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Certificate by the Lord Mayor of London ‘precinct of Blackfriars’ (23 December 1635)

Abstract

State Papers, Lord Mayor’s certificate of ‘strangers’ submitted to the Lords of the Council following their order 30th September 1635 to make a count of foreign-born manual workers and tradesmen in London, Westminster and Middlesex, dated 23rd December 1635. Van Dyck and his six servants are included among 128 Dutch residents of Blackfriars.

Place, date
City of London, 23-12-1635

Archival reference
The National Archives, Kew SP 16/105 f.38

Transcribed by James Innes-Mulraine

Publication history

Transcription published in:

  • Susan J. Barnes, Nora De Poorter, Oliver Millar, Horst Vey Van Dyck: A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings Yale University Press 2003, chronology 23rd December 1635

How to cite: Innes-Mulraine, James. “Certificate by the Lord Mayor of London ‘precinct of Blackfriars’.” In Jordaens Van Dyck Panel Paintings Project. Edited by Joost Vander Auwera and Justin Davies.
jordaensvandyck.org/archive/certificate-by-the-lord-mayor-of-london-precinct-of-blackfriars-23-december-1635/ (accessed 1 December 2022)

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Folio 39

Title of certificate

A note of all such straungers inhabiting within the Precinct of blackfriers aswell names trades and from where they came, as also of the tyme of their residence there.

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Folio 40

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Dutch

16th household in list 

Sir Anthony Vandike. 2 yeares 6. Servants from Linmer[1]


Only the relevant entry is published

[1] Van Dyck’s occupation, limner, has been mistaken by the clerk transcribing the survey for a town of origin.

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