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Order to pay £300 of £1,200 owed to Van Dyck (24 February 1637)


Exchequer of Receipt: Auditor’s Privy Seal Books 1636 – 1641: Order for pay £300 of £1,200 owed to Van Dyck, signed by William London and Francis Lord Cottington, two of the four Tellers of the Receipt of the Exchequer, 24th February 1637.

Date and place
London, 24-02-1637

Archival reference
The National Archives, Kew E 403/2568 f.147

Transcribed by James Innes-Mulraine

Publication history

Excerpt published in:

  • Susan J. Barnes, Nora De Poorter, Oliver Millar, Horst Vey Van Dyck: A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings Yale University Press 2003, apprendix chronology sub 1637.

How to cite: Innes-Mulraine, James. “Order to pay £300 of £1,200 owed to Van Dyck.” In Jordaens Van Dyck Panel Paintings Project. Edited by Joost Vander Auwera and Justin Davies. (accessed 5 October 2023)

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Folio 147

Sabbatij Jovis vicesimo quarto Februarii[1]       1637

By Order dated vicesimo novo Decembris[2] 1637 To Sir Anthony Vandike knight the somme of £300 in full of £1,200 for certen pictures by him delivered to his Majesties use without accompt imprest etc per breve de privato Sigillo datum vicesimo tertio Februarij[3] 1636

Guilelmus[4] London Francis Cottington

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Sir Anthony Vandike knight full of £1,200 for pictures

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[1] Translated ‘Saturday Thursday 24th February’

[2] Trans. ‘29th December 1637’

[3] Trans. ‘by letters given under Privy Seal 23rd February’

[4] Trans. ‘William’

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