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Order to pay £600 in payment of £1,200 (2 March 1637)


Exchequer of Receipts, Order Books 1637: Order to pay £600 in part payment of £1,200 to Van Dyck, for pictures delivered to the King, signed by William London and Francis Lord Cottington Chancellor of the Exchequer, audited by Brooke.

Date, place
Westminster, 2-3-1637

Archival reference
The National Archives, Kew E 403/2756 f. 6

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, chronology 2 May 1637

How to cite: Innes-Mulraine, James. “Order to pay £600 in payment of £1,200.” In Jordaens Van Dyck Panel Paintings Project. Edited by Joost Vander Auwera and Justin Davies. (accessed 16 June 2024)

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Folio 6

By Order dated tertio Aprilis[1] to Sir Anthony Vandike knight the somme of £600 in part of £1,200 for certen pictures by him delivered to His Majesties use without accompt imprest etc per breve de private Sigillo datum vicesimo tertio Februarii[2] 1636

Guilelmus London Francis Cottington

Left margin
Sir Anthony Vandike for
part of £1,200 for pictures

Right margin


[1] Translated ‘3rd April’

[2] Trans. ‘By letter given under Privy Seal 23rd February’


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