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Warrant to pay Edward Norgate (21 May 1632)


Privy Seal Books, 1630 – 1632: Privy Seal warrant to pay Edward Norgate Windsor Herald and Keeper of his Majesty’s Organs 15 shillings a day for Van Dyck’s board and lodging at his house, given 21st May 1632, signed by John Packer, Clerk of the Privy Seal

Archival reference
The National Archives, Kew E 403/2566 f.108

Transcribed by James Innes-Mulraine

Publication history

Full transcription published in:

  • William Hookham Carpenter Pictorial Notices consisting of a Memoir of Anthony Van Dyck James Carpenter, London 1844, p70

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 22nd June 1632

How to cite: Innes-Mulraine, James. “Warrant to pay Edward Norgate.” In Jordaens Van Dyck Panel Paintings Project. Edited by Joost Vander Auwera and Justin Davies. (accessed 16 June 2024)

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Folio 108

Charles by the grace of God Kinge of England Scotland France and Ireland defender of the Faith to the Treasurer and Undertreasurer of our Exchequer for the tyme being greeting, Wee doe hereby will and comaund you out of our Treasure remayning in the Receipt of our said Exchequer to pay or cause to be paid an Allowance of Fifteene shillings by the day for the dyett and lodging of Signior Anthonio Van Dike and his servants the same to begin from the first day of Aprill last past to continue dureing the said Van Dikes residence here The allowance aforesaid to be advanced Monethely unto the said Edward Norgate or his Assignes without any accompt imprest or other Charge to be sett upon him or them for the same or any parte thereof And these our letters shalbe sufficient warrant and discharge in this behalfe Given under our Privy Seale at our Palace of Westminster the One and Twentyeth of May in the Eight year of our Raigne

John Packer


Left margin
Edward Norgate Esquire for the dyett and lodginge of Signior Anthonio Van dike

XV shillings per diem to commence from the first of Aprill last to continue duringe his residing here to be advanced monethly without Accompt. Executed Vicesimo uno Maij[1] 1632


[1] Translated 21st May

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