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Casting of Iron Ordinance - late 16th Century

Documents from the correspondence of Sir John Leveson related to the Privy Council instructions d/31.10.1588 to Lord Cobham, Lord Lieutenant of the County of Kent, to produce an inventory of all iron masters, iron workings and iron ordnance in Kent. Also instructing him to take monetary bonds from irom masters not to produce ordnance without the order from the Privy Council.