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BOHUN, Humphrey de (d 1274)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/1298
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: BOHUN, Humphrey de (d 1274)
Date(s): 1250
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres (1 document).
Name of creator(s): Bohun | Humphrey de | d 1274 | second Earl of Hereford and the first Earl of Essex x de Bohun | Humphrey


Administrative/Biographical history:

Humphrey de Bohun was the second Earl of Hereford and the first Earl of Essex. He succeeded his father Henry, first earl in 1220 and was created Earl of Essex after the death of his maternal uncle William de Mandeville in 1227. He was in addition Constable of England. Originally on the side of Simon de Montfort, by 1263 he had returned to the king's party. He died 14 September 1274.

Henry Frowic (Frowyke) was the son of Thomas Frowyke of Old Fold, South Mimms, a citizen of London and Lord Mayor in 1275.


Scope and content/abstract:

Confirmation by Humphrey de Bohun, Earl of Hereford and Essex, of premises in South Mimms purchased by Henry Frowic, citizen of London, from Arnulf de Maundevil; together with right of common for Frowic's animals, to include 40 she-goats and 2 he-goats, in de Bohun's park at Enfield, 1250.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

One document.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Purchased in December 1975 with the aid of the V and A Purchase Grant Fund; see

Allied Materials

Related material:

See also ACC/0351/660 an inspeximus, 8 July 1566, of decrees in Duchy of Lancaster allowing claim of Lord of Manor of Old Fold to hunt in Enfield Chase, in which the confirmation is the fifth charter produced in evidence and recited.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Records prepared May to September 2011.

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