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JAMES II (1633-1701). King of England, Scotland and Ireland.
Document Signed, ('James R' at the head), 1 page folio (oblong) on vellum, given at Whitehall, 9 February 1684/5 (the third day of his reign in England). Countersigned by the earl of Sunderland and (in the left hand margin) by William Blathwayt (ca 1650-1717). Somewhat soiled overall and lacking the papered seal.
Raising David Eyton to the rank of ensign 'of that Company in Our First Regiment of Our Foot Guards commanded by Our Right Trusty and Right Entire Beloved Cousin Henry Duke of Grafton, whereof Captain Charles Progers is Captaine. ...'
[No: 24130]

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