Compounding, Committee

Compounding, Committee

Calendars provide summaries full enough, for most purposes, to replace the original documents. These summaries are printed in chronological order and do not necessarily reflect the archival ordering of the documents (hence ‘calendar’). They are the primary finding aid for the records that they describe. This series records the activity of the Committee for Compounding for the period 1643-60. The Committee for Compounding for the Estates of Royalists and Delinquents was established by Parliament in 1643 to raise money for its fight with Charles I in the Civil War