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A colored "ground plott of Cornet Castle."

A colored

Engineer: Thomas Phillips

Shelfmark: King's MS 48

Item number: ff. 33v-34

Length: 505

Width: 721

Scale: Millimetres

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This plan accompanies "A remaine taken of all ordnance, carriages, powder, shott, and all other stores and provisions of warr, at Cornett Castle, in his Maties. Island of Guernsey, by Capt. Richard Leake, Master Gunner of England, by order of the Honoble. Colonell George Legge, Lieut. Generall of his Mats. Ordnance, May ye 26th, 1680;" with an account of the ordnance, how and where they are mounted.

The document is one from a larger report prepared for King Charles II in 1680-81: 'THE PRESENT STATE of Guernsey with a short accompt of Iersey and the Forts belonging to the said Islands, by Col nll George Legge [Baron Dartmouth, 1682], Lieutenant-General of His Ma ties ; Ordnance', 1680, with elaborately-coloured title-page enclosing, at the head, the royal arms and, at the foot, arms and crest of Legge, and many charts, plans, and views of Guernsey, Jersey, and Sark by Thomas Phillips, Engineer. On f. 2 is the letter of Col. Legge, dat. 9 Jan. 16 80 / 81 , presenting the report to King [Charles II].

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