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Details of SC 8/98/4858
Reference: SC 8/98/4858
Description:
Petitioners: Prioress of Clerkenwell.
Addressees: King.
Occupation: Prioress of Clerkenwell
Nature of request: The Prioress of Clerkenwell requests a remedy for the fact that the people of London trample down and destroy her corn and her meadows with their miracle-plays and their wrestling-matches, so that she can get not profit from her lands, and can have no remedy against them at law.
Nature of endorsement: The constable has been ordered not to permit etc.
Places mentioned: Clerkenwell, [Middlesex]; London.
Note: Probably from the reign of Edward I, and assigned notionally here to the last quarter of the thirteenth century.
Date: [c. 1275-c. 1300]
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: Parliamentary Petition 1478
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: French
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
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