Catalogue description Royal letters patent

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Details of Fa/I/1
Reference: Fa/I/1
Title: Royal letters patent

Grant to Barons of Faversham of immunity from toll and all custom on sale and purchase in England and Normandy in whosesoever land they shall come and soc and sac, toll and theam and infangenthef, werefry, wytefry, lestagefri and locoffri, and immunity from shire and hundred, den and strand, at Gernemua, as they, their predecessors and their Combarons of the Cinque Ports had enjoyed them in the time of King Edward and of the other predecessors of the King. They are to plead nowhere but where they were accustomed, that is at Shipwey, and none shall unjustly disturb them or their merchandise under pain of the forfeiture of ten pounds.


Witnesses: John Maunsell, Provost of Beverley, Master William de Kilkenny, Archdeacon of Coventry, Ralph, son of Nicholas, Bertram de Crioill, John de Lessinton, and others.


At Westminster, 4 June, 36 Henry [III, 1252]


Endorsed in 19th century hand "Matth. Denham".

Date: 1252
Related material:

[Charter Roll, 36 Henry III, m.10].

Held by: Kent History and Library Centre, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Physical condition: Part of first Great Seal of Henry III in green wax appended on red(?) woven silk(?) laces. Enlarged initial letter

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