Catalogue description Petitioners: ? No Petitioner named Nature of Request: Copy of a charter of Henry...

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Details of SC 8/54/2678B
Reference: SC 8/54/2678B
Description:
Petitioners: ? No Petitioner named
Nature of request: Copy of a charter of Henry II to the Templars, granting them a mark every year from every sheriff in England, and a mark from every city, town or castle paying the king £100 or more annually.
Nature of endorsement: [None]
Places mentioned: Chinon [Touraine, France]
People mentioned: Henry [II], King of England; Henry [I], King of England; Geoffrey, [Count of Anjou]; William, son of Henry II; [Matilda], Empress and Countess of Anjou; Eleanor [of Aquitaine], Queen of England; the Order of the Temple (Knights Templars); Matthew, Bishop of Anjou; Fulk, Abbot of the Oratory; William, brother of Henry II; William, Earl of Gloucester; Roger de Clare, Earl [of Hertford]; Richard [de Clare]; Humphrey [de Bohun], Constable of England; Richard de Luci (Lucy); Manasser Biset (Bisset), Steward of the Household; Warren Fitz Gerard, Chamberlain; Robert de Dunest'; Richard de Campivilla.
Note: Copy of a charter of Henry II attached to a petition dated tentatively to 1322-1330. The original can be dated to 1156 by its date 'at Chinon in the King's Army' and by its witness-list (see Vincent, Henry II, no.1371A).
Date: [? 1322-? 1330]
Related material:

The petition to which this charter was attached is SC 8/54/2678A

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: Parliamentary Petition 2835
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: Latin
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
Publication note:

The Acta of Henry II, N. Vincent, no.1371A (full edition of charter)

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