Catalogue description Petitioners: Thomas Kene of Selkirk Name(s): Kene, Thomas Addressees: King...

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Details of SC 8/54/2699
Reference: SC 8/54/2699
Petitioners: Thomas Kene of Selkirk
Name(s): Kene, Thomas
Addressees: King and council
Nature of request: Thomas Kene of Selkirk states that as he was travelling along the king's highway with his merchandise, he was robbed near Wentbridge by John de Montkyl of Pontefract and John Parker; and that John de Montkyl and his wife and sons imprisoned him until he made fine with them. He request's the king's grace and aid.
Nature of endorsement: He is to go to common law.
Places mentioned: Selkirk, [Selkirkshire, Scotland]; Doncaster, [West Riding of Yorkshire]; Wynbrigg (Wentbridge), [West Riding of Yorkshire]; Pontefract, [West Riding of Yorkshire]
People mentioned: John de Montkyl (Monkhill) of Pontefract; John Parker; Ralph [de Montkyl (Monkhill)], son of John de Montkyl; Thomas [de Montkyl (Monkhill)], son of John de Montkyl
Note: Dated on the guard to the reign of Edward II, and possibly to 1320-1327, noting CPR 1324-7 p.230, an oyer et terminer on complaint of assault against a Thomas de Munkhill amongst others, dated at Wingham, 23 August 1325. The note on the guard also notes that he was apparently murdered in 1327 (CPR 1327-30, p.162).
Date: [? 1320-1327]
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: Parliamentary Petition 4567
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: French
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
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