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Details of SC 8/103/5121
Reference: SC 8/103/5121
Petitioners: Richard Champion
Name(s): Champion, Richard
Addressees: King and Council
Nature of request: The petitioner asks for a grant of the tenth penny and will certify to the king what more certain mines are worth. He shows that he has discovered mines of lead and silver in many of the places of Cumberland and Westmorland, from which the king will derive much profit if he will undertake the expense.
Nature of endorsement: Let this petition be shown to the treasurer and he will enact this business, which is to the king's profit.Coram domino Rege.
Places mentioned: Cumberland; Westmorland.
Note: Dated by Fraser, Northern Petitions, p.106 (no.72).
Date: [c. 1324]
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: Parliamentary Petition 2109
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: French
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
Publication note:

Northern Petitions Illustrative of Life in Berwick, Cumbria and Durham in the Fourteenth Century, Ed. C.M. Fraser, (Surtees Society, vol. CXCIV, 1981), p.106 (no.72) (summary of petition with references)

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