16. THE CARMELITE FRIARS OF LYME
In November, 1325, a jury of inquest declared
that it would not be to the king's prejudice if
he licensed William Darre, chaplain, to grant a
messuage and 8 acres of land in Lyme to the
Carmelite Friars. The land paid 15s. 10¾d.
towards the firm of the town and was worth 2s.
a year besides. (fn. 73)
The house does not seem to have been
founded. (fn. 74)
||Inq. a q.d. file 183, No. 4.
||William of Worcester (Itin. 372), speaking of
Thomas Beaufort, duke of Exeter, says: 'Item habuit
iii vel iiii infantes et obierunt apud Lyme inter