Market Privileges 1396-1400

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'Market Privileges 1396-1400', Borough Market Privileges: The hinterland of medieval London, c.1400 (2006). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51631 Date accessed: 20 August 2014.


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Market Privileges 1396-1400

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Date ? Place ? Description ?
04/07/1396 Bridgend (Lincolnshire)
Donington (Lincolnshire)
Grant to the prior of St Saviour's, Bridgend, of certain customs from those who pass over the same for 3 years (set out as in a pontage) for the repair of the causeway leading from the town of Bridgend to Donington in Holand and the bridges of the same. [CPR 1396-99, 8]
26/08/1396Bristol (Gloucestershire)Grant to the mayor, bailiffs and good men of Bristol of murage for 10 years for repairing its quay walls as well as its town walls. [CPR 1396-99, 21]
11/07/1396 Dover (Kent)
Sandwich (Kent)
Order to the collectors of customs and subsidies and keepers of the passage in Dover and Sandwich to allow Augustine de Torino, esquire of the duke of Milan, to pass over sea in one of these ports with 20 men, taking 30 greyhounds, 12 bows, 12 dozen arrows, 30 horns and wallets and other goods and harness, without payment of custom or subsidy. [CCR 1396-99, 8]
06/07/1396 East Malling (Kent)
Larkfield (Kent)
Newhithe (Kent)
Grant to John Kyng and Walter Gyles of East Malling, in aid of the repair of the highway leading from Larkfield through East Malling to Newhithe, destroyed by the frequent traffic of wains, carts and other carriages, that they may for 3 years take the following customs [pavage] viz. from every wain laden with timber or fuel 1/2d and from every cart so laden 1/4d. [CPR 1396-99, 6]
06/07/1396Hythe (Kent)Order to the warden of the Cinque Ports or his lieutenant to admit the bailiff appointed by the archbishop of Canterbury as lord of the town of Hythe, and to allow the archbishop to enjoy his rights in the town, including the market, fair, tolls and other profits, as he and his predecessors have had since time out of memory; whereas the warden has newly refused to admit the said bailiff and the cause has been debated before the king. [CCR 1396-99, 11-12]
27/11/1396Kingston upon Hull (Yorkshire)Grant to the mayor, bailiffs and good men of Kingston upon Hull of murage for 5 years. [CPR 1396-99, 40]
03/02/1396LondonOrder to the collectors of customs and subsidies in the port of London to allow the captain of Calais castle without payment of customs or subsidies to load in ships in that port and take to Calais for furnishing the castle 1 last of white herring, 1 last of red herring, 200 salt fish and 400 stockfish. [CCR 1392-96, 452]
11/09/1396LondonGrant to the king's clerks Ralph Repynton and William Asshirst of a messuage called a brewhouse with 2 shops and 2 sollars built over it in the parish of St Andrew, Baynard's Castle, London, and a house called a bakehouse in Basyng Lane, London. [CPR 1396-99, 47]
26/11/1396York (Yorkshire)Grant to the mayor, sheriffs and citizens of York of murage for 3 years, to be levied on all things coming to the city for sale. [CPR 1396-99, 37]
05/11/1397Barton-upon-Humber (Lincolnshire)Grant to the good men of Barton upon Humber of pavage for 2 years. [CPR 1396-99, 252]
26/06/1397Beverley (Yorkshire)Grant to the burgesses and good men of Beverley of pavage for 5 years, to be taken from things coming to that town for sale, except wool, hides and woolfells. [CPR 1396-99, 165]
28/05/1397 Bodmin (Cornwall)
London
Pardon of outlawry to Henry Richard of Bodmin for non-appearance to answer Robert Burford, citizen and "belleyetere" of London for a debt of £20. [CPR 1396-99, 135]
20/01/1397Combe Abbas (Warwickshire)Inspeximus and confirmation to the abbot and convent of St Mary, Combe, of (among other charters) of a charter of Richard I granting to the said abbot and convent quittance of toll, passage, pontage and all other custom throughout his lands. [CPR 1396-99, 55]
12/07/1397Hulbrigge (?) (Yorkshire)Grant, out of reverence for St John of Beverley, to Robert, archbishop of York, that for 3 years he may have a ferry over his own water at Hulbrigge, and levy from every man passing over it with a horse 1/2d. and for every other beast a farthing, on condition that the moneys so raised be applied to the repair of a stone bridge there to be constructed. [passage; pontage] [CPR 1396-99, 170]
12/11/1397Kirtling (Cambridgeshire)Order to all royal officials and others to allow the men and tenants in the town of Kirtling, which is of the ancient demesne of the crown, to be quit of payment of toll, stallage, chiminage, pontage, pavage, picage, murage and passage on their goods and property, as they ought to be and used to be by custom. [CCR 1396-99, 160]
20/05/1397Lincoln (Lincolnshire)Grant to the mayor, bailiffs and good men of Lincoln of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1396-99, 137]
26/11/1397LondonOrder to the collectors of subsidies in London to allow John Trailly, knight, to load in that port and without payment of customs or subsidies to take to Bordeaux 3 barrels of oat flour, 200 stockfish, 50 salt fish and 1 pipe of green peas for the consumption of his household, as well as various pieces of cloth and equipment [listed in detail]. [CCR 1396-99, 185]
10/04/1397LondonOrder to the collectors of customs and subsidies and keepers of the passage in London to allow Walter Bouet to load in ships in that port and after payment of customs and subsidies to take to Calais 1,000 bolts (petilia). [CCR 1396-99, 101]
27/04/1397LondonOrder to the customers in London to allow John de Stratton, lord of Landras in Aquitaine, to load in a ship in that port and without payment of customs or subsidies to take to Gascony 2 marble stones for his tomb and the tomb of Isabel his wife, marked with his arms, and 1 wine vessel called a hogshead filled with harness and implements of his. [CCR 1396-99, 99]
24/02/1397 London
Norfolk
Writ of supersedeas in favour of William Bardolfe, brother of lord Bardolf, and John Cursoun, knight, at suit of Thomas Freeke, Edmund Dene, and John Freeke, each citizen and woodmonger of London, for render of 100 marks apiece. [CCR 1396-99, 93]
07/03/1397LondonOrder to the mayor and sheriffs of London to dearrest certain merchants of Holland and Seeland and their ships loaded with eels and beer in the port of London, to allow them to make their advantage thereof, and after payment of customs and subsidies to go where they want. [CCR 1396-99, 42]
14/02/1397 London
Billericay (Essex)
Pardon of outlawry to John Godegroom, butcher of London, for non-appearance to answer Roger Tannere of Billericay for a debt of 6 marks 4d. [CPR 1396-99, 133]
04/08/1397Ludlow (Shropshire)Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Ludlow of murage for 7 years. [CPR 1396-99, 176]
14/06/1397Newcastle upon Tyne (Northumberland)Grant to the mayor, bailiffs and whole commonalty of Newcastle upon Tyne of pontage for 3 years from 26 February next. [CPR 1396-99, 149]
07/06/1397 Penn (Buckinghamshire [?])
London
Pardon of outlawry to Thomas Virgun the younger, of Penn, for non-appearance to answer John Hore, citizen and timbermonger of London for a debt of 100s. [woodmonger] [CPR 1396-99, 136]
20/10/1397Scarborough (Yorkshire)Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Scarborough of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1396-99, 217]
17/04/1397Southampton (Hampshire)Order to the collectors of customs and subsidies and keepers of the passage in Southampton to allow Gerard de Albertis of Florence without payment of customs or subsidies to ship in that port and take to Rome 6 embroidered beds, 16 pieces and 9 "boltes" of worsted, 19 dozen caps and 4 dozen pewter vessels garnished, to the use of Master Walter Cooke, who has made oath in chancery that the same shall be applied to his use, and not to any other uses for traffic. [CCR 1396-99, 102]
11/04/1397Southampton (Hampshire)Order to the collectors of customs and subsidies and keepers of the passage in Southampton to allow Gerard de Albertis of Florence without payment of customs or subsidies to ship in that port and take to Rome 4 embroidered beds, 8 pieces and 8 rolls of worsted, 1 dozen caps of scarlet and 2 dozen of black, for the use of William Brut, a monk of the abbey of St Peter, Gloucester, who has made oath in chancery that the same shall be applied to the furtherance of certain business in that court which specifically concerns the abbey, and not to any other uses for traffic. [CCR 1396-99, 101]
29/01/1397Tadcaster (Yorkshire)Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Tadcaster of pontage for 3 years. [CPR 1396-99, 59]
11/02/1397Thornton upon Humber (Lincolnshire)Inspeximus and confirmation to the abbot and convent of St Mary's, Thornton upon Humber, of (among other charters) a charter of Richard I, dated 20/9/1189, exempting the canons and monks of the abbey from toll, passage, pontage, pedage, stallage etc. [CChR vol. III, p. 9] [CPR 1396-99, 84-5]
06/06/1397 Whitwell (Norfolk)
Hingham (Norfolk)
Foulsham (Norfolk)
Mandate to all royal officials and others to allow the men and tenants of Whitwell and Foulsham in Eynsford hundred and of Hingham in Forehoe hundred to be exempt from toll throughout England, as they are of the ancient demesne of the crown. [CPR 1396-99, 145]
06/07/1397Windsor (Berkshire)Grant to the burgesses of New Windsor of pontage for 3 years for the repair of the Thames bridge. [CPR 1396-99, 169]
17/05/1397 Woolpit (Suffolk)
Wyverstone (Suffolk)
Pardon of outlawry to John Clopton, ploughman of Woolpit, for non-appearance to answer Robert Chapman of Wyverstone for a debt of 40s. [CPR 1396-99, 134]
19/10/1398Aylesbury (Buckinghamshire)Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Aylesbury of pontage [and pavage] for 3 years for repair of the bridges of Stanbrugge, Omannebrugge, Waltonebrugge and Spetilbrugge near that town. [CPR 1396-99, 427]
20/05/1398Barton-upon-Humber (Lincolnshire)Revocation of Letters Patent of 5/11/1397 granting pavage to the good men of Barton upon Humber. [CPR 1396-99, 343]
17/04/1398 Cookham (Berkshire)
Bray (Berkshire)
Maidenhead (Berkshire)
Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Cookham and Bray of pontage for 2 years for the repair of the bridge of Maidenhead. [CPR 1396-99, 324]
28/11/1398Eye (Suffolk)Order to all royal officials and others to allow the tenants of Michael de la Pole, now earl of Suffolk, of the honour of Eye, free men and others, to be quit of payment of toll, stallage, chiminage, pontage, pavage, picage, murage and passage, as they ought to be and the men and tenants of that honour used to be since time out of mind throughout the realm. [CCR 1396-99, 357]
20/06/1398Fareham (Hampshire)Grant to Edward de Frogmore and Hugh Brewer of Fareham of pontage and pavage for 2 years for repair of the bridge and causeway of that town. [CPR 1396-99, 358]
11/02/1398Gloucester (Gloucestershire)Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Gloucester of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1396-99, 290]
26/07/1398 Great Brickhill (Buckinghamshire)
Fenny Stratford (Buckinghamshire)
Grant to Thomas Bailly of Great Brickhill and Simon Mason of pontage for 3 years for repair of the bridge of Fenny Stratford. [CPR 1396-99, 400]
07/11/1398 Henley-on-Thames (Oxfordshire)
London
Pardon of outlawry to Nicholas Willy of Henley for non-appearance to answer Thomas Corton, citizen and fishmonger of London, and Andrew Preston, citizen and vintner of London, for debts of 10 marks and 8 marks respectively. [CPR 1396-99, 393]
02/05/1398 Lancaster (Lancashire)
Preston (Lancashire)
Liverpool (Lancashire)
Foudray Peel (Lancashire)
Arnside (Lancashire)
Exemption until further order of the knights, esquires, burgesses, merchants and commonalty of the county of Lancashire, on their petition, from customs and imposts to be paid and levied to the king's use on corn, malt, meat and fish imported at Lancaster, Preston, Liverpool, Foudray Peel and Arnside. [CPR 1396-99, 328]
28/08/1398LondonGrant to John Shirlok and Thomas Richard of pavage for 2 years, in aid of paving the street from the Bar of the New Temple, London, to Charing Cross. [CPR 1396-99, 408]
09/10/1398LondonOrder to the customers in London to allow Arnald Wyntufell, after payment of customs, subsidies etc., to take 24 weys of cheese in that port over to any parts he pleases. [CCR 1396-99, 333]
04/03/1398Southampton (Hampshire)Grant to the mayor and bailiffs of Southampton of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1396-99, 317]
03/05/1398 Stondon Massey (Essex)
Stratford le Bow (Middlesex)
Pardon of outlawry to John Westwode of Stondon Massey for non-appearance to answer John Edmond, baker of Stratford le Bow, for a debt of 40s. [CPR 1396-99, 303]
21/11/1398 Thaydon Garnon (Essex)
London
Pardon of outlawry to Thomas Gernon of Thaydon Garnon, esquire, for non-appearance to answer Adam Bret, citizen and brewer of London, for a debt of £28. 16s. 8d. [CPR 1396-99, 393]
02/03/1398Walsall (Staffordshire)Order to all royal officials and others to allow the men of the manor of Walsall, which is of the ancient demesne of the crown, to be quit of payment of toll on their goods and property, as they should be by custom. [CCR 1396-99, 251]
06/08/1398 Ware (Hertfordshire)
London
Writ of supersedeas omnino to the sheriff of Hertfordshire in favour of John Bedeforde of Ware and order to set him free, if taken at suit of William Flete clerk averring threats. Mainpernors for John: John Bedforde of London, John Joynour, ironmonger, John Deyster, drover, and John Picard, brewer, all of London. [CCR 1396-99, 393]
18/10/1398Wednesbury (Staffordshire)Mandate to all royal officials and others to allow the men and tenants in the town of Wednesbury, which is of the ancient demesne of the crown, to be exempt from toll in accordance with custom. [CPR 1396-99, 419]
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Date
Date of the granting of the privilege.
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Description
Description of the substance of the privilege. Bibliographic details are given in square brackets at the end of each entry. The abbreviations used may be found in the Editorial note.