Market Privileges 1401-1410

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'Market Privileges 1401-1410', Borough Market Privileges: The hinterland of medieval London, c.1400 (2006). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51632 Date accessed: 03 September 2014.


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Date ? Place ? Description ?
22/08/1401 Birmingham (Warwickshire)
Stratford-upon-Avon (Warwickshire)
Alcester (Warwickshire)
Coleshill (Warwickshire)
Dudley (Warwickshire)
Walsall (Staffordshire)
Commission to enquire into the report that certain evildoers, scheming to hinder the king's lieges going by the roads and highways between Birmingham and Stratford and Alcester to the markets of Coleshill, Birmingham, Wallsall and Dudley in Staffordshire and Warwickshire, from buying and selling corn, victuals and other necessaries there, assembled in divers conventicles and veiling their faces with masks, with garments turned in the manner of torturers and carrying machines called "gladmeres" and other instruments lay in ambush and assaulted the king's lieges going to and from the markets and put them and their horses to flight, so that the women and children riding on the horses with sacks fell off and some died and some were injured, and cut the sacks and scattered the corn along the roads. [CPR 1399-1401, 552]
27/01/1401Bosham (Sussex)Order to all royal officials and others throughout England to allow all men and tenants of the manor of Bosham to be quit of payment of toll, stallage, chiminage, pontage, pavage, murage and passage on their goods and wares, as they ought to be and all their ancestors, tenants of that manor used to be by custom, as it is of the ancient demesne of the crown. [CCR 1399-1402, 243]
28/02/1401Bridgwater (Somerset)Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Bridgewater of pontage and pavage for 1 year from 22 October next. [CPR 1399-1401, 437]
08/02/1401Bristol (Gloucestershire)Licence for William Hamme and Thomas Derham, merchants of Bristol to ship 6 packs of cloth, 20 tuns of old wine and 20 quarters of salt in the port of Bristol and take them to Ireland to buy Salmon there with the cloth and wine and to salt it with the salt and bring the same back to England after due payment of customs and subsidies, provided the wine is not drinkable in England. [CPR 1399-1401, 425]
23/11/1401 Coventry (Warwickshire)
London
Pardon of outlawry to Richard Merbrook of Coventry for non-appearance to answer John Bronnesbury, citizen and butcher of London, for a debt of 100s. [CPR 1401-5, 74]
18/02/1401Evesham (Worcestershire)Grant ot the good men of Evesham of pavage for 4 years by the ordinance and supervision of the abbot of Evesham. [CPR 1399-1401, 439]
20/11/1401Eye (Suffolk)Order to all royal officials and others, if the tenants of the honour of Eye ought to be and time out of mind have been quit of toll throughout the realm, and if Ralph Messager is a tenant of that honour, to allow him to be quit thereof. [CCR 1399-1402, 435]
08/03/1401Eye (Suffolk)mandate to all royal officials and others to allow the tenants of Michael de la Pole, earl of Suffolk, of his honour of Eye, to be quit of toll, stallage, chiminage, pontage, pavage, picage, murage and passage throughout the realm, as they have been timne out of mind. [CPR 1399-1401, 452]
05/02/1401Fenny Stratford (Buckinghamshire)Grant to the good men of Fenny Stratford of pontage for 2 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 425]
02/03/1401Fordingbridge (Hampshire)Grant to the good men of Fordingbridge of pontage for 2 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 437]
08/02/1401 Great Yarmouth (Norfolk)
Lowestoft (Suffolk)
Kirkley (Suffolk)
Inspeximus and confirmation of an agreement between the bailiffs, burgesses and commonalty of Great Yarmouth and the men of Lowestoft, that the men of Lowestoft may come to Kirkley Rood and freely buy and sell herrings and other victuals and merchandise, except merchandise of Ireland, from and to any merchants, except those fishers of Holland and Seeland who are hosted to the said bailiffs, burgesses and commonalty of Great Yarmouth, ain which case for every last of fresh herrings they shall pay 1/2 mark to the hosts of Great Yarmouth, provided that the herrings be sold by clear day and not by night. [CPR 1399-1401, 428]
05/02/1401Hereford (Herefordshire)Grant to the mayor and citizens of Hereford of murage for 5 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 423]
28/11/1401Hertford (Hertfordshire)Mandate to all buyers and purveyors of victuals and other things of the household and sheriffs and others not to take any horses of the king's tenants of his town of Hertford or others coming with wheat, malt, barley, oats and other corn and victuals to the town on market days for the use of anyone, except the king or his sons and daughters. [CPR 1401-5, 19]
02/03/1401Lincoln (Lincolnshire)Grant to the mayor, bailiffs and citizens of Lincoln of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 396]
25/07/1401LondonWrit of supersedeas to the sheriffs of London in favour of Robert Thornhille, porter, at suit of Hugh Martyn for trespass. Mainpernors: Robert Martyn, vintner, John Bradley, fishmonger, John Noble, skinner, and John Lyswode, "flaxman" of London. [CCR 1399-1402, 411]
14/11/1401LondonWrit of supersedeas omnino to the sheriffs of London in respect of taking of John Iforde, brewer, any security for keeping the peace at suit of William Lynam, woodmonger of London. [CCR 1399-1402, 478]
16/06/1401 London
Horsham (Sussex)
Pardon of outlawry to Roger Terry of Horsham for non-appearance to answer John Wyngode, brewer of London, for a debt of 6 marks. [CPR 1399-1401, 497]
19/11/1401Lowestoft (Suffolk)Order to all royal officials and others not to distrain the men and burgesses of Lowestoft, which is of the ancient demesne of the crown, to pay toll on their goods and property, releasing any distress upon them made, as by custom the men of the ancient demsne ought to be quit thereof throughout the realm. [CCR 1399-1402, 430]
c. 1401Lowestoft (Suffolk)Order to all royal officials and others throughout England to allow the men and burgesses of Lowestoft which is of the ancient demesne of the crown to be quit of toll throughout the realm. [Oak Book I, 4-5]
12/03/1401Ludlow (Shropshire)Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Ludlow of murage for 7 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 444]
26/02/1401 Newcastle upon Tyne (Northumberland)
Durham
Commission to enquire into a report that divers men of Northumberland and Durham have loaded and unloaded ships, boats and other vessels with victuals, merchandise and other things on either side of the Tyne and have taken and retained prises, toll, custom and other profits and commodities belonging to the king, bought, sold and forestalled divers victuals and merchandise there in places unaccustomed in time past, built on either side of the river in certain places called "le flodemark" and committed other usurpations and offences within the liberty of Newcastle upon Tyne. [CPR 1399-1401, 461]
18/05/1401Newport (Essex)Order to all royal officials and others to allow the men of the manor of Newport, which is of the ancient demesne of the crown, to be quit of toll on their goods and property, as they ought to be and they and their ancestors used to be by custom. [CCR 1399-1401, 338]
20/02/1401Oundle (Northamptonshire)Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Oundle of pontage for 2 years for the repair of the bridge called Ashton Bridge near the town. [CPR 1399-1401, 432]
20/1/1401Oxford (Oxfordshire)Inspeximus and confirmation by Henry IV of the previous charters of Henry II and Henry III and their confirmations by Edward I, Edward III and Richard II, granting and confirming to the burgesses of Oxford (among other privileges) quittance from toll and passage throughout England and Normandy. [Oxford Royal Letters, 93-94]
7/2/1401Portsmouth (Hampshire)Inspeximus and confirmation by Henry IV of Richard II's confirmation of charters of Richard I, John, and Henry III, and their confirmations by Edward II and Edward III, granting to the burgesses of Portsmouth an annual fair for 15 days at the feast of St Peter ad Vincula (i.e. 1 August), a weekly market on Thursdays, and quittance from toll, pontage, passage, pedage, payage, stallage and tallage (as well as other liberties). [Portsmouth Charters, 12-13]
16/2/1401Reading (Berkshire)Inspeximus and confirmation by Henry IV of Richard II's charter of confirmation of a charter of Henry III granting to the burgesses of Reading (among other liberties) quittance from toll, passage and carriage throughout England, and its confirmation by Edward III. [Reading Charters, 3]
22/02/1401Redbridge (Hampshire)Grant to Robert Amory and Thomas Leget of pontage for 5 years for the repair of the bridge of Redbridge. [CPR 1399-1401, 436]
08/02/1401Scarborough (Yorkshire)Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Scarborough of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 365]
07/03/1401Scarborough (Yorkshire)Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Scarborough of quayage for 10 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 454]
05/02/1401Southwold (Suffolk)Order to all royal officials and others to allow the men and tenants of Southwold, which is of the honour of Gloucester, to be quit of toll, pontage, passage, picage, pavage and murage as they ought to be, and they and other tenants of that town used heretofore to be throughout the realm time out of mind. [CCR 1399-1402, 244]
03/02/1401Tetsworth (Oxfordshire)Pardon of outlawry in Middlesex to George de Ryslep, maltman, lately dwelling in Tetsworth, for non-appearance to answer Thomas atte Doune and John Matheu for a debt of 10 marks. [CPR 1399-1401, 492]
19/10/1401 Titchfield (Hampshire)
London
Pardon of outlawry to Thomas Wilton of Titchfield for non-appearance to answer William Colyn, citizen and fishmonger of London, and Joan, his wife, silkwoman, for a debt of £4. [CPR 1401-5, 73]
05/05/1401Upton (Norfolk)Inspeximus and confirmation of a charter of Edward I dated 12/11/1302 granting to Guy Buteturte that he and his heirs shall have a market and fair at their manor of Upton. [CPR 1399-1401, 479]
26/04/1402Ashburton (Devon)Mandate to all sheriffs and others to allow the men of the manor of Ashburton, which is of the ancient demesne of the crown, to be quit of prest of toll throughout the realm, according to custom. [CPR 1401-5, 87]
12/02/1402 Barton (Cambridgeshire)
Cambridge (Cambridgeshire)
Grant to John Jaye, hermit, of pontage for 2 years for the repair of the bridges and causeway between the towns of Cambridge and Barton. [CPR 1401-5, 41]
28/11/1402 Berwick-upon-Tweed (Northumberland)
Boston (Lincolnshire)
King's Lynn (Norfolk)
Cambridgeshire
Licence for Henry de Percy the son to buy 500 quarters of wheat in Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire and Norfolk and ship 200 quarters in Boston and 300 quarters in King's Lynn and to take them to Berwick upon Tweed for the maintenance of the king's lieges there. [CPR 1401-5, 182]
24/02/1402 Blakeney (Norfolk)
Tynemouth (Northumberland)
Licence for the prior of Tynemouth to buy 100 quarters of wheat and 100 quarters of barley in Norfolk, ship them in the port of Blakeney and take them by sea to the priory of Tynemouth for the maintenance of himslef and his men and the fortification of the adjacent country, without payment of custom or subsidy. [CPR 1401-5, 44]
08/05/1402Bristol (Gloucestershire)Licence for William Hamme and Thomas Derham of Bristol to ship 6 tuns of old wine, 6 tuns of honey, 4 fardels of cloth and 3 weys of salt in the port of Bristol and take them to Ireland for sale and buy salmon and other victuals there and salt the salmon with the salt and bring them back to England after payment of customs and subsidies. [CPR 1401-5, 94]
01/09/1402Canterbury (Kent)Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Canterbury of murage for 3 years. [CPR 1401-5, 118]
08/06/1402 Cookham (Berkshire)
Bray (Berkshire)
Maidenhead (Berkshire)
Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Cookham and Bray of pontage for 3 years for the repair of the bridge of Maidenhead. [CPR 1401-5, 98]
01/12/1402Girtford (Bedfordshire)Grant to William Halle and John Fynch the elder, good men of Girtford, of pontage for 1 year for the repair of the bridge of the town which is broken down. [CPR 1401-5, 181]
17/11/1402Gloucester (Gloucestershire)Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Gloucester of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1401-5, 172]
28/11/1402Great Yarmouth (Norfolk)Grant to the bailiffs and burgesses of Great Yarmouth of murage for 3 years. [CPR 1401-5, 179]
03/06/1402 Harborough (Northamptonshire)
London
Pardon of outlawry to William Foulere, chapman of Harborough, for non-appearance to answer John Walton, mercer of London, for a debt of 60s. [CPR 1401-5, 80]
17/02/1402 Isle of Sheppey (Kent)
Queenborough (Kent)
Grant to the good men of the isle of Sheppey of certain customs for 3 years, for the repair of a sea wall in the isle extending from a place called Tremmodferye to another place called Cothelles, which before the construction of the king's castle of Queenborough was of the breadth of 4 feet only and afterwards was made of the breadth of 30 feet by Edward III for carriage by carts from the ferry to the castle and now is so broken down that scarcely a single man can cross by it. [quayage?] [CPR 1401-5, 44]
13/12/1402LondonOrder to the customers in London to allow Thomas Warner to load in ships in that port and after payment of customs and subsidies to take over to Bordeaux or Bayonne 60 quarters of wheat, 60 quarters of rye and 60 quarters of beans as he has sworn not to take them anywhere else and that they are of the growth of Prussia. [CCR 1402-05, 13]
27/01/1402LondonLicence for John Bethewatyr, goldsmith and freeman of London, who has for sale divers jewels, viz. gold and silver vessels, precious stones and other merchandise of himself and others, to go to any part of the realm to sell the same. The like for Henry Camell, goldsmith and freeman of London. [CPR 1401-5, 35]
15/02/1402 London
Orpington (Kent)
Pardon of outlawry to John Vygerons, piebaker of London, for non-appearance to answer John Wallere of Orpington for a debt of 40s. [CPR 1401-5, 77]
20/11/1402 London
Southampton (Hampshire)
Exemplification of a licence to the merchants of Genoa that they may take the merchandise, which they have brought by sea to Southampton and there put on shore, to London by land, without paying the custom called "schawage", provided that they bring letters from the customers of Southampton, certifying that they have paid the customs there. [CPR 1401-5, 179]
16/02/1402Mere (Wiltshire)Order to all royal officialds and others to allow the men and tenants of Henry, prince of Wales, of Mere, which is of the ancient demesne of the crown, to be quit of toll on their goods and merchandise, as they ought to be and have been since time out of mind. [CCR 1399-1402, 457]
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Date
Date of the granting of the privilege.
Place
The principal place(s) concerned.
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.