A.D. 1242. Sheriffs.: Robert Fitz-John, again,; Ralph Eswy, Goldsmith,
In this year, Ralph Eswy was again made Mayor, and because his
lordship the King was not in England, was presented to the Chief
Justiciar of his lordship the King, that is to say, to the Archbishop of
Canterbury, at (fn. 1) Keningtone, and there sworn and admitted. And in
the same year, about the Feast of Saint Michael, the King returned
|| In Surrey; where our early kings had a
palace, and whence its name.