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Notification by King John of his grant to the abbot and monks of Le Bec-Hellouin of 48 acres of new assart and two acres of old assart in the manor of Weedon Beck (Northamptonshire) quit of the forest regard with quittance from swanmoot for the abbey’s men

Identity

B154A

Title

Notification by King John of his grant to the abbot and monks of Le Bec-Hellouin of 48 acres of new assart and two acres of old assart in the manor of Weedon Beck (Northamptonshire) quit of the forest regard with quittance from swanmoot for the abbey’s men

Beneficiary

Le Bec-Hellouin Abbey (Institutions)

Date of issue

31 March 1203

Place of issue

Rouen (Places)

Sources

A = Eton College Archives ECR 27/3
B = PRO C 52/10 (Cartae Antiquae Roll K) no.2, s.xiii in
C = PRO C 47/12/6 no.14, copies of charters relating to the forests, headed cart(a) abbatis de Becco in com(itatu) Norht’, s.xiii med.

Printed

(from B) The Cartae Antiquae Rolls 1-10, ed. L. Landon, Pipe Rolls Society n.s. xvii (1939), i, 136 no.285; (from ABC) Norman charters from English sources : antiquaries, archives and the rediscovery of the Anglo-Norman past, ed. N.C. Vincent (London, 2013), no. 6.  Confirmed, but not recited, in a charter of Henry III, 13 February 1227: Cal.Chart.R. 1226-57, 9 (with an original also at Eton College Archives ECR 27/4).

Comment

survives in original - link

Transcription
Calendar
Charters not found in surviving rolls