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Notification of the King’s confirmation of 25s. from the market at Lichfield as granted by King Richard I to the bishop of Coventry and the church of Lichfield

Identity

B128

Title

Notification of the King’s confirmation of 25s. from the market at Lichfield as granted by King Richard I to the bishop of Coventry and the church of Lichfield

Beneficiary

Geoffrey de Muschamp (bishop of Coventry 1198-1208) (People)

Date of issue

13 July 1202

Place of issue

Bonport (Places)

Sources

B = PRO C 52/26 (Cartae Antiquae Roll BB) no.7, s.xiii in.
C = Lichfield, Magnum Registrum Album, s.xiv.
D = Oxford, Bodleian Library ms. Ashmole 1527 (Lichfield Cathedral cartulary) fo. 16r, s.xv.

Printed

(calendar from C) Magnum Registrum Album, no.223

Comment

Transcription

Ioh(ann)es Dei gratia rex Angl(ie) et cetera.  Sciatis quod concessimus et confirmauimus episcopo Couentr’ et ecclesie de Lichefeld’ viginti quinque sol(idos) de mercato de Lichefeld’ quos habent de dono reg(is) Ric(ardi) fratris nostri habendos et tenendos sic(ut) carta eiusdem reg(is) fratris nostri rationabiliter testatur.  Teste R(anulfo) com(ite) Cestr’, W(illelmo) com(ite) Arund’, W(illlemo) comit(e) de Ferar’, Will(elmo) de Braiosa, Ada de Port, Petro de Pratell’.  Dat’ per manum Hug(onis) de Well’ apud Bonumportum xiii. die Iulii anno regni nostri quarto.

Calendar

Notification that the king has granted to the bishop of Coventry and the church of Lichfield 25 shillings from teh market of Lichfield, which was a gift of Richard I.

Charters not found in surviving rolls