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Notification of the King's grant to Hubert Walter of custody over all clerical malefactors

Identity

B61

Title

Notification of the King's grant to Hubert Walter of custody over all clerical malefactors

Beneficiary

Hubert Walter (archbishop of Canterbury 1193-1205) (People)

Date of issue

7 June 1200

Place of issue

Argentan (Places)

Sources

B = Lambeth Palace Library ms. 1212 (Archbishopric of Canterbury cartulary) fo.27v (14v, p.50) no.xxix, s.xiii ex.
C = Ibid. fo.104v (91v, p.201), s.xiii med.
D = Ibid. ms. 171 (Provincial statutes etc) fo.127r, with date 7 July, s.xiv in.

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Transcription

Ioh(anne)s Dei gratia rex Angl(ie) dominus Hibernie dux Norm(annie) Aquit(anie) comes Andeg(auie) iustic(iis), vic(ecomitibus), constabular(iis) et omnibus ministris et ball(iu)is suis salutem.  Sciatis nos concessisse venerabili patri nostro H(uberto) Cant' archiepiscopo custodiam omnium clericorum capituatorum pro quocumque forisfacto fuerint capti vel detenti, un(de) vob(is) firmiter precipimus quod eidem archiepiscopo reddatis omnes clericos quos in custodia vestra habeas si quos in custodia habetis vel quos nos pro aliquo forisfacto quodcumque sit contigerit habere.  Et prohibemus ne quis aliquem clericum pro quocumque forisfacto detinere presumat postquam prefatus archiepiscopus ipsum requisiuerit.  T(este) Will(elm)o Marescallo comit(e) de Penbroc apud Argentom' vii. die Iunii

Calendar

Notification that the king has granted to Hubert archbishop of Canterbury the custody of all clerical prisoners captured and imprisoned for any transgression.

 

Charters not found in surviving rolls