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Notification of the King’s grant to the men of Wells of the status of a free borough, with market and fairs

Identity

B82A

Title

Notification of the King’s grant to the men of Wells of the status of a free borough, with market and fairs

Beneficiary

Men of Wells (People)

Date of issue

7 September 1201

Place of issue

Chinon (Places)

Sources

A = Wells Town Hall
B = PRO C 53/ (Charter Roll 18 Edward I), in an inspeximus
C = PRO C 52/5 (Cartae Antiquae Roll E) no.26, s.xiii in.

Printed

(from A) C.M. Church, Chapters in the Early History of the Church of Wells A.D. 1136-1333 (London 1894), 390-1; (from B) Cal.Chart.R. 1257-1300, 358; (from C) The Cartae Antiquae Rolls 1-10, ed. L. Landon, Pipe Rolls Society n.s. xvii (1939), i, no.175.

Comment

survives in original - link

Transcription
Calendar
Charters not found in surviving rolls