The Magna Carta Project

Notification of the King's grant of the vill of Kingston upon Thames to the men of Kingston upon Thames at a perpetual annual fee farm of £50

Identity

A19

Title

Notification of the King's grant of the vill of Kingston upon Thames to the men of Kingston upon Thames at a perpetual annual fee farm of £50

Beneficiary

Men of Kingston upon Thames (People)

Date of issue

23 September 1208

Place of issue

Taunton (Places)

Archive

Kingston upon Thames, Museum and Archives KA1/1

Copies

B = TNA C 53/9 (Charter Roll 10 John) m.3, s.xiii in.
C = TNA E 372/492 (Pipe Roll 23 Charles I), towards the end of the roll on a membrane devoted to Oxfordshire and the remainder of Surrey, with recital in full and lengthy account of claims and counterclaims involving the men of Kingston, s.xvii med.

Seal

Sealed sur double queue, ruling under the fold. Pink, blue and white cords through 3 holes, central portion of seal impression in dark green wax, majesty side visible, equestrian side inaccessible due to mounting.

Enrolled

TNA C 53/9 (Charter Roll 10 John) m.3

Printed

(facsimile from A) Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames: Guide to the Borough Archives (Kingston 1971), frontispiece; (from B) RC, 182b

Scribes

Comment

Endorsed: ingrossatur in magno rotulo annuali de anno xxiii.cio r(egis) Caroli in adhuc res Surr'.  Croke (s.xvii); carta regis Iohannis anno ... (?s.xvii); Ioh(ann)es rex (s.xvii).  Approx. 266 X 163 + 46mm. Three pen strokes after the final word decimo to complete the line.  

Photos
Photo of charter
Transcription
Calendar
Original Charters of King John