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There is associated evidence for murage, dated 2/2/1311, concerning Lynn (a complaint by some of the commonalty of the town).

Commission to John de Fresingfeld and Robert Burglyun to audit the accounts of the collectors of tallages, collections, rents and other sums of money in the town of Lynn from 24 Edward I. to 1 October last past, complaint having been made by some of the commonalty of the town that the collectors levied tallages and collections in excess of the amounts assessed and applied to their own use a great part thereof, as well as of the rents of the commonalty and of the money accruing from murage, pedage and perquisites of court.

Granted by Edward II. (Regnal year 4). Granted at Berwick-on-Tweed. Grant by By p.s..
The appointed commissoners or auditors were John de Fresingfeld; Robert Burglyun
Primary Sources
Maxwell Lyte, H.C. (ed), 1894, Calendar of Patent Rolls Edward II (1307-13) Vol. 1 p. 317-8

Secondary Sources
Coulson, Charles, 2009, Murage Grants (Handwritten list and notes)
Turner, H.L., 1971, Town Defences in England and Wales (London) p. 129

Record created by Philip Davis. This record created 11/01/2009. Last updated on 18/01/2013. First published online 9/01/2013.

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