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There is associated evidence for murage, dated 25/7/1407, concerning Shrewsbury.

Commission to the kings kinsman Thomas, earl of Arundel, Edward Charlton of Powys, 'chivaler,' Hugh Burnell, 'chivaler,' the abbot of Shrewsbury, John Boerlee and David Holbach to audit the accounts of all collectors, receivers and administrators of the issues from certain customs granted by Richard II and the king by several letters patent to the bailiffs and burgesses of Shrewsbury in aid of the fortification of the town and the repair of its walls in the past twenty years, and to enquire if necessary about all expenses on the fortification and repair.

Granted by Henry IV. (Regnal year 8). Granted at Westminster.
The appointed commissoners or auditors were Thomas, earl of Arundel; Edward Charlton of Powys, 'chivaler'; Hugh Burnell, 'chivaler'; the abbot of Shrewsbury; John Boerlee; David Holbach
Primary Sources
Maxwell Lyte, H.C. (ed), 1907, Calendar of Patent Rolls Henry IV (1405-08) Vol. 3 p. 341

Secondary Sources
Coulson, Charles, 2009, Murage Grants (Handwritten list and notes)

Record created by Philip Davis. This record created 11/02/2009. Last updated on 20/01/2013. First published online 9/01/2013.

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