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There is associated evidence for murage, dated 20/1/1396, concerning Richard Ocrethan and others of Carrick (a complaint by Henry Tykenham).

Granted by Edward III. (Regnal year 5).
Primary Sources
Pleas of Ireland, 5 Edw. III.

Secondary Sources
Gale, P., 1834, An Inquiry into the Ancient Corporate System of Ireland (London) p. 123 online copy

From the earliest period toll THROUGH has been disallowed, and considered an illegal demand in Ireland.
Thus in the case of Henry Tykenham against Richard Ocrethan and others, the plaintiff declared that whereas the late king, by his letters patent in aid of enclosing the town of Carrick with a stone wall, granted to the good men of said town certain customs of things coming for sale to said town, to be taken according to the custom used in the land of Ireland; and the aforesaid Richard and others, being the men of the said town of Carrick, by virtue of said grant, the plaintiff, his men and servants, in boats with merchandises passing through the midst of the water which leads from Clonmel to Waterford, and from Waterford to Clonmel, as if the same merchandises through the middle of the said town of Carrick had passed and THERE WERE TO BE SOLD WHEN THEY WERE NOT, grievously destroyed and manifoldly aggrieved and disquieted them to pay murage, to the great damage of said Henry, and contrary to the tenor of the said letters patent, and AGAINST THE PROHIBITION OF THE LORD THE KING, &C. (Gale)

Record created by Philip Davis. This record created 03/04/2009. Last updated on 20/01/2013. First published online 9/01/2013.

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