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burgesses and good men of Montgomery (burgesses and good men of Muntgomery) was granted an exemption from murage dated 10/7/1267.

Grant, at the instance of Edward the king's son, to the burgesses and good men of Muntgomery that they and their heirs shall be for ever quit of the payment of murage throughout the realm.

Granted by Henry III. (Regnal year 51). Granted at Shrewsbury.
Primary Sources
Maxwell Lyte, H.C. (ed), 1913, Calendar of Patent Rolls Henry III (1266-72) Vol. 6 p. 105 view online copy

Secondary Sources
Ballard, A. and Tait, J. (eds), 1923, British borough charters, 1216-1307 p. 260

Henry III., ... in the 51st year of his reign, ... granted letters patent, in which he briefly declares, "Know ye, that we, at the instance of Edward, our beloved eldest son, have granted, for us and our heirs, to the burgesses and good men of Montgomery, that they and their heirs for ever be acquitted from payment of murage throughout our whole realm of England." The above charter was confirmed in the 1st of Edward III., 1st of Richard II., 1st of Henry IV., 1st of Henry V., 7th of Henry VI., 1st of Henry VII., 28th of Henry VIII., 4th of Queen Elizabeth, and 22nd of Charles II., and perhaps at other periods now unknown. (Lewis, Samual, 1849, 'Montgomery - Montgomeryshire', A Topographical Dictionary of Wales online copy

Record created by Philip Davis. This record created 08/01/2009. Last updated on 19/01/2013. First published online 6/01/2013.

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