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merchants of Lovayne (mercatoribus de Lovayne) was granted an exemption from murage dated reign of Edward I.

Allocacio facta mercatoribus de Lovayne de muragio, etc.
Writ pluries to the Mayor and Sheriffs of London and collectors of murage, pontage, and pavage in the City that they cease to exact such custom from merchants of Lovayne, and that they restore any already taken.
Dated at Otteford, 12 March, 5 Edward III. {A.D. 1330-1}.
The above writ having been read in the Husting for Common Pleas held on Monday before {sic} the Feast of St. Gregory {12 March}, 5 Edward III. {A.D. 1330-1}, it was agreed by John de Pulteneye, the Mayor, Nicholas de Farndone, Gregory de Nortone, Robert de Ely, Henry de Gysors, Richard de Haken{eye}, Thomas de Leyre, John de Caustone, John Priour, and Henry de Secheford, Aldermen, and the Commonalty, &c., that merchants of Lovayne should thenceforth be quit in the City of murage, pontage, and pavage, according to the terms of their charter granted by Edward I. and the above writ.

Granted by Edward I.
Primary Sources

Sharpe, R.R. (ed), 1903, Calendar of letter-books of the city of London: E - Folio ccxv b. online

Record created by Philip Davis. This record created 27/01/2009. Last updated on 19/01/2013. First published online 6/01/2013.

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