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men and tenants of the manor and town of Clipston Nottinghamshire (men and tenants of the manor and town of Clipston co. Notyngham) was granted an exemption from murage dated 4/7/1391.

To all sheriffs, mayors, bailiffs, ministers and lieges of the king to whom etc. Order to suffer all men and tenants of the manor and town of Clipston co. Notyngham, being of the ancient demesne of the crown as the king is assured by certificate of the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer sent into chancery at his command, to be quit of payment of toll, pontage, picage, pavage, carriage, murage, stallage and passage upon their goods and merchandise, as they ought to be, and as they and others were used to be time out of mind, releasing any distress upon them made; as by custom hitherto kept and approved in England men and tenants of the ancient demesne have been thereof quit throughout the realm time out of mind.
Et erat patens.

Granted by Richard II. (Regnal year 15). Granted at Westminster.
Primary Sources
Maxwell Lyte, H.C. (ed), 1922, Calendar of Close Rolls Richard II (1389-92) Vol. 4 p. 365 online

Record created by Philip Davis. This record created 20/02/2009. Last updated on 19/01/2013. First published online 6/01/2013.

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