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men and tenants of the honour of Richmond in Lincolnshire (men and tenants in Lincolnshire of the honour of Richemonde) was granted an exemption from murage dated 1/7/1391.

To all sheriffs, mayors, bailiffs, ministers and lieges of the king to whom etc. Strict order to suffer the men and tenants of Queen Anne in Lincolnshire of the honour of Richemonde to be quit of payment of toll, stallage, chimenage, pontage, pavage, picage, murage and passage upon their property and merchandise, as they ought to be and all their ancestors used to be who were tenants of that honour, releasing any distress made; as on their behalf it is shewn the king that in divers parts of the realm they are being distrained to pay the same, although by custom heretofore kept and approved in England they are quit of all the said customs within the realm, and they and all their ancestors aforesaid were used so to be time out of mind.
March 8. 1465. Westminster. 5 Edward IV.
Mandate to all sheriffs, constables, bailiffs, ministers and other subjects of the king to permit the men and tenants of the honour and lordship of Richemond, lately granted by letters patent to the king's brother George, duke of Clarence, to be quit of toll, pontage, piccage, murage, pannage, passage, lastage, stallage and quayage according to custom.
By p.s.

Granted by Richard II. (Regnal year 14). Granted at Westminster.
Primary Sources
Maxwell Lyte, H.C. (ed), 1922, Calendar of Close Rolls Richard II (1389-92) Vol. 4 p. 377 online
Maxwell Lyte, H.C. (ed), 1897, Calendar of Patent Rolls Edward IV (1461-67) p. 474 view online copy

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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