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men of La Mote was granted an exemption from murage dated 9/11/1266.

Grant to Roger de Leyburne that all his men, whether merchants or others, desiring to dwell at La Mote shall be quit of suits of counties and hundreds, pleas, plaints, tallages, scutages, gelds, danegelds, hidages, assises, works of castles and bridges, frithwith, hengewith, wardepeny, averpeny, blodwith, hundredpeny, thithingpeny, leyrwith, blodwith, toll, pontage, passage, lastage, stallage and murage; moreover through all the realm they shall do merchandise quit of the said customs; and the said merchants shall not be distrained for any debt whereof they are not principal debtors or sureties; moreover the said Roger and his heirs shall have infangthef and utfangthef and quittance of murder with their said manor of La Mote.

Granted by Henry III. (Regnal year 51). Granted at Kenilworth.
Primary Sources
Maxwell Lyte, H.C. (ed), 1906, Calendar of Charter Rolls Henry III-Edward 1 1257-1300 Vol. 2. (HMSO) p. 61 view online copy

Record created by Philip Davis. This record created 06/03/2009. Last updated on 19/01/2013. First published online 6/01/2013.

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