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abbot and monks of Darnhall Abbey {Vale Royal} (abbot and monks of Dernhale) was granted an exemption from murage dated 24/11/1275.

Gift, for the soual of Henry III, to St. MAry and the abbot and monks of Dernhale, which the king lately founded under a vow made while in peril by sea, of the manoe of Weverham … {numerous liberties} … they shall be quit of all scot and geld, aids of kings, sheriffs and all ministers, hidage, carucage, danegeld, horngeld, scutages, tallages, lastages, stallages, shires, hundreds, wapentakes, pleas, plaints, ward, wardpeny, averpeny, hundredpeny, botelpeny, thyingpeny, of all works, of carriage, murage, sumpter service, ship service (navigio), and the building of royal houses; …
May 15. 1299. Stepney. 27 Edward I
Renewal in favour of the abbot and convent of Vale Royal of all the gifts of lands and liberties previously granted to them before their removal to that place. By K. {Monasticon, V. 709.}

Granted by Edward I. (Regnal year 4). Granted at Tower of London.
Primary Sources
Maxwell Lyte, H.C. (ed), 1906, Calendar of Charter Rolls Henry III-Edward 1 1257-1300 Vol. 2. (HMSO) p. 197, 478 view online copy

Record created by Philip Davis. This record created 07/03/2009. Last updated on 19/01/2013. First published online 6/01/2013.

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