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abbot, convent, men and tenants of Titchfield Abbey (St Mary, Tichefeld, co. Hants) was granted an exemption from murage dated 22/5/1447.

Whereas the marriage between the king and his consort was solemnized in the abbey of St Mary, Tichefeld, co. Hants, where the king and his wife afterwards made some stay, to whom the abbot and convent showed much courtesy (obsequia) and diligence, now the king desiring to render the abbot and convent more bound to pray for the health of himself and his consort during their lives and for their souls after death, has hereby granted to them the following liberties and immunities:-

the abbot and convent and all their men and tenants being residents, of the said lands, tenements and fees shall be quit of toll, pavage, pontage, quayage, murage, passage, lestage, payage, stallage, carriage, pesage, picage, terrage, scot and geld, hidage, scutage, works of castles, parks, and bridges, building of royal enclosures and houses, …
By p.s. and of the said date etc.

Granted by Henry VI. (Regnal year 25). Granted at Westminster. Grant by By p.s. and of the said date etc..
Primary Sources
Maxwell Lyte, H.C. (ed), 1927, Calendar of Charter Rolls 5 Henry VI - 8 Henry VIII, AD 1427-1516, with an appendix, 1215-1288 Vol. 6. (HMSO) p. 81-2

Record created by Philip Davis. This record created 24/03/2009. Last updated on 19/01/2013. First published online 6/01/2013.

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