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tenants and other residents of bishop of Rochester was granted an exemption from murage dated 20/7/1447.

Inspeximus and confirmation in favour of John Lowe, bishop of Rochester … and further granted that the said bishop, and his successors should have … {numerous liberties} …
all the tenants and other residents on the manors, possessions, lands, tenements and fees of the bishop shall be quit of tol, pavage, picage, stallage, murage, pontage, quayage, wharfage through all the realm of England and elsewhere in the king's dominions and power, by land or water; …
By K. and of the date etc. and for 2 marks paid in the hanaper.

Granted by Henry VI. (Regnal year 25). Granted at Westminster. Grant by By K. and of the date etc. and for 2 marks paid in the hanaper..
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. 85-88

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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