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alderman and burgesses of Stamford was granted an exemption from murage dated 12/2/1462.

Grant, of special grace, mere motion and sure science, to George Chapmen, alderman of the town and borough of Stamford and the burgesses of the said town, and their heirs and successors of the following liberties and immunities:-
{borough liberties};
the alderman and burgesses shall be quit of toll, pavage (pauuagio), pontage, quayage (kaiagio), murage, passage, payage, lastage, stallage, tallage, carriage, barbicanage, terrage, scot and geld (celdo), hidage and scutage, in all cities boroughs, towns or hamlets, lordships and other places by land and water through all the king's realm of England and his power;
{borough liberties};
By p.s. and of the said date etc.

Granted by Edward IV. (Regnal year 1). 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. 164-67 (dated 1462)

Record created by Philip Davis. This record created 25/03/2009. Last updated on 19/01/2013. First published online 6/01/2013.

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