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merchants of Douai (mercatoribus de Duaco) was granted an exemption from murage dated 16/4/1279.

35. Rex respondebit mercatoribus de Duaco de debito quod petunt ab eo de debitis patris sui in parleamento sancti Michaelis.
36. Iidem mercatores habeant respectum de muragio usque ad parleamentum predictum, et siquid captum est restituatur.

{King's promise to respond to the claims of the merchants of Douai in respect of his father's debts at the Michaelmas parliament}.
35. The king will answer the merchants of Douai in respect of the debt they claimed from him of his father's debts at the Michaelmas parliament.
{Respite granted to the merchants of Douai till the Michaelmas parliament in respect of the claim to murage}.
36. The same merchants have a respite in respect of murage to the same parliament and anything taken from them is to be restored.

Granted by Edward I. (Regnal year 7). Granted at Westminster. Grant by Parliament.
Primary Sources
Brand, P. (ed), 2005, 'Edward I: C49 File 1 Text/Translation', in The Parliament Rolls of Medieval England ed. C. Given-Wilson et al., items 35 and 36. Internet version, at online accessed on 21/04/2009. (Scholarly Digital Editions, Leicester)

Record created by Philip Davis. This record created 21/04/2009. Last updated on 19/01/2013. First published online 6/01/2013.

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