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Market Privileges 1401-1410

Borough Market Privileges the Hinterland of Medieval London, C.1400. Originally published by Centre for Metropolitan History, London, 2006.

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Market Privileges 1401-1410

Date
Date of the granting of the privilege.
Place
The principal place(s) concerned.
Description
Description of the substance of the privilege. Bibliographic details are given in square brackets at the end of each entry. The abbreviations used may be found in the Editorial note.
22/08/1401 Birmingham (Warwickshire)
Stratford-upon-Avon (Warwickshire)
Alcester (Warwickshire)
Coleshill (Warwickshire)
Dudley (Warwickshire)
Walsall (Staffordshire)
Commission to enquire into the report that certain evildoers, scheming to hinder the king's lieges going by the roads and highways between Birmingham and Stratford and Alcester to the markets of Coleshill, Birmingham, Wallsall and Dudley in Staffordshire and Warwickshire, from buying and selling corn, victuals and other necessaries there, assembled in divers conventicles and veiling their faces with masks, with garments turned in the manner of torturers and carrying machines called "gladmeres" and other instruments lay in ambush and assaulted the king's lieges going to and from the markets and put them and their horses to flight, so that the women and children riding on the horses with sacks fell off and some died and some were injured, and cut the sacks and scattered the corn along the roads. [CPR 1399-1401, 552]
27/01/1401 Bosham (Sussex) Order to all royal officials and others throughout England to allow all men and tenants of the manor of Bosham to be quit of payment of toll, stallage, chiminage, pontage, pavage, murage and passage on their goods and wares, as they ought to be and all their ancestors, tenants of that manor used to be by custom, as it is of the ancient demesne of the crown. [CCR 1399-1402, 243]
28/02/1401 Bridgwater (Somerset) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Bridgewater of pontage and pavage for 1 year from 22 October next. [CPR 1399-1401, 437]
08/02/1401 Bristol (Gloucestershire) Licence for William Hamme and Thomas Derham, merchants of Bristol to ship 6 packs of cloth, 20 tuns of old wine and 20 quarters of salt in the port of Bristol and take them to Ireland to buy Salmon there with the cloth and wine and to salt it with the salt and bring the same back to England after due payment of customs and subsidies, provided the wine is not drinkable in England. [CPR 1399-1401, 425]
23/11/1401 Coventry (Warwickshire)
London
Pardon of outlawry to Richard Merbrook of Coventry for non-appearance to answer John Bronnesbury, citizen and butcher of London, for a debt of 100s. [CPR 1401-5, 74]
18/02/1401 Evesham (Worcestershire) Grant ot the good men of Evesham of pavage for 4 years by the ordinance and supervision of the abbot of Evesham. [CPR 1399-1401, 439]
20/11/1401 Eye (Suffolk) Order to all royal officials and others, if the tenants of the honour of Eye ought to be and time out of mind have been quit of toll throughout the realm, and if Ralph Messager is a tenant of that honour, to allow him to be quit thereof. [CCR 1399-1402, 435]
08/03/1401 Eye (Suffolk) mandate to all royal officials and others to allow the tenants of Michael de la Pole, earl of Suffolk, of his honour of Eye, to be quit of toll, stallage, chiminage, pontage, pavage, picage, murage and passage throughout the realm, as they have been timne out of mind. [CPR 1399-1401, 452]
05/02/1401 Fenny Stratford (Buckinghamshire) Grant to the good men of Fenny Stratford of pontage for 2 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 425]
02/03/1401 Fordingbridge (Hampshire) Grant to the good men of Fordingbridge of pontage for 2 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 437]
08/02/1401 Great Yarmouth (Norfolk)
Lowestoft (Suffolk)
Kirkley (Suffolk)
Inspeximus and confirmation of an agreement between the bailiffs, burgesses and commonalty of Great Yarmouth and the men of Lowestoft, that the men of Lowestoft may come to Kirkley Rood and freely buy and sell herrings and other victuals and merchandise, except merchandise of Ireland, from and to any merchants, except those fishers of Holland and Seeland who are hosted to the said bailiffs, burgesses and commonalty of Great Yarmouth, ain which case for every last of fresh herrings they shall pay 1/2 mark to the hosts of Great Yarmouth, provided that the herrings be sold by clear day and not by night. [CPR 1399-1401, 428]
05/02/1401 Hereford (Herefordshire) Grant to the mayor and citizens of Hereford of murage for 5 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 423]
28/11/1401 Hertford (Hertfordshire) Mandate to all buyers and purveyors of victuals and other things of the household and sheriffs and others not to take any horses of the king's tenants of his town of Hertford or others coming with wheat, malt, barley, oats and other corn and victuals to the town on market days for the use of anyone, except the king or his sons and daughters. [CPR 1401-5, 19]
02/03/1401 Lincoln (Lincolnshire) Grant to the mayor, bailiffs and citizens of Lincoln of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 396]
25/07/1401 London Writ of supersedeas to the sheriffs of London in favour of Robert Thornhille, porter, at suit of Hugh Martyn for trespass. Mainpernors: Robert Martyn, vintner, John Bradley, fishmonger, John Noble, skinner, and John Lyswode, "flaxman" of London. [CCR 1399-1402, 411]
14/11/1401 London Writ of supersedeas omnino to the sheriffs of London in respect of taking of John Iforde, brewer, any security for keeping the peace at suit of William Lynam, woodmonger of London. [CCR 1399-1402, 478]
16/06/1401 London
Horsham (Sussex)
Pardon of outlawry to Roger Terry of Horsham for non-appearance to answer John Wyngode, brewer of London, for a debt of 6 marks. [CPR 1399-1401, 497]
19/11/1401 Lowestoft (Suffolk) Order to all royal officials and others not to distrain the men and burgesses of Lowestoft, which is of the ancient demesne of the crown, to pay toll on their goods and property, releasing any distress upon them made, as by custom the men of the ancient demsne ought to be quit thereof throughout the realm. [CCR 1399-1402, 430]
c. 1401 Lowestoft (Suffolk) Order to all royal officials and others throughout England to allow the men and burgesses of Lowestoft which is of the ancient demesne of the crown to be quit of toll throughout the realm. [Oak Book I, 4-5]
12/03/1401 Ludlow (Shropshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Ludlow of murage for 7 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 444]
26/02/1401 Newcastle upon Tyne (Northumberland)
Durham
Commission to enquire into a report that divers men of Northumberland and Durham have loaded and unloaded ships, boats and other vessels with victuals, merchandise and other things on either side of the Tyne and have taken and retained prises, toll, custom and other profits and commodities belonging to the king, bought, sold and forestalled divers victuals and merchandise there in places unaccustomed in time past, built on either side of the river in certain places called "le flodemark" and committed other usurpations and offences within the liberty of Newcastle upon Tyne. [CPR 1399-1401, 461]
18/05/1401 Newport (Essex) Order to all royal officials and others to allow the men of the manor of Newport, which is of the ancient demesne of the crown, to be quit of toll on their goods and property, as they ought to be and they and their ancestors used to be by custom. [CCR 1399-1401, 338]
20/02/1401 Oundle (Northamptonshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Oundle of pontage for 2 years for the repair of the bridge called Ashton Bridge near the town. [CPR 1399-1401, 432]
20/1/1401 Oxford (Oxfordshire) Inspeximus and confirmation by Henry IV of the previous charters of Henry II and Henry III and their confirmations by Edward I, Edward III and Richard II, granting and confirming to the burgesses of Oxford (among other privileges) quittance from toll and passage throughout England and Normandy. [Oxford Royal Letters, 93-94]
7/2/1401 Portsmouth (Hampshire) Inspeximus and confirmation by Henry IV of Richard II's confirmation of charters of Richard I, John, and Henry III, and their confirmations by Edward II and Edward III, granting to the burgesses of Portsmouth an annual fair for 15 days at the feast of St Peter ad Vincula (i.e. 1 August), a weekly market on Thursdays, and quittance from toll, pontage, passage, pedage, payage, stallage and tallage (as well as other liberties). [Portsmouth Charters, 12-13]
16/2/1401 Reading (Berkshire) Inspeximus and confirmation by Henry IV of Richard II's charter of confirmation of a charter of Henry III granting to the burgesses of Reading (among other liberties) quittance from toll, passage and carriage throughout England, and its confirmation by Edward III. [Reading Charters, 3]
22/02/1401 Redbridge (Hampshire) Grant to Robert Amory and Thomas Leget of pontage for 5 years for the repair of the bridge of Redbridge. [CPR 1399-1401, 436]
08/02/1401 Scarborough (Yorkshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Scarborough of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 365]
07/03/1401 Scarborough (Yorkshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Scarborough of quayage for 10 years. [CPR 1399-1401, 454]
05/02/1401 Southwold (Suffolk) Order to all royal officials and others to allow the men and tenants of Southwold, which is of the honour of Gloucester, to be quit of toll, pontage, passage, picage, pavage and murage as they ought to be, and they and other tenants of that town used heretofore to be throughout the realm time out of mind. [CCR 1399-1402, 244]
03/02/1401 Tetsworth (Oxfordshire) Pardon of outlawry in Middlesex to George de Ryslep, maltman, lately dwelling in Tetsworth, for non-appearance to answer Thomas atte Doune and John Matheu for a debt of 10 marks. [CPR 1399-1401, 492]
19/10/1401 Titchfield (Hampshire)
London
Pardon of outlawry to Thomas Wilton of Titchfield for non-appearance to answer William Colyn, citizen and fishmonger of London, and Joan, his wife, silkwoman, for a debt of £4. [CPR 1401-5, 73]
05/05/1401 Upton (Norfolk) Inspeximus and confirmation of a charter of Edward I dated 12/11/1302 granting to Guy Buteturte that he and his heirs shall have a market and fair at their manor of Upton. [CPR 1399-1401, 479]
26/04/1402 Ashburton (Devon) Mandate to all sheriffs and others to allow the men of the manor of Ashburton, which is of the ancient demesne of the crown, to be quit of prest of toll throughout the realm, according to custom. [CPR 1401-5, 87]
12/02/1402 Barton (Cambridgeshire)
Cambridge (Cambridgeshire)
Grant to John Jaye, hermit, of pontage for 2 years for the repair of the bridges and causeway between the towns of Cambridge and Barton. [CPR 1401-5, 41]
28/11/1402 Berwick-upon-Tweed (Northumberland)
Boston (Lincolnshire)
King's Lynn (Norfolk)
Cambridgeshire
Licence for Henry de Percy the son to buy 500 quarters of wheat in Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire and Norfolk and ship 200 quarters in Boston and 300 quarters in King's Lynn and to take them to Berwick upon Tweed for the maintenance of the king's lieges there. [CPR 1401-5, 182]
24/02/1402 Blakeney (Norfolk)
Tynemouth (Northumberland)
Licence for the prior of Tynemouth to buy 100 quarters of wheat and 100 quarters of barley in Norfolk, ship them in the port of Blakeney and take them by sea to the priory of Tynemouth for the maintenance of himslef and his men and the fortification of the adjacent country, without payment of custom or subsidy. [CPR 1401-5, 44]
08/05/1402 Bristol (Gloucestershire) Licence for William Hamme and Thomas Derham of Bristol to ship 6 tuns of old wine, 6 tuns of honey, 4 fardels of cloth and 3 weys of salt in the port of Bristol and take them to Ireland for sale and buy salmon and other victuals there and salt the salmon with the salt and bring them back to England after payment of customs and subsidies. [CPR 1401-5, 94]
01/09/1402 Canterbury (Kent) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Canterbury of murage for 3 years. [CPR 1401-5, 118]
08/06/1402 Cookham (Berkshire)
Bray (Berkshire)
Maidenhead (Berkshire)
Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Cookham and Bray of pontage for 3 years for the repair of the bridge of Maidenhead. [CPR 1401-5, 98]
01/12/1402 Girtford (Bedfordshire) Grant to William Halle and John Fynch the elder, good men of Girtford, of pontage for 1 year for the repair of the bridge of the town which is broken down. [CPR 1401-5, 181]
17/11/1402 Gloucester (Gloucestershire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Gloucester of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1401-5, 172]
28/11/1402 Great Yarmouth (Norfolk) Grant to the bailiffs and burgesses of Great Yarmouth of murage for 3 years. [CPR 1401-5, 179]
03/06/1402 Harborough (Northamptonshire)
London
Pardon of outlawry to William Foulere, chapman of Harborough, for non-appearance to answer John Walton, mercer of London, for a debt of 60s. [CPR 1401-5, 80]
17/02/1402 Isle of Sheppey (Kent)
Queenborough (Kent)
Grant to the good men of the isle of Sheppey of certain customs for 3 years, for the repair of a sea wall in the isle extending from a place called Tremmodferye to another place called Cothelles, which before the construction of the king's castle of Queenborough was of the breadth of 4 feet only and afterwards was made of the breadth of 30 feet by Edward III for carriage by carts from the ferry to the castle and now is so broken down that scarcely a single man can cross by it. [quayage?] [CPR 1401-5, 44]
13/12/1402 London Order to the customers in London to allow Thomas Warner to load in ships in that port and after payment of customs and subsidies to take over to Bordeaux or Bayonne 60 quarters of wheat, 60 quarters of rye and 60 quarters of beans as he has sworn not to take them anywhere else and that they are of the growth of Prussia. [CCR 1402-05, 13]
27/01/1402 London Licence for John Bethewatyr, goldsmith and freeman of London, who has for sale divers jewels, viz. gold and silver vessels, precious stones and other merchandise of himself and others, to go to any part of the realm to sell the same. The like for Henry Camell, goldsmith and freeman of London. [CPR 1401-5, 35]
15/02/1402 London
Orpington (Kent)
Pardon of outlawry to John Vygerons, piebaker of London, for non-appearance to answer John Wallere of Orpington for a debt of 40s. [CPR 1401-5, 77]
20/11/1402 London
Southampton (Hampshire)
Exemplification of a licence to the merchants of Genoa that they may take the merchandise, which they have brought by sea to Southampton and there put on shore, to London by land, without paying the custom called "schawage", provided that they bring letters from the customers of Southampton, certifying that they have paid the customs there. [CPR 1401-5, 179]
16/02/1402 Mere (Wiltshire) Order to all royal officialds and others to allow the men and tenants of Henry, prince of Wales, of Mere, which is of the ancient demesne of the crown, to be quit of toll on their goods and merchandise, as they ought to be and have been since time out of mind. [CCR 1399-1402, 457]
04/11/1402 North Mimms (Hertfordshire) Order to all royal officials and others to allow the men and tenants of North Mimms to be quit of payment of toll, as they ought to be and as other men and tenants there heretofore used to be, as the town is of the honour of Gloucester, the men and tenants whereof used to be quit of toll throughout England time out of mind. [CCR 1402-05, 4]
03/05/1402 Nottingham (Nottinghamshire)
Leicester (Leicestershire)
Derby (Derbyshire)
Licence for the mayor and burgesses of Leicester to treat with the burgesses of Derby and Nottingham until Michaelmas next, by mediation of the king's knight Thomas de Rempston and the king's esquire John Curson, for settling divers dissensions which have arisen between them in the time of the king and his father, because the burgesses of Derby and Nottingham have taken toll on divers goods and merchandise of the burgesses of Leicester coming to their towns. Similar licences for the mayor and burgesses of Nottingham and the burgesses of Derby. [CPR 1401-5, 89]
23/10/1402 Worcester (Worcestershire) Grant to the bailiffs, citizens and good men of Worcester of murage for 2 years. [CPR 1401-5, 164]
26/10/1402 York (Yorkshire) Grant to the mayor, aldermen and commonalty of York of pontage for 5 years in aid of the making of a bridge called "Fossebridge" across the water of Fosse within the city, which is in ruinous condition. [CPR 1401-5, 166]
24/05/1403 Beverley (Yorkshire) Grant to the burgesses and good men of Beverley of pavage for 4 years, out of the king's devotion to the confessor St John of Beverley, whose body lies buried in the church of Beverley. [CPR 1401-5, 227]
12/06/1403 Bridgend (Lincolnshire)
Donington (Lincolnshire)
Grant to the prior of St Saviour's, Bridgend, of pontage for 3 years, in aid of the repair of the causey leading from the town of St Saviour to Donington in Holand, and of the bridges thereof. [CPR 1401-5, 235]
27/02/1403 Bristol (Gloucestershire) Licence for William Hamme and Thomas Derham, merchants of Bristol, to ship in Bristol 9 tuns of old wine, 9 tuns of mead, 4 fardels of cloth and 4 lasts of salt to take to Ireland, and to buy salmon, herrings, meat and other victuals to salt with the salt and to bring the same back to England, after payment of customs and subsidies due. [CPR 1401-5, 204]
04/03/1403 Bristol (Gloucestershire) Licence for Walter Taillour, merchant of Bristol, to ship 8 tuns of old wine, 2 fardels of cloth, and 3 lasts of salt for salting salmon in Bristol and to take the goods to Ireland and bring back salmon and other victuals to England, after payment of customs and subsidies due. [CPR 1401-5, 208]
05/03/1403 Bristol (Gloucestershire) Licence for Robert Colly, master of a ship of Bristol, and his fellow mariners, to ship 2 packs of wool, 4 tuns of old wine and 3 lasts of salt for salting fish and other victuals in Bristol and to take them to Ireland and to fish there and buy hides and to bring the fish and hides back to England, after payment of customs and subsidies due. The like for William Welle, owner of a ship of Bristol, John Sely, its master, and John Cotyn merchant, and their fellow mariners. [CPR 1401-5, 208]
10/03/1403 Bristol (Gloucestershire) Licence for John and William Stephenes, Robert Assheton and John Banham to ship 50 quarters of salt, 12 tuns of old wine and 8 packs of cloth in Bristol and to take them to Ireland for sale and to salt salmon with the salt and bring them back as well as hides and other merchandise to England, after payment of customs and subsidies due. [CPR 1401-5, 209]
10/03/1403 Bristol (Gloucestershire) Licence for William Goos and Richard Broun, owners of a ship of Bristol, and their fellow mariners, to ship 2 packs of wool, 4 tuns of old wine and 3 lasts of salt for salting fish and other victuals in Bristol and to take them to Ireland and to fish there and buy hides and to bring the fish and hides back to England, after payment of customs and subsidies due. The like for John Spyne and James Leward, owners of a crayer of Bristol. [CPR 1401-5, 209]
04/03/1403 Bristol (Gloucestershire) Licence for William Goos, John Strete, John Loveney and Nicholas Excestre, merchants of Bristol, to ship 8 tuns of old wine, 2 fardels of cloth and 3 lasts of salt for salting salmon and other victuals in Bristol and to take them to Ireland and to bring back salmon and other victuals to England, after payment of customs and subsidies due. [CPR 1401-5, 211]
14/07/1403 Cirencester (Gloucestershire) Charter of Henry IV to the men of Cirencester, granting them (among other liberties) quittance of toll, pontage, passage, pavage, lastage, quayage, stallage, murage, picage, fossage, carriage, pesage and chiminage throughout the realm and the king's power. [CPR 1401-5, 292]
18/05/1403 Droitwich (Worcestershire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Droitwich of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1401-5, 231]
22/12/1403 Great Yarmouth (Norfolk)
King's Lynn (Norfolk)
Lowestoft (Suffolk)
London
Bristol (Gloucestershire)
Southampton (Hampshire)
Plymouth (Devon)
Order to the bailiffs of Great Yarmouth to dearrest 5 ships of Yarmouth, a ship of King's Lynn and a ship of Lowestoft, arrested by the king's command in that port with their load of herring and wheat, and to allow their masters after payment of customs and subsidies to take them to London, Bristol, Southampton, Plymouth or elsewhere within the realm for sale. [CCR 1402-05, 199]
24/10/1403 London Order to the collectors of the petty custom in London to allow John Mersshe, the king's serjeant, his butler in the household, to load in ships in that port 12 1/2 quarters of wheat and 14 quarters of pease and, after payment of customs and subsidies, to take them to Bordeaux. [CCR 1402-05, 197]
08/01/1403 London Order to the collectors of customs and subsidies in London to allow James Billyngforde to have 2 casks of Malmsey and 4 frails of dates and raisins sent him from foreign parts for the consumption of his household. [CCR 1402-05, 27]
27/09/1403 London Order to the keepers of the passage in the port of London to allow John Arnald, citizen and merchant of London, to load 300 quarters of wheat in ships in that port and, after payment of customs and subsidies due, to take the same to Bordeaux. [CCR 1402-05, 112]
19/10/1403 London Order to the collectors of customs and subsidies in London to allow William de Farendoun, without taking customs or subsidies, to load in ships 52 tuns of wheat and other victuals to furnish the king's castle of Fronsake in Gascony and to take them over to the castle. [CCR 1402-05, 191]
01/02/1403 London
Stisted (Essex)
Pardon of outlawry to Thomas Toweton, citizen and brewer of London, for non-appearance to answer John Brook of Stisted, Peter Elsenham, citizen of London, William Fitz Pers, citizen of London, and John Hamerton, citizen of London, for a debt of £20. [CPR 1401-5, 147]
11/07/1403 Marsham (Norfolk)
Blickling (Norfolk)
Mandate to all sheriffs and others to allow the men and tenants in the towns of Marsham and Blickling, which are of the ancient demesne of the crown, to be quit of toll, stallage, chiminage, pontage, pavage, picage, murage and passage throughout the realm, in accordance with custom. [CPR 1401-5, 244]
13/11/1403 Melbourne (Derbyshire) Order to all royal officials and others to allow the men and tenants of the manor of Melbourne, which is of the ancient demesne of the crown, to be quit of toll on their goods and property, as they ought to be and they and their ancestors used to be throughout the realm. [CCR 1402-05, 196-7]
12/07/1403 Newcastle upon Tyne (Northumberland) Grant to the mayor, sheriffs and commonalty of Newcastle upon Tyne of pontage from 22 September next for 3 years. [CPR 1401-5, 248]
22/03/1403 Newcastle upon Tyne (Northumberland)
Tilney (Norfolk)
Terrington (Norfolk)
King's Lynn (Norfolk)
Licence for Richard Blower of Tilney, William Panell of Tilney and John de Brekkils of Terrington to buy 300 quarters of wheat, 200 quarters of barley, 200 quarters of beans and peas and 300 quarters of oats in Norfolk and to ship them in King's Lynn and to take them to Newcastle upon Tyne for victualling the town and castle and the king's lieges there, without payment of customs or subsidies. [CPR 1401-5, 216]
26/04/1403 Ramsey (Huntingdonshire)
Boston (Lincolnshire)
Exeter (Devon)
Order to the abbot and cellarer of Ramsey to make restitution to Thomas Doue, merchant of Exeter, of 3 horses, 2 packs of woollen cloth and other merchandise, as well as certain money, or alternatively to appear before the king and council on the morrow of the Ascension next to answer for why they should not do so. As he has shown that he traded within the realm between Exeter and Boston and on his passage towards Ramsey with the horses, cloth and merchandise he was there detained with such infirmity, that for 2 days he could not travel, showing that on Sunday last, because he would not sell one of his horses to the cellarer, the abbot and cellarer arrested and imprisoned him, saying he was a thief and took his property. [CCR 1402-05, 68-9]
30/12/1403 Sandwich (Kent)
Seaford (Sussex)
Order to the mayor, bailiffs, customers, searcher and keepers of the passage in Sandwich to dearrest 2 ships of Seeland, each of 18 tuns burden, which were loaded in Seeland with herring, garlic, onions and other merchandise to be taken to Seaford, but on the voyage they were by a storm driven to Sandwich and there arrested. [CCR 1402-05, 223]
01/02/1403 Shrewsbury (Shropshire) Grant to the bailiffs and burgesses of Shrewsbury of murage for 3 years. [CPR 1401-5, 189]
10/07/1403 Southampton (Hampshire) Order to the customers in Southampton to allow Lawrence de Sousse, servant of the king of Portugal, without payment of custom to have and to take to wherever he will within the realm certain wines, oil and wax by him appointed for the victualling and consumption of the ambassadors sent by that king to England during their abode there, and brought to the said port by order of the said king, the custom whereupon amounts to £7. 2s. 3 1/2d. [CCR 1402-05, 99]
14/06/1403 Southampton (Hampshire)
Ringwood (Hampshire)
Pardon to Nicholas Beset, indicted before the justices of the peace in Hampshire of having on 20/10/1400 sold to John Mone and others at Ringwood fetid salt fish to the value of 20s. and of having on the same day bought a pipe of oil at Southampton for £4. and afterwards on 6/12/1400 sold a gallon of it at Ringwood to one Roger Chonne and others at an excessive price for 12d.; and grant to him of his goods and chattels forfeited to the value of 60s. [CPR 1401-5, 240]
07/07/1403 Tring (Hertfordshire)
London
Pardon of outlawry to William Peyntour of Tring for non-appearance to answer Robert Ragenhill, citzen and fishmonger of London, for a debt of £14. [CPR 1401-5, 153]
14/06/1403 Walton le Dale (Lancashire)
Preston (Lancashire)
Grant to John de Sotheworth, knight, Ralph de Langeton and Roger Draner of Walton le Dale of pontage for 3 years, in aid of the construction of a stone bridge by the bridge over the Ribble by Preston, which has been broken by floods and ice. [CPR 1401-5, 236]
20/11/1403 Windsor (Berkshire) Grant to the burgesses of New Windsor of pontage for 3 years for the amending of the bridge over the Thames. [CPR 1401-5, 314]
24/02/1404 Brigstock (Northamptonshire) Order to all royal officials and others to allow the men of the king's manor of Brigstock, which is of the ancient demesne of the crown, to be quit of payment of toll throughout the realm, as they ought to be and the men of the ancient demesne have been since time out of memory. [CCR 1402-05, 250]
04/11/1404 Bristol (Gloucestershire) Grant to the mayor, bailiffs and good men of Bristol of murage for 7 years. [CPR 1401-5, 473]
14/03/1404 Bristol (Gloucestershire) Licence for John Loveneye and John Hethe, merchants of Bristol, to ship 8 tuns of old wine, 2 fardels of cloth and 2 lasts of salt for salting salmon and other victuals, to be bought by them in Ireland, in Bristol and to take them to Ireland and to bring back salmon and other victuals to England after payment of customs and subsidies due. [CPR 1401-5, 376]
13/07/1404 Hastings (Kent)
Sandwich (Kent)
Winchelsea (Sussex)
Rye (Sussex)
Commission to the warden of the Cinque Ports to cause resitution to be made to Furtivus Vanes [of Vermeo, Spain] of the following goods taken from him in a barge between Alderney and Rokesnesse in Normandy by certain men of Sandwich, Hastings, Rye and Winchelsea and taken to Rye, namely: 159 quarters 8 bushels of salt, valued at 6s. 8d. the quarter; 7,268 pounds of iron, valued at 40s. the thousand; 53 sacks of "osemond" valued at 4s. each; 33 barrels of "osemond" valued at 8s. each; 1,410 pounds of "rosyn" valued at 3s. the hundred; 6,000 bars of iron valued at 2s. 6d. the thousand. [CPR 1401-5, 434-5]
26/11/1404 Kingston upon Hull (Yorkshire) Grant to the mayor, bailiffs and good men of Kingston upon Hull of murage for 2 years. [CPR 1401-5, 471]
05/04/1404 Latton (Essex)
Harlow (Essex)
North Weald (Essex)
Grant to Robert Webbe, John Roundell, Thomas Nothach and John Morecok of pavage for 3 years, in aid of paving the ways called "Tornohilles" and "Newestrete" in Latton, North Weald and Harlow. [CPR 1401-5, 374]
04/01/1404 London Order to the searcher and keepers of the passage in London to allow 2 ships of London loaded with wheat, pease and herring now under arrest in that port, after payment of customs and subsidies to be taken to the king's fleet, to sail to Bordeaux for the victualling and relief of that city. [CCR 1402-05, 240]
27/08/1404 London Licence for the patrons and merchants of 4 galleys of Venice of which 2 are in the port of London and the other 2 are coming with divers merchandise to the realm to unload there, to have the space of one year next for the delivery of their merchandise. [CPR 1401-5, 411]
12/05/1404 London Order to the mayor, sheriffs and keepers of the passage in London to allow a balinger of Bayonne of 40 tuns burden, to pass to Bayonne loaded with corn and other victuals, after payment of customs and subsidies due. [CCR 1402-05, 336]
16/02/1404 London Pardon of outlawry to Andrew Grene, late citizen and stockfishmonger of London, for no-appearance to answer Ralph Ryed, citizen and brewer of London, for a debt of £20. [CPR 1401-5, 341]
17/01/1404 London
Dartmouth (Devon)
Order to the admiral to the west or his lieutenants and other royal officials and lieges in the port of London and in the ports and places from there to Dartmouth to allow the master of a ship in the port of London, loaded with wheat, herring and cloth, after payment of customs and subsidies due, to bring his ship therewith to Dartmouth. [CCR 1402-05, 240]
22/07/1404 London
Maldon (Essex)
Order to the collectors of customs and subsidies in London or Maldon to allow Robert Pellikaun to load in certain ships in one of those ports and after payment of customs and subsidies to take over to Middelburgh 100 weys of cheese and butter to make his advantage thereof. [CCR 1402-05, 352]
03/04/1404 London
Sandwich (Kent)
Order to the collectors of customs and subsidies and keepers of the passage there to allow various ships of Bayonne and Bordeaux and elsewhere, loaded with wheat, after payment of customs and subsidies, to take the same to Sandwich. [CCR 1402-05, 327]
30/01/1404 Lowestoft (Suffolk)
London
Pardon of outlawry to John Bawede, alias Leche, of Lowestoft for non-appearance to answer Thomas Wilford, citizen and fishmonger of London, for a debt of 100s. [CPR 1401-5, 339]
18/11/1404 Rye (Sussex) Order to the keeper of the hanaper of chancery without taking a fee to deliver to the mayor and commonalty of Rye a charter, whereby the king has granted that they shall every week on Saturday hold a market there which at present they have on Friday. [CCR 1402-05, 392]
26/01/1404 Scarborough (Yorkshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Scarborough of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1401-5, 373]
10/05/1404 Southampton (Hampshire) Order to the mayor and bailiffs of Southampton and the keepers of the passage in that port to allow certain barges of Bayonne in that port loaded with corn and other victuals to pass to Bayonne with their load after payment of customs and subsidies due. [CCR 1402-05, 339]
28/05/1404 Southampton (Hampshire)
Rye (Sussex)
Winchelsea (Sussex)
Commission to enquire touching a complaint by Furtivus Vanes of Vermeo in Spain, that when he recently loaded a barge at Vermeo with divers merchandise, i.e. iron, salt, bars of iron, steel, apples "dorenges", and "rosyn" and was going to take it to Southampton or Lescluse for sale, certain men in balingers of Rye and Winchelsea captured it sailing between Guernsey and the Isle of Wight and took it to Rye or Winchelsea; and to cause restitution to be made. [CPR 1401-5, 431]
05/12/1404 Worcester (Worcestershire) Grant to the bailiffs, citizens and good men of Worcester of murage for 3 years. [CPR 1401-5, 473]
26/10/1404 Yarm (Yorkshire) Grant to William Paule and William Erghowe of pontage for 5 years, in aid of the repair of the bridge of Yarm on These. [CPR 1401-5, 465]
24/01/1404 York (Yorkshire) Grant to the mayor, sheriffs and citizens of York of murage for 2 years. [CPR 1401-5, 333]
11/02/1404 York (Yorkshire) Grant to the mayor, aldermen and commonalty of York of pontage for 3 years, in aid of making a bridge called "Fossebridge" across the water of Fosse within the city, which is in ruins, and the repair of another bridge called Ousebridge across the water of Ouse within the city, which is weak and broken. [CPR 1401-5, 352]
01/10/1405 Attlebridge (Norfolk) Grant to Thomas Heremyte of Attlebridge of pontage until Michaelmas next, in aid of the repair of the great bridge of the town of Attlebridge and of the common way leading from it to the little bridge. [CPR 1405-08, 84]
20/10/1405 Canterbury (Kent) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Canterbury of murage for 3 years. [CPR 1405-08, 85]
07/05/1405 Charing (Middlesex) Grant to Robert Chalons, John Sadeler, dyer, and Richard Palmer of Charing of pavage for 2 years, in aid of the repair of the common way between St Mary in the Strand (Seyntemarystronde) and Charing Cross. [CPR 1405-08, 13]
27/07/1405 Charing (Middlesex)
London
Grant to Robert Chalons, John Lilleston, John Sadeler, dyer, and Robert Cutte of pavage until Michaelmas next, in aid of the repair of the common way between St Mary in the Strand (Seyntmarystronde) and Charing Cross and the common way between the hospital of St Giles of lepers and Old Temple Bar, London. [CPR 1405-08, 30]
22/11/1405 Cookham (Berkshire)
Bray (Berkshire)
Maidenhead (Berkshire)
Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Cookham and Bray of pontage for 3 years, in aid of the repair of the bridge of Maidenhead. [CPR 1405-08, 98]
23/11/1405 Droitwich (Worcestershire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Droitwich of pavage for 3 years from 18 May next. [CPR 1405-08, 97]
18/02/1405 Eltham (Kent)
Mottingham (Kent)
Woolwich (Kent)
Mandate to all bailiffs and ministers within the realm not to distrain the men of the king's manors of Eltham, Mottingham, and Woolwich, which are of the ancient demesne of the crown, for toll on their goods. [CPR 1401-5, 492]
12/11/1405 Gloucester (Gloucestershire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Gloucester of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1405-08, 91]
24/01/1405 Great Marlow (Buckinghamshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of the town of Great Marlow of pontage for 3 years. [CPR 1401-5, 475]
26/01/1405 Great Yarmouth (Norfolk) Licence for Hugh atte Fen and Robert atte Fen to ship 1,000 quarters of barley and oats in the port of Great Yarmouth and to take them to Holand and Seeland after payment of customs and subsidies due. [CPR 1401-5, 483]
25/06/1405 London Order to the collectors of customs and subsidies in London to allow Arnald de Enpoyeau, merchant of Bordeaux, after payment of customs and subsidies to take to Bordeaux 16 quarters of wheat and 24 quarters of rye. [CCR 1402-05, 461]
06/02/1405 Ludlow (Shropshire) Grant to the burgesses of Ludlow, in consideration of their good services in resisting the Welsh rebels, that they shall be quit of toll, lastage, passage, pontage, stallage and all other customs throughout the king's power so long as the town remains in the king's hands by reason of the minority of the earl of March. [CPR 1401-5, 485]
27/05/1405 Norwich (Norfolk)
London
Pardon of outlawry to John Reymond, citizen and taverner of Norwich, for non-appearance to answer Geoffrey Brook, citizen and grocer of London, for a debt of £12. [CPR 1401-5, 448]
01/02/1405 Petersfield (Hampshire) Order to all royal officials and others to allow the men and tenants of the town of Petersfield, if the same is member or parcel of the honour of Gloucester, to be quit of payment of toll, stallage, picage, pavage, murage and pontage, as they ought to be and their ancestors were heretofore used to be since time beyond memory. [CCR 1402-05, 408]
17/02/1405 Sandwich (Kent) Grant to the mayor and commonalty of Sandwich of murage for 7 years. [CPR 1401-5, 489]
22/05/1405 Selby (Yorkshire) Grant to John de Brun, Richard de Drax, John de Birne and John Marshall of Selby of pavage for 3 years for the town of Selby. [CPR 1405-08, 17]
02/02/1405 Southwell (Nottinghamshire) Grant to the good men of Southwell of pavage for 2 years. [CPR 1401-5, 485]
17/02/1405 Thaxted (Essex) Order to all royal officials and others to allow the men and tenants of the town of Thaxted, if the same is member or parcel of the honour of Gloucester, to be quit of payment of toll, stallage, picage, pavage, murage and pontage, as they ought to be and their ancestors were heretofore used to be since time beyond memory. [CCR 1402-05, 412]
25/08/1405 York (Yorkshire) Order to all royal officials and others to allow the citizens of York to be quit of toll, pavage, passage, pontage, picage, quayage, lastage, anchorage, stallage and carriage, as they ought to be and as they and their ancestors have been since the date of the charters of his forefathers which the king has confirmed; notwithstanding that for particular reasons those liberties are seized into the king's hand. [CCR 1402-05, 465]
20/11/1406 Basingstoke (Hampshire)
Hertfordbridge (Hampshire)
Grant to Robert Hurlebat, John atte Wode and John Weymakere of pavage for 3 years for the repair of the highway between Hertfordbridge and Basingstoke. [CPR 1405-08, 267]
28/11/1406 Bridgend (Lincolnshire)
Donington (Lincolnshire)
Grant to the prior of St Saviour, Bridgend, of pontage for 3 years, in aid of the repair of the causey leading from the town of St Saviour to Donington in Holand, and the bridges of the same. [CPR 1405-08, 273]
06/05/1406 Bridgnorth (Shropshire) Grant to the burgesses and good men of Bridgnorth in the Marches of Wales of murage and pontage for 5 years, in aid of the repairs of the walls of the town and the bridge across the Severn. [CPR 1405-08, 177]
20/10/1406 Canterbury (Kent)
London
Sale by John Coteler, otherwise called John Wolpet, chapman of Canterbury, to John Sutton, citizen and merchant of London of all his goods and chattels in England. [CCR 1405-09, 223]
18/10/1406 Charing (Middlesex) Commission to audit the account of John Sadeler, dyer, and Richard Palmer of Charing to whom, and to Robert Chalons, knight, the king lately granted certain customs [pavage], in aid of the common way between St Mary in the Strand and Charing Cross; on information that the said John and Richard have converted to their own use divers sums of money thus received and divers other sums of money piously granted to the same purpose. [CPR 1405-08, 246]
05/03/1406 Dover (Kent) Grant to the mayor of Dover of certain customs [murage] at the town for 7 years, to be expended on the enclosure of the town. [CPR 1405-08, 143]
24/01/1406 Great Yarmouth (Norfolk) Grant to the bailiffs and burgesses of Great Yarmouth of murage for 3 years. [CPR 1405-08, 122]
06/03/1406 Hereford (Herefordshire) Grant to the mayor and citizens of Hereford of murage for 5 years. [CPR 1405-08, 159]
28/10/1406 Howden (Yorkshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Howden of pavage for 6 years. [CPR 1405-08, 248]
30/01/1406 Kingston upon Thames (Surrey) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Kingston upon Thames of pontage for 3 years for the repair of the bridge of the town and the causeys of the same. [CPR 1405-08, 119]
16/06/1406 Little Houghton (Northamptonshire)
London
Pardon of outlawry to John Couper of Little Houghton for non-appearance to answer Thomas Norton, drover of London, for a debt of £10. [CPR 1405-08, 135]
23/12/1406 London
Sandwich (Kent)
Order to the customers in the port of Sandwich without taking custom to allow John Bothe of Brunswick in Almain to bring to London 7 lasts of butter and 4 sacks of wool of his taken at sea by the late admirals and now in Sandwich. [CCR 1402-05, 169]
04/02/1406 Newcastle upon Tyne (Northumberland) Grant to the mayor, sheriffs and commonalty of Newcastle upon Tyne of pontage and pavage for 5 years, in aid of the repair of the bridge of the town. [CPR 1405-08, 113]
04/05/1406 Redbridge (Hampshire) Grant to Thomas Amory and Thomas Leget of pontage for 3 years, in aid of the repair of the bridge of Redbridge. [CPR 1405-08, 172]
01/02/1406 Shrewsbury (Shropshire) Grant to the bailiffs and burgesses of the town of Shrewsbury, which is situated near Wales and needs better fortification to resist the king's enemies, of murage for 5 years. [CPR 1405-08, 118]
06/05/1406 Southampton (Hampshire) Order to the mayor and keepers of the passage in Southampton to allow Benedict Spyne after payment of customs and subsidies due to take over to Bordeaux 340 quarters of wheat loaded into a ship of Bordeaux and a barge of bayonne in Southampton. [CCR 1402-05, 42]
10/05/1406 Southampton (Hampshire)
Winchester (Hampshire)
Order to the mayor and bailiffs of Southampton to allow Mark le Faire of Winchester and Maurice Jermayn of Bordeaux, after payment of customs and subsidies, to take to Bordeaux 800 quarters of wheat loaded into a ship in Southampton. [CCR 1405-09, 42]
30/07/1406 Wallingford (Berkshire) Grant to the good men of the town of Wallingford of pontage for 3 years. [CPR 1405-08, 211]
02/04/1406 York (Yorkshire) Grant to the citizens of York for 3 years, in aid of the making of the bridge called Fossebridge across the Fosse within the city, which is in ruins, and of the repair of another bridge called Ousebridge across the Ousewithin the city, of 1d. from each cartload and 1/4d. from each horseload of victuals, merchandise or other goods entering the city by any gate. [CPR 1405-08, 171]
03/02/1407 Beverley (Yorkshire) Grant to the burgesses and good men of Beverley, out of devotion to St John of Beverley, who lies buried in the church of Beverley, of pavage for 4 years. [CPR 1405-08, 284]
17/06/1407 Cambridge (Cambridgeshire)
Barton (Cambridgeshire)
Grant to Thomas Kendale, hermit, of pontage for 2 years for the repair of the bridges called "Smalebrigges" and the causeway between the towns of Cambridge and Barton. [CPR 1405-08, 336]
04/05/1407 Harlow (Essex)
Latton (Essex)
North Weald (Essex)
Grant to Robert Webbe, John Roundell, Thomas Nothach and John Morecok of pavage for 2 years, in aid of paving the ways called "Tornorhilles" and "Newestrete" in Latton, North Weald and Harlow. [CPR 1405-08, 320]
24/02/1407 King's Lynn (Norfolk) Order to the collectors of customs and subsidies and keepers of the passage in King's Lynn to allow William Grene, master of a ship of Lynn, to pass to Northberne in Norway with his ship, and the cloth and malt therein, after payment of customs and subsidies. [CCR 1405-09, 177]
19/02/1407 London Recognisance by John Elys, citizen and drover of London, to Thomas Beston for £50. to be levied in default of payment of his lands and chattels in the city of London. [CCR 1405-09, 249]
26/11/1407 Maldon (Essex) Grant to the burgesses of Maldon in aid of the great expenses sustained by them on the repair of a bridge called "Hebregge" by the town, destroyed by inundation of the sea, that they shall be quit of coming to any parliaments for 7 years, so that they faithfully apply the costs of coming to the bridge. [pontage] [CPR 1405-08, 376]
11/11/1407 Preston (Lancashire) Grant to Henry Brokenfeld of pontage for 3 years, in aid of the repair of the old bridge over the Ribble by Preston and the building of a new stone bridge near it over the river. [CPR 1405-08, 376]
11/02/1407 Southampton (Hampshire) Order to the collectors of customs and subsidies in Southampton to allow John Rede of Brunswick in Almain without payment of custom or subsidy to send his merchandise over sea again to make his advantage, as his purpose was to bring to England 7 lasts 8 barrels of butter, 4 sacks of "estrichwolle" and 1 small barrel of steel, and the same were against his will taken at sea by Richard Cliderowe, and are such as may not there be sold to advantage these days. [CCR 1405-09, 192]
26/11/1407 Tadcaster (Yorkshire)
York (Yorkshire)
Grant to Henry Harden, clerk, Robert Hardy and John Warde of pavage for 2 years, in aid of the repair of the great bridge of the town of Tadcaster, the pavement of the town and the causeway from the same bridge to the bridge called "Bonbrig" towards the city of York. [CPR 1405-08, 377]
15/11/1407 Wallingford (Berkshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Wallingford of pontage for 3 years. [CPR 1405-08, 374]
24/11/1407 Worcester (Worcestershire) Grant to the bailiffs, citizens and good men of Worcester of murage for 3 years. [CPR 1405-08, 376]
01/07/1407 York (Yorkshire) Order to the sheriff of York when required by the dean and chapter of the church of St Peter, York, to cause proclamation to be made of the charters of former kings, whereby, among other liberties it is granted that they and each of the canons and their successors, their men and tenants free and unfree shall be quit in city and borough, market and fair, in passage of bridges and seaports and in all places throughout the king's lands of toll, murage, pontage, tallage, passage, pedage, lastaged, stallage, hidage, wardage, and other charges. [CCR 1405-09, 212]
01/07/1407 York (Yorkshire) Order to the mayor, sheriffs and aldermen of York when required by the dean and chapter of the church of St Peter, York, to cause proclamation to be made of the charters of former kings, whereby, among other liberties it is granted that they and each of the canons and their successors, their men and tenants, free and unfree, shall be quit in city and borough, market and fair, in passage of bridges and seaports and in all places throughout the king's lands of toll, murage, pontage, tallage, passage, pedage, lastage, stallage, hidage, wardage, and other charges; allowing them to be quit thereof in the city and liberty of York, and not to trouble them and to make restitution if anything has been taken by the said mayor etc.; as the king has confirmed the said charters and now has information that by reason of letters patent made in aid of building the city walls and a bridge called "Fossebridge" and another bridge called "Ousebridge", the said mayor etc. have been levying toll etc. on the dean and chapter and their men and tenants and cease not to do, distraining and troubling them for the same contrary to the said charters. [CCR 1405-09, 214]
13/07/1408 Dunwich (Suffolk)
Southwold (Suffolk)
Order to the escheator in Suffolk to remove the king's hand from the port of Dunwich, a place called "Oldhavene" and a marsh called "Kyngesholme". The king ordered the escheator to seize them on information that Robert Swylyngton, knight, and Roger his son, claiming the port as their own and taking customs, anchorage, ferriage and toll of "pedderes" buying fish there, did also usurp wreck of sea between Oldhavene and Southwold. But Sir Roger de Swylyngton is lord of the town and manor of Blythburgh, and he and his ancestors have had there time out of mind a weekly market on Thursdays at the town which is in the precinct of the manor and 3 fairs a year, one on the feast of the Annunciation and the eve thereof, another on the feast of the Assumption and the eve thereof and the third on the Nativity of the virgin and the eve thereof and had likewise wreck of sea and toll of "pedderes" buying fish and of horses and wains loaded with victuals and wares by the sea shore in the said marsh and elsewhere within the manor, namely of every horse 1/4d., of every wain so loaded 1d. They have likewise had anchorage in the said marsh, namely 4d. for every anchor fixed there and ferryage over the port of Dunwich called "Oldhavene", namely by one boat at their cost, and Sir Roger has the same now over the river called the "Newhavene", which is on his soil on either side; and neither Sir Roger, nor before him Sir Robert are or have been encroaching on or laying claim to anything pertaining to the burgesses of Dunwich. [CCR 1405-09, 336-8]
02/05/1408 Faversham (Kent) Grant to the mayor and commonalty of Faversham of pavage for 4 years. [CPR 1405-08, 425]
01/05/1408 Kingston upon Thames (Surrey) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Kingston upon Thames of pontage for 3 years, to be expended on the repair of the bridge of the town and the causeys of the same. [CPR 1405-08, 429]
17/12/1408 London
Yorkshire
Licence, in consideration of the great dearness of wheat and other corn in the south parts of the realm and especially in London at present, for William Sevenoke, citizen of London, to buy 1,000 quarters of wheat in Yorkshire and other counties and ship the same in any ports to London for its victualling. [CPR 1408-13, 41]
24/09/1408 London Order to the collectors of customs and subsidies, keepers of the passage and searcher in London to allow Peter de Breen, victualler of William duke of Bavaria and count of Holland and Seeland, to load in a ship in that port and after payment of customs subsidies etc. to take over to Holland 100 carcases of salt beef, by him bought for the consumption of the duke's household. [CCR 1405-09, 341]
28/01/1408 Ludlow (Shropshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Ludlow of murage for 10 years. [CPR 1405-08, 388]
06/05/1408 Staines (Middlesex) Grant to John Forster, John Byle and Thomas Tanner of Staines of pontage for 3 years to be expended on the repair of the bridge of the town. [CPR 1405-08, 434]
28/07/1408 Weybridge (Norfolk) Grant to the prior of Weybridge and Robert Martham of pontage for 3 years, in aid of the repair of the bridge called Weybridge in Fleg. [CPR 1405-08, 461]
5/11/1408 Winchester (Hampshire)
London
Records of a dispute between the citizens of Winchester and the citizens of London, on complaint by the citizens of Winchester that contrary to an agreement between the cities certain of them have been distrained for the payment of customs by the sheriffs of London. (Letter Book I, p. 70) They cite in evidence: An agreement between the citizens of London and of Winchester dated 24/3/1304, according to which the citizens of Winchester shall be quit of pontage, murage, pavage and all other customs on their merchandise in London, except for tronage of wool and the customs on hides and woolfells. The citizens of London shall be quit of pontage, pavage, murage and all other toll and customs whatsoever in Winchester. (Letter Book C, p. 133) [the same agreement is enrolled a second time on p. 23] A letter (French) from the citizens of the gild merchant of Winchester to the mayor of London, citing various cases of toll and customs taken at Billingsgate, Ludgate and Newgate, contrary to their privileges. A writ of Henry IV, dated 1406-7, to the mayor and sheriffs of London, ordering them to allow the citizens of Winchester to enjoy their privileges, including quittance from toll, lastage, pontage, passage, chiminage, murage, pavage, quayage, picage and all other customs, which they have repeatedly denied them, or alternatively to appear themselves before the king at the quindene of St Hillary to answer for their contempt. A writ of Henry IV dated 10/10/1408 to the sheriffs of London regarding the non-appearance of the former sheriffs of London, Henry Barton and William Crowemer. [Winchester Black Book, 10-15]
01/05/1408 Windsor (Berkshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of New Windsor of pontage for 3 years. [CPR 1405-08, 427]
20/11/1408 Yanwath (Westmorland)
Penrith (Cumberland)
Udford (Cumberland)
Kirkstane (Westmorland)
Grant to William de Lancastre of Yanwath (Westmoreland), John de Moreland, chaplain, John Boste and John Forster of Penrith (Cumberland), in aid of the repair of the bridges of Eamont (Cumb./Westm.) and Louther, of pontage for 2 years from goods crossing by the said bridges and across the water of Eamont from the head of Kirkstane (Westm./Cumb.) to Udford (Westm./Cumb.). [CPR 1408-13, 31]
11/05/1408 York (Yorkshire) Grant to the citizens of York of murage for 2 years. [CPR 1405-08, 431]
08/02/1409 King's Lynn (Norfolk)
Burnham (Norfolk)
Wells-next-the-Sea (Norfolk)
Order to the customers and searcher in King's Lynn to allow John Bradeley of Burnham to take to London 40 quarters of wheat, 200 quarters of barley and 100 quarters of oats by him shipped in 2 ships at Burnham and Wells next the Sea. [CCR 1405-09, 429]
24/03/1409 London Order to all admirals, customers, keepers of seaports and other royal officials and others to allow William Sevenoke, citizen of London, to buy the residue of 1,000 quarters of wheat, which he had licence to buy in Yorkshire and elsewhere, and bring by ship to southern England, especially England, by reason of the dearness of corn there; and of which he has so far only shipped 480 quarters. [CCR 1405-09, 434]
12/02/1409 York (Yorkshire) Grant to the citizens of York of pontage for 2 years, in aid of the making of a bridge called "Fossebridge" across the water of the Fosse within the city which is in ruins, and the repair of another bridge called "Ousebridge" across the Ouse within the city, which is weak and broken. [CPR 1408-13, 52]
08/06/1410 Bloxham (Oxfordshire) Order to all royal officials and others to allow the men and tenants of the town of Bloxham to be quit of toll on their property and merchandise, as they ought to be and their ancestors have been by custom, as the said town is of the ancient demesne of the crown. [CCR 1409-13, 41]
28/04/1410 Cambridge (Cambridgeshire) Grant to the mayor, bailiffs and good men of Cambridge of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1408-13, 186]
08/07/1410 Cambridge (Cambridgeshire) Order to the mayor, bailiffs and true men of Cambridge, until further order to refrain from taking certain customs [pavage] granted to them by the king for 3 years from 28 April last, in aid of the paving and repairing of the town and the roads adjacent. [CCR 1409-13, 47]
05/11/1410 Great Munden (Hertfordshire)
Steeple Morden (Cambridgeshire)
Pardon of outlawry to John Coupwode of Great Munden, alias John Cophode, maltman of Munden, for non-appearance to answer Thomas Stonhard of Steeple Morden for a debt of 40s. and Hugh Neel for a debt of 40s. [CPR 1408-13, 248]
10/05/1410 Grimsby (Lincolnshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Grimsby of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1408-13, 195]
18/11/1410 Hartlepool (Durham) Revocation of a recent grant of murage to the mayor, bailiffs and good men of Hartlepool for 10 years, in aid of enclosing the town, as the grant infringes on the privileges of the bishop of Durham. [CPR 1408-13, 264]
04/03/1410 Scarborough (Yorkshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Scarborough of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1408-13, 165]
01/03/1410 Shrewsbury (Shropshire) Grant to the bailiffs and burgesses of Shrewsbury, which is situated near Wales and needs to be fortified against the king's enemies, of murage for 5 years. [CPR 1408-13, 165]
1410 Southampton (Hampshire) Record of a suit in chancery by Henry Dorst, merchant of the Hanse of Germany, against the mayor and bailiffs of Southampton, claiming quittance from all customs for his goods on payment of 3d. in the pound, as a merchant of the said Hanse. [Book of Remembrance II, 21-38]
10/07/1410 Wainfleet (Lincolnshire) Grant to Thomas Wace, William Ellercar and Simon Mewson of Wainfleet and the good men of the same town of pontage for 2 years in aid of the repair of the bridge of Wainfleet called "Sailholmebridge". [CPR 1408-13, 210]
07/05/1410 Walton (Buckinghamshire) Grant to Edmund Seman of Walton and the good men of the same town of pontage for 2 years for the repair of the bridge of Walton by Aylesbury. [CPR 1408-13, 195]