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Market Privileges 1411-1420

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 1411-1420

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.
07/03/1411 Hereford (Herefordshire) Grant to the mayor and citizens of Hereford of murage for 5 years. [CPR 1408-13, 278]
20/11/1411 King's Cliffe (Northamptonshire) Order to all royal officials and others to allow the men and tenants of Queen Joan of the manor of King's Cliffe, which is of the ancient demesne of the crown, to be quit from payment of toll and other customs on their goods and property, as they ought to be and they and their ancestors used to be by custom. [CCR 1409-13, 246]
04/07/1411 London Recognisance of William Norwyche and Henry Kirton, both treaclemongers of London, for £40, to be levied in default of payment of their lands and chattels in the city of London. [CCR 1409-13, 226]
24/01/1411 Newcastle upon Tyne (Northumberland) Grant to the mayor, sheriffs and commonalty of Newcastle upon Tyne of pontage and pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1408-13, 276]
16/02/1411 Rochester (Kent) Grant to the wardens of the fabric of the bridge of Rochester of pontage for 5 years. [CPR 1408-13, 276]
13/03/1411 Thrapston (Northamptonshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Thrapston of pontage for 3 years. [CPR 1408-13, 281]
14/07/1411 Whitby (Yorkshire) Grant to the abbot and good men of Whitby of quayage for 10 years. [CPR 1408-13, 299]
27/4/1411 Winchester (Hampshire) At a Burghmote held 27/4/1411 it was resolved that murage should be collected for the repair of the walls etc. as was customary of old etc. Also that pontage be collected etc. And William le Oke and John Elstede were appointed collectors of the pontage for that year and they were sworn. [Winchester Black Book, 27]
24/05/1411 Wooton under Edge (Gloucestershire) Pardon of outlawry to John Chapman of Wooton under Edge for non-appearance to answer John More, citizen and mercer of London for a debt of £24. and William But, citizen and mercer of London, for a debt of £11. 10s. [CPR 1408-13, 255]
04/02/1411 York (Yorkshire) Grant to the citizens of York of pontage for 3 years, in aid of the repair of a bridge called "Fossebridge" across the water of the Fosse within the city, and of another bridge called "Ousebridge" across the Ouse within the city. [CPR 1408-13, 274]
05/11/1412 Bristol (Gloucestershire) Grant to the mayor, bailiffs and good men of Bristol of murage for 12 years. [CPR 1408-13, 449]
10/02/1412 Cottesbrook (Northamptonshire)
London
Pardon of outlawry to Simon Taillour, drover of Cottesbrook, for non-appearance to answer Judas Padley and Thomas Cam, citizen and butcher of London, for debts of £11. 7s. and £14 respectively. [CPR 1408-13, 332]
01/10/1412 Dover (Kent) Grant to the mayor of Dover of murage for 7 years to be applied to the enclosure of the town. [CPR 1408-13, 434]
27/09/1412 Howden (Yorkshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Howden of pavage for 6 years. [CPR 1408-13, 425]
11/10/1412 Montford (Shropshire) Grant to John Wele and Richard Yong, clerk, of pontage for 5 years, in aid of the repair of the bridge of Montford. [CPR 1408-13, 437]
19/08/1412 Sandwich (Kent) Grant to the mayor and commonalty of Sandwich of murage for 7 years. [CPR 1408-13, 425]
10/05/1412 Windsor (Berkshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of the town of New Windsor of pontage for 2 years, to be expended on the repair of the bridge of the town. [CPR 1408-13, 398]
21/04/1413 Beverley (Yorkshire) Grant to the burgesses and good men of Beverley, on account of the king's devotion to St John of Beverley, whose body lies buried in the church of Beverley, of pavage for 2 years. [CPR 1413-16, 14]
07/07/1413 Bourne (Sussex)
London
Pardon of outlawry to Robert Aston, chapman of Bourne, for non-appearance to answer John Thomelyn, citizen and grocer of London, for a debt of £4. 8s. 10d. [CPR 1413-16, 81]
7/7/1413 Colchester (Essex) Inspeximus and confirmation of a charter of Henry IV, being a confirmation of a charter of Richard I and its confirmations by Henry III, Edward II, Edward III and Richard II, granting to the burgesses of Colchester (among other liberties) quittance from toll, passage, pontage, pavage, picage, murage, lastage and all other custom throughout the realm. [Colchester Charters, 28-35]
13/04/1413 Dover (Kent) Grant to the mayor of Dover of murage for 3 years. [CPR 1413-16, 17]
14/02/1413 Gloucester (Gloucestershire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Gloucester of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1408-13, 465]
18/04/1413 London Order to the admiral of England or his lieutenant, the collectors of customs and subsidies, searcher and keepers of the passage in London to allow William Pee to load a ship of Bayonne now in that port with 100 quarters of oats to the use and profit of Thomas, duke of Clarence, the king's lieutenant in Aquitaine, and after payment of customs and subsidies to take it to Aquitaine. [CCR 1413-19, 11]
02/06/1413 London
Dartmouth (Devon)
Order to the customers in the port of Dartmouth to allow Henry Chambre and Richard de Boys of London to load in ships in that port and after payment of customs and subsidies to take to London or other ports of the realm 3,000 quarters of salt bought at Dartmouth of certain merchants of Brittany. [CCR 1413-19, 17]
03/10/1413 London
Harborough (Leicestershire)
Pardon of outlawry to John Smyth, chapman of Harborough, for non-appearance to answer John Walton, citizen and mercer of London, for a debt of 40s. [CPR 1413-16, 83]
14/02/1413 Scarborough (Yorkshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Scarborough of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1408-13, 472]
13/10/1413 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 3 years. [CPR 1413-16, 106]
15/05/1413 Walton (Buckinghamshire) Grant to Edmund Seman of Walton and the good men of the same town of pontage for 3 years for the repair of the bridge of Walton by Aylesbury. [CPR 1413-16, 18]
05/01/1414 Bristol (Gloucestershire) Grant to the mayor, bailiffs and good men of Bristol of murage and pavage for 4 years. [CPR 1413-16, 171]
27/11/1414 Cookham (Berkshire)
Bray (Berkshire)
Maidenhead (Berkshire)
Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Cookham and Bray of pontage for 5 years, in aid of the repair of the bridge of Maidenhead. [CPR 1413-16, 256]
17/11/1414 Droitwich (Worcestershire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Droitwich of pavage for 3 years. [CPR 1413-16, 251]
04/01/1414 Howden (Yorkshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Howden of pavage for 6 years. [CPR 1413-16, 156]
09/02/1414 Kingston upon Thames (Surrey) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Kingston upon Thames of pontage for 10 years, to be expended on the repair of the bridge of the town and the causeys of the same. [CPR 1413-16, 155]
29/06/1414 Strood (Kent)
London
Pardon of outlawry to William Battesford, late master of the hospital of St Mary, Strood, for non-appearance to answer Philip Broun, chapman of London, for a debt of £4. 11s. [CPR 1413-16, 209]
06/02/1414 York (Yorkshire) Grant to the citizens of York of murage for 4 years. [CPR 1413-16, 154]
30/01/1415 Beverley (Yorkshire) Grant to the burgesses and good men of Beverley, on account of the king's devotion to St John of Beverley, whose body lies buried in the church of Beverley, of pavage for 2 years. [CPR 1413-16, 275]
20/10/1415 London Order to the collectors of customs and subsidies in the port of London for particular notable causes to take customs and subsidies on all goods brought to that port from any other port of the realm as soon as they arrive, even if they have already been customed in the other port. [CCR 1413-19, 231-2]
22/11/1416 Beverley (Yorkshire) Grant to the burgesses and good men of Beverley, on account of the king's devotion to St John of Beverley, whose body lies buried in the church of Beverley, of pavage for 7 years. [CPR 1416-22, 55]
07/01/1416 Chichester (Sussex) Commission to the sheriff of Sussex to buy 300 quarters of wheat and 500 quarters of malt and 1,000 bacons in Kent and Sussex and to take them to Chichester for the victualling of Harfleur. [CPR 1413-16, 412]
16/03/1416 Faversham (Kent) Order to the mayor and bailiffs of Faversham to allow Robert Andreweson van der Gogh of Holland to load in ships there, and after payment of customs and subsidies to take to Holland for its victualling, 200 quarters of wheat bought within the realm. [CCR 1413-19, 253]
14/04/1416 Faversham (Kent)
Sandwich (Kent)
Commission to Richard Cliderawe, esquire, of Kent, and William Ledes of Faversham to buy 1,000 quarters of wheat for the victualling of Harfleur and to take them to Sandwich. [CPR 1416-22, 7]
07/01/1416 Great Yarmouth (Norfolk) Commission to William Flete and the sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk to buy 300 quarters of wheat and 500 quarters of malt in the said counties and to take them to Great Yarmouth for the victualling of Harfleur. [CPR 1413-16, 412]
06/01/1416 King's Lynn (Norfolk)
London
Order to the mayor and bailiffs, customers and keepers of the passage and waterbailiffs of King's Lynn to allow John Aylesham, grocer of London, to load in ships in that port and bring to London 800 quarters of wheat. [CCR 1413-19, 252]
12/02/1416 Kingsbridge (Devon)
London
Pardon of outlawry to Andrew Blakehale, chapman of Blakehale, for non-appearance to answer Laurence Hampton, citizen and mercer of London, for a debt of 40s. [CPR 1413-16, 319]
20/04/1416 London
Kent
Sussex
Commission to William Redhed and Nicholas Hobbes to take 1,000 bacons and to take them to London for the victualling of Harfleur. The like to William Malyn and John Byngley to take 500 quarters of oats in Kent and Sussex and to take them to the nearest port. [CPR 1416-22, 8]
14/04/1416 London
Essex
Commission to the sheriff and escheator of Essex to buy 1,000 quarters of oats, William Redhede and Nicholas Hobbes to buy 2, 000 quarters of malt, 500 quarters of peas and 500 quarters of beans, and John Bronsbery of London to buy 200 oxen, all of them to take the said victuals to London for the victualling of Harfleur. [CPR 1416-22, 7-8]
10/05/1416 London
Ipswich (Suffolk)
Commission to John Staverton, John Lancastre, John Godston, John Hawe and John Lacy to take 300 quarters of wheat, 100 quarters of oats and 200 bacons for the victualling of Harfleur and to take them to London and Ipswich. [CPR 1416-22, 11]
07/04/1416 London
Warwick (Warwickshire)
Recognisance of William Peny, son of Philip Peny of warwick, chapman, to William Rody, citizen and mercer of London, for £50 to be levied in default of payment of his goods and chattels in Warwickshire. [CCR 1413-19, 350]
01/05/1416 Pende (Sussex)
Kingston (Sussex)
Commission to James Knottesford, Thomas Capeleyn and John Bampton to take 50 quarters of wheat in Sussex for the victualling of Harfleur and to take them to Pende and Kingston. [CPR 1416-22, 8]
20/10/1416 Southampton (Hampshire)
Wiltshire
Sussex
Commission to John Bampton and John Bitton to take 550 quarters of wheat in Wiltshire and Hampshire for the victualling of Harfleur and to take the same to Southampton or other places and ports convenient or near. The like to Thomas Capeleyn and William Mikelowe to take 550 quarters in Sussex. [CPR 1416-22, 46]
27/11/1416 Southampton (Hampshire) Commission to Reginald Curteys and Robert Barbot to take straw, hay and pasture for 200 oxen and cows at present near Southampton, bought for the victualling of Harfleur. [CPR 1416-22, 55]
01/05/1416 Southampton (Hampshire) Commission to John Tybenham, esquire, and John Bampton, to take 800 quarters of wheat and 500 bacons in Hampshire and take them to Southampton for the victualling of Harfleur. [CPR 1416-22, 8]
17/11/1416 Southampton (Hampshire) Commission to Robert Bronnesbery and Richard Langford to take 1,000 pigs and Robert Bronnesbury and William Knyght to take 200 pigs and bring them to Southampton for the victualling of Harfleur. [CPR 1416-22, 57]
14/04/1416 Winchelsea (Sussex) Commission to the sheriff of Sussex to buy 2,000 bacons and take them to the port of Winchelsea for the victualling of Harfleur. [CPR 1416-22, 8]
17/12/1417 Appleby (Westmorland) Grant to the burgesses of Appleby of pontage and pavage for 2 years. [CPR 1416-22, 128]
27/11/1417 Arundel (Sussex)
Shoreham-by-Sea (Sussex)
London
Pardon of outlawry to Thomas Dusse, chapman of Arundel, and William Dene, yeoman of Shoreham, for non-appearance to answer William Fouchier, citizen and mercer of London, for a debt of 100s. [CPR 1416-22, 96]
12/10/1417 Great Yarmouth (Norfolk) Grant to the bailiffs and burgesses of Great Yarmouth of murage for 3 years. [CPR 1416-22, 123]
26/01/1417 King's Lynn (Norfolk)
London
Ordre to the mayor, bailiffs and customers in King's Lynn to allow Richard Marlowe, citizen of London, to ship in that port 300 quarters of wheat bought and purveyed in Cambridgeshire and other counties to be taken to London for his victualling and the victualling of lords and others coming there. [CCR 1413-19, 335]
28/01/1417 Lewes (Sussex)
London
Pardon of outlawry to Thomas Larke, chapman of Lewes, for non-appearance to answer John Broun, citizen and "lyndraper" of London, for a debt of 56s. 3d. [CPR 1416-22, 24]
17/02/1417 London
Cirencester (Gloucestershire)
Pardon of outlawry to William Drapere, chapman of Cirencester, for non-appearance to answer John Boteler, citizen and mercer of London, for a debt of 100s. [CPR 1416-22, 27]
21/7/1417 Norwich (Norfolk) Inspeximus and confirmation by Henry V of his father's confirmation of the various charters of the citizens of Norwich, granting them (among other liberties) quittance from toll, passage, pontage, pavage, picage, murage, quayage, rivage, carriage and lastage throughout the realm. [Norwich Records I, 36-37]
28/11/1417 Scarborough (Yorkshire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Scarborough of quayage and pavage for 5 years. [CPR 1416-22, 127]
24/01/1417 Shoreham-by-Sea (Sussex)
Eastbourne (Sussex)
Chichester (Sussex)
Pende (Sussex)
Commission to Walter Bolne, John Godfrey and John Robyn to take 600 quarters of wheat in towns and places between Shoreham and Eastbourne and bring them to Calais for its victualling. The like to John Willey, clerk, John Exton and William Preston between Chichester and Pende. [CPR 1416-22, 60]
21/10/1417 Shrewsbury (Shropshire) Grant to the bailiffs and burgesses of Shrewsbury, which is near Wales and needs better fortification, of murage for 3 years. [CPR 1416-22, 124]
10/05/1417 Wandsworth (Surrey)
London
Pardon of outlawry to William Thornton, woodmonger of Wandsworth, for non-appearance to answer John Patteslee, citizen and goldsmith of London, and John Sergeaunt, citizen and armourer of London, for a debt of £40. [CPR 1416-22, 91]
23/10/1418 Andover (Hampshire)
London
Pardon of outlawry to William Ryche, chapman of Andover, for non-appearance to answer Robert Colwill, citizen and mercer of London, for a debt of £6. 2s. 7d. [CPR 1416-22, 164]
25/06/1418 Droitwich (Worcestershire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Droitwich of pavage for 1 year. [CPR 1416-22, 168]
18/02/1418 Hereford (Herefordshire) Grant to the bailiffs and burgesses of Hereford, which is near Wales and needs better fortification, of murage for 1 year. [CPR 1416-22, 133]
15/07/1418 Ilfracombe (Devon) Grant to the good men of Ilfracombe who have begun to build a new stone tower on either side of the port there and to enclose the town with stone walls and high towers, of murage for 1 year. [CPR 1416-22, 172]
20/10/1418 London
King's Lynn (Norfolk)
Pardon of outlawry to John Sysyle, chapman of King's Lynn, for non-appearance to answer Alan Everard, citizen and mercer of London, for a debt of £14. 6s. 10d. [CPR 1416-22, 164]
13/10/1418 Melton Mowbray (Leicestershire) Pardon of outlawry to Robert Assheby, chapman of Melton Mowbray for non-appearance to answer the king for a debt. [CPR 1416-22, 164]
03/02/1418 Newport Pagnell (Buckinghamshire)
York (Yorkshire)
Pardon of outlawry to Richard Belasys, chapman of Newport Pagnell, for non-appearance to answer John Man of York for a debt of 40s. [CPR 1416-22, 99]
27/01/1418 Staines (Middlesex) Grant to Thomas Tanner, Richard Trotter and John Byle of Staines of pontage for 2 years for the repair of the bridge of the town. [CPR 1416-22, 132]
10/02/1418 York (Yorkshire) Grant to the citizens of York of murage for 1 year. [CPR 1416-22, 134]
01/12/1419 Bridgend (Lincolnshire)
Donington (Lincolnshire)
Grant to the prior of St Saviour, Bridgend, of pontage for 1 year 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 1416-22, 255]
20/11/1419 Gloucester (Gloucestershire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Gloucester of pavage for 1 year. [CPR 1416-22, 253]
04/05/1419 Harborough (Leicestershire)
London
Pardon of outlawry to John Wermyngton, chapman of Harborough, for non-appearance to answer Richard Bures, citizen and mercer of London, for a debt of £16. [CPR 1416-22, 219]
22/05/1419 Hereford (Herefordshire) Grant to the bailiffs and burgesses of Hereford, which is near Wales and needs better fortification to resist the king's enemies, of murage for 3 years. [CPR 1416-22, 235]
28/01/1419 Isle of Wight (Hampshire) Pardon of outlawry to Henry Lemman, chapman of the Isle of Wight for non-appearance to answer John Sturmy for a debt of 40s. [CPR 1416-22, 162]
28/06/1419 London Order to the searcher of Calais to deliver to John Michell, fishmonger of London, a ship of his loaded withj 14 tuns of wine and 4 tuns of wheat for which he paid customs and subsidies in London, but it was unlawfully arrested at Calais because the cocket arrived several days later than the ship. [CCR 1419-22, 10-11]
27/09/1419 London Inspeximus and confirmation to the prior and convent of the church of St Bartholomew, Smithfield, and the master and brethren of the hospital of the same of (among other charters) a charter of Henry I granting to them quittance from toll, pontage, passage, pedage, paage, lastage and stallage, and other charges. [CPR 1416-22, 239]
03/08/1419 London Order to the customers and keepers of the passage in London to allow William Walssh to load in a ship in that port and after payment of customs and subsidies to ship and take over to Bordeaux 6 tuns of wheat. [CCR 1419-22, 18]
10/10/1420 Boston (Lincolnshire)
London
Pardon of outlawry to Henry Porter, chapman of Boston, for non-appearance to answer Alan Everard, citizen and mercer of London, for a debt of 45s. [CPR 1416-22, 286]
16/02/1420 Droitwich (Worcestershire) Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Droitwich of pavage for 2 years. [CPR 1416-22, 259]
08/11/1420 Great Yarmouth (Norfolk) Grant to the bailiffs and burgesses of Great Yarmouth of murage for 3 years. [CPR 1416-22, 304]
24/01/1420 Lambourne (Berkshire)
London
Pardon of outlawry to Hugh Opton, chapman of Lambourne, for non-appearance to answer John Knottyngle, mercer of London, for a debt of £15. 5s. 2d. [CPR 1416-22, 291]
02/05/1420 London Order to the customers in the port of London to allow John Offorde and John Hethe, clerks of the privy seal office, who are with the king in Normandy on his service, to load in a ship in that port and take over to Normandy for victualling of them and their servants there 12 quarters 2 bushels of wheat purveyed in England by their deputies. [CCR 1419-22, 72]
17/02/1420 Melbourn (Cambridgeshire)
Fulbourn (Cambridgeshire)
Pardon of outlawry to Hugh Marchall, maltman of Melbourn, for non-appearance to answer John Swettok of Fulbourn for a debt of £10. [CPR 1416-22, 231]
27/11/1420 Shrewsbury (Shropshire) Grant to the bailiffs and burgesses of Shrewsbury, which is near Wales and needs better fortification to resist the king's enemies, of murage for 1 year. [CPR 1416-22, 308]
03/07/1420 Woodchester (Gloucestershire)
London
Pardon of outlawry to John Weye, chapman of Woodchester, for non-appearance to answer William Estfeld, citizen and mercer of London, for a debt of £21. 11s. 6d. [CPR 1416-22, 285]