A.D. 1250. Sheriffs.: William Fitz-Richard (fn. 1) le Prestre,; Humphrey le Fevre,
In this year, John Norman was made Mayor. In the same year,
on the Monday after the Feast of Saint Michael, it was enacted by the
citizens, that the Wardens of the Bridge, from that day forward, should
have, take, or claim, nothing from the ships or property of citizens passing
through the (fn. 2) middle of the Bridge; whereas, before they had been
wont to take twelve pence for every ship belonging to a citizen, the
same as foreigners.
In the same year died (fn. 3) Fretheric, Emperor of the Romans, who
had taken to wife a (fn. 4) sister of King Henry, daughter of King John; and the
(fn. 5) Pope departed from Lyons to Milan.
|| "The Priest."
|| At the drawbridge.
|| Frederic II. who died in Apulia, 13 December, 1250.
|| Innocent IV.