Assizes at Lancaster
40 Henry III.
Assizes taken at Lancaster on the Octave of
Holy Trinity in the fortieth year of the
reign of King Henry son of King John [18 June
1256] before John, Abbot of Peterborough, Roger
de Thurkelby, Nicholas de Hadlon and John de
Wyvyle, Justices in Eyre.
No Roll is now known to exist. See Lancashire Fines, pp. 118–129,
for 20 Fines made at this Eyre on June 18th and 25th and July 1st.
In the Pipe Roll for 41 Henry III, the Sheriff pays into the Treasury
or otherwise accounts for £652 17s. 10d., the Amercements at this
1255–6, February 20. Wodestok. Writ to the Archbishops, etc., and
others of the Counties of Northumberland, Cumberland, Westmorland
and Lancastre, notifying the appointment of the Abbot of Peterborough
(Burgo S. Petri), Roger de Thurkelby, Nicholas de Hadlon and John de
Wyvyle as Justices in Eyre for this turn, to take all Pleas in the
said Counties. Patent Roll, 40 Henry III, m. 15 dorso.
For the Northumberland Assize Roll of this Eyre, see Surtees
Society, vol. 88. The Justices commenced their Eyre at Newcastle on
the morrow of the Close of Easter [24 April 1256] and were at
Carlisle on the morrow of Ascension Day [27 May].