Assizes at Whittington
3 Edward I.
Assizes taken at Whittington before Gwychard
de Charrun and William de Northburgh on
the . . . . in the third year of the reign
of King Edward [1274-5].
The Roll of Assizes taken by these Justices assigned to the County
of Lancaster is not known now to exist, but it is clear, from an entry on
Assize Roll 1235, m. 12 (which see), that Charrun and Northburgh took
Assizes at Whittington in the above year. In the latter part of
2 Edward I, numerous Assizes in this County were specially assigned to
them, and the following entries from the Patent Rolls give the limits
of Charrun's employment on this service.
1274 . . . . Westminster. Gwichard de Charrun and William de
Northburgh are appointed to take the Assizes and Attaints which still
remain to be taken before the King's Justices appointed to take Assizes
and Attaints in the Counties of Nottingham, Derby, Lancaster, Cumberland, Westmorland, Northumberland and Lincoln. Patent Roll, 2 Edward I,
m. 3, dorso.
1275, November 24. Tower of London. John de Reigate, in place of
Guischard de Charrun who cannot attend because of other business,
appointed to take Assizes, Certifications and Attaints in the Counties of
Nottingham, Derby, Lincoln, York, Lancaster, Northumberland, Cumberland
and Westmorland, with William de Northburgh. Patent Roll, 4 Edward I,
m. 36 dorso.