Close Rolls, Henry VI: May 1439

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Calendar of Close Rolls, Henry VI: Volume 3, 1435-1441. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1937.

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May 1439

May 31.
To the collectors in the port of London and in singular the ports and places adjacent of the petty custom and of the subsidy of 3s. upon every tun of wine and 12d. in the pound. Order to suffer Hugh de Launey knight and other his fellows, ambassadors sent to England for Holand and Seland, to lade in ships two cloths and 11 ells of woollen cloth of whole grain and five cloths 7¼ ells without grain, and without payment of custom or subsidy to pass and ship the same to their own parts, any previous command of the king to the contrary notwithstanding.