Assizes at Lancaster: 40 Henry III

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Lancashire Assize Rolls: 4 John - 13 Edward I. Originally published by Lancashire and Cheshire Record Society, s.l, 1903.

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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 Eyre.

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].