Month: December 2015

Bristol is revolting!

Posted on 10th December 2015 by

SC6-851-10 Bristol 1309-14  Translation of Bristol particulars of account 1309-13 In 1309–10 William Randalf, custodian of the Templars’ former properties in Bristol, was thrown out of the Templars’ house. Mayor John le Taverner and his cronies carried off his property and took over the income from the house and its little farm (24 acres of
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Christiana goes to court

Posted on 7th December 2015 by

E 142-115 Christiana claims her rights In October 1310, King Edward II wrote to the sheriff of Worcestershire, instructing him to look into claims by one Christiana, widow of Sampson of Hull (Hull Croome, now known as Hill Croome). She claimed to be entitled to income from the former Templar estates in Hull Croome, granted
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The Templars in Northamptonshire

Posted on 4th December 2015 by

SC 12-13-47 Northamptonshire rentals with placenames short The Templars did not have any large estates in Northamptonshire, but at the start of 1308 they did have a number of tenants scattered across twenty-one locations in that county, who each held a small area of land and perhaps a mill too, and paid regular rent: a list survives
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Particulars of Account

Posted on 4th December 2015 by

Particulars of account for Upleadon years 1-3_TNA E 199_18_4-5  E 199-46-21 Particulars of Account Worcs 1309-9 The rotuli de particulis were the detailed records of receipts and expenses submitted by the sheriff or other government official to the Exchequer, where they were checked, summarised and entered on to the long records of account that we call
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