Month: February 2016

Debts due to the Templars

Posted on 26 February 2016 by Helen Nicholson

At the end of December 1308 King Edward II’s treasurer sent out writs to all the sheriffs in charge of the former Templar estates instructing them to find out what debts had been due to the Templars at Christmas 1307 — that is, just before the Templars in England were arrested — and report back
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Hertfordshire accounts: Chelsing, Lannock and Dinsley

Posted on 17 February 2016 by Helen Nicholson

I have transcribed the 1308 accounts drawn up for the Templars’ former estates in Hertfordshire — Chelsing, Lannock and Dinsley, and the market dues received from Baldock —  by the sheriff John of Shadworth, clerk. I haven’t yet made full translations, but the attached .pdf file includes some translations and comments on the accounts. This also
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