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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 […]

Update: Walter le Baud’s accounts for the Templars’ estates in Herts. and Essex, January to February 1308

Posted on 23 February 2016 by Helen Nicholson

Walter le Baud year one Essex and Herts The fields around Temple Sutton, Essex. Photo: N2 Productions Update: I've transcribed Walter le Baud's accounts for the Templars' former lands in […]

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 […]

The perils of poultry

Posted on 11 February 2016 by Helen Nicholson

In the first few months of 1309 foxes and kites ate half the geese on the former Templar manor at Little Staughton in Bedfordshire: see my blog here.

Cider

Posted on 10 February 2016 by Helen Nicholson

On my 'Gawainsmum' blog I have been commenting on the cider produced on the former Templar estates.