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H1295 A: apportionment of eyre fine levied on Colchester: [1]

T1298 A: Geoffrey de Mereseye & Thomas de Setcheford burgesses of Lynn v. John Pecok, Richard Tubbe, Richard atte Gate, and William Oldegate king's bailiffs of Colchester: taking of tolls contrary to royal charter to King's Lynn. [2]




H1352 A: Presented that: the bailiffs of Colchester sit in the hall of the town community and there held the hundred to handle the pleas within the borough in 1348. John atte Cherche de Lexeden jr, John Aylmar, and William and Robert brother of John Aylmar and others unknown in 1348 came to that hundred court and asaulted the bailiffs thus siting in judgment in the court and threatened for life and members John Hall a serjeant and pleader for a plaintiff there so that neither the bailiffs nor Hall fora long time could do their duties. [3] rcp














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