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M1294 A: Newcastle taken into king's hand. [1]

H1295 A: Wool sold after prohibition. [2]


M1304 A: Escape of Thomas de Roke imprisoned by Hugh Gubyon late sheriff at the prosecution of Adam Doxford chaplain; Thomas was imprisoned as excommunicated by order of the king. [3]

E1305 A: Tynemouth fair alleged to be a nuisance to the fair at Newcastle. [4]



  • H1344 A: William de Denum (qui tam) v. Robert de Haliwell mayor of Newcastle, William de Acton, Robert de Musgrave, Thomas Flemyng, and John de Duresme bailiffs of the town. The king had often ordered the defendants to execute the judgment in case of debt for 10 p.s. brought without writ between Denum and Richard Scot in the court of Newcastle. They were supposed to explain why they repeatedly did not execute the judgment. [5], [6], [7], [8], [9] rcp

M1344 A: Northumberland. Presentment concerning the election of the mayor. John de Denton as mayor of the town Gilbert Haukyn and Peter Graper two of the bailiffs of the town solemnly proclaimed that all the suitors be at the hall of pleas at New Gate. Thomas de Burneton and John de Galeway, who were two other bailiffs of the town, confederated with Richard Scot, Robert de Haliwell sr, John and Robert his sons, Richard de Galeway, Thomas de Flemyng, William de Burneton, and and Nicholas de Acton son of Richard de Acton and separated themselves from the mayor and the first two balifs and went to the church of St Nicholas and met with a great part of the lesser people of the town who were ignorant of town custom. By procurement of Richard de Acton and Matilda his wife they elected Richard de Acton as mayor contrary to the custom of the town. [10], [11], [12], [13] rcp

  • H1346 A: Northumberland. Elizabeth who was the wife John de Denton v. William de Burneton, Robert de Halywell jr, and Thomas Gategange. Appeal for the death of her husband. [14] rcp

M1348 B: Northumberland. William de Denum (qui tam) v. Robert de Haliwell mayor of Newcastle upon Tyne, William de Acton and Robert de Musgrave bailiffs of the same town. Trespass and contempt. [15]


  • H1357 A: Indictment made in Newcastle upon Tyne concerning the death of Robert Nostel, in which the Warden of the Minors in Newcastle along with other friars was indicted, brought before the king's council. [16] rcp














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