Yorkshire Deed by William Bron, Collector of the King’s Rents

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Title

Yorkshire Deed by William Bron, Collector of the King’s Rents

Subject

Deed concerning rent collection from land holdings in Snayth, England on behalf of King Henry V.

Description

This legal document (chirograph) addressed to William Goldale is a judicial summons demanding that the offending parties pay in full the back rents that are owed to the King for their tenancy on his lands. It outlines the consequences of this action and of further inaction.

Creator

William Bron

Source

http://4800d54a-bd4d-4cbb-9719-515dffa08978
Ottawa, Carleton University, Carleton University Archives and Research Collections, Charter 2

Publisher

Carleton University Archives and Research Collections (CUARC)

Date

May 24, 1405

Contributor

Brasseur, Kate

Relation

Other half of indented parchment: unknown whereabouts

Format

IIIF Image
Parchment

Language

Latin, with intermittent English

Type

Charter, Chirograph

Coverage

Yorkshire, England

Provenance

Previous owners, Bernard Quaritch Ltd of London, referenced this item as D102 (red ink on envelope) and sold the item, along with a handwritten transcription (unknown author), for 8 pounds.

Rights Holder

Carleton University, MacOdrum Library, Archives and Research Collections

Text Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Chirograph (one of two copies of legal grant written on parchment)

Citation

William Bron, “Yorkshire Deed by William Bron, Collector of the King’s Rents,” Medieval Ottawa, accessed November 14, 2018, http://medievalottawa.org/items/show/290.