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ROGER OF WENDOVER Flowers of history. The history of England from the descent of the saxons to A.D. 1235. vol.2


Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet (Sir John Froissart's Chronicles continuation) in 13 volumes 

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Flowers of history. The history of England from the descent of the saxons to A.D. 1235. vol.2
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320 nOCΕΚ OK WENDOVER. [Λ.υ. 1210. half-year, and two-pence for the other half-year ; and for a baggage horse one farthing for half a year, and a farthing for the other half-year ; and only from those who come from out of his bailiwick to trade, by his leave in his bailiwick, to buy wood, timber, bark, or coal, and to take them elsewhere to sell, wherever they please ; and from no other cart or beast of burden shall any road-tax be taken, and the said road-tax shall only be taken in the places where it used to be taken formerly. l'ut those who carry on their shoulders their wood, bark, or coal for sale, shall not. although they live by this means, pay any road-tax. No road-tax for the woods of other people shall be paid to our foresters, but only from the woods of our domain. All who have been outlawed concerning forest matters, from the time of our grandfather king Henry till our coronation, may return peaceably without hindrance, and shall find good securities that they will not again make forfeiture to us with respect to our forest. No chastellain or other person shall hold pleas of the forest, either with regard to the turf or the venison, but any feeforester may attach pleas of the forest, as well concerning the turf as the venison, and shall present them to the verdurers of the counties; and, when they are enrolled and under the seals of the verdurers, they shall be presented to the chief forester, when he comes to that part of the country to hold pleas of the forest, and shall be determined in his presence. And it is our will that all the aforesaid customs and liberties which we have granted to be had and observed in the kingdom towards our men, on our part, shall be observed by all the people of the kingdom, clergy as well as laity, on their part towards their men." Of the twenty-fire banns, who were appointed by the king to revise the aforesaid taws, " Since we, out of love to (iod, and for the amendment of our kingdom, and the better to set at rest the disagreement which has arisen between us and our barons, have granted all these things, wishing to preserve them entire and on a firm footing, we give and grant the underwritten security to them, namely:—That the barons shall choose twentyfive barons of the kingdom, whomsoever they please, who shall with all their power observe, keep, and cause to be observed,

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