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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.2., From A.D. 1180 To A.D. 1201.


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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.2., From A.D. 1180 To A.D. 1201.
page 336

A.D. 1194. PLEAS OF THE CBOWN. 335 are in the gift of our lord the king. Also, of Wardships of children, which belong to our lord the king. Also, of Marriages21 of maidens, or of widows, which belong to our. lord the king. Also, of Malefactors, and their harbourers and abettors. Also, of forgers. Also, of Murderers of the Jews, who they are, and of the pledges of Jews so slain, their chattels, lands, debts, and writings, and who has the same ; and how much each person owes them, and what pledges they had, and who holds the same, and how much they are worth, and who has the profits thereof, and what they are ; all the pledges and the debts of the Jews so slain are to be seized for the king ; and those who were present at the murder of the Jews, who have not made a composition thereon with our lord the king, or with his justiciaries, are to be arrested and are nbt to be liberated except by our lord the king, or his justiciaries. Also, of all Aids given for the ransom of our lord the king, how much each person promised, and how much he has paid, and how much is still due from him. Also, of the adherents of earl John, and such of them as have made a composition .with our lord the king, and such as have not. Also, of the Chattels of earl John or his adherents, which have not been converted to the use of our lord the king ; and how much the sheriffs and their bailiffs have received; and who has given anything contrary to the ancient customs of the kingdom. Also, of all the Lands of earl John, of his Demesnes, and Wards, and Escheats, and his gifts, and for what reason the same were given to him, and all the gifts to earl John are to be seized for our lord the king, except those which have been confirmed by the king. Also, as to the Debts and Fines which are due to earl John, and for what causes ; and all the same are to be demanded on behalf of our lord the king. Also, of Usurers, and the Chattels of such of them as are dead. Also, of Wines sold contrary to the assize, and of false measures for wine as also for other things. Also, of such Crusaders as have died before setting out for the land of Jerusalem ; and who possesses their chattels, and what they are, and to what extent. Also, of Grand Assizes, which are of lands a hundred shillings in value or less. Also, in every county there are to be three knights chosen, and one clerk, who are to be keepers of the Pleas of the Crown ; 2 1 " Maritagiis," the right of giving them in marriages and receiving a fee for the same.

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