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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 434

A.D. 1198. PLEAS OF, THE KING'S CROWN. tion of our lord the king, as to who has presented them, or who has them, and through whom, and what is their value. Of escheats of our lord the king, and their values, and who has them, and through whom. Of daughters and sons of nobles, and unmarried women who are or ought to be at the disposal of our lord the king, and the value of their lands, and which of the said males or females has married, and enquiry is to be made to whom, and by whom, and since what time. Enquiry is also to be made as to what widows have not compounded for marrying of themselves,88 and the fine is to be exacted on behalf of our lord the king. Of serjeanties of our lord the king, and who has the same, and through whom, and what is the value thereof ; and as to who have not made composition for aid to our lord the king, and who have made it, and the fine is to be exacted. Of usury by Christians, and the chattels of those who are dead. Of those who lie at the mercy of the king, and have not been amerced. Of pourprèstures89 of our lord the king. Of ways of our lord the king that have been stopped up. Of treasure troves. Of offenders and their harbourers. Of persons accused who have fled and returned since the last assize. Of the renewal of all weights and measures, and ells ; and if the four men who have been deputed to keep the same, have in each town done what is enacted by statute relative thereto, and if they have attached all transgressors of the said assize ,· and if they have not attached them as they ought, then let them be punished as though themselves the transgressors. All wine belonging to such persons as shall have sold the same contrary to the assize shall be seized on behalf of our lord the king, and the owner of the wine, as well as the sellers, shall be amerced to the king. Enquiry is to be made throughout all the counties as to the hides and carucates therein ; and whether the justices who have been appointed for the purpose have duly behaved themselves, and whether they have received from all persons, and whether they have concealed anything. Of the keepers of the seaports ; if they have received anything which they have not paid, and if they have received any bribe for withholding the king's rights, and if any person has received anything who has not been duly appointed for the said purpose. Enquiry is to be made, if all appear, who such person is, and what is his name ; 8 8 Without the king's permission. 8 9 Encroachments by enclosure of the king's lands. VOL. Π. FF

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