1224 - Bristol castle delivered to Johannes Parvus

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Date 1224
Topic Johannes Parvus to take custody of Bristol Castle with appurtenances.
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Site of Bristol Castle, and a forested area north of Keynsham.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-11-23. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-08.


De castro Bristollie. Rex etc. P. Norwicensi episcopo, salutem. Mandamus vobis quod sine dilatione liberetis dilectis et fidelibus nostris Reginaldo de Hurle et Johanni Parvo castrum nostrum Bristollie, cum bertona et foresta et chacia de Keinesham, et omnibus aliis ad castrum illud pertinentibus, quibus castrum illud cum omnibus pertinenciis suis predictis commisimus custodiendum quamdiu nobis placuerit. In cujus rei testimonium has litteras nostras patentes vobis mittimus. Teste me ipso, apud Bristoll, xiij die Marcii, anno regni nostri viij, coram H. de Burgo, justiciario, et Bathoniensi et Sarresburiensi episcopis.

[IRHB translation:]
Concerning the castle of Bristol. The King etc. greets father bishop of Norwich. We order you without delay to release to our beloved and faithful Reginald de Hurle and John Little our castle of Bristol with the barton and the forest and chase of Keinesham, which castle with all its appurtenances we commit to the custody of the aforesaid as long as we please. In witness of which matter we send you our letters patent. Witness myself at Bristol, the thirteenth day of March in the eighth year of our reign, before H. de Burg and the bishops of Bath and Salisbury.[1]

Source notes

Membrane 10 of the Patent Roll for 8 Henry III. Italics as in printed source.



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