1242 - John le Petit in Ireland

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Date 1242
Topic John le Petit pays to have seisin of nephew's lands till the latter proved of age (Ireland)

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-11-03. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-08.


[4 Sep. 1242:]
Mandate to the justiciary of Ireland to enquire whether Ralph, son and heir of Nicholas le Petit, is of age, and if so, to take from him security to pay to the king 200 marks, to wit, 50 marks half-yearly from Easter next, whereby John le Petit, his uncle, made fine on his behalf, to have seisin of the lands and castles of the said Nicholas falling to him by inheritance, [and] to give him seisin of all lands and fees, castles and other things whereof the said Nicholas was seised on the day of his death, saving to the king the reliefs of the said lands.[1]

Source notes

Brackets as in printed source. Marginal note: "Sept 4. Bordeaux".