1339 - John Petit of Cornwall (1)

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Date 1339
Topic Cornwall sheriff John Petit paid part of king's debt to Italian bankers.
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By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-11-26. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2022-06-10.


[10 June 1339:]
To the sheriff of Cornwall. Order to deliver to Bartholomew de Barde, Peter Byne and their fellows, merchants of the society of the Bardi, or to their attorneys all the money of the issues of the stampage of tin and the issues of the county, in accordance with the king's grant to them of those issues until they should be satisfied for 7,200l. which they paid at the king's request to Queen Isabella; and James Hamelyn, sometime sheriff of the county, paid 1,631l. 10s. 4d., and John Petit afterwards sheriff there paid 2,160l. 5s. 8d. of those issues by virtue of the king's order, as is found by their certificate sent into chancery, and the king wishes to satisfy the merchants for the residue. By C.[1]

Source notes

Membrane 33 of the Close Roll for 13 Edward III – Part 2. Marginal note: "June 10. Berkhampstead". Italics as in printed source.



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