1470 - Richard Lee mayor of London

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Date 1470
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By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2020-07-23. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-08.


 Mandate to the escheator in the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk for the restitution of the temporalities of the monastery of St. Edmund, Bury, of the order of St. Benedict, in the diocese of Norwich, immediately subject to the Roman church, to Robert Ixworth, doctor of decrees, late prior of the monastery, who has been elected abbot in the place of John Boon, deceased, in accordance with an in lult of the apostolic see, granted at the supplication of Richard II, that the convent should have the right of electing their abbot.
By p.s.

  The like to the escheators in the following counties :—
   Essex and Hertford.

  The like to Richard Lee, mayor of London, escheator in that city.
Writ de intendendo in pursuance to the tenants.[1]

Source notes

Date: 'March 2. Westminster'. Membrane 10. The calendar entry summaries one document sent in five copies to the five escheators listed.




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