1364 - William Scarlet of Barnstaple

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Date 1364
Topic William Scarlet of Barnstaple among people granted export licence
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By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-11-07. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2021-01-08.


[8 May 1364:]
Licence, for one year, for the commonalty of the town of Plummuth to take from their port 2,000 cloths of colour and 2,000 packs of cloths of the counties of Devon and Cornwall to Gascony and Spain and other places beyond the seas subject to the king’s lordship in the south and west, to trade with; and to buy with the money arising from the sale wines and merchandise and bring the same to England to make their profit of. By K. & C.
 The like to the following:—
William Scarlet, for 10 packs of cloths of the counties of Devon and Cornwall, from the port of Plymouth.
William Scarlet of Barnstaple, for 10 packs of cloths, 40 woollen cloths of colour of the counties of Devon, Somerset, and Cornwall and 20 tons of fish called ‘hakes,’ from the port of Plymouth.

Source notes

Membrane 19 of the Patent Roll for 38 Edward III – Part I. Marginal note "May 8. Westminster" occurs three times: against "Licence" and against each occurrence of "William Scarlet". Italic type as in printed source. IRHB's brackets.



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