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1337 - John Petit of Cornwall

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Date 1337
Topic John Petit on commission to investigate case of piracy
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Cornwall.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-11-18. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-11-20.

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[17 Mar. 1337:]
The like [sc. commission of oyer and terminer] to Ralph Bloiou, John Petit and John Billoun, in the county of Cornwall, on petition before the king and council by Mounfrere de Sivill in Spain, master of a ship called la Seint Johan, setting forth that as he was bringing his ship laden with 92 tuns of wine of La Rochelle belonging to divers merchants, and other goods of him and his mariners, from Spain to Courtrey, some men from Cornwall and other parts of the realm boarded it near the port of St. Ives, carried it and the cargo away and used these at their will. By pet. of C.[1]

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Membrane 32d of the Patent Roll for 11 Edward III – Part I. Marginal note: "March 17. Westminster". IRHB's brackets.

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