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1365 - John Pety of Seaton Delaval steals flotsam

Record
Date 1365
Topic John Pety among more than 25 people who unlawfully carried away goods and merchandise floating to shore from ship wrecked off the Northumberland coast near Seaton Delaval
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Seaton Delaval.

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

Record

[8 Feb. 1365:]
Commission of oyer and terminer to John de Strevelyn, John Moubray, Thomas de Ingelby, John de Fencotes, Roger de Fulthorp, Gocelin Sourteis and William de Kellowe, on complaint by William son of Michael de Flyssyng that, whereas a ship called Palmedagh of Flyssyng, laden at Le Scone with divers goods and merchandise of his, when sailing towards Newcastle-upon-Tyne, was driven by a storm on the coast by Seton Delavale, co. Northumberland, and the goods and merchandise were cast ashore, and he escaped to land alive, Alan Clerk, John Caritate, Robert Lange, Roger Watson, John Daweson, Roger Clerkson, Roger Hoghird, Robert Hoghird, John Husband, John Carter, John Wyly, Robert Forester, William de Bedelyngton, John Walssh, William Hyne, John Caleys, Richard 'Richard Watkynesmanservant,' Robert Baret, Robert Kyn, John 'Watkynman,' Thomas Wyld, William Gray, Richard Fox, Richard Brade, John Pety, Roger Salter and others, carried away the goods and merchandise. For 20s. paid in the hanaper.[1]

Source notes

Membrane 33d. of the Patent Roll for 39 Edward III - Part I. Italic type as in printed source. Marginal note: "Feb. 15. Westminster".

IRHB comments

It will hardly surprise anybody that the etymology of the surname 'Pety' is 'petit', little.[2]

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