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1371 - John Little to check illegal salmon fishing

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Date 1371
Topic John Little on commission to check illegal salmon fishing in the Thames.
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The Thames.

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-11-16. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-11-20.

Record

[29 July 1371:]
Commission to Robert Ramesay, John Roux, Henry Hale, Robert Brabisson, Richard Style and John Cotland, pursuant to the statute against taking salmon in forbidden seasons (Stat. Westm. the Second, cap. 47), to keep the statute in the water of Thames; as the king has learned that many fishermen and others take salmon in [p. 175:] divers places in the said water with nets called 'trymkes' and other devices.
 Afterwards, on 18 August, John Stodeye, John Little and John Torald were associated in the said commission.[1]

Source notes

Membrane 29d of the Patent Roll for 45 Edward III – Part II. Marginal note: "July 29. Westminster". Italics as in printed source. IRHB's brackets.

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