The Gild Merchant: A Contribution to British Municipal History, Volume 2

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Clarendon Press, 1890 - 447 pages

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Page 255 - JOHANNES, Dei gratia, etc. Sciatis nos concessisse civibus nostris de Eboraco omnes libertates et leges et consuetudines suas, et nominatim gildam suam mercariam, et hansas suas in Anglia et Normannia, et lestagia sua per totam costam maris, quieta, sicut ea unquam melius et liberius habuerunt tempore regis Henrici avi patris nostri. Et volumus et firmiter praecipimus quod praedictas libertates et consuetudines habeant et teneant cum omnibus libertatibus...
Page 161 - If any is called and cited at a prime 1 and does not come before the issue of the first consult, he is to pay Id. by order of the dean; and if he refuses and sits down he is to be amerced 4d.
Page 178 - Aquitanie archiepiscopis, episcopis, abbatibus, prioribus, comitibus, baronibus, justiciariis, vicecomitibus, prepositis, ministris et omnibus ballivis et fidelibus suis salutem.
Page 332 - Rex Anglie Dominus Hibernie et Dux Aquitanie Archiepiscopis Episcopis Abbatibus Prioribus Comitibus Baronibus Justiciariis Vicecomitibus Prepositis Ministris et omnibus Ballivis et fidelibus suis salutem.
Page 21 - Volo ut burgenses mei de Beverlaco habeant suam hans-hus, quam eis do, et concedo ut ibi sua statuta pertractent ad honorem Dei et Sancti Johannis et canonicorum et ad totius villatus emendationem, eadem liberatam lege sicut illi de Eboraco habent in sua hans-hus.
Page 331 - , fol. 113. Henricus dei gratia Rex Anglie Dominus Hybernie Dux Normannie et Aquitanie et Comes Andegauie Archiepiscopis episcopis abbatibus prioribus comitibus baronibus iusticiis vicecomitibus prepositis ministris et omnibus balliuis et fidelibus suis salutem. Sciatis nos concessisse et hac carta nostra confirmasse...
Page 160 - ... 2. If any brother has a son, or sons, legitimate, who are willing to enter into the said fraternity, each one ought to pay for his entrance 4s. the aforesaid dues being excepted.
Page 162 - ... 4 pence. If any one turns him rudely to his brother, or calls him by any rude name, (he is) to be amerced 4 pence. If any poor brother shall dye, the alderman and brethren shall see that his body be honourably buried, of the goods, or chattels of the house, or out of alms, if he has not wherewith to bury himself.* It will be noticed that the gild, like the old clan, or the state, was good to those within, but quite indif-ferent or hostile to those without. But at least it made a new kind of a...
Page 161 - ... shall pay 12d. 13. If any one of this house shall buy anything and a brother shall come in unexpectedly before the agreement, or at it, he ought to be a partner with him that buys, and if the buyer refuses it, he is to be amerced half a mark.
Page 365 - Et ne aliquis ballivus noster in dictis burgensibus meis et eorum heredibus contra libertates et consuetudines legis britannie manum imposuerit, quas eisdem burgensibus et eorum heredibus quiete concessi, quod habeant et teneant predictam legem britanniam tam liberam et integram ut cives Herfordie tenent in omnibus consuetudinibus ad [dictam legem] spectantibus.

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