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1215 - 1500

Petition by prisoners in Nottingham gaol to king and council

Date: c.1318. Catalogue reference: SC 8/65/3213

Description: The prisoners in Nottingham gaol request a commission of gaol delivery, as there are more than eighty of them and there has been no common deliverance during this eyre. They request as justices Richard de Willoughby and Richard de Whatton.

Endorsement: Justices will be appointed there and elsewhere throughout England to deliver the gaols.

Ref: SC 8/65/3213

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