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Charter 1298 (1) – Edward I
Charter to the Cinque Ports
The Barons of the Cinque Ports are granted freedom from taxes upon their ships and rigging, privileges in their trade with Ireland, and freedom from the payment of certain feudal dues to the King.
Royal letters patent, St Albans, 28 April 1298 (26 Edward I). A grant to the barons of the Cinque Ports. Parchment, 23 × 12 cms. Part of the great seal of Edward I on a parchment tag. Fa/Cpi/3. Tann, Royal Charters of Faversham pp. 98-9.
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