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ARNESBY 4618 2922. 1334 Subsidy 50.
M (Charter) Mon; gr 14 Oct 1292, by K Edw I to Hugh le Despenser (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 424). To be held at the manor.
F (Charter) vf+6, Matthew (21 Sept); gr 14 Oct 1292, by K Edw I to Hugh le Despenser (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 424). To be held at the manor.

ASHBY DE LA ZOUCHE 4361 3168. Borough 1330 (VCH Leicestershire, ii, p. 177). 1334 Subsidy 108.75. Market town c.1600 (Everitt, p. 474).
M (Grant: other) Wed; mercatum, gr 22 Aug 1219, by K Hen III to Roger la Zuche. Roger owed a palfrey for the grant of the market and of the fair (see below) (C 60/11 m. 3). On 26 Apr 1230, Roger la Suche was pardoned the 5m. which he owed for having a market at his manor of Ashby de la Zouche. The letter close and the Chancellor’s roll record that the debt was for a market, but the Pipe roll records that it was owed for a fair (CR, 1227–31, p. 347; PR, 14 Hen III, p. 206).
M (Prescriptive: borough) Tues; recorded 4 May 1261, held by Alan la Zusch. On 4 May 1261, K Hen III gr Alan la Zusch a weekly market on Sat at the manor in lieu of the market there on Tues (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 36). On 4 Feb 1347, Alan la Zouche, kn, lately deceased, was holding a market (CIPM, viii, no. 662).
F (Grant: other) vf, Elene (18 Aug); feria gr 22 Aug 1219, by K Hen III to Roger la Zuche. Roger owed a palfrey for the grant of the fair and of the market (see above) (C 60/11 m. 3). It is assumed that the feast relates to the Empress Helen d. c.330.
F (Prescriptive) f, Exaltation of Holy Cross (14 Sept); recorded 4 Feb 1347, held by Alan la Zouche, kn (CIPM, viii, no. 662). Alan was lately deceased.
F (Charter) v+4, Pentecost (Easter dep); gr 14 Nov 1473, by K Edw IV to William Hastyngs, kn, Lord Hastings, chamberlain (CChR, 1427–1516, p. 241).
F (Charter) v+4 Simon and Jude (28 Oct); gr 14 Nov 1473, by K Edw IV to William Hastyngs, kn, Lord Hastings, chamberlain (CChR, 1427–1516, p. 241).

BAGWORTH 4449 3080. 1334 Subsidy 20.25.
M (Charter) Fri; gr 17 Oct 1270, by K Hen III to Edmund, the king’s son (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 153). To be held at the manor.
F (Charter) vfm, Exaltation of the Holy Cross (14 Sept); gr 17 Oct 1270, by K Hen III to Edmund, the king’s son (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 153). To be held at the manor.

BELTON 4448 3208. 1334 Subsidy 29.25.
M (Charter) Wed; gr 26 Feb 1244, by K Hen III to Ps and C of Grace Dieu (CChR, 1226–57, p. 277).
F (Charter) vfm, octave of Holy Trinity (Easter dep); gr 26 Feb 1244, by K Hen III to Ps and C of Grace Dieu (CChR, 1226–57, p. 277).

BELVOIR 4820 3339. Borough 1166x1237 (Beresford, unpublished list). 1334 Subsidy 43.50. Belvoir priory was Benedictine and dependant on St Alban’s abbey.
M (Prescriptive: borough) No further information for the market.
F (Grant: other) Nativity of John the Baptist (24 Jun); probably gr 1105, by K Hen I to St Mary of Belvoir and St Alban (Regesta, ii, no. 689).

BREEDON ON THE HILL 4406 3233. 1334 Subsidy 107.25.
F (Charter) 2+f+2, All Saints (1 Nov); gr 23 Jul 1330, by K Edw III to P and C of St Oswald of Nostell (CChR, 1327–41, p. 186). To be held at the Priory. Granted in lieu of the fair at Nostell, Yorkshire (q.v.).

CASTLE DONNINGTON 4447 3273. Borough 1311 (VCH Leicestershire, ii, p. 177). 1334 Subsidy 52.50. Market town c.1600 (Everitt, p. 474).
M (Charter) Wed; gr 26 May 1278, by K Edw I to Henry de Lascy, earl of Lincoln, constable of Chester (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 207). To be held at the manor.
F (Charter) vfm, Edward the king (13 Oct); gr 26 May 1278, by K Edw I to Henry de Lascy, earl of Lincoln, constable of Chester. To be held at the manor (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 207). It has been assumed that the date of the feast relates to K Edw the Confessor.

CROXTON KERRIAL 4838 3291. 1334 Subsidy 54.
M (Charter) Mon; gr 28 Dec 1246, by K Hen III to Nicholas de Cryoll (CChR, 1226–57, p. 311).
F (Charter) vfm, Barnabas (11 Jun); gr 28 Dec 1246, by K Hen III to Nicholas de Cryoll (CChR, 1226–57, p. 311).

GADDESBY 4690 3130. In the 1334 Lay Subsidy, the part of Gaddesby taxed at a tenth was valued at 24.83 and the other part, taxed at a fifteenth, was valued at 58.5 (Glasscock, p. 161).
M (Charter) Wed; gr 5 Oct 1306, by K Edw I to the Master and brethren of the Temple in England (CChR, 1300–26, p. 71). To be held at the manor. Granted in lieu of their market at Rothley, Leicestershire (q.v.).
F (Charter) f+3, Mary Magdalen (22 Jul); gr 5 Oct 1306, by K Edw I to the Master and brethren of the Temple in England (CChR, 1300–26, p. 71). To be held at the manor. Granted in lieu of their fair at Rothley, Leicestershire (q.v.).

GOADBY MARWOOD 4779 3263. 1334 Subsidy 27.38.
M (Charter) Mon; gr 26 Sept 1319, by K Edw II to John de Vaus (CChR, 1300–26, p. 415). To be held at the manor.
F (Charter) vfm, Assumption (15 Aug); gr 26 Sept 1319, by K Edw II to John de Vaus (CChR, 1300–26, p. 415). To be held at the manor.

GREAT GLEN 4652 2977. 1334 Subsidy 61.50. See also VCH Leicestershire, v, p. 104.
M (Charter) Mon; gr 22 Oct 1272, by K Hen III to Roger Martel of Hunton. To be held at the manor (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 184). VCH does not provide any further evidence for the market.
M (Charter) Fri; gr 12 Feb 1348, by K Edw III to Henry le fitz Roger. To be held at the manor (CChR, 1341–1417, p. 72). VCH does not provide any further evidence for the market.
F (Charter) vfm, Cuthbert (20 Mar); gr 22 Oct 1272, by K Hen III to Roger Martel of Hunton. To be held at the manor (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 184). VCH does not provide any further evidence for the fair.
F (Charter) vfm, Philip and James (1 May); gr 12 Feb 1348, by K Edw III to Henry le fitz Roger. To be held at the manor (CChR, 1341–1417, p. 72). VCH does not provide any further evidence for the fair.

GROBY 4523 3076. 1334 Subsidy 11.63.
M (Charter) Fri; gr 12 Mar 1338, by K Edw III to Henry de Ferariis (CChR, 1327–41, p. 443). To be held at the manor.
F (Charter) vf+2, George (23 Apr); gr 12 Mar 1338, by K Edw III to Henry de Ferariis (CChR, 1327–41, p. 443). To be held at the manor.

HALLATON 4786 2965. 1334 Subsidy 106.50. Hallaton was divided into two main manors in 1171: Bardolf’s (also known as Beaumont’s) and Engaine’s (also known as Broughton). These descended separately until 1614. Each had its own market and fair, but since these were held on the same day of the week and at the same feasts, respectively, they were presumably single trading occasions, the revenue from which was divided between the two manors. The market (presumably the Thurs market) was recorded in 1638, but had fallen into disuse by 1767. The two fairs descended with the manors. The fair on Simon and Jude and that on the Nativity of John the Baptist were recorded in 1638 (VCH Leicestershire, v, pp. 123–6). Market town c.1600 (Everitt, p. 474). See also VCH Leicestershire, v, pp. 123–6. The markets and fairs are set out first for Engaine’s manor and then for Bardolf’s.
M (Letter Close) Thurs; mercatum, gr 29 Aug 1224, by K Hen III to Eustace de Greinvil. To be held until the king came of age (RLC, i, pp. 618b, 643b). De Greinvill held the manor later known as Engaine’s manor (VCH Leicestershire, v, pp. 124–5).
M (Charter) Thurs; gr 16 Jul 1284, by K Edw I to John Engayne and Joan his wife (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 276). To be held at the manor.
M (Charter) Thurs, gr 29 May 1284, by K Edw I to William Bardolf (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 273). To be held at the manor.
F (Charter) vfm+2, Nativity of John the Baptist (24 Jun); gr 16 Jul 1284, by K Edw I to John Engayne and Joan his wife (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 276). To be held at the manor.
F (Charter) vfm+2, Simon and Jude (28 Oct); gr 16 Jul 1284, by K Edw I to John Engayne and Joan his wife (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 276). To be held at the manor.
F (Charter) vfm+2, Nativity of John the Baptist (24 Jun); gr 29 May 1284, by K Edw I to William Bardolf (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 273). To be held at the manor.
F (Charter) vfm+2 Simon and Jude (28 Oct); gr 29 May 1284, by K Edw I to William Bardolf, to be held at the manor (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 273).
F (Charter) vfm Ascension (Easter dep); gr 12 Jul 1304, by K Edw I to John Bardolf. To be held at the manor (CChR, 1300–26, p. 43). Fair on Ascension descended with the manor and was recorded in 1638; it continued into the mid nineteenth century (VCH Leicestershire, v, p. 126).

HINCKLEY 4427 2938. Borough 1295 (BF, p. 135). 1334 Subsidy 24. Market town c.1600 (Everitt, p. 474).
M (Prescriptive: borough) No further information for the market.

KEGWORTH 4488 3267. 1334 Subsidy 76.50.
M (Charter) Tues; gr 16 May 1290, by K Edw I to Robert de Halstead and Margery his wife (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 346). To be held at the manor.
F (Charter) vfm, Margaret the Virgin (20 Jul); gr 16 May 1290, by K Edw I to Robert de Halstead and Margery his wife (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 346). To be held at the manor.
F (Charter) vfm, Andrew (30 Nov); gr 16 May 1290, by K Edw I to Robert de Halstead and Margery his wife (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 346). To be held at the manor.

KIBWORTH BEAUCHAMP 4681 2938. 1334 Subsidy 36. See also VCH Leicestershire, v, p. 170.
M (Letter Close) Wed; mercatum, gr 12 Mar 1223, by K Hen III to Walter de Bello Campo. To be held until the king came of age (RLC, i, p. 537b). There is no further evidence for the market (VCH Leicestershire, v, p. 170).

LEICESTER 4585 3044. Borough 1086 (BF, p. 135). Mint 924–1154; Viking coins before 924. 1334 Subsidy 266.67. Seat of a bishopric from late seventh century to late ninth century. Viking stronghold in late ninth and early tenth century. Borough and civitas in Domesday Book (BF, p. 135; Darby, p. 366). Market town c.1600 (Everitt, p. 474). Fair 1587, 1 May; 29 Sept (Harrison, pp. 393, 396). See also VCH Leicestershire, iv, pp. 46–7.
M (Prescriptive: borough, mint) recorded 1239, mercatum, held by S[imon] de Montfort, earl of Leicester. It was alleged that the market was being damaged by the Tues market at Narborough, Leicestershire (q.v.) (CRR, xvi, no. 968). Sat market recorded in 1298. In the fifteenth century, markets were held on Wed, Fri and Sat. The Wed market may have been the oldest (VCH Leicestershire, iv, p. 46).
F (Prescriptive) vfm+12, Peter ad Vincula (1 Aug); recorded 5 Feb 1228, held by the men of Leicester. On 5 Feb 1229, the date of the fair was changed to m+14 Purification (3 Feb) (CChR, 1226–57, p. 90). On 8 Feb 1229, the date of the fair was changed from vfm+12 Peter ad Vincula to m+13 Purification of Mary. Mandate to the sh of Leicestershire to read the charter in full county court and proclaim the fair and cause it to be held (CR, 1227–31, p. 150). VCH notes that this is a mistranscription for m+14 (VCH Leicestershire, iv, p. 47). On 25 Mar 1235, the date of the fair changed from v+14 Purification of Mary to the fourth day after Invention of Holy Cross (i.e. 7 May) +14 (CR, 1234–7, p. 64). Issues of the fair were recorded in 1324 and 1327. From the 1320s until 1360, this fair was joined with the Holy Trinity fair (see below) and was held by the earl of Leicester at the beginning of May, possibly on 6 May (VCH Leicestershire, iv, p. 47). On 2 Jul 1360, it was recorded that a fair was held at the town on f+15 Invention of the Cross (3 May) by Henry, duke of Lancaster and earl of Leicester, the king’s kinsman. In lieu of this fair, K Edw III granted Henry, duke of Lancaster and earl of Leicester, the king’s kinsman, a fair on 3+f+3 Michaelmas (29 Sept), to be held in the town and its suburb (CChR, 1341–1417, p. 167).
F (Charter) m+14, Holy Trinity (Easter dep); gr 8 Nov 1307, by K Edw II to Thomas, earl of Lancaster, the king’s cousin. To be held at the manor (CChR, 1300–26, p. 108). Issues of the fair were recorded in 1324. From the 1320s until 1360, this fair was joined with the Invention of Holy Cross fair (see above) and was held by the earl of Leicester at the beginning of May, possibly on 6 May (VCH Leicestershire, iv, p. 47).
F (Charter) 3+f+3, Philip and James (1 May); gr 2 Apr 1473, by K Edw IV to mayor and burgesses of Leicester (CChR, 1427–1516, p. 241). To be held at the town and its suburb.
F (Letter Patent) 2+f+2 Leonard (6 Nov); gr 17 Sept 1484, by K Ric III to John the A and the C of St Mary de Pratis, Leicester [Leicester abbey]. To be held within the abbey and the parish of St Leonard (CPR, 1476–85, p. 471).

LOUGHBOROUGH 4535 3195. 1334 Subsidy 95.25. Market town c.1600 (Everitt, p. 474).
M (Letter Close) Thurs; mercatum, gr 22 Jan 1221, by K Hen III to Hugh Despenser. To be held at the manor until the king came of age (RLC, i, p. 446b). On 12 Feb 1227, K Hen III granted Hugh Despenser a Thurs market (CChR, 1226–57, p. 4). Letter close to sh of Leicestershire regarding the market, 28 Apr 1227 (RLC, ii, p. 183). Market granted again by K Hen III to Hugh Dispenser on 6 Feb 1229 and 25 Feb 1233 (CChR, 1226–57, pp. 90, 175).
F (Letter Close) vf, Peter ad Vincula (1 Aug); feria gr 27 Jan 1221, by K Hen III to Hugh Despenser. To be held at the manor until the king came of age (RLC, i, p. 447). On 12 Feb 1227, K Hen III granted Hugh Despenser a fair on vfm Peter ad Vincula (CChR, 1226–57, p. 4). Letter close to sh of Leicestershire regarding the fair, 28 Apr 1227 (RLC, ii, p. 183). Fair granted again by K Hen III to Hugh Dispenser on 6 Feb 1229 and 25 Feb 1233 (CChR, 1226–57, pp. 90, 175).

LOWESBY 4723 3074. 1334 Subsidy 26.25.
M (Charter) Wed; gr 23 Aug 1301, by K Edw I to William Burdet (CChR, 1300–26, pp. 16–17). To be held at the manor.
F (Charter) m+3, Michael (29 Sept); gr 23 Aug 1301, by K Edw I to William Burdet (CChR, 1300–26, pp. 16–17). To be held at the manor.
F (Charter) vf+2, Philip and James (1 May); gr 23 Aug 1301, by K Edw I to William Burdet (CChR, 1300–26, pp. 16–17). To be held at the manor.

LUBBENHAM 4706 2873. 1334 Subsidy 70.50. See also VCH Leicestershire, v, p. 224.
M (Charter) Wed and Sat; gr 3 Jun 1327, by K Edw III to William le Baud. To be held at the manor (CChR, 1327–41, p. 35). The market was disrupted in 1330 and 1335 (VCH Leicestershire, v, p. 224).
F (Charter) Wed in Whitsuntide+2 (Easter dep); gr 3 Jun 1327, by K Edw III to William le Baud (CChR, 1327–41, p. 35). To be held at the manor.

LUTTERWORTH 4543 2844. Borough 1279 (VCH Leicestershire, ii, p. 177). 1334 Subsidy 69.87. Market town c.1600 (Everitt, p. 474).
M (Charter) Thurs; mercatum, gr 22 Sept 1214, by K John to Nicholas de Verdun (RCh, p. 201). To be held at the manor.

MARKET BOSWORTH 4408 3033. 1334 Subsidy 42.75. Market town c.1600 (Everitt, p. 474).
M (Letter Close) Wed; mercatum, gr 24 Mar 1224, by K Hen III to Richard de Harecurt (RLC, i, p. 589). To be held at the manor until the king came of age.
M (Charter) Wed; gr 12 May 1285, by K Edw I to Richard de Harecurt (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 285). The market granted in 1224 may not have lapsed as it should have done in 1227. The 1285 grant may in practice have been a confirmation of the market, on the occasion of the granting of the fair. A market held by Richard de Harecurt was recorded on 1 Mar 1293 (CIPM, iii, no. 116). A market was recorded on 19 Oct 1420; the day was not given (CCR, 1419–22, p. 93).
F (Charter) vfm, Peter and Paul (29 Jun); gr 12 May 1285, by K Edw I to Richard de Harecurt. To be held at the manor (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 285). A fair was recorded on 19 Oct 1420; the feast was not given (CCR, 1419–22, p. 93).

MARKET HARBOROUGH 4733 2872. 1334 Subsidy 64. Market town c.1600 (Everitt, p. 474). Fair 1587, 8 Oct (Harrison, p. 396). See also VCH Leicestershire, v, p. 126.
M (Prescriptive) recorded 1203, mercatum, held by K John. In 1203, the vilatta of Harborough replied for 3m. of the market (PR, 5 John, p. 34). On 29 Oct 1219, this royal market was said to be damaged by the Mon market at Rothwell, Northamptonshire (q.v.) (RLC, i, p. 406b). On 27 Dec 1221, Roger Orget was granted a Tues market in lieu of that on Mon held at the manor (RLC, i, p. 485). On 16 Jan 1416, K Hen V granted the manor to William Porter, together with all markets and other profits (CPR, 1413–16, p. 385). Tues market continued until 1957 (VCH Leicestershire, v, p. 140).
F (Prescriptive) recorded 16 Jan 1416, when K Hen V granted the manor to William Porter, together with all fairs and other profits. This indicates that there may have been more than one fair (CPR, 1413–16, p. 385 ).

MEASHAM 4335 3123. 1334 Subsidy 22. Measham was in Derbyshire until 1897, when it was transferred to Leicestershire (Guide, ii, p. 232).
M (Charter) Tues; gr 24 Mar 1311, by K Edw II to William de Bereford. To be held at the manor (CChR, 1300–26, p. 166). In 1330, Edmund de Bereford, son of the grantee, was holding the market, which was stated to have been held since the charter was granted (QW, p. 146).
F (Charter) vfm, Trans of Thomas the Martyr (7 Jul); gr 24 Mar 1311, by K Edw II to William de Bereford. To be held at the manor (CChR, 1300–26, p. 166). In 1330, Edmund de Bereford, son of the grantee, was holding the fair, which was stated to have been held since the charter was granted (QW, p. 146).

MELTON MOWBRAY 4752 3192. Borough c.1339 (J. Laughton and C. Dyer, ‘Small towns in the east and west Midlands in the later middle ages: a comparison’, Midland History, xxiv (1999), p. 48, n. 11). 1334 Subsidy 210. Market town c.1600 (Everitt, p. 474).
M (Prescriptive: borough) recorded 1086, mercatum, held by Geoffrey de la Guerche. Market rendered 20s. (Darby, p. 369; Alecto Historical Editions, The Leicestershire Domesday (London, 1990), f. 235v). Market mentioned in 1077 (Monasticon, vi, pt. ii, p. 996).

MOUNTSORREL 4581 3151. Borough 1148x53 (BF, p. 135). 1334 Subsidy 30. Market town c.1600 (Everitt, p. 474).
M (Charter) Mon; gr 14 Jul 1292, by K Edw I to Nicholas de Seagrave, the elder (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 423). To be held at the manor.
F (Charter) vfm+5, Nativity of John the Baptist (24 Jun); gr 14 Jul 1292, by K Edw I to Nicholas de Seagrave, the elder (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 423). To be held at the manor.

NARBOROUGH 4541 2976. 1334 Subsidy 48.75.
M (Grant: other) Thurs; mercatum, gr between 21 and 24 Oct 1219, by K Hen III to Fulk fitz Warin. To be held at the manor of Nortburg. Mandate to the sh of Leicestershire to cause him to have the market. Fulk gave one palfrey (C 60/11 m.1). 1220, Nova Oblata: Fulk fitz Warin owed one palfrey (PR, 4 Hen III, p. 36). On 6 Feb 1220, the day of Fulk fitz Warin’s market was changed from Thurs to Tues (RLC, i, p. 411). On 22 Nov 1235, K Hen III granted Hubert Hues that the market which was accustomed to be held at the manor, which was formerly held by Fulk fitz Warin, deceased, was to be revived and to be held as before on Tues. Mandate to the sh of Leicestershire to proclaim the market and cause it to be held (CR, 1234–7, p. 210). In 1239, it was alleged that the market held by Hubert was to the detriment of that at Leicester, Leicestershire (q.v.) (CRR, xvi, no. 968).
M (Charter) Tues; gr 7 Dec 1318, by K Edw II to William le Botiller of Wemme (CChR, 1300–26, p. 397). To be held at the manor.
F (Charter) vf, Nativity of John the Baptist (24 Jun); gr 7 Dec 1318, by K Edw II to William le Botiller of Wemme (CChR, 1300–26, p. 397). To be held at the manor.

ODSTONE 4393 3079. 1334 Subsidy 24.
M (Charter) Fri; gr 23 Dec 1263, by K Hen III to Matthew de Charneles (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 47). To be held at the manor.
F (Charter) vfm, Trans of Cuthbert (4 Sept); gr 23 Dec 1263, by K Hen III to Matthew de Charneles (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 47). To be held at the manor.

PACKINGTON 4358 3144. In the 1334 Lay Subsidy, part of Packington was valued in Derbyshire (at 9.44) and part in Leicestershire (at 46.38) (Glasscock, pp. 42, 46, 160). Part of Packington was in Leicestershire and part in Derbyshire until 1884, when it was transferred to Leicestershire (Guide, ii, p. 234).
M (Charter) Thurs; gr 30 Jul 1257, by K Hen III to P and C of Coventry (CChR, 1226–57, p. 472). To be held at the manor.

ROTHLEY 4586 3126. 1334 Subsidy 45.71.
M (Charter) Mon; gr 27 Sept 1284, by K Edw I to the Master of the Knights Templar in England. To be held at the manor (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 276). On 5 Oct 1306, K Edw I granted the Master and brethren of the Temple in England a market at their manor of Gaddesby, Leicestershire (q.v.) in lieu (CChR, 1300–26, p. 71).
F (Charter) vfm, Barnabas (11 Jun); gr 27 Sept 1284, by K Edw I to the Master of Knights Templar in England. To be held at the manor (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 276). On 5 Oct 1306, K Edw I granted the Master and brethren of the Temple in England a fair at their manor of Gaddesby, Leicestershire (q.v.) in lieu (CChR, 1300–26, p. 71).

SCALFORD 4763 3241. 1334 Subsidy 71.25.
M (Charter) Wed; gr 30 Jun 1304, by K Edw I to William Revel (CChR, 1300–26, p. 43). To be held at the manor.
F (Charter) vfm, Assumption (15 Aug); gr 30 Jun 1304, by K Edw I to William Revel (CChR, 1300–26, p. 43). To be held at the manor.

STAPLEFORD 4813 3183. 1334 Subsidy 57.
M (Charter) Fri; gr 1 Dec 1308, by K Edw II to Thomas, earl of Lancaster, the king’s cousin (CChR, 1300–26, p. 123). To be held at the manor.
F (Charter) vfm, Nativity of John the Baptist (24 Jun); gr 1 Dec 1308, by K Edw II to Thomas, earl of Lancaster, the king’s cousin (CChR, 1300–26, p. 123). To be held at the manor.

WALTHAM ON THE WOLDS 4802 3250. 1334 Subsidy 51. Market town c.1600 (Everitt, p. 474).
M (Grant: other) Fri; mercatum, gr 19 Oct 1219, by K Hen III to A of Croxton (C 60/11 m.3). On 1 Feb 1220, the day of the A of Croxton’s market was changed from Fri to Thurs (RLC, i, p. 410b). 1220, Nova Oblata: the A owed a palfrey for the market and the fair (see below). To be held at the manor. Day of the market not given (PR, 4 Hen III, p. 23). A Thurs market was granted by K Hen III to the A and Ca of Croxton on 24 Nov 1227 (CChR, 1226–57, p. 65). Mandate to sh of Leicestershire to proclaim the market and to cause them to have it, 24 Nov 1227 (CR, 1227–31, p. 7). K Edw I confirmed the market to the ch of St John de Valle and the Ca [Croxton abbey] on 23 Nov 1290 (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 377).
F (Grant: other) vf, Nativity of Virgin Mary (8 Sept); feria gr 19 Oct 1219, by K Hen III to A of Croxton (C 60/11 m. 3). 1220, Nova Oblata: the A of Croxton owed a palfrey for the fair on vf Nativity of Mary and the market (see above). To be held at the manor (PR, 4 Hen III, p. 23). Fair granted again by K Hen III to the A and Ca of Croxton on 24 Nov 1227 (CChR, 1226–57, p. 65). Mandate to sh of Leicestershire to proclaim the fair and to cause them to have it, 24 Nov 1227 (CR, 1227–31, p. 7). K Edw I confirmed the fair to the ch of St John de Valle and the Ca [Croxton abbey] on 23 Nov 1290 (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 377).

WHITWICK 4436 3163. 1334 Subsidy 13.13.
M (Charter) Tues; gr 6 Jun 1292, by K Edw I to John Comyn, earl of Boghan [Buchan] (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 429). To be held at the manor.
F (Charter) vf+2, Nativity of John the Baptist (24 Jun); gr 6 Jun 1292, by K Edw I to John Comyn, earl of Boghan [Buchan] (CChR, 1257–1300, p. 429). To be held at the manor.

WYMESWOLD 4603 3234. 1334 Subsidy 63.75.
M (Charter) Wed; gr 10 Feb 1338, by K Edw III to Richard de Wylughby (CChR, 1327–41, p. 438). To be held at the manor.
F (Charter) vf, Peter and Paul the Apostles (29 Jun); gr 10 Feb 1338, by K Edw III to Richard de Wylughby (CChR, 1327–41, p. 438). To be held at the manor.

WYMONDHAM 4852 3186. In the 1334 Lay Subsidy, Wymondham and Edmundthorpe were valued together at 139.5 (Glasscock, p. 163).
M (Charter) Mon; gr 12 Feb 1303, by K Edw I to John Hamelyn (CChR, 1300–26, p. 41). To be held at the manor.
F (Charter) vf, Peter and Paul (29 Jun); gr 12 Feb 1303, by K Edw I to John Hamelyn (CChR, 1300–26, p. 41). To be held at the manor.

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