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Petitioners for royal pardon in fourteenth-century England

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Over the course of the fourteenth century approximately 38,000 letters patent of pardon were issued from the royal chancery, and numbers were increasing across the period, despite the dramatic fall in population after the Black Death in mid-century.1 This compares with approximately 800 petitions for (or relating to) pardon that survive in the collections of The National Archives.2 Thus barely 2 per cent of the pardons known to have been issued can be matched ...

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University of Oxford
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ContEd
Department:
Continuing Education
Oxford college:
Queens College
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Publisher:
York Medieval Press Publisher's website
Series:
Petitions and Strategies of Persuasion in the Middle Ages
Host title:
Petitions and Strategies of Persuasion in the Middle Ages
Publication date:
2018-12-21
Source identifiers:
1010171
ISBN:
9781903153833
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2019-08-08

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