People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/53/271 (RRS, v, no. 243)

Robert, king of Scots, notifying that he has granted and does grant by these present [letters] right of free entry and exit to merchants of the territories of William count of Hainault, Holland and Zeeland and lord of Frisia who wish to come to his kingdom with their merchandise, at any port in the kingdom, willing that they and their ships and merchandise be received according to the laws and customs of his kingdom. He wills that the merchants are not to be arrested for any debts. He firmly prohibits anyone from injuring them under pain of his full forfeiture.
Firm date
10 August 1323
Dating Notes
10 August, regnal year 18
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RRS, v, no. 243
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RRS, v, no. 243
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Letters patent
Referred to as letter patent

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
10 Aug. 1323 Concession of free entry and exit; freedom from arrest yes