People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 5/1/0 (CDS, ii, no. 1885)

The king pardons John de Bassingburne, the late sheriff of Essex, for letting Hugh Oliphant, a Scottish prisoner, escape from the castle of Colchester while in his custody; as he pursued Hugh so manfully that he retook and lodged him again in the castle where he is now.
Firm date
22 January 1307
Place date (modern)
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Source for Data Entry
CDS, ii, no. 1885
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CDS, ii, no. 1885
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Charter type
English Royal Administration
Entered from an English summary

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Date Short Summary Primary Witnesses
22 Jan. 1307 ERA (Prisoners) yes