Certificate of manumission

Certificate of manumissionGlossary - opens new window, dated 12 December 1387. This is, in fact, an 'inspeximus' and confirmation by Robert, Prior of St Swithun's Priory, Winchester, of an earlier manumission granted by William Wykeham, Bishop of Winchester, to Margaret, daughter of Walter Catewy and wife of Richard ate Water of Iver. Both males and females could be manumitted.
Catalogue reference: E 42/284 (12 December 1387)

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