Petition of Piers de Laneffranke about his Gascon lands
Piers de Laneffranke fled to England after the French conquest of Gascony in 1453. He was among many Gascons who lost their lands rather than change allegiance. Most English settlers returned to England, and the French confiscated their property.
Catalogue reference: C 81/1464 no. 22 (date: c.Aug 1455)