Source 8: Pardon for murder, 1326

William Perheved asks to be pardoned for murder because he served in the king’s army at the sieges of several castles.

Pardon for murder, 1326, catalogue ref: SC 8/266/13290


William Perheved requests a grant of pardon regarding the death of William le Sotheren, on account of his service to the king at the sieges of Berwick and Leeds, at Burton upon Trent and in Scotland.


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