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A complete list of all the supporting documents for the time periods between 1215 and 1945.

1215 - 1500

Petition by Richard Oysel

Date: c.1302. Catalogue reference: SC 8/315/E176

Oysel requests certain punishment upon those servants encouraged by the abetment of two ploughmen and two carters to demand greater wages and conditions against whom justice cannot be done.

Endorsement: [On face:]The bailiff should make them come before the treasurer and barons and justices of the Bench, and there let what they consider ought to be done be done.[On dorse, none].

Ref: SC 8/315/E176

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