Murray, Katharine M. E., ed., The Register of Daniel Rough, Common Clerk of Romney, 1352-1380 (Kent Archaeological Society Records Branch, 16)
Text name(s): The Register of Daniel Rough
Number of pages of primary source text: 298
Dates: 1300 - 1380
- Translated into English.
Translation Comments: only English abstracts given
County/Region: Kent; Romney
- Charters, Deeds
- Court Roll
- Law - Local Ordinances
- Economy - Trade
- Law - Secular
- Towns / Cities
- Travel / Pilgrimage
The register contains the Anglo-Norman custumal, as well as various letters and petitions sent by or received by the town of New Romney concerning their position as a Cinque Ports town, toll disputes with other towns, protests and inquests about Romney men elected to office at a local manor, inquest on vintners, letters testifying to good conduct of visitors, instructions to tax collectors, letters to foreign port towns regarding ships captured at sea, petitions about military service, , and articles for an inquest by a justice of trailbaston. Most of the documents cover the period 1352-1380, but there is also material from the early 14C and 15C. About half of the documents are in Latin, particularly those for the fifteenth-century additions. Index of Places and Names.