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Acknowledgement of debt, no place

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.3782

Scope and Contents

Peter de Bendeng' acknowledges a debt of 100s per year 'usque ad finem decem annorum' to Ben[edict?] c'sp' [Crespin?] and to Benedict's brother Jacob, upon the security of his goods and lands. The money is repayable by two instalments at Easter and Michaelmas, commencing at Easter 20 Henry III, with interest on sums unpaid at the rate of 2d per pound per week. Counterpart to Doc 3784. Contemporary endorsement: 'Petrus de bending'. Further endorsed: 'No 11', and '20.H.3.', and in pencil: '142', and '3'. Further endorsement in Hebrew. Pendant white round armorial seal (damaged), on tag.


  • Creation: 19 Nov. 1234 (19 Nov 'proximo anno' [ie 'proximo preterito' with reference to the date that the first instalment is due, 19 Henry III, 1234])

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1 item(s) (vellum) : vellum

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Slightly torn

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Mr. J.E.T. Pollard Esq, 17 Prince of Wales Road, Norwich, 16 January 1948 (through Heitland Fund)


The Deeds and Starrs, Doc 3780-92, together with other relevant documents, are fully transcribed by L[ambert] B L[arking] in Archaeologia Cantiana, VI (1866), pp 305-21. They once formed part of Sir Edward Dering's muniment collection, and were bought by a Mr Waller at the Puttick and Simpson sale of 4-7 Feb 1863 (Lot 1125). Some are further transcribed, with notes, in Starrs and Jewish Charters Preserved in the British Museum (London, 1930-33), ii, 306-17 (Herbert Loewe's notes to BL 1205, another in the series)


Latin and Hebrew

Language of description
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Repository Details

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