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Acknowledgement of debt, no place

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.3783

Scope and Contents

Peter de Bendeng' acknowledges a debt of #10 to Jac[ob] c'spm' [Crespin?] upon the security of his goods and lands. The money is to be repaid in mid-Lent 21 Henry III, with a weekly interest on sums unpaid of 2d in the pound. Endorsed: 'No 10' and '21.H.3.', and in pencil: '141', and '4'. Further Hebrew endorsement. Seal wanting.


  • Creation: 9 Mar. 1236 (9 Mar 'proximo anno' [ie 'proximo preterito', 20 Henry III, 1236])

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1 item(s) (vellum) : vellum

Language of Materials


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
Script of description

Repository Details

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