The Records of a Commission of Sewers for Wiggenhall, 1319-1324. William Asshebourne’s Book

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An unusual record detailing the activities of the commission responsible for maintaining the drainage within the four fen parishes of Wiggenhall. The whole is either translated in full or summarised in English. With a calendar of the memorandum book of the common clerk of Bishop’s (later King’s) Lynn in the early 15th century, at a time when the prosperity of the local mercantile class and the borough government were under pressure.

The Records of a commission of sewers for Wiggenhall 1319-1324, Editor A.E.B. Owen. William Asshebourne’s book, Editor Dorothy M. Owen.

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An unusual record detailing the activities of the commission responsible for maintaining the drainage within the four fen parishes of Wiggenhall. The whole is either translated in full or summarised in English. With a calendar of the memorandum book of the common clerk of Bishop’s (later King’s) Lynn in the early 15th century, at a time when the prosperity of the local mercantile class and the borough government were under pressure.

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Publisher

Norfolk Record Society

Volume Number

XLVIII

Year of Publication

1981

Edited By

Arthur Ernest Bion Owen, Dorothy Mary Owen

Cover

Hardcover

Language

English

Pages

122

ISBN-10

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