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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.2., From A.D. 1180 To A.D. 1201.


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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.2., From A.D. 1180 To A.D. 1201.
page 339

our lord the king, and they are to be taken possession of by our lord the king, and dealt with as other lands and escheats. Heads as to the Jews. All debts and pledges of Jews are to be enrolled, as also their lands, houses, rents, and possessions. Any Jew who shall make concealment of any one of these things, shall forfeit to our lord the king his body, as also the thing concealed, and all his possessions, and all bis chattels ; and no Jew shall ever be allowed to recover what he has so concealed. Also, let six or seven places be appointed at which they shall make their loans, and let two lawful Christians and two lawful Jews and two lawful scribes be appointed, and in their presence, and in that of the clerks of William of the Church of Saint Mary and of William de Chimelli, let such loans be made, and let a deed describing the loan be made, after the manner of an indenture. One part2 3 is to remain in the hands of the Jew, sealed with his seal to whom the money is paid, while the other part is to remain in the common chest ; on which there are to be three locks ; whereof the two Christians are to keep one key, the two Jews another, and the clerks of William of the Church of Saint Mary and of Master William de Chimelli the third ; as also three seals, those who have the keys setting thereon their seals. The clerks also of the two Williams aforesaid are "to have a register containing copies of all the deeds, and as the deeds are altered so shall the register be altered. For each deed shall be paid three pence ; a moiety thereof by the Jew, and a moiety by him to whom the money is lent ; of which the two scribes are to have two pence, and the keeper of the register the third: and, for the future, no loan shall be made, no payment made to Jews, no alteration of the deeds, except in presence of the persons aforenamed, or the major part of them, if all shall be unable to be present. The said two Christians also are to have a register of receipts for pay ments made henceforth to Jews, and the two Jews are to have one, and the keeper of the register one. Also, every Jew shall make oath upon his register that he will cause all his debts, pledges, rents, and all his property and possessions to be en rolled, and that, as above stated, he will not conceal anything ; and that, if he shall be able to learn that any one has con cealed anything, he will secretly disclose the same to the 23 The script, the other part being the rescript.

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