DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN THE THIRTEENTH CENTURY

The following pages contain copies of a few miscellaneous documents referring to the Jews of England in the thirteenth century, which I have happened to come across. Most of them are entries on the Close Bolls of Henry III., rolls on which were entered the substance of letters written in the King’s name to individuals, and sent folded up and sealed with the Great Seal. It will be noticed that the enrolments are very generally in the third person, but the real letters which were sent were in the first person plural, and commenced, ” Henricus Dei gratia rex Anglie, dominus Hibernie, dux Normannie et Aquitanie comes Andegavie,” instead of simply “Rex,” as in the enrolments.

The remainder of the copies are from original letters of the time of Edward I., still existing in the Public Record Office.

The few words which I have added to each document will give

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