Edward I of England and the Regalian Franchise of Durham

  title={Edward I of England and the Regalian Franchise of Durham},
  author={Constance Mary Fraser},
  pages={329 - 342}
  • C. M. Fraser
  • Published 1 April 1956
  • History, Economics
  • Speculum
"THERE are two kings in England, namely, the lord king of England wearing a crown in sign of his regality, and the lord bishop of Durham wearing a mitre in place of a crown in sign of his regality in the diocese of Durham."' So spake Master William de St Botolph, steward of the bishopric of Durham, in August 1302. Nowadays, it is stated categorically that legal developments in England during the reign of Edward I mark the beginning of a new order whereby the king of Englaiid was sovereign over… 
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RoUs 1292-1301
    Miscellaneous Charter 5990: Priors' Cartulary II, f. 56. It must be remembered that Edward I was "a very conventional Christian in his outlook on life
    • The Thirteenth Century
    • 1953
    Coram Rege Roll 182 (Mich. 33 Edw. I), m. 103; Durham
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    Ancient Petition 275/13709; Rot. Parl., i, 198. Cf. Records of Antony Bek
      Rolls 1292-1301
        Coram Rege Roll 182 (Michaelmas 33 Edw. I), mm
          Ancient Petition E. 770
            82 Calendar of Chancery Warrant8, I, 204
              Chancery Miscellaneous 4/2, f. 28v. (oblation of 25s
              • Various Accounts
              Coram Rege Rolls 188 (Easter 35 Edw. I), m