Patent Rolls


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Patent Rolls

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1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Britain) the register of patents issued
2. (Law) (in Britain) the register of patents issued
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Grants were recorded primarily in the Patent Rolls, although there are also references to pavage in the Fine Rolls and Close Rolls.
The earliest pavage grant recorded in the Patent Rolls was presented to the town of Beverley (Yorkshire) in February 1249, in the reign of Henry III.
Only thirty grants in the Patent Rolls stipulate the cost of the grant, and we therefore cannot make strong assertions based on these data (Table 2).
26) The relatively small number of audits and investigations ordered through commissions of oyer and terminer suggest that that funds collected for pavage were applied successfully to paving streets, although it is possible that some misappropriations of funds simply do not appear in the Patent Rolls.
It is also an old one for it was mentioned in the Patent Rolls in 1325 and the Kings Norton Map of 1894 indicates a 'Spring Hasel Well' just across the Rea from Hazelwell Lane and in what is now Hazelwell Playing FieldIt was perhaps a separate manor from the later Middle Ages, and its hall was rebuilt by the Cartland family, thus Cartland Road, and is now the Hazelwell pub.
They hold transcripts of charters, patent rolls, escheats, wills, petitions and other family, legal and land records, written in Anglo-Norman French, Latin and old English.
Calendar of Patent Rolls (hereafter CPR), 2:401; 4:258; APC, 6:137-38; James, 1986, 126-27.
Calendar of Patent Rolls, Philip and Mary, Elizabeth, 1553-1572.
Godber, `Roll of Bedfordshire Supervisors of the Peace, 1314', Bedfordshire Historical Record Society, xxxii (1952), 59; Calendar of Patent Rolls 1313-1317, 331, 405, 506-7, 589; Calendar of Close Rolls 1313-1318,323.
After the main outbreak of 1450 the 3,300 names that appear on the patent rolls recording the pardon of July 6th and 7th are not as enlightening as thy should be.
4) Similar game licences, also distinguishing Cheshire from England, are recorded in the Calendar of Patent Rolls for 1384 and for 1393.
The Chancery document warranted by this signet letter is reported in Calendar of Patent Rolls 1381-1385, 408 (licence to hunt |throughout England, Wales and the county of Chester').