Commission of the peace

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a commission under the great seal, constituting one or more persons justices of the peace.

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Tuddenham acted as both mp and sheriff for Norfolk, shared stewardships of lands with Suffolk himself throughout East Anglia, and served on a number of judicial commissions, including commissions of the peace and commissions of oyer and terminer.
It is possible that Allington shared Edward IV's brief exile in Flanders during Henry VI's brief restoration in 1470-1 (and certainly he was dropped from his commissions of the peace in both Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire).
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