Notes on the castleguard rents payable at Dover castle.
Introduction to the following files.
A rough reconstruction of the schedule of castleguard rents in its original form.
A copy of the schedule of castleguard rents entered in the ‘Red Book of the Exchequer’ (ed. Hall 1896:717–22).
H. Hall (ed.), The Red Book of the Exchequer (Rolls Series XCIX, 1896).
Another copy of the same schedule, generally more corrupt than the first one, also entered in the ‘Red Book of the Exchequer’ (ed. Hall 1896:613–18).
A rough reconstruction of the schedule used as the basis for an account of the castleguard rents received in 1261/62 (ed. Hall 1896:706–12).
Full text of the act of parliament which, with effect from 29 Sep. 1540, made the castleguard rents payable at the exchequer.
A schedule of the castleguard rents which were still being paid in 1738, put into print by Hardman (1938:106–7).
F. W. Hardman, 'Castleguard service of Dover Castle', Archaeologia Cantiana, 49 (1938), 96–107.