Keninghale Court Leet Roll

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Court Leet Roll of the Manor of Keninghale, 1521-1547, presumably Kenninghall, Norfolk.

Administrative / Biographical History

The court leet was a criminal court for the punishment of small offences, under the jurisdiction of the lord of the surrounding area. It was held twice a year under the presidency of the lord's steward, who was usually a professional lawyer.

Arrangement

1 volume

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Other Finding Aids

No further list required.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Conditions Governing Use

No copyright restrictions. No documents may be photocopied.

Custodial History

Unknown.