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Queen Isabella. Account roll

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Queen Isabella. Account roll
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Extent and format
Vellum roll; 3 membranes.
Scope and content
Account roll of William de Boudon, treasurer of Qu Isabella; Michaelmas (29 Sept.)-14 Nov. 1325. Contains expenses of the Queen's household while in France, including names of guests, details of her progress from Paris to Rheims, with several mentions of Prince Edward (afterwards Edward III). With a later endorsement: 'Hunc rotulum misit hic Will(elm)us de Boudon contrarotulator Thome de London..', dated 11 Nov. 1328 (reckoning by Exchequer years). Thomas of London was assigned by Edward III to make account of the expenses of the Queen's household (see endorsement, and T. F. Tout, Chapters in the Administrative History of Mediaeval England, V (1930), 245-6). The previous portion of William de Boudon's roll, covering 9 March-29 Sept. 1325, is PRO E. 101/380/10; PRO E. 101/380/9 is a transcript of Thomas of London's account (Tout, ibid.). See also J. Hunter, 'Journal of the Mission of Queen Isabella to the Court of France', Archaeologia, 36 (1855), 242-57; Proc., 1st ser., 3 (1853-6), 247; ibid., 2nd ser., 2 (1861-4), 106-8 (obituary of the Rev. Joseph Hunter, FSA).
Isabella (1292-1358), Queen, wife of Edward II
Previous reference number(s)
MS 543