1156: Henry II grants Royal Charter to Berkhamsted
Henry II grants a royal charter to the merchants of Berkhamsted, confirming rights enjoyed under Edward the Confessor, and freeing them from tolls and dues. No market may be set up within seven miles of the town.
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