1227

1227.
19th August Thursday Manchester
A second charter for an annual fair, granted to Manchester by Henry III., at the request of the third Baron of Manchester. The time was now extended to three days - on the eve and feast day of St. Matthew, the apostle, and the day next following - and the grant made perpetual.  No consideration is stated as having been paid for the charter, which is dated at Faringdon, 19th August.
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