[Fisher, &c.] The TEMPORAL GOVERNMENT. [Taverner, &c.]344

[Fisher, &c.] The TEMPORAL GOVERNMENT. [Taverner, &c.]

nor no Sowe that is a brennynge, nor grete with Pigges: Nor that he slee no corrupt Fleshe. And if he do the contrary to any of thees, he is to be amercid the first tyme 12d. the second tyme 20d. the third tyme 40d. And yf he sell any fectife Fleshe, he to be jugyd to the Pyllory.


A Penalty for BOCHERS.

 

A Bocher that sellith Swynes Flesh that is any wyse mesell, corrupt, or in the morayne; or any oder Flesh that is infect of the Morayne; or if he by Flesh of Jewes, and sell it unto Chrysten Men; and thereof the same Bocher be convicte; first, he shal grevously be amercyd. The second tyme convicte, he shal be doon upon the Pyllory. The third tyme imprisoned for a Yere. The fourthe tyme forswear the Towne. And the same Punyshment shal be doon unto the Cooke that dyghtith or sellith sich maner of Fleshe. And to al oder, whatsomever he be, that be found so gylte in uttring of sich maner of Flesh.


FYSSHER.

 

Also, the Assize of a Fyssher is, that he shal be noon excessife Taker, more [then of] the Shilling the Peny. Nor that he forestall nor regrat no Market. Nor that he house no maner of Fish, but that he set it in playne Market-place. Nor that he water no maner of Fysh twice. Nor that he sell no fectife Fysh. And if he do the contrary to any of thees, he to be amercyd the first tyme 12d. the second tyme 20d. the third tyme to be jugyd to a pair of Stockys openly in the Market-place. Nor that he sell no freshe Herryng, Sprottis, nor Oyestris, unto tyme the Bailif or oder Officers therto assigned, have set the Price therupon, upon payne afornsaid.


COOK.

 

Also, the Assize of a Cook is, that sellith booth Flesh and Fysh, that he sell noder Flesh nor Fysh, but if it be goode and holesome and sesonable, both in seth in sething, rosting and bakyng: Nor that he séeth, nor rost, nor bake no maner of Mete twyse. For and it may be provyd, his Fyne is at every time 40d. and if he wol nat beware two Warnyngs, the third tyme to be juged to the Pyllory.


INNHOLDER.

 

Also, the Assize of an Innholder is, that his Mesures ben assised and selid, that he sellith his Provander by. And he to have of every Busshel Provander one peny of Wynnyngs over that the Market gooth. And his Botell of Hay of an Halfpeny shal wey seven pound, and his Litter frée: or ellis his Litter to wey a penyworth of Horse-bread, kepyng th'assize, though a Lode of Hey be solde at 13s. 4d. And his Fagot of Wood of an Halfpeny shal be thrée Shaftmonde about and an half, and a Yerd of length. And his Peny Fagot shal be seven Shaftwonde about, kéepyng the same length. And he shal sell a Pot of thrée Pyntis of the best Ale within hym for a Peny. And if he be a Brewer, he for to sell as anoder Brewer dooth. And that he bake no maner of Brede within hym for to sell. And if he do the contrary to any of thees, he to be amercid the first tyme 12d. the second tyme 20d. the third tyme 40d. and so forth. And if he kepe any Bawdry within hym, his Fyne is at every tyme 6s. 8d. And if he wol nat beware by two Warnyngs, the third tyme to be juged to the Pyllory, and afterward for to forswere the Towne.


TAVERNER.

 

Also, the Assise of a Taverner is, that he shal be noon excessife Taker, more of the Rede Wyne and White Wyne of every Galen but 2d wynnyng: and of al oder swete Wynys but 4d. winnyng of the Galon. And that he set no maner of Wyne a sale tyl he have sent aftyr the Officers of the Towne, that is to say, Mayer or Bailif, or their Deputées assigned, for to tast it, and to se that it be good and abul Wyne: and hys Vessels to be gaugid, and so markyd upon the Hedis. And there he to be sworne afore the Officers what it cost. And aftyr that, he for to sell. And that he sell no Wyne but by Mesure assised and selid. And if he doth the contrary to any of thees, he to be amercid, the first tyme, 12d. the second tyme 20d. the third tyme 40d. and so forth. And if he sell any fectife Wyne, his Taverne dore to be selid in, and he to make a Fyne at the Wyll of the Lord of the Franchess, and aftyr to be jugyd accordyng to the Forme of the Statute.


TALLOW CHAUNDLER.

 

Also, the Assise of a Tallowchaundler is, that sellyth Salte, Otemele, Soope, and oder diverse Chaffar, that his Weightis and Mesuris be assised and selid, and trew beme. For when he bieth a Pownde of Talowe for an Halfpeny, he shal sell a Pownde of Candell for a Peny; that is, a Ferthyng for the Wyke and the Wast, and anoder Ferthyng for the Warkmanshyppe. And right as Talowe hiegheth and loweth, so he for to sell his Candell. And if his Stuff be nat good, or and he lak of his Weight, or and he sell nat aftyr the Price of Talowe, he to be amercid, the first tyme 12d. the second tyme 20d. the third tyme 40d. and to forfet al that is forfetable; and he to be jugyd accordyng to the Forme of Statutis afornsaid.


SPYCER.

 

Also, the Assize of a Spycer is, that his Weightis be sized and selid, and trew beme: and that he sell by no Hornyt, nor by awme of hond; nor by no maner of Soceltie, for to deseyve the Comyns: and that his Spicis be good and clene garvelyd. And if he do the contrary to any of thees, his Fyne is at every tyme 40d. And if wol not beware, then the third tyme to be jugyd to the Pyllory.


WEVER.

 

Also, the Assize of a Wever is, that he wey by no Stonys, nor by no maner of Weightis, but if they be assised and selid, and trew beme: nor that he sell no Mannys Thromys Lynen nor Wolyn. And if he do the contrary to any of thees, he to be amercid and jugyd according to Forme and Statute.


TANNER.

 

Also, the Assize of a Tanner is, that they tanne no Shepis Ledddr, Getis Ledder, Deris Ledder, Horsis Ledder, nor Hyndes Ledder; nor that he tanne no maner Ledder to sell, but if it be thurgh tannid. And if he do the contrary to any of thees, his Fyne is at every tyme 6s. 8d. and to forfet al that is forfetable. And if he woll not beware by two Warnyngs, the third tyme to be jugyd according unto the Statute.


CORDWAYNER.

 

Also, the Assize of a Cordwayner is, that he make no maner Shoos nor Botys, but of good Netys

Ledder,