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Cely Papers: John Cely, senior

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Date: [unknown] to before Jan 1483
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Surnames/tags: Cely pre-1500 calais_staple
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Cely, Richard


Stapler and often acted as wool-gatherer for his brother Richard[1].


  • 1479 Nov 06 Cely Letter: hath gadered and bogwyt for me [Richard Cely his brother] in Cottyswolde xxxvij sacke be the toode and sacke and halfe sacke[2]
  • 1482 Oct 17 Cely Letter: Recently in Chipping Norton with nephew Richard; has gathered 16 sacks of fair wool[3]


  1. The Cely Letters 1472-1488, edited by Alison Hanham, Early English Text Society, 1975; Introduction - The Cely Family
  2. SC 1/53/29; The National Archives, Kew, London
  3. SC 1/53/153; The National Archives, Kew, London

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