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Grain Prices from The Exchequer Rolls, 1461 - 1513 (as extracted by Craig Maddon

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 Grain Prices from The Exchequer  Rolls, 1461 - 1513

 From:  Exchequer Rolls of Scotland (Rotuli Scaccarii Regum Scotorum),
        1264-1600 (23 vols., Edinburgh, 1878-1908) as extracted by 
        Craig Maddon and reported in his unpublished Ph.D. thesis,
        The finances of the Scottish Crown in the later Middle Ages (Glasgow)

  This file contains;
 
  1 - Wheat Prices from the Earldom of Moray; 1462 - 1513 (gaps)
  2 - Bere Prices from the Earldom of Moray; 1458 - 1512 (gaps)
  3 - English Bere Prices as sold in Scotland; 1467 - 1496 (gaps)
  4 - English Wheat Prices as sold in Scotland; 1478 - 1511 (gaps)
  5 - English Barley Prices as sold in Scotland; 1480 - 1512 (gaps)
  6 - Bere Prices from the Royal Demesne of Fife; 1461 - 1510 (gaps)
  7 - Oats Prices from the Royal Demesne of Fife; 1543 - 1506 (gaps)
  8 - Meal Prices from the Royal Demesne of Galloway; 1456 - 1506 (gaps)
 
FORMAT
2 2 2 1 2 3 0 0 (I4,1X,I2,1X,I2)
2 2 2 1 2 3 0 0 (I4,8X,I2,1X,I2)
2 2 2 1 2 3 0 0 (I4,15X,I2,1X,I2)
2 2 2 1 2 3 0 0 (I4,22X,I2,1X,I2)
2 2 2 1 2 3 0 0 (I4,29X,I2,1X,I2)
2 2 2 1 2 3 0 0 (I4,36X,I2,1X,I2)
2 2 2 1 2 3 0 0 (I4,43X,I2,1X,I2)
2 2 2 1 2 3 0 0 (I4,50X,I2,1X,I2)
STOP
Date  Prices from  Price of English     Misc. Prices from sale
      within the    grain sold in        of produce from
      Earldom of      Scotland            Royal property
        Moray                          ......................
     ...........   ...................  Fife   Fife  Galloway

     Wheat  Bere   Bere   Wheat  Barley Bere   Oats  Meal
     s. d.  s. d.  s. d.  s. d.  s. d.  s. d.  s. d.  s. d.
DATA
1453 00 00  00 00  00 00  00 00  00 00  00 00  02 06  00 00
1455                                            6
1456                                            4  2   5
1457                                                   8
1458 00 00  06 00                                      4  6
1460         3  4                               5 00   6
1461 00 00  00 00  00 00  00 00  00 00  10 00         10
1462  9      8                                        10
1463                                                   8
1464                                            3
1465  6  9   6  8                                      6  8
1466  6  8                                             6  8
1467        00 00  09 06                        3  9  
1468                8                                  6  8
1469  6  8   3 10                               4      8  4
1471  6  8   3  4   9  8  00 00  00 00  05 00          6  8
1473  5      3  4
1474  5      3  6   8                                  5
1475  5      4  3   8  4                               6  8
1476  6 10   5  5   9                           4      7  6
1477  6  8   6  8  10                    7  6   4  2   8  6
1478         8     13  4  10                          12
1479  6 10         12                   10  6          8
1480  7      4  3  12     00 00  09 00                 5
1481  8      7     12                   10      4      6  8
1482                                                  20
1484                                                   8  4
1485  7  6                                             7 10
1486                                                   6  8
1487                                                   8  4
1488 00 00  00 00  15  9  00 00  15 00                 9  2
1489 07 06  00 00  16 00  00 00  17 06  00 00  00 00  12 00
1490               11  9  14                    5      8  3
1491  6  8   6  8                10 00   6  8          6  8
1492 00 00  00 00  00 00  00 00  00 00  00 00  00 00  06 08
1493                      14
1494                       9  5  10      6
1495                              6             3
1496                6  8          7             1 10   6  8
1497                                    11      4  6 
1498                                    10  2          6  1
1499                                    10             6
1502                                                   7  6
1504  9  4   4  4                       10      4     
1505                                     9  5
1506 10                                  9      4  2   5
1508 00 00  00 00  00 00  00 00  15 00  00 00  00 00  00 00  
1509  7 10   5  6         10     11
1510         4             8  2          5  6
1511                       8      9
1512  6  8   5                   12
1513  6  8
9999

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