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date: 15 December 2019

Romyng, Eleanor [Elynour Rummyng]locked

(fl. 1525)
  • Gervase Rosser

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Romyng, Eleanor [Elynour Rummyng] (fl. 1525), ale seller, worked in Leatherhead, Surrey, and in August 1525 was fined the standard sum of 2d. for retailing 'at excessive prices by small measures' (Harvey). But it is as the eponymous anti-hero of ...

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