Sir Thomas Malory, His Turbulent Career: A Biography

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Chapter IV
THE QUEST

SIR E. K. CHAMBERS, after noting Professor Kittredge's discovery of Sir Thomas Malory's identity, had observed that in July, 1451, the knight of Newbold Revel was ordered to find sureties for good behaviour towards the Priory of Axholme, Lincs., a Carthusian monastery to which the revenues of Monks Kirby had been granted. Further, that he was arrested in March, 1453, presumably because of some renewal of the dispute.1 A search of the Warwickshire Assize Rolls for the period was suggested to the present writer as a likely method of gaining further information; but although a good deal of county interest was gleaned in the course of the search, nothing relating to Malory himself was encountered. There was, of course, always a doubt whether the trial -- if any -- was held in Warwickshire or in London. A survey of the Indictments from Middlesex was a task to baulk the most enthusiastic enquirer; but there remained one other section which might conceivably yield fruit. This was calendered as "Divers Counties." A few words of encouragement from Mr. Montague S. Giuseppi, I.S.O., Superintendent of the Legal Research Department, sped the writer to his task, and after a prolonged turning over of parchment strips -- some long, some short, and all more or less faded -- and noting how in the fifteenth century the counties of

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