Durham, GB, Durham Cathedral, Loc I:35 Date:1326 Dimensions:51 cm Length x24 cm Width Type:Archival Shelfmark:Loc I:35 Provenance:Unknown Provenance Contents:Judgement against Hugh le Despenser [the younger], detailing his acts of tyranny, that he had robbed the Church of land and possessions, that he forbade the cult of Thomas of Lancaster, was a pirate, acquired lands, maltreated the Queen and usurped royal power by compelling men to swear allegiance to him. Bibliography:Holmes, G.A. “Judgement on the Younger Despenser, 1326.” English Historical Review 70 (1955): 264–67. Taylor, J. “The Judgement on Hugh Despenser, the Younger”, Medievalia and Humanistica 12 (1958), p.70-77.