Edward III time, and all Richard II time, and until the 13 of
Henry IV; at which time both Gold and Silver were raised by
advice in Parliament, upon complaint that by reason of the low
prices of Gold and Silver, the Money of the Realm was exhausted.
And by that Ordinance a pound of fine Gold was valued at ten
pounds of fine Silver and almost one half, and so it remained all
his time, and all Henry V time and until the 49 of Henry VI time,
and then the Gold and Silver was again raised, and a pound of