Meaning of fine roll in English:

fine roll

Pronunciation /ˈfʌɪn rəʊl/


  • An exchequer roll containing a record of debts or promises of payment owed to the Crown (typically in return for a concession or favour), or gifts or offerings made to the monarch by a subject or subjects. Usually in plural. Compare "Oblata Roll", Oblate Roll .


Early 17th century; earliest use found in Egerton Papers. From fine + roll, after post-classical Latin rotulus finium.