Change WordPress user roles and capabilities › Forums › Restrict or Permit access inside WordPress – how to › Restrict editing pages by user role? › Reply To: Restrict editing pages by user role?
I offer you to remove related code from the functions.php file. Take file from this zip
replace ‘editor’ with ‘franchise’, input your own pages ID list and place this .php file to
wp-content/mu-plugins folder. Test that it works.
Then apply your own enhancements if needed.