Rymer's Foedera with Syllabus
July-December 1482

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'Rymer's Foedera with Syllabus: July-December 1482', Rymer's Foedera Volume 12, pp. 159-172. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=115517 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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July–December 1482

Syllabus EntryFoedera Text
July 1. Restitution of the temporalities to Richard Martyn, made bp. of S. David's on the death of Robert, the last bp. Westm.
O. xii. 159. H. v. p. iii. 121.
Restitutiones pro Episcopo Menevensi.
An. 22. E. 4. Pat. 22. E. 4. p. 1. m. 14.
Rex, Escaetori suo in Comitatu Herefordiae ac Marchiis Walliae eidem Comitatui adjacentibus, Salutem.
Cùm Dominus Summus Pontifex, nuper vacante Ecclesiâ Cathedrali Menevensi, per Mortem bonae memoriae Roberti ultimi Episcopi Loci illius, eidem Ecclesiae Menevensi de Dilecto Consiliario nostro Magistro Ricardo Martyn providerit, & ipsum in Episcopum Loci illius Praefecerit & Pastorem, sicut per Literas Bullatas ipsius Domini Summi Pontificis, Nobis indè directas, Nobis constat,
Nos,
Pro eo quòd idem Ricardus omnibus & singulis Verbis, Nobis & Coronae nostrae praejudicialibus, in dictis Literis Bullatis contentis, coram Nobis palàm & expressè Renunciavit, & Gratiae nostrae humiliter se submisit, volentes cum eo in hac parte agere gratiosè,
Cepimus Fidelitatem ipsius Ricardi, & Temporalia dicti Episcopatûs Menevensis Restituimus eidem;
Et ideò Tibi Praecipimus quòd eidem Ricardo Temporalia praedicta, cum pertinentiis, in Balliva tua, Liberes in forma praedicta; salvo Jure cujuslibet.
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, primo Die Julii.
Per Breve de Privato Sigillo.
Consimile Breve dirigitur Dilecto Regis Majori Civitatis suae Londoniae ac Escaetori suo in eadem Civitate
.
Et Mandatum est Militibus, &c.
July 8. Robert Radclyf is appointed captain of the fleet. Westm.
O. xii. 159. H. v. p. iii. 122.
De Capitaneo Armatae constituto.
An. 22. E. 4. Ibid.
Rex omnibus, ad quos &c. Salutem.
Sciatis quòd,
Cùm Nos quandam Armatam Potentiam, ad proficiscendum supra Mare, cum Dilecto & Fideli nostro Roberto Radclyf Armigero pro Corpore nostro, in Resistentiam Adversariorum & Inimicorum nostrorum supra Mare se tenentium, Ordinaverimus,
Assignavimus & Constituimus praefatum Robertum (de cujus Fidelitate & providâ Circumspectione plenam fiduciam obtinemus) Capitaneum Armatae praedictae hac vice,
Ac ei plenam & sufficientem Potestatem & Auctoritatem, Tenore Praesentium, Damus & Committimus ad Armatam praedictam Conducendum, Regendum, & Gubernandum,
Et ad Adversarios & Inimicos nostros praedictos, viis & modis quibus poterit, Expugnandum & Debellandum,
Necnon ad quoscumque de Armata praedicta, ac alios ad ipsum Robertum confluentes, Delinquentes, & Regimini, Gubernationi, Mandatis, Proclamationibus, & Ordinationibus suis, in hac parte faciendis & ordinandis, Contrarios seu Inobedientes (si quos invenerit) juxta sanam Discretionem suam & eorum Demerita Castigandum & Puniendum, ac Castigari & Puniri faciendum,
Omniaque alia & singula necessaria & oportuna Faciendum, Excercendum, & Exequendum;
Damus autem universis & singulis Vicecomitibus, Majoribus, Castellanis, & eorum Loca tenentibus, Custodibus Portuum Maris & aliorum Locorum Maritimorum, necnon Ballivis, Constabulariis, Officiariis, & Ministris, ac Ligeis & Subditis nostris quibuscumque, Tenore Praesentium, firmiter in Mandatis quòd eidem Capitaneo, in Praemissis faciendis & exequendis, Pareant, Obediant, & Intendant in omnibus prout decet.
In cujus &c.
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, octavo Die Julii.
Per ipsum Regem.
July 8. Warrant for Robert Radclyf to take ships, sailors, and workmen. Westm.
O. xii. 714. H. v. p. iii. 122.
De Provisionibus pro Armata praedicta, & de Intendendo.
An. 22. E. 4. Ibid.
Rex, Dilecto & Fideli suo, Roberto Radclyf Armigero pro Corpore nostro, Salutem.
Sciatis quòd,
Cùm Nos quandam Armatam Potentiam, ad Proficiscendum in Comitivâ vestrâ supra Mare, in Resistentiam Inimicorum & Adversariorum nostrorum ibidem se tenentium, Ordinaverimus,
Ac de Fidelitate & providâ Circumspectione vestris pleniùs confidentes,
Assignavimus vos ad tot Naves & alia Vasa, quot pro Conductione Armatae praedictae necessaria fuerint & oportuna, necnon Marinarios, Magistros Navium, Soldarios, Carpentarios vocatos Shipwrightes, Fabricatores Arcuum & Sagittarum, Plumbatores, Sirurgicos, ac alios Artifices pro hujusmodi Navibus necessarios quoscumque, ac Homines vocatos Trumpettis, ubicumque inveniri poterunt, tàm infra Libertates quàm extra (Feodo Ecclesiae dumtaxat excepto) Arestandum, Capiendum, & Providendum,
Et eos in Navibus & Vasis praedictis, Nobis ad Vadia nostra ibidem deservituros, Ponendum & Poni faciendum,
Necnon ipsos de Armatâ praedictâ, ac Soldarios, Marinarios, Magistros Navium, Artifices, & alios praedictos Regendum & Gubernandum, & vobis in hac parte Contrarios seu Proclamationibus vestris, per vos in hac parte faciendis, Inobedientes seu Rebelles (si quos inveneritis) juxta Casûs exigentiam & Delinquentium Demerita Castigandum & Puniendum,
Et insuper assignavimus vos ad Arcus, Sagittas, Petras, Ferrum, Plumbum, Lanceas, Langdebeuys, Gleyves, & Mallias, ac omnia alia pro eisdem Navibus & Armatâ similiter necessaria & oportuna, & Victualia quaecumque, ubicumque inveniri poterunt, tàm infra Libertates quàm extra (Feodo Ecclesiae, ut praedictum est, excepto) pro Denariis nostris, in hac parte, ut praemittitur, rationabiliter solvendis, Capiendum & Providendum:
Et ideò vobis Mandamus quòd circa Praemissia diligenter intendatis, & ea faciatis & exequamini in forma praedicta:
Damus autem universis & singulis de Armatâ praedictâ, ac aliis quorum interest in hac parte, quòd vobis, in omnibus & singulis Praemissis faciendis & exequendis, Pareant, Obediant, & Intendant in omnibus diligenter.
In cujus &c.
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, octavo die Julii.
Per ipsum Regem.
Aug. 2. Obligation of William abp. of S. Andrew's, James bp. of Dunkeld, Andrew lord Anendale, chancellor of Scotland, and Colin earl of Argyle, to obtain the restoration of Alexander duke of Albany to his lands and offices, if he will be faithful to K. James. Edinburgh.
O. xii. 160. H. v. p. iii. 122.
Magnatum Scotiae, ex parte Jacobi Regis, Obligatio pro Securitate & Indempnitate Ducis Albaniae.
An. 22. E. 4. Ex Autogr.
Be It Kend Till All Men, be thir present Letters, ws, William Archbischop of Sanct Andrew, James Bischop of Dunkeld, Andreu Lord Anendale Chanceler of Scotland, Coline Erle of Ergile Lord Cambell and Lorne, to be Bundin and Oblast, and, be thir present Letters and the Fathis in our Bodys, lelily and treuly Bundin and Obliss Ws to a Noble and Mithti Prince Alexander Duke of Albany, that he kepand his trew Fath and Allegeance to oure Soverane Lord James King of Scotland and his Successione, and to the gud Reule and puttin furth of his Autorite to Justice, and kepand his Fath, Laute, and Band to Ws and to the Remanent of the Lordes of the Realme, and like as we and thai sall do to his Mighti Lordchip, that he sal be sover and sickir fra all bodely Harme in his Persone to Laubor and Travell at Liberte and Fredome within the Realme quhen and quhar it pless him at all times:
And we sall cause oure Soverane Lord frely to Gif and Grant to him all his Landes, Heritagis, Strenthis, Houses, and Offices, quhilk he possedit the day of his last parting furth of the Realme of Scotland:
And also that oure Soverane Lord sall frely Gif to him and to the Persons being with him, that he will hereefter Neme and desire (Excepand thaim that ar speceally except be the Kinges Hienes of befor be oppin Proclamatione maid in his last Parliament) full and plane Remissione of all Offensis and Crimis committit be him or thaim, also wele of his and thaim being in Ingland aspiring and tending to the Trone of Scotland, as uthers Offensis committit or done be him or thaim, or Assisting in the Premisses or ony of thaim in ony time bi gane, he and thai Remanand and Abidand at the Fath and Obesance of oure Soverane Lord forsaid as his trew Liege:
And sall mak all the Premiss to be Ratifiit, Approvit, and Confermmit be oure saide Soverane Lord and his hale Thre Estates in the next Parliament but fraud or gile.
In witness hereof to thir present Letters oure Selis are affixit, togidder with Subscriptione with oure awin handes, at Edinburgh, the Secund Day of August, the Zere of oure Lord a thousand, four hundreth, authei and twa Zeres.
Willielmus Sancti Andreae Archiepiscopus &c.
Ja. Episcopus Dunkelden.
A. Stewarde.
Erl of Ergyle.
Sub Quatuor Sigillis
.
Aug. 4. Walter Bartrahame, provost, and the community of Edinburgh, promise to repay the K. of England the sums paid by him for the marriage of his daughter Cecilia to James, son of the Scotch K., if he does not think fit to fulfil the marriage. Edinburgh.
O. xii. 161. H. v. p. iii. 122.
Praepositus, tota Societas Mercatorum, & Communitas Edinburgi se Obligant ad satisfaciendum Regi Angliae, super Facto Matrimonii & Pecuniae solvendae.
An. 22. E. 4. Ex Autogr.
Be It Kend To All Men, be thir present Letters, Ws Walter Bartrahame Provest of the Tone of Edinburgh in Scotland, and the hale Fellowschip of Merchandes, Burgesses, and Communite of the same Toune, to be Bundin and Oblist, be thir Presentes, unto the maist Excellent and maist Mithti Prince Edwarde, be the Grace of God, King of Ingland,
That, quhair as it was Commound and Aggreit betuix his Excellens on the ta Part, and the Ritht Hie and Mithti Prince oure Soverane Lord James King of Scottes on the tothir Part, that Mariage and Matrimone suld have bene Solemnizit and haid betuixt a Mithti and Excellent Prince James the First begottin Son and Are apperand to oure Soverane Lord for said and a Ritht Noble Princes Cicile Dothtir to the said Edwarde King of Ingland,
And for the said Mariage to have bene Performit certain and diverse Gret Sommes of Money bene Payit and Contentit be the maist Excellent Prince unto oure Soverane Lord forsaid, as be certane Writtings, betuix the said Prince theruppone maid, more at large planly apperis,
That gif it be the plesure of the said Edward King of Ingland to haf the said Mariage to be Performit and Completit according to the said Communicatione and Writting, that than it sal be wele and treuly, without fraud, dissate, or collusione, observet, kepit, and accomplesit on the Party of our Soverane Lord forsaid, aud the Noblis Spirituale and Temporale of the Realme of Scotland,
And, gif it be not the plesure of the said Excellent Prince Edward King of Ingland to have the said Mariage performit and completit, that than We, Walter Provest, Burgess, Merchandes, and Commons of the above nemit Toune of Edinburgh, or ony of Ws, sall Pay and Content unto the King of Ingland forsaid, all the said Soumes of Money that was Payt for the said Mariage, at sic like Times and Dais immediately enswevin efter the Refusale of the said Mariage, and in sic like maner and forme as the said Soumes war of for Deliverit, Contentit and Payt,
That than this Obligatione and Band be void and of na strenth, and ellis to be gud and effectuale;
Providit allwais that the said Edward King of Ingland sall gif knawlege of his Pleseur and Electione in the Premisses, in Takin or Refusin of the said Mariage, or of the Repayment of the said Soumes of Money, to our said Soverane Lord or Lordes of his Counsale, or to Ws the said Provest, Merchandes, or ony of Ws, within the Realme of Scotland, being for the time, betuix this and the Feste of all Hallowis nixt to cum,
To the quihilk Payment, wele and treuly to be maid, We Binn and Obliss Ws, and every of Ws, oure Aires, Successiours, Executours, and all our Gudes, Merchandicis, and Thingis quhatsoever thai be, quharesoever or in quhat place, be water or be Land, on this side of the Sey or bezond, we sall happin to be fundin; ony Lieg, Treux, or Saufgard, maid or to be maid, notwithstanding.
In witnes quhareof to this our present Writing and Letters of Band we the said Provest, Burgesses, Merchandes, and Communite has set oure Commone Sele of the said Tone of Edinburgh the Ferd Day of August, the Zere of God a Thousand, Four Hundreth, Authti and twa Zeris.
Gevin in presens of,
The Ritht Mithti Prince Richard Duke of Glocister,
Alexander Duke of Albany
,
A Reverend Fader in God James Bishop of Dunkeld.
And Ritht Noble Lordes Henry Erle of Northumberland,
Coline Erle of Ergile Lord Cambell and Lorne,
Thomas Lord Stanelie
,
Maister Alexander Ingliss Archiden of Sanct Andrew,
And uther divers.
Locus Sigilli.
Aug. 22. Safe conduct for Margaret, sister of the K. of Scotland, coming to England to marry Antony earl Riviers. Guildford.
O. xii. 162. H. v. p. iii. 123.
De Conductu pro Margareta Sorore Regis Scotorum.
An. 22. E. 4. Scot. 22. E. 4. m. 4.
Rex universis & singulis Admirallis, Capitaneis, Castellanis, Marchiarum Portuum Maris & aliorum Locorum Regni nostri Angliae Custodibus & Gardianis, necnon Justiciariis, Vicecomitibus, Praepositis, Majoribus, Ballivis, Custumariis, caeterisque Ministris & Officiariis nostris, quocumque NOmine censeantur & quacumque Potestate praeditis, & eorum Locatenentibus, Ligeis & Subditis nostris quibuscumque, tàm infra Libertates quàm extra, per Terram, Mare, seu Aquas dulces ubilibet constitutis, ad quos &c. Salutem.
Sciatis quòd,
Cùm, in Tractatu Matrimonii, inter Fidelem & Praedilectum Consanguineum & Consiliarium nostrum Antonium Comitem de Riviers Dominum de Scales, ac Serenissimam Principem Dominam Margaretam Sororem Germanam Excellentissimi Principis Jacobi Regis Scotorum Fratris & Consanguinei nostri carissimi, Divinâ mediante Gratiâ, contrahendi, inter caetera, quae per Oratores, Commissarios, & Procuratores Partium hincinde Appunctuata, Concordata, & Conclusa sunt, Dictum Provisum Decretum & Ordinatum sit quòd praefatus Excellentissimus Princeps Rex Scotorum dictam Dominam Margaretam Sororem suam, citra Primum Diem Novembris proximò futurum, Traducet Traducive faciet honorificè, suis propriis Sumptibus & Expensis, per Regnum nostrum Angliae, ad Locum, pro Solempnisatione ipsius Matrimonii infra idem Regnum nostrum, & ubi nos tunc cum Curiâ nostrâ personaliter constituti fuerimus, deputandum & assignandum,
Nos,
Securitati praefatae Dominae Margaretae, & omnium secum commitantium usque Numerum Trecentarum Personarum seu infra, sub modis infrascriptis, providere volentes,
Suscepimus & Tenore Praesentium, suscipimus dictam Dominam Margaretam, & quoscumque alios praefati Fratris & Consanguinei nostri Regis Scotorum Subditos, etiam si Pontificis, Comitatûs, seu alterius cujuscumque Ecclesiasticae aut mundanae Dignitatis, Titulis praediti fuerunt, in Comitiva ipsius Dominae Margaretae, pro suâ Traductione praedictâ, usque ad Numerum memoratum seu infra, mittendos aut destinandos, in salvam & securam Protectionem nostram,
Damusque & Concedimus, Tenore Praesentium, eis & eorum cuilibet, usque ad Numerum supradictum (cujuscumque Sexûs, Statûs, seu Conditionis fuerint) liberum, salvum, & securum Conductum nostrum, in & per Regnum nostrum praedictum, cum suis Equis, Hernesiis, Rebus, Bulgeis, Kaskettis, Bonis, Literis, Scripturis clausis seu apertis, Auro Argento monetato & non monetato, Jocalibus, & caeteris Ornamentis & Necessariis suis quibuscumque, Veniendo, Perlustrando, ibidemque Morando & Expectando, & ad Partes proprias cum suis Equis, Hernesiis, & caeteris suprascriptis, conjunctim, seu divisim, per terram vel per Mare aut Aquas dulces, liberè Redeundo, Revertendo, & Repatriando, absque Impedimento vel Perturbatione nostri aut Ligeorum nostrorum quorumcumque;
Quare vobis Praecipimus & Mandamus quatenus dictam Dominam Margaretam, & quoscumque alios Subditos praefati Fratris nostri Scotorum Regis, usque ad Numerum supradictum, pro Traductione ejusdem Dominae Marga- retae, in Regnum nostrum Angliae, conjunctim aut divisim, mittendos (cujuscumque Sexûs Statûs & Conditionis fuerint) ut praefertur, Veniendo, Morando, Conversando, & Expectando, ac ad Partes proprias, conjunctim vel divisim, per Terram, Mare, seu Aquas dulces, Redeundo, Revertendo, & Repatriando, Manuteneatis, Protegatis, & Defendatis,
Non inferentes eis aut eorum alicui, seu quantum in vobis est ab aliis inferri permittentes, in Personis, Rebus, aut Bonis, Molestiam, Injuriam, Violentiam, Arestum, Dampnum aliquod seu Gravamen; Marcâ, Contromarcâ, Reprisaliâ, aut aliâ quavis Materiâ seu Causâ, non obstantibus:
Et si quae eis vel eorum alicui Forisfactum vel Injuriatum fuerit, id eis & eorum cuilibet debitè corrigi, emendari, & reformari faciatis:
Proviso tamen quòd dictae Personae benè & honestè in Regno nostro se gerant & habeant, & quòd nichil in Regni nostri vel Ligeorum nostrorum Praejudicium faciant aut attemptent aut facere seu attemptare procurent quoquomodo; nolentes tamen praesentem Conductum nostrum, ex Delicto alicujus Personae aut aliquarum singularium Personarum, infringi, set quòd Delinquentes Personae solomodo, juxta Quantitatem Delicti, puniantur;Praesentibus per Sex Menses a Die Datae Praesentium & non ultra in suo Robore duraturis.
In cujus &c.
Teste Rege apud Guldeford, vicesimo secundo die Augusti.
Per ipsum Regem.
Aug. 25. Receipt of 26,000 crowns from Lewis K. of France. Westm.
O. xii. 163. H. v. p. iii. 123.
Literae Acquietantiae pro Annuo Censu.
An. 22. E. 4. Franc. 22. E. 4. m. 12.
Rex universis, praesentes Literas inspecturis, Salutem.
Sciatis Nos Recepisse & Habuisse, Die Confectionis Praesentium, ab Illustrissimo & Potentissimo Principe Lodovico Franciae Consanguineo nostro carissimo, per manus Petri le Roy, Viginti & Quinque Milia Coronarum Auri, in Festo Paschae ultimò praeterito Nobis solvi debitarum, in Partem Solutionis Quinquaginta Milium Coronarum Auri annuatim Nobis solvendarum, prout in Literis superindè confectis pleniùs continetur;
De quibus Viginti & Quinque Milibus Coronarum Auri fatemur Nos fideliter esse solutos, & eundem Consanguineum nostrum superinde fore Quietum.
In cujus &c.
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, vicesimo quinto die Augusti.
Per ipsum Regem.
Sept. 13. The K. of England confirms the treaty with John K. of Portugal dated 8 Feb. 1842. Westm.
O. xii. 163. H. v. p. iii. 123.
Confirmatio Ligarum Portugaliae.
An. 22. E. 4. Ibid. m. 13.
Rex universis & singulis, praesentes Literas inspecturis, Salutem & sinceram in Domino caritatem.
Literas Serenissimi Principis Johannis, Dei gratiâ, Regis Portugaliae & Algarbiorum citra & ultra Mare in Africa, Fratris nostri praecarissimi, apud Nos remanentes, Plumbo sigillatas, Vidimus in haec verba,
Johannes, Dei gratia, Rex Portugalliae & Algarbiorum citra & ultra Mare in Africa, universis & singulis, has praesentes Literas inspecturis, Salutem, & sincerae dilectionis affectum.
Omnibus, qui honestam & tranquillam Vitam ducere cupiunt, Paci, quâ nichil melius Deus Optimus Generi humano dare potuit, studere oportet; ipsa certè facit ut in quietâ Vitâ aeternam beatitudinem consequantur.
Nos autem, hujusmodi Sententiam secuti quantum nobis possibile erit, Duce Altissimo Deo, omni Diligentiâ ipsam conservare conabimur, prout Majores nostri cum Christi Fidem colentibus facere soliti sunt.
Considerantes igitur inter Serenissimum & Clarissimum, bonae memoriae, Regem Dominum Jo. Dominum & Proavum meum, & Serenissimos felicis recordationis Ricardum & Henricum, quondam Reges Angliae & Franciae, summâ quadam Religione, veram Pacem, Amicitiam, Concordiam, & Confoederationem per longam temporum continuationem fuisse servatam & custoditam, &c. prout supra in Literis Datis in Oppido Montis Majoris, Octavo Die Mensis Februarii, Anno Domini Millesimo, Quadringentesimo, Octogesimo secundo.
Nos itaque Edwardus, Dei gratiâ, Rex Angliae & Franciae, & Dominus Hiberniae antedictus,
Praelibati Serenissimi Principis Fratris nostri praecarissimi Caritatis Zelo, & dictarum Pacis Dilectionis & Concordiae ac Amicitiarum mutuarum tàm fervido Zelatori fraterno, congratulantes affectu,
Cupientesque ut Tractatus, Pax, Concordia, Amicitiae, & Confoederationes ipsi in toto & qualibet sui parte inviolabiliter observentur, custodiantur, & manuteneantur,
De avisamento & assensu Concilii nostri Approbamus, Laudamus, Confirmamus, & Ratos Habemus eosdem in toto & in parte qualibet eorumdem, Promittimusque & Juramus, ad Sancta Dei Evangelia, corporaliter tactis Scripturis, pro Nobis, Successoribusque nostris quantum in Nobis est, quòd eos ac omnia & singula contenta in eisdem fideliter Servabimus, Manutenebimus, Custodiemus, & inviolabiliter Adimplebimus, & nullo unquam tempore per Nos vel per alios illos in aliquâ eorum Parte Violabimus, Rumpemus, vel Infringemus, set toto nostro Posse curabimus quòd (omni dolo, machinatione, fraude, maloque ingenio cessantibus) Firmi & omni tempore inviolati serventur, & secundùm omnem vim, formam, & effectum eorumdem fideliter impleantur, sub quacumque Poenâ, Conventionali & Juratoriâ, in dictis Tractatibus, inter dictos Reges quondam concordatis, firmatis, & juratis, comprehensâ;
Quâ quidem Poenâ commissâ, solutâ vel non solutâ, volumus nichilominus & sic Promittimus & Juramus, eo modo quo supra, quòd dicti Tractatus, Pax, Concordia, Amicitiae, & Confoederationes, ac omnia & singula in eis contenta, semper & omni tempore sint firma, rata, stabilia, & perpetuò duratura.
In quorum omnium & singulorum Fidem & Testimonium has Literas nostras Magni Sigilli nostri munimine fecimus roborari.
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, decmo tertio die Septembris.
Per ipsum Regem.
Oct. 11. Transcript attested by sir William Heryot, mayor of London, of the obligation of the city of Edingburgh, dated 4 Aug. London.
O. xii. 164. H. v. p. iii. 124.
Exemplificatio Conventionum Edinburgi.
An. 22. E. 4. Ex Autogr.
To All True Cristen People, to whome thies present Letters shall come or be she wed, William Heryot Knyght and Maire and the Aldremen of the Citee of London within the Realme of England sende Recommendation and Gretyng as it Apperteyneth.
The xj Day of the Moneth of Octobre, the Yeree of oure Lord God a Thousand, Four Hundred, Eighty and twoo, within the Counsail Chambre of the said Citee, Gartier King of Armes and Servante unto our moste Dradde Soveraigne Lord Edward, by the Grace of God, King of England and of France, and Lord of Ireland, shewed certain Letters in Pauper sealed in Placquart wise with a grete rownde Seal in Rede Wex, havyng impressed in the middes the Figure of a Castell or Towre, and in the Circumference in Lettres graven an open mention that it was the Comon Seale of Edinburgh,
Asking and Desiring that, for asmoche as he was chargied, in the Messeage of oure saide Soveraigne Lorde, to such Parties, where as the Contenue of the saide Letters in fourme autentique shuld be requisite and necessary to be had and shewed, and that it were Perillous and Jeoperdous to bere the saide Originall Letters unto the saide Parties, we wold Exemplifie and Transsume the saide Letters Word for Word withoute Chaunge, Addition, or Diminution in any parte, and thereuppon procede, do, and decerne in passyng and spedyng Letters of Transsumpt under the Seale of our Office of Mairalte, so and in suche wise that as grete Feith might and aught be given to suche a Transsumpt as to the said Letters Originalles, both in Jugement and oute of Jugement, in every place;
The Tenour of the saide Originall Letters is suche as foloweth.
Be It Kend To All Men, be thie present Letters, Ws, Walter Bartrahame Provest of the Tone of Edinburgh in Scotland, and the hale Fellowschip of Merchands, Burgesses, and Communite of the same toune, &c. ut supra in Literis Dat. 4 Aug. tunc sic,
We therefore the said Mair and Aldermen, understondyng the Desire and Petition of the said Gartier King of Armes to be goode, lawful, and neces- sary, Knowlege and Confesse that the said Originall Letters be of the Tenour and sealed in maner and fourme before expressed,
And therefore, at the Instance, Desire, and Petition of the said Gartier, we have Decerned and Decerne the said Letters to be Exemplified and Transsumed under the Seale of our Office of Mairaltie, and that no lesse Feith be geven unto the Transsumpt so passed and made, than unto the said Letters Originalles neither in Jugement nor out of Jugement.
In witnesse whereof, in the presence of the discrete Persone John Parker Notary Publique, and of William Dunthorn Secretary of the said Citee, John Hert Gentilman, and Pers Legeander, Witnesses by us, at the request of the said Gartier, therto called and required, we have made our said Seale of Office of Mairaltie to be put to thise presentes, and commaunded the said Notary to set his Signe Notariall to the same, the said eleventh Day of Octobre, the Yereof our Lord God MCCCCLXXXII. and the Yere of the Reign of our said moste Dradde Soveraigne Lord xxii.
And I John Parker, Notary Publiquè by Auctorite Imperiall, unto the seid shewing of the seid Gartier Kyng of Armes of the seid Letters, in Paper sealed in Placquart wise, unto the seid Right Worshipful Mair and Aldermen in the Counseill Chamber aforeseid, and to other the Premisses, like as they were doon afore the seid Right Worshipful Mair and Aldermen, the seid eleventh Day of Octobre, the seid Yere of our Lord MCCCCLXXXII. and the twelfth Yere of the Pontificacie of our moost Holy Fader and Lord Pope Sixte the Fourth, and the Yere of the Regne of our seid moost Dradde Souverain Lord the xxii. and the xvi. Indiction, togiders with the Witnesses afore reherced, I was present in my propre Persone, and alle those thyngs so to be doon I sawe and herde, and therfor these present Letters or this present Transumpt, truly writen by an other Mannes Hande, atte Commaundement of the seid Right Worshipful Mair and Aldermen, and atte request of the seid King of Armes, I have Published and Dressed in Publique Fourme, and my Name and Signe Notariall accustumed I have sette unto the same, with myn oune proper Hande, required thereunto in more Witnesse of the Premisses.
Johannes Parker.
Sub Sigillo praefatorum Majoris & Communitatis Civitatis Londoniae de Cera rubea pendente a duplici cauda Permagenae.
Oct. 12. The K. prefers the return of the sums already paid to the fulfilment of the marriage of his daughter Cecilia with James, eldest son of the K. of Scotland, and sends garter king-of-arms and Northumberland herald to notify the same to the provost and burgesses of Edinburgh. Westm.
O. xii. 165. H. v. p. iii. 124.
Commissio ad Notificandum Voluntatem Regis Super Conventionibus praelibatis.
An. 22. E. 4. Ex Autogr.
Edward
, by the Grace of God, King of Englond and of Fraunce and Lorde of Ireland, to all, to whom thes present Wryting schall com, Gretyng.
We have seyne certayne Lettres, made and passed, under the Comene Seal of the Towne of Edinbourgh in Scotland, by the Provest, Burgesses, Marchantes, and Cominalte of the same Towne, beryng Date the fourth Day of Auguste thys present Yere of our Lorde Mil. CCCC. LXXXII. conteyning in effecte, that,
Whereas it was some tyme commened and aggreed betwene Us of the oo Partye, and the Hygh and Mighty Prince James Kyng of Scottys oure Cousine of the other Partye, that Mariage and Matrimonye shulde have bene solemnized and had bitwixe James the fyrste begoten Son of our seyde Cousyn and our Right entirely beloved Doughter Cicile,
And that by us, for the seid Mariage to have been performed, certain and diverse grete Sommes of Money ben Paide and Contented,
Walter Bartrame Provest of the Town of Edinburgh in Scotlond, and the hole Feleship of Marchanntes, Burgeissez, and Communite of the seide Towne have Bounde theymselfe, theire Heires and Successours,
That if it were our Pleasur that the seid Mariage shuld be performed according to the seide Communication and Wryting theruppon passed, that then it shuld be wele and truly kepte and accomplisshed on the Partye of our seid Cousin the Kyng of Scottes,
And if it were not our Pleasir to have the seide Mariage perfourmed and accomplisshed, that then the seide Walter Provest, Burgeissez, Marchanntes, and Communite of the seid Town or eny of theym shuld Pay and Content unto Us all the seid Summes of Money that was payde for the seid Mariage at lyke Termes and Dayes immediately ensuying the Refusaile of the seide Mariage, and in such lyke maner and fourme as the seid Sommes were afore delivered, contented, and payed,
Provided alwey that we shuld geve notice of our Pleaser and Election in the Premisses in Takyng or Refusyng the seid Mariage, or of the Repayment of the seid Sommes of Money to our seid Cousin the Kyng of Scottes, or Lordes of his Counceile, or to the seide Provest and Marchanntes, or eny of theym wythin the Royme of Scotlond beyng for the tyme, afore the Feste of Hallowis then nexte to com, as in the seide Lettres it is conteyned more at large,
Wherefore we the seide Edward Kyng of Englond and of Fraunce, willyng to declare our Mynde, Pleaser, and Election touchyng the Premisses, wythin the tyme in the seide Lettres expressed, for dyverse greate Causes and Considerations us movyng, have chosen the Partye to have the Repayment of all suche Money as we have payde in contemplation of the seide Mariage, Refusyng and Refuse for the seid Causes and Considerations the perfourmyng and accomplysshement of the seide Mariage,
And therefore We let you wytte, that, trustyng upon the Fetth, Trouth, and Diligence of our Trusty and Welbeloved Sarvante Gartier Kyng of Armes, and of Northumberlond Herault, We have Made, Ordeigned, and Constitute, jointly and severally, the same Gartier and Northumberlond, our Ambassadours, Oratours, Procuratours, Factours, and Masseagers,
Charging and commaundyng theym, and over that gevyng to theym and either of theim, by thes Presentes, full Power, Licence, and Auctorite to go and adresse theymself unto the Royme of Scotlond, there to Notifye unto such Persones as, by vertue of the seide Lettres, Notification or Knowledge ought to be made unto, namely and principally to the Provest, Burgeissez, Marchanntes, and Communalte of the seid Towne of Edinburgh or eny of theim within the seid Royaulme of Scotlond for the tyme being, afore the Feste of All halowys nexte to com Oure Pleaser and Election in the Premisses,
And that we have utterly refusyd the seid Mariage, and Takyn us to have the Repayment of alle such Sommes of Money as for occasion of the seide betrusted Mariage We have payde and contented afore thys tyme,
Promittyng in the Word of a Kyng that by all suche Notification, Declaration and Knowlege of our said Pleaser and Election as the saide Gartier and Herault, or the on of theym shall, in fourme above expressed, make and publisshe in thys Party, We shall abyde and the same holde ferme and stable to th'entent in the seid Lettres conteigned, under Obligation and Plege of all oure Goodes.
In Witnesse whereof We have doon thies oure Lettres to be made Patentes.
Yeven under our Greate Seale at oure Palois of Westminster the xii Day of October in the xxii Yere of our Reigne.
Ive.
Per ipsum Regem.
Sub Magno Sigillo de Cerâ glauci coloris, pendente a caudâ Pergamenae
.
Oct. 21. Licence to the prior and convent of Christchurch, Canterbury, to import 33 casks of French wine yearly. Westm.
O. xii. 166. H. v. p. iii. 124.
Pro Monasterio Ecclesiae Christi Cantuariensis.
An. 22. E. 4. Pat. 22. E. 4. p. 2. m. 28.
Rex omnibus, ad quos &c. Salutem.
Sciatis quòd,
Cùm, praetextu ac virtute Concessionum, per Progenitores carissimi Consanguinei nostri Lodowici Franciae, Praedecessoribus nunc Prioris & Conventûs Monasterii Ecclesiae Christi Cantuariensis & eorum Successoribus factarum, de Triginta & Tribus Doliis Vini, annuatim de Crescentia Partium Franciae, Gasconiae, & Burdegaliae, in Regnum Angliae adducendis, iidem Prior & Conventus habeant & percipiant aut habere & percipere debeant sibi & Successoribus suis Triginta & Tria Dolia Vini, singulis Annis de Crescentia dictarum Partium in Regnum Angliae a Partibus illis adducta & adducenda,
Nos ob sinceram & internam Devotionem & Amorem, quos ad idem Monasterium & ad Gloriosum Martirem Sanctum Thomam habemus & intendimus, volentes pro Nobis & Haeredibus nostris praefatos nunc Priorem & Conventum & eorum Successores de omnibus Custumis & Subsidiis praedictorum Triginta & trium Doliorum Vini, per Annum eisdem Priori & Conventui & eorum Successoribus ut supradictum est concessorum, Nobis debitis & debendis, erga Nos & Haeredes nostros singulis Annis futuris penitùs Exonerari & Acquietari, de Gratiâ nostrâ speciali, ac ex certâ scientiâ & mero motu nostris, Concedimus, pro Nobis & Haeredibus nostris, praefatis nunc Priori & Conventui, & eorum Successoribus, quòd exnunc, singulis Annis imperpetuum, ipsi per se, Factores, Attornatos, Servientes, aut Deputatos suos, Indigenas vel Alienigenas, sive eorum aliquem Triginta & Tria Dolia Vini, a quibuscumque Partibus Regni Franciae, in quacumque Navi sive quibuscumque Navibus aut Vasis, in quemcumque Portum sive quoscumque Portus Regni nostri Angliae adducere & ad Terram ponere valeant, absque aliquibus Custumis aut Subsidiis, sive aliis Deveriis, Nobis aut Haeredibus nostris, aut Collectoribus, sive Custumariis, sive aliis Officiariis, in aliquo hujusmodi Portu pro tempore existentibus, solvendis sive reddendis, & absque aliquibus Prisis, pro Nobis & Haeredibus nostris, de Vinis illis ullo modo capiendis sive habendis, & absque impetitione sive impedimento nostri, aut Haeredum nostrorum, aut Collectorum, Custumariorum, Capitalis Pincernae Angliae, aut aliorum Officiariorum sive Ministrorum nostrorum aut Haeredum nostrorum seu aliorum quorumcumque,
Et Volumus & Concedimus, pro Nobis & Haeredibus nostris, praefatis nunc Priori & Conventui, & eorum Successoribus, quòd ipsi, & eorum Successores, ac omnes Collectores Custumarii & Officiarii praedicti, & eorum quilibet, de omnibus Custumis & Subsidiis omnium hujusmodi Triginta & Trium Doliorum Vini per Annum, aliquo Anno ante nunc adductorum, & exnunc in aliquem hujusmodi Portum adducendorum, de quibus ipsi Prior & Conventus & Successores sui praedicti aut hujusmodi Collectores sive Custumarii erga Nos & Haeredes nostros onerari, impeti, seu occasionari debeant aut valeant, ac de Prisis praedictis & Precio eorumdem erga Nos & Haeredes nostros Exonerentur & Acquietentur, & eorum quilibet Exoneretur & Acquietetur; aliquo Statuto, Actu, Ordinatione, Provisione, sive Restrictione quacumque, ante haec tempora factâ, editâ, sive provisâ, aut quòd expressa mentio de vero Valore Annuo Custumarum & Subsidiorum praedictorum in praesentibus facta non existit, in aliquo non obstante.
In cujus &c.
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, vicesimo primo Die Octobris.
Per Breve de Privato Sigillo.
Oct. 27. Notification by garter king-of-arms to the provost and commonalty of Edinburgh of the K.'s decision concerning the marriage of his daughter Cecilia. Edinburgh.
O. xii. 167. H. v. p. iii. 125.
Instrumentum super Executione Commissionis nuper memoratae.
An. 22. E. 4. Ex Autogr.
In Dei Nomine Amen.
Per praesens Publicum Instrumentum cunctis appareat evidenter quòd, Anno Domini Millesimo, Quadringentesimo, Octuagesimo secundo, Indictione primâ, Pontificatûs Sanctissimi in Christo Patris & Domini nostri Domini Sixti, Divinâ Providentiâ, Papae Quarti Anno duodecimo, Mensis verò Octobris Die vicesimo septimo, in Vestibulo Ecclesiae Parochialis Sancti Aegidii Villae de Edinbourgh Dioecesis Sancti Andreae in Scotia situatae, coram Venerabilibus, Discretis, & Honestis Viris, Patricio Baron Praeposito, David Crawford Ballivo, ac Waltero Bartrem, Roberto of Bonkyll, Georgio Bartrem, Bartholomeo Carins, Georgio Barker, Roberto Vassyr, Willielmo Farley, Mercatoribus & Burgensibus dictae Villae de Edinburgh, ac nonnullis aliis ejusdem Villae Mercatoribus, Burgensibus, & Communitatibus in mei Johannis Richardson Notarii Publici subscripti, & Testium infranominatorum Praesentiâ, constitutus personaliter Discretus Vir Gartier Rex Armorum, Nuncius, Serviens, Procurator, Orator, Factor, & Ambassiator, ut asseruit, Christianissimi Principis & Domini Domini Edwardi, Dei gratiâ, Regis Angliae & Franciae, ac Domini Hiberniae, tenens & habens in manibus suis quandam pergameni Scedulam, & inter caetera tunc ibidem communicatam idem Gartier eandem Scedulam & Contenta in eadem publicè altâ & intelligibili voce legit, sub isto qui sequitur Tenore Verborum,
I Gartier Kyng of Armys, Servannt, Proctour, and Messager unto the most High and Myghty Prince my moost Drad Souverain Lord Lord Edward, by the Grace of God, King of Englond and of France, and Lord of Irland, by vertue of certaine Lettres of Procuracye here redy to be shewed by me by my seid Souverain Lord made and yeven, make Notice, and yeve Knowlich unto you Provost, Burgeyses, Marchannts, and Communite of the Towne of Edinbourgh in Scotland, that whereas it was somtime Comowned and Agreed betwix my seid Souverain Lord on the oon Partye, and the Right High and Myghty Prince Jamys King of Scotts on the other Partye, that Mariage and Matrimonye shuld have ben solemnized and had bitwix James the First begoten Son of the seid King of Scotts and Cicile Doughter to my seid Souverain Lord the King of Englond, and for the seid Mariage ben performed, certain and diverse grete Sommes of Money ben paid and contentid by my said Souverain Lord, which Sommes of Money in caas of Refusal of the said Mariage by my said Souverain Lord to be made and declared, ye the said Provost, Burgeses, Marchannts, and Comminaulte, and every of you be Bound and Obliged by your Lettres under the Comown Sele of the Town of Edinbourgh to Repaye unto his Highnesse undre like Forme and at such Termes as thei wer furst paid, so that the King my Souverain Lord wold make Notice and Knowlech of his Pleasire and Election in Taking or Refusing of the said Mariage or of the Repayement of the seid Sommes of Money befor the Fest of Alhalows next to com, like as in your seid Lettres, bering Date att Edinbourgh the fourth Day of August last passed, it was conteigned all att large, the Pleasire and Election of my said Souverain Lord for diverse Causes and Considerations hym moving is to Refuse th'accomplissing of the said Mariage, and to have the Repayement of all such Sommes of Money, as by occasion the same betrusted Mariage his Highnesse hath paid, the seid Repayement to be had of you Provost, Burgeises, Marchannts, and Communite, and every of you, your Heirs and Successours, according to your Bond and Obligation afor rehersed; and therof I yeve you Notice and Knowlich by this Writing, which I delyver unto you, within the Terme in your seid Lettres lymitted and expressed, to all Entents and Effectes which therof may ensue.
Post cujus quidem Scedulae Lectionem supradictus Gartier quoddam Procuratorium, Mandatum, sive Litteras Procuratorii, Magno Sigillo ipsius Christianissimi Principis Edwardi Regis memorati, ut apparuit, in cerâ glauci coloris sigillatas:In cujus Sigilli medio ex parte una insculpta erat Ymago Regis Coronati in Throno sedentis, in manuque suâ Dextrâ Sceptrum habentis, & in manu suâ sinistrâ quoddam Pomum sive Pilam Rotundam tenentis, & in ipsius Sigilli Circumferentiâ scripta erant ista verba, viz. EDWARDUS, DEI GRATIA, REX ANGLIAE ET FRANCIAE, ET DOMINUS HIBERNIAE; in alterâ verò Parte illius Sigilli sculpta erat Figura Regis sive Hominis Armati, sedentis super Equum, tenentis in manu suâ Dextrâ Gladium, & ante Pectus quendam Clipeum gerentis, & in ejusdem Sigilli Rotunditate ex illa Parte scripta fuerunt verba sequentia, scilicet, EDWARDUS, DEI GRATIA, REX ANGLIAE ET FRANCIAE, ET DOMINUS HIBERNIAE.
Cujus quidem Procuratorii Tenor talis est,
Edward, by the Grace of God, King of Englond &c.
Tunc ibidem coram ipsis Venerabilibus Viris exhibuit & monstravit, ac idem Procuratorium sive easdem Litteras Procuratorii, unà cum Scedulâ praedictâ eis tradidit & liberavit; qui quidem Patricius Praepositus memoratus ipsa Procuratorium & Scedulam a manibus dicti Gartier gratanter, ut apparuit, recepit, & penes se custodivit; & consequenter Vicesimo nono Die dicti Mensis Octobris, Anno Domini, Indictione, Pontificatu, & Loco in Principio praesentis Instrumenti designatis, coram eisdem Venerabilibus Viris Patricio Praeposito, & David Ballivo praedictis, ac Archibaldo of Totrick & Patricio Bawbrynny Ballivis, Thomâ Zare & Willielmo of Rynde Burgensibus & Mercatoribus, ut asserebatur, dictae Villae de Edinburgh, & nonnullis aliis dictae Villae Mercatoribus & Burgensibus, in mei Johannis Notarii supradicti & Testium infranominatorum praesentiâ constitutus personaliter quidam Ricardus Lawson, dictae Villae Communis Clericus sive Recordator, supradicto Gartier, tunc ibidem praesenti, ista verba subsequentia, sive alia eis in effectu consimilia, publicè altâ & intelligibili voce dixit, protulit, & emisit, viz.
We understand by your Kyngs Writting, and by you, the Pleasure and Election of your King according to his Writting; and we trust to God that at the Day of Payment of the Money, your Kings Grace shall be so contentid, that he shall hold hym pleased, and your Kings Writting is right welcome unto us:And we pray you of your good Report to your King, and that ye will recommend us to hym.
Super quibus Praemissis ipse Gartier me Notarium Publicum subscriptum sibi unum vel plura Publicum seu Publica Instrumentum sive Instrumenta conficere requisivit.
Acta sunt haec, prout suprascribuntur & recitantur, sub Anno Domini, Indictione, Pontificatu, Mense, Diebus, & Loco praedictis; Praesentibus tunc ibidem in supradictae Scedulae Lectione, ipsiusque Procuratorii Exhibitione, Ostensione, Liberatione, & Receptione eorundem, Willielmo Wra aliàs Cok of Wra & Petro Geander, Dunelmensis & Lantigarensis Dioecesuum; Praesentibus etiam in dictorum Verborum, sic ut praefertur per ipsum Ricardum Lawson prolatorum, Emissione & Prolatione dictis Willielmo Wra aliàs Cok of Wra, & Petro Geander, ac Northumberland Haraldo Armorum, Nicholao Hawley, & Roberto Lawnder, Cicestrensis, Coventrensis, & Lichfeldensis, ac Eborum Dioecesuum, Testibus ad Praemissa vocatis specialiter & rogatis.
Et ego Johannes Richardson Clericus Karliolensis Dioecesis, Publicus Auctoritate Apostolica Notarius, praemissae Scedulae Lectioni, ac dicti Procuratorii Exhibitioni, Ostensioni, Liberationi, & Receptioni; caeterisque Praemissis omnibus & singulis, dum sic, ut praemittitur, sub Anno Domini, Indictione, Pontificatu, Mense, Diebus, & Loco praedictis agebantur & fiebant, unà cum praenominatis Testibus Praesens personaliter interfui, eaque omnia & singula sic fieri vidi & audivi, praesens quoque Publicum Instrumentum, manu meâ propriâ scriptum, exindè confeci, publicavi, & in hanc Publicam Formam redegi, Signoque & Nomine meis solitis & consuetis signavi rogatus & requisitus in Fidem & Testimonium omnium & singulorum Praemissorum.
Et constat michi Notario antedicto de Interlineatione harum Dictionum Lord, right, witt takin, quas approbo ego Notarius memoratus.
Ad imum Signi,
Johannes Richardson.
Testimonium fidele perhibeo.
Nov. 14. Sir William Parre, Sir James Haryngton, Sir James Tyrell, John Wallyngton, and three others, are appointed commissioners for performing the office of constable of England, and sir Thomas Grey is appointed vice-marshal. Westm.
O. xii. 169. H. v. p. iii. 126.
De Officiariis Constabulariatus Angliae constitutis.
An. 22. E. 4. Pat. 22. E. 4. p. 1. m. 2.
Rex omnibus, ad quos &c. Salutem.
Sciatis Nos,
De Fidelitate, Circumspectione, & Industria Nobis Dilectorum Dominorum Willielmi Parre, Jacobi Haryngton, Jacobi Tyrell, Militum (quorum unum eorum, altero absente, hac vice Viceconstabularium esse volumus) & Magistrorum, Johannis Wallyngton, Willielmi Lacy, Willielmi Fuller, & Georgii Warde, in Legibus Bacallariorum, plurimùm confidentes,
Fecisse, Ordinâsse, Deputâsse, ac Praesentium Tenore Constituisse, ipsos Willielmum, Jacobum, Jacobum, & Johannem, Willielmum, Willielmum, & Georgium, Commissarios nostros Generales in Officio Constabulariatûs nostri Angliae,
Ipsosque Willielmum, Jacobum, Jacobum, & Johannem, Willielmum, Willielmum, & Georgium Commissarios nostros, ut praedicitur, Deputamus, Ordinamus, & Constituimus,
Habendum & Occupandum dictum Officium iisdem, Willielmo, Jacobo, Jacobo, & Johanni, Willielmo, Willielmo, & Georgio, & eorum cuilibet, conjunctim & divisim,
Damus insuper, & per Praesentes Concedimus eisdem Willielmo, Jacobo, Jacobo, & Johanni, Willielmo, Willielmo, & Georgio, Auctoritatem & Potestatem ad cognoscendum, Prcedendum, & Statuendum de & super Causis, Querelis, Negotiis, Excessibus, Criminibus, tàm publicis quàm privatis quibuscumque, cujuscumque Naturae seu Conditionis fuerint, etiam si Capitalia forent pro quibus Poena Capitis esset infligendum, quorum Cognitio ad Officium Curiae Constabulariatûs nostri Angliae & Judices ejusdem de jure sive de confuetudine dinoscitur seu debeat pertinere, etiam quemadmodùm Causae, Querelae, & Negotia Excessus & Crimina hujusmodi in Curiâ praedictâ, tempore, bonae memoriae, Edwardi, quondam Regis Angliae, illo Nomine Primo Progenitoris nostri, pertinere & citra consueverunt,
Necnon de & super ac in quibuscumque Negotiis etiam Crimina Laesae Magestatis, per quoscumque Subditos nostros tàm infra Regnum Angliae quàm Villâ Calesii, ac partibus eisdem adjacentibus, aut alibi ubicumque in Locis, Jurisdictionibus, Potestati & imperio nostris quomodolibet subjectis, qualitercumque commissa concernentibus, & ad nostram Cognitionem, Correctionem, & Punitionem, ex Praerogativa, Corona, & Imperio nostro, mero aut mixto Jure seu Consuetudine spectantia & pertinentia, Causas & Negotia hujusmodi sive Crimina & Excessus, ex Officio mero mixto vel promoto, seu ad Partis alicujus instantiam contigerit inchoari aut attemptari, cum omnibus & singulis suis emergentibus, incidentibus, dependentibus, & Connexis quibuscumque, Audiendum, Discutiendum, & Fine legitimo atque debito Terminandum & Exequendum,
Necnon ad Procedendum de & super Excessibus, Criminibus etiam Laesae Magestatis per Accusationem, Inquisitionem, seu Denunciationem, summariè & de plano sine strepitu & figura judicii, prout vobis Commissariis nostris antedictis videbitur expedire, solâ Facti veritate inspectâ, ac Appellatione remotâ, cum cujuslibet Poenae sive Cohertionis legitimae in hac parte plenariâ Potestate,
Caeteraque omnia & singula quae ad Officium praedictum pertinent & pertinere debent Faciendum, Excercendum, Expediendum, & Exequendum, assumpto vobis in Actorum vestrorum Scribam aliquo fideli Tabellione qui singula conscribat Acta in praemissis Negotiis, Tenore Praesentium, Committimus Vices nostras,
Volumus etiam & Deputamus Dilectum & Fidelem nostrum Thomam Grey Militem in hac vice Vicemarescallum nostrum, & quòd praefatis Viceconstabulario & Commissariis associetur & assisat judicialiter in Praemissis,
Mandantes eidem Thomae Praesentium per Tenorem quòd omnia, quae ad Officium Vicemarescalli pertinent facienda, faciat & exequatur, prout decet.
In cujus &c.
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, decimo quarto Die Novembris.
Per ipsum Regem.
Nov. 23. Safe conduct for James K. of Scotland. Oburn.
O. xii. 170. H. v. p. iii. 126.
De Salvo Conductu pro Rege Scotorum, cum Mille Personis in Comitiva sua.
An. 22. E. 4. Scot. 22. E. 4. m. 5.
Rex universis & singulis Admirallis, Capitaneis, Castellanis, & eorum Locatenentibus, Custumariis, Custodibus Portuum Maris, & aliorum Locorum Maritimorum, necnon Vicecomitibus, Majoribus, Ballivis, Constabulariis, ac aliis Officiariis, Ministris, Ligeis, & Subditis nostris quibuscumque infra Libertates & extra, tàm per Terram quàm per Mare constitutis, ad quos &c. Salutem.
Cùm inter Christianae Religionis Principes saltem Majores nil Amicitiae observantiâ praestantius, amabilius, copulatius, quae sit quâ eorum Jura tutantur & conservantur, suisque Ditionibus Subditi Locupletiores efficiuntur, & Immanissimi Barbari Thurcique Christi Inimicissimi Faciliùs expugnantur,
Nec equidem Epistolis Internunciisve ipsa Amicitia ita copulata efficitur, sicuti cùm Principibus coram celebratur & Celebrata firmatur,
Et quia Potentissimus Scotorum Princeps, Confrater Consanguineusque noster carissimus, cum quo & Affinitate & Amicitiae Foedere connexi fuerimus, Ambianis Peregrinatum ire Sancti Johannis Reliquias Visurus prope-diem duxerit,
Sciatis quòd Nos, cùm nil optatius quàm ipsum Confratrem nostrum hoc in Regno vifere, eique pro viribus morem gerere coramque loqui, & pro utriusque nostrûm nostrorumque Regnorum Subditorum Commodo ut maturiùs tractare valeamus, ex mero motu & certâ Scientiâ nostrâ suscepimus in salvum Commeatum & securum Conductum nostrum, ac in Protectionem, Tuitionem, & Defensionem nostras speciales, eundem Illustrissimum Principem Confratrem & Consanguineum nostrum Jacobum, Divinâ etiam Gratiâ, Scotorum Regem, cum Mille Viris sive Servientibus, vel infra, in ejus Obsequio, Familiâ, Comitave Armatis vel non Armatis (cujuscumque Gradûs, Ordinis, Nationis, seu Conditionis existant) in Regnum nostrum Angliae, per Terram, Mare, vel Aquas dulces & recentes, equestrè vel pedestrè, cum Equis, Hernesiis, Bogeis, Jocalibus, Moneta, Auro Argento monetato sive non monetato, Literis & Scripturis clausis & apertis, aliis Rebus & Bonis suis quibuscumque, salvò & securè Veniendo, ibidem Morando, Perhendinando, Peregrinando, & Conversando, ac totiens quotiens ei visum fuerit expedire, equestrè vel pedestrè, per Terram, Mare, vel Aquas dulces, durante praesenti salvo Conductu nostro, Repatriando, Revertendo, & Redeundo, per quoscumque Portus nostrae Ditionis, absque Impedimento vel Arestamento, propter quaecumque Debita, Offensas, Treugarum Infractiones, Obsidia, Finantias, Quaestiones, ac Querelas quascumque ante Datam Praesentium, quibuscumque Personis quavis ratione spectantia, & Literis etiam Marquae, Contromarquae, Reprisaliarum Debiti, Compoti, vel Conventionis, ac aliis motivis non obstantibus quibuscumque;
Et ideò vobis Mandamus quòd ipsum Confratrem & Consanguineum nostrum, cum Viris sive Servientibus suis praedictis, in Regnum nostrum praedictum in forma praedicta, cum Equis, Hernesiis, Bogeis, Jocalibus, Moneta, Auro, Argento monetato sive non monetato, Literis, Scripturis, Bonis, & Rebus suis quibuscumque praedictis, salvò & securè, ibidem Morando, Perhendinando, Peregrinando, & Conversando, ac totiens quotiens eis visum fuerit expedire, equestrè vel pedestrè, per Terram, Mare, & Aquas dulces, durante praesenti, Salvo Conductu nostro, in formâ praedictâ, Repatriando, Revertendo, & Redeundo, cum ea qua decet Reverentia, Recipiatis, Manuteneatis, Protegatis, & Defendatis,
Non inferentes ei, aut ejus alicui Servientium, seu quantum in vobis est ab aliis inferri permittentes, Injuriam, Molestiam, Dampnum, Violentiam, Impedimentum aliquod, seu Gravamen;
Et si quid ei, seu ejus alicui Servientum Forisfactum sive Injuriatum fuerit, id ei & ejus cuilibet Servientum sine dilatione debitè Corrigi & Reformari faciatis;
Concedimus insuper & Volumus, licet per aliquem aliquosve quoscumque & quotcumque dictorum Virorum sive Servientum ejusdem Confratris nostri, ad hujus nostri Salvi Conductûs Forisfacturam, aliquod Actum, Gestum, sive Perpetratum fuerit, quòd iste Salvus Conductus noster quoad eundem Consanguineum nostrum, & caeteros praedictos Viros sive ejus Servientes, non eo minus in suo Robore maneat & Effectu.
In cujus &c. per Biennium duraturas.
Teste Rege apud Oburn, vicesimo tertio die Novembris.
Per ipsum Regem.
Dec. 14. Power for John bp. of Rochester and sir Edward Widevile to treat with Alexander Inglyssh, dean of Dunkeld, and Lyon king-of-arms, for the marriage of Margaret, sister of James K. of Scotland, with Antony earl of Ryvers. Westm.
O. xii. 171. H. v. p. iii. 126.
De Matrimonio pro Sorore Regis Scotorum.
An. 22. E. 4. Ibid. m. 6.
Rex universis & singulis, praesentes Literas inspecturis, Salutem.
Cùm inter Excellentissimum & Potentissimum Principem Fratrem & Consanguineum nostrum Carissimum Jcaobum, Dei gratiâ, Scotorum Regem, ex una, Nosque, ex altera Partibus, nonnulla Colloquia & Internuncia superioribus Diebus intervenerunt, de & super Foedere Matrimoniali inter Illustrissimam Dominam Consanguineam nostram carissimam Margaretam Sororem Germanam ipsius Fratris nostri, ac praedilectum Consanguineum nostrum Antonium Comitem de Ryvers Dominum de Scales, per Dei Gratiam contrahendo,
Nos,
Volentes Negotium hujusmodi debitum & felicem sortiri Effectum,
De Fidelitatibus, Circumspectionibus, & Industriis, Reverendi in Christo Patris Johannis Roffensis Episcopi Custodis Privati Sigilli nostri, ac Praedilecti nostri Edwardi Widevile Militis, pleniùs confidentes,
Ipsos nostros veros Commissarios, Oratores, & Nuncios speciales Facimus, Constituimus, Deputamus, & Ordinamus per Praesentes,
Dantes & Concedentes eisdem Oratoribus, Commissariis, & Nunciis nostris Potestatem generalem & Mandatum speciale, Nomine nostro, & pro Nobis, cum Honorabilibus Viris, Magistro Alexandro Inglyssh Decano Dunkeldensi, & Lyon Armorum Rege, Ambaxiatoribus, Oratoribus, & Commissariis praefati Fratris nostri, de & super Negotio hujusmodi Matrimoniali Tractandi & Communicandi, Advisamentum, Consilium, & Consensum nostrum ad Perfectionem ejusdem Matrimonii Adhibendi & Praestandi,
Promittendique & Nos Obligandi ad Procurandum, quantum in Nobis est, quòd dictus Comes praefatam Dominam Margaretam legittimè accipiet in Uxorem, Terrasque ad valorem annuum qualis inter Partes praedictas poterit concordari, pro Dotalitio eidem Margaretae assignabit, & de eisdem ipsam aut alias Personas, de quibus praefato Fratri nostro videbitur, juxta Consuetudinem Regni nostri Angliae, ad usum ejusdem Dominae Margaretae Infeodabit,
Et, pro majori Securitate Dotalitii hujusmodi, Promittendi Nomine nostro, Nosque firmiter Obligandi, quòd Literas nostras Patentes, de & super Dotalitio hujusmodi dabimus in bona & sufficienti formâ Tempus & Locum Solempnisationis Matrimonii ejusdem, Expensis nostris faciendas, intra Fines Regni nostri Angliae, cum omnibus exinde dependentibus Statuendi & Praefigendi,
Caeteraque Faciendi, Excercendi, & Expediendi quae in Praemissis necessaria fuerint seu quomodolibet oportuna, etiam si Mandatum de se magis exigant speciale;
Promittentes, bonâ Fide & in Verbo Regio, habituros Nos Ratum & Gratum quidquid pro Nobis & Nomine nostro, per dictos Commissarios & Oratores nostros, Dictum, Advisatum, Provisum, Gestum, Scriptum, Actum, Appunctuatum, Concordatum, seu Conclusum fuerit in Praemissis, seu aliquo Praemissorum, sub Ypoteca & Obligatione omnium Bonorum nostrorum praesentium & futurorum.
In cujus &c.
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, decimo quarto die Decembris.
Per ipsum Regem.