Rymer's Foedera with Syllabus
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'Rymer's Foedera with Syllabus: January-June 1483', Rymer's Foedera Volume 12, pp. 172-192. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=115518 Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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1483. Jan. 12. Commission of Alexander duke of Albany to Archibald earl of Angus, Andrew lord le Gray, and sir James Liddale, of Halkerston, to treat with the K. of England. Westm.
O. xii. 172. H. v. p. iii. 127.
De Ambassiatoribus Ducis Albaniae.
An. 22. E. 4. Ex Autogr.
Universis Et Singulis, ad quorum Notitias praesentes Litterae pervenerint, Alexander Dux Albaniae, COMES Marchiae, Marre, & Garioch, DOMINUSQUE Vallis Anandiae, &c. Salutem.
Sciatis me,
Confisum de Fide, Legalitate, & Fiduciâ, Nobilium Dominorum, Archebaldi Comitis Angusiae, Domini Douglas, & Abirnethy, Andreae Domini le Gray, & Jacobi Liddale de Halkerston Militis, meorum Consanguineorum & Conciliariorum praedilectorum,
Fecisse, Constituisse, & Ordinâsse, necnon, Praesentium Tenore, Facere, Constituere, & Ordinare eosdem, meos Consanguineos & Conciliarios praedilectos, meos indubitatos & solempnes Ambassiatores, Commissarios, ac Nuncios speciales,
Dantes & Concedentes dictis meis Ambassiatoribus & Commissariis, ac eorum Duobus, conjunctim, meam plenariam Potestatem, Facultatem, & Mandatum speciale,
Ad Communicandum, Tractandum, Concludendum, Indentandum, & Sigillandum cum Serenissimo & Potentissimo Principe Edwardo Rege Angliae, ea quae inter suam Serenitatem inclitam & Me, apud Castrum de Fothringahame Communicata, Tractata, & Acta fuere,
Ac omnia alia & singula Faciendum, Appunctuandum, Concludendum, & Sigillandum, quae pro sui incliti Statûs, suorumque Haeredum & Successorum, ac mei meorum Haeredum & Successorum, alto Honore communique Felicitate & Utilitate expedientia pro perpetuo videbantur & oportuna;
Promittens Me Juramento solempni ac Fide optimâ Ratum & Gratum, Firmumque Stabile habere & habiturum totum & quicquid dicti mei Ambassiatores & Commissarii cum memorato Principe & Rege Inclitissimo, pro Se, Haeredibus, & Successoribus suis, ac pro Me, Haeredibus, & Successoribus meis imperpetuum commodè duxerint Concludendum & Sigillandum.
Dat. sub Sigillo meo apud Castrum de Dunbar, Duodecimo Die Mensis Januarii, Anno Domini Millesimo, Quadringentesimo, Octuagesimo secundo.
Sub Sigillo praefati Ducis de cerâ rubeâ pendente a duplici caudâ Pargamenae.
Feb. 8. Power for Henry earl of Northumberland, John lord de Scrope, and sir William Parre to treat with the ambassadors of Alexander duke of Albany. Westm.
O. xii. 173. H. v. p. iii. 127.
De Communicando & Tractando cum praefatis Ambassiatoribus.
An. 22. E. 4. Scot. 22. E. 4. m. 3.
Rex omnibus, ad quos &c. Salutem.
Sciatis quòd Nos,
De Fide, Legalitate, & Fiduciâ, Carissimi & Fidelis Consanguinei nostri Henrici Comitis Northumbriae, Praedilecti & Fidelis nostri Johannis Domini de Scrope, ac Dilecti & Fidelis nostri Willielmi Parre Militis, Consiliariorum nostrorum, plenissimè confidentes,
Fecimus, Constituimus, & Ordinavimus, necnon, Tenore Praesentium, Facimus, Constituimus, & Ordinamus eosdem, Henricum, Comitem, Johannem, & Willielmnm, nostros veros, indubitatos, & solempnes Procuratores, Oratores, Commissarios, & Nuncios speciales;
Dantes & Concedentes eisdem, aut Duobus eorum, plenam Potestatem, Facultatem, & Mandatum speciale, ad Communicandum, Tractandum, Concludendum, Indentandum, & Sigillandum cum Nobilibus Viris & Dominis, Archibaldo Comite Angusiae, Andrea Domino le Gray, & Jacobo Liddale de Halverston Milite, Ambassiatoribus & Commissariis Praenobilis & Potentis Principis Carissimi Consanguinei nostri Alexandri Ducis Albaniae, de & super Tractatis & Actis inter Nos & praefatum Ducem in Castro nostro de Foderingay,
Ac omnia & singula Faciendum, Appunctuandum, Concludendum, & Sigillandum, quae pro utriusque. Nostrûm Statûs Haeredumque & Successorum nostrorum alto Honore, communique Felicitate & Utilitate, expedientia pro perpetuo videbuntur & oportuna;
Promittentes Ratum & Firmum pro perpetuo Nos habituros quicquid dicti nostri Oratores, Procuratores, & Commissarii, cum memoratis Ambassiatoribus, in Forma praemissa, commodè duxerint Concludendum & Sigillandum.
In cujus &c.
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, nono die Februarii.
Per ipsum Regem.
Feb. 11. Treaty between the K. of England and Alexander duke of Albany; the K. will assist him to obtain the throne of Scotland; the duke will dissolve the league between France and Scotland, will cede Berwick, will restore James earl of Douglas, and will marry one of the K.'s daughters without any expense to him. Westm.
O. xii. 173. H. v. p. iii. 127.
Conventiones cum Duce Albaniae.
An. 22. E. 4. Ex Autogr.
This Indenture, Made at Westminster by London the eleventh Day of February, in the Yere of oure Lord God, after the accompting of the Church of England, M. CCCC. LXXXII. BITWENE the Right Noble Lordis, Henry Erle of Northumberland, James Lord Scrope, and Sir William Parre Knight of the Gartier, Counsaillours, Proctours, Oratours, and Commissaries of the moost High and Excellent Prince Edward, by the Grace of God, King of England and of France, and Lord of Irland, by vertue of Lettres of Commission and Procuracye under the Grete Seale of the saide King to theim Gyven, where of the Tenour is insert at thende of thies present of the oo syde, and the Right Noble Lordis, Archibald Erle of Anguysse, Andrew Lord Grey, and Sir James Lyddall Knight, born and enherited within the Reaume of Scotland, Embassadours, Proctours, and Commissaries of the High and Mighty Prince Alexandre Duc of Albanye, within the saide Reaume of Scotland, by vertue of othre Lettres of Commission, under the Seale of the saide Duc, to theim made, whereof the Tenour is also insert at th'end of these Presentes, Treting and Appoincting with the Kingis saide Commissaries, as wele for their owne propre Interresse, as for the Part of the saide Duc and his Friendis and Wele-Willers, of the othre syde, Berith WITNESSE that it is Agreed bitwene the Commissaries of bothe sidis before named, for and in the Names of the saide Princes leiyng to gidre the Interesse aforesaide, in Maner and Fourme, and upon the Articles and Matiers that folowen.
Furst, it is Appoincted, Covenanted, Accorded, and Concluded bitwene the said Commissaries, that from this Daye fourth shal be good Amitie, Love, Favour and Friendly Intelligence bitwene the moost Excellent Prince Edward King of England and of France of the oo side, and the High and Mighty Prince Alexander Duc of Albanye of the Reaume of Scotland, on the othre side; so that bothe the saide Princis shall eithre to othre gyve all the convenient Assistence, Aide, and Supplie that they can or may to the upholde, maynteyne, and encreace of their both Estatis against alle Persones that wolde attempte the contrarye.
Item, that bitwene the Subgittis, Lovers, and Wele Willers of eithre Prince dwelling within the oo Reaume or the othre, shal be from this Day fourth, and now by thies Presentis is made, contracted, appoincted, and accorded werrey true, lawfull, and assured Treux and Abstinence of Werre for oon hool Yere by Land and Fresh Waters; Provided alwey, that the saide Subgittis, Lovers, and Wele Willers of the Duc of Albanye, be playnly and certainly Declared in Writing, to be sent unto the bothe Wardeyns of England toward Scotland from the said Duc, under his Seale, by the last Day of Marche next to come; and that suche Persones as wille not take the Parte of the saide Duc, namely, dwelling nigh the Marches of England, be also expressely Named and Certefied in the saide Writing, to th'entent that such Advantage may be taken against theim as shall be behoveful for the Partie of bothe Princes.
Item, it is Appoincted, Covenaunted, and Accorded, that during the tyme of the saide Treux and Abstinence of Werre, if any Persone or Persones belonging to the oone or the othre of the Parties aforesaide doo or attempte by wey of Fete, Hostilitie, Robberye, or otherwise any thing contrary to the Wele and Prouffit of any of the othre Partie, that Restitution and Amendis shall be made unto the Harme takers of and upon the Goodis and Persones of suche as have doon it with as good maner and diligence as it hath been at eny tyme best used, when Treux have be kept bitwene both Reames; for th'execution whereof to be truely and surely doon, th' Erle of Northumbreland for the Partie of England, and th'Erle of Anguyse for the Partie of Scotland, have promysed to put theim for this next Yere in their effectuell Devoires, as toching th'Est and Middle Marches of bothe Reaumes; and as for the West Marches, it shal be practized that my Lord of Gloucestre of England, and my Lord of Albany for Scotland, shall assure eche othre by their Writing to doo the same.
Item, the saide Embassadeurs of the Duc of Albany Promitte and Oblige the saide Duc, their Maister by thies Presentes to Entende dailye during the saide Treux, and after if nede be, to the Conquest of the Corone of Scotland, to his propre use, soo and in suche wise that thereby he ande alle the Nobles of Scotland, taking his parte, may doo the King of England and his Heires grete and mighty Service against the Occupiours of the Coroune of Fraunce.
Item, that the King of England assisting the said Duc in that Quarell, and helping him with resonnable Nombre of Men and Goodis to the Conquest of the saide Coroune of Scotland, the saide Duc shall never leve that opinion for eny Offre or Trety that can be made unto him of the Partie of James that now occupieth the Coroune there, or eny of his Issue, nor Lyve under the Ligeaunce of any of theim.
Item, the said Ambassadeurs of the saide Duc of Albanye, all three of theim, as thei be named before, have Promised and Obliged theimself by their Feithes, Honneurs, and Knighthod, that in Case, that God forbede, the saide Duc and his Heires of his Body Deceasse, in what manner or way that ever it happen, than they and all othre that they may cause withoute Fraude or Male Engin, shall never Live undre the Ligeance of eny othre Prince, but oonly of the King of England, he being their goode and gracious Prince, Helping and Rewarding theim for their Services after their Degrees and Desertis; and that they shall kepe their Castell, Houses, and Strengthes from James now King of Scottis and his Succession at alle their Powers, and against alle th'Ennemyes of the King of England aforsaid.
Item, the saide Ambassadeurx have Promised in the Name of the saide Duc, and therto by thies Presentis they have him Bounde and Obliged, that incontynent upon the taking of the saide Coroune of Scotland, and at the ferrest within forty Dayes therafter, he shall cause and make the Ligue that is bitwene France and Scotland to be utterly Broken and Adnulled, and never that nor noon othre like to be Made ne Observed by him nor his Subgittis.
Item, that forthwith that doon he shall Declare Himself and his Heires all the Nobles and Commones of that Land being and to be under his Obeissaunce for the King of England and his Heires against alle Princes being Adversaries to the King or Realme of Englande, and namely against the Occupiours of the Coroune of Fraunce; bindyng himself, his Heires, and Nobls aforesaid, to doo Service of Werre against the saide Occupiours at alle their Powers and propre Costes, whensoever therto they shal be required by the King of England for the tyme being, unto the final Conquest of the Reaume of Fraunce unto the Obeissaunce of the King of England.
Item, the saide Ambassadeurs have in the Name of the saide Duc, and also in thair propre Names, and in the Names of all their Friends, Promysed that neithre by the saide Duc, nor his Heires, nor any othre holding their part, shall be any question made hereafter, nor Title pretended to the Town and Castell of Berwyk, but that the King of England shall mowe peassibly enjoy the saide Towne and Castell at his good Wille and Pleasure.
Item, the saide Dukes Embassadours have promised in the Dukis Name, and also in the Names of Theimself and their Friendis, that whansoever it shall please the King of England to Write unto the Duc of Albanye, for Restitution of James Erle of Douglas unto his Landis, within the Realme of Scotland, they shall provide and see that he be incontynent therunto Restored according to such Convention as hath been made at this tyme bitwene th'Erle of Anguyse and Him, and also bitwene Him and the saide Embassadeurs.
Item, that the Duc being King and at Fredom of Mariage, shall take oon of the Kingis Doughters in Mariage, withoute any Charge to be borne by the King.
Item, the Commissaries of the King of England aforesaide, in Consideration of the Offeres afore reherced, have, for and in the Name of the King of England, their Souveraign Lord, Promysed and Graunted, that the King of England will and shall Helpe and Assiste the saide Duc of Albanye to the Conquest of the Coroune of Scotland and for that entent sende in alle goodly haste his Brothre the Duc of Gloucestre, his Cousin th'Erle of Northumberland, Wardeins of the Marches toward thoos Parties, they alwey to be redy upon convenyent Warnyng, to gif and sende such Aide of Archiers and othre Warrely Men to the Duc, for th'entent abovesaid, as shall be thought necessary for the Season; and namely to the Nombre of three thousand Archiers, Soulded and Paied at the Kingis Charge for six Wekis; and in cas there happe a grete Day of Rescus of the Duc, or eny othre necessary Defense for him to be Appoincted, the King will see that the Duc be Assisted and Helped by suche a Notable Armee joyned to his Friends, as with Goddis Grace shall suffise.
Alle which Things and Articles so agreed and accorded in maner and fourme above expressed, We Embassadours, Proctours, and Commissaries of the saide High and Mighty Prince the Duc of Albanye our Master afore-named, as wele for oure owne Interesse, as by vertue of oure Commission, Promitte in gode Feith in the Name of the same Duc, and also in oure owne Names, that both the said Duc oure Master and We shall holde, kepe, and observe in alle Poyntis as ferre as they touche and concerne the saide Duc and Us joyntly or severally.
The Tenours of the Commissions wher of is made mention before be suche as folowe,
Universis & singulis ad quorum Notitas praesentes Litterae pervenerint, Alexander Dux Albaniae, Comes Marchiae, Marr, & Garyeth, Dominusque Vallis Annandiae, &c. ut supra in Literis Dat. sub Sigillo meo apud Castrum de Dumbar Duodecimo Die Mensis Januarii, Anno Domini Millesimo, Quadringentesimo, Octuagesimo secundo.
Edwardus
, Dei gratiâ, Rex Angliae & Franciae, & Dominus Hiberniae, omnibus, ad quos praesentes Literae pervenerint, Salutem.
Sciatis quòd Nos,
De Fide, Legalitate, & Fiducia Carissimi & Fidelis Consanguinei nostri, &c. ut supra in Literis Datis nono Die Februarii.
In Wittenesse wherof We the saide Ambassadeurs, Proctours, and Commissaries of the saide Duc of Albanye oure Maister, have made thies Presentes, to be delivered to the saide Oratours, Proctours, and Commissaries of the saide King of England, subscribed with our Names and Signes Manuells, and set to oure Sealles at the said King of England's Palois at Weftminster, the eleventh Day of February the Yere of our Lord God above writen.
A. Erl of Angus.
Andrew Lord Gray.
James of Liddal Knight, &c.
Sigillis suis cerae rubrae a duplici cauda Pergamenae pendentibus.
Scedula adfixa
.
We Archibald Erle of Anguyse, Andrew Lord Grey, James Liddal Knight, Embassadeurs, Proctours, and Commissaries of the High and Myghti Prince Alexander Duc of Albanye of the Reaume of Scotland, Protest and Declare, by this present Writing, sealed and subscribed with our Hondis, that how be it certain Endentours be passed this Daie, that is to say, the eleventh Daie of February in the Yere of oure Lord God, after the Computation of the Churche of England, One thousand, Four hundred, Eighty two, bitwene Us and certain Commissaries of the Right High and Excellent Prince Edward King of England, concernyng certain Articles of Amytee and Abstinence of Werre, with othre Conventions expressed in the same Endentours, bitwene the said Prince, their Subgettis, Lovers, and Wele Willers, dwelling within the oo Reaume and the othre, hit is not, ne hath not be the mynde ne entent of the said Commissaries, nor of Us in Treting, Concluding, and Sealing the said Matiers, that any Innovation shuld be made on the Partie of Scotland, as touching the Reparation of Cawemylles and Blakaters Towre, nor of Bylding of eney Forteresse of Lyme and Stone, ne of Inhabiting of Scottish Men nye the Bordures of England, otherwise than thei do at this Daie, without a more speciall Communication and Tretie therupon be had and taken herafter bitwene the said Princes, by the Advise and Assent of the Wardeins of the Marches of eithre Partie; but that as touching the Reparation Bilding and Inhabiting aforsaid, all thing stond as it doth at this Daie, the said Endentures in eny wise notwithstanding; Provided alwey that the Tennants and Servants of the said Duc of Albanye, and of th'Erles of Douglas and Anguyse, such as shal be by theim certified by the last Daie of Marche next to come, to the both Wardeins of the'Englissh Partie, may saufly and surely abide upon their Londis, and Occupie the same during the said Treux and Abstinence, and that alle suche Landis as be Occupied at this Daie by suche Persones as be under the Protection of my Lord of Gloucestre, remayne Peasible unto the said Persones, withoute any thing to be attempted to the contrary by them of the Partie of the said Duc of Albanye during the said Abstinence.
Yeven at Westminster, the Yere and Day above expressed.
Feb. 15. Protection for James earl of Douglas, sent into Scotland by the K. of England. Westm.
O. xii. 176. H. v. p. iii. 128.
De Protectione pro Jacobo Comite Douglas.
An. 22. E. 4. Franc. 22. E. 4. m. 5.
Rex Omnibus, ad quos &c. Salutem.
Sciatis quòd Nos,
Ob certas notabiles & urgentes Causas & Materias Nos tangentes, Dilectum & Fidelem nostrum Jacobum Comitem Douglas ad Partes Scotiae, pro Defensione Regni nostri Angliae, contra Inimicos & Rebelles nostros ibidem, destinare & transmittere intendimus,
Hinc est quòd,
De gratiâ nostrâ speciali, ac ex certâ scientiâ & mero motu nostris, Securitati & Quieti ipsius Jacobi, dùm sic in Partibus illis super Defensione praedictâ moretur, pro Indempnitate suâ, & nè illi aliqua Violentia, Arestum, Destrictio, Imprisonamentum, vel aliquod aliud Detrimentum, occasione alicujus Debiti, Transgressionis, Conspirationis, vel alicujus alterius Contractûs, Placiti realis sive Personalis, seu Condempnationis ipsius Jacobi, occasione Praemissorum, seu alterius rei cujuscumque ad Sectam alicujus de Populo nostro versus ipsum Jacobum ante haec tempora attemptata, habita, sive mota, seu imposterùm, durante praesenti Prote- ctione nostrâ habenda seu movenda inferatur, prout nostrae Regiae convenit praerogativae gratiosè prospicere volentes, ut tenemur,
Suscepimus praefatum Jacobum, seu quocumque alio Nomine sive Cognomine censeatur, Homines, Tenentes, Servientes, Attornatos & Deputatos suos, Terras, Tenementa, Res, Redditus, & omnes Possessiones suas, necnon Bona & Catalla sua quaecumque in Protectionem, Tuitionem, & Defensionem nostras speciales,
Nolentes quòd ipse ad Prosecutionem alicujus, de Populo nostro praedicto, occasione alicujus Contractûs, Debiti, Transgressionis, Conspirationis, Actionis, Placiti realis & personalis seu mixti, aut Condempnationis ipsius Jacobi, aut aliquarum Sententiarum vel Querelarum per ipsum Jacobum alicui de dicto Populo nostro factarum, durante praesenti Protectione nostra, per Nos vel Haeredes nostros, Justiciarios, Escaetores, Vicecomites, Majores, Locumtenentes, Ballivos, Senescallos, Constabularios, Castellanos, Praepositos, Officiarios, seu alios Ministros nostros quoscumque, vel aliquem eorumdem, tàm infra Regnum nostrum Angliae quàm alia Dominia nostra ubicumque constitutos, Arestetur, Inquietetur, Vexetur, Perturbetur, seu in Prisonâ Detineatur, aut per Terras, Res, Redditus, vel Bona & Catalla sua quaecumque, aliqualiter Distringatur,
Set quòd interim sit Quietus de omnibus & singulis Placitis & Querelis, & quòd nullus Terras, Tenementa, nunc in Possessione ipsius Jacobi existentia, quoquomodo ingrediatur; aliquo Statuto, Actu, Ordinatione, in contrarium factis sive ordinatis, non obstantibus;
Damus autem universis & singulis Justiciariis nostris, Vicecomitibus, Majoribus, Locumtenentibus, Ballivis, Senescallis, Constabulariis, Castellanis, Praepositis, Officiariis, & omnibus aliis Ministris nostris praedictis, tàm infra dictum Regnum nostrum Angliae quàm alia Dominia nostra ubicumque constitutis, & eorum singulis Locumtenentibus, tàm infra Libertates quàm extra, Tenore Praesentium, firmiter in Mandatis, quòd ipsum Jacobum, Homines, Tenentes, Servientes, Attornatos & Deputatos suos praedictos ab omni Actione, durante dictâ Protectione nostrâ, sine Impedimento, Impetitione, Aresto, Vexatione, vel Gravamine, salvò & securè Ire, Morari, Accedere, & Recedere permittant, ac ipsum de & in omnibus & singulis Praemissis Manuteneant & Protegant, per tres Annos integros a Data Praesentium duraturos.
In cujus &c.
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, decimo quinto die Februarii.
Per Breve de Privato Sigillo.
EDWARD V.
(9 April 1483–25 June 1483.)
CONVENTIONES, LITERAE, ET ACTA PUBLICA,
Regnante Edwardo Quinto.
April 23. Writs to the several sheriffs for the election of coroners. Westm.
O. xii. 179. H. v. p. iii. 129.
De Coronatoribus Eligendis.
An. 1. E. 5. Claus. 1. E. 5.
Rex Vicecomiti Surriae Salutem.
Quia Potestas Coronatorum, in Comitatu praedicto, tempore carissimi Domini & Patris nostri E. nuper Regis Angliae factorum, per Mortem praedicti Patris nostri penitùs cessat & cessatur, Tibi Praecipimus quòd in pleno Comitatu tuo, de assensu ejusdem Comitatûs, Loco ipsorum Coronatorum, eligi facias alios Coronatores, qui, praestito Sacramento prout moris est, extunc ea faciant & conservent quae ad Officium Coronatoris pertinent in eodem Comitatu; & tales eos eligi facias qui melius sciant & possint Officio illi intendere; & Nomina eorum Nobis scire facias.
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, vicesimo tertio Die Aprilis.
Consimilia Brevia diriguntur Vicecomitibus subscriptis, sub eadem Data; videlicet,
Vicecom. Cumbriae.
Vicecom. Westmerlandiae.
Vicecom. Northumbriae.
Vicceom. Lincolniae.
Vicecom. Notynghamiae.
Vicecom. Derbiae.
Vicecom. Warwici.
Vicecom. Leyc.
Vicecom. Bed.
Vicecom. Buks.
Vicecom. Eborum.
Vicecom. Cantebr.
Vicecom. Hunt.
Vicecom. Norht.
Vicecom. Rotel.
Vicecom. Oxon.
Vicecom. Berks.
Vicecom. Glouc.
Vicecom. Staff.
Vicecom. Salop.
Vicecom. Wygorn.
Vicecom. Devon.
Vicecom. Wiltes.
Vicecom. Somers.
Vicecom. Dors.
Vicecom. Suthampt.
Vicecom. Kantiae.
Vicecom. Midd.
Vicecom. Essexiae.
Vicecom. Hertf.
Vicecom. Norff.
Vicecom. Suff
.
April 24. Licence to Robert Alcok, of Kingston-on-Hull, to send a ship laden with merchandise to Iceland. Westm.
O. xii. 180. H. v. p. iii. 129.
Super Intercursu Norwegiae de Licentia concessa.
An. 1. E. 5. Franc. 1. E. 5. m. 2.
Edwardus, Dei gratiâ, Rex Angliae & Franciae, & Dominus Hiberniae, omnibus, ad quos praesentes Literae pervenerint, Salutem.
Licet nuper, in Statuto Henrici Sexti, nuper de Facto & non de Jure Regis Angliae, Anno Regni sui Octavo tento, edito, Prohibitum sit nè quis Ligeorum nostrorum, propriae temeritatis ausu, aliqua Regna, Terras, Dominia, Districtus, Territoria, Jurisdictiones, seu alia Loca Regis Daciae, Norwegiae, Swegiae, causâ optinendi vel habendi Pisces aut aliqua quaecumque Bona seu Mercandisas, praeterquam ad Stapulam suam de Norbarne, adire, ingredi, seu intrare praesumat, sub Poena Forisfacturae omnium Bonorum suorum mobilium & Imprisonamenti Personae suae ad Voluntatem nostram, prout in Statuto praedicto pleniùs continetur,
Nos tamen, de Gratiâ nostrâ speciali, Concessimus & Licentiam Dedimus, Dilecto Nobis, Roberto Alcock, Mercatori de Kyngeston super Hull, quòd ipse per Se, aut Factores, Attornatos, seu Servientes suos, quandam Navem, Portagii Ducentarum & Quinquaginta Doliorum vel infra, quibuscumque Bonis & Mercandisis Stapulae nostrae Calesii minimè pertinentibus, Carcare seu Carcari facere, & dictam Navem sic Carcatam usque Terram Islandiae, cum Magistro & Marinariis pro Gubernatione & Defensione Navis praedictae competentibus, totiens quotiens sibi placuerit, durante praesenti Licentiâ nostrâ, traducere & transmittere, aut traduci seu transmitti facere, & Terram illam in quocumque Portu seu alio Loco ejusdem ingredi & intrare, ac ibidem morari & Mercandisas hujusmodi vendere, ac alia Bona & Mercandisas quaecumque ibidem emere, & cum eisdem Navem praedictam recarcare seu recarcari facere, & Navem illam sic Recarcatam in Regnum nostrum Angliae adducere seu adduci facere possit licitè & quietè, absque impedimento, impetitione, molestatione, seu gravamine quocumque nostri, aut Officiariorum seu Ministrorum nostrorum quorumcumque; Statuto praedicto, aut alio Statuto, Actu, vel Ordinatione, in contrarium factis, ordinatis, seu provisis, non obstantibus;
Proviso semper quòd de Custumis, Subsidiis, & aliis Deveriis, Nobis pro Bonis & Mercandisis praedictis debitis, fideliter respondeatur, ut est justum.
In cujus Rei Testimonium has Literas nostras fieri fecimus Patentes, per Unum Annum duraturas.
Teste meipso apud Westmonasterium, vicesimo quarto Die Aprilis, Anno Regni nostri Primo.
May 16. Henry duke of Buckingham is appointed to command the men arrayed in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Somersetshire, Dorsetshire, and Wiltshire. Westm.
O. xii. 180. H. v. p. iii. 129.
Pro Duce Bukinghamiae, de Intendendo.
An. 1. E. 5. Pat. 1. E. 5. m. 3. d.
Rex omnibus, ad quos &c. Salutem.
Sciatis quòd Nos,
Fidelitatem, Strenuitatem, & Circumspectionem, praedilecti Consanguinei nostri, Henrici Ducis Bukinghamiae considerantes,
Pro Securitate Personae nostrae & Regni nostri Angliae, ac Conservatione Pacis nostrae, necnon Tranquillitate Subditorum nostrorum, in Comitatibus Salopiae, Herefordiae, Somersetiae, Dorsetiae, & Wiltesiae habendis & continuandis,
Dedimus & Concessimus, & per Praesentes Damus & Concedimus eidem Consanguineo nostro Supervisionem omnium Subditorum nostrorum, qui nunc sunt & qui imposterùm erunt in Comitatibus illis, ac Potestatem & Auctoritatem ad eos, defensibiliter Arraiatos, juxta discretionem ipsius Ducis, Nomine nostro, pro Negotiis nostris Convocandum & Coadunandum, ac ipsos sic Coadunatos & Arraiatos, Nomine nostro, pro Securitate seu Defensione nostrâ, Regni nostri, vel Partium illarum, aut Conservatione Pacis nostrae, vel aliis Negotiis nostris, ad quemcumque Locum vel quaecumque Loca infra idem Regnum nostrum Ducendum seu Mittendum, de tempore in tempus, infra idem Regnum nostrum, juxta discretionem ipsius Ducis,
Et ulteriùs Praecipimus omnibus & singulis Vicecomitibus, Coronatoribus, Ballivis, & aliis Ministris nostris praedictis, ac cuilibet Ligeorum & Subditorum nostrorum in Comitatibus praedictis, qui nunc sunt & qui imposterùm erunt, quòd eidem Duci in ea parte, in Executione hujus Concessionis & Mandati nostri, Intendentes sint, Obedientes, & Auxiliantes, sub periculo incumbente.
In cujus &c.
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, decimo sexto die Maii.
Per Breve de Privato Sigillo.
May 20. Proclamation to be issued by the several sheriffs, enjoining the assumption of knighthood by persons possessing 40l. a year in lands or rents. Westm.
O. xii. 181. H. v. p. iii. 129.
De Ordine Militari suscipiendo.
An. 1. E. 5. Claus. 1. E. 5. n. 1.
Rex Vicecomiti Middlesexiae Salutem.
Praecipimus Tibi quòd, pertotam Ballivam tuam, tàm infra Libertates quàm extra, ubi expedire videris, publicè proclamari facias quòd omnes illi, qui Quadraginta Libratas Terrae vel Redditûs per Annum in manibus suis vel ad eorum usum in manibus Feoffatorum habuerunt, & Milites non sunt, penes Praesentiam nostram, Ordinem Militarem suscepturi, citra Decimum octavum Diem Junii proximò futurum ad ultimum, sub periculo incumbenti accedant,
Et de Nominibus eorum, qui Quadraginta Libratas Terrae vel Redditûs in Balliva tuâ habent, diligenter inquiras, & Nos de Nominibus illis in Cancellariâ nostrâ ante dictum Decimum octavum Diem Junii constare facias: Et hoc nullatenus omittas; remittens nobis hoc Breve.
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, vicesimo die Maii.
Per ipsum Regem.
Consimilia Brevia diriguntur Vicecomitibus in Comitatibus subscriptis, sub eadem Data; videlicet,
London.
Kantiae.
Surriae.
Sussexiae.
Suthamptoniae.
Wiltesiae.
Somersetiae.
Dorsetiae.
Devoniae.
Cornubiae.
Staffordiae.
Salopiae.
Herefordiae.
Wigorniae.
Gloucestriae.
Oxoniae, Berks.
Bedfordiae, Bukinghamiae.
Essexiae, Hertfordiae.
Cantabrigiae, Huntingtoniae.
Norffolciae, Suffolciae.
Lincolniae.
Northamptoniae.
Rotelandiae.
Eborum.
Notinghamiae, Derbiae.
Northumbriae.
Westmerlandiae.
Cumbriae.
Lancastriae.
Warrewici, Leycestriae
.
May 20. Robert de St. Lawrence, lord of Houth, is appointed chancellor of Ireland. Westm.
O. xii. 181. H. v. p. iii. 130.
De Cancellario Hiberniae constituto.
An. 1. E. 5. Pat. 1. E. 5. m. 4.
Rex omnibus, ad quos &c. Salutem.
Sciatis quòd Nos, de Gratiâ nostrâ speciali, ac de Fidelitate, Circumspectione, & Industriâ, Dilecti & Fidelis nostri, Roberti de Sancto Laurentio Militis, Domini de Houth, pleniùs confidentes,
Dedimus & Concessimus, & per Praesentes Damus & Concedimus eidem Roberto Officium Cancellarii nostri Terrae nostrae Hiberniae, & ipsum Robertum Cancellarium nostrum Terrae nostrae praedictae Constituimus & Ordinavimus, ac per Praesentes Constituimus & Ordinamus,
Habendum, Occupandum, & Excercendum Officium illud per Se vel sufficientem Deputatum suum pro Termino Vitae ejusdem Roberti, cum omnibus Vadiis, Feodis, Regardis, Juribus, Auctoritatibus, Jurisdictionibus, Emolumentis, Libertatibus, Proficuis, & Commoditatibus eidem Officio pertinentibus, ac ab antiquo debitis & consuetis, tàm ampliori modo & formâ, prout aliquis alius in Officio praedicto ante haec tempora habuit, percepit, sive occupavit,
Percipiendo de Nobis indies & annuatim Vadia, Feoda, & Regarda praedicta, de Exitibus, de Proficuis, Reventionibus, & Emolumentis Hanaperii nostri Cancellariae nostrae, infra Terram nostram praedictam, provenientibus sive crescentibus, per manus Custodis sive Clerici Hanaperii praedicti, vel ejus Deputati pro tempore existentis, ac de Exitibus, Proficuis, & Reventionibus Manerii sive Dominii nostri de Cromelyn, cum suis Pertinentiis, in Comitatu Dubliniae, infra Terram nostram praedictam, provenientibus sive crescentibus, per manus Ballivorum, Receptorum, Firmariorum, Praepositorum, Tenentium, sive aliorum Occupatorum ejusdem Manerii sive Dominii pro tempore existentium, ad Festa Paschae & Sancti Michaelis Archangeli per aequales Portiones, necnon de Custumis & Coquettis nostris, de Coriis, Pellibus lanutis, & aliis Merchandisis & Rebus quibuscumque Custumabilibus in Portubus Civitatis nostrae Dubliniae & Villae nostrae de Drougheda, in Terrâ nostrâ praedictâ, provenientibus, per manus Collectorum, Firmariorum, & aliorum Occupatorum eorumdem Custumarum & Coquettorum pro tempore existentium, ac etiam de Feodi Firmâ Villae nostrae de Drougheda praedicta crescentibus sive provenientibus per manus Majoris, Vicecomitis, seu aliquorum aliorum Officiariorum ejusdem Villae pro tempore existentium, ad praedicta Festa Paschae & Sancti Michaelis aequis Portionibus,
Damus autem universis & singulis Officiariis, Ministris, & Ligeis nostris, Tenore Praesentium, firmiter in Mandatis quòd eidem Roberto, Officium praedictum per Se vel per hujusmodi Deputatum suum debitè exercendo, Intendentes sint, Respondentes, Obedientes, & Auxiliantes, prout decet; eo quòd expressa mentio de vero Valore Annuo Praemissorum, aut aliquibus aliis Donis seu Concessionibus per Nos eidem Roberto ante haec tempora factis sive concessis, in praesentibus minimè facta existit; aut aliquo Statuto, Actu, Ordinatione, Provisione, sive Restrictione, in contrarium, tàm infra Regnum nostrum Angliae quàm Terram nostram Hiberniae praedictae, ante haec tempora factis, editis, sive provisis, non obstantibus.
In cujus &c.
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, vicesimo die Maii.
Per Breve de Privato Sigillo.
May 21. Grant to Thomas Langton, bp. elect of S. David's, of the custody of the temporalities of the see, void by the death of Richard, late bp., and licence to obtain papal bulls for holding the benefice of Pembridge. Westm.
O. xii. 182. H. v. p. iii. 130.
Pro Menevensi Electo.
An. 1. E. 5. Ibid. m. 5.
Rex Omnibus, ad quos &c. Salutem.
Sciatis quòd, de Gratiâ nostrâ speciali, ac ex certâ Scientiâ & mero Motu nostris, Dedimus & Concessimus, ac per Praesentes Damus & Concedimus Praedilecto & Fideli Clerico Th. Langton Custodiam omnium Temporalium Episcopatûs Menevensis, simul cum Advocationibus Ecclesiarum, Praebendarum, Capellarum, Cantariarum, & aliorum Beneficiorum Ecclesiasticorum quorumcumque, in Manibus nostris, per Mortem, bonae memoriae, Richardi Episcopi Menevensis Vacantis existentium,
Habendam Custodiam praedictam praefato Thomae, a tempore Mortis praedicti Richardi nuper Episcopi, absque aliquo Nobis indè reddendo seu Compoto indè faciendo, quamdiu in Manibus nostris remanere contigerint:
Et ulteriùs quòd, quamquam in Parliamento Domini E. nuper Regis Angliae, Progenitoris nostri, apud Westmonasterium tento, de Comuni Consilio ejusdem Progenitoris nostri, inter alia provisum sit & ordinatum quòd omnes illi, qui impetraverint in Curiâ Romanâ Decanatus, Archidiaconatus, Praeposituras, vel alias Dignitates, Officia, Capellas, vel alia Beneficia Ecclesiastica quaecumque, ad Collationem, Donationem, Praesentationem, vel Dispositionem ipsius Progenitoris nostri, vel alterius Laicalis Patroni de Regno suo spectantia, vel impetrarent extunc hujusmodi Beneficia, per quae Dampnum, Praejudicium, vel Impetitio fuerit vel extunc fieri posset eidem Progenitori nostro vel Subditis suis, in Personis, Haereditatibus, Possessionibus, Juribus, vel Bonis quibuscumque, aut Legibus, Usibus, Consuetudinibus, Franchesiis, & Libertatibus ejusdem Regni & Coronae, unà cum omnibus Manutentoribus, Consiliariis, Abettatoribus, & aliis sibi Auxiliantibus & Fautoribus scientibus, tàm ad Sectam ipsius Progenitoris nostri, quàm Partis seu alterius cujuscumque de Regno invenientis Plegiam & Securitatem de Prosequendo contra eos, in isto Casu Poenas, in Statuto praedictas contentas, incurrerent,
Nos tamen,
Ob sinceras Dilectionem & Affectionem quas ad Personam praedicti Consiliarii nostri Thomae Langton Clerici nunc Menevensis Electi gerimus & habemus, considerantesque quòd Bona, Beneficia, necnon Maneria, Terrae, Tenementa, Redditus, & aliae Possessiones, eidem Episcopatui pertinentia, in tantum di- minuta sunt & subtracta, tanquam Dilapidationem patiuntur & Ruinam, quòd idem nunc Electus, cùm Gravamen Episcopatûs illius super se assumpserit, Statum & Dignitates suas ac alia Onera eidem Episcopatui incumbentia honorificè, uti debeat, sustentare minimè valeat seu manutenere,
De Gratiâ nostrâ speciali, ac ex certâ Scientiâ & mero Motu nostris, & ut idem Electus Statum, Honorem, & Dignitatem Episcopatûs illius decentiùs & honorificenciùs sustentare valeat & manutenere, Concessimus & Licentiam dedimus, pro Nobis & Haeredibus nostris, quòd idem nunc Electus Procuratorem seu Procuratores suos usque Curiam Romanam transmittere valeat & destinare, & quòd ipsi quandam Provisionem, quòd idem Electus, postquam in Episcopatum Loci illius sit Consecratus, Ecclesiam Parochialem de Pembrigge Dioecesis Herefordensis, nostri Patronatûs, quam dictus Thomas jam tenet, unà cum dicto Episcopatu habere & tenere, & ad Terminum Vitae suae in Commendam possidere possit, in Curiâ Romanâ apud Sedem Apostolicam, Nomine ipsius Electi, Prosequi, ac Literas Apostolicas sibi super hoc fieri impetrari, & eas in hoc Regnum nostrum Angliae transportare & conducere, ac transportari & conduci facere, ac debitè executioni demandari valeant & valeat, licitè & impunè, absque Impedimento, Perturbatione, Arestatione, seu Gravamine quocumque nostri aut Officiariorum seu Ministrorum nostrorum quorumcumque;
Eo quòd expressa mentio de vero Valore Annuo aut certitudine Praemissorum, seu alicujus eorum, aut de aliis Donis sive Concessionibus, eidem Thomae, per Nos ante haec tempora factis, in praesentibus minimè facta existit; vel Statuto praedicto aut aliquo alio Statuto, Actu, sive Ordinatione, indè in contrarium factis, editis, sive ordinatis, non obstantibus,
In cujus &c.
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, vicesimo primo die Maii.
Per Breve de Privato Sigillo.
May 24. William Evington and Edward Hardgyll are appointed officers of the verge (officium virgibajuli) before the K. at the feast of S. George at Windsor. Westm.
O. xii. 183. H. v. p. iii. 130.
De Officio Virgibajuli concesso.
An. 1. E. 5. Ibid.
Rex omnibus, ad quos &c. Salutem.
Sciatis quòd,
Cùm Nobilis & Praedilectissimus Dominus Edwardus nuper Rex Angliae Pater noster, Vicesimo Die Julii, Anno Regni sui undecmio, per Literas suas Patentes, concesserit Willielmo Evington OFFICIUM VIRGIBAJULI aliàs dictum VIRGARII, ad Portandum Virgam coram dicto Patre nostro & Haeredibus suis ad Festum Sancti Georgii infra Castrum de Wyndesore, Tenendum annuatim cum Feodis & Vadiis eidem Officio debitis, prout in eisdem Literis Patentibus pleniùs continetur,
Jamque idem Willielmus in voluntate existit easdem Literas Patentes in Cancellariam nostram restituere Cancellandas, ad intentionem quòd Nos Officium praedictum eidem Willielmo ac Dilecto Servitori nostro Edwardo Hardgyll Armigero, uni Hostiariorum Camerae nostrae, concedere dignaremur,
Nos proinde, bona & gratuita Servitia praedictorum Willielmi & Edwardi intimè ponderantes, ac pro eo quod idem Willielmus easdem Literas Patentes in Cancellariam nostram restituit Cancellandas, Concessimus eisdem Willielmo & Edwardo OFFICIUM VIRGIBAJULI, aliàs dictum VIRGARII, ad portandum Virgam coram Nobis & Haeredibus nostris ad Festum Sancti Georgii infra Castrum nostrum de Wyndesore annuatim,
Tenendum, Habendum, & Occupandum Officium illud praefatis Willielmo & Edwardo, per Se, vel per sufficientes Deputatos suos, aut sufficientem Deputatum suum, pro Termino Vitae eorum, & eorum alterius diutiùs viventis,
Percipiendo in eodem Officio Feoda & Vadia, eidem Officio debita & consueta, de Firmis, Exitibus, Proficuis, & Reventionibus, de Dominio sive Manerio nostro de Coldkenyngton in Comitatu Middlesexiae cum Pertinentiis provenientia, per Manus Firmariorum, Ballivorum, Receptorum, aut aliorum Occupatorum ejusdem Dominii sive Manerii pro tempore existentium, aut per Manus Vicecomitis Comitatûs Middlesexiae pro tempore existentis, unà cum omnibus Placeis, Mansionibus, Proficuis, & Commoditatibus dicto Officio qualitercumque pertinentibus sive spectantibus;
Eo quod expressa mentio de vero Valore annuo Feodorum & Vadiorum praedictorum & caeterorum Praemissorum, aut de aliis Donis sive Concessionibus per Nos aut per dictum Patrem nostrum eisdem Willielmo & Edwardo & eorum alteri ante haec tempora factis, non existit; aut aliquo Statuto, Actu, sive Ordinatione, in contrarium factâ, non obstante.
In cujus &c.
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, vicesimo quarto die Maii.
Per Breve de Privato Sigillo.
May 27. Walter Felde is appointed the K.'s almoner. Westm.
O. xii. 184. H. v. p. iii. 130.
De Officio Eleemosinarii concesso.
An. 1. E. 5. Ibid. m. 4.
Rex Omnibus, ad quos &c. Salutem.
Sciatis quòd Nos,
De Fidelitate & Circumspectione Dilecti Clerici nostri Walteri Felde pleniùs confidentes,
De Gratiâ nostrâ speciali, ac ex advisamentis Praecarissimi Avunculi nostri Richardi Ducis Gloucestriae, Protectoris & Defensoris Regni nostri Angliae durante Juniori Aetate nostrâ, ac aliorum Dominorum de Concilio nostro, Fecimus, Ordinavimus, & Constituimus ipsum Walterum Magistrum Eleemosinarium nostrum, ac Officium Eleemosinarii nostri eidem Waltero per Praesentes Damus & Concedimus,
Dantes & Concedentes ipsi Waltero Potestatem & Auctoritatem faciendi & exequendi omnia & singula quae ad Officium Eleemosinarii nostri pertinent, in tàm ampla forma prout aliquis alius, Officium illud aliquo tempore praeterito excercens, ratione ejusdem Officii, fecit seu executus fuerit,
Habendum, Occupandum, & Excercendum Officium praedictum praefato Waltero per Se, vel sufficientem Deputatum suum, aut sufficientes Deputatos suos, aut ad Terminum Vitae suae, cum omnibus & singulis Feodis, Vadiis, & Rebus, eidem Officio pertinentibus sive spectantibus.
Et ulterius Damus & Concedimus eidem Waltero, ad eundem Terminum Vitae suae, omnia & omnimoda Bona & Catalla quarumcumque Personarum Felonum de Se, & cujuslibet Personae Felonis de Se, tàm infra Libertates quàm extra, infra Regnum nostrum Angliae, inventa & invenienda, forisfacta & forisfacienda, aut Nobis tàm nunc quàm in futurum quovismodo pertinentia, quàm omnimodas Deodandas quae Nobis infra Regnum praedictum tàm infra Libertates quàm extra pertinent, aut unquam post Primum Diem Regni nostri Nobis pertinuerunt aut pertinere debebunt aut contingent ullo modo, quamdiu ipsum Walterum Eleemosinarium nostrum fore contigerit:
Et Volumus & Concedimus eidem Eleemosinario nostro quòd benè liceat sibi, aut Deputatis & Servientibus suis, omnia & singula hujusmodi Bona & Catalla Felonum de Se & Deodandas, ubicumque inveniri poterunt, tàm infra Libertates, quàm extra, Capere & Seisire, Levare & Colligere,
Ac per Praesentes Assignamus praefatum Eleemosinarium nostrum & Deputatos suos, ac eis Auctoritatem Committimus in hac parte, ad Terminum Vitae ipsius Walteri, ad Inquirendum, de tempore in tempus, viis & modis quibus melius scire poterint, de hujusmodi Bonis & Catallis ac Deodandis, & ad easdem Seisiendum, Capiendum, & Levandum per Se, aut Deputatum suum, aut Deputatos suos sufficientes, ubicumque infra Regnum praedictum fuerint inventa, tàm infra Libertates, quàm extra, & ad ipsa sic levata & collecta per Se, ubi melius sibi videbitur, pro Nobis in Eleemosinam distribuenda, absque Compoto seu aliquo alio indè Nobis vel Haeredibus nostris reddendo seu solvendo,
Mandamus autem & Praecipimus universis & singulis Vicecomitibus, Majoribus, Ballivis, Coronatoribus, Escaetoribus, Constabulariis, ac omnibus aliis Officiariis & Ministris nostris, tàm infra Libertates quàm extra, & eorum cuilibet, Tenore Praesentium, quòd praefato Eleemosinario nostro ac Deputatis suis praedictis, in executione Praemissorum, Supportantes sint, Intendentes, Confortantes, Auxiliantes, & Defendentes, sub Periculo quod incumbit.
In cujus &c.
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, vicesimo septimo die Maii.
Per Breve de Privato Sigillo.
June 2. The K. orders John bp. of Lincoln, the K.'s chancellor, to give to Costny Wittezoen, factor of the duchess of Burgundy, a licence to export 200 quarters of oats. The Tower of London.
O. xii. 185. H. v. p. iii. 131.
Pro Ducissa Burgundiae.
Memorandum quòd Tertio Die Junii Anno subscripto hoc Breve liberatum suit Domino Cancellario Angliae apud Westmonasterium exequendum.
An
. 1. E. 5. Ex Bundel. infra Turrim Lond. n. 10. temp. E. 5.
Edward, by the Grace of God, King of Ingland and of Fraunce, and Lord of Irland, to the Right Reverend Fader in God John Bishop of Lincoln our Chaunceller, Greting.
Forasmuche as We, of our speciall Grace, and by th'Advyse of oure Derrest Oncle the Duc of Gloucestre Protector and Defendor of this oure Reaume, and at the speciall Request and Praier of oure Derrest Awnte the Duchesse of Bourgoigne; have Graunted and Yeven Licence unto Costny Wittezoen, hir Factour and Attourney Berer of these, that he shall mow do lade and to be charged in his Ship, nowe being in oure Porte of Kingeston upon Hulle, Two Hundred Quarters of Otes, which he hath Bought or shall Buye in thoos Parties, to th'Use of oure said Awnte, and that for the same he shall Paye unto Us such Custumes and Dueties, as th'Inhabitants or Merchants of the Towne and Lordship of Camfer in Zeland ben used or owen to Paie in like cas, and noon othre; any Acte, Ordenaunce, or Restreint, heretofore into the contrary had or made, notwithstanding:
We therfore Woll and Charge yow that, under oure Grete Seall, ye do make our Letters Patentes in due and effectuell Fourme.
Yeven undre oure Prive Seall, at oure Towre of London, the Second Daie of Juyn, the Furst Yere of oure Reigne.
Bele.
June 5. Otes Gilbert, "squier," John Speke, — Beaumont, and 47 others, are ordered to prepare to receive the order of knighthood at the K.'s coronation at Westminster on June 22.
O. xii. 185. H. v. p. iii. 131.
De Ordine Militari, ad Coronationem Regis, suscipiendo.
To Otes Gilbert Squier.
An
. 1. E. 5. Infra Bibl. Harlaeam b. 18. fol. 227.
Trusty and Welbeloved We grete you wele,
And, by th'Advise of our Derrest Uncle the Duc of Gloucestre Protectour of this oure Royaume during our Yong Age, and of the Lords of our Counsell, We write unto you at this tyme, Willing and nathelesse Charging you to prepare and furnisshe your self to receive the Noble Ordure of Knighthode at our Coronation, which, by Godd's Grace, we entende shal be Solempnised, the xxii Day of this present Moneth, at oure Palays of Westminster, Commaunding you to be here at oure Toure of London four Days afore oure said Coronation, to have Comynycation with oure Commissioners concernyng that mater, not failling herof in any wise, as ye entend to please Us and as ye will answer.
Yeven &c. the v Day of Juyn.
Semblable Letters to,
John Speke,
Beaumont.
Edward Courteney.
William Garraunt.
Thomas Arundell.
William Bolney.
Alexander Cressemere.
John Clopton.
Henry Hayden.
John Wynkefeld.
Christofer Willoughby.
Philip Culthorp.
Bedyngfeld.
Thomas Lowkenore.
William Barkeley.
John Stanley.
Gravile.
William Birmygam.
Thomas Butteler of Beawsey.
John Beron.
William Trowtbek.
Milbourn.
The Lord Dormond.
The Lord Sturton.
Cornewaill Lord of Burford.
Nevill Son and Heir of the Lord Bergevenny.
John Broun of Stamford.
The Lord Grey of Ruthen
.
John Gefford.
William Chenay of Shepay.
Robert White of Southwarne Borrowe.
Gervase Clyfton of Oddisake.
Nicholas Lile.
William Berkeley of Beverston.
Henry Vernon.
Nicholas Mountgomery.
Grene.
William Ovedale.
William Say.
Son and Heir of Lord Cobham.
Th. Hamden of Hamden.
Thomas Darcy.
Rauf Langford.
Babyngton.
Henry Colet Alderman of London.
Kyngeston.
John Pawlet.
Thomas Wyndesore.
John Roger of Frefolke
.
June 9. Restitution of the temporalities to John Water, prior of Montacute, vice John Doore, deceased. Westm.
O. xii. 186. H. v. p. iii. 131.
De Restitutione Temporalium Prioratus de Monte Acuto.
An. 1. E. 5. Pat. 1. E. 5. m. 4.
Rex Escaetori suo in Comitatibus Somersetiae & Dorsetiae, Salutem.
Cùm nuper, vacante Prioratu Apostolorum Petri & Pauli de Monte Acuto, Ordinis Cluniacensis, Bathon. & Wellen. Dioecesis, per Mortem, bonae memoriae, Dompni Johannis Doore ultimi Prioris ejusdem Prioratûs, Licentiâ nostrâ Regiâ priùs superinde petitâ pariter & optentâ, Johannes Montagewe Supprior Prioratûs praedicti & ejusdem Loci Conventus providum & discretum Virum Dompnum Johannem Water, Fratrem & Commonachum, de votis & voluntatibus suis in Priorem Prioratûs praedicti, juxta & secundum Jura & ipsius Ordinis Statuta & Consuetudines, debitè Ordinaverint, Elegerint, & Praefecerint, sicut per Literas Patentes Supprioris & Conventûs Nobis indè directas, Nobis constat,
Nos eidem Johanni Water, in forma praedicta Ordinato, Electo, & Praefecto, nostrum Regium Assensum adhibentes, Fidelitatemque ipsius Johannis Water per Dilectum Nobis in Christo Abbatem de Mochelney capi mandavimus, ac Temporalia Prioratûs illius, prout moris est, restituimus eidem;
Et ideò Tibi Praecipimus quòd eidem Johanni Water Temporalia Prioratûs praedicti, cum Pertinentiis, in Balliva tua, Liberes in formâ praedictâ; salvo Jure cujuslibet.
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, nono Die Junii.
Consimilia Brevia diriguntur Escaetoribus subscriptis, in Comitatibus subscriptis, sub Datâ praedictâ; videlicet,
Escaetori Regis in Com. Suthampt. & Wiltes.
Escaetori Regis in Com. Devon.
Escaetori Regis in Com. Cornub.
Escaetori Regis in Com. Gloucestriae ac Marchiis Walliae eidem Comitatui adjacentibus
.
Et Mandatum est Militibus, &c.
June 12. The K. orders John bp. of Lincoln, the K.'s chancellor, to make a patent appointing Roger Towneshend a sergeant-at-law. The Tower of London.
O. xii. 156. H. v. p. iii. 132.
De Officio Servientis Regis ad Legem concesso.
Memorandum quòd Decimo quarto Die Junii Anno Regni Regis infrascripti subscripto, istud Breve liberatum fuit Domino Cancellario Angliae apud Westmonasterium exequendum.
An
. 1. E. 5. Ex Bundel. infra Turrim Lond. n. 1. temp. E. 5.
Edwardus, Dei Gratiâ, Rex Angliae & Franciae, & Dominus Hiberniae, Reverendo in Christo Patri Johanni Lincolniensi Episcopo Cancellario nostro, Salutem.
Vobis Mandamus quòd Literas nostras Patentes sub Magno Sigillo nostro in forma sequente fieri faciatis.
Rex Omnibus, ad quos &c. Salutem.
Sciatis quòd, de Gratiâ nostrâ speciali, ac ex certâ Scientiâ & mero Motu nostris, Concessimus Rogero Towneshend Servienti ad Legem ad essendum unum Servientum nostrorum ad Legem,
Habendum & Excercendum Officium praedictum quamdiu se benè gesserit, Capiendo pro eodem Officio talia Vadia qualia ad idem Officium pertinent.
In cujus rei &c.
Dat. nostro sub Privato Sigillo, apud Turrim nostram Londoniae, Duodecimo Die Junii, Anno Regni nostri Primo.
June 17. John Countes, William Colles, and Thomas Huntely are appointed to provide victuals for the K.'s household. Westm.
O. xii. 187. H. v. p. iii. 132.
De Provisoribus constitutis.
An. 1. E. 5. Pat. 1. E. 5. m. 2.
Rex, Dilecto sibi, Johanni Countes, Salutem.
Scias quòd Assignavimus Te ad Boves & Multones, pro Expensis Hospitii nostri necessarios & oportunos, ubicumque inveniri poterunt, tàm infra Libertates quàm extra (Feodo Ecclesiae dumtaxat excepto) pro Denariis nostris, in hac parte rationabiliter solvendis, Capiendum & Providendum:
Et ideò Tibi Praecipimus quòd circa Praemissa diligenter intendas, & ea facias & exequaris in formâ praedictâ; Proviso semper quòd Tu quicquam, colore praesentis Commissionis nostrae, contra formam Statutorum in hujusmodi Casu editorum, non Capias quovis modo:
Damus autem &c.
In cujus &c. per Dimidium Annum duraturas,
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, decimo septimo Die Junii.
Consimiles Literae diriguntur Personis subscriptis, sub Data praedicta; videlicet,
Willielmo Colles.
Thomae Hunteley
.
RICHARD III.
(26 June 1483–22 Aug. 1485.)
CONVENTIONES, LITERAE, ET ACTA PUBLICA,
Regnante Ricardo Tertio.
June 27. Memorandum of the delivery of the great seal to John bp. of Lincoln as chancellor. Baynard's Castle.
O. xii. 189. H. v. p. iii. 132.
De Magno Sigillo Deliberando.
An. 1. R. 3. Claus. 1. R. 3. n. 101. d.
Memorandum quòd Die Veneris Vicesimo septimo Die Junii, Anno Regni Regis Ricardi Tertii Primo, circa Horam Tertiam post Nonam ejusdem Diei, in quadam alta Camera juxta Capellam in Hospitio Dominae Ceciliae Ducissae Eborum, juxta Aquam Thamisiae vocatam Baynarde Castell, in Temystrete London, idem Dominus Rex,
In Praesentia,
Venerabilium Patrum
,
R. Bathon. & Wellen.
J. Norwicen.
Et P. Exon.
Episcoporum:
Henrici Ducis Buk.
Thomae Stanley de Stanley Militis,
Et
Johannis Gunthorp Custodis Privati Sigilli ipsius Domini Regis,
Et aliorum plurimorum,
Magnum Sigillum suum Regium in quadam Baga de albo Corio inclusum, & Signeto ipsius Domini
Regis sigillatum, Venerabili Patri J. Episcopo Lincoln. deliberavit, quem in ejus Cancellarium tunc ibidem constituit, & ei Custodiam dicti Sigilli sui commisit,
Idemque Venerabilis Pater Sigillum praedictum de praefato Domino Rege recepit, & usque ad Hospitium suum in Parochia Sancti Andreae in Holborn vocatum Vetus Templum London. secum asportari fecit;
Et Vicesimo octavo Die Junii tunc proximò sequente, circa Horam secundam post nonam, idem Cancellarius Sigillum illud in Baga praedicta sic inclusum, & Signeto praefati Domini
Regis, ut praemittitur, sigillatum, in dicto Hospitio praefati Cancellarii,
In Praesentia
,
Roberti Morton Custodis Rotulorum Cancellariae praefati Domini Regis,
Willielmi Morland,
Willielmi Bolton,
Et Ricardi Skypton,
Clericorum,
Et aliorum,
Aperiri, & cum eo diversa Brevia sigillari fecit;
Deindeque Sigillum illud sub Custodia ejusdem
Episcopi Lincolniensis Cancellarii, Auctoritate Regiâ praedictâ, remansit.
June 28. John lord Howard is appointed earl marshal of England. Westm.
O. xii. 190. H. v. p. iii. 132.
De Marescallo Angliae constituto.
An. 1. R. 3. Pat. 1. R. 3. p. 1. m. 18.
Rex omnibus, ad quos &c. Salutem.
Sciatis quòd, de Gratiâ nostrâ speciali, ac ex certâ Scientiâ & mero motu nostris, Dedimus & Concessimus, ac per Praesentes Damus & Concedimus, carissimo Consanguineo nostro, Johanni Howard Baroni & Domino de Howard, Officium Marescalli Angliae, ac Nomen, Titulum, & Honorem Comitis Marescalli Angliae, unà cum omnibus & singulis Officiis, Commoditatibus, Proficuis, & aliis suis Pertinentiis quibuscumque, tàm in Curiis nostris quàm alibi, eidem Officio Marescalli qualitercumque spectantibus sive pertinentibus,
Ac etiam Damus & Concedimus eidem Duci Officium Marescalli coram Nobis in Banco nostro, ac Officium Marescalli de Scaccario nostro, necnon Officium Proclamatoris Marescalli coram Senescallo & Marescallo Hospitii nostri, ac omnia alia Officia praedicto Officio Marescalli Angliae pertinentia sive fpectantia,
Quae quidem Johannes nuper Dux Norffolciae defunctus tenuit sibi & Haeredibus suis Masculis, de Corpore suo exeuntibus, & quae tàm per Mortem praedicti nuper Ducis, qui sine Haerede Masculo de Corpore suo exeunte obiit, ad manus nostras devenerunt, & in nostrâ donatione existunt,
Habendum & Tenendum praefato Consanguineo nostro & Haeredibus Masculis de Corpore suo exeuntibus, de Nobis & Haeredibus nostris, per servitium indè ab antiquo debitum & de jure consuetum imperpetuùm, tàm amplis modo & formâ prout Johannes nuper Dux Norffolciae nuper Marescallus Angliae, vel aliquis alius, vel aliqui alii ante ipsum habuit seu habuerunt, & ea de Nobis seu Progenitoribus nostris quondam Regibus Angliae tenuerunt;
Et quòd eadem Officia, & omnia alia Officia in quibuscumque Curiis nostris quae ad dictum Officium Marescalli Angliae, retroactis temporibus, aliqualiter pertinuerunt & pertinere consueverunt, ad dictum Officium Marescalli Angliae integrè remaneant annectantur & uniantur imperpetuùm;
Et quòd ipse & Haeredes sui praedicti dictum Officium Marescalli coram Nobis in Banco nostro, ac dictum Officium Marescalli de Scaccario, necnon dictum Officium Proclamatoris Marescalli coram Senescallo & Marescallo Hospitii nostri quibuscumque Personis idoneis dare, concedere vel conferre possint liberè & impunè, absque aliquo impedimento nostri vel Haeredum nostrorum, Justiciariorum, Escaetorum, Vicecomitum, aut aliorum quorumcumque;
Damus etiam & Concedimus per Praesentes eidem Consanguineo nostro, quòd ipse & Haeredes sui praedicti Marescalli Angliae, ratione Officii sui praedicti, habeant, gerant, & deferant, tàm in Praesentia nostra & Haeredum nostrorum quàm in Absentia nostra & Haeredum nostrorum, quendam Baculum aureum ad utrumque finem de nigro annulatum, & cum Signo Armorum nostrorum in superiore fine dicti Baculi, & cum Signo Armorum dicti Ducis in inferiore fine ejusdem Baculi ornatum, licitè & impunè, absque impetitione nostri vel Haeredum nostrorum, Justiciariorum, Officiariorum, seu aliorum Ministrorum nostrorum quorumcumque,
Et ut idem Consanguineus noster ut Comes Marescallus Angliae, juxta dicti Nominis decentiam, & Statûs sui nobilitatem possit honorificentiùs se habere, dedimus & concessimus, & hac Carta nostra confirmavimus, pro Nobis & Haeredibus nostris praedictis praefato Comiti Marescallo, pro Statu suo Comitis Marescalli manutenendo, Viginti Libras habendas & annuatim percipiendas praefato Comiti & Haeredibus suis praedictis imperpetuùm, de Feodi firmâ Villae nostrae Gippewici, per manus Ballivorum Villae praedictae pro tempore existentium ad Terminos Sancti Michaelis Archangeli & Paschae per aequales Portiones; & hoc, absque Fine & Feodo Nobis in Hanaperio nostro, vel alibi pro praesentibus Literis solvendo seu capiendo;
Eo quòd expressa mentio de vero valore annuo Officiorum praedictorum, seu caeterorum Praemissorum, aut alicujus eorum, aut de aliis donis sive concessionibus eidem Duci per Nos ante haec tempora factis, in praesentibus minimè facta, existit; aut aliquo Statuto, Actu, Ordinatione, Provisione, seu Restrictione, aut aliquâ aliâ Re, Causâ, vel Materiâ quacumque, non obstante,
In cujus &c.
Teste meipso apud Westmonasterium, vicesimo octavo die Junii.
Per ipsum Regem.
June 28. Commission to John lord de Dynham to treat with Philip de Creveceur, lord of Querdes, on the part of France, for the redress of injuries. Westm.
O. xii. 191. H. v. p. iii. 133.
De Reformatione Attemptatorum contra Treugas Franciae.
An. 1. R. 3. Franc. 1. R. 3. m. 30.
Rex Praedilecto & Fideli suo, Johanni Domino de Dynham, Salutem.
Cùm pro diversis Spoliis maritimis factis primùm super Navibus, Bonis, & Mercandisis certorum Subditorum nostrorum, per Subditos Regni Franciae in Portu Boloniae, ac deindè super duabus Nayibus Philippi de Creveceur Domini dez Quordes, per Subditos nostros in Portu nostro Sandewici, nonnulli alii Subditi nostri in variis Locis Regni Franciae, cum Navibus, Bonis, & Mercandisis suis, capti, arestati, & in carceribus sicuti informamur detenti sint, in praejudicium Treugarum inter carissimum dudùm Fratrem nostrum Edwardum Regem Angliae Defunctum, & Excellentissimum Principem Consanguieum carissimum Lodovicum Franciae captarum & initarum,
Sitque inter dictum Dominum dez Quordes & vos communicatum & tractatum de aliquâ Dietâ pro Reformatione Praemissorum, inter Deputatos vestros hincinde in Opido Boloniae observandâ,
Nos,
Volentes Dietam hujusmodi ad effectum supradictum infallibiliter observari,
Damus & Concedimus vobis, Tenore Praesentium, plenam & liberam Potestatem ac Mandatum generale & speciale per vos seu Deputatos aut Deputandos vestros, cum dicto Philippo Domino dez Quardes, suisve Deputatis aut Deputandis, de modo & formâ restitutionis Navium, Bonorum, Mercandisarum, Relaxationisque Arresti Personarum, & aliorum Praemissorum, tàm in Regno Angliae quàm Franciae, conveniendi, appunctuandi, concedendi, & finaliter concludendi,
Aliamque Dietam, si oporteat, pro Executione Praemissorum, statuendi & praefigendi,
Caeteraque faciendi, excercendi, & expediendi, quae pro intertenentia instantium Treugarum, ad Utilitatem Subditorum utriusque Regni, per ipsorum Principes, ut praefertur, captarum, necessaria videbuntur, seu quomodolibet oportuna;
Promitentes, in Verbo Regio, Nos Ratum, Gratum, & Firmum perpetuò habituros quicquid Vos aut Deputati seu Deputandi vestri hujusmodi feceritis aut fecerint, eorumve aliquis fecerit in Praemissis, seu aliquo Praemissorum.
In cujus &c.
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, vicesimo octavo die Junii.
Per ipsum Regem.
June 30. John duke of Norfolk is appointed to perform the office of steward of England at the K.'s coronation. Westm.
O. xii. 191. H. v. p. iii. 133.
Super Officio Senescalli, ad Coronationem Regis, de Intendendo.
An. 1. R. 3. Pat. 1. R. 3. P. 1. m. 12.
Rex, carissimo Consanguineo suo, Johanni Duci Norffolciae, Salutem.
Sciatis quòd Nos,
De Industriâ & Circumspectione vestris pleniùs confidentes.
Assignavimus vos ad omnia & singula quae ad Officium Senescalli Angliae ad Coronationem nostram pertinent hac vice tantum faciendum & excercendum;
Et ideò vobis Mandamus quòd circa Praemissa diligenter intendatis, & ea faciatis & exequamini modo & formâ debitè antiquitùs usitatis.
In cujus &c.
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, tricesimo die Junii.
Per ipsum Regem.
June 30. Writs to the several sheriffs for the election of coroners. Westm.
O. xii. 191. H. v. p. iii. 133.
De Coronatoribus Eligendis.
An. 1. R. 3. Claus. 1. R. 3. n. 72.
Rex Vicecomiti Cumbriae, Salutem.
Quia nullus Coronator in Comitatu tuo, ad praesens de Mandato nostro electus existit, ut accepimus, Tibi Praecipimus quòd, si ita est, tunc in pleno Comitatu tuo, de assensu ejusdem Comitatûs, eligi facias tot Coronatores quot infra Comitatum tuum praedictum esse debent & solent, qu, praestitis Sacramentis prout moris est, extunc ea faciant & conservent quae ad Officium Coronatoris pertinent in eodem Comitatu; & tales eos eligi facias qui melius sciant & possint Officio illi intendere; & Nomina eorum Nobis scire facias.
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, tricesimo die Junii.
Consimilia Brevia diriguntur Vicecomitibus subscriptis, sub Datâ praedictâ; videlicet,
Vicecom. Westmerlandiae.
Vicecom. Northumbriae.
Vicecom. Lincolniae.
Vicecom. Notynghamiae.
Vicecom. Derbiae.
Vicecom. Warwici.
Vicecom. Leyc.
Vicecom. Bed.
Vicecom. Eborum.
Vicecom. Cantebr.
Vicecom. Hunt.
Vicecom. North.
Vicecom. Rotel.
Vicecom. Oxon.
Vicecom. Berks.
Vicecom. Glouc.
Vicecom. Salop.
Vicecom. Wygorn.
Vicecom. Devon.
Vicecom. Cornub.
Vicecom. Staff.
Vicecom. Buks.
Vicecom. Wiltes.
Vicecom. Somers.
Vicecom. Dors.
Vicecom. Suthampt.
Vicecom. Kantiae.
Vicecom. Midd.
Vicecom. Essexiae.
Vicecom. Hertf.
Vicecom. Norff.
Vicecom. Suff.
Vicecom. Sussex
.
June 30. Writs to the sheriffs of Northampton, Norfolk, and Huntingdon, for the election of verderers in the forests of Sawecy, Rockingham, Whittlewood, Wawbrigge, and Sapley. Westm.
O. xii. 192. H. v. p. iii. 133.
De Viridariis Eligendis.
An. 1. R. 3. Ibid.
Rex Vicecomiti Northamptoniae Salutem.
Quia nullus Viridarius in Foresta nostra de Sawecy in Comitatu tuo, de Mandato nostro & Assensu ejusdem Comitatûs, ad praesens electus est,
Tibi Praecipimus, quòd in pleno Comitatu tuo, de Assensu ejusdem Comitatûs, eligi facias tot Viridarios quot in eadem Foresta ab antiquo esse debent & solebant; qui, praestitis Sacramentis prout moris est, extunc ea faciant & conservent, quae ad Officia Viridariorum pertinent in Foresta praedicta; Et tales eos eligi facias qui melius sciant & possint Officiis illis intendere; & Nomina eorum Nobis scire facias.
Teste Rege apud Westmonasterium, tricesimo die Junii.
Rex Vic. Norff. Salutem.
Quia nullus Viridarius in Foresta nostra de Whitelwode, &c. ut supra.
Teste ut supra.
Rex Vicecomiti Northt. Salutem.
Quia nullus Viridarius in Foresta nostra de Rokyngham, &c. ut supra.
Teste ut supra.
Rex Vicecomiti Hunt. Salutem.
Quia nullus Viridarius in Forestis nostris de Wawbrigge & Sapley &c. ut supra.
Teste ut supra.