Market Privileges 1371-1380

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24/02/1371SussexOrder to John Waleys, William Neudegate, sheriff of Sussex, Roger Dalynrugge, John Leg, John de Clifton and Thomas de Grymesby, appointed by the king to buy 500 quarters of wheat in Sussex to be taken to Calais, not to take any corn from ecclesiastical lands. [CCR 1369-74, 212]
02/02/1371 Kent
Sussex
Norfolk
Suffolk
Essex
Cambridgeshire
Huntingdonshire
Commission to the sheriffs and others in the aftermentioned counties to buy grain for the king's money and to send it to Calais for the munition of that town and of the other towns, castles and fortresses there, namely 500 quarters of wheat in Kent, 500 quarters of wheat in Sussex, 1,000 quarters of wheat and 2,000 quarters of malt in Norfolk and Suffolk, 500 quarters of wheat in Essex, 1,000 quarters of wheat and 1,000 quarters of malt in Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire. [CPR 1370-74, 98-99]
22/10/1371 Abbots Ripton (Huntingdonshire)
London
Pardon of his outlawry in the husting of London to John de Yakeslee senior, citizen of London, for non-appearance to answer John de Ditton, parson of Abbots Ripton, for a debt of £750. [CPR 1370-74, 148]
22/04/1371 Aldrington (Sussex)
London
Pardon of his outlawry in the husting of London to John le merser, bailiff of Aldrington, for failing to appear to answer John Gravele, citizen and goldsmith of London, for a debt of £30. [CPR 1370-74, 69]
20/07/1371 Barrow-upon-Humber (Lincolnshire)
Barton-upon-Humber (Lincolnshire)
Order to the sheriff of Lincoln to remove a ferry over the Humber at Barrow, set on the ground of the abbot of Thornton, by Thomas Crispyn since 10/5/1369. Richard Earl of Arundell and Eleanor his wife have a ferry over the river at Barton-on-Humber with the profit in dower of Eleanor with reversion to John de Beaumont, and up to now nobody else used to have a ferry within the bounds of Redcliff and Twygrayn, only at Barrowhaven there has always been an easement for the tenants and townsmen of Barrow to cross with their property and merchandise and to take it wherever they like, without payment of toll or custom to the lords of Barton. But now Crispyn is charging 2d for one man crossing with a horse, and for one man alone sometimes 1/2d and sometimes 1d, and many profits more, and he has already taken £10. since the ferry was set up, and the earl and his wife are losing the greater part of the profit from their ferry, i.e. 10 marks per year. [CCR 1369-74, 241-42]
11/12/1371 Berwick-upon-Tweed (Northumberland)
Tindale (Northumberland)
Teviotdale (Northumberland)
Commission to enquire in Northumberland regarding information that many merchants and others of Northumberland as well of the liberties of Tindale and Teviotdale as elsewhere, are defrauding the king of his customs on wool, hides and woolfells, by selling the same to grooms having no possessions and many others and have them taken to Berwick upon Tweed and other parts of Scotland by them. [CPR 1370-74, 180]
14/11/1371 Burston (Buckinghamshire)
Aston Abbotts (Buckinghamshire)
Pardon of his outlawry in Northamptonshire to William Chapel of Burston for failing to appear to answer Gilbert Coleman, late vicar of Aston Abbotts, for a debt of 8 marks. [CPR 1370-74, 154]
17/10/1371 Guildford (Surrey)
London
Recognisance of Peter Semer, Walter Wodlond and John Semer of Guildford to Simon, bishop of London, for £54. to be levied in default of payment of their lands and chattels in Surrey. [CCR 1369-74, 334]
17/10/1371 Hanney (Berkshire)
London
Pardon of his outlawry in the husting of London to John Southebery of the parish of Hanney for his non-appearance to answer Robert Wolf, citizen and draper of London, for a debt of £9. 11s. 8d. [CPR 1370-74, 140]
06/05/1371 Huntingdon (Huntingdonshire)
London
Pardon of his outlawry in the husting of London to Thomas Spicer of Huntingdon for his non-appearance to answer William Harkested, citizen and pepperer of London, touching a plea of debt of 20 marks. [CPR 1370-74, 81]
28/06/1371Ipswich (Suffolk)Licence for Hugh Walle of Ipswich to load 1,000 weys of cheese at Ipswich and take them to Flanders to make his profit thereof. [CPR 1370-74, 114]
24/04/1371Isle of Wight (Hampshire)Order to Ralph de Ferrariis, keeper of the Isle of Wight, or his lieutenant, to allow William de Spridlington, clerk, to receive of Walter de Burton and others of the island beasts and corn to the value of 20 marks owed him by the islanders, and to take them to Southampton to sell, as the islanders have nothing else to pay their debt with. [CCR 1369-74, 223-24]
23/05/1371King's Lynn (Norfolk)Licence for Thomas Bubbe, burgess of King's Lynn, to carry 200 quarters of rye from Lynn to Norway to be exchanged for other merchandise to be brought back to the realm by him, as he recently bought the rye in Prussia and brought it to King's Lynn, but found that he could not sell the rye for as much as it cost him. [CPR 1370-74, 89]
20/10/1371 King's Lynn (Norfolk)
Kirkley (Suffolk)
Order to Reynold de Sholdam, searcher of forfeitures in the waters of Kirkley, to deliver to John Bollard of Seeland his ship and goods arrested, because unknown to him a certain merchant of King's Lynn freighted on his ship as merchandise cocketed and customed a pipe Rhenish wine and a bed to the measure of 1 baiard filled with wool without paying custom or subsidy for them, and John himself had properly paid his customs and subsidies for his own goods. [CCR 1369-74, 258]
16/09/1371LondonOrder to the collectors of the petty custom in London to allow John Aubrey and John de Hedyngham, citizens and merchants of London, to load in ships 9 tuns of honey, which they bought of men of Genoa, and after payment of customs due to take them to Dordrecht in Seeland in order to bring back to England wine to the value thereof. [CCR 1369-74, 245]
12/11/1371LondonOrder to the sheriffs of London to pay James Seland, citizen and hostler of London, from the goods of 30 Flemings who stayed in his inn for a fortnight before being arrested and after their arrest spent 7 weeks in Aldgate prison at James' cost. [CCR 1369-74, 260]
06/02/1371 London
Middlesex
Recognisance of John de Pekbrugge, knight, William de Tarent, clerk, and Nicholas Potyn, citizen of London, to John Hydyngham, citizen of London, for £200. to be levied in default of payment of their lands and chattels in Middlesex. [CCR 1369-74, 277]
06/02/1371LondonOrder to the mayor and sheriffs of London to ensure that all wines for sale are gauged according to the statute, to ensure proper measures being sold, as certain merchants and vintners of London are selling ungauged tuns and pipes of wine to the hurt and deceit of the people. [CCR 1369-74, 278]
28/06/1371LondonOrder to all the king's naval and customs officials to allow certain Italian merchants to bring certain wool and cloths through the ports in their respective districts without payment of subsidy or custom, as they were part of the cargo of 3 Genoese ships recently taken at sea. [CCR 1369-71, 217]
26/06/1371LondonOrder to the collectors and controllers of the custom on wool, hides and woolfells and of the petty custom in London to return 54 pockets of wool, 5 bales of woolfells, 1 cloth of Brabant to the attorney of the merchants of Venice and to allow them to export them to wherever they like without payment of customs or subsidies, as the said goods were captured at sea in three Genoese ships. Similarly, regarding 9 cockets (sic) of wool belonging to the merchants of Genoa. [CCR 1369-74, 216-17]
04/03/1371LondonOrder to the collectors and controller of the petty custom in London to dearrest 20 cloths of John de Pountpere, merchant of Valence, taken in two ships of Genoa without payment of customs, as the king wants "to deal amicably with the Genoese". [CCR 1369-74, 213-14]
05/03/1371 London
Yorkshire
Licence for Adam de Coppendale and Stephen his brother to buy 400 quarters of divers kinds of corn in Yorkshire and to bring them to London to make their profit, provided that they find security that they will not take it anywhere other than to London. [CPR 1370-74, 54]
28/03/1371LondonOrder to the collectors and controllers of the custom on wool, hides and woolfells and of the petty custom in London to return 1593 pockets of wool, 33 bales of woolfells, 12 bales of glasswort and 51 pieces of woollen cloth to certain Genoese merchants and to allow them to export them to wherever they like without payment of customs or subsidies, as the said goods were captured at sea in three Genoese ships. [CCR 1369-74, 216]
14/04/1371 London
Barking (Essex)
Order to the sheriffs of London not to publish further the exigents against Henry Noble of Barking, tanner, and Margery his wife, as they are now ready to answer Richard Vyncent of London, cordwainer, and Agnes his wife, for chattels to the value of 10 marks. [CCR 1369-74, 291]
24/04/1371 London
Bothal (Northumberland)
Recognisance of John Dovy, citizen of London, to Ellen Bertram, lady of Bothal, for 100 marks to be levied in default of payment of his lands and chattels in London. Defeasance of the foregoing recognisance on condition that Katherine, wife of John Dovy, shall recover no dower against Ellen or her heirs. [CCR 1369-74, 291]
17/12/1371 London
Dartmouth (Devon)
Plymouth (Devon)
Wareham (Dorset)
Commission to make inquisition concerning a ship of Dartmouth, which John de Stodeye, William de Tongge, Nicholas Brambre and Thomas Gysors, merchants of London, and Robert de Knolles, knight, loaded at Plymouth with 50 tuns of wine, 20 thousands of iron and tin, 10 thousands of "hake" and divers other wares, as well as very many goods, jewels and harness of the said Robert, for London, and the ship was broken at Wareham in Dorset and the goods and merchandise cast ashore and are detained by the men of that county. [CPR 1370-74, 181]
10/10/1371 London
Farthinghoe (Northamptonshire)
Pardon of his outlawry in the husting of London to Edmund Wastel, parson of Farthinghoe, for his non-appearance to render an account to John de Somerton and William Porter, cornmongers of London, for the time when he was their receiver. [CPR 1370-74, 138]
20/10/1371 London
Gloucester (Gloucestershire)
Pardon of his outlawry in the husting of London to Philip Alrun of Gloucester for non-appearance to answer John de Fifhide, citizen and mercer of London, for a debt of £10. [CPR 1370-74, 147]
30/07/1371 London
Goodwin Sands (Kent)
Commission to make an inquiry concerning a ship of Bayonne, loaded at Bayonne in Gascony by William Canynges, John Stodeye, Nicholas Brambre and other citizens of London, with wines and iron for London, which ship was imperilled and broken at Goodwin Sands in Kent and the goods thrown ashore and saved. [CPR 1370-74, 176]
20/05/1371 London
Harbury (Warwickshire)
Northumberland
Protection for Henry de Herbury, citizen of London, and his servants in bringing 300 cows, 200 bullocks, and 2,000 sheep from Northumberland, where he bought them, to Harbury (Warwicks.) for his stock there. [CPR 1370-74, 90]
01/07/1371 London
Lewes (Sussex)
Pardon of his outlawry in the husting of London to William de Kyngeston of Lewes for failing to appear to answer Walter atte Hoo, skinner of London, and Alice his wife, for a debt of 100 marks. [CPR 1370-74, 116]
11/10/1371 London
Pentlow (Essex)
Recognisance of Thomas Pecok of Pentlow to John Yonge, citizen of London for £10. to be levied in default of payment of his lands and chattels in Essex. [CCR 1369-74, 329]
12/03/1371 London
Southampton (Hampshire)
Melcombe Regis (Dorset)
Order to the collectors of customs in the port of Southampton to allow the weights used for weighing wool in that port to be taken to Melcombe Regis, which is in their bailiwick, at the cost of Reynold Loue, citizen and merchant of London, so he can have 300 sacks of wool bought by him in various parts of England weighed and cocketed there and take them to Calais after having paid the customs and subsidies due. [CCR 1369-74, 214]
15/03/1371 London
Westminster (Middlesex)
Order to the mayor and sheriffs of London to arrest all the goods and chattels of William Swalclif in their bailiwick, as he is bound in £68. to Reynold Loue (citizen and merchant of London, [cf. p. 214], who in turn owes the king £74. 10s. 8d. and Loue has asked for the king's help in levying his £68. as William is scheming to debar him from his due, has taken sanctuary at Westminster, and is planning to withdraw all his goods and chattels from the city of London. [CCR 1369-74, 222-23]
12/10/1371 London
Wivenhoe (Essex)
Canterbury (Kent)
Pardon of his outlawry in Essex and Kent to Thomas de Brandon, citizen and merchant of London, for non-appearance to answer John de Sutton, knight of Wivenhoe, for a debt of £240. and Simon, archbishop of Canterbury, for a debt of £59. [CPR 1370-74, 139]
01/07/1371 Long Stratton (Norfolk)
London
Pardon of his outlawry in the husting of London to John Panet of Long Stratton for his non-appearance to answer John Jernemouth, goldsmith of London, for a debt of 10 marks. [CPR 1370-74, 114]
13/11/1371Newcastle upon Tyne (Northumberland)Grant to the mayor, bailiffs, good men and commonalty of Newcastle of murage and pontage for 10 years, beyond the one year remaining of a late grant thereof. [CPR 1370-74, 154]
21/10/1371 Ramsey (Huntingdonshire)
Buckingham (Buckinghamshire)
Pardon of his outlawry in Huntingdonshire to Alan Spicer of Buckingham for failing to appear to answer Nicholas Ladeler of Ramsey for a debt of 40s. [CPR 1370-74, 142-3]
01/02/1371Rayleigh (Essex)Recognisance of John Herberge of Rayleigh to William de Berland, knight, for £200. to be levied in default of payment of his lands and chattels in Essex. [CCR 1369-74, 276]
11/10/1371Romney (Kent)Licence for William Seford of Romney to buy 100 quarters of corn and take them to Gascony for his own profit and the sustenance of the king's lieges there. [CPR 1370-74, 136]
22/08/1371Shoreham-by-Sea (Sussex)Order to the bailiffs of Shoreham to deliver to William de Asshebourne, merchant and fellmonger of London, 31 dozen fells of foynes and 5 mantles of fitchews, 1 1/2 timbers and 8 fells of grey work, 7 dozen fells of roes and 13 1/2 lb. of green thread, worth £22. 10s. belonging to him, if he can prove their ownership by marks, charters, letters of cocket or witnesses, as the said goods were plundered at sea by pirates and put ashore at Shoreham where they were arrested by the bailiffs. [CCR 1369-74, 325]
12/08/1371Shoreham-by-Sea (Sussex)Order to the bailiffs of Shoreham and John Barbour to deliver to William de Asshebourne, merchant and fellmonger of London, 31 dozen fells of foynes and 5 mantles of fitchews, 1 1/2 timbers and 8 fells of grey work, 7 dozen fells of roes, and 13 1/2 lb. of green thread, worth £22. 10s., belonging to him, as the said goods were plundered at sea by pirates and put ashore at Shoreham where they were arrested by the bailiffs. [CCR 1369-74, 328]
12/08/1371Shoreham-by-Sea (Sussex)Order to the bailiffs of Shoreham and John Barbour to deliver to William Culham, merchant of London, 35 bales of woad, 6 bales of "alum", 4 cases of "sope", 3 tuns with flax, and 14 reams of paper, worth £140., belonging to him and Roger Estfeld, late merchant of London, as the said goods were plundered at sea by pirates and put ashore at Shoreham, where they were arrested by the bailiffs. [CCR 1369-74, 328]
10/08/1371Shoreham-by-Sea (Sussex)Order to the bailiffs of Shoreham to deliver to the executors of Francis Kempe of Diest (South Brabant) late merchant of London, 3 cloths of motley, divers pieces of "rays" of Diest, 12 dozen "sadelskirtes", 6 dozen of "redlash", 1 fardel of linen cloth, 3 "rydels" and a great number of nails, "bokeles" of iron and hides silvered by the saddlers' craft in divers bags, of the value of £40. 3s. 4d. of the goods of the said Francis, which were plundered at sea by pirates and put ashore at Shoreham, where the goods were arrested by the bailiffs. [CCR 1369-74, 324]
18/08/1371Shoreham-by-Sea (Sussex)Order to the bailiffs of Shoreham and John Barbour to deliver to John Bernadyn, merchant, 334 pieces of kerchiefs of "wermoise", each piece containing 4 plights, 4 pieces of camaca "blue" containing 24 ells, and 500 ells of canvas, worth £100., belonging to him, as the said goods were plundered at sea by pirates and put ashore at Shoreham, where they were arrested by the bailiffs. [CCR 1369-74, 329]
22/08/1371 Shoreham-by-Sea (Sussex)
Bramber (Sussex)
Hove (Sussex)
Preston (Sussex)
Steyning (Sussex)
Order to the bailiffs of Shoreham and Bramber, the bailiffs of the bishop of Chicester of Hove and Preston, and the bailiffs of the abbot of Fecamp of Steyning to deliver to John Bernadyn, merchant, 334 pieces of kerchiefs of "wermoise", each piece containing 4 plights, 4 pieces of camaca "blue", containing 24 ells, and 500 ells of canvas, worth £100., belonging to him, if he can prove their ownership by marks, charters, letters of cocket or witnesses, as the said goods were plundered at sea by pirates and put ashore at Shoreham, where they were arrested by the bailiffs. [CCR 1369-74, 325]
12/09/1371 Shoreham-by-Sea (Sussex)
Hove (Sussex)
Order to the bailiffs of Shoreham and Hove to deliver to Conrad de Sancto Trudo of Almain 64 dozen and 2 sarplers of striped cloth of St Tron, worth 100 marks, belonging to him, if he can prove his ownership by marks, charters, letters of cocket or witnesses, as the said goods were plundered at sea by pirates and put ashore at Shoreham where they were arrested by the bailiffs. [CCR 1369-74, 325]
22/08/1371 Shoreham-by-Sea (Sussex)
Hove (Sussex)
Order to the bailiffs of Shoreham and Hove to deliver to William Culham, merchant of London, 35 bales of woad, 6 bales of "alum", 4 cases of "sope", 3 tuns with flax, and 14 reams of paper, worth £140. belonging to him and Roger Estfeld, late merchant of London, if he can prove their ownership by marks, charters, letters of cocket or witnesses, as the said goods were plundered at sea by pirates and put ashore at Shoreham, where they were arrested by the bailiffs. [CCR 1369-74, 325]
02/03/1371Southampton (Hampshire)Order to the collectors of customs in the port of Southampton to allow 4 lasts, 6 dakers and 2 hides of hides, as well as "kyppys" of salted hides, and 9 dakers and 4 hides securely placed in 5 tuns and 2 pipes, belonging to Nicholas de la More, 1 last, 6 dakers of salted hides, as well as of "kyppys", and 8 hides securely placed in 1 pipe, belonging to William Scallir, and 3 lasts, 9 dakers, 6 hides, belonging to John Broun, to be taken to Calais without further charge, as they were bought in Ireland and customs were paid there, and they were only brought ashore at Southampton, because the ships were arrested for the king's service. [CCR 1369-74, 213]
28/04/1371 Southampton (Hampshire)
Isle of Wight (Hampshire)
Licence until Michaelmas for John Polymond, burgess of Southampton, to buy corn and other victuals in the Isle of Wight and elsewhere in Hampshire and to bring them to Southampton for the munition thereof and of the king's ships setting out from there. [CPR 1370-74, 72]
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Date
Date of the granting of the privilege.
Place
The principal place(s) concerned.
Description
Description of the substance of the privilege. Bibliographic details are given in square brackets at the end of each entry. The abbreviations used may be found in the Editorial note.