Fines Paid For Various Writs Of
(Duchy of Lancaster, Chancery Roll, no. 7. Deputy Keeper's
33rd Report, App. no. 1, pp. 24 to 39.)
1 Henry VI., 1422–3.
Sir William de Stanley, chivaler, John Blundell, of Crosseby,
Sir John Stanley, kt., Sir Richard Molyneux, chivaler, William
del Hethe, chaplain, Thomas Walker, chaplain, Richard de Pilkyngton, Richard de Chadirton, the prior of Burscogh, Henry de
Byrum, John Gerard, of Ines, Hugh de Tildesley, Robert Unton,
Richard de Dalton, Richard de Radeclif, of Dounum, Richard de
Bradley, Alured Radclif, Thomas Gylowe, Sir William Lovell,
chivaler, Richard Botiller, of Kirkland, William Abraham, vicar
of the church of Croston, Juliana Fletewod, and William, son
of Robert de Barlawe.
3 Henry VI., 1424–5.
William Esslak, executor of the will of Richard Esslak, of
Lancaster, Henry de Preston and Joan, his wife, Thomas de
Sotheworth, William de Chysnall, Catharine, widow of John,
son of Richard Caterall, executrix of the will of the said Richard,
Roger de Venables, parson of the church of Routhestorn, Ranulph
de Coton, Christopher de Tyldesley and Joan, his wife, Sir William
de Haryngton, kt., Sir Richard Molyneux, kt., Ellen, widow of
James de Haryngton, kt., Nicholas de Haryngton, Richard de
Shirburn, and Thomas de Urswyk, Edward de Chernok, Hugh
de Bradshagh, John de Bradshagh, John de Sotheworth, Catharine
Baxter, Edmund Frere, Sir Richard Molyneux, kt., William, son
of Roger de Assheton, Christopher de Preston, John le Fletcher,
chaplain, John de Assheton and Emma, his wife, Thomas, son
and heir of William Norreys, Simon Gybunsone and his son
Richard, John Gerard, of Ines, and Ellen, his wife, the Abbot of
Cokersand, Laurence Gilybrond, Hugh Gilybrond, Thurstan de
Anderton, William de Orell, Henry de Pemberton, and Henry
Blundell, Agnes, widow of Thurston de Holand, Nicholas de
Croft, esq., and John Longshagh, vicar of the church of Hurlegh,
in the county of Southampton.
4 Henry VI., 1425–6.
Roger de Ryssheton and John de Radclif, of Ordesale, 14th
October; William Merser, chaplain, Master David Price, Ralph
de Assheton, Maud, widow of John de Sonky, Rosa, widow of
Roger de Assheton, Thomas de Sotheworth, esq., James Pykering, Catherine Baker, Geoffrey, son of Richard de Bold, Isabella,
widow of John de Legh, of Shotelworth, Ralph de Prestwyche
(for an exemplification of an inquisition touching the river Irwell),
Thomas de la Warre, clerk, James del Holt, Richard de Radclif,
and Gilbert de Adburgham.
5 Henry VI., 1426–7.
John de Longshagh, vicar of the church of Horsley, Alice,
widow of Thomas de Osbaldeston, John Chaloner, of Holbroke,
Elizabeth, widow of Richard de Rixton, Sir John de Stanley, kt.,
and Ralph del Eves, executors of the will of Sir Richard de
Hoghton, kt., William de Walton, Sir John de Assheton, kt.,
John Urswyk and Agnes, his wife, Thomas la Warre, Roger de
Chernok, John de Berwyk, John Banastre, of Wakefeld, Alice
Baker, William Merser, chaplain, Thomas de Cliderhowe, Elias
de Aynesworth, John de Assheworth, Thomas Urswike, John
Brokholes, and John Drayton.
6 Henry VI., 1427–8.
William de Coppull, Richard Robynson, of Lidegate, Henry
le Birom and Lucy, his wife, and Ellen, widow of John de Par,
John de Midelton and Thomasina, his wife, Richard Spoford,
clerk, Alan de Kenet, Sarah, widow of William Gibson, Richard
Whynwhik, chaplain, William Munkrode, Richard de Kighley
and Thurstan, son of Hugh de Standish, James de Hulton, Isabella, widow of Sir Henry Scaresbrek, kt., Hugh More, Robert
Parker, Roger Travers, Henry del Knoll, William Jacsone, of
Maudesley, Peter Talbot, and William Scargell, the abbot of
Cokirsand, Joan, abbess of Syon, Nicholas del Croft, John de
Langton, parson of the church of Wigan, John de Legh, and
Hugh, son and heir of Hugh de Aghton.
7 Henry VI., 1428–9.
Richard Tunley, Richard de Tounley, Thomas Walbank,
chaplain, Thomas de Aton, of York, bowyer, Alan de Classeham, John Dobinogh, and others, Robert del Holt, of Chesum,
and Thurstan de Holand, Richard de Syngleton, chaplain, and
Robert Brokholes, Thomas Travers, and Elizabeth, widow of
Alexander de Etheleston.
8 Henry VI., 1429–30.
Agnes, widow and executrix of Robert de Blondes, the executors of the will of Giles Lovell, late prior of Lancaster, William
de Langton, parson of Wygan, John Paton, Roger Dokwra,
clerk, John Banastre of Wakefeld, Robert Becansawe, John de
Stanley, kt., Gilbert Bury, Hamo le Massy, and Christofer de
Tildesley, citizen and goldsmith of London.
9 Henry VI., 1430–1.
William de Haryngton, chivaler, Thomas de Radclif, kt., the
executors of the will of William de Berdesey, of Berdesey, the
executor of the will of William Moton, chaplain, Richard del
Merssh, of Ditton, Richard Risley, James de Langton, Richard
Botiller, Ralph, son of John de Assheton, Robert de Haryngton,
kt., and Robert Brokholes, William Haukesegh, William Lovell,
kt., James Pykeryng and Joan, his wife, Henry de Kyghley, and
James de Langton.
10 Henry VI., 1431–2.
John de Radclyf, of Ordesale, kt., and Joan, his wife, Alice,
widow of Ralph de Langton, kt., Alice, widow of Thomas de
Osbaldeston, of Keuerdale, Edmund de Trafford, John de Radclyf, of Chaderton, and Elizabeth, his wife, Edward de Stanley,
Robert de Orell, William de Langton, late parson of Wygan,
Roger Passemych and Katherine, his wife, Henry Mosok of
Liverpool and Joan, his wife, Thomas Brigge and Margery, his
wife, Henry de Shotilworth, Roger de Bolton, junior (against John
de Bradshagh and others), Robert Unton, John de Bradshagh and
Richard, his brother, Margaret, widow of Ralph de Langford, kt. (for
a writ of dower against Thomas, Bishop of Durham, and others),
John de Broghton, esq., and Margaret, his wife, Alice, widow
of John Gerrard del Brynne (for a writ of dower against Peter
Gerrard), John Huntyngdon, clerk, Richard Bothe, Roger
Bothe (for a writ of covenant against Richard, son of John
Byron, kt.), John de Bradshagh, of Bradshagh, and Richard,
his brother, William Lathewayte, of Pemberton, Henry del
Hull, of Totyngton, John de Radclyff, of Chaderton, kt., Henry,
son of Henry de Scaresbrek, kt., William Robynsone Atkynsone,
of Claghton, yeoman, Richard Chorlegh, William Jacsone of
Maudesley, Anton Banastre, John Banastre, of Walton, John de
Aghton, of Hoghwyk, Agnes, Katherine, Elizabeth, and Joan,
daughters and co-heiresses of William de Thorneton, of Thorneton (for the seal fee on letters patent of exemplification of divers
writs and inquisitions touching their inheritance), Thomas Sadler,
of Wygan, chaloner, James de Langton, parson of Wygan,
Nicholas Geffraysone, the executors of the will of Ralph de Radclyf, kt., Margaret, widow of Milo de Blakeburne, Ralph de Radclyf, Thomas Urswyk, esq., and Richard de Blundell, Hugh de
Huyton, parson of Eccleston, Richard de Chester, vicar of St.
Mary's, Lancaster, and Thomas, brother of Henry de Trafford
(for respite of homage).
11 Henry VI., 1432–3.
Thurstan de Tyldeslegh, Simon Perpunt, Thurstan Byrum,
John Westhyl, William de Becansawe, John de Huntyngdon,
clerk, Ralph de Assheton, Henry, son of Nicholas Blundell, and
John and Robert, his brothers, executors of their father's will, and
Thomas, abbot of Cokersand.
12 Henry VI., 1433–4.
Thomas Norreys, Edmund de Trafford, kt., Arthur and Otwell, sons and executors of John Nowell, of Reved, John de
Pilkyngton, kt., Robert de Pilkyngton, esq., Henry de Fletewode,
Alice, widow of John de Clyderhowe, John de Whiteledale, of
Wyresdale, Robert de Billyngham, esq., Arthur and Otwell, sons
of John Nowell, of Rede, Christopher de Radclyf and Joan, his
wife, Henry Scaresbrek, William del Shagh, the elder, and Joan,
his wife, the Abbot of Whallay, Henry Fletewode, and others.
13 Henry VI., 1434–5.
Alexander, son and heir of Nicholas, son of John Nowell (for
respite of homage), Joan, widow of Thomas Nightgale, and
Richard, his son, Henry de Kyghley, Christopher Banastre, John
de Stanley, chivaler, Ralph Byrtwesill, of the parish of Burnley,
Richard Molyneux, chivaler, Robert de Rygby and Elizabeth, his
wife, William Thornehill, Geoffrey Fildyng, John Wrennaw,
Richard Beby, Thomas le Causey, miller, William Wynstanley,
Cecilia, widow of Ralph de Radclyf, kt., Henry de Scaresbrek,
Robert, abbot of Furness, Henry de Kighley, and Thomas de
14 Henry VI., 1435–6.
John de Eccleston, Robert Gerard and others, Thomas, abbot
of Cokerham, William de Faryngton, Alice, widow of Robert del
Holt, Robert de Haryngton, kt., and Thomas de Haryngton, esq.,
John de Claghton and Elizabeth, his wife, William Bothe, clerk,
and John Byrom, kt., Alice, widow of William de Legh, Thomas
de Tarleton, chaplain, Richard del Zate, chaplain, Ralph Boteler,
and Richard le Mylner, executors of the will of William Abraham,
late vicar of Croston, Nicholas le Botiller, of Rouclif, and John de
Pilkyngton, of Whithull.
15 Henry VI., 1436–7.
Antony Banastre, Henry Bowes, esq., Thomas, abbot of
Cokersand, Thomas, prior of Penwortham, Thomas de Hesketh,
and Hugh de Hesketh, Laurence de Standyssh and Joan, his wife,
Thomas de Fisshewyk; writ of Postdisseisin, in favour of Agnes,
widow of Ralph de Bradshagh, against Laurence de Standyssh in
respect of lands in Wygan and Shevynton, as her dower, 21st
March; like writ at the suit of the same Agnes against Alexander de Standyssh and Constance, his wife, 21st March.
16 Henry VI., 1437–8.
John Beron, kt., James de Walton, James de Langton, clerk,
Richard de Hulton, Peter de Worsley, Thomas de Bethum, Joan,
widow of Matthew Gelybrond, Robert de Sale, William Lumner,
the executors of the will of Edmund Frere, the Abbot of Vale
Royal, Richard Broune, Robert de Radclyf and others, Robert de
Haryngton, kt., and Christiana, his wife, and Nicholas Botiller de
Rauclyf, esq., Robert Laurence, kt., John Longton, John Byron,
kt., Robert de Longley, Alice, widow of John de Berwyk,
Elias de Aynesworth, Richard de Caterall, the elder, and others,
Robert de Haryngton, kt., and Henry Bolde.
17 Henry VI., 1438–9.
John de Okulshagh, vicar of Croston, James de Aynesworth,
Thomas de Haryngton, Thomas de Radclyf, kt., and Robert
Longley, Edward, son of Robert de Lathum, Robert de Rygby
and Elizabeth, his wife, William de Haryngton, kt., Thomas de
Stanley, kt., and Henry de Hoghton, William Greneholl, of Preston,
Thomas de Haryngton, esq., Laurence de Hamerton, Henry de
Scaresbrek, Agnes, widow of John Bonyfaunt, and William Bonyfaunt, clerk, Henry de Scaresbrek, and Thomas de Barton, of
Barton, Henry de Passe, John de Legh, and Isabella, widow of
William del Legh.
18 Henry VI., 1439–40.
Henry de Radclyf, Master Gilbert Halsall, Gilbert de Scaresbrek and Elizabeth, his wife, Thomas de Haryngton, esq., and
Edmund Skirauch, William de Heton, Alan de Thorneton, Roger
de Bolton, Hugh Cay, John Botiller and Elizabeth, his wife,
Agnes, widow of John Bonyfaunt, Ralph de Prestwych, Margaret, widow of William Haryngton, kt., Thomas Haryngton and
John Haryngton, sons of the aforesaid William, and Alexander
Radclyf, executors of the will of the said William Haryngton,
otherwise called William de Haryngton, cousin of William, lord
Haryngton, John Robynson, of Overkellet, Roger Scarthwayt,
Gilbert Cunclyf, Edmund Parker, and John Byron, chivaler.
(Duchy of Lancaster, Close Roll, no. 2. Deputy Keeper's
37th Report, App. no. 2, pp. 175–6.)
31 Henry VI., 1453.
At the sitting at Lancaster on Monday next after the feast
of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 31 Henry VI.,
. . . . . . gives a fine for a writ of debt, 28th July, 31 Henry
VI. Robert Croke the like for a writ of robbery, same date.
32 Henry VI., 1454.
At the sitting on Monday in the third week of Lent,
Katherine, who was the wife of Richard Botiller, of Kirkeland,
gives a fine for a writ of dower, 28th March, 32 Henry VI.
William Bradford the like for a writ of debt, same date.
34 Henry VI., 1455–6.
Nicholas Tode, William Heton, John Botiller, kt., Oliver
Nuthowe, and William Noereys, esq.
35 Henry VI., 1456–7.
Peter de Legh, esq.; Margery, who was the wife of Henry
Robynson; Thomas Haryngton, kt., and John Haryngton, esq.
36 Henry VI., 1457–8.
William Coppull the elder; the abbot of the monastery of
St. Mary of Whalley; Thomas Nelson; and Richard Banastre,
dated 28th July, 36 Henry VI.
(Duchy of Lancaster, Close Roll, no. 3. Deputy Keeper's
37th Report, App. no. 2, p. 177.)
37 Henry VI., 1458–9.
John Botiller, kt., 28th January, for a writ of covenant, and
Richard West, (fn. 1) kt., for a writ of formedon, 22nd February, 37
38 Henry VI., 1459–60.
Thomas Nicoll, late rector of Aldyngham, John Haryngton,
clerk, Roger Betham, esq., and John Forton, executors of the will
of William Haryngton, late lord of Aldyngham, otherwise called
William, late Lord Haryngton, 5th February; Hugh Worthington, for a writ of formedon, 17th March; and Roger Asshawe,
for a writ of debt, 8th July, 38 Henry VI.