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Close Rolls, Edward I: September 1299

Pages 318-319

Calendar of Close Rolls, Edward I: Volume 4, 1296-1302. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1906.

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September 1299

Sept. 12.
Canterbury.
John de Clynton, knight, and William de Sutton acknowledge that they owe to Henry de Craystock, clerk, 20s.; to be levied, in default of payment, of their lands and chattels in co. Warwick.
Sept. 17.
Canterbury.
William Person of Florence acknowledges that he owes to the king 80 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in London.
Sept. 15.
Canterbury.
To the sheriff of Salop and Stafford. Order to cause proclamation to be made prohibiting any one, under pain of forfeiture of life and limb, lands, and of everything that he holds in the realm, from tourneying, tilting (bordeare) or jousting, or making assemblies, or otherwise going armed within the realm without the king's special licence.
The like to all the sheriffs of England.
Sept. 18.
Canterbury.
William Peny came before the king, on Friday after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, and sought to replevy to William Coket and Alice, his wife, Roger Urry, William Bacham, John de (sic) Sumeter, William de Vyncestr[e], and Richard le Ismongere their land in Orcheston and Maydeneton, which was taken into the king's hands for their default before the justices of the Bench against Joan, late the wife of Gilbert Giffard. This is signified to the justices.
To the treasurer and barons of the exchequer. Order to cause John de Lancastr[ia], who is staying in the king's service in the Marches of Scotland for the defence of those parts, as the king learns by the testimony of Ralph son of William, the captain (capitanei) of his garrison (municionis) there, to have respite during the king's pleasure for all debts due to the exchequer, as the king has granted him such respite.
The like to the sheriffs of Northumberland, Westmoreland, and Essex.
Sept. 21.
Leeds.
To R. archbishop of Canterbury. Order to be at the New Temple, London, at St. Luke's next, to deliberate and have council with the other subjects of the king who will be there present upon certain arduous affairs urgently concerning the king and the estate of his realm, which will be there expounded to him on the king's behalf. [Parl. Writs.]
The like to four bishops, four earls and five others. [Ibid.]
Sept. 17.
Canterbury.
To Edmund, earl of Cornwall. Order to be with the king at York with horses and arms on the morrow of Martinmas next as well armed as possible, in order to set out with the king against the Scotch rebels, against whom it is necessary for the king to go in force, the king having already warned the earl to be ready to come to him within forty days of being summoned. [Fœdera; Parl. Writs.]
The like to eleven earls and ninety-seven others. [Ibid.]
Sept. 17.
Canterbury.
To the sheriff of York. Order to cause proclamation to be made that all men at arms shall be ready to come to the king as above, the king having already ordered him to cause proclamation to be made that they should be ready to come to him within forty days of being summoned. [Ibid.]
Sept. 25.
Leeds.
To the justices of the Bench. Notification that Simon de Sprotton came before the king, on Friday after St. Matthew, and sought to replevy to Roger son of William de Sprotton and William de Sprotton and Joan, his wife, their land in Thorp near Charwell, which was taken into the king's hands for Roger's default before the justices against Jul[iana], daughter of Fulk de Thorp.
Sept. 27.
Leeds.
To the abbot and convent of Croyland. Request that they will admit into their house Adam de Skyrewyth, who has long and faithfully served the king, and whom the king is sending to them, and that they will find him for life the necessaries of life, making to him letters patent under the seal of their chapter granting the same to him.
By K. on the information of J. de Benstede.