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Close Rolls, Edward II: November 1312

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Calendar of Close Rolls, Edward II: Volume 1, 1307-1313. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1892.

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November 1312

Nov. 7.
Windsor.
Adam son of Robert de Hakebech acknowledges that he owes to Hugh son of Hugh de Quappelade 4l.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his land and chattels in cos. Norfolk and Lincoln.
Membrane 23d.
Enrolment of grant by Roger de Blokkesworthe, clerk, to James de Blaneford, of Brombeleye, and Matilda his wife of all the tenements with houses built upon them that they have in Brombeleye, co. Middlesex, of the gift of the late Odo le Spicer, of London, lying between the tenement of the late Richard le Beel on the south and the tenement of John de Cranlee on the north, extending from the king's highway leading from the church of Brambeleye (sic) to the bridge of Stratford on the west to the garden of the prioress and convent of St. Leonard's Brombeleye on the east. Witnesses: Edmund Camm, Roger de Londoneston, William Right, John de Cranlee, John de Tuynham, of Brombeleye; William Hert, Robert de Lynton, Alan de Bolyndon, of Stebbenhuth; Roger the Clerk.
Memorandum, that the said Roger came into chancery, on November 5, and acknowledged the above deed.
Nov. 6.
Windsor.
Robert de Monte Alto, knight, acknowledges that he owes to Thomas Cok, of Abyndon, merchant, 104l. 11s. 8d.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in cos. Norfolk, Suffolk, and Buckingham. Cancelled on payment.
Humphrey de la Rokele acknowledges that he owes to Roger de Bosenho, of Hamslape, 4l. 4s.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Buckingham.
Enrolment of release by William son of Simon de Halle to John de Sellingge, citizen of London, of his right in the tenements that came to him by inheritance from his father in the towns of Hedecrone and Frytyngdenne, together with his reversion after the death of his mother Joan in the tenement held by her in free bench according to the form of gavelkind (kavelykende) in Hedecrone and Frythyngdenne. Dated at Plukele, on Sunday, 5 November, 6 Edward II. Witnesses: John le Frend; John de Plukele; Hamo his son; Eustace atte Cyrke; Edmund Berenykel; Thomas de Croundale; Thomas de Pyryfeld; William le Pyx; John de Fordmell, clerk; Elias his brother; William de Frodmell; Gilbert le Pylecherre; John son of William le Chapman, clerk.
Enrolment of bond from John de Sellyngge, citizen of London, to William son of Simon de Halle of Frythyngdenne for the payment of 50 marks to him or his attorney at Plukele at the Purification; for payment whereof he charges his lands and goods. Dated at Plukele, November 3, 6 Edward II. Witnesses: John de Plukele; Hamo his son; John le Frende; Eustace atte Girke; Edmund Berenykel; Thomas de Crounddale.
Memorandum[entry incomplete].
Nov. 13.
Windsor.
Hugh de Boklonde acknowledges that he owes to John le Noble, of Wynterburn, 4l.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Southampton.
Enrolment of demise by William son of Simon de Halle to Elias atte Nynne of all the tenement that the said William inherited from his father, from St. Peter ad Vincula, 2 Edward II. for the lifetime of the said Elias and until Michaelmas following his death, at a yearly rent of 20s., for which Elias has satisfied him for five years in advance. Elias is to acquit the lessor against the lords of the fees for their services, and he is to be allowed 'housbot' and 'heybot' from the woods growing on the same. Witnesses: Sir John de Paris, rector of the church of Plukele; John de Plukele; Thomas de Cromdale; John le Frend; John de Geldeburn; Eustace atte Girke; Nicholas de Bathewolden; John de Bathewolden; William atte Heye; John his brother; William the Clerk. [Undated.]
Enrolment of deed by William son of Simon de Halle, releasing to the said Elias atte Nynne all his right in his inheritance in Hedecrone and Frithingdenne, demised to Elias by the preceding deed, and his right and reversion in the tenement that his mother Joan holds in freebench according to the form of 'gavelekende.' Dated at Plukele, 12 June, 5 Edward II. Witnesses: John de Plukele; Hamo his son; John le Frend; Edmund Bernikel; Thomas de Crondale; Thomas de Pinfelde, the elder; William atte Nynne; Eustace atte Girke; Salomon de Rode; Edmund de Bochust; Thomas de Speldh[ers]t; Sired de Belhurst; Roger the Clerk.
Memorandum, that on Saturday after the feast of All Saints, to wit November 4, W. bishop of Worcester, then keeper of the king's great seal, delivered the seal of the senalschalcy of Gascony under the king's privy seal to Reginald Leopardi, yeoman of Sir Guy Ferre then in Gascony for the king's affairs, together with the following letters of the king: letters patent granting the office of seneschal of the said duchy [of Aquitaine] to Sir Stephen Ferioli; letters patent directed to all persons concerning his fee whilst steward; letters close to admit [him to] the office of seneschal; other letters close to use the council of the said Guy; other letters [to the] steward of Gascony to send by land or sea as, etc., Hugh Hugelini and his fellows to Westminster to account; other letters to Master John Guitardi, late one of the receivers of the duchy, to come to account; other letters to the said John Guitardi, controller of Bordeaux, to bring with him the rolls, papers, etc., to charge those who render account; other letters to John de Hustweyt to come to account for the time when he was treasurer of the Agnois; also to Albert Medici to come to account for the time when he was one of the receivers of the issues of the said duchy; also to Guy to receive the oath of the seneschal and deliver to him the seal of the duchy; also to the said Guy, coming to England, to return thither and execute the king's affairs by all means.
Nov. 20.
Windsor.
Henry de Ernesfast acknowledges that he owes to Peter Cosyn, merchant of Malynes, 40l.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Berks.
Nov. 24.
Windsor.
To the sheriff of Berkshire. Orders to cause the bridges over the rivers (ultra riparias) about Redinges and Neubiri to be made and repaired forthwith as they were wont to be made and repaired, and to keep them so that no one sport (riveet) thereon, as the king proposes to sport (riveare) there himself shortly. By K.
The like to the sheriff of Hertford and Essex for the bridges over the rivers about Hertford and Ware.
Membrane 22d.
Nov. 14.
Windsor.
Henry Nasard, citizen and merchant of London, acknowledges that he owes to Hugh le Despenser, the elder, 80l.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in cos. Kent and Essex.
Cancelled on payment.
John de Bassingburn acknowledges that he owes to John Vanne 40 quarters of oats, price 2s. a quarter; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Essex.
Nov. 20.
Windsor.
William de Redhogh came before the king, on Monday after St. Edmund the archbishop, and sought to replevy his land in Newcastle-on-Tyne, taken into the king's hands for his default before the justices of the Bench against John de la Gore and Matilda his wife. This is signified to the justices.
Master Roger de Boudon acknowledges that he owes to Master Hugh de Warkenby 20l.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. York.
Cancelled on payment.
Nov. 20.
Windsor.
To the chevins of the town of Douay. The king's merchant Robert Selyman, of Stafford, complains to the king that although Ralph Calward, Peter Calward, and Peter de Bruyle, merchants of Douay, have bound themselves by their letters to him for 160l. sterling for wool bought from him at Boston fair, they secretly left the kingdom before the terms fixed for payment without paying him; wherefore the king requests them to hear the complaint of the said Robert and to cause justice to be done to him in the recovery of his money and damages, so that renewed complaint do not come to the king.
Nov. 24.
Windsor.
Richard Frankeleyn, of Suthyevile, acknowledges that he owes to Florencia de Notingham 60l.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in cos. Bedford and Essex.
Peter Pycot, knight, acknowledges that he owes to John de Coton, burgess of London, and William del Wold, 26l.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Essex.
Cancelled on payment.
John de Roteham acknowledges that he owes to John de Kingesbury 30s.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Sussex.
Hawysia, late the wife of William de Monte Forti, and John de Crosseby, parson of the church of Perham, diocese of Chichester, acknowledge that they owe to Henry de Malynes 12 marks 3s. 4d.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in cos. Sussex and Oxford.
Cancelled on payment.
Memorandum, that Isabella, queen of England, bore the king his firstborn son in the castle of Wyndesore on Monday after St. Martin, who was baptized in the chapel of St. Edward in the same castle on Thursday following by Sir A. cardinal priest of St. Prisca, and his godfathers (compatres) were R. bishop of Poitiers, the pope's chamberlain, J. bishop of Bath and Wells, and W. bishop of Worcester, Sir Louis, count of Evreux, Sir John de Britannia, earl of Richmond, Sir Aymer de Valencia, earl of Pembroke, and Hugh le Despenser. [Fdera.]
Membrane 21d.
Nov. 26.
Windsor.
To R. count of Flanders. Request that he will give credence to William de Dene, knight, and Richard de Stury, burgess of Shrewsbury, whom the king is sending to him to explain the king's will touching the agreement made between the king's council and John, lord of Fienles, knight, and William de Nyvell, knight, the count's envoys, which could not be carried into effect at the time fixed owing to divers hindrances that arose in this realm, of which the count is no doubt aware; the king having heard and understood what William Pisson, knight, and Giles de Hertzberghes, the count's yeoman, lately sent to the king to make peace concerning the affair at Crasdune and other wrongs between the king's and the count's subjects, have expounded before his council. [Fdera.]
Nov. 25.
Windsor.
To the countess of Dreux. The king has received complaint from Walter de Alemuth, master of his ship called 'la Plentee,' that whereas he lately arrived at the port of St. Valery-sur-Somme with divers goods in the said ship, the countess's castellans and bailiffs of that town violently arrested and imprisoned him and his men, and searched and detained the said goods; wherefore the king requests her to hear the complaint of the said Walter and to do justice to him and his men, so that it may not behove the king to provide them with another remedy in her default. She is to write back by the bearer what she has caused to be done in this matter. By p.s. [2539.]
Nigel Drury, citizen of London, acknowledges that he owes to Master John Fraunceis, clerk, 40l.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in the city of London.