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Close Rolls, Edward III: September 1354

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Calendar of Close Rolls, Edward III: Volume 10, 1354-1360. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1908.

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September 1354

Sept. 22.
Westminster.
To Guy de Seyntcler, escheator in the county of Huntingdon. Order not to intermeddle further with a messuage, a dovecote, a carucate of land, 4 acres of meadow and 5 acres of underwood in Upwod, as the king has learned by inquisition taken by the escheator that the premises came into the king's hand by reason of the minority of John son and heir of John de Dene, knight, who held by knight service of the abbey of Rammeseye, lately void and in the king's hand, who died while a minor in the king's wardship, and that Ada, one of the sisters of John de Dene, aunt of the said John son of John, and John Nevill, son of Margaret, second sister of John de Dene, cousin of John the son, are his next heirs and of full age, and before the death of the said heir the king took the fealty of the abbot of Rammeseye and restored the temporalities.
Membrane 15.
Sept. 1.
Westminster.
To Hugh de Louthre, escheator in Westmorland. Order not to intermeddle further with the lands taken into the king's hand by the death of Joan late the wife of Richard de Musgrave, knight, delivering the issues thereof to Robert son of Richard de Musgrave, as the king has learned by inquisition taken by the escheator that Joan at her death held three parts of the manor of Crosseby Gerard, certain lands in Little Musgrave and a moiety of the manor of Soulby for her life, by a fine levied in the king's court, with remainder after her death to the said Robert and the heirs of his body, and that the said three parts and the lands in Little Musgrave are held of the heir of Robert de Clifford, tenant in chief, a minor in the king's wardship, to wit, the three parts by the service of 8s. 6¾d. the said lands by the service of 11s. 4d. yearly to cornage, and the said moiety is held of another than the king, and that the said Robert son of Richard is of full age, and the king has taken his fealty for the said three parts and lands.
Sept. 3.
Westminster.
To the mayor and bailiffs of Sandwich. Order to take into the king's hand without delay a ship of John Tynard of St. Valéry (de Sancto Walerico) in that port and all his goods and chattels found therein which belonged to him at the time when he touched at that port, and to keep them safely until further order, certifying the king in chancery of the value of the said ship and goods, as John has been taken at the suit of Robert Clement of Hamelhoke and is imprisoned in Neugate prison, for a robbery made at sea by him and certain other pirates of St. Valéry upon Robert of a ship and divers goods and merchandise to the value of 100l. within the precincts of the Cinque Ports after the proclamation of the truces between the king and his adversaries of France, and because he is a notorious pirate, as the king is informed. By C.
Sept. 6.
Westminster.
To Guy de Seyntcler, escheator in the county of Huntingdon. Order not to intermeddle further with a messuage, a carucate of land, 4 acres of meadow and 5 acres of underwood in Upwode, as the king has learned by inquisition taken by the escheator that the premises came into the king's hands by reason of the minority of John son and heir of John de Dene, knight, who held by knight service of the abbey of Rameseye, lately void and in the king's hand, that the heir died while a minor in the king's wardship after the restitution of the temporalities of the abbey, and that Ada, one of the sisters of John de Dene, aunt of John the son, and John Nevill son of Margaret second sister of John de Dene, also aunt of John the son, are his next heirs and of full age.
Sept. 19.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Middlesex. Order to take into the king's hand all the goods and chattels of Robert de Campsale, late clerk of the king's works in the palace of Westminster, and to keep them safely until further order, certifying the king in chancery, without delay, of their nature and value, as Robert is dead, and has not rendered account to the king for divers sums of money received by him for the time when he was in the said office.
By C.
Sept. 26.
Westminster.
To Saier de Rocheford, escheator in Rutland. Order to take security from John son of Aubrey de Wittelbury brother and heir of Thomas de Wittelbury, tenant in chief, for satisfying the king for the value of his marriage three weeks from Michaelmas next and to cause him to have seisin of all the lands whereof Thomas was seised at his death in his demesne as of fee, as John has proved his age before the escheator and the king has taken his homage. By p.s. [22532.]