Close Rolls, Edward III: January 1367

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Calendar of Close Rolls, Edward III: Volume 12, 1364-1369. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1910.

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January 1367

Jan. 22.
To the sheriff of York. Order to cause the abbot of Selby to have seisin of a messuage and appurtenances in Selby held by Hugh Fish of Selby outlawed for felony it is said; as the king has learned by inquisition, taken by the sheriff, that the premises have been in his hand a year and a day and are yet in his hand, that the said Hugh held them of the said abbot, and that William de Reygate escheator in Yorkshire had the year and a day and the waste, and ought to answer to the king for the same.
Jan. 20.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Order, upon the petition of the abbot of St. Mary Graces by the Tower of London, to stay their demand made by exchequer summons upon the said abbot for 10l. to the king's use as a prest, which sum on 7 March in the 29th year of his reign the king caused to be delivered at the receipt of the exchequer of his gift to the then president and the monks of the said abbey to buy certain books for the use of the abbey, discharging him thereof.