Close Rolls, Edward III: April 1365

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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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April 1365

April 24.
Order to the sheriff of Norffolk to cause a coroner to be elected instead of William de Fewell, who is dead.
Membrane 31.
April 2.
To Roger de Wolfreton escheator in Hertfordshire. Order to assign to Andrew de Bures and Katherine his wife, who was wife of John Aynell tenant in chief, her dower of the lands of the said John her husband, sending the assignment under seal to be enrolled in chancery, although she has married the said Andrew without the king's licence, whereby her dower is forfeit to the king. By K.
The like to William de Otteford escheator in Bedfordshire and Bukinghamshire.
April 4.
To Thomas de Wythornwyk escheator within the liberty of Holdernesse. Order not to meddle further with a messuage and four bovates of land in Ryngburghneuton, twelve bovates of land in the same town, a messuage and one bovate and a half of land in Outhorne, two bovates and a half in the same town, and divers other lands within the liberty taken into the king's hand by the death of Nicholas de Thorne, delivering up any issues thereof taken; as it is found by inquisition, taken by the escheator, that the said Nicholas at his death held no lands within that liberty of the king as of the crown in his demesne as of fee, but held the first mentioned messuage and land in his demesne as of fee, and the said twelve bovates in service of the king as of the honour of Albemarle by homage and fealty, the service of doing suit at the wapentake of Holdernesse every three weeks, of the 44th part of one knight's fee, and of rendering 5d. a year to the ward of Skipse castle, the messuage and land in Outhorne in his demesne as of fee, and the said two bovates and a half there in service likewise of the said honour by homage and fealty, by the service of the 88th part of one knight's fee, and of rendering 1½d. a year to the ward of the said castle, and divers other lands within the liberty of others than the king, and that Maud wife of John de Villers, Avice and Elizabeth his daughters are his next heirs and of full age; and the king lately granted to Isabel his daughter for life all the lands which he had within the said liberty, together with the knights' fees thereto pertaining.
April 5.
To Richard de Wydeville escheator in Norhamptonshire. Order to cause Richard de Clendon, cousin and heir of Roese (Rosea) who was wife of Nicholas Parles, to have seisin of the lands of the said Roese tenant in chief by her death taken into the king's hand; as the said Richard has proved his age before the escheator, and the king has taken his homage and fealty. By p.s. [26581.]