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Close Rolls, Edward III: February 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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February 1365

Feb. 3.
Westminster.
Ralph Hikkebrid of Craunford to Robert de Blatherwyk. Recognisance for 20 marks, to be levied etc. in Middlesex.
Membrane 35d.
Writing of Martin de Fisshacre, being a quitclaim with warranty to William Cary, his heirs and assigns, of all lands, rents and services in Bogheweye, Hoo, Crofte and Ennewylle and of the ferry between Dertemuth and Kyngiswere. Witnesses: Nicholas de la Pomeray, William de Luscote, John Speek, John de Ferers of Churcheston, Adam Cole. Dated Bogheweye, Tuesday before St. Thomas the Apostle 38 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 13 February this year.
Writing of Eleanor daughter of Alice Pademere daughter of John Pademere knight, being a quitclaim with warranty to Richard son of Thomas Colepeper knight (militis), his heirs and assigns, of all the lands sometime of her said mother in the towns of Brencheslee and Peapingbery. Dated Brenchesle, Thursday after the Purification 39 Edward III. Witnesses: John Colepeper, John Chitecroft, William de Halden, John Wardeden, William Broke.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 13 February.
Writing of William son and heir of Sir Simon de Swanlond knight, inspecting and confirming to Robert son and heir of Sir John de Mountneye, his heirs and assigns, with power to distrain for arrears, a deed of the said Sir Simon made to Sir John de Mounteny knight and his heirs of a yearly rent of 20 marks [text follows]. Witnesses: John de Braham knight, Lyonet de Bradenham, Clement de Bretenham, Roger de Wolfreton, John Chilterne, William Berard. Dated London, 3 February 39 Edward III. French.
The deed above recited is a bond indented with warranty of Simon de Swanlond merchant of London to Sir John de Mounteney knight in 20 marks of yearly quit rent payable at the four usual terms by even portions, to be taken of all the lands and rents which the said Simon had of the gift and feoffment of the said Sir John in the town of Northmymmes co. Hertford, with power to distrain for arrears. Witnesses: John de Mounchensi knight, Roger de Louthe, Thomas Williot, John de Totenhale, Adam Miles, Thomas Derk. Dated Northmymmes, Friday the Nativity of St. John Baptist 1317, 10 Edward [II]. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 15 February.
Feb. 17.
Westminster.
Thomas de Maulay to John duke of Lancastre. Recognisance for 100l. payable by instalments; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in Yorkshire.
Cancelled on payment.
Feb. 21.
Westminster.
Thomas atte More of Sussex to Nicholas de Kaerwent parson of Crondale co. Suthampton. Recognisance for 20l., to be levied etc. in Sussex.
Feb. 8.
Westminster.
John de la Hale knight to Thomas Tyrell knight. Recognisance for 100l., to be levied etc. in Dorset.
Cancelled on payment.
Charter of Thomas Tyrell knight, giving with warranty to John de la Hale knight, his heirs and assigns, his manor of Penyton co. Suthampton. Dated Westminster, Friday after the Purification 39 Edward III.
Writing of Thomas Tyrell knight, being a letter of attorney to John Neyrnuyt, Thomas de Mordon and Simon Auntyoche to deliver to Sir John de la Hale knight seisin of the manor of Penyton according to the foregoing charter. Dated Westminster, Friday after the Purification 39 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing charter and writing, 8 February.
Memorandum of a mainprise by Richard la Zusche knight, William Strode and John de la Hay, appearing in person in chancery, for the abbot of St. Albans guardian of William son of John Aignel a minor, concerning which wardship is pending a plea in chancery between the king and the said abbot, that the abbot shall have the said heir in chancery in the quinzaine of Easter next to do as shall then be appointed concerning him by counsel of the king, and that he shall not marry him in the mean time, but keep him well as is fitting.
Note that the prior of Gisburn has a day to be in person in chancery in the quinzaine of Easter next to answer concerning matters which shall be laid against him on the king's behalf.
Feb. 15.
Westminster.
To Robert de Thorpe and John Knyvet justices of assize in Suffolk. Order, if assured that the tenements put in view in an assize of novel disseisin concerning tenements in Kentewell before them arraigned by William Neve and Joan his wife against David de Strabolgi earl of Athole and others are parcel of the manor of Kentewellehalle, to behave circumspectly in the matter so that no hurt or prejudice to the king may arise; as the king has learned that the said plaintiffs have put in view divers lands which are parcel of the said manor, now for particular causes in the king's hand as appears by certificate of Roger de Wolfreton the escheator sent into chancery by the king's command, and that it would tend to the king's prejudice if they should proceed to that assize without advising him.
Membrane 34d.
Writing of William de Wynterbourne, being a quitclaim with warranty to Roger de Manyngford, his heirs and assigns, of all the lands, meadows, woods, feedings and pastures which the said Roger holds for life of the demise of Geoffrey de Bares and Margaret his wife in Hulselde and Halfhyde by fine levied in the king's court, the reversion whereof the said Geoffrey by his writing granted to the said William, his heirs and assigns, by virtue of which grant the said Roger in full county at Dorchestre on Monday in the octaves of St. Hilary 38 Edward III attorned tenant to the said William. Witnesses: Nicholas Poyntz, John de la Hale knights, Thomas de Brudeport, John Brunyng, William Payn, John de Frompton, Walter Mortymer, John Michel, Thomas Bosse, William Brut, William Spencer. Dated Dorchestre, Thursday after the octaves of St. Hilary aforesaid.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 5 February this year.
Writing indented of John Sonynghulle of Berkshire, demising with warranty to William le Venour citizen of London, his heirs and assigns, for his life and the life of Mabel his wife and for ten years from the death of the longest liver, the manor of Styntesford and Frome Bonvyleston co. Dorset by him previously granted, by fine levied between the parties, to the said William for life at a yearly rent of 20 marks at Michaelmas and Easter by even portions to hold of the said John and his heirs rendering yearly one rose at Midsummer for all service and demand, discharging the manor of the former rent. Dated London, Thursday before the Purification 39 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 5 February.
Writing of Thomas de Rookwode, brother of John de Rookwode, being a quitclaim to Richard de Everdon and Henry his son, William Cheddre, William Taillour of Burnham chaplain, and Walter de Tentebury, their heirs and assigns, of the manor of Childe Okford and a mediety of the advowson of the church thereof, and of two messuages in Fitelford co. Dorset. Dated Monday the morrow of the Purification 39 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 5 February.
Jan. 26.
Westminster.
Walter de Wauncy appoints Nicholas de Spaigne clerk his attorney to sue execution of a recognisance for 20l. to him made by Hildebrand de London on 7 November in the 12th year of the reign, to receive the money and cause the recognisance to be cancelled.
Memorandum that this appointment was received by John de Hilton clerk, by writ of dedimus potestatem which is on the files for this year.
Feb. 8.
Westminster.
Reynold Perot of Berkshire to Thomas Restewold of the same county. Recognisance for 100l., to be levied in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in Berkshire.
Feb. 8.
Westminster.
Thomas Restewold of Berkshire to Reynold Perot of the same county. Recognisance for 100l., to be levied etc. in Berkshire.
Feb. 8.
Westminster.
John de Seint Clier knight to Queen Philippa. Recognisance for 100l., to be levied etc. in Sussex.
Writing of Thomas de la Mare, granting with warranty to William bishop of Winchester, his heirs and assigns, the remainder of divers lands in Larkeby, Caldecote and elsewhere within the parish of Coleshull co. Berks, now held of the said Thomas by Richard Bolle, Christina his wife and John their son by indenture for their lives at a yearly rent of 20s. payable at Michaelmas and the Annunciation by even portions and a heriot after the death of the longest liver, with reversion to the said Thomas and his heirs. Witnesses: Warin de Insula, Amaury de Sancto Amando, Thomas de Besyles, Richard de Abberbury, William de Makkeneye, Henry de Bokesworth, Gilbert de Shotesbrok, John de Bockote, John Cleet, John de Eketon. Dated Coleshull co. Berks, 6 February 39 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 11 February.
Writing of Thomas de la Mare, granting with warranty to the rector and brethren of the house or monastery of St. Augustine Edyndon and to their successors the remainder of a messuage, one carucate of land and 20 acres of meadow in Fershesdon by Heighworth co. Wyltes, now held of the said Thomas by John Goseye and Maud his wife by indenture for their lives at a yearly rent of 6 marks payable at Michaelmas and the Annunciation by even portions and a heriot after the death of the longest liver, with reversion to the said Thomas and his heirs. Witnesses: Robert de la Mare knight, Thomas de Hungurford, John de Lustushulle, William de Warghton, John Witside. Dated Heighworth, 6 February 39 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 11 February.
Writing of Thomas de Edyngdon, son and heir of Gilbert de Edyngdon, giving to Henry Molyns the younger, his heirs and assigns, a yearly rent of 10l. to be taken at Easter and Michaelmas by even portions of all the lands of the said Thomas, his moors, meadows, feedings and pastures in Edyngdon by Gattecote co. Somerset only, with power to distrain for arrears in all his lands and tenements as well free as villein. Dated Southperton, Monday in Mid Lent 38 Edward III.
Memorandum or acknowledgment, 11 February this year.
Membrane 33d.
Charter of Henry Strattone rector of Chakendene and John Mannyng of Newenham chaplain giving with warranty to Ralph [or Richard] Englis of Newenham Moryn and Richard his son, and to the heirs male of the body of Richard the son, their whole manor of Opholcoumbe, with remainder for lack of such issue to Roger brother of the said Richard the son and to the heirs male of his body, remainder to the heirs of the body of the said Richard Englis, remainder for lack of an heir male of his body to the right heirs of the said Richard Englis. Witnesses: Sir John Grey, John de Stonore, Philip de Engulfeld, Hugh de Berwyck, Gilbert Wace knights, John de Aluetone, John Loveday, Thomas Barntyn, John James, Hugh Wolf, Reynold Mariot. Dated Opholcoumbe, Thursday after the Translation of St. Thomas 34 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by John Mannyng, 21 February this year.
Charter of John Mannyng clerk, giving to John Harewedon (Harwedon) and John Rud, their heirs and assigns, all his messuages, lands, meadows, woods, rents and services of all his tenants as well free as villein which he had of the gift and feoffment of John Burel in the towns of Stoke Bassett, Ippesdene and Mongewell. Witnesses: Hugh de Berewyk, Gilbert Wace knights, Thomas Barntyn, Ralph Restwald, John James, Nicholas Paiable, Walter atte Garstone, John Roudene. Dated Stokebasset, Sunday after St. Valentine 39 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 21 February.
Feb. 8.
Westminster.
To John de Moubray and his fellows, justices of assize in Cornwall. Order, upon the petition of John son of Thomas de Enys, if proceedings have taken place before them as hereinafter mentioned, to proceed to the rendering of judgment upon the verdict of an assize of novel disseisin by the said John son of Thomas arraigned against Thomas Goldsmyth of Bodmin concerning tenements in Banathlek by Bretheby, (fn. 1) doing justice to the parties, notwithstanding the allegation that the king's debtor was seised of the premises, and notwithstanding the king's command to them addressed not to proceed so to do without advising him; as the said John son of Thomas has shewn the king that the said justices deferred to proceed to take the said assize for that it was alleged that Michael Wastel, who in his life time was bound to the king in 40l., was seised of the premises in his demesne as of fee, and the same were taken into the king's hand, and that though after they took the assize by virtue of a command to them addressed, obtained at the suit of the said John, directing them so to do the said allegation notwithstanding, and it is found by the verdict thereof that the said defendant unlawfully disseised the said John of the premises, nevertheless the said justices have not been careful to proceed to render judgment, wherefore he has prayed for remedy. By pet. of parl. [Ancient Petitions, 10296.]
May 14.
Windsor.
To the abbot and convent of St. Benet Holme. Order to grant to Robert de Caldewell the king's clerk such pension as may befit the giver and should bind the receiver to them, causing him to have letters patent thereof under the seal of their house, and writing again by the bearer what they think fit to do at this request; as the said abbot by reason of his new creation is bound in such pension to one of the king's clerks, to be by the king nominated, until provision shall by the abbot be made him of a competent benefice; and the king has nominated the said Robert, whose advancement he has at heart.
By p.s. [26649 (fn. 2).]
May 1.
Westminster.
The like to the prior and convent of Plympton on behalf of Thomas de Swaby, by reason of the said prior's new creation.
By p.s. [26632.]
Membrane 32d.
Feb. 11.
Westminster.
John abbot of Whalleye, for himself and the convent, to John de Stafford parson of Leek. Recognisance for 800l., to be levied, in default of payment, of their lands and chattels and ecclesiastical goods in Lancashire.
April 12.
Windsor.
To the prior and convent of St. German in Cornwall. Request to admit to the house John Gardyner of Westminster, whom the king is sending to them by reason of his good service, granting him such maintenance therein as Thomas Wyger deceased had at the king's request, making him letters patent under their common seal with mention of what he shall take, and writing again by the bearer what they shall think fit to do at this request. By p.s. [26588.]
Feb. 12.
Westminster.
Agnes Simond and John Simond to Richard de Norwych of Orpynton. Recognisance for 10 marks, to be levied, in default of payment, of their lands and chattels in Kent.
Writing of Edward de Sancto Johanne knight the elder, surrendering to Queen Philippa the bailiwick of keeper of the manor of Maresfeld which is of the honour of Laigle together with the park and the town of Grenestede, and the keeping of the chace of Asshedoune co. Sussex, which he had of the said queen's grant and demise. Dated Westminster, 31 January 39 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 12 February.
Writing of Robert de Marny knight, being a letter of attorney to John de Neuport, Thomas Yonge and John de Berden to receive seisin of the lands which Robert Pykot and Bartholomew Deuxmars held jointly or severally in Horndon on 28 October last, according to indentures of that date made at Colcestre between Sir Thomas Maundeville, John Fabel and the said Robert. Dated 30 January 39 Edward III. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 15 February.
Membrane 31d.
Feb. 27.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Wiltes. Order to cause Thomas West and Robert de la Mare, knights of the shire coming to the parliament summoned at Westminster at the octaves of St. Hilary last, to have of the commons of the county within liberties and without, cities and boroughs excepted, 14l. for their expenses for 35 days, namely either of them 4s. a day. By K.
The following have the like writs:
Bedfordshire: Robert Hotot and William de Russheby 13l. 4s. for 33 days.
Bukinghamshire: Roger de Puttenham and Thomas de Mussynden 13l. 4s. for 33 days.
Norhamptonshire: Theobald Trussel and William de Quenton 13l. 4s. for 33 days.
Leycestershire: Ralph de Hastynges and Simon Pakeman 14l. for 35 days.
Warwickshire: Fulk de Bermyngeham and William de Catesby 14l. for 35 days.
Staffordshire: John de Perton and William de Walshale 14l. 16s. for 37 days.
Salop: Hugh de Mortuo Mari and Roger Cheyne 14l. 16s. for 37 days.
Worcestershire: Robert Bracy and Robert Russel 14l. for 35 days.
Herefordshire: John de Eynesford and Hugh de Monyton 14l. 16s. for 37 days.
Gloucestershire: John de Bromwych and John Sloghtre 14l. for 35 days.
Somerset: John de Sancto Laudo and Matthew de Clyvedon 15l. 12s. for 39 days.
Dorset: John de la Hale and Thomas de la Bere 14l. 16s. for 37 days.
Devon: John Dabernoun and William de Bryghtlee 17l. 4s. for 43 days.
Cornwall: Nicholas de Tamworth and Richard Cergeaux the younger 18l. for 45 days.
The county of Suthampton: John de Foxle and Walter de Haywode 13l. 4s. for 33 days.
Surrey: Thomas de Uvedale and William Croyser 12l. 8s. for 31 days.
Sussex: Andrew Sakevylle and Peter atte Wode 13l. 4s. for 33 days.
Kent: John Culpepyr and William Apuldrefeld 13l. 4s. for 33 days.
Essex: John de Sutton the elder and Thomas Tyrel 13l. 4s. for 33 days.
Hertfordshire: Thomas de Fytlyng and John de Foxcote 12l. 8s. for 31 days.
Huntingdonshire: John de Wauton and Richard Alberd 13l. 4s. for 33 days.
Oxfordshire: Roger Elinerugge and Nicholas Dammory 13l. 4s. for 33 days.
Berkshire: John Tryllowe and John de Estbury 13l. 4s. for 33 days.
Norffolk: Robert Mortymer and Thomas Moryeux 14l. for 35 days.
Suffolk: Ralph de Hemenhale 7l. for 35 days.
Roteland: Robert de Luffenham and William Beaufo 14l. for 35 days.
Lincolnshire: William de Belesby and William Marmyon 14l. 16s. for 37 days.
Notinghamshire: Simon de Leek and Robert de Morton 14l. 16s. for 37 days.
Derbyshire: Godfrey Folejambe and Henry de Braylesford 14l. 16s. for 37 days.
Yorkshire: Richard Lescrope and Simon de Heselarton 16l. 8s. for 41 days.
Cumberland: Robert de Tilliol and William Engleis 18l. for 45 days.
Northumberland: Aymer de Athole and Alan de Heton 18l. for 45 days.
Lancashire: Adam de Hoghton and Roger de Pylkyngton 17l. 4s. for 43 days.
Westmorland: James de Pykeryng and John de Burgh 17l. 4s. for 43 days.
Cambridgeshire: Thomas de Shardelowe and Hugh de Clyderhowe 13l. 4s. for 33 days.
Middlesex: William de Swanlond and John Wroth the younger 11l. 12s. for 29 days.
[Prynne, Parl. Writs, iv. p. 267.]
The following citizens and burgesses have the like writs:
The town of Bedford: Richard Vygerous and John Spycer 6l. 12s. for 33 days.
The town of Wycombe: Thomas Cornewaille and Richard Barbour 6l. 4s. for 31 days.
The town of Norhampton: Lawrence de Stratton and Hugh de Hegham 6l. 12s. for 33 days.
Newcastle under Lime: Thomas de Wodehull and Richard de Podemor 7l. 8s. for 37 days.
The city of Cicestre: Roger Cheyne and Roger de Raketon 6l. 12s. for 33 days.
[Ibid., p. 270.]
Baldwin Fryville knight appoints Sir Fulk de Bermyngeam knight and John de Tamworth clerk his attorneys to sue in chancery and other courts for a purparty of the advowsons of churches, prebends and chapels held in chief and falling to him by inheritance as well after the death of Philip de Marmyoun, Joan de Morteyn and Joan de Fryville his ancestors as after that of Baldwin de Fryville his father and other his ancestors, and to do and receive what such court shall determine.
Membrane 30d.
Writing of Thomas Ywayn, son and heir of John Ywayn of Bretfarton, being a quitclaim with warranty to Sir Richard de Pyriton rector of Kemeseye and Walter Guytyng of Evesham, their heirs and assigns, of the lands, rents, services and reversions which descended to the said Thomas after the death of his said father in the town of Ylmyndon by Whitchirche co. Warrewyk, wherein he has by charter enfeoffed the said Richard and Walter; John Notte being mayor of the city of London, Richard de Croidon and John Hiltoft sheriffs. Witnesses: John Aubray, Robert de Hatfeld, John Chaumbre, Richard Bosshel, John Weoleye, William Grinel, Robert Jurdan. Dated London, Friday the eve of St. Matthew 38 Edward III.
Writing of Thomas Ywayn (as above), being a quitclaim to Sir Richard de Piryton and Walter Guytyng (as above) of the rents and services of all his tenants in Pebbeworth co. Gloucester, with all his neifs and all that goes with them and their goods and chattels, also with reversions, scutages, wards, marriages, reliefs, escheats, heriots etc. which he used to take of the lands now held of him by John Peyto, Richard Fraunkeleyn, Robert Herward, Henry Nichol, Ankitill Hardyng, Hugh Driver, Robert Broun and Margery Chapman in the said town, which descended to him by inheritance after his father's death, and whereof he has by charter enfeoffed the said Richard and Walter, their heirs and assigns; John Not being mayor of London, Richard de Groidon (sic) and John Hiltoft sheriffs. Witnesses and date (as the last).
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing writings in the chancery at Bishops Hatfeld co. Hertford, 12 April this year.
Charter of Sampson de Matham of Sabrichesworth co. Hertford and Margaret his wife, giving with warranty to Thomas Blode citizen and fishmonger of London, his heirs and assigns, all lands and rents, with woods, meadows, feedings, pastures etc. which the said Sampson and Margaret had in the town of Sabrichesworth, to hold all the life of the said Sampson and Margaret, performing yearly the services and charges pertaining to the chief lords. Witnesses: Thomas Blound, William Phipp, John Aungewyn, John Martyn, Robert Gent. Dated Sabrichesworth, 24 April 39 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the said Sampson and Margaret, 25 April.
Writing of Thomas son of Thomas de Grey of Cavendyssh knight (militis), being a grant, confirmation and quitclaim with warranty to Roger de Wolferston, William Spice and Roger Keteryk, their heirs and assigns, of the manor of Spayneshall with all lands, rents, services, villeins, villenage etc. lately of the said Sir Thomas his father in the towns of Wylinghale Spayne and Wylinghale Rokel, which they have for the lives of the said William, of Clement Spice and Alice his wife as appears by the record of an assize of novel disseisin by the said Sir Thomas de Grey and Thomas his son lately arraigned against them and others at Chelmesford before the king's justices and by certain writings in their possession; and release of all actions, plaints and demands, real and personal. Dated Wednesday the feast of St. George 39 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 27 April.
Writing of Clement Spice, being a quitclaim to Thomas de Grey of Cavendissh knight, his heirs and assigns, of the manor of Hengham Sibile called Greys manor, saving his action for debt by reason of a statute merchant to him lately made by the said Thomas and others. Dated Cavendish, Friday after St. George 39 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 27 April.

Footnotes

  • 1. In the petition Brethey.
  • 2. The warrant dated May 20.