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Close Rolls, Edward III: November 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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November 1365

Nov. 20.
Westminster.
John abbot of Coumbe, for himself and the convent, to Richard de Stoke of Coventre. Recognisance for 80 marks payable by instalments, to be levied, in default of payment, of their lands and chattels and ecclesiastical goods in Warwickshire.
Cancelled on payment.
Writing of Anthony de Lucy, being a bond to Alice Perers of London in 1,000 marks payable at London in the lodging of the bishop of Hereford near Aldefisshestrete at Easter next. Dated London, 18 November 39 Edward III. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 21 November.
Membrane 11d.
Charter of Thomas de Aldoun knight, giving with warranty to Sir Walter Pavely of Hulprynton knight, his heirs and assigns, his manor of Stoutyng with the hundred, park, knights' fees, advowsons etc. thereto belonging, and all his lands, rents and services in the town of Stanford. Witnesses: John Kyriel, Stephen de Valence, John Brokhull knights, William Pympe, William Apoldrefeld. Dated Henden, 1 November 39 Edward III.
Writing of Thomas de Aldoun knight, being a quitclaim with warranty to Sir Walter Pavely of Hulprynton knight, his heirs and assigns, of the manor of Stoutyng and lands, rents and services in Stanford (as above). Witnesses (as above). Dated Henden, 3 November 39 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing charter and writing, 6 November.
Indenture made at Hendene 5 November 39 Edward III, between Sir Bartholomew de Burgherssh knight and Sir Thomas de Aldoun knight, being the defeasance of a statute merchant of 2,000 marks, upon condition that the said Sir Thomas and Elizabeth his wife shall come in the Common Bench at Westminster and by fine there levied shall acknowledge the manor of Burgherssh to be the right of the said Sir Bartholomew and of his heirs, making a quitclaim thereof for themselves and the heirs of the said Elizabeth, and binding them and her heirs to warranty, and shall acknowledge the manor of Stoutyng with the hundred, fees and advowsons, the lands, rents and services in Stanford to the same pertaining, and 10l. of rent issuing from the lands of tenants held for life or in fee in the manor of Boutton or in parcel thereof (such parcel to be at the choice of Sir Walter de Pavely) to be the right of the said Sir Walter and his heirs, making to them a quitclaim thereof, and binding themselves and the heirs of the said Elizabeth to warranty, and to dicharge the said manors of all charges as of recognisances, statutes merchant, annuities, debts to the king etc. by the said Thomas made since he has been tenant of the same, and that before the quinzaine of Hilary next he shall cause the said Elizabeth his wife to be jointly enfeoffed of 40l. of land or rent for her life. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the parties, 6 November.
Nov. 6.
Westminster.
John de Cherleton of Middlesex to Henry de Ingelby and Thomas de Neuby clerks. Recognisance for 80l. payable by instalments; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in Middlesex.
Memorandum of defeasance, upon condition that the said John shall pay 20l. at All Saints next and 20l. at the Purification following.
Cancelled on payment, acknowledged by the said Thomas.
Writing of Joan who was wife of John de Coupland in her widowhood, being a quitclaim with warranty to Thomas son of Roger de Holtale, his heirs and assigns, of all messuages, lands, rents and services of free men and neifs which the said Thomas has of her gift and feoffment or otherwise whatsoever in the town of Holtale co. Northumberland, and of her gift and feoffment in the town of Schotton in the same county. Dated Holtale, Monday after St. Nicholas bishop 39 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 10 December.
Indenture made between Thomas de Holtale and Joan who was wife of John de Coupland, being a release to the said Joan and her heirs of a warranty of three messuages, 72 acres of land and 10 acres of meadow sometime of Sir William Heroun in the town of Holtale, whereto they were bound by fine levied in the king's court as to warranty of the manors of Shotton and Holtale in the said fine comprised, saving always to the said Thomas, his heirs and assigns, the advantage of the said warranty as against the said Joan and her heirs. Dated London, the morrow of St. Martin 39 Edward III.
French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the parties, 20 November.
Membrane 10d.
Nov. 18.
Westminster.
Alan son of Theobald de Twytham to Margaret who was wife of Thomas de Brokhull knight. Recognisance for 100l., to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in Kent.
Cancelled on payment.
Writing of Alan son of Theobald de Twytham of Kent, being a bond to Margaret who was wife of Thomas de Brokhull knight in 100l. payable at Christmas next at Lillyngston co. Kent. Dated Lumbarstrete ward London, 18 November 39 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 18 November.
Indenture of defeasance of the foregoing recognisance and bond, upon condition that Alan son of Theobald de Twytham of Kent, his heirs or executors, shall pay to Margaret who was wife of Thomas de Brokhull knight, her executors or assigns, in her manor of Lullyngston co. Kent 10l. within the quinzaine of Christmas next, 10l. within the quinzaine of Midsummer following, and so from term to term and year to year until 100l. be fully paid. Dated Lumbardstrete ward London, 19 (sic) November 39 Edward III. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the parties, 18 November.
Writing of Margaret who was wife of Thomas de Brokhull knight, being a release to Alan son and heir of Theobald de Twytham of all actions for wardship, marriage and forfeiture of marriage, and general release of all other actions real and personal, reciting that the wardship of the body and lands of the said Alan was in the king's hand by reason of the temporalities of the archbishop of Caunterbire in his hand, and was with his marriage granted by the king to Sir Thomas de Brokhell her husband, and came to her hand as his executrix. Dated Godeneston, Sunday after St. Martin 39 Edward III. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 18 November.
Charter of John de Bourgcher knight, giving with warranty to Sir Robert de Naillyngherst clerk, Clement Spice, John de Sudbury, Roger Ketrich, Richard de Naillyngherst and John Bek his manor of Little Maldon with the advowsons of Bilegh abbey and the hospital of St. Giles Maldon, all 'le kay' in Maldon and 'le crane,' a messuage by 'le kay' with solar, shops, cellars etc. lying between ways leading to 'le kay' on either side, to have and hold during the life of the said Sir Robert, and to his executors or assigns for one year after, granting that during his life they shall not be impeached of waste, with reversion to the grantor after the term aforesaid. Witnesses: John Waryn, William de Maldon, Thomas de Maldon, Henry Algor, Walter de Wotton, Thomas Huglet. Dated Maldon, 23 February 38 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 18 November this year.
Writing of Alice Perreres of London, being the defeasance of a bond of Anthony de Lucy (above, p. 198) in 1,000 marks payable at London in the lodging of the bishop of Hereford near Aldefisstrete at Easter next, upon condition that the said Anthony when in peaceful possession of the manor of Roddeston which descends to him after the death of Sir Thomas de Lucy his father, the king's hand being removed, within 40 days after livery to him made shall by his deed make an estate thereof for life to the said Alice, saving the reversion to the said Anthony and his heirs. Dated London, 19 November 39 Edward III. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 21 November.
Memorandum that on 20 May 40 Edward III, the said Alice came in chancery and acknowledged that all conditions in this writing contained were fulfilled, craving that the enrolment thereof be cancelled; and it is cancelled accordingly.
Nov. 21.
Westminster.
David Strabolgi earl of Atholl to Richard de Ravenser clerk. Recognisance for 20l., to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in Lincolnshire.
Memorandum that on 14 November 39 Edward III in the chancery at Westminster before the chancellor appeared Sir Thomas de Osgotby, Sir Thomas de Miton and Sir John de Neuburgh vicars of the choir of St. Peter's church York in a cause touching contempts by them committed against the king and Master John de Branketre treasurer of the said church, being then present, who came to the king's service at his command from his residence not completed, for wrongs, hurt and violence by the said vicars and either of them done to the said treasurer, his ministers and household, as contained in the petition and bill of the said treasurer by him delivered to the council and read before the said vicars; and after long debate the said vicars and every of them submitted themselves to the said treasurer's grace concerning all and singular the matters therein contained in case they should in future be found blameworthy touching the same, but if he should be too hard to them they submitted themselves wholly to the order and will of the council, promising to perform whatsoever the said treasurer and the council should order, and furthermore found sureties for their good behaviour towards the said treasurer, his household and ministers, namely Master John de Branketre, David de Wollore and Henry de Barton canons of the said church, Richard de Ravenser provost of St. John Beverley and Master John de Waltham sacrist of the chapel of St. Mary and the Angels in the church of York, who mainperned for the said vicars.
Nov. 27.
Westminster.
Thomas Large the elder, Richard Coker and John Beyvyn to John de Bisshopeston clerk. Joint and several recognisance for 40l., to be levied, in default of payment, of their lands and chattels in Somerset.
Cancelled on payment.
Membrane 9d.
Nov. 19.
Westminster.
Thomas de Maundevylle knight and John son and heir of Thomas Fabel to Robert de Marny knight. Recognisance for 200l., to be levied etc. in Essex.
Thomas de Maundevylle knight and John son and heir of Thomas Fabel to Robert de Marny knight. Recognisance for 100l., to be levied etc. in Essex.
Indenture made between Sir Robert de Marny of the one part and Sir Thomas de Maundeville and John Fabel son and heir of Thomas Fabel of the other part, witnessing that whereas Sir Thomas has by charter enfeoffed Sir Robert of all lands, rents and services held jointly and severally by Robert Pykot and Bartholomew Deumars and sometime by the said John in the town of Horndon, except so much as Sir Robert had of the grant or feoffment of Mary who was wife of Thomas Fabel, and is thereby bound to warranty thereof quit of actions or charges made by Sir Thomas, John Fabel and Robert Pykot or any other from 1 March 27 Edward III to the date of the said charter save actions and charges made or begun by Sir Robert and issues, fines and amercements affecting the said Bartholomew; and whereas the said Sir Thomas and John have severally by their writings granted and released to Sir Robert, his heirs and assigns, all claim in the tenements above excepted, and Sir Thomas by the same writing shall warrant those tenements quit of actions and charges made or begun between the dates aforesaid with the same exception; and whereas for security of the premises Sir Thomas and John are bound to Sir Robert in 300l. by the two foregoing recognisances, Sir Robert grants that these shall not be put in execution save only under any of the following conditions, to wit if Sir Robert, his heirs or assigns, be put out of the said tenements or parcel thereof in the life of Sir Thomas or of Thomas his son by any who shall have a true title beginning by any person between the aforesaid dates, save actions begun by Sir Robert, Sir Thomas or his said son after his death being warned by proclamation made in the parish church of Blake Nuttele co. Essex on a Sunday during the solemnization of high mass in the hearing of the parishioners, and they, their heirs or assigns failing within half a year after such warning to give Sir Robert or his heirs the value of the tenements so lost with the value of the extent thereof; or if Sir Robert, his heirs or assigns, shall lose the said tenements or any parcel thereof by true action begun between the aforesaid dates by suit wherein is no voucher given, save actions begun by Sir Robert, and Sir Thomas or his said son, being warned as aforesaid, their heirs or assigns, shall not within half a year after such warning cause them to have the value as aforesaid; or if Sir Robert, his heirs or assigns, shall in the life time of Sir Thomas or of his said son be impleaded concerning the said tenements or parcel thereof by true action begun between the aforesaid dates, save actions begun by Sir Robert, and may by law vouch Sir Thomas or his said son, and shall so vouch either of them, and the vouchee shall have no lands in Essex whereby he may be summoned, by cause whereof the return shall be 'sequatur suo periculo,' and then the vouchee shall not come so that the lands demanded shall be lost by execution or lawful entry of those who shall recover them against Sir Robert, and the said Sir Thomas, his said son, their heirs or assigns shall not within half a year after warning thereof cause Sir Robert, his heirs or assigns to have the value as aforesaid; or if Sir Robert, his heirs or assigns, be so impleaded by action begun between the said dates, save actions begun by act of Sir Robert, and may vouch Sir Thomas or his said son, and the vouchee having lands in the said county shall make default so that the land be lost by such default or after their entering into warranty, and in either case Sir Thomas, his said son, their heirs or assigns shall not within half a year after warning cause them to have the value as aforesaid; or if in the life time of Sir Thomas or of his said son any true charge be demanded and levied of the said tenements or parcel thereof by compulsion of law by true cause begun between the said dates by Sir Thomas, John Fabel and Robert Pykot or any of them or by any other, those begun by Sir Robert and fines, issues and amercements affecting the said Bartholomew excepted; or if in the life time of Sir Thomas or of his said son any true charge begun as aforesaid shall be demanded and levied against Sir Robert, his heirs or assigns, in the said tenements by the said John released or in parcel thereof, and that by act of Sir Thomas and John or either of them or by any other having an estate by them, those begun by Sir Robert and fines, issues and amercements affecting the said Bartholomew excepted, and Sir Thomas, his said son, their heirs or assigns, after warning as aforesaid shall not within half a year pay the same or recompense Sir Robert, his heirs or assigns, for so much as shall have been lawfully paid or levied of their lands, goods or chattels; or if in the life time of Sir Thomas or of his said son Sir Robert, his heirs or assigns, shall lose the said tenements or parcel thereof upon a true title begun before the livery thereof, and Sir Thomas or his said son upon warning thereof shall not within six months cause them to have the value as aforesaid by the half year, and so from time to time during the life of either of them, upon any default the said recognisances shall be for execution and not otherwise; if Sir Thomas, his said son, their heirs or assigns in time to come shall do to Sir Robert, his heirs or assigns, to the value of the said tenements as aforesaid, they shall be discharged of actions and recoveries by writ of warranty of charter for so much thereof, the warranty remaining in force for the residue of the premises; and if all the covenants herein contained shall by Sir Thomas and his said son be on their part performed, the said recognisances shall after their death be delivered up by Sir Robert or by his executors. Dated London, 20 November 39 Edward III. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the parties, 20 November.
Membrane 8d.
Indenture made between the king of the one part and Nicholas Prille of Lodelowe and John de Northbury of the other part, being a lease of the subsidy upon cloth for sale in the counties of Warrewyk, Leycestre, Stafford and Salop granted to the king by the lords and commons of the realm to have release of the forfeiture of alnage thereupon laid of old time, for four years from this date rendering to the king 51 marks a year at Michaelmas and Easter by even portions, and taking the third part of forfeited cloths etc. (as above, p. 70). Dated Westminster, 20 June 39 Edward III. French.
Memorandum that Roger Cheyne sheriff of Salop by writ received the mainpernors of the said farmers, namely Richard Prille, John Cheyne, Roger de Lydeneye and Thomas de Ry, who mainperned to answer for the said farm in default of payment thereof, and that the farmers should exercise their office in accordance with this indenture and with their commission and not otherwise.
[Fœdera.]
Like indentures are made with the following:
Worcestershire. Henry Seint Johan of Wircestre for three years from Michaelmas last with the third part of the forfeitures, rent 46s. 8d. a year, by mainprise of John Frank of Wyrcestre. Dated Westminster, 5 October.
Gloucestershire, Somerset and Dorset. Robert Cheddre, Walter de Temedebury and William Cheddre for three years from Michaelmas next with the third part of the forfeitures, rent 152l. a year, by mainprise of Walter de Aldebury clerk and John de Sekynton. Dated Westminster, 20 June.
Lincolnshire and Roteland. John de Wyford (or Wykford) clerk for one year from 5 May next with the moiety of the forfeitures, rent 21l. Dated Westminster, 12 November. Mainpernors: Roger Costantyn, Robert Godman goldsmyth citizens of London, and John de Bradle parson of Whitchirch.
Norffolk and Suffolk. William Gerard of Norwiz for three years from 5 May next with the moiety of the forfeitures, rent 30l. a year. Dated Westminster, 21 November. Mainpernors: John de Foxele of Norwiz and John Frere of Derham the son of Norffolk.
Wiltes. William Wyther of Dorchestre for three years from Michaelmas last with the third part of the forfeitures, rent 63l. 6s. 8d. a year. Dated Westminster, 12 October. Mainpernors: Thomas Staunton of Yepe, Richard Gerard of Dorchestre and John Benet of Dorchestre co. Dorset. French.
[Fœdera.]
Indenture made between the king and John de Mottesfonte, being a like lease of the subsidy upon cloth for sale in the county of Suthampton from Michaelmas last until the same feast next following rendering 20l. at Easter and Michaelmas by even portions, taking all forfeited cloths etc. as above, mutatis mutandis. Dated Westminster, 20 October. French.
Memorandum that Thomas Micheldevre and Thomas Austyn of the said county were mainpernors for payment of the said John's farm.
[Ibid.]
Like indentures are made with the following:
Surrey and Sussex. Walter Wodelond from Michaelmas last for two years with all forfeitures, rent 8l. a year, by mainprise of William Grofham of London 'iremongere' and John de Notingham of Dorkynge co. Surrey. Dated Westminster, 12 October. French.
[Ibid.]
Membrane 7d.
Nov. 24.
Westminster.
Ralph prior of Plympton to John de Asshe of Otryton. Recognisance for 40l., to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels and ecclesiastical goods in Devon.
Indenture made at Westminster 25 November 39 Edward III between the prior of Plympton and John de Aisshe, being a defeasance of the foregoing recognisance, upon condition that the said prior and his convent shall put their common seal to a deed granting to the said John a corrody (Latin text follows), and that they shall put him or his attorney in seisin thereof when required; defeasance also of a bond of the said prior in 40l. payable at the Purification next, upon condition that the prior shall on Mid Lent Sunday next pay to him or his attorney at Plympton 10l., and at Michaelmas following 10l. French.
By the letters indented above recited, Ralph de Paciencia prior of Plympton and the convent, at the king's request, grant to John de Aisshe for life a chamber and stable in the said priory, taking every year one gown with furring, shoes, candles and horse shoes as one of their esquires, and every day two white loaves and one barley loaf, two messes of meat of the kitchen as a canon of the house and two gallons of the convent ale whether present or absent, but if when present he shall mess at the prior's table or elsewhere at the cost of the house he shall on those days take nothing of bread, of the kitchen or of ale; granting also to his groom every year one gown of the suit of the prior's grooms, and when they shall be present only, every day meat and drink, and hay and oats for one horse, as the groom and horse of one of their esquires have. Dated Plympton, Sunday before St. Katherine the same year.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the parties, 26 November.
Dec. 1.
Westminster.
John de Gnatyshale of Norwich and William his brother to Simon bishop of Ely. Joint and several recognisance for 50 marks, to be levied, in default of payment, of their lands and chattels in Norffolk.
Cancelled on payment.
Memorandum that on Tuesday 2 December this year William de Dalton clerk, appearing in chancery, produced certain articles against him set forth by William de Tyryngton clerk before the council and his answers to the same in writing, which articles laid upon the said William de Dalton that he made certain suits in the court of Rome to the hurt of the king and realm, and were to him delivered by the council for answer at his petition; and the chancellor handed the said articles and answers for inspection to John Knyvet chief justice and Robert de Thorpe chief justice of the Common Bench, bidding them on the king's behalf to consult thereupon and make an end thereof, who said that they were departing (deviarent) on the morrow, and in so short a time might not fully debate the business, wherefore with the assent of William de Tiryngton a day is given to both parties in the octaves of St. Hilary next to be before the council in order to do and receive what shall be lawful in that behalf. And thereupon William de Dalton appoints as his attorneys Guy de Brian and Michael de Ravendale clerk.
Writing of Henry 'in the Hale' citizen and fishmonger of London, being a grant and quitclaim with warranty to Robert Pycot citizen and draper of London and Maud his wife and to the heirs and assigns of the said Robert of all the lands, rents and services, and the reversion thereof, which Joan who was wife of John 'in the Hale' of Reynham, late brother of Henry, held for life in Bolevaune, Esthorndon, Langedon and Bartlesden co. Essex, and by writing indented granted and demised her estate to the said Robert and Maud, and the reversion whereof the said Henry lately granted to them. Witnesses: John Warde, Robert de Hatfeld, John de Someresham, Bartholomew Deumarcz, John de Edendon. Dated London, 4 March 38 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 3 December this year.
Nov. 18.
Westminster.
To William de Shareshull and John de Swynnerton of Hulton. Order to stay altogether until further order the execution of the king's commission of gaol delivery at Stafford gaol to them and others made; as in singular the counties of the realm the king by letters patent has appointed justices for delivery of all gaols therein. By C.
The like to the said William and to Philip de Lutteleye, to stay a gaol delivery at Worcester castle. By C.
Membrane 6d.
Charter of William de Monte Acuto earl of Salisbury and lord of the Isle of Mann, giving with warranty to Richard de Chaddeslee his clerk, his heirs and assigns, for good service, his manor of Malberthorp with the hamlets of Thidelthorp, Foulesthorp and Hotoft co. Lincoln, the knights' fees, liberties, free customs, rents and services of free and villein tenants, wreck of the sea, wards, marriages etc. Witnesses: Sir Brian de Stapelton, Sir John de Muriet, Sir Edmund de Domere knights, Sir Richard de Ravenser clerk, Walter Guphey, William de Kandlesby, Thomas Waryn. Dated London, 31 July 34 Edward III.
Writing of William de Monte Acuto earl of Salisbury and lord of the Isle of Mann, being a quitclaim to Richard de Chaddesleye his clerk of the manor of Malberthorp co. Lincoln with the hamlets, knights' fees, wreck of the sea, wards, marriages etc. thereto pertaining. Dated London, 24 August 34 Edward III.
Writing of William de Mountagu earl of Salesbury and lord of Man, being a quitclaim to Richard de Chaddeslee and his heirs of all right, action and demand in the manor of Malberthorp co. Lincoln and all appurtenances thereof. Dated London, 7 December 39 Edward III. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing charter and writings in the said earl's lodging in the parish of St. Benet by Pauleswherf London, 8 December this year, before William de Burstall clerk, by virtue of a writ of dedimus potestatem which is on the files in chancery for this year.
Charter of William de Say knight, giving with warranty to Robert de Beleknappe and Amy his wife, the heirs and assigns of the said Robert, his manor of Sharstede and all his lands, woods, pastures, farms, warrens, liberties, rents and services etc. in the towns and parishes of Chetham and Gillyngham co. Kent. Dated London, 2 December 39 Edward III. Witnesses: Sir John de Cobeham lord of Cobeham, Adam Fraunceys, Geoffrey Colpeper, Thomas Colpeper, John de Wanetench, James de Pekham, Nicholas Heryng, William Chivaler.
Writing of William de Say knight, being a quitclaim with warranty to Robert de Beleknappe and Amy his wife, the heirs and assigns of the said Robert, of the manor of Sharstede and all lands, woods, pastures, farms, warrens, liberties, rents and services in the towns and parishes of Chetham and Gillyngham co. Kent which they have of the said William's gift; and further grant and bond that William and his heirs will acquit and save them harmless towards the king of all debts and accounts, and towards any other of all charges, debts and recognisances made by the said William or by any other tenant of the premises before this date. Dated London, 20 December 39 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing charter and writing in the chancery at London, 22 December.