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Close Rolls, Edward III: October 1366

Pages 246-250

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

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October 1366

Oct. 3.
Westminster.
To the collectors of customs in the port of Kyngeston upon Hull. Order of the issues of those customs to pay according to the king's letters patent to Michael de la Pole, son of William de la Pole the elder, 200 marks for Michaelmas term last of 400 marks yearly granted by the king to the said William and Michael, taking his acquittance; as on 30 November in the 27th year of the reign, in recompense for the manor of Burstewyk co. York and for certain other manors and lands by the king lately given to the said William and his heirs and after by him surrendered into the king's hands, the king gave to the said William and Michael and to their heirs 400 marks of yearly rent to be taken at Easter and Michaelmas by even portions of the issues of the ancient custom in the said port by the hands of the collectors; which William is dead, as is found by divers inquisitions.
Oct. 8.
Westminster.
To Richard earl of Arundell. Writ de intendendo, commanding him to pay to Ingelram de Coucy earl of Bedford and Isabel his wife, the king's daughter, the arrears of 146l. 13s. 4d. yearly of the farm of 400 marks which the earl of Arundell is bound to pay at the exchequer for the wardship of the lands of Ankaret who was wife of John Lestraunge of Blakemere, and to pay them the said sum henceforth at Easter and Michaelmas by even portions until the lawful age of John son of John Lestraunge son and heir of the said John and Ankaret tenants in chief; as on 12 February in the 36th year of his reign the king of his favour granted by letters patent to the said Isabel that sum to be taken every year as aforesaid by the hands of the earl of Arundell, to whom he committed the wardship of the lands in the counties of Suthampton and Salop which the said Ankaret held of the said heir's heritage, and which are in the king's hand by her death and by reason of the nonage of the said heir.
Et erat patens.
Oct. 13.
Westminster.
Order to the sheriff of Cumberland to cause two verderers in the king's forest of Ingelwode to be elected instead of Adam Parvyng knight and Richard Beaulu, who are indicted for a trespass of vert within the said forest, as Ralph de Neville keeper thereof has certified in chancery.
Oct. 16.
Westminster.
Order to the sheriff of Suthampton to cause a coroner to be elected instead of John Fraunk, who is dead.
Nov. 24.
Westminster.
Order to the sheriff of Essex to cause a verderer in the forest of Waltham to be elected instead of Alexander de Goldyngham, who is abiding over sea.
Order to the sheriff of Essex to cause a verderer in the forest of Waltham to be elected instead of John de Haveryng, who is dead.
Membrane 10.
Oct. 20.
Westminster.
To Roger de Wolfreton escheator in Essex, Hertfordshire, Norffolk and Suffolk. Order to cause Walter son and heir of John Fitz Wauter, cousin and heir of Joan who was wife of Robert Fitz Wauter, to have seisin of the lands as well of the said John his father as of the said Joan his grandmother tenants in chief, taken into the king's hand by their death; as he has proved his age before the escheator, and the king has taken his homage and fealty. By p.s. [27155.]
To Walter de Kelby escheator in Lincolnshire. Like order, as Walter son of John Fitz Wauter has proved his age before Roger de Wolfreton. By p.s. (the same writ.)
The like to the following, by the same writ:
William de Reigate escheator in Yorkshire, Northumberland, Cumberland and Westmorland.
John de Olneye escheator in Bedfordshire, Bukinghamshire, Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire.
Richard de Wydevylle escheator in Norhamptonshire.
John de Evesham escheator in the counties of Oxford, Berkshire, Suthampton and Wyltes.
John de Tye escheator in Surrey, Sussex, Kent and Middlesex.
Henry Lescrope governor of the town of Calais, for livery of lands of the said Walter's heritage in that town.
The chancellor of Ireland for the time being or his representative, for livery of lands of the said Walter's heritage in Ireland.
Oct. 22.
Westminster.
To John de Bekynton escheator in Somerset. Order to cause Adam Pavely to have seisin of a toft and 6 acres of land in Westcantokesheve held by Peter Damory outlawed for felony it is said; as the king has learned by inquisition, taken by the escheator, that the premises have been in his hand a year and a day and are yet in his hand, that they were held of the said Adam, and that the escheator has had the year and a day and the waste, and ought to answer to the king for the same.
Oct. 24.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs, mayors, bailiffs, ministers and other the king's lieges. Order to suffer Thomas Makerell and divers merchants of Lumbardy, or their attorney, without let to pass to Flanders from the port of Scardeburgh with a ship of the said Thomas and 38 sarplers 25 pockets of wool of the said merchants; as the king has by writ commanded the bailiffs of Scardeburgh and the collectors of customs there to cause the said ship and wool, which was laded in the port of Calais to be taken to Flanders after payment of the customs due to the king, and was driven by stress of weather to Scardeburgh and there arrested, to be delivered to the said merchants or to their attorney to make their advantage thereof.
Et erat patens.
Nov. 3.
Westminster.
To John de Bekynton escheator in Somerset and Dorset. Order to cause John son of Elizabeth who was wife of Robert Salmon, one of the sisters and heirs of Nicholas le Walshe, to have seisin of all the lands taken into the king's hand by his said mother's death, saving to the king the issues thereof taken; as the king has learned by divers inquisitions, taken by the escheator, that at her death the said Elizabeth, who died on 10 October in the 22nd year of the reign, held in her demesne as of fee 20d. of rent in Athelardeston co. Somerset in chief by knight service, the eighth part of an eighth part of 113 acres of land and 3 roods of meadow in Hiwyschamflour co. Somerset, the fourth part of a fourth part of 56½ acres of land and 3 roods of meadow in the same town, the eighth part of an eighth part of a messuage, the moiety of a curtilage, 40 acres of land, 2 acres 1 rood of meadow, 1½ rood of pasture and of 2s. 4d. of rent in Podyngton, and the eighth part of an eighth part of two messuages, 11 acres of land, 1 rood of meadow, 3½ roods of pasture and 20d. of rent in Westchikerell co. Dorset of others than the king, that the said John is her next heir and of the age of 22 years and upwards, and that by reason of his nonage the escheators for the time being have occupied the premises since the said Elizabeth's death, taking the issues and profits and answering at the exchequer for the same; and the king has taken the fealty of the said John, and respited his homage until Michaelmas next; and for half a mark for his marriage paid by the said John, who is not yet married it is said, the king has granted him that he may marry whomsoever he will.
Oct. 28.
Westminster.
To William de Reygate escheator in Yorkshire. Order to deliver to William de Fournyvall, brother and heir of Thomas de Fournyvall tenant in chief, the knights' fees and advowsons of his said brother taken into the king's hand by his death,† together with † one knight's fee in Aston now held by William de Melton knight and the advowson of Whistan excepted, which the king has assigned in dower to Joan who was wife of the said Thomas; as the king lately took the homage and fealty of William de Fournyvall and commanded livery to be given him of his said brother's lands, saving to the said Joan her dower; and now the king has taken of her an oath that she will not marry without his licence, and has assigned her dower as well of the lands as of the knights' fees and advowsons of her husband.
The like to Philip de Lutteleye escheator in Herefordshire and the march of Wales adjoining concerning one knight's fee in Pottelay and Waluesthorp co. Hereford held by John Comyn, the moiety of one knight's fee in Monsleye co. Hereford held by John de la Lynde, and the moiety of one knight's fee in the said county held by John de Oldecastel, Walter Myles 'chapeleyn' and William Bareton likewise assigned to the said Joan.
The like to the following, concerning livery to the said William of all the knights' fees and advowsons of his said brother:
Edmund Savage escheator in Notinghamshire and Derbyshire.
John Bernard escheator in Warwickshire and Leycestershire.
John de Olneye escheator in Bukinghamshire.
Oct. 13.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Order to view letters patent to John de Newenham the king's clerk made by Thomas de Bello Campo earl of Warr[ewyk], one of the chamberlains of the exchequer, and to admit the said John to exercise that office in the name of the said earl; as lately the king for particular causes, while the said earl was in remote parts, removed Richard de Piryton who was by the said earl appointed his substitute in that office, and caused the same to be taken into his hand, and it is now restored to the said earl, who by letters patent has committed that office to the said John to exercise for him in his name.
Oct. 29.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Order to agree with Henry de Aldryngton of Berkshire, Thomas atte Crouche of London, John Payn of London and Thomas de Wilteshire of London concerning the terms of payment of a fine of 300 marks by them made with the king to be paid at terms to be agreed upon with the treasurer and the barons, causing the terms to be enrolled in the exchequer, and answer to be made to the king for the said sum at the terms so agreed; as the persons named have made that fine for pardon of certain trespasses and misprisions for which the said Henry and Elizabeth his wife, Amory de Sancto Amando the younger knight, Richard de Adderbury knight, John Golofre, Richard Brountz, William le Wayte, Robert Bisshop, William Patriche, John Belle, John Spenser and Thomas le Baillif of Ilvedon were indicted, and for which they have the king's charters of pardon.
Oct. 30.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Like order to agree with John Wythegenemulle concerning the terms of payment of a fine of 20l. by him made for pardon of certain trespasses and misprisions.
Membrane 9.
Sept. 20.
Westminster.
To Richard de Sutton escheator in Lancashire. Order to remove the king's hand and not to meddle further with the manors, lands etc. of the abbot of Whalleye in Billynton, Wysewall, Standen, Romesgreve, Edesford, Cliderhou, Kynerdale and Coldecotes (as above, p. 239), restoring any issues thereof taken; as lately the king ordered the escheator to certify in chancery the cause wherefore the said abbot's lands were by him taken into the king's hand, and the description and value thereof, and he certified that he so took the premises for that he found by inquisition, before him taken of his office, that the abbot has licence of the late king to appropriate to him and his successors 20l. of land or rent, and by colour thereof has in fraud of the king appropriated the premises which exceed that value; and the said abbot produced in chancery divers letters of the king concerning licence to acquire divers lands as well in part of the said 20l. of land and rent as otherwise, alleging that all the premises under other names are therein fully contained, and that so he has acquired nothing without licence of the king or his forefathers, praying the removal of the king's hand, wherefore the king ordered the escheator to make inquisition touching the premises; and by inquisition so made at his command it is found that the lands specified in the first inquisition are the same which are contained in the said letters of licence. By C.
Nov. 3.
Westminster.
To William de Raygate escheator in Yorkshire. Order not to intermeddle further with the lands which John de Leghe at his death held of the honour of Pontefract, and which were taken into the king's hand by his death and by reason of the nonage of his heir; as Thomas son and heir of the said John, tenant in chief of the said honour lately in the king's hand by reason of the death of Henry duke of Lancastre tenant in chief, has proved his age before the escheator, and the king has taken the homage of John now duke of Lancastre his son, who has taken to wife Blanche one of the daughters and heirs of the said duke, for the lands of her said father beyond Trent.
Oct. 25.
Westminster Palace.
To pope Urban. Notification that the cathedral church of St. Swythun Winchester being lately void by the death of bishop William, the prior and chapter thereof, after first craving and obtaining the king's licence, have elected William de Wykeham archdeacon of Lincoln to be bishop, and that the king has assented to that election; as the metropolitan see of Canterbury is likewise void, to the occupant whereof it pertains to confirm the election of bishops and prelates in that province.
Et erat patens.