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Close Rolls, Edward III: May 1366

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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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May 1366

May 6.
Westminster.
Edmund de Thorpe knight of Norffolk to William de Manton clerk. Recognisance for 160l., to be levied etc. in Norffolk.
Cancelled on payment.
May 6.
Westminster.
John Colleville of Walsokne knight, Thomas son of Simon de Welle and John Corner of Leveryngton to Henry de Shanketon clerk. Joint and several recognisance for 80l. payable by instalments; to be levied etc. in Norffolk.
Cancelled on payment.
May 7.
Westminster.
John Laundelles to John Travers of Luttelton. Recognisance for 22l. payable by instalments; to be levied etc. in Berkshire.
Charter of Roger Belet of Lalham, giving with warranty to Nicholas abbot of Westminster and the convent and to their successors a messuage, 36½ acres of land, 9 acres of meadow and 50s. of rent with their rights etc. in Lalham, as in reliefs, heriots, escheats, suits of court, commons, waters and fisheries, which the said Roger had of the king's gift and which are held in chief. Witnesses: William de Swanlond, John Charleton, Thomas Frowyk, John Pyrie, Nicholas Bodewelle, John Palmere, William Bischop, Nicholas de Ware, Robert Gy. Dated Lalham, Sunday after St. George 40 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 7 May.
Charter of Robert (sic) Belet of Lalham, giving with warranty to Richard Rook the elder of Westminster, Thomas Durdent of Denham and John Pecche of Westminster, their heirs and assigns, all his lands, rents and services, meadows, feedings and pastures, with waters, ways, paths, ditches, commons, fisheries, heriots, reliefs, escheats, etc. in the towns and fields of Lalham, Stanes and Lytlyngton co. Middlesex. Witnesses: John Pirye, Nicholas Bodewell, William Bischop, William Deuhurst, Roger Slak, Nicholas de Ware, Thomas Fremlee, Robert Gy. Dated Lalham, Monday after St. George 40 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the said Roger Belet, 7 May.
Writing of Sir Ralph de Neville of Raby knight, being the defeasance of a bond whereby Philip de Lymbury knight, Richard de Ravensere clerk and William de Hoton are bound to him in 500l., upon condition that the said Ralph shall have and peaceably hold for his life the manor of Walleworth in the bishopric of Durham, which he lately had for life of the gift and feoffment of Sir Richard le Scrope and the said Sir Philip knights, John de Cotyngham parson of North Cave and Thomas de Wakerfeld parson of Horslee, without being impleaded, ejected or unduly suffering loss by the heirs of Sir Robert de Haunsard knight or any of them, but shall by the said Philip, Richard and William be saved harmless against them. Dated Westminster, 6 May 40 Edward III (sic).
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 8 April this year (sic).
Writing of John Merseye clerk, Walter de Lynton, Henry Helyon of Bumpstede and Thomas Payn of Balsham, cousins and heirs of Robert Bursteler knight of Cambridgeshire, being a quitclaim to John Wroth the elder citizen of London of all the lands in the town of Hadenham in the isle of Ely which the said Robert had of the gift and feoffment of Edmund de Sutton, son of Hamon de Sutton of Whuxho. Witnesses: John Louekyn mayor of the city of London, John Lytle, Richard Croydon, Nicholas de Exton and William Kyngeston citizens of London. Dated London, Friday before Ascension day 40 Edward III (sic).
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 8 April this year (sic).
Membrane 25d.
Writing of Thomas, son of Gilbert de Bosenham and Isolda his wife daughter of Peter de Novo Castro sometime citizen and skinner of London, being a quitclaim with warranty to Ellis de Thorpe citizen and skinner of London, his heirs and assigns, of a tenement situate in the parish of St. Stephen Wallebroke street London between a tenement of the prior and convent of the new work by Gildeford now held by Thomas de Athelby on the south and a tenement of John de Tryple now held by Nicholas Donat on the north, which the said Ellis has lately purchased of Joan who was wife of Simon Dolsaby sometime citizen of London and John Gysors, executors of the said Simon, or any rent thereof arising; John Nott being mayor of the city of London, Richard de Croydon and John Hiltoft sheriffs, and John Pecche alderman of the ward. Witnesses: Robert Rydere, Richard atte Celer, William Danyel, Nicholas Longe, Thomas atte Halle, John Baas, Thomas Croucheman. Dated London, Sunday after the Conception 37 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 7 May this year.
May 8.
Westminster.
John Belevale, John Bydik, William Haym, Anselm Haym and John Pikeryng to Queen Philippa. Recognisance for 200l., to be levied, in default of payment, of their lands and chattels in Dorset.
Writing of Simon de Eton of Bukyngham, giving with warranty to Nicholas de Twyforde citizen and goldsmith of London, his heirs and assigns, a yearly rent of 13s. 4d. to be taken at Michaelmas and Easter by even portions of the said Simon's messuage situate in the east street of Bukyngham between a messuage sometime of William Page and a messuage sometime of John le Brede, with power to distrain for arrears; and the grantor has delivered 1d. to the said Nicholas in name of seisin. Witnesses: Roger Schyrot, John de Houndell, William Goddes, Richard Smyth, William Seman bailiff of Bukyngham, John de Chichestre, John de Hiltofte, Thomas Hessay, William de Burton, John Coraunt citizens of London. Dated London, 4 May 40 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 9 May.
May 9.
Westminster.
John de Mohun knight to Nigel Loryng knight. Recognisance for 80l., to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in Somerset.
Cancelled on payment.
The same John to the said Nigel. Recognisance for 120l., to be levied etc. in Somerset.
Cancelled on payment.
May 9.
Westminster.
Thomas Rocheford of Essex to John de Beverleye. Recognisance for 40l., to be levied etc. in Essex.
May 10.
Westminster.
Robert Lewys parson of a third portion of Guthmundham in the diocese of York to Michael de Ravendale clerk. Recognisance for 10l., to be levied etc. of his lands and chattels and ecclesiastical goods in Yorkshire.
Cancelled on payment.
May 11.
Westminster.
John Abbirbury to Michael de Ravendale clerk. Recognisance for 40s., to be levied etc. of his lands and chattels in Oxfordshire.
Cancelled on payment.
May 13.
Westminster.
Henry Sturmy of Wiltes to Robert de Loundres knight. Recognisance for 60l., to be levied etc. in Wiltes.
Writing of Roger de Holte, son and heir of John de Holte, granting with warranty to William de Worfton and Isabel his wife and to the heirs of the said William the remainder of a rent of 8 marks, the homage, fealty and other services which Gilbert de la Roche holds for life, by a grant to him and Margaret his wife and to the heirs of their bodies made by the said John with remainder to the grantor and his heirs, which service the said Gilbert now takes of Adam Blake, son and heir of John Blake, tenant of a messuage, a water mill and of one carucate of land in Ludyngton by virtue of an entail thereof made to the said John Blake and the heirs of his body by gift of the said John de Holte, to hold of the grantor and his heirs by the services aforesaid with reversion to the grantor and his heirs, and which services if the said Gilbert should die without an heir of his body would revert to the said Roger, the said Margaret being dead without issue by the said Gilbert, and the said tenements likewise if the said John should die without an heir of his body. Witnesses: John de Edyndon and Robert de Loundres knights, Michael Skillyng, William Hoghton, John Bluet. Dated Thursday Ascension day 40 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 15 May.
May 15.
Westminster.
William de Wykeham archdeacon of Lincoln to Bernard Brocas knight. Recognisance for 200l., to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in the county of Suthampton.
William de Flaumville knight to Thomas de Staple. Recognisance for 40 marks, to be levied etc. in Leycestershire.
Cancelled on payment.
May 15.
Westminster.
Walter Danseye of Wyltes to William de Edyndon bishop of Winchester. Recognisance for 40l., to be levied etc. in Wyltes.
Cancelled on payment, acknowledged by John de Blebury one of the said bishop's executors.
May 16.
Westminster.
William abbot of Evesham, for himself and the convent, to Margery who was wife of Thomas Broun citizen of London. Recognisance for 1,000l. payable by instalments; to be levied etc. of their lands and chattels and ecclesiastical goods in Worcestershire.
Cancelled on payment.
June 9.
Westminster.
Richard atte Park of Hengham Sibille to Robert de Muskham clerk. Recognisance for 5 marks, to be levied etc. of his lands and chattels in Essex.
June 10.
Westminster.
John Nelyng of Boxford co. Suffolk to Robert de Muskham clerk. Recognisance for 100l., to be levied etc. in Essex.
May 16.
Westminster.
Memorandum of a mainprise under a pain of 100l. made by Henry de Coue, John de Aldham and William de Norwych of London, appearing in person in the chancery at Westminster, for Robert Eustace of Tilneye chaplain, that he shall not cause nor procure any bodily hurt to Thomas de Horstede chaplain, presented by the king to the vicarage of Istilworth in the diocese of London, shall not remove to foreign parts without the king's special licence, nor sue or procure to be sued or done anything that may tend to the king's prejudice, or to impair the presentation aforesaid.
Membrane 24d.
Writing of John de Sancta Cruce of Bedfordshire, being a quitclaim with warranty to Amaury de Sancto Amando knight lord of Hampthull and Mullebrok, his heirs and assigns, of the messuages, lands, rents, services of free men and neifs, meadows, woods, feedings, pastures, with the liberties, warrens etc. which were of Thomas de Sancta Cruce in the said towns. Witnesses: Giles Dauboney knight, Peter de Salford, Thomas Peyvre, John Bruton, Hugh Pikard, Richard de Craunfeld, Thomas de Stepyngle. Dated Hampthulle, Monday after the Invention of Holy Cross 40 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 19 May.
May 19.
Westminster.
John de Seint Clier knight to Queen Philippa. Recognisance for 400l., to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in Sussex.
Writing indented of William de Ferers lord of Groby, giving to John de Arderne of Lancashire and Joan his wife for their lives a yearly rent of 20l. to be taken of his manors of Groby and Lutterworth at Martinmas and Whitsuntide by even portions or within eight weeks after those terms, the first payment being at Martinmas next, with power to distrain for arrears, and bond for warranty. Witnesses: Sir William de Fyncheden, Roger de Fulthorp, Simon Pakemon, Richard de Leycestre, Adam Skilyngton. Dated London, Friday 1 May 40 Edward III. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 29 May.
Writing of Edmund Daunvers, son and heir of Robert Daunvers of Wynterbourne, being a quitclaim with warranty to Edmund de Wymondeswold chaplain and Roger de Flete, their heirs and assigns, of the third part of the manor of Hakeneston co. Wilts and the advowson of the chapel thereof, which descended to him after the death of Edmund de la Beche archdeacon of Berkshire as cousin and one of the heirs of Nicholas de la Beche knight. Witnesses: Richard de Abberbury, Richard de Polhampton knights, Roger de Hakebourn, John Cokerel of Chelreye, Roger Louekyn, Thomas Cokerel. Dated Chelreye, Sunday before St. Gregory the pope 40 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 20 May.
Charter of Richard de Brustowe, giving with warranty to Sir Nicholas de Lovayne knight and Henry atte Helde, their heirs and assigns, his manor of Brustowe and all his lands in the town of Brustowe and the parishes of Horne, Horle and Wyvelesfeld cos. Surrey and Sussex with the advowsons of churches and chapels, royalties, liberties, parks, woods, warrens, mills, meadows, feedings, pastures, waters, ponds, fish ponds, ways, paths, turbaries, rents, wards, marriages, reliefs, heriots, suits of court of free tenants and neifs etc. Witnesses: Sir Andrew Peverel, Sir John de Sancto Claro, Sir Andrew Sakevile knights, Roger Dalyngerugge, William Nieudegate, Richard Manfe, John Bule, Nicholas Bule, Gregory atte Hole, John Brooke. Dated Lageham, 30 March 40 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 20 May.
May 20.
Westminster.
Thomas de Musgrave knight to Henry de Ingelby, Thomas de Neuby and Michael de Ravendale clerks. Recognisance for 100l., to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in Westmorland.
Memorandum of defeasance, upon condition that the said Thomas de Musgrave pay to them or one of them 50l. on Michaelmas day next.
May 21.
Westminster.
Richard Wylesford of Welborne to William de Kelleseye. Recognisance for 40l., to be levied etc. in Lincolnshire.
Cancelled on payment.
John de Scotherskelf clerk to Richard de Ravenser clerk. Recognisance for 414l., to be levied etc. in Yorkshire.
Cancelled on payment.
June 5.
Westminster.
To Thomas de Lodelowe and Robert Belknapp justices of assize in Essex. Order, if assured that the tenements put in view are the same that are in the king's hand, it is said, by the death of John de Benstede tenant in chief and by reason of the nonage of his heir, or any parcel thereof, not to proceed without advising the king to take an assize of novel disseisin before them arraigned by John Scot and Margaret his wife against Edward son of John de Banstede and others concerning tenements in Welcomstowe; as on 30 May in the 30th year of his reign the king by letters patent committed to Richard Punchardon the wardship of the lands and rents of the said John de Benstede in Rauryth and Welcomstowe co. Essex which are in his hand as aforesaid, to hold until the lawful age of the said heir for a set yearly farm; and now the king is informed that the said John Scot and Margaret have arraigned the assize aforesaid, putting in view the lands of the said deceased in Welcomstowe.
Membrane 23d.
May 12.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Kent. Order to cause Richard atte Lese and Roger Dygge, knights of the shire coming to the parliament at Westminster on Monday the morrow of the Invention of Holy Cross last, to have of the commons of the county, cities and boroughs excepted, 4l. 16s. for their expenses in coming to the said parliament, there abiding and thence returning, namely 4s. a day each for 12 days.
The like to the sheriffs of the following counties, for the expenses of knights therein named:
Surrey. Simon de Codyngton and John de Kyngesfold 4l. for 10 days.
Sussex. Andrew Peverell and John Weyvylle 4l. 16s. for 12 days.
Suthampton. Peter de Bruges and John Botiller 4l. 16s. for 12 days.
Wiltes. Robert de la Mare and Nicholas de Bonham 112s. for 14 days.
Somerset. Hugh Durburgh and William Boneville 7l. 4s. for 18 days.
Dorset. William Fillol and Roger de Manyngford 6l. 8s. for 16 days.
Cornwall. Nicholas Wamford and John Tremayn 9l. 12s. for 24 days.
Gloucester. John Tracy and John de Sloghtre 6l. 8s. for 16 days.
Hereford. John de Eynesford and Hugh de Monyton 6l. 8s. for 16 days.
Salop. John de Lodelowe and William Banastre of Hadenhall 6l. 8s. for 16 days.
Worcester. Robert Bracy and John de Harleye 6l. 8s. for 16 days.
Oxford. Nicholas Dammory and John de Tryllowe 4l. 16s. for 12 days.
Berkshire. Nicholas de Tamworth and John de Estbury 4l. 16s. for 12 days.
Warrewyk. Fulk de Bermyngeham and Richard de Herthill 6l. 8s. for 16 days.
Notingham. Simon de Leek and Robert de Morton 6l. 8s. for 16 days.
Leycestre. William Flamvylle and Simon Pakeman 112s. for 14 days.
Lancastre. John le Botiller and William son of Robert de Radeclyf 8l. 16s. for 22 days.
Northumberland. Aymer de Athole and Henry de Haveryngton 9l. 12s. for 24 days.
Cumberland. Christopher de Moryceby and William de Stapelton 9l. 12s. for 24 days.
York. John Bygot and Simon de Heselarton 7l. 4s. for 18 days.
Lincoln. Thomas de Fulnetby and William Haulay 6l. 8s. for 16 days.
Norhampton. Theobald Trussell and Richard Wydevylle 4l. 16s. for 12 days.
Cambridge. Thomas de Shardelowe and John Cheyne 4l. 16s. for 12 days.
Huntingdon. William de Risceby and Nicholas de Styuecle 4l. 16s. for 12 days.
Norffolk. Robert de Mortymer and Roger de Bekham 112s. for 14 days.
Bukingham. Roger de Puttenham and John de Arderne 4l. 16s. for 12 days.
Devon. John de Ferers and John Dabernoun 8l. for 20 days.
Hertford. William de Wotton and Luke Vyneter 4l. for 10 days.
[Prynne, Parliamentary Writs, iv. p. 271.]
May 12.
Westminster.
To the bailiffs of the city of Cicestre. Like order to cause Roger Cheyne and Robert Blundel citizens of the same to have of the commonalty of the city 48s. for their expenses, namely 2s. a day each for 12 days.
The like to the bailiffs of the following towns for the expenses of the burgesses or citizens named:
The city of Hereford. Henry Cachepole and William Collynge 64s. for 16 days.
The town of Warrewyk. Robert Broun and Geoffrey de Halughton 64s. for 16 days.
The town of Bedford. Richard Frereman and Giles Hermer 48s. for 12 days.
The city of Exeter. William Wyke and John Gray 4l. for 20 days.
[Ibid. p. 273.]
Membrane 22d.
May 4.
Westminster.
William de Skipwyth knight, Philip le Despenser, Ralph Paynel knight, John Dymmok knight, Thomas de Bernaston knight, William de Belesby knight, Thomas de Fulnetby knight, John de Blyton knight, Lambert de Weston knight, John de Multon knight, Roger de Kirketon, William Haulay the elder, Ralph de Redford, John Hode, William Haulay the younger, John de Repynghale, John de Haghe, John Amory, John de Conyngesholm, William de Stayn, William de Skipwyth the younger of Lincolnshire, Aymer de Athels knight, Alan de Heton knight, William de la Vale of Northumberland, John Botiller knight, Edmund Laurence of Lancashire, Richard de Haveryng knight of Wiltes, William de Nessefeld, Roger de Fulthorp, William de Brerely of Yorkshire, William de Wakbrigge of Derbyshire and Lawrence Hauberk of Leycestershire to the king. Joint and several recognisance for 3,000 marks payable by instalments; to be levied, in default of payment, of their lands and chattels in the counties aforesaid.
Note that they paid 1,000 marks at the receipt of the exchequer for the term of St. Peters Chains, and have an acquittance under the great seal.
Also that on 4 November this year they paid 1,000 marks for Michaelmas term, and have a like acquittance.