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Close Rolls, Edward III: June 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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June 1366

June 10.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Kent. Order to summon the archbishops, bishops, abbots, priors, dukes, earls, barons, knights and freeholders of the county, four lawful men and the reeve of every town, twelve lawful burgesses of every borough and all who are used and ought to come before the justices in eyre, to be at Canterbury on the morrow of St. Mary Magdalen next before John Knyvet, Robert de Thorp, Thomas de Lodelowe and other lieges whom the king shall send; to cause all pleas of the crown not pleaded or arising since the last eyre, all pleas and all attachments thereto pertaining, all assizes and pleas put at the first assize with the writs thereof to come before the said justices, so that they remain not by default of the sheriff or for lack of summons; to cause proclamation to be made that all assizes and all pleas attamed and not ended, or summoned before the justices at Westminster or York, at the last eyre for all pleas in that county, or before justices there sent to take assizes of novel disseisin or for gaol delivery shall be before the said justices in the same state wherein they remained by order of the king, the justices in eyre or of the Bench; to summon all who were sheriffs or coroners after the last eyre to be there with the writs of assizes and pleas received in their time to answer for their time as they ought to do; to cause proclamation to be made as well in cities and boroughs as in market towns and elsewhere that all those claiming liberties by charters of the king's predecessors or otherwise shall be before the said justices to shew what liberties they claim and by what warrant; and himself to be there in person with his bailiffs and ministers to inform the justices touching these and other matters affecting the business; also to cause proclamation to be made that all complainants who would complain as well of the king's bailiffs and ministers whatsoever as of others shall come before the justices at the day and place named to shew forth their plaints and take amends, bringing this writ and the summoners. By K.
July 3.
Breamore.
To the sheriff of Kent. Order to cause proclamation to be made giving notice to all men of the county that, whereas the king lately ordered the sheriff to summon the archbishops etc. (as above) to come before his justices in eyre for common pleas and pleas of the crown, no man need repair to Canterbury on the day named by reason of the proclamation of that eyre, but the king will hold them excused; as in consideration of the charges borne by the true men and commons of Kent divers times by reason of the king's abode there in the time of Simon archbishop of Canterbury, and willing to shew them favour, the king has pardoned them this time the session aforesaid during the vacancy of the archbishopric by the death of the said Simon, and by another writ has commanded the justices to stay altogether the execution of his commission to them. By p.s. [27047.]
To John Knyvet, Robert de Thorp and Thomas de Lodelowe. Order to stay altogether the execution of the king's late commission to them by letters patent as justices in eyre for common pleas and pleas of the crown in Kent and for certain other matters in the commission contained; as in consideration etc. (as above), the king this time has pardoned the true men and commons of Kent the session of the said justices during this vacancy of the archbishopric.
By p.s. (the same writ).
Writing of William Filol of Dorset, being a quitclaim to Sir Alan de Buxhull knight, his heirs and assigns, of the manor and advowson of Brianston co. Dorset. Dated Brianston, Friday after St. Barnabas 40 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 12 June.
Membrane 21d.
Writing of William duke of Julers count of Fauquemont and lord of Monyoie, acknowledging that of his sure knowledge and free will he has done homage and sworn fealty to the king, and promising upon his oath and the honour of knighthood to serve the king and his heirs in peace and war against all men when required at the king's charges. Dated London, 15 June 1366. French.
[Fœdera.]
Writing of William duke of Juliers count of Valkenburg and lord of Monyoie, reciting that the king, his lord and cousin, and other prelates and nobles of the realm were by their letters patent bound to his father sometime marquess of Juliers and to his heirs in divers sums of money payable yearly, and in other compacts, covenants and conditions, and that his said father in his life time received of the king divers sums of money, some of the said conditions were fulfilled, and some remain to be paid or fulfilled, touching which they have come to a full and final concord, wherefore the said duke, as son and heir of the said marquess and his lawful successor, has of his sure knowledge and free will restored and delivered to the king all the bonds aforesaid, willing that henceforth they shall be of none effect, acquitting the king, his heirs, executors and posterity whatsoever of the said bonds and of the compacts aforesaid, and renouncing all claims, actions and demands real and personal by reason thereof, saving bonds and promises of 1,000 marks yearly for his homage to the king, 9,000 marks for arrears due to his said father, and 1,400l. yearly for rents and profits of the lands of Virson and Lury in the realm of France now made and granted to him at London, which the said duke will not renounce but use, these quittances notwithstanding. Dated London, 15 June 1366.
[Ibid.]
Memorandum of acknowledgment of both the foregoing letters, the same day.
Note that Master John de Branketre treasurer of the church of York took this acknowledgment by command of Simon bishop of Ely the chancellor.
Memorandum that the said duke's acquittance, together with his letter of homage acknowledged before the said Master John, were the same day delivered to Richard de Chestrefeld one of the chamberlains of the exchequer to be kept in the treasury.
July 3.
Westminster.
Baldwin de Bereford knight to Walter Huwet knight. Recognisance for 160l., to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in Oxfordshire.
Cancelled on payment, acknowledged by John de la More attorney general of the said Walter.
Indenture made between Sir Walter Huwet knight and Sir Baldwin de Bereford knight, being a defeasance of the foregoing recognisance, upon condition that Sir Baldwin, his heirs or executors, shall pay to Sir Walter, his executors, the abbot of Wygemore or other his attorneys general in the church of St. James Wygemore co. Hereford 40l. at the Annunciation next and other 40l. at the Annunciation following. Dated Westminster, Saturday before the Translation of St. Thomas 40 Edward III. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the parties, 4 July.
Writing of Philip Everard knight, being a quitclaim with warranty to Roger de Mers of Kirketon in Holand, John Hode of Flete, Thomas de la Laund and Simon son of Martin de Holbeche, their heirs and assigns, of two messuages, 87 acres 1 rood of land in Flete and Holbeche, one messuage and 30 acres thereof lying in Flete between Grondesgate on the south and land of John de Littelbyrs on the north, the other messuage in Flete between the messuage of William Alby on the east and a messuage of the said John Hode on the west, one piece of land called the Grippel containing 11 acres in Flete, another called Milkhous in Flete containing 8 acres, another in Flete at Dawkynesgate containing 3 acres 1 rood, 10 acres of land in Flete at Maltersbrigge called Maltersmedwe and Malterslond, 5 acres of land in Flete at Crispes by land of Richard Crisp on the south, 6 acres of land in Flete at Langerethe, 3½ acres of land in Flete called Quyddykrigg and Maryrigg, and 4½ acres of land in Holbeche at Wyndesore. Witnesses: Robert de Haveryngton of Flete, Lawrence de Flete, Thomas Ray of the same, William de Gedeneye of the same, Richard Fraunceys of Holbeche, Richard Everard of Wysbeche, Geoffrey Richard of Leveryngton. Dated Flete, 20 June 40 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 4 July.
June 3.
Westminster.
John Leukenore of Flechyngg to William de Eynesham citizen and pepperer of London. Recognisance for 10l., to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in Sussex.
Writing of Isabel who was wife of Sir John Brocas knight, being a quitclaim to Bernard Brocas knight, his heirs and assigns, of the manor of Ponyngfold with the members and parcels thereof as well in Surrey as in Sussex. Witnesses: William Stokes clerk, William Tyrwhit clerk, Henry Percehay, William Tauk, Robert Loxley. Dated Monday after the Translation of St. Thomas 40 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 13 July.
Membrane 20d.
Writing of John Nelyng of Boxford co. Suffolk, being a general release to Walter Southous and Margaret his wife, late the wife of Richard de Cortenhale sometime the king's serjeant at arms and his executrix, and to Richard de Saham parson of Stebbenheth, Robert de Appelby the king's serjeant at arms and Thomas de Santon also executors of the said Richard, of all actions real and personal, suits, plaints and demands by reason of debt, account, trespass, waste, imprisonment or otherwise. Dated London, 10 June 40 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 10 June.
Writing of John Nelyng of Boxford co. Suffolk, being a general release to Peter de Ereswell of la Brendwode of all actions real and personal by reason of debt, account, covenant, contract, trespass etc. Dated London, 10 June 40 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 10 June.
Writing of John Nelyng of Boxford co. Suffolk, granting with warranty to Robert de Muskham clerk, his heirs and assigns, the reversion of lands in Brendewode and Shenefeld co. Essex by the said John purchased of Richard de Cortenhale the king's serjeant at arms, and after at the suit of Walter Southous and Margaret his wife, executrix of the said Richard, Richard de Saham parson of Stebbenhethe, Robert de Appelby the king's serjeant at arms and Thomas de Santon also his executors, to them delivered by process in chancery according to the ordinance of the staple, to hold until they should be contented of 400l. wherein the said John was bound to the said Richard de Cortenhale by a recognisance made before John Pyel late mayor of the staple of Westminster, for that he did not pay the money at the terms appointed, which executors with the said Walter have granted all their estate therein to John de Folkyngham clerk and Richard de Batheleye. Dated London, 10 June 40 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 10 June.
Writing of John de Folkyngham and Richard de Batheleye, being an attornment to Robert de Muskham clerk as tenants by grant of the executors of Richard de Cortenhale of a messuage and 100 acres of land, 5 acres of meadow, 10 acres of pasture, 2 acres of wood and 13s. 4d. of rent in the towns of Brendewode and Shenefeld late of John Nelyng until they shall have levied 400l. with costs and damages for default of payment, by execution of a statute merchant made by the said John Nelyng to the said Richard de Cortenhale, the reversion of which lands the said John Nelyng has granted to the said Robert and his heirs. Dated London, 1 October 40 Edward III. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 4 October.
Indenture made at London 11 June 40 Edward III, between Sir Bernard Brocas knight and Simon Levelyf brewer and citizen of London, being the defeasance of a statute merchant of the said Sir Bernard in 200l. payable at All Saints next made before John Louekyn mayor of London and William de Merston clerk, upon condition that Sir Bernard, his heirs or executors, shall pay 50l. to the said Simon, his heirs or executors, in the church of St. Paul London on Friday after the quinzaine of Michaelmas next, and other 50l. on Wednesday after the quinzaine of Easter following: also of a like statute merchant in 480 marks and a bond of the said Simon in 20 marks payable at the same feast, so long as Sir Bernard, his heirs or their assigns, shall peaceably hold the manor of Weldon co. Norhampton and the bailiwick of keeping the king's buckhounds, not being ousted thereof without fraud or covin by judgment or otherwise by any claiming as heir or by escheat of the possession of Margaret Bourhunte late the wife of William Daumvers tenant thereof, whose cousin and heir Maud Lovel who was wife of Thomas Treweman claims to be; or upon condition that if Sir Bernard be so ousted, and he his heirs or their executors shall obtain against the said Simon a writ of debt for the said 20 marks addressed to the sheriff of Norhampton and returnable before the justices of the Common Bench warning the said Simon (if living) at his tenements in London in presence of four good men his neighbours one month before such writ be returnable, the said Simon shall come and plead that the said Maud is cousin and true heir of the said Margaret, and it shall so be found by verdict of an inquisition of men of that county; or that if the said Simon shall not come, or shall come and so plead and it shall not be so found by verdict, or the verdict shall be contrary to other plea of his in the said suit, the said Simon, his heirs or executors, shall pay to Sir Bernard, his heirs or executors, 250 marks within half a year after; or that if after the said Simon's death Sir Bernard, his heirs or assigns, shall be so ousted by any true heir of the said Margaret other than the said Maud or her heirs, or by any other having their estate, or having right by escheat for lack of such heirs, within one half year after warning given 250 marks shall be paid them. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 12 June.
Membrane 19d.
June 13.
Westminster.
Mainprise of Odo Purchas and Hugh atte Churche citizens and drapers of London for William de Chirchull imprisoned in the Flete prison for an alleged deceit committed against the king touching proof of the age of William son and heir of William de Sepvans, a minor in the king's wardship, to have the said prisoner's body if living before the king and council upon warning received to answer concerning that deceit, and to do and receive what by the king and council shall be determined.
Order thereupon to the warden of the Flete or to his representative to set free the said William by this mainprise.
June 16.
Westminster.
Thomas de Brideport of Dorset to Queen Philippa. Recognisance for 10l., to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in Dorset.
Writing of John de Neketon chaplain, being a quitclaim with warranty to John de Crull and Margaret his wife, their heirs and assigns, of all lands, rents and services of free tenants and neifs late of William de Neketon his father in the towns of Bury St. Edmunds, Berton, Hepworth, Lyvermere, Fornham St. Martin, Tymeworth, Pakenham, Ixworth, Stanton, Bernyngham, Weston, Watlesfeld, Thelnetham, Mildenhale and Melford, and of the advowson of Hepworth church. Witnesses: Thomas de Morieux, William de Resshebrok knights, Alexander Bouresyard parson of Barsham, Michael de Bures, John de Rokwode, Thomas de Ty. Dated Berton, 10 April 40 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 16 June.
June 17.
Westminster.
John Melford of Kent to Thomas de Gylyngham. Recognisance for 40l., to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in Kent.
June 17.
Westminster.
Thomas de Gylyngham of Kent to William de Halden. Recognisance for 100 marks, to be levied etc. in Kent.
June 18.
Westminster.
William Hanred of Pisford to Richard Wydevylle of Grafton. Recognisance for 40l., to be levied etc. in Norhamptonshire.
June 19.
Westminster.
Ralph Thurbern to Walter Whithors. Recognisance for 20l., to be levied etc. in Surrey.
William Cheyne the younger to the said Walter. Recognisance for 10l., to be levied etc. in Sussex.
Roger Asshebornham to the said Walter. Recognisance for 10l., to be levied etc. in Sussex.
Walter Warnham to Walter Whithors. Recognisance for 10l., to be levied etc. in Sussex.
Richard Northwich and John Offam to Walter Whithors. Recognisance for 10l., to be levied etc. in Kent.
June 20.
Westminster.
Simon de Codyngton knight to Walter Whithors. Recognisance for 10l., to be levied etc. in Surrey.
Richard Fifhide to Walter Whithors. Recognisance for 10l., to be levied etc. in Essex.
June 21.
Westminster.
To the mayor of the city of London. Order to call before him the aldermen, vintners, merchants and others of the said city whom he shall think needful, and after advice and deliberation had to cause such order and measure to be taken and observed touching the sale of wines therein as the people shall feel to be for their peace and advantage, that the king need not be troubled hereafter for lack of such order; as there is now great dearness in the sale of wines there, and the same is daily arising to the expense of the common weal, wherefore the murmuring of the people is grievously increased.
[Fœdera.] By K. and C.
June 25.
Westminster.
Richard Dyere of Abyndon to William Coke of Agmundesham. Recognisance for 60l., to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in Berkshire.
Indenture made between William Coke of Agmundesham and Richard Dyer of Abyndon, being a defeasance of the foregoing recognisance, and of a bond made by the said Richard for 60l. payable at the Epiphany next, upon condition that the said Richard shall pay 10l. at the said feast or within six days after at the house of Simon de Mordon in Thamsestrete London, 10l. at Midsummer following or within six days after, 10l. at the Epiphany following or within six days after, and 10l. at Midsummer following of within six days after at the same place, and he shall have acquittance for every payment so made or be discharged thereof until he have acquittance or receipt in a court of record. Dated London, 26 June 40 Edward III. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the parties, the same day.
July 1.
Westminster.
Henry Chaumberleyn of Wykenby to Richard de Ravensere clerk. Recognisance for 40l., to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in Lincolnshire.
Cancelled on payment.
July 1.
Westminster.
Simon de Clyve, parson of the church of St. Mary Staunford in the diocese of Lincoln, to Thomas de Thelwall parson of Pokebroke. Recognisance for 2 marks, to be levied etc. of his lands and chattels and ecclesiastical goods in Lincolnshire.
July 4.
Westminster.
John Hay and Robert Paslewe of Norhamptonshire to Robert Tresilian of Cornwall. Recognisance for 40l., to be levied etc. of his lands and chattels in Norhamptonshire.
June 14.
Westminster.
Guillelma (fn. 1) de Boloigne, one of the damsels of the king's aunt the countess marshal lately deceased, is sent to the prior and convent of St. Faith co. Norfolk to have such maintenance of that house as in meat and raiment as Maud late servant of Eva Daudele deceased had there of the king's grant. By p.s. [27023.]
June 8.
Eltham.
John Pusy is sent to the prior and convent of Mount St. Michael in Cornwall, to have such maintenance as in meat, raiment etc. as Reynold Trewynnard deceased had there of the late king's grant.
By p.s. [27014.]
Membrane 18d.
Indenture made between the king and Henry Crowe of Neubury, being a lease from 26 March last until Michaelmas next and thenceforward for three years of the subsidy in Oxfordshire and Berkshire upon cloth for sale granted to the king by the lords and commons of the realm for release of the forfeiture of alnage, rendering every year 10l. at Easter and Michaelmas by even portions and the due proportion thereof from 26 March to Michaelmas next etc. (as above, p. 70), with covenant that the farmer shall have the third part of the forfeitures. Dated Westminster, 10 June 40 Edward III. French.
Memorandum that the said Henry has found no mainpernors for that it is witnessed in chancery by credible persons that he is sufficient and faithful.
Like indentures are made with the following persons:
Henry Herward and Thomas de Lacford of Bury for Essex and Hertfordshire from 20 June this year for two years with half the forfeitures; rent 24l. at Martinmas and Midsummer. Dated 20 June. French.
Memorandum of a mainprise for the said farm by William Horscroft and Thomas de Lacford 'pelter' citizens of London.
John Ray of Coventre and Nicholas Prille of Lodelowe for Warwickshire, Leycestershire, Staffordshire and Salop from Michaelmas last for three years with the third part of the forfeitures, rent 50 marks at Easter and Michaelmas. Dated 8 October. French. William Palmer of Warwickshire, Robert de Barton of Coventre and Thomas Pynner of Coventre mainpernors.
Roger Comyn of Bunshull for Herefordshire from Michaelmas last for three years with the third part of the forfeitures, rent 4l. at Easter and Michaelmas. Dated 8 October. French. Roger de Nassh and William de Podmore of Lulleham co. Hereford mainpernors.
Robert de Acastre for Yorkshire, Northumberland, Cumberland and Westmorland from Michaelmas last for three years with the whole of the forfeitures, rent 53 marks at Easter and Michaelmas. Dated 12 October. French. No mainpernors, because the said Robert is sufficient.
John de Mottesfont for the county of Suthampton from Michaelmas last until Michaelmas next with the whole of the forfeitures, rent 20l. at Easter and Michaelmas. Dated 8 October. French. No mainpernors, because the said John is sufficient.
Peter Sterre of London for the city and suburbs of London and for Middlesex from Michaelmas last for one year with a moiety of the forfeitures, rent 100 marks at Easter and Michaelmas. Dated 10 November. French.
Membrane 17d.
Assignment of dower to Isabel who was wife of Walter de Faucomberge tenant in chief, made at Skelton on Friday in Easter week 40 Edward III before William de Raygate escheator in Yorkshire by virtue of a writ to him addressed, in presence of John de Bentele attorney of Richard de Ravenser, treasurer of Queen Philippa to whom the king has committed the wardship of two thirds of the said Walter's lands. Two tofts in the burgage of Skelton held by John Bakester the younger rent 6d. a year, a messuage, three tofts and one bovate of land in the same town held by the said John rent 8s. a year, two tofts in the same town held in burgage by Alice Rose rent 4d. a year, two tofts in the same town held in burgage by Thomas Wauterservant rent 6d. a year, one toft there held in burgage by John son of Robert rent 2d. a year, one toft there held in burgage by Maud servant of Cuthbert rent 2d. a year, four tofts there held in burgage by Walter de Meryngton rent 17d. a year, one toft there held in burgage by William Goldyng rent 2d. a year, 7d. rent of the wardens of St. Mary's light in the said town, one messuage and three tofts there held in burgage by Walter Emmeson rent 18d. a year, one toft and two bovates of land held by the said Walter rent 9s. a year, one toft there held in burgage by Roger Couper rent 2d. a year, together with all the services of the tenants aforesaid; 1½d. of rent to be taken of a messuage and 3 acres of land in the said town held by Roger de Uplithum, 2½d., 10 horse shoes and one barbed arrow of a messuage, one toft, four bovates of land and a 'ferland' held by Joan Terry, 1d. and four barbed arrows of two messuages, one toft and one bovate of land held by John Bakester the elder, 12 acres of land in the same town held by Alice de Bilton rent 3s. 8d., 1d. and one horse nail to be taken of two pieces of ground in Burghgate and Estgate held by the said Alice, 4d. a year rent of a messuage, 8½ acres of land and two 'riddeings' held by Robert Trower, 2d. and four barbed arrow heads of a messuage and four bovates of land held by William son of Robert Capoun, with all services of those tenants; a messuage, piece of ground and one acre of land held by Roger Campioun rent 3s. 1d. a year, a messuage held by John de Westland rent 3d. a year, with all services of those tenants; a piece of waste by the Westbek in the said town held by John de Mersk rent 2d. a year, a piece of waste there held by John Jollan rent 7¼d. and the third part of a fathing a year, a messuage with a croft, and a toft with a croft in the said town held by John son of Nicholas neif (nativus) rent 3s. 8d. a year, a piece of land there held by Robert Dodgeson neif rent 1d., with other services and suits of the said neifs and all that goes with them; two messuages and one bovate of land there held by John del Park neif rent 3s. 4d. a year, with all services etc.; one messuage with a croft there held by John Hyrp rent 2s. 6d. a year, two bovates of land there held by John de Eseby rent 6s. a year, a toft there held by John Tailliour rent 2s. a year, two messuages, four bovates of land and the 'Stancrokes' there held by William Gibson rent 18s. a year, a messuage and one bovate of land there held by Lawrence Scot rent 4s. a year, 4d. a year rent to be taken of Odnelriddyngg held by Thomas de Thweng, two tofts and one bovate of land there held by John de Mersk rent 5s. a year, a messuage with a croft there held by Richard son of Thomas rent 3s. 4d. a year, two tofts by Cutbertlangwath and one bovate of land there held by Roger Clerkson rent 4s. 4d. a year, the third part of a piece of land held by Emma Couracowe rent ½d. a year, with all services and suits of those tenants and all that goes with them; in a place called Stanghowe three messuages, one toft and 2½ bovates of land held by William de Duresme rent 15s. a year, a messuage and two bovates of land there held by Roger son of Peter rent 5s. 6d. a year, with all services and suits of those tenants and all that goes with them; in a place called Grenrig two messuages, four bovates of land and Michelfeld held by John son of Hugh rent 24s. a year, a messuage standing upon Fonteyneshenge with Fontenshenge held by Isabel de Grenrige rent 3s. 2d. a year; of the demesne lands in Skelton, in a place called the Northfeld 1 acre 8⅓ perches of land towards the west, 9 acres ½ rood of land, in a place called the Milnholme 1 acre 8⅓ perches of land towards the west and 9½ acres 1 rood in the Milnholme towards the west, in Roshowe 14½ acres and the third part of an acre of land towards the west, in Brakanheved 3½ acres and 10 perches of land towards the north, in Roskeldsyk 2½ acres ⅓ rood of land towards the west, in Wandelflat 4½ acres of land towards the north, in Rothwayte 9 acres 1 rood of land towards the west, in Mikelrig 17 acres 1 rood 2 perches of land towards the west; in the Southfeld in a place called Stakhowlythflat 6⅓ acres ⅓ rood of land towards the south, in Berylythflat 4 acres 3 roods 10 perches of land towards the north, in Plexmanflat 5 acres 1 rood 5 perches towards the east, in Cadycroft 4½ acres the third part of an acre and 10 perches of land towards the west, in Cotecroft 1½ acre 1 rood 5 perches of land towards the west, in Asedaleflat 16 acres of land towards the east; in the Westfeld 19½ acres 6 perches of land towards the south, in a place called Waynleghes 8 acres 3 roods of land towards the south; in the Estfeld in a place called Escheflat 6 acres 1 rood 1 perch of land towards the south, in Daltonflat 12⅓ acres ½ rood of land towards the north, in Wakestandaleflat 9⅓ acres ⅓ rood of land towards the east, in Osmundflat 2½ acres the third part of an acre and ⅓ rood of land towards the east, in Barlyflat 1 acre 3⅓ roods of land towards the south, in Rughewflat 9 acres of land towards the south, in Belheved 1 acre 8 perches of land towards the east; in the Westfeld, on the north side of the road to the park 17⅓ acres of land towards the west; the whole place called the Holmes except 12d. pertaining to the heir of Walter de Fauconberge; of the demesne meadows in Skelton, in a place called Roshowemar' 1 acre 10 perches of meadow towards the west, in the Westfeld 1 acre ⅓ rood of meadow towards the north, in the Estfeld in a place called Rughewsyk ½ acre ⅓ rood of meadow towards the west, in Dalton ½ acre ⅓ acre 3 perches of meadow towards the north, in a croft called Doufecotegarth there ½ acre of meadow, in Cottecroft 1⅓ acre 9 perches of meadow, in Grayneenge 8 acres of meadow towards the north, and the whole place called Milnriddyng containing 3 acres of meadow; the whole park called Maugreypark as enclosed; a piece of land called Tiddekenhowclose with the houses adjoining, the whole of Flathowclose, all Assedale, and the whole place called Camdale; certain pieces of land, namely the Dale below the Habberenge to wit from Habberengdyk to Saltburne milne, and the Ermitarme namely from Nettilthwaytbothum to Flitcunthouse; in a place called Assedaleflat the third part of a sheepfold, the said third part containing 66½ feet and the third part of one foot of land to the north; the third part of four water mills with their members in Skelton, and the third part of one fulling mill with the profits thereof, the third part of the profit of the toll of the market and fair there, of the assize of bread and ale, of the profit arising from the furnaces, from all ponds and fish ponds there, so that the said Isabel may fish therein at will, and from all agistments without the parks there, the third part of the profit of all wastes within the lordship of Skelton with the members, of all occasional profits in woods and plains as in the case of sparrowhawks, hawks, and of other birds and of beasts when such there be, of marl, coal, quarries, slates, mines of lead and iron, and of other mines whatsoever within the lordship of Skelton, so that she may take profits of mining at will, of the profit arising from neifs not named above without the lordship or within when such there be, of the profit of 'housebote' and 'haybote' for her and her tenants, with free ingress and egress, for burning, enclosing and building when need be, of the profit arising from the 'morhyre' there, of the venison in the warrens, namely in the fields of Skelton, Stanghowe and Grenrig, and in all meadows, woods, closes, plains, feedings and pastures there, so that she may hunt at will in all the said lordship and members, the parks pertaining to the said heir excepted, of the profits arising from beasts which come up as 'wafes' within the said lordship when such there be, and the third part of the fishing in fresh waters, so that she may fish therein at will; the whole of the capital messuage of the manor of Mersk with the dovecot, orchards, gardens and ditches thereto adjoining in allowance for Skelton castle which shall wholly remain with the said heir; of the demesne lands in Mersk, namely in the Estfeld in a place called the Toftes 21 acres 3 roods 3 perches of land towards the west,
Membrane 16d.
in Pitflat 26 acres 1 rood 5 perches of land towards the west, in Rouclifflatt towards the west 14 acres 1 rood the third part of the moiety of one acre and 5 perches of land, in the Langflat toward the west 13 acres 3⅓ roods 10 perches of land; in the Westfeld in a place called Langflatt towards the west 33½ acres the third part of half an acre and 8 perches of land, in Gildonsflatt towards the north 6⅓ acres 8 perches of land, in Grenwalflatt towards the west 21½ acres 11 perches of land, in Stodfald towards the west 26½ acres 2 perches of land, in the Brok towards the west 8⅓ acres of land; in the Southfeld in a place called Upplithumflatt towards the west 7 acres 3⅓ roods 5 perches of land; in Ridker in a place called Southbuttes towards the west the moiety of one acre and the third part of one half acre of land, in the Northbuttes towards the north 2½ acres 1 rood 10 perches of land, in Swartmoldflatt towards the west 24 acres the third part of one half acre and 5 perches of land, in Wyndilstreflatt Middelflat towards the west 25½ acres 6 perches of land, in Barlyflatt towards the west 4 acres 10 perches, and in Turfhowe towards the west 5½ acres of land; of the demesne meadows within the lordship of Mersk, in the Estfeld the moiety of one acre the third part of one half acre and 2 perches of meadow towards the west, in a close by the said manor towards the west 2 acres ⅓ rood 3 perches of meadow, in a meadow called the Bradenge, namely in the first part thereof on the south side 16½ perches of meadow, and on the south side 20 perches, and on the south side 25 perches of meadow; of the several pastures pertaining to the manor of Mersk in a place called the Legh towards the south 32 acres 3 roods of pasture; the third part of the pastures of the dikes around the Bradenge, with the agistments in the fields, pastures and closes by the said manor and the profits thereof; in the Estfeld towards the west 1½ acres the third part of one half acre and 10 perches of pasture; in the Westfeld towards the west the third part of four pieces of pasture by Grenwallpitflatt, Langbek and Langflatt with the profits thereof; in the Southfeld towards the west 2 acres ⅓ rood 1 perch of pasture; the third part of the soil of the pasture of Langmere of Ridker towards the west as well in soil as in money; divers pieces of ground called 'saltcotes' in Mersk and Cotum, namely one 'saltcote' held by William son of Robert rent 5 bushels of salt a year, one held by Litil Doge of Westcotum rent 5 bushels of salt a year, one held by Roger de Brakton of Westcotum rent 5 bushels of salt a year, one held by Roger Marke rent 5 bushels of salt a year, one held by Roger son of Margaret rent 5 bushels of salt a year, the moiety of one 'saltcote' held by Thomas son of Richard rent 2½ bushels of salt a year, and the moiety of one held by Robert Berier rent 2½ bushels of salt a year; a messuage and 2 acres of land in the town and fields of Mersk held by Robert Cuttaple rent 3s. 4d. a year, a messuage with a croft there held by William son of John son of Thomas rent 3s. 4d. a year, a messuage with a croft there held by John son of Thomas rent 4s. a year, with the services and suits of those tenants and all that goes with them; 2s. 8d. to be taken of four messuages, three tofts, five bovates and 16 acres of land held by Alan de Mersk, a messuage with a croft and one house and 2 acres of land there held by John son of Adam the younger rent 2s. 3d. a year, a toft with a croft, two houses on the waste and 3½ acres of land there held by Robert son of Robert son of Alan rent 6s. 6d. a year, 20d. to be taken of a messuage and seven bovates of land there which Roger Daunax holds by knight service, Halfpenyflatt held by William de Foulthorp rent 9¾d. and the third part of a farthing, with all services of the said tenants; two messuages, one toft with a croft, two bovates and 15 acres of land in the said town held by Alan son of Robert neif (nativus) rent 34s. a year, four tofts and a half and four bovates of land there held by Hugh Wryght neif rent 39s. a year, a messuage, a toft and four bovates of land held by William Storrour neif rent 36s. a year, two messuages, four bovates 6 acres 3 roods of land held by William Hamondson neif rent 40s. 10½d. a year, a messuage, a toft, two bovates 2½ acres 1 rood of land held by Thomas Wryght neif rent 30s. 4½d. a year, a messuage, two bovates 6 acres 3 roods of land held by William son of Robert Grayne neif rent 24s. 5½d. a year, two tofts held by Robert Sibson neif rent 2s. a year, two messuages with a croft held by William Swynhird neif rent 6s. a year, two tofts and 2 acres of land held by William son of Roger neif rent 3s. 4d. a year, with the services and suits of the tenants and all that goes with them; two messuages and two bovates of land in the said town held by Richard son of John son of Thomas rent 25s. a year, one bovate of land held by Thomas de Allirdale rent 8s. a year, two bovates of land there held by Walter Idoingson rent 16s. a year, a messuage with a croft held by John son of Julian neif rent 2s. a year, a messuage one bovate and a half and 2½ acres of land held by William de Areshome rent 13s. 6d. a year, with the services and suits of the tenants and all that goes with them; also in a place called Ridker and elsewhere a messuage and one acre of land held by Joan who was wife of Robert Sturmy rent 12d. a year, a messuage and one acre of land held by Robert Strewe rent 12d. a year, a messuage and one acre of land held by Emma Benne rent 12d. a year, a messuage and one acre of land held by John Watson rent 12d. a year, a messuage and 2 acres of land held by Thomas de Manfeld rent 2s. 11d. a year, a messuage with a croft held by Stephen Shephird rent 3s. 4d. a year, a messuage with a croft and 2 acres of land in Uplithum called 'Drengland' held by John Widowson of Uplithum rent 5s. a year, and two tofts and 2 acres of land in Rydker held by Robert son of Adam rent 2s. a year, with all services of the tenants; in Mersk and Ridker a toft and one acre of land held by Roger Brass neif rent 12d. a year, a toft and 2 acres of land held by John Melkyn neif rent 3s. a year, a toft and one acre of land held by Roger son of Thomas neif rent 12d. a year, a toft and one acre of land held by Robert son of Hugh neif rent 12d. a year, a toft, one house upon the waste and one acre of land held by Emma Melkyn neive rent 15d. a year, a messuage and 1½ acre of land in Ridker held by Alice Hudson neive rent 2s. a year, a messuage with a croft held by Walter Graunger neif rent 4s. a year, three tofts and one acre of land held by Thomas Hamondson neif rent 3s. 8d. a year, with the services, suits and demands of the said neives and other tenants and all that goes with them; the third part of one windmill in Mersk and Ridker with the profit thereof, the third part of the profit there arising from wreck of the sea, from all boats in Ridker as well of prises as of farms when such there be, from neifs not already assigned to her within the lordship and without, and from the ferry of the 'Melhoddes' when such there be, the third part of the 'conynger' with the profit thereof, of the profit arising from the toll of Mersk and Ridker, of all wastes and agistments of Mersk and Ridker, of all pastures there not already assigned to her, of the toll of Middelesburgh and all other profits within the lordship not already assigned, the third part of the profit arising from marl, coal, mines of iron, slate or other mines whatsoever when such there be, so that she may take profit of mining at will, and from the court of Middelesburgh for search of the river These, of all venison of the warrens or without in the fields, meadows, woods, closes, pastures or elsewhere within the lordship of Mersk and Ridker, the parks pertaining to the heir of Walter de Faucomberge excepted, so that she may hunt at will, the third part of the profit arising from 'wayves' there, and of any other profits not already named, and the third part of the 'gettes de mere' when such there be; all profits of court arising from all tenants above assigned to her, free men and neifs, and all other their suits and services with the goods and chattels, suits, services and lands of the said neifs and all that goes with them in the manors of Skelton and Mersk with their members; in Nunnyngton two messuages and two bovates of land held by John de Bilton rent 17s. a year with all his services; a third part of the manor of Brantyngham, as of houses, gardens and all other lands, namely one grange on the south side of the manor, one 'bakhowse' and 'brewose' on the south side of the hall, and one house standing between the gate of the manor and the said grange, with a third part of the orchard and gardens of the manor as the houses above mentioned extend in length and breadth; of the demesne lands of Brantyngham 9 acres of land in a place called Northbrakenbergh and Southbrakenbergh, 4 acres 3 roods of land in Lynland and Dunsfeld, 5 acres of land in Hemenges and Schortbuttes, 6 acres 3½ roods of land in Welbek, 3⅓ acres 1 rood of land about Burghpittes and below Burghpittes towards the west, 1⅓ acre in a place called Sandhill towards the west, 3 acres 1 rood of land in a place called Wandales, the moiety of one acre of land in a place called the Buttes by the church, and 9½ acres at the Hedlandes; of the demesne meadows of Brantyngham 5½ acres
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towards the west; a third part of the several pastures in the Sykes there, of the pasture for 22 great beasts, and of the common of pasture for sheep without number in the said town and the field of Brantyngham and elsewhere; in the town of Brantyngham and Cave 7s. 11½d. to be taken of a messuage and 10½ bovates of land held by Richard son of William, 12d. rent to be taken of a messuage held by Thomas son of Henry, 4s. 8d. of a messuage and four bovates of land held by Cicely sometime wife of Simon de Ellirker, 3s. 9d. of a messuage and four bovates 6 acres of land held by John son of Thomas, 17d. a year of a messuage and one bovate of land held by Amand Wryght, 2½d. of 4 acres of land held by Christiana Paty, and 6s. 8d. of William son of Peter tenant by knight service of the said manor paying the same; a third part of one windmill which renders 13s. 4d. a year, with a third part of the profit thereof, also of the court there; a third part of the profit of one dovecot with its profits; a third part of all profits pertaining to the manor of Brantyngham, with all services pertaining to the lands assigned to her; and a third part of all fees and advowsons of churches in Yorkshire which were of her said husband at his death.
Writing of Christina who was the wife of Walter Dunfouwe, being a quitclaim to William Carles and Agnes his wife and to Parnell who was wife of John Boulewas knight of a messuage and appurtenances in Hereford called Saymesplace lying in Flesheuwerusrowe. Dated Hereford, Sunday after St. John Baptist 40 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 7 July.
Writing of Christina who was the wife of Walter Dunfouwe, being a quitclaim with warranty to Parnell who was wife of John Boulewas knight, her heirs and assigns, of all the lands which the said Christina lately had in Suttonfren. Witnesses: John de Burleye knight, Stephen de Lugwardyn, Roger Partrich, Nicholas Wyke, Nicholas de Eye. Dated Hereford, Sunday after Midsummer 40 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 7 July.

Footnotes

  • 1. In the warrant (French) Gylymote de Boloigne.