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Close Rolls, Edward III: October 1364

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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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October 1364

Membrane 11d.
Oct. 27.
Windsor.
To the abbot and convent of Redynges. Request to admit Master John Sponle the king's mason to their house and to minister to him such maintenance as Alan de Beverle deceased had there at the king's request, causing letters under their common seal to be made to him with mention of what he shall so take, for which the king will be the more bound to that house, and writing again by the bearer what they will do at this request; as the king is sending the said John to them, willing for his good service to make provision for his maintenance.
By p.s. [26422.]
Oct. 9.
Westminster.
Stephen atte Hull to William Tirwhit clerk and Robert de Oxenford 'goldsmyth.' Recognisance for 10l., to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in the county of Suthampton.
Writing of Hugh Tyrel, son and heir of Hugh Tyrel knight, being a release to William bishop of Winchester of all actions real and personal for debt, account, covenant or otherwise. Dated London, 9 October 38 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 11 October.
Indenture made between Richard son of Richard de Hemingtone and Thomas de Hemyngtone of Bodekesham, being the defeasance of a yearly rent of 10 marks to be taken of the said Richard's manor of Hemingtone co. Norhampton at Easter and Michaelmas, in which rent the said Richard son of Richard is bound by a writing of his to the said Thomas, upon condition that Thomas, his heirs and assigns, shall peaceably hold, without being ejected or troubled by any writ to which Richard the son or his heirs shall appear in the king's court or otherwise by their assent or agreement, two messuages, 85 acres 2 roods of land and 51s. 7d. of rent in Bodekesham and 6d. of rent in Swafham contained in a fine levied in the king's court in 11 Edward I between Adam de Sancto Licio and Isolda his wife plaintiffs and Ellis de Bekyngham, Robert de Vaus and Alice his wife deforciants, and quitclaimed to Thomas, his heirs and assigns, by writing of the said Richard son of Richard, of which messuages one is called Sevencoterowe, the other (then a messuage now a toft) Feltewelles. Dated Bodekesham, Thursday St. Peter's Chains 38 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the parties, 23 October.
Oct. 24.
Westminster.
Hugh Chastillun knight and John Abberbury to David de Wollore and Michael de Ravendale clerks. Joint and several recognisance for 6l., to be levied, in default of payment, of their lands and chattels in Bukinghamshire.
Memorandum of defeasance, upon condition that the said Hugh and John or some other in their name pay 60s. in the quinzaine of Trinity next.
Cancelled on payment, acknowledged by the said Michael.
Oct. 24.
Westminster.
John de Kyngesfold of Sussex to John de Chichestre citizen and alderman of London. Recognisance for 300l., to be levied etc. in Sussex.
Oct. 25.
Westminster.
John de Folkyngham parson of a mediety of the church of West Walton in the diocese of Norwich to Michael de Ravendale clerk. Recognisance for 40l., to be levied etc, of his lands and chattels and ecclesiastical goods in Norfolk.
Cancelled on payment.
Oct. 26.
Westminster.
Richard Pauncefot to William de Hoghton. Recognisance for 45l., to be levied etc. of his lands and chattels in Somerset.
William de Hoghton and Richard Pauncefot to Henry de Pershay and Robert de Hacche. Recognisance for 45l., to be levied etc. in Somerset.
Cancelled on payment, acknowledged by the said Henry.
Oct. 27.
Westminster.
William de Gryndale to Godfrey Foljaumbe knight. Recognisance for 100l., to be levied etc. in Leycestershire.
Oct. 26.
Westminster.
Richard le Scrop knight to Thomas de Neuby and Michael de Ravendale clerks. Recognisance for 40l., to be levied etc. in Yorkshire.
Memorandum of defeasance, upon condition that the said Richard pay 20l. at the Purification next.
Cancelled on payment, acknowledged by the said Thomas.
Writing of Joan who was wife of Thomas de Graveshend knight, being a quitclaim to Thomas de Ingelby, for a sum of money in hand paid, of all right in name of dower or otherwise in all lands, rents and services which Sir Thomas de Ingelby had or has in Chaldewell co. Essex of the gift of her said husband. Witnesses: John de Somerton, John atte Rame, John de Sadyngton, William Porter, Thomas de Ellerbek. Dated London, the feast of All Saints 38 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 3 November
Membrane 10d.
Nov. 25.
Westminster.
John de Cressyngham citizen of London the elder to John Philip parson of Purlee co. Essex. Recognisance for 200l., to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in the city of London.
Indenture made between John de Cressyngham citizen of London and John Philipp parson of Purlee co. Essex, being a defeasance of the foregoing recognisance payable in the church of St. Paul London, upon condition that John de Cressyngham shall make his will, and shall thereby devise so often as he shall make it all tenements and rents he had in London at the date of these indentures in these words (Latin text follows): 'To John my son and Maud his wife all my tenements and rents in the city of London in the parishes of St. James Garlekhithe and St. Michael Bassyngeshawe immediately after my decease, and to the heirs of John's body, with the reversion of all my tenements and rents in the parish of St. Faith Oldedeneslane after the decease of Maud my wife': also that the said John the father from this day forth during all his life shall in his own house find and maintain in meat and raiment the wife of John the son and all issue between them begotten from the date of these presents as well as himself and his own wife; also defeasance of a bond of the said John Philip to John de Cressyngham the father in 100l. payable to him or his attorney at London in the church of St. James Garlekhithe on St. Andrew's day next, upon condition that John Philip shall at the said church pay him at the octaves of Easter next 20l., and shall for seven years beginning at Easter next find and maintain John son of John de Cressyngham in meat and raiment as belongs to a gentleman of his estate apprenticed to be in the company of men of law going to the king's court or elsewhere by agreement of the parties; so long as John the son shall not be so found as aforesaid, John de Cressyngham the father shall be discharged of maintenance of the said Maud; if John the son die within the said term and Maud take another husband, he shall be discharged of her maintenance and of their issue; if Maud die, John Philipp shall be discharged of the maintenance of John the son. Dated London, Wednesday before St. Andrew 38 Edward III. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the parties, 28 November.
Indenture made between the king and Adam de Seint Ive of London, being a lease of the exchanges as well of his own and of all other moneys, gold and silver plate, as of broken silver, to hold by him and his deputies in all suitable places, the city of York excepted, for two years from Michaelmas last, rendering 200 marks a year at Easter and Michaelmas by even portions if the king make not change of his moneys during that term, and in case he shall so do, or the staple of wool and hides shall be held in England within the said term, so that others will give a greater farm, Adam shall have the exchanges in preference to any other for as much as they will give; the king grants that no man shall make change of gold or silver for merchantable profit save the said Adam and his deputies during that term, to the end that none shall hurt nor defraud the said exchanges; that no sterlings nor old gold shall be received at his mints to be melted but by the said Adam and his deputies, save always that if any of the king's allegiance will by themselves or their deputies bring to the mints gold or silver money to change or melt, and will lawfully prove by their oath that it is their lords' money or their own received of their treasure, rents or otherwise without purchase and without fraud, hurt or deceit of the exchanges, the same shall be there received without let of Adam or his deputies, and no alien shall bring molten gold or silver to the warden of the money to make money thereof unless he shall prove by oath or other lawful means that it was not of the old gold or sterling of England, and no native unless he shall likewise prove that it was not purchased to hurt or defraud the exchanges; that the said Adam shall have in the said mints a man on his behalf at his cost to view the receipt as well of gold as of silver, and to take the proof in manner aforesaid, and thereupon warrant shall be given by the king to the warden and the masters of the mints, who shall be sworn so to do; and that Adam shall have without payment suitable houses at the mint in the Tower of London to hold change there to the advantage of the people, and in other places where mints are held the king shall not be bound to find him houses. Dated Westminster, 3 October 38 Edward III. French.
[Fœdera.]
Oct. 3.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Order at their peril, on sight of these presents, to cause proclamation to be made in the city and suburbs of London forbidding any man under pain of forfeiture publicly or secretly to hold exchanges of the king's and other moneys, gold and silver plate and broken silver for merchantable profit in the said city and suburbs during the above term save Adam de Seint Ive of London and his deputies, and to cause any found so doing after the proclamation to be taken and imprisoned, and the money to be taken as forfeit into the king's hand, certifying in chancery from time to time all their action in this behalf; as the king has committed to the said Adam all such exchanges to hold by him and his deputies in the king's name in all suitable places he shall please, namely as well in the king's mints as elsewhere, the city of York excepted, for two years from Michaelmas last, as in the above indenture is contained. By C.
[Ibid.]
To the wardens and masters of the mint in the Tower of London. Order to suffer Adam de Seint Ive of London to have a man therein on his behalf at his cost to oversee the gold and silver which shall be received in the said mint, and to take the proof there to be made according to the form of the above indenture, and to cause houses in the same suitable for holding the exchanges to be delivered to him, according to the covenants made between the king and the said Adam, to whom the king has committed for a set term the exchanges of gold and silver money in the city of London. By C.
[Ibid.]
Membrane 9d.
Oct. 27.
Westminster.
John Laurence parson of Hegh Clere to Master John de Branketre treasurer of St. Peter York. Recognisance for 45l. payable by instalments; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels and ecclesastical goods in the county of Suthampton.
Indenture, made at London 27 October 38 Edward III, between Richard de Branketre parson of Berghton and John Laurence parson of Heghclere, being a sale of the profits, tithes, oblations, corn and hay to the said church of Berghton pertaining from All Saints next to All Saints following, with the crop of 3 acres of land now sown with wheat being of the demesne of the rectory, rendering at London to Master John de Branketre treasurer of York 45l. at Midsummer next and All Saints following by even portions, and the said John [Laurence] shall further pay to the said treasurer his yearly pension of 13s. 4d., shall find without rebate all other charges ordinary and extraordinary of old time laid upon the said church, as payments of seanage (cenages) salaries of chaplains, procurations and other customs and aids (tenths excepted) if any shall fall within that year, shall at the end of the year leave 3 acres of the said demesne, to be by the said Richard or his proctor named, sown with wheat without claiming any allowance, shall keep the houses of the rectory from all damage of cattle, not suffering any parson or other to do hurt thereto, and shall so far as he may support and claim all rights, honours and profits of the church without diminution. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the parties, 26 October.
Oct. 30.
Westminster.
William Brus of Barton by York to Joan who was wife of John de Coupeland. Recognisance for 600l., to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in Yorkshire.
Oct. 31.
Westminster.
David Strabolgi earl of Athole to William de Haulay sheriff of Lincoln. Recognisance for 60l., to be levied etc. in Lincolnshire.
Cancelled on payment.
Indenture made between Sir David de Strabolgi earl of Athels and William Hauley sheriff of Lincoln, being a defeasance of the foregoing recognisance, upon condition that Sir David shall pay 10l. at Easter next at Lincoln in the minster of Our Lady, 10l. at Michaelmas following, and 10l. at Easter following. Dated London, Monday after All Saints 38 Edward III. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the parties, 5 November.
Oct. 31.
Westminster.
William de Haulay sheriff of Lincoln to Walter de Cakehowe. Recognisance for 60l., to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in Lincolnshire.
Cancelled on payment.
Indenture made between William Haulay sheriff of Lincoln and Walter de Cakehowe, being a defeasance of the foregoing recognisance, upon condition that the said William shall pay to the said Walter 10l. within a quinzaine after Christmas next at Lincoln in the minster of Our Lady, 10l. within the quinzaine of Michaelmas next, and 10l. within a quinzaine after Easter following. Dated London, Monday after All Saints 38 Edward III. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the parties, 5 November.
Writing of Walter de Cakehowe, being a quitclaim to David de Strabolgi earl of Athole of all action concerning 30l. by him recovered against the said earl upon divers writs of novel disseisin in Lincolnshire before Thomas de Ingelby and Illardus de Usflet the king's justices. Dated London, Wednesday before All Saints 38 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 5 November.
Writing of John de Cherleton of Appeleye knight, being a quitclaim with warranty to Henry Percehay and Isabel his wife, the heirs and assigns of the said Henry, of all the lands, reversions, rents and services of Overe Mollond, Nether Mollond, Sarazyn and Flitton co. Devon. Witnesses: William de Brightelegh, William Luscote, Thomas More, Richard Bere. Dated Thursday after St. Simon and St. Jude 35 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 4 November this year.
Writing of John de Littelbyrs, being a bond to Sir Thomas de Lucy knight in 100l. payable at Multon in Holand at the Purification next. Dated Multon, 7 November 38 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 9 November.