Close Rolls, Henry IV: December 1401

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Calendar of Close Rolls, Henry IV: Volume 1, 1399-1402. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1927.

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December 1401

Dec. 8.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Roger Mordoun, John Wilteshire of Cambridgeshire, John Felde and William Skipton of Middlesex, in favour of John Knapton of Cantebrigge and Henry Staloun of Asshewelle at suit of John Bocle for several debts.
Dec. 18.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas omnino, and order by mainprise of William Colshille of Derbyshire, William Bukston of London 'drover,' John Bukston 'drover' and John Kynge 'barbour,' both of London, to set free Richard Whytherle (Wytherle), William Ulleye, William Dunton, Thomas Cappe and Ralph Bette, if taken at suit of Richard Levyngton averring threats.
This mainprise was taken by the chancellor.
Dec. 19.
To the sheriff of Essex. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of John Dobson 'carpenter,' Stephen London 'uphalder,' John Lilye 'haberbassher,' all of London, and John Stone of Kent, and upon the undertaking of John Wallere under a pain of 100 marks, in favour of the said John Wallere and John Aleyn of Stratforde Langethorn at suit of Robert Kelme of Erhethe 'draper.'