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Close Rolls, Henry IV: May 1406

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Calendar of Close Rolls, Henry IV: Volume 3, 1405-1409. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1931.

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May 1406

May 8.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Order, with assent of the prelates, lords and great men in this parliament, upon petition of the commons, upon sight etc. to cause proclamation to be made, that all aliens whose names are contained in a schedule delivered to the steward of the king's household, and all who have come to the realm since the beginning of this parliament, shall be in the port of London on 15 May next at latest, ready to sail to foreign parts with all servants and others of their households who are of other allegiance than the king's, and shall sail thence as speedily as may be, and that all who by grant of the king or of other his lieges have lands, annuities or grants in fee simple or fee tail or for life or a term of years shall before Thursday next deliver to the king and council their letters or writings, that the same may be viewed and dealt with according to law, and to the law and custom of the realm, so that they take with them no arms, armour or artilleries. By K. and C. in parl.
Sir John Drw rector of Harpele and John Seymour citizen of London to Sir Robert Knolles knight for life, with remainder to Sir Arnald Savage knight, William Cheyne of Shepeye, John Norton and John Brynkele, their heirs and assigns. Charter indented of a moiety of 4l. of rent of certain lands in Leysdone, a moiety of certain services to them due which they used to take of parcels of those lands, and a moiety of the view of frankpledge there, and of all profits etc. thereof arising, which rent, services and view of frankpledge the grantors have as lords of the manor of Tunstalle co. Kent, by them held in fee simple. Dated 19 April 7 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 11 May.
Robert Brewes of Wetyngham to Miles de Stapilton, Brian de Stapilton, William Dargentem knights, William de Sheffelde parson of Salle, William Hewe parson of Hasketon, Robert Rous of Denyngton and Robert Hygge chaplain, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manors and advowsons of Hasketon and Wytnesham. Dated Hasketon, 10 May 7 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 15 May.
Thomas Carpenter citizen and 'lethirseller' of London to William Prat citizen and 'lethirseller,' his executors and assigns. Gift of all his goods and chattels within the realm quick and dead. Dated 12 October 7 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 19 May.
Agnes Ede, daughter of John Ede of Cambridgeshire, to James Dyngley, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of all the lands in Herne co. Kent which she and others had by feoffment of John Phelipp of Herne. Witnesses: Thomas Kentbury, John Grene, Thomas Nightyngale, Richard Knapp, Thomas Totesham. Dated Westminster, 18 May 7 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 21 May.
Membrane 15d.
John Syfrewast, son and heir of John Syfrewast knight (militis) of Cleware by Wyndesore, to Robert Pope of Bury St. Edmunds and William Hunt. Letter of attorney, appointing them to give William Galyon of Thetforde and Katherine Syfrewast daughter of the grantor, and the heirs and assigns of William Galyon seisin of the manor of Culforde otherwise 'Esthalle' co. Suffolk, and of all his lands, rents, reversions, services, liberties of folds etc. in Culforde. Dated Culforde, 1 June 7 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 4 June.
May 16.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of any process against Peter de la Pole, appointed with others to make inquisition in Notynghamshire and Derbyshire what lands were held in chief by Hugh de Aunesley knight at his death, how much of others, and by what service, but order to proceed against others who did meddle therein; as that commission came not to the hands of the said Peter, as he has made oath in chancery.
May 14.
Westminster.
To the same. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of any process against John Skillyng and Thomas Emory, appointed with William Parker deceased to make inquisition what lands, rents and services which were parcel of the foundation and endowment of the hospital of Domus Dei Suthampton are withdrawn and withheld, by whom, since what time and how, but order to proceed against others who did meddle therein; as that commission came not to the hands of the said John and Thomas, as they have made oath in chancery.
May 29.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Suffolk. Writ of supersedeas in respect of taking of Master William Chamberleyn clerk any security for keeping the peace at suit of Roger Lyster and Richard Yremonger, and order by mainprise of William Lyntoke, John Chirche, John Burforde, each of London 'sadeler,' and John Parker of London 'letherseller' to set the said clerk free, if taken.
May 30.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Richard Brun 'fuller,' Henry de Holt, John Blustmere 'coteler,' all of Shordyche, and Richard Levyngton of Oxfordshire, in favour of Robert Chekle, and order thereby to set him free, if taken at suit of the king and Thomas Kynge for leaving the service of Thomas Kynge at London before the term agreed, in contempt of the ordinance of King Edward III and the council.
May 10.
Westminster.
To the same. Writ of supersedeas omnino, and order by mainprise of Walter Clyston of Devon, John Hendre of Cornwall, Henry Hyde and John Pyry 'vynter,' both of London, to set free John Godbrigge 'tannere,' if taken at suit of John Brian of London averring threats.
May 5.
Westminster.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of William Whithede 'sherman,' Thomas Parker 'peyntour,' Benedict Bosewynce 'skynner' and Mark Whitstone grocer, all of London, in favour of William Stone 'peyntour' at suit of John Aldenham 'peyntour.'
April 30.
Westminster.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Hugh Hasylden, John Wilkyn of Same, John Warner and Thomas Pecche of Cambridgeshire, in favour of John Freberne of Coventre at suit of Thomas Parker of London.
May 14.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Order upon sight etc. to cause proclamation to be made, that all aliens whose names are contained in a schedule enclosed, and all those of Brittany and France who have come to the realm since the beginning of this parliament, shall on 24 May next at latest be in the port of Suthampton with their servants and the aliens of their households ready to sail to foreign parts, and shall sail thence as soon as they may, and that all such aliens who by grant of the king or queen or of other the lieges have lands, annuities or grants in fee simple or fee tail, for life or a term of years shall deliver in chancery their letters and writings without delay, to the end that the king may view the same and therewith deal according to law and to the law and custom of the realm, so that they shall take with them no arms, armour or artilleries; as with assent of the prelates, lords and great men in this parliament, upon petition of the commons, the king ordered the sheriffs to make proclamation that all aliens whose names were contained in a schedule delivered to the steward of his household, and all who have come since the beginning of this parliament should be in the port of London on 15 May with their servants etc. of allegiance other than the king's, and should sail thence as soon as might be; but the king has learned that those aliens are indebted to divers lieges, and his will is that such lieges shall be by them contented, wherefore and for other causes, with assent of the prelates, lords, great men and commons, the king has prorogued the date of their departure. Proviso that all the Teutons and other aliens who now are or dwell within the realm, merchants and others, shall not be compelled by colour of this proclamation to pass to foreign parts. By K. and C. in parl.
[Rolls of Parliament, iii. p. 571.]
Memorandum of a mainprise under a pain of 40l. made in chancery 30 April this year by William Bremyngham knight, Thomas Adderbury, Thomas Estbury and John Coventre of Oxfordshire for Peter de Besiles knight, that he shall do or procure no hurt or harm to John Warde.
Memorandum of a like mainprise, mutatis mutandis, under a pain of 100l. that day made by Thomas Bonam of Wiltesir, Thomas Norton and William Grene of Somerset and John Daccombe of the county of Suthampton for John prior of Bruton in regard to James Fitz James or any of the people.
Memorandum of a like mainprise, mutatis mutandis, made by Richard de Grey of Codnore, Thomas Erpyngham of Norffolk, Francis del Courte and John Littelbury of Lincolnshire for John Cheyne knight, and of an undertaking by him under the same pain, in regard to William Fynmere of Oxfordshire.
Vacated, because otherwise below.
April 18.
Bishops Lynn.
To the sheriff of Norffolk. Writ of supersedeas in favour of Thomas Astelee esquire and John Lexham of Walsyngham, and order by mainprise of John Reymes and William atte Brigge of Norffolk to set them free, if taken at suit of John Ocle and John Clerke citizens of Norwich for debt.
Membrane 14d.
May 16.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of any process against Maurice Russell, appointed with others to make inquisition in Gloucestershire whether James Clifforde and John Staure did without process of law thrust out Richard Whytyngton and Hugh de Byseley, to whom the late king granted the keeping of a messuage, one carucate of land and 4l. of rent in Frampton upon Severn which for particular causes were taken into his hand, and whether they took the issues and profits thereof or no, but order to proceed against others who did meddle therein; as that commission came not to the hands of the said Maurice, as he has made oath in chancery.
May 23.
Westminster.
To the same. Writ of supersedeas in respect of their demand upon John Herynge to pay 1,000 marks for which on 16 December 3 Henry IV he made a recognisance to the king in chancery payable on the feast of St. Hilary then next, the condition thereof being that he should that day repair to the presence of Joan who was wife of Thomas last earl of Kent at the manor of West Depynge co. Lincoln and account for certain receipts, the tenor of which recognisance the king has at another time sent into the exchequer among the estreats of the chancery rolls, and order to discharge the said John; as he did fulfil the condition aforesaid, as the said Joan has acknowledged by word of mouth before Thomas Longley the chancellor, and the king has caused the enrolment of his said recognisance and condition to be cancelled, neither is there any other by him made on that date.
May 28.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Derby. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Simon Hoton, John Mauncelle, John Frampton and Ellis de Blythe, all of Yorkshire, in favour of John More parson of Beghton at suit of William Detheke knight for debt.
April 20.
West Derham.
To the bailiffs of Wisebeche of the bishop of Ely. Writ of supersedeas omnino in favour of Richard Sutton, and order by mainprise of John Peyntour, Robert William, John Chiryngton and Adam Smyth, all of Emeneth of Norffolk, to set him free, if taken; as they have mainperned in chancery that he shall do or procure no hurt or harm to any of the people.
April 26.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of any process against William Parker now deceased, appointed with others to make inquisition in the town of Suthampton what lands, rents and services which were parcel of the foundation and endowment of the hospital of Domus Dei there are withdrawn and withheld, by whom, since what time and how, or against his executors or the tenants of his lands, but order to proceed against others who did meddle therein; as that commission came not to the said William's hands, as John Eton one of his executors has made oath in chancery.
May 12.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of any process against Robert Whityngton, appointed with others to make inquisition in Gloucestershire concerning trespasses, extortions, contempts, misprisions, regratings, forestallings, unlawful assemblies, wrongs, damages and grievances whatsoever there committed against the king and people, by whom, when and how, but order to proceed against others who did meddle therein; as that commission was never delivered to the said Robert as he has made oath in chancery.
May 6.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas in respect of any process against John Glemham and Roger Caundysshe, appointed with others to make inquisition in Norffolk, Suffolk, Essex and Hertfordshire concerning woollen cloths broad and strait exposed for sale there unsealed from Michaelmas 3 Henry IV, the price and value thereof, by whom and to whom sold, and concerning all them that hindered the alnagers there or their deputies from exercising their office, when and how, but order to proceed against others who did meddle therein; as that commission came not to the hands of the said John and Roger, as the said Roger has made oath in chancery.
May 8.
Westminster.
To the abbot and convent of St. Augustine Canterbury. Nomination of Roger Wodehele to receive the pension wherein by reason of the abbot's new creation they are bound to one of the king's clerks, until he shall by them be provided with a benefice. By p.s. [4430.]
April 14.
Norwich.
To the sheriffs of Norwich. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of any process against William Folkys to find mainpernors for keeping the peace toward John Harleston citizen of Norwich, by what name soever the parties be called, and order by mainprise of John Goldebetere, John Snape, John Pole and Robert Basset, all of Norwich, to set William Folkys free, if taken.
May 20.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of causing Thomas Taillour of London to find security for keeping the peace toward William Lyghtgrave and Joan his wife, and order by mainprise of David Pole citizen and 'taillour,' Thomas Shemen 'fuller,' John Grymmesby 'bruwer' and John Knapwell 'sadeler' of London to set Thomas Taillour free, if taken.
June 6.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Suffolk. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Nicholas Soterlee of Suffolk, Thomas atte Lee of Hertfordshire, John Middelton of Oxfordshire and John Sperston of London, in favour of Roger Soterlee in regard to Thomas Brunman, Walter Wylet, Thomas Medewe, Hugh Elyot, John Elyot, Edmund Wylet, Thomas Maunawe and John Lece, all of Soterlee.
June 8.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Essex. Writ of supersedeas omnino, by mainprise of William Martyn of London 'capper,' John Felde of the town of Westminster 'vyteller,' John Wotton of Cambridgeshire and Simon Notyngham of London 'cordewaner,' in favour of John Spycer parson of Wodham Mortymer in regard to any of the people.
June 5.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Hertford. Writ of supersedeas in respect of causing John Pokelyngton of Herteforde a second time to find any security for keeping the peace toward Thomas Abbot of Herteforde, and order by mainprise of Thomas Bridsale of Yorkshire, Walter Strete of London 'mercer,' Henry Lamenby of Cumberland and Walter Hame of London 'goldsmyth' to set him free, if taken.
May 20.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Middlesex. Writ of supersedeas in favour of John Longley citizen and draper of London, and order by mainprise of Roger Longley parson of Appulton co. Berkshire, William Masham of London 'masoun,' Richard Catfeld 'coteler' and Stephen Sparke 'draper,' both of London, to set John Longley free, if taken at suit of John Brugge clerk for debt.
To the sheriff of Leycester. [Incomplete writ] in favour of Master John Beby clerk, by mainprise of John Stafford of Staffordshire, Robert Strother of Lincolnshire, John Brun of Oxfordshire and William Warner of Leycestershire, at suit of the prior of Daventre for an account.
Cancelled.
Membrane 13d.
May 28.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Hertford. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Richard Chaumberlayn of Kent, Robert de Killom of Notynghamshire, William Knottyngley of Yorkshire and Richard de Coton of Salop and upon his own undertaking, in respect of causing Thomas Abbot of Hertforde a second time to find security for keeping the peace toward John Pokelyngton of Hertforde.
May 28.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas omnino, and order by mainprise of John Mapilton of Derbyshire, Robert Frankelayn of Yorkshire, Hugh Chuyt of the county of Suthampton and Philip Ferrour of Shyngforde co. Essex to set free Paul Lacy of London 'cooke' and Agnes his wife, if taken at suit of Margery Rede averring threats.
May 1.
Westminster.
To the guardians of the peace in Kent. Writ of supersedeas in respect of taking of John Polle any security for keeping the peace at suit of Thomas Chanewe of Kent, and order by mainprise of John Mapelton of Derbyshire, Peter Polle, John Reysoun, both of Kent, and Thomas Denys of Essex 'webbe' to set John Polle free, if taken.
May 15.
Westminster.
Robert Neuport of Essex and John Neweman of Neuport co. Essex to Thomas de Stanley dean of Welles. Recognisance for 14l., to be levied etc. in Essex.
Cancelled on payment.
April 20.
West Derham.
Lawrence Trussebut to William Hunte of Thorplond esquire. Recognisance for 130l., payable by half yearly instalments of 10l., to be levied etc. in Norffolk.
Memorandum that this recognisance was taken by the chancellor.
May 11.
Westminster.
To the guardians of the peace in Essex. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of any process against William Smyth of Patiswyke to find mainpernors for keeping the peace toward Geoffrey Smyth of Patiswyke and John his son, and order by mainprise of Thomas Patiswyke 'grocer,' John Cave 'draper,' John Pyrye 'vynter' and John Robert 'golouchemaker,' all of London, to set the said William free, if taken.
Thomas Stanard of Ryelle to Alan Cochoun vicar of Paghelle, John Alchoun the elder, of Otryngham, John Alchoun of Otryngham the younger and Joan his wife, daughter of Robert Stanard deceased, their heirs and assigns. Grant and quitclaim with warranty of a messuage, 49 acres 3 roods of land and 7½ acres of meadow in Cameryngton, Bonde Brustewyke and Otryngham. Witnesses: Robert Hilton, John Conestable, John de Routhe knights, John Dysney, James de Hoton esquires. Dated Otryngham, the feast of St. Petronilla 7 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 7 June.
April 13.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Thomas Stafford, John Smythyer, John Noteman and Thomas Quyneton of Warwickshire, in favour of William Haynton of Coventre chaplain at suit of Thomas Rody of Warrewyk for debt.
June 3.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Order by mainprise of William Lychefelde 'glover,' John Parker 'lethirseller,' both of London, William Homerwyche of Staffordshire, Henry Assheburne of Derbyshire and Ralph atte Swythe of London 'brewere' to set free John Hylderston 'tawyer,' imprisoned at suit of the king and Edmund Chaumburleyn for leaving the said Edmund's service before the term agreed.
May 27.
Westminster.
To John Cokayn and his fellows, guardians of the peace in Huntingdonshire. Writ of supersedeas omnino, by mainprise of John Nevylle, Henry Nevylle knights, both of Leycestershire, William Fulburne of Cambridgeshire and John Aunger of Norffolk, in respect of taking of Thomas Warde of Huntingdonshire any security for keeping the peace at suit of John Wauton the elder, John Wauton the younger, John Crystyn or any of the people.
May 20.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas until the quinzaine of Trinity next, upon petition of Simon Blyant, in respect of their demand upon James Andrewe and John Beauver and upon the petitioner to answer for the extent and rent, or for the issues and profits of the manors hereinafter mentioned; as by a mainprise the king committed to the said James and John the keeping of the manor of Hemnale in Hemnale co. Norffolk, of 40s. of rent in Freton, Moryngthorp and 'Longestratton' there, the manor of Cotton called Champayns, the manors in Cotton called Compayns and Yepeswyches, the manor in Thornham Pilcoke called 'Hemnaleshalle,' the manors of Skeyt in Wykham and of Aspale Stonham and the manor called Boles in Yakesle co. Suffolk which were of Robert Hemnale knight deceased, so long as the same should remain in the king's hand, rendering yearly the extent thereof; and now on behalf of the said Simon it is shewn that he was seised of the said manors and rent, without that that Robert Hemnale ever had any estate therein, and continued his possession until by colour of divers offices, of his office taken before John Lestraunge late escheator, he was unlawfully thrust out, offering to traverse the said offices and offices taken before the said escheator and others, and praying that the levy of the extents, issues etc. aforesaid be stayed while such traverse is pending; and the king is aware that, if the same shall hereafter be traversed, he ought to remove his hands from the said manors and rent and the issues thereof taken.
Memorandum of a mainprise under a pain of 100l., made in chancery 28 May this year by John Marchaunt, John Credy, Richard Osberne and Roger Malpas of London for Alexander Bouer 'watyrbailly,' that he shall do or procure no hurt or harm to Roger Batelot or any fisher in the river Thames.
July 24.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Middlesex. Writ of supersedeas in respect of taking of Geoffrey Capper, John Wyn 'cordwaner' and Thomas Tanner of Charryng any security for keeping the peace toward John Hertille 'cardemaker,' and order by mainprise of John Tunley 'grocer,' John Rowe, Oliver Marioun and Simon Notyngham of Middlesex to set the said Geoffrey and the others free, if taken.
Membrane 12d.
May 26.
Westminster.
Simon Felbrigge and Stephen Lescrope knights to Thomas Longley, Nicholas Bubbewyth clerks, John Stanley knight and Nicholas Bradshawe. Recognisance for 3,000 marks payable at Easter next, to be levied etc. in Norffolk.
Condition, that Michael atte Pool earl of Suffolk and Sir John lord Lovell shall on Michaelmas Day next or within a month after pay 500 marks in the church of St. Paul London to Thomas Longley and the others, that William lord Roos and Hugh lord Burnell shall on Easter day following or within one month do likewise, that Stephen le Scrope archdeacon of Richemonde and William lord Souche shall on Michaelmas day following or within one month do likewise, that Richard lord Saymore and John Cheyne knight shall on Easter day following or with in one month do likewise, that William lord Ferers of Groby and John Cornewaylle knight shall on Michaelmas day following or within one month do likewise, that Walter Pole knight shall on Easter day following or within one month likewise pay 250 marks, that Thomas Chaworth knight shall then do likewise, the said earl and the others having given their bonds to make those payments, that none of them shall allege nor plead any writing bearing date in any place save the said church to bar the actions of Thomas Longley and the others for the sums above mentioned, neither shall Henry fitz Hugh allege any payment of the sums named in those bonds or in the foregoing recognisance in any other place made, nor any deed bearing date elsewhere.