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Close Rolls, Henry IV: Miscellaneous 1406-7

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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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Miscellaneous 1406-7

Sept. 24.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Norffolk. Writ of supersedeas in favour of William Heythe, and order by mainprise of Thomas Heythe, Thomas Seyve, William Champeneys and Robert Norwiche of Norffolk to set him free, if taken at suit of the king and John Sadde clerk for leaving the clerk's service before the term agreed.
1406.
Nov. 9.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Worcester. Writ of supersedeas omnino, by mainprise of Richard Duffelde of Lincolnshire, John Halle of Northumberland and William Grisewolde of Warwickshire, in respect of taking of Thomas Prodomme, by what name soever he be called, any security for keeping the peace at suit of Robert Sprag.
Oct. 20.
Westminster.
To the guardians of the peace in Essex. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of John Leyr, Thomas Reymes, both of Essex, Thomas Bures of Suffolk and Richard Hyndele of Yorkshire, in favour of John Valdryon chaplain at suit of any of the people.
Nov. 10.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of William Hongate 'fysshmonger,' Ralph Kelby 'bruer' and William Sparowe 'taillour,' all of London, in favour of Robert Frankeleyn at suit of Simon Bodham of London 'vynter,' and order to set him free, if taken.
Oct. 30.
Westminster.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of John Burgeys of Dunter, William Routhe of Tilbury, both of Essex, William Norhampton 'spicer' and John Clerke 'brewer,' both of London, in favour of Maior Blakordy in regard to Nicholas Colvyle 'bocher,' Thomas Colvyle 'bocher' and Thomas Felawe 'bocher.'
Oct. 16.
Westminster.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Thomas Macchynge and John Coubrigge of Essex, Robert Crane of Leycestershire and Geoffrey Cobbe of Bukinghamshire, in favour of John Runsell knight in regard to William Ades 'goldsmyth' and John Smyth 'taverner.'
Oct. 10.
Westminster.
To the guardians of the peace in Essex. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of John West of Yorkshire, John Eston of Suthwerke 'skynner,' Walter Northbrugge of Surrey and Richard Kyseham of Leyton atte Stoun co. Essex, in favour of John Stywarde of Peryngdoun in regard to John Huden, John Snell or any other of the people.
Oct. 7.
Westminster.
To the guardians of the peace in Kent. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Thomas Philippot, Thomas atte Dane, John Bradefelde and Robert Lynde, all of the Hoo co. Kent, in favour of John Elys of Kent in regard to John Bounde of Kent or any other of the people.
1407.
Feb. 12.
Westminster.
To the guardians of the peace in Bedfordshire. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Thomas Wryght, Henry Holke, Thomas Kent, each of London 'peyntour,' and John Valentyn of Bereforde co. Bedford, in favour of John Creweker in regard to Robert More.
Feb. 8.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Surrey. Writ of supersedeas omnino, and order by mainprise of Thomas Treuerake of Cornwall, Richard Corbet of Salop esquires, John Pedenhurst of Petworth co. Sussex and William Mapelthorp of Yorkshire to set free William Hert of Wonersshe, if taken at suit of William Sydeney of Cranlegh averring threats.
Feb. 11.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of John Scarburgh of Essex, Richard Langford of Berkyng co. Essex, John Ponde of Westminster 'bruer' and John York of London 'skynner,' in favour of John Tittesbery 'skynner' and Robert Denforde at suit of Joan Spark.
Feb. 5.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Surrey. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Robert Dymmoke 'draper,' Roger Baroun 'bruer,' Richard Ferthyng 'hosier' and John atte Halle 'taillour,' in favour of Stephen Fissher of Suthwerke at suit of Agnes Greylonde.
July 14.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of William Clyfton esquire and William Laurence, both of Norffolk, Robert Josep and Richard Norman, both of Essex, in favour of William Faryngton and Joan his wife at suit of William Leeke.
1406.
Oct. 6.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Middlesex. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Thomas Bekerton, John Reynalde, William Sparke 'taillour,' all of London, and William Howeby of Leycestershire, in favour of William Spayne of Yorkshire at suit of Thomas Forde clerk for debt.
Oct. 3.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of William Lane, Henry Holbeche clerk of Middlesex, Robert Brayton clerk of Yorkshire and Robert Newenden of London 'taillour' in favour of James Edwards of Kent chaplain at suit of John Lynot citizen and vintner of London.
To the sheriff of Lincoln. Incomplete writ in favour of John Milner of Leverton at suit of John Broune of Leverton for trespass.
Vacated, because otherwise in the seventh year.

Westminster.
To the sheriffs of Norwich. Writ of supersedeas, and order by mainprise of John Alderforde, Constantine Mortymer, John Wissyngsete and John Holm of Norffolk to set free Robert Staloun of Norwich merchant, if taken at suit of John Myryell and Thomas Southam citizens and mercers of London for render of 21l. 13s. 4d.
Membrane 30d.
Nov. 14.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas, and order by mainprise of Nicholas Warner of Tunstede co. Norffolk, Thomas George of London 'draper,' John Stokes of Somerset and John Peget of Cornwall to set free Maud Irysshe of Bristol, if taken at suit of Eleanor Walsshe averring threats.
Oct. 20.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of taking of Nicholas Cowele any security for keeping the peace at suit of John Doun and Agnes Canceller or either of them, or by virtue of any plaint now or hereafter moved before the sheriffs, and order by mainprise of Thomas Kemps 'glover,' John Swayn 'cordewaner,' John Cowele 'goldsmyth' and William Swetoke 'taillour,' all of London, to set the said Nicholas free, if taken.
Oct. 11.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Surrey. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Henry Loke, William Wythyr, John Lychefelde and Simon Kelly of London, in favour of Nicholas Wyke of Chirtesey in regard to William Broke of Bisele.
Like writ to the sheriffs of London.
Oct. 3.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas, and order by mainprise of Simon Foryng 'goldsmyth,' John Crofton 'taillour,' Henry Burney 'goldsmyth' and William Lyverpole 'goldsmyth,' all of London, to set free Henry Cray 'Ducheman, armorer' and 'Swan Frowe' his wife, if taken at suit of Thomas Brere citizen and 'plomere' of London and Alice his wife averring threats.
Oct. 15.
Westminster.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of William Dens 'skryvener,' John Clerke 'mercer,' both of London, John Coubregge of Essex and John Sherche of Kent, in favour of John Bedelle 'taillour' at suit of Thomas Grisby 'clerke.'
Nov. 3.
Westminster.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Hugh Richarde, Robert Pekaunt, John Clerke 'brewere,' William Norhampton 'spicer,' all of London, John Burgeys of Dunter co. Essex and William Routhe of Tilbury co. Essex, in favour of Richard Clerke otherwise Grene at suit of William Mekysburgh.
Nov. 8.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Middlesex. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Richard Russell 'taillour,' John Begeraunt 'carpenter,' John Fordham 'brewer' and John Tanner 'tanner,' all of London, in favour of Thomas Wyot 'laborer' and John Gedge at suit of William Hauley.
Nov. 10.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Robert Frankeleyn 'dyere,' William Kalender 'dyere,' Thomas Frebaroun 'jueler' and Thomas Dyngley 'spycer,' all of London, in favour of John Colvyle at suit of John Graunde.
Dec. 4.
Westminster.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of William Ingram 'skynner,' John Cole 'taverner,' Richard Youlynge 'skynner' and John Tychemerssh, all of London, in favour of Roger Tastarde 'skynner' at suit of Maud Beleamy.
Dec. 8.
Westminster.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Roger Warde 'taillour,' John Swetnam 'taillour,' John Mot 'chaundeler' and Robert Sutton 'brouderer,' all of London, in favour of Walter Clyfton of London 'brouderer' at suit of John Haubarke and Alice his wife.
Dec. 12.
Westminster.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of William Pomerey of Devon, Thomas Wevylle of the county of Suthampton, Thomas Sedenale of Warwickshire and Thomas Kent of Kent, in favour of John James at suit of Robert Okeborne.
Dec. 14.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Middlesex. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of taking of John Cambrigge any security for keeping the peace at suit of John Seman and Margery his wife or any other of the people, and order by mainprise of Robert Faucoun of Suffolk, John Coke of Westminster, Richard Sandres of Middlesex and John Smyth of Holburne co. Middlesex to set John Cambrigge free, if taken.
1407.
May 10.
Westminster.
To the guardians of the peace in Hertfordshire. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of John Warner of Kyrketon, Thomas Wilyngham of Coryngham, John Couayn 'taillour' and John Byllyngay 'taillour,' both of London, in favour of Thomas Echarde in regard to Thomas Legat esquire.
Like writ, mutatis mutandis, to the sheriff of Hertford.
Sept. 12.
Maidstone.
To the sheriff of Kent. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of John Dawe, Robert Glover, Thomas Chamberleyn and Stephen Daunte of Sydyngbourne, in favour of John Nicholas of Sydynbourne and Thomas Forster in regard to John Piers chaplain.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, in favour of William Hilton clerk; as he has found security in chancery that he shall do or procure no hurt or harm to the said John Piers.
Aug. 17.
Tonbridge.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of John Monke the younger, Thomas Wydmere, Thomas Monke, all of Wrotham, and Peter Parker of Merkeworthe, in favour of John Monke the elder in regard to John Haler.
Sept. 14.
Maidstone.
To the sheriffs of London. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of John Lynne parson of Bernes, John Santon parson of Tangmere and Thomas Westele of London 'goldsmyth,' and upon his own undertaking, in favour of Thomas Wellys of London 'goldsmyth' in regard to Thomas Langton of London 'goldsmyth.'
1406.
Nov. 16.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Middlesex. Order, upon petition of Robert Boloyne and John Sumpter of Essex, to give notice to John Badby the younger to be in chancery in the quinzaine of St. Hilary next in order to shew cause wherefore the taking of the petitioners' bodies and the extending and appraising of their lands and goods ought not to be stayed, and writ of supersedeas in their favour by mainprise of Robert Mounteney knight, Roger Cavendyssh and John Bysshop of Suffolk and William Aylewyn of Essex for John Sumpter; as their complaint shews that on 11 May 3 Henry IV, before William Brampton then mayor of the staple of Westminster deputed to take recognisances of debts therein, they made a recognisance to the said John Badby for 200l., that he after made them an indenture of defeasance thereof one part of which sealed by him they have, upon condition that they should keep certain covenants therein specified, that they have kept the same, as they are ready to prove, but that he is unlawfully suing execution of the said recognisance; and Robert Mounteney and the others have mainperned in chancery under a pain of 400l., to have John Sumpter in chancery at the day named.
To the sheriffs of London. Like writ of supersedeas in favour of John Sumpter; as the king has ordered the sheriff of Middlesex to give notice etc. (as above).
Like writ to the sheriff of Essex.
Dec. 10.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas in respect of any process against William Caston controller of Calais, John Onley then mayor of the staple of Calais and Lawrence Wotton, appointed with others by letters patent of 28 April 1 Henry IV to make inquisition in Guynes and Artoys concerning all lands, rents, services, woods, marshes, fisheries, profits etc. to the castle and lordship of Hammes belonging, and the possessions held of the honour of Boloigne, the king's lordship of Guynes and Artoys and elsewhere through Pikardy, who did occupy the same in times past and took the issues and profits, how long, by what title and how, and the yearly value thereof, but order to proceed against others who did meddle therein; as that commission came not to their hands, as the king has learned by credible witness.
Dec. 15.
Westminster.
Thomas Lisle and John Pershut to the king. Recognisance for 200l., to be levied etc. in the county of Suthampton.
Condition, that if Thomas earl of Salisbury shall by due process of law recover the manor of Wattyngwelle, they shall deliver to him or to the king a charter in their keeping, whereby William Cressy, William Dru and John Bolt did make a feoffment thereof to William late earl of Salisbury for life, with remainder to William Pavy, his heirs and assigns.
Membrane 29d.
Oct. 21.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of any process against Edmund Brudenell, appointed with others a justice to make inquisition in Hertfordshire what evildoers and breakers of the peace did by night break the king's park of Chilternelangle by force of arms, enter his free warren there, and without his licence and will hunt, take and carry away deer of the park, hares, conies, pheasants and partridges of the warren, and with certain beasts depasture, trample and consume his grass to the value of 20l. there growing, in contempt of the king and breach of the peace, but order to proceed against others who did meddle therein; as that commission came never to the said Edmund's hands, as he has made oath in chancery.
Oct. 10.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of any process against Richard Derham late sheriff of Kent, by the late king appointed with others to make inquisition there concerning all lands which at that time were in the said king's hands, and others which ought so to have been by reason of forfeiture or otherwise, and the value thereof, but order to proceed against the others named in that commission; as the same came never to the said sheriff's hands, as he has made oath in chancery.
Oct. 15.
Westminster.
To the same. Writ of supersedeas in respect of any process against Thomas Sakevyle knight, by the late king appointed to make inquisition in Bukinghamshire how much a year the manor of Couele was worth, or the purparties thereof, or against his heirs, the tenants of his lands and his executors, but order to proceed against others who did meddle therein; as that commission came not to the said knight's hands, as Thomas Sakevyle esquire, one of his executors, has made oath in chancery.
Nov. 4.
Westminster.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, in favour of William Bagot knight, by the late king appointed with others to make inquisition concerning the body of the sister and heir of John Palmer, how much land in Warwickshire and Leycestershire he held in chief, how much of others, by what service, and the yearly value thereof, and by another commission what waste of woods, deer and conies was committed in Cheylesmore park, and what misprisions, dilapidations and extortions within the precinct of Cheylesmore, by whom and how, and by yet another commission what lands were held by Guy de Meryngton of Coventre in chief at his death, what lands of others, by what service and how.
Thomas Gerberge, William Berdewelle, and Thomas Hemgrave knights to Robert Denny knight and Amy his wife, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim of all lands, rents and services in the towns of Delewisshe and parishes of Camerwelle and Lambhethe co. Surrey whatsoever. Witnesses: Richard de Dene, Richard atte Ode, John de Dene, Richard Hanham, Thomas atte Wyle, Richard Courtieur, John Sunnyngforde. Dated Lambhethe, 1 January 6 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by Thomas Hemgrave, 10 December this year.
Oct. 6.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of any process against William Dodesham, appointed with others to make inquisition what lands in Somerset were of Thomas last earl of Kent and John late earl of Salisbury, which by their forfeiture ought to pertain to the king and are from him concealed, by whom, since what time and how, the yearly value thereof, who has occupied the same since those earls' death, what estate the earls had therein and how, and all other the circumstances, but order to proceed against others who did meddle therein; as that commission was never delivered to the said William, as he has made oath in chancery.
Oct. 28.
Westminster.
To the same. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of any process against William Stourton, or against John Venables or other the executors of John Bluet, his heirs or the tenants of his lands, but order to proceed against others who did meddle in the matter; as lately the king appointed William Stourton and John Bluet with others to make inquisition what evildoers did enter his free chace at Fillewode co. Somerset and Dorset, and there did hunt without licence and authority, taking and carrying away deer; but that commission came not to the hands of the said William and John Bluet, as the said William and John Venables, one of the executors of John Bluet, have made oath in chancery.
Dec. 11.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Norffolk. Writ of supersedeas, and order by mainprise of Walter Eton, John Alderforde and Geoffrey Walsham of Norffolk and Richard Burgoyne of Yorkshire to set free Hugh Skeet of Norwich, if taken at suit of Geoffrey Fransham and Elizabeth who was wife of John Fastolf knight for render of two chests with charters etc. therein.
Dec. 17.
Westminster.
Robert Wantynge clerk to Robert Claydoun clerk keeper of the hanaper of chancery. Recognisance for 40s., to be levied etc. in the county of Suthampton.
Cancelled on payment.
James Clifford esquire, son and heir of John Clifford of Gloucestershire, to Richard Whityngton citizen and mercer of London, Sir William Hedyngton, Thomas Roos, Edmund Hodesdoun and William Butt, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manor of 'Overlypyeate' within the hundred of Beseley co. Gloucestre, in their possession being. Witnesses: John Shadworth, John Wodecoke, William Walderne, Nicholas Wotton, William Askham, Thomas Knolles then aldermen of London, John de Preston recorder, Thomas Burdet knight, Robert Whitynton esquire. Dated 19 December 8 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 20 December.
Memorandum that this acknowledgment was taken by the chancellor.
1407.
March 3.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Devon. Order to cause proclamation to be made, that all men dwelling within that county who have any possessions in Suthwales and have thence avoided themselves, abandoning their possessions because of the present war, shall return to such of them as are within lordships which have become obedient to the king, continuing there to dwell to the fortifying of the country and for better resistance to the rebels in those parts.
By p.s. [5183], and by C.
Like writs to the sheriffs of Somerset, Bristol and Gloucester.
April 30.
Westminster.
Edward Hastynges knight to Edmund Oldhalle esquire, James Billyngforde, William Garneys esquire and William Champeneys. Recognisance for 120l., to be levied etc. in Norffolk.
Membrane 28d.
1406.
Oct. 23.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas, and order by mainprise of William Warde and William Symonde, each of Bedfordshire, John Goolde of Essex 'draper' and William de Wadyngham of Lincolnshire 'draper' to set free Thomas Comby of London 'cordewaner,' if taken at suit of the king and William Roche of London for leaving the service of William Roche before the term agreed.
Nov. 20.
Westminster.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of William Walter of Kent, John Pascowe, Thomas Carardyn and John Carvoyre of Cornwall, in favour of John Beagha at suit of the king and Robert Trenerthe.
Nov. 8.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Oxford. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Nicholas Bagnale, William Clerke, both of Bukinghamshire, Thomas Langnelle of Bedfordshire and Hugh Tanner of London, in favour of John Radle and Roger Radle at suit of William atte Welle for mayhem and breach of the peace.
William Cawley of Staffordshire and Joan Coneway of Ireland to John Sapurton warden of the Flete and James de Billyngforde. Bond in 200l. payable on Michaelmas day next. Dated 10 December 1406, 8 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 10 December.
Oct. 22.
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 what lands in Notynghamshire were held in chief by Hugh de Aunesley knight at his death, what of others, by what service, and the value thereof, but order to proceed against others who did meddle therein; as that commission came not to the said Peter's hands, as he has made oath in chancery.
Oct. 23.
Westminster.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, in favour of John Barton, appointed with others a justice to make inquisition in Herfordshire what evildoers and breakers of the peace by night did break the king's park at Chilternelangley by force of arms, enter his free warren there, and without his licence and will hunt, take and carry away deer of the park, hares, conies, pheasants and partridges of the warren, and with certain beasts depasture, trample and consume his grass there growing to the value of 20l., in contempt of the king and contrary to the peace.
Oct. 20.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of any process against Robert Newport, Clement Spyce and Robert Rikdoun, appointed with others to make inquisition concerning treasons and felonies in Essex committed by Geoffrey abbot of St. John Colcestre, brother William Denton and brother John Herst monks his fellows, William Sumpter chaplain, Robert Boleyne and one Veel after Christmas 6 Henry IV, when and how, and all the circumstances, but order to proceed against others who did meddle therein; as that commission came never to the hands of the said Robert, Clement and Robert, as they have made oath in chancery.
James Clifford esquire, son and heir of John Clifford of Gloucestershire, to James Spersholt esquire, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manor of Puisye co. Berkshire, in his possession being. Witnesses: John Shadworth, John Wodecok, William Walderne, Nicholas Wotton, William Askham, Thomas Knolles aldermen of London, John de Preston recorder, Thomas Burdet knight, Robert Whityngton esquire. Dated 19 December 8 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 20 December.
Memorandum that this acknowledgment was taken by the chancellor.
Joan Asselyn, daughter of William Asselyn, to Thomas de Feriby, Nicholas Myles, Hugh Payntour clerks, John Asplioun and Peter Wyndeham, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of all lands, rents and services, woods, lordships etc. in the towns of Stanforde Ryvers and Grenstede in the hundred of Angre co. Essex late of John Bodenham of Haverynge atte Boure, which they have by gift of Richard Wythermersshe to them and their heirs, and all other lands etc, there which descended or may descend to the said Joan after the death of Ralph Asselyn, John Asselyn, Roger Asselyn, Thomas Asselyn or William Asselyn her ancestors or of any other person whatsoever. Witnesses: John Bromehale, Thomas Berewyke, John Wormele, Robert Steward. Dated Stanforde Ryvers, the feast of St. Thomas the Apostle 8 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 23 December.