Close Rolls, Henry IV: December 1406

Pages 240-242

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

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December 1406

Dec. 21.
To the sheriff of Suthampton. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Ralph Clyfton 'stokfischmonger,' John Botheby, John Wodewarde 'sherman' and David Vaghan, all of London, in favour of John Coteler of Shalden clerk at suit of John Kyltale parson of Padeworth for trespass.
Membrane 27d.
Nov. 3.
To the sheriff of Wiltesir. Order to give notice to R. bishop of Salisbury to be in chancery in the octaves of St. Hilary next in order to shew cause wherefore there ought not to be a stay pending the appeal of Richard Iwerne of New Sarum, writ of supersedeas, and order by mainprise of John Milborn, John Welyngton, both of New Sarum, Thomas Sutton of London 'draper' and John de Yarum of Yorkshire to set the appellant free, if taken; as at the request of the bishop, signifying that by his authority as ordinary Richard Iwerne was excommunicated for contumacy, not willing to be justified by censure of the church, the king ordered the sheriff to justify him by his body until he should content holy church for his contempt and wrongdoing; but he has appealed to the papal see and for protection of the court of Canterbury, and is prosecuting his appeal as he says, and the king has given him the day aforesaid; and John Milborn and the others have mainperned in chancery to have him there at that day, and that he shall prosecute his appeal.
Nov. 5.
To the sheriffs of London. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Richard Aleyn 'skynere,' Richard Feldere 'sadeler,' both of London, William Crosby vicar of Glyn co. Sussex and Geoffrey Drayton of London 'skyner,' in favour of Richard Crosby chaplain of the diocese of Cicestre, excommunicated by R. bishop of Cicestre.
Nov. 29.
Robert Newall of Surrey to William Horton, John Wolverton and Peter Swyfte. Recognisance for 20l., to be levied etc. in Surrey.
Dec. 4.
To the sheriff of Norhampton. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Thomas Long of Geytyngton, John Waldegrave, Richard Milner of Wendelyngburgh and Richard Marton of Norhamptonshire, and order to set free William Gardyner of Wendelyngburgh, if taken at suit of Richard Aleyn clerk for an account.
Dec. 3.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise (as the last), in favour of William Steer and John Makefey at suit of Robert Douceamour for trespass.
Dec. 12.
To the sheriffs of Norwich. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Walter Eton, John Gegge, Geoffrey Walsham and William Jonys of Norffolk, in favour of Robert Broun 'redere' and Richard Menware at suit of the king and Stephen Stabworth, for that Robert Broun admitted to his service and retained Richard Menware, a servant of the said Stephen, who left his service at Norwich before the term agreed.
Dec. 14.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas omnino, by mainprise of William Pountfreyt of Yorkshire clerk, Thomas Louthe, William Purley, both of London, and John Preston of Notynghamshire, in favour of John Gilmyn at suit of Agnes Robyn averring threats.
Dec. 18.
To the same. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of taking of James Brampton any security for keeping the peace at suit of William Barry, and order by mainprise of John Wellyngton of Sussex, John Aston of Norhamptonshire, William Calle of York and Henry Golofre of Oxfordshire, and upon his own undertaking, to set the said James free, if taken.