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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

Feb. 15.
Westminster.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Thomas de Thakstede 'brewer,' John Couele 'wynedrawer,' William Thelby 'goldsmyth' and John Brake 'baker,' all of London, in favour of Thomas Stonherst of London 'barbour' and Anne his wife in regard to Thomas Hardynge of London or Margery his wife.
Feb. 1.
Westminster.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of John Gerarde of Lancashire, John Edmunde of Essex and John Beste of Yorkshire, in favour of John Gryffyn in regard to John Lynde, servant of Roger Westwode one of the barons of the exchequer.
Feb. 5.
Westminster.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of John Hatton 'vynter,' John Asshele 'wodemonger,' William Mabanke 'sporyer' and John Swetnam 'taillour,' all of London, in favour of Robert Haues and Agnes his wife in regard to John Somer 'boteman.'
March 4.
Westminster.
To the guardians of the peace and the justices in Kent. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Richard Halom of Lancashire, James Strete, Hugh Spenser and Robert Lye, all of London, in favour of John Pereponte clerk, Thomas Pereponte, John de Belton and Gilbert Hulme servants of John Pereponte, in regard to John Gerarde, Richard Dycones and William Porter of Orkesden.
Feb. 26.
Westminster.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of William Brandrede and Robert Horneby of Kent, John Barne and John Shirbourne of Essex, in favour of Geoffrey Hurt of Bierlynge in regard to Stephen Large and John Langeley.
Jan. 22.
Westminster.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of John Assheley 'sherman,' Roger Scrymby 'bruer,' both of London, Robert Bikirke of Suffolk and Thomas Belde of Lambehithe co. Surrey 'boteman,' and upon his own undertaking, in favour of Reynold Baker of Rodmersham in regard to John Cotyn of Lyndestede.
Feb. 2.
Westminster.
To the bailiffs of the city of Canterbury. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of William Taillour of Essex 'webbe,' Robert Reyns of London 'webbe,' John Swayn 'cordewaner' and Thomas Reynolde 'cordewaner,' both of London, in favour of Nicholas Beore of Canterbury 'webbe' in regard to any of the people.
Jan. 28.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Kent. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of John Cherche, Thomas Adam, John Sherte and Nicholas Stoket of Kent, in favour of John Sharp of Hedecrone the younger, Richard de Elueston and William Broke of Hedecrone in regard to John Parys of Hedecrone.
Membrane 26d.
Jan. 11.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of causing John Denmarke 'taillour' to find any security for keeping the peace toward John Twyforde of Middlesex and William Fouler, and order by mainprise of Thomas Hoggeson of Rigton co. York, John Cordwaner, William Smyth and Thomas Richard of the parish of St. Botolph without 'Aldrichegate' London to set John Denmarke free, if taken.
Jan. 13.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Sussex. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of taking of Stephen Dalyngton any security for keeping the peace at suit of William Cordeley, John Copyn and John Okkeley, and order by mainprise of Vincent Fynche, Thomas Kyngesmylle, William Golenge and Peter Colet, all of Sussex, to set him free, if taken.
Like writ, mutatis mutandis, to the guardians of the peace in Sussex.
Jan. 17.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas omnino, and order by mainprise of George Crescy 'goldesmyth,' William Balle 'draper,' John Croke 'armurer,' and John Trum 'skynner,' each of the city of London, to set free John Askewythe citizen and 'scryvener' of London, if taken at suit of William Doun parson of St. Martin at 'Ludgate' London averring threats.
Jan. 19.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Like writ, by mainprise of Thomas Brenclowe 'vynter,' Richard Oteley 'lederseller,' Richard Benet 'taillour' and Robert Kynge 'lokier,' all of London, in favour of Margery Brenclowe at suit of Hugh Fakenham.
Jan. 20.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Surrey. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of John Cole 'brewer,' Maurice Archer 'staynour,' John Ryngsoun 'taillour,' all of London, and Walter Parker of Chesthunt, in favour of Thomas Redypay at suit of John Chivaler.
William lord of Echyngham knight to William Ekerdoun clerk, Walter Cotton, John Rogers of Bridport and William Coventre and to their heirs. Charter indented of a yearly rent of 40l. to be taken of all his manors and lands in Sussex, under a condition for defeasance thereof so long as they shall peaceably hold and enjoy the manor and advowson of Brianeston co. Dorset, and the same shall not be recovered against them by the grantor, his heirs or any of the heirs of Eva late wife of William de Echyngham in any court of the king without fraud, covin or collusion of theirs. Dated 4 February 8 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 5 February.
John Hornesbowe, son and heir of James Hornesbowe, to Walter Hornesbowe son of the said James, and to the heirs of his body, with reversion to the said John and his heirs. Writing indented, being a confirmation with warranty of their estate in all the lands, rents, services and reversions of James their father in 'Westcorscombe,' except a close called the Severelle by Crokehulle; reciting a charter whereby his said father gave the same without that exception to Master Nicholas Mous late vicar of Lodre, Master Roger Berwyke late parson of Chedyngdoun and Nicholas Germyn, their heirs and assigns, as fully as they descended to him after the death of Stephen Hornesbowe his father, a feoffment whereby the said Roger and Nicholas Germyn, Nicholas Mous being dead, gave the same again to the said James for life, with remainder to the said Walter and to the heirs male of his body, remainder to the right heirs of the said James, and the entry of the said Walter after his father's death; and proviso that this warranty shall not extend to his recovering the value of the premises though lost by means of any stranger, but only to bar the said John and his heirs. Witnesses: Humphrey Stafforde knight, John Chydeoke, Robert Grey, John Pokeswelle, William Gust. Dated 'Westcorscombe,' Wednesday after Christmas 8 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 25 January.
Jan. 26.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Kent. Writ of supersedeas omnino, by mainprise of Gilbert Morwelle and John Hope of Kent, and Peter Swyft and Edmund Chapelle of Surrey, in respect of taking of John Halle parson of Luddesdoun any security for keeping the peace at suit of Thomas Masoun of Luddesdoun; as they have mainperned in chancery that he shall do or procure no hurt or harm to Thomas Masoun or any other of the people.
William Gaiscoigne and John Rome clerk to Hugh Burnell knight lord of Holgot and Weoleygh, William Forde clerk, John Knyghteley, Thomas de la Lee, Thomas Skynner of Shrewsbury, Robert Rykedoun, John de la Hyde clerk, William Halle, William Corleygh clerks, Thomas Cru, Thomas Shobdoun and William de la Lee, and to their heirs. Quitclaim of the manor of Swavesey and the advowson of the priory and chapel of Swavesey co. Cantebrigge, the manor of Fulburne called 'Zouchesfee,' the manor of Assheby la Zouche co. Leycester, the advowson of Chiltynton co. Sussex, and the manors of Trevere and Noiteborne co. Sussex with the advowson of Trevere chapel, which last manors and advowson are held for life by Joan who was wife of Hugh la Zouche knight, and by fine levied in the late king's court in 19 Richard II the said William and John Rome had all the premises jointly with John Rede and John Joynour clerk now deceased. Dated 27 January 8 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 1 February.
Jan. 29.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of any process against Roger Galyoun, appointed with others to make inquisition in Norffolk and Suffolk and in Essex and Hertfordshire concerning certain woollen cloths broad and strait there exposed for sale unsealed contrary to the statutes from Michaelmas 3 Henry IV to the date of that commission, the price and value thereof, but order to proceed against others who did meddle therein; as the said commission came not to his hands, as he has made oath in chancery.
Jan. 26.
Westminster.
To Th. archbishop of Ardmath (sic) in Ireland. Nomination of John de Hertilpole to receive the pension wherein by reason of his new creation the archbishop is bound to one of the king's clerks, until by him provided with a benefice. By K.
Feb. 22.
Westminster.
Robert Longe of Norhamptonshire to Thomas Gwyn citizen and vintner of London and Nicholas Conyston. Recognisance for 40l., to be levied etc in Norhamptonshire.
Feb. 20.
Westminster.
Robert Lovell esquire to Henry Lescrope knight. Recognisance for 1,000 marks, to be levied etc. in Somerset.
Membrane 25d.
1406.
Dec. 11.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Middlesex. Writ of supersedeas in respect of taking of Robert Avereye 'cordewaner' any security for keeping the peace, and order by mainprise of Adam Pollarde, Stephen Wilkyn, John Poynt and Thomas Guynes, and upon his own undertaking, to set him free, if taken; as they have mainperned in chancery, and he has undertaken that he shall not depart to any foreign parts, nor make any suit or attempt in the court of Rome or elsewhere which may tend to prejudice of the king or of the laws or customs of the realm.
James Clyfforde esquire, son and heir of John Clyfforde of Gloucestershire, to Robert Whytyngton esquire of that county, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of all the lands, woods, rents and services etc. of the said John in Frampton Maunselle in the parish of Sapurton. Witnesses: John Pauncefote knight, Thomas Brygge of Undyrhille, William Southorle, Walter Hertlande, Thomas Flewelyn. Dated Panteley, the eve of St. Thomas the Apostle 8 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 20 December.
Memorandum that this acknowledgment was taken by the chancellor.
1407.
Jan. 1.
Westminster.
To the justices of the peace in Kent. Writ of supersedeas in respect of causing Henry 'Johanservant Philippot' of Grenche a second time to find any security for keeping the peace toward John Hunte of Chetham 'taillour,' and order by mainprise of Henry Haselore, John Offyngton 'couper,' Reynold Jonson and John Derby, all of London, to set the said Henry free, if taken.
1406.
Oct. 25.
Westminster.
Nicholas de Longforde knight to Richard son of Thomas de Radcliffe. Recognisance for 1,000 marks, to be levied etc. in Derbyshire.
Taken by the chancellor.
Richard son of Thomas de Radcliffe to Nicholas de Longforde knight. (Like) recognisance, to be levied etc. in Lancashire.
Taken by the chancellor.
1407. John Philipot, son and heir of John Philipot knight (militis) late citizen and mercer of London, to John Wodecoke, John Shadeworth, William Parker citizens and mercers of London and Thomas Colrede, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manor of Grenche with the chapel thereof in the town of Gyllyngham co. Kent, and of all other lands, rents, services and farms in Gyllyngham, Renham, Upcherche, Herolepe (sic), Chetham, Grene and elsewhere in Kent which they had by his feoffment. Dated 30 April 2 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 22 January this year.
Walter Hornesbowe to John Hornesbowe his brother and to the heirs of his body. Charter indented with warranty of all the lands, rents, services and reversions of free and villein tenants, woods, moors, dovecotes with wards, marriages, fees etc. in Chedyngdoun, and the advowson of the church, also a close in 'Westcorscombe' called the Severelle by Croukeshulle as fully as James Hornesbowe held the same, rendering to the said Walter and to the heirs of his body 5s. a year for the said close; and proviso that this warranty shall not extend to recovery of the value of the premises if lost, but only to bar the grantor and his heirs. Witnesses: Humphrey Stafford knight, John Chydeoke, Robert Grey, John Pokeswelle, William Gust. Dated Chedyngdoun, Wednesday after Christmas 8 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 25 January.
Memorandum of an undertaking under a pain of 10,000l., made in chancery 5 February 8 Henry IV by John Hauley the elder, that he shall not depart from the king's court without licence of the king or council, and shall make full restitution of any goods and merchandise of merchants of Barselan which came to his hands from a carrack taken at sea by his servants; and of a mainprise under a pain of 2,000l. for him made that day in chancery by John Arundell knight, and by John Trelawne and Henry Richard of Cornwall and Robert Kirkam of Devon under a pain of 1,000l., that he shall not so depart, and shall make restitution as aforesaid.
Cancelled by command of the chancellor, because the conditions were observed.
William lord of Echyngham knight to William Ekerdoun clerk, Walter Cotton, John Rogers of Brydport and William Coventre. Quitclaim of the manor andad vowson of Bryaneston co. Dorset. Dated 4 February 8 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 5 February.
Feb. 8.
Westminster.
John Morker and William Clervaux to Simon Gaunstede and William Asthill clerks. Recognisance for 4l., to be levied etc. in Bedfordshire.
Alan Buxhulle knight to Maud countess of Salisbury his mother. Charter indented with warranty of all his messuages, lands, rents and services in the manor of Buxhulle for her life, rendering 3l. a year. Dated 20 January 8 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 10 February.
Feb. 12.
Westminster.
Lewis Selby to Walter Merwe citizen of London. Recognisance for 30l. 6s. 8d., to be levied etc. in Kent.
Thomas Glyuyan citizen and draper of London to Thomas prior of Christ Church Canterbury and his successors. Bond in 100l. payable in the church of St. Mary le Bow London on the feast of St. Dionysius next. Dated 8 February 8 Henry IV.
Condition for payment of 10l. 16s. 8d. on the morrow of Michaelmas next, and 10l. 16s. 8d. on the morrow of the Annunciation following, and so year by year until 86l. 13s. 4d. be fully paid; and proviso that the prior etc. shall not be barred, or the grantor discharged, by any payment alleged to have been made elsewhere, and without an acquittance under the prior's seal.
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the bond by Thomas Glyuyan, and of the condition by the prior, 12 February.
Membrane 24d.
1406. Memorandum that on 12 November this year in chancery in presence of William Gascoigne chief justice, William Thirnynge chief justice of the Common Bench and others of the council learned in the law Thomas Fauconberge knight was examined touching his alleged idiocy, and it seemed to the king and council that he was of sound mind and of sense enough to rule himself and his lands, wherefore for his greater security it was determined that he should have a writ of scire facias against the guardians thereof; and that writ after issued at his suit.
1407. Thomas Shordyche, John Clynk, both of the town of Westminster, and Richard Foucher to Thomas Totisham of the same, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim, with warranty by Richard Foucher, of a messuage with garden adjacent there in 'Kyngestrete' between a tenement late of Peter Bocher on the south and a tenement of Henry Wynkebourne on the north abutting eastwards on the street and extending westwards to the garden of the convent of Westminster. Witnesses: Robert Haxay, Thomas Nightyngale, Richard Knapp, Thomas Kentbury, John Grene. Dated Westminster, 19 January 8 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 20 January.
Feb. 13.
Westminster.
John Kirkeby esquire of the county of Suthampton to John Pelham knight. Recognisance for 100l., to be levied etc. in the said county.
1406. Award of Richard de Norton in regard to a dispute between Thomas de Barley and Isabel his wife on the one part and Roger de Preston on the other concerning 40s. of rent issuing from three fourths of the manor of Hikelton and certain lands in Doncastre, Benteley and Bolton upon Dyrne, demanded by the said Thomas and Isabel in right of Isabel, by virtue of a fine levied in the king's court at Westminster in the quinzaine of Easter 44 Edward III (Latin text follows), between William de Fyncheden knight, William de Mirfelde parson of Bradforde, William de Mirfelde knight, Thomas Elys of Berwyke, Hugh de Wombewell and William de Gildesom plaintiffs and Thomas de Barley and Isabel his wife deforciants, of a messuage and 6 acres of meadow in Doncastre, Benteley and Bolton upon Dyrne and three fourths of the manor of Hikelton, whereby the deforciants acknowledged the right of William de Gildesom, making a quitclaim with warranty of the premises to the plaintiffs and the heirs of the said William, for which the plaintiffs granted the said rent to the deforciants and the heirs of the said Isabel, reciting that the matter was referred to four arbitrators, namely John de Wynteworth of Elmesall and William Hemyngburgh chosen by the said Thomas, John Neville and John Dauny by the said Roger so that if they might not agree the said Richard should be umpire, to whom the matter is referred, and upon proof that the said rent was granted to her by Henry Gramory knight upon partition of the tenements of Robert Haringelle by a deed produced (French text follows), namely an indenture dated Hikelton, Tuesday before St. Wilfrith 25 Edward III, made between the said Henry and Isabel daughter of John de Wodhalle and witnessed by Robert Cursoun parson of Hikelton, Richard de Halghton parson of a mediety of Berfelde (sic), Robert Maunger, Thomas Barville and Thomas de Heton, whereby upon a partition of the said heritage made between the said Isabel, Alexander son of William de Aune knight and Joan daughter of Robert Haringelle whose purparty was purchased by the said Henry, the purparty of Isabel being too small, the purchaser granted to her the said rent, to be taken of all his tenements in Hikelton which were of the said Robert, and for further assurance the fine aforesaid was after levied, awarding after deliberation with divers justices and others learned in the law, to whom it seemed that the rent is due to the claimants and to the heirs of Isabel, that the same shall be paid accordingly by the said Roger, his heirs and assigns, being tenants of the lands aforesaid. Dated Doncastre, 22 April 7 Henry IV. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 15 September this year (sic).