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Close Rolls, Henry IV: February 1406

Pages 26-30

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

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February 1406

Feb. 9.
Westminster.
To Robert Claydoun the king's clerk, keeper of the hanaper of chancery. Order without taking the great fee for the seal to deliver to John Norbury the king's esquire a charter whereby the king has given him licence to enclose 800 acres of land and wood of his own soil adjacent to his manors of Bedewelle and Little Berkhamstede co. Hertford with pales, a wall, hay or ditch as he will, and to make thereof a park, and to stock the same and the park so made with deer etc. and hold it to him and his heirs. By K.
Feb. 16.
Westminster.
To the mayor and sheriffs of London. Order, when by the butler required, to admit by appointment of the king Richard Alfelde, the substitute nominated by Thomas Chaucer the king's butler, to whom the exercise thereof pertains, to execute the office of coroner in the city of London in his room, first taking of him an oath of good behaviour so long as he shall stand in office; as for divers business of the king whereupon he is engaged in divers parts of the realm the butler may not have leisure to execute that office in person. By bill of the butler.
Feb. 16.
Westminster.
To Thomas Erpyngham constable of Dovorre castle and warden of the Cinque Ports, or to his lieutenant. Order for particular causes to safe keep until further order a carrack lately taken at sea by the king's son Thomas his admiral, and now in the port of Wynchelse in keeping of the mayor and bailiffs it is said, not eloigning the same. By K.
Feb. 18.
Westminster.
To the same. Order for particular causes to dearrest all ships arrested in the Cinque Ports by virtue of the king's late command to arrest all ships therein and to keep them under arrest until further order. By K. upon information of the treasurer.
Jan. 29.
Westminster.
To the warden of the Flete prison and his representative there. Order to set free John Kynnesley otherwise Kynggeslay, lately arrested in Norffolk, by command of the king brought into chancery by the sheriff of Norffolk with the cause of his arrest and imprisonment, and by the king committed to custody in the Flete prison. By K.
Jan. 21.
Westminster.
To John Smert keeper of Huntyngdoun castle in Wales. Order to deliver Howel Hire, who is there imprisoned in his custody it is said, to Elizabeth wife of Thomas Roche esquire, to the end that for the said Howell and others her husband may be set free from the prison wherein he is kept by the Welsh rebels, and if there be any cause wherefore that ought not to be done, order to be in person before the king and council in the octaves of the Purification next in order to inform them thereof. By K.
Feb. 6.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Order to discharge and acquit the dean of the king's chapel and Arnald Hulker serjeant of his poultry concerning the vestment etc. hereinafter mentioned; as at the time of the king's last expedition in Wales, of his reverence for God and in order that the officers of the household there might every day have a mass, the dean delivered to the said Arnald a vestment and furniture, namely a red chasuble of 'bokasyn,' an alb, an amice, a stole and a maniple of one suit, a chalice of silver gilt with a cross upon the paten weighing by 'Troye' weight 1 lb. 11 oz., a corporal with a case, two towels and a parure, and the day before the king returned to England the same was stolen by the rebels, as he has particular information. By K.
Jan. 19.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Essex. Order to take of Alice who was wife of Richard Torell an oath etc., and in presence of Joan de Bohun countess of Hereforde, Gerard Braybroke, William Marny knights, Thomas Feryby, Roger Haldenby clerks and John Bray of Felstede, to whom the king has committed the ward of all her husband's lands until the full age of the heir, or of their attorneys, to assign her dower.
Feb. 1.
Westminster.
To the escheator in the county of Suthampton. Order to take of Margery who was wife of Thomas Tauke esquire an oath etc., and in presence of John Pelham knight, to whom the king has committed the ward of her husband's lands, or of his attorneys, to assign her dower.
Feb. 8.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Rotelande. Order to put William de Burgh and Margery his wife again in possession of the bailiwick of keeper of the forest of Rotelande, and the issues and profits thereof since 14 March last; as in a cause in chancery concerning the same between them and John Blount knight, by advice of the justices, serjeants at law and others of the council learned in the law it was at last determined that letters patent by the king made to the said John should be revoked, and the said William and Margery put again in possession of that bailiwick and the issues and profits aforesaid.
Jan. 3.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas in respect of their demand against Robert de Claydoun the king's clerk, keeper of the hanaper of chancery, to answer or account for the 100 marks due from Ivo de Welle for the fine which he made with the king to obtain pardon for his rebellion and insurrection; as the king has granted the money of his gift to John de Lancastre his son. By K.
Feb. 18.
Westminster.
To the captain of Guynes castle or his lieutenant. Order upon his allegiance, as he loves the king and his honour to bring under safe conduct to Calais with all speed and deliver to John de Lokyngton Copyn de Fynes the prisoner of the said John, who is in that castle in custody of the captain it is said, with his horses, harness, goods and chattels, to the end that for particular causes the said John may bring him to England to the king's presence. By K. upon information of John Tiptot knight.
Feb. 18.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Order, when the plaints and demands at suit of John Sadeller 'dyer' and others are ended, to have again in chancery John Elys, whom the king is sending to them to abide in the city prison and answer to those plaintiffs, and order to give him up again to the Flete prison until he shall content Thomas de Hynstoke, one of the servants of John Clerke one of the clerks of chancery; as lately the king ordered the sheriffs to attach John Elys so as to have him in chancery at a day now past to answer the said Thomas concerning a debt of 10l. and they had him there with a certificate to the writ attached, and he appeared and acknowledged that debt upon a bond produced, and was adjudged to the Flete prison until he should content the same; but the sheriffs certified that day in chancery that at suit of the said John Sadeller and others he was committed to the city prison.
Membrane 25.
Jan. 28.
Westminster.
To the constable of the Tower of London and his lieutenant. Order to receive Robert Wetewanke from one who shall deliver him on behalf of the king, and to keep him in custody in the Tower until further order. By. C.
Feb. 17.
Westminster.
To the same. (Like) order concerning John Cotyngham of Ovynrrygge in Allerdale, John Dyngley of Alwyke, William Kyrkeby of Coupelande and John Lyme clerk. By K.
To the same. Order to set free Henry Vele and John Abyrforde, who are in their custody in the Tower by command of the king. By K.
Jan. 23.
Westminster.
To the mayor and sheriff of Bristol. Order at their peril to provide Henry Scrope knight, whom the king has lately sent to Wales upon his service, for money of the king to be by him paid, with sufficient shipping for himself, twenty men at arms and forty archers in his company, and for their horses and harness whatsoever.
Like writ to the bailiffs and keepers of the passage in the port of Ilvercombe.
Feb. 1.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Order not to trouble Edward Latymer esquire, brother and heir of Thomas Latymer knight, for his homage; as lately the king took his fealty, and for a fine paid in the hanaper respited his homage to a set day now past, commanding livery to be given him of his said brother's lands; and now the king has taken his homage. By p.s. [4735.]
Jan. 29.
Westminster.
To Henry Holewey late mayor of Suthampton. Order, at the instant request of Gabriel Imperialis of Genua, whose person is specially recommended to the king for his cordial affection to the king's person and the good of the realm, to deliver to Leonard de Maryn the master or owner (patronus) a carrack of Genua in the late mayor's keeping it is said, which was taken by certain lieges while the king's son was at sea. By K.
Feb. 11.
Westminster.
To Robert Claydoun keeper of the hanaper of chancery. Order without taking a fee to deliver to John Fox letters patent whereby the king has granted to the said John for life 20l. a year of the issues and profits of Cumberland by the hands of the sheriff. By K.
Membrane 24.
Feb. 19.
Westminster.
To the constable of the Tower of London and his lieutenant. Order to receive Henry Veel from one who shall deliver him on behalf of the king, and to keep him in custody in the Tower until further order. By K.
Feb. 20.
Westminster.
To William Talbot escheator in Devon. Order to remove the king's hand and meddle no further with a messuage and 4 acres of land in Braunton; as the king has learned by inquisition, taken by Robert Frensshe late escheator, that at the time when outlawry was published against him at suit of the executors of Guy Bryan knight in a personal action or after Reynold Pecoke had no estate therein save by the courtesy of England after the death of Joan his wife by reason of issue between them begotten, that the same are held in free socage of the heir of Thomas Gorges as of his manor of Braunton, that because of the said outlawry the issues and profits thereof were seized into the king's hands by the said escheator and by other escheators, and that Joan daughter of the said Joan is her next heir.