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Close Rolls, Henry IV: May 1407

Pages 273-276

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 1407

May 21.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of any process against John Chesham, appointed with others to make inquisition in Bukinghamshire what evildoers and breakers of the peace by night did by force of arms break and enter the king's park at Chilternelangele and his free warren there, and hunt in the same without his licence and good will, but order to proceed against others who did meddle therein; as that writ came not to the said John's hands, as he has made oath in chancery.
May 28.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas omnino, and order by mainprise of John atte Wyre of Devon, Richard Serle of Middlesex, Roger Colyn of Cornwall, Thomas Sholdham of Norffolk and Robert Triplawe of Cambridgeshire to set free John Byrdesale, if taken at suit of Robert Frewelle averring threats.
June 1.
Westminster.
To the same. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of taking of James Brampton any security for keeping the peace at suit of Alice who was wife of William Brampton, and order by mainprise of William Halton 'draper,' Henry Bekerton, both of London, John Brisyngham of Norffolk esquire and John Maycote of London to set him free, if taken.
May 30.
Westminster.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Richard Clerke 'taillour,' Geoffrey Karaeu, Richard Skynner and William Glasen of Cornwall, in favour of John Tregolas otherwise Treglas 'bruer.'
May 28.
Westminster.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of John atte Wrye of Devon, Richard Serle of Middlesex, Roger Colyn of Cornwall, Thomas Sholdham of Norffolk and Robert Tryplawe of Cambridgeshire in favour of John Sexteyn 'pavyer.'
June 2.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Surrey. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Thomas Grenewort, Robert Carpenter clerk, both of Kyngeston upon Thomas, John Stokes of Somerset, and William Rasour of Kyngeston upon Thames, in favour of Robert Rugge 'wever' and Agnes his wife.
June 8.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas until the octaves of Michaelmas next, unless they shall have further order, in respect of their demand upon James Andre we and John Beauver to answer for the extent or the issues and profits of the manors hereinafter mentioned; as among other things the king committed to the said James and John by a mainprise the keeping of 'Dersynghams maner' in Bychamwelle and Berton Bendyche and 'Josys maner' in Shyngham co. Norffolk, which were of Robert de Asshefelde at his death, rendering yearly the extent thereof; and now petition is made on behalf of Thomas Wroxham clerk, shewing that he was thereof seised jointly with the deceased, and continued his possession until unlawfully thrust out by colour of an office, of his office taken before John Lestraunge late escheator, offering himself in chancery to traverse the same and praying a stay while such traverse is pending without debate; and the king is aware that, if at suit of the said Thomas the office shall hereafter be traversed, he ought to remove his hand.
Membrane 10d.
April 16.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas omnino, and order by mainprise of John Boure, Walter May, both of London, William Whitman of Hertfordshire and Nicholas Charwode of Norffolk, to set free Simon Abbot clerk, if taken at suit of Peter Parker and William Ullerby averring threats.
Robert son and heir of John Sewale of Coggeshale to Robert Rikedoun of Witham, Robert Chicheley, John Sudbury, William Picard, William Symmes citizens of London and John Newenton clerk, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of all the lands, rents and services called Picottes, Stistedes, Stratfordes, Batailles, Beyvenes and Cokefeldes, and of all other lands etc. in Feryng, Stistede, Bradewelle, Coggeshale and the hamlet of Pateswike or elsewhere in Essex which they have by feoffment of John Dorewarde, Clement Spice and Thomas parson of Bockyng. Dated Pateswik, 3 June 8 Henry IV.
Memorandum acknowledgment, 7 June.
May 17.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Kent. Order upon sight etc. to cause proclamation to be made in the seven hundreds of Kent, that the men of those hundreds shall find wards upon the coast as they ought, and as they were heretofore used to do, and at their peril shall so behave that by their default or neglect no hurt or harm shall happen to the king or realm or to the lieges dwelling near the coast by means of the king's enemies; as the king is informed that at the town of Lyde, situate upon the sea coast of Dyngmershe, two wards ought to be found and were used to be found time out of mind by the men of those hundreds at their own cost, one called the great ward and the other the petty ward, for defence of the town and the country adjacent against the king's enemies, if they should there invade the realm, and that during this war the same are not being found by them, wherefore damage has happened to the said lieges, and greater hurt and peril is like to happen if they be not found as they used to be; and the king's will is to guard against such hurt and peril, as he is bound to do.
May 26.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Suffolk. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of John Berners clerk and John Parker of Suffolk, John Hogham of Lincolnshire and William Felton of Norhumberland, in favour of William Boys of Clare at suit of William Kempston of Suffolk merchant for debt.
Roger Leche of Derbyshire knight, being about to march to Wales with Henry prince of Wales and there abide upon the king's service, to John Cokayn the elder, Hugh Mortemer esquire, John Makworth clerk, William Tyrell parson of St. Thomas Wynchelce, Peter de la Pole and John Foljambe, and to their executors. Gift of all his goods and chattels. Dated 2 June 8 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 3 June.
Robert Ramsey esquire of Essex and Richard Rede to John Neuton treasurer of the cathedral church of St. Peter York and Richard de Neuton. Bond in 90 marks payable at Easter next. Dated 31 May 8 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 31 May.
May 27.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas, and order by mainprise of Robert Swanlande of London 'brewer,' Robert Dayvyle of Lincolnshire, John Maleherbe of London 'taillour' and Geoffrey Martyn of Middlesex 'brewer' to set free John Beagha, if taken at suit of Robert Trenerth for detinue of a thousand of white tin not coined.
John son of William Dorewarde of Essex to the king. Acquittance of 200 marks due for the time he was one of the king's councillors, and now paid. Dated Westminster, 3 June 8 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 4 June.
May 20.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas in favour of Robert White, and order by mainprise of Thomas Geny, Robert Walhulle, Walter Brigge and Thomas Staynfelde of Lincolnshire to set him free, if taken; as they have mainperned in chancery that he shall do or procure no hurt or harm to John Chivaler, otherwise called John Chivaler 'grocer.'