Close Rolls, Henry IV: July 1407

Pages 289-290

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

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July 1407

July 7.
Ralph Barton citizen and skinner of London to Thomas Lopham, Amice Knechebole and John Dunmowe clerk. Recognisance for 25 marks, to be levied etc. in Essex.
July 10.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas omnino, and order by mainprise of Nicholas Rodesbury 'sadeler,' William Dry 'taillour,' John Cursoun 'peautrere,' John Vavasour 'taillour' and Thomas Jonson 'corsour,' each of London, to set free John Mapulton, if taken at suit of John Hayne averring threats.
Sept. 24.
John Russell, otherwise called John Pympe, to Simon Marcheforde clerk. Recognisance for 20l., to be levied etc. in Kent.
Condition that he shall within a set time make a well within the dwelling house of the said Simon at [ (fn. 1) ], by advice of Stephen Lote the king's chief mason.
Membrane 3d.
July 7.
John May clerk to William Robrooke clerk and Robert Cokerell. Recognisance for 33s. 4d., to be levied etc. of his lands and chattels and church goods in Yorkshire.
Memorandum of a recognisance and mainprise under a pain of 1,000l., made in chancery 1 July this year by William Wydecoumbe of Wiltesir, that he shall be there in the quinzaine of Michaelmas next and from day to day, and shall not leave the court until by the council set free, and until it be adjudged what ought to be done with him for an alleged deceit or collusion in regard to the lands which were of Agnes who was wife of Richard Clevedoun, that he shall prosecute no assize, special or general, and no action concerning those lands or any parcel thereof, and that he shall have before the council on the aforesaid day Thomas Kerklade, pretending to be the attorney of Thomas Fouler in a cause by writ of recordari before the justices of the Bench between the said William and Thomas for alleged detinue of a horse of the said Thomas, and a servant of the said William sent to take the horse it is said, for the better knowledge and information of the truth in that matter.
And memorandum that William Wydecombe did so appear from day to day at the days limited according to his mainprise, and on 12 November 10 Henry IV he mainperned for himself under a pain of 401. that he should be ready whenever he should have warning to answer the king concerning the matter therein mentioned; wherefore by command of Th. archbishop of Canterbury the chancellor his mainprise of 1,000l. is cancelled.
July 5.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas until the quinzaine of Michaelmas next in respect of their demand against Hugh Felde and William Ploufelde, farmers of a tenement called Bouustedes in Essex, which was seized into the king's hands by virtue of an inquisition of his office taken before Helming Leget late escheator on Thursday after St. Hilary 6 Henry IV, with all lands thereto belonging and all rents and services etc., or against their mainpernors, to answer or account for the issues or farm thereof; as a plea concerning the same is pending in chancery between the king and the abbot and convent of Stratforde.
July 15.
To the sheriff of Norhampton. Writ of supersedeas, and order by mainprise of Thomas West, Thomas Southam, Geoffrey Wymunde and John Nyghtyngale to set free Edmund Lynneseye, William Goldyngton the younger, William Cooke of Eketon, Henry Deye of Norhampton, John Wythemale, John Motte, John atte Welle and John Coventre of Sywelle, if taken at suit of William la Zouche, Ralph Grene, Robert Gumberton and Nicholas Lovet for trespass.
July 18.
To the sheriff of Kent. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Robert Coke, Nicholas Coke, Thomas Elyngham and Richard Burgeys of London, in favour of John Mecheham of Stone at suit of Nicholas Brampton of Wrotham for trespass.
John Richard citizen and cordwainer of London to John Eston 'junour' and William Waryn tailor citizens of London, their executors and assigns. Gift with warranty of all his goods and chattels moveable and immovable, quick and dead, and of his debts. Dated London, 2 March 2 Henry IV. Witnesses: John Laneham, Richard Scarthewe, Thomas Rede.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 2 August this year.


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