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Close Rolls, Henry IV: June 1406

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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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June 1406

June 8.
Westminster.
To Philip de Albertis, a Lumbard dwelling in the city of London. Licence to make a letter of exchange to his fellows dwelling in foreign parts for 2,500 marks there payable to H. bishop of Bath and Wells or his proctors for the first fruits of the bishopric of Durham, provided that no gold or silver be sent over by colour of this writ in the lump or in coin under pain of forfeiting the same. By K.
[Fœdera.]
Membrane 14.
April 28.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Northumberland. Order to remove the king's hand and meddle no further with the manor of Clowecroft, a messuage, 40 acres of land and 6 acres of meadow in Bischopton in the bishopric of Durham, delivering to Alice who was wife of John Colvylle of Arnecliffe, and to John de Shipley who has taken her to wife, any issues thereof taken; as it is found by inquisition, taken before Ralph de Euere, John Conyers, Gilbert Elvet and William Lamberd by virtue of a commission of the king, that John Leysingby and Walter de Topcliffe were thereof seised and, by name of the manor of Clowecroft and all their lands, rents and services in Bischopston, by charter indented (produced), dated Siggeston 7 May 49 Edward III, gave the same to John Colvylle and Alice and to the heirs of their bodies, that they were thereof seised by the form of the gift, and continued their estate until the death of John Colvylle, and that the manor was held of Walter late bishop of Durham as of his manor of Allerton in right of his church of St. Cudbert, and the messuage and land are held of others than the king; and the king has taken the fealty of John de Shipley. By K.
To the escheator in Yorkshire. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning the manors of Siggeston and 'Westrongton,' 30s. of rent yearly to be taken of a messuage, 5 acres of land and meadow, a water mill and a bakehouse in Dale, and the manor of Thymelby; as it is found by inquisition, taken before Richard de Norton and John Conyers by virtue of a commission to them and John de Burgh, that by writing dated (as in the last) John de Leysyngby and Walter de Topcliffe gave the said two manors and rent to John Colvylle and Alice and to the heirs of their bodies, and that Robert Misterton and the said Walter granted to them and the heirs of their bodies the reversion of the manor of Thymelby, then held for life by Philip Colvylle knight, that he attorned tenant to them, and after died, that after his death they were thereof seised by virtue of a writing (produced), dated Knayth 12 May 49 Edward III, and continued their estate until the forfeiture of John Colvylle, and that the same are held of others than the king. By K.
June 12.
Westminster.
Order to the sheriff of Devon for election of a coroner instead of John Craule, who is too sick and aged to travail for performance of that office.
To the bailiffs of Gippewich co. Suffolk for the time being. Order of the fee farm of that town to pay to the queen, in part of 10,000 marks a year at the exchequer to her granted by the king, 9l. 2s. 6d. a year remaining, and the arrears since Easter 6 Henry IV, over and above 50l. 17s. 6d. a year; as upon petition of the commons of the realm, with assent of the lords spiritual and temporal in the parliament holden at Coventre, order was made that all castles, manors, lordships, lands, rents, fee farms and other possessions whatsoever held by Queen Anne in dower or for life which were by the king or the late king given or granted to any person, except such as were given by the king to his children or to others by authority of parliament, should be taken again into his hands and granted to the queen in dower, with proviso that for his good service Ralph earl of Westmerland should have for life such as were to him granted until the king should recompense him for the same, and that then they should remain to the queen as aforesaid; and it was found by inquisition, taken before the late escheator, that by gift of the late king Queen Anne had for life 60l. a year payable of the fee farm of the said town, and the king ordered that escheator to give the queen livery thereof, and the issues thereof taken, in part of the said 10,000 marks; and by letters patent of 4 June 4 Henry IV the king granted her for life in part thereof (among other things) 50l. 17s. 6d. of the said fee farm in part of her dowry, and ordered the bailiffs to answer to her for payment thereof.
Et erat patens.
June 16.
Westminster.
To the bailiffs of Scardeburgh for the time being. Like order of the fee farm of that town and of 60 acres of land there to pay the queen 27l. 15s. 8d. a year and the arrears since Michaelmas day last.
Et erat patens.
June 20.
Westminster.
To the bailiffs of Derby for the time being. Like order of the fee farm of that town to pay her 6l. 10s. a year remaining and the arrears thereof since Michaelmas last, over and above 40l. a year to her granted by letters patent of 4 June 4 Henry IV, upon a finding that Queen Anne had 46l. 10s. a year thereof by gift of the late king.
Et erat patens.