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Close Rolls, Henry IV: May 1406

Pages 42-43

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 1406

Membrane 13.
May 29.
Westminster.
To John Wodecoke mayor of the city of London and escheator therein. Order to give Richard son and heir of John Wilteshire late citizen and grocer of London seisin of the lands and tenements of his father; as he has proved his age before the escheator, and the king has taken his homage and fealty. By p.s. [4880.]
To the escheator in Essex. Like order, as the said Richard has proved his age before John Wodecoke.
Jan. 20.
Westminster.
To Robert Claydoun the king's clerk, keeper of the hanaper of chancery. Order without taking a fee for the seal to deliver to Gerard Spronge esquire letters patent whereby the king has granted him for life 20l. a year at the exchequer. By K.
May 22.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Yorkshire. Order to give Geoffrey Loterell, son of Andrew son of Andrew Loterell knight (militis), seisin of his father's lands; as he has proved his age before William Gypthorp escheator in Lincolnshire, and the king has taken his homage and fealty. By p.s. [4862.]
May 8.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the chamberlains. Order in the full exchequer, in presence of the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer, to deliver to John de Lancastre the king's son, guardian of the temporalities of the bishopric of Durham which is void and in the king's hand by death of Walter Skyrlawe late bishop, or to his attorney, for governance of the bishopric during this vacancy, the seal appointed of old time for governance thereof, which is in the treasury in keeping of the treasurer and chamberlains it is said, making mention in the records of the exchequer of such delivery, so that when the vacancy is ended the said John shall give it up again at the exchequer. By K.
May 10.
Westminster.
To the mayor and bailiffs of Suthampton. Order to suffer Mark le Faire of Winchester and Maurice Jermayn of Bordeaux, after payment of customs etc. thereupon due, to take over to Bordeaux 800 quarters of wheat laded in a ship called the 'Gorge' of Bordeaux in the port of Suthampton, any former command to the contrary notwithstanding, provided they repair therewith to Bordeaux and nowhere else under pain of forfeiting the wheat.
May 6.
Westminster.
To the mayor of Suthampton and the keepers of the passage in that port. Order to suffer Benedict Spyne, after payment of the customs etc. thereupon due, to take over to Bordeaux 340 quarters of wheat laded in a ship called 'la Katerine' of Burdeux and a barge called 'le Seint Spirit' of Baioun in the port of Suthampton, any former command to the contrary notwithstanding, provided the wheat be taken to Bordeaux and nowhere else under pain of forfeiture thereof.
May 13.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Notynghamshire. Order to give Robert Part, William Prat and Richard de Willughes livery of a messuage and 6 acres of land and meadow in Stretton; as in a cause concerning the same in chancery by writ of scire facias between them and Peter Cameryngham clerk, by advice of the justices, serjeants at law and others of the council learned in the law it was determined that letters patent thereof made to the said Peter, by name of a messuage and 12 acres of land in Stretton, should be revoked, and restitution thereof made to the said Robert, William and Richard, with the issues thereof taken in the mean time.