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Close Rolls, Henry V: March 1415

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Calendar of Close Rolls, Henry V: Volume 1, 1413-1419. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1929.

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March 1415

March 19.
Westminster.
To Thomas earl of Dorset admiral of England, and to his lieutenants. Order, for urgent causes now moving the king, to cause all ships, barges, balingers and other vessels of England which are in ports and other places of the realm whatsoever to be arrested on behalf of the king and brought to the port of Suthampton, so that they be there on 8 May next at latest, and further to suffer no ships or vessels of twenty tuns burden, of whatsoever country or territory they be, which are in any port of the realm or shall hereafter come thither, to leave port without special command of the king. By K.
To Thomas earl of Arundell, constable of Dovorre castle and warden of the Cinque Ports, or to his lieutenant. Like order to arrest ships, etc. of England which are within the liberty and jurisdiction of those ports, and in respect of all ships now therein or hereafter coming thither. By K.
March 19.
Westminster.
To Thomas earl of Dorset admiral of England, and to his lieutenants. Order for urgent causes etc. to cause all ships, barges, balingers, crayers and other vessels of England of twenty tuns burden or upwards now in any ports or other places of the realm or touching there before 1 May next to be arrested and brought to the port of Suthampton, so that they be there on 8 May, and further to suffer no ships or vessels of the burden aforesaid, of whatsoever country or territory they be, which are now in any such port or shall hereafter come thither, to leave port without special command of the king; and writ of aid in favour of the admiral etc. and their deputies, addressed to all sheriffs, mayors, bailiffs, stewards, constables, reeves, keepers of ports and passages, masters of ships, seamen and other officers, ministers and lieges of the king at their peril. By K.