Close Rolls, Henry V: January-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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January-March 1415

Jan. 25.
To the escheator in the county of Suthampton. Order to take the fealty of John Coudray, who has taken to wife Margaret one of the daughters and heirs of Philip Popham and Elizabeth his wife, and one of the sisters and heirs of Philip son of the said Philip who died within age in ward of the late king, in presence of Peter Coudray who has taken to wife Maud the other daughter of Philip and Elizabeth and sister of Philip the son to make a partition of the lands of Philip Popham into two equal parts, and to give John Coudray and Margaret seisin of her purparty, keeping the purparty of the said Maud in the king's hand until further order; as John Coudray has proved the age of the said Margaret before the escheator. Proviso that each of the heirs and parceners shall have a share of the lands held in chief, and shall be a tenant of the king.
March 1.
To Henry Kays the king's clerk, keeper of the hanaper of chancery. Order to deliver to the abbot and convent of St. Peter Certeseye, without payment of the great fee for the great seal, letters patent whereby the king has granted them 15l. a year of the customs and subsidies in the port of Cestre and in singular the ports and places adjacent.