Close Rolls, Henry V: November-December 1414

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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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November-December 1414

Dec. 20.
Nicholas Dam the king's serjeant, one of the grooms of his chamber, is sent to the abbot and convent of Tavestoke co. Devon, to take of that house for life such maintenance as William Downe deceased had at command of King Richard. By p.s. [375.]
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Nov. 13.
To the abbot and convent of Eynesham. Request to take again their letters patent concerning a maintenance for life in that abbey which John Stoke the king's serjeant has at the late king's request, if he will give them up, to admit to their house Roger Seynt Piere the king's serjeant, yeoman of his larder, whom the king has sent to them, and to grant him like maintenance for life, making him letters patent under their common seal with mention of what he shall take, and writing again by the bearer what they will do; as the king has learned that John Stoke is minded to demise his estate therein to the intent that the said Roger may have it. By p.s. [349.]