Close Rolls, Henry V: December 1413

Pages 108-109

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

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December 1413

Membrane 9d.
Dec. 1.
To Th. archbishop of Canterbury. Summons to a parliament at Leycestre on 29 January next, with the clause premunientes.
Like writs to H. archbishop of York, R. bishop of London and eighteen other bishops.
[Report on Dignity of a Peer, iv. p. 818.]
To the abbot of Peterborough. Summons to the said parliament.
Like writs to the abbot of St. John Colcestre and 23 other abbots, the prior of Coventre and the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England.
[Ibid., p. 819.]
To Thomas duke of Clarence and earl of Albemarle. Summons to the said parliament.
Like writs to Edward duke of York, Edward Courtenay earl of Devon, eight other earls, Edward Charleton of Powys and 28 others, including Master Thomas de la Warre.
To the sheriff of Kent. Order at the next county [court] to make proclamation of the day and place of the parliament, and to cause two knights of the shire girt with the sword, two citizens of every city and two burgesses of every borough to be elected by those present at such proclamation, and to come to the parliament. The king's will is that the sheriff be not elected, nor any other sheriff.
Like writs to singular the sheriffs throughout England, and to the chancellor in the county palatine of Lancastre.
[Ibid., p. 820.]
To the sheriff of Bristol. Like order, mutatis mutandis, for election of two burgesses.
Like writs, mutatis mutandis, to the following:
The sheriffs of London for election of four citizens.
The sheriffs of York for election of two citizens.
The sheriff of Newcastle upon Tyne for election of two burgesses.
The sheriffs of Norwich for election of two citizens.
The sheriffs of Lincoln for election of two citizens.
To William Hankeforde chief justice. Summons to the said parliament.
Like writs to Richard Norton chief justice of the Common Bench and nine others.
To the constable of Dovorre castle and warden of the Cinque Ports, or to his lieutenant. Order to cause two barons of every port to be elected and come to the said parliament.
[Ibid., p. 821.]