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Close Rolls, Henry V: February 1414

Pages 118-119

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

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February 1414

Feb. 11.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Order to cause proclamation to be made, that all who have felt themselves hurt, damaged or aggrieved by any attempts contrary to the securities and provisions made between the realm and Flanders shall appear in person or by proctors at Calais on 15 May next before the conservators thereof, or the commissaries and envoys deputed for the purpose, with their evidences and proofs as they shall think fit, to obtain justice and amends; as it is appointed and agreed between the king's ambassadors and the commissaries of Flanders deputed for reparation of such attempts that conservators of those provisions or other envoys or commissaries deputed for the purpose and having information of every complaint shall that day meet in the marches of Picardy or other convenient place, and do justice touching complaints etc. made up to that time, as by virtue of the said securities they are bound to do. By K.
Like writs to eleven sheriffs of thirteen other counties etc., and to the chancellor in the county palatine of Lancastre.
[Fœdera.]
Feb. 12.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Order upon sight etc. to cause proclamation to be made, that all who feel themselves hurt etc. by attempts made contrary to the truce made 21 December 13 Henry IV between that king and John duke of Brittany, or the other made 3 January last between the king by his ambassadors and the duke by his proctors, envoys and deputies, shall appear in person or by their proctors in the Isle of Gernesey on 1 May next before the conservators of the truce or commissaries specially deputed on either side with their evidences etc. to sue for justice, if they shall think fit. By K.
Like writs to (the same) sheriffs and chancellor (as above).
[Ibid.]
Feb. 12.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Order upon sight etc. to cause proclamation to be made of a general truce by land and sea for one year from sunrise on the Purification day last to sunset on the Purification day 1414, made by Master John Hovyngham the king's ambassador on his behalf and John Roderic archdeacon of Gourdon ambassador or envoy of John king of Castile and Leon on his behalf, and that it is by them appointed and agreed that no subject or vassal of either party shall meantime cause any ship or shipping to be armed to do or attempt hurt or mischief to the other party, neither shall the king's officers there suffer any armed ships to leave port or sail unless they who armed them have first given security upon oath in the hands of the officers or of their representatives not to rob or damage the other party or his subjects and vassals by land or sea during the truce, as the king's will is that this be brought to the knowledge of all concerned; and order to cause the same to be observed. By K.
Like writs to (the same) sheriffs and chancellor (as before).
[Ibid.]
Memorandum of a mainprise under a pain of 20l., made in chancery 23 February this year by Thomas Markele 'mercer,' Richard Mareys 'mercer,' Richard Grygge 'draper' and John West 'mercer,' all of London, for Ellis Davy of London 'mercer,' that he shall do or procure no hurt or harm to any of the people.