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Close Rolls, Henry V: April 1414

Pages 128-129

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

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April 1414

Membrane 21.
April 9.
Westminster.
To the collectors of the customs upon wool, hides and woolfells in the port of Kyngeston upon Hull for the time being. Order to pay to Edward duke of York 266l. 13s. 4d. a year for life, and the arrears for Easter term last; as with assent of the lords spiritual and temporal and others in the parliament holden at Westminster in 13 Richard II, that king by charter, confirmed by the late king 24 November 1 Henry IV, gave to Edmund then duke of York and to the heirs male of his body 1,000l. a year, to be taken at the exchequer until he should make them provision of lands, possessions and rents within the realm to that yearly value; and in part thereof the said king gave to the late duke and his heirs aforesaid 400l. in the said port and 289l. 6s. 8d. in the port of London, to be taken of the ancient customs upon wool, hides and woolfells and of the subsidy thereupon granted to that king and any subsidy thenceforward granted to him and his heirs, so long as the same should be; and in the parliament holden at Westminster in 2 Henry IV order was made that all annuities granted upon any such subsidies should cease and not be paid, and that thenceforward none should be granted; and at the prayer of the now duke, being son and heir of the said late duke, shewing that by virtue of that ordinance he might not have the sums aforesaid in the ports named, with assent of the lords spiritual and temporal in the parliament of 5 Henry IV, by letters patent of 25 February in that year the late king granted to the now duke and to the heirs male of his said father's body to take the said sums in the ports of Kyngeston upon Hull and London, and all arrears thereof since the late duke's death, of the customs upon wool etc. therein by the hands of the collectors, farmers, receivers or other the occupiers thereof, so that neither he nor the said heirs should have double payment or allowance of the same; and the late king after ordered livery to be given to the now duke of all lands of his father which did descend or ought to descend, revert and remain to him by inheritance after his father's death, with the issues and profits thereof from 28 September 3 Henry IV, and Thomas Egmanton late escheator in Yorkshire, by virtue of a writ to him addressed, assigned to Joan who was the late duke's wife in name of dower 133l. 6s. 8d. of the said sum in the port of Kyngeston upon Hull as appears by the assignment thereof which is upon that king's chancery file, willing with assent of the now duke that William Wylughby knight deceased, who took her to wife, and the said Joan should have that yearly sum during her life and the arrears since 28 September aforesaid without let or gainsaying, notwithstanding that the assignment so made was in respect of the said subsidy contrary to the ordinance above mentioned. By K.
Et erat patens.
To the collectors of the customs upon wool etc. in the port of London for the time being. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning 192l. 17s. 9d., residue of the sum (above mentioned) of 289l. 6s. 8d. a year, and the arrears (for Easter term), reciting the assignment of 96l. 8s. 10½d. a year thereof to the said Joan in dower, made by William Askham then mayor of London and escheator. By K.
Et erat patens.