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Close Rolls, Henry V: July 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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July 1414

July 12.
Westminster.
To the bailiffs of the lordship of Barton upon Humbre for the time being. Order to pay to Nicholas Duke 'mynstrall' 40s. a year for life, and the arrears since 14 November last, on which date the king confirmed a writing indented whereby Henry late lord of Bealmount and Folkyngham granted to the said Nicholas 40s. a year of the issues and revenues of that lordship, for that he retained the said Nicholas with him for life.
Et erat patens.
Oct. 1.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Notyngham and Derby for the time being. Order every year, notwithstanding the preference of 10,000l. given in the parliament lately holden at Westminster, to pay to Robert Clydrowe the king's serjeant 6d. a day during his life, and to pay him the arrears since 24 April 1 Henry V, on which date for good service the king granted him for life 6d. a day of the issues and revenues of those counties.
Et erat patens.
Membrane 20.
Nov. 4.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London for the time being. Order to pay to the queen, the late king's consort, or to her deputies, 100l. a year and the arrears since 9 September 4 Henry IV, the preference of 10,000l. given to the king in the parliament lately holden at Westminster notwithstanding; as on the date aforesaid the late king granted to the said queen among other things, in full of her dower and to be deducted from 10,000 marks a year by him granted to her in dower or for life, an annuity of 100l. for life, to be taken of the farm of Queenhithe and of the farm and issues of the said city. By K.
Et erat patens.
Oct. 28.
Westminster.
To the keepers, farmers, occupiers or receivers for the time being of the farm of the manor of Hamstede Marschall co. Berkshire. Like order, mutatis mutandis, for payment of 10l. a year of the said farm, which William Dancastell is bound to render to the king, and the arrears since 4 June 4 Henry IV. By K.
Like writs to the following for the sums mentioned:
The abbot of Wellebeke for the time being, 10l. a year of the farm which he and his successors are bound to render for Ratforde mills.
The keepers, farmers, occupiers or receivers of the cess of Cornebury forest, 7l. a year thereof. By K.
The abbot of St. Albans, 18l. 6s. 8d. of the farm of 33l. 6s. 4d. for vacancy of the abbey, mutatis mutandis. By K.
The keepers, farmers, occupiers or receivers of the farm of Derby, 40l. of the said farm, and 6l. 10s. of the fee farm of the town, mutatis mutandis. By K.
The keepers, etc. of the farm of Bedeforde, 32l. thereof, mutatis mutandis. By K.
The keepers etc. of the farm of Gippewich, 50l. 17s. 6d. thereof, and 9l. 2s. 6d. of the fee farm of the town, mutatis mutandis. By K.
The keepers etc. of the farm of Darlyngton and Ragenhille, 14l. thereof, mutatis mutandis. By K.
The keepers etc. of the farm of Notyngham, 37l. 7s. thereof and of the increase, mutatis mutandis. By K.
The keepers etc. of the fee farm of the town of Gloucester, 60l. thereof. By K.
The keepers etc. of the farm of the manor of Gretton, 25l. thereof. By K.
The keepers etc. of the farm of the manor of Langeley Mareys co. Bukingham, 50l. of the farm which Philip de la Vache knight is bound to render for that manor, mutatis mutandis. By K.
The keepers etc. of the farm of Malmesbury with the three hundreds to that town pertaining, 20l. thereof, mutatis mutandis. By K.
The keepers etc. of the farm which the heirs of Eustace Burneby and Maud his wife are bound to render, 20l. of the farm by them rendered for a messuage, 16 virgates of land, 16 acres of meadow and 19s. of rent in Wateforde, mutatis mutandis. By K.
Nov. 4.
Westminster.
To the farmers, occupiers or receivers of the farm of the city of Winchester for the time being. Like order, mutatis mutandis, for payment of 31l. a year thereof and the arrears since 1 July 10 Henry IV. By K.
Et erat patens.
Like writs to the following for the sums mentioned:
The farmers etc. of the farm of 15l. which William la Zouche of Totteneys knight and his heirs are bound to render for the hundred of Calne and a water mill in Wiltesir, 15l. thereof, mutatis mutandis. By K.
The abbot, prior and convent of St. Edmunds, 40l. which they are bound to pay for the keeping of the abbey and the temporalities thereof, mutatis mutandis. By K.
To the heirs of William Willicotes of Oxfordshire esquire for the time being. Like order, mutatis mutandis, for payment of a yearly rent of 40l. which they are bound to pay at the exchequer for the manor of Hedyngton with the hundred of Bolyngdene and the hundred without the north gate of Oxford. By K.
Et erat patens.
Like writ, mutatis mutandis, to the bailiffs of Portesmouth co. Suthampton for the time being, for payment of a yearly rent of 18l. 4s. 8d. of the fee farm of that town, mutatis mutandis. By K.
Membrane 19.
July 12.
Westminster.
To the abbot, prior and convent of St. Edmund for the time being. Order to pay to Queen Jean or her deputies 40l. a year for her life, and the arrears thereof, the preference of 10,000l. given to the king in the parliament lately holden at Westminster notwithstanding; as by letters patent of 1 July 10 Henry IV the late king granted to his said consort among other things, in full of her dower and to be deducted from 10,000 marks to her granted in dower or for life, 40l. a year for life which the abbot etc. are bound to render for the keeping of the said abbey and all the temporalities thereof. By K.
Et erat patens.
June 26.
Westminster.
To William Crowemere mayor of the city of London and escheator therein. Order at his peril, upon the entry of merchants and others of Venice within the port of London, to cause search to be made whether any money of Venice called 'galeyhalpens' is brought in their galleys, and on behalf of the king to instruct the owners thereof to attempt nought contrary to the statute under the pain therein contained but, [if] their will is therewith to traffic within the realm, to take the same to the Tower of London and there put it into the king's coin; as heretofore such merchants and others coming with their galleys were used to bring their said money with them and expose it for sale, doing their traffic therewith, to the loss and deception of the people and contrary to the statute, by force whereof the same ought to be forfeit to the king; and his will is to take precaution against such loss and deception, and that the statute be kept unbroken. By C.
Like writ to the searcher in the port of London.
June 23.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Somerset. Order to take the fealty of William son and heir of William Wrothe esquire, and to give him seisin of his father's lands, taken into the late king's hands by his death and by reason of his said son's nonage; as the son has proved his age before William Crowemere mayor of the city of London and escheator therein, and for one mark paid in the hanaper the king has respited his homage until the quinzaine of Midsummer next.
To the escheator in Middlesex. Like writ in favour of the said William, whose fealty the king has commanded the escheator in Somerset to take.
Like writ to the said William Crowemere.
July 23.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Leycestershire. Order to remove the king's hand and meddle no further with the manor of Great Glen, delivering to Richard Stucle any issues thereof taken; as the king has learned by inquisition, taken by the escheator, that Elizabeth who was wife of the said Richard at her death held that manor jointly with him, by gift of John Stucle clerk to them and the heirs of their bodies, and the same is held of others than the king.
To the escheator in Sussex. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning the manor and advowson of Mersshton; as the king has learned etc. that by a fine thereof levied in the late king's court in 11 Henry IV between the said Richard and Elizabeth plaintiffs and John Styuecle deforciant the plaintiffs did acknowledge the deforciant's right, and he did grant the same to them and the heirs of their bodies, and that the same are held of John Pelham knight as of his manor of Revere.
To the escheator in Kent. Order to give the said Richard livery of a fourth part of the manor of Sellynge, and the issues thereof taken; as the king has learned by inquisition, taken by the escheator, that by virtue of a fine levied (as above) of the said part and of other manors and lands in Sussex, Leycestershire and Dorset, the said Elizabeth held the same as jointly enfeoffed with the said Richard, to them and the heirs of their bodies, and that it is held of the king by knight service as of the honour of Perche; and the king has taken the homage and fealty of the said Richard for that part and for an eighth part of the hundred of Lusburgh co. Dorset likewise jointly held by knight service, and other manors and lands in divers counties whereof the said Richard is tenant for life by the courtesy of England. By p.s. [279.]
To the escheator in Dorset. Like order, mutatis mutandis, in favour of Richard Stucle otherwise Styuecle concerning six messuages, two carucates of land and 10 acres of meadow in Maperton and Stourmynstre Marchal, a moiety of the manor of Maperton, a seventh part of the hundred of Hundredesburgh and an eighth part of the hundred of Lusburgh, held jointly by a fine levied in the late king's court by gift of John Styuecle clerk to the said Richard and Elizabeth and to the heirs of their bodies, the said messuages, land and seventh part of the king in free burgage, the eighth part in chief by knight service, and the said fourth part (sic) of the abbess of Shafton. By p.s. (the same writ).
Membrane 18.
July 4.
Westminster.
To the constable of Dovorre castle and warden of the Cinque Ports or his lieutenant. Order, as the king has appointed certain ambassadors shortly to pass over sea in the port of Wynchelse for certain business of his, to arrest ships called 'passagers' and other vessels which are in the said ports for passage of the ambassadors and of five hundred horses in their company, and cause them to be delivered to Robert Passemer serjeant at arms or other sufficient persons to be brought with all speed to Wynchelse, and this as they desire the furtherance of the said business, so that by their default it be not delayed. By K. and C.
Like writ to the lieutenant of Calais, [concerning ships] in that port.
[Fœdera.]
July 9.
Westminster.
To all keepers of seaports and other places by the sea, and all the king's searchers in the said ports. Order to suffer Master Thomas Felde and Master John Bordin the king's ambassadors now despatched to Spain, who purpose to lade in certain ships divers goods and harness of theirs to be taken over sealed up in divers chests under their seals, so to lade and take them over without opening or seaching the chests, any command of the king to the contrary notwithstanding.
Et erat patens.
[Ibid.]
June 20.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of York. Order for the election of verderers for the forest of Galtres; as the power of the verderers thereof ceases by the death of the late king, and others are not yet elected as the king has learned.
June 12.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Lincolnshire. Order, upon petition of Richard Beauchamp of Bergevenny knight and Isabel his wife, sister and heir of Richard son and heir of Thomas late lord le Despenser, to make inquisition and certify in chancery touching the matters hereinafter mentioned; as their petition shews that all castles, manors, lordships, lands, rents, customs, services, reversions, fees, advowsons, parks, chaces, warrens, fairs, markets, fee farms, honours, views of frankpledge, courts, hundreds, cantreds, commotes, liberties, royal jurisdictions, rights, possessions etc. held by the said Thomas on or after 5 January the eve of the Epiphany 1 Henry IV were seized into the late king's hands after his death by virtue of a judgment rendered in the parliament holden at Westminster in the octaves of St. Hilary 2 Henry IV, wherein it is contained that he among others ought to forfeit all his lands then held in fee simple, and that all castles, lands etc. held in dower by Elizabeth his mother dame le Despenser of his heritage, or jointly with Edward le Despenser knight sometime her husband, or of her own heritage were after her death seized likewise and because of the nonage of the said Richard son of Thomas, praying the king in consideration that the forfeiture and judgment aforesaid do not extend to lands given to the said Thomas or his ancestors in fee tail whereof he died seised in tail, or to lands held at her death by the said Elizabeth, to cause inquisition to be made what lands the said Thomas did hold in fee tail on the date aforesaid by virtue of gift or grant made to him or any of his ancestors whose heir of line the said Isabel is, what lands entailed upon him the said Elizabeth at her death held in dower or jointure, and what of her own heritage were entailed upon her or any of her ancestors whose heir of line the said Isabel is, of whom they are held, by what services, the age of Isabel, and all other articles needful and fitting, and to cause the truth to be certified in chancery. By K.
Like writs to the escheators in the following counties:
Somerset and Dorset.
Devon.
Cornwall.
Wiltesir and Suthampton.
Oxford and Berkshire.
Bedford and Bukingham.
Surrey and Sussex.
Kent.
Essex and Hertford.
Norhampton and Roteland.
York.
Notyngham and Derby.
Warrewyk and Leycester.
Stafford.
Worcester.
Norffolk and Suffolk.
Gloucester and the march of Wales adjacent.
Hereforde and the march of Wales adjacent.
Also to the mayor of London being the escheator therein.
July 10.
Westminster.
To Ralph Green escheator in Norhamptonshire. Order to give Roger son of John de Dalton knight, whose fealty the king has taken, livery of 39l. 19s. of rent in Apthorp, and the money thereof taken; as the king has learned by inquisition, taken by the escheator, that by virtue of a fine levied in the late king's court with his licence between Roger Thomlynson of Ryspeham and William Grenehirst plaintiffs and the said John and Isabel his wife deforciants, whereby the said John acknowledged the plaintiffs' right, and they granted the said rent to the deforciants for life with remainder to the said Roger for life, Isabel who was wife of the said John at her death held that rent for life with remainder to the said Roger their son, that the said John died long before the death of the said Isabel, that she died on Monday after the Purification last, and that the said rent is held in chief by knight service.
July 20.
Westminster.
Order to the sheriff of Wiltesir for election of new verderers in Grovele forest; as the power of the verderers therein is determined by the death of the late king.
July 5.
Westminster.
To John Colepepir and William Skrene justices of assize in Wiltesir. Order, upon petition of John Coventre and William Coventre, to proceed to take an assize of novel disseisin concerning a messuage, two stalls and 23s. 4d. of rent in Devises by them arraigned against John Wilby, John Lambarde, John Carpenter, Edith his wife, John Spycer and Anstice his wife, the allegation hereinafter recited notwithstanding, so that they proceed not to rendering of judgment without advising the king; as the plaintiffs' petition shews that John Wilby and John Lambarde appeared in person, and the other defendants came not, but John Davie answered for them as their bailiff, and said that they did the plaintiffs no wrong or disseisin, putting themselves upon the assize, and shews that John Wylby and John Lambarde answered as tenants of the tenements put in view and receivers of the said rent, and said that among divers manors, castles etc. the late king demised to Queen Joan for life the castle and borough of Devises, whereof the premises are parcel, saving the reversion thereof to himself and his heirs, that the queen was thereof seised as of freehold, that the said king died, and the reversion descended to the king as his son and heir, and that the said defendants now have the queen's estate therein, and were thereof tenants for her life with reversion to the king and his heirs, wherefore they took it that the justices would not proceed without advising the king, craving aid of the king, and shews that by colour thereof the justices have deferred to proceed.
July 26.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Cumberland. Order for election of verderers for the forest of Inglewode; as the power of the verderers thereof in the late king's time ceases by his death, and no others are yet elected.
July 1.
Westminster.
To Robert Hulle the elder and Robert Hulle of Niweton, justices appointed with William Hankeforde, John Colepeper, William Skrene, John Hals, John Jayben and William Bykebury to take an assize of novel disseisin in Plympton Earls, Plymhome and Fernhull by William Fortescu arraigned against John Crokker of Hele and others. Order not to meddle therein, as for particular causes the king has discharged them. He has commanded the other justices (above named) to proceed to take that assize without awaiting their presence.
To William Hankeforde, John Colepeper, William Skrene, John Hals, John Jayben and William Bykebury, appointed (as in the last) with Robert Hulle the elder and Robert Hulle of Neweton. Order to proceed to take that assize, William Hankeforde or John Colepeper, whichever shall be there, being one, without awaiting the presence of the said Robert and Robert, whom the king has discharged.
Membrane 17.
June 23.
Westminster.
Order to the sheriff of Surrey for election of a coroner instead of Thomas Stoghton, who is insufficiently qualified.
June 28.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Devon. Order to take the fealty of William son of John son of William Bonevylle knight and of Margaret his wife, being cousin and heir of the said William and Margaret, and to give him seisin of the lands of the said Margaret and William, taken into the late king's hand by their death and by reason of his nonage; as he has proved his age before the escheator, and for 20s. paid in the hanaper the king has respited his homage until the feast of St. Peter's Chains next.
To the escheator in Somerset and Dorset. Order to give the said William seisin (as above); as for a fine paid in the hanaper the king has respited his homage to a day yet to come, and has commanded the escheator in Devon to take his fealty.
Like writ to the escheator in Wiltesir.
July 5.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Warwickshire. Order to remove the king's hand and meddle no further with the moiety of the manor of Beaudesert which should remain to Thomas Botiller and to the heirs of his body, delivering to William Botiller of Suydeley any issues thereof taken; as it is found by inquisition, taken before Robert Pasmere the late king's escheator, that by virtue of a fine thereof levied in 17 Richard II in that king's court, between Thomas Botiller of Surdeley (sic) and Baldwin Freville plaintiffs and Thomas de Bello Campo then earl of Warrewyk deforciant, whereby the plaintiffs acknowledged the said manor, then held for life by William de Bello Campo knight, to be the earl's right, and the earl granted the reversion of one moiety, after the said William's death, to Thomas Botiller and the heirs of his body, and the reversion of the other moiety to Baldwin Freville and the heirs of his body, the said knight at his death held the castle and manor of Beaudesert for life, which manor extends over the towns and hamlets of Beaudesert, Haselholt, Wyteleye, Forwode and Wyche and over no others, with reversion of one moiety to the said William Botiller, then aged 23 years and more, and of the other to Baldwin son and heir of Baldwin Freville knight, a minor in ward of the late king, that the castle and manor are held of Richard earl of Warrewyk, and that in regard thereto William Botiller and Baldwin Freville the son are next heirs, William Botiller being brother of John John (sic) son and heir of Thomas Botiller named in the said fine, and Baldwin being son of Baldwin son of Baldwin Freville therein named; and it is found by inquisition, taken before the now escheator, that the said Thomas died on Saturday before St. Matthew 21 Richard II.
July 12.
Westminster.
To Philip Ingelfelde escheator in Essex. Order to take the fealties of John son of John de Peyton esquire and Grace his wife, and to give them livery of the manor and advowson of Esthorp and of the hundred of Lexenden, and the issues thereof taken; as the king has learned by inquisition, taken by the escheator, that Thomas Priour, John Danyell of Yeselham, Robert Neuport, Nicholas Morys, John Burgoyne, John Stanforde clerk and Thomas atte Ponde clerk were thereof seised, and held the same of the late king in chief, the manor by the service of three knights' fees, the hundred by fee farm paying 4 marks a year, and that by charter indented they gave the same to Margaret who was wife of John de Peyton knight for life, with remainder to John son of John de Peyton esquire, Grace his wife and the heirs of the body of John son of John; and for 20s. paid in the hanaper the king has respited the homage of John son of John until Michaelmas next.
July 24.
Westminster.
To the mayor of Calais. Order not to suffer John de Waghen of Beverley or his proctors to execute letters of marque, which the king has granted him against William duke of Bavaria count of Hollande and his subjects, in regard to capture or arrest of victuals and merchandise now or hereafter brought by them to the market of Calais; as those letters were granted him until he should be contented of 852½ nobles 22d. and his costs and the costs of his proctors in the suit, but it was not nor is the king's intent that victuals or merchandise brought by the duke or his subjects to the said market be taken. By K.
[Fœdera.]
July 22.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Suffolk. Order to give William Cresseuer, son and heir of Robert Cresseuer, seisin of his father's lands, taken into the late king's hand by death of the said Robert and by reason of the said William's nonage; as he has proved his age before the escheator, and the king has taken his homage and fealty.
By p.s. [278.]
To the escheator in Essex. Like order; as the said William has proved his age before the escheator in Suffolk.
By p.s. (the same writ.)
July 11.
Westminster.
To Nicholas Tournay escheator in Lincolnshire. Order to remove the king's hand and meddle no further with a messuage and appurtenances in Wadyngton, and four messuages and 30 acres of land in Faldyngworth, delivering to Hamon son of Robert Sutton of Lincoln any issues thereof taken; as the king has learned by inquisition, taken by the escheator, that Robert Sutton at his death held no lands in that county in chief, but held the messuages and land aforesaid, and that they are held of others than the king.
July 16.
Westminster.
Order to the sheriff of Hertford for election of a coroner instead of William Geffray, who is insufficiently qualified.
Like writ in regard to William atte Watere.
Aug. 18.
Westminster.
Order to the sheriff of Yorkshire for election of a coroner instead of Richard de Hayton; as for particular causes him moving the king has discharged him. By K.
Oct. 15.
Westminster.
To Ralph Grene escheator in Norhamptonshire. Order to give John Seynt Johan knight and Isabel his wife livery of the manor and advowson of 'Westpirye,' and the issues thereof taken; as the king has learned by inquisition, taken by the escheator, that Joan who was wife of John Pavle knight at her death held no lands in that county in chief nor of others in demesne nor in service in her demesne as of fee, but that by writing of 8 February 18 Richard II (produced) Lewis de Clyfforde, Richard Stury and Thomas Latymere knights, Richard Dudley, John Warwyke and William Lans chaplain, reciting their late grant of the said manor and advowson without impeachment of waste to the said Joan for life, by name of Joan who was wife of John Pavely knight, and to her executors for one year longer, with reversion to themselves, as in certain indentures contained, which manor etc. they had by feoffment of the said John Pavely, did grant the reversion of the manor after the term aforesaid to Isabel who was wife of John Pavely knight the younger, then and now wife of the said John Seynt Johan, her heirs and assigns, that the said Joan attorned tenant to the said Isabel, that by writing indented of 12 July 4 Henry IV (also produced) the said Joan demised to the said John Seynt Johan and Isabel, Oliver their son, Thomas Wodevyle, John Wilkotes, William Poulet, and John Bouere and to their heirs during her life all her estate in the said manor, except the inner court within the 'gatehous,' the said house above and below within the manor, and the advowson which did then pertain to the manor, and except the herbage, the fishery, the venery in the new park there, a meadow called the 'Newemede' and a garden by the churchyard, with free ingress and egress to them all, with a proviso that after her death the said John Seynt Johan and Isabel, their heirs and assigns, might immediately enter the manor as in their ancient right without any claim or payment to her executors for the occupation thereof, saving always that for a reasonable time her executors should have free ingress and egress for administration of her goods, and has learned that John Seynt Johan and Isabel are yet living, the said Isabel being of the age of forty years, that the said Joan continued her estate in the exceptions aforesaid all her life, and John Seynt Johan and the others their estate in the residue of the manor, and that the manor and advowson are held of the king as of the honour of Peverel by the service of the moiety of one knight's fee; and the king has taken the homage and fealty of John Seynt Johan, due by reason of issue between him and Isabel begotten. By p.s. [322.]
Membrane 16.
July 5.
Westminster.
To John Ovedale escheator in the county of Suthampton and in Wiltesir. Order to remove the king's hand and meddle no further with the manors, messuages, lands etc. hereinafter mentioned, delivering up any issues thereof taken; as the king has learned by divers inquisitions, taken by the escheator, that William Stourton at his death held sixteen messuages, two carucates of land, 12 acres of meadow and 8 acres of wood in Hybbesley and Gorley co. Suthampton, being jointly enfeoffed thereof with John Frome, Richard Horne and Henry Macy all now deceased, William Hurell clerk, Robert Notyer and William parson of Wodeham yet living by gift of Thomas Strete to them, their heirs and assigns, by name of all his lands, reversions, rents and services in Hybbesley, Gorley and Arnewode, thirteen messuages, 100 acres of land, 4 acres of meadow, 8s. of rent and a rent of 1lb. of cumin a year in the Hyde, Radebroke and Frogham in the parish of Fordyngbrygge, being thereof jointly enfeoffed with William Wymonde now deceased, John Clyvedoun and Thomas Bonham by gift of Maud late the wife of John Waryn and others to them and their heirs, by name of all lands, rents, services, reversions, meadows, pastures and crops of meadows etc. sometime of John Chamberlayn in the Hide, Radebroke and Frogham in the said parish or elsewhere in the hundred of Fordyngbrygge, seven messuages, four carucates of land, 40 acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture and 40 acres of wood in 'Litullangeford, Westasshton, Stipulasshton,' Henton and Bulkynton and the advowson of a chantry in 'Litullangeforde,' being jointly enfeoffed with Master Richard Puttus, John Clyvedoun, Walter Hert chaplain, and John Gardyner, all yet living, by feoffment of William Don, John Mordoun rector of 'Stipullangeforde' and Richard Entrebusch chaplain to them and to the heirs and assigns of William Stourton and Richard Puttus, by name of all lands, rents, services and reversions, all advowson of chantries, rights, profits etc. in the said towns or elsewhere in Wiltesir sometime of the said William Don and Katharine his wife, the manor of Poulesholt and eight messuages, eight virgates of land and 8 acres of meadow in Poulesholt, Poterne, Mershton and Worton, being jointly enfeoffed with William Hankeforde knight, John Chitterne and John Bathe clerks by feoffment of John lord Lovell knight to them and the heirs and assigns of William Stourton, the manor of Stourton with two carucates of land there and the advowson of the church, being thereof jointly enfeoffed with Robert Rugge clerk deceased, William Hankeforde knight, Thomas Bonham, William Besylle, John Fauntleroy and Gilbert Wyke by gift of Robert lord Ponynges to them their heirs and assigns, and two messuages and 16 acres of land in 'Mayden Bradeley' co. Wiltesir, being thereof jointly enfeoffed with John Gardyner yet living by gift of Roger Stourton to them and the heirs of William Stourton, and that all the premises are held of others than the king.
To John Warre escheator in Somerset. Like order, mutatis mutandis, in respect of the following: four messuages and one carucate of land in Othery held by William Stourton, being jointly enfeoffed with Thomas Bonham yet living by gift of William de Monte Acuto, late earl of Salisbury lord of Man and of the Isle of Wight, to them and their heirs, by name of all the earl's lands, rents, services and reversions in Othery, seven messuages, 9 acres of land and 16d. of rent in Fromebraunche by him held, being jointly enfeoffed with John Clyvedoun, Thomas Bonham and John Gardener all yet living, by gift of Robert Part and Edith his wife to them and their heirs, the manor of 'Litelmerston' and the advowson of the chapel there by him held, being jointly enfeoffed with William Hankeforde knight yet living by gift of Reynold lord Grey of Ruthyn to them and the heirs of William Stourton, the manor of Merston Bygot by him held, being jointly enfeoffed with Thomas Bonham and John Gardener both yet living by gift of John Strete rector of Kylmyngton, Walter Hert chaplain and John Bylleston to them and their heirs, and ten messuages and 10 acres of land in Lye, by him held, being jointly enfeoffed with Gilbert Wyke and John Gardener both yet living by gift of Ralph Botreaux knight, John Palton and others to them and their heirs, by name of all the grantors' lands in Lye.