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Close Rolls, Henry V: October 1414

Pages 141-144

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

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October 1414

Oct. 18.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Huntingdon and Cantebrigge for the time being. Order, notwithstanding the preference etc., to pay to William Burgh 10 marks a year for life, and the arrears for Michaelmas term last; as the late king by letters patent, confirmed by the king 12 June 1 Henry V, granted to the said William, late serjeant of his pantry, for his life 10 marks a year of the issues and profits of those counties. By K.
Et erat patens.
Nov. 20.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Lincoln for the time being. Order, notwithstanding the preference etc., to pay to Henry Fitz Hugh knight 100l. a year, and the arrears since Tuesday after the Epiphany last; as by letters patent of 4 July last for good service the king granted him for life from Tuesday aforesaid 100l. a year of the issues and profits of that county. By K.
Et erat patens.
Membrane 15.
Oct. 3.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Wiltesir for the time being. Order, notwithstanding the preference of 10,000l. given to the king in the parliament last holden at Westminster, to pay to Robert Frye 10l. a year for life, and the arrears since 20 September 1 Henry V, on which date the king confirmed letters patent, whereby the late king granted to Robert Frye his clerk for life 10l. a year of the issues, farms and profits of that county.
Et erat patens.
Oct. 3.
Westminster.
To the collectors of the custom upon wool, hides and woolfells in the port of Kyngeston upon Hull for the time being. Order, notwithstanding the preference etc., to pay to John Seint Johan and Isabel his wife for their lives and the life of the longest liver 100 marks a year, and to pay them the arrears for Michaelmas term last; as King Richard II by letters patent, confirmed by the king 5 July 1 Henry V, granted to the said John his knight and Isabel for their lives etc. 100 marks a year of the issues of the said custom. By K.
Et erat patens.
Oct. 4.
Westminster.
To the farmer, bailiff, collector or other the king's minister of the manor of Kyngesthorp co. Norhampton for the time being. Order, notwithstanding the preference etc., to pay to the said John and Isabel during the said Isabel's life 20l. a year, and to pay them the arrears for Michaelmas term last; as King Richard II by letters patent, confirmed by the king 5 July 1 Henry V, granted to Isabel who was wife of John Pavle knight, whom John Seint Johan has now taken to wife, for her life 20l. a year of the issues and revenues of that manor. By K.
Et erat patens.
April 9.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of York for the time being. Order to pay to Edward now duke of York 66l. 13s. 4d. a year, and the arrears for Easter term last; as by writ of 28 September 3 Henry IV that king ordered William Hungate his escheator, in presence of Edward son and heir of Edmund duke of York or of his attorneys, to assign to Joan who was wife of the said Edmund dower of all his lands etc.; and that escheator being removed from office before the writ was executed, by another writ ordered Thomas Egmanton to assign her dower, with the issues thereof since the date aforesaid, and by virtue thereof the said Thomas did assign to her among other things 33l. 6s. 8d. a year as her dower of 100l. a year of the issues of that county whereof the duke died seised in fee tail; and upon the finding of an inquisition, taken before the said William, that by gift of King Richard II, confirmed by the late king, the said late duke at his death held 100l. a year of English money to be taken as aforesaid, to him and the heirs male of his body, the late king granted the said Edward to have livery of all castles, manors, lands etc. of his father which descended or ought to descend, revert or remain to him by inheritance according to certain inquisitions taken after the late duke's death, and the issues and profits thereof since 28 September aforesaid, except the castle and lordship of Rysyng co. Norffolk concerning which a plea between the king while prince and the said Edward was pending in chancery, and for a fine paid in the hanaper the homage and fealty of the said Edward, who was then in the late king's service in Aquitaine, were respited until his return to England, and that king commanded livery to be given him of the said lands, and the issues and profits thereof; and although by writ patent the late king ordered the sheriff of Yorkshire for the time being to pay him 100l. a year and the arrears since 28 September aforesaid, for that the said Edward gave up to him that writ to be cancelled, with assent of the now duke the late king willed that William de Wylughby knight deceased, who took to wife Joan who was wife of the late duke, and the said Joan should from the said date have 33l. 6s. 8d. a year of the said 100l. in name of her dower, notwithstanding that no assignment thereof was by the late escheator made or returned in chancery, and by another writ patent ordered the sheriff for the time being to pay them that yearly sum during her life and the arrears, the said assignment notwithstanding, with proviso that the same be deducted from the 100l. payable to the now duke and to his heirs aforesaid. By K.
Et erat patens.
Oct. 3.
Westminster.
To the abbot, prior and convent of St. Augustine Canterbury for the time being. Order, notwithstanding the preference of 10,000l. given to the king in the parliament lately holden at Westminster, to pay to Robert Shotesbroke the king's esquire during his life the 50 marks a year which they and their successors are bound to [pay] the king for the release made them by King Richard II of a greater sum which they used to render at every vacancy of the abbey, and to pay him the arrears thereof since 24 March 1 Henry V, on which date the king granted him the same for life.
Et erat patens.
Aug. 2.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Oxfordshire. Order to remove the king's hand and meddle no further with a messuage, land and rent in 'North Weston,' delivering to John Credy and Joan his wife any issues or money thereof taken; as the king has learned by inquisition, taken by the escheator, that by a writing indented, dated 'North Weston' Saturday after the Conception 13 Henry IV, Guy Catermayne deceased confirmed the estate and possession of John Credy, husband of Joan who was wife of Thomas Catermayns his father, and the said Joan for their lives and the life of the longest liver in the demesne lands of the third part of a messuage and one carucate of land there, and after by another writing indented, dated as aforesaid, granted and demised to John Credy for life and one year longer the other two thirds thereof, except the rents of tenants whatsoever to the said two thirds pertaining, with all suits, services, fines, amercements etc., and that the messuage, land and rent are held of Philip bishop of Lincoln by knight service.
Oct. 12.
Westminster.
To the collectors, farmers or occupiers of the subsidy and alnage of woollen cloth for sale within the city of Salisbury and county of Wiltesir for the time being. Order to pay to George Chadelyche 100 marks a year for life which the late king by letters patent, confirmed by the king, granted for life to the said George his knight of the issues and profits of the said subsidy and alnage, the preference of 10,000l. given to the king in the parliament last holden at Westminster notwithstanding. By K.
Et erat patens.