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Close Rolls, Henry V: May 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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May 1414

May 15.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas in respect of their demand upon John Riggewyn, son and heir of John Riggewyn deceased, and upon John de Leventhorp of Hertfordshire esquire and Robert Southwelle of Notynghamshire his mainpernors, to answer or account for the issues of a manor called Doos, messuages called Sotes, Grenons, Warynes, Riggewynes and Putmans, 200 acres of land, 30 acres of meadow, 60 acres of pasture and 40 acres of wood in Staundoun, taken into the late king's hand by Robert Wrytele his escheator in Hertfordshire, until debate shall be had in the king's court whether the same ought to pertain to the king or to John the son; as a plea concerning the premises is pending between them in chancery.
May 9.
Leicester.
To the escheator in Salop. Writ of supersedeas until Easter next in respect of a distress upon Thomas Lucy the king's knight for his homage, due for lands, rents, services and advowsons in Salop, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire which lately descended to him in right of Alice his wife by the death of Margery daughter and heir of William Huggeforde, and are held in chief by knight service; as he is so troubled with divers infirmities that he may not come in person to the king's presence to do his homage, as the king has learned. By p.s. [231.]
Like writs to the escheators in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire. By p.s. (the same writ).
Thomas son and heir of Robert Withernwyk of Claxby by Rasen to William de Lodyngton, his heirs and assigns. Charter of gift and quitclaim with warranty, for a sum of money beforehand paid, of the grantor's share in the advowson of the chapel or chantry of St. Andrew in the town of Bardenay. Dated Monday after Whitsuntide 2 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in chancery at Leycestre, 28 May.
May 5.
Leicester.
Thomas Mansfelde one of the clerks of the king's chapel is sent to the prior and convent of Luffelde, to take of that house for life such maintenance as Nicholas Ruthelande deceased or any other heretofore had therein. By p.s. [228.]
Membrane 23d.
John Norbury esquire to Henry Harburgh clerk and Salomon Fresthorp, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manor of Seyntwynnowe co. Cornwall and all lands in the parish of Seyntwynnowe, with woods, closes, fees, wards, marriages, rents, services, reversions etc. thereto pertaining. Witnesses: Thomas Cressy, John Eton, Thomas Denton, John Mayhewe, Richard Rowe. Dated 26 March 2 Henry V.
John Norbury esquire to Salomon Fresthorp, Thomas Denton, Nicholas Banastre and Richard Tyrell. Gift of all his moveable goods. Witnesses: Lewis Johan, Thomas Cressy, John Eton. Dated (as the last).
John Norbury esquire to Henry Harburgh clerk and Salomon Fresthorp, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of two thirds of the manor of Elmestede co. Essex, and of one third thereof which Alice who was wife of Thomas Maundeville holds in dower. Witnesses: Thomas Cressy, John Eton, Thomas Denton, John Mayhewe, Richard Rowe. Dated (as before).
John Norbury esquire to Salomon Fresthorp, Thomas Denton, Nicholas Banastre and Richard Tyrell, their executors and assigns. Gift of his estate in the sums hereinafter mentioned, until some heir of Alice daughter and heir of Richard de Sancto Mauro knight and Mary his wife shall come of age; reciting letters patent of 3 July 13 Henry IV, whereby that king confirmed divers gifts and grants for a sum of money made to John Norbury by Thomas de Lancastre steward of England, namely of all extents and sums then or after extended of all manors, lands, knights' fees and advowsons which came to that king's hands by death of the said Richard and Mary and by reason of the nonage of the said Alice, the ward whereof that king granted to Hugh Mortymer his esquire until the full age of the said Alice, and if she should die and her heir be within age until the full age of such heir, and so from heir to heir until one should come of age, rendering yearly at the exchequer the extent thereof, and of reversions which should fall in, and reciting that the same, and those which came to the late king's hands after the death of Ela mother of the said Richard, are extended at divers sums amounting to 214l. 16s. 8d. Dated (as before).
John Norbury esquire to Thomas Cressy and John Eton citizens and mercers of London. General release of all actions, suits, plaints and demands of John Norbury and of Dionysius Lopham clerk and Henry Somer by reason of a bond in 273l. 10s. to them given by the said mercers. Dated 27 March 2 Henry V.
John Norbury esquire to John Eton. General release in respect of (the above mentioned) bond. Dated 23 February 1 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing charters and writings at Grenewyche 28 March this year before Simon Gaunstede clerk, by virtue of writs of dedimus potestatem which are upon the chancery file for this year.
John Norbury esquire to Salomon Fresthorp, John Eton, Thomas Denton, Nicholas Banastre and Richard Tyrell, their heirs and assigns. Charter with warranty of all his lands, rents and services in 'Estgrenewiche,' Leuesham, Sippenham and elsewhere in Kent, except the alien priory of Grenewiche and Leuesham and all manors, lands, rents, services, rectories, liberties etc. to that priory belonging, and the keeping of the same. Witnesses: John Mayhewe, Richard Rowe, John Lane, John Fox, John Dey, Robert Adkok, Thomas Fayrewyn. Dated Grenewiche, 25 March 2 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment (as above), 31 March.
Nicholas Neweman, son of John Neweman late citizen of New Sarum, to Henry Somer and Katherine his wife, who was wife of John Neweman his father, and to the heirs and assigns of Henry Somer. Quitclaim with warranty of the messuage with garden adjacent, and with tenements and houses attached in the said city, situate in 'Carterestrete' between a shop of the said John on the south and shops late of Hugh Crane of Wynchester on the north, the same being now held by them in right of the said Katherine for her life as her free bench of her husband's lands in that city. Dated London, 26 March 2 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment at the abbey of Graces by the Tower of London 1 April before Simon Gaunstede clerk, by virtue of a dedimus potestatem which is on the chancery file for this year.
Membrane 22d.
May 24.
Leicester.
To the sheriffs of London. Order upon sight etc. to cause proclamation to be made, that all lieges who feel grievance or damage concerning attempts made by them of Brittany contrary to the truce between the king and John duke of Brittany shall hasten and take order in person or by attorneys or deputies to sail to Brittany in the company of John Colvylle the king's knight and Master Richard Hals his clerk, whom he has appointed to send over thither in order to obtain reformation thereof, when the king doubts not that justice will be done them. By K.
Like writs to the sheriffs of the following counties etc.:
Norffolk and Suffolk.
Kent.
York.
Sussex.
Suthampton.
Devon.
Bristol.
Cornwall.
Lincoln.
Newcastle upon Tyne.
Somerset and Dorset.
Also to the chancellor in the county palatine of Lancastre.
May 27.
Leicester.
To the prior and convent of Lenton. Nomination of Robert Allerton to receive the pension wherein by reason of the prior's new creation they are bound to one of the king's clerks, until by them provided with a benefice. By K.
June 8.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London and Middlesex. Order upon sight etc. to cause proclamation to be made and notice given of the king's present will, and that his lieges and subjects shall repair to the receipt of the exchequer at Westminster at the feast of Allhallows for payment of the sums hereinafter mentioned, if they shall think fit; as lately the king ordered the sheriffs to cause proclamation to be made in the city and suburbs and in the said county that, after 8 May last, all lieges to whom sums of money were due for any victuals of them taken for consumption of his household and any other property for his wardrobe while prince, and after he took upon him the governance of the realm up to the feast of St. George last, for which at that time they were not contented, should repair to the receipt aforesaid for payment, bringing with them all tallies, bills and evidences bearing witness thereof, and that between 8 May and Michaelmas next the king would take order for payment by the treasurer and others deputed for the purpose; but considering how that divers sums due to the captain, treasurer and hired soldiers of Calais for their wages, and for victuals etc. bought and purveyed for furnishing that town are in arrear, and willing that they shall have the preference, more especially as the town is known to be a great fortress, and situate upon the frontier of his enemies, the king has postponed payment to his said lieges until the feast of Allhallows. By K.
April 21.
Westminster.
Edmund Bys, John Blovylle 'stokfysshmongere,' Robert Coke 'glover' and John Sirre 'glover,' all of London, to the king. Recognisance for 100 marks, to be levied etc. in the city of London.
Condition, that Bertram Walcote shall abide the award of the mayor and twelve aldermen of London in respect of all actions, demands and plaints pending between him and Thomas Pyke and Peter Graunt, so that the same be made before Whitsuntide next.
June 12.
Westminster.
To Henry Fitz Hugh and John Rothenale knights, and to John Hals and John Barton the younger, all appointed to make inquisition in Lincolnshire, Notynghamshire and Derbyshire concerning all rebellions, insurrections, felonies, riots, unlawful assemblies and conventicles, misprisions, extortions, oppressions, confederacies, contempts, maintenances, champerties, ambidextries, trespasses etc. there committed. Writ of supersedeas omnino, for particular causes now moving the king, as concerns the county of Lincoln. By K.
John Fitz John of Schiryngton to John Olney of Weston, his heirs and assigns. Gift with warranty of a yearly rent of 26s. 8d. to be taken of all his lands in Shiryngton; and he has put John Olney in possession thereof by payment of 40d. in name of seisin. Witnesses: Walter Fitz Richard, John Lynforde, John Chubbenale, Henry Masoun, John Mulsho. Dated Schiryngton, 28 February 1 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in chancery at Westminster, 18 June this year.
John son and heir of Thomas Squyer of Holme in 'Spaldyngmore' to Isabel sometime wife of Gilbert de Lincoln of Blaktoft brother of the said John, and late the wife of Peter de Santon, her heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of all lands, rents and services of freeholders in Holme aforesaid, which the said Gilbert had by feoffment of the said John. Witnesses: Thomas de Santon mayor of York, William Wynkburne, Geoffrey Savage sheriffs of that city, William Rosselyn, Robert del Gare. Dated York, 17 April 2 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment at York 6 May before Walter Askham, by virtue of a dedimus potestatem which is on the chancery file for this year.
June 26.
Westminster.
Robert Morton esquire to John Peryent. Recognisance for 400l., to be levied etc. in Yorkshire.
Condition, that John Peryent, his heirs or assigns shall not be impleaded or troubled by Robert Morton his heirs, executors, assigns or feoffees, or by his ancestors, concerning lands, rents and services which in 6 Henry IV were of Robert Morton and were by him granted to John Peryent, so as to be condemned in any sum of gold or silver. Proviso that if they be impleaded or troubled so as to be condemned by judgment rendered without fraud or covin by reason of any feoffment made by Robert Morton or his ancestors, this recognisance shall remain in force.
Membrane 21d.
John Candeler, son and heir of William Candeler of Waldegrave and of Alice his wife, to Simon Cooke, son and heir of William Cooke of Waldegrave, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of all the lands of his said mother in Waldegrave, which came to him by inheritance after her death and whereof the said Simon is now in possession. Witnesses: John Weldoun, Augustine Kellynge, William Draughton, Thomas Hogge, John Douce. Dated Waldegrave, 11 June 2 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in chancery at Westminster, 12 June.
April 26.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London and Middlesex. Order upon sight etc. to cause proclamation to be made, that after 8 May next all his liege subjects to whom [are due] any sums of money for victuals taken for consumption of the king's household and other property for his wardrobe while he was prince and after he took upon him the governance of the realm up to the feast of St. George last, for which they are not yet contented, shall repair for payment to the receipt of the exchequer at Westminster, bringing with them all tallies, bills and evidences which witness the taking of the same, and the king shall take order for payment between that date and Michaelmas next by the treasurer and others by him deputed for the purpose; as in consideration that at the peril of his soul every christian is bound to pay his debts or content his creditors when he has the power, and in compassion for the poverty of great number of his said subjects, of his own motion the king's will is to take order for their payment. By K.
June 8.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Salop. Order upon sight etc. to cause proclamation to be made and notice given of the king's present will, and that his liege subjects to whom sums of money are due (as in the last) shall repair for payment to the receipt of the exchequer at Westminster at the feast of Allhallows next, if they think fit; as lately the king caused proclamation to be made (as above); but in consideration that sums due to the captain etc. (as before, p. 181.) By K.
Like writs to the sheriffs of the following counties:
Warrewyk and Leycester.
Oxford and Berkshire.
Stafford.
Bedford and Bukingham.
Cantebrigge and Huntingdon.
Norhampton.
Roteland.
Kent.
Surrey and Sussex.
Suthampton.
Wiltesir.
Essex and Hertford.
Gloucester.
Hereforde.
John Lawney citizen and grocer of London and Margaret his wife to Sir William Warde clerk, Robert Charyngworth, Nicholas Elyngham clerk and Ralph Toop citizen and grocer of London and their assigns. Demise during the said Margaret's life of the tenement in Thames street in the parish of St. Magnus by London bridge between the lane formerly called 'Stepheneslane' and now 'Chirchehawlane' on the east and a tenement of William Brampton deceased on the west and extending from Thames street towards the north to the churchyard of St. Magnus towards the south, which tenement the grantors had by demise of William Middilton citizen and grocer of London, by writing enrolled in the husting of London for common pleas holden on Monday after St. Dunstan 2 Henry V; William Crowmer being mayor of London, John Sutton and John Micholl sheriffs, and William Askham alderman of the ward. Witnesses: Nicholas Aghton, Edmund Bys, William Bryan, Stephen Barry, Richard Barry. Dated London, 20 May 2 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 15 June.
Robert Morton esquire to John Peryent esquire. General release of all actions real and personal by reason of debt, account, trespass etc. Witnesses: John Tibbay clerk, John Leventhorp, John Gerard esquires, Robert Darcy, Robert Plays. Dated 25 June 2 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 26 June.
Membrane 20d.
May 29.
Leicester.
To the chancellor in the county palatine of Lancaster. Writ de expensis for 14l. 8s. in favour of Ralph de Radclif and Nicholas Blundell, knights of the shire [at the parliament] summoned at Leycestre on 30 April last, namely, 4s. a day each for 36 days.
[Prynne, Parliamentary Writs, iv. p. 501.]
To the sheriff of Northumberland. (Like) writ for 16l. 8s. in favour of John Midelton knight and Robert Lysle for 41 days.
The following have like writs:
Cumberland. Robert de Louthre and William del Legh knights 16l. for 40 days.
Westmerland. Robert Manchelle and Richard de Wherton 16l. for 40 days.
Yorkshire. Alexander del Lounde knight 7l. 12s. for 38 days.
Lincolnshire. John Skypwyth and Thomas Cumberworth 13l. 12s. for 34 days.
Notynghamshire. Robert Plumpton knight and Henry de Sutton 12l. 16s. for 32 days.
Derbyshire. Philip Leche and Nicholas Moungomery the younger knights 12l. 16s. for 32 days.
Leycestershire. John Blaket and Thomas Assheby 12l. 16s. for 32 days.
Warwickshire. Robert Castell and Thomas Stafforde of Bagynton 12l. 16s. for 32 days.
Roteland. Roger Flore and Robert Browe 12l. 16s. for 32 days.
Norhamptonshire. Thomas Wydeville and Nicholas Merbury 12l. 16s. for 32 days.
Bedfordshire. Thomas Wauton and John Goldyngton 13l. 4s. for 33 days.
Bukinghamshire. John Barton the younger and Richard Wyot, 13l. 12s. for 34 days.
Cambridgeshire. Baldwin Seintgeorge knight and Nicholas Morys 13l. 4s. for 33 days.
Huntingdonshire. Roger Hunte and John Botiller 13l. 4s. for 33 days.
Norffolk. Robert Berneye and John Wynter 14l. 16s. for 37 days.
Suffolk. William Philip and Robert Corbet knights 14l. 8s. for 36 days.
Essex. William Coggeshale knight and John Dorewarde 14l. 8s. for 36 days.
Hertfordshire. John Hotot and William Flete 14l. 4s. (sic) for 36 days.
Middlesex. Simon Campe and Walter Grene 14l. 8s. for 36 days.
Kent. Thomas Clynton knight and John Darell 14l. 8s. for 36 days.
Surrey. John Bowet and John Clipsham 14l. 8s. for 36 days.
Sussex. William Brambelshete and Thomas Seyntcler 14l. 16s. for 37 days.
Oxfordshire. William Lyle and John Wilicotes 14l. for 35 days.
Berkshire. John Golofre and Edmund Sperssholt 14l. for 35 days.
Salop. David Holbache and John Wele 13l. 4s. for 33 days.
Staffordshire. John Meverell and William Walshale 12l. 16s. for 32 days.
Herefordshire. John Skydemore knight and John Russell 14l. for 35 days.
Gloucestershire. Robert Whityngton and John Grevelle 14l. for 35 days.
Worcestershire. William Beauchamp of Poywyke and John Beauchamp of Holt knights 13l. 12s. for 34 days.
Wiltesir. William Molyns and Walter Hungerford knights 14l. for 35 days.
The county of Suthampton. Walter Sandes knight and William Brokas 14l. 8s. for 36 days.
Somerset. John Tiptot and Hugh Lutterell knights 14l. 8s. for 36 days.
Dorset. Humphrey Stafford knight and William Filoll 14l. 8s. for 36 days.
Devon. Robert Cary and John Seyntaubyn 16l. for 40 days.
Cornwall. John Arundell knight and John Colshill 16l. 16s. for 42 days.
[Ibid.]
May 29.
Leicester.
To the sheriff of Bristol. (Like) writ in favour of Thomas Yong and John Spyne, knights of the shire and burgesses of the borough and town at the said parliament, for such wages as burgesses thereof used to have heretofore at the parliaments of former kings, namely for 36 days.
[Ibid., p. 504.]
May 29.
Leicester.
To the mayor and bailiffs of Oxford. (Like) writ for 6l. 16s. in favour of John Shawe and Walter Colet burgesses at the said parliament, namely 2s. a day each for 34 days.
The following have like writs:
Newcastle upon Tyne. William de Midelton and Robert Swynburne burgesses, 8l. for 40 days.
Warham. John Mayhew and Richard Byle burgesses 7l. 15s. (sic) for 37 days.
Redynges. John Hastynge and John Clerk burgesses 7l. for 35 days.
Hereforde. John Wilton and Richard Straunge citizens 7l. 4s. for 36 days.
Suthampton. Thomas Armorer and Thomas Marleburgh burgesses 7l. for 35 days.
Southwerk. John Wellys and John William burgesses 7l. for 35 days.
Exeter. John Wilforde and John Shaplegh the younger citizens 8l. for 40 days.
[Ibid., p. 505.]
Richard Harper citizen and mercer of London to Robert Archer citizen of Winchester. General release of all personal actions; and because his seal is to many unknown, he has procured the seal of the mayoralty of London to be attached by William Crowmere mayor. Dated London, 20 July 2 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 20 July.
Membrane 19d.
Robert Olyver esquire to William Hyde, his heirs and assigns. Gift with warranty of a yearly quit rent of 26s. 8d. to be taken of all the grantor's lands etc. in Hertfordshire; and in name of seisin he has attorned to the grantee by payment of 2d. Witnesses: Edward de Bensted knight, Robert Newport, John Hotoft, John Clerk of Erdeley, John Godarde, John Felawe, John Scot. Dated 1 July 2 Henry V.
Robert Olyver esquire to William Hyde, Elizabeth his wife, John Elmere clerk, William Symmes and William Picarde, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of all the lands etc. in Hertfordshire by them held jointly or severally. Witnesses (as the last). Dated 18 June 2 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing writings, 2 July.
William Urry, cousin and one of the heirs of Peter de Euercy, to Walter Pole knight, Elizabeth his wife and the heirs and assigns of the said Elizabeth. Quitclaim with warranty of lands etc. called 'Lamportescourt' in Styntescombe, Stancombe and Metesdone within the hundred and liberty of Berkeley co. Gloucester which were of Thomas de Euercy knight; and proviso that this warranty shall only bar William Urry and his heirs. Witnesses: Thomas Rugge esquire, John Skey of Nibbeley, Robert Oulepenne, Lawrence Juet, Richard Etton. Dated Saturday after St. Lucy 1 Henry V.
Vacated, because otherwise in the first year.
Ellis Lyuet knight to John Lawney clerk, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty, for 200l. beforehand paid to the said Ellis and to others in his name, of all the lands, woods, rents, reversions, services etc. in Ivecherche, Newecherche, Hope Allhallows, Broklonde, Brensete, Rokynge, Eastbregge, Bylsyngton or elsewhere in Kent in the said John's seisin, which he had by feoffment of the said Ellis. Dated 20 April 2 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment 27 April in the church of St. Martin le Grand London before William Cheyne, by virtue of a dedimus potestatem which is on the chancery file for this year.
Joan late the wife of John Corby of Little Weldoun esquire in her widowhood to William de Spoune clerk, his heirs and executors. Quitclaim of all lands, rents, services, woods etc. which were of her said husband in Great Weldoun, Little Weldoun, Brakkeley, Evenley and Whitfelde co. Norhampton, and the reversions of all tenants when they shall fall in. Dated London, 5 July 2 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in chancery at Westminster, 6 July.
Feb. 22.
Westminster.
John Clerk of Peston (sic) clerk of the crown in chancery, is sent to the abbot and convent of Meaux, to take of that house for life such maintenance as William Wyncelowe deceased had at the request of King Richard II.
Vacated, because otherwise in the first year.
John Halton esquire of Kent, John atte See son and heir of John atte See of Leuesham, John Shelle of Nocolte, John Wolverton of Southwerk, John Fyge and Thomas Wedemere of Bromele co. Kent to John Norbury esquire, his heirs and assigns. Grant of all the lands, rents and services in Leuesham and Sippenham and in the parish of Leuesham which John Halton had jointly with John atte See the father (now deceased) by feoffment of Ralph Stodey, and gave by his charter to John Norbury and Parnell his wife (now deceased) and to the heirs and assigns of John Norbury, by virtue whereof John Norbury is now seised of the same in fee simple; confirmation of his estate therein, and quitclaim of the same, with warranty by John atte See the son. Witnesses: Richard Rowe, Robert Alfrede, Robert Gaunt, Thomas Rede, Edmund Gilbert. Dated 1 December 1 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by John Fyge and Thomas Wedemere, 14 July this year.
Membrane 18d.
William lord Clynton and Say to Humphrey Stafforde knight, his executors or assigns. Grant with warranty of the manor of Berlynge co. Kent for five years, and as much longer as may enable him thereof to levy 200 marks which the said William has of him; in accordance with an indenture of 14 May 13 Henry IV made between the parties. Dated 6 July 2 Henry V. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 7 July.