Close Rolls, Henry V: July 1414

Pages 187-189

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.
Richard Alisaunder of Bristol to the king. Recognisance for 400l., to be levied etc. in the county of Bristol.
Condition, that he shall abide and perform the award of David Dudbroke and John Burton of Bristol merchants chosen on his behalf, and Robert Shypwarde and Thomas Fysshe of Bristol merchants on behalf of Thomas Yonge, to be made at Bristol concerning all actions, debates etc. between them, so that the same be made before the quinzaine of Michaelmas next; and if those arbitrators may not agree by that date, that he shall appear that day in chancery to do and receive what the court shall determine.
Memorandum that this recognisance was taken by the chancellor.
Geoffrey Swynborne to Richard Baynard and Joan his wife for their lives, with remainder to Robert Neuport, William Rokewode, John de Boys the younger, John Ewelle, Walter Gawtroun, John Bederden, Robert Warener and William Tasseburgh clerk, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manor of Hardeberghes co. Essex, whereof the said Richard and Joan are tenants for life by grant of John son of William Dorewarde, Clement Spice and Ralph Chamberleyn. Witnesses: William Marny knight, Robert Teye, John de Boys the elder, Roger Racham, John Marlere, John Thrustelford. Dated Messyng, the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr 2 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 12 July.
John Fyge and Thomas Wedemere of Bromele co. Kent to John Norbury esquire, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim of all the lands, rents and services in Sippenham, Leuesham and elsewhere in the parish of Leuesham co. Kent which were of John atte See the father deceased. Witnesses: Richard Rowe, Robert Alfrede, Robert Graunt, Thomas Rede, Edmund Gilbert. Dated 1 December 1 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 14 July this year.
Ralph Oudeby to John Hermesthorp his uncle, Thomas Melreche (sic), Richard Waltham, Stephen Ingelfet, William Kelet and John Ewer. Grant of a yearly rent of 40s. issuing from his manor of Hacomby co. Lincoln, during the life of Dame Agnes Oudeby his sister, a nun in Berkynge abbey. Dated Hacomby, 2 August 4 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment at London in the parish of St. Alban 22 March this year before Simon Gaunstede, by virtue of a dedimus potestatem which is on the chancery file for this year.
Robert Archer citizen and mercer of Winchester to Richard Harper citizen and mercer of London, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of a tenement in Northampton called the 'Blakehalle' with three cottages thereto attached in 'Swyndelstrete,' four cottages with gardens in 'Cowelane' and a tenement in 'Spicersrowe' opposite Allhallows church, all which the said Robert held in fee simple, and a tenement by the last mentioned, by him held of the prior and convent of St. Andrew Norhampton for the term of a hundred years and upwards; reciting a recognisance for 400l. by him made to Richard Harper 21 August 11 Henry IV before Richard Whityngton mayor of the staple of Westminster deputed to take recognisances for debts therein, by virtue whereof Richard Harper sued divers writs against him in divers counties to take his body and extend his lands and chattels, and on 22 November 14 Henry IV livery of the premises in Northampton was given to Richard Harper according to the statute, until he should be contented of that debt. Dated 12 July 2 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in chancery at Westminster, 20 July.
Membrane 17d.
July 20.
John Skipwith and John de Cotes esquires to Thomas Haweley knight, William Hilton esquire and Thomas Brunham. Recognisance for 200l., to be levied etc. in Lincolnshire.
Condition, that the said John and John and Thomas son and heir of Thomas Missenden shall abide the award of John de Flete chosen on their behalf and Richard de Beverley on behalf of Thomas Haweley and the others, or of other arbitrators of like estate, means and condition if they be not able to find leisure, concerning all disputes etc. which relate to the will of Thomas Missenden the father produced in chancery, and all other matters in regard to his will or any grants made by his assent and will of annuities or yearly rents to be taken of the manor of Helynge and other lands in Cotes and Aylesby to be declared on either side, the arbitration to begin on the morrow after the assizes next to be holden at Lincoln and to proceed as the arbitrators shall appoint until they be agreed, so that they agree before the Beheading of St. John Baptist next, and if that may not be, they shall fully report the points whereupon they may not agree to Richard de Norton chief justice of the Common Bench as umpire, and the said John, John and Thomas the son shall abide his award so that it be made before St. Martin in winter, and shall perform the same.
Thomas Haweley knight, William Hilton esquire and Thomas Brunham to John Skipwith and John de Cotes esquires. (Like) recognisance.
Condition (as above).
June 24.
To the sheriff of Notyngham. Order to cause a regard of Shirwode forest to be made according to the capitula following, so that the same be made before the Purification next.
William Feveresham clerk, otherwise called William Everesham chaplain, to William Asplioun and William Grene of Waleton. Letter of attorney, appointing them to deliver to Richard Hokyngton, John Chaundeller clerks and John Bynham chaplain seisin of all lands, rents, services, heriots, reliefs etc. in Bedyngton, Wodemersthorne and Kersalton co. Surrey which he, with Robert Dokesworth now deceased and Thomas Pryntys citizen and 'fleccher' of London had by feoffment of any person there and elsewhere in Surrey, according to his charter of feoffment to them, their heirs and assigns. Dated 22 July 2 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 24 July.