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Close Rolls, Henry V: September 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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September 1414

Membrane 16d.
Sept. 20.
Westminster.
Robert Stevene citizen and mercer of London to Simon Gaunstede clerk. Recognisance for 26l. 12s. 6d., to be levied etc. in Norffolk.
Condition, that he shall save the said Simon harmless toward Robert 'of the Hirun' for delivery of a bond whereby Richard Nicol and Thomas Nicol, both of Granteham co. Lincoln were bound in the above sum to the king and to John Bury and Roger Lughtburgh customers in the port of Lenne, which Robert 'of the Hirun' has delivered to the said Simon.
Thomas Hereyerd to Thomas Chaucer and Maud his wife, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manors of 'Estworldham' and 'Westworldham' co. Suthampton. Dated 26 September 2 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 27 September.
Oct. 1.
Westminster.
Robert Morton esquire to John Peryent esquire. Recognisance for 1,000 marks, to be levied etc. in Yorkshire.
Condition, that he shall save John Peryent harmless toward all men in respect of actions real and personal with William Burgh clerk rector of Ordeshale or any other concerning any feoffment, grant or demise of lands in England, or by reason of carrying away goods or chattels of the said Robert, quick or dead.
Sept. 26.
Westminster.
To H. archbishop of Canterbury. Summons to a parliament to be holden at Westminster on Monday after the octaves of St. Martin next, with the clause premunientes.
Like writs to H. archbishop of York, R. bishop of London, seventeen other bishops, and to the guardian of the spirituality of the bishopric of Coventry and Lichefeld.
[Report on Dignity of a Peer, iv. p. 823.]
To the abbot of Peterborough. Summons to the said parliament.
Like writs to the abbot of St. John Colcestre, 23 other abbots, the prior of Coventre and the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England.
[Ibid., p. 824.]
To Thomas duke of Clarence and earl of Albemarle. Summons to the said parliament.
Like writs to John duke of Bedford and earl of Kendale, Humphrey duke of Gloucester and earl of Pembroche, Edward duke of York, Richard earl of Cantebrigge, ten other earls, Edward Charleton of Powys and 27 others, including Master Thomas de la Warre.
[Ibid.]
To the sheriff of Kent. Order to cause proclamation to be made at the next county [court] of the day and place aforesaid, and to cause two knights of the shire, two citizens of every city, and two burgesses of every borough to be elected by those present at the proclamation, and to come to the said parliament. The king's will is that the sheriff be not elected, nor any other sheriff.
Like writs to the sheriffs throughout England, and to the chancellor in the county palatine of Lancastre.
[Ibid., p. 825.]
To the sheriffs of London. Like order, mutatis mutandis, for election of four citizens.
Like writs, mutatis mutandis, to the following:
The sheriffs of the city of York, for election of two citizens.
The sheriff of Newcastle upon Tyne, two burgesses.
The sheriffs of Norwich, two citizens.
The sheriffs of the city of Lincoln, two citizens.
[Ibid.]
To William Hankeforde the chief justice. Summons to the said parliament.
Like writs to Richard Norton chief justice of the Common Bench, and to seven others.
[Ibid.]
To the constable of Dovorre castle and warden of the Cinque Ports, or his lieutenant. Order to cause two barons of every port to be elected and come to the said parliament.
[Ibid., p. 826.]
To the sheriff of Bristol. Order to cause proclamation to be made in the next county court of the date and place aforesaid, and two men to be elected by those present at the proclamation as knights of the shire of Bristol and burgesses of the town and borough, and to cause them to come to the parliament; as among other liberties and quittances granted to the burgesses of Bristol by charters of former kings, confirmed by the king with the clause licet, it is granted that the town should only be charged to send to the parliaments of King Edward III and of his heirs two men, as used to be done before 8 August 47 Edward III, and that those men should be bound to answer in parliament for the shire, town and borough, both as knights of the shire and as burgesses, as in the charter of King Edward and in the king's confirmation thereof is contained.
Membrane 15d.
The king's will is that the sheriff be not elected, nor any other sheriff.
[Ibid.]
July 16.
Westminster.
Thomas Mansfelde, one of the clerks of the king's chapel within the household, is sent to the abbot of Coumbe, to take of that house for life such maintenance as John Halle deceased or any other before him had therein. By p.s. [274.]
Membrane 14d.
William Feveresham clerk, otherwise called William Everesham chaplain, to Richard Hokyngdoun, John Chaundeller clerks and John Bynham chaplain, their heirs and assigns. Charter of all lands, rents and services, commons, heriots, reliefs etc. in Bedyngton, Wodemersthorne and Kersalton and elsewhere in Surrey which he, with Robert Dokesworth now deceased and Thomas Pryntys citizen and 'fletcher' of London, had by feoffment of any person. Witnesses: Nicholas Carreu, Thomas Berewe, Ralph Codyngton, Thomas Heyton, Robert Nudegate, John Gilbert, Thomas Henlee. Dated Waleton co. Surrey, 22 July 2 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 24 July.
William Couele citizen and goldsmith of London to David Uske and Robert Beche clerks of London, their heirs, executors and assigns. Gift of all his goods and chattels in that city and elsewhere of whatsoever kind, quick and dead. Witnesses: John Bullur, John Draper, Richard Blake, John Cursun, John Braban. Dated London, 10 February 1 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 1 September this year.
William Acden, son and heir of Thomas Acden sometime of Wittesham co. Kent, to Richard atte Wode citizen and fishmonger of London and William Halyngherst of Canterbury, their heirs and assigns. Charter with warranty of all the lands, rents, reversions, services, woods etc. in the parishes of Wittesham, Stone and Ebenee or elsewhere in Kent which did or ought to descend to him after his father's death or by any other title. Witnesses: John Roos, William atte Grove, John Dobylle, John Davy, James Owlale, James Potyn, Stephen Dyve, John Bolney, Thomas Foule, John Foule, Thomas Rentham. Dated Wittesham, 15 February 14 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 27 September this year.
Sept. 28.
Westminster.
To the abbess and convent of Wiltone. Nomination of John Longville to receive the pension wherein by reason of the new creation of the abbess they are bound to one of the king's clerks, until by them provided with a benefice. By K.
Sept. 27.
Westminster.
Robert Metham esquire to Thomas Smyth and Richard Colman clerks. Recognisance for 4 marks, to be levied etc. in Yorkshire.
Membrane 13d.
Nicholas Slake rector of Croston co. Lancastre to William Locharde clerk, Richard Locharde, John Penne citizen and skinner of London and Christopher Tildeslee citizen and goldsmith of London. General release of all actions real and personal, all suits, plaints and demands. Dated 22 July 2 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment within the king's palace of Westminster 2 August before Simon Gaunstede clerk, by virtue of a dedimus potestatem which is on the chancery file for this year.
William Acden, son and heir of Thomas Acden and of Joan his wife sometime of Wittesham co. Kent, to Richard atte Wode citizen and fishmonger of London and William Halyngherst of Canterbury, their heirs and assigns. Charter with warranty of all the lands, rents, reversions and services, advowsons of churches, neifs, woods etc. in Pessemersshe, Pette, Iden, Bekley and Rye or elsewhere in Sussex which did or ought to descend to him after the death of his said father and mother or one of them. Witnesses: Thomas Longe, Robert Taillour, John Langport, William Langport, Stephen atte Wy, John Wylmote, John Dyve, Robert Dyve. Dated Sussex, 3 March 14 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in chancery at Westminster, 27 September this year.
William Burgh clerk, rector of Ordeshale and late rector of Babworth, and Robert Morton esquire to John Peryent esquire. General release of all actions real and personal for debt, account, trespass or other title or demand whatsoever. Witnesses: John Tibbay clerk, John Leventhorp, John Gerarde esquires, Robert Darcy, Robert Plays. Dated 25 June 2 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 1 October.
Aug. 18.
Westminster.
To the prior and convent of St. Bartholomew in Smythfelde London. Nomination of Thomas Cliff 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 p.s. [270.]