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Close Rolls, Henry V: February 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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February 1414

Feb. 15.
Westminster.
To William Crowemere mayor of London. Order by mainprise of Lewis John and Thomas Walsyngham of London to deliver by indentures made with the captors to Laurence de Platea divers goods of his taken by Dru Barantyn, William Walderne, Walter Cotton, William Reynwelle (John Reynewelle) and William Flete by colour of a marque to them granted concerning goods of the Genoese and their factors, or the value thereof if they exist not; as the said Lewis and Thomas have mainperned in chancery under a pain of 400l. that he shall deliver the same again to the captors, or the value thereof, if before the feast of St. John Baptist next they may prove that the same are goods of the Genoese etc., bought and purveyed to their use.
Vacated, because otherwise below.
Feb. 15.
Westminster.
To William Crowemere mayor of London. Order (as above), under a pain of 400l., to deliver etc. divers goods, namely ten cloths and a half and 5 yards of scarlet, one cloth of 'sangwyn' with grain, nine cloths 8 yards of white cloth, four cloths of the colour called 'incarnacioun,' two cloths 17 yards of black of lyre, one cloth of other black, four cloths of plunket, eight cloths 32 yards of blue, five cloths 22 yards of 'moustredevilers,' two cloths 28 yards of green, one cloth of red, two cloths of blue 'medle,' 6 yards of 'medle' with grain, 13 yards of another 'medle' without grain, and one 'sarplere,' price 486l., taken by Dru Barantyn etc. and other their fellows, merchants of London, by colour etc. (as above), or the value thereof, giving notice in chancery under his seal on Thursday before the Annunciation next how he has executed this command, and sending again this writ; as the said Lewis and Thomas have mainperned etc., if etc. the said captors and their fellows may prove in chancery at the discretion of the chancellor for the time being that the goods so taken ought by virtue of the said marque to be taken and held to the use of the merchants of London.
Cancelled by command of the chancellor, because the parties are agreed, as they have borne witness before him in chancery by word of mouth.
March 16.
Westminster.
To Robert James escheator in Oxfordshire. Order to take the fealties of John Golafre, Robert James and William Beeke, and to give them livery of the manors of Hogenorton and Cudlyngton; as it is found by inquisition, taken by the escheator, that Elizabeth who was wife of Philip de la Vache knight at her death held no lands in that county in her demesne as of fee nor in service, but held those manors for life in chief by the service of one knight's fee with reversion to the said John, Robert and William, their heirs and assigns, and that they have the reversion of the manor of Hogenorton by grant of Edmund Hampden, and of the manor of Cudlyngton by grant of John Dabrygcourt knight, John atte Hide, John Estbury and William Broun, made with licence of the king; and further by letters patent the king has granted them power to enter and hold the same to them and their heirs, and for 20s. paid in the hanaper of chancery has respited their homage until Whitsuntide next.
Membrane 1.
Jan. 13.
Westminster.
To John earl marshal and his representative. Order to deliver by indentures to the sheriffs of London Robert Harle esquire, Richard Cayfoet, Walter Gilberd chaplain, John Weverlande 'wever,' Henry Corbrigg, John Faryngdoun clerk, Richard Morle, William Reyneham, John Jolyf the elder, John Jolyf the younger, Thomas Smalcoumbe, John Willy, John Maysham, John Walter, John Gambone, Luke Gregorye, John Wynchestre, Geoffrey Hartham, Peter Cliffton, John Savage, John Hille, Richard Bodnore, John Fynche, Howell ap David, John Sutton, Thomas Bryd, Thomas Kent, John Harwode, Richard Tournour, William Bryd, Walter Yonger, Roger Bendevile, Thomas Pyer, William Scot, Nicholas Gilberd, John Fletcher, Henry Fullere and John Burgate, who are imprisoned in his custody by command of the king, to be dealt with as the sheriffs shall be directed on the king's behalf. By K.
Feb. 4.
Westminster.
To the keeper of the marshalsea prison of the household. Order by mainprise of Walter Pygeoun of Hertfordshire, William Smyth of London 'bocher,' Robert Wyxton 'fysshemonger' and Ralph Morham 'cosour,' both of London, to set free John Legge of Iseldoun taken and imprisoned by command of the king; as they have mainperned body for body and under a pain of 40l. to have him before the king and council upon warning received, to answer touching what shall be laid against him. By K.
To the same Like order, by mainprise of John Godeman 'cordewaner,' Stephen Grove 'bruer,' John Ryche 'taillour' and William Peper 'skynner,' all of London, in favour of David Clerke. By K.
Feb. 15.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Dorset. Order to remove the king's hand and meddle no further with 3 acres of meadow at Stratforde within the manor of Cherdestoke, delivering to Florence late the wife of Nicholas Herle any issues thereof taken; as the king has learned by inquisition, taken by the escheator, that at his death the said Nicholas held that meadow as jointly enfeoffed with her by feoffment of John Mouthecombe and John Russell chaplain to the said Nicholas and Florence, by name of Florence Broun, and to the heirs of their bodies, by name of all the meadow at Stratforde in the said manor, and that it is held of another than the king.
To the escheator in Devon. Like order concerning a messuage and two ferlings of land in Brounscombe, whereof they were enfeoffed by name of all messuages and lands in Brounscombe and the 'Castelorcharde' in 'Est Membury.'
Feb. 14.
Westminster.
Order to the sheriff of Surrey for election of a coroner instead of Thomas Stoghton, who is too sick and aged to travail in exercise of that office.
Feb. 9.
Westminster.
To the keeper of the marshalsea prison of the household. Order by mainprise of Henry Garnoun 'sadeler,' Richard Yonglynge 'skynner,' both of London, Richard Northwalde of Norffolk and John Notte of Essex to set free Peter Walbere taken and imprisoned by command of the king; as they have mainperned in chancery body for body and under a pain of 40l. to have him before the king and council upon warning received, in order to answer touching what shall be laid against him. By K.