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Close Rolls, Henry V: July 1413

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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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July 1413

July 20.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Suffolk. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Nicholas Losey 'cordewaner,' William Halton 'draper,' John Wyske 'pybaker' and John Jordayn 'cordewaner,' all of London, in favour of John Clarewe and Joan his wife at suit of Matthew Jacob and John Spicer of Sudbury.
July 16.
Westminster.
To the guardians of the peace in Bedfordshire, and to the sheriff. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of William atte Wode of Rygemonde, John Bordell of Mylton, Andrew Taillour of Rygemonde, all of Bedfordshire, and John Rygges of Warrewyk 'dyer,' in favour of John Frebarne and Andrew Souter of Sondoun at suit of Richard Bretoun and John Longe.
July 16.
Westminster.
To the mayor and sheriffs of London. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of William Chapman 'fysshemonger,' Thomas Godefray 'carpenter,' both of London, Geoffrey atte Nasshe of Frome in Sellewode co. Somerset and John Gawedeby of Castell Combe co. Wiltesir, in favour of Peter Porter and Robert Hale at suit of Michael Webbe of Bedfordshire.
July 7.
Westminster.
To the guardians of the peace in Cornwall, and to the sheriff. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Henry Erisy, Adam Vyvian, John Lawyer and Richard Tretharapp, all of Cornwall, in favour of Walter Yonga and Hugh Watta at suit of any of the people.
To the sheriff of Kent. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of John Pascowe 'carpenter,' John Payn 'carpenter,' Richard Horshill 'grocer' and Nicholas Tame 'skynner,' all of London, in favour of Richard Wygan at suit of John Richarde and John Costarde.
July 13.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of John Pyrye, Thomas Gace 'skynner,' Thomas Alderwyche 'skynner,' John Stokes 'skynner' and Richard Duke 'skynner,' all of London, in favour of William Forster of London 'skynner' at suit of William Bysmere of London 'goldsmyth.'
July 8.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of William Fynderne of Essex, Thomas Glen, Thomas Baret and William Melbourne, all of Derbyshire, in favour of Thomas Belebouche and Robert Belebouche at suit of Thomas Wotton of London 'corcer.'
July 14.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of William of Middlesex (sic) 'patynmaker,' Thomas Hore 'bocher,' William Bagger 'cordwaner' and Richard Archesdale 'tayllour,' all of Middlesex, in favour of John Lewys at suit of Robert Storke and John Seman 'clerke.'
June 30.
Westminster.
To the guardians of the peace in Gloucestershire, and to the sheriff. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Thomas Bristowe 'mercer,' Thomas Teukesbury 'drover,' both of Coventre, William Dovorre of Dovorre co. Kent and Nicholas Clynt of London, in favour of Thomas Leukenore and William Leukenore at suit of John Wynselade of Gloucestershire or any of the people.
Membrane 28d.
May 25.
Westminster.
Thomas Newenham to John Everdoun rector of Twyforde and John Everdoun rector of Yesthampstede. Recognisance for 106l. 13s. 4d., to be levied etc. in Middlesex.
Condition, that William Freman, Henry Freman and Thomas Newenham and their heirs shall make no sale or waste of houses, and no cutting or sale of woods upon the lands which they have in the parish of Willesdoun co. Middlesex by feoffment of the said John and John within six years from Michaelmas next, save wood to the value of 10 marks, that without licence or assent of the said John and John or one of them, their executors, heirs or assigns, they shall make no lease, alienation or release, suffer no recovery thereof by their covin or assent, and make no recognisance within the said term by virtue whereof the premises may be put in execution. French.
May 12.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Bukingham. Order to give notice to Philip bishop of Lincoln to be in chancery in the octaves of Trinity next in order to shew cause wherefore there ought not to be a stay pending the appeal of William Cleve chaplain, parson of Muresle of his diocese, and writ of supersedeas by mainprise of Henry Andrewe of Essex, Robert Smalley of Derbyshire, John Catevan of the county of Suthampton and Bartholomew Byllyngdoun of London 'goldsmyth'; as at the request of the bishop, signifying that by his authority as ordinary the said parson was excommunicated for contumacy, neither would he be justified by censure of the church, the king ordered the sheriff to justify him by his body until he should content holy church for his contempt and wrongdoing; but he has appealed to the papal see and for protection of the court of Canterbury, and the king has given him the day aforesaid; and Henry Andrewe and the others have mainperned in chancery to have him there at that day, and that he shall prosecute his appeal, and the appellant has undertaken to appear and to prosecute the same.
John Grene, son of Thomas Grene the elder of Coventre, to Nicholas Assheburne merchant of Coventre, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of a capital messuage situate at the broad gate in Coventre, and of a tavern, two shops thereupon built and four solars above the shops, all to the said messuage annexed, which the said Nicholas jointly with Hugh Rygele of Coventre has by charters of fee simple by feoffment of Thomas Grene the father, and Hugh Rygele after made a release thereof to the said Nicholas, his heirs and assigns. Dated Norhampton, Friday after the Epiphany 12 Henry IV. Witnesses: John Spryng mayor of Norhampton, Roger Maltman and John Gryme bailiffs, John Horewelle chaplain, Richard Wemmys of Norhampton 'mercer,' Richard Assheburne 'glover,' John Bernhille clerk.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 27 June this year.
June 30.
Westminster.
Roger Hampton clerk parson of Hoghton to John Candelesby clerk. Recognisance for 100l., to be levied etc. in the county of Suthampton.
June 30.
Westminster.
Geoffrey Loney to Master Ralph Grenehurst. Recognisance for 40l., to be levied etc. in the city of London.
Condition, that he shall speak no scandalous or defamatory words within the city or elsewhere concerning Thomas Fauconer citizen and alderman of London, present or absent.
July 1.
Westminster.
Thomas Newenham to John Everdoun rector of Twyforde and John Everdoun rector of Yesthampstede. Recognisance (as above, last page).
Condition (as above, but the parish of Willesdoun is omitted, and the term is now) six years and a quarter from this date. French.
John Herun clerk to Nicholas Kynbell and his heirs. Quitclaim of all manors, lands, fees, advowsons, possessions and reversions which John Herun with others had by grant of King Richard II, except the manor of Gildenemoordoun and lands in Moordoun aforesaid. Dated Saturday after Ascension day 1 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment at Gippewich on Saturday the even of Trinity before James Andrewe, by virtue of a dedimus potestatem which is on the chancery file for this year.
John Berkhamstede and Thomas Rous clerks, tenants and owners of the manor of Whytehalle co. Essex, to Richard fitz Nichole of Halstede and Alice his wife and to the heirs of their bodies. Indenture of gift of a yearly rent of 40 marks, in case in time to come Robert Blosme or the heirs of his body shall make any sale or alienation in fee of the said manor or any parcel thereof whereby the estate which the said Robert shall have therein to him and the heirs of his body by grant of the said clerks is like to be interrupted; and power to the grantees to distrain for the said rent by all goods, cattle and chattels found upon the manor, and the grantors have delivered to them 12d. in name of seisin. Witnesses: John son of William Doreward, John his son, Robert Rykedoun. Dated Bockyng, 1 May 12 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment at Halstede 27 June this year before the prior of Colne, by virtue of a dedimus potestatem which is on the chancery file for this year.
Membrane 27d.
June 9.
Westminster.
To H. archbishop of York. Request and order upon his allegiance, as he loves the king and the estate of the realm, and desires the honour and advantage of the church, to summon a convocation of the province of York in the cathedral church of St. Peter York or elsewhere before the feast of St. Peter's Chains next. By K.
[Report on Dignity of a Peer, iv. p. 818.]
Thomas Dengayne to Nicholas Kynbell and his heirs. Quitclaim of all manors, lands, fees, advowsons, possessions and reversions which Thomas Dengayne with others had by grant of King Richard II, except the manor of Gildenemoordoun and lands in Moordoun aforesaid. Dated Saturday after Ascension day 1 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in the chapter house of Bernewelle priory on Tuesday after Trinity before the prior of Bernewelle, by virtue of a dedimus potestatem which is on the chancery file for this year.
Membrane 26d.
July 17.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas in favour of Richard Sewale 'cordewaner,' and order by mainprise of Robert Gyles 'brewer,' William Petull 'cordewaner,' William Bynnecote 'peutrer,' all of London, and Robert Kendall 'armurer' to set him free, if taken at suit of Richard Spenser for render of chattels to the value of 100s.
July 15.
Westminster.
To the same. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of William Forster of London 'vynter,' John Gaudeby of Wiltesir, Peter Porter and William Ferrers, both of London, in favour of Robert Hale at suit of Joan Swettenham.
July 17.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Bukingham. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Henry Gery of Ovyng co. Bukingham, Richard Bovynton of the parish of Allhallows 'Bredstrete' London 'skynner,' Edmund Hamelyn of the parish of St. Albans 'skynner' and John Stele of the parish of St. Brides 'hosteler,' both of London, in favour of John atte Water of Whitchirche the younger and Lettice his wife at suit of William Gobwey of Whitchirche and Alice his wife for a trespass against the said Alice.
July 22.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Kent. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of John Gogge 'bruer,' John Farnburgh 'fysshmonger,' Walter Holtye 'masoun' and Roger Wythemey 'wodmonger,' all of London, in favour of Simon Sleghe of Madeston at suit of John Petygo for trespass.
July 14.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Norhampton. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of John Bernard, William Martyn clerk and Thomas Siresham, all of Norhamptonshire, and John Cotyngham of Yorkshire, in favour of William Bedford and Robert Praty, both of Abyndoun, at suit of William Clerk and William Russheden bailiffs of Norhampton.
July 18.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of Oxford. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Richard Milton of Oxfordshire, John Freynshe of Middlesex, Henry Symond and Thomas Chaundeler, both of London, in favour of Thomas Pytman, William Knyfe, William Shepherd, William Thetcher and William Bartelot at suit of John Golafre.
July 25.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Berkshire. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Thomas Marchaunt of Berkshire, John Raunston, Thomas Passeware and William Belchambre of the county of Suthampton, in favour of John White clerk at suit of Roger Bosse.
Aug. 28.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Hertford. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of John Hede of London 'ferrour,' William Sly, Richard Forde and John Bowyer of Aldenham co. Hertford, in favour of Robert Gibbe of Aldenham at suit of Richard Hede 'ferrour.'
June 18.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Middlesex. [Writ (fn. 1) of supersedeas], by mainprise of Richard Parnant 'taillour,' John Dewers 'brewer,' Richard White 'masoun,' all of London, and David Emonde of Middlesex 'brewer,' in favour of David Clere at suit of Philip Dowe averring threats.
July 5.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas omnino, and order by mainprise of Richard Germayne 'brewer,' Thomas Bradley, Richard Bygenell 'taillour,' all of London, and Richard Walhulle of Notynghamshire to set free Cicely Sparowe, if taken at suit of Thomas Spencer of London averring threats.
June 30.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Hertford. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Stephen Loudoun, John Rowedoun, Thomas Clerc and William Frankeleyn of Surrey, in favour of John Fayrefaxe and John Hawe, both of Bayforde, at suit of William Herberger of Hertfordshire.
Membrane 25d.
William abbot of Westminster, the prior and convent to William Bulkere chaplain of a perpetual chantry in the chapel of St. John Baptist, St. Lawrence and St. Anne in the town or hamlet of Knolle co. Warrewyk and to his successors. Indenture tripartite, made in full chapter house of their free and deliberate will, for 300 marks in hand to them paid by Master Walter Cooke canon of the cathedral church of Lincoln to relief of the monastery, for the right of patronage of the said chantry by him new founded with licence of the king and the abbey, which right he has granted to them and their successors to the advantage of the portion of the prior and convent, and for the profits and emoluments which thereby may fall to them and their successors in time to come, after canonical treaty and deliberation had, being the grant of a yearly rent of 10 marks quit rent to be taken of their manor of Knolle to whose hands soever it shall come, with power to distrain thereupon if the same be fifteen days in arrear, and if sixteen days the chaplain and his successors shall levy of the said manor 20s. in addition, and distrain for the same; and for their greater security bond in 100s. payable as often as they shall be hindered or troubled touching such distress or levy by the grantors, their successors or attorney, by any farmer or occupier of the manor by authority of the grantors or their successors, or by any other person in their name, and warranty both of the rent and of the said 20s.; and for fuller affirmation of his right they have put the said William in possession thereof by payment of 2d. Dated, so far as the grantors are concerned, in the chapter house Westminster, 11 August 1404, 5 Henry IV.
Memorandum of acknowledgment at Westminster on Friday the feast of the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr this year before John Walsshe, by virtue of a dedimus potestatem which is on the chancery file for this year.
July 2.
Westminster.
To the abbot and convent of Bermondesey. Nomination of Master Nicholas Colnet the king's clerk and serjeant, his physician, to receive the pension wherein by reason of the abbot's new creation they are bound to one of the king's clerks, until by them provided with a benefice. By p.s. [62.]
Thomas Abenell of Lynne to Richard Gabryelle clerk, John Hals and John Osebarne clerk, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim of the whole tenement, and the shops and garden adjacent in Holborne in the suburb of London late of John Elyngham serjeant at arms. Dated 10 July 1 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment at Wymondham co. Norffolk 20 July before Richard Norton, by virtue of a dedimus potestatem which is on the chancery file for this year.
Membrane 24d.
July 1.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas omnino, by mainprise of John Bathe 'wolmonger,' Richard Bouenton 'skynner,' both of London, Richard Sutton of Middlesex and Thomas Loche of London 'fyssmonger' and upon their own undertaking, in respect of taking of John Bayly 'patynmaker' and Thomas Berkynge any security for keeping the peace at suit of Simon Abbot clerk or any other of the people, and order to set them free, if taken.
(fn. 2)
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Sussex. Order to give notice to Robert bishop of Cicestre to be in chancery in the octaves of Michaelmas next in order to shew cause wherefore there ought not to be a stay pending the appeal of John Grygge the elder, John Grygge the younger, William Gardener and Henry Clyfton of Erlyngton of his diocese, writ of supersedeas, and order by mainprise of Thomas Grene and Thomas Broughton of Yorkshire, Thomas Beton and John Sleghterforde of Sussex to set the appellants free, if taken; as at the request of the bishop, signifying that by his authority as ordinary the apellants were excommunicated for contumacy, neither would they be justified by censure of the church, the king ordered the sheriff to justify them by their bodies until they should content holy church for their contempt and wrongdoing; but they have appealed to the court of Canterbury, and the king has given them the day aforesaid; and Thomas Grene and the others have mainperned in chancery to have them there at that day, and that they shall prosecute their appeal.
Aug. 10.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of York. Like writ, mutatis mutandis, by mainprise of Thomas West knight, John Swan parson of Welford co. Berkshire, Lambert Makeney of Oxfordshire esquire and Peter Swan of Kyngeston upon Hull, in favour of Thomas Swan of Kyngeston upon Hull of the diocese of York upon his appeal to the papal see and for protection of the court of York against a sentence of Henry archbishop of York.
July 13.
Westminster.
To Thomas earl of Dorset admiral of England, or to his lieutenant. Writ of supersedeas in respect of any further process in the admiralty court by virtue of the writ hereinafter mentioned, and order to meddle no further therein until further order, although learning that divers ships and other vessels laded with wines of la Rochelle and other merchandise were by certain lieges taken at sea, and not within the corpus of any county, and brought to the port of Suthampton, wherefore the capture thereof ought to be debated and determined in the said court, the king lately commanded the admiral etc. to summon before him the complainants and others whom he should think fit, to hear arguments on either side, and to deal as ought to be done according to law and the custom of that court, any arrest made by virtue of any letters of the king notwithstanding; as divers controversies concerning the said ships, wine etc. have arisen between the said lieges, the admiral and certain other lieges, and of his trust in the loyalty and discretion of Henry bishop of St. Davids, William Hankeforde and Master Ralph Grenehurst his clerk the king has appointed them, the said William being one, by all means they best can or may to take information and, if need be, make inquisition upon oath to whom the same now pertain and ought to pertain by reason of their capture, and to deliver them up to those to whom they pertain as by law required.
Membrane 23d.
July 18.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Middlesex. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Robert Hewet 'brewer,' John Kardyf 'hostiler,' Richard Ferrour and Nicholas Wodemanton 'cosour,' all of Middlesex, in favour of William Hoton who, with John Eccleston, was in the late king's time convicted by a jury of conspiracy and trespass; as by letters patent of 12 July last the king pardoned him for all manner of trespasses, negligences, misprisions and contempts by him committed before the first day of the last parliament, namely 15 May last, and remitted all fines not adjudged for trespasses.

Footnotes

  • 1. Incomplete, the operative clause being omitted.
  • 2. In margin: Date lacking.