Close Rolls, Henry V: June 1413

Pages 84-85

Calendar of Close Rolls, Henry V: Volume 1, 1413-1419. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1929.

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June 1413

June 18.
To the sheriffs of London. Order upon sight etc. to cause proclamation to be made of the king's grace and prolongation of time, giving notice to the lieges severally to sue for charters of pardon before Christmas next, if they shall think fit; as in the last parliament the king has pardoned and remitted to all of them all chattels of felons and fugitives not of record, all trespasses, negligences, misprisions and ignorances, all sale of woods within the bounds of his forests, all trespasses of vert and venison within the same and the purlieus thereof, all gifts, alienations and purchases of lands held in chief made without licence, any entrances upon their heritage after the death of ancestors without suing the same out of the king's hands by due process, alienations to mortmain without licence excepted, all fines for trespasses not adjudged, all concealments except those made by accountable officers of the king or of the late king, and all contempts committed before the date aforesaid, except those who were officers of the mint and ministers of the mistery of the money, coinage or exchange in the Tower and city of London and in Calais, so that they severally sue charters before Christmas; and the king's will is that it be brought to the knowledge of all of the said city, and of others concerned, that he has prolonged until Christmas this grace, and another grace of pardon for treasons, insurrections, rebellions and felonies dated 9 April last and after by the sheriffs proclaimed to last for a set time. By K.
Like writs to singular the sheriffs throughout England, and to the chancellor of the county palatine of Lancastre.