Close Rolls, Henry VI: March 1437

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Calendar of Close Rolls, Henry VI: Volume 3, 1435-1441. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1937.

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March 1437

March 13.
John Langport rector of Qwenton co. Bukingham to Adam Semy citizen and 'sherman' of London. Recognisance for 70l., to be levied etc. of his lands and chattels and church goods in Bukinghamshire.
April 1.
Merton priory.
To the abbot and convent of Abendoun. Order to take again their letters patent to Hugh Bigge the king's esquire concerning a corrody in that abbey which he has by grant of the king, to admit William Yorke the king's servant, groom of his cellar, and the said Hugh to their house, and minister to them such corrody for their lives and the life of the longest liver, making them other letters patent under the common seal of the house with mention of what they shall take, and writing again by the bearer what they will do; as the said Hugh is fully purposed to give up those letters to be cancelled, to the end that the said William and he may have that corrody, and in consideration of the good service of the said William the king has granted the same to them as aforesaid. By p.s. [3602.]
William Yetter to Thomas Croft, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of all the lands, rents and services called 'Crofteslonde.' Dated 5 May 15 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 5 May.
March 15.
Lambeth manor.
Henry Stokes is sent to brother Richard Poulay, representative of the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England and his proctor during his absence abroad, and to brother Thomas Chippenham master or warden of Chippenham co. Cantebrigge and his fellows the brethren there, to take for life such corrody or maintenance within that place as one named Gifforde deceased had within that house. By p.s. [3561.]