Close Rolls, Henry VI: December 1436

Pages 105-106

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

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December 1436

Membrane 18d.
Dec. 10.
To H. archbishop of Canterbury. Summons to a parliament to be holden at Westminster 21 January next, with the clause premunientes; as for particular causes by advice of the council the king's will is that the parliament be there holden, although lately he appointed that it should be holden that day at Cantebrigge. By p.s.
Like writs to J. archbishop of York, R. bishop of London, sixteen other bishops including J. bishop of Bangor, and the guardians of the spiritualities respectively of the bishoprics of Lincoln and Ely during the vacancy of those sees.
[Report on Dignity of a Peer, iv. p. 895.]
To the abbot of Peterborough. Summons to the said parliament.
Like writs to the abbot of St. John Colcestre and 23 other abbots, the prior of Coventre and the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England.
To Humphrey duke of Gloucestre. Summons to the said parliament.
Like writs to John duke of Norffolk, Henry earl of Northumberland, six other earls, James Berkeley knight and 26 others, all styled chivaler except Ralph baron of Greystok and Henry Bourghchier, a word after the latter name being erased.
[Ibid., p. 896.]
To the sheriff of Bedford and Bukingham. Order, if knights, citizens and burgesses were elected according to the king's former writ, to give them notice to come to Westminster on the day previously named, and if not yet elected, to cause them to be elected and come thither at that day.
Like writs to singular the sheriffs throughout England.
To the sheriffs of London. Like order in regard to the citizens elected etc.
Like writs to the following:
The sheriffs of the city of York in regard to citizens.
The sheriff of Newcastle upon Tyne in regard to burgesses.
The sheriffs of Norwich in regard to citizens.
The sheriffs of the city of Lincoln in regard to citizens.
To the constable of Dovorre castle and warden of the Cinque Ports or his lieutenant. Like order, mutatis mutandis, in regard to barons of those ports.
[Ibid., p. 897.]
To the chancellor in the county palatine of Lancastre. Order by writ under the county seal to give command to the sheriff as above, mutatis mutandis.