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Close Rolls, Henry VI: April 1437

Pages 115-117

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

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April 1437

April 15.
Westminster.
William Wassyngley of Craumfelde co. Bedford 'gentilman' to Henry de Lye. Recognisance for 40l., to be levied etc. in Bedfordshire.
Robert Weston, son and heir of William Weston of Surrey 'gentilman,' being lord of the manor of Clopham co. Surrey, to John Machoun citizen and butcher of London, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the whole field called the 'Wodefelde' to the said manor pertaining and in possession of the said John, which contains by estimation 300 acres of land, and lies between the woods of the said manor and of the manor of Stokwelle on one side and a way below the Hyde on the other, land and a wood of the abbot of Bermondseye at one head and 'Balamcroft' and the common of the manor of Clopham at the other, with all appurtenances, profits etc., reciting an indenture dated 20 January 13 Henry VI, whereby he made a lease thereof to the said John for nineteen years from Christmas day then next, subject to a yearly rent of one arrow doubly barbed, in English 'a brodehokedarwe' feathered with swansdown. Dated 16 November 15 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 19 April.
John Martyn, son and one of the executors of John Martyn one of the justices of the Common Bench, to James de Hopwode and William Norton, their heirs and assigns. Gift of all goods and chattels of his said father, and all others of the grantor's. Dated 11 November 15 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 30 April.
Membrane 12d.
Thomas Asshbourne citizen and 'botelmaker' of London to John Berston citizen of London, his executors and assigns. Gift with warranty of all his goods and chattels moveable and immovable, quick and dead, his property and debts in the city of London and elsewhere within the realm and over sea. Dated 12 December 15 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 22 April.
Henry Bradley chaplain and Henry Chaumbur to Ralph lord Cromwelle knight the treasurer, Nicholas Wymbyssh clerk, John Langholm, John Louthe, Thomas Frollesworth and Henry Thorp, their heirs and assigns. Charter, with warranty under pain of losing 100l., of all the messuages, lands, rents, reversions, services etc. in the town and territory of Louthe and elsewhere in Lincolnshire sometime of John Bradlay of Ratheby, which the grantors held jointly with others by gift of John de Thoresway chaplain. Witnesses: Robert Westmels, John Gaudeby, John Dey, Robert Caylesthorp, Ralph Caylesthorp, William Whilkesley, Richard Chapman. Dated Louthe, 21 April 15 Henry VI.
Henry Bradlay chaplain and Henry Chaumbur to Nicholas Burton and Thomas Bradlay. Letter of attorney, appointing them to give Ralph lord Cromwelle (and the others above named), or their attorney, seisin of all the messuages, lands etc. in Louthe and elsewhere in Lincolnshire which were of John Bradley of Ratheby deceased. Dated 21 April 15 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing charter and writing, 22 April.
Henry Budde citizen and vintner of London to John Gerlonde 'tymbermonger,' Richard Tyryngham vintner, citizens of London, and Sir Richard Selby clerk, their executors and assigns. Gift with warranty of all his goods and chattels moveable and immovable, quick and dead, his property and debts whatsoever in London and elsewhere within the realm or over sea. Witnesses: William Scarburgh, John Aleyn, John Stele vintners, John Wellys fishmonger and John Dunton, citizens of London. Dated London, 21 April 1437, 15 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 25 April.
Margaret who was wife of Nicholas Mongomery of Derbyshire knight the elder, being his executrix, and John Cursoun of Derbyshire esquire to Joan who was wife of John Brugge of Herefordshire 'gentilman,' John Dygas of Herefordshire 'gentilman' and Giles Brugge of Gloucestershire 'gentilman.' Receipt and acquittance of 40 marks, in full payment of a recognisance for 200 marks made in chancery 4 May 1 Henry VI by John Brugge to the said Nicholas and John Cursoun, and of another made the same day by the said John Brugge, John Dygas and Giles to the said Nicholas and John Cursoun, and release of all personal actions, claims and demands to this date. Dated 20 February 15 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment at Somersale co. Derby 4 April before Richard Byngham, by virtue of a dedimus potestatem which is on the chancery file for this year.
Richard Martyn, son and one of the executors of John Martyn of Cirencestre co. Gloucester, to William Prelate of Cirencestre and Agnes his wife, mother of the said Richard and executrix of the said John. Receipt and acquittance for 50l. 14s. 4¼d. in full of all moneys and goods to him due by bequest of his said father. Witnesses: William Chedwurth, John Austyn, John Barbour. Dated 30 April 15 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in chancery at Westminster, 1 May.
John Alampton and Thomas atte Wode chaplains to Isabel Tannere, sometime wife of Thomas Tannere burgess of Wells, and to her assigns. Charter of the three tenements with curtilages adjacent in Wells on the east side of 'Cuthbertysstrete' between a toft of the commonalty of Wells on the south and a toft of John atte Chapell of Henton by Woky on the north opposite the churchyard of St. Cuthbert, which the grantors had, with other lands, by feoffment of the said Isabel. Witnesses: Helbrand Elwelle then master of the town, Richard Settere, Richard Halle, Walter Dyere, Simon Bailyf, John Cursoun, John Godewyn. Dated Wells, the feast of the Invention of Holy Cross 10 Henry V.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in the house of the grantors within the Vicars' close in the city of Wells 4 April this year before John Storthwayte clerk, by virtue of a dedimus potestatem which is on the chancery file for the year.