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Close Rolls, Henry VI: February 1438

Pages 173-177

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

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February 1438

Feb. 10.
Westminster.
John Wylly of New Sarum co. Wiltesir 'marchant' to Nicholas Wymbysshe and Peter Fader clerks. Recognisance for 20l., to be levied etc. in Wiltesir.
Feb. 15.
Westminster.
William Lovell knight to John Cottesmore one of the justices of the Common Bench, Henry Langeley, Thomas Radclyffe, William Tresham and Thomas Byllyng. Recognisance for 1,000l., to be levied etc. in Oxfordshire.
John Aleyn citizen and mercer of London, son and heir of William Aleyn of Bradfelde co. Essex, and Elizabeth his wife (uxor) to John Baker, Robert Brooke, John Wodehous and Simon Baker of Dedham co. Essex and to the heirs of John Baker. Quitclaim with warranty of two crofts in Langham co. Essex called 'Snouteslande' containing 6 acres of land, and of 5 acres 1 rood of meadow in 'Northmede' and 'Estmede,' and 1½ acre called 'Snoutesmede' in 'Northmede' between the river bank and a meadow sometime of Peter Birchet, all which they had by his charter of feoffment enrolled in the Bench, roll 1 of charters and protections, Hilary term 16 Henry VI. Dated 22 February 16 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by John Aleyn, 4 March.
John Bisshop citizen and goldsmith of London to Robert Bottiller citizen and goldsmith of London and Robert Kent clerk, their executors and assigns. Gift with warranty of all his goods and chattels quick and dead, moveable and immovable, his property and debts in the city of London and elsewhere within the realm. Witnesses: John Pake, John Teukesbury, Thomas Swynesco, Henry Pole, Robert Kyngeston citizens of London. Dated London, 31 October 16 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 5 March.
Robert Douneham citizen and 'hatter' of London to Thomas Coldham citizen and dyer of London and Richard Bee, their executors and assigns. Gift of all his goods and chattels quick and dead within the realm. Dated London, 21 April 16 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 23 April.
May 22.
Westminster.
William Smyth of Ekyngton co. Derby to Thomas Kirkeby clerk. Recognisance for 60s., to be levied etc. in Derbyshire.
Membrane 11d.
Feb. 12.
Westminster.
To H. archbishop of Canterbury. 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 clergy of that province in the church of St. Paul London or elsewhere with all convenient speed for urgent business nearly concerning the king, realm and church.
Like writ to J. archbishop of York.
[Report on Dignity of a Peer, iv. p. 897.]
John Billesdoun citizen and draper of London to Robert Gairstange grocer and Nicholas Hony cordwainer citizens of London, their executors and assigns. Gift of all his goods, debts and chattels moveable and immovable, quick and dead without condition or account. Dated London, 1 October 16 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 28 February.
Miles Standissh citizen and grocer of London to William Hille clerk of the chancery, John Bridde, William Brakelay (Brakley) citizen and draper and Thomas Terell saddler citizen of London, their executors and assigns. Gift with warranty of all his goods and chattels moveable and immovable, quick and dead in London and elsewhere within the realm and over sea, and all debts to him due. Dated 14 May 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 15 March this year.
William atte Ende of Suthwerke co. Surrey 'cossour' to Thomas But of Suthwerke, his heirs, executors and assigns. Gift of all his goods and chattels moveable and immovable, quick and dead within the realm. Dated 7 May 16 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 8 May.
John Edlyngton chaplain to Thomas Pathe otherwise Heyrde his neif pertaining to his manor of Hyldyk, and to the issue of the said Thomas. Writing of manumission, reciting a charter whereby Richard Stevenson the elder merchant of Boston gave the said manor to the said John, and to John Rochefort knight, John Mers of Kyrton, William Michell of Fryskenay, John Slory of Sleforde, Thomas Claymonde of Hole, John Clerk and John Gosberkyrke, both of Boston merchants, all now deceased, their heirs and assigns. Witnesses: Richard Pynchebeke of Pynchebeke, Thomas Mers of Kyrton, Richard Welby of Multon, Thomas Welby of Pynchebeke, John Lowes of Boston. Dated 1 April 15 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 13 May this year.
Thomas Hamonde of 'Westmylle,' son and heir of John Hamonde son of Thomas Hamonde and of Katherine his wife daughter and heir of Edmund Snellynge, to John Abbot of 'Estwyke' co. Hertford. Quitclaim of all lands, rents and services in Sabrichesworth, 'Estwyke' and Wydeforde called Snellynges. Dated Sabrichesworth, 12 May 16 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 13 May.
Memorandum of a mainprise under a pain of 40l., made in chancery 13 May 16 Henry VI by Hugh Monyton of Hurst esquire, Roger Amondesham of Pykesley 'gentilman,' John Unet of Ledbury 'gentilman,' all co. Hereforde, and William Childe of Rasteley co. Gloucester 'gentilman' for John Pauncefot knight, and of an undertaking by him under a pain of 100l., that he shall do or procure no hurt or harm to Walter abbot of St. Augustine Bristol or any of the people.
Memorandum that the clause [interlined] 'or any of the people' was inserted by command of the bishop of Bath the chancellor, in presence of John Vampage.
Alice Corve widow, late the wife of John Corve, to Richard Andrewe, Henry Penwortham, John Estby clerks, Robert Dauvers and Thomas Haltheyne, their heirs and assigns. Charter of demise of the whole manor of Culworth, and all other lands, rents and services in Culworth, Crowelton and Coton which she held with her said husband. Witnesses: John Waget, Nicholas Walkeleyn, Thomas Somerton, Henry Frebody, Robert Bailly. Dated Culworth, 8 May 16 Henry VI.
Alice Corve (as above) to John Waser, John Wynde and John Phippis. Letter of attorney, appointing them to give Richard Andrewe (and the others above named) seisin of the manor of Culworth and lands etc. in Culworth, Crowelton and Coton. Dated (as the last).
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing charter and writing, 15 May.
Membrane 10d.
William Danby, son and heir of Thomas Danby, to William Ayscogh, John Laton, Richard Danby, Thomas Witham, Richard Weltden, Robert Birton and Robert Danby, their heirs and assigns. Charter with warranty of all lands of his father in Great Danby upon Wyske. Witnesses: Christopher Conyers, Christopher Boynton, Roger de Aske, Thomas Kirkeby clerk, Nicholas Girlyngton, Cuthbert Frank. Dated the feast of St. Peters Chair, 16 Henry VI.
William Danby (as above) to Thomas Danby chaplain and Nicholas Wolfe. Letter of attorney, appointing them to give William Ayscogh (and the others above named) seisin of all the lands of Thomas his father in Great Danby upon Wyske. Dated (as the last).
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing charter and writing, 22 February.
Francis Brownynge of Wynchilsee co. Sussex to John Ryngfelde, Clement Lyffyn and William Rerisby citizens and drapers of London, their executors and assigns. Gift of all his goods and chattels moveable and immovable, quick and dead, and his debts within the realm and elsewhere. Dated 26 April 16 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 29 April.
Stephen Frensshe and John Feryby to William Burgoigne, Thomas Wesynham and William Ludlowe, their heirs and assigns. Charter of the manor of Appilton co. Berkshire called Quarelstede, and all lands, rents, reversions and services which the said Stephen and John had jointly with Edmund Rede and Thomas Walshe, both now deceased, by feoffment of Thomas Wykeham of Oxfordshire knight and William Wykeham esquire his son. Witnesses: Thomas Chaucer, John Golafre esquires, John Shotesbroke. Dated Appulton, 15 November 11 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the said Stephen, 30 April this year.
Richard Stury knight, son of Robert Stury knight, to John Sturdis citizen and goldsmith of London, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manor of Bernewell co. North[ampton], and of all lands, rents and services, woods, hays, stanks, stews, homages, reliefs, escheats, reversions, villeins and all that goes with them in Bernewell late of Robert his father. Witnesses: John Sutton citizen and alderman of London, John Walsshe, Matthew Phelipps citizens and goldsmiths, Reynold Welham citizen and draper of London, Edmund Burdenall. Dated 1 October 16 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 5 May.
William London prior of the house or church of Holy Trinity Mychelham co. Sussex to John Mersshe of the parish of Erlyngton co. Sussex 'yoman.' General release of all actions, suits, plaints and demands real and personal. Dated 20 April 16 Henry VI.
William London (as above) to William Eulewyke of the parish of Erlyngton 'yoman' (Like) release. Dated (as the last).
William London (as before) to William Hore of the parish of Erlyngton 'yoman.' (Like) release. Dated (as before).
William London (as before) to Stephen Hunt of the parish of Erlyngton 'yoman.' (Like) release. Dated (as before).
[No acknowledgment.]
William Perot citizen and 'bladsmyth' of London to William Harecourte skinner and Henry Ersy 'corsour' citizens of London, their heirs, executors and assigns. Gift of all his goods, debts and chattels moveable and immovable, quick and dead. Dated 23 March 16 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 28 March.
Reynold William citizen and draper of London to John Scot clerk and Robert Elkyn citizen and 'bruer' of London, their executors and assigns. Gift with warranty of all his goods and chattels moveable and immovable, quick and dead in London and elsewhere within the realm, and all debts to him due. Dated London, 1 May 16 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 27 May.