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Close Rolls, Henry VI: July 1436

Pages 26-28

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

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July 1436

Membrane 2.
July 6.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Notynghamshire and Derbyshire. Order to remove the king's hand and meddle no further with the manors, messuages, cottages, mills, lands and rents hereinafter mentioned, delivering to Margery late the wife of Ralph Makerell esquire any issues thereof taken; as the king has learned by divers inquisitions, taken by the escheator, that at his death the said Ralph held jointly with her a messuage, seven cottages, 30 acres of land and 10 acres of meadow in Carleton in Lyndryk co. Notyngham by gift of Walter Carleton, son and heir of Thomas Carleton of Lincoln, a capital messuage, a horse mill, 100 acres of land, 40 acres of meadow and 60s. of rent in Stretton and 'Fenton in le Clay' by gift of Richard Wentworth and Richard Hudson, a capital messuage, six cottages, 12 acres of land and 4 acres of meadow in Blyth, a messuage and 40 acres of land and meadow in Wodehous by gift of John Marschall canon of the cathedral church of Lincoln and Richard Tymburlande chaplain, the manor of Hayton, two messuages, five bovates of land and meadow and 4s. of rent in Misterton and Stokkyth, and two bovates of land and meadow in Walkryngham co. Notyngham by gift of Thomas Belwode and others to them and their heirs, the manor of Willesthorp, a capital messuage, twelve other messuages, a horse mill, twenty bovates of land and meadow and 70s. of rent in Braydeston, a messuage, ten bovates of land and meadow, 4s. of rent and a rent of two roses and one peppercorn there by gift of the said John Marshall and Richard Tymburlande, the manor of Stanton by Sandyacre called 'Davers maner' and the manor of Muskam co. Derby to them and their heirs, and that the premises are not held of the king.
To the escheator in Notynghamshire. Order to remove the king's hand etc. from the manor of Hoddesake, delivering to Gervase de Clifton knight any issues etc.; as the king has learned etc. that Ralph Makerell esquire held that manor by the courtesy of England after the death of Katherine his wife of the heritage of the said Gervase her son and heir, and that it is not held of the king.
To the escheator in Lincolnshire. Like order concerning the manors of Claypole called 'Crescy halle' and 'Doun halle,' not held of the king.
July 17.
Westminster.
To John Harwe surgeon. Appointment to hire six surgeons or barbers sufficiently instructed in that mistery wheresoever found in the city or suburb of London or in Suthwerke for such salary as may be agreed, by reason of the imminent daily peril by fortune of war to the king's lieges sailing in company of Humphrey duke of Gloucestre under his leadership to Calais for rescue and defence thereof, in order to relieve and aid them, and order to busy himself, and execute that commission; and writ of aid in his favour to the mayor and sheriffs of London and the sheriff of Surrey, to endure until the duke's return to England.
July 16.
Westminster.
Order to the sheriff of Berkshire for election of a verderer of Wyndesore forest instead of Thomas Bulloke, who is too much occupied with his own business to have leisure for exercise of that office.
July 10.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Somerset. Order to take the fealty of Agnes late the wife of Ralph Bret of Caundell Mersshe co. Dorset esquire, and to give her seisin of the chambers, messuage, cottage, lands etc. hereinafter mentioned; as it is found by inquisition, taken before William Bythemore late escheator, that John Warmylle at his death held two chambers and two thirds of a house called 'Shepehous' in Neuton Sermavyle for his life by demise of Henry Gilbert chaplain now deceased and William Lucton of Yevell yet living, and that the same are held in chief by the service of rendering 8d. a year for all service; and by another inquisition, taken before the escheator, it is found that he so held the said chambers etc. by demise to him and Margery his wife, now deceased, for their lives and the life of the longest liver, that the said Henry Gilberde and William Loketon without licence of the king granted the reversion of the same, by name of all their lands, rents, services and reversions as in houses, curtilages, gardens and closes, meadows, pastures, commons of pasture, stanks, stews, fisheries, watercourses, dovecotes, hays, ditches and garlic beds (halerettis, but subsequently allerectis) which after the death of the said John and Margery ought to revert to them, to the said Ralph and Agnes daughter of John and Margery and to the heirs of their bodies, and that in the life time of the grantors the said John and Margery attorned tenants to the said Ralph and Agnes; and by another inquisition, taken before the escheator, it is found that John Warmyll was seised of a messuage with curtilage and garden, a dovecote with curtilage, a cottage with garden, a toft with garden, the moiety of one carucate of land and 88 acres of pasture in Nyweton Sarmavile by Yevell which are held in chief, that by name of John Warmewelle son and heir of Roger Warmewelle he gave the same to Henry Gilberde chaplain and William Loketon of Yevell, their heirs and assigns, by name of all the lands, rents, services and reversions in Nywyeton Sermavyle by Yevell whereof the said Roger died seised, and which after his death descended to the said John by inheritance, as in houses etc. (as above), that those grantees after made a lease thereof to John Warmewelle and Margery his wife for their lives and the life of the longest liver, with reversion to the lessors, their heirs and assigns, that without licence of the king the lessors granted the said reversion to the said Ralph Bret and Agnes and to the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the said Agnes and to the heirs of her body, remainder to Richard Peny and Alice his wife, daughter of the said John and Margery, and to the heirs of their bodies, remainder to the said Alice and to the heirs of her body, remainder to the right heirs of John Warmewelle, their heirs and assigns, that the said John and Margery attorned tenants to the said Ralph and Agnes, and that the premises are held in chief by a rent of 6s. a year payable at Michaelmas for all services; and for a fine paid in the hanaper the king has pardoned the said trespasses, granting that the said Agnes may have the premises again, and hold the same to her and her heirs aforesaid without let.