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Close Rolls, Henry VI: September 1435

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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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September 1435

Sept. 13.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Norffolk and Suffolk. Order, upon petition of John Moubray knight now duke of Norffolk, who is within age and in ward of the king, to give him livery of all castles, manors, lordships, lands, fee farms, annuities, rents, services, knights' fees, patronages of abbeys and priories, advowsons of churches, vicarages, chantries and chapels, views of frankpledge, courts, hundreds, offices, liberties, possessions etc. in the escheator's bailiwick; as his petition shews that he, being son and heir of John late duke of Norffolk, came of age on 12 September last, as by all offices and inquisitions taken by the escheators in divers counties of the realm and in the town of Calais may appear, that of his heritage he has but 200l. a year by grant of the king during his nonage whereon to live and maintain his estate and honour, and that the king has been contented for his marriage as he said, praying that better provision be made for maintenance of his estate; and in consideration thereof, and of his good service in the king's expedition for rescue and succour of Calais, by advice and assent of the council, and for a fine paid in the hanaper for respite of his homage and fealty until a day yet to come, the king has granted that on this instant 13 September he shall have livery of all castles, manors, lands etc. in England, Wales, the marches of Wales, Ireland and Calais specified in the said inquisitions and offices without further suit for proof of his age.
Like writs to the escheators in the following counties etc.:
Essex and Hertford.
Warrewyk and Leycester.
Cantebrigge and Huntingdon.
Bedford and Bukingham.
Surrey and Sussex.
Norhampton and Roteland.
Notyngham and Derby.
Kent and Middlesex.
Lincoln.
Oxford.
Worcester.
York.
Salop and the march of Wales adjacent.
Gloucester and the march of Wales adjacent.
Hereforde and the march of Wales adjacent.
Calais.
Also to Henry Frowyke mayor of the city of London and escheator therein.
Membrane 23d.
Sept. 6.
Wells.
John Palmer to John Vyell of Bristol the younger. Recognisance for 100l., to be levied in default of payment of his lands and chattels in the county of Bristol.
Condition, that before Easter next he shall render account before John Baroun and Walter Power of Bristol merchants, the auditors appointed with assent of the parties, to Richard Luttelton prior of St. Augustine Bristol and Joan who was wife of John Fyssher of Bristol, executors of John Fyssher, for the time that he was receiver in Bristol of the testator's merchandise and moneys, and shall perform all things by them found and adjudged thereupon; and if before Easter the auditors have not made an end thereof, he shall appear in chancery in the quinzaine of Easter.
Sept. 16.
Dogmersfield.
John Hertwelle the elder and John Hertwelle the younger to Alice who was wife of John Reynes knight. Recognisance for 500l., to be levied etc. in Bukinghamshire.
Condition, that they shall sue or cause to be sued no execution against her or others concerning any manors, lands etc. in the counties of Bedford, Bukingham, Suthampton, Leycester, Norhampton and Berkshire whereof she is seised, or others to her use, by virtue of the recognisance of statute staple for 1,000l. made to them by John Reynes, and that they shall both appear in person in chancery three weeks after Michaelmas next to answer touching what shall be laid against them.
Note, that they did both appear accordingly at that day.
Sept. 22.
Westminster.
John Lenynge of Lechard Mynstre co. Dorset 'yoman' to John Schocher. Recognisance for 20l., to be levied etc. in Dorset.
Condition, that he shall do or procure no hurt or harm to John Schocher.
Joan late the wife of William Estfelde of Tykhill in her widowhood to William Estfelde citizen and alderman of London and to his heirs. Release, for a sum of money beforehand paid, of all her dower in the lands of her husband within the parish of St. Mary Tykhill co. York, and of all lands, woods, rents and services etc. of her husband in Yorkshire, Notynghamshire and Derbyshire, except the manor of Stansall and lands, rents and services in Wadworth and Wolsyke whereof she is tenant for life with remainder to the said alderman. Witnesses: William Dawtre, William Thornehill, John Knyght, Geoffrey Feldynge, Roger Gerbray. Dated London, 6 October 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in chancery at Westminster, 7 October.
Thomas Kyllyngham citizen and 'peautrer' of London to Nicholas Yoo and Andrew Reynewelle citizens and drapers of London, their executors and assigns. Gift of all his goods and chattels quick and dead, moveable and immovable in the city of London and elsewhere within the realm, and all debts to him due. Dated London, 5 October 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 6 October.
Memorandum that this acknowledgment was taken by the chancellor.
Sept. 28.
Westminster.
To H. archbishop of Canterbury. Order, upon his allegiance, as he loves the king and the estate of the realm, and desires the honour and advantage of the church of England, for urgent business which concerns the same, before the quinzaine of Trinity next to summon a convocation of the province of Canterbury in the church of St. Paul London or elsewhere. By C.
[Report on Dignity of a Peer, iv. p. 891.]
Richard Bridbroke citizen and 'felmonger' of London to Nicholas Wymbyssh one of the masters of the chancery, Thomas Kynge citizen and 'habirdassher' of London, Thomas Brigge clerk of the chancery, Thomas Nyke citizen and 'iremonger' and Henry atte Wode 'wexchaundeler,' both of London, their heirs, executors and assigns. Gift with warranty of all his goods and chattels moveable and immovable, quick and dead in the city of London and elsewhere within the realm. Dated London, Michaelmas day 10 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 10 October this year.
Nicholas Fitz John 'gentilman' to William Nycoll burgess of Suthampton, his heirs and assigns. Charter indented with warranty of a yearly rent of 53s. 4d. to be taken of all his messuages, lands etc. in the parish of Chertesye co. Surrey, and he has put him in possession thereof by payment of 4d.; and because their seals are to many unknown they have procured the seal of the mayoralty of Suthampton to be hereto attached. Witnesses: Peter James mayor of Suthampton, William Sopere, Walter Fetplace, John Emory aldermen, William Marche, Robert Hovyngham bailiffs, John Cawse steward there, William Chamberleyn, John Estewelle, John Flemynge, John Payn. Dated Suthampton, 11 June 13 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 19 October this year.
Nov. 9.
Westminster.
Thomas Fetyplace esquire to Nicholas Wymbyssh clerk. Recognisance for 24l., to be levied etc. in Berkshire.
Membrane 22d.
Nicholas Fitz John 'gentilman' to William Nycholl burgess of Suthampton, Peter Osmonde, William Raveneston clerks, Robert Ovyngham burgess of Suthampton, Richard Stonharde of Fowy and William Rowe, both of Cornwall, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the whole manor of 'Southstoneham' co. Suthampton; and because his seal is to many unknown he has procured the seal of the mayoralty of Suthampton to be hereto attached. Witnesses: Peter Jamys mayor of Suthampton, William Soper, Walter Fetplace, John Emory aldermen, William Marche, Robert Hovyngham bailiffs, John Cawse steward of that town, William Chaumberleyn, John Estewelle, John Flemyng, John Payne. Dated Suthampton, 10 June 13 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 19 October, this year.