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Close Rolls, Henry VI: November 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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November 1435

Nov. 11.
Westminster.
Theobald Georges knight to John Roger of Bryanston. Recognisance for 20 marks payable on Easter day next, to be levied etc. in Somerset.
The said Theobald to the said John. Like recognisance payable on Michaelmas day next.
The said Theobald to the said John. Like recognisance payable on Easter day 1437.
The said Theobald to the said John. Like recognisance payable on Michaelmas day 1437.
The said Theobald to the said John. Like recognisance payable on Easter day 1438.
Robert son and heir of Henry Brudenell, being cousin and heir of Edmund Brudenell brother of the said Henry, to Thomas Wandesforde, John Olney, Thomas Cokayne, Andrew Sperlynge and William Flete, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim of the manor of Bacheworth co. Hertford. Witnesses: Richard Hay, William Swanlonde esquires (scutiferis), John Wellys of Watforde, John Wykebourne, Andrew Ragon, John Revell, Thomas Haukewelle. Dated 28 June 12 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment at Oxford 8 November this year before John Cottesmore, by virtue of a dedimus potestatem which is on the chancery file for this year.
Membrane 21d.
Richard Lovelas citizen and mercer of London to William Lovelas of Merton, James Surynden and William Olyver citizens and mercers of London, their heirs and assigns. Gift of all his goods and chattels moveable and immovable within and without the realm, in Calais and other places over sea, and all debts to him due. Dated 19 April 13 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in chancery at Westminster, 12 November this year.
William Rous esquire to Thomas Elme rector of the house of Edyngdoun and the convent and to their successors. Quitclaim with warranty of all the lands, rents, reversions, services etc. which they have in Immer otherwise Hymbemer co. Wiltesir, and of 1lb. of pepper and all other services there which the said William demanded of them. Witnesses: Walter Hungerforde, Robert Hungerforde, Edmund Hungerforde knights, William Darell, Robert Longe, William Alisaundre, John Gyles, John Husiet, Robert Best. Dated Edyngton aforesaid, 14 November 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 15 November.
John Smethe chaplain to Alice who was wife of John Borlas of Borlas Vargh co. Cornwall. Release of all personal actions by virtue of a bond by her made to him and to Nicholas Carmynowe and John Croftowe. Dated 14 November 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 17 November.
Richard Quatermayns esquire, son of Joan who was wife of John Cridie, to Walter Hungerforde lord of Hatisbury and of Hommet, John Paulet, John Fortescu, John Carter clerk and Walter Bailif clerk, and to the heirs and assigns of Walter Hungerforde. Quitclaim of the manor of Corston co. Wiltesir and the advowson of the chapel there, and of all lands, reversions, rents and services in Corston and Clyvewauncy; and warranty against Richard abbot of Westminster and his successors. Dated 6 November 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 17 November.
Nicholas son and heir of Robert Poghill to Master Roger Bolter precentor of the cathedral church of St. Peter Exeter, Thomas Carmynowe esquire, Nicholas Radeforde, John Mulys, John Wolston, John Weye and John Wode, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manor of Poghill and all messuages, lands, reversions, rents and services in the parishes of Poghyll and Churyton fitz Payn. Witnesses: Philip Courtenay knight, John Cruys of Morcharde, Richard Waleys, Thomas Gylle, Roger Baroun. Dated Monday before St. Martin the Bishop 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by Nicholas Poghyll, 20 November.
John Westbury to Thomas Bonham esquire, son of Thomas Bonham. Quitclaim of the manor of Bonham, and of all lands, reversions, rents and services in Bonham, Gayspore, Wyncaulton and Rounhulle co. Somerset, Berewyke St. James, Uppyngton, Asserton, Lerkestoke, Bereforde and Fouleston co. Wiltesir, sometime of John Bonham brother of Thomas the father. Witnesses: John Stourton, John Baynton knights, John Paulet, John Cheyne, John Sydenham, Richard Milborne, Dated 12 October 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 21 November.
Nov. 27.
Westminster.
William Holt esquire to John Warde of Little Bromwyche and John Shyngeler, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manor of Aston by Bermyngeham co. Warrewyk, which Richard de Bello Campo earl of Warrewyk, Edmund lord de Ferrariis, John Throkmarton, John Catesby esquires, William Wollashulle and Thomas Est, with the said John Warde and John Shyngeler, had by feoffment of the said William Holt. Dated 14 November 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 21 November.
John Holt (sic) of Warwickshire esquire and John Colyns of Yerdeley co. Worcester 'gentilman' to John Holt esquire. Recognisance for 200l., to be levied etc. in the counties aforesaid.
Condition, that before the Purification next the said William Holt (sic) shall fulfil the conditions and perform the covenants specified in indentures between him and the said John Holt, bearing date 24 November 14 Henry VI.
William Cumfort citizen and grocer of London to William Fraunceys of Norfolk 'gentilman' and Gilbert Lydzhet, their heirs, executors and assigns. Gift of all his goods and chattels quick and dead in the city of London and elsewhere within the realm. Dated 29 November 14 Henry VI.
William Cumfort to William Fraunceys (both as above) and his assigns during the grantor's life. Gift of a yearly rent of 20s.; and grant of 10s. as a pain if the same shall be one month in arrear, with bond for payment of rent and pain. Dated the feast of St. Andrew 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing writings, 30 November.
Membrane 20d.
Robert Weston of Clopham co. Surrey, son of William Weston esquire and of Agnes his wife late the wife of John Fountayne of Clopham esquire, to John Fountayne, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of eight messuages, 140 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow, 40 acres of pasture, 3 acres of wood and 10l. 9s. of rent in Guldeforde, Scaldeforde, Merwe, Stoke, Eshynge, Lyttulton and Haselmere, and of a moiety of the manor of Quibham (sic), whereof a fine levied at Westminster in 10 Henry IV between John Cateryk clerk, William Walton, John Willersey clerk and Geoffrey Colet plaintiffs and John Clypsham and Alice his wife deforciants, and thereby the deforciants acknowledged the right of John Cateryk, and by virtue of that fine the said plaintiffs were seised of all the premises, whose estate the said John Fountayne and Agnes lately had, and John Fountayne yet has for that the said Agnes is dead. Witnesses: Henry Norbery knight, Thomas Ferby, Thomas Wyntersell esquires, Richard Combe 'gentilman,' William Weston 'gentilman.' Dated 26 July 13 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 22 November this year.
John Moreton of Hilmoreton co. Warrewyk 'gentilman' to Richard abbot of Westminster. Release of all actions real and personal; and because his seal is to many unknown, he has procured the seal of Thomas Holgill esquire to be hereto attached. Dated 19 November 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 21 November.
Memorandum that this acknowledgment was taken by the chancellor.
John Gaynesforde, Nicholas Sybyle, John Kyme clerk and Richard Derman, all of Surrey, to John Bierdene of Essex and Elizabeth his wife and to their assigns. Gift indented, with warranty by John Gaynesforde, for their lives and the life of the longest liver of a yearly rent of 10 marks, to be taken of all the grantors' lands, woods etc. in the parishes of Crowherst, Okestede, Lyngefelde and Lymnesfelde co. Surrey which they had by feoffment of the said John Byerdene and Elizabeth, the first term of payment to be at Easter next; and covenant that if the rent shall be one month in arrear, or if a distress shall be rescued or replevied, or the grantees shall be by the grantors or by any other in their name, by their incitement or procurement hindered in taking such distress, or impleaded for so doing, they shall have 20s. in name of a pain payable in the church of St. Magnus, with power to distrain for the same; and they have put the grantees in possession by payment of 4d. Dated 21 November 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by John Gaynesforde, 23 November.
John Penne, son and heir of Margery one of the daughters and heirs of John Nele otherwise Dernewelle, to Peter Paule. General release of all actions real and personal, all suits, plaints and demands. Dated 1 December 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 1 December.
Thomas Haggley, cousin and heir of Henry Haggley of Worcestershire esquire (armigeri), to John Mathew esquire and Master John Gail, and to the heirs and assigns of John Mathew. Gift with warranty of the reversion of a fourth part of the manor of Abberbury called 'Hagglesmanoir' co. Oxford and divers other lands in that county after the death of Maud who was wife of William Haggley, the same being held by Humphrey Hay of Oxfordshire 'gentilman' and the said Maud his wife for her life with reversion to the grantor, his heirs and assigns; and proviso that this warranty shall only bar him and his heirs, and shall not extend to a voucher to warranty. Dated 14 February 13 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 30 November this year.
Elizabeth late the wife of John Wyntereshull esquire in her widowhood to Thomas Wyntereshull in Surrey and Joan his wife, daughter of the said Elizabeth, their executors and assigns. Gift with warranty of all her goods and chattels in the counties of Surrey and Suthampton and elsewhere within the realm moveable and immovable, quick and dead. Witnesses: John Weston, Robert Wyntereshull, William Weston, Nicholas Bernard, Richard Wilkynge. Dated Wyntereshull, 5 November 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 1 December.