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Close Rolls, Henry VI: December 1435

Pages 38-41

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

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December 1435

Dec. 4.
Westminster.
John Stoke the king's servant, serjeant porter within the household, is sent to the abbot and convent of Cherteseye, to have for life such corrody or maintenance in that abbey as John Henaude of Bagshote and Mabel his wife had for their lives, or Roger Wyse had. By p.s. [3138.]
Membrane 19d.
William Aulton prior of St. Swithun Winchester and the convent to John archbishop of York, William bishop of Norwich, Edmund count of Mortain, Ralph lord Cromewelle, Richard Boukelonde (Boukelande), John Asshe, Thomas Walsyngham and Hugh Dyke and to their assigns. Confirmation of a writing (text follows), dated 8 November 14 Henry VI, whereby Henry cardinal priest of St. Eusebius and bishop of Winchester, commonly called the cardinal of England, gave to the said archbishop and the others and to their assigns a yearly rent of 133l. 6s. 8d. to be taken during his life in the manors of Dounton, Eblesbourne Bishop and Knoyle co. Wiltesir, putting them in possession thereof by payment of 20s., with bond to pay 50 marks whensoever that rent shall be one month in arrear, and power to distrain for the said pain. Dated the chapter house Winchester, 29 November 14 Henry VI.
William Aulton (as above) and the convent to (the said) archbishop etc. and their assigns. Confirmation of a writing (text follows), dated 8 November 14 Henry VI, whereby the said cardinal gave to the archbishop and the others and to their assigns a yearly rent of 333l. 6s. 8d. to be taken during his life of the castle and town of Taunton and the manors of Hulle, Stapulgrave, Holwey, Naylysbourne, Oterforde and Rympton co. Somerset, putting them in possession by payment of 20s., with bond to pay 40l. whensoever that rent shall be one month in arrear, and power (as above). Dated (as the last).
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing writings at Winchester 10 December before the abbot of Hyde, by virtue of a dedimus potestatem which is on the chancery file for this year.
Membrane 18d.
William Aulton (as before) and the convent to (the said) archbishop etc. and their assigns. Confirmation of a writing (text follows), dated 8 November 14 Henry VI, whereby the said cardinal gave to the archbishop and the others and to their assigns a yearly rent of 200l. to be taken during his life of the manors of 'Suthwaltam,' Mene, Havonte, Drokenesforde, Alwerstoke and Faram co. Suthampton, putting them in possession by payment of 20s., with bond to pay 50 marks whensoever that rent shall be one month in arrear, and power to distrain for the same. Dated (as before).
Memorandum of acknowledgment (as above).
Membrane 17d.
William Creek citizen and draper of London and William Stuwarde of Suthwerke to John Lyttelton citizen and 'lyndrapere' of London, John Walle and John Skelton chaplains, their heirs and assigns. Charter of demise and feoffment of two tenements in the parish of St. Mary Magdalene Bermundseye co. Surrey with gardens, hedges, ditches etc. between the high street on the east and 'Feffereslane' on the west extending from a piece of ground called 'Spiteleshawe' on the southward to a piece sometime of Ellis Barber and after of the heir of William Ancroft on the northward; reciting a charter of feoffment, dated Bermundseye 20 October 14 Henry IV, whereby Geoffrey Malston clerk gave the premises to Henry Ayrike clerk, William Redston, Richard Aleyn 'brewer,' Richard Cooke 'tanner' of Suthwerke and Joan his wife, their heirs and assigns, the death of Henry Ayrike, Richard Aleyn and Richard Cooke, a quitclaim by William Redston made to the said Joan, her heirs and assigns, and a charter of feoffment, dated 5 February 10 Henry VI, made by the said Joan in her widowhood to the now grantors, their heirs and assigns. Witnesses: John Burgh, Robert Brounesbury, John Goderiche, John Tasburgh, Robert Striklande. Dated Bermundseye, 20 September 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in chancery at Westminster, 18 October.
Thomas Haseley of London esquire to John archbishop of York, Humphrey earl of Stafford, William earl of Suffolk, John Franke, Robert Rolleston, William Prestwyk, John Stopyndoun clerks, Thomas Grysewolde 'gentilman,' Thomas Heuster 'gentilman,' Thomas Leuesham clerk, John Founteyns esquire, Alice Spenser and William Godynge cousin of the grantor, their heirs and executors. Gift of all his goods moveable and immovable by what name soever called; and he has put them in possession thereof in the presence of credible persons. Written with his own hand. Witnesses: Arthur Ormesby, Adam Levelorde, Nicholas atte Hoo, William Haukesworth 'gentilmen.' Dated Suthwerke, 5 October 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 8 October.
John Fytz John, son and heir of Nicholas Fitz John 'gentylman,' to William Nycoll burgess of Suthampton, Peter Osmonde and William Ravenston clerks, Robert Ovyngham burgess of Suthampton, Richard Stonhard of Fowy and William Rowe, both of Cornwall, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the whole manor of 'Southstonham' co. Suthampton, in their possession being; 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 bailiff, John Cawse steward, William Chaumberleyn, John Estewelle, John Flemynge, John Payne. Dated Suthampton, 3 July 13 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 19 October this year.
Robert Holme of Kyngeston upon Hull co. York merchant to Nicholas Wymbyssh clerk, Thomas Kirkeby, Hugh Cliderhowe, Joan his wife daughter of the said Robert, and Robert Hathelsey, their heirs and executors. Gift of all his goods and chattels moveable and immovable. Witnesses: Richard Selby and William Hill of London, William Northeby and John Hanson of Kyngeston upon Hull merchants. Dated London, 1 December 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 17 December.
William Warderne (sic), one of the sons of William Walderne late citizen and alderman of London, being of full age, to Robert Otley, John Pattesley, Thomas Cateworthe aldermen, William Burton grocer citizens of London and John Roys. Receipt and acquittance for 161l. 3s. 2½d. as his share of 644l. 12s. 10d. of the moveable goods and debts of his said father, as appears by an inventory indented one part whereof remains in the Guyhald chamber with the mayor and aldermen of London, for which Robert Otley and the others are bound by a recognisance there made. Dated London, 27 November 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by William Walderne, 21 December.