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Close Rolls, Henry VI: 1435-1436

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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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1435-1436

Walter Hungerforde lord of Heyghtesbury and of Hommet, John Juyn, John Baynton knights, John Paulet, John Fortescu and John Carter clerk to Joan George and to the heirs of her body. Charter indented of demise, subject to a rent of one red rose at Midsummer, of the manor of Box and all messuages, lands, reversions, rents and services in Box, which, among other lands etc., Margaret late wife of Walter Sondes knight, being daughter and heir of Isabel late wife of John Erley, by charter demised to the now grantors and to the heirs and assigns of Walter Hungerforde, except such lands as are parcel of the manor of Roudoun; and covenant that if hereafter the grantors, the heirs of Walter Hungerforde or their assigns be impleaded in a court of record of the king concerning the manor of Roudoun or any parcel thereof by the said Joan or any of her heirs, to which plea she or they shall appear in person or by attorney, it shall be lawful for the grantors and the heirs of Walter Hungerforde again to enter and hold the manor of Box etc. in their first estate, this demise notwithstanding. Witnesses: John Stourton, Stephen Popham, Robert Shotesbroke knights, William Darell, Robert Baynarde, Robert Longe, William Gore. Dated 26 July 13 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the said Walter in chancery at Westminster, 15 February this year.
William Clerk citizen and skinner of London to William Swetcoke 'bowyer' and John Fulborne 'haberdassher' citizens of London, their executors and assigns. Gift of all his goods and chattels quick and dead, moveable and immovable within the realm and elsewhere, and all debts to him due; and because his seal is to many unknown, at his request the seal of Simon Seman one of the aldermen of London is hereto attached. Dated London, 22 April 5 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 18 February this year.
Thomas Barneslay dean of the collegiate church of St. John Baptist Stoke and the chapter to Robert Cavendysshe, William Clopton, John Harleston, John Porterose, John Jakys and John Hunte, their heirs and assigns. Charter with warranty of their whole messuage or house of St. Sepulchre in Sudbury, with cottages and croft adjoining on either side, and other lands thereto pertaining; and proviso that this warranty shall extend no further than to plead in bar against the grantors and their successors. Witnesses: Robert Hyne mayor of Sudbery, John Neweman and John Derby bailiffs, Thomas Dobbys, Henry Roberde. Dated the chapter house, 30 December 9 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment at Stoke 9 January this year before Thomas Fraunceys, by virtue of a dedimus potestatem which is on the chancery file for this year.
John Beauchamp, son and heir of John Beauchamp of Shopelonde co. Essex 'gentilman,' and Robert Beauchamp of Essex 'gentilman' to Alice Beauchamp widow of the said John deceased and to her assigns. Gift indented with warranty for her life of a yearly rent of 4l. 6s. 8d. to be taken of all the lands, rents and services in the town and fields of Wykforde co. Essex which they had by feoffment of Thomas Pynchoun esquire, John Southmynstre 'clerk,' John Taillour of Shopelonde and Walter Coke of Pritwelle, payable to her use to the warden of the holy rood at the north door in the cathedral church of St. Paul London for the time being; covenant that as often as that rent shall be six weeks in arrear she shall have 20s. in name of a pain, with power to distrain for payment in the lands etc. aforesaid, and for defeasance of a recognisance for 100 marks to her made by the said John and Robert in chancery 15 February 14 Henry VI upon condition that the said rent shall be paid; and they have put her in possession thereof by payment of 4d. Dated 15 February 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in chancery at Westminster, 15 February.
Feb. 15.
Westminster.
John Beauchamp, son and heir of John Beauchamp of Shoplonde, and Robert Beauchamp to Alice Beauchamp. Recognisance for 100 marks, to be levied etc. in Essex.
1435.
Membrane 10d.
Margaret who was wife of Walter Sondes knight, daughter and heir of Isabel who was wife of John Erley, to Walter Hungerforde lord of Heightesbury and of Hommet, John Juyn, John Baynton knights, John Paulet, John Fortescu and John Carter clerk and to the heirs and assigns of Walter Hungerforde. Charter of demise of the manors of Roudoun and Box, and of all her messuages, lands, rents, reversions and services in Roudoun, Box, Cheppenham and elsewhere within the hundred of Cheppenham; and warranty against the abbot of Stanley and his successors. Witnesses: John Stourton, Stephen Popham, Robert Shotysbroke knights, William Darell, Robert Baynarde, Robert Longe, William Gore. Dated 2 July 13 Henry VI.
Margaret (as above) to Roger Treubody and John Todeworth. Letter of attorney, appointing them to give Walter Hungerforde lord etc. (and the others, as above) seisin of the manors of Roudoun and Box and all her messuages, lands etc. (above mentioned). Dated (as the last).
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing writings at Wharewelle co. Suthampton 31 December this year before Robert Longe, by virtue of a dedimus potestatem which is on the chancery file for this year.
1436.
Henry Husee knight lord of Hertynge to Ralph Barton citizen and skinner of London. Bond in 35l. 13s. 4d. payable on Easter day next. Dated 14 February 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in chancery at Westminster, 14 February.
William Edwyn to John Halle, brother and heir of William Halle son of William Halle the elder, his heirs and assigns. Confirmation of his estate in 10 acres of land, parcel of 60 acres of land in Stondoun co. Essex whereof William Halle the elder made a feoffment to Simon Wyther now deceased and William Edwyn, their heirs and assigns, without any express condition but in trust to perform his will, and after declared his will that they should make a feoffment of 10 acres thereof to William his son and to his heirs; reciting that without such feoffment being made the said Simon is dead, the said son has died without issue, and the said John has entered and is thereof seised as brother and heir of William Halle the son; and quitclaim of the said land. Dated Stondoun, 10 December 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 13 February.
William Devant citizen and cordwainer of London to Thomas Parker 'armurer,' William Batkyn otherwise Baili cordwainer and Robert Pert otherwise Tregere, their executors and assigns. Gift of all his goods and chattels quick and dead, moveable and immovable within the realm and elsewhere, and all debts to him due. Dated 24 January 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 14 February.
William Gunnylde late of Bergham co. Lincoln to William Aneston, Simon Coke, John Theyr, Richard Laurence, William Chylde, Thomas Pogger, Stephen atte Felde, John Sauney, John Lincolne, Thomas Trenyngey, Richard Germayn and William Stokesle. General release of all actions of attaint, or others whatsoever. Dated 16 February 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 16 February.
1435.
Oct. 4.
Westminster.
Thomas Foljambe esquire to Henry Perponde knight. Recognisance for 1,000l., to be levied etc. in Derbyshire.
Condition, that he, his servants and tenants and all they whom the said Henry has appealed before the king for mayhem shall abide and perform the award of John archbishop of York touching all appeals, trespasses, actions, debates and plaints between them on the one part and Henry Perponde, his tenants and servants and Marjory Bradshawe on the other part, so that the same be made in writing under the archbishop's seal before 12 February next.
1436.
Feb. 15.
Westminster.
Thomas Wode of Sabrishworth co. Hertford esquire to Thomas Chaworth clerk. Recognisance for 100l., to be levied etc. in the city of London.
Cancelled upon his acknowledgment.
William Holgill esquire to Christopher Boynton, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of all the lands in Moreton in Clevelande which the said Christopher has for a term of years by his demise; and proviso that this warranty shall only bar the said William and his heirs, and not extend to making up the value by voucher to warranty or writ of warranty of charter. Witnesses: Christopher Conyers, John Laton of Saxhowe, John Gower, Robert Danby, Richard Weltden. Dated 8 February 14 Henry VI.
William Holgyll esquire to Christopher Boynton, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of all the lands in Ingelby and elsewhere in Yorkshire which the said Christopher has for a term of years by his demise. Witnesses: John Moubray, John Laton of Sexhow, John Gower esquires, Richard Weltden, Robert Danby. Dated 11 February 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing writings, 14 February.
Membrane 9d.
Feb. 24.
Westminster.
Nicholas Grandorge of Thornton in Craven to the king. Recognisance for 40l., to be levied etc. in Yorkshire.
Condition, that in the quinzaine of Easter next he shall bring William Tomson in chancery, and the said William shall release the security for keeping the peace which he craved of William Walton.
Note that he did that day bring William Tomson, who made a release as aforesaid.
Memorandum that John Walton came 24 February in chancery, and willingly made a release of the security for keeping the peace which aforetime he craved of Nicholas Grandorge.
Richard Baret citizen and cordwainer of London to Thomas Stratton of Bedfordshire 'gentilman,' William Hill clerk, John Durham, Hugh Trappe citizen and cordwainer of London, Henry Clerke dwelling with the duke of Gloucestre, Thomas Torolde 'gentilman' and Peter Anketill citizen and writer of court hand of London, their heirs and assigns. Charter of all his lands, rents, reversions and services in the city of London and elsewhere within the realm; and gift to them, their heirs, executors and assigns of all his goods and chattels moveable and immovable, quick and dead in the said city and suburbs and elsewhere within the realm, and all his estate and term of lands by him held for life or years. Dated 24 February 1435, 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 25 February.
Christopher Boynton and William Holgyll esquire. Indenture of defeasance of a quitclaim by the said William made 11 February 14 Henry VI of all the lands etc. in Ingelby and elsewhere in Yorkshire by the said Christopher held for a term of years by his demise, upon condition that the said William shall before St. Martin in winter next pay 44l. 13s. 4d., or within half a year after his first return to England from over sea 53l. 6s. 8d., together with 13 marks deducted and all due to the said William for every Whitsuntide and every Martinmas he shall be over seas; and likewise in respect to all other lands in Cleveland late of Joan who was wife of William Lambart, upon condition that within one quarter of a year after any payment aforesaid William Hugyll shall secure to the said Christopher, his heirs or assigns, the remainder or reversion of all the said lands for lack of issue of William Hugyll, saving to the parties any residue of the said term and the rent reserved upon the said demise. Dated 11 February aforesaid.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by William Holgyll, 14 February.
John Ikelyngton of London grocer to Richard Keteryche citizen and grocer of London, William Newbury 'gentilman,' William Blyton and John Ramme of Halstowe co. Kent the elder, their 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. Witnesses: William Watforde, John Ramme, John Coberle, William Daweson, Richard Broyne. Dated Westminster, 31 January 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 7 March.
Geoffrey Yermouth citizen and draper of London to Thomas Bulloke esquire, Thomas Lavyngton 'gentilman,' both of Berkshire, Amery Mateny, William Parchemener, William Edy citizens and drapers, William Etton citizen and tailor, and Thomas Clerke citizen and writer of court hand of London, their executors and assigns. Gift with warranty of all his goods and chattels moveable and immovable, quick and dead in the city of London, Berkshire and elsewhere within the realm, and all debts to him due; and he has put them in possession thereof by delivery of one silver piece value 40s. Witnesses: Robert Coton, Thomas Ailesby, Thomas Scot. Dated London, 1 January 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 9 March.
Memorandum of a mainprise under a pain of 100l., made before the king and council 10 March this year by Thomas Bury, Nicholas Yoo, William Holte and Henry Hill for Thomas Knoville, and of an undertaking by him under the same pain, that he shall appear in person before the king and council in the quinzaine of Easter next to answer touching what shall be laid against him.
Note, that he did appear that day.
1435.
Dec. 14.
Westminster.
To the abbot and convent of Halesoweyn. Request to admit to their house Thomas Franke one of the clerks of the office of the privy seal, whom with advice and assent of the council the king has sent to them, willing to make provision for his maintenance, and to minister to him such pension or yearly maintenance as Robert Frye chaplain late of the same office deceased had therein, as fully as he or any other person heretofore had the same at request or command of a former king, making and delivering to him letters under the common seal of the house with mention of what he shall take, and writing again by the bearer what they will do. By p.s. [3144.]
1436.
Joan Pavy, widow of John Kent esquire, to Richard Stury esquire, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manor of Barnewelle co. Norhampton, and of all lands, rents and services, woods, hays, stanks, stews, homages, marriages, reliefs, escheats, reversions and poundages there. Witnesses: John Holande knight, William Aldewynkle, Thomas Wake esquires, William Armeston, William Dove clerk. Dated 25 April 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 28 April.
Membrane 8d.
Jan. 25.
Westminster.
To the abbot and convent of Abyndoun. Nomination of John Londoun one of the clerks of the king's chapel to receive the pension wherein by reason of the abbot's new creation they are bound to one of the king's clerks, until by them provided with a benefice. By p.s. [3163.]
Feb. 28.
Westminster.
Ralph earl of Westmerland to the king. Recognisance for 4,000l., to be levied etc. in Yorkshire.
Condicion, that Johan countesse of Westmerlande, Richard erl of Salesbury and all the children of the countesse, their heires and assignez, and all other enfeffed to the use of any of thaym, or of Rauf late erl of Westmerlande, or to the perfourmynge of his will, paisibly occupie and enjoye for all the tyme the erl be biyonde the see, and by a yere and a quartere after his comynge into Englonde, aswele all the londes wherof the late erl was seised as the landes that other men possessed to his use or to the perfourmynge of his will, and wherof the countesse or erl of Salisbury, children or feffez or their assignez been seised, withoute any vexacion, suyte or lettynge by Rauf nowe erl of Westmerlande, his heirs or assignez or eny other person by the commaundement, supportacion or assent of eny of hem, claymes and entrees lefull paisibly to be made withoute eny profitz takynge or possession kepynge if they eny have, except and sauved alway that if the countesse die within the terme aforesaide it shall be leful to the nowe erl, his heires and assignes after her deces to entree in all the landes that she or eny other holdeth in dower or terme of hir lyve wherof the reversion or remayndre is to the nowe erl; also forseen that if the countesse or hir assignes heraftre of or in eny landes wherof such reversion or remayndre is to the now erl or his assignes doo wast exil or destruccion wherof shee or hir assignez is punysshable, or eny suche londes alien, then it be leful to the erl, his heires and assignez to entree into the landes so aliened, and for such wastes to pursue suyt or suytes as right and lawe wol.
Thomas Lederede citizen of London to Richard Hungate, Richard Selby, William Hille and John Louthe, their executors and assigns. Gift of all his goods and chattels moveable and immovable, quick and dead within the realm or elsewhere on either side the sea. Dated 1 December 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 5 March.
Roger Tovy citizen and fishmonger of London to Lawrence Dyve of Norhamptonshire 'gentilman,' William Dyve 'yoman' of the duke of Gloucester and Sedeyna wife of the said Roger, their executors and assigns. Gift of all his goods and chattels quick and dead in the city and suburbs of London and elsewhere within the realm. Dated London, 17 March 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 20 March.
Thomas Skydmore of London 'gentilman' to John Caumbrigge of London chaplain, John Syprian 'tix writer,' William Rothoun tailor and William Tregurnowe 'brewer,' citizens of London, their 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, and all debts to him due. Dated Michaelmas day 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 28 March.
Memorandum of a mainprise under a pain of 40l., made in chancery 28 March this year by John Corffe the younger and Thomas Staunarde of Lynne 'marchaunt' for John Mot of Bylston, William Marche, both of Suffolk, John Jerveys of Bury and Thomas Jerveys of the city of London, and of an undertaking by John Jerveys and Thomas Jerveys under the same pain, each for himself and for John Mot and William Marche, that three ships, which with licence of the king they shall array and equip to resist the king's enemies, shall be ready with other vessels of the country to serve the king in his next navy which he must needs have for shipping of his army to France.
Memorandum of a mainprise under a pain of 20l., made in chancery 13 March this year by Robert Roos knight, John Lever of London 'sadeler,' John Deye of London 'draper' and Richard Somersale of London 'brouderer' for John Abbot, and of an undertaking by him under a pain of 40l., that he shall do or procure no hurt or harm to Thomas Armurer, Thomas Egle, John Leuger and John Spenser.