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Close Rolls, Henry VI: May 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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May 1436

Membrane 3d.
May 10.
Westminster.
Richard Tregoys of Tregoys by Nanswhyden co. Cornwall 'gentilman' to Robert Borlas. Recognisance for 200 marks, to be levied etc. in Cornwall.
Condition, that he shall abide and perform the award of John bishop of Bath and Wells the chancellor, or of any chancellor for the time being, touching all matters, actions, debates and plaints pending in chancery between the parties.
Lewis John esquire and Anne his wife to Henry cardinal of England and bishop of Winchester, John archbishop of York, William bishop of Norwich, Richard earl of Salisbury, William earl of Suffolk, Robert lord Wylughby, William lord Ferrers of Groby, Ralph Boteler, Maurice Bruyn, John Moungomery knights, Thomas Chaucer, Richard Baynarde, Richard Alrede and Robert Boydoun. Charter of the grantors' estate in the manors of 'Westhorndoun,' Gynge Rauff, Bishops Wokyndoun and Bromfordes, in all their lands in 'Westhorndoun,' Gynge Rauff, Bishops Wykyndoun, Bromfordes, Neuendoun, Dunton, Bulfan, 'Esthorndoun,' Barteleston, Ramesdoun Cray, 'Estylbury, Westylbury,' Horndoun, Little Thurrok, 'Westhurrok,' Styfforde, Southwolde and Chilterdyche co. Essex, and in a ferry over the river Thames from 'Westhurrok' to Grenehithe. Witnesses: John Tyrell knight, Edward Tyrell, Roger Deyncourt, William Ardale, Henry Chaterdoun. Dated 'Westhorndoun,' 27 July 11 Henry VI.
Lewis John esquire and Anne his wife to John Poynton and Thomas Phelipp esquires. Letter of attorney, appointing them to give Henry cardinal of England etc. (and the others above named) seisin of the manors and lands in 'West Thorndoun, Est Thorndoun,' Bishops Wokyndoun, Barteleston, 'Est Tilbury, West Tilbury,' 'West Thurrok,' Suthwelde etc., and of the ferry (mentioned in the last). Dated 27 July 11 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing charter and writing, 19 May this year.
May 8.
Westminster.
John Bolne of Bolne co. Sussex 'gentilman' to the king. Recognisance for 20l., to be levied etc. in Sussex.
Condition, that before the quinzaine of Michaelmas next he shall bring into chancery letters patent of the king to Eleanor countess of Arundell concerning the wardship of the castles, honours, lordships, manors, lands etc. of John late earl of Arundell.
Vacated, because on the feast of St. John Baptist before the day named he did bring those letters into chancery to be cancelled, and they are cancelled.
April 28.
Westminster.
Robert Musehole of Mydhurst to William atte Halle. Recognisance for 7l. 13s. 4d., to be levied etc. in Sussex.
Cancelled upon his acknowledgment.
May 1.
Westminster.
To the abbot and convent of Ramsey. Nomination of John Batcumbe 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. [3277.]
April 27.
Westminster.
John Briggewater the king's servant, groom of his chamber, is sent to the prior and convent of Kyllyngworth co. Warrewyk, to have for life such corrody or maintenance in that priory as William Wynbosshe parker of Bekley deceased or any other before him had. By p.s. [3271.]
John Herrys the younger citizen and skinner of London to William Hugyns 'steynour' and Thomas Caly 'grocer' citizens of London, their executors and assigns. Gift of all his goods and chattels moveable and immovable, quick and dead, and all to him due or belonging. Dated 27 June 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 28 June.
June 28.
Westminster.
Henry Wodehous esquire to John Stanley esquire and William Byllyngdoun. Recognisance for 1,000 marks, to be levied etc. in Norffolk.
July 3.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Essex and Hertford. Order by advice and assent of the council upon sight etc. to cause proclamation to be made, that all knights, esquires and yeomen of those counties desiring to pass over for defence and succour of the town of Calais and the marches shall be at Sandewich with all possible speed before the feast of St. Mary Magdalene next at latest, to sail in company of Humphrey duke of Gloucestre and captain of Calais, and treaty and composition shall be made for their wages before their departure from Sandewich; also because by clamour and inventions of certain persons dwelling by the sea coast the lieges of those counties are often disturbed and put in fear, that henceforth no man shall rise or be stirred up, disturbed or put in fear at the warning or instigation of any person save only the sheriff, or at least one of the guardians of the peace; as he who calls himself duke of Burgundy, the king's enemy and rebel, relying on the power of Flanders, Picardy, Burgundy and others has crossed the river of Gravenyng, and craftily by treachery has taken the fortress of Oye, and slain whatsoever hired soldiers were therein found, willing further and making disposition to take the town of Calais and all fortresses in the marches, as the king is informed, and should this happen it would tend not only to scandal and reproach of the king, but also to the hurt and disgrace of both his realms of France and England, and his will is to resist the malice of the so called duke, as he is bound to do. By C.
Like writs to sixteen sheriffs of four and twenty counties, including again Essex and Hertford.
[Fœdera.]
Simon Robourne citizen and 'armurer' of London to William Parker 'armurer' and John Jacowe 'brewer' citizens of London, their executors and assigns. Gift of all his goods and chattels moveable and immovable, quick and dead, his property and debts within the realm and elsewhere. Dated Christmas eve 13 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 29 July this year.
Membrane 2d.
Richard Toly citizen and vintner of London to John Coke citizen and draper of London, his 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 over sea, and all debts to him due. Dated 12 July 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 15 July.
Richard Sayer of London 'glasyer' to John Worcestre citizen and 'hatter,' Thomas Wolvyne citizen and fishmonger and Simon Redbourne 'armourer,' all 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. Witnesses: Robert Russe, John Kirtill, William Parker. Dated 12 July 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 17 July.
July 17.
Westminster.
William Ryver of the town of Westminster 'goldsmyth' and John Tydeman of Kyngeston upon Hull co. York 'maryner' to the king. Recognisance for 100 marks, to be levied etc. in Middlesex and Yorkshire.
Condition, that the said John shall appear in chancery upon warning received to answer touching divers alleged trespasses by him committed in the parts of Island.
Thomas Holgrave of Orforde Clony co. Huntingdon 'yoman,' Thomas Newerke of Brompton co. Middlesex 'husbondman' and John William of Bristol 'maryner' to the king. (Like) recognisance, to be levied etc. in Huntingdonshire and Middlesex.
(Like) condition in regard to John William.
May 22.
Westminster.
John Croft of Connesby co. Lincoln 'gentilman' and John Lote of Kyngston upon Hull co. York 'marchant' to the king. (Like) recognisance, to be levied etc. in the county (sic) aforesaid.
(Like) condition in regard to John Lote.
June 25.
Westminster.
John Prudence and William Rede to the king. Recognisance for 100 marks, to be levied etc. in Yorkshire.
(Like) condition in regard to John Prudence.
May 7.
Westminster.
Conrad Ros of Cologne merchant dwelling in London to the king. Recognisance for 200 marks, to be levied etc. in the city of London.
Condition, that Lambert Lamkyn of Danske in Sprucia, master and owner of a ship called 'le Cristofre' of Danske now in the port of Wynchelse laded with wine of Nantz, shall before Midsummer bring that ship and wine to London and nowhere else, unless hindered, imperilled or lost by disaster at sea or other reasonable cause.
William Quykke citizen and brewer of London to William Rous tailor, William Ferrour the younger brewer and Thomas Perye tailor citizens of London, their executors and assigns. Gift of all his goods, debts and chattels moveable and immovable, quick and dead. Dated 23 July 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 23 July.