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Close Rolls, Henry VI: 1450-1451

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Calendar of Close Rolls, Henry VI: Volume 5, 1447-1454. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1947.

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1450-1451

Membrane 6. (fn. 1)
June 8.
Westminster.
To the customers or collectors of customs and subsidies in the port of Suthampton for the time being. Order by indentures between them and Thomas William, his deputy or attorney, to suffer one of them to have and keep all customs and subsidies due to the king upon all wool, woolfells and other merchandise entering and leaving the port of Suthampton and now or hereafter customed in his name up to 50l.; as the said Thomas, being master and owner of a ship called the 'Mary' of Suthampton, by command of the king has long been waiting with his ship and seamen in the port of Plymmouth to take over to Aquitaine the king's knight Richard Wydevyle lord Ryvers, steward of that duchy, and the said sum is now due to the master and seamen for wages, and willing that it be paid the king has granted that he may keep the customs etc. aforesaid, although such wool etc. be his own goods or goods of any other natives who will ship them in his name, and that the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer shall from time to time discharge the customers or collectors, the said Thomas, his deputy or attorney, and the seamen, any statutes, ordinances, preferences, restrictions or acts to the contrary notwithstanding.
Aug. 10.
Canterbury.
To the keeper of the great wardrobe for the time being. Order every year at Christmas to give Walter Chamberlain the king's serjeant livery of the king's raiment during his life; as the king has granted to him for life to be one of his serjeants at arms, with yearly wages of 12d. a day of the issues, profits, revenues etc. of Gloucestershire by the sheriff's hands, even as John Morvan deceased had, and a livery of raiment yearly at the great wardrobe at Christmas day, as other serjeants at arms have.
Aug. 10.
Canterbury.
To the sheriff of Gloucester for the time being. Order every year to pay the said Walter 12d. a day during his life; as the king has granted to him etc. (as above, omitting the livery).
Aug. 24.
Canterbury.
To the sheriffs of York, Westmerland and Cumberland for the time being, and to the bailiffs, officers and ministers of the sheriffs and of others of whatsoever estate or condition who hold wapentakes or courts within those counties. Order at their peril to desist from levying pleas and plaints in the courts of such wapentakes against John abbot of Fountyns and the monks his fellows, and from causing, inflicting or executing upon them undue vexations, distresses, summonses, amercements, grievances etc. by themselves, their bailiffs, officers or ministers, especially the bailiffs or other officers of the wapentake of Stayncliff in Craven, not suffering them to be troubled, distrained, summoned, amerced or aggrieved in the court of such wapentake, knowing of a surety that if they shall so do the king will punish them as men who despise his command, and their punishment shall be an example to others, and so behaving that by their default the abbot and monks shall have no matter for a second complaint; as by their complaint the king has learned that, although in the oath sworn by every sheriff upon taking office it is contained that he shall justly and lawfully entreat the people of his bailiwick, in what concerns his office doing justice to poor and to rich, shall give no bailiwick to any man to farm but keep it in his own hands, and shall take a like oath of every bailiff so far as concerns the ruling of the bailiwick to him committed, accepting no bailiff but one for whom he will answer, the said sheriffs in contempt of God and of their oath do demise their bailiwicks to farm for set sums of money, that the bailiffs to whom the same are demised, seeking their own gain, and other bailiffs of theirs do invent divers unlawful means of extorting from the lieges money and goods, and among others do oppress the abbot and monks, their tenants and servants, causing them intolerable loss and grievance, for they do contrive and affirm plaints in courts and wapentakes, by themselves or by others in their names, sometimes in names of others without their will or even knowledge, against the lieges and among others the complainants, distrain them contrary to the law without lawful summons to answer plaints concerning trespasses, debts and personal contracts when they ought not to be distrained but summoned, without summons, distress or answer do sometimes amerce them, do sometimes distrain the chattels of their tenants for plaints against the complainants, and the complainants for trespasses etc. by their tenants, and for trespasses and contracts without the jurisdiction of such courts, or to answer plaints in divers courts on one day when it is impossible so to do by attorney or in person, by reason of a single plaint do multiply plaints against them at will, and cause them manifold trouble, distress etc., by reason of such wrongful acts levying of them goods and chattels by distress, amercement and otherwise, and to justify all their abuses do aver and claim that proceedings in such courts and wapentakes are according to customs there used of old time and not according to the laws of the realm, as if they, being above the law, might proceed at their pleasure contrary to custom, justice and reason, and the king is bound, and his will is that justice be ministered to his subjects, and to protect them from wrong, especially so flagrant.
Aug. 20.
Canterbury.
To all keepers of the peace, sheriffs and other officers and ministers of the king within the realm, especially in singular the trithings in Yorkshire, the sheriff of that county and other the keepers of the peace appointed in the said trithings for the time being. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of taking of John abbot of Fountains co. York any security for keeping the peace at suit of any of the people, and order by the security he has found to set him free from prison, if taken; as he has in chancery found security for his good behaviour toward all the people, so as to do or procure no hurt or harm to any of them, nor to fire their houses.
June 8.
Westminster.
To the customers or collectors of the customs and subsidies upon wool, hides and woolfells in the port of London. Order by indentures to suffer Julian Hicke, his deputy or attorney, to keep and have all customs and subsidies now or hereafter due in that port upon wool etc. up to 67l., taking of them acquittances from time to time; as the said Julian, being master and owner of a ship called the 'Barry' of Fowy, has by command of the king been long waiting with his ship and seamen in the port of Plymmouth to take over to Aquitaine the king's knight Richard Wydevile lord Ryvers, steward of that duchy, and the said sum due to the master and seamen for wages is at present unpaid, and willing that it be paid the king has granted to him that he, his deputy or attorney shall by indentures between the customers etc. and them have in full payment all customs etc. upon wool, woolfells and other merchandise entering and leaving the port of London which are or shall be customed in his name, although the same be his own goods or goods of any other natives who will ship them in his name, and that the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer shall thereof discharge the customers or collectors, the said Julian, his deputy or attorney, and the seamen, any statutes, ordinances, preferences, restrictions or acts to the contrary notwithstanding.
To the same. Like order, mutatis mutandis, in favour of Simon Castell master of a balinger called the 'Trinite,' John Michell owner, in respect of 25l.
To the same. Like order, mutatis mutandis, in favour of Richard Clement master of a ship called the 'Newe Trinite' of Dertmouth, John Clerk owner, in respect of 140l.
Membrane 5.
July 14.
Westminster.
To the mayor of the town of Bristol being escheator therein. Order to pay to Queen Margaret for her life the farm or fee farm of 102l. 15s. 6d. in part of her dower of 3,666l. 13s. 4d. a year; as by advice and assent of the lords spiritual and temporal and of the commons in the parliament opened at Westminster 25 February 23 Henry VI, adjourned and prorogued to 29 April, and after to 20 October and 24 January following, by letters patent of 19 March 24 Henry VI the king assigned to her that yearly sum for life as part of her dower, namely 1,000l. of the petty and great customs in the port of Suthampton, 1,008l. 15s. 5d. of the issues, revenues and profits of the duchy of Cornwall and of the stannary and coinage of tin in Cornwall and Devon, and 1,657l. 17s. 11d. at the exchequer of the first moneys arising of the proffers of sheriffs and escheators and other the issues and profits, farms, debts and revenues there payable whatsoever until the king, his heirs or successors should make her provision of lands, rents and possessions to that yearly value, willing that by that authority she should be recompensed of the lands etc. which should first come to his and their hands, to be from the said sum deducted; and after for her greater security, by advice and assent etc. in the parliament opened at Bury St. Edmunds 10 February 25 Henry VI, by authority of parliament the king granted that she should have the reversion of all castles, lordships, manors, lands, rents and possessions of tenants of the king in fee tail, for life or for years which to him belong, when they should fall in, and all others which should come by lawful title to him, his heirs and successors in fee simple or fee tail, with all knights' fees, advowsons of churches, abbeys, priories, deaneries, colleges, chapels, chantries, hospitals etc., all views of frankpledge, courts, hundreds, wapentakes, reliefs, escheats, fairs, markets, forests, chaces, warrens, offices, liberties etc. thereto pertaining, by suit for livery out of the king's hands, with proviso that after she should so accept and possess the same to the value aforesaid over and above the charges, the value thereof should be deducted from the sum above mentioned, and no other deduction should therefrom be made, deduction being made first from the sum payable at the exchequer, and proviso that the act should first take effect on 10 March 25 Henry VI and not before, and that it should not extend to the manors of Cokeham and Bray, Bonfeld and Sunnynghill, the issues and profits whereof are assigned for repair of Wyndesore castle; and it was after found by inquisition, taken at Bristol before the said mayor on 12 March last, that by letters patent of 24 February 25 Henry VI the king granted to James lord Saye knight for life, by name of James Fenys lord Saye knight his chamberlain, the said farm or fee farm of the town of Bristol by the hands of the mayor, bailiffs, burgesses, receivers or other the occupiers of that town for the time being, and that he died thereof so seised.
July 23.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Herefordshire and the march of Wales adjacent. Order to give the said queen livery in part of her dower of 3,666l. 13s. 4d. of the castles, lordships, towns etc. taken again into the king's hand by virtue of an act in the parliament holden at Westminster in 28 Henry VI, as appears by writ of privy seal addressed to John cardinal archbishop of York the chancellor which is on the chancery file, to the value of 400l. 2s. 8d.; as the king assigned etc. (as above); and it is found by inquisition, taken at Hereford 26 May last before Hugh Mortymer knight, Thomas Fitz Harry and John Barre knight the sheriff, that the county, castle and lordship of Pembrok with the members, to wit the hundred and lordship of Castelmartyn, the lordship of St. Florence, the lordship and forest of Coydrath, the castle, lordship and town of Teneby, the lordship and bailiwick of Westpembrok and Estpembrok, the bailiwicks of Dougledy, Rous and Kemmeys and a moiety of Burton ferry with the members etc. are worth yearly, over and above reprises, 196l. 3s. 7d. of rent of assize of freeholders and gabel rents therein, 30l. 13s. 4d. of profits of windmills and water mills, 43s. 4d. of the issues of land coal procured at Coydrath, 52s. of the custom of tenants within the forest of Coydrath, 8l. 3s. 7d. of the issues and profits of the prise of ale and mead and the toll of buyers and sellers in the towns of Pembrok and Teneby, 16s. 10d. of the issues of a moiety of Burton ferry, 13l. 14s. 6d. of the profits and perquisites of courts and hundreds in the county, castle, lordships and towns aforesaid, 26l. 13s. 4d. of the profits and perquisites of the county and court of Pembroke castle gate and the county [court] of the county, with wreck of the sea, deodands, escheats, reliefs, waifs, strays, chattels of felons, fugitives, outlaws and trespassers forfeited, and of women waived by the bailiffs of Westpembrok, Estpembrok, Dougledy, Rous and Kemmeys, and 6l. 13s. 4d. of the issues and profits of the prise of wine in the ports of Milleford and Teneby, that the castle, town and lordship of Kilgarran with the members, to wit the lordships of Emelyn, Maynordeyve and Dyffrynbruan and the forest of Kevendrym with their members are worth yearly, over and above reprises, 23l. 16s. 7½d. of rents of freeholders and gabellers therein, 14l. 10s. of the perquisites and profits of courts and hundreds, with reliefs, escheats, deodands, wreck of the sea, waifs, strays, chattels of women waived, and of felons etc. forfeited, 54s. of the issues and farms of mills there, and 13l. 6s. 8d. of the issues and profits of Kilgarran below the castle and of the said forest, that the castle, lordship and town of Llanstephan with the members, to wit the lordship of Penryn and 'le verye' with the lordships of Ostourlowe, Trayne Clynton and St. Clears are worth yearly, over and above reprises, 26l. 12s. 1½d. of free rent therein, 17l. 6s. 3½d. of the issues and farms of lands, meadows and demesne pastures with agistments of cattle there, 43s. 4d. of the issues and profits of the mills, 11l. 19s. 10d. of the profits and perquisites of courts and hundreds, with reliefs etc., and that the whole is extended at 400l. 2s. 8d. a year.
Membrane 4.
To the escheator in Herefordshire and the march of Wales adjacent. Like order to give the said queen livery in part of her said dower of the castle, lordship, manor and town of Haverford to the value of 121l. 2s. 9d. a year; as it is found by inquisition, taken at Hereford 30 June last before the escheator, that Roland Lenthale knight at his death held more lands in the said march than were specified in the inquisition post mortem, namely the castle etc. aforesaid with the members, by grant of the late king to him and Margaret his wife deceased for their lives and the life of the longest liver, with reversion to that king and to his heirs, that the same are worth yearly, over and above reprises, 78l. 2s. 4d. of the rents of freeholders, gabellers and customary tenants therein, 4l. 6s. of the issues and profits of demesne pastures and meadows, 11s. 8d. of the toll of the market and fair at the town, 4l. 13s. 4d. of the issues and profits of the mills and of five sixths of the mill at Caneros, 13s. 8d. of the issues and profits of the ferry and the agistment of the island of Seynt Ismell, 40s. of the issues and profits of the prise of ale in the said castle etc., 106s. 8d. of the prise of wine in the port and elsewhere, 18l. 15s. 9d. of the profits and perquisites of courts, with reliefs etc., and 6l. 13s. 4d. of the issues and profits of rabbits taken in the said isle, the whole being extended at 121l. 2s. 9d. a year.
Aug. 20.
Westminster.
To the mayor, bailiffs, burgesses, receivers or other the occupiers of the town of Bristol for the time being. Order to pay to the said queen 102l. 15s. 6d. a year for life in part of her dower, and the arrears since 14 July last; upon the finding of an inquisition, taken at Bristol 12 March last before the mayor, being escheator in that town, that by letters patent of 24 February 25 Henry VI the king granted to James lord Saye knight deceased for life, by name of James Fenys lord Say knight his chamberlain, the farm or fee farm of 102l. 15s. 6d. yearly arising of the farm or fee farm of the town or of the issues, profits, farms, revenues etc. thereof, and that he did hold the same for life, and died thereof so seised on 14 July last.
Membrane 2. (fn. 2)
May 31.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Cambridgeshire. Order to give Thomas Malory, son and heir of William Malory knight, seisin of his father's lands; as he has proved his age before John Whichecote escheator in Salop and the march of Wales adjacent, and the king has taken his fealty, and for half a mark paid in the hanaper has respited his homage until Easter day next.
To the escheator in Norhamptonshire. Like order; as for a fine paid in the hanaper the king has respited the homage of the said Thomas until a day yet to come, and has commanded the escheator in Cambridgeshire etc.
1450.
Membrane 41d. (fn. 3)
Sept. 5.
Westminster.
To J. archbishop of Canterbury. Summons to a parliament at Westminster on the feast of St. Leonard next, with the clause premunientes.
Like writs to J. cardinal archbishop of York, W. bishop of Winchester, seventeen other bishops, and to the guardian of the spirituality of the bishopric of Salisbury during the vacancy of that see.
[Report on Dignity of a Peer, iv. p. 927.]
To the abbot of Peterborough. Summons to the said parliament.
Like writs to the abbot of St. John Colcestre, 22 other abbots, the prior of Coventre and the prior of St. John of Jerusalem in England.
[Ibid.]
To Richard duke of York. Summons to the said parliament.
Like writs to Henry duke of Exeter, three other dukes, Richard earl of Warrewyk, eight other earls, John viscount Beaumond knight, James Berkeley knight and 38 others, including Henry viscount Bourgchier, all but four being styled knight.
[Ibid.]
To John Fortescu knight. Summons to the said parliament.
Like writs to John Prisot and twelve others, one of whom is styled knight.
[Ibid., p. 928.]
To the sheriff of Kent. Order for election of knights of the shire, citizens and burgesses (as above, p. 106, but with the additional provision that) the citizens and burgesses shall be resident in the cities and boroughs for which they are elected.
Like writs to singular the sheriffs throughout England.
[Ibid.]
To the sheriffs of London. Like order for election of four citizens.
Like writs to the following:
The sheriffs of the city of York for election of two citizens.
The sheriffs of Norwich, two citizens.
The sheriffs of the city of Lincoln, two citizens.
Membrane 40d.
The sheriff of Newcastle upon Tyne, two burgesses.
The sheriff of Kyngeston upon Hull, two burgesses.
The sheriffs of Notyngham, two burgesses.
[Ibid., p. 929.]
To the constable of Dovorre castle and warden of the Cinque Ports, or to his lieutenant. Order for election of two barons of every port.
[Ibid., p. 930.]
To the chancellor in the county palatine of Lancastre. Order by writ under the county seal to give the sheriff command for election (as above) of knights of the shire, citizens and burgesses.
[Ibid.]
To the sheriff of Bristol. Order for election of two men as knights of the shire and burgesses of the town and borough of Bristol (as above, p. 107, with the addition of one word).
[Ibid.]
1451.
April 13.
Westminster.
To William Fenys knight lord Say. Summons to the said parliament. By K.
[Ibid., p. 931.]
July 21.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Kent. Order at his peril upon sight etc. to cause proclamation to be made of the articles hereinafter mentioned, and to cause them to be kept, commanding all the king's liege subjects of whatsoever estate or condition to obey the same under pain of forfeiture and confiscation of all their goods; as among other articles between the king and the ambassadors, orators and envoys of the high master of Prucia and the cities of the Hanse drawn up in the city of Utrecht (Traiectensi) on 15 June last it is contained that another diet shall be held for prosecution and termination of these articles sixteen days after Easter next, five places being named on behalf of the cities of the Hanse, namely Lũbeck, Hamburg, Bremen, Utrecht and Cologne, one of which the king may choose, that before 1 October next the king and his subjects shall send or cause to be presented to a merchant of the Hanse of the Teutons dwelling in England the cities and names of persons in Prucia and within the jurisdiction of the Hanse, from whom they claim to have suffered wrong, and the master of Prucia, the cities of the Hanse and the men thereof, the cities, towns and names of Englishmen from whom they claim to have suffered wrong, and he shall cause notice to be given to them who are concerned, so that the parties so advised may usefully meet to answer at the said diet, that after receiving the names of those against whom the master of Prucia, the cities and men of the Hanse have claims the said merchant, with authority to name a substitute if need be, or any principal or proctor who will, shall sue for restitution and amends, and if that be not done within six months, or if there shall be default, it shall come before the said diet wherein provision shall be made touching the same and other matters, and the king's subjects who have claims in Prucia shall do likewise, that suitors on the side of Prucia and the Hanse shall have the king's protection and safe conduct, and suitors for the English the safe protection and safe conduct of the said master and the Hanse, that from the date of such notice to 1 October aforesaid one party may have free conversation, traffic and business with the other without let, so that none injure another in the mean time, and if such ratifications be had, peace and friendship shall endure until the diet be holden, and from then until Michaelmas following, and during such union one party may deal and traffic with the other in peace and friendship according to the manners and customs of old, and as used to be done in times past, repairing to the lands and dominions of each other, that to prevent damage being heaped upon damage, and plaint ensuing upon plaint, the king shall make provision in his realm and dominions that his subjects shall keep their hands from wrong, and the said master and cities of the Hanse shall make like provision in their jurisdictions, cities and dominions; and the king approves these agreements. By p.s., and the date etc.
Like writs to singular the sheriffs throughout England.
1450.
Memorandum of an oath upon the gospels, made in chancery 29 November this year by Thomas Chaumberleyn otherwise Kayll esquire, that he shall do or procure no hurt, harm or unlawful vexation to Richard Byngham one of the justices of the Kings Bench, or any of his sons, servants or tenants, nor to John Spondon, William Spondon, Richard Frensch, Gilbert Wright, William Cowhop or John Moungomery of Brynnesley.
Oct. 16.
Westminster.
Thomas Cogger of London 'drover' to John Mapilton clerk and William Trygge of the king's household. Recognisance for 11l., to be levied etc. in the city of London.
Condition, that if he shall pay that sum on the day named, a bond for 20l., dated 20 April 27 Henry VI, made by him and John Maister of the king's household deceased and this recognisance shall be annulled.
Cancelled upon the acknowledgment of the said John (Mapilton) and William.
1451.
Jan. 20.
Westminster.
William Say of Bermondesey co. Surrey 'yoman' to John Kyrkby, John Prudde and Thomas Heth 'gentilman.' Recognisance for 12l., to be levied etc. in Surrey.
Membrane 39d.
John Fastolf knight to John cardinal archbishop of York, John archbishop of Canterbury, William bishop of Lincoln, William bishop of Winchester, Adam bishop of Cicestre, Ralph lord Cromewell, Ralph lord Sudley, John lord Beauchamp, John Fortescu chief justice, William Yelverton one of the justices to hold pleas before the king, Henry Inglose, William Oldhall knights, Richard Waller esquire, William Tolye, Clement Denston, Thomas Ludham, Thomas Howys clerks, Thomas West esquire, William Wangford, Nicholas Gyrlyngton, William Genneye and Thomas Green, their heirs and assigns. Charter with warranty of the manors of Castre in Flegge by Great Jernemuth co. Norffolk called 'Redhamhalle,' Vaux and Bosonis with the advowson of the chapel of St. John Baptist there, the manor of Heryngby, 25 marks a year rent to be taken of the prior and convent of Hikelyng issuing from their manor in Hikelyng called 'Netherhall,' a third part of the manor of Runham, the manor of Wynterton called 'Begvyles' with the windmill, the manor of Boyton called 'Pedhamhall,' the manor of Mundham with the advowson of the church of St. Ethelbert, the manor and advowson of Heylesdon with the advowson of two chantries and the water mills, the manor and advowson of Drayton, the manor of Tolthorp with the advowson of a mediety of Taverham church, the manor and advowson of Heynford, the manor of Guton in Brandeston with the advowson of the church, the manor of Blyclyng, the manor of Saxthorp called 'Loundhall' with the water mill, the manor of Tichewell, and all other his lands, rents and services in Castre, Great Jernemuth, Ormesby, Scrowtby, Maulteby, Wynterton, Somerton, Martham, Bastewyk, Reppes, Hykelyng, Stokesby, Haryngby, Runham, Thyrkeby, Fylby, Mundham, Syslonde, Sethyng, Lodne, Heylesdon, Catton, Horstede, Felthorp, Upper Erlham, Lower Erlham, Drayton, Taverham, Attelbrygge, Brandeston, Boton, Salle, Causton, Heynford, Blyclyng, Saxthorp, Corpesty, Itryngham, Irmynglond, Heydon, Bryston, Wolterton, Tichewell, Brancastre, Chosel, Thornham, Dokkyng, Beyton, Acle and Byrlyngham or elsewhere in Norffolk, and all his messuages, lands, rents and services in the city of Norwich, also the manor in Freton co. Suffolk called 'Caldecotys,' the manors of Bradwell, Akethorp in Lowestoft, Cotton and Burnevyle in Naketon, and all his messuages, lands, rents, services, reversions etc. in Freton, Bradwell, Burghcastell, Gatton, Belton, Hopton, Lounde, Gorleston, Lowestofte, Coorton, Cotton, Skeyth Wycham and Naketon or elsewhere in Suffolk, also the manors of Dedham 'Netherhall' and 'Overhall' co. Essex with the water mill and appurtenances in Dedham or elsewhere in Essex, a manor or messuage in the parish of St. Olave in Suthwerk by Horseydown co. Surrey, with lands, water mill etc. late of Henry Yevele, seven messuages, 25 acres 3 roods of land, with waters, stanks, ditches, rents etc. in the said parish called 'Dunleys,' and all other his messuages, lands, mills, rents and services in that parish or elsewhere in Surrey, to execute his last will now or hereafter made. Witnesses: John Curson, Robert Conyers knights, Robert Mortymere esquire, master Robert Pope clerk, John Porter of Norffolk, John Hevenyngham knight, Henry Yermouth, master Nicholas Derman clerk, Nicholas Neve, Simon Dale of Suffolk, Robert Brook, John Tafton, William Lece, clerk, of Essex, John Burcestre knight, Henry Purchace, John Tynkelden, William Redston, Thomas Wesenham of Surrey. Dated Monday 7 July 27 Henry VI.
John Fastolf knight to master Robert Pepye clerk, Nicholas Bockyng, John Gerrard, William Worcestre, William Barker, Geoffrey Spyrlyng and William Wyrmegeye. Letter of attorney, appointing them to give (the said) cardinal (and the others above named) or their attorney seisin of all his manors, messuages, lands, rents, services, reversions, mills etc. with all rights, liberties etc. thereto belonging in Norffolk, Suffolk, Essex and Surrey according to a charter by him made, except the manor of Tychewell and the manor of Beyton called 'Pedhamhall' co. Norffolk and the manor of Bradwell co. Suffolk which are in the king's hand by colour of divers inquisitions, and the manor of Dedham called 'Netherhall' co. Essex which is in the hands of the duke of Suffolk by reason of an unlawful disseisin. Dated (as the last).
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing charter and writing, 21 August this year.

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