Close Rolls, Richard II: January 1378

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Calendar of Close Rolls, Richard II: Volume 1, 1377-1381. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1914.

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January 1378

Membrane 18d.
Jan. 1.
To the sheriff of Suthampton. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Roger de Brisele 'criour,' Geoffrey Rokell 'capper,' Henry Helgay 'taillour' of London and Thomas Fauconer of Winchester, in favour of John brother of Peter Rede, Robert Fyly, Philip Halle of Winchester and Ingram Bolcle 'souter' at suit of John Compton for trespass.
Jan. 8.
To the collectors of customs and subsidies in the port of Kyngeston upon Hulle. Order to cause proclamation to be made that, for the perils at sea by reason of the king's enemies, all merchants willing to ship wool between this and September shall cause it to be done within fourteen days before the Purification and the months of February and March, first paying the customs and subsidies, and at no other time without special command of the king; and order to suffer them to ship wool as aforesaid any command of the king to the contrary notwithstanding.
The like to the collectors in the port of Newcastle upon Tyne and twelve other ports.