Close Rolls, Richard II: June 1379

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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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June 1379

June 13.
Order to the sheriff of Huntingdon to cause a coroner to be elected instead of Robert Waryn, who is sick.
June 15.
To the mayor and bailiffs of Plymmuth, and all mayors, bailiffs, ministers and the king's lieges in Devon within liberties and without to whom etc. Writ of aid in favour of John Roches knight and his ministers in arraying his passage to Gascony, assigning lodgings and delivering victuals for him and his retinue as required; as he is sailing thither on the king's service with a set number of armed men and archers and is purposing to pass in the port of Plymmuth. Proviso that he and his ministers shall content their hosts and creditors for victuals bought of them.
Et erat patens.
June 20.
To the collectors of customs in the port of Kyngeston upon Hull for the time being. Order to pay to Guychard Dangle now earl of Huntyngdon 500l. a year until provision shall elsewhere be made him of 1,000l. a year for life, and the arrears thereof since Michaelmas last, any other assignment or grant of the custom upon wools, hides and woolfells in that port now or hereafter made by the king or his heirs, their treasurer, officers or ministers notwithstanding; as for good service to the late king on 10 December last the king granted him 1,000l. yearly from Michaelmas last, namely 500l. of the said custom in that port and 500l. of the same custom in the port of St. Botolph, for life or until etc.
Et erat patens.
The like to the collectors of customs in the port of St. Botolph for the time being.
Et erat patens.
June 8.
To the treasurer and the chamberlains. Order of the king's money to cause the wax about the body of King Edward I, interred in the church of St. Peter Westminster, to be renewed as used heretofore to be done.