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Close Rolls, Richard II: August 1377

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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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August 1377

Aug. 7.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of John Asshewell, Walter Leycestre, Robert Parysse and John Justere of the city of London, in favour of John Aldryngton at suit of Reynold de Rokeley averring threats.
Aug. 14.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Order by mainprise of Robert Verdon, Robert Bas, Roger Brusseley and Hugh de Miton of London to set free Robert de Bernewelle chaplain, imprisoned at the suit of William Topesfeld for alleged rape and abduction of Ellen wife of the said William at London.
Memorandum that a mainprise made before the council by John Trailly knight of Bedfordshire is upon the files of chancery among the king's writs for this year.
Aug. 21.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Richard Chedmonden 'draper,' Robert de Eye 'cotiller,' Gerard Johanson 'goldsmyth' and John Groules 'goldsmyth' of London, in favour of Henry Midtheberd 'Ducheman' at suit of John Knotte of London 'taillour' averring threats; and order to set him free if for that cause imprisoned.
Aug. 26.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Lincoln. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Richard de Burton, John Sewale, John de Grymston and John de Lyverton of London, in favour of Hugh de Feryby of Barton at suit of John de Wrauby of Barton, averring threats; and order to set him free if taken for that cause.
Aug. 26.
Westminster.
To the prior and convent of Holy Trinity London. Nomination of Thomas de Kyngesbury for the pension wherein by reason of the prior's new creation they are bound to one of the king's clerks until they shall provide him a benefice. By p.s. [58.]