Close Rolls, Richard II: November 1377

Pages 107-108

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

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November 1377

Membrane 21d.
Nov. 17.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Oliver de Harnham, John Colyngbourne of Wiltesir, Thomas Maydenstone and John Sewale of London, in favour of John Godesman chaplain, who was ordered to find mainpernors upon information received that he purposed to pass to foreign parts and there prosecute many things to the prejudice of the king and many of the people, tending to impair the laws and statutes of the realm.
James Strete to Robert prior of Merton and his successors. General release of all actions real and personal. Dated 27 November, 1 Richard II.
Memorandumof acknowledgment, 27 November.
Nov. 26.
John de Nevylle lord of Raby and John Elys to the prior of St. Mary Merton. Recognisance for 200l., to be levied etc. in Yorkshire.
Nov. 27.
Thomas Roos of Dounesby knight of Lincolnshire to William Heyberer and John Hede of Gloucestre. Recognisance for 20l., to be levied etc. in Lincolnshire.
Nov. 27.
Henry de Percy earl of Northumberland, Richard de Ravensere archdeacon of Lincoln, William Galby parson of Epworth, Thomas de Motherby and Robert de Haldenby to Richard de Arundell earl of Arundell, Richard Scrope knight, Ralph Basset of Drayton knight, William de Beauchamp knight, William Cary and John Parkere of Olneye. Recognisance for 4,000l., to be levied etc. in Lincolnshire.
Note that this recognisance was received by the chancellor.
Nicholas de Falle, son and heir of Alexander de Falle, to Thomas atte Wode, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the two shops in Westminster situate between a tenement of Master John Goderych on the south and the gate of the staple of Westminster on the north, and of 8s. 10¾d. of rent in that town, all which the said Thomas and William Hull 'carpenter' had by feoffment of the said Nicholas. Witnesses: William Norton, John Weston, William Brenge, William Sudbury, Peter Fissher. Dated Westminster, 26 November 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 28 November.
Simon de Daventre of Northamptonshire to Sir Thomas de Brantyngham bishop of Exeter, Sir Thomas de Folkerthorp, Sir William de Aeyrmyn, Sir Richard de Doune and Sir William de Berneston clerks, Alexander Merle and Robert de Corby, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manor of Doddeford in the county aforesaid with all appurtenances. Witnesses: Sir Thomas fitz Wauter, Sir Avery Trussell, Sir Peter Malory, Sir Warin Lucian knights, John Golofre, Robert de Haldenby, Robert de Lumleye. Dated 30 November 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 1 December.
Richard de Raveneshere clerk to Master John Corfe, Thomas Hungerford knight and John Lyghe, their heirs and assigns. Demise of all his manor in Throxfeld co. Wiltsir with all appurtenances. Witnesses: John Lovell, Robert Loundres, Richard Haveryng knights, Thomas Tamyse, William Haycroft. Dated Throxfeld, 15 November 1 Richard II.
Richard Raveneshere clerk to John Acre. Letter of attorney appointing him to deliver to Master John Corfe, Thomas Hungerford knight and John Lyghe seisin of the manor of Froxfeld. Dated London, 14 November 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing writings, 2 December.
Nov. 20.
To the sheriff of Kent. Order to cause proclamation to be made that all having 40l. a year of land and rent who have held the same three whole years and are not knights shall at their peril by Easter at latest take upon them the order of knighthood; and order to make inquisition and certify their names in chancery before the said feast. By K. and C.
The like to singular the sheriffs throughout England.