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Close Rolls, Richard II: December 1377

Pages 108-110

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

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December 1377

Dec. 5.
Westminster.
To Alan de Buxhull constable of the Tower of London or to his lieutenant. Order, upon petition of Henry de Percy earl of Northumberland, to set free William de Faryngdon (fn. 1) knight, imprisoned with others in the Tower for eloigning the son of the Count de Dene a prisoner of war taken at Nazare; as the earl has prayed that the said William may abide in his company for a time, and has mainperned that he shall return to prison upon warning received. By p.s. [176.]
[Fœdera.]
Dec. 14.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Norhampton. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of John Whyte and Henry Bryd of London, in favour of Roger Webster of Wenlyngburgh at suit of John Saunder of Corby for debt.
Robert de Ferrers to Robert Knolles knight and Custance his wife, Adam de Sancto Ivone, Thomas Grene and John Boys chaplain, their heirs and assigns. Charter with warranty of his manor of Pancras and lands etc. in the parishes of Iseldon, Kentishtoun and St. Giles of the lepers. Witnesses: Roger Leget, John Totenhale, William Rikill. Dated 19 December 1 Richard II.
Memorandumof acknowledgment, 21 December.
[Dec. 21 ?]
[Westminster.]
John Haddele citizen of London to Henry le Scrope knight lord of Massam. Recognisance for 200 marks, to be levied etc. in the city of London.
Indenture of defeasance of the foregoing recognisance, upon condition that Sir Henry le Scrope lord of Masham, his heirs or assigns, shall peaceably hold a tenement in the parish of St. Benet by Pouleswarff in Baynardescastel ward London, which he has by feoffment of John Hadlee citizen of London. [No date.] French.
Memorandumof acknowledgment by the parties, 22 December.
Dec. 24.
Westminster.
Henry Coly of Rothelan to John Ruynoun. Recognisance for 40l., to be levied etc. in Salop.
Cancelled on payment.
Membrane 20d.
Aug. 21.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of John Beaufront, Henry Cantebrigge, William Pritelwell, Robert Lincoln, Richard Claypole and John Buxton of the city of London, and order to set free Nicholas Andevere citizen and merchant of Winchester from Neugate prison, giving notice to Thomas de Maydenstone citizen and pepperer of London, administrator of the goods of Philip de Neuton citizen and pepperer who was executor of William de Neuton citizen and merchant of London, to be in chancery in the quinzaine of Michaelmas in order to prosecute his suit against the said Nicholas; as on the finding of a certificate of the late mayor of the staple of Westminster that the said Nicholas, with Henry de Burton and Hugh de Lemynton citizens and merchants of London on 2 July 33 Edward III made a recognisance to the said William de Neuton for 400l., which was not paid, the king ordered the sheriffs to take their bodies and keep them in custody until they should content the said administrator, causing their lands and chattels to be extended and appraised and to be seized into the king's hand for livery to the administrator until so contented; and the sheriffs certify that the said Henry and Hugh are not found in their bailiwick, and that they have taken the said Nicholas and seized certain his chattels.
Nov. 18.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Kent. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Hugh Cheyne 'mercer' Robert atte Celer 'paveour,' William Northwyche of the city of London and William Saymour of Bristol merchant, in favour of Thomas Gyu clerk, 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.
Nov. 29.
Westminster.
To John de la Pomeray, Robert Cornu knight, William Brun, Martin Ferrers, Robert de Tresulyan and John Cernes, justices appointed or 28 November last to take an assize of novel disseisin arraigned by William Carmynou against John Cergeaux, Elizabeth his wife and others concerning tenements in Hede co. Devon, another arraigned by the said William against Nicholas Wampforde sheriff of Cornwall and others concerning tenements in Tywardraith co. Cornwall, a third arraigned by Ralph Carmynou knight against the said Nicholas and others concerning tenements in that town, and a fourth arraigned by the said Ralph against the said John Cergeaux and Elizabeth concerning tenements in Ilfridecombe co. Devon. Writ of supersedeas.
Dec. 21.
Westminster.
Henry Lescrope knight lord of Massam to John de Haddele citizen of London. Recognisance for 400 marks, to be levied etc. in Yorkshire.
Indenture of defeasance of the foregoing recognisance, upon condition that John Hadle citizen of London, his heirs or assigns, shall peaceably hold all the lands etc. in Stebenhethe co. Middlesex which he has by feoffment of Sir Henry le Scrope lord of Masham. [No date.] French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 22 December.
Henry le Scrope lord of Masham to John Hadlee citizen of London and Margery his wife, and to the heirs and assigns of the said John. Charter with warranty of all the said Henry's messuages, lands etc. in Stebenhethe co. Middlesex, sometime of Sir Stephen Asshewy knight. Witnesses: John Phillipot, Adam de Sancto Ivone, Thomas Cornwaleys, John Shordych, William Preston, Robert Spyre, Richard Somynour, William Spyre, John Broke. Dated Stebenhethe, Sunday the eve of St. Thomas the Apostle 1 Richard II.
Memorandumof acknowledgment, 22 December.

Footnotes

  • 1. In the warrant Faryngton.