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Close Rolls, Richard II: February 1378

Pages 124-127

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

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February 1378

Membrane 11d.
Feb. 12.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Oxford. Order, if Walter Chapman 'mercer' be not yet convicted of the death of Thomas son of John Yonge of Chepyngnorton, by mainprise of Richard Busshel, John Eberton, Edmund Pebworth of Gloucestershire and Richard Milton of Oxfordshire to set free from the gaol of Oxford castle Richard Swell indicted for consenting thereto, if of good fame, according to the statute of Westminster whereby men so indicted are replevisable, if of good fame, until the conviction of the principals.
Feb. 20.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of York. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of James de Lyons, John Gelle, William de York and Stephen Cecille, in favour of Thomas de Snayth 'litster,' William de Burnom 'lytster,' Richard de Caldewelle 'lytster,' John de Anlaby, John de Corby, John de Lincoln and John de Burton 'lytster,' at suit of John de Nessyngwyk of Beverley 'lyster' and Alice his wife, averring threats.
Baldwin Berford knight to William Neuport citizen and fishmonger of London, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manor and advowson of Clopton co. Cantebrigge and the knights' fees, wards, marriages, escheats etc., which manor, the advowson, knights' fees etc. excepted, was lately given to the said William by William de Hampton and John Berford clerks, who after granted him the advowson, knights' fees etc. as fully as the same belonged to the manor before the said gift. Dated 1 February 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 27 February.
Feb. 22.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Middlesex. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Katherine de Bures, John Aignelle, John Bluet, Henry Chilterne and John Radeswell of Hertfordshire, Walter de Thorp knight of Leycestershire, John Broke of Bukinghamshire and Simon Leye parson of Donton co. Essex, in favour of John de Chilterne at suit of Thomas abbot of St. Albans for debt; and order to set the defendant free if taken.
March 4.
Westminster.
To John king of Castille and Leon and duke of Lancastre. Writ of supersedeas in favour of Henry de Chatherton of Lancashire, and order to cause any distresses of him taken to be released; as at his petition presented in the late king's last parliament at Westminster, averring that although nought was found concerning him by inquisition taken by Gilbert le Norrays late coroner of Lancashire upon view of the body of Richard le Molyneux, at the suit of his enemies scheming of malice to grieve him, after the lapse of five years from the said Richard's death the said Gilbert and William de Bredekirke coroners took another inquisition, inserting that it was made upon view of the body, and indicted the said Henry for harbouring certain men indicted for manslaughter, and for withdrawing himself, having goods and chattels to the value of 100l., and returned that indictment before John de Cavendissh and his fellews justices appointed to hold pleas before the late king, and that so by virtue of estreats of the said justices sent to the exchequer 100l. was demanded of the said Henry by exchequer summons, and praying for remedy, it was agreed in parliament that a writ should be sent to the justices for examination of the record and process, ordering them to correct any error or defect therein, or otherwise to send for the coroners, examine them by oath, take further inquisition if need be, and if they should find that the last inquisition was taken as aforesaid to take other steps for discharge of the said Henry, and the late king commanded the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer to stay their demand aforesaid while the business was pending without debate before him, releasing any distress made; and now petition is made on behalf of the said Henry for the king's aid, shewing that by colour of letters patent of the late king granting to the duke all forfeitures in Lancashire, the said 100l. is current in demand against him by summons of the duke's exchequer, although by renewed summons the business is yet pending for debate before the king.
March 15.
Westminster.
Nicholas de Massyngham and William de Walcote to Hugh de Gaudeby clerk. Recognisance for 20l., to be levied etc. in Norffolk.
Cancelled on payment.
Richard Toky citizen and pepperer of London to John Payn of Dedham co. Essex. General release of all actions real and personal. Dated London, 26 March 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 26 March.
William Mulsho parson of Berwgby co. Norhampton, cousin and heir of William de Mulsho dean of St. Martin le Grand London, to William de Wykeham bishop of Winchester, his heirs and assigns. Grant of the reversion of the manor of Padeworth co. Berkes, now held for life by Joan who was wife of Fulk de Coudray knight, with meadows etc., knights' fees, advowsons etc. Witnesses: John Foxle, Bernard Brocas, Richard Addurbury, Hugh Segrave, John Golafre knights, Ralph Restwold, Edmund Stonore. Dated Suthwerk, 1 April 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 1 April.
Membrane 10d.
Attornment of Nicholaa who was wife of Edward fitz Simond knight to Richard Withermerssh, to whom Thomas Maundevylle, Thomas Hoo, Thomas Fitlyng knights. Robert Hoo clerk, Clement Spice, Robert Rikedoun and John del Hay have granted the reversion of the manor and advowson of Radewelle co. Hertford by her held for life by gift of Sir Hugh fitz Simond knight confirmed by them. Dated Radewelle, 26 November 1 Richard II. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 14 February.
John Wake of Clyfton and Adam Basyng to John Fitz Richard of Olneye and his heirs. Quitclaim with warranty of the manor of Paddebury late of John de Wolverton knight. Dated Olneye, Friday after St. Barnabas 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 12 February.
Feb. 1.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Cornwall. Writ of supersedeas in favour of John Penros, indicted for felony before Richard Sergeaux and his fellows, guardians of the peace and justices of oyer and terminer in Cornwall, by mainprise of Robert de Charlton of Wiltesir, John de Prestecotes of Devon, John Charnels of Leycestershire and John Blake of Devon, undertaking to bring him before Henry de Percehay and his fellows at the next delivery of Launceston gaol. By C.
William Brampton 'stokfishmongere' citizen of London to John Kirketon and William Goodsone citizens and 'stokfisshmongeres,' their heirs and assigns. Charter with warranty of all his lands in the parish of St. Olave Southwerk which he had by feoffment of John Litle citizen and fishmonger of London, lying between a tenement and garden of the prior of Holy Trinity Canterbury on the east, a tenement of Agnes who was wife of Walter Forester citizen and skinner on the west, the high street on the north and the public ditch of the town of Southwerk on the south, reserving to the leascholders their terms unexpired. Witnesses: John de Mockyng the elder, John Mockyng the younger, John Foxton 'grocer,' William Wyntringham 'carpenter,' William de Molton, Thomas Daue, John Brencheslee. Dated Southwerk, 12 February 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 19 February,
Feb. 17.
Westminster.
John Roose the king's servant is sent to the abbot and convent of Vale Royal, to have for life such maintenance therein as Roger Page deceased had at command of E. the king's father. By p.s. [245.]
Feb. 23.
Westminster.
Richard Whitefeld of Gloucestershire to Warin del Isle knight. Recognisance for 456 marks, to be levied etc. in Gloucestershire.
Feb. 28.
Westminster.
Walter de Thorp knight to Warin de Lisle knight. Recognisance for 40l. to be levied etc. in Leycestershire.
Feb. 17.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Lincoln. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Thomas de Pynchebek, John Alkebarowe, Philip Tilnay and John de Poynton of Lincolnshire, in favour of Robert Goberd of Spaldyng at suit of Adam Queynt of Spaldyng for trespass.
Joan daughter of Thomas Gerveys of Merstham to John Asshurst 'wodemongere' and citizen of London, Thomas, William and John her sons. Bond in 100l. Dated 20 March 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 19 March.
John Payn of Dedham co. Essex to Richard Toky citizen and pepperer of London. General release of all actions real and personal. Dated London, 26 March 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 26 March.