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Close Rolls, Richard II: March 1378

Pages 133-134

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

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March 1378

Membrane 6d.
March 25.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Order by mainprise of Nicholas Thornton of Yorkshire, Walter Helyon of London, William Brice of London 'taillour' and Thomas Sharpyng of London to set free William atte Lee of Gildeford imprisoned in Neugate at suit of Thomas Chelreye, William Sharpyng, Thomas Medlaue and John Tylneye executors of Roger Long late citizen and vintner of London for 17l. 13s. 8d.
March 20.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Simon Morle of Yorkshire, John Woderoue and John Lee of Oxfordshire, in favour of Lawrence Pabinham knight at suit of Thomas Walden citizen and spicer of London for debt.
March 18.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Cantebrigge. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of John de Lincoln clerk and John de Walesby of Lincolnshire, in favour of Richard Clerk of Wenday at suit of Peter Molt for trespass.
March 24.
Westminster.
To the collectors of customs in the port of Newcastle upon Tyne. Order, by assent of the Council, to cause proclamation to be made that all merchants willing to take wool to Calais may henceforward ship the same in that port and take it thither at their own risk, first paying the customs and subsidies, and order to suffer them so to do, so that they pass in safety, notwithstanding the king's command of 8 January last to make proclamation that, by reason of the perils which might happen by the king's enemies, merchants willing to ship wool between that date and September should ship the same within the space of fourteen days before the Purification and the months of February and March and at no other time without the king's special command. By bill of the treasurer.
[Fœdera.]
The like to the collectors in the port of Kyngeston upon Hull and eight other ports.
[Ibid.]
April 9.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of William Hardyng, John Vendur and Robert Lincoln of London, in favour of John Lincoln at suit of John Huntyngdon clerk averring threats.
March 3.
Westminster.
To the steward and marshals of the king's household and the steward's clerk or his representative. Order to send into chancery under the seal of the steward's office any indictments for felonies before them made within the verge of the household against John Dodeford prior of St. Frideswide Oxford, and all things concerning the same, and to cause the prior, who is imprisoned in the marshalsea prison it is said, to come before the king in chancery, staying altogether any arraignment of the said prior before them and the process upon those indictments.
John Costantyn, Edmund de Clay and Richard Pecche to John Pecche citizen of London and Mary his wife and to the heirs and assigns of the said John Pecche. Charter of a messuage, 250 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow, 12 acres of wood, 50s. of rent and a rent of 42 hens and 300 eggs in Lullyngston Payforer, and the reversions etc. in that town sometime in the seisin of William Chellesfeld or of William Payforer and Lora his wife, which the grantors had by feoffment of Hugh Bures, provided that the wording of the grant shall only bar the grantors and their heirs, and shall not bind them to warranty of the premises or to make up the value thereof. Witnesses: Richard Mabank, Stephen Edolf, Robert Curtays, John Chapmansford, William de Eton, John de Eton, Roger Kirkeby of Horton. Dated Lullyngston aforesaid, the eve of St. Philip and St. James 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by Edmund de Clay and Richard Pecche, 4 May.