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Close Rolls, Richard II: May 1378

Pages 134-136

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

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May 1378

May 16.
Westminster.
Thomas abbot of Stonley, for himself and the convent, to Henry Herbury citizen and vintner of London. Recognisance for 20l., to be levied etc. of their lands and chattels and ecclesiastical goods in Warwickshire.
Degary Says knight to the late king, his heirs and executors, and to King Richard. Release and acquittance of all moneys of him received to the late king's use. Dated London, 7 April 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 17 May.
May 18.
Westminster.
John Blount knight to Michael de la Pole knight. Recognisance for 40 marks, to be levied etc. of his lands and chattels in Wiltesir.
May 19.
Westminster.
Brother John le Messer prior of St. Nicholas Arundell of the order of St. Benedict, for himself and the convent, to William de Bures, John Payn and Robert Norton of Surrey. Recognisance for 200 marks, to be levied etc. of their lands and chattels and ecclesiastical goods in Sussex.
May 19.
Westminster.
Nicholas de Massyngham and Alexander de Massyngham of Norffolk to Hugh de Gaudeby clerk. Recognisance for 10 marks, to be levied etc. of their lands and chattels in Norffolk.
May 8.
Westminster.
To John Poucher escheator in Lincolnshire. Writ of supersedeas, and order to release any distress made upon Andrew Luttrell for his homage; as for 13s. 4d. by him paid the king has respited his homage until Michaelmas.
The like to William de Melton escheator in Yorkshire.
May 14.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas in favour of Thomas de Wilford clerk of chancery, parson of Erthyngelegh and prebendary of Hempsted in Cicestre cathedral, and pardon of 8 marks due upon his benefices for the two years' tenths granted to the king by the clergy of the province of Canterbury, upon his petition, shewing that while defending the realm he was lately taken by the enemies of France at Rottyngden co. Sussex and imprisoned, and paid them a great sum for his ransom, for which without great aid of friends his goods or benefices may not suffice; and order to discharge as well the said Thomas as the collectors of the said tenths in the diocese of Cestre (sic). By the great council.
Membrane 5d.
Thomas son of Thomas de Agmondesham and Thomas Coperkyng of Agmondesham co. Bukyngham. Indenture of manumission, and grant with warranty to Thomas Coperkyng, his heirs and assigns of all lands in Agmondesham which were of Bartholomew Coperkyng and of John Coperkyng father of the said Thomas at a yearly rent of 22s. 8d. and suit of the grantor's court of Agmondesham every three [weeks]. Dated Agmondesham, 6 May 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the parties, 1 June.
Robert Bays vicar of Yevele to Master Robert Sloo and John Bays. Grant of all profits of his vicarage arising for five years from Easter last, paying him yearly one rose at Midsummer, towards finding a parochial chaplain to serve the said church and support all charges ordinary and extraordinary; and grant to John Bays of all his goods and chattels. Dated 1 April 51 Edward III.
Robert Bays vicar of Yevele to Robert Sloo and John Bays. Like grant, dated Saturday the eve of the Close of Easter 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing writings, 3 June.
William de Wod Eynderby clerk to Adam Baunne citizen and goldsmith of London and Edmund del Clay, their heirs and assigns. Gift with warranty of a yearly rent of 50 marks of lands etc. in Leyndon, Burstede, Estlee and Westlee co. Essex which he had by feoffment of Thomas Gobyon; and he has put them in seisin by livery of 12d. Witnesses: Thomas Gobyon, John Gobyon, John Goldman. Dated 24 May 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 4 June.
Indenture of defeasance of the foregoing rent, upon condition that Adam Baunne citizen and goldsmith of London and Edmund del Clay be saved harmless in respect of two several bonds of 500l. by them made to Roger fitz Andrewe of Wyllyngale and William Chipstede citizen and fishmonger of London for certain covenants pertaining to Thomas Cobyon (sic) contained in an escrow unsealed and delivered to an indifferent hand. Dated 26 May 1 Richard II. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the parties, 4 June.
June 5.
Westminster.
William de Claxton knight to John de Neville of Raby. Recognisance for 80l., to be levied etc. in Northumberland.
William de Ufford earl of Suffolk lord of Eye and Framelyngham to Robert de Swylyngton, Brian de Stapilton, Nicholas Gernoun, Roger de Boys knights, John de Pieshale clerk, Ralph de Walsham, Reynold de Eccles, William Phelip, Roger de Wolferston, Robert de Aisshfeld, Henry Sergeaunt and Thomas de Wroxham, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim of the castle and town of Orford, the manors of Combes, Walsham, Wykes Ufford, Baudesseye and Helmyngham co. Suffolk, the manor of Hikelyngg, the leet of Wynterton and lands in Wynterton and Somerton co. Norffolk, the knights' fees and advowsons thereto belonging. Dated Perham, Wednesday before St. Barnabas 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 12 June.
May 1.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Robert Watlyngton of London, William Ramseye of Wandesworth of Surrey, John Fen of London 'sadler' and John Northeroun of London 'lorimer,' in favour of Robert Savage of Wandesworth and Joan his wife at suit of John Perle of Wandesworth for debt.
June 14.
Westminster.
Thomas de Roos lord of Hamelak knight to Reynold de Grey lord of Ruthyn knight. Recognisance for 2,000 marks, to be levied etc. in Yorkshire.
Reynold de Grey of Ruthyn knight to Thomas de Roos of Hamelak knight. Recognisance for 2,000 marks, to be levied etc. in Bedfordshire.
May 8.
Westminster.
To Lawrence Hauberk, appointed with others guardian of the peace and justice of oyer and terminer in Leycestershire and Roteland. Writ of supersedeas, as the king has removed him from office.
William de Claxton knight to William Lambard and John de Claxton, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manor of Claxton, which they have for a term of years by his demise. Dated 9 June 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 15 June.
May 14.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Order to stay until the quinzaine of Michaelmas their demand made against Thomas le Despenser knight, Thomas Sewale, John Parker of Olneye late escheators in Bukinghamshire or Walter de Craunford now escheator to answer or account for the issues of the manor of Buklond and lands in Amoundesham and Sengleburgh whereof was a plea between the late king and Thomas le Despenser; as that plea was sent for debate before the late king, and is yet pending without debate, as John de Cavendyssh chief justice has certified in chancery.