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Close Rolls, Richard II: September 1378

Pages 152-154

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

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September 1378

Sept. 6.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Order to set free brother William Bonel monk of St. Saviour Roddone, imprisoned in Neugate at the suit of John duke of Brittany and earl of Richemond, upon certificate of the duke addressed to the council.
Sept. 16.
Westminster.
To the reeve, bailiff, farmer or receiver of the king's manor of Drakelowe and lands of Rudheth co. Cestre for the time being. Order of the issues of the said manor and lands to pay to Robert Bracy the king's serjeant his janitor 10l. a year for life and the arrears since 10 February last; as for good service to him the king's father granted the said Robert an annuity of 10l. of the issues and profits of the manor of Risebergh, and for that the king while prince after his father's death gave that manor for life to Lewis de Clifford his knight, and the said Robert gave up the said grant to be cancelled, the king has granted him in recompense thereof 10l. a year of the profits of the manor and land aforesaid for life or until the king shall appoint him the same elsewhere, namely of the 20l. a year which Richard Hampton the king's esquire used to take, which 20l. the said esquire shall in future take of the manor of Walton upon Trent co. Derby.
Et erat patens.
Oct. 7.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of York for the time being. Order to pay to Thomas Fyftimyle 2d. a day for life and the arrears since 9 March last, according to letters patent of the late king, confirmed on that day by the king, granting him for life that maintenance for good service and for that he was maimed in the late king's service so that he might not help himself.
Et erat patens.
To the keeper or farmer of the king's manor of Eltham for the time being. Like order, mutatis mutandis, to pay to Ralph Bataille keeper of the king's houses in that manor 6d. a day so long as he shall have the keeping thereof, and the arrears since 17 March last, according to letters patent of the late king, confirmed on that day by the king, appointing him keeper of the said houses and at his own cost to repair the same at all times when need be in things which pertained to the office of carpenter.
Et erat patens.
Membrane 29.
Sept. 18.
Westminster.
To the farmers of certain lands of Thomas de Veer earl of Oxford in the king's hand by reason of the nonage of Robert his son and heir. Order of the farm thereof to pay to the said Robert during his nonage 100l. a year, and the arrears thereof since Michaelmas last, according to letters patent of 14 September 50 Edward III granting him while in the king's wardship that sum for maintenance out of the 300l. a year which the said farmers were bound to pay the king, which grant the king confirmed by letters patent of 18 April last.
Et erat patens.
Sept. 16.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer of Ireland and to the chamberlains there. Order to discharge John Cromar, late collector of certain the king's rents of Newcastle Lyon in Ireland, of 55s. arrears of his account, which the king has pardoned him, discharging also Walter Hore who was receiver of the said rents as the king is informed. By p.s. [486.]
Sept. 22.
Westminster.
To Alan de Buxhull constable of the Tower of London and to his lieutenant. Order to deliver to the custody of Richard de Imworth, keeper of the prison of the king's marshalsea, David Pogha chaplain of Ivo de Galys. The king has commanded the said Richard to receive him and keep him in safe custody.
Membrane 28.
Sept. 17.
Westminster.
To the abbot and convent of Halesoweyn co. Salop. Order of the issues of the manor of Rouleye co. Stafford to pay to William Purcell the king's esquire 10l. 6s. 8d. a year, and the arrears since 20 March last, according to letters patent of the late king, confirmed on that date by the king, granting him for life or until the king should take other order for his estate the 10l. 6s. 8d. a year which the abbot and convent were bound to pay the king for the said manor to fee farm.
Et erat patens.
April 6.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Suthampton for the time being. Order to pay to Richard Lyons one of the late king's archers 6d. a day for his wages and 13s. 4d. a year at Christmas for his gown, according to letters patent of the late king, confirmed by the king, granting him the same for life or until the king should take other order for his estate.
Vacated, because in the first year.
Sept. 16.
Windsor.
To the farmer or receiver of the king's manor of Worldham for the time being. Order to pay to John Sleghe the king's esquire 2d. a day for life and the arrears since 13 January last, according to the king's letters patent of that date granting him for life the keeping of Worldham park co. Suthampton taking for wages 2d. a day.
Et erat patens.
Sept. 28.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Lincoln for the time being. Order to pay to Richard de Torperle 12d. a day for life and the arrears since 10 May last; as for good service to himself and Isabel his daughter the late king granted the said Richard 7½d. a day of the issues of that county, and after granted him further 4½d. a day for life or until the king should take other order for his estate; and on the date aforesaid the king confirmed those grants.
Oct. 7.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer and to the chamberlains. Order to account with Ingram de Umframville constable of Scardeburgh castle for the expenses by him laid out upon repair of the castle; and to the treasurer and chamberlains to pay what by his oath they shall be assured that he so laid out.
Sept. 24.
Westminster.
To the collectors of customs and the keepers of the passage in the port of London. Order to suffer Christiana Lustyk of Bruges in Flanders to lade in that port and take to Flanders for sale eighty mantles of Ireland and 21 pieces of cloth for making such mantles, first paying the customs and duties thereupon; as the king has given her licence so to do.