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Close Rolls, Richard II: November 1378

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

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November 1378

Nov. 12.
Gloucester.
To the bailiffs of Coventre for the time being. Order of the issues of that lordship to pay to Baldwin de Bereford 40l. a year and the arrears since 22 March last, according to the king's confirmation on that date of a grant made to him by the king's father for good service.
Et erat patens.
Nov. 6.
Gloucester.
To Peter Rede. Order to put in safe custody and keep without loss until further order all goods and merchandise found in a ship of Genoa, Lewis Catan master or owner (patronus), lately taken at sea by the king's lieges of his small fleet, brought to Sandwich, and there kept under arrest, and if any be taken or eloigned, to cause the same to be brought back and safe kept as he will answer it to the king and council; as by advice of the council the king's will is that all be so kept until order be taken by him and the council. By C.
The like to the following:
John Philipot.
The mayor and bailiffs of Sandwich.
Nov. 22.
Westminster.
Order to the sheriff of Lincoln to cause a coroner to be elected instead of Robert de Holme, who is insufficiently qualified.
Nov. 26.
Westminster.
Order to the sheriff of York to cause a coroner to be elected instead of William de Lackenby; as the king has learned by credible witness that he is sick and aged, wherefore he has removed him.
Membrane 24.
Oct. 5.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer and to the chamberlains. Order to account with William de Burstall the king's clerk, to whom the late king on 22 July in the 45th year of his reign committed for life the keeping of the House of the Converts London with fees and wages for himself, one chaplain and one clerk serving the house, and for John de Sancta Maria and Lawrence de Sancto Martino converts thereof now living, as they used to account with Richard Eiremyn and Henry de Ingelby late keepers thereof, namely from 22 July 49 Edward III the date of the last account, allowing him such wages as were allowed to the said Richard and Henry, and order to the treasurer and chamberlains to pay him what is found to be due; as King Edward I of his reverence for the Virgin Mary granted by letters patent to the said converts 202l. 4d. a year at the exchequer to their maintenance and the maintenance of a keeper of the house, two chaplains and one clerk and of other their property during the said converts' lives, so that after the death of every of them so much a year of the said sum should be deducted as the deceased used to have for his portion.
Oct. 9.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Lincoln for the time being. Order to pay to John de Multon knight 100 marks a year and the arrears since 27 January last, according to the king's confirmation on that date of a grant for life made to the said John on 24 April 49 Edward III.
Et erat patens.
Sept. 3.
Westminster.
To the steward, farmer or receiver of the king's manor of Cheillesmore for the time being. Order to pay to William de Norton 10l. a year, according to a grant made to him by E. prince of Wales for good service and for that he became blind (secus) in the prince's service, and confirmed by the king as well while prince of Wales as after he took upon him the governance of the realm.
Et erat patens.
Nov. 3.
Gloucester.
To John de Beauchamp constable of Gloucestre castle and to his lieutenant. Order to receive and keep in safe custody in that castle until further order Thomas Faucomberge knight, who at the king's command shall be delivered to him by Alan de Buxhull constable of the Tower of London or his lieutenant. By K. and C.
Nov. 3.
Gloucester.
To Alan de Buxhull constable of the Tower of London and to his lieutenant. Order to deliver to John de Beauchamp constable of Gloucestre castle or to his lieutenant, to be kept in custody there until further order, Thomas Facomberge knight imprisoned in the Tower at the king's command. The king has commanded the said John to receive him. By K. and C.
Nov. 5.
Gloucester.
To the mayor and sheriffs of London. Order to cause Roger Fucate, by them taken with certain bulls etc. sent into the realm by French cardinals and imprisoned, to come before the council at Gloucestre on Saturday after Martinmas next with the cause of taking him and the bulls etc. to the prejudice of the king and realm found with him, in order to give information to the king and council, and further to do and receive what shall then be appointed. By C.
Nov. 8.
Gloucester.
To the receiver of the issues of the king's lands and lordships in Cornwall and Devon for the time being. Order to pay to Edward de Berkele knight 50l. a year for life and arrears, according to a grant of Edward prince of Wales, confirmed by the king when prince, and further confirmed by letters patent of 22 March last.
Et erat patens.
Nov. 8.
Gloucester.
To the collectors of customs in the port of St. Botolph for the time being. Order to pay to John duke of Brittany count of Montfort and earl of Richemund and to Joan his wife 37l. 16s. 8d. a year and the arrears since 5 April last; as by treaty and concord between them the king was bound to assign to the duke and his wife and to the heirs of the duke's body a castle and the value of 700 marks a year in lands and rents in England for the castle of Brest which the duke delivered to him, and on 14 September last with advice and assent of the council the king gave to the duke and Joan his wife and to the heirs of the duke's body in part thereof the castle and manor of Risyng with his purparty in the 'tolbothe' of Lenne and all other members and appurtenances of that manor in Norffolk to the value of 110l., the manor of Sevenhampton with the hundred of Heworth and all other its members and appurtenances in Wiltesir to the value of 106l. 13s. 4d., and the manors of Soureby and Penreth with their members in Cumberland to the value of 220l. a year, saving to Edmund Noon the king's esquire for his life the water of Wygenhale with the profits thereof, extended at 8 marks a year, according to a gift of the king's father confirmed by the king, and saving to John Gateneys the lands by him held for life in Rysyng, Ryden and Wotton extended at 50s. a year, being parcel of the appurtenances of the said castle and manor as found by an extent made at the king's command, willing that the grantees should take as well those 8 marks during the said Edmund's life as those 50s. during the said tenant's life of the issues of the said customs until by decease of the tenants the premises should come to their hands, and the king further granted them of the same customs 30l. a year, the residue lacking of those 700 marks a year, until provision should be made them of other lands and rents to that yearly value, and of his gift the proportion of 37l. 16s. 8d. from 5 April last to 14 September aforesaid. Proviso that on the said Edmund's death payment of 8 marks a year shall cease, payment of 50s. a year on the death of John Gateneys, and of 30l. a year when provision shall be made as aforesaid.
Et erat patens.
Nov. 16.
Gloucester.
To Gilbert Wace escheator in Berkshire. Order to remove the king's hand and meddle no further with the manor of Bockelond, delivering to Katherine late the wife of Thomas de Besyles knight any issues thereof taken since his death; as the king has learned by inquisition, taken by the escheator, that by feoffment of Richard Belle parson of Burwarscote and others, made with the king's licence, the deceased held the same jointly with her in chief by knight service, and the king has taken her fealty.
Nov. 20.
Gloucester.
To John Beauchamp constable of Gloucestre castle and to his lieutenant. Order to receive Roger Foucate from him who shall deliver him at the king's command, and to keep him in safe custody in the said castle until further order of the king or council for his deliverance, as he will answer for him to the council; as lately by writ the king commanded the mayor and sheriffs of London to cause the said Roger, who was by them taken with certain bulls etc. sent by French cardinals into the realm and imprisoned, to come on Saturday last before the council at Gloucestre, with the cause of taking him and the bulls etc. to the prejudice of the king and realm found with him, in order to give information to the king and council, and the said mayor and sheriffs so did, as appears by the return of the said writ remaining in chancery; and now by advice of the council the king has thought fit to send him to the constable's custody in the said castle. By C.
Membrane 23.
Nov. 28.
Westminster.
To John vicar of Coryngham, Robert parson of Ketilthorp and William Thurly, proctors, occupiers or farmers of the prebend of Coryngham and the portion of St. Mary Stowe thereto annexed. Order, for particular causes laid before the king and council in the parliament at Gloucestre, under a pain of 100l. to leave all else and, ceasing every excuse, to be in person before the king and council in the chancery at Westminster in the octaves of St. Hilary next, to give information to the council etc., safe keeping all moneys of those benefices arising without making payment to any but the treasurer. By C.
The like to the following, mutatis mutandis:
Roger Skyret of Bukyngham and William Bedeford of Sutton, proctors etc. of the prebend of Sutton.
Robert de Nassyngton and John son of Robert de Abbethorp, proctors etc. of the prebend of Nassyngton.
Adam Robelyn clerk, proctor etc. of the rectory of Adderbury.
John Hayward of Thame, proctor etc. of the prebend of Thame.
Ellis Duse of Aylesbury, proctor etc. of the prebend of Aylesbury.
The proctor etc. of the archdeaconry of Suffolk.
Garciana who was wife of Edmund Godwyn deceased, procuratrix etc. of the treasurership of Salisbury cathedral in the archdeaconry of Salisbury and of the church of Fyghelden to that dignity annexed.
Roger prior of Ivychurch (Monasterii Ederosi), proctor etc. of Alwardbury church with the chapel of Putton and Farle to that dignity annexed.
Reymund Peregrini, proctor etc. of the prebend of Calne in the archdeaconry of Salisbury, of the archdeaconry of Berkshire, and of the prebend of Worthe in the county and archdeaconry of Wiltesir.
John Benet of Salisbury, proctor etc. of the prebend of Wodeford and Willesford co. Wiltesir in the archdeaconry of Salisbury.
William de Latymer, proctor etc. of the archdeaconry of Canterbury, to which pertain the parish church of Lymyn' in that diocese, the churches of Tenham, Hakyngton near Canterbury, St. Clement and St. Mary Sandewich.