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Close Rolls, Richard II: September 1377

Pages 17-18

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 1377

Sept. 6.
Westminster.
To the mayor and bailiffs of Kyngeston upon Hull. Order to dearrest the ships of Campe and Pruys there arrested, if of the ports aforesaid and not of the king's enemies, the owners and seamen, and the goods and merchandise therein, suffering them to pass to Scone, any command to the mayor and bailiffs previously addressed notwithstanding. By C.
Sept. 7.
Westminster.
To the mayor and bailiffs of Grymesby. Order to keep under arrest until further order five ships of Scotland laded with armour and victuals to be taken to Scotland which have touched at that port as the king is informed, the seamen thereof, and the said armour and victuals, certifying under seal in chancery the quantity and description thereof. By C.
The like to the mayor and bailiffs of Kyngeston upon Hull concerning a ship of Scotland which has touched there.
Aug. 28.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Bukingham. Order to cause a coroner to be elected instead of John Badeby, who is making ready to sail on the king's service in the company of Thomas de Wodestok earl of Bukingham the king's uncle.
Sept. 14.
Westminster.
To the bailiffs of the city of Lincoln for the time being. Writ de intendendo, directing them of the farm of the city to pay every year to Thomas de Roos of Hamelak, cousin and heir of William de Roos of Hamelak, a rent of 146l. 13s. 4d. until provision of 400 marks a year of land and rent shall be made to him or his heirs; as in exchange for 400 marks a year of land and rent in fee between Thames and Tees which the king promised him the said William rendered to King Edward II the castle of Werk upon Twede with the knights' fees, serjeanties etc. except the advowsons of cells pertaining to Kirkeham priory and Boulton hospital, and on 25 September in the 11th year of his reign the said king gave him as security 400 marks a year of rent of his farms of York and Lincoln, namely of York 120l. and of Lincoln 146l. 13s. 4d., until he should make the said William or his heirs a feoffment of the land and rent so promised; and no such provision is made. By C.
The like to the bailiffs of the city of York for the time being, for payment of 120l. a year. By C.
Sept. 10.
Westminster.
Order to the sheriff of Surrey to cause a coroner to be elected instead of Peter atte Merssh, who is insufficiently qualified.