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Close Rolls, Richard II: June 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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June 1378

Membrane 37d.
June 22.
Westminster.
John Plays knight to Robert Howard knight. Recognisance for 1,000l.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in Essex.
Robert Howard knight to John Plays knight. Recognisance for 1,000l., to be levied etc. in Norffolk.
John Cambray to Henry Vannere of London, Richard de Ty clerk and Thomas vicar of Wassyngton, their heirs and assigns. Charter with warranty of all lands etc. in Wassyngton, Fyndon and elsewhere in Sussex which he had by gift of Christina Cambray his mother. Witnesses: William Tauk, William Cheyne, John Tauk, William Olmestede, William Merlot the younger. Dated London, 25 May 47 Edward III.
John Cambray to Roger Goldynge vicar of Fyndon and John Geffreye of Fyndon. Letter of attorney appointing them to deliver to Henry Vannere [of] London, Richard de Ty clerk and Thomas vicar of Wassyngton seisin of lands etc. in Wassyngton, Fyndon etc. which he had by gift of Christina Cambray his mother. Dated (as the last).
Memoranda of acknowledgment of the foregoing charter and writing in the chancery at Westminster 24 June this year.
June 26.
Westminster.
John de Pecham of Dodyngton and Hugh his son to William de Eyremynne clerk. Recognisance for 200l., to be levied etc. in Cambridgeshire.
Memorandum of defeasance, upon condition that the said Hugh shall not without his licence withdraw from the company of the said William wherein he is abiding.
Henry Husee of Kent to John Roiston. Recognisance for 200l., to be levied etc. in Kent.
Cancelled on payment.
Nicholas fitz Simond to Nicholle wife of Edward fitz Simond knight. Confirmation of their estate for life in the manor of Bengeho co. Hertford in virtue of a feoffment made by Hugh fitz Simond knight, father of the said Nicholas, to the said Edward his son and heir and the said Nicholle and to the heirs of their bodies, the said Edward having died without issue by her, saving to the said Nicholas the reversion thereof after her death. Dated Bengeho, Thursday the feast of St. John Baptist 2 Richard II. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by Nicholas son of Simon, 27 June.
William Gramary of Bykerton co. York knight to Thomas de Brydelyngton citizen and tailor of London and Agnes his wife for their lives. Gift with warranty of a yearly rent of 10 marks to be taken of all his lands in Bykerton, Bekhawe, Sallaye, Rypon and Thorpe by Rypon co. York, Chalfhunt co. Bukingham, Dodyngton in the vale of Aylesbury, Wrenstede co. Kent or elsewhere; and he has paid 6d. in part of the first term. Witnesses: John Shalyngford, Geoffrey Walderne, Robert Lindeseye drapers, Edmund Crandon 'malemaker,' Thomas Haliwell 'skynner' citizens of London. Dated London, Friday the feast of St. Barnabas 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 29 June this year.
Indenture of accord between Sir Edward Botiller and Sir Baldwin Seynt George concerning a parcel of land in Buryhattelee co. Bedeford recovered by Sir Edward against Sir Baldwin by an assize of novel disseisin at Dunstaple in 50 Edward III, that the same shall remain to Sir Edward and his heirs for ever as parcel of his manor of Buryhattelee, and Sir Baldwin hereby makes a release thereof to Sir Edward, John Takervylle, Richard Serjeant (Servant) clerk and John atte Haye tenants of that manor. Dated Buryhattelee, 1 July 2 Richard II. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the parties, 1 July.
John Royston to Henry Husee and Margaret his wife and to the heirs and assigns of the said Henry. Charter with warranty of all his lands in Sydyngbourne or elsewhere in Kent. Dated Sydyngbourne, Sunday after Midsummer 2 Richard II. Witnesses: Simon atte Gore, James Frogenhale, William Symme, William Frogenhale, James de Bourne, John Godwote, Richard de Blore and others, William Chaundeler and Hugh de Merston.
John Roystone to Henry Husee and Margaret his wife and to the heirs and assigns of the said Henry. Quitclaim with warranty of all lands etc. in Sydyngbourne or elsewhere in Kent which they had by his feoffment. Dated Sydyngbourne, Saturday 3 July 2 Richard II. Witnesses: William Symme, Simon atte Gore, Richard de Blore, William de Frogenhale, Hugh de Merstone, Peter Lamberd, John atte Thorne.
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing charter and writing, 3 July.
John Royston to Thomas de Garwentone of Welle and Hugh Merstone of Sydyngbourne. Letter of attorney, appointing them to deliver to Henry Husee and Margaret his wife seisin of lands in Sydyngbourne etc. Dated Sydyngbourne, Sunday after Midsummer 2 Richard II.
Indenture made between John Royston and Henry Husee, being the defeasance of a recognisance in chancery for 200l. made by the said Henry, upon condition that he, his heirs etc. shall pay 50 marks at Christmas next and 100l. at Michaelmas following. Dated 29 June 2 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the said John of the foregoing writing and indenture, 1 July.
John de Holand to Hugh de Wombewelle, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of all lands etc. in Holand and Wynteworth which the said Hugh has of his feoffment. Witnesses: John de Woderofe, Hugh de Arderne, Thomas de Gaitford. Dated London, Saturday after Midsummer 1378, 2 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 2 July.
Membrane 36d.
Margaret Mareschall countess of Norffolk and dame de Segrave to Anne countess of Pembroke and dame de Mauny her daughter. Confirmation, so far as in her lies, of an indenture between the parties (here fully recited), dated London, St. Matthew's day 50 Edward III, whereby the said Anne granted that her mother should have to her own use certain manors, lands etc., the wardship whereof during the nonage of John son and heir of Sir John de Hastynges earl of Pembroke and husband of the said Anne the late king granted to them, paying the farm reserved to the king and all other charges, with covenant that, if her mother should die during the said heir's nonage, the said Anne should have the premises until his full age without gainsaying of her mother's executors, the said executors being bound to discharge the same for the time her mother alone should occupy them. Dated London, 20 June 1 Richard II. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 23 June this year.
Anne countess of Pembroke and dame de Mauny to Margaret Mareschall countess of Norffolk and dame de Segrave. Like confirmation of (the above recited) indenture. Dated (as the last). French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 23 June this year.
Richard de Molyns, eldest son of Sir William de Molyns knight, to William Forde clerk, Thomas Sekyndon clerk, Robert Charleton, William Nafferton and Thomas atte Lude. Confirmation with warranty of a charter indented whereby his said father granted to them for their lives the manors of Somerforde, Lee and Gore co. Wiltesir and Swirford co. Oxford, a rent of 8l. of the manor of la Boxe co. Wiltesir held for life by Thomas Coubrugge and the reversion thereof after his death. Witnesses: John Bretewelle, Richard Bataille, John Wexham, John Foulmere, William Lambard. Dated Stoke Pougeys, 8 June 1 Richard II. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 23 June this year.
Henry Husee to John Cruys and John Blakebourne. Acquittance for 100l. received in chancery on Wednesday the eve of Midsummer 2 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 26 June.
Hugh de Cegrafe to John Neweman vicar of Holyngdon, John Brokamton parson of Ikynham and John Cauchois rector of Donigton, their heirs and assigns. Charter with warranty of the manor and advowson of Couelepeche co. Middlesex and all his lands in Thikenham, with rents, homages etc. to the same belonging, his land in the parish of Northwode sometime held in villenage by Edric de Buxle and all that goes with the said Edric sometime neif of Bartholomew Peche. Witnesses: Simon de Swannelond knight, William Swanlond, Ralph atte Merke, Richard Mareschal, Walter Lamberd. Dated Couelepeche, 10 March 36 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 26 June this year.
Nicholas fitz Simond to Dame Nicholle who was wife of Edward fitz Simond knight. Grant for life of a yearly rent of 20l. of his manors of Almeshobery and Tillebery cos. Essex and Hertford and his lands in Thebregh, Est Tellebery, West Tyllebery, Fobyngge, Fange, Coryngham and Stanford, with condition for defeasance thereof if she shall hold the manor of Bengeho co. Hertford during her life without being impleaded by action of formedon, waste or otherwise by the said Nicholas or his heirs. Dated Almeshobery, Thursday the feast of St. John Baptist 2 Richard II. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by Nicholas son of Simon, 27 June.
Nicholas son and heir of Hugh fitz Simond knight to Nicholle who was wife of Edward fitz Simond knight. Bond in 200 marks, with condition for defeasance if she shall hold for her life the manor of Bengeho without being impleaded or thrust out by the said Nicholas or his heirs. Dated Bengeho (as the last). French.
Nicholas son and heir of Hugh fitz Simond knight to Richard Wythermerssh. Letter of attorney, appointing him to receive of William atte Wode farmer of the manor of Tyllebery 10 marks at Michaelmas next without rendering account thereof. Dated Tyllebery, Saturday after Midsummer 2 Richard II. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing writing and indenture by Nicholas son and heir of Hugh son of Simon, 27 June.
June 28.
Westminster.
Andrew Homere to Thomas Cammel. Recognisance for 10l., to be levied etc. in Somerset.
July 6.
Westminster.
Thomas de Chelreye to Robert de Muskham clerk. Recognisance for 60s., to be levied etc. in Berkshire.
Cancelled on payment.
Membrane 35d.
June 23.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Andrew Michaelis and Lewis Donate of the city of London, in favour of Peter Ruspy clerk, ordered to give security upon information that he purposed to depart to foreign parts in order to prosecute matters to the prejudice of the king and many of the people.
Margaret late the wife of Sir John de Bareyngton knight to Sir John Maydewelle chaplain. Grant for life of 12 marks of yearly rent of her manors of Chesfeld and Gravele co. Hertford payable upon the altar of Holy Cross in the conventual church of Hatffeld Regis, and after his death to Sir William de Wauton knight the elder, Geoffrey Hunden, Ivo de Sandhurst, Sir John Tynmew rector of Ansti, John Hokkele and William atte Chambre parker of Bracstede and to their heirs, and proviso that the same shall remain to them in case he be possessed of a benefice of 20l. a year or upwards. Dated Hatffeld aforesaid, the morrow of the Circumcision 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 5 July this year.
Margaret who was wife of Sir John de Bareyngton of the one part and John Maydewelle, Sir William Wauton the elder, Geoffrey Hunden, Ivo Saundhurst, John Tynmew parson of Ansty, John Hokkele and William atte Chambre of the other part. Indenture of defeasance on the part of John Maydewell of (the above mentioned) rent, if he be advanced to a benefice of the value of 20l. a year, when it shall be lawful for the said William and the others to take the same. Covenant by the said John that he shall serve the said Margaret, performing divine service for her and for the souls of Sir John de Barnygton (sic) and others at her appointment, celebrating masses if he be not sick or otherwise hindered upon the altar of Holy Cross in the monks' church of Hatfeld where Sir John is buried, making his abode in that town, and performing those services elsewhere if he shall have occasion to be absent; and by Sir William and the others that, if he shall be advanced as aforesaid or shall die within twenty years, they shall with his assent if alive and the assent of the said Margaret's heirs find a chaplain in his stead, and that after twenty years the said rent shall cease. Dated Hatfeld aforesaid, the third day after the Circumcision 1 Richard II. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the said Margaret, John Maydewell, Geoffrey Hunden and John Hokkele, 5 July this year.
Thomas de la Dale of Kelsterne to Baldwin de Radyngton, Richard Wythermerssh and John de Seynesbury. Bond in 3,000l. payable at Easter next. Dated Westminster, 5 July 2 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 6 July.
June 23.
Westminster.
To Alan de Buxhull constable of the Tower of London, or to his lieutenant there. Order to take of John Trussell, there imprisoned, security for which they will answer at their peril, that he shall not leave the Tower until further order for his deliverance, and to suffer him to go at large within the Tower. By the great council.
William de Tudenham rector of Brandonferye to Margaret Colle of Brandonferye his parish[ioner]. Grant of his compassion, for that she is too infirm and aged to work in these days, of maintenance during his life in meat and raiment as his other servants have if she will abide with him, and if she will not a yearly pension of 20s. Dated Brandonferye, the eve of Whitsunday, 47 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 7 July this year.
John Lord of Leyghton to John de Styuecle, Nicholas de Styuecle, Richard de Thyrneby and John Glatton, their heirs and assigns. Charter with warranty of a rent of 6s. 2d. and two capons in Leyghton yearly, with the homages and services due from Walter Julian's tenement. Witnesses: Simon de Burgh, Geoffrey Hildegare, Robert Huntyngdon. Dated Leyghton, Monday before Midsummer 1 Richard II.
John Lord of Leyghton to Roger vicar of Leyghton, John Styuecle, John de Langton chaplain and Walter Burgeys, their heirs and assigns. Charter with warranty of all his lands etc. in Leyghton and Humbeston, and all reversions there. Witnesses: Nicholas de Styuecle the elder, Simon de Burgh, Geoffrey Hildegare. Dated Leyghton, Tuesday before Midsummer 1 Richard II (sic).
John Lord of Leyghton to Richard Asshedoun chaplain and John Glatton. Letter of attorney, appointing them to deliver to Roger vicar of Leyghton and others seisin of certain lands in Leyghton and Humbleston. Dated (as the last).
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing charters and writing at Huntyngdon before Roger de Fulthorp on Wednesday the eve of Midsummer this year, by virtue of a writ of dedimus potestatem which is on the chancery files for this year.
William Tournay, Thomas Evesham and Geoffrey Gremelesford citizens and merchants of London to John abbot of Glastyngbury. Joint and several bond in 533l. 6s. 8d. payable at Glastyngbury at the Purification next. Dated 12 July 2 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in the chancery at Westminster, 12 July.