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Close Rolls, Richard II: September 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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September 1378

Sept. 8.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Kent. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of William Adam and Richard Storme of London, in favour of Nicholas Kylkenny at suit of Gilbert atte Lee for trespass; and order to set him free if taken.
Sept. 14.
Windsor.
To the collectors of petty customs in the port of London. Order, upon petition of the merchants of the Hanse of Almain, to suffer them until the next parliament to import and export all manner of merchandise at will, first paying the customs which by virtue of the liberties and privileges granted them by charters of former kings they used to pay, and finding security to answer to the king for all that shall by the council in parliament be adjudged due to the king over and above the same, staying the levy of customs other than used to be paid as aforesaid; as they have shewn that it was lately granted them by the council that they should pay none other than as aforesaid, but might import and export merchandise as above mentioned until Michaelmas next, and the king addressed his writ to the collectors accordingly, and that after the said term they fear that other customs may be levied of them for that the council has not yet adjudicated in the matter; and the king has respited all further payment until the next parliament. By bill of C.
The like to the collectors of petty customs in the following ports:
Great Jernemuth.
Kyngeston upon Hull.
The town of St. Botolph.
Sept. 18.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Cantebrigge. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of John Neuport the younger, John Ryngsted and Thomas Hare of the city of London, in favour of John Potton of Harleton 'carpenter' at suit of William Bateman for trespass, also for leaving his service at Harleton before the term agreed; and order to set the defendant free if taken and imprisoned.
Sept. 23.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of John atte Hundred citizen of London 'cordewaner,' William Redclyfe citizen of London 'cook,' William Bungeye citizen of London 'cordewaner' and Henry Broun citizen of London 'bakere,' in favour of Thomas Croo of London 'bakere' at suit of Reynold Knythhog of Sele citizen of London 'bakere' and John Groos of London 'bakere' averring threats.
The like to the same sheriffs, by mainprise of John Kent citizen of London 'brewere,' Thomas Croo of London 'bakere,' Gregory Tellyng citizen of London 'brewere' and Thomas Clement citizen of London 'taillour,' in favour of John Berkyng of London 'bakere' at suit of the said Reynold Knythhog of Seel and John Groos.
Sept. 18.
Westminster.
The like to the sheriff of Middlesex, by mainprise of John Moselay of London, William Mucheham of London, Walter Kedenay of London and William atte Stile of London 'barbour,' in favour of Roger Cooke of Hermondesworth at suit of Robert prior of Hermondesworth.
Sept. 20.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Suthampton. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Henry Keteryng 'skynner,' Robert Fetherby 'skynner' and Richard Redyng 'skynner' of London, in favour of Richard Bedewynde of Redyng at suit of William Bacoun merchant of Suthampton dwelling in English street (in vico Anglico) for debt.
Membrane 27d.
Edward Botiller of Northburi knight to Sir John Bluseworth clerk and Nicholas Bluseworth the elder, their heirs and assigns. Gift with warranty of a yearly rent of 40l. to be taken of the manor of Hegham Gobion co. Bedford; and he has delivered 2d. in name of seisin. Dated London, the Assumption 2 Richard II.
Edward Botiller of Northbury knight to Nicholas Bluseworth the elder and Sir John Bluseworth clerk, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manor of Salterton co. Wiltesir, with lands etc. Dated St. Peter's Chains 2 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing writing and quitclaim, 12 September.
Sept. 23.
Westminster.
To the warden of the Flete prison or his representative. Order by mainprise of Peter Bragadyn merchant of Venys, Lanfranc Calve merchant of Janua, Peter Mark merchant of Florence, Nicholas Boune merchant of Venys and James Lyons the king's serjeant at arms to set free Mark Lambard merchant there imprisoned; as they have mainperned to have him before the council from time to time upon warning received. By C.
Sept. 12.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Bukingham. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of John atte Hole and John Fisshe of London, in favour of Katherine who was wife of Lawrence de Lynford knight and John son of John de Shiryngton at suit of John Kyngesfold for trespass.
Sept. 8.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Kent. Writ of supersedeas in favour of Nicholas Kilkenny (as above, last page).
Sept. 12.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Somerset. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Thomas Gloucestre 'cordewaner' and Thomas Breul 'cordewaner' of London, in favour of William Haseldene at suit of John Natton of Bathe for render of 7l. 5s.
Oct. 23.
Gloucester.
Henry Catwayt parson of Quynton to Reynold de Hilton clerk. Recognisance for 110 marks, to be levied etc. of his lands and chattels and ecclesiastical goods in Warwickshire.
Memorandum of defeasance, upon condition that the said Henry pay 27 marks 6s. 8d. at the Annunciation and 27 marks 6s. 8d. at Midsummer next.
Oct. 28.
Gloucester.
Edward Dalyngrugge knight to John Goderyk. Recognisance for 20 marks, to be levied etc. of his lands and chattels in Sussex.
Cancelled on payment.
Oct. 29.
Westminster.
Richard Wilteshire to Fulk Corbet. Recognisance for 40l., to be levied etc. in Bukinghamshire.
Oct. 24.
Gloucester.
To the collectors of customs in the port of Great Jernemuth. Order, until by this parliament order be taken, and until further order of the king, to suffer all merchants of the Hanse of Almayn who will take over sea cloths and merchandise whatsoever, first paying the ancient customs which by virtue of liberties and privileges granted them by charters of former kings they used to pay, and finding security to answer to the king for all that by advice of this parliament shall be adjudged due to him over and above the same, to lade such merchandise in ships in that port and take it thither, staying the levy of any sums upon imports or exports over and above the ancient customs aforesaid. By C.
The like to the bailiffs of Great Jernemuth.
Membrane 26d.
Sept. 24.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Order by mainprise of William Hert, Thomas Noreys, Thomas Hervy and Peter Fekelden of London, to set free Robert Champaigne, imprisoned in default of finding mainpernors upon information received that he purposed to pass to foreign parts in order to prosecute many things to the prejudice of the king and many of the people.
Sept. 22.
Westminster.
To Robert Bealknap chief justice of the Common Bench. Summons to be present in person at a parliament at Gloucestre on Wednesday after St. Luke next; as it is by the king and council appointed that the said Robert and certain other justices shall be there, and that Roger de Kirketon and Henry de Percehay justices of the said Bench shall be at Westminster for holding common pleas.
[Rep. on Dignity of a Peer, iv. p. 678.]
The like to the following, the clause concerning the said Roger and Henry being omitted:
Roger de Fulthorp and William de Skipwyth justices of the Common Bench.
John Holt, David Hanemere and John de Middelton the king's serjeants.
[Ibid. p. 679.]
Sept. 24.
Westminster.
To John Keppok justice appointed to hold pleas that attend the justice of Ireland. Order not to proceed without advising the king to take an inquisition between the king and John Goldyng concerning a feoffment to the said John made by Hugh Goldyng, being lately sick unto death, of a messuage, one carucate of land, 20 acres of turbary and 3 acres of meadow in Chircheton, held of Roger de Mortuo Mari earl of March as of his castle and manor of Trym then in the late king's hand by the earl's death and by reason of the nonage of Edmund his son and heir, the same being made in order to bar the late king from the ward and marriage of William son and heir of the said Hugh then five years of age; as it is the king's will to see that he be saved harmless therein. By C. upon information of William de Dyghton.
Sept. 26.
Westminster.
Alvered Trussell knight, John Parker of Olney and Hugh le Dispenser to the king. Joint and several recognisance for 100l., to be levied etc. in Norhamptonshire.
Memorandum of defeasance, with condition for the good behaviour of John Trussell, imprisoned in the Tower of London for trespasses against the king and his ministers in the forest of Clifbailly, whose mainpernors the said Alvered, John and Hugh are.
Thomas de Multon, son and heir of William de Multon, to Hugh de Dacre knight and William de Dacre his son, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manor and advowson of Holbech and all lands in Holand that were of Thomas de Multon father of William. Witnesses: Henry Lescrope, Richard Lescrope knights, Robert de Plesyngton, John de Gunwardby, Thomas de Sandes. Dated London, 9 October 2 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in the chancery at London, 11 October.
Indenture made between Richard de Burle knight and Thomas Barre knight, tenants in common of the manor of Burgate co. Southampton with Fordebrugge hundred as cousins and heirs of Henry son and heir of Sir Richard de Pembrugge save that Sir Richard and his heirs shall have therein 2½ marks a year more than Sir Thomas and his heirs by reason of a partition of other lands between them made, witnessing that Sir Richard, his heirs and assigns, shall have all that pertains to Sir Thomas in the said manor and hundred rendering yearly to Sir Thomas and his heirs at Nowelond in Irchenfeld 20l. 6s. 8d., upon condition that when Sir Richard or his heirs shall make to Sir Thomas or his heirs a feoffment which they will accept of lands in the counties of Gloucestre, Wyrcestre and Hereford to that value the said rent shall cease, and that when a like feoffment shall be made of such lands to a less value a proportionate part thereof shall cease, provided that if without negligence, fraud or covin such lands or parcel thereof shall after be lost by judgment in the king's court, or the said Thomas etc. shall be thrust out, the lands put in execution by recognisance of statute merchant or otherwise, or charged with rent charge not reckoned at the time of feoffment, a proportion of the said rent shall be paid; and the said feoffment shall be upon condition that if Sir Richard, his heirs or assigns, shall likewise lose the manor and hundred aforesaid or parcel thereof, or shall be charged as aforesaid, it shall be lawful for them again to enter the lands whereof feoffment shall be made or a proportionate part thereof and hold the same so long as they shall so be losers, and if that shall happen while the said rent is payable the same or a proportion thereof shall cease. Dated Gloucestre, Saturday after Martinmas 2 Richard II. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the parties in the chancery at Gloucestre, 13 November.
William Braybroke to Richard de Burley knight, his heirs and assigns. Charter with warranty of all lands etc. in Pykesley, Stoke and Tadyngton co. Hereford which the said William had by feoffment of John de Grandissono bishop of Exeter, and the bishop by inheritance after the death of Sir Peter de Grandissono his brother. Witnesses: John Walweyn, Walter Hurtesley, John 'of the Lynde,' Robert Broy, Robert Solers. Dated Gloucestre, Wednesday before Martinmas, 2 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment at Gloucestre, 14 November.
Thomas de Broghton parson of Neweton to Robert de Plesyngton, his heirs and assigns. Charter with warranty of a third part of the manor of Ellale co. Lancastre with common of fishery etc. and all his lands there sometime of William son of Roger de Slene. Witnesses: Robert de Ursewyk, Richard de Caterall, Roger de Brokholes, Adam de Caterall, John de Mirescogh. Dated the church of St. Andrew Holburne in the suburb of London, 26 November 2 Richard II.
Thomas de Broghton (as above) to Thomas de Rygmayden, John de Skereton, Peter de Bolroun and Richard Bank. Letter of attorney, appointing them to deliver to Robert de Plesynton seisin of a third part of the manor of Ellale etc. (as above). Dated (as the last).
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing charter and writing in the chancery at Westminster, 28 November.