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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. 11.
Gloucester.
Lawrence Everard knight to Thomas Darundell bishop of Ely. Recognisance for 500 marks, to be levied etc. in Cambridgeshire.
John de la Mere parson of Upton Snodesbury to Richard de Burleye knight, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manor of Tyberton co. Hereford and all lands in Bellemare, Arkeston and Preston co. Hereford sometime of Roger de Tyberton. Witnesses: John de Eynesford knight, Robert de Whiteney knight, Edmund de Brugge, Roger Deveros, John Pride. Dated Tyberton, Saturday after St. Martin 2 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in the chancery at Gloucestre, 15 November.
William de Beyford to William de Statherne clerk. Quitclaim of all lands etc. in Statherne and Herdeby which the said clerk has by demise of William de Beyford during the grantor's life. Dated Sunday after St. Martin in winter 2 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment (as the last), 16 November.
Nov. 16.
Gloucester.
William de Statherne clerk to William de Beyford. Recognisance for 200l., to be levied etc. in Leycestershire.
Nov. 12.
Gloucester.
To the collectors of customs in the port of Newcastle upon Tyne, and the keepers of the passage there. Strict order, for particular causes agreed in this parliament, not to suffer any wool, woolfells, hides or other merchandise of the staple to pass until further order to the staple of Calais or any other foreign parts. By C. in parl.
The like to the collectors etc. in the following ports:
Kyngeston upon Hull.
St. Botolph.
Great Jernemuth.
Lenne.
Gippewich.
The city of London.
Sandewich.
The city of Cicestre.
Suthampton.
The city of Exeter.
Bristol.
Melcombe.
Nov. 10.
Gloucester.
To the sheriff of York. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Thomas Haseldene and Robert de Plesyngton of Yorkshire, in favour of John Gayrgrave at suit of John Kent, Adam Robard and John Robard of Wakfeld, averring threats.
Nov. 10.
Gloucester.
To William Skipwith and Roger de Fulthorp, appointed with others justices to make inquisition by men of Notynghamshire concerning alleged trespasses by John de Burton and others committed against Philip Darcy knight, and to hear and determine the same. Writ of supersedeas, for particular causes laid before the king and council, and order to continue that process in the state wherein it now is until the quinzaine of St. Hilary next.
Nov. 25.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas in favour of James Orell and Margaret his wife and the escheators and sheriffs of Yorkshire concerning the issues of a messuage, three tofts and 14 bovates of land in Grymeston by Seteryngton, a messuage, eighteen tofts, a water mill, two carucates of land and a wood called Lumberghewode in Fritheby, the manor of Edelthorp, eight tofts, two carucates of land and 6 acres of meadow in Edelthorp, and three tofts and seven bovates of land in Berthorp which were of Edmund de Fritheby knight, or an account thereof; as a plea concerning the premises between the king and the said James and Margaret is pending before the king without debate.
Membrane 24d.
Oct. 3.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Kent. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Robert atte Forde of London, John Northbourne and William atte Wode of Kent and William Bernell of Cambridgeshire, in favour of Roger Tibright at suit of Nicholas Tyberton for trespass.
Oct. 10.
Westminster.
Richard Sutton master of the hospital of St. Bartholomew Smethefeld London to John de Scarle clerk. Recognisance for 20l., to be levied etc. of his lands and chattels and ecclesiastical goods in the city of London.
Cancelled on payment.
The king of the one part, Hugh Crane and Thomas Wolveleye of the other part. Lease for five years from Michaelmas last of the subsidy in the county of Suthampton and the Isle of Wyght upon cloths for sale granted to the king by the lords and commons to have release of the forfeiture of alnage thereupon laid of old time, rendering at the exchequer 24l. a year. Covenants (as above, p. 80, but) saving to the king all forfeitures, and forfeitures under the statute of 47 Edward III. Dated Gloucestre, 24 October 2 Richard II. French.
By bill of the treasurer; and by mainprise of William de Hoghton and John Hoyville of the county of Suthampton.
The following have like leases:
Yorkshire, Northumberland, Cumberland and Westmorland. Thomas Forster of Drybek for six years from Michaelmas next rendering 56 marks a year, by mainprise of Thomas de Clifford knight, William de Souleby, John de Oxenthwayt, Thomas de Kirkeby and John Burgham of Westmorland. Dated Westminster, 8 February. French.
By bill of the treasurer.
Worcestershire. Hugh Cook of Wyrcestre for six years rendering 60s. a year, by mainprise of Alexander Besseford and John Cassy of Worcestershire. Dated Westminster, 11 February. French. By bill of the treasurer.
Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Dorset, Devon and Cornwall. Thomas Beaupyne for five years from Michaelmas next rendering 160l. a year, by mainprise of Walter Derby of the county of Bristol and Edmund Blount of Gloucestershire. Dated Westminster, 6 May. French. By bill of the treasurer.
Oct. 28.
Gloucester.
To the sheriff of Lincoln. Writ of supersedeas, by a sufficient mainprise before William de Skypwith one of the justices for delivery of the gaol of Lincoln castle, in favour of the abbot of Humberstan and Robert Akewra monk of that abbey, indicted before the sheriff of his office in his turn in the wapentake of Yorburgh concerning the death of Robert de Neweland and other felonies for which they are replevisable; as according to the law and custom of England indictments for manslaughter so taken at the sheriffs' turns are of none effect.
Vacated, because otherwise below.
Robert son of Walter de Barowe of Hull to William de Resceby the younger, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of a messuage and four bovates of land in Rysceby. Dated London, 26 November 2 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in the chancery at Westminster, 26 November.
Nov. 15.
Gloucester.
To Hugh de Calveley keeper of the island of Jereseye or to his lieutenant there, the bailiffs and jurats of the island. Writ of supersedeas in favour of William Payn and Druet Lemperer, joint tenants of lands in Jereseye distrained to do homage, as they have done homage to the king. By p.s. [549.]
Membrane 23d.
Nov. 26.
Westminster.
Peter Elys of Otham co. Kent to John de Beverlee. Recognisance for 137l. 4s. 8d., to be levied etc. of his lands and chattels in Kent.
Nov. 5.
Gloucester.
To the mayor and sheriffs of London. Order to bring before the council at Gloucester on Saturday after St. Martin next Roger Fucate, taken with bulls etc. sent into the realm by certain French cardinals, and by the mayor and sheriffs imprisoned, bringing also the cause of his imprisonment and the said bulls etc. to the prejudice of the king and realm. By C.