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Close Rolls, Richard II: October 1377

Pages 38-39

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

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October 1377

Oct. 1.
Westminster.
To Edmund earl of Cantebrigge constable of Dovorre castle and warden of the Cinque Ports or to his lieutenant. Order to distrain the mayors and bailiffs of Romeneye, Hethe, Faversham and Dovorre with all speed to array the barges and balingers hereinafter mentioned, and to deliver them furnished with seamen to Hugh de Calvyley captain of Calais or his attorneys to sail at his wages on the king's service as he shall direct; as the king has granted the said Hugh for his retinue the barge and balinger of Romeneye, the barge of Hethe, the barge of Faversham, and the balinger of Dovorre called 'Robert Gibbes,' if not appointed for the present voyage.
Oct. 28.
Westminster.
To Edmund earl of Cantebrigge constable of Dovorre castle and warden of the Cinque Ports, or to his lieutenant. Order to choose and arrest within the liberties of the said ports so many sufficient seamen as shall be needful for furnishing four barges appointed by the king and council for Hugh de Calvyle captain of Calais, those men excepted who are appointed for the king's service elsewhere, and to deliver them to John Juster and Richard Willis master of the barge of Lyde attorneys of the said Hugh, to sail at his wages as by him or his attorneys directed.
Nov. 12.
Westminster.
To John Parker of Olney escheator in Cambridgeshire. Order to cause the warden of Merton Halle in Oxford and John de Babyngton to have seisin of a cottage and 3 acres of land in Gamelyngey held by John Martyn outlawed for felony; as the king has learned by inquisition, taken by the escheator, that the premises were in the late king's hand a year and a day, that the said John Martyn held them of the said warden and John de Babyngton, and that John de Olney late escheator had the year and a day and the waste thereof.
Vacated, because otherwise below.
Oct. 16.
Westminster.
Order to the sheriff of Norhampton to cause a coroner to be elected instead of John Blaunche, who is dead.
Nov. 7.
Westminster.
Order to the sheriff of York to cause a verderer of the forest of Galtrys to be elected instead of William Dayville, who is dead.
Like order for election of a verderer there instead of Richard Bernard deceased.