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Close Rolls, Richard II: October 1377

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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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October 1377

Oct. 3.
Westminster.
Thomas Aldustre of Kent to John Vyne draper of London. Recognisance for 100l., to be levied etc. in Kent.
William Wolnet of Little Waltham co. Essex, cousin and heir of John Biernes citizen and alderman of London, to William Haldene, William Gisors called Pleselee clerk, John Fourneux, William Strete, Nicholas Brembre, Walter Walssh, Hugh Cheyne, Thomas Trenchefoille and John Waryn, their heirs and assigns. Grant and quitclaim with warranty of all lands etc. as well in Shordych, Edelmeton and elsewhere in Middlesex as in Eltham co. Kent sometime of John Biernes. Witnesses: John Pyel, John de Stodeye, John Haddele, Fulk de Horewode, John de Hoo, Richard Odyham, William Bovyle clerk. Dated London, 20 August 49 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 12 October this year.
Robert de Swyllyngton the younger knight to Sir Robert de Swyllyngton his uncle, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manor of Pirnowe co. Norffolk. Dated Westminster, 17 October 1 Richard II.
Robert de Swillyngton the younger knight to Sir Robert de Swillyngton his uncle, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manors of Yokesford, Stykelond and Myddelton co. Suffolk. Dated (as the last).
Memorandum of acknowledgment of the foregoing writings, 18 October.
Oct. 19.
Westminster.
Philip Courteneye knight, Hugh Dourbourgh knight sheriff of Dorset and Walter Blewet knight to Robert Knolles knight. Recognisance for 400 marks, to be levied etc. in Dorset.
Oct. 20.
Westminster.
Hugh Dourbourgh knight sheriff of Dorset to Robert Knolles knight. Recognisance for 3,000l., to be levied etc. in Dorset.
Henry Huse, son of Mark Huse knight (militis), to Sir John de Arundell knight, his heirs and assigns. Grant with warranty of the reversion of all lands of his heritage in Somerset, Huntingdonshire, Sussex and Cambridgeshire now held for life by Elizabeth who was wife of Ralph Spigurnel knight. (Undated.)
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 19 October this year.
The king and Henry de Burton. Indenture witnessing that whereas the said Henry has certified the council of a gold mine, and has produced a sample found in a river of Devenshire, further certifying other mines of gold and silver which he hopes to find in that county, Cornwaille and Somersete to the king's profit, the king by assent of the council grants him for two years from the finding or opening of such mines the 30th penny of all profits thereof arising, and a good reward if after that term the work shall increase and multiply. Dated London, 20 October. French.
Oct. 26.
Westminster.
Ralph atte Wyke of Newmarket and Thomas his son to Aubrey de Veer knight. Recognisance for 66l., to be levied etc. in Cambridgeshire.
Membrane 32d.
Alice who was wife of Peter Sterre citizen of London to Thomas de Aldustre of Kent, his heirs and assigns. Demise of two thirds of the manor of Ofham, the advowson of the church, and all her lands etc. by whatsoever title in Ofham, Ryerssh or elsewhere in Kent, subject to a yearly rent of 10l. payable to her in the church of Holy Trinity the less London in Queenhithe ward during her life, and to her executors and assigns one year longer. Dated Ofham, 25 September 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the parties, 3 October.
John Askham, Robert Valoys and Henry Sergeant clerks to Alice who was wife of Peter Sterre citizen of London. Quitclaim of two thirds of the manor of Ofham co. Kent, the advowson of the church and all other lands etc. which she has in Ofham, Ryerssh or elsewhere in Kent. Dated London, 20 September 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, by the said John 3 October, and by the said Robert 13 October.
John de Gravesende citizen of London, for himself and Dionysia his wife executrix of William Dyke citizen and draper of London, who was executor of Thomas de Cavendissh citizen and mercer of London, to Henry Huse knight lord of Hertynge, son of Henry Huse sometime lord thereof. Acquittance for 90l., received by the hands of John Mortemer parson of Hascombe, in full of all recognisances and other debts etc. due to the said Thomas from father or son, and annulment of all writings by the said Henry the father made to the said Thomas. Dated London, Saturday before Michaelmas 1 Richard II. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 5 October.
Robert Echyngham, Robert de Ore, Ralph Blak rector of Iwhurst, John Wicclyve vicar of Magfeld and Walter atte More to Robert Lyndeseye citizen and tailor of London, Gilbert Maghefeld, John Cheverel and John Sergeaunt of Essex, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim of the manor of Paddebury and all lands etc. in Bukinghamshire whereof Robert Echyngham and the others have made a feoffment to Robert Lyndeseye and the others. Dated London, 10 September 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, by the said Ralph 18 October, and by the said Robert, Robert, John and Walter 22 October.
William de Echingham to Robert Lyndeseye citizen and tailor of London, Gilbert Maghefeld, John Cheverel and John Sergeant of Essex, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of the manor of Paddebury co. Bukingham and all lands etc. thereto belonging, which they have by feoffment of Robert Echingham, Robert de Ore, Ralph Blak rector of Ywerst, John Wycclyve vicar of Maghefeld and Walter atte More. Dated 7 September 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 20 October.
Oct. 16.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Order by mainprise of Richard Bartelmewe, Alexander Tresure, William Serjaunt and Thomas Shordich of Surrey, to set free John Stanwelle of Stanes imprisoned in Neugate at the suit of John Savage of London upon a writ of attachment to answer for leaving plaintiff's service before the term agreed.