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Close Rolls, Richard II: September 1377

Pages 92-93

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 1377

Membrane 31d.
Sept. 20.
Westminster.
John Hoo, Fulk Horewode and John Salman merchants to the king. Recognisance for 620 marks, to be levied etc. in the city of London.
Memorandum that this recognisance is for the purchase money of forfeited merchandise late in a ship called 'la Nawe Johan' of Spain which came ashore at Pageham in Sussex. See the Patent Roll of this year. [Calendar, p. 30.]
Cancelled on payment, witnessed by bill under seal of Thomas bishop of Exeter the treasurer, which is among the exchequer writs for this year.
Sept. 20.
Westminster.
To Alan de Buxhull constable of the Tower of London or his lieutenant. Order to deliver to Nicholas Porter of Westminster palace Philip Devenissh and William Mardelaue prisoners in the Tower, to be delivered to the custody of the keeper of the marshalsea prison until their lawful delivery. By C.
To Nicholas Porter of Westminster palace. Order to receive and deliver to the custody of the keeper of the marshalsea prison Philip Devenissh and William Mardelaue, who shall be delivered to him by the constable of the Tower of London or his lieutenant.
To Richard de Imworth serjeant at arms, keeper of the marshalsea prison. Order to receive and keep in custody until their lawful delivery Philip Devenissh and William Mardelaue, who shall be delivered to him by Nicholas Porter of Westminster palace.
Sept. 29.
Westminster.
To S. archbishop of Canterbury. Order at the earliest possible date to summon a convocation of the province of Canterbury, and to induce the clergy to grant the king a subsidy, in order to support the charges of resisting the invasion of his enemies. By K. and C.
The like to A. archbishop of York.
[Fœdera.]
Sept. 4.
Westminster.
To S. archbishop of Canterbury. Request of the king for his prayers etc. (as above, p. 82).
The like to A. archbishop of York.
[Ibid.]
Memorandum that, upon information received that contrary to the proclamation forbidding any man without the king's special licence to pass to foreign parts, brother Thomas prior of Wytham of the Carthusian order and Adam prior of Henton of the same order were ready to cross the sea without licence, on 2 October this year they were brought before the council at Westminster, and bidden under pain of forfeiture not to do so without special licence on any pretence.
William Vyne citizen and woolmonger of London to Alice who was wife of Peter Sterre citizen of London. Surrender and quitclaim of a messuage, certain land, pasture, meadow and underwood, 40s. of yearly rent, and rents of 25 hens and two ploughshares in Ofham and Ryerssh co. Kent, whereof she was tenant for life, extended and to the said William delivered by process in the late king's court upon a statute merchant whereby the said Peter on 20 November was bound to him and Master John de Kenyngton parson of St. Dunstan by the Tower London in 300l. payable on the feast of St. Peter's Chair then next, that sum not being paid, and the said parson being dead. Dated London, 18 September 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 3 October.
Henry Helyon of Bumstede to Eleanor who was wife of Robert de Parys, Robert her son, Adam de Craunewelle, John Silverleye chaplain and Thomas Blaken chaplain. General release of all actions etc. Dated London, the feast of St. Mark, St. Marcellus and St. Apuleius 1 Richard [II].
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 7 October.
Hugh son of Robert de Hanneworth of Lincoln to Henry Asty and Alice his wife, John de Haburgh parson of Iwardeby, John de Repynghale, Hugh de Thorp chaplain, William Morice of Hale and William atte Loftes of Helpryngham, the heirs and assigns of the said John, John, Hugh, William and William. Quitclaim with warranty of a messuage, 20 acres of land and 2 acres of meadow in Hekyngton and Great Hale. Dated Westminster, Wednesday after the octaves of Michaelmas 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 7 October.
Alice atte Vicarys, daughter and heir of Richard atte Vicarys of the parish of Kensyngton, to Thomas Leuesham citizen and skinner of London and John atte Stigele the elder of Fulham, their heirs and assigns. Grant and quitclaim with warranty of all lands, gardens etc. in the said parish which they have of her feoffment. Dated Westminster, 12 October 1 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 13 October.