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Close Rolls, Richard II: April 1393

Pages 135-139

Calendar of Close Rolls, Richard II: Volume 5, 1392-1396. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1925.

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April 1393

April 2.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas, and order by mainprise of Thomas Crouche 'bladsmyth,' John Fynden 'boucher,' John Berefair 'smyth' and William Routhe of London to set free William Whetele 'cordewaner,' if taken at suit of John Trobruge vicar of St. Giles without 'Crepulgate' London averring threats.
To the same. Writ of supersedeas omnino, by mainprise of William de Radyngton and John Pygot clerks of Yorkshire and John Barnetby of Lincolnshire the younger, in favour of Robert de Morton clerk at suit of William de Halton citizen and draper of London for debt.
April 25.
Westminster.
To Richard Clement of Leek, Richard Stevenson of St. Botolphs and Robert Look of Spaldynge, appointed with William Hode of Flete knight collectors in the parts of Holand co. Lincoln, the city of Lincoln excepted, of the moiety of a tenth and fifteenth granted to the king in the parliament last holden at Winchester. Order to levy and answer for the same, not awaiting the presence of the said William; as he is too sick and infirm at present to travail in the collection thereof, as the king has learned by credible witness
Vacated, because otherwise below.
Membrane 10d.
March 22.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Norhampton. Writ of supersedeas in favour of William Crosse, John Asshewelle chaplains and William Asshewelle, and order by mainprise of William Tiryngham parson of Shiryngton co. Bukingham, William Shirewode of London 'sadeler' and William Treweman of Bukinghamshire to set them free, if taken at suit of Beatrice who was wife of Thomas de Roos knight and William Danby against them and William Hunt for trespass.
April 14.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of Notyngham. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of Henry Maupas clerk and Stephen de Burton of Yorkshire and John Barnetby of Lincolnshire, in favour of Robert Martyn chaplain, administrator of Robert Scampston clerk parson of Estbrigforde deceased intestate, at suit of John de Carleton rector of the grammar school of Retforde for render of 4l.
Philip Durneford citizen of London to Gilbert Purveys of London esquire, his executors and assigns. Gift with warranty of all his goods and chattels in London and Middlesex moveable and immovable, quick and dead, and his debts. Witnesses: William Venour, William More, Henry Vauner. Dated London, the feast of the Purification 16 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in chancery at Westminster, 17 April.
April 16.
Westminster.
Simon Swyne and William Brotilby to Henry Maupas clerk. Recognisance for 40s., to be levied etc. in Yorkshire.
Thomas Wryght, son and heir of William Wryght of Hampstede, to William Gibbe of the same and Alice his wife and to the heirs and assigns of William Gibbe. Charter with warranty of a garden with appurtenances in Hampstede called 'Kyngeswelgardyn,' lying between 'Popesgardyn' on the north, the highway on the east, 'Litelkyngeswelfelde' on the west and a lane leading to the highway on the south; a croft called Combe with free ingress and egress for them and their wains, lying between a grove called 'Hampstede Halgrove' on the north, a field called Pirley on the south, 'Kyngeswelfelde' on the east and 'Halhomfelde' on the west; and a parcel of land called 'Morekyngeswelfelde' between land of William Forde on the north, Pirley on the south, a grove of the abbot and convent of Westminster to (sic) the said croft on the west and crofts of John Carter, John Moraunt and John Marreys on the east. Witnesses: William Moraunt, William Miles, John Porter, John Cartere, Thomas Bolton. Dated Hampstede, 27 March 16 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment (as above), 21 April.
April 20.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas omnino, in respect of any process against John Passelewe and William Wassyngley, appointed with others to make inquisition what waste was committed in the alien priory of Tykforde, in the king's hand by reason of the war with France, and in lands, houses, woods, gardens, etc. thereto belonging, in time of brother John Drieu late farmer thereof, but order to proceed against others who did meddle therein; as that commission was not delivered to the said John Passelewe and William, neither did they meddle in aught therein contained, as they have made oath in chancery.
April 21.
Westminster.
To William de Etton, William Fox and William de Dalton, appointed with Adam del Banke collectors in the city and suburb of York of the moiety of a tenth and fifteenth granted to the king by the lords, great men and commons in the parliament last holden at Winchester. Order to admit William Vescy to be their fellow; as for particular causes the king has discharged the said Adam, and has joined William Vescy with them as collector in his room.
Robert de Hilton knight to Edmund de Killyngwyke knight, Roger de Wynteryngham parson of Baynton, Hugh de Arderne and James del Spense, their heirs and assigns. Charter with warranty of his whole manor of Swyne in Holdernesse, as in lordships, demesnes, rents, services of freeholders and neifs, advowsons of priories, churches or chantries, liberties etc., all neifs and all that goes with them, and the reversions of all lands held for term of life or of years thereto pertaining. Dated Swyne, 1 February 16 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment at Swyne 1 April before Robert de Garton clerk, by virtue of a dedimus potestatem which is on the file for this year.
Roger de Gayton parson of Wath and John Wolde parson of Claypole to John la Warre knight lord la Warre and Elizabeth his wife, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim of the manors of Doubildyke in Gosberkirke, Ailesthorp, Suthorp, Grymsthorp, Haynton, Skalby, Ketilby, Glaunforthbrigge, Netilton, Herdewyke, Northcotes, Wragby, Bekeby and Kynthorp, and of sixteen messuages, four carucates 216 acres of land, 90 acres of meadow, 90 acres of pasture, 12 acres of wood, 40 acres of salt marsh, 30l. of rent and a rent of 24 quarters of salt in St. Botolphs town, Quadrynge, Donyngton, Pynchebeke, Spaldynge, Wragby, Kynthorp, Ailesthorp, Gosberkirke and Skekenes, and the advowsons of the churches of Gosberkirke and Skekenes co. Lincoln, the manor and advowson of Mullesworth co. Huntingdon, the manors of Great Harwedoun, Little Harwedoun and Thyngden and twenty messuages, 50 acres of land, 40 acres of meadow, 20 acres of pasture and 10l. of rent in Great Harwedoun, Little Harwedoun, Thyngden, Irtelyngburgh, Stokebruere, Shelthangre and Alderton co. Norhampton. Dated Grymsthorp, Palm Sunday 16 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment at Grymsthorp 16 April before William Thirnynge, by virtue of a dedimus potestatem which is on the file for this year.
May 1.
Westminster.
John Tochet, son of John Tochet of Marketon, Thomas Tochet parson of Makeworth, John Cokayn the elder, John Tochet son of Richard Tochet of Makeworth and William Pakeman of Derby to Roger Hillary knight and Margaret his wife. Recognisance for 500 marks, to be levied etc. in Derbyshire.
May 3.
Westminster.
John Tochet, son of John Tochet of Marketon and Thomas Tochet (as above) to Roger Hillary and Margaret his wife. Recognisance for 500 marks, to be levied etc. in Derbyshire.
April 28.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of any process against William de Skipwith knight, appointed with others by letters patent of 4 December 9 Richard II a justice of the peace in the city and suburbs of York, to keep the statutes of Winchester, Norhampton and Westminster concerning the peace, and a justice of oyer and terminer there, and by name of William Skipwith the elder appointed with others by other letters of 2 December 11 Richard II likewise in the parts of Lyndesey co. Lincoln, but order to proceed against others who did meddle therein; as those commissions came not to his hands, neither did he meddle in aught therein contained, as the king has learned by credible witness.
Membrane 9d.
William atte Forde of Kentisshtoun and Christiana his wife to William Gibbe of Hampstede and Alice his wife and to the heirs and assigns of William Gibbe. Charter with warranty of 6 acres of land in Hampstede called 'Litelkyngeswelfelde' lying between a grove of the abbot and convent of Westminster on the west, the highway on the east, 'Smythcroft' on the north and 'Morekyngeswelfelde' on the south. Witnesses: William Moraunt, William Miles, John Porter, John Cartere, Thomas Bolton. Dated Hampstede, 27 March 16 Richard II.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in chancery at Westminster, 20 April.
Memorandum that on 25 March this year for particular causes by writ of privy seal the king ordered Th. archbishop of York the chancellor to deliver the great seal, until then in his keeping, to the custody of John de Burton keeper of the rolls of chancery and John de Ravenser keeper of the hanaper of chancery, and by another writ of privy seal, which is upon the file for this year, ordered them to receive and keep the same until further order, sealing therewith while in their keeping what is of the common course of the chancery, and what pertains to the common law of England; and on 26 March in his inn by Westminster the chancellor delivered the seal to them sealed up in a leathern bag under the chancellor's seal, and they took it at the king's command, and John de Burton brought it to his inn of the Converted [Jews]; and the next day, namely March 27, in the White hall at Westminster in a place appointed for the chancery, in presence of Thomas de Newenham, Robert de Faryngton, John Scarle, Thomas Midelton, Thomas de Stanley and John de Folkyngham clerks and many other clerks and laymen, the said John and John caused the bag to be opened, the seal to be drawn forth, and letters patent and writs to be sealed, after which they sealed up the bag again with their seals, and so day by day until the sixth hour of Saturday before the feast of St. George following, in presence of the clerks of chancery in the said hall and place they sealed what was to be sealed; and on that day about the fourth hour after noon by virtue of letters of the king's privy seal, likewise on the chancery file among writs of the king, in a privy chamber of his said inn, with a great company standing by, they delivered the said seal to the chancellor sealed up in the bag with their seals or signets. [See p.ss. 8660, 8690.]
[Fœdera.]
April 26.
Westminster.
To the prior and convent of St. Swithun Winchester. Request to take again letters patent under the common seal of their house concerning a maintenance for life which John Dauensy otherwise Carleton has therein at the late king's command, to admit to their house the said John and William Asshe the king's esquire, usher of his chamber, and grant to them that maintenance for their lives and the life of the longest liver, making and delivering to them like letters with mention of what they shall take, and writing again by the bearer what they will do; as the said John is minded to give up his said letters, to the end that he and the said William may have that maintenance, and the king has granted the same to them. By p.s. [8709.]
Jan. 1.
Eltham.
Nicholas Spaldynge yeoman of the king's chamber is sent to the prior and convent of St. Frideswide Oxford, to take of that house for life such maintenance as Michael (fn. 1) Ducheman deceased had at the late king's command. By p.s. [8453.]
May 1.
Westminster.
To the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer. Writ of supersedeas omnino in respect of any process against John James, appointed with others by letters patent of 20 December 6 Richard II a justice of the peace in Berkshire, to keep the statutes of Winchester, Norhampton and Westminster concerning the peace, and a justice of oyer and terminer there, but order to proceed against others who did meddle therein; as that commission came not to his hands, neither did he meddle in aught therein contained, as Robert James his son and heir has made oath in chancery.
April 28.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Writ of supersedeas, by mainprise of John Herlyngton, Anthony de Cyvyle, John Bosvyle and John Haytefelde of Yorkshire, in favour of William Sutton 'squier' at suit of Avice de Felton averring threats.

Footnotes

  • 1. In the warrant Michelet.