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Close Rolls, Richard II: December 1397

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Calendar of Close Rolls, Richard II: Volume 6, 1396-1399. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1927.

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December 1397

Dec. 14.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Devon. Order to give William Beaumont and Isabel his wife, one of the sisters and heirs of John brother of Ralph son and heir of John de Welyngton knight, livery of the advowsons of the churches of Stokrevers, Gydysham and Beauford, which with assent of John Hertilpole their attorney and of John Mapilton attorney of John Wroth knight, to whom the king has committed the ward of the purparty of John son of Margaret the other sister and heir, the king has assigned to them of the advowsons of her said father, assigning to them also the advowsons of Yate and Frompton Cotell and three fourths of the advowson of Westonbryt co. Gloucester, and the presentation of the church of Asserton co. Wiltesir every other turn.
To the escheator in Gloucestershire. Order to give the said William and Isabel livery of the advowsons of the churches of Yate and Frompton Cotell, and three fourths of the advowson of Westonbryt church, which among others the king has assigned to them.
To the escheator in Wiltesir. Like order, mutatis mutandis, in regard to the presentation to the church of Asserton every other turn.
Dec. 12.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Kent. Order, if by inquisition assured that Robert Baker of Otteford is the same person as Robert de Cave 'bakere' otherwise called Robert Bakere of Derteforde, who was before Thomas de Holand late earl of Kent indicted for treason and felony and was thereof after acquitted before the king, and that a messuage, a garden and 4 acres of land in Otteforde of his were by John de Newenton knight late escheator taken into the king's hand and are in the king's hand by reason of the treason and felony aforesaid, to remove the king's hand and meddle no further with the same; as the said Robert de Cave was so indicted for making with others on Sunday the feast of Holy Trinity 4 Richard II at Rouchestre, by themselves and others unknown, levies and assemblies against the king and people, breaking the house of Nicholas Herynge, breaking the house of Thomas Seyntalboun the same day at Frendesbury, and so continuing with others unknown of Kent and Essex, coming that year at Roffham with bows and arrows, drawn swords, gisarmes and staves, threatening the men of that town that he would slay them if they would not come into his fellowship, and so against their will they followed that assembly for fear of death, coming with others unknown and feloniously breaking the king's castle of Rouchestre, taking and carrying away with him against his will Robert Bellyng a prisoner in the castle, and at Dertforde likewise making levies and assemblies, at Maydestan slaying John Stonhelde of Maydestan, breaking and firing the house of William Topclyve, and goods and chattels there to the value of 1,000 marks, and so continuing with others unknown, at Northcraye repairing to the manor of Northcraye of Nicholas Herynge, casting the same to the ground, and feloniously taking and carrying away goods and chattels to the value of 1,000 marks, and committing divers other treasons against the king and people, constraining Thomas Trevet, Thomas de Cobeham knights, John de Frenyngham, James Pecham and great number of others in Kent, and imprisoning them until they made oath to be of their assemblies, breaking all the king's gaols in that county, causing all the felons therein found to go forth, and treasonably firing and burning in the open streets of those towns all evidences of the crown and of the escheatorship in the house of Thomas de Shardebowe (sic) the chief coroner (fn. 1) and Ellis Reyner of Strode; also by name of Robert Bakere of Derteforde in that year for being a maintainer of evildoers and breaker of the peace, constraining men of Maydestan to commit burglary and to fire and burn buildings of William Topclyve and Nicholas Heryng in those places; and by inquisition taken before the king it was after found that he was not guilty, neither withdrew himself, but for that he was among the names in parliament excepted from the king's grace, and for other alleged treasons and felonies in Middlesex committed, he was sent again to the marshalsea prison, and was after set free by reason of the said acquittal and of a writ addressed to Walter Clopton and his fellows justices appointed to hold pleas before the king, as appears by the record and process of his acquittal and deliverance which the king has caused to come before him in chancery; and the said late escheator took the premises in Otteforde into the king's hand for that Robert Baker of Otteforde was indicted for treason and felony, as the king is assured by certificate sent into chancery at his command by the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer; and now on behalf of John Catell of Seyntmarycrey, to whom after his acquittal and deliverance the said Robert sold the premises it is said, complaint is made that, although he is the same person who was indicted and acquitted as aforesaid, and although the same were taken into the king's hand by reason of the treason and felony whereof he was acquitted, as he is ready to prove, the escheator is yearly taking the issues and profits thereof to the king's use, praying for remedy.
Membrane 9.
Nov. 24.
Westminster.
To the collectors in the port of London of the subsidy of 3s. upon every tun of wine and 12d. in the pound. Order to suffer John Trailly knight without payment of custom or subsidy to have and carry away five tuns of red wine brought over from Gascony to London in a ship called the 'Trinite,' Lawrence Chesse master, and purveyed for consumption of the said John's household in England, as a servant of his has made oath in chancery, any proclamations, ordinances or statutes to the contrary notwithstanding.
Oct. 19.
Westminster.
To the keeper of Tyntagel castle or his lieutenant there. Order under pain of forfeiture, for particular causes specially moving the king and council, to leave all else and, ceasing every excuse, to cause John Danyell, John Gody and Nicholas Page 'sumpterman' to come with what speed they may before the king and council in order to give information touching matters whereon the king and council will be informed, causing all their goods and the vessels of silver and other goods of Thomas late earl of Warrewyk, who forfeited to the king, which are within the lordship of Tyntagel to be brought by a trusty man for whom the keeper etc. will answer. By K. and C.
Nov. 26.
Westminster.
To William Rikhille and William Brenchesle justices of assize in Somerset. Order, upon petition of the plaintiffs, to proceed to take an assize of novel disseisin concerning the manor of Elme and a messuage and one carucate of land there, arraigned by Simon Barnabe, Isabel his wife, Walter Silveyn, John Cotes of Berkleye, John Wade of Cayver 'webbe,' John Burde of Frome and John Gibbes against John Grauntcourt, Robert Gy parson of Tollesforde and John Flour, notwithstanding the allegation made by Andrew Braynt as bailiff of the plaintiffs (sic), that for particular causes the premises are seized into the king's hand by Thomas Cammel the escheator, wherefore they took it that the justices would not proceed without advising the king, and notwithstanding the examination of the escheator, who [said (fn. 2) ] upon oath that so it is, so that they proceed not to rendering of judgment without advising the king.
Vacated, because otherwise below.
Nov. 28.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Lincolnshire. Order in presence of the next friends of Henry son and heir of John Bello Monte knight, who is within age and in ward of the king, or of their attorneys, to assign to Katherine who was wife of the said John dower of the knights' fees and advowsons of her husband.
Like writ to the escheator in Leycestershire.
Nov. 24.
Westminster.
To Thomas Brounflete the chief butler, or to his representative in the port of London. Order without asking or taking the king's prise to suffer John Trailly knight to have and take away five tuns of wine brought to London from Gascony in a ship called the 'Trinite,' Lawrence Chesse master, and purveyed for the consumption of his household, as a servant of the said John has made oath in chancery.
Nov. 26.
Westminster.
To William Bolle escheator in Lincolnshire. Order to give William Bettessoun of Sempyngham, son of Richard brother of Alice late the wife of John Rasyn of Sempyngham deceased, seisin of a messuage with appurtenances in Sempyngham; as the king has learned by inquisition, taken by the escheator, that at his death the said John held the premises in right of the said Alice of others than the king, that by reason of his outlawry for felony the same were taken into the king's hand, and that William Bettessoun is cousin and next heir of the said Alice, and of full age.
Nov. 26.
Westminster.
To William Rykhille and William Brenchesle justices of assize in Somerset. Order, upon petition of the plaintiffs, to proceed in an assize of novel disseisin concerning the manor of Elme and a messuage and one carucate of land there, arraigned by John Grauntcourt, Robert Gy parson of Telesford and John Flour against Simon Barnabe, Isabel his wife, Walter Sylveyne, John Cotes of Berkeleye, John Wade of Cayver 'webbe,' John Burde of Frome and John Gibbes, notwithstanding the allegation of Andrew Braynt for the defendants, and the examination of Thomas Cammel the escheator (as above, last page), so that they proceed not to rendering of judgment without advising the king.
Oct. 8.
Westminster.
To the justices of the Bench. Order, upon petition of the plaintiff, to proceed to rendering of judgment in a cause between Thomas son of John Holand and Richard Summayster, Joan his wife, Ralph Damesele and Maud his wife concerning a third part of the manor of Shepwaysshe and of the moiety of a messuage and appurtenances in Blaketoriton, the king's former writ notwithstanding; as upon the said plaintiff's petition, shewing that the said Joan and Maud, being by default of their husbands admitted to defend their right, alleged that the said third part was, with other the lands of John Chelfham deceased, taken into the late king's hand for a debt of 232 marks wherein he was at his death bound to the said king, and came to the king's hands after the late king's death, that by letters patent tested at Westminster 28 October 12 Richard II (text follows), by mainprise of William Borleston and John Ellemede of Devon the king committed to Robert Cary and Thomas Reymond the keeping thereof from Michaelmas then last so long as the same should so remain in his hands, namely of a close of wood and heath with the pasture at Seppewasshe co. Devon, a third part of Westgorkelegh pertaining to Seppewasshe, the lands and tenements held by Richard atte Wode and John Bikelake, a mill weir and the sixth part of the mill of Blaketoriton pertaining to Seppewasshe, 7s. of rent service issuing from divers freeholds in Seppewasshe which were of John Chelfham deceased, and were taken into the late king's hand for the debt wherein he was bound to the late king for the fifth part of Chepyngtoryton, to wit one carucate of land and 50 acres of wood in the 'Wode' unlawfully occupied by the deceased nine years and a half, rendering at the exchequer 34s. 4d. a year, maintaining the houses and buildings, and bearing all charges, so that if it should thereafter be found that any other would render more for the same they should render as much as another would and have the premises, wherefore the said Joan and Maud took it that the justices would not proceed without advising the king, the king lately ordered the justices to proceed, that allegation notwithstanding, so that they should not proceed to rendering of judgment without advising him; and now the plaintiff has shewn that before the justices he alleged that Eleanor who was wife of Augustine de Baythe held the third part of the said manor and moiety in dower by gift of her husband, that Margaret daughter and heir of the said Augustine granted the same to John Holand and Eleanor his wife and to the heirs of their bodies after the death of Eleanor wife of Augustine, and that by form of the grant the same ought to remain to the plaintiff, being son and heir of John Holand and Eleanor, Walter Horton late the husband of Eleanor wife of Augustine and his said wife having attorned to John Holand and his wife, shewing that the said Joan and Maud in their reply averred that the said Walter and Eleanor attorned not as aforesaid, and shewing that it is found by inquisition of the country, taken by writ of nisi prius before William Rikhylle and William Bren chesle justices of assize in Devon, that by virtue of the said Margaret's grant the said Walter did in the life time of the said Margaret and Eleanor his wife attorn to John father of the plaintiff, whose heir he is, and to Eleanor wife of the said John, as the plaintiff alleged, and that attornment was not made of her fealty by Eleanor who was wife of the said Walter, as the said Joan and Maud alleged.
Dec. 3.
Westminster.
To Edmund de la Pole, Robert Dennynge, John Harlynge knights, William Bateman, Thomas Frevylle, Thomas atte More, William Goderede, John Rumbolde and John Walden, appointed to make inquisition in Norffolk and Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex in whose hands were the goods and chattels of William Castelacre knight, William Clipston and John Faunessoun otherwise called 'Clerk of the Wolde,' on what pretence and how, and to seize the same into the king's hands and safe keep them until further order. Order with assent of the council, for particular causes nearly moving the king, to dearrest and deliver to William Castelacre all goods, property and harness by them arrested which they shall be assured are his. By C.
Membrane 8.
Dec. 3.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Somerset and Dorset. Order to give Elizabeth who was wife of William late earl of Salisbury livery of the manors of Donyate, Donpole, Chedesey, Henxstrugge, Charltone Camvile, Gothulle, Jerlyngton and Shipton Montagu co. Somerset, and of a yearly rent or farm of 20l. issuing from the manor and hundred of Pudelton co. Dorset; as with her assent and assent of John de Monte Acuto now earl of Salisbury, cousin and heir of her husband and of full age, the king has assigned to her in dower the said manors and a third part of the lands which were of William Betevile in Somerset, and the said rent or farm, assigning to her also 39l. 5s. a year of the issues of the stampage of tin in Cornwall, a third part of two inns, one tenement and two shops with solars thereupon built in the parish of St. Benedict London by 'Pouleswharfe,' a third part of 300 acres of wood within the parish of Hurst, and of the profits of the hundred of Assherugge co. Berkes, a third part of the manor of Aston Clynton and of lands in Dunrig' and Mon Joie co. Bukingham, and a third part of the manor of Hide co. Hertford, having taken of her an oath etc.
To the escheator in Cornwall. Order to give (the said) Elizabeth livery of 39l. 5s. a year of the issues of the stampage of tin in Cornwall, which the king has assigned to her in dower among other manors, lands etc. of her husband.
To Richard Whityngton mayor of the city of London and escheator therein. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning a third part of two inns, one tenement and two shops with solars thereupon built in the parish of St. Benedict London by 'Pouleswharfe.'
To the escheator in Berkshire. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning a third part of 300 acres of wood within the parish of Hurst, and of the profits of the hundred of Assherugge.
To the escheator in Bukinghamshire. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning a third part of the manor of Aston Clynton and of lands in Dunrig' and Mon Joie.
To the escheator in Hertfordshire. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning a third part of the manor of Hide.
Nov. 20.
Westminster.
To John Wadham and his fellows, justices appointed to take an assize of novel disseisin arraigned by Thomas Rigge and Katherine his wife against John Devereux knight and Joan his wife. Order, upon petition of the plaintiffs, to proceed in that assize the allegation of the defendants notwithstanding, so that they proceed not to rendering of judgment without advising the king; as the said petition shews that the defendants disseised them of 72 messuages, a water mill, seven carucates of land, 100 acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, 100 acres of wood, 16l. of rent and a rent of one clove, 1lb. of cumin and one barbed arrow in Button and Churcheley co. Gloucester, that they after abbreviated their plaint in respect of four messuages, a mill, one carucate of land, 5 acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture, 12 acres of wood and 26s. 8d. of rent, that process being continued the said Joan, being by default of her husband admitted to defence of her right, alleged that the tenements put in view and the said rents, with the tenements in respect of which the plaintiffs abbreviated their plaint, make up the manors of Hanam, Churcheley and Upton and a moiety of the manor of Button called Oldelond, as to that moiety averring that Cicely de Berkeley was thereof seised, and gave it to William Gould and Matthew Waleys and to their heirs, that they gave it to the said Cicely for life with remainder to the said John and Joan and to the heirs of their bodies, remainder to the right heirs of the said John, that after the death of the said Cicely the defendants entered by virtue of that remainder, and were thereof seised until the plaintiffs entered upon their possession in right of the said Katherine as cousin and heir of the said Cicely, namely daughter of Margaret her sister, supposing that the said Cicely died thereof seised in her demesne as of fee, and that John her husband lately put them out, shewing that the plaintiffs in their reply averred that the tenements held by the said Cicely in Button are not put in view, but there are other tenements there put in view called Oldelond, namely eight messuages and a messuage whereof arises 16s. of rent, that John de Button father of Katherine, whose heir she is, died thereof seised, that the plaintiffs entered in right of the said Katherine, and were thereof seised until unlawfully disseised by the defendants, and shewing that process being continued the defendants alleged that by colour of an inquisition before him taken of his office, the premises in Button put in view were by the then escheator seized into the king's hand pending the assize, for that thereby it was found that without licence of the king the defendants purchased of Cicely de Berkeley the manor of Oldelond, which is held in chief, and purchased of Roger Marmyoun 40 acres of land and meadow in Oldelonde in the hundred of Button likewise held in chief, that the tenements in Button put in view are the manor of Oldelonde and those 40 acres, and that by letters patent produced the king committed to the defendants, by name of John Deverose knight and Joan his wife, the keeping of the said manor and 40 acres, wherefore the defendants took it that the justices would not proceed further to take that assize.
Nov. 20.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Bukinghamshire. Order to remove the king's hand and meddle no further with the manor and advowson of Queynton, the manor of Great Mussenden, a moiety of the advowson of Mussenden abbey, 7s. of rent in Stokemaundevylle, 50s. of rent in Agmondesham, 2 acres of meadow in Little Mussenden, a messuage, 22 acres of land, 6 acres of meadow and 10s. of rent in Great Kymbell, 4l. of rent in Broughton, a messuage, three tofts, two carucates of land and 10s. of rent in Swanburne, certain lands and rents in Litelcote and Styuecle, and a toft and one carucate of land in Codyngton, and the issues thereof taken; as lately it was found by inquisition, of his office taken before John Reyner the escheator, that Edmund Mussenden knight died thereof seised in his demesne as of fee, and Walter Cramforde, appearing in chancery by John Pycot the younger his attorney, alleged that long before his death the said Edmund by charter produced, dated Queynton on Sunday 4 October the said year (sic), gave the premises, by name of all his lands in Bukinghamshire, to Bernard Brocas knight deceased, by name of Sir Bernard Brocas knight, John Knyght late parson of Queynton Malet likewise deceased, by name of Sir John Knyght parson thereof, and to the said Walter, by name of Walter Cramforde lord of Dodershulle, and to their heirs in fee simple without any condition or collusion to debar the king from ward of the premises, and that those feoffees were seised of the same until thrust out by colour of the said inquisition, without that that the said Edmund died thereof seised as by the inquisition supposed, and John de Pokelyngton suing for the king said that he did die thereof seised; and that cause was after sent for debate before the king, and it was found by inquisition of the country whereupon Walter Cramforde put himself, proclamation being first made for any who would give information or challenge the inquisition to be taken for the king, and no man appearing, that long before his death the said Edmund made the gift aforesaid without condition or collusion, that the feoffees were seised of the premises until so thrust out, all tenants thereof having attorned to them, and that the said Edmund died not thereof seised, wherefore it was determined that the king's hand be removed.
Membrane 7.
Dec. 5.
Westminster.
To William Bolle escheator in Lincolnshire. Order to give Philippa late the wife of Richard late earl of Arundell livery of a third part of the manors of Beltesforde, Golseby, Donyngton and Wadyngton, one knight's fee in Fordyngton and Danby formerly held by Alexander Copeldyke, one knight's fee in Northwythum formerly held by Robert Grumbald and others, and three quarters of one knight's fee in Northwythum formerly held by Geoffrey Dyve, and the issues thereof taken; as the king has learned by inquisition, taken by the escheator, that at his death the earl held that third part and the said fees in chief by knight service, all as of the dower of the said Philippa of the lands, knights' fees and advowsons of John de Hastynges earl of Pembroke sometime her husband.
To the escheator in Norffolk and Suffolk. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning the manors of Wynneferthynge, Goderston and Saxthorp, Tebenham, Hokham and Sutton in Flegge, the advowson of Sutton church, two knights' fees in Gessynge and Myddylton by Lynne, the moiety of one knight's fee in Haukherlynge, the tenth part of one knight's fee in Tebynham, the moiety of one knight's fee in Carboldesham (sic), one knight's fee in Cokkykeye, one knight's fee and a half in Helghton Wramlyngham, the fourth part of one knight's fee in Sperham, two knights' fees in Banham Garbaldesham, four knights' fees in Hyldeborghworth, Cranous, Bradenham, Denver and Helyngton, one knight's fee in Feltewelle, two knights' fees in Holyngham and Hales held by divers tenants, and the advowsons of Brunstede and Manyngton churches, all in Norffolk, and the manor and advowson of Otteleye co. Suffolk, the manors of Wynneferthynge, Goderston and Saxthorp held in chief by knight service, the manor and advowson of Otteleye in chief as of the honour of Clare in socage, the manors of Tebenham Hokham and Sutton and the advowson of Sutton of others than the king.
To the escheator in Essex and Hertfordshire. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning the manors of Esthanyfelde, Westhanyfelde and Fanges, and the advowsons of Westhanyfelde and Fanges churches, held in chief as parcel of the barony of Pembroke, the manor of Fordham held in chief by knight service, the moiety of one knight's fee in Purley held by John de Purley, and two knight's fees in Chesterforde held by John Bret, all in Essex, the manor of la Mote and 44s. of rent issuing from a manor of the abbot of Waltham in Stanstede Abbot in Hertfordshire, the manor of la Mote being held of the earl of Richemunde in free socage.
To the escheator in Somerset. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning the manors of Lytelmerston, Odecombe and Mulverton, one knight's fee in Wyghton held by Ralph fitz Ursy, and one knight's fee in Berwyke held by divers men there, the said manors being held in chief by knight service.
To the escheator in Cambridgeshire. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning the manor of Shelforde and the advowson of a chantry within the same, the moiety of one knight's fee in Boketon Munchenesey the moiety of one knight's fee in Parroke, and three quarters of one knight's fee in Eslyngham, part of the said manor being held in chief by service of petty serjeanty, and the residue of another than the king.
To the escheator in Middlesex. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning a third part of the manor of Totenham, held in chief by knight service.
To the escheator in Notynghamshire. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning the manor of Osewoldesbeksoken with two leets every year, assize of bread and ale, 'weyff' and 'strey' etc., held in chief.
To the escheator in Norhamptonshire. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning the manor and hundred of Toucestre, the third part of one knight's fee in Braufelde, Hardyngesthorne and Coten sometime held by Theobald de Gayton, the moiety of one knight's fee in Hanyngton and Boketon sometime held by Lawrence de Preston, the moiety of one knight's fee in Hardyngesthon and Coten held by the heirs of Richard Besevyle and the abbess de Pratis, the moiety of one knight's fee in Barton held by Robert de Pynkeneye and the said abbess, one knight's fee in Russheton held by William Carnell', the moiety of one knight's fee in Braybroke held by Thomas Latymer, one knight's fee in Waldegrave and Bateshasell held by Richard Waldegrave and Thomas Grene, the moiety of one knight's fee in Hardewyke held by Thomas de Sancto Mauro, the fourth part of one knight's fee in Hanyngton held by the heirs of John de Wardu, the moiety of one knight's fee in Neuton and Boughton by Gedyngton sometime held by Henry de Tychemershe, one knight's fee in Stoke Bruer and Alderyngton sometime held by William Comartyn, the fourth part of one knight's fee in Great Dodyngton formerly held by Robert de Champeneys, the fourth part of one knight's fee in Hynton, Twywelle and Boughton formerly held by Richard de Bray and Robert de Veer, one knight's fee in Glaston and Seyton formerly held by the earl of Warrewyk of the honour of Huntyndoun, one knight's fee in 'Mercat Overton' held by the earl of Oxford sometime of William Umfrevyle, one knight's fee in Thystelton sometime held by William de Acusseye, one knight's fee in Bosewynthorp sometime held by William Bosewyn, the fourth part of one knight's fee in Great Dodyngton sometime held by Peregrine Bernard, the fourth part of one knight's fee in Barton held by William Carnell', the moiety of one knight's fee in Great Dodyngton, Eston and Boseyate formerly held by Roger le Grey and the heirs of William de Campa, and the advowson of Jerdele Hastynges church held in chief by knight service.
To the escheator in Kent. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning the manors of Herteleye, Luddesdoun and Cleyndoun with the lands of Sawters to the manor of Cleyndoun annexed, a third part of the manor of Neuton Lucy with a third part of the view of frankpledge and the court falling to that part, and the advowsons of the churches of Luddesdoun and Sutton Valence, the said third part being held in chief, the manor of Herteleye in chief as of the shield of Pembroke, and the manors of Luddesdoun and Cleyndoun of others than the king.
To the escheator in Surrey. Order to remove the king's hand and meddle no further with the manors of Westcote and Padyngdene and a messuage with curtilage in Suthwerke, likewise held of others than the king, delivering to the said Philippa any issues thereof taken since the death of the earl of Arundell.
To the escheator in Yorkshire. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning the third part of a tenement upon 'Byshophill' in York, held in chief as in free burgage, and the third part of the manor of Ravenesthorp held of another than the king.
To the escheator in Worcestershire. Like order concerning a third part of the manor of Intebergh, the moiety and the fourth part of one knight's fee in Morton held by Robert de Morton, and the moiety of one knight's fee in Chelne sometime held by John Barteram, the said third part being held of others than the king.
To Richard Whityngton mayor of the city of London and escheator therein. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning a messuage with six shops and six solars thereupon built in the parish of St. Mary 'atte Hulle' in 'Billyngesgate' ward, held of the king in free burgage as all the city of London.
To the escheator in Warwickshire and Leycestershire. (Like) order concerning the manor of Fillongeleye, one knight's fee in Berston and Weston held by Alexander Berston, the eighth part of one knight's fee in Berston held by Simon de Hillebury, one knight's fee in Shukeborowe held by Ralph Chatre, one knight's fee in Shakereston held by the earl of Aumarle, the fifth part of one knight's fee in Mutteleye held by Nicholas de Burbache, the sixth part of one knight's fee in Shelfhulle held by William de Walshe, the sixteenth part of one knight's fee in Pattembre held by Richard son of Richard, and the advowson of Fulbroke church in Warwickshire, the manor of Barwelle, the sixth part of one knight's fee in Oddeston held by John Maunsell, the fourth part of one knight's fee in Cosseby held by John Burdet, the moiety of one knight's fee in Shacreston held by John Shepeye and Walter Daniers, the moiety of one knight's fee in Aston and Stepelton held by Robert Flaunvylle, the moiety of one knight's fee in Leyre held by John de Leyre, one knight's fee in Conyngeston held by William de Shepeye, the twentieth part of one knight's fee in Hygham held by John Benet, the moiety of one knight's fee in Mouselowe and Barwelle held by John de Hertwelle, one knight's fee in Stratton held by the earl of Aumarle, one knight's fee in Wystowe and Flekeneye formerly held by Lawrence de Hastynges, and the advowsons of the churches of Leyre, Shakereston and Burbache in Leycestershire, the manor of Fillongeleye being held of others than the king, but of whom the manor of Barwelle is held, or by what service, the jurors know not.
To the escheator in Bedfordshire and Bukinghamshire. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning the moiety of one knight's fee in Potton sometime held by William son of William de Latemer in Bedfordshire, and a messuage and two virgates of land in Asshyngdoun, one knight's fee in Bradewelle held by John Aylesbury, the fourth part of one knight's fee in Clyfton and Newenton held by Andrew de Wake, and the fourth part of one knight's fee in Crendoun by Thame sometime held by Philip de Segrave in Bukinghamshire, the said messuage and land being held of the manor of Edrope by the service of 1lb. of pepper.
To the escheator in Berkshire. Order to give the said Philippa livery of the manor of Benham and other lands etc. in Nieubury, held in chief by knight service, and the issues thereof taken since the death of the earl of Arundell.
Membrane 6.
Dec. 5.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Herefordshire and the march of Wales adjacent. Order to give the said Philippa livery of a third part of Bergeveny castle with the prison therein, to hold in common with the tenant of two thirds of the castle, with ingress and egress for her and hers, the cost of keeping the same to be in common, reserving to the tenant of such two thirds the ward and keeping of the castle, the hall, the chamber and houses of officers suitable for the estate of such chief two thirds, a third of the lordship of Bergeveny in the march and lordship aforesaid, the manors and hamlets of Ebothvaur, Ebothvachaun and Henllys chapel, the town of Michael Bryngwyn, the forest of Tillery in the metes and bounds thereof, with all rents and farms, lands, mills, woods, stews, etc. the services of freeholders and neifs and other the issues and profits to the said manors, hamlets or forest due and pertaining as fully as John de Hastynges lord of Bergeveny held the same at any time after his marriage with her, and of rents of assize, services and increase of rents of freeholders of all the country of Went, of the tenants of Llancaddok by Llincoid, Crofwrach, the town of Michael Allovanmorewe, Blaynawe, Tref Gyngen, Dreweffelde, Llansaunfraide, Llanwaynarth, Greygreeu, Llanfoist, Killitha with the services of Adam ap Adam, Jevan ap Gr' ap Ken', Jevan ap Gwyn, Grono ap David, Jevan ap Ph', Gwladys verch Ken', Margaret verch David and David ap Jevan for divers their lands, all manner of pleas, perquisites of court, assizes, amercements, fines, ransoms, pains for annulling false or erroneous judgment, chattels of felons and fugitives, escapes, deodands, wards, marriages, reliefs and the issues and profits of all tenants within the country of Went or the precinct of the bedelry thereof due and arising, a third part of the forfeiture of waifs and strays and wreck of the sea of the lordship and country of Went, and of profits arising from tenants of the advowry when they fall in, a third part of the farm or issues of the office of master of the serjeanty of the country of Went, of the farm or issues of the bedelry there, of the farm or issues of the ironwork, mine of lead and sea coals, and making of lime within that lordship, the rent of assize in the town and suburb of Bergeveny as of particular tenants to her assigned to the sum of 7l. 19s. 5d., a third part of the farm or profit and issues of the customary toll upon buyers and sellers in the town and market of Bergeveny and the whole country of Went, with forfeitures and other profits thereof arising, the issues of tinages (tinettarum) or the prise of the brewings of ale of the said town, the issues of salmons and fish arising from weirs and fisheries upon Usk, and of the farm or issues of four corn mills of the said town, two below the castle, one upon Keby and one at Mamdife, and of a fulling mill below the castle, a third part of the pleas and perquisites of the hundred of the said town, of amercements, fines, escapes, forfeitures, escheats, issues and profits whatsoever arising within the town or liberty, 71s. 5d. of rent of assize of the provostry of the castle, to be taken of divers tenants of the English town and the monks' town, with all profits of them arising, 44s. 5½d. of the farm of lands and pasture of the park called Skyret as bounded, with other profits thereof arising, 6s. 8d. a year to be taken of the lord of the two thirds in his exchequer at Bergeveny for a third part of the issues of conies and of the farm of the pasture there, the farms and issues of the herbage, the fruits of the garden, the fishery of the stew within the garden at Michaelmas by the hands of the provost for the time being, with distress upon the two thirds of the provostry or entry in default of payment at the will of the earl and Philippa, a third part of the meadow there, such part containing 37 acres and a third part of half an acre, with the profit of the rowen (ruauni) after carrying the hay, a third part of the pleas and perquisites of the court of the provostry, of the pannage of swine, and the 'take' of all the lordship of Went as they shall fall in, one knight's fee in the manor of Llaundewerethe held by the heirs of John Boteler and of Walter ap Henry, one knight's fee and a half in Hendreyebeth with the members held by the heirs of Howell ap Gwillym, the fourth part of one knight's fee in the manor of St. Michael upon Usk held by the heirs of Howell Clifforde, the fourth part of one knight's fee in the manor of Getly held by the heirs of Lawrence Gunter, and a third part of the court houses with the chambers at the ends of the house, to be held in common use with the two thirds within the castle manor, a house by the manse sometime of the 'lavendere,' half the stable below the 'Courthows,' a moiety of the greater grange there, 11s. 4d. of the purparty of the farm of Llaunwaynardeshoune, Kateryneshulle, Phelescroft, Wyngemede, Merhame, Longemede and of the demesne land in the hand of David ap William and the son of Robert ap William, of the pasture beyond Usk in the tenure of William Lloyt 18d. a year, and of the pasture and fruits of a garden sometime of the prior of Monmouthe, and the pasture of a croft sometime of Jevan Drew 2s., also the advowson of Llaunwaynarde Church, held in chief by knight service, and the issues thereof taken since the death of the earl of Arundell; as the king has learned by inquisition, taken by the escheator, that at his death the said earl held the premises as dower of the said Philippa of the lands etc. of John de Hastynges sometime her husband.
Nov. 30.
Westminster.
To Clement Spice escheator in Essex and Hertfordshire. Order to give Eleanor late the wife of Thomas duke of Gloucestre, one of the daughters and heirs of Humphrey de Bohun earl of Hereford, Essex and Norhampton, whose fealty the king has commanded his clerk Thomas Stanley keeper of the chancery rolls to take, livery of the castle and manor of Plessitz, the manors of High Estre, Waltham, Wikes and Shenefeld, the court of the honour of High Estre, the view of frankpledge of Chishulle, the fee of the earl of Essex, and a moiety of the manor of Wetheresfelde, all in Essex, the manor of Farnham, a third part of the manor of Nothamstede, the view of frankpledge at Hodisdoun and the court of the honour of Hertforde in Hertfordshire, and the issues thereof taken since the duke's death; as the king has learned by divers inquisitions, taken by the escheator, that at his death the duke held the same of her heritage, and that all are held in chief, except the manor of Wykes which is held of others than the king; and for 40s. paid in the hanaper the king has respited the said Eleanor's homage to the quinzaine of Easter next.
To William Bolle escheator in Lincolnshire. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning the manor of Benyngton with the appurtenances and members in Benyngton and Foston, held in chief as of the honour of Richemunde; as for a fine paid etc. the king has respited the said Eleanor's homage to a day yet to come.
To the escheator in Cambridgeshire. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning the view of frankpledge in Sauston, the moiety of one knight's fee in Chyppenham held by the abbot of Walden, one knight's fee in Fulbourne held by William Fulbourne, 2½ knights' fees in Lynton held by Nicholas Parys, the moiety of one knight's fee in Thryppelowe lately held by Nicholas de Barynton, and three knights' fees in Sauston held by John Huntyngdoun, all held in chief.
To David Vaghan escheator in Gloucestershire and the march of Wales adjacent. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning the manor of Whetenhurst in the said county, and Caldecote castle with Neuton which is a member thereof in the march, held in chief.
To the escheator in Oxfordshire. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning the manors of Kirtlyngton, Dadyngton, Piriton and Great Haselee and the advowson of Great Haselee church, the manor of Kirtlyngton being held in chief by the service of the third part of one knight's fee, the manor of Dadyngton by the service of the third part of two knights' fees, the other manors of the king by knight service as of the honour of Walyngford.
To the escheator in Norffolk. Order to remove the king's hand and meddle no further with the manor of Fulmedeston, held of others than the king as parcel of the earldom of Hertford, delivering to the said Eleanor any issues thereof taken since the duke's death.
Dec. 5.
Westminster.
To the escheator in the county of Suthampton. Order to give Philippa late the wife of Richard earl of Arundell livery of one knight's fee in Thrukeleston now held by John de Buttesterne, and one knight's fee and the moiety of one knight's fee in Snodyngton, Houke and Houghton now held by Peter Stantor and other his parceners and sometime by Ingram Berenger, and the issues thereof taken since the earl's death; as the king has learned by inquisition, taken by the escheator, that at his death the earl held the same as of her dower of the lands, fees etc. of John de Hastynges earl of Pembroke sometime her husband.
Membrane 5.
Nov. 25.
Westminster.
To Richard Clifforde the king's clerk, keeper of the great wardrobe. Order to account with Edmund bishop of Exeter the chancellor or with his ministers concerning the wax due to the chancellor by reason of his office from 15 November 20 Richard II, on which day the king advanced him to be chancellor, delivering to his ministers the arrears of wax for one whole year.
Dec. 1.
Westminster.
To the keeper of the marshalsea or his representative. Order to have Richard Puryman and John Cavendissh late fishmonger of London, who are in the marshalsea prison in the keeper's custody it is said, before the constable and marshal of England or their representatives on Monday next, with the cause of their imprisonment and a copy of this writ; as the king has sent to be determined before the constable and marshal in the court of chivalry a cause between the said Richard and John lately pending before the king and council. By C.
Nov. 30.
Westminster.
To Th. archbishop of Canterbury, or in his absence to his vicar general. Order, as he loves the king and his honour and desires the safety and defence of the church and realm of England, to command the bishops his fellows and suffragans of the province of Canterbury to appoint trusty men of the clergy of their dioceses, for whom they will answer, to be collectors therein of the moiety of a tenth upon all benefices, exempt and not exempt, taxed at more than 6 marks and accustomed to pay towards the tenth, the benefices of poor nuns being excepted at the discretion of the ordinaries, certifying the treasurer and the barons of the exchequer before the octaves of St. Hilary next at latest of the names of such as they shall appoint, and himself likewise to appoint collectors in the diocese of Canterbury and certify their names, so that answer be made for that moiety; as at the convocation last made by the archbishop in the church of St. Paul London on 6 April last the archbishop and other the prelates and clergy of that province granted to the king the said moiety for safety and defence of the realm and, it was hoped, for the advantage of the church of England, payable at Midsummer and Allhallows then next by even portions.
Dec. 8.
Westminster.
To the steward, farmer, receiver or other the king's minister of Walynford for the time being. Order to pay to Alan Norreys the king's serjeant 100s. a year and the arrears since 13 February last, on which date for good service the king granted him for life 100s. a year of the issues, revenues and profits of the lordship of Walynford arising.
Et erat patens.
Nov. 26.
Westminster.
To the collectors in the port of London of the subsidy of 3s. upon every tun of wine and 12d. in the pound. Order to suffer John Trailly knight to lade in that port and, without payment of custom or subsidy, take to the city of Bordeaux three barrels of oat flour, two hundred 'stokfisshe,' fifty salt fish and one pipe of green peas for consumption of his household, and three whole cloths and 8 yards of rayed cloth, four cloths and 12 yards of cloth of colour and 17 yards of cloth in a remnant for livery of his household, two linen cloths, three brass pots, 48 plates of 'peautre' and two table boards (tabularia), any ordinance or proclamation to the contrary notwithstanding.
Nov. 24.
Westminster.
To Thomas Brounflete the chief butler or his representative in the port of London. Order without asking or taking 2s. upon the tun to suffer John Trailly knight to have and take away five tuns of wine brought to that port from Gascony in a ship called the 'Trinite,' Lawrence Chesse master, which were purveyed for consumption of his household in England as a servant of the said knight has made oath in chancery, any former command of the king to the contrary notwithstanding.
Dec. 1.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Somerset. Order, at suit of Joan who was wife of William Bryen knight, in presence of the guardians and next friends of the heirs and parceners to assign her dower of the manors of Donhefde, Batheneston and Shokerwyke; as by virtue of an inquisition, of his office taken before Thomas Cammell late escheator, the tenor whereof the king has caused to come into chancery, whereby it is found that at his death the said William held those manors of others than the king, and that Philippa who was wife of John Deveros and Elizabeth wife of Robert Lovell, who are within age and in ward of the king by reason of other lands in Somerset held of the king in chief by knight service, are his cousins and next heirs, those manors were taken into the king's hand.
Dec. 1.
Westminster.
To John Cassy and his fellows, justices of assize in Huntingdonshire. Order, upon petition of the plaintiff, to proceed in an assize of novel disseisin concerning 13s. 4d. of rent in Huntyngdoun, arraigned by the abbess of Elnistowe against John Sabrisforth and John Haukyn bailiffs of Huntyngdoun and the commonalty of the town, the allegation of the defendants notwithstanding, so that they proceed not to rendering of judgment without advising the king; as they alleged that J. king of England was seised of the said town, and by letters patent, confirmed by the king, granted the town among other liberties to the burgesses thereof and to their heirs to fee farm, rendering at the exchequer for all service the ancient farm and 10l. a year increase, that the late king, to whom descended by inheritance the right of the said farm, granted the same to John duke of Lancastre and to the heirs male of his body, with remainder to the king and his heirs, and that the soil put in view wherefrom the rent is supposed to arise is parcel of the farm of the town, wherefore they took it that the justices would not proceed without advising the king, craving aid of the king, and the abbess in her reply averred that their allegation is insufficient in law, craving judgment that the taking of the assize should proceed; and process being continued, the record was viewed and arguments were heard on either side, and it was determined that the defendants shall have the king's aid, wherefore the justices have deferred to proceed.
Membrane 4.
Dec. 4.
Westminster.
To John Wadham and his fellows, justices appointed to take an assize of novel disseisin arraigned by Thomas Rigge and Katherine his wife against John Devereux knight and Joan his wife. Order, upon petition of the plaintiffs, to proceed to rendering of judgment therein, the king's former writ notwithstanding; as upon the plaintiffs' petition, shewing that the defendants disseised them of 72 messuages, a water mill, seven carucates of land, 100 acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, 100 acres of wood, 16l. of rent and a rent of one clove, 1lb. of cumin and one barbed arrow in Button and Churcheley co. Gloucestre, that the plaintiffs after abbreviated their plea in respect of four messuages, a mill, one carucate of land, 5 acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture, 12 acres of wood and 26s. 8d. of rent, that process being continued the said Joan, being by default of her husband admitted to defence of her right, alleged that the tenements and rents put in view, together with those in respect whereof the plea was abbreviated, make up the manors of Hanam, Churcheley and Upton and a moiety of the manor of Button called Oldelonde, that as to the said moiety she averred that Cicely de Berkeley was thereof seised, and gave it to William Goulde and Matthew Waleys and to their heirs, that they being thereof seised gave the same to the said Cicely for life, with remainder to the defendants and the heirs of their bodies, remainder to the right heirs of the said John, that after the death of Cicely the defendants entered by virtue of that remainder, and were thereof seised until the plaintiffs entered upon their possession in right of the said Katherine as cousin and heir of the said Cicely, namely daughter of Margaret her sister, supposing her to have died thereof seised in her demesne as of fee, and that the said John lately put them out, craving judgment whether an assize ought to be taken between them, and shewed that the plaintiffs in their reply averred that the tenements held by the said Cicely are not put in view, but there are other tenements in Button called Oldelonde put in view, namely eight messuages and a messuage whereof arise 60s. of rent, that John de Button father of Katherine, whose heir she is, died thereof seised, that after his death they entered in her right, and were thereof seised until by the defendants disseised unlawfully and without a judgment, shewing that process being continued the defendants alleged that pending the said assize the tenements in Button put in view were by the then escheator seized into the king's hand by colour of an inquisition, before him taken of his office, for that thereby it was found that without licence of the king the defendants purchased of the said Cicely the manor of Oldelond which is held in chief, and of Roger de Marmyoun 40 acres of land and meadow in Oldelond in the hundred of Button likewise held in chief, and alleged that the tenements in Button put in view are the manor and 40 acres so seized, and that by letters patent (produced) the king committed the keeping thereof to the defendants, by name of John Deverose knight and Joan his wife, wherefore they took it that the justices would no further proceed, the king commanded the justices to proceed to take that assize the said allegation notwithstanding, so that they should not proceed to rendering of judgment without advising him; and now the plaintiffs have shewn the king that it is found by a jury, taken before the king, that the plaintiffs were seised of the said eight messuages and one whereof issues the said rent in Button called Oldelonde put in their view until by the defendants unlawfully and without a judgment disseised by force of arms, and that the tenements contained in the king's letters patent were not put in view.
Nov. 26.
Westminster.
To the justices of the Bench. Order, upon petition of the plaintiffs, to proceed in a plea between Thomas Foderyngeye and Agnes his wife and Elizabeth Beauchamp, the allegation of the defendant notwithstanding, so that they proceed not to rendering of judgment without advising the king; as the said petition shews that the plaintiffs are suing for a third part of a messuage and 100 acres of land in Clyfton and Newenton Blossemeville as dower of the said Agnes by endowment of Robert Mordaunt sometime her husband, and that the defendant alleged that Ralph Basset knight at his death was seised thereof and of divers other manors and lands, that the same are held in chief, wherefore the manors of Newenton Blossemevylle and Clyfton co. Bukingham called Wakes and Botilers, and 25 acres of land in Turvey co. Bedford within Newenton Blossemevylle park, whereof the said messuage and 100 acres of land are parcel, were among other manors and lands siezed into the king's hand by reason of the nonage of the heir of Thomas earl of Stafford, and that by letters patent dated Westminster 16 February 16 Richard II, by her produced, the king committed the ward thereof to the said Elizabeth, and the issues thereof taken, until debate should be had in the king's court whether those manors and lands ought to pertain to the king or to her, so that she should answer at the exchequer for the same and other issues thereof arising, if it should be adjudged that they ought to pertain to the king, averring that so she is tenant of the premises by commission of the king and without him may not answer, and craving aid of the king.
Dec. 13.
Westminster.
To the steward, farmer or receiver of the lordship of Walyngford for the time being. Order every year to pay to Thomas de Hatfelde 2d. a day during his life, and to pay him the arrears since 22 March 1 Richard II, on which date the king confirmed letters patent of E. prince of Wales his father, giving to the said Thomas servant of his chamber for life the office of keeper of his wood of Netilbede with wages of 2d. a day and the fees to that office due and accustomed, those wages to be taken of the issues and revenues of his said lordship.
Et erat patens.
To Thomas duke of Surrey. Order to cause John de Cobham knight, who by command of the king is in prison in the duke's custody, to come before the king and council in parliament at Shrewsbury in the quinzaine of St. Hilary next, in order to answer touching what shall be laid against him.
Membrane 3.
Dec. 9.
Westminster.
To the escheator in Somerset and Dorset. Order to give Elizabeth who was the wife of William de Monte Acuto late earl of Salisbury, of whom the king has taken an oath etc., livery of the fourth part of one knight's fee in Cleyangre by Coklyngton held by the heirs of William Swan, the moiety of one knight's fee in Crouthorne held by Richard Melbourne and Nicholas Busshe, three quarters of one knight's fee in Whitstaundoun held by Nicholas Reade and Parnell his wife, three quarters of one knight's fee in Criket Malherbe held by John Denham knight, one knight's fee in Brounfelde by Cantoke held by Robert Bikcombe, one knight's fee in Cheddre and Shepham late of the heir of Robert Malherbe, one knight's fee in Chaunton lately held by the heir of Walter Chaunton, one knight's fee in Exton in Exmore held by James earl of Ormonde, the moiety of one hide in Shipton Mountagu held by Nicholas Catbury and John Catbury, three hides in Stokechanont held by Richard Lovell late the heir of Nicholas Seint Maur, three hides in Wolfeton held by John Cammell in right of Ellen his wife heir of Thomas Gyan, one hide in Dichenescove held by the prior of Bruton, and two hides in Leighton held by the abbot and convent of Keynesham, all in Somerset, the moiety of one knight's fee in Hynton and Esseton by Wynterbourne held by Ralph de Hynton, the moiety of one knight's fee in Cranforde held by the abbess of Tarente, one knight's fee in Selton by Gylyngham occupied by William Storton, the moiety of one knight's fee in Poureston by Gylyngham held by John Wykyngge, the moiety of one knight's fee in Milton by Gylyngham formerly held by William Scammel, the moiety of one knight's fee in Childeokeforde held by Thomas Broke knight, the moiety of one knight's fee there held by Robert Latymer knight, the fourth part of one knight's fee in Chikerell and Westchikerell held by Roger le Walsch and John Jewe, the fourth part of one knight's fee in Langeton by Abbotesbury and Wynterbourne Herynge held by John Jewe, the moiety of one knight's fee in Shipton Maureward by Brudport held by Thomas Gorges, the moiety of one knight's fee in Bardolveston by Pudelton held by the prior of 'Crischurch Twyngham,' the moiety of one knight's fee in Langeton in Purbyke held by Roger le Walsch and Agnes Moutravers, the moiety of one knight's fee in Pymore held by Ralph Gouys, the sixth part of one knight's fee in Pudelton and Billeshey held by the prior of 'Crischurch Twynham' and the abbot of Cerne, and one knight's fee in Kyngeston by Dorcestre held by the prior of 'Cryschurch Twynham' in Dorset, which with her assent and assent of John Shelton, attorney of John de Monte Acuto now earl of Salisbury cousin and heir of the said earl, the king has assigned to her in dower, assigning to her also the moiety of one knight's fee in Hordhulle held by the prior of Brommore, the moiety of one knight's fee in Hordhulle and Sharprix held by Roger Gryffyn in right of his wife, the moiety of one knight's fee in Sharprix held by John del Lysle son of Dame Maud de Lysle, the fourth part and the eighth part of one knight's fee in Henton Aumerle and Hamme Preston, the eighth part of one knight's fee in Moseclyve, the moiety of one knight's fee in Lokerlee, one knight's fee in Northchardeforde held by John atte Berghe who is within age and in ward of the king, the moiety of one knight's fee in Staunton, the moiety of one knight's fee in Shirlee by Suthampton, the fourth part of one knight's fee there, the fourth part of one knight's fee in Soppelegh held by the earl of Ormonde, the fourth part of one knight's fee there held by William Moygne, and the moiety of one knight's fee in Mulleforde, Kyhavene and Leton held by the bishop of Salisbury, all in the county of Suthampton, one knight's fee in Calston and Whitelee within the hundred of Calne, the moiety of one knight's fee in Fyfhyde, one knight's fee in Brodeblountesdoun, the moiety of one knight's fee in Lytelblountesdoun, one knight's fee in Benknolle, the moiety of one knight's fee in Haydoun, the moiety of one knight's fee in Lutelton, the moiety of one knight's fee in Bereforde, the moiety of one knight's fee in Hochulle, two thirds of one knight's fee in Wynterbourne, one knight's fee and a half in Echelhampton, one knight's fee in Wyvelesforde and Norton, two knights' fees in Aulton Berners, four knights' fees in Shireueton, Wynterbourne and Cheverell, the fourth part of one knight's fee in Mydelton, one knight's fee in Cotes, the tenth part of one knight's fee in Bridcombe, the moiety of one knight's fee in Deverel, the moiety of one knight's fee in Asserton, and one knight's fee in Chadneswyche in Wiltesir, two knights' fees in Podelcote and Serchesdene lately held by the heir of Richard Aungeville and of Roger Golofre, one knight's fee in Newenham lately held by Margery late countess of Devon and now by John Drayton knight, the moiety of one knight's fee in Fretewelle lately held by Lawrence Broke, the moiety of one knight's fee in Ake lately held by Sampson Felyot (sic), the moiety of one knight's fee in Aldebury lately held by Peter Folyet, and the moiety of one knight's fee in Willehale lately held by the heir of Geoffrey Folyot in Oxfordshire, one knight's fee in the Wyke by Bastelden lately held by Walter de la Wyle, and one knight's fee in Kyngeston Lille lately held by Warin fitz Gerold in Berkshire.
To the escheator in the county of Suthampton and Wiltesir. Order to give the said Elizabeth livery of the knight's fees and parts of fees (above mentioned) in Hordhulle, Sharprix, Henton Aumerle and Hamme Preston, Moseclyve, Lokerlee, Northchardeforde, Staunton, Shirlee, Soppelegh, and Mulleforde, Kyhavene and Leton co. Suthampton, Calston and Whitelee, Fyfhyde, Brodeblountesdoun, Lytelblountesdoun, Benknolle, Haydoun, Lutelton, Bereforde, Hochulle, Wynterbourne, Echelhampton, Wyvelesforde and Norton, Aulton Berners, Shireueton, Wynterbourne and Cheverell, Mydelton, Cotes, Bridcombe, Deverel, Asserton and Chadneswyche co. Wiltesir which the king has assigned to her among other knights' fees etc. of her husband.
To the escheator in Oxfordshire and Berkshire. Like order concerning the knights' fees etc. (above mentioned) in Podelcote and Serchesdene, Newenham, Fretewelle, Ake, Aldebury and Willehale co. Oxford, la Wyke and Kyngeston Lille co. Berkes.
To the escheator in the county of Suthampton. Order to give the said Elizabeth livery of the advowson of 'Cristchurche Twynham' priory which the king has assigned to her in dower, assigning to her also the advowsons of the churches of Chedesey, Donyate, Jerlyngton and Gothulle co. Somerset, and of the church or chapel of Croukham co. Berkes.
To the escheator in Somerset. Order to give the said Elizabeth livery of the advowsons of the churches of Chedesey, Donyate. Jerlyngton and Gothulle which, among other advowsons of her husband, the king has assigned to her.
To the escheator in Berkshire. Like order, mutatis mutandis, concerning the advowson of the church or chapel of Croukham.

Footnotes

  • 1. Capit' corone nostre; but elsewhere capitalis coronator domini regis. See André Réville, Le Soulevement des Travailleurs d'Angleterre en 1381, pp. 185, 187.
  • 2. In the text duxeris, evidently in error for dixerit, as below.