1280, membranes 30, 29, 28, 27

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1280, membranes 30, 29, 28, 27

9 EDWARD I.

MEMBRANE 30.

Nov. 22. Westminster.

Simple protection, for three years, for Roger Minnot.

Mandate to R. de Sandwyco, king's steward, to restore the temporalities of the abbey of St. Augustine, Bristol, to Hugh de Dadinton, one of the canons, elected to be abbot.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants.

Mandate to Gregory de Rokesle and Orlandinus de Podio, keepers of the exchange of London, to pay out of the moneys in the said exchange 1,000l. to Guncelin de Badelesmere, justice of Chester, to make an exchange at Chester, as the king has enjoined upon him by word of mouth.

Signification to the bishop of Coventry and Lichfield of the royal assent to the election of Henry de Astlegh, brother of Hagheman, to be abbot thereof.

Letters for Arnold de Tangeleye, staying in England, nominating William de Leministre and John le Waleys his attorneys in Ireland for one year.

Nov. 24. Westminster.

Confirmation of the demise made to Master Adam de Botindon by Ralph de Sandwyco, king's steward, for 20 marks, of the custody of the lands and heirs of William de Benetleye, during the minority of the said heirs, with their marriage.

Writ de intendendo for Nicholas le Gawur and Baudettus le Gawur, appointed to be deputies of Matthew de Columbariis, who is unable personally to attend to the duties of the office of gauger of wines throughout the realm, which has been committed to him by the king.

Simple protection, for three years, for the prior and brethren of Wytham, of the Carthusian order.

Writ de intendendo to the bailiffs and good men of Oxford for Nicholas de Kyngeston, whom they have elected to be mayor for the present year and presented to the king, the king having taken his fealty.

Nov. 26. Westminster.

Licence for the Carmelite friars in Oxford to receive from any persons willing to enfeoff them as much of the adjoining land as they require for the enlargement of their place; and to hold the same in mortmain.

Licence for Roger de Donecastre parson of a moiety of the church of Doncaster, to buy of the lands contiguous to his place there fifty feet all round for the enlargement thereof, and for him and his successors to hold it in mortmain.

The king understood that Gilbert le Fraunceis, deceased, held in chief, by such service that the custody of his lands, of whatever fee they were, ought of right to belong to the king, whereby he granted the custody of those lands which Gilbert held of Edmund, the king's brother, by knightservice, to his said brother; but it now appears that the custody of the last mentioned lands belongs to the said Edmund, wherefore the king has surrendered it to him, lest prejudice should arise to him by reason of the said grant. But if any land should come to the heirs of the said Gilbert by hereditary right or in any other way, the king's usual privilege is reserved as to the custodies of these.

Protection with clause volumus, until Michaelmas, for Martin Shenche, going beyond seas.

Nov. 26. [Westminster.]

Grant to the abbot and convent of Vale Royal, for the works of that abbey, at the hands of Isabella, late the wife of John son of Alan de Arundel, during the minority of the heirs of the said John, of the 100l. yearly which she renders (1) for the custody of the castle and honor of Arundel, late of the said John (who held in chief of Henry III.); (2) for the 35l. 10s. 6d. yearly which she receives from land and rent in Westden and Cherleton, and from the moiety of the hundred of Stokbrugg, previously granted to her.

Mandate, in pursuance, to the said Isabella to pay to them the 50l. due for last Michaelmas term, and henceforth above 100l. yearly during the minority of the said heirs.

Pardon to Ranulph de Ingelose for the death of Michael de Askerby, as it appears by inquisition of the sheriff and coroners of the county of Lincoln that he killed him in self-defence.

Simple protection, for three years, for John son of Ralph de Aissheburn.

Safe-conduct, for one year, for William de Enefeld, going as envoy of Ralph le Blund, citizen and merchant of London, to parts beyond seas, his men, horses and harness.

Nov. 27. Westminster.

Grant, for two years, to the keepers of the exchange of London, and the workmen, moneyers, and other the king's ministers deputed for those duties which touch the office thereof, that while they remain in the king's service in the said office, they shall be quit of tallages, and of service on assises, juries or recognitions.

The like to the keepers of the exchange throughout England.

Pardon to Richard Russel of his outlawry in the county of Devon, for his abduction of Joan, late the wife of William de Bolevill, against her will.

Nov. 28. Westminster.

Grant to David de Jarpenvill of all the liberties and free customs pertaining to the weekly Thursday market and yearly three days' fair, on the eve, day and morrow of St. James the Apostle, in his manor of Bissey, co. Hertford, granted to him and his heirs by charter dated 13 February, 54 Henry III. and which liberties and free customs he has hitherto not fully used.

Licence for Fulk de Rucote to sell to Reginald de Grey a messuage and a carucate of land in Lavinden and Braunfeld, to hold in fee simple.

Dec. 1. Westminster.

Ratification and grant of the delivery made, on the part of the king, by Thomas de Normanvill, king's steward beyond Trent, to the prioress and nuns of Killinge, of four bovates and a half of land in Killinge and Beghom with a 'forland' and nine tofts in the towns aforesaid, and 2s. 8d. of rent in Killing from the land which Stephen le Templer holds there, to hold by the said prioress and nuns for ten years at a rent to the king of 67s. a year from Michaelmas last, to be paid at the manor of Cleton in Holderness.

Licence for M[atthew], bishop of Killaloe and his successors, to sell, or exchange, or otherwise assign 3 carucates and 84½ acres of land in his manor of Newcastle juxta Lyons, which were granted to him in frank almoin in exchange for his quit-claim to the king, with the assent of the dean and the whole of the chapter of Killaloe, of his manor of Rosshcre, with the advowson of the church thereof.

Presentation of John de Berewik to the church of Dorkenesford, in the diocese of Winchester, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the see.

Dec. 2. Westminster.

Pardon to John le Ko, of Great Yarmouth, for the death of Hugh le Marchaund.

MEMBRANE 29.

Grant to Robert son of Roger de Wauuton of that part of the bailiwick of Bolax in the forest of Rokingham which is in the king's hands, to hold for life and during good behaviour, and grant that as soon as the other part of it, which is in the hands of Eleanor, the king's mother, shall come into the king's hands, the said Robert shall hold both parts in the manner aforesaid.

Vacated because otherwise below in the month of May.

Grant to the bailiffs, burgesses and other men of Hereford of murage for five years from Christmas 9 Edward I.

Dec. 3. Westminster.

Protection with clause volumus, for three years, for Master Thomas de Briddeporte, going beyond seas for study.

Licence for Matilda de Luveraz, to give to her son, John de Luveraz, all the lands which she holds of the king in chief in Morden, co. Dorset, to hold for his life of the king.

Letters for Master Thomas de Brideporte, going beyond seas, nominating Henry de Hisbare and Richard de Chiselden his attorneys for three years.

The like for David de Offynton, staying in Ireland, nominating John de Holegle and Peter Passemere for two years.

The like for Richard de Vescy, going beyond seas, nominating William son of Adam de Cave and Adam de Hakeneys for one year in England.

The like for Philip Bygot, staying in England, nominating Jordan de Abbetot in Ireland for one year.

Confirmation to William Barry, of a demise made to him by Ralph de Sandwyco, king's steward, of the bailiwick of the king's seven hundreds in the Weald (in Waldis) for ten years from the morrow of Michaelmas, 8 Edward I. at a rent of 12l. a year.

Mandate to Bogo de Cnovill, justice of West Wales, to pay out of the issues of his bailiwick 4 marks yearly, during pleasure, to Philip le Clerk, of Kedwelly, king's advocate (narratori).

Dec. 4. Westminster.

Mandate to Ralph de Sandwyco, king's steward, to restore the temporalities of Haghemon abbey to Henry de Astleg, one of the canons elected to be abbot.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants.

Presentation of William de Bray to the church of Lancaddok on Usk in the diocese of Llandaff, void by the resignation of Master Henry de Bray, and in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heirs of George Cantilupo, tenant in chief.

Mandate to Bogo de Knovill, justice of West Wales, to cause to be proclaimed in the town of Dynavor a weekly market and a yearly fair to be held there.

Protection with clause [volumus] until a year after Easter, for David de Offynton, staying in Ireland.

Mandate to the mayor and bailiffs of Southampton to pay to Eleanor, the king's mother, during her life, at the same terms at which they would have paid the same to the king, the farm of the said town, to wit 226l. 13s. 4d. beginning with next Easter, the king having assigned the said farm to her for life, in part suppletion of her dower.

Grant to the sheriff of Middlesex, Michael de Norhampton, and the good men of the county of Middlesex of pontage in aid of their bridge of Braynford, for three years from the Purification, 9 Edward I.

Grant to the abbot and convent of Westminster that the house in their churchyard—which stretches from the gate thereof by the wall towards the belfry and which the abbot has built in order that the issues thereof at the fairs of the two feasts of St. Edward and at all other times may be applied to the increase of the support of the light at the great altar and the shrine of St. Edward—shall be quit and free for ever from all livery of stewards, marshals, and other ministers of the king, so that no person for the future shall lodge therein without licence of the said abbot and convent or of the sacristan of the said house.

Dec. 5. Westminster.

Grant to John de Knovill of the gwestva (westwa) of Leswen entire with all its appurtenances, within the commote of Anhunok, to wit, the rhandir (randir) of Bodlawerneth, the two rhandirs of Henveneu, the rhandir of Nauchwedaf and the rhandir of Leswen, in fee-simple, to hold by the service of one barded horse at the castle of Lampader.

Dec. 9. Tower of London.

John de Stok and Ralph de Harewold, canons of Dunstaple, bringing news of the cession of William their prior, have letters of licence to elect.

Simple protection, for seven years, for Master James de Sancto Georgio.

Dec. 5. Westminster.

Grant to Nicholas de Stapleton of a messuage and five bovates of land in Westhalsey, lately recovered by the king by a judgment of the justices of the Bench against Robert de Crepping, to hold in fee-farm from the crown at a rent of 40s.

Licence for the prior and canons of the hospital of St. Mary without Bishopsgate, London, to buy from William Godchep and Matilda his wife a messuage in the suburb of London, also to receive two marks of rent in London which Roger Beyvin left to them in his will, and one mark of rent in the same city of the gift of Geoffrey de Catenham, and to hold the same in mortmain.

Grant to Alice de Luyton and to her men and tenants in Hertwell and Little Hameden, as well bondmen as free, that, for her life, both she and they be quit of suit which they owe to the king's court of the honor of Peverell of Haddestok and from coming to the view of frank pledge at the same court, and that the breweresses of her tenure in the towns aforesaid shall not be amerced for trespass of breach of the assise of ale in the court aforesaid, but in her own court, and that she shall receive the amercements; with quittance to her, for life, of 8s. a year due to the king for her view of frank pledge and the arrears thereof; on condition that her heirs or assigns, and her men and tenements aforesaid after her decease shall do the said suit and come to the view of frank pledge at the court aforesaid, and her heirs or assigns shall pay the 8s. a year aforesaid, as used to be done.

Mandate to Gregory de Rockesle and Orlandinus de Podio, keepers of the Exchange of London, to pay out of the king's moneys therein to Bouroncinus Walterii and his fellows, merchants of Lucca, 200 marks for the 200 marks owed by John Giffard of Brimmesfeld to the said merchants, and which the king has granted to him.

Dec. 8. Tower of London.

Grant, at the instance of Patrick de Cadurcis, their lord, to the bailiffs and good men of Kedwelly of murage for five years from Christmas, 9 Edward I.

MEMBRANE 28.

Mandate to the following to deliver to Eleanor, the king's mother, the following manors, granted to her, for life, with the issues since last Michaelmas, saving to the king his expenses in sowing the lands thereof and the crops and stock :—

Dec. 9. Tower of London.

Mandate to Thomas de Normanvill, king's steward, to deliver to her the manor of Skypton, extended at 188l. 11s. 1d. and the manor of Pokelington, extended at 41l. 4s. 4d.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants.

Mandate to Ralph de Sandwyco, king's steward, to deliver to her, for life, the manor of Middleton, co. Kent, extended at 188l. 10s. 5d.

Mandate to Walter de la Mare, bailiff of the manor of Derteford, to deliver to her that manor, extended at 71l. 14s. 1d.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants of Middelton and Derteford.

Mandate to Richard de Holebrok, king's steward, to deliver to her the manor of Helewell, extended at 25l. 16s. 2½d. and the manor of Stretton, extended at 23l. 16. 3d.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants.

Membrane 28 (Schedule.)

Dec. 8. Tower of London.

Commission to Alexander de Kirketon to enquire by jury of the county of York touching the plundering of merchants of the realm by merchants of the count of Seland in carrying away their goods and taking away their ships.

[Dec. 9. Tower of London.]

The like to John de Lovetot and Giles de Audenard to audit the accounts of the bailiffs, receivers, and other the king's ministers of Ponthieu, during the whole time in which it was in the king's hands, and to make an appraisement of its value and of the issues thereof yearly, and to view the yearly expenses of the seneschal thereof on matters pertaining to his office, and to say if they are sufficient, and to certify the king of all circumstances touching the state of the land, and to provide, during the king's pleasure, for the reasonable support of Reginald de Foreminoster, monk.

Writ de intendendo for them directed to Thomas de Sandwyco, seneschal of Ponthieu, and to the bailiffs, receivers and other minister of the king of those parts.

Mandate to Gregory de Rokesle, and Orlandinus de Podio, keepers of the Exchange of London, to pay out of the king's moneys therein to Matthew de Columbariis, king's serjeant, taker of the king's wines of the right prise throughout England, such a sum as he shall inform them on the king's part to pay for the wines of the present year.

Dec. 5. Westminster.

Mandate to Richard de Waldegrave to deliver, without delay, to William de Chycun, four cross-bows with a windlass (ad turnum), eleven for two feet (ad duos pedes), and twenty for one foot (ad unum pedem), out of the king's cross-bows in his custody, to be carried to Rothelan.

Dec. 9. Tower of London.

Pardon to the executors of the will of Robert, late bishop of Carlisle (who claim to have quittance of a great part of the bishop's debts to the crown by charter of the king's father), of a moiety of the said debts, to wit 69l. 6s., wherein he was amerced before Robert de Nevill, justice of Henry III., for pleas of the forest in the county of Cumberland, for depredation of herbage; 20l., wherein he was amerced before Martin de Littlebyry, justice of Henry III. of the Bench, for unjust impediment; 20 marks, wherein he was amerced before Thomas Trevet, justice of Henry III. in divers counties, for the same; 10 marks, wherein he was amerced before the barons of the Exchequer at the time that he was sheriff of Cumberland, for not coming to make his proffer ; 8l. which he took of the town of Leynstoke for the evasion of Ralph le Bercher; 8l. which he took for the evasion of Gilbert Rote Ofserewe; 8l., which he took of the town of Cumreu for the evasion of Christiana la Beggere; 8l., for the evasion of Thomas de Westmerland; 8l., for that of Adam Halfcape (or Halfape). And with regard to the other moiety, grant that they may pay yearly to the king 20 marks until that moiety be paid off; and grant, for a fine of 10 marks, that they be quit of all other demands and debts of which they can be charged at the Exchequer for the said bishop.

Mandate in pursuance to the treasurer and barons of the Exchequer.

Mandate to Gregory de Rokesle and Orlandinus de Podio, keepers of the Exchange of London, to pay out of the king's moneys therein to Th[omas], bishop of St. Davids, a prest of 500 marks to be repaid at the king's will.

The like to Roger son of Benedict and Ralph Raby, keepers of the Exchange of Lincoln, to advance him in like manner another 500 marks.

Protection with clause [volumus], for one year, for Nutus Fulberti, merchant of Florence.

Safe-conduct for him for one year.

The dean and chapter of Killala (Aladensis), sending news of the death of J. their bishop, have letters of licence to elect

Letters for Arnold de Tangeleye, staying in England, nominating William de Lemenistre and John le Waleys, his attorneys in Ireland for two years.

The like for Walter, abbot of St. Bertin's in St. Omer, nominating Matthew de la Curt, monk, and Master John de Sancto Audom[aro] for three years.

Dec. 24. Burgh.

Writ de intendendo to the tenants of the bishopric of Kildare (Daren), in favour of Nicholas de Cusaach, a Friar Minor, collated to the bishopric by the Pope.

Mandate to Robert de Ufford, justiciary of Ireland, to restore to him the temporalities.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Hamo de la Chaumbre, king's serjeant, as surveyor of the works in Windsor Castle, with 2d. a day for his support, in the same manner as John Pollard, sometime surveyor of the said works.

Pardon, at the instance of John de Vescy, to William de Bosco for the death of William le Taverner and of any consequent outlawry.

Respite, for life, to John de Vescy of his debts to the king, on condition that his heirs answer for them after his death.

Mandate in pursuance to the treasurer and barons of the Exchequer.

The famous king of the Hebrew race, whom the Omnipotent distinguished with the prerogative of wisdom beyond the capacity of comprehension of the human intellect, being promised of the Lord whatever gift he should desire, considering that wisdom was of most avail in earthly things, asked for wisdom, prudently expecting that all good things would follow thereupon; wherefore it befits the king's excellence, informed by the best examples, to willingly give his assent to deeds whereby men may be made wise for the utility of the commonwealth, and by their prudence, advantage accrue in the rule of the realm and of the priesthood (sacerdocii), and in such men, the science of wisdom be continually increased by activity of study. The king therefore gives his assent to the proposal of Hugh, bishop of Ely, to introduce in the place of the secular brethren of his hospital of St. John at Cambridge, scholars, who are to dwell together in the University of Cambridge, according to the rule of the scholars at Oxford, who are called of Merton, on condition that the alms of the poor coming to the said hospital, which were anciently appointed by bishops of Ely, be not hereby diminished. [Documents relating to Cambridge, 1852, vol. ii. p. 1.]

Dec. 28. Burgh.

Inspeximus and confirmation to Henry le Waleys, citizen of London, of letters patent dated at Kenilworth, 18 November, 51 Henry III., granting to him, at the instance of Edmund, son of Henry III., exemption for life from all prises, prests, exactions and tallages which might be levied on him by reason of his lands and tenements or rents or other things or merchandise in the city aforesaid or without it; and grant that when the said city is taxed, he shall render one mark for the tallage due by him; saving to the king his due and ancient prises.