Calendar of Patent Rolls, Edward I: Volume 4, 1301-1307. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1898.
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May 26. Kempton.
Association of Thomas de Fyssheburn, in the room of Adam de Middelton, in a commission of oyer and terminer, directed to Peter de Malo Lacu, Edmund de Eyncurt, William le Vavasur and John de Insula, touching homicides, depredations, arsons and other trespasses against the peace, in the counties of York, Northumberland, Cumberland, Westmoreland, Lancaster, Nottingham, Derby, Warwick, Leicester and Lincoln, as the said Adam is engaged, in conjunction with Henry de Sutton, in taking assizes, juries and recognisances in those counties.
May 26. Banstead.
Commission of oyer and terminer to the above justices and the said Thomas, on complaint by William Pacok that William de Derby, Ralph de Derby, John le Plouman of Fraunkton, Harsculph de Cleseby, William de Neshaham, Richard de Kirketon, John de Benyngton, John Hardy, Robert Hardy, Walter Hardy, Walter le Mouner of Fenne, Roger de Lek, Nicholas de Freston, Richard de Benyngton, William de Bardeneye, Richard de Kirketon, William le Pursere of Lincoln, Geoffrey de Cibeceye, William le Lung, Henry de Benyngton, Richard de Leverton, Richard Lourencesbrother atte Stone, Geoffrey Perkyn, Henry Cope, Simon Bunnyng, Roger son of Peter de Wynston, William de Kirketon, John de Fenne, Alan de Benyngton, Laurence Grebby of Lek, Master Thomas son of Roger le Fevre, John de Ledenham and John Petit the elder, assaulted him by night at the town of Boston, co. Lincoln, and carried away his goods.
Changed by the Chancellor because sealed at another time by p.s. in the time of Master W. de Grenef[eld], then the Chancellor.
May 26. Banstead.
The like to William Howard and John de Asshton, on complaint by the prior of the Friars Preachers of Northampton, that Pentechostus de Kershalton, William le Potter, William Barun, Robert de Catworthe, Adam le Burser, Gilbert le Taverner, William de Tyveringham, Roger de Launden, William le Plomner, Hugh de Midelton, Roger le Plomner, Roger de Hoghton, Reginald Page, Nicholas de Stok, William de Dalington, John le Orfevre, William de Biri, John Spryg, Simon de Upton, Adam de Catesby, Adam Athelyn, John Kenpe, Thomas le Peintur, Hubert de Thorneye, Thomas de Buckeby, Robert de Herleston, John Cogenhowe, William de Wythemhale, Hugh le Juvene, John de Rowell, Geoffrey de Duston, Simon de Podington, Osbert de Nesham, Thomas de Whiteneye, Henry de Flete, Richard Haldeby, Hugh de Horton, John Potyn, Elias de Herleston, William le Verur, Austin le Pestur, Walter Passelewe, Roger de Bray, Jocius le Draper, William le Orfevre, John de Glaston, Stephen Osbern, William Huweyn, William Tekene, John le Fraunceys, Ralph de Silverton, John de Haregrave, Robert son of Robert de Stormesworthe, John de Wolde, William le Taillur, John le Mercer, Hugh le Noble, Gilbert de Carnele, Simon de Whiteneye, Robert Burgois, Thomas de Leycestre, Reginald de Wullaston, Robert atte Lanesende of Evesham, William le Somenur, John le Burser, John Rok, Gilbert de Toucestre, Robert le Rus, Richard de Wykele, John de Thorp, John de Lodington, John de Subford, Henry de Grendon, Henry le Teinturer, Elias de Keilmersh, Simon le Teinturer, Hugh de Thorp, John le Mareschal, William Russel, Thomas de Rotburne, Thomas Kokelyn, William de Catworth, Henry le Irenmonger, Thomas de Haddon, William de Billing, Walter de Burgh, William de Overton, William Endesoule, John Caudroun, Robert Gullet, Robert Walran and others, broke his close and the gates of his dwelling-place in the town of Northampton, entered the said close, felled the trees in it, and carried them and the gates and other goods away. By p.s.
June 9. Witley.
Association of Henry Spigurnel, in the room of Roger de Suthcote, now deceased, with Hervey de Staunton in a commission of oyer and terminer directed to the latter touching the persons who entered the park of Thomas, bishop of Exeter, at Farndon, co. Southampton, hunted therein and carried away deer.
June 17. Chichester.
Association of Peter Mallorre with Roger le Brabazun and his fellows, justices appointed to hear and determine pleas before the king, as the king has commanded them to engage in arduous business in the city of London and the counties of Kent, Surrey and Middlesex touching the king and the men of the city and the said counties. By C.
June 22. Clayton.
The like of Thomas de Snyterton, of the county of Norfolk, in the room of Robert de Harewedon, with John Buteturte, William Haward, and Nicholas Fermbaud in a commission of oyer and terminer touching homicides and other trespasses against the peace in the counties of Gloucester, Northampton, Oxford, Berks, Bedford, Buckingham, Essex, Hertford, Rutland, Cambridge and Huntingdon. By p.s.
July 8. Canterbury.
Commission of oyer and terminer to William de Ormesby and William Inge, on complaint by William Jerberge, king's clerk, that whereas the king committed to him the custody of the rolls and writs of the justices last in eyre in the counties of Lancaster, Westmoreland, Northumberland and York, and because the eyre in the county of York was not terminated, he had kept them with him in chests in his house at Chategrave, co. Norfolk, William son of Robert le Wafre, of Ravenyngham, Thomas Belle of Chagrave, Hugh le Caretter of Lodne, Richard le Fevre of Lodne, Thomas le Koo, Robert Driefot, Richard Pygunt, Geoffrey Catur, Hugh le Clerk of Lodne, Richard de Slayford, John le Taillur of Lodne, David de Soudhull, Hugh le Suur, Ralph de Sufford, William le Pope of Thurton, Richard Cardun of Chategrave, Robert del Toun of Chategrave, Hervey (sic) Man, Roger son of Richard de Slayford, Peter and Robert his brothers, Robert Oldman, Ralph his brother, Richard de Pethergate of Thurton, David Cukouk of Lodne, John Crane of Sithyng, William Leweles of Bergh, Hugh Jordan of Lodne, Thomas Maydelove of Lodne, Ralph son of Richard Wynde, Thomas Pulle of Chategrave, John Em of Great Yarmouth, Richard Golle of the same, John de Staunford of Lodne, Richard Wynde of Chategrave, John del Toun of Chategrave and others, entered his house and carried away the said chests with the writs and rolls therein and other goods and beat him and his men. [See page 345.]
March 6. Westminster.
The like to William de Bereford and John de Anesleye, on supplication of the accused, touching the death of Margery daughter of John de Wolfhunte of Wormhull, co. Derby, whereof Joan wife of Richard Danyel is indicted.
July 18. Canterbury.
The like to William de Bereford, John Randolf and Thomas de Warblinton touching the persons who entered the park of Henry bishop of Winchester at Stokes, co. Southampton, hunted therein and carried away deer. By p.s.
July 16. Dover.
Appointment of Peter Malorre, in the room of Henry de Percy, William Haward and Walter de Gloucestre, who are attendant upon the king's business elsewhere, to execute the commission of oyer and terminer directed to the latter touching the persons who entered the chaces, warrens and coney-warrens late of John de Warenna, sometime earl of Surrey, in the county of Essex, after they came to the king's hands by reason of the minority of John son and heir of William de Warenna, kinsman and heir of the deceased earl, hunted therein and carried away deer, hares and rabbits, and who fished in the stews and carried away fish.
Vacated because below.
July 16. Dover.
To the same effect as the above, with the addition that the justices first appointed cannot attend to the matter because by the king's mandate they are engaged elsewhere and cannot attend at St. Martin's-le-Grand, London, on Monday, July 26, the day they had appointed for the execution of the premises, and the said Peter is to go to that place on the said day and adjourn the business in the state it now is until a fortnight after September 8, or until Thursday, September 30.
July 23. Lenham.
Association of William de Hereford and Roger de Heghham with Roger le Brabazun and his fellows, justices appointed to hear and determine pleas before the king, to hear and determine certain arduous business in the county of Kent, touching the king and men of that county. By C.
July 23. Doddington.
Commission of oyer and terminer to Hugh de Louthre and William de Houk touching the persons who entered the chaces of Kirkeby Malesard and Niddresdale, co. York, which are in the king's hands and are of the inheritance of John de Moubray son and heir of Roger de Moubray, a minor in the king's custody, hunted therein and carried away deer and assaulted the king's servants. By p.s.
July 23. Lenham.
Association of Roger de Heghham with Roger Brabazun and his fellows, justices appointed to hear and determine pleas before the king, to hear and determine certain arduous business in the county of Kent touching the king and the men of that county.
The like of William de Bereford.
Aug. 3. Chatham.
Commission to Gilbert de Roubury and Peter Malorre to cause to be recited before them the record and process of a jury which William de Hertillebiry, late parson of the church of St. Peter, Cornhill, London, arramed before the justices of the Bench lately at York, against Ralph de Honilane, 'Orfevre' to make known whether a messuage, three shops and a soler in London were the frank almoin belonging to the said William's church of St. Peter's, Cornhill, or the lay fee of the said Ralph, which jury was returned by the said justices to be taken before the mayor and sheriffs of the city of London, according to the liberty of the city; and to correct any error therein. This commission is issued on complaint by the said Ralph as well as that justice may be done to Robert de Trikyugham, now parson of the said church.
Aug. 16. Rayleigh.
Commission of oyer and terminer to Ralph de Sandwyco, Stephen de Gravesende and John de Bacquelle, in the county of Middlesex, touching an appeal which Walter de Kyngeshemede brings before the justices of the Bench against Matilda, late the wife of Hugh de Mortuo Mari of Richard's Castle, for the death of Hugh de Kyngeshemede his brother. By p.s.
The like, touching a like appeal which the said Walter brings against William de Billebury. By p.s.
Aug. 18. Rawreth.
Power to Roger le Brabazon, William de Bereford, Roger de Hegham and Peter Mallore, for any three of them to do the business for which the latter were associated with the said Roger, to wit, certain arduous business in the city of London and the counties of Kent, Sussex, Surrey and Middlesex, to take assizes, juries and certifications arramed before all justices, and to deliver the gaols in those counties. By p.s.
Aug. 18. Rawreth.
Appointment of John de Segrave, Peter Mallore, Ralph de Sandwyco, John de Bacquell and John le Blund, mayor of the city of London, to deliver the gaol of the city of William le Waleys according to the ordinance enjoined upon them, and the said John de Segrave, in whose custody the said William is by the king's special mandate, is to produce the said William and his attachments before them, on the day and at the place appointed by them. By p.s.
Aug. 17. Rayleigh.
Commission of oyer and terminer to Henry Spigurnel and Gilbert de Knovill touching the persons who broke the park of Eleanor, late the wife of Hugh de Curtenay, at Chilmeleye, co. Devon, hunted therein and carried away deer.
Aug. 23. Widford.
Commission to Robert de Retford and Henry Spigurnel to examine at St. Martin's-le-Grand, in the presence of the mayor, sheriffs and aldermen, the records and processes of a plea of trespass of Simon Beauflur and John Melau against John de Totenham, which was in the Court of the city of London before the sheriffs, and was afterwards, on the ground of error therein, attermined to be corrected before John le Blund, mayor of London, as the said John de Totenham complains that there is an evident error in the plea held before the latter; and to correct the same, if necessary.
Aug. 25. Writtle.
Commission of oyer and terminer to William Howard and Hervey de Stanton touching an assault made at Hadenham by John le Mustarder of Ipswich, parson of the church of Gosebek, William 'Jonesman the parson of Gosebek' and John le Wayte of Orford, upon William de Tadenham, king's serjeant, when seeking quarry for one of the king's falcons (which the king had placed in his custody), to the contempt of the king and the disturbance of his sport as well as that of the said William. By p.s.
Aug. 20. Wickford.
Commission to William de Carleton, who was lately appointed, together with William de Bereford and William Haward, in a commission of oyer and terminer touching trespasses committed in the town of St. Edmunds against the abbot of St. Edmunds by Nicholas Fuk and others, wherein the pleadings have proceeded as far as the judgment, and day has been given to the parties to hear the judgment on 30 August next at St. Edmunds, to adjourn the parties to some other day when his fellow commissioners, who cannot be present at that day and place because of important business of the king in which they are employed elsewhere, can attend. By p.s.
Sept. 28. Sheen.
Commission to William de Bereford and Gilbert de Roubury to cause to be recited before them and others associated with them the record and process of a plea that was before Ralph de Sandwyco, late keeper of the city of London, and the sheriffs, between John de Brackele and Dionisia his wife, demandants, and Richard Gussy and Isolda his wife, tenants, of four messuages in the suburb of London, and to correct any error therein.
Oct. 6. Sheen.
Association of William de Bereford and Peter Malorre, in the room of William Haward and Ralph de Sandwico, with Roger de Heghbam, in a commission of oyer and terminer directed to the latter on complaint by Robert, archbishop of Canterbury, touching the persons who by night invaded his dwelling-place at Canterbury, cut up the gates thereof, assaulted his servants, carried away his goods, and took at Sellynges Richard Cristien, the archbishop's dean of Ospring, whom he had sent to Sellynges to make citations and do other things belonging to his office, and made him ride on his horse through that town with his face to the horse's tail and the tail in his hand, and afterwards cut off the horse's tail, and ears, and lips, threw the dean into filthy mud and took away the archbishop's writings and muniments that were in his custody and prevented him from exercising his office there.
Oct. 12. Westminster.
Association of Hervey de Staunton in a commission of oyer and terminer directed to Peter Mallorre and John de Abernoun, touching the persons who entered the parks of Hugh le Despenser at Wockyngy, co. Surrey, hunted therein and carried away deer.
Oct. 14. Westminster.
Commission of oyer and terminer to John Buteturte, William Haward, Nicholas Fermbaud and Thomas de Snyterton, touching vagabonds in the counties of Gloucester, Northampton, Oxford, Berks, Buckingham, Bedford, Essex, Hertford, Cambridge, Huntingdon and Rutland, according to the form of the ordinance made by the king and council in this behalf delivered to them in parliament.
The like of the following in the following counties:—
Oct. 18. Westminster.
Association of William Inge, in the room of Thomas Fissheburn, with the above justices in the counties of Lincoln, Nottingham and Leicester.
Oct. 7. Sheen.
Mandate to William de Bereford, Roger de Heghham and Peter Malorre, lately associated in a like commission of oyer and terminer directed to Roger Brabazun for the city of London, and the counties of Kent, Surrey, Sussex and Middesex, to complete certain business remaining undetermined because the said Roger has been summoned by writ of privy seal to the Parliament at Westminster without him, notwithstanding that the king's pleas are now being held at Westminster.
Afterwards, on the 20 December in the 24th year (sic), at Kyngeston, the said William, Roger and Peter were appointed in the first-mentioned form, to wit, in the county of Sussex; and also to hear and determine felonies, whereof inquisitions had been made before Robert de Burghersh and John de Northwode.
Oct. 20. Westminster.
Commission of oyer and terminer to William de Bereford, Roger de Bella Fago and Walter de Aylesbury, on complaint by John Lovel of Tichemersh that Walter de Pavely, Richard de Avene, William Pluk', Walter de Paulesholte, Robert Sweyn of Dauntesy, Nicholas le Muner, Robert Selyetz of Dauntesy, John le Sumeter, John Wyverne of Seghendon, Peter Attenasshe, Nicholas le Bralle, Edmund Walclyn, Robert Walclyn, Roger le Ridere, Hugh le Ridere, William Walclyn, Simon le Wolf, John le Shepherde and Ralph le Pipere, depastured his several pasture at his manor of Elecumbe, co. Wilts, while he was in Scotland on the king's service and under his protection, and prevented him from driving his beasts to the common pasture there by his servants or carrying his hay and crops from his meadow and lands of the said manor to the dwellingplace of the manor, and assaulted his men. By K.
Oct. 16. Westminster.
The like to Peter de Malo Lacu, Edmund de Eyncurt, William le Vavassur, John de Insula and Thomas de Fissheburn, touching the persons who entered the park of John de Crumbwell of Kymberworth, co. York, hunted therein and carried away deer.
Nov. 2. Westminster.
The like to the same, touching an appeal which Matilda, late the wife of Mauger Homace, brings, in the county of Nottingham, against Augustine Bikke, Ralph de Beston, Reginald de Merewode, Henry le Orfevre, William le Plumere, Thomas le Orfevre, John Passoys, William le Orfevre and William Gyon for the death of her husband.
Oct. 26. Westminster.
The like to Lambert de Thrikyngham and Henry de Baiocis, touching the persons who cut up and carried away a whale, lately thrown on the sea shore within the precinct of the manor of Henry de Lacy, earl of Lincoln, of Sutton in Holand, co. Lincoln.
Oct. 26. Westminster.
The like to William le Vavassur and Thomas de Fissheburn, touching the persons who entered the king's free chaces and parks of Knaresburgh, co. York, after Michaelmas, 32 Edward I. hunted therein and carried away deer.
Oct. 26. Westminster.
The like to Roger le Brabazon and William de Bereford, on petition by the prior of Tuttebury before the king and council shewing that Michael de Meldon, John de Miners, William Bordeleys, Richard Puz, Roger de Rossyngton, Roger le Gardyner, John Acard, Thomas de Heghham, Thomas Astel of Rolleston, Robert Astel, William Engelun, Elias de Stapelton, Stephen Lesing of Barton, William Wyldegos, Henry Richard, Nicholas Wildegos, John de Howyn, Henry Godi, John de Nedham, Thomas de Nedham, Henry de Bukstones, Henry Spiry, Henry son of Thomas de Nedham, William Caumpere and Richard Raulot, with others, took the horses of his carts and the beasts of his ploughs, with the carts and ploughs, and other beasts, at Tuttebury and Hambury, Mathefeld and Wetton, co. Stafford, and detained them so long that great part of the horses and beasts died, and the carts and ploughs rotted, beat and bound the men and servants of the priory and imprisoned them in Tuttebury castle until the richer sort made fine with them, put the others in irons and took them to Kenilworth castle, co. Warwick, and kept them there half a year and more, so that the prior lost their services, and his bailiffs and other servants left his service in fear, so that he is now left without servants; and caused him to be often summoned and sometimes to be distrained and attached on frivolous pretexts, in the court of Thomas, earl of Lancaster, of Tuttebury, some of the said persons being bailiffs of that court, and to be amerced in 25l. without permitting him to make answer.
Oct. 28. Westminster.
Commission to John de Cambhou, John de Vallibus and Luke Taillebois to deliver the gaol of Newcastle-upon-Tyne of Isaac de Ferth. By K. on the information of Walter de Gillyng.
Mandate to them to deliver the said gaol of him as convicted of breaking the prison of the castle of Strivelyn, as it appears by the record of John de Segrave, the king's lieutenant in Scotland, that he was in custody in that prison for robberies and felonies, and broke it after the king's withdrawal from Scotland.
Oct. 28. Westminster.
Commission of oyer and terminer to John Buteturte, William Haward, Nicholas Fermbaud and Thomas de Snyterton, justices appointed to make inquisitions touching felonies and trespasses against the peace in the county of Buckingham, touching an appeal which Elizabeth, late the wife of John Robyn of Bebbegrave, brings against Richard Hikebald for the death of her husband. By C. on the information of J. de Drokenesford.
Oct. 28. Westminster.
The like to William de Bereford, Roger le Sauvage, Roger de Bella Fago and Walter de Aylesbury, on complaint by certain citizens of London and merchants of the realm passing with their ships along the Thames between the said city and the town of Oxford, that magnates and others in the counties of Surrey, Middlesex, Buckingham, Berks and Oxford, have made weirs, mills and divers enclosures in that water, without licence, or raised those already made higher than they used to be, so that, by reason of the narrowing of the course of the water, ships and fish cannot pass as they used to do. By pet. of C.
Oct. 26. Westminster.
The like to Roger le Brabazon and William de Bereford, on petition made by the prior of Tuttebury before the king and council, that Michael de Meldon and the above-mentioned persons [see page 353] with others broke the doors of his houses at Merston, Broghton, Duvebrigge, Osemundeston, Ednaston, Holynton and Edulveston, co. Derby, entered the houses and took the beasts of his ploughs and other beasts therein as well as other beasts in the high road and impounded them until the prior made fine, prevented the prior from carrying his corn in autumn in the fields at Scropton so that it remained there until after Easter and perished, carried away his hay at Saperton, caused him to be often summoned, and sometimes distrained and attached at the earl of Lancaster's hundred of Appeltre, some of the above persons being bailiffs of that hundred, and to be amerced without permitting him to make answer, and pulled up and carried away piles in his soil at Duvebrigge as well as hurdles placed there against inundations of the water of Duve.
Nov. 4. Westminster.
Commission to Peter Mallorre and Thomas de la Hyde to enquire touching a petition by William Coppe, mariner, of Southampton, before the king and council that whereas Roger Baret and his fellows, servants of the said William, to whom he handed over his ship, laden with merchandise to the value of 20l. to take to Cornwall, took on board John de Hibernia and David his fellow, the sheriff of Cornwall seized the ship: and they are to make restitution thereof. By pet. of C.
Nov. 6. Westminster.
Commission of oyer and terminer to John Buteturte and William Haward, on complaint by Henry Russel of Whitewell that certain persons assaulted him at Staunford, co. Lincoln, took him to Lincoln and imprisoned him there, and carried away his goods. By p.s. which is in the files.
Nov. 12. Chertsey.
The like to Richard Siward, Robert Tillol and William de Mulcastre, touching the persons who broke the close of David de Breghyn at Uvedale, co. Cumberland, and carried away his goods. By p.s.
Nov. 6. Westminster.
The like to William Vavassur and Thomas de Fissheburn, touching the persons who killed Henry de Button at Barneby, co. York. By p.s.
Nov. 12. Staines.
Commission to William Inge, Walter de Gloucestre and Walter de Pederton to go on Monday in the first week in Lent to the town of Sweyneseye to enquire touching divers petitions of William de Brewosa's men and tenants of Guwer and Sweyneseye before the king and council of divers trespasses of the said William against them, to wit, that under colour of a charter of liberties, he attracts and appropriates to himself the jurisdiction of giving judgments in his courts there by a justice and sheriff whom he has newly appointed there, and does not permit judgments to be given by the suitors of those courts, as has been accustomed, and they are to certify the king thereof by next parliament. If the inquisitions cannot be taken by juries of those parts by reason of the challenges of the men of the land and town aforesaid, then it is to be taken by juries of the counties of Kermerdyn and Cardygan and the land and town of Haverford and the land of Pembrok. Edward, prince of Wales and earl of Chester, the king's son, is commanded to provide a jury from the first-mentioned places, and Joan de Valencia, countess of Penbroch from the land of Penbroch, and the said William from his lands of Guwer and Sweyneseye. By C.
Nov. 13. Staines.
Commission of oyer and terminer to John de Insula and Thomas de Fissheburn, touching the persons who entered Henry de Percy's free chace of Langestrode in Craven, co. York, hunted therein and took away from his servants their greyhounds which his servants had taken coursing in the said chace. By p.s.
Nov. 13. Staines.
Commission de walliis et fossatis to Thomas de Burnham and Thomas de Gunneys along the sea coast in the parts of Malberthorp, Thedelthorp and Saltfleteby, co. Lincoln.
The like to William Haward, Thomas de Burnham and Ranulph de Freskeney in Lyndesey.