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Calendar of Patent Rolls, Edward I: Volume 4, 1301-1307. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1898.

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31 EDWARD I.

MEMBRANE 46.

1302. Nov. 22. Windsor.

Grant, at the instance of Margaret, queen of England, the king's consort, and of Edward, prince of Wales and earl of Chester, to Robert Benedicite of Norwich, clerk, of the custody, during pleasure, of the lesser piece of the seal for recognisances of debts in the city of Norwich. By K.

Vacated because otherwise in the Schedule attached.

Membrane 46 (Schedule).

Nor. 22, Windsor.

The like to the same in conjunction with Ralph de Verly. By K.

Mandate in pursuance to William But, keeper of the greater piece, to act with them.

Nov. 25. Caversham.

Safe-conduct, for one year, for Stephen le Meu, whom John de Drokenesford, king's clerk, keeper of the wardrobe, is sending to bring cloths, spicery, and other goods to the wardrobe.

Nov. 23. Maidenhead. (Elynton.)

John de Rollesby and William de Ormesby, monks of St. Benet's, Hulme, bringing news of the death of N. their abbot, have letters of licence to elect. By p.s.

Nov. 26. Caversham.

Protection with clause volumus until a year after Christmas, for Guy de Vike, staying in Ireland on the king's service. By K. on the information of J. de Benstede.

Nov. 26. Reading.

Mandate to Roger de Lee, king's clerk, and to the sub-escheator in the county of Middlesex, or either of them, to deliver seisin to Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, constable of England, and to Elizabeth, countess of Holland, his wife and the king's daughter, of everything in that county, in pursuance of the king's grant to them and their heirs of all the castles, towns, manors, lands, and tenements which the earl had in fee in England, and whatever right, honor, and lordship he had, in the name of earl, in the counties of Hereford and Essex, with the said constableship; as fully as he held the same before he quit-claimed them to the king.

The like to the said Roger and the sub-escheator in the county of Essex.

The like to the said Roger and the sub-escheator in the county of Hertford.

The like to Hugh de Burgo, clerk, and the sub-escheator in the county of Buckingham.

The like to the said Hugh and the sub-escheator in the county of Huntingdon.

The like to John de Borham, clerk, and the sub-escheator in the county of Gloucester.

The like to the said John and the sub-escheator in the county of Wilts.

The like to Walter Hakelute, John de Derby, and William de Leycestre in the county of Hereford.

The like to the same in Wales.

Nov. 26. Reading.

Whereas the king lately sent Henry de Greneford, king's serjeant, to conduct Master John de Hospitali, clerk, and Gobert de Helevill, knight, then envoys of the king of France, to Scotland, and to bring them back with six persons of that land whom they would select; he commands all bailiffs and others to provide safe conduct until the Purification for the said Scots, whom he is sending back under conduct of the said Henry and for their household, horses (equitaturis) and goods.

Safe conduct as above, at the instance of Mary queen of France, and Lewis, son of — sometime king of France, the count of Brittany, and the count of Burgundy, for the said six persons.

Nov. 26. Reading.

The like for the said six persons. In case any sickness or other impediment should prevent any of them from returning home by the said feast, he shall have safe conduct until such impediment is removed.

Nov. 25. Caversham.

Confirmation of a grant by Margaret the queen-consort to John de Drokenesford, king's clerk, of the custody during the minority of the heirs of the lands late of John Trenchard, tenant in chief, with the marriage of the heirs ; which the queen held by livery of Walter bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, the treasurer, and Walter de Gloucestre, escheator this side Trent, in part payment of 4,000l., which the king granted her, out of such custodies and marriages, for the discharge of her debts.

Nov. 26. Reading.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain by John de Warenna, earl of Surrey, to the abbess and nuns of Marham, of the advowson of the church of Dudelington. By K. on the information of J. de Benstede.

Nov. 29. Shaldeford.

Presentation of Henry de Craystok to the church of Rollesby in the diocese of Norwich, in the king's gift by reason of the lands late of William Pecche, a felon, being in the king's hands. By p.s.

Nov. 26. Reading.

Commission of oyer and terminer to Gilbert de Knovill and Reginald de Carteret, on complaint by the islanders of Gernesey, Geresey, Aureney and Serk, that the bailiffs of those islands deputed by Otto de Grandisono, keeper thereof, do not cease to do them injuries, as is contained in their petitions before the king and council. By pet. of C.

Nov. 29. Shaldeford.

Letters for Henry de Cogan, staying in England, nominating Richard de la More his attorney in Ireland for one year.

Nov. 15. Westminster.

Appointment of Master John de Dovor, king's clerk, to the office, during pleasure, of chamberlain of the Exchequer, Dublin, so that he receive as much as Master Gilbert de Ardern, late chamberlain.

Nov. 26. Reading.

Grant to John de Britannia, the king's nephew, in enlargement of the grant to him, of 100 marks, the farm of the half-hundred of Ludinglond, co. Suffolk, which John Aleyn of Jernemuth holds by appointment under the seal of the Exchequer, and which the treasurer and barons of the Exchequer assigned to the former in part payment of 1,000l. a year which the king granted him at the Exchequer, until he should be further provided for, of the said half hundred as of the said value. By K. on the information of J. de Benstede.

Be it remembered that on 7 November, 34 Edward I. these letters were surrendered and cancelled, because the king provided for the said John and granted him the county of Richemond, and all the other lands and tenements in England late of John, sometime duke of Brittany, as appears on the Charter Roll of that year.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants of that half-hundred.

Mandate to John Aleyn of Jernemuth to deliver it to him.

The like to the same to deliver to the said John the arrears from the time that it was committed to him.

Dec. 5. Ramsbury.

Letters for William, abbot of Grestain, going beyond seas, nominating Master John de Grenestede, parson of the church of Bledelowe, and Roger Lundreys his attorneys for three years. By p.s.

Dec. 1. Newbury.

Signification to J. bishop of Lincoln of the royal assent to the election of John de Chedingdon, one of the canons, to be prior of St. Peter's, Dunstaple. By p.s.

Dec. 8. Marlborough.

Grant to William de Byrlay, king's clerk, of the free chapel within the castle of Nottingham. By p.s.

Mandate in pursuance to Robert de Clyfford, constable of the castle.

MEMBRANE 45.

Nov. 26. Reading.

Confirmation of a transfer by Hugh, abbot of Hayles, William de Bereford and Walter de Aylesbury, executors of the will of Edmund, sometime earl of Cornwall, to Adam de Osgodeby, king's clerk, and his assigns, of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of the lands in the manor of Drax and the city of York, late of Philip Paynel, tenant in chief, which the king granted them in part payment of his debt of 10,000 marks to the earl.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants of the said lands.

Dec. 8. Marlborough.

Mandate to Walter de Gloucestre, escheator this side Trent, to restore the temporalities of Dunstaple priory to John de Chetingdon, one of the canons, elected prior. By p.s.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants.

Dec. 7. Marlborough.

Safe-conduct, until Michaelmas, for Sibyl Flathe of Great Yarmouth, or her men, going for masts and other goods to Norway in a ship called La Christofre. By p.s.

Dec. 8. Marlborough.

Letters for Thomas de Sancto Johanne, going to Ireland, nominating Philip de Sancto Johanne and John Deverus his attorneys for two years.

Dec. 11. Marlborough.

Pardon to Hugh de Dodemanston, parson of the church of Quatte, for receiving felons, robberies, and other trespasses. By p.s.

Dec. 10. Marlborough.

Mandate to the sheriff of York, to purvey out of the issues of his bailiwick, in lieu of payment of debts to the king and otherwise, within franchises and without, 1,500 quarters of wheat, whereof half is to be ground and put safely in tuns, 1,500 quarters of oats, 1,000 quarters of malt, and 300 quarters of peas and beans, so as to deliver them to the receiver of stores at the town of Berwick-on-Tweed, as soon as possible before next Whitsunday, when the king proposes to set out thence against the Scots. All purchases are to be paid for, and no debts are to remain owing to the king, either of the issues of his bailiwick, or of the moneys which are leviable and for which he is answerable at the Exchequer, or of the aid granted to the king for marrying his eldest daughter. The business is to be done under the supervision of Ralph de Dalton, king's clerk, and for all expenses of purchase, freight of ships and other things, indentures are to be drawn up between the sheriff and the clerk, for which due allowance will be made in the sheriff's account at the Exchequer.

The like to the sheriffs of the following counties under the supervision of the following clerks :—

Essex andHertford, 1,000 qrs. of wheat, Edmund de la Mare.
1000 qrs. of oats,
500 qrs. of malt.
Norfolk andSuffolk, 1,500 qrs. of wheat, one-third to be ground andput into tuns, Richard de Wardynton.
1,000 qrs. of oats,
1,000 qrs. of malt,
200 qrs. of peas and beans,
500 qrs. of salt,
Cambridge, 1,000 qrs. of wheat, Robert de Uffyngton.
1,500 qrs. of oats,
500 qrs. of malt,
Huntingdon, 1,000 qrs. of corn, John de Poveray.
1,000 qrs. of oats,
500 qrs. of malt,
Lincoln, 1,000 qrs. of corn, William de Whetele.
500 qrs. of oats,
500 qrs. of peas and beans,
Nottinghamand Derby, 500 qrs. of corn, William de Barton.
500 qrs. of oats,
300 qrs. of malt,

Writ de intendendo directed to the whole commonalty of the county of York for the sheriff of York, William le Vavasur, William de Cantelu, Ralph le Fiz William, John del Isle, or two of them, with respect to the said purveyance.

The like to the whole commonalties of the above counties respectively.

Dec. 10. Marlborough.

Mandate to Alexander de Cave and Geoffrey de Hothum, collectors in the county of York of the aid for marrying the king's eldest daughter, to pay for the above-mentioned purveyances out of that money, by indenture made between them and the sheriff.

The like to the following collectors in the following counties :—

John de Bassingburn, Essex and Hertford.
Ranulph de Monte Caniso,
John de Bretun, Norfolk and Suffolk.
Alan de Goldingham,
William de Sancto Georgio Cambridge.
William de Papworth Huntingdon.
Henry de Baiocis Lincoln.
Richard de Byngham, Nottingham and Derby.
Henry de Braylesford,

[Parl. Writs: vol. i. pp. 404, 405].

Dec. 10. Marlborough.

Mandate to John Wogan, justiciary of Ireland, and Richard de Bereford, treasurer of the Exchequer of Dublin, to appoint officers in the ports of Ireland to collect 2s. a tun beyond the ancient customs due on wines, which, in consideration of liberties granted to them by charter of 13 August, 30 Edward I. the wine merchants of the duchy [of Aquitaine] agreed to pay to the king within forty days of landing, on wines brought within the king's dominions whereon they are bound to pay freight to mariners ; with a proviso that having paid in one place they should not be charged in another, as in the said charter is set forth. The collectors are to answer for the issues at the Dublin Exchequer, and the justiciary and treasurer in the wardrobe, and the money arising is not to be paid or assigned anywhere but in the wardrobe.

Dec. 8. Marlborough.

Pardon to Hugh Gery, for the death of Robert Cotriche, as it appears by the record of Henry Spigurnel and William de Sancto Georgio, justices appointed to deliver Cambridge gaol, that he killed him in self-defence. By p.s.

Dec. 26. Odiham.

Simple protection until Whitsunday for the prior and convent of Beaulieu, which is void by the death of Robert, the abbot. By K.

Dec. 15. Ludgershall.

Signification to J. bishop of Norwich of the royal assent to the election of Henry de Brok, one of the monks, to be abbot of St. Benet's, Hulme. By p.s.

MEMBRANE 44.

Dec. 10. Marlborough.

Confirmation of a grant by Margaret, the queen consort, to William de Estdene, of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of the lands late of William Heved and Roger de Tany, tenants in chief, with the marriages of the heirs, which she held by livery of Walter, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, the treasurer, and Walter de Gloucestre, escheator on this side Trent, by virtue of the letters patent whereby the king granted to her 4,000l. out of custodies and marriages, for discharge of her debts.

Dec. 10. Marlborough.

Grant to Alan de Shireburn, king's clerk, of the hospital of St. Mary Magdalene, Wollouere, which is void and in the king's gift by reason of the lands of Nicholas de Graham of Scotland, the king's enemy and rebel, being in his hands.

Mandate in pursuance to the sheriff of Northumberland.

Dec. 26. Odiham.

Grant to William de Rythre, in enlargement of the late grant to him, of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of the lands late of Reginald de Dene in Ireland, of the knights' fees, advowsons of churches, dowers when they fall in, and the marriages of the heirs. By K.

Mandate in pursuance to John Wogan, justiciary of Ireland, or the person supplying his place.

Licence for Eleanor, late the wife of Roald son of Alan, tenant in chief, to marry William de Hanyngfeld if she will. By K. on the information of brother W. de Wynterburn.

Dec. 28. Odiham.

Licence, in consideration of a fine made before the treasurer and barons of the Exchequer, by John de Nevill on behalf of the abbot of Croxton, for the prior and convent of Lenton to assign for ever to the said abbot and convent, six tofts and eleven bovates of land in Nether Broghton, at a yearly rent of 60s.

Licence, after inquisition ad quod damnum, made by the sheriff of York in consideration of a fine made before the treasurer and barons of the Exchequer by Henry de Percy, for him to assign in mortmain to the abbot and convent of Melsa, a moiety of an acre of land in Naffreton and the advowson of the church of that town, in exchange for the manor of Pokelyngton.

Dec. 29. Odiham.

Confirmation of a grant by Margaret, the queen consort, to Henry de Gildeford, of the custody of the lands and heirs of Giles de Playz, tenant in chief, with the marriages of the heirs, which she held by livery of the treasurer and the escheator on this side Trent (as above).

Dec. 26. Odiham.

Grant to Joan le Butiller that in case of her death the king will betake himself to her heirs with respect to her debts at the Exchequer, and that the executors of her will shall have free administration of her goods. By K.

1303. Jan. 2. Odiham.

Pardon to Hugh le Carpenter of Otryngham of his outlawry for the death of Adam son of Robert atte Huse of Otryngham. By K. on the information of brother Walter de Wynterburne.

Jan. 4. Odiham.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Alesia de Lascy of a messuage and 80 acres of land in Poterinton, to a chaplain celebrating divine service daily in the church of Berwyk by Aberford for the souls of herself and Adam de Poterinton and their ancestors.

1302. Dec. 8. Marlborough.

Protection with clause rogamus, for brother Algucius, keeper of the house of Writle, cell of the hospital of the Holy Spirit, Rome, collecting alms for the master and brethren of that hospital by virtue of an indult of the Pope. By p.s.

1303. Jan. 3. Marlborough.

Grant to the barons, knights, and goodmen and whole commonalty of the county of Northumberland, that their agreement made in the presence of Walter, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, the treasurer, and others at Felton, on Thursday the eve of St. Thomas the Apostle last, shall not be to their prejudice or drawn into a precedent: to wit, that all the knights, serjeants, esquires, and burgesses within franchises and without, with the services and aid of men of religion and of holy church, and of all foot men between the ages of 18 and 60 who can bear arms, should be at Werk-on-Tweed, Thursday after Christmas with victuals for fifteen days, to do what Sir John de Segrave, the king's lieutenant in Scotland, may direct; and that the horse men should pass the Twede in the March to go with the said John, for eight days at their own cost, for the security of those parts and to prevent the Scots from doing harm, and to recover castles if any are besieged, and if they stay beyond eight days, thenceforth at the king's wages; and that the foot, from the hour they pass the said water, be at the king's wages. French. [Parl. Writs: vol. i. p. 369.]

Jan. 4. Odiham.

Pardon to Henry, cook of John de Segrave, for the death of William, yeoman of John le Mareschal, as it appears by the record of Ralph de Sandwyco and Stephen de Gravesende, justices appointed to deliver Neugate gaol, that he killed him in self-defence. By K.

MEMBRANE 43.

Jan. 9. Odiham.

The like to Geoffrey Sherewynd for the death of William Brid of Little Everesdon, as it appears by the record of Henry Spygurnel and William de Sancto Georgio, justices appointed to deliver Cambridge gaol, that he killed him in self-defence. By K.

Jan. 11. Odiham.

Licence, in consideration of a fine made in the Chancery by the abbot of Rewley by Oxford, for the alienation in mortmain by William de Wodeston, to him and his convent, of a messuage in the suburb of Oxford.

Jan. 10. Odiham.

Grant to John de Hastings that neither he, his heirs or executors, shall incur any loss by reason of his going bail, amongst others, for Gilbert de Clare, sometime earl of Gloucester and Hertford, deceased, who lately made fine with the king in 10,000l. for his contempt in going, contrary to the king's inhibition, with horses and arms, against Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, deceased, and destroying the lands of the latter in the Welsh March; for which he was condemned to prison. By K.

Jan. 8. Odiham.

Removal of William de Staunton, clerk, from the office of keeper of the smaller piece of the seal for recognisances of debts in the town of Bristol, as it appears by inquisition made by Nicholas Fermbaud, constable of Bristol castle, that at the time of his appointment he did not reside, and has not since resided there or attended to the office as he should, so that knights, merchants, and others coming to the town, to make recognisances there, after staying there at great expense, have had to return with their business not done : and grant, at the instance of Mary, the king's daughter, nun of Ambresbury, of the custody of the said piece, during pleasure, to Robert Martyn of Bristol, clerk.

Jan, 6. Odiham.

Licence, for the alienation in mortmain by Guy de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, to the abbot and convent of Bordesle, of the advowson of the church of Wykewan, held in chief, as it appears by an inquisition made by the sheriff of Gloucester that the only loss the king will incur will be his turn of presentation in case the earl die and leave his heirs minors in the king's custody. By K.

Jan. 10. Odiham.

Grant—in extension of a late grant to John de London of Bordeaux, king's serjeant, that he may be a free burgess of the town of Southampton and quit of all tallages affecting that town—that he and Blanche his wife, Andrew, John, and Henry, Menesina and Alice, their sons and daughters, be free burgesses of the said town and enjoy for life the liberties which burgesses enjoy, and that they be quit of all tallages, aids and contributions affecting that town. By K.

Jan. 11. Odiham.

Safe-conduct, until Whitsunday, for Huwardus de Soreyn, yeoman of Elizabeth, countess of Holland and Hereford, whom she is sending to Holland and Zeland.

Simple protection, until a year after Easter, for Eudric de Wyspayns, parson of the church of Wyrkyngton, going beyond seas. By K. on the information of Gerard de Orum.

Jan. 8. Odiham.

Whereas the king lately granted licence for Robert son of Walter, who was going to Gascony, to enfeoff Richard de Hywysh, now deceased, of land to the value of 20l. a year, eleven knights' fees, and the advowson of the church of St. Euwe, co. Cornwall, held in chief by the service of half a knight's fee, and the said Robert exceeding the licence enfeoffed the said Richard and Matilda his wife of all his lands in Menely, Saynthuwa, and Trefryu, co. Cornwall, with the advowson of the said church, and 11¾ knights' fees, in that county, held in chief by the service of half a knight's fee; John de Berewyk and his fellows, justices lately in eyre in that county, as is testified by the said John before the king, took the premises into his hands because on the death of her husband, Matilda entered into them during minority of the heir, by virtue of such feoffment, without licence. Matilda is pardoned her trespass herein and has licence to retain the premises, with reversion to the heirs of her husband, on condition that, as regards the 100l. adjudicated to the king by the said justices for the issues thereof from the day of the death of her husband until the day of the caption, she answer at the Exchequer by estreats of the said justices. By K. on the information of J. de Benstede.

Jan, 10. Odiham.

Protection with clause volumus for two years, for Francis, cardinal deacon of St. Mary's in Cosmedyn, archdeacon of Richmond, staying at the court of Rome. By K.

Simple protection for two years, for Master Juuaa de Sancto Geminiano.

Jan. 10. Odiham.

Grant, at the instance of Margaret, queen of England, to John de Godele, king's clerk, to the custody of the hospital of St. Nicholas, York, void by the death of Robert le Graunt. By p.s.

Writ de intendendo to the brethren and sisters and the tenants.

Jan. 8. Odiham.

Licence for Eustace de Burneby to enfeoff Nicholas de Warr[ewyk], king's serjeant, of a messuage, a carucate of land, and 20s. 2d. rent, in Watford and Syvelesworth, which he holds in chief, and for the latter to reenfeoff the former, and Matilda his wife of the same, with reversion to the right heirs of Eustace.

Jan. 12. Odiham.

Letters for Master Robert de Pykeryng, going beyond seas on the king's affairs, nominating Richard de Gyseburgh his attorney until Whitsunday.

Protection with clause volumus for him.

The like for the following going with him :—

John de Pykeryng, parson of the church of Bukton, and Alexander de Bergh.

Jan. 10. Odiham.

The like for two years for William de Retford, vicar of the church of Langeford, and John de Chaggelegh, parson of the church of Screyngham, going to the court of Rome, with Walter, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield. By K.

Jan. 13. Odiham.

Mandate to Richard de Byngham and William de Dogmersfeld to go personally to the forest of Shyrewode and sell, to the sum of 300l., trunks and oaks (robora) not bearing leaves, by view of Robert de Clyfford, justice of the forest beyond Trent, or his deputy, and to deliver the money at the Exchequer, as it is paid by the buyers. By K. on the information of W. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield.

Jan. 30. Chertsey.

Licence for Ranulph de Friskeneye to crevellate his dwelling-place of Friskeneye, co. Lincoln. By p.s.

Jan. 12. Odiham.

Presentation of Walter de Bedewynde, clerk to the church of Styvynton, in the diocese of Salisbury. By p.s.

Jan. 13. Odiham.

Simple protection, for one year, for Richard de Hoton, prior of Durham staying beyond seas. By p.s.

MEMBRANE 42.

Jan. 4. Odiham.

Writ de intendendo directed to ministers and others of the county of Northumberland, for John de Segrave, appointed captain in that county, within franchises and without, over all men-at-arms and everything touching matters of arms, as well over horse-men, as over foot-men, who have lands, tenements, or other goods therein, so that, after eight days' notice, they shall muster at any places he orders, to execute his commands for the work and defence of the realm against the Scots. French.

The like directed to ministers and others of the counties of Cumberland, Westmoreland, Lancaster, Annandale, and the Marches to the bounds of the county of Rokesburgh, for John Buteturte, appointed captain.

The like directed to the good men of Annandale and the said Marches, for the same.

The like directed to the sheriff of Cumberland for him.

The like directed to the sheriffs of Westmoreland and Lancaster for him.

The like directed to the sheriff of Northumberland for Sir John de Segrave. French. [Parl. Writs: vol. i. p. 368.]

Jan. 1. Odiham.

Presentation of John de Okham to the church of Ludgvan (Sancti Ludooni) in Cornwall, in the diocese of Exeter, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land, and heir of Ralph de Blowyho, tenant in chief. By p.s.

Jan. 6. Odiham.

Protection with clause volumus for two years, for Walter, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, master of the hospital of St. Leonard, York, going to the court of Rome. By K.

Letters for him nominating Richard de Abyndon, clerk, and John de Hotoft his attorneys.

1302. Dec. 24. Odiham.

Appointment of Walter de Bello Campo, steward of the household, to the manor of Lesnes for a year from Christmas, rendering at the Exchequer 100 marks. By K. on the information of W. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield.

1303. Jan. 6. Odiham.

Licence after inquisition ad quod damnum made by the sheriff of Devon, for the prior and convent of Berdestaple, to appropriate to their own uses the advowson of the church of St. Peter, Berdestaple, which they acquired from the ancestors of William Martyn, before the publication of the statute of mortmain. By K. on the information of J. de Benstede.

Jan. 8. Odiham.

Letters for John de Barro going beyond seas nominating Garricus de Fago his attorney for two years. By K. and the chancellor received the attorney.

Jan. 6. Odiham.

Protection with clause volumus, for two years, for Walter, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, going to the court of Rome for the king on his own affairs. By K.

Letters for him nominating Master Richard de Abyndon, clerk and John de Hotot, his attorneys.

Jan. 8. Odiham.

Mandate to Walter de Gloucestre, escheator this side Trent, to restore the temporalities of the abbey of S. Benet, Hulme, to Henry de Brok, one of the monks elected abbot, and confirmed by J. bishop of Norwich.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants.

Jan. 7. Odiham.

Presentation of Robert de Bluntesdon to the church of Newenton super Coddeswolde, in the diocese of Worcester, in the king's gift, by reason of the voidance of the see.

Jan. 9. Odiham.

Letters for Master Nicholas de Lovetot, going to the court of Rome with Walter, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, nominating John de Hotot his attorney for two years.

Jan. 8. Odiham.

Protection with clause volumus until Whitsunday, for William de Rythre, going to Ireland. By K.

Jan. 6. Odiham.

Licence, in consideration of a fine made by John de Broghton, on behalf of the abbot and convent of Evesham, before W. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, the treasurer, for the alienation in mortmain to them by Malcolm Musard of the manor of Seynesbury, co. Gloucester, which he holds in chief by the service of a fourth part of a knight's fee, except the homage and service of John de Sumervill and his heirs for the manor of Aston Sumervill, which is held of the said Malcolm by the service of a knight's fee, as appurtenant to the manor of Seynesbury. By K.

Jan. 8. Odiham.

Licence, in consideration of a fine made in the Chancery, by William Baxman the younger, for William Baxman the elder, to grant in fee-tail to the former, a messuage and a carucate of land in Est Grafton, held in chief, with reversion to the latter and his heirs.

Grant, at the instance of Nicholas de Warrewyk, to Eustace de Burneby and Matilda his wife, of the reversion, in fee simple, at a rent of 20l. at the Exchequer, of a messuage, sixteen virgates of land, 16 acres of meadow, and 19s. of rent, in Watford and Sivelesworth, after the death of Master Henry de Bray, to whom the king granted the same for life, upon his quit-claiming the same to the king and his heirs by charter.

Writ de intendendo to the said Henry, as to his fealty due to the said Eustace and Matilda.

Jan. 11. Odiham.

Presentation of William de Thorntoft to the church of Brune Candevere in the diocese of Winchester. By K.

Letters for John de Cretyng, by reason of his debility, nominating John de Bleysworth and John de la Hay his attorneys for one year.

Jan. 6. Odiham.

Protection with clause volumus, for two years, for Master Nicholas de Lovetot, going to the court of Rome with W. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield. By K.

MEMBRANE 41.

Jan. 13. Odiham.

Letters of credence directed to the commonalty of the county of Northumberland, in favour of Ralph de Manton, king's clerk, sent there to advise touching the protection of those parts and of divers lands in Scotland in the king's hands. French.

The like directed to the commonalties of Westmoreland, Cumberland, and Lancaster. French. [Parl. Writs: vol. i., p. 369.]

Jan. 14. Odiham.

Simple protection for two years for Peter, master of the house of Hornchurch. By K.

Jan. 12. Odiham.

Inspeximus and confirmation of letters patent dated at York, 9 December 31 Edward I. appointing the prior and convent of Semplingham to the custody for seven years from the preceding Michaelmas, and at a rent at the Exchequer of 150l. a year, of the manors of Folkyngham and Edenham, co. Lincoln, except 9l. 3s. 4d. of rent, assigned in dower to Lora, late the wife of Gilbert de Gaunt, in the manor of Edenham, with a proviso that all the issues thereof arising from the said Michaelmas until the following Martinmas, together with the farms and rents of the said manors for the said Martinmas term, which the king had granted to the executors of the will of John de Sancto Johanne who held them for life, for the execution of his will, be allowed the prior and convent in the said farm; and saving to the king wards, reliefs, escheats, knights' fees, advowsons of churches and dowers when they fall in.

Extension of a grant during pleasure to a grant for life to John Hayward, king's serjeant, of the bailiwick of the forestership of Galtres with the launds of Ingoldethweyt and Alwaldecotes, which William Gryvel, lately deceased, held by grant of the king, on condition that he answer, as before, at the Exchequer in like manner as the said William used to do. By K.

Jan. 14. Odiham.

Pardon to Michael Duraunt, in consideration of his service in Flanders and Scotland, as testified to by William Martyn and Gilbert de Knovill, and of his having found manucaption before the king to go to Gascony at the king's wages during pleasure, for the death of Thomas Pustagh. By p.s.

Jan. 10. Odiham.

Confirmation of the prorogation of the truce made 25 November 1302 with the king of France. French. [Fœdera.]

Jan. 10. Odiham.

Appointment of Amadeus count of Savoy, Henry de Lacy, earl of Lincoln, the king's kinsmen, and Otto de Grandisono, knight, as plenipotentiaries to make a treaty of peace with Philip, king of France. [Fœdera.]

The like of the same to make a treaty of peace and confederation with the said Philip against all men, except the church of Rome.

Vacated because surrendered and cancelled.

The like of the same to receive possession or restitution of the cities, castles, boroughs, towns, and lands of the duchy of Aquitaine in the hands of the said Philip ; to swear fealty to that king for the same ; to make a concord with the king of France or his proctors, and to promise on the king's behalf that he will personally come to fulfil whatever conditions are made, by his taking oath to that effect, or by their enforcing the same through the court of Rome, even by special mandate.

The like to the same to receive the said cities, &c. and to take the oaths of fealty from the nobles and others of the duchy.

The like to the same to pardon and remit to all persons of the duchy all rancours which have arisen by reason of the late war.

MEMBRANE 40.

Jan. 13. Odiham.

Appointment of John Abel and Robert de Harwedon in the room of William Trussel, John de Crokesle, and Richard de Lughteburgh, as the said John is dead and William is otherwise engaged on various affairs of Edward, prince of Wales, the king's son, to perform the commission directed to the latter to arrent wastes and sell wood in the king's forests, parks and woods on this side Trent. And whereas both Roger Lestrange and Simon de Ellesworth, now deceased, heretofore appointed to make such arrentations and sales, as well as the above mentioned commissioners made them, without certifying the treasurer and barons of the Exchequer thereof, the new commissioners are to make inquisition thereof and certify the treasurer and barons, as well as of all new arrentations and sales made by them.

Writ of aid for them directed to sheriffs, foresters, verderers, regarders, and other ministers of the forest this side Trent.

The like directed to Hugh le Despenser, justice of the forest this side Trent.

Jan. 12. Odiham.

Safe conduct for two years for Walter, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, treasurer, going to the court of Rome.

Jan. 13. Odiham.

Nomination of Master Philip de Beverlaco to the church of Kayngham directed to the abbot of Aumâle or his attorney in England, for him to present to Thomas, archbishop of York. By K. on the information of W. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield.

Jan. 19. Guildford.

Licence, in consideration of a fine made before the said treasurer by the prior, for the alienation in mortmain by John Dunhalle and Alice his wife, to the prior and convent of St. Catherine's without Lincoln, of a toft and 12 acres of land in Navenby, and by William de Notingham of 44 acres of land and 3 acres of meadow in Colby.

Jan. 24. Odiham.

Pardon to Edmund Walerand for a robbery which he was said to have committed at Luffenok in Scotland against Henry de Pynkeny, and for which he was detained in the gaol of Newcastle-upon-tyne, and of which he was acquitted before Adam de Crokedayk and Gwichard de Charrum, justices appointed to deliver that gaol, as it appears that he is afraid, when he goes to Scotland, of being charged therewith again. By K.

Jan. 19. Guildford.

Letters for William de Calne staying in England, nominating Stephen de Pewell and Henry de Cumpton his attorneys for two years.

Jan. 8. Odiham.

Mandate to Ralph de Nevill, John le Fiz Marmaduke, Thomas de Whiteworth, Alan de Teuesdale, John de Haverington, and the rest of the commonalty of the liberty of the bishopric of Durham to come to the king wherever he may be, on the first Sunday in Lent, with power to make peace with the bishop of Durham, their lord, as was heretofore commanded to the above-named persons on behalf of the said commonalty, when they were ordered to attend the king, wherever he might be, on the morrow of the Circumcision last, but as the king learns from their letters, they were then unable to attend by reason of the short notice, and of some of them being in the Scotch march, defending their lands. If they do not appear, the king will nevertheless proceed in the business by advice of the council. French. [Parl. Writs: vol. i. p. 405.]

Jan. 19. Guildford.

Pardon to Richard de Burne, in consideration of a fine made by him in the Chancery, for acquiring in fee simple 12 acres of land, common of pasture for 68 sheep, and 10s. 3d. rent in Chyntinge by feoffment of John Lad and Alexander le Pilchere, who held them in chief, and entering thereon without licence, and licence for him to retain the same at the same services as the latter.

Jan. 16. Waverley.

Licence for Robert de Clyfford to make a trench, 160 feet wide, running round his wood of Wyntreslowe, which is within the metes of the forest of Clarendon, and to sell the wood which he cuts down in making it, as it appears by inquisition made by Hugh le Despenser, justice of the forest this side Trent, that the only loss would be that the repair of the deer there would be diminished. By K.

Jan. 10. Odiham.

Power to Richard Oysel and Ralph de Lellay, heretofore appointed, to enquire touching malefactors in the king's free warren at Brustwyk, Preston, Kayngham, Little Humbre, Burton Pydese, Skipse, Esington, Skeftling, Kilnese, and Wythornese; persons who hunted in the parks of Brustwyk and Sprotle, fished in the stews of Brustwyk and the fisheries of Lomwath, Skipse, Burton Pydese, and Wythornese, and carried away hares and rabbits from the said warren, deer from the said park, and fish from the said stews and fisheries, to receive ransoms made at the discretion of Philip de Wylghby, chancellor, and John de Insula, one of the barons, of the Exchequer, and of themselves, from person convicted, or to be convicted, of such trespasses, to levy the same, and answer therefor at the exchequer, and to deliver from gaol, after first receiving ransoms, such persons as have been condemned to gaol for such offences. By K. on the information of W. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield.

Jan. 11. Odiham.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Hugh le Despenser, justice of the forest this side Trent, as keeper of all rivers in defence on this side Trent. By K.

Jan. 11. Odiham.

Grant to Gentilis, cardinal priest of St. Martin's in Montibus, the king's friend, in consideration of his assiduity in the king's affairs at the court of Rome, of a yearly pension of 50 marks at the Exchequer. By K.

Jan. 16. Waverley.

Protection with clause volumus for one year, for Master Simon de Wyke, parson of the church of Hese, going to Ireland on the king's service.

MEMBRANE 39.

Jan. 20. Guildford.

The like for one year for Albert Fulberti of Florence, going beyond seas in the service of W., bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, the treasurer. By K. on the information of the said bishop.

Letters for him nominating Richard le Clerk of Suthwerk and John son of Adam de Horklesle his attorneys. By K. on the like information.

Licence in consideration of a fine made by the abbot before W. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, the treasurer, for the alienation on mortmain by Richard Maleye of Abyndon to the abbot and convent of Abyndon of four messuages and 4s. 2d. of rent in Abyndon and Wynyerde.

Pardon to John le Scattere of Duntesbourn for the death of William le Sumeter, as it appears by the record of William Inge and Roger de Bella Fago, justices appointed to deliver Gloucester gaol, that he killed him in self-defence. By K.

Jan. 20. Guildford.

Protection and safe conduct for two years, for brother William Pagani of Hanebergh, of the order of St. Mary of Mount Carmel, whom the prior-general of that order has sent to visit the brethren and houses of the order in England, and the fellow friars in his company ; granted at the request of the said prior. By K. and p.s.

Jan. 19. Guildford.

Promise to Ralph de Shepeye, sometime receiver of Blanche, then queen of Navarre and wife of Edmund the king's brother, deceased, to restore to him 1566l. 13s. 4d., part of the moneys of the said queen, which the king knew had been deposited by the said Ralph in the house of the Friars Minors of London, and which, because he recollected that the queen at her death was indebted to him in that sum for prest money long before delivered to her, and was in great want of money, he caused to be seized by Hugh de Pourte and Simon de Parys, sheriffs of London; or such part as, upon a computation being made between the king and the executors of her will, shall appear to be due to her; and to hold the said Ralph harmless with respect to the said executors.

The like to Thomas de Whapelad, guardian (gardiano) of the Friars Minors of London.

Jan. 20. Guildford.

Appointment of John le Blund, mayor, and Hugh Pourt and Simon de Parys, sheriffs of London, to go personally to the said house of the Friars Minors, take, for the king's use, 2,000 marks out of the money of the said queen, deposited there by the said Ralph de Shepeye, and deliver it to John de Drokenesford, king's clerk, keeper of the wardrobe; and by way of pledge, to deposit there divers jewels of the value of 2,163l. 6s. 8d., with one part of an indenture made thereof, the other part remaining in the wardrobe, which are herewith sent by the said king's clerk, to be deposited by them in the Friars' church, for the security of the said Ralph, together with the above-mentioned letters patents of indemnity for the said Ralph.

Notification that the king has deposited the said pledges in the said house, for the security of the said Ralph.

Pardon to Walter Caldrigan for the death of Geoffrey atte Ho, as it appears by the record of William Inge and Roger de Bella Fago, justices appointed to deliver Worcester gaol, that he killed him in self-defence. By K.

Jan. 20. Guildford.

Protection with clause volumus for two years, for Walter de Maydene6tan, parson of the church of Bukenhale, going to the court of Rome with Walter, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield.

Jan. 26. Chertsey.

Simple protection for two years, for John, prior of Mareseye, going to the court of Rome. By K.

Jan. 20. Guildford.

Letters for Walter, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, master of the hospital of St. Leonard, York, going to the court of Rome on the king's and his own affairs, nominating Master Thomas de Adberbury and William de Brikhull his attorneys for two years. By K.

Protection with clause volumus for two years for the said master. By K.

Letters for Walter, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, nominating Thomas de Adberbury and William de Brikhull his attorneys as above. By K.

Jan. 20. Guildford.

Pardon to William de Ryshbrok, by reason of his service in Scotland, for the death of Agnes Doune, and of any consequent outlawry. By p.s.

The like to John de Sauston for the death of Robert le Prude, and of any consequent outlawry. By p.s.

Jan. 26. Chertsey.

The like to Reginald Behaste, in Lanceveton gaol for the death of John de Bekkewell, as it appears by the record of John de Berewyk and his fellows, justices lately in eyre in the county of Cornwall, that he killed him in self-defence. By K.

Jan. 26. Chertsey.

Mandate to the sheriff of Nottingham and Derby to purvey 600 quarters of beans and peas in addition to the 500 quarters of corn, 500 quarters of oats, and 300 quarters of malt which they were commanded to purvey from the king's debtors or in allowance thereof, and from others in his bailiwick within liberties and without, and to have the same at Berwick-on-Tweed as soon as possible [as above m. 46]. French.

Mandate to Richard de Byngham and Henry de Brayllesford, collectors in the counties of Nottingham and Derby of the aid for marrying the king's eldest daughter, to pay for the same by indenture made between them and the said sheriff.

Jan. 20. Guildford.

Promise to Philip Gerardini, merchant of the society of the Spini of Florence, to pay him before Easter, out of the issues of the hanaper, by the hands of the keeper thereof, 62 marks lately received from Fredolus Bandini, merchant of Lombardy, by Master Raymond de Pinibus, king's clerk, for prosecuting the king's affairs in the court of Rome, and for which the said Raymond has accounted in the wardrobe, as appears by a bill which he has under the seal of Ralph de Manton, king's clerk, the king's cofferer, which sum the said Philip has promised to repay the said Fredolus, on condition that Philip acquit the king and the said king's clerk against the said Fredolus in respect of this sum. By C.

Jan. 30. Chertsey.

Safe conduct until Whitsunday for Henry le Clerc, William de Wodestok, Robert de Say, Henry Buffard, Ralph le Keu, Adam de Muston, Robert de Kermerdyn, Roger le Portour, Richard de Marlebergh, Ralph de Gloucestre, John le Fevre, Richard Brun, William de Monte Gomery, Walter le Lardener, Philip Savoury, John le Mareschal, Geoffrey de Lantressan, Adam de Kellegh, Hugh de Eboraco, Henry de Lechelade, Robert de Dorsete, Robert de Werkworth, Cristinus de Stryvelyn, and Thomas le Taillur, king's bowmen, with their twelve grooms, going to Scotland to stay at Lynliscu on the king's service at his wages. By K. on the information of J. de Drokenesford.

Jan. 20. Guildford.

Protection with clause volumus until a year after All Saints for Geoffrey de Alba Marlia, going to Gascony on the king's service with Simon de Monte Acuto. By testimony of the said Simon.

MEMBRANE 38.

Jan. 20. Guildford.

Inspeximus and confirmation of an appointment by letters patent, under the seal of the Exchequer, dated York, 9 December, 31 Edward I., of John de Kyrkeby, king's clerk, remembrancer of the Exchequer, to the custody of the castle and honor of Cokermuth with its members, co. Cumberland, for 7 years from Michaelmas then last past, rendering at the Exchequer 125l. a year; saving to the king wards, reliefs, escheats, knights' fees, advowsons of churches, and dowers when they fall in, with a proviso that be is to pay to the executors of the will of John de Sancto Johanne, who held the premises for life, the issues thereof from the said Michaelmas until the following Martinmas; and that sum shall be allowed him at his first account.

Jan. 20. Guildford.

Pardon to William le Sleghtere of Maldon, and Basilia his wife, in consideration of a fine made by him in the Chancery, for acquiring in fee simple 60 acres of land in Little Maldon from Thomas Fillol, who held them in chief as of the honor of Peverel.

Feb. 1. Windsor.

Simple protection for two years for Richard de Bereford, staying in Ireland.

Jan. 20. Guildford.

Pardon to Robert Dolittel, by reason of his service in Scotland, for the death of Adam de Bolton.

Jan. 20. Guildford.

Letters for Master Peter Aymerici, going beyond seas on the king's service, nominating William de Bildesthorp, clerk, and Roger Peperwhit his attorneys for one year.

Jan. 30. Chertsey.

Protection with clause volumus for one year for him.

Letters for William de Hamelden and Master Stephen de Forde, executors of the will of Adam de Blechehingeleye, staying, in England, nominating John de Saham their attorney in Ireland for one year.

Feb. 4. Windsor.

Mandate to Humphrey de Waleden, keeper of the bishopric of Worcester, to restore the temporalities thereof to friar William de Geynesburgh, of the order of Friars Minors, whom Pope Boniface has preferred to be bishop.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants.

Memorandum, that on the same day the said bishop, in the castle at Wyndesor, having shown the king the pope's bull, in which was contained, amongst other things, that the pope committed to him the administration of the spiritualities and temporalities of the bishopric, in view of any prejudice to to the king's right which might arise from the said bull, renounced the same as regards temporalities, and, in the presence of the king and council, acknowledged that he was willing to accept the said temporalities from the king, and to hold them from him; and for his trespass in admitting the said bull made fine in 1,000 marks with the king, payable at the king's will; and afterwards did the usual fealty to the king, and the king commanded the chancellor to make him letters of restitution.

Feb. 3. Windsor.

Licence for Mary, late the wife of Humphrey de Bassingburn, tenant in chief, to marry whomsoever she will of the king's allegiance. By K. on the information of W. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield.

Feb. 2. Windsor.

Presentation of Roger de Sutton to the church of Elmstede in the diocese of Loudon, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heir of Roger de Tany, tenant in chief.

Feb. 4. Windsor.

Pardon to Henry son of Nigel, parson of the church of Hasele, Nicholas Brun, Henry le Despenser, John de Brehull, and Roger Mortimer, his servants, in consideration of a fine of 90l. payable at the king's will, made by him, on behalf of himself and them, before W. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, the treasurer, of all trespasses in the forests this side Trent.

And he found the following pledges : John de Ferariis, Henry de Segrave, and John de Weston, knights, Fulk son of Warin, Alexander de Abitot, John Huthereve, and Giles de Argenteim, who made themselves principal debtors thereof.

Mandate in pursuance to Hugh le Despenser, justice of the forest this side Trent.

The like to the sheriff of Oxford to release the said Roger, who is detained in Oxford gaol for the said trespass.

Feb. 4. Windsor.

Mandate to Robert Hereward and John de Ditton, keepers of the bishopric of Ely, to restore the temporalities thereof to Robert, prior of Ely, whom Pope Boniface has preferred to be bishop.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants.

Memorandum, that Robert was graciously admitted by the king, because at the end of the Pope's bull the Pope requests the king to restore to him the royalties which in time of voidance are said to be held of the king; and after taking the bishop's fealty, the king commanded letters of restitution to be made to him.

On the same day John, abbot of Waltham Holy Cross, notwithstanding the words of his bull, committing to him the temporalities, was graciously admitted by the king, because in time of voidance the temporalities of that monastery are not in the king's hand, but remain with the chapter.

Jan. 20. Guildford.

Safe conduct for two years for William Servat, citizen and merchant of London, deputed to make purveyances throughout the realm for the wardrobe ; and for his men and servants. By K. on the information of W. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield.

Feb. 3. Windsor.

Writ of aid for the bearers sent to arrest Alexander de Balliolo for divers trespasses, and to bring him before the king the first Sunday in Lent.

Feb. 4. Windsor.

Appointment during pleasure of Gervase Alard as captain and admiral of the fleet (flote) of the Cinque Ports and of all other ports from the port of Dover by the sea coast westwards as far as Cornwall and the whole of Cornwall, which is setting forth for Scotland.

Letters for Master Bartholomew de Sutton staying in Ireland, nominating William de Stone and Robert de Surflete his attorneys for one year.

Feb. 5. Windsor.

The like for John de Bancquelle, going beyond seas on the king's service, nominating Henry de Leicestre and Geoffrey le Hure, until Whitsunday.

Feb. 5. Windsor.

Licence, in consideration of a fine made by the abbot before W. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, the treasurer, for the alienation in mortmain by Edmund de Lenham and Alice his wife, to the abbot and convent of Bildeswas of their manor of Little Bildewas.

Feb. 5. Windsor.

Grant, at the instance of Edward prince of Wales and earl of Chester, the king's son, to Thomas de Cotyngge, king's serjeant, of the custody during the minority of the heir of a moiety of the lands which William de Chilton, deceased, held by the law of England of the heir of Robert de Hengham, tenant in chief, the king's ward, of the inheritance of Isabella sometime his wife, deceased, which moiety is in the king's hands by reason of the minority of Sara, one of the daughters and heirs of Isabella; with the marriage of the said Sara, as well as what appertains to the king touching the marriage of Isabella, the other daughter. By K.

Feb. 5. Windsor.

Pardon to William de Cliderhou, parson of the church of Northbiry, in Stafford gaol for receiving David de Duxleye, after he abjured the realm for breaking the said gaol, where he was in custody on a charge of robberies, larcenies, and other trespasses. By K.

Feb. 9. Windsor.

Safe conduct until Midsummer for Gerard de Freniaco, sent by Elizabeth countess of Holand and Seland, the king's daughter, to those parts on her affairs.

Feb. 5. Windsor.

Protection with clause volumus for five years for Amadeus, count of Savoy, going beyond seas on the king's service. By K.

Letters for him nominating Gerard de Sesiriaco and John Vanne his attorneys. By K.

The like for Master John de Dovorr, going to Ireland on the king's service, nominating Robert de Bardelby, clerk, and Henry de Ingelby his attorneys for two years.

Feb. 6. Windsor.

Pardon to John de la Lee, late sheriff of the counties of Essex and Hertford, of what belongs to the king for the evasions of Thomas de Frysingefeud, John de Bury, Simon le Bercher of Denyton, William de Lamburn, Reginald de Baketon, John de Kyngeston, and Walter Paveye of Standon, felons in custody in Hertford gaol charged with divers felonies and trespasses, who escaped at the time he was sheriff and keeper of the said gaol. By p.s.

Feb. 10. Langley.

Presentation of Thomas de Wilburgham, chaplain, to the church of Little Reynes in the diocese of London, void by the resignation of William de Neketon, and in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heir of Thomas son of Henry de Welles, tenant in chief.

MEMBRANE 37.

Feb. 6. Windsor.

Letters for John Russel, going beyond seas on the king's service, nominating Raymond de Margys and Vitalis Manent his attorneys for two years.

Grant for life to Terricus de Alemannia, in consideration of his long service and his weakness, whereby he is unable to serve longer, of 20 marks a year by the hands of the sheriffs of the city of London out of the farm of the city. By K.

Vacated because surrendered and cancelled.

Feb. 5. Windsor.

Letters for Henry de Lacy, earl of Lincoln, going beyond seas on the king's service, nominating John Huberd his attorney until Michaelmas.

Protection with clause volumus for him.

The like for the following going with him :—

Giles de Trumpton, knight.

James de Nevill, knight.

Edmund Talebot, clerk.

Walter de Reindone.

Thomas le Clerk of Querindon.

Nicholas de Redyng, parson of the church of Wadyngton.

John Dautrive.

Alexander de Ledes.

Letters for Hugh de Eton, clerk, staying in Ireland on the service of Margaret queen of England, the king's consort, nominating David Morgan his attorney for one year.

Feb. 10. Chalfont.

Grant to the knights and other good men and whole commonalty of the liberty of St. Cuthbert's, Durham, that their furnishing, at the king's request, by common assent, a certain number of men-at-arms and of foot, to come presently to Scotland at the king's wages, shall not be to their prejudice or drawn into a precedent. French.

Feb. 13. Langley.

Presentation of Peter de Abyton to the church of Treyngg in the diocese of Lincoln.

Feb. 5. Windsor.

Letters for Giles de Trumpeton, going beyond seas on the king's service with Henry de Lacy, earl of Lincoln, nominating Robert de Grautesete his attorney until Michaelmas.

Feb. 4. Windsor.

Mandate to Richard de Chuselden, constable of the castle of Mere, and keeper of the park there, to fell and sell, by view of two good men of those parts, 20l. 12s. worth of wood and underwood in the park there, and to apply the money to the repair of the houses of the castle; and by view of the said two men to fell sufficient oaks, and prepare them for timber for the said repairs. By K. on the information of W. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield.

Feb. 6. Windsor.

Grant to Amadeus, count of Savoy, that as soon as Margaret queen of of England, the king's consort, has had from custodies 4,000l., which the king granted her therefrom for the discharge of her debts, he shall have all such custodies and marriages, and also from the present time the issues of all bishoprics, abbeys, and priories which fall void and are known to fall to the king during voidance, and hold them until he is fully satisfied of what remains due to him of 10,000 marks heretofore granted to him, and which were to be received by him out of the first custodies as soon as they came out of the hands of Edmund earl of Cornwall, who was then living. The count has to the present received on this account the custody of the lands late of Richard, sometime earl of Arundel, tenant in chief, which were in the king's hands by reason of the minority of Edmund son and heir of the said Richard, except the castle and park of Arundel, and the park of Esteden with the manor thereof, together with six woods in the free chace and the seven and a half hundreds, which are extended at 57l. 2s. 7½d., to hold in payment of 600l. a year under certain conditions set forth in the letters patent. Also all the issues of the bishoprics of Ely, Worcester, and Bath and Wells, during their voidance.

See the schedule attached for the said count. [The schedule is missing.]

Feb. 6. Windsor.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants of the abbey of Waltham Holy Cross, in favour of John de Badburgham, abbot elect, preferred to be abbot by the Pope, whose fealty the king has taken and restored to him the temporalities.

A memorandum touching the restitution of the temporalities of the said abbey is enrolled above, after the restitution of the temporalities of the bishopric of Ely.

Feb. 6. Windsor.

Licence for Reginald de Assheburne, and Edith his wife, in consideration of a fine made by them before Walter, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, treasurer, and after inquisition ad quod damnum made by the sheriff of Kent, to retain 12½ acres of land in Rokynge, whereof they were enfeoffed without licence by Roger son of William de Frilaund of Newechirche, who held them in chief.

Jan. 20. Guildford.

Pardon to Richard son of John Gilbert of Eketon, by reason of his service in Scotland, for the death of Augustine de Chelveston, and of any consequent outlawry. By K. at the instance of Nicholas Malemains.

Feb. 10. Langley.

Licence for Henry de Lacy, earl of Lincoln, notwithstanding the statute of mortmain, to restore certain lands and plots of moor in a place called Inkelesmore, to certain religious from whom he had caused them long ago to be taken. By p.s.

The like at the request of the said earl for the abbot and convent of Thornton, to receive in mortmain a plot of moor there 173 perches in breadth, and extending through the middle of the moor from one end to the other, which he wishes to give back to them. By p.s.

The like to the following religious to have back plots there :—

The abbot and convent of Welhou, 46 perches.

The abbot and convent of Newehuse, 30 perches.

The prior and convent of Alvyngham, 24 perches.

The prioress and nuns of Nunne Coton, 10 perches.

Feb. 10. Langley.

Pardon to Thomas le May, 'brewere,' for the death of James le Kyng, whereof Christiana, late the wife of the latter, appealed him before the king, as it was found that he killed him in self-defence. By p.s.

Letters for Otto de Grandisono, going beyond seas on the king's service, nominating William de Grandisono and John de Ditton his attorneys for three years.

Protection with clause volumus for him.

The like for him in Ireland.

Letters for Otto de Chaumpvent, going with him, nominating John de Grandisono and John de Cusancia, clerks, his attorneys for two years. By K. on the information of Otto de Grandisono.

Protection with clause volumus for him.

MEMBRANE 36.

Feb. 20. Langley.

Licence, in consideration of a fine made before Walter, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, by Alexander son of John son of Martin de Lincoln, for the alienation in mortmain by him of three bovates of land and 20s. of rent in Lincoln and the suburb thereof to a chaplain to celebrate divine service daily in the church of St. Laurence, Lincoln.

Feb. 6. Windsor.

Mandate to R. bishop of London and Master Bartholomew de Ferentino, canon of London, collectors of the tenth imposed in the realm for three years by Pope Boniface VIII., in aid of the church of Rome, to deliver to John de Drokenesford, king's clerk, keeper of the wardrobe, 3,000 marks of the king's part of that money for the expenses of and in part payment of the king's debt to divers nobles and others of Gascony, whom the king is speedily sending there; notwithstanding the king's grant to other persons of Gascony of the whole of such money accruing to the king for the last two years.

Acknowledgment of the receipt of the said 3,000 marks.

Feb. 10. Langley.

Confirmation of a transfer by Matthew de Monte Martini to Humphrey de Waleden, his heirs and assigns, of the custody of two parts of the lands this side Trent, in his hands by virtue of a grant which the king, at the instance of Margaret, queen of England, the king's consort, heretofore made to him of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of two parts of the lands late of Matthew de Lovayn, tenant in chief, with knights' fees, advowsons of churches and other things belonging thereto.

The like of his transfer to Master Richard de Havering, king's clerk, of the custody of the said lauds beyond Trent.

The like of a transfer by Margaret, queen of England, the king's consort, to the said Master Richard, king's clerk, escheator beyond Trent, of the custody, during the minority of the heirs of the lands late of Robert Bertram, and of the marriage of the heirs of Thomas de Touecotes, tenants in chief, which belonged to her by virtue of the king's grant to her, in discharge of her debts, of custodies and marriages to the value of 4,000l. to be delivered to her by the hands of W. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, the treasurer, and the escheators on this side and beyond the Trent.

Feb. 11. Langley.

Promise to the abbot of Waltham and the dean of St. Paul's, London, to hold them and their churches harmless with respect to letters which they say they only lent the king to inspect, but which the king thinks fit to keep, Pope Boniface VIII. having by bull dated the Lateran, 4 Ides of March, in the seventh year of his pontificate, granted to the king whatever he had received or belonged to him of the tenth for the Holy Land, until that date. (1) They are letters obligatory which Edmund, sometime earl of Leicester, the king's brother, and the merchants of the Pulci and Rembertini of Florence, on his behalf, made to J. bishop of Winchester and O. bishop of Lincoln, collectors heretofore appointed by Pope Boniface VIII., of the said tenth of the Holy Land, touching 10,000l. of the said tenth, received by the earl for the king's affairs in Gascony. (2) Letters of indemnity touching the said 10,000l. made to the said earl and merchants, as also to the said collectors. [Fœdera.] By C.

Feb. 12. Langley.

Acknowledgment of the king's indebtedness to Adam Aurifaber, citizen of London, in 132l. 6s. 8d. for jewels bought in the 30th year, to the use of Margaret, queen of England, his consort, with promise to pay at Michaelmas. By K. on the information of J. de Sandale.

The like to the following in the following sums :—

Nicholas de Farndon, citizen of London, 20l. 16s. 6d.

Roger de Frowyk, citizen of London, 86l. 6s.

Robert le Convers, citizen of London, 27l. 5s. 8d.

Bonaventure Angelers, 25l.

Adam de Benteley, citizen of London, 30l. 10s. 2d.

Thomas de Frowyk, citizen of London, 20l. 10s.

John le Wympler, citizen of London, 13l. 2s. 3d.

Robert Burdeyn, citizen of London, 26l. 13s. 4d. By K. on the like information.

Feb. 10. Langley.

Licence, in consideration of a fine made before W. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, by the prior of Coventry, for the alienation in mortmain by John le Mayster of Scrapetoft to that prior and convent of a messuage and two virgates of land in Scrapetoft.

Feb. 12. Langley.

Letters for Gunnora de Valoniis, staying in England, nominating David Bozon and Walter de Asshemere her attorneys in Ireland for two years.

Feb. 16. Watford.

The like for Master Richard de Sotteswell, archdeacon of Wilts, going with W. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield to the court of Rome on the king's and bishop's affairs, nominating William le Bush for two years.

Protection with clause volumus for him.

Feb. 15. Langley.

Pardon to Palph de Skrayngham, in consideration of his having found security before the king to go to Scotland, to stay there on his service, for the death of Adam son of Robert Attehouse, and of his outlawry for the same. By p.s.

Feb. 13. Langley.

The like to Ralph le Ercedekne of Cornwall for the death of Guy de Pultimor, and for robberies, receiving of felons and other trespasses; in consideration of Thomas le Ercedekne and Ralph de Arundell of the county of Cornwall having undertaken before the king in the Chancery that he shall set forthwith with a barded horse for Scotland and stay there throughout the war at his own expense. By p.s.

Feb. 15. Watford.

Simple protection, for three years, for Master Arnold Lupi de Tilio, archdeacon of Medena, going beyond seas. By p.s.

Feb. 18. Langley.

Pardon to Ralph de Manton, king's clerk, for taking, without licence, deer in the forests of Wyndesore, Savernak and Whytewode, and in Wyndesore park. By p.s.

Feb. 14. Langley.

Pardon, in consideration of a fine made by the abbot before W. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, the treasurer, to the abbot and convent of Merivale, for acquiring in mortmain from Laurence le Kyng and John de Clifton six acres of land in Brantynthorpe, and entering therein without licence ; and licence for them to retain the same.

Feb. 17. St. Albans.

Association of Ralph de Sandwyco in the room of Thomas le Cantebrigia, king's clerk, with John de Sandale, in a commission of oyer and terminer directed to the latter touching the controversies between divers men of the duchy [of Aquitaine] with respect to divers debts and bonds of the king pledged by them to one another. By pet. of C.

Feb. 4. Windsor.

Pardon to the executors of the will of John le Stratelinges, in consideration of his service during his lifetime, of 200l., which he acknowledged in the Chancery to owe to Henry de Podio, merchant of Luca and his fellows, merchants of the society of the Ricardi of Luca; and the like to Gerard de Wyspains, archdeacon of Richmond, and Walter de Langeton, now bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, his pledges, who became principal debtors in that amount on his behalf; and the said merchants are to have the amount allowed in their account with the king.

Feb. 10. Langley.

Grant for seven years from last Michaelmas, to John de Sandale, king's clerk, for 140 marks paid by him in the wardrobe to John de Drokenesford, king's clerk, keeper thereof, of the manor of Berghby, co. Lincoln, late of Stephen Peissun of Scotland, deceased, and which is in the king's hands by reason of his rebellion.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants.

MEMBRANE 35.

Feb. 17. Hatfield. [Hathfield.]

Letters, for Robert de Bardelby, clerk, staying in England on the king's service, nominating John de Dovorr his attorney in Ireland for two years.

Feb. 20 Hertford.

Protection with clause volumus until a month after Easter, for Aymer de Valencia, going beyond seas on the king's service. By p.s.

The like for John de Riparia, going with him. By p.s.

Feb. 16. Hatfield.

Safe-conduct, for two years, for Walter, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, treasurer, and Master Bartholomew de Ferentino, going to the court of Rome on the king's affairs.

Feb. 18. St. Albans.

Letters for the said Master Bartholomew, nominating William de Derham, chaplain, and Richard Turbert his attorney for one year. By K. on the information of the treasurer.

Protection with clause volumus for him for one year.

Feb. 17. St. Albans.

Pardon to John de Hendrewalla, in Lanceveton gaol for the death of Reginald de Hendreburnek, as it appears by the record of John de Berewyk and his fellows, justices lately in eyre in Cornwall, that he killed him in self-defence.

Feb. 20. Hertford.

Pardon to John de Percy and Agnes his wife, in consideration of a fine made by John before Walter, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, the treasurer, for acquiring, in fee tail, with reversion to the right heirs of John, a messuage, two carucates of land and 39s. of rent in Suthfalleleye, co. Berks, by feoffment of Richard de Whytefeld, who held the same in chief.

Feb. 10. Langley.

Pardon to Andrew son of Nicholas Adgor of Frestone juxta Worthstede, for the death of Thomas son of Roger le Maystre of Ipswich, whereof Mabel, late the wife of Thomas, appealed him before the king, as it has been found by inquisition before the king that he killed him in selfdefence. By K.

Feb. 20. Hertford.

Grant, to the men of Joan de Valencia, countess of Pembroke, of her liberty of Pembroke, that their attending, to prevent delay, an inquisition which has been summoned before John de Havering and Walter Hakelut, justices, at Kermerdyn, between . . . . [omitted] and William de Brewosa touching certain liberties which the latter says he has in those parts, shall not be to their prejudice or drawn into a precedent ; as they assert that their attendance without their liberty is to their prejudice. By p.s.

Association of John de Langeleye, in the room of Richard de Crupes, who is going to Scotland on the king's affairs with the sheriff of Gloucester, lately appointed to levy and collect in that county 40s. on every knight's fee, granted to the king 1 July, 18 Edward I. by the earls, barons and other magnates, for themselves and the whole commonalty of the realm in full parliament for the marriage of his eldest daughter.

The like of the following:—

William de Scalebrok, in the room of Thomas de Gardinis in the county of Oxford, as Thomas is serving the office of sheriff there.

May 7. Newcastle-onTyne.

Roger de Bradeburn, in the room of Henry de Braylesford, who is going to Scotland on the king's service, in the county of Derby.

Writ de intendendo for the said John de Langeleye.

The like for William de Scalebrok.

May 7. Newcastle-onTyne.

The like for Roger de Bradeburn.

May 7. Newcastle-onTyne.

Pardon, to the prior and convent of Bernewell, in consideration of a fine made by the prior before Walter, bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, the treasurer, for acquiring in mortmain a messuage and 10 acres of land in Quoeye from Walter de Traylli, 22s. of rent and a rent of 12 capons in Cestreton from Henry de Bokesworth, and 2 acres of meadow in Dryedrayton from Ralph Giffard, all of which have been taken into the king's hands, with licence to have them back. By fine before the treasurer.

Feb. 15. Langley.

Pardon to William de Baillol of Harewell, in consideration of his having found security to go to the Scotch war on the king's service, for the death of John le Skyrmer of Henrethe, and of any consequent outlawry. By p.s.

Feb. 20. St. Albans.

Letters for Joan, queen of France, executrix of the will of Blanche, sometime queen of Navarre, late the wife of Edmund, the king's brother, nominating Roger de Bray her attorney for three years.

Feb. 19. Hatfield.

Pardon to the prior and Carmelite Friars of Atherde, for acquiring on mortmain an acre of land in Atherde, from the commonalty of the town of Atherde, and three parts of an acre of land there from John Lutteby, which were taken into the king's hands by Walter de la Haye, escheator in Ireland; with licence for them to have them again for the enlargement of their area. By p.s.

Feb. 12. Langley.

Grant, in fee simple, to Roger de Appelby, after inquisition ad quod damnum made by the sheriff of Middlesex in the presence of Stephen de Gravesende, and in consideration of a fine made in the Chancery by the said Roger, of a void plot in the parish of St. Sepulchre's without the Bar of West Smethefeld, London, lying between a toft of the master and brethren of the hospital of St. Bartholomew, London, and the high road there, and containing 60 feet in length by 40 feet in breadth, at a yearly rental of 12d., at the Exchequer by the hands of the said sheriff ; with licence to build thereon.

Feb. 20. Hertford.

Pardon, to Thomas de Wrangle, clerk, of the county of Lincoln, in consideration of his having found security to go to Scotland, and remain there in the war at his own costs, for the death of Hugh son of Richard de Wrangle. By p.s.

Letters for Master Thomas de Levenham, going beyond seas, nominating John Constantyn and William Wynch, his attorneys for two years.

Feb. 25. Waltham Holy Cross.

The like for Peter de Staniaco, staying beyond seas, nominating Perrotus de Staniaco and William de Gyes for two years.

The like for the same, nominating the same in Ireland.

March 1. St. Catherine's by the Tower of London.

Presentation of Reginald de Cusancia to a moiety of the church of Ekynton, void by the resignation of Theobald de Grandisono, and in the king's gift by reason of the lands of Robert de Stutevill, an alien, being in his hands; directed to the administrators appointed by the Pope of the see of Coventry and Lichfield. By K.

March 1. St. Catherine's by the Tower of London.

Pardon to John de Dokesworth for acquiring, in fee simple, from John de la Mare, tenant in chief, a messuage, 60 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow, 3 acres of wood, and 15s. 4d. of rent in Walden Regis, co. Hertford, and licence, after inquisition ad quod damnum made by Walter de Gloucester escheator this side Trent, for him to retain the same. By K. on the information of J. de Benstede.

Memorandum that the said John did homage to the king for the above.

Feb. 25. Waltham Holy Cross.

Licence for Walter de Skipse, clerk, born after the flesh from William Knyghtson of Skipse and Matilda his wife, the king's bondman and bondwoman, who has a pious intention of entering the order of the clergy and of pursuing the divine ministry, to take upon him any of the sacred orders and ecclesiastical grades ; granted because it befits the king to favour those who, inspired by divine grace, forsake the cares and pleasures of this world, and desire to devote themselves to discipline, and to serve indefatigably the King of Kings and Lord of Lords, notwithstanding that, according to the institutes of the church militant and of secular princes, such persons are not enabled to do so without the consent of their lords, although we are all to obtain one reward in Christ, whether of servile or free condition, without distinction before Him. By K. on the information of brother W. de Wyntreburn.

MEMBRANE 34.

Feb. 20. Hertford.

Grant, for life, to Margaret, queen of England, the king's consort, in compensation for the following castles, manors, &c., wherewith the king dowered her at the church door ; to wit:—

The castle and manor of Montgomery, of the value of 40l., and the manor of Hope, co. Chester, of the value of 40l., both since granted, in fee simple, to Edward, prince of Wales, the king's son.

The manor of Lymington, with the borough, co. Southampton, of the value of 40l., and the manor of Brummore, with the profit of the park, co. Southampton, of the value of 50l., since surrendered to Hugh de Courteney as his inheritance.

The manors of Norton and Bremmesgrave, co. Worcester, of the value of 102l., since taken into the king's hands because Edmund de Mortuo Mari and his heirs receive on certain conditions therefrom 100l. a year.

The manor of Great Cumpton, co. Warwick, of the value of 41l., since granted, in fee simple, to John de Mohun, in exchange for divers lands in Ireland.

Of the following castles, manors, &c., to wit:—

The castle and town of Berkhampstede, with the honor, and the manors belonging to the honor, in the county of Hertford, and other counties, of the value of 72l. 15s. 10d.

The manor of Ryseberge, with the park, co. Buckingham, of the value of 82l. 9s. 3d.

The manors of Dalham and Bradefeld, co. Suffolk, of the value of 50l.

The castle and manor of Mere, co. Wilts, of the value of 78l.

The hundred of Redelane, Whyteweye and Broneshull, co. Dorset, of the value of 6l.

12l., which Nicholas de Segrave renders yearly for the manor of Kynton, co. Warwick.

The toll, pleas and perquisites which appertain to the king in the town of Shafton, of the value of 12l. [Fœdera.] By p.s.

Feb. 20. Hertford.

Grant to her, in further compensation, that she shall hold the above, with the other castles, cities, towns, honor, boroughs, farms, manors, and hundreds heretofore granted to her in dower, together with knights' fees, advowsons of religious houses, hospitals, churches and chapels, wards, marriages, escheats, chaces, parks, assarts and purprestures; and that in the abovementioned places granted to her in compensation she have the return of all writs of the king or his heirs, and the summons, and all the fines, ransoms, and amercements of all the men and tenants thereof, and of the fees thereof, and the forfeited issues and everything that can belong to the king's heirs of the year, day and waste, forfeitures and murder fines in all courts whatever of the king's heirs adjudicated against the men and tenants thereof, as well before the king's heirs, and in his Chancery, as before the treasurer and barons of the Exchequer, the justices in eyre for common pleas and for pleas of the forest, and all the king's ministers whatsoever, by estreats thereof to be delivered to her bailiffs and ministers by such justices or by the Exchequer by the hands of the sheriffs where the places are situated; also that she have in all the said places and their fees goods of felons and fugitives. [Cf. Pat. Roll, 27 Edw. I. M. 4.] By p.s.

March 7. Westminster.

Grant to her of 128l. 6s. 10d., due at the Exchequer by the prior of Prittewell for arrears of the farm of the manors of Estwode, Stokneyland and Raleye, and the hundred of Rocheford, for the time that Peter his predecessor had them at farm by the king's grant; and he is to be responsible to her.

Mandate in pursuance to the the treasurer and barons of the Exchequer to discharge the said prior thereof.

MEMBRANE 33.

March 1. St. Catherine's by the Tower of London.

Inspeximus and confirmation of letters patent under the seal of the Exchequer, dated at York, 4 October, 30 Edward I., to the prior and convent of Merton, reciting that in return for a loan of 500l. received from them on 25 April, 14 Edward I., from money deposited in the priory of the tenth from the clergy in aid of the Holy Land, the king by letters patent promised to repay the same in a certain time, and to save them harmless against the Pope and any nuncio, and that by evidence before the treasurer and barons it appears that they have now paid the 500l. to Master Bartholomew de Ferentino, appointed by the Pope to receive the deposit, and granting to them for eight years from Michaelmas last the farm of 30l. paid by the prior of Bernewell for the manor of Cestreton, in part payment of the 500l., and a rent of assize of 32l. 18s. 10d. in the city and suburbs of London, an escheat by the forfeiture of Adam de Stratton, in further allowance of the said sum. These grants will amount to 503l. 10s. 8d., and so the prior and convent shall repay to the king or his heirs 70s. 8d. from the said rent at the end of the term. By C.

Mandate to the prior of Bernewell to pay to the prior and convent of Merton and their successors the 30l. of the above-mentioned farm for the eight years mentioned, and be answerable for the same to them.

Feb. 25. Waltham Holy Cross.

Licence, in consideration of a fine made by the abbot in the Chancery, for the alienation in mortmain to the abbot and convent of Pershore of divers small parcels of land in Pershore by the following :—

Stephen Ferthing.

Henry Sauvage.

Hugh Iweyn.

William Goion.

Adam le Despenser.

Adam Aldrich.

David de Loudon.

Adam Iweyn.

Reginald le Porter of Pershore.

John de Risleye.

William le Keu.

John de Thornedone.

Richard Kyng.

Also, by John de Thornedone, of 4s. rent in Broctone.

Also of divers lands in Walcote by the following :—

Walter Kytte.

Roger de la Forth.

Thomas de Walcote.

John le Kyx.

Roger de Walcote.

Ralph Faucus.

Sibyl la Kyx.

Matilda, daughter of William le Kyx, and Isabella, her sister.

March 5. Westminster.

Pardon to Patrick de Kelnom, by reason of his services by the maritime parts of Scotland, for the death of John de Tesedale, and of his outlawry for the same. By p.s.

March 4. Westminster.

Safe-conduct, until 1 August, for Walter Bacun, king's clerk, sent to collect fifty ships in the counties of Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridge, Huntingdon, Lincoln, York, and Northumberland, and to take them to Berwick-on-Tweed, and his men.

March 6. Westminster.

Presentation of Ralph de Stokes to the church of Ufford in the diocese of Lincoln. By K. on the information of brother W. de Wynterburn.

March 5. Westminster.

Licence, in consideration of a fine made by him in the Chancery, for Robert de Merk to enfeoff John Gamelyn of his manor of Dunmawe, held in chief as of the honor of Boulogne, for the latter to re-enfeoff him and Jacomina his wife in fee tail, with remainder to the heirs of Robert. By order of the king this fine was taken.

March 4. Westminster.

Pardon to Geoffrey Stulle of Seterington and Josiana his wife, in consideration of a fine made by them before the person supplying the place of the treasurer, and the barons of the Exchequer, for acquiring, in fee tail, from John de Eston, who held them in chief, a messuage, two bovates and three acres of land in Seterington, co. York. By bill of the Exchequer.

March 6. Westminster.

Grant, at the instance of Margaret, queen of England, the king's consort, to Thomas Cokerel, king's yeoman, of the marriage of Margery, one of the daughters and heirs of Salomon des Chaunz, tenant in chief, a minor in the king's custody. By K.

March 8. Westminster.

Richard de Wymbissh and Robert de Sancto Martino, canons of Holy Trinity, London, bringing news of the cession of Stephen, their prior, have letters of licence to elect.

March 7. Westminster.

Pardon to John de Tynton, son of Robert de Tynton, the younger, for the death of Roger de Croxton, as it appears by the record of William Inge and Ranulph de Freskeneye, justices appointed to deliver the gaol of Lincoln castle, that he killed him in self-defence. By K.

Simple protection, for two years, for Neapolio, prebendary of the prebend of Bukyngham, in the church of St. Mary, Lincoln, staying beyond seas.

March 7. Westminster.

Protection with clause volumus for Henry de Guldeford, staying in the bishopric of Durham on the king's service, for as long as he stays there. By K.

March 6. Westminster.

Pardon to Certana de Lanscoesek for the death of Richard Avallon, whereof he was indicted before John de Berewyk and his fellows, justices last in eyre in the county of Cornwall, and of his outlawry for the same. By K.

March 2. St. Catherine's by the Tower of London.

Writ of aid, directed to the sheriffs and within liberties and without of Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridge, Huntingdon, Lincoln, York, and Northumberland for Walter Bacun, king's clerk, appointed to select from the towns on the coast and the parts adjacent, 50 ships, and to take security from the commonalties thereof that they send them furnished with men and necessaries to Berwick-on-Tweed by next Whitsunday, ready to set out against the Scots at the king's wages, and to induce the men of the adjacent towns to contribute; as it appears that some men of such towns have refused to send their ships, others have refused to find security to send them, and others, though willing to grant a certain number, have refused to send them furnished at their own expense without the aid of the men of the towns adjacent. By K. on the information of J. de Benstede.

March 8. Westminster.

Writ of aid, until Whitsunday, directed to all sheriffs and others for John de Fornesete, king's yeoman, sent to arrest Giles de Argenteim for divers trespasses and contempts, and to bring him to the king. By K.

March 6. Westminster.

Mandate to all persons not to molest John de Beryes, Arn [old] de Sancto Martino, Raymond de Artigalung, William de Sancto Paulo, John de Seignaus, Peter de Francia, yeoman of John de Seintcrik, and Vincent de de Lagenes, citizens and merchants of Bayonne, for having sold a moiety of a ship called the cog of St. Mary, of Bayonne, with a moiety of its fittings and gear (apparatus et attilii) which ship was lately arrested at Southampton, and amongst other goods of William de Saltu was adjudicated to the king, and was by him granted to them of the value of 100 marks in part payment of 500l. lately granted to them in aid of their expenses in prosecuting the said William in the king's name; and Peter de Sancto Paulo is not to be molested by reason of his buying the same.

Confirmation of the sale by Margaret, queen of England, the king's consort, to Henry de Bluntesdon, king's almoner, of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of the lands late of John de Coggeshale, tenant in chief, with the marriage of the heirs, which she held by livery of W. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, the treasurer, and Walter de Gloucestre, escheator on this side Trent, in accordance with the king's grant to her, in discharge of her debts, of custodies and marriages to the amount of 4,000l.

March 8. Westminster.

Licence, in consideration of a fine made by the abbot in the Chancery, for the alienation in mortmain by Geoffrey de Pulham to the abbot and convent of Cirencestre of a messuage and two virgates of land in Latton.

March 8. Westminster.

Adam de Roches, bringing news of the death of A. bishop of Elphin in Ireland, has letters of licence to elect.

MEMBRANE 32.

March 7. Westminster.

Pardon to Ranulph Gauter for the death of Thomas le Roer of Normandy, in the isle of Gernereye, and of his abjuration of that island and of the islands adjacent for the same. By K.

March 10. Westminster.

Ratification of the sale by Walter de Gloucestre, escheator this side Trent, to John de Foxle of the marriage of Henry son and heir of Henry Dayrel, tenant in chief, for 10 marks, to the use of Henry de Bello Monte, in part satisfaction of the king's grant to him of 200l. out of the first custodies, wards or marriages that should fall in on this side Trent.

Pardon, at the request Aymer de Valencia, the king's kinsman, to Roger de Ingepenne for homicides, robberies, larcenies, felonies, receiving of felons, ransoms of the same, and all trespasses; both for the time that he was sheriff of Cornwall and for other times in that county, whereof he was indicted before John de Berewyk and his fellows last in eyre in that county. By K.

March 8. Westminster.

Licence, in consideration of a fine made by the abbess in the Chancery, for the alienation in mortmain by Nicholas Walraund of Bluntesdon to the abbess and nuns of Godestowe of a messuage in Oxford.

March 10. Westminster.

Grant, at the instance of Aymer de Valencia, the king's kinsman, to Roger de Ingepenne, whom the king pardoned at the instance of the said Aymer, for all homicides, &c., as set forth above, of all his goods, which by reason of the said charges, were by judgment of the court taken into the king's hands, together with the issues since the time of their caption, and whatever appertains to the king for the year, day and waste of the same; and remission to him of 50s. which, as sheriff of Cornwall, he is said to have concealed and retained. By K.

Mandate in pursuance to the sheriff of Berks.

March 10. Westminster.

Grant to Matthew de Boylewe, chaplain of the deanery, of the free chapel of St. Buryan, in the diocese of Exeter. By K.

March 10. Westminster.

Licence, in consideration of a fine made by the prioress in the Chancery, for the alienation in mortmain by Master Henry de Northwode to the prioress and nuns of Menstre in Sheppey of 2½ acres of land and a marsh containing 100 [acres] called Blakenhell in Iwede for them to find a chaplain to celebrate divine service daily in their church for the souls of Roger de Northwode and Bona his wife for ever.

Feb. 23. Waltham Holy Cross.

Pardon to Thomas son of Robert Haliday of Bedeford for the death of William Haliday of Bedeford, as Nicholas Malemayns has undertaken before the king in the Chancery that he shall go forthwith to Scotland on the king's service and stay there during the war with a barded horse.

March 10. Westminster.

Safe-conduct, during pleasure, for Buscarellus de Quisulfo, one of the household and king's merchant; coming to the realm by sea with galleys, goods and merchandise, and for his men serving in the galleys, on condition that he take nothing within the power of the king of France, or communicate in any wise with the king's enemies, or avow other goods than his own.

The like for John de Quisulpho.

March 14. Cheshunt.

Ratification of the appointment by Walter de Gloucestre, escheator this side Trent, by order of W. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, the treasurer, of Walter Hakelut, king's yeoman, to the custody of the manor of Kynlet, co. Salop, to hold from Easter 29 Edward I., during pleasure, at 15l. a year. By p.s.

Mandate to the said escheator to permit him so to hold it.

March 14. Westminster.

Safe-conduct, until Midsummer, for Otto de Chaumpvent, going beyond seas to Otto de Grandisono, who is on the king's service, and his men.

March 12. Westminster.

Appointment of William le Deveneys, in the room of Master Thomas de Cheddesworth, as a justice of the Bench of Dublin, during pleasure. By K.

March 12. Westminster.

Mandate in pursuance to the other justices. By K.

March 11. Westminster.

Safe-conduct, for one year, for Richard de Clifford, of the order of Friars Preachers of the province of England, going with brother Robert de Morcombe to the court of Rome on the affairs of the order.

March 10. Westminster.

Remission to Roger de Ingepenne, at the instance of Aymer, de Valencia, in pursuance of his above-mentioned pardon, of 488l. which as sheriff of Cornwall he arrested by the king's order at Yoldestou, co. Cornwall, together with Philip de Kermerdyn, who had seized these from the king's money and carried them away from the custody of Robert de Tybotot, and which the said Roger is said to have concealed and retained to his own use. By K.

March 12. Westminster.

Grant, during pleasure, to Robert des Iveus, in consideration of his service to Henry III. and the king, of a moiety of the office of usher of the receipt of the Exchequer, which moiety was held by Adam de Stretton, deceased, and is in the king's hands by reason of the forfeiture of the said Adam; and he is to receive daily as much as others used to receive in that office. By K. on the information of J. de Benstede.

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

March 13. Tottenham.

Signification to R. bishop of London, of the royal assent to the election of Ralph de Cantuaria, one of the canons, to be prior of Holy Trinity, London. By p.s.

March 11. Westminster.

Grant to Adam de Skyrewyth, king's watchman,—in succession to a former grant to him of the custody of the lands of John de Danthorp in Alneburgh, now deceased, in the county of Cumberland, an idiot from birth, to hold for the life of the said idiot,—of the custody of the lands late of the said idiot in the town of Alneburgh and Danthorp, co. York, which should fall by hereditary right to William Berchet, nephew and one of the heirs of the said idiot, but who, as appears by an inquisition made by Master Richard de Havering, king's clerk, escheator this side Trent (sic), is also an idiot ; to hold for the life of the said William or until he return to sanity.

Mandate in pursuance to the said Master Richard de Havering, escheator beyond Trent.

March 14. Cheshunt.

Order to all sheriffs and bailiffs to arrest Robert de Kenynton and Benedict de Offord, friars of the order of Preachers, who, as the king understands from Thomas de Jorz, provincial prior of that order in England, have cast off their habit and are vagabonds in the realm, to the danger of their souls and the scandal of their order. Intimation will be given of their whereabouts by the said provincial prior or some conventual prior, and they are to be arrested wherever found, saving always the immunity of a church, and to be delivered to one of their priors, who are enabled by papal authority to take, bind and incarcerate such persons, or otherwise subject them to the rigour of discipline. By K. on the information of J. de Benstede.

March 13. Tottenham.

Licence, in consideration of a fine made in the Chancery by Roger Prilli, parson of the church of Stoutinge, for the alienation in mortmain by Christina, late the wife of William de Kyrkeby, of a plot in Stotinge, adjoining the churchyard on the north, and containing 2½ acres for building the houses of the parsonage of the said church.

March 11. Westminster.

Safe-conduct, for one year, for William de Regny, prior of the Friars Preachers of Exeter, and Walter Puleyn, friar of the same order and convent, going to the court of Rome on the affairs of their order.

MEMBRANE 31.

March 10. Westminster.

Presentation of Master Thomas de Wamberge to the church of Bromfeld, in the diocese of London, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the priory of Holy Trinity, London.

March 11. Westminster.

Inspeximus and ratification of letters patent dated Bayonne, 18 October 1295, whereby John son of the duke of Brittany, the king's kinsman, and late his lieutenant in the duchy [of Aquitaine], absolved by reason of their service to the king, Guichard and Gualhard de Fargas, donsels, sons of Sir Gualhard de Fargas, knight, deceased, from any accusation, prosecution or sentence touching the death of William Arnaldi the moneyer (monetarii), citizen of Bordeaux, whereof after much altercation they were accused and the accusation by common consent submitted to arbiters, who pronounced against them, by reason whereof they were reputed to be banished from the king's land, although they maintained they had good excuses against it; granted on condition that, if any one desire to test the accusation, they do so according to the use and custom of Bordeaux, the said arbitration being annulled. Full justice is to be done to both sides, and neither the seneschal of Gascony, nor his ministers, nor any person is to arrest the said Guichard and Gualhard on this account in the king's name. By K. on the information of J. de Benestede and J. de Sandale.

Membrane 31 (Schedule).

March 13. Tottenham.

Grant to Isabella, late the wife of John de Vescy the elder, in extension of a grant to her dated 25 September 20 Edward I., sealed with the seal deputed for the rule of Scotland, all the towns and lands late of the king's rebels, being her men and tenants at Karal and elsewhere in Scotland, and held of her fee there on the feast of St. Mary Magdalene, 22 June 20 Edward I., with knights' fees, advowsons of churches, escheats and forfeitures ; except, however, the lands usurped upon the king or others in time of rebellion by such rebels, which are retained in the king's hands, until justice can be done—that the terms of this grant extend to the land which she holds in dower in the barony of Sprouston. By p.s.

March 13. Tottenham.

The like to Clementia, late the wife of John de Vescy the younger, of all knights' fees which her men and tenants, rebels, held at the said feast, in the lands which she holds in dower, in the said barony in Scotland, with the escheats and forfeitures as above. By p.s.

March 16. Ware.

Gilbert de Clohon, canon of Kilfenora, bringing news of the death of S. sometime his bishop, has letters of licence to elect. By p.s.

March 12. Westminster.

Licence for William de Boytone, in consideration of a fine made by him in the Chancery, to enfeoff William son of William de Boyton of a messuage and 50 acres of land in Old Neuton, co. Suffolk, for him to demise, for their lives, to the said William de Boytone and Margery his wife, with reversion to the heirs of William son of William.

March 14. Cheshunt.

Licence, out of devotion to the blessed virgin Etheldreda, for Robert bishop of Ely to hold in mortmain a messuage and nine cottages in the street (vico) of Holeburn, in the suburb of the city of London, late of John de Kyrkeby, sometime bishop of Ely, and bequeathed to that church by his will. By K.

March 11. Westminster.

Pardon to Roger de Mortuo Mari for acquiring from John Wade a messuage, two carucates of land, 40 acres of meadow, 20 acres of pasture, 6 acres of wood and 8 marks of rent in Stanton Harecurt, co. Oxford, held in chief, which for that reason were taken into the king's hands, and licence after inquisition ad quod damnum made by Walter de Gloucestre, escheator this side Trent, for him to have them again. By K.

March 11. Westminster.

Pardon to the heirs and executors of Walter de Bello Campo, steward of the household, for the escape of Master William de Sancto Claro and Duncan Urri, rebel Scots, from the gaol of Gloucester castle, when it was in the custody of the said Walter some time ago; and of any action the king might have against him by reason of accounts or pleas for the time that he was in that or any other office. By K. on the information of J. de Benstede.

March 11. Westminster.

Grant to William de Tothale, prior of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England, in whose governance the houses and brethren of the order in Scotland, as well as in Wales and England, are, and who cannot attend personally to all matters affecting the Hospital, that brothers Robert de Sumerdeby and Nicholas de Daccumbe shall act as his attorneys in any court in England for one year.

March 13. Tottenham.

Pardon, at the instance of Edmund de London, king's clerk, to John de Overton, for the death of William son of William Attewelle of Twycros.

March 11. Westminster.

Grant to William Buteturte of what appertains to the king touching the marriage of Agnes, late the wife of Hamo le Parker, tenant in chief, or the fine, if any, or forfeiture, if she marry without licence. By K. on the information of J. de Benstede.

March 18. Buntingford.

Grant to the abbot of St. Albans that the service of one knight's fee which William de Monte Acuto, king's yeoman, who is going to Scotland on the king's service, and is at present performing by reason of tenements which he holds of the abbot, shall be reckoned as part of the service of six knights' fees due from the abbot whenever the king summons service in his armies; on condition that the abbot answer his service for the other five.

March 14. Cheshunt.

Letters for the prior of Lanthony Prima in Wales, staying in England, nominating William Pacy and David son of John his attorneys in Ireland until two years after the Annunciation.

March 19. Royston.

Mandate to Walter de Gloucestre, escheator this side Trent, to restore the temporalities of Holy Trinity priory, London, to Ralph de Cantuaria, one of the canons, elected prior and confirmed by R. bishop of London. By p.s.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants.

March 14. Cheshunt.

Inspeximus and confirmation of (1) a charter dated at Waleton, 18 February, 30 Edward I., whereby Roger le Bygod, earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, granted, in fee simple, with warranty, to John de Uffeton, his yeoman, in consideration of his service, all the lands sometime of John de Glaunvill and Joan de Grymeleys his wife, of the inheritance of the said Joan in the towns of Saxmondham, Keleshale, Rendham and Sternefeld, with the woods, meadows, pastures, ways, paths, rents, and other appurtenances, together with the advowson of the church of Saxmondham; and grant to him of Richard le Man and Robert le Coilleur, the earl's bondmen, with their issues, born or to be born, their goods, and their lands which they held of the earl in villeinage in Saxmondham, Sternefeld, Freston, Keleshale, Snapes and Benhale. Witnesses: Sirs John le Bygod of Stocton, Nicholas de Falsham, Roger Sturmyn, knights; Richard de Moundevill, John de Buresierd, John de Leyston, John de Rysingg, William Phelippe, Robert Swan and others. By K. on the information of J. de Benstede.

March 20. Croydon. (Crauden.)

Letters for Grisius de Florencia, going beyond seas, nominating Gyottus Gwydi de Florencia his attorney for one year.

The like for the abbot of Fécamp, staying beyond seas, nominating Roger Guiffart and Ralph Brokaire for one year.

The like for Baruncinus Gualteri de Lucca and Burnettus his son, merchants of Lucca, staying in England, nominating Andrew Gerard de Florencia their attorneys in Ireland for two years.

Pardon to Elias Garlik of Hallingbury, at the instance of Aymer de Valencia, the king's nephew, for the death of Richard le Charetter of Fynchefeld. By p.s.

March 14. Cheshunt.

The like to Reginald le Tukere of Sprey, in Exeter gaol for the death of Robert le Isblowere, as it appears by the record of Roger de Suthcote and Andrew de Trelosk, justices appointed to deliver that gaol, that he killed him in self-defence. By K.

March 16. Ware.

Protection with clause volumus for one year, for Master Simon de Redeswell, going to Gascony on the king's service with Arnold Aykem. By testimony of the said Arnold.