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Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry III: Volume 3, 1232-1247. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1906.

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1234, membranes 19d, 18d

MEMBRANE 19d.

Nov. 4. Woodstock.

Commission to William de Insula, Peter de Ralegh and Ralph son of Reginald, appointing them justices to enquire touching the persons who have hunted (bersarerint), and coursed with dogs, or felled wood in the king's forest of the counties of Northampton round Rokyngham, Leicester and Rutland, on account of the liberties which the king by charter lately granted to the good men of the realm: and the king commands them to meet on Saturday the octaves of Martinmas at Aston, a manor of the abbot of Peterborough, to make that inquisition. He has also commanded each of the sheriffs to cause to come before them twelve knights of their counties and others, not in any way essoinable or charged touching the forest, to make the said inquisition. They are to certify the king without delay of the names of those whom they find to have forfeited in the forest, signifying expressly in what and in how much each of them has forfeited. [In the margin—] Littere directe inquisitoribus.

Nov. 4. Woodstock.

Commission appointing the said William as such justice, and sending him the above letters patent. [In the margin.] Littere directe singulis inquisitoribus.

The like to his fellows.

Nov. 4. Woodstock.

Order to the sheriff of Leicester to go in person to the said place with twelve knights and others to enquire before the said commissioners as above mentioned, and to have there the names of the said twelve. [In the margin.] Littere directe vicecomitibus.

The like to the sheriffs of Northampton and Rutland.

Nov. 11. Westminster.

To Ingram de Fethnes. The king thanks him for his diligence in the business he wots of, requesting him, as he has begun, to continue to labour to bring the same business to the desired end. If it be faithfully consummated, he and his friends shall have reason to be content.

MEMBRANE 18d.

Nov. 27. St. Albans.

Appointment of Jordan Oliveri, Robert de Blakeford, John de Reyny and William de Draycot as justices to deliver the gaol of Ivelcestre, on the octave of St. Nicholas, of Richard son of Simon, clerk; and mandate to the sheriff of Sumerset to bring him before them.