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[May 18. Westminster.]

Commission to Roger de Thurkilby with those whom he shall associate with himself for this to find by twelve, as well knights as other free men, of the vicinage of Humberfeld and Bungeye, not being men or tenants of W. bishop of Norwich or R. le Bigot, earl of Norfolk, in what place or in what places the bishop or his predecessors are wont to fish severally in the water between Humberfeld and Bungeye and in what place or in what places the earl and his ancestors are wont to fish severally and in what place or in what places the bishop and earl are wont to fish jointly. He to provide a day and place at which the jury can conveniently be taken in the presence of the bailiffs of both parties and signify the same to the sheriff that he may summon jurors, and neither party is to fish in the meanwhile.

To the barons of Rumenal. The king is sending to the sea coast R. bishop of Chichester, the chancellor, and B. de Crioyl, constable of Dover, to provide by the counsel of them and the other barons of the ports for the defence of the said coast; and he therefore commands them in no wise to omit to send twelve men of their town, on Monday after Ascension Day, to meet the chancellor and constable at Sypeweye, with the bailiffs of their town, there to make provision for such defence.

The like to the barons of the several Cinque Ports.