Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry III: Volume 3, 1232-1247. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1906.
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1244, membranes 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
1244. Jan. 1. Windsor.
Grant to Hugh de Vivona when opportunity offers of a marriage of the value of 200l. for the marrying of one of his daughters.
Jan. 2. Windsor.
Mandate to Drogo de Barentin, Philip de Kateret (sic) and William de Sautmareys the elder to take the assises of the islands of Gereseye, Gernereye and the other islands, which are accustomed to be taken once in three years, unless they have been taken at another time.
Jan. 4. Westminster.
Signification to Master Hugh de Mortuo Mari, official of the elect of Canterbury, of the appointment of Master Roger de Cantilupo and Master Erard de Fonte Bethonis, conjointly or severally, to prosecute the appeal of the defence which the king has interposed with respect to the said archbishop elect touching the king's appeal against W. de Ralegh, bishop, at the Apostolic See.
[Jan. 4.] Westminster.
Presentation of Richard Ruffus to the church of Ebleburn, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the bishopric of Winchester ; directed to the bishop of Salisbury.
Grant to Senchia wife of R. earl of Cornwall, the king's brother, that in case of his death, while she and his heirs by her survive, she shall have the custody of all the lands which the said earl has appointed to the use of the said heirs, during their minority; but in case of her death during such minority, the custody of the said lands shall revert to the king.
Confirmation of the dower wherewith the earl dowered the said Senchia at the door of the church of Westminster when he married her, to wit, of a third part of all his lands which he possesses or which he may possess, with the castle and manor of Berchamsted for the capital messuage of her dower.
Grant to R. earl of Cornwall, to whom the king is bound in 500l. yearly of land to be assigned in fee and inheritance, including the manors of Chatton and Risingberg, which he received by gift of the king in part of the said assignment as of the value of 100l., that the king will not confer any lands upon anyone or even provide for anyone in escheats, until he has fulfilled the said assignment.
Confirmation of a covenant between W. archbishop of York and Guy de Russilun touching the custody of the lands late of Peter de Malo Lacu, which the king had granted to the said Guy during the minority of the heirs for 500 marks a year, with an allowance to him in that sum of 200 marks a year in lieu of 200 marks which the king had previously granted to him at the Exchequer.
The archbishop by order of the king has paid the said Guy in hand 200 marks for the 28th year.
Jan. 8. Westminster.
The king has conferred upon John de Cauz the priory of St. Swithun's, Winchester, and has commanded the tenants to be intendant to him as their lord.
Grant to R. bishop of Chichester, the chancellor, that this time he may make his will of the corn now on the land of the bishopric, so that if he die, his will shall stand.
Grant for three years from Easter next to the men of Carlisle of murage under the same form as the men of Gloucester had in the 19th year.
Grant, during pleasure, to John de Vinea, dean of Capua, nephew of Master Peter de Vinea, of 20 marks a year at the exchequer of Easter.
The like to Master Walter de Ocra of 40 marks a year at the same exchequer.
Jan. 9. Westminster.
Pardon to Hugh de Chetevill for the death of Walter de Whytstan, as it appears by inquisition that he fell by misadventure upon a knife which the said Hugh held in his hand ; on condition however that he stand his trial before the king's justices when they go on eyre in the county of York if any of the relatives of the said Walter wish to proceed against him.
Notification that the king has constituted himself surety to Simon de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, and Eleanor his wife, the king's sister, on behalf of W. Marshal, earl of Pembroke, that the latter shall pay the former 400l. a year wherein he is bound to them for the dower of the said Eleanor out of the lands late of W. Marshal, sometime her husband, in Ireland ; so that if the earl Marshal fail in the payment of any term the king will pay it and recover against him.
Grant to R. bishop of Chichester, the chancellor, that he may make his will as well of the corn sown in the lands of the bishopric as of the corn in the granges and all other his moveables, so that in case of his death, his executors shall have free administration thereof.
Grant to Hugh de Vivona, to the use of his daughter, of the first marriage that falls to the king of a male to the value of 200l.
Notification that Gerard la Grue by order of the king has surrendered to Guy de Russilun the castle of Mulgreve and all the lands late of Peter de Malo Lacu which he had in his custody.
Jan. 10. Westminster.
Mandate to Master Robert de Ludelawe, whom the king appointed for the defence of his appeal against W. de Ralegh, bishop, to defend Master Robert Anketil, the king's special clerk and an adherent of the king.
Notification that the king has lent to his father R. Berenger, count and marquess of Provence and count of Forcalquier (Fullk'), 4,000 marks, whereof he will let him have 2,000 at the quinzaine of Easter next and 2,000 at the quinzaine of Michaelmas following, for which loan he has bound in the name of a pledge five castles which the king's assigns shall select, according to the form made between the king and the count's proctor. [Fœdera.]
Prohibition of a tournament about to be held at Bukeham on Wednesday or Thursday after Epiphany.
Mandate to W. archbishop of York, out of the 300 marks which he is bound to pay yearly at the Exchequer for Guy de Russilun for the custody of the lands late of Peter de Malo Lacu, which lands the said Guy by licence of the king let to him at farm during the minority of the heirs, to pay yearly as long as he has the said custody to Bernard de Ventadur, archdeacon of Limoges, 50l., and to Artald de Sancto Romano 40 marks, a fortnight after Holy Trinity, which the king had granted to them at the Exchequer.
And he has a writ close of Allocate directed to the barons of the Exchequer.
Bond to Simon de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, and countess Eleanor his wife, the king's sister, that on the first default of payment made by W. Marshal, earl of Pembroke, of 400l. a year, which were assigned to the said, Eleanor as her dower of lands late of William, earl of Pembroke, her late husband, in Ireland and South Wales, the king will cause to be assigned to them the countess's dower of all the lands of her said husband in Ireland.
Presentation of Aymo Pagani to the church of Ebleburn Bissopiston, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the bishopric of Winchester, with mandate to the bishop of Salisbury to admit him notwithstanding the king's presentation of Richard le Rus to the same church.
Mandate to the treasurer and chamberlains to deliver to Robert Passelewe the jewels of Amicia, sometime abbess of Shaftebury, which are under their custody in the treasury under the seal of the said Robert.
Mandate to the said Robert to deliver them to brother William, warden of the house of Tarent, to the use of that house.
Grant to Arnald Catellan of 5 marks a year at the exchequer of Easter until the king provide him with 30 or 20 marks of rent in an ecclesiastical benefice.
And he has a writ patent of liberate.
Bond to Clarius Hugelini, Hugh Magistri Pagani, Felin Wilhelmi and Ranuchius Barboti, merchants of Florence and Siena, in 50 marks payable at Midsummer next.
Jan. 16. Canterbury.
Protection for Master Alexander le Seculer so long as he be on the king's service beyond seas.
Grant to him, that when opportunity offers, the king will provide for him in a prebendal benetice or other ecclesiastical benefice, or in wards or escheats, such as should content him.
Grant to Reginald, son of Artald de Dorchia, seneschal of B. countess of Provence, of 10 marks at the exchequer of Easter, until the king provide for him in 40 marks of rent of ecclesiastical benefice.
And he has a writ patent of liberate.
Grant to Arnald, sometime chamberlain of W. bishop elect of Valence, that the king will provide for him in the first escheat of the value of 10l. a year that falls in, or in a marriage of like value if it fall in first.
Jan. 17. Dover.
Mandate to Nicholas de Molis, seneschal of Gascony, to assign to Peter, prior of the hospital of St. James, Bordeaux, and the brethren there, 50 acres of land by the common perch of England, in the forest which is near the city of Bordeaux, after having first received from them the charter which the king made to them of the said land; and, after having given them seisin thereof, he is to certify the king of the metes and bounds of the said assignment; and he is to permit them to have two asses daily to fetch firewood as they used to do before the king caused them to be disseised thereof.
Jan. 18. Dover.
Presentation of William de Sancta Maria to the church of Acton in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the bishopric of London; directed to the dean and chapter of St. Paul's, London.
Letters of credit for Masters Henry de Secusia and Alexander le Seculer, whom the king is sending to the court of Rome, to the amount of 1000 marks.
The like for another 1000 marks.
Also three pairs of like letters were made, each pair for 500 marks.
Jan. 20. Centerbury.
Mandate to M. countess of Warenne, out of the farm of the lands of W. earl of Warenne her late husband, to let Robert de Stopham have 10l. a year which the earl granted to him until he should provide him with land to that value for having brought to him the report of the birth of Edward the king's son; and the king will cause the said sum to be allowed to her.
And she has a writ patent of allocate.
Grant that the marriage arranged between John son and heir of Geoffrey le Despenser and John daughter and heir of Robert Lupus shall so far as in the king lies remain firm so that if the said Robert die before his daughter reach her full age, nothing can be exacted for the marriage of the said John or in the land of Caueneby which he gave to her in frank marriage.
Jan. 22. Rochester.
Request to the tenants of the abbot of Faveresham to make a competent aid to discharge his debts.
Jan. 24. Offord.
Grant to Guy de Russilun of the prebend in the church of Wells late of Master Nicholas de Evesham, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the bishopric of Bath ; directed to the dean and chapter of the Wells.
Grant to Edward the king's son, for the maintenance of him and his, of a moiety of all the lands which the king has ordered to be taken into his hands and which belonged to men of the fealty of the king of France, and those holding of him; to wit, such moiety as the persons whom the king will assign for this purpose shall select to the use of his said son.
Grant for life to Brito the king's yeoman, said to be stricken by leprosy, of 10 marks a year at the exchequer of Easter for his maintenance.
Jan. 27. Windsor.
Grant to Guy de Russilun, for whom the king is bound to provide in 400 marks of rent, that the king will provide for him in the first ecclesiastical benefices when they fall void, until he is fully satisfied of that sum ; and grant that the king will not ask anyone on behalf of any other clerk for any ecclesiastical benefice fit for this purpose, until he is fully provided. To receive those rents the king has appointed John son of Geoffrey, John Maunsel, Robert Passelewe and Paulinus Peyvre, or one of them, as the king has sent the said Guy on an embassage. And so soon as he is satisfied of the said 400 marks of rent whether by the king or by others at the king's request, the king shall be quit of 200 marks which he granted to him yearly at the Exchequer, and afterwards out of the issues of the lands late of Peter de Malo Lacu, until he should be fully provided for as above.
Feb. 4. Reading.
To R. Beringer, count and marquis of Provence and count of Forcalquier. The king is sending to his presence Guy de Russilun, his kinsman, and Nicholas de Bolevill, knight, as his proctors to receive the five castles which he is to deliver to the king according to the covenant made between the king and the bishop of Rodez (Rethensem), the count's proctor.
Mandate to the said Guy and Nicholas, after receiving the said castles, to hand them over to the custody of G. archbishop of Embrun and Master H. de Secusia, taking from these their oath that they will keep them to the use of the king and queen, on condition that if either die, the custody shall be given to others on like terms.
And the king requests the archbishop to take the said custody upon himself.
Grant to the abbot and monks of St. Cross, Bordeaux, that they may extend the liberty (salvitatem) of St. Mary, Makau, as the king commanded at another time to Hubert Huese, when he was seneschal of Gascony; and it is commanded to Nicholas de Molis, seneschal of Gascony, to permit such extension to be made.
Pardon to Master Robert de Stokes of his outlawry in the county of Devon, for an appeal which Roger Smith (Faber) brought against him for breach of the peace; on condition that he stand his trial if the said Roger will prosecute the said appeal.
Mandate to the sheriff of Devon to let him be in peace.
Licence for R. earl of Cornwall, the king's brother, to make his will, so that the king or his bailiffs shall not lay their hands on the goods whereof he has made his will or intermeddle therein in any way, but the executors of his will shall ordain and dispose thereof without impediment.
Feb. 5. Reading.
The dean and chapter of Ossory (Osiriensis) have licence to elect by Masters John Long and Randolf de Baligaveran.
Mandate to G. de Langeley, keeper of the honor of Arundel, to cause all the demesne lands of the said honor to be sown at champart to the king's best profit, except those lands for the sowing whereof the king ordered barley and oats to the value of 10 marks to be bought.
Feb. 6. Reading.
Prohibition of a tournament to be held at Striguil on Tuesday or Wednesday before Ash Wednesday.
Feb. 8. Reading.
Grant for life to Peter, abbot of St. Cross, Bordeaux, of 40 pounds of Bordeaux yearly at Michaelmas out of the custom of Bordeaux, and mandate to N. de Molis, seneschal of Gascony.
And he has letters directed Omnibus.
Bond to R. earl of Cornwall, the king's brother, in 1000 marks payable out of the first money out of the exchequer of Easter next, which sum he lent to the wardrobe.
The like to Oliver de Chaleis in 50l. at Easter next, for all the arrears of the king's debts to him.
Feb. 8. Reading.
Notification that if the said Oliver can show that the king is bound to him in 67l. as he says, the king will pay him.
Protection without term for the almoner of Holy Trinity, Canterbury.
Feb. 9. Wallingford.
Grant to Godfrey de Craucumb and Joan his wife that they may have the same liberties and free customs in the manor of Haselingefeld, co. Cambridge, and the manor of Cristeshal, co. Essex, which they hold in dower of the said Joan for their lives, as the king granted by charter to the said Godfrey in his lands which he holds in fee.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Bernard de Sabaudia and Simon Passelewe to the custody of the bishopric of Chichester, with mandate to the tenants to be intendant to them.
Mandate to the sheriff of Sussex to deliver the bishopric to them.
Feb. 12. Woodstock.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Stephen de Sabaudia to the custody of the forest of Kenefare, with mandate to foresters of fee and others of that forest to be intendant to him.
Feb. 13. Woodstock.
The like of S. earl of Leicester to the custody of the castle of Kenilleworth, with like mandate to the tenants of the castellany.
And G. de Segrave, who had the custody of the said castle, has letters patent testifying that he surrendered the castle to the king at Wudestok on Saturday before Ash Wednesday.
Feb. 14. Woodstock.
Notification to the keepers of the bishopric of London that the king has set over them Philip Basset to keep the said bishopric and they are to be intendant to him in all that pertains to the bishopric, retaining to the king's use those things in the bishopric which are known to belong to the king, which the king wishes to have preserved by them.
Presentation of Herbert de Assewell to the church of Hatlegh, directed to F. bishop elect of London.
Feb. 16. Woodstock.
Grant to Halingrat the Balister of 20 marks a year at the Exchequer to maintain him in the king's service until the king provide for him in wards or escheats or other lands to that value or more. Grant also that as soon as the king can provide him with a house in the city of London, an escheat of the houses of Jews or others, he will assign such house to him for the lodging of him, his wife and household.
Protestation that, whereas the king, by reason of his custody of the land and heir of J. sometime earl of Lincoln claimed to have right in the custody and marriage of the heir of John le Myre who held of the said heir by knight service, and Ralph de Salceto in like manner claimed to have right therein, on the ground that he held of him by knight service, asserting that the heirs of the said John were first enfeoffed by him,—no right shall accrue by the king's said claim to the earl's heirs, who was then in the king's custody, nor any loss of right to the said Ralph, when the said heir comes of age.
Grant to Halingrat the Balister that if any Jew let him a house at farm or hand it to him in pledge for a sum of money or in any other way, the king will ratify such covenant.
Feb. 17. Woodstock
Grant to Maud, late the wife of John le Mire, of the custody of the land late of her husband in Linham, and belonging to the king by reason of his custody of the land and heir of J. sometime earl of Lincoln ; to hold during the minority of the heir; by a fine of 60 marks.
The dean and chapter of Chichester have licence to elect by John, archdeacon of Chichester, and Walter de Gloucestre, canons of that church.
Grant to John de Frethorn of the custody and marriage of the heirs of John le Myre, in the king's gift by reason of the land which the said John held of the heir of J. de Lacy sometime earl of Lincoln, who is in the king's ward.
Feb. 18. Woodstock.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Henry de Bathonia to the custody of the castle of Tykehull to the use of Edward the king's son; with mandate to the tenants to be intendant to him.
Mandate to A. countess of Eu to deliver it to him with the lands belonging thereto, and with the ploughs and stock of the said lands, and with the corn of the said lands necessary for the maintenance of the households and ploughs until the new grain, and for the sowing of the said lands.
Feb. 20. Woodstock.
Appointment of Master Adam de Avinechirch, Hugh Pipard and Philip Poher, canons of St. Mary, Stafford, the king's free chapel, as the king's proctors to defend the said chapel, as it has come to the king's ears that some persons are endeavouring to disturb the liberties thereof.
Protection without term for the dean of the said chapel.
Feb. 23. Woodstock.
Protection, for three years from Easter next for Tankard de Drehull, merchant of Bristol, directed to the justiciary of Ireland.
Feb. 25. Marlborough.
Presentation of Guy de Russilun to the church of Meresye in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the lands and heir of J. earl of Lincoln; directed to Master John le Romein, archdeacon of Richmond.
The like to the same of the church of Rybecestre in the king's gift for the same reason ; directed to the said archdeacon.
March 2. Marlborough
The prior and convent of Cerne have licence to elect by Richard the subprior, Philip the cellarer and Nicholas the hostler of that house.
Presentation of Walter de Chyryol to the church of Winterburn Stikelane, in the king's gift by reason of the said manor being in his hands by the voidance of the bishopric of Coutances: directed to the bishop of Salisbury. By Robert Passelewe.
March 3. Ludgershall
Grant to Bernard de Sabaudia of the custody of the land and heirs of William de Munceaus during the minority of the heirs, with the marriage of the heirs. By the said Robert.
Collation to Guy de Russilun of the prebend late of R. sometime archdeacon of Lewes in the church of Chichester, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the see of Chichester, with mandate to the dean and chapter to assign him a stall by Aymo Pagani, his proctor.
March 3. Clarendon.
Presentation of Philip Russel to the church of Hyniton, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the bishopric of Winchester : directed to the bishop of Salisbury.
March 5. Clarendon.
Pardon to Maud, daughter of Walter le Stoch of her abjuration of the realm for the arson of a house, on condition that she stand her trial if any will proceed against her.
Grant to Robert Passelewe of the archdeaconry of Lewes, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the see of Chichester ; directed to the dean and chapter of Chichester.
March 6. Clarendon.
Protection without term for the abbot of Netley, his abbey and convent.
March 8. Clarendon.
Mandate to the treasurer &c. to pay to Amaury Pecche, king's yeoman, 10l. a year granted to him until the king provide him land of wards or escheats to that value.
March 9. Clarendon.
Presentation of Robert de Sancto Martino to the church of St. Peter de la Mazakerie within the city of Winchester, in the king's gift by reason of the bishopric of Winchester being in the king's hands; directed to the archdeacon of Winchester.
Grant to William de Burgo of the prebend in the church of Ossory, late of W. bishop of Ossory, of the voidance whereof the king was informed by L. archbishop of Dublin, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the see; with mandate in pursuance to the dean and chapter of Ossory.
March 10. Clarendon.
Licence for Engelard de Cygony to make his will of his moveables and his corn, as well in his barns as sown in his land.
March 15. Ludgershall.
Mandate to J. Lestrange, justice of Chester, to deliver the castle of Ludelawe to Peter de Geneva, as it ought to fall to him in the purparty of Maud de Lacy, his wife, one of the heirs of Walter de Lacy.
March 16. Reading.
Mandate to Philip Basset, Ralph de Ayrel and Robert de Harengee, keepers of the bishropric of London, to give seisin thereof to Fulk Basset to whose election thereto the king has given his assent: with all the stock which R. the late bishop held, as it is customary to do, retaining to the king's use the ploughs, corn and other things belonging to him.
Writ de intendendo to the tenants.
The king has committed to Adam Cok that carucate of land in Fithelton which the king once committed to Baldwin de Ver; to hold for his life for his maintenance.
March 19. Windsor.
Notification to brother John, treasurer of the hospital of Clerekenewell, of the receipt on Friday the day of St. Edward the Martyr by the hands of Edward son of Odo of 500 marks, a prest which R. earl of Cornwall, the king's brother, has made him.
March 20. Windsor.
Royal assent to the election of Richard de Suwell, monk of Christchurch, Canterbury, as abbot of Cerne, with mandate to R. bishop of Salisbury to do his part herein.
March 18. Windsor.
Grant to Robert Passelewe of the houses late of the archdeacon of Lewes in Chichester, with mandate to the dean and chapter of Chichester to put him in corporal possession.
March 23. Windsor.
Letters of credit for Nicholas de Molis, seneschal of Gascony, for 500 marks for the defence of that land.
Mandate to him not to contract the said loan for any other cause.
He has three pairs of like letters.
The like for the same for 500 marks for fortifying the castle of La Réole, and other castles in the march of Gascony.
Afterwards he had two pairs of like letters for the defence of Gascony.
March 24. Kempton.
Royal assent to the election of Richard de Siwell, monk of Christ Church, Canterbury, as abbot of Cerne, and mandate to the tenants to be attendant to him.
Mandate to John Belejaumbe to let him have seisin thereof.
Grant during pleasure to Hugh Giffard of the land late of Walter de Lake in Ixning for his maintenance in the king's service.
Mandate to the sheriff of Suffolk to give him seisin.
March 29. Westminster.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Bernard de Sabaudia to the custody of the castle and honor of Tykehull to the use of Edward the king's son, with mandate to the tenants of the honor to be intendant to him.
Mandate to the sheriff of York to give him seisin thereof.
Protection without term for Thomas, archdeacon of Llandaff.
April 2. Westminster.
Mandate to Henry de Hastinges to deliver to the bearer the son and heir of William de Munceaus whose custody and marriage belong to the king by reason of the lands late of the countess of Eu being in his hands.
Prohibition to all merchants, on pain of their bodies and goods, not to take tin from the king's land of Devon or Richard earl of Cornwall's land of Cornwall without licence of the bailiffs of the stannary of Devon, or of the earl's bailiffs of Cornwall, or without being stamped with the king's stamp of Devon or the earl's stamp of Cornwall.
Mandate in pursuance to all bailiffs.
April 5. Westminster.
Protection for Payn de la Mare, gone to Gascony on a message of the king so long as he stays there.
April 6. Westminster.
Protection for Maud de Brausa, late the wife of Res son of Res, until her children come of age.
Grant to John Maunsel, chancellor of St. Paul's, London, of the prebend which Master Walter de Prestecot had in the church of Chichester, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of that see.
Notification to the mayor and jurats of the commune of Bayonne, that the king, for the 1000 pounds of Bordeaux which he granted to them in aid of the walling of their town, will pay their messenger 300 marks sterling at the exchequer of Michaelmas next.
[Cancelled.] Because otherwise below.
April 13. Windsor.
Release to the citizens of Bayonne, for their faithful service, of 500 marks which they have promised to the king and whereof they have paid 5000 shillings of Morlaas worth 180 marks, of the whole residue, to wit, 320 marks, in aid of the walling of their city. And mandate to Nicholas de Molis and Henry de Wingeham to acquit them thereof, on condition that provision be made that the same is applied to the walling of the town.
April 15. Windsor.
Grant to the mayor and jurats of the commune of Bayonne of 300 marks in aid of the walling of their town, which the king will pay at the exchequer of Michaelmas.
Grant, during pleasure, to William de Cheenay of 20 marks a year at the Exchequer.
Safe-conduct until Whitsunday for Hugh de Sixilleby, leading rams and sheep, bought by him to the use of William de Burgo, to Peychirch.
April 18. Windsor.
Grant to Guy de Russillun of the deanery of St. Martin's, London, and mandate to the chapter of the church to induct him.
April 19. Windsor.
Royal assent to the election of Robert Passelewe to the bishopric of Chichester, with mandate to B. elect of Canterbury to do his part herein.
Quit-claim to him from all reckonings and exactions for the time that he was in the king's service, and discharge of him from the bonds of court.
Discharge of the executors of the will of P. sometime bishop of Winchester, from all manner of debts, reckonings and demands which could be exacted from them for the whole time of the bishop, as they have made full satisfaction for the same by 100l. to be delivered by the hands of the abbot of Beaulieu and Peter de Ryvallis to the fabric of the church of Netley.
Mandate to the barons of the Exchequer to cause this to be enrolled.
Mandate to the sheriff of Oxford to let them have peace touching the demand which he makes from the men of the manor of Ebrebiry, which was the demesne of the said bishop.
April 20. Windsor.
Grant to Lady Gwillelma of the queen's chamber of the custody of the lands late of John son of Philip and of the marriage of John son and heir of the said John, to the use of Isabel daughter of the said Gwillelma.
Mandate to J. Lestrange, justice of Chester, to let the bearer have the said John the son and heir.
Mandate to all bailiffs to arrest all strangers passing through their bailiwicks whom Robert de Argul', the bearer, shall name to them or let them know of, and not to permit any stranger from foreign parts to go to Scotland, until further order.
April 23. Westminster.
Grant to Peter Chaceporc of the prebend late of Master Humphrey, sometime archdeacon of Dorset, in the church of Chichester, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the see, with mandate to the dean and chapter to assign to him a stall in the choir and a place in the chapter by Thomas de Wintonia, clerk.
April 26. Westminster.
Commission to Geoffrey de Langelegh, William le Bretun and Laurence de Sancto Albano to enquire touching the persons who killed the men of Geoffrey le Despenser of Swalefeld, and touching other evil doers of the same province.
Mandate to all bailiffs to be intendant to him.
April 28. Westminster.
Prohibition of a tournament about to be held at Landwaz by York on Thursday after SS. Philip and James.
The abbot of St. Mary's, York, and W. de Kirkcham are sent to prohibit it.
Mandate to the sheriff of York to go there in his own person and enquire of the names of those meeting there to tourney, or of those whose inns are taken there for tourneying; so that he may certify the king of such names.
April 30. Westminster.
Notification that Griffin, son of Llewelin sometime prince of North Wales, the king's prisoner, in trying to escape fell from the Tower of London, so that his neck was broken, at the time when W. archbishop of York had the custody of the said Tower, and the king neither does nor can impute this to the archbishop or to any of his men; nor the escape of certain Welsh at the same time from that prison ; but this misadventure happened solely by the negligence and default of the king's serjeants who were deputed to the custody of the said Griffin ; and the king has made this protestation lest at any time the archbishop or any of his men should be molested by reason of it. [Fœdera.]
Appointment of Nicholas Spigurnel to the custody of all the lands and heirs of Nicholas son of Bernard, to hold to him or his assign during the minority of the heirs, with the marriage of the heirs.
Licence for matrimony to be contracted between one of the sons of William Lungespee and Maud, daughter and heir of Walter de Clifford.
May 2. Westminster.
Notification that Robert de Saunford, master of the Knights Templars in England, out of the 2000 marks which the king caused to be delivered to him for secret affairs, has delivered to William de Molis, knight of Nicholas de Molis, seneschal of Gascony, 300 marks to the use of the said Nicholas, in part payment of the 1000 marks granted to him yearly for the custody of Gascony.
And he has a writ of liberate for 300 marks in lieu of the said 300 marks to be received at the Exchequer and deposited there.
Grant to Hamo son of Philip of the marriage of Olive daughter of Ralph de Fetherestan to his own use.
May 4. Westminster.
Notification that John Maunsel has delivered by order of the king to Gwischard de Frenz 62l. 8s. 2½d. which he had in his custody with a sack (saculo) of the merchants of Piacenza who were arrested at Dover by order of the king.
Licence for the abbot and convent of St. Jean d'Angély to lease their manors of Modingeham [and] Wlewich to whomsoever they please of the king's allegiance for five years from Midsummer next.
May 6. Windsor.
Grant, during pleasure, to William de Cheenay of the land late of William Pinel in Gereseye, to maintain him on the king's service.
Mandate to Drogo de Barentin, warden of the Islands, to give him seisin thereof.
May 10. Reading.
Grant to the chancellor and the university of students of Oxford that in causes of clerks arising from loans given or received, taxations or hirings of houses, hiring, buying or lending of horses or cloths or victuals, or other contracts of moveables in the municipality or suburb of Oxford, the king's prohibition shall not run, but such causes shall be brought before the chancellor of the University notwithstanding such prohibition.
Royal assent to the preferment of Master Roger of Salisbury (Sar'), sometime precentor of Salisbury, to be bishop of Bath ; at the instance of the pope and saving the right of the king and the church of Wells; and mandate to the tenants to be intendant to him.
Mandate to the keeper of the bishopric to give him seisin thereof; pertaining to the king's use the corn and other things belonging to the king.
May 14. Reading.
Grant to William Burdun, chaplain, of the custody of the lepers' hospital without Cycestre to celebrate divine service therein as Thomas the chaplain, who is dead, used to have it; with mandate to the dean and chapter to admit him.
Grant to F. bishop elect of London of the lands and heir of Richard le Magle and of the marriage of the said heir, which belonged to the king because the said Richard died during the voidance of the bishopric of London, of which bishopric the said Richard held his lands.
Mandate to the sheriff of Essex to give him seisin of all the lands late of the said Richard of the fee of the said bishop.
May 14. Reading.
Grant during pleasure to John Maunsel of the manor of Wepeham, which is the king's escheat of the lands of Normans; rendering at the Exchequer 10l. a year, its extent.
Mandate to the keeper of the honor of Arundel to give him seisin thereof.
May 15. Windsor.
Safe-conduct until St. Peter's Chains for William de Doway and his fellows, merchants of Flanders, going with merchandise to Newcastle on Tyne, on condition that they do not go to Scotland.
May 17. Windsor.
Bond to Oliver de Chaleis and Agnes his wife to pay them at Michaelmas next all that the king ought to have paid them at Easter last.
Mandate to Bernard de Sabaudia and Hugh Giffard to deliver Isabel daughter of William de Aubynny, who is in the king's custody, to Robert son of William de Ros, her husband, and let him take her where he will.
May 16. Windsor.
Promise to all merchants from whom B. elect of Canterbury shall contract a loan, that in case of his death the king will cause nothing to be taken from the issues of the archbishopric by reason of the voidance of the see, but allow the issues to be collected to the use of such merchants until such loan is fully paid.
Pardon to Thomas Coleman for the death of Peter son of Goda, as it appears by inquisition that the said Thomas was of the age of 12, and shot him with an arrow at a target as he was running across, by misadventure; on condition that when he is of full age he shall stand his trial if any one will proceed against him.
Mandate to the sheriff of York to deliver him from the king's prison where he is detained.
Mandate to M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, to give seisin to Emelina countess of Ulster of all the lands affecting her by inheritance whereof Walter de Rydeleford, her father, whose heir she is, died seised as of fee. He shall also let her have her dower of all the lands late of H. earl of Ulster her husband in Ireland, except the earldom of Ulster which he is to keep whole in the king's hand. Also if the countess should have to plead for any land or tenement belonging to her in Ireland, let justice be given to her from fortnight to fortnight to fortnight until the plea is terminated.
May 23. Westminster.
Notification that at the great instance of R. bishop of Lincoln, the king has given to him Adam de Marisco, a prisoner in the prison of York for a robbery committed against merchants from beyond seas at Staunford and Graham, on condition that immediately upon his delivery from prison he enter some habit of religion and forthwith depart the realm.
Mandate to the sheriff of York to deliver him to the bishop or his messenger.
Acquittance to William de Cantilupo, to whom the king committed the island of Lunday and which he has surrendered to the king at his mandate, from the custody of the said island.
May 25. Westminster.
Request to the chancellor of Amiens, judge delegated by the pope, not to fatigue William de Haverhull, the treasurer, unum non solum de magnatibus sed de majoribus regni, possessor of the church of Stotesdon, who has been cited by Master Stephen Hamball by letters surreptitiously obtained from the Apostolic See to appear without the realm contrary to the privilege granted to the king by the Apostolic See, the king having appointed Master Robert de Shardelawe, king's clerk, as his proctor in this matter, with power to appeal, if necessary.
Restitution to Roger de Monte Alto, steward of Chester, of the manor of Mold, on condition of his appearing upon reasonable summons in the king's presence, David son of Llewelin being called on the other side, and if the king or David or anyone for the king cannot show that his father or grandfather quitclaimed to Llewelin father of the said David, to his grandfather or the said David their right in the said (sic) castle of Mold, then the said Roger shall possess the said castle for ever. If the contrary is shown, then the said Roger shall bind him and his heirs by letters patent to surrender the said castle at the king's mandate, to the king or his heirs, unless in the interval the castle be lost by war or other occupation. The said Roger having made the king letters patent accepting these conditions, his other letters for surrendering the castle at the king's will are to be without force. [See m. 5d.]
Bond to R. earl of Cornwall, the king's brother, to pay him at Michaelmas next, out of the first moneys of the Exchequer, 500 marks of the 1000 marks which he lent the king, and which the king should have paid last Easter, but the earl respited the same.
Mandate to J. Lestrange, justice of Chester, to deliver the castles of Blauncmuster, Clun and Shrewardin to John son of Alan.
The like to Geoffrey de Langele touching the castle of Arundel.
May 28. Westminster.
Licence for John Maunsel to receive the lands late of H. earl of Arundel in the manor of Bilsinton from the heirs of the earl, whether by gift or by sale.
Mandate to the barons of the Exchequer to respite until a fortnight after Michaelmas to Robert de Gysnes the demand of 44l. 40d. for divers scutages.
[Cancelled.] Because on the Fine Roll.
June 3. Westminster.
Mandate to G. de Turvill, archdeacon of Dublin, treasurer of Ireland, out of the treasure which he last brought with him to England, to deliver to J. Lestrange, justice of Chester, 600 marks for the king's affairs.
Mandate to the said John to let II. earl of Essex and Hereford and John de Munemuth have 300 marks thereof for the war in their parts, and to keep the rest by himself for the war in those parts.
June 5. Westminster.
Release to Master William de Christi Ecclesia of the king's anger and indignation against him.
The prior and convent of Bardenay have licence to elect by Gilbert de Paunton and Simon de Hynemaneby, on the resignation of Walter their abbot.
Safe-conduct until Michaelmas for John de Griget.
Protection until Michaelmas, 29 Henry III, for Robert de Turbervill, gone to Ireland on the king's affairs.
June 8. St. Alban's.
Grant to the barons of Winchelesse, for the making of a quay for the defence and improvement of their town, that they may take 2s. on every ship coming within their port and carrying 80 tuns of wine and over, for one year from Midsummer next.
Appointment of John le Fraunceis and Reginald de Bungeye to expedite the king's affairs touching the inquisitions of the forests, by the counsel of W. de Eboraco, provost of Beverley, according to the form which he lately touched upon before the king at London, reserving doubtful points to come before the king at London three weeks after Michaelmas.
Mandate to G. de Segrave, justice of the forest, and his fellows, appointed to make the said inquisition, to cause all the inquisitions which they have made, or shall make, to come before the said Thomas and Reyner (sic)to be heard.
In like manner is written to Thomas de Newerk, Richard de Clifford and Philip de Couele.
June 10. St. Alban's.
Exemption for life of James de Cravill from being put on juries, assizes or recognitions.
Mandate to J. Lestrange, justice of Chester, to deliver John de Mariscis and Richard de Mariscis, in the prison of Chester, to M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, to do the king's orders with them.
Grant, during pleasure, to Gerard de Blavia of 100l. a year at the exchequer of Michaelmas.
Bond to Robert de Rauncun to pay him 40l. at the Exchequer of Michaelmas next, residue of his yearly fee of 100l.
June 11. St. Alban's.
Grant to Richard de Dovor, king's kinsman, of the custody during the minority of the heirs, of the lands late of Geoffrey de Costentyn, in Ireland, for his maintenance in the king's service, to wit, both the lands which he held in chief and those which he held of Walter de Lacy.
Mandate to M. son of Gerold to give him seisin thereof.
Grant to the earls, barons, good men and commonalty of the land of Ireland that the service which the king exacts from them at present, to wit, to come to the king to maintain the expedition of the army, if it should happen to be without Ireland, shall not hereafter prejudice them as a precedent.
The like as to the service which the magnates and others of Ireland did in coming with horses and arms with the king in his expedition into Scotland against the king of Scots of their own free will.
Grant that the king will pay and allow all the expenses which the said justiciary shall by view and testimony of good men make for the present expedition of the army.
Mandate to the treasurer and barons of the Exchequer, Dublin, to allow the goodmen of Dublin, Drocheda, Waterford and Cork in their farm, both now and hereafter, whatever they lay out in the army, and to pay out of the treasury of Ireland whatever through Ireland is taken by view and testimony of lawful men for the maintenance of the army.
June 12. St. Alban's.
Grant to Fulk de Castello Novo of the custody of the lands and heir of Robert de Marisco and Walter de Rideleford, saving the king's right touching the land of Kery which the king claims as his escheat, with the marriage of the heirs to his use.
Mandate to the justiciary to let him have the custody of the said lands with the heir.
Mandate to G. de Turvill, treasurer of Ireland, to deliver the 1900 marks remaining with him of the treasure of Ireland to John Grimbaud and Henry le Bretun ; to take where the king has ordered.
Safe-conduct, until St. Peter's Chains, for D. son of L. sometime prince of North Wales, coming to Painscastle (Castrum Matillidis) to meet the king's envoys a fortnight after Midsummer, to treat of the amends of trespasses.
Mandate to G. bishop elect of Ossory, treasurer of Ireland, the master of the Knights Templars in Ireland, and Walter de Godarvill, to assign to M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, who has at the king's petition surrendered to the king the custody of the land and heir of Robert de Mariscis and Walter de Rideliford during the minority of the heir with the marriage, to the use of Fulk de Castro Novo, king's kinsman, land in Ireland to the value of 88l. 8s. a year, the extent of the aforesaid custody, to hold during the minority of the said heir.
The dean and chapter of Elphin have licence to elect a bishop by Master Thomas de Kunnocth.
Mandate to the treasurer and chamberlains of Dublin to cause, by view of the keepers formerly appointed for the work of the hall in the castle of Dublin, the said hall to be made as the king ordered it, and to find four lights each of 1lb. of wax, to burn constantly before the rood in the church of Holy Trinity, Dublin, and to let the anchorite dwelling at the church of St. Mary les Dames (de Dam) have 1½d. a day for his maintenance out of the king's appointed alms, as other anchorites used to have, and 10s. yearly to clothe himself.
Mandate to M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, and G. de Turvill, treasurer of Ireland, to deliver the king's two galleys which are at Drogheda, the two at Waterford and the one at Dungarvan to sailors of the said towns, to do their best with, rendering a farm at the Exchequer of Dublin; after first receiving from the said sailors security that they will well keep the said galleys with the armaments therein, and that they will answer faithfully for the farm.
June 16. Barnwell.
Absolution and quit-claim of G. de Turvill, treasurer of Ireland, from all receipts and payments made by him of the treasury of Ireland from St. Luke the Evangelist 18 Henry III, to the eve of St. Philip and James, 28 Henry III, of which receipts and disbursements L. archbishop of Dublin, M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, and Roger le Waleys, master of the Knight Templars, Ireland, have made view by order of the king as is contained in a chirograph, at the end of which view, to wit, on the eve of the said apostles, there remained in the treasury 155l. 8s. 5½d.
June 16. Chippenham.
Presentation of William brother of Laurence de Sancto Martino to the church of Culard, void by the confirmation of G. treasurer of Ireland as bishop of Ossory; directed to the bishop of Connor.
June 17. Chippenham.
Grant to G. de Turvill, treasurer of Ireland, of the custody of the lands late of Nicholas Labank by Dublin, to hold during the minority of their heir, paying its extent to the Exchequer of Dublin.
June 19. St. Edmunds.
Protection for Matthew de la Mare, gone with Stephen Lungespee on the king's service in Ireland.
Mandate to the abbot of St. Benet's, Hulme, and the prior of Teford, keepers of the bishopric of Norwich, to deliver out of the issues of that bishopric to the wardrobe to Peter Chaceporc, keeper of the wardrobe, 100l.
June 21. St. Edmunds.
Release, at the instance of Nicholas, hermit of Westminster, to Gilbert de Hoton of his outlawry for rape (pro oppressione cujusdam mulieris), on condition that he stand his trial if any will proceed against him.
Licence for Philip Basset to assart and bring into cultivation 10 acres of wood in Westwode without the great park of Aungre and to enclose them with a hedge and ditch, and that he hold them quit of regard and view of foresters and verderers.
June 24. Ely.
Appointment, during pleasure, of John de Plessetis to the custody of the Tower of London, with mandate to Peter de Vallibus to deliver it to him.
Mandate to Halingrat the Balister to let Reimotto de Luk (in the margin Reimundo) have 18 marks to buy a horse to his use; and the king will answer for that sum to him at Michaelmas.
Confirmation of a grant which Alice countess of Eu made to Robert de Lexinton of the custody of the whole land late of William de Chaurces in Maraham, and of the custody of the manor of Kymberwurth, which is of the fee of Tykehull, and which the countess had in her custody by reason of the heirs of John de Veteri Ponte.
June 26. Ely.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Ralph de Bereford to the custody of the counties of Cambridge and Huntingdon, and mandate to all of the county to be intendant to him as sheriff.
Grant to Peter de Geneve and Maud his wife of all the issues as well in rents as other things of the lands late of Walter de Lacy in Myde falling to the said Maud by hereditary right, from the Purification until the receipt of his letters; with mandate to M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, G. de Turvill, treasurer of Ireland, and Walter de Godarvill, steward of Meath, to let them have the same and if they have taken any to restore them.
June 28. Willingham.
Royal assent to the election of William de Hatton as abbot of Bardenay, with mandate to R. bishop of Lincoln to do his part herein.
Protection without term for the lepers of the hospital of St. Giles, Staunford.
June 28. Huntingdon.
The like for the lepers of the hospital without Huntingdon.
Extension for one year more to the good men of Bristol of the murage granted to them for three years from Midsummer, 25 Henry III.
June 29. Geddington.
Protection for John de Bernirs, who is on the king's service in Wales, so long as he is there, and exemption of him from suits of counties and hundreds and all pleas, except pleas de dote unde nichil habet, assizes of novel disseisin and darrein presentment.
The like for William de Bures.
June 30. Geddington.
The letters patent of presentation to the chapel of St. Michael, Coventry, which Ralph de Leycestre had in the 22nd year, are renewed at this date.
July 1. Geddington.
Exemption of Griffin son of Maddog of Brumfeld, so long as he holds the lands which he has in the counties of Dereby, Stafford and Salop of the dower and free marriage of his wife, from suits of hundreds and counties; with mandate in pursuance to the justice of Chester and the sheriffs of the said counties.
Protestation that it never was the king's intention to introduce new laws and customs in the lands of Griffin son of Maddok and his men, or to make innovations (innovare) upon the laws and customs which they have used heretofore, but rather the king has the will to preserve all their liberties to them, and to protect and maintain them in the laws and customs which they have and used to have in the times of the king's predecessors, and that the said Griffin hold of the king all his lands which Maddok son of Griffin, his father, justly possessed, as freely and quietly as the said Maddok in the times of the said kings when he was in their fealty, and that the said Griffin and his men hold their lands in the same laws, liberties and customs as they used to hold them in those times.
July 3. Geddington.
Exemption for life of Henry de Nuuchaump from suits of counties and hundreds, and from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions.
July 5. King's Cliffe.
The like for life of Ralph de Sancto Sampsone from assizes, juries, recognitions, view of land, summonses, suits of counties and hundreds, sheriffs' aids and all things belonging to sheriffs, suits of swainmoots and pleas of the forest before the justices of the forest, and from all things pertaining to foresters, from all plaints, exactions and secular services unless he have special summons by the king's writ to come with his body to the king's service ; and upon grievous forfeiture to the king no justice, sheriff, forester or other bailiff of the king is to presume to vex or disturb him contrary to this prohibition.
July 6. King's Cliffe.
Grant to Edward son of Odo that out of the aqueduct which the king caused to come to his great hall of Westminster he may have a pipe into his court of Westminster of the size of a goose quill.
Notification that the king will cause allowance to be made to Maurice son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, of all the disbursements and expenses which he can show that he has laid out in leading knights, serjeants and foot whither the king shall command to grieve his enemies.
July 6. King's Cliffe.
To Nicholas de Molis, seneschal of Gascony. The king has granted to Bernard de Lipposse that he may stay and be received in certain places formerly assigned to him and that he may sue and obtain from his debtors all his debts without the city of Bayonne, and that he may receive the vineyard and copse (virgultum) which he had in the bishopric of Dax, if it can be done without the indignation of the commonalty of Bayonne and the king's loss. The king has also granted to Mary his wife a moiety of all the goods that belonged to him, for her maintenance. The king therefore commands the seneschal to see that this is done, and to cause the said Mary to receive her moiety, and to be diligent in urging the commonalty of Bayonne to suffer the said Bernard to have the copse and vineyard and to do him justice in his plaints.
July 9. Croxton.
Royal assent to the election of Master Walter de Sutfeld as bishop of Norwich ; with mandate to B. elect of Canterbury to do his part herein.
Grant to Robert Waleram of 20 marks a year at the Exchequer for his maintenance in the king's service, until the king provide him with land to the value of 10l. a year or to the value of 20 marks in wards and escheats.
Mandate to J. de Munemuth to deliver the hostages of Mereduk son of Res in his custody to Richard de Clare, to whom the king has committed them during pleasure, to answer for at will by all that he holds of the king.
July 10. Nottingham.
Writ of liberate for Richard de Grey for 30l. a year of his yearly fee of 30l. receivable at the Exchequer.
The chapter of Llandaff have licence to elect a bishop by Th. their archdeacon, Maurice the precentor and Nicholas de Ledebiry, canons, on the resignation of Master William de Christi Ecclesia.
July 13. Nottingham.
Mandate to G. bishop elect of Ossory, treasurer of Ireland, to deliver the whole of the money in the treasury or received there until further order, or if necessary from loans, to M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, wherewith to do the king's commands in leading the army to Scotland.
Grant to Hugh Giffard of the custody of the land and heir of Roger de Baskervill during the minority of the heir, with the marriage of the heir.
Mandate to the sheriffs of Salop and Hereford to let him have seisin of all the lands in their bailiwicks.
Mandate to Walter de Pavely to deliver the heir to him or his messenger.
July 15. Nottingham.
Power to John Lestrange, the abbot of Hagheman and the prior of Wenlac to make a truce with David, son of Llewelin sometime prince of North Wales, the king's nephew, as the said John thinks fit. [Fœdera.]
July 15. Nottingham.
Order to John son of Alan to pay the 500 marks which he is bound to pay at the Assumption next of the fine of 1000l. which he made for having his lands which were in the king's custody, to Arnulf Meisin, merchant of Bordeaux, and the king will cause them to be allowed in the said fine.
Request to the mayor and others of Chester, in the present urgent necessity, to lend John Lestrange, justice of Chester, 300 or 200 marks for the defence of the king's castles and land, and the grievance of the king's enemies, and the king will faithfully repay them. And they are so to behave in this matter that if the king incur any loss of castles or lands, he may not have to impute it to their default.
The like to the good men of Salopesbiry for 200 marks.
Mandate to the constable of the Tower of London to deliver Owen son of Griffin, Blethin son of Meuric, Llewelin son of Blethin, Tagwarit son of Yarvord, John Leulini and Berechic son of Madoc, prisoners in the Tower, to the mayor and sheriffs of London, to be carried and delivered where the king has ordered.
Notification that the king will approve of whatever John Lestrange, justice of Chester, shall ordain touching the said Welsh prisoners, provided only that it be in accordance with the form conceived at Notingeham in the presence of the king, his councillors and the said justice.
To earl Patrick. The king is sending W. archbishop of York, N. bishop of Durham, W. bishop of Carlisle, S. de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, W. de Cantilupo and the prior of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England [substituted for John son of Geoffrey] to A. king of Scots, to hear what amends he is willing to make for his attempts against the king, and to hear from the earl Patrick how he is disposed to behave touching his trespasses and attempts against the king; and he is to give them credence.
July 9. Croxton.
Presentation of Henry de Cantuaria, king's chaplain, to the church of Chelmodestun ; directed to the bishop elect of Norwich [substituted for Master Hugh de Mortuo Mari, official of the elect of Canterbury].
July 16. Nottingham.
Power to W. archbishop of York and the other envoys to Scotland, as above, to conduct A. king of Scots, and those coming with him to the king to Newcastle on Tyne and back until they are safe in their own land.
Royal assent to the election of William de Hatton, monk of Bardenay, to be abbot of that house, with mandate to the tenants to be intendant to him.
Mandate to the sheriff of Lincoln to give him seisin of the lands belonging to the abbey.
July 17. Nottingham.
Mandate to the barons, knights and others of the counties of Chester, Stafford and Salop to give faith to what J. Lestrange will tell them touching the state of the March to be guarded.
Bond to Thomas de Uplaunde and his fellows, merchants of Gutlande, in 90l. 10s. 8d. payable at Michaelmas next at the Exchequer for greywork and wax taken to the king's use at Boston fair this year.
Notification that whereas John de Burgo is bound to pay Fustan Ruffan, merchant of Bordeaux, 100l, at Christmas next, and for the payment thereof has handed to him three manors to hold until that term, the king, at the instance of the said John, has bound himself to distrain the said John by his lands and goods to make the said payment.
Presentation of Master William le Brun to the church of Dungarvan, void by the confirmation of G. bishop elect of Ossory; directed to G. bishop of Lismore.
Royal assent to the election of William de Burgo as bishop of Llandaff, with mandate to the tenants to be intendant to him.
Mandate to Walter Teutonicus to give him seisin of all the lands of the bishopric in his custody.
July 19. Nottingham.
Pardon to S. de Monte Forti and Eleanor his wife, the king's sister, of 110l. 11s. wherein they were bound to David, Jew of Oxford, by charters of Thomas de Menil and Ralph de Sapcote, who bound themselves to the said Jew for them ; and grant that if in process of time the said charters are proffered by Licoricia late the wife of the said David, or any other who can sue the said debt, by testimony of the said charters, the said charters shall be of no moment (momenti).
Mandate to the justices appointed for the custody of the Jews to acquit them and cause it to be so enrolled.
Notification that the aid given by B. archbishop elect of Canterbury for the expedition against A. king of Scotland shall not prejudice him or his church as a precedent.
July 15. Nottingham.
Absolution of William de Burgo from all accounts and reckonings, and everything pertaining thereto, for the time that he was in the office of the wardrobe.
July 21. Hodsock (Odesak).
Grant, at the instance of Th. count of Flanders and Hainault, that W. de Radleg, the bishop, may return to England when he will.
Mandate to all bailiffs not to grieve him or his in coming, by reason of any contention between him and the king.
July 23. Hodsock.
Bond to Bernard de Sabaudia to pay him all that he shall receive on loan for the works of Windesor, if he should have to borrow any money beyond the issues of his bailiwick which he has orders to take for the same.
July 24. Pontefract.
To W. de Radleg, the bishop. As the pope has postulated the king to admit the bishop to his grace, the king wishes him to know that it is his pleasure that the bishop should come to his presence to hear the expression of his will (beneplacitum coluntatis).
Bond to B. countess of Provence in 300 marks payable at the exchequer of Michaelmas next, for 300 marks which the king has received of the farm of the lands late of John de Veteri Ponte, which the king granted to the countess.
And she has a writ of liberate.
Aug. 2. Newcastle-on-Tyne.
Presentation of Master Laurence de Sancto Martino to the church of Faccumb, directed to the bishop of Winchester [substituted for H. archdeacon of Winchester].
Power to B. elect of Canterbury and F. elect of London and W. bishop of Worcester, to grant safe-conduct to the king of Scots and those with him coming to the king to Newcastle on Tyne to treat of peace; and mandate to all bailiffs not to molest the said king; until the feast of St. Laurence.
Aug. 4. Newcastle-on-Tyne.
Presentation of Roger Lestrange to the church of Hodenet, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the abbey of Shrewsbury; directed to Master Peter de Radenore, archdeacon of Salop.
Aug. 7. Newcastle-on-Tyne.
Pardon to Reginald son of William Enge for the death of William son of Osbert de Corston, as it appears by inquisition that being of the age of 3½ years he killed the said William of the same age by misadventure; on condition that when he comes of age he shall stand his trial if any will proceed against him.
Royal assent to the election of Adam, prior of St. Peter's, Shrewsbury, to be abbot of that house; with mandate to B. elect of Canterbury to do his part herein.
Aug. 6. Newcastle-on-Tyne.
Safe-conduct for A. king of Scots and those with him, in coming to the king or to the council, which the king will send to meet him in the county of Northumberland wherever he may be, to treat with the king or his council of peace, and in staying there while that parleying for treating of peace shall last, and in returning home for three days after the parliament is broken. The king has also given power for the safe-conduct of the said king and his men in the said manner to the same persons as before.
Aug. 9. Newcastle-on-Tyne.
Appointment, in the place of B. count of Bygor, who by reason of the war which he has in his parts cannot be one of the arbitrators of the truce with France, of the mayor of Bordeaux for the time being [substituted for Bernard de Scussan]; and in the place of Geoffrey Ridel of Blaye the elder, who is in the parts of England and is old and feeble, Geoffrey Ridel his son; as arbitrators of the said truce with Peter de Burdegala touching aggressions made on either side contrary to the truce.
Aug. 12. Newcastle-on-Tyne.
To Nicholas de Molis, seneschal of Gascony. Whereas the king promised Th. count of Flanders and Hainault that in the amending of the aggressions and damages committed upon Th[ibaut] king of Navarre, by the king and his men of Bayonne, he would submit to the ordinance of the said count and also in the making of a truce with the said king, and the count has with the king's counsel committed the business to Master Robert Anketil, his special clerk, and is sending him to Gascony, the king commands the said Nicholas to admit the said Master Robert to amend the said aggressions, especially those lately committed, to select arbitrators for this, and to make the said truce and to do other things touching the business as the said Robert shall set forth; and he is to give him his aid and counsel herein.
And it is commanded to the mayor and jurats of the commune of Bayonne to cause the said aggressions to be amended and restitution to be made for damages.
Notification that W. archbishop of York, B. elect of Canterbury, R. earl of Cornwall, the king's brother, S. de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, William de Cantilupo, John son of Geoffrey and John Maunsel have mainperned for the king to the count of Flanders in the above matter, and have given their letters patent.
Mandate to the said persons to mainpern for the king herein.
Aug. 13. Newcastle-on-Tyne.
Notification that the oath which R. count of Poitou and Cornwall, the king's brother, makes at Newcastle on Tyne for the confirmation of the compacts between the king and the king of Scots, he makes by order of the king, and the king has ordered him to observe them inviolably.
And it is commanded to the king of Scots to deliver that castle to him. [Fœdera.]
Aug. 16. Durham.
Mandate to Clarius Hugelini and his fellows, citizens and merchants of Florence, that out of the 500 marks which they received from the king to deliver to Masters Atte, of Parma, and Robert Anketil for the expedition of the king's affairs in the court of Rome, they deliver to the said Robert 154 marks which still remain to be delivered, for him to answer for the same to the king, notwithstanding any previous mandate, if any, from the king.
Aug. 17. Darlington.
Grant to Bernard de Baillol of the marriage of Agnes de Percy, late the wife of Richard de Percy, to his own use, if the said Alice (sic) will marry.
Aug. 18. Ripon.
Grant to Godfrey de Craucumb, so far as in the king lies, of free chiminage of the forest of Bradene and Recchich in carrying firewood and timber which he may seek in the said forests (sic) whether by gift or purchase, provided that no waste be committed in the said forests.
Aug. 20. Fountains.
Release, at the instance of William de Lancaster, to Robert le Tayllur, yeoman of the said William, of his outlawry by reason of his flight for the death of Henry le Baker of Fountains; on condition that he make peace with the friends of the deceased and stand his trial if any will proceed against him.
Aug. 22. Sherburn.
Licence for N. bishop of Durham freely to make his will of the corn sown in the lands of the bishopric and church, and of his movables and immovables falling to his person by reason of his church or of himself, so that the executors of his will shall have free administration thereof.
Aug. 23. Doncaster.
Grant to William de Lancaster of the custody of the land and heirs of Richard de Catteshall during the minority of the heirs, with the marriage of the heirs.
Mandate to the barons of the Exchequer to allow every year after the exchequer of Michaelmas of Michaelmas next to M. countess of Warenne in the issues of the lands late of W. her husband, so long as she has the custody of the said lands, 15 marks which she will deliver yearly to the nuns of Kirkele of the appointed alms of the said earl.
Aug. 27. Nottingham.
Presentation of Richard le Rus to the church of Tatingeston; directed to the bishop elect of Norwich.
Mandate to the barons of the Exchequer to allow yearly to the countess of Warenne, out of the abovementioned issues three loads (summag') of rye at the exchequer of Michaelmas which Muriel the recluse of Cameshal takes yearly of the appointed alms of the said earl.
Exemption for life of Robert son of Baldwin de Burneham from suits of counties and hundreds, wapentakes and trethings and from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions.
Mandate to J. Lestrange, justice of Chester, to pay out of the first issues of the county of Chester, the city of Chester, and the mills of Chester, to the good men of Chester 200 marks which they lent the king by his order for the maintenance of the Welsh war, so that they be paid this side Christmas.
Sept. 3. Hanslope.
The prior and convent of St. Mary, York, have licence to elect by H. their subprior, Robert del Aunay and Geoffrey de Gilling, monks of that house.
Sept. 10. Windsor.
Protection for two years from Michaelmas for Master William de Dunholmia.
Protection with clause rogamus without term for the Crutched Friars (fratres ordinis Sancte Marie de ordine Cruciferorum).
Restitution to W. bishop of Winchester of the bishopric of Winchester with the castles and other things belonging to it, with mandate to Paulinus Peyvre to deliver to him the castles of Farnham and Wulvesye.
Mandate to Peter de Wakering, keeper of the manor and castle of Taunton, to give him seisin of the said manor and castle with the stock which P. sometime bishop of Winchester, left to the use of his successor, and retaining in the king's hands the remainder of the stock, and likewise the corn of autumn until further order.
Writ de intendendo to the tenants.
Sept. 15. Windsor.
Pardon, at the instance of the count of Flanders and Hainault, to Simon de Lambon, of his outlawry for the death of John de Goldingeham, on condition that he make peace with the relatives, &c.
Sept. 15. Windsor.
Promise to Master Emery de Mala Morte to provide for him in a benefice of the value of 60 or 70 marks in the gift of the king or another if it can be obtained, in preference to any clerk, except those clerks for whom he was previously bound to provide, to wit, Master Peter, clerk of the count of Flanders, Bernard de Ventadur and Guy de Russilun.
Letters of credit for the said Emery, whom the king is sending to the court of Rome on his affairs, for 50 marks.
Mandate to W. de Haverhull, the treasurer, the abbot of Westminster and Master A. de Swereford to audit the account of Guy de Palude, keeper of the queen's wardrobe, whom the king is about to send as his envoy beyond seas, for the time that he has not rendered account.
Sept. 23. Westminster.
Pardon, at the instance of Th. count of Flanders and Hainault, to Rosemunda daughter of Geoffrey of her outlawry for the robbery of John, parson of Bramton; with the usual condition.
Oct. 13. Westminster.
The like to Robert son of William de Kersimore for the death of William son of Robert Hubert, as it appears that he killed him in selfdefence.
Oct. 15. Westminster.
Royal assent to the election of Th. de Wardhull, monk of St. Mary's, York, to be abbot of that house; with mandate to the archbishop of York to do his part herein.
Oct. 17. Westminster.
To M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland. Whereas the king gave his assent to the election of G. de Turvill, archbishop of Ossory, although his confirmation had preceded it, but by his council did not restore the temporalities until he should receive letters patent of the archbishop and the chapters of Holy Trinity and St. Patrick's, Dublin, as also of the elect and the chapter of Ossory that this grace should not be to the king's prejudice, and the king has received these letters, the king commands the justiciary to restore to the elect the temporalities and to signify to the tenants that they shall be intendant to the said bishop as their lord.
Oct. 18. Westminster.
Mandate to N. de Molis, seneschal of Gascony, and H. de Wingeham, out of the issues of Gascony to let the mayor and [commune] of Bordeaux have 1000 pounds of Tours for the walling of the town which the king specially loves.
Oct. 17. Westminster.
Mandate to the archbishop of Bordeaux to deliver Agnes daughter of Gerard de Blavia, whom Geoffrey Ridel of Blaye surrendered to the king and the king committed to his custody, to the said Geoffrey, so that the archbishop be quit of the said custody.
Oct. 21. Westminster.
Notification that the 2,000 marks which the king caused to be delivered to the master of the Knights Templars in England to be deposited at the New Temple, London, were delivered by him by order of the king to Peter Chaceporc, treasurer of the wardrobe, to pay the debts of the said wardrobe; and the said master is quit thereof.
Presentation directed to the bishop of Carlisle of Peter de [Chaum]bery to the church of Brough under Stainmore ( de Burgo) in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the abbey of St. Mary, York, of by reason of the king's custody of the land and heir of John de Veteri Ponte.