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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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1236. Jan. 2. Marlborough.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Peter de Malo Lacu to the custody of the county of Northampton; and mandate to archbishops &c. to be intendant unto him.

Jan. 3. Marlborough.

Pardon, at the instance of H. de Burgo, earl of Kent, to Hugh de Sangham, king's knight, of the forfeiture, which he made to the king for marrying without his licence Isabel, one of the sisters and heirs of Eustace de Fercles, who was in the king's gift; pardon also to her of her forfeiture for permitting herself to be married to William de Fossa and afterwards to the said Hugh without licence.

Jan. 5. Sandleford.

Prohibition of a tournament to be held at Jerdele on Monday or Tuesday after the Epiphany next.

Mandate to the abbot of St. James's, Norhampton, and the prior of St. Andrew's, Norhampton, to go there on those days at the king's command in form [above].

Appointment, during pleasure, of Henry de Bathonia to the custody of the counties of Surrey and Sussex; and mandate to archbishops &c. to be intendant unto him as the king's sheriff.

Jan. 13. Sutton.

Presentation of Thomas son of Baldric to the church of Bobinhull, in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the priory of Convintre; directed to the official of the bishop of Coventry and Lichfield.

Jan. 7. Reading.

The like of Robert de Beccles to the church of Luffenham, in the diocese of Lincoln.

Jan. 7. Reading.

Grant to R. bishop of Chichester, the chancellor, of the custody during the minority of the heirs, of the land and heirs of John de Bello Campo, with the marriage of the heirs.

Mandate to Richard de la Lade and Adam son of William, the escheators, to give him seisin.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants.

Jan. 9. Reading.

Presentation of Alexander de Wycton to the church of Wythecot, in the diocese of Lincoln.

Jan. 9. Reading.

Licence for the master and brethren of the hospital of St. Nicholas, Portesmue, to receive the house late of William de la Wike in Portesmue, which the king granted to Philip the Clerk, a leper, to maintain him for his life, freely and without any hindrance by the said Philip, to hold for ever; on condition that they minister to the said Philip necessaries for his life, or find him in their goods wherewith to go to the Holy Land.

Jan. 15. Canterbury.

Pardon to Thomas le Heyr of Wivelingham, of his flight and outlawry for the death of Walter le Shepherd (Bercarii) of Rampton; on condition that he make his peace with the relatives of the said Walter, &c.

In the pardons. By the bishop of Ely.

Jan. 16. Canterbury.

Mandate to Simon de Hechingham to deliver without delay the castles of Guldeford and Hastinges, which are in his custody, to Henry de Bathonia, to whose custody the king has committed them during pleasure.

Jan. 21. Merton.

Protection without term for Clemence, countess of Chester.

Jan. 27. Merton.

Grant to Hamo de Crevequoer of the custody during the minority of the heirs, of the lands and heirs of Thomas de Caunvill, with the marriage of the heirs.

Protection without term for Henry de Sancto Albano.

MEMBRANE 12.

Jan. 38 (sic). Guildford.

Promise to any merchant lending Master Robert de Sumercote, king's clerk, whom the king is sending to the court of Rome to forward his business, 100l. to pay that sum to the person bearing these letters with letters of the said Robert testifying to the loan, at the places and towns mentioned therein.

The like for the following amounts:—Three for 100 marks, two for 50l., two for 40l., two for 40 marks, 50 marks, 60 marks, 20l., 30 marks, 20 marks, 10 marks; in all 600l.

Of this loan of 1,000 marks the said Master R. expended 400 marks and surrendered 600 marks to the chancellor.

[Each of the above amounts is cancelled, with the exception of three for 100 marks, one for 60 marks, and one for 40 marks, with the words Quia non habuit over the amount.]

Jan. 28. Guildford.

Appointment of the said Master Robert as the king's proctor at the court of Rome, until Midsummer.

Cancelled because he surrendered these letters to the Chancellor.

Notification of the same to G. the pope.

Feb. 1. Chawton.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Roger de Essex, king's clerk, to the custody of the king's escheats in the counties of Warwick and Leicester, Nottingham and Derby, Lincoln, York, Lancaster, Cumberland, Westmorland and Northumberland, answering for the same at the Exchequer; directed to all bailiffs in those counties.

[Headed,] De escaetis regis ultra Trentam.

Feb. 2. Winchester.

Royal assent to the confirmation by R. bishop of Lincoln, of William de Gloucestre, cellarer of Dunestaple, to be prior of St. Fretheswide's, Oxford ; with writ de intendendo to the tenants of the priory.

Mandate to Richard de la Lade, escheator, to cause him to have seisin of all lands and possessions of the priory.

Feb. 4. Winchester.

Mandate to Henry de Trublevill, seneschal of Gascony, to cause Hugh de Vivona to have full seisin of all castles and lands late of Peter de Gaveret, the king having committed to him the custody of the same and of the heir of the said Peter, with the marriage of the heir; saving to the wife of the said Peter reasonable dower out of the lands.

Feb. 5. Winchester.

Mandate to the mayor of Bordeaux to deliver at once the castle of St. Macaire and all the lands late of the said Peter in his custody to the said seneschal whom the king has ordered to give seisin thereof to the same Hugh as above. He is not to omit to do this on account of a sum of money which he exacts for the time that he held the castle, for the king is astonished that he should exact anything from him or the seneschal, as he held the said castle without the mandate or will of the king or the seneschal, and also without authority of the seneschal.

Feb. 3. Winchester.

Notification that the king has made a truce with Lewis, king of France, for five years from the assumption of the Blessed Mary. The dictators to judge touching infractions thereof to be, on the king's side, Reginald de Pontibus and Neudradas de la Ramade ; on the side of the king of France, Hardoyn de Mayll', his seneschal of Poitou, and Ebulo de Rupeforti. The king is not to implead or vex H. count of La Marche and Isabel, his wife, the king's mother, at any time during the truce. In the king's presence and upon his soul, William, bishop of Exeter, Nicholas de Nevill, archdeacon of Bath, and Walter de Kirkeham, canon of Chichester, king's clerks, have sworn that he will keep the truce, and so far as he can he binds his heirs to keep the same. [Fœdera.]

Feb. 3. Winchester.

Notification by R. earl of Cornwall and Poitou, the king's brother, that in the presence of the king, P. prior of Beaumont, Master William de Senon[ibus], canon of Bayeux, envoys of the said Louis, he has sworn to admonish the king to keep the truce.

The like to the following :—

G. Marshal, earl of Pembroke.

J. earl of Chester and Huntingdon.

Ralph son of Nicholas, the steward. [Fœdera.]

Feb. 5. Winchester.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Charles de Garderoba to the custody of the county of Cumberland ; and mandate to archbishops &c. to be intendant unto him as sheriff.

Pardon to Nicholas son of Alan for the death of Roger de la Lynde, on condition that he stand his trial if anyone will proceed against him.

Mandate to the justices next in eyre in the county of Surrey to have no inquisition made in their eyre touching the death and not to molest the said Nicholas thereof in any way.

Feb. 6. Winchester.

Presentation of Adam de Eston to the church of Castleton (de Pecco); directed to the official of A. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield.

Appointment, during pleasure, of W. bishop of Carlisle, to the custody of the castle of Carlisle; with mandate to Thomas de Muleton to deliver the same to him.

Feb. 7. Winchester

Grant to Henry, duke of Lorraine, that, if he come to the king in England within a month of Michaelmas, the king will restore to him the honor of Eye, and the duke will then do to the king for the same what by right he ought to do; and if the duke is prevented from coming within that term, the king will restore it to him whensoever he comes to him in England before Easter, 21 Henry III.

Safe-conduct, until a month after Michaelmas, 21 Henry III, for the duke and his men, in coming to England to speak with the king.

Feb. 9. Winchester

Prohibition of a tournament to be held on Monday and Tuesday next before Ash Wednesday at Strigoil; sent by brother John, the king's almoner.

Mandate to the prior of Bath, to go there with the said John and prohibit it.

Protection, without term, for the prior of St. John the Evangelist, Chork, in Ireland. By Ralph son of Nicholas. He has a term.

Feb. 10 Ashley

Extension to P. de Rivallis of his safe-conduct in coming to speak with the king from 5 December to Whitsunday next.

Promise to John de Gisorcio, merchant of London, to pay him 100l. due for wines taken by Henry de Trublevill, seneschal of Gascony, by instalments of 50 marks at Michaelmas, 20 Henry III, 21 Henry III and 22 Henry III respectively.

[Cancelled.] Because he received the whole amount, and surrendered the writ.

Bond to the prior of St. George's, isle of Oleron, to pay to him 500l. within three years, for 2,000 pounds tournois, which he lent to Henry de Trublevill, seneschal of Gascony, for the king s affairs, to wit, 250 marks at Michaelmas, 20 Henry III, 250 marks at Michaelmas, 21 Henry III, and 250 marks at Michaelmas, 22 Henry III.

The like to William Gumbaud to pay him 25l. for 100 pounds of Bordeaux lent as above, to wit, 8l. 6s. 8d. at Michaelmas, in the twentieth, twenty-first and twenty-second years, respectively.

MEMBRANE 11.

Bond to Elias Viger of St. Emilion to pay him 122l. 15s. for 491 pounds tournois lent as above, to wit, 40l. 18s. 4d. at Michaelmas in each of the said years.

The like to the prior of Soulac to pay him 18l. 15s. for 75 pounds of Bordeaux lent as above, to wit, 6l. 5s. at each of the said terms.

The like to Bernard Bachiler of La Réole (de Reula) as to 32l. 10s. due for 130 pounds of Bordeaux, to wit, 10l. 16s 8d. at each of the said terms

Feb. 10. Ashley.

Mandate to the master and mariners of a ship called la Columbe, which lately put in at Portesmuhe, to go to London to sell their merchandise there, paying the customs, and the king will see that nothing is taken from them against their will.

Feb. 12. Clarendon.

Protection for Elias de Dunheved, so long as he be on the king's service.

Feb. 14. Clarendon.

Appointment, during pleasure, of John de Gatesden to the custody of the counties of Surrey and Sussex; and mandate to archbishops &c. to be intendant unto him as sheriff.

Feb. 15. Ludgershall.

Grant to W. count of Auvergne of 200 marks a year at the exchequer of Michaelmas during the truce with France.

Ratification of a grant by Dunpere de Laterane to Gerald de la Mote of the custody of his son and heir and of his land until the heir be of the age of twenty years, and of the heir to be married to one of the daughters of the said Gerald.

Feb. 14. Clarendon.

Appointment of Elias Viger of St. Emilion, citizen of Bordeaux, to hold at farm all the king's custom of the said city by land and sea, and the provostship of the city, for two years from Mid-May, 20 Henry III, at a rent of 40,000 shillings of Bordeaux.

Feb. 15. Ludgershall.

Mandate to the mayor and jurats of the said city to give him seisin thereof.

Writ of aid to all persons of Gascony for Henry de Trublevill, seneschal of Gascony, in recovering the dispersed and alienated rights of the king in that land.

The like to the mayor and jurats of Bordeaux.

Bond to William Joynier, citizen of London, to pay to him 250 marks, lent to the said seneschal.

[Cancelled.] Because he did not have the letters.

Feb. 16. Marlborough.

Signification to L. king of France that W. count of Auvergne, and his men are and were on the king's side at the taking of the late truce, that the count and his successors be not molested against the form thereof.

The like to Erchenbald de Burbon.

Feb. 19. Marlborough.

Aaron, Jew of York, who had made fine with the king by 100 marks a year at the Exchequer to be quit of tallages, for his life, shall render henceforth 60 marks at the Exchequer yearly for such quittance.

Grant to the men of the parish of St. Girons (Seingirum de Prato) that they may safely return to their lands and tenements, and hold them by the same customs and services as the other men of the Landes do for their lands.

Feb. 22. Oxford.

Joan de Sancto Albano and Natalia, nuns of St. Mary's, Winchester, bringing news of the death of Isabel, their abbess, have letters for the prioress and convent of licence to elect.

Pardon to Geoffrey de Norhampton of his abjuration of the realm for larceny; on condition that he stand his trial if anyone will proceed against him. For friar R. Bacun.

Feb. 26. Woodstock.

Pardon to Simon son of Robert de Oxonia for the death of Alice Canun; on the like condition. By pledge of Richard Johel'.

Feb. 26. Woodstock.

Safe-conduct until Michaelmas for Peter de Sorell', coming to England to speak with William de Picheford on his affairs.

Feb. 28. Woodstock.

Protection for Henry de Bernavall', the king's chaplain, so long as he be in the king's service.

March 1. Woodstock.

Exemption, for life, of William de Birlande from being put upon assizes, juries or recognitions.

March 2. Woodstock.

Mandate to Rostand de Soliis, citizen of Bordeaux, to deliver to Geoffrey Ridel the younger the castle of Belyn and the land, which Geoffrey Rydel held of the king's gift, and which are in the custody of the said Rostand, Henry de Trublevill, seneschal of Gascony, having summoned them to the king.

Grant, for life, to brother Robert, anchorite of Derneford, of three cartloads of firewood yearly in the wood of Wutton, by view and livery of the king's bailiff of Wudestok.

Mandate in pursuance to the bailiff of Wudestok.

March 2. Woodstock.

Insperimus and confirmation to Bonafusus de Sancta Columba, citizen of Bordeaux, of letters patent to him, sealed with the common seal of Bordeaux, dated 1234, 2 Kal. April by P. Calhu, the mayor, and the jurats of the commune of Bordeaux, being a ridimus of a licence by Galcelinus Columb', the mayor, and the jurats of the commune of Bordeaux, for the said Bonafusus, granted in the presence of the said mayor and jurats, and of the consuls of that city; to make cloths of Bordeaux, for fifteen years, to wit, for him and such of his fellows as he shall see fit to join with him on the following conditions:—it shall be lawful for him and his fellows to be (evenire) weavers, engage fullers, dyers and other workers of woollen cloths, and make cloths of divers colours after the manner of the Flemings, the French or the English, and for him only and his fellows. Any women, however, may spin and prepare wool in any other way without requiring licence from them. Grant also that wool or dye or any apparatus necessary for making colours of cloth or cloths, borne to Bordeaux within the said term, shall be bought by him and his fellows only, so that no one may buy the same unless he be of them or obtain their licence. Grant especially to him and his fellows, that they may use any plates, stone courtyards (atriis litiis), enclosure within the walls and other common pastures (paduentiis) of the city of Bordeaux freely and quietly, for making, drying, stretching or in other ways preparing cloth, on condition, however, that houses, roofs or other lasting impediments be not made in the above mentioned places, nor water kept back from its course or diverted, except by the will of the mayor and jurats and only with respect to the pastures and waters of the town of Bordeaux or within the banlieu. At the expiration of the term of fifteen years, anyone is to be at liberty to make any and as many clothes as they please, and the said Bonafusus and his fellows are to have no advantage in any of the above particulars.

March 4. Northampton.

Protection for William de Cantilupo the younger until his return from pilgrimage to Santiago.

March 5. Northampton.

Protection, at the instance of Thomas the king's falconer, whom the king has sent to Almain, for Geoffrey de Prato, his father, his men, lands and possessions, for such time as the former be in those parts on the king's service.

March 7. Northampton.

Request to Thierry Teutonicus, burgess of Stanford, to advance money to the amount of 40 marks to Richard, the king's marshal, whom the king is sending to the instant fair of Stanford, to buy horses for the king's carts, if the said Richard shall not have enough, and the king will repay the money a fortnight after Easter.

MEMBRANE 10.

March 7. Northampton.

Bond to William Joyener, citizen of London, to pay to him 250 marks, which he lent to Henry de Trublevill, seneschal of Gascony, for the king's affairs there, to wit, at Michaelmas 125 marks and at the following Easter 125 marks.

[Cancelled.] Because surrendered and otherwise below for William Ricard.

March 8. Higham Ferrers.

Protection, until Michaelmas, for Henry de Longo Campo, gone to Santiago.

March 10. Barnwell.

Pardon to Maurice de Netherestok of his flight and outlawry for the death of Richard de Wika; on condition that he make his peace with the relatives of the said Richard and stand his trial if anyone will proceed against him.

Mandate to the justices next in eyre to let him be quit of that death so far as pertains to the king.

March 13. Chippenham (Chipeham).

Mandate to the mayor of Bordeaux to deliver the castle of St. Macaire, and all the lands in his custody late of the lands of Peter de Gaveret to Hugh de Vivona, or his messenger bearing these letters with letters of the said Hugh, the king having granted to the latter the custody thereof and of the heir, with the marriage of the latter, saving to the wife of the said Peter her dower of the said lands. He is not to omit to do this on account of a sum of money which he exacts for the time that he held the castle, for the king is very much astonished that he received the issues of the said lands and did not render any part thereof to H. de Trublevill, seneschal of Gascony, or that he exacts anything for the said custody, as he has held the said castle without the mandate or will of the king or even the authority of the seneschal [cf. membr. 12].

March 15. Barnwell.

Exemption for life of Alice late the wife of Ralph de Trublevill from suits of counties and hundreds, view of frank pledge and sheriffs' aid.

March 17. Royston.

Licence for William de Auxevill, notwithstanding that he is of the power of the king of France, to come to England to sue by the custom of the realm for his lands which fall to him by hereditary right.

Appointment for life of William Ricardi to the custody of the bailiwick of Barszac, to maintain him in the king's service; so that he answer for the rents and issues thereof to the seneschal of Gascony.

March 21. Dunstable.

To the mayor and good men of Oxford. The king is sending to them John Gubaud and John de Lexinton to learn the truth touching the burning of the town of Oxford, which was lately set fire to (accensa), and to do other things enjoined them for the preservation of the peace and tranquillity of the town; and he commands them to be counselling and helping unto them herein.

Mandate to the sheriff of Oxford to assist them in their inquiry together with Bardulf de Cestreton and three other discreet knights of the county.

Mandate to Peter de (sic) Cucu, of St. Antoine, to deliver without delay to H. de Trublevill, seneschal of Gascony, the 200 marks delivered to him at Portesmuth to buy horses in his parts for the king, of which he has answered nothing either in money or horses.

March 26. Waltham.

Licence for William Ruffus, son of Richard Ruffus of Turrok, who fled the land for the death of Gilbert de Mariscis and was outlawed, and afterwards took the habit of a Friar Preacher, to come safely to England with his confreres the Friars Preachers, notwithstanding the said outlawry.

In the pardons. By Friar John.

March 27. Waltham.

Licence for four years from the Assumption for Arnald Geraudun and Hugh Geraudun, his brother, merchants of the land of the count of Toulouse, to come in safety to England with William Treger, William de Norh't, Rogerinus and Thomassinus, their men, with merchandise to trade with.

March 31. Westminster.

Protection for Peter de Monte Forti, gone to Santiago with William de Cantilupo, the younger, his lord, so long as he be on pilgrimage with his lord.

April 5. Kempton.

Signification to G. the Pope of the royal assent to the election of Master Marian, dean of Tuam, to be archbishop of Tuam.

April 6. Kempton.

Protection, without term, for Nicholas de Sancta Brigida.

April 8. Kingston [on-Thames].

Presentation of Pontius de Pontibus to the church of St. Peter, Oxford with the chapels and other appurtenances, in the diocese of Lincoln.

April 9. Kempton.

Protection, without term, for Theobald de Berbezeus, canon of Lincoln.

Liberata per electum Valecensem.

April 10. Kempton.

Bond to pay, on the octaves of Holy Trinity next, to Geoffrey Ridel of Blaye or his messenger 50 marks, to Gerard Ridel his son, 30 marks, and to Geoffrey Ridel, the younger, 12l. 10s., their fees, due for the nineteenth year.

[Cancelled.] Because afterwards in June they had a writ of liberate close.

April 12. Windsor.

To Ralph son of Nicholas. The king is sending to him John Gubaud, to whom he has committed during pleasure the custody of the castle of the Peak, commanding him to deliver the same accordingly.

Appointment of the said John to the custody of the said castle with the forest of the Peak ; and writ de intendendo to the tenants of the castellany.

Writ de intendendo to the foresters and verderers of the forest of the Peak.

April 13. Windsor.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Hugh Giffard, who is a member of the king's household, to the custody of the Tower of London, with all the rights belonging to it of the Jewry and of the water of Thames; he taking from the king yearly for the custody 20l. and two robes, for his maintenance.

April 15. Windsor.

Protection for William de Sutton, chaplain, messenger of M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, sent specially from him to the king on the king's affairs.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Geoffrey de Insula to the custody of the county of Southampton, to answer at the Exchequer for all issues of the same, the king's manors and demesnes being retained in the king's hands ; and mandate to archbishops &c.to be intendant to him as the king's sheriff.

The like of the same Geoffrey to the custody of the king's castle of Porecestre, with the forest of Porecestre, to answer in like manner, the king's manors and demesnes of that bailiwick being retained in the king's hand, and writ de intendendo to the tenants of the castellany.

Mandate to Henry son of Nicholas to deliver to him the said county of Winchester (sic) with the said castles (sic) and forest.

[In the margin] De comitatu et castro Suhamtonie et castro regis Porcestre et foresta Porcestre.

The like of Robert de Amary to the custody of the county and castle of Oxford, to answer at the Exchequer for the issues of the said county ; and he is to take for the custody of the said castle and county the issues of the king's mills of Oxford below the castle belonging to the said castle ; the king's manors and demesnes of the said county being retained in the king's hand.

Mandate to Godfrey de Craucumbe to deliver to him the county with the castle.

The like of Walter de Tywe to the custody of the manors of Wudestok and Blokesham, to answer as above ; with mandate to the said Godfrey to deliver them to him.

April 20. Reading.

Writ de intendendo to the men of the said manors.

And he should take 10 marks a year for the custody.

April 16. Windsor.

Royal assent to the election of John Edgar, citizen of Winchester, as mayor of that city ; with de intendendo to the good men of that city.

Royal assent to the election of Thomas, dean of Cloyne, to be bishop of Cloyne; and mandate to the archbishop of Armagh to do his part herein.

April 8. Windsor.

Mandate to the justiciary of Ireland to give him seisin of all lands belonging to the said bishopric whereof El[ias], his predecessor, was seized on the day of his resignation.

[Both entries cancelled.] Because otherwise below.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Hugh le Poher to the custody of the county of Worcester, so that he answer at the Exchequer for the issues thereof, the king's demesnes being retained in the king's hands; and mandate to archbishops &c. to be intendant to him as the king's sheriff.

MEMBRANE 9.

April 18. Windsor.

Signification to D. archbishop of Armagh, of the royal assent to the election of Thomas, dean of Cloyne, to be bishop of Cloyne, which the king grants this time because of the poverty of that church, although the said election was made by licence of M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, but should not have been made without licence of the king himself.

Mandate to the said justiciary, after the election has been confirmed by the archbishop to give the elect seisin of all lands belonging to the said bishopric whereof Elias his predecessor was seised on the day of his resignation.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Robert Brond to the custody of the county of Berks, to answer at the Exchequer for the issues thereof, the king's demesnes being retained in the king's hands; and mandate to archbishops &c. to be intendant to him as the king's sheriff.

The like of Reginald de Albo Monasterio to the custody of the forest of Windesore ; and writ de intendendo to the knights, free men, foresters, verderers and others of that forest.

The like of the same to the forest of Odyam.

Mandate in pursuance to Engelram de Cygoniis to deliver to him the castle of Odyam with the forest of Odyam and the stock aforesaid (sic), and with the rolls and attachment of pleas of the forest of Odyam which began in the time of the said Engelram and were not determined.

The like of Walter de Burgo and Simon de Brakele to the custody of the manors of New Windesore, Old Windesore, Cocham and Bray, to answer at the Exchequer for the issues thereof; with writ de intendendo to the men of those manors.

Mandate to Engelram de Cygoyniis to give them seisin thereof.

In like manner the king appointed [omitted] to the custody of the manor of Odyam, to answer at the Exchequer, with writ de intendendo to the men of that manor for him (ei).

Mandate to Engelard to deliver the same.

April 19. Reading.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Master Henry de Cerne to the custody of the abbey of St. Mary, Winchester, void and in the king's hands ; with writ de intendendo to the prioress and convent of that place.

Writ de intendendo to the tenants.

The said H. has also letters testimonial directed to all persons.

Mandate to the sheriffs of Wilts and Southampton to give him seisin of all the possessions of the abbey.

Mandate to the sheriff of Lincoln to give him seisin of the manor of Gretton, and if he has taken anything therefrom to surrender it to him.

The like of Robert de Aundeley to the manor of Gillingeham with the park and other appurtenances, and the manor of Mere, to answer at the Exchequer for the issues.

The like of Walter de Langeford to the houses of Clarendon and the forests of Clarendon and Graveling.

April 21. Windsor.

To the good men of Odyham, Basingestok, Aulton and Aundevre. The king is sending to them John de Lexinton and Walter de Burgo to enquire what are the king's demesnes in their manors, and what the king's predecessors had therein and now are not in the king's hands, and how much these are worth yearly, who hold them and by what warrant, and to make the king's profit of the said manors and demesnes according to the capitula which they will set out to them more fully on his behalf; and he commands them to be intendant to them for this.

April 21, Windsor.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Thomas de Ingaldesthorp to the custody of the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk to answer at the Exchequer for the issues of the same, the king's manors and demesnes being retained in his hands, and mandate to archbishops &c. to be intendant to him as the king's sheriff.

The like of the same to the custody of the castles of Norwich and Oreford ; and mandate to Thomas de Hemmegrave to deliver them to him.

The like of the same to the custody of the said counties and castles ; and mandate to all persons who owe castle-guard rents to answer for the same to the king at the Exchequer.

April 22. Kempton.

Grant, for life, to Amynges de Cygoniis, the king's balister, of the whole of the king's rent in the parish of Seinusse, which R. count of Poitou and Cornwall, when he was in the parts of Gascony, demised to him ; saving to the king his herbergages in that parish.

April 23. Kempton

Appointment, during pleasure, of William de Lucy to the custody of the castle of Kenilleworth, to answer for the issues of the said castellany at the Exchequer ; and mandate to the tenants thereof to be intendant to him as their constable.

Mandate to Ralph son of Nicholas to deliver the castle to him with the armour therein.

The like of the same William to the custody of the counties of Leicester and Warwick, to answer for the issues at the Exchequer, the king's demesnes of those counties being retained in his own hands ; and mandate to archbishops &c. to be intendant to him as the king's sheriff.

April 25. Kempton.

The like of Walter de Bathonia to the custody of the county of Devon as above.

The like of the same to the custody of the castle of Exeter, to answer for the issues at the Exchequer: and mandate to Nicholas de Molis to deliver the castle to him with the armour and other things therein.

April 26. Kingston on Thames.

Bond to William Bernard, merchant of Parthenay, for the repayment on the octaves of Michaelmas, at London, of 100l. of new and lawful sterlings, which he lent to Henry de Trublevill, seneschal of Gascony, for the king's business in those parts.

The like to Hugh Garreauc and William Bernard, his son in law, for the repayment, at London, at the close of Easter, 21 Henry III, of 750l. of like money, lent to the above Henry for the king's business in Poitou ; and this shall be done whether they are in the same lordship as now or in the lordship of another.

Memorandum that the letters are deposited at the New Temple.

April 27. Kempton.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Walter de Tywe to the custody of the county of Oxford and of the castle of Oxford, to answer at the Exchequer for the issues of the county ; and mandate to archbishops &c. to be intendant to him as the king's sheriff.

April 28. Westminster.

Protection, without term, for the master and brethren of the hospital of St. John the Baptist, Bridgewater.

[In the margin.] They hare it not yet.

The like for the abbot and monks of Melros.

By pledge of Master Abel, clerk of the king of Scots.

April 28. Westminster.

Royal assent to the election of Roger de Wotton, monk of Coventry, to be prior of that place ; and writ de intendendo in his favour to the subprior and convent.

Writ de intendendo to the tenants of the priory.

April 30. Westminster.

Signification to the bishop of Lincoln of the revocation of the late presentation by the king of Robert de Beccles to the church of Northluffenham, as he has since learned that the advowson of that church belongs to R. count of Poitou and Cornwall, by reason of the lands which queen I. the king's mother, once held in the name of dower and which are now in the hands of the count by grant of the king.

May 1. Westminster.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Henry de Bathonia to the custody of the county of Northampton, to answer for the issues at the Exchequer, the king's manors and demesnes of the same county being retained in his own hands ; and mandate to archbishops &c. to be intendant to him as the king's sheriff.

The like of Hugh son of Ralph with respect to the custody of the counties of Nottingham and Derby.

The like of the same to the custody of the king's castles of Notingham and Harestan ; and mandate to Ralph son of Nicholas to deliver them to him.

MEMBRANE 8.

Safe-conduct, until Easter, 21 Henry III, for two ships of S. archbishop of Trondhjem, Norway, into whatsoever port of the king's power they come, in returning to Norway. By H. [bishop of] Ely.

April 30. Westminster.

Power to H. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, to appoint the feast of St. Kenelm the Martyr at a place which he and L. prince of Abbefrau and lord of Snaudon shall provide, to treat of peace between the king and the prince, and to prorogue the truce between them until a year after St. James the Apostle.

May 1. Westminster.

Exemption, for life, of Ralph de Wylyton from being made justice of assizes, or justice in eyre for all pleas, or justice for pleas of the forest, and from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions.Patent.

Protection for Henry de Trublevill, seneschal of Gascony, so long as he be there on the king's service.

May 1. Westminster.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Brian son of Alan to the custody of the county of York, to answer for all the issues thereof at the Exchequer, the king's demesnes being retained in the king's hands ; and mandate to archbishops &c. to be intendant to him as the king's sheriff.

The like of the same to the custody of the castles of Scardeburgh and Pikering, the king's demesnes being retained as above ; and mandate to John son of Geoffrey to deliver the castles to him.

May 2. Westminster.

The like of Bertram de Crioil to the custody of the Cinque Ports.

Appointment, for life, of Bartholomew de Podio to have the land of la Politere, late of El[ias] Gilberti, in the island of Oleron, for his maintenance.

May 3. Westminster.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Peter de Thany to the custody of the counties of Essex and Hertford, to answer for all the issues thereof at the Exchequer, the king's manors and demesnes being retained in the king's hands ; and mandate to archbishops &c. to be intendant.

The like of the same to the custody of the castle of Hertford ; and mandate to William de Culewurth to deliver the castle to him.

The like of the same to the custody of the honor of Boulogne, to answer for all the issues and profits thereof at the Exchequer ; and writ de intendendo to the tenants.

May 4. Westminster.

Safe-conduct for Master Walter, clerk of the Emperor, or the messenger of the same Walter bearing the king's safe-conduct, going to Ireland.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Hubert de Ruylly to the custody of the castle of Colecestre ; and mandate to Ralph Gernun to deliver the castle to him.

Remission to Peter de Rivallis of the king's anger and indignation against him ; and protection and safe-conduct for him and his men.

Appointment, during pleasure, of William son of Walter de Bello Campo to the custody of the county of Worcester, to answer for all the issues at the Exchequer, the king's manors and demesnes being retained in the king's hands ; and mandate to archbishops &c. to be intendant to him as the king's sheriff.

The like of John de Tywe to the custody of the county of Oxford, to answer as above, the king's manors and demesnes and his mill of Oxford being retained in the king's hands ; and mandate as above.

The like of the same to the custody of the castle of Oxford ; and mandate to Walter de Tywe to deliver the castle to him.

The like to Fulk de Amaur' if by chance the castle be in his hands.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Robert de Crepping to the custody of the king's manors and demesnes in the county of York to answer for the issues thereof at the Exchequer ; and writ de intendendo to the tenants ; also mandate to the sheriff to give him seisin.

Grant to the archbishops, bishops, abbots, priors and other ecclesiastical persons that their recent grant of an aid from all their fees, as well from those for which they answer when scutage is given, as from others they retain for their own use, to wit, of 2 marks on every shield, shall not prejudice them at any time as a precedent.

The like to the bishops of Lincoln, Bath and Norwich.

May 5. Westminster.

Notification that, whereas the king was bound to G. archbishop of Bordeaux, in 800 marks for a prest which he gave to Henry de Trublevill, seneschal of Gascony, for the king's affairs, he has repaid 400 marks on Ascension Day in this year, by the hands of Bozo Caroli and Elias Boeri, his messengers, and he will repay the other 400 marks to the archbishop or his messenger bearing these letters, with letters of the archbishop testifying this, a fortnight after Michaelmas.

May 12. Mortlake.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Hugh de Bolebec as sheriff of the county of Northumberland [in the same terms as like appointments above].

The like of the same to the custody of the castles of Bamburg and Newcastle-upon-Tyne ; and mandate to Richard de Gray to deliver the castles to him.

May 13. Mortlake.

Appointment of Walter de Burgo and William Dun to take into the king's hands the manors of Havering, Writel, Haffeld and Neuport, and to enquire how much they are worth yearly in demesnes, rents, services, villeinages and all other issues, and touching alienated lands therein, and of other things enjoined upon them by the king ; and writ de intendendo to the good men of the said manors.

Grant to Master Simon de Esteiland of 40l. a year at the Exchequer, until the king restore to him the manor of Ringwod which he formerly had of the king's grant. If the king restore it to him, he shall render at the Exchequer the yearly farm which he rendered before; if not, he shall receive the said 40l. a year, until he be provided with land to the value of 30l. a year for life.

Protection, without term, for him.

Appointment of Walter de Burgo to take into the king's hands all his manors and demesnes, and to enquire how much they are worth yearly in demesnes, rents, services, villeinages and other issues and touching alienated lands and other things enjoined upon him by the king ; and writ de intendendo for him to the good men of the king's manors and demesnes through which he will pass.

The like of Warner Engayn.

Protection, without term, for the prior and brethren of the hospital of the Holy Spirit, Snaudon.

May 16. Guildford.

Acknowledgment of the delivery of 500 marks by H. de Pathes[hull], the treasurer, into the wardrobe by the hand of Matthew, usher of the Exchequer, on Thursday the octaves of the Ascension, to W. de Kirkeham, dean of St. Martin's, London, and William de Haverhull, king's clerks of his wardrobe.

MEMBRANE 7.

May 19. Winchester.

Appointment of Warner Engayn and Walter de Burgo jointly, to take all the king's manors and demesnes into the king's hands, as above.

Safe-conduct directed to the king's bailiffs and others in England, Wales and Ireland by whom Master Walter de Ocra, clerk and envoy of the king's brother F. emperor of Rome, king of Jerusalem and Sicily, and of the king's sister I. his wife, will pass, in favour of the said Walter. [Fœdera.]

May 18. Winchester.

Appointment of Richard de Wrotham to the custody of the manor of Bruges Walteri, with the castle there, for three years from Easter, 20 Henry III: and writ de intendendo for him as bailiff of the manor.

Pardon to William Hughelin of his abjuration of the king's islands for the beating of Geoffrey Homo, because he thought that he had beaten him unto death, but who is safe and sound ; on condition that he stand his trial if any one will implead him.

Appointment of Henry de Dun to the custody of the forests of Clarendon and Graveling for three years from Whitsunday, 20 Henry III, to render yearly at the Exchequer 20l. for the pannage and other issues thereof, and he shall be allowed in each of the three years 60s. 10d. for the custody of the king's houses of Clarendon ; and mandate to the foresters, verderers and others of those forests to be intendant to him as the king's bailiff.

Writ of liberate to Maurice son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, and Geoffrey de Turrevill, archdeacon of Dublin and treasurer of Ireland, for the payment to Walter Tyrel, merchant of Kylkenny, or his messenger bearing these letters, of 24 marks due to him for six tuns of wine lately bought of him at Bristol for the king.

Confirmation of a lease by William Lungeespe to Master Simon de Esteyland and Guy de Merloue of the manor of Halemere for nine years from the Purification, 20 Henry III; also of a lease by Gilbert de Preston to the said Master Simon and Guy of the manor of Billing, for six years from Michaelmas, 19 Henry III.

May 21. Marwell.

Appointment, during pleasure, of friar Geoffrey, the king's almoner, to keep and stock the manors of Feekeham and Bremegrave, and to enquire how much they are worth yearly in demesnes, rents, services, villeinages and other issues, of lands alienated, and of other things enjoined on him by the king.

[Cancelled.] Because he had it not.

May 21. Marwell.

The prioress and convent of St. Mary's, Winchester, have licence to elect.

May 21. Marwell.

To the same. The king is sending to them his clerk, Master William de Kylkenny, to show them certain things on the king's behalf, and to appeal for him if necessary.

May 22. Marwell.

Protection for the men, lands, rents and possessions of Robert de Sampf[ord], master of the Knights Templars in England, and of the brethren of that place, the said master having gone beyond seas to the celebration of the chapter of his order in France; and he has letters patent hereof until he return from the chapter; and the king wills that in the meantime he be quit of pleas and plaints except pleas of novel disseisin.

May 22. Marwell.

Protection for the men, lands and possessions of O. king of Man and the Isles, gone on his own business to the parts of Norway by command of the king of Norway. [Fœdera.]

May 25. Marwell.

Notification to G. the pope of the appointment of Master Simon de Steyland and Peter Saracenus as the king's proctors to obtain and answer for him in the court of Rome, until Michaelmas next.

Appointment of the same.

Promise to merchants lending the said envoys 60 marks for the king's affairs to re-pay the same at the places and terms contained in the contract.

The like for the following amounts:—

Five letters for 60.

One for 60.

Four for 40.

Four for 25 [two cancelled].

Two for 30.

One for 20.

So in the whole there are letters of loan for 600 marks; and 60 marks were added afterwards.

May 25. Marwell.

Grant for life to Gerard de Hastinges, mayor of Oleron, of the land called Brea, which lies between Lachenaldoru' and Lachenal Davaille, for his maintenance in the king's service.

To the good men of the Peak. The king, by the common counsel of his lieges, has taken into his hands all his manors and demesnes, to stock them and make his profit of them; and he requests them to give him such an aid of their oxen, cows and sheeps to stock the said manor as John Gobaud, constable of the Peak, will tell them from him, as will give him cause to commend them and merit his gratitude.

May 28. Marwell.

Appointment of William, king's chaplain, as guardian of the void abbey of St. Mary, Winchester; and writ de intendendo to the tenants of the abbey.

Writ de intendendo to the prioress and convent.

Mandate to Master Henry de Cerne to deliver to him the custody of the abbey.

May 29. Marwell.

Appointment, during pleasure, of John Gubaud to the custody of the castle of Bollesovre, to answer at the Exchequer for all the issues of the castellany; and mandate to the tenants to be intendant to him as the king's constable of the castle.

Mandate to H.de Crepping to deliver the castle to him.

Mandate to H. de Trublevill, seneschal of Gascony, if the term be come for taking focages and holding assizes in the islands of Gereseye and Gernereye and the other islands in his custody, to cause the said focages to be taken in the king's name as used to be done in the times of Henry II, Richard and John.

Writ de intendendo to all of the said islands.

The like to knights, free men and all others of the islands.

May 30. Marwell.

Safe-conduct for merchants to come to any ports of England with wines, paying the old and accustomed duties; the king will not take their wines to his use or permit them to be taken by others without their consent and will, and then they shall be answered for them as is due.

May 30. Marwell.

Appointment, during pleasure, of William de Acra to the custody of the county of Cumberland, to answer at the Exchequer for the issues thereof, the king's manors and demesnes of the county being retained in the king's hands; and mandate to archbishops &c.

The like of John de la More to the custody of the king's manors and demesnes in the counties of Northumberland and Cumberland, to answer &c. and writ de intendendo for him.

May 31. Marwell.

Prohibition of a tournament to be held by barons, knights and others at Blyth on Monday before St. Barnabas the Apostle. And they are not to meet in quest of adventures or go armed in the king's land before Michaelmas next, so that the king may take counsel whether they should have licence to tourney or not.

Mandate to the prior of Blye to go there with Roger de Wastches' with the said letters and show the king's command to them.

The like of a tournament to be held at Cyrencestre on Monday, the morrow of the octaves of the Holy Trinity.

Mandate to the abbot of Cyrencestre to go thither with Adam Coc, the bearer of these letters, and execute the king's mandate.

June 2. Marwell.

Notification to all the king's friends and others that the horses which Richard Marshal, king's serjeant, is bringing are the king's horses; and request that they will permit him to bring them to him without impediment.

June 4 Marwell

Safe-conduct, until Michaelmas, for the king of Scotland and those with him, coming to the king at Newcastle upon Tyne to speak with him.

June 7. Marwell.

Grant to William de Gardinis of the custody during the minority of the heir of the land and heir of Gilbert le Bret, with the marriage of the heir, which custody and marriage the king previously granted to Henry son of Nicholas, who has surrendered the same.

Mandate to the said Henry to give him seisin thereof.

Writ de intendendo for him to the tenants.

MEMBRANE 6.

Master Guy, dean of the church of Bangor, bringing letters of the chapter announcing the voidance of that church, has letters directed to the canons of the church of Bangor of licence to elect.

June 6. Marwell.

Extension of the term of taking murage in the town of Winchester for three years from Michaelmas next.

Notification that of the goods late of Arnald de Peregoz, a heretic as is said, the king has taken nineteen tuns of Gascon wine, each tun of the price of 30s. from Barnabas son of Richard son of Randolf, in whose hands they were found at Southampton.

June 6. Marwell.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Roger de Essex to the custody of the honor of Peverel of Nottingham, to answer at the Exchequer; and writ de intendendo for him.

Grant to the good men of Winchester of their city at farm for three years from Michaelmas next, rendering at the Exchequer at Michaelmas 80l. by tale, as they used to do before.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Roger de Essex to the custody of the manors of Clipston and Kingeshagh, to answer at the Exchequer for the issues thereof; and writ de intendendo to all the men thereof.

June 10. Winchester.

Acknowledgment of the receipt on Sunday before St. Barnabas the Apostle, in the wardrobe at Winchester by the hands of Walter de Kirkeham and William de Haverhull, king's clerks of the wardrobe, of 500 marks which H. de Patheshull, the treasurer, caused to be carried thither from London, and to be delivered to the said clerks by the hand of John de Ely, his clerk.

June 11. Winchester.

Safe-conduct, until the Purification next, for Richard de Burgo and those with him, coming to England to speak with the king.

June 13. Winchester.

Royal assent to the ordination of A. prioress of Werwell as abbess of St. Mary's, Winchester; and mandate to the official of P. bishop of Winchester to do his part herein.

Writ de intendendo to the tenants of the abbey in favour of the said A. whose confirmation as abbess by Master W. de Sancte Marie Ecclesia, official of P. bishop of Winchester, has received the royal assent.

Mandate to William, king's chaplain, guardian of the said abbey, to give her seisin of all the lands and possessions of the abbey.

The king has mainperned to E. archbishop of Canterbury that he will cause amends to be made for all the trespasses and raids made upon L. prince of Abberfrau and lord of Snaudon and his adherents, as well upon Morgan de Carleon as upon others, during the last truce, which will terminate on the instant feast of St. James. [In the margin.] They have it not yet.

June 14. Winchester.

The dean and chapter of the church of Emly have licence to elect by Thomas de Imelaco, clerk of that church, who brought to the king letters of the dean and chapter testifying its voidance.

Exemption, for life, of Hugh de Bodekesham, father of Friar Mayner of the order of the Preachers, from being put upon assizes, juries or recognitions, and from suits of counties and hundreds.

Grant, for a fine of 120 marks, to John de Gatesden of the custody, during the minority of the heir, of the land of Gilbert de Abbernun, with the marriage and custody of the heir.

Notification that touching the cog which Philip de Albiniaco, in the war between King John and Louis son of the king of France, took before Portesmuth, laden with merchandise of merchants of Flanders, believing it to be of war (de guerra), and whereof the countess of Flanders and Hainault has often requested the king to give satisfaction to her and her merchants, especially as the said cog and the merchandise therein were of her land and she was not against King John, the following agreement has been made between the king and R. the advocate of Bethune, appearing in place of the countess before the king's presence, to wit, that if before W. bishop elect of Valence, J. earl of Lincoln and constable of Chester, Hugh Dispens[ator] and the said advocate the king can prove by good men that the said cog was of war, or laden with goods of the enemies of King John, or was coming to England for the sustenance of such enemies, then the king shall be quit touching the said cog and the goods therein, and if not, the king shall be bound by judgment of the said bishop-elect, earl, Hugh and advocate to make satisfaction for the same.

Grant to the men of the power of the said countess who at any time have complained to the king that men of his realm in returning from the parts of Brittany at his first transfretation plundered two of their vessels laden with their wines, that he will pay them so much thereof, as they can prove came to his uses, and will do them justice touching the residue which they can prove the king's men to have had. And when they have proved this, the king will distrain his said men to pay whatever they prove in this manner to have been taken by the king's men to the use of himself or others so far as their goods and chattels will suffice.

Grant also to the men of the said countess that whatever they can prove the king to owe to them by charter, or his men to owe to them by charter or otherwise, he will pay what is due from himself and will distrain his men to pay what is due from them so far as their goods and chattels will suffice. And to prove this when they will, the king has granted to the said men of Flanders safe-conduct in coming to England, staying there and returning.

June 15. Winchester

Mandate to the abbots of the Cistercian order in the county of York, to deliver to Robert de Creppinges, whom the king has appointed as receiver, the stock which they have conferred upon the king on his late petition to them.

Mandate to Brian son of Alan to deliver the castle of Pikering to Robert de Crepping, to whom the king has committed the custody of the said castle and the town of Pickering during pleasure, it not being expedient that the castle and town should be in separate custody.

Mandate to the same, by letters close, that if he will not deliver the castle to the said Robert, then he is to come personally to the king and surrender it, or send to him some one without delay empowered to surrender it.

June 15. Winchester.

Pardon to Ralph de la Hese of his abjuration of the realm for arson, on the usual condition.

The like to the following:—

Adam de Wytle.

William le Vilur.

In the pardons, by the lord chancellor because they were with P. bishop of Winchester.

June 18. Clarendon.

Grant to Jerman, the king's tailor, of 100 marks of the 200 marks wherein Belia late the wife of Deulebeneye, Jew of Winchester, made fine with the king for the houses which her husband held in fee, which were the king's escheats in that town; to be received at the Exchequer out of the first payments to be made to the king, term by term, until he have received the 100 marks in full.

June 19. Clarendon.

Grant to the mayor and good men of Exeter of murage for three years from Michaelmas next.

June 22. Milton (Middelton).

Protection with clause rogamus, without term, for the master and leprous brethren of the hospital of St. Margaret, Taunton.

June 27. Dundon.

Royal assent to the ordination made of Richard de Watlington, canon of Oseneye, to be abbot of Osolveston, with writ de intendendo to the tenants.

Mandate to Roger de Essex, guardian of the abbey, to give him seisin thereof.

MEMBRANE 5.

Royal assent to the ordination made by R. bishop of Lincoln, of Richard, sometime precentor of Oseneye, to be abbot of Osolveston, without prejudice to the right of the king and his heirs to have their licence applied for in the future voidances of the abbey.

June 27. Glastonbury.

Notification of a concord made before the king between Denise late the wife of Thomas le Waleys, complainant, and Robert de Briwes touching the whole land which the latter had of her gift in Borgton. The said Robert acknowledged the whole of the land to be the right of the said Denise and surrendered it to her in court, and for this acknowledgment she granted the same to him and his heirs for eight years, with reversions in tail to Thomas her son and heir, and to Agnes her daughter, and reversion to Denise and her heirs.

Forty acres of land and 2 marks of rent which Robert had of the gift of the said Denise are surrendered to the said Agnes, saving to him his escheats after the term for which she has that land. He also surrendered to the said Thomas a meadow with a garden, which he had of the gift of the said Thomas.

A moiety of the land late of Moses, which the said Robert had of the gift of Thomas le Waleys, sometime husband of the said Denise, remains to the said Robert and his heirs for ever.

The charters made between the said Robert, Denise and Thomas son of Denise are surrendered to the said Denise and Thomas and are henceforth to be held as void.

June 28. Bristol.

The term of taking murage in the city of Dublin is prolonged for four years from Christmas next.

Mandate to M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, to permit this to be done.

Protection for Baldwin de Veer, who has gone beyond seas as the king's envoy, so long as he be there by the king's order.

June 29. Bristol.

The like for Bartholomew Peche, going in like manner.

June 29. Bristol.

Promise to merchants lending the said Baldwin and Bartholomew, whom the king is sending to the court of Rome, 25 marks to pay that amount to the bearer of these letters, with letters of the envoys attesting the loan, at the times and places expressed in the contract.

The like for a loan of 25 marks.

[Cancelled.]Because they had them not.

Exemption of Peter de Iachingdon, knight, [to whom] Bartholomew Peche has committed the custody of his lands during his absence beyond seas, from suits of counties and hundreds and from assizes, juries or recognitions, until the return of the said Bartholomew.

July 3. Gloucester.

Mandate to William de Ferariis to deliver the castle of Bolesovre, which the king has committed, during pleasure, to the custody of John Gubaud, to the said John.

Royal assent to the election of Master Richard, archdeacon of the church of Bangor, to be bishop of that church; and mandate to E. archbishop of Canterbury, to do his part herein.

Whereas the mayor and good men of the king's town of Oxford have of their own accord taken upon themselves the charge of the murage of that town so far as regards the place which Robert son of Robert Oen held near the houses of the Friars Minors there, in the parish of St. Budock's (Sancti Bodochi), which the said Robert with the licence of the king gave to the said Friars to enlarge their dwelling place ; the king has granted to the said Robert that as he was before a free guest of the prior and brethren of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England in the said place, according to the liberty which the said prior and brethren had by charters of the king's ancestors and the king's confirmation thereof, he shall have the same liberty in the corpus of his house, wherein he now dwells elsewhere in the same town, in the parish of St. Michael before the North Gate.

July 4. Tewkesbury.

Licence, for three years from Michaelmas next, for Robert Oyllard, merchant of Amyens, to come safely to England with his merchandise, to trade there.

The like for Simon de Tony, merchant of Amyens.

July 8. Tewkesbury.

To R. bishop of Lincoln. Whereas there are contentions between the university of the clergy of Oxford and the commonalty of the town specially affecting the king, he has appointed Master William de Kilkenny, whom with W. de Kirkeham, dean of St. Martin's, London, and Godfrey de Craucumbe, the king's steward, he has thought it well to send to meet the said bishop to settle the contentions with the bishop, as the king's proctor to make appeals for the king, if necessity should arise, lest by any process touching the said business any thing should be attempted to the prejudice of the king or his dignity.

Presentation of Aymer de Mala Morte to the church of Fyninghal, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the lands late of the count of Brittany; directed to the archdeacon of Richmond.

Pardon to Walter Banastre for the death of Geoffrey his son, as it appears by inquisition made before the justices in eyre in the county of Leicester, that the said Walter, in chastising his son by beating him, struck him a blow on the arm by misadventure, and not by felony, whereof he died; with the usual condition.

Mandate to the justices in eyre in the county of Buckingham to cause this to be so enrolled and to be done.

John de Wauton, Osbert de Covintre and Adam de Sloutre, brothers of the priory of Kenyllewurth, bringing letters of the sub-prior and convent of Kenyllewurth and of A. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, announcing the resignation of their prior, have letters to the sub-prior and convent of licence to elect.

Presentation of William de Eboraco to the church of Geynton in the diocese of Lincoln.

July 9. Tewkesbury

Protection for John Lestrange, constable of Muntgumery, so long as he be constable of the castle of Mundgumery.

July 11. Tewkesbury.

Ratification of the truce taken at Theokesbiry on Friday the feast of St. Benedict, 20 Henry III, by E. archbishop of Canterbury, between the king and all his men and open adherents, and L. prince of Abbefrau and lord of Snaudon and his open adherents, as well Welsh as others, for one year from the feast of St. James, to wit, that both parties shall be in the same lands, men and homages wherein they were at the taking of the truce, saving to Morgan de Carleon the restitution of his lands and goods which G. earl Marshal seized from him during the last truce. If any thing shall have been forfeited in the meantime by the taking of lands, castles or goods, and the taking be manifest, the lands and castles shall be forthwith restored without waiting for the correction of the assessors of damages of the present truce, but in the case of goods taken amends shall be made by them, the truce nevertheless continuing; so that from this time no naams shall be taken for any interception of goods movable made within the truce, or for any contention which arose before the taking of the truce, but such shall be amended by the said correctors.

No one also shall receive in his power the adherents of the other side.

No new castle shall be fortified in the march or ruined castle re-built during the truce.

Lands shall be common according to the form of the last truce.

Henry de Aldithele, John Lestrange and Hervey de Stafford swore on the king's soul to keep the truce. [Fœdera.]

July 11. Tewkesbury.

Appointment of Geoffrey de Turvill, archdeacon of Dublin, to the custody of the lands of Obrun for his maintenance in the king's service, to hold without rendering anything so long as he serve the king and during pleasure ; with mandate to M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, to give him seisin thereof.

The said Geoffrey has letters patent in testimony thereof.

July 12. Tewkesbury.

Mandate to the king's constables, sheriffs, farmers, castellans and all other bailiffs in Connaught and Todmund as well as elsewhere in Ireland, to answer henceforward at the Exchequer of Dublin, for all rents, farms, fines (misericordiis) and all their issues and profits belonging to the king, as it is the king's will that all his bailiffs of Ireland answer henceforward at the Exchequer of Dublin as his bailiffs in England answer at the Exchequer of Westminster.

The king has taken into his safe-conduct, until one month after St. Kenelm, those coming from L. prince of Abbefrau to Shrewsbury and Wenlac to meet E. archbishop of Canterbury, to swear to and confirm the truce lately taken at Theokesbury between the king and the said L.

The said archbishop, with the king's will, has taken under the safeconduct of God, of holy church and of himself, all the envoys of the said prince and all his lieges who will assemble to confirm the said truce and to treat of peace at Shrewsbury on this instant feast of St. Kenelm ; and mandate to all bailiffs to put no impediment in their way.

The king has mainperned to the said archbishop that he will cause amends to be made for all trespasses and interceptions committed against the said prince and his adherents, as well Morgan de Carleon as others, within the truce last taken between him and the prince, which will terminate on the instant feast of St. James.

July 13. Tewkesbury.

Grant to Stephen son of John Blanchardin of 10l. at the Exchequer at Michaelmas yearly, until the king provide him with a competent ecclesiastical benefice.

July 14. Tewkesbury.

Mandate to the constable of the castle of Kenebauton to deliver that castle to Roger de Daunteseye, inasmuch as the divorce celebrated by the bishop of Norwich and his fellow judges between Roger de Daunteseye and Maud, countess of Essex, his wife, has been revoked by R. bishop of Hereford, and his fellow-judge by the authority of papal letters, and the countess adjudged to him as his lawful wife, as the said judges have signified to the king by letters patent.

MEMBRANE 4.

Grant to the abbot of Theokesbiry that he and his successors receive henceforth the 14½l. which he and his predecessors have been accustomed to receive by the hands of the king's bailiffs of Bristol, in the name of a tithe of the issues of the said town, by the hands of the same bailiffs by quarterly payments at St. Nicholas, Christmas, Easter and Midsummer.

Mandate in pursuance to the bailiffs of Bristol.

July 16. Feckenham

Royal assent to the confirmation of David, canon of Kenillewurth, as prior of Kenillewurth, with writ de intendendo to the tenants.

Mandate to the guardian of the priory to give him seisin thereof.

July 19. Worcester.

Pardon to Adam son of Reginald de Wulvreton for the death of Randolf le Rus.

The prior of Wenloc for the writ of pardon owes 17s. 4d. at the Exchequer.

Safe-conduct, until Whit-Sunday next, for all things and merchandise of Gregory de Roffa, serjeant of Henry de Trublevill, seneschal of Gascony, which he will cause to be brought to England to trade with, by sea and land.

Protection, until Hilary next, for the men, lands and possessions of Inbert, prior of Wenloc, whom the king has sent beyond seas as his envoy.

July 23. Worcester.

Writ de intendendo to the tenants of the manor of Shopland, late of Baldwin de Ostewic, constable of Boulogne, a Fleming, in favour of Henry de Tybotot, to whom the king has granted the manor to hold to him and his heirs by his espoused wife, until the king restore it to the right heirs of his free will or by a peace, and who has done homage. [Cf. Calendar of Charter Rolls, p. 220.]

July 25. Pershore.

Grant to the abbess of Wilton, in consideration of her having, at the petition of Queen Eleanor, granted to Mabel de Braybof for life two liveries in her house, that she and her successors be quit of receiving into their house any other nun at the petition of the said queen or otherwise during the life of the said queen, notwithstanding any privilege by reason whereof it belongs to the queen, as it is said, to make a nun in every religious house of the realm after her first coronation.

July 24. Pershore.

Protection, without term, for the prior of Worcester.

At the summons of the lord chancellor they ought to answer.

July 26. Pershore.

To the abbot and convent of Gyrivall. Inasmuch as Peter Boterel has bound himself to the king, that if he be convicted of having been with Peter, count of Brittany, or any other person against the king, after that the king received him into his grace and granted to him his land of the honor of Richemund in Estwytton, to wit. after 30 December, in the twelfth year, the whole of his land shall be forfeited to the king for ever, the king commands them to pay him the 20l. a year which they have been accustomed to pay for the said land by the name of fee-farm, as they once paid it to him and afterwards to Ralph Tyrel by the king's order.

July 27. Oddington.

Protection, without term, for John Blaunchard.

July 28. Woodstock.

Grant to Simon de Monte Forti, that if it chance that he die either beyond or on this side the seas, he shall have for four years from the day of his death the issues of the whole of his land in England of the honor of Leicestre for the acquittance of his debts and the execution of his will.

Extension of the term of taking murage in the town of Worcester for three years from Michaelmas next ; with this addition, that Peter Colle and John Franceys, burgesses of Worcester, be appointed to collect it, and Ralph Felagh and Alexander le Draper be appointed to receive it from them by tally and apply it to the work of the wall, and that both parties answer at the king's command for the money received from the said custom.

Mandate to the said Peter and John to be faithful and diligent herein, after making oath before the sheriff of Worcester that they will be so.

Mandate to the said Ralph and Alexander to apply the money faithfully, after making oath as above.

Mandate to the sheriff to cause proclamation to be made of the said extension, and to take the oaths of the said parties.

July 30. Woodstock.

Pardon to William son of William de Fenestall for the death of Robert le Tayllur.

Mandate to the justices next in eyre in the county of Lancaster to cause no inquisition to be made in their eyre of the said death and not to take occasion against the said William in any way, on condition that he stand his trial if anyone will proceed against him.

July 31. Woodstock.

Grant to Matthew Bezil of 16l. a year at the Exchequer, until the king provides him with an equivalent in escheats or wards, or otherwise.

[Cancelled.] Because a charter was mode thereof. [Charter Rolls, p. 221.]

Mandate to all reeves and bailiffs of ports in England to have a care of the bearer and see that he has his passage beyond seas as privily as possible; until the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.

Aug. 4. Woodstock.

Writ of liberate to the treasurer and chamberlains for payment to Matthew Bezilles and his heirs of 16l. a year until the king provide him with an equivalent in land, escheats or wards, as is contained in the king's charter made to him.

MEMBRANE 3.

Prohibition of a tournament to be held at Cambridge on Monday the morrow of St. Laurence.

Mandate to the prior of Bernewell, or the sub-prior, to go thither with Robert de Hardern, the bearer, with these letters, and execute the king's command.

Aug. 6. Woodstock

Pardon to Simon de Fynmere of his flight and outlawry for the death of Henry de Everthorp, on condition that he make peace with the relatives and stand his trial if anyone will proceed against him.

Aug. 8. Woodstock.

Notification that Margery late the wife of Gilbert de Acton has made fine with the king by 100s., to have the custody of the lands which her husband held of the king in socage in Acton during the minority of William, the son and heir.

Protection without term for Master Robert de Sumercotes.

The like for the following:—

Poncius son of Reginald de Pontibus.

Agatha Trussebut.

Aug. 10. Woodstock.

Notification to the seneschal of Gascony that the king has committed to Bartholomew de Podio the land late of the count of Angoulême in the island of Oleron, with the dues (affeagiis) of ships there, in recompense for the damages which he suffered through his disseisin by H. de Trublevill, seneschal of Gascony, from the land which the king had committed to him in that island, for which damages the seneschal has made fine with him in 400 pounds tournois; to hold until he receive the said 400 pounds.

Aug. 13. Silverstone (Selveston).

To the good men of all the king's manors and demesnes through which Walter de Burgo and Warner Engayne are about to pass. The king has appointed the said Walter and Warner to take into his hands all his manors and demesnes, with their parks, woods and other appurtenances, and to enquire how much they are worth yearly in demesnes, rents, services, villeinages and other issues, and touching lands alienated, and to do other things enjoined upon them ; and he commands them to be intendant to them in these and other things which they will say to them from him.

Protection, without term, for John son of Alan de Sumercotes.

Aug. 22. Nottingham.

To the good men of the king's manors and demesnes in the county of York. The king has appointed Robert de Crepinges to take the same into his hands &c. as above.

The like to the good men of the king's manors and demesnes of the counties of Cumberland, Northumberland and Lancaster.

The king has committed, during pleasure, to W. bishop elect of Valence, the lands late of the count of Brittany in England (except the land of Hynton, which he granted to Alan de Nevill), with the crops and stock therein for his sustenance in the king's service.

Mandate to Alexander Bacun to give him seisin thereof.

Licence to elect for the prior and convent of Norwich, by Peter de Calna, sacristan, and Ralph de Fuldon, monk, of the house of Norwich, who brought the king news that their church was void by the death of Thomas, sometime bishop of Norwich.

Presentation of William de Eboraco to the church of Kirkeham; directed to the archdeacon of Richmond.

Aug. 24. Nottingham.

Presentation of Philip de Sanveye to the church of Oxne, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the bishopric of Norwich ; directed to the archdeacon of Suffolk that he may admit him to the church and institute him as parson thereof by William Romanus, his proctor.

The prior and convent of Worcester, on news of the voidance of their church by the death of W. bishop of Worcester, have licence to elect by Thomas the sub-prior and Ernulf monk of their house, who came to the king on their behalf with their letters.

Aug. 27. Nottingham

Protection, without term, for Richard de Cogan.

Grant, during pleasure, to Adam de Staunton of 10l. a year at the Exchequer of Dublin, for his sustenance in the king's service.

Writ of liberate in pursuance to the justiciary of Ireland and the treasurer of Dublin.

Aug. 27. Nottingham

Appointment, during pleasure, of Hugh de Vivona to the custody of the castle of Bristol, with mandate to William Talebot to deliver the castle to him.

Grant to Thomas de Binetre of the deanery of Burnham, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the bishopric of Norwich, with mandate to R. de Shotindon, guardian of the bishopric, to induct him.

Pardon to William Cachepot of Dundalc of his abjuration of the land of Ireland for the death of Robert Laundri, on condition that he make peace with the relatives of the said Robert and stand his trial if anyone will proceed against him ; directed to the justiciary of Ireland and all bailiffs and lieges there. Tradite fuerunt clerico L. Dublin' ad R'.

Aug. 29. Nottingham.

Prorogation, until a fortnight after Michaelmas, of the safe-conduct for the king of Scots.

Aug. 30. Nottingham.

Extension of the term of taking the custom in the city of Waterford until four years from Michaelmas next.

Mandate to M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, to cause two good men to be appointed to take the same, who are to make oath to do the work faithfully and to see that the custom is applied to the walling of the city only and to no other purpose.

Safe-conduct, until Easter next, for Peter de Byrmyngeham and Hugh de Legh and their men, coming to the king in England to speak with him touching his affairs.

MEMBRANE 2.

Sept. 2. Perlethorp (Peverel Thorpe).

Grant, for life, at the instance of W. bishop elect of Valence, to Augustin son of Godard, host (hospiti) of the said bishop elect in Nottingham, that he shall not be distrained for any debt whereof he is not chief debtor or surety.

Sept. 8. Doncaster.

Grant, in consideration of his poverty, to Peter March that he shall be quit for life of the 60s. a year, which he has been accustomed to pay to the king's bailiffs of Nottingham towards their farm, for two ovens which he holds there, and that he shall hold the said ovens for his sustenance so long as he live.

Mandate to the good men of Nottingham to let him have the said 60s. for his maintenance accordingly.

He has also letters of account directed to the barons of the Exchequer for them to allow the said 60s. to the good men of Nottingham in the farm of their town, as is more fully contained in the Liberate Roll.

Protection with clause rogamus for three years from the Nativity of St. Mary, for the lepers of the hospital of St. Leonard, Thikehull.

Sept. 3. Pontefract.

Protection, without term, for the nuns of Ardinton.

Sept. 9. Northallerton (Alverton).

Royal assent to the election of Master Walter de Cantilupo to be bishop of Worcester: and mandate to the archbishop of Canterbury to do his part.

Grant to Robert de Becles of the deanery of Hecham, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the bishopric of Norwich; with mandate to the archbishop of Canterbury to induct him.

Sept. 11. Durham.

Mandate to the mayor and good men of Lenn, that inasmuch as the king has ordered a general tallage to be assessed upon all the tenants of the bishopric of Norwich, now void and in his hands, they are not to oppose him in having the tallage assessed upon them by his guardian of the said bishopric.

Sept. 19. Durham.

Pardon to Thomas son of Ralph de Gillingham of his flight and outlawry, for the death of Edith daughter of Burgh'nill' ; on condition that he make his peace with her relatives, and stand his trial if anyone will proceed against him.

Sept. 20. York.

Grant for life to Joan, queen of Scots, of the manor of Driffeld, with all its liberties and free customs as is more fully contained in a charter thereof to her; with writ de intendendo to to the tenants of the honor of Driffeld. [Calendar of Charter Rolls, p. 222.]

Appointment, during pleasure, of Peter de Bedinton, clerk, to the custody of the void abbey of Croyland ; with writ de intendendo to the tenants.

Writ de intendendo to the prior and convent.

The like of Thomas de Lech, clerk, to the custody of the abbey of Evesham.

The prior and convent of Evesham have letters of licence to elect an abbot.

The prior and convent of Croyland have the like.

Sept. 23. York

Protection, without term, for the nuns of Molseby.

Sept. 24. Sherburn.

To A. king of Scots. The king has been informed that it has been suggested to the said king touching Richard Suward that he himself procured his own capture, when the king caused him to be taken, and that after his deliverance he made an agreement with the king contrary to his fealty due to the king of Scots. The truth is that he never procured his own capture, and the king never caused him to be taken or detained for any other cause than to obtain from him security that the peace of the realm would not be disturbed, and no agreement was made by him either after or before he was taken, or at any other time, with the king contrary to his fealty to the king of Scots. That there may henceforward be no doubt in this matter, the king sends these letters patent.

1236.Sept.25.Pontefract.

Presentation of Philip de Sabaudia to the church of Hyldedon in the diocese of London, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the abbey of Evesham.

Sept. 26. Pontefract.

Writ of computate to the barons of the Exchequer to allow the bailiffs of York in the farm of their town every year during the life of William Malesoures 4l. 11s. 3d., that is, 3d. a day, which the king has granted to him for life by the hands of the said bailiffs, in lieu of a place which he held of the king in Kingestoftes in York until the king gave it to the Friars Preachers to enlarge their place there.

Grant to him of the said sum.

Mandate to the bailiffs to pay it.

Sept. 25. Doncaster.

Mandate to the assessors and collectors of the fortieth in the wapentake of the Northriding, co. York, to meet at a certain day and place to assess and collect the fortieth from the land of Richard de Percy, in the said wapentake, which remains to be assessed and collected by the said Richard, who then prevented it but now has granted that it shall be collected. The king has commanded the sheriff of York to cause all the men of the land of the said Richard to come before them for this purpose.

The like to the collectors and assessors of the fortieth in the wapentakes of the Westriding and Estriding in that county.

Sept. 28. Worksop.

Presentation of Master William de Kilkenny to the church of Wurfeld, in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield.

Sept. 28. Laxton (Lexinton).

The like of Peter de Piperun, clerk of J. de Ferentino, archdeacon of Norwich, the pope's chamberlain, to the deanery of Burneham, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the bishopric of Norwich ; and letters were directed to the official of the archbishop of Canterbury, in the said bishopric and to Robert de Shotind[on], guardian of the said bishopric, to induct him.

Like letters to the archbishop of Canterbury.

[Cancelled.] Because he had it not.

Sept. 28. Eccles (Heycle).

Royal assent to the election of Walter de Weston, monk of Croyland, to be abbot of Croyland. He has letters directed to the bishop of Lincoln.

Sept. 29. Eccles.

Appointment of Roger son of Osbert, Ralph de Burneham, Walter de Ingeham and Richard Butler (Pincerne) with the sheriff of Norfolk as wardens of this Yarmouth fair, and keepers of the peace therein.

Writ de intendendo to the good men of Yarmouth, and all persons coming to the said fair.

Writ of aid to the sheriff of Norfolk.

Oct. 2. Lincoln.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Robert de Creppinges to the custody of the castle of Pykeringes ; with mandate to Brian son of Alan to deliver the castle to him to hold as Brian held it. The king does not wish that anything on that account should be lost to him of the 100l. which the king has granted to him for the custody of the county of York, and of the castles of the said county.

MEMBRANE 1.

Oct. 4. Temple Bruer.

Royal assent to the election of Richard, prior of Carlisle, to be abbot of Evesham ; and this is signified to the pope that he may do his part herein.

Oct. 5. Semperingham.

Presentation of William de Wigornia to the church of St. Nicholas, Suthkeleseye, in the diocese of Lincoln.

Oct. 7. Peterborough.

Peter de Bedint[on], guardian of the abbey of Croiland, has letters of a tallage to be assessed on the tenants of the abbey ; and these are commanded to be intendant to him for this.

Oct. 14. Hertford.

Safe-conduct, until a fortnight after Tuesday following the feast of St. Denis, for Margaret wife of H. earl of Kent, and Margaret her daughter ; to come to Keninton to speak with him.

Oct. 14. Westminster.

Bond to John Saladin, Elias de Batevill, Robert de Male Palne, Nicholas le Engleys and Thomas le Macun, merchants of the power of the king of France, in 280 marks to be paid in three terms, to wit 100 marks at Michaelmas next, 100 marks at Michaelmas following, and 80 at Michaelmas, then following, for their wines which John Blancbuylly took away from them during the truce with France. And if the said John within the said terms can prove that the said merchants afterwards received of their said wines more than 77 tuns of wine, whatever they received beyond that amount shall be allowed the king out of the said 280 marks.

Oct. 21 Kempton.

Appointment of the prior of Wenelac to see that G. Marshal, earl of Pembroke, makes amends to L. prince of Abbefrau and lord of Snaudon, and to Morgan de Carlyon, in those things which remain to be amended touching the damages inflicted upon the said Morgan and his men by the earl through his occupation of the castle of the said Morgan.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Robert de Creppinges to the custody of the king's demesne woods belonging to his demesnes in the forest of Gautres, to answer for the vert and venison thereof before the chief justice of the forest.

[Cancelled.] Because otherwise on the Patent Roll of the 21st year.

Presentation of Thomas Tyrel to the church of Wylden, in the diocese of Lincoln.

Oct. 23. Westminster.

Appointment of Amaury de Sancto Amando to the custody of the castle of St. Briavels and of the forest of Dene, with all the issues thereof, at his own cost for one year from Whitsunday, 19 Henry III, rendering at the Exchequer 40l., unless war should occur, in which case the king will provide for him otherwise.

To the mayor and commune of Bordeaux. The king has lately learned that they have diminished his rights by drawing into their commune and the commonalty of the city of Bordeaux foreign knights and others who have [not] owed service to the king that in this way they may be taken from the service due to him, and usurping other things which belong to his dignity. For the defence of his liberties and rights, therefore, he commands them not to presume to withdraw or diminish his rights.

Oct. 24.Westminster.

Whereas the king was bound to G. archbishop of Bordeaux, to pay to him 400 marks for a prest made to Henry de Trublevill, seneschal of Gascony, for the king's affairs, whereof he has repaid 200 marks at Michaelmas, to Henry III, by the hands of Elias Boevur, clerk of the archbishop. He will repay the balance at the Ascension, 21 Henry III, to the archbishop or his messenger bearing these letters, with letters of the archbishop in testimony thereof.

[Cancelled.] Because satisfaction was made in the twenty-first year of this debt and others.

Notification that of 18l. 15s. due to the prior of Soulac (de Solaco) the king has paid 6l. 5s. at Michaelmas, 20 Henry III, and he will repay the balance at the following terms, to wit, at Michaelmas next 6l. 5s. and at Michaelmas following 6l. 5s.

Notification that of 122l. 15s. wherein the king was bound to Elias Viger of St. Emilion, and of which he repaid 40l. 18s. 4d. at Michaelmas last, he will repay the balance by like payments at Michaelmas next and Michaelmas following.

Notification that, of 32l. 10s. wherein the king was bound to Bernard Bachiler, and of which he repaid 10l. 16s. 8d. at Michaelmas last, he will repay the balance by like instalments at Michaelmas next and Michaelmas following.

Notification that of 200l. which Gailard Columb of Bordeaux lent to Hugh de Vivona, when he was seneschal of Gascony, to further the king's business in those parts, whereof the king should have repaid a moiety at Michaelmas in the nineteenth year and the balance at Easter following, the king [has repaid] 100 marks at Michaelmas last and will repay the balance of 200 marks to the said Gailard, or his messenger bearing these letters of Gailard, at the Ascension next.

To the constable of the Tower of London. The king has granted to Geoffrey Bauzan that he may surrender himself to the house of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England and after taking the habit thereof he shall leave the realm at once, never to return to England with or without the habit without the king's licence ; and therefore he charges the constable to cause him to be delivered out of prison and delivered at once to the prior of the Hospital to receive the habit.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Henry de Colne to the custody of the counties of Cambridge and Huntingdon ; and mandate to archbishops &c. to be intendant to him as the king's sheriff.

Appointment in like terms of John Lestrange as sheriff of the counties of Salop and Stafford.

Oct. 18. Westminster.

The king has committed, during pleasure, to A. (sic) earl of Pembroke, the king's manor of Odiham with the castle and all other appurtenances, except the park and forest and their custody, and the vert and venison there, to answer at the Exchequer the extent thereof.

[Cancelled.] Because otherwise in the Patent Roll of the twenty-first year.

Writ de intendendo to the tenants of the abbey of Croyland in favour of Richard, cellarer of Bardenay, ordained to be abbot of Croyland by R. bishop of Lincoln.

Oct. 23. Westminster.

Repetition of the appointment of Amaury de Sancto Amando as above.

Oct. 24. Westminster.

Whereas the king committed to brother G. the Templar, his almoner, the custody of his wardrobe, he has granted to Robert, master of the Knights Templars in England, that whatever may happen touching the said Geoffrey in the said office, the said house of the Temple shall not be bound to answer the king and his heirs in anything except reasonable...... ; and neither the king nor his heirs shall have power at any time to move an action or question on that account against the said house.