Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry III: Volume 3, 1232-1247. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1906.
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25 HENRY III.
1240.Oct. 28. Woodstock.
Grant for the indemnity of Imbert Pugers—to whom the king has granted the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of one moiety of the lands of Ralph son of Bernard, and who has made fine with him by 300 marks to have the custody of the other moiety—that, if Master Simon de Steilaund should so fully recover the king's grace that the king should be willing to restore to him the said custody by reason of a grant thereof previously made to him, the king will not disseise the said Imbert thereof until he have given him an equivalent.
Grant to Edelina daughter of Henry de Trublevill that she shall henceforth receive in one sum at Michaelmas the yearly fee of 10l. which the king granted to her for life at the Exchequer, to be paid in moieties at Easter and Michaelmas.
Prohibition of a tournament to be held at Brackele on Tuesday before All Saints.
Nov. 3. Woodstock.
Grant to W. archbishop of York and his assigns of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of the lands af Thomas Karro, which custody belongs to the king by reason of the voidance of the bishopric of Durham; with the custody and marriage of the heirs.
Nov. 7. Oxford.
Presentation of John de Secusia, nephew of Master Henry, prior of Antibes (Antipolitan') to the church of Crek, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land late of Mabel de Caunvill, as Master Henry, whom the king presented to that church, has not thought fit to prosecute such presentation : directed to R. bishop of Lincoln.
Nov. 12. Westminster.
Appointment, during pleasure, of John de Wadinton to the custody of the counties of Essex and Hertford, to answer for them at the Exchequer.
Nov. 13. Westminster.
The prior and convent of Durham have licence to elect a bishop, as the resignation has been made into the pope's hands of their election of their prior.
Nov. 17. Westminster.
Grant for life to John Maunsel of the whole land late of Master Simon de Steland in Madisle ; and grant to him of the corn in the said land at this date.
Nov. 16. Westminster.
Writ of liberate to the treasurer and chamberlains for payment to Jordan, sometime cook of the king's sister Isabel, empress of Almain, of 50s. a year, which the king has granted to him at the exchequer for his maintenance, during pleasure.
Grant to John son of Geoffrey, because the king is certified that Savary de Boun, who married his sister, is non compos mentis, that if through the madness of the said Savary any misfortune happen to himself or any other by him, the heirs of the said Savary shall not be disinherited on that account.
Mandate to the bailiffs and good-men of Winchester to make known to all merchants coming to their city the provision of the king and council that all the king's prises from merchants shall be paid at four terms of the year, to wit, the prises due in the fair of Northampton in the fair of St. Ives, [the prises due in the latter] in the fair of Boston, the prises due in the latter in the fair of Winchester, and those due in the latter in the fair of Northampton.
Nov. 17. Westminster.
Grant to Frederic Rollandi, Gentil Gentil, Theobald Theobalducii, Montaninus Buchy, merchants of Siena, that they may renew their first debts by new contracts, notwithstanding the king's former mandate thereon.
Licence for the said merchants and other merchants of Siena, notwithstanding the king's order that merchants practising usury in the realm should not stay in England beyond a fixed time, to stay there until they have recovered the debts owing to them at the time of the making of these letters, on condition that they lend no further money at usury, and protection for them herein.
Presentation of John de Suse to the church of Reppele ; directed to H. de Rupibus, archdeacon of Winchester.
Nov. 21. Westminster.
The like of John de London to the benefice which Master Simon de London had in the church of Acland, upon the resignation of the said Master Simon, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the bishopric of Durham ; directed to the archbishop of York.
[Nov.] 22. Westminster.
Appointment, during pleasure, of William de Lancastria to the custody of the county of Lancaster with the castle of Lancaster.
Nov. 29. Windsor.
Presentation of Master Peter Phisicus to the church of Chypping, in the king's gift by reason of the lands and heir of J. sometime earl of Lincoln being in his hands ; directed to the archbishop of York.
The like ; directed to the archdeacon of Richmond, because it was not known to which of them the letters should be directed.
Nov. 28. Windsor.
Grant to Hugh de Vivona, for this time, of whatever belongs to the king of the marriage of Katharine late the wife of Michael son of Nicholas by reason of the barony which she holds of the king in chief.
Dec. 3. Windsor.
The prior and convent of Lilleshull have licence to elect an abbot, as their abbey is void by the resignation of Simon, sometime abbot.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Robert Turnebuel to collect the castle-guard rents of the castle of Dover ; directed to all sheriffs in whose bailiwicks the rents are, and they are to be helping unto him where he is not sufficient of himself to distrain those who owe the same.
Dec. 5. Windsor.
Grant for life to Robert de Cantuaria, king's clerk, of the custody of the great gate (janue) of the court of the priory of the Holy Trinity, Canterbury, which was found to be vacant by the death of Reginald le Messager, sometime porter, after the death of E. sometime archbishop of Canterbury, and which it pertains to the king to confer by reason of the voidance of the archbishopric of Canterbury.
Notification to the tenants of the honor (sic) of Shorestan that the king, by charter, has granted to Matthew Bezil the said manor of Shorestan at a rent at the Exchequer of 20l. a year, and mandate to them to be intendant to him as their lord in all that pertains to the manor. [Cal, Charter Rolls, p. 255.]
Presentation to Master Henry de Secusia to the church of Monekeston, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the archbishopric of Canterbury, directed to the archdeacon of Canterbury.
Dec. 6. Windsor.
Appointment, during pleasure of John Lestrange to the custody of the county of Chester with the castle of Chester and other appurtenances ; with mandate to John de Lexinton to deliver them to him.
Writ de intendendo to all persons of Cestre.
To Gilbert de Hawvill, although he does not hold land in Halinggebury save only de ballio nostro, for which reason the king might take it into his hands or confer it on whom he pleased, nevertheless out of pity, and in compassion for his infirmity, the king grants that he shall hold that land for life, on condition that he render yearly ½ mark, in the name of seisin, at the Close of Easter, to the king's serjeant, Master Roger de Ros, the king's tailor, to whom the king has given that land, by charter, in fee and inheritance. [Cal. Charter Rolls, p. 255.]
Dec. 14. Windsor.
Presentation of William son of Robert Hardel to the church of All Hallows the Less (super Celarium), London, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the bishopric of Winchester ; directed to the bishop of London.
Dec. 14. Windsor.
Grant to Advocatus, son of William de Monte Coci of the custody of the land and heir of Robert de Barnevill with the marriage of the heir; which pertains to the king by reason of his custody of the land and heir of G. de Clare, earl of Gloucester.
Exemption of P. bishop elect of Hereford from any account from the time when he received the custody of the king's wardrobe until Easter, 25 Henry III.
[Cancelled.] Because otherwise below.
Presentation of William de London, chaplain, to the church of Cheyham, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the archbishopric of Canterbury ; directed to the dean of Croynden.
Dec. 14. Windsor.
Grant to John de Plessetis of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of the land and heirs of Nicholas Malemeins, except the land he had in the county of Northampton ; with the marriage of the heirs.
Protection for the bearer Bartholomew de Houeton, whom the king is sending as his messenger to Denmark and Saxony to buy goshawks.
Quit-claim to P. bishop elect of Hereford from all account and reckoning which the king might require of him by reason of his custody of the wardrobe from the time when he had that custody.
Dec. 17. Windsor.
Appointment, during pleasure, of John Lestrange to the custody of the county of Chester with the castles of Chester, Beeston and Haulton, and other appurtenances ; and mandate to John de Lexinton to deliver the same to him.
Dec. 17. Windsor.
Royal assent to the election of Richard de Salopia, canon of Lilleshul, to be abbot of Lilleshull, and mandate to the bishop of Coventry and Lichesfeld to do his part herein.
1240.Nov. 30. Windsor.
Appointment of Stephen de Sedgrave to the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of the land which Nicholas Malemeins held in Burton.
Mandate to the sheriff of Northampton to give him seisin thereof.
Dec. 28. Westminster.
Protection, without term, for Michael, abbot of Glastonbury, and the monks of that house.
Dec. 25. Westminster,
Grant to Advocatus son of William de Monte Acuto, his heirs or assigns, of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of the land and heirs of Robert le Barnevill, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heir of G. de Clare, earl of Gloucester ; with the marriage of the heirs.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Nicholas de Haveresham, sheriff of Wilts, to whom the king has committed the custody of the foreign hundred of Melcsham, with the said county, to answer for the same at the Exchequer; and mandate to the good men of the hundred to be intendant to him.
The monks of the Holy Trinity, Canterbury, have licence to select an archbishop by S. the subprior, W. the precentor, R. de Suwell and Th. de Bridlinton, monks of the same house.
Grant to Master Henry de Secusia of a yearly benefice of 15 marks receivable from the rector of the church of Necherche, which Adam le Sauser (Salsarius) received in the same church of the gift of . . ., sometime archbishop of Canterbury ; which benefice is in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the archbishopric of Canterbury.
Mandate to S. archdeacon of Canterbury to invest him with the said rent ; and to cause the same to be paid by the rector for the time being, yearly.
Mandate to the said rector of Neucherch, to pay the same.
Dec. 28. Rochester.
Appointment of Master Henry de Secusia as the king's proctor in the court of O. cardinal deacon of St. Nicholas in Carcere Tulliano, or of his delegates, in all causes moved or to be moved against J. Bacon [priest], and Master Robert de Abbendon and all other clerks of England.
Grant to Boniface, provost of Asti, that whereas E. archbishop of Canterbury, granted to him 10l. a year from his chamber until he should provide for him in an ecclesiastical benefice, he shall take 10l. yearly by the hand of the guardian of the archbishopric so long as the custody of the same remain in the king's hands, unless the king provide for him in a fitting ecclesiastical benefice, which he promises to do as soon as possible.
Pardon to the legate of the 60 marks which he received in the wardrobe as a loan, and neither he nor Markewald his chamberlain, for him, shall be held to the payment thereof.