Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry III: Volume 3, 1232-1247. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1906.
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1241, membranes 13, 12, 11
26 HENRY III.—PART 1.
1241.Oct. 28. Westminster.
Protection for the hospital of Holy Trinity, Ivelcestre, the master and brethren thereof and their men, during the minority of John le Daneys.
Oct. 29. Westminster.
Royal assent to the election of Walter de Benigwurth, monk of Bardenay, to be abbot of that house ; and mandate to the tenants to be intendant to him.
Writ of liberate to the treasurer and chamberlains to pay to Alvred Aloet, sometime serjeant of the king's sister Isabel, 50s. a year granted to him at the Exchequer for his maintenance.
Appointment of Master William le Brun with John Lestrange, justice of Chester, or such person as the justice shall appoint in his place, to extend the king's demesne lands and manors in the county of Chester ; and mandate to all tenants thereof to be attendant to them.
Mandate to the justiciary of Ireland to have the king's castle of Ganno safely guarded and fortified so far as necessary out of the issues of the land of Ireland ; and the king will have the cost thereof allowed to him.
Oct. 30. Westminster.
Appointment, during pleasure, of John de Munemuth to the custody of the Manors of Cardigan and Kaermerdin, with the counties and castles of the said manors.
Presentation of Robert de Coleham to the church of Bulewell ; directed to the archbishop of York.
Appointment of Master Simon de Wauton as the king's proctor in the matter of the inquisition being taken between the king of the one party, by apostolic authority and the bishop of Bayonne, of the other party.
[Cancelled.] Because the letters were surrendered.
Nov. 3. Westminster.
Writ of liberate to the treasurer and chamberlains for 10l. a year granted to Reginald le Rus at the Exchequer of Michaelmas, until the king provide him with an equivalent of land in wards or escheats.
Nov. 4. Westminster.
H. earl of Essex and Hereford has surrendered to the king by his order the castle of Dover, which had been committed to his custody during pleasure ; so that he and his heirs are quit of the said custody.
Exemption, for life, of John de Gatesden from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions ; and he is to be quit of view of frankpledge, suits of counties and hundreds, and common summonses of justices in eyre whether for pleas of land or of the forest.
Mandate to John de Cobeham to deliver the castle of Rochester to Peter de Sabaudia, to whose custody the king has committed it, during pleasure ; and acquittance to him and his heirs of the said custody.
Nov. 5. Westminster.
Presentation of William Laurence to the church of Chipping, void by the resignation of Master Peter Physicus ; directed to Master J. archdeacon of Richmond.
Restitution to W. Marshal, earl of Pembroke, of his marshalsey as fully as his brother W. earl of Pembroke had it at his death. Grant also that, notwithstanding his surrender to the king of the castles of Kardigan and Kaermerdin, which his brother G. earl of Pembroke had of the king's gift, he and his heirs shall use all the liberties and free customs in his other lands of Wales which his predecessors justly had therein before the collation aforesaid.
Grant further that if the conquests made by his brother G. in the lands of Kardigan and Kaermerdin be of the value of the feoffments which he made (feodarit) there and exceed by one third the value of the feoffments then the feoffments shall stand and remain, otherwise they shall revert to the king.
Nov. 6. Westminster
Acknowledgement, for the protection of Anselem the chaplain, vicar of Wrotham, that by order of the king he delivered to Bernard de Sabaudia and Peter de Lanciac, clerk of William, archdeacon of Vienne, proctors of the said archdeacon, 78 marks due to the said archdeacon of the pension due from the church of Wrotham, to wit, of the year 1239, 18 marks, and of 1240, 60 marks.
Grant that all those on whom Walter de Lacy conferred any wards, whereof they were in seisin in the lifetime of the said Walter, shall keep the said wards without impediment.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Peter de Sabaudia, the king's uncle, to hold the custody of the Cinaque Ports ; and mandate to the barons thereof to be intendant to him.
Nov. 8. Windsor.
Presentation of William de Areins to the church of Patney ; directed to the bishop of Salisbury.
Appointment of Henry de Leuekenore to the custody of the hospital of St. John without the east gate, Oxford, until the return of Robert the chaplain, the warden, who by licence of the king has gone to the north, and until the king give other order.
Nov. 9. Windsor.
Presentation of William de Haverhull to the church of Wensinton, in the king's gift by reason of the bishopric of Winchester ; directed to the archdeacon of Winchester.
Nov. 12. [Windsor.]
Appointment, for life, during the king's pleasure, of Engelard de Cygony to the custody of the castle and manor of Odiham ; rendering 20l. a year.
Nov. 16. Windsor.
Prohibition of a tournament to be held at Blyth on Thursday before St. Katharine.
Mandate to the abbot of Roche and the priors of Lenton and Blyth to be at Blyth on that day to prohibit it.
Mandate to the sheriff of Nottingham not to permit anyone to sell victuals or other things to those tourneying there.
Nov. 17. Windsor.
Presentation of Oger de Cormery to the church of Heles ; directed to the official of the bishop of Worcester.
The like of Jeremiah de Caxton to the church of Godemeresham, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the archbishopric of Canterbury ; directed to the official of the archdeacon of Canterbury.
To the tenants of the manors late of John Byset, which are now in the king's hands. The king is sending to them William Benedicti, with the sheriffs of the counties where the lands are, to expedite his affairs, and he commands them to be intendant to them.
Nov. 17. Windsor.
To the prior and subprior of Lewes and William de Munceaus, executors of the will of W. earl of Warenne. By inspection of letters patent of the earl, it seems to the king that the 200 marks whereby Hugh de Playz made fine with the earl for the custody of the land and heir of Philip de Burnham should rather come to the use of John son of William than into the testamentary goods of the earl, wherefore the king commands them to signify to him without delay whether they will consent that Hugh pay the money to the said John. The king has forbidden Hugh to pay it to them, and if he have already paid any part, the king wills that that be taken as part payment of 700 marks whereby Hugh made fine with the earl for the custody of the land and heir of Simon de Perpund, as the king has signified to him. If they will not consent, they are to be before the king on the octaves of St. Andrew, to show wherefor the 200 marks pertain to the will.
Nov. 18. [Windsor.]
Grant for life to Francus de Ermenye, for his maintenance, of 100s. a year by the hands of the sheriff of York at the Close of Easter out of the farm of the county.
Writ of allocate to the barons of the Exchequer, accordingly.
Nov. 28. Marlborough.
Appointment of Master Robert de Forde, as the king's proctor in the matter of an inquisition which is being taken between the king of the one part, by apostolic authority, and the bishop of Bath of the other part, before the bishops of Hereford and Exeter and the abbot of St. Edmunds.
Presentation of Peter Chaceporc to the church of Croynden, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the archbishopric of Canterbury ; directed to Master S. archdeacon of Canterbury.
Acquittance to John Lestrange, justice of Chester, for 1,000 marks which he received by order of the king from Richard the chaplain, messenger, of Geoffrey de Turvill, archdeacon of Dublin and treasurer of Ireland, of the issues of the land of Ireland, whereof he has delivered by order of the king 250 marks to Ralph de Dunum, king's clerk, for the fortification of the castles of Beeston (de Rupe) and Rothelan, and 750 marks to the king himself at Marleberg on Monday, St. Katherine's Day, 26 Henry III.
Mandate to M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, to provide, as soon as opportunity offers, Master David the Surgeon with 100s. of land in escheats or wards.
Nov. 29. Marlborough.
To W. archbishop of York and all the bishops and prelates about to meet at Oxford. The king has thought good to send to their presence Geoffrey de Langele to appeal for him against their determining anything in the council now convoked against his crown and dignity. He has also put in his mouth some things to set forth to them and they are to have faith in the said Geoffrey touching these things.
Dec. 2. Marlborough.
Mandate to John Lestrange—after that David son of L. sometime prince of North Wales, has delivered to him the following hostages, to wit, Rees son of Edenaueth, the son of Thuder Abidenauet, the son of Griffin son of Edenaueth, the son of Wronob son of Edenauet, the son of Kenewrec son of Wronob, the son of Enyo Vaghan, Llewelin son of Enyun, Yerforth son of Mereduch, the son of Llewelin son of Mereduch, the son of Karewich son of Enyon, the son of Hoel son of Kevenbrech, Thuder son of Aaron, the son of Kevenorch son of Wrono, Eneon son of Edenaueth, the son of Mereduc son of Yerforth, the son of Mereduc son of Athaf, the son of Enyon son of Lawarg, the son of Ithel Vaghan, the son of Wylym son of Enyon, the son of Adaf Dyn, the son of Hoel son of Heylin, and the son of Gogon son of Tawaret le Enginur —to cause Eneon Vaghan and Wrennok Kenewrek to be delivered from prison to go whither they will, together with the three hostages whom he holds in tenenciam until the delivery of the above hostages to him.
Dec. 8. Reading.
Grant to John Maunsel of that prebend in the church of St. Paul, London, late of Master William de Sancte Marie Ecclesia, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the bishopric of London ; and mandate to the dean and chapter to assign him a stall in the choir and a place in the chapter.
Grant, during pleasure, to Griffin son of Maddok de Brumfeld of 20l. a year at the Exchequer.
Dec. 10. Reading.
Grant to John Maunsel of the prebend of Totehale, late of Master Geoffrey de Lucy, sometime dean of St. Paul's, London ; and mandate in pursuance to the subdean and chapter.
Dec. 11. [Reading.]
Notification that Nicholas de Molis and Peter Chacepore by order of the king have delivered to H. count of La Marche and Angoulême, the king's father, and I. the queen, the king's mother, his wife, and Hugh de Lezinan, their son, certain writings of covenants between the king and them, which the king committed to the said Nicholas and Peter to deliver to them without any condition.
The prioress and convent of Godestowe have licence to elect an abbess by M. the subprioress and M. the cellarer (celerariam).
Dec. 16. Windsor.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Bernard de Sabaudia to the custody of the castle and forest of Windlesor.
Dec. 16. Windsor.
Grant to Roger de Pavely of 10l. a year at the Exchequer for his maintenance in the king's service, until the king provide him with land to that value in wards or escheats.
Dec. 18. Windsor.
Presentation of Artaud de Sancto Romano to the church of Scaudeford ; directed to the archdeacon of Surrey.