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1242, membranes 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

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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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26—27 HENRY III.

[Letters Patent, Charters, etc. made in Gascony.]

MEMBRANE 15.

1242.May 20. Portsmouth.

Safe-conduct, until All Saints, for Matthew le Furner, bringing a ship of Depe with wines and merchandise.

May 24. Portsmouth.

The like, for three years from Whitsunday, for Richard le Moyne bringing the ship of St. Mary of Gernereye.

May 24. Pons.

To L. king of the French. The king has empowered Ralph son of Nicholas, John de Lexinton, Master Peter de Burdegala and William Grimbaud to receive amends for attacks committed upon the king and his and to make amends for the like committed against the said L. and his, against the form of the truce. [Fœdera.]

And they were enrolled by word of mouth of our lord.

To the same. The said persons have power to receive a day to make amends for the said attacks. [Fœdera.]

And they were enrolled by word of mouth of Sir Geoffrey de Wuleward.

May 25. Pons.

Mandate to Rostand de Solariis, seneschal of Gascony, out of the farm of the city of Bordeaux to let Master Peter le Leche have forty pounds of Tours for the 10l. of sterlings which were due to him at the Exchequer of his fee for the twenty-fifth and twenty-sixth years.

May 26. Pons.

Grant to Peter of Geneva (Jebenensi) of 100l. a year from the king's wardrobe, until the king provide for him more fully in some land, to wit, in an escheat or a marriage.

May 30. Pons.

Protection, without ferm, for Alice, lady of Rocheford.

The like for the abbot of the church of Blazimont (Blarimontis) for himself, his church and his monks.

Power to H. de Bohun, earl of Essex and Hereford, John son of Geoffrey, Herbert son of Matthew, Ralph son of Nicholas, and Master Peter de Burdegala to receive and make amends for attacks by or upon the men of the king of France during the last truce. [Fœdera.]

The like to the same; if L. king of France, will restore to the king the lands late of Savary de Malo Leone, which he seized during the truce, and will satisfy the king for the issues thereof since he seized the lands. [Fœdera.]

To the same. Know that on this present Saturday, after their retirement, the king has heard rumours that the king of France has taken the castle of Berceres and the homage of Ralph de Bellomonte, who was of the king's fealty and service and receives a yearly fee, which was paid to him last Christmas, wherein the said king seems plainly to have infringed the truce, and therefore he commands them to seek amends in respect of that attack, together with the land of Savary de Malo Leone, and for other plaints ; and unless immediate satisfaction be made in this article touching the castle and homage, with the land of the said Savary, they are to inform the envoys of the king of France that they have made default in making amends to the king, and treat no further with them. [Fœdera.]

The like to the same as far as 'and therefore he commands them ' and then thus ' to propose to the envoys of the king of France the interposition of this article amongst the other articles, and instantly ask of them amends of this as of the other damages.'

July 5. [rectius June 5.] Pons.

Protection for William Ernaldi de Tantalun so long as he be willing to stand to right in the king's court.

June 6. Pons.

The like, until Christmas, for Sibyl, lady of Surgeres, so long as she be faithful to the king.

June 9. Pons.

The like, until Michaelmas, for the abbot and chapter of St. Astier, in the diocese of Perigeux, for them and their church.

June 12. Pons.

Grant to Richard le Peytevin, son of Peter le Peitevin, of the next void benefice in the king's gift of the value of 20 marks; and to John son of the said Peter of the next one of the value of 10 marks; with mandate to the archbishop of York to provide them accordingly.

The like to John Silvestre of a benefice of the value of 40 marks a year as soon as one is available; with mandate to the archbishop as above.

Mandate to the warden of the change, Canterbury, to pay yearly to Robert de Cantuaria, during his life, 100s. out of the issues of that change in lieu of that die which the king formerly granted to him in the mint (monetaria) of Canterbury; with mandate to the barons of the Exchequer by letters which the king sends to him to shew them to allow the said sum.

Mandate by letters close to the said barons to allow the same yearly.

June 11. Saintes.

Protection, without term, for Bartholomew de Podio.

Grant to Peter de Bedinton of a benefice of the value of 40 marks, with mandate to the archbishop of York to provide the same when opportunity offers.

MEMBRANE 14.

June 11. Saintes.

Mandate to the archbishop of York to provide Master Ralph de Neketon, one of the king's clerks, with a better benefice, as the king desires specially to commend his service to him and that the king may be absolved from the payment of a fee of 50 marks a year at the Exchequer which the same Peter received from him.

To William le Arceveske and others in garrison at Partenay. The king has this present Monday, the morrow of the octave of Whitsunday, warned the king of the French that inasmuch as he takes no measures to make amends for attacks made on his side against the truce he is no longer bound to observe the same ; and therefore, he commands them not to observe the truce after next Wednesday, but to grieve the said king and his in every possible way. [Fœdera.]

Safe-conduct, until All Saints, for Geraid de Stavere, bringing a cog called Legerepe into the king's land and power.

Grant to Bartholomew Peche, that although the king has oftentimes by letters commanded him to make many preparations at the king's charges against his crossing into Poitou after Easter, to wit, of bridges, and hurdles, of arresting ships, and of payment of money to mariners, and of other things, whereof an account might be required of him or his heirs, the king will require no such account, but he and his heirs shall be entirely quit thereof.

June 16. Saintes.

Signification to the mayor and commune of Bordeaux, because they give the king to understand that they owe no service to him without the diocese of Bordeaux, that he well believes them herein, and grants them the said liberty as they have had it heretofore.

To the same, the king renders them special thanks for having been willing to come so powerfully and honourably to his service; and, as they give him to understand that they owe no service without the said diocese, and he does not intend or require of them anything not due, he signifies that the service which they are at present doing in Saintonge or Poitou of their grace and at his request he receives from them with thanks, and it is not to be drawn into a precedent.

June 17. Saintes.

Acknowledgment and confirmation of the said liberty.

Grant to Albert del Guarait, for his homage and service, that he and his heirs shall have 25l. a year at the Exchequer of Michaelmas in England, until he or they recover that rent in the fair of Luches which Albert his father had of the gift of Richard, the king's uncle, as appears by charters which the king has inspected, or until the king provide him or them with an equivalent of land or rent in Poitou.

Safe-conduct, until Easter, for Bernard de Bosketto, merchant of Marseille.

Letter of credit to the amount of 60 marks for Master Peter de Burdegala and Bartholomew Peche, whom the king is sending to Italy and Apulia on his affairs.

[Cancelled.] Quia non habuit.

The like for 40 marks.

Notification that the king is bound to William, count of Auvergne, to maintain for him 100 knights, each of whom shall take daily 12d. sterling, for one year from the day whereon the count shall begin to move war against the king of France, unless the king have truce or peace with that king before that term.

Protection, for five years from Midsummer next, for Master Peter de Burdegala.

Mandate to the count of Toulouse and all his bailiffs and provosts to give safe-conduct to Master Peter de Burdegala and Bartholomew Peche, passing through their parts to Italy; and to treat them kindly because the king asks this.

Bond of the king to his mother Isabel, queen of England, countess of La Marche and Angoulême, in 500 [marks] to be paid at Michaelmas next for the land of Mastac, which she has surrendered to the heir of Robert de Sabloyl at the instance of the king.

Request to the bishops, counts, marquesses, podestàs, bailifts, provosts and others of the Emperor, to give safe-conduct to Master Peter de Burdegala and Bartholomew Peche, in passing through their district.

To the Emperor. The king is sending the said Peter and Bartholomew to treat with him touching certain articles sometime treated of by envoys of the emperor with the king. [Fœdera.]

June 18. Saintes.

Surrender to the church of St. Peter, Soubise (Subisiens') and the prior and canons there of a saltpit in Oleron, commonly called la Baudecer, which Mary Bauducer, daughter of Andrew Bauducer, bequeathed to them by her will, to hold as she bequeathed it to them.

Mandate to the provost of Oleron to give them such seisin thereof as the said Mary would have recovered if she were still alive.

June 19. Saintes.

Safe-conduct, for one month from Midsummer, for twelve men of the isle of Re, whom the men of that island are sending to the king.

Protection, without term, for Alan de Winceley, for himself and William his brother.

Mandate to the archbishop of York and W. de Cantilupo that, if John son of Geoffrey can cultivate and enclose with a dyke 60 acres in the heath of Sloudon within the New Forest, without great harm to the forest, they are to permit this to be done.

To the Emperor. The king has empowered Master Peter de Burdegala and Bartholomew Peche to enter into a treaty between the emperor and him of peace and truce, war and concord against all men, conventions made on the king's part with the church of Rome being excepted; and to swear to the same on the king's soul.

MEMBRANE 13.

Promise to Master Peter de Vinea, judge of the great imperial hall, in consideration of his services and deserts, to provide him with 40l. yearly of land from some escheat, when opportunity offers; and grant to him in the meantime of that amount yearly at the Exchequer of London.

June 24. Tonnay.

Safe-conduct for Henry Pychepape of Rye, to grieve the king's enemies by sea and land, and for those whom he shall bring with him into the king's service; so long as the war with the king of France endure.

Protection, until All Saints, for the prior of Juis, on condition that under the cover of this protection he do not presume to shelter the goods of others.

The like for the preceptor of the houses of the Knights Templars, both of Bourgneuf en Retz (de Burgo Noco) and of Rochelle.

June 28. Tonnay.

Promise to restore to Geoffrey de Rancon the losses which he suffered by reason of that thing whereof words were brought to him by Reginald de Ponte and Hugh de Vivona, at the award (dictum) of the said Reginald, Peter Bechet, Peter de Nyoyl and Geoffrey Viger.

Grant to the good men of the isle of Re that so long as they be in the king's allegiance and service, they may make for themselves a mayor, jurats and commune. [Fœdera.]

June 28. Tonnay.

Grant to the king's brother, Guy de Lezinan, and his heirs lawfully begotten of 300 marks a year at the Exchequer in England, if the king be there, or from the wardrobe, if the king be beyond seas ; until the king provide for him in wards, escheats or a marriage, to the value of 300 marks or more.

The like to Geoffrey de Lezinan of another 300 marks.

[In the margin.] Suspendantur feoda.

Licence for Fulk Ricardi de Oleron to send to Spain his ship called the halop of St. George, which Fulk his son leads, to buy horses, merchandise and other goods to bring to Oleron but nowhere else; and safe-conduct for the said Fulk in so doing, until Christmas.

The like for him for his ship called Fluriet, which Laurence his son leads.

Appointment, during pleasure, of John le Flemeng as the king's provost in the isle of Re, to keep in that island all customs belonging to the king on goods for sale and other things.

Vacated because otherwise next below.

The like, without the words 'during pleasure,' and with this addition, 'and to preserve the king's rights there.'

June 30. Taillebourg.

Promise to R. count of Toulouse and marquess of Provence, the king's kinsman, that the king will labour for him to marry Margaret, the king's sister, daughter of the count of La Marche and Angoulême, at the term which the count of Toulouse will let him know when he comes to see him. [Fœdera.]

Grant to the good men of La Réole, for 15,000 shillings of Bordeaux which they give to the king, that they shall come to the king's service after Martinmas.

[Cancelled.] Because otherwise below.

July 1. Saintes.

Safe-conduct, for one month from SS. Peter and Paul, for Peter Baudrant, coming to the king to speak with him.

Grant, at the instance of the good-men of La Réole, that they shall not come to the king's service, with arms, until Martinmas.

June 2. [rectius July 2.] Saintes.

Grant to Guy de Rocheford and his heirs of 300 marks a year at the Exchequer until they recover their land which they have lost on account of their service to the king.

The like to Reginald de Perat' and his heirs of 100 marks a year.

The like to Eble de Rocheford and his heirs of 100l. a year.

Safe-conduct, for one year from St. Peter's Chains, for Richard de Pinibus and Adam de Chaylly, merchants of St. James de Beuvron, trading in the king's power.

The like, for one week from Thursday after the feast of SS. Peter and Paul, for Thomas, count of Flanders, coming to a place appointed for a colloquy between him and Richard, earl of Cornwall.

July 3. Saintes.

Mandate to all masters of the king's galleys of England to come with their galleys well furnished with good people to Taunay to wait there and if necessary manfully defend the bridge of Taunay against the king's enemies.

Bond to Rostand de Solers, seneschal of Gascony, to repay him all the money which he expends in the equipping of galleys and in the stipends of knights, balisters and serjeants to go on the king's service.

July 3. Saintes.

Mandate to all knights in garrison in the castle of Partenay to be intendant to Ralph de la Haye and Guy de Rocheford in raiding and grieving the king's enemies in land at war with the king, by their counsel.

Mandate to the said Ralph and Guy, by the counsel of William Lungespeye, or of H. count of La Marche, or of earl Richard, or of Hugh de Lezinan, to grieve the king's enemies in the said lands as far as they can.

July 4. Saintes.

Grant for life to Hugh de Pryssehay of 30 marks a year at the Exchequer of Michaelmas, to maintain him in the king's service.

[In the margin.] Feod'.

The like to Simon de Pryssehay of 15 marks a year. Feod'.

The like to Elias de la Verne of 40 marks a year. Feod'.

The like to Hugh Chaceporc of 30 marks a year. Feod'.

Grant to the king's brother Hugh le Brun and his heirs begotten on his lawful wife of 400 marks a year at the Exchequer in England, if the king be there, and if he be beyond seas at the wardrobe; until the king provide for him in wards, escheats or other land to the value of 400 marks or more. Feod'. Suspend'.

Bond of the king to Raymond, vicomte of Frunzac, in 100 marks sterling to be paid at Michaelmas.

Memorandum that 50 marks thereof are paid and he has letters of the other 50 marks.

MEMBRANE 12.

July 5. Saintes.

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

Power to Master Peter de Burdegala and Bartholomew Peche to make a treaty between F. emperor of the Romans, the king's brother, and the king. [Fœdera.]

By the count of La Marche, by the count of Flanders and Hainault and by earl Richard.

July 6. Saintes.

Exemption, for life, of William de Keylli from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions and from being made the king's coroner to hold the pleas of the crown.

Letters of credence to all masters of ships and mariners of England, in favour of Hamo de Crevequor, whom the king is sending to speak with them on urgent business of the king.

Mandate to the provost of Oleron to let Walter Alardi and Bartholomew the clerk, burgesses of Bristol, have 200 bushels of salt, white and dry, and to cause it to be carried on board (usque bordum navis) according to the custom of merchants; and the price thereof shall be allowed in his account.

[Cancelled.] Because the writ was surrendered.

July 12. Saintes.

Bond to Gailard Columbi in 650 pounds of La Marche for eight destriers which the king has bought from him.

Notification that by reason of the aid which the men of the bishop of Saintes and the chapter of that place made to the king to expedite the works of the castle and town of Saintes in the present war with France, no prejudice shall arise to them hereafter.

July 14. Saintes.

Notification that the aid which the dean and chapter of Saintes have made of their grace to the king by the works of their men in the walling of the city and castle of Saintes shall not be drawn into a precedent.

The like for the prior of St. Eutrope.

The like for the abbess of St. Mary, Saintes, with this clause : ' the king grants also that neither from the abbess nor her men of the isle of Oleron shall henceforth be required customs or services which of right they owe not and have not been accustomed to do.'

Licence, until Easter, for the abbot and monks of Cluny to have victuals, which they shall cause to be bought for their own use at Rochelle and elsewhere, taken through the king's power without hindrance.

Mandate to the mariners of Oleron and elsewhere staying at Taunay on Charente not to go away from Taunay but to wait there until the king signify his will to them.

Exemption of Roger Alys, so long as the king be beyond seas, from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions.

Presentation of Adam de Lichesfeld, brother of Henry de Lichesfeld, to the church of Penne, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the bishopric of Coventry and Lichfield; directed to the archdeacon of Stafford.

Mandate to the archbishop of York to let him have this church, notwithstanding any other provision.

July 17. Saintes.

Notification that the ship which William le Noreis is bringing to the king was taken from a people at war with the king, and he is bringing it by the king's order; and mandate that no one put any impediment in his way in coming.

Acknowledgment of the receipt on Sunday, the feast of St. Margaret, out of the 15,000 shillings of Bordeaux which the good men of La Réole owed to the king, of 7,500 shillings by the hand of Rostand de Solariis, seneschal of Gascony, who delivered them the same day at Saintes in the wardrobe to Peter Chaceporc, the treasurer.

July 19. Saintes.

Presentation of Aymer de Lezynan, the king's brother, to the church of Nortflete, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the archbishopric of Canterbury ; directed to Master S. archdeacon of Canterbury.

[Cancelled.] Because he had it not.

Safe-conduct for Amyot de Oleron in going throughout the king's power, for him, his sons and his men in his barque (in barcello suo, corrected from bargia sua), so long as he be in the king's fealty and service.

July 20. Saintes.

To the captal (cabdello) and good men of Dax. The king is content to have the 100 marks (march') which they have promised rather than they send any balisters for that amount; and therefore he commands them to let Rostand de Solariis, seneschal of Gascony, or his messenger, have the same.

July 23. Pons.

Protection until Easter for the abbot of St. Gildas de Ruis (Sancti Gildasii Rycensis) for him and his monks and his house.

July 24. [Pons.]

Grant to Esquivat (Chiwardo) de Chaboneys of 100 marks a year at the Exchequer, so long as he be in the king's fealty and service. Feod'.

The like to William de Peaumes of 40 marks. Feod'.

Bond to Robert de Rauncon in 100l. to be paid at the exchequer of Michaelmas and whatever he can show to be due of his yearly fee at the Exchequer.

[Cancelled.] Because he had it not.

The like to Hubert Hoese in 200 marks to be paid at the exchequer of Michaelmas ; and the king will as soon as possible provide for him in land to the value of 60l. a year in some ward or escheat; in return for his quitclaim to the king of all debts which could be required of the king by reason of the seneschalcy of Gascony from the time when the king committed it to him until Saturday after St. James the Apostle, last year. The king has also quitclaimed to the said Hubert all accounts and reckonings which could be required of him of the issues of the land of Gascony by reason of the said seneschalcy.

Mandate to the archbishop of York and William de Cantilupo to provide for the same Hubert from the first ward or escheat pertaining to the king of the value of 60l.

July 25. Pons.

Bond to Poncius de Mirebel in 300 marks to be paid at the exchequer of Michaelmas to strengthen his castles of Myrebel and Plessak.

[In the margin.] Nichil debet habere.

Grant to John son of Geoffrey, that if he die before paying his debts to the king, his heirs shall pay for those debts 10l. a year at the exchequer at the same terms as he did; and that notwithstanding the debt he may make his will of his goods without impediment.

[Cancelled.] Because otherwise below.

MEMBRANE 11.

Protection for William de Cheeney, for him and his men, goods, rents and possessions in the manors of Coves and Wirlingham, lately restored to him by Richard de la Rokele; for such time as he be on the king's service beyond seas.

July 25. Pons.

Charter to William Reymundi Columb granting to him protection for life, and for all his things and merchandise; and grant that for his life he may bring yearly into the king's power whether at Bordeaux or elsewhere 300 tuns of wine, by sea and land, where and when he will, quit of custom to the king, saving the liberty of the city of London. Witnesses :—R. count of Poitou and Cornwall, W. Marshal, earl of Pembroke, R. le Bygod, earl of Norfolk, John son of Geoffrey, and others.

Bond to Gaillard Columb 96 marks to be paid at the exchequer of Michaelmas for seven horses received from him on loan by the hand of Richard Marshal, the greater (majoris).

[Cancelled.] Because the writ was surrendered.

July 27. Blaye.

Acknowledgment of the receipt at Pons, on Sunday before St. Peter's Chains, by the hand of Richard de Weledon, chaplain of William le Graunt, and of Roger de Crumbe, of 2,500 marks of the treasure of Ireland, sent to the king on behalf of Maurice son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, and Geoffrey de Turvill, archdeacon of Dublin, treasurer of Ireland, which, by order of the king, they delivered in the wardrobe, to Peter Chaceporc, keeper of the wardrobe.

To the mayor and good men of Bordeaux. The king has committed to Gaillard Columb the whole rent of their city, which rent is at present in the king's hand, to be taken in part payment of a debt of the king to him until the king satisfy him of the said debt; and therefore he commands them to be answering unto him for the rent.

Aug. 2. Blaye.

Grant to Elias de Syllak of 20 marks a year at the Exchequer of Michaelmas to maintain him on the king's service, so long as he be in the king's fealty and service.

The like to Bertram de Sillak.

Grant to the said Elias that if he or any one of his knights suffer loss of lands by reason of the king's service, the king, at the award (dictum) of Hugh de Vivona and William Grimbaud, will make the loss good.

The like to the said Bertram.

Aug. 4. In Camp on the Gironde.

Licence for the good men of Bayonne as well by sea as by land to aggrieve the king of the French and his men and others of the land at war with the king so long as the war endure. The king also by these presents protests that the service they have done to the present in coming to him without their ports, they have done of their grace. He has, also, granted them the first thousand marks pertaining to him of gain obtained by them from his enemies in aid of the walling of their town, and they shall have a moiety of the king's portion of the subsequent gain for their wages. [Fœdera.]

Safe-conduct, until St. Laurence, for Master Bernard de Bosco to come to the king's army to speak with G. countess of Byarre.

By John Maunsel.

The like, until three weeks after St. Peter's Chains for Peter Garsye going to his own parts.

Presentation of Master Ralph de Neketon to the church of Northflet, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the archbishopric of Canterbury; directed to Master S. archdeacon of Canterbury.

Safe-conduct, until three weeks after St. Peter's Chains, for Guncal[us] Guncal[i] and Ordo Lup's and the men they bring with them, in going through the king's power.

Aug. 3. Blaye.

Charter to Giles de Cancellis, knight of R. count of Poitou and Cornwall, the king's brother, for his homage and service, of that whole land in Kanewedon, late of Eudo the king's brother, belonging to the honor of Relegh, co. Essex; to hold to him and his heirs begotten of his wife, of the king and his heirs by the services due. Witnesses:—R. count of Poitou and Cornwall; S. de Monteforti, earl of Leicester; John son of Geoffrey; Hugh de Vivona; Nicholas de Molis; John de Plesseto; Geoffrey le Despenser; Walter de Luton, and others.

Aug. 5. In Camp on the Gironde.

Bond to Gaillard Columbi in 1,042 marks to be paid at the Exchequer of Michaelmas in England, for money lent the king, to wit, 100l. delivered by order of the king to Amaneu de Lebret, 325 marks delivered to Peter Chaceporc in the wardrobe, 327 marks for fifteen horses bought for the king's use, 40 marks delivered to Peter Alfunz, son of the king of Portugal, and 200 marks delivered to Arnald de Blanckeford.

Aug. 6. In Camp on the Gironde.

Bond to Robert de Rauncon or his assigns, payable at the exchequer of Michaelmas next, in 100 marks of his yearly fee for the twenty-fifth year, and the like for the twenty-sixth year, and also 175l. which the king took from him as a loan.

[Cancelled.] Because otherwise below.

Aug. 6. In Camp on the Gironde.

Safe-conduct for all merchants coming with victuals and other necessaries of life to the isle of Oleron to trade with there ; so long as the war with France lasts.

Confirmation of a covenant between Patrick de Chaurces and Master Richard, the king's cook, of the manor of Langestok, which Patrick granted to the said Richard for four years from Michaelmas, 27 Henry III, for 20 marks which he has received from him as a loan, if Patrick pay them not at the said term.

Bond to Robert de Rauncon in 308l. 6s. 8d. to be paid at the exchequer of Michaelmas at London or in Poitou, at his option. The said Robert has made as his assigns to receive the money the two archdeacons of Saintonge and William Gerini, archpriest of Tayleburg, who also may associate with themselves for this the bishop of Saintes, and two or one of them shall suffice to receive the money in case of the death of the others.

[Cancelled.] Because otherwise next below.

Bond as above, payable at the exchequer or on this side of the seas, at his option, to the said assigns, unless in the meantime Robert, being in extremis, by his last will appoint any other persons to receive the money.

MEMBRANE 10.

Aug. 9. In Camp on the Gironde.

Grant to John son of Geoffrey, that if he die before he have paid his debts to the king, his heirs shall pay the residue at the rate of 10l. a year, at the Exchequer, at the same terms as he has paid the same, and that notwithstanding any debt due from him to the king at his death, he may without hindrance make his will of his goods, as well corn sown and other corn in barns or elsewhere, as other things, and his executors shall have free disposal thereof for the execution of the will and the king will betake himself to the heirs of the said John for the payment of such debts.

Mandate to the good men of La Réole to pay to Rostand de Soleriis, seneschal of Gascony, or his messenger, 7,500 shillings of Bordeaux, which they owe the king of a fine made with him.

Aug. 11. In Camp on the Gironde.

Appointment of William de Burgo to receive 100l. from Robert de Rauncon, which the latter has granted to the king as a prest.

[Cancelled.] Because nothing was done.

Aug. 13. In Camp on the Gironde.

Charter to Richard Syward granting that he for his life and the heirs of Thomas, earl of Warwick, after that the manor of Chedewurth shall have come into their hands, shall have free warren in the demesne lands of that manor, so that none may enter that warren to course hare or cat or other beast of the wood without his licence or the licence of the said heirs after his death on pain of 10l. Witnesses:—R. count of Poitou and Cornwall; R. le Bygod, earl of Norfolk; John son of Geoffrey; Hugh de Vivona; John de Plesseto; Geoffrey le Despenser; John de Lexinton; Richard de Clifford; Walter de Luton; and others.

Grant to the good men of the isle of Ré that they shall have for ever in the said island jurats and a commune and that they may create from themselves a mayor every year, according to the form of the Roll of Oleron, saving to the king his liberties and customs in that island.

Aug. 15. In Camp on the Gironde.

Grant to Raymond, vicomte of Frunzak, of 100l. a year at the exchequer of London on the feast of All Saints, so long as he be in the king's fealty and service.

The like to Gerald de Burgo, of 30 marks a year as above.

Confirmation of a grant for life by Patrick de Chaurces to William de Eboraco, provost of Beverley, of his manor of Sweinton as is contained in the charter made by the said Patrick.

Bond to Raymond, vicomte of Frunzak, to pay to him on this side the seas at Michaelmas next, 400 marks granted to him as a gift.

The like to Gerald de Burgo, his brother, to pay to him 40 marks.

Aug. 17. In Camp on the Gironde.

Mandate to William le Arcevesque, if there be necessity by the coming of the king of France to him, to retain, with the counsel of Ralph de Haya and Emery de Sacy, 100 or 120 knights at the king's pay for the defence of the said William's castle of Partenay; and the king will repay the wages of the same from the time that they are so retained, and to this he binds himself by these presents. [Cancelled.] Because below.

Presentation of Simon de Offeham, king's chaplain, to the church of Herheges, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the archbishopric of Canterbury; directed to Master [S.] archdeacon of Canterbury.

Aug. 16. In Camp on the Gironde.

Letters of credence to the archbishop of York and W. de Cantilupo in favour of Roger de Cramfeld, the king's almoner, in whose mouth the king has put certain business to be put before them more fully viva voce.

In like manner it is written to the bishop of Carlisle, William de Eboraco, provost of Beverley, William de Haverhull, the treasurer, and Robert Passelewe.

Grant to Iter Selebrech of 20l. a year at the Exchequer of Michaelmas so long as he be in the king's fealty and service.

Mandate to William le Arcevesque to retain knights, in the same terms as above.

Aug. 17. In Camp on the Gironde.

Bond to the mayor and citizens of Bayonne in 10,000 shillings of Bordeaux to be paid within twenty-five days from Monday after the Assumption, in the twenty-seventh year, for the stipends of mariners and serjeants put by them in galleys going to sea on the king's service by his command. By Hugh de Vivona.

Licence for the good men of Bayonne to grieve all those whom they find of land at war with the king, by sea and land, by fire or other means; but they are not on account of this licence to damage any of the king's power or under the king's safe-conduct. Grant also that if it chance that they be troubled, after a peace or truce with France, about any damages and forced contributions (toltis) committed during the war, the king will save them harmless.

Aug. 18. Bordeaux.

Bond to the mayor and commune of Bordeaux in 300 marks to be paid to them or their messenger in England at the coming Exchequer of Michaelmas, by Christmas next, which they lent the king to pay the wages of the mariners and serjeants in the galleys of Bayonne. Grant also that if they incur damage or loss in respect of the said money, by sea or land, before their messenger comes to them with it, the king will make it good.

Bond to Peter de Rosetto, citizen of Bayonne, in 300 marks to be paid to him at Bordeaux a fortnight after Michaelmas, which the king received from him as a loan.

[Cancelled.] Because he surrendered the writ and the whole was paid.

Power, until Tuesday before St. Bartholomew, for Nicholas de Molis and William de Cheeney to conduct the count of Gisnes to the king at Bordeaux.

Grant to Peter de Rosetto, citizen of Bayonne, that he may hold from Michaelmas this year the king's land of Laburd for 15 pounds of Morlaas, and the prévôté of Bayonne for 60 pounds of Morlaas, until he have received therefrom 300 marks which the king received from him as a loan.

[Cancelled.] He surrendered the writ because he did not have the land.

Memorandum that these letters were delivered to Rostand de Solariis to keep until Michaelmas, on this wise, that, if the king restore to the said Peter, at the said ferm, 300 marks, then he shall not deliver the letters to Peter ; but if the king do not pay, then he shall deliver them, and he shall receive from Peter the other letters of the loan of 300 marks.

MEMBRANE 9.

Aug. 19. Bordeaux.

Safe-conduct, until Easter, for the vicomte of Beaumont to go to Scotland with three knights, on condition that he find security to Bertram de Cryoyl that he will bear nothing in letters or otherwise which could fall out to the damage of the king or the realm.

Appointment of Arnald de Podio and Matthew de Podio to receive and keep safe what belongs to the king of the acquisitions of the galleys of Bayonne; and to take care that no harm is done by the said galleys to anyone of the king's power or those who have his letters of protection and safe-conduct; with mandate to the masters of the said galleys to admit them.

Aug. 20. Bordeaux.

Safe-conduct to endure from Michaelmas for one year, for Arnald Poiada, William de Moli, Bernard del Moli, Gilbert his brother, William Johannis and Gerard his brother, merchants of Cahors, coming to the king's power to trade.

Grant to Stephen de Holewell, nephew of Robert Passelewe, of a benefice in the king's gift of the value of 80 marks, except two churches, to wit, Nortflet, which the king has conferred upon Master Ralph de Neketon and Herheghes, which he has conferred upon Simon de Offeham, king's chaplain, and prebendal benefices.

Appointment of Gaillard Columb to the whole rent of the king's landes of Bordeaux and to the king's prévôté of 1'Entre deux Mers, to hold from the octave of the Assumption in this year until he have received therefrom 400 marks, which he lent to the king, by view of one of the king's people whom the king will appoint for this. If the king pay the money to him before he has received it out of the said rent and prévôté, he shall allow in the said debt what he has received in the meantime from the said rent and prévôté.

[Cancelled.] Because the writ was surrendered.

Aug. 22. Bordeaux.

Protection, without term, for the friars of the order of the Holy Trinity and of Captives.

Licence for E. earl of Cornwall and Poitou, the king's brother, to return to England at Michaelmas next.

To the archbishop of York and W. de Cantilupo. The king has granted to John Marshal that, notwithstanding that he did not come to him to do homage for the lands which have fallen to him and Margaret his wife through the death of Thomas, earl of Warwick, he shall have his seisin of the said lands and of the castle of Warwick likewise, and therefore he commands them to give seisin to the said John and Margaret of the said castle and lands which fall to the said Margaret by inheritance and whereof the earl was seised on the day of his death, first taking security from the said John of a reasonable relief due to the king. His homage the king has respited until the coming of the king to England.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Frank de Bren to the custody of the castle of Blaye, and mandate to him to receive it from Hubert Hoese.

Aug. 23. Bordeaux.

Letters of credence to the mayor and good men of Oleron for Richard de Clifford and Wigan le Bretun, whom the king is sending to them.

In like manner it is written to the keepers of the galleys of Bayonne, and to Arnold de Podio.

Aug. 24. Bordeaux.

Protection, without term, for Alice, countess of Eu.

Aug. 26. Bordeaux.

Order to the provost of Oleron to pay to Peter Pypand and William Maynard 30s. for 10 bushels (sextertiis) of wheat which Stephen Alard took from them, and the king will have the same allowed in the farm of Oleron.

Bond to Giles Leon, merchant of Bures in Spain, 120 marks to be paid within a month of Michaelmas which sum, at the king's petition, he delivered at Bordeaux to Peter, infante of Portugal, brother of the king of Portugal, to pay for his expenses, by gift of the king.

Grant, for the improvement of the king's manor of Kingeston in Decies (Dessia), that a fair be held yearly there on the eve and day of St. Michael and for six days following, if it be not to the nuisance of neighbouring fairs.

The like letters of a fair at the king's manor of Dungarvan in Decies, on the eve and day of St. Peter's Chains and for six days following.

Mandate to M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, to cause these fairs to be cried and held.

To Rostand de Solariis, seneschal of Gascony. Arnold de Podio has surrendered to the king the land which Henry de Trublevill, sometime seneschal of Gascony, committed to him, and which the king granted to Arnold to maintain him in the king's service, during pleasure ; and the king has granted to him the land of Seyngnauz without Bayonne, to maintain him in his service, during pleasure ; and therefore he commands the seneschal, keeping the former in the king's hands, to let Arnold have seisin of the latter.

Aug. 28 Bordeaux.

To Emery de Sacy. As the king learns from his letters that William le Arceveske (Archiepiscopi), lord of Partenay, has made peace and treaty with the king of the French, he commands the said Emery, if this be so, to come with all speed to the king with the whole of the king's people who are with him in garrison in the castle of Partenay.

The like to Ralph de la Haye, Richard de Dovor and John Talebot.

MEMBRANE 8.

Aug. 30. Bordeaux.

Bond to Gaillard Colum, citizen of Bordeaux, in 600 marks, which he has lent to the king, to be paid at Bordeaux a fortnight after Michaelmas.

Grant to him that he shall receive the king's profit (questam) of the landes of Bordeaux, from Sunday after the Decollation of St. John the Baptist this year until Christmas in the twenty-seventh year in part payment of his loan of 600 marks, and this he shall receive by the hands of the bishop of Dax.

Acknowledgment that William Reymundi Colum, citizen of Bordeaux, has satisfied the king of 35 pounds of Bordeaux, of the farm of the prévôté of Bordeaux, let to him at farm from the middle of May last for one year.

Aug. 28. Bordeaux.

Convention made between Henry king of England and Raymond, count of Toulouse and marquess of Provence.

The king promises to help the count against the king of France and every living man except against the church of Rome, to which he wishes all manner of reverence and due obedience to be shewn, and except against Frederick, emperor of the Romans, his brother in law. He will not make peace, truce or concord with the king of France, or any composition with him, without the licence, assent and will of the said count; and if the church of Rome attack him, and the king of France, at the mandate of the pope, rise against him, and enter his land in person, the king will not desist, at the prayers or admonitions of the church of Rome, from helping him, unless compelled to do so by sentence of excommunication, in which case the king may desist from making war against the king of France, so long as he be personally and by mandate of the church of Rome in the count's land. But upon his leaving the count's land, the king shall recommence war against him, helping the count as before. For the faithful observance whereof by the king John de Plesseto has sworn on the king's soul by his order, and barons of Bordeaux and of Bazas, to wit, Elias Rudel of Bregerac, Kenguil de Sparre, Arnald de Blanckeforde, Peter de Castillon, Bernard de Scusan, William Segyn de Ryon, Bernard de Boevill, lord of Beneauges, Peter de Gaveret, Gaillard de la Mote, Amaneu de Noillan, William de Farges, Amaneu de Lebret, Nompar (Nemersanz) de Chaumont, William Reimundi de Pinibus, lord of Caumont, William Ernaldi de Tantalon, have sworn the same, by his special command, also the noble men, B. count of Bigorre and Gaston de Byarr' have promised the count to do their utmost to cause the king to observe these things and have given the count letters patent to that effect, with this added, that if the king fail to observe them, he wills that for such time they be absolved from their fealty to him, and may rise against him and help the count against him.

The charter of the count will be found on the dorse of the roll. [Fœdera.]

Sept. 1. Bordeaux.

Safe-conduct until one year after Michaelmas for William Arnaldi de Villa Dei and Gerard Ispano, serjeants of Poncius Grimaudi, to trade in the king's power with the goods of the said Poncius.

Grant to John son of Geoffrey of the marriage of the sons and heirs of John de Veteri Ponte, for a fine of 200 marks made with the king, on the condition that in case of the death of the first begotten son, he shall have the marriage of the surviving heirs.

Bond to Elias de Brigerak in 500 marks sterling to be paid in Gascony within a month of Michaelmas, to wit, 300 marks to his own use of the king's gift, and 200 for the strengthening of his town of Brigerak.

Pardon to the good men of Bazas of the king's indignation against them because they came not to his service at his summons, in this year, for 6,000 shillings of Bordeaux, which they have given him and have paid where he ordered them.

Bond to Raymond de la Marke, citizen of Agen, in 1,000 marks to be paid at All Saints or before, if the king is able, in repayment of a loan of that amount.

Grant to Richard, count of Poitou and Cornwall, the king's brother, that he may return to England when he will without the king's indignation.

Sept. 2. Bordeaux.

Exemption, for life, of Richard de la Rokele from being put on assizes, juries, or recognitions, and from suits of counties and hundreds, and from sheriffs' aid.

He has letters thereof directed to the sheriffs of Wilts, Kent and Essex.

Licence for Arnold de Blankeford to make war, without the king's indignation, against the king's enemies and to grieve them as much as he can.

Safe-conduct, without term, for the boat now present, the master of the same boat and all the men in it.

Grant to Master Peter le Leche (Medico) of Joinzak, of 40 pounds of Bordeaux to be taken yearly at Bordeaux in mid-March, out of the king's custom of Bordeaux, so long as he serve the king faithfully.

Memorandum, that he will surrender letters patent which he has of a fee of 100s.

Sept. 3. Bordeaux.

Bond to Richard, count of Poitou and Cornwall, in 1,000l. to be paid at the exchequer of Easter next, out of the 3,000 marks which the king granted to him with Sehenchia, daughter of R. count of Provence, whom he is to marry.

The like to Halengrat, citizen of Bordeaux, in 70 pounds of Bordeaux, payable a fortnight after Michaelmas.

He surrendered the writ and the whole was paid.

Sept. 4. Bordeaux.

Mandate to the justiciary of Ireland to enquire whether Ralph, son and heir of Nicholas le Petit, is of age, and if so, to take from him security to pay to the king 200 marks, to wit, 50 marks half-yearly from Easter next, whereby John le Petit, his uncle, made fine on his behalf, to have seisin of the lands and castles of the said Nicholas falling to him by inheritance, [and] to give him seisin of all lands and fees, castles and other things whereof the said Nicholas was seised on the day of his death, saving to the king the reliefs of the said lands.

Grant to Master William de Punctis, clerk of Raymond, count of Toulouse, of 5 marks a year at Michaelmas from the chamber, until the king provide him with a benefice.

Protection for John de Seyvylla, like the others.

Sept. 5. Bordeaux.

Bond to R. abbot of Maillezais (Malleacensi) in 15,000 shillings of Tours to be paid a fortnight after Easter next, for a loan made by him.

Sept. 5. Bordeaux.

Mandate to the provost of Oleron to restore all the said abbot's goods and possessions of the priory of St. Peter, Oleron, which he took into the king's hands, with the goods and possessions of Solacius, [prior] of the said priory, with his oven, to the said Solacius on sight of these letters.

Grant to the mayor and good men of Oleron, who have bound themselves for the king to the said abbot in 15,000 shillings of Tours if the king do not satisfy him of that sum a fortnight after Easter next, that if the king do not pay, they shall receive all the rents and issues of Oleron until they be paid, on condition that if he pay them before then, what they have received out of such rents and issues shall be taken into account in the said debt.

Mandate to the seneschal of Gascony, to let Peter le Leche of Joinzac have at Mid March yearly 10 pounds of Bordeaux, which the king has granted to him out of the custom of Bordeaux. Feod.

Grant to John de Ely that, as soon as opportunity offers, provision shall be made for him in some ward or escheat to the value of 10 marks, or 10l. to maintain him in the king's service; and mandate to the archbishop of York and W. de Cantilupo to provide for him out of the first ward or escheat, and in the meantime, until the king comes to England, make provision for the maintenance of his wife and children.

[Cancelled.] Because otherwise below.

MEMBRANE 7.

Request to the provost of Oleron and Osmund the Clerk to receive whatever money they can by way of loan to the use of the king, and the king will give security to the creditors for repayment.

Grant to Rostand de Solariis, seneschal of Gascony, who has bound himself for the king to Giles Leoni, merchant of Spain, in 120 marks to be paid a month after next Michaelmas, if the king have not then paid the said Giles, that the king will save him harmless touching his said bond.

Order to the provost of Oleron, that if Solacius de Sancto Petro do not find good security to make the king a prest of 300 marks, as he promised, until a fortnight after Easter, he is to keep his lands in Oleron in the king's hands until further order, notwithstanding a mandate made to him by the king for the same to be delivered to him.

Mandate to the provost of Oleron, when he has received from the abbot of Maillezais 15,000 shillings of Tours, that which the prior of St. George's, Oleron, shall deliver to him to the use of the king, to send the same by Wigan, king's serjeant, whom the king will send to him for this, and the king will allow his cost laid out in sending the same.

Notification that, on 30 August, Raymond, count of Toulouse and marquess of Provence, and William Arnaldi de Tantalon, of the one part, and R. vicomte of Frunzak appearing before the king at Bordeaux a treaty having been had for the settlement of the contentions between them, the former released to the latter all plaints and demands and occasions of war which they had against him to that day, and peace was fully made between them; and the king gave for the vicomte to the count, 500 marks of his own will and 100 marks which he was bound to pay to the said vicomte.

Sept. 6. Bordeaux.

Bond to William Ernaldi de Egremund in 50 pounds of Morlaas to be paid when the king's treasure comes from England.

Sept. 6. Bordeaux.

Inspeximus of a charter of Robert, advocate of Arras, lord of Bethun and Terremund, granting to Robert de Gisnes, his kinsman, for his homage and service, his manor of Geiton, 10l. which he used to have in the town of Thorp, 10l. which he used to have of the abbot and convent of Faversham, and 9l. which he used to have of the abbot and convent of Winchecumbe, and whatever right he had in the lands, homages, services, rents and custodies of children throughout England; to hold freely and by inheritance, at a rent of one lance yearly, for all service and secular demand, saving the service due to the king. Witnesses :—Sirs H. de Hastinges, S. Lung', Alberic de Suleny, knights, Jeremiah the clerk, Richard de Clare, and many others. And confirmation of the same. Witnesses :—H. de Boun, earl of Hereford, R. earl of Winchester, W. earl of Albemarle, John son of Geoffrey, H. de Vivona, Herbert son of Matthew, J. de Plessetis, Richard de Clifford and others.

Grant to William Ernaldi de Egremund of a yearly fee of 20 pounds of Morlaas at Easter, by the hands of the provost of Bayonne, so long as he be in the king's fealty and service.

Order to the said provost to pay the same out of the issues of Bayonne.

Mandate to the provost of Oleron to assign to Bertram de Sancto Severo out of the king's lands in the isle of Oleron land to the value of 30 pounds of La Marche yearly, which the king has promised to him for the lands which he lost by reason of the war in Poitou, to maintain him on the king's service.

[Cancelled.] Because the writ was surrendered.

Protection for Orabilia de Burgo, daughter of Nassus de Burgo, so long as she be in the king's fealty and service.

Bond to B. count of Gisnes, in 100 marks a year, to be paid him for life at the Exchequer in England as a gift of the king. Also, the king will deliver to the count the town of Neweton, which Hubert de Burgo, earl of Kent, holds, within one year after the death of the earl.

Bond to Matthew Picard, citizen of Bordeaux, in 100 marks to be paid within a fortnight after Michaelmas next, for B. count of Bygorre, who received them from him as a loan.

[Cancelled.] He surrendered the writ, because it was paid.

Notification that Robert de Gisnes, with the king's licence, has gone as the king's envoy to his own parts.

Sept. 7. Bordeaux.

Mandate to the provost of Oleron—the king having restored to Bartholomew de Podio the land of Puletere in Oleron, which he took from him when he last came on this side the seas, and gave to Elias Gerberti, knight of the count of La Marche, so long as the count should be in the king's fealty—to give the said Bartholomew such seisin as he had on the day on which the king took it from him.

Bond to Rostand de Solariis for the repayment to him, at All Saints next, of 100 marks which he delivered to Amaneu Delebret by order of the king.

Mandate to the mayor and provost of Oleron to send to the king all prisoners taken by them in the isle of Re; and they are to know that whoever of the king's side in time of war takes any persons of the land at war with the king, these belong to the king of his royal liberty; but whatever belongs to the mayor and provost for the taking of these, the king wills shall be saved for them.

Sept. 9. Bordeaux.

Safe-conduct, until Michaelmas, for Sicard de Monte Gwion, he having promised that he will then come to the king's service, on this condition, that by the counsel of William Lungespeie, Hugh de Vivona and William Grimbaud, the king will provide for him.

Protection, without term, for Eustachia de Arden, sometime sister of Savary de Malo Leone.

Grant to John de Ely that, on the first opportunity, the king will provide for him in some wardship or other escheat to the value of 10 marks, or 10l. a year ; and it is commanded to the archbishop of York and W. de Cantilupo to do this.

Sept. 10. Bordeaux.

Grant to Michael de Geres, brother of John de Geres, of a benefice in the king's gift of the value of 20 marks; and it is commanded to the archbishop of York, as soon as one is void, to confer it upon him.

MEMBRANE 6.

Grant to Master Peter Maynsani, canon of St. Severin's, Bordeaux, of 30 pounds of Bordeaux yearly to be taken at Bordeaux at Michaelmas out of the king's customs of wine of that city, until the king provide for him more abundantly in an ecclesiastical benefice.

Engagement of Ralph de Trehampton in the king's service, from Tuesday before the Nativity of the Blessed Mary until Easter next at his wages ; and bond to him also in 30 marks of the king's gift; and grant that, at Easter, he may return to England with the king's goodwill and licence.

Sept. 7. Bordeaux.

Charter to Matthew son of Griffin and his heirs of a six days' fair at the manor of Karrec every year, to wit, the eve and day of the Nativity of the Blessed Mary and the four days following, if it be not to the damage of neighbouring fairs. Witnesses:—H. de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, R. de Quency, earl of Winchester, John son of Geoffrey, Hugh de Vivona, Richard de Burgo, Gerald son of Maurice, John de Plessetis, Richard de Clifford, and others.

Mandate to the justiciary of Ireland to cause the fair to be cried and held.

Mandate to the archbishop of York and W. Cantilupo to assign as soon as possible to Ralph de Gorges 10l. yearly of land in escheats or wards which the king has granted for the maintenance of him and his wife.

Pardon to Richard le Reve, who was taken and is detained in the king's prison at Sarum for a trespass of the forest of Clarendon, for the said trespass and the escape which he afterwards made from the prison, and of any consequent outlawry.

Engagement of John Haunsard with the king, from Tuesday before the Nativity of the Blessed Mary until next Easter, and gift to him of 60 marks, the wages which he will receive from him in the meantime excepted; and licence for him at the expiration of the term to go to his own parts freely and without the king's indignation.

Sept. 11 Bordeaux

Pardon to Richard de Burgo of 300 marks of debts which he owes to the king; and mandate to M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, and G. de Turvill, archdeacon of Dublin, treasurer, to acquit him of the same.

Power to the archbishop of York and W. de Cantilupo to grant for this time to the prioress and convent of St. Edward's licence to elect an abbess; and to give the royal assent to the election when made.

Sept. 13. Bordeaux.

Protection, until Easter, for the abbot and convent of St. Jean d'Orbestier (Sancti Johannis Orbisterii).

Mandate to the archbishop of York and W. de Cantilupo to respite until a month after Easter next a parole summoned before the king in his court between the king and the abbot of Peterborough of this that the abbot answer by what warrant he holds pleas namii retiti.

Bond to Arnald Maynsent in 25 marks to be paid within the quinzaine of Michaelmas.

[Cancelled.] Because he surrendered the writ and the whole was paid.

Sept. 15 Bordeaux

Mandate to the archbishop of York and W. de Cantilupo, on request to the king, on behalf of the executors of the will of H. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield that he would show them grace in respect of the crops which the bishop caused to be sown in the lands of the bishopric, to cause the said crops to be appraised by the oath of lawful men in the presence of any of the executors, and retain them to the king's use, causing the executors to have respite in the bishop's debts to the king required of them by summons of the Exchequer, until the king's return, on condition that, if the debts exceed the value of the crops, the executors shall [not] answer for the surplusage at the Exchequer, until it has been discussed and adjudged whether these ought to remain to the king or to the executors. They are to take security from the executors that they will render to the king that portion of the debt whereof he has given them respite if it happen that the crops, by the judgment, remain to him.

Sept. 14 Bordeaux.

Power to the same to confer upon G. de Wulward, king's clerk, the first competent benefice of the advowson of the abbey of St. Edward, if any fall void while the abbey is in the king's hands in this time. And if it happen that any benefice fall in whereof they make provision for him, then let the king's prayers, which they should have made to the future abbess of St. Edward, to provide for him, as the king commanded them, remain, but if not they are to proceed as the king has more fully intimated to them by letters close.

Protection, without term, for the abbot and convent of Notre Dame de Villedieu (Sancte Marie de Dei Villa).

Safe-conduct for William de Gusun in passing through the realm, so long as he be in the king's fealty and service.

Sept. 15. Bordeaux.

Notification that the loan of 10,000 shillings of Bordeaux which the chapter of St. Andrew's, Bordeaux, made to the king at his instance, they made of their mere grace and by no debt or obligation.

The king is bound to repay the sum at Easter.

Enrolled by word of mouth of the king.

Bond to Arnald de Blankeford in 200 marks to be paid as soon as the king's treasure comes from England.

Safe-conduct, for one year from Michaelmas, for Iter Burreaus, man of Peter de Charment, for him to come with his merchandise to trade in the king's power.

Power to William Lungespeye, Hugh de Vivona, Nicholas de Molis and Hubert Hoese to retain at the king's wages to the number of 60 knights to make the raid (equitatum) which they have prepared for, and upon their return to the king he will satisfy the said knights of the said wages; and they are to know that the king has not with him sufficient men to be able to send them at present knights in so great numbers as they have asked for and he would wish to send.

Bond to Bernard de Lartiga, archpriest of Cernès (Sernensi), in 160 pounds of Bordeaux and Poitiers and 18 marks sterling to be paid on the quinzaine of All Saints next at Bordeaux, which the king received from him as a loan out of the money of Gerard, archbishop of Bordeaux.

Exemption, for life, of Thomas de Aldeham from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, or from being made coroner to keep the pleas of the crown.

Sept. 17. Bordeaux.

Bond to Matthew le Pycard in 10 marks to be paid out of the first moneys coming from England, which he delivered to Robert de Gynes by order of the king.

[Cancelled.] Because he surrendered the writ and the whole has been paid.

Sept. 19. Bordeaux.

Bond to the dean and chapter of St. Severin's, Bordeaux, in 6,000 shillings of Bordeaux, received from them as a loan, to be paid at Hilary next.

The like to the abbot and convent of St. Cross, Bordeaux, in 100 marks, to be paid on the quinzaine of Easter.

And they have thereof their writ of liberate.

Licence, at the instance of H. earl of Hereford and Essex, for William Ostensis, burgess of Pons, to come in safety to Bordeaux to speak with the earl.

MEMBRANE 5.

Sept. 21. Bordeaux.

Mandate to the archbishop of York to confer upon William de Burgo a prebend in any cathedral church, whether in the church of London or of Coventry and Lichfield, or in any other cathedral church, when opportunity offers.

Sept. 22. [Bordeaux.]

Mandate to R. de Solariis, seneschal of Gascony, as the king understands that the bishop of Bazas is dead, whereby the custody of the bishopric is known to belong to him during voidance, to take the bishopric and its lands into the king's hands and keep them safely until further order.

To the archbishop of York and W. de Cantilupo. J. prior of Witham Charterhouse, coming to the king to Bordeaux, has set forth that Richard de Wrotham, forester of fee of the forest of Selewude, and the king's other foresters of the same forest, grieve him and the brethren of his house by entering the bounds (terminos) of their house otherwise than they used to do and inflicting other injuries upon them, whereby the quiet of themselves and of their religion is disturbed, and because the king would not that the prior and his brethren be unduly harassed by his foresters, he commands them not to permit the foresters to enter the said bounds, or to distrain the said brethren for anything until the king's return to England ; provided that the king's venison be safely kept in the meantime within the said bounds. Clause erant.

Sept. 24. Bordeaux,

Power to W. Lungespeye and Hugh de Vivona to receive into the king's fealty and service those of the parts of Peregoz who have castles or towns and are willing to surrender them to the king, and all others of those parts who are necessary to the king.

Safe-conduct, until Midsummer, for Geoffrey le Strange of Exeter to pass through the king's power with his ship called The Ship of St. Mary.

Bond to Arnald Maysant, citizen of Bordeaux, in 72 pounds of Tours to be paid on the quinzaine of Michaelmas, which sum he delivered by order of the king to John Talebot and Gerard his brother.

[Cancelled.] He surrendered the writ, and it is paid.

Appointment of William Lungespeye as the king's captain to do the business for which the king has sent him and the others named below to the parts of Peregoz; and mandate to Herbert son of Matthew, and Hubert Hoese, their household and soldiers to be intendant to him therein.

Grant for life to Master Richard, the queen's tailor, of the land in Barewe and elsewhere in the county of Northumberland which Master Geoffrey, the queen's cook, had of the king's gift for life.

Sept. 25. Bordeaux.

Request to R. vicomte of Frunzak to join William Lungespeye to go with him on the king's service as he will tell him from the king, and the king will cause his knights whom he takes with him to have their pay (solidos) for the time they remain on the king's service.

Exemption, for life, of Ivo de Kendal from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from suits of counties and hundreds and sheriffs' aid.

Grant to Richard le Rus (Ruffo) of a benefice of the value of 20 marks; with mandate to the archbishop of York and W. de Cantilupo or either of them to provide for him in one.

Grant to Theobald de Englechevill of the marriage of Phillipa de Fay, late the wife of John Denys (Daci), and of what pertains to the king of the said marriage, to wit, that if she will not marry the said Theobald, and make a fine to marry whom she will, such fine shall belong to him.

Safe-conduct, until the Purification, for Raymond Bernardi, merchant of A. countess of Eu, to trade throughout the king's power.

[Cancelled.] Because otherwise below.

Sept. 26. Bordeaux.

Bond to Bernard de Lartiga, archpriest of Cernès, in 65 pounds of Bordeaux, to be paid at Hilary next, for hay which the king took to his use of the hay of the archbishop of Bordeaux.

Mandate to the good men of Gosse (Goosa), Seint Gorhs, Saf, Engomer, Saubusse (Sabussa), Lorgon, Sout (sic), St. Vincent de Tyrosse (de Saneto Vincentio), Tosse (Tossa), Saubion, Angos (Angessa), Benesse-Marenne (Benessa), Laharie (La Farina), Soston, Marensin, Masanges, Laluque (La Luea), Pontons and Seins Gyrons to pay their rents due to the king at Michaelmas next to the bishop of Dax, whom the king has ordered to receive the same and deliver them to Gaillard Columb in part payment of the king's debts to him.

Mandate to the bishop of Dax to deliver the rents of the king's men of the Landes of Bordeaux, which the king has ordered to be paid to him, to Arnald de Seinak, the bearer of these presents, to the use of Gaillard Columb.

Licence for Raymond Bernardi, merchant of the land of A. countess of Eu to freely leave the king's land, and pass through his power by land and sea with his own merchandise, but so that he do not by occasion of this licence take away any goods or merchandise of the king's land.

Grant to Richard, count of Poitou and Cornwall, the king's brother, that if he have to go by a longer way to the parts of Provence for his marriage with the daughter of the count of Provence than that provided, by going through the lands of the king of Aragon, the king will refund him the expenses and whole cost in going by such way, and will cause any damages incurred on that account to be refunded to him.

The king has mainprised for Philip de Areey that at the Purification next he will pay to Simon Murde, merchant of Pampeluna, 16 marks, which Philip owes to him; and if he do not the king will distrain him to pay.

Mandate to the provost of Oleron to deliver all the revenues of rents, corn, wine and salt and other things belonging to the king in that island, as well of the lands of the king, his men and lieges as of the lands of fugitives from that island, to Eudo, king's clerk, whom the king is sending to receive the same.

Bond to Arnald Bernardi de la Dosse in 70 pounds of Bordeaux, to be paid at All Saints next, or before if the king's money comes from England, for a horse bought from him to the use of Patrick de Chaurcis.

Grant to Peter Chacepore that as soon as an opportunity occurs the king will provide for him in some prebend in the church of London or of Coventry and Lichfield or some other prebendal church; and it is commanded to the archbishop of York to provide for him accordingly.

Oct. 2. Bordeaux.

Bond to Raymond Machainh in 500 marks to be paid in England at Martinmas next, which money the king borrowed from him in Gascony; and if by any impediment he cannot have the money then, the king will pay him his costs and expenses in going or sending to England at that term, and will pay at the Purification following 200 marks, at Bordeaux, and at the following Easter 300 marks, at Bordeaux.

Safe-conduct, until Easter, for Ralph de Sancto Dionisio, clerk of the abbess of Fontevrault, going to England with two esquires and four grooms.

MEMBRANE 4.

1242 .Sept. 30. Bordeaux.

Charter to Richard de Burgo and his heirs of a yearly fair at the manor of Kylfecle on the eve and day of St. Bartholomew and the six days following. Grant also that the eight days' fair which he used to have at his manor of Clonmele on the eve and day of All Saints and the six days following shall be held on the eve and day of St. Mary Magdalene and the six days following, on condition that these fairs be not to the nuisance of neighbouring fairs. Witnesses:—Earl Richard, B. de Insula, earl of Devon, John son of Geoffrey, Hugh de Vivona, Geoffrey le Despenser, Nicholas de Bolevill, Richard de Clifford, William de Chaeny and others.

Charter to William de Chaeny of the land late of William de Comaundas in the isle of Gerese, in the parish of St. Owen, to hold to him and his heirs until the land of England and the land of Normandy be common and the king has restored it to the right heirs, of his free will or by a peace; rendering the service due. Witnesses as above.

Mandate to Drogo de Barentin to give him seisin of the said lands.

Oct. 7. Bordeaux.

Notification that the good men of St. Macaire have made fine with the king by 275 pounds of Bordeaux for the service which they ought to have done but did not do in coming with the king on his expedition ; and quit claim to them of such service until Tuesday after St. Denis.

Mandate to Frank de Brene to deliver the castle of Blaye to Geoffrey Rydel of Blaye; but he is to remain in the town of Blaye until further order.

The bailiffs, good men and mariners of Oleron have licence to grieve the king's enemies by writ patent which the king is sending to them; on condition that a moiety of the booty (lucri) made by them in this war be kept to the king's use.

Oct. 8. Bordeaux.

Safe-conduct, until Lent, for Th[ibaut] king of Navarre, count palatine of Champagne and Brie, coming to the king to speak with him.

[Cancelled.]

Grant to the said king that he may safely pass by the king in going to the parts of Navarre, on his making security that from his passage damage shall not arise to the king or his land, if the king grant him further safeconduct ; to endure until the beginning of Lent.

Acknowledgment that Robert Elye of Winchelesse delivered in the king's wardrobe, to Peter Chaceporc, keeper thereof, 20 pounds of Bordeaux of his booty (lucro).

Licence, during the war with France, for the said Robert, who leads a ship of the king's called La Brette, to grieve the king's enemies; saving to the king a moiety of all prizes.

Oct. 9. Bordeaux.

Bond to Halengret the balister in 42 marks to be paid as soon as the treasurer comes from England, to wit, 30 marks which he delivered to John de Burgo by order of the king, and 12 marks which he delivered to Bernard Luvet, balister, to buy a horse for his use, of the king's gift.

Mandate to Arnald de Blankeford to deliver to Roger de Vilers the priory of St. Andrews belonging to the abbey of Sauve.

Mandate to the said Roger [corrected to William] to deliver the priory to the abbot of Sauve.

Mandate to the said abbot to receive it from the said Roger [corrected to William] and take measures that by that priory no harm comes to A. de Blankeford, the vicomte of Frunzak or any other of the king's lieges whereby the king might be damnified.

To the archbishop of York and W. de Cantilupo. The king remembers that he made provision for John Maunsel and granted to him by letters patent when he went for him to Italy that he would provide for his sister for her marriage in some wardship of the value of 30l. or 40l. a year, and because of the provision to which the king is bound by the letters patent nothing has been provided except a small wardship of the value of 8l. the king commands them, after inspection of the letters patent, to see that they are fully satisfied when opportunity occurs.

Oct. 10. Bordeaux.

Mandate to Arnald de Montoser to surrender the harness of H. earl of Essex and Hereford, which was captured by him and his men in a cart of the earl's broken in coming from Barbezieux to the messengers of the earl bearing (deferenti) the king's letters, and the king will save him harmless touching the harness so delivered, as well in arms and horses and other things.

To all men of Rochelle. The king is sending to them B. mayor of Bayonne and John Ardyt, in whose mouth he has put some secret matters to be spoken to them, asking them to have faith in what they say and he will perform the promises which the envoys will show them.

Mandate to the sailors (galiotis) in the galleys of Bayonne to be intendant to them in carrying out what they will say to them.

Remission to the good men of Rochelle of the king's indignation against them on account of all their trespasses against him and of all charges which he might sue against them for withdrawing from his fealty, and of the trespasses themselves ; and the king will show them such liberties and honours as he can if they will return to his service and serve him faithfully.

Bond to pay to the 30 knights and 20 mounted serjeants, to wit, 10 balisters and 10 other serjeants, whom Elias Rydel of Bergerak has in the king's service, their pay from Monday after St. Denis to Christmas next.

The like touching the pay in the king's service of the following:—

10 knights whom Arnald de Bovill has.

10 knights whom Peter de Burdegala has.

20 knights whom Peter vicomte of Casteleun has.

Oct. 11. Bordeaux.

Licence, until the Purification, for the mayor and good men of Oleron to sell the wine and salt which they have for sale to the merchants of the coast of Brittany to be taken to that coast: on condition that by pretext of this licence no profit accrue to the men of Rochelle, St. Jean d' Angély (de Sancto Johanne), Tayleburg or elsewhere of land at war with the king.

Bond to Emery de Casteleun in 30 pounds of Bordeaux to buy a horse.

Oct. 13. Bordeaux.

Presentation of Peter de Bedinton to the church of Westwicumbe, in the diocese of Lincoln, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the bishopric of Winchester.

The prioress and convent of St. Edward's have licence to elect an abbess, by Master Ralph de Eston and Thurstan de Middelton, although before the coming of the said messengers the king had done a special grace to them in granting power to the archbishop of York, the bishop of Carlisle and W. de Cantilupo to grant them such licence and to give assent to the election when made.

Mandate to the said archbishop and others to give assent by the royal authority to the person elected, and to cause her to have full seisin of the abbey of those things which belong to it.

Oct. 13. Bordeaux.

Bond to the abbot of Sauve-Majeure in 100 marks sterling, received from him as a loan.

Grant to Peter Chaceporc of the prebend in the church of St. Paul, London, late of Master Peter de Burdegala, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the bishopric of London; with mandate to the dean and chapter of St. Paul's, London, to assign him a stall in the choir and a place in the chapter.

Oct. 14. Bordeaux.

Presentation of Ralph de Gorges to the church of Newelaund, directed to the archdeacon of Salopsire and Master Alexander le Seculer.

Licence for all merchants of the coast of Brittany who wish to take corn for sale to the isle of Re to do so and to buy wine and take it to Brittany; and licence for the men of that island to take their wine to Brittany to trade therewith; on condition that under pretext of this licence they do not go with the said wine and corn to any other land at war with the king: and mandate to all persons not to injure the said merchants of the coast of Brittany or the men of Re in doing this.

By Hugh de Vivona.

HERE THE ABBOT OF EVESHAM RECEIVED THE KING'S SEAL.

MEMBRANE 3.

Request to the archbishop of York, W. bishop of Carlisle and W. de Cantilupo to convoke all the abbots of the Cistercian and Premonstratensian orders and induce them to contribute a subsidy (subsidium), that the king may more conveniently maintain the war. In lieu of a subsidy from each abbey the king would willingly receive the wool of one year, and they are to labour to obtain this, if they cannot get anything better. They are to intimate to them that their present aid shall be of mere grace and shall not prejudice them as a precedent.

Like letters were directed to the justiciary of Ireland and G. de Turvill, treasurer of Ireland, for a subsidy from the abbots of the Cistercian order.

Oct. 13. Bordeaux.

Licence, until the Assumption, for the preceptor of the house of the Temple, les Espaus, and his men residing in his own demesnes without Rochelle to trade with their wine and other goods for sale where they will throughout the king's power; on condition that when they wish to do so they inform the king's serjeants before Rochelle at the siege of Rochelle, who shall take security from them that they will not take the wine or goods of others under cover of this licence.

The like for the preceptor of the house of the Temple, Rochelle.

[Cancelled.] Because the king revoked these by other letters to the sailors of Bayonne as appears below.

Oct. 16. Bordeaux.

Safe-conduct, until a week after Martinmas, for eighteen horses which Marchaunt de Bures, envoy of the king of Castile, is leading for the use of the Emperor, in coming to Bordeaux.

Oct. 14. Bordeaux.

Charter to Reginald le Rus (Ruffo), for his homage and service, of 10l. a year of rent to be received in the manor of Stratford by the hands of the abbot of Stratford out of the 11l. 12d. which the abbot renders at the Exchequer, and which Margery Byset used to receive of the king's bail in that manor by the hands of the said abbot; to hold to the said Reginald and his heirs at a rent at the Exchequer of Michaelmas of a pair of gilt spurs or 6d. for all service, the remaing 21s. being retained to the king's use. Witnesses:—John son of Geoffrey, William Lungespe, John de Lexinton, Hugh de Vivona, Geoffrey le Despenser, Paulinus Peyvre, Nicholas de Molis, Nicholas de Bolevill, Richard de Clifford and others.

Mandate to the barons of the Exchequer to cause this to be done and enrolled.

Mandate to the abbot of Stratford to pay the 10l. accordingly.

Safe-conduct, until the Purification, for Master Richard de Graveshend, treasurer of Hereford, going to England with his horses and harness.

Oct. 16. Bordeaux.

Respite to Roesia de Verdun from assessing her waste land of Ireland until Michaelmas, 27 Henry III, and mandate to M. son of Gerold to cause her to have this respite.

Mandate to W. archbishop of York, W. bishop of Carlisle and W. de Cantilupo to put at the disposal of Richard, count of Poitou and Cornwall, who has stood by the king beyond seas and is now returning home by his licence, houses, castles, forests, parks, stews and stanks, and to instruct on behalf of the king John de Frethorn to let the count have two of the king's goshawks of the king's gift, and to put the other goshawks at his disposal. The king also wills that Henry de Hauvill place the king's falcons at his disposal.

Promise to William Lungespe that upon the king's return to England he will cause judgment to be given in his court touching the county of Wilts and the castle of Sarum, in which he claims a right, and that he will do him justice therein, so that if judgment be given against him touching his said claim the king will give him and his heirs 40 marks a year from the said county, and if judgment be for him the king shall be quit of the said 40 marks as well as of 60 marks a year granted to him and his heirs at the Exchequer until the said judgment be rendered.

Grant to him of 60 marks a year at the Exchequer on the above condition.

Protection for the dean and chapter of the church of St. Mary, Lincoln, for them, their men, prebends, lands, goods, rents and possessions, during the contention between the king and the bishop of Lincoln touching the visitation of the chapter and other articles affecting that church.

Licence until Easter for James son of Nicholas, William de Waltham with the sons of W. de Cantilupo, and all clerks born in the realm, who studied at Paris, Orleans or elsewhere in the realm of France, to return to their own parts; with mandate to the barons of the Cinque Ports not to make or permit any hindrance to them by sea or land.

Oct. 16. Bordeaux.

Charter to William Lungespee and his heirs of 40l. a year from the county of Wilts, in fee and inheritance, if by judgment of the court he lose the claim made by him in that county and the castle of Sarum. Witnesses:—John son of Geoffrey, H. de Vivona, John de Lexinton, Geoffrey le Despenser, John de Plessetis, Patrick de Chaurcis, Nicholas de Bolevill, Richard de Clifford, Thomas de Engleskevill and others.

[Cancelled.] Because the charter was surrendered.

Promise to Fargan that, if in the present war with France he lose any of his castles, lands or other estates (prediis), the king will cause such loss to be restored to him by the award (dictum) of B. count of Bygor', Hugh de Vivona and Elias Rydel.

[In the margin.] For Fargan, he has not other surname.

Mandate to the mayor and sailors of Bayonne to cause to be taken on every tun of wine in ships passing by them a custom of 5 shillings of Bordeaux or of Tours, except on the wines of the good men of Bordeaux, to maintain the war, and to keep safe what they receive of the said custom to the king's use.

Oct. 17. Bordeaux.

Mandate to W. archbishop of York, when opportunity offers, to provide for Robert de Cantuaria the younger in a benefice within the diocese of Canterbury of the value of 60 marks a year.

Grant to Simon de Offeham, king's chaplain, of the church of Otteford, void by the resignation of Master Ralph de Neketon and in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the archbishopric of Canterbury; directed to Master S. archdeacon of Canterbury.

Mandate to the archbishop of York to provide for Th. chancellor of Hereford, in some benefice in the king's gift of the value of 100 marks a year at least or up to the value of 100l. a year.

The like to him to provide for Edward son of Odo in a benefice to the value of 80 marks a year.

Acknowledgment of the receipt on Tuesday before St. Luke the Evangelist, 26 Henry III, from Elias de la Penne and Thomas Basset, Serjeants of the king's chamberlains, in the wardrobe into the hands of Peter Chaceporc, keeper of the wardrobe, of 3,563l. 14s. 5d.

MEMBRANE 2.

Appointment of Masters Thomas de Bedeford and Alan de Eboraco as the king's proctors in a cause moved between R. bishop of Lincoln, and the dean and chapter of Lincoln before certain judges delegated by the pope touching visitations, procurations and other contentions affecting the crown and the king's dignity.

Safe-conduct, until Christmas, for Nicholas le Paneter of Amiens, coming to speak with the king, with those whom he brings with him.

Oct. 18. Bordeaux.

Writ of liberate to the treasurer for 60 marks a year, granted to William Lungespeye at the Exchequer until judgment be rendered in the king's court touching his claim in the county of Wilts and the castle of Sarum.

Mandate to the archbishop of York, W. bishop of Carlisle and W. de Cantilupo, when opportunity occurs, to provide for Richard son of Peter le Peitevin in a benefice of the value of 30 marks a year. These letters are to be of no value if provision have been made for him or his brother by other letters.

The like to the said archbishop to provide for the following in benefices to the following values:—

Silvester de Everdon, 80 marks.

Adam de Eston, 40 marks.

William Hardel, 80 marks.

William de Haverhull, 100 marks; with this clause, on condition that when the provision has been made he shall not receive the money granted to him at the Exchequer for his maintenance.

Mandate to the said archbishop, the bishop of Carlisle and W. de Cantilupo, on frequent complaint by Juliana and Maud, the bearers, poor women of Chelegrave, of their hardships in suing a plaint against John de Plesseto and Drogo de Barentin as well in England as in parts beyond seas, to do them justice, without acceptance of any person, after hearing the truth of the matter, and without regard to the favour of any in attendance on the king, or to any letters of protection, if proffered, for the purpose of delaying justice.

As Master Ralph de Neketon is content with the church of Nortflet, which the king has conferred on him, the king, upon the resignation by the said Ralph of the church of Otteford, has conferred the latter church on Simon de Offeham, his chaplain, and this is signified to the archbishop of York that he may put them respectively in possession.

Mandate to the masters of the galloys of Bayonne and the sailors therein in the king's service, as the king is informed that the Templars of Rochelle and of the house of Espaus, under cover of the letters of protection granted to them by the king, are taking wine and goods of other persons of Rochelle and elsewhere, no longer to permit the said Templars to take any wines or goods from Rochelle or elsewhere, as it is the king's will that the said letters of protection are to be null and void.

Bond to Gaillard Culumb in 40 marks for a horse bought from him by the king to the use of John son of Geoffrey.

Oct.18. Bordeaux.

Charter of confirmation to the abbot and convent of Netley (Loci Sancti Edwardi) of the Cistercian order of the following gifts, grants and sales, to wit, the manor of Welewe of the gift of William de Hampton, with the patronage of the church of the said manor, and whatever pertained to the said William at Terstewud and Gotinton (sic), and every right and lordship which he or his heirs had or could have in the said manor and the said appurtenances; of the gift of Robert de Sancto Johanne all right and lordship which he had in the whole tenement of Hune with all the salt which he used to take yearly therefrom and all other profits and rents arising from it; of the gift of Geoffrey the Chamberlain his whole manor of Letelye; of the gift of Matthew Bezill the whole land of Gumeshull which he held in Surrey of the king's gift; of the gift of Margaret abbess of Montivilliers (de Monasterio Villari) the manor of Waddon, co. Dorset. Witnesses: William Lungespeye, John son of Geoffrey, Hugh de Vivona, John de Lexinton, Geoffrey le Despenser, John de Plesseto, Nicholas de Bolevill, Richard de Clifford and others.

Charter granting to them and their successors that they and their men, their lands and possessions, whether acquired by gift or purchase, shall be quit of suits of counties and hundreds, sheriffs' aid and view of foresters, verderers, regarders and all the king's ministers.

Mandate to the sheriffs of Southampton, Dorset, Wilts, Surrey, Berks and Oxford, to cause this charter to be read and these liberties to be kept.

Mandate to Gilbert de Sedgrave, justice of the forest, to cause all their lands within the metes of the forest to be quit of view of foresters, verderers, regarders, and all ministers.

Oct. 20. Bordeaux.

Bond to William de Munrevel to pay, out of the first money of the king's that comes from England, the wages due to him with the arrears thereof, and his damages by loss of horses in the king's service.

Licence for Anselm, merchant of Rouen, to leave the king's land with his goods and merchandise and return home through the king's power, on condition that he take not those of others; and Bertram de Cryoyl is commanded to permit this ; to endure for forty days after the said Bertram has received these letters.

Bond to William Reimundi de Pinibus, to pay out of the first money that comes from England the wages due to him with the arrears thereof.

To all bailiffs and lieges in the dioceses of Bayonne and Dax. The king for the safety of his soul has granted to the prior and brethren of the hospital of St. Mary, of Roncevaux, the whole herbage in all his pastures in those bishoprics beyond the water called 'Lador' to pasture and feed their animals, for ten years from All Saints, 27 Henry III, so that none of his bailiffs shall take anything from them for such pasture; and therefore he commands them to have the same without impediment.

Bond to Gaillard Culumb in 500 marks, to be paid out of the first money that comes from England, for the debts in which R. count of Toulouse was bound to him.

Notification that the king will let Pernell, countess of Bygor, have 300 marks out of such money to pay her debts.

Oct. 21. Bordeaux.

Bond to Matthew Picard in 330 marks received from him by the king as a loan, to wit, 300 marks to the use of the count of Bygor and 30 marks to the use of John Haunsard, to be paid out of such money.

Bond to G. archbishop of Bordeaux, in 110 marks, 11s. 4d. to be paid at the Exchequer of Hilary for 100 tuns of wine which the archbishop's proctors sold to the king.

Oct. 22. La Sauve [Majeure].

Grant to Peter Braunch of 20l. a year at the Exchequer, until the king provide for him in an equivalent of land out of wards or escheats.

And he has a writ of liberate patent of the same date.

Grant, during pleasure, to Peter de Anesy, of 15l. a year at the Exchequer of Easter for his maintenance in the king's service.

MEMBRANE 1.

Oct. 23. La Sauve Majeure.

Power to W. archbishop of York, to confer upon Master Ralph de Neketon any prebend that falls void in a cathedral church.

Grant to Geoffrey Gwascelin of 20 marks a year at the Exchequer, until the king provide for him in lands, wards or escheats to that value.

Mandate to Gaillard Culumb and Adam de Bristoll to lend effective counsel to the affairs of Richard de Burgo in the matter of a loan to be made to him of 200 marks; and the king undertakes that a loan by them or others shall be repaid.

[Cancelled.] Because the writ was surrendered.

Bond to Elias Rydel of Brygerac in 250 marks remaining due to him out of 500 marks given to him by the king for the strengthening of his town of Bregerac, to be paid out of the first money which comes from England.

Bond also to him for the payment out of the same money to him and the knights and serjeants, whom he maintains in the king's service, as is contained in another writ which he has.

Bond to Goibert de Mayrak to pay to him, for himself and three knights, whom he has in the king's service, out of such money, their wages from Sunday before the feast of St. Severin, 26 Henry III, to Christmas following.

The like to Bertram de Munteses of Puyguilhem (de Podio Willelmi) for himself and four others.

The like to Ruellus son of Elias de Brigerac in 25 marks, which the king promised to him as a gift: also in the wages due to him and four other knights, whom he has in the king's service, for the above period.

Power to the archbishop of York, the bishop of Carlisle and W. de Cantilupo to confer upon Nicholas Lungespee a benefice in the king's gift, when one falls void, of the value of 100l., whether prebendal or otherwise; and if so fat a benefice do not fall void let him be provided for in a benefice and prebend to the said value.

Bond to Arnold de Maremande, who was in the king's service with seven knights from Wednesday before Michaelmas until Saturday before SS. Simon and Jude, and who will stay in the king's service from Sunday before the last mentioned feast until Tuesday Martinmas next with nine knights, to pay to him 42l. 12s. for the wages of himself and his knights.

The like for:—

Menesent[ius] de Coumund.

Bernard de Bevill.

William Segin de Ryuns, who will stay in the king's service with nine knights, for the above period, to wit, 17l.

Bernard de Boevill of St. Macaire who will stay likewise with fourteen knights, to wit, 25l. 10s.

Bond to William Gumbaud in 50 marks to be paid out of the first money that comes from England, as a gift.

Mandate to the archbishop of York to provide for Patrick de Karl[iolo], the king's physician (physicus), for service in parts beyond the seas, in a benefice in the king's gift of the value of 40 marks ; and that soon, as he has not yet had a benefice and is advanced in years.

Mandate to the mayor and provost of Oleron to give faith to what Richard Bauzan and Eudo de Shelfhanger will lay before them on some business of the king and to be counselling and aiding to them.

Mandate to the masters of the galleys of Bayonne and all the galliots therein to admit to their company the said Richard and Eudo, whom the king is sending with two of his galleys well equipped with mariners and balisters, to grieve his enemies of Rochelle and elsewhere.

Oct. 25. La Sauve Majeure.

Bond to William de Virona, who will stand in the king's service with four knights, from Sunday, &c. as above, to pay him 8l. 10s. for wages as above.

Power to the archbishop of York and the bishop of Carlisle to confer upon Geoffrey de Wulewarde, to whom the king is bound to find a benefice for services of long ago, a competent prebend in any cathedral church now void or to fall void.

[Cancelled.]

The like to the same to confer upon the said Geoffrey, king's clerk, a competent prebend in a cathedral church.

Safe-conduct for Guy de Rocheford, coming through the king's power, so long as he be in the king's fealty and service.

Grant to William de Sancto Albano of a benefice in the king's gift of the value of 40 marks : with mandate to the archbishop of York and the bishop of Carlisle and W. de Cantilupo, when opportunity offers, to confer such upon him.

Power to W. archbishop of York to pledge the regalia and the king's jewels in England to obtain money for the king.

Mandate to Maurice de Novo Templo Londiniensi to let the archbishop have all the king's regalia and jewels in his custody, to pledge.

Letter of credence for brother Walter le Butiler, whom the king is sending to the archbishop of York, the bishop of Carlisle and William de Cantilupo.

Mandate to Bertram de Cryoyl and the barons of the Cinque Ports to permit the ship in which the said brother Walter crosses, whether it come from the land of the king's enemies or elsewhere, to go to England and put in there, and return to its own parts.

Mandate to the archbishop of York to provide for Simon de Norwico in some church in the king's gift of the value of 50 marks.

The like, for Amaury de Plesseto.

Restitution to William Caperun of the manor of Coleby, which he held before of the king's gift but whereof the king disseised him and committed the same to Robert Malet, at will; and mandate to the said archbishop, bishop and W. de Cantilupo to give him the same seisin thereof as he had before he was disseised by the order and will of the king.

Oct. 26. La Sauve Majeure.

Bond to Philip Basset, who will stand in the king's service until Easter, in 60 marks to be paid out of the first money that comes from England.

The like to Alan la Zuche in 100l.

Bond to Herbert son of Matthew in 100 marks to be paid out of the like money, for the loss of his horses and for his expenses on the king's service.

Request to the abbots of the Cistercian and Premonstratensian orders, as the king has specially loved them and preserved their liberties, and as the king is put to great and immoderate expenses in recovering his inheritance beyond seas, to succour him with a subsidy [in such wise as] the archbishop of York, the bishop of Carlisle and W. de Cantilupo will tell them.

Oct. 26. La Sauve Majeure.

To all. Know that W. archbishop of York, and W. de Cantilupo . . . . . caused him to have . . . . . . . . . . .