Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry III: Volume 3, 1232-1247. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1906.
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27 HENRY III.
PATENTS AND CHARTERS TOGETHER OF GASCONY OF THE TWENTY-SEVENTH YEAR OF KING HENRY.
Oct. 28. La Sauve Majeure.
Bond to Halegrat, citizen of Bordeaux, in 20 marks, to be paid out of the first money that comes from England, for two horses which he leased to the king to the use of Elias de Syllak and Bertram his brother, of the king's gift.
Bond to Gaillard Columb, in 25 marks, which he delivered to William de Munt Revell to buy one horse to his use of the king's gift.
Bond to John de Curtenay to allow him 8l., out of the 70 marks which he owes to the king of the residue of his relief, for the pay of himself and another knight on the king's service beyond seas from Monday the morrow of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 26 Henry III, to Monday the eve of the apostles Simon and Jude, in the same year, both days included. Also to allow to him 58 marks of the said residue for his said wages from Tuesday the feast of the said Apostles, 27 Henry III, until his pay amounts to that sum, according as he stays in those parts on the king's service with one knight or with two.
Oct. 29. La Sauve Majeure.
Mainprize to Halengret, citizen of Bordeaux, who at the king's instance has lent 20 marks to Richard de Burgo, to pay to him the said sum if Richard does not.
Mandate to the provost of Oleron that if he can find that any of the island hold themselves at the fealty of the king of France, then he shall summon them to return to the fealty of the king, and to stay in the island, and if they will not do this he shall take into the king's hands their lands and other goods there.
Protection, from Easter, in the twenty-seventh year to the following Easter, for the abbot and convent of Lieu Dieu en Jard (de Loco Dei in Jardo) for themselves, their own goods and their men into the town of Jard; directed to all masters of galleys in the king's service.
Oct. 30. La Sauve Majeure.
Charter granting for the safty of the king's soul and the souls of his ancestors and heirs to the church of the hospital of St. James, Bordeaux, and to Peter de Becoiran, the prior, and his successors for ever, for the maintenance of the poor of the hospital, of the wood and land by the said city which are of the king's demesne within the following metes, to wit, from the cowhouse (boveria) of the hospital which is near the Moulin d' Arcs (molendinum de Arcubus) following the way to Langon (Lingonium) as far as the holding (tascam) called the tasca of Raymond Bastard, and thence following the way to the church of St. Martin, Léognan (Leuuahan) as far as another way which is near a small lagoon (lacunam) and from that place in a right line along the way leading to the mill of Muniors, and from that place along the way towards Bordeaux as far as Talence (Talansiolam) ; to hold in frank almoin, so that they and their successors may do as they will with the said land and wood. Witnesses :— William Lungespe, John son of Geoffrey, John de Grey, Hugh de Vivona, Rostand de Solio, then seneschal of Gascony, John de Lexinton, John de Plessetis, Paulinus Peyvre, Nicholas de Bolevill and others.
Mandate to the said Rostand, to give them seisin thereof according as is contained in their charter and according as the said seneschal by his letters signified to the king.
Oct. 31. La Sauve Majeure.
Appointment, during pleasure, of William de Munrevel to the custody of the castle of Puynormand (de Podio Normanni); and the king is bound to pay to him being with nine knights in the said castle, and 20 footserjeants, as well balisters as other serjeants at arms, wages from All Saints onwards so long as they be in the castle by the king's order.
Notification that William de Gus has done fealty and the king has retained him with him; and all persons are therefore commanded not to do or permit any harm to him so long as he be in the king's fealty.
Bond to Seinus de Beresank in 40 pounds of Bordeaux, to be paid at Christmas, for one horse which he demised to the king to the use of Richard de Rouecestre.
Bond to Bertram de Syllak in 20 marks to be paid to him out of the first money that comes from England for his fee; bond also for his pay from Sunday before the Apostles Simon and Jude until Martinmas.
Grant to Berenger de Mayly, whom the king has sent as his envoy to the king of Aragon, that whatever he spends in the said service to the amount of 100s. or 10 marks, over and above the 10 marks placed in his hands, the king will repay to him on his return, out of the first money that comes from England.
Nov. 1. La Sauve Majeure.
Pardon to Ralph de Cauz of his flight for the death of Walter de Steinton and of his outlawry for the same, on condition that he stand his trial if anyone will proceed against him.
Nov. 2. La Sauve Majeure.
Mandate to the seneschal of Gascony to let John de Plesseto have a destrier of the price of 30 marks of the king's gift, and the king will pay him out of the first money that comes from England.
Exemption for life of John de Wyarvill from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions.
Mandate to Rostand de Solio, seneschal of Gascony, to let William de la Lunde, who is sick at Bordeaux, have his necessaries to the amount of 10l.; and the king will refund him out of the first money that comes from England.
Grant to Robert Tregoz that the king will acquit him of his whole debt due to the heirs of Ursel son of Hamo, Jew of Hereford, and what he owed from the time when he first received the loan from the said Ursel and made fine with him for the debts wherein he was bound to him for his mother until the feast of All Saints this year; both principal and interest (tam de lucro quam de sorte.
Appointment of William Lungespe as captain of the king's expedition, and it is commanded to all knights in garrison at St. Emilion and to the vicomte of Kasteleun and all knights with him in garrison, and to Elias Rydel of Brigerak and the knights there, to be intendant to the said William in all things pertaining to the said expedition.
Nov. 3. La Sauve Majeure.
Charter granting to Stephen Baucan the whole land in the county of Kardigan under Hirewern, which he has of the gift of G. Marshal, earl of Pembroke, to hold to him and his heirs, as the charter of the said G. testifies, in which the said gift is more fully contained. Witnesses:— William Lungespe, Philip Basset, Robert Tregoz, John son of Geoffrey, John de Lexinton, Paulinus Peyvre, Nicholas de Bolevill, and others.
Because the covenant is such between the king and the earl Marshal that the feoffments made by the latter in the honors of Kaermerdin and Kardigan shall remain firm, unless they exceed two parts of the conquest of the said honors ; this confirmation, is given to the impartial hands of P. Basset, until it is found whether the said feoffments exceed the said two parts, or not ; and if they do, it is to be returned to the king.
To the mayor and bailiffs of Bordeaux. Henry Buchard, Henekin de Rya and Robert Pichepape, who by the king's command came from England to Bordeaux with treasure and the king's people, have shown that the said mayor and bailiffs arrested their three ships because of a plaint of Robert Geraudon. The king is unwilling that these or other ships, coming by his command to his service, should be arrested at present on any charge and commands them, notwithstanding the plaint of the said Robert or another, to deliver the said ships and let them go where they will; and if any injury has been done to the said Robert by any of these, the king will do him full justice.
To the masters of the king's galleys of Bayonne, and the galiots therein. The king has caused a wooden castle to be made in l'Entre Deux Mers, which the king is about to have erected in the isle of Ré ; but as the said castle cannot be erected nor the mound made with such expedition as the king desires, he commands the said masters &c. as they love themselves and their honour and the king's to remain where they were until St. Andrew's with the rest of the king's galleys, and the king will satisfy them of their pay until then, and they are to send two of their fellows to the king after Martinmas so that he may pay them ; and they are to behave so that the king may have cause to be grateful.
Nov. 7. La Réole.
Mandate to the mayor and good men of Bayonne to cause the said galleys to remain there.
Mandate to Frank de Bresne to engage himself in making the said mound.
Mandate to the mayor and good men of Olerun to prepare and equip the two barges which they are bound to find for the king, to grieve the men of Rochelle.
Mandate to the mayor and provost of Oleron, by view of Richard Baucan and Eudo, the king's clerk, to cause to be equipped twelve barges or more, if possible, furnished with good people and ready, for the defence of those parts and of the isle of Ré, and for aiding, if necessary, the galleys at the siege of Rochelle.
Mandate to the said Richard and Eudo by the same words, and they are to let the king know the cost which the said mayor and provost expend. These are close.
Nov. 6. La Réole.
Safe-conduct, until St. Andrew's next, for Guy de Lezynyaco, coming to speak with William Lungespee and Hugh de Vivona. By K.
Bond to William Maynard and William Brumaud, burgesses of La Réole, in 20 marks, to be paid to them or their messengers this side the seas, at Easter or before, if the king's treasure comes from England, for two houses adjoining the castle of La Réole, which the king caused to be thrown down for enlarging the castle.
To Matthew Picard. The king mainprises for Gerard Talebot that the king will pay the 10l., which Gerard owes to Matthew, and will pay him out of the first money that comes from England, and requests Matthew to acquit Gerard thereof and to betake himself to the king for the same.
Bond to John de Sunevill, who has remained in the king's service with two knights, in 60 pounds of Bordeaux to be paid to him out of the first money that comes from England, to buy one horse of the king's gift. And grant to him that if he lose his lands by reason of the king's service, the king will give him 60 pounds of Bordeaux yearly, if his lands are worth so much, until he recover them or the king make him an exchange of other land to that value.
Grant to Arnald de Sunnevill who has come to the king's service, that if he lose his lands by reason of such service, the king will give him 20 pounds of Bordeaux yearly, if his lands are worth so much.
The like to Emery de Sunnevill for 30 pounds of Bordeaux.
Bond to Arnold Corneu, who came to the king's service with two knights, in 60 pounds of Bordeaux to be paid to him, out of the first money that comes from England, to buy a horse of the king's gift. And if he lose his lands by reason of the king's service, the king will give him yearly 100 pounds of Bordeaux, if his lands are worth so much, and the king will give to Peter Bernardi, his knight, 27 pounds 10 shillings of Bordeaux yearly, and to Gerard Malebeste his other knight, the same sum yearly, if his lands are worth so much, until they recover their lands, or the king make them an exchange of other lands to the above values.
Mandate to the archbishop of York and the bishop of Carlisle that if they cannot provide Geoffrey de Wuleward with a prebendal benefice, as the king has given him power to do, he shall confer upon him any other ecclesiastical benefice in the king's gift of the value of 60 marks, if the said Geoffrey will accept it in place of the said prebend.
Nov. 9. La Réole.
Licence, at the instance of the vicomte of Frunzak, for Raymund Buke, burgess of Frunzak, to lade two ships with wines of 'rek' of the vintage of 26 Henry III, to wit, 105 tuns in each ship, and to take them where he will, one voyage, and back. By John son of Geoffrey.
Bond to Guy de Stisac, who has stayed in the king's service with two knights, Geoffrey de Stisak and Viger, his brothers, and seven mounted serjeants from the Sunday before Martinmas this year, during pleasure, to remember them according to their service, as soon as the king's money comes from England, so that they shall be content.
The like to R. vicomte of Frunzak in 80 pounds of Bordeaux and 20 marks sterling to be paid at St. Andrews next, lent to the king at La Sauve. By Hugh de Vivona.
Nov. 10. La Réole.
The like to Bernard de Boevill, who will stay in the king's service with nine knights, from the day before Martinmas until St. Andrew's day ; both days included, in 19l. sterling to be paid for the wages of himself and his knights.
The like for :—
Arnald de Myremaunde with nine knights, and Menesecus de Comund.
The king has retained in his service Arnald de Boevill with nine knights and ten serjeants at arms, from Martinmas until Christmas next, and they shall have their pay out of the first money that comes from England.
Notification to the mayor and good men of Bordeaux that Rostand de Solio this day, Monday the eve of Martinmas, has surrendered to the king the seneschalcy of Gascony, and the king has received it in his hand wishing to keep it until he provided another seneschal; and the king commands them [not] to be intendant to the said Rostand or any other except the king touching the seneschaley until further order.
Nov. 11. La Sauve Majeure.
Mandate to the archbishop of York to provide for Wibert de Kancia in an ecclesiastical benefice of the value of 40 marks.
Bond to Ralph de la Haye, in 40 marks, to be paid to him out of the first money that comes from England, a gift from the king for his expenses in the king's service beyond seas. By John son of Geoffrey.
The king is bound to the said Ralph to pay him 40 marks in England, unless he receive them by the liberate which has been sent to the treasurer and chamberlains.
Appointment of John Maunsel to the custody of the land of Gascony until the king has provided a seneschal.
The like is written to the mayor and good men of Bayonne and Bordeaux, and the good men of 1'Entre Deux Mers.
The like of the same to the custody of the isle (insule) of Oleron and Ré, until the king has provided a seneschal, with mandate to the mayor and good men of Oleron to be intendant to him.
Like mandate to the good men of Ré.
Mandate to Eudo the clerk to be intendant to him in all things which he shall signify to him by his letters.
Mandate to Peter de Podio to deliver the castles of Oleron to him or his messenger bearing the letters of the king or of Rostand de Solio.
Bond to Bernard de Boevill of St. Macaire, who will stay in the king's service with fourteen knights from Wednesday after Martinmas until Sunday, St. Andrew's day, including both days, in 28l. 10s. for the wages of himself and his knights.
[Cancelled.] Because otherwise below.
Protection for the men of Haw, because they have done their due and accustomed service for the land which they hold of the king, for so long as they do their due and accustomed service.
Nov. 12. La Réole.
Writ of liberate to the treasurer and chamberlains for 50 marks to be paid yearly to John de Grey at the exchequer of Michaelmas, which the king has granted to him until he can provide him in wards or escheats to that value.
And he has letters thereof directed 'Omnibus &c'.
Letters of credit for John Maunsel, to whom the king has committed the custody of the land of Gascony, to the amount of 100l.
Licence for Halengrat the balister to let to farm to whom soever he will the whole land of Labenne (Arena) near Bayonne with the wheat and 15l. of Morlaas of rent, and all other things belonging thereto,. which the king granted to him for life, for 10 years from Michaelmas, 27 Henry III, that term to endure notwithstanding the death of the said Halengrat.
Mandate to t he men of Labenne to be intendant to the lessee for that term.
Afterwards the king granted to Peter de Rosetto, citizen of Bayonne, that he might hold the said land for that term by lease of the said Halengrat, to whom he gave 68 marks for the lease.
Bond to John Maunsel, to whom the king committed the custody of the land of Gascony and the isles of Oleron and Ré, in whatever he reasonably spends in the said custody from Martinmas, 27 Henry III, onwards, as well his own expenses as the wages of serjeants and balisters and others, accordingly as it may be necessary to retain and take with him more or less for the custody thereof.
Grant for life to John de Sancto Emilione, king's carpenter, who lost his right foot in the king's service, of the custody of the gate of the castle of Bordeaux, and of the works of the said castle, with 12 pence of Bordeaux daily for the maintenance of himself and his wife; and yearly at Christmas 6 pounds of Bordeaux to buy robes for themselves, to wit, 60 shillings each, of the custom of the city of Bordeaux.
Mandate to Herbert son of Matthew, seneschal of Gascony and other seneschals for the time being to pay the said sum out of the same customs.
Nov. 13. La Réole.
Bond to William de Chenay in 22 marks to be paid out of the first money that comes from England, for one horse which the king received from him to the use of Arnald de Boevill.
The like to William de Vivona, in the king's service with four knights, for his wages from Wednesday after Martinmas, 27 Henry III until St. Andrew, both days included.
The like to Arnald de Boevill, lord of Duraz, who will stay in the king's service with nine knights.
Safe-conduct until St. Andrew for Poncius de Ponte, Geoffrey de Mauritannia and Elias Gumbaud of Conac, and those they bring with them, coming through the king's power to speak with Hugh de Vivona.
The like for Owen de Berbezill, coming to speak with the king.
Exemption for four years of Isaac, Jew of Bordeaux, from a rent of 50 pounds of Bordeaux which he owes yearly, in lieu of 4,000 shillings of Bordeaux, which Elias de Bleynak owed to him, and of which the said Jew quit-claimed the said Elias by order of the king, on the following condition. Rostand de Solio, Sancho de Regula (Seintum de Regulam) and John de Portu, to whom the king committed that rent for eight years for the debt which they paid for him to Peter Columb, citizen of Bordeaux, but which at the making of these presents they had only received for three years, shall receive the said rent for five years from next Easter; at the end of which time the king wills that the said Isaac and his heirs be quit thereof for the four years next following, and after that be answerable to the king.
Nov. 14. La Réole.
Charter, granting to John son of Geoffrey the manor of Waddon, which H. earl of Arundel surrendered to the king of the lands of Normans, to hold to him and his heirs as freely and wholly as William de Humeth held it in homages and services of free men, chaces, and other liberties and free customs belonging thereto until the land of England and the land of Normandy are one, and doing the service due for the same.
Grant also to him that if the king or his heirs should surrender it to the right heirs when the said lands become one, the king will not disseise him before making him or his heirs a reasonable exchange in escheats in other lands to the like value. Witnesses :—William Lungespee, Hugh de Vivona, John de Grey, Robert Tregoz, John de Plesseto, Nicholas de Molis, John de Lessint[on], Paulinus Peivre, Nicholas de Bolevill, Richard de Clifford, Walter de Luyt[on] and others.
Mandate to the sheriff of Buckingham to give him seisin thereof.
Nov. 15. La Réole.
Bond to Arnald Mainsent, citizen of Bordeaux in 200 marks, which the king received from him as a loan, to be paid at Christmas or before if the king's money comes from England.
Licence for him to lade one ship with wine in the water of Charente of the vintage of 27 Henry III, and to take it to England or elsewhere in the king's power, but not to land of the king's enemies ; until the ship returns to its own parts.
Grant, at the instance of A. bishop of Bazas, that Raymond de Pinibus and Donatus his brother, nephews of the said bishop, may receive henceforward what the bishop used to receive from the custom of the city of Bordeaux for the debt which the king owes to him for Henry de Trublevill, as is more fully contained in the letters which the bishop has, until the king is quit of the said debt.
Bond to the said Raymond and Donatus in 5,000 shillings of Bordeaux which the king received from them as a loan, to be paid out of the first money that comes from England.
[Cancelled.] Because otherwise below.
Mandate to Richard Bauzan to attend to the affairs which John Maunsel will let him know of on behalf of the king.
Bond to Geoffrey Rydel of Blaye in 50l. of his yearly fee of 100l., and 250 marks of the 500 marks which the king granted to him to strengthen his town of Blaye, to be paid out of the first money coming from England.
Nov. 20. La Réole.
Protestation that Nicholas de Bolevill has delivered the 3,000 marks committed to him to carry to H. le Lezinan, count of La Marche and Angoulême, and which he has delivered.
Nov. 24. La Réole.
Licence for John de Plesseto to dispose of, give, let to farm or bequeath all his lands and other goods which he has of the king's gift as well wards, marriages and other things, and for him to make his will thereof ; and grant that the executors of his will have free disposal of the said goods for the execution thereof.
Nov. 26. La Réole.
Mandate to the justice and good men of Bazas, and all other tenants of the bishopric of Bazas to admit William de Boel[es] to receive to the king's use seisin of that bishopric.
Safe-conduct, until the octave of St. Andrew, for William Vyger and Richard de Conak, who had come to La Réole to speak with the king, for themselves and their men.
Nov. 28. La Réole.
Bond to the prior of La Réole in 50s. sterling to be paid out of the first money that comes from England for 5 tuns of wine bought to the king's use, to wit, 10s. a tun, and 17 pounds of Bordeaux for 20 cunkis (541bs.) of wheat, bought also to the king's use.
Memorandum that on Friday before St. Andrew, the abbot of Evesham, falling sick at La Réole, William de Burgo received the seal of the king under the custody of J. de Lexinton.
Nov. 26. St. Macaire.
Mandate to the tenants of the bishopric of Bazas to be intendant to John Maunsel, to whom the king has committed the land of Gascony, or to his messenger; and to be aiding unto him in making inquisition touching alienations in that bishopric.
Dec. 1. La Sauve Majeure.
Letters of credence to R. count of Toulouse in favour of Richard de Clifford and Peter Bonefouz, whom the king is sending to him.
The like to Secar Alaman (Alemanno).
Mandate to the said Peter and Richard, upon sight of these letters not to proceed, but to return so that they may be with the king this Thursday about the third hour.
Pardon to Geoffrey [Pistori—cancelled] le Mair of Hereford for the death of Alvred son of Eadric de Rysebury, whom he killed, as the king hears, by misadventure ; on condition that he make his peace with the friends of the deceased.
Mandate to the sheriff of Hereford to let him have the king's peace thereof.
Dec. 2. La Sauve Majeure.
Safe-conduct until Christmas for John de Guerguetin, going to his own parts.
Dec. 3. La Sauve Majeure.
Licence, until the nativity of St. Mary, for the good men of St. Malo to bring their own merchandise to Bordeaux, and buy wines there and take them to St. Malo and to the king's men of Gascony also if they please; but they are not, under pretext of this, to bring the goods of others, or to take away wine to the use of others, or into land at war with the king.
Grant to Oliver de Chaleis of 100l. sterling a year at the Exchequer of Michaelmas.
Power to Hugh de Vivona and Peter Chaceporc to make a treaty touching the king's affairs with Geoffrey de Taunay and Elias Gumbaud, and the king will keep the covenants so made.
Bond to Oliver de Chaleis in 500 marks, to wit, 200 which the king promised him as a gift, and 300 for walling his town. Grant also that if he lose any land of his own or his wife's inheritance, by reason of the king's service, the king will make good his loss by the award of B. count of Bygor and Hugh de Vivona.
Dec. 4. La Sauve Majeure.
Bond to Raymond Guillelmi in the wages which he can show to be due to him.
The like to William Arnaldi de Cayllac up to Christmas.
The like to Boz de Beders.
The like to Bertram de Noyllan in 20 marks for a horse which he caused Peter de Burdegala to have by order of the king.
The like to Bertram de Syllak in his wages for the whole time that he stayed on the king's service since he last received his wages.
Dec. 5. La Sauve Majeure.
Grant to William Eudrad de la Ramade of 20l. a year at the Exchequer of Michaelmas for so long as he serves the king faithfully.
Bond to Gaillard Columb, citizen of Bordeaux, in 500 pounds in Bordeaux to be paid at Hilary next or sooner if the king's money comes from England.
Grant to Amalvin de Valeis of a yearly fee of 50 pounds of Bordeaux, payable at Michaelmas.
Bond to Cumpaynnet de Murlan' to pay him 60 pounds of Morlaas at the Purification or sooner if the king's money comes from England; and this amount is to be allowed to the king in the fee of B. count of Bigor, for whom the king owes the said amount to the said merchant.
By John son of Geoffrey.
The like to Dominic Paschalis, provost of Roncevaux, for 90 pounds of Morlaas, to be allowed in the fee of the said count.
Dec. 7. La Sauve Majeure.
The like to Bernard de Boevill of St. Macaire, to pay him his wages from Sunday before SS. Simon and Jude, for so long as he stays in the king's service with fourteen knights by order of the king.
By John Maunsell.
Power to John Maunsell, king's clerk, to whom the king has committed the custody of the land of Gascony to raise a loan of 100l. upon the 15,000 shillings of Bordeaux due to the king in the month of May from the great custom of the city of Bordeaux, and whoever will make him a loan, shall receive the same from the said custom.
Dec. 11. Bordeaux.
Mandate to Herbert son of Matthew, N. de Molis and the mayor of St. Emilion to take into the king's hands the vineyards, houses and other goods of Peter Artaldi, Sicard Fulconis and Reginald de Rupe Baion, and all other persons of St. Emilion, who fled from the said town and withdrew from the king's fealty.
They are to summon them to be before them on Sunday before Christmas to take their trial touching the said trespasses. And those persons of St. Emilion who are suspected of being conspirators with them they are to distrain to find good hostages that they will serve the king faithfully, and that no harm come to the town.
Dec. 12. Bordeaux.
Request to the abbot of Blachimund, to guarantee (manulevare) to Master Hugh Lamberd, king's carpenter, and his fellows, their wages which they expended in the abbot's parts for their victuals, and moreover to let them have a prest of victuals from his men until Christmas and the king will cause him to be answered for the victuals of both times.
The like to the preceptor of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem of Salebrun.
Dec. 12. Bordeaux.
Charter, granting to William de Insula, and his heirs a weekly market on Tuesday at Neweton and a three days fair, to wit, on the eve, day and morrow of Holy Rood Day, provided that it be not to the nuisance of neighbouring markets and fairs. Witnesses :—William Longespee, John son of Geoffrey, Hugh de Vivona, John de Grey, Robert Trescgoz, John de Plesseto, Paulinus Peyvre, Nicholas de Bolevill, Walter de Luiton and others.
Mandate to the sheriff of Dorset to cause the said market and fair to be cried and held.
Grant to Peter Braunche of a fee of 20l. a year at the Exchequer, until the king provide him with land to that value from escheats or wards.
[Cancelled.] Because in the roll of the 26th year.
Bond to Rostand de Mercato, citizen of Bordeaux, in 160 marks, wherewith he paid the wages of P. vicomte of Castillon, by order of the king, to be repaid at the Purification next, if the king's money comes from England by then, or by the beginning of Lent; and for this the king has found the following sureties, William Remundi Columb and Peter Kayllow.
Dec. 13. Bordeaux.
Safe-conduct until Whitsunday for Ferrand, notary of Alfonso, brother of the king of Castile, throughout the king's power.
Bond to Peter Oger[i] de Gurcan in 100 pounds of Bordeaux from the first money that comes from England ; and the king retained him in his service at his pay with two knights and seven serjeants at arms ; and has granted that if he lose his land in his service, he will provide him with land elsewhere to the same value.
The king signified to Berard de Muntlid[er] the elder and Berard his son, that a treaty was made with the king by Elias Ridell, of Bregerac and that the king retained them in his service ; and during that treaty, the rumour has come to the king that they have taken Matthew Besill and another of the king's household with him and still detain them. The king now requests them to come to speak with him, under the safeconduct of the said Elias, whom the king has empowered to conduct them; and when they come the king will make them content. The king requests them to bring with them his men whom they have captured.
Elias Ridell of Bregerac has letters to conduct them.
Safe-conduct until Christmas for Iter Gardera coming to Bordeaux to buy four horses to the use of Poncius de Mirebell and returning to Mirebell with them.
Writ de intendendo to the men of Bayonne and Dax and all the king's subjects of those parts, in favour of Alan Burnell, serjeant of John Maunsell, in place of the said John during pleasure, to whom the king committed the land of Gascony.
Dec. 15. Bordeaux.
Garsie de Deusadjude has licence to bring to Bordeaux by the water of the Gironde 120 tuns of wine which are at Auvilers in Agen ; until the beginning of Lent.
Safe-conduct until Christmas for John de Puull, man of the Emperor, going to his own parts with his Spanish rouncey (runcino).
Mandate to the good men of Dax to do the fealty which they owe to the king, to John Maunsel in his name.
Dec. 17. Bordeaux.
Bond to Joceaum Columb, citizen of Bordeaux, in 50 pounds of Bordeaux to be paid at the Purification next, or sooner, if the king's money comes from England.
Dec. 17. Bordeaux.
Safe-conduct until Christmas for Maynard Coc and Peter Gumbaud and six of their fellows bringing by the king's licence a boat to Bordeaux and taking it back to Mortagne sur Gironde (Mauritaniam).
Grant to Roger de Pavilly that if he survive his mother Eustachia de Pavilly, he may hold land to the value of 20l. a year of the lands which she holds in dower of the gift of Thomas de Pavilly sometime her husband, in England, notwithstanding that these lands are of the lands of Normans.
To the justiciary of Ireland. If John Biset will come beyond seas in the king's service, the king is willing that he shall have the fee such as James de Cravill, the justiciary's knight, spoke of; and power to the justiciary to give it to him.
Dec. 19. Bordeaux.
Grant to Achard Fucher of a fee of 30 pounds of Bordeaux yearly to maintain him on the king's service.
Mandate to M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, to acquit Stephen le Arcediacne knight of Richard de Burgo, in consideration of his services beyond seas, of 53l. of the debts which he owes at the Exchequer of Dublin, or of those which he owes for Thomas son of Anthony, or of other debts, as he prefers.
The like to G. de Turvill, archdeacon of Dublin and treasurer.
Dec. 21. Bordeaux.
Grant to Peter de Geneve of the custody during the minority of the heir, of the land and heir of William de Albiniaco, with the marriage of the heir.
Mandate to the archbishop of York, W. bishop of Carlisle and W. de Cantilupo to give him seisin of the said land and to take the daughter and heir into the king's hands to be kept at Wyndeshoure with the other children in the king's ward there.
Grant to William de Hastencot of the marriage of Ela late the wife of Robert de Shelton and of what belongs to the king touching the said marriage, to wit, if she will not marry him, the fine for marrying whom she will.
The men of Bayonne have letters like those above for the men of St. Malo, of licence to take their goods, corn and merchandise to Bordeaux and to buy wine there and take it to Bayonne.
Dec. 21. Bordeaux.
Charter, granting to Warin son of Gerald and Agnes his wife and their heirs a weekly market on Wednesday [corrected from Thursday] at the manor of Muresle, which is of the inheritance of the said Agnes, and a yearly three days' fair, to wit, on the eve, day and morrow of the Nativity of the Blessed Mary, on condition that they are not to the nuisance of neighbouring markets and fairs. Witnesses :—William Lungespee, John son of Geoffrey, Herbert son of Matthew, Hugh de Vivona, John de Grey, John de Plesseto, Robert Tregoz, Paulinus Peivre, Nicholas de Bolevill, Walter de Luiton and others.
Nicholas de Bolevill has letters granting to him that as soon as he is made abbot of Evesham, the king shall request the abbot and convent of Evesham to provide one of his brothers with a competent ecclesiastical benefice, and in the meantime grant him a decent pension from the Chamber.
Dec. 22. Bordeaux.
Mandate to Frank de Bren to permit the abbot and monks of St. Mary's, Ré, to take branches (ramillam) in the forest of Ré for their hearth and for their maintenance until Easter.
Grant to them that the damage they sustained through the building of the king's castle in the isle of Ré, shall be made good to them.
To the bailiffs of Oleron. The king has released to the prior and solacius of St. Peter, Oleron, the seisin which he ordered to be made of the said priory on account of the demand which he had against the abbot of Maillezais, until the beginning of Lent.
Dec. 25. Bordeaux.
Grant to John de Plesseto of the marriage of Margaret late the wife of John Marshal, and of the fine for marrying whom she will, if she cannot be induced to admit the said John as her husband.
Mandate to the archbishop of York and the other councillors that the king has given the said marriage to the said John.
Gaston de Byarne, at the petition of the queen, has done his homage to the king at Bordeaux, which he ought to have done of long custom in the king's court of St. Sever, as was protested by many faithful subjects ; wherefore the king has granted to the said Gaston that although in the present case the king has received his homage elsewhere than in the said court, his heirs shall not do the said homage elsewhere, unless they choose. Grant also to him that he and his heirs have the liberties and free customs which his ancestors had of the king's predecessors, and which they have used until now.
Dec. 26. Bordeaux.
Grant to Stephen Lungespe of the marriage of Emelina late the wife of Hugh de Lacy, and if she will not admit him as her husband, and make fine to marry whom she chooses, of the said fine.
Bond to Raymond de Pinibus and Donatus his brother in 5,000 shillings of Bordeaux, which the king received from them as a loan, to be paid at Easter.
Dec. 30. Bordeaux.
Bertram de Noyllan has letters of credence directed to all the barons of the Exchequer.
As the king has heard rumours that his enemies have made preparations to invade the isle of Ré and to grieve his men of that island, he will equip his galleys of Bayonne and Bordeaux and in the meantime it is commanded to the mayor, Eudo, the provost of Oleron and all the good men of Oleron, to prepare barges and the better men of that island, to defend the isle of Ré until the said galleys arrive.
Safe-conduct until the octave of the Circumcision for the men of Bourg, coming to speak with the king.
Jan. 2. Bordeaux.
Pardon to Richard de Burgo of 100 marks which remain due to the king at the Exchequer of Dublin, and mandate to the justiciary of Ireland to acquit him.
The like mandate to G. de Turvill, treasurer of Ireland.
Mandate to the mayor and provost of Oleron to restore all the goods late of Bartholomew de Podio, to Bartholomew his son, which they took into the king's hands on account of the death of the said Bartholomew, retaining however in the king's hand the land which he had in the isle of Oleron; and, if any of the said goods have been removed by them, to restore the same to him.