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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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MEMBRANE 16.

Jan. 7. Gloucester.

Grant to the abbot of Messenden of 50s. a year in perpetuity out of the farm of the county of Buckingham, by the hands of the sheriff, for the maintenance in that abbey of one chaplain to celebrate divine service for the soul of Hugh de Saunford.

Mandate to the barons of the Exchequer to cause this to be enrolled and allowed. By S. de Sedgrave, justiciary of England.

Order to sheriffs and others to distrain all tenants of the lands and escheats in their bailiwick which were in the custody of William Ruffus, who owe debts to the king of the time that the said William was keeper of the same lands and escheats, to pay their said debts to the said William without delay, so that he may answer for the same sufficiently at the Exchequer.

Writ de intendendo to the tenants of the manor of Chalfgrave, in favour of John de Plessetis and Drogo de Barentyn, to whom the king has granted licence to tallage that manor, which they hold de ballio nostro, as he is causing his demesnes throughout England to be tallaged.

Protection with clause rogamus, without term, for the brethren of St. James, Altopascio, in England.

Licence until the octaves of Hilary for the countess of Warewic, wife of Richard Suhard, to go to the marches of Wales with men, horses and harness, to her husband.

Jan. 10. Gloucester.

Writ de intendendo to the men of the boroughs, demesnes and wardships of P. de Rivallis, the treasurer, in the counties of Buckingham, Kent, Surrey and Sussex, in favour of the said Peter, to whom the king has granted licence to cause tallage to be assessed for his own use in the boroughs, demesnes and wardships which he has of the king's gift as is assessed for the king in his demesnes.

The like in the counties of Gloucester and Dorset.

Grant during pleasure to the prior of Lanthony by Gloucester that he may have in the king's forest of Dene fifteen mares with their issues of two years, on condition that they shall not be removed therefrom without special order of the king. By [the bishop of] Winchester.

Mandate to John de Baiocis to do all his diligence to draw to the king's service by the Purification the men of the town of Muntgomery, who have withdrawn themselves from his service.

Jan. 15. Marlborough.

Acknowledgment of the receipt in the wardrobe by the hands of Peter de Rivallis, the treasurer, of the following money from Henry de Bathonia, sheriff of Gloucester, which the king had caused to be delivered to him to be kept for his use in the castle of Gloucester, to wit, of the fortieth of the following counties:—

Devon, 159l. 14s. 10d., at Hereford, on Thursday after St. Nicholas, in the eighteenth year.

Sumerset, 378l. 11s. 3d., at Hay, on Wednesday after the Decollation of St. John the Baptist, in the seventeenth year.

Dorset, 270l. 17½d., at Hereford, on the above Thursday.

Suhampton, 415l. 8s. 8d., at Gloucester, on Sunday before All Saints, in the eighteenth year.

Warewic, 136l. 19s., at Hereford, on Friday after St. Martin, in the same year.

Leicester, 194l. 17s. 8d., at Hereford, on Saturday after All Saints, in the same year.

Norhampton, 430l. 7s. 6½d., at Hereford, on the same day.

Norfolk and Suffolk, 2,032l. 14d. at Gloucester, on Tuesday after the Epiphany, in the same year.

Of a fine which the abbot of St. Augustine's, Canterbury, made for acquittance of the service due from him in the army summoned in Ireland, which remained in Wales, 40l., at Hereford, on Friday the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, in the seventeenth year.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Peter de Russellis to the custody of the county of Devon; and writ de intendendo for him as sheriff.

Safe-conduct for Master John de Exonia, whom the king has sent to Ireland on his envoy.

Jan. 16. Marlborough.

Notification that the king has caused Stephen le Bret to have seisin, saving the right of anyone, of 5 hides of land in Amenel, as it appears by inquisition that John le Bret, a Norman, held the same of the countess of Salisbury, and that Stephen is his next heir.

Jan. 20. Clarendon.

Grant for life to William Gauler, in exchange for the land of Ortigateremere, which previously he was to have held for life, of 50 pounds of Bordeaux of the avalage of wines coming down through Bordeaux.

Request to the mayor and good men of Bordeaux to let Hugh de Vivona, seneschal of Gascony, have a prest of 300 marks to further the king's business; and the king will repay the same to their messenger, coming to him with their letters, in England.

Mandate to William Perepoill, constable of the castle of Rocheford, as soon as Hugh de Vivona, seneschal of Gascony, has paid him what the king owes him and for his expenses in keeping the said castle, taking into account the issues of the castle received by him, to deliver the said castle to the said Hugh to keep for the king.

Protection with clause rogamus, without term, for the brethren of the hospital of St. Bartholomew, Neubury.

Protection for one year from the Purification for Brian de Henle, the king's tranter.

Adam de Eston [unfinished].

Jan. 26. Winchester.

Notification that the king, as patron and founder of the hospital of St. John without the East Gate of Oxford, has appointed that of the goods which he has conferred or shall confer on the hospital for his soul and the souls of his ancestors and heirs, three brethren, chaplains, shall be maintained, one, elected by the brethren in common and presented to the king, to be over the others to keep the order of St. Augustine, which the king wishes to be observed by the chaplains and brethren in that hospital, and [to be over them] in the administration of the temporalities belonging to the hospital; and that likewise, of the said goods, six brethren, lay persons, and six sisters shall be maintained, who shall tend the infirm and poor of the hospital and administer necessaries to them. The number of the said chaplains, brethren or sisters shall not be increased until the goods of the hospital have increased so that more can be fitly maintained and when it is necessary for more brethren or sisters to be added to the number, then this shall only be done with the licence of the king or his heirs. Loquend[um].

Letters for Philip de Albiniaco requesting an aid from his men.

Protection with clause rogamus for the leprous sisters of the hospital of St. Mary Magdalen, Aulton.

Jan. 28. Guildford.

Licence for Geoffrey de Roches to lease the demesnes of the land late of Geoffrey de Luvers in Stivinton, which he has de ballio regis, to the men of that town or others at metayage or at farm as he prefers.

The like for H. de Trubleville as to the lands of William de Monte Acuto, who is with the Marshal, which are in his hands.

Protection for Roger de Clare, who is on the king's service at Shrewsbury, for so long as he shall be there by the king's command.

Presentation of Ern[ald] de Berkele to the church of Aldermannescherch in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the archbishopric of Canterbury, directed to the official of the archdeacon of Canterbury.

Feb. 6. Westminster.

Mandate to Hugh le Despenser (Dispensatoris) to deliver to Henry [name omitted] the hostage whom Henry delivered to the king for his performance of faithful service and whom the king committed to the custody of the said Hugh.

Restitution to R. earl le Bigod of his castle of Framelingham, which the king committed to the custody of Oliver de Vallibus; with mandate to the said Oliver to deliver it.

Mandate to S. de Sedgrave, justiciary of England, to deliver to William de Stutevill the hostage whom he delivered to the king for faithful service, and whom the king committed to the custody of the said justiciary.

The like to Ralph son of Nicholas touching the hostage of Hervey Bagod.

The like to John Lestrange touching the hostage of John son of Alan.

Feb. 6. Westminster.

Protection for the hospital of Suthampton called God's House.

Presentation of Luke Besilles to the church of Alestorp, in the diocese of Lincoln, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the lands and heir of Nigel de Mubray.

The countess of Eu has letters to her knights and free tenants requesting an aid to acquit her debts.

The like for the abbot of Waleden to his men.

Feb. 10. Chippenham.

Grant to Gerard Talebot of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of the lands and heirs of Hubert de Muntchenese, with the marriages of such heirs.

Feb. 16. Bromholme.

Acknowledgment of the receipt by the hands of William, prior of Holy Trinity, Norwich, of the following relics contained in a casket (capsula), to wit, of St. Gilbert two pieces (particulas), of St. Euphemia the like, of the Innocents the like, of St. Stephen four pieces, of St. Wulstan one piece, of St. Leger one piece, of St. Theodore one piece, of St. Hermolaus one piece, of St. Nicholas one piece, of St. Bartholomew one piece, of St. Philip one piece, of St. Petronella one piece, of Zachariah the Prophet one piece, of Aaron's rod one piece; to hold for the king's life, with promise that he before his death or his heirs after his death will restore the same as he received them to the said church of the Holy Trinity.

Feb. 20. Thetford.

Safe-conduct until Whitsunday for George de Fuble, messenger of Richard de Burgo, coming to the king.

Protection without term for the abbot of Leiston.

Feb. 21. Chippenham.

Safe-conduct until Michaelmas 20 Henry III for a ship which Bartholomew de Podio is about to send to England with wines.

Hugh de Ver, earl of Oxford, has letters directed to his knights and free tenants requesting an aid to acquit his debts.

Feb. 28. Ramsey.

Writ of liberate to the treasurer and chamberlains for 20 marks to be paid to the abbot or Wardon yearly at the exchequer of Michaelmas for damage which the abbey sustained in the siege of the castle of Bedeford, until the king provide the abbot with land to the value of 10l. a year for the said damage. By K.

March 1. Peterborough.

Protection with clause rogamus for the brethren of the hospital of St. Giles, Stamford.

The like for the abbot and convent of Thorneye.

March 5. Geddington.

Protection without term for the abbot and convent of Pippwell, with this addition 'that you protect &c. like the king's own demesnes.'

Protection until Midsummer for Geoffrey de Lucy the younger.

March 7. Northampton.

Acknowledgment that on Tuesday the feast of SS. Perpetua and Felicitas, in the eighteenth year, P. de Rivallis, the treasurer, received in the wardrobe at Northampton for the king's expenses, by order of the king, 600l. by the hands of John Walensis and John de Abbendon, clerks, chamberlains of the Exchequer of London, which 600l. Robert Passelewe and the said chamberlains sent there to him by his order from the treasury of London. By the said Peter.

Safe-conduct until the next Passion Sunday (usque ad primam dominicam passionis Domini) for Gilbert de Bella Fago, knight of earl R. Marshal, whom he gave to the king as a hostage, and whom the king discharged from his prison for the discharge of William Chaperon, king's yeoman, who is in the earl's prison, going to Wales to the earl.

The prior of Lewes has letters directed to his men for a reasonable aid to acquit his debts.

Safe-conduct until the Sunday before Mid-Lent for William de Mercinton, clerk of William de Ferrariis, going by licence of the king to Wales.

Mandate to Eustace de Leveland and the chamberlains of Dublin to deliver money out of the king's treasure in their custody to Maurice son of Gerald, justiciary of Ireland, as shall be necessary and expedient for the king by the common counsel of the justiciary and themselves to keep the peace in Ireland and maintain war against the king's enemies.

By K. before [the bishop of] Winchester and the justiciary.

Safe conduct until the octaves of Midsummer for Richard de Burgo and all whom he brings with him to England to speak with the king; and grant to him that the castle of Milok in Connaught, which is now in tenancia until next Easter, shall be in the same state and in the same tenancy until the octaves of Midsummer.

This is signified to the justiciary of Ireland for his information and that the castle may be safely kept in the meantime.

MEMBRANE 15.

March 9. Northampton.

Notification to the barons, knights and free men, tenants of Ralph de Malo Leone, son and heir of Savary de Malo Leone, that the king has received the custody, during the minority of the said heir of lands and castles of the said heir, saving the dower of Amabilia the wife of the said Savary, and that he will restore them to the heir without difficulty when he comes of age.

The like to the said Amabilia.

The like to the tenants of the said Ralph with this addition, that they be intendant unto Hugh de Vivona, seneschal of Gascony, to whom the king has committed the custody of the said lands and castles.

Mandate to the said Hugh to receive the same and keep them without injury. These letters were close.

Mandate to the same Hugh that, if Reginald Wonsard will return to the king's fealty and service, he shall restore to him the land which he held before de ballio regis in the island of Oleron. These letters were close. By the justiciary.

March 11. Biddlesden.

Protection with clause rogamus, without term, for the lepers of St. Leonard's, Norhampton, and their men.

March 12. Woodstock.

Appointment for life of B[rian] de Insula to the castle of Bollesovre with the manor of Bollesovre for his maintenance in the king's service; with mandate to the tenants of the castellany and manor to be intendant unto him.

The said B. has letters patent thereof directed 'Omnibus &c.'

Surrender to Nicholas de Molis of Stephen Bauzan, his kinsman (cognatum), who holds himself in the abbey of Flexle with other servants of the earl R. Marshal, and mandate to the sheriff of Gloucester to permit the said Nicholas to take him away. By Hugh le Despenser.

Protection without term for the abbot and monks of Bytlesden.

March 11. Woodstock.

Safe-conduct until three weeks after Easter for two clerks of L. prince of Abbefrau and lord of Snaudon, and two clerks of the earl Marshal, or more or less, whom H. bishop of Rochester will bring with him to the king, to confirm the truces made by the said bishop and A. bishop of Coventry, between the king and the said prince and earl.

March 13. Woodstock.

Licence for H. de Trublevill to let the demesnes of the lands late of William de Monte Acuto, who is with earl R. Marshal, in Shepeston, Gerlinton (sic), Thelebergh (sic), Dunyed, Lolleworth, Cotehull (sic), and Culling, and which he holds de ballio regis, to the men of the said towns or others, at metayage or at farm; and the king will save such persons harmless.

Presentation of Thomas de Nortleche to the church of Stepleton in the diocese of Salisbury.

Safe-conduct until Midlent Sunday for Thomas de Kinardesle of Abberlenevy, coming to the king to make his peace with him.

March 17. Woodstock.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Henry de Trublevill to the custody of the castle of Kaermerdin, and the good men of Kaermerdin are commanded to be intendant unto him therein.

Mandate to the knights, free men and others of the honor of Kaermerdin to be intendant unto him as their constable.

The like of the said Henry to the custody of the castle of Sweyneseye and of the honor of Goher.

Restitution to Walter de Clifford of his castle of Clifford which he delivered to the king in tenanciam for his faithful service, and which the king committed to H. de Trublevill to keep during pleasure; and the latter is commanded to deliver the castle to him.

Mandate to the knights and free men of the parts of Glamorgan that they may safely come to the king's peace as the said Henry will tell them on behalf of the king.

March 19. Oxford.

Appointment, during pleasure, of William de Lancastria to the custody of the honor of Lancastre; and mandate to all sheriffs in whose bailiwicks are lands or fees of that honor, not to intermeddle in those things which pertain to the honor. By the justiciary.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants of the said honor.

Extension to the men of Worcester of the grant to them of murage, until Michaelmas in the nineteenth year.

Protection with clause rogamus, without term, for Robert de Chaugrave, keeper of the work of the bridge of Henle.

March 24. Kempton

Mandate to P. de Rivallis to deliver to Herbert son of Matthew the king's castle of Lydeford and forest of Dertemore, which the king has committed to his custody, during pleasure, to answer for the same at the Exchequer. By the justiciary and P. de Rivallis.

Writ de intendendo to the tenants of the castellany and dwellers within the metes of the said forest.

March 27. Westminster.

Mandate to the collectors of the fortieth in the county of Cornwall to cause what they have collected to be delivered without delay to the sheriff of Devon, whom the king has ordered to come to them at Lancaveton to receive it and carry it to Bruges Walteri and have it kept safely there until further order.

April 1. Faversham.

Appointment for life of Brian de Insula to the castle and manor of Bollesovre for his maintenance in the king's service ; and mandate to W. Basset to cause him to have seisin thereof, saving to the king his stock and ploughs in the said manor, and to the same William his stock and ploughs therein. By K. before the justiciary.

April 5. Canterbury.

Safe-conduct, until Midsummer, for the men of Gant, coming to England to account with the king touching their debt to him, and to view how much they have paid thereof.

April 7. Rochester.

Pardon to John son of Robert de Ingoldesthorp of the abjuration of the realm which he made for the death of Michael de Dersingham; with the usual conditions. For the lord of Canterbury.

Exemption for life to Anketil Mallore from suits of shires, wapentakes, and trithings (treing') and from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions.

April 11. Westminster.

Royal assent to the election of Hugh, Friar of the order of the Preachers, as bishop of St. Asaph; and mandate to E. archbishop of Canterbury to do his part.

Safe-conduct, until St. Peter's Chains, for Daniel de Inteberg coming to the king to speak with him.

Protection, without term, for the prior of Drax, for himself and his men. Post pas' by pledge of N. de Nevill.

April 12. Westminster.

Restitution to John son of Geoffrey and Isabel his wife, of the castle and honor of Ewyas Lascy, which were assigned to her in dower of the lands late of Gilbert de Lascy, sometime her husband; and mandate to Drogo de Barentin to deliver the same to them.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants of the said castellany and honor.

William le Rus, who made fine with earl Richard for his relief, has letters directed to his tenants requesting an aid.

Grant to Robert son of Walter that at Whatever time or term of the year he before his death will make his will or assign others to make it, he shall have free power and disposition of making his will of all his moveables, as well of crops in his sown lands, as of other things, and the king wills that such will shall stand.

Ratification of the truce made at Brocton on Monday before Ash Wednesday by A. bishop of Coventry, and H. bishop of Rochester, sent by E. then [archbishop] elect of Canterbury, but now archbishop of Canterbury, and their fellow bishops to L. prince of Abberfrau and the earl Marshal until next St. James, between the king and the said prince and earl. Each side to keep what he had on the day of the truce and both sides to come and go, transact business, plough and sow lands and do other things necessary for the cultivation of land and for habitation, lands on both sides to be common for sale and purchase and other contracts, with free ingress, egress and regress for those wishing to make such sales, purchases and contracts, but on condition that neither party enter the parts or lands of the other with arms or armed force, and that neither party construct new castles or fortalices, or repair or strengthen ruined ones. Neither party shall recede from this truce or infringe this truce by reason of any offence which may chance to be committed by anyone, to wit, as sometimes happens on the part of unsubdued and incorrigible persons, but excesses committed during the time of truce shall be amended by persons to be selected before the archbishop on Tuesday after the close of Easter at Salopesbiry, in the treaty of peace to be made there with the said prince and marshal, so that the truce may be firmly kept until then between the powers (potestates) of the king and of his men and Wales. Everyone, as aforesaid, on both sides shall hold and possess what he had and held at the time of the making of the truce, on condition however that if any contention arise touching possessions of lands or men between the king and his men, and the prince and earl and their adherents, such contention shall be determined according to the arbitrament of the abovementioned selected persons.

Request to the abbot and convent of St. Edmund's to lend W. earl Warren their great sapphire, which King John had from their house in his lifetime, and the king mainprises for him that he shall restore it to the king without difficulty at their order.

April 15. Reading.

Mandate to Roger Alis to admit into the castle of Bristol William Talebot and his men, as the king is sending the said William to him to stay in the castle to keep it with the knights and servants of the said Roger while the said Roger is coming to the king to speak with him in accordance with the commands of P. de Rivallis.

April 23. Westminster.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Henry de Bathonia to the custody of the county of Gloucester, to answer for the issues immediately to the king; with mandate to all of the county to be intendant unto him as their sheriff.

The like of Robert de Briwes to the custody of the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk.

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April 25. Kempton.

In like manner Philip de Ascell[es] is appointed to the custody of the county of Lincoln.

April 25. Kempton.

The prior and convent of Persore by Robert de Wygornia, sacristan, and Roger de Rudeby, chamberlain, of Persore, bringing the king news of the death of Gervase, their abbot, have letters of licence to elect.

April 30. Reading.

Mandate to Henry de Kenelegh and Hugh de Milevill to do what Drogo de Barentin, to whom the king has expounded his will, will say to them from him touching the delivery of the castle of Ewyas, which has been in the custody of them and the said Drogo.

May 1. Reading.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Germanus de Kaxton to the custody of the counties of Cambridge and Huntingdon; and mandate to those of the counties to be intendant unto him as their sheriff. By K.

Signification to W. bishop of Worcester, of the royal assent to the election of Roger de Rudeby, sometime chamberlain of Persore, to be abbot of that house.

May 2. Reading.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Robert de Mapeldurham to the custody of the county of Berkesire, so that he answer for the issues immediately to the king; and mandate to those of the county to be intendant unto him as their sheriff.

May 3. Wallingford.

Mandate to the king's Jews of Winchester to be attendant, during pleasure, unto Robert Passelewe as before they used to be unto Peter de Rivallis.

MEMBRANE 14.

May 5. Oxford.

Request to the barons of the port of Hastinges to have at Portesmuth ten good ships of their service due to the king fitted out and furnished with good mariners and other necessaries, to be in the said port by Sunday before the Ascension, to cross with the king's people whom he is about to send to Britany.

The like to the following ;—

The barons of the port of Hethe, for five ships.

The barons of the port of Rumenell, for five ships.

May 6. Woodstock.

Mandate to the seneschal of Gascony to let the abbot and monks of Garde-Dieu have two bushels of salt every Martinmas from the king's salt-pit of Bordeaux, which he has granted to them and their successors by charter.

The like to Hugh de Vyvona, seneschal of Gascony.

Appointment, during pleasure, of William Thalebot, to the custody of the castle of Bristol, together with Eleanor the king's kinswoman; directed to the mayor, good men and bailiffs of Bristol, and these are to be attendant unto the said William as their constable.

May 7. Woodstock.

Signification to Geoffrey son of Geoffrey Ridel of Bleyve, Fucaudus de Archiac, the messengers of W. le Arcesvesque, J. lord of Berbezill, [and] Theobald Crespin, and to other messengers, who have come or are coming from beyond seas about the fees of their lords, that the king is sending to them Bartholomew Peche to signify to them his pleasure, together with Robert Passelewe, requesting them to patiently wait touching their fees of this Easter term last past and the fees of their lords until next Michaelmas, as Bartholomew will more fully say to them on his behalf. The king has commanded the treasurer and chamberlains to let them have money for their expenses homewards.

May 8. Woodstock.

Signification to A. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, of the royal assent to the election of Cecily, prioress of Polleswurth, to be abbess of that place.

Safe-conduct, until Midsummer, for the archbishop of Sens and the bishop of Paris and their men, coming to England to treat of peace between the king of France and the king, or to prorogue the truce.

The like, until St. Peter's Chains.

May 9. Woodstock.

Writ de intendendo to the tenants of the abbey of Persore in favour of Roger de Rudeby, monk of Persore, elected to be abbot of that house.

May 10. Woodstock.

Safe-conduct, until Midsummer, for Stephen de Sacro Cesar[io], coming from beyond seas on pilgrimage to St. Thomas the Martyr.

By K. for Simon de Monte Forti.

May 12. Woodstock.

The like, until the Assumption, for Gilbert Marescallus and Walter and Anselm his brothers, coming to England to seek the king's grace and to make peace with him.

Mandate to the justiciary of Ireland to let them freely leave Ireland.

Mandate to the constables and bailiffs of Keyrmerdin and Sweynesheye and all other bailiffs and lieges to let no harm come to Robert de Maroincon, the bearer to Ireland of the above letters of safe-conduct.

May 13. Woodstock.

Mandate to the collectors of the fortieth in the county of Northumberland to deliver with all speed all the moneys thereof to the sheriff of Northumberland, as the king has commanded them at another time, to be taken to York and delivered to the sheriff of York. By word of Mouth.

The like to the collectors in the county of Cumberland, Richemundsire, Estriding, Westriding, in the county of York.

May 15. Winchcomb.

Mandate to the sheriff of Salop to deliver to John son of Alan, William son of Richard de Leyliton and Simon son of Henry de Maskelin, whom he gave to the king as hostages for his fidelity, and who were in the sheriff's custody, the king having given them back to the said John.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Robert de Haya to the custody of the counties of Stafford and Salop, so that he answer for the issues immediately to the king; and mandate to those of the counties to be intendant unto him as their sheriff.

May 18. Gloucester.

Mandate to the keepers of the castles and lands of R. Marshal, sometime earl of Pembroke, and of the castles and lands which he seized from R. earl of Poitou and Cornwall, the king's brother, out of the lands and castles late of William de Brausa, and to the keepers of the castles and lands which he seized from the king out of the castles and lands of G. earl of Clare, sometime earl of Gloucester, to deliver the same to H. bishop of Rochester, whom the king is sending to receive the same in his name, as such castles and lands upon the death of the lords who held of the king, by the custom of the realm, ought to be seized into his hands, saving the right of anyone.

By K. before the archbishop of Canterbury and the bishops of Durham and Bath.

Safe-conduct until the Assumption for Gilbert Marshal for himself alone, besides the letters which he had with his brothers.

The like for Eva de Brausa, coming to speak with the king.

Before the same.

Mandate to P. de Russellis to cause Eva late the wife of W. de Brausa to have seisin at once of the castle of Totenes, which she held in dower in his bailiwick and whereof she was disseised by order of the king on account of the war between the king and R. Marshal, sometime earl of Pembroke, her brother.

May 18. Gloucester.

Protection without term for Sibyl de Rupe, directed to the justiciary of Ireland and all other bailiffs of the king in Ireland.

May 19. Gloucester.

The like, from Whitsunday next, to Whitsunday following, for Thomas Myparty, merchant of Gloucester.

May 20. Gloucester.

Safe-conduct until All Saints, for M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, and the men coming with him, coming to England to speak with the king.

The like for the bishop of Meath, Hugh de Lascy and the bishop of Ferns.

May 21. Gloucester.

Mandate to the said justiciary of Ireland, notwithstanding another mandate of the king to him to keep safe all the goods of R. earl Marshal in the lands of the earl and to bring back what had been taken away, to cause without delay 550l. to be made of the said goods for the use of the king's sister Eleanor, countess of Pembroke, wherein the earl was bound to her for arrears of her dower of Ireland, and to deliver that sum to the bearer of these presents.

Mandate to the said justiciary to admit to the chancellorship of Ireland G. de Turvill, archdeacon of Dublin, as attorney in that office of Ralph, bishop of Chichester the chancellor of England, to whom the king has granted the same for life. [Fœdera.]

Notification to H. de Lascy, earl of Ulster, that the king has released his indignation against William le Puniur (in the margin 'Puigneur') and received him into his grace, granting him licence to stay with the said H. or any other in Ireland.

May 22. Gloucester.

Protection for Matthias Bessill[es] for so long as he be on the king's service in Gascony.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Thomas de Hemmegrave to the custody of the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, so that he answer for the issues immediately to the king ; and mandate to those of the counties to be intendant unto him.

The like of Engelard de Cygoniis to the county of Bercsire.

MEMBRANE 13.

May 23. Gloucester.

Appointment, during pleasure, of William de Broil to the land late of William Errant in Olorun to maintain him in the king's service, and the king shall be quit of the yearly fee which he receives from the king, for so long as that land is in his hands by the king's bail; and, if the king resume the land or give it back to any other, he shall receive his fee again. By K.

Grant to the good men of Bristol that they shall hold their town, which they hold of the king for ten years from the feast of St. Gregory in the eleventh year at a farm of 245l. yearly, for another ten years by the same farm.

By K. before the archbishop of Canterbury, R. bishop of Durham, J. bishop of Bath, and H. bishop of Rochester.

May 23. Gloucester.

Release to Master Henry de Gernemuta of the indignation which the king had conceived against him and receipt of him into his grace; grant to him also of licence to come to England.

By the bishop (dominum) of Carlisle.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Henry de Bathonia to the custody of the county of Northampton, so that he answer for the issues immediately to the king, and mandate to those of the county to be intendant unto him as their sheriff.

Safe-conduct until St. Mary Magdalen, for those whom Geoffrey le Templer (Templarius), the king's almoner, and William de Rughedon will bring with them in coming to England to speak with the king.

May 23. Gloucester.

Extension of the term for taking murage at Bristol, from Midsummer in the nineteenth year, for three years.

May 24. Gloucester.

Acknowledgment of the king's indebtedness to P. bishop of Winchester in 6,000 marks, lent for his business, which he will repay in two terms, to wit at Michaelmas, 18 Henry III, 3,000 marks, and at Hilary, 19 Henry III, 3,000 marks. [Cancelled]

The like of 4,000 marks, 3,000 marks, 5,000 marks and 2,000 marks by divers letters respectively.

[Cancelled.] Quia non habuerunt.

Mandate to Stephen de Segrave to deliver to Bartholomew Peche and Master Philip de Ardern, the 500l. which he has given to the king.

The like to Robert de Saunford, master of the Knights Templars in England, with respect to 200l. which he has given to the king as a loan.

Acknowledgment that the king is bound to the said master in 300 marks, repayable a month after Michaelmas next.

Licence to elect for the prior and convent of St. Augustine's, Bristol, on news brought to the king by W. their sub-prior, and Robert de Dovere their fellow monk, of the cession of David the abbot.

May 23. Gloucester.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Henry de Trublevill as seneschal of Gascony.

Mandate to those of that land, until the arrival of the said Henry which will be soon, to be intendant unto Rostand (Rustengo) de Solariis, in all that pertains to the said office.

Mandate to Hugh de Vivona to cause the seneschalcy, with the castles, cities and towns of the king, to be delivered to the said Henry.

Writs de intendendo for him to the mayor and good men of Bordeaux.

The like to the following:—

The good men of Olerun.

The good men of Dax.

The mayor and good men of Bayonne.

The good men of Bazas.

The good men of St. Emilion.

The good men of la Réole.

The good men of St. Sever.

Mandate to the mayor and good men of Bordeaux to be intendant until the arrival of the said Henry unto Rostand de Solariis.

The like to the good men of Olerun.

To the knights, freemen and others of the islands of Gurnereye, Gereseye, Alnereye, Serk and Erm. The king has appointed the said Henry to the custody of the said islands during pleasure with a condition that Nicholas de Molis shall keep the islands in his place and name until Easter, 19 Henry III, and he commands them to be intendant unto the said Nicholas in all that pertains to the islands, as well of their farm of Midsummer, 18 Henry III, as for their fines, rents and other things.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Amaury de Sancto Amando to the custody of the county of Hereford ; and mandate to those of the county to be intendant upon him as their sheriff.

The like of the same to the custody of the forest of Dene; and mandate to the foresters and verderers and others of the forest to be intendant unto him as the king's keeper of the same.

May 25. Gloucester.

Safe-conduct, until Holy Trinity for Gilbert Marshal, brother and heir of Richard Marshal, sometime earl of Pembroke, Walter and Anselm his brothers, Hubert de Burgo, Gilbert Basset, and all others who were adherents (imprsii) of the said earl in England and Wales, or any of them, coming under the conduct of E. archbishop of Canterbury and H. bishop of Rochester to Seek the king's grace.

Release to Gilbert Marshal of the king's anger and indignation and grant that he have all his rights by inheritance or otherwise in England, Ireland and Wales, and that he come into the king's peace and service. But for greater security of his faithful service, he shall hand over his castle of Striguil to E. archbishop of Canterbury and his castle of Dumas in Ireland to L. archbishop of Dublin, to hold during the king's pleasure.

Grant also that the king will not demand the said castles from the said archbishops or take them to the disherison of the said Gilbert or his heris. The king's will also by this grant and grace which the king is making to him by reason of the death of earl Richard his brother, is that there shall not be henceforth hatred between the earl and the king's magnates of Ireland and England, and that the said Gilbert and his brothers shall release to them also their indignation on that account.

The like to Hubert de Burgo, Pardoning him his flight and outlawry, and grant that he shall lose nothing of his lands which fall to him by inheritance; but touching other lands which he has purchased, the king will do him what grace he will, up to a certain sum, and such lands as he had of the king's demesnes by grant of the king, the king retains. He also retains in his own hands the castle of Muntgomery and the other castles which the said Hubert had in England, and Wales, quit of the said Hubert and his heirs for ever. The same Hugh shall also make security to the king by charter and oath that he will not sue for the justiciaryship (non petet justiciariam) of England or procure it to be sued for by any other.

The like to Richard Siward, with pardon of his flight and outlawry, so that neither he nor his heirs lose anything on that account of the lands which fall to him or his wife by inheritance ; and touching other lands which fall to them otherwise and which others hold, when they wish to bring plaints concerning them, the king will cause justice to be done to them in his court.

The like for Gilbert and Philip Basset and William Crassus.

The like for William de Cristechirch.

May 26. Gloucester.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Engelard de Cygoin to the custody of the king's castles of Windesore and Odiham, and mandate to all persons of the bailiwick of the castellanies thereof to be intendant unto him as constable of the king. By G. de Craucumb.

MEMBRANE 12.

May 25. Gloucester.

Remission, at the instance of E. archbishop of Canterbury, to Richard de Sancto Johanne, chaplain, of the king's indignation against him, and grant that he may safely come to England and dwell there.

By [the bishop of] Carlisle.

May 25. Gloucester.

Protection without term for brother Robert de Dyve.

May 25. Gloucester.

Assignment for the payment of 6,000 marks which Henry de Trublevill, seneschal of Gascony, owes of the time that he was seneschal of Gascony before that seneschalcy was committed to Hugh de Vivona, to the following persons, to wit, Ernulf, bishop of Bazas, Rostand de Solio, Raymond le Brun (Bruno), Elias Viger, Bernard de Acre, Rostand Eborard, Raymond Willelmi, Bernard Macheler, Raymond Buche, Arnald de Peregort, William Gaoler, and Peter Bonefuz, of a moiety of the rents, farms and other issues of the city of Bordeaux, as well of the water as of other things, for five years from Michaelmas, in the eighteenth year, by the hands of the said Henry de Trubleville or of him who shall be seneschal of Gascony for the time and by view and testimony of someone put in the place of the above persons, by chirograph made between them. At the expiration of that term the moiety shall revert to the king, but it the above sum shall not have been fully paid to them the king will pay the balance due. The charters of the said Henry of the said debt until the end of the said term shall be placed in a sacred building under the seals of the said bishop of Bazas and the other creditors, and that of the said Henry and at the end of the term, account shall be taken of how much has been paid and so much deducted, and when the residue is paid the said charters and these letters shall be returned to the king.

May 26. Gloucester.

Bond to Rostand de Soliis, citizen of Bordeaux, in 40 marks, to be paid by the hand of his messenger bearing these letters at Easter, 19 Henry III.

Memorandum that these 40 marks are due for arrears of 60 marks which the king owed him in the eleventh year.

Remission, at the instance of I. queen of England, the king's mother, to Geoffrey de Lyziniaco of the king's indignation against him; and grant to him for every year that he is in the king's fealty and service of 600 marks for his lands which he has lost by the king of France, until he recover his said lands.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Nicholas de Molis to the custody of the county of Devon ; and mandate to those of the county to be intendant to him as the king's sheriff.

May 27. Gloucester.

Appointment of Philip de Albiniaco to hold the manor of Fayreford for one year from Holy Trinity, 18 Henry III, to maintain him in the king's service; and mandate to all men of Fayreford as well freemen as others to be intendant unto him for the customs and services which they should do to the king for that time by reason of his custody of the land and heir of G. earl of Gloucester.

Appointment of the prior and canons of the Holy Trinity, Dublin, to the land of Corchan towards Bre, to hold at farm for seven years from Michaelmas in the eighteenth year, at the rent of 6 marks 5s. at the Exchequer of Dublin.

Mandate to the justiciary of Ireland to let them have full seisin thereof.

Acknowledgment of the receipt in the wardrobe at Gloucester, on Friday before the Ascension, by the hand of Brian de Insula, of 600l.

[Cancelled.] Because otherwise below.

Mandate to Robert Passelewe to cause the castles of Windesore and Odiham to be delivered to Ingelard de Cigoin, to whom the king has committed them during pleasure.

The like to him for delivery of the castles of Hertford and Redleg to William de Calewurt, and the castle of Colecestre to Ralph Gernun.

Protection, without term, for Henry de Trubleville, and other letters of protection for him directed to M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Ralph son of Nicholas, the king's steward, to the custody of the counties of Warwick and Leicester, and mandate to those of the counties to be intendant unto him as sheriff.

May 28. Gloucester.

The like of William Thalebot to the custody of the county of Gloucester.

May 28. Gloucester.

The like of John le Brun to the county of Oxford.

The king assents to the election of W. prior of St. Augustine's, Bristol, as abbot of that place and commands the bishop of Worcester, &c.

Acknowledgment of the receipt in the wardrobe at Gloucester, on Friday before the Ascension, by the hand of Brian de Insula of 450l. of the fortieth of the counties of York and Cumberland.

Signification to archbishops, bishops and others of the counties of Somerset and Dorset, that, whereas J. bishop of Bath, and G. de Craucumbe presented to the king on their behalf Thomas de Cyrencestre, Robert de Blacford and William de Draicote for him to appoint one as their sheriff according to the liberty granted to them by King John, he has accordingly selected for this Thomas de Cyrencestre, and committed the custody of the said counties to him during pleasure, and they are to be intendant to him as sheriff.

May 29. Gloucester.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Henry son of Nicholas, to the custody of the county of Suhampton, and mandate to those of the county to be intendant unto him as sheriff.

The like of the following to the following counties:—

Robert de Haya, to Salop and Stafford.

William de Culeworth, to Essex and Hertford.

The like of the said William to the custody of the honor of Boulogne.

Protection for Theobald de Engleschevill for such time as he is on the king's service in Brittany.

The like for the following:—

Ralph Haket.

John de Buleby.

Hugh de Gurnay.

May 30. Gloucester.

Appointment of John de Plessetis to the custody of the castle of Devizes with the manor of Rudes pertaining to the custody and the custody of the manor of Devizes and the forest of Chippeham for ten years from 30 May, in the eighteenth year, rendering yearly at the Exchequer for the manor of Devizes 25l., and for the forest 50s.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Henry son of Nicholas to the custody of the forest and town of Gillingham, to answer thereof at the Exchequer, and mandate to the foresters, verderers and others of the forest and to the good men of the town to be intendant unto him.

The like of Richard de Wrotham to that of the manor of Brug' with the castle and all other appurtenances. [In the margin] 'De Brug Walteri.'

May 30. Gloucester.

The like to John de Plessetis to that of the manor of Devizes and the castle.

May 29. Gloucester.

Promise to persons lending money to the sum of 1,000 marks to Masters William de Kylkenny and Simon de Sceyland, whom the king is sending as his messengers to London to forward his business there, to repay such sum to them or the bearers of these letters, with letters testimonial of the said messengers, at the time and place mentioned therein.

Like letters were made for the following amounts:—

400 marks.

100l.

400 marks.

300 marks.

100l.

300 marks.

500 marks.

200 marks.

200 marks.

100l.

400 marks.

200 marks.

300 marks.

200 marks.

100l.

[Cancelled.] Because they did not have them.

Acknowledgment of the receipt in the wardrobe at Gloucester, on Sunday before the Ascension, by the hand of Peter of Russellis of 184l. of the fortieth of Cornwall.

May 30. Gloucester.

Mandate to all persons through whose lands those bringing the king's timber by the Thames from Rading to Oxford for the work of the hospital which the king is building there, will pass, not to make or permit any impediment to the passage of those men.

Walter de Godardvill has letters directed to his tenants requesting them to make him an aid.

Protection, without term, for Master Simon, the king's cook.

By G. de Craucumbe.

May 29. Gloucester.

The like for Fulk de Muntgumery for such time as he shall be on the king's service in Brittany by his order.

[The like for the following knights:—]

Nicholas de Molis.
Vassall de Affoylliis.
Henry de Sancto Hillario.
William Bluet.
Alan de la Tur.
William de Bray.
Richard de Bray.
Alan son of Warin and there were delivered to the said Alan and Amaury letters of quittance by the king's order.
Amaury de Sancto Amando
Hubert Husee.
Robert de Pavely.
Drogo de Barentin.

MEMBRANE 11.

May 30. Gloucester.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Ralph son of Reginald to the custody of the counties of Bedford and Buckingham, and mandate to those of the counties to be intendant unto him as sheriff.

The like of the following:—

John son of Geoffrey to the custody of the county of York.

Simon de Hechingh[am] to that of the counties of Surrey and Sussex.

The like of John son of Geoffrey to the custody of the forests of Gautrys, Scardeburg and Pikering.

May 31. Gloucester.

Mandate to John de Munemuth to deliver Castle Goodrich (castrum Godrici), which he holds de ballio regis, to Walter Marshal, the king having received him into his grace and restored to him his lands, whereof he was disseised because he was against the king with R. earl Marshal.

The like to Henry de Trublevill to deliver to Eva de Braosa, sister of Richard Marshal, sometime earl of Pembroke, or to her messenger bearing these letters, her castle and land of Hay, with all the stock therein, the king having received her into his grace.

The like to the sheriff of Devon to deliver to her the castle and manor of Toteneys.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Adam de Stavele to the custody of the king's castle and honor of Gnareburg, to answer for the same at the Exchequer.

Mandate to M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland to cause Gilbert Marshal to have full seisin of the castles, lands, tenements and wards falling to him by inheritance in Ireland, whereof he was seised on the day the war began between the king and him, the king having received him and his brothers into his grace and restored the said castles and lands to him, and taken his homage for the same, and the said Gilbert having made fine with him for his relief.

[Cancelled.] Because otherwise below.

Mandate to Gilbert Kernet to deliver the castle of Knaresburg, which was in his custody, to Adam de Stavele, to whose custody the king has committed the same during pleasure. By W. de Kirk[eham].

June 1. Gloucester.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Hugh de Pateshull to the custody of the treasurership of the Exchequer, London.

Mandate to Peter de Rivallis to cause the keys of the said treasurership and the treasurership and all things pertaining to the same, reduced to writing distinctly and openly, to be delivered to the said Hugh by view and testimony of the justices of the Bench, the constable of the Tower of London, Andrew Bukerel, mayor of London, and Richard Reynger.

The like to Robert Passelewe by the same words.

Mandate to the said justices of the Bench and the others to be present at the livery of the treasurership.

Mandate to Master William Brun to deliver the castle, houses and park of Gildeford to Simon de Hechingham, to whom the king has committed the custody thereof during pleasure.

The like to Peter de Rivallis to deliver to him the castle of Hastinges.

June 2. Gloucester.

Reception of Robert de Culinges into the king's grace and pardon of his flight and outlawry for that he was with R. Marshal, earl of Pembroke, against the king.

The like letters for Adam de Bechesor, William, Philip and Thomas his brothers, and Andrew de Wulaveston.

May 29. Gloucester.

Mandate to M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, to deliver to Ralph Tyrel the castles late of R. Marshal, earl of Pembroke, in Ireland, the king having committed these to his custody during pleasure.

June 6. Gloucester.

Mandate to the said Ralph to deliver the same to Gilbert Marshal, the king having received him into his grace, and restored to him the lands and castles late of his brother which fall to him by inheritance.

June 2. Gloucester.

Mandate to Brian de Insula, to deliver the castle of Bolesovres [with the forest of the Peak—cancelled] to Richard Suward, to whom the king has committed it during pleasure.

Restoration to R. earl of Poitou and Cornwall, the king's brother, of the honour of Bergeveny to hold as he held it before the war between the king and R. earl Marshal; and the tenants thereof are commanded to be intendant unto him.

June 3. Gloucester.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Richard Syward to the custody of the land of Glamorgan with the castles of Kaerdif and Newport; and the tenants of Glamorgan, which was of G. earl of Gloucester, are commanded to be intendant unto the said Richard in all things which pertain to the king of the said castles and land by reason of his custody of the land and heir of the earl.

Mandate to G. Mar[shall] to cause him to have seisin thereof.

Grant to Amaury de Sancto Amando, to the use of Ralph de Sancto Amando his son, of the marriage of Ascelina, younger sister and one of the heirs of Robert de Aubeny son of Robert de Aubeny, so that if his son die before marrying her, it shall be lawful for Amaury to marry her to whom he will.

Pardon to Hugh de Wacheford of his flight and outlawry for the death of Peter de Dunington, on condition that he make peace with the relatives of Peter and stand his trial if anyone will proceed against him.

For Gilbert Marshal; and he has respite of the money until Michaelmas.

Licence for Simon de Tony, merchant of Ameyns, to come to England to trade, until two years after Whitsunday in the eighteenth year.

Grant to Robert de Pavilly, whom the king sent on his service to Brittany, that the king on his return will give him a garrison (garisonam) which should of right content him.

For Roger Alard by J. bishop of Bath.

The like for Robert Oyllard, merchant of Amyens, for the same period.

For Roger Alard by J. bishop of Bath.

June 4. Gloucester

Acknowledgment of the king's indebtedness to the noble man H. count of La Marche and Angouleme, in 500 marks, repayable at Michaelmas, 18 Henry III.

[Cancelled.] Because the letters were afterwards surrendered.

June 4. Gloucester.

Royal assent to the confirmation of William sometime prior of St. Augustine's, Bristol, to be abbot of that house, and writ de intendendo in his favour to the tenants of the abbey.

Promise to pay at Michaelmas 49l. 5s. 4d. wherein the king is bound to the good men of Kaermerdin for their expenses about the defence and safe keeping of his castle and town of Kaermerdin.

Protection for a year from St. Peter's Chains, 18 Henry III, for Geoffrey son of Hugh de Jarrum. For R. bishop of Durham.

June 4. Gloucester.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Richard de la Lade to the custody of all lands late of G. de Clara, sometime earl of Gloucester, of the honours of Gloucester and Clare, to answer the same at the Exchequer, and mandate to the tenants thereof to be intendant unto him as their bailiff.

June 5. Tewkesbury.

Protection without term for the prior and canons of Lugdon. By K. The like for the prior of St. John the Evangelist without Lymeric.

Delivered at Theokesbury by the chancellor.

Acknowledgment of the receipt in the wardrobe at Theokesbiry on Sunday after the Ascension, in the eighteenth year, on the part of Stephen de Segrave by the hands of William de Welles, his clerk, of 100l. out of the 500l. which he gave the king; which 100l. he delivered by the king's order on that day and place to Walter de Kirkeham, dean of St. Martin's, London.

Mandate to Bertram de Crioil to deliver the castle of Tonebrugge to Richard de la Lade, to whom the king has committed, during pleasure, the custody of all the lands of G. de Clare, sometime earl of Gloucester.

The like to Robert Passelewe with respect to the castle of Clare.

June 6. Tewkesbury.

The king has committed to the good men of Kaermerdin the town of Kaermerdin to receive all the issues thereof until Michaelmas, 20 Henry III, so that these be applied to the fortification of the town by view and testimony of the king's constable of Kaermerdin or his deputy.

June 6. Tewkesbury.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Adam son of William and Richard de la Lade, king's clerk, to the custody of the king's escheats in the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, Cambridge and Huntingdon, Northampton, Rutland, Stafford, Salop, Worcester, Hereford, Gloucester, Devon, Somerset and Dorset, Wilts, Southampton, Sussex, Surrey, Kent, Middlesex, Essex and Hertford, Oxford, Berks, Bedford and Buckingham, and Cornwall, to answer thereof at the Exchequer; and mandate to sheriffs and bailiffs not to intermeddle with the said escheats unless requested and then when necessary to be aiding and counselling unto them.

June 7. Tewkesbury.

Grant to the citizens of Waterford of murage for three years from Michaelmas, 18 Henry III, to be laid out by view of two men whom the justiciary will appoint for this.

Mandate in pursuance to Maurice son of Gerold.

June 12. Worcester.

Acknowledgment of the receipt in the wardrobe at Worcester on the vigil of Whitsunday, by the hands of Brian de Insula, of 100l. which he gave the king and which on the same day and at the same place he by the king's order delivered to Walter de Kirkeham, dean of St. Martin's, London.

MEMBRANE 10.

June 12. Worcester.

Acknowledgment of the king's indebtedness to E. archbishop of Canterbury in 4,400 marks payable to him or his successors before the octaves of St. Martin, in the nineteenth year, on pain of the whole of his land of England being placed under interdict by the bishops of Bath, Durham, Salisbury and Coventry to compel the payment of the said sum and of any expenses incurred by the delay.

The like, binding the issues of the exchequer for payment of the debt. [Cancelled.] Because he only had the first.

Protection without term for Master John de Offinton.

June 12. Worcester.

Grant to Master Boetius, clerk and member of the pope's household, of 20l. yearly at the Exchequer at Michaelmas, until the king provide him with a competent ecclesiastical benefice. By W. de Kirkeham.

June 12. Worcester.

Appointment of Amaury de Sancto Amando to the custody of the castle of St. Briavels and of the forest of Dene, at his own cost, for a year from Whitsunday, 18 Henry III, at a rent at the Exchequer of 40l. unless war supervene, in which case the king will provide otherwise for him herein.

By the bishop of Carlisle (Per Kar').

Grant to Michael son of Nicholas of the marriage of Katharine late the wife of Warin Basset. By G. de Craucumbe.

Appointment of Amaury de Sancto Amando to the custody of the county and castle of Hereford, at his own cost, for a year from Whitsunday, 18 Henry III, to answer for the issues of the county at the Exchequer; and for the custody of the county and castle he shall receive 80 marks unless war supervene, in which case the king will provide otherwise for him.

Mandate to Philip de Albiniaco to deliver the islands of Normandy with the castles thereof, which have been in his custody, to Nicholas de Molis, to whom the king has committed them during pleasure.

Notification to L. prince of Abberfrau and lord of Snaudon, that the king is sending to him E. archbishop of Canterbury, A. bishop of Coventry, and H. bishop of Rochester, to treat of a peace and a truce.

Protection, without term, for Master Roger de Sarum, precentor of Salisbury.

By the lord of Canterbury, and G. de Craucumbe procured the letters to be made, and they were pardoned and delivered quit by the king.

Mandate to Philip de Colevill, steward of Walter de Lascy in England, to cause Reginald Corbet, the hostage of Thomas Corbet, who is in the custody of the said Philip at Ludelawe, to be delivered to the said Thomas without delay.

Protection for Payn de la More, going to the islands (sic) of Gerneseye on the king's service, so long as he is on the king's service.

June 14. Tewkesbury.

Mandate to Brian de Insula to deliver without further delay the castle of Bolesovres to Richard Suward, as he was formerly commanded; as the king remembers and he ought to remember that when he was lately at Gloucestre, he surrendered to the king all his bailiwicks and castles, the castle of Bolesovres amongst others.

Writ de intendendo to the tenants of the honor of Bolesovres in favour of the said Richard.

June 14. Tewkesbury.

Mandate to the executors of the will of Richard Marshal, sometime earl of Pembroke, to raise out of the goods late of the earl 550l. to the use of the king's sister, Eleanor, countess of Pembroke, wherein the earl was bound to her for arrears of her dower in Ireland, and deliver the same to the bearer of these presents. By W. de Kirkeham.

June 14.

Grant to the burgesses of Drocheda as well towards Meath as Uriel of murage for three years from Michaelmas, 18 Henry III, to be taken by view and testimony of two men whom the justiciary will appoint for this.

Mandate in pursuance to Maurice son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland. These letters were close.

June 16. Tewkesbury.

Licence for James Cotele, merchant of Neele, to trade in England for one year from the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin.

For G. earl Marshal by W. de Kirkeham.

The like for Simon Calbot.

Grant to E. countess of Pembroke, the king's sister, that if she die before satisfying such creditors as Ralph, abbot of Tyntern and Ralph, parson of Chelefeud, shall take money from as a loan to her use, the money shall be re-paid in full to the said creditors out of her moveables before any other debts be paid or before any distribution of her moveables be made. [Fœdera.]

June 17. Tewkesbury.

Licence for John le Flemmeng of Neele, merchant of the land of the king of France, even though the truce with France be not prorogued until Midsummer, to stay in England with his men until St. Peter's Chains, to collect his goods and merchandise and withdraw them from the realm, on condition that he and his men then quit the realm unless in the meantime they obtain from the king licence for a longer stay.

The like for the following merchants:—

John Doule of Amiens.

Peter Flandrensis of Nee (sic).

Walter le Blund of Neele.

Miles le Blund of Amiens.

June 20. Tewkesbury.

Fulk Basset, provost of Beverley, has letters requesting his knights and free tenants to make him an aid to acquit his debts.

June 18. Tewkesbury.

Grant to the lepers of the hospital of St. Leonard, Cestrefeud, that they shall receive the 6l. a year which they have of the gift of King John from the manor of Cestrefeud, at two terms, to wit one half at Michaelmas and the other half at Easter, by the hands of those who hold the manor of the king for the time being.

June 20. Oddington (Ottinton).

Request to the knights and free tenants of G. Marshal, earl of Pembroke, to make such an aid to their lord, to whom they cannot or ought not to be wanting in his urgent affairs, to acquit his debts and recover his losses sustained in the late war, as will commend their zeal to the king, and shall cause them to find their lord well disposed in their affairs when time and place shall serve.

[Cancelled.] Because otherwise below.

Safe-conduct for David Basset and all those he brings with him, coming to England to treat of his peace with the king and returning. By K.

June 18. Worcester.

Pardon to Simon de Suwell of his outlawry for the death of Cecily late the wife of William le Dekne (Diaconi), on condition that he stand his trial if any will proceed against him.

By W. de Ralegh for the earl Marshal.

Et liberate per cancell'.

June 21. Oddington.

G. earl Marshal, has letters directed to his knights and free tenants requesting an aid for him.

June 21. Woodstock.

Prohibition to the earls, barons, knights and others coming to a tournament at Blith on Monday after the feast of the Apostles, Peter and Paul, from holding a tournament on that day and place or elsewhere, and if they presume to do so, the king will betake himself to them severely.

Mandate to the priors of Blith and Lenton to go in person with Geoffrey de Sein Mor, the bearer of the said letters, to stop the said tournament and execute the king's command herein.

MEMBRANE 9.

June 27. Kempton.

Protection with clause rogamus, without term, for the lepers of the hospital of St. John, Sydeburbroc. By Walter de Kirkeham.

June 28. Westminster.

Presentation of William de Cycestre, chaplain, to the vicarage of the church of Estden, in the diocese of Chichester, in the king's gift by reason of the lands late of William earl of Arundel, being in his hands, which lands the king surrendered to Hugh de Albiniaco, brother and heir of the earl, retaining in his hands grants of churches falling void during the minority of the said heir.

June 29. Westminster.

Pardon to William le Waleys (Walens') of his flight and his outlawry for the death of Randolf de Lydeneya; with the usual conditions.

The like to William son of Adam le Chapelein (capellani) of Weston of his abjuration of the realm for larceny.

The like to Roger de Gosebroc of his like abjuration.

June 30. Westminster.

Order to the constable of the castle of Bremle, as he loves himself and all that he has, to deliver that castle to W. earl of Warenne and W. earl of Ferrars, whom the king is sending to him to receive it and deliver it into the custody of Robert le Sauvage, to keep during pleasure; more especially because it has been provided by the council and agreed by the king that all castles on the sea coast not in the king's hands should be taken into them by reason of the truce with the king of France, which has expired in this term of Midsummer, to avoid possible dangers and losses; and he is to deliver the castle, even though he have not received the mandate of Peter de Rivallis, in whose name he holds the castle, the king having commanded the said Peter to surrender this and the other castles on the coast in his hand, which surrender he refuses.

The like to the constable of the castle of La Knappe for livery thereof to the said earls to deliver to the said Robert.

The like to the constable of the castle of Pevenese to deliver it to H. de Boun, earl of Hereford, and Richard de Argentein.

The like for livery of the following castles to Walram Teutonicus :—

The constable of White Castle.

The constable of Sceneffrit.

The constable of Grosmunt.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Robert le Sauvage to the custody of the lands of the honor late of Gilbert de Aquila in the county of Sussex, which were in the hands of Peter de Ryvallis; and mandate to the tenants thereof to be intendant unto him in all things pertaining to the lands and not to the said Peter or his bailiffs.

The like with respect to the honors late of John de Braosa of la Knappe and Bremble, co. Sussex.

July 1. Westminster.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Walerand Teutonicus to the custody of the honor of Grosmunt, Skenefrit and White Castle (de Albo Monasterio), and mandate to the tenants as above.

Appointment, during pleasure, of William Pipard of Byhamton, to the custody of the king's manor of Feckeham to answer thereof at the Exchequer, and mandate to the good men of Feckeham to be intendant. unto him as their bailiff.

The like with respect to the forest of Feckham, and writ de intendendo for the said William, directed to the foresters of the fee and the verderers and others of the forest of Feckham.

Presentation of Adam Russel, king's clerk, to the church of Trente, in the diocese of Bath, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of a part of the land late of William Briwer.

July 2. Westminster.

Mandate to all sheriffs and others to do what R. Bygod, earl of Norfolk, William Lungespe and Richard Suward will tell them on the king's behalf for the pursuit and arrest of Peter de Rivallis.

Mandate to Maurice son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, to come to the king, as he has been commanded at another time, to confer with him, after first committing the king's castles and the land of Ireland to safe custody; and that he may come with greater security the king takes him and those whom he brings with him into safe conduct.

July 5. Kempton.

Mandate to H. earl of Hereford, and Richard de Argentein, after thanking them for the diligence which they applied in seizing into the king's hands the castle of Pevenese, and signifying that, whenever they wish, they may return home, and that the king has appointed Robert le Sauvage to the custody of the castle, during pleasure, to cause it to be delivered to him accordingly.

July 7. Kingston [on-Thames].

Hugh de Albiniaco has letters to his knights and free tenants requesting them to give him an aid.

July 7. Kingston [on Thames].

Pardon to Adam de Grintham of his flight and outlawry for the death of Luke de Childheya, with the usual condition.

July 8. Westminster.

Safe-conduct until the nativity of St. Mary for David the king's nephew, son of L., prince of Aberfrau and lord of Snaudon, and all those with him, coming to the king to speak with him.

July 7. Kempton.

Ratification of a truce made at Mudele between the king and all his men by E. archbishop of Canterbury, H. bishop of Rochester, and A. bishop of Coventry, on the one part, and L. prince of Aberfrau and lord of Snaudon, and all his men and adherents, Welsh and any others he had in the beginning of the war called the war of Richard Marshal, earl of Pembroke, on the other part, on Wednesday after the feast of the Holy Trinity, 18 Henry III, to endure for two years from St. James the Apostle in that year, to wit, that as well the king and his men as the said L. and his men should be in the same tenements, lands, men and homages as they were at the beginning of the war, without being impleaded during the truce,' and that if in the meantime anything shall be forfeited, amends shall be made by correctors elected thereto from both sides, with power of making amends according to law and the custom of the March, in a competent place in the March, touching the same forfeitures or trespasses within the town which the correctors may think fit, the truce nevertheless remaining in force throughout the above term. No new castle shall be strengthened or ruined one restored in the March during the truce, and lands shall be common according to the form of the truce at another time taken by the said bishops at Brocton. There have sworn on the king's soul that this truce will be observed, Master J. le Blund, Henry de Aldithele, John Lestrange, and Hervey Bagod.

Mandate to the lord of Coventry, and the said Henry Alditheleg, John Lestrange and Hervey Bagod to come at the place and day which Llewelin will appoint to conduct the said David to the king.

July 9.Westminster.

Eva de Breusa has letters directed to her knights and free men requesting them to make her an aid to discharge her debts.

July 10. Westminster.

Mandate to the seneschal of Gascony if the issues of the prérotéof Olerun, which are said to have diminished on account of the commune which was set up (allexata) in the time of John, do not suffice for the payment of 130 pounds of Poitiers due yearly, to the abbess and nuns of Fontevrault from the said préroté, to pay what is deficient out of the rents and other profits of the said island every year.

The like to Henry de Trublevill, seneschal of Gascony.

Mandate to Thomas de Muleton to deliver to Henry de Erlegh, Henry de Brehull his nephew, whom he delivered to the king as a hostage for his good behaviour, as the king has given him back.

The like for the delivery of Ralph son and heir of Robert Musard to the said Robert.

The like to Walter de Bello Campo to deliver Ralph de Frankelegh to Roger de Sumery.

July 10. Westminster.

Mandate to the treasurer and chamberlains to cause William de Casingeham and his heirs to have at the Exchequer yearly 10l. granted to him for his faithful service.

[Cancelled.] Because he had it not.

July 11. Westminster.

Writ de intendendo to the tenants of the manor of Meleburn in favour of W. bishop of Carlisle, to whom the king has restored the manor.

By R. bishop of Durham.

July 12. Westminster.

Order to all sheriffs, when the king's money, which the sheriff of York is carrying by his order to London, passes through their bailiwicks, to cause it to be safely conducted.

Mandate to the collectors of the fortieth in the county of York to deliver all money which they have received thereof and have in their custody to the sheriff of York, whom the king has commanded to receive the same and cause it to be carried to London.

MEMBRANE 8.

July 12. Westminster.

Pardon to John de Gleselegh of his flight and outlawry for the death of William Pachet; with the usual condition.

By surety of John son of Philip.

July 13. Westminster.

Licence for John Foace, citizen of Rouen, to trade in England for one year from St. Peter's Chains.

By G. de Craucumbe and for Walter Marshal.

July 14. Westminster.

Protestation to all persons of the way in which the king came to take into his hands the lands which W. bishop of Carlisle held at farm of Robert de Vallibus with the bishop's goods therein, to wit, that the said Robert, against his faith and oath, and against his charter and the king's confirmation thereof, procured it to be done, and that the king ordered it at his suggestion and great instance.

Request to the knights and free tenants of W. de Ferariis, earl of Derby, to grant an aid to William de Ferariis, son and heir of the said earl, for the marriage of his eldest daughter.

July 15. Westminster.

The king has given back to William Mauduyt William his son, whom he gave to the king as a hostage, and who is in the custody of Herbert son of Matthew, and he commands the said Herbert to deliver him.

By K.

Acknowledgment of the king's indebtedness to John Dauleis and Ralph de Nours, merchants of Amyens, in 200 marks, which Henry de Trubleville took from them in the port of Serlinges during the truce with France.

Mandate to Brice le Paumer of Rye, Gilbert de Hastinges, Thomas Long and their fellows of the Cinque Ports, to release, as B. Peche will tell them on the king's behalf, some ships of Barbefle and elsewhere of the power of the king of France, arrested by them on their own authority and at a time when the king had granted all foreign merchants safe-conduct to the realm ; whereat he is greatly moved, as they had no mandate from him ; and to restore any things taken therefrom, or make satisfaction for the same.

July 16. Westminster.

Safe-conduct, for two years from Michaelmas in the eighteenth year, for William le Terrier of Barbeflet, with his ship called the Ship of St. Mary, coming to England to trade.

July 16. Westminster.

The like, for one year from that date. for Girard de Bleis, coming to England to trade. By K. for the archbishop of Canterbury.

The like for the following:—

Peter Baille.

Gayllardet de Lard.

Bernard de Nerac.

Ernadet Serjant.

July 17. Westminster.

Mandate to W. de Gaugy to deliver the castle of Sweinese, which was in his custody, to Richard Syward, to whom the king has committed it during pleasure.

Appointment, during pleasure, of the said Richard to the custody of the said castle, and mandate to all of the honor of Sweinese to be intendant unto him in all that pertains to that castellany.

July 19. Havering.

Pardon to William de Lacu of his flight and outlawry for the death of Peter de Dunington ; with the usual condition. By the earl Marshal.

July 18. Havering.

Licence for Bartholomew le Bygoth to let to farm for three years from Michaelmas in the eighteenth year, the land which he has de ballio regis in Affeton. By K.

July 18. Havering.

Grant to William de Vescy that after the death of Maud de Saucuzemar he may hold the land in Rodenham, which she holds in dower of the gift of William de Tylly, a Norman, sometime her husband, until the king restore the same to the right heirs of the said William by his will or by a peace.

July 20. Havering.

To E. archbishop of Canterbury. It is well pleasing to the king that Maurice son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, shall boldly and with full assurance commit himself and his men to the church of Canterbury for protection in coming to the king in England at his command to speak with him, and that the archbishop shall cause the king's letters patent to that effect to be made for him.

[Cancelled.] Because otherwise below.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Adam Esturmy to the custody of the king's castle under Lyme, and mandate to Stephen de Segrave to cause the same to be delivered to him.

Mandate to the tenants of the honor of Newcastle under Lyme to be intendant unto him as the king's constable and their bailiff.

July 22. Westminster.

Mandate to Hugh de Stocton, treasurer of the house of the New Temple, London, to deliver 300 marks, which he has in deposit of the king's treasure, to Hugh de Patheshull, the treasurer.

July 12 (sic). Sutton.

Mandate to the masters of the Cinque Ports, who arrested ships of Barbefle and elsewhere of the power of the king of France, to let them go with the goods therein, the king having given all merchants of the power of the king of France licence to come in safety to his land of England, and not hereafter to arrest any ships or hinder merchants of the said power, unless they first have the king's order for this.

July 24. Rochester.

Safe-conduct for John de Bereford, going to Ireland, with letters of E. archbishop of Canterbury, of safe-conduct for Maurice son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, whom the archbishop has taken into his safe-conduct by order of the king in coming to the king in England.

July 25. Rochester.

Mandate to all sheriffs to arrest all those offenders of the forest, whose names John de Nevill will let them know, as he will tell them or command them by letter.

Mandate to the masters of the Cinque Ports who have arrested ships of Depe or elsewhere of the power of the king of France to restore to Giles de Depe all the tuns of wine found in his ship when arrested, which ship they afterwards delivered to him by order of the king, so that no further complaint may come to the king; and they are to make no further arrests of ships and merchandise of the same power and release at once any which they have arrested.

July 17. Rochester.

To E. archbishop of Canterbury. Grant at his instance that Maurice son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, may boldly and with full assurance commit himself and his men to the protection of the archbishop and the church of Canterbury in coming to the king in England at his command to speak with him.

The like to L. archbishop of Dublin and earl Richard the king's brother by two pairs of letters made at Westminster on 2 August.

July 27. Sutton.

Mandate to the earl's barons, knights and others coming to Gerdeslegh to tourney there or seek adventures on Wednesday the morrow of St. Peter's Chains and Thursday following, as they love the king and his honour and their own and as they will that he should hold them harmless, not to presume to tourney at that time and place or any other, or to seek adventures there or elsewhere until he give them licence.

Grant to Master William de Kylkenny, king's clerk, of 60 marks a year at the Exchequer, until the king provide him with a fitting ecclesiastical benefice.

July 28. Westminster.

Mandate to Richard de la Lade and Adam son of William, escheators, to provide Thomas de Burneham with land to the value of 10l. a year out of escheats or wardships, to maintain him in the king's service.

July 30. Westminster.

Order to the constable of the castle and to the bailiffs of the port of Dover not to vex the abbess of Fontevrault or her men contrary to the charters which she has of the king's ancestors touching passage in the said port.

Notice to all that the king will make no peace with Peter de Rivallis without saving to R. earl of Poitou and Cornwall, the land in Cornwall, which the said Peter has of his gift.

Aug. 1. Westminster.

Writ de intendendo to the mayor and bailiffs of London in favour of John de Colemere, king's clerk, to 'whom the king has committed the custody of the chamberlainship of London during pleasure.

The like to the bailiffs and good men of Sandwich touching the prise of wines and other things whereof the prise pertains to the king in the port and town of Sandwich.

The like to the bailiffs and good men of Sudhampton touching the said prise.

Aug. 1. Westminster.

Safe-conduct for three years from Michaelmas, for Elias de Tyre, merchant, man of the count of Brittany, coming to England with merchandise to trade.

The like for one year from Michaelmas for Michael son of Reyner de Depe.

Aug. 2. Westminster.

Licence, for one year from that date, for John Minfant of Depe to come with his ship and merchandise to trade and safe-conduct for him.

The like for the following :—

Giles son of Reyner.

Martin Coupchesne.

Laurence Mynfaunt.

Simon Giel.

Thomas le Petit.

Robert Frohart.

Simon Dipen'.

Matthew le Foener.

John Berenger.

Gyel de Templo.

Roges de Rue.

Laurence Vales.

John son of Odo.

Wynebert de Depe.

Matthew Herlebaut.

John Flurie.

John Minf' [cancelled].

Of these seventeen H. de Bernevall was surety en bloc (in solido) to answer for them &c. on the feast of St. Michael.

John de Pelegrue, merchant of Bayonne, pac'.

Aug. [10.] Marlborough.

The like for Boniface, merchant of Bordeaux, with the addition of the words 'wines' to 'merchandise and goods.'

[The names from John Minfant downwards are bracketted together with the note in the margin 'nondum habent.']