Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry III: Volume 3, 1232-1247. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1906.
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1245, membranes 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
1245. Jan. 6. Westminster.
Grant to Silvester de Everdon of the archdeaconry of Chester, in the king's gift by reason of the bishopric of Coventry and Lichfield being in the king's hands, with mandate to Master H. de Mortuo Mari, official of B. elect of Canterbury [substituted for Master Simon de Wintonia, guardian of the bishopric] to induct him by William de Wigornia, clerk, his proctor.
The like is written to the official of B. elect of Canterbury.
And he has letters patent thereof.
The like is written to the same Master Simon for Robert de Shotindon touching the deanery of Chester which the king has granted to him.
The like is written to the same Master Simon for Master Peter de Capuz, clerk of P. de Sabaudia, touching a prebend late of Master W. archdeacon of Chester in the church of St. John, Chester, which the king has given to him.
Jan. 8. Westminster.
Power to J. Lestrange, justice of Chester, Henry de Alditheleg, Walerand Teutonicus, and Hubert Hoese to make a truce with D. son of Llewelin, sometime prince of North Wales, and his accomplices.
Jan. 14. Westminster.
Protection without term for the abbot and convent of la Deucress in Ulster.
Jan. 16. Westminster.
Mandate to J. Lestrange and the others above appointed to make a truce with D. son of Llewelin, if they have made a truce, to let it remain in suspence until the king knows the form of it and has confirmed it.
Jan. 21. Westminster.
Collation to Peter Chaceporc of the prebend late of Martin Produm in the church of Exeter.
Presentation of Michael de Fendles to the church of Peynton, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the bishopric of Exeter; directed to the archdeacon of Totnes.
Jan. 21. Westminster.
Notification that whereas during the voidance of the church of Brough under Steynmore, a contention touching the advowson between the king, who claimed it by reason of the voidance of the abbey of St. Mary, York, and W. bishop of Carlisle by reason of his custody of the lands late of John de Veteri Ponte, which the king granted to him with advowsons of churches during the minority of the heirs, but the said bishop, at the instance of the king, admitted Master Peter de Chaumbery, that no right shall accrue or be lost hereby to the king, the bishop, or the abbey.
Jan. 30. Winchester.
Royal assent to the election of Master Richard le Blund, chancellor of Exeter, as bishop of that place, with mandate to B. elect of Canterbury to do his part herein.
Feb. 15. Clarendon.
Grant to the good men of Shrewsbury of murage for two years from Easter next, by view and testimony of two men to be selected by J. Lestrange, justice of Chester, who shall see that it is applied to no other purpose.
Feb. 22. Guildford.
Grant to Fulk de Castro Novo that, whatever may happen to him, William Eshary [substituted for William son of Richard], merchant of London, shall take in his name 40 marks, which Fulk ought to receive from the bailiffs of the fair of Staunford at Easter next.
Feb. 28. Westminster.
Grant to Master Laurence de Sancto Martino of the prebend late of Nicholas de Nevill in the church of Chichester, saving to Silvester de Everdon, archdeacon of Chester, the houses late of the said Nicholas in Cycestre which the king granted to the said archdeacon, and as the said master is at the court of Rome on the king's behalf, the dean and chapter of Chichester are commanded to assign him a place in the choir by Abel de Sancto Martino, whom the said master appointed before the king as his proctor.
Mandate to the dean and chapter to induct him.
March 5. Westminster.
Writ of liberate to the treasurer and chamberlains in favour of William Lungespee for 50l. a year which the king granted to him and his heirs for ever.
March 5. Westminster.
Grant to William de Eboraco, provost of Beverley, of the custody of the land and heirs of William de Wenrevill with the advowson of the church of Humleworth belonging to the said land, with the marriage of the heirs ; to hold to him or his assigns during the minority of the heirs. This custody is in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the lands and heirs of J. de Lacy, sometime earl of Lincoln.
March 6. Westminster.
Power to J. Lestrange and Henry de Aldithelegh to treat of a truce with the envoys of D. son of Llewelin sometime prince of North Wales.
Power to them to conduct the said envoys to the king's council for fifteen days after making the truce.
Mandate to them by no means to make a truce with the said David longer than until St. James the Apostle.
March 9. Westminster.
Mandate to Robert de Sigelingeham, treasurer of the Temple, London, to deliver the 300 marks which W. Marshal, earl of Pembroke, deposited in his custody to the use of Simon de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, and A. the countess, his wife, for Michaelmas term last, to Edward de Westmonasterio to their use, as the king acquitted him thereof to the said earl of Leicester and the countess.
Pardon to Walter de Scandelby of his flight and outlawry for the death of Michael de Raitherby, on the usual condition.
March 11 Westminster.
Presentation of Huldric de Hoye to the church of Elham, void by the death of Master G. parson thereof, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the lands late of the countess of Eu ; directed to Master H. de Mortuo Mari, official of B. archbishop of Canterbury.
March 12. St. Alban's.
Protection for three years from next Easter for Dominic Paschalis.
March 17. St. Edmunds.
Mandate to Master H. de Mortuo Mari, official of the lord of Canterbury, to induct Master L. de Sancto Martino into the prebend late of Nicholas de Nevill, deceased, canon of Chichester, notwithstanding the refusal of the dean and chapter of that church to do so on the ground that, in the place of Master R. de Wic', they have conferred it upon a certain clerk, as it is well known that, pending the cause of the election of the said church before the pope, the collation to prebends belongs to the king. And in the absence of his lord, who is staying without the realm, he is to induct the said Master L. by Abel, brother and proctor of the said Master L.
March 19. St. Edmunds.
Appointment of John de Sana to keep the fair of Staunford this year in the same manner and by the same customs as it used to be held in the time of W. sometime earl of Warenne, and mandate to the good men of Staunford and all merchants coming to the fair of the said town to be intendant to him.
Mandate to the dean and chapter of Chichester to induct the said Abbel, brother and proctor of Master L. de Sancto Martino, into the above prebend without delay, on pain of the king's indignation.
Mandate to Master H. de Mortuo Mari to induct him by reason of the negligence of the said dean and chapter.
March 18. Thetford.
Mandate to Henry de Hastinges to deliver the castle of Bolesore, which was in his hands, to Robert de Creppinges, to whom the king has committed it during pleasure.
March 28. Bromholme.
Appointment of Thierry le Tyeys, John le Normaund, Robert son of Richard de Leycestre, burgesses of Northampton, and William de Parys, citizen of Lincoln, to buy cloths to the king's use. As Thierry and John have taken the oath to the king to do this faithfully, Robert and William are to do the like in the presence of John de Sane, warden of Staunford fair.
Mandate to Roger, the king's tailor, not to intermeddle herein, but to let them know the state of the king's wardrobe, and how far they are to go in the purchase of cloth ; and the said Roger is to come straightway to speak with the king.
March 29. Wymondham.
Safe-conduct for one year from Easter next for Fethelinyth Okonhoer, coming to the king in England.
April 1. Chippenham.
Protection with clause rogamus, without term, for the brethren of the hospital of St. Mary Magdalene by Norwich.
April 4. Ditton.
Royal assent to the election of Master Isaac de Novo Castro to be bishop of Connor; with mandate to the archbishop of Armagh to do his part herein.
April 7. Waltham.
Presentation of Osbert de Maidenestan, king's chaplain, to the church of Aldeburg, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the lands and heirs of W. late earl of Warenne ; directed to the bishop of Norwich.
April 8. Waltham.
Mandate to the sheriff of Cambridge for the time being to protect Joan, the wife of Godfrey de Crowecumbe, if he die first, in her possession for life of the manor of Middelton, which he assigned to her in part of her dower.
Grant to Robert de Cantuaria the younger, of 20 marks a year of the farm of the town of Oxford, until the king provide for him in an ecclesiastical benefice of 30 marks.
Royal assent to the election and confirmation of Master Richard le Blund as bishop of Exeter.
Writ de intendendo to the tenants of the bishopric.
Mandate to William Passelewe, guardian of the said bishopric, to let him have seisin thereof.
Grant to Peter de Geneve that he may hold the manor of Dilun, which the king committed to him as of the value of 40l. a year in part payment of his yearly fee of 100l. which he used to receive at the Exchequer; and two parts of the lands which Henry son of the king had de baillio nostro in the soke of Waltham, as of the value of two parts of 40l. a year; until the lands which are held in dower of the inheritance of Maud de Lacy his wife, in England and Ireland, revert to the said Peter and Maud.
April 17. Westminster.
The prior and convent of St. John's, Colecestre, have licence to elect an abbot by Richard de Tynterne, William de Spaldingwich and John de Hadleg, monks of that house, void by the resignation of William, the abbot.
Mandate to the bishop of Exeter to induct William Passelewe, king's clerk, into the prebend in the church of Crantock (Sancti Karentoci), void by the death of Nicholas Chapeleyn, to which the king collated him before his confirmation of the bishop, but into which the said William has not been inducted, as the king did not know the name of the said Nicholas.
April 16. Windsor.
Request to Peter Saracenus to let the messenger of the minister general of the Friars Minors, bearing these letters with letters of the minister, have the 30 marks which the king granted to the said minister for the fabric of the church of St. Francis of Assisi, and which the king cannot send because of the peril of the ways; and the king will repay his messenger at the exchequer of Hilary next.
April 21. Windsor.
Grant to Geoffrey de Insula, with respect to his trespasses in the forest of Porecestre for the time that he had the custody of that forest and the castle of Porcestre, for which trespasses he was amerced at 40 marks before Robert Passelewe, Geoffrey de Langele and their fellows, appointed to enquire touching trespasses in the said forest and the other forests in the county of Southampton, that the king will exact nothing further from him for that time, to wit, from the date when he received the said custody until Friday in Easter week this year.
Mandate to G. Rydell, lord of Blaye, and Peter de Burdegala not to fail to meet the representatives of the king of France on the octave of SS. Peter and Paul instead of three weeks after Easter, at the place appointed, to make and receive amends for raids during the truce, as the meeting has been long postponed by divers impediments, infirmity, occupation of wars and other causes, and the king has been requested by the king of France that amends should be made.
Royal assent to the election of William de Spaldewic as abbot of Colecestre, with mandate to F. bishop of London to do his part herein.
April 22. Westminster.
Grant to Geoffrey de Langele of 2 marks a year, which the wife of Geoffrey de Hauvill is accustomed to pay the king for the land which she holds of the king in Mulecote, Little Mulecote and Dersinton, and whatever she owes for the said land, which land will revert to the king after her death as his escheat; and grant to him of the said land after her death.
Mandate to the sheriff of Warwick to cause him to have the said 2 marks.
Bond to the countess of Béarn and Gaston her son in 300 marks next Michaelmas residue of 600 marks, which the king granted to them for their wages and for all demands which they could make by reason of their service in the last war with the king of Navarre, the other 300 marks having been paid last Easter.
Royal assent to the election of William de Spaldewik to be abbot of Colecestre.
Writ de intendendo to the tenants of the abbey.
Protection without term for Master Peter de Radenouer, gone to the court of the pope on the affairs of the church of Coventry and Lichfield.
Assignment to the Friars Minors of Oxford, for the extension of the area where they are newly lodged, of the king's island in the Thames which he bought of Henry son of Henry Simeon, granting and willing that they build a bridge over that arm of the Thames which runs between the said island and their houses and for the safety of their houses and tranquillity of religion enclose the said island with a wall or otherwise as they think fit.
April 24. Windsor.
Mandate to the sheriff of Oxford to let them have the said island.
Ratification of a covenant made between William de Sancto Leodegario and William Gaugi, burgess of Northampton, of the land of Waude, which the former had let to the latter for 12 years and which the latter before the end of his term at the king's instance granted to the former with 27 marks for his maintenance in the king's service, which sum the former will repay to him at the rate of 6 marks 10s. a year; and grant that if the former die before the full payment thereof, the latter shall keep the said land until he has been paid.
Grant to Master Peter de Kauz of the prebend in the church of St. John, Chester, late of Master W. archdeacon of Chester, in the king's gift by reason of the bishopric of Coventry and Lichfield being in the king's hands; directed to R. de Shotindon, dean of Chester.
Licence for Peter Chaceporc, notwithstanding the king's prohibition against anyone contracting loans with the merchants beyond seas, to contract a loan for this time with Fulinus Willelmi and Bernard Prosperini, merchants of Florence and Siena.
April 28. Windsor.
Mandate to the mayor and barons of London to pay the 500 marks which they owe the king at Michaelmas to John de Gysorz, their fellow citizen, which the king has received from him as a loan, and not to fail as they wish to avoid loss to the king and themselves.
April 28. Windsor.
Grant to the master and brethren of the Knights Templars in England that the 7 acres of land within the metes of the forest of Wlvemar, which the said master caused to be closed with a hedge and ditch, remained closed forever, but so that the king's deer can freely enter and leave, rendering yearly at the Exchequer 2s. for all customs and demands.
Mandate to the barons of the Exchequer to cause this to be done and enrolled.
Restitution to Walerand Teutonicus of the whole land in the manor of Chafford (sic) which the king once granted to him by charter and afterwards disseised him, which John de Sancto Quintino held and which the king received by judgment of the court, and also of the residue of the said manor as soon as the king has in like manner recovered it from Philip de Sancto Philiberto and Bartholomew de Saukevill, who hold it.
Writ of liberate for Emery de Rupella, who receives 3d. a day at the Exchequer in half yearly instalments, the first payment to commence at the exchequer of Easter this year.
Grant to Eufemia, abbess of Werewell, and the nuns of that house and their successors that their assarts and purprestures in Everhanger and Uppinne and Anne, within the metes of the forest of Southampton, containing 37 acres by tale, shall remain arable land, saving to the king his regards in the eyre of his regarders ; and grant that their woods of Uppinne and Stavangre shall remain closed with a hedge and ditch forever, but so that the king's deer can freely enter and leave.
May 3. Reading.
Prohibition of a tournament to be held at Brackele on Monday after the Invention of the Holy Cross.
The prior of St. Frideswide's, Oxford, and the prior of the hospital of St. John, Brackele, are sent to prohibit it.
May 4. Reading.
Mandate to Martin de Norfolk, Robert de Clervall and Thomas le Graunt to admit Robert Gra as fellow keeper of the king's works in the castle of York in the room of Hugh de Seleby, whom the king has absolved from that duty.
Mandate to Nicholas de Molis, seneschal of Gascony, to cause the prior of the hospital of St. James, Bordeaux, to have the same seisin of 40s. a year in the isle of Oleron as he had previously, as it appears by testimony of the mayor of Bordeaux that he was seised thereof by gift of Geoffrey Martel, sometime lord of Mornac (de Morniaco) out of the first moneys of the yearly cess which Geoffrey and his heirs used to receive in that island before the said heirs were disseised thereof because of the last war with France.
May 7. Reading.
The king has admitted Guichard de Osays, monk of Cluny, at the presentation of the abbot of Cluny, to the priory of Lewes, of which the king has the custody by reason of his custody of the land and heir of W. earl of Warenne, and has commanded P. de Sabaudia to let him have seisin thereof.
Mandate to the sheriff of Cambridge to let him have seisin of the manor of Karleton, which was taken into the king's hand by reason of the said voidance.
Protection without term for the prior and canons of All Saints by Dublin.
Ratification of a lease by Robert the chaplain, rector of the church of Hoo (Werburgelond), and warden of the house of the king's converts, London, and the converts, to Nicholas de Stocwell, son of Richard de Stocwell, of that whole capital messuage which was of David, Jew of Oxford, in the parish of St. Martin's [Oxford] with the house close by (propinquiori) sometime of [William de Vallibus—cancelled] Robert le Mignot in the same parish, and of that house which was once of William de Vallibus, in the parish of St. Peter le Bailey [Oxford], which the king granted to the converts by charter, as his escheats in frank almoin.
Mandate to Robert de Silingeham, treasurer of the Temple, London, to deliver the 300 marks which W. Marshal, earl of Pembroke, deposited with him to the use of S. de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, and A. the countess, his wife, for the present term, which is a month after Easter, to Edward de Westmonasterio, to the use of the said earl and countess, as the king will acquit the earl marshal to the said earl and countess.
Mandate to the said earl W. to command by letters patent the said Robert to deliver the said money to Edward.
May 8. Reading.
Bond to Raymond Machayn, citizen of Bordeaux, in 550 marks of good and new sterlings to be paid at Bordeaux before All Saints, and grant, in case of non-payment, that the seneschal of Gascony shall pay it out of the issues of the king's land with all expenses caused by the delay.
May 9. Wallingford.
Protection with clause volumus for one year from Whitsunday for the bishop of Worcester, going beyond seas on his own affairs, his men, lands and possessions.
The like, until his return from beyond seas, for the bishop of London.
The like, until Michaelmas, for Henry de la Mar going to the court of Rome.
Royal assent to the election of Master Isaac de Novo Castro super Tynam to be bishop of Connor.
Mandate to the justiciary of Ireland to give him seisin thereof.
May 12. Woodstock.
Protection until Michaelmas for the abbot of Evesham, gone beyond seas to the council of the pope.
Safe-conduct, for four years from Michaelmas next, for John de Molendinis and Leoninus de Sezanina, knights of the king's kinsman, the king of Navarre, going and returning through the land of Gascony.
May 22. Woodstock.
Licence for W. archbishop of York to make his will of the corn sown in the lands of his bishopric and church, as also of his movables and immovables belonging to him whether by reason of his church or his person, so that in case of his death the executors of his will have free administration of the same.
June 3. Westminster.
Presentation of Osbert de Maidenestan, chaplain, to the church of Waleshale; directed to Master W. de Radenour, official of the archbishop of Canterbury in the bishopric of Coventry and Lichfield.
Like letters are directed to Master Robert de Stafford, archdeacon of Stafford [incomplete].
June 15. Westminster.
The sub-prior and convent of Whiteby have licence to elect by Robert de Langetoft, the precentor, Ralph Bassel and Robert de Stouth.
June 6. Westminster.
Safe-conduct until Michaelmas for Thomas de Cuzun (sic) to go to Scotland and return.
Licence for William de Cantilupo to make his will of his goods and movables, notwithstanding his debts to the Exchequer, for the payment of which, whether the term be deferred or not, the king has betaken himself to the heirs of the said William; and grant that the said heirs have the same terms.
The like for R. le Bygod, earl of Norfolk.
June 8. Westminster.
Protection with clause volumus until Michaelmas for R. le Bygod, earl of Norfolk, who has gone to the court of Rome on the king's affairs, and for Ernulf de Munteny, William de Munchanesy, Robert de Pyrehoe, Matthew de Mauuteby, Hugh Pecche, Master Th. le Fisicien, John the Chaplain, Lewis (Lod') de Gerardvill, Robert de Charneles, William de Bello Monte, John Algar, William the Cook, Robert Houel, Richard de Craneford, Robert Taburel, Hubert de Bavent, Reginald Mares [callus], John de Wachesham, Walter Goswayn, Roger the Butler (Pincerna), Thomas Crepelyzemunth, Robert le Bastard and Walter Petri, whom he is taking with him that meanwhile they be quit of suits of counties and hundreds and all pleas and plaints.
The like for Philip Basset, for himself and his, whose names are on the dorse of the roll, and William de Cantilupo, Matthew Bezill and Master William de Poywik. [See p. 463.]
June 10. Westminster.
Grant to the barons of Winchelese of a quayage of 2s. on every vessel bringing 80 tuns of wine or more entering that port except ships from Gascony, for one year from Midsummer.
Power to Master Lawrence de Sancto Martino, if it should happen that by the counsel of the pope and cardinals and the king's envoys in the present council any bishop for the utility of the realm should be translated, to give the royal assent to such translation.
Signification to the pope that the king has appointed William de Cantilupo, John son of Geoffrey, and Ralph son of Nicholas, his proctors with Bartholomew Pecche and Master Lawrence de Sancto Martino.
June 18. Windsor.
Exemption, for one year from Michaelmas, of the abbot of Grestayn from amercement or charge by reason of common summons before the justices in eyre for common pleas or for pleas of the forest.
Protestation that whereas the dean and chapter of Lisieux, at the king's petition, have leased to James Hoese the manor of Deverel, co. Wilts, for his life, the heirs of the said James shall have no right in the said manor whereby they may prevent the dean and chapter from putting themselves in seisin thereof after his death.
June 22. Windsor.
Mandate to M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, and G. bishop of Ossory, treasurer of Dublin, to deliver to Walter Byset 60 marks for his expenses.
Mandate to the messenger of Walerand Teutonicus bringing 40 marks to Worcester on the eve of SS. Peter and Paul, to deliver the same to William de la Hyde, to take to Walter Byset whither the king has enjoined him.
Promise to all from whom prises are taken in Ireland by Maurice son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, by view of Walter Byset, Master William le Brun and Henry de Wingeham, such as wine, corn, flesh, fish and other victuals, that these shall be paid for at the terms appointed.
Writ of liberate to the justiciary and treasurer of Ireland in favour of Maurice de Burmingeham for 10 marks for his expenses during his stay in England by order of the king.
Letters of credit directed to the said justiciary, &c. in favour of the said Walter Byset, and Henry de Wyngham and Master William le Brun, king's clerks, whom the king is sending with orders which they will express by word of mouth.
Mandate to the said justiciary and treasurer to let Walter Byset have 60 marks for a horse which the king owes him.
Presentation of Gailard Doat to the church of Clenden, in the king's gift by reason of one of the heirs of Catherine de Monte Acuto being in his custody ; directed to Master R. de Marisco, official of the lord of Lincoln.
June 27. Westminster.
Royal assent to the election of John de Saingrive, sub-prior of Whiteby, to be abbot of that house and mandate to the dean and treasurer of St. Peter's, York, vicegerents of the lord of York in the confirmation of elections, to do his part herein.
Bond to Fulingus Willelmi, Ranuchius Barboti, Clarius Hugelini and Hugh Magistri Pagani, citizens and merchants of Florence and Siena, in 400 marks payable at the feast of the Resurrection.
June 29. Westminster.
Bond to provide Master Robert Anketil with the first ecclesiastical benefice of 80 marks a year, and the king has appointed John Maunsel and Silvester de Everdon to recall the bond and to receive the church for him wherever he may be, whether in the king's service or elsewhere.
July 5. Windsor.
Licence for W. bishop of Carlisle to make his will of the corn in his land as also of wards and farms and all his movable goods, so that his executors have free administration of his goods and are under the king's protection.
Notification that the said bishop on Wednesday after SS. Peter and Paul this year was quit of all debts to the king except one of 80 marks fine for the custody of the land and heir of Odard de Wiggeton, which he or his assign may pay at the rate of 20 marks a year.
July 10. Abingdon
Notification to the good men of Toulouse that Arnald Gerudon and Hugh his brother, burgesses of Castel-Sarrasin, have appointed William Targer and Stephen Mascler, burgesses of the same castle, to receive in their name a debt wherein Ernald Gy, burgess of Toulouse, is bound to them, and the king has ratified this, and protests that they cannot hereafter exact anything from the said debtor, his heirs or assigns, touching the said debt, or have any action against them.
By John Maunsel.
July 11. Woodstock.
Mandate to the knights and free tenants of the county of Chester—the king having heard that D. son of Llewelin has given siege to the castle of Dissard—to be with their horses, arms and whole posse at Chester on Thursday the feast of St. Margaret the Virgin to meet the earls and barons whom the king is sending there to rescue the said castle, and to be vigorous in the said rescue.
The like is written by letters close to the earl of Ferrars, Roger de Monte Alto, Warin de Vernon, Hamo de Massy, Hugh de Venables, Henry de Aldithelegh, Thomas Corbet, John son of Alan, Ralph Basset of Periton, Roger de Sumery and Walter de Dunstanvill.
Request to the good men of Shrewsbury, if they have any horses, arms and harness of the king's serjeants dwelling in their town in pawn, to deliver the same to them, as the said serjeants will pay their debts, or if necessary the king will pay for them, and hereby binds himself to do so.
The like to the good men ef Muntgumery.
Collation to Wibert de Kancia of the prebend late of William de Coleneham in the church of St. Chad, Shrewsbury, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the bishopric of Chester, with mandate to the official of the archdeacon of Salop to induct him.
July 13. Woodstock
Mandate to the balisters and serjeants in garrison at Mungumery and Shrewsbury to be intendant to J. Lestrange, justice of Chester, in executing the king's orders.
Acknowledgment of the receipt from the earl Marshal of 200l. which he owed to S. earl of Leicester and E. the countess, his wife, the king's sister, from a month after Easter this year, by reason of her dower of the lands late of W. Marshal, her husband, in Ireland and Pembroke, and the king has mainperned to acquit the earl Marshal of the said sum against the said S. and E.
Mandate to P. Chaceporc to cause all the gold which the king has at the New Temple, London, in bezants, bars (bacul') and spangles (palliola) to be weighed by the mark and to be delivered to Nicholas de Aune, clerk of R. earl of Cornwall, in pawn for 2000 marks which the earl will lend until Michaelmas, to be deposited by the hand of the said Nicholas where he will under the seals of the king, W. de Haverhull, the treasurer, the preceptor and treasurer of the New Temple, London.
Memorandaum for Laurence Bazil on the roll of fines.
July 15. Woodstock.
The prior and convent of Alingel[eye] have licence to elect by Robert de Sumerton and Richard Trevet, monks of that house.
Notification that Nicholas de Molis, to whom the king committed the seneschalcy of Gascony, and whose service the king commends, has surrendered into the king's hands all the castles and cities of that land and is quit thereof.
Mandate to brother Robert de Sickelingehal to permit Peter Chaceporc to have access to the king's treasure deposited with him, to dispose of by view and testimony of the said Robert according to the injunctions of the king in letters which the said Peter will show him, notwithstanding that in his last retirement the king ordered that no one should have access thereto save in his own presence.
July 16. Woodstock.
Grant to Fulk de Castro Novo that whatever may happen to him, Rostand Ruffard, citizen of Bordeaux, shall receive in his name the 80 marks which Fulk ought to receive of the bailiffs of Staunford fair at Michaelmas next and the following Easter.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Henry de Tracy to the custody of the king's isle of Lunday, with the stock and profit thereof which he will receive by the hand of Richard de Clifford by view of the sheriff of Devon by indenture made between the said Henry and Richard ; for which stock or the price thereof the said Henry will answer when he surrenders the island, to the king, his heirs or the queen. And so long as he has custody thereof, he shall receive to his own use all the profits and issues of the island so that he shall not be bound to render account thereof.
Appointment, during pleasure, of William de Boelles, seneschal of Gascony, to the custody of the same land, and mandate to archbishops and others to be intendant to him.
Writ de intendendo to the mayor, jurats and whole commune of Bordeaux.
The like to:—
The mayor, jurats and whole commune of Bayonne.
The good men of Dax.
The good men of St. Sever.
The good men of La Rèole.
Mandate to the said William, seneschal of Gascony and keeper of the customs of the city of Bordeaux to let Amalvin de Bareys have 40l. which the king owes him, out of the first issues of the said customs after Michaelmas next.
July 20. Woodstock.
Notification to the archdeacon of Oxford or his official that whereas the pope at the instance of the king has commanded the bishop of Lincoln to provide a burial ground for the hospital of Oxford, for the brethren of the hospital and for the poor dying therein, the indemnity of the mother church and of the king as patron of the said hospital being provided for, the king has appointed for this William the chaplain and Roger the sub-dean of the said hospital.
Mandate to Clarius, Fulinus and their fellows, merchants of Florence, upon information of Master Robert Anketil, that although the king gave them his writings that they should pay to the said Robert a sum of money wherein they were bound to him, and to Master Atto of Parma 163 marks, they have put off doing this completely, holding back 20l. thereof on the pretext, as he says they aver, that the king commanded them to pay 20l. thereof to Richard de Novill, clerk, if this is so, to pay the said 20l. kept back from the 163 marks to the said master according to the content of the preceding letter, and the king, as to the 20l. they have paid to the said Richard, will allow them elsewhere [the last four words are cancelled and altered to 'if they owe the king anything he will allow that sum to them, in their debt, and if not, he will pay them elsewhere. Dated at Worcester, 10 November, 30 Henry.']
Appointment, during pleasure, of Roger de Haverhull to receive and keep the customs and issues and profits which for any reason ought to belong to the king from the cities of Bordeaux and Bayonne.
Mandate to William de Boelles, seneschal of Gascony, to receive him for this.
Appointment of William de Haverhull, the treasurer, and Master Alexander de Swereford to give seisin to the abbot of Feacute;amp of the exchange which, by the counsel of W. de Eboraco and John Maunsel and of themselves and the other barons of the Exchequer, has been provided to be made to him for the manors of Rye and Winchelesse; and to receive seisin in the king's name of the said manors.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Paulinus Peyver to the custody of the castle of Hertford.
Mandate to Richard de Munfichet to deliver the castle to him or his attorney.
July 24 Gloucester.
Royal assent to the election of Robert, prior of Alingelegh, to be abbot of that house, and mandate to the bishop of Bath to do his part herein.
Bond to Laurence Bacy in 124l. 4s. 8d. to be paid on the quinzaine of Michaelmas, to wit, 50 marks lent by him for the pay of the king's serjeants in the castles of Kardigan and Kaermerdin; 50 marks for the pay of mounted Serjeants therein ; 50 marks wherewith he accommodated the king for retaining in the king's service 500 foot serjeants; and 24l. 4s. 8d. accommodated for the arrears of pay of eighteen balisters staying in the said castles from Sunday before the Conversion of St. Paul in this year until the octave of the Assumption of the Blessed Mary.
And he has a writ of liberate.
July 28. Gloucester.
Protection for the abbot of Stanleg, going to the general chapter of the Cistercian order beyond seas, until his return.
Royal assent to the election of Robert, prior of Alingen [eye] to be abbot of that house.
Mandate to the sheriff of Somerset to let him have seisin of the lands belonging thereto.
Grant to John de Feld, abbot of St. Peter's, Gloucester, and the monks of that house and their successors that their assart of the manor of Linkeholt within the forest of Schet, containing 5 acres by tale, remain arable land for ever and that it remain closed with a hedge and ditch, but so that the king's deer can get in and out.
Appointment of G. de Langele as the king's justice and captain to take order touching crops of all assarts of the present autumn ; directed to sheriffs, foresters, knights and all persons appointed to the custody of assarts taken into the king's hands in the last eyre of the justices for pleas of the forest.
And they are to come before him on the day and place appointed by him to dispose of the matter.
Aug. 1. Worcester.
Protection with clause rogamus, without term, for the brethren of the hospital of St. Anthony, Malmesbyry.
The like for:—
The brethren of the hospital of lepers of St. Giles without Shrewsbury.
The wardens and preachers of the bridge of Gloucester.
Appointment of Master R. de Cantilupo as the king's proctor in the matter of the inquisition being made by apostolical authority between the king and the bishop of Bath; directed to the abbots of St. Edmund's, Evesham and Persor.
Aug. 11. Combermere.
Licence for the Friars Minors who used to dwell at Scarborough to raise houses and construct buildings to their use for habitation in the area lying between Cukewaldhull and the water-course called Milnebec on the east side, which William son of Robert de Morpath has surrendered and quit-claimed to the king of the land which he held in chief in Haterberg in the parish of Scalleby.
The said friars have a charter which the said William made to the king of a quit-claim of the said area.
Aug. 17. Chester.
Bond to R. earl of Cornwall, the king's brother, in 2000 marks, payable at Michaelmas next, out of the first money that comes to the Exchequer, to wit, 1750 marks for the present expedition to Wales, and 250 marks fee due to him at that term.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Nicholas de Molis to the custody of the castles of Kardigan and Kaermerdin, with mandate to John de Munemuth to give him seisin thereof.
Writ de intendendo to the tenants.
Aug. 20. Chester.
Appointment of Simon de Norwico, Walter de Ardern and Robert de Farndon to send victuals after the king and his army, with mandate to sheriffs and all bailiffs to be intendant to them.
Promise to B. de Mastak, count of Bygor, to assign to him land to the value of 250l. a year of the lands late of W. de Percy during the minority of the heir for the fee he is accustomed to receive at the Exchequer and for the land which he lost beyond seas by reason of his service ; and before the majority of the said heir, the king will assign to him land to that value in other lands in England for his life unless he recover his own land, in which case the said 250l. of land shall at once revert to the king, but the count shall receive at the Exchequer a yearly fee of 100 pounds of Paris which he used to receive of the king of France, but which he lost because of his service to the king.
Aug. 29. Deganwy.
Order to all sheriffs through whose bailiwicks the men bringing cloths and other wares bought at Boston fair shall pass, that if the carriage thereof is in any way retarded, whether by default of cart horses or of carts, they shall cause such carts and horses as are needed to be found and the cloths and wares to be brought under safe-conduct and as speedily as may be to Chester, and the cost laid out in the carriage shall be allowed to them.
Protection, until All Saints, for the Friars Minors of Launvais.
The like for the canons of Penmon.
Sept. 4. In camp at Deganwy.
Ratification of a gift which John de Stutevill made by charter to God and St. Mary of Newstead in Shirewude and the canons there of 40s. of rent and one quarter of wheat yearly by the hands of the bailiffs of the manor of Kirkeby for the wine and sacrificial bread (oblata) to make the body of Christ; notwithstanding the charter which he made to the king when the king restored his lands to him, that he would give, sell or otherwise alienate nothing thereof.
Mandate to the mayor and jurats, knights and other good men of Bourg, notwithstanding that Nicholas de Molis, then seneschal of Gascony, took that town into the king's hands, to be intendant to Arnald de Blankeford as their lord, as they were before the seneschal took the town into the king's hands.
To M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland. Although the ordination made by the pope of J. archdeacon of Elphin to be bishop of Elphin was derogatory to the royal liberty because it was made without the king's assent, yet as the king has by letters of the pope heard praiseworthy testimony of him, and M. archbishop of Tuam will not consecrate him without the king's assent, the king has given his assent to his said ordination; and therefore he commands the justiciary to let him have seisin of the lands and goods of the bishopric which are in his hands.
And this is signified to the said archbishop that he may, according to the pope's mandate, do his part herein.
Sept. 5. In camp at Deganwy.
Mandate to sheriffs and bailiffs not for any prohibition made to them before this not to permit victuals to be carried into Wales to the use of the Welsh to prevent victuals going to the army of the earl of Gloucester, but rather to be aiding to those seeking victuals, and wishing to take them there.
Mandate to the bailiffs of Andever to be answering for the farm of their town to Hubert Hoese, as they used to be.
Sept. 14. In camp at Deganwy.
The prior and convent of Seleby have licence to elect an abbot, by David and Guy, monks of that house.
Sept. 15. In camp at Deganwy.
Presentation of William de Clifford to the church of Skenefrith, directed to the official of the bishop of Llandaff [substituted for Master J. Bacun, official of the bishop of Hereford].
Protection, until the close of Easter, for William de Tykencot, who is one of the king's merchants appointed to take the king's prises in fairs (ad prisas suas in nundinas capiendas).
Sept. 30. In camp at Deganwy.
Licence for Richard de Dovor to sell the custody of the lands late of Geoffrey de Costantin in Meath and Finegal and the marriage of the heirs, which he has of the king's gift; and the king ratified the sale, that the buyer may hold the custody and marriage during the minority of the heirs.
Oct. 1. [In camp at Deganwy.]
Royal assent to the election of Hugh, monk of Seleby, to be abbot of that house; signified to the lord of York, that he may do his part herein.
Acknowledgment that G. bishop of Ossory, treasurer of Ireland, has delivered into the wardrobe to P. Chaceporc, keeper of the wardrobe, at Michaelmas this year at Gannok, 397l. 10s. 6d. of the king's treasure of Ireland ; so that he is entirely quit thereof.
Royal assent to the election of Master Andrew, archdeacon of Dromore, to be bishop of Dromore; and mandate to the bishops of Rathlure (Radlurlensi) and Down, according to the mandate of the archbishop of Armagh, to do their part herein.
Writ de intendendo to the tenants of the same bishopric.
Oct. 3. In camp at Deganwy.
Safe-conduct, for Tuesday after Michaelmas and the whole of the following Wednesday, for Edeneuet Vaghan, Mereduc Abricard, Griffin Aboen and Tuder Amaddok and those whom they bring with them, coming to speak with the king or his council; so that the sentence [of excommunication] in which they are bound shall not harm them, and they shall not on that account be arrested or hindered.
Mandate to the bailiffs of Geoffrey Esturmi and his tenants to be intendant to Robert de Mucegros, to whom the king, because the said Geoffrey has been taken by the Welsh, whether alive or dead the king knows not, and has committed his lands and bailiwick, to be kept by Richard de Esturmi, brother of Geoffrey, and the bailiffs of Geoffrey, until further order.
Mandate in pursuance to the said Robert.
Oct. 15. In camp at Deganwy.
Mandate to the treasurer and chamberlains of the Exchequer of Dublin to lay out yearly 20l. in buying 100 tunics against the feast of All Saints to the use of the Friars Minors of Dublin, Waterford, Droweda, Cork, Athlon and Kilkenni, of the king's alms, during pleasure.
Oct. 18. In camp at Deganwy.
Pardon to Elias son of Adam Beuderere of his outlawry for a larceny wherewith he was charged ; on the usual condition. By John Maunsel.
Oct. 21. In camp at Deganwy.
Mandate to the treasurer and chamberlains of Dublin to let 3000 foot serjeants of Ireland, who came to the king's service to Gannok with the justiciary of Ireland, each of whom takes 2d. a day, have their liveries for 10 days, to wit, from Friday after St. Luke the Evangelist this year until Sunday the morrow of the Apostles Simon and Jude in the thirtieth year, both days included.
The like to them to let Forminus de Sancto Walerico have 8½ marks, to wit, 100s. for every mast (malo) to make a beam (virgam) for the king's catapult (blidam) at Gannok, and 1 mark for his expenses with the king in Wales.
Protection, until the king's next going to Ireland, for Fethel, king of Connaught. [Fædera.]
Licence for William Bardulf to make his will of all his moveables, so that his executors be not impeded in the free execution of his will by reason of any debt he may owe the king, for which the king will betake himself to the heirs.
Oct. 28. In camp at Deganwy.
Bond to John de Busceby in 13 marks payable at the quinzaine of Hilary next for the arrears of his pay for the time that he was in the king's service at Shrewsbury, unless by inspection of the rolls of the wardrobe it appear that he has been paid.
Like letters have William de Rumare, Elias de Hekingeham and William Wacelin.