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1246, membranes 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

Pages 469-490

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry III: Volume 3, 1232-1247. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1906.

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1246, membranes 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

1246. Jan. 2. Merton.

Grant to Hugh Giffard of the custody of the land and heirs of Adam de Beissin, during the minority of the heirs, with the marriage of the heirs.

Jan. 6. Westminster.

The prior and convent of Peterborough have licence to elect by Henry the precentor and Walter de Rockele, monks of that house.

MEMBRANE 8.

Jan. 9. Westminster.

Safe-conduct, until Whitsunday, for H. king of Man, coming to the king in England.

Protection for him until his return.

Jan. 10. Westminster.

Grant to William Bonywardi, clerk of A. count of Savoy, of 20 marks a year at the exchequer of Hilary until the king provide for him in an ecclesiastical benefice of 60 marks a year.

Cancelled.

Jan. 15. Westminster.

Grant, so far as pertains to the king by reason of Isabel, one of the heirs of John de Monte Acuto, being in his hands, to Walter de Rudham of the church of Langeberg ; and the king presents him to Master Thomas, official of W. bishop of Worcester, together with William de Hechingham, who has married Margaret the other heir, with a request for his admission.

Jan. 22. Westminster.

Writ of liberate for the brethren of the hospital of St. Giles without London for 60s. of Michaelmas term, 29 Henry III, of the king's appointed alms ; and for the same every year.

Jan. 16. Westminster.

Grant to Eustace de Balloyl, so long as he be of the king's household, of 20l. a year at the Exchequer.

Grant to Amadeus, count of Savoy and marquess in Italy, for the homage which he has done to the king for the castle of Avyllan, the town of Susa, with the palace and castle of Bard and the town of St. Maurice in Chablais, to hold to him and his heirs of the king and his heirs in perpetual fee, of 1,000l. at London at the Exchequer, whereof the king has paid 500 marks in hand and will pay 500 marks at Easter next and the remaining 500 marks at Michaelmas following.

Grant to him also, for the said homage and the service which he and his heirs are bound to do to the king, of 200 marks a year at London at Michaelmas.

Grant to him also that the king will marry one of the daughters of the count's daughter, whom he shall send to England, either to John de Warenna, who will be earl of Warenne, or to Edmund de Lacy, who will be earl of Lincoln, who are boys in the ward of the king.

Grant to William Bonivard[i], clerk of the said count, who has sworn fealty to the king, and whom the king has promised to provide for in 60 marks of rent in an ecclesiastical benefice, when opportunity offers, of 30 marks a year until then at the exchequer of Hilary at London.

Appointment of William de Cheeny to the custody of all the lands and castles late of W. Marshal, earl of Pembroke, in Ireland; and J. son of Geoffrey, justiciary of Ireland, is commanded by letters close to provide him his expenses out of the issues of the said lands, so long as he have this custody.

Mandate to the justiciary, as soon as the said William come to Ireland, to let him have 25 marks to buy a horse of the king's gift.

Mandate to Robert de Turbervill to deliver him the lands with the castles.

Writ de intendendo for him directed to the tenants of the said lands and castles.

Jan. 16. Westminster.

Appointment, during pleasure, of the said William to the custody of the lands and castles late of Anselm Marshal in Ireland ; with mandate to Walter de Sampford and Richard le Moine, guardians of the lands, to deliver the same to him.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Robert Waleraund to the custody of all the lands and castles late of W. Marshal, earl of Pembroke, in West Wales ; with mandate to Gilbert del Val to deliver them to him.

Writ de intendendo to the tenants.

Mandate to the constables of the following castles to deliver them to him:—

Tymbeye.

Pembroke.

Haverford.

St. Clear.

Neyrberd.

Kilgarau.

Power, until Easter next, to Nicholas de Molis and Robert Walerand to receive Mereduk son of Res, the sons of Res the younger, and Mereduk son of Owen, Welshmen, to the king's peace, on the condition that if they come to his peace he remits to them his indignation for their having withdrawn from his fealty and adhered to D. son of Llewelin.

And they have three pairs of letters patent of this date like those made at the beginning of this roll.

The prior and convent of Abbotesbiry have licence to elect, by Roger the sacristan, Alexander the precentor and John the subsecretary.

Protection with clause columus for William de Turvill, who has gone to Wales with Robert Walerand by order of the king, so long as he be there on the king's service.

The like for Ralph de Bakepuz.

Mandate to Nicholas de Molis that, if he has received the castles late of W. Marshal, earl of Pembroke, in West Wales, he shall deliver them without delay to Robert Walerand, to whose custody the king has committed them.

Jan. 17. Westminster.

Royal assent to the election of William de Hoccot to be abbot of Peterborough; with mandate to R. bishop of Lincoln, to do his part herein.

Jan. 21. Westminster.

To the bailiffs of Bruges Walteri. The king ratifies the assignment which they have made to the Friars Minors of a place to build a church and necessary buildings in their town.

Jan. 23. Westminster.

Power to Brabacun Bonencuntre, citizen and merchant of Siena, to stay in the realm to carry on his merchandise, as he did in times past, and he may appoint a substitute if he please, and keep him with him for one or two months before he leaves the realm. He may also renew his debts by a new instrument, according to the old form of the contract, so that he do not augment the usury or the money, although he may decrease it; with this reservation that from henceforward he may not lend money at usury. And he and his fellow may come and go as they will for three years from next Michaelmas. And he is to be protected herein, notwithstanding the king's former mandate that transalpine merchants should leave the realm of England.

The like to the following :—

Frederic Orandi.

Bonus Socius Guduchi.

Ryko Deuvusgard (sic).

Gerard Rykobaldi.

James Bonencuntre.

Claremunt Lutereng.

Bond to Bon Cumpaignun Gwydochi, James Bonencuntre, Ryko Deusgard, Gerard Rykebaldi, Frederic Orlandi, Claremunt Luttereng and Bramenzon Bonencuntre, citizens and merchants of Siena and Florence, in a 1,000l. which they have lent the king, payable at the exchequer of Michaelmas next, to all or one of them.

Appointment, during pleasure, of William Passelewe as keeper of the New Forest, directed to the foresters and verderers.

The like of the same as constable of the castle of Southampton; directed to the mayor and good men of Southampton.

The like of Henry de Fernleg as keeper of the forests of Alsiholt, Eslegh, Porcestre, Bocholt, Finkelegh and Digheslegh, Freit Mauntel, Penbere, Everesleg and Bachsete.

Membrane 7 (Schedule).

Jan. 28. Westminster.

Mandate to William de Boeles, seneschal of Gascony, to cause to be repaid to Raymond Makayn, out of the customs of the city of Bordeaux, in the presence of himself and Rostand de Solio, Peter Kaillou and Jocelin Brusekaillou, 550 marks sterling, which he lent to the king; and when that payment has been made, to the following persons the sums of money of Morlaas specified, for arrears of their pay for the time when they were in the king's service in the last war against the king of Navarre, unless any have been already paid by the king's writ, to wit:—

Arnald de Blankeford, six pounds thirteen shillings and fourpence, and a hundred and twelve shillings, seventy shillings, seventy-two shillings and twelve shillings.

Arnald de Miremand, six pounds three shillings and twopence.

Bernard de Boevill of Benauges, twenty-six pounds and thirteen shillings.

Gerard de Burgo, nineteen pounds five shillings.

The vicomte of Castellon, forty-two pounds seven shillings.

Peter de Burdegala the younger, twenty-two pounds.

Bernard de Scosson, thirteen pounds six shillings.

Elias de Bleynac, nine pounds eighteen shillings.

Arnald de Girunde, twelve pounds two shillings.

William Seguin of Ryons, twenty-three pounds ten shillings.

Peter de Berbesy, a hundred shillings for Gerard de Blavia.

Geoffrey Ridel de Blavia, sixty-seven pounds eight shillings.

The vicomte of Fronsac, six pounds.

Arnald de Boevill of Duras, nine pounds six shillings.

Gaillard de la Mote, twelve pounds twelve shillings.

Aquelin Androu, sixty shillings.

John de Burgo, twelve pounds.

William Androu de Ramada, ten pounds.

William Arnaldi de Kadilac, eleven pounds.

Benedict de Monte Olive, fifteen pounds.

Aquelin Willelmi de Sparra, forty six pounds.

Gaillard de Landa, eleven pounds ten shillings.

Peter de Montpesaz, twelve pounds eighteen shillings.

Anexancius de Calvo Monte, eleven pounds fourteen shillings.

John de Sonevill, twelve pounds eight shillings.

William de Amuens, forty two pounds four shillings.

Amanieu Delebret, fifty seven pounds.

Sicard de Montguyon, forty shillings.

Rostand de Solio, ninety one pounds.

Simon de Friecort, seven pounds ten shillings.

William Bidal de Parariis of Bayonne, seven pounds six shillings four pence.

Peter Bertrami, eight pounds fourteen shillings.

Peter de la Roche, nine pounds.

MEMBRANE 7

Jan. 20. Westminster.

Notification that John, abbot of Briwer, has made fine with the king by 500 marks for all trespasses wherewith he was charged before Robert Passele, Geoffrey de Langele and their fellows, justices in eyre for pleas of the forest in the county of Oxford, for waste made in the king's demesne wood by the abbot and his predecessors within the forest of Wychewde, from the time of the king's first coronation until the said eyre to which the justices were appointed before Christmas, 30 Henry III: and for an assart of a rood and a half of the king's demesne wood within the same forest: and quit-claim to them of the same waste and assarts for ever. Grant also to them that they shall have the two carts journeying every day in the said forest for dead wood and branches which the abbot and his predecessors had, one of the grant of Henry, the king's grandfather, and the other of the grant of Richard, the king's uncle, journeying once a day according to the purport of the charters of those kings, until the king make provision for them otherwise in the said forest whereby they may have their estover for their hearth in lieu of the said carts.

Jan. 25. Westminster.

Appointment, during pleasure, of William de Langele as forester of Wichewud, whereof he was sometime forester in fee until deprived by judgment before the king on account of trespasses in the said forest.

Mandate to John son of Geoffrey, justiciary of Ireland, and the treasurer of Ireland to let Master Robert de Sardelawe have upon his arrival in Ireland, 40 marks for his expenses, and in every year that he be in the king's service there 60 marks for his maintenance.

Jan. 26. Westminster.

Grant that whereas R. le Bygod, earl of Norfolk, by the king's order, did homage to the king's uncle Peter de Sabaudia for the lands which he holds of the honor of Richmund, which is in the hands of the said Peter, the king will save the earl harmless, if he restore the said honor to the right heirs in process of time by a peace or by his will.

Grant, during pleasure, to Hoel son of Maddok of 10 marks a year at the exchequer of Michaelmas.

Notification that the king has made a marriage between the sister of Richard de Ros, deceased, and Geoffrey de Percy, king's yeoman, protesting that he had no wish thereby to prejudice B. archbishop of Canterbury, because the king had no right in that marriage except by grace and favour.

Jan. 27. Westminster.

Appointment of Fulk de Castro Novo to the custody of a moiety of the lands late of Walter de Rideleford in Leinster, which fall to the share of Christiana, one of the heirs of the said Walter, which custody the executors of the will of W. earl of Pembroke, have granted to the king ; and mandate to William de Cheeny to give him seisin thereof.

Mandate to the seneschal of Gascony to pay to Amalvinus de Bareys 15 marks, which the king has granted to him yearly at London, out of the rent of Bordeaux every year at Bordeaux, as it would be too grievous for him to labour to London for it every year.

Jan. 29. Westminster.

To the mayor and citizens of Bordeaux. They will remember that the king, before his retirement from those parts, made an edict in the city of Bordeaux touching the height of houses which were being made after the fashion of towers. And as he has heard that R. de Solariis built a vaulted roof (voltam) in a stone house of his, the building of which ceased through the said edict, so that it did not exceed the specified height, but the mayor and citizens caused the said vaulted roof to be destroyed, he commands them to permit him to build it again, but so that it do not exceed the height which it had when the king left.

Feb. 3. Reading.

Royal assent to the election of Roger, sacristan of Abbotesbiry, to be abbot of that house, with mandate to R. bishop of Salisbury, to do his part herein.

Presentation of Laurence de London, chaplain, to the vicarage of Byxtle, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the see of Chicester; directed to R. Passelewe, archdeacon of Lewes.

Feb. 7. Reading.

Appointment of Nicholas de Wauncy and Robert de Ferles to extend all the lands late of W. Marshal, earl of Pembroke, in England and Wales and to enquire of the number of knights' fees, held of the earl and their value, and the advowsons of churches, in conjunction with Henry de Wulavinton and William de Horsinden appointed on behalf of the heirs of the earl.

Feb. 11. Reading.

Presentation of Bonettus de Pinibus to the church of Stratton, directed to the archdeacon of Salop.

Feb. 11. Reading.

Royal assent to the election of Roger de Brideton to be abbot of Abbotesbury and writ de intendendo to the tenants of the abbey.

Mandate to William de Wigornia to give him seisin of the lands belonging to the abbey.

Royal assent to the election of William de Hoccote, monk of Peterborough, to be abbot of that house ; and writ de intendendo to the tenants of the abbey.

Mandate to Master Roger de Gosebec, guardian of that abbey, to give him seisin of the lands thereof.

Feb. 15. Reading.

Mandate to William de Cheenay and Master Gervase de Persor, keepers of the lands late of W. Marshal, earl of Pembroke, in Ireland, so long as they have that custody, to let the warden and chaplains of St. Saviour's Rendeuam, have such sustenance in money and other liberties as they used to have in the time of the earl by his gift, with all the arrears since his death.

Mandate to W. de Buelles, seneschal of Gascony, to cause to be paid next Michaelmas to Arnald Willemi de Egremundo twenty pounds of Morlaas, with the arrears thereof for last term ; and to pay the same sum from year to year.

Protection, without term, for R. bishop of Bayonne.

Assignment of the 3,000l. whereby Moses son of Hamo, Jew of Hereford, made fine with the king for having the goods late of the said Hamo, to the works of the church of Westminster; and appointment of R. archdeacon of Westminster, Edward son of Odo and R. de Siclingehal to receive the money at the terms granted to the said Moses, to wit, 50l. every Easter and Michaelmas, from Easter next, together with other money which the king will assign to the said works ; so that by view and testimony of these the money may be laid out in the said works and the king certified of the receipts and expenses.

MEMBRANE 6

Mandate to the barons of the Exchequer to cause the foregoing to be enrolled, and the said Moses to be seised of all the debts and pledges and goods which are in the king's hands for the debts of the said Hamo and for which the said Moses made the said fine, and to distrain the debtors of the said debts to pay the said Moses.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Robert Passelewe to the custody of the castle of Rokingeham.

The like of the same to the custody of the forest between the bridges of Oxford and Staunford.

Feb. 17. Winchester.

Notification to Mereduk son of Rees that the king has empowered Nicholas de Molis and R. Waleram to admit him to the king's peace and fealty, and that the king will take his homage of right and will take a good fee (mercedem) for his faithful service.

Power to the same Nicholas and R. to receive the said Mereduk to the said peace on condition that he quitclaim to the king the four commotes which he holds and which belong to the castellany of Kardigan, and the king will help him to acquire six commotes, to wit, the four commotes which Mailgun holds beyond the pass of Aron, in exchange for the said four commotes, and the two commotes whereof Mailgun disinherited him, and he shall have one and the king the other.

Power to the same to receive the said Mereduk and Maud de Brausa and her children to the king's peace and fealty.

Grant for life to John de Geres of the manor of Great Paunton, late of Thomas de Augno, a Norman, to maintain him in the king's service.

Feb. 23. Winchester.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Geoffrey son of Warin to the custody of the forests in the counties of Stafford, Salop and Worcester; and mandate to all foresters and verderers of the forest, to be intendant unto him as the king's steward thereof.

Collation to Guy de Palude of the prebend late of Richard de Maupudre, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the see of Chichester ; with mandate in pursuance to the dean of Chichester.

Mandate to Stephen de Sabaudia that unless the dean and chapter of Chichester assign to the said Guy the prebend and the houses late of the said Richard, he is to do so, whether the houses were annexed to the said prebend or not, as the bishop of Chichester would have assigned them, if there had been one, and he had possession of the bishopric.

Feb. 24. Winchester.

Grant, during pleasure, to the prior and monks of Shireburn that they may take once a week two cartloads of deadwood for their hearth in the forest of Pembere, so that they take no green wood.

Mandate to Henry de Farle, steward of that forest, to permit this.

Feb. 27. Winchester.

Protection, for ten years, for Ralph de Duniun.

Protection for Richard de Radinges, going to Wales on the king's service, so long as he be on that service.

The king appeals to the pope against Master R. de Weseham, the bishop, holding an ordination at Stafford, as the church of St. Mary, Stafford, is one of the king's special chapels exempt from the jurisdiction of ordinaries.

Royal assent to the election of Richard le Yreis as mayor of Winchester; with mandate to the good men thereof to be intendant to him.

March 4. Marlborough.

Exemption, until Michaelmas, of Richard de Sundresle, from suits of counties and hundreds ; with mandate in pursuance to the sheriff of Gloucester.

March 10. Marlborough.

The prior and convent of Malmesbiry have licence to elect, by Geoffrey the sacristan and Ralph de Cyrencestre, monks of that house.

March 12. Reading.

Presentation of William de Whathamsted to the church of Lilleshull, directed to the bishop of Lincoln.

The like of William de Cancia to the church of Burghers, in the king's gift by reason of the lands late of the countess of Eu in the county of Sussex, being in his hands; directed to Master H. de Mortuo Mari, official of B. archbishop of Canterbury.

March 14. Windsor.

Pardon to John de Hulmo of his flight for the death of Jordan de Sankaya and of his outlawry for the same ; on condition that he make peace with the friends of the slain and stand his trial if anyone will proceed against him.

Presentation of John de Exonia to the church of Brideford, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the lands and heir of Reginald de Valle Torta; directed to the bishop of Exeter.

March 15. Windsor.

Grant to Matthew Bezill of the marriage of Constance de Ponte Arche and of the fine she should make with the king to marry whom she will, if she will not admit Matthew for a husband.

Protection for Thomas Gresle, gone to Santiago, until his return.

Grant to Richard de Clifford of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of the land and heirs of John de Deresleg, with the marriage of the heirs, with any escheats that could fall to the king if he retained the custody on his hands, and whatever right the king had in the marriage of Sibyl late the wife of the said John if she wish to marry again.

Mandate to the sheriff of Gloucester to give him seisin of the lands whereof the said John died seised on the day of his death, except the dower of the said wife.

Bond to Laurence Pacy of Kermerdin in 40 marks, which at the instance of the king he has lent to Nicholas de Molis.

March 19. Westminster.

Presentation of Richard son of Enger[rand] to the church of Tatham, directed to the archdeacon of Richmond.

March 25. Westminster.

Royal assent to the election of Geoffrey, sacristan of Malmesbiry, to be abbot of that house; with mandate to R. bishop of Salisbury to do his part herein.

Safe-conduct, until Midsummer next, for Drogo de Merloco, lord de Lotis, going with 60 horses through Gascony.

Confirmation of a lease for fourteen years from the feast of St. Mark, 30 Henry III, by Philip de Columbariis to John de Gyzors, citizen of London, or his assignee, of the manor of Posling and the park, held in chief.

Writ de intendendo to the tenants of the bishopric of Coventry and Lichfield in favour of Master Roger de Weseham, sometime dean of Lincoln, preferred by the pope to be bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, the king having at the instance of the pope made restitution of the temporalities of the bishopric to him, notwithstanding that his preferment was to the prejudice of the king's dignity.

Mandate to Master S. de Wauton, guardian of the bishopric, to give him seisin of the castles, manors and other things belonging to the bishopric.

Appointment, during pleasure, for William Giffard to the custody of the castle of Hadleg.

Licence for Walter de Baskervill to impark his wood of Cumb.

Appointment, during pleasure, of John son of Geoffrey, justiciary of Ireland, to the custody of the castle of Trum; with mandate to Walter de Godarvill to deliver the castle to him.

March 25. Westminster.

Bond to W. de Eboraco, provost of Beverley, R. Passelewe, archdeacon of Lewes, J. Maunsel, chancellor of St. Paul's London, and W. de Haverhull, the treasurer, sureties for the king for the payment at Michaelmas next of a loan of 1,000l. made to the king by Boncumpanium Gwydeb (sic), James Bonencuntre, Ric'o Deugard, Gerard Richebaud, Frederic Oylandi (sic), Claremund Lutereng and Bramezun Bonencuntre, citizens and merchants of Siena and Florence, to save them harmless with respect to any losses they may incur thereby.

Protection with clause rolumus for Master Robert de Shardelawe, gone to Ireland in the king's service, until his return.

March 23. Westminster.

Grant to Paulinus Peyvre of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of all the lands late of Ralph de Sancto Amando, both in Ireland and England, with the custody and marriage of the heirs and all appurtenances and escheats falling in.

March 28. Westminster.

Grant to Master Nicholas de Sancto Albano of 10l. a year at the Exchequer, until the king provide him with a competent ecclesiastical benefice.

MEMBRANE 5.

1246. March 30. Westminster.

Presentation of James de Kewurth to the church of Kingescler, directed to W. bishop of Winchester.

Royal assent to the election af Geoffrey, sacristan of Malmesbiry, to be abbot of that house; and writ de intendendo to the tenants of the abbey.

Mandate to H. de Malo Lacu and W. de Axemuth to give him seisin of the said abbey and all the lands belonging to it.

April 3. Westminster.

Acknowledgment of the receipt from Richard de Munfichet of the castles of Hertford and Colecestre on Tuesday, 3 April, 30 Henry III; and discharge of him from the custody thereof.

April 6. Westminster.

Royal assent to the election of Baldwin, cellarer of Tyfford, to be prior of that house, which assent belongs to the king by reason of his custody of the land and heir of W. earl of Warenne ; with mandate to the bishop of Norwich to do his part herein.

Acquittance to Imbert Pugeis in respect to the castle of Hadleg, which the king had committed to his custody and he has surrendered to the king.

April 11. Merton.

Grant to Robert le Norreis of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of the land and heirs of Robert de Sancto Georgio, with the marriage of the heirs, and of whatever belongs to the king of the marriage of Pernell late the wife of Robert, if she will marry again.

Protection with clause volumus for Adam de Cocfeud, who has gone to Ireland with John son of Geoffrey on the king's service, so long as he be there.

April 12. Merton.

Pardon to John le Vadlet, who abjured the realm for the death of Martin Malherbe, of the king's suit for the said death, on the usual condition.

Prohibition of a tournament to be held at Gudeford on Monday after the octave of the Close of Easter; and the abbot of Waverle and the prior of Newerk are sent to make the prohibition.

April 16. Merton.

Presentation of Nicholas Talebot to the church of Hyntesham ; directed to the bishop of Norwich.

April 20. Windsor.

Grant to R. earl of Cornwall, that when he dies the king will betake himself for any debts to his heirs and will let his executors have free administration of all his goods.

Grant to Geoffrey de Wuleward, whom the king is sending on his service to Ireland, that after he has stayed there a year or two, he shall not stay there any longer but may freely return.

Mandate to J. son of Geoffrey, justiciary of Ireland, to provide for the said Geoffrey in an ecclesiastical benefice of the value of 100 marks a year, or two of that value, when opportunity offer.

Grant to the said Geoffrey of 60 marks a year at the Exchequer of Dublin so long as he be on the king's service in Ireland, and afterwards at the Exchequer in England, until the king provide for him in an ecclesiastical benefice to the amount of 100 marks.

Mandate in pursuance to the said justiciary and G. bishop of Ossory, treasurer of Ireland.

Mandate to the said justiciary that so soon as he arrive in Ireland and Robert Luterel deliver to him the king's seal in Ireland, as the king has commanded, he shall commit it on the king's behalf to the said Geoffrey to bear and to keep the office of the king's chancery there during pleasure.

Mandate to the said Robert to deliver that seal to the justiciary for him to commit it to the said Geoffrey accordingly.

Signification to Beatrice de Basingeham that, if she will receive Matthew Bezill as a husband, the king will release her from her oath not to marry without his licence.

Acquittance to Gilbert de Segrave for the castle of Sauvey, which he has delivered by order of the king to William Trussel, sheriff of Leicester.

Presentation of Henry de Wingeham to the church of Helham, void by the death of the rector, who died lately beyond seas ; directed to H. de Mortuo Mari, official of B. archbishop of Canterbury.

April 20. Windsor.

Pardon to Geoffrey son of Jordan de Molendino of his flight for a trespass in the park of Cruindon and for the death of John Marpaud, who was killed in that park, and of his outlawry for the same ; on the usual condition.

Safe-conduct until Midsummer for the bishops of Bangor and St. Asaph and their men, returning to Wales.

Mandate to the treasurer and chamberlains of the Exchequer, Dublin, to deliver to Richard de la Rokele, when he arrive in Ireland with J. son of Geoffrey, the justiciary, 20 marks to buy a horse, of the king's gift.

April 22. Windsor.

The like to them to acquit the passage of the justiciary when he comes to Ireland.

April 22. Windsor.

Grant to God and St. Edward and the church of Westminster for the fabric of the said church, of 2,591l. wherein the king is bound to Licor[icia] late the wife of David de Oxonia, Jew, and the king wills that this money be paid at the New Exchequer which he has established for this at Westminster to the archdeacon of Westminster and Edward de Westmonasterio, whom he has appointed treasurers of the said Exchequer, at the terms contained in the roll of fines, until it be fully paid.

The said treasurers have like letters for the following sums which the persons named will pay to the same works at terms stated therein :—

Peter Chaceporc, 60l.

Paulinus Peyver, 1,000 marks.

Robert de Mucegroz, 300 marks.

Richard de Clifford, 60 marks.

Mandate to the barons of the exchequer that, so often as it be necessary to take distraint for the said money, they do so as they would for the king's debts, so that the work of the church be not retarded by their default.

Grant to Henry de Langele of the prebend late of Osbert de Maidenestan, king's chaplain, in the king's church of Bruges ; with mandate to the constable of Bruges to induct him.

Inasmuch as Peter de Geneve and John son of Geoffrey have constituted themselves pledges of Fulk de Castro Novo towards Jordan Johannis, merchant, for the delivery to him of 20 sacks of wool this year in Ireland, the justiciary is commanded that, unless the said Fulk satisfy the said merchant at the terms stated between them, he shall cause [the value of] the said sacks to be levied on the goods of the said Fulk in Ireland.

April 23. Windsor.

Grant to Peter de Sabaudia, who is bound to earl Richard, the king's brother, in a sum of money, that in case of his death before paying the loan, the earl shall receive the issues of his lands in England until he be fully paid, saving to the king 100 marks a year until 1,000 marks which Peter owes to the king are paid.

Notification to all persons of Penbrokeshire of the king's will that the seal of Robert Waleraund, to whom the king has committed the custody of the lands late of W. earl Marshal shall run in those parts for the shewing and doing of justice so long as the said lands be in the king's custody, in the same manner as the earl's seal used to run.

Appointment, during pleasure, of William de Aer to the custody of the castle of Carlisle ; and for his custody the king wills that he have the demesne belonging to the castle and one tun of wine yearly, the price whereof shall be allowed to him at the Exchequer.

April 25. Windsor.

Grant to the nuns of Bromhale and their successors of that messuage in Windesore which Ellen late the wife of Eustace de Windesore once held, lying between the messuage of Henry de Poleburn and that of Geoffrey le Tailur, rendering to the farm of the town of Windesore 2d. a year for all service, custom and demand.

Mandate to the bailiffs of Windesore to give them seisin.

MEMBRANE 4.

April 25. Windsor.

Grant to Master Henry Luvel, the queen's cook, of a messuage and 10 acres of land in Boven[eye] which Robert Porket, a Norman, held, and which came to the king's hands as an escheat of the lands of Normans, to hold until the king restore it to the right heirs by a peace or by his will, rendering for the whole other lands which the same Henry held before in that town of the fee of the same Robert 20s. a year, which he and his heirs were bound to render to Robert and his heirs before it fell to the king as an escheat, for all service and demand.

Mandate to the sheriff of Buckingham to give him seisin thereof.

Mandate to J. son of Geoffrey, justiciary of Ireland, to let Peter de Geneve and Maud de Lascy, his wife, one of the heirs of Walter de Lascy, have a third part of 50 marks a year from the time when he married Maud until the king assign 50 marks a year in lands to the said heirs, as he granted to the said Walter and his heirs in lieu of the lands and castles of Drogheda which he had of the said Walter.

Licence for Nicholas de Molis to let at farm the manor of Kersewell with the town of Depeford, member of the said manor, co. Devon, and the manor of Welpop (sic), co. Southampton, which he holds of the king, for five years whatever happen to the said Nicholas, to acquit his debts which he made in his service to the king beyond seas.

April 27. Windsor.

Remission to Mereduk ab Res of the king's indignation against him for adhering to David son of Llewelin in the last war with the Welsh; on condition that he remain henceforth in the king's fealty and service.

May 4. Westminster.

Grant to Clarius and Fulingus, merchants of Florence, who have lent Peter de Geneve 200l., that if he do not pay at the appointed terms, or if he die, the king will cause the same to be paid out of the issues of his own lands and of the lands which he has in his custody.

Mandate to the justiciary and treasurer of Ireland to let the said Peter have 50 marks out of the issues of the king's lands in Ireland, in compensation for two destriers which he lost in the king's service at Kannok.

May 6. Westminster.

Safe-conduct, for one year from Whitsunday next, for John de Sancto Govesio, merchant of Genoa, coming to England with merchandise.

Licence for William de Lancastre to make his will of such goods as it is the custom of the realm to make a will of.

May 8. Westminster.

Bond to Randolf Ern[aldi], William Artus and Amanieu Bonafus, merchants of Bordeaux, in 500 marks, which Aaron Jew of York, borrowed from them to the king's use by the hand of John Maunsel, payable to the merchants on the octave of Holy Trinity next unless Aaron pay them before; and if they sustain any losses by default of payment at that date the king is bound to make good such loss if Aaron do not.

[Cancelled].

May 8. Croydon (Crueden)

Power to John de Grey, justice of Chester, to conduct to the king the envoys of Griffin son of Owen, Llewelin his brother and other Welshmen, or their envoys, if any will come to treat of peace, until a week after Midsummer next.

May 12. Canterbury.

Licence for Simon de Campis, merchant of Duay, to trade in the realm; so that no prise be made of his cloths in the coming fair of Boston and for three years following.

Grant to Robert de Mucegros of the wardship, during the minority of the heir, of the land and heirs of Geoffrey Esturmi, with the marriage of the heirs and all escheats falling in.

May 14. Dover.

The prioress and convent of St. Edward's, Shaftesbury, have licence to elect, by Wimark[a] Cusin and Emma de Portibus, sisters of that house.

May 16. Canterbury.

Presentation of Master Walter de Lench to the church of Gretham, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heir of Roger Bertram ; directed to the bishop of Durham.

Appointment of the sheriff of Kent and Henry de Wingeham to enquire by oath of good men what customs and rights of the king have been withdrawn in the town of Sandwich, from what time, by whom and who holds them.

May 20. Rochester.

Grant to the infirm of the hospital of Rochester of a livery of 1d. a day and 10s. a year for cloths, which livery Alfere the Hawker (accipiturius) used to have at Middelton, receivable by the hands of the sheriff of Kent from his farm at the same four terms as Alfere used to receive it, as a charter of Henry I, which the said infirm have thereof, testifies.

May 22. Westminster.

Pardon to Nicholas de Frakeham for the death of William son of Reginald de Mepeham, as it appears by inquisition that he killed him by misadventure ; granted on condition that he stand his trial, if any of the relatives of the said William will proceed against him.

Mandate to the sheriff of Kent to deliver him out of the king's prison.

May 23. Westminster.

Grant to Roger de Whitcestre of 10l. a year at the Exchequer, so long as he keep the rolls and writs at the Bench, London, to maintain him in the king's service.

May 29. Windsor.

Protection, until Michaelmas next, for the abbot of Bexleg, who has gone by the king's licence to Wales to visit the monasteries of his order there, and will go thence to the general chapter of the Cistercian order.

May 30. Windsor.

Grant to Sibyl late the wife of Hugh Giffard of the wardship during the minority of the heirs, of the lands and heirs of Roger de Baskerville, Robert le Archer and Adam de Bessyn, with the marriage of the heirs.

Protection without term for her.

Mandate to Robert Passelewe, Geoffrey de Langele and their fellows, justices, appointed for pleas of the forest, that in all counties in which they have held pleas of the forest as the king enjoined upon them, they shall plead and determine by inquisition or otherwise pleas of trespasses of parks, warrens and stews in the forest or without, to whomsoever they belong, and pleas of trespasses of the king's forbidden rivers (ripariarum).

June 1. Windsor.

Bond to R. earl of Cornwall, the king's brother, in 500 marks payable at Michaelmas next, for 500 marks lent to the king for the munition of the castles of Gannok and Dissard; and in 250 marks payable at the same term, out of the 500 marks which the earl receives yearly at the Exchequer until the king provide him with land which he is bound to provide.

June 4. Windsor.

Acquittance to Emery de Cancellis for the castle of Hereford, which he has surrendered to the king.

The like to William de Lancastre for the castle of Lancastre, which he is commanded to deliver to Matthew de Redeman, to whose keeping the king has committed it.

The dean and chapter of Armagh have licence to elect by Reginald and Thomas, their fellow canons.

MEMBRANE 3.

June 5. Windsor.

Grant to Peter Chaceporc, keeper of the wardrobe, whom the king is sending as his envoy to the king of Aragon, that if he die on that journey, his heirs and the executors of his will shall be quit of all accounts and reckonings for the time that he was keeper of the wardrobe, and that if he return, he shall be absolved from rendering account for the time that he was the king's envoy.

Grant to Guy de Rocheford, whom the king is sending as envoy to the king of Aragon, that if he die on that journey, the executors of his will shall hold for a year the whole land which the king assigned to him out of the lands late of the earl of Devon, for the payment of his debts.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Walerand Teutonicus to the keeping of the castle of Godric; with mandate to Emery de Cancellis to deliver the castle to him.

Mandate to the said Walerand to receive it.

June 6. Reading.

The like of Robert Waleraund to the keeping of the castle of Gloucester; with mandate to Peter de Staunford, who surrendered the castle to the king on behalf of his lord at Windesore to deliver it to him.

June 6. Reading.

Pardon to John de Gratton, who fled for the death of Thomas Bacun, of the king's suit for the said death, on condition that he make peace with the relations and friends of the said Thomas, and stand his trial if anyone will proceed against him.

June 3. Reading.

To Amadeus son of the count of La Marche. Although the pope by his letters ordered that provision should be made for him of 100 marks of rent in England, inasmuch as such provisions are hated in the realm and displeasing to great and small, the king cannot suffer that by authority of the said letters he shall be provided for, lest by pretext of such provision there should be received (resuscitetur) the clamor and tumult of the whole people of the realm. But as the king prefers that he shall be enriched by benefices in the king's gift rather than by those of others, as soon as opportunity occur, the king will provide for him, with God's help, in 100 marks of rent, and he may rest in certain hope of this.

Mandate to Clarus, merchant of Florence, to deliver those 500 marks which the king owes of a prest of earl Richard, to William de Axemuth, to do the king's orders.

June 17. Beaulieu.

Protection for Guy de Rupe Forti, gone on the king's service beyond seas, until his return.

[June 17.] Beaulieu.

Signification to the bishop of Exeter that the king has granted to William Passelewe, king's clerk, the church of Merton, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heir of Henry de Merton.

June 22. Clarendon.

The nuns of Chester have licence to elect, by Agnes de Orreby and Alice de Blauncvill.

Power to John de Grey, justice of Chester, to give the royal assent this time to the person elected, to save the nuns labour and expense.

June 22. Clarendon.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Godfrey de Lyston to the keeping of the forest of Windlesor, in all counties.

Mandate to Bernard de Sabaudia to deliver to him the keeping thereof.

June 23. Clarendon.

Appointment of Henry de Wyngham, king's clerk, together with one knight of each county, to keep the king's escheats between the Humbre and the Trente, and to enquire of escheats belonging to the king, also of serjeanties in every county, who hold them and whether anything has been alienated of them without the king's assent, and by whom, and into whose hands they have come, and their yearly value; likewise of serjeanties alienated and taken into the king's hands because of having been alienated, the tenants and issues thereof, all particulars of serjeanties alienated. And all bailiffs are to be aiding to him herein, and to provide juries.

Mandate to Richard de Pertenhale of the county of Bedford, that after making oath before the said Henry and the sheriff of Bedford, he be intendant to the said Henry in the form committed to the said Henry, with one knight in each county.

Afterwards Richard de Wildebof.

[The like to the following in the following counties:—]

Southampton Hamo de Basinges.
Kent Alvred de Dene.
Sussex Thomas de Punninges.
Surrey Robert de Miccleham.
Middlesex Henry Dayrel, Afterwards Roger de Dona.
Essex Simon de Staunford.
Hertford Simon de Furnellis.
Cambridge William son of Henry de Bokeswuorth.
Berks William de Englechefeld.
Devon William de la Pomeray.
Huntedon Walter de Wassingelee.
Buckingham Thomas Maunsel.
Suffolk Geoffrey de Badelee.
Norfolk William Rusteng.
Lincoln John son of Hugh Kecsteven.
Lindsey Robert son of William de Wyleby.
Northampton Peter de Goldinton.
Wilts Alexander Cheverel.
Somerset John de Alra [substituted for Benedict de Bere— cancelled].
Oxford Guy son of Robert.
Leicester William Burdet.
Warwick Robert le Megre. Afterwards Ralph de Bracebrug.
Stafford Robert de Grendon.
Salop William Hunaud.
Worcester Roger le Poher.
Gloucester Stephen de Harnhull.
Hereford Hugh de Croftes.
Dorset Roger de Cotele.
Rutland Alan Basset. Afterwards Henry de Bovill.

June 25. Clarendon.

Presentation of Aymer de Marchia to the church of Tyssebiry, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the abbey of Shaftesbiry, directed to the bishop of Salisbury.

The nuns of Usk have licence to elect, by Robert, clerk of the bishop of Llandaff.

June 28. Clarendon.

Mandate to Robert de Creppinges to let Roger son and heir of Roger Bertram have seisin of his castle of Mitford, as the king has restored to him all the lands and tenements which the said Roger held of the king in chief.

Grant to Maud, abbess of Tarente, that the sheriff of Dorset shall for ever cause to be found two wax lights (cereos) burning day and night in the abbey, one before the Host, and the other where the body of Joan, sometime queen of Scotland, the king's sister, is buried.

July 3. Clarendon.

Protection for John de la Rokele, gone to Ireland on the king's service, so long as he stay there.

Mandate to Henry de Wingeham to receive the castle of Stokecurcy, which Henry de la Mer, who was John de Neville's constable thereof, delivered to the king at Clarendon, and to keep it until further order.

July 6. Wherwell.

Grant to Robert Waleraund of the wardship, during the minority of the heirs, of the land and heirs of Ralph de Hylecote, to buy a horse with and to make his profit of.

Mandate to the said R. to receive that wardship to do this.

July 20. Oxford.

Licence, during pleasure for the abbot and convent of Furness to buy in Ireland corn and other victuals necessary for their horse, and to bring the same to their house without impediment of the justiciary of Ireland or other bailiffs of the king; and the king wills that they enjoy this liberty, and receives them and their goods into his special protection.

July 22. Oxford.

Grant that a precedent shall not arise to the prejudice of the church of Salisbury by reason of his grant to R. bishop of that place, if Agnes de la Ferere be elected to be abbess of Shaftesbiry, because of the suspicion which the king had of her that she was sprung from the race of a traitor, to wit, that a king's clerk should take part in the examination of her election and of her person when elected.

MEMBRANE 2.

July 21. Oxford.

The king has taken the homage of all the heirs of Walter Marshal, earl of Pembroke, for all the lands which he held in chief and which fall to those heirs by inheritance, and it is commanded to Walerand Teutonicus to let the said heirs have seisin of all the said lands in Netherwent, of the castles of Striguyl, Usk, Castle Goodrich and Carliun, which were in his custody.

The like is written to Robert Waleraund touching the earl's lands in Penbrokshire, and the castles of Penbrok, Haverford, Seint Cler and Kylgarran.

Bond to provide for Master Geoffrey de Feringes in an ecclesiastical benefice of 50 or 60 marks; and power to W. de Eboraco, provost of Beverley, and John Mansell, chancellor of St. Paul's, London, to make that provision in the king's name, as soon as opportunity occur.

Request to John de Gyzors, mayor of London, to cause to be delivered to Richard le Rus 200 marks, which he promised as a loan to the king by John Maunsel to pay the liveries of the king's Serjeants, as a prest to the king until the quinzaine of Michaelmas.

July 21. Oxford.

Grant to Robert de Creppinges and his assigns of the wardship, during the minority of the heirs, of the land and heirs of Robert de Chauncy, with the marriage of the heirs and all escheats that could fall in if the king kept the said wardship in his own hands.

July 28. Marlborough.

Pardon to William Kyng' of his outlawry for the death of Ralph de la Grave, as it appears by inquisition that he killed him by misadventure in self-defence, the said Ralph running upon a lance which William held in his hand; on condition that he make peace with the relations of the deceased and stand his trial if anyone will proceed against him.

Aug. 1. Marlborough.

Presentation of Humbert de Ascitiis to the church of Ribecestre, void by the resignation of Guy de Russilun and in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heir of J. sometime earl of Lincoln ; directed to J. le Romayn, archdeacon of Richmond.

Protection, without term, for the master and brethren of the house of St. Edward on the bridge of Berewik.

The prior and canons of Carlisle have licence to elect, by G. and W. their fellow canons.

Bond to the executors of the will of S. sometime archdeacon of Wilts, for the payment three weeks after Michaelmas of 23l. 4s. 3d. for the stock and utensils late of the archdeacon at Tissibiry, retained to the use of Aymer the king's brother and clerk, now parson of Tissebiry.

Aug. 4. Marlborough.

Mandate to J. son of Geoffrey, justiciary of Ireland, and G. bishop of Ossory, treasurer of Ireland, to deliver to the messenger of the abbot of Re of the Cistercian order, bearing the letters of the king and of the abbot, 60 marks for the satisfaction of losses sustained by the abbey through the king's people in the capture of the island when the king last passed through it in going to Gascony.

Aug. 6. Marlborough.

Request to the barons, knights free tenants, and the whole commonalty of the county of Chester, although they assert that they are not bound to conduct victuals to Wales for the munition of the king's castles, and never did so in the time of Earl Randolf and his predecessors, of their grace to do so this time with J. de Grey, justice of Chester, and this shall not prejudice them as a precedent against the charters of the said earls.

Aug. 8. Marlborough.

Grant to the brethren of the infirm of St. Thomas, Merleberg, and their successors of 50s. a year at Michaelmas out of the issues of that manor by the hands of the bailiff of Merleberg, for the maintenance of a chaplain celebrating divine service for the soul of Isabel, sometime queen of England, the king's mother.

A writ is directed to the barons of the Exchequer to allow the 50s. to the said bailiff.

Aug. 12. Marlborough.

Ratification of an assignment by Fulk de Castro Novo to Adam de Basinges, citizen of London, of 160 marks which the king granted to Fulk to be received within two years by the hands of the bailiffs of Staunford.

The dean and chapter of Lismore have licence to elect, by Christian de Chaumery, canon of that church.

Aug. 13. Stanford [in the Vale].

Pardon to Adam le Pur, of his outlawry for non-appearance when appealed in the county of Wilts by Reginald le Rus of Henton, co. Wilts, of breach of the peace, as it appears by inquisition that he was going to appear when he was frightened by someone saying that if he did so he would be hanged or imprisoned at the least.

Aug 18. Woodstock.

Exemption for life of A. countess of Penbrok and Leicester, the king's sister, from the payment of 30l. a year, which she used to pay at the Exchequer for the fee farm of the manor of Wexcumb, which she holds in dower of the lands of W. Marshal, sometime her husband.

Mandate to the barons of the Exchequer not to cause her to be distrained for that farm henceforward.

Protection, until Michaelmas, for David son of Gervase [ap Jorwerth] and his fellows, bringing the stock of Isabel late the wife of David son of Llewelin from Wales to the land of the earl of Gloucester.

Aug. 20. Woodstock.

Safe-conduct, until the morrow of Midsummer, for the envoys of Owen son of Griffin and Llewelin his brother, coming to the king.

The king has taken the homage of Res son of Res Wachan, and as he, his brothers and men are in the king's fealty, it is commanded to all to let them go where they will.

Aug. 21. Woodstock.

Royal assent to the election of Thomas, dean of Achonry (Archard'na), to be bishop of Elphin ; with mandate to M. archbishop of Tuam to do his part herein.

Although the dean and chapter of Elphin made this election without obtaining the king's licence, yet because of the danger that would threaten that church, the king has thought fit to grant his assent to the election, on condition that his grace do not prejudice him or give them the prerogative of electing without the king's licence.

Aug. 23. Woodstock.

Grant to Beatrice, countess of Provence, the king's mother, as regards the 400l. formerly granted to her to be received from the lands late of John de Veteri Ponte for six years from Easter, 28 Henry III, that she shall receive the same every year until the majority of the son and heir of the said John.

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

Mandate to the prior and convent of Carlisle to be intendant to the countess for the 400l. of the farm of the said lands.

Mandate to all sheriffs on this side the Humber and Trent not to intermeddle in any wards, or escheats falling to the king in their counties, but to permit Henry de Wingeham and his co-escheators to administer the same.

Aug. 23. Woodstock.

Grant to Master Robert Anketil of 40 marks a year at the Exchequer, until the king provide for him more fully in an ecclesiastical benefice, according to the king's letters patent of provision which he has.

And he has a writ of liberate thereof.

Aug. 28. Woodstock.

Bond to Halengret the Balister, king's serjeant, in 400l. payable on the octave of Michaelmas next, for a prest which he made to the king.

Grant to William Bataille, the king's clerk of the chapel, of the prebend in the chapel of St. Juliana late of Adam Dubleteste, deceased; with mandate to the sheriff of Salop to give him possession thereof.

Aug. 30. Woodstock.

Power, until Michaelmas, to Nicholas de Molis to conduct Maylgon son of Mailgon to the king.

Mandate to Griffin son of Wenunwun not to allow any harm to come to the said Maylgon or his men in his land, and if the said Maylgon, in coming or going to the king, wishes his wife and domestic household to be received in his land to allow no harm to come to them ; and on the return of the said Maylgon, even though he should not have peace from the king, to permit him, his wife and household to leave his land and go where he will.

Licence for John Maunsell to give or sell to whom he will the wardship during the minority of the heirs, of the land late of John le Poer in Ireland, with the wardship and marriage of the heirs.

Mandate to John son of Geoffrey, justiciary of Ireland, and the treasurer of Ireland, to collect all the money they can, with what they now have, and send it as soon as they can to Chester.

Mandate to the same to let William Fraunc have out of the king's treasure in Ireland 100 marks for 57 tuns of wine which Henry de Trublevill, sometime seneschal of Gascony, took from him for the munition of the king's castle in the isle of Oleron, when he had finished it.

Aug. 28. Woodstock.

Appointment, during pleasure, of John de Grey, justice of Chester, to the keeping of the castle of Dissard; with mandate to Philip le Bret, constable of that castle, to deliver it to him with its whole equipment (warnestura).

Aug. 29. Woodstock.

Mandate to William de Boeles, seneschal of Gascony, in pursuance of a papal indult to the king that no one shall be made canon in the church of St. Andrew, Bordeaux, unless he be of the king's land and fealty, lest danger should threaten the king or his land of Gascony by any clerk of an alien land made canon of the same church, not to suffer any such clerk to be made canon.

The like to the mayor, jurats and commune of Bordeaux.

Licence for Fulk de Mungumery to give the whole or part of the land, which the king gave him by charter, to Fulk son of his daughter, and his heirs for ever; and grant that, when he has done this, although the said Fulk his grandson (nepos) be under age, the king will not lay his hand upon the custody of the said land or the marriage of the said Fulk, but that he may dispose thereof at his will.

Aug. 27. Woodstock.

Whereas Mereduk son of Owen dowered his wife Ellen at the church door when he married her, with Gwonhonith, the king ratifies the assignment of that dower.

Aug. 29. Woodstock.

Power to John de Grey, justice [of Chester], to ordain touching the state of the castle of Gannoc; and mandate to Walkelin de Ardern, constable thereof, and the whole garrison (garnesture) to be intendant to him.

Aug. 28. Woodstock.

Grant to John de Curtenay and his assigns of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of the land and heirs of John de Nevill, with the marriage of the heirs and whatever escheats which would fall in to the king on account of the custody if he had retained the same ; saving only this that Hawise late the wife of the said John may not marry without the king's licence.

MEMBRANE 1.

Mandate to the abbot of Holy Cross, Bordeaux, Peter de Burdegala, Rostand de Solariis and Peter Kaillou to audit the account of William de Boeles, seneschal of Gascony, of the prérotés and customs of the cities of Bordeaux and Bayonne, before Walter de Arundell, whom the king has newly appointed keeper of the said précotés and customs; with mandate to the said seneschal to render account thereof for the time in which he has been seneschal of Gascony, and to admit the said Walter to the said custody.

Grant to Master Laurence de Sancto Martino or his assigns of the wardship, during the minority of the heirs, of the land and heirs of Hugh de Clahull in Ireland with the marriage of the heirs, and whatever might fall to the king if he kept the wardship in his hands.

Mandate to the justiciary of Ireland to give the messenger of the said Laurence seisin thereof with the issues of the said land since it came into the king's hands, notwithstanding that one or both of the daughters and heirs of the said Hugh have been given in marriage, as is said.

Sept. 1. Woodstock.

Notification that William Hardel and Peter de Wakering have heard by order of the king from Sibyl late the wife of Hugh Giffard the account of the said Hugh from Easter, 25 Henry III, to Easter following of all the receipts and expenses in the custody of Edward the king's son and the other children of the king ; so that the said Sibyl and the heirs of the said Hugh are quit of the said account.

Sept. 8. Woodstock.

Royal assent, in the name of Peter de Geneve, who has the custody of the land late of William de Albiniaco, patron of the priory of Offinton, to the election of Walter de Crek, one of the canons, to be prior of that house ; with mandate to the bishop of Lincoln to do his part herein.

Mandate to the said Peter's bailiff of Bouver, after the confirmation of the said Walter, to give him seisin of the lands belonging to the said priory, and to restore to him any goods of the priory which he may have taken.

Mandate to William de Cheenay to deliver the whole land and castles of Leinster, which he has in custody, to John son of Geoffrey, justiciary of Ireland, to keep during pleasure, and to return quickly to England.

Mandate to the justiciary to receive the said land and castles, and keep them until further order.

Mandate to the justiciary and the treasurer of Ireland to collect all the money they can and send it to the king in England by the said William under safe-custody.

Protection without term, for Mabel Bacun, sister of Master Robert Bacun, who dwells within the metes of the forest of Savernak.

Sept. 9. Woodstock.

Inasmuch as for the common utility of the land of Ireland and the unity of the king's lands, the king wills, and by his common council it is provided that all laws and customs which are kept in the realm of England be kept in Ireland, and that the said land be subject to the said laws and be ruled by them, as King John, when he was last in Ireland, appointed and commanded to be done ; as also the king wills that all writs of common right which run in England shall likewise run in Ireland under the king's new seal, it is commanded to archbishops and others that for the peace and tranquillity of that land they permit them to be ruled and led by the same laws and that they follow the said laws in all things.

Sept. 10. Woodstock.

Grant, for life, to Jacob brother of Elias le Evesk, Jew of London, for his service to the king and queen in sitting at the Exchequer of the Jews, of the houses late of Joceus de Colecestre, Jew of Lincoln, in Oxford, which came to the king's hands as escheats, at a rent to the Converts of London of 10s.

Mandate to the sheriff of Oxford to give him seisin thereof.

Sept. 12. Brill.

The prior and convent of Carlisle, inasmuch as S. de Everdon, archdeacon of Chester, would not assent to the election made by them as it seemed to him to be vicious, have licence to elect again by the said prior and Alexander and Randolf, his fellow-canons.

Sept. 13. Missenden.

Presentation of Master Laurence de Sancto Martino to the church of Lampeternmaur, in the king's gift by reason of his conquest of the lands of Mailgun son of Mailgun in South Wales, directed to the bishop of St. Davids.

Sept. 20. Windsor.

Pardon to Adam de Cleipol, clerk, of his abjuration of the realm for a wound which he gave to Henry Bracebrugg, as it appears by inquisition that the said Henry has recovered ; on condition that he make his peace with the said Henry and stand his trial if anyone will proceed against him.

Sept. 26. Windsor.

Presentation of Henry de Cantuaria, chaplain, to the church of Hoton in the Forest, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the bishopric of Carlisle; directed to the archdeacon of Carlisle.

Mandate to J. son of Geoffrey, justiciary of Ireland, and the treasurer of Ireland, to pay to Richard de la Rokele at Michaelmas next, his yearly fee of 20l. which he used to receive at the Exchequer in England at that term by writ of liberate.

Sept. 27. Windsor.

Exemption, for life, of Master Elias, cook of the king's children, from suits of counties and hundreds, and from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions.

Exemption, for life, of Sibyl Giffard from suits of counties and hundreds.

Oct. 2. Windsor.

Mandate to W. Teutonicus, to whom the king committed during pleasure the castles of Wigemore, Keventhles and Cnuclays, and which were delivered to him by Paulinus Peyvre, to deliver the same to Richard de Dovor, to whom the king has committed them during pleasure.

Oct. 11. Westminster.

Pardon to Roger de Beling, clerk, of his outlawry for the death of Alan de Pleyford, on the usual condition.

[Oct.] 17. Westminster.

To R. bishop of Salisbury. He will remember that it was agreed between the king and him to remove all suspicion of Agnes de Ferrariis, nun of St. Edward's, Shaftesbiry, elected to be abbess of that house, and said to be a blood relation of W. de Mariscis, the traitor, that the king's clerks, Master Roger de Cantilupo and A. le Seculer should take part in the examination of the election and person of the said elect, to see that the examination was conducted canonically. The king, however, has appointed Master W. de Poywic as his proctor and is sending him to the said bishop to do and see what behoves the king touching the said election, and to appeal if necessary.

Presentation of Master Henry de Campden to the church of Gosebec, in the king's gift by reason of his seisin of the manor of Gosebec because Richard de Gosebec, [lord] of the said town and rector of the said church, ravished (rapuit) her who was the wife of William le Breton against the king's peace, and married her (et cum ea contraxit) ; directed to the bishop of Norwich.

Mandate to the constable of the castle of Egremund to deliver that castle to Robert de Creppinges, or his messenger bearing the king's letters.

Presentation of William Juvenal to the church of Waleby, in the king's gift by reason of his wardship of the land and heir of Jolland de N[eville]; directed to the bishop of Lincoln.

The like of Martin de Purleg to the church of St. James, Shaftesbiry, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the abbey of Shaftesbiry ; directed to the bishop of Salisbury.

Oct. 19. Westminster.

Bond to Clarus, merchant of Florence, in 500 marks, payable on the morrow of All Souls next, for 500 marks which he paid to [Thomas] de Sabaudia, sometime count of Flanders, for his yearly fee.

Mandate to Res son of Cadugan to deliver to John de Monemuta the castle of Dynavor, which was in the custody of him or of Maud de Breus', to keep during pleasure.

The king, at the instance of Guy de Palude, rector of the church of Geitinton, belonging to the king's patronage, grants that a vicarage to the value of 10[l.] [be made] in that church which a parson having first been presented to the bishop of Lincoln by the said rector, shall possess solely for ever.

Oct. 24. Westminster.

Grant to Adam de Greinvill that his park of Suwik, which he caused to be enclosed within the forest of Selewud, co. Wilts, shall remain a park for ever.

The like to Richard de Seles as to the park of Seles, which Geoffrey de Seles, his father, caused to be enclosed.

Oct. 25. Westminster.

Mandate to [John son of] Geoffrey, justiciary of Ireland, to cause Maud, late the wife of William de Mariscis, to have seisin of the castle aud land of [Okonagh] which she had in frank marriage of the gift of H. sometime archbishop of Dublin, after first taking security from her that she will come to England to speak with the king.