Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry III: Volume 3, 1232-1247. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1906.
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1247, membranes 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
1247. Jan. 2. Guildford.
Protection, for three years, for Master J. Maunsel, parson of the church of Lugwardin.
Jan. 9. Westminster.
Royal assent to the election of Agnes de la Ferere, nun of Shaftesbury, to be abbess of that house; with mandate to the dean and chapter of Salisbury to do their part herein.
Grant, for life, to John de Brademere, king's yeoman, of those 10l. a year of land in the tenement of Davy, late of Geoffrey de Mariscis, which the king had before granted to him to maintain him in his service.
Jan. 11. St. Alban's.
Pardon to Richard de Cryneshal and Henry de Bradele, the king's foresters of Blakeburneshire, for the death of Adam Kalveknave, whom they killed in self-defence in the said forest.
Mandate to the sheriff of York to let them be in peace in his county.
Presentation of Geoffrey de Norhampton to the church of Bukeswurth in the king's gift by reason of the lands late of A. sometime countess of Eu, being in his hands, which church belongs to a prebend of Hastinges of the king's patronage : directed to the bishop of Lincoln.
Jan. 20. Windsor.
The like of John de Sutwerk to a mediety of the church of Yngewurth; directed to the bishop of Norwich.
Jan. 22. Windsor.
Licence for William Gracyen, warden of the hospital of Ospring, to sell to whomsoever he will the land which he bought of Walter de Hok to the use of the said hospital, to make profit thereof for the hospital.
Jan. 25. Windsor.
Bond to Halingrat the Balister in 320l. to be paid within the quinzaine of Easter next, whereas he delivered to the vicomte of Frunzac 300l. and to Gerard de Burgo 20l. by the king's order of arrears of their yearly fee at the Exchequer.
Jan. 27. [Windsor.]
Grant to Mereduk son of Res of the land of Thlen, which he says belongs to him by hereditary right, to hold to him and his heirs according to law and the custom of Wales, so long as he be in the king's fealty and service ; provided nevertheless that if the said land fall to the king to be retained, the king will retain the same and will assign to him or his heirs a reasonable exchange for it, and hold by the service due to the king.
Grant to Thuder son of Edenevet Waghan of that portion of the lands of his father in Wales which falls to him by hereditary right, to hold as above.
[Cancelled.] Because otherwise below.
Jan. 29. Westminster.
Presentation of Aymer, son of the count of La Marche, to the church of Kirkeheym ; directed to W. archbishop of York.
The like of Philip, bishop elect of Lyons, to the church of Nafferton, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heir of William de Percy ; directed to the same archbishop.
Licence for John de Frehorn to hunt and to take hares in the forest of Windesore, for the keeping of the king's hawks which are in his custody, and to bear a bow and a blunt arrow (bozonum) through the said forest until the Nativity of the Blessed Mary next.
Grant to Tuder son of Edenevet Vaghan of his part of the lands which his father held on the day of his death, and of all the lands which the said Tuder possessed of right at the time he was taken in the war with the Welsh; to hold to him and his heirs, so long as they be in the king's fealty and service.
Royal assent to the election of Agnes de la Ferere, nun of Shaftesbiry, to be abbess of that house; with mandate to W. [bishop] elect of Salisbury, to do his part herein.
Feb. 5. Westminster.
Bond to R. earl of Cornwall, in 2,000 marks to be paid at the quinzaine of Easter next, which the earl lent to the king under a pledge of 300 marks of gold.
Feb. 7. Westminster.
Protection with clause rolumus, until Michaelmas, for William de Clara.
Feb. 15. Windsor.
The like for the bishop of Chichester, gone to Pontigny.
Protection, without term, for the abbot and convent of Neweham.
Feb. 18. Windsor.
Pardon to John son of Thomas of his flight for the death of Ralph son of Godwin de Chilham and of his outlawry for the same, on condition that he make peace with the relatives of the said Ralph and stand his trial if any will proceed against him.
The like to Henry son of Warm.
Feb. 20. [Windsor.]
Grant to R. earl of Cornwall, of the first best marriage that falls in in England or Ireland with which he is content to the use of Henry his son.
[Cancelled.] Because otherwise below.
Exemption of Peter de Goldinton, so long as he be escheator in the county of Northampton, from suits of counties and hundreds, and from being put upon assizes, juries or recognitions.
Feb. 22. Windsor.
Whereas the king sued against Warner Engayne half a knight's fee in Ledenham and Fulebec and the advowson of the church of Fulebec as his escheat of the lands of Bretons, and the said Warner acknowledged these to be the king's right appurtenant to the honor of Richemund and forthwith resigned the said advowson; the king has granted to him that he shall hold the said fee for life, with reversion to Peter de Sabaudia and his heirs, to whom the king has granted the honor of Richemund, and he grants to the latter the said advowson as appurtenant to the honor. He has confirmed also the fine and concord of the plea which was before the king between the king and Randolf son of Robert of the forest of Wendesleydale and between the king and Henry son of Randolf, as enrolled in the rolls of the king's pleas, to the said Peter and his heirs, to whom he has granted the said honor.
Grant to Imbert de Seysel of 30 marks in the name of a fee to be taken yearly at the exchequer of Michaelmas.
And he has received his whole fee of Michaelmas term next in the wardrobe.
Mandate to Walter de Arundell, out of the issues of the city of Bordeaux, to let William de Boelles have 50 marks, for 50 marks delivered to Peter Chaceporc for his expenses in returning from Aragon, whither the king had sent him.
Mandate to P. Chaceporc, keeper of the wardrobe, to have the 2,000 marks which he deposited by the hand of W. Hardel at the New Temple, London, to be handed over to Felinus le Marchaunt (Mercatori), to do the king's commands therewith.
Mandate to him to deliver to earl Richard the 300 marks of gold, which the king committed to his custody, for 2,000 marks which the earl has lent to the king.
Feb. 24. Windsor.
Mandate to Walter de Arundell, out of the issues of the customs of Bordeaux, to let Arnald le Chapelein (Capellano) of Saut have 100 marks for the closing of the town of Saut, by view of the constable of the king's castle of Saut, and 100 marks to the use of the good men of Saut, which the king has given them for losses sustained through the war of the countess of Byarre, who grievously tallaged them in the said war.
Presentation of Henry de Eboraco, to the church of Wylub[y] in the king's gift by reason of the lands late of Michael Belet, the custody whereof was in his hands at the time of the voidance of the said church ; directed to the bishop of Lincoln.
Grant to R. earl of Cornwall and Henry his son of the first best marriage, with the lands belonging thereto, which shall fall to the king in England or Ireland, with which the earl or the said Henry is willing to be content.
Feb. 27. Windsor.
Grant, for life, to John de Bretevill and William Blancpain of 6d. a day each at the Exchequer.
And there was a writ of liberate made thereof.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Walter de Arundell, king's serjeant, to the custody of all the profits and issues of the land of Gascony, as well in cities and boroughs as without.
Grant to William de Averes of 15 marks a year at the exchequer of Michaelmas to maintain him in the king's service, until the king provide for him otherwise.
March 2. Westminster.
Grant, during pleasure, to William de Buelles of the land sometime of John de Chauvenny in the isle of Oleron of the inheritance of his wife.
Mandate to Walter de Arundell, out of the rents and issues of the land of Gascony, to pay to Arnald de Saut or his attorney 300 marks for the houses which William de Buelles bought from him to the king's use in that town.
Grant, for life, to Halingrant the Balister of those houses under the castle of Bordeaux which William Gumbaud[i] held sometime de ballio regis; with mandate to the said Walter to give him seisin thereof.
Grant to the good men of Donecastre that to build the bridge of their town of stone, they may take a custom of 1d. on every cart with merchandise crossing the said bridge, from Easter, 31 Henry III, for three years.
March 5. Westminster.
Grant that a truce be kept between the king and Oweyn and Llewelin, sons of Griffin, from Easter next for five weeks, in the same form in which it was kept between J. de Grey, justice of Chester, on the king's behalf and theirs, so that all Welshmen who are of the king's party be admitted in the meantime to the lands which they held on the day when they came to the king's fealty and service.
Safe-conduct for the same period for them or either of them with their messengers and other men and all their harness, in coming to speak with the king, on Thursday after the quinzaine of Easter at Oxford.
March 8. Leeds.
Presentation of Guy de Kancia to a mediety of the church of Chivinton, in the king's gift in right of Isabel, daughter and one of the heirs of William de Monte Acuto ; directed to R. bishop of Chichester.
The like of Gaillard de Burd[egala] to a mediety of the church of Cheddingeleg.
The like of Reginald Herlizun, king's proctor in the court of Rome, to the church of Whitherfeld; directed to the bishop of Norwich.
March 11. Canterbury.
Mandate to Walter de Arundell, out of the customs of Bordeaux, to let William de Averes, who takes 15 marks sterling a year, have 20 pounds of Bordeaux for Michaelmas term next.
Presentation of John de la Wade to the church of St. Magnus within the city of London, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the abbey of Westminster; directed to the bishop of London.
Grant, during pleasure, to Arnald Cotin of 15l. of rent in the isle of Oleron which Fulk Salamonis once held, and all the vineyards, salt-pits, and mill which the mother of the said Arnald gave to Elias Gilberti in dower in that isle, to maintain him in the king's service.
March 12. Canterbury.
Acknowledgment of the receipt in the wardrobe by the hand of Anselm de Maidenestan, then bailiff of the same manor, of 65s. 5d. and a silver brooch of the weight of 13d., treasure trove within the said manor.
Appointment of Walter de Arundell in the king's place to admit one of the three persons selected by the mayor and commune of Oleron as their mayor; with mandate to the latter to present the three to the said Walter that he may appoint one of them to be mayor.
Protection, for two years from Easter, for Engerrand de Fendles.
March 20. Rochester.
Exemption, for life, of John de Essefeld from assizes, juries or recognitions, except those for which he receive an order from the king, whether by word of mouth or by letters.
March 25. Westminster.
The like of John Gumbaud from suits of counties and hundreds and wapentakes and from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions.
March 25. Westminster.
Royal assent to the election of Richard de Crokele to be abbot of Westminster ; and writ de intendendo to the tenants of the manor.
Mandate to Edward de Westmonasterio to let him have seisin of the abbey and all that belongs to it.
Presentation of William de Axemuth to the church of Kylkyn, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the bishopric of St. Asaph ; directed to the archdeacon of St. Asaph.
Protection, without term, for the dean and canons of the church of St. Michael, Tethale, which is the king's free chapel, for themselves, the chaplains and the clerks of the said church.
April 1. Westminster.
Protection, for three years from Whitsunday, for the abbot and monks of Bynedon.
April 2. Westminster.
Mandate to the treasurer of the New Temple to deliver the treasure of Ireland, which Master G. de Persouer delivered to him, to the said Master, to be delivered to William Hardel, king's clerk, to do therewith as the king has ordered him.
Mandate to the said G. to deliver it to the said William.
Grant to the convent of Friars Minors of Bordeaux that if they should find any in Gascony who have sold to the king anything beyond its just price, or have had anything from the king, and are willing to make restitution thereof, such restitutions shall be applied to the fabric of the work of their place.
April 3. Westminster.
Mainprise for John Maunsel that unless he pay to William Rusteng of Bordeaux at Bordeaux on the Nativity of the Blessed Mary next, 315 pounds of Bordeaux, lent to him, the king will cause it to be paid at that term. And mandate to Walter de Harundell that if the said John make default in the payment of the money, he pay it out of the issues of Gascony, because if the king makes default at that term, he will have to refund the said William all damage incurred through such default.
Mandate to Walter de Arundell to let Raymond Makayn, citizen of Bordeaux, have 500 marks wherein the king is bound to him, out of the issues of the customs of Bordeaux.
April 5. Merton.
Protection, without term, for Geoffrey Ryn.
April 7. Merton.
The like for the prior and canons of Newstead in Shirewode.
April 8. Merton.
Protection with clause rogamus, without term, for the brethren of the hospital of St. Nicholas without Ospring.
Grant to Eudo de Shelfhangre of the custody during the minority of the heirs, of the land and heirs of Robert de Stoccebrok, with the marriage of the heirs.
April 16. Oxford.
Protection, without term, for the prior and convent of Kaermerdin.
Ratification of a sale by Halingrat the Balister to the abbot and convent of Roche of his whole land which he had of the gift of the king by charter in Karleton in Lindrik; saving to the king the yearly rent of a pair of gilt spurs or 6d. at Easter for all service, which the abbot and convent shall render to the sheriff of Nottingham.
Because it is a pious work to help Christians exposed to the dangers of the sea so that they may be brought into the haven out of the waves of the deep, it is commanded to J. son of Geoffrey, justiciary of Ireland, that, so long as the lands late of W. Marshal, earl of Pembroke, in Ireland, are in his custody, he shall let the wardens and chaplains of St. Saviour's, Rendenan, who are building there a tower as a signal and warning to those at sea to avoid danger, have such maintenance in money and other liveries out of the issues of the said lands [as they have had], with the arrears due to them.
The chapter of St. Davids has licence to elect, by Masters Tankard, archdeacon of Kaermerdin, and Nicholas de Prestchet.
April 26. Woodstock.
Royal assent to the election of Thomas Griffin, canon of Oseney, to be prior of Ivychurch ; with mandate to W. [bishop] elect of Salisbury to do his part herein.
Licence for William de Ferariis, earl of Derby, to make his will of all his goods; saving to the king the debts wherein the earl is bound to him.
April 29. Woodstock.
Licence for him to make his will of all his moveables, when he will, and that will shall be established so that the executors thereof shall not be impeded by the king or any bailiffs of the king for any debt due to the king, but for such debt the king will betake himself to the heirs of the earl.
April 31 (sic) Woodstock.
Protestation that although in the form of peace made with Owen and Llewelin, sons of Griffin, it is contained that the whole river of Cuneway remains to the king and his heirs, this is to be understood of the said river to the middle of the stream as far as the king's lands extend.
May 1. Woodstock.
Pardon to W. de Ferariis, earl of Derby, out of the debts which he owes to the king, of 100 marks for the maintenance of a chaplain for ever, to celebrate divine service for his soul.
Grant in frank almoin to the prior and convent of Wroxton that they shall hold their assart, which they have in Thorp Belet of the gift of Master Michael Belet, quit of waste and regard and view of foresters, verderers, regarders and all ministers of the forest, and of all things which pertain to the forest, foresters, verderers, regarders and their ministers.
May 8. Reading.
The like to the prior and convent of Finnesheved as to their assart of 11 acres, sometime of Robert le Breton, which Elias le Bretun afterwards held for some time by grant of the king.
Pardon to William le Brun, acolyte, who abjured the king's islands, for the death of Thomas de la Belehus, chaplain, of the king's suit for the said death, on condition that he make his peace with the relatives of the said Thomas and stand his trial if any will proceed against him.
The like to Peter son of Peter, William Whitecliv, and William le Brun, 'dyakene.'
May 10. Reading.
Grant to Master Vincent, canon of Tours, of a yearly fee of 40 marks at the exchequer of Michaelmas, until he be provided for in an ecclesiastical benefice.
Notification to the barons, knights and freemen of the county of Chester that the king has decided to retain in his hands as always appurtenant to his crown the said county with the castles of Gannock and Dissard, and in order that it may be a manifest sign to them that this is so, he has assigned the county to the queen in dower.
May 15. Windsor.
Grant to the abbot and convent of Radinges that their carts or horses which bring their victuals through the king's land shall not be taken or arrested by any bailiff of the king to carry victuals: with mandate accordingly to all bailiffs.
May 18. Westminster.
Acknowledgment of the delivery by W. bishop of Norwich, in the wardrobe, on Saturday the eve of Whitsunday, in this year, to P. Chaceporc, keeper of the wardrobe, of 40l. by disposition of a deceased person in his last will.
May 23. Westminster.
Licence for Robert de Gysnes to impark his wood of Tholeshunt called 'Shyricheshull,' which has been of antient time a closed park, notwithstanding that it is within the metes of the forest of Essex.
Mandate to William de Acre, sheriff of Cumberland, and William Hayrun, sheriff of Northumberland, to assess the tallage of the king's boroughs of Newcastle on Tyne, Bamburg and Corbrug and upon all his drenges and theynes and all his demesnes in the county of Northumberland.
Writ de intendendo to the said burgesses, drenges, theynes and other tenants of the king's demesnes in the same county.
Presentation of William de Plessetis to the church of Cracfergus; directed to the bishop of Connor in Ireland.
Pardon, at the instance of the abbot of Westminster, to Henry de Bosco for the death of Agnes del Brok ; with the usual condition.
The like to Petronilla late the wife of Richard le Pouere for the death of the same.
Mandate to the justices in eyre in the county of Oxford to let them have peace hereof, unless anyone, beyond the king's suit, proceeds against them.
Grant, for life, to Hugh de Prissay of 30 marks yearly at the exchequer of Michaelmas, to maintain him in the king's service.
Grant to Edmund de Lascy of the manor of Hauton for his maintenance until he come of age ; with mandate to J. de Grey, justice of Chester, to give him seisin.
Grant to him that he shall hold all his castles and lands which the king delivered to the archbishop of York at farm, of the king, until he come of age, by the same farm by which the archbishop held them ; with mandate to the archbishop to give him seisin of the lands and castles with all the issues from the beginning of May last, because the said Edmund ought to answer the king for a full year.
Mandate to the archbishop to restore to him all the animals with the ploughs and other things which the archbishop received when he received the lands at farm, saving to the king the price of the animals since dead.
Presentation of Nicholas de Bleys to the church of Tadingeston ; directed to the bishop of Norwich.
June 1. Windsor.
Grant to Hugh Chacepork and his heirs by Gwydona his wife, the king's kinswoman (cognata), for his homage and service, of a yearly fee of 30 marks at the exchequer in England at Michaelmas.
May 26. Westminster.
Grant to Guy de Lezinan and his heirs by his lawful wife, for his homage and service, of 300 marks yearly at the Exchequer in England, or if the king be beyond seas, at the wardrobe; until the king provide for them in wards, escheats, or some marriage to the value of 300 marks.
June 7. Windsor.
Bond to Felinus de Florencia and Richus Deudewardi and their fellows, merchants, in 500 marks, which the king borrowed for the wages of his serjeants at arms, payable at the exchequer of Michaelmas next.
Grant, for life, to Simon de Prysehay of 15 marks a year at the exchequer of Michaelmas, for his maintenance in the king's service.
Whereas the king has resumed into his demesne the towns of Winchelse and La Rye with their appurtenances according to metes and bounds made by his order, for a suitable exchange which he made for them to the abbot and convent of Fécamp, he grants nevertheless that the abbot and convent shall possess for ever the yearly pension of 13 marks due of ancient time, which they used to receive from the church of La Rye when they held that town, together with the tithe of a fourth part of the marsh called 'Northmarays.' which is within the metes of the said town, as they used to do ; provided that nothing further accrue to them on account of the said pension and title.
Grant for life to Geoffrey Tyreuel of 20 marks yearly at the exchequer of Michaelmas for his maintenance in the king's service.
June 7. Windsor.
Promise of indemnity to J. Mansel, provost of Beverley, W. de Haverhill, the treasurer, and Edward de Monasterio, who have mainperned for the king to pay to Felinus and his fellows, merchants of Florence, 500 marks at the exchequer of Michaelmas next, which the king borrowed from them to pay the wages of his serjeants at arms.
June 13. Reading.
Grant to R. earl of Cornwall, the king's brother, that new money shall be made in England, and that he shall cause it to be made in the king's name for five years, on condition that the king and his heirs have a moiety of the profit of the exchange (cambitionis) or mint (monete), and the earl, his assigns or executors, shall have the other moiety; saving to him and his assigns the money (pecunia) which he shall lay out in making the said mint. Grant also that the king and his heirs will hold and cause to be observed the compacts, rules (leges) or covenants which the earl may think fit to make touching the said mint.
June 21. Marlborough.
Presentation of Master Vincent, fellow and master of Aymer, the king's brother, to the church of Waleshal; directed to the bishop of Coventry and Lichfield.
June 25. [Marlborough.]
Presentation of Roger de Pondeburg to the church of Karlaton; directed to the [bishop] elect of Carlisle.
June 25. Marlborough.
Acknowledgment of the delivery in the wardrobe by the king's order by John son of Geoffrey, justiciary of Ireland, of 661l. 8s. 10d. of the treasure of Ireland to Peter Chacepork, keeper of the same wardrobe, on Monday, Midsummer Day, at Marlborough.
Letters of credit for Bartholomew Pecche, whom the king is sending as his envoy beyond seas, for 20 marks.
The like for Drew de Barentyn.
Grant to Stephen de Salinis of the custody of Isabel, daughter and one of the heirs of William de Monte Acuto, and of a moiety of his land, her inheritance, with her marriage.
June 30. Winchester.
Quitclaim to Emery de Cancellis of all bailiwicks, which he held of the king at any time, reckonings, and arrears of account, of all plaints and demands by reason of any of the bailiwicks, and of all debts due on account of the same bailiwicks, for 100l. to be rendered to the king at the Exchequer at the terms granted to him.
The king remembers that in the fifteenth year he granted to Peter de Rivallis, then the treasurer, the custody of the lands of William de Brause, with his marriage, to marry him to Aaleys his niece.
July 6. Clarendon.
Grant to Stephen de Noylak of 15 marks a year at the exchequer of Michaelmas for his fee.
The like to William Gaynard of 10 marks.
[Cancelled.] Because the writ was surrendered and he received that fee in Ireland.
Mandate to the bailiff of the islands of Gereseye and Gernereye, out of the issues of those islands, to let Gwichard de Craunvill have 5 marks as a gift from the king; and the king will cause it to be allowed to him.
July 10. Clarendon.
Grant to Geoffrey de Childwik and his assigns of the custody during the minority of the heirs of the lands and heirs of John de Reyny, with the marriage of the heirs.
Collation to Master William de Nortfeld of the archdeaconry of Uryel, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the archbishopric of Armagh; with mandate to the dean and chapter of Armagh to assign him a stall in the choir and a place in the chapter.
The prior and convent of Winchecumb have licence to elect, by the cellarer, the sacristan and the almoner of Winchecumb.
July 15. Clarendon.
Pardon to the prior, monks and brethren of Henton of that which pertains to the king for the death of Gilbert the Chaplain, killed by a man of theirs.
Request to the Master of the Knights Templars of Jerusalem to lend Guy de Lezinan 1,000l. which the king will repay to him or his messenger bearing the king's letters patent with those of the said Guy.
And for this loan the fee of the said Guy shall cease for five years.
July 16. Clarendon.
Royal assent to the election of Master Thomas, archdeacon of Lincoln, to be bishop of St. Davids; with mandate to B. archbishop of Canterbury, to do his part herein.
Protection, without term, for Peter le Poitevin.
Presentation of Master Henry de Caumpeden to the portion which William de Sancto Albano had in the church of St. Peter, Winchecumb; directed to the bishop of Worcester.
July 18. Clarendon.
Quitclaim to Maud late the wife of Roger de Norhamton of all trespasses and felonies for which by judgment of the justices in eyre in the county of Oxford in the thirtieth year she was hanged, and afterwards escaped alive.
July 20. Marlborough.
Bond to R. earl of Cornwall, the king's brother in 1,000 marks payable next Michaelmas which by order of the king he delivered as a loan in the wardrobe to Peter Chaceporc, keeper of the same wardrobe.
July 21. Marlborough.
The king has taken into his hand and protection the abbey of Aberkonuy and the monks of the Cistercian order there, their lands and possessions, and these are to be protected as the king's own; and they are to be quit of toll, passage, panage, pontage and every custom belonging to the king throughout his land ; and have acquittance of all things which they or their house-servants (famuli) and servants can show to be theirs, as other monks of that order have. And no one shall presume to put any vexation or injury or grievance upon them upon forfeiture to the king, as the charters of Henry II and John testify. Witnesses:—R. earl of Cornwall, the king's brother, John Mansell, provost of Beverley, Ralph son of Nicholas, William de Vesci, Paulinus Peyvre, Robert de Muscegros, William de Bello Monte, and others.
Grant to Emery de Rupe Cauardi of 10l. a year at the Exchequer, until the king provide for him in an ecclesiastical benefice.
July 26. Woodstock.
Royal assent to the election of John de Yanewinch to be abbot of Winchecumb; and writ de intendendo to the tenants of the abbey.
Grant to John son of Robert le Norreis of the church of Warle, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the abbey of Berking; directed to F. bishop of London.
July 27. Woodstock.
Presentation of Robert de Chawri to the church of Rudes; directed to the bishop of Salisbury.
Acknowledgment that the king has received from R. earl of Cornwall, the king's brother, a loan of 10,000 marks, and that the same has been applied to the utility of the realm, which money the king and his heirs of whatever age are bound to pay and will pay at the rate of 2,000 marks at the Exchequer at Easter and Michaelmas, beginning next Easter, and in case the king fail in the payment at any of these terms or die, nothing shall be paid, alienated, or withdrawn until the earl is paid, and it shall be at the option of the earl or his assigns or executors at any hour to take the said sum from the king's portion of his change, in the whole or in part, or at the Exchequer at the said terms. And to the full and faithful observance of all this, the king binds himself and his heirs without exception, cavil, recompense, remedy of right or papal indulgence.
Exemption, for life, of Ralph de Horbury from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions.
Grant to the said earl Richard that the king will make new money in England, Ireland and Wales from all Saints, 32 Henry III, for seven years, so that the king and his heirs have one moiety of that profit of the exchange and mint and the earl and his assigns the other moiety. Grant also that before every partition of any profit the earl and his assigns or executors shall receive so much by tale of the new money as he deposited of his old money to make the new. And grant that the king will cause to be observed the laws, compacts and customs belonging of old to that mint (monetam) and approved, or to be approved for the common utility for the said period.
July 31. Woodstock.
Grant to William de Valence, the king's brother, of 500 marks a year at the Exchequer, until the king provide for him in an equivalent of land. Grant also of the custody of that part of the lands of the honor of Lancaster which is in the king's hands by reason of his custody of the son and heir of William de Lindeseye, to hold during the minority of the heir; which lands if the king can by any means buy them he will assign in fee and inheritance to the said William. Grant also to him of the custody of all the lands late of Robert del Pund del Arche, saving to the; wife of the said Robert her dower thereof which the king assigned to her; saving also to Ela, countess of Warwick, the manor of Neweton which the king committed to her until the right heirs of the said Robert should recover the said lands. Grant to him also that the king will not disseise him of the said lands late of Robert until he make him an equivalent exchange of land, and he shall have the land which the said wife holds, after her death; and the manor of Neweton if the said Ela will give it to the king by an exchange. Grant to him also that, although the king assigned to him land to the value of 500l. a year, he shall take for his life those 500 marks a year at the said terms as is aforesaid, and in case of his dying before he be provided in the said 500l. a year of land, the king wills that the heirs of his body receive yearly at the said terms 500 marks; until they be fully satisfied of the said 500l. of land.
Mandate to Robert Waleraund to deliver to William de Valence or his messenger bearing the king's letters the castle of Godric.
[July 31.] Woodstock.
Mandate to the treasurer and chamberlains of the Exchequer, Dublin, to deliver to William Gaynard 10 marks a year at Michaelmas for his fee.
And he has letters thereof directed Omnibus.
Aug. 2. Woodstock.
Notification that the king will cause to be delivered to the citizens of Bordeaux 500 marks at the exchequer of Michaelmas, as a gift.
The like of another 500 marks at Hilary.
Aug. 1. Woodstock.
To the justiciary of Ireland. Whereas the king by letters patent had granted Geoffrey de Wuleward, king's clerk, 100 marks of rent when an opportunity should offer, when he went to Ireland to exercise the office of Chancellor there; he afterwards, having heard of his good service there, wishes at a fit time to attend to his honour and advantage more abundantly, granting that, beyond the 100 marks, provision be made for him of the king's gift in 50 marks of rent, and he commands the justiciary not to omit to fulfil this grant as soon as possible.
Aug. 5. Northampton.
Grant to Richard the Marshal and his heirs and assigns of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of the land late of Thomas son of Stephen in Holvech.
Royal assent to the election of Maud, the king's sister, nun of Berking, to be abbess of that house, with mandate to F. bishop of London, to do his part herein.
Aug. 7. Northampton.
Mandate to Robert Waleraund to deliver to William de Valence, or his messenger bearing the king's letters, the castle of Penbrok and the lands assigned to him of the lands late of W. Marshal, earl of Pembroke, with the issues since the death of the said John (sic).
Exemption, for life, of Henry Kingeston from prises of herrings for the king's use in the fair of Yarmouth; with mandate accordingly to the wardens of that fair.
Mandate to the treasurer and barons of the Exchequer, Dublin, to let John son of Geoffrey, justiciary of Ireland, have out of the king's treasure 500 marks of the king's gift, and to deliver to him likewise 100l. for his expenses in coming to the king in England by his command in this last passage of the justiciary; and from henceforth they are to deliver to him on every passage he shall make in coming to England to the king 100l. and on returning 100l. for his expenses. And if war should break out in Ireland or the king's castles be in need of repair, or any other new matter arise, for the pacifying of which it should be necessary to lay out the king's money, they shall pay to him what is necessary by counsel and view of the justiciary, because the king leaves that wholly to the discretion and ordinance of the same justiciary.
Mandate to the said justiciary to let Peter de Bermigh[am] have land to the value of 30l. a year in Ireland until the king provide for him in land to the value of 40l. a year of waste without the king's demesne ; to be assessed to his greatest profit and the king's least harm.
Mandate to the same to retain Hugh Purcell and John le Butillier of the king's household and to cause each of them to have 20l. a year in Ireland at the Exchequer, until other provision be made for them for their profit and honour.
Aug. 9. Northampton.
The like to let the keepers of the works of Bristow have out of the king's treasure of Ireland 100 marks for the same works.
Grant to Ela, countess of Warwick, of the manor of Neweton, until the heirs of Robert de Pund del Arche recover the other lands of the said Robert.
Protection for William son of Hamo, gone on pilgrimage to Pontigny; until his return.
Aug. 10. Dunstaple.
Grant to William de Feenes of 30 marks a year, at Midsummer, for his maintenance in the king's service.
Aug. 15. Windsor.
Mandate to J. son of Geoffrey, justiciary of Ireland, to let Meyler de Burmingeham and Geoffrey de Norragh have out of the king's treasure of Ireland 10 marks of the king's gift.
Aug. 19. Windsor.
Royal assent to the election of Maud, the king's sister, to be abbess of Berking; and mandate to Simon de Norwico to give her seisin of the lands and possessions belonging to the abbey, with the fruits of the present autumn.
Mandate to Robert de Sikelingehal treasurer of the new Temple, London, to deliver the 5,000 marks, which the king lately sent to him to keep, to Peter Chaceporc to do thereof as the king has ordered him.
Aug. 23. Windsor.
Grant to Lawrence del Brok of 20l. a year at the Exchequer for suing the king's affairs of his pleas before him.
Grant to Reginald de Monte Sancti Leodegarii of 10 marks a year at the exchequer of Michaelmas.
Grant to Ameus de Munfaucun, for his homage and service, of a yearly fee of 40 marks at the Exchequer.
Grant to Richard de Munbiliard, for his homage and service, of that fee of 40 marks a year which William de Keu used to receive at the exchequer of Michaelmas.
Grant to Martin son of Simon de Beniflete of the marriage of Maud sister of Richard Urri for 10l., which he will pay to Henry de Wingeham as a gift from the king.
Aug. 28. Windsor.
Grant to Edmund de Lascy, who is within [age] and in the king's custody, of all the wards and escheats arising from the lands of his inheritance, so that he receive them from now as fully and entirely as the king received them by reason of the said custody.
Power to Reyner de Brussellis to conduct from beyond seas into England at the king's expense all ministers knowing of any kind of minting and exchange of silver, to do in the realm what belongs to the office of each, and to receive their wages according to the approved customs of the king's exchange, and to stay in safety there and return.
Grant to Robert Passelewe of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of all the lands late of Thomas son of Stephen, with the marriage of the heirs; saving to Richard the Marshal his term of 10l. of land yearly, which he has in Staundon.
Presentation of Nicholas de Monte Acuto to the church of Gillecum, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the bishopric of St. Davids; directed to the archdeacon of Brechinow.
Maud late the wife of William de Mariscis is returning to her own parts of Ireland with the king's licence and will; and it is commanded to J. son of Geoffrey, justiciary of Ireland, to protect her, her men, lands, goods, rents and possessions, and not to permit her to be molested therein.
Aug. 27. Chertsey.
Pardon to Gilbert Talew for the death of John son of Adam Nairun ; on condition that he make peace with the relations and stand his trial if anyone will proceed against him.
Mandate to the sheriff of York to permit him to be delivered from the king's prison and to go in peace whither he will.
Aug. 29. Guildford.
Notification that John Maunsel had the custody of the king's seal from 8 November, 31 Henry III, until Friday the morrow of the Decollation of St. John the Baptist in that year, on which day the king sent him as his envoy beyond seas.
Aug. 28. Windsor.
Notification that, although the king appointed Henry de Wingeham, king's clerk, to attend to the office of the escheatry in all counties on this side the rivers of Humbre and Trente, it is not the king's will nevertheless that he receive anything in the said counties or answer for the same at the Exchequer so long as he be in that office, but that the knights, the king's escheators, whom he has appointed in each county to keep the king's escheats with the said Henry, shall receive all the issues of the same in full and answer for the issues and produce of the escheats at the Exchequer, according to that which the said Henry shall charge them with.
Aug. 22. Windsor.
Notification that the king has granted to his brother William de Valence, for his homage and service, that, when opportunity occur, he will give him and his heirs begotten of his wife 500l. a year, for ever, to hold by the service of two knights' fees; he has granted also to him and his said heirs 500l. a year at the Exchequer until such provision be made, the value of each grant made to him being deducted from the said 500l. He has granted also that he will give no land to any other person until the said William or his said heirs be satisfied of the said 500l. saving his covenants with his brother R. earl of Cornwall. Witnesses :—John de Pleasseto, earl of Warwick, Ralph son of Nicholas, Paulinus Peyvre, then steward, Hugh de Vivona, John Maunsel, Peter Chacepore, Robert Passelewe, and others.
Grant for life to the same William of 500 marks a year at the Exchequer in the name of a fee for his homage and service.
Aug. 30. Guildford.
Exemption, for life, of William de Albiniaco of Kingesham from suits of halimotes, hundreds and counties, and from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions.
Aug. 30. Guildford.
Grant to William de Valence and his heirs by his wife of the custody of that part of the lands of the honor of Lancaster, which are in the king's hands by reason of his custody of the son and heir of William de Lindeseye, to hold during the minority of the heir, and if the king can by any means buy these lands, he will assign them in fee and inheritance to the said William: grant also of the custody of all the lands late of Robert del Punt del Arche, saving to her who was the wife of the said Robert her dower thereof, which the king assigned to her, and saving to Ela, countess of Warwick, the manor of Neuton, which the king granted to her until the right heirs of the said Robert recover the said lands, which manor the king wills that he and his said heirs shall have if the countess will let it go by sufficient exchange ; of which lands late of the said Robert and William of the honor of Lancaster the king will not disseise him or his heirs by his wife until he have made an equivalent exchange of other lands; and the king wills that no deduction be made from the 500l. a year at the Exchequer, granted to him by charter, by reason of the above lands being in his hands.
Licence for Henry de Percy, for a fine of 600 marks, to marry whom he will, provided that he find sufficient pledges for the above fine.
[Cancelled.] Because otherwise on the Patent Roll of the thirty-third year.
Aug. 30. Waverley.
Exemption, for life, of Geoffrey Aguilun from suits of trithings, hundreds, views [of frank pledge] and counties, and from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions.
Sept. 6. Westminster.
Presentation of Robert de Shotindon to the church of Pisemershe, a prebend of Hastinges ; directed to Master L. de Sumercotes, official of the bishop of Chichester.
Royal assent to the election of Constance, prioress of Rumeseye, to be abbess of that house ; and mandate to W. bishop of Winchester, to do his part herein.
Sept. 15. Westminster.
Presentation of Thomas de Immere to the church of Wenpatre, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the sea of St. Davids; directed to the archdeacon of St. Davids.
Sept. 20. Westminster.
Writ of liberate to the treasurer and chamberlains for Stephen de Tywe for 3½d. a day at the exchequer, for his victuals, to be paid half yearly commencing from Easter next, which the king has granted him at the instance of brother Nicholas the Anchorite, until he provide for him more abundantly.
Sept. 23. Westminster.
Royal assent to the election of brother Richard de Rottele to be abbot of Leicester.
Mandate to H. de Wingeham and his co-escheators in the counties of Warwick and Leicester, Bedford, Buckingham, Northampton and Derby, to give him seisin of the lands belonging to the abbey.
The like to Thomas de Staunford and Robert de Creppying touching the lands in their bailiwick belonging to the abbey.
Protection, without term, for the brethren of the house of Betleem.
Oct. 5. Chertsey.
Mandate to the countess of Warwick, out of the sum she pays yearly at the Exchequer for certain lands of John de Warenna, the king's ward, to pay 200l. at the Exchequer, including in that sum 47l. 15s. 6d. which W. sometime earl of Warenne gave in alms, and the residue of the said sum to the said John, of the king's gift for his maintenance until he come of age; the first payment to begin at Michaelmas in this year.
Mandate to the barons of the Exchequer to cause this to be done and enrolled.
Presentation of Walter Giffard to the church of the new land of Welinton, void by the resignation of Hugh his brother; directed to P. bishop of Hereford.
Oct. 9. Merton.
Exemption, for life, of William de Stok from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and the like of Joel his son, so long as he be in the king's service.
Oct. 17. Westminster.
Pardon, at the instance of William de Valence, to William de Hatentot of his outlawry on account of the rape of Constance late the wife of William de Sancto Edmundo.
Exemption, for life, of Luke de Kaynes from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions.
Oct. 16. Westminster.
The like of Reymbald de Montibus.
Oct. 20. Westminster.
Ratification of a lease for ten years from Michaelmas next, by Imbert de Salinis to the abbot and convent of Waverle of all his lands which he had of the king's gift in Hammes.
Grant to Amauvin de Vareis of a fee of 50 marks a year at the exchequer of Michaelmas.
Grant to Arnald de Bovill, clerk, son of Arnald de Bovill of Miremund, of 10 marks a year at the said exchequer, until the king provide for him competently.
Pardon to Nigel Becch, keeper of the king's gaol of Winchester, of the escape of the prisoners who escaped on Monday after the Translation of St. Edward.
Oct. 21. Westminster.
Remission to Robert le Moyne of the king's suit of the peace for the death of Robert son of William ; on condition that he make peace with the friends and relations and stand his trial if anyone will proceed against him.
Grant to Gerard la Grue of the custody of the land late of Idonia de Veteri Ponte in Bautre and Osterfeld, pertaining to the king by reason of his custody of Robert, son and heir of John de Veteri Ponte, a minor.
Pardon to William de Sumery of his outlawry for the death of Maurice de Rocheford ; on condition as above.
Oct. 23. Westminster.
Grant to Stephen de Lespinay of 20 marks a year at the Exchequer; until the king provide for him in wards or escheats or otherwise to that value.
Oct. 26. Westminster.
Bond to Arnald de Saut and Raymond his son in 200 marks, payable at the exchequer of Easter next, of 400 marks wherein the king was bound to them, to wit, 300 marks to Arnald for a house bought from him in Saut, and 100 marks to Raymond for a loan which he made to W. de Boeles, seneschal of Gascony, and to Walter de Arundel for the maintenance of the war of Gascony.
A writ of liberate was sent to the Exchequer of the whole.
Bond to Guy de Lezinan to pay him at the exchequer of Easter next 450l. of the 900l. which he ought to have received at the exchequer of Michaelmas in this year by writ of liberate, of the king's gift, and of which he only received 450l.
Oct. 26. Westminster.
Licence for Robert de Tateshal to sport (riveare) this year in the king's river of Weilound from the abbey of Peterborough to Staunford bridge.
Protection, without term, for the prioress of Usk.
July 27 Woodstock.
Grant to the king's brother R. earl of Cornwall, that he may make new money in the king's name in England, Ireland, and Wales from All Saints, 32 Henry III, for twelve [altered from seven] years, on condition that the king have a moiety of the exchange and mint. Grant also that before every partition of any profit the earl or his assigns or executors shall receive so much by tale of the new money as they put of their old money to make the new money. Grant further that the king will cause to be observed all laws, compacts and customs belonging to the mint ancient and approved or to be approved for the common utility, for this period.