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

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MEMBRANE 7.

Aug. 4. Windsor.

Grant to John de Ferendon, king's chaplain, of the chapel of Pilleham, in the soke of Kirketon, in the diocese of Lincoln, in the king's gift by reason of the land of the count of Boulogne being in his hands; and presentation of him to the bishop for admission thereto.

Aug. 9. Sandleford (Sandreford).

Acknowledgment of the receipt, on Tuesday before St. Laurence, in the eighteenth year, in the wardrobe, by the hands of William Gernun and Laurence de Castello, of 350 marks which the treasurer and chamberlains sent by them to the king at Sandresford.

Aug. 9. Marlborough.

Pardon to William de Redburn, charged with the death of Ralph son of Nigel, miller, found in the water of Rye drowned and wounded, as the said William is a minor and it was not found (et non attinctum sit an) whether he was guilty of the death because he killed him or because he gave occasion for his death, or whether the man was drowned by misadventure; on condition that he stand his trial if any one will proceed against him.

Aug. 11. Marlborough.

Grant to the mayor and good men of Winchester of murage for two years from Michaelmas next.

Aug. 11. Marlborough.

Grant to Master William de Kylkenni, king's clerk, of 60 marks at the Exchequer yearly, until the king provide for him with a larger and suitable benefice; and mandate to the treasurer and chamberlains to pay the same to him or his messenger, bearer of these letters.

Protection until his return for A. bishop of Conventry and Lichfield, going to the court of Rome to expedite the king's business.

Mandate in pursuance to the justices of the Bench and the rest of the justices in eyre and sheriffs, ministers, bailiffs and others to respite until his return all pleas against him which came before them, except assizes of novel disseisin and of darrein presentment and writs de dote unde nichil habet.

Mandate to Ralph Chaperun to deliver to William de Gaugi the king's castle of Kaermerdin, which with the honor of Kaermerdin the king has committed to the custody of the said William during pleasure, and to come at once to the king with the king's serjeants who are there with him and with his harness.

Writ de intendendo to the tenants of the said honor in favour of the said William as the king's bailiff, in all that pertains to the honor and castle.

Aug. 12. Marlborough.

Promise to all merchants to pay any loan of 100l. made to A. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, and Master William de Kilkenni, king's clerk, whom the king is sending to the court of Rome to expedite his business there.

The like for the following amounts :—

100l., 100 marks, 100 marks, 50 marks, 50 marks, 300 marks.

Three sums of 100l., 100l., and 300 marks are cancelled. 'Because Master W. de Kilkenny surrendered letters of the sums cancelled.'

Aug. 11. Marlborough.

Appointment, until Whitsunday in the nineteenth year, of A. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield and Master William de Kylkenny, king's clerk, as the king's proctors at the court of Rome.

These letters have been duplicated.

Aug. 15. Abingdon.

Grant to Brian de Insula that at whatever time before his death he may choose to make his will, he shall have free disposition of making his will of his moveables, as well of corn in his sown lands as of other goods.

By J. bishop of Bath.

Aug. 15. Abingdon.

Whereas the king granted to Ralph son of Nicholas, his steward, the custody during the minority of the heir of the lands late of Eustace de Moreton belonging to the honor of Peverel, which is in the king's hands, the king has asked Hugh, bishop of Lincoln, to grant also to the said Ralph for the same period the lands late of the said Eustace of the fee of the bishop, to wit, of Dunesby and Braunteston, and the bishop has graciously granted the king's request and so the said steward has received from the bishop the lands of his fee; the king in testimony of this protests it in these letters ; witnesses, H. bishop of Rochester, W. bishop of Carlisle, Richard, earl of Cornwall, the king's brother, G. Marshal, earl of Pembroke, Godfrey de Craucumbe and others.

Given by the hand of R. bishop of Chichester, the chancellor.

Protection for the king's miners of Aldeneston, their men, lands, goods, rents and possessions; and grant that they shall have the same liberties in the said mine as they had in the time of the king's predecessors.

Aug. 19. Reading.

Order to the constable of Bolesovre to deliver the castle of Bolesovre in his custody to Richard Suward or his bailiffs bearing these letters, the king having committed the castle to his custody during pleasure.

To the sheriff of Northampton. The king has pardoned the men of Gretton the 40s. which the sheriff requires of them by summons of the Exchequer on account of certain gallows which they raised in that town by order of the king's constable of Rokyngham and because they hanged thereon two outlaws. Therefore the king orders the sheriff to let them have peace in this matter.

Aug. 19. Reading.

Safe-conduct, until the Purification, for Gregory de Roffa to pass through the king's power to Henry de Trublevill, seneschal of Gascony, his lord, and return to England. By K. before Ralph son of Nicholas.

Protection for the executors of the will of R. earl Marshal, wherever they have to make execution of the said will; and grant that they may freely betake themselves to all who had lands or goods of the earl, except to R. earl of Cornwall and Poitou and E. countess of Pembroke, who had such lands and goods by special precept of the king.

Licence for A. bishop of St. David's, going to pray at St. Mary's, Verzelay (sic), to embark in any port he chooses, and to land where he will in returning.

Aug. 21. Reading.

The chapter of Hereford has licence to elect a bishop.

MEMBRANE 6.

Aug. 21. Reading.

The prior and convent of Grimesby have licence to elect an abbot.

Aug. 22. Reading.

Safe-conduct for Walter de Langeport whom the king is sending as an envoy to Llewelin, prince of Abberfrau and lord of Snaudon.

Aug. 23. Reading.

Licence for Robert le Gouiz to go to his parts of Normandy and stay there until Whitsunday. By G. de Craucumbe.

Aug. 22. Reading.

Restitution to Gilbert Marshal, earl of Pembroke, in pursuance of the king's remission to him of the anger and indignation conceived against him on account of the late war between the king and Richard Marshal, earl of Pembroke, his brother, and of the king's restitution to him of his inheritance in England, Wales and Ireland, of his castle of Striguil, which he handed over for security of his fidelity to E. archbishop of Canterbury, and his castle of Dumas in Ireland, which he handed over to L. archbishop of Dublin, for them to hold during the king's pleasure. And it is the king's will that this grace, which he has made to him on account of the death of earl Richard, shall not be an occasion of hatred between earl Gilbert and the magnates of Ireland and England, and the king releases to the said Gilbert and his brothers the indignation he had against them on the said ground.

Aug. 23. Reading.

Grant to Ralph de Picheford, or his assign, for a fine of 300 marks, of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of the land and heirs of John son of Derement (sic), with the marriage of the heirs.

To the justiciary of Ireland. The king has granted to William de Radeclive, king's chaplain, that as soon as there is an opportunity by reason of any dignity in Ireland being void and in the king's hands, there shall be assigned to him by L. archbishop of Dublin, 15 marks of rent; and he commands the justiciary not to hinder the archbishop herein.

By W. de Kirkeham, dean of St. Martin's, London.

Aug. 23. Odiham.

Safe-conduct for a ship of the prior of Plymton called Le Hulc of St. Mary of Plymton ; going beyond seas for wines, salt and other necessaries for his maintenance.

Aug. 24. Odiham.

Licence for William le Machun, merchant of Leoyre, to come to the king's dominions with his ship to trade.

The like for John Beringer of Leoyre.

The like for Ralph de Berners for two years from Michaelmas.

Notification to the good men of Winchester that the king has given his assent to the election of Nicholas de Kyvilli, citizen of Winchester, as mayor of Winchester and that the said Nicholas has taken his oath to the king touching those things that pertain to the mayoralty ; and mandate to them to be intendant unto him as their mayor.

Aug. 25. Odiham.

Grant to the goodmen of Winchester that they shall hold the said city at farm for two years from Michaelmas next, rendering at the exchequer of Michaelmas term 80l. by tale, as they used to render formerly.

Aug. 26. Odiham.

Grant to William de Radeclive, king's chaplain, of the tithes of the demesne of the manor of Tetebiry, void and in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heir of John de Brausa; and presentation of the said chaplain to the bishop of Worcester with a request that he will admit him to the tithes and cause him to be put in possession of them as has been done at other times.

Aug. 28. Guildford.

General protection, until his return, for the abbot of Kirkested, gone to the Cistercian chapter. By W. bishop of Carlisle.

Aug. 29. Guildford.

Exemption for life of Agatha de Cockefeld from suits of counties, hundreds and wapentakes. By the said bishop.

Mandate to the sheriffs of Sussex and Notingham to cause these letters to be read in their counties and to permit the said Agatha to have the said liberty.

Aug. 25. Odiham.

Appointment of Geoffrey de Turevill, archdeacon of Dublin, to the custody, during pleasure, of the treasurership of the Exchequer, Dublin, with mandate to M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, to give him seisin thereof, admitting him as treasurer of the king in Ireland ad hoc.

Mandate to Eustace de Leveland, chancellor of Chichester, or his assigns in Ireland, to deliver to him the treasure and the rolls of the said Exchequer and all other appurtenances of the Exchequer, which are in the custody of Eustace.

By the same words afterwards a mandate was sent to P. de Ryvallis.

Writ de intendendo for him directed to the barons of the Exchequer, Dublin.

Mandate to L. archbishop of Dublin, M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, and the master of the Knights Templars in Ireland, that every year after the accounts have been audited at the Exchequer of Dublin of all the issues of the land of Ireland by the treasurer and barons of that Exchequer, they shall go in person to the said Exchequer and there make a view of all the receipts and mises of the said treasurer, and of how much remains to the king in treasure, and they shall make a chirograph thereof sealed with their seals wherein shall be contained the said receipts and mises, whereof one part shall remain with the treasurer and the other shall be sent to the king. The king has commanded the treasurer and barons to admit them for this.

Aug. 28. Guildford.

Grant to the said Geoffrey of 20l. a year, to wit, 10l. at Michaelmas and 10l. at Easter, so long as he is treasurer.

Aug. 28. Odiham.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Warin de Fisacre, to the chamberlainship of the Exchequer, Dublin : and mandate to the above Geoffrey de Turevill, to give him full seisin thereof.

Aug. 28. Guildford.

Mandate to Benedict son of Ambrose or his assigns in Ireland to deliver to him the said chamberlainship.

By the same words a mandate was sent to P. de Ryvallis.

Aug. 29. Guildford.

Mandate to M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, to admit him as chamberlain of the king of the same Exchequer.

Grant to him of 10l. a year at the Exchequer, Dublin, so long as he is chamberlain, with mandate in pursuance to the above treasurer.

Aug. 28. Odiham.

Mandate to the said treasurer, to admit the justiciary, L. archbishop of Dublin, and the Master of the Knights Templars to make a view and chirograph of the receipts and mises as above.

Aug. 29. Guildford.

Exemption for life of John son of William son of Roscelin from being put upon assizes, juries or recognitions.

MEMBRANE 5.

Sept. 2. Windsor.

Appointment, during pleasure, of John de Nevill to the custody of the park of Hathfeld.

Request to P. duke of Brittany, earl of Richemund, as he has made a truce with the king of France and so has now fewer matters to attend to, and is better able than during the war to succour the king's people engaged in the defence of St. James de Beuvron (Sanctum Jacobum super Beceronem) with the money for which the king at another time asked him, to let Amaury de Sancto Amando and Hubert Huese and others in garrison there have 500 marks of prest money for their liveries; and the king will repay the money in England to his messenger bearing letters testimonial of the said Amaury and Hubert. The king would have provided the money himself and sent it from England but for the perils of the roads.

Sept. 2. Windsor.

Prohibition to the earls, barons, knights and others coming to the tournament at Northampton on the octaves of the Nativity of St. Mary, from holding any tournament at that day and place or elsewhere on any other day, otherwise the king will visit them in their bodies and tenements in such sort that they will feel themselves aggrieved.

The like of one at Cantebrig on Tuesday and Wednesday after the said Nativity.

Mandate to R. earl of Cornwall and Poitou, neither to go to that [Northampton] tournament or any other without the king's licence, nor to permit others to tourney on pain of their bodies and tenements.

The like to the following :—

The earl Marshal.

The earl of Albemarle.

The earl of Oxford.

The earl of Norfolk.

The earl of Lincoln.

The earl of Warwick.

W. Longespe.

W. de Vescy.

P. de Bruis.

Ralph de Touny.

Philip Basset.

Gilbert [Basset].

Robert Marmiun.

Hugh Wake.

John de Gray.

Richard de Gray.

The like touching the tournament at Cambridge.

Writ de intendendo to the goodmen of Gernemuth and to all persons coming to the fair there, in this year, in favour of William de Hengham, Ralph de Burneham, William de Amblya and Richard Mauduyt, appointed with the sheriff of Norfolk, to be wardens of the fair and keepers of the king's peace therein.

Sept. 3. Windsor.

Appointment of the said William, Ralph, William and Richard to be wardens as above.

Mandate to the sheriff of Norfolk to be intendant and aiding unto them herein.

Sept. 8. Windsor.

Mandate to the justiciary of Ireland and all bailiffs and lieges to permit the prior of Lantonay in England or his messenger bringing these letters to take the prior's corn or goods in Ireland to England for the maintenance of his house of Lentonay, or to dispose of them otherwise at his will, from Michaelmas in this year to the following Michaelmas.

Royal assent to the election of Reginald, prior of Grymesby, to be abbot of Grymesby; and mandate to the bishop of Lincoln to do his part herein.

Sept. 10. Windsor.

The prior and canons of Abbendon have licence to elect an abbot in the place of R. deceased.

To F. king of Castile and Toledo, Leon and Galicia. The king returns him abundant thanks for informing him of his great ship which is detained at Corunna (Clunyam) and of his good pleasure that the ship, with the goods and merchandise therein, be restored to him, and that they should send some one to receive the ship. At his prayer, therefore, he has thought fit to send the bearer of these letters requesting that the king of Castile will order the ship with the cargo to be delivered to the said bearer.

Whereas Ralph Chaperun has given the king to understand that the serjeants with him in the castle of Kaermerdin are so much in debt for loans had in the town of Kaermerdin amounting to 26l. 8d. that they cannot well leave those parts before they have satisfied their creditors, the king commands the goodmen of Kaermerdin to compute with them how much they owe in the town, and to whom, and to mainprise their debts to that amount, and to send to the king about Michaelmas six or four men of the town to certify the king of the payment thereof, and he will satisfy them thereof.

Sept. 12. Windsor.

Mandate to L. archbishop of Dublin, as soon as opportunity offers by reason of any dignity in Ireland falling void which is in his hands, to cause 15 marks of rent to be assigned therefrom to William de Radeclive, king's chaplain.

Protection without term for the priors of Okeburn and Russelep.

Pardon to Nicholas de Wulveston of his flight and outlawry for larceny; with the usual condition.

Sept. 13. Reading.

The like to Jordan de Tyd, of his flight and outlawry for the death of Arnold son of Roger de Tyd, killed in the time of Henry II.

Protection without term for the prioress of Karho.

Order to the bailiffs of Bristol not to distrain or permit to be distrained the good men of Kaermerdin for any debt in the town of Bristol whereof they are not debtors or sureties, until three weeks after Michaelmas.

Sept. 18. Marlborough.

Grant to the abbot and monks of Ford, for half a mark a year, that they and their men of Thorcumbe and Turnewurth be quit of suits at the court of Craneburn and of Pimpern, which is in the king's hands on account of his custody of the land and heir of G. de Clare, earl of Gloucester, so long as the custody be in the king's hands.

Aug. 28. Odiham.

Mandate to Eustace de Leveland, chancellor of Chichester, to deliver the treasurership of the Exchequer of Dublin to G. de Turvill, archdeacon of Dublin.

[Cancelled.] Because above.

Sept. 19. Marlborough.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Hugh Paynel, to the custody of the castle of Sauvey (de Salvata); and mandate to the constable thereof to deliver it to him.

Sept. 23. Marlborough.

To the justiciary of Ireland. The king has granted to Maurice son of Gerold, that touching the tenements of Geoffrey de Mariscis, William de Mariscis his son, Duncan Carbr[egh], and John Travers, and their heirs, if the said Geoffrey, William, Duncan and John die before judgement is given that they held their tenements of the tenement of the said Maurice, which persons were with R. Marshal sometime earl of Pembroke, against the king and the said Maurice in battle, and in the king's war of Ireland, after their deliverance from prison, where they now are, judgement shall be held for the said Maurice and his heirs in the king's court of Dublin, notwithstanding the writing of peace made between G. Marshal, earl of Pembroke and his brothers and others on the one side and the commonalty (communa) of magnates and lieges of Ireland on the other side; wherefore the king charges him to cause judgement to be given for the said Maurice and his heirs without delay, notwithstanding the said writing.

Licence for Richard le Curteys, burgess of Bristol, to buy in Ireland 40 quarters of any kind of corn, to bring to England, and mandate to M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, to let his messenger bearing these letters buy the same and bring it to England without interference ; until a year after All Saints.

The like for the abbot of Neth to buy corn in England for the maintenance of himself and his brethren and his own household and to take it to his house of Neth in Wales ; until a year after Michaelmas.

Prohibition of a tournament to he held at Royston on Thursday before Michaelmas next, in the form whereby the tournaments of Northampton and Cambridge were prohibited above.

Mandate to the prior of Royston to go with John the Templar to the said place, and show these letters and prohibit the tournament.

Sept. 25. Marlborough.

Mandate to Richard de la Lade and Adam son of William, the king's escheators, to permit the recluse of Iftele to receive 100s. a year from the manor of Tettebiry, which the king has granted to her during pleasure for her maintenance.

Sept. 25. Marlborough.

Grant to Nicholas de Alna that he shall hold the land which he holds of the king's villeinage in Sumertun in the name of Christiana his wife, whereof the customs and works are worth 6s. 7d. a year, and for which he has paid a farm of 10s. 4d. a year, as appears by inquisition, for his life at a rent of 10s. 4d. for all service, so that he shall be quit of the said customs and works to be done for the king.

Mandate to Walter de Cliff' to apply his utmost diligence in obtaining (ad perquirendum) for the king, William son and heir of John de Braosa.

MEMBRANE 4.

Sept. 26. Marlborough.

Mandate to Maurice son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, the king having remitted to G. Marshal, earl of Pembroke, his indignation against him on account of the war of Richard, earl of Pembroke, his brother, received him and his brothers into his grace, restored to him all his lands and castles in England, Wales and Ireland, and received his homage for the same, to let him have seisin of all such as fall to him by inheritance in Ireland, of which R. the late earl, was seised on the day on which the war was first moved.

Mandate to Hugh de Lacy, earl of Ulster, to give him seisin of the castle of Cabry, which is in the custody of the said Hugh on account of the war.

Mandate to the mayor and goodmen of Dublin—the king having given licence for L. archbishop of Dublin, and the prior and canons of the Holy Trinity, Dublin, for the lengthening and widening of the church of the Holy Trinity, to take and stop up a street lying near the church towards the west, on condition that in place of the street they divert a road on their own ground near by, extending to the old street on the other side of the said land, by which people may have free access to the church—to permit this to be done, even though this stopping and changing of the same street be a nuisance to the city of Dublin.

Sept. 27. Marlborough.

Protection for two years from All Saints next for Robert son of Alvred, brother of William, bishop of Ossory.

The like for Jordan son of Alvred, brother of the said bishop.

Grant to Maurice son of Gerold, so long as he is justiciary of Ireland, of 500l. a year at the Exchequer of Dublin, to maintain him in that office.

Sept. 26. Marlborough.

Restitution to L. archbishop of Dublin and his church of Dublin of the town of Stagunnyng with all its liberties and free customs, as the right of the church of Dublin. Witnesses:—E. archbishop of Canterbury J. bishop of Bath, H. bishop of Rochester, W. bishop of Carlisle, M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, R. earl of Cornwall and Poitou, G. Marshall, earl of Pembroke, William de Ferariis, Walter Marshal, Walter de Clifford, Ralph son of Nicholas, Godfrey de Craucumbe, John Mar', Peter de Birmingeham, Richard de Tuyd and others.

Given by the hand of R. bishop of Chichester.

Sept. 26. Marlborough.

To Maurice son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland. The king has granted to Richard de Twyd that for the land of Atlon, which he claims as his right and which is in the king's hands, he shall receive at the Exchequer of Dublin 15l. yearly until the king come to Ireland or provide for him to the value of the said land, and has commanded the treasurer of Dublin to pay the same at the order of the justiciary, therefore the king commands him to cause the said Richard to have the 15l.

Sept. 26. Marlborough.

The king to the earls, barons, knights and lieges of Ireland. The king thanks them for their fidelity and service to his predecessors and himself, and especially in the late battle in Ireland against R. Marshal, sometime earl of Pembroke, for which he is their debtor for favours to be repaid when time and place shall serve, and begs them to attend to the king's affairs with their accustomed faithfulness, and to assist Maurice son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, with counsel and aid, whenever the said affairs require it.

Sept. 26. Marlborough.

Writ of liberate to the treasurer and chamberlains of Dublin to pay Richard de Twyd 15l. a year as above.

Sept. 26. Marlborough.

Mandate to the said justiciary to let L. archbishop of Dublin have 300 marks whereby the king has made fine with him for the damages to him and his in his diocese on account of the war with R. earl Marshal; the king has commanded the treasurer and chamberlains of Dublin to pay the sum at the order of the justiciary.

Sept. 27. Marlborough.

Mandate in pursuance to the said treasurer and chamberlains.

Sept. 28. Sandleford.

To the said justiciary. The king has granted to Nicholas Parvus the rent at the Exchequer of Dublin which Robert Parvus his brother used to receive there for the land of Corcumbasc cantred, which Duncan de Carebrac holds of the king at farm, until the king comes to those parts or provide for him otherwise. Therefore he commands the justiciary by inspection of the rolls of that Exchequer to inquire how much rent Robert used to receive yearly and cause Nicholas to have the same, as the king has commanded the treasurer and chamberlains of Dublin to pay this at his order.

Mandate in pursuance to the said treasurer and chamberlains.

Writ of liberate to the said treasurer and chamberlains for 100s. yearly to be paid on the mandate of the justiciary to Reginald Finegal for the half cantred of Occasin, which the king holds in his hand, as the said Reginald used to receive for it; until the king give other order herein.

Mandate in pursuance to the said justiciary.

Remission to Duncan de Carbrugh, for a fine of 400 marks, of the king's indignation conceived against him for having stood against him in the late war between him and R. Marshal, sometime earl of Pembroke, and reception of him into the king's grace ; and grant that the land which he now holds at farm he shall continue to hold in the state he now holds it, during pleasure; and the justiciary is commanded, after taking security for the said fine, to permit him to hold it, saving to the king arrears of the said farm due for the time when the land was in the king's hands.

Protection for Reginald Finegal so long as he is in Ireland on the king's service, to which parts the king has sent him on an embassage.

Mandate to M., son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, to cause Peter de Burmingham to have 20 marks a year at the Exchequer of Dublin, which the king has granted to him for his maintenance on the king's service; and the treasurer and chamberlains of Dublin have been commanded to pay the same to the said Peter at his order.

Writ of Liberate in pursuance to the said treasurer and chamberlains.

To the said justiciary. John son of Geoffrey de Mariscis was in England with W. earl of Warenne, in the time when there was war in Ireland between the king and R. Marshal, earl of Pembroke, and therefore the king commands the justiciary that of all the lands and castles of the said John and of the lands of such of his men as were not against the king in the war, which on account of that war were taken into the king's hands, with all their things and chattels, he shall cause them to have full seisin.

Protection for the king's Ostmen (Hostimannos) of Waterford.

Sept. 29. Reading.

Grant to Peter de Byrmingeham of 20 marks a year at the Exchequer of Dublin to maintain him in the king's service, during pleasure.

Pardon, for God and for the saving of the king's soul, to Reginald son of William the Miller, for the death of John the Carpenter, and of his flight from Ireland for the same, as the king is informed that while he was under age in striking with a knife which he had in his hand the said John, as he was trying to strike the sister of the said Reginald, whom John had married, he by misadventure cut a vein in the arm of the latter and made a wound whereof he afterwards died.

MEMBRANE 3.

Sept. 30. Reading.

Signification to E. archbishop of Canterbury of the royal assent to the election of Master Ralph de Maydestan, dean of Hereford, to be bishop of Hereford.

Royal assent to the election of Reginald, sometime prior of Grimesby, to be abbot of Grimesby ; and writ de intendendo to the tenants of the abbey.

Sept. . . Reading.

Writ de intendendo to the tenants of the bishopric of Hereford in favour of the above Master Ralph.

Sept. 28.

Protection, from Michaelmas in the eighteenth year to Whitsunday in the nineteenth year, for the abbot of Morgan.

Oct. 1. Reading.

Grant to Geoffrey de Turvill, archdeacon of Dublin, of the marriage of the heirs of Roger de Cestria, tenant in chief by knight service.

Oct. 2. Reading.

To the justiciary of Ireland. The king has granted to William de Radeclive, king's chaplain, 3 marks a year at the Exchequer of Dublin until he provide for him in an ecclesiastical benefice of 15 marks, as is more fully contained in letters patent directed to L. archbishop of Dublin ; and the treasurer and chamberlains of Dublin have been commanded to pay this at the order of the justiciary.

Writ of Liberate in pursuance to the said treasurer and chamberlains.

Oct. 2. Reading.

Signification to the chapter of Hereford of the king's grant to Nicholas de Novill, king's clerk, of the prebend in their church late of Richard Skayl, who died last Michaelmas before the confirmation of their bishop elect, whereby the said prebend fell into the king's gift ; with a request to them to assign him a stall in the choir and a place in the chapter.

The like to the bishop elect, with a request to him to tell the chapter to make no difficulty in this matter.

Oct. 8. Westminster.

Mandate to sheriffs and bailiffs in whose bailiwicks Nicholas, abbot of St. Pierre sur Dives, has lands, to receive Fulk, prior of Tuttesbiry, whom the king has admitted as the attorney of the said abbot in all that concerns his lands in England.

Oct. 7. Westminster.

Restitution to Richard de Burgo, for a fine of 3,000 marks, of his land of Connaught which he had on the day that the king caused him to be disseised on account of the account required of him for the time that he was justiciary of Ireland, and of the contention moved between the king and H. de Burgo, earl of Kent, his uncle; to hold to him and his heirs at a rent at the Exchequer of Dublin of 500 marks, and the service of 20 knights' fees, for all service, saving to the king 5 cantreds of the land of Connaught, of the better land near the castle of Athlon, also the gifts of croziers (donationibus crociarum) in that land, the royal dignities, and the justice of that land appertaining to the royal dignity, as is more fully contained in a charter granted to him. [Cal. Charter Rolls, p. 42.]

Remission also to him, in consideration of his service in Ireland in the war of Richard Marshal, of the king's indignation conceived against him on account of the king's anger against H. earl of Kent.

Quit-claim also to him, touching all receipts, disbursements, reckonings and accounts for the time that he was justiciary of Ireland.

The said Richard, however, is to give the king security by hostages and his charter for himself and his heirs that he and his heirs will faithfully serve the king and not recede from his fealty. [Faœdera.]

Oct. 11. Westminster.

Mandate to Adam de Yeland to give seisin to H. de Burgo, earl of Kent, of the castle of Horneby with all the lands and other things belonging to it, except the valley of Wiredale, the king having restored the same to him with that exception.

Mandate to the said Adam, that after putting safeguard in the said castle, he come to the king to surrender to him the above castle, or to send a fit messenger with power to surrender it in his name. These letters were close.

Oct. 11. Westminster.

Mandate to sheriffs in whose bailiwicks the honor of Boulogne is, not to intermeddle in what concerns that honor so long as it is in the custody of William de Culeworth, sheriff of Essex and Hertford, to whom the king has committed it during pleasure, so that he answer thereof at the Exchequer.

To all barons of the Cinque Ports who came to the fair of Yarmouth this year. The king sends to them Thomas de Hemmegrave, sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, and Thomas son of Godfrey, commanding the said barons, to make in the presence of these such amends for their trespasses at the said fair and at sea against the peace that no further complaint thereof may come to the king's ears by their default.

Oct. 9. Westminster.

Safe-conduct for two years from All Saints next, for the goodmen and merchants of Florence, coming to England to trade.

Safe-conduct, from All Saints next to Michaelmas following, for Peter de la Marche, burgess of Agen, and his men, coming with his ships bringing 300 tuns of wine to England ; directed to H. de Trublevill, seneschal of Gascony, and the bailiffs of La Ryole.

To the king's dearest friends Simon, count of Ponthieu, and M. his wife, countess of Ponthieu. The king is sending to them brother Robert de Riboti Monte of the Cistercian order, in whose ear he has put some secrets to be expounded to them about the business which they signified by the same, which the king will not commit to writing on account of the perils of the ways. They can place implicit trust in him.

The like for P. duke of Brittany and earl of Richmond, and those he brings with him, coming to England to speak with the king. [Fœdera.]

Oct. 16. Westminster.

Grant to H. de Burgo, earl of Kent, that he shall be quit for his life of the claim which the king had against him for the manor of Whatele.

Licence for Philip de Albiniaco to pledge for three years from Michaelmas in the nineteenth year the manor of Wycton late of William de Kieu, which he has de ballio regis, on account of a pilgrimage which he is going to make to the land of Jerusalem.

Writ of Liberate to the treasurer and chamberlains in favour of the abbot of Wardon for 20 marks a year at the Exchequer granted to him by the king for damages sustained by the abbey in the siege of the castle of Bedeford, until the king provide the abbot with land to the value of 10l. a year.

MEMBRANE 2.

Oct. 16, Westminster.

Licence for the abbot of Tyntern, in consideration of his losses in the war between the king and Richard Marshal, to have, during pleasure, in the forest of Dene, 40 mares with their foals (seeta) of three years.

Oct. 18. Westminster.

Signification to G. the pope, of the king's revocation of the procuration which Master John de Cadamo, the king's proctor in the court of Rome, committed in the king's name to Nicholas de Rya.

Safe-conduct for Peter de Rivallis, coming to the king to Winchester to make fine for having the king's grace, or to render his account to the king.

Oct. 18. Westminster.

Promise to anyone lending 100 marks to A. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, and Master William de Kilkenny, king's clerk, whom the king is sending to the court of Rome on his affairs, to pay that amount to their messenger bearing these letters with letters of the said envoys testifying to the loan, at the places and terms therein expressed.

Four other pairs of like letters, so that they have in the whole five pairs of letters each of 100 marks.

[Cancelled.] Because Master W. surrendered those letters.

Oct. 20. Westminster.

Mandate to M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, to give seisin to William de Mariscis son and heir of Jordan de Mariscis, of the lands and castles of the said Jordan in Ireland; which were taken into the king's hands on account of the war with Richard Marshal, earl of Pembroke, after first taking security from him for the payment in England at the terms assigned to him of 300 marks which he owes to the king for his ransom, for that he was taken in battle with the said earl against the king; and to signify the security so given in Ireland to the barons of the Exchequer in England.

Mandate to brother Hugh de Stocton to deliver 763l. 13s. received by him by the hands of William de Haverhull and John Maunsel of the tallage of the Jews to the said John Maunsel for safe custody in the house of the said Hugh.

Grant to Bozo de Mastac, count of Bigorre that if on account of his service to the king he lose by the power of the king of France the lands of his inheritance in the parts of Limou the king will give him 500 pounds of Tours yearly, until he recover his lands by the king's power or by peace.

Grant to the said count and his heirs for ever of a fee of 50 marks a year at the Exchequer at Michaelmas.

Oct. 21. Westminster.

Grant to Hugh de Pateshull, the treasurer, of 100 marks a year at the Exchequer, for his maintenance in that office, until the king provide for him otherwise.

Grant to Master Alexander de Swereford, treasurer of St. Paul's, London, of 40 marks a year at the Exchequer, to maintain him in the king's service at the Exchequer, where he resides by the king's order, until the king provide for him otherwise.

Oct. 23. Westminster.

Mandate to William de Bueles to cause payment to be made without delay out of the 500 marks which came from England, and are in his custody, by the hand of A. a Knight Templar, to Theobald Crespin, 50 marks; to Bernard de Ruyl, 50 marks ; to Ralph de Bello Monte, 25l.; to Geoffrey de Taunay, 50 marks ; to Geoffrey de Mauritannia, 50 marks ; to Geoffrey de Rydel, 50 marks ; to Peter de Bidun, 25l. ; to the vicomte of Fruncak, 50 marks ; to Emeric de Rupe Chuwardi, 50 marks ; and to Emeric his son, 50 marks. Tested by H. de Trublevill.

Oct. 26. Woodstock.

Prohibition of a tournament about to be held at Baudak.

Protection, without term, for the brethren of the hospital of St. Thomas the Martyr, Scardeburgh.

MEMBRANE 1.

Oct. 23. Westminster.

Mandate to William de Bueles as above, with Geoffrey de Taunay altered to Hugh de Taunay.

[In the margin] 'Ulerun.'