Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry III: Volume 3, 1232-1247. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1906.
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1233, membranes 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
Jan. 6. Woodstock.
Mandate to Peter de Rivallis to cause them to have seisin of the wood.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Peter de Rivallis to the custody of the treasurership of the Exchequer, with mandate to W. bishop of Carlisle, the treasurer, by view of good men, to deliver to the said Peter, or to Robert Passelewe, whom he has attorned before the king for this during pleasure, the keys of the treasury with the treasurership and all things pertaining to it clearly drawn up in writing.
Afterwards S. de Sedgrave, the justiciary, was commanded, if the bishop would not surrender the treasurership, to surrender it to the said Peter or Robert. Close.
The prioress and convent of Alnestowa have letters of licence to elect an abbess in the room of Mabel, deceased; and there came to the king Isilia, the sub-sacristan, and Leticia, the sub-cellarer of the house, with letters close of the chapter.
Jan. 11. Woodstock.
Mandate to the mayor, jurats and commune (co'e) of Bordeaux to deliver to Hugh de Vivona, seneschal of Gascony, their rents in their town, due, collected and reserved, for the expedition of the king's affairs in those parts, and to permit for the future the seneschal himself by his bailiffs to receive the said rents as in former times of other seneschals, and to aid him in doing the king's business.
Mandate to all barons and knights who have sworn to keep the king's peace in Gascony, to cause it to be kept in their own parts, and to cause the passes and roads to be kept so that there may be safe passage for merchants without peril of body or loss of goods, saving to everyone his due and right customs on merchandise and goods.
Grant, during pleasure, to Bernard de Boevill, that, out of the customs of Bordeaux, he shall take 100l. of money of Bordeaux a year for the maintenance of himself, his wife and boys.
Mandate to H. de Vivona, seneschal of Gascony, to cause him to have the same.
Request to P. duke of Brittany and earl of Richmond, to lend the king 200l. and to deliver the same to Philip de Albiniaco for business enjoined upon him by the king by Amaury de Sancto Amando ; and the king will cause these to be repaid to him or his messenger bearing these letters and the duke's letters patent testifying this.
The like to Galo de Nanetis.
Jan. 13. Woodstock.
Mandate to all sheriffs throughout England, whenever any wards or escheats fall in their bailiwicks, to allow those who have the custody of the king's wards and escheats to have free administration thereof, not laying hands on them, or permitting hands to be laid on them by their men, in making seisin thereof; until further order.
Jan. 10. Woodstock.
Mandate to all barons and knights of Gascony, through whose lands and power merchants pass with their merchandise, to cause the passes and roads of those parts to be so guarded that there shall be safe passage along them for such merchants; saving to every one his due and right customs on merchandise and goods.
Jan. 13. Woodstock.
Mandate to the mayor and jurats of Bordeaux, that, whereas many times by the creation of a new mayor in their city and by removal of another, discords and disturbances of the peace have arisen, as the king has heard, and it is his wish that they elect as mayor such a one as will command the unanimous assent of all, they shall with the council (de consilio) of the city elect as mayor one of their fellow citizens, at whose creation no dissensions will arise amongst them ; saving all rights and liberties of the king.
Jan. 13. Woodstock.
Mandate to the abbot of Faversham to be answering unto Master Simon the Cook, king's serjeant, in respect of the 10l. which he used to render to the advocate of Bethune from the manor of Mossewell, which he held at farm of the said advocate ; the king having committed the said 10l. during pleasure, to the said Simon, for his sustenance in his service.
By K. before P. de Rivallis, Ralph son of Nicholas and Godfrey de Craucumbe.
Jan. 13. Woodstock.
Mandate for the third time to Richard de Burgo to deliver to Maurice son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, the king's castles in Ireland which he still holds in his hands; he is to do this on pain of his perpetual infamy, and that the king may not be his default be compelled to consume for the preservation of his crown the money which the said Richard knows he requires for so many purposes.
Jan. 19. Westminster.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Peter de Rivallis to the custody of the treasurership of the Exchequer; and the barons and chamberlains of the Exchequer are commanded to be attending and answering unto him and to Robert Passelewe, whom he has put in his place during his pleasure.
Teste P. bishop of Winchester.
Jan. 26. Windsor.
Protection without term for Neemaym, bishop of Clogher.
Jan. 27. Windsor.
Mandate to Richard de Burgo, in answer to his letter sent to the king by William de Cauntel[upe] and P. prior of Adhissel, his messengers to England, praying him to believe what they would say from the writer viva voce, touching the delivery of the king's castles in Ireland and the justiciaryship of Ireland, to whom he has answered that it is his will that these be delivered up, to deliver all the said castles to Maurice son of Gerald, the justiciary of Ireland, to be kept by him during pleasure.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Thomas de Muleton to the custody of the county of Cumberland.
Protection for Philip de Albiniaco, who is on the king's service beyond seas, for such time as he be there.
Royal assent to the election of Wymarc[a], prioress of Elnestowe, to be abbess of that place; and a mandate is sent to the bishop of Lincoln to do his part herein.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Hugh le Despenser (Dispens') to keep the castle of Bollesovre, that was in the custody of Robert de Tatteshale, with mandate to the latter to deliver it.
Jan. 27. Windsor.
The like of Thomas de Muleton to keep the castle of Carlisle; with mandate to W. bishop of Carlisle, to deliver it to him.
Richard de Burgo has sent to the king William de Kauntilupe and P prior of Athisill, to England, by whom he has signified that he is to give credence to what they will say from him touching the delivery of the king's castles in his hands and the justiciaryship ; and the king has answered them that it is his will that these be delivered to Maurice son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, and the said Richard has been commanded by letters patent to deliver them ; and the justiciary is commanded that, from the time when he receives them, he is to keep in his hands the castles of Dublin, Adlon, Roscret, and Clunmakenois ; and the other castles, to wit, Lymeric, Drogheda, Dungarvan and Reindon, with the five cantreds of Connaught, to deliver to Eustace, the treasurer, and Benedict, the chamberlain, of the Exchequer of Ireland, bailiffs of P. de Rivallis, to whom the king has committed the keeping of the same, during pleasure.
Jan. 27. Windsor.
Protection without term for Peter le Poitevin (Pictaviensis) ; and grant for life that he be quit of toll with respect to all his own goods and merchandise.
By K. before P. bishop of Winchester, and S. de Sedgrave, the justiciary.
Mandate to the bishop of Bazas asking him to do his best that the castle of Rocheford be surrendered to Hugh de Vivona, seneschal of Gascony, because the king is sure that it can be surrendered by the bishop without opposition if the bishop labours effectively at this.
The like to Rostand (Rusteng) de Solar[iis].
Mandate to G. archbishop of Bordeaux, to cause to be surrendered to the king the armour, goods and furniture (garnisturam) which his canons of Bordeaux are harbouring with Richard de Poncellis, sometime bailiff of Bordeaux under Henry de Trubl[eville], as the king is informed, which Richard is strengthening a tower in Bordeaux out of the King's stone taken from a tower adjoining the castle of Bordeaux, thrown down by him; and he is not to permit him to be harboured by the canons.
The like to the canons not to harbour him and to surrender the said arms and furniture.
The like to the mayor and commonalty of Bordeaux to harbour the said Richard no longer, but to distrain him to appear before Hugh de Vivona and to obey the right in the premises.
It is written also to the bishop of Bazas and Raymond de Pinu not to harbour Peter de Abbetot, sometime bailiff of la Réole under the said Henry, who carried away arms and other things from the castle there; and to cause the same to be given up to the seneschal.
Mandate to Randolf de Talemunt to deliver to Hugh de Vivona the targes, cross bows, lances and bows which Henry de Trubl[eville] delivered to him out of the furniture of the castle of Oleron, with all other armour of the said castle received by him.
The like to Raymond le Moneyer (Monetario) to deliver to the said Hugh a charter of a prest of 100 marks, which he made to H. de Trubl[eville], which 100 marks the king caused to be repaid him out of the king's wines of Bordeaux.
The like to the mayor and men of Dax (de Aquis) to deliver to the said Hugh the rents of their town, which they have reserved for the king's use, and to be attending and answering unto the said Hugh during pleasure.
The like to the mayor and men of Bayonne.
The like to the mayor and commonalty of Bayonne not to presume to enter into confederacy with anyone of the king's land or elsewhere without his licence; and they are to consent that if contentions arise between them and the men of Bordeaux, these shall be settled by H. de Vivona, the seneschal.
Feb. 1. Westminster.
Grant to Richard Duket of the whole land in Welinghour which Randolf de Vyry had of the gift (ballio) of King John, to hold to him and his heirs, doing the king the service due; saving to the heirs of William de Sancto Bricio the right which they say they have therein.
Protection with clause volumus for Richard Duket, whom the king has sent to Ireland on his service, so long as he shall be there on such service.
Feb. 3. Westminster.
Promise to R. bishop of Cycestre, the chancellor, and W. bishop of Carlisle, who are pledged for Hugh de Pateshull to Hubert de Burgo in 300 marks, whereby the said Hugh made fine with Hubert for Maud de Mubray late [the wife] of Nigel de Mubray, niece of the said Hubert, to marry whomsoever she would, or to live without a husband if she would, to hold the said bishops harmless touching the said money, which by the king's order the said Hugh surrendered to the king, when he took into his hands the custody of the lands of the said Nigel.
The like to the said Hugh to save him harmless touching the said fine against the said Hubert and his heirs and all others.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Gilbert de Sedgrave to the custody of the castle of Bollesovre, with mandate to Robert de Tatteshal to deliver it.
Feb. 4. Westminster.
Mandate to John de Veteri Ponte to cause P. duke of Brittany and earl of Richmund, to have seisin of the manor of Boues with the castle and other appurtenances. By the justiciary before the bishop of Winchester.
The like to the sheriff of York by letters close.
Protection until his return for the prior of Covintre, gone for business of his church to the court of Rome.
The dean and chapter of St. Asaph's have letters of licence to elect, by the archdeacon and Philip, the chancellor of that church, who came with letters patent.
[Feb. 4. Westminster.]
Licence for Joan de la Rokele to marry whomsoever she will, provided that she do not marry one of the king's enemies, or to live without a husband if she will.
Appointment of Maurice son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, G. de Turvill, archdeacon of Dublin, Richard Duket, and Eustace, chancellor of Cycestre, treasurer of the Exchequer of Dublin, to audit the account of Richard de Burgo of all the issues of the land of Ireland belonging to the king for the time that he was justiciary and that he may answer before them for his trespasses against the King ; and he is commanded to render his account before them and make amends to them in the king's name for those trespasses.
Writ de intendendo directed to all the king's bailiffs of Ireland in favour of the said justices in doing justice touching the said trespasses and in hearing plaints which other persons of Ireland may wish to bring against him for injuries and trespasses, and doing justice therein.
Mandate to J. bishop of Ferns, when they shall be attending to the audit of the said account, to come before them with the writs and rolls, of the time aforesaid which he has with him, to certify them on matters necessary for the audit, giving his counsel and aid for the perfecting of the same.
The king is sending to Ireland G. archdeacon of Dublin, and Richard Duket to set forth certain business of his when necessary ; and it is commanded to all citizens, burgesses, farmers and tenants of the king in Ireland to give counsel and aid to them in perfecting the business.
The king is sending to Ireland R. Duket and G. de Thurvill to prosecute the pleas which he has against Richard de Burgo on certain articles, to do justice to all complainants against the said Richard and others according to the manner and form of each plaint which is laid before M. son of Gerold and themselves and such discreet men as they shall see fit to associate with themselves therein; and the said justiciary is commanded to admit them and to labour with all diligence to bring the business to the issue desired, according to the king's injunctions, saving all things that touch the king's honour. He is also to see to the safety of the said R. Duket against the plots and malice of certain provisors of the parts of Ireland and to provide him with a safe place wherein, while engaged in the king's business, he may be secure in goods and person.
Feb. 5. Westminster.
Quit-claim to J. bishop of Bath, and R. bishop of Durham, and their successors and churches from all accounts and reckonings, which should be rendered to the king, of the fifteenth and sixteenth, which he has appointed them to receive.
Feb. 6. Westminster.
Pardon to Hugh de Gernegan of his flight, and of the outlawry promulgated against him, for the death of Richard de Bosco ; on condition that he make his peace with the relatives of the said Richard and stand his trial if anyone will proceed against him.
By K. before the bishop of Winchester and the justiciary, by order of Ralph son of Nicholas, at the instance of John Gernegan, Friar Minor.
Safe-conduct, until Easter, for Henry de Trublevill and his men with him, coming to the king to speak with him.
By the bishop of Winchester and the justiciary.
Feb. 7. Westminster.
Appointment of Master Simon de Sceland as the king's proctor to the court of Rome, until Michaelmas next.
Feb. 5. Westminster.
Grant to Robert Passelewe, for a fine of 400 marks, of the custody, during the minority of the heirs, of the lands and heirs of Henry de Crammavill; to hold to himself or to him to whom he will give, bequeath or assign the same, with the marriage of the heirs.
Feb. 8. Westminster.
Protection without term for the abbot and monks of Furness.
Exemption for life of Geoffrey son of Elias de Houeton from being put upon assizes, juries or recognitions.
Exemption of Agatha Lestrange (Extranee) from suits of counties and hundreds respecting all her demesne lands, for three years from Easter next.
Feb. 7. Westminster.
Quit-claim to J. bishop of Bath, and R. bishop of Durham, and their successors and churches, from all accounts and reckonings, which should be rendered, of the fifteenth and sixteenth granted to the king in England.
Before P. bishop of Winchester and S. de Sedgrave.
Feb. 8. Westminster.
Promise to those who lend Master Simon Norman, gone to the court of Rome, as the king's envoy, to the sum of 30 marks, for the furtherance of the king's business there, to pay the same in England to them or their messenger bearing these letters and letters of Master Simon testifying the loan.
[Cancelled.] Because it has been satisfied.
Grant to G. de Turvill, archdeacon of Dublin, of 20 marks yearly at the Exchequer of Dublin, for his maintenance in the king's service, during pleasure ; and mandate to E. treasurer of the said Exchequer, and Benedict, the chamberlain, to pay him by half-yearly instalments of 10 marks, commencing at Michaelmas next.
Feb. 8. Westminster.
Promise as above to those who lend to Master Simon Norman to the amount of 10 marks.
[Cancelled.] Because it has been satisfied.
Feb. 20. Westminster.
Robert de Tateshale, who held in his custody the castle of Bollesovre, during pleasure, has surrendered that castle to the king at Maidenestane on 19 February, in this year, and the king has committed the castle to the custody of William Basset, during pleasure.
Teste P. bishop of Winchester, by letters of the king directed to the said bishop and S. de Sedgrave, the justiciary.
Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants of the castellany (de castellaria).
Feb. 26. Westminster.
Order to all sheriffs not to distrain, on account of debts required from earl W. Marshal, manor lands of the king's sister A. countess of Pembroke, sometime wife of the earl.
Mandate to Peter de Rivallis to assign to William son of Humphrey the clerk (clerico), who stood faithfully in the services of King John, land to the value of 10l. a year in wards or escheats for his maintenance, until the king has provided him with a competent ecclesiastical benefice.
By K. before the lord of Winchester (domino Wynt') and the justiciary.
He has also letters close by the same words.
Protection without term for the abbot and monks of Faveresham.
The like for William son of Humphrey.
Attornment, during pleasure, of Hugh de Lesseburn to receive the castle-guard rents (wardas) due to the castle of Dovre, with mandate to sheriffs to distrain such tenants as are liable to pay (wardas facere) without delay.
March 2. Westminster.
Grant to the Jews of England, except Isaac de Norwico and Ursel and his brothers, heirs of Hamo de Hereford, that of the 10,000 marks which they owe to the king for the last tallage, they may pay at the Exchequer at Michaelmas next 500l., at the following Easter 500l., and if they answer well the said 1,000l. and other arrears which they owe to the king, then they may pay in like manner 1,000l. in the eighteenth year, and after that 2,000l. yearly, at the same terms, until the said 10,000 marks is paid off. Grant also that during this period they be quit of tallage, on condition, however, that those Jews who mainprised for all the Jews of England the tallage of 8,000 marks answer to the king the arrears thereof, and that every Jew answer for himself the arrears of the tallage of 6,000 marks, as they were then tallaged by poll, and that they also answer to the king the other debts and fines which they owe him, notwithstanding the present fine.
Teste P. bishop of Winchester. By the same and the justiciary.
March 4. Kempton (Keniton).
Royal assent to the election of Wymarca, prioress of Alnestowe, as abbess of that place ; with writ de intendendo to the tenants of the abbey.
P. de Rivallis is commanded by letters close to cause her to have seisin of the abbey and all lands thereof.
Mandate to Joan late the wife of William Briwer to deliver the castle of Bridgnorth (Bruges) to Peter de Russellis, bearer of these letters, on behalf of P. de Rivallis to whom the king has committed the custody of the castle, during pleasure.
Feb. 4. Kempton.
Appointment of William son of Humphrey, clerk, who stood faithfully in the service of King John, and of the present king, to the manor of White Roding (Blanche Roing), late of the count of St. Pol, as of the value of 10l. a year, until the king provide him with a suitable benefice.
Before the bishop of Winchester and S. de Sedgrave the justiciary.
Writ de intendendo to the men of the said manor.
Feb. 28. Westminster.
The king by charter has given to Peter de Rivallis and his heirs the castle of Pevenese, with the castle-guard rents (cum wardis) and other appurtenances; and all persons of the said castellany (castell') are commanded to be attending and answering unto him in all that pertains to the castellany.
March 8. Kempton.
Protection, until his return, for the abbot of St. Edmund's, who has gone to the court of Rome.
March 9. Kempton.
Licence for Ferrand Balistarius to let to farm to whomsoever he will, the land which he has of the king's gift (ballio) in Menestok, for six years from Easter next, for the need of the said Ferrand and the king's service.
By the bishop of Winchester and the justiciary.
Protection for Robert Russel, who is taking the king's galley of Kaermerdin and his men to seek victuals and other necessaries for the furnishing (gamisione) of the castle of Caermerdin, for so long as he shall be taking the said galley.
The abbot of St. Edmund's, gone to the court of Rome, has letters begging his tenants to make him a reasonable aid to acquit his debts.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Roger Wascel[in] to the custody of the castles of Porcestre and Winchester, with mandate to P. bishop of Winchester to deliver them to him.
March 14. Kempton.
Safe-conduct, for two years from Easter next, for Gocelin de Rolers, merchant of Gaunt.
By K. and for William Lungespe.
Presentation of Herbert de Assewell to the church of the Holy Trinity and to a mediety of the church of St. Peter, Dorcestre, in the diocese of Salisbury.
March 20. Merton.
Promise to those who make a loan to Master John de Lymoges, king's clerk, gone to the court of Rome as the king's envoy, to the amount of 30 marks for the furtherance of the king's affairs, to pay the same in England to them, or their messenger bearing these letters with letters of the said John testifying the loan.
Cancelled. Because it has been satisfied.
Grant to P. bishop of Winchester of all the issues of the manor of Meleburn, as well in rents as in other things, for four years from Easter in this year, in aid of the fabric of the hospital of Portesmuth which he is building.
Mandate to P. de Rivallis to cause him to have full seisin of the said manor.
Appointment of Master John de Lymoges as the king's proctor at the court of Rome until Midsummer next.
March 23. Otford.
Extension for one month of the safe-conduct until Easter which Henry de Trubleville has in coming to the king ; and grant that the security of certain magnates, which he has for his said safe-conduct, shall endure to the same term. Before S. de Sedgrave, the justiciary.
March 24. Otford.
Safe-conduct until a week after Midsummer for a ship of Sandwich, which Edmund de la Wale leads, freighted by William Joinier, citizen of London, to whom belong the wines and merchandise therein directed to S. de Malo Leone and his bailiffs. By the justiciary.
The like for the said William for another ship which Adam son of Martin leads.
Protection without term for W. bishop of Ossory.
March 27. Rochester.
Presentation of William de Plessetis to the church of Fotston; and the letters are directed to the archbishop of York; and other letters to the archdeacon of Richmond.
March 28. Teynham.
Protection, until 1 August, for the abbot of Boxle, gone to Wales to make a visitation of the Cistercian houses in those parts, for himself and for his granges, goods and possessions.
April 8. Otford.
Protection, without term, for Adam, sometime abbot of Eynesham.
By G. de Craucumbe.
April 11. Otford.
Licence for the abbot and monks of Rufford to assart an acre by the king's perch of their wood by their abbey in the forest of Shirewude, nearest the abbey on the south and west sides and to enclose the same for the enlargement of the abbey; so that the said acre shall be quit of waste and regard, view of foresters, verderers and regarders and of all things pertaining to the forest, and to foresters or verderers.
Mandate to the justices next in eyre for pleas of the forest in the county of Nottingham not to take occasion against the abbot and monks thereof.
The like to Peter de Rivallis to permit them to enclose the said acre.
April 15. Croydon.
Protection, without term, for the prior and leprous brethren of Boulton.
The like for William son of Humphrey.
April 18. Stratford atte Bow (Strafford).
The like for Master Benedict, the pope's chamberlain, for his goods and possessions in England.
April 19. Stratford atte Bow.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Henry son of Nicholas to the custody of the counties of Dorset and Somerset; and mandate to archbishops &c. to be attending and answering unto him as sheriff. By P. de Rivallis.
April 26. Lambeth.
Pardon to John son of Geoffrey de Gipeswico of his abjuration of the land for the death of Simon Lestrange, on condition that he stand his trial if anyone will proceed against him.
By brother Andrew de Lexinton.
April 26. Lambeth.
Extension to Henry de Trublevill of the safe-conduct which he has until a month after Easter until Michaelmas; and grant that his security by letters of certain magnates for the said safe-conduct shall endure till then.
By P. de Rivallis.
Mandate to the constable of the Tower of London to deliver the king's fortieth from the counties of Oxford, Berks and Surrey, which the collectors thereof delivered to him by the king's order to be deposited in the said Tower, to the treasurer and chamberlains under the seals of the collectors as they delivered the same to him. By the justiciary.
The like touching the fortieth from the county of Kent.
April 26. Lambeth.
Pardon to Ralph Hund of his flight and outlawry for a breach of the peace whereof William son of Wymarca appealed him; on condition that he stand his trial if anyone will proceed against him.
By K. before his council for the archdeacon of Northampton.
The like to the following:—
Jocelin son of Hardnota.
Walter le Serjant.
Jocelin son of Edith.
April 27. Westminster.
Protection, without term, for Jocelin, bishop of Ardagh.
Appointment, for life, of Brian de Insula to the custody of the county of York; and mandate to all persons of the county to be attending and answering unto him as sheriff.
The same Brian has with him letters to all of the county to answer to him the profit thereof and 300 marks at the Exchequer; on condition that, beyond this, he will keep the castles of Scardeburg and Pikering at his own cost.
The prior and convent of Tavistok have letters of licence to elect an abbot, by Ralph le Young (Juniorem), Walter le Bald (Calrum) and Geoffrey de Plimtun, monks of their house, who came to court to ask for such licence.
Protection, without term, for William son of Stephen Beaufiz, of Rye.
April 27. Westminster.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Ralph de Bray, to the custody of the counties of Warwick and Leicester, and mandate to archbishops, &c. to be attending and answering unto him as sheriff.
April 27. Westminster.
Writ of Liberate to the treasurer and chamberlains to pay to the king's two almoners of Kincton at the exchequer 100s. at Michaelmas next and 100s. at Easter following, and so 10l. in every year at those terms for the king's established alms.
Safe-conduct, until Easter, for Robert le Blund of Doay, coming to England with merchandise.
Protection, without term, for Joceus son of Peter, citizen of London.
May 4. Westminster.
The like for the prior and monks of the Holy Trinity, Canterbury.
May 6. Westminster.
Safe-conduct, until Michelmas, for Henry le Ram of Bruges and his men of that town, who have been plundered on the coast of Brittany, coming to England to shew who carried away their goods.
Appointment, during pleasure, of William de Culeworth to the custody of the county of Berks, and writ de intendendo for him as sheriff.
The like of William de Holewell to that of the counties of Essex and Hertford.
May 6. Westminster.
Mandate to Richard de Burgo to deliver to Maurice son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, the castle of Miloc, in Connaught, which he has in his hands, and the king's prisoners, whom he likewise holds; and unless he does this he shall answer for the whole cost which the king will lay out in obtaining the castle and delivering the prisoners.
Teste S. de Sedgrave.
Ratification of the appeal which W. archbishop of York, is about to interpose as well for the king's right as his own that A. king of Scots, shall not have himself crowned king, to the prejudice of the king's dignity and of the liberty of the archbishop and his church. [Fœdera.]
Teste S. de Sedgrave.
May 12. Woodstock.
Presentation of William Hardel to the church of Dadin[ton], in the diocese of Lincoln.
Presentation of Master William, the king's surgeon, to the church of Houkerinton, in the same diocese, in the king's gift by reason of the land of Thomas son of Walter being in his hands.
May 15. Woodstock.
Protection, without term, for Master John le Romayn (Romanum), subdean of York, and for all his men and lands, as also for his demesnes and proper goods and possessions.
The like, until Michaelmas, for Paulinus de Whinchelese.
May 20. Winchcombe.
Exemption for life of Adam, sometime abbot of Eynesham, from doing suit in person for the manor of Rollendrit at counties and hundreds, saving to the king the suit of all the men of that manor who have done suit hitherto.
Mandate to the sheriff of Oxford to permit to be quit thereof.
May 22. Gloucester.
Grant to Master John le Blund (Blundo) that he shall have for life those 20l. yearly at the Exchequer which the king lately granted to him until he should provide him with a competent benefice; and mandate to the treasurer and chamberlains to pay the same.
May 25. Tewkesbury.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Engelard de Cygoyni to the custody of the county of Oxford, with the castle of Oxford and the houses and park of Wudestok, and mandate to Godfrey de Craucumbe to deliver the same to him. By P. [bishop of] Winchester, and S. de Sedgrave.
The like: and writ de intendendo for him as sheriff, directed to all of the county.
Nicholas de Wicheford has letters to his men to make him an aid to discharge his debts lately incurred by knighthood (quibus oneratus est per cingulum militis quo nuper cinctus fuit).
Licence, until a fortnight after Michaelmas, for the merchants of the land of the count of Flanders to come to England to trade.
Protection, until two years from Trinity, for the master and nuns of Stikeswald.
May 25. Tewkesbury.
Acknowledgment of the delivery in the wardrobe at Tewkesbury, on Tuesday before St. Augustine, by Ralph de Sudleg, Ralph de Chaundos, Peter de Egeworthe and Thomas de Tyringham, assessors and collectors of the fortieth in the county of Gloucester, to Peter de Rivallis, the treasurer, of 395l. 5s. 5½d. of such fortieth. By P. de Rivallis.
May 28. Tewkesbury.
Mandate to M. son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, that whereas F. son of K. sometime king of Connaught, signified to the king that he purposed to come to England to speak with him, and the king sent back word that before he came he should labour, with the counsel of the justiciary, to take the castle of Miloc, which is in the hands of Richard de Burgo, he shall, as soon as the same is taken, and the land of Connaught is settled, let the said F. have safe-conduct to the king and send with him fit persons to certify the state of Ireland. [Fœdera.]
May 30. Worcester.
Grant, for four years from Michaelmas next, to the abbot of Winchecumbe, of the town of Winchecumbe, with the hundreds of Kiftesgate, Holeford and Gretestan and with pleas of withernam as well as of sureties and pledges, rendering yearly at the exchequer of Michaelmas 50l. yearly, upon the account of the sheriff of Gloucester; and mandate to all tenants of the town and hundreds to be attending and answering unto him, as the king's bailiff, in all that pertains to the said town and hundred. Also it is the king's will that the abbot's manors of Shireburn and Bladint[on] be quit of suits to counties and hundreds for the term aforesaid.
June 1. Feckenham (Fecham).
The king has received the castle of Caermerdin from Philip le Bret and committed it to the custody of Walter de Breosa during pleasure; and having audited the account of the said Philip for the time in which he had the custody, there has remained a debt of the king to him of 77l. 6s. 4½d., and the good men of Caermerdin are commanded to acquit the king thereof to thereof to the said Philip and he will answer the same to them.
Cancelled. 'Because he did not have it.'
June 3. Kidderminster.
Protection and safe-conduct for Griffin son of Ruther[ik], a Welshman, going to Jerusalem on pilgrimage, and for those whom he shall take with him. By K.
June 6. Wenlock.
Mandate to all earls and barons intending to go to the tournament at Northampton on Wednesday after the octaves of Holy Trinity, not to go but to come with all speed to the king at Worcester to speak with him of important affairs which he will lay before them at his coming.
The like to all knights of the king's household.
June 6. Wenlock.
Safe-conduct, for three weeks from Tuesday before St. Barnabas the Apostle, for Edenevet Vachan, and those he brings with him, coming to Worcester to treat with the king touching peace between the king and Lewelin; and under the same safe-conduct the king has taken David son of the same Lewelin, and those he brings with him, if he will come with the said Edenevet.
June 7. Wenlock.
Grant to Margaret late the wife of John de Brausa that she shall not be distrained to marry so long as she will live without a husband; on condition that, if she will marry, she may not do so without licence of the king and assent of his council.
June 7. Wenlock.
Vivian de Roshale, William de Albo Monasterio, Robert de, Wudeton and Hugh the Forester, assessors and collectors of the fortieth in the county of Salop, by the king's order, have delivered in the wardrobe at Wenlac, on Monday before St. Barnabas, to Peter de Rivallis, 106l. of the same fortieth. By the said P.
June 8. Worcester.
Royal assent to the election of Alan, sometime prior of Sulye, to be abbot of Tavistok; and mandate to the bishop of Exeter to do his part in this behalf.
June 10. Worcester.
Grant to the abbot and convent of Theokesbiry that so long as the manor of Theokesbiry shall be in the king's hand on account of his custody of the land and heir of G. sometime earl of Gloucester, the tithes of hay of the same manor shall be given [to them], as well from the demesnes as from the villeinages; on condition that, when the heir come of age, no prejudice shall arise to him by reason of this grant if he shall not then be willing to pay the said tithes, in accordance with letters patenet to that effect which the abbot and convent have made to the king for the indemnity of the heir. By the justiciary.
It is found by inspection of a charter of Henry II that he granted to the abbey of Bordesle and the monks there, in almoin for ever, the hamlet of Holewey, which was member of the manor of Fecham; wherefore it is the king's will and he charges that the monks have and hold the hamlet in almoin for ever, so that they be not distrained by the king's bailiffs of the manor of Fecham or others to give or carry litter to Fecham on the coming of the king there, as they were lately compelled by the said bailiffs to do contrary to their charter. By the justiciary.
Mandate in pursuance to the bailiffs.
Mandate to the keeper of the islands of Geres[eye], Gerner[eye], Serk, Alren[eye], and Erm to cause to be summoned before him at a certain day and place all assizes and pleas, which have been moved in the said islands by the king's precept, to do justice therein, according to law and the custom of the same islands.
June 13. Worcester.
Appointment of Richard de Muneton and Walter, reeve of Stratton, as leaders (superiores) to keep and defend the parts of Strattonedale against the king's enemies; and mandate to the men of the same town of Strattonedale to be attending, helping and counselling unto them in defence of themselves and those parts, whenever there be need for this.
June 14. Worcester.
Discharge of Walter son of Walter, reeve of Stratton, from the yearly rent of 40d. which he has been accustomed to pay for a half-virgate of land in Stratton. By the justiciary before the bishop of Winchester.
It is the king's will that from henceforth the knights, freemen and others of the hundred of Cholebiry on this side Offedich be attending and answering unto the sheriff of Salop in all things pertaining to that hundred; and a mandate has been sent to them to this effect.
By the justiciary and [the bishop of] Winchester.
Mandate to the constable of Montgomery not to hinder them in this.
June 15. Worcester.
Appointment, during pleasure, of William de Boeles to the custody of the castles of Muntgomery and Sneth, with mandate to John le Strange to deliver them to him.
June 15. Worcester.
Grant to the good men of Bruges of murage from next Midsummer until three years after the following Michaelmas.
Mandate to the sheriff of Salop to cause this to be cried and observed.
June 16. Evesham.
Acknowledgment of the receipt in the wardrobe at Evesham on Wednesday after St. Barnabas, by P. de Rivallis, the treasurer, of 110l. 14s. 14½d. by the hand of Eudo de Bello Campo and his fellows, of the fortieth collected by them in the county of Worcester.
By the same P.
The like letters for Geoffrey de Gresele and his fellows of 137l. 19s. 10d. of the fortieth in the county of Stafford.
The like for the following:—
Roger le Poher and his fellows, collectors of the fortieth in the land of W. bishop of Worcester in the counties of Gloucester, Worcester, and Warwick, of 68l. 16s.
William Crupet and Herbert de Morton, of 7l. 2s. 9d. of the fortieth of moveables of R. earl Marshal, collected in the counties of Gloucester and Worcester.
June 18. Woodstock.
Presentation of Adam de Sancto Edmundo to the church of Muleton, void by the resignation of John de Muleton, and in the king's gift by reason of the archbishopric of Canterbury being in his hands; directed to Master Robert de Gloucestre, official of the archdeacon of Canterbury.
Mandate to all foresters and Serjeants of the king's fee of the forest of Dene, to aid the constable of St. Briavel's with horses, arms and men to keep the peace in those parts.
June 23. Woodstock.
Pardon to Thomas son of Godfrey of his flight and outlawry for the death of Thomas de Lamelin, as it happened by mischance; on condition that he stand his trial if any one will proceed against him.
Presentation of Peter Grimbald to the church of Bedingham, in the diocese of Norwich.
June 25. Windsor.
Grant to Nicholas de Bolevill of 20l. a year at the exchequer of Michaelmas and of Easter, until the king provide him with some escheat or ward.
June 30. Oxford.
The convent of Peterborough has licence to elect an abbot, by John de Bed', the almoner, and Roger de Keten and Henry de Norhampton, monks of the same house.
Grant to Stephen de Acra, clerk, son of Bernard de Acra, of 10 marks a year at the exchequer of Easter until the king has provided him with an ecclesiastical benefice; and mandate in pursuance to the treasurer and chamberlains.
Protection, without term, for the abbot of Oseneye; directed to the justiciary and all bailiffs etc. of Ireland. By gift.
July 2. Wallingford.
Notice to the knights having the custody of Hubert de Burgo, that they ought to be mindful of the convenant made between the king and their lords, to whom he committed the keep (dunjonem) of his castle of Divises for the custody of the said Hubert, whereby the said castle outside the keep was to be open to the king and his men, whom he might send there at his command, and that as they have nevertheless refused entrance to the knights whom he sent to enter the castle, at which he is very greatly moved, he is sending to them Amaury de Sancto Amando to command them to permit the knights to enter, or else to send back word by the said Amaury what they have seen fit to do, knowing that the king will see personally, by God's help, who will deny him entrance to his castle. [Fædera.]
July 2. Wallingford.
Appointment, during pleasure, of William de Boeles to the custody of the castles of Muntgomery and Sneth, and the king has assigned to him in time of peace and truce the borough of Muntgomery, with the desmesnes thereof, and the other appurtenances of the said manor, for the maintenance of himself and the custody of the said castles, he rendering yearly at the Exchequer 20l.; saving to the king the foreign hundred.
Mandate to the knights having the custody of Hubert de Burgo, to permit H. de Aldithele and Baldwin de Ver, whom the king is sending to dwell in the bailey of the castle of Divises with the other knights already sent there for this, to enter the said castle to dwell there until further order.
July 3. Wallingford.
Grant, for life, to Richard de Burton of the 32s. of reut in Cheleworth, late of Robert de Sancto Dionisio, a Norman, which he already holds of the gift (ballio) of King John.
July 7. Sandleford (Sandelesford).
Grant to the brothers and sisters of the hospital of St. John the Baptist, Marlebergh, that they shall have for ever one man going daily for dry and dead wood into the forest of Savernak to collect as much as he can with his hands only without any iron tool or axe, and to carry the same to the hospital on his back for their hearth.
Mandate to Peter de Rivallis to permit them to have this.
July 8. Windsor.
Royal assent to the election of Walter de Sancto Edmundo, sacristan of Peterborough, to be abbot of that place; and mandate to the bishop of Lincoln to do his part in this behalf.
July 6. Sandleford (Sandreford).
Appointment, during pleasure, of Ralph de Wyliton to the first and chief custody of the bailey of the castle and town of Divises; and writ de intendendo for him to the bailiffs and good men of Divises.
Writ of aid for him directed to W. de Godarvill, Hubert Hoese and Henry the king's brother, for the keeping of the bailey of the castle.
July 9. Windsor.
Whereas of late when the king was at Oxford, it was provided, by the common council of the earls and barons and of certain bishops there present, that no tournament should be held in the king's land until a month after Michaelmas in this year, for the preservation of the peace, and at that time sentence of excommunication was brought from the said bishops against such as by deed or word should disturb the peace; a mandate is sent to the earls, barons and others about to come to Northampton for the tournament fixed there on Tuesday after the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr contrary to the provision and counsel of the baronage, on their fealty to the king, to behave in such a way that they do not fall under the said sentence of excommunication, and that no disturbance of the realm arise, Whereby hereafter when opportunity serve the king will have to betake himself against them as against persons too little obedient or disobedient to his commands; and neither under the name of a tournament nor under the name of an adventure (aventurar'), on that day or at any other day or place to bear arms without the king's licence or order.
Mandate to the mayor and bailiffs of Northampton that if at the said tournament these wish to enter their town with horses and arms, they shall not permit this, but close the gates and shut them out, so that they have no succour of victuals or other necessaries.
H. bishop of Ely, who has made a fine with the king to have a charter of liberties, has letters begging his men for them to make him an aid to acquit the fine.
July 11. Westminster.
Grant to Bernard de Grimesby of the prebend which Master Roger de Lacoc had in the church of Brug[es]; with mandate to the constable of that town to induct him.
Mandate to the official of the archdeacon of Canterbury to induct Bonacursus son of Engleskus and Amery Cose, messengers of Nicholas, the pope's nephew, into the church of Eyneford in the name of the said Nicholas, to whom the king has given the church.
July 11. Westminster.
Grant to Philip de Albiniaco that if the lot of mankind happen to him before he has finished his pilgrimage to Jerusalem, whatever he have assigned or bequeathed before his death from the land of Periton, which he has of the king's gift (dono), and from the lands of Chyueton, Bamton and Wycton, which he has of the king's gift (ballio), for discharge of his debts, or doing of alms, or pay for his knights and servants for their service, shall be established for three years after the day of his death, unless the king have previously surrendered the lands to the heirs of the same of his will or by agreement.
July 16. Westminster.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Maurice son of Gerold, justiciary of Ireland, to maintain himself in the king's service, to the land of Gren, which Maud del Puntdelarche held.
By Stephen de Sedgrave, the justiciary.
Presentation of Stephen de Sutton, kinsman of R. de Lexinton, to the church of Stanleg, directed to the dean and chapter of York.
[July 16. Westminster.]
Pardon to Richard Ruffus of Roinges of his flight and outlawry for malo retto, whereof he was indicted, on condition that he stand his trial if any one will proceed against him.
July 18. Westminster.
Protection, without term, for the prior and monks of Soillac, directed to the seneschal of Gascony.
July 27. Westminster.
Presentation of Robert de London, chaplain, to the church of St. Michael, Gipeswich, in the diocese of Norwich.
Teste S. de Sedgrave, the justiciary.
Presentation of Ralph de Whatevill on the resignation of Roger, parson of the church of Tangemere, to the said church, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the archbishopric of Canterbury; directed to the official of the archdeacon of Canterbury.
Protection, without term, for J. de Columpna, cardinal, [and] Otto, Peter, John and Conrad his nephews, for their possessions and things in England.
July 29. Westminster.
Safe-conduct for S. duke of Norway, going on pilgrimage to the land of Jerusalem, until his return.
Aug. 1. Westminster.
On information that some armed men are journeying through England, contrary to the provision lately made before the king at Gloucester by the common counsel of the baronage that none should journey without the king's warrant, he has sent Henry de Trublevill, with knights and Serjeants of the king, to arrest such men, with their horses, arms, and harness; and all sheriffs and bailiffs are commanded to be counselling and aiding unto him herein. By P. de Rivallis.
Protection, without term, for the leprous brethren of the hospital of St. John, Sideburgbroc.
Aug. 3. Westminster.
Safe-conduct, until Christmas, for the archbishop of Sens and the bishop of Paris and those they bring with them, coming to England to treat of peace between the king of France and the king of England.
Mandate to the tenants of the abbey of Furness to cause the abbot, their lord, to have an aid of a fortieth of their moveables, in the form in which the fortieth has been granted to the king elsewhere in England.
The like for the abbot of Roche.
Aug. 3. Windsor.
Mandate to all knights, tenants of the honor of Arundel, on sight of these letters, to come to the king at Oxford, provided with horses and arms.
Grant to the citizens of London that they be quit of tallages for three years from the Assumption in this year with mandate to the mayor and sheriffs to require no tallage from them within that term.
By S. de Sedgrave, the justiciary.
[Cancelled.] Because the citizens surrendered these letters to the king.
Safe-conduct for R. earl Marshal and his men, returning to Wales. The like for earl Roger le Bigod and his men, going to their parts.
Aug. 6. Windsor.
Royal assent to the election of Master John de Tauton, canon of Kildare, to be bishop of that place; and mandate to L. archbishop of Dublin, to do his part in this behalf, certifying the king by letters patent of the confirmation of the election before he imparts to the elect the office of consecration.
Aug. 6. Windsor.
Licence, until Whitsunday, for Nicholas de Anvers and William Triparius of Barbeflet, to come to England to trade with their ship called The Ship of St. Mary, and with their things and merchandise to trade with.
By K. before the bishop of Winchester and the justiciary by William de Peretot.
Presentation of William de Crioil to the church of Wudeton, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the archbishopric of Canterbury, directed to the official of the archdeacon of Canterbury.
Aug. 8. Reading.
Grant, for three years from the Assumption, to the mayor, sheriffs and barons of London, of murage on goods coming to London by merchant strangers for export thence or for sale there.
Aug. 8. Reading.
Request to Gaillard Colum, Peter Colum, and Arnold Willelmi Emerici, burgesses of Bordeaux, by the fealty wherein they are bound to the king, to lend him 200 marks and deliver them to Hugh de Vivonia, seneschal of Gascony; and the king will pay the amount in England to them or their messenger bearing these letters with their letters testifying the loan.
Aug. 9 Reading.
Mandate to the constable of the castle of Rocheford to deliver the said castle to the king, delivering it to Hugh de Vivonia, seneschal of Gascony, as the king and his land of Gascony are very greatly damaged through the castle because it is not in his hands.
The like to Rostand de Solio, citizen of Bordeaux, lest by further detention of the castle the king incur further loss by the said Rostand, which the latter ought not to wish.
Mandate to the mayor and commune of Bordeaux, after reciting that the king has not forgotten in the removal of Henry de Trublevill from the seneschalcy of Gascony, that he signified to them that they were to collect by their own hand the farm of their town due to him and answer for it to nobody until further order, and reciting further that although he afterwards commanded them to pay it to the above Hugh, they have done nothing further therein; to pay the whole of what they have received since the removal of the said Hugh to the seneschal, taking care that the king's business do not remain undone by detention of the money.
Whereas the king has heard that his men of Entre les Deux Mers and elsewhere in his land of Gascony intend to withdraw the service due to him by the liberties of the town of Bordeaux, which they are endeavouring to share, and they cannot be admitted into the commune and liberty of the said town without injury to the king, the king commands the mayor and commune of Bordeaux not to receive them into the fellowship or liberty of the commune of the said town, as by such means the king will incur the loss of the service due to him, and if they have so received any persons they are to remove them; knowing that the king has commanded Hugh de Vivonia, seneschal of Gascony, if they do not remove the said persons, to distrain the same for the service due to the king by their foreign lands and tenements.
Aug. 10. Wallingford.
Mandate to the good men of Lincoln, with regard to the 30 cloths which they covenanted to prepare for William, the king's tailor, for the king's use at Stowe fair on the Assumption, to deliver the same at the next Winchester fair to the said William or other messenger whom the king will send there to receive and make payment for the same.
The like to the men of York for 30 cloths.
The like to the men of Beverley for 30 cloths.
The like to the men of Leycestre for 10 cloths.
Aug. 12. Woodstock.
Mandate to the sheriff of Southampton to take into the king's hands the lands which S. de Malo Leone, deceased, held in his bailiwick of the lands late of the earl of the isle (comitis de Insula) with the castles of Carebroc and Cristescherch, and to deliver them all to P. bishop of Winchester, to whom the king has committed the custody thereof during pleasure.
Protection without term for Luke, messenger of J. de Columpna, cardinal priest.
Aug. 15. Tewkesbury.
Acceptance of the will which Sarra late the wife of Hubert son of Ralph made of her goods and moveables; and no one is to prevent the execution thereof. By Peter de Rivallis.
Mandate to the sheriff of Nottingham to permit no one to prevent the execution thereof.
Aug. 18. Worcester.
Safe-conduct until All Saints for Stephen de Sancer', knight, of the power of the king of France, coming to England to the shrine of St. Thomas the Martyr. By K. for Jold[ewin] de Doe.
Extension to the men of Shrewsbury of their term of murage until Michaelmas, 19 Henry III.
William de Calne and Thomas de Lepegat', canons of … Unfinished.
Aug. 20. Hereford.
The prior and convent of Keynesham have licence to elect an abbot.
Protection until Michaelmas for Avice Folet.
By the bishop of Winchester.
The prior and convent of Derleg, having sent news of the death of Henry their abbot, by Ralph de Leicestre and William de Scardeclive, canons of that house, have letters for electing an abbot.
The sub-prior and convent of St. Denys, Southampton, by Michael the sacristan and Adam the cellarer have licence to elect a prior.
Royal assent to the election of John, prior of Keinesham, to be abbot of Keinesham ; and mandate to the bishop of Bath, &c.
[Aug. 20. Hereford.]
Letters of credence to Llewelin in favour of Robert, master of the Knights Templars in England, in whose mouth the king has put some words to lay before him.
[Cancelled.] Because close.
Aug. 26. Hereford.
The king has received Morgan de Carleon to his fealty and service, and all those whom he can allure and attract to the king's service, so that hereafter he will not fail the said Morgan, or make peace with R. Marshal, the earl, in any wise without the said Morgan.
Safe-conduct until Easter for Richard de Burgo, coming to England.
[Aug. 26. Hereford.]
Mandate to M. son of Gerold, justiciary [of Ireland], to protect in the interval his men, lands and possessions, so that all things be in the same state as they were at the time of the making of these presents.
Aug. 28. Hereford.
Mandate to the earls, barons, knights, and all summoned by the king to meet at Gloucester a fortnight after the Assumption, to come without delay to the parts of Hereford [substituted for Shrewsbury] to hear and do what it shall seem to the king should be done. By P. de Rivallis.
Peter the sub-prior and Thomas, the sacristan of Holy Trinity, Canterbury, coming to the king with letters of the chapter, have licence to elect an archbishop by letters directed to the prior and convent.
Aug. 29. Hereford.
Royal assent to the election of Ralph de Leicestre, sub-prior of Derleg, to be abbot of that place, and mandate to the bishop of Coventry and Lichfield to do his part in this behalf, signifying to the king his confirmation of the elect before giving the latter his benediction.
By P. de Rivallis.
Writ of aid to Thomas de Berkele in favour of Henry del Ortiay, whom the king is sending to him to further the king's business in his parts [in the margin—' to Berkele'] as enjoined on the said Henry by word of mouth.
Grant to the king's men of Lugwurthin and Maworthin that no sheriff shall hereafter exact or take anything at any time of them; so that they be held by the same laws and customs as they were held by in the time of other sheriffs.
Appointment, during pleasure, of W. son of Warin to the custody of the castle of Glasbiry; and mandate to Baldwin de Gisnes to deliver it to him.
Sept. 1. Hay.
Mandate to all sheriffs to cause proclamation to be made that no one shall receive or permit to be received in their inn, Richard Suward or Warin Basset, who have renounced their fealty and are the king's capital enemies (qui nos diffidaverunt et sunt capitales inimici nostri) ; and they are to aid Hugh de Nevill in pursuing and taking the said Richard and Warin and other malefactors passing through their bailiwicks.
By the justiciary before the king.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Robert de Nafford to the custody of the castle of Brenles ; and mandate to Baldwin de Gisnes to deliver it to the said Robert whom the king is sending thither with his constabulary.
Sept. 3. Hay.
Safe-conduct, until Tuesday before the Nativity of the Blessed Mary, for Richard son of Simon, Roger de Langeberg, Maurice de Dunre, Thomas de Chedney, Peter de Middelton, Richard de Solariis, Alan Balistarius, men of Walter de Clifford, who were in the castle of Clifford, in the garrison thereof, in going through the king's land and returning.
Protection, without term, for Gerard, prior of Wassingburg.
The like for W. bishop of Ossory.
Sept. 6. Usk.
Protection, until Christmas, 19 Henry III, for Thomas de Berchamsted, burgess of Bristol.
Sept. 12. Hereford.
Royal assent to the election of Rowland, canon of St. Denys by Southampton, to be prior of that place; and mandate to the bishop of Winchester to do his part in this behalf.
Sept. 13. Leominister.
Safe-conduct, until Martinmas, for Mar[y], countess of Ponthieu, and those whom she brings with her, in coming to England on pilgrimage.
Sept. 13. Wigmore.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Henry de Trublevill to the custody of the castle of Usk; and mandate to J. de Monem[uta] and Nicholas de Molis to deliver it to him. By the justiciary.
Sept. 16. Montgomery.
Safe-conduct, until Tuesday before St. Matthew the Apostle, for Walter de Clifford, and his men whom he will bring with him, in coming to the king to treat for his peace.
Presentation of William de Plessetis to the church of Eyneford, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the archbishopric of Canterbury ; directed to the official of the archdeacon of Canterbury.
By P. de Rivallis and H. Dis[pensator].
Sept. 14. Montgomery.
Licence for Robert le Mason (Cementario) of Muntgomery to make at his own charges a mill on a stream between the towns of Muntgomery and Dudinton, to hold in fee at a rent of 2 marks ; saving to the king and his heirs free multure therein of the corn of his castle of Muntgomery.
By P. de Rivallis.
Grant to the same Robert and his heirs of the king's windmill of Muntgomery without the castle of Muntgomery, to hold at a rent of 1 mark; saving to the king and his heirs free multure as above.
By the same P. de Rivallis.
By the same P. de Rivallis.
Sept. 17. Shrewsbury.
Safe-conduct until the octaves of Michaelmas for Morgan de Carleon and those he brings with him to Worcester on Monday before St. Matthew the Apostle on account of a contention between him and the earl Marshal touching the castle of Carleon.
Nicholas de Lettres has letters directed to the free men of Whetel[eye] and Bingeham for an aid to acquit the expenses which he made in Wales.
The prior and convent of St. Edmund's have letters of licence to elect an abbot, by Richard the sub-prior, the sacristan and the precentor, who came to court to pray for licence.
Sept. 19. Shrewsbury.
Safe-conduct for Richard son of Basilis (filius Basilid) going to Album Monasterium with merchandise and victuals to trade, for such time as that castle is in the king's hands. By the justiciary.
Mandate to the bailiffs of Shrewsbury, notwithstanding the king's command that victuals and merchandise should not be taken to Album Monastenum,, to permit men to go there to trade while the said castle is in the king's hands. By the justiciary.
The men of Stafford have letters of murage from Michaelmas, 17 Henry III, for two years, of the same tenour as the men of Bruges have, enrolled as above.
Sept. 23. Evesham.
Acknowledgment of the receipt on Friday after Michaelmas, 17 Edward III, in the wardrobe at Evesham from William son of Warin, sheriff of Hereford, by William his serjeant, of 24l. received by the hands of the assessors and collectors of the fortieth in that country.
By Peter de Rivallis.
Sept. 27. Woodstock.
Grant to Baldwin de Ver of the custody during the minority of the heir of land to the value of 4l. a year in the manor of Tywe, late of Randolf, sometime earl of Chester and Lincoln, which are of the portion of Hugh de Albiniaco, the king's ward, and which the king had committed to the said Baldwin at a rent of 4l. By P. de Rivallis.
Sept. 27. Woodstock.
Mandate to sheriffs, constables, and other bailiffs to be counselling and aiding unto Amand, the king's steward [in the margin, Amaury de Sancto Amando] whom the king is sending to follow and take Richard Suward, Warin Basset, and Philip Basset, his enemies, who are journeying armed through the land disturbing the peace, raising the hue and cry in all parts through which they pass.
Sept. 30. Oxford.
Presentation of William de Albiniaco, nephew of Philip de Albiniaco, to the church of Gaiton, in the diocese of Lincoln, in the king's gift by reason of the land of the advocate of Bethune being in his hands.
Protection, without term, for the abbot and monks of Holy Cross, Hosterlan' in Ireland.
Presentation of Fulk de Advertun, nephew of Payn de Chaorcis, to the church of Eppeworth, in the diocese of Lincoln, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heir of Nigel de Mubray.
Oct. 3. Reading.
Mandate to the tenants of the castellany of Pevenese to do homage and service to Peter de Rivallis, chevecier of Poitiers, and the king's treasurer, the king having given the said castellany to him.
Oct. 6. Windsor.
Writ of aid for Bartholomew Peche, in pursuing Richard Suhard, Warin and Philip Basset in like terms as in the writ for Amaury de Sancto Amando above.
Oct. 10. Westminister.
Signification to the pope of the royal assent to the election of Master Edmund, treasurer of Salisbury, to be archbishop of Canterbury.
The like to the same as to the election of the sometime prior of St. Edmunds to be abbot of that place.
Safe-conduct, until St. Hilary, 18 Henry III, for the merchants of the land of the countess of Flanders and Hainault, coming to England to show whereof they complain in the matter of exactions (toltis) and grievances inflicted upon them by men of the king's power.
The like for Robert, advocate of Arras and lord of Bethun and his men coming to England to speak with the king.
Mandate to Ralph de Wyliton to restore William de Millers to the church of St. John, Devises, from which he has been dragged.
[Cancelled.] Because otherwise below.
Oct. 14. Westminister.
Licence for the abbot and monks of Furnes, whenever they have need, to send a brother of their house into Ireland who with other brethren of the house sent there shall buy corn and victuals throughout that land, for the maintenance of the abbey; and mandate to the justiciary of Ireland and all bailiffs there to protect them.
Oct. 17. Westminister.
Appointment, during pleasure, of Henry de Trubleville to the custody of the county of Glamorgan. By P. de Rivallis.
Mandate to Ralph de Wyliton, constable of Devises, to restore Hubert de Burgo and William de Millers, who lately escaped from the castle of Devises and entered the church of St. John the Baptist and who were dragged forth from there, to the said church. By the same.
Oct. 27. Westminister.
Mandate to the justiciary of Ireland to deliver the king's great galley, which is in Ireland at Dublin, to a messenger of the burgesses of Bristol bearing these letters, together with letters of those burgesses under their common seal, testifying that he is their messenger.
Oct. 15. Westminister.
Mandate to the good men of the county of Wilts reciting that the king has appointed Ralph de Bray and Ralph de Norwico as his justices to receive the abjuration of the realm of H. de Burgo if he should refuse to come out of the church and take his trial, or to do justice to him, if he be willing to leave the church and enter the king's court for that purpose, according to the conventions made between the king and him ; and that if he will do neither the one nor the other they shall diligently guard the church of St. John, Devises, wherein he keeps himself, and the churchyard thereof, in such manner as the above justices shall tell them from the king. [Fœdera.] Teste P. bishop of Winchester.
Despatch of H. de Trublevill, with his people, through the king's land to further certain business for him. By P. de Rivallis.
Oct. 20. Westminister.
Mandate to the barons of Hastinges, Winchelese, and Rye, requesting them to select from the better and stronger young men of their ports sufficient well armed men to equip two galleys of the king which are at Portesmuth, which he has ordered to be delivered to them as soon as they come there, so that with these galleys they may go from land to land towards the parts of Bristol. This they are to do with all speed and the king will cause them to be properly paid (Rex eis solidas suos bene pacari faciet).
Mandate by letters close to the bailiffs of Portesmuth to deliver the said galleys to Robert de Aundely to be delivered to those whom the king has ordered.
The like to Master John de Derteford to go there and receive the galleys.
Protection until his return for H. chancellor of St. Paul's, London, gone beyond seas as the king's envoy.
Mandate to the mayor and good men of York and other good men as well of the king's demesnes as of other towns and boroughs in the country of York, by their fealty and their regard for the king's honour, to be aiding in the commands of B. de Insula, sheriff of York, whom the king is sending to those parts to keep the peace and secure those parts.
Mandate to Hugh de Vivonia, seneschal of Gascony, touching the abbess and nuns of Fontevraud. On behalf of the latter the king is informed that in the time of King John and of the present king they used to receive yearly in the isle of Oleron 130 pounds of Poitiers until the time when the count of la Marche occupied that island, and they are now requiring that rent from the said Hugh, because the island has come into the king's hands, but he refuses to pay it to them. The king, being unwilling that alms granted by his predecessors shall fail in his time, commands the said Hugh in no wise to omit to render the same to them; and also if they have not yet received the said rent pursuant to the king's letters close to him, to pay the same, and to protect their goods in his bailiwick, with all the liberties and free customs which they used to have in the time of the king's predecessors. By P. de Rivallis.
Protection, until Easter, in the eighteenth year, for F. king of Connaught and those whom he will bring with him, coming to the king in England. By the justiciary.
[Oct. 20. Westminister.]
Despatch of Philip de Albiniaco and William de Sancto Johanne to the parts of the ports of the counties of Sussex, Kent and Southampton, for the maintenance of the peace there ; and writ of aid for them.
The like letters to the barons of the Cinque Ports and to the men of the counties of Kent and Sussex.
Oct. 25. Woodstock.
Mandate to the good men of Dublin to cause the good men of Bristol to have the great galley which the former lately built by prest, well furnished with mariners, arms and armour necessary for going on the king's service at his wages, and to have it brought by the said mariners to the said bailiffs and goodmen of Bristol under safe-conduct ; and the king will pay the stipends of those who bring and conduct the galley.