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1256, membranes 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

Pages 482-506

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Henry III: Volume 4, 1247-1258. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1908.

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1256, membranes 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

MEMBRANE 8.

June 12. Westminster.

Exemption, for life, of Richard Picard, citizen of London, from being made chamberlain of London or other bailiff of the king against his will.

Mandate to John de Grey to deliver the castle and manor of Ellesmere, which the king had committed to him at farm for a term not expired and recovered against him for forfeiture by judgment of the barons of the Exchequer, to the sheriff of Salop to keep during pleasure, and to answer for the issues at the Exchequer.

Writ de intendendo to the tenants of the manor of Ellesmere in favour of Hugh de Acovre, sheriff of Salop and Stafford, as keeper and bailiff of the said castle and manor.

June 18. Merton.

Pardon to Giles de Badelesmere, for a fine which he made with William Belet, king's yeoman, to whom the king had granted the marriage of Margery de Leveland, and the said Margery for intermarrying without licence of the king.

June 19. Guildford.

Pardon to Thomas de Staunford, sometime king's clerk and escheator beyond Trent, for a fine of 100l. which the executors of his will have made with the king and paid into the wardrobe, of all accounts and reckonings for all issues and receipts of his bailiwick of the whole time that he was escheator or other bailiff or minister of the king; on condition that the king and his heirs be quit of any demand by the said executors from the day when the said Thomas entered his service until Tuesday next after St. Scholastica the Virgin, on which day he died.

Respite from knighthood, for three years, from Midsummer, to Richard de Ripariis of the county of York; for a fine.

Mandate to the abbot of Peterborough and Roger de Turkeby, as the king has no ready money to pay for purchases which he has ordered to be made at Boston fair by the hands of Roger de Ros and Hugh de Turri, unless it be from the fines and amercements of the eyres of the said abbot and Roger in the northern counties, the amount of which he does not know, to command the sheriffs to cause the clearer of such fines and amercements to be levied to the amount of 700 marks. The king has commanded the said sheriffs to cause all money, which they levy by their command, to be carried to Boston and delivered to the said Roger and Hugh in the fair. And they are to provide for the king with all speed as they would save him from loss and perpetual scandal; and for the expedition of the business the king is sending to them his clerk Richard de Sireburne.

Mandate to the sheriff of Northumberland accordingly. And when the king knows by letters of the said Roger and Hugh, keepers of the king's wardrobe, how much the sheriff has delivered to them, he will let the sheriff have a writ of allocate.

The like to the sheriffs of Cumberland, Westmoreland and Lancaster.

Nov. 24. Winchester

And because the said sheriffs did not deliver the whole of the money to the said R. and H. they are commanded to levy the residue without delay, and have it at the next fair of Stanford to deliver to the said R. and H. for them to make the king's purchases. And the king will cause it to be allowed to them.

[June 19.] Guildford.

Respite from knighthood, for three years, from Michaelmas, to Richard de Playz ; for a fine.

June 15. Merton.

Because William de Exem[ue] has undertaken before the king the charge of accounting for himself and brother Robert de Maneby for all receipts of the bishopric of Ely and the abbeys of Rameseye, Thorneye, Croylaund and Seleby of the whole time that he and the said Robert had the keeping thereof, and in like manner James [blank] has taken upon himself the charge of accounting for himself and the said Robert of all issues of the bishopric of Salisbury for the whole time that he and the said Robert had the keeping thereof, the king acquits the said Robert from all accounts and reckonings, which could be demanded of him of the said issues.

June 20. Guildford.

Grant to Robert de Stafford that the execution of his will shall at no time be impeded by reason of any debts due from him to the king, for the payment of which the king will betake himself to his heirs.

Respite from knighthood, for three years from Midsummer, to William de Pokebrok of the county of Northampton; for a fine.

June 20. Guildford.

Exemption of William de Parkes [Parles in the margin] from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff, coroner, escheator, forester, verderer, agister, regarder or other sheriff of the king against his will.

June 25. Windsor.

Respite from knighthood, for three years from Michaelmas, to Godfrey le Fauconer; for a fine.

The like, for three years from SS. Peter and Paul, to Robert de Watevill; for a fine.

Grant, for life, to W. bishop of Ely, that if he be amerced before the king or any justices, sheriffs, inquisitors or other bailiffs in any plea or for any forfeit, his amercement shall not exceed 10 marks of silver or 1 mark of gold, unless he come into the king's mercy for a novel disseisin or a trespass immediately touching the king's person. For any trespass in the forest he shall not be amerced above the same sum, on condition that he pay the damages according to a just valuation.

Grant, for life, to Roger le Tayllur, king's serjeant, of 40 marks a year at the Exchequer until the king provide for him in wards or escheats to that yearly value.

Grant to Hugh de Turri, king's clerk, of 30 marks a year at the Exchequer, so long as he be in the king's service.

Exemption, for life, at the instance of John de Sumerset, the butler, of William son of Nigel de Leng, his father, from being put on juries, assizes or recognitions, and from being made sheriff, coroner, escheator, forester, verderer, agister, regarder or other bailiff of the king against his will.

June 29. Winchester.

Whereas Robert de Sancto Johanne, with the king's consent, has given to Reynold son of Peter the marriage of John his son and heir, to the use of Alice daughter of the said Reynold and has married the said John to Alice, the king confirms the said marriage whether or not the said Robert die before the said John come to a marriageable age or to his lawful age.

Respite from knighthood for four years from SS. Peter and Paul to Henry Esturmy of the county of Wilts ; for a fine.

Grant to William de Valencia the king's brother that he may have, for one year from Michaelmas next, a deer-leap at his park of Colingeburne, which is within the metes of the forest of Chete, co. Wilts.

Safe-conduct for the king of Scotland and his queen the king's daughter and those they bring with them to England to the king; so that neither the king of Scotland nor any with him shall be approached to treat of anything touching the king of Scotland or any of his people, on the kingdom of Scotland, against the will of the king of Scotland. And if the king of Scotland be prevented by war or any other cause from coming in person, safe-conduct for the queen and those she brings with her, except outlaws.

Licence for William de Valencia the king's brother to keep his park at Colingeburne, co. Wilts, which is within the metes of the forest of Chete, enclosed with a dyke and a hedge, without impediment of foresters, verderers or other bailiffs of the forest.

June 30. Winchester.

Mandate to Robert Anketin, guardian of void archbishoprics and bishoprics in Ireland, to pay out of the issues of the archbishopric of Tuam 60 marks which John Maunsel, provost of Beverley, borrowed by letters patent for the expenses of the said Robert when he was on the king's service beyond seas from Deutaytus Guillelmi and Baldesus, John and Walter Martell, fellows of the said Deutaitus, citizens and merchants of Florence, to the said merchants or their messenger bearing the king's letters patent, first receiving from them the letters obligatory of the said John or security of the acquittance of the said John of that loan for ever; otherwise he is to send the said 60 marks without delay to the said John, that he may seek livery thereof as he shall deem expedient.

MEMBRANE 7.

Writ of aid for the abbot of Flexle, to whom the business of the Cross and of the tenth of issues of ecclesiastical benefices granted to the king by the pope has been committed by the council.

Exemption, for life, of John de Bottele from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff, coroner, escheator, forester, verderer, agister, regarder or other bailiff of the king against his will.

Whereas the king remembers that he granted to Guy de Lezignan, his brother, 550 marks due by William de Gynnay for two Jews of Norwich, which belonged to the king, because the said Jews were hanged; and the said 550 marks, before the said grant, were attermined by order of the king to be paid at the rate of 100s. a year at the Exchequer, whereby the said Guy cannot have his due, as granted to him ; the king grants that when out of the debts of Aaron son of Abraham, Jew of London, lately deceased, belonging to the king, satisfaction has been made to the Richard, earl of Cornwall, for the debts due to him on the Jewry, the king will provide for the said Guy in the said sum out of the residue of the debts of the said Aaron or other clearer debts of the Jewry.

June 29. Winchester.

Pardon to William Page of Shorham for the death at Southampton of a boy named Geoffrey le Pipere ; on testimony before the king by Gilbert de Preston and others, justices last in eyre at Southampton, that he killed him by misadventure.

The like to Adam de Veteri Ponte of the same death.

The dean and chapter of Tuam have licence to elect to the archishopric of Tuam, which is void by the death of Florence their archbishop, by Reynold the chaplain and Maurice called Lumbard, clerk, coming to court with letters of the same dean and chapter.

The prior and convent of Roucestre have licence to elect an abbot, by William de Subbdesdon and Thomas de Neuton, canons of Roucestre, coming to the court and praying for such licence.

Grant to Matthias Bezill of the marriage of Avice late the wife of Robert de Blakeford and of the forfeiture pertaining to the king if she marry without his or Matthias's assent.

July 3. Clarendon.

Exemption of Andrew Peverel from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff, coroner, escheator, verderer, forester, regarder, agister or other bailiff of the king against his will.

Confirmation to William de Borno, yeoman of Guy de Lezignan, the king's brother, of the wardship of the land and heir of Henry le Chamberleng, with the marriage of the relict of the said Henry, which the king had granted to Guy.

July 4. Clarendon

Respite from knighthood, for three years from Michaelmas, to John le Poure of the county of Oxford, for a fine of half a mark of gold.

Prohibition to archbishops, bishops, abbots, officials, archdeacons, deans, judges, provisors or executors, throughout England from molesting by pleas or provisions W. bishop of Ely, who at the prayers of the king and council is going to the king of Spain on arduous business of the king and for the good of the realm; the king having taken him, his household and possessions under his special protection until his return.

By K. & C.

Protection with clause, until forty days after his return for the said bishop.

The like for the following going with him:—

Richard de Kilkenny, his knight.

William de Sancto Goramo, his clerk.

Simon de la Horton, his serjeant.

Simple protection, for life, Thomas, bishop of Lismore; directed to all persons of Ireland.

Grant to Segneron Espes, that of the wine he brings to England he shall have, for three years, 60 tuns of wine every year, quit of prise except the king's ancient prise; with mandate to the takers of wines to permit this.

July 8. Clarendon.

Grant to Peter Gacelyn, brother of Geoffrey Gacelyn, of 10l. a year at the Exchequer of Easter for his maintenance in the king's service, so long as he be in that service.

Protection, with clause, for Richard earl of Gloucester, gone to Almain as the king's envoy; so long as he be in the said parts.

July 8. Clarendon.

Respite from knighthood, for three years from Michaelmas, to Ellis de la Falayse, of the county of Southampton: for a fine of 1 mark of gold.

The like for four years from Michaelmas to Robert de Wauncy, of the county of Northampton; for a like fine.

July 8. Clarendon.

Grant, for life, to W. bishop of Ely, that he shall be quit of common summonses before justices or inquisitors, as well of the forest as others, in the several counties in which he has lands. By K. & C.

Master Peter de Markesia and Geoffrey de Burgo, canons of Llandaff, coming with letters patent of their chapter, have licence to elect.

July 9. Clarendon.

Simple protection, without term, for Reynold le Viscunte of Thanet.

Confirmation of a lease for six years, whereof two have elapsed, made by John son of Jolland de Neville to Richard Gruscy, citizen of York, for the whole land of the said John in the town of Pickehal, with the capital messuage there.

Exemption, for life, at the instance of the prior of Newburgh, of Adam Ward from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff, coroner, escheator, verderer, forester, agister, regarder or other bailiff of the king against his will.

July 10. Clarendon.

Promise to W. bishop of Ely, who, at the instance of the king, has undertaken to go to Spain to make a covenant with the king of Spain, that in any event or issue of that business the king will save him and his church harmless in respect of anything connected therewith. By K. & C.

Protection, with clause, for John de Gatesden, whom the king is sending to Spain on his affairs, so long as he be in the king's service in those parts.

The like for Roger de la Hyde, William de Meynyl, Master William de Watford, John son of John de Gatesden, John de Welewes, Joceus de Brichull, Simon de Insula and William de Loppring going with him.

July 10. Clarendon.

Respite from knighthood, for three years from Michaelmas, to Nicholas de Wyly of the county of Wilts, for a fine.

The like to Geoffrey Hosee of the county of Wilts.

July 24. Winchester.

Notification to the king of Castile that the king is sending to him William, bishop of Ely, and John de Gatesden, with power to act in all articles contained in the composition entered into between the king of Castile and the king. [Fœdera.]

July 10. Clarendon.

Power to the said bishop and John to complete all covenants entered into with the king of Spain, and to swear on the king's soul that he will keep them. [Fœdera.]

The like, as far as the clause of swearing to keep the covenant.

July 10. Clarendon.

Mandate to the said bishop and John to bind the king to the king of Castile to labour with the pope for the changing of his vow to the parts of Africa, as is contained in the covenant made with the king of Castile, and to go to those parts if the king will give his assent. [Fœdera.]

Notification to the king of Castile that the king is sending to him the said bishop and John to complete the covenants between them.

This letter is close.

Bond to B. countess and marchioness of Provence and countess of Forchalch[ier], the king's mother, and to Master Henry, archbishop of Embrun (Ebredulenensis), in 1000 marks for the defence of the castles of Provence which the countess holds in the king's name and which Charles, count of Provence, has invaded; and promise to pay 500 marks of this at the Exchequer of Michaelmas next and 500 at Easter.

July 10. Clarendon.

Exemption, for life, of William le Dun from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff, coroner, escheator, forester, verderer, agister, regarder or other bailiff of the king against his will; and licence for him to hunt the hare, fox, badger and cat throughout the bailiwick of the lady of Cette in the king's forests of the county of Southampton.

July 11. Amesbury.

Respite from knighthood, for three years from Michaelmas, to Roger de Wasseburn of the county of Worcester, for a fine.

The like to Henry Tregoz.

July 11. Amesbury.

Grant to Stephen de Sylans of 20l. a year at the Exchequer, until the king provide for him in an equivalent of lands or escheats.

Respite from knighthood, for three years from Michaelmas, to Robert de Crues of the county of Devon; for a fine.

July 16. Bristol.

The prior and convent of Bangor in Ireland have licence to elect an abbot, by Maurice, their precentor, and Marianus and Eugenius. their fellow canons, coming to the king with letters patent of their chapter.

July 16. Bristol.

Writ de intendendoto the bailiffs and good men of the cities, boroughs and other market towns in the counties of Wilts, Somerset, Dorset and Devon, in favour of Richard le Rus (Ruffum) and Ralph Lof, king's clerks, appointed to hold of the pleas of the market, to cause the assize of measures to be observed, to view trespasses of measures and assizes and to do all other things that pertain to markets; and to amerce the trespasses which they find; until Michaelmas next.

The like for Ralph de Bakepuz and William Beneyt in the counties of Gloucester, Hereford, Worcester, Salop, Stafford, Derby, Leicester and Warwick. But in their letter there is not put the clause ' until &c.'

July 16. Bristol.

Protection, without clause and without term, for the master and brethren of the hospital of lepers of St. Mary Magdalene without Bath.

MEMBRANE 6.

July 16. Bristol.

Grant, at the instance of Geoffrey de Cauz, constable of Bristol, to William Gereberti, clerk, who is in holy orders, that he shall not be distrained to take the arms of a knight.

Royal assent to the election of Richard, canon of Roucestre, to be abbot of that place; with mandate to R. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield to do his part herein.

To the foresters, verderers, agisters, bailiffs and other ministers of the forest of Dene. The king has accepted the sale of wood which James Fresell, king's clerk, by the king's appointment has provided to be made there; commanding them to permit such sale and to lend aid and counsel to the sellers appointed by the said James.

Grant to Guy de Leziniaco, the king's brother, that the king will provide for him in wardships to the amount of 300l. as soon as he has provided for his son Edward, or sooner if Guy can obtain the assent of the said Edward to this.

Exemption, for life, of Richard de Middelton from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff, coroner, escheator, forester, verderer, regarder, agister or other bailiff of the king against his will.

Whereas when the king was lately at Bristol, John Knoyl in playing in the water of Avene was drowned by misadventure, in the presence of the king, and the king caused his body to be buried without view of the coroner, and the king is fully assured that those who were in the said play with the said John, or any other persons, were not guilty of the said death; the king commands the justices next in eyre in the county of Gloucester and all other persons not to molest or charge the township of Bristol or those who were with the said John in the said play or any other persons of the said death.

July 20. Gloucester.

Notification that, whereas Richard de Crokesle, abbot of Westminster, lately at the king's instance went as his envoy to the court of Rome, the abbot of his own free will swore before the king and council and his prior and convent that, while there, he would not himself or by another attempt to obtain anything to the prejudice of the prior and convent of Westminster, or contrary to the composition made by mediation of the king between him and them touching certain manors, obedientiaries, possessions and other things affecting the state of the said prior and convent. [Fœdera.]

Respite from knighthood, for life, to Payn de la Le, who is feeble and broken by age; for a fine.

July 20. Gloucester.

Simple protection, for seven years, for the prior and brethren of St. Mary's, Hertleg.

The like for the master and brethren of the lepers of St. Lawrence without Bristol.

July 22. Gloucester.

Grant to Geoffrey de Lezignan the king's brother, in compensation for his losses through not obtaining the land which the king gave him in Ireland, of 500 marks out of the first clear debts of the king's Jewry, except the debts and chattels of Aaron son of Abraham, deceased.

[Cancelled.] Because he surrendered the letter.

Exemption, for life, of Henry de Droes from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff &c. against his will.

Protection with clause, for one year from Michaelmas, for the archbishop of Armagh.

July 24. Gloucester.

Royal assent to the election of William de Neubiry, monk of Abbindon, to be abbot of that place; with mandate to Master Hugh de Mortuo Mari, official of Canterbury, to do his part herein.

July 26. Gloucester.

Acceptance of a fine of 20 marks of gold which Koc son of Aaron son of Abraham, Jew of London, made with Henry de Bathonia, Philip Lovel, the treasurer, Adam de Greinvill, Simon Passelewe and Thomas Sperun, whereof he has paid 10 marks in the wardrobe, and will pay the remaining 10 marks at the feast of St. Edward, so that he and his wife and children be quit of inquisition and suspicion which the king has against them of chattels and moveables of Aaron his father, concealed and carried away, and so that he have his own houses in London, his charters and muniments made under his name, and his other moveables, as set forth in the said fine.

Mandate to Philip Lovel, the treasurer, and the barons of the Exchequer and the justices appointed to the keeping of the Jews, to cause this to be done and enrolled.

Commitment to the said Koc of the houses late of the said Aaron his father, except the houses which the king gave to William de Waleres, yeoman of the queen; to hold until the feast of St. Edward next, so that the king will aliene them to no one until further order be made by the king's council touching the said houses and goods of the said Aaron which are in the king's hands.

Licence, for life, for John de Frethorne to hunt with his own dogs the hare, the fox, the badger and the cat throughout the forest of Windsor.

Exemption, for life, of Walter de Ebroicis from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff &c. against his will.

Notification that on St. James' Day this year at Gloucester the king received by the hand of Henry de Slane, canon of the Holy Trinity, Dublin, and Robert de Albo Monasterio, clerk, under the seals of H. bishop of Ossory, Ralph de Norwico, John Bruningefald and Warin de Fisacre, clerks and barons of the exchequer of Dublin, the king's seal which he committed to the said Ralph to bear in Ireland, and the other seal which used to reside at the exchequer in Ireland, while that land was in the king's hands.

Grant to Geoffrey Martel, king's kinsman, that as soon as the king has provided for others to whom he is bound by letters patent in marriages he will provide for him in the marriage of some girl or lady of the value of 200 marks.

Protection, with clause rogamus, for five years, for the prior and convent of St. Oswald's, Gloucester, and their proctors sent to preach and collect goods in aid of certain works.

Exemption, for life, of Robert de Meisy from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff &c. against his will.

The like of John de Periton; for a fine of ½ mark of gold.

July 29. Hereford.

Simple protection, with clause, for seven years from St. Peter's Chains, for the warden of the hospital of St. Margaret, St. Briavels.

July 29. Hereford.

The like for the warden of the hospital of St. Mary Magdalene, Newenham.

July 30. Hereford.

Royal assent to the election of Master William de Radenoure to be bishop of Llandaff; with mandate to the archbishop of Canterbury to do his part herein.

July 30. Hereford.

Grant to Nicholas de Haulo [Hadlou in the margin] of 60 marks a year at the Exchequer to maintain him in the office of justice, as the king is informed that the 40 marks previously granted to him is not sufficient to maintain him decently.

Grant to John de Wyvill of 60 marks yearly at the Exchequer so long as he be the king's justice, where before he had 40 marks, residing at the Exchequer of the Jews.

July 30. Hereford.

Royal assent to the election of Eugenius canon of Bangor, to be abbot of that place; with mandate to the bishop of Down to do his part herein.

Simple protection, for ten years from St. Peter's Chains, for the abbot of Dore.

July 31. Hereford.

Writ de intendendo to the tenants of the abbey of Roucestre in favour of Richard, canon of Roucestre, to whose election as abbot the king has given his assent, and to whom the king has restored the temporalities.

Mandate to John Walerand, the escheator, to give him seisin thereof.

Simple protection, for five years from St. Peter's Chains, for Master Albert de Castelliano, chancellor of Milan, rector of the church of Aston.

Aug. 1. Hereford.

Exemption, for life, of Walter de Eylesford from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions and from being made sheriff &c. against his will.

And he has land in the county of Hereford.

The like of the following:—

Richard de Hertesley. And he has land in the county of Hereford.

William de Furches. And he has, &c.

William de Lesseberg. And he has &c. in the county of Gloucester.

Aug.3. Hereford.

Pardon to Alexander de Gathirst, of the age of twelve years, for the death of Helewise daughter of John de Mey, under the age of eleven years, as it appears by inquisition made by Reynold de Cobbeham, sheriff of Kent, in his full county, before the keepers of the pleas of the crown, that he killed him by misadventure.

Grant to all the citizens and other good men of Hereford of murage for seven years from the Assumption.

Exemption, for life, of Alan son of John de Est Laton from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions and from being made sheriff &c. against his will.

Respite from knighthood, for three years from Michaelmas, to Walter de Travele of the county of Hereford; for fine of a mark of gold.

The like to Hugh de Kynardele of the same county; for a like fine.

Aug. 4. Ledbury.

Exemption, for five years from Michaelmas, of William de Gardinis from suits of counties and hundreds, and from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions.

Aug. 5. Worcester.

Exemption, for life, of Robert son of Adam de Poynton from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff &c. against his will.

MEMBRANE 5.

Aug. 7. Worcester.

The like of Robert de Morton.

Respite from knighthood to him for three years from Michaelmas.

Exemption, for life, of Hubert Hacun from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff &c. against his will.

Simple protection, for three years from St. Lawrence, for the warden and brethren of the hospital of St. Oswald, Worcester.

The like for the prior and convent of Worcester.

Confirmation of a lease for three years from Michaelmas, 40 Henry III, by Madoc de Sutton to the prior and convent of Wombrigg of the manor of Sutton with the rent and all the escheats of Brocton and Hedinton, which are of the king's serjeanty; so that neither Madoc may lease it, nor the prior and convent receive it, in fee, without the king's will.

Exemption, for life, of Simon de Heronvyle of the county of Stafford from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff &c. against his will.

Aug. 9. Feckenham

Exemption from knighthood to him, for life.

Aug. 9. Feckenham.

Grant to the bailiffs and burgesses and other good men of Bruges of murage, for five years from the Assumption.

Simple protection, for three years from Michaelmas, for the abbot and convent of Bordesle.

Pardon to Maud daughter of Henry, detained in the king's prison of Hereford, for the death of her two boys, as it appears by inquisition made by Laurence del Brok before the king at his last coming to Hereford, that she killed them by madness (furiam) and not by felony.

Aug. 9.Feckenham.

Licence for Juliana,recluse(incluse)of St.Nicholas's, Worcester,to widen her court on the street to the north of the said church, extending from the great high road to the wall of the city, as follows,at that end of the court which is towards the great street,by 7 feet of land within the wall,in the middle part,by 5 feet of land within the wall, and at the other end towards the wall of the city, by 4 feet of land within the wall; as it appears by inquisition which the king caused to be made on his last passing through Worcester that this would not be to the nuisance of the city.

Aug. 10.Feckenham.

Exemption,for life, of Simon de Greswell from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff &c.against his will.

Aug. 10.Feckenham.

Grant to Master William de Saundon,king's serjeant and cook,of the wardship and marriage of Alina and Juliana, daughters and two of the heirs of Gilbert de Lesteneston,and their lands,with that which can pertain to the king of dower, being at present outside(foras),if it fall in during their minority.

Exemption,for life,of John de Grafton from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions,and from being made sheriff &c.against his will.

The like of the following:—

John Esturmy.

Aug.12. Evesham.

Alexander de Besford, at the instance of Master Simon de Wauton.

William le Poer of the county of Worcester.

Grant to the abbot of Evesham that his men of Evesham may take in aid of the repair of his bridge of Evesham,for three years from the Assumption,on every cart crossing the bridge charged with victuals for sale, and other merchandise, 1d.

Aug.11. Evesham.

Licence,for life,for William le Poer, to hunt, with his own dogs,the fox,the hare and the cat,through the forest of Fekham.

Aug. 17.Woodstock.

Writde intendendoto the tenants of the bishopric of Salisbury in favour of Master Giles de Brideport,sometime dean of Wells,whose election as bishop has been confirmed by B.archbishop of Canterbury.

Mandate to James Fresel,guardian of the bishopric,to give seisin of the temporalities to John de Holteby, whom the said[bishop]elect,now beyond seas on the king's service,has put in his place;saving to the king the crops pertaining to him.

Signification that R.de Clare,earl of Gloucester and Hertford,by the king's special precept, has done homage to Edward,the king's first-born son and heir for the lands which the earl held of the king in Ireland, saving the king's fealty and allegiance.

Simple protection for Gerard de Rodes returning to his lands in the parts of Flanders,so long as he be without the realm.

Exemption,for life,at the instance of the prior of Hurle,of Richard de Aumberlegh from being put on assizes,juries or recognitions,and from being made sheriff &c.against his will.

Grant to Richard le Brun,for a fine of 50 marks which he made with John Walerand,escheator this side Trent, and paid in the wardrobe by the hands of Philip de Legh,escheator of the county of Stafford,of the wardship of the lands late of Robert de Mere in Hamchirch,and of the lands late of Robert de Holdich in Cnutton;with the marriage of Robert son and heir of Robert de Holedich.

Aug.20.Woodstock

Appointment of Simon Passelewe and William de Lergton,sheriff of Lincoln,to sell,by view and testimony of lawful men,the houses late of the Jews of Lincoln,who were hanged for the boy crucified there;and to enquire what became of the chattels of the Jews,who have them and of what value they are.[Fœdera.]

Aug. 20. Woodstock.

Commitment to John Walerand of the king's manors of Bremmesgrave and Norton at farm for seven years from Michaelmas,rendering at the Exchequer as much as Sampson de Bremmesgrave rendered while he had the farm;with mandate to the tenants to be intendant to him.

By Henry de Bathonia and Philip Lovel.

Mandate to the said Sampson to deliver the manors to him.

The dean and chapter of Ardfert have licence to elect, by George the clerk,their fellow canon,coming to the king with letters patent of the chapter.

Aug.20.Woodstock.

Grant to Nicholas de Anne of the wardship of the land late of Richard de Anesy in Dulton and Bretton,co.Wilts,rendering yearly,at two terms,by the hand of the escheator of that county 10l. 16s.4½d.where before the king took only 7l.yearly by the hands of the said escheator.

By John Walerand,escheator on this side Trent.

Exemption,for life,of Osbert de Cornebury from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions,and from being made sheriff&c.against his will.

Aug.22.Woodstock.

Grant to Simon de Monte Forti,earl of Leicester,to whom the king granted the wardship of the lands and heirs of Gilbert de Aunframvill with the marriage of the heir,and with advowsons of churches and any dower falling in,that if the said heir die within age,he shall have the wardship and marriage of the other heirs if within age.

By Philip Lovel,the treasurer.

Mandate to the countess of Lincoln to pay to the said Simon and E. his wife 1000 marks out of the debts wherein she is held to the heirs of Walter,earl Marshal,by reason of the dower which she has in Ireland, of the inheritance of the said earl,to wit,the yearly money which the said heirs ought to receive of the king to satisfy therewith,together with the residue falling to the said heirs,the king's sister E.countess of Leicester for her dower of the lands in Ireland of William Marshal,sometime her husband.

Grant,at the instance of the king's sister Joan de Valencia,to Thomas de Samford(Saunfordin the margin),her yeoman,whatever belongs to the king of the wardship of the lands and heirs of Robert de Samford and of the marriage of the heirs. By Philip Lovel, the treasurer.

Aug. 22.Woodstock.

Simple protection,without term,for the friars of the Penance of Jesus Christ,with this clause that the king will ratify all gifts which are made to them.

Simple protection,for five years,for the lepers of St.Leonard's, Coventre.

Protection,with clause,until the feast of SS.Simon and Jude,for John de la Haye going by the king's precepts to France with Henry de Monte Forti,the king's nephew.

Grant to S.de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester,that of the debts due to the king by the heirs of W.earl Marshal,of arrears of 600 marks yearly wherein they are bound to the king for the dower of his sister E.countess of Leicester,falling to her of the inheritance of the said Marshal in Ireland,and for which 600 marks the king is bound to satisfy the countess every year,the king will not cause anything to be distributed elsewhere or paid to other uses than to the said earl and the countess, until the king has fully paid his debts to them. And if the said arrears do not suffice the king grants that the residue shall be paid to them out of the issues of the eyre of R.de Thurkilby and his fellows,justices in eyre in the counties of Northumberland, Cumberland, Westmoreland, Lancaster, Lincoln and Norfolk, so that nothing of the said issues shall be applied to other uses until they are fully satisfied.

Mandate to Philip Lovell to cause this grant to be observed, so that nothing be done with the said arrears or issues of the eyres contrary to the said grant.

MEMBRANE 4.

Aug. 20. Woodstock.

Confirmation to the Friars Preachers of Oxford, after inquisitionad quod damnum made by Henry de Bathonia, of an area which William de Bruer gave them in that town.

Aug. 22. Woodstock.

Grant to Coc son of Aaron, Jew, of London, for 5 marks of gold paid to the king in hand, and a fine of 2000 marks of silver, made with him, that he and his brother Manaser shall have all the lands, houses, rents, debts and chattels late of the said Aaron, except the chattels which the queen may wish to take, for their gold, as well for the said fine as for any gold which the said Aaron owed to her, and except 1000 marks of debts which the king's brother Richard, earl of Cornwall, shall choose for himself of the said chattels in part payment of the king's debts to him; and except the houses and rents which the king formerly gave to William de Valery, yeoman of Edmund, the king's son, and to Herman de Bucerberg, king's yeoman, of which 2000 marks the Jew shall pay at the exchequer of Easter, in the forty-first year, 10 marks of gold; at the exchequer of Michaelmas in that year, 5 marks of gold; at the exchequer of Easter in the fortysecond year, 5 marks of gold, and so from year to year 10 marks of gold yearly, until the whole be paid.

Before the king, the earl of Cornwall, and others of the king's council.

Confirmation of a grant by Guy de Lesiniaco, the king's brother, to Fulcard de Outon, his clerk, of the marriage of the son and heir of Henry le Chaunberleng, tenant in chief, which the king had granted to Guy.

Pardon to Aymer,[bishop] elect of Winchester, the king's brother, and all of his household of all trespasses of venison in any of the king's forests of England from his first coming to England until the Assumption in the fortieth year, so that none may implead any of them for this.

The like, at the instance of the said Aymer, to Walter de Ralegh.

Simple protection, for two years from Michaelmas, for William Bike.

Exemption, for life, of Thomas son of Michael de Ryhull from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff &c. against his will.

Aug. 23. Woodstock

The like to Ralph de Engelby, at the instance of Geoffrey de Lezignan: and he is of the county of Lincoln.

Aug. 23. Woodstock.

Appointment of James Fresel and John de Suyneford, king's clerks, to view and appraise all crops which pertain to the king by reason of the voidance of the bishopric of Salisbury; with mandate to the sheriffs to provide jurors when required.

Aug. 28. Westminster.

Pardon to John de Radeley for the death of Robert de Merslond in the town of Oxford, as it appears by inquisition made by Nicholas de Hanrad, sheriff of Oxford, before the mayor of Oxford and the keepers of the pleas of the crown of that county, that he killed him in self-defence.

Protection with clause, for one year from Michaelmas, for Ebulo de Montibus, going beyond seas by the king's order as his envoy.

Aug. 28.

Whereas the king sometime since granted under the great seal to Ebulo de Montibus 25 marks a year at the Exchequer for demising to the king the lands of Waleton and Ewell which the king had given to him, to the use of the son and heir of Maurice de Crohun; the king, in consideration of his services to himself and to Edward his son, has increased his said fee by another 25 marks a year, until he provide for him in wards or escheats to the value of 50 marks a year, and this grant which the king made to him under the seal which he used in Gascony, he now renews to him under the great seal.

Aug. 30. Westminster

Exemption, for life, at the instance of Edward, the king's son, of Roger son of Roger de Horseleg from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff &c. against his will.

Pardon, at the instance of Alexander king of Scotland (Scocie), to Thomas de Hibernia son of William de Clere, of his outlawry for a robbery in the county of Essex; with the usual condition.

Grant to Master John (Master John de Gloucestre in the margin), the king's mason, of the serjeanty of Blechesdone, formerly of Robert son of Nigel which was afterwards alienated by Richard de Greynville, who gave it to William de Greynville his brother and by reason of such alienation was taken into the king's hands; saving the right of any and doing service which used to be done.

Grant to Kok son of Aaron, Jew of London, for a fine of 2 marks of gold, of the wardship of the chattels of Manasser his brother, to hold to the profit of his said brother until he come of age; and grant that the said Manasser shall not be married without the licence of the said Koc and the mutual consent and will of the said Koc and Manasser, and that the said Koc, in the meantime, shall have the keeping of all those things which pertain to that marriage.

By Philip Lovel and Henry de Bathonia.

Grant to the said Koc, in consideration of his above fine of 2000 marks, that neither he nor the chattels of the above Aaron, his father, shall be tallaged while he is paying the said fine; but he shall pay tallage with the rest of the Jews on his own goods.

By Philip Lovel and Henry de Bathonia.

Mandate to the treasurer, barons of the Exchequer and the justices appointed for the keeping of the Jews to cause this to be done and enrolled.

Aug. 30. Westminster.

Pardon, at the instance of Margaret, queen of Scotland, to Simon de Dalton of the county of York of his outlawry for the death of Thomas de Etton, sometime a brother of Byland (de Bella Landa).

Pardon to Robert Agoylun and Joan de Mohun, late the wife of John de Mohun, for intermarrying without the king's licence, as the said Robert has made fine by 200 marks with Peter de Chauvent, to whom the king had granted her marriage.

Pardon, at the instance of Alexander, king of Scotland, to Thomas Pamme of his outlawry for the death of William de Lidyate.

Aug. 30. Westminster.

Mandate to the wardens of all fairs in England to cause to be proclaimed and observed in all fairs the charter which the king has granted to the burgesses of St. Omer in Flanders.

The like to the barons and bailiffs of the Cinque Ports.

The like to the mayor and sheriffs of London and all the mayors and sheriffs of cities and boroughs.

Sept. 1. Westminster.

Appointment of Nicholas de Sancto Mauro to hold the manor of Pulton, co. Wilts, for five years from Michaelmas in this year, to maintain him in the king's service, in lieu of the 20l. a year which he receives of the king.

Mandate to Stephen Fromund, constable of Merleberg, to give him seisin of the said manor, and to cause the stock of corn therein to be appraised by good men and commit the same to him at that price, signifying the price to the king.

Grant to Raymond Arnaldi de Gayllak that for seven years from Michaelmas he shall have quittance of the king's prise of 200 tuns of wine yearly, except the ancient prise.

Sept. 1. Westminster.

Presentation of Hugh de Akeford, chaplain of the queen, to the church of Suthtauuton, void by the death of Master Roger Lovel, some time rector of the same, in the king's gift by reason of the wardship of the land and heir of Ralph de Thony being in the hands of the queen by the king's grant, directed to the bishop of Exeter.

Sept. 1. Westminster.

Confirmation of a lease by Roland de Axsted to William de Esselby and John de Samgrave of the manor of Axsted, held in chief, with the advowson of the church thereof, to hold for eleven years from Michaelmas; and of a lease by the latter to Richard, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, of the remainder of their term.

Grant, for life, to Reynold de Sancto Lemano, for his homage and service, of 20l. a year at the Exchequer of Westminster by the name of a fee, in testimony whereof these letters which were made under the seal used in Gascony are renewed under the great seal of England.

Sept. 1. Westminster.

Grant to John de Eslington and his heirs,—to whom the king granted Eslington at a rent of 3 marks of old farm, which he and his ancestors used to render, and 3 marks of increment, a moiety payable at St. Cuthbert in September and a moiety at St. Cuthbert in Lent, he doing the king's foreign service of Colnaye, suit of the county, and truncage (truncagium) at the castle of Baumburg, as he and his ancestors used to do,—that they be quit of tallages for ever, as the king understands they are quit by the form of the said grant. By John Maunsell.

Grant to Juliana late the wife of Henry Bernevall, tenant in chief, for a fine of 50 marks, of the wardship of the lands late of the said Henry with the marriage of the heirs.

Sept. 1. Westminster.

Mandate to the sheriff of Essex to give her seisin thereof.

Sept. 1. Westminster.

Confirmation of a sale by Ebulo de Montibus to John, tailor of Edward the king's son, of the wardship of the lands late of John de Morlaund who held in chief by socage, with the marriage of the heirs; lately granted to Ebulo by the king.

Sept. 1. Westminster.

Simple protection, for one year from Michaelmas, for William de Akelyngton.

Pardon, at the instance of Margaret, queen of Scotland, to Stephen the Clerk of Tyverynton of his outlawry for the death of William de Lidyate.

Pardon, at the like instance, to William de Kirkeby of the county of Westmoreland of his abjuration of the realm for the death of a man killed at Appelby, wherewith he is charged.

Sept. 1. Westminster.

Exemption, at the like instance, of Walter de Coston from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff &c. against his will.

The king pardoned him the whole.

Sept. 2. Westminster.

Pardon, at the like instance, to Andrew son of Nicholas de Barbeflet of his outlawry for robbery and company of thieves.

The like, at the like instance, to Robert son of Nicholas.

Pardon, at the instance of the king of Scotland, to Henry Brid for the death of Mauculinus le Gysel, whom he killed in England because Mauculinus broke a prison of the said king in Scotland, which was in the keeping of the said Henry.

Sept. 1. Westminster.

Exemption for life, at the instance of the king of Scotland, of John de Eslington from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff, coroner, escheator or other bailiff of the king against his will.

Aug. 22. Westminster.

The like, at the like instance, of Thomas de Alkild (Akiltin the margin) of the county of Northumberland, from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff, coroner, escheator, forester, verderer, agister, regarder or other bailiff of the king against his will.

Sept. 1. Westminster.

Grant, for life, to William Lestivur of Meleburne of the land late of William son of Wolrich, in the king's manor of Meleburne, which the abbot of Persoure, the escheator, let to him before to hold at the will of the king; to hold at a rent of 3s. a year to be paid to the bailiff of Meleburne to the king's use, as before.

Sept. 2. Westminster.

Pardon to Aaron son of Benedict Cryspin the Jew, for a fine of half a mark of gold, of his outlawry because he withdrew for chattels of Aaron son of Abraham, Jew, carried away, wherewith he was charged.

MEMBRANE 3.

Sept. 1. Westminster.

End of an entry relating to an indemnity by the king, in which the names of the pope and Master Bernard occur. [See next page.]

Cancelled.

Pardon to Walter Meryet for the death of Ellis de Cumpton, as it appears by inquisition made by Geoffrey de Preston that he killed him in self defence.

Sept. 1. Westminster.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Robert Waleraund as steward of all the king's forests on this side Trent, so that under the name of steward he shall exercise all that pertains to the office of justice of the forest.

And the letter is directed to archbishops, bishops &c., and all bailiffs of the said forests and all other bailiffs and others.

Simple protection, without clause, for two years, for John de Gorges.

Grant to Arnald de Colon, merchant of Montauban, to whom the king is bound in certain debts which he cannot pay at present, that of the wines which he brings to England in this year he may have 200 tuns quit of any prise except the king's right prise.

Sept. 6. Merton.

Pardon, at the instance of the king's daughter Margaret, queen of Scotland, to Roger le Prophete of Kele, chaplain, for the death of Sarah de Mumby, whom he killed by misadventure, and of his outlawry for the same.

Letters for the abbot of Lyre nominating Andrew le Cornu and Richard de Preus, his monks in England, as his attorneys for four years from the Nativity of the Virgin Mary.

Sept. 7. Merton.

Grant, at the instance of Richard de Grey, to the merchants of the ship of the said Richard, called Portejoye, that of the first wines which they bring to England they shall have 100 tuns quit of any prise except the king's right prise.

Pardon, at the instance of the king's daughter Margaret, queen of Scotland, to Robert de Monte Pessulano, Philip de Gloucestre and Peter de Stanes, citizens of London, for the death of Robert de Langele.

This letter is duplicated.

Simple protection, without clause and without term, for the prior of Merton.

Exemption, for life, of Bartholomew Peche for his services to the king and to Edward the king's son, from suits of counties and hundreds wherever he have lands.

Sept. 8. Westminster.

Mandate to Masters Bernard de Sen [a], papal subdeacon and chaplain, and W. de Lichefeld, canon of St. Paul's, London, and N. de Plumpton, papal subdeacon and chaplain, king's clerk, to hand over to Philip Lovel, treasurer, 1300 marks of the money of the Cross and of the tenth in their keeping, by view of J. de Kancia, Friar Minor, and the said treasurer shall repay the same without delay out of the first moneys he receives at the Exchequer of next Michaelmas term; with promise to keep them harmless in this matter.

In the presence of the king by Richard, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, John Maunsell, Henry de Bathonia and Master John Maunsell.

Cancelled. Because the writ was surrendered.

Mandate to the same, that whereas the pope commanded the king to pay to Mainettus Spine, Peter Bonentcasus and Rusticellus Cambii, fellows of Spillatus, 2000 marks; to Carlinus Nerus Giberti and James Devanzati, fellows of the same Reyner (sic), the like amount; Aldebrand Aldebrandini and Reyner Bonacursi, fellows of Roland aforesaid(sic), the like amount; out of the tenth of ecclesiastical profits granted to the king by the apostolic See, or from the ransoms of vows of those marked with the Cross or from any other cause; and whereas Reyner Barboti and Hermin Hermini, citizens and merchants of Siena, forthemselves and their fellows, to whom the said tenth and the king are pledged for the affair of the realm of Sicily, oppose this, the said Master Bernard and others shall, with the consent of the said companies, pay to the said companies, to avoid their clamour, equal proportions of the said money, until the said 6000 marks concerned in the pope's mandate be paid, and the other 6000 marks to the other merchants of the king aforesaid. These two pairs of letters issued in the king's presence and by R. earl of Gloucester, and the other, named above, and were handed to Philip Lovel.

Cancelled. Because the writ was surrendered.

Sept. 13. Westminster.]

Exemption, for life, of John son of William Lovel from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff &c. against his will.

Whereas, when the king conferred upon his brother William de Valencia all the lands late of Robert de Pundelarch, he did not think that any debts were due to the Jews by the said Robert by reason of the said lands, but gave them to him quit of all exaction, the king acquits him of all debts of Jews that could be exacted from him by reason of the said Robert.

Protection, with clause, for P. bishop of Hereford, gone to Gascony as an envoy of the king.

Sept. 13. Westminster.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Aymo Thorumbert to keep the Tower of London.

Mandate to Peter le Blund to deliver it to him.

Sept. 14. Westminster.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Hugh de Mauneby to keep the county and the castle and park of Northampton, and the honour of Peverel in the county, so that he make perfect the corpus of the said county, and have all the issues of the county and honour of Peverel and pay at the Exchequer yearly for the profit of the county and honour 120l. and keep the castle and park at his own cost; with mandate to all persons of the county and to the tenants of the said honour to be intendant to him.

Be it known that these are the pledges of the said Hugh, to wit, John son of Jolland de Nevyle and John de Sancto Claro of the county of Kent. Under the form enrolled in the roll of fines of this year.

Mandate to Hugh Gobyun to deliver the castle [and] park of Northampton to him.

Grant to Geoffrey de Geynvill of the manor of Dilun at farm for five years beyond his present term, rendering at the Exchequer as much as he renders at present.

Grant, for life, to Henry de Sar[esburia], king's chaplain, of whatever pertains to the king's collation touching the deanery of the church of Pincriz, in the collations of prebendaries of that church or in all other things pertaining to that deanery.

Grant to Hugh Cole, for a fine of half a mark of gold, of the keeping of the hundred of Webbetre for seven years from Michaelmas, rendering to the sheriff of Hereford 20s. a year, as other bailiffs of that hundred have been used to do.

Grant, at the instance of Edward, the king's son, to Roger de Aubof, his yeoman, that after the term for which Peter de Nevill has the keeping of the king's castle of Sauveye, he shall have the keeping for seven years, rendering the same as the said Peter.

Safe-conduct, until Whitsunday, for Mary, queen of Scotland, and those whom she brings with her to England.

Sept. 14. Westminster.

Whereas the king has granted to his kinsman A. king of Castile, that he will make restitution of the damages inflicted on Gaston de Bearn, the barons, knights and other persons of Gascony because of the said king from the time that Gaston received knighthood (militiam) from the same king; the king, with the consent of Edward his son and heir, empowers P. bishop of Hereford, Stephen Lungespeye, seneschal of Gascony, and Robert Walerand to do this in his name and in the name of his said son, and not to omit to do so for castles, lands or towns to be restored according to a writing to the said king. Sealed with the seal of the king's son as well as of the king. By K. & C.

The like power to P. bishop of Hereford, W. bishop of Ely, S. Longespe, seneschal of Gascony, Robert Walerand and John de Gatesden, or any two of them. Sealed as above.

By K. in the presence of Edward the king's son and by the bishop of Hereford, R. earl of Gloucester, John Maunsel, treasurer of York, and others of the king's council.

Under the same form it is written to all only with the names of P. bishop of Hereford, S. Longespe, seneschal of Gascony, and Robert Walerand with this clause—' or any two.'

Membrane 3(Schedule).

Sept. 12. Canterbury

Grant, for life, to William de Hastencot of 5 marks a year in addition to the 10l.a year already granted to him at the Exchequer, so that he shall now take 20 marks a year.

Sept. 13. Westminster

Licence, for life, for Robert de Nevyle to hunt with his own dogs the hare, the fox and the cat through the forest of the county of York.

Exemption, for life, at the instance of Arnald Fedyf, king's yeoman of Henry de Lekeburn from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions and from being made sheriff, coroner, escheator or other bailiff of the king against his will.

The like of John de Dyne, with these articles—'sheriff, coroner, escheator, forester, verderer, agister, regarder or other bailiff of the king.'

Acceptance of a grant by John de Monemuth to Edward the king's son and heir of the castle and honour of Monemuth and all his lands and tenements in fee simple, and of a grant by Edward to the said John for his life of other lands in exchange, and grant to the said Edward of any right or claim the king might have in the castle, honour or lands; and grant to him that whatever happens concerning the said John, or if the castle, honour and lands come into the king's hands by the death of the said John or other cause, the king will not grant or assign the same to any other than to him.

MEMBRANE 2.

Sept. 14.Westminster

Whereas the king, for arduous affairs,borrowed of the prior and convent of Westminster 1300 marks of the money of the Cross deposited in their house by Masters Bernard de Sena, William de Lichefeld and Nicholas de Plumpton, supplying the place of Master Rostand, papal subdeacon and chaplain, and executor of the business of the Cross, and the prior and convent bound themselves to the said masters by their common seal to pay this sum before All Saints; the king for their indemnity promises the said prior and convent that he will deliver them by that date touching the said money if he die, and in the meantime he binds to them his whole gold deposited in his treasury, so that none of that shall be removed therefrom by the king's heirs until they be fully delivered of the whole of the said 1300 marks, and any loss sustained by reason of non-payment within the term.

Simple protection, for one year from Michaelmas, for the abbot of Buldewas.

Exemption of Walter Corbet of the county of Northumberland from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions and from being made sheriff &c. against his will.

Protection, without clause, for three years from Michaelmas, for the dean and chapter of Rouen, their men, lands, things, rents and possessions.

Sept. 19. Maidstone.

Writ de intendendo to the tenants of the abbey of Abbendon in favour of William de Neubiry, monk of Abbendon, whose election as abbot has been confirmed by R. dean of Salisbury, Master Ralph de Eboraco and W. de Ledecumb, officials of Giles (E.) [bishop] elect of Salisbury, and to whom the king has restored the temporalities.

Mandate to Roger de Messenden, guardian of the abbey, to give him seisin of the temporalities.

Exemption from knighthood of Richard de Marcham of the county of Nottingham ; for a fine.

Protection, with clause, for Giles [bishop] elect of Salisbury, gone to the court of Rome on arduous affairs of the king.

Sept. 20. Maidstone.

Grant to Edward the king's son, in pursuance of the king's grant to him of wardships to a certain amount, of the wardship of the lands late of Nicholas de Meriet, tenant in chief, with the marriage of the heirs.

Mandate to the sheriff of Somerset and the escheator of that county to give the bailiffs of the said Edward seisin thereof.

Sep 23. Canterbury

Grant to Imbert de Muntferraund, for his homage and service of 20l. a year at the Exchequer, by the name of a fee, until the king provide for him in an equivalent in wards or escheats. By the bishop of Hereford.

Sept. 24. Canterbury.

Grant to Robert Walerand, to whom the king has committed, during pleasure, the keeping of all his forests on this side Trent, of 100 marks a year to be taken by his own hand out of the issues of the said forests to maintain him so long as he be steward of the same forests. By K. & C.

Because the predecessor of the said Robert, justice of the said forest, used to receive so much.

Grant to the said Robert of all the land in the county of Southampton which Roger de Wyavyle holds of the king for life, to hold to the said Robert and his heirs, after the decease of Roger, if Robert can obtain the assent hereto of Edward the king's son, whom the king promised to provide for in wardships to a certain sum ; and upon the decease of Roger it shall be lawful for him to enter therein without impediment from the king.

Sept. 24. Canterbury

Confirmation of a grant for life which the king has inspected, made by Constance, abbess of Rommeseye and the convent there to John de Romeseye, son of Walter de Romeseye, of the whole manor of Sydemanton with the rent of Enedburn, on condition that if the said John be, in the meantime, provided for in an ecclesiastical benefice to the value of 30l. a year or more by the abbess and convent, then the manor shall revert to them.

Sept. 26. Sandwich.

Grant to William de Trubbevyle, for his homage and service, of 20 marks a year at the Exchequer, by the name of a fee, until the king provide for him in an equivalent in wards or escheats.

And he has thereof a writ patent of liberate.

Sept. 29. Canterbury

Presentation of Simon de Burnham, chaplain, to the church of Lideham; directed to the official of P. bishop of Hereford, and other vicegerents of the bishop.

Sept. 29. Canterbury

Appointment of Ralph de Bakepuz, the marshal, and William Beneyt, serjeant of the king's market, to hold the pleas of the market, view trespasses of assizes and measures, and cause the assizes of measures to be observed in cities, boroughs and other market towns, within liberties and without, in the counties of Kent, Sussex and Surrey; with mandate to the bailiffs and good men of such places to be intendant to them.

Exemption, for life, of John de Godwineston from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff &c. against his will.

Sept. 30. Canterbury.

The like of Thomas de Akelt.

Oct. 2. Canterbury.

Exemption, at the instance of Lauretta, recluse of Hakinton, of the prioress and nuns of St. Sepulchre's, Canterbury, from suit at the court of Rodlevoth, which belongs to the king by reason of his wardship of certain lands which Hubert de Burgo granted to them, for five years from Michaelmas, 40 Henry III.

Mandate to the bailiff of Rodlevoth not to vex them or distrain them for such suit.

Simple protection, without clause, for three years for Master Roffredus de Ferentino, parson of the church of Westbiry.

Exemption of Roger de Helles of the county of Kent from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff, coroner, escheator or other bailiff of the king against his will.

Oct. 2. Canterbury.

Grant to Richard de Wengham, chaplain, of the church of the castle of Dover; and the king has caused him to be put in possession of that church.

Mandate to the constable of the castle to induct him.

Exemption for three years from All Saints, 41 Henry III, at the instance of the prior and convent of the Friars Preachers, Canterbury, of John de Stokwell from all tollage of that city, as he has given to the said Friars an area for the extension of their court.

Oct. 7. Rochester

Simple protection, for five years, for the hospital of lepers without the wood of Chestnuts (Chastynners).

The like, without term, for the prioress and nuns of Davinton.

Oct. 11. Westminster

Protection, with clause rogamus, for five years from St. Edward, the king and martyr, for the master and brethren of the hospital of St. Mary Magdalene, Dorteford.

Exemption of Ralph de Langetoft from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff, coroner, escheator, forester, verderer, agister or other bailiff of the king against his will.

The like of Benedict de Rolleston.

Oct. 12. Westminster.

Power to Peter de Gisorciis, taker of the king's wines, to cast out, by view and testimony of good men, the putrid wines found in the king's cellars ; directed to constables, mayors, provosts, ministers and other bailiffs.

Oct. 14. Westminster.

Grant to John Renger, king's clerk, that when he dies he may freely make his will of all his goods, so that the king shall not lay hands upon them on account of any debt to the king, but the king will betake himself for these to his heirs.

Mandate of the king to H. bishop of Lincoln as his prince, that, whereas R. bishop of Coventry and Lichfield has obtained his cession from the pope, and the pope has commanded him to admit this cession and provide for the maintenance of the said R. out of the lands and rents of the bishopric, he is to provide for him accordingly to the amount of 300 marks a year.

Exemption, for life, of Philip son of Robert of the county of Northampton from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff &c. against his will.

Oct. 14. Westminster.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Walter de Rudham and Martin de Chamflur, king's clerks, to keep the bishopric of Carlisle, now void, answering for the issues at the Exchequer, with mandate to the tenants to be intendant to them.

Grant to the queen of the wardship of the lands and heirs late of Matthew de Fornellis, with the marriage of the heirs.

Mandate to the escheator in the county of Somerset to give her seisin thereof, with the receipts since the time of the taking of the lands into the king's hands.

The like to the escheator in the counties of Dorset, Wilts, Hereford and Devon.

Exemption, for life, of Geoffrey de Torvyle from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff &c. against his will.

The like of John de Tynehide of the county of Wilts.

The like of Richard de Strafford.

Oct. 15. Westminster.

Mandate to William de Sancto Omero and Pernell de Thoeny his wife to restore to Roger de Thony, son and heir of Ralph de Thony, who is of full age and has done homage and to whom the king has restored his lands, the charters and other instruments belonging to the said Roger which are in the keeping of the said Pernell.

Mandate to H. de Boun, earl of Essex and Hereford, to deliver to the said Roger Painscastle with its manors and other appurtenances, which were committed to him during the minority of the said Roger.

MEMBRANE 1.

Oct. 16. Westminster.

Grant to Nicholas de Haveresham, for a fine of 200 marks of silver to be paid in the wardrobe within two years, and for two marks of gold which he paid there down, of the marriage of Alice late the wife of Richard Luvel, tenant in chief, and the forfeiture pertaining to the king if she marry any other than Nicholas without the latter's licence; notwithstanding that the king previously granted the same marriage to William de Berkele, king's yeoman, who afterwards took another to wife.

Presentation of John Walerand to the church of Terdeling, directed to the bishop of Worcester.

Royal assent to the postulation of James Hualagdnan, Friar Minor, to be archbishop of Tuam ; with mandate to the pope to do his part herein.

Appointment, during pleasure, of William de Grey to keep the corpus of the castle of Nottingham, with the hay of Beskwude, on the same conditions whereby Ralph son of Nicholas held; saving to the king the mills, meadows and other things without the walls of the castle.

Mandate to Ralph son of Nicholas to deliver the same to him.

Exemption, for life, of Thomas de Hastinges, William de Cundal, Alexander Manchael, William de Wardecop, Matthew de Rossegile, William de Goldinton and William de Chartenay, men of Robert de Veteri Ponte of the county of Westmoreland, from taking up the arms of a knight, on testimony before the king that they hold their land in cornage.

Oct. 17. Westminster.

Appointment, during pleasure, of John Bayard, to keep the counties of Essex and Hertford with the honours of Boulogne, Hageneth and Peverel of London, and the barony of Redlegh; answering at the Exchequer for the said counties as much as Ralph de Ardern rendered, and answering there also for the profit of the honours and barony.

Mandate to the said Ralph to deliver the premises to him.

Exemption, for life, of William de Kyleby from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff &c. against his will.

Mandate to Master Robert de Wychampton and John de Holteby, steward of E. [bishop] elect of Salisbury, to pay to James Fresell, king's clerk—who, when guardian of the bishopric during its last voidance, received from the executors of W. bishop of Salisbury, for corn found in the manors of that bishopric after the death of that bishop, to sow the lands of the bishopric, to the value of 89l.—out of 276 marks 4s. 8d. which they undertook for the said elect to render to the king for the corn of the spring sowing (pro bladis de tramesio) and for the meadows of the bishopric during the time of the voidance, the sum of 89l. that he may satisfy the executors of the late bishop of that sum.

Appointment of William le Breton, Nicholas de Rumesye, Geoffrey de Leuekenor and Simon de Throp as justices in eyre for this turn for the pleas of the forest in the counties aforesaid (sic).

Appointment of Edward the king's son to have the manor of Ellesmere for ten years from Michaelmas, 40 Henry III, rendering 30l. a year at the Exchequer ; with mandate to the tenants to be intendant to him.

Mandate to the sheriff of Stafford and Salop to deliver the manor to his bailiffs with the issues from Michaelmas.

Oct. 17. Westminster

Exemption, for life, of Robert de Molecastre from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff &c. against his will.

The like of the following:—

James son of Sewall de Otindon, at the instance of Master Simon de Wauton.

Thomas de Canvill, at the instance of the same.

Hugh de Goldingham.

Oct. 20. Westminster

William de Hastencot.

Henry Muscel.

Adam de Magneby.

Gilbert de Hoby.

Oct. 19. Westminster.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Robert de Tottehale to keep the counties of Buckingham and Bedford, answering at the Exchequer, as Simon de Eltesdon and Robert le Sauvage answered when they were sheriffs.

Oct. 23. Westminster.

The like of Alan de Swyneford to keep the counties of Warwick and Leicester, answering as William Maunsell, sometime sheriff, answered.

Mandate to the said William to deliver these counties to him.

Decree that the outlawry of Richard de Bychamwell be null as it appears by inquisition made by William de Stowa, sheriff of Cambridge, that while he was a prisoner in Ely gaol he was indicted before Henry de Bathonia and his fellows, justices in eyre in the county of Norfolk, in the thirty-fifth year, of larceny, for which it was ordered by the said justices that he should be called from county to county and unless he appeared at the fourth county he should be outlawed, and that he was in that prison on the day of the fourth county, to wit, the day of St. Gregory, and because he came not he was outlawed.

Sept. 27. Canterbury.

Grant to Ralph de Bakepuz of 20 marks a year at the Exchequer, in lieu of 10l. a year, to maintain him in the king's service, until the king provide for him more bountifully.

Because this letter was granted at Canterbury.

Exemption, at the instance of Bartholomew de Roucestre, Friar Preacher, of Roger le Vineter and Avice his wife, sister of the said Bartholomew, from all tallage affecting them in the city of Rochester or elsewhere, for three years from St. Edward's last past.

Oct. 23. Westminster.

Simple protection for the abbot of Flexlegh, whom the king has sent to Wales on the business of the Cross and the tenth; for such time as he be on that service.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Thomas Esperun, king's clerk, and Matthew Bokerel, citizen of London, to the chamberlainship of London and Sandwich.

Oct. 25. Westminster.

Grant to William de Clare of the wardship of the lands late of Simon de Bello Campo, saving the dower of his wife, with the marriage of the heirs; and also the marriage of the wife of the said Simon, and the forfeiture pertaining to the king if she marry without the licence of the king.

Exemption of Adam de Magneby from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff &c. against his will.

The prior and convent of Carlisle have licence to elect a bishop, by Alexander de Ponte Fracto and Geoffrey de Stoke, their fellow-canons, coming to the king to seek licence.

Simple protection, for three years from All Saints, for the master and brethren of the hermitage of Grafton.

Grant to Roger le Bigod, earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, that he may sue in the king's name against all persons who owe suit or other customs at the half hundred of Eresham, which the earl holds of the king at fee farm, so that whatever in the king's name he can deraign or recover shall remain to him and his heirs for ever as belonging to his said farm, and the king or his heirs will not nor cannot remit his action to anyone to deraign or recover the same.

Exemption, for life, of Robert de Paris from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from being made sheriff &c. against his will.

Grant to Henry de Frowik, Richard Bonaventure, David de Enefeld, Walter de Brussel, William de Gloucestre and John Hardel, citizens of London, of seven dies in the mint of London, saving to the said William his die there previously granted to him for life ; to hold to them for their lives with all issues; rendering at the Exchequer 35l. a year, and if they be prevented from paying this by war between the king and the king of France, their losses occasioned by such war shall be allowed them in the said farm; [and upon the death of any one of them] it shall be competent to the king to confer his share upon another, on condition that such other contribute his proportion to the said farm.