1324, membranes 37, 36, 35, 34, 33, 32, 31, 30, 29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21

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1324, membranes 37, 36, 35, 34, 33, 32, 31, 30, 29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21

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MEMBRANE 37.

1324. July 8. Porchester.

Power to John, bishop of Norwich, Henry, lord of Sully, and John de Stonore, knights, to treat with Charles, king of France and Navarre, for a meeting between the king and him. [Fœdera.] By K.

July 8. Porchester.

The like to them and Masters Richard de Eryum, canon of York, professor of both laws, John de Shordich, doctor of laws, and Richard de Gloucestre, learned in the law, the bishop of Norwich to be one, to treat, salva exheredacionis nostre injuria, for the settlement of discords between the same Charles and the king by reason of the castle of Montpezat, in the duchy. [Fœdera.] By K.

The like, with the exception of the words salva &c. [Fœdera.]

The like, with the same exception and power for the others to proceed if the bishop be prevented by illness or other good cause. [Fœdera.] By K.

Power to the same commissioners to confirm by an oath on the king's soul the treaty when made, salva exheredacionis &c. [Fœdera.] By K.

Power as above, without the words salva &c., under the names of the same John de Stonore and John de Shordich. [Fœdera.] By K.

July 8. Porchester.

Mandate to Richard de Grey, seneschal of Gascony, who has been appointed with John de Stonore and Robert de Shirlond, mayor of Bordeaux, to receive for the king from Charles, king of France, the castle aforesaid in the land of Agen, to take order for its safe keeping when received. By K.

July 8. Porchester.

Appointment, during pleasure, of John de Stonore to the keeping of the same castle. By K.

Mandate to Edmund de Wodestoke, earl of Kent, the king's brother, to deliver it to him.

Writ of aid in his favour directed to the constable of the castle and all persons therein.

Mandate to the seneschal of Gascony to cause livery thereof to be made to him.

Mandate to the same John to deliver the corpus of the castle to the said king Charles according to the form agreed upon between the commissioners and that king. [Fœdera.]

July 8. Porchester.

Power to Richard de Grey, seneschal of Gascony, John de Stonore and Robert de Shirland, mayor of Bordeaux, to require and receive the castle back from the said king at the end of the term for which it is to remain in his hands pursuant to the agreement made with him. By K.

July 8. Porchester.

Mandate to the same Richard to take order for its safe keeping when received back. [Fœdera.] By K.

July 8. Porchester.

Safe-conduct for two years for John de la Pays, going to Gascony on the business of the king's merchant Andrew Perres de Castro Sorys of Burgos in Spain. By K. on the information of W. de Ayremynne.

July 8. Porchester.

Appointment, during pleasure, of the above John de Stonore to the keeping of the castle of Montpezat. By K.

The mandates in pursuance repeated as above.

July 11. Porchester.

Mandate to the said John to deliver the corpus of the said castle to King Charles. [Fœdera.] By K.

July 10. Porchester.

Power to Richard de Grey, seneschal of Gascony, John de Stonore and Robert de Shirlond as above, to require and receive it back. [Fœdera.] By K.

July 8. Porchester.

Mandate to John de Stonore or other keeper of the said castle to deliver the corpus thereof to king Charles. [Fœdera.] By K.

MEMBRANE 36.

July 8. Porchester.

Presentation of Thomas de Brayton to the church of St. Nicholas, Suthkeleseye, in the diocese of Lincoln.

The like of Geoffrey Cory to a mediety of the church of Ingeworth, in the diocese of Norwich.

July 8. Porchester.

Grant to Master Robert de Wygornia, king's clerk, of the chapel of Est Tillebury, void by the resignation of William de Stowe, king's clerk, and in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heir of Edmund le Botiller of Ireland, tenant in chief.

July 8. Porchester.

Protection with clause nolumus for one year for Master Richard de Baldok, clerk.

July 10. Porchester.

Licence for John le Chaumberleyn to grant for life to Master Robert de Baldok, archdeacon of Middlesex, the manor of Stanbrigge, held in chief, with remainder in tail to Richard son of John le Chaumberleyn and Margaret his wife, and reversion to the said John and his heirs. By K.

July 8. Porchester.

Presentation of Thomas de Sibthorp to the church of Shenle, in the diocese of Lincoln, void by the resignation of John de Sibethorp, the last rector.

July 8. Porchester.

Ratification of a grant by Peter, late prior of the church of St. Saviour, Bermundeseye and the convent of that place, to Master Geoffrey de Eyton, king's clerk, of the manor of Upton, co. Berks, for the life of the said Geoffrey and two years after; saving to the king the issues and profits of the said manor in times of voidance of the priory, if they ought to belong to the king.

July 8. Porchester.

Licence for Richard de Grey of Codenoure to grant to Robert de Sallowe and Mary, his wife, in survivorship, a messuage, a mill, a carucate of land, 2 acres of meadow, 4 acres of wood and 30s. of rent in Stokes and Litton, held in chief as of the honor of Peverel as appears by inquisition made by John de Bolyngbrok, escheator in the counties of Warwick, Leicester, Nottingham, Derby and Lancaster. By fine of 40s, Nottingham.

July 9. Porchester.

Protection with clause volumus, until Michaelmas, for John de Stonore, going beyond the seas on the king's business. By K.

July 12. Porchester.

John de Felton, going on the king's service to Gascony, has letters nominating John de Yerdhill his attorney in England for one year.

July 9. Porchester.

John de Stonore has the like nominating William de Coleshull and Walter Beyvyn, until Michaelmas. By K.

July 16. Porchester.

Protection with clause volumus for one year for Robert le Haukere of Redenhale, going with Robert de Ingelose, to the duchy on the king's service. By testimony of the said Robert de Ingelose.

July 11. Porchester.

Appointment, during pleasure, of William de la Walle, king's yeoman, to the custody of the forest of Dertemor, and of the chaces and parks of Chetelhamelton and Chetelhamholt, with the usual fee. By p.s.

July 9. Porchester.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain to the warden and scholars of Vaux, Salisbury, by Gilbert Lovel of five messuages and 43s. of rent in Salisbury, by Roger Fuke of 8s. of rent there, and by Robert de Hungerford of a messuage there not held in chief, of the value of 26s. 8d. a year, as appears by inquisition made by Richard le Wayte, escheator in the counties of Wilts, Southampton, Oxford, Berks, Bedford and Buckingham ; in part satisfaction of their licence to acquire land and rent to the value of 20l. a year.

July 16. Porchester.

Protection for Henry, lord of Sully, who is going to France as the king's envoy, and who proposes to send to Whitsand for two or three ships to take his household, horses and harness from Dover to those parts, and for the said ships and the men and mariners in them. [Fœdera.] By K.

July 13. Porchester.

Signification to the bishop of Worcester of the royal assent to the election of Robert de Gloucestre, canon of Lanthony by Gloucester, to be prior of that house. By K.

July 6. Porchester.

Grant to Alexander Campyoun, for his long service, of the custody of the gate of the castle of Porecestre, during good behaviour, with 2d. a day and 1 mark a year for his robe by the hands of the sheriff of Southampton. By K.

July 16. Porchester.

Appointment of John de Segrave the elder and Fulk son of Warin to be captains and leaders of the barons, knights, men at arms, footmen and others for the duchy assembling at Plymmuth, until they come to the presence of Edmund de Wodestoke, earl of Kent, the king's brother, in the said duchy. [Fœdera.] By K.

July 16. Porchester.

Writ of aid in favour of W. bishop of Exeter, the treasurer, and Richard Damory, steward of the Household, appointed to survey and array their passage at Plymmuth. By K.

July 16. Porchester.

Appointment, during pleasure, of John de Crombwell, as admiral of the fleet (admirallum maritime) and captain of the sailors and mariners going on the king's service to the duchy. [Fœdera.] By K.

July 19. Porchester.

Pardon to Robert Huberd of Whappelade, who was lately indicted of a robbery committed upon Humphrey de Littlebury in the county of Lincoln, for which he was taken and detained in the prison of the Marshalsea of the King's Bench, and who afterwards broke out of his prison, of his felony in breaking prison; on condition that he surrender immediately to that prison and stand to right before the king, if the king or any other will implead him. By K. on the information of William de Ayremynne.

Grant, during pleasure, to Simon de Mountbreton, in aid of his main tenance on the king's service, of two parts of the manor of Patesmere, late of John de Patesmere, who has withdrawn from the realm because he is an adherent of the king's enemies and rebels. By K. on the like information.

Mandate to the keeper of the said manor to deliver the same to him.

July 24. Porchester.

Licence for the abbot and convent of Tychefeld to acquire in mortmain lands and rent not held in chief, to the value of 100s. a year. By K.

July 23. Porchester.

Writ of aid until 7 July for John de Neusum, clerk, charged by the steward of the Household and the Keeper of the Wardrobe to purvey hay, oats, beans, litter and other things for the horses in his custody. By bill of Robert de Wodehous, Keeper of the Wardrobe.

July 27. Porchester.

Acquittance to Stephen Alard of Wynchelse whom the king lately ordered to repair a ship called la Nicholas of Westminster, for the timber and boards delivered to him for that purpose by Henry de Cobham, keeper of the castle and honour of Tonebrigg, as well as for 449l. 20d. delivered to him for that purpose, viz. by the hands of William de Langele, clerk of the king's chamber, 200 marks, of Master James de Ispannia, 27l. and of the merchants of the society of the Bardi, 350 marks, from the treasurer of the Exchequer, 55l. 8s. 4d., all which he is said to have applied to the repair thereof; and discharges from rendering any account for the same. By K.

MEMBRANE 35.

July 14. Porchester.

Grant, during pleasure, to Edward, earl of Chester, the king's son, of a messuage called 'la Sauveye' near the stone cross without the Bar of the New Temple, London, which is in the king's hands, on condition that he keep the houses, walls and enclosures thereof and other things belonging to the said messuage in proper repair. By K.

July 12. Porchester.

Protection with clause volumus, for one year, for Roger Bavent, going beyond the seas on the king's service. By testimony of the Steward.

July 11. Porchester.

Safe-conduct for one year for Stephen Lambyn of Wynchelse, going to divers parts with a ship called la Alisote of Wynchelse to trade, and his men. By p.s.

July 14. Porchester.

The like until All Saints for John Fairher of Scotland, in pursuing his business in the realm. By K.

Afterwards on 23 September, the king being at Porchester, these letters were renewed until Easter. By K.

Grant during pleasure, to Simon Laweman of the custody of the king's stew of Fosse, receiving by the hands of the sheriff of York 6d. a day, as Oliver de Nauntoyl, deceased, the late keeper used to receive.

Order in pursuance to the sheriff.

July 13. Porchester.

Grant to John de Stretford, bishop of Winchester, who on 29 June, in the seventeenth year acknowledged to the Chancery that he owed the king 10,000l., payable at the king's will, that 2,000l. be levied at the king's will, and the residue of 8,000l. in like manner, but on condition as to the said 8,000l., that if any remain unpaid at the bishop's death, his successors, executors and heirs shall be quit of further payment. By K.

Be it remembered that on 26 July following, the king being at Porchester, the words interlined in the above document were added by order of the Chancellor. [Parl. Writs.]

July 12. Porchester.

Pardon to Emma, late the wife of Richard, son of Thomas Leef, for lately acquiring with her husband from Thomas de Bekeryng, a messuage and 27 acres of land in Tuxford, held in chief, to hold for the lives of them and John and William, their sons, at a rent of 22s. and by doing suit at his court of Tuxford every three weeks, and suit at his mill there, for which trespass the premises have been taken into the king's hands, as appears by inquisition made by John de Bolingbrok, escheator in the counties of Warwick, &c.; with restitution of the premises to her for life, with remainder to the said William her son, and reversion to Thomas and his heirs. By fine of ½ mark. Nottingham.

July 15. Porchester.

Safeconduct until Easter for William le Doyen, merchant of Bruges in Flanders, his men and servants, coming to the realm with merchandise. By K.

July 16. Porchester.

Protection with clause volumus, for one year, for John Bavent, going to Gascony on the king's service.

July 18. Porchester.

He also has letters nominating John de Hulveston and Thomas atte Watere his attorneys for the same time.

Protection with clause volumus for one year for Thomas de Wylynton, going to Gascony on the king's service with the said John. By testimony of the said John.

The like for Thomas de Belhous, going to Gascony on the king's service with John Haward. By testimony of the said John.

July 15. Porchester.

Roger de Istelworth, going with the same John, has letters nominating John de Boys, his attorney in England for one year. By the like testimony.

July 18. Porchester.

William de Dunton, going to Gascony on the king's service, has letters nominating William de Wrottynge his attorney as above.

Protection with clause volumus for one year for Hugh Flour, going as above with Thomas le Latymer. By testimony of the said Thomas.

The like for the following, going with the said Thomas:—

John de Nevile.

Edmund de Dudden.

July 15. Porchester.

The like for Roger de Istelworth, going with John Haward as above. By testimony of the said John.

July 18. Porchester.

Nicholas le Latimer, going to the duchy on the king's service, has letters nominating John de Panfeld, parson of the church of Bucworth, his attorney in England for one year.

Thomas le Latimer, going in like manner, has the like nominating John de Ingham and Thomas atte Watere as above.

July 17. Porchester.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Master John de Staunton, king's clerk, of a messuage 40 acres of land, 2 acres of meadow and pasture, and 60s. of rent in Herlawe, Great Perdon, and Northwold, not held in chief, to a chaplain to celebrate divine service daily at the altar of St. Petronilla in the church of Herlawe, for the souls of the said John, his father and mother, John sometime abbot of St. Edmunds, and the faithful departed. By p.s.

July 23. Porchester.

Pardon to Thomas de Gournaye, knight, for a fine of 100l. for having been lately a rebel and an adherent of the rebels ; with restitution of his lands. [Parl. Writs.] By K.

July 28. Durford.

Protection with clause nolumus, for one year, for the prior of Nocton Park.

July 8. Porchester.

The like for Robert, abbot of Wouburn, for two years. By K.

July 18. Durford.

Simple protection for one year for John Seman of Thacsted.

July 26. Porchester.

Safe-conduct until Michaelmas for Henry lord of Sully, the king's envoy to France, who is sending to Whitsand for two or three ships to take his household, horses and harness from Dover to those parts, as above [p. 3.] [Fœdera.] By K.

July 31. Guildford.

The like until Easter for all men and merchants of Flanders, a truce having been made with Lewis, count of Flanders. [Fœdera.] By K.

MEMBRANE 34.

July 9. Porchester.

Grant to Roger de Gresli, chaplain, of the chantry in the chapel of the castle of Wyndesore, which Nicholas de Weston, chaplain, lately held.

July 8. Porchester.

Licence for John le Despenser of Aldebury to enfeoff William le Despenser of the manor of Aldebury with the advowson of the church thereof, and for the latter to regrant the same to the said John and Margaret his wife and John their son, and the heirs of the body of the latter, with successive remainders in tail to Thomas, Nicholas and Richard brothers of the latter, and to the right heirs of the said John le Despenser. By fine of 100s. Oxford.

July 9. Porchester.

Presentation of Richard de Henton to the church of Yhurst, in the diocese of Winchester, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heir of Roger de Sancto Johanne, tenant in chief.

July 15. Porchester.

Licence for the king's merchants of the society of the Bardi to take all their wools of the present season out of the realm whithersoever they will, notwithstanding the charter of the staple, or any ordinance or prohibition of wools being taken elsewhere than to the staple; provided they pay the customs due. By K.

July 15. Porchester

Safe-conduct until All Saints for William, bishop of St. Andrews, envoy of Robert de Brus, coming to the realm to treat of a final peace with the said Robert and his accomplices; and for his household to the number of 50 horsemen and their servants, grooms, horses, harness and other goods; and if the bishop or any of his company or servants and grooms fall ill this safe conduct shall continue until he can return home. By K.

The like for one year for Thomas Randolf, earl of Murref, to the number of 50 horsemen as above. By K.

Afterwards on 23 September, the king being at Porcestre, the said letters were renewed for one year. By K.

July 15. Porchester

The like until Michaelmas for Alexander de Seton of Scotland, who lately came from Scotland to treat for peace as above, and is now returning, and for his household to the number of 12 horsemen and their servants and grooms. By K.

Afterwards on 23 September, the king being at Porcestre, the said letters were renewed until Easter. By K.

July 15. Porchester.

Commission to Henry de Cobham, Waresius de Valoignes, and William de Ponte Roberti to audit the accounts of Richard Frilamb, late common bailiff of that marsh, and Geoffrey atte Chapele, now bailiff there, John de Wyvenford, Walter Wyberd, and others appointed to collect sums for the repair of the walls and watergangs there, it having been shown on behalf of Robert Alard of Wynchelse, Thomas de Maidenstone, Hamo Colebrond, and William de Lewes of Romenhale, and others having lands in the Marsh of Romenhale, that they have neglected to apply these sums to the repair thereof.

July 22. Porchester.

Restitution to Edward de Stredlynge of the county of Somerset, late a rebel, whom the king lately released from prison on his finding mainprise for his future good behaviour, of all his lands, to hold at the king's will. By K. on the information of W. de Ayremynne.

Mandate to Roger de Gulden, keeper of certain forfeited lands in the counties of Somerset and Dorset, to deliver the said lands to him upon his making compensation in cases where any of the lands have been let to farm.

July 25. Porchester.

Protection for one year for Andrew Rosekyn, master of the king's barge called la Margarete, of Westminstre, going to divers parts of the realm on the king's business, and those with him therein, and writ of aid for him in the selection of mariners for the manning of the said barge. By K.

July 25. Porchester.

The like for John Dyve, master of the king's ship called la Nicholas. By K.

July 28. Durford.

Appointment until All Saints of William Vivian to select mariners from the towns of Shorham, Bryghneston. Rottyngden, Howe, Aldryngton, Estkyngeston, Westkyngeston, and Worthyng, belonging to the town of Shorham, for the equipment of ships of the town of Shorham ordered for the king's service. By K.

The like until All Saints' of Richard Fylle, master of a ship called la James, of Westminster, to go with her on the king's service. Appointment of him also to select mariners to the number of 80 men in the parts of the river Thames, on either side of the river, for her equipment. By K.

Aug. 1. Guildford.

The like for the same period, directed to the barons, bailiffs, ministers, and commonalities of the Cinque Ports, and the members thereof, of Robert de Kendale, constable of the Castle of Dover and warden of the Cinque Ports, and Robert Bataille, to select mariners in those ports and members sufficient for the equipment for the ships of the said ports and members ordered for the king's service, and for their deputies. By K.

Aug. 5. Guildford.

Protection for one year for Thomas Fauxet, master of the king's ship called la Godeyere, going to divers parts of the realm on the king's business and others with him in the ship; and writ of aid for him in the selection of 40 mariners for the manning of the said ship. By K.

The like for Theobald de Barton, master of the king's ship called La Maudeleyne, for 40 mariners.

The like for William Ede, master of the king's ship called the Cog Seint Piere for 30 mariners.

MEMBRANE 33.

Aug. 1. Guildford.

Commission to Thomas Coudray and Richard de Coleshull, in the county of Berks to supervise the array pursuant to the late proclamation and the statute of Winchester of the men of that county in defence of the realm, especially now that the king of France is gathering a great army against the king and the duchy of Aquitaine; and to certify the king of the number of horse and foot to be armed with steel armour, and of the residue of fencible foot of that county, by Michaelmas next. [Parl. Writs.] By K.

The like to the following in the following counties :—

Robert Fitz Elis Oxford.
Robert de Ardern
John de Morteyn Bedford.
Ralph le Fitz Richard
Thomas de Pipe Stafford.
John de Hinkle
Robert de Harle Salop.
Fulk de Pembrug
Richard de Baskervill Hereford.
John de Barw
Nicholas Corbet Worcester.
Nicholas de Aston
Richard de la Ryvere Gloucester.
John de Aunesle
Reginald de Pavely Wilts.
Walter Gacelyn
William de Botereux Cornwall.
Richard Hewyssh
Nicholas Dauneye Devon.
Stephen de Haccombe
Alan de Boxhull Dorset.
William de Stoke
William de Weylond Somerset.
Matthew de Clyvedon
John de Ticheburn Southhampton.
Edmund de Kendale
Nicholas Gentil Sussex.
John de Ifeld
Henry de Mountford Surrey.
William Huse
Stephen de Cobeham West Kent Kent.
Ralph Sauvage
Henry de Cobeham Est Kent
Henry de Goshale
Richard de Perers Hertford.
John de la Haye
Hugh de Nevill Essex.
Walter de Pateshull
William Moigne Huntingdon.
Bernard de Bruys
Richard de Pleyz Cambridge.
John de Hynton
Robert de Aspale Suffolk.
John de Whelnetham
Constantine de Mortuo Mari Norfolk.
William de Bernak
Roger de Kerdeston
Geoffrey Wyth
Robert Darcy Lyndeseye Lincoln.
William Wasteneys
Thomas de Novo Mercato Kestevene
Thomas Wake of Blisworth
Alexander de Monte Forti Holand
William de Baiocis
Henry le Fitz Hugh Westtrithing. York
Richard Biron
Simon Warde Northtrithing.
Ralph de Nevill
William de Twenge Esttrithing.
Thomas Ughtred
Philip de Aylesbury Buckingham.
John de la Penne
Ralph Basset of Weldon Northampton.
John de Longevill
Robert de Daventre
John Hamelyn Leicester.
Richard de Egebaston
John de Aungervill
Thomas Hastyng Warwick.
Roger de Aylesbury
Robert de Pyrpount Nottingham
John de Mountenye
Hugh de Menyll Derby.
Alred de Solny
Robert de Watervill Rutland.
Thomas de Wenton
Richard de Hoghton Lancaster.
John de Haveryngton
Hugh de Louthre Cumberland.
Richard de Denton
Walter de Stirkland Westmoreland.
John de Lancastre of Holgill
John de Enefeld Middlesex.
Roger de Brok
Roger Heroun Northumberland.
John de Fenwik
Hamo de Chiggewell, mayor of the city of London City of London.
John Gysorz
John de Charleton

The last entry is vacated because surrendered and cancelled. [Parl. Writs.] Form of the array. French. [Parl. Writs.]

MEMBRANE 32.

Aug. 6. Guildford

Commission to Stephen de Cobeham, Ralph Sauvage, Henry de Cobeham, and Henry de Goshale, to select in the county of Kent, the towns of Canterbury and Rochester excepted, 1,040 footmen, 260 to be armed with haketons, hauberks or plate armour, bacinets and gauntlets of steel, and the remainder with haketons and steel bacinets and other competent arms (the armour directed to be provided by the Statute of Winchester, being only intended for the preservation of the peace, and not being sufficient for the defence of the realm against foreign invasion), the said armour to be provided at the expense of the commonalty of the county, the said cities being excepted, and to be kept by the commonalties of the towns until the selected men set out, and upon their return to be restored to the custody of the commonalties; and they are to array the said selected men in twenties and hundreds. By K. & C.

The like to the above-mentioned commissioners in the respective counties to select, arm in like proportion, and array the following numbers of footmen in the said counties, the chief cities and towns excepted ; viz. —

Surrey, except the town of Suthwerk, 400.

Sussex, except the city of Cicestre, 640.

Southampton, except the city of Winchester, 800.

Wilts, except the city of Salisbury, 800.

Dorset, 640.

Somerset, except the cities of Bath and Wells, 880.

Devon, except the city of Exeter, 800.

Cornwall, 560.

Norfolk, except the city of Norwich and the towns of Lynn and East Yarmouth, 1040.

Suffolk, except the towns of Ipswich and St. Edmund, 640.

Lincoln, except the city of Lincoln, 1040.

York, except the city of York and the towns of Beverle and Hull, 960.

Lancaster, 240.

Westmoreland, 80.

Cumberland, 160.

Northumberland, 240.

Gloucester, except the towns of Gloucester, Bristol and Cirencester, 640.

Hereford, except the city of Hereford, 400.

Worcester, except the city of Worcester, 240.

Salop, except the town of Shrewsbury, 640.

Stafford, except the town of Stafford, 480.

Derby, except the town of Derby, 400.

Nottingham, except the towns of Nottingham and Neuwerk, 640.

Leicester, except the town of Leicester, 400.

Warwick, except the town of Warwick, 400.

Rutland, 160.

Northampton, except the town of Northampton, 640.

Oxford, except the town of Oxford, 400.

Berks, 400.

Buckingham, 560.

Bedford, except the town of Bedford, 400.

Middlesex, 240.

Essex, 560.

Hertford, 400.

Cambridge, except the towns of Cambridge and Ely, 640.

Huntingdon, except the town of Huntingdon, 400.

Afterwards on 13 September, the king being at Porcestre, the above John de la Haye being too ill, Philip Pellitot was substituted in his place. [Parl. Writs.] By C.

MEMBRANE 31.

Aug. 4. Guildford.

Licence for the abbot and convent of Stanleye, for the relief of the abbey, which is in debt, to let to farm for twenty years, to whomsoever they will, the manors of Wadele, Mighale, Godewelle and Mercumbe. By fine of 40s. made by the abbot. Wilts.

Aug. 6. Guildford.

Appointment until All Saints of Robert Beudyn, lately appointed captain and admiral of the fleet of the Cinque Ports and other ports from the mouth of the Thames westwards, to select men for the equipment of the said ships. By K.

The like until Whitsuntide of John de Sturmy, captain and admiral of the fleet of Great Yarmouth and all ports and places from the mouth of the Thames northwards. By K.

Aug. 8. Henley (Hanle).

The like until All Saints of Robert Bataille and Stephen de Padeham to select men for the equipment of the ships of the port of Wynchelse ordered on the king's service. By K.

Aug. 6. Guildford.

Whereas Ralph de Crophill acquired in fee from Cecily de la Rokele the manor of Tyreswelle, held in chief as of the honor of Tikhill, as appears by inquisition made by John de Bolingbrok, escheator in the counties of Nottingham, &c. and Master Alan de Hothum, afterwards acquired the same from him and regranted it to him and Maud his wife, with remainders to Ralph, their son, and the heirs of his body and to the right heirs of Ralph de Crophill, without the king's licence, whereby the manor has been taken into his hands; for a fine made by the last-named Ralph he has pardoned the trespasses and given back the manor to Ralph and Maud to hold as above. By fine of 100s. Notts.

Aug. 13. Cippenham.

Mandate to the chapter of the cathedral church of Llandaff to deliver the temporalities of the bishopric of Llandaff to John, late bishop of Connor, preferred to be bishop thereof by bull of J. the Pope, the said John having renounced all words therein contained prejudicial to the crown, and having acknowledged that he is willing to receive the temporalities of the king's livery and special grace, and the king having taken his fealty. By K.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants. By K.

Aug. 13. Cippenham.

Protection with clause rogamus for two years for the master and brethren of the hospital of St. Antoine dwelling in England.

Aug. 17. Westminster.

Safe conduct until All Saints for Peter Barde, master of the king's ship called The Cog of St. John, of Westminster, going to divers parts of the realm on the king's business, and power to him to select 80 mariners for the keeping and governance thereof. By K.

Protection with clause nolumus for one year for Elias Talairandi, archdeacon of Richmund, staying beyond the seas, and Master Raymond de Sancto Crispino, his proctor, and vicar general in England. By K.

The like for the following :—

Master Brunus de Jodico, prebendary of Brampton, in the church of S. Mary, Lincoln. By K.

Geoffrey Berfot, parson of the church of Roscurghthour. By K.

William de Herlaston, clerk, constantly attendant on the king's service.

Aug. 18. Westminster.

Simple protection for one year for Master John de Medunta, dean of the church of St. Buryan in Cornwall. By K.

The like for Giles de Bolonvill, parson of the church of Ripton Abbots and canon in the church of Aukelond. By K.

Aug. 16. Westminster.

Protection with clause volumus for one year for Robert de Faunteston, going with Fulk Fiz Waryn on the king's service to the duchy of Aquitaine. By testimony of the Steward.

The like for the following going with the said Fulk:—

Richard de Farndon.

Robert de Monte Gomery.

William de Wancy.

Fulk son of Fulk son of Warin.

Aug. 20. Westminster.

The like for one year for Reginald be Mohun, going on the king's service as above. By testimony of the Steward.

MEMBRANE 30.

July 30. Witley.

Protection, for one year, for Nicholas Burnel, Philip, son of Nicholas Burnel, Henry de Vaugerard, John le Moigne, Richard Bernard, and Bernard Bernard, going to the Channel Islands on business affecting the king and themselves. By C.

The like for the following :—

Thomas Arthur, John Prere and Philip Arthur. By C.

Thomas Destefnild and Matthew de Saumarez. By C.

Jordan de Maouz and John his brother. By C.

Alan le Provost du Vale.

John du Vynier, Simon de Sancto Martino, Philip de Sancto Martino, Nicholas Blondel and Michael Lestornel. By C.

Aug. 3. Guildford.

Licence for Richard de Ripariis, knight, to enfeoff William le Breton and John de Bredestrete, chaplain, of the manor of Estmereseye, co. Essex, held in chief as of the honor of Reylegh, as appears by inquisition made by John de Blomvill, escheator in the counties of Essex, Hereford, Cambridge, Huntingdon, Norfolk and Suffolk; and for them to regrant the same to him for life, with remainder in tail to Robert de Ripariis and Joan his wife, and reversion to the right heirs of the said Richard. By fine of 100s.

Vacated because otherwise below.

July 29. Witley.

Safe-conduct until Easter, or until they can cross the sea, for Master John de Boytone, William de Deen, and Master John Burlek, envoys of Lewis, count of Flanders, who came to settle disputes with the king and are going home again. [Fœdera.] By K.

Aug. 2. Guildford.

Mandate to the dean and chapter of the free chapel of Hastynges to assign a stall in the choir and a place in the chapter to Robert de Langeton, king's clerk, admitted by J. bishop of Chichester upon the presentation to the prebendal portion of Wertlyng, Nymnesfeld and Hoo in that chapel, lately void by the resignation of Master James de Berkele.

Aug. 1. Guildford.

Pardon, directed to the bailiffs and others of the Channel Islands, to Richard German of the king's suit for the death of Ralph de Guethehou, and the burglary of the house of Alan le Provost and of his abjuration, if any, of the said islands. By K. on the information of William de Ayremynne.

July 24. Porchester.

Pardon to Alan de Charleton for the death of John de Castello, a rebel, who was in custody in the prison of the marshalsea at York, and broke prison, whereupon the king commanded the said Alan to pursue him and take him alive or dead, and the said Alan, in execution of the king's mandate, caused him to be beheaded at Kyngeslane, co. Hereford, whither he had fled. By K.

Aug. 1. Guildford.

Pardon to William son of William Felton for acquiring in tail from William de Felton, his father, the manor of Matfenwest, co. Northumberland, who held it in chief, and for entering therein without licence, and licence for him to retain the same, with successive remainders to Alice, wife of Robert de la Vale, knight, and the heirs male of her body, and to Eleanor wife of John de Fenwyk, knight, and reversion to the right heirs of the said William the father. By K.

Mandate to Simon de Grymmisby, escheator in the counties of York, Northumberland, Cumberland and Westmoreland, to deliver to the said William the said two parts of the said manor (sic).

Aug. 3. Guildford.

Simple protection for two years for Tido de Varisio, archdeacon of Berks. By K. on the information of W. de Ayremynne.

Aug. 18. Windsor Park.

Safe-conduct, for one year, for the king's merchant William de Merewell, mayor of the merchants of the Staple of wool and wool-fells, going to Flanders, on the affairs of the staple. By K.

Aug. 27. Tonbridge.

Simple protection, for one year, for John de Holt, clerk, going to divers parts of the realm on the business of Edward, earl of Chester, the king's son.

Aug. 3. Guildford.

Licence for Richard de Ripariis to grant to Robert de Ripariis and Joan, his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, the manor of Estmereseye, co. Essex, held in chief as of the honor of Reylegh as appears by inquisition made by John de Blomvill, escheator in the counties of Essex &c. with reversion to the right heirs of the said Richard. By fine of 100s. Essex.

Aug. 5. Guildford.

Protection with clause nolumus, for two years, for Nicholas Chaumberleyn, merchant and citizen of Bath, a native of France, who has given security for his good behaviour and that he will not withdraw his goods and merchandize, or depart himself, from the realm without licence. By C.

Presentation of Elias de Grymesby to the church of Ryshangles, in the diocese of Norwich, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heir of Thomas de Hickelyng, tenant in chief.

Aug. 4. Guildford.

Appointment, during pleasure, of John de Clyvedon to be warden of the islands of Gernereye, Gereseye, Serk and Aureneye, as Otto de Grandisono, who holds them for life by demise of Edward I. has retired from them, whereby there is danger for their safe custody, especially as the king of France is attempting to make war on the realm and the lands subject to the king, he taking 40l. yearly out of the issues of those islands while he holds the custody. By K.

Aug. 6. Guildford.

Protection with clause volumus for one year for William de Bello Campo, going to the duchy of Aquitaine on the king's service. By bill of the Steward.

The like for William de Bello Campo (sic).

Aug. 6. Guildford.

Grant to Nicholas de Carleton, chaplain, of the chapel of Neusom super These, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heir of Guy de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick.

The like to John de Percebrigge, king's clerk, of the chapel of Percebrigge, in the king's gift as above.

Aug. 6. Guildford.

Protection with clause nolumus for one year for Thomas le Rede.

Aug. 16. Sheen.

The like for the following:— The prioress of Marryg.

Tonbridge.

William Jetour. By K. on the information of William de Clif'.

The abbot of Wiggemore.

Master James de Florencia, archdeacon of Winchester. By K. on the information of W. de Ayremynne.

Simple protection for two years for James de la Sale.

Aug. 16. Sheen.

Protection with clause nolumus, for one year, for the prioress of Marrig.

MEMBRANE 29.

Aug. 18. Westminster.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Henry le Scrop, justice of the forest beyond Trent, as chief keeper and surveyor of the king's parks and chaces beyond the Trent. By K.

Writ of aid for him to sheriffs, parkers, foresters and others beyond the Trent. By K.

Aug. 21. Westminster.

Safe-conduct for one year, for William Lucas, master of the king's ship called la Cogge Nostre Dame of Westministre, going to divers parts of the realm on the king's business, and power to him to select mariners required for the keeping and governance thereof, but not men other than mariners. By K.

The like for one year for John Petit, master of the king's ship called la Valence of Westminster. By K.

Aug. 13. Isleworth.

Simple protection, for one year, for John Corby of Maydenstan.

The like for Master Walter de Islep, parson of the church of Wythyndon.

Aug. 20. Westminster.

Protection with clause nolumus, for one year, for John de Colcestre of London, mercer.

Aug. 21. Westminster.

Grant to Henry, lord of Suylli, that if war breaks out between France and England he may remain in France during the war, on condition that he do no harm to the king or his men, and that he shall not lose the fee of his lands which the king has granted to him for his services. French.

Aug. 20. Westminster.

Safe-conduct until the Purification for Edward de Balliolo, summoned by the king to England from beyond the seas, and his household, horses and harness. [Fœdera.] By K.

Aug. 20. Westminster.

Protection with clause nolumus for one year for the abbot of Westminster.

Aug. 26. Tonbridge.

The like for the following :—

Master James de Florencia, archdeacon of Winchester, and Robert his brother, in the manor of Ewelle.

William de Testa, cardinal priest of St. Ciriac in Termis, archdeacon of Ely, precentor in the church of St. Mary, Lincoln, and parson of the churches of Spofford and Shorham.

Vitalis de Testa, prebendary of Torleton in the church of St. Mary, Salisbury, canon in the collegiate church of Wyngham, and parson of the church of Henneya.

Aug. 18. Westminster.

Protection with clause volumus, for one year, for John Darcy, justiciary of Ireland, going to Ireland on the king's service.

The like for the following going in his company:—

John de Barkeworth.

John Darcy 'le filz.'

Philip de Caltoft.

William Shut.

John de Rigeton.

John Moriz.

Aug. 21. Westminster.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain to the prior and convent of Spaldyng of divers parcels of land in Pyncebek, Multon, and Spaldyng by the following persons, bondmen of the prior he says, viz.—Thomas atte Grene, a messuage in Pyncebek acquired from John Devaunt; William, son of Gilbert, a parcel of land there, 20 perches by 1 perch, acquired from Gregory Goldyng, Wido de Wyndesore, ½ acre there, acquired from Alan Wylok; William atte Gatesende, 1 acre 1 perch there, acquired from Geoffrey son of Simon; Gregory son of Adam, 1 acre in Multon, acquired from John Potito of Quappelade; Gilbert Pigge, 13½ acres of land and 4 acres of marsh in Spaldyng, acquired from Nicholas Baret, Maud atte Barre, Adam Besaunt, and Adam son of Herbert le Suour of Spaldyng, which are all held of the fee of the said prior, as appears by inquisition made by Matthew Broun, escheator in the counties of Lincoln, Rutland and Northampton; to hold as of the value of 40s. a year in part satisfaction of their licence to acquire land of their own fee to the value of 20l. a year.

Aug. 21. Westminster.

Commission to William Tracy and Robert Seliman appointed to select in the forest of Dene, Berkeleyhirnes and elsewhere in the county of Gloucester 300 foot archers, beyond the footmen at another time selected in the county for service in the duchy, who have withdrawn without licence, and William to be their leader to Portesmuth, to be there by Monday after the Nativity of St. Mary. [Parl. Writs.] By K.

The like to the following in the following counties:—

Walter de Huntyngfeld Kent, 150, Walter to be leader.
Ralph Sauvage
Nicholas Gentyll Surrey and Sussex, 250, Nicholas to be leader.
Andrew Peverel
John de Scures, sheriff of Southampton Southampton, 200, John to be leader. [Parl. Writs.]
James de Norton

Aug. 20. Westminster.

Protection with clause volumus, for one year, for Master John de Shordich, going to Gascony on the king's service. By K.

The like for Nicholas de Oxonia going with him. By testimony of the said John.

The like for the following also going:—

John de Pelstede.

John Cristemasse.

John de la Chaumbre.

Ralph de Ledebury.

Aug. 23. Tonbridge.

Safe-conduct and protection for one year for the merchants, mariners aud others of the power of the king of Spain. [Fœdera.] By p.s.

The like for Ferrand de Castro Dordialis, master of the ship called The ship of St. Mary de Castro, as well as for all merchants, &c. as above. By the same writ.

Aug. 10. Pirbright.

Protection for one year for Asnard de Rouncevall', citizen of Bayonne, and for his men and goods. Because he had like letters under the Privy Seal.

Aug. 26. Tonbridge.

Protection with clause volumus, until Easter, for Master James de Florencia, archdeacon of Winchester, going beyond seas on the king's service.

Aug. 27. Bayham (Begeham).

The like, for one year, for Richard Talebot, going to the duchy of Aquitaine on the king's service. By testimony of the Steward.

Aug. 29. Battle.

Safe-conduct for one year for James Beauflour, king's merchant, going to divers parts to trade.

MEMBRANE 28.

Aug. 3. Guildford.

Protection with clause nolumus, for one year, for Master Adam de Twiselton, clerk.

The like for the following:—

Brian de Pampesworth, parson of the church of Houghton.

Aug. 4. Guildford.

William de Wyndehull.

The abbot of Stratmarchell.

Thomas de Nuslyng of Southampton.

John prior of Andevre. By K.

Master Peter Gallicien, parson of the church of Horncastre. By K.

Aug. 5. Guildford.

William le Tanturer of Walyngford.

Gerard de Byole, merchant, a native of the duchy, dwelling in the town of Southampton.

Aug. 1. Guildford.

Thomas le Toller, parson of the church of St. Peter, Old Sarum.

Aug. 2. Guildford.

Grant to William de Felton, king's yeoman, in pursuance of a grant to him of 50 marks a year at the Exchequer until the king should assign him land to that yearly value for life, of the custody of two parts of the manor of Morpath, co. Northumberland, late of Ralph de Greystok, tenant in chief, in the king's hands by reason of the minority of the heir, and extended at 26l. 13s. 4d. yearly, as appears by inquisition made by Thomas de Burgh, late escheator beyond Trent, to hold until he has received out of the issues thereof what is in arrear of the said 50l. yearly. By K.

Aug. 1. Guildford.

Pardon to John de Marchant the younger of the king's suit for the death of Ralph de Guethehou and for a burglary at the house of Alan le Provost and of any consequent abjuration by him of the islands of Gernereye, Gereseye, Serk and Aureneye. By K.

Aug. 2. Guildford.

The like to Peter Nordest of the isle of Gernereye and Joan his wife for the larceny of a cloak of peach colour of the price of 20d., an axe and a mallet, of the price of 5d., a sword of the price of 4d., and a sack of the price of 2d., in the castle of Cornet in St. Peter Port, for which they were arrested by Thomas, porter of the said castle, and committed to the prison of the castle, from which prison they broke and fled to the church of St. Mary du Chastiel and abjured the said islands, for breaking the said prison, and of their said abjuration. By K. on the information of W. de Ayremynne.

Aug. 1. Guildford.

Pardon to Robert Anlek of the island of Gereseye for the death of Joan, daughter of Ralph Hamond, on his petition showing that, as he was passing through the town of Haumouns, he threw a stone at a dog that was following to bite him, and the stone by accident struck the said Joan and killed her, on account of which death he fled to the church of the priory of St. Helier's Island, and abjured the said islands; and of such abjuration. By K.

Aug. 4. Guildford.

Protection for one year for Tuder ap Lewelyn, who lately came to the king on business touching himself, his brothers and kin, now returning home.

Aug. 3. Guildford.

Safe-conduct during pleasure for Master Hugh de Ingolisma, sacristan of the church of Narbonne, nuncio of Pope John XXII to England, Ireland and Wales, and for his sub-collectors and ministers. By K.

Aug. 5. Guildford.

Protection with clause nolumus, for three years, for the said Master Hugh, prebendary of Rycale in the church of St. Peter, York, and of Kyngesdalham in the church of St. Paul, London. By K.

Aug. 4. Guildford.

Protection until the Nativity of St. Mary for Robert de Pratellis, John Lostiger, Wictan de Montegny, Geoffrey Tyoun, John Roulepot, Adam Jolyf, John Dagurnel, and William Dabemont, born of the power of the king of France, going to those parts. By K.

Aug. 3. Guildford.

Protection with clause volumus for one year, for Peter de Uvedale, going to the duchy of Aquitaine on the king's service. By K.

The like for John Ryvet, going in his company. By testimony of Richard Damory, steward of the Household.

Aug. 4. Guildford.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Robert de Farendon to the abbot and convent of Middelton of a rent of 100s. a year issuing out of a messuage and 4 virgates of land in Upsideling which John Basset holds for life, and of the reversion of the messuage and land after the death of the said John, to find a monk as a chaplain to celebrate divine service daily in the chapel of St. Mary, Middelton, as well during the lifetime of the said John as after his death, for the soul of the said Robert and the souls of his ancestors and all the faithful departed. By fine of 12 marks. Dorset.

Aug. 6. Guildford.

The like by Ingelram Berenger to the prioress and convent of Ambresbury of the advowson of the church of La Whiteparisshe, Aldredeston, to find two chaplains to celebrate divine service daily in the parish church of Shipton, by Lotegershale, and in the chapel of Surdington in the said parish, for his good estate, for his soul when he is dead, and for the souls of his ancestors and all the faithful departed, to wit, to each chaplain 5 marks; licence also for the prioress and convent to appropriate the church. By fine of 40 marks. Southampton.

Aug. 6. Guildford.

Protection with clause nolumus, for one year, for Philip de Marsenleng, parson of the church of Swanescomp, a Franciscan, dwelling by the king's licence with Mary, countess of Pembroke. By K.

The like for the following also dwelling with her :—

Baudettus de Jestre and Poier his brother, Giles le Faukener, James le Joevene, Henry le Bretoun, and Matthew de Luchen, Franciscans.

Huninus le Taillour, Eustace de Boys, John le Oyselour, John Remond, Walter Ruset, Jacominus Hulot, Hervey Harras, Mauselinus Margot, Raymond de Legoy, and Stephen de Bus, Franciscans.

Aug. 10. Henley.

Safe-conduct, until Michaelmas, for bearers of the king's goods from London to Plymouth. By K.

Aug. 20. Westminster.

Presentation of John Yongwyne to the church of St. Peter the Great, Chichester; directed to Master Henry de Gerlaund, dean of the church of the Holy Trinity, Chichester.

Aug. 19. Westminster.

Protection with clause volumus for one year for George de Brightmerston, going to the duchy on the king's service with Oliver de Ingham. By K. on the information of W. de Ayremynne.

MEMBRANE 27.

Aug. 16. Westminster.

Writ of aid for one year, for Hugh de Beurepeyr, king's serjeant, charged by the steward of the Household and the keeper of the Wardrobe, to purvey hay, oats and litter for the king's horses. By K.

Aug. 18. Westminster.

Protection, for one year, for Robert de Musgrave, burgess of Newcastle on Tyne, who has the king's licence to send wine and victuals to Scotland to make his profit of there; and his servants going with these. By K.

Grant to Thomas son of Thomas de Therfeld of Lenne, of the office of controller of the custom of wool, viz. the ancient custom and the increment, and of other customs on wine, goods of strangers and aliens, in the port of Boston, to hold during pleasure, receiving as much as former controllers of the ancient custom received. By C.

Mandate to William de Preston to deliver to him the said office with the piece of the king's seal and other things belonging thereto.

The like to John de Tumby and Robert Butte, collectors of the said customs, to deliver to him the office with all things pertaining to the same.

Memorandum that the said Thomas came into the chancery at Westminster on the same 18 August and gave that court to understand that the said William was not attending to the said office, as he ought, whereby the office was committed to the said Thomas on the understanding that if it should appear hereafter that William was attending to the office as he ought, Thomas should be removed and the office committed to William according to the tenor of the king's former commission to him.

Aug. 17. Westminster.

Acknowledgement of the receipt from Robert de Raumvill and Richard le Porter, aldermen of the town of Porcestre, and keepers of the king's prison of that town, by the hands of Hugh le Despenser the younger, late keeper of the castle and town, of 100s. wherein they were bound to the king for the evasion of John de Wynkaulton, indicted of a trespass of venison in the forest of Wyndesore, and of the death of a man; and imprisoned there on that account; and neither they or the township of Porcestre or any other persons are to be molested on this charge. By K.

Aug. 19. Westminster.

Presentation of Richard de Wynneferthing to the church of Sutton, in the diocese of Canterbury, in the king's gift by reason of the lands late of Aymer de Valencia, earl of Pembroke, deceased, being in his hands. By K.

Aug. 18. Westminster.

Writ of aid, until Michaelmas, for John le Smale, king's clerk, appointed by the king to make divers purveyances in the counties of Wilts, Southampton, Somerset and Dorset, to be paid for in the Wardrobe. By K.

Aug. 18. Westminster.

Protection for Richard de Ely, citizen and merchant of London, going with two ships, one called La Cogge Seint Marie of Bristol, the other The ship of S'. Peter of Hamel, laden with salt and other goods, and now lying in the port of Portesmuth, from Portesmuth to London.

Aug. 20. Westminster.

Simple protection in Ireland, for one year, for William Wafre staying in England.

Aug. 16. Westminster.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain to the abbot and convent of Certeseye by Charles de Conductu, parson of the church of Colesdon, of 171 acres, 1 rood, of land, and 1 rood of wood in Colesdon; by Walter de Clerkenewelle, chaplain, of 4 acres of meadow in Sutton, held of the abbey, of the value of 46s. 11½d. as appears by inquisition made by William de Weston, escheator in the counties of Surrey, Sussex, Kent, Middlesex and London; in part satisfaction of their licence to acquire land and rent to the value of 50l. a year.

Aug. 20. Westminster.

Gerard de Byole, burgess of Southampton, going to the duchy, has letters nominating Gerard de Ruffynak and Arnald de Ispania his attorneys for one year.

Aug. 18. Westminster.

Simple protection for one year for Philip Sapiti de Florencia, parson of the church of Meriet. By K.

The like for Simon Sapiti de Florencia, parson of the church of Eglesclif.

Aug. 29. Battle.

Presentation of William de Hikelyng to the church of Langebergh, in the diocese of Worcester. By p.s.

Aug. 16. Westminster.

Protection with clause nolumus for one year, for Thomas de Cotingham, parson of the church of Plumpsted by Baconesthorp.

Aug. 29. Battle.

The like for the following:—

John de Norton, parson of the church of Great Bradeleye.

Aug. 30. Pevensey.

Margaret late the wife of John de Nevill.

Aug. 30. Pevensey.

Master Ralph de Holebech, canon of Lichefeld, for two years.

Sept. 1. Pevensey.

James de Aquamundula, proctor of cardinal Gauselin, for one year.

Aug. 23. Tonbridge.

Safe-conduct for one year for Ferrand de Castro Dordialis, master of a ship called The Ship of St. Mary de Castro, and for the merchants, mariners and others of the power of the king of Spain, coming to the realm with their ships and goods. By p.s.

Aug. 21. Westminster.

Protection, for one year, unless in the meantime the king orders otherwise, for Peter, abbot of Rewley by Oxford, born of France, who has found security that he will not leave the realm without licence, going to divers counties on the business of himself and the abbey. By K.

Aug. 23. Tonbridge.

Pardon to John le Clerk of Northhall for acquiring in fee from John son of Jordan le Noreys of Buntyngford, and Alesia his wife, two shops in Westminster, and from Thomas Seman one shop there held in chief and entering therein without licence; and licence for him to retain the same.

Aug. 27. Robertsbridge.

Appointment of William de Felton, king's yeoman, to select and array all the fencible men of the parts of Tyndale, and to lead them to the king on due notice. [Parl. Writs.] By p.s.

Writ of aid for him. [Ibid.] By p.s.

Aug. 29. Battle.

Writ of aid, for one year, for Peter de Monte Pesulano, king's serjeant, purveying spicery and other things belonging to that office, and carrying the same to divers places.

Aug. 29. Battle.

Protection, until Christmas, for Christiana late the wife of Ingelram de Gynes and Ingelram de Couchi, knight, going to Scotland on the affairs of Christiana, and for the men of her household and their horses to the number of 40. By p.s.

MEMBRANE 26.

Sept. 12. Porchester.

John de Leyburn, going to Gascony on the king's service, has letters nominating William de Boyton his attorney for one year. By bill of the Treasurer.

The following have the like :—

John de Verdon, nominating the said William.

Thomas de Verdon, nominating the same. By bill of the Treasurer.

Sept. 12. Porchester.

Protection with clause volumus for one year for Stephen de Segrave, going with John de Segrave to the duchy of Aquitaine on the king's service. By testimony of the said John.

Sept. 12. Porchester.

Protection with clause nolumus, for one year, for John de Wamberge, parson of the church of Bokeland.

The like for the following :—

The prior of Henton.

Reyner du Boys 'Lumbard.'

John Brabazon of Florence.

Robert de Kelleseye, parson of the church of Exton.

The abbot of Beaulieu Regis.

John de Stanton.

Sept. 14. Porchester.

The dean and chapter of St. Andrew's, Wells.

Sept. 15. Porchester.

Alexander de Fryvill.

Sept. 16. Porchester.

William de Loppedell, parson of the church of Selesye.

Sept. 17. Porchester.

The prior of Hamele.

The prior of Andewell.

John de Haverhull, parson of Houeden.

Peter de Aubury, parson of Gussich St. Michael.

Sept. 6. Orfold in Wisborough (Ourefold).

Pardon to William de Henle, of his outlawry in the city of London for non-appearance before the king to satisfy him of what pertained to him because the said William was convicted by an inquisition on which he put himself on a plea of trespass brought in the king's Bench against him by Thomas Wastell; on condition that he surrender to the Marshalsea of the King's Bench and satisfy Thomas of his damages. By p.s.

Sept. 11. Porchester.

Mandate to the justiciary of Ireland to deliver the temporalities of the bishopric of Connor to James, late bishop of Annaghdown, preferred to be bishop thereof by letters patent of J. the Pope; the said James having renounced all words in the said letters prejudicial to the crown and acknowledged himself to be willing to receive the temporalities thereof of the king's livery and special grace; and the king having accepted the said preferment, taken his fealty and restored to him the temporalities. By K.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants. By K.

Sept. 5. Chesworth.

Grant for life to William de Brewosa of 70l. yearly by the hands of the sheriffs of London out of the farm of the city, in return for the castle and town of Brembre and the town of Shorham extended at that amount, which he has granted to the king for that term. By p.s.

Sept. 5. Chesworth.

Whereas Otto de Grandisono, who holds the islands of Gernereye, Jereseye, Serk and Aureneye, for life of the demise of Edward I, has withdrawn from them, whereby their safe keeping is in great danger, especially now that the king of France is trying to harass the king and his subjects by war, and the king has, therefore appointed John de Clyvedon to be keeper of those islands, during his pleasure, under the said Otto; he commands all castellans and keepers of castles there to permit him and his men to enter and stay in these, and to be attending unto him in all that concerns the safe keeping of the same. By p.s.

Sept. 9. Porchester.

Pardon to Margery late the wife of Robert Lewer for having been lately in rebellion against the king. By K.

Sept. 4. Bramber.

Presentation of Elias de Grymesby to the church of Ryshangles, in the diocese of Norwich, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heir of Thomas de Hykeling, tenant in chief.

Sept. 16. Porchester.

Grant to Ralph de Cammoys of the marriage of the son and heir of Ralph, late baron of Craystok, tenant in chief, to the use of Katherine his daughter. By K.

Sept. 3. Bramber.

Grant to Robert de Dunham, chaplain, of the wardenship during pleasure of the hospital of St. James without Westminster. By p.s.

Writ de intendendo to the brethren and sisters thereof.

Sept. 17. Porchester.

Pardon to John de Yerdeburgh for acquiring for life from Philip de Kyme 10 marks of rent in Stalyngburgh, held in chief without obtaining the king's licence; and restitution to him of the same, which had been taken into the king's hands by Matthew Broun, escheator in the county of Lincoln, on account of the trespass. By fine of 100s. Lincoln.

Sept. 16. Porchester.

Safe conduct, until Easter, for John de London, going beyond the seas. By K.

The like for Robert de Eboraco. By K.

Sept. 18. Porchester.

Pardon to Edmund Gascelyn, of waste done by him in the woods of the manor of Wroxhale, which he holds for life of the king's gift. By p.s.

Sept. 18. Porchester.

Respite, until All Saints, at the request of J. bishop of Winchester, to John de Warblyngton of the county of Southampton, from taking the arms of a knight. By p.s.

The like, upon like request, to the following :—

John de Roches of the county of Southampton.
Richard de Wyncestre
Robert de Popham
John de Basing

By divers writs of p.s.

Sept. 19. Porchester.

The like, until a year after Michaelmas, to Philip de Hardeshull. By [K.] on the information of W. de Ayremynne.

The like until Easter, at the request of Thomas earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, to Simon de Felbrigg. By K.

The like, until All Saints, to Thomas de Marlebergh. By p.s.

Sept. 17. Porchester.

The like, during pleasure, to Robert de Hungerford. By K. on the information of W. de Ayremynne.

Sept. 16. Porchester.

Safe-conduct, until the Purification, for Peter Jacobi, envoy and proctor of certain men and merchants of the realm of Majorca, coming to the realm. By K.

Sept. 19. Porchester.

Protection with clause nolumus, for one year, for Stephen de Segrave.

Sept. 20. Porchester.

Respite, until All Saints, at the request of John le Smale, king's clerk, to Peter Rabayn from taking the arms of a knight. By K.

Promise to William de Henle that in addition to the sum of money wherein the king is bound to him for the manor of Henle and other lands whereof he has enfeoffed him, the king will provide him with the marriage of a male heir of the value of 100 marks a year, before next Christmas, for one of his daughters. By K.

Writ of aid, until Easter, for William de Lauvare, king's serjeant, charged by the Steward of the Household and the Keeper of the Wardrobe to make purveyances for the pantry and buttery.

MEMBRANE 25.

Sept. 18. Porchester

Grant, during pleasure, to Ingelram Berenger of the office of the stewardship of the forest of Blakemor. By K. on the information of W. de Ayremynne.

Sept. 18. Porchester.

Presentation of Henry de Lym to the church of Neweton, in the diocese of Winchester, in the king's gift by reason of the lands late of Aymer de Valencia, earl of Pembroke, tenant in chief, being in his hands. By K.

Sept. 18. Porchester.

Commission of oyer and terminer to William de Cusaunce, William de Corton and Robert de Tangele touching the account of Richard de Byflet, for the time that he was bailiff of Edward, earl of Chester, the king's son, of the castle of Caresbrok, in the Isle of Wight, and of other lands belonging thereto, rendered before Thomas de Cantebrigge, and Nicholas de Hugate, as the king is informed that there are divers concealments therein. By K. and C.

Sept. 4. Chesworth.

Respite, for this time, to Stephen le Power, who is attendant upon the king's business, from taking the arms of a knight notwithstanding that he has land and rent to the value of 40l. a year. By p.s.

Sept. 21. Porchester.

Grant during pleasure to William Pench of the office of sealing sarplars of wool in the port of London, he taking in the office yearly as much as his predecessors. By K. on the information of William de Ayremynne.

Sept. 19. Porchester.

Protection with clause nolumus, for one year, for Peter Botoyr, merchant and burgess of Welles, born of the power of the king of France, he having found sufficient security for his good behaviour, and that he will not take his goods or himself to foreign parts without licence.

Sept. 20. Porchester.

General pardon to John de Piry of Somerset. By K.

The like to the following :—

John del Cophous. By K.

John de Toucestre. By K.

Simon de Redyng. By K.

Richard de Merword. By K.

John Cok. By K.

Sept. 23. Porchester.

Safe-conduct for one year for the six envoys whom Robert de Brus is about to send, in addition to the bishop of St. Andrew's and Thomas Randolf, earl of Murreef, to treat of a final peace between him and the king and their households to the number of sixty horsemen, their servants, grooms, horses, harness, and other goods. By K.

Memorandum that safe-conducts previously made to the bishop and earl were renewed for the same period, as appears above on 15 July. [Fœdera.]

Sept. 24. Porchester.

Licence, until Easter, for Thomas Daulyn, burgess of Newcastle-uponTyne, to send in his ship wine, victuals and other merchandise, except horses at arms, armour, steel, iron and other such things to Scotland to trade with. By K.

Sept. 25. Porchester.

Protection with clause volumus, until Easter, for Robert Beudyn, admiral of the Fleet in the western parts, staying at sea on the king's service. By K.

The like for Walter de Appelby, to stay in his company. By testimony of Robert.

Sept. 28. Porchester.

The like for the following:—

Richard atte Wose of Gravesende By testimony of Robert.
John de Goldeneye

Richard Wyriot. By testimony of Robert.

Peter Daulard and William Daulard. By testimony of Robert.

Sept. 23. Porchester.

Protection and safe-conduct until Whitsunday, for Roger de Fauside, a Scot, coming twice to the realm, with two horsemen on business. By K.

Sept. 24. Porchester.

Grant during pleasure to William de Preston, king's clerk, of the office of controller of the custom on wool, viz. the ancient custom and the increment thereof and other customs on wine and other goods of merchants strangers and aliens, and the custody of one part of the king's seal called 'coket' in the custody of John de Tumby, in the port of Boston; he taking in the office as much as others controllers of the ancient custom used to receive. By p.s.

Mandate to Thomas son of Thomas de Therfeld of Lenne to deliver the office to him.

The like to the said John de Tumby, one of the collectors of the said custom in the said port, to deliver the said office to him with the said piece of seal.

Sept. 27. Porchester.

Pardon to John Wolmar of London of his rebellion. By K.

MEMBRANE 24.

Sept. 19. Porchester.

Grant to Master Robert de Baldok, archdeacon of Middlesex, of the prebend of Yatton in the church of Wells in the king's gift by reason of the late voidance of the bishopric of Bath and Wells in the time of Edward I. By p.s.

Mandate in pursuance to J. bishop of Bath and Wells.

Sept. 21. Porchester.

Safe-conduct, until St. Luke the Evangelist, for Robert de Holden, king's clerk, whom the king is sending to London on his business. By K.

Sept. 22. Porchester.

Robert de Burgo and Alan de Sancto Botulpho, monks of St. Guthlac's, Croylond, bringing news of the cession of Simon de Luffenham, deceased, have letters for the prior and convent of licence to elect. By K. on the information of W. de Ayremynne.

Sept. 22. Porchester.

Protection with clause nolumus, for one year, for Margery Haplove of Louth.

Sept. 20. Porchester.

The like for the following :—

The abbot of Letteleye.

Sept. 24. Porchester.

The abbot of Tichefeld, in his manors of Tycheield, Walleword, Porcestre, Cornhampton, Ingepenne, Nywelond, Swanewyk, Possebrok, Legh, Mirabel and Cadelond.

Sept. 26. Porchester.

The prior of Christchurch Twynham.

Sept. 20. Porchester.

Protection with clause volumus, for one year, for John son of Simon de Segrave, going to Gascony with John de Segrave, the elder, on the king's service. By testimony of the said John.

The like for Peter de Uvedale, going to Gascony on the king's service. By K.

Sept. 20. Porchester.

The like for Thomas le Latimer 'Bouchard,' going to Aquitaine on the king's service. By testimony of the Steward of the Household.

The said Thomas has letters nominating William de Langeden 'chapellayn' his attorney for the same time.

Protection with clause volumus for one year for Henry de Bray of Charwelton, going with the said Thomas. By testimony of the said steward.

The like to the following also going:—

Thomas Wale. By testimony of the steward.
John Murdak.
Thomas de Whitacre
William le Latimer.

The like for Warin le Latimer going to the duchy of Aquitaine on the king's service. By like testimony.

The like for Laurence le Yonge, going with the said Warin. By like testimony.

Sept. 20. Porchester.

Pardon to John Randolf and Joan his wife for entering without licence into a messuage, 2½ virgates of land and 10 acres of pasture in Congresbury held in chief, granted to them for their lives by James (sic), bishop of Bath and Wells, to hold of him and his successors by the rent of 45s. 2d. a year with a condition that if either of them die within thirty years, the survivor may lease the premises to whomsoever he will for the remainder of the thirty years at the above rent; and licence for them to retain the same. By fine of 40s. Somerset.

Safe-conduct for Robert de Wodehous, keeper of the wardrobe, and Oliver de Burdegala, whom the king is sending to London for things to take to the castle of — [unfinished].

Vacated.

Sept. 22. Porchester.

Appointment of John de Stykeneye and John de la Gotere to purvey at the instant fair of Boston 10 thousands of 'stokfissh' and 'screyfissh.' By K.

Sept. 22. Porchester.

Commission, during pleasure, to Thomas de Sandwyco and Henry de Goshale to be keepers of the town and port of Sandwich, and of the coast as far as Dover, during the absence of the fleet of the Cinque Ports, which was summoned to be at Portsmouth by Monday after the Nativity of St. Mary last to resist the king of France in the duchy of Aquitaine as in the said port on account of its ample size a very large number of vessels can put in at the same time and this is a danger to the town and the adjacent parts. By K.

Writ de intendendo to the wardens of the ports and coast of Kent by themselves, the mayor, barons, good men and commonalty of the said town by themselves, and to knights and others of the coast between Dover and Sandwich. [Fœdera.]

Sept. 22. Porchester.

Appointment of Ralph de Sancto Laurencio to be keeper, during pleasure, of the town of Stonore, in the entrance to the isle of Thanet. By K.

MEMBRANE 23.

Aug. 24. Tonbridge.

Protection with clause rogamus, for three years, for the master and brethren of the hospital of St. Bartholomew, Smethefeld, London, collecting alms once a year in churches pursuant to an indult of the pope. The king's bailiffs are to arrest any persons falsely representing themselves to be their proctors and collecting alms in their name.

Sept. 28. Battle.

Safe-conduct, until Michaelmas, for the bearers of these letters by whom the king is sending certain things from London to Plymmuth. By p.s.

Sept. 27. Robertsbridge.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Nicholas Fastolf as chief justice of the pleas following the justiciary of Ireland, with the usual fee. By p.s.

Mandate to John Darcy, justiciary of Ireland, to admit him.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Walter Wogan, as second justice of the said pleas. By p.s.

Mandate to the said Nicholas to admit him.

Sept. 27. Robertsbridge.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Henry de Hambury as justice of the bench of Dublin, in the place of Richard le Blound. By p.s.

Mandate to the justices of the Bench, Dublin, to admit him.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Roger de Birthorp in the place of Robert Bagod.

Mandate as above.

Sept. 6. Porchester.

Protection with clause volumus, for one year, for Nicholas de Hugate, provost of St. John's, Beverley, going beyond the seas on the king's service.

He has letters nominating Richard de Wetewang his attorney for the same time.

Sept. 1. Pevensey.

Protection with clause volumus, for one year, for Nicholas Fastolf going to Ireland on the king's service.

He has letters nominating attorneys in England for three years.

Aug. 31. Pevensey.

Protection with clause nolumus, for one year, for Master Adam de Ayremynne, parson of the church of Geyrgrave, constantly attendant upon the king's service.

Sept. 1. Pevensey.

The like for the following :—

Henry de Edenestowe, parson of the church of Flintham, constantly attendant on the king's service.

Benedict Junctini, clerk.

Sept. 8. Porchester.

John de Eston, parson of the church of Burghton.

Michael de Drokenesford, parson of the church of Drokenesford.

Sept. 26. Porchester.

John de Dorham.

The abbot of Thichefeld, in his manors of Thichefeld, Walleworth, Porcestre, Cornhampton, Ingepenn, Nywelond, Swanewyk, Possebrok, Legh, Mirabel and Cadelond.

Aug. 30. Pevensey.

Commission during pleasure to William de Echyngham to be warden of the town and port of Wynchelse, co. Sussex, in which on account of its size several vessels can land at once, in the absence of the fleet of the Cinque Ports as above. By p.s.

Writ of aid directed to the keepers of the ports and coast of Sussex, by themselves, the mayor, barons, good men and commonalty of the said town by themselves, and the knights, bailiffs and others of the parts adjoining by themselves.

The like to Edmund de Passeleye to be warden of the town and port of la Rye. By the same p.s.

Like mandate.

Sept. 30. Porchester.

Grant to Hugh le Despenser, earl of Winchester, that, whereas the king has committed to him the keeping of the forest on this side Trent, for life, with 100l. a year for his fee, he may retain the 100l. a year which he owes at the exchequer for the manor of Lichelade, held by him at fee farm, in compensation of that amount. By K.

May 23. Westminster.

Grant to Edmund, earl of Kent, the king's brother, to whom the king lately granted the manor of Lifton, co. Devon, of the fines, ransoms, amercements, issues, forfeit and whatever belongs to the king of those convicted before John de Bures, Robert de Stokheye and John de la Fosse, justices of oyer and terminer touching the persons who cut down trees in the king's parks and woods of Lifton and assaulted the king's men and bailiffs there, before the said grant. By K.

Vacated because in the seventeenth year uuder the same date.

Sept. 7. Petworth.

Commission to Thomas le Botiller and William Walsh of Wolvestrop to select 300 foot archers in the forest of Dene, Berkeleyhirnes and elsewhere in the county of Gloucester, and the said William to be their leader to Portesmuth, by Monday after St. Matthew to go thence at the king's wages against the king of France, in the duchy of Aquitaine, in the place of William Tracy and Robert Seliman, lately appointed for this, who cannot attend to the business. [Parl. Writs.]

Sept. 6. Orfold.

Grant, during pleasure, to Griffin Vaghan of the custody of the launds in the park of Claryngdon, with the usual wages. By p.s.

Mandate in pursuance to Walter Gacelyn, keeper of the manor of Claryngdon, or his lieutenant, for livery of the manor and payment of the wages.

Sept. 12. Porchester.

Grant to the bailiffs and goodmen of the town of Whitechirche of pavage for three years. By K. on the information of William de Ayremynne.

Sept. 12. Porchester.

Protection with clause nolumus for one year for Robert de Swynburne, gone to the duchy of Aquitaine on the king's service. By K.

He has letters nominating Thomas de Swynburne his attorney for the same time. By K.

Protection with clause volumus, for one year, for Henry de Swynburne, who has gone to Aquitaine with the said Robert. By testimony of Robert.

Protection with clause volumus for one year for the following, who have also gone with the said Robert:—

Robert son of Robert de Swynburne.

Thomas de Blencamshep. By testimony of Robert.

Sept. 16. Porchester.

The like for one year for John de Clyvedon going to the islands of Gernereye, Jereseye, Serk and Aureneye, on the king's service. By p.s.

MEMBRANE 22.

Sept. 26. Porchester.

Pardon to the prior and convent of St. Radegund's, Langelete, for acquiring in mortmain from Robert le Bor, without the king's licence, pasture for 2 affers, 8 oxen, 12 swine and 262 sheep, in Estcodeford, towards the maintenance of four chaplains celebrating divine service daily in the chapel of Holy Trinity, Hulledeverell, for the souls of Edward I the said Robert, his ancestors and heirs and all the faithful departed. By fine of 20s.

Rardon to Robert Russel of Codeford and Ellen his wife, for acquiring in fee from Oliver de Ingham a messuage and a virgate of land in Estcodeford, held in chief, and entering therein without licence; and licence for them to retain the same. By fine of 20s. Wilts.

Sept. 26. Porchester.

Pardon to John Serich for acquiring in fee from Oliver de Ingham three messuages and two virgates of land in Estcodeford, held in chief, and entering therein without licence; and licence for him to retain the same. By fine of 40s.

Sept. 28. Porchester.

Presentation of William de Northwell to the church of Possewyk, in the diocese of Norwich, in the king's gift by reason of the lands late of Aymer de Valencia, earl of Pembroke, being in his hands. By K.

Sept. 22. Porchester.

Inspeximus of a charter of Richard, sometime count of Poitou and earl of Cornwall, granting to Sir Odo de Treverbyn and his heirs that his borough of Porbican be a free borough and the burgesses thereof be quit of all customs, and may buy and sell in all markets and fairs throughout the county of Cornwall; also that if anyone reside a year and a day within the said borough, without challenge according to the law of other free burgesses, he shall remain quit of all naifty and servitude; granting also a market every Wednesday and a fair once a year on the eve, day and morrow of Michaelmas, the said Odo and his heirs to take all issues and profits belonging to the said fair, saving everywhere the pleas that belong to the crown. Witnesses :—Hugh de Sancto Phileberto, Ralph de Sulling, R[obert] son of William, Walter son of William, Richard de Kildard, Auger de Tregorioz and many others; and confirmation thereof to Roger Pridiaux and Elizabeth his wife, kinswoman and one of the heirs of the said Odo, John Dauney and Sibyl his wife, kinswoman and the other heir of the said Odo, and the heirs of the said Elizabeth and Sibyl, as the said Roger, Elizabeth, John and Sibyl and the ancestors of the said Elizabeth and Sibyl have enjoyed the same since the date of the said charter. By fine of 4 marks.

Sept. 30. Porchester.

Protection, for one year, for William de Willardby, who is suing for the king by divers writs against William le Cartere and Robert de Helperthorp and other persons of the town of Scardeburgh for trespasses and contempts against the king and his ministers at Scardeburgh. By K.

Sept. 27. Porchester.

Protection with clause volumus, for one year, for Alan de Bokeselle, going to the duchy on the king's service. By testimony of the Steward of the Household.

The like for the following going with him :—

Robert le Hore.

Thomas de Bokeselle. By testimony of the steward.

Sept. 28. Porchester.

Appointment of Stephen Alard as captain and admiral of the fleet from the mouth of Thames westwards, as well of the Cinque Ports as of other ports, until the return of Robert Beudyn, captain and admiral of that fleet, who is going to the duchy on the king's service.

Writ de intendendo to the masters, mariners and others of the said fleet. [Parl. Writs.]

Sept. 28. Porchester.

Appointment, until Christmas, of Robert son of Gervase Alard and Thomas de Maydenstan, to select men for the equipment of the said fleet. By K.

Oct. 8. Guildford.

Presentation of Elias de Grymesby to the church of Westbradenham, in the diocese of Norwich, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heir of Thomas de Caily, tenant in chief.

Oct. 15. Sheen.

The like to Henry de Elmham to the church of Ryshangles, in the diocese of Norwich, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heir of Thomas de Hykeling, tenant in chief.

Oct. 4. Porchester.

Association of Roger de Nowers, in the place of Robert Fitz Elys who cannot attend, with Robert de Ardern, lately appointed [19 Sept.] to array 400 footmen in the county of Oxford. French. [Parl. Writs.] By p.s.

The like of John de Harcurt in the place of the said Robert de Ardern.

The like of John de Bures, in the place of Matthew de Clyvedon, with William de Weyland, to array in the county of Somerset, except the cities of Bath and Welles, 880 footmen. French. [Parl. Writs.] By K.

Sept. 19. Porchester.

The like of Thomas de Bavent, in the place of Robert de Aspale, with John de Whelnetham, to array in the county of Suffolk, except the towns of Gippewiz and St. Edmunds, 640 footmen. French. [Parl. Writs.] By K.

MEMBRANE 21.

Sept. 19. Porchester.

Commission to Stephen de Cobham, Ralph Sauvage, Henry de Cobham and Henry de Goshale, in the county of Kent, setting forth that whereas the king by commission of 6 August [p. 10] appointed them to select 1,040 footmen in the county of Kent, he is now given to understand that they have exceeded the powers of their commission by levying a great sum of money to be expended by themselves in providing armour, assessing the clergy to find men at arms, and in other ways, and that to remedy this grievance it has been ordained by the king and council that the purveyance of haubergeons and plate armour shall cease for the present and the whole of the 1,040 men be armed with haketons, bacinets, gauntlets of steel or whalebone and other arms fitting for foot soldiers. The array is to be made by the commissioners associating with themselves two sufficient men of every hundred, by whom the number of men is to be apportioned amongst the hundreds, and then every town is to be assessed according to its size and means. Substantial persons are to be chosen in every town who are to be sworn to assess the inhabitants thereof and make the purchases of arms and armour so as to be ready by Martinmas. Any money the commissioners have received for the purchase of armour is to be restored to the men of the towns. Persons have been appointed to enquire into their conduct under the first commission and to hear and determine all complaints preferred against them. French. [Parl. Writs.] By K.

The like to the commissioners in all the abovementioned counties. [Parl. Writs.]