1325-1326, membranes 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

Calendar of Patent Rolls, Edward II: Volume 5, 1324-1327. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1904.

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1325-1326, membranes 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

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MEMBRANE 22.

Feb. 4. Walsingham.

Protection with clause nolumus for one year for the prior of Kenilworth. The like for Richard de Aston Somervill, parson of the church of All Saints, Estwarham.

Feb. 3. Walsingham.

Appointment of Roger Mauduyt to pursue and arrest Gilbert de Whitton. By K.

Feb. 9. Gaywood.

Licence for Roger de Kerdeston to grant to William de Kerdeston and Margaret his wife, and the heirs of their bodies land and rent to the value of 15l. a year in his manor of Skendelby, co. Lincoln, held in chief; with reversion to the said Roger and his heirs. By fine of 15l. Lincoln.

Feb. 4. Walsingham.

Grant to Richard Herberd of Berton juxta Cantebrigg that, whereas the king on 13 February, 18 Edward II, pardoned him for the death of Philip Herberd of Neuton, killed before the previous Christmas and any other felonies, on the mainprise which he found before William de Bereford to go on the king's service in the next passage to Gascony, and on his return to stand his trial, and he did not go pursuant to the mainprise aforesaid, the pardon shall nevertheless be of effect as if he had gone, as the king has learned on trustworthy testimony that during the whole time of that passage he was incapacitated by grievous infirmity.

Jan. 9. Gaywood.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Thomas de Tylneye to the prior and convent of Westacre of 8l. a year from 80 acres of land in Wygenhale, Tilneye and Northclenchewarton, to find two chaplains, one in the church of St. German, Wygenhale, and the other in the chapel of St. James in the manor of John de Fitton in the same town to celebrate divine service daily for the souls of Robert de Fitton and Alice his wife, John de Fitton and Margery and Amice sometime his wives, Robert de Fitton, Hervey de Saham, William de Saham, Godfrey son of Berewenna and Katharine his wife, and William de Stoulham and Beatrice his wife; and for the soul of the said Thomas after his death, and the souls of his ancestors and benefactors and the faithful departed. By K. at the instance of Emma, lady of Mold.

Vacated because otherwise on the Patent Roll of 1 Edward [III]. [Calendar pp. 93, 94.]

Feb. 13. West Dereham.

Licence for Robert de Monte Alto to enfeoff Master Henry de Clif', king's clerk, and Richard de la Rokele, of the manor of Snetesham, held in chief, and for them to regrant the same to him, Emma his wife, and his heirs. By K.

Vacated because otherwise below in the month of April under the same date.

Feb. 12. Weeting.

Respite, at the request of William de Neuport, king's yeoman, to John son of John de Coggeshale from taking up the arms of a knight, until Midsummer. [Parl. Writs.] By p.s.

Feb. 12. Dereham.

Pardon to Thomas le Harpour of Dick for the death of Simon Toller, vicar of the church of Friskeneye, killed before Christmas, in the eighteenth year, and of any consequent outlawry, in consideration of his having gone to Gascony on the king's service and stayed there the whole time that the army was there, to shew the same grace to him as was shewn to others who were then on the king's service; on condition that he stand his trial if any one wishes to proceed against him. By K.

The like word for word to William son of Simon de Quapelod, for the death of John Bee of Tidde. By K.

Feb. 12. Dereham.

Appointment of Eudo de Stoke, constable of the castle of Kenilworth, to select at his discretion men for the munition of that castle. By K.

Feb. 10. Gaywood.

Licence for Alan de Claveryng to grant to William son of Alan de Claveryng and Maud his wife and the heirs of their bodies 8 messuages, 180 acres of land and 12 acres of meadow in Yetlyngton, and two parts of the manor of Kalouley, held in chief, with reversion to Alan and his heirs. By K.

Feb. 12. Weeting.

Appointment during pleasure of Simon Croyser, king's serjeant, as bailiff of the town of Wynchelse and the rape (la Ropa) and warden of the scrutiny of all persons entering or leaving the realm by the port of Wynchelse and the rape. By K.

Vacated because on the Fine Roll.

Feb. 12. West Dereham.

Pardon to John de Staynton for acquiring to him and his heirs from Thomas de Burgh 24s. of rent in Mekesburgh, held in chief as of the honor of Tikhill, and entering therein without licence; with restitution to him of the same.

Feb. 15. Exning.

Writ de intendendo to the barons of the port of Dover in favour of John Larcher, as substitute of Ralph Basset of Drayton, to whom the king has committed the custody of that port during pleasure.

Feb. 17. Barnwell.

Protection with clause nolumus, for one year, for the prior of St. Oswald's, Nostel.

The like for the prior of Ware.

Feb. 16. Barnwell.

Pardon to Robert son of Thomas Colle in the Marshalsea prison for the death of William de Lek, as it appears by the record of Geoffrey le Scrop and his fellows, justices assigned to hold the pleas before the king, that he killed him in self-defence.

Feb. 14. Exning.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Maud de Tony to the prior and convent of Kokesford of 3 messuages, 100 acres of land, 100 acres of pasture and 10s. of rent in Grymeston, Cangham, Rydon, Wyvelyngg and Apelton, to find a chaplain to celebrate divine service daily in the chapel of St. Katharine, lately built, in the churchyard of Apelton, or elsewhere as she shall ordain, for the souls of the said Maud and Robert de Tony, sometime her husband, and the faithful departed; in lieu of the licence lately granted to her by letters patent for her to assign the same to the prior and convent of Westacre, to find a chaplain to celebrate as above in the said chapel.

Feb. 16. Barnwell.

Pardon to William de Berle of his outlawry in the county of Bedford for non-appearance before the king to answer touching a plea of trespass of Ralph de Wedon, on condition that he surrender straightway to prison and stand his trial, if the said Ralph will proceed against him.

Feb. 15. Barnwell.

Licence for the prior and convent of Bromhull by Brandonferie, to acquire in mortmain land and rent, not held in chief, to the value of 50s. yearly. By K.

Feb. 13. Mildenhall.

Protection, until 1 August, for William Simond, master of a ship called la James of London, ordered by the king to bring the said ship from Bristol to London. By K.

Feb. 18. Barnwell.

Appointment of Philip de Estowe, knight, to pursue and arrest Robert Norman of Broun, yeoman of Aucher le Filz Henri. By K.

Feb. 20. Barnwell.

Licence for the prior and convent of the Holy Trinity, Canterbury, to appropriate the church of Ayshe, in the diocese of Norwich, which is of their advowson, in aid of the maintenance of seven chaplains celebrating divine service daily in the new eleemosynary chapel founded in honour of the Virgin Mary and St. Thomas the Martyr, near the gate of the prior and convent, for the good estate of the king and his children, for the soul of the king after his death, and for the souls of his progenitors, heirs and successors, and the faithful departed. By K.

Feb. 20. Barnwell.

Protection, with clause nolumus, for one year, for John de Langeton, clerk, constantly attendant upon the king's service in the Chancery.

March 3. Leicester.

Presentation of Thomas de Lenne to the church of Botyngdon, in the diocese of Lincoln, in the king's gift by reason of the priory of Tykeford being in his hands.

MEMBRANE 21.

Feb. 10. Gaywood.

Pardon to Thomas de Lelom for acquiring for life from Peter son of Peter de Malo Lacu 45s. of rent in Eggeton, held in chief; and licence for him to retain the same. By fine of 20s. York.

Feb. 13. West Dereham.

Licence for Thomas de Gardinis to enfeoff Richard de Gardinis, clerk, of 5 messuages, 5 tofts, 160 acres, 1 rood, of land, 6 acres of meadow and 4l. of rent in Ixnyng, held in chief, and for the latter to regrant the same to the said Thomas and Constance his wife for their lives, with the condition that if Constance survive her husband, she shall render yearly to John de Gardinis for his life 40s., and that if she die while the same John is surviving, the premises shall remain to him for life, with remainder to the right heirs of Thomas. By fine of 100s.

Feb. 18. Barnwell.

Pardon to William de Lelom for acquiring in fee from Peter de Malo Lacu a messuage, 50 acres of land and 20 acres of meadow in Eggeton, held in chief of the late king, and from Peter son of the said Peter 11 acres of land there, held in chief of the present king, and entering therein without the licence of either king; and licence for him to retain the same.

Vacated because otherwise below under the same date. By fine of 20s.

Feb. 10. Gaywood.

Whereas Robert de Brakenbergh and Joan his wife lately acquired in fee tail from Elias de Kabayn and Maud his wife the manor of Kelstern held in chief of Edward I, and entered therein, and after their death John de Brakenbergh, their son and heir, likewise entered therein, without the licence of the late king or the present king, the latter for a time made by the said John, has pardoned the trespasses herein, and granted that he shall have the manor again to hold according to the form of the acquisition. By fine of 10l.

Feb. 13. Weeting.

The like to John de Wynkefeld, with respect to 69 acres of land in Wynkefeld, held in chief of Edward I, which were acquired in fee by his grandfather, John de Wynkefeld, from Fromund le Flemyng and entered into by both grandfather and grandson without licence. By fine of 40s. Suffolk.

Feb. 12. Mildenhall.

Appointment, during pleasures of the mayor and burgesses of the town of Lenne, who have found mainprise before the king to keep the said town safe, to have the custody of the said town against the attacks of aliens or contrariants; with power to assess all persons dwelling within the walls to a subsidy for the defence of the town according to their abilities, as often as shall be necessary. By K.

Writ of aid for them directed to all persons dwelling within the walls. By K.

Feb. 18. Barnwell.

Grant, for life, to Isabel de Hastyngges, late the wife of Ralph de Monte Hermerii, of the king's manor of Esttuderle, with its hamlets and appurtenances, which the said Ralph lately held for his life of the king. By K.

Feb. 18. Barnwell.

Appointment, until Michaelmas, of John de Sturmy, lately appointed captain and admiral of the fleet of ships of Great Yarmouth and other places from the mouth of the Thames northwards, to select, by himself or by deputies, mariners for the equipment of his ships. By K.

Feb. 19. Barnwell.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Isabel de Hastyngges to have the custody of the corpus of the castle of Marlebergh and of the king's houses within the walls of the castle, for the safer dwelling of herself and the king's daughters in her company. By K.

Feb. 16. Barnwell.

Pardon to the master and brethren of the hospital of St. Leonard, Stok by Newark, for acquiring in mortmain 7 acres of land from Henry de Seyntliz of Stok, 7½ acres of land and 5 acres of meadow from John de Seintliz, 5 acres of land from William de (sic) Venour, 3 roods of land from Ralph Hardy of Syreston, three roods of land from Robert son of Mauger de Stok, a messuage and ½ rood of land from Hugh de Alnyf, a messuage from Roger le Carpenter, and a messuage from Alice daughter of Hugh le Smyth of Stok, all in Stok by Newerk, and entering therein without licence; with licence for them to retain the same. By K.

Feb. 19. Barnwell.

Whereas Robert Wyles lately acquired in fee from Peter de Malo Lacu a messuage and 37 acres of land in Westyngby, held in chief of the late king, and John Wyles acquired likewise from Peter de Malo Lacu 4 tofts and 4 bovates, 16 acres of land in Eggeton, held in chief of the present king, and whereas Peter Wyles afterwards acquired the same in fee from the said Robert and John and entered without the licence of the late king or of the present king; the latter for a fine has pardoned the trespasses herein and granted licence for Peter to retain the messuages, tofts and lands. By fine of 20s. York.

Vacated because otherwise below under the same date.

Feb. 19. Barnwell

Appointment of Richard de Perers to pursue and arrest William son of Thomas la Zouche, knight, and the brothers (fratres) de Folevill and others, more fully expressed to the said Richard. By p.s.

Feb. 18. Barnwell.

Exemption for life, at the request of J. bishop of Ely, of Rerus son of Rerus de Hibernia, from being put on assizes, juries, or recognitions, and from appointment as mayor, sheriff, coroner, or other bailiff or minister of the the king, in Ireland, against his will. By K.

Feb. 20. Barnwell.

Grant for life to Roger de Watevill of a messuage, 55 acres of land, 9 acres of meadow, 3 acres of pasture and 40s. of rent in Yiselham late of Robert de Walkefare, a rebel, with reversion to the king. By K.

Feb. 20. Branwell.

Pardon, for a fine made by John de Insula, knight, to the said John of his rebellion, with restitution of his lands. By K.

Mandate in pursuance to Roger de Whatton, keeper of forfeited lands in the county of Northampton.

Feb. 20. Barnwell.

Licence for the prior and convent of Donemawe, to acquire in mortmain land and rent, not held in chief, to the value of 100s. yearly. By K. on the information of William de Colby.

Vacated because surrendered for this reason that on 20July, 15 Richard II, they acquired land and rent in full satisfaction hereof.

Feb. 20. Barnwell.

Pardon, at the request of Robert de Watevill, to Richard Pyk of his imprisonment and whatever pertains to the king by reason of a trespass against Simon Benet, whereof the said Richard was indicted before the king by the inquisition whereon he put himself. By p.s.

Feb. 20. Barnwell.

Licence for the chancellor and university of Cantebrigge to found a college of scholars in the said university, and to assign iu mortmain to the scholars for their habitation those two messuages which they have in Milnestrete, in the parish of St. John, Cantebrigge, held of the king in free burgage. By K.

Feb. 20. Barnwell.

Pardon to Roger de Swynburn for the death of Walter, Dolittill, and of any consequent outlawry, with the usual condition. By K.

Feb. 23. Kimbolton.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain by John de Chekenhull and Beatrice his wife, to the abbot and convent of Hide by Winchester of a messuage, a carucate of land, and 12 acres of meadow in Stonham, to find a monk as a chaplain to celebrate divine service daily in the said abbey for their souls and the souls of their ancestors, and all the faithful departed. By fine of 4l. Southampton.

Feb. 24. Kimbolton.

Mandate to the constable of the castle of Richemund to deliver the said castle with its armour, victuals and all other things therein, by indenture, to William de Felton, king's yeoman, to whom on 21 February last, the king by letters patent has committed the custody thereof for three years.

The like to the constable of the castle of Bowes.

Feb. 24. Rothwell.

Presentation of John de Wodehous, king's clerk, to the chapel within the castle of Pleshey, in the diocese of London, void by the resignation of Master John Walewayn, the last warden thereof, and in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heir of Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, tenant in chief.

Feb. 26. Leicester.

Protection with clause nolumus, for one year, for Robert de Norton.

The like for the following:—

Master Robert de Leycestre, parson of the church of Sibbesdon.

William de Holynes.

Master William de Corbrigg, parson of the church of Norton Novere.

The prior of Bredon.

Robert Charnels, parson of the church of Swepeston.

MEMBRANE 20.

Feb. 20. Barnwell.

Appointment of W. bishop of Exeter to survey the castles of Exeter, Tremeton, Launceveton, Tyntagel and all other king's castles in the counties of Cornwall and Devon and the stocks and munitions thereof, and to strengthen the same with victuals, armour and other necessaries, repair the defects, remove constables, keepers and other ministers and substitute others, except the keeper of the castle of Tyntagel, to charge the constables and keepers with the victuals and stock sent to them from time to time and make them answerable for the issues and profits of the said castles and for the said victuals and stock, and to receive money by indenture for the said munitions and works from the steward of the county of Cornwall and the sheriff of Devon, and to do everything suitable for the safety of the said castle and the parts adjacent. By K.

Mandate to the steward of the county of Cornwall to deliver money to him accordingly.

The like to the sheriff of Devon.

Vacated because on 30April, in the same year, these letters were surrendered in the Chancery and cancelled.

Feb. 23. Kimbolton.

Grant for life to Richard de Cesaye, chaplain, of the wardenship of the hospital of St. Leonard, Lancastre, with all things belonging thereto.

Presentation of Hugh de Colwyk to the church of Bencombe, in the diocese of Salisbury, in the king's gift by reason of the temporalities of the abbot of Caen being in his hands.

Feb. 22. Kimbolton.

Safe-conduct, until Whitsunday, for Berenger Foulcrandi and Peter Oliverii, Friars Minors, who lately came to the king from Aragon, now returning to the same parts. By K.

Feb. 20. Barnwell.

Pardon to John Yonger for all felonies and trespasses and of this that he was an adherent of the Scots, the king's enemies and rebels; on condition that he stand his trial if any one wishes to proceed against him. By K.

The like to the following :—

John Elder.

John de Stokhalgh.

John del Spense.

Adam le Walkere of Dollyngham.

John Fitz Robert.

John Fitz Thomas.

Patrick Fitz Thomas.

William Fitz Gilbert.

Alan Arthur.

Feb. 24. Rothwell.

Protection with clause nolumus, for one year, for Ralph Foughler that he be not distrained or arrested for debts whereof he is is not principal debtor or surety, or for the trespasses of others. By K.

Feb. 16. Barnwell.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Thomas le Blount to pursue and arrest John de Folevyll, Roger la Zousch, and Robert Lovet, parson of Aswell, and imprison them as has been more fully enjoined on him. By K.

Feb. 28. Leicester.

Protection for two years for John Lalte of the island of Gernereye, his men and possessions in the islands of Gernereye, Jereseye, Serk and Aureny. By K.

Feb. 27. Leicester.

Inspeximus of a grant, dated at Liverpool, on Tuesday after St. Giles the Abbot, 1271, by Edmund son of Henry III. to the church of St. James, Birkheved, and the monks there of 15 acres of land below the grange of Neusum, which John Gernet formerly held of him at will, to hold in frank almoin at a rent of 5s. Witnesses :—William le Botiler, Robert Banastre, Henry du Lee, Robert de Holand, and Benedict Gernet, knights, John Gernet, Richard de Holand, and others; and confirmation thereof to the prior and convent of that place. By fine of 20s. Lancastre.

Feb. 28. Leicester.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Matthew de Coker of 2 messuages, 15 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow, and 2 acres of marsh in Wemedon and Chilton to a chaplain to celebrate divine service daily in the chapel of St. George, Wemedon, for the soul of the said Matthew, and the souls of his ancestors and heirs, and the faithful departed. By fine of 30s. Somerset.

Feb. 8 (sic). Leicester.

Pardon to John son of Simon de Edelyngton of Lincoln of his outlawry for non-appearance before the king to answer touching trespasses against the peace, on condition that he surrender to the prison of the Marshalsea and stand his trial when the king wishes to proceed against him. By K.

March 1. Leicester.

Licence for John de Urtiaco to enfeoff Thomas Atter Apse, 'bakere,' of a messuage, 2 bovates of land, 2 acres of meadow and 2 acres of wood in Corri Ryvel and Langhport Westovere, held in chief. By fine of 30s.

Feb. 13. Mildenhall.

Licence in mortmain for the abbot and convent of Derham to grant in fee to whomsoever they will land and rent to the value of 20l. a year of their own demesne lands, not held in chief, in exchange for an equivalent of land and rent not held in chief. By K.

Feb. 26. Langdon.

Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Kelles in Methe of murage for three years. By K.

March 4. Leicester.

Grant to John le Smale, king's clerk, of the deanery of the free chapel of St. Martin le Grand, London. By p.s.

March 26. Kenilworth.

Writ de intendendo for him to the chapter of the said free chapel. By K.

March 4. Leicester.

Revocation of the collation to Richard de Tissebury of the said deanery. By p.s.

March 5. Leicester.

Pardon to Richard de Hawardeby of his outlawry in the county of Lincoln for non-appearance before the king to answer touching a plea of trespass of Geoffrey le Tasker of Malberthorp; on condition that he surrender at once to the prison of the Marshalsea and stand his trial if the said Geoffrey wishes to proceed against him. By K. on the information of William de Colby.

March 7. Leicester.

Pardon to Hugh de Putteford 'taillour' and Christina his wife for acquiring in fee from Roger son of Roger le Mareschal a shop and a solar in the parish of St. Clement Danes without the bar of the New Temple, London, held in chief, and entering therein without licence; with restitution of the same. By K.

March 9. Sibstone.

Grant to the abbot and convent of Suleby of the advowson of the church of Sybertoft, co. Northampton; licence also for them to appropriate the church. By K.

MEMBRANE 19.

Jan. 31. Burgh.

Pardon, at the request of Alice, countess of Norfolk, the king's sister, to Roger de Trumpiton, knight, of the 200 marks whereby he made fine with the king to save his life and have his lands because he was a rebel; with restitution of his lands. By p.s.

March 3. Leicester.

Respite, until Whitsunday, to Robert de Shirburn from taking up the arms of a knight. By K. on the information of William de Colby.

The like to the following :—

John de Peauton. By K.

Peter de la Mare.

Robert de Clyfton.

Nicholas de Cantilupo.

Ralph de Hastynges, until Christmas. By p.s.

Walter de Rodeneye, until All Saints. By p.s.

John de Bloxham. [Parl. Writs.] By K. on the information of W. de Herlaston.

March 2. Leicester.

Mandate to the locum tenens of the dean and the chapter of the free chapel of Hastynges to assign a stall in the choir and a place in the chapter to Robert de Holden, king's clerk, who has been admitted on the king's presentation to the prebend of Pesemerche by John, bishop of Chichester.

March 13. Kenilworth.

Respite, until a year after Whitsunday, to Richard de Boylond from taking up the arms of a knight. [Parl. Writs.] By K.

Feb. 28. Leicester.

Protection with clause nolumus for one year for Richard le Spigurnel, constantly attendant on the king's service in the Chancery.

The like for the following:—

Morgan ap Yarvord Voil, and Nicholas de Pyghlesdon.

March 5. Leicester.

Thomas de Dertford, parson of the church of Earde.

The warden of the chapel of St. Peter, Kirkeby super Wrethek, for two years.

March 4. Leicester.

Thomas le Yong of Hodresfeld.

William de Cornhull, parson of the church of Kynewarton.

The prior of St. Sepulchre's, Warwick.

March 3. Leicester.

Grant to Master Robert de Baldok, king's clerk, archdeacon of Middlesex, of the prebend of Swerdes, in the church of St. Patrick, Dublin, in the king's gift by reason of the temporalities of the archbishopric of Dublin being in his hands. By p.s.

Mandate in pursuance to A. archbishop of Dublin.

The like to the dean and chapter of the said church.

March 3. Leicester.

Licence for Geoffrey son of John de London to grant that a third part of the manor of Great Perndon and the advowson of a third part of the church of that manor, held in chief as of the honor of Boulogne, which Katherine late the wife of John de London holds for life by the demise which Thomas de la Lee made to her and her said husband, with remainder to the said Geoffrey and his heirs, shall remain to Richard de Hayham and Lucy his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, and failing such to the right heirs of the said Richard.

March 5. Leicester.

Grant to Alice late the wife of Roger Beler, tenant in chief, for the marriage of Roger son and heir of the said Roger, a minor. By K. on the information of G. le Scrop.

March 5. Leicester.

Grant to the warden and chaplains of the chapel of St. Peter, Kirkeby super Wrethek, of the custody during the minority of Roger the heir, of 110s. 6d. of rent in Belegrave and Thurmeston, late of Roger Beler, tenant in chief. By K. on the like information.

March 5. Leicester.

Grant for life to Adam de Brom, king's clerk, chaplain, of the wardenship of the hospital of St. Bartholomew by Oxford.

March 6. Leicester.

Presentation of Theobald de Goldyngton, parson of the church of Dale in the diocese of Canterbury, to the church of Great Leghes in the diocese of London, in the king's gift by reason of the lands late of Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford and Essex, being in his hands; on an exchange of benefices with John de Borham. By K.

March 1. Leicester.

Respite, for two years, to Walter Traylly from taking up the arms of a knight, as it has been testified to the king that he is disabled; on condition that he find two armed men for the king's service, if the king shall so require. [Parl. Writs.] By p.s.

March 6. Leicester.

Pardon to John de Pirie, parson of the church of Ayleston, for acquiring in mortmain from Fulk de Penebrugg, a rood of land in Ayleston adjoining the dwelling place of the rectory there, for the enlargement thereof, and entering therein without licence; and licence for him to retain the same. By fine of ½ mark.

Presentation of William de Edyngdon, parson of the church of Dalyngton, in the diocese of Lincoln, to the church of Middelton in the same diocese, in the king's gift by reason of the temporalities of the priory of Ware being in his hands; on an exchange of benefices with John de Bevynton.

March 6.Leicester.

The like of John de Haukesbury, vicar of the church of Northlech, in the diocese of Worcester, to the vicarage of the church of Feckenham, in the same diocese, in the king's gift by reason of the temporalities of the abbey of Lyre being in his hands; on an exchange of benefices with William de Thormarton.

March 7. Leicester.

Pardon to John le Gray for the death of Thomas le Roe of Saylchurche and all other homicides, burglaries, arsons, larcenies and felonies, and of any consequent outlawry; on condition that he stand his trial if anyone wishes to proceed against him. By K.

March 7. Leicester.

Grant to Master Gilbert de Middelton, king's clerk, archdeacon of Northampton, to whom the king, on 11 August last, granted for life the manor of Stowe, co. Northampton, an escheat by the forfeiture of Warin de Insula, rebel, that he, his heirs or executors shall not be in anywise disturbed for waste therein before that date, as it appears by inquisition made by Robert de Daventre and Eustace de Burneby, that certain granges, an oxhouse, a chamber and other houses, in the said manor were burned in the time of Nicholas de Segrave, late lord of the manor, by default of the same Nicholas, and a stable and five messuages of bondmen of the said manor were wasted and the said Nicholas made exile of the said bondmen in his time, and that after the manor came to the king's hands, a mill there was burned, and a kitchen and dovecot with other small houses were destroyed. Grant also that he shall have timber for the repair of the houses and the inclosure of the park and bodies of trees and dead wood in the said park and woods of the manor for his hearth : also that he shall not by reason of the said manor be assessed to find armed men or to contribute armour for other men or to bear any other charges affecting the commonalty of the said county. By K.

March 8. Marston.

Respite, until Whitsunday, to John Talebot, from taking up the arms of a knight. By p.s.

The like to the following:—

March 8. Marston.

Nicholas Russel, until Michaelmas. By p.s.

March 10. Merevale.

Robert Hungerford, until All Saints. [Parl. Writs.] By p.s.

March 6. Leicester.

Writ of aid for Edmund de Assheby, whom the king is sending to lead certain prisoners to the castle of Notingham to be delivered to the constable of the castle.

March 9. Sibstone.

Stephen de Ocle, staying in England, has letters nominating William de Ocle and Laurence de Wouere as his attorneys in Ireland for two years.

March 5. Leicester.

Protection with clause nolumus, for three years, for Sir Luke, cardinal deacon of St. Mary's in Via Lata, prebendary of Longedon, in the church of Lichfield.

The like for :—

Michael de Wath, clerk, for one year.

The abbot of Coumbe, for one year.

The abbot of Merevale, for two years.

The abbot of St. Albans, for one year.

Gilbert de la Bruere, parson of the church of Astbury.

William de Abyndon, parson of the church of pateneye, for one year.

Master Robert de Patrica, prebendary of Gay Minor, in the church of St. Chad, Lichfield, and Stratford St. Laurence in the church of St. Mary, Salisbury, and parson of the church of Overton Quatremars.

Johanninus de Silvaticis of Genoa, prebendary of Freford in the church of Lichfield.

March 20. Kenilworth.

Protection with clause volumus for one year for Walter de Penebrugge, parson of the church of Byford, staying in Gascony on the king's service.

Jan. 1. Bury St. Edmunds.

[Protection with clause nolumus] for the following:—

Master Robert de Baldok, for one year.

The master of the hospital of St. John without the east gate of Oxford.

Master John de Notingham, parson of the church of Elkesleye, for one year.

March 6. Leicester.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Robert Ingram of 4 messuages, and 40s. of rent in Notingham to a chaplain to celebrate divine service daily in the church of St. Mary, Notingham, for the souls of the said Robert and Orfranina his wife, and the faithful departed. By fine of 100s. Notingham.

March 11. Merevale.

Grant to William de Syde, clerk, of the chapel of Langebrigge, in the king's gift by reason of the lands late of Maurice de Berkele being in his hands. By K.

March 12. Tamworth.

Protection with clause volumus for one year for Thomas de Bingham, staying in Gascony by the king's command on his service with Oliver de Ingham. By K.

The like for John de Charneles, staying as above. By K.

The like for John son of William de Sutton, going to Gascony by the king's command.

Presentation of Master John de Blebury to the church of Barton 'in the Benes' in the diocese of York, in the king's gift by reason of the priory of Lenton being in his hands.

MEMBRANE 18.

March 6. Leicester.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Richard de la Pole to the custody of the town of Kyngeston upon Hull against the attacks of aliens or contrariants in place of Robert de Hastang, to whom the king lately granted the same, as he is broken by age and debility and cannot attend personally to the custody and those whom he has deputed to the same are negligent as the king understands. He is to have a reasonable fee out of the issues and profits of the town to be paid to him by the said Robert, who is to continue to receive the same according to the form of the grant to him. By K.

Writ of aid for the said Robert directed to the bailiffs and good men of the town.

Mandate to the said Robert to pay him a reasonable fee.

March 14. Tamworth.

Appointment of Edmund de Assheby, sheriff of Leicester, to pursue and arrest Thomas de Folevill charged with assent and aid to the escape from England of Ralph son of Roger la Zousche of Lubesthorp and Eustace de Folevill and others indicted of the death of Roger Beler. By K.

March 12. Tamworth.

Grant to the mayor and bailiffs of the town of Hertelpole of murage for five years. By K. on the information of W. de Herlaston.

March 14. Tamworth.

Pardon to Walter de Islep, for a fine of 500 marks, made with the king, whereof he has paid in the wardrobe 100l. 15s. 10d. and will pay the residue by St. Peter's Chains, of his trespass when he was treasurer of Ireland in sealing with the seal of the Exchequer of Dublin the rolls of the account of Alexander de Bykenore, archbishop of Dublin, for the time when the latter was treasurer of Ireland, wherein divers falsities were found by examination made before the treasurer and barons of the Exchequer, of which trespass he was convicted before them; with restitution of his lands and goods.

March 15.Lichfield.

Mandate to the treasurer and barons of the Exchequer to cause these to be restored to him. By K.

Order, after reciting the above pardon and payment of the said 100l. 15s. 10d., to wit, by the hands of the mayor and bailiffs of Chester 50l., by the hands of William de Kyngeston, king's clerk, 45l. 15s. 10d., and by the hands of Thomas Gentilcorps 4 horses appraised at 100s., that with respect to the king's grant made 10 December last to Elias de Assheburn of a messuage and 3 carucates of land in Dunbro and Hunteston in Ireland, late of the said Walter, and which by reason of the above trespass was taken into the king's hands, to hold for his life, as of the value of 10l. a year, on condition that if the king should resume the same he should cause to be assigned to the said Elias land to that value in Ireland—the said Walter shall pay the said Elias 100 marks out of the residue of the above fine, and as soon as he has paid him or found sufficient security, the premises shall be restored to the said Walter or his attorneys. Order also that all the goods and debts of the said Walter which were taken into the king's hands on the said charge may be sold and levied by his attorneys and servants and by view and testimony of some person to be deputed thereto by the justiciary and chancellor of Ireland and the money arising therefrom be sent to the said Walter in England, that the king may be paid the 248 marks 10s. 10d. residue of the above fine. By K.

March 16. Lichfield.

Mandate accordingly to the justiciary and chancellor of Ireland and the lieutenant of the treasurer in the Exchequer of Dublin, to cause to be delivered to Henry de Badewe, William de Hatfeld, Nicholas de Snyterby, Thomas de Linhale, vicar of the church of Swerdes, and William de Weston, attorneys of the said Walter, bearers of these letters, or any of them, all the lands of the said Walter in Ireland, except the messuage and 3 carucates abovementioned granted to the said Elias, and all the goods of the said Walter, and the said debts, and to let them sell his said goods by view of some person deputed by the justiciary and chancellor, and send the money arising therefrom to the said Walter in England, and with respect to the said messuage and three carucates of land as soon as the said Walter has paid the said Elias 100 marks, or found security before then to do so, to restore the same to him or any of his attorneys; also the said locum tenens of the treasurer is to restore to him any moneys which he has levied of the said debts and goods. By K.

March 26. Kenilworth.

Appointment of Eudo de Welles to pursue and arrest Richard de Ayremynne and Adam his brother. By K.

Vacated because surrendered.

The like of the following to arrest the same :—

Adam le Bowere.

Thomas Broun.

March 15. Freeford.

Respite until a year after Easter at the request of Percival Simeon, king's sergeant, to Geoffery de Besiles from taking up the arms of a knight. [Parl. Writs.] By p.s.

March 21. Kenilworth.

The like, until Whitsunday, to John de Wodhull. [Parl. Writs.] By p.s.

March 6. Leicester.

Licence for the prior and convent of Chaucumbe to appropriate the churches of Bereford and la Penne, which are of their advowson. By fine of 20 marks. Oxford.

1325. Dec. 17. Havering atte Bower.

Appointment, during pleasure, of William de Stransale, king's clerk, to the office of one of the remembrancers in the Exchequer of Dublin, with the usual fee. By p.s.

1326. March 22. Kenilworth.

Pardon to John de Methelay for acquiring in fee from Adam de Everyngham of Laxton the manor of Middel Shitelington, held in chief as of the honor of Pontefract, and entering therein without licence; with restitution of the same.

March 19. Kenilworth.

Letters to the prioress and convent of the house of St. Mary, Clonard, of licence to elect an abbess in the room of Sibyl, deceased.

March 21. Kenilworth.

Power to John Darci, justiciary of Ireland, to give the royal assent to the person elected, and after confirmation of the election by the diocesan, to take her fealty and deliver the temporalities to her. By K.

March 19. Kenilworth.

Letters to the prior and convent of St. Peter's and St. John's, Clonard, of licence to elect an abbot in the room of Edward, deceased.

March 21. Kenilworth.

Power, as above, to the justiciary. By K.

March 27. Kenilworth.

Pardon to Edmund de Malynes for acquiring in fee from John de Sutton, 'chivaler,' the manor of Theyden atte Munte, co. Essex, and the advowson of the church of the same manor held in chief as of the honor of Reale, and entering therein without licence; and grant that he may retain the same.

March 29.Kenilworth.

Grant for life to William de Thamworth, chaplain, of the custody of the king's hermitage by Crippelgate, London.

March 22. Kenilworth.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain by John le Botiller of Lanultwit to the abbot and convent of Teukesbury of 7 messuages, 4 cottages, 276 acres of land, 15 acres of meadow, 14s. 10½d. of rent in Aumeneye Sancte Crucis, co. Gloucester, and Adam Scoby, John de Ryndecombe and Richard Greffrey (sic), bondmen, with their issues and goods, and with the whole land which they hold in villeinage there. By p.s.

MEMBRANE 17.

March 17. Lichfield.

Protection for one year for Thomas de Bynedon, of Southampton, king's merchant, and his servants whom he is sending with certain ships, one called la Rose and the other la Juliane, to trade in divers parts.

March 14. Tamworth.

Protection with clause nolumus for the abbey of Merevale, which has fallen into debt; and appointment of Ralph Basset of Drayton to the custody thereof; for five years. By K.

March 13. Tamworth.

Licence for John son of William de Cumpton to enfeoff Roger son of Nicholas de Trescote of a messuage, a mill and a moiety of a virgate and of an acre of land in Cumpton, held in chief as of the manor of Tettenhale, which is in the king's hands, as appears by inquisition made by John de Hampton, escheator in the counties of Hereford, Gloucester, Worcester, Salop and Stafford. By fine of 10s. Stafford.

March 14. Lichfield.

Protection for one year, notwithstanding the arrest of persons of the dominion of the king of France, for Reiner de Berfray, born in France, as he has and has long had a fixed domicile, wife and household in the town of Bristol and is in lot and scot with the burgesses of that town, and has found security for his good behaviour and that he will not leave the realm without licence or send messengers, letters or countersigns whereby damage or scandal to the king or other could result.

March 15. Lichfield.

Presentation of James de Kyngeston to the church of Debach, in the diocese of Norwich.

March 18. Lichfield.

Grant for seven years to the burgesses of Southampton, on their petition shewing that by the king's command have begun to make the quay and wall of that town, and have expended great charges over these, but they are not able of themselves to complete the work, of a custom of 1d. on every pound's worth of goods brought by land or water within the liberty of the town, or taken out of the town, ½d. on 10s. worth, and ¼d. on 5s. worth. By K. on the information of W. de Herlaston.

March 20. Kenilworth.

Whereas the king, in return for a grant to him by Walter, late bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, of the manor of Greneford, co. Middlesex, which the bishop had purposed to assign to the church of Lichfield to find and maintain chantries and alms for the souls of the late king and other ancestors of the king, lately granted to the same bishop in frank almoin the advowsons of the churches of Cestreton, co. Warwick, and Worefeld, co. Salop, and granted licence for him to assign the advowsons to any persons, ecclesiastics, religious or others within his diocese, in frank almoin, and for such persons to appropriate the churches, and the bishop died before he had acted upon the licence; the king, willing that the premises should nevertheless be carried out, has granted licence for Roger, now bishop of the said place, to give effect to the licence granted to his predecessor. By K.

March 18. Lichfield.

Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Tamworth of pavage for three years. By fine of 60s.

March 22. Kenilworth.

Presentation of Thomas de Lenne to the church of Eynesbury, in the diocese of Lincoln, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heir of John de Ferrariis, tenant in chief.

March 26. Kenilworth.

Protection and safe-conduct, until St. Peter's Chains, for Edmund de Lascy, coming to the king from Scotland. By K.

March 22. Kenilworth.

The like, until Midsummer, for William le Spycer. By p.s.

March 26. Kenilworth.

Nicholas Dunheved, staying in Ireland, has letters nominating Robert de Farleye and Robert de Knaresburgh as his attorneys in England for two years.

March 29. Kenilworth.

Presentation of William de Kenegrave, parson of the church of Alton Berners, in the diocese of Salisbury, to the church of Penros, in the diocese of Bangor; on an exchange of benefices with William del Peek.

March 26. Kenilworth.

Licence for the prior and convent of Clyfford to appropriate in mortmain the church of Dorston of their advowson. By K.

March 28. Kenilworth.

Presentation of Walter de Dunmowe, chaplain, to the vicarage of the church of Berdefeld, in the diocese of London, in the king's gift by reason of the priory of Stoke being in his hands.

March 30. Kenilworth.

Writ of aid, until Christmas, for Bartholomew de Bradden, clerk of Master Robert de Baldok, king's clerk, archdeacon of Middlesex, the chancellor, whom the latter is sending to divers parts of the realm to purvey hay, oats and other things for the office of the marshalsea of the household of the chancellor and of the king's clerks of the Chancery, at the expense of the chancellor.

The like for the following:—

John de Kinewell, clerk of the Chancellor, purveying victuals.

John de Romneye, serjeant of the Chancellor, purveying for the office of the poultry of the said household.

March 30. Kenilworth.

Licence for the abbot and convent of Stonle to acquire in mortmain land and rent, not held in chief, to the value of 30l. a year. By K.

March 28. Kenilworth.

Respite until Holy Trinity to Alexander Luterel from taking up the arms of a knight. [Parl. Writs.] By p.s.

April 1. Kenilworth.

Licence for Alice de la Hide of Everyngham to grant to Hugh son of Hugh le Despenser, earl of Winchester, and Eleanor his wife and Gilbert their son, and the heirs of the said Gilbert 40l. of rent in Garthorp by Waltham, co. Leicester, held in chief. By K.

Vacated because otherwise below under the same date.

MEMBRANES 16 and 15.

Feb. 28. Leicester.

Confirmation in mortmain to the abbot and convent of Derham of very many grants to them by private persons, which are not dated. By K.

March 24. Kenilworth.

Presentation of Hugh de Bardelby to the church of Potterespiry, in the diocese of Lincoln, in the king's gift by reason of the temporalities of the abbey of St. Pierre sur Dives being in his hands.

March 25. Kenilworth.

Grant, during pleasure, to William la Zouche of Haryngworth, that he may not suffer by attacks of evil doers who threaten him in many ways, that he and the men of his household dwelling or riding in his company may bear arms, notwithstanding any prohibition to the contrary, on condition that under colour hereof nothing be attempted in terrorization of the people. By K.

April 1. Kenilworth.

The like to John de Morteyn. By K.

March 25. Kenilworth.

Whereas Edward I. by letters patent, on 17 July, in his eighteenth year, granted licence for the alienation in mortmain by Elias de Hull to the abbot and monks of Coumbe of 10 acres of land in Bilneye, and John de Hull, son and heir of the said Elias, because his father died before he had granted the land to the abbot and monks, granted the same without licence; the king, in consideration of the grant by his father, has pardoned the trespass herein and given back the land to them. By K.

March 25. Kenilworth.

Grant for life to Thomas de Grey of all the lands in Houwyk late of William de Benley, forfeited to the king by reason of the adherence of the said William to the Scots. By K.

March 25. Kenilworth.

Grant to the said Thomas of the custody during the minority of the heir of the lands late of John de Evre, tenant in chief, with the marriage of the heir. By K.

Mandate to Simon de Grymesby, escheator in the counties of York, Northumberland, Cumberland and Westmoreland, to deliver the said lands to him.

Protection with clause nolumus for one year for the prior of Clifford in Wales.

April 12. Kenilworth.

The like for Master Robert de Baldok, prebendary of the prebends of Bedemynistre and Barton.

March 27. Kenilworth.

Licence, for the affection which the king bears to the prior, for the prior and convent of Coventre to acquire in mortmain land and rent of their own fee to the value of 20 marks a year. By p.s.

March 29. Kenilworth.

Protection, until Midsummer, for Hugh de Gavadenno, (sic) whom Berard de Lebreto, king's yeoman, is sending to Southampton to bring to the king the horses, harness and goods of the said Berard, lately arrested by the mayor, bailiffs and keepers of the port of that town, which the king has ordered them to cause to be released from arrest. By K.

March 26. Kenilworth.

Licence for William la Zousche of Haryngworth to enfeoff Ralph Cosyn of the castle of Totteneys and the manor of Cornworthi, co. Devon, and of the manor of Caleston and the hundred of Calne, co. Wilts, the manor of Moelbraci, co. Salop, and the manor of Heygrave and two parts of the manor of Briggewater, co. Somerset, held in chief, and for the latter to regrant the same to the said William for life, with successive remainders in fee tail to his sons William, John, Roger, Thomas, John and Edmund, William Dayncourt and Millicent his wife, daughter of the said William la Zousche, Isabel her sister, and Thomasina her sister, and in fee simple to Hugh de Poynz, knight. By K.

March 13. Tamworth.

Grant to Master Robert de Ayleston, king's clerk, of the archdeaconry of Wilts, in the church of St. Mary, Salisbury, in the king's gift by reason of a late voidance of the see of Salisbury in the time of Edward I.

Mandate to R. bishop of Salisbury, to assign to him a stall in a choir and a place in the chapter in right of the archdeaconry.

April 1. Kenilworth

Appointment of John Haward and John de Harsik to receive seisin in the king's name of the whole purparty of Joan de Dribi, lady of Tateshale, of the 'tolboth' of the town of Lenne and of the custom of the water there and of all the tenements late of the said Joan in the said town and suburb thereof, all which she has quit-claimed to the king and his heirs. By K.

April 1. Kenilworth.

Presentation of John de Evesham to the vicarage of the church of Waweneswotton, in the diocese of Worcester, in the king's gift by reason of the temporalities of the priory of Waweneswotton being in his hands.

April 2. Kenilworth.

Protection with clause nolumus, for one year, in Newenham, Baddeby and Preston for Thomas de Evesham, constantly attendant on the king's service in the chancery.

The like for Reginald de Lowystoft.

April 1. Kenilworth.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain by John de Langeleye of Nether Sodynton of a messuage, a caracate of land and 14½ acres of meadow in Over Sodynton to a chaplain to celebrate divine service daily at the altar of St. Mary in the church of St. Peter, Nether Sodynton, for the souls of the said John and Ela his wife, their fathers and mothers and ancestors and the faithful departed. By fine of 100s.

MEMBRANE 14.

April 1. Kenilworth.

Pardon to Roger Pychard of 40 marks whereby he made fine with the king before Hervey de Staunton, late chief justice, for having been an adherent of the rebels, which are required of him by summons of the Exchequer. By K.

April 2. Kenilworth.

Protection, for two years, for Francis de Pymond, king's merchant, going to divers parts of the realm on his own affairs.

April 3. Kenilworth.

Respite until Michaelmas to John de Rithre, king's yeoman, from taking up the arms of a knight. [Parl. Writs.] By p.s.

April 3. Kenilworth.

Licence for the abbot and convent of Stonle to grant wastes which are or hereafter shall be brought into cultivation in the manor of Stonle, held by them in chief in frank almoin, to tenants willing to receive them for life or in free marriage or in fee tail; to hold of them at farm. By K.

April 3. Kenilworth.

Pardon to Robert de Stoke for acquiring in fee tail from William, sometime abbot of Stonle, 50 acres of assart in the manor of Stonle, held in chief of Edward I in frank almoin, at a rent of 6s. 8d. and entering therein without licence of that king or of the present king; and restitution of the same to him, with reversion to the abbot.

April 3. Kenilworth.

Licence for Robert Davy to enfeoff Robert son of Robert Davy and Joan his wife of the manor of Little Horstede, held in chief as of the honor of Laigle, as appears by inquisition made by William de Weston, escheator in the counties of Sussex &c. to hold to them and the heirs of the said Robert son of Robert.

April 4. Kenilworth.

Pardon to Thomas de Keldelyth of his outlawry in the county of York, for non-appearance before the king to satisfy him of what pertains to him for a trespass whereof he was convicted before the king on a plea of Henry son of Hugh; on condition that he surrender forthwith to the Marshalsea prison and satisfy the king for the said trespass and the said Henry of the damages adjudged to him herein.

April 8. Kenilworth.

Presentation of Hugh de Bardelby to the church of Wilye, in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield, in the king's gift by reason of the temporalities of the abbey of Préaux being in his hands.

April 6. Kenilworth.

Appointment, during pleasure, of William de Synythwayt to the custody of the chace of Wenslaydale, in the king's hands for certain causes, he taking for that custody as much as other keepers have had. By K.

Mandate to William de Felton to deliver the custody to him.

April 9. Sibstone.

Licence for Ebulo Lestrange and Alice his wife to enfeoff whomsoever they will of the manor of Aumbresbury, co. Wilts, all their lands in Holmere, co. Buckingham, some lands in the county of Stafford to the value of 40s., and some lands in the town of Boston to the value of 30s., held in chief, and for the feoffee to regrant the manor to them for their lives, with remainder to Hugh, son of Hugh le Despenser, earl of Winchester, and his heirs, and the other lands to the said Ebulo and Alice and the heirs of Ebulo. By p.s.

April 9. Sibstone.

Grant that the said Ebulo and Alice and the heirs and executors of Alice as regards the above alienation shall be exempt from those 20,000l. wherein she is bound to the king for certain causes, and that the premises, into whosoever hands they come, shall remain discharged thereof against the king, saving his action for the said 20,000l. as regards other lands in the hands of the said Alice if she make any alienations thereof contrary to the covenants made between the king and her. By p.s.

April 17. Kenilworth.

Presentation of Robert de Tauton to the church of Taustok, in the diocese of Exeter, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heir of William Martyn, tenant in chief. By K.

April 7. Kenilworth.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Robert de Dalton to the custody of the king's chaces of Blakeburnshire and of the forest between the Merse and Loon, he taking for that custody as much as other keepers have had. By K.

Mandate in pursuance to Henry le Scrop, justice of the forest beyond Trent.

April 6. Kenilworth.

Licence for Elizabeth, late the wife of Hugh de Lukcombe, tenant in chief, to marry whomsoever she will of the king's allegiance. By fine of 100s.

April 8. Kenilworth.

Respite, until a year after Whitsunday, to Richard de Boylond from taking up the arms of a knight. [Parl. Writs.] By K.

April 8. Kenilworth.

Pardon to William de Aldeburgh, chaplain, of his outlawry in the county of York for non-appearance before the king to answer touching a plea of trespass of William de Boyngton, parson of the church of Lokyngton; on condition that he surrender forthwith to the Marshalsea prison and stand his trial if the said William wishes to proceed against him.

April 4. Kenilworth.

Licence for the abbot and convent of Evesham to appropriate in mortmain the church of Ombresleye, in the diocese of Worcester, of their own advowson. By p.s.

April 10. Kenilworth.

Pardon to Nicholas de Kirkham for acquiring in fee, from Henry de la Pomeray, the manor of Asshecombe, held in chief of Edward I, and entering therein without licence; and licence for him to retain the same. By fine of 10l. Devon.

April 10. Kenilworth.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain by W. bishop of Exeter to the master and brethren of the hospital of St John the Baptist within the east gate of the city of Exeter, of 3 acres of land in Erniscombe and the advowson of the church of Erniscombe, and for the appropriation of the church by the master and brethren, to find chantries and maintain alms for the soul of the said bishop, and the souls of his ancestors and the faithful departed, according to his ordinance. By fine made at another time.

April 10. Kenilworth.

Grant for life at the request of Robert de Watevill to John de Pulteney, citizen of London, that he shall be quit of all tallages, aids, watches and contributions by reason of his lands or rents in the same city or elsewhere in the realm, saving due and accustomed prices to the king, that his goods shall not be taxed in respect of any future grant to the king by the commonalty of the city or other place, and that he shall not be put on assizes, juries or recognitions, or be made mayor, alderman, sheriff, escheator, coroner or other minister of the king in the city or elsewhere. By p.s.

April 12. Kenilworth.

Presentation of Richard de Baddeby to the vicarage of the church of Ardyngesthorn, in the diocese of Lincoln, in the king's gift by reason of the temporalities of the priory of St. Andrew, Northampton, being in his hands.

April 12. Kenilworth.

Pardon to Thomas de Hidyngham of his outlawry in the city of London for not prosecuting before the king a writ whereby he impleaded Simon de Okham of having abducted Petronilla his wife with his goods at London; on condition that he surrender forthwith to the Marshalsea prison before the king, to do and receive according to law and the custom of the realm.

April 15. Kenilworth.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Richard Dobyn, parson of the church of Buterleye, to the prior and Austin Friars of Lodelawe of 2½ acres of meadow in Lodelawe, adjoining their dwelling place on the south side, for the enlargement of such dwelling place. By K.

Respite, until Christmas, to John de Bibesworth, king's yeoman, from taking up the arms of a knight. [Parl. Writs.] By p.s.

MEMBRANE 13.

April 16. Kenilworth.

Pardon to Agnes late the wife of William de Burdeux of her waiver in the county of Hertford, for non-appearance before Geoffrey le Scrope and his fellows, justices of the king's Bench, to satisfy the king of the ransom due from her for not prosecuting an appeal laid by her before the said justices against William Rumbold, Reginald Rumbold, John le Beste, Geoffrey Fiz Basse, John le Poleter, Ralph son of William son of Ralph, Stephen Hammond, Robert de Benyngworth, Robert de Leyc[estre], Robert Mabile, John Leffyng, Hugh Meregerete, Edmund Pestour of Cantebrigg, Robert Litlebodi, John de la Haye, Peter de Cavendissh, John Andreu, Thomas Rithre of Trumpyngton, John Gose, Richard le Taillour, and Geoffrey de Heidenne, of the death of her husband, as appears by the record of the sheriff and coroners of the said county, which the king has caused to come before him; on condition that she surrender forthwith to the Marshalsea prison to satisfy him of her said ransom.

April 18. Kenilworth.

Presentation of Robert de Barton to a mediety of the church of Okeford Skellyng, in the diocese of Salisbury, in the king's gift by reason of the temporalities of the priory of Montacute being in his hands.

April 10. Kenilworth.

Licence for Thomas Wake of Lydel, king's kinsman, to enfeoff Henry de Lancastre, earl of Leycestre, Stephen de Swynnerton and Henry Picot of the castle and manor of Lydel, co. Cumberland, the manor of Merton, co. Westmoreland, and the manor of Langeton, co. York, held in chief with knights' fees, advowsons, and other appurtenances; and for them to regrant the same to him and Blanche his wife and his heirs. By K.

April 12. Kenilworth.

Inspeximus and confirmation of an indenture (in French) dated in the chapter of Evesham, 9 April, 1326, 19 Edward II, whereby William, abbot of Evesham, and the convent of that place, for benefits done to them and their house by Sir Hugh le Despenser, lord of Glamorgan, undertake to find for him, his heirs and assigns, a secular chaplain fit to sing mass and celebrate divine service daily in his castle of Hanle, co. Worcester, and to find for the said chaplain and a clerk assisting him reasonable sustenance, also books, vestments, chalices and other things pertaining to such chantry, except houses for their dwelling; for the performance whereof they bind themselves and their manor of Ombresleye for distress by the said Hugh and his heirs if the sustenance of the chantry be ever in arrear. By K. on the information of W. de Herlaston.

April 19. Kenilworth

Signification to H. bishop of Lincoln, of the royal assent to the election of Roger de Silby, canon of the house of Chaucombe, to be prior of that place, whereof the advowson is now in the king's hands by reason of the minority of the heir of Stephen de Segrave, tenant in chief. By K.

April 20. Kenilworth.

Licence until All Saints for the citizens of Hereford to dig stone in the forest of la Haye by Hereford and to carry it to Hereford for the repair of the walls and pavement thereof. By K.

Appointment, during pleasure, of John Danyel, to whom the king lately committed the custody of the castle and land of Radenore, which belong to Margaret, lady of Mortimer, of Wyggemore, as steward of the said castle and land and of the other lands of the said Margaret beyond the Severn towards Wales, with the same fee as other stewards have been accustomed to take; provided nevertheless that the said Margaret receive the issues of the castle and lands and pay the said John his fee. By K.

April 20. Kenilworth.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain to the prioress and convent of Cokhull by Robert de Somery of the advowson of the church of Bishampton; and for the appropriation of the church by the prioress and convent. By K.

April 20. Kenilworth.

The like to the abbot and convent of St. Albans by Roger de Essex and Alice his wife of a messuage and two shops in St. Albans, by Walter son of Ralph de Ellyngham and Alice his wife of 2 messuages and a shop there, and by Stephen de Tentebury of 5 acres of land there, held of the abbot and convent and worth 27s. 8d. a year, as appears by inquisition made by John de Bloumvyll, escheator in the counties of Hertford, &c., in part satisfaction of land and rent to the value of 100l. a year, which they have the king's licence to acquire.

April. 20. Kenilworth.

Presentation of Richard son of Ralph to the church of Athboy in the diocese of Meath. By K.

April 22. Kenilworth.

Protection with clause nolumus, for one year, for Bertrand Ferandi, parson of the church of Rothelaye.

April 24. Kenilworth.

Presentation of John de Hokesworth to the church of St. Margaret, Suthelmham, in the diocese of Norwich, in the king's gift by reason of the temporalities of the bishopric of Norwich being in his hands; directed to W. said to be bishop of Norwich.

April 23. Kenilworth.

Inspeximus and confirmation saving the right of the king and his heirs by reason of custody or other cause during the term of a writing (in French), dated at Chauton, on Saturday after 'Hokheday,' 19 Edward II, of John de Sancto Johanne of Basyng granting to Hugh de Sancto Johanne, his son, 100s. a year of free rent in the manor of Bromlegh, for 40 years from Midsummer last, to wit, 5 marks which Peres de Roches used to take in the said manor and 2½ marks a year by the hands of the grantor's tenants assigned to the said Hugh. Witnesses:—Sir John de Scures, John de Warblington, John de Ticheburn, and James de Norton, 'chevalers,' Richard atte Moine, Richard de Scures, William de Kenne, and others. By fine of 5 marks.

Presentation of William de Kenegrave to the church of Penros, in the diocese of Bangor.

April 23. Kenilworth.

Simple protection, for one year, for James le Botiller going to Ireland. By p.s.

The like for Thomas de Corbrigg, going in his company. By p.s.

April 26. Kenilworth.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Hugh de Meignyll to the bailiwick of the king's forest of Macklesfeld, to hold in the same manner as others have held that bailiwick before. By p.s.

April 25. Kenilworth.

Whereas W. bishop of Exeter, dwells in his bishopric which is for the most part in the more remote part of the realm and holds lands in divers counties at a great distance from himself and on that account is often impleaded by some scheming to put him to labour and expense in the courts of the king and others where on account of the distance he cannot sue and defend his business in person without great bodily peril, the king has granted to him that, for two years, Robert de Mosselegh and Ralph de Spek. whom he has attorned before the king in his place to sue and defend pleas for or against him, may make attorneys for this in the court of King's Bench, at their will. By K.

April 26. Kenilworth.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain to the prior and convent of Stone, in satisfaction of 13s. 4d. of the 20l. yearly of land and rent which they have the king's licence to acquire, of a messuage in Stone by each of the following: Thomas de Blessede, Sibyl de Cley, Hawise de Aston, Juliana late the wife of Roger le Smith, Hugh Rose, chaplain, William Bolour, chaplain, John de Berihull, Richard de Flittclegh, John de Brok, and Adam Lutemay, which are held of the prior and convent, as appears by inquisition made by John de Hampton, escheator in the counties of Stafford, &c.

April 1. Kenilworth.

Licence for Alice de la Hide of Everyngham to grant to Hugh, son of Hugh le Despenser, earl of Winchester, Eleanor his wife, and Gilbert their son, and the heirs of Gilbert, 40l. a year rent in Garthorp by Waltham, co. Leicester, held in chief, with the homages and services of William Brabazoun, and Thomas de Luton and Margery his wife, tenants of the said Alice there. By K.

April 28. Kenilworth.

Presentation of John de Hiche to the church of Deen, in the diocese of Lincoln, in the king's gift by reason of the late voidance of the abbey of Westminster.

Protection with clause nolumus for one year for Simon de Edibern of Dunstaple, vicar of the church of Suthgyvel.

MEMBRANE 12.

April 15. Kenilworth.

Safe-conduct, until Midsummer, for Manuel de Pezano, admiral of the king of Portugal, and Master Roderic Dominici, prior of Tongia, envoys of the said king to the king in England, returning home, and for the men in their company. [Fœdera.] By p.s.

April 16. Kenilworth.

Presentation of Bartholomew de Bradden' to the church of Bolewell, in the diocese of York.

April 25. Kenilworth.

Respite until Michaelmas to Walter de Hopton of the county of Salop from taking up the arms of a knight. By p.s.

The like to Robert Corbet of Morton. [Parl. Writs.] By the same writ.

April 16. Kenilworth.

Appointment of Thomas de Fetherstanhalgh to array all the fencible men of the liberties of Extildesham, Werk in Tyndale, the barony of Tyndale and the moor of Aldeston, to assess them to arms and lead them at the king's will or elsewhere as shall seem to the same Thomas to be most to the king's advantage, with power to punish any found rebellious in this behalf. [Parl. Writs.] By K.

April 15. Kenilworth.

Letters for the sub-prioress and convent of Bromhale of licence to elect a prioress in the room of Maud, deceased.

Writ of aid until Michaelmas for Godfrey de Rodham, king's clerk, charged by the steward of the household and the keeper of the wardrobe to purvey hay, oats, litter and other necessaries for the office of the marshalsea of the household, except in the fee of the church.

April 12. Kenilworth.

Licence, at the request of Hervey de Staunton, king's clerk, for the alienation in mortmain by Roger de Huntingfeld to the master and scholars of the house of St. Michael, Cantebrigge, of the advowson of the church of Bokesworth, held in chief; and for the master and scholars to appropriate the church. By K.

April 16. Kenilworth.

Licence for W. bishop of Exeter to acquire in mortmain land and rent, not held in chief, to the value of 10l. a year. By K.

Protection, for one year, for William de Meriet, merchant of Genoa, prosecuting his business in the king's court, as he fears danger in so doing.

Protection, with clause nolumus, for one year, for Master Robert de Haselshagh, warden of the king's exchange of the city of London.

Appointment, during pleasure, of Luke Walerand to enroll the purchases of silver in the above exchange, and to do other things affecting that office.

On the petition of William de Bucstede and Andrew Paynel, monks of the house of Farleghe (which is of the king's advowson by reason of the lands late of Humphrey de Bohun, earl of Hereford, being in his hands), coming to the king with letters of the sub-prior and convent announcing the cession of John de Fiscampo, the late prior, and reciting that in a composition made between the said earl and their priory, of the one part, and the prior and convent of Lewes of the other part, it is contained amongst other things that, upon voidance of the priory of Farleghe, messengers of the earl and his heirs with two monks of the said house shall come to Lewes and postulate from the prior of Lewes for a prior to be given to them, and the prior of Lewes shall nominate to the said messengers and two monks two fit persons for this of the house of Lewes or of Farleghe or other house of the Cluniac order, which messengers and monks shall take to them for prior the one of the said two persons whom they believe to be most fit, the king sends to the prior of Lewes his clerks, Robert de Bardelby, canon of Chichester, and Master William de Swanton, dean of Suthmallyng, as his messengers herein for the prior to do what pertains to him according to the said composition.

April 18. Kenilworth.

Pardon to Richard Melior of Wente for having been a rebel and an adherent of Roger Damory and other rebels. By K. on the information of W. de Herlaston.

April 15. Kenilworth.

Pardon to William de Side for having been a rebel and an adherent of rebels. By K. on the information of the same William.

April 17. Kenilworth.

Licence, at the request of Ralph Basset of Draiton, for the prior and convent of St. Martin's, Dover, to acquire in mortmain land and rent of their own fee to the value of 100s. a year. By p.s.

April 18. Kenilworth.

Pardon, for a fine made with the king by Walter de Pavely of Telesford, to the said Walter for having been a rebel and an adherent of rebels. By K.

April 20. Kenilworth.

Licence for Henry de Lancastre, earl of Leycestre, to grant to William son of Walter le Blount for life the manor of Langestoke, co. Southampton, held in chief; with reversion to the earl and his heirs. By K. on the information of W. de Herlaston.

April 26.Kenilworth.

Appointment of Thomas de Fetherstanhalgh to take seisin in the king's name of the peel and a moiety of the town of Staword, whereof Hugh de Louthre has enfeoffed the king by charter.

April 24. Kenilworth

Protection with clause nolumus for two years for Alan de Weybrede, parson of the church of Braundeston.

Feb. 13. West Dereham.

Licence for Robert de Monte Alto to enfeoff Master Henry de Clif', king's clerk, and Richard de la Rokele of the manor of Snetesham, and the hundred of Smethedon and his whole purparty of the 'tolbothe' of Lenne, held in chief, to hold with all knights' fees, fairs, markets, warrens, wreck of sea, liberties, free customs, and other appurtenances; and for the latter to regrant the same to the said Robert and Emma his wife and the heirs of the said Robert. By K.

April 30. Kenilworth.

Grant to Edmund Bacun of the custody of the lands late of Giles de Brewosa, to hold with knights' fees, advowsons and reversions during the minority of John his son and heir, with the marriage of the said John, or in case of his death, during the minority of Alexander his brother, with the marriage of Alexander.

The custody of these lands with the marriage of the heir was first granted to Robert son of Payn, now deceased, who sold it to the said Edmund Bacun, and after the death of Robert de Brewosa, brother and heir of Richard de Brewosa, son of the said Giles de Brewosa, who died a minor, the king seized the said lands into his hands, but on petition made on behalf of the said Edmund, who was then staying in Gascony on his service, the king, for the indemnity of Edmund and because of some doubtful points contained in his said letters, on the security which John Bacun and Adam Bacun, king's clerks, found in the chancery to answer for the issues of the said lands from the death of Richard de Brewosa in case it should be declared by the king and council that the said custody belonged to the king and not to the said Edmund by virtue of the grant aforesaid, caused the said issues from the time of the death of the said Richard to be delivered to the said John and Adam, saving to Katherine late the wife of the said Robert de Brewosa her dower of the said lands assigned to her by the king. Now on the instant supplication of the said Edmund and in consideration of his services the king has granted to him the custody as above and discharges the said John and Adam and their mainpernors in respect of the said security. By K.

April 30. Kenilworth.

Whereas the citizens of Norwich, are frequently molested touching liberties and exemptions granted to them by charters of the king's progenitors, confirmed by him, before divers of his justices and ministers in divers places where they cannot easily meet to defend the same and are unable on account of the distance to send to the chancery to make their attorneys, the king has granted that for three years John Yimme and Peter de Hakeford, whom the said commonalty has attorned before him in its place, shall be the attorneys of the commonalty to challenge, sue and defend such liberties, when necessary. By K.

They have like letters nominating John de Berneye and Roger de Causton as their attorneys for three years. [Parl. Writs.] By K.

May 2. Kenilworth.

James le Botiller of Ireland, going to Ireland, has letters nominating John de Alveton as his attorney two years.

MEMBRANE 11.

April 28. Kenilworth.

Inspeximus of a writing of Jordan, sometime abbot of Mont S. Michel, and the convent of that place in these words:—Universis Christi fidelibus ad quos presens scriptum pervenerit Jordanus miseratione divina abbas et conventus Montis Sancti Michaelis de Periculo Maris salutem in omnium Salutari (sic). Noverit universitas vestra nos dedisse et concessisse Jordano de Bodeleia pro homagio suo et servicio unam partem de dominico nostro apud Bodeleiam, scilicet unum ferlingum terre et quartem partem unius ferlingi terre ad Todewelle et circa Todewelle, cum omnibus fontibus integre sicut jossatum dividit versus terram de Karsbroch et Adheling et le Swelet, cum jaoneto circa, quod pertinet ad dominicum; et sciendum est quod hec jacent ita simul quod nemo aliquid interhabet, sicut divisio circumcingit, scilicet, via de Woldsplot ex una parte et terre hominum de manerio ex aliis partibus; et unam monticulam ultra Cnollam que est pertinens ad eaudem terram, et terram ultra boscum, que jacet inter terram de Dalediz et boscum, et ita usque ad magnam viam sicut fossatum intus cingit, et quandam viam per medium boscum ad conducenda animalia sua per medium Fughelescumb et ultra usque ad Montanam et la Lege, et efnet (sic). et bruscham, que incipit ad Luspath sicuti predicta via de Fughelescumb et ultra versus predictum fossatum dividit a magno boscho ex una parte et magnam viam, que jacet juxta boscum Poher, et terram de Bodeleia, ex altera parte, et viam de Luspathe ex tercia parte; et unum curtillum in villa de Saltre quod jacet juxta curtillum domine Marie et pratum subtus Forde, quod vocatur Finedhemede; et preterea dimidium ferlingum terre apud Cnollam, quam Godwinus tenuit, et aliud dimidium ferlingum terre apud Forde, quam Aelwardus et Martinus tenuerunt, cum omnibus pertinenciis suis, et unam placeam in latere mercati de Sidemua ad dexteram sicut itur a mercato ad ecclesiam Sancti Egidii, que scilicet fuit quondam Walteri Molendinarii, et unam acram terre ad eandem placeam pertinentem et unam placeam selde in mercato, et quando ad molendinum nostrum venerit prius molet post bladum inventum in tremeia, nisi forte bladum nostrum ibi fuerit; concessimus eciam ei omnem liberam et rationabilem communiam in boschis, in planis, in morris, in montanis, et in pascuis, et omnem libertatem, per totam terram nostram, in omnibus rebus rationabilibus sicuti libero homini nostro, sine omni occasione et exactione, et finem relevationis sue quinque solidos tantum et illos in misericordia. Pro hac vero donatione et concessione dedit nobis predictus Jordanus tresdecim solidos Turonensium annui redditus in Normannia competenter assessos et unum in recognitionem et tantum nobis insuper fecit quod ei omnia predicta garantizare debebimus. Hec igitur omnia integre concessimus et sigillo nostro confirmavimus ei et heredibus suis, habenda et tenenda de nobis feodaliter et hereditarie, libere et quiete, pro decem solidis et uno denario sterlingorum reddendis inde nobis annuatim, videlicet ad Pascha quinque solidis et obolo, et ad festum Sancti Michaelis quinque solidis et obolo, pro omnibus servitiis et querelis. Preterea confirmavimus dicto Jordano terram quam avunculus suus ei dedit pro homagio suo et servitio suo de terra quam de nobis apud Bodeleiam, scilicet la Niwehaie et la Sladlande, cum communi pasturi integre et quiete ipsi, et cuicumque illam voluerit jure hereditario tenendam conferre, tenendam, de avunculo sno et heredibus suis in feodo et hereditarie, libere et quiete, reddendo ei annuatim sex denarios pro omni servicio. Hanc donationem et concessionem eidem Jordano avunculus suus carta sua confirmavit et recognitionem recepit, et nos eidem Jordano presenti carta idem confirmamus et confirmationem sigillo nostro roboramus. Actum publice apud Montem anno Gracie millesimo ducentesimo decimo. Teste Capitulo. And confirmation of the foregoing to Ralph de Todewille, kinsman and heir of the said Jordan de Bodeleia, and his heirs. By fine of 20s. Devon.

April 20. Kenilworth.

Protection with clause volumus, for one year, for Master John de Hildesle, parson of the church of Thyngden, going beyond seas on the king's service. By K.

The like for the following, going with him:—

Geoffrey de Hildesle.

John de Henle.

The said Master John has letters nominating Robert de Hemmyngburgh and Edmund de Hildesle as his attorneys for one year. By testimony of the said John.

April 24. Kenilworth.

Pardon to Nicholas de Bruntoft of his outlawry in the county of Norfolk for nonappearance before the king to answer touching a plea of trespass of William de Neuton and John de Refham, on condition that he surrender to the Marshalsea prison before the king and stand his trial if they will proceed against him.

The like to the following :—

Richard Walkere.

John de Nesbit.

John Plaisfote.

John Arthurgh.

Thomas de Bruntoft.

Richard atte Boure.

Robert Dybil.

Peter de Esyngton.

William Gerveys.

Robert de Malteby.

William de Nesbit.

Elias Bocher.

John Belle.

Richard Barkere.

Thomas Bruet.

Roger de Goswyk.

Walter Maggessone.

William Cutberd.

William le Warner.

William Gilberd.

Nicholas Tommesone.

Eustace Bocher.

John Boweman.

John de Trendon (sic).

Robert Warde.

William de Seton.

Thomas Warde.

William Warde.

Thomas de Nesbit.

Henry de Chippestowe.

Thomas le Cok.

Nicholas le Goldsmyth.

Richard Birilot.

John de Haukesle.

John son of Thomas.

William de Gretham.

Thomas de Wolston.

Gilbert atte Ferie of Hertilpol.

John de Stocholt.

Adam Huget.

Robert Barkere.

Gilbert de Gretham.

John de Thorston.

Hugh de Bykerys.

Nicholas Warner.

Stephen Warde.

Simon Skoule.

April 21. Kenilworth.

Presentation of Thomas de Braiton to the church of Ouston, in the diocese of York. By K.

April 28. Kenilworth.

Licence for Roger Rouhaut to enfeoff Richard de Rogous and William de Yornecoumbe of the manor of Aston Rouhaut, co. Oxford, held in chief as of the honor of Walingford, and for them to regrant the same to him and Eleanor, daughter of Richard Lovel, and the heirs male of their bodies, with remainder to his right heirs.

May 1. Hayles.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain by William de Bathonia, parson of Baggeburgh, to the dean and chapter of St. Andrew's, Wells, of a messuage 70 feet long by 20 feet broad, in Welles, and of the reversion of a messuage there held for life by Robert le Sadeler and Alice his wife, in augmentation of the maintenance of a chaplain to celebrate divine service daily in the church of St. Andrew, Wells, for the souls of the said William and his ancestors. By fine of 1 mark. Somerset.

April 30. Kenilworth.

Licence in consideration of a fine made by William de Fissheburn, for Roger Papilon to grant to the said William, Robert de la Houke, and Alice de Bradebrigge, a messuage, a mill, 50 acres of land and 1½ acres of meadow in Boseham, held in chief, to hold to them and the heirs begotten of the body of Alice, with remainder to the right heirs of William. By fine of 30s.

May 1. Hayles.

Presentation of Master Benedict de Scapeia, parson of the church of Little Hardres in the diocese of Canterbury, to the church of Quenden, in the diocese of London, on an exchange of benefices with William Sporoun.

May 1. Hayles.

Protection with clause rolumus for two years for Master Henry de Clif', parson of the church of Mold, constantly attendant upon the king's service.

May 3. Hayles.

Licence, in consideration of a fine made by Stephen le Gardiner of Rikemeresworth and Agnes his wife, for John de Haustede to enfeoff them of 2 messuages, 25 acres of land, and 1 acre of meadow in Passenham, held in chief. By fine of 1 mark. Northampton.

April 20. Kenilworth.

Pardon to Robert de Burton for acquiring in fee from William de la Bruere, chaplain, a messuage and 4½ bovates of land in Pidseburton in Holdernesse held in chief as of the honor of Albemarle, and entering therein without licence; and licence for him to retain the same with remainders to Henry de Burton, his brother, and the heirs of his body and to the right heirs of Robert.

Pardon to Alice late the wife of John Gilt of Hedon of the trespass which she and the said John committed in acquiring to them and the heirs of John from Henry le Taillour and Beatrice his wife, 11 acres of land in Preston in Holdernesse, held in chief as of the honor of Albemarle, and entering therein without licence, and licence for her to retain the same to her and the heirs of John.

May 1. Hayles.

Protection with clause nolumus, for one year, for Robert de Barton, parson of a mediety of the church of Okford Skellyng.

May 9. Cirencester.

Mandate to William de Weston, escheator in the counties of Surrey, Sussex, Kent, Middlesex and in the city of London, to deliver the temporalities of the priory of Bromhale to Margery de Fouleston, late subprioress of the same place, whose election as prioress has been confirmed by R. bishop of Salisbury, and who has done fealty to the king. By p.s.

The like to Richard le Waite, escheator in Wilts and other counties.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants.

May 9. Cirencester.

Protection with clause nolumus, for one year, for Richard Councedieu.

May 12. Gloucester.

Pardon to Richard Cokes of Coulesdon (sic), for the death of John le Palmer at Benyngworth, as it appears by the record of Robert de Aston and John de Heyford, justices lately assigned to deliver the gaol of the castle of Worcester that he killed him in self-defence.

Writ of aid for one year to the sheriffs of the counties of Cornwall and Devon and all bailiffs and ministers in those counties for Walter de Horseham and Hugh ap Ithil, whom Richard de Wygornia, king's clerk, warden of the king's mine of Birlound, is sending to select workmen in those counties for the works of the mine and to bring them to the said works, to bring back those who have withdrawn from the works, and to take carriage for the said mine at the king's expense, as has been done hitherto.

MEMBRANE 10.

April 30. Stratford-on-Avon.

Licence for the prior and convent of Kenilworth to acquire in mortmain land and rent of their own fee to the value of 10 marks a year. By p.s.

They have full satisfaction thereof.

April 26.Kenilworth.

Grant to the subprior and convent of Coventre that on the next voidance of their priory they shall have the custody thereof for the time of the voidance with all things pertaining to the priory, and which could pertain to the king if he retained the custody in his hands, so that no escheator or bailiff shall intermeddle therein in any wise, with this exception that at the beginning of the voidance he shall take one simple seisin in the king's name within the gate and that taken withdraw at once without carrying away anything, not staying there on account of that seisin beyond one day, or substituting anyone there in his place. Saving to the king, knights' fees and advowsons of churches, wardships and marriages of free tenants of the priory. By p.s.

May 1. Hayles.

Whereas Henry de Edelmeton, sometime citizen of London in his last will bequeathed in mortmain 6 marks of rent issuing out of his houses in Milkestrete, in the parish of St. Mary Magdalen, London (which houses were sometime of John de Coudres, and extend to Wodestrete), for the maintenance of a chaplain to celebrate divine service daily in the church of All Hallows, Honylane, London, for his soul and the souls of his ancestors and the faithful departed, without licence obtained from the late or present king, and the said houses have now come into the hands of Alice late the wife of Thomas Sely, and the rent has been taken into the king's hands on account of the said trespass; the king of his special grace has pardoned the trespass herein, and has granted that the houses shall remain charged with the rent for the support of the chantry.

May 2. Hayles.

Protection and safe-conduct for one year for Raymond Guillelmi de la Fayr, king's merchant, of Gascony, coming to the realm with goods and merchandise.

May 2. Hayles.

Licence for the abbot and convent of Evesham to acquire in mortmain land and rent, not held in chief, to the value of 10l. a year. By p.s.

April 28. Kenilworth.

Grant to Eleanor wife of Hugh le Despenser, the king's niece, of the king's estate in the goods late of Alan de Newenham, lately indicted before the king at Warwick of divers felonies, and afterwards upon examination before the king committed to the prison of the bishop of that place according to his privilege of clergy, on account whereof his goods have been taken into the king's hands. By p.s.

May 5. Purton (Pirton.)

Protection, until Michaelmas, for Raymond de Spinau, master of the king's ship called La Seinte George de Bayone, whom the king is sending to Norfolk for some business enjoined on the said Raymond by him; with power to him to select as many mariners as are necessary for the said ship at the king's wages. By p.s.

May 2. Hayles.

Licence for John son of Edmund Everard and Alice his wife to enfeoff Edmund son of Edmund Everard of the manor of Brodewyndesore, co. Dorset, held in chief, and for the latter to regrant the same to them and the heirs of their bodies with remainder to the right heirs of the said John. By fine of 10l.

April 20. Kenilworth.

Pardon to Margery late the wife of Robert de Botheby of the trespass of her and her said husband in acquiring to them and the heirs of Robert from Walter de Kelk the manor of Cameryngton, held in chief as of the honor of Albemarle and entering therein without licence; and licence for her to retain the same.

Pardon to Matthew Warde for acquiring in fee simple from Nicholas Warde, a bovate of land in Tunstall in Holdernesse, held in chief as of the honor of Albemarle, and entering therein without licence; with licence for him to keep it.

May 1. Hayles.

Presentation of Nicholas Vigrous, parson of the church of Broxholm, in the diocese of Lincoln, to the church of Wilingham St. Mary, in the diocese of Norwich, on an exchange of benefices with William de Sutton.

Feb. 18. Barnwell.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Stephen de Graveshende, bishop of London, in part satisfaction of the licence granted by letters patent for him to alienate land to the value of 18l. a year for the maintenance of the ministers of the church of St. Paul, London, and for obits, &c., of 140 acres of land in Plumbergh, co. Essex, held of the said bishop, of the value of 46s. 8d. yearly, as appears by inquisition made by John de Blomvill, escheator in the counties of Essex, &c., to the abbot and convent of St. Osyth's, to find two chaplains to celebrate divine service daily in the said church of St. Paul, for the good estate of the king and his children, for his soul when he is dead and for the souls of his progenitors, kings of England, and of Richard de Gravesende, uncle of the said Stephen, and for the soul of the said Stephen when he is dead, and the souls of the faithful departed.

Feb. 18. Barnwell.

Whereas William de Lelom, father of William son of William de Lelom, who is his heir, acquired in fee from Peter de Malo Lacu, deceased, a messuage, 50 acres of land and 20 acres of meadow in Eggeton, held in chief of Edward I, and entered therein without licence of that king, and the said William son of William acquired in fee from Peter son of Peter de Malo Lacu 11 acres of land in the same town, and entered therein without licence of the present king, and so the said William son of William now holds the messuage and lands; the king for a fine made by the latter has pardoned the trespasses herein and granted that he may retain the same. By fine of 20s.

May 8. Marlborough.

Grant, at the request of Thomas, earl of Norfolk and marshal of England, the king's brother, and of Alice his wife, to Joan Jermye, sister of the said countess, of the marriage of John son and heir of John Lovel, tenant in chief, the king's ward. By p.s.

May 1. Hayles.

Protection, for one year, for John, bishop of Meath, and for his men, lands, and possessions.

May 12. Gloucester.

The prior of Llanthony Prima in Wales, staying in England, has letters nominating John son of William, and Thomas son of David, as his attorneys in Ireland for two years.

May 2. Hayles.

Brother Henry de Bedeford, master of the hospital of St. Thomas the Martyr of Canterbury of Acon, staying in England, has letters nominating Ralph de Coumbe, brother of the said hospital, as his attorney in Ireland for two years.

May 13. Gloucester.

Grant, for the good service which Simon de Mountbreton has done to the king, that Isabel late the wife of William de Brewosa, tenant in chief, may marry him, if she will, on condition that if she will not, she shall remain the king's widow, in the state wherein she is now, and may not marry any other without his licence. By p.s.

May 12. Gloucester.

Appointment of John de Weston, constable of the Tower of London, in the counties of Kent and Essex, to keep the scrutiny of all letters brought from or taken to foreign parts in all places on the coast of the Thames between London and Graveshende and in that town, as the king understands that very many such letters have been brought in clandestinely in places other than those where ships usually call and that the commissioners formerly appointed have been negligent in their duty. [Fœdera.] By K.

Pardon to Eva la Bruchere of her waiver in the county of Wilts for nonappearance before John le Butiller of Lanultyt, and his fellows, justices assigned to hear and determine a trespass against William Aylemer, parson of the church of Dadynton, by her and others, to answer touching the said trespass, on condition that she surrender forthwith to prison in the said county and stand her trial if the said William will proceed against her.

May 15. Gloucester.

Grant, to Thomas de Gayregrave, king's clerk, of the wardenship of the hospital of St. Mary Magdalen, Skipton in Cravene.

Mandate to John de Rithre, keeper of the castle and honor of Skipton in Cravene, to induct him into corporal possession of the hospital.

MEMBRANE 9.

May 10. Cirencester.

Appointment of Hugh de Courtenay, John de Bello Campo of Somersete and Peter de Ovedale as captains and principal surveyors in the counties of Cornwall and Devon of the arrays of men at arms, mounted or foot, as well as of knights and others and to amend any defects therein by the advice of Walter, bishop of Exeter; with power to remove arrayers and appoint fresh ones and to punish rebellious persons; and they are to lead the levies of men between fifteen and sixty against any foe that may land in those parts and to select from the men at arms mounted or foot sufficient men to guard the county and a certain number to go on the king's service for the defence of the realm. And in all hundreds and liberties such arrayers and leaders are to be appointed who are not suspected by the king. [Parl. Writs.] By K.

The like of the following in the following counties :—

Thomas, earl of Norfolk, marshal of England, in Lincoln, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridge, Huntingdon, Essex and Hertford, by advice of bishops of Ely and London.

Writ of aid for him directed to Thomas Bardolf and John Darci. By K.

David de Strabolgi, earl of Athol, and Ralph Basset of Draiton in Kent, Surrey and Sussex, by advice of the archbishop of Canterbury the bishop of Chichester. Vacated because otherwise below.

Hugh le Despenser, earl of Winchester, in Southampton, Wilts, Somerset, Dorset and Gloucester, by advice of the bishops of the Winchester, Bath and Wells, and Salisbury. Vacated because otherwise below.

Edmund, earl of Arundel, in Wales.

The same, in Salop, Stafford and Hereford, by advice of the bishop of Chester.

John de Warenna, earl of Surrey, in York, Northumberland, Cumberland, Westmoreland, Lancaster, Nottingham and Derby, by advice of Simon Warde, John de Wysham and John de Felton. By K.

Writ of aid for him directed to the said Simon, John, and John singly. [Parl. Writs.]

May 10. Cirencester.

Commission to David de Strabolgi, earl of Athol, and Ralph Basset of Draiton to be captains and principal supervisors of the array in Kent, Surrey and Sussex, by advice of the said archbishop and bishop.

The like to the above earl in Southampton, Wilts, &c., by advice of the bishops named above. [Parl. Writs.]

May 30. Saltwood.

Licence, for the alienation in mortmain by Galwan de Thweng, parson of the church of Lithum to the abbot and convent of Whiteby, in satisfaction of 100s. of the 20l. yearly of land and rent, which they have the king's licence to acquire, of a messuage, 6 tofts, 10 bovates and 8 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow, 160 acres of wood, 12s. 6d. of rent and a moiety of a toft in Dunsle, held of the abbot and convent, as appears by inquisition made by Simon de Grymmesby, escheator in the counties of York.

June 1. Saltwood.

Presentation of John de Foxton to the vicarage of the church of Caresbrok, in the diocese of Winchester, in the king's gift by reason of the temporalities of the abbey of Lyre being in his hands.

May 28. Chartham.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain by John Lok and Roger de Boyvill to the prior and convent of Kenilworth of the manor of Patleshull, co. Stafford, held of the priory, and of the value of 9 marks, as appears by inquisition made by John de Hampton, escheator, to hold as of the value of 10 marks yearly in full satisfaction of the land and rent to that value, which the king has granted licence for them to acquire.

May 26. Otford.

Exemption, for five years, at the request of Robert de Watevyll, of William de Ardern from being put upon assizes, juries, inquisitions or recognitions. By p.s.

May 25. Croydon.

Pardon to Henry de Sancto Licio of the county of Notingham and Ada late the wife of Gerard de Chauncy, tenant in chief, for intermarrying without the king's licence. By C. and by fine of 20l.

June 3. Saltwood.

Peregrine de Controno, merchant, going beyond seas, has letters nominating Pancius de Controno and Ascelinus Simonet[ti] as his attorneys in England for one year.

MEMBRANE 8.

May 1. Kenilworth.

Mandate to the mayor of the city of Loundres to cause the following ordinances made by the king and council [touching the staple] to be published and observed in their city and bailiwick:—

[The terms of these ordinances are set forth in the Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1 Edward III, pp. 98-99, but the scribe of Edward III made one clerical error. On p. 99 line 4 for 'forty' read 'fifteen.']

The like to all sheriffs of England and to mayors and bailiffs and others underwritten:—

The mayor and bailiffs of:—

Newcastle on Tyne.

York.

The city of Lincoln.

The city of Norwich.

Aysperton.

The city of Winchester.

The city of Excestre.

Bristuit.

Salopbirs.

The city of Divelin.

Kaermerdyn.

Kaerdif.

Lostwithiel.

Treureu.

Droghda.

Cork.

John Darci, justice of Irlande.

Ralph Basset, warden of the castle of Dovre and of the Cinque Ports.

Edmund, earl of Arundel, justice of Wales.

The bailiffs of Sandwiz. French.

May 18. Marlborough.

Safe conduct and protection for William archbishop of Vienne and Hugh bishop of Orange, envoys of the pope first to France and next to England on matters touching the king and the queen, on condition that they carry no letters of excommunication or other things prejudicial to the king or the realm. French. [Fœdera.]

May 10. Gloucester.

Grant for life to Richard de Potesgrave, king's chaplain, of the wardenship of the hospital of Newenton in Holdrenesse. By p.s.

Writ de intendendo to the brethren and sisters of the hospital.

May 19. Marlborough.

Presentation of Master Walter de Pembrugge to the church of Fulbek, in the diocese of Lincoln, in the king's gift by reason of the lands late of John de Britannia, earl of Richemund, being in his hands. By p.s.

May 19. Marlborough.

Pardon to Adam de Pilton for having been an adherent of the king's enemies. By p.s.

May 27. Croydon.

Protection for one year for servants of the master of the hospital of St. Bartholomew, Smethefeld, London, in carrying crops, victuals and timber from his manors of Hatfeld, Wakering, Reinham, and Dounham, co. Essex, and Alrichesbiri, co. Middlesex, to the hospital by land or water.

May 7. Marlborough.

Licence for John de Stourton to enfeoff William de Clopton of the manor of Hyngeston, co. Cambridge, held in chief, and for the latter to regrant the same to the said John and Alice his wife and the heirs of the said John. By p.s.

May 17. Ogbourn.

Pardon to Geoffrey son of Henry de Ditton of his abjuration of the realm for the death of William Crud, mariner, on condition that he surrender forthwith to prison and stand his trial if the king or any other will proceed against him. By p.s.

May 15. Cubberley.

Grant to the abbot and convent of Langele that the grant made by them at the king's request to Peter Donemou of sustenance for life in their house, shall not prejudice them as a precedent. By p.s.

May 17. Marlborough.

Grant for life to John Warenna, earl of Surrey, in consideration of his quitclaim to the king of his castles, manors, towns and lands, with knights' fees, advowsons, reversions, franchises and other things, in the county of York, in his manors and towns of Staunford and Grantham, co. Lincoln, to wit, whatever he had in demesnes, lordships and services in these counties, and by way of acting graciously towards him, of the castles, towns and manors of Conyngesburgh and Sandale, and the manors of Wakefeld, Souresby, Bratthewell, Fisshelak, Dewesbury and Halifax, and all other lands late of the earl in the county of York, before they came to the king's hands, except the manors of Thorne and Haitfeld, to hold for life with knights' fees, reversions, advowsons, homages and other services of free tenants, villeins with their villenages, chattels and issues, fairs, markets, warrens, chaces, parks, woods, stews, stanks, marshes, fisheries, feedings, pastures, wapentakes, liberties and other appurtenances, in the same manner as before they came to the king's hands, with reversion to the king. By K. and p.s.

Membrane 8 (Schedule).

May 27. Maidstone.

Mandate to Richard de Mosele, king's clerk, to deliver the said castles, towns, manors and lands, which are in his custody, to the earl. By K. and p.s.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants. By K. and the same writ.

May 25 Croydon.

Licence for John de Monte Alto to enfeoff Richard de Warmynton, clerk, and Hugh de Monte Alto of the manor of Magna Crauford, except 4 messuages, 52 acres of land, and 1 acre of meadow, which manor is held in chief as of the honor of Christchurch Twynham, and for the latter to regrant the same to the said John for life, with remainders to John Frelond and Agnes his wife and the heirs of their bodies, and to the right heirs of the grantor.

MEMBRANE 7.

May 14. Gloucester.

Signification to the archbishop of Tuam of the royal assent to the election of Master John, dean of Kilmacduagh, to be bishop of that place. By p.s.

Power to John Darci, justiciary of Ireland, after the person elected has been confirmed by the diocesan, to take his fealty and restore to him the temporalities, after first receiving from him letters patent sealed with his own seal and the seal of his chapter, that this grace is of the king's mere liberality and is not to be drawn into a precedent. By the same writ.

May 12. Gloucester.

Confirmation to the master and brethren of the lepers' hospital of St. Sepulchre, Hedon, of a number of grants by private persons, which are not dated or set out in full. By fine of 20s.

May 2. Hayles.

Whereas Roger son of Thomas le Brun of Wetheringsete, lately indicted of the receiving of William 'of the Hull' of Thornedon indicted of the death of Agnes late the wife of William Coleman in the county of Suffolk, and for that cause imprisoned in the king's gaol of Estderham, afterwards broke from that gaol and escaped, and has now been retaken and delivered against to the said gaol; the king has pardoned him for breaking out and escaping on condition that before he be delivered from the said prison he stand his trial for the receiving and all other things whereof he is indicted. By p.s.

May 12. Gloucester.

Pardon to Peter de Barewe of Barton for acquiring in fee a messuage, 2½ bovates of land and 20 acres of meadow in Barton, and to the said Peter and Isabel his wife and Robert their son for acquiring for their lives 2 tofts, 2 bovates of land, and 10 acres of meadow there, from Henry de Bello Monte, who held the same in chief, and entering therein without licence, and licence for them to retain the same. By fine of 1 mark. Lincoln.

May 17. Marlborough.

Whereas the king by charter granted to John de Warenna, earl of Surrey, his kinsman, the castle and town of Reygate, and the manors of Dorkyng and Bechesworth, co. Surrey, the castle and town of Lewes and the manors of Cokefeld, Cleiton, Dichening, Mechyng, Peccham, Brightelmeston, Rottingden, Houndeden, Northese, Radmeld, Kimer, Middelton, Alington, Worth and Picoumbe, and the towns of Iford, Pidinghowe and Seford, co. Sussex, and all other manors, hamlets and lands in those counties, and the castles of Dinarsbran and Holt (de castro Leonis), the lands of Bromfeld, Yal and Wrightesham, in Wales, which the earl had quit-claimed to the king by charter, to hold to the earl according to a certain form contained in the said charter; and whereas the earl has now quit-claimed the premises to the king, to wit, whatever he had in the said counties of Wales, in demesnes, lordships and services, with knights' fees, reversions, advowsons, regalities, homages and other services of free tenants, &c.—although by the earl's charter the reversion of the premises would in any case belong to the king, the king, wishing to act graciously towards the earl, and in consideration of the earl's quit-claim and warranty to the king of all his castles, towns, manors and lands in the counties of York and Lincoln, has granted to the earl and Joan his wife, all the said premises in the counties ef Surrey and Sussex and in Wales, to hold to them and the heirs male of his body with knights' fees, advowsons, regalities, &c., to hold by the same services as were due before the said quit-claims, with remainder to Edmund earl of Arundel and Alesia his wife, and Richard son of the same earl and Isabel his wife and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the right heirs of the said earl of Surrey, notwithstanding that the reversion of the premises might belong to the king as aforesaid. But the king is not willing nor does he intend that by the said grant he or his heirs shall be bound to warranty of the premises or be held to make any value of them or any part thereof to any person. By K. and by p.s.

May 26. Maidstone.

Appointment of Robert de Eseden to receive in the king's name seisin of the premises in the counties of Surrey and Sussex. By K. and by the same writ.

MEMBRANE 6.

May 27. Maidstone.

Mandate to the said Robert de Eseden to deliver the same to the said earl and Joan his wife, with the armour, victuals and goods in the said castles, and the issues received by him, and with the knights' fees, advowsons, regalities, &c. By K. and by p.s.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants. By K. and by the same writ.

May 26. Maidstone.

Appointment of Alexander de Chavyngton to receive seisin in the king's name of the castles of Dinarsbran and Holt, and of the lands of Bromfeld, Yal and Wrightesham in Wales, with knights' fees, &c., granted to the king as above. By K. and by p.s.

May 27. Maidstone.

Mandate to the same to deliver these to the earl and Joan his wife. By K. and the same writ.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants. By K. and by the same writ.

June 9. Sturry.

Mandate to Roger Mauduyt, keeper of the castles, manors and lands late of Robert de Umframvill, earl of Anegos, tenant in chief, which are in the king's hands by reason of the minority of the heir, to let the said manors and lands to farm for four years, and to certify the treasurer and barons of the Exchequer of what he does herein. By K.

June 4. Saltwood.

Pardon to John Baker of Craule, of his outlawry in the county of Sussex for nonappearance before the king to answer touching a plea of trespass of William Petyt of Craule, on condition that he surrender forthwith to the prison of the Marshalsea before the king and stand his trial if the said William will proceed against him. By K.

June 6. Saltwood.

Pardon with like condition to Thomas de Cokeworthy of his outlawry in the county of York for nonappearance before the king to answer touching an appeal of William de Lynlegh of the death of William le Bakere, brother of the said William. By p.s.

May 29. Chartham.

Pardon to John de Sothull of this that he was an adherent of some rebels against the king and was against him at the siege of Tikhull. By p.s.

Apl. (sic) 14. Pontefract.

The like to Robert Poun of this that he was an adherent of Humphrey de Bohun, late earl of Hereford, a rebel. By K.

May 26. Otford.

Safe-conduct until Christmas for Thomas Springat, king's mariner, whom the king is sending to the parts of Poitou for the delivery of a ship of the king's called la Seintecroiz of London, arrested at Colet by Gerard Chaboiz, knight, and to bring it with the salt and goods in it which the king caused to be purveyed there for the stocking of his castles; and with power to the said Thomas, when the ship is delivered to him, to take from the king's ships or others of his power one mariner to bring the above ship to the realm. By K.

June 2. Saltwood.

Presentation of John de Paxton, parson of the church of Whitington, in the diocese of Lincoln, to the church of Offord Cluny, in the diocese of Ely, in the king's gift by reason of the temporalities of the abbey of Cluny being in his hands; on an exchange of benefices with Hugh de Berbireio.

June 3. Saltwood.

Grant to Ralph le Blount, king's clerk, of the prebend of Undredon in the free chapel of Bruggenorth. By K.

Mandate in pursuance to the dean and chapter of the said chapel.

June 5. Saltwood.

Presentation of Richard de Kenebrok to the church of Goldhangre, in the diocese of London, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heir of Philip de Hevenyngham, tenant in chief. By K.

Presentation of Ralph de Gatesbury to the church of Okham, in the diocese of Winchester, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the lands of Hugh Daudele the younger, which are in the king's hands. By K.

June 6. Saltwood.

Pardon, at the request of William, archbishop of Vienne and of Hugh, bishop of Orange, envoys of the pope, to John de Crumbwell, knight, whom the king sent beyond seas on his affairs, for not returning at the king's command; with restitution of his lands and goods, which had been taken into the king's hands on account of the premises; on condition that he return to England in a fortnight. By K.

April 29. Kenilworth.

Pardon, at the request of James le Botiller of Ireland to Walter Arnald for the death of Adam Lovel, whereof he is indicted in Ireland, on condition that he stand his trial in the king's court if anyone wishes to proceed against him. By p.s.

May 28. Charing.

The like to John Bele of Pontefract of his outlawry in the county of York for nonappearance before the king to answer touching a plea of trespass of Thomas de Fournivall, on condition that he surrender to the prison of the Marshalsea before the king and stand his trial if the said Thomas will proceed against him. By p.s.

May 26. Oxford.

The like to William son of Henry le Carpenter of Haidok of any outlawry for non-appearance in the king's court to answer touching an indictment of the death of Robert Ryngotherose, on condition that he surrender forthwith to the prison of the county where he was outlawed and stand his trial if anyone wishes to proceed against him at the suit of the king or another. By p.s.

May 30. Bishopsbourn.

Grant to John, bishop of Ely, of the marriage of the son and heir of William de Mountgomery, tenant in chief, a ward in the king's custody. By p.s.

June 1. Saltwood.

Safe-conduct until St. Peter's Chains for Master John de Florencia, coming from the parts of Holand and Seland to the king, his men and goods. By K.

June 9. Sturry.

The like for Bonacursus de Friscobaldis, coming from beyond seas to the king.

June 2. Saltwood.

Protection with clause nolumus, for one year, for Gerard de Biole, burgess of Southampton, merchant, born of the duchy.

June 10. Sturry.

Pardon to John de Stradebrok of his outlawry in the counties of Bedford and Huntingdon for non-appearance before the king to answer touching an appeal of mahem by John Hardyng of Dodyngton; on condition that he surrender forthwith to the prison of the Marshalsea before the king and stand his trial if the said John wishes to proceed against him.

MEMBRANE 5.

June 3. Saltwood.

Prorogation, at the request of the burgomasters, échevins, and consuls of the town of Bruges, of the meeting with the envoys of the towns of Bruges, Ghent, Ypres and other towns in Flanders touching a treaty of peace to be made between the men and merchants of the realm and those of Flanders, appointed to be held on Ascension Day last, until the Decollation of St. John the Baptist.

The like of the truce with Flanders, already extended for a year from last Easter, for another year after next Easter. [Fœdera.]

June 3. Saltwood.

Protection and safe-conduct, during pleasure, for William le Deakne of Bruges, his wife and household, and his men coming to the realm with merchandise. By K.

The like for one year for Simon Reremostier, coming to the king from Flanders. By K.

The like, for one year, for Walter Lesculeer. By K.

June 3. Saltwood.

Mandate to sheriffs and others to arrest any persons prosecuting appeals in derogation of the king's right of presentation to the church of Deen, in the diocese of Lincoln, in his gift by reason of the temporalities of the abbey of Westminster being in his hands, which presentation the king recovered by judgment of the court against the abbot, and of his presentation of John de Hiche, king's clerk, to that church.

Prohibition to all ecclesiastical persons from prosecuting such appeals.

June 6. Saltwood.

Writ de intendendo to the tenants of the priory of Montacute in favour of Guichard de Jo, a Cluniac monk, preferred to be prior thereof in the room of John Caprarii, resigned, by Peter abbot of Cluny, the king having taken his fealty and restored to him the temporalities.

Mandate to the treasurer and barons of the Exchequer, that, after taking from him sufficient security that he will render at the Exchequer for the temporalities of the priory every year for so long as the causes for which alien religious houses are in the king's hands continue, the fixed amount which his predecessor paid, they shall cause the temporalities to be delivered to the said prior.

June 4. Saltwood.

Grant to Hugh le Despenser, lord of Glamorgan, in consideration of his merits and because he was the principal mover with the king and council that the staples of wools, hides and woolfells should be held in fixed places in England, Ireland and Wales and not elsewhere, that he and his heirs shall have a staple in his town of Kerdyf, in Wales, of wools, hides and woolfells and other merchandise, with the exception of tin, according to the late ordinance made by the king and council. By K.

May 27. Otford.

Grant during pleasure, at the request of Edmund, earl of Arundel, to Henry de Salesbury of the office of hayward (messoris) of the king's manor of Fordyngton by Dorcestre, doing as others in the same office have been wont to do. By K. on the information of W. de Herlaston.

June 10. Sturry.

Pardon to John Loterel of Somerset of his outlawry in the county of Worcester for non-appearance before the king to answer touching a plea of trespass of Hugh le Despenser the younger, on condition that he surrender forthwith to the prison of the Marshalsea before the king, and stand his trial if the said Hugh will proceed against him. By K.

June 9. Sturry.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain to the abbot and convent of St. James without Northampton by Walter Mauncel of 2 acres of land in Boseyate, and by William de Belond, parson of the church of Draiton, and John Baret, vicar of the church of Duston, of 2 mills, a garden, 4 acres of land and 3 acres of meadow in Upton, not held in chief, as appears by inquisition made by Matthew Broun, escheator, to hold as of the value of 20s., in part satisfaction of the 10l. yearly of land and rent which they have the king's licence to acquire.

June 1. Saltwood.

Inspeximus and confirmation of (1) a quitclaim dated at Westminster, 4 March, 18 Edward II, by Thomas de Sibthorp, clerk, to William de Clif', clerk, of 3 tofts and 32½ acres of land in Heydene, co. Essex, and the advowson of the church of Heydene, and all other lands there which he had of the gift of William son of William son of Henry de Sutton, as in meadows, plains, feedings, pastures, woods, alder-beds, waters, ways, paths, marlpits, fisheries and other appurtenances. Witnesses:—Master Henry de Clif', Sirs Richard de Ayremynne, William de Herlaston, Thomas de Evesham, Robert de Spynay, William de Dalton, clerks, and others. Also of (2) a quit claim by John Picot to the said William of the premises, and grant that the said William and his heirs, and the said Thomas and John and their heirs, shall not be disturbed by reason of the premises being held in chief, or by reason of the acquisition thereof by the said Thomas from John de Ware without licence. By fine of 1 mark. Essex.

June 12. Sturry.

John de Bohun of Midhurst, staying in England, has letters nominating John de Eyston and Thomas Taylard as his attorneys in Ireland for two years.

June 17. Tower of London.

Pardon to John de Ayketon, 'barbour,' for acquiring for life from Peter de Malo Lacu the bailiwick of keeping the wood of Balleby in the manor of Donecastre and 53s. and 4d. of rent in the said manor, which is held in chief, and entering therein without licence; and licence for him to retain the same, with reversion to the said Peter. By fine of 40s.

June 19. Tower of London.

John de Erle, staying in England, has letters nominating Robert de Quemerford and Thomas son of Simon as his attorneys in Ireland for two years.

June 16. Tower of London.

John Travers, staying in Gascony on the king's service, has letters nominating Thomas de Thorneton and Laurence son of Thomas Travers as his attorneys for one year.

Oliver de Ingham has the like, nominating Thomas de Hyndringham and John son of Robert de Ingham.

June 19. Tower of London.

Pardon to William de Pesenden and Juliana his wife for acquiring in fee tail from Walter, archbishop of Canterbury, 260 acres of saltmarsh in Stone, held in chief, at a rent to the archbishop and his successors of 13l. and doing suit to the archbishop's court of Lymyng every three weeks, and entering therein without licence; with licence for them to retain the same, with reversion to the archbishop and his successors. By fine of 10l. Kent.

June 22. Tower of London.

Licence, at the request of Mary de Sancto Paulo, countess of Pembroke, for the master and brethren of the chapel of St. Mary the Virgin, Melton by Gravesende, to appropriate the church thereof, which is of their advowson. By p.s.

MEMBRANE 4.

June 8. Sturry.

Appointment during pleasure of John de Pabenham to the custody of the king's castle of Tonebrigg and of the forest there, receiving 10l. yearly. By K. on the information of William de Herlaston by bill.

Mandate to Henry de Cobham to deliver the same to him with the armour and victuals in the castle. By K.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants in the liberty of the said castle and honor (sic). By K. on the information of William de Herlaston by bill.

June 9. Sturry.

Writ de intendendo to the barons of the port of Dover for Nicholas son of Thomas Larcher of Dover, deputed by Ralph Basset of Drayton, to whom the king has committed the custody of that port during pleasure, to perform that office under him.

June 9. Sturry.

Safe-conduct for Peter Bernard de Pynsole, serjeant at arms, master of the king's ship called Seint Edward, and the men and mariners and goods therein, going to divers parts on the king's service. By p.s.

Protection and safe-conduct for Hugh Sampson, mayor of the town of Southampton, going with his ship to divers parts of the realm on his own affairs. By the same writ.

May 16. Down Ampney.

Licence for the abbot and convent of Cirencestre to acquire in mortmain land and rent of their own fee to the value of 10 marks a year. By p.s.

June 12. Sturry.

Pardon to the master and brethren of the hospital of St. John the Baptist within the east gate of Exeter for acquiring to them and the hospital in fee from Walter de Radesleye a messuage there, and from Robert de la Heghen another messuage there, for the founding of certain chantries and the maintenance of certain alms, and entering therein after the publication of the statute of mortmain without licence; and licence for them to retain the same. By fine of 30s.

June 9. Sturry.

Presentation of William de Dersham, chaplain, to the vicarage of the church of Jokesford in the diocese of Norwich, in the king's gift by reason of the temporalities of the priory of Theford Monachorum being in his hands.

June 10. Sturry.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain by John de Felton, chaplain, to the prior and convent of Tynemouth of a messuage in Newcastle upon Tyne, not held in chief and worth 4 marks a year, as appears by inquisition made by Simon de Grymmesby, escheator, to hold in part satisfaction of the land and rent to the value of 10l. a year, which they have the king's licence to acquire.

Licence for Thomas de Hulton and Mariota his wife to grant in fee tail to Roger le Frensshe of Tybrighton and Ellen his wife a moiety of a virgate of land in Kyngeston in Malfeld, held in chief, with reversion to Mariota and her heirs. By fine of 40s. Hereford.

May 19. Marlborough.

Exemption for life, at the request of Isabel de Hastynges, of Robert de Wodeford of Salisbury, merchant, in the town and port of Southampton, from toll and all other customs on his own proper goods and merchandise.

June 12. Sturry.

Pardon to Hasculph de Whytewell for acquiring in fee from John Lestraunge a fourth part of a knight's fee in Ketene, co. Rutland, held in chief, and entering therein without licence; with restitution of the same. By fine of 1 mark.

June 16. Eltham.

Appointment, during pleasure and good behaviour, of Henry de Secheford to the custody of the smaller piece of the seal for the recognisances of debts in the city of London.

June 17. Rochester.

Presentation of Thomas de Bowes to the church of Beford, in the diocese of York. By p.s.

June 12. Sturry.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain by John de Hengham, clerk, to the abbot and convent of Waltham Holy Cross of a messuage, 200 acres of land, 7 acres of meadow, and 1½ acres of wood, in Ware, not held in chief and of the value of 63s. yearly, as appears by inquisition made by John de Bloumvyll, escheator, to hold in part satisfaction of land to the value of 30l. a year, which they have the king's licence to acquire.

June 18. Tower of London.

The like by W. bishop of Exeter, to the rector and scholars of the house of Stapeldon, Oxford, of 5 messuages in Oxford, of the value of 20s. yearly, as appears by inquisition made by Richard le Wayte, escheator, in part satisfaction of the land and rent to the value of 20l. a year, which they have the king's licence to acquire.

June 20. Tower of London.

Protection and safe-conduct for one year for Simon Derere le Muster, burgess and merchant of Bruges in Flanders, with the men and servants in his company, coming to the realm with armour and other merchandise, provided they do no thing against the ordinance of the wood-staple.

The like for Walter le Scutelare, burgess and merchant of Bruges.

June 18. Tower of London.

Mandate to sheriffs and others to arrest all persons prosecuting appeals in derogation of the king's presentation of John de Foxton, king's clerk, to the vicarage of the church of Caresbrok, in his gift by reason of the temporalities of the abbey of Lyre being in his hands.

Prohibition to all ecclesiastical persons from such proceedings.

May 21. Tower of London.

Nomination to the abbot of Aumale of Hugh de Glaumvill, king's clerk, for presentation to the church of Kayngham, in the diocese of York, to which the king has the right to nominate a parson for presentation by the said abbot. By K.

June 10. Sturry.

Grant during pleasure to John de Coupeland, king's clerk, of the free chapel of St. Mary in the king's manor of Faxflete. By p.s.

June 22. Tower of London.

Presentation of Nicholas Savage, parson of the church of Assholte, to the church of Berebrun in the diocese of Bath and Wells, in the king's gift by reason of the lands of John de Acton being in his hands; on an exchange of benefices with John, parson of the latter church. By K.

June 20. Tower of London.

Exemption for life, at the request of Eleanor la Despenser, the king's niece, of Richard Grubbe from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions, and from appointment as sheriff, coroner, or other bailiff or minister of the king, against his will. By K.

Exemption for life of Robert Ferthyng from the same. By K.

Pardon to Robert Clerbek for acquiring in fee from Joan Clerbek a third part of the manor of Childacford held in chief as of the honor of Christchurch Twynham, and entering therein without licence; with licence for him to retain the same.

June 26. Tower of London.

Presentation of Henry de Hamelton to the church of St. Nicholas, South Kelleseye, in the diocese of Lincoln.

MEMBRANE 3.

June 20. Tower of London.

Pardon to the rector and scholars of the house of Stapeldon, Oxford, for acquiring in mortmain from W. bishop of Exeter, 2 messuages in Oxford, and a messuage from Agatha daughter of Henry Oweyn, from William Siward, and from Gilbert de Beford respectively, which are extended at 20s. a year, as appears by inquisition made by Richard le Wayte, escheator, and entering therein without licence; and licence for them to retain the same in part satisfaction of land and rent to the value of 20l. a year, which they have the king's licence to acquire.

June 19. Tower of London.

Pardon to Ralph le Porter of his outlawries in the county of Worcester for non-appearance before the king to answer touching divers writs of trespass of Hugh le Despenser the younger, with the usual condition of his surrender to the Marshalsea prison. By K.

July 25. Tower of London.

Grant to William de Herlaston, king's clerk, of the archdeaconry of Norffolch, in the king's gift, by reason of the temporalities of the bishopric of Norwich being in his hands by the death of John, late bishop. By K.

Mandate in pursuance to W. bishop of Norwich. By K.

June 23. Tower of London.

Letters of credence for Robert de Welle, Robert de Thorp and John de Denum, whom the king is sending to Scotland to declare his intention touching certain articles concerning the truce between the king and the men of Scotland, and to bring back the answer of Robert de Brus on the same. [Fœdera.] By K.

June 22. Tower of London.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Henry le Taillour of Southwek (sic) to the prior and convent of Ledes of a messuage in Suthwerk, and for the prior and convent to regrant the same to him for his life. By p.s.

June 22. Tower of London.

Mandate to John Darci, justiciary of Ireland, to restore the temporalities of the bishopric of Annadown to Robert of the order of Friars Minors, sometime bishop of Clonfert, preferred to be bishop of Annadown by J. the pope upon the translation of James the late bishop to the church of Connor, the said Robert having renounced all words in the papal bull prejudicial to the king and acknowledged himself willing to receive the said temporalities of the king's livery and special grace, and having also made his fealty.

Writ de intendendo directed to the tenants.

June 22. Tower of London.

Grant to the bailiffs and good men of Kermerdyn of murage for three years. By K.

Licence for them to have for three years in the water of their town a boat for the passage of those who wish to pass over there and to apply the profits arising from such passage to the repair of their bridge, which is broken down. By K.

June 28. Westminster.

Writ of aid until Michaelmas for Peter Bard, master of the king's ship called la cogge Johan, whom the king is sending to divers parts to further business enjoined on him, in selecting 120 men for the manning of the ship. By K. on the information of William de Colby.

The like for the following:—

Richard Fille, master of the king's ship called la Despensere, for 100 men. By K. on the like information.
Ralph Rosekyn, master of the king's ship called la James, for 60 men.
John Pyk, master of the king's ship called la Blome, for 40 men.
Andrew Rosekyn, master of the king's galley called la Marie, for 70 men.

John Dyn, master of the king's ship called la Nicholas, for 120 men.

Peter Bernard de Pynzol, master of a ship called la Seint Edward, for 100 men.

Bernard Prioret, master of a ship called la Alianore, for 80 men.

Badin de Fourne, master of the galley called Seint Edward, for 132 men.

Robert Bataill, lord of a ship called la Godoyere of Wynchelse, for 80 men.

June 25. Tower of London.

Grant to Master Robert de Baldok, the younger, king's clerk, of the treasurership in the church of St. Peter, York, in the king's gift by reason of the voidance of the archbishopric in the time of Edward I. By K.

Mandate in pursuance to W. archbishop of York.

Feb. 19. Barnwell.

Whereas Robert Wiles lately acquired in fee from Peter de Malo Lacu a messuage and 37 acres of land in Westyngby, held in chief of Edward I; and John Wiles acquired in fee tail from the same Peter a messuage, 4 tofts, 4 bovates and 16 acres of land, in Eggeton, held in chief of the present king, with remainder to Peter Wiles and his heirs; and whereas the said Peter Wiles afterwards acquired from the said Robert, the messuage and land in Westingby, and after the death of the said John without heirs of his body entered into the messuage and land in Eggeton, without licence obtained from the late or present king for these: the latter for a fine made by Peter Wiles has pardoned the trespasses in the premises and granted licence for him to retain the messuages, tofts and lands aforesaid. By fine of 20s.

June 30. Westminster.

Licence for Robert de Bures and James de Bures to enfeoff Andrew son of Robert de Bures of the manor of Nether Attilton and of the advowson of a moiety of the church of Wikhambrok, co. Suffolk, held in chief as of the honor of Montgomery, and for him to regrant the same to them for their lives, with reversion to the said Andrew and his heirs.

June 30. Westminster.

Pardon to the abbot and convent of Leyston of 4 marks required of them by summons of the Exchequer for the aid granted by the commonalty of the realm to Edward I for the marriage of his daughter. By K.

June 30. Westminster.

Protection for one year for the master and mariners of a ship of Roger atte Hurne, king's merchant, called la Nicholas, and his servants whom he is sending in that ship to divers parts to trade. By K.

June 28. Westminster.

The like for Thomas de Bynedon of Southampton with his ship called la Gracedieu. By K.

July 2. Westminster.

The like for Roger atte Hurne with his ship called la Cogge of All Saints.

July 3. Sheen.

Writ of aid until Michaelmas for Adam Cogger, master of the king's ship called la Petre, whom he is sending to divers parts on his affairs, in selecting 30 men for manning the same. By p.s.

July 1. Westminster.

Grant to the prior and convent of Christ Church, Canterbury, who at the king's request have granted to Peter Bernard, king's yeoman, one of the ushers of the chamber, the 20 marks yearly which Gawein le Corder at his request had for life of their gift and which came to the king's hands by the forfeiture of the said Gawein, because he was and is an adherent of the enemies and rebels against the king, that their letters to the said Gawein of the said 20 marks shall be of no force and effect. By K.

July 4. Byfleet.

Presentation of Master Robert de Wygornia to the chapel of St. Julian, Theford, in the diocese of Norwich, in the king's gift by reason of his custody of the land and heir of Ralph de Cobham, tenant in chief.

July 6. Byfleet.

Protection with clause nolumus, for one year, for John de Pedelowe, citizen of London.

June 27. Westminster.

Hugh, prior of Little Malvern, staying in England, has letters nominating Andrew de Wigornia and John de Dymmok as his attorneys in Ireland for two years.

July 1. Westminster.

Grant to Arnold le Poer of Ireland that he shall have out of the first wardships and marriages that fall in in Ireland, the wardship of an heir of the value of 100l. a year, with the marriage of such heir, and if a custody of less value fall in, and he is willing to accept the same, it shall be delivered to him in lieu of such wardship of 100l. By K.

MEMBRANE 2.

June 20. Tower of London.

Pardon to Ralph Skot for the death of John Colyn, as it appears by the record of John de Ifeld, William de Northo and William de Westone, justices appointed to deliver the king's gaol of Guldeford that he killed him in self-defence; on condition that he stand his trial if anyone will proceed against him.

June 13. Boughton under Blean.

Grant for life to Walter de Bello Campo, for his stay with the king in time of peace or war according to the form of an indenture, one part whereof remains in the Wardrobe, of the manors of Chelreie, co. Berks, and Sopworth, co. Wilts, which have come into the king's hands by the forfeiture of John Mautravers son of John Mautravers, a rebel. By p.s.

May 8. Marlborough.

Exemption for life of William de Sancto Omero from being made sheriff, coroner, verderer, forester or other minister of the king, and from being put on assizes, juries or recognitions. By p.s.

June 18. Tower of London.

Licence for John de Sudley to enfeoff Ralph de Dercet of the manor of Sudley, held in chief, and for the latter to regrant the same to the said John for life, with remainders to John son of Bartholomew de Sudley and Eleanor de Scales and the heirs of their bodies, and to the right heirs of the said John de Sudley. By fine of 40 marks. Gloucester.

Licence for the said John to grant to the said John son of Bartholomew and Eleanor and the heirs of their bodies the manor of la Grene(sic), held in chief, with reversion to him and his heirs. By fine contained in the other charter.

June 18. Tower of London.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Henry Mauntel to the warden of the chapel of St. Mary, Hampslape, of the remainder of a messuage and 14 acres of land in Rode and Asshen, expectant on the demise of John Wyndhouth and Thomas le Machen, in aid of the maintenance of a chaplain to celebrate divine service daily in the said chapel for the souls of the ancestors and successors of the said Henry and of the faithful departed. By fine of 2 marks. Northampon.

June 25. Tower of London.

Writ of aid, until Christmas, for William de Leghton, servant of Master Robert de Baldok, archdeacon of Middlesex, the chancellor, whom he is sending to divers parts of the realm to make purveyances for the office of the poultry of the household of the chancellor and the clerks of the chancery.

June 28. Westminster.

William son of Thomas de la Roche, staying in Wales, has letters nominating Philip del Chastel, and Walter Curteys, clerk, as his attorneys in Ireland for two years.

June 27. Westminster.

Protection with clause rogamus, for one year, for the master and brethren of the hospital of St. Antoine dwelling in England.

June 28. Westminster.

Pardon to Adam Bochecollok of any outlawries in the counties of Northampton, Bedford and Buckingham for non-appearance before the king to answer touching divers pleas of trespass of John de Crumbwell, on condition that he surrender to the prison of the Marshalsea and stand his trial if the said John will proceed against him.

June 24. Tower of London.

Licence for John de Dodyngton, 'palmere,' and Juliana his wife to enfeoff John de Harleston alias Herlaston of Westminster, of a messuage in the town of Westminster, held in chief. By fine of ½ mark.

June 28. Westminster.

Robert de Cawod, clerk, going to Gascony with Master John de Hildesle, king's clerk, on the king's service, has letters nominating Hugh de Bardelby and William de Wellum as his attorneys for one year.

June 18. Tower of London.

Protection with clause volumus, for one year, for Thomas de Saundby, going to stay in Ireland on the king's service with John de Arcy, justiciary of Ireland.

June 28. Westminster.

Grant in mortmain to the prior and convent of Ledes of the advowson of the church of Ealderomene, an escheat by the forfeiture of Bartholomew de Badelesmere, a rebel, to hold as of the value of 28 marks, in furtherance of the grant to them by Edward I of that amount out of the issues of the manor of Ledes until they should be provided with land and rent or ecclesiastical benefice of that value, for the maintenance of four canons of the priory with a clerk as server, celebrating divine service daily in the chapel of the castle of Ledes, for the soul of Eleanor wife of the said king, for the maintenance of the said canons and clerk and of a canon besides to celebrate divine service in the priory for the soul of Peter de Gavaston, sometime earl of Cornwall. Licence also for the prior and convent to appropriate the said church. By K.

June 2. Westminster.

Presentation of Thomas Beauver, vicar of the church of Banstede, in the diocese of Winchester, to the church of Stretehale, in the diocese of London, in the king's gift by reason of the land and heir of Payn Tibetoft, tenant in chief, being in his hands, on an exchange of benefices with William de Sterteford.

July 1. Westminster.

Pardon to Edmund earl of Arundel, king's kinsman, of 1,000 marks out of the 2,000 marks wherein he is bound to the king by recognisance in the chancery for the marriage of John de Bohun. By p.s.

June 30. Westminster.

Thomas le Latimer, staying in England, has letters nominating John de Weylaund as his attorney in Ireland for two years.

June 30. Westminster.

Pardon to Reginald atte Dane of his outlawry in the county of Southampton for non-appearance before William de Cleydon and Hugh de Hampslape, justices of oyer and terminer, touching a trespass by him against the abbot of Beaulieu to answer for the said trespass; on condition that he surrender forthwith to prison in that county and stand his trial if the abbot will proceed against him.

The like to the following:—

Adam Brian of Oure.

Robert Daneman.

William Turpel of Stone.

Walter Turpel of Stone.

William Pynnok of Stone.

Robert Alger.

Roger Brian of Oure.

Richard Whyting of Stone.

July 1. Westminster.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain by Richard de Lekford to the abbess and convent of Shaftesbury of two messuages in Shaftesbury, for the maintenance of a chaplain to celebrate divine service daily in the conventual church of Shaftesbury for the souls of the king, his ancestors and heirs, and of the abbess and her predecessors and successors, and the faithful departed. By fine of 20s.

July 2. Westminster.

John de Wellesleye, going to Ireland, has letters nominating Walter de Lench and William Casse as his attorneys for two years.

Thomas de Carru, staying in England, has the like nominating David de Carru and William Curteys in Ireland for two years.

Richard de Barry the elder, staying in England, has the like nominating David de Carru and William de Rungecote in Ireland for two years.

MEMBRANE 1.

July 1. Westminster.

Grant to Arnald le Poer of Ireland of the custody during the minority of the heirs of the first lands that fall in to the value of 100l. a year, with the marriages. By K.

Vacated because otherwise above.

Pardon at the request of Arnald le Pouer of Ireland, to Richard son of John le fitz Lucas of Ireland, for the death of Robert Grauntpe of Dublin, and of any consequent outlawry, on condition that he stand his trial if anyone will proceed against him for the death. By K.

July 3. Sheen.

Appointment during pleasure of Badin de Fourne and Thomas de la Haye, king's serjeants, as keepers of the mouth of the Thames, to pursue and arrest malefactors infesting the same with ships and boats and plundering merchants coming by that water to London, and to keep scrutiny of persons landing or leaving the shore.

July 3. Westminster.

Writ of aid for Master John de Hildesle, king's clerk, whom the king is sending to the duchy on his affairs, in taking such ships as he thinks fit for his expedition and in selecting mariners for the equipment thereof.

July 2. Westminster.

Pardon to Thomas de Wheston of his outlawry in the county of Derby for non-appearance before the king to answer a charge of driving away 14 horses and 16 oxen of divers men of the town of Kirkelangeley, co. Derby, at that place; on condition that he surrender to the prison of the Marshalsea before the king and stand his trial if the king will proceed against him.

The like to Nicholas Trymenel.

July 1. Westminster.

Licence for the alienation in mortmain by John de Chokenhull to the archpriest and chaplains of the house of Holy Trinity, Burton, in the Isle of Wight, of 18½ acres of land in Wyppyngham, to find two wax candles burning daily at the great altar in the church of Holy Trinity, Burton, at the elevation of the host. By fine of 1 mark.

July 8. Henley.

Protection with clause volumus, for one year, for Adam de Herewynton, staying in Ireland on the king's service. By K.

The same Adam has letters nominating Richard de Bikerton and Robert de la Felde as his attorneys in England for one year. By K.

July 6. Byfleet.

Safe-conduct for one month for William de Hertyng, Thomas de Barneby and William de Braunfeld, king's serjeants, whom the king is sending with certain goods to the castle of Porcestre. By K.

June 10. Sturry.

Pardon to William de Tottebury for the death of Richard de Doncastre in the ward of Kandelwykestrete, London, as it appears by the record of John de Bousser and his fellows, justices appointed to deliver the gaol of Neugate, that he killed him in self-defence. By p.s.