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et apud Babwelle inter Fratres Minores ibidem sepulto, parlia-
mentum statim dissolvebatur. Ante cujus mortem vise erant a
diversis hominibus stelle mirabiles et cometa etc. ; unde postea plura
propterea contingebant inconvenientia &c. Nam eo tempore erant
quinque homines suspensi et tamen non mortui.

1448. Tempore quadragesimali visa est Stella comata a pluribus
in Occidente, id est, ante Annunciationem Beate Marie.

1449. Item in festo Sancti Georgii, feria iiij*^ contingenti, extitit
terremotus in mane parum ante horam quartam, que duravit quasi
per spacium unius Ave Maria.

1449. Dominus Johannes Say erat tractus per quendam capi-
taneum de Kent qui insurrexit cum multis de Cancia et intravit
London' cum manu forti, nullo ei in primis resistente vel contra-
dicente ; cui tradite erant claves civitatis London' per majorem et
vicecomites et aldermannos ; qui capitaneus decoUavit predictum
dominum Johannem Say in medio in le Chepe et spoliavit quendam
divitem vocatum Mampace,'' et pompose p " Set hoc con-

* After " viyere " the word " non " occurs in the text, but it is rather faint, as if
purposely obliterated.

^ Philip Malpas.

<= " et pompose p . , . ." This is an addition to the original text, the word " et "
being inserted at the end of a line, and " pompose p . . . ." interlined below; but
the sentence has been left incomplete.



BRIEF NOTES. 151

siderans Dominus Sclialys, London' existcns, timens ne destrueret
civitatem et plura et alia mala iacerct, fortitcr cum pluribus contra
eum pugnavit; et statim venerunt plures de curialibus et Fletestrete
architenentes, et de civitate sufficientes, pugnantes cum eodem
domino contra Cansientes," qui fugarunt dictum capitaneum cum
exercitu suo ultra pontem Londonie cum magno conflictu ex utraque
parte quasi per magnam partem noctis ejusdem dici ; qui capita[ne]us
et qui cum eo erant combusserunt pontem London', unde plures erant
submersi et interfecti ex utraque parte, inter quos quidam nobilis
Matheus Goo '• interfectus erat et honorifice sepelitur apud Fratres
Carlemitarum ^ ibidem per capellam Beate Marie in chore et Allex-
ander Aysac'(?), &c.

1449. Hoc anno Dominus Willelmus Asku episcopus Salisberi-
ensis et Episcopus Cestrie*^ interfecti erant; Episcopus Wygornie,
Episcopus Lincolnie [et Episcopus Londonie]^ moriebantur; ac
etiam Dominus Thomas Langton Episcopus de Batho [Sci David]/
cancellarius Cantebrigie et episcopus Carletensis, et duo notabiles
et famosi doctores, magister Gylbertus, et magister Cote, doctor,
mortui sunt.

^Anno Domini M°CCCC.liiij° apud Eoyston, ut fide digni dixerunt
et audierunt quod necessitate cogente propter inopiam ^ pecuniarum
quidam agricultor firmarius vendidit x quarteria frumenti pro
XX s., hoc est j cumb pro xij d. et j quarterium brasii pro xvij d.

1455. Hoc anno, feria quinta ante festum Pentecostes, id est,
xxij" die mensis Maij, venit Dominus Ricardus Dux Eboracensis cura
filio suo comite de Marche, Domino de Cromwell et alij plures cum
magno exercitu, ac etiam Dux Northfolchise et Dominus Bowcer

» " contra Cansientes." These two words are added in margin.

b Matthew Gough. " So in MS.

^ Should be " Cicestrie." " Crossed through in original.

^ Interlined as a correction, but the words " de Batho '' in the text are not struck
out.

^ This note, which is repeated elsewhere out of place, has been inserted here at
the bottom of a page.

*• Interlined in place of carenciam in the text.



l.')2 BRIEF NOTES.

comes de Hyu cum eo et unanimi concensu, ad fortificandum pre-
dictum Ducem Eboracensem contra Ducem de Somershed, eorura
capitalem adversarium, ad concilium domini Regis versus Leycester.
Set omnes isti irruerunt super predictum Ducem de Somershed cum
manu magna armata tunc cum rege apud Sanctum Albanum exis-
tentem ; et ibi in magno conflictu interfecti fuerunt antedictus Dux de
Somershed et comes Northhumbrorum, Percy nomine, et Dominus
de ClyfFord, Willelmus Cotton, armiger, et Dux de Bokyngham
lesus et plures alij de chevelria quasi xl*^ ibi graviter erant vulneraii.
Et episcopus de Carlhyll, filius dicti comitis de Northhumbyrland,
erat spoliatus omnibus bonis suis, tam in equis, jocalibus, familia sua
et etiam a capa sua relictus erat solus tantum in rocheto fugiens
pedester usque ad Islam, &c.

1456. Stella comata visa erat in occidente quasi per quindenam
ante festum Sci Johannis Baptiste et post, que extendebat radium
globosum sursum in ayerem usque firmamentum ad longitudinem
unius lancee quo ad visum, &c.

1456. Feria secunda in vigilia Sancti Thome Apostoli in mense
Decerabris per quarterium unius hore ante horam tertiam post mediam
noctem erat terre-motus magnus ex quo plures audientes et sensi-
entes ^ erant exterriti ; qui duravit per spacium dimidil unius Ave
Maria.

1457. Quinto kalendas Septembris, die Dominica super B con-
tingente, circa horam quartam in mane venerunt Francigene et
pirate et inimici cum magna multitudine, quasi xv. milia hominum,
cum navibus, et applicuerunt ad villam de Sandwych, a Cantuaria vij
miliariis distantem, quorum vij milia exierunt perij vel tria miliaria
in patriam ibi custodientes et defendentes predictam villam quousque
alii socii eorum, magna multitude, intraverunt villam de Sandwych
et interfecerunt ballivos " et ministros sive rectores ville et plures
alios divites in patria, et spoliaverunt totam villam omnibus jocalibus

" So in MS.

** The word majorem was first written before ialUcos, but was afterwards struck
out.




BRIEF NOTES. ^ ISZ

et bonis inibi invcntis per totam illam diem dominicam usque ad
nocteni, cariando cum bigis ct 7ca)/iiis ad naves suas in mare; et
abduxcrunt sccum plures divites et uxores atque mulieres alias; et
fugerunt, relicta predicta villa in magna paupertate et miseria. Et
eodem tempore ceperunt duas galeas diversis mercimoniis onustas
qui {^ic) proposuerunt venisse ad Londonias et ad nundinas de
Stebrigge, sed omnibus gubernantibus illas interfectis et in mare
projectis, illas galleas secuni asportaverunt.

Anno Domini M.CCCC.lix" et anno regni Regis Henrici vj^'
xxxviij", mense Julii, venerunt comes de Warwyk, comes de March
et comes de Salisbery, quia cum prius venissent ad Northampton
et audito quod Rex erat presens clam fugierunt a[d] mare quousque
&c. et tunc venerunt a Calissia de ultra mare ad Sandwych in Can-
ciam, cum magno exercitu in London', et honorifice erant ibidem
recepti, tam a domino Archiepiscopo Cantuariensi, episcopis Eliensi
et Excestrensi, et aliis pluribus; undo in adventu eorum dominus
Schal' et alii existentes in Turri London' sagittabant fundibila (sic)
extra Turrim ad eos, sed nemini nocuerunt. Et predictus comes de
Warwyk assignavit quemdam armigerum validum cum sufficienti
adjutorio ad custodiam predicti {sic) Turris ne inclusi exirent; sed
cum predictus armiger navigaret sub muris Turris statim erat captus
ab eis et membratim confractus &c. Unde, predictis dominis in
itinere suo ad Regem tunc apud Northamton existentem progredi-
entibus, cum ij legatis qui excommunlcarunt certos dominos, con-
tigit quod omnes venerunt ad exercitum Regis x°. dies mensis Julii
ejusdem anni, et Eboracensis dux cum alio magno exercitu ibidem
erat, ut creditur, fere cm' ; et in conilictu facto die JNIercurii ab
hora iiij* usque ad horam vj^ interfecti erant dominus Umfridus
dux Bokyngham et dominus Beemond, dominus Scherwysbery et
plures alii. Dominus Egrimond et episcopus Hertfordensis decapi-
tatus {sic) ; et postea dominus Seal' exiens extra Turrim Londoni-
arum captus erat in Tamysia et interfectus, et plures alii ibidem
incarcerati.

Anno Domini M°.CCCC"''*.lx, iij die et iiij'" ante festum Sancte

CAMD. SOC. X



154 BRIEF NOTES.

Katerine, tanta inundancia aquarum effluxit in comltatlbus Hunt-
yndon et Cantebr' et Northefolchie et in Insula Eliensi atque
Sanctum Neotem quod quasi nunquam talis visa erat per prius;
nam prostravit pontem cum magna parte hospicii et Fratrum ^ apud
Thetford in Northfolch et pontes apud Cantebrigiam, currendo ultra
et super rotas molendinorum aquaticorum ibidem, destruendo plures
demos, intrando per fenestras earundem, apud Cantebrigiam,
Cleyhethe, et Up were et alibi, in tantum quod potuerunt navigare
homines supra omnia calceta de Stuntenej et Soham; et in Cancia
et quasi per totum regnum AnglieJ'

Item, eodem anno, die Martis post festum Natalis Domini venit

dominus de Somershet filius "^ ad dominum ducem Ebora-

censem existentem apud castrum de Powmfr' prope Sothwerke,'' capta
prius et concessa treuga usque feriam quintam post festum Epi-
phanie proximo sequentem; sed predictus dominus de Somershet,
fracto federe pacis, repente et fraudulenter cum exercitu ibi prope in
silva vel nemore abscondito, irruit super prefatum dominum ducem
Eboracensem, et eum interfecerunt, et comitem de Salysbery et
comitem de Roteland, capitaneum de Kent, et quendam fratrem
ductorem belli, et alii {sic) quasi ix. milia hominum ex utraque parte,
in loco vocato Wakfeld grene, et Sandynforde, et capita pra^dictorum
dominorum suspensa erant super muros castri de Pownfray, et
caput ducis erat coronatum cum \Added in another hand : etc., Ut
dicitur] .

Item, anno Domini M'cccc.lx, xvj " die mensis Februarii venit
Regina a boriali cum duce juveni(?)^ de Somershed, principe
s et cum Andrea Trollop, magno capitaneo et quasi

" So in MS. Apparently a word omitted.

*> The last clause is imperfect, and appears to have been added afterwards, as it is
in a different ink. In the margin also the scribe has written, " et in DenscHre et
quasi per totam Angliam."

" A short illegible word, perhaps intended for " juvenis."

■^ So in MS. ^ Indistinct: may be xj., xij., or xvj.

^ The same word apparently as before, but the reading is very doubtful.

? Half a line left blank in MS.



BRIEF NOTES. 155

ductore belli, qui cum magno cxcrcitu Scotorum, Wallensium, ct

alioriun alicnigonarum ct Xoithenmcn, dcstrucndo villas de Grantom,

Stainlbrd, Petcrbovw, Iluntyngdon, Koyston, Melleborn, ct fere

omnes villas per viam usque ad Sanctum Albamim, ct ibidem propc

villain Sancti Albani apud Teuton quasi per unum miliarc ct dimidium

a Sancto Albano, Nomannyslond vocat', Ilex cum ducc de Norfolk

et coniite de Warwyk et aliis, cum magno cxcrcitu, tam de Cancia,

Excessia et de Norfolch et SufFolch ct al' quasi CC.m'., ct ibidem xix v^ Burgnndia.

die predicti mensis bcllum attemptatum, ex casu infortunato omnes

ex parte Regis et populi australis victi redierunt retrorsum et fugerunt

[quia ventus erat eis contrarius] "; eo quod quum Burgundenses

sagittabant fundabilia sua ventus retorquebat ignem in proprias facies,

et combusti et" interfecti sunt ex illis xviij persone et alii ex utraque

parte, quasi vij milia et v.C. Et predictus Andreas Trollop captus

per viam et lesus est; Dominus Bonvyle et Thomas Curiel miles

interfecti sunt. Et eo tempore dominus comes de March cepit

dominum comitem de Pencebroch [et dominum de Wylschire]'' in

quadam obsidione juxta Xotyngham. Et dominus Willelmus

Gray cpiscopus Eliensis eodem tempore misit pro hominibus omnium

villarum suarum in Essex, Norfolch et SufF., et comitatu Cante-

brio-ie, et cum xxxv. de Burgundiensibus cum fundibilibus et

crosbowys ad custodiendum insulam Eliensem et castrum de Wysbech

in manu forti etarmata (per aquam, quia cranes marisci circa insulam

erant submersi per magnam aquam), pre timore Northynmen, quia

spoliabant plures villas, monasteria et ecclesias per viam, et aliorum

auferendo equos, jocalia, utensilia, pannos, linthiamina, cocliaria,

ollas et patellas eneas et de plectro, et destruentes victualia per

totam viam, ut prcdictum est ultra, et salvi ad North redierunt,

ducentes secum Hcnricum Regem.

1460. Item, Edwardus comes de March fdius ducis Eboraci erat

ordinatus et constitutus in Regem London' quarto die mensis ]Marcii,

Anno Domini M".cccc.lx°, Henrico Sexto predicto ablato per,

dominam Reginara et alios dominos in partes Boriales usque Trent,

* Crossed out. ^ Crossed out.



156 BRIEF NOTES.

etc. Item, eodem tempore comes de Warwyk interfecit apud Coven-
triam dominum Excestre, bastardum filium ducis de Bokyngham.
Et j quarter' brasii vendebatur London' pro xiiij s. ut dicebatur.

Anno Domini M'^.cccc.lxij", quinto die mensis Novembris, vide-
batur Stella comata in Australi parte circa horam quintam in mane,
que extendebat radium sursum et seorsum ad modum gladii, ef*
alios radios habuit mirabiliter extensos, &c.

Eodem anno in mense Novembris Rex Henricus,ReginaMargareta,
dux de Somershed et dux Excestrie, et plures alii ab Anglia expulsi
et fugati, conduxerunt plures alienigenas, Galileos, Scotos et alios,
ad ingrediendum partes Anglicanas contra Regem Edwardum iiij'"'°;
et Regina Margareta predicta cepit castrum de Anwyk et obsessa
erat in castro de Banburw. Et cum CC. Anglici intrassent quan-
dam parvam insulam in illis partibus ad succurrendum se si necesse
fuisset, ipsis nescientibus, advenerunt CCCC. de Francigenis ad eos
includendos et capiendos, et subito in Anglicos irruerunt; sed capti
et interfecti erant ex Francigenis CC. et plures, et alii fugierunt ut
dicitur.

*'Anno Domini M.CCCC.liiij" apud Royston ut fide digni viderunt
et dixerunt quod necessitate cogente propter carentiam pecuniarum
quidam firmarius vendidit x. quarteria frumenti pro xxs., hoc est
j quarterium pro xij d., j quarterium brasium (sic) pro xvij d.

1464. Tlies tythynges hath my lord of Lyncolne, and the same
be come to Stamford, and now be al ]7e contre, that on Wednesday,
id est, on Seynt Markes day,*^ a feld was takyn be twyn my lord
Mountynghew on Kyng Edwardys party, and the lord Hungyrford,
and many odyr on Kyng Herrys party. And J;er is slayn J^e lord
Hungyrford, Sir Raf Percy, Sir Raff Gray, the duk of Somershed,
tlie lord Roos takyn and Taylboos the erl of Kym and many odyr
gentylys and comons slayn on that party. How many be slayn on
Kyng Edward party is not spok of as yt.

» " et ■' repeated in MS.

•^ See p. 151, note e.

•^ April 25. The battle referred to is that of Hedgley Moor.



BRIEF NOTES. 157

Thcs be the namys of dewkcs, crlys, barons, and knytes bcyng
with owre sovcryn lord Kyng Edward In hys jorny in to Scottlong
at the fbst of" Seynt Andrew in J>e month of Decembyr, Anno
Domini M'\cccc.lxij".

The Duke of Northfok, the duk of Suffolk. ij.

Erlys.

The erl of Warwyk, the erl of Arundel, erl of Schrewisbury, vij.
erl A\'ysertyr, erl of Kent, the erl of Westhumbyrlond, |>e erl of
Esex.

Barons.

The lord Grey RufTyn, lord Hasty nges, lord Grey Cottenor, lord xxxj.
Grey Wylton, lord Antony Scalys, lord Latemer, lord Herberd,
lord Ferreys Charteley, lord Stanle, lord Wenlok, lord Greystoke,
lord Oxyll/' lord Lomney, lord Glynton, lord Sowtwyk, lord Revers,
lord Dakere of the Sowthle, lord Dukere of the North, lord Say,
lord Cromwell, lord Cobham, lord Benerforth, lord Herry Bokyng-
ham, lord Mowntener, lord Fyhew, lord De la Ware, lord Powes,
Scrop of Bolton, lord Dodley, lord Storton, lord Burgeyny.

Milites.

Ser Per Ale, Ser Wyliam Stanley, Ser William Norys, Ser
Thomas Mongorye, Ser Jon Fooge, John Howard, John Aschley,
Ser Jamys Stannyewyssche, John Scot, John Conyas, Raf Pygot,
John Colvyle, John Hevyngham, Ser George Seynt Gorge, John
Wyngfeld, Leonard Hastynges, John Savey, Thomas Mownforth,
John Constabyl, William Reyner, Ser Raf Grey, William Everyng-
ham, William Haryngton, William Bothe, William Hastynges,
Ewrard of Bedoun, Thomas Fyndern, Roger Danby, John Grakyng- lix.
thorp, John Boteler, John Acheton, Moreys of Berkley, Herry of
Osey, John Stanley, John Grysseley, Thomas Nocston, Ser Pers
Glyfton, John Hodyliston, Thomas Lampole, William Ale, William
Marcham Dale, Ser Rychard Dokette, Thomas Crowen, Crystofer
of Carowen, Thomas Garard, Thomas Acheton, Henry of Bolde,
Peers Padolysc, JafFery Gate, John Apylton, Thomas Malery,
Thomas Feryr, John Swan, Peers of Grethorn, Roger Coneres,
" Sic, qu. Ogyll, or Ogle?



158 BRIEF NOTES.

Crystofer Coneres, John GryfFon, Kobert Harecourte, and Ser
Robert Constabyl.

Ad Conceptionem Beatse Marye, Anno Domini M^.CCCC.lx . . .^

Blyssyt be God, diverse of owre adversaryes be owre tlirowyn,
and we undyrstond the privyte and fals ymaginacions of the French
party. Also there is oon callit Jon Worby, of Mortlond, a spye, in
the covTnty of Herteford, servuant to Ser John Russel, in the county
of Wysceter, takyn be the lord Suthwell, and the seyd aspye ther
takyn hath confessyt the Kyng Herry, late Kyng of Inglond in
dede but not in ryth, and sche that was queyn Margarete hys wyf,
and Edward hyr son, the duk of Brytayn, Edward the duk of
Burgoyn, Syr Wylliam Taylbos, the lord Roos, Sir Richard
Tunstall, Thomas Ormond, Ser W. Catisby, Thomas Fykeharry.
]?es lordes and knytes be in Scotlond with the Scottes. The duk of
Exceter, erl of Penbrok, the baron of Burford, Jon Ayne. Thes
schal lond at Bumeryes be ]7e appoyment of Robert Gold, cap ten of
the duk of Burgoyn. Duk Herry of Calaber, the lord Hungyrford,
the lord Morton, the duk of Somersete with Ix M^ of men of Spayn.
]>es schal londyn in the coost of Norfolk and SuflPolk. pe lord
Lewys, the duk of Spayne, Herry the dolfyn of Franch, Ser Jon
Foskew, Ser Jon Russel of Wyceter, Ser Thomas Burtayn, the erlys
brother of Denschyr, Ser Thomas Cornwaylys. Thes lordes and
knytes schal londyn at Sandwych by ]>ev appoyment. Than com-
yng after thes lordes and knytes byfore wryten to a siste them with
al the powre possibill they may make : the Kyng of Fraunce wyth
a C.M^, the Kyng of Denmark with xx m\ the Kyng of Aragon 1 m',
the Kyng of Navern with xx m\ the Kyng of Cesyl with xxv m\
the Kyng of Portyngale with x m^; the wych be appoyntyt to enter
the reme of Inglond.

The Wednesday by fore Cristmasse, Anno Domini Mo.cccc.lxij''.

'' In Castello de Banburw sunt dux de Somerset, comes de Pen-
brok, dominus de Roos et Radulfus Percy, cum CCC. hominibus.

* Margin mutilated.

^ The whole of this part about the sieges in Northumberland is bracketed in the
margin, and the words " Non scribuntur " written opposite.



BRIEF NOTES. 159

At the seege of Hem sunt comes de Wycetcr, comes de Arundel,
dominus de Ofjvl et dominus de Muntegcw cum x M^

In castello de Anwyk sunt iij stat.(?) quorum nomina adhuc
ignorantur, cum CCC. hominibus.

Istos obsident dominus Comes de Warwyk, comes de Kent,
dominus de Powys, baro do Grcystuk, dominus de Cromwell, cum
x.:\i' hominibus.

In castello de Dunstalborw sunt dominus Ricardus Dunstal,
dominus Thomas Fyndcrn, doctor IMurton, ballivus de Kam cum
vj^*^ hominibus.

Istos obsident dominus de Wcnlok, dominus de Hastynges cum
ij aliis dominis, cum x m' hominibus.

Rex tenet Natale suum apud Dorham.

1462. Thes been the tydynges sent owt of Scotland that the Erl
Dowglas hath done now late in the begynnyng of INIarch, anno
Domini i\P.cccc.lxij°.

The worthy Erie Dowglas hath takyn of the Scottys the Erie of
Creyforth, the Lord Lyle of Crayle, Lord Maxon', wardeyn of the
West Merchen, Lord Wakeup, Lord Correy, Charlys Murrey, John
Styward, Dolgotys brother, Lord Domelyn, Antrys hys brother of
Hemyldon, Lord Cragge, Syr Robert Homyldon, Lord Preston,
Lord [Charlys of ]\Iurrey] ,"■ William Welles, knyght. Lord Crakkes
brother and [Lord Currey] ,** numbyr of xvij lordes.

And besyd ]>es ben takyn and slayn un to the numbyr of CCCC
at the Esthyl in Scotland, &c.

Anno Domini M.cccc.lxiij vendebatur quarterium frumenti pro
ij s., quarterium brasii xxij d., et quarterium pisarum pro iij s. iiij d.,
et quarterium ordei pro xiiij d.

Eodem anno, ut dicebatur, vendebatur j quarterium de sigulo in
Korfolch pro xij d. ; et in aliqua patria, ut dicitur, j quarterium
frumenti pro xxd., j quarterium brasii xxd. et quarterium ordei
xijd.

1461. Nomina eorum qui erant interfecti in die Palmarum et

" Erased.



160 BRIEF NOTES.

die Lune sequenti apud Seeton et Charoncros que distant ab
Eboraco citra quasi per viij miliaria, Anno Domini M°.CCCC.lxj,
scilicet :

Domina Regina cum principe filio suo,

Edwardus dux de Excestre.

Dux de Somersheth.

Comes de Northumbyrlond et Westhurabirlond/

Comes de Schrewysbery.

Comes de Denschyre.

Dominus de ClyflPord.

Dominus de Nevell,

Dominus de Welle.

Dominus de Scalys.

Dominus de Dakerys.

Dominus de Fyhu.''

Dominus de Mullens'.

Dominus Henricus de Bokyngham.

Dominus de Bewmond.

Dominus Wilby.

Dominus Eoos.

Dominus Gray Cotyner."

Nomina militum.

Duo filii ducis de Excestre bastardi.
Dominus E. de Percy.
[Dominus Radulphus de Gray.]^
Dominus Johannes Heyron.
Dominus Gerwys Clyfton.
Dominus Edmundus Hamrays.
Dominus Thomas Crakynthorpe.

^ " et Westhumbirlond " (nc) is an interlineation, and is altogether an en-or. The
Earl of Westmoreland was not slain at Towton, but lived for more than twenty years
after.

*> Fitzhugh. " Cottnere in the cancelled list noticed below.

^ Struck out.



BRIEF NOTES. 161

Dominus Jolumne? Cnxkyntliorp.

Dominus Willelnuis llarylle.

Dominus Johannes Orinund.

Andreas Trollope.

Sunima noniinuin omnium interfcctorum dominorum, militum
ct aliorum per estimationem xxxvM'.iiij"'' et xj, ut dicebatur.

1461. [Nomina dominorum existentium ex parte doniini Henrici
vj" nupcr Regis Anglian apud prelium de Seton, ut supra dicitur.]*
(Here follows a list which is crossed out, pretty much the same as
the preceding.)

Ex parte domini Edwardi Regis, Humfridus dux Nortfolch,
dominus Edwardus Comes de Warwyk, dominus Fywater, Joh'
Stafford, Henricus Raclyf de Framysden, et Rogerus Wolferston.

1461. In prelio ibidem interfecti sunt comes de Northumbyrlond,
Comes de Denschire, Comes de Schrewysbery, dominus Nevel, do-
minus Clyiford, dominus Fyhew, domimis Wellys, dominus Dakerys,
dominus Syvas (?), dominus Fytzhyth, dominus Malley, dominus
Schalys, dominus Rogerus Mellyn miles, dominus Radulphus Pig-
gate miles, dominus Henricus Norbochewe miles, Andreas Trollop,
Davy Trollop et domina de Dytton, et multi alii milites armigeri
et alii quorum nomina ignorantur, in numero quasi xxxiij milia et
plures, scilicet: —

[Item, ex parte Regis interfecti sunt]'' Dominus Johannes Hotham,
dominus W. Nerwell, duo bastardi de Exceter, dominus Ed' Hammys
miles, dominus Johannes Crakynthorp, Johannes Burton, capi-
taneus Eboraci, dominus Thomas Krakyngthorp miles.

[Ex parte Regis Edwardi, dominus Fywater, Johannes Stafford,
Henricus Raclyff de Framysden, et Rogerus Wolferston.]''

Item, ut dicitur, Comes de Wylschir, doctor Mackerell, doctor
Morton, et dominus AVill' Plomtun adducti erant ad Comitem de
Warwyk. Et decapitati sunt Comes de Denschire, Comes de Kyme,
dominus Will' Hyll. cognatus Trollop, quorum capita suspenduntur
supra portas Eboraci. Et nota quod istud bellum incepit apud
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Wentbrygge, et sic usque ad Ferybrygge, et campus in quo pugnabant
vocatur Duntyngdale, juxta locum vocatum Charyngcross prope
villelam vocatam Seton, &c.

Anno Domini M.CCCC'"°.lxj°, xxviij° die mensis Junii, scilicet
iiij*" kl. Julii, contingente in die Dominica, Coronacio Eegis Edwardi
quarti Comitis de Marclie, filii Ricardi ducis Eboraci apud West-
monasterium a duobus Archiepiscopis cum magna sollempnitate.
Nam ibi erant plures Episcopi, dux Norfolcli, Marischallus Anglie,
Dux SufFolch, Seneschallus Anglie, dominus Georgius frater Regis,
dux Clarencie, dominus Ricardus frater ejus, &c.

1461. Item, eodem anno, xxiiij° die Julii, id est in vigilia Sancti
Jacobi, contingente in die Veneris, pluit sanguis apud Pokrych
et apud Ware, ut dicebatur.

Item, anno Domini M°.cccc"lxj°, in mense Novembris in festo
Sancti Leonardi, obiit dominus Umfrydus Moubry dux Xorfolchie.

Item, eodem anno, in mense Februarii, arestati erant et adducti
ad Regem et concilium suum London', abbas de Bury cum iij
monachis ejusdem loci, dominus Thomas Tuddenham, Heydon,
Harslston,'* et dominus T. Porter de Norfolch cum aliis; et eodem
tempore circa festum Sancti Valentini dominus Ambry (Aubrey)
filius comitis Oxonie erat suspensus et tractus London'. Et eodem
tempore, ut dicitur, insurrexit quidam capitaneus qui cum iiij"''
milibus vel pluribus regnavit in Scliirwode. Circa festum Cathedre
Sancti Petri decapitatus erat comes Oxonie, Will' Terell, ex eo
quod clam nitebantur insidias facere cum populo contra Regem
Edwardum ; nam quidam nuncius missus erat per illos et alios ad
Henricum nuper Regem et Reginam et alios dominos in Scotia
existentes cum Uteris proditorie, scilicet ut sequereniur Regem
Edwardum equitantem in partem Borialem cum exercitu suo quasi


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