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it comes at 20s., and more or less if the scutage be more or less than 20s. ;
doing to the chief lords of the fee for the bishop all the services therfor
due. Witnesses : Sir Thomas Weilaund and Sir John Lovetot, then
justices of the Bench ; Sir John de Ingalesthorp, Sir Ealph de Quaddon,
knights ; Sir John de Kyrkeby, William de Middelton, Walter de Bintre.

Me)iiorandum, that Alexander came into chancery and acknowledged the
premises, and granted that, if he fail to make payment, he shall be
destrained by all his lands and tenements.

May 5. Richard de Aston acknowledges that he owes to Stephen de Cornhull,

Eennington. citizen of London, 40Z. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his
lands and chattels in cos. Southampton and Dorset.

Eichard de Tany, knight, and Giles Boys acknowledges that he owes to
E. bishop of Bath and Wells 151. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of
his lands and chattels in co. Essex.

May 11. Benedict de EoUeston acknowledges that he owes to Adam de Creting

Westminister. 2,001. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co.
Leicester.

(Jancelled on payment.

William de Luton acknowledges that he owes to William de Hamelton

100s. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co.

Buckingham.

Enrolment of agreement made between the king and queen and Sir
John de Cameis, son and heir of Sir Ealph de Cameis, whereby John
demises to the king and queen his manor of Ditton, co. Cambridge, for
fifteen years from St. John before the Latin Gate, 9 Edward. Witnesses :
Sir Eobert Burnel, bishop of Bath and Wells, John de Vescy, Eobert
Tibetot, Hugh son of Otto, John de Kirkeby, John de Lovetot.

The abbot of Eievaux acknowledges that he owes to William de
Hamelton ITQl. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and
chattels in co. York.

Cancelled on payment.

John del Boys, kuight, acknowledges that he owes to Nicholas Test and
his fellows, merchants of Lucca, 25 marks ; to be levied, in default of
payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Warwick.

Memorandum, that Henry de Perepund came into chancery, on 15 May,
in the eighth (sic) year, and acknowledged that he had received from John
de Eyvill 100 marks in which John was indebted to him, and he acquitted
John thereof.

John le Mareschal of Hakeburn acknowledges that he owes to John son
of Eichard de Hakeburn 18 marks ; to be levied, in default of payment,
of his lands and chattels in co. Berks.



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Richard Pouterel acknowledges, for himself and heirs, that he owes
to William Hamelyn 25 marks ; to be levied, in default of payment,
of his lands and chattels in co. Leicester.

Richard de Cantuaria acknowledges that he owes to William de Arrace
U. 9s. 8rf. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels
in CO. Middlesex.

Alan de Plugenet acknowledges that he owes to John de Grimisted
20/. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels.

Hugh de Digneneton acknowledges that he owes to Henry de Greyne-
ford 6 marks ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and
chattels in cos. Surrey and Middlesex.

Robert de Plesys acknowledges that he owes to William de Monte
Caniso 20L ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels
in CO. Essex.

Ralph Springehoes acknowledges that he owes to Milicent de Monte
Alto 60s. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels.

Cancelled on pai/iiieiit, acknowledged in chancery by John de Castreton,
Milicent's steward.

Henry de Grey acknowledges that he owes to William de Monte Caniso
20/. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co.
Essex.

Ealph de Hevre acknowledges that he owes to John de Sancto Dionisio
50s. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in cos.
Kent and Essex.

Hugh Lovel acknowledges that he owes to R. bishop of Bath and
Wells 10 marks ; to be delivered, in default of payment, of his lands and
chattels in co. .



MEMBRANE 6d.

Enrolment of agreement between Richard de Mangodesfeld, mayor of
Bristowe, and the commune of the same town, on the one part, and the
merchants in woad {marcliaunz weyders) of Amyens, Corbye, and of Nele,
of the other, that the merchants coming into that town with their woad
ought to warehouse (herbereier) their woad in accustomed places, as they were
wont to do, and that four suitable porters shall be chosen by the common
assent of the mayor and the merchants, and sworn to this that they will
make the stacks {i/eiiiers) well and faithfully in this form — that the woad
shall be bruised (creisez), turned and mixed, and at the fourth time shall
be put in stack, before being put to assay. Of the four porters chosen the
merchants may take two to make their stacks or all four if they wish.
When the merchants wish to sell their woad, they shall put [baudernnt)
it in assay to two or three dyers of the town, or more if they wish, living
by their craft {mester), whom they shall chose. If the merchants and the
dyers cannot agree concerning the result (fer) after the assay have been
made, the merchants may put their woad to assay in another place with
other dyers of that town at their pleasure, or may send their woad out of
the town to be sold where they will. If any merchant send woad into the
town and wish to mix it with any stack previously made, he ought to
make the stack entirely afresh, and afterwards put it to assay in form
aforesaid. The mayor shall have power by his office to cause all the dyers



122 CALENDAR OP CLOSE ROLLS.

Mcinhrtnie oil — coiU.

of the town to be sworn that they will make the assay well and truly for
the town and for the merchants, and that when they have thus been sworn
the oath shall last for their lifetime {par ecu soul sercincnt q'ilfrmit s'enpassent
a terme tic liir rie). If any new dyer come and wish to live by his craft,
the mayor shall take his oath according to the form aforesaid. If any
dyer be attainted of unfaithful assay, the mayor shall have power to punish
him according to his offence. In witness whereof Richard de Mangodes-
feld, then mayor, Thomas deHamelden, Henry de Siston, Walter Fraunceis,
John Seinde, John Bruselaunee, Simon de Wedmor, William de la Cornere,
burgesses of the said town, have put their seals to this divided writing
{escrist pai-ti). Dated at Westminster, the eve of the Ascension, 9 Edward.
French.

William Corbet acknowledges that he owes to William Brun 6 marks ;
to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in CO. Salop.

(_'anccllcd (in paymoit.

John de Sancto Johanne acknowledges that he owes to Queen Eleanor,
the king's mother, 600Z. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands
and chatels in co. Southampton.

Robert de Plumpton acknowledges that he owes to R. bishop of Bath
and Wells 11 marks ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and
chattels in co. York.

Benedict de RoUeston acknowledges that he owes to Master Roger
la Portee 7^- marks ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and
chattels in co. Leicester.

The prior of Chirebiry acknowledges that he owes to R. bishop of Bath
and Wells 17s. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and
chattels in co. Salop.

Poncius de Mora, merchant, acknowledges that he owes to William de
Monte Caniso of Edwardeston 40/. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of
his lands and chattels in the city of London.

The prior of Blithburgh acknowledges, for himself and house, that he
owes to Master Alan de Berton 40s. ; to be levied, in default of payment,
of his lands and chattels in co. Suffolk.

Cancelled on payment.

William de Reley, knight, acknowledges that he owes to William de
Hamelton 4 marks ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and
chattels in co. Somerset.

Geoffrey de Langelee acknowledges that he owes to the abbot and con-
vent of Wellebek 60L ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands
and chattels in co. Nottingham.

Robert de Mortimer acknowledges that he owes to Henry de Lenn,
clerk, 20.S. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels
in cos. Hereford and Salop.

Memorandum, that on Thursday before Whitsuntide, there were de-
livered into the wardrobe at Westminster to Thomas de Gunneys, then one
of the keepers of the wardrobe, a letter of procuration {procuratorium) under
the seals of the consules of the towns of Condom {Condomio), Mezin
(Medicino), Nerac (Nayriaco), Montreal {Monte Regali), and St. Gaudens
{Sancto (Jaiideucio) that the men of the said castles and towns may, as



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their syndic said, buy and sell salt wherever they wish within certain
limits, concerning which the bishop of Agen produced an award [arhitrium),
which the king confirmed.

Memorandum., that Walter de Wymburn delivered to William de
Gisilham, on Thursday before Whitsuntide, the Ragman-roll {raiieman) of
Wilts.

Almaric de Somers[eta] came before the king, on Thursday after St.
Augustine, and sought to replevy to Richard le Goynte the latter's land,
which was taken into the king's hand for Almaric's {sic) default against
Henry Leik.

Roger le Estraunge acknowledges that he owes to Guncehn de Badeles-
mer 40 marks ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and
chattels in co. Salop.

John Peverel acknowledges that he owes to Stephen de Cornhull 111. ;
to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Wilts.

John de Crepping acknowledges that he owes to the said Stephen
111. 12s. Od.; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels
in CO. York.

Robert son of Payn acknowledges that he owes to Walter de Kancia 84
marks ; to be levied, in, default of payment, of his lands and chattels.

Memorandum, that Walter de Wymburn delivered to Gilbert de Thornton,
on the eve of Whitsuntide, the Rolls of Rageman of Lincoln.

John Drawe came before the king, on Friday after St. Augustine, and
sought to replevy to Henry le Sawer's the latter's land in Remeseye, which
was taken into the king's hands for Henry's default against Agatha, late
the wife of Henry le Loke.

The said John, on the same day, sought to replevy to Edith, late the
wife of Ralph de Boneyate, her land in Romesie, which was taken into the
king's hands for her default against the aforesaid Agatha.

The said John, on the same day, sought to replevy to John le Noble the
latter's land in Romeseie, which was taken into the king's hands for his
default against the aforesaid Agatha.

The said John, on the same day, sought to replevy to Alice Attemuln
her land in Welles, which was taken into the king's hands for her default
against Isabella, late the wife of Henry Attemuln.

The said John, on the same day, sought to replevy to Cicely, late the
wife of Adam le Corur, her land in Romeseye, which was taken mto the
king's hands for her default against the aforesaid Agatha.

The said John, on the same day, sought to replevy to Thomas Attemuln
the latter's land in Welles, which was taken into the king's hands for his
default against the aforesaid Isabella.

William Waldesheif acknowledges that he owes to Iterius de Ingolisma
251. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in
CO. Oxford and Huntingdon.

Robert de Hormede, Peter de Hormed, William de Hormed, and John
de Hormed acknowledge that they owe to the king 35s. ; to be levied, in
default of payment, of their lands and chattels in co. Hertford.



124 CALENDAR OF CLOSE ROLLS.

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Membrane brf — com.

The said Robert, Peter, William and John acknowledge that they owe
to Iterius de Ingolisma and Brunettus de la Porte 10 marks ; to be levied,
in default of payment, of their lands and chattels in co. Hertford.

Richard de Limeseye acknowledges that he owes to Theobald de Verdun
8 marks ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in
CO. Warwick.

The prior of Duddel[eye] acknowledges that he owes to John de Brugges
60.S-. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co.
Stafford.

Philip de Clopton, chaplain, acknowledges that he owes to Master Geoffrey
de Asphale 4 marks ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and
chattels in co. Esses.

John son of John de Salne of Stilton acknowledges ■ that he owes to
Thomas de Wymundeham 40s. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his
lands and chattels in co. Huntingdon.

Robert de Nevill acknowledges that he owes to Aaron son of Vives, a
Jew of London, 9^. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and
chattels in co. Rutland.

Geoffrey son of Ralph de Balsham acknowledges that he owes to Aaron
son of Vives, a Jew of London, 105 quarters of wheat, price 6s. 8d. a
quarter ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in
the city of London.

Memorandum, that Walter de Wimburn, on Wednesday in Whitsun
week, delivered to Gilbert de Thorinton, then the king's advocate
(narratori), two charters, one under the name of King Henry II. and the
other under that of King Richard, concerning the manor of Dancastre,
which the king demanded against Peter de Malo Lacu as his right.

The prior of Chastelacre acknowledges that he owes to Master Geoffrey
de Haspal 52 marks 6s. 8d. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his
lands and chattels in co. Norfolk.

David son of Llewelyn son of Griffin acknowledges that he owes of
Nutus de Florencia, merchant, 40 marks ; to be levied, in default of
payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Northampton.

Enrolment of release by Elias de Hauville, knight, to Sir Ralph de
Sancto Mauro and Richard Punchardun of all his anger and action against
them jointly and severally, or against their men or servants, because they
took Amy his wife and certain goods and chattels that she had with her
out of his power and detained her at their pleasure, or for any thing that
Ralph did or was said to have done to her, or for costs, damages and
expenses in this connexion. Witnesses : Otto de Grandi Sono, Hugh son
of Otto, Richard Pokeram, Adam de Lascell[is], Hugh de Angervile,
Dated at London, 1 June, 9 Edward.

Memorandum, that Elias came into chancery, and acknowledged the
premises.

Aaron son of Vives, a Jew, acknowledges that he owes to Elias de
Hauvile 100 marks ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and
chattels.

(Jancelled on payment.



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Eeginald de Hanescomp acknowledges that he owes to Ralph de
Hengham I'M. 15s. Od. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands
and chattels in co. Bedford.

John de Sancto Licio de Welleburn acknowledges that he owes to Eobert
de Scardeburgh 6 marks 6s. 8d. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of
his lands and chattels in co. Lincoln.



MEMBRANE 5rf.

Memorandum, that John de Eadenor, receiver of Buelt, came into
chancery, on 5 June, and acknowledged receipt from Master Henry de Bray,
when he was bailiff of Bergeveny, of 725 marks, to wit lOOZ. before Henry
was fermor of the bailiwick and the remaining 575 marks after he was
fermor, for the works of the castle of Buelt, and he acquitted Henry
thereof.

Afterwards Master Henry came into chancery and acknowledged that he
owes to the said John 43?. 3s. 4'?. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of
his lands and chattels in co. Leicester.

Stephen de Houeden, clerk, came into chancery, on 6 June, and
acknowledged that he owes to William de Holecote 40s. ; to be levied, in
default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. York.

Walter de Ludinton came before the king, on Friday after Whitsuntide,
and sought to replevy to William de Bisshopesdon, the elder, the latter's
land in Wellesburn, which was taken into the king's hands for his default
against Master William de Portubus and Elizabeth, his wife.

The king sent his writ to this effect : ' Edward, etc. to William de
Saham. We order you to go in person, so soon as the affairs of your eyre
in CO. York will permit, to DerverguUa de Balliolo to hear her acknowledg-
ment, which she will make before you, concerning certain lands, of which
she enfeoffed by her charter John de Balliolo, her son, and our kinswoman
Isabella, daughter of the earl of Warren, John's wife, and to send to us under
your seal the record of the acknowledgment, so that we may have it in
a month from Easter. Witness myself at St. Edmund's, 7 February, in
the ninth year.'

In accordance with which mandate, William went to DerverguUa at
Drieburg in Scotland, on Friday after the Annunciation of St. Mary, and
DerverguUa acknowledged before him that she had granted by her charter
to John and his heirs and Isabella his wife all her lands and rents of
Ludingland, Great and Little Yarmouth, Torkeseye, Totenham, Wadington,
Hautebarge, Beltesford, Dunyngton, Golkeby, and Eepindon : to hold of
her during her life and afterwards of the king and the other chief lords of
the fees by the services therefor due and accustomed ; so that if John
pre-decease her, Isabella shall retain the lands for life and shall have her
dower of John's other lands and rents ; with remainder to DerverguUa if
John and Isabella die without an heir begotten between them. In case John
die before DerverguUa seised of the lands falling to him by inheritance,
Isabella shall then claim nothing in the lands conferred upon John and
her, except in allowance of part of her dower. Derverguilla made this
recognisance under this form : that if any tenements, advowsons or other
things at Totenham or elsewhere are excepted in the charter, they shall be
reserved to her for ever ; but if not, the acknowledgment shall stand in
form aforesaid, because she did not recollect the tenor of the charter in
all things.



126 CALENDAR OF CLOSE ROLLS.

1281.

Membrane 5d — coiit.

Adam de Monte Alto, knight, acknowledges that he owes to Gerard de
Collum 201. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels
in CO. Kent.

Simon son of Stephen de Sutton, Baldric his brother, William Attefeld
of Sutton, Richard Serle of Sutton, John Malemeins of Sutton, John atte
Pende of Sutton acknowledge that they owe to Thomas, bishop of St.
David's, 82 marks ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and
chattels in co. Surrey.

John Tropinel of Stocbrigg acknowledges that he owes to Simon le
Naper 8 marks 5.s. i^. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands
and chattels in co. Southampton.

Benedict de RoUeston acknowledges that he owes to Master William de
Marchia 2 marks ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and
chattels in co. Leicester.

Richard de Knoll came before the king, on Monday the morrow of Holy
Trinity, and sought to replevy his land in Pappeworthe Agnes, which was
taken into the king's hands for his default against Geoffrey de Sandiacre.

June 7. To the justices of the Bench. Notification that the king has rendered

Westminster, to Robert son of Walter, Dervergulla his wife, Robert de Greilly and
Hawisia his wife, in exchange for the advowson of the church of Thynden,
which they gave to him by their charter, the 81. 3s. id. yearly of land in
Kingeston granted to the king by them to supply the deficit of the manor
of Burgh (Burgo), which John de Burgo, father of the said Dervergulla
and Hawisia, of whom they are the heirs, demised to the king as worth
(jjiri) 301. yearly of land.

Peter de Monte Porti acknowledges that he owes to Aaron son of Vyves,

a Jew of London, 181. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands

and chattels in co. Warwick.

Guy, prior of Montacute, acknowledges that he owes to John de
Lincolnia HI. 12s. 0<l. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands
and chattels in cos. Dorset and Somerset.

Robert de Crevequer and John de Sancto Edmundo acknowledge that
they owe to Aaron son of Vyves, a Jew of London, 20 marks ; to be levied,
in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in cos. Sussex and Suffolk.

June 11. Roger son of Roger de Danyssewell came before the king, on Wednesday

Barnes. after Holy Trinity, and sought to replevy his land in Great Akle, which
was taken into the king's hands for his default against Roger son of
Richard de Denyssewell.

Walter de Koitelcroft acknowledges that he owes to Aaron son of Vives

100 quarters of wheat, price half a mark the quarter ; to be levied in

default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Kent.

Bernard de Brus acknowledges that he owes to Aaron son of Vives 80
sacks of wool, price 10 marks a sack ; to be levied, in default of payment,
of his lands and chattels in co. Rutland.

William le Vineter came before the king, on Friday after Holy Trinity,
and sought to replevy his land in Kingeston to Alan de Neubur[y] and
Ralph le Pot their land in the same town, which was taken into the



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king's hands for their default against Alice, late the wife of Bartholomew
le Teynterer. This is signified to the justices of the Bench.

Alan Athoresmecche came before the king, on Saturday after
St. Barnabas, and sought to replevy to Emma atte Wode her land
in Cunebelle, which was taken into the king's hands for her default
against Juliana de Murifeld. This is signified to the justices of the
Bench.

Gilbert de Brunolesheved acknowledges that he owes to Master Alan de
Berton 60s. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels
in COS. Westmoreland, Lancaster and York.

Enrolment of deed of Peter Vigor Rustand de Soler, burgess of Bordeaux,
and Gitard de Burg, knight, lord of Bertoyl, acknowledging themselves
bound to Gregory de Rokesl[eye], citizen of London, in 100 tuns and two
pipes of Bordeaux wine, for 160?. sterling paid to them in London on the
day of the making of this deed ; which wine they undertake to render to
Gregory at London from the next vintage, warehoused [hebergez) and
gauged {gau(ie^) at their cost and risk, within cellars in the vintry at
London, full and oiled, and acquitted {engetes) of prise and of all other
costs, saving the king's little custom, which Gregory shall pay and
gauge for them. In case the wines be lost at sea, they shall be
bound to render the said wines from the next following rack (rec)
before Easter. When Gregory shall have seen and tasted the wines
in cellars, and if they cannot furnish the said quantity of good and
merchantable wines of the vintage aforesaid, they shall be bound to make
good the deficiency from the following rack {leer) before Easter, or to
pay 40«. and iQd. for each barrel that is lacking. They undertake to make
good Gregory's damages incurred by non-delivery, taking his bare word for
the amount thereof. For the execution of the agreements they charge
their goods, on sea or on land, and renounce all cavils, fran-
chises, etc., that might aid them against Gregory. Witnesses : Pontius
(Pounz) de la More, John Colum, Alexander de Cambes, Bernard Breuter,
Peter Chaillau, Elis Boet, Peter Dumas, Reymond Alaude of Burdeux ;
Henry le Waleis, Walter le Cornwaleis, Henry de Hereford, Henry de
Burg, John le Clerc. Dated at London, on Monday after Holy Trinity,
9 Edward. French.

July 10. Memorandum, that Peter Viger came into chancery, and acknowledged

Westminster, the premises, and granted that the wnies shall be levied, in default of
delivery, of his lands and chattels in Gascouy and elsewhere.

July 11. To the sheriff of Essex. Notification that Roger son of Roger de

Barnes. Danyssewell came before the king, on Wednesday after Holy Trinity, and

sought to replevy his land in Wykes, which was taken into the king's

hands for his default in that county [court] against Roger son of Richard

de Denyssewelle.

Almaric de Som[erset] came before the king, on Thursday after St.

. Augustine, and sought to replevy to Richard le Coynte the latter's land,

which was taken into the king's hands for his default against Henry Lak.

Roger Grymbaud acknowledges that he owes to Master Ralph le Sauser
2i marks ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels
in CO. Hertford.



l'-^« CALENDAR OF CLOSE ROLLS.

1 901

])(('mbrane 5d — cidU.

Enrolment of grant by Hugh de Plessetis to the king of his manor of
Hedyndon, with the members, hundreds, liberties, etc., which manor is
of the crown of England. Witnesses ; Sir John de Vesey, Otto de
Grandisono, Eobert Tibotot, Stephen de Penecestre, Hugh son of Otto,
Thomas de Weyland, .John de Luvetot, Eichard de Bosco.

Memorandum, that this charter and two letters patent of Hugh's, one



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