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CO. Essex.

For payment of this sum Hugh found as surety Thomas de Stodham,
who constituted himself principal debtor, and granted that the money shall
be levied, in Hugh's default, of his lands and chattels in co. Essex.

Cancelled on paj/»?CTif.

John Lestrange [Extraneus) acknowledges that he owes to Bonruncinus
Galteri and Brunettus and Eichard, his sons, merchants of Lucca, 201. ;
to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Salop.

Oct. 25. The under-written have quittance of the common summons [of the eyre]

Westminster, for pleas of the Forest in co. Northampton. Witness : Edmund, earl of
Cornwall :

Edmund, earl of Cornwall.

Alexander de Sywell.

Master Nicholas de Hegham.

The abbot of Thorneye.

The dean of St. Mary's, Lincoln.

The under- written have quittance of the common summons [of the eyre]
for common pleas in co. Bedford :

Edmund, earl of Cornwall.
Reginald de Grey.

Geoffrey de Hothum acknowledges that he owes to Adam de Osgoteby

40s. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in

CO. York.

Simon Basset acknowledges that he owes to William de Hamelton,
clerk, 12 marks ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and
chattels in co. Derby.

Cancelled on fiayment.

William de Thorp, Thomas Burt, and Roger de Gyley acknowledge
that they owe to Hugh de Hengham 20 marks ; to be levied, in default of
payment, of their lands and chattels in co. Norfolk.

CaiKelled on iiayment.

Roger de Blolys acknowledges that he owes to Robert Russell lOJ marks ;
to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Wilts.

Adam son of Hugh de Hyndele acknowledges that he owes to Adam de
Clare, clerk, 16 marks ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands
and chattels in co. Lancaster.

Cancelled on payment.

Simon Basset and William de Beumaner acknowledge that they owe to
William de Hamelton, clerk, 19L ; to be levied, in default of payment, of
their lands and chattels in co. Derby.



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■^^""- Membrane Id — Schedule, dorse — cont.

Robert de Scales acknowledges that he owes to "William de la More
11 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels
in CO. Norfolk.

Ealph de Selviston acknowledges that he owes to William de Holecote,
clerk, 5 marks; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and
chattels in co. Northampton.

Eoland de Keykyn acknowledges that he owes to John de Langeton,
clerk, 12 marks 6s. 8rf. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands
and chattels in co. York.

Cancelled on ijayment.

Edward de Kenefeld came before the king, on Sunday the morrow of
All Souls, and sought to replevy his land in Pecham, which was taken
into the king's hands for his default before the justices of the Bench
against Christiana, late the wife of William Heghman of Canterbury.

Eudo de Shytelingdon, chaplain, Walter de Berton, and John son of
Simon de Melneho acknowledge that they owe to Ralph de Hengham 111. ;
to be levied, in default of payment, of their lands and chattels.

Simon Wyberd of Sandwich came before the king, on Tuesday after All
Saints, and sought to replevy 10s. yearly of land in Tanet, which was taken
into the king's hands for his default before the justices of the Bench against
Simon Grandyn and Is[abella], his wife.

The prior of Donestaple acknowledges that he owes to William de Hole-
cote, clerk, 10 marks ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and
chattels in co. Bedford.

Cancelled on imyment.

John de Stanes acknowledges that he owes to Matilda la Baude 26s. 8rf. ;
to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Hertford.

John son of Philip acknowledges that he owes to Roger de Evesham
60 marks ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in
CO. Stafford.

Memorandum, that Walter Uncle, one of the executors of the will of
Maurice le Bright of Ireland and one of the proctors of the co-executors of his
will, came into chancery at Westminster, on Saturday before Martinmas,
and acknowledged and assigned, for himself and his co-executors, to
William de Hamelton, clerk, a debt of 60^. in which Guy de Brion', knight,
[is indebted] to Walter and his co-executors by a bond in William's
custody by Walter's delivery, concerning which a recognisance was made
before Robert de Tybotot, justice of West Wales, enrolled in Robert's rolls
at Kermerdin ; so that the debt shall be paid to William by Guy and his
sureties, in recompence for a debt due from Maurice at his death to
William.

Nov. 8. William de Laxinton acknowledges that he owes to William de Barke-

Westminster. thorpe, clerk, 4 marks ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands
and chattels in co. York. Witness : Edmund, earl of Cornwall.

Walter Uncle acknowledges that he owes to William de Hamelton,
clerk, 100s. ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels
in Ireland.

Cancelled on •payment.



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1286.



Membrane Id — Su/iedule, rlorfie — cont.

Ealph de Broghton acknowledges that he owes to John de Benteleye
23 marks ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels.

Cancelled on payment.

Enrolment of agreement made, on Monday the feast of Martinmas,
between Sir William de Hamelton, clerk, and Hir Henry de Breyleford,
knight, whereby William demises to Henry at ferm for the term of
William's life the manor of Attelawe, which William had of the demise of
the late Sir Eobert de Accovre ; rendering therefor to William 301. yearly,
to wit 151. at Christmas, 1287, in the priory of Lenton, and 151. at Mid-
summer following, and thus from year to year. Witnesses ; Sir Henry
son of Herbert, Sir William de Meynill, Ralph de Muntjoye, knights,
Thomas de Grattton, Oliver de Couland, Nicholas de Couland, JohnleBlund.

Memorandum, that Henry came into chancery at Westminster, and
acknowledged the deed aforesaid, and acknowledged that he would pay the
aforesaid sum to William as above, and granted that it shall be levied, in
default of payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Derby.

Eoger son of Robert de Hereford acknowledges that he owes to Master
Adam de Crokedayk 14 marks ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his
lands and chattels in co. Huntingdon.

Eoger de la Chambre came before the king, on Saturday the feast of St.
Edmund, and sought to replevy the land of Master William Lenk in Little
Wolford, which was taken into the king's hands for his default in the
king's court against Thomas de Woleford. This is signified to the justices
of the Bench.

Robert de Vernun acknowledges that he owes to the dean and chapter
of Lisieux 37j marks ; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and
chattels in co. Wilts.

Cancelled on jiayiiient to Master William de Fratis, proctor of the dean and
chapter, as appears by their letters patent on the files of the sixteenth year.

James de Bello Campo, parson of the church of Hampslap, acknowledges
that he owes to William de la More 14 marks ; to be levied, in default of
payment, of his lands and chattels in co. Buckingham.



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15 EDWARD I.



1286.
Nov. 25.

Westminster.



Nov. 28.

Westminster-



Dec. 8.
tt'estminster.



Dee. 10.

^A'estminster.



MEMBRANE 8.

To the sheriff of Buckingham. Order to cause a coroner for that county
to be elected in place of Edmund de Wedon, lately elected, whom the king
has amoved from office because he is staying continuously in the service
of Edmund, earl of Cornwall, supplying the king's place in England.

To the justices in eyre in co. Suffolk. Order to cause to be replevied to
John de Balliolo until the quinzaine of St. Hilary next, unless otherwise
ordered, a moiety of the hundred of Lodingelaund, which they lately
caused to be taken into the king's hands because John did not offer
himself personally before them to carry before them a wand in their eyre,
as pertained to him by reason of the moiety aforesaid.

To Master H. de Bray, escheator this side Trent. Order to cause
James de Oxton, son and heir of Joan, late the wife of Alexander de Oxton,
to have seisin of the lands that Joan held of the barony of Herberton,
which is in the king's hands by reason of the death of Eoger de Vautort,
tenant in chief, as the king has taken fealty for the said lands.

To Eoger Lestrange (Ea-traneo), justice of the Forest this side Trent.
Order to deliver Eichard Laurenz, imprisoned at Aylesbiry for trespass in
the forest of Bernewode, wherewith he is charged, in bail to twelve men
who shall mainpern to have him before the justices for the pleas of the
Forest.

To the sheriff of Essex. Order to deliver William son of Hugh le Fevre
of Macching, imprisoned at Colecestre for the death of John Segrim,
wherewith he is charged, in bail to twelve men who shall mainpern to
have him before the justices at the first assize if any one wish to speak
against him, as the king learns by the record of Eichard de Boylaund and
his fellows, justices to deliver that gaol, that William slew John in self-
defence and not by felony or of malice aforethought.

To the keeper of the forest of Wauberg. Order to cause John de Bohun
to have in that forest four does, of the king's gift. Witness: Edmund,
earl of Cornwall. The king sent this order from parts beyond sea.

To the treasurer and barons of the exchequer. Order to allow to
Dionisia de Monte Caniso 111. Is. 6r/. yearly from 1 December, in the
tenth year of the king's reign, if they ascertain that she paid this sum
yearly to the king's mother, as the king, on the said day, granted to his
mother — in recompence for 91. Is. Qd. of yearly rent that he owed to her
for the rent of that amount issuing from 21J knights' fees of the honour
of Eichmond in cos. Nottingham and Lincoln, as appears by an extent
made by Thomas de Normanvill and John de Crokesle, and also in
recompence for 20s. to be paid yearly to the abbot and convent of King's
Beaulieu of the alms of the king's progenitors for a tun of wine of the
king's right prise at Southampton, which prise the king granted to his
mother for life by reason of her dower [dotalicii), and in recompence of
another 20s. to be paid yearly to the abbot and convent of Natelegh of the like
alms of the prise aforesaid — that she should receive yearly at the exchequer



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441



1286.



Dec. 26.

Westminster.



1287.
Jan. 8.

Westminster.



Jan, 16.
Westminster.



Jan. 15.
Westminster.



Memlirane 8 — cont.

111. Is. 6rf. of the 151. due to him yearly from the manor of Eadewell,
CO. Essex, and he thereupon ordered Dionisia, tenant of the manor
aforesaid, to pay this sum to his mother yearly for life. Witness :
Edmund, earl of Cornwall.

To the sheriff of Huntingdon. Order to cause to be replevied to
Agnes de Vescy the liberty that she claims to have of \'m\\ of frankpledge
in her manor of Cesterton, which was taken into the king's hands by the
justices last in eyre in that county, until the octaves of the Purification
next, so that the sheriff may then resume the bailiwick into the king's
hands in order that there may then be done before the treasurer and barons
of the exchequer what ought of right to be done.

To the sheriff of Salop. Order to deliver Nicholas le Baroun of
Stafford, imprisoned at Shrewsbury for certain trespasses wherewith he is
charged, in bail to six knights and other approved men who shall mainpern
to have him before the king's council at Westminster on the morrow of the
Purification next to stand to right if the king or any one else wish to speak
against him.

To Master Henry de Bray, escheator this side Trent. Order to make
partition into two equal shares of the lands that belonged to Hubert
Huse, tenant in chief, and to cause John de Torenny, who married Isabella,
daughter and heiress of Hubert, to have seisin of the purparty falling to
Isabella, as the king has taken John's fealty.

To the keeper of the forest of Chute. Order to cause Queen Eleanor,
the king's mother, to have in that forest, where he shall deem most
convenient for her and least harmful to the king's forest, twenty oak-trunks
[robora) and up to ten acres of underWood there for fuel, of the king's gift.
Witness : Edmund, earl of Warwick.

To the sheriff of Salop. Order to deliver to Ehys ap Maygon and Canan
ab Mereduth, Welshmen in the king's castle of Bruges, and to their
servant their robes and wages as they have been wont to receive hereto-
fore, and to cause them to have alleviation from the iron bonds
wherein they are detained in the castle, as the sheriff has been enjoined
on the king's behalf and as he shall see fit ; provided, however, that he be
sure of their bodies. Witness : Edmund, earl of Cornwall.

To the treasurer and barons of the exchequer. Order to discharge
Walter de la Mare of the ferm of the manor of Dertford from 9 December,
in the ninth year of her reign, when the king granted by his letters patent
to Queen Eleanor, his mother, for her life the manor, which is extended at
111. 14.S'. Id., as was agreed between him and her, and ordered Walter, then
his bailiff of the manor, to cause her to have seisin of the manor together
with everything received from it since the preceding J\Iichaelmas, saving to
the king his costs in sowing the lands by Walter and the king's corn and
stock then in the manor.

To the queen mother. Whereas a discussion ought to be held before
Edmund, earl of Cornwall, supplying the king's place in England, and
before others of the king's council at Westminster on the morrow of the
Purification concerning an inquisition summoned and taken before W. de
Saham and R. Fulcon [is], justices appointed for that purpose, at Winchester
concerning a mill and an acre of marsh in Aulton, which the queen's men
of Aulton assert pertains to the kmg and which the abbot of Hyde,
Winchester, asserts pertains to him ; the king requests the queen to



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1287.



Mcmbraiw 8 — co)it.



send thither one of her men in whose circumspection and industry she has
confidence, who may know and be able to say something for the king why
the mill and marsh ought to remain to the king and not to the abbot.
Witness : Edmund, earl of Cornwall.



Jan. 25.

Westminster.



John son of Robert de Kelk
Stephen Cokes of Hundmanby,
sheriff of York to bail him.



imprisoned at Beverley for the death of
wherewith he is charged, has letters to the



To the sheriff of York. Order to cause Eichard son of Peter le Pessoner
of London, clerk, imprisoned at Beverley for the death of brother Walter
del Hospital, wherewith he is charged, in bail to twelve men who shall
mainpern to have him before the justices at the first assize to stand to
right if any one wish to speak against him, as the king learns by
inquisition taken by the sheriff that Eichard slew Walter whilst in a fit of
insanity {Jrenetica jmssione) and not by felony or of malice aforethought.

Jan. 28. To William de Vescy, justice of the Forest beyond Trent. Order to

Westminster, cause Michael de Harcla, sheriff of Cumberland, to have in the forest of
Inglewod thirty oaks fit for timber for the works of the king's castle of
Carlisle. Witness : Edmund, earl of Cornwall.

To Master Henry de Bray, escheator this side Trent. Order to deliver
to Isolda, late the wife of Robert de Munteny, tenant in chief, SOL yearly
of land from Eobert's lands, as the king has committed to her that value of
land to have in tenancia until he shall cause dower to be assigned to her.

To the sheriff of Nottingham. Order to release Ralph de Moyne from
prison at Notingham, wherein he is detained for the death of Eichard de
Stirche, slain at Eton, co. Warwick, as John de Manecestre, knight, Eobert
Marmyun of Whitacre, William Pundu of Kenebury, Ealph de Culy of
Mershton, Walter, his brother, Nicholas de Seckenden, William le Clerk
of Hurle, Eichard le Tayllur of Tamwurth, Henry del Chastel of Bromwych,
Anseim de Bromwych, Eobert de Grendon, and Richard de Turvill of
Bedewrth, co. Warwick, have mainperned to have him before the justices
at the first assize if anyone wish to speak against him.

To the sheriff of Eutland. Order to cause William le Blund to have
seisin of a messuage in Seyton that William Abbot, who was outlawed for
felony, held, as the king learns by inquisition taken by the sheriff that the
messuage has been in the king's hands for a year and a day, and is still in
his hands, and that it is held of William Blund, and that the township of
Seyton ought to answer the king therefor. Witness : Edmund, earl of
Cornwall.

To Master Henry de Bray, escheator this side Trent. Order to deliver to
Joan, late the wife of Eoger Dakeny, the lands that Eoger held in the
towns of Lethebur[y] and Keinho, together with everything received thence
since they were taken into the king's hands by reason of Eoger's death, as
the king learns by inquisition taken by the escheator that the lands are of
Joan's inheritance, and she has taken oath before the king that she will not
marry without his licence. Witness : Edmund, earl of Cornwall.

Feb. 11. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Order to cause two verderers for the forest

Westminster, of Dene to be elected in place of William de la HuUe and Eobert Malet,
deceased.

To the same. Order to cause a verderer for the aforesaid forest to
be elected in place of William de Aston, lately elected, as he has no lands
in that county, so that he is not qualified for that office.



Feb. 5.

Westminster.



Feb. 8.

Westminster.



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443



1287.



Mciiihrdiie 8 — coiit.

To Master Henry de Bray, escheator this side Trent. Order not to inter-
meddle further with the manor of Halton, co. Lincoln, and with 16.v. of
rent in Houton, and with 28 acres of land, three acres of meadow, and two
parts of a toft in Rokkesham, as the king learns by inquisition taken by the
escheator that Peter de Gousle, lately deceased, held the manor and rent of
the earl of Lincoln and the said lands, and it does not appear that he held
aught of the king.



Feb. 13.

Westminster.



MEMBRANE 7.
Feb. 11. To William de Vescy and his fellows, justices in eyre for pleas of the

Westminster. Forest in CO. Nottingham. Order not to molest W. bishop of Norwich in
their eyre by reason of the taking of venison in the late king's time and
until 10 February, in the eighth year of the king's reign, as the king on that
day by letters patent, which he has inspected, pardoned him all trespasses
committed in all forests and parks during such time in taking therein venison
without royal licence. Witness : Edmund, earl of Cornwall.

To the sheriff of Devon. Order to restore to Henry de Stanewey his
lands, goods and chattels, which were taken into the king's hands upon his
being charged with homicide, as he has purged his innocence before P.
bishop of Exeter, to whom he was delivered in accordance with the privilege
of the clergy.

To the sheriff of Norfolk. Order to cause a coroner for that county to be
elected in place of Ralph Bil, who was lately elected, as it is testified before
the king that Ralph has no lands in that county except a parcel of land
and that he dwells in co. Essex for the greater part of the year, for which
reason the king has amoved him from oflBice.

To Master Henry de Bray, escheator this side Trent. Order to deliver to
Sibyl, late the wife of Grimbald Pauncefot, tenant in chief, the manor of
Crukehowell, if he find by inquisition that she was jointly enfeoffed thereof
with her husband and was in full seisin thereof until his death, when the
escheator took the manor into the king's hands with Grimbald's lands, as
she has shown to the king. Witness : Edmund, earl of Cornwall.
Vacated, because otherwise beloir.

Feb. 15. To the same. Whereas the king lately, for divers debts due to him

Westminster, from Grimbald Pauncefot, deceased, caused to be taken into his hands
by Bogo de Knovill the manor of Crukehowell, which belonged to Grim-
bald, and the king now learns from Sibyl, late the wife of Grimbald, that
Hugh de Turbevill, of whose gift Grimbald and she had the manor,
enfeoffed Grimbald and her thereof jointly, so that it ought to remain to
her as her right after Grimbald's death : the king orders the escheator to
make inquisition concerning the premises, and, if he find that it is so, to
cause the manor to be restored to Sibyl. Witness : Edmund earl of Cornwall.

Feb. 15. To the same. Order not to intermeddle further with the manor of

Westminster. Poynton until' otherwise ordered, as the king learns by inquisition taken by
the escheator that Peter de Gousle held the manor of Roger son of Walter
de Pedwardin and Alice, his wife, daughter and heiress of Henry de Lung-
chaump, and it does not appear to the king that Peter at his death held
anything of him in chief except of the fee of the earl of Albemarle, which
is in the king's hands.

The like to the escheator in favour of Roger de Mortuo Mari of Duning-
ton concerning the manor of Steynton Market, which the aforesaid Peter
held of him.



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1287.



Feb. 20.

Westminster.



Feb. 23.
Westminster.



March 2.
Westminster.



^lemhrane 7 — cont.

The like to the same in favour of the prior of Sempringham concerning
38 acres of land and a meadow, which is extended at 4d. yearly, in Crane-
well, which the said Peter held of him.

To the same. Order not to intermeddle with a messuage and a carucate
of land in the town of Wullavington, which is a member of the king's
manor of Great Cumpton, co. Warwick, as the king granted the manor to
Hugh de Plessetis for life, and the escheator has taken into the king's
hands the said messuage and carucate, whereof Robert, father of John de
Hamme, of whom he [.John] is the heir, was seised in his demesne as of
fee at his death, and which Eobert held immediately of Hugh by reason of
the king's manor aforesaid and not of the king, as the said John has shown
to the king.

To the same. Order not to intermeddle until further orders with
104.5. 9rf. yearly of land and rent in Gousle, as the king learns by
inquisition taken by the escheator that Peter de Gousle held the rent of
Ealph Birun, and it does not appear to the king that he held aught of
him in chief at his death except of the fee of the earl of Albemarle, which
is in the king's hands.

Like order to the same concerning the lands that Peter held at his death
in the town of Basingham, as the king learns by inquisition taken by the
escheator that Peter held them of William de Staunton by the service of a
fifth of a knight's fee, and it does not appear to the king that he held
aught of the king in chief at his death except of the fee of the earl of
Albemarle.

Robert Waundard and Eustacia, his wife, John son of Robert Waundard,
Alice, daughter of Robert Waundard, Wydo Waundard, John son of
Gilbert Golde, Richard Sampson, Henry son of Edith, Hugh le Porcher,
Ralph le King, Lucy de Creton, Thomas le Bereher, and John son of
Laurence de Bloxham, imprisoned at Warwick for the death of Nicholas
Baudewine, whereof they are appealed, have letters to the sheriff of
Warwick to bail them. Witness : Edmund, earl of Cornwall.

To the sheriff of Devon. Order to cause William Martin to have seisin
of a messuage in Exeter that Alvred de la Porte, who was hanged for
felony, held, as the king learns by inquisition taken by the sheriff that it
has been in the king's hands for a year and a day, and that Alvred held it
of William, and that William de Gatepath ought to answer to the king for
the year and day thereof. Witness : Edmund, earl of Cornwall.

To Master Henry de Bray, escheator this side Trent. Order to deliver
to Joan, late the wife of Bartholomew de Brianzun, the manors of Auvelers
and Kersing', together with everything received thence since they were
taken into the king's hands, as the king learns by inquisition taken by the
escheator that the manors are of Joan's inheritance. Witness : Edmund,
earl of Cornwall.

To Thomas de Normanvill, escheator beyond Trent. Order to cause
Ralph de Freschenvill, son and heir of Aucher de Freschenvill, to have
seisin of the lands that Aucher held of the late king in chief, upon his
finding security to be before the king at his next coming into England to
do his homage, as the king has taken his fealty, which lands are in the
custody of Richard de Gray by the late king's commission during the
minority of Aucher's heir, saving the right of all others and saving to
Richard the manor of Boneye until he be satisfied for the ransom pertain-



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