D/BASM/15/3 1349-1364

 

 

Folio a

 

Names of the freeholders of Chalfont[1]

Lord Richard de la Vache
Lord Hugh de Berewyk
John Cheyne[2]
John de Chilterne[3]
Ralph Eccleshale[4]
Walter Drapere[5]
Adam Bolstrode[6]
John Warde[7]
Roger Mountagu[8]
William Letere[9]
Nicholas Letere
John Aschwelle[10]
Thomas Smyth
John Edward[11]
Roger Deye[12]
Walter Michel
John Smyth

 

Folio a (dorse)

 

Names of the tenants in Chalfont who hold in villeinage

Hugh atte Welle
Henry Boterfeld[13]
John Boterfeld[14]
Thomas Scheperde[15]
William Groundmere[16]
Roger Rotour[17]
Simon Smyth[18]
Robert Scheperde[19]
Ralph Hachet[20]
Cristiana Cheselee[21]
Ellen atte Borde[22]
Richard atte Nook[23]
Walter Michel
John Elot[24]
John Bole[25]
William Bole
John Spicer
The freeholders are clear in another part of this schedule.

 

Folio b

 

Court of the lord abbot of Missenden held at Chalfont St Peter on Wednesday in the festival of St Katherine in the twenty third year of the reign of King Edward the third after the conquest.[26]

The fine is pardoned; fealty: Denise le Checher has come and taken from the lord one cottage with appurtenances in Chalfont. To hold to her and her heirs according to the custom of the manor, and she has made fealty. The fine is pardoned because she is poor.
Fine 40d; fealty: Alice le Bedel has taken from the lord the whole of that tenement which was formerly of Ralph le Bedel her father. To hold to her and her heirs with charge according to the custom of the manor. And she gives to the lord for fine 40d. And she has made fealty and received seisin.
Fine 5s; fealty; fine 12d: Robert Godrod has come and taken from the lord the tenement which was of Henry Nattokes and the tenement of William Hoggeprest and the tenement of ?William Simonet. To hold to him and his heirs according to the custom of the manor. And he gives to the lord for fine to have entry 5s and he has made fealty. And afterwards the same Robert came and took from the lord one messuage which was called Shepecot [formerly] of William ate Hach. To hold the aforesaid messuage with appurtenances to him and his heirs according to the custom of the manor. And he gives to the lord as fine for the said messuage 12d.
Fine 2s; fealty: Thomas le Shepherde has come and taken from the lord all that tenement which was of William atte Mersch. To hold to him and his heirs with charge according to the custom of the manor. And he gives to the lord for fine for entry 2s. And he has made fealty.
The fine is pardoned; fealty: Alice le Porter has come and taken from the lord one tenement with appurtenances which was of Robert le Porter her father. To hold to her and her heirs according to the custom of the manor. And she has made fealty.
Fine 10s; fealty: Simon le Smyth and Alice his wife have taken from the lord the whole of that tenement which was of Richard Edward and the tenement which was of Alice Cade. To hold to them and their heirs with charge according to the custom of the manor. And he gives to the lord for fine for entry 10s. And he has made fealty and received seisin.
The fine is pardoned; fealty: Thomas Hugge has come and taken from the lord by the custody of John, son of Hugh Emelot, all that tenement, which was of the aforesaid Hugh. To hold to him until the full age of the said John with charge according to the custom of the manor. And he has made fealty.

Amercement 3d: William Ledzeter places himself in amercement for a trespass with six cows in the pasture of the lord, by the pledge of William le Heyward.
Amercement 2d: John Aschwell places himself for the same, by the pledge of John atte More.
Amercement 2d: John le Smyth places himself in amercement for a trespass with 20 sheep in the pasture of the lord, by the pledge of Simon le Smyth.
Distraint: An order is still made, just as on other occasions, to distrain Adam Bolistrod for fealty, etc, and for heriot concerning the tenement called Charlesmer.
Distraint: An order is made, as before, to the bailiffs to answer concerning the issues of the tenement formerly of Clerke.
An order is made to distrain: An order is made to distrain John Cheyne, John de Chilterne, Thomas Blaket, Richard de la Vach, Robert le Warde and lord Hugh Berewyk, knight, for homage, fealty and many defaults.
An order is made to distrain: An order is made to distrain Walter Bounesbury to make fealty to the lord for a certain item of the tenement of John le Smyth.
An order is made to distrain: An order is made to distrain John, son and heir of Joan de Aschwell, for making homage.
An order is made to distrain: An order is made to levy from Robert Mounfort and from William Plomer, his pledge, 13s 4d, namely 10s of arrears and 3s 4d of rent held payable at the Annunciation of the Blessed Mary concerning the tenement of land, which Agnes Bounesbury held for the term of her life then in the right of the aforesaid Robert.
Fealty; fine 40s: Henry Boterfeld has come to this court and taken from the lord in bondage the whole of that tenement with appurtenances, which was formerly of William atte Hach. To hold to him and his heirs from the Nativity forever with charge according to the custom of the manor. And he gives to the lord 40s for fine for having entry and he has made fealty and received seisin.

Memorandum concerning the lands of Robert atte Borde, villein of the lord. By licence of the lord he has handed over all of his land.

Assessors: Robert atte Borde and William le Heyward: Sum: 61s 11d

 

Folio c

 

Chalfont: Court of William, abbot of Missenden, held there on 13th March in the twenty third year [of the reign of King Edward III].[27]

Thomas le Smyth[28] [is essoined] of common suit ~ by Thomas le Smyth.
Amercements 12d: William le Plomer[29] for a trespass in the pasture, John Smyth the elder[30] for a trespass in the corn, John Holtyng[31] for a trespass in the pasture, William le Smyth[32] for the same, Richard Edward[33] for a trespass in the wood, William atte Hache the younger[34] for the same, William ?Pertefey[35] for […] in the pasture, William Gryndemere[36] for a trespass in the corn, Henry Helder[37] for a trespass in the pasture, and William atte Hacche the younger[38] for the same, place themselves in amercement.
Distraint: An order is made, as before, to the bailiffs to answer concerning the issues[39] of the tenement formerly[40] Clerkes.
Distraint[41]: An order is made to distrain Adam de Bolstrode for fealty and for a heriot concerning the tenement called Charlesmere[42].
Day; distraint: Nicholas Plomer, William Plomer,[43] Robert Mountfort and John de Asshwell have a day to make homage to the lord before the festival of the Annunciation of the Blessed Mary. And an order is made to distrain Alexander Cheyny,[44] John de Chiltern, Thomas Blaket,[45] Richard la Vasche, Robert le Warde[46] and Hugh de Berewyk for homage, fealty and many defaults.
Distraint: An order is made to distrain Walter de Bounesbury[47] to make fealty to the lord for a certain item of the tenement of John le Smyth.
The freeholders; fealty; Nicholas Plomer, William Plomer, John de Asschwell, William atte Nassh, Robert le Mountfort and John atte Grove, freeholders, have made fealty.
Fealty: William atte Grove, Henry Michel, Simon Chesele, William atte Hacche and John Edward, tenants by roll, have made fealty.
Villeins; fealty: Robert atte Borde, Richard Rotour, Richard Edward and John Holtyng, villeins, have made fealty.
Amercement 1d: Matilda Edward is in amercement for default of court.
One sow concerning heriot: The customary tenants present that Eve atte Marssh, villein, who held of the lord in bondage one farthing’s worth of land, has died. After whose death the lord has had one pregnant sow worth 2s. And the tenements are seized, etc. And an order is made to the bailiff to answer concerning the issues.
Fine 2s 6d; fealty: Item, they present that Richard Haukere, who held of the lord two cottages by roll, has died. By whose death the lord has had nothing concerning a heriot on account that he had nothing in goods. And the aforesaid tenements are seised. And there has come Joan, daughter and heir of the aforesaid Richard, and she gives to the lord 2s 6d for fine to have entry. And she has made fealty.
Heriot of one ox; relief 10s, two capons; fealty: Item, they present that Joan de Asshwell, who held of the lord one messuage and one virgate of land freely, has died. By whose death the lord has had one red ox worth 11s 3d. And the tenements, etc, saving the right, etc. And there has come John, son and heir of the aforesaid Joan, and he gives concerning the relief 10s and two capons. And he has made fealty. And he has a day concerning homage.
13s 4d of rent: Item, they present that Agnes de Bounesbury, who held of the lord 10s of rent for the term of the life of Robert Mountfort and Agnes his wife, has died. By whose death the bailiffs of the lord have seized John, son of the aforesaid Agnes, aged three years, and the rent, on account that the aforesaid Agnes held it by knight service. And there has come Robert Mountfort, tenant of the lands and tenements, and the aforesaid rent has come forth. And he has found as pledge William Plomer to pay to the lord 13s 4d, namely 10s of arrears and 3s 4d of rent at the term of the Annunciation next to come, to be paid at Hokeday next to come.
Fine 2s; fealty: Roger le Daye and Elizabeth his wife have taken from the lord the tenement formerly Clerkus, to hold to the same and the heirs of their bodies lawfully begotten. And he gives to the lord 2s for fine for entry, and has made fealty, by the pledge of William Plomer.
Fine 40d; fealty: It was found that Hugh Evelot, who held of the lord one messuage and three acres of land in bondage, has died. And there has come Richard atte Hull and Matilda his wife and they seek that they be admitted to the aforesaid tenements as to the heredity of the very Matilda. And because it was found that the said Matilda is the next heir, therefore she is admitted by a fine of 40d. And she has made fealty.
Heriot 2s; fine 3s; fealty: Simon Chesele has rendered into the hands of the lord one cottage in the street of Chalfont. And he gives concerning heriot 2s. And there has come John Mountfort and he gives to the lord for fine 3s for having entry in the aforesaid cottage. To hold to him and Christiana his wife and their heirs according to the custom, etc. And he has made fealty. And afterwards by licence of the lord the same John granted the aforesaid cottage to the same Simon and Matilda his wife for the whole of their lives to be held of the aforesaid John.

Assessors: Nicholas Plomer and Robert atte Borde: sworn.
Sum of this court: 37s 3d. And one ox and one sow concerning heriot and two capons.
Wherefrom:
Amercements: 13d
Relief: 10s, two capons.
Custody: 13s 4d.

 

Folio d[48]

 

Chalfont: Court held there on 21 Dec 25 [Edw. III].[49]

Roger le Daye [is essoined] of common suit ~ by the pledge of John atte Thorne.
Distraint: An order is still made to distrain Adam de Bolstrode for fealty and for a heriot concerning the tenement of Campions and Charlesmere.
A day: John Ashwell has a day to show at the next court how he wishes be discharged from homage, by the pledge of William Plomer.
Distraint: [An order is] still [made] to distrain Nicholas Plomer, John Cheny, John de […], Ralph Egleshale, Richard la Vache, John Warde and Hugh de Berewyk for homage, fealty and many defaults.
Distraint: Robert Mountfort, who held of the lord one messuage and one carucate of land freely by charter, has died. By whose death an order is made to seize a better animal, which was of the aforesaid Robert on the day on which he died, in respect of a heriot, and an order is made to seize the aforesaid tenements saving the right, etc. Therefore an order is made to distrain Roger Mountagu, tenant of the aforesaid tenements for relief, homage, fealty and many defaults and to make satisfaction concerning the heriot, unless the path of law, etc.[F22]
Fealty; day: Walter atte Grove has made fealty to the lord and acknowledged that he holds one messuage and one carucate of land by the service of 2s, and because he denies suit of court, he has found as pledge William Plomer to show at the next court by what right he wishes to be discharged from homage, relief and suit of court.
Day: Walter Draper has a day until the next court to make satisfaction to the lord concerning homage, relief and other services due to the lord, by the pledge of John Raulin.
An order is made; 26s 8d: An order is made to levy from Ralph Mountagu, tenant of the lands and tenements wherefrom 10s rent is owing to the lord, which Agnes de Bounesburi formerly held, and which, by the death of the same Agnes, has descended to Joan, daughter of the aforesaid Agnes, who is within age, and from William Plomer, pledge of Robert Mountfort, 26s 8d concerning arrears of rent of two years and two terms, as is clear in the court held here on 23 Mar 23 [Edw. III][50].
Fine 12d; rent 2s 2d; fealty: John Bole has come to this court and taken from the lord one messuage, which was of Richard Edward. To hold to him and his heirs according to the custom of the manor, paying thereupon 2s 2d a year for works and rents and maintaining the house(s) in the aforesaid tenements in good condition, by the pledge of William Plomer. And he gives for a fine for entry 12d which he has paid to John atte Thorne. And he has made fealty, saving to the lord all the other customs belonging to the said tenements.
Rent 18d; fine 12d; fealty: The same John has taken from the lord the tenements which were of Hugh Welifed. To hold to him and his heirs according to the custom of the manor, paying thereupon 18d a year for works and rents, saving to the lord all other customs belonging to the said tenements, and for maintaining the house(s) in the aforesaid tenements in good condition, by the pledge of William Plomer. And he gives for fine for entry 12d. And he has made fealty.
Heriot, one cow with calf; fine 6d 8d; fealty: Robert atte Borde, who held from the lord one messuage and one ferling of land in bondage, has died, by which there has befallen to the lord concerning a heriot one cow with calf (worth 13s 4d), and the aforesaid tenements have been seized. And there has come Ellen, daughter of the aforesaid Robert, and she gives to the lord 6s 8d concerning a fine for having entry in the aforesaid tenements. To hold to her and her heirs in bondage by the customary services. And she has made fealty.
Fine 3s 4d; fealty: Richard Rotour gives to the lord 3s 4d concerning a fine for having entry in one messuage and three acres of land, which were of Hugh Evelot. To hold to him and his heirs in bondage by the customary services. And he has made fealty.
Fine 10s; fealty; heriot 2s: Alice Budel has rendered into the hands of the lord the tenements, which were of Ralph Budel, her father, and she gives concerning a heriot 2s. And there has come John Boterfeld and he gives to the lord 10s concerning a fine for having entry in the aforesaid tenements. To hold to him and his [heirs] in bondage by customary services. And he has made fealty.
Inquiry: An order is made to inquire at the next court concerning the tenant of an item of the tenements, which were of John Smyth, and which Walter de Bounesburi held.
An order is made: An order is made to the bailiffs to answer concerning the issues of one messuage and one croft of the tenement formerly Ralph Clerkes.
Pannage 2s 12d: John Raulin[51] for 8 piglets, John atte Hacch[52] for 9 pigs and three piglets, William Brounyng[53] for two piglets, William the vicar[54] for two piglets, John Boterfeld[55] for four pigs agisting in the wood of the lord for pannage, and Joan Plomer[56] for four piglets in the same place.
Day: William Michel has a day to show by what right he claims to have the common land upon Goldhull, by the pledge of William Plomer.
Amercement 7s 6d: Concerning divers attachments made by Geoffrey the heyward, as appears in the issues.
Amercement 11d: Concerning divers attachments made from the time of John atte Thorne, bailiff there, and this is clear in the same issues.
Amercement 2s: Robert Shepherde for a trespass made by felling 22 oaks, 19 beech trees and two ash trees in his tenements, which are held by villein tenure, [places himself] in amercement.
Amercement 2d: Simon le Smyth for two oak trees felled in the tenement of Simon Edward [places himself] in amercement.
Amercement 6d: Robert atte Borde for a trespass by wasting trees upon his own land places himself in amercement.
Amercement 2d: John Edward for a trespass by appropriating for himself the ground of the lord places himself in amercement, by the pledge of Simon Smyth.
Amercement 2d: The same John for a trespass by reaping the corn of the lord [places himself] in amercement.
Heriots, 2 horses, one cow; an order is made: The customary jurors present that John atte
Hacche the younger, who held [     ]
[57], has died in the 23rd year. Whereupon there has befallen to the lord concerning the heriot one horse, and that William atte Hacche the elder, who held two cottages, has died at the same time. Whereupon there has befallen concerning a heriot one horse and one cow, whereupon John atte Thorne is charged. And that William le Rotour, villein, stays at la Hide with Hugh de Berewyk. An order is made to bring him back.

Inquiry: Inquiry at the next court concerning timber carried off from the grange, and by whom.
Inspector of carcasses: Henry Boterfeld and John Boterfeld were elected to the office of inspector of carcasses, and they have sworn oath.

The sum of this court: 65s.
Wherefrom: Arrears of rent: 26s 8d. Fines 22s. One payment of J. Wittenham 10s and John atte Thorn 12d, whereupon Edmund the bailiff is to be charged.
2 horses, 2 cows with one calf concerning heriots, whereupon Edmund the bailiff is to be charged concerning one cow and the calf and John atte Thorne concerning the rest.

 

Folio e[58]

 

Chalfont: court of the abbot of Missenden held there on Friday next after the festival of King Edmund in the twenty eighth year of the reign of King Edward the third after the conquest.[59]

Distraint: An order is made to distrain Adam Bulstrode for fealty and for heriot concerning the tenements of Campions and Charlesmere.
Distraint: An order is made to distrain John Cheyny, Ralph de Eglessale, Richard de la Vache, John Warde and Hugh Berewyk for homage and fealty and relief, etc.
Walter atte Grove, who had a day at the last court to show at this court by what right he wishes to be discharged of homage concerning the lands and tenements, which he holds of the lord, has come and shown a certain charter in which it is contained that Richard de Travill, knight, lord of Chalfont, handed over and granted to Richard de Travill, clerk, John de Travill and Henry de Travill and their heirs and assigns all that land which Ralph de la Byrche held, and the said Ralph along with his family, and all the land which Rowaldus de la Byrche held, and the said Rowaldus along with his family, and all the land which Robert de la Mercsche held, and the said Robert along with his family, and all the land which Aylwin Chese held, and the said Aylwynius along with his family, and all the land which Roger [..]ry[…] held, and the said Roger along with his family, to be held of the aforesaid Richard Travill by the service of two shillings per year for all services, customs, exactions and secular demands […], and the aforesaid Walter is discharged of the homage for the said tenements.
Distraint: An order is made, as before, to distrain Walter Draper to make to the lord homage and fealty and other services [….].
An order is made to seize William Rotur, villein of the lord [……] at le Hide with Hugh Berewyk [….] with the lord.
William Plomer places himself for a trespass with five cows in the corn[60] of the lord, by the pledge of John Ayssewell.
Nicholas Plomer places himself for the same with three cows there, by the pledge of the bailiff.
Robert atte Rudyng[61] places himself for the same with 10 sheep in the wheat, by the pledge of John Aysschewell.
Henry Lenard[62] places himself for the same with five cows in the meadow, by the aforesaid pledge.
John Aysschewell[63] places himself for the same with four cows in the corn, by the pledge of the bailiff.
John atte Well[64] places himself for the same with four pigs there, by the pledge of Richard Rotur.
Thomas atte Well[65] places himself for the same with three cows in the pasture, by the pledge of William Grundemere.
The same Thomas[66] places himself for the same with two pigs in the corn, by the pledge of the aforesaid William.
Matilda Kuppyng[67] places herself for the same with three cows there, by the pledge of Hugh atte Well.
John Raulyn[68] places himself for the same with three cows there, by the aforesaid pledge.
Hugh atte Well[69] places himself for the same with one cow there, by the pledge of the bailiff.
The same Hugh[70] places himself for the same with two horses there, by the pledge of the bailiff.
Ralph Marscal[71] places himself for the same with with three pigs there, by the pledge of John Aysschewell.
Henry Boterfeld[72] places himself for the same with two beasts in the corn, by the pledge of John Boterfeld.
Christiana Chysele[73] places herself for the same with two pigs there, by the pledge of Richard Rotur.
Thomas Tylere[74] places himself for the same with one pig there, by the pledge of Henry Boterfeld.
Simon le Smith[75] places himself for the same with with two cows there, by the aforesaid pledge.
The same Simon[76] places himself for the same with with two cows there, by the aforesaid pledge.
John Edward[77] places himself for the same with three cows in the pasture, by the pledge of the bailiff.
Ellen atte Borde[78] places herself for the same with 6 sheep, by the pledge of the bailiff.
John atte Hacche[79] places himself for the same with five cows there, by the pledge of John Boterfeld.
Walter the vicar[80] places himself for the same with three cows there, by the pledge of the bailiff.
Henry Lenard[81] places himself for the same with three cows there, by the pledge of Thomas le Smith.
Walter Michel[82] places himself for the same with three pigs there, by the pledge of the bailiff.
Roger Schepherde[83] places himself for the same with 40 sheep in the corn, by the pledge of Thomas Schepherde.

Heriot 10s; entry 10s; fealty: At this court there came John Bedfeld and he rendered into the hands of the lord one messuage and one [….] of land called Bedelleslond, and he gives for heriot 10s, which he has paid to John de Wyttenham, formerly steward, beforehand. And so Hugh atte Well has come and taken from the lord the said messuage with lands. To hold to him and his family according to the custom of the manor, making the rents and services thereupon due and accustomed, and he gives for fine for entry 10s, which the bailiff has received beforehand.
The homage presents that Richard de la Vache, Hugh de Berewyk, knight, John Cheyny, John de Chyltern, Ralph de Egleshale, Walter Draper, John Grace[84] of Issenhamstede, Thomas Denyngton,[85] Adam Bulstrode, William Northwell, John le Warde, Roger le Daye,[86] tenants of the court, make default. Therefore [they are in] amercement. Item, they present that John Heberd[87] has sold 16 oak saplings. Therefore he is in amercement and an order is made to distrain. Item, they present that the said John[88] has sold 12 ash trees. Therefore he is in amercement. And because the said […] refused, […] is in amercement. Item, they present that the said […] carried off […………]. Therefore […] is in amercement, by the pledge of Thomas Smith. Item, they present that William Grundemere[89] has had two cows in pasture throughout the whole summer. Therefore he is in amercement, by the pledge of Henry Boterfeld. Item, they present that the aforesaid William[90] carried off [……..] from Newlond to his house for one oven […]. Therefore he is in amercement. Item, they present that the bailiff[91] […………….] of the lord throughout 14 working days from the last court until [……..] 8d a day. Item, they present that the bailiff [………..] of the lord throughout two days […] 8d a day. Item, they present that […………….].

To this court there has come Ralph Hache and Denise his wife and they have taken from the lord one cottage with a curtilage, which was formerly of Ralph […]. To hold to them and their family according to the custom of the manor, paying and making the rents and services thereupon due and accustomed, and […………].
To this court has come Simon le Smiht and he has taken from the lord one piece of land, which was formerly of Walter le Smith, which lies upon ‘le […]udyng Way’. To hold to him and his family according to the custom of the manor, paying thereupon 8d a year at the term of the Annunciation of the Blessed Mary [……..] entry [….] fealty.

 

Folio e (dorse)[92]

                      

The agisting of pigs

John Ayssewell for nine pigs agisting at le Byrchet, 18d. The same John […] for one sow and 8 piglets, [….]. John Raulyn for 4 pigs, 8d. The same John for four piglets, [..]d. Matilda Kuppyng for 8 pigs, 16d. […..] for four pigs, 8d. John Bole for three pigs, 6d. [……]aket for three piglets, 3d. Thomas [..]yl[…] for three piglets, [….]. […] le Daye for one pig, 2d. Thomas le Whelere for 6 pigs, 12d. The same Thomas with 6 piglets, 6d. John le [….] for three pigs, 6d. Thomas Tylere for one pig, 2d. John […] for one pig, 2d. James Edward for three pigs, 3d. […..] Simo[….] […], 10d. Simon le Smith with one pig, 2d. Walter Michel for three piglets, 3d. Alexander […..] for two pigs, 4d. John le Daye […] pigs, 9d.

An order is made [……] Roger Mountagu concerning 10s of rent, being in arrears, from the tenement of Bounesbury […..] Agnes [de] Bounesbury [……..] 10s of rent [………..] 21st December 25 [Edw. III][93] until the day [….] next after the festival of St Edmund the king 26 [Edw. III][94] [….]
An order is made to distrain William Plomer [………….] to answer to the lord concerning 13s 4d, as appears in the court concerning the arrears [……………….], as appears in the court held here on 23rd March 23 [Edw. III].[95]
An order is made to distrain Nicholas Plomer in the field called Blountesfeldlere for the rent of 2s 2d a year being in arrears for 20 years.
The same Nicholas for 2s a year being in arrears […..].

Assessors: Nicholas Plomer and Thomas Schepherde.
The sum of that court is 19s 3d, whereof concerning the agisting there is 10s 9d.

 

Folio f

 

Chalfont

Court held there on Tuesday in the first week of Lent in the thirty-first year of the reign of King Edward the third after the conquest.[96]

Amercements 18s; distraint:
Lord Richard de la Vache, knight pardoned, Hugh de Berewik, knight 6d, Walter Drapere 3d, John Cheyney 3d, John de Chylterne 3d, and Ralph Eggleshale 3d, who owe suit of court, have not come, and they make default. Therefore they are in amercement. And an order is made to distrain the same to the next court to make homage and fealty to the lord.
To seize in the hands of the lord; to answer that it was seized in the hands of the lord; therefore to answer to the lord concerning the fee farm rent, aforesaid; to answer to the lord concerning the fee farm rent of six marks a year:
And because Robert le Warde, who held of the lord abbot, one messuage, one carucate of land and woodland and meadow, viz in Chalfont, has died in the time of pestilence, as is testified in full court, his tenements will come into the hands of the aforesaid abbot by reason of the minority of John, son and heir of the said Robert, on account that the same Robert held the same tenements by military service on the day on which he died, and which same heir William de Northwell, clerk, has in his custody from the lease of lord John de Molyns, who sold the marriage of that person to the same William, and he had no right to this, unless the said Robert had contracted a marriage with a kinswoman of the said lord John. Therefore due to the negligence of the abbot, as is said, the aforesaid William has taken possession of the aforesaid custody unjustly from the time of the pestilence up to now, taking thereupon annually six marks from a certain farm rent of Roger de Montagu, to whom the said William so leased the same tenements. Therefore an order is made to seize into the hands of the lord the aforesaid tenements. Therefore it should be answered to the lord concerning the aforesaid farm rent until the lawful age of the aforesaid heir. And further an order is made to prosecute by writ of computate against the aforesaid William de Northwell, clerk, until he has made satisfaction to the lord abbot concerning the profits of the said lands and tenements for the last eight years.
Void because pardoned at the instance of John […………]:
And an order is made to distrain John Elot, formerly herdsman there, to make satisfaction to the lord concerning 3s assessed upon him for one heifer, which died due to his fault, as was found in the court held there on the festival of the decollation of St John the Baptist last past.
They are to be taken: And an order is still made to take William Rotour, villein of the lord, to the next court wherever, etc, to do to the lord what has been commanded to him on behalf of the lord, and who remains within the lordship of lord Hugh de Berewik at Bekenesfeld. Item, an order is made to take Robert Hogeprest and William his brother, villeins of the lord and fugitives, wherever, etc, to do as above on behalf of the lord.
Distraint: And an order is made to distrain Adam Bolestrode to the next court to make fealty to the lord and to answer to the lord concerning several defaults of suit of court.
Still an order is made to answer to the abbot concerning the fact that he depastured on separate pastures of the lord with divers of his animals.
Distraint: And Walter, vicar of the church of Chalfont St Peter, who was essoined to the next court, proceeds against the abbot of Missenden in a plea of trespass, has now not come, just as he had a day by his essoin, and makes default. Therefore an order is made to distrain the very man to the next court. And the aforesaid abbot by his attorney, aforesaid, has offered himself against the aforesaid Walter in the aforesaid plea.
Amercement 2d: John atte Hacche places himself in amercement for forty sheep in the pasture of the lord, by the pledge of Robert Shepherde.
Amercement 2d: Ralph Hachet is in amercement on account of his ‘rebellitude’, which he holds at the will of the lord, and refuses to offer his oath along with his allies concerning divers articles touching the condition of the manor.
Amercements 15d: Thomas le Smith 2d is in amercement for three horses in the pasture of the lord, by the pledge of John Bole. The same Thomas 3d for eleven pigs in the wood of the lord by the pledge of the bailiff. John atte Hacche 2d for four oxen in the same, by the pledge of Richard Rotor. Nicholas Letere 2d for three bullocks there, by the pledge of the said Richard. William Letere pardoned for four oxen there, by the pledge of Stephen Shepherde. Thomas Smith 2d for four oxen there, by the pledge of Hugh Smith. John atte Hacche 2d for two beasts in the wood and pasture of the lord on two occasions, by the pledge of Thomas the Shepherd. Item, William Groundmere 2d for two beasts in the wood of the lord.
Prosecuted by writ of trespass:
Item, it is prosecuted by writ of the lord king concerning a trespass made by Thomas le Smith of Chalfont for 23 small beeches felled by the very Thomas in the wood of the lord and taken away without licence, and wherefrom false forged seals were marked, as appears in [….].
Amercements 23d:
John Rawelyn 2d is in amercement for forty sheep in the pasture of the lord, by the pledge of Thomas Shepherde. The same John 3d for six pigs in the corn of the lord, by the pledge of the said Thomas. Matilda Keppyng 2d for three cows in the pasture of the lord, by the pledge of the bailiff. John atte Hacche 2d for forty sheep there, by the pledge of Robert Shepherde. Simon le Smith 2d for forty sheep there, by the pledge of the said Robert. Robert Bolum 2d for three pigs in the corn of the lord, by the pledge of Robert Shepherde. John Bole 8d for twelve pigs there, by the pledge of John atte Mulne. Simon le Smith 2d for forty sheep in the pasture of the lord, by the pledge of the said Simon.
Fealty; new rent of 16d; entry 6d:
At this court there has come John le Bole and he has received from the lord one cottage formerly of Ralph le Clerk called Upethehull, newly built. To hold for the term of his life and that of Eleanor his wife and Alice their daughter, paying thereupon annually to the lord 16d concerning a certain rent at the terms of the Annunciation of the Blessed Mary and St Michael in equal portions, and suit of court for all other services. And they give to the lord for having entry for the same 6d, and they have made fealty to the lord.
Presentation of homage; amercements 2s 2d: The homage presents that 12d annual rent coming forth from a certain grove called Shepertones, which William [….] holds in fee, in arrears for the past two years. Therefore distraint, both to answer to the lord concerning the arrears of the aforesaid rent and for several defaults. Item, they present the default of Thomas Edred 2d, freeholder, Walter Michel pardoned, freeholder, Alexander Carpenter afterwards he came, freeholder, who is in the service of the lord. Therefore the very same men are in amercement. Item, they present that Simon le Smith felled 18 small oak trees upon the land of the lord without licence, one moiety of which is of the size of ‘[..]alsshid’ and the other moiety is of the same size, for which trespass the same Simon impleaded in open court has made fine with the lord for 2s. Item, they present that Robert le Shepherde felled upon the land, which he holds of the lord in villeinage, thirty small oak saplings and ten small beech trees for repairs of a certain house, very dilapidated, as he says, which was felled without licence. Therefore the very man 6d is in amercement, because he did this without view and livery of the bailiff. Item, they present that one small house of the tenement of Richard Rotor, villein of the lord, is dilapidated and ruinous. Therefore an order is made to him that it is repaired before the festival of St Michael next to come with a penalty of 40d. Item, they present that Henry Boterfeld, villein of the lord, felled upon the land of the lord, which he held in villeinage, four great beech trees, two of which he sold for 18d and the others, which lie there, still have not been sold. Therefore the said Henry 18d is in amercement. Item, they present that Simon le Smith felled wood for having fuel therefrom and he took it away and used it upon […]. Therefore the very man is in amercement. Item, they present that John, son of John Grace of Isnamsted still distraint, who held of the lord one field of land called Denefeld lying in Ysnamsted Cheyney by the service [ ][97] is dead, and because it still does not know who is the true tenant thereof, an order is made to distrain the tenant of the land, aforesaid, to show by what right he has entered the fee of the lord and to answer to the lord concerning the rent in arrears for several years, and also concerning relief and several defaults of suit of court.
Fealty: they still have a day concerning homage, aforesaid, until the week of Pentecost next following:
At this court Roger Montagu, William Plomer, Nicholas Plomer, Thomas le Smith, John Asshewell and Roger Deye, freeholders, have made fealty to the lord abbot, and concerning their homage they have a day until the festival of the Annunciation of the Blessed Mary or a week after Easter.
Amercement 3s 4d: John Boterfeld is in amercement because he felled one […] ash tree upon the land of the lord, which he held in villeinage, without licence to the damage of the lord of 3s 4d, which is assessed for […]. An order is made to levy this to the use of the lord.
Amercement 2s: William Koc places himself in amercement by Thomas Sh[ep]herde, his pledge, for twenty sheep in the pasture of the lord.

Sum of this court: 14s 8d
Assessors: William Plomer, and Nicholas Plomer, reap-reeve.

 

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Chalfont

Court held there on Wednesday on the eve of the Ascension of the lord in the thirty-first year of the reign of King Edward the third after the conquest.[98]

Distraint: Still an order is made to distrain lord Richard de la Vache, knight, Hugh de Berewik, knight, John Cheyney, Ralph Eggleshal, Walter Draper and John de Chilterne to the next court for several defaults of suit of court and similarly to make homage and fealty to the lord, etc.
They are to be captured: Still an order is made to capture William Rotour, Robert Hogeprest and William his brother, villeins of the lord, and fugitives, wherever, etc, to do those what has been commanded to them on behalf of the lord.
Distraint: And an order is made to distrain Adam Bolestrod to the next court to make fealty to the lord and to answer to the lord concerning several defaults of suit of court.
Still an order is made to distrain Walter, vicar of the church of Chalfont St Peter, to the next court to answer to the abbot of Missenden in a plea of trespass, viz concerning the fact that he depastured on the separate pasture of the aforesaid abbot with divers of his animals to the damage, etc. And the aforesaid abbot has offered himself by his attorney against the aforesaid Walter in the aforesaid plea.
Distraint:  Still an order is made to distraint the tenants of one field of land called Denefeld lying in Ysmansted Cheyney to show by what right they have entered the fee of the lord and to answer to the lord concerning the rent in arrears throughout several years, and also concerning relief and several defaults of suit of court.
A day; respite: Still Roger Montagu, William Plomer, Nicholas Plomer, Thomas le Smith, John Asshewell and Roger Deye, freeholders of the lord abbot’s aforesaid manor, have a day until the festival of Pentecost next following to make their homage to the lord, etc. And so it is adjourned until the next court.
Presentments of homage; distraint; amercements 2s 1d:: The homage presents the default of Ralph Eggleshal 3d, Adam Bolestrod 3d, Christiana Chesele 1d, John de Asshwell pardoned because in service of the lord. Therefore [they are] in amercement. Item, they present that Ellen atte Borde leased to John le Bole one messuage and one ferling of land for the term of five years 12d without the licence of the lord or steward. Therefore she is in amercement and an order is made to distrain to the next court for the aforesaid trespass, etc. And an order is made to seize into the hands of the lord the lands and tenements, aforesaid, until, etc. Item, they present that John Boterfeld, villein of the lord, felled three small beech trees upon his land, which he holds of the lord and he has sold those to William Clere without licence. Therefore the same John 6d is in amercement. Item, they present another […] to prosecute.
Amercement 6d; inquisition: Hugh atte Well is in amercement because he refused to make presentment along with others of his neighbours concerning a certain trespass made against the lord by Thomas le Smith, whereupon the same Thomas is conjoined by all the others concerning the homage, because he is guilty in part, although they do not know as to whether or not he is guilty of a charge concerning 23 beech trees, of which he had been previously accused, as is clear in the preceding court.
Amercement 6d: John Boterfeld is in amercement for the same trespass made as the aforesaid Hugh.
Fine; one day plough-service and two days hawking with one man:
John atte Hacche has made fine with the lord for a trespass made with his sheep in the pasture of the lord for one day’s plough-service with his own cart to plough the land of the lord and two days for reaping the corn of the lord in hawking with one man, etc.
Attachment of the reap-reeve; amercements 9d: William Clere 2d is in amercement for six sheep in the pasture of the lord, by the pledge of John Bole. John Bole 2d for twenty sheep there, by the pledge of the reap-reeve. Ralph Hachet 1d is in amercement for one horse in the meadow of the lord, by the pledge of the reap-reeve. Nicholas Letere 2d for forty sheep in the pasture, by the pledge of Richard Rotour.
Walter Koc 2d is in amercement for two cows in the corn, by the pledge of William Grundmere.
Sum of this court 3s 10d, and one day’s plough service and two days hawking.

 

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Chalfont

Court held there on Saturday next after the festival of St Andrew the Apostle in the thirty-first year of the reign of King Edward the third after the conquest.[99]

Distraint: Still an order is made to distrain lord Richard de la Vache, knight, Hugh de Berwik, knight, Ralph Eggleshal, Walter Drapier, John Cheyney and John de Chilterne to answer to the lord concerning several defaults of suit of court and similarly to make homage and fealty to the lord.
They are to be captured: Still an order is made to capture Robert Hogeprest and William his brother, villeins of the lord, and fugitives, wherever, etc, to do those what has been commanded to them on behalf of the lord. And William Rhotour, villein, who was ordered to be captured at the next court, has been captured, and now remains here in the service of the lord.
Distraint: Still an order is made to distrain Adam Bolestrode to the next court to make fealty to the lord and to answer to the lord concerning several defaults of suit of court.
Distraint: Still an order is made to distrain Walter, vicar of the church of Chalfont St Peter, to the next court to answer to the abbot of Missenden concerning a plea of trespass, viz concerning the fact that he depastured on the separate pasture of the aforesaid abbot with divers of his animals to the damage, etc. And the aforesaid abbot has offered himself by his attorney against the aforesaid Walter in the aforesaid plea.
Distraint: Still an order is made to distraint the tenants of one field of land called Denefeld lying in Ismansted Cheyney to show by what right they have entered the fee of the lord and to answer to the lord concerning the same rent in arrears throughout several years, namely [  ],[100] and similarly to answer to the lord for several defaults of suit of court.
Distraint; void because they have made homage: Still an order is made to distrain Roger Montagu, Nicholas Plomer, William Plomer and Roger Daye, freeholders of the lord abbot’s aforesaid manor, to make their homage to the lord. And as for the process concerning Thomas le Smith and John Asshewell, it is void because it is attested that they have made their homage to the lord, etc, at the festival of Pentecost last past.
Void: The process concerning Ellen atte Borde concerning one messuage and one ferling of land held in villeinage and leased to John le Bole, as is clear in the preceeding court, is void because the very woman was amerced in the same court for the aforesaid trespass, etc.
Respite: Ellen atte Borde, querent, has offered herself against John Bole in a plea of trespass by the pledge of the aforesaid reap-reeve. And the aforesaid John has come here and by unanimous agreement they seek a day [….] and a respite until the next court. And so it is adjourned.
Attachment of the reap-reeve; amercements 2s:
William Letere 3d is in amercement for six beasts in the wood of the lord, by the pledge of John Bole. William Brounyng 3d for three bullocks in the meadow of the lord, by the pledge of Nicholas Letere. The same William 3d for three bullocks there, by the pledge of Simon le Smith. John Raulyn 2d for one sow and three pigs in the pasture, by the pledge of the reap-reeve. Thomas atte Well 2d is in amercement because he made an unjust path upon the land of the lord, by the pledge of the bailiff. William Brounyng 3d for five beasts in the meadow, by the pledge of William Groundmere. Alice Russel 2d for three beasts there, by the pledge of William Groundmere. Richard Russel 2d for two oxen in the meadow, by the pledge of Alice Russel. William Brounyng 2d for three beasts there, by the pledge of William Colier. John atte Hacche 2d is in amercement for two horses twice in the pasture, by the pledge of William Groundmere and R. Rotour.
Presentments of the homage; amercements 4d:
The homage presents the default of Richard atte Noke 2d and John le Warde 2d. Therefore the very same men are in amercement. Item, they present that the house of Richard Rhotour is ruinous. Therefore he is to repair the said house before the festival of Easter under penalty of 12d, etc. Item, they present that William Audele owes the rent of 12d a year for one grove and one croft called Shepertonesgrof and Shepertonescroft, which same rent remains in arrears for several years last past and is now in the hands of Nicholas atte Spence at farm. Therefore an order is made to distrain upon the same land for arrears of the said rent and for several defaults of suit of court.
New farm rent of 8s a year: At this court it is attested that Thomas le Shepherde received from the abbot and convent a meadow called Langen Acr’. To hold from […] August last past until the end of eight years next following fully to be completed, paying thereupon annually 8s from a certain farm rent at the terms of the Annunciation and Michaelmas equally. And he is to enclose the said meadow with one close […] well and competent, to which act he will have […] from the lord [….].
At this court has come William Plomer and he has made fealty to the lord abbot and convent for all the lands and tenements, which were of Nicholas Plomer, in Chalfont St Peter outside the capital messuage of the said Nicholas, with two acres of land adjoining, to the same being reserved to Nicholas and his heirs. The aforesaid lands and tenements William lately purchased from the aforesaid Nicholas, to hold to him and his heirs in fee. And he has acknowledged that he holds of the lord abbot the same lands and tenements together with the rest of his own lands and tenements by homage, fealty and the service of 35s 5d […] concerning a certain rent thereupon due yearly at the terms appointed in the rental, besides 13d of rent due from the aforesaid capital messuage and two acres of land which the same Nicholas and his heirs are held to pay to the lord.

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Still concerning the court within written

New farm rent of 2s a year: To this court there has come Thomas le Shepherde and he has received from the lord abbot and convent one croft of land called Vynorescroft in Chalfont. To hold from the festival of St Michael last past until the end of seven years next following fully to be completed, paying thereupon per annum concerning a certain farm rent 2s at the terms of the Annunciation and Michaelmas.[2]
New farm rent of 2s a year: To this court there has come Henry Boterfeld and he has received from the lord abbot and convent two crofts of land called Baronescroftes. To hold from the festival of the Annunciation last past until the end of seven years next following fully to be completed, paying thereupon per annum concerning a certain farm rent 2s at the terms abovesaid.
To levy 22s 1d to the use of the lord:
And an order is made to levy from Nicholas Plomer 22s 1d concerning the arrears of his rent during the last five years as was found by a true copy made with the said Nicholas in full court.
To levy 4s 7d as above:
And an order is made to levy from William Plomer concerning the arrears of his rent of the last five years 4s 7d, whereupon he is quit in full court and he has acknowledged to pay the same arrears, etc.

The sum of this court: 29s
Assessors: Hugh atte Well and Thomas le Shepherde.

 

Chalfont

Court held there on Tuesday on the morrow of St Barnabas the Apostle in the thirty-second year of the reign of King Edward [the third].[101]

Amercement 6d: Henry Botervill is in amercement for his ‘rebellitude’, and because he unduly contradicts the steward.
Distraint: Still an order is made to distrain lord Richard de la Vache, knight, Hugh de Berewik, knight, Ralph Eggleshal, Walter Drapier, John Cheyney and John de Chilterne to answer to the lord concerning several defaults of suit of court and similarly to make homage and fealty.
The process is void because it is attested in full court that […..]:
They are to be captured: Still an order is made to capture Robert Hogeprest and William his brother, villeins of the lord, and fugitives, wherever, etc, to do what has been commanded to them on behalf of the lord.
Distraint: Still an order is made to distrain Adam Bolestrode to the next court to make fealty to the lord and to answer to the lord concerning several defaults of suit of court, etc.
Void because the aforesaid trespass is remitted to him for damage made in the corn by the beasts of the lord:
Distraint: Item, [an order is made] to distrain Walter, vicar of the church of Chalfont St Peter, to answer to the lord concerning the fact that he depastured the separate pasture of the lord with his animals to the damage of the lord, etc. And the aforesaid lord abbot has offered himself by his attorney against the aforesaid Walter in the aforesaid plea.
Distraint: Item, [an order is made] to distrain the tenants of one field of land called Denefeld lying in Ysmansted Cheyney to show by what right they have entered the fee of the lord and to answer to the lord concerning the rent in arrears throughout several years, namely [      ],[102] and to answer to the lord concerning several defaults of suit of court.
Distraint: Item, [an order is made] to distrain Roger Montagu, Nicholas Plomer, William Plomer and Roger Daye, to make their homage to the lord, etc.
Amercement 2d: John Bole is in amercement for licence to concord with Ellen atte Borde in a plea of trespass, by the pledge of Walter Michel.
Penalty; it is testified that it is repaired. Therefore void:
Still Richard Rotor has a day concerning the repair of his tenement, which he holds of the lord until the next court: penalty 2d.
To levy: An order is made to levy from William Audele 2s or arrears of rent in arrears for two years, viz from one grove and one croft of land called Shepetones croft and Shepertonesgrof to the use of the lord, etc, as is clear in the preceding court.
Amercement 2d; he places himself by the pledge of Hugh atte Welle; distraint:
Nicholas Letere, the pledge of John atte Well, is in amercement, because he does not have the very man to answer to the lord concerning a trespass made, namely on account that he made an unjust path beyond the land of the lord without licence. And nonetheless an order is made to distrain the very John to the next court for the aforesaid reason, etc.
Amercement 2d: John Elote, the pledge of Walter atte Grove, is in amercement because he does not have the very man to answer to the lord concerning a trespass in the pasture with three animals of the said Walter.
Distraint: And nonetheless an order is made to distrain the very man to the next court for the aforesaid reason.
Amercement 2d: Walter Michel, the pledge of William Brounyng, because he does not have the very man to answer to the lord concerning a trespass made in the corn of the lord with six of his animals.
Distraint: And nonetheless an order is made to distrain the very William for the aforesaid reason.
Amercement 2d: Simon le Smith and William the bailiff, the pledges of John atte Hacche, are in amercement, because they did not have the very man to answer to the lord concerning one tree felled and taken away by him, viz upon the land of the lord in demesne without licence, to the heavy damage, etc. And an order is made to distrain the very man to the next court.
Distraint: An order is made to distrain Roger Montagu, John Warde and Nicholas Letere to the next court for default of suit of this court, etc.
Presentments of homage; amercements 8d: The homage presents the default of Ralph Hachet 3d, Christiana Chesele 3d and Richard atte Nok 2d, who are tenants in villeinage. Therefore the very same people are in amercement. And there is nothing else to prosecute for the present.
Fine 10s: Thomas le Smyth, against whom the abbot and convent prosecuted in the court of the lord king by writ of trespass for wood felled by the very man upon the land of the lord without licence, as is clear in the court held there on Tuesday in the first week of Lent 31 [Edw. III], has come here and gives to the lord for fine for the aforesaid trespass 10s by the pledge of William Letere.
The reap-reeve is attached:
John Raulyn 2d is in amercement, because he made an unjust path beyond the land of the lord without licence, by the pledge of Thomas Shepherde. Thomas Kepyng 3d for twenty sheep in the corn of the lord, by the pledge of Hugh atte Well. Walter Michel 3d for four beasts there, by the pledge of William Letere. Christiana Lorekyn 2d for one cow in the meadow of the lord, by the pledge of William Bailly. Nicholas Niweman 2d for sheep in the pasture of the lord, by the pledge of Richard Rotor. John Edward 2d for a similar trespass, by the pledge of William Grundmere. John atte Hacche 2d for a similar trespass, by the pledge of Simon Smith. Elena atte Borde 2d for nine pigs in the corn, by the pledge of the bailiff. John Asshwell 3d for eight beasts in the pasture of the lord. Matilda Keppyng 3d for two cows in the corn of the lord, by the pledge of the bailiff. John Edward 2d for four pigs in the meadow. Simon Smyth 2d for nine sheep in the pasture, by the pledge of the bailiff. John atte Hacche 2d for forty sheep in the pasture. Henry Boterfeld 6d for wood felled by the very man upon land [….] which he holds of the lord.
Amercement 10s: Ellen atte Borde is in amercement for a trespass made in the wood upon the land of the lord held in villeinage, which she holds of the lord in villeinage, concerning the felling of oaks and ash trees [….] without licence.
Amercement 6d: William Grundmere is in amercement for a similar trespass upon the land, which he holds of the lord in bondage. And it is commanded that if [….] any of this kind of wood, which he has caused to be felled without licence under the penalty of 40d.
An order is made to distrain Christiana Cheselee to the next court to answer concerning contempt made on account that she made an assault on ministers of the lord, viz John Blaby, collector of rent.

Sum of this court 25s 6d:
Assessors: William Leter and Thomas Shepherde.

 

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Chalfont

Court held there on Friday 1st March in the thirty-third year of the reign of King Edward the third from the conquest.[103]

Distraint: Still an order is made, as on several occasions, to distrain lord Richard de la Vache, knight, Hugh de Berewyk, knight, Ralph Eggleshale, Walter Draper, John Cheyney and John de Chilterne to answer to the lord concerning several defaults of suit of court.
Distraint: Still an order is made, as on several occasions, to distrain Adam Bolestrod to answer to the lord concerning several defaults of suit of court.
Distraint: Still an order is made to distrain the tenants of one field called Denefeld, lying in Ysmanstede Cheyney, to show by what right they have entered the fee of the lord and to answer concerning the rent of the same, being in arrears throughout several years, namely [           ],[104] and similarly to answer to the lord concerning several defaults of suit of court.
Distraint: Item, an order is made to distrain Roger Mountagu, Nicholas Plomer, William Plomer[105] and Roger le Daye for homage.
Amercement 3d: John atte Welle is in amercement for an unjust path, made beyond the land of the lord, by the pledge of Hugh atte Welle.
Distraint: Still an order is made to distrain Walter atte Grove to answer to the lord concerning a trespass with six animals in the pasture of the lord.
Distraint: Still an order is made to distrain William Brounyng to answer to the lord concerning a trespass with six animals in the corn of the lord.
Distraint: Still an order is made to distrain John atte Hacche to answer to the lord concerning one tree felled by the very man upon the land of the lord without licence.
Distraint: Still an order is made to distrain John Warde and Nicholas Letere for default of suit of the present and preceding courts.
Amercement 4d: Christiana Chesele is in amercement for contempt made to the lord in denying the ministers of the lord to take distraint for money of the lord to be levied, whereupon she was conjoined in full court.
Amercements: Ellen atte Borde 2d for two cows in the meadow of the lord. Thomas Scheperde 2d for three cows in the meadow of the lord. The vicar of Chalfont 2d for three cows there. Simon Smyth 1d for one horse there. William Grundmer 2d for two cows in pasture. John Aschwelle 3d for twelve pigs in pasture. John Rauleyn 2d for two horses in pasture. Robert Scheperde 1d for two cows in pasture. John Aschwelle 3d for six beasts in meadow. William Brounyng 2d for two bullocks in meadow. Walter, vicar of Chalfont 6d, for three cows in pasture. Walter Michel 1d for two cows in pasture. Simon Cure 4d of Foulmere for three cows in pasture by the pledge of Simon Smyth. William Letere 2d for one cow in the wood. John Elot 2d for two cows in the wood. Hugh atte Welle 2d for two cows in pasture. John Edward 2d for twenty sheep in the meadow. William Clere 2d for eighteen sheep in the meadow. John Aschwelle 2d for two bullocks in the meadow. John Rauleyn 1d for two horses in the pasture. The servants 3d of Christiana Cheselee for breaking the hedges of the lord. Thomas Welere 1d for twenty sheep in the wood. Thomas Scheperde 1d for 24 sheep in the wood. John Boterfeld 2d for four pigs in the corn. Robert Scherperde 2d for two cows in the corn. Adam Pew 2d for six pigs in the wood, by the pledge of W. Grundmere. The same 3d for three beasts in the meadow, by the pledge of the same William. John atte Hacche 2d for forty sheep in the pasture. Simon Smyth 1d for twenty sheep in the pasture. Matilda Kuppyng 1d for two cows in the pasture. The same 2d for two horses in the corn. William Brounyng 1d for two cows in the meadow. Agnes Smyth 1d for one beast in the meadow. William Brounyng 3d for three beasts. Alice Russel for three beasts there.
Amercement 2d: The homage presents the default of Ralph Hachet. 2d Therefore the very man is in amercement.
Distraint: An order is made to distrain lord Walter de Aldebury to the next court[106] to show by what right he has entered the fee of the lord.

Sum of this court: 6s 3d.

 

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Chalfont

Court held there on 16th March in the thirty-fourth year of the reign of King Edward the third after the conquest.[107]

Distraint: Still an order is made, as on several occasions, to distrain lord Richard de la Vache, knight, Hugh de Berewyk, knight, Ralph Egleshale, Walter Draper, John Cheiney and John de Chilterne to answer to the lord concerning several defaults of suit of court.
Distraint: Still an order is made to distrain Adam Bolestrode to answer to the lord concerning several defaults of suit of court.
Distraint: Still an order is made to distrain the tenants of one field called Denefeld lying in Isnamstede Cheyney to show by what right they have entered the fee of the lord and to answer concerning the rent of the same, being in arrears throughout several years, namely [         ],[108] and similarly to answer to the lord concerning several defaults of suit of court.
Distraint: Item, [an order is made] to distrain Roger Mountagu, Nicholas Plomer, Walter Aldebury and Roger le Deye for making homage, and similarly to distrain Walter de Aldebury for fealty and to show by what right he has entered the fee of the lord.
Amercements 7d: Walter atte Grove 3d places himself in amercement for a trespass made in the pasture of the lord with six animals.
John atte Hacche 4d places himself in amercement for one tree felled by the very man upon the land of the lord without licence.
Adam the bailiff pardoned there is in amercement because he did not distrain John Warde and Nicholas Leter, as had been ordered.
Distraint: Item, an order is made to distrain John Warde and Nicholas Leter for default of suit of the present court and the preceding one.
Fine 8d; fealty: To this court has come Nicholas Michel and he has taken from the lord one croft called Edymer with the adjoining hedges. To hold to him and Agnes his wife for their lives according to the custom of the manor. And he gives for fine for having entry 8d, and he has made fealty to the lord.
Amercements 7d: The homage presents the default of Richard de la Vache pardoned, knight, Hugh de Berewyk pardoned, knight, John Cheney pardoned, John de Chilterne distraint, Ralph Egleshale distraint, Adam Bolstrode distraint, John Warde 2d, Nicholas Leter 2d, Thomas Smyth 2d and Roger le Deye 1d. Therefore the very men are in amercement.
Into the hands of the lord; amercements 15d: value of oaks 12d; fine 2s:
Item, they present that one curtilage which was of Ralph Hachet, who used to pay 12d a year and three days in hawking, is in the hands of the lord for default […]. And that John Bole 3d is not present with his neighbours, as had been ordered to him. Therefore he is in amercement. And that Robert Scheperde 4d has not maintained one house in the tenement, which he holds at will. Therefore he is in amercement. And an order is made that it is repaired before the next court under the penalty of 12[d]. And that Richard Rotour 2d has not maintained his houses, which he holds of the lord. Therefore he is in amercement. And an order is made that they are repaired. And that Simon Smyth 6d has felled twelve oaks in the tenement formerly Edwardes worth 12d. Therefore he is amercement. And that John Boterfeld has leased to Simon le Smyth three acres of his land in Dewlond for the term of six years from the festival of St Michael last past. And he gives for fine 2s for having licence.
Heriot; distraint; amercement 3d; to seize:
And that John de Cherleton, who held of the lord the manor of Tykenham by the service of 30s a year, has died, concerning which a heriot has befallen to the lord. And an order is made to distrain for relief, and to seize the heriot, if there is a better animal, which was of the aforesaid John within the aforesaid manor. And that Alexander Carpenter 3d is not present with his neighbours, as had been ordered to him.

Concerning divers attachments made by the bailiff there, as is clear by the extract of the said bailiff: 6s 11d.

Sum of this court: 13s 3d.

Walter Drapere offers himself against Robert Scheperde in a plea of covenant.

 

Folio i (dorse)

 

Chalfont

Court held there on 1st June in the thirty-fourth year of the reign of King Edward the third after the conquest.[109]

12d: An order is made to levy 12d from Walter, the vicar there, from the issues of a certain place near the pool of the mill for the last two years at the term of Michaelmas next to come.
Walter Draper has offered himself against Robert Shepherde concerning a plea of trespass. Therefore an order is made to attach the aforesaid Robert to answer to the same at the next court.
Amercement 18d: An order is made to attach the aforesaid Robert to answer to the abbot on account that he has not removed a fold of the very abbot at Chalfont by forty […] to the damage, etc. The same Robert has acknowledged the trespass. Therefore he is in amercement 18d.
Agistament 6d: John Edward gives for the agistament of one bullock with cow(s) of the lord until the festival of St Michael next to come 6d. And he is to pay this at the festival of St Peter in Chains next to come.
Homage jury: They say that Simon Moldere bought from Walter the steward of the abbey in Snakefeld oak(s) for 20s. Item, Lawrence Simonet oak(s) in the land of Kuppyng for 18s. Item, John Bole a beech tree for 2s 6d. Item, John atte Welle an ash tree at Newelond for 13s 4d. Item, William Koc and his brother an oak tree and beech tree for 10s.
Amercement 3d; value 6d: Item, timber at le ?Grobbes for […] and coal was sold by the bailiff. Item, that John Rawleyn 3d has felled one oak tree worth 6d.[110] Therefore an order is made to distrain the aforesaid John to answer to the lord for the aforesaid trespass. Item, Nicholas Leter an oak and other tree(s) at Byrchet for 9s. Item, Thomas Smyth a beech in Watelowewyk Plashet and in one hedge at Byrchet for 16s. And that Alexander Carpenter took the roots of two oak trees, felled for a hurdle at a fold, in the name of his stipend for making the said hurdle. And that John Houghton concerning the pasture a hundred sheep upon the land of the lord throughout two days. The price of the pasture is 3d, which is ordered to be levied from the bailiff.
Item, two […] remain in the custody of John Bole and one ?carpet in the custody of the vicar, and that Adam the bailiff sold to John Rawleyn one oak without warrant. Therefore he is amercement 6d. The homage have chosen for the office of reeve Henry Boterfeld and Thomas Scheperde and Henry Boterfeld is sworn.

Sum of this court 4s 6d.

 

Folio j

 

Chalfont

Court held there on 9th November in the thirty-fourth year of the reign of King Edward the third after the conquest.[111]

Essoins: John Bole [is essoined] of common suit by John Blaby: it does not lie that he holds by roll.
Amercement 2d: Walter Drapere is in amercement because he has not prosecuted his suit against Robert Scherperde in a plea of trespass.
Distraint: An order is made to distrain John Bole to answer to the lord concerning the detention of two [….] of the lord.
Distraint: An order is made to distrain Richard de la Vache, knight, Hugh de Berwyk, knight, Ralph Egleshale, Walter Drapere, John Cheinee and John de Chilterne to answer to the lord concerning several defaults, and similarly Adam Bolstrode for the same.
Distraint: An order is made to distrain the tenants of one field called Denefeld in Isnamstede Cheinee to show by what right they have entered the fee of the lord and to answer concerning the rent of the same, in arrears for several years past, and similarly to answer concerning several defaults of suit of court.
Distraint: An order is made to distrain Walter de Aldebury for fealty and to show by what right he has entered the fee of the lord.
Distraint: An order is made to distrain John le Warde and Nicholas Letere for four defaults of suit of court.
Distraint: An order is made to distrain John de Cherleton for relief concerning the manor of Tykenham.
Amercement 4½d: Richard atte Nook 1d is in amercement for one day’s work of harvest service in hawking, which is in arrears, and for the day’s work 3½d.
The homage presents the default of Adam Bolstrode, William de Audelee, Walter de Aldebury, Nicholas Letere and Gilbert Carpenter, freeholders. Therefore distraint.[112] Item, they say that Robert Scherperde 4d has not repaired his houses as forewarned. Therefore he is in amercement. Item, that Richard Rotour distraint has not repaired his houses. Therefore he is in amercement.[113] And that the cows of the lord have fed on branches in Birchet to the damage of the lord. Therefore in amercement. Item, they say that one place called Derewynesheth has overgrown upon the common of the tenants to their nuisance. Therefore an order is made that it is cut down in such a way that the tenants can use their common.
Attachments 3s 4d: Divers attachments have been made there by the reeve: 3s 4d.
Heriot 3s: Robert Scheperde renders into the hands of the lord one messuage which was in his tenure at Chalkwellane in bondage, and he gives 3s concerning a heriot, and the said messuage remains in the hands of the lord. Therefore an order is made to the bailiff to answer concerning the issues.

Sum of this court: 7s 8½d.

 

Folio j (dorse)

 

Court held there on 19th May in the thirty-fifth year of the reign of King Edward the third after the conquest.[114]

Amercement 2d: John Bole is in amercement for the detention of two […] of the lord. And an order is made to levy those.
Distraint: An order is made to distrain the tenants of one field called Denefeld in Isnamstede Cheynee to show by what right they have entered the fee of the lord and to answer concerning the rent of the same, in arrears for several years past, and similarly to answer concerning several defaults.
Distraint: An order is made to distrain Walter de Aldebury for fealty and to show by what right he has entered the fee of the lord.
Distraint: An order is made to distrain John le Warde and Nicholas Letere for five defaults of suit of court.
Fealty; day: Roger Mountagn, who acquired from Walter atte Grove all the lands and tenements which were in his tenure within that lordship, to hold to him and Sarah his wife and the heirs of the body of the very Roger lawfully begotten, has made fealty to the lord and has a day to make acknowledgement at the next court.
Distraint: An order is made to distrain John de Cherleton for relief concerning the manor of Tykenham.
An order is made to distrain Richard Rotour to repair his houses.
Homage; amercements 8d: The homage presents the default of Richard atte Nook 2d. Therefore he is in amercement. And that Robert Scherpearde 6d has felled divers oaks and beeches upon land held in villeinage to the value of 2s without licence and he has sold these. Therefore he is in amercement. Namely upon the tenement of Hogprest and Mattokes. And that one house of the said Robert in the tenement of Mattokes is ruinous. Therefore he is in amercement. And an order is made that it is repaired. And that John Boterfeld 6d has felled twenty oaks and beeches upon the land held in villeinage without licence to the value of 3s. Therefore he is in amercement.[62]
Amercement 3d; value 9d: And that Simon Smyth 2d has taken estover growing upon the land of the lord for his fuel within the house of the vicar. Therefore he is in amercement. And that William Grondmere 1d has sold wood growing upon the land of the lord without licence to the value of 9d. Therefore he is in amercement.

Entry; fealty; the rent is discharged; 12d:
To this court has come Adam de Ryppeleye and he has taken from the lord one cottage formerly of Agnes Simonet. To hold to him and Christiana his wife for their life according to the custom of the manor, and they are discharged from the rent of 12d a year due from the aforesaid cottage for the whole of the lives of these very people on account that the said cottage will be built from new, and he has made fealty to the lord, and the fine for entry is pardoned because the said cottage is totally ruinous. And he has found as pledges for maintaining and building the tenement John Bole and Hugh atte Welle.

Entry: To this court has come John atte Heth and he gives to the lord 6d for fine for having entry in one cottage, which was of Matilda Edward. To hold to him and Alice his wife for the whole of their life according to the custom of the manor, and he has found as pledge for paying the rent and maintaining the tenement Thomas Scherperde, and he has made fealty to the lord.

Attachments 5d: Divers attachments made there by the reeve: 5d

Sum of this court: 8s 5d.

 

Folio k

 

Chalfont

Court held there on 14th July in the thirty-sixth year of the reign of King Edward the third after the conquest.[115]

Day: Joan, who was the wife of Walter Draper, has come and made fealty, and has a day to show what tenements she holds of the lord and by what services at the next court, by the pledge of Walter Michel.
Still an order is made to distrain Richard de la Vache, knight, Hugh de Berewyk, knight, Peter Knoteshale, John Cheynne, John de Chilterne and John Grace for several defaults.
Distraint: Item, an order is made to distrain Walter de Aldebury for fealty and to show by what right he has entered the fee of the lord.
Distraint: An order is made to distrain Thomas Lunt and Agnes his wife to make fealty to the lord and to acknowledge what tenements they hold of the lord and by what services.
An order to provide: An order is made to provide one tenant for the tenement called Cades.
William Le[….]e 3d is attached for eight pigs in the wood of the lord on two occasions, by the pledge of Walter Michel. Walter Michel 2d places himself for twenty sheep in the corn, by the pledge of Richard Rotour. John Edward 3d for forty sheep in the corn, by the pledge of Henry Boterfeld. The same John 3d for a trespass with the same sheep in the pasture, by the pledge aforesaid. The vicar 2d of Chalfont places himself for two cows in the corn, by the pledge of John Elot. The same vicar 3d places himself for three horses in the corn, by the pledge as above on two occasions. Walter atte Grove 2d for two horses in the corn, by the pledge of Lawrence Simoneth. The same Walter 2d for four pigs in the corn, by the pledge as above. Agnes Portere 2d for twenty sheep in the pasture, by the pledge of Robert the bailiff. Margaret 2d, wife of Thomas Scheperde, for four pigs in the corn, by the pledge of Henry Boterfeld.

The customary jurors present that lord Richard de la Vache, lord Hugh de Berewyk, lord John Cheynne, knights, John de Chilterne, Peter Knotteshale, Sarah Montagu, Thomas Lount and Walter de Aldebury[116], freeholders, make default. Therefore the very same are in amercement. Item, they present that John Hethman makes default. Therefore an order is made to distrain the very same to answer for several defaults. Item, they present that Simon le Smyth, while he was alive, held three pieces of land lying upon le Rugeweye towards le Warbech containing by estimation one acre or more, and it is held of the lord by the service of 8d. And it is in arrears from the time at which the said Simon held the said land. Therefore an order is made to seize the said land into the hands of the lord.

Entry: Margery, who was the wife of Thomas Scheperde, has come and taken from the lord one croft called Vinourescroft upon Goldehulle. To hold for the term of her life paying 18d a year at the accustomed terms and she has made fealty.

Entry; rent 14d: John Bole has come and taken from the lord one cottage, formerly called Cades, lying between the tenement formerly Welifeld and the tenement of Edwardes. To hold to him and Eleanor his wife and his heirs according to the custom of the manor paying thereupon per year for works and rent 14d. And he has made fealty saving to the lord all other services and customs pertaining to the said cottage.

Heriot; fine 2s:
Robert Mareschal and Christiana Chisele, his wife, have come and surrendered into the hands [of the lord] one cottage, which was formerly of Simon Chisele, and have made a fine of 6d for a heriot. And afterwards the said Robert Mareschal and Christiana his wife have come and taken from the lord the aforesaid cottage. To hold to them and their heirs according to the custom of the manor making thereupon yearly the services due and accustomed. And they give for having entry 18d, by the pledge of Henry Botwerfeld.

Entry; rent 2s 6d:
Robert Mareschal has come and taken from the lord one croft, which was formerly of Peter le Clerk. To have and to hold to him and Christiana his wife and their heirs according to the custom of the manor, making thereupon the services due and accustomed. And he gives [….].
Entry; rent 14d: Robert Mareschal has taken from the lord one curtilage, which lies near the cottage of the said Robert on the one side and which Richard atte Noke held last. To hold to him and his heirs according to the custom of the manor paying thereupon 14d a year for rent and works, and making thereupon other services due and accustomed concerning the said curtilage. And he has made fealty. And the fine is pardoned.

Assessors: Henry Boterfeld and Hugh atte Welle.

Sum of this court: 4s 4d.

 

Folio m

 

Chalfont St Peter

Court held there on Friday next after the festival of St John before the Latin gate in the thirty-eighth year of the reign of King Edward the third after the conquest.[117]

Amercement: Walter Michaelis is in amercement because he did not have Joan, wife of Walter Drapere, to acknowledge, etc. And nonetheless an order is made to distrain the said [Walter] to the next court to acknowledge, etc.

Amercement: John atte Heche is in amercement for several defaults by pledge.

 

An order is made to distrain: Still an order is made to distrain Richard de la Vache, Hugh Berewyk, knights, Peter Knotteshale, John Cheyne, John Chilterne and John Grace for several defaults.
Item, An order is made to distrain Walter de Aldebury for fealty and to show by what right he has entered the fee of the lord.
Item, An order is made to distrain Thomas Lunt and Agnes his wife to make fealty and to acknowledge that they hold of the lord, etc.

The homage presents that Richard de la Vache, lord John Cheyne, lord Hugh Berwyk, John Chylterne and Peter Knoteshale, freeholders. Likewise, Thomas atte Lude, Joan, wife of Walter Drapere, Denise Asshewell, Robert Chisle, Thomas Wheler and Hugh atte Welle make default. Therefore the very same are in amercement.

An order is made to distrain: Item, they present that Richard atte Noke has come in the manor of the lord abbot and taken one cord of hemp for […]. Therefore an order is made to distrain the said Richard to the next court to answer to the lord

 

[1] In pencil at the bottom of the folio is written ‘1349’.

[2] This appears to have been crossed out.

[3] This appears to have been crossed out.

[4] This appears to have been crossed out. Above the name is written ‘Edward atte […]’.

[5] This appears to have been crossed out. Next to the name is written ‘John Wache’.

[6] This appears to have been crossed out. Above and beside the name is written: ‘William Whappelode’.

[7] This appears to have been crossed out. Beside the name is written: ‘William Wakeleyn; T. Wydyngfeld’.

[8] This appears to have been crossed out. Above the name is written: ‘ […] Webbe’. Please also note that the surname could be ‘Mountagn’, as could the other instances of the surname throughout this court roll.

[9] This appears to have been crossed out. Beside the name is written: ‘Lord Walter de Aldebury’.

[10] Beside the name is written: ‘Adam ?Keme’.

[11] This appears to have been crossed out. Beside the name is written: ‘William Clere’.

[12] This appears to have been crossed out. Beside the name is written: ‘William Bole by copy’.

[13] ‘Henry’ appears to have been crossed out and ‘Richard’ is written above.

[14] This appears to have been crossed out. Beside the name is written: ‘Henry Attewell’.

[15] ‘Thomas’ appears to have been crossed out, and above has been written either ‘John’ or ‘Joseph’.

[16] This appears to have been crossed out. Above the name is written: ‘Hugh atte Well’. Also written beside the name is: ‘In the hands of the lord’, but this appears to have been crossed out.

[17] ‘Rotour’ appears to have been crossed out, and ‘Haukes’ written in its place.

[18] This appears to have been crossed out. Above the name is written: ‘Richard Boterfeld’.

[19] This appears to have been crossed out. Beside the name is written: ‘In the hands of the lord’.

[20] This appears to have been crossed out. Beside the name is written: ‘In the hands of the lord’.

[21] Above the name is written: ‘John […]’.

[22] Above the name is written: ‘ Richard Cler’.

[23] Above the name is written: ‘Thomas Whelere the younger’.

[24] This appears to have been crossed out. Above the name is written: ‘William ?Cattelot’

[25] Beside the name is written: ‘William Irish’.

[26] 25 Nov 1349.

[27] 13 Mar 1349.

[28] This name is crossed out, and there is written above: ‘it does not lie’.

[29] Above his name is written: ‘2d’.

[30] Above his name is written: ‘2d’.

[31] Above his name is written: ‘2d’.

[32] Above his name is written: ‘pardoned’.

[33] Above his name is written: ‘pardoned’.

[34] Above his name is written: ‘pardoned’.

[35] Above his name is written: ‘1d’.

[36] Above his name is written: ‘2d’.

[37] Above his name is written: ‘1d’.

[38] Above his name is written: ‘2d’.

[39] Inserted here in very faint handwriting is: ‘one messuage and one toft’.

[40] Inserted here in very faint handwriting is: ‘Ralph’.

[41] Written next to this in very faint handwriting is: ‘as before’.

[42] Written after this in very faint handwriting is: ‘and Campions’.

[43] Written above this name is: ‘he has made homage’.

[44] This appears to have been crossed out and ‘John Cheiny’ is written above.

[45] This appears to have been crossed out and ‘Ralph […]hale’ is written above.

[46] This appears to have been crossed out and ‘John Warde’ is written above.

[47] Written above his name is ‘deceased’.

[48] This folio is very faded

[49] 21 Dec 1351.

[50] 23 Mar 1349.

[51] Written above his name is: ‘8d’.

[52] Written above his name is: ‘12d’.

[53] Written above his name is: ‘2d’. The following has also been written here, but has been crossed out: ‘Richard Irmongere’.

[54] Written above his name is: ‘2d’.

[55] Written above his name is: ‘8d’.

[56] Written above her name is: ‘4d’.

[57] There is a gap here where nothing has written.

[58] This folio is badly faded.

[59] 21 Nov 1354.

[60] Written above appears to be the following: ‘in le Byrchet’.

[61] Written above the name is: ‘6d’.

[62] Written above the name is: ‘3d’.

[63] Written above the name is: ‘3d’.

[64] Written above the name is: ‘3d’.

[65] Written above the name is: ‘2d’.

[66] Written above the name is: ‘2d’.

[67] Written above the name is: ‘3d’.

[68] Written above the name is: ‘3d’.

[69] Written above the name is: ‘3d’.

[70] Written above the name is: ‘3d’.

[71] Written above the name is: ‘2d’.

[72] Written above the name is: ‘2d’.

[73] Written above the name is: ‘3d’.

[74] Written above the name is: ‘2d’.

[75] Written above the name is: ‘2d’.

[76] Written above the name is: ‘3d’.

[77] Written above the name is: ‘3d’.

[78] Written above the name is: ‘2d’.

[79] Written above the name is: ‘4d’.

[80] Written above the name is: ‘pardoned’.

[81] Written above the name is: ‘3d’.

[82] Written above the name is: ‘2d’.

[83] Written above the name is: ‘6d’.

[84] Written above the name is: ‘3d’.

[85] Written above the name is: ‘3d’.

[86] Written above the name is: ‘3d’.

[87] Written above the name is: ‘3d’.

[88] Written above the name is: ‘3d’.

[89] Written above the name is: ‘6d’.

[90] Written above the name is: ‘6d’.

[91] ‘Richard atte Noke’ has been written, but has been crossed out.

[92] This folio is extremely badly faded.

[93] 1351.

[94] 1352.

[95] 1349.

[96] 28 Feb 1357.

[97] There is a gap here with nothing written in it.

[98] 17 May 1357.

[99] 2 Dec 1357

[100] There is a gap here where nothing has been written.

[101] 12 Jun 1358.

[102] There is a gap here where nothing has been written.

[103] 1 Mar 1359

[104] There is a gap here where nothing has been written.

[105] Written above the line is: ‘Walter Aldebury’.

[106] Written above the line is: ‘for fealty and homage’.

[107] 16 Mar 1360.

[108] There is a gap here where nothing has been written.

[109] 1 Jun 1360.

[110] Written above is the following: ‘He places himself by the pledge of W. Drapere.’

[111] 9 Nov 1360

[112] The words ‘in amercement’ have been crossed out.

[113] Written above this line is: ‘Pardoned and he has a day at the next court 6d’.

[114] 19 May 1361

[115] 14 Jul 1362

[116] The following has been crossed out: ‘Denise Aschewelle’.

[117] 10 May 1364

 

 

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