The Court Rolls of Ramsey, Hepmangrove, and Bury, 1268–1600

BLAdd.Roll39562d (AD1297 [2])

[RAMSEY.] VIEW [OF FRANKPLEDGE HELD] AT RAMSEY, MONDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF ST LUCIA THE VIRGIN, IN THE TWENTY-SIXTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING EDWARD AND THE TWELFTH YEAR OF THE LORD ABBOT JOHN, [1] BEFORE WILLIAM DE WASSINGLE.

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JURORS: William le Rydeman, Stephen le Porter, Alan Tannator, Richard Curteys, Robert de Hemmynges, John Faber, Alan Norman, Peter Fesaunt, Roger le Rydeman, Robert Chacede, cleric, William Hauteyn, Simon Chacede.

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[CAPITAGE:] 6 s. 8 d.

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6 d. from Ralph, cleric of the Chapel of Blessed Mary, for a licence of concord with William le Syveker. Pledge: Elias Reyner.

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Hugh Dunch and Simon de Elysworth are pledges for Alan cum le Gere that henceforth he will conduct himself well. (Entry to be striken, because it is presented below by the jurors that Alan is useless and unfaithful.) [2]

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6 d. from Thomas Powel for destroying the marsh by mowing rushes and not carrying them away, as presented in the last view. Pledge: Simon de Elysworth.

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Order to take up, to the use of the lord, all the rushes and peat produced by the labor of Alward Turnere. Ordered further that no one is to employ him for performing any job.

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6 d. from Emma Powel for making unclean puddings, as presented in the last view. Pledge: Simon de Elysworth. Order that henceforth she not make pudding.

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6 d. from Robert Gerveys for narrowing the common lade near his house, to nuisance, as presented in the last view. Pledge: Richard Hagyn. Order to correct.

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6 d. from Simon de Elysworth for a licence of concord with William de Ravele, cook, and his wife, Alice. Pledge: Peter Fesaunt.

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6 d. from William Haring for a licence of concord with Ralph son of Baldwin. Pledge: Elias Reyner.

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Complaint against William Wrau, Simon de Elysworth and Williamson of John de Ravele by John de Rydon. Pledge for prosecuting: Elias Reyner. Order to distrain William, Simon and William. John puts Elias Reyner in his place.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE ALE-TASTERS]

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Presentments by John Touseynz and Robert Nytingale, ale-tasters, under oath:

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Amercement excused from Matilda, wife of Simon Chaceden, for brewing three times, selling ale for 1 d., sometimes letting the ale deteriorate, and for not sending her measures when required. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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6 d. from Margaret Beaumys for [brewing ale], three times. Pledge: Robert Beumys.

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12 d. from Emma, widow of Robert Faber, for the same, regularly. Pledge: Robert Beumys. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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12 d. from the wife of Benedict Clere for the same. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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18 d. from the wife of Peter le Lavender for the same. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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6 d. from the wife of Robert Nyddingdale for the same. Pledge: Benedict Clericus. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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12 d. from Matilda Chaced for the same. Pledge: Robert Beumeys.

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12 d. from the wife of Robert de Hemmyngg for the same. Pledge: Robert Beumys. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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12 d. from the wife of Walter de Acris for the same. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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6 d. from the wife of Geoffrey Lytfoth for the same, twice. Pledge: her husband.

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12 d. from the wife of Hugh de Assebech for the same, regularly. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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18 d. from the wife of Thomas de Hoylaund for the same. Pledge: Simon de Elysworth. Gallon, pottle.

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12 d. from Margaret Baroun for the same. Pledge: Robert Beumys. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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12 d. from the wife of Richard de Beurepeyr for the same. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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12 d. from Ellen, wife of John Faber for the same. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, and an unsealed quart. 18 d. from the wife of Robert Chaceden for the same. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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6 d. from the wife of William Fyne for the same. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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6 d. from Hawise, wife of John Carectarius for the same. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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6 d. from Petronilla ad Petram for the same. Pledge: William Jerveys. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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3 d. from the wife of William Jerveys for the same, once. Pledge: her husband.

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6 d. from the wife of Reyner le Porter for the same, four times. Pledge: Elias Reyner. Gallon, pottle, quart.

Notes

1. 16 December, 1297.

2. Missing.