RAMSEY.  VIEW OF FRANKPLEDGE WITH COURT HELD THERE ON WEDNESDAY, THE FEAST OF ST ANNE, IN THE THIRTIETH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING HENRY VI. 
CAPITAGE: 6 s. 8 d. from the whole homage.
[Debt of l5 d. involving John Horwode. Order to collect.] 
6 d. from Thomas Styvecle, knight, for the same opposite Betistrete, to nuisance.
4 s. from John Brous Junior for permitting willows to grow too large in Pyngyl Ditch  so that boats cannot navigate at le Tounesende, to the nuisance of the whole vill.
6 d. from Walter, servant of Nicholas Maydyn for assaulting Thomas Bardewell, servant of the lord, against the peace.
6 d. from William Goldsmythe for assaulting Nicholas Maydyn, against the Lord King's peace.
4 d. from Thomas Toppyng for assaulting Thomas Goldsmyth, servant of the Cellarer, and for drawing blood from him.
6 d. from Thomas Fellow for assaulting John Derham, servant of John (Chiksand) of Huntingdon, against the peace.
6 d. from Thomas Love for assaulting Henry Baker and striking him with his fist, against the King's peace.
8 d. from John Baker for assaulting Ralph Hostiler with a drawn dagger and for attempting to stab him, against the King's peace.
8 d. each from John Geyte, Thomas Love and William Sparke (Glover) for assaulting the said Ralph with daggers, during which William drew blood from him, against the peace.
8 d. from Clement Sadeler for assaulting Thomas Fellow of Ramsey and striking him with his fist, against the King's peace.
12 d. from John Love Junior for taking and carrying away one net from the goods and chattels of Thomas Witton, and for keeping the said net for three days, against the peace.
12 d. from the same John Love for taking and carrying away one scythe valued at 2 s. from the goods and chattels of William Dood at Ramsey, against the King's peace.
Order to all tenants that they purge their ditches around the whole vill, if they are not impeded by water, before the feast of St Michael,  under penalty of 12 d.
6 d. from Denes Smyth for assaulting William Couper with a drawn knife and trying to stab him, against the King's peace.
Note that a certain woman, who was waived within the demesne, [had] four small table-cloths, two [nysottys], otherwise called Celerkerchyfys and one apron worth 8 d., which are delivered to the lord by the Bailiff.
20 d. from Anna Bryan, 8 d. each from Agnes Hunt, Alice Couper, Katherine Love, Joan Berys, Isabelle Mayke, Alice Parker, Joan Overton, and (no amercement from) Margery Ward (because she is dead), common brewers, for selling ale contrary to the King's proclamation.
8 d. from Agnes Faunt for the same.
(Amercement excused) from Florence Couper, 2 d. from Katherine Ston, 3 d. each from Agnes Gilham, Joan Ward, Margaret Berfurd, Joan West and Joan Scherewod, 6 d. from Margaret Betecod, 3 d. each from Alice Dixi, Isabelle Wellys, Isabelle Stedman, [...]  [Pullard],  Marion Grene, Margery Faux, the wife of Walter Whytefeld, Alice Ketering, 6 d. from Rose Ryng,[...]  from Ivette [...]acer,  3 d. from Margaret Skynner, (no amercement, because she did not sell) from Alice Hykson, 3 d. from Alice Cokke, 3 d. from Joan Smyth, 2 d. from Agnes Rix and 3 d. from Isabelle Goldsmyth, retailers, for selling ale contrary to the King's proclamation.
20 d. each from John Horewode and Leonard Wyn, common bakers, for selling bread contrary to the Statute  and for charging too much.
6 d. from William Faunt, 8 d. from Thomas Cokke, 6 d. from John Berford, 8 d. each from John Aubys and Thomas Love, butchers, for charging too much in selling meat.
3 d. each from Agnes Denton, Giles [...],  William Whytefeld, John Whete, John Berfurd, Thomas Cokke, John Amy, John Geyte, Robert Couper, Robert Skynner, Richard Geyte, Robert Grene, William Ryng, 6 d. from Simon Ely, [...]  from Isabelle Hare, [...]  from Isabelle Stedman, and 3 d. from Thomas Smyth for charging too much in selling victuals.
[...]  from Agnes Faunt for the same.
6 d. each from Robert Ston and [...]  Couper, ale-tasters, for not performing their office.
6 d. from Richard Geyte, 12 d. from John Grenelane, 3 d. each from John Sutton, Nicholas Maydyn and John Missangyll, 6 d. from Walter Whytefeld, and 3 d. from Thomas Geyte, cobblers,  for charging too much.
4 d. from John Geyte for the same.
3 d. each from Richard Wayte, Robert Grene, Pons Cissor next to Meche Gates,  4 d. each from William Wayte and Thomas Byschop, 3 d. from William Wykys, 8 d. from Richard Toute, 4 d. from Robert Pete (who has nothing in the vill), and 2 d. from John Soule, tailors, for charging too much.
Order to William Faunt that he remove the timber, reeds and rushes in New Field Holt  before the next leet under penalty of 6s. 8 d.
Order to William Pullyerd that he remove his pig-sty next to the tenement of John Eyre before the said leet, under penalty of 6 s.8 d.
6 d. from John Aubys for the same with his plough, to the nuisance of the neighbors.
4 d. from Robert Tychemerssh, 3 d. from William Abbot, 4 d. each from John Pycard and John Horewode for not paying their capitage at the leet.
Distraint by Walter West, Constable, of John Purse for paying arrears of #6 18 s. to the Abbot of Ramsey, by means of the following items: one gown, one brass pot, one doublet, one pair of shoes and two iron instruments used in the art of skinning, which goods are valued by the homage at 6 s. 10 d., and which are turned over to the Sub-cellarer.
Election and swearing-in of Roger Nicholas and Richard Cokke as Constables.
Election and swearing-in of John Couper and Thomas Simes as ale-tasters.
Election and swearing-in of John Couper and John Rolfe as marsh reeves.
Complaint of debt by John Gylham against Robert Reynold concerning 10 s. 8 d. rent in arrears. Order to attach before the next court.
Complaint of debt by the same John Gelham against John Crisp concerning 20 d. rent in arrears. Order to attach before the next court.
6 d. from John Clerke for assaulting Robert Ednom, against the King's peace.
4 d. from Katherine Ednom, common brewer, for selling ale contrary to the assize.
4 d. from Mariot Miller, common retailer, for selling ale contrary to the assize.
2 d. from Thomas Vicorous, ale-taster, for not performing his office.
Order to all tenants that they purge their ditches before the feast of St Michael,  under penalty of 12 d.
20 s. from Thomas Cossale for washing pelts in the water, against the ordinance recently made by the whole community.
1. A badly damaged roll.
2. 26 July, 1452.
16. Torn away.
17. Torn away.
18. MS: gappes.
20. Torn away.
21. MS: le Whyte.
22. Torn away.
23. Torn away.
24. MS: Pyngyldyche.
25. 29 September.
29. MS: le tews.
30. MS: Good.
35. See "Assize of Bread and Ale" in Statutes of the Realm 1, p. 203.
41. MS: sutores.
42. MS: Mechegate.
43. MS: Newfeldholt.
44. MS: Okehegge.
45. Deleted: Torowfen.
46. 29 September.