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

BLAdd.Roll34399. m.3r (AD1586[2])

RAMSEY. THE TWENTY-SECOND DAY OF NOVEMBER, IN THE TWENTY-NINTH YEAR OF ELIZABETH, QUEEN OF ENGLAND. [1]

THE VERDICT OF THE HOMAGE AT THE LEET HELD THERE THEDAY AND YEAR WRITTEN ABOVE.) [2]

1

BAKERS: 2 d. each from John Sharpe, Robert Dawson, Richard Aynesworth, William Moseley, Patrick Thomas, William Pearson, Richard Chappell and Robert Tyler for not keeping the assize of bread.

2

BREWERS: 2 d. from John Cakebread for not keeping the assize.

3

VICTUALERS: 2 d. each from Laurence Martin, William Daye, Robert Whelwright, [3] John Crispe, Gabriel Wilson, Thomas Streatley Junior, Henry Broadshawe and John Drage for not keeping the assize in selling other victuals according to the Statute. [4]

4

MILLERS: 2 d. each from Robert Maney, Richard Aynesworth, George Sandesone, John Ryseley and Humphrey Poulter for taking excessive tolls and not keeping weights and measures according to the Statute. [5]

5

BUTCHERS: 2 d. each from John Bassett, Amos Goddard, Rafe Marshall and William Richard for excessive prices.

6

CONSTABLES: Richard Hiller and William Myles.

7

[JURORS:] Edward Clarkson, [6] William Daye, Richard Aynesworth, William Snaresdale, [7] Richard Hiller, Robert Oldmedow, Thomas Paulmer, Robert Hunt, William Daye, William Booth, Edward Averye, Laurence Martin, William Maney, Edmund Tryplett.

Notes

1. 22 November, 1586.

2. From this point, the roll is in English.

3. Deleted: Whetwell.

4. See 23 Edward III (Statutes of the Realm 1, p. 307 et seq).

5. See 14 Edward III, Statute 1, c. 12; 25 Edward III, Statute 5, c. 10; 31 Edward III, Statute 1, c. 2; 34 Edward III, c. 6; 13 Richard II, Statute 1, c. 9 (Statutes of the Realm, 1, 2).

6. Actual signature?

7. Signature and mark.