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

BLAdd.Roll34362r (AD1311)

RAMSEY. VIEW OF FRANKPLEDGE [HELD AT] RAMSEY ON MONDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY, IN THE FOURTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING EDWARD, SON OF KING EDWARD, AND THE TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR OF THE LORD ABBOT JOHN, [1] BEFORE WILLIAM DE WASSINGLE.

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[JURORS:] William Fabien, Ralph le Wodeward, William le Mayster, Godfrey Andreu, John Faber, William Russel, fisherman, Hugh de Assebech, John Aude, John Tannator, William de Ripton, William Hayward, Simon Tannator.

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CAPITAGE: 6 s. 8 d.

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6 d. from Nicholas Russel for a hue and cry justly raised on him by John Teler, as presented in previous views. Pledge: Thomas de Elyngton.

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6 d. from William le Canter for being a forestallor of fish, as presented in the penultimate view. Pledge: Thomas de Elyngton.

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6 d. from William Goldhop, pledge of Stephen Matheu, for not having him to answer the same charge. Order to distrain Stephen [to answer.]

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6 d. from William Goldhop for the same. Pledge: Wiliam de Hale.

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6 d. from Baldwin Allegode for the same. Pledge: Stephen le Couper.

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12 d. from Alan Carite, pledge of Robert son of Ranulph, for not having him to answer the charge that, in enlarging his ditch, he narrowed the King's road in Bridge Street, as presented in the last view. Order to distrain Robert to answer, and order to correct at Robert's expense.

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12 d. from Roger de Smalwode for the same. Pledge: William de Hale.

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6 d. from Richard Haym for the same. Pledge: his body, in custody, and John Henry and Alan Tannator.

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12 d. from Agnes, wife of Bartholomew Lenejhon for a hue and cry justly raised on her by Christina Walun, as presented in the last view. Pledges: Andrew de Weston and Bartholomew Lenejhon.

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6 d. from John Fylemond, pledge of Emma Ayse, for not having her to answer to a hue and cry justly raised on her by Agnes Godewale, as presented in the last view. Order to distrain.

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12 d. from Beatrice, wife of Nicholas le Flanner for unjustly raising the hue and cry on Roger de Assebech, as presented in the last view. Pledges: Thomas de Elyngton and Nicholas [le Flanner.] [2]

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Order to distrain John Beaufrer to answer to a hue and cry justly raised on him by Margaret le Taylour, as presented in the last view.

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12 d. from Christina de Warewyk for a hue and cry justly raised on her by Agnes Gere, as presented in the last view. Pledge: John de Warewyk.

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6 d. from Robert de Craunfeld for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Robert Osemond, as presented in the last view. Pledge: William le Moygne, Door-Keeper. [3]

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3 d. from William Bacun for erecting one pigsty too close to the King's road, as presented in the last view. Pledge: Geoffrey Pope.

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6 d. from Thomas de Elyngton, pledge of Richard Pakerel, for not having him to answer for putting his dung heap in the King's road. Order to distrain Richard to answer, as ordered in the last view.

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Henry West put his dung heap in the King's road, to nuisance, as presented in the last view. Pauper. Pledge: his body, in custody.

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6 d. from Alan Carite for the same. Pledges: William Baxter and William Hayward.

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6 d. from Henry de Over for the same. Pledges: Alan de Assebech and Thomas de Elyngton.

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2 s. from Ranulph Grubbe, pledge of Joan Grubbe, his daughter, for not having her to answer for being a thief of geese and hens and for stealing her neighbors' geese, hens and dregs to the value of 10 d., and for being nothing more than a common whore, [4]as presented in the last view. Order that henceforth no one receive Joan within the vill.

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6 d. from William le Pulter for destroying the marsh by digging and selling peat, as presented in the last view.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE ALE-TASTERS OF RAMSEY]

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Presentments under oath by Andrew de Weston and Alan Tannator, ale-tasters of Ramsey:

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18 d. from Mabel le Milnere for regularly selling ale for 1 d. and 1 1/2 d., and for selling by an unsealed sixth of a gallon measure, which she brought. Pledges: her husband and William Gerveys. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for selling by the said sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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18 d. from Mariot Powel for the same, in all things. Pledges: Thomas de Upwode and Hugh Dunch. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for selling by a sixth of a gallon: 6 d.

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2 s. from Margaret de Sautre for the same. Pledges: Andrew de Weston and her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for selling by a sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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2 s. from Christina le Ferour for the same. Pledges: Andrew de Weston and Geoffrey de Weston. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for selling by a sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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18 d. from the wife of Godfrey Andreu for the same, and for selling by an unsealed measures of a third and a sixth of a gallon, which she brought. Pledges: her husband and Geoffrey de Weston. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for selling by a sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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12 d. from the wife of John Tutsentz for the same, four times, and for selling by an unsealed sixth of a gallon, which she brought. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 6 d.

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18 d. from Christina Ratele for the same, regularly. Pledge: John de Warewyk. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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12 d. from the wife of Walter de Corby for the same, four times. Pledge: John de [....] [5] [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 6 d.

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18 d. from Avice Clere for the same. Pledge: Alan Tannator. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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12 d. from the wife of Gregory de Pistrino for the same. Pledges: her husband and William Crane. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 6 d.

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12 d. from Emma Michel for the same. Pledge: William Gerveys. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 6 d.

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2 s. from the wife of William de Hale for the same. Pledges: William de Hale and Thomas de Weston. Gallon, pottle, quart.[Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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2 s. from Matilda de Upwode for the same. Pledges: her husband and Thomas de Weston. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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2 s. from Emma Montabon for the same. Pledge: her husband. She did not come because of illness. Gallon, pottle, quart.[Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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12 d. from the wife of Simon Tannator for the same. Pledge:[....] [6] Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 6 d.

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12 d. from Isabelle le Porter for the same. Pledge: Alan Tannator. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 6 d.

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12 d. from Joan Norman for the same. Pledge: John le Porter. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 6 d.

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12 d. from Philippa Norman for the same. Pledge: Geoffrey de Weston. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 6 d.

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18 d. from Mariot de Warewyk for the same. Failure to bring her sixth of a gallon. Pledge: William Gerveys. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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2 s. from the wife of Robert de Infirmaria for the same. Pledges: William Gerveys and William Crane. Gallon, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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2 s. from Agnes Gerveys for the same. Pledge: William Gerveys. She did not come because of illness. Gallon, pottle, quart.[Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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18 d. from Matilda le [...] [7] for the same. Pledges: William Gerveys and Alan Tannator. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 6 d.

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2 s. from Mariot Grubbe for the same. Pledges: John Porter and William Gerveis. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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18 d. from Juliana Chaceden for the same. Pledges: her husband and William Gerveis. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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12 d. from Cecilia ad Petram for the same, four times. No measures brought. Pledge: Alan [...] [8] and Adam Scriptor.[Additional] amercement for selling by an unsealed sixth of a gallon: 6 d.

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12 d. from the wife of William Hauteyn for the same, four times. Pledges: her husband and William Gerveys. Gallon, pottle, quart.[Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 6 d.

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18 d. from Margery le Ferour for the same, regularly. Pledge: Geoffrey de Weston. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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18 d. from Alice de Assebech for the same. Pledges: William Braciator and John le Porter. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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2 s. from the wife of William de Ripton for the same. Pledges: her husband and William Gerveys. Gallon, pottle, quart.[Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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18 d. from Matilda le Porter for the same. Pledges: her husband and William Gerveys. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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18 d. from the wife of John Faber for the same. Pledges: John Faber and Andrew de Weston. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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18 d. from the wife of Ivo Barun for the same. Pledges: William Gerveys and William Crane. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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18 d. from the wife of Hugh de Asschebech for the same. Failure to bring her sixth of a gallon. Pledges: her husband and Hugh Dunch. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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12 d. from Emma Dunch for the same. Pledges: Hugh Dunch and Alan le Barker. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 6 d.

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12 d. from the wife of Geoffrey Pope for the same, four times, and for selling with an unsealed sixth of a gallon, gallon, pottle and quart. Pledges: her husband and Geoffrey de Weston.[Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 6 d.

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18 d. from the wife of William Messor for the same. Pledges: her husband and William Gerveys. Gallon. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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18 d. from Alice Clere for the same. Pledges: Hugh Dunch and Alan Barker. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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18 d. from Mariot Chacedyen for the same. Pledges: Adam Scriptor and Hugh Dunch. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 12 d.

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18 d. from the wife of Alexander Frebody for the same. Pledges: her husband and Hugh Dunch. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 6 d.

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12 d. from Emma Faber for the same. Pledges: Geoffrey de Weston and Alan Tannator. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 6 d.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE ALE-TASTERS OF HEPMANGROVE]

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Presentments by Robert le Wodeward and William le Mayster, ale-tasters of Hepmangrove: [9]

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Amercement [10] from Margery [...] [11] for regularly selling ale for 1 d. and 1 1/2 d. and by an unsealed sixth of a gallon, which she brought. Pledges: [...] [12] and [Robert] le Wodeward. Gallon, pottle, quart. [Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 6 d.

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18 d. from [...] [13] for the same. Pledge: Robert le Wodeward.[....] [14]

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12 d. from [...] [15] for the same. Pledge: [....] [16][Additional] amercement for the sixth of a gallon: 6 d.

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12 d. from [...] [17] for the same. Pledge: Robert le Wodeward. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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18 d. from [...] [18] for the same. Pledge: Robert le Wodeward.

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18 d. from Agnes [B...] [19] for the same. Pledge: Robert le Wodeward. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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Order to distrain [?Alice le Boteler], [20] retailer, who failed to come to answer a charge of twice selling ale for 1 d. at the house of Muriel de Ellesworth. Order to distrain Muriel also to answer why she allowed [Alice] to break the ale assize by selling in her house.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE JURORS]

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6 d. from Agnes Graunfrey for narrowing the King's road opposite her house by digging, to nuisance. Pledges: Simon le[...] [21] and Hugh de Assebech. Order to correct.

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6 d. from Hugh [...] [22] for putting his dung heap in the King's road, to nuisance. Pledges: Thomas de Elyngton and John de Temesford. Order to remove.

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Order to distrain [...] [23] to answer the same charge.

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6 d. from [...] [24] for the same. Pledges: Alan Baxter and John Porter. Order to remove.

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Order to distrain [...] [25] to answer the same charge. Order to remove.

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6 d. from [...] [26] for the same. Pledges: William de Ripton and John Porter. Order to remove.

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Order to distrain [...] [27] to answer a charge of having his cess pits too near the common lade, in his courtyard.

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6 d. from [...] [28] for having [an obstruction] [29]between himself and Richard Faber, to nuisance. Order to correct.

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[Illegible trespass at Priest's Well. [30]]

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[....] [31] Pledge: Robert Wodeward.

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[Last three entries obliterated.]

Notes

1. 11 January, 1311.

2. MS: dictus Nicholaus.

3. MS: janitor.

4. MS: communis meretrix.

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9. The next eight entries are badly damaged.

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30. MS: Presteswell.

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