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

TNA/SC2/179/16, m.14d (AD1312 [1])

RAMSEY. VIEW [OF FRANKPLEDGE HELD] AT RAMSEY ON MONDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF SAINTS FABIAN AND SEBASTIAN, IN THE FIFTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING EDWARD [II] AND THE TWENTY-SIXTH YEAR OF THE LORD ABBOT JOHN, [1] BEFORE A[LEXANDER] LE MOYGNE.

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[JURORS:] Robert le Wodeward, Walter de Glatton, William le Mayster, John le Webester, William Crane, John Chaceden, John de Warewyk, Peter Flote, Ivo Altherman, William Hauteyn, Ivo Russel, Roger de Assebech.

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CAPITAGE: 6 s. 8 d.

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12 d. from Stephen Matheu, forestallor of fish, as presented in the penultimate view. Pledge: his body.

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(Order.) Order to retain one brass pot valued at 3 s. and seized from Robert son of Ranulph, and to seize more until he comes and answers [to a charge of] narrowing the road in Bridge Street by enlarging his ditch, as presented in the penultimate view.

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(Order.) Order to retain one tunic seized from Emma Ayse and to seize more until she comes to answer to a hue and cry justly raised on her by Agnes Godewale, as presented in the last view.

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

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12 d. from Richard Pakerel for making his dung heap in the King's road, as presented in the penultimate view. Pledge: Nicholas Russel.

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(Order.) 6 d. from Ranulph Grubbe for receiving Joan, his daughter, who was prohibited the vill as a thief of geese and hens, as presented in the penultimate view. Pledge: Godfrey Andreu. Order that no one receive her within the vill.

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3 d. from Alice le Boteler for twice breaking the assize of ale by selling, as presented in the penultimate view. Pledge: Nicholas Russel.

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3 d. from Ralph Baude for [putting] his dung heap in the King's road, to nuisance, as presented in the last view. Pledges: John Aude and Geoffrey de Weston.

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3 d. from John Balde for the same. Pledge: Geoffrey de Weston.

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6 d. from Robert le Skynnere for making cess pits in his courtyard too near the common lade, to nuisance, as presented in the last view. Pledge: John Faber.

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(Order.) Order to retain one quarter of an ox seized from Alexander de Styviecl and to seize more until he comes to answer for putting dung in the common lade.

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6 d. from Adam Kyllot for the same. Pledge: Thomas Rydeman.

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(Order.) Order to distrain Reginald Quappelode and Richard Carpenter to put themselves in tithing. Later, Reginald put himself in tithing.

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(Order.) Order to retain one laver seized from Henry de Jakel' and to seize more until he puts himself in tithing.

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(Order.) 3 d. from Nicholas Russel, pledge of John Praffyn, for not having him to answer to a hue and cry justly raised on him by Margaret le Taylour, as presented in the last view. Order to distrain John.

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(Order.) Order to retain one brass bowl seized from Sarah Sturdy and to seize more until she answers to a hue and cry justly raised on her by Alice Blangernoun, as presented in the last view.

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(Order.) Order to distrain Ralph, servant of Albin Chaceden to answer to a hue and cry justly raised on him by William Cok, as presented in the last view.

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(Order.) Order to distrain John le Dychere to answer to a hue and cry justly raised on him by Agnes Bacun, as presented in the last view.

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6 d. from William le Fouer for the same by Emma le Parker. Pledge: Godfrey Andreu.

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6 d. from Martin Mawe for the same by John Praffyn. Pledge: John le Ray.

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12 d. from Elias de Craunfeld for making cess pits in the King's road, as presented in the last view. Pledge: Albin Chaceden.

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(Order.) 12 d. from Walter de Glatton and John de Hygeneye, pledges of Ralph Molendinarius, who is now dead, because Ralph, living, failed to pay Lord John Grubbe 40 d. adjudged to him in the last view for his damages. Order to raise the 40 d. from the pledges or from the executors of the deceased to the use of John [Grubbe.]

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6 d. from Peter, son of Thomas le Revysman for making damage in the vineyard, as presented in previous views. [2] Pledges: John Faber and Andrew de Weston.

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3 d. from Matilda Roleg for putting her dung heap in the King's road, as presented in the last view. Pledge: William de Ripton.

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3 d. from Richard Kaye for a licence of concord with William Faber. Pledge: Walter Faber.

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(Order.) 2 s. for trespass from William le Hayward, convicted by the jurors of refusing to give a gage to Albin Chaceden for damage he committed in the marsh and notwithstanding that he badly beat him, to his damages of 40 d., which he shall pay. Pledges: William Gerveys and William de Ripton.

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(Order.) 6 d. for trespass and unjust detention from Elias Reyner and his wife, Amice, convicted by the jurors of having received one coverlet worth 18 d. and one string of pearls worth 2 s. from Alice, daughter of Roger de Pistrino, as gage for 8 d., and for withholding the said items when Alice was ready to pay the 8 d. and redeem them, to her damages of 2 d., which they shall pay. Pledge: Thomas Rydeman.

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12 d. from Elias Reyner, convicted by the jurors of bringing a false claim against Stephen Provost. Pledge: William de Ripton.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE ALE-TASTERS OF RAMSEY]

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

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18 d. from Emma Faber for regularly selling ale for 1 d. and 11/2 d. Pledge: Adam le Scryveyn. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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2 s. from Joan Frebody for the same. Pledge: Andrew de Weston. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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18 d. from Rose, wife of William Cane for the same. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.2 s. from Mariot Chacedyen for the same. Pledge: Andrew de Weston. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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2 s. from Alice Clere for the same. Pledge: Michael de Pistrino. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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2 s. from Allota le Hayward for the same. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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12 d. from Cecilia Dunch for the same. Pledge: Hugh Dunch. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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6 d. from Agnes de la Claye for the same, three times. Pledge: her husband.

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12 d. from Alice Pope for the same, regularly. Pledge: Andrew de Weston.

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2 s. from Amice Baroun for the same. Pledge: her husband. Pottle, quart.

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12 d. from Matilda, wife of John son of Geoffrey for the same, three times. Pledge: Andrew de Weston.

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12 d. from Margaret de Sautre for the same, regularly. Pledge: William de Oxundon. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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2 s. from Ellen, wife of John Faber for the same. Pledge: Andrew de Weston. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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2 s. from Juliana Chacedyen for the same. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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2 s. from Matilda le Barker for the same. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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2 s. 6 d. from the wife of William de Ripton for the same. Pledge: William Gerveys. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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2 s. from the wife of William Braciator for the same. Pledge: William Gerveys. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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

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6 d. from Cecilia ad Pontem for the same, three times. Pledge: Andrew de Weston.

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2 s. from Margery le Ferour for the same, regularly. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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2 s. from Mariot Grubbe for the same. Pledge: William Gerveys.

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18 d. from Matilda le Milner for the same. Pledge: Nicholas Russel.

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6 d. from Christina Russel for the same, twice. Pledge: William Russel.

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2 s. from Agnes Gerveys for the same, regularly. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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2 s. from Agnes le Porter for the same. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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2 s. 6 d. from Matilda de Sautre for the same. Pledge: Andrew de Weston.

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2 s. 6 d. from Christina, wife of William de Hale for the same. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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6 d. from Christina de Pistrino for the same, twice. Pledge: Andrew de Weston.

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2 s. from Christina Ratele for the same, regularly. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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2 s. 6 d. from Amice Pollard for the same. Pledge: William Russel. Pottle, quart.

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2 s. from Mariot de Warewyk for the same. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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2 s. from Philippa Norman for the same. Pledge: Nicholas the Bailiff. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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18 d. from Alice, wife of Simon Tannator for the same. Pledges: her husband and Thomas Rydeman.

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2 s. 6 d. from Emma Muntabon for the same. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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18 d. from Emma Michel for the same. Pledge: Geoffrey de Weston.

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2 s. from Joan Baroun for the same. Pledge: Ralph le Wodeward. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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2 s. from Catherine de Ravele for the same. Pledge: Nicholas the Bailiff. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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2 s. from Joan Tutsentz for the same. Pledge: Andrew de Weston. Gallon, quart.

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2 s. from Beatrice, wife of Godfrey Andreu for the same. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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2 s. 6 d. from Christina le Ferour for the same. Pledge: Andrew de Weston. Gallon, pottle, quart.2 s. from Beatrice de Assebech for the same. Pledge: Nicholas the Bailiff. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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3 s. from Margaret, wife of Nicholas Russel for the same, three times, selling for 1 d. Pledge: her husband.

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2 s. from Mariot Powel for the same, regularly, selling for 1 d. and 1 1/2 d. Pledge: Thomas Rydeman. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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2 s. from Mabel le Mylner for the same. Pledge: her husband.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE ALE-TASTERS OF HEPMANGROVE]

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

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18 d. from Margaret Waker for regularly selling ale for 1 d. Pledge: Alan Molendinarius. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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18 d. from Alice de Ravele for the same. Pledge: Nicholas the Bailiff. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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6 d. from Sarah le Messager for the same, twice. Pledge: John Messager, chaplain.

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18 d. from Alice Tannator for the same, regularly, selling for 1d. and 1 1/2 d. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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18 d. from Joan Orlyenes for the same, regularly selling for 1 d. Pledges: her husband and William de Ellesworth. Gallon, pottle, quart.

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6 d. from Agnes Augstyn for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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12 d. from Agnes Ber' for the same. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE JURORS]

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12 d. from Elias Reyner for making a ditch, by digging[....] [3] Pledge: Michael de Pistrino. Order to correct.

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[Obstruction to common ditch.] [4]

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[Next three entries obliterated.]

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[First quarter of membrane obliterated.]

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[Hue and cry justly raised by Beatrice Frer.] [5]

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[Next three entries obliterated.]

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12 d. from Walter Frere for beating Robert Page, for which the hue and cry was justly raised. Pledge: John le Webester.

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6 d. from Robert Page for beating Katherine Frere, for which she justly raised the hue and cry. Pledge: Adam Clericus.

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6 d. from Stephen Provost for beating and mistreating Paya de la Veyne, for which she justly raised the hue and cry. Pledge: Geoffrey de Weston.

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12 d. from William de Ripton and Richard Beverech, pledges of Beatrice Prior, for not having her to answer for unjustly raising the hue and cry on Laurence Cok. Order to distrain her to answer.

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Amercement excused from Albin Chacedyen for beating William le Hayward, for which he justly raised the hue and cry. Pledge: Nicholas Russel.

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6 d. from Stephen le Couper for beating the wife of Roger Amyce, for which she justly raised the hue and cry. Pledge: Geoffrey de Weston.

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6 d. from William Frost for unjustly raising the hue and cry on Stephen le Upholder. Pledges: John le Carter and Hugh Wayman.

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6 d. from Robert Scalle of Chatteris for beating Isabelle de Gresham, for which she justly raised the hue and cry. Pledge: Geoffrey le Messager.

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40 d. from Richard de Morton for receiving several people who were disturbers of the King's peace and common malefactors, and for not permitting Nicholas the Bailiff to exercise his office when he wished to attach them, for which he justly raised the hue and cry. Pledges: Godfrey Andreu and Hugh Dunch.

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(Order.) One mark from the whole vill of Ramsey for failing to take up the hue and cry raised on Simon Dovedale by Isabelle Schunch for committing housebreak against her and beating and mistreating her. Simon did not come. Order to distrain him to answer.

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(Order.) 6 d. damages to be paid to the lord by Alward le Turner for destroying the marsh by selling peat. Order to distrain him for trespass.

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(Order.) Order to distrain Roger Fychet and Robert le Locer to answer for mooring their boats filled with fish and other merchandise at the head of the vill, refusing to pass beyond the bridge and thereby depriving the lord of his stallage.

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Order to distrain Adam Drake to answer for doing the same.

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Order to retain one mare seized from Nicholas le Couper, one ox seized from John le Newman and one mare from Alice, daughter of Philip de Kyngesdelf, and to take more until they come to answer for destroying the marsh by digging and selling peat outside the vill, as presented in previous views.

Notes

1. 24 January, 1312.

2. See supra, 1309[1], no. 7.

3. Damaged.

4. Obliterated.

5. Obliterated.