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

BLAdd.Roll34345d (AD1317)

[RAMSEY]. [1] [VIEW OF FRANKPLEDGE HELD AT] RAMSEY IN THE ELEVENTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING EDWARD, SON OF KING EDWARD, AND THE SECOND YEAR OF THE LORD ABBOT SIMON. [2]

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE ALE-TASTERS OF RAMSEY]

1

2 s. from Amice, wife of Ivo Barun for [breaking the assize of ale], regularly. Pledge: her husband. She did not come but sent her gallon, pottle and quart.

2

2 s. from Emma, wife of Peter Flote for the same. Pledge: John the Bailiff. She did not come but sent her gallon, pottle and quart.

3

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

4

18 d. from Mariot Chaceden for the same. Pledge: Richard de Morton. Gallon, pottle, quart.

5

2 s. from Rose, wife of William de Oxendon for the same. Pledge: Simon le Lavender. Gallon, pottle, quart.

6

18 d. from Joan Frebody for the same. Pledge: John the Bailiff. Gallon, pottle, quart.

7

12 d. from Joan Tutseynt for the same. Pledge: William Brekespere. Gallon, pottle, quart.

8

18 d. from Alice de Ripton for the same. Pledge: Richard de Morton. Gallon, pottle, quart.

9

18 d. from Margery le Ferrour for the same. Pledge: Laurence Baldewyne. Gallon, pottle, quart.

10

6 d. from Joan le Rydeman for the same, three times, and because she neither came nor sent her measures.

11

3 d. from Emma Hervy for the same, regularly. Pledge: William de Ellesworth. Gallon, pottle, quart.

12

6 d. from Alice le Barker for the same. Pledge: John Austyn. Gallon, pottle, quart.

13

18 d. from Alice, wife of Walter de Glatton for the same. Pledge: John le Messager. Gallon, pottle, quart.

14

2 s. from Beatrice, wife of Peter le Hayward for the same, and for unsealed measures. Pledges: William Tannator, chaplain, and Geoffrey de Weston.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE ALE-TASTERS OF HEPMANGROVE]

15

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

16

2 s. from Alice le Barker for regularly selling ale contrary to the assize. Pledge: John le Messager, chaplain. No measures brought.

17

2 s. from Agnes, wife of John Austyn for the same. Pledge: John, her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

18

18 d. from Avice, wife of David Porcarius for the same. Pledge: William de Ellesworth. Gallon, pottle, quart.

19

12 d. from Emma Hervy for the same. Pledge: William de Ellesworth. No measures brought.

20

18 d. from Agnes le Bere for the same. Pledge: her husband. Gallon, pottle, quart.

21

(Order.) Order to distrain Nigel Aylward to answer to a hue and cry justly raised on him by Nicholas the Bailiff, as presented in the last view.

22

(Order.) Order to distrain Agnes, wife of Robert de Craneford to answer for a hue and cry she unjustly raised on John de Temesford.

23

(Order.) Order to distrain Denise Frebody to answer for a hue and cry she unjustly raised on Eustace Hachard, as presented [in the last view.]

24

3 d. from Joan Clere for a hue and cry justly raised on her by Alice Buteller. Pledges: John Messager and Geoffrey de Weston.

25

(Order.) Order to distrain John le Lord to answer to a hue and cry justly raised on him by Thomas de Upwode, as presented [in the last view.] (Order.) 6 d. from Robert Cut and John, son of Simon Tannator, pledges of Nicholas Pamp, because he has not yet paid William Gerveys 6 d. which William recovered against him. Order to raise the money as much from the pledges as from Nicholas.

26

(Order.) Order to correct a purpresture made by Ralph Dory at Hoiting and Pawelode by digging and appropriating land from the common of Ramsey to the amount of five acres, to grave nuisance.

27

(Order.) Order to the Bailiff that he answer for 12 d. attached from Isabelle de Wasseby as an amercement for a hue and cry justly raised on her by John Smart.

28

3 d. from Robert de Beaumeys for a licence of concord with William Gerveys in a plea of trespass. Pledge: John Mountabon.

29

3 d. from Thomas de Upwode for default.

[BAKERS]

30

2 s. from Roger de Assebech for breaking the assize of bread. Pledge: William Gerveys.

31

3 d. from Matilda de Caldecote for the same. Pledge: Edmund le Botiller.

32

2 s. from Robert de Caldecote for the same. Pledge: Ivo Russel.

33

12 d. from Imania Sculle for the same. Pledge: Robert Molendinarius.

34

6 d. from Agnes le Cupere for the same. Pledge: Laurence Baldewyne.

35

6 d. from Ralph, son of Thomas le Messager for the same. Pledge: Richard de Morton.

36

6 d. from John de Horsheth for the same. Pledge: [....] [3]

37

2 s. from Richard Pakerel for the same. Pledge: William Gerveys.

38

3 d. from the wife of John Aude for the same. Pledge: Andrew Wylla[....] [4]

39

3 d. from Agnes Mokedyssh for the same. Pledge: William Peytevyn.

40

12 d. from Matilda le Barker for the same. Pledge: Adam le Barker. 6 d. from Alice de Ravele for the same. Pledge: Roger Ace.

41

3 d. from Alice, wife of Adam Lomb for the same. Pledge: her husband.

42

6 d. from Katherine de Ravele for the same. Pledge: Geoffrey de Weston.

43

6 d. from Robert Draper for the same. Pledge: Reginald[....] [5]

44

12 d. from Little Philip [6] for the same. Pledge: William Gerveys.

45

12 d. from Peter le Hayward for the same. Pledges: [...] [7] le Barker, chaplain, and Geoffrey de Weston.

46

12 d. from Christina de Hale for the same. Pledge: William Gerveys.

47

6 d. from Robert Bygge for the same. Pledge: William[....] [8]

48

18 d. from Margery Kippon for the same. Pledge: John the Bailiff.

49

6 d. from John Muntabon for the same. Pledge: William Gerveys.

50

12 d. from Geoffrey de Alkunbyr' for the same. Pledge: John Messager.

51

6 d. from Mariot Grubbe for the same. Pledge: William Gerveys.

52

18 d. from Robert Pakerel for the same. Pledge: William Gerveys.

53

6 d. from Emma Powel for the same. Pledge: William Hauteyn.

54

6 d. from Philippa Norman for the same. Pledge: Robert Pakerel.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE JURORS]

55

12 d. from William de Ellesworth for appropriating a certain causeway 60 feet long and 15 feet wide outside his gate by planting willows and erecting hedges. Pledge: Geoffrey de Weston. Order to correct at William's expense.

56

(Order.) 12 d. from the same William for narrowing the common road leading to New Field Holt [9] by more than 100 feet in length and three feet in width by digging and enlarging a ditch beneath his garden. Pledge: Geoffrey de Weston. Order to correct, as above.

57

(Order.) Amercement excused from Thomas de Elyngton for not purging his ditch below his courtyard, because of which the King's road is flooded. Pledge: Robert le Wodeward. Order to correct.

58

6 d. from John le Webester for the same, below his bridge. Pledge: John the Bailiff. Order to correct.

59

(Order.) 6 d. from Thomas de Upwode for narrowing the King's road by digging and purging his ditch. Order to correct.

60

(Order.) 6 d. from John Powel for the same, in front of his doorway. Pledge: William de Ellesworth. Order to correct.

61

(Order.) 3 d. from Robert le Ferrour for retaining his purpresture at Biggin Way [10] [made] by narrowing and destroying the King's road. Pledge: John the Bailiff. Order to correct.

62

(Order.) 6 d. from Roger de Assebech for appropriating land by digging and making his ditch too near the King's road. Order to correct at his expense.

Notes

1. The roll in incomplete, an initial membrane being missing. The roll is also reversed—dorso precedes recto.

2. 8 July, 1317-7 July, 1318. Simon Eye, abbot of Ramsey, 1316-42.

3. Blank.

4. Obliterated.

5. Obliterated.

6. MS: Parvus Philippus.

7. Obliterated.

8. Obliterated.

9. MS: le Newefeldholt.

10. MS: Byggyngweye.