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

BLAdd.Roll39594r (AD1268)

(RAMSEY WITH HEPMANGROVE.) VIEW OF FRANKPLEDGE [HELD] AT RAMSEY ON SATURDAY, THE VIGIL OF THE FEAST OF THE ANNUNCIATION OF BLESSED MARY, IN THE FIRST YEAR OF THE LORD ABBOT WILLIAM. [1]

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[JURORS:] [2] Geoffrey de Campo, Peter de Vinea, Nicholas le Akatur, Thomas le Porter, Richard le Tanur, Alexander de Assebech, Alan le Tanur, Robert Bere, Nicholas Drenge, Hugh de Derlington, Alexander le Flanner, Simon ad Petram.

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(CAPITAGE:) 6 s. 8 d.

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6 d. from William le Messager for contempt, not having come after being elected one of the jurors.

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6 d. from William de Gardino for the same.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE ALE-TASTERS OF RAMSEY]

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Presentments by Nicholas de Broucton and Gilbert Nute, ale-tasters of Ramsey:

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6 d. from the wife of John Botty for selling ale contrary to the assize. Pledge: Robert Stulbard.

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6 d. from the wife of Richard Sturdy for the same. Pledge: Richard de Hemminges.

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12 d. from Emma, wife of Andrew for the same. Pledge: Richard de Hemminges.

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6 d. from the wife of William Cut for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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2 s. from the wife of Simon Drenge for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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2 s. from the wife of Geoffrey Faber for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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6 d. from Benigna Clere for the same. Pledge: Richard Clere.

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12 d. from the wife of Robert Clere for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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12 d. from the wife of Alexander Dey for the same. Pledge: Alexander Dey.

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12 d. from the wife of Peter le Lavender for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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[Amercement excused] from the wife of Benedict Legge for the same. Pauper. Pledge: Richard de Hemminges.

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12 d. from the wife of William Legat for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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12 d. from the wife of Peter le Bolur for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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6 d. from the wife of Richard le Barkere for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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12 d. from the wife of John le Ferrur for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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[Amercement excused] from the wife of Benedict ad Petram for the same. Pauper. Pledge: her husband.

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12 d. from the wife of Nicholas Drenge for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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6 d. from the wife of Richard de Houcton for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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6 d. from the wife of Robert Walun for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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12 d. from the wife of Geoffrey Vannator for the same. Pledge: Robert Stulbard.

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6 d. from the wife of Simon Pollard for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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12 d. from the wife of Hugh de Derlington for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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12 d. from the wife of John de Burgo for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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12 d. from the wife of Robert de Vinea for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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6 d. from the wife of John Togod for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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6 d. from the wife of Stephen de Wyntonia for the same. Pledge: John Clere.

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12 d. from Denise Grubbe for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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6 d. from Matilda, wife of Gilbert de Babillard for the same. Pledge: [Blank.]

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12 d. from the wife of Gervaise Emptor for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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12 d. from the wife of Simon ad Petram for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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6 d. from the wife of Nicholas Emptor for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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12 d. from Christiana Wrau for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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6 d. from the wife of John Clere for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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6 d. from the wife of Benedict Clere for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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12 d. from the wife of Thomas Waleys for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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12 d. from the wife of Alan Leaute for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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6 d. from the wife of Stephen son of Fulk for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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2 s. from Sarah Godefrey for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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3 s. from Alice de Ely for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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

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6 d. from the wife of Laurence le Revere for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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12 d. from the wife of Geoffrey de Campo for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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6 d. from Emma Powel for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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12 d. from the wife of John son of Ivo for the same. Pledge: John le Barkere.

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6 d. from the wife of Herbert le Turnere for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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6 d. from the wife of Alan le Barkere for the same. Pledge: Thomas Tryl.

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12 d. from the wife of Adam le Vanur for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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[Amercement recorded elsewhere] [3] from the wife of Robert de Vinea for the same. Pledge: her husband.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE ALE-TASTERS OF HEPMANGROVE]

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Presentments by Martin le Pannier and Simon Fabian, ale-tasters of Hepmangrove:

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12 d. from the wife of William le Barkere for selling ale contrary to the assize. Pledge: her husband.

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12 d. from Margery for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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12 d. from Alice le Barkere for the same. Pledge: John le Barkere.

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6 d. from Denise ad Pontem for the same. Pledge: Martin ad Pontem.

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12 d. from Sarah le Carecter for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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12 d. from the wife of William le Rideman for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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6 d. from the wife of William de Wenington for the same. Pledge: her husband.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE JURORS]

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6 d. from Agnes Symund for breaking the assize of ale.

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6 d. from the daughter of Walter Graunfrey for the same.

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6 d. from Martin le Pannier, taster, for concealment, saying that the brewers kept the assize when they did not.

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6 d. from Simon Fabian for the same. Pledges: the one for the other.

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6 d. from Ivo de Coquina for receiving a certain tailor, contrary to the assize.

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6 d. from Thomas son of Sarah for receiving William de Brampton, carpenter.

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6 d. each from Nicholas Emptor and Hugh de Derlington, pledges of Robert Stulbard, because Robert failed to correct his purprestures made last year by appropriating land the whole length of his courtyard and three feet in breadth from the ditch below his courtyard and elsewhere in Wyndles Heath. [4] Order that Robert be distrained until corrections are made.

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6 d. each from Simon ad Petram and John Beufrere, pledges of Robert de Smalwode, because Robert failed to correct his purpresture made opposite the house of John Botty by appropriating land from the lade the length of his whole meadow and three feet in breadth. Order to distrain until corrected.

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6 d. each from Hugh de Derlington and Ralph de Wyntonia, pledges of Adam Vanntor, because Adam failed to correct his purpresture made by narrowing one ditch, once belonging to Robert Lamb, at the head of his courtyard by one and a half feet. Order to distrain until corrected.

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2 s. for trespass from Ralph de Wyntonia for making one ditch, extending from his gate to the bridge, narrowing the King's road, to the nuisance of passers-by, and which was ordered corrected by the view of the jurors. Pledges: Adam le Vanur and William le Tanur.

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6 d. from William Swetebrid for default, in that, having made a ditch to the nuisance of the King's road, he failed to come [into court] when summoned. Order to distrain until corrected.

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6 d. from John Walun for default, in that he similarly made a ditch to the nuisance of the King's road and failed to come when summoned. Order to distrain until corrected.

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[Amercement excused] from Peter Faber for default, in that, having obstructed the watercourse at Cole Lane  [5] to the nuisance of the road, he failed to come when summoned. Pauper. Order to distrain until corrected.

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6 d. from Philip de Elysworth for trespass, in that he obstructed the watercourse opposite the house of Henry ad Grenam. Pledges: Walter ad Petram and Simon Fabian. Order to correct.

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6 d. from Peter le Gylur, butcher, for putting the entrails of slaughtered animals into the watercourse, to the nuisance of the vill, so that no can brew or do other necessary things with the water.

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6 d. each from Richard Callop, Nicholas Carnifex, Robert Balle, John Brouse and Henry Child for the same. Pledges: the one for the other.

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6 d. from John Cementarius for default, in that, having received several men in the back of his courtyard to the nuisance and danger of the vill, he failed to come when summoned. Order to distrain until the men are removed.

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6 d. each from Andrew Pistor, John son of Robert, Bate de Vinea, and Christiana Waloun for breaking the assize of bread. Pledges: the one for the other.

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6 d. from Emma, wife of Poncius for breaking the assize of bread and for not coming [to court,] and 6 d. each from Agnes Callop, Richard Clere, Richard Molendinarius of Hepmangrove, Martin Molendinarius and Simon Molendinarius for breaking the assize of bread. Pledges: the one for the other.

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Order to distrain the tenants of Thomas de Beyvil in Ramsey to build a bridge opposite the house of Sarah Godefrey.

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6 s. 8 d. from the jurors in the inquest concerning the house once belonging to Robert de Gardino for false presentment.

Notes

1. 24 March, 1268. William of Godmanchester, abbot of Ramsey, 1267-85.

2. Nomina juratorum.

3. See supra, no. 29.

4. MS: Wenlyshithe.

5. MS: Colane.