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

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[RAMSEY.] VIEW OF FRANKPLEDGE HELD [AT RAMSEY] ON THE MORROW OF THE FEAST OF THE CIRCUMCISION OF THE LORD, IN THE SIXTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING EDWARD III AND THE SEVENTEENTH YEAR OF THE LORD ABBOT SIMON, [1] BEFORE BROTHER WILLIAM DE PAPPELE AND R. DE SAD[INGTON.]

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[JURORS:] Richard Brust, Stephen Parkere, Robert Rande, Walter Smyth, John Palter, Walter Kendale, Thomas Rideman, John Compyn, John Rodekoc, William Alcumbyry, Adam Fannere, Adam Lavender.

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[CAPITAGE,] from the whole homage, that all not be called individually: 6 s. 8 d.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE ALE-TASTERS OF RAMSEY]

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Presentments under oath by John de Temesford and Walter de Kendale, ale-tasters [of Ramsey:]

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12 d. from Alice de Elyngton for breaking the assize of ale by regularly brewing and selling ale with unsealed measures. Pledge: Robert Hey[....] [2]

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3 s. from Emma Dunche [3] for the same. Pledge: Roger Clere.

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2 s. from Christina de Hadenham for the same. Pledge: John son of Nicholas.

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12 d. from Agnes Hockele for the same. Pledge: the Bailiff.

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3 s. from Agnes de Ripton for the same. Pledge: William Chaceden. No measures brought.

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3 s. from Beatrice Pakerel for the same. Pledge: Roger Milnere. 12 d. from Katherine Ravele for the same, three times. Pledge: John Lycheworth.

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12 d. from Joan P[?arkere] for the same, three times. Pledge: Stephen Parkere.

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6 d. from Beatrice [...] [4] for the same, twice. Pledge: the Bailiff.

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2 s. from Margery Brust for the same, regularly. Pledge: Richard Brust.

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3 s. from Joan Cartere for the same. Pledge: the Bailiff.

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3 s. from Emma Moun[t]abon for the same. Pledges: the Bailiff and her husband.

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2 s. from Matilda Faukes for the same. Pledge: Adam Wyles.

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2 s. from Sarah Messager for the same. Pledge: Simon Cok.

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3 s. from Philippa Norman for the same. Pledge: William Chaceden.

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12 d. from Joan, wife of Robert Beker for the same, three times. [5] Pledge: Robert Beker. She neither came nor sent her measures.

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2 s. from Catherine de Elme for the same, regularly. Pledge: William Predicas.

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12 d. from Emma Chaceden for the same. Pledge: William Chaceden.

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3 s. from Alice Pope for the same. Pledge: the Bailiff.

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2 s. from Margery Cok for the same. Pledge: John Cocus.

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2 s. from Joan Ferrour for the same. Pledges: William Chaceden and the Bailiff.

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2 s. 6 d. from [...] [6] Chaceden for the same. Pledge: John Barkere.

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3 s. from Felicia de Sautre for the same. Pledge: William Chaceden.

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3 s. from Alice de Ripton for the same. Pledge: William Somersham.

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12 d. from Alice, wife of Hugh Arnebourgh for the same. Pledge: her husband.

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18 d. from Alice Russel for the same. Pledge: Geoffrey super Grenam.

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3 s. from Joan Frebody for the same. Pledge: Alexander Frebody.

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2 s. from Agnes Clere for the same. Pledge: Roger Clere.

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3 s. from Joan Clere for the same. Pledge: Geoffrey de Wenyngton.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE ALE-TASTERS OF HEPMANGROVE]

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Presentments under oath by Thomas Rideman and Nicholas Freman, ale-tasters of Hepmangrove:

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2 s. from Emma Hervy for regularly brewing and selling ale contrary to the assize of ale. Pledge: John Messager, chaplain.

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3 s. from Emma Jardyn for the same. Pledge: William Predicas.

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2 s. from Agnes, wife of Thomas Barkere for the same. Pledge: Thomas Barkere.

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Payment of 3 d. by John Lavender to the lord for licence to be removed from the position of capital pledge. Appointment and swearing-in of John son of Nicholas in his place.

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Complaint of debt by Agnes de Ripton against John Barkere. Pledge for prosecuting: Walter Kendale. Licence of concord sought by both and obtained. Amercement from John: 6 d.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE JURORS]

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6 d. each from William Mazoun, Simons Peneys, Simon de Berwell, William Clervaux, William Ulf, William Brust and Gilbert Wade for default.

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6 d. from Thomas Barkere for making one purpresture with one hedge, to nuisance, at the cotagium he purchased from Robert Wodeward. Order to correct.

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12 d. from Robert Hemmynges for having openings in his hedges surrounding his messuage, as a result of which his neighbors' crops are destroyed. Order to close the openings. Additional amercement from Robert for not coming: 3 d.

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6 d. from Adam Barkere for putting his dung heap in Herberts Lane. [7] Pledge: Reginald Clere. Order to remove.

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3 d. from Simon Nittynggale for the same, to nuisance. Pledge: Henry Cnapwell. Order to remove.

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18 d. from John Austyn for removing, at night, the boundaries and willows planted on the Almoner's property, to nuisance. Pledge: William Ellesworth.

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3 d. from Thomas Sampson for being out of tithing. Order to distrain him to put himself in tithing before the next view.

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6 d. from John de Colneworth, out of tithing and received by Simon Peneys. Pledge: the Bailiff.

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40 d. from John Austyn for being a common harbourer of strangers, contrary to the assize. Pledges: Reginald Sweyn and William de Ellesworth.

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40 d. from the Constable and the Tithing Men [8] of Hepmangrove for failing to attach Richard de Morton, upon whom John Messager, chaplain, justly raised the hue and cry.

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Order to attach the same Richard to answer at the next court. Afterwards he came and found a pledge, namely: Andrew Chaum[berleyn.]

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6 d. from Nicholas Freman for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Emma Duraund. Pledge: John Sapyn.

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6 d. from John Austyn for appropriating a common ditch at the end of his croft, to nuisance. Pledge: John Barkere.

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6 d. from John Mountabon for hindering the common lade next to his manse. Order to correct.

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3 d. from John Sampson for being out of tithing. Order to distrain him to put himself in tithing before the next court.

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6 d. from Robert Barkere for being out of tithing, received by his brother, Thomas Barkere. Order to put himself in tithing [before the next court.]

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6 d. from Robert de Smalwode for obstructing a lade at his manse, to nuisance.

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18 d. from Beatrice de Assebeche for regularly baking bread and selling it contrary to the assize.

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18 d. each from John Pakerel and Roger Molendinarius, amercement excused from Emma Pope, 6 d. from Joan de Caldecote, 12 d. from Matillis Pope, 3 d. each from Joan Derlyng, retailer, Christina Enderdale, Fretencia Scriveyn, Alice Colston, Tiny Alice, [9] Constance Puttok, Katherine Frere, Joan de Ripton, Agnes de Glatton, Christina de Weston, Agnes Viel, and 6 d. from John Mountabon for the same.

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6 d. from William de Elme for being out of tithing. Order to distrain him to put himself in tithing before the next view.

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6 d. from Richard Baldewyne for the same, received by Laurence Baldewyne. Order to distrain, etc.

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6 d. from Richard Broutonesman for the same, received by Benedict Carectar. Order to distrain, etc.

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12 d. from William son of Basilia for receiving his son, William, a leper. Order that he no longer receive him under penalty of a half-mark fine.

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2 s. from John de Temesford and Walter de Kendale, ale-tasters, for not performing their office properly.

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6 d. from Nicholas Freman and Thomas Rideman for the same.

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6 d. from John Swon for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Alice le Swon, and 3 d. from Edmund Swon, his pledge, for not having him.

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3 d. from Thomas le Swon for the same by Robert Kederiche. Pledge: William Chaceden.

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6 d. from Isabelle le Hoore for unjustly raising the hue and cry on John le Hore. Pledge: Robert Beumeys.

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3 d. from Andrew Boteler for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Robert Soutere.

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3 d. from the same Andrew for drawing blood from the said Robert.

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6 d. from Matillis Smyth for unjustly raising the hue and cry on Theobald Pollard. Pledge: her husband.

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6 d. from the same Matillis for housebreaking against the said Theobald. Pledge: Ivo Russel.

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6 d. from Joan Hyhe for unjustly raising the hue and cry on John de Lecheworth. Pledge: her husband.

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3 d. from John Derlyng for the same on Richard Brust and his associates. Pledge: Robert Rand.

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3 d. from John de Overe for hindering the common lade at the head of his garden.

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3 d. from Robert Grigges for the same. Pledge: the Bailiff.

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3 d. each from Alice Pydifer, William Enderdale, John Derlyng, and Geoffrey le Swon for the same.

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3 d. from Robert Smart for putting his dung heap in the King's road, to nuisance. Pledge: Adam Lavender.

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3 d. from William de Somersham for the same. Pledge: John Messager.

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3 d. from Alan Carite for the same. Pledge: the Bailiff.

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3 d. from Alexander Frebody for the same.

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Total: 115 s. 11 d.

Notes

1. 2 January, 1333.

2. Obliterated.

3. Deleted: Smyth.

4. Obliterated.

5. Deleted: communiter iii s.

6. Obliterated.

7. MS: Herbertslane.

8. MS: decenarii.

9. MS: Parva Alicia.