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

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RAMSEY. VIEW OF FRANKPLEDGE HELD THERE ON WEDNESDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF THE PURIFICATION OF BLESSED MARY, IN THE THIRTIETH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING EDWARD III AND THE EIGHTH YEAR OF THE LORD ABBOT RICHARD. [1]

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[INQUEST/JURORS:] Thomas Cok, Robert Rideman, John Baron, Simon Nyghtingale, John Lavender, Andrew Lyghfot, Nicholas de Hirst, John Gritteford, Elias Predicas, John Smudding, John Rodekoc, John Sewer.

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CAPITAGE: that all not be called individually: [6 s. 8 d.] [2]

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE ALE-TASTERS]

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[...] [3] from Emma Milnere for regularly brewing and selling ale contrary to the assize [of ale.]

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[...] [4] from Agnes Boteler for the same, twice.

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[...] [5] from Alice Nygtingale for the same, 10 times.

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[...] [6] from Agnes Hore for the same, regularly.

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6 d. from Emma Gritteford for the same, six times.

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12 d. from Joan Boteler for the same, eight times.

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12 d. from Mabel Cok for the same, regularly.

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12 d. from Alice Red for the same.

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6 d. from Joan de London for the same, six times.

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12 d. from Ellen Bernard for the same, 12 times.12 d. from Agnes Ulf for the same, regularly.

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18 d. from Agnes Bucworth for the same, 12 times.

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12 d. from Emma Martyn for the same, 12 times.

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12 d. from Margaret Sparhauk for the same, 10 times.

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12 d. from Agnes Clerk for the same, regularly.

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18 d. from Muriel de Somersham for the same.

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6 d. from Margaret Baron for the same, five times.

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2 s. from Cecilia Bette for the same, regularly.

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6 d. amercement excused from Agnes Cok for the same, 10 times.

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12 d. from Mariot de Over for the same, 10 times.

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18 d. from Matillis Mice for the same, regularly.

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6 d. from Alice Rase for the same, three times.

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6 d. each from Simon Nyghtingale, John Baron and Robert Rideman, ale-tasters, for not performing their office.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE JURORS]

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3 d. from Richard Pedefer for impeding the proper flow of water with one uncleaned weir, to nuisance. Order to correct.

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3 d. from Thomas Ballard for the same in Hepmangrove.

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3 d. each from Robert Pulter, William Aubyn, John Gritteford (excused), John de Gedneye, Master Thomas Twyford (excused), Nicholas de Hirst, Robert Pedefer, Nicholas Ladelere, William Tylere, Simon Pedefer, John Boteler (excused), and Richard Cok for the same.

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[No amercement] from Nicholas de Styvecle for the same, to nuisance.

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3 d. each from Robert Peddere, Nicholas Ladelere, Andrew Clerk, William de Overton, Thomas Cok, William Sudburgh, Henry Cok, and Henry de Dalton for the same.

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[No amercement] from Hugh de London for narrowing the common lade, to nuisance. [7]

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3 d. amercement (excused) from Alan de Red for not cleaning one common weir, to nuisance.

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3 d. each from Robert de Ripton, John Bokisworth and John Baron for the same.

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[No amercement] from the Almoner of Ramsey for the same.

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3 d. from Thomas White for the same.

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6 d. from John Bokisworth for putting his dung heap under the wall of the Almoner, to nuisance.

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3 d. each from John Croxton, Agnes Petevyn, and William Cicely for the same.

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6 d. from John Bernard Junior for putting clay in the King's road, to nuisance.

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3 d. from Wyat Sawyer for putting a dung heap in the King's road, next to the pillory, to nuisance.

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3 d. each from John Bucworth and Margaret de Sautre for the same.

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3 d. from William Odde for narrowing the lade opposite his dwelling.

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6 d. from John Bernard Junior for making one purpresture at Ploveres Pightle [8] by ploughing against one boundary there.

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[No amercement] from the Bailiff of Biggin for the same, at Ploveres Pightle. [9]

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[No amercement] from the Warden of the Chapel of St Mary for impeding the proper flow of water with one dung heap put in the weir there.

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6 d. from Richard Cook for narrowing the common lade at his tenement by not digging, to nuisance.

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3 d. each from John son of Stephen, Andrew Lyghtfot, John Hering, and John Tichemersh for having privies polluting the water of the lade, to nuisance. Order to remove, under penalty of a fine of a half-mark.

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3 d. from John Bucworth for narrowing the common lade next to the bridge, to nuisance.

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3 d. each from Basilia Pulter and Thomas Hokenale for the same.

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3 d. amercement (excused) from Alan de Red for narrowing the common lade behind his dwelling, to nuisance.

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3 d. each from Simon Cok, Richard Cok and Thomas Chaumberleyn for the same.

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3 d. from Simon Nyghtingale for having one privy, to nuisance. Order to remove.

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3 d. from John Clere for narrowing the common lade, to nuisance.

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3 d. each from Robert de Ripton, John Bokisworth, Peter Coupere and John Petevyn for the same.

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12 d. amercement (excused) from John Sparhauk for narrowing the common lade behind his dwelling, to nuisance.

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3 d. from Thomas Hokenale for impeding one path to the water at the bridge, to nuisance.

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6 d. from Richard Karlton for narrowing [10] one lade behind his dwelling, to nuisance.

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6 d. from John Croxton, 3 d. from John Baron, 6 d. from Robert Pedefer, 3 d. each from Agnes Feror, John Smyht de villa, John Kelleman (excused), John Wyat, Walter Priorisman, Alice Porter, John Smudding and Henry Cok for the same.

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3 d. from Richard son of John for narrowing the common lade at his dwelling, to nuisance.

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3 d. amercement (excused) from Emma de Gretteford, 3 d. from Margaret de Sautre, and 12 d. from Alice Frauncleyn, bakers, for selling bread contrary to the assize [of bread.]

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3 d. each from Thomas Canvill (excused), Thomas Wyghte and John Coupere for not coming to the view.

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3 d. each from William de Dodington, Thomas de Dodington, and William de Wadiseye for being out of tithing.

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6 d. from Thomas Herri of Upwood for digging peat in the Ramsey common, where he is not supposed to have common.

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6 d. each from Thomas Siwell, Richard Wodekoc, 12 d. each from William Coupere of Bury, John Neuman, William Neuman, William de Broughton, John Barker, and 6 d. from John atte Tounisende for the same.

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3 d. from Beatrice Caleys for carrying away the peat of her neighbors in the marsh, to nuisance.

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3 d. from Catherine Messager, 6 d. each from Alice de Tirington, Agnes Presse, Joan, wife of John [?Hobbisson,] [11] the ancilla of Alan de Red, Alice Bush, Agnes de Notingham, Joan Laumproun, 12 d. from Joan de Glatton, 6 d. from John Parkyn, and3 d. from Alice Cartere for the same.

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2 s. from Thomas Ballard for appropriating one pig valued at 2 s. from the chattels of a female fugitive seized and waived by Roger Alzewel.

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6 d. from Richard Wardebusc for digging peat in the marsh where he does not have common.

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6 d. each from Thomas Asplon, Walter Cok, 12 d. from Thomas Neuman, and 6 d. each from John Haukyn and John de Pappeworth for the same.

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6 d. from Richard de Pontisburi for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Henry Ropere. Pledge: Robert Rideman.

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6 d. from John Chaumberleyn for the same by Matillis Pikard. Pledge: [Robert Rideman.] [12]

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6 d. from Henry Dalton for the same by Matillis Ropere. Pledge: Simon Pedefer, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from the same Henry for the same by Emma Pedefer. Pledge: [Simon Pedefer.] [13]

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6 d. from the same Henry for drawing blood from Simon Pedefer. Pledge: [Simon Pedefer.] [14]

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6 d. from Agnes, wife of William de Langton for the same from Agnes de Lincoln. Pledge: her husband, who is amerced 3 d. for not having her.

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6 d. from the same Agnes for a hue and cry justly raised on herby the said Agnes de Lincoln. Pledge: [her husband.] [15]

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6 d. from John Rose for the same by William Ropere. Pledge: Richard Pontisburi, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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3 d. from John Augstyn for unjustly raising the hue and cry on Robert Rideman. Pledge: Robert Rideman.

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6 d. from John son of Robert for drawing blood from Geoffrey Grubbe. Pledge: Robert Rideman.

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6 d. from the same John for a hue and cry justly raised on him by the said Geoffrey. Pledge: [Robert Rideman.] [16]

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6 d. from Nicholas Polyerd for the same by the said Geoffrey. Pledge: S. Polyerd.

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3 d. from Beatrice Caleys for the same by Katherine Messager. Pledge: her husband.

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3 d. from the same Beatrice for drawing blood from the said Katherine. Pledge: [her husband.] [17]

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6 d. from Ralph Prest for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Matillis Baron. Pledge: John Wrighte.

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3 d. from William Pekel for the same by Agnes Clerk. Pledge: Andrew Barkere, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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12 d. from Ralph Prest for making rescue from Hugh de London, bailiff. Pledge: Thomas Chaumberleyn.

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6 d. from the same Ralph for unjustly raising the hue and cry on the said Hugh. Pledge: [Thomas Chaumberleyn.] [18]

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6 d. from the same Ralph for a hue and cry justly raised on him by the said Hugh. Pledge: [Thomas Chaumberleyn.] [19]

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6 d. from the same Ralph for the same by Katherine de Derham. Pledge: Henry Launcelyn.

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12 d. from William Bray for drawing blood from John de Gritteford. Pledge: Robert Rideman.

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12 d. from the same William for unjustly raising the hue and cry on the said John. Pledge: [Robert Rideman.] [20]

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6 d. from John de Gritteford for drawing blood from the said William. Pledge: [Robert Rideman.] [21]

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3 d. from Sarah Tylere for a hue and cry justly raised on her by Joan Bischop. Pledge: William Tilere.

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6 d. from Basilia Pulter for unjustly raising the hue and cry on Andrew Barkere. Pledge: Thomas, her husband.

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6 d. from Thomas Whyte for making rescue from Alan Carite, bailiff. Pledge: John Bernard Junior, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from the same Thomas for unjustly raising the hue and cry on the said Alan. Pledge: [John Bernard Junior.] [22]

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6 d. from the same Thomas for a hue and cry justly raised on him by the said Alan. Pledge: [John Bernard Junior.] [23]

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6 d. from Richard Oxeburgh for the same by Emma Whyte. Pledge: Alan Carite, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from Richard Oxebur' for drawing blood from Thomas Whyte. Pledge: [Alan Carite.] [24]

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6 d. from Thomas Whyte for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Margaret Baron. Pledge: John Bernard, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him. 6 d. from the same Thomas for the same by John Baron. Pledge: [John Bernard.] [25]

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6 d. from John Pynk for the same by Ralph Prest. Pledge: Thomas Nassington.

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6 d. from Agnes Freman for unjustly raising the hue and cry on John Pynk. Pledge: John Clere, who is amerced 3 d. for not having her.

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6 d. amercement (excused) from John, bailiff of Burghburi for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Richard Cok. Pledge: Thomas Cok.

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6 d. from Alice Leffenham for the same by Emma Sampson. Pledge: John Tirington, who is amerced 3 d. for not having her.

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6 d. from the same Alice for drawing blood from the said Emma. Pledge: [John Tirington.] [26]

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6 d. amercement (excused) from Thomas Hiche for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Joan Mice. Pledge: John Arnold.

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[?6 d.] [27] from Alice Pelle for unjustly raising the hue and cry on William Pynk. Pledge: John Pelle.

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[?6 d.] [28] from John de Northampton for the same on William Colbrand. Pledge: John Bayworth.

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[?6 d.] [29] from Nicholas Pulter for drawing blood from John de Northampton. Pledge: John Baron.

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[?6 d.] [30] from Agnes Lamproun for unjustly raising the hue and cry on John Philip. Pledge: Nicholas de Hirst.

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[?6 d.] [31] from John Hobbisson for drawing blood from John de Dodington. Pledge: Thomas Cok.

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[?6 d.] [32] from John Tirington for the same from John son of Robert. Pledge: William Cicely.

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6 d. from William Colbrand for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Beatrice Prat. Pledge: John Croxton, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from Nicholas Polyerd for the same by Margaret Prat. Pledge: S. Polyerd.

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6 d. from Wyat Sawyere for the same by Margaret de Caldecote. Pledge: John Baron, who is amerced 3 d. for not having [Wyat.]

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6 d. from Nicholas Polyerd for the same by Margaret (Sautre.)Pledge: S. Polyerd.

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6 d. from Adam Martin for the same by Alice Ulf. Pledge: John Sparhauk.

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6 d. from Thomas Whyte for the same by Alice Callemaker. Pledge: John Bernard, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from the same Thomas for drawing blood from the said Alice. Pledge: [John Bernard.] [33]

Notes

1. 3 February, 1356.

2. Torn away.

3. Torn away.

4. Torn away.

5. Torn away.

6. Torn away.

7. Entry deleted.

8. MS: Ploverespytil.

9. MS: Ploverespythil.

10. Deleted: obstupavit.

11. Obliterated.

12. MS: predictus.

13. MS: predictus.

14. MS: predictus.

15. MS: predictus.

16. MS: predictus.

17. MS: predictus.

18. MS: predictus.

19. MS: predictus.

20. MS: predictus.

21. MS: predictus.

22. MS: predictus.

23. MS: predictus.

24. MS: predictus.

25. MS: predictus.

26. MS: predictus.

27. Torn away.

28. Torn away.

29. Torn away.

30. Torn away.

31. Torn away.

32. Torn away.

33. MS: predictus.