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

BLAdd.Roll39612r (AD1359)

RAMSEY. VIEW OF FRANKPLEDGE HELD THERE ON THURSDAY BEFORE THE FEAST OF THE ANNUNCIATION OF BLESSED MARY, IN THE THIRTY-THIRD YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING EDWARD III AND THE ELEVENTH YEAR OF THE LORD ABBOT RICHARD, [1] BEFORE JOHN KNYVETT AND BROTHER JOHN DE CLAXTON, STEWARD.

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[INQUEST/JURORS:] Robert Rideman, Thomas Cok, John Baroun, Simon Nightingale, John de Gritteford, Simon Pidefer, Robert Pulter, Andrew Lightfoot, Richard Colyn, John Sewer, John Rodecok, Thomas Chaumberleyn.

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

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE ALE-TASTERS]

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Presentments by Simon Nightingale, John Baroun and Robert Rideman, ale-tasters.

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3 s. from Matillis de Ayllington for brewing and selling ale contrary to the assize [of ale.]

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2 s. 6 d. from Emma Milnere for the same.

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6 d. from Joan Boteler for the same.

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[...] [2] from Sarah Milnere for the same.

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[...] [3] from Alice Nightingale for the same.

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[?3 s.] [4] from Agnes Hore for the same.

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18 d. from Amabel Cook for the same.

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2 s. from Joan London for the same.

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40 d. from Cecilia Bette for the same.

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6 d. from Emma Gritteford for the same.18 d. from Joan Pulter for the same.

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2 s. from Margery Sparhauk for the same.

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2 s. from Agnes Clerk for the same.

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2 s. from Joan [...] [5] for the same.

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40 d. from Muriel de Somersham for the same.

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6 d. from Emma de Croxton for the same.

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6 d. from Juliana Smudding for the same.

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2 s. amercement (excused by the lord) from [...] [6] for the same.

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18 d. from [Mariot] [7] de Overe for the same.

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12 d. from [Alice] [8] de Reed for the same.

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

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE JURORS]

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6 d. from William Colebrand for committing housebreaking against Henry Dalton. Pledge: Simon Pedefer, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from John Snap for drawing blood from Alan Milnere. Pledge: Robert Pulter, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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3 d. from the same John for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Margaret, wife of Alan Milnere. Pledge: [Robert Pulter.] [9]

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6 d. from John Snappe for the same by Alice [...]eneys. [10]Pledge: [Robert Pulter.] [11]

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3 d. from Richard Cut for the same by Agnes Sewere. Pledges: Robert Pulter and [John Grittisford.] [12]

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6 d. from John Smyht for the same by John [....] [13] Pledge: Robert Rideman.

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3 d. from Henry Dalton for the same by M[....] [14] Pledge: [Robert Rideman,] [15] who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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3 d. from the wife of John de Felawe for unjustly raising the hue and cry on Henry Dalton. Pledge: [Robert Rideman.] [16]

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3 d. from Cecilia Webistere for the same by Emma Littestere. Pledge: William Sparhauk, who is amerced 3 d. for not having her.

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6 d. from Cecilia Webistere for drawing blood from Emma Littestere. Pledge: John Bernard, who is amerced 3 d. for not having her.

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3 d. from Nicholas Poleyard for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Joan Warewyk. Pledge: John Baroun, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from Thomas Cook for drawing blood from John Croyland. Pledge: [John Baroun.] [17]

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3 d. from the same Thomas for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Joan, wife of the said John. Pledge: [John Baroun.] [18]

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6 d. from the same Joan for unjustly raising the hue and cry on John Grigges. Pledge: Hugh de London, who is amerced 3 d. for not having her.

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6 d. from Richard Oxeburgh for drawing blood from John Ravele of Walton. Pledge: Andrew Barkere, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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3 d. from Richard Oxeburgh for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Emma Littestere. Pledge: [Andrew Barkere.] [19]

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3 d. from Margaret, wife of William Bernard for the same by Ralph Prest. Pledge: John Baroun, who is amerced 3 d. for not having her.

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6 d. from Gilbert de Lenne for drawing blood from the famula of Hugh Swetemelk. Pledge: Henry Cook, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from the same Gilbert for a hue and cry justly raised on him by the wife of Hugh Swetemelk. Pledge: [Henry Cook.] [20]

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6 d. from William Wodeward for drawing blood from Alan de Hornyngiseye. Pledge: [Henry Cook.] [21]

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12 d. from Henry de Byngham for drawing blood from Edmund Balle. Pledge: William Hunte, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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12 d. from Edmund Balle for the same from Henry de Byngham. Pledge: Thomas Hillari, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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3 d. from John Noreys for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Agnes Heryng. Pledge: John Baroun.

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6 d. from John Bluntisham for the same by the said Agnes. Pledge: John Wyot, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from John Philipp for drawing blood from Walter May. Pledge: Richard Colyn.

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6 d. from William Pegale for a hue and cry justly raised on him by (Emma Littistere.) [22] Pledge: Nicholas Pulter, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from William Pegel for drawing blood from John Listere. Pledge: William Bodeseye, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from the same William for committing housebreaking against the said John. Pledge: [William Bodeseye.] [23]

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6 d. from John Catissone for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Emma Litistere. Pledge: Nicholas Abbot, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from Jurdan de Sutton for the same by William Claxton. Pledges: Richard Oxeburgh and Henry Cook.

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6 d. from the same Jurdan for drawing blood from John [24] de Claxton. Pledges: [Richard Oxeburgh and Henry Cook.] [25]

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3 d. from John Gritteford for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Emma Listere. Pledge: John Baroun.

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3 d. from Agnes Wyot for unjustly raising the hue and cry on Thomas Taillor. Pledge: John Wyot.

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3 d. from John Camshale for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Agnes Clerk. Pledge: John Baroun.

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6 d. from William Lancelyn for drawing blood from William de Bodeseie. Pledge: [John Baroun.] [26]

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3 d. from William Lancelyn for a hue and cry justly raised on him by William Bodeseie. Pledge: [John Baroun.] [27]

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12 d. from Richard Oxeburgh for drawing blood from John Pelle. Pledges: Simon Nightingale and John Baroun.

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6 d. from the same Richard for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Amice Pelle. Pledges: [Simon Nightingale and John Baroun.] [28]

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6 d. from the same Richard for the same by Margaret de Sautre. Pledges: [Simon Nightingale and John Baroun.] [29]

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3 d. from Emma, ancilla of Henry Cook for drawing blood from Ralph Preest. Pledge: Henry Cook.

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3 d. from Alice de Caxton for the same from the said Ralph. Pledge: John Baroun.

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4 d. from John Gedeneye for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Philip, servant of Nicholas Ladelere. Pledge: Nicholas Ladelere, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from John Ferrour for drawing blood from John Wyot. Pledges: John Kitilbern and Henry Cook. 3 d. from the same John for a hue and cry justly raised on him by John Wyot. Pledges: [John Kitilbern and Henry Cook.] [30]

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3 d. from Agnes Baxtere for the same by Joan Wyot. Pledge: John Baroun, who is amerced 3 d. for not having her.

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12 d. from Richard Oxeburgh for drawing blood from Sarah Rolf. Pledge: John Baroun.

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6 d. from John Chaumberleyn for the same from Hugh de Northeye. Pledge: Robert Rideman.

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18 d. from Thomas Randes for baking and selling bread contrary to the assize [of bread.]

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2 s. 6 d. from Joan Pope, 2 s. from Margaret Sautre, 18 d. from Emma White, and 2 s. from Joan, wife of Nicholas Pullet for the same.

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40 d. from Nicholas Pullet for selling poor and unclean meats, to nuisance.

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4 s. from Richard Oxeburgh and 40 d. from Robert Willai for the same.

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6 d. from Isabelle Skynnere for being a retailer of ale, to nuisance.

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6 d. from Alice Loby, 12 d. from Alice, wife of John Heryng, 6 d. each from Joan Carite and Agnes Provost for the same.

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3 d. from Thomas Canvill for impeding the proper flow of water with an uncleaned gutter.

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3 d. from William Wodeward for narrowing the King's road with his dung heap.

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3 d. from Nicholas de Hirst for narrowing one common boundary at Prattes Lane [31] to nuisance.

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3 d. each from John Sewere, Henry Rolf, Thomas Ballard, and John Randolf for the same there.

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3 d. each from William Stafford, Thomas Canvill, Richard Pontisbur', and William Aubyn for the same.

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6 d. from William Stafford for obstructing the proper flow of water with his uncleaned gutter at Lepers Lane, [32] to nuisance.

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6 d. from Nicholas Ladelere for obstructing one common path at Briddescroft, [33] to nuisance.

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6 d. from John Pykard for not cleaning the common gutter at the tenement once belonging to William Anable, to nuisance.

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6 d. from Robert Rideman for impeding the proper flow of water opposite New Field. [34]

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3 d. each from Thomas Cook and John de Ravele for the same there.

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6 d. from Alan de Reed for the same with one uncleaned common gutter.

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3 d. from John Ferrour of the Abbey for the same with an uncleaned gutter.

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2 s. from Adam Skynnere for putting sable pelts in the common stream, [35] to nuisance.

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One-half mark from John le Coupere for making rescue from the Constable.

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6 d. each from William Fouke and Robert, servant of the Infirmarian, and 3 d. from John Dodisthorp for being out of tithing.

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3 d. from Margaret Fintes, and 6 d. from Richard Oxeburgh for default.

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3 d. from John Leg for unjust detention of 18 s. 6 d. from Robert Haukynisson, to his damages of 12 d. Order that the money be collected.

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3 d. from Nicholas Pulter for unjust detention of 4 s. 2 d. from Robert de Lincoln, to his damages of 3 d. Order to collect.

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Total: [Blank.]

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AFFEERORS: John Gritteford and Thomas Chaumberleyn, sworn.

Notes

1. 21 March, 1359.

2. Obliterated.

3. Obliterated.

4. Obliterated.

5. Obliterated.

6. Obliterated.

7. Obliterated.

8. Obliterated.

9. MS: predictus.

10. Obliterated.

11. MS: predictus.

12. Damaged.

13. Obliterated.

14. Obliterated.

15. MS: predictus.

16. MS: predictus.

17. MS: predictus.

18. MS: predictus.

19. MS: predictus.

20. MS: predictus.

21. MS: predictus.

22. Deleted: Cecilia Webistere.

23. MS: predictus.

24. Deleted: Willelmus.

25. MS: predicti.

26. MS: predictus.

27. MS: predictus.

28. MS: predicti.

29. MS: predicti.

30. MS: predicti.

31. MS: Prattislane.

32. MS: Leperislane.

33. MS: Briddiscroft.

34. MS: Neufeld.

35. MS: communi aqua.