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

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RAMSEY. LEET HELD THERE ON TUESDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF ST GREGORY THE POPE, IN THE THIRTY-FIFTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING EDWARD III AND THE THIRTEENTH YEAR OF THE LORD ABBOT RICHARD, [1] BEFORE BROTHER JOHN DE CLAXTON AND NICHOLAS DE STYVECLE.

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[INQUEST/JURORS:] Thomas Cook, Nicholas Ladeler, Thomas Canvill, John Baroun, Richard Colyn, Andrew Lightfoot, Simon Pedefer, John Bernard Junior, Robert Pulter, Robert Pidefer, John Lavender, John Sewer.

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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 under oath by Thomas Chaumberleyn, Richard Colynesson and Robert Rideman, ale-tasters:

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

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3 s. from Emma Pulter for the same.

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6 d. from Joan Randolf for the same.

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12 d. from Lucia Nightingale for the same, five times.

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3 s. from Agnes Hore for the same, regularly.

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6 d. from Emma Pakerel for the same.

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6 d. from Joan Frost for the same.

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18 d. from Amabel Cook for the same.

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2 s. from Agnes Engayne for the same.

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18 d. from Joan de London for the same.

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2 s. from Agnes Hogge for the same.

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18 d. from Agnes Ulf for the same.

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2 s. from Joan Pulter for the same.

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2 s. from Margery Sparhauk for the same.

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18 d. from Agnes Clerk for the same.40 d. from John Leg for the same.

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40 d. from Muriel de Somersham for the same.

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18 d. from Mariot de Overe for the same, 10 times.

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

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6 d. from Agnes Jamie for the same, three times.

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6 d. from Cecilia Bette for the same, three times.

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6 d. from Emma Tynker for the same, twice.

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6 d. each from Thomas Chaumberleyn, Richard Colynnesson and Robert Rideman, ale-tasters, for not performing their office.

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2 d. amercement excused from Thomas Chaumberleyn for not coming to the inquest, although exacted.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE JURORS]

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6 d. from Robert Lyncoln for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Edmund Flechere. Pledge: John Baroun.

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6 d. from Robert Wollay for the same by Margery Thachere. Pledge: the Constable.

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6 d. from John Philip for drawing blood from John Hering. Pledge: the Constable.

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6 d. from the same John for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Agnes, wife of Nicholas Abbot. Pledge: the Constable.

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6 d. from Walter Massouneman for committing housebreaking against Emma Garlec. Pledge: Thomas Taillor, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from the same Walter for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Emma Garlege. Pledge: [Thomas Taillor], [2] who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from John Lister for drawing blood from Peter Lister. Pledge: John Bokesworth, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from John Lister for a hue and cry justly raised on him by the wife of Peter Lister. Pledge: Andrew Clerc, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from John Snape for the same by William Fouke. Pledge: Henry Cook. 6 d. [3] from Reginald Tiller for drawing blood from John Hiche. Pledge: William Tiller, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from John Hiche for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Sarah Tiller. Pledge: Thomas Whyte.

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12 d. from John Sutton for drawing blood from Richard Botte. [4] Pledge: Robert Flote, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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Amercement excused from John Trikyngham for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Robert Ponte. Pledge: the Constable.

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6 d. from Richard Okesborous for drawing blood from Thomas Wyhte. Pledge: Andrew Clerc, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from John May for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Agnes, wife of John Belessoun. Pledge: the Constable, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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2 s. from John Pelle for making rescue from the Constable.

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6 d. from the same John for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Richard Colynessoun. Pledge: John Berre.

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6 d. from John Pelle for drawing blood from William Odde. Pledge: John Bere.

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6 d. from Edmund Masoun for the same from William Bodesheye. Pledge: the Constable, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from Jurdon Tomessoun for the same from John By Therne. Pledge: Nicholas Hirst.

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6 d. from the same Jurdon for a hue and cry justly raised on him by the said John. Pledge: [Nicholas Hirst.] [5]

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6 d. from Robert Dykynnessoun for drawing blood from Geoffrey Grubbe. Pledge: the Constable.

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6 d. from the same Robert for the same from Thomas Wistoue. Pledge: [the Constable.] [6]

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3 d. from Christiana Lander for a hue and cry justly raised on her by Agnes Odde. Pledge: the Constable, who is amerced 3 d. for not having her.

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6 d. from the same Christiana for drawing blood from the said Agnes. Pledge: [the Constable], [7] who does not have her.

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6 d. from (Robert) Albyn for unjustly raising the hue and cry on John son of Robert. Pledge: the Constable.

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6 d. from Alice Cartere for drawing blood from Agnes Presse. Pledge: William Cartere.

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6 d. from Alice Cartere for a hue and cry justly raised on her by Agnes Presse. Pledge: [William Cartere.] [8]

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12 d. from Robert Lynyell for drawing blood from Stephen Orby. Pledge: the Constable, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from Agnes Presse for a hue and cry justly raised on her by Alice Cartere. Pledge: Robert Lynell, who is amerced 3 d. for not having her.

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3 d. from Robert Pynyell for the same by Stephen Orby. Pledge: the Constable, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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12 d. from John Wattele for making rescue from Hugh de London, bailiff.

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6 d. from the same John for a hue and cry justly raised on him by the said Hugh. Pledge: the Constable.

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6 d. from Jurdon Tomessoun for drawing blood from Edmund Masoun. Pledge: John Leg.

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6 d. from Richard Okesboroue for drawing blood from the said Edmund. Pledge: [?Tlym], who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from John Phillip for unjustly raising the hue and cry on Andrew Barker. Pledge: the Constable.

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6 d. from John Willimot for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Nicholas Clere. Pledge: Nicholas Ladeler.

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6 d. (excused) from John Willimot for the same by John Doo. Pledge: Nicholas Ladeler. 6 d. from Richard Okesborue for the same by John Doo. Pledge: the Constable, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from John Tychemersh for unjustly raising the hue and cry on Richard Colynesson. Pledge: the Constable, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from John Clampyn for a hue and cry justly raised on him by(John) Correybour. Pledge: the Constable, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from John Draper for the same by Matillis Cameshale. Pledge: Heyn Draper.

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6 d. from John Cameshale for the same by Richard Colyn. Pledge: Andrew Barker.

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12 d. from Ralph Prest for drawing blood from Wyot Sawyer. Pledge: Andrew Lyghtfoot.

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3 d. from the same Ralph for a hue and cry justly raised on him by the said Wyot. Pledge: [Andrew Lyghtfoot.] [9]

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6 d. from John Smyth at the Great Bridge for the same by Edmund Flecher. Pledge: the Constable, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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3 d. from Richard Ferour for the same by Agnes Clerc. Pledge: the Constable.

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6 d. from Hugh de London for unjustly raising the hue and cry on John Bokesworth. Pledge: the Constable.

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6 d. from William Levesham, presented by the jurors of Hepmangrove, for drawing blood from John Rose. Pledge: William Leghorn, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from Henry Dalton for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Matillis Misse. Pledge: Robert Rideman, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from Henry Dalton for the same by Edmund Flecher. Pledge: [Robert Rideman], [10] who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from Matillis Misse for unjustly raising the hue and cry on Henry Dalton. Pledge: John Mise, who is amerced 3 d. for not having her.

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6 d. from William de Morton for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Richard de Pontesbury. Pledge: William Aubyn, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from the same William for the same by the wife of the said Richard. Pledge: [William Aubyn], [11] who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from William Neuman for obstructing the proper flow of water with one uncleaned gutter at Prattes Lane, [14] to nuisance.

81

6 d. from Thomas Canville for the same at Mottounes, to nuisance.

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6 d. from Agnes for the same at Hanalles, to nuisance.

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6 d. from Richard Pontesbury for the same at Elingtons Land, [15]to nuisance.

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6 d. from John Harnald for the same at Femam, to nuisance.

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6 d. from Robert Rideman for the same at New Field, [16] to nuisance.

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6 d. from Magister Thomas Masoun for the same next to the plot of Nicholas Ladeler, to nuisance.

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12 d. from Alan Reed for obstructing the proper flow of water with one uncleaned gutter, to nuisance. 6 d. each from Thomas Masoun and Andrew Pykeler, amercement excused from the Treasurer of the Convent of Ramsey, 3 d. from John Gritteford, 6 d. from Nicholas Abbot, 3 d. each from John Alcombury and John Salesbury, 6 d. from Simon Cook. 3 d. from John Bernard, 6 d. from Adam Scherman, and 3 d. each from Adam Glof her and Alice Ulf for the same.

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12 d. from Alan de Reed for narrowing the common lade behind his dwelling, to nuisance.

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6 d. each from Nicholas de Schenigdon and Heyne Drapere, 12 d. from Richard de Coquina, 3 d. from Thomas Chaumberleyn, and 6 d. each from Nicholas Abbot and Simon Nightingale for the same.

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6 d. from John Hering for the same with one common ditch between Burdon Bridge [17] and [...], [18] to nuisance.

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3 d. from Andrew Pykeler, 6 d. from Simon Cook, 3 d. each from Adam Skynner, John Burtoun and Thomas Cook for the same.

92

6 d. from John Gritteford for appropriating [land] by ploughing the common next to [the property of] John de Ravele, to nuisance.

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6 d. each from William de Leghton, Thomas Ballard, John de Ravele, and John Nidhom for the same.

94

3 d. from John Randes for obstructing the lade in front of his tenement, to nuisance.

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6 d. from John Bette Junior for the same.

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3 d. from John Olivere Thatcher for a licence of concord with John Ravele in a plea of broken covenant.

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3 d. from John Lyncoln for the same with Richard Ferour in a plea of broken covenant.

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3 d. from John Hobbesson for the same with Robert Albyn in a plea of trespass.

99

Order to attach John Medeborne and his wife, Agnes, to answer to Thomas Mariner before the next court of the Cellarer in a plea of detinue of chattels.

100

Note that John Blextere was attached by one pot (valued at 20 d.)to answer to Alan Reed in a plea of debt, and he did not come. Therefore, let the pot be kept and more be seized until he justifies himself in answering.

101

3 d. from Martin Barker and 3 d. from Thomas Barker, original pledges of John Leghton of Huntingdon, barker, for not having him to answer Thomas Revesson in a plea of debt. Order that he be put to better pledges before the next [court.]

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3 d. from John Sparhauk for unjust detention of 40 d. from Thomas Hayward, to his damages of 3 d., which are to be collected.

103

Order to distrain Robert Rideman to answer to Hugh de London, bailiff of the liberty of Ramsey, before the next court of the Cellarer in a plea of debt, for which he was summoned and did not come.

104

Order as above regarding the same Robert, for the same. [19]

105

3 d. each from Edmund Boltere, Thomas Marchesford, William Haukyn, John Burtoun, Stephen de Pistrina, Roger de Pistrina, and John Miltoun for being out of tithing. [20]

106

[No amercement] from John Frere, [21] because he was in tithing in the fifth year of abbot Richard. [22]

107

3 d. each from John, the abbot's groom, [23] and Stephen Base for being out of tithing.

108

3 d. from Richard de Coquina for obstructing the proper flow of water with an uncleaned gutter.

109

3 d. each from Ralph Prest, John Leg, Gilkyn le Flemmyn, 6 d. from John Ferour, amercement excused from the Warden of the Chapel of Blessed Mary, and 6 d. from Stephen Thachere for the same.

110

Amercement excused from the Cellarer for not making [?a pond] [24] as he is obliged to do, to nuisance.

111

Amercement excused from the Bailiff of Biggin for not making a bridge next to Biggin Way [25] [....] [26]

112

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

113

12 d. each from Emma Willes and Margaret Hokestere for the same.

114

[No amercement] from Emma, wife of John Gritteford, for the same, [27] because she is not [....] [28]

115

6 d. from John Baroun, Constable, for not performing his office.

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6 d. each from Richard Colynnesson and Robert Rideman for the same.

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6 d. from Adam Skynnere for putting pelts in the common water, to nuisance.

118

3 d. each from Robert Rideman, John Rodekoc, John Hardy, Thomas Sibston, John Fintys and Stephen Thachere for default.

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Total: 109 s. 7 d.

120

AFFEERORS: Thomas Chaumberleyn and Richard Colynnessoun, sworn.

Notes

1. 16 March, 1361.

2. MS: predictus.

3. Deleted: xii d.

4. Deleted: Motton.

5. MS: predictus.

6. MS: predictus.

7. MS: predictus.

8. MS: predictus.

9. MS: predictus.

10. MS: predictus.

11. MS: predictus.

12. In left margin.

13. Obliterated.

14. MS: Pratteslane.

15. MS: Ellingtonslond.

16. MS: Neufeld.

17. MS: Burdonbrige.

18. Obliterated.

19. Repeated 19 times.

20. This and subsequent entries occupy the right side of the membrane, from top to bottom.

21. Deleted.

22. 1353.

23. MS: palfridarius.

24. MS: pond'.

25. MS: Biggingweye.

26. Torn away.

27. Deleted.

28. Torn away.