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

BLAdd.Roll39646d (1363[2])

RAMSEY. LEET HELD THERE ON TUESDAY BEFORE THE FEAST OF ST GEORGE THE MARTYR, IN THE THIRTY-SEVENTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING EDWARD III AND THE FIFTEENTH YEAR OF THE LORD ABBOT RICHARD. [1]

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INQUEST/JURORS: Everard Tyryngton, Nicholas Ladeler, John Baroun, Richard Colynesson, Nicholas Hirst, John atte Cros, John de Ravele, Simon Pudifer, John Sewer, Martin Barker, John de Bokesworth, Nicholas Abbot.

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(Memorandum.) 3 d. from John Penel, who puts himself in mercy for a licence of concord with John Ravele in a plea of trespass. Pledge: the Bailiff.

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(Memorandum.) 3 d. from Stephen Base, who puts himself in mercy for a licence of concord with Nicholas Shenyngton in a plea of trespass. Pledge: the Bailiff.

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CAPITAGE: 6 s. 8 d. from the whole vill of Ramsey as common fine.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE ALE-TASTERS]

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Presentments by John Baroun, Richard Colynessoun and John Sewer, ale-tasters:

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40 d. from Matillis Aylyngton for brewing and selling ale contrary to the assize [of ale], 40 times.

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40 d. from Emma Milner for the same, 40 times.

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3 s. from Alice Forster for the same, 18 times.

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

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2 s. from Joan Frost for the same, 30 times.

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2 s. from Joan de London for the same, 40 times.

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3 s. from Margery Sparhauk for the same, 40 times.

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2 s. from Agnes de Lynee for the same, four times.

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18 d. from Maya de Overe for the same, five times.

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2 s. from Joan Boteler for the same, 40 times.

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40 d. from Joan Hore for the same, 40 times.12 d. from Agnes Ulf for the same, four times.

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2 s. from Agnes de Bukworth for the same, 10 times.

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2 s. from Joan Pulter for the same, 10 times.

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3 s. from Agnes Clerk for the same, 40 times.

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3 s. from Muriel Somersham for the same, 40 times.

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2 d. from Lucia Nyghtingale for the same, once.

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6 d. each from John Baroun, Richard Colynnessoun and John Sewer, ale-tasters, for not performing their office.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE JURORS]

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3 d. from John Underwode for obstructing the proper flow of water with his uncleaned gutter at Underwood Grove, [2] to nuisance. Order to correct.

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3 d. from Thomas Canvyll for the same with his uncleaned gutter next to the tenement of John of the Grove, to nuisance. Order to correct.

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3 d. from Gilbert Warrewyk, chaplain, for the same with his uncleaned gutter at Lepers Lane End, [3] to nuisance. Order to correct.

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3 d. from Robert Pulter for the same with his uncleaned gutter atBolevedesplace, to nuisance. Order to correct.

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3 d. from Nicholas de Hirst for the same with his uncleaned gutter at le Broo, to nuisance. Order to correct.

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3 d. from Robert Peddere for obstructing the common gutter between the tenement of William Tyler and himself, by which the proper flow of water is diverted, to nuisance. Order to correct.

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3 d. from William Sudbury for the same next to the tenement recently belonging to Reginald Swyn, by which the proper flow of water is diverted, to nuisance. Order to correct.

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3 d. from William Wylymot for obstructing the proper flow of water at Cole Lane, [4] to nuisance. Order to correct.

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3 d. from Peter Heryng for the same by not cleaning his gutter at Herenyngesplace. Order to correct.

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3 d. from John de Ravele for putting his dung heap in the King's road at Turvers Lane, [5] to nuisance. Order to correct.

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3 d. from the Treasurer of the Convent of Ramsey for obstructing the proper flow of water with an uncleaned gutter in Turvers Lane, [6] to nuisance. Order to correct.

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3 d. from Andrew Pykeler for narrowing the common road at Biggin by digging there. Order to correct.

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3 d. from John Gritteford for the same there. Order to correct.

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3 d. from the same John for making a certain common road with his wagon at Skulles Place, [7] by which the proper flow of water is diverted there, to nuisance. Order to correct.

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Amercement excused from the Abbot of Ramsey for obstructing a certain common gutter by which the proper flow of water is diverted, to nuisance. Order to correct.

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Amercement excused from the Almoner of Ramsey for the same opposite Feroures Place, [8] to nuisance. Order to correct.

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3 d. from Simon Cook for putting his dung heap in the common street, to nuisance. Order to correct.

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6 d. from Andrew Pykeler for not cleaning a certain common gutter at Gerveys Place. [9] Order to correct.

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3 d. from Alice Ulf for the same between the tenement of Gerveys and that of Richard Oxeburgh, to nuisance. Order to correct.

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3 d. from Andrew Barker for obstructing the proper flow of water at Bridge Foot [10] with an uncleaned gutter. Order to correct.

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6 d. from Edmund Bocher for having a certain polluted gutter in the King's road outside his dwelling, to the nuisance of passers-by there. Order to correct.

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3 d. from Wyot Sawyer for obstructing the gutter next to the common road at the bridge, to nuisance, thereby diverting the proper flow of water there. Order to correct.

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3 d. from John Baroun for the same at le Wayour, to nuisance, thereby diverting the proper flow of water. Order to correct.

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3 d. from William Pudifer for the same next to the tenement of Walter Pudifer, to nuisance, thereby diverting the proper flow of water. Order to correct.

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3 d. from the Warden of the Chapel of St Mary for the same there, to nuisance. Order to correct.

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[No amercement] from William Sparhauk for putting his dung heap in the King's road at the Green, [11] to nuisance. [12]

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3 d. each from Robert Basely, William Pegel, John Croulond, John de Buston and John Bruslaunce for the same there, to nuisance. Order to correct.

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6 d. from William Masoun for putting trees called spores too close to the King's road, to nuisance. Order to correct.

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6 d. from John Whatele for having a certain blokkes too close to the King's road, to nuisance. Order to correct.

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6 d. from Thomas Cook for narrowing the common lade behind the dwelling of Agnes Hog. Order to correct.

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3 d. from John Milnere for narrowing the common road with an uncleaned gutter at Wolewardes Croft, [13] to nuisance. Order to correct.

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3 d. from Eborard Tyrington for narrowing a certain boundary atCuttesbut, to nuisance. Order to correct.

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3 d. from Emma Rideman for the same on the other side of the same boundary. Order to correct.

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6 d. from Gilbert de Lynne for drawing blood from Thomas Whites. Pledges: Hugh London and Andrew Clerk.

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3 d. from the same Gilbert for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Emma White. Pledges: the same. [14]

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6 d. from Gilbert de Lynne for drawing blood from William Coupere. Pledges: the same.

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6 d. from William Lamproun for the same from Henry Jannes. Pledge: Thomas Taillor.

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6 d. from John Ferour for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Joan Bere. Pledge: Hugh de London, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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3 d. from Joan [15] Smalwode for the same by Emma Bigge. Pledge: Nicholas Hirst, who is amerced 3 d. for not having her.

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3 d. from Agnes Bukworth for the same by the same Emma. Pledge: John Bukworth, who is amerced 3 d. for not having her.

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6 d. from Ralph Prest for the same by Isabelle Aubyn. Pledge: Richard Colynnessoun, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from Robert Pontis for drawing blood from William Bodeseye Fleshewer. Pledge: John Baroun, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from William Shereman for a hue and cry justly raised on him by the said Robert. Pledge: William Bodeseye Fleshewer.

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3 d. from Agnes de Lynne for unjustly raising the hue and cry on Robert, servant of Andrew Clerk. Pledge: Gilbert Lynne.

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6 d. from Agnes Heryng for drawing blood from Agnes Gerveys. Pledge: Peter Heryng.

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3 d. from Agnes Heryng for a hue and cry justly raised on her by the said Agnes Gerveys. Pledge: the same Peter.

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6 d. from John Osgod for drawing blood from Thomas, servant of Eborard Tiryngton. Pledge: Adam Glovere.

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6 d. from the same John for a hue and cry justly raised on him by John Plombe. Pledge: the same Adam.

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6 d. from John Whatele for the same by John Boby. Pledge: John Baroun.

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6 d. from William Sherman for the same by Joan, wife of John Caleys. Pledge: William Bodeseye Bocher.

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6 d. from Roger Chanoter for the same by Emma Croxton. Pledge: John Dodisthorp.

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6 d. from John Tychemerssh for the same by Agnes de Ripton. Pledge: John Baroun.

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6 d. from Reginald Peyntor for drawing blood from Thomas White. Pledge: Nicholas de Hirst, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from Thomas White for the same from Robert, servant of Andrew Clerk. Pledge: John Baroun, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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3 d. from Emma White for unjustly raising the hue and cry on Robert, servant of Andrew Clerk. Pledge: John Baroun.

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3 d. from Alice Dodisthorp for the same on John Bodeseye. Pledge: John Dodesthorp, who is amerced 3 d. for not having her.

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3 d. from Alice, wife of Robert Pontis for drawing blood from Agnes, wife of William Sawyer. Pledge: Robert Pontis, who is amerced 3 d. for not having her.

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3 d. from the same Alice for a hue and cry justly raised on her by the said Agnes. Pledge: the same Robert, who is amerced 3 d. for not having her.

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6 d. from John de Pappeworth for drawing blood from Richard Grigges. Pledge: the Constable, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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3 d. from Avice Grigges for unjustly raising the hue and cry on the Constable of Ramsey. Pledge: Richard Grigges, who is amerced 3 d. for not having her.

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6 d. from Reginald Wrighte for drawing blood from Thomas Wayte. Pledge: John Baroun.

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6 d. from Andrew Fourbisshor for the same from William Colbrond. Pledge: John Feror, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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12 d. from Robert Drye for a hue and cry justly raised on him by John Doo. Pledges: Martin Barkere and Richard Oxeburgh, who are amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from John Wylymot for drawing blood from Henry Thacher. Pledge: Richard Colyn.

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6 d. from Stephen Godsentenshider for the same from John Orweye. Pledge: Nicholas Chenyngdon, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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3 d. from John Orweye for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Agnes Salesburi. Pledge: John Wolman.

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3 d. from John Draper for the same by John Randolf. Pledge: Reginald Draper.

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3 d. from John Orweye for the same by the said John [Randolf.] Pledge: John Wolman.

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3 d. from William, shepherd of Richard Oxeburgh for the same by Alice Bussh. Pledge: the same Richard, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from Richard Oxeburgh for drawing blood from Martin Barker. Pledge: John Baroun.

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3 d. from Gervais Bateman for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Alice Ulf. Pledge: Andrew Pykeler, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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3 d. from Andrew Clerk for unjustly raising the hue and cry on Andrew Barker. Pledge: John Baroun.

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3 d. from William Shereman for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Jene, servant of John Sparhauk. Pledge: William Bodeseye Bocher.

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6 d. from John Tychemerssh for drawing blood from Alice Tiryngton. Pledge: John Baroun.

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3 d. from the same John for a hue and cry justly raised on him by the said Alice. Pledge: the same. [16]

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12 d. from Henry Dalton for making rescue from John Sewer, constable of Hepmangrove while performing his office. Pledge: Thomas Canvyll.

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3 d. from the same Henry for a hue and cry justly raised on him by the said John. Pledge: Thomas Canvyll, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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3 d. from John Tachere for unjustly raising the hue and cry on William Fouke. Pledge: John Sewer, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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Order that the jurors come to the next leet under penalty of a fine of 40 d. to show whether a certain hue and cry raised on William Launcelyn by Aleda Lavender was raised justly or not, because they do not yet have a judgement [on the matter.]

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(Memorandum.) 6 d. from John Doo, adjudged by the jurors of unjustly detaining 2 s. from Thomas Cook, with damages to him of 2 d. Order that it be collected.

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(Memorandum.) 3 d. from John Goldsmyth de Burgo for unjust detention of 2 s. 6 d. from [...], [17] with damages assessed by the jurors at 3 d. Order to collect.

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(Memorandum.) 3 d. from John Bernard Junior for unjust detention of 4 s. 1 d. ob. from [...], [18] with damages assessed at 3 d. Order to collect.

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(Memorandum.) 6 d. from Adam Purquey for unjust detention of [...] [19] of corn from [...], [20] with damages of 18 d. Order to collect.

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(Memorandum.) 3 d. from John Wardebois [for unjust detention of] [...] [21] from John Phelip, with damages of 12 d. Order to collect.

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(Memorandum.) 3 d. from John Egelyne of Ramsey for [unjust detention] of peat from [...], [22] with damages of[....] [23]

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(Memorandum.) 3 d. from John Phelip for unjust detention of[...] [24] from [...], [25] with damages of 3 d. Order to collect.

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(Memorandum.) 3 d. from Agnes, daughter of John Law [for unjust detention] of [...] [26] from John Tychemerssh, with damages of[....] [27]

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Plea of covenant between Richard, servant of Nicholas de Styvecle, complainant, and [...] [28] de Broughton. Pledges for the prosecution: Hugh de London and the Bailiff. [The defendant did not appear and is ordered attached to answer at the next court.] [29]

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Order [?to attach] [30] [...] [31] to appear at the next court of the Cellarer to answer to Custancia Seuster, complainant, in a plea of [....] [32]

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(Inquest ex officio.) John Sparhauk, William [...], [33] William Hood, William [....] [34]

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(20 s.) Judgement that [....] [35]

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(20 s.) [....] [36]

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Presentment by the jurors that [...] [37] Richard Oxeburgh[....] [38]

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3 d. each from Thomas Page, [...] [39] Page, William Pellage, Edmund Chateriz, William Fouke, [...], [40] Richard[...], [41] [...], [42] [...] [43] de Gleyes, William Morton, and William Ma[...] [44] Junior for being out of tithing.

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Total: [...] [45] 14 s. 9 d.

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AFFEERORS: John de Ravele and Nicholas de Hirst, sworn.

Notes

1. 18 April, 1363.

2. MS: Underwodegrove.

3. MS: Lepereslanesende.

4. MS: le Colane.

5. MS: Turverslane.

6. MS: Turverslane.

7. MS: Skullesplace.

8. MS: Ferouresplace.

9. MS: Gerveysplace.

10. MS: Briggesfot.

11. MS: le Grene.

12. Deleted.

13. MS: Wodewardescroft.

14. MS: iidem.

15. Deleted: Nicholaus de.

16. MS: idem.

17. Obliterated.

18. Obliterated.

19. Obliterated.

20. Obliterated.

21. Obliterated.

22. Obliterated.

23. Obliterated.

24. Obliterated.

25. Obliterated.

26. Obliterated.

27. Obliterated.

28. Obliterated.

29. Obliterated.

30. Damaged.

31. Obliterated.

32. Obliterated.

33. Obliterated.

34. Obliterated.

35. Remainder obliterated.

36. Obliterated.

37. Obliterated.

38. Obliterated.

39. Obliterated.

40. Obliterated.

41. Obliterated.

42. Obliterated.

43. Obliterated.

44. Obliterated.

45. Obliterated.