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

BLAdd.Roll39620r (AD1378)

RAMSEY. VIEW OF FRANKPLEDGE HELD THERE ON TUESDAY IN EASTER WEEK, IN THE FIRST YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING RICHARD II. [1]

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[JURORS/INQUEST:] Andrew Pakerell, John Randolf, John Draper, Walter Bocher, Thomas Rideman, William Leightone, John atte Cros, William Putifer, Robert Leche, John Bevereche, Roger Warsale, William atte Ston.

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CAPITAGE: 6 s. 8 d. from the whole homage as common fine.

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6 d. from Martin Barker for failing to come to the inquest when summoned.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE ALE-TASTERS]

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8 d. from Emma Milner, 6 d. from Joan Randolf, 4 d. from Agnes Hyngestone, 12 d. from Joan Frost, 12 d. from Joan Cook, 6 d. from Christiana Robyn, 16 d. from Orframya Wrighte, 16 d. from Margaret Scherman, 3 d. from Olive Glattone, 16 d. from Joan Pulter, 12 d. from Matillis Bocher, 6 d. from Emma Gritford, 18d. from Alice Forster, 8 d. from Maia Burtone, 6 d. from Matillis Brouse, 16 d. from Joan Oxeboru, 16 d. from Agnes Lilleford, 8 d. from Agnes Putifer, 12 d. from Joan Tiler, 8 d. from Agnes Hogg,16 d. from Agnes Clerk, 6 d. from Emma Croxton, 12 d. from Alice Dodesthorp, and 18 d. from Maia Overe for brewing and selling ale contrary to the assize [of ale.]

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18 d. from John Bridd, baker, for selling bread contrary to the assize [of bread.]

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2 d. from Andrew Barker, retailer of bread, for selling bread contrary to the assize.

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3 d. each from John Bridd, Reginald Tiler, Agnes Hogg and Andrew Barker, bakers of horse bread, for selling contrary to the assize.

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3 d. each from John atte Cros and Thomas Whitemilne, ale-tasters, for not performing their office.

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6 d. from Thomas Whitemilne for trespass against John Draper and his associates, with damages of 2 s., which are ordered collected.

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Order that, by the assent of the Lord and the community, no one go out to glean in Autumn until all the corn of one furlong has been fully harvested, under penalty of a half-mark.

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Order that no one keep large dogs for chasing and seizing beasts in the marsh, under penalty of 20 s.

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5 s. [worth] of ale [confiscated] from Agnes Clerk for her rebellion and because she sold ale contrary to the assize.

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3 d. from Thomas Whitemilne for detaining 3 s. 10 d. from Richard Oxeboru, which are ordered collected.

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2 d. from the same Thomas for detaining 16 d. from the said Richard, to his damages of 1 d., which are ordered collected.

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3 d. from John May for a false claim against the said Thomas.

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3 d. from John Londone for detaining 12 s. from Thomas Rideman, to his damages of 2 d., which are ordered collected.

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2 d. from Thomas Whitemilne for trespass against Geoffrey Grubbe, to his damages of 8 d., which are ordered collected.

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3 d. from Alice atte Ston for trespass against Joan Egelin, to her damages of 12 d., which are ordered collected.

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3 d. from the same Alice for an unjust complaint of trespass against the said Joan.

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3 d. from Joan Egeline for an unjust complaint of trespass against the said Alice.

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3 d. from John Boteller and John Coupere for detaining 30 measures of eels from Brother John Fletton, which are ordered collected.

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3 d. from Alice Gravenhirst for unjustly raising the hue and cry on Simon Putifer. Pledge: Robert Gravenhirst.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE JURORS]

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3 d. from Thomas Caunvill for obstructing the watercourse at Underwood Green, [2] to nuisance. Order to correct, under penalty of 40 d.

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3 d. from Henry Thachere for the same at the tenement of Williamatte Cros in Hepmangrove.

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3 d. from Thomas Caunvill for the same at Lepers Lane, [3] to nuisance.

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4 d. from Nicholas Hirst and 3 d. from Walter Glovere for narrowing the common road by ploughing at Brobalke, to nuisance.

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3 d. from William Mortone for not cleaning his gutter at his tenement, to nuisance.

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2 d. from Walter Glover for not erecting a bridge at Brobalke.

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3 d. from Thomas Caunvill for planting willows in the King's road, next to his tenement, to nuisance.

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2 d. from Walter de Bigging for obstructing the watercourse at Elyngtons Tenement [4] with his uncleaned gutter.

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2 d. from John Boteller for the same at Powles Croft. [5]

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3 d. from John Grene for the same at Graunfrays Croft. [6]

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3 d. from Robert Outy for the same at his tenement.

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3 d. from Walter Bocher for the same at his tenement.

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3 d. from Thomas Whitemilne for putting his dung heap in the King's road, to nuisance.

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3 d. each from Nicholas Ladeler and John Whatelee for narrowing the common lade behind their tenements, to nuisance.

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3 d. from John Feror for having a privy in the common lade, to nuisance.

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3 d. from John Whatele for narrowing the common lade in front of his tenement.

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3 d. from Nicholas Schepherd of Broughton for pasturing his sheep in le Vyl, where he does not have common.

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12 d. from Adam Porquey for carrying off one lamb of Richard Oxeboru, outside his common.

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A half-mark each from William Bodeseye, Simon Abbot, William Whatelee, Richard Oxeboru, Walter Bocher and John Bocher for breaking the bye-law by taking beasts in the marsh with big dogs, against the prohibition. A half-mark from Thomas Whitemilne for the same.

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3 d. from Nicholas Hirst for putting his dung heap in the King's road.

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3 d. each from Thomas Stok, Thomas Canvill, Simon atte Cros Junior, John Sparhauk, John Launcelyn, Agnes Launcelyn, Walter Smyht and Nicholas Hirst for default. [7]

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3 d. from William Meire for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Margery Boteller. Pledge: Roger Haselyngfeld.

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3 d. from Geoffrey Tilneye for the same by the wife of Alan Fyne. Pledge: the Constable.

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3 d. from Roger Haselyngfeld for the same by the wife of Philip Skynnere. Pledge: Peter Snelling.

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3 d. from the wife of Robert Ketene for the same by Agnes Fuller. Pledge: her husband.

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3 d. from the wife of Richard atte Ston for the same by Joan Egeline. Pledge: her husband.

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3 d. from John Laurencesman for the same by Alice Oxeboru. Pledge: the Constable.

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3 d. from the wife of John Bellesson Junior for the same by Agnes Gerveys. Pledge: her husband.

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3 d. from Walter Glover for the same by Joan Wyot. Pledge: William Sparhauk.

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3 d. from the wife of Thomas Hayward for the same by Gena Sutton. Pledge: her husband.

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3 d. from Margery Makeseie for unjustly raising the hue and cry on John Coppyng. Pledge: her husband.

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3 d. from the wife of Nicholas Seman for the same on John Coppyng. Pledge: her husband.

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3 d. from Thomas Whitemilne for a hue and cry justly raised on him by the wife of Nicholas Seman. Pledge: the Constable.

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6 d. from William Orfreser for drawing blood from Thomas Houdene. Pledge: William Putifer.

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3 d. from Thomas Houdene for the same from William Orfreser. Pledge: John Bocher.

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3 d. from William Fuller for unjustly raising the hue and cry on William [8] Soutere. Pledge: Henry Flemyng.

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6 d. from the wife of Nicholas Seman for drawing blood from the wife of John Glatton. Pledge: her husband.

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3 d. from Thomas Whitemilne for the same from Geoffrey Grubbe. Pledge: the Constable.

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4 d. from John Bellessone for the same from Nicholas Clere. Pledge: the same.

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3 d. from the same Nicholas for the same from the said John. Pledge: the same.

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5 d. from Richard Elyngton for the same from John Oxeboru. Pledge: the same.

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6 d. from the same John for the same from the said Richard. Pledge: the same.

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3 d. from John Bellesson Senior for unjustly raising the hue and cry on William atte Cote. Pledge: the same.

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3 d. from the same John for the same on Robert Eye. Pledge: the same.

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6 d. from John Plomer for drawing blood from Dennis Lokier. Pledge: the same.

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6 d. from Alice Chircheward for the same from the wife of John Ripton. Pledge: her husband.

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3 d. from the same wife of John Ripton for a hue and cry justly raised on her by the said Alice. Pledge: her husband.

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6 d. from Margaret Ripton for drawing blood from Alice Chircheward. Pledge: her husband.

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3 d. from the same Alice for a hue and cry justly raised on her by the said Margaret. Pledge: her husband.

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3 d. from Thomas Clokker for the same by Elisabeth, wife of William Goldesmyht. Pledge: William Putifer.

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6 d. from William Whatele for drawing blood from Alice Page. Pledge: John Whatelee.

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6 d. from John Osegod for the same from Thomas Waker Junior. Pledge: Walter Whitebred.

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3 d. from the same John for a hue and cry justly raised on him by the wife of the said Thomas. Pledge: the same.

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3 d. from John Bridd for the same by the wife of the said Thomas. Pledge: the Constable.

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Total: 105 s.

Notes

1. 20 April, 1378.

2. MS: Underwodesgrene.

3. MS: Lepereslane.

4. MS: Elyngtonestenement.

5. MS: Poulescroft.

6. MS: Granfreiscroft.

7. Deleted: Johannes Noreis.

8. Deleted: Henricus.