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

BLAdd.Roll39621r (AD1380[1])

RAMSEY. VIEW OF FRANKPLEDGE HELD THERE ON MONDAY AFTER THE CLOSE OF EASTER, IN THE THIRD YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING RICHARD II AND THE SECOND YEAR OF THE LORD ABBOT EDMUND. [1]

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[JURORS/INQUEST:] Thomas Canvill, John Gritford, Andrew Pakerell, John Randolf, Thomas Blench, John Draper, John Beverech, William Colyn, John Sewer, Walter Bocher, John atte Cros, Thomas Picard.

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

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3 d. each from William Bernard, William atte Ston and Thomas Rideman for not coming to be on the jury, when summoned.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE ALE-TASTERS]

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12 d. from Elisabeth Mice, 16 d. from Emma Milnere (50 times), 2s. 6 d. from Alice Forster (50 times), 12 d. from Maia Burton (50times), 18 d. from Joan Pulter (50 times), 6 d. from Simon atte Cros, 2 s. from John Oxeborugh (40 times), 12 d. from Ellen Schepherd (40 times), 18 d. from Joan Staunford (40 times), 18 d. from Agnes Lilleford (50 times), 18 d. from Agnes Putefer (50times), 12 d. from Joan Tiler (50 times), 18 d. from Agnes Cok(40 times), 18 d. from Agnes Clerk (50 times), 12 d. from Alice Dodesthorp (40 times), 6 d. from Emma Croxton (30 times), 12 d. from Joan Barbor (50 times), 8 d. from Matillis Bocher (40times), 6 d. from Matillis Brouse (40 times), 8 d. from Olive Glatton (50 times), 18 d. from Margaret Scherman (50 times), 12d. [2] from Orframya Wrighte (50 times), 12 d. from Joan Frost(50 times), 4 d. from Mabel Cook (six times), 12 d. from Christiana Robyn (40 times), and 12 d. from Joan Randolf (30times) for brewing and selling ale contrary to the assize [of ale.]

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12 d. from John Brid, common baker, for selling bread contrary to the assize [of bread.]

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3 d. each from Reginald Tiler and Agnes Cok, bakers of horse bread, for selling contrary to the assize. [3]

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3 d. from Stephen Hunneye for not prosecuting a plea of trespass against Robert Flote.

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3 d. from Nicholas Ladeler for not prosecuting a plea of trespass against Thomas Whitemilne.

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Order that the original pledges attach Walter Whitebred to answer to Brother John Ramsey.

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Order that the original pledges attach John Taillor to answer to Richard Hering.

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3 d. from Nicholas Ladeler for not prosecuting a plea of trespass against John Pulter.

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3 d. from Simon atte Cros for detaining 3 s. 1 d. from Agatha Chaundeler, to her damages of 2 d., which are ordered collected.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE JURORS]

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3 d. each from John Bevereche, Walter Bocher and Thomas Picard, ale-tasters, for not performing their office.

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6 d. from John Claxtone for making rescue from Walter Bocher, constable. Pledge: Reginald Wrighte, 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 the said Walter. Pledge: the same.

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3 d. from Henry Coupere for the same by Joan, servant of William Shirwode. Pledge: John Coupere, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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3 d. from John Pope Junior for drawing blood from John Bridd. Pledge: Simon Bigging.

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3 d. from John Bridd for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Agnes Pope. Pledge: Thomas Blench.

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6 d. from Robert Outy for drawing blood from John Grubbe. Pledge: John Randolf, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from the same John Grubbe for the same from the said Robert. Pledge: the Constable.

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6 d. from John Cote for the same from Henry Coupere. Pledge: Richard Oxeburgh, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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6 d. from John Chapman for committing housebreaking against Agnes Taillor. Pledge: William Putifer, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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3 d. from Walter Whitebread for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Alice Brouse. Pledge: the Constable, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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[No amercement] from Brother John Ramsey for the same by Nicholas Ladeler. Pledge: the Constable.

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3 d. from Andrew Laverok for the same by William Willimot. Pledge: John Bocher, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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3 d. from Thomas Whitemilne for the same by Alice Chircheward. Pledge: Richard Hering, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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3 d. from John Pakerell for drawing blood from John Gavelok. Pledge: [Richard Hering.] [4]

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3 d. from Thomas Wayte for the same from John Pakerell. Pledge: William Launcelyn.

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6 d. from William Morton for the same from William Taillor. Pledge: William Putifer, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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3 d. from Nicholas Hirst for unjustly raising the hue and cry on William Putifer. Pledge: the Constable, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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3 d. from Hugh Thresshere for drawing blood from William Lightfoot. Pledge: the Bailiff of Biggin, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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3 d. from the same Hugh for the same from Thomas Waker Junior. Pledge: Walter Bocher, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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3 d. from the same Hugh for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Alice Tirington. Pledge: the Bailiff of Biggin.

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3 d. from Agnes May for the same by Margaret Boteller. Pledge: John May, who is amerced 3 d. for not having her.

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3 d. from William Lyghtfoot for the same by Joan Madereve. Pledge: the Constable.

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3 d. from Thomas Houdene for drawing blood from Simon Cook Junior. Pledge: the Constable.

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6 d. from Geoffrey Schepherd for the same from Thomas Palfreyman. Pledge: the Constable.

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3 d. from John Roolf for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Joan Madereve. Pledge: the Constable, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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[No amercement] from Hugh Thressher for the same by the said Joan. Pledge: [the Constable.] [5]

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3 d. from Thomas Houdene for drawing blood from Robert, servant of the Prior. Pledge: his father.

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2 d. from William Blount for committing housebreaking against Joan Trussell. Pledge: John Russell, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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2 d. from William Blount for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Joan Trussell. Pledge: the same.

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2 d. from the same William for making rescue from Thomas Picard, constable. Pledge: [Blank,] who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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2 d. from the same William for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Thomas Picard, Constable. Pledge: [....] [6]

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3 d. from John Russell for the same by Agnes Piers. Pledge: the Constable, who is amerced 3 d. for not having him.

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3 d. from the same John for making rescue from the Constable. Pledge: Thomas Picard.

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3 d. from John Draper for a licence of concord with John Egeline in a plea of debt.

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[No amercement] from the Almoner of Ramsey for obstructing the watercourse at Prattes Lane, [7] to nuisance.

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3 d. from Simon Putifer for narrowing the common road on the causeway to Bury Bridge, [8] to nuisance. Order to correct, under penalty of 40 d.

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3 d. from William Lache for not cleaning his gutter at New Field, [9] to nuisance. Order to correct, under the said penalty.

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3 d. from John Savage for not cleaning the common gutter, to nuisance. Order to correct, under the said penalty.

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3 d. each from John Glatton, John Burton, John Bridd, Reginald Tiler, Emma Tichemerssh, Thomas Whitemilne, Thomas Taillor, John Cok, Agnes Clerk, John Milton, John Buri and Alexander Coutere for the same.

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3 d. from John Welles for narrowing the common ditch behind his tenement, as a result of which the watercourse is obstructed, to nuisance.

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3 d. from John Tilneye for the same.

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3 d. from John, son of Simon Miller for narrowing the common ditch at Carite Bridge [10] by putting willows there, to nuisance.

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2 s. from John de la Grove for narrowing the common lade with his bridge, to nuisance. Order to correct, under the said penalty. [11]

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3 d. from John Gritford for not cleaning his gutter at Skulles Place, [12] to nuisance.

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6 d. from Agnes Pope for obstructing the watercourse behind the tenement of William atte Cote by planting hemp there, to nuisance.

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6 d. each from Thomas Waker Senior, Edmund Dowel and Richard Heryng for the same.

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3 d. from William Barbor for putting his dung heap at Bury [13]and obstructing the watercourse, to nuisance.

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3 d. from William Tiler for planting willows in the common lade behind his tenement, to nuisance.

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3 d. from John Whatelee for narrowing the common lade at his tenement, to nuisance.3 d. each from William Hurre and William Yakeslee for the same.

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4 d. from John Welles for obstructing the watercourse by putting his dung heap in Bury, [14] to nuisance.

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3 d. from William Barbor for narrowing the common lade next to the Great Bridge, to nuisance.

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6 d. from Robert Haukenesson for narrowing the common boundary atle Stile by badly ploughing there, to nuisance.

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3 d. from Thomas Caunvill for obstructing the watercourse next to the tenement of Sarah Clerk, to nuisance.

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3 d. from John Augstin for the same at his croft, to nuisance.

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3 d. from the same John for appropriating land from the common by ploughing in the Brook, [15] to nuisance.

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6 d. [16] from Thomas Schepherd for narrowing the common ditch towards Stocking Fen, [17] to nuisance.

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3 d. from Thomas Waker Junior for the same towards the field, to nuisance.

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2 d. from the servant of William Barbor, 3 d. from the servant of Peter Snelby, 3 d. from the son of William Whitebred, 2 d. from the son of John Bridd, 3 d. from the son of Philip Skynnere, [18] and 2 d. from Olive Glatton for wrongly gleaning in Autumn.

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3 d. each from John Ripton, the wife of John Sadeler, Roger Chapman, John Welles, Walter Duffeld, John Hempbetere, Thomas Schirewodesman, Joan Mattemaker, William Polewer, the servant of John Croxton, Elias Pottere, John Herde, Henry Coupere, Edmund, servant of Christiana Lavender, John Cote, Simon Bigging and John Egeline for leaving town in Autumn to earn excessive wages.

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3 d. each from John Russell, Hugh Dowty and John Ropere for the same in Summer, to thresh grain.

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3 d. each from Thomas Rideman, John Augstin, William Morton, Martin Barker, John Claxton, John London, Thomas Whitemilne, William Bernard, and Simon atte Cros for default.

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Total: 71 s. 11 d.

Notes

1. 2 April, 1380. Edmund of Ellington, abbot of Ramsey: 1379-96.

2. Deleted: xviii d.

3. Entry deleted. Note in left margin: Quia non est sic.

4. MS: predictus.

5. MS: predictus.

6. Obliterated.

7. MS: Pratteslane.

8. MS: Buribrigge.

9. MS: Newefeld.

10. MS: Caritesbrigge.

11. See supra, no. 49.

12. MS: Skullesplace.

13. MS: Buriee.

14. MS: Burie.

15. MS: le Brook.

16. Deleted: xii d.

17. MS: Stokkyngfen.

18. Deleted: Matilda Jannes.