PLEAS AT RAMSEY BEFORE [BROTHER JOHN DE SWAFHAM, JOHN HOLT, WILLIAM THYRNYNG AND ROBERT WARYN],  JUSTICES, ON TUESDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS, IN THE FOURTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING RICHARD II AND THE SECOND YEAR OF ABBOT [EDMUND.] 
Payment to the Abbot of a half-mark by William, son of John Smyth of Wood Newton  and Beatrice, his wife, for a licence of concord with Nicholas de Styvecle and Thomas Caunvyll in a plea of covenant concerning four messuages, 24 acres of land and one acre of meadow with appurtenances in Ramsey, Bury and Hepmangrove. Chirograph received through John Glatton, narrator.  Pledge for payment: Laurence Mildecombe.
Payment of a half-mark by John Randolf of Ramsey for a licence of concord with John Umfrey and Agnes, his wife, in a plea of covenant concerning one messuage with appurtenances in Ramsey. Chirograph received through John Lufwyne, narrator.
1. MS: prefatis justiciariis.
2. 18 September, 1380.
3. MS: Wodeneuton.
4. A pleader in the royal courts. See William Holdsworth, A History of English Law (London, 1936) 2, pp. 312-15.