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

BLAdd.Roll39626r (AD1386)

RAMSEY. VIEW OF FRANKPLEDGE HELD THERE ON MONDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF THE HOLY TRINITY, IN THE NINTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING RICHARD II AND THE EIGHTH YEAR OF THE LORD ABBOT EDMUND. [1]

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[JURORS/INQUEST:] Thomas Canvill, John Draper, William Colyn, William atte Ston, John Bevereche, Thomas Taillor, Thomas Picard, William Claxton, William Bodesey, William Mortone, William Putifer, John atte Cros.

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CAPITAGE: a half-mark from the whole homage as common fine.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE ALE-TASTERS]

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18 d. from Emma Milnere, 12 d. from Matillis Bocher, 18 d. from Joan Frost, 18 d. from Maria Bodeseye, 2 s. from Christina Robyn,2 s. from Orframya Wrighte, 18 d. from Margaret Scherman, 12 d. from Alice Gerveys, 2 s. from Matillis Brouse, 30 d. from Emma Barbor, 2 s. from Denise Draper, 12 d. from Agnes Maddynglee, 2s. from Agnes Cok, 2 s. from Agnes Tiler, 12 d. from Emma Croxton, 12 d. from Emma Beyford, 30 d. from Alice Dodesthorp, 12d. from Agnes Putifer, 2 s. 6 d. from Agnes Lilleford, 2 s. from Joan Staunford, 2 s. from Ellen Schepherde, 16 d. from Joan Oxeborgh, 18 d. from Alice Osgod, 2 s. from Margaret de la Grove, and 12 d. from Alice Whitebred for brewing and selling ale contrary to the assize [of ale.]

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6 d. from John Osgod for contempt of court.

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3 d. from the original pledges of Philip Skynnere for not having him to answer to Pater Waker, who did not prosecute, in a plea of debt. Order that he be put to better pledges.

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Order to attach John Boteller before the next court to answer to Bartholomew Scherman in a plea of debt.

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Order to attach John Egeline to answer to Geoffrey Grubbe (who did not prosecute) in a plea of debt.

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Order to attach John Egeline to answer to Thomas Waker (who did not prosecute) in a plea of debt.

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3 d. from the original pledges of Thomas Canvill for not having him to answer to John Mice. Order that he be put to better pledges before the next court.

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3 d. from John Daye for an unjust complaint of trespass against Peter Draper.

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3 d. from John Tilneye for detaining 40 d. from Henry Schefeld, to his damages of 1 d., which are ordered collected to the use of Henry.

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Day is given at the feast of St Benedict [2] to William Wykwane, complainant, and Peter Waker, defendant, in a plea of trespass.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE JURORS]

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6 d. each from John de la Grove, John Randolf and Thomas atte Cros, ale-tasters, for not performing their office.

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

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6 d. from Thomas Scheppard for being a forestallor of mussels in Lent.

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3 d. from William Glover for not cleaning his gutter at Lepers Lane. [3]

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3 d. from Richard Putifer for the same at Bolehed.

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12 d. from Agnes Newman of Bury for digging clay and putting it in the King's road, to nuisance.

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6 d. each from William Barbor and John Taillor for putting dung and grease in the common lade at the bridge.

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3 d. from John May for narrowing the common lade towards his house by putting dung in it.

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2 d. from John Whatele and 6 d. from Reginald Tiler for the same.

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3 d. each from Walter Glover, Alan Sawyer, Henry Sawyer and Robert Lyleford for putting dung in the common lade, to nuisance.

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3 d. from Walter Glover for putting pelts in the common lade, to nuisance.

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3 d. from John Pope for putting dung in the common lade, to nuisance.

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3 d. from John Barker for not cleaning his gutter against his tenement at the end of the vill.

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3 d. from John Austyn for obstructing his gutter, to nuisance.

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3 d. each from John Bocher, Bartholomew Scherman, John Glatton, John Somersam, Matilda Brouse, John Grubbe, William Barbor, Agatha Chaundeler, John Heymes, Thomas Tayllor, John Maddyngle, John Cok, Reginald Tyler, William Tyler, Richard Carlton, John Repynggale, John Wales, William Hotot, John Croxton, John Dodysthorp, Thomas Bokesworthe, Agnes Putifer, Nicholas Spicer, Geoffrey Tylleneye, John Oxeborow, Richard Ruddam, Richard Elyngton, and John Barbor for obstructing their gutters, to nuisance.

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6 d. from William Barbor for putting dung and ashes in the common lade, to nuisance.

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6 d. from Richard Heryng for narrowing the common lade with willows [planted] between himself and Andrew Pykeler.

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3 d. from Andrew Pykeler for the same.

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3 d. from William Hunt for narrowing the common lade by planting willows in it.

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3 d. from John Randolf for obstructing the watercourse between Thomas Ballard [and himself], on both sides.

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3 d. from John Augstyn for the same at the end of his croft.

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3 d. from Emma Miller for the same.

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3 d. from John Wright for the same at the tenement of John Baron.

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3 d. from Robert Owty for the same at Grygges Croft. [4]

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3 d. each from William Wilymot, John Lincoln, Alexander Souter and John Ravele for the same at New Field. [5]

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3 d. from Reginald Wrighte for narrowing the common lade with stakes behind his house, to nuisance.

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3 d. from William Bernard for not cleaning the common gutter between himself and John Eymys.

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3 d. each from Simon Cok, Nicholas Madereve and Richard Robyn for narrowing the common lade with willows behind their tenements.

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3 d. from Robert Chyrcheward for the same.

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12 d. each from Robert Nottyng and John Pakerel for overburdoning the common in Ramsey Mere with extraneous animals, to the nuisance of the whole community.

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2 s. each from Robert Nottyng, John Pakerel and John North for incurring a 20 s. fine in the last court for taking and selling animals in the marsh.

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2 d. from Richard Ferowr for putting his house in the common, to the nuisance of the community.

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3 d. from John Oxebrygh for putting his dung heap in the road, to nuisance.

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6 d. from Adam Scryveyn for drawing blood from William,famulus of John Grytteford. Pledge: John Grytteford.

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3 d. from the same William for the same from the said Adam. Pledge: Bartholomew Scharman.

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6 d. from William Pegle for the same from Peter Waker. Pledge: Robert Meyr.

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3 d. from Nicholas Ladeler for unjustly raising the hue and cry on John Grytteford. Pledge: the Constable.

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6 d. from Agnes Pers for drawing blood from Robert Ketene. Pledge: John Day.

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6 d. from Robert Ketene for the same from Agnes Pers. Pledge: John Grene.

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3 d. from Richard Monstrell for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Agnes Pers. Pledge: John Grene.

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3 d. from Robert Ketene for the same by Agnes Pers. Pledge: John Grene.

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3 d. from John Barbor for the same by Agnes Putifer. Pledge: the Constable.

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2 d. from Robert Bygge for the same by John de la Grove. Pledge: the Constable.

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2 d. from Robert Bygge for the same by Thomas Waker Senior. Pledge: the Constable.

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6 d. from Robert Coupere for drawing blood from Thomas Staunfordisman. Pledge: the Constable.

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3 d. from John Glatton for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Bartholomew Scherman. Pledge: the Constable.

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12 d. from John Barbor for drawing blood from William Putifer. Pledge: the Constable.

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3 d. from Katherine Grubbe for unjustly raising the hue and cry on Simon Abbot. Pledge: the Constable.

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3 d. each from Simon atte Cros Junior, Thomas Canvill, John Augstin, William Bodesey, William Smyht, William Claxton, Philip Skynner, John de la Grove, Robert Hawkenysson, Roger Palfreyman and John Catisson for default.

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Total: #4 10 s. 1 d.

Notes

1. 18 June, 1386.

2. 11 July.

3. MS: Leperyslane.

4. MS: Gryggescroft.

5. MS: Neufeld.