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

BLAdd.Roll39626d (AD1387[2])

RAMSEY. VIEW OF FRANKPLEDGE HELD THERE ON MONDAY BEFORE THE FEAST OF ST MARGARET THE VIRGIN, IN THE ELEVENTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING RICHARD II AND THE NINTH YEAR OF THE LORD ABBOT EDMUND. [1]

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[JURORS/INQUEST:] [2] John Draper, [...] [3] Bereford, William Putifer, Robert Sewer, Thomas Picard, John Londone, Thomas Draper, John atte Cros, Simon Abbot, Thomas Waker, William Bodeseye, William Willimot.

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

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE ALE-TASTERS]

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12 d. from Emma Milnere, 4 d. from Margaret Newebreustere, 6 d. from Emma Bocher, 8 d. from Mariot Bodeseye, 12 d. from Joan Frost, 12 d. from Christina Robin, 12 d. from Orframya Wrighte,12 d. from Margaret Scherman, 12 d. from Matilda Brouse, 8 d. from Alice Gerveis, 12 d. from Emma Berford, 12 d. from Emma Barbor, 6 d. from Denise Draper, 6 d. from Emma Croxton,16 d. from Alice Dodesthorp, 8 d. from Agnes Putifer, 12 sd. from Agnes Tiler, 8 d. from Agnes Cok, 8 d. from Agnes Maddyngle, 6 d. from Alice Whitbred, 16 d. from Margaret de la Grove, 12 d. from Alice Osgod, 8 d. from Joan Oxborgh, 12 d. from Ellen Shepherd,12 d. from Joan Staunford, and 16 d. from Agnes Lilleford for brewing and selling ale contrary to the assize [of ale.]

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3 d. each from John de la Grove, William Barbor, William Colin, Thomas atte Cros, John Bevereche and Robert Lache for not coming to the inquest when exacted.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE JURORS]

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6 d. from William Spicer for drawing blood from Thomas, his servant. Pledge: Peter Porter.

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6 d. from William, son of John Wrighte for the same from John Egelin. Pledge: his father.

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6 d. from Joan Flemyng for the same from Alice Lanketon. Pledge: Henry Flemyng.

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6 d. from John Waleis for the same from John Oxeborgh. Pledge: Henry Berford. 6 d. from John Oxeborow for the same from the wife of John Waleis. Pledge: John Draper.

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6 d. from Thomas Howdene for the same from William Willimot. Pledge: Reginald Tiler.

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3 d. from Reginald Tiler for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Grace Chamberlein. Pledge: the Constable.

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(Amercement excused by the steward) from Henry Bereford for drawing blood from Thomas Breustere. Pledge: the same. [4]

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6 d. from Thomas Taillor for the same from Thomas, tenant of Bartholomew Scherman. Pledge: Andrew Spendelove.

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6 d. from the same Thomas for the same from the said Thomas Taillor. Pledge: Bartholomew Scherman.

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6 d. from Robert, servant of John Howe for the same from Henry, servant of the Almoner. Pledge: John Howe.

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6 d. from William, tenant of Robert Bigge for the same from John Oxeborow. Pledge: Thomas Waker Senior.

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3 d. from Agnes, wife of John Howe for unjustly raising the hue and cry on Edmund de Celar. Pledge: the Constable.

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3 d. from John Waleis for committing housebreaking against Alice Oxeborw. Pledge: the Constable.

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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. [5]

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2 d. from John Waleis for the same by the wife of John Oxeborw. Pledge: the Constable.

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2 d. from William, son of John Wrighte for the same by Alice Egeline. Pledge: the same. [6]

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2 d. from John Trussell for the same by Agnes Piers. Pledge: Thomas Picard.

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6 d. from John Outy for drawing blood from Thomas Ketene. Pledge: his father.

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6 d. from the same Thomas for the same from the said John. Pledge: his father.

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3 d. from Thomas Rideman for the same from William Thacchere. Pledge: John London.

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6 d. from the said William for the same from the said Thomas. Pledge: the same. [7]

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3 d. from the said William for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Agnes Rideman. Pledge: Henry Thaccher. [8]

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6 d. from Henry Thacchere for drawing blood from William Morton. Pledge: John Ballard.

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8 d. from John Canvill for making rescue from John London, constable. Pledge: Thomas Picard.

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3 d. from Thomas Canvill for obstructing the watercourse at Graunfrays Croft, [9] to nuisance.

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3 d. from John Wildene for the same.

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3 d. from Thomas Picard for not cleaning his gutter at Lepers Lane, [10] to nuisance.

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3 d. from Thomas Canvill for the same there, to nuisance.

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

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3 d. from John Cosin for the same across from his house, to nuisance.

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3 d. each from John Wrighte, [11] Robert Outy, John Lincolne, and William Morton for the same.

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3 d. each from John Randolf, William Bodeseie and Robert Lilleford for the same at Beterestrate.

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3 d. from Philip Skynnere for narrowing the common road by putting one stake in it.

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3 d. from John Gicoun for obstructing the common lade at Turvers Lane [12] with one ditch, to nuisance. Order to correct.

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3 d. from Richard Hering for narrowing the common lade by planting willows in it at the end of his orchard.

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3 d. from John Gritford for having a latrine in the common lade, to nuisance.

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3 d. from Henry othe Feld for putting his lumber in the road, to nuisance.

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3 d. from Robert Chircheward for narrowing the common ditch behind his house, to nuisance.

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3 d. each from William, son of John Wrighte and John Barborescosin for digging peat in the marsh, in the road, to nuisance.

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3 d. from Katherine Grubbe for being a common scold [13] among her neighbors, to nuisance.

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6 d. from John de la Grove and 3 d. from Henry Berford, ale-tasters, for not performing their office.

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3 d. from John Cok and 4 d. from Reginald Tiler, bakers of horse bread, for selling contrary to the assize.

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3 d. from Nicholas Ladeler for not prosecuting his plea of debt against William Derby.

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3 d. from Peter Waker for not prosecuting his plea of debt against Philip Skynnere.

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3 d. from Geoffrey Grubbe for not prosecuting his plea of debt against John Egeline.

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Order to attach Geoffrey Tilneye before the next court to answer to Nicholas Ladeler in a plea of debt.

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3 d. each from Thomas Canvill, John Augstin, William Morton, William Tatchere, Philip Skynnere, William Barbor, William Claxtone, John Bere, Thomas atte Cros, John Coupere, Simon atte Cros and William atte Ston for default.

Notes

1. 15 July, 1387.

2. Deleted: Thomas Canvill.

3. Obliterated.

4. MS: predictus.

5. MS: predictus.

6. MS: predictus.

7. MS: predictus.

8. Deleted: predictus.

9. MS: Granfreiscroft.

10. MS: Lepereslane.

11. Deleted: Johannes Fletton.

12. MS: Teruvereslane.

13. MS: litigatrix.