RAMSEY. VIEW OF FRANKPLEDGE HELD THERE ON THURSDAY AFTER THE FEAST OF ST JAMES THE APOSTLE, IN THE TWENTIETH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING RICHARD II AND THE EIGHTEENTH YEAR OF THE LORD ABBOT EDMUND. 
[PRESENTMENTS BY THE ALE-TASTERS]
6 d. from Alice Schepherd [who did not bring her measures], 18 d. from Joan Gritteford, 6 d. from Joan Frost, 18 d. from Christina Robyn,  18 d. from Orframia Bodeseye, 12 d. from Katherine Clerk, 8 d. from Joan Bere, 12 d. from Agnes Leyghton, 8 d. from Beatrice Barbor, 12 d. each from Emma Berford, Emma Barbor, Emma Bocher and Maria Bodeseye, 8 d. from Katherine Chaumberleyn, 18 d. from Isabelle Cok, 6 d. from Ellen Tylere, 8 d.  from Matillis Brouse, 12 d. from Alice Dodisthorp, 18 d. from Alice Turnor, 12 d. from Agnes Pytefer, 2 s. from Alice Osegod, 6 d. from Alice Wakyr [30 times], 12 d. from Ellen Clerk, 8 d. from Joan Oxeborow, 12 d.  from Ellen Frances, 2 s. from Margaret Wakyr, 6 d. from Emma Kyng [10 times], 12 d. each from Agnes Coupere [30 times], and Alice Caumvyle [20 times] for brewing and selling ale contrary to the assize.
12 d. from Thomas, son of William Freman, naif of the lord, for licence to live at St Ives, at the will of the lord, and practice the tanner's art.
3 d. from John Egelyne for not prosecuting a plea of debt against Henry atte Feld.
3 d. from Alan Sawyer for not prosecuting a plea of debt against Katherine Lilleforde.
3 d. from Nicholas Launcelyn for not prosecuting a plea of debt against Matillis Brouse.
6 d. each from John Somersham, John Bury and John Clerk, bakers of white bread, for selling contrary to the assize [of bread.]
6 d. each from Reginald Tylere, John Cok and John Scolemaster, bakers of horse bread, for the same.
3 d. from John Wilymot for not prosecuting a plea of debt against John London.
3 d. from Robert Croxton for not prosecuting a plea of debt against John London.
Amercement excused from Alice Romnney for not prosecuting a plea of trespass against Thomas Pykard.
3 d. from John Milnere for not prosecuting a plea of debt against Henry Smyth.
3 d. from Reginald Wrighte for not prosecuting a plea of trespass against Robert othe Pantrie.
3 d. from the original pledges of William Lokeyere for not having him to answer to Henry Smyth, who did not prosecute,  in a plea of debt. Order that he be put to better pledges before the next court.
[PRESENTMENTS BY THE JURORS]
6 d. each from John Staunford, Richard Heryng and Thomas Pykard, ale-tasters, for not performing their office.
[No amercement] from the Almoner of Ramsey for obstructing the watercourse at Boners Lane  and for not repairing a bridge there, as he is bound to do, to nuisance.
6 d. from John Wilden for narrowing the King's road at Roperes Lane  and for not keeping the water in its proper course, to nuisance.
6 d. from William Glovere for obstructing the watercourse at Lepers Lane End,  to nuisance.
3 d. each from John Lyncolne, John Ballard, Joyce Haliwell, Robert Outy, Anne, former wife of John Doke, and (amercement excused) from John Baudewyne for not cleaning the gutter in front of New Field  next to the King's road. to nuisance. Order to correct under penalty of 40 d.
3 d. from Walter Schepherd for putting ashes and dung in a certain ditch beneath Fesaunt Croft,  obstructing the flow of water there, to nuisance.
6 d. from Joyce Haliwelle for not cleaning his ditch beneath Fesaunt Croft,  thereby obstructing the flow of water there, to nuisance. Order to correct under penalty of 40 d.
6 d. from Joyce Haliwelle for keeping a croft called Fesaunt Croft  in severalty for the whole year, in which the community should have common after the harvest in autumn until the feast of the Purification. 
3 d. each from Thomas Pykard, Henry Smyth, Richard Heryng and William Randolf for not cleaning the gutter at Pilcham.
6 d. from William Randolf for narrowing the King's road with quickset hedges at Cole Lane,  to nuisance.
3 d. from the same William for putting his dung heap there, to nuisance.
12 d. from Joyce Haliwelle and his wife, Christina, for carrying off all the lumber of a certain common bridge opposite Fesaunt Croft  given to the community by Lord John Bedeforde, late steward of Ramsey, and recently repaired by John Randolf, late husband of the said Christina, to the damage of the community and against the peace of the lord King.
1 d. each from William Hotot and Robert Polyerd, and 6 d. from Peter Viniour for appropriating land from the common in a certain ditch in front of the tenement of Adam de Rameseye next to the Almoner's space upon the Green, and for narrowing the said ditch.
3 d. each from John Cok, Reginald Tylere, John son of Simon Milnere, Agnes Milton, Robert othe Moor, Henry Jannes, Richard Baxtere, Emma, wife of Roger Barbor, and Richard Rudham for putting ashes next to the Chapel of St Thomas the Martyr.
12 d. from Walter Schepherd of Biggin for wilfully destroying the grains and herbage of the community of Ramsey with his sheep, to nuisance. Order to correct, under penalty of 40 d.
3 d. each from Thomas Redeman, John London, John Morton, John Augstyn, Robert Gower, John, son of William atte Croos, Thomas Wardebusk, John Lyncoln, Alan Colewyk, Walter Glovere, John Bere,  John Bereforde, Thomas Howdene, John, son of Philip Skynnere, and William Wilimot for default.
6 d. from John Elmeslee for wilfully destroying the grain of the community, at night, with two calves, to nuisance.
6 d. from Richard, carter of Lord William Moygne, knight, for drawing blood from Roger Stedeman of Whittlesey. Pledge: Robert Hangham.
6 d. from the same Roger for the same from the said Richard. Pledge: William Peny of Upwood.
2 d. from William Lightfoot for the same from Robert Sculton. Pledge: the Constable.
2 d. from the same Robert for committing housebreaking against the said William. Pledge: the same. 
6 d. from Joan Gritteford for drawing blood from Katherine Randolf. Pledge: Henry Webbester.
6 d. from the same Katherine for the same from the said Joan. Pledge: Henry Smyth.
6 d. from John Somersham Junior for the same from John Skynnere. Pledge: John Somersham Senior.
6 d. from William Lokiere for being a common night walker and for being rebellious to the Constable and the Wardens of the Night Watch, causing diverse terrors against the peace of the lord King. Pledges: William Bodeseye and Robert othe Pantrie.
3 d. each from John Lyncoln, John Brampton and Roger Chauntor for refusing to keep the night watch according to the Statute. 
6 d. from Ralph, servant of William Pasternake for drawing blood from William, his associate. Pledges: William Pasternake and Henry Webestere.
6 d. from the same Ralph for beating Cecilia, servant of the said William Pasternake. Pledge: Henry Webbestere.
3 d. from John Cosyn for not yet cleaning his gutter in front of the tenement of John Grene, as ordered.
12 d. from William Barbor for putting ashes and dung in the common lade, to nuisance.
Ordinance by the assent of the lord and the whole community that henceforth no one in Autumn shall pasture with sheep or pigs among the grains of the community for three days after the storage of the grain, so that in the interval the poor, both men and women, can glean, under a penalty for each shepherd or swineherd of 40 d., to be paid towards the pavage of the vill of Ramsey.
6 d. from John Lyncoln for being rebellious to the Constable of the vill and for refusing to watch according to the Statute of Winchester. 
4 d. from John Somersham Junior for being rebellious to the Constable and for refusing to appear before the Coroner.
From Walter Glovere [....] 
Total: 67 s. 1 d.
1. 27 July, 1396.
2. Deleted: Johanna Cook.
3. Deleted: vi d.
4. Deleted: xv d.
5. Written above the name of William Lokeyere.
6. MS: Bonerslane.
7. MS: Roperslane.
8. MS: Lepereslaneende.
9. MS: Newefeld.
10. MS: Fesauntescroft.
11. MS: Fesauntescroft.
12. MS: Fesauntescroft.
13. 2 February.
14. MS: Kolane.
15. MS: Fesauntescroft.
17. MS: Holtlode.
18. MS: Turvorslane.
19. Deleted: Johannes Cleriwaus.
20. MS: predictus.
21. Statute of Winchester. See Statutes of the Realm 1, p. 97 et seq.
22. Statute of Winchester. See Statutes of the Realm 1, p. 97 et seq.
23. Entry stops.