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

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE JURORS]

18

6 d. from Richard Baker for putting carcasses in the common lade at the bridge of William Hunte, to nuisance.

19

6 d. from William Shephird for narrowing the King's road at Roperes Lane. [5] Order to correct.

20

3 d. from John Randolf for not cleaning the gutter next to Boners Place. [6]

21

3 d. from William North for not cleaning the gutter opposite the tenement of Robert Sewer.

22

3 d. from John Gritford for not cleaning the gutter in New Field [7] next to the King's road.

23

3 d. from Emma Milnere for not cleaning the gutter opposite her tenement.

24

3 d. from John Randolf for not cleaning the gutter in front of Baronnes Place.

25

3 d. from Geoffrey Shephird for not cleaning the gutter behind his tenement.

26

3 d. from Nicholas Madereve for not cleaning the gutter at Priest's Well. [8]

27

3 d. from William Willimot for not cleaning the gutter there.

28

3 d. from William Randolf for not cleaning his gutter there.

29

3 d. from Thomas Pycard for not cleaning the gutter at Pilcham in front of the land of Lord Nicholas [....] [9]

30

6 d. from John Barker for narrowing the King's road with hedges and ditches above Sewers Croft. [10]

31

3 d. each from Andrew Pykeler and John Gritford for not cleaning the gutter in New Field [11] opposite William Willymot.

32

3 d. from John Gritford for not cleaning the gutter opposite the tenement once belonging to Sculles.

33

3 d. from Thomas Blench for not cleaning the gutter opposite his tenement.

34

3 d. from John Stalbyn for not cleaning the gutter opposite his tenement.3 d. from Alan Turnor for not cleaning the gutter opposite his tenement.

35

3 d. from Andrew Pykeler for erecting a certain bridge at the end of his garden, to nuisance. Order that it be removed, under penalty of a half-mark.

36

Order that all the above violations be corrected under an individual penalty of 12 d.

37

3 d. from John Brouse for putting a dung heap at Mugg Ditch, [12] to nuisance.

38

3 d. from John Slatier for narrowing the common lade behind his tenement which he holds from the Warden of the Chapel of Blessed Mary.

39

3 d. from William, servant of John Bere for digging and making improper roads in the peat marsh, to nuisance, and for damaging the crofts of the diverse tenants of the community.

40

Ordinance that henceforth no one put dung heaps in the Green [13] except in the sand pits [14] opposite the cemetary, under an individual penalty of 40 d.

41

6 d. from William Barbor for putting a dung heap in the common lade next to his tenement, to nuisance.

42

6 d. from Henry atte Feld for putting dung heaps in the common lade at New Field. [15]

43

Ordinance that henceforth no one put any dung heaps in the common lade or next to it, under an individual penalty of a half-mark.

44

8 d. each from Robert Hiche of Wistow and William Webbestere of Wistow for overburdoning the lord's pasture in the Hallow [16] with their pigs.

45

3 d. each from Thomas Howden, Simon Abbot, Richard Bere and John Heymes, butchers, for charging too much for exercising their trade.

46

6 d. each from Reginald Tyler and John Cok for making horse bread from the rejects of oat flour and for charging too much.

47

6 d. from Simon Abbot for still keeping two horrible dogs, on account of which his neighbors do not dare go out of their own homes, either by day or night, to conduct their business.

48

3 d. from John Egeline for narrowing a certain common road which leads to the marsh.

49

8 d. from Walter Glovere for still putting rotting leather into the common lade, to nuisance.

50

6 d. from Robert Cobeler for charging too much money in selling nails, in that if he buys 100 nails for 3 d., he sells them for 4d., and if he buys them for 4 d., he sells them for 5 d., and if he buys them for 5 d., he sells them for 6 d. Further, he does the same regarding diverse victuals, so that if he buys a quarter of oats for 20 d., he sells it for 2 s. 8 d.

51

3 d. from Robert othe Panetrie for putting willows in the King's road, to nuisance.

52

3 d. each from Thomas Rideman, John Leighton, John London, John atte Cros Junior of Farcet, John Morton, Simon atte Cros of Crowland, Thomas Blench, [17] John de la Grove, and John Rudecok for default. Amercement excused from John de la Grove, because he came, afterwards. [18]

53

3 d. each from Thomas Horncastel, Simon Sege, tailor, John Masoun, tailor, Edmund Clerc, labourer, Robert, servant of Thomas Shephird, John, servant of John Shirwode, John, son of John Pope, John, servant of John Wenyngton, John, son of John Wilden, and Reginald, servant of the Almoner, for being out of tithing.

54

[No amercement] from the Pittancer for having suddenly, this year, enclosed and obstructed a certain common road behind Bodsey, to the nuisance of both the lord and the whole community. Order to correct.

55

3 d. from John Goldsmyht for not prosecuting a plea of debt against Hugh Foukesson of Yaxley.

56

3 d. from William Philip for a licence of concord with John Waleis in a plea of debt.

57

3 d. from William Derby for detaining 2 s. 2 d. from Nicholas Ladeler, which are ordered collected to Nicholas' use.

58

A day is given at the next court between Nicholas Ladeler, complainant, and Peter Waker, defendant, in a plea of debt. [19]