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Page  I CALENDAR OF THE LIBERATE ROLLS Preserved in the Public Record Office. Printed under the Superintendence of the Deputy Keeper of the Records Volume IV 1251-1260 LONDON HER MAJESTY'S STATIONERY OFFICE 1959

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Page  III r, t 11,01, 'Y' / r "O co- P- V.AP 6, -, - tc 0 A-6 q o,.,e CONTENTS PAGE V PRL-LEFAOE CORRIGENDA CALENDAR: Roll No. 28. 36 Henry III 29. 37 Henry III 30. 38 HenryJIII 31. 39 HenryJJII 32. 40 Henry III 33. 41 Henry III,34A. 42 Henry III,,,34B. 42llenry III 35. 43 Henry III 36. 44llenry III INDEX OF PERSONS A'ND PLACES INDEX OF SUBJECTS.. 83 150 182 247 334 404 422 436 484 539 649 iii

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Page  V PREFACE The present volume carries the Calendar to the forty-fourth year of Henry III. The object and character of the Calendar are explained in the preface to the first volume. The text was originally prepared by the late Mr. J. B. W. Chapman, an Assistant Keeper of the Public Records. The table of corrigenda and the indexes are the work of Mrs. S. B. Storey, a former Assistant Keeper. PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE DAVID L. EVANS 21 November 1958 v

Page  VI CORRIGENDA Volume III Page 390. Andover. For Digerle and Finkley forests in read Finkley forest in. Page 411. Digerle. For [? in Andover...]... 101, read: See Doiley. Page 412. Add Doiley, Digerle [in Hurstbourne Tarrant, co. Hants.], forest, agistors of, 101. Page 426. Add Hurstbourne Tarrant [co. Hants.], Doiley forest in, q.v. Volume IV Page 3, line 15. For thatch read roof. Page 7, line 7. For plaster read whitewash. Page 7, line 12. For thatch read roof. Page 8, line 8 from foot. Insert comma after clerk. Page 11, line 10. For sash-windows read cowled windows. Page 11, line 14. For desk read dais; for free plaster read french plaster. Page 11, line 18. For wooden windows bound with iron read wooden shutters... Page 11, line 15 from foot. For outside read above. Page 11, line 17 from foot. For spike read spur (or screen). Page 11, line 20 from foot. For sash-windows read cowled windows. Page 16, line 13. For and the money read in addition to the money. Page 17, line 10. For sash-windows read cowled windows. Page 18, line 8 from foot. For plaster read whitewash. Page 21, line 15. For coping read cresting. Page 21, line 12 from foot. After... to wainscot the king's chamber and paint it green and spangle it with gold; add to remove the lead from the same chamber and re-roof it; to make a chapel in the oriel above (ultra) the door of the king's chamber with three glass windows in it, and to wainscot the chapel and paint it green and spangle it with gold;... Page 22, line 14 from foot. For Chastellun read Castellum. Page 23, line 8 from foot. For fixed read upright windows. Page 23, line 10 from foot. For to another hanging cloister leading to... read to another cloister adjoining (pendens versus)... Page 24, line 4 from foot. For fixed read upright windows. Page 27, line 3. For Ken read Keu. vi

Page  VII CORRIGENDA vii Page 30, line 19 from foot. For thatch read roof. Page 41, line 6 from foot. For Whittestre read Whitcestre. Page 53, lines 1 and 3. For Gaucelm read Gaucelin. Page 61, line 15 from foot. For beams read spurs (or screens). Page 66, line 17. For in the 36th year read in the 35th year. Page 67, line 12. For great lawn read garden. Page 72, line 4 from foot. For Sherlaunde read Shenlaunde. Page 90, line 11 from foot. For clothes on when he takes them off read relics on. Page 96, line 6. For loopholes read arches. Page 97, line 18 from foot. For desk read dais. Page 114, line 17. For Ralph read John. Page 119, line 11 from foot. For lantern read smoke-vent. Page 127, line 14 from foot. For Whittestre read Whitcestre. Page 157, line 1. For Spire read Spine. Page 165, line 14. For Whittestre read Whitcestre. Page 170, line 12 from foot. Page 172,,, 12,,,,. For thatch or thatching read roof or Page 173,,, 6,,,,. froofing. Page 176,,, 4,,,,. Page 179, line 2 from foot. For Wytestre read Wycestre. Page 183, line 18. For thatch read roof. Page 185, line 3. For Wytestre read Wycestre. Page 194, second writ on m.11. Dated 30 Jan., Windsor. Page 208, line 14 from foot. For Goulher read Gaucher. Page 211, line 9. For Roger read Reynold. Page 226,,, 14 from footFor Whitestre read Whicestre. Page 237, line 6. For to make rubble of read collect. Page 259, line 11. For John read Joan; for his read her. Page 261, line 10. For Roger read Reynold. Page 281, line 7. For Whittestre read Whitcestre. Page 289, line 21. For thatch read roof. Page 293. After 7th entry add marginal note:-Enquiry is to be made about the sum to be deducted yearly from the earl's fee for the manors of Langeberg' and Berford which he has of the king's gift this year. Page 298, line 5. For carpenter read mason. Page 299, line 8 from foot. For Philip read Peter de Winton. Page 306, line 1. For thatch read roof. Page 315, line 15 from foot. For columns read buttresses. Page 317, line 4. For i.e. p. 317 read i.e. p. 297. Page 328, line 3 from foot. For Wyttestre read Wytcestre. Page 339, line 6 from foot. Isabel... viscountess of Thouars, recte Margaret. Page 343, line 13 from foot. For 24 read 34. Page 357, line 1 at foot. For Grosparun read Grosparmi. Page 364, line 14 from foot. For Whitestre read Whicestre. Page 367, line 11 from foot. For Havering read Clavering.

Page  VIII Viii CORRIGENDA Page 369, line 15. For Berks and Bedford read Bucks and Bedford. Page 396, line 7 from foot. For as on p. 372 read as on p. 374. Page 401, line 20. For Whytestre read Whycestre. Page 418, line 5. For Roger read Reynold. Page 448, line 10. For pictures read painted panels (tabulas). Page 451, line 11. For making rubble of read collecting. Page 486, line 16 from foot. For pictures read painted panels. Page 504, line 15 from foot. For cover it with lead read cover it with stone. Page 507, line 14 from foot. For bathroom read washing-place (lavatorium). Page 509, line 8 from foot. For colonnade read oriel. Page 516, line 19. For John read Joan; for his read her. Page 526, line 15 from foot. For column read buttress.

Page  1 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 36 HENRY III. No. 28. 1251. MEMBRANE 19. Oct. 28. To the sheriff of Oxford and Berks. Contrabreve to pay their Reading. daily wages of 9d. each to the king's four serjeants-at-arms dwelling in his castle of Windesores from Easter 35 Edward III till St. Simon and St. Jude following. By K. Oct. 29. Liberate to Adam de Basing 131. 2d. for a gold-wrought cloth Reading. given at St. Albans, two copes of violet sent to Merleberg, a gold-wrought cloth offered at the altar of St. Edward and a chasuble and an alb given to Henry de Gaunt, warden of the hospital of Bristol; 26s. 6d. for making a cope out of one green gold-wrought cloth, for one wide orphrey therefor and one narrow, and for a cloth with three fringes and waxed cloth for the same cope; 81. 4s. 5d. for two wide orphreys for making two copes of samite... narrow orphreys, 58 flowers, 11 fringes, waxed cloth, and silken cloth for edging the copes; 81. 5d. for... half a red samite for making a striped cope, and one wide one middling, and seven narrow orphreys for a cloth for the same; 301. 6s. 8d. for one red samite to make a striped cloth with (de) orphreys, 12 orphreys for the same, and 18 ells of linen (tele); 461. 5s. 10d. for an embroidered cope given to the church of St. Peter, Westminster, another embroidered cope, 10 ells of linen to make an alb and an amice, and embroidered ornaments (parur') and a stole, maniple (fanone), gloves (manicul') and collar (lambell') given to the abbot of Persour; 281. 9s. 4d. for a tunic and dalmatic given to the minister of Undeslawe, 20 ells of linen, 20 ells of canvas, saffron purple-wrought cloth (purpretura), and embroidery, 9 orphreys and 2 other orphreys for making a banner, and cost of making it; and 12 marks for a cope and a chasuble of samite sent to the king's chapel of Shrewsbury. By E. de Westm' and T. de Wintonia. Liberate to Benedict le Chaucer of London 30s. for shawls of Guldeford bought for the king in Winchester fair in his 32nd 1-(22)

Page  2 2 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1251. Membrane 19-cont. year; to Sweyn (Suano) de Guldeford 41. for a like purchase from him; to Richard Secheser 20s. 10d. for cloth bought of him for the king in his 31st year in the fair of St. Ives; and to Henry Spich of Worcester 24s. 2d. for the like purchase from him by the hand of William de Plessetis. By P. Chacepork. Liberate to Amanevus de Neyregent for Richard de Bristoll, clerk, 91. 18s. 2d. for cloth bought of him for the king in his 32nd year at Winchester fair, and for William Auger 121. 14. for gold-wrought cloth bought for the king in his 33rd year at St. Edmund's fair by the hand of W. de Plessetis. By P. Chacepork. Liberate to Matthew de Subbir' 40s. for cloth bought of him for the king in his 30th year at the fair of Berking by the hand of W. de Plessetis. By E. de Westm'. Liberate to Walter son of Clement 41. 6s. for the like purchase at Spalding fair. By E. de Westm'. Liberate to Bartholomew de Sancto Edmundo 52s. for napkins bought of him at the fair of St. Ives, and 75s. 4d. for napkins bought of him at Boston fair, all for the king in his 33rd year. By E. de Westm'. Liberate to David Vixi 71s. 8d. for cloth bought of him at Winchester fair in the 30th year; 238. 4d. on account of Robert de Coleshull for cloth bought of him the same year in Boston fair; and 328. 6d. on account of Eustace le Rus (Ruffo) for cloth bought of him at Boston fair in the 32nd year by the hand of W. de Plessetis. By E. de Westm'. Allocate to Adam Koc in the arrears of his account as bailiff of Clarendon 161. spent on the king's works there. By K. Liberate to Hugh de Bueles 101. for Michaelmas term in the 35th year of his yearly fee of 101. By R. son of Nicholas. Liberate to John de la Bruere 100s. for the same term of his yearly fee of that sum. By R. son of Nicholas. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to cause Henry de Havill to have 10 marks out of the issues of the county, and cranes for the training (trahuram) of the king's gerfalcons. By R. son of Nicholas. Oct. 29. To Godfrey de Lystun. Contrabreve to thatch and mend where Reading. necessary the king's buildings at Kenyton, which have been unroofed and damaged by the wind. By K.

Page  3 36 HENRY 111. 3 1251. Membrane 19-cont. Nov. 2. Liberate to Master John de Frussinou, king's clerk 20 marks for Woodstock. Michaelmas term in the 35th year of the yearly fee of 20 marks granted to him till the king shall provide more plentifully for him in an ecclesiastical benefice. By K. Allocate to the sheriffs of London 41. 8s. 6d. for delivery of 2 fothers (carratis) of lead to the constable of the Tower of London for repair of the king's buildings there, and 24s. 6d. for carriage of 16 tuns of wine from London to Windlesores in the 35th year. ByK. Allocate to the abbot of Alingen' and other executors of Richard de Wrotham, in their fine of 400 marks for his debts, 1001. delivered in the wardrobe to P. Chacepork, keeper, on the Wednesday before St. Edward, and 50 marks delivered to John de Haneberg and Peter de Leg', the king's bailiffs of Wodestok, for his works there. By K. To the sheriff of Buckingham. Contrabreve to thatch and repair the king's buildings of Bruhull where necessary. By K. To the same. Contrabreve to cause Peter de Abusun the king's kinsman to have 40 marks to pay his debts. By K. To the agistors of the forest of Cette. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks to John de Cormailles and Robert de Edmundestrop out of the pannage of the forest to enlarge the king's park of Freymauntel. By K. To John de Henneberg and Peter de Legh, bailiffs of Wudestok. Contrabreve to paint the queen's chamber at Wudestok green and to border it with red, and to make a picture before the altar in the king's chapel and a smaller one above the altar, a penthouse before the door of Edward's chamber and another by the queen's kitchen, a garden at Evereswell, five locks to the doors, and a deer-leap (saltatorium) in the park; the cost to be allowed by view and testimony of lawful men. By K. Nov. 4. Liberate to Adam de Basing, citizen of London 50 marks etc. Bruern. Cancelled quia aliter inferius (p. 8). To Stephen Bauchan and the king's other farmers of Wodestok and of the members of the manor. Contrabreve to pay 601. out of their farm to John de Hanneberg and Peter de Legh, keepers of the king's works of Wodestok, for the same works. By the abbot of Persor'.

Page  4 4 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1251. Membrane 19-cont. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve sicut alias to pay 5 marks to Gilbert de Hauvill for mewing and training (trahendos) the king's gerfalcons, knowing for certain that the king will take severe measures if they perish by his default. Nov. 7. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to finish and mend all Winchcombe. defects in the king's hall in Oxford castle, and to repair and mend the king's stable and chapel and other things in the castle, and the leaded breastworks (breteschias) and three bridges outside; the cost to be allowed by view and testimony of lawful men. By K. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to acquit the keepers of the king's wines at Suhampton of a tun of prisagewine which they will deliver to the abbot and convent of Beaulieu, who receive it there yearly by the king's charter for celebration of divine service. Mandate to the keepers to deliver it. By K. Nov. 7. Liberate to Peter de Castellion' 6 marks of the king's gift. Winchcombe. By K. Liberate by all means and without delay and without fail to S. de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, 2001. for Michaelmas term in the 35th year of the 4001. which he receives yearly as dower of Eleanor his wife in Ireland for which the king is surety. By. K. Nov. 8. Liberate to William Bluet 100s. for the same term of his yearly Gloucester. fee of 100s. By R. son of Nicholas. Liberate to William Gacelin 1008. in like manner. By R. son of Nicholas. Liberate to Peter Lamberti 471. 13s. 4d. for 20 tuns of wine, to Peter de Burdegala 10. for 6 tuns, to William le Flemeng 141. 6s. 8d. for 9 tuns, to Thomas le Sabater 20s. for 1 tun, to Peter Bernard 40s. for 2 tuns, and to William del Palais 351. 6s. 8d. for 22 tuns, all bought at London in the 35th year by the hand of Ernald Geroudon; to Jordan de la Cassayne 81. 6s. 8d. for 5 tuns of wine bought there by the hand of Ernald, and to Bernard del Bok 151. for 9 tuns, to Raymond Gy 40s. for 2 tuns, to Rater' de Mussac 361. for 22 tuns, and to William Bidau 91. 6s. 8d. for 6 tuns, all bought there in the same year by the hand of Ernald; to Vigeros' Sichard 71. 13s. 4d. for 5 tuns, to Gerard Peletan 61. 10s. for 5 tuns, to Robert Lupiac 411. for 25 tuns, to Ernald Deuracer 141. for 9 tuns, to Gaillard Micus 141. 10s. for 10 tuns, to Gordan Cunte 131. 16s. for 9 tuns, to

Page  5 36 HENRY III. 5 1251. Membrane 19-cont. William le Graunt 161. for 10 tuns, and to Emeric Sicard 201. for 12 tuns; and to William Goseberd 20s. for 1 tun bought of him there in the same year by the hand of Ernald. By the steward. Liberate to Reynold de Drumare 100s. for Michaelmas term in the 35th year of his yearly fee of 101. By R. son of Nicholas. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to salt both the wild pigs and the wild sows which Henry de Candovr' the king's huntsman will deliver, to put their heads in brine (succiduum), and to send them without delay to the king at Gloucester. By the steward. Liberate to Master Walter, archdeacon of Surrey, departing on the king's errand to the court of Rome, 201. of the king's gift. I By K. MEMBRANE 18. Liberate to Peter de Aneseye 71. 10s. for Easter term in the 35th year, and the like for Michaelmas term following, of his yearly fee of 151. By K. Liberate to P. Chacepork, keeper of the wardrobe, and E. de Westm' 200 marks for purchases for Margaret the king's eldest daughter. By K. Liberate to the king's brother Guy de Lezinan 50 marks of the king's gift. By K. Liberate to Emeric de Sacy (cancelled quia aliter inferius). Liberate without delay to Emeric de Sacy 101. for Michaelmas term in the 35th year of his yearly fee of 201. By R. son of Nicholas. To Hugh Gargete. Contrabreve to pay 201. for the works of Gloucester castle to the keepers thereof. By K. To the sheriff of Hereford. Contrabreve for a like payment of 151. By K. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to cause John le Poer to have three halfpence a day for his maintenance during his imprisonment in the king's tower at Gloucester, and a robe worth 208. at Christmas, of the king's gift. By R. son of Nicholas.

Page  6 6 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1251. Membrane 18-cont. *To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to find immediate transport to York for what is requisite as P. Chacepork, keeper of the wardrobe, will tell, so that the king's business may not be hindered by their default. By the steward. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to permit Philip and Richard de Candevere the king's huntsmen to take 200 pigs and wild sows in the forest of Dene and to salt them and pickle their heads and carry them to Notingham. By K. Liberate as soon as may conveniently be to Alice de Blesis the king's kinswoman, formerly abbess of Fontevraud, 251. for Michaelmas term in the 33rd year of the 251. granted to her for maintenance during her life. Cancelled. By K. Nov. 13. Liberate without delay to Bertram de Crioil, constable of Dover, Tewkesbury. 320 marks for Michaelmas term in the 35th year of 640 marks granted to him yearly for keeping the castle. By K. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to have the tower of Gloucester castle fitted with planks and joists, to mend the leadwork so that it shall be in good condition, to mend and heighten the four turrets, to crenellate the wall of the chapel and cope it with lead (plumbari), to rough-cast the great tower with free mortar (libero mortario), and to make a chamber for the chaplains and a glass window at the end of the king's chamber; the cost to be allowed by view and testimony of lawful men. By K. Liberate to Bernard de Villa Honoris, king's yeoman, 10 marks of the king's gift. By K. Nov. 16. Allocate to William son of Nicholas of Bristol, in his fine of Worcester. 50 marks for trespass, 25 marks delivered by him to the keepers of the king's works at Bristol about Martinmas in the 36th year. By K. To A. La Zusche, justice of Chester. Contrabreve to carry the 10001. of the old money which the abbot of St. Wereburg's at Chester will deliver to him from the treasure of Ireland to Westminster without delay for delivery to the treasurer and chamberlains of the Exchequer there. By K. Nov. 19. Liberate to the king's six chaplains at Westminster 61. of the Feckenham. king's gift. By K. Liberate to P. Chacepork, keeper of the wardrobe, 375 marks for the expenses of the household. By K. * Marginal heading: De cariagio warderobe.

Page  7 36 HENRY III. 7 1251. Membrane 18-cont. To the keeper of the manor of Feckenham. Contrabreve to repair the causeway of the king's stew and the king's bays and mills where necessary, the cost to be allowed by view and testimony of lawful men. By K. To the same. Contrabreve to wainscot the king's chapel of Feckeham, to double its present length, to mend the windows, to plaster the king's and queen's chambers, to mend the great staircase between the hall and the king's chamber, to glaze the small windows of the hall, to make a new kitchen, good and large, and a wardrobe, good and large, with a privy chamber thereto, and a privy chamber in the chamber of the king's chamber (sic) on the north side towards the garden, and to thatch the king's buildings where necessary; the cost to be allowed by the view and testimony of lawful men. By K. Nov. 22. Liberate without delay to William de Chabbeneys the king's Lichfield. kinsman 50 marks of the king's gift. By K. To the sheriff of Stafford. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks to the abbess of Poleswurth of the king's gift. By K. Nov. 22. Liberate to William de Chabbeneis the king's kinsman 40 Burton. marks of the king's gift without delay at the Easter Exchequer. By K. 1252. Feb. 24. To J. son of Geoffrey, justice of Ireland, and the treasurers Westminster. (sic) of Ireland. Liberate to the abbess and nuns of Fontevraud, or to their known messenger bearing these letters, 2951. of new money, being the arrears during the past four years of the 801. 50s. (sic) which they receive yearly at the Exchequer of the fixed alms of the king and his predecessors, kings of England, the king not wishing that their messenger should return to him in England empty-handed. By J. Maunsell. The like on behalf of Alice de Blesis, late abbess of Fontevraud, for 751. due during the past three years on her annuity (see 14th entry above). By J. Mansell. Both the abbess and Alice are thus fully paid down to Michaelmas 36 Edward III, so that nothing is left owing to them till that term. To the sheriff of Stafford. Contrabreve to provide 10 marks to be spent on making the bridge of Wicchenore by his view and by the hands of good and lawful men. By R. son of Nicholas.

Page  8 8 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1251. Membrane 18-cont. Nov. 23. To the same. Contrabreve to heighten and repair the pond of Tutbury. the king's stew of Stafford as necessary, the cost to be allowed by the view and testimony of lawful men. By K. Nov. 26. To the sheriff of Cumberland. Contrabreve to receive the Darley. 200 hinds which G. de Langele, justice of the forest, will deliver, and to have them well salted and carried to York so as to be in the king's larder on the Thursday before Christmas at latest. By the steward. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to receive the 15 does which John de Venuz, keeper of the forest of Axiholt, will deliver, and to have them well salted and carried to Windesores for delivery to the keeper of the king's children dwelling there, to the use of the said children against Christmas. By R. son of Nicholas. Nov. 28. To the constable of Devizes (Divisis). Contrabreve to repair Nottingham. the buildings and bridges in the king's castle of Divises as necessary, and to make a new turret there, the cost to be allowed by the view and testimony of lawful men. By R. son of Nicholas. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to receive 150 hinds and 100 wild boars and sows to be delivered by the steward of the forest of Pykering, 50 roes to be delivered by the steward of the forest of Galtriss, and 50 hinds and 50 roes to be delivered by the steward of the forest of Langwath; and to carry them to York against Christmas for delivery to Stephen Bauzan and others, whom the king has sent to make his purveyance there; and to have the whole ready there as he loves himself on the third day before Christmas. By the steward. Nov. 29. Allocate to the executors of William Hardel, in his debts to Nottingham. the king, 20 marks in lieu of a like sum due to him from William Chaeny, whom the king has pardoned therefor. By K. Liberate to Adam de Basing, citizen of London, 50 marks in lieu of a like sum paid by him to Richard le Rus (Ruffo), clerk for king's serjeants-at-arms; 128. 6d. for repair of an embroidered cope, a cloth, and one-eighth of a silken * cloth, which fell into the water at Stratford bridge, and 5s. 2d. for fringes, orphreys, and waxed cloth for the same; 3s. for Roger le Seur for repairs of a cope; 41. for a chasuble made of one gold-wrought cloth and given to the abbot of Persor'; 67s. 10d. for one red samite for a chasuble given to the parish church of * Waxed under Nov. 4 (p. 3).

Page  9 36 HENRY III. 9 1251. Membrane 18-cont. Windes' * for orphreys, broad and narrow fringes, and waxed cloth, and for ornamenting the same; 50s. for a chasuble made of a gold-wrought baudekin, and an orphrey for the same, given to the monks of Shireburne t; [46s. 8d. for broad orphreys for two copes made of two baudekins given to the king by B. archbishop of Canterbury; 33s. 14d. (sic) for one saffron samite for a cope made for the king's chapel; 42s. 10d. for orphreys, fringes, and silken and waxed cloth for the same cope, and for the ornamentation thereof;] and 61. 19s. for violet (violato) samite for a tunic and dalmatic, for orphreys, fringes, and silk and waxed cloth, and for making the same (pl.). By E. de Westm' and T. de Wintonia. Nov. 29. To the sheriff of Notingham. Contrabreve for works at NotingNottingham. ham castle. Cancelled quia aliter inferius (p. 11, first entry). To the same. Contrabreve to pay 100 marks for the king's works at Freymantel to Henry de Ferlegh, sheriff of Suhampton, and other keepers of those works. By K. To the same. Contrabreve to carry 27 bucks, which he has in his keeping by delivery of Baldwin de Paunton, to York without delay for delivery by tally to the keeper of the king's larder there. By R. son of Nicholas. Dec. 1. Allocate to Robert le Vavasur, sheriff of Notingham, in the Nottingham. issues of that county, 101. delivered in the wardrobe at Notingham to P. Chacepork, keeper, to buy gold. By K. To the sheriff of Norhampton. Contrabreve to carry all the game which he has received to the king's use from the forest of Rokingham and elsewhere to York without delay for delivery by tally to the keepers of the king's larder there against Christmas. By the steward. To the same. Contrabreve to receive 10 tuns of wine which the keepers of the king's wines at Norhampton will deliver and carry them night and day without delay to the king at Notingham. By the steward. To the sheriff of Notingham. Contrabreve to make glass windows in the queen's chamber in the castle of Notingham, and a round glass window before the door of the king's chamber, at a cost of not more than 20s. By K. * Windish' under Nov. 4. t Sireburn under Nov. 4, where the following passage in brackets is omitted.

Page  10 10 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1251. Membrane 18 -cont. To the sheriff of Worcester. Contrabreve to pay 40s. to Walter le Chamberlanc in recompense for his horses lost on the king's service in the forest of Feckeham. By K. To A. La Zuche, justice of Chester. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks to Ithinavet * son of Ithinavet * of the king's gift for his maintenance. By K. To the bailiffs of York. Contrabreve to cause Roger the king's almoner to have 500 ells of cloth worth not more than 7d. or 8d. the ell, and 165 pairs of shoes, part at 4id. the pair, part at 5d. and part at 5jd., against Christmas for distribution among the poor, so that Roger may have them ready at York on the Thursday before Christmas. By K. MEMBRANE 17. Dec. 11. Allocate to Robert le Vavasur, sheriff of Notingham and Dereby, Nottingham. in the issues of those counties, 5 marks delivered of the king's gift to Robert de Frethorn to maintain himself in the king's service. By R. son of Nicholas. Allocate to John son of Hugh, escheator of Ketstevene, in the issues of his bailiwick, 20 marks delivered in the wardrobe at Notingham to P. Chacepork, keeper, on the Monday after St. Nicholas. By K. Dec. 12. Allocate to the last-named sheriff, in the issues of the eyre of Nottingham. G. de Langele and his fellows, justices of the forest last itinerant in the county of Nottingham, 401. delivered at Windlesores for the king's works there to Master Simon the carpenter and other keepers of those works on the feast of St. Nicholas in the 36th year. By K. To the bailiffs of Scardeburg. Contrabreve to buy 5 lasts of good herring, 1000 greenfish, 10,000 haddocks and 500 congers in their bailiwick, and to send them to York against Christmas. By the steward. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to pay to Simon de Newerk as soon as possible 101. 8d. due for cloth bought of him at Boston fair in the 32nd year. By K. To the sheriff of Cumberland. Contrabreve to pay 501. to G. de Langele, justice of the forest, out of the issues of the forest eyre in the county, to be reckoned in the 200 marks granted to him yearly to maintain himself in his said office. By K. * Edynavet in margin.

Page  11 36 HENRY III. 11 1251. Membrane 17-cont. To the sheriff of Notingham. Contrabreve to enclose the middle bailey of the king's castle of Notingham with a good crenellated wall in a circle round about (ad rotunditatem in circuitu), as it is now enclosed with a palisade; *[and to make a good stone gate thereto where the gate now is, two twin towers on one side and the other of the gate, a chamber above it with a leaden roof and a fireplace, and two round turrets with loopholes (arblasteriis) at the angles of the bailey, open towards the castle;] the cost to be allowed by view. By K. To the same. Contrabreve to block up the sash-windows (fenestras culiciatas) on the south side of the great hall of the castle of Notingham, and cover them on the outside with lead; to make a great lantern (fumerium) at the top of the hall and cover it with lead; to make a wooden desk with free plaster (de franco plastro) in the hall; to paint a picture of the story of St. William in front of the altar in the king's chapel, and another of the story of St. Edward above the altar; to make wooden windows bound with iron in the passage to shut it upon all sides; to wainscot the wardrobe in the queen's chamber; to paint a picture in front of the altar of St. Katherine and another above it, with her story, and a picture of the dread judgment on the gable of the chapel; to plaster the said chamber, wardrobe, and chapel, and smooth them over with a line (linealiter pertractari); to make good sash-windows on the steps of the king's chamber in front. of the doorway, and a new and suitable doorway, to Wainscot the chamber and make wooden stalls and chairs therein round about; to make a spike (esporum) in front of the doorway, and iron candlesticks fixed in the wall; to roof the buildings outside (ultra) the great gate with lead; and to buy for the king's chapel a silver chalice, a missal, an antiphonary, a breviary, a gradual, a troper, a psalter, a hymnary, all manner of bodily vestments, towels, a lamp, vials, a censer, and a cross to place above the altar; the cost to be allowed by view and testimony of lawful men. By K. Dec. 13. Allocate to William de Boilly and Adam de Algarthorp, agistors Warsop. of the king's hays of Lindeby and Willeye, in the issues of the pannage thereof, 61. delivered in the wardrobe at Warsop to P. Chacepork, keeper, on the Friday after St. Lucy. By. K. Allocate to the agistors of the forest of Shirewode, in the issues of the pannage thereof and of the hays and park of Clipstone, 371. delivered as above on the morrow of St. Lucy by the hands of Alan son of Robert and Alan Scuppham, being 161. of the issues of pannage for the 35th year and 211. for the 36th year. By K. * The portion in brackets is omitted in the cancelled entry of Nov. 29,

Page  12 12 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1251. Membrane 17-cont. To the sheriff of Notingham. Contrabreve to make a wardrobe for the queen at Clipston, a privy chamber in the queen's great chamber, and another at the end of the hall, to buy a chalice, vestments, books, and other necessary ornaments for the new chapel, to make a high bench and other benches in the new hall, to remove the small fireplace in the great hall, and to make a fireplace with (per) one hood (mantellum) in the king's wardrobe and another in the queen's wardrobe with one and the same flue; the cost to be credited by the view and testimony of lawful men. Dec. 18. Liberate to the abbot of Pontigny, or to his known messenger Hodsock. bearing the king's letters patent granted to the abbot of Re (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1232-1247, p. 485), 301. at the Easter Exchequer in the 36th year, and 301. at the Michaelmas Exchequer following, out of the issues of cos. York and Lancaster, in lieu of the above grant, which the abbot of Re transferred to the abbot of Pontigny by his letters patent at the tomb of St. Edmund; the said letters patent of the king and those of the abbot of Re to be received from the abbot of Pontigny on payment of the money. By K. To the sheriff of Notingham. Contrabreve to pay half a mark to the friars minors of Notingham for carriage to Notingham of 20 cartloads of fallen tree-trunks and dead wood which the king gave them for fuel. By K. To the sheriff of Cumberland. Contrabreve to buy 30 quarters of wheat, 20 quarters of barley, and 30 quarters of oats in his bailiwick and deliver them to the friars preachers of Carlisle of the king's gift for their maintenance. By J. prior of Newburgh (corrected from Neubo). Dec. 29. Allocate to William de Salekoc, sheriff of Cumberland, in the York. issues of the amercements of the forest eyre of G. de Langele and his fellows, justices last itinerant in the county, 601. delivered ~in the wardrobe at York to P. Chacepork, keeper, at the feast of St. Thomas the martyr. By K. and T. de Wintonia. Allocate to Thomas de Stanford, escheator, in the issues of his bailiwick, 50 marks delivered to Erna[ld] Cotin at Christmas in the 36th year on his fee of 201. for Hilary term in the 36th and 37th years, payment whereof in hand was granted. Allocate to Master Godfrey de Ludham, precentor of York, 10 marks which he should have paid at the Michaelmas Exchequer of the 40 marks wherein he was amerced for a forest trespass before the justices of the forest last itinerant in co. Nottingham, which 10 marks he paid by the king's order to Ernald Cotin at

Page  13 36 HENRY 11. 1251. Membrane 17-cont. Christmas in the 36th year of his yearly fee for Hilary term in that year. Dec. 30. Allocate to Robert de Lathum, sheriff of Lancaster, in the issues York. of the eyre of G. de Langele and his fellows (as above) in co. Lancaster, 100 marks delivered in the wardrobe at York to P. Chacepork, keeper, on the Sunday before the Circumcision. By K. and P. Chacepork. To the sheriff of Northumberland. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks to Stephen Bauchan of the king's gift [because he went with the king's daughter in Scotland].* By K. To the keeper of the king's manor of Havering. Contrabreve to take 12d. daily out of the issues of his bailiwick for his maintenance while in that office. By the abbot of Persor. 1252. Jan. 1. To the sheriff of Cumberland. Contrabreve. to pay 50 marks Thorp. of the first moneys he can obtain in the county from the eyre or otherwise to Walter de Burges in lieu of a like sum granted to him out of the fine made by Isabel de Muscampis, one of the heirs of Robert de Muscampis, for her marriage. By K. Cancelled quia postea alias mandatum fuit vicecomiti Devonie. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to carry 2 tuns of wine to Pontefract, 2 to Denecastre (sic), 2 to Tikehull, and 20 to Bautre for delivery to the sheriff of Nottingham and 12 to Torkeseye for delivery to the sheriff of Lincoln, to be carried further as the king has ordered, out of 38 tuns to be delivered at York to Robert de Dacre, king's clerk. Mandate to Robert de Dacre. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to carry the said 20 tuns to be delivered at Bautre to Notingham for the king's use to be placed in the cellar of his castle there. By the steward. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to carry 10 tuns to Lincoln and 2 to Neuwerk, to be kept there for the king's use, out of the 12 tuns to be delivered at Torkeseye. By the steward.. MEMBRANE 16. Jan. 2. Liberate to Laurence de Brock, king's serjeant, 101. for Thorp. Christmas term in the 36th year out of the 201. granted to him yearly to maintain himself so long as he is in the king's service. * Interlined.

Page  14 14 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 16 -cont. Liberate to Ernald Frere 431. 13s. 4d. for 25 tuns of purchased wine and 2 tuns of prisage-wine bought of him at London on the morrow of St. Simon and St. Jude in the 36th year. By the steward. Jan. 5. Liberate to Pelerinus de Luk, merchant, 2001. for gold-wrought Thorp. cloths (de aresta) and other silk cloths bought of him by the hands of John de Sumercote and Roger the tailor. By P. Chacepork. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to pay 151. of the king's gift to John Gubaud to maintain himself in the king's service. To the sheriff of Northumberland. Contrabreve to pay 101. of the king's gift to the prioress and nuns of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Jan. 5. Allocate to the bailiffs of York, in the issues of the farm of the York. town, 171. 14s. 2d. spent in purchase of 500 ells of cloth at York for the king's alms; 75s. 7d. in purchase of 180 pairs of shoes for distribution [among] the poor; and 661. in purchase of 3,000 of wax; all against last Christmas. By brother Roger. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to carry 2 tuns of wine, to be delivered at York by Robert de Dacre, keeper of the king's wines, to Wirkesop to be kept there for the king. By the steward. To the sheriff of Lancaster. Contrabreve to deliver the 1001., which the king ordered to be levied to the use of his serjeantsat-arms from the issues of G. de Langele and his fellows, justices of the forest last itinerant in the county, to Richard le Rus (Ruffo), king's clerk, to distribute among the said serjeants by view of John Maunsel, provost of Beverley, in partial recompense of their wages. By K. Jan. 6. Liberate without delay to brother Thomas de Sancto Antonio York. 101. of the king's gift. By K. Liberate to Bartholine de Winchelse 311. 9s. for 17 tuns of wine, to Arnold de Camaide 71. 8s. for 4 tuns, to William Gaillard 191. 5s. for 11 tuns, to Bartholomew de Dune 571. 15s. for 33 tuns, to John de Bayne 281. for 16 tuns, to William Frenket 351. for 20 tuns, to William de Cambermer 106s. 8d. for 4 tuns of French wine, to Jaket de Rothomago 53s. 4d. for 2 tuns of the like, to Ellis de Bello Monte 201. for 15 tuns of the like, to Ralph de Trouvill 91. 68. 8d. for 7 tuns of the like, to Hugh de Alvertun 105s. for 3 tuns, all bought at York by the hand of Robert de Dacre against Christmas last. By the steward.

Page  15 36 HENRY 1II. 15 1252. Membrane 16-cont. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to pay 100 marks to Roger de Turkelby, 40 marks to Gilbert de Preston, and 30 marks to Adam de Hilton out of the issues of the eyre in the county, to maintain themselves in their office of the king's justices. ByK. Allocate to Robert de Crepping, sheriff of York, in the farm of the county, 111. 4s. spent in purchase of 119 pigs, and 91. 17s. 8d. spent in purchase of 1992 fowls, both against Christmas, and 110s. 4d. spent in carriage of the king's wines, and in loading and unloading them (cariandis et discariandis, rectius carcandis et discarcandis). By the steward. Allocate to Robert de Lathum, sheriff of Lancaster, in the farm of the county, 101. 17s. 6d. spent in purchase of 102 pigs, and 42s. in purchase of 424 fowls, and in carriage of the whole to York against Christmas. By the steward. Allocate to William Heirun, sheriff of Northumberland, in the farm of the county, 101. 15s. spent in purchase of 100 pigs in his bailiwick and in carriage thereof to York against Christmas. By the steward. Allocate to Robert de Crepping, sheriff of York, in the issues of the eyre in the county, 1001. delivered in the wardrobe at York to P. Chacepork, keeper, on Christmas Eve. By K. and P. Chacepork. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to pay 40s. to the friars preachers of York of the king's gift for carriage of 10 oaks from the forest of Gautriz to York. To the sheriff of Lancaster. Contrabreve to spend 500 marks out of the issues of the forest eyre in the county by view and testimony of lawful men on works at Lancaster castle, including a gate in the front, the rebuilding of the wall, and such other repairs as are necessary. By K. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to find transport across the sea without delay for the master of the Templars in England. and Henry de Wengham, king's clerk, whom the king is sending thither on his business. By K. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to spend up to 300 marks out of the eyre and other sources on the works at York castle by view and testimony of lawful men. By K.

Page  16 16 CALENDAR OF tB1ERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 16-cont. To the same. Contrabreve to cause the prior of St. Andrew's, York, to have a cup worth 4J marks, the prioress and nuns of St. Clement's the like, the prior of St. Robert's of Knareburg a cup worth 5 marks, and the prioresses and nuns of Hanepol, Wallendwell, Kyrkeleys, Ardinton, Estket, Sinitweyt, Moneketon, Appelton, Thikheved, Wilberfos, Suyne, Fuckeholm, Basedale, Erden, Rossedale, Molseby, Eberton, Keldholm, Marrek, and Watton, each a cup worth 4 marks, to reserve (reponendum) the body of Christ over their altars; all out of the issues of the eyre in the county. By K. Jan. 8. To the same. Contrabreve to spend 200 marks by view and Pontefract. testimony of lawful men out of the issues of the eyre and other sources on the works at York castle and the money formerly sent to him. By K. Jan. 8. To the same. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks each to the prioresses Sherburn. of Appelton, Kirkeleys, Molseby, Yedi[ng]ham St. Clement's at York and Erden, 40s. each to those of Erdinton St. Stephenes, B[ase]dale, Brunum, Keldholm, Escholt, and Wilberfoss, 2 marks each to those of Handale, Thickeheved, and Killing', and 3 marks to the prioress of Wycham, of the king's gift for their maintenance, by view and testimony of Master S. dean of York and Master Godfrey de Tudham, precentor, out of the 30 marks which the said precentor will deliver of the 40 marks in which he was amerced for a forest trespass in the last forest eyre in co. Nottingham, and out of 30 marks which the sheriff is to levy of the issues of the eyre in a co. York. By K. Jan. 10. To Alan la Zuche, justice of Chester. Contrabreve to make two Doncaster. chambers [with] two upper stories (estagiis) and two fireplaces in each chamber above (ultra) the turrets of the southern gate of the bailey of the king's castle of Gannoc. By K. Jan. 12. To the constable of Tykehill. Contrabreve to raise and plaster Olipstone. the chamber at the end of the king's chamber at Odesak and to repair the fireplace so that the [queen] may be fitly housed (hospitari) therein, the cost to be credited by view. By K. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to fell the 80 oaks which the king has already ordered to be taken in the forest of Dene for the works of Gloucester castle, and carry them to the Severn. By K. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to take the said oaks at the Severn and carry them to Gloucester for the works at the castle. By K.

Page  17 36 HENRY III. 17 1252. Membrane 16-cont. Jan. 13. Allocate to Robert le Vavassur, sheriff of Nottingham, in the Nottingham. issues of the eyre of G. de Langele and his fellows, justices last itinerant in the county, 501. delivered at Notingham on the Friday after St. Luke in the 35th year for the king's works at Wodestok to John de Haneberg and Peter de Lega, keepers thereof. By K. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to pay 301. to Ralph de Gorges as an imprest granted to him in hand on his yearly fee of 201. By K. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to block up the sash-windows (fenestras culicias) of the great hall of the castle of Notingham and cover them with lead, to paint on the front of the white chapel of the castle an image of St. Edward on the one side and of St. John the Evangelist on the other, and in the middle an image of the Blessed Virgin and Child, to paint two borders (listari duobus listis) to the chapel, to plaster the king's wardrobe and its privy chamber, and paint borders to them, and to bind the new windows in the gable of the hall towards the garden with iron; the cost to be credited by view and testimony of lawful men. By K. Jan. 15. Allocate to Robert le Vavasur, sheriff of Nottingham, in the Nottingham. issues of the county, 14s. spent in carriage of 89 wild boars and sows from Notingham to York against Christmas last; 2s. 4d. spent in salting 27 does (?) taken in the forest of Shirewod by Baldwin de Panton and delivered to him therefor; 11s. 8d. spent in carriage of a tun of wine from Denecastr' (sic) to Hoddeshak, two tuns to Clipston, and 5 tuns to Notingham; and 2 marks delivered in the wardrobe at Notingham to P. Chacepork, keeper, on the Sunday after St. Hilary in the 36th year. By the steward. Allocate to John de Lessinton, in the amount due at the next Michaelmas (corrected from Easter) Exchequer on his fine of 20 marks yearly, 10 marks paid to the prior and canons of Newstead, co. Nottingham, of the king's gift. By K. Liberate to Guy de Lezinan the king's brother two sums of 1001. each on the first Sunday in Lent (Carnisprivio), in lieu of 2001. in which the king'is bound to Guy by his letters patent (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 84); the letters to be received on the last payment from the said Guy, in whose hands they now are, or his attorney. By K. Allocate to Reynold de Anest and his fellows, agistors of the king's hay of Beswude, in the issues of the pannage thereof, 2-(22)

Page  18 18 CALENDAR Oft LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 16-cont. 101. delivered in the wardrobe at Notingham to P. Chacepork, keeper, on the Sunday after St. Hilary, in the 36th year. Mandate to G. de Langele, justice of the forest, to acquit them. By T. de Wintonia. MEMBRANE 15. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to carry to Norhampton the game which is at Torkesey. By the steward. To the sheriff of Norfolk. Contrabreve to buy a tun of wine and deliver it to Bertha de Wauncy of the king's gift. By R. Waler[and]. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to cause the prior of Fellege to have a cup worth 5 marks of the king's gift to reserve (imponendum) the body of Christ. By K. To the same. Contrabreve to paint the story of Alexander all about the queen's chamber at Notingham, the cost to be credited by view. To the same. Contrabreve to remove the ridge-pole (culmen) of the queen's chamber in the castle of Bollesoure and the joists and planks which are decayed and rebuild it, to roof a tower in the outer bailey with lead and another in the inner bailey, and to repair the battlements and upper floors (stagias), the breach in the wall, and the buildings where necessary; the cost to be credited by view. By K. To the same. Contrabreve to remake all the wooden windows in the great hall and great chamber at Notingham and bind them with iron, and to make a great glass window (veri[na]m) outside the door of the said chamber with the story of St. Martin holding out his cloak to the poor man; the cost to be credited by view. By K. To the same. Contrabreve to make a passage at Clipston from the exit of the king's chamber to the gable of the hall, and another to the new chapel, and another chamber on the other side of the hall with a privy chamber and other things needful; to plaster the king's chamber, to block the window between the fireplaces, and to bar the other windows there with iron; to make plain glass windows (verreras albas) in the queen's chapel, and wainscot it and make borders thereto (listari), and the new chapel likewise; to new build a great gate with a chamber above and a privy chamber; to remove the wall at the foot of the king's bed, and to make a privy chamber roofed with shingles for the king;

Page  19 36 HENRY 111. 19 1252. Membrane 15 —cont. and to glaze all the windows in the privy chambers of the king and queen; the cost to be credited by view. By K. Jan. 18. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to pay a mark King's Cliff. to the friars preachers of Stanford, and another to the friars minors there, both of the king's gift without delay, to carry eight tree-trunks for their fuel from the forest of Clyve. By K. To the same. Contrabreve to wainscot the king's chapel of Clyve above the altar to beyond the steps in front of it, to make a permanent (dormientem) table in the great hall and a wardrobe for the queen with a privy chamber, and to roof the passage (tresenciam) well between the king's chamber and its privy chamber; the cost to be credited by view. By K. Jan. 19. To the sheriff of Worcester. Contrabreve to buy 12 fothers Geddington. (carratas) of lead in his bailiwick and carry them to Gloucester for the works of the king's castle there to be delivered to the keepers of those works. By K. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to make 60,000 shingles in the forest of Dene and carry them to the Severn for delivery to the sheriff of Gloucester, to carry whither the king has enjoined; the cost to be credited by view. By K. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to receive those shingles from the constable and carry them to the king's castle of Gloucester for the king's works there, the cost to be credited by view. By K. Jan. 22. Liberate without delay to Ernald Cotyn 201. for Hilary term in Geddington. the 38th year, granted to him in hand on his yearly fee of 201. Liberate without delay to Ernald, priest of Sault, messenger of the commonalty of Sault (Salto), 45 marks to the use of the said commonalty for damages sustained in the siege of the castle of Sault during the war in Gascony between the king and Gaston de Biarn'. By K. Liberate without delay to Ernald, chaplain of Saut, messenger of the commonalty of Sault, 101. of the king's gift in recompense of his service and toil. By K. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to repair the buildings of the king's manor of Brigestok where necessary, the cost to be credited by view.

Page  20 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 15-cont. To the same. Contrabreve to carry the king's engines which are at Geytinton to Norhampton to be placed in the king's castle there. By K. To the sheriff of Leicester. Contrabreve to rebuild the buildings of the king's castle of Sauveye which are pulled down, and to repair the castle where necessary, the cost to be credited by view. By K. To William de Horsenden, bailiff of the Peak. Contrabreve to buy 10 fothers of lead in his bailiwick and carry them to Geytinton for delivery to the sheriff of Norhampton for the king's works at Geytinton and Brigstok. By K. Jan. 25. Liberate without delay to Eustace de Bailloll 101. for Easter Northampton. term in the 35th year and 101. for Michaelmas term following of his yearly fee of 201. By K. Jan. 27. Allocate to Hugh de Goldingham 39s. 9d. paid in the wardrobe Silverstone. out of the pannage of the park of Hanle. By K. Cancelled quia in rotulo Clausarum (Close Rolls, 1251-1253, p. 43). To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to pay 10s. to the friars preachers of Norhampton for carriage to their house of 4 tree-trunks which the king gave them in the forest of Salcey. By K. The like for the friars minors of Norhampton. By K. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to send 10 wild boars and sows to the king at Wodestok out of those taken for the king in the forest of Dene, with the heads of all those taken. By the steward. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to pay 40 marks of the king's gift to Reynold de Salines out of the eyre of the justices at York. By K. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to carry to Wodestok all the game which he has in his keeping at Norhampton. By the steward. To the same. Contrabreve to carry to Wodestok the groom accidentally wounded in the king's park of Hanle. By R. Wa[lerand]. To William de Horsenden, bailiff of the Peak. Contrabreve to buy 5 fothers of lead in his bailiwick and carry them to

Page  21 36 HENRY III. 21 1252. Membrane 15-cont. Norhampton for delivery to Robert Basset, sheriff of Northampton, for the works of the king's castle there. By K. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to make windows of plain glass for the windows next the entrance of the queen's chamber on the north side of the great hall in the king's castle of Norhampton, and to paint the story of Lazarus and Dives thereon; to make a chair for the king in the middle of the bench in the hall; to pull down the roof-tree of the chapel in the tower of the castle, refit it with joists and planks, roof it with lead, and raise and crenellate the wall round the chapel; to put copings on the battlements of the tower, and to floor the passages (aleas) around it; and to buy a missal worth 2 marks for the king's chapel there; the cost to be credited by view. By K. To the same. Contrabreve to wainscot the queen's chapel at Geytinton, to make a leaden coping thereto, and to buy an image of St. Mary and another of St. John the Evangelist to place on each side of the crucifix there; to wainscot the queen's (sic) chapel, paint it green, and spangle (scintillari) it with gold; to raise the wall and fireplace of the king's wardrobe; to make a chair in the middle of the great bench in the great hall; to make a new wardrobe for the queen with a fireplace and a privy chamber, and a penthouse leading thereto from the queen's chamber; in the queen's chamber, to block the gable window and make a new one above (ultra) the penthouse, and to make a doorway to lead to the said wardrobe and block the one leading from the privy chamber; to make a doorway outside the queen's chamber to lead to the privy chamber; to make three windows in the new wardrobe; to plaster (plastrari) and wainscot the king's wardrobe; to wainscot the king's chamber and paint it green and spangle it with gold; to paint and spangle the king's chapel likewise; to make a screen (clausum) between the chancel and body of the king's chapel with a door in the middle and two seats on either side of the door; to make a penthouse from the chapel to the cloister, leading to the king's hall; to new build a gate in the entry to the hall, and make a chamber above; to new build a kitchen by the other kitchen; to make forms in the king's and queen's chambers and chapels, and a cupboard (scrinium) in the king's chamber and one in the queen's; to roof the king's mews with shingle, and repair his buildings where necessary; and to find a chaplain celebrating daily in the queen's chapel; the cost to be credited by view. By K. Jan. 30. To the bailiff of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to fell 10 oaks in the Woodstock. forest of Dene, to carry them to the water, and deliver them to the keepers of the king's works of Gloucester castle, By K,

Page  22 22 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. MEMBRANE 14. Jan. 30. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to buy a tun of wine in Woodstock. the king's town and give it to the wife of William de Chaenny of the king's gift. By R. Walerand. To the sheriff of Salop and Stafford. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks of the king's gift to Mereduch son of Richard. By P. de... (above the line). By. N.... (on and below the line). Feb. 1. To the bailiffs of Norhampton. Contrabreve to give a gilt Woodstock. cup worth 6 marks to the prior and convent of Asseb' of the king's gift to reserve the Eucharist. By K. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to give a tun of wine to Matthew Bezille of the king's gift. By R. W[alerand]. Jan. 6. Payments made in the wardrobe at York to knights of York. Gascony:To Aldebert the provost, 201. for this term (presenti) of the yearly fee granted to him by the king during good service. To William de Monte Revelli, 251. arrears of his yearly fee. To the same, 251. of the king's gift. To Segur de Castro Novo for the loss of his lands and horses in the war in Gascony, 501. To Ridel de Brigerak on his return homewards for keeping certain castles, 661. 13s. 4d. of the king's gift, as is believed in the wardrobe. To Oliver de Chalays, 201. arrears of his fee. To Agnes de Chaleys (sic), 201. arrears of her yearly fee of 101. To Peter de Chastellun, Oliver's brother, 101. arrears of his fee, if it be due. Like payments at Nottingham on the Monday after St. Hilary:To William Ernald de Kadilak, 101. arrears of his yearly fee. To the disinherited (pl.) of Frunzak, 1001. of the king's gift in recompense for their lands in Gascony lost in the king's service. To the bailiffs of Selveston. Contrabreve to pay 4s. lid. for brushwood taken to the king's use at Selveston when he was last there, to the persons against whom six tallies are made, which are sent by the bearer hereof. By the steward. To the men of the king's manor of Feckenham. Contrabreve to pay 201. without delay to the keepers of the king's works there out of 401. arrears of the farm of the manor, and to send the

Page  23 36 HENRY III. 23 1252. Membrane 14-cont. other 201. with speed to Wodestok for delivery to the keepers of the king's works there, for the works at both places. By K. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to cause six heron-falcons of the king and four of Edward his son, which are in the keeping of Ralph de Erleham, to be mewed at Geytinton, and to find necessaries for three greyhounds of the king and two of the said Edward at ~d. each daily, and ld. daily for livery of a groom keeping them all. By K. To the sheriff of Stafford. Contrabreve to carry Adam de Bosco, detained in the king's prison of Bruges for robbery, to London under safe conduct for delivery to the keeper of the king's gaol of Neugate, who is commanded to receive him. Mandate to the keeper accordingly. By K. & C. To the sheriff of Worcester. Contrabreve to carry William de la Neweland, detained in the prison of Worcester castle for the death of Margery la Butillere, and Robert Sorel, detained in the prison of the town of Worcester, whom the bailiffs will deliver, both being appealed of the same death, under safe keeping in separate carts to London for delivery to the keeper of the king's gaol of Neugate, who is commanded to receive them and keep them safely till further orders. Mandates to the bailiffs of Worcester to deliver the prisoners, and to the keeper of.Neugate to receive them. By K. & C. To John de Scrutevill, keeper of the king's manor of Melleburn. Contrabreve to spend up to 20 marks in making a new water-mill and a fishery in the water of Trente within the manor, and in enclosing the king's stew there with a hedge and ditch, as may seem most for the king's advantage; and to repair the king's buildings at Melleburn where necessary, the cost to be credited by view. By the abbot of Persor'. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to make a wall at Selveston between the queen's chapel and the king's chamber, with a doorway thereon, and a cloister from the door of the king's chamber to another hanging cloister leading to the queen's chapel; to make forms in the queen's chapel and the king's chamber, and two fixed (stantivas) windows in the king's hall; to remove the great bench in the hall and to make a new stone bench in its place with a chair in the middle for the king; to make two fixed windows in the king's great wardrobe, a door to the old cloister to enter the wardrobe, an iron bar across the fireplace in the queen's chamber to hold it up, and forms and tables in the chamber of Edward the king's son; to repair the king's buildings there where necessary; and to make a great

Page  24 24 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 14-cont. wide fireplace in the king's chamber at Brikstok; the cost to be credited by view. By K. Feb. 4. Allocate to Hugh Gargete, in the issues of the manor of MelkesWoodstock. ham and the lands late of Godfrey de Craucumbe, 401. delivered in the wardrobe at Wodestok to P. Chacepork, keeper, at the Purification in the 36th year. By K. and T. de Wintonia. Allocate to William de Bello Campo of Worcester, in the farm of the king's manor of Wych while he was farmer thereof, being 801. blanch, the fixed alms [and other things] * which used to be allowed to the other farmers before him. By K. To the agistors of the forest of Savernake. Contrabreve to pay 101. for the king's works at Lutegareshale to the keepers of those works. By K. To the bailiffs of Wich. Contrabreve to pay 201. for the king's works at Wudestok to the keepers thereof by view of Master John de Glouc', mason. By K. To Stephen Bauzan, keeper of the king's manor of Wuttun. Contrabreve to deliver a quarter of wheat yearly of the king's gift to the recluse (fem.) of Wuttun as long as he is keeper. By K. To the sheriff of Suffolk. Contrabreve to give a tun of wine of the king's gift to Master Richard the king's harper and carry it to his house in Bury St. Edmunds. By P. de Rivallis. To John de Henneberg' and Peter de Lega, keepers of the king's works at Wodestok. Contrabreve to roof with lead the king's bell-tower at Wodestok and the penthouses above (ultra) the doors of the king's great hall and old chapel; to make a penthouse at the end of the hall from the king's kitchen to the stable (stabliam), and another from the queen's kitchen to the door of her chamber, a chamber with a privy chamber and fireplace between the king's chamber and the wine-cellar, a fireplace for the clerks' chamber and another at Evereswell, a workshop (astelariam) for the masons, and a canopy (tabernaculum) above the king's seat in the hall with a royal chair; to wainscot above the passages (aluras) from the king's new chapel as far as the battlements above (ultra) the chapel; to make two fixed windows in the building called ' hardel,' a glass window (verinam) with an image of St. Mary in the new chapel, an image of an angel above the sacrarium there, two openings in the great hall, and a stew in * Cancelled.

Page  25 36 HENRY III. 25 1252. Membrane 14-cont. the king's garden; and to paint the old chapel with the story of the woman condemned for adultery, and how the Lord wrote on the ground, and how the Lord gave a stroke (alaph') to St. Paul, and something about St. Paul, and in the upper part of the chapel the story of the evangelists in like manner; the cost to be credited by view. By K. Feb. 6. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to carry four oaks which Oxford. the king has given to the friars preachers of Oxford, and four which he has given to the friars minors of Oxford, all in the forest of Bruhull, to their several houses. By K. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to pay 1001. of the king's gift out of the first issues of his bailiwick to Guy de Lezign' the king's brother, and that without delay. By K. Afterwards he had a writ to make payment out of the issues of the last eyre in the county, though no mention is made thereof in the former writ. To Hugh Gargat. Contrabreve to pay 1001. out of the issues of his bailiwick to Robert Waleran for the works of the king's tower of Cardigan. By K. To the bailiffs of Oxford. Contrabreve to buy a portesse worth 4 marks and a chasuble and alb worth 3 marks out of the farm of their town for the king's chapel at Oxford by view of the chaplains ministering there. By K. Feb. 8. To the agistors of the king's woods of Finkel' and Dighel'. Reading. Contrabreve to pay 40s. to John de Cormailles and Robert de Edmundesord to make two deer-leaps in the king's park of Freytmauntel. By K. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to pay 151. 5s. 4d. out of the farm of their town to Master Gerard the king's carpenter as arrears of his wages down to Michaelmas Eve last. By K. MEMBRANE 13. Feb. 10. Allocate to P. Chacepork, keeper of the wardrobe, in the issues Windsor. thereof, 4831. 2s. 0Od. for divers imprests made in the wardrobe by his hand, whereof he has delivered estreats at the Exchequer; 65041. 10s. 4d. delivered to Roger the tailor for purchases made for the king by his hand in divers fairs of England; and 7361. 148. 9d. delivered to William de Plessetis for purchases made for the king by his hand. By K., in the presence of R. Walerand and Guy de Rocheford,

Page  26 26 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 13-cont. Liberate to Roger le Galiot, king's serjeant, 71d. daily for his maintenance during his life, which Master James formerly the king's crossbowman used to receive daily for his maintenance during his life. These letters are patent. By K. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to make a shoeing-forge (marescalciam) at Oxford for the king and a wardrobe with a fireplace for the queen, and three glass windows and other small works there as the king has enjoined, the cost to be credited by view. By K. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 35 tuns of wine, to be delivered by Ernald Geroudun, taker of the king's wines, to Windesores to place in the cellar of the castle. Mandate to Ernald (Erinaldo) to deliver the wine. By the steward. Liberate without delay to Siwsmeames, minstrel (istrioni) of Guy de Lezingn' the king's brother, 40s. of the king's gift. By P. de Rivallis. Feb. 12. To John son of Hugh the king's bailiff of Graham. ConWindsor. trabreve to pay 50 marks of the king's gift to John de Geres out of the issues of the sale of the underwood of Eston to maintain himself in the king's service. By K. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to carry 50 bucks and 100 does, which William Luvel, Philip de Candevere, and their fellows, the king's huntsmen, will take alive in the forest of Melkesham and Chippenham and will deliver to him, to Freymantel for delivery to the keeper of the king's park there to place therein; and to carry the nets from place to place as may be necessary. By R. Walerand. Feb. 14. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to pay for a tun Windsor. of prisage-wine granted by the king's charter to the abbot of Netley (loco Sancti Edwardi) yearly, which the keepers of the king's wines at Suhampton will deliver to him for celebration of divine service in his house. By K. To the same. Contrabreve to pay 50 marks out of the farm of their town out of the king's gift to the said abbot and his convent for the works of his church. By P. de Rivallis. To the sheriff. Contrabreve to pay 201. to Robert le Noreis of the king's gift,

Page  27 36 HENRY III. 27 1252. Membrane 13-cont. Feb. 15. Allocate to Aymo Thoreberd, executor of Peter de Genevr', keeper of the lands late of the countess of Eu (Augi) and William de Ken, in the issues thereof, 1351. 10s. delivered to John Silvestr' and Simon de Burnham, chaplain, for the expenses of the king's children dwelling at Windesores when they were their guardians; 4161. delivered to Ralph Dungun, guardian of the same children, for their expenses; 40s. 6d. spent in carriage of deer taken in the king's park of Hoddesak to Windesores for the said children; 10s. 8d. spent in taking rabbits at Elham for the queen and the countess of Provence on their way to Dover; 1 mark delivered to the recluse (fern.) of Hakinton for four carcases of bacon due to her as two years' fixed alms; 1 mark delivered to the artificer (atilliatorz) of the king's crossbows dwelling at Windsor to find sticks and other things needful for his office; 431. 10s. 10d. delivered to the constable, swineherd and watchman of Tikehill for their wages and robes for two years from Michaelmas in the 31st year, the constable taking 9d. daily for his wages and 20s. yearly for his robe, and the swineherd and watchman each 2d. daily for his wages and 10s. yearly for his robe; 231. 5s. 10d. delivered to the bailiff of Hastings and Elham for the same time, at 7d. daily for his wages and 20s. yearly for his robe; 60s. 10d. delivered to a man keeping the manor of Elham for the same time at ld. daily wages; 19s. 2d. delivered to the bailiff of Wicton for his wages and robes for the same time, being 4d. daily for his wages the first year, and 2d. the second year, and 1 mark yearly for his robe; and 1731. delivered in the queen's wardrobe to Walter de Bradel', keeper, in divers items for the queen's expenses. By K. in the presence of Robert Walerand and R. de Muscegros. Feb. 17. Liberate without delay to Thomas de Dunolm', citizen of Westminster. London, 80 marks for an embroidered cope bought of him for the king and given of the king's gift to St. Edward. By E. de Westm'. Allocate to Reynold de Cobbeham, sheriff of Kent, in the issues of the county, 39s. ld. spent on the transport of the abbot of Westminster beyond seas on the king's errand, and 71. 8s. 10d. spent on the transport of Peter Chacepork, three monks of Winchester, and the archdeacon of Surrey, going on the king's errand to Lyons. By K. To the sheriff of Leicester. Contrabreve to carry Roger de Nayleston, detained in the king's prison of Leyc', to Neugate for delivery to the keeper of the king's gaol there. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to receive 60 tuns of wine to be delivered by Ernald Geroudon the king's chamberlain,

Page  28 28 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 13-cont. and carry them to Westminster to place in the king's cellar there. By the steward. Feb. 18. Allocate to Reynold de Cobeham, sheriff of Kent, in the issues Westminster. of his county, 14 marks spent in the transport of Aymer de Lezignan the king's brother at Dover, and 41. 10s. on that of Gaston de Biarne and his man. By K. Feb. 19. Allocate to Robert le Sauvage, sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, Westminster. in the issues of the amercements of the eyre of H. de Bathonia, and his fellows, justices last itinerant in those counties, 300 marks delivered to Guy de Lezinan the king's brother of the king's gift. By K. Feb. 20. Liberate yearly to Richard, the chaplain immured (incluso) Westminster at Colemanneheg by 'la Charringg',' 60s. granted to him yearly for life for his maintenance. By K. To John Silvestr', king's clerk, keeper of his exchange. Contrabreve to send 300 marks to the king out of the issues of the exchange for delivery in the wardrobe to P. Chacepork, keeper, for the expenses of the household. To the sheriff of Northumberland. Contrabreve to pay 201. of the king's gift to Stephen Bauzan to maintain himself in the king's service. By K. To the bailiffs 'del Wych.' Contrabreve to pay 201. for the king's works at Wudestok to John de Haneberg and Peter de Legh, keepers thereof, by view of Master John de Glouc', mason. By K. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to cause the king's four gerfalcons to be mewed which are in the keeping of Henry de Hauvill, and which the king is sending to Brikstok for that purpose, finding id. daily for each of them and lid. for their keepers. By K. Feb. 22. Allocate to the king's men of Brikstok in the farm of their town, Westminster. half a mark spent in driving the king's stock from Brikstok to Wudestok in the 24th year, and 101. delivered to Henry de Hauvill to mew the king's falcons in the 25th year. By the steward. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to pay for the following purchases made for the king at York against Christmas last:to Simon le Graunt of York 41. 5s. to Adam the tailor 66s., to

Page  29 36 HENRY III. 29 1252. Membrane 13-cont. Thomas Baudewyn 41., and to John de Sutton 10s., all for cloth; to Adam le Cerf for cloth and a cope 23s. 10d; to William de Houteby for two copes 30s.; to Peter de Barneby 13s. 4d. for a cope; to Massekin de Eboraco for two camlets (camelinis) 41. 10s.; to Geoffrey de Richemund for rabbits (i.e. rabbitskins?) 18s.; to Henry son of Michael 41., to William de Rupella 30s., and to Thomas de Wauda 20s., all for minever; to John le Sauner for a trimming of Eastland fur (furura strenling') 8s.; to Thomas Buthun for squirrel [fur] and doeskins 20s.; to John de Alwerethorp 28s. 6d. and to John le Hariere 28s. 6d., both for squirrel [furs]; to Ralph Pikestan for a trimming of lambskin 2s. 6d.; to Adam le Cerf for two trimmings of lambskins 5s.; to Nicholas Paulin for squirrels and rabbits (i.e. skins) 58s.; to David de Rikehale for squirrels 28s. 6d.; to John de Hedon for rabbit [skins] 33.; to Thomas de Waud for a trimming of lambskin 15s.; to John de Hustewayt for towels and almonds 9s. 51d.; to Stephen de Hedon for canvas 25s. 2d.; to William de Bathekewell of London 106s. 8d. and to Nicholas de Warewik 20s., both for minever; to John de Norhampton for furs (pelura) 131. 8s.; to Richard de Bathekewell for squirrel [furs] 30s.; to Adam Scot for otter [skin] 8s.; to William de Dunolm' for napkins and linen 61. 55. 9d.,; and to Master John de Chissehille for muslin (? cardo) 14s. By the steward. Allocate to Robert le Sauvage, sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, in the issues of amercements of Henry de Bathonia and his fellows, justices last itinerant for common pleas in those counties, 46-| marks delivered for the king's works at Windleshour' in the 36th year to Master Simon Carpenter (Carpentar') and his fellows, keepers thereof. By K. Feb. 22. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 4 tuns of wine Westminster. to Sutton, 6 to Rochester, 4 to Faveresham, 6 to Canterbury, 6 to Merton, 6 to Havering, 4 to Wautham, 2 to Certeseie, 20 to Windesores, 2 to Bistlesham, and 6 to Kenyton, to place in the king's cellars, out of 66 which the chamberlains of London will deliver. Mandate to the chamberlains to take and deliver the same. By the steward. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to carry 10 tuns of wine to Guldeford, 4 to Chauton, 10 to Winchester, 4 to Wherewell, 4 to Lutegarsale, 10 to Merleberge, 10 to Clarendon, 4 to Sandelford, 10 to Rading, 4 to Shireburn, 4 to Wallingford, 2 to Abbendon, 10 to Wodestok, and 4 to Oxford, to place in the king's cellars, out of 90 which the takers of the king's wines at Suhampton will deliver. By the steward.

Page  30 30 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 13-cont. Feb. 25. To the sheriff of Cambridge. Contrabreve to pay 20s. to Westminster. Ralph de Erlham to train (attornandum) a gerfalcon of the king's in his keeping to fly. By K. To Godfrey de Liston, bailiff of Kenyton. Contrabreve to pay 258. to the king's chaplain of Kenyton for his wages from Michaelmas in the 35th year till Easter following. By K. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to pay 1001. for the king's works at Freymauntel to Henry de Farleg', sheriff of Suhampton, and other keepers of those works, leaving all other business in order to see that the money arrives. By K. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to make 100 hurdles and 12 cartloads of switches without delay out of the switches which the keeper of the king's wood of Biggerl' will deliver there, [and] to receive them and carry them to Freimantel for the king's works there. By K. To the sheriff of Leicester. Contrabreve to pay 40s. to Ralph le Chamberlain for his expenses in the king's service in delivering the king's gaol of Warr'. By K. MEMBRANE 12. Feb. 26. To the bailiffs of Portesmue. Contrabreve to thatch and repair Westminster. where necessary the king's hall at Portesmue, which needs both. By K. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to buy 16 cwt. of iron in his bailiwick, better than he bought before, and carry it without delay to Freymantel for delivery to the keepers of the king's works there to use in those works. By K. Feb. 27. Liberate without delay to Franco (corrected from Falco) de Westminster. Bren 10 marks for Michaelmas term in the 35th year of his yearly fee of 10 marks. By K. Liberate without delay to Bernard de Villa Honoris at the coming Easter Exchequer of the 36th year 201. for that term, which was granted to him yearly, and another 201. without delay for Easter term in the 37th year, which was granted to him in hand on his said fee. By K. Allocate to P. Chacepork, keeper of the bishopric of Durham, in the issues thereof while it was void and in his keeping, 261. 6s. 8d. delivered in the wardrobe at York to the keeper of the wardrobe on the feast of the Innocents. By K.

Page  31 36 HENRY III. 31 1252. Membrane 12-cont. Allocate to Laurence de Frowik and Nicholas Bat, sheriffs of London, in the farm of the city, 201. spent on the king's alms at Westminster on St. Edward's day in the 36th year. By K. Liberate to Walter de Bradeleg', clerk of the queen's wardrobe, 1001. for her expenses. By K. Liberate to Bernard Prosperin, Frederic Orlandi, Richer Deutewardi, Reyner Barboti, and Godfrey Reyneri (corrected from Bernard Prosperin and his partners), merchants of Siena, at the Michaelmas Exchequer in the 36th year, on receipt of the king's letters patent testifying the loan, 5001. in lieu of a like sum received from them in Lent for the king's business. By K. The like to Aymer Cose and Maynet Spine, merchants of Florence, for 1001. The like to Deutaiute and Gerard Rycebaud, merchants of Florence, for 2001. The like to Spinel Simonetti [and his partners,]* merchants of Florence, for 1001. By K. The like to Augucius Guiberti, merchant of Florence for 1001. By K. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 201. to Richard le Rus (Ruffo), king's clerk, for distribution to the king's serjeantsat-arms dwelling in London, on their wages, for their maintenance. By J. Mansell. March 3. Allocate to Reynold de Cobeham, keeper of the king's manor of Canterbury. Middelton (corrected from sheriff of Kent), in the issues of the manor 101. paid as the king's fixed alms for the 35th year to the abbot of St. Augustine's, Canterbury, who receives it yearly therefrom. By K. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay 100s. of the king's gift to Ernald Colyn. By K. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to carry Philip de Ewyas the king's approver and the persons whom he appeals, whom the bailiffs of Bristol will deliver at Bristol, to London under safe keeping for delivery by the morrow of the Close of Easter at latest to the keeper of the king's gaol of Neugate, who is commanded to receive them and keep them safely till further orders. By the steward and K. March 5. To the bailiffs of Winchelse and La Rye. Contrabreve to pay Dover. 100 marks without delay out of the farm of those towns for * Interlined.

Page  32 32 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 12-cont. Easter term to Bertram de Crioll, constable of Dover, for the works at the king's castle there. By K. March 8. To the bailiffs of Montgomery. Contrabreve to pay to Guy Canterbury. de Rocheford, constable of Montgomery, for the works at the king's castle there, the 201. remaining due at the next feast of St. John the Baptist out of their fine for recovering the liberties contained in their charter which they had not used. By K. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay 13s. 10d. to the bailiffs of Dover, spent on the transport of John de Skipton, prior of Newburgh, king's chaplain, going on the king's errand beyond seas. By K. To the same. Contrabreve to buy 1500 pounds of copper and 500 pounds of tin in his bailiwick by view of Master Hugh le Seinter, and let Hugh have to make them three new bells for the church of Dover castle therefrom and from the metal of its old broken bell by view of John Dodehere and Robert Polre of Canterbury; and to pay Hugh 10 marks as his wages for that work. By K. March 15. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to let Brother Roger Westminster. the king's almoner have 330 pairs of shoes in the city of London against Easter for distribution among the poor, one part to be worth 4Id. the pair, one part to be worth 5d. the pair, and one part to be worth 6d. the pair, so that he shall have them at Westminster on the Tuesday after Palm Sunday. By K. To the sheriff of Warwick. Contrabreve to pay, out of the fine of 100 marks made with the king at Wodestok by the commonalty of the county for false judgment, 201. to Nicholas de Turri, king's clerk, for Easter term in the 36th year out of the 401. granted to him yearly to maintain himself in the king's service from past and future amercements before the king. By K. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to give a silver-gilt cup worth 5 marks to contain the Eucharist to the prior of Bomine, or 5 marks of the king's gift to buy one. By K. March 17. To Guy de Rupe Forti, constable of Montgomery. Contrabreve Westminster. to spend on the works of the castle the 30 marks due for next Easter term of the 60 marks which he should pay yearly for the keepership of the king's castle and bailiwick of Montgomery. By K.

Page  33 36 HFMNRY III. 33 1252. Membrane 12-cont. March 19. Liberate to S. de Monteforti, earl of Leicester, in 15 days from Westminster. Easter next, 2,000 marks granted to him according to the chirograph made between him and the king, and this without delay. By K. & C. Allocate to Henry de Helenton, sheriff of Essex and Hertford, in the farm of those counties, 1001. delivered to John the Welshman, the king's bailiff of Havering, in the 36th year, as John testified before the king, in addition to 1001. which the sheriff delivered the year before for the king's works at Havering and received writs of comp[utabitur] therefor. By K. Liberate without delay to Bernard Prosperin, merchant of Siena, 30 marks to the use of Master Boecius the Pope's chamberlain for Michaelmas term in the 35th year of his yearly fee of 30 marks. By K. March 20. Allocate to Drew de Barentin, keeper of the islands, 1001. Westminster. delivered in the wardrobe at Westminster to P. Chacepork, keeper, on the Tuesday before Palm Sunday (Pascha Floridum). By K. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to pay 100L. which John de Curtenay and Ralph de Valle Torta owe the king at the Close of Easter, and 1001. which the sheriff expects this Easter from another source, to the keepers of the king's works at Freymantel with all possible speed to carry out those works. By K. To Godfrey de Lyston, bailiff of the seven hundreds. Contrabreve to pay the farm of the seven hundreds due this Easter to the keepers of the king's works at his castle of Windesores to finish them. By K. Liberate to Ralph de Lacy and Alice his wife 20s. to pay the rent of their dwelling for the 36th year. By K. To Godfrey de Liston. Contrabreve to get a great beech wherever he can in his bailiwick or elsewhere, by purchase or gift, to make tables for the king's kitchens at Westminster, and send it thither by water before Easter next. By K. March 21. Liberate to Geoffrey Maurin 111. for 6 tuns of purchased wine Westminster. and 1 tun of prisage-wine, to Raymond Bonin 231. and half a mark for 14 tuns purchased, to Bernard Eymar 61. and 1 mark for 4 tuns purchased, to Peter de Helmas 7d. and 1 mark for 4 tuns purchased and 1 tun prisage, to Austin de Ro 100s. for 3 tuns purchased, to Ellis de Rummeford 61. for 9 tuns purchased and 1 tun prisage, to Raymond Giraud 1411. for 8 tuns purchased 3-(22)

Page  34 34 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 12-cont. and 1 tun prisage, to Gerard Peset 121. for 6 tuns purchased and 2 tuns prisage, to Raymond de Kinsak 471. for 27 tuns purchased and 2 tuns prisage, to Peter Girand 20s. for 1 tun prisage, and to Ernald Maurin 61. for 3 tuns purchased and 1 tun prisage bought for the king by the hands of Ernald Geroudun in the 36th year. By the steward. Liberate to John de Solar' 91. and half a mark for 5 tuns of wine purchased and 1 tun of prisage-wine, to Gyrard de Kaynac 71. 1 mark for 4 tuns purchased and 1 tun prisage, to William de Sancto Albino 67s. 8d. for 2 tuns purchased, to Peter Manin 141. and half a mark for 8 tuns purchased and l tun prisage, to Martin Jordein 61. for 3 tuns purchased and 1 tun prisage, to Peter de Coreres 20s. for 1 tun prisage, to Gerard de Bosco 20s. for 1 tun prisage, to William de Pins 73s. 4d. for 1 tun purchased and 2 tuns prisage, to Ernald de Gins 100s. for 3 tuns purchased, to Peter Manant 61. 8s. for 4 tuns purchased, to William de Lingun 101. for 5 tuns purchased and 2 tuns prisage, to Peter de Germanan 131. 4s. for 7 tuns purchased and 2 tuns prisage, to Jordan Cunte 20s. for 1 tun prisage, to John de la Karrere 20s. for 1 tun prisage, to Bidau Sichard 20s. for 1 tun prisage, and to Ellis Godcevame 20s. for 1 tun prisage, bought for the king by the hands of Ernald Geroudon and Thomas Esperun in the 36th year. By the steward. March 25. Liberate to Isabel, late the wife of Bonifou Russinou, 5d. daily Westminster. which he received of the king's alms during his life being 3d. at first and 2d. by subsequent increase, as is more fully contained in the king's letters patent which are in the Exchequer (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1216-1220, p. 247) the king having granted this sum to her daily during pleasure, to maintain her and her children. These letters are patent by R. son of Nicholas. By K. MEMBRANE 11. March 22. Liberate to Raymond Belin 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine, to Westminster. William Sichard 61. 16s. for 3 tuns purchased and 1 tun prisage, to Peter de Peregoz 91. for 5 tuns purchased and 1 tun prisage, to Jordan Cunte 41. 4s. for 2 tuns purchased and 1 tun prisage, to William Alande 121. 4s. for 7 tuns purchased and 1 tun prisage, to Domenion de Sancto Pik' 648. for 2 tuns purchased, to Raymond Ern' 271. 12s. for 16 tuns purchased and 2 tuns prisage, to William Rogeri 131. 16s. for 8 tuns purchased and 1 tun prisage to Bertram de Sadas 20s. for 1 tun prisage, to William Ern' Meysent 41. 16s. for 3 tuns purchased, to Ernald Maysent 60s. for 2 tuns prisage (sic), to Ellis de Rummeford 64s. for 2 tuns purchased, to Ernald Frere 40s. for 2 tuns prisage, to Austin de Ro 64s. for 2 tuns purchased, to Ellis de Braine 81. for 5 tuns purchased, to Raymond

Page  35 36 HENRY III. 1252. Membrane 1-cont. del Teys 111. 4s. for 7 tuns purchased, to William de Moylans' 301. 16s. for 18 tuns purchased and 2 tuns prisage, to Thomas le Sabater 321. for 18 tuns purchased and 2 tuns prisage, and to Ernald Frere (fratri) 40s. for 2 tuns prisage, bought for the king in this year by the hands of Thomas Esperun and Ernald Gerodun. By the steward. March 27. Liberate to J. Sarrasin (Saraceno), dean of Wells, son and heir Westminster. of Peter Sarrasin, 401. for Michaelmas term in the 35th year of the yearly fee of 401. granted by J. the king's father and the present king to him and his heirs till the king should provide them with lands of that value. By K. To the sheriff of Stafford and Salop. Contrabreve to pay 101. for Easter term in the 36th year to Meredith son of Richard, who lost his lands in Wales through his service to the king, out of the 201. granted to him yearly during pleasure to maintain himself in the king's service. By K. Allocate to Laurence de Frowyk and Nicholas Bat, sheriffs of London, 201. delivered at mid-Lent for the works at the Tower of London to the keepers thereof. By K. March 28. Allocate to John de Escrutevill, keeper of the king's manor of Westminster. Melleburn, 161. delivered in the wardrobe at Westminster to P. Chacepork, keeper, on the Thursday after Palm Sunday. By P. Chacepork. Liberate to John de Gizorc', citizen of London, 100 marks for which he gave credit at the king's request to the king's serjeantsat-arms on their wages, which sum was due at the last Michaelmas Exchequer, as testified by the king's letters patent (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 97), which are to be received from him on payment of the money. By K. April 1. Allocate to Hamo de Crevequor, in his debts due at the Easter Westminster. Exchequer in the 36th year, 201. paid in the wardrobe to P. Chacepork, keeper, on the Monday in Easter week. By P. Chacepork. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to give prompt transport at the port of Dover to Henry de Wengham, whom the king is sehding on his errand beyond seas. By K. April 2. Allocate to Richard de Cromhale, sheriff of Gloucester, 15s. 8d. Merton. spent in carriage of 73 wild sows from Gloucester to Westminster against this Easter. By B. de Crioll.

Page  36 36 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 11-cont. Liberate to William de Trublevill 401. of the king's gift out of the first money to be received at the Exchequer of the fine made with the king by the 12 jurors of the assize of novel disseisin arrained by Henry de Bathonia against Thomas de Muleton before the justices itinerant in co. Lincoln for tenements in Holebech and Quappelade, for which they were afterwards convicted, because William has released to the king the fine granted to him for the marriage of Isabel de Muscampis. By K. William surrendered the letters patent which he had. By K. April 3. Liberate to Henry de Wengham, going on the king's errand Merton. beyond seas, 40 marks, and to Master Robert Anketil, whom the king is sending to the court of Rome to despatch his business, 50 marks for his expenses. By E. de Westm'. To the king's farmers of Winchelese and La Rye. Contrabreve to pay 501. and 1 mark of their farm without delay to John de Burstowe, bearer of these presents, for delivery to the nuns of St. Sepulchre's, Canterbury, to buy land of the king's gift, at the instance of the recluse (fer.) of Hakinton. By J. M.. To the abbot of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pay 251. for this Easter term to the keepers of the king's works at Gloucester out of the farm of the king's manor of the Berton. By R. son of Nicholas & K. To Hugh Gargette. Contrabreve to pay 40 marks to the same keepers out of the sale of the king's corn of the Barton without Gloucester. By K. & R. son of Nicholas. April 5. Liberate to Henry le Peytevin 50 marks which Rametta late Merton. the wife of Everard the German will pay at the Exchequer for this Easter term, of the 100 marks of her fine to marry whom she would, which fine was granted to Henry by letters patent (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 98) which are to be received on payment of the money. By K. & R. son of Nicholas. To the treasurer and chamberlains of Dublin. Liberate without delay to Adam de Basing, citizen of London, 1501. due to him for silken cloth and sendal bought of him by the hands of John de Sumercote and Roger the tailor in the 36th year. By R. qon of Nicholas. Liberate without delay to Master Robert Anketin, whom the king is sending on his errand to the court of Rome, 10 marks in addition to the 50 marks ordered the other day (pridie) for his expenses. By J. Mansell.

Page  37 36 HENRY III. 37 1252. Membrane 1 1-cont. Liberate without delay to Gerard de Blavia 50 marks of his yearly fee in addition to the 25 marks thereof which he lately received in the wardrobe. By J. Mansell. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks to the keepers of the king's works at Gloucester castle in lieu of 5 marks spent by them on making and repairing gardens (herbariis) and vineyards in the castle. April 8. Allocate to the bailiffs of Suhampton in the farm of their Windsor. town 211. 4s. 6d. spent on 200 boards, 12,000 iron nails, 4 cords to hoist timber, 2 cwt. of iron, and ironwork for a cart, for the king's works at Freymantel. Allocate to Richard de Cromhale, sheriff of Gloucester, 41. 7s. 6d. spent in purchase of 21 lampreys and 9 shad (alos') and in carriage thereof to the king. By P. Chacepork. Allocate to the bailiffs of Gloucester, in the farm of their town, 91. 5s. lid. spent in purchase and carriage as above of 49 lampreys, 26 shad, and a salmon. By P. Chacepork. Allocate to the bailiffs of Newenham, in the farm of their town, 41. 3s. 9d. spent in purchase and carriage as above of 22 lampreys and 1 shad. By P. Chacepork. Allocate to Richard de Cromhale, sheriff of Gloucester, 55s. 8d. spent in purchase and carriage of 14 lampreys and 9 shad for the queen. By the steward. Allocate to the bailiffs of Gloucester, in the farm of their town, 658. 8d. spent in purchase and carriage of 17 lampreys and 8 shad for the queen. By the steward. Allocate to the bailiffs of Niwenham, in the farm of their town 34s. 8d. spent in purchase and carriage of 8 lampreys for the queen. By the steward. Liberate to Guionet Peverau 201. for Easter term in the 36th year of the 201. granted to him yearly for his maintenance. By K. Liberate to Berthold brother of Hermann de Gutland, Ludolph de Akyn, Henry de Coffeld, and John Brilon, merchants of Almain, 621. 13s. 4d. for 4,000 of greywork and 721. for 3,000 of wax bought of them for the king. By P. Chacepork.

Page  38 38 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 1 l-cont. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to make a kiln (rogum) in the forest of Dene of 1,000 quarters of lime, taking old trunks and other wood to make it by view of the foresters and verderers of the forest where they can be taken with the least damage to the forest, and to carry the lime to the Severn to deliver to the keepers of the works of the king's castle of Gloucester to carry out those works. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to let Robert Walerand have a tun of wine of the king's gift. By K. April 10. Allocate to the burgesses of Gernemue, in their fine of 951. Windsor. for a trespass committed in their town, 311. and 1 mark spent on herrings bought and sent to the king for the expenses of the household at the Purification. By B. de Crioll. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry to Westminster the 25 tuns of wine which the king's chamberlains of London will deliver on his behalf. By the steward. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to enclose the king's park of Clarendon with a paling, the cost to be credited by view. By K. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to pay 20s. to Master Gerard the engineer out of the 40s. granted to him yearly for keeping the king's buildings in Winchester castle. By K. To the bailiffs of Andever. Contrabreve to pay the farm of their town for Easter term in the 36th year without delay to Henry de Ferleg', sheriff of Hants, keeper of the king's works at Freymantel, to carry out and pay for those works. To the bailiffs of Awelton. The like. To the bailiffs of Basingestok. The like. Mandate to the sheriff of Hants to receive the rent and apply it to the works at Freymantel as shall seem best to him. By K. April 12. Liberate to William de Valence the king's brother 2111. for Windsor. Easter term in the 36th year of his yearly fee of 5001., and 201. 13s. 21d. for the same term of the like grant of 500 marks. By K. Note that from the former fee there are deducted yearly 371. for the manor of Bampton, 171. for that of Kentewell, and 241. for that of Benham; from his fee of 500 marks, 401. yearly for the manor of Corbrugg, and 1401. 19s, $d, for the ward of the lands

Page  39 36 HENRY ILI. 39 1252. Membrane 11-cont. late of Roger son of John; and 1111. 6d. for the dower of Ada de Bailol, Roger's mother, which fell in afterwards. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay to Alexander, clerk of Bertram de Crioll, 13s. lid. spent on transport of Bartholomew Pech, going on the king's errand beyond seas. By J. Maunsell. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to pay out of the farm of their town to Master Gerard the king's carpenter, who receives 12d. daily, the arrears of his wages from Michaelmas in the 35th year to Easter in the 36th year. To the agistors of the forest and park of Windesores. Contrabreve to pay 231. without delay for the works at the castle of Windesores to Ralph de Duniun, king's clerk, and other keepers thereof. By K. April 14. Liberate to John de Wyvill 20 marks for Easter term in the Merton. 36th year of the 40 marks which he receives yearly for sitting at the Exchequer of the Jews. April 16. Liberate to Walter de Bradel', keeper of the queen's wardrobe, Westminster. to pay the debts of her household, 1501. received of the fine of Amice, countess of Devon, for the wardship of the heir of Baldwin her son for Easter term in the 36th year. By K. Liberate to Henry the Poitevin 101. for Easter term in the 36th year of the yearly fee of 201. granted to him till the king shall make fuller provision for him in wards or escheats. By K. Liberate to Edward de Westm' 40s. without delay, that he may deliver 20s. to the friars preachers and 20s. to the friars minors, of the king's gift for their pittance. By E. de Westm'. Liberate to Stephen de Salinis 101. for Easter term in the 36th year of his yearly fee of 201. By K. To the treasurer and chamberlains of Ireland. Liberate without delay to Adam de Basing, citizen of London, or his messenger bearing these letters, 871. 13s. 7d. for an embroidered chasuble and two other chasubles of parti-coloured samite, an embroidered cope and 5 other copes of parti-coloured samite, two sets of parti-coloured tunics and dalmatics, two sets of embroidered parures (parur') with stoles, maniples, amices, cuffs (poingnell') and collars (lambell'), a third set not embroidered, a border of orphreys for the altar, 5 albs, 6 surplices, 2 rochets, and 6 towels, given to the chapel of Margaret the king's daughter,

Page  40 40 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 1 l-cont. queen of Scotland, by order of the king; 113s. 2d. for a tunic and dalmatic for Edward the king's son; 281. 16s. 6d. for a complete set of episcopal vestments given to the bishop of Besangon (Bezantiis) by order of the king; 321. 16s. for an embroidered chasuble and a complete set of episcopal vestments sent to the White Cardinal of the king's gift; 14s. for an orphrey for the king's banner; 76s. 8d. for orphreys and other appurtenances of a chasuble and a cope of samite sent to the abbey of Hales by order of the king; 32s. for 5 orphreys to make a tunic and dalmatic (dalmatunam) given to the church of St. Margaret at Westminster; 191. 15s. 4d. for 4 copes of parti-coloured samite and for an orphrey to make a stole and maniple for the king; and 271. 3s. 3d. for 11 orphreys, linen, and other appurtenances to make a great cloth of the king's samite to hang up in St. Peter's church at Westminster. By E. de Westm'. [By K. & E. de Westm'.]* MEMBRANE 10. April 17. Liberate to the hermit of Bruhulle 508. for Easter term in the Westminster. 36th year, which he receives yearly for serving the king's chapel of Bruhulle. By K. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry to Windesores for the queen without delay the 12 tuns of wine which the king's chamberlains of London will deliver. By the steward. To John de Turbervill, escheator in co. Berks. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks 4s. to the prior of Merton out of the issues of the king's escheats for the destruction of the buildings which he had by the king's castle of Windesores. By K. and the abbot of Persor'. Liberate to Guy de Lezignan the king's brother 1001. of the king's gift. By K. April 19. Liberate to Bertram de Cygony 201. for Easter term in the 36th Westminster. year of the yearly fee of 201. granted to him for life for his maintenance. By K. Liberate to Isabel the king's sister, late the wife of Maurice de Croun, 50 marks for the same term of the 100 marks granted to her yearly till the king shall make fuller provision for her. By K. Allocate to the sheriff of York, in the issues of his county, 10 marks spent on a palfrey which the king gave to Robert Passel[ewe]. By K. * In another hand.

Page  41 36 HENRY III. 41 1252. Membrane 10-cont. April 21. Liberate to Raymond de Sancto Martino 10 marks 3s. 64d. for Westminster. Easter term in the 36th year of his yearly fee of 20 marks 7s. Id. By K. Marginal note. Afterwards he had his Michaelmas fee in hand. Liberate to Master Robert Anketill, departing on the king's errand to the papal court, 20 marks for his expenses in addition to the 60 marks lately delivered to him by two writs. By J. Maunsell. April 22. Liberate to P. Chacepork, keeper of the wardrobe, 1,000 marks Westminster. to pay the expenses of the household. By K. Liberate to the abbot of Tyrun 20 marks for Michaelmas term in the 35th year, of the like sum granted to him yearly as the king's fixed alms. By K. Liberate to R. bishop of Chichester 1001. of the king's gift. By J. Maunsell. Allocate to Robert de Ros, escheator in co. Herts, 5 marks paid to Robert de Lacy, king's yeoman, in part payment of 50 marks imprested to him by the king. By K. and the abbot [of Pershore]. Allocate to William Burdet, escheator in co. [Leicester]*, 10 marks delivered to Robert de Lacy. By K. Allocate to Adam de Boudun, in the issues of Boudun and Haverberge, 35 marks delivered as above. By K. Liberate to the master and brethren of the Hospital of St. Mary of the Teutons 40 marks for Easter term in the 36th year of the 40 marks which they receive yearly as the king's fixed alms. By R. Walerand. Liberate to John le Gras 101. for the same term of his yearly fee of 101. By R. Walerand. Liberate to Roger de Whittestre, king's clerk, 100s. for the same term of his yearly fee of 101. for keeping the rolls and writs at the King's Bench. Liberate to Oliver de Chaleys 100 marks on his yearly fee. Liberate to Geoffrey de Lezinan the king's brother 2001. for Easter term in the 36th year of 4001. arrears of the yearly fee of * County omitted here; but see Close Rolls, 1251-1253, p. 181,

Page  42 42 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane l0-cont. 2001. for which he has letters patent (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 3). 2001. remains due. By K. Liberate to William le Ruter the king's carpenter, who receives 3d. daily at the Exchequer, his livery from Easter in the 36th year till Michaelmas following. By K. To the sheriff of Dorset. Contrabreve to pay 61. to Joan de Gorges for Easter term in the 36th year, being arrears of the 121. which she has been used to receive yearly for her maintenance. By K. April 23. To the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset. Contrabreve to receive Windsor. 4 harts which Philip and Richard de Caundovere the king's huntsmen will take in the king's copse (brullio) of Ceddre, and 6 which they will take in the king's warren of Corf, and will deliver to the sheriff, and salt the venison and carry it to Westminster against Whitsuntide for delivery to the keeper of the king's larder. By the steward. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to admit William Luvel and Henry de Candovere the king's huntsmen, whom the king is sending to take 20 bucks in the forest of Dene, and salt the bucks and carry them to Westminster as above. By the steward. Liberate to Guy de Rupe Forti at the coming Easter Exchequer 551. to acquit himself against Guy de Lezignan. The king has received his own letters patent authorizing the said acquittance at the coming Michaelmas Exchequer (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 131), and wishes that the money be delivered to Guy de Lezignan in hand. By K. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to pay for 8 tuns of wine at Portesm' and 32 tuns at Suhampton, all of the rightful prisage, to be delivered by Roger le Flemeng, taker of the king's wines, in whose keeping they are, and to carry 20 tuns thereof to Winchester, 16 to Clarendon, and 4 to Lutegarsale, to place in the king's cellars there. Mandate to Roger accordingly. By the steward. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to carry 20 tuns of wine to Merleberge, 20 to Wudestok, 20 to Gloucester, 14 to Hereford, 14 to Worcester, 10 to Bruges, 2 to Wenlok, and 20 to Shrewsbury, to place in the king's cellars there, out of 120 which Robert de Dacre, taker of the king's wines, will deliver atBristol. Mandate to Robert to take and deliver the same. By the steward.

Page  43 36 HENRY III. 43 1252. Membrane 0 —cont. April 25. Liberate to William de Gardinis 5 marks for Easter term in.the Windsor. 36th year of his yearly fee of 5 marks. By K. Allocate to John de Aure, escheator in co. Somerset, in the issues of the lands late of Robert de Bello Campo, 24 marks 7s. 6d. delivered to Robert Walerand for the works at the king's tower of Cardigan. By K. Witnessed by R. Walerand. April 26. Liberate to Master Henry the king's surgeon 1008. for Easter Windsor. term in the 36th year, of the 101. yearly granted to him at the Exchequer till the king shall provide him with lands to that amount. By K. Allocate to James le Gaunter, in the farm of the king's town of Windesores, 111. delivered for the king's works at Windesores to the keepers thereof. By testimony of the keepers and by tally. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to fell 10 oaks for timber in the forest of Dene and carry them to the king's castle of Bristol for the works there. By K. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to buy 4 fothers of lead and carry them to Kermerthin to roof the king's tower there. By K. To Godfrey de Lystun. Contrabreve to pay 25s. to each of the king's six chaplains ministering in the chapels of Windesores for their wages from Easter to Michaelmas in the 36th year, as each receives 50s. yearly therefor. By K. April 27. To Godfrey de Lyston, bailiff of Kenyton. Contrabreve to pay Kempton. 25s. as above to the king's chaplain of Kenyton. By K. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to fell 30 oaks without delay in the forest of Dene, and carry them to the king's castle of Bristol for delivery to the keepers of the king's works to make timber therefor. By K. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to pay 50 marks without delay to Walter de Burges out of the first money which he can get in his bailiwick, in lieu of the 50 marks granted to Walter out of the fine made for her marriage by Isabel de Muscamp, one of the heirs of Robert de Muscamp. By K. April 29. Liberate without delay to Master Geoffrey, clerk of 0. duke of Westminster. Brunswick, 10 marks of the arrears of the yearly fee of 10 marks

Page  44 44 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 10-cont. granted to him at the Exchequer till the king shall provide more fully for him in a competent benefice. By K. Liberate without delay to Lucy late the wife of Rhiwallon (Rualens') de Brey 100s. for Easter term in the 36th year of her yearly fee of 101. By K. To Alan la Zuche, justice of Chester. Contrabreve to receive the king's treasure of Ireland which the abbot of St. Werburgh's at Chester will deliver, and carry it safely to Westminster for delivery to the treasurer and chamberlains there. By K. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to buy 15 fothers of lead in his bailiwick and carry them to Dover and deliver them to the constable of Dover for the works in the castle. By K. May 1. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to pay 301. without delay Westminster. to Master Robert de Waledon, master of the king's works at Havering, 131. 6s. 8d. to Master William de Felstede, carpenter, and 101. to Master Richard de Waude, carpenter, that the works may not be delayed by the sheriff's default. By the abbot of Persor'. May 3. Liberate without delay to the keepers of the king's works at Westminster. Windleshores 100 marks to carry on those works. May 4. Allocate to Richard de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, Westminster. in the first debts due from him at the Exchequer, 401. 19s. 5iod. which he should have received from the king in the 36th year for the barton of Bristol. Liberate without delay to S. de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, 2001. for Easter term in the 36th year of the 4001. which he receives yearly at the Exchequer as dower of Eleanor his wife, the king's sister, in Ireland, for which the king is surety. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to fell the 30 oaks for timber in Kingeswode which G. de Langele, justice of the forest, will deliver, and carry them to Dover for the king's works there. May 5. Allocate to William de Erkalewe, formerly escheator in co. Westminster. Salop, in the issues of the king's escheats, 11i. 17s. received by him of the issues of the manor of Worefeud while it was in his wardship, and delivered by him to the messenger of Geoffrey de Lezingnan to the use of Geoffrey, to whom the king committed the wardship thereof. By William de Busceby, Geoffrey's steward.

Page  45 36 HENRY IlI. 46 1252. MEMBRANE 9. May 5. Allocate to Richard de Grey, keeper of the king's islands, Westminster. in the farm thereof, 201. 15s. 8d. yearly during his office, being 101. for lands of that value in the islands granted to Drew de Barentin, and 101. 15s. 8d. for rent there granted to William de Chaenny. By K. Liberate to Clement de Welles and Robert Coby, king's chaplains ministering at the Tower of London, 25s. each for their wages from Easter in the 36th year till Michaelmas following, their yearly wages being 50s. each. 1251. Dec. 27. *Liberate from the treasure of Ireland to P. Chacepork, keeper York. of the wardrobe, 9521. 15s. 3d. to pay the expenses of the household. [1252. May 8. Allocate to R. de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, in the [Westminster?] first debts due from him at the Exchequer, of the 201. which he receives yearly as earl for the third penny of the county [of Gloucester], 201. for the last half of the 29th year and the first half of the 30th, when John son of Geoffrey was sheriff; 100s. for the time of Robert Walleran, being the third quarter of the 34th year; 100s. for the time of John le Flemeng, being the last quarter of that year; and 101. for the first half of the 30th (sic) year. Liberate without delay to Henry, archdeacon of Bremen, 10 marks for Easter term in the 34th year and 10 marks for Easter term in the 35th year of his annuity of 10 marks. Allocate to Laurence Frowyk and Nicholas Bat, sheriffs of London, 41. 3s. 2d. expenses of carters bringing necessary victuals to York before Christmas in the 36th year. By E. de Westm'. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to buy 165 pair of shoes in the city, part to be worth 41d., part worth 5d., and part worth 6d., and deliver them to brother Roger the king's almoner for distribution to the poor, making sure that he has them in the wardrobe on the Wednesday before Whitsuntide. To the bailiffs of Gloucester. Contrabreve to let John Malemort, maker of the king's quarrels at St. Briavels, have his liveries fortnightly from Easter in the 36th year till Michaelmas following out of the farm of their town, being 72d. daily for making 100 quarrels and 1ld. for fletching (inflecchiandis) and feathering them. * This writ is not expressly directed to the treasurer and chamberlains of Ireland. As the attestation is inserted later, the following 5 entries may belong to 8 May.

Page  46 46. CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 9-cnt. May 11. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to receive Alan, messenger Westminster. of the prior of Lenton, who was arrested at Dover for wounding one of the king's serjeants-at-arms, and whom the bailiffs of Dover will deliver, and carry him under sure escort to London for delivery to the keeper of the king's gaol of Niwegate, who is commanded to receive him and keep him safely in the king's prison till further orders. May 13. Liberate to William de Chabbeneys the king's kinsman 151. Westminster. for Easter term in the 36th year, of the 301. granted to him yearly during the life of Margaret de Vernun. Liberate to Richard le Rus (Ruffo), king's clerk, 50 marks without delay to distribute among the king's serjeants-at-arms. Liberate without delay to Thomas Esperun and Ernald Geroudun, the king's chamberlains of London, 601. to buy wine for the king. May 15. Liberate without delay to William de Chaunlite 50 marks for Westminster. Michaelmas term in the 34th year of his yearly fee of 50 marks. Liberate without delay to Poncius de Wymes 40 marks for the same term of his yearly fee of 40 marks. Allocate to Laurence de Frowyk and Nicholas Bat, sheriffs of London, in the farm of that town, 301. delivered to the keepers of the king's works at the Tower of London for carrying out the same. Note that they deceived the king by seeking allowance before they had paid one penny. Liberate to P. Cacepork, keeper of the wardrobe, 100 marks for the expenses of the household. Liberate without delay to Geoffrey de Lezingnan the king's brother 100 marks of his yearly fee of 2001. Note that in the next roll above (m. 10, 20th entry) he received 2001. of the same fee by another writ of liberate. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to pay 201. to Henry de Ferleg', sheriff of Hants, and other keepers of the king's works at Freymantel, to carry out those works. To the bailiffs of Winchester. Contrabreve to pay 301. to the said Henry for the same works out of the farm of their town for Easter term last, which has not yet been paid.

Page  47 36 HENRY I1I. 47 1252. Membrane 9 —cont. May 16. Liberate without delay to Eustace de Bayllol 101. for Easter Westminster. term in the 36th year out of his yearly fee of 201. By R. son of Nicholas. Liberate to Reynold de Drumare 100s. for the same term of his yearly fee of 101. By R. son of Nicholas. Liberate to the merchants of Ypres 1131. 188. for cloth bought of them at the fairs of Stanford and St. Ives in the 36th year by the hands of J. de Sumercote and R. the tailor (scissorem). By J. de Sumercote and R. the tailor. Liberate to the merchants of Doway 2981. 28d. for cloths taken from them in the 35th year at the fairs of Stanford, St. Ives, and Boston, and 3541. 98. for cloths bought of them in the fairs of Stanford and St. Ives in the 36th year, all by the hands of J. de Sumercote and R. the tailor. By J. de Sumercote and R. the tailor. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to repair the barriers (licias) round about in the bailey of Winchester castle, which are broken down, the battlements of the walls round the offices (officinas), which have fallen, the lawn (pratellum) between the new chapel and the chapel of St. Thomas, and the one outside the door of the hall, and the wainscoting of the queen's wardrobe where necessary; the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Surrey. Contrabreve to pay 201. of the king's gift to William le Bretun out of the perquisites of the pleas held before him in the sheriff's bailiwick, to maintain himself in the king's service. To the sheriff of Stafford and Salop. Contrabreve to pay 1001. to Griffin son of Wenunwen out of the first money of the issues of those counties, in recompense of his losses in time of war in Wales in the king's service. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 63 tuns of wine, which will be delivered at London by Thomas Esperun and Ernald Geroudun, the king's chamberlains there, to Windesores without delay to place in the king's cellar there. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay 41. without delay out of the farm of his county to the constable of Dover for 2 tuns of wine received from him when the king was last at Dover for the expenses of the household, and 208. for 20 sesters of wine taken from him for Guy de Lezingnan the king's brother, who remained there sick after the king's departure.

Page  48 48 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 9-cont. May 17. To the justices appointed for the keeping of the Jews. Allocate Westminster. to Elias le Evesk, Jew of London, or to any of his people whom he may think fit to be appointed therefor, in the 500 marks of silver due to the king from the commonalty of the Jews at the term of St. John the Baptist in the 36th year to buy gold, or in the arrears of his tallage, as he may choose, 401. which John Maunsell, provost of Beverley, undertook to pay the king for him in 15 days from the said feast. Liberate to Martin de Northbrok, clerk, 101. 10s. 8d. for the issues of his land of Fuleham which Adam de la Bedern received for the year and day of that land which the king sold to Adam, because the king has learned for certain that the year and day did not belong to him as he thought. By E. de Westm'. Liberate to Thomas de Sancto Sepulcro, whom the king has appointed in place of James de Tuluse, formerly his crossbowman, to keep and fit up (atilliandas) his crossbows in the Tower of London, 7fd. daily from the feast of St. John the Baptist before the Latin Gate in the 36th year, to maintain himself so long as he holds that office. By R. Walerand. Giles de Edinton and Thomas de Laufare are sureties for his fidelity. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to buy 1,000 pounds of tin for the king, and carry them to Dover together with the lead for which he has the king's writ of comp[utabitur], for delivery to the constable for the king's works there. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to pay 201. without delay to Giles de Erdinton out of the issues of the county or out of the first moneys arising from the eyre therein, to maintain himself in the office of justice. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to pay 15 marks of the king's gift to Robert de Ho, justice of the Jews, to maintain himself in the king's service. The like to the sheriff of Kent concerning 15 marks for John de Wyvill. The like to the sheriff of Lincoln concerning 20 marks for Alan de Wassaund. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pay lid. daily to John le Poer, detained in the prison of the king's castle of Gloucester, for his maintenance so long as he is imprisoned there. To Alan la Zuche, justice of Chester. Contrabreve to cover up the king's galley at Chester, that it may not be damaged in

Page  49 36 HENRY III. 49 1252. Membrane 9-cont. winter, and to block up the doorway of the cellar in the middle of the king's hall there and make a new one at the end of the hall, as the king has enjoined; the cost to be credited by view. Liberate without delay to William de Riperiis 10 marks of his yearly fee for the 36th year, including therein 3 marks wherein he was amerced for disseisin before Henry de Bratton, and so acquitting him thereof. Cancelled. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to receive and salt and carry to London 3 harts and 12 bucks which will be delivered by William Luvel and his fellows. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 40s. of the king's gift to Maud daughter of William Tyler (Tegulatoris) and William her (his?) son for their maintenance. To the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset. Contrabreve to pay 401. out of the issues of the summons of the Exchequer in his bailiwick for the king's works at Corf and Gillingham to the keepers thereof. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks to the sacrist of Westminster to buy gold and gild the images round the feretory of St. Edward. May 27. Liberate to William de Riperiis 7 marks for the 36th year of his Merton. yearly fee of 10 marks. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks 3s. 6~d. without fail out of the first money received of the issues of his bailiwick to Raymond de Sancto Martino on his yearly fee for Michaelmas term next. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to pay 100s. of the king's gift without delay to Guibert de la Rue. May 28. Allocate to William Heyrun, sheriff of Northumberland, in the Westminster. farm of the county, 101. 17d. expenses of A. king of Scotland and Margaret queen of Scotland the king's daughter in their passage through Newcastle-on-Tyne on their way to Scotland. May 30. Allocate to Alan la Zuche, justice of Chester, in the farm of his Westminster. bailiwick, 201. spent in work on the king's hall in the castle of Dissard and in cleaning out a well there. Allocate to John de Plessetis, earl of Warrewyk, in the farm of his bailiwick, 31. 8s. 10d. spent in making a limekiln (rogo) for the king's works in the castle of Devizes. 4-(22)

Page  50 50 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. MEMBRANE 8. May 30. To G. de Langele, justice of the forest. Contrabreve to raise Westminster. the tower of the king's castle of Rokingham by six feet, to renew the string-course (tabelamentum) of the tower, and to make a limekiln outside the castle for these works, all out of the issues of his farm of Rokingham and of the king's forest between the bridges of Oxford and Stanford, the cost to be credited by view. By K. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to make a thousand quarters of lime with the tree-trunks which G. de Langele, justice of the forest, will deliver in the forest of Shirewoode to the keepers of the king's works in the castle of Notingham, and carry them to Notingham for those works. By K. To the bailiff of Melleburne. Contrabreve to pay 301. out of the issues of the king's manors of Meleburne and Budon to the keepers of the king's works at Wodestok for those works. By K. May 31. Liberate to Bernard de Corecu 91. 9s. for 7 tuns of wine, to Westminster. Ernald Lisse 121. 3s. for 9 tuns, to Stephen Cote 41. 12d. for 3 tuns, to Bernard David 61. 15s. for 5 tuns, to William Robert 110s. for 5 tuns, to Peter de Burdegala 110s. for 5 tuns, to Ernald Thomas 131. 48. for 12 tuns, to the monks of La Quarere 41. 88. for 4 tuns, to Walter le Flemeng 71. 10s. for 5 tuns, to the son of Thorold de Oxonia 121. for 8 tuns, to Adam Fetteplace 101. 10s. for 7 tuns, and to Henry Gamage 221. 68. for 15 tuns, all purchased for the king at Suhampton by the hands of Robert de Dacre in the 36th year. By the steward. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to carry 4 tuns of wine to Silveston, 24 tuns to Norhampton, 10 tuns to Geytinton, 6 to Clive, 6 to Staunford, 2 to Croxton, 20 to Notingham, 6 to Clipston, and 20 to York, to place safely in the king's cellars there, out of 100 which Robert de Dacre, taker of the king's wines, will deliver at the coming fair of St. Botolph. By the steward. To the sheriff of Berks. Contrabreve to pay 17 marks 118. 4d. to Simon le Peschur of Wallingeford for cloth taken from him for the king's alms at the fair of Abbendon in the 33rd year. By R. son of Nicholas. June 2. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to receive 10,000 of tin Westminster. (stagminis) which John de Lamford, steward of R. earl of Cornwall, will deliver, and carry them to Westminster for the king's works there. By K. June 4. Allocate to Peter Chaceporc and Gerard la Grue, keepers of Westminster. the bishopric of Durham, in the issues thereof, 40 marks delivered

Page  51 36 HENRY III. 51 1252. Membrane 8-cont. in the wardrobe to the said P., keeper, at Christmas in the 36th year for the wardship of the land of Nicholas de Torceynton.* To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to pay to Bartholomew Pech 25 marks which the king has lent to him till the morrow of All Souls. By K. + To the barons of the Exchequer and the. justices for (entry unfinished). June 4. Liberate to Guyonet de Thoreyne 20 marks of the king's gift Westminster. for his expenses. By Artald de Sancto Romano. Liberate without delay to Gaylard de Solio de la Seve 251. 14s. (sic) for 14 tuns of wine bought of him at 36s. the tun and 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine. By R. son of Nicholas. Liberate to Geoffrey de Lezignan the king's brother, his heirs begotten or to be begotten on his lawful wife, or their attorney bearing these presents, 300 marks yearly, that is, 150 marks at Michaelmas and 150 marks at Easter, till the king shall have provided for them in his lands or escheats to that value or more. These letters are patent and are issued in duplicate. By K. June 5. To the bailiffs of Stamford. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks for Westminster. the 36th year without delay to the abbot of Citeaux or his known messenger bearing these letters, which sum he duly and usually receives of the gift by charter of W. formerly earl Warenne. By K. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 40 tuns of wine to Westminster, 30 to Windesores, 4 to Certes', 10 to Keniton, 8 to Merton, 6 to St. Albans, 2 to Bistlesham, 2 to Dinesl', and 4 to Royston, out of 106 which the king's chamberlains of London will deliver. By R. the steward. To the sheriff of Leicester. (Cancelled; see 3rd entry below.) Allocate to Thomas Corbet, formerly sheriff of Salop and Stafford, in the issues of those counties, 401. delivered to Meredith son of Richard, 5 marks spent in buying 5 bulls and 10 cows for the king, and 2001. delivered to the earl of Cornwall the king's brother out of the issues of the amercements of the eyre of G. de Langele and his fellows, justices of the forest last itinerant in those counties. By tally and witnesses. * Added. Quia invent' fuit in garderoba.

Page  52 52 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 8-cont. June 7. Allocate to Drew de Barentin, formerly bailiff of the islands of Westminster. Geres' and Gerner', in the issues thereof, 40 marks delivered to S. de Monteforti, earl of Leicester, to fortify the king's castles in Gascony. By K. To the sheriff of Leicester [and Warwick].* Contrabreve to pay 50 marks to Master Simon de Wautton out of the issues of the eyre in those counties [or out of the issues of the counties]* to maintain himself in the king's service. Allocate to Laurence de Frowyk and Nicholas Bat, sheriffs of London, in the issues of that county (sic), 11 marks spent in purchase and delivery of two gerfalcons to J. Maunsell, provost of Beverley, to do therewith as the king has enjoined. By J. Maunsell. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to pay 11 marks of silver out of the first issues or perquisites of the county to Christina de Plumberge in lieu of a mark of gold which she paid in the wardrobe for a favour granted to her, but which she did not obtain. By K. June 10. Liberate without delay to John de Ardy and Peter Guillelmi Westminster. de Torestr', messengers of Bayonne, 10 marks of the king's gift for their expenses. By K. June 11. Allocate to the bailiffs of Gloucester, in the farm of their town, Windsor. 39s. 1ld. spent in carriage of lampreys through divers places in England to the king and queen. By the steward. June 12. Liberate without delay to Peter Chacepork, keeper of the Windsor. wardrobe, 1001. for the king's expenses. By K. Liberate without delay to William Segwyn of Ryuns 50 marks of the king's gift. To the sheriff of Warwick and Leicester. Contrabreve to raise 2001. and 20 marks without delay for Bertram de Crioll, constable of Dover, out of the issues of the counties or out of the eyre there, as the king owes him that sum for Easter term last for keeping Dover castle, and to bring it to the New Temple in London for delivery to the treasurer thereof to Bertram's use by 8 days from Michaelmas at latest, not failing as he loves himself for any mandate directed or to be directed to him. By K. To the treasurer and chamberlains of Dublin. Liberate without delay to William Rustand, citizen of Bordeaux, attorney of * Omitted in the earlier entry.

Page  53 36 HENRY III. 53 1252. Membrane 8 -cont. Gaucelm Brisecaillau, 100 marks arrears of 242 marks which William de Boeles, when seneschal of Gascony, and Walter de Arundell, king's serjeant, received of Gaucelm for the defence of the king's land of Gascony. By J. Maunsell. Also 100s. for William's expenses. To the bailiffs of Winchelese. Contrabreve to repair where necessary the king's mills of Rye, the pond thereof, and the boats. By J. Maunsell. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to pay 401. without delay to the keepers of the king's works at Bristol for the works at the castle. By K. Note that on the Thursday after St. Barnabas in the 36th year Geoffrey de Lezingnan the king's brother received 1001. in the wardrobe at Windesores on his yearly fee of 300 marks, whereof he receives half at Michaelmas and half at Easter. He is paid for Michaelmas in the 36th year. Further the king ordered that this 1001. should not be allowed in his fee, but given as a gift. June 14. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to pay 1001. of the king's Windsor. gift out of the issues of the county or other sources to Geoffrey de Lezingnan or his known messenger bearing these letters. By K. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to carry the timber felled in the forest of Essex for the works at Dover castle, which the sheriff of Essex will deliver, from the sea to the said castle for delivery to the constable. By K. To the same. Contrabreve to pay 401. to Bertram de Crioll, constable of Dover castle, for the works there. By K. June 15. To the treasurer and chamberlains of Dublin. Liberate Windsor. without delay to the bearer of these presents 2001. for John de Norhampton, 431. 6s. 8d. for John Paris, 231. 7s. lid. for Antesme de Candos, 10. for Richard de Tondu, 641. for Thomas Hareng, 421. 6s. 8d. for Richard de Preston, 461. 7s. 8d. for Eustace de Coggeshal, 801. lls. 6d. for William de Richemund, and 401. 7d. for Walter Brond, for cloths and furs bought of them for the king by the hand of J. de Sumercote and R. the tailor. By K. To the treasurer and chamberlains of Ireland. Liberate without delay to the master of the Templars in England or his known nominee 200 marks arrears of the yearly fee of 50 marks

Page  54 54 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 8-cont. which he receives at the Exchequer of London to maintain a knight in the Holy Land. By K. To Drew de Barentin. Contrabreve to pay 201. out of the arrears of the issues of the king's islands to Edelina wife of Ellis de Blinak, of the annuity of 101. granted to her for life at Bordeaux, that is, 101. for Drew's term and 101. for that of Walter de Arundell. By K. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to pay 401. without any delay to Roger the tailor and Ralph de Duiun to make some small purchases for the king in Boston fair. By K. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 100s. of the king's gift to Master Henry of Avranches for his expenses. June 16. Liberate to Nicholas de Molis, whom the king is sending to Windsor. Gascony, 1001. for his expenses. By J. Maunsel. To the treasurer and chamberlains of Dublin. Liberate without delay to Gaylard Culumb on the sight hereof 691. 3s. 4d. due to him for an imprest made to the king in Gascony to the use of Guy de Lezingnan the king's brother. By K. June 18. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to pay 40 marks of the Reading. king's gift without delay to J. prior of Newburgh, the king's chaplain, for his expenses, out of the issues of the county or some other source. By K. Allocate to P. Chacepork, keeper of the wardrobe, in his account thereof, all payments, liveries, and satisfactions (pacaciones) contained in the rolls formerly of William Hardel and Master William de Kilkenny, whereof account is to be rendered at the Exchequer, as their counter-rolls more fully testify. By K. in the presence of J. de Lexinton and R. Walerand. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to salt 4 harts to be delivered by the keeper of the forest of Everle, and 10 bucks to be delivered by Avice de Columbariis, keeper of the forest of Cette, and carry them to Winchester for the king. By the steward. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks of the king's gift without delay to William de Monte Revelli for the loss of a charger and other damages sustained in the king's service in Gascony. By K.

Page  55 36 HENRY III. 55 1252. Membrane 8-cont. To Godfrey de Lyston. Contrabreve to pay out of the farm of his bailiwick to Henry, fitter (atilliatori) of the king's crossbows, who receives 5d. daily, his liveries weekly from Easter in the 36th year till Michaelmas following. By K. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry to Westminster the 56 tuns of wine which the king's chamberlains of London will deliver, to place in the king's cellars there. By the steward. June 20. Liberate to Adam de Benetlege 661. 4s. 2d., to Peter de Frowyk Winchester. 161. 6~d., to Reynold de Cantebr' 121. 8s. 9d., to Richard Abel 631. 8s. 8d., to William de Berkyng 201. 19s. 4d., to Geoffrey de Toteham 211. 14s. 8d., to John de Blakethorn 571. 9s. 4d., to Walter de Hungerie 481. 6s. 8d., to Aulelm de Paris 41. 13s. 6d., to William de Hakeneye 100s., to Abel the goldsmith 101., and to William de Glouc' 551. 18s. 4d., all for jewels bought by them and delivered to P. Chacepork, keeper [of the wardrobe], at York at Christmas in the 36th year; to the last-named William 581. 6s. 8d. for 11 garlands of gold weighing 116s. 8d.; to Henry de Frowyk 281. 7s. 10d. for jewels bought of him, 571. 12s. 6d. for a gold cup weighing 65s. Id., a gold chalice weighing 39s. 8d., and 6 gold spoons weighing 10s. 6d., sent to York to the same P. at the same feast for M. queen of Scotland, the king's daughter, at her marriage, 71. 6s. 6d. for a silver ewer (olla) for the same purpose, 44s. 2d. for a silver incense-bowl (nascella) and pyx weighing MEMBRANE 7. 34s. 2d., 28s. 4d. for 2 silver jugs (urceolis) weighing 18s. 4d., and 61. 3s. 4d. for making new utensils weighing 441. 7s. 3d. out of the king's old silver which weighed 441. 14s. 6d., the loss by fire of 17s. being allowed in the cost of making, all for the king's daughter; to John Silvestr' 20 marks for books bought of him and delivered to [P.] for [the king's daughter's] chapel; to John de Bosco 1041. 9s. 6d. for woollen cloth of Provins bought and delivered to Roger the tailor and J. de Sumercote for the king against Christmas; to Bernard de Porta 61. for a precious gold buckle bought of him and offered at the feretory of St. Edward at the Circumcision in the same year; to Alexander le Poter, Martin the brazier (calder') and Alexander de Ferun 131. 17s. ld. for caldrons and other kitchen utensils delivered to [P.] for [the king's daughter]; and to Laurence le Cofrer 45s. for coffers and trunks (barudis),bought of him for the like purpose. By E. de Westm'. To the sheriff of Berks and Oxford. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks to Peter de Chavent, king's yeoman, to buy a rouncey of the king's gift. By R. Walerand.

Page  56 56 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 7-cont. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay without delay to William de Chabbeneys the king's kinsman 30 marks which the king has promised him. By K. To the sheriff of Bedford and Buckingham. Contrabreve to pay 9d. daily to each of four of the king's serjeants-at-arms dwelling in garrison in the castle of Windesores from the feast of St. Simon and St. Jude in the 36th year to that of St. John the Baptist following. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to pay 300 marks out of the issues of the country or the last eyre therein for the works at the castle of Windesores to the keepers of the king's works there. By K. Allocate to P. Chaceporc', keeper of the bishopric of Winchester, in the issues thereof while void and in the king's hand, 1001. paid to Simon the chaplain and other keepers of the works of the castle of Wyndesores to carry on those works; 100 marks paid to Henry de Ferlegh, sheriff of Hants, for the king's works at Freymantell; 40 marks paid of the king's gift to Master Walter, archdeacon of Surrey, for his expenses in going to Lyons; 30 marks paid to Hugh Chaceporc' of his yearly fee of 30 marks for the 33rd year; 100s. paid of the king's gift to Robert de Lond', who first brought the report of the election (postulacione) of Aymer the king's brother; 151. spent in finishing the buildings at Hameled'; 100s. spent in repairing the quay of Suthwerk; 43s. 4d. paid to Master Nicholas the fisherman for his estovers while he was in the king's service; 100 marks paid in the wardrobe for the king's expenses; and 3301. 10s. 2d. paid to Aymer elect of Winchester, the king's brother, to buy seed to sow his lands between St. Hilary and St. Ambrose. By K. June 26. Liberate to Laurence del Brok the king's serjeant 101. for Winchester. the term of St. John the Baptist in the 36th year of the 201. granted to him yearly to maintain himself while he is in the king's service. Allocate to John de Sumercote, keeper of the king's exchange, in the issues thereof, from the time when he first received that office till St. John the Baptist in the 36th year, 2s. daily for his expenses, and so henceforward so long as he has the keepership. By J. Maunsel. To the bailiffs of York. Contrabreve to let J. prior of Newburgh have a tun of wine of the king's gift. By R. Wa[lerand].

Page  57 36 HENRY III. 57 1252. Membrane 7-cont. To the sheriff of Buckingham. Contrabreve to pay 50s. each to Richard de Shireburn and Richard le Rus (Ruffo) for their expenses in the king's service. By K. To the sheriff of Dorset. Contrabreve to repair the buildings in his bailiwick wherein Joan Gorges dwells, spending up to 100s. thereon. By R. Walerand. To the same. Contrabreve to pay 100s. to the said Joan of the king's gift. By R. Walerand. June 27. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to roof the penthouse Winchester. between the great gate of Winchester castle and the king's almonry with slate; to make two tables for two altars and two super-altars to place in the king's chapel of St. Thomas and the chapel by his bed; to make a cross in the chapel with Mary and John, and another Mary with her son, a plaster fireplace in the great tower, thick ironwork for the windows of the king's chamber, and a glass window in the gallery (oriolo) of the queen's chapel; to arch over two windows of the king's wardrobe; to make a chamber with an upper story (estagio) for the king's chaplains in front of the door of the chapel of St. Thomas the Martyr; and to remove the earth in the ditch towards Beaumunt; the cost to be credited by view. By K. June 29. To the sheriff of Warwick. Contrabreve to levy 50 marks Clarendon. with speed of the issues of the eyre in the county, and pay them to Henry le Peytevin, the king having lent him that sum till Martinmas next. By K. To the bailiffs of Winchester. Contrabreve to pay 501. to the sheriff of Hants for the king's works at Winchester and Freymantel. By K. July 1. To the bailiffs of Southampton. Contrabreve to let William Clarendon. de Chabbeneys have a tun of wine of the king's gift out of the farm of their town. By R. Walerand. To the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset. Contrabreve to pay 401. to the keepers of the king's works at Corf and Gillingham to carry out those works, in addition to the 401. lately ordered by another writ. By K. Liberate to Geoffrey de Lezingnan the king's brother 1001. for his expenses, saving the expenses of the king's works at Westminster. By K.

Page  58 58 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 7-cont. July 3. Liberate to Colin the queen's tailor 100s. 20d. for minever Clarendon. bought by him in London for the king in the 32nd and 31st years, and 70s. for Walter Marshal for cloth bought of him in Winchester fair in the 31st year by the hands of William de Plessetis. By E. de Westm'. Liberate to Adam le Faytur of Lichefeud 54s. 6d. for fur bought of him for the king in St. Edmund's fair in the 33rd year; to Michael de Merchinglee 41s. 5d. for cloth bought of him in the fair of St. Ives in the 29th year; and to Adam Dyer (Tinctori) of Newcastle 41s. 5d. for the like, and 62s. 3d. for Walter le Paumer for cloth bought of him in Winchester fair in the 32nd year by the hand of W. de Plessetis. By E. de Westm'. Liberate to Bartholomew de Gutlond 102s. for greywork bought of him in London, and 41. 8s. on behalf of Michael de Suhampton for cloth bought of him in the fair of St. Ives by the hand of W. de Plessetis, all in the 33rd year. By E. de Westm'. Liberate to Adam de Walsingham and Benedicta la Flaunere his wife 271. 201d. for bread bought of them by the hand of Stephen Fromund in the 31st and 32nd years. By R. Walerand and Stephen Fromund. July 4. Liberate to Ralph de Carmardin, master of a ship of St. Clarendon. Andrew's in Scotland, 1201. 5s. for 65 tuns of wine bought of him at Suhampton by the bailiffs there. By R. Walerand and by letters patent of the bailiffs of Suhampton. Allocate to the same bailiffs in the farm of their town 20s. spent in purchase in the 35th year of a tun of prisage-wine given to the abbot of Beaulieu to celebrate divine service in his abbey; and 258. 3~d. spent in purchase of a tun of must and carriage thereof to the king at Westminster in the 33rd year. By K. MEMBRANE 6. July 5. Allocate to Robert Basset, formerly sheriff of Norhampton, in Clarendon. the farm of the county, 111. 13s. 6d. spent in repairs of the king's stew of Clive, 101. 6s. spent in repairs of that of Brickestok, 41. 6s. spent in enclosing the king's park of Norhampton with a wall, 21d. spent in carriage of a tun of wax from Norhampton to Wodestok, and 12d. spent in carriage of a wounded man from Selveston to Wudestok. By tally and witness. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to spend 201. without delay in amending defects within the king's island of Lunday by view and testimony of lawful men. By K.

Page  59 36 HENRY III. 59 1252. Membrane 6 —con. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to pay 15 marks of the king's gift to Robert de Mares to maintain himself in the king's service. By R. Walerand. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks to Robert de Stopham, king's serjeant, for a horse in recompense of one which he lost in the king's service. By R. Walerand. July 10. Liberate to Geoffrey de Rabayn, knight, 101. of the king's gift Clarendon. for his expenses on his way homewards. By K. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 100s. to Nicholas Purcell and William de Sancto Jermano, king's serjeants-at-arms, on the wages they receive from the king. By J. Maunsell. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to carry 20 tuns of wine, which Roger le Flemeng, taker of the king's wines, will deliver, to Clarendon to place in the king's cellar there. By the steward. To the same. Contrabreve to pay for a tun of wine of lawful prise which the said Roger will deliver to Theobald de Engleschevil of the king's gift. By K. To the sheriff of Dorset. Contrabreve to find two tapers continually burning, one at the head of the queen of Scotland, formerly the king's sister, and the other before the high altar in the conventual church of Tharent. By K. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to receive Robert de Pateshull, afflicted (labore, rectius laboret) with insanity by the evil nature of the air, the king wishing him to be restored to his due health; and to keep him safely till further orders, finding Id. daily for his food. By K. To the sheriff of Leicester. Contrabreve to pay 501. to William de Ferariis, earl of Derby, out of the issues of the last eyre at Leicester, being arrears for Easter term in the 36th year of his son Robert's fee of 1001. By K. To the sheriff of Dorset. Contrabreve to buy sufficient books and vestments for the service of the king's chapel at Dorc' and deliver them to the king's chaplain ministering there, and to repair the chapel as may be necessary. By K. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks of the king's gift to William de Sancto Leodegario to maintain himself in the king's service. By K.

Page  60 60 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 6-cont. To the sheriff of Warwick. Contrabreve to pay 100s. without delay to Nicholas de Sancto Mauro for Easter term in the 36th year, and [100]s. for Michaelmas term following, of the yearly fee of 51. granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service so long as he remains therein. By K. To John de Escrutevill, keeper of the king's manor of Boudun. Contrabreve to spend up to 40s. by view in renewing and repairing the king's buildings at Boudun. By K. To the sheriff of Norfolk. Contrabreve to pay 15 marks of the king's gift without delay to Robert le Noreys to maintain himself in the king's service. By K. July 12. To the sheriff of Cambridge and Huntingdon. Contrabreve to Clarendon. pay 15 marks of the king's gift without delay to Raymond de Bevill the king's kinsman to pay his debts. By K. To the sheriff of Somerset. Contrabreve to spend 40s. in repairing the king's gaol of Ivelcestre, and to carry a fother of lead to Gillingham for the king's works there out of the lead which is in his keeping at Warham. By K. To the sheriff of Dorset. Contrabreve to make a penthouse between the queen's chamber and her chapel in the king's castle of Shireburn, the cost to be credited by view. By K. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to pay 40s. of the king's gift to John de Cambio. By K. To the keepers of the king's works at Bristol. Contrabreve to remake the barbican of the postern of Bristol castle towards the town with the five oaks which the king has ordered to be felled and carried to Bristol, and to replace and repair the shingles of the king's chamber and kitchen which have fallen down in the wind. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to fell five oaks for timber in the forest of Dene and carry them without delay to Bristol castle for delivery to the keepers of the king's works there to carry out those works. By K. July 14. Liberate to William de Ponte 191. 10s. for 13 tuns of wine, to Clarendon. William de Baudus 101. 108. for 7 tuns, to Bernard de Fonte 331. 6s. 8d. for 20 tuns, and to Constantine (Constent') de Monte and Bernard de Brusses 341. 10s. for 23 tuns, all bought at Bristol in the 36th year by the hand of Robert de Dacre, taker of the king's wines. By the steward.

Page  61 36 HENRY III. 61 1252. Membrane 6-cont. July 15. Allocate to John de Escrutevill, keeper of the king's manor of Clarendon. Melleburn, in the issues thereof, 6d. daily from the feast of St. John the Baptist in the 34th year, to maintain himself so long as he holds that office. By the steward. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay 71. 10s. without delay to Peter de Aneseye for Easter term in the 36th year on his yearly fee of 151. By R. Walerand. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to re-erect and repair where necessary the stable of the king's castle of Salisbury, which was blown down, the cost to be credited by view. By K. To the same. Contrabreve to pave the chamber under the king's chapel at Clarendon, to make and paint new windows in the king's chamber, and roof the queen's chamber, the cost to be credited by view. By K. July 16. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to receive 4 Ludgershall. cartloads of lead from Simon de la Buluse and carry them to Winchester for delivery to the sheriff of Suthampton, keeper of the king's works there. By K. July 9. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to pave the queen's Clarendon. chamber at Clarendon and the chamber under her chapel; to glaze three windows in the winding stair (vicio) of that chamber, two in that which leads down from the king's chamber, and one at the foot of the winding-stair of the same chamber; to make a privy chamber in the building where the foresters lie, one in the cellar against its well, and three beams (espor') where needed in the chambers of Sir Edward; to gild two angels (ang'los) and two tables in the king's chapel; to remake and improve the queen's garden; to build a room where Master David's tools can be placed, and a scullery (? herlebecheriam) against the great kitchen; to cover the wall by the great gate with freestone; and to repair all the other buildings as far as is necessary; the cost to be credited by view. July 16. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to find necessaries Ludgershall. for six falcons of the king's and four of Edward the king's son which are in the keeping of Ralph de Erlham, and three greyhounds of the king's and two of Edward's, that is, a halfpenny daily for each falcon and each greyhound, and lid. daily for livery of a groom keeping them, from the time when the sheriff first received the county as long as the falcons are in moult. By the steward.

Page  62 62 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 6-cont. To the sheriff of Surrey. Contrabreve to pay 508. yearly as wages to each of two chaplains ministering in the chapel of the king's castle of Gudeford, and to one in the hospital of that town, as long as he shall retain his office. July 18..To the sheriff of Lancaster. Contrabreve to spend up to 500 Marlborough. marks out of the issues of his bailiwick by view and testimony of lawful men on the works enjoined at Lancaster castle, seeing that he has not retained that sum for the purpose as lately ordered out of the issues of the last forest eyre in the county, but has paid them and other issues of the eyre at the Exchequer, as is said. By K. July 21. Liberate to William Nest 61. 13s. 4d. for 4 tuns of wine, to Roger Marlborough. de Berkham 33s. 4d. for 1 tun, to John de Shippestoune 33s. 4d. for 1 tun, to John le Fort 668. 8d. for 2 tuns, to Thomas Kynemay 66s. 8d. for 2 tuns, to Thomas Mullepulle' 61. 13s. 4d. for 4 tuns, to Gilbert Bodemine 33s. 4d. for 1 tun, to Thomas le Rus (Ruffo) 66s. 8d. for 2 tuns, to Adam le Taverner and Richard le Jovene 66s. 8d. for 2 tuns, to Walter Sturi 151. for 9 tuns, to Alexander de Fermewyne 301. for 18 tuns, to Ralph le Walays 81. 6s. 8d. for 5 tuns, and to William le Blund (Blundo) 101. for 6 tuns, bought of them for the king at Bristol by the hands of Robert de Dacre, taker of the king's wines, in the 36th year. By R. Walerand. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry two middlesized (mediocres) bells, which Edward de Westm' will deliver at London by the king's command, to Merleberg for delivery to the king's constable there. By K. To the sheriff of Salop. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks for the king's works at Mungumery to the keepers thereof. By K. MEMBRANE 5. July 22. Marlborough. To Alan la Zuche, justice of Chester. Contrabreve to receive 100 bucks which Hugh le Fraunceys (Franciscus) and Robert de Edmundestorp, king's serjeants, will take in the king's parks of Darnhale and Makelesfeld and deliver, to salt them by view and counsel of the said serjeants, and carry them to Westminster against the coming feast of St. Edward for delivery to the keeper of the king's larder there. By the steward. To the same. Like order as to 120 stags to be taken in the forests of co. Chester by Philip and Richard de Caundevere the king's huntsmen.

Page  63 36 HENRY III. 63 1252. Membrane 5-cont. To the same. Contrabreve to pay 100s. each to the said Philip and Richard to buy two rounceys of the king's gift. By R. Walerand. To the sheriff of Warwick. Contrabreve to carry to Oxford without delay for delivery to the sheriff, to carry to Windesores for the king's works there, the remainder of 60 fothers of lead which the sheriff of Derby delivered to Philip Marmiun, formerly sheriff of Warwick, for that purpose, for which Philip received a writ of computabitur; and to carry to Wodestok without delay, for delivery to the keepers of the king's works there, the remainder of 12 fothers which the sheriff of Derby then delivered to Philip to carry thither. By K. July 26. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 21 marks to Marlborough. Nicholas Purcell and William de Sancto Germano in addition to the 100s. already ordered (p. 59), making 10 marks in all. By J. Maunsell. To the sheriff of Sussex. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks without delay to Nicholas de Turri out of the amercement into which the county fell before the king for default, that sum being due to him for Michaelmas term in the 36th year of the 401. which he receives yearly for his expenses. To the sheriff of Cambridge. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks without delay to William Paulmer, king's serjeant, for a horse lost in the king's service. By K. To the sheriff of Warwick. Contrabreve to levy 1001. without delay out of the issues of the eyre in the county, and let the keepers of the king's works at Windesores have them to carry out those works. By K. July 30. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to buy a tun of wine Faringdon. and let the-abbot of Hayles have it of the king's gift to celebrate divine service. By K. Aug. 1. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to carry 5 tuns Woodstock. of wine to Clarendon, 2 to Lutegarsale, 2 to Sandelford, 12 to Merleberg, and 19 with the utmost speed to Wodestok, out of 40 which the keepers of the king's wines at Suhampton will deliver. By the steward. Liberate to Edward de Westm' 1,000 marks which are by themselves in the keeping of the treasurer and chamberlains, to buy gold for the king. By K. Mandate to Edward to receive the money and buy the gold.

Page  64 64 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 5-cont. Aug. 4. Allocate to John de Sumercote, keeper of the exchange, in the Woodstock. issues thereof, 2001. delivered in the wardrobe at Wudestok on the Sunday before St. Laurence in the 36th year to P. Chaceporc, keeper, by the hands of Thomas de Colecestr', chaplain. Aug. 5. Allocate to Hugh Gargat, keeper of the lands late of Godfrey Woodstock. de Craucumb, in the issues thereof, 101. delivered in the wardrobe at Wudestok on the Monday after St. Peter's Chains to P. Chaceporc, keeper. Aug. 6. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks without Woodstock. delay to Henry de Candevre the king's hunstman, whom the king is sending to take venison in the county, to buy a rouncey of the king's gift. By R. Walerand. To the bailiffs of Southampton. Like order as to William Luvel. By R. Walerand. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to receive 100 bucks which the said William is sent to take in the New Forest, and to salt them and carry them to Westminster against the coming feast of St. Edward. By the steward. To the sheriff of York. The like as to 40 bucks which Henry de Candevre the king's huntsman is sent to take in the forest of Gautris. To the sheriff of Cumberland. The like as to bucks from the forest of Englewod, the said Henry being sent to take all that can be found. To the sheriff of Northumberland. The like as to 30 bucks which the said Henry will take in the forest of Northumberland, to be delivered as above to the keeper of the king's larder at Westminster. Aug. 7. Writ to the sheriff of Surrey to levy 301. without delay from the Woodstock. lands and chattels of Nicholas de Wauncy, formerly sheriff, and spend them by view of good and lawful men in finishing the king's works at Guldeford, which remain unfinished by the negligence of the said Nicholas, though he was repeatedly ordered by writs of computabitur to despatch them. By the abbot of Persore. Writ sewn to the roll. Aug. 8. Liberate to Thomas Esporun, king's clerk, 101., half at the Woodstock. Michaelmas Exchequer and half at that of Easter, granted to him yearly so long as he shall be in the king's service at the

Page  65 36 HENRY III. 65 1252. Membrane 5-cont. Exchequer, and until the king shall make fuller provision for him. These letters are patent. By K. and J. Mansell. To Alan la Zuche, justice of Chester. Contrabreve to pay Mansell le Taillur up to four marks to repair the king's pavilions. By the steward. Aug. 9. To the farmers of Wodestok and its members. Contrabreve Woodstock. to deliver 901. of their farm for Michaelmas term next to the keepers of the king's works at Wodestok to carry out those works. By K. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to pay 18s. to the friars preachers of Oxford for a silk cloth which the king gave them when he was last at Oxford, but which they have not yet had. By K. Allocate to Elias le Evesk (Episcopo), a Jew of London, in his share of the tallage of 4,000 marks due from the king's Jews in 15 days from St. Martin in the 37th year, or in his arrears, if any, of the tallage of the 36th year, 7 marks of gold which he gave to have a charter, which the king has cancelled, to pay 1001. yearly in lieu of all tallages falling on him. By Philip Luvel. Liberate to the messenger of Peter Bertrami bearing these letters 30 marks of the king's gift to Peter. By J. Mansell. Aug. 10. Allocate to Aaron son of Abraham, a Jew of London, in the Woodstock. above-named tallages, 20 marks of gold, being 10 marks given for a charter, which the king has cancelled, to pay 200 marks yearly in lieu of all tallages falling on him, and 10 marks for the first term of the said 200 marks. By Philip Luvel. Liberate without delay to the dean of St. Andrew's, Bordeaux, 201. of the king's gift for his expenses. By K. To the bailiffs 'delWych.' Contrabreve to pay 401. without delay for the king's works at Gloucester to the keepers thereof. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to pay 100s. to Reynold de Drumare to maintain himself in the king's service. By K. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pay 401. for the king's works at Gloucester to the keepers thereof. Aug. 12. To Godfrey de Lyston, bailiff of Cokham and Braye. ContraWoodstock. breve to pay 60 marks without delay out of the farm of Michaelmas next to the keepers of the king's works at Windesores to make a 5-(22)

Page  66 66 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 5-cont. (acinetam) round the new tower there as lately enjoined on the constable. Aug. 13. Liberate without delay to brother Richard, monk of Kirkestal, Woodstock. bearing these letters, proctor of Master Roger Luvel, king's proctor in the court of Rome, 201. of the king's gift for Roger's expenses. By K. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to pay without delay to Master Alexander de Branfeud, physician of Edward the king's son, 20 marks of the king's gift out of the issues of the county or some other source. By K. Aug. 13. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks of Woodstock. the king's gift without delay to William de Chabbeneys. By K. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks of the king's gift to John de la Sale. By K. To the sheriff of Surrey. Contrabreve to pay 2d. daily to Ellis Maunsel for keeping the king's park of Geudeford from the Exaltation of the Holy Cross in the 36th year to St. John the Baptist following. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to repair the wall and turrets of the king's castle at Norhampton and all the buildings thereof where necessary, and to complete that part of the wall of the king's park which it is the king's business to complete; to repair anew the king's kitchen at Geytinton, to mend the gutters, and to set up the corner of the king's chamber, which has fallen down; to repair the king's buildings at Brickstok in like manner where necessary, and the doors and windows, to set up the wall between the hall and the kitchen where it is fallen down, and to make the gates anew; to roof the king's buildings at Silveston where necessary, to new make the wardrobe of the king's high chamber, to mend the larder, to set up the wall by the grange, which has fallen down, and to repair anew the bay of the king's stew; the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Warwick and Leicester. Contrabreve to pay 30 marks of the king's gift without delay to Henry le Peytevin, not failing thereof as he loves himself, seeing that the king does not wish him to make the imprest of 50 marks to Henry lately ordered, but to return the writ therefor. By Ertald de S[ancto Romano?] Aug. 19. Allocate to Guy de Rupe Forti, in the fee of 181. which he is Woodstock. to receive for three years at the Michaelmas Exchequer after

Page  67 36 HENRY III. 67 1252. Membrane 5-cont. the king has returned to Edmund de Lacy the lands of Edmund's fee which were in Guy's keeping, 541. due from him as arrears of knights in Gascony, that is 181. in Michaelmas term of the 36th year, and 361. at the same term in the two years following. By K. Note that Geoffrey Rydel the elder and the younger of Blaye and Gerard de Blavia have been satisfied of their fees till Michaelmas in the 36th year, as appears on the Close Roll. (Close Rolls, 1251-1253, p. 145.) MEMBRANE 4. Aug. 19. To John de Hanneberge and Peter de Legh, keepers of the Woodstock. king's manor of Wudestok. Contrabreve to make a building under the king's chamber in the manor and a wall between the king's kitchen and larder, to turf the great lawn (herbarium), to buy a fair table to keep in the queen's chamber, to place two pictures of two bishops in the king's great chapel and one of St. Mary in the chapel of St. Edward, and to make a fireplace in the queen's kitchen; the cost to be credited by view. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to carry to the house of the friars preachers of Bristol 30 oaks with their fallen wood (escaetis) which the king has given to the said friars in his wood of Kinggeswod without Bristol. By K. To Hugh Garget. Contrabreve to pay 401. to the works at Wudestok to John de Hannebergh and Peter de Legh, keepers thereof, out of the issues of his bailiwick. To the constable of Merleberge. Contrabreve to salt and carry to the king 15 bucks from the forest of Savernake and 15 from that of Chet which the king is sending his yeoman John de Muscegros to take. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to buy a tun of good wine in Bristol and let Nicholas de Sancto Mauro have it of the king's gift. By K. Aug. 21. Allocate to Peter Chacepork, keeper of the castle of St. Briavels Brill. and the forest of Dene, in the farm of that bailiwick, 201. granted to him for his expenses in going beyond seas on the king's errand. By K. Liberate to Martin the greater, king's crossbowman, 20 marks, and to Martin the less, king's crossbowman, 10 marks, for their horses lost in the king's service. By P. Chaceporc.

Page  68 68 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 4-cont. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to buy a thousand of wax in their town and send it without delay to the king at St. Albans on this Friday, the vigil of St. Bartholomew (Bath'i) for delivery in the wardrobe. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to buy 150 pounds of wax in Oxford with all speed and send it after the king, so that he may have it at Messenden at prime on this Wednesday after the Assumption. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to let Peter Chaceporc, whom the king is sending on his errand beyond seas, have a good ship for transport of himself, his household, and his horses. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to receive 15 bucks to be delivered by Walter de Langele, Gilbert de Burgo, Ernald Guillelmi, and Geoffrey de Mana............... and to salt them and carry them after the king. To the sheriff of Sussex. Contrabreve to go to....... in person and see the condition of the king's two galleys there, taking with him William Beaufiz, Brice de la Rye, Thomas Pharon', and Henry Buchard, by whose counsel he is to repair and amend what he may find in need thereof, so that the king may have them at Portesmuth in 8 days from Michalemas. To the bailiff of Bruhull. Contrabreve to lengthen the king's privy chamber at Brehull (sic) by six feet, and make a partition (interclusum) between it and the king's wardrobe, the cost to be credited by view. Aug. 22. Allocate to Alexander de Hamden, sheriff of Buckingham and Missenden. Bedford, 201. delivered in the wardrobe at Messenden to P. Chaceporc, keeper, in 8 days from the Assumption. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks of the king's gift to William Segur. Aug. 27. To the same. Contrabreve to carry to St. Edmund's a thousand St. Albans. of wax which Roger de Ros will deliver. Aug. 28. Liberate to Geoffrey de Bello Campo *[without delay at the Temple Dinsley. coming Michaelmas Exchequer] 481. 17s. remaining due for the 34th, 35th, and 36th years of his yearly fee of 201. Aug. 27. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to make bridges and St. Albans. hurdles by the counsel and aid of Peter de London, king's clerk, * Cancelled by dots underneath.

Page  69 36 HENRY III. 69 1252. Membrane 4-cont. whom the king is sending to him, for 80 ships against the king's passage to Gascony, making and carrying them to Portesmuth out of the farm of Suhampton and Portesmuth and the issues of the county, firmly prohibiting all carpentry throughout the county till they are finished, and finding necessaries for Peter meanwhile; as the king has requested A. elect of Winchester and the priors of St. Swithin's at Winchester and of Suwic to provide from their woods what the sheriff and Peter will require. The cost is to be credited by view of Peter. To the bailiffs of Southampton. Contrabreve to pay their farm for the coming Michaelmas term without delay to the sheriff of Hants and the said Peter to make bridges and hurdles as above, so that the king's passage to Gascony may not be delayed by the bailiffs' default. To Hugh Gargete. Contrabreve to let the prioress and nuns of St. Margaret's at Ivingeho have 30 quarters of wheat of the king's gift, and to carry it to their house. To the sheriff of Buckingham. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks to William de Chabbeneys of the king's gift for his expenses. To the sheriff of Cambridge. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks of the king's gift without delay to Nicholas de Yetingden, yeoman of Edward the king's son. Aug. 29. To the sheriff of Warwick and Leicester. Contrabreve to spend Shingay. up to 401. by view and testimony of lawful men in repairing the king's castle of Sauveye and its buildings where he shall find it most necessary and convenient. Aug. 30. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to buy a tun of good Chippenham. wine in Suhampton and let the wife of Robert Walerand have it of the king's gift. Sept. 2. To the bailiffs of Norwich. Contrabreve to buy 50 lasts of St. Edmund's. herrings for the king in their town and deliver them to the sheriff of Norfolk to carry whither he has been ordered. To the sheriff of Norfolk. Contrabreve to carry the said herrings to Westminster. Sept. 3. Allocate to Robert le Sauvage, sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, St. Edmund's. in the issues of the last eyre in those counties, 701. 10s. delivered to Ralph de Dungun, keeper of the king's works at Windesores at Easter Eve in the 36th year, to carry out those works, and 100

Page  70 70 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 4-cont. marks delivered in the wardrobe at St. Edmund's to P. Chaceporc, keeper, on the Monday before the Nativity of St. Mary. Liberate to Geoffrey de Lezignan the king's brother 300 marks [of the first money which shall come to the Exchequer].* Sept. 4. St. Edmund's. Sept. 5. St. Edmund's. To the sheriff of Suffolk. Contrabreve to give a tun of good wine without delay to Beatrice, wife of Master Richard the king's harper. Allocate to Robert le Vavassur, sheriff of Nottingham and Derby, in the issues of the last eyre for common pleas in those counties, 2971. 4s. 5~d. delivered in the wardrobe at St. Edmund's to P. Chaceporc, keeper, on the Thursday before the Nativity of St. Mary. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to let Roger le Taillur, king's serjeant, have fifteen thousand of wax, as they love themselves and their chattels. Sept. 6. St. Edmund's. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to carry the 60 fothers of lead which the sheriff of Warwick will deliver to Windesores for the king's works there, and 12 fothers to Wudestok for the like purpose, all without delay. Sept. 13. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to receive 20 stags which St. Edmund's. John de Venuz will take in the forest of Vulvemere and Axiholt by the aid of Robert de Sancto Johanne and will deliver, and to salt them and carry them to Westminster against the feast of St. Edward for delivery to the keeper of the king's larder. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to receive 30 bucks and 16 stags which John de Lessintun will take in the forest of Shirewoode by the aid of Adam de Everingham and will deliver, and to salt them and carry them to Westminster as above. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to find necessaries for six gerfalcons newly sent to the king, which are in the keeping of Henry de Hauvill, as long as they shall so remain, that is, id. daily for each of them. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to let a white bear, which the king is sending to the Tower to be kept there, and its keeper, have 4d. daily for their maintenance so long as they are there. * Substituted for without delay.

Page  71 36 HENRY III. 71 1252. Membrane 4-cont. Sept. 15. To the sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk. Contrabreve to repair St. Edmund's. where necessary the hall of the tower of the king's castle of Norwich and the king's gaol of Gipewiz, the cost to be credited by view. To the same. Contrabreve to buy two tuns of good wine in his bailiwick and give them to the sacrist of St. Edmund's in lieu of 2 tuns taken from him for the king when staying there. Sept. 17. Allocate to the mayor and bailiffs of Newcastle-on-Tyne, in Ely. the farm of their town, 1001. paid in the wardrobe at Ely for Michaelmas term in the 36th year to P. Chacepork, keeper, on St. Lambert's day. Sept. 18. Allocate to Robert le Sauvage, sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, Ely. in the issues of the last eyre in those counties, 20 marks delivered to the king's kinsman William de Chabbeneys at Ely of the king's gift. Sept. 19. To the justices of the Jews. Allocate to Isaac son of Josceus Ditton. le Prestre (presbiteri), in his debts to the king, 601. for which the king has betaken himself to Aaron son of Abraham, a Jew, in his stead. By Philip Luvel. Sept. 20. To the bailiffs of Aundevere. Contrabreve to pay their farm Ditton. for the coming Michaelmas term to the sheriff of Hants and Peter de Gannok to deal therewith as the king has enjoined. Sept. 23. Liberate to William Hersent 541. for 24 tuns of purchased wine Hertford. and 2 tuns of prisage-wine, to John Cynader 11/. for 6 tuns purchased and 1 tun of prisage, to Peter Pinzun, 91. 6s. 7d. for 5 tuns purchased and 1 tun of prisage, to Peter Foykel 511. for 28 tuns purchased and 2 tuns of prisage, to Ernald de la Cumade 50s. (sic) for 2 tuns of prisage, to John le Normand 50s. for 2 tuns of prisage, to Gosceaume Borac' 100s. for 3 tuns purchased, to Peter Aubracat 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage, to Peter Grant 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage, to Bonet Markeys 20s. for 1 tun of prisage, to Peter Reymund of Morar 121. and 1 mark for 7 tuns purchased and 1 tun of prisage, *[to Ernald Minaut 261. and 1 mark for 16 tuns purchased,] to Peter Colum 73s. 4d. for 2 tuns of prisage and 1 tun purchased, to Limozin Jordeyn 61. and 1 mark for 4 tuns purchased, to Bertram Aumel 271. and 1 mark for 16 tuns purchased and 1 tun of prisage, to Ernald Beraud 91. 6s. 8d. for 5 tuns purchased and 1 tun of prisage, to William Batencort and William Peset 106s. 8d. for 2 tuns purchased and 2 of prisage, to Matthew de la Posak and Bernard Bastard 111. 10s. for 7 tuns * Cancelled by dots quia solutum fuit ei de cambio per J, de Sumercote.

Page  72 72 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 4-cont. purchased and 1 tun of prisage, to Raymond Ern' de Cimbel 71. for 4 tuns purchased and 1 tun of prisage, to Raymond de Agre 110s. for 3 tuns purchased and 1 tun of prisage, to Ern' de Vinal 20s. for 1 tun of prisage, and to Peter Maysent 110s. for 3 tuns purchased and 1 tun of prisage, bought for the king at London by the hands of Ernald Geroudun and Thomas Esperun in the 36th year. By the steward. Sept. 25. Liberate to Master Henry the king's surgeon 100s.for Michaelmas Windsor. term in the 36th year of the 101. granted to him yearly at the Exchequer till the king shall make provision for him in lands of that value. Sept. 24. To the bailiff of Montgomery. Contrabreve to spend the farm Hatfield. due for this Michaelmas term by view and testimony of lawful men on the works enjoined upon him there. To Alan la Zuche, justice of Chester. Contrabreve to lead, roof, and repair where necessary the king's towers, turrets, and buildings of Chester, Gannoc, Dissard, Stotewyk, and Frodesham, the cost to be credited by view. Sept. 25. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry to the king Windsor. at Windesores 15 tuns of good must which will be delivered by Thomas Sperun and Ernald Geroudun the king's chamberlains of London, so that he shall have 5 tuns before the coming Sunday, without fail as they love themselves. Mandate to the said chamberlains to send the same. Enrolment of an agreement between Humphrey de Wetherden, chaplain, and William Cokerel. Humphrey by his charter has enfeoffed William of the land and meadow in Wetherden whereof William disseised him as he said, for 21 marks, whereof William paid 5 marks on the morrow of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross in the 36th year, and will pay to Humphrey, his heirs or assigns, 5 marks at Christmas, 5 marks at Easter following, and 7 marks at Michaelmas after that, reckoning to William in the last payment half a mark of the king's amercement into which Humphrey fell, and for which William was his surety. Should William fail of payment at any of these terms, he shall pay the king 40s. for every failure, the principal contract remaining nevertheless in full force. William grants that he, his heirs or executors, shall be distrained by sufficient distress both for the debt and for the penalty. For greater security he has found as pledges William de Teydon, Robert de Ecclesia of Sherlaunde, Geoffrey Waspayl, Ralph le Ram, Robert le Fittere, and William Fare, each of whom binds himself by the same conditions, agreements, and penalties as William, making himself principal

Page  73 36 HENRY III. 73 1252. Membrane 4-cont. debtor for the whole (in solidum) in William's place. In witness whereof both William and the sureties have put their seals to this writing. MEMBRANE 3. Sept. 27. To the bailiffs of Southampton. Contrabreve to give a tun of Windsor. wine in their town of the king's gift to the wife of William de Gardinis. Cancelled because the writ was changed, as appears on the Close Roll (Close Rolls, 1251-1253, p. 167). Sept. 28. Liberate to Arnold de Raby 301. 8s. for 16 tuns of wine, to Windsor. Bernard Arn' and Peter Brosse 411. 16s. for 22 tuns, to Reynold del Verger 121. 5s. for.... tuns, to Brunus de Mussac 121. 5s. for 7 tuns, to Ernald de Colonia... 1. 16s. for 9 tuns, to Peter Aubert 281. for 16 tuns, to Aming de Tule..... 1. for 8 tuns, to Peter Russinol 101. 5s. for 11 tuns, and to Henry de...loun 71. for 14 tuns, bought of them at Boston fair by the hands of Robert de Dacre. Sept. 28. To the bailiffs of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pay out of the Windsor. farm of their town to John Malemort, maker of the king's quarrels at St. Briavels, who receives 7~d. for making 100 quarrels in a day, and 3d. for shafting and feathering them, his liveries fortnightly from Michaelmas in the 36th year till Easter following. Sept. 29. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to [receive] 10 bucks Windsor. which the king has caused to be taken in the forest of Essex, and which Richard Fillol, steward thereof, will deliver, and to salt them and carry them to Westminster against the coming feast of St. Edward. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 301. to the keepers of the works at the Tower of London to carry out those works. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to carry 8 tuns of purchased wine and 2 tuns of prisage-wine which Roger le Flemeng will deliver to Westminster with all speed against the coming feast of St. Edward. Mandate accordingly to Roger le Flemeng, taker of the king's wines at Suhampton. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 4d. daily to the king's white bear with its keeper for their maintenance in London. Oct. 2. Allocate to Godfrey de Lystun, in his farm of Cokham and Windsor. Bray, 54s. 4d. which they (sic) spent in taking 105 pickerel

Page  74 74 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 3-cont. (lucettis) and placing them in the stew of the king's park at Windesores. [Oct. 3.] Liberate to the king's brother William de Valencia 2111. for Windsor. Michaelmas term in the 36th year of his yearly fee of 5001., and 201. 13s. 21d. for the same term of his yearly fee of 500 marks. Note that the same deduction is to be made this time as at Easter last, as he has had no increase (non accrevit) in fees or...... Allocate to William de Englefeud, sheriff of Devon, in the issues of the county, 100 marks delivered in the wardrobe to P. [Chacepork, keeper] on the Thursday after Michaelmas in the 36th year. To the sheriff of Surrey. Contrabreve to pay Ellis Maunsell 2d. per day for keeping the king's park of Geudeford from the feast of St. John the Baptist in the 3... year till Michaelmas following. To Godfrey de Lystun, keeper of the king's manors of Cocham and Braye. Contrabreve to pay....... to the keepers of the king's works at........ to carry out those works. To Stephen de Feugeres, bailiff of the honour of Tichull. Contrabreve to pay 2441. out of the issues of the lands of Edward the king's son in the said honour and the lands of........ Keu for the king's works at Windesores to the keepers thereof. Oct. 3. Liberate to Peter de Chavent the king's yeoman, who is sick at London, 10 marks of the king's gift. Liberate to William Ernald Tantalun 251. on the arrears of his yearly fee of 251. The like to William de Bovill. Liberate to Geoffrey de Buleymund 401. for Easter term in the 37th year of the 401. granted to him yearly at the Easter Exchequer for his homage and service, as the king wishes him to have this sum in hand. Liberate without delay to Master Thomas the king's surgeon 10 marks of the king's gift. To Alan la Zuche, justice of Chester. Contrabreve to pay 21 marks yearly as long as he holds office to the abbot and convent of St. Mary of Bardsey for clothing for five brethren, which they

Page  75 36 HENRY III. 75 1252. Membrane 3 —cont. used to have yearly from Randolph, formerly earl of Chester, as his fixed alms. To Godfrey de Lystune. Contrabreve to carry to Corf the crossbows which Ellis de Rabayn will deliver. Oct. 5. Liberate to Stephen de Salinis 101. for Michaelmas term in the Windsor. 36th year of his yearly fee of 201. Oct. 9. Allocate to Robert de Grendon, sheriff of Stafford, in the issues Westminster. of the chattels late of Robert de Baudak, who abjured the realm for robbery, 55s. which he delivered by the king's order at Windesores on the Thursday after Trinity, 34 Edward III, to Simon the chaplain, formerly keeper of the king's works there. Oct. 9. Liberate to Henry the Poitevin 101. for Michaelmas term in the Westminster. 36th year of the 201. granted to him yearly at the Exchequer till the king shall make fuller provision for him in wards or escheats. Oct. 10. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to pay 201. out of the farm of the town of Oxford to Peter de Abuzun the king's kinsman, being 101. for Michaelmas term in the 36th year and 101. for Michaelmas term following. Thus the king will be quit of this payment for ever, because Peter has acquitted him. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to make a chapel for the queen at Freymantel, and to find 4~d. daily for Richard the clerk, keeper of the king's works there, from the day when Peter de Gannoc, clerk, quitted that office; the cost to be credited by view. Oct. 11. Liberate to seven chaplains ministering in the king's chapels of Westminster. St. Stephen and St. John at Westminster... marks on this occasion of the king's gift. To the bailiffs of Northampton. Contrabreve to carry William de Basinges, whom they have taken as a forger and are detaining in prison, to London under a sure guard for delivery to the keeper of the king's gaol of Neugate. Mandate to the keeper of Niwegate to receive William and keep him safely till further orders. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 121. to Adam Lamburn, master of the works at the Tower of London. Liberate to Luca late the wife of Rhiwallon (Rualens') de Bray 1008. for last Michaelmas term of her yearly fee of 101.

Page  76 76 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 3-cont. Oct. 11. To the king's men and bailiffs of Newcastle-under-Lyme. Westminster. Contrabreve to pay 60s. yearly to the abbot of Chester at the terms which the king granted to him by charter, so long as they hold the town from the king at farm, as he used to receive it by the hand of James de A[ldithele] when he held the town at farm. Oct. 12. Allocate to Robert Basset, in the farm of co. Northampton Westminster. while he was sheriff, 5s. 2d. spent in carriage of two carts laden with lead from Norhampton to Windesores. Liberate without delay to P. Chaceporc, keeper of the wardrobe, 1001. for the expenses of the household. MEMBRANE 2. Oct. 14. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to let five sisters Westminster. minors at Norhampton have five tunics of russet of the king's gift. To the same. Contrabreve to carry to the king without delay the game which G. de Langele delivered to him to salt and keep for the king. To the sheriff of Wilts. Like order as to 22 bucks delivered by G. de Langele. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to finish the wardrobe by the queen's chamber at Geytinton begun when Robert [Basset] was sheriff, and to roof the king's buildings at Clive as may be necessary, the cost to be credited by view. Liberate to the king's kinsman William de Chabbeneis 151. for Michaelmas term in the 3[6th?] year of the 301. granted to him yearly for the life of Margaret de Vernun. Oct.... To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to find lid. daily Westminster. as livery of a groom keeping six of the king's gerfalcons which were lately sent to the king and are now in the keeping of Henry de Hauvill at Brikestok, so long as the birds are in moult. Oct. 17. To the sheriff of Somerset. Contrabreve to bring Thomas de Westminster. Walingeford the king's approver under a sure guard to the Tower of London and deliver him to the constable, who is commanded to receive him and keep him in the king's prison till further orders. Oct. 16. Liberate to Walter de Bradele, keeper of the queen's wardrobe, Westminster. ]201. for her expenses.

Page  77 36 HENRY III. 77 1252. Membrane 2-cont. Allocate to Robert le Vavassur, sheriff of Notingeham and Dereby, in the issues of the eyre of G. de Langele and his fellows, being the last forest eyre in co. Notingeham, 100 marks delivered on the Monday after St. Martin for the king's works at Freymauntel to Henry de Farlegh and.........., keepers thereof. Oct. 18. Allocate to William de Micheldevere, sheriff of Surrey and Westminster. Sussex, in the farm of those counties, 10 marks spent in repairs of the buildings containing the king's galleys at La Rye. Allocate to Oweyn son of Mereduc, in his fine of 300 marks for the land of Kedewy which was his, 50 marks which he should have paid at the Michaelmas Exchequer in the 36th year, but delivered by order of the king to Robert Walerand for work on the king's tower of Cardigan. Liberate to Eustace de Baillol 101. for Michaelmas term in the 36th year of his yearly fee of 201. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to pay 401. for the king's works at Bristol to the keepers thereof. To the keeper of the exchange. Contrabreve to pay 250 marks to the king's brother R. earl of Cornwall for Easter term in the 36th year, and 250 marks for Michaelmas term following, of his yearly fee of 500 marks. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to make 400 quarters of lime in the forest of Dene, and carry them to the Severn, [together with] 1,000 quarters which he lately made there for the king's works at Gloucester, for delivery to the keepers of those works. Oct. 20. Liberate to Simon de Genvill, whom the king has lately decorated Westminster. with the belt of knighthood, and who is returning homewards,.1. of the king's gift. To G. de Langele, justice of the forest. Contrabreve to make a kiln of 200 quarters of lime in the forest of Rokingham, and deliver it to the keepers of the works of the king's castle at Rokingham, the cost to be credited by view. To the king's farmers of Minstrewurthe and Redleg'. Contrabreve to pay their farm for last Michaelmas term to the keepers of the works of Gloucester castle to carry out those works.

Page  78 78 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 2-cont. Oct. 21. To the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset. Contrabreve to buy Westminster. baldrics for the king's crossbows which are in his keeping in the castles of Corf and Shireburn, and to repair the crossbows where necessary. Liberate to Master John de Frussinou, king's clerk, 20 marks for Michaelmas term in the 36th year of the yearly fee of 20 marks granted to him at the Exchequer till the king shall make fuller provision for him in an ecclesiastical benefice. Liberate to the cardinal deacon of St. Angelo 201. for the same term of his yearly fee of 201. Liberate to Yolande, countess of La Marche and Angoul6me, 501. for the same term, the king having granted her that sum yearly, not as dower but as his gift. Liberate without delay to Isabel the king's sister, late the wife of Amaury de Croun, 50 marks for the same term and 50 marks for Easter term following, granted to her in hand of the 100 marks granted to her yearly at the Exchequer till the king shall make fuller provision for her. Oct. [22-24?] Liberate to P. Chaceporc, keeper of the wardrobe, 1,000 marks Westminster. for the expenses of the household. Liberate to William de Bovill 251. (corrected from marks) for Michaelmas term in the 36th year of his yearly fee of 251. Liberate to William le Ruter, king's carpenter, his livery of 3d. daily from Michaelmas in the 36th year to Easter following. Liberate to William de Glovernia 14 marks 40d. for 12 dozen and eight (ob' de muse') for offerings...... at Westminster. Liberate to John de Wyvill 20 marks for Michaelmas term in the 36th year of the 40 marks which he receives [yearly] for sitting at the Exchequer of the Jews. Liberate without delay to Poncard de Duysmo 40 marks, and to William Pesmes 30 marks, both for the term aforesaid. Liberate to the king's brother Geoffrey de Lezinan 100[l.] for Michaelmas term in the 3[6]th year, [together with] 6001. arrears of the yearly fee of 2001. which he should have received at the Exchequer..................... after the king

Page  79 36 HENRY III. 79 1252. Membrane 2-cont. made him [sure by his letters?] patent of the said payment. Thus nothing is left of the said arrears. Liberate without delay to the bishop of Morocco (Marechitan').................... and [to the messenger of 2] the king of Castile 20 marks of the king's gift. Liberate to brother John de........................ in England 1,000 [marks for Michaelmas term] in the 36th year of the yearly rent (censu) of 1,000 marks which he receives at the Exchequer. Liberate to Roger....., king's clerk,................................. 1. which he receives for keeping the king's rolls. (Fragments of 6 lines, but without names. The end of the membrane is destroyed.) Rider. Feb. 22. To the sheriff of Sussex. Contrabreve to go in person with Westminster. four lawful knights to La Rie and see that the king's galleys are safely kept without damage and placed in a building or as they can best be kept, the cost to be credited by view and testimony of lawful men. MEMBRANE 1. Oct. 30. Allocate to Robert le Vavassur, sheriff of Nottingham and Westminster. Derby, [money paid] to Ralph son of Nicholas for keeping the castle of Notingham in the 33rd year. Liberate to Griffin son of We[n]hunwen 201. arrears of certain Liberate without delay to Master Robert Anketil, dwelling at the court of Rome on the king's business,.......... for his expenses. Liberate without delay to Count Thomas de Sabaudia 600 marks, that is, [500 marks of his fee for] Michaelmas term in the 36th year, and 100 marks of the arrears of the same fee of 500 marks, which was granted to him yearly....................... whereof the treasurer and chamberlains have the king's writ patent of liberate. Liberate to Griffin de Brunfeld 201., being 101. for Easter term in the...... year, and [10]. for Michaelmas term following

Page  80 80 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 1-cont. of the 201. which he receives yearly at the Exchequer; and to Ho[wel]... his brother 10 marks for the same Michaelmas term of the 10 marks which he receives yearly at the Exchequer. Liberate to Master John Clarel, going on the king's errand to the parts of Spain, 50 marks for his expenses. Liberate without delay to Hugh Chaceporc 201. for Michaelmas term in the 36th year of the 20l. [which he receives] yearly at the Exchequer. Liberate to John de Laufare, king's clerk, 101. for his past service of the king's gift (corrected from for Michaelmas term last of his yearly fee of 201. [granted to him] at the Exchequer of the king's gift for past service). * Liberate without delay to Hugh de Bueles 101., to John de la Bruere 1008., to William Bluet 100s., to William Gacelin 100s., and to Matthew Morel 100s., all for Michaelmas term in the 36th year of their yearly fees of those sums; and to John de Busceby.................. of his yearly fee of 100s. Liberate without delay to Reynold de Drumare 100s. for Michaelmas term....... of his yearly fee of 101. Liberate without delay to William de Hastencot 100s. for Michaelmas term in the 3[6?]th year to maintain himself in the king's service. Oct. 25. Liberate to P. Chaceporc, keeper of the wardrobe, 4001. for the Westminster. expenses of.......... for..... past and to be met about that feast. Allocate to the executors of Richard de Clifford, formerly....... [in the issues] of his bailiwick, 501. 4s. 5d. spent................. in the castle of St. Briavels and in repairs.......... of a stable and bakehouse with an oven [there] where necessary, as [is testified] by Adam the reeve and Hugh de Biss.... Allocate to P. Chaceporc, keeper of the wardrobe, in the first moneys due from him to the king,........ for lack of moneys arising from the Exchequer, in bags into the wardrobe which P............. Liberate to Henry le Walays 241. for 12 [tuns of wine bought for] the king's [use] at London for 40s. the tun. * Marginal heading: For the knights of the king's household.

Page  81 36 HENRY 111. 81 1252. Membrane — cont. Liberate to William Rustandi 100s. of the king's gift. Liberate without delay to Aldebert le Provost 201. for Easter term last............. of the 201. granted to him yearly so long as he shall be.................... Note that Bertram de Crioll received the whole of his fee for Michaelmas term........................ of the fine which he made with the king for the wardship and marriage of the two daughters of Maud de Everenches. Liberate to Richard le Rus and Henry de Wyly 250 marks [to distribute among] the king's [? serjeants-]at-arms as the treasurer and barons shall think best. Oct. 27. Liberate without delay to Emeric de Sacy 101. for [Michaelmas?] Chertsey. term of his fee of 201. Liberate to brother Stephen de Pontiniaco 30 marks to the use of his abbot.............. wherein the king was indebted to him for damages sustained by an abbey of that order by reason of the war which................. the king's letters patent of that debt of 60 marks to be [received] at the Exchequer. Allocate to Robert le Vavasur, sheriff of Nottingham and Derby, in the issues of the forest eyre of G. de Langele and his fellows in co. Nottingham, 100 marks delivered to the chaplain of Ellis de Rabayn to carry to the king................ as far as Freymantel for delivery to Henry de Ferleg' and other keepers of the king's works there. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to pay 50 [marks] out of the issues of the country to Ralph son of Nicholas...... [from the Purification?] of the Blessed Virgin in the 36th year till the Purification following. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to pay.. 1. to Wybert de Rue out of the farm of their town. To the same. Contrabreve to let the same Wybert have a tun of wine of the king's gift. (The four final entries are too much damaged to be intelligible.) 6-(22)

Page  82 82 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1251. MEMBRANE Id. Dec. 26. [To the keepers] of the lands of the countess of Eu (Augi) and York. William de Keu. Contrabreve to make two windmills at Tikehill, one at Elham, and one at Wichton, a new building to receive............ carrying....corn for those mills, and two new buildings at Burghesse, the one to contain a kitchen and a granary and a [la]rder, and the other a stable and a chamber; and to buy from Herbert de Burghesse and Ralph the smith (ferr') 62a. land to enlarge the park of Burghesse.

Page  83 ( 83 ) 37 HENRY III. No. 29. MEMBRANE 15 Contrabrevia de liberate de anno domini H. filii regis J. xxxvij~. 1252. Oct. 29. Liberate to William de Orn' of Montpellier 471. for 32 tuns of Windsor. wine taken from him for the king at St. Edward's fair in the 36th year by the hands of Ernald de Geroudun and Thomas Esperun, the king's chamberlains of London. By Robert Walleram. Oct. 30. Liberate to Peter de Chauvent 16 marks of the king's gift to pay Windsor. his expenses. By K. Liberate without delay to Peter de Aneseye 71. 10s. for Michaelmas term in the 36th year of his yearly fee of 101. By K. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to wainscot the chamber of Edward the king's son in the king's castle of Winchester, and to raise the turret begun there and finish it, the cost to be credited by view. By K. To Richard le Enveyse, bailiff of Havering. Contrabreve to let the two chaplains ministering in the king's chapels there have 508. each yearly for their wages out of the farm of the manor as long as he is keeper there. Of course. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to pay 26 marks of the king's gift without delay to Richard Foliot out of the issues of the sheriff's bailiwick wherever they can be obtained. By R. Walerand. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to receive without delay 156 tuns of wine which Ernald Geraudun and Thomas Sporun will deliver, and to carry 80 tuns thereof to Westminster, 8 to Merton, 10 to Keniton, 4 to Certes', 40 to Windesores, 20 to Bistlesham, 6 to Waltham, and 6 to Havering. To the bailiffs of Southampton. Contrabreve to carry 40 tuns of wine to Winchester, 4 to Whereuuell, 2 to Brummore, 4 to Cristescherche, 20 to Clarendon, 8 to Lutegarsale, 16 to Merleberge, 4 to Sandelford, 12 to Rading, 4 to Abbendon, 6 to Oxford, 30 to Wudestok, 4 to Brohill, 10 to Guldeford, and 2 to Chauton, out of 160 to be delivered by Roger le Flemeng, taker of the king's wines. By the steward.

Page  84 84 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 15-cont. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks to Henry de Wengham for him to deliver as ordered. By K. Oct. 30. Liberate to William de Monte Revelli 121. 10s. for Michaelmas Windsor. term in the 36th year of his yearly fee of 251. By K. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to let the keeper of the king's white bear, which was lately sent to him from Norway and is now in the Tower of London, have a muzzle and an iron chain to hold the bear when out of the water, and a long and strong cord to hold it when fishing in the Thames. By the steward. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to buy three fothers of lead with all speed in their town and carry them to Merleberge, for delivery to the keepers of the king's works at Merleberge and Lutegarsale. By K. To the sheriff of Dorset and Somerset. Contrabreve to pay 61. to Joan de Gorges for Michaelmas term in the 36th year of the 121. which she receives yearly by the hand of the sheriff of Dorset for her maintenance, and 121. yearly in future so long as he retains his office, that is, half at Easter and half at Michaelmas. By K. Nov. 2. Liberate to Peter Selebret 10 marks for the same term of his Windsor. yearly fee of 10 marks. By K. Liberate to Henry de Winton, convert (converso), 101. yearly which the king has granted to him till he shall provide for him otherwise, half at the Easter Exchequer and half at that of Michaelmas. These letters are patent. By K., R. Waleram, the prior of Newburgh, and many others. Nov. 3. Allocate to Robert de Crepping, sheriff of York, in the issues of Windsor. his bailiwick, 1001. delivered to Guy de Lezingnan of the king's gift. By K. Liberate to John de Corbye 50s. of the king's gift. By K. Nov. 4. Liberate to Peter Bef and Peter Genir of Montauban 341. 13s. Windsor. for 21 tuns of wine, and to Bernard de Opere of Castel-Sarrasin (Castelli Saraceni) 12 tuns all bought of them for the king. By the steward. Liberate to Henry de Luca, merchant, 200 marks for sendal (scindell') and silken cloth bought of him for the king by the hands of Roger the tailor and John de Sumercote. By K.

Page  85 37 HENRY III. 85 1252. Membrane 15-cont. Allocate to Richard de Ponte, formerly bailiff of Middelton and of the hundred of that manor, in the issues of that bailiwick, 12d. daily granted to him therefrom for his maintenance so long as he should hold that office, that is, from 8 November in the 33rd year till 23 April in the 34th year. By the abbot of Persor'. Allocate to Thomas de Moleton, in his fine for the restoration of his bailiwick of the forest, 50 marks paid in the wardrobe to P. Chaceporc, keeper, for Martinmas term next. To the bailiff of Havering. Contrabreve to pay 100s. for the king's works at Havering to the keepers thereof. To John Maunsell, constable of the king's castle of Rokingeham. Contrabreve to amend out of his farm those things in the castle which necessarily require repairs, the cost to be credited by view. By K. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry a tun of white must, which the king's chamberlains of London will deliver, to Merleberge with speed, that it may be there at the king's arrival on the Friday before St. Martin. By the steward. To Godfrey de Lyston. Contrabreve to pay 25s. to each of the king's eight chaplains ministering in his chapels at Windesores, being their wages of 50s. a year each from Michaelmas in the 36th year till Easter following. By K. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to pay 20s. of the king's gift to Henry Constantin, clerk of the king's chapel. By the prior of Newburgh. To the sheriff of Surrey and Sussex. Contrabreve to spend up to 301. on repairs of the king's mills and hall at Geudeford and his other works there where necessary. By K. Nov. 8. Liberate without delay to William de Revers 10 marks for Reading. Michaelmas term in the 36th year of the 10 marks granted to him yearly. By K. To Gilbert de Tegula, bailiff of Windesores. Contrabreve to pay his farm for the same term and for Easter term following to the keepers of the king's works there to carry out those works. By K. To the keeper of the lands late of Margery de Ripariis, formerly countess of Devon. Contrabreve, so long as those lands are committed to his keeping, to pay 100s. yearly at Martinmas and

Page  86 86 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 15-cont. 100s. at Whitsuntide to John de Lessinton out of the issues of the countess's manor of Hareuuode. By K. Nov. 7. To the bailiff of Wuttun. Contrabreve to pay 161., being the Reading. farm of that town for Michaelmas term last, to John de Henneberge and Peter de Legh to make sluices for the king's stew at Wudestok. By K. Nov. 8. To the bailiffs of Norhampton. Contrabreve to deliver 301. Sandleford. out of the farm of their town to Roger the tailor and Richard de Shireburn to pay for certain purchases by the king in the coming fair of Norhampton. By K. To Godfrey de Lyston. Contrabreve to pay to four serjeantsat-arms dwelling in garrison at the king's castle of Windesores their wages from the feast of St. John the Baptist in the 36th year till Christmas following, being 9d. each daily. By K. Nov. 10. Liberate to Emeric de Rupe Cauardi 100s. for Michaelmas term Marlborough. in the 36th year of the yearly fee of 101. granted to him at the Exchequer till the king should provide for him in an ecclesiastical benefice. Thus the king will be quit of these payments for ever, as Emeric has quitclaimed him. By K. Note that Henry de Winton the convert has a writ to have his fee down for Easter term in the 37th year. To the sheriff of Salop and Stafford. Contrabreve to pay to Meredith son of Richard, who lost his lands in Wales on account of his service to the king, 101. for Michaelmas term in the 36th year of the 201. granted to him yearly during pleasure to maintain himself in the king's service. By R. Walerand. To Godfrey de Lyston. Contrabreve to pay to Henry, fitter (atilliatori) of the king's crossbows, his liveries of 5d. daily from week to week from Michaelmas in the 36th year till Christmas following. By K. MEMBRANE 14. Nov. 13. Allocate to Hugh Gargat, keeper of the king's manor of Marlborough. Melkesham, in the issues thereof, 201. delivered in the wardrobe at Merleberg to P. Chaceporc, keeper, on the Wednesday after St. Martin. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to buy for the king in that town 200 Norway boards, to be of deal (sapio), and deliver them without delay to the sheriff of Hants to wainscot

Page  87 37 HENRY III. 87 1252. Membrane 14 —cont. the chamber of Edward the king's son in the king's castle of Winchester. By K. To the same. Contrabreve to let Sibille Giffard have a tun of wine of the king's gift. By K. Nov. 16. Liberate to Geoffrey de Laundell without delay 5 marks of the Clarendon. king's gift, on condition that he first abjure the king's court before the treasurer and chamberlains. By K. Liberate with speed to Hugh de Bradeleg' and Alan Cook (Coco), whom the king is sending for the purpose, 100 marks to carry to the king for purveyance against the coming Christmas. By K. Nov. 15. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 301. for the works Ludgershall. at the Tower of London to the keepers thereof. By K. Nov. 16. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to carry 15 tuns Clarendon. of wine with all speed to Clarendon and 5 to Gillingham out of 20 to be delivered by Roger le Flemeng, taker of the king's wines. By the steward. To Hugh Gargat. Contrabreve to let the abbess of Tarente have 15 quarters of wheat and 15 quarters of barley out of the issues of the king's manor of Melkesham. By K. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to let the abbess of Tarente have a tun of wine of the king's gift out of the farm of their town. By the steward. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks to Robergia wife of Robert son of Payn (pagani) to buy herself a palfrey of the king's gift. By R. Walerand. To John de Haneberge and Peter de Lega. Contrabreve to repair and amend the bay of the king's stew at Wudestok, which has been broken down by a flood. By the abbot of Persor'. To the sheriff of Warwick and Leicester. Contrabreve to pay 401. without delay for the king's works at Wudestok to the said John and Peter, keepers thereof. By K. Nov. 19. Allocate to Ralph Hardel and John Tulusan, in the farm of Clarendon. London while they were sheriffs, 117s. spent in repairs of the gaol of Neugate, provided that it is testified by the viewers of those works that the money was so spent. By K.

Page  88 88 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 14-cont. Liberate without delay to Rumbald de Sosac' 1191. 14s., to Conrad de Sosac' 241. 3s., to Matthew de Greing' 341. 2s. 6d., and to Gilbert de Greing' 251. 4s. for wax bought of them in the fair of St. Edward in the 36th year by the hands of Roger le Taillur. By K. Nov. 21. Liberate without delay to William Bataille, invalided (infirmato) Clarendon. at London, 100s. of the king's gift to pay his expenses. By the prior of Newburgh. Liberate without delay to William de Chabbeneys 20 marks to buy himself a horse of the king's gift. By K. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks of the king's gift without delay to Henry de Wytsand. By the prior of Newburgh. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to carry 3 tuns of wine to be delivered by Roger le Flemeng, taker of the king's wines, with speed to Kingestun by Wymburn to place in the cellar against the king's arrival. By the steward. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to pay to Master Gerard the king's carpenter his wages of 12d. daily from Michaelmas in the 36th year till Christmas following. By K. To Sampson de Bremmegrave, keeper of the manor of Feckenham. Contrabreve to pay to the prior and monks of Alencestre 25s. which they spent in purchase of a chalice and cup of silver in addition to the six marks which the king gave them of his gift for that purpose. By the abbot of Persor'. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pay 501. for the king's works at Gloucester to the keepers thereof out of the issues of the county or any other source but the tallage. By K. To Adam Wymer, bailiff of Gillingham. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks without delay to the keepers of the king's works at Gillingham to repair the king's buildings there where necessary and to carry on the works. By the abbot of Persor'. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to salt the game which will be delivered by Henry de Candevere and William Luvel the king's huntsmen, and carry it to Winchester by Christmas Eve at latest. By the steward. *To the same. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks without delay to Ernald Fedin for a rouncey of the king's gift. * In margin. Quia non habuit.

Page  89 37 HENRY III. 89 1252. Membrane 14-cont. To the sheriff of Somerset. Contrabreve to salt the game to be delivered by the keeper of the forest of Munedep, and carry it to Winchester against Christmas. Nov. 27. Liberate to William de Monte Revelli without delay 121. 10s. Clarendon. for Easter term in the 37th year, the king having granted him that sum in hand of his yearly fee of 251. By K. To J. son of Geoffrey, justice of Ireland. Mandate to pay 400 marks wherever they can be obtained to A. elect of Winchester by his known attorney bearing these letters, of the 500 marks which the king undertook to pay him and the other executors of Hugh le Brun, formerly count of La Marche (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 122). By K. Liberate to the said A. in 8 days from St. Hilary 100 marks of the said 500 marks, first receiving from him the king's letters patent binding him to the payment. By K. Nov. 27. Allocate to John de Monem', keeper of the New Forest, in the Clarendon. issues of his bailiwick, 111. 10s. spent in making 30,000 shingles there and carrying them to Clarendon for the king's works. By witness of the keeper of the works at Clarendon. Liberate without delay and without fail to Geoffrey de Lezingnan 100 marks of the king's gift. By K. Liberate without delay to the prior of Lezingnan 30 marks of the king's gift. By Henry de Wengham. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to provide John Malemort, maker of the king's quarrels at St. Briavels, with iron, coal, lard, bran, wood, a millstone, feathers, and barrels to hold the quarrels. *To John Vernun, escheator in co. Wilts. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks to Ernald Fedin for a rouncey of the king's gift. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to pay 100s. without delay to Giles de Caumbray for a horse lost in the king's service. By J. Maunsell. Nov. 29. Allocate to Henry de Bradele, sheriff of Hereford, 40s., as the Clarendon. abbot of Persore testifies that about Whitsuntide in the 36th year he took into the king's hand a meadow extended at that sum belonging to the manor of Mauuordin, within the sheriff's farm. By the abbot of Persore. * In margin. Quia aliter inferiu.

Page  90 90 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 14-cont. To the bailiffs of Winchester. Contrabreve to let Roger the king's almoner to have 165 pairs of shoes against Christmas for distribution to the poor, one part to be worth 4Id. the pair, one part to be worth 5d., and one part to be worth 6d., to be ready on the Saturday before Christmas. By K. Nov. 30. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to pay 25 marks to Geoffrey Clarendon. de Langele in part payment of the yearly fee of 100 marks granted to him so long as he shall remain in the king's service in Scotland. By K. The like to the sheriff of Northumberland. By K. in the presence of J. Maunsell. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to let John le Poe, detained in the king's tower of Gloucester, have a robe worth 20s. of the king's gift against Christmas. By K. To Waleram the German. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks of the king's gift to the friars preachers of Gloucester for carriage of timber. By K. MEMBRANE 13. Dec. 1. To the agistors of the forest of Clarendon. Contrabreve to Clarendon. pay 5 marks out of the issues of the pannage of the forest to Ernald Fedin, king's yeoman, for a rouncey of the king's gift. By K. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to pay 40s. of the king's gift to Reynold de Drumare. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to make a building at Clarendon to contain the bailiff's stock, another for making the king's own bread and wafers and keeping the lord's flour, a penthouse underAlexander's chamber for delivery of the food of Edward the king's son, a small pantry for the queen, and a window for the king's wardrobe to be glazed with white glass, with a column and seat and a bench to put the king's clothes on when he takes them off (ad reliquias nostras desuper ponendas); the garden to be enclosed with a fence, and the queen's fireplace to be painted, and the painting in her chapel amended; a chamber to be made by the cellar towards the park; the fireplace of the chamber over (ultra) the rock to be remade; and the rock itself to be doubled in length, and the step down from it to be remade; the cost to be credited by view. By K. Dec. 2. To the same. Contrabreve to carry to Merleberge with speed Breamore. and without fail 4 tuns of wine which the keeper of the king's wines at Clarendon will deliver for the use of the queen.

Page  91 37 HENRY III. 91 1252. Membrane 13-cont. To the bailiffs of Southampton. Like writ as to 5 tuns of wine to be delivered by Roger le Flemeng, taker of the king's wines. By the steward. Dec. 4. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to find transport in the Christchurch. port of Dover for the abbot of Westminster and brother Ralph, of the order of the Holy Trinity and the Captives, whom the king is sending on his errand beyond seas. By K. Dec. 5. Allocate to Robert de Shotindon, in his debts due to the king, Wimborne. 40 marks paid in the wardrobe at Clarendon to P. Chaceporc, keeper, on Sunday, the morrow of St. Andrew. By K. Dec. 7. To the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset. Contrabreve to carve,Blandford. an image of a queen on a marble stone and carry it to Tarrant Crawford (Tharent monialium) to place above (ultra) the grave of the king's sister, formerly queen of Scotland. By K. To the sheriff of Dorset. Contrabreve to let the abbess of Tarente have a tun of wine of the king's gift to celebrate divine service. By K. Dec. 9. Liberate to P. Chaceporc, keeper [of the Wardrobe], 500 marks Gillingham. to pay the expenses of the household. By K. Liberate to Juliana late the wife of Walter de Bromwic' 201. for a silken cloth bought of her by the hands of Philip Luvel and Edward de Westm' in the 37th year. By K. To the treasurer and chamberlains. Mandate to pay all sums for which they have writs of liberate, either of their own time or of any time in the treasurership of William de Haverhull, to the persons for whom the writs were issued, if unsatisfied as soon as may be conveniently be. By Philip Luvel. Liberate to Thomas Esperun and John de Bracebrigg 40s. for their expenses in bringing 500 marks from London to the king at Gillingham. By K. Liberate to Peter Johannis, wine-merchant, 151. 6s. 8d. for 8 tuns of purchased wine and 2 tuns of prisage-wine bought of them (sic) at London by the hands of Ernald Geroudun and Thomas Esperun the king's chamberlains. By the steward. Liberate to Edward de Westm' 648. for 48 (ob. de muse') bought by him and delivered in the wardrobe to P. Chaceporc, keeper, to make the king's offerings. By K.

Page  92 92 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 13-cont. Dec. 10. Liberate to William de Chaunlite without delay 50 marks for Gillingham. Michaelmas term in the 36th year of his yearly fee of 50 marks. By K. Liberate to Stephen de Salinis 801. in recompense of his loss of the wardship of the land and heir of John de Sancto Claro, which the king gave to him and afterwards revoked, granting it to Alice his sister, wife of John de Warenn'. By K. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to buy 200 pounds of wax and carry them with all speed to the king in the parts of Clarendon. By K. To Adam Wymer, bailiff of Gillingham. Contrabreve to ditch all round the king's court of Gillingham and enclose it with a wall of a man's height made of small stones and common mortar (cimento); to make a drawbridge (pontem vergentem) before the door, a new wardrobe with a privy chamber to the great chamber towards the kitchen, and a fireplace in the same chamber; to whitewash and illuminate the whole chamber, and to roof the whole hall; to make a good and sufficient almonry (domum elemosenar') with a privy chamber; to wainscot and illuminate the chapel and the chamber likewise; to make windows everywhere in the king's chapel, and to paint in the glass windows three images, namely of St. Mary, St. Edward the king and confessor, and St. Eustace; to make stools and forms in the chapel; to finish the queen's chapel with an altar in honour of St. Edward the king and martyr and St. Edward the king and confessor, with glass windows everywhere in the chapel in which their images are to be painted; to wainscot and illuminate the chapel and the queen's chamber likewise; to make under the latter a new wardrobe for the queen, with a fireplace and a privy chamber to make a new kitchen with a round smoke-hole; to wainscot, whitewash and illuminate the chamber of Edward the king's son, and make doors and windows for it where necessary; to make a chamber for the chaplains under the same roof as the almonry and a building for the porter over (ultra) the door; and to place a great table (tabulam) in the king's room; the cost to be credited by view. By K. Dec. 14. Liberate to Ebulus * de Montibus without delay 26 marks which Clarendon. he is to receive at Easter in the 37th year as his fee due at that term. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to make a chamber of fissile (scindibili) stone above (ultra) the rock where the king's * Ebulo in margin,

Page  93 37 HENRY III. 93 1252. Membrane 13-cont. wines are at Clarendon, and to make shelves (tabulatus) on the walls of the chamber of Edward the king's son and the king's brothers where lights can be fixed. To the bailiff of John de Monemue in the New Forest. Contrabreve to make 30,000 shingles in the forest and carry them to Clarendon for repairs of the king's buildings. Dec. 18. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to pay for a tun Southampton. of prisage-wine to be delivered by the keepers of the king's wines there, which the abbot and convent of Beaulieu receive yearly at Suhampton by the king's charter to celebrate divine service. Mandate to the keepers of wines accordingly, the wine and the payment being granted by charter. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to repair the herses whereon the tapers are to be put in the king's chapel in his castle of Winchester, and the chains of the censers. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to pay for 6 tuns of wine of the regular prisage to be delivered by Roger le Flemeng, taker of the king's wines, and carry them to Rading to place in the king's cellar there. Dec. 18. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to carry to the house of Bittern. the friars minors at Suhampton four oaks and four tree-trunks which the king has given them in the New Forest. To Alan la Zuche, justice of Chester. Contrabreve to pay 101. (x decem libras) of the king's favour to the master and brethren of the lepers of St. Giles's without the walls of Chester to buy clothes. Dec. 12. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to roof and repair Clarendon. the king's buildings in his castle of Suhampton where necessary, to make a new wardrobe for the queen therein at a place which Roger de Lokinton will select, and to repair the glass window of the king's chapel and other defects therein; the cost to be credited by view. Dec. 25. Liberate to the prior of Charthuse 25 marks for Easter term and Winchester. 25 marks for Michaelmas term, both in the 36th year, of the 50 marks which he receives yearly as the king's fixed alms. Allocate to William de Horsenden, bailiff of the king's manor of the Peak, in the issues thereof, 40 marks delivered to P. Chaceporc, keeper [of the wardrobe], at Winchester on St. John the Evangelist's day in the 37th year.

Page  94 94 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1252. Membrane 13 —cont. Mandate to the takers of the king's wines at Suhampton on behalf of the abbot of La Quarere. Quia in rotulo clausarum (i.e. Close Rolls, 1251-1253, p. 298). Liberate to Peter Gyant 101. 10s. for 7 tuns of Gascon wine, to Martin de la Taulere 30s. for 1 tun of wine, to William Alande 101. 10s. for 7 tuns, to Gaylard de Sales and Laurence de Eggemorte 151. for 10 tuns, to Peter Bairan 41. 10s. for 3 tuns, to John de Solar' 911. for 14 tuns, to Raymond the smith 91. for 6 tuns, to John Erminak 61. for 4 tuns, to Erm' de Cannade 91. for 6 tuns, to Vigrus Siceard 61. for 4 tuns, to Claremunde 41. 10s. for 3 tuns, to Peter Sibaud 151. for 10 tuns, to Gerard Audowy 141. 8s. for 9 tuns, and to William le Flemeng 91. 12s. for 6 tuns, bought of them for the king by Robert de Dacre at Suhampton in the 37th year. Liberate to Bernard Nicholai de Caurces 801. for a mitre bought of him and given to A. elect of Winchester the king's brother and to the church of Winchester. By K. *To Philip Luvel and the justices of the Jews. Allocate to Isaac son of Dyaia the Jew (unfinished). Allocate to William de Horsenden, bailiff of the Peak, in the issues of his bailiwick, 20s. for the 34th year, 25s. for the 35th year, 26s. for the 36th year, and 30s. for the 37th year paid to Adam de Eston, parson of the church of the Peak, as tithe of herbage. To the sheriff of Essex and Hertford. Contrabreve to carry William de Everingham, Adam de Rampton, and their seven associates, lately taken at Royston, whom the prior of Royston will deliver there, to Neugate under a sure guard to the keeper of the king's gaol there, who is commanded to receive them and keep them safely till further orders. Mandates accordingly to the prior and to the keeper of Neugate. Oct. 25. To the bailiffs of Winchester. Contrabreve to let William de Westminster. Chabbeneys have a tun of purchased wine of the king's gift. MEMBRANE 12. Dec. 28. Allocate to Hugh Garget, keeper of the king's manor of MelkesWinchester. ham and the lands late of Godfrey de Craucumb, in the issues thereof, 50 marks delivered in the wardrobe to P. Chaceporc, keeper, on Sunday, the feast of St. Thomas the Martyr in the 27th year. * In margin. Quia non habuit.

Page  95 37 HENRY III. 95 1252. Membrane 12-cont. Allocate to William de Tynhide, sheriff of Wilts, in the issues of his county, 56s. 10d. spent in purchase of fowls, swans, partridges, and pheasants for the king against Christmas last, and in carriage thereof to Winchester. The like to Henry de Ferleg', sheriff of Hants, for 468. lid. To John son of Hugh, escheator in co. Lincoln. Contrabreve to let Henry the Poitevin have 90 marks of the king's gift. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to let Henry de Monte Revelli have 40s. to buy himself a rouncey of the king's gift. To the same. Contrabreve to make an image of St. Mary with her Child on the front of the chapel of St. Thomas in the king's castle of Winchester; to paint the queen's wardrobe with green colour and golden stars; to make an angel on the other side of the chapel, images of prophets round about the chapel, and an image of St. Edward with a ring in the glass window; to pave the chamber of Edward the king's son all over with tiles (plena tegula paviri); to make forms round about the king's chamber; to make glass windows in the chapel of St. Katharine at the top of the castle, and wainscot it; to make mats (natas) for the king's chapel; to narrow the doorway of the wall for the entry of carts; and to make a building in a suitable place for the chaplains dwelling in the castle; the cost to be credited by view. To the same. Contrabreve to carry to Winchester 10 oaks which the king gave to the friars minors there for timber in the forest of Cette. Dec. 29. To the bailiffs of Winchester. Contrabreve to pay the farm of Chawton. their town for Easter and Michaelmas terms next to the sheriff of Hants and the other keepers of the king's works at Winchester in hand for the despatch of those works. The like to the bailiffs of Aundevere. To the bailiffs of Portesmuth. Contrabreve to pay their farm in like manner to the keepers of the works at Freymauntel and Winchester. Cancelled quia redditum fuit breve. 1253 Jan. 1. To Richard de Grey, keeper of the king's islands. Contrabreve Guildford. to pay 100 marks without delay to Henry de Ferleg', sheriff of Hants, and the other keepers of the works of the king's tower at Porecestr', to carry out those works. Cancelled quia inferius habuit breve de allocate de eodem.

Page  96 96 CALENtDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 12-cont. To the sheriff of Salop. Contrabreve to pay 101. of the king's gift to William de Gardinis. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to make two small cupboards in the king's upper wardrobe in his castle at Winchester where his cloths are kept, one on each side of the fireplace with two loopholes (archeris), and a partition (interclusum) of board across the wardrobe in like manner; the cost to be credited by view. Jan. 6. Liberate without delay to Ebulo de Rupe Forti 100 marks in Westminster. hand for next Easter and Michaelmas terms of the yearly fee of 100 marks granted to him for life. The like to Charles de Rupe Forti for 50 marks of his yearly fee of 50 marks. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to carry John de Frome, clerk, taken for the death of the prior of Campagne, and to be delivered at Gloucester by the sheriff of Oxford and Berks, under a sure guard to Hereford for delivery to the bishop of Hereford or his steward. Liberate to Savaric de Vivona, whom the king has knighted, 40 marks of the king's gift. Allocate to William de Insula, sheriff of Norhampton, in the farm of that county, 3~d. daily from the feast of St. George till Michaelmas spent on four gerfalcons and their keeper, which are in the keeping of Henry de Hauvill. Allocate to the same in issues of his county, 28s. for 4 boars (braonibus) sent to Westminster, and 6s. 8d. for salt to salt 41 bucks, all against the Translation of St. Edward in the 36th year. To the sheriff of Berks and Oxford. Contrabreve to bring John de Frome (as above), whom the king's constable of Windesores will deliver there, under a sure guard to Gloucester for delivery to the sheriff of Gloucester to carry whither the king has enjoined. To Richard de Grey, bailiff of the islands of Geres' and Gerner'. Contrabreve to pay 100 marks to John de Grey, keeper of the king's castle of Colecestr' and the keepers of the king's works there, for the work on the tower thereof. To John de Grey. Contrabreve to pay the 26 marks due to the king for the keepership of the said castle to the keepers of 'the

Page  97 37 HENRY III. 97 1253. Membrane 12-cont. works at the tower for the carrying out of those works. Cancelled quia non habuit. Allocate to William de Insula, sheriff of Northampton, in the issues of his county, half a mark spent on salt for salting 16 bucks and a stag sent from Norhampton to the king at Merleberge in the 36th year. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks to John de Geres of the king's gift. Jan. 8. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 20 tuns of wine Merton. with speed to Rading and 14 tuns to Wudestok, to place in the king's cellars there, out of 34 which the king's chamberlains of London will deliver. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to take 30 tuns of wine in their town without delay, and carry 20 to Wudestok and 10 to Merleberge as above. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to repair where necessary the king's buildings at Geytinton and Selveston, which are partly in need thereof, and to make a glass window opposite the king's desk in his hall at Norhampton, to shut and open, with images of Lazarus and Dives painted thereon; the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to find salt for Hugh Fraunceys, king's serjeant, to salt 35 does which the king has ordered him to take, and carry the venison to Westminster. Jan. 9. Liberate to Nicholas, knight and messenger of the duke of Merton. Bruneswyc, the king's kinsman, 20 marks of the king's gift for his expenses homewards. Allocate to the men of Colecestr', in the farm of their town, 241. 5s. 2id. for cloths of russet bought of them in the 37th year by the hands of Richard de Shireburn and Roger de Ros. Liberate without delay to Geoffrey de Lezinan the king's brother 60 marks, and to Peter de Rupe and Oliver de Sounayo his knights 100s. each, all of the king's gift. Jan. 10. Liberate to Roger de Turkilby 60 marks out of the issues of the Kempton. amercements of pleas of the king's bench in London to maintain himself in the king's service. 7-(22)

Page  98 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 12-cont. Jan. 12. Liberate to Rumbald de Susac 201., to Ludekin de Cuffeld Windsor. 61. 5s., to Ralph de Grening 131., and to Konekin de Heirik 41. 13s. 6d., for furs; and to Henry de Cuffeld 641., to Hildebrand 211., and to Albert 211., for wax; all bought of them by the hands of Roger the tailor and his fellows. Jan. 10. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to pay 40 marks to Kempton. Master Simon de Wauton, 30 marks to Gilbert de Preston, 20 marks to Henry de Colevill, and 20 marks to Simon de Trop to maintain themselves in the king's service out of the issues of the eyre in the county. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to pay 100s. of the king's gift without delay to the king's chaplain John, prior of Newburgh, to buy a palfrey. Jan. 12. To the bailiffs of Southampton. Contrabreve to pay for a tun Windsor. of prisage-wine which the keepers of the king's wines at Suhampton will deliver to the abbot of Netley (loco Sancti Eduuardi) for the 37th year to celebrate divine service in his house, according to the king's charter. Liberate to the same abbot 10 marks of the king's gift to make a silver-gilt processional cross. MEMBRANE 11. Jan. 13. Allocate to Hugh Gargat, keeper of the lands late of Godfrey Windsor. de Craucuumb, in the issues thereof, 201. delivered in the wardrobe to Peter Chaceporc, keeper, on St. Hilary's day in the 37th year of the fine of Walter son of Fraric for land held by Robert le Surd in Amenel; and 1008. given to Hugh in recompense for two horses lost in the king's service. To the bailiff of Havering. Contrabreve to pay 141. of the king's gift without delay to the prioress of Bromhale to repair her pond of Bromhale. To William de Lindhurst, forester of the New Forest. Contrabreve to pay 50 marks of the king's gift to the abbot and convent of Netley (de loco Sancti Eduuardi) for the fabric of their church on this occasion out of the 351. which the forester has to pay yearly at the Exchequer for his office. To the sheriff of Hereford. Contrabreve to pay 201. for the king's works at Gloucester to the keepers thereof.

Page  99 37 HENRY III. 99 1253. Membrane 11 —cont. Jan. 14. Liberate without delay to Richard de Shireburn and Roger le Windsor. Taillur 200 marks for delivery to Pelerinus de Luca and Henry de Luk', merchants, to buy silken cloths for the king at the coming fair of Leign'. Liberate without delay to Guyonet Poverau 101. in hand for Easter term in the 37th year of the 201. granted to him yearly. By K. Allocate to the sheriff of Kent in the farm of his county 17s. 8d. spent in buying 212 fowls and sending them to the king against the past feast of St. Edward. Liberate to P. Chaceporc 300 marks for the king's expenses. By K. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to buy 3,000 Norway boards and half a hundred of great boards in their bailiwick to make tables, and carry them without delay to Windesores for delivery to the keepers of the king's works there to use as the king has enjoined. By K. To Godfrey de Lyston. Contrabreve to pay 100s. to Master William the painter to buy colours. By K. To the constable of Windesores. Contrabreve to make an extra storey (unum estagium) with a fireplace in the new tower in the bailey of the castle of Windesores assigned to the king's stewards, and to cover the tower with lead on the top and crenellate it as the other new towers in the bailey are finished; the cost to be credited by view. By K. To the sheriff of Leicester. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks of the king's gift without delay to William de Axemue for his expenses on the king's errand to the parts of Normandy out of the issues of the eyre of the said William and his fellows. By K. Jan. 15. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks of the Windsor. king's gift to Reynold de Drumare. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to buy a tun of wine in their town and deliver it to the said Reynold of the king's gift. By K. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay 501. to the constable of Dover to make two new gates and a turret as enjoined. By K.

Page  100 100 CALENDAR OP LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 11l-cont. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to let Wybert de Rue have a tun of wine of the king's gift. By R. Waleram. Jan. 17. Liberate to Peter Chaceporc, keeper of the wardrobe, 918 marks Windsor. to pay the expenses of the household. By K. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to pay 60 marks of the king's gift out of the issues of the eyre in the county to John Talebot and Gerard his brother to divide between them as they may think fit. By R. son of Nicholas. To the sheriff of Oxford and Berks. Contrabreve to levy 2001. without delay of the issues of the last eyre in those counties and send them with all speed to Windesores for delivery to the keepers of the king's works there to carry out those works. By K. To the bailiff of Windesores. Contrabreve to pay 501. out of the farm of the town of Windesores to the keepers of the king's works as above. By K. Jan. 21. Liberate to Laurence de Broc 101. for Christmas term in the Windsor. 37th year of the 201. granted to him yearly to maintain himself as long as he is in the king's service. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to buy a thousand of wax in the city of London on right of these letters and send it to all speed to Windesores for delivery in the wardrobe. Cancelled quia redditum fuit breve. To the mayor and bailiffs of York. Contrabreve to buy a tun of good wine and let the prior of Newburgh have it of the king's gift. By K. Jan. 22. Liberate to William Gacelin 101. in hand for Easter term in the Windsor. 37th year of the 101. granted to him yearly at that term to maintain himself as long as he is in the king's service. By R. son of Nicholas. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to pay 2001. out of the issues of the eyre in his county for the works at York castle to the keepers thereof. By K. To the mayor and bailiffs of Lincoln. Contrabreve to buy a tun of wine and let Oliver de Albuniaco have it of the king's gift. By R. Waleram. Jan. 23. To the bailiff of Windesores. Contrabreve to hire a boat in the Windsor. town of Windesores and bring Ernald Fedin, who is sick there, to London. By R. Waleram.

Page  101 37 HENRY III. 101 1253 Membrane 11-cont. To Stephen de Feugere, keeper of the lands late of the countess of Eu (Augi). Contrabreve to let Walter de Bradele, keeper of the queen's wardrobe, have 1501. without delay for her expenses. By K. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to buy two fothers of lead and use them in the work on the new tower in the king's castle of Oxford. By K. Jan. 24. Allocate to Philip Basset, in his debts due to the king at the Westminster. next Easter Exchequer, 10 marks which Fulk de Castro Novo the king's kinsman owed him on the day of his death. By H. de Wengham. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks of the king's gift to the master and brethren of the order of St. Anthony in London for the fabric of the chapel of St. Mary in Jewry, London. To the bailiff of Melkesham. Contrabreve to let Wybert de la Rue have 10 quarters of wheat of the king's gift. By K. Cancelled quia redditum fuit breve. To the bailiffs of Southampton. Contrabreve to let John de Nevill have a tun of wine of the king's gift. By R. son of N. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to let the wife of Nicholas de Sancto Mauro have a tun of purchased wine of the king's gift. By R. Waleram. To the same. Contrabreve to pay 12d. daily to Master William Munsorell the king's mason for his maintenance during the king's pleasure and so long as he remains in the king's service, his daily wages having been increased from 6d. to 12d. By R. Waleram. Jan. 27. Liberate to Clement de Welles and Robert Coby, king's chaplains Westminster. ministering at the Tower of London, who receive 50s. each yearly, their wages of 25s. each from Michaelmas in the 36th year till Easter following. To the constable of Bristol. Contrabreve to pay 401. for the works at Bristol castle to the keepers thereof out of the farm of the Barton. By K. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to pay 30 marks to Nicholas Dymars, king's serjeant, for all the debts which he can demand of the king down to the Monday after the Conversion

Page  102 102 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 11 -cont. of St. Paul in the 37th year on account of service or for other reasons. By J. Maunsell. Cancelled quia aliter inferius. William de Grantcurt gives the king a mark of gold for the liberty of not being placed on assizes. He paid P. Chaceporc and is quit. Cancelled quia in rotulo finium. Liberate without delay to James Fresel 101. of the king's gift to maintain himself in the king's service. By R, Waleram. Jan. 28. Liberate to Ralph de Bakepuz 101. granted to him in hand for Westminster. next Easter term of the 101. granted to him yearly till the king shall make more abundant provision for him. By R. son of Nicholas. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to pay 30 marks to Giles de Caumbray, king's serjeant (as to Nicholas Dymars above). Cancelled quia aliter inferius. To Richard le Enveyse, bailiff of Havering. Contrabreve to pay 50s. arrears for Michaelmas term in the 36th year, when Thomas le Rus was bailiff, to two chaplains ministering in the king's chapels there. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to buy a tun of wine in their town and let the wife of Ralph de Bakepuz have it of the king's gift. By R. son of Nicholas. Jan. 29. Liberate without delay to P. Chaceporc, keeper [of the wardWestminster. robe], 10001. to pay the expenses of the household. To Richard le Enveyse, bailiff of Havering. Contrabreve to pay ld. daily to the parker of Havering from Easter in the 36th year till Michaelmas following, being arrears of the time when Thomas le Rus was bailiff, and so henceforward as long as he has the keeping of the manor. By K. To the bailiffs of Dover. Contrabreve to find a good ship in their port for the transport of Master Albert the pope's clerk and his household. By H. de Wengham. Cancelled quia aliter inferius. MEMBRANE 10. Jan. 30. Liberate to Simon le Estreys 251. due for wax bought of him by Westminster. William de Plessetis, By P. Chaceporc.

Page  103 37 HENRY III. 103 1253. Membrane 0 —cont. Feb. 1. Liberate to the master of the house of the Holy Trinity at Hundeslauue 6 marks to buy a censer and 20s. to buy two vials of the king's gift. By K. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to pay 200 marks for the king's works at Notingham to the keepers thereof out of the issues of his bailiwick other than the king's farms and tallages. By K. To the bailiff of Mungumery. Contrabreve to pay 30 marks for the works of the king's castle of Mungumery to the keepers thereof out of the issues of the manor. By K. To the sheriff of Salop and Stafford. Contrabreve to make a like payment of 40 marks without delay out of the issues of those counties or other sources except the tallage of the king's boroughs and demesnes. To Hugh Garget, keeper of the king's manor of Melkesham. Contrabreve to let the prioress of Kington have 20 quarters of wheat of the king's gift. By R. son of Nicholas. To the sheriff of Sussex. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks to William de Sancto Leodegario to maintain himself in the king's service. Feb. 3. Allocate to the executors of William de Haverhull, formerly Westminster. treasurer, in his debts to the king, 18 marks for an embroidered cope of silk bought of them. By Philip Luvel. Liberate to Robert le Bret of London 43s. Od. for 7 wide and narrow orphreys to prepare a chasuble, tunic, and supertunic for the king, for fringes, dyed cloth, and other things needful for making the tunic and chasuble, and a dalmatic, and for making the same. By E. de Westm'. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to cause six of the king's heron-falcons and four of Edward the king's son to be mewed at Geytinton, finding Id. daily for each falcon, and necessaries for three greyhounds of the king and two of the said Edward at }d. each daily; and to pay lid. daily to a groom keeping them for his livery. By the steward. Feb. 4. Liberate to Joan, late the wife of Roger le Galiot, formerly Westminster. king's serjeant, 5 marks of the king's gift. By R. son of Nicholas.

Page  104 104 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 10 —cont. Liberate to Forto and Bidallus, citizens of Bayonne, 10 marks of the king's gift for their expenses. By K. Allocate to the sheriffs of London, in the issues of their farm, 151. 12s. 10d. spent in purchase of lead in London and sending it to Windleshour for the king's works there; and 14s. spent in purchase of trunks to pack the jewels and ornaments of the church which were sent to the king at Winchester before last Christmas. By Philip Luvel and E. de Westm'. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to repair and amend the buildings in the king's castle of La Hareston, which are in need thereof, the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Cambridge. Contrabreve to pay 40s. to Ralph de Erleham for his maintenance, for manning (attornando) a gerfalcon which is in his keeping. By R. son of Nicholas. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to pay 201. to William Trussel of the king's gift out of the issues of the amercements of the eyre or some other source. By K. in the presence of R. de Turkilby. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 101. for the works at the Tower to Adam de Lamburn, keeper thereof. By K. To the bailiffs of Kingeston. Contrabreve to pay 201. of the king's gift to the hostiller of Westminster to set up a chamber in the court of Westminster abbey. By K. Feb. 6. Liberate to William de Grey without delay 61. 10s. for Easter Merton. term and the like for Michaelmas term, both in the 36th year, on his yearly fee of 131. By R. Waleram. Liberate to William de Glouc' the king's goldsmith 110 marks for a crown bought of him by Edward de Westm' for the king of Norway; 61. 8s. for work on bands (lambellarum) of gold for a precious stole and maniple, 112 emeralds, and other small jewels (peria), and for 24 buttons of small pearls made for the bands; and 448. for working and gilding a censer and for working six silver cups for Alice the king's sister. By E. de Westm' [under his seal].* Liberate to Maud de Benetleye 271. 11s. 8d. for 16 broad and narrow orphreys bought of her by Edward de Westm' to do therewith as the king has enjoined and 64s. to the use of Joan de Woburn for 2 orphreys bought of her by the same Edward. By E. de Westm' [under his seal].* * Added in another hand,

Page  105 37 HENRY Ill. 105 1253. Membrane 10-cont. Liberate to Geoffrey de Aldelfhete, king's chaplain, a mark of the king's gift to repair losses sustained by him in the king's service. By Edward de Westm' [under his seal].* Liberate to William de Portu, merchant from beyond seas, 500 marks for a crown bought of him for the king. By E. de Westm' [under his seal].* Feb. 7. Liberate to Oliver de Stanford and his fellows, servants of the Merton. king's chapel, 141. 14s. 2d. for 606 pounds of wax used by them in sealing the king's writs from the Thursday before St. Simon and St. Jude in the 35th year till the Purification in the 37th year. By the roll. To Hugh Garget, keeper of the lands late of Godfrey de Craucumb. Contrabreve to pay 100s. of the king's gift to Wybert de Rue. By K. To the constable of Gloucester castle. Contrabreve to bring Henry le Serjant, taken and detained in the king's prison of Gloucester on suspicion of burning the dean of Hereford's granges, before Gilbert de Segrave and John de Gatesden, justices appointed therefor, with all objects attached with him (attachiamentis suis), and this writ, at Hereford on a day which they will name. By K. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 40s. of the king's gift to Maud daughter of William the tiler to maintain her son. By H. de Wengham. Feb. 10, Allocate to William de Mucheldevere, sheriff of Surrey and Merton. Sussex, in the farm of those counties, 71s. 4d. spent in purchase of 6 boars (braonibus), 200 fowls, 12 rabbits, and 32 partridges, and in carriage thereof to the king at Westminster against the feast of St. Edward in the 36th year; and 35s. spent in like manner in purchase of 210 fowls and 50 rabbits and in carriage thereof to Westminster against Christmas in the 37th year. By the steward. Liberate without delay to Forto and Bidallus, citizens of Bayonne, 10 marks for their expenses in addition to the 10 marks already delivered, so that they may have 20 marks in all. By K. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 40 tuns of wine to Westminster, 30 to Windesores, 6 to Merton, 6 to Keniton, * Added in another hand,

Page  106 106 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 10-cont. 2 to Certes', 4 to St. Albans, 2 to Waltham, and 2 to Havering, out of 94 (sic) which the king's chamberlains of London will deliver. By the steward. To the sheriff of Dorset. Contrabreve to carry to Corf the timber felled by Master Gerard the king's engineer, and make a bridge of it for the king's castle there. By K. Feb. 11. Liberate to Bertram Audre, messenger of Oliver de Chaleys, Merton. 100s. of the king's gift for his expenses homewards. By J. Maunsell. Cancelled quia redditum fuit breve. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 60 marks without delay to William de Chabbeneys of the king's gift. By K. Feb. 12. Liberate to Deutaytus Willelmi, merchant of Florence, 200 Windsor. marks at this Easter Exchequer in lieu of a like sum received on loan to the use of the count of Savoy, receiving from him the king's letters patent testifying the loan. By K. Allocate to Richard le Enveyse, bailiff of Havering, in the issues of the manor, 6d. daily for his wages from the time when he received the keepership thereof, and in like manner so long as he retains the office. By the abbot of Persore. Feb. 13. Liberate to Walter Manypany 81. 13s. 4d. for 6 tuns of wine Windsor. bought of him at London by the hands of Thomas Esperun and Ernald Geroudun. By the steward. To the treasurer and chamberlains of Dublin. Liberate to John de Gisorc', citizen of London, 2831. 19s. 4d. for divers parcels of wines bought of him, keeping in their hands the king's letters patent made to him therefor. By R. Waleram. Liberate to Walter de Bradeleg' 101. to take to the queen to buy a rent of a mark of the king's gift for the nuns of Ancrewyz. By the abbot of Persore. Allocate to John son of Hugh, escheator of Kesteven, in the issues of his bailiwick, 261. delivered in the wardrobe at Windesores to P. Chaceporc, keeper, on the Thursday before St. Valentine. Liberate to Peter de Alenges, yeoman (vadle) of M. queen of Scotland, lying sick at London, 5 marks of the king's gift for his expenses. By H. de Wengham.

Page  107 37 HENRY III. 107 1253. MEMBRANE 9. To Godfrey de Liston. Contrabreve to let the king have a boat-load of purchased oak-brushwood, and to take it to Westminster to make a limekiln, and deliver it to the keepers of the king's works there. By K. To the sheriff of Surrey and Sussex. Contrabreve to pay 401. to the keepers of the king's works at Geudeford to raise the king's chamber there. By K. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to buy 6 lasts of herring at London by estimate of good and lawful men, and deliver them to Roger del Larder and pay for them. By R. Waleram. To the sheriff of Surrey. Contrabreve to pay 2d. daily to Ellis Maunsell, keeper of the king's park of Geudeford, from Michaelmas in the 36th year till Easter following. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to let Matthew Bezill have a tun of good wine of the king's gifts. By K. To Hugh Garget, bailiff of Melkesham. Contrabreve to pay 401. for the works at Gloucester castle to the keepers thereof. Feb. 15. Liberate without fail, on their oath of fealty, to A. elect of Windsor. Winchester and William de Valencia the king's brothers, after the payment enjoined has been made to Simon de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, for Easter in the 37th year, 500 marks for the same term of the 1000 marks promised with Alice the king's niece, daughter of Hugh le Brun late count of Angoul6me, to Gilbert, son and heir of Richard de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, in their marriage, as they will pay that sum on behalf of the king to the earl (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 175). By K. The like for payment of 500 marks at Michaelmas term in the 37th year, with the addition that the treasurer and chamberlains are to receive the king's letters patent attesting the said promise. By K. Liberate to Raymond Monader 141. 3s. 4d. for 9 tuns of wine, to Robert Kilmeynan 66s. 8d. for 2 tuns, to Geoffrey Candel 30s. for 1 tun, to Alexander Knight 30s. for 1 tun, to William the clerk 81. 3s. 4d. for 5 tuns, to William Nest 91. 13s. 4d. for 6 tuns, to Roger Cantoc 63s. 4d. for 2 tuns, and to Walter de Panes 61. 6s. 8d. for 4 tuns, bought of them by the bailiffs of Bristol. By the steward. Liberate without delay to Walter de Arundell, whom the king is sending with speed on his errand to Gascony, 101. for his expenses. By J. Maunsell and others of the council.

Page  108 108 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 9-cont. Liberate to Frend son of Baldwin [and] Peter son of Legard 181. for greywork bought of them by the hands of Ralph de Duniun and Roger le Tayllur in the 36th year, and to Folkard de Ordenburg 11. 8s. 3d., to James Milot 181. 138. 6d., to Baldwin de la Stane and Henry Tayle 351. 5s. 6d., and to John le Frend 71. 5s. 3d., for wax bought of them by the hands of Richard de Shireburn and Roger le Tayllur in St. Edward's fair in the 37th year. By P. Chaceporc. Liberate to Stephen del Puy and his fellows 1001. 15d. for wax and rabbits bought from [them] by the hands of the said (sic) John de Sumercote and Roger le Taillur in the same year. By P. Chaceporc. Feb. 16. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to pay 201. of the Windsor. king's gift to Giles de Erdinton out of the issues of the eyre in the county, to maintain himself in the king's service. By J. Maunsell and others of the council. Feb. 23. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to buy * two thousand Windsor. boards and a thousand laths (mm. bordi et unum miliare latarum) and carry them by water to Windesores for delivery to the keepers of the king's works there to carry out those works. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to carry John le Poer, detained in the prison of the king's castle of Gloucester, under a sure escort to Bristol for delivery to the constable of the castle there, who is commanded to receive him and keep him safely in the king's prison till further orders; and to let John have 1Id. daily for his maintenance as long as he is in prison there. By R. Waleram. Feb. 19. Liberate to John le Mestre, Giles son of Nicholas, and Henry Windsor. Crispilun 111. 15s. 51d. for linen bought of them in Boston fair by the hands of John de Sumercote and Roger le Taillur in the 34th year, 431. 2s. ld. for linen bought of them at London by the same in the 36th year, and 91. 4s. 81d. for linen bought of them at London by the hands of Richard de Shireburn and Roger le Taillur in the 37th year. By P. Chaceporc. Liberate to William de Urne 341. 10s. 2d. for gold-wrought cloth and silken cloth bought of him in Winchester fair in the 34th year; 501. 6s. 8d. for the like and 121. for carpets (tapetis) bought in like manner; and 171. lls. for the like cloths bought of him by the hands of Richard de Shireburn and Roger le Tayllur in the 37th year. By P. Chaceporc. * Corrected from to carry 2,000 boards and 1,000 laths which Edward de Westm', king's clerk, will deliver.

Page  109 37 HENRY III. 109 1253. Membrane 9-cont. Liberate to Peter de Walmale 621. 13s. 4d. for gold-wrought cloths and silken cloths bought of him by the hands of Richard de Shireburn and Roger le Taillur. By P. Chaceporc. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to send 1001. of the issues of the eyre in his county by his sure messenger for delivery in the wardrobe to P. Chaceporc, keeper, to the use of the king's serjeants-at-arms. By J. Maunsell. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to carry Robert de Bampton and his two companions, whom the sheriff lately took in the town of Oxford, under a sure guard to Neugate for delivery to the keeper of the king's gaol there, who has been commanded to receive them and keep them safely till further orders. By K. To Stephen de Feugeres, keeper of the honour of Tykehull. Contrabreve to pay 2001. for the king's works at Windesores to the keepers thereof. By K. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to buy 200 pieces of good iron by choice and carry them to Windesores for the king's works there. By K. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay to the bailiffs of Dover 71s. 2d. which they spent in the transport of Master Albert the Pope's clerk and his household at the port of Dover. By K. Feb. 21. To John de Haneberuue and Peter de Legh, bailiffs of Windsor. Wudestok. Contrabreve to pay 12d. daily to Master John de Glouc' the mason for his liveries so long as he is in the king's service. By the abbot of Persore. Allocate to Robert de Muscegros, in 301. due at the Easter Exchequer in the 37th year on his old debts, 12 marks still due for a carucate of land in Colingburn which he bought for the king from William Crok, and 16 marks at which a stack of corn thereon was valued, the king having given it to his brother William de Valencia together with the carucate and that part of the manor which Avice de Columbariis surrendered. Allocate to the same Robert, in his farm of Lutegarsale and Colingeburn, 751. 28. 7jd., being the valuation of the stock found on the above described part of the manor of Colingsburn, the corn sown thereon, the corn found in the granges, and that sown on the carucate bought by Robert for the king as above; all which the king gave together with the land to William de Valencia his brother. By K.

Page  110 110 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 9-cont. Feb. 22. Liberate to Peter de Watevill 61. bequeathed to him by Gregory Windsor. de Rouecestr', and due to Gregory for a horse bought of him by Fulk de Castro Novo the king's kinsman, whose letters patent to Gregory are to be retained at the Exchequer. By W. de Chabbeneis. To the bailiffs of Wyz. Contrabreve to pay 441. out of the farm of their town for the coming feast of the Annunciation to the keepers of the works at Gloucester castle to carry out those works. By K. Feb. 23. To the sheriff of Warwick. Contrabreve to buy 50 gallons of Windsor. good new oil of this year and carry it to the king so as to be at London on the Sunday before Ash Wednesday. By the steward. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to let Theobald de Englescheville have a tun of wine of the king's gift. Richard de Tillebur' gives 10 marks of gold-leaf to the king (unfinished; see Excerpta e Rotulis Finium, II, 154). Feb. 27. Liberate to Walter de Bradele 2601. 6s. to pay for jewels bought Windsor. for the queen against the Circumcision last. By K. To the escheator in co. Berks. Contrabreve to sow the lands late of Matthew Hose in that county, which are in the king's hand and the wardship whereof belongs to the king, with the issues thereof by view and testimony of lawful men. By the abbot of Persore. The like to the escheators in cos. Sussex and Wilts. Feb. 28. To Godfrey de Lyston, bailiff of Keniton. Contrabreve to pay Kempton. 25s. to the king's chaplain of Kenyton for his wages from Michaelmas in the 36th year till Easter following. Feb. 28. Liberate to Master Thomas de Sancto Sepulcro 50s. to buy what Westminster. is needed for the repairs of the king's crossbows in his castle of Corf. By K. Liberate to Ralph de Aucy and Alice his wife 20s. to pay the rent of their dwelling for the 37th year. By K. March 1. Liberate to Bernard Nicholas 41. 12s. for pearls bought of him. Westminster. By E. de Westm'. Liberate to Walter de Bradele, keeper of the queen's wardrobe, 1001. for her expenses. By K.

Page  111 37 HENRY III 111 1253. 3MEMBRANE 8. March 2. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 10 tuns of Westminster. wine, which William Daubeny will deliver at Westminster, to Windesores for delivery to the queen's butler there for her use. By the steward. To Godfrey de Lyston. Contrabreve to mend the stalls (presepia) and mangers (manjuras) in the king's stable at Keniton, and make a new manger there and repair the walls and doors, and new make a window in the queen's wardrobe; the cost to be credited by view. By K. Allocate to the sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, in the last eyre in those counties, 821. and 1 mark spent in purchase of 40 fothers of lead and in carrying them to Westminster for the king's works there; and 301. delivered for those works to Edward de Westm', keeper thereof. By Edward de Westm'. The king has granted to Ralph de Gisnes (unfinished; see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 180). To the justices of the Jews. Allocate to Samuel le Blund the Jew, in his debts to the king at his first term, 8 marks whereof the king's clerk Sampson de Saunford is pardoned in his debts to the said Jew. By K. Afterwards the justices were commanded to make the allowance in his tallage.* To the bailiff of Havering. Contrabreve to pay 52s. to Robert de Hasting, Adam de Monasterio, Hugh Suneholt, and Alexander le Ferur, as it is testified before the king that they have spent that sum in carrying stone from Berking to Havering and purchase of nails for the king's works there. By the steward. March 5. Liberate to the abbot of Tyrun 20 marks for Michaelmas term Westminster. in the 36th year of the 20 marks granted to him yearly of the king's fixed alms. By K. To Fulk de Orreby, escheator in co. Chester. Contrabreve to repair the fencing of the king's park of Darnhale where necessary, the cost to be credited by view. By J. Maunsell. To the farmers of Wudestok and its members. Contrabreve to pay 401. for the works there out of their farm for Easter term next to John de Hanneberge and Peter de Lega, keepers of those works. By the abbot of Persore. * Inrrted afterwards.

Page  112 1,12 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 8-cont. To John de Sumercote, keeper of the exchange. Contrabreve to pay 100s. out of the king's share of the issues of the exchange at Canterbury to Robert de Cantuaria, clerk of the king's chapel, as the yearly fee which he has been used to receive therefrom. By H. de Wengham. To the same. Contrabreve to pay 30 marks of the king's grace to Imbert de Sesello out of the same. March 6. Allocate to Robert le Sauvage, sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, Westminster. in the issues of the eyre of Henry de Bathonia and his fellows, justices last itinerant in those counties, 751. spent in purchase of 50 lasts of herring for the king in the 35th year, and 112s. spent in carriage thereof to Westminster. By J. de Grey. Liberate to Henry de Frowyk 91. and half a mark for four goldwrought baudekins bought of him to make a quilt for the king's sister, the wife of John de Warenna, and 41. and 1 mark for two bought of him and given to the church of St. Peter at Westminster in recompense for two cloths lost there. By E. de Westm'. Liberate to Maud de Cantuaria 10 marks for a set of embroidered trimmings (parurarum) bought of her for the wife of John de Warenna. By E. de Westm'. March 7. Liberate to S. de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, 2000 marks for Westminster. Easter term in the 37th year of the 7000 marks of the king's fine with him for keeping the king's land of Gascony. By J. Maunsell. Liberate to the king's sister A. countess of Pembroke and Leicester 2001. for the same term of the 4001. which she receives yearly for her dower in Ireland, for which the king is surety. By J. Maunsell. Liberate to William le Faure 61s. 8d. for sugar bought by the hands of John de Sumercote and Roger de Ros, 119s. for pepper bought by the hands of the said Roger and Ralph de Duniun, all in the 36th year; to Bernard de Burgate 151. 14s. 9d. for almonds and rice bought by the hands of Richard de Shireburn and Roger de Ros in the 37th year; and to John de Cressel' 61. 4s. for ginger (gingibrato) bought by the hands of the same in the same year. By P. Chaceporc. March 8. Allocate to Nicholas Bat and Laurence de Frowyk in their Westminster. account 101. delivered when they were sheriffs of London and Middlesex for the king's works at the Tower of London to the keepers thereof. By E. de Westm'.

Page  113 37 HENRY III. 113 1253. Membrane 8-cont. Allocate to John de Plessetis, earl of Warrewyk, constable of the king's castle of Devizes, in the issues of the castle and the manors thereto belonging and of the forests of Chippeham and Melkesham, 201. for the 36th year, which the king granted to him yearly for the keepership of the Tower of London so long as he should have it. March 10. Liberate to William le Bretun 40 marks of the king's gift to Westminster. maintain himself in the king's service. To the treasurer and chamberlains of Ireland. Liberate to Adam de Basing, citizen of London, or to his messenger bearing these letters, 201. for an embroidered cope given to the church of St. Wulfstan at Worcester; 10. 17s. 8d. for a red samite to make a cope and a chasuble for the king's sister, the wife of John de Warenna, and for broad and middling orphreys, waxed cloth, silken cloth, fringes, and other ornaments (apparatu) for the same; 52s. 8d. for 16 ells of linen (tele) to make a quilt for the king's said sister, and for the making thereof and of four albs, four surplices, and two rochets, for the ornamentation (apparatu) of four trimmings and two stoles, for waxed cloth for repairing the stoles and trimmings, for an embroidered stole, for three ells of linen for a cloth set apart (deputatum) for the service of the altar, and for fringes for a chasuble of the king's green cloth, and for a tunic and dalmatic of the king's cloth of gold, and for making the same, all for the king's said sister; 11. Os. 6d. for one red samite whereon are embroidered the king's arms, for the embroidery thereof, for four wide orphreys for bordering it, for 17 ells of linen for the same cloth, and for making it; 71. 10s. 4d. for a tunic and dalmatic made of one red samite and given to the prior of Neuburg; 46s. 2d. for one broad and one middling orphrey, silken and waxed cloth, and fringes, all for a cope of the king's samite, and for making it; 61. 6s. 8d. for 3 orphreys to make a tunic for the king against the feast of St. Edward; 41. 9s. 2d. for a cope of red samite given to the prior of Lisinun; and 54s. 2d. for one broad and one narrow orphrey, three fringes, and silken and waxed cloth for a cope made of a gold-wrought cloth of the king and given to the church of Merton. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to pay 40 marks to brother Roger the king's almoner and the other executors of Alda formerly the queen's damsel to pay her debts, in recompense of the issues of the manor of Buleuuell, co. Nottingham, granted to her for three years after her death, the manor having been given to her for life. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to carry 20 tuns of wine, to be delivered by Roger le Flemeng, taker of the king's wines, to Windesores without delay for the king and queen. 8-(22)

Page  114 114 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 8-c^t. Liberate without delay to Ernald, monk of Gystres, messenger of Peter de Burdegala, 100s. of the king's gift for his expenses. By K. Liberate without delay to Alan Burnel, king's serjeant, going on the king's errand to Apulia, 30 marks for his expenses. Liberate to Bernard de Castenof, William Gorsor, and Bernard de Sugeng', messengers of the commonalty of l'Entre deux Mers (communitatis inter duo maria), 10 marks of the king's gift for their expenses. By K. Liberate to Philip, messenger of Conrad, 15 marks of the king's gift for his expenses. By K. Liberate to Peter, messenger of the king of Navarre, 100 marks of the king's gift for his expenses. By K. Liberate to Amalvin de Varays 50 marks for the 35th year and the like for the 36th year of his yearly fee of 50 marks. He has his fee down to Easter in the 37th year, and will then receive 25 marks. By K. March 11. To Ralph de Sumercote, keeper of the exchange. Contrabreve Westminster. to pay 261. and 1 mark out of the king's share of the profits of the exchange to Ern' Munaut for 16 tuns of wine bought of him by the hands of Ernald Geroudun and Thomas Esperun in the 36th year, By J. Maunsell. To the treasurer and chamberlains of Dublin. Liberate to Roger de Haverhulle, keeper of the exchange in Ireland, 20 marks for this occasion of the king's gift to maintain himself in the king's service. Liberate to Peter de Craanzun 801. arrears for the 34th, 35th, 36th, and 37th years of his yearly fee of 201. Thus he has his fee down to Easter in the 38th year. By P. de Sabaudia. Cancelled quia aliter inferius. March 13. Allocate to Peter de Sabaudia, keeper of the lands late of the Westminster. countess of Eu (Augi), in the issues thereof, 801. which he delivered to Peter de Graanzun as the yearly fee of 201. which he receives at the Easter Exchequer, for the 34th, 35th, and 36th years, and for Easter term in the 37th year. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to pay 201. of the king's gift out of the issues of the county or the income of the last eyre there to Master Henry de Abrincis, king's clerk, for his expenses, or to his known messenger bearing these letters.

Page  115 37 HENRY III. 115 1253. Membrane 8-cont. To the sheriff of Salop. Contrabreve to buy 20 fothers of lead in his bailiwick and carry them to Bristol for the king's works there to deliver to the keepers thereof. To the sheriff of Buckingham. Contrabreve to repair where necessary the swing-bridge (pontem turnicium) in front of the king's chamber in his manor of Bruhill, which has been burnt, the cost to be credited by view. March 14. Allocate to Alan la Zuche, justice of Chester, in the issues of his Westminster. bailiwick, his reasonable expenses incurred in maintaining three hostages and their master, detained in the king's castle of Chester, such as have been usually allowed to other justices of Chester. By J. Maunsell. March 16. Liberate to Peter de Cereres 101. for 6 tuns of wine bought of Westminster. him by the hands of Ernald Geroudun and Thomas Esperun, the king's chamberlains of London. By the steward. To Richard de Grey, keeper of the king's islands of Gernes' and Gerner' (sic). Contrabreve to pay 100 marks without delay for the king's works at Porecestr' to Henry de Ferleg', sheriff of Hants, and other keepers thereof. Allocate to the sheriffs of London, in the farm of the city, 111. paid to Henry de Kingestun of London for 6 lasts of herrings bought of him by the hands of Master Palin de Bampton and William de Whethampstede the king's buyers, in the 37th year. MEMBRANE 7. March 17. Allocate to Richard de Grey (as above), in the farm of the islands, Westminster. 85 marks delivered in the wardrobe to P. Chaceporc, keeper, on the Sunday after St. Gregory in the 37th year, of the 100 marks which he should have delivered for the king's works at Porecestr' to the keepers thereof, and for which he received a writ of computabitur. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 80 tuns of wine to Westminster and 40 to Windesores out of 120 to be delivered by John de Gisorc', the king's chamberlain of London. March 18. Liberate to Gerewind de Sosat' [at the Easter Exchequer] * Westminster. 511. 9s. for wax bought of him by the hands of Richard de Shireburn and Roger de Ros. By K. * Interlined.

Page  116 116 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 7-cont. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to carry five prisoners detained in the king's castle of Colecestr' to Niwegate under a sure guard for delivery to the keeper of the gaol there, who is commanded to receive them and keep them safely there till further orders. March 19. Liberate without delay to Bernard Prosperin, merchant of Westminster. Siena, and Amanettus Spineti, merchant of Florence, 400 marks of good, new and lawful sterlings which the king received from them on loan in Lent in the 37th year on behalf of themselves, Alebrand Alebrandi, and Rustikellus Cambii, receiving from them the king's letters patent and those of John Maunsell and others (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 184) whereby they are bound therefor. Note that William de Hastencot received 100s. in the wardrobe for Easter term in the 37th year of the yearly fee of 101. which he receives at the Exchequer. The like concerning Wygan le Bretun. To John Maunsell, provost of Beverley and constable of the king's castle of Notingeham. Contrabreve to find a chaplain to minister in the chapel of the castle, and let him have 50s. yearly for his wages as long as he ministers there. To James de Aldith[ele], keeper of the manor of Newcastleunder-Lyme. Contrabreve to repair the pale-fence of that castle where necessary, the cost to be credited by view. March 20. Liberate to Walter de Arundell 111. for 5 tuns of white wine of Westminster. Olerun, and 2 tuns of prisage-wine taken for the king by the hands of Thomas Esperun and Ernald Geroudun in the 37th year. Liberate to Bernard Monader 41. and half a mark for 2 tuns of purchased wine and 1 tun of prisage-wine, to William de Brigerak 91. and half a mark for 4 tuns purchased and 1 tun of prisage, to William Goceaume 261. and half a mark for 14 tuns purchased and 3 tuns of prisage, to Peter de Burgo 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage, to Ernald de Burdegala 53s. 4d. for 1 tun purchased and 1 tun of prisage, to Ernald Gwichard 20s. for 1 tun of prisage, to Gerard de Bosco 141. 6s. 8d. for 8 tuns purchased and 1 tun of prisage, to John de la Karrere 161. for 9 tuns purchased and 1 tun of prisage, to Peter de Pereguz 911. and half a mark for 11 tuns purchased and 3 tuns of prisage, to Ernald Johannis 111. for 6 tuns purchased and 1 tun of prisage, to William de Pyns 141. and half a mark for 8 tuns purchased and 1 tun of prisage, to Peter Pucel 121. for 6

Page  117 37 HENRY III. 117 1253. Membrane 7-cont. tuns purchased and 2 tuns of prisage, to Jordan Cunte 91. and half a mark for 6 tuns purchased and 1 tun of prisage, to Goscont de Chaumunt 20s. for 1 tun of prisage, and to Hamo le Engleis 60s. for 2 tuns of French wine purchased and 1 tun of prisage, all taken for the king as above. *To the bailiffs of Portesmuth. Contrabreve to hire the ship which the king's knight Roger de Lokinton will choose (providert) for transport of certain of the king's knights and serjeants sent to Gascony, so that their voyage may not be delayed through the bailiffs, who are not to fail hereof as they love themselves, the cost to be credited by view of Roger. The like to the bailiffs of Suhampton. Both sets of bailiffs are written to in one form, that the knights' voyage may not be hindered; and if they find transport at once at Portsmouth, the bailiffs of Suhampton will have no allowance, and conversely. tNote that the bailiffs of Portesmuth found a ship and had their allowance; the bailiffs of Suhampton did not, and no allowance is to be made to them. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to cause a gerfalcon given to the king by Edward his son, which is in the keeping of Henry de Hauvill, to be mewed with the king's five gerfalcons at Bricstok. March 26. To the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset. Contrabreve to pay Westminster. 401. without delay for the king's works at Gillingham to the keepers thereof out of the farm of the counties and of the manor of Bere. Cancelled. tNote that the sheriff will have no allowance by this writ, as nothing was paid for the said works from the sources named. March 28. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 100s. of the Westminster. king's gift without delay to his yeoman William de Monte Revelli. To the bailiff of Havering. Contrabreve to make a new almonry in the court of Havering where the old one was, and to roof the king's stable there, buying for the purpose 20,000 shingles and 3,000 laths; the cost to be credited by view. March 28. Allocate to the sheriff of Essex and Herts, in the farm of his Waltham. counties, 151. delivered in the wardrobe at Waltham to P. Chace* Marginal heading. De transfretacione quorundam de familia regis. t Added afterwards.

Page  118 118 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 7 —cnt. pore, keeper, on the Saturday after the Annunciation in the 37th year. To the keeper of the manor of Feckeham. Contrabreve, whereas the king is sending William his fisherman to take 80 bream in his stews there, to put them in paste (pane) and carry them to the king without delay. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to buy a tun of wine in their town and deliver it to brother Hamo de Hayles, lay-brother (converso), of the king's gift. April 1. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to pay 1001. Waltham. without delay to Walter de Bradele, keeper of the queen's wardrobe, to meet her debts, out of the issues of the last eyre in the county. The like to the sheriff of Oxford and Berks for another 1001. To the sheriff of Warwick. Contrabreve to bring Hugh de Bles, detained in the king's prison of Warrewyk, to London for delivery to the keeper of the king's gaol of Niwegate. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve, as they love themselves and their honour, to find four good ships with mariners and good equipment (armamentis) for a voyage to Gascony for Nicholas de Molis and the other knights whom the king is sending thither. To the constable of Porcestr'. Contrabreve to let the said knights have hurdles of those which are in his keeping for four ships, he being credited with the carriage thereof. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to let Richard de Shireburn and Roger le Taillur have 100 marks for the king's purchases in the coming fair of Staunford out of the issues of the county other than the tallage, so that those purchases may not be delayed by the sheriff's default. April 4. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay 27 marks to Roger Havering. de Lindestede, chaplain of the king's hospital of Ospringe, of the king's gift to the use of the hospital. Liberate to William Ern[aldi] de Cadilak 751. at the Michaelmas Exchequer in the 37th year, being 501. arrears of the yearly fee of 151. which he used to receive, and 251. for the said Michaelmas term which the king has granted to him yearly at that term, after receiving from him the king's letters patent for that sum. Thus he is fully satisfied of his fee down to Michaelmas in the 37th year.

Page  119 37 HENRY III. 119 1253. Membrane 7-cont. April 5. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay 40 marks to the Havering. sacrist of Westminster to cast a new bell and for other business which the king has enjoined upon him. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to help John le Messager to buy three tables for the king, as he will tell them on the king's behalf, and carry the tables to the king at Havering without delay. To the sheriff of Essex and Hertford. Contrabreve to pay 100 marks for the king's works at Havering to the keepers thereof. April 8. To the bailiffs of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pay 508. to Havering. Guybert de Rue this Easter, and the like yearly, as the king has granted to him for life the 50s. that Aloettus de Glouc' used to receive in Gloucester during his life of the king's fixed alms. To the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset. Contrabreve to pay 50 marks to the keepers of the king's works at Corf and 50 marks to those at Shireburn out of the farm and other issues of those counties except the king's tallage. To the bailiff of Havering. Contrabreve to wainscot the king's upper chapel at Havering; in the lower chapel, to buy an image of the Blessed Virgin, and two windows with shields of Provence; to wainscot above (ultra) the king's seat in the hall; to buy two tables with their stools in the king's chamber; to make a new chapel for the queen, 28 feet by 14 with a screen (sporo) at the entrance; to break down the wall between the queen's two lower wardrobes, and to make a door there; to make a screen well carved (intalliatum) and a table with its stools in the queen's chamber; to plaster and whiten the queen's wardrobes, and to make two screens therein and a (wyuram) in the king's wardrobe; to mend the fireplace in the chamber of Edward the king's son, and to remove his wardrobe on the west side; to make a lantern (fumerillum) in the chaplains' house, a chandlery and a napery conjoined, an almonry 50 ft. by 22 ft., a saucery adjoining thereto, with an oven and a gate towards the park with a building over; to mend the ridge of the stable, to widen the stable itself by 30 ft., to roof it and all the newly ordered buildings with shingles, and to mend the posts and walls; and to make a wall of rag-stone (petra de Drag') likewise about the king's court; the cost to be credited by view. April 14. Allocate to William de Insula, sheriff of Northampton, in the Westminster. issues of the last eyre for common pleas in the county, 1001. delivered in the wardrobe to P. Chaceporc, keeper, on the Friday

Page  120 120 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 7-cont. before Palm Sunday. *[Afterwards, the writ being lost, as the sheriff asserted, he had another in the same words with the addition 'unless you are making allowance before.'] MEMBRANE 6. April 12. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to pay 12d. daily wages Westminster. to Master Gerard the king's carpenter from Christmas in the 37th year till Easter following. To John de Gisorc'. Contrabreve to buy a thousand of wax for the king in his town and send it to the wardrobe without delay. To Adam de Eston, keeper of the bishopric of Chichester. Contrabreve to buy a cope of good samite and deliver it to the dean and chapter of Chichester as the king's gift to their church. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to carry Henry de Hibernia, an approver taken and detained in the king's prison of Norhampton, to Neugate in safety for delivery to the keeper of the king's gaol there. April 16. To Godfrey de Listen. Contrabreve to pay to Henry, fitter Westminster. (atilliatori) of the king's crossbows, his liveries of 5d. daily from Christmas in the 37th year to Easter following from week to week. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to let brother Giles the king's almoner have 15 pairs of shoes worth 5d. the pair without delay for distribution to the poor against this Easter, in addition to the 330 pairs already given to him. To the bailiffs of Southampton. Contrabreve to receive 40 tuns of wine which Walter and Roger le Flemeng will deliver, and carry them without delay as they love themselves to Windesores for the king. April 17. Allocate to Robert le Sauvage, sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, Westminster. in the issues of those counties, 621. 7s. 5d. delivered in the wardrobe to P. Chaceporc, keeper, on the Wednesday before Easter. To the sheriff of Herts. Contrabreve to receive Alexander de Maydenford, approver, whom the bailiffs of John de Burgo will deliver at Wauer', and carry him under a sure guard to London for delivery to the keeper of the king's gaol of Niwegate, who is commanded to receive him and keep him safely there till further orders. * Added afterwards.

Page  121 37 HENRY III. 121 1253. Membrane 6 —cont. April 21. Allocate to William de Horsenden, bailiff of the Peak, in the Westminster. issues of his bailiwick, 40 marks delivered in the wardrobe at Westminster to P. Chaceporc, keeper, on the Monday in Easter week. April 22. Liberate to Dune and Botolph de Gutlaunde 541. 14s. for wax Merton. and greywork bought of them, and to Hegin de Gutlaunde 121. for furs bought of him by the hands of Roger de Ros and Ralph de Duniun in the 37th year. Liberate to Master Henry the king's surgeon 100s. for Easter term in the 37th year of the 101. granted to him yearly at the Exchequer till the king shall make provision for him in lands of that value. April 24. Liberate without delay to John Maunsell, provost of Beverley, Merton. and others (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 189), 10001. to be paid on the king's behalf within 15 days of Michaelmas next to Bernard Prosperin and his partners, merchants of Siena, Maynetus Spine and his partners, merchants of Florence, and Deutaiutus and his partners, merchants of Florence, whereto they have bound themselves by their letters patent, having received that sum on loan from the said merchants. To Richard le Enveyse, bailiff of Havering. Contrabreve to pay to Peter Horel and William del Hurst, viewers of the king's works at Havering, one mark of the king's gift and special favour. To the bailiffs of Winchelese. Contrabreve to pay 40 marks of the king's gift to the friars preachers of Canterbury to pay their debts. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to carry 20 tuns of wine to Gloucester, 14 to Hereford, 14 to Worcester, 10 to Brug', 2 to Wenlok, and 20 to Shrewsbury out of 80 to be delivered at Bristol by Robert de Dacre, keeper of the king's wines. April 25. Allocate to Alan la Zuche, justice of Chester, in the farm of his Merton. bailiwick, the 10 marks and 20d. which the king has pardoned to the nuns of Chester of the yearly rent of that amount due from them for the king's demesne. Allocate to Henry de Helgheton, sheriff of Essex and Herts, in the farm of those counties, 16s. 7Id. spent in purchase of hens, chickens, and roes for the king against Easter and 36s. 4d. spent in purchase of eggs, rabbits, hens, and geese against the feast of St. Edward, both in the 36th year. By the steward.

Page  122 122 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 6-cont. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to carry 100 tuns of wine to London, 6 to Silvestun, 24 to Norhampton, 10 to Geytinton, 6 to Clive, 8 to Staunford, 20 to Notingeham, 6 to Clipston, and 20 to York, out of 200 to be delivered at Boston by Robert de Dacre, taker of the king's wines. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to pay for 40 tuns of lawful prisage-wine in the keeping of Roger le Flemeng, taker of the king's wines, which he will deliver, and to carry 20 tuns thereof to Winchester and 20 to Clarendon to place in the king's cellars there. To Richard de Grey, keeper of the king's islands. Contrabreve to repair the king's castles in the said islands where necessary, and to make buildings therein where it can be done with most advantage and improvement, the cost [to be credited] by view of William Roos and Robert Blundel in Gerner', and of Jordan de la Hogh and Nicholas le Evesk in Geres'. April 26. To the sheriff of Sussex. Contrabreve to make 12,000 nails Merton. for laths and shingles in his bailiwick without any delay, and carry them to Freymauntell, so that the king's hall there may not remain unroofed for lack of nails. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to buy a thousand of good iron in his bailiwick without delay, and carry it to Freymantel for the king's works there. May 1. Allocate to William de Grey, in 461. arrears of his yearly fee Merton. of 131., 10 marks arrears of four years of his five for the land late held by Roger de Essex and Nicholas de Wermundeuurth of a serjeanty in Sandiacre. Note that there remain due to him 59 marks arrears of his said fee down to Easter in the 37th year. Allocate to Alan la Zuche, justice of Chester, in the farm of his bailiwick from 22 October in the 35th year, 101. yearly as long as he holds it for 101. worth of land which he assigned by the king's command to Tudor son of Edynavet in the king's four cantreds after the king had committed to Alan his county of Chester and his land of Wales. To Stephen de Feugeres, keeper of the lands late of the countess of Eu (Augi) in England. Contrabreve, whereas Ingram de Viler has released to the king for himself and his heirs for 20 marks all rights that he had or could have in the hamlet of Bulewareheth, which he formerly held of the countess, to pay him that sum without delay on receiving his charter of release.

Page  123 37 HENRY III. 123 1253. Membrane 6-cont. To Richard de Grey, keeper of the king's islands. Contrabreve to pay 50 marks to John de Grey for the 37th year of his yearly fee of 50 marks. May 3. Liberate to Hugh de Mangevere without delay 100s. of the king's Westminster. gift. May 3. Allocate to Nicholas de Hanred, sheriff of Oxford and Berks, Westminster. in the issues of the last eyre in those counties, 200 marks delivered in the wardrobe to P. Chaceporc, keeper, in the 37th year to pay the king's old debts. Allocate to the executors of Peter de Goldinton, in his debts to the king, 201. which the king gave to Ernald Fedin, who accordingly received chattels of the deceased to that value. Allocate to William Heyrun, sheriff of Northumberland, in his farm at the Michaelmas Exchequer in the 35th year, 100 marks in lieu of a like sum which he paid to Robert de Clifford for the whole wood of Bretteuuode (that it might remain to the king and his heirs for ever),* and for the land of 'la Blakelaue ' which he took at farm from Ralph de Gaugy for 20 years, ten of which are now past. By K. *Note that a charter hereof has been delivered in the wardrobe to P. Chaceporc. Liberate to William de Sancto Jermano, king's serjeant, 6d. daily granted to him for life of the king's gift for his maintenance. These letters are patent. May 4. Liberate to William de Argentere 200 marks for a great vessel Westminster. of silver bought of him and given to St. Edward at Easter in the 37th year. By E. de Westm'. Liberate to John de Corebia, clerk, 3d. daily granted to him for his maintenance during good conduct. These letters are patent. May 5. Allocate to William de Tinhide, sheriff of Wilts, in the farm of Westminster. that county, 58s. 1d. expenses of Fortunatus de Luca, king's knight, lying ill at Salisbury when the king was last at Clarendon. Liberate to Philip de Vallibus 30 marks of the king's gift. Liberate to Henry de Winton, convert (converso), 100s. of the king's gift for his maintenance. * Added afterwards.

Page  124 124 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 6-cont. Liberate to the hermit of Brehille 50s. for Easter term in the 37th year, which sum he receives yearly for serving the king's chapel of Bruhill (sic). Liberate to William le Ruter the king's carpenter his livery of 3d. daily from Easter in the 37th year till Michaelmas following. May 6. Allocate to the bailiffs of Gloucester, in the farm of that town, Westminster. 71. 9s. 8 —d. spent in purchase of shad (alosis) and lampreys for the king and queen, and in carriage thereof to the king and queen through divers places in the 37th year. Allocate to Richard de Grey, keeper of the king's islands, in the farm thereof, 301. as his fee for the 37th year, which fee the king withdrew but afterwards regranted. Liberate to William de Valencia the king's brother 2111. of his yearly fee of 5001., and 201. 13s. 23d. of his yearly fee of 500 marks, both for Easter term in the 37th year. Note that the deduction from his fee is the same as at Michaelmas last, because he has had no increase in lands or rents except in the manor of Colingburn, which is extended at 321., the king made him a special favour [of the * moiety] thereof for this Easter term, but at the next term there is to be a deduction of 161. for the moiety, and so in future terms. *[Afterwards the king gave him the wardship of the lands of Isabel de Valoynes, extended at 501. 13s. 44d., and so the deduction from his yearly fee of 500 marks is 201. 13s. 23d. (sic). Thus he is entirely quit of that fee; and from his yearly fee of 5001. there is a deduction of 301. Os. 1 d. for the said wardship so long as it lasts.] Jan. 27. Liberate to Giles de Cambray and Nicholas Dysmars, king's Westminster. serjeants, 30 marks each in lieu of all debts which they can demand from the king down to the Monday after the Conversion of St. Paul in the 37th year on account of their service or on other grounds. May 6. Liberate to Walter de Bradele, keeper of the queen's wardrobe, Westminster. 2001. for the expenses of her household. To Hugh Gargat. Contrabreve to pay 601. out of the issues of his bailiwick for the king's works at Gillingham to the keepers thereof. May 7. Liberate to the master and brethren of the hospital of St. Wrestminster. Lazarus of Jerusalem 40 marks for Michaelmas term in the 36th * Added afterwards.

Page  125 37 HENRY III. 125 1253. Membrane 6-cont. year of the 40 marks granted to it (ei) yearly of the king's fixed alms. Allocate to Robert de Wylegheby, escheator of Lindes', in the issues of his escheatry, 171. delivered for the king's works at Gildeford to Ellis Maunsell, keeper thereof, by the hand of Master Andrew de Pritelwell the king's mason there on the morrow of St. John before the Latin Gate in the 37th year. MEMBRANE 5. May 6. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to admit William Westminster. Luvel and Henry de Candovere the king's huntsmen, whom he is sending to take 40 bucks in the forest of Dene, and to salt the venison and carry it to the king. To the sheriff of Salop. Contrabreve to carry 50 oaks from the king's woods in the bailiwick of Mungumery to the priory of Cherebir', the king having given them to the prior. To John de Hanneberg and Peter de Lega. Contrabreve to pay 50 marks out of the issues of the sale of the king's corn at Brehull to the abbess of Werewell in recompense of the damage done to her mills for the benefit of (pro) the king's mills of Geudeford. To the sheriff of Somerset. Contrabreve to let Philip de Candovere and Richard de Candevere (sic) the king's huntsmen have as much salt as they need to salt ten stags which they will take in the king's park of Piderton, and to carry the stags to the king against the coming Whitsuntide. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 100 tuns of wine to Westminster, 60 to Windesores, 10 to Merton, 10 to Keniton, 10 to Havering, 5 to Wautham, and 5 to St. Albans, out of 200 to be delivered by John de Gisorc' the king's chamberlain of London. To Stephen Bauthan, John de Haneberge, Peter de Lega, and others, the king's farmers of Wudestok and its members. Contrabreve to pay 501. without delay to Ellis Maunsel, keeper of the king's works at Geudeford, to finish those works, being due as their farm for Easter term last past. To the bailiff of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to carry to St. Briavels for the king's works there when needed one-half of the lime left of the 1400 quarters which he made in the forest of St. Briavels for the king's works at Gloucester; and to carry the

Page  126 126 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253* Membrane 5-cont. other half to the Severn for delivery to the sheriff of Gloucester for the king's works at Gloucester. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to carry to Gloucester for the king's works the lime to be delivered to him as above. To James de Aldithele, bailiff of Newcastle-under-Lyme. Contrabreve to block up the pond of the said castle, which was lately broken on the occasion of the sale of the fish in the king's stew there, the cost to be credited by view. May 9. Liberate to Bidaw de la Naw, burgess of Dax (Aquensis), 50 Westminster. marks in lieu of a like sum received of him on loan by William de Boeles in Gascony after Christmas last to fortify the king's castle of Sault de Navailles (Saltu). By K. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to buy vestments, books, and a chalice for the chapel of the king's castle of Harestan, and to place them in the chapel. May 10. Liberate without delay to P. Chaceporc, keeper of the wardrobe, Westminster. 1000 marks for the expenses of the household. Liberate to Guy de Lezignan 4001. for the 34th, 35th, 36th, and 37th years of the yearly fee of 1001. granted by the king to Gaucher de Chastillun and by Gaucher to Guy, to whom the king has made letters patent thereof (R6les Gascons, I, 2163). May 12. Liberate without delay to Bernard Prosperin, merchant of Westminster. Florence, 1101. which he delivered on loan to Master Ankctin in the court of Rome to obtain certain papal letters for the king. Liberate to the executors of Richard the second, bishop of Chichester, 250 marks at the Michaelmas Exchequer in the 37th year, 250 marks at the Easter Exchequer following, and 250 marks at the Michaelmas Exchequer in the 38th year, which the king has given for the discharge of the debts of the church of Chichester. *Afterwards the executors had the king's letters to all of them for payment at the terms contained in the liberate, the date of which letters is at Westminster on 29 May. Computate to Adam de Estun, in the issues of the bishopric of Chichester, 181. 12s. delivered to P. Chaceporc, keeper [of the wardrobe], at Westminster on the Saturday after St. John before the Latin Gate in the 37th year, when he was keeper of the bishopric. * Added afterwards.

Page  127 37 HENRY III. 127 1253. Membrane 5 —cont. May 13. Liberate to Luca late the wife of Rhiwallon (Rualens') de Brey Westminster. 100s. for Easter term in the 37th year of her yearly fee of 101. Allocate to Robert le Vavassur, sheriff of Nottingham, in the issues of the county, 50 marks paid to Ralph son of Nicholas for keeping the castle of Notingham in the 37th year. To Thomas de Hotot, bailiff of Havering. Contrabreve to finish the king's works at Havering which he ordered to be done by Richard le Enveise, formerly his bailiff there, who had a writ of computabitur therefor, and to pay the arrears of wages of the chaplains serving in the king's chapels there; the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to buy 100 pounds of tin in the city of London and carry them with speed to Freymauntel for delivery to the keepers of the king's works there to carry out those works. To the bailiffs of Gumecestr'. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks of the king's gift to the prior of Merton. To Godfrey de Lystun. Contrabreve to pay 601. out of the farm of his bailiwick for the king's works at Windesores to the keepers thereof. May 14. Liberate to Stephen de Salinis 101. for Easter term in the 37th Westminster. year of his yearly fee of 201. Liberate to Roger de Whittestre 100s. for the same term of his yearly fee of 101. for keeping the rolls and writs at the king's bench. Liberate to John de Wyvill 20 marks for the same term of the 40 marks which he receives for sitting at the Exchequer of the Jews. Liberate to P. Chaceporc 700 marks to send to Gascony for the king's business. May 15. Liberate to Arnold son of Arnold 30 marks arrears for the 34th, Westminster. 35th, and 36th years of his yearly fee of 10 marks. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to let Roger de Lokinton have a tun of wine of the king's gift. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to pay 10. to John le Gras for Easter term last of his yearly fee of 101. payable at that term.

Page  128 128 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 5-cont. May 20. Liberate to Henry le Peytevin 101. for the same term of the Westminster. yearly fee of 201. granted to him at the Exchequer till the king shall make more abundant provision for him in wards or escheats. To the bailiffs of Southampton. Contrabreve to carry 20 tuns of wine, to be delivered by Roger le Flemeng, taker of the king's wines, to Westminster with all speed against the coming Whitsuntide, which the king is about to celebrate there. To Alan la Zuche, justice of Chester. Contrabreve to deliver at Portesmuth without delay and without fail all the king's pavilions which are at Chester by the day of the Holy Trinity at latest. Liberate to William de Sancto Ermino 171 marks remaining due for Easter term in the 37th year of the 201. granted to him yearly at that term. By R. Waleram. Liberate to the merchants of Ypres 2701. 2s. 8d. for cloth bought of them at the fairs of Norhampton, Stanford, and St. Ives in the 37th year by the hands of Richard de Shireburn and Roger de Ros. By P. Chaceporc. Liberate to the merchants of Doway 4621. 10s. for cloth as above. By P. Chaceporc. May 23. Allocate to the bailiffs of Suwerk, in the issues of their farm, Windsor. 100s. delivered by order of the abbot of Persore for purchase of books to serve the king's chapel of Windesores. By the abbot of Persore. [May 23.] To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve, whereas the king Westminster. is sending Robert de Mares and Benedict Gernet to take 6 bucks in his park of Norhampton and 10 in the forest of Witleuuode or his park of Hanle, to receive the venison and salt it and carry it to Westminster against the coming Whitsuntide. Allocate to Hugh Garget, keeper of the king's manors of Gillingham, Shaftebur', Sumerton, and Brideport, from the time when he first had the keeping thereof and for the future so long as he retains it, 8d. daily granted to him on that account for his maintenance. By the abbot of Persore. Liberate to Master Geoffrey, clerk of 0. duke of Bruneswyk, 5 marks for the 37th year of the yearly fee of 5 marks granted to him at the Exchequer till the king shall make more abundant provision for him in a sufficient ecclesiastical benefice.

Page  129 37 HENRY III. 129 1253. Membrane 5-cont. May 23. Liberate to William de Gardinis 5 marks for Easter term in the Windsor. 37th year of his yearly fee of 5 marks. Liberate to Richard de Munbiliard 80 marks arrears for the 34th and 35th years of his yearly fee of 40 marks. Liberate to the master and brethren of the hospital of St. Mary of the Teutons 40 marks for Easter term in the 37th year of the 40 marks which they receive yearly of the king's fixed alms. Allocate to William de Bello Campo, sheriff of Worcester, in the issues of that county, 40 marks delivered to G. de Langele in the 32nd year to maintain himself in the king's service. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to salt 4 stags and 4 bucks without delay which Robert de Mares will take in the forest of Salsey and deliver, and to carry them to the king against the coming Whitsuntide. May 26. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to pay 501. of the king's Windsor. gift without delay to W. bishop of Bath and Wells, going on the king's errand beyond seas. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to pay 401. to the sheriff of Gloucester immediately on sight hereof to make purveyance for the king as enjoined against the king's voyage to Gascony. MEMBRANE 4. May 26. Allocate to Robert Wallerand, in the issues of co. Gloucester Windsor. while he was sheriff, 41. 10s. spent in maintenance of two hostages in Gloucester castle from Michaelmas in the 33rd year to Michaelmas in the 34th year at ld. each daily, 63s. for the like from the last-named date for 36 weeks till the feast of St. Kenelm following, 30s. spent on their robes and shoes during that time, and 24s. spent in sending lampreys, salmon, and shad (alosis) to the king in Lent in the 34th year; in the issues of his bailiwick while he was the king's bailiff in West Wales, 371. 16s. spent in wages of 4 mounted serjeants-at-arms keeping the castle of Gilgaran in war-time from the Purification in the 30th year for 27 weeks till the feast of St. Laurence following at 12d. each daily. 371. 16s. spent in wages of 24 footmen on like duty at 2d. each daily, 181. 18s. spent in wages of 2 mounted serjeants-at-arms keeping the castle of Pembroke during the same time, 151. 15s. spent in wages of 10 footmen in garrison in the same castle during that time at 2d. each daily, and 401. spent in keeping the castle of Haerford for two years; and in the issues of the bishopric of St. David's while void and in the king's keeping, 161. 16s. spent in 9-(22)

Page  130 130 CALENDAR OP LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 4-cont. wages of 4 mounted serjeants keeping the town of St. David's and the castles of Poynz, Pencaer, Lawadeyn, Landefey, and Treffedin from the feast of St. Philip and St. James in the 31st year for 24 weeks till the feast of St. Luke following at 6d. each daily. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to pay an imprest of 20 marks with speed to Alfred de Suleny, who is about to depart in haste with the king for Gascony. To the sheriff of Cumberland. Contrabreve to repair the king's buildings in Carlisle castle where necessary, the cost to be credited by view. May 27. Allocate to Stephen de Feugeres, keeper of the lands late of the Windsor. countess of Eu (Augi) and of William de Keu, in the issues thereof, 4441. delivered to Walter de Bradele, keeper of the queen's wardrobe, on the Wednesday before St. Simon and St. Jude in the 35th year, and 1001. delivered in the king's wardrobe to P. Chaceporc, keeper, on the Monday after St. Mark in the 36th year. May 29. Liberate without delay to Master Nicholas de Plumton, going on Westminster. the king's errand to the court of Rome, 60 marks for his expenses. Liberate to Clement de Welles and Robert de Coby, king's chaplains ministering in the Tower of London at 50s. each yearly, their wages of 25s. each from Easter in the 37th year till Michaelmas following. Liberate to Segur de Castro Novo 50 marks for Easter term in the 36th year, and 50 marks for Easter term in the 37th year, of the yearly fee of 50 marks granted to him for life, and 50 marks of the king's gift in recompense for losses incurred by him in the king's service in the parts of Gascony. May 27. To Godfrey de Lyston. Contrabreve to pay to seven chaplains Windsor. ministering in the king's chapels of Windesores at 50s. each yearly their wages of 25s. each from Easter in the 37th year till Michaelmas following. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to buy 1000 ells of fine and delicate linen in his bailiwick and sent it to the wardrobe at Westminster by the fifth day before Whitsuntide at latest. The like to the sheriff of Sussex. May 27. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 10 tuns of Kempton. wine, which the king's chamberlains of London will deliver, with all speed to such a place as the king's butlers will enjoin.

Page  131 37 HENRY III. 131 1253. Membrane 4-cont. To the keeper of the bishopric of Chichester. Contrabreve to pay 30 marks of the king's gift without delay to William de Chabbeneys. To Godfrey de Lystun, king's bailiff of Keniton. Contrabreve to pay 25s. to the king's chaplain of Keniton for his wages from Easter in the 37th year till Michaelmas following. To the sheriff of Salop and Stafford. Contrabreve to pay to Meredith son of Richard 101. for Easter term in the 37th year (as on p. 86). To the bailiffs of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pay to John Malemort, maker of the king's quarrels at St. Briavels, who receives 7~d. daily for making 100 quarrels and 3d. for shafting (inflecchiand') and feathering them, his liveries fortnightly from Easter in the 37th year till Michaelmas following. May 29. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to pay 25 marks of the Westminster. king's gift to John de Curtenay, who is about to set out with the king to Gascony. May 30. Liberate to John de Launfare 101. for Easter term in the 37th Westminster. year of the yearly fee of 101. granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service. Liberate without delay to P. Chaceporc, keeper [of the wardrobe], 100 marks for the king's expenses. Liberate to William Arthur, John Ruffaud, Ruffaud de Talenc', Ellis Biger, Peter de Dugan, and Peter Bariller 2001. to divide among the merchants of Gascony of the king's gift for the losses which they have sustained and are sustaining by reason of his debts to them; and to William de Urne and Peter de Walmale 20 marks, and to John de Monte Acuto and William le Faure 100s., all of the king's gift for the like cause. Liberate to Alelin de Mez 201. for Michaelmas term in the 36th year of his yearly fee of 201. (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247 -1258, p. 137). *Note that he afterwards received his fee for that term in the wardrobe, and therefore the king and his council are to be consulted. Allocate to Peter de Sabaudia, in his debts at the Exchequer, 100 marks lacking of the 10001. which the king lately received * Added afterwards.

Page  132 132 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 4-cont. on loan to his use from Bernard Prosperin and other merchants of Siena and Maynettus Spine and other merchants of Florence, the sum of 100 marks to be deducted from the payment of 10001. to be made to the said merchants at the Michaelmas Exchequer, for which a writ of liberate has been made. Liberate to Bertram de Andr' 30 marks of the king's gift for his expenses homewards. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to buy 165 pairs of shoes in the city of London, part to be worth 4ld. the pair, part to be worth 5d., and part to be worth 6jd., and deliver them to brother Giles the king's almoner to distribute among the poor, so that he may have them in the wardrobe by the Wednesday before Whit Sunday. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to pay 20s. to Master Gerard the king's engineer for Easter term in the 37th year of the 40s. granted to him yearly for keeping the king's buildings in Winchester castle. May 31. Liberate to John de Amblyon 121. 10s., being the king's old Sutton. debts to him, and 30 marks for his expenses when going on the king's errand to the court of Rome. To the sheriff of Northumberland. Contrabreve to mend and repair where necessary the great tower in the king's castle of Baumburc, the three gates in the castle, with their doors, locks, and fastenings, and the great swing-bridge outside the great gate to the south, the cost to be credited by view. Note that on Ascension Day in the 37th year the king received the homage of Nicholas Sarrasin (Saraceni), son of Peter Sarrasin, for the yearly fee of 101. granted to him and his heirs. June 1. Liberate to Eustace de Baylloll 101. for Easter term in the 37th Rochester. year of his yearly fee of 201. June 1. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to make bridges and Faversham. hurdles without delay, as he loves himself and all that he has, in addition to those long since ordered to be made out of the farm of Suhampton and Portesm' and the issues of the county, out of the same issues or other sources, so that the king shall have enough, including those already made, for 300 ships at Portesm' in 8 days from Trinity at latest; and to make firm prohibition throughout the county that no carpentry be done till the bridges and hurdles are finished. The king is writing to A. elect of Winchester and the priors of St. Swithun's at Winchester and Suwyk to aid him

Page  133 37 HENRY III. 133 1253. Membrane 4 —cont. herein out of the woods nearest to Portesm'. The cost is to be credited by view of Alan de Geudeford, or of other good and lawful men if he cannot attend thereto. June 3. To the sheriff of Essex and Herts. Contrabreve to levy 40s. Canterbury. with all speed from Master Robert de Gravele of his fine for himself and his sureties for non-appearance (quia retraxit se) against Nicholas the chaplain of Langenhoc; 20s. from John de Blumvill of his fine for trespass against the said Master Robert; half a mark from Adam de Sumery of his fine for himself and his sureties for non-appearance; and 40s. from William de Hulmo, keeper of the priory of Typpetre, of his fine for trespass against Philip son of Robert and Reyner, bailiff of Wycham; and to pay these sums to Nicholas de Turri in part payment of 201. for Easter term in the 37th year of the 401. which he receives yearly to maintain himself in the king's service. Like order to the sheriff of Huntingdon to levy 6- marks from the abbot of Thorneye for leave to agree with the abbot of Rameseye, and 100s. from the abbot of Rameseye for the same, and to pay it over to Nicholas de Turri as above. Like order to the sheriff of Kent to levy 5 marks from Hamo Crevequer, being his fine made before the king for leave to agree with the earl of Gloucester, and to pay it to Nicholas as above. June 5. Allocate to the sheriff of Kent, in the farm of the county, 71. 15s. Rochester. spent on the transport of the master of the Templars in England, the prior of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England, Nicholas de Molis, and Henry de Wengham, at the port of Dover. June 4. To John de Sumercote, keeper of the exchange. Contrabreve Canterbury. to repair the building of the exchange at Canterbury where necessary out of the common issues thereof, the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to buy a set of vestments (unum vestimentum) with towels and other appurtenances, a missal, an antiphonary, and a chalice of average price by view and testimony of lawful men for the chapel of the king's castle at Rochester, the cost of the whole not to exceed 100s. To the same. Contrabreve to buy a set of sacerdotal vestments and two small bells and give them to the lepers of Ospringe of the king's gift for their chapel. To the same. Contrabreve to pay 45s. to Richard de Green, vintner of Rochester, for a tun of wine, and 41. 10s. to William Funtayne, vintner of Rochester, for 2 tuns taken for the king during his present journey in Kent.

Page  134 134 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 4-cont. To the same. Contrabreve to repair the bridge outside the great gate of the king's castle of Canterbury, the bridge of the tower, and the gate itself where necessary, the cost to be credited by view. June 6. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to repair the wall of Sutton. Bristol castle to the south against the ferry and make a turret there, the cost to be credited by view. June 7. Liberate without delay to Reynold de Drumare 100s. for Easter Westminster. term in the 37th year of his yearly fee of 101. MEMBRANE 3. To Peter Chaceporc, keeper of the wardrobe. Contrabreve to deliver to the treasurer and chamberlains for deposit in the treasury at Westminster 2000 marks of gold [and?] 110 marks 4s. of gold as well in leaf (folio) as in coin (moneta), ingot (cuneo) and dust (palea), which is in his keeping at Westminster, he having received it during his time of office down to the Friday after St. Augustine in May in the 37th year. He will be credited according to his account rendered in the Exchequer. To the sheriff of Sussex. Contrabreve to have the king's two small galleys which are in the keeping of William Beaufiz at La Rye equipped and well fitted out without delay with all manner of armaments so as to be ready and manned at Portesmuth against the king's arrival in 8 days from Trinity next at the latest; the cost to be credited by view of the said William, Brice de la Rye, Henry Buchard, and other lawful men. To John de Sumercote, keeper of the exchange. Contrabreve to pay 1001. without delay out of the issues of the exchange of London to Walter de Bradele, keeper of the queen's wardrobe to meet her expenses. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay 15 marks of the king's gift to William de Faukeham to prepare himself to cross the sea with the king to Gascony. Cancelled quia redditum fuit breve. June 10. Liberate to Robert de Lupsaut 551. 16s. for 31 tuns of Gascon Westminster. wine bought of him for the king in the 37th year by the hand of Robert de Dacre, taker of the king's wines, to John de Bord' 551. 16s. for 31 tuns of wine, to Ern' de Colonia 1381. 148. for 63 tuns of wine, to Mann de Valays 431. 16s. for 28 tuns, to William de Bien 1421. 10s. for 75 tuns, to Richard de le Estile 141. 8s. for 8 tuns, to Ralph Hervey of Wylton 111. 13s. 4d. for 7 tuns, to

Page  135 37 HENRY III. 135 1253. Membrane 3-cont. Geoffrey de Stocwell 61. 13s. 4d. for 4 tuns, and to Henry Thorald 66s. 8d. for 2 tuns bought of him for the king by the hand of the said Robert in the same year. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to buy 5 quarters of white peas and 4 quarters of crushed (fresas) beans without delay and carry them to Winchester against the king's arrival on the vigil of Trinity next. Liberate to Michael Dornon and William Sen his partner 491. 198. for 27 tuns of Gascon wine and 40s. for 2 tuns of prisagewine, to John de Bodele 341. 13s. 4d. for 16 tuns of wine, to Gatho de Galvo (sic) Monte 701. for 30 tuns of wine and 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine, to John Fesard 301. 8s. for 16 tuns of wine of St. Jean, and to Archer de Sancto Johanne 311. 9s. for 17 tuns of the like and 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine, bought for the king at London by John de Gisorc' the king's chamberlain of London. To the sheriff of Northumberland. Contrabreve to pay 601. of the king's gift to Roger Bertram, going with the king to Gascony. Cancelled quia reddidit breve. June 11. Liberate without delay at the Michaelmas Exchequer to Nicholas Windsor. Sarrasin (Saraceno), son and heir of Peter Sarrasin, 401. for that term of the yearly fee of 401. granted by the king and his father at the Exchequer to the said Peter and his heirs till the king should make provision for them in lands of that value. To the sheriff of Sussex. Contrabreve to carry 150 carcasses of bacon, to be delivered by Stephen Fromund, king's clerk, to Portesmuth without delay. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to carry John de Frome, whom the king's serjeants will deliver at Rochester, under a sure guard with all speed to Dover to deliver to the constable there, who is ordered to receive him and keep him safely in the king's prison there till further orders. To Adam de Aston, keeper of the bishopric of Chichester. Contrabreve to pay 201. without delay to William de Chabbeneis for Easter term in the 37th year of the yearly fee of 401. which he receives at the Exchequer till the king shall make provision for him of lands to that value in wards or escheats; and 151. for the same term of the 301. granted to him yearly during the life of Margery de Vernun. Cancelled quia aliter inferius. [June 11.] Liberate to William de Cantilupo at the Michaelmas Exchequer Windsor. in the 37th year 2001. arrears of his yearly fee. Note that he received from W. bishop of Durham on the

Page  136 136 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 3-cont. arrears of his fee 1001. which the bishop gave to the king as an aid on the occasion of his voyage to Gascony; and so nothing remains to him of that fee before Easter in the 38th year. June 12. Liberate to Clarice the convert (converse), wife of Henry de Windsor. Winton, or to Henry in her name, 100s. yearly at the Michaelmas Exchequer, as the king has granted that sum to her of his gift for her life as dower after her conversion. These letters are patent. Liberate to John Ruffat', citizen of Bordeaux, 251. at the Michaelmas Exchequer in the 37th year, he having delivered that sum to William de Monte Revelli as his fee for that term and for Easter term following, the king's letters patent therefor to be retained at the Exchequer. Liberate to Thomas de Sabaudia [the count] or to his known attorney at the Michaelmas Exchequer yearly, without waiting for further orders, 500 marks of the 700 marks which Hugh le Bigod pays yearly of his wife's fine (Excerpta e Rotulis Finium, II, 28); and what is due to him of his fee of 5001. yearly, half at the Michaelmas Exchequer and half at that of Easter, after the said fine has been fully paid, seeing that the king and his heirs (sic) have made no provision in lands therefor according to his grant. If the attorney does not come to the Exchequer for the fee, it is to be deposited without further orders at the New Temple in London to the count's use, deducting therefrom the yearly value, according to a lawful extent, of any lands which the king may assign to him in fee or in wardship. These letters are patent. June 13. Liberate to Ralph Hardel, citizen of London, 55 marks in lieu Reading. of a like sum which he lent to the king to the use of his serjeantsat-arms, to whom the king has delivered it in part payment of their wages. Allocate to Adam Wymer, king's clerk, in the issues of the king's manor of Gillingham when he was bailiff thereof, 23s. 2jd. expenses of William de Erlham, the king's falconer, who lay there sick for seven weeks. Liberate to Bernard de Bailol 10 marks for Easter term in the 37th year of his yearly fee of 20 marks. June 14. Liberate to William de Grey 61. 10s. for the same term of his Sherborne. yearly fee of 131.

Page  137 37 HENRY III. 137 1253. Membrane 3-cont. Computate to Adam de Eston, in the issues of the bishopric of Chichester while he was keeper thereof, 121. 15s. paid in the wardrobe at Rading to P. Chaceporc, keeper, on the Friday in Whit week. June 13. To the mayor and sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 300 Reading. marks, out of the 500 marks promised as an aid for the king's journey to Gascony, to Roger the tailor for delivery to Henry de Luk', merchant, for silken and gold-wrought cloths bought of him, and to send the other 200 marks after the king to the parts of Winchester. Cancelled quia aliter in rotulo clausarum (Calendar of Close Rolls, 1251-1253, p. 376). To Alan la Zuche, justice of Chester. Contrabreve to acquit the prioress and nuns of St. Mary's, Chester, of their farm of 10 marks and 20d. due for next Michaelmas term, the king of his special favour having pardoned them thereof. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 40s. out of the farm of their town of the king's gift to Maud daughter of William le Tyulur for the maintenance of William her son. To Alan la Zuche, justice of Chester. Contrabreve to spend half the farm of 500 marks due from him for Michaelmas term in the 37th year on the works of the king's castles in his bailiwick, and the other half on their equipment, the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Berks. Contrabreve to carry William de Bares, John his brother, and William de Bradeweye, prisoners, under a sure guard to Hereford for delivery to the sheriff, who is commanded to receive them. To the bailiff of Windesores. Contrabreve to pay 40s. of the king's gift to Roger son of Roger Galiot. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry to Winchester without delay the king's wardrobe, which is in the keeping of Roger le Taillur, king's serjeant. To the same. Contrabreve to carry the 12,000 quarrels, which the constable of the Tower of London will deliver, to Portesm' without delay, together with the harness of Master Henry the king's crossbowman, by 8 days from Trinity at the latest. To the same. Like order as to the king's pavilions, which are in the keeping of Mansel the king's tailor.

Page  138 138 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 3-cont. Roger de Leyburne has 40 marks fee and 20 marks gift in the wardrobe. He is paid down to Michaelmas in the 38th year. John de Amblaone has 20 marks fee. He is paid down to Easter in the 38th year by lib[erate]. Also he had 10 marks gift in the Exchequer and 10 marks in the wardrobe. Erm' de Saya, messenger of the lord of Blaye, has 10 marks imprest on his lord's fee. William de Monte Revelli has 60 marks from the wardrobe on his fee, and had 60 marks before in the 37th year. To the Sunnevill brothers 20 marks bn their fee. Reynold de Drumare has 10 marks gift in the wardrobe. The prior of Newburgh has 60 marks gift. Roger de Sancto Johanne had 60 marks for losses and wages down to Christmas. To Waleram the German. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks and 20 quarters of wheat without delay out of the issues of his bailiwick to Guibert de Rue, going with the king to Gascony, for his maintenance. June 14. Liberate without delay and without fail to Bertram de Crioyl, Winchester. constable of Dover, 320 marks for Easter term in the 37th year of the 640 marks which he receives yearly for keeping that castle. By P. Chaceporc. To the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset. Contrabreve to feed 500 poor at Tarente for the soul of the late queen of Scotland on the day when the stone which the king is having made is to be placed over her body. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to let the bishop of Bath and John Maunsell, provost of Beverley, who are about to go on the king's errand to Spain, have the bridges and hurdles which they require for their two ships. To John de Lessinton, keeper of the king's manor of Pikering and his castle of Scardeburg. Contrabreve to spend up to 1001. out of the issues of the manor by view and testimony of lawful men on repairs of the buildings of the said castle, and of bridges and walls and other things needful, and in the maintenance of the king's [buildings?] in his castle of Pikering. June 16. Liberate to Lewis, knight of the order of the Teutons, messenger Winchester. of the duchess of Breban, 1009. of the king's gift for his expenses. Liberate without delay to Hugh le Despenser 60 marks in recompense for the wardship of the manors of Littelhagh and

Page  139 37 HENRY III. 139 1253. Membrane 3-cont. Er.desby which Geoffrey le Despenser held of him, and whereof the king sold the wardship to Emma late the wife of Geoffrey during the minority of the heir. Allocate to Thomas de Hotot, bailiff of Havering, in the issues of the manor from the time when he first received the keepership thereof, and in future so long as he retains it, 6d. daily for his wages. By the abbot of Persore. To the sheriff of Dorset. Contrabreve to carry to Shireburn four fothers of lead which the king has at Warham, and roof the tower of the king's castle of Shireburn therewith. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to buy without delay 300 carcases of bacon and 200 quarters of oats and deliver them to Nicholas de Staunford, king's clerk, to send to Gascony. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to roof the king's chapel at Suhampton, the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to find necessaries for the king's six gerfalcons which are in the keeping of Henry de Hauvill at Brikstok, that is, ~d. daily for each gerfalcon and ljd. for a groom keeping them, so long as they are in moult. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to find transport in the port of Dover for P. bishop of Hereford to carry him and his men and harness beyond seas. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to pay 201. out of the farm of the town of Oxford to the king's kinsman Peter de Aubezun at Michaelmas in the 37th year, and 201. at Michaelmas following, all of the king's gift. MEMBRANE 2. June 19. To J. son of Geoffrey the king's justice and the treasurer and Winchester. chamberlains of Ireland. Liberate without delay and without fail to the abbess and nuns of Fontevraud or to their known messenger bearing these letters at Michaelmas next 80Z. and 50s. for Michaelmas term in the 36th year, and the like for Michaelmas term in the 37th year, which they receive yearly at the Exchequer of the fixed alms of the king and his predecessors kings of England. Liberate to Christina, late the wife of William de Cycestr', king's serjeant-at-arms, 40s. of the king's gift for her maintenance.

Page  140 140 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 2-cont. Liberate to the same Christina 3d. daily of the king's gift to her for life for the maintenance of herself and her children. These letters are patent. Licence to Richard, abbot of Westminster, to make a will (unfinished; Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 200). To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 251. to William de Monte Revelli at Michaelmas next as arrears of his yearly fee of 251., for which he had a writ of liberate before. Cancelled quia aliter inferius. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to cause six heron-falcons of the king's and four of Edward the king's son, which are in the keeping of Ralph de Erlham, to be mewed at Geytinton, and to find necessaries for three of the king's greyhounds and two of the said Edward at Ed. each daily, and 12d. livery for the groom keeping the whole. Allocate to Richard de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, in the first debts which he has to pay at the Exchequer, 401. 19s. 5jd. which he should have received in the 37th year for the barton of Bristol. Allocate to the sheriff of Oxford and Berks 501. of the last eyre in those counties, which he paid in the wardrobe to P. Chaceporc, keeper. June 22. Liberate to Agnes, late the wife of Roger de Rading, king's Winchester. serjeant-at-arms, 5 marks of the king's gift for her maintenance. The like for Joan late the wife of Peter de Bures. Liberate to Master Henry of Avranches (Albricensi) 10 marks of the king's gift. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to hire good mariners with all speed to sail the cog in which W. bishop of Bath and Wells is about to cross the sea to Spain on the king's errand, and to have it equipped and a chamber and granary and other necessaries made therein. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to make purveyance for the king of 500 quarters of wheat, 500 quarters of oats, 2 shiploads of hay, 500 carcases of bacon, 20 weys of hard cheese, 40 quarters of salt, and litter up to 100s. worth, against the king's voyage to Gascony.

Page  141 37 HENRY III. 141 1253. Membrane 2-cont. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to buy 200 pounds of tin and carry them without delay to Freymauntel for the king's works there. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to buy a thousand of good iron and carry it as above. Allocate to John Maunsell, provost of Beverley, in his debts to the king, 771. 16s. 8d. for [3]5 tuns of wine at 40s. 40d. (sic) the tun and 2 tuns at 40s. [together] taken by him for the king. To Godfrey de Lyston. Contrabreve to pay weekly to Henry, fitter (atilliatori) of the king's crossbows, his livery of 5d. daily from Easter in the 37th year till St. John the Baptist following. June 24. *Liberate to Griffin de Brunfeud 101. for Easter term last Southwick. past of the 201. which he receives yearly at the Exchequer. Allocate to William de Horsenden, bailiff of the Peak, in the issues of that bailiwick, 61. delivered to Philip and Richard de Caundovere, king's huntsmen, for their expenses in the 36th yea'r. June 25. Allocate to William de Tynhide, sheriff of Wilts, in the farm of Southwick. his county, 15s. spent in purchase of peacocks against the feast of St. Edward in the 37th year. To the sheriff of Salop and Stafford. Contrabreve to pay 101. to Griffin de Brunfeud for Easter term in the 37th year of 201. granted to him yearly. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to spend all the issues for a full year, as well of the counties of Notingeham and Dereby as of the farms thereof, by view and testimony of lawful men in finishing the works of the king's castle at Notingeham. Allocate to the sheriff of Oxford and Berks, in the issues of the last eyre in those counties, 201. delivered in the wardrobe at Suwik to P. Chaceporc on the Thursday after the Nativity of St. John the Baptist in the 37th year. Liberate without delay to John Ruffaud, citizen of Bordeaux, 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine bought of him in London by the hand of J. de Gisorc', chamberlain of London. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to buy a rent of 4d. in Canterbury and assign it to the elect and convent of St. * In margin. Quia aliter inferius.

Page  142 142 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 2-cont. Augustine's there, if they will remit to the friars preachers of Canterbury the like rent which they used to receive from a plot which the friars have of the gift of John de Stocuuell; and to acquit the friars of that rent. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to sell all the treetrunks in the king's essarts of Horsleye and Harestan by view and testimony of lawful men, and to spend the money received thence on the works of the king's castle of Harestan by the same view and testimony. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to make a kiln in the forest of Bocholt without delay to make lime for the works of the king's castle of Salisbury and manor of Clarendon, and to carry wood for the same works from the forest of Milset to the said castle and manor. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry to Portesmuth without delay the 20 horn crossbows which the constable of the Tower will deliver. To the same. Contrabreve to make a great lantern, well made, which can be well hung in the king's...... in his ship, and send it with all speed to Portesmuth. June 27. Liberate to Laurence de Brok 101. for the term of St. John the Southwick. Baptist in the 37th year of the 201. granted to him yearly for his maintenance so long as he is in the king's service. Allocate to John son of Hugh, escheator of Kesteven, co. Lincoln, in the issues of his escheatry, 39 marks delivered in the wardrobe to P. Chaceporc, keeper, on the Thursday after St. John the Baptist in the 37th year. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to send 30,000 quarrels and bolts (fausardorum) to Bristol without delay for delivery to Nicholas de Staunford and Walter le Avener, purveyors of the king's munitions (garnesture). To those who shall be sheriffs of London after Michaelmas. Contrabreve to pay 50 marks without delay for the works at the Tower to the keepers of those works, so that they may not remain unfinished by the sheriffs' default. June 28. Allocate to Ralph de Dungun, king's clerk, in the arrears of the Southwick. issues of the bishopric of Chester while he was keeper thereof, 10 marks for his expenses during that time.

Page  143 37 HENRY III. 143 1253. Membrane 2-cont. Liberate to Oliver de Stanford and his fellows, serjeants of the king's chapel, 41. Os. 3d. for nine score and one pounds of wax used in sealing the king's writs from the Purification till the feast of St. Peter and St. Paul, both in the 37th year. Liberate to John de Buddele and Terric his brother 341. and 1 mark for 16 tuns of wine bought of him at 40s. 40d. the tun. By the steward. Note that Goscelin de Baillol has been satisfied in the wardrobe by Peter Chaceporc, keeper, of his yearly fee of 20 marks for Michaelmas term in the 37th year and Easter term following. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to buy 4 fothers of lead without delay and send them with the 4 fothers already in their hands to Portesmuth with speed for delivery to Master Gerard the king's engineer to make a counterpoise for the king's engines in Gascony. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve, as he loves himself and his belongings, to repair the king's 1i weirs which are in the keeping of Matthew Bezille at Gloucester, so that the king may not incur loss of lampreys or other fish by the sheriff's default, the cost to be credited by view; the constable of St. Briavels having orders to let him have switches in the forest of Dene for that purpose. To Alan la Zuche, justice of Chester. Contrabreve to carry the king's treasure of Ireland, lately arrived at Chester, which the abbot of Chester will deliver, to the king at Portesmuth without delay under a sure guard. June 30. Liberate to William de Monte Revelli 25Z. at Michaelmas next Southwick. without further delay as arrears of his yearly fee of 251. Allocate to Robert le Sauvage, sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, in the issues of those counties, 121....... delivered in the wardrobe at Suwyc to P. Chaceporc, keeper, on the Monday after St. Peter and St. Paul. Note that Bertram de Cygunnie received 201. in the wardrobe for Easter term in the 37th year of the yearly fee of 201. which he receives at the Exchequer at that term, the payment being made at Suwic by P. Chaceporc, keeper. Note that Oliver de Chalays received 30 marks in the wardrobe in the 37th year as arrears of his yearly fee.

Page  144 144 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 2-cont. To John de Sumercote, keeper of the exchange. Contrabreve to pay 500 marks to R. earl of Cornwall the king's brother out of the first issues of the exchange which belong to the king, as arrears of his yearly fee for Easter term last past and next Michaelmas term (sic). To the bailiffs of Portsmouth. Contrabreve to let the prior of Suwic have a tun of wine of the king's gift without delay. MEMBRANE 1. July 1. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to pay to Master Gerard Southwick. the king's carpenter his wages of 12d. daily from Easter in the 37th year till the feast of St. John the Baptist following. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to let Matthew Bezille have two tuns of good wine of the king's gift without delay. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to find a good and safe ship in the port of Dover for brother John, prior of Newburgh, whom the king is appointing for his business beyond seas, to make his passage with his men and harness. Allocate to John de Grey, formerly justice of Chester, in the issues of that county, of the king's lands of Wales, and of the castle of the Peak, while those lands were in his keeping, 2371. 3s. delivered to Adam de Bocking, king's clerk, to buy corn, wine, and other things needful for the equipment of the king's castles of Gannoc and Dissard in the 32nd year; 151. 5s. spent in repairing the bailey of Dissard castle in the same year; 301. 7s. 6d. remitted for 3 years to the king's poor men of Morlestun without Chester because of their poverty, from certain lands which they held of the king at farm; 5 marks for land of that value in the king's land of Wales assigned to Richard le Brun (Bruno) in the 37th year; 24 marks pardoned to the king's men of Darnhal of the farm of 100s. at which that manor was extended; and 36s. 2d. delivered to Adam de Estun, parson of the Peak, for tithes of herbage sold in his parish for the 32nd and 33rd years. Allocate to John de Grey, formerly justice of Chester, in the issues of the county during the 1I years for which he held it of the king at farm, 481. 158. 7jd. spent in the alms of the county fixed in the time of Ranulph, formerly earl of Chester, and his predecessors, which the king wishes to be maintained in his own time; and 151. 12s. 2d. spent on five chaplains serving the king's chapels in his manors in the county. Cancelled quia aliter inferius (third entry below).

Page  145 37 HENRY III. 145 1253. Membrane 1-cont. Liberate to Thomas Esperun, king's clerk, 24s. for bezants bought for the king. Liberate to P. Chaceporc, keeper of the wardrobe, 27031. Os. 31d. of the tallage of the king's Jews, and 941. and half a mark received of the abbot of St. Mary's at York, to take with the king to Gascony. Allocate to John de Grey, formerly justice of Chester, for the time during which he held the county of the king at farm, the alms fixed in the county, as they used to be maintained in the time of Ranulph, formerly earl, and the wages of chaplains serving in the king's chapels there, as allowance is made yearly to the king's other chaplains. Liberate to.William de Glovernia 641. 7s. 4d. for three gold buckles, 141 precious rings of gold, and three girdles; to Richard Abel 881. Os. Id. for 11 precious rings of gold, 45 buckles, 21 massive (de pondere) rings weighing 71. 3s. ld. and 6 girdles, and 761. 18s. 4d. for 22 buckles and 24 precious rings of gold; to Adam de Benetle 461. 13s. for 6 buckles and 49 precious rings of gold, and 6 buckles and 68 massive rings of gold weighing 37s.; to de Totham (sic; Christian name omitted) 131. 16s. for 14 massive buckles of gold weighing 30s. 8d.; to Peter de Reddon 151. 15s. for 24 precious rings of gold and 3 girdles; to Andrew de Benetle 201. 12s. 8d. for 28 precious rings of gold and 2 girdles; and to William de Hungerye 33s. 4d. for a girdle; all bought of them by the hands of Philip Luvel, Edward de Westm', and Thomas de Winton. To the sheriff of Surrey and Sussex. Contrabreve to pay 100 marks to Geoffrey de Braibof out of the first issues of the counties in recompense of the damage to his mills by the construction of the king's new mills at Geudeford. To Stephen de Salines, constable of the king's castle of Hadleye. Contrabreve to find a chaplain to celebrate divine service in the chapel of the castle from next Michaelmas onwards, and to pay him 50s. yearly for his wages out of the farm of the castle. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to repair the king's buildings outside Oxford castle where necessary. July 4. Liberate to John de Norhampton 2731. 12s. 7Id. for furs bought Portsmouth. of him by the hands of Richard de Shireburn and Roger de Ros. By P. Chaceporc. 10-(22)

Page  146 146 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 1-cont. Liberate to Pelerin and Henry de Luka 4871. 10s. 2d. for silken cloth and lawn (sindon') bought of them by the same Richard and Roger. By P. Chaceporc. Liberate to John de Bosco 901. 13s. 6d. for woollen cloth bought of him. By P. Chaceporc. July 5. Allocate to Richard de Grey, keeper of the king's islands of Portsmouth. Geres' and Gerner', in the farm thereof, 151. yearly so long as he shall hold them, in lieu of lands of like value in the bailiwick of the islands assigned to Drew de Barentin. Note that Peter de Anes[eye] has received 71. 10s. in the wardrobe for Easter term in the 37th year of the yearly fee of 151. which he receives at the Exchequer. Liberate to John de Corebye, clerk of the king's chapel, the arrears of his daily fee of 3d. Cancelled quia non habuit. Note that Alfred de Suleny received in full in the wardrobe his fee of 201. for Michaelmas term in the 37th year and Easter term following, granted to him as long as he shall be in the king's service. July 6. Liberate to Richard le Estreys of Neubec 391. 19s. 6d. for wax Portsmouth. bought of him by Roger de Ros and Ralph de Duniun. Note that Bernard de Villa Honoris received 201. in the wardrobe at Portesmuth on his yearly fee of 201., for the 36th year. He received his whole fee at Easter. July 8. To the treasurer and chamberlains of Dublin. Liberate to Portsmouth. Master Robert Anketil, king's clerk, 40 marks yearly, that is, 20 marks at the coming Michaelmas Exchequer and 20 marks at that of Easter following, and so from year to year, according to the contents of the king's letters patent of provision which he has. (See Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 210.) These letters are patent. To the sheriff of Sussex. Contrabreve to pay 60s. of the king's gift out of the issues of the county to the friars minors of Chichester to pay their debts. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to pay 100 marks imprest without delay to Robert de Tatteshale, who is going with the king to Gascony.

Page  147 37 HENRY II1. 147 1253. Membrane l-cont. July 10. Liberate to Reynold le Haubriger, who is going with the king Portsmouth. to Gascony, 100s. of the king's gift for the maintenance of his wife and children. By John de Grey. July 11. Allocate to the sheriffs of London in their farm 40s. 4d. spent in [Portsmouth.] carriage of 1180 marks to the king at Portesmuth. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to fortify the whole breach (breckam) of the bailey of the Tower of London with a breastwork (bretasch') of palings, the cost to be credited by view. Cancelled quia redditum fuit breve. To Walter de Arundell, keeper of the king's island of Olerun. Contrabreve to pay 15 marks without delay to Ernald Cotin to buy himself a horse of the king's gift. To Hugh Garget, bailiff of Melkesham. Contrabreve to pay 101. of the king's gift without delay to Joan, wife of Reynold de Drumare, to maintain her children, as Reynold is going with the king to Gascony by his order. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to make a building above (ultra) the king's cellar in the rock at Clarendon, the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Sussex. Contrabreve to pay 71. 68. 6d. to William Beufiz, which he spent in equipping two of the king's galleys. July 17. Allocate to William Heyrun, sheriff of Norhumbreland, in the Portsmouth. issues of the county, 60 marks delivered in the wardrobe at Portesmuth to P. Chaceporc, keeper, on the Thursday before St. Margaret. Liberate without delay to Richard, earl of Cornwall, 700 marks of gold as well in leaf as in coin pledged to him for 6,000 marks receivd of him on loan till the next Michaelmas Exchequer at the king's present voyage to Gascony, to despatch his business there. These letters are patent. Allocate to the sheriffs of London, in the farm of their town, 468. delivered to............. and the rest of the king's serjeants for their expenses in bringing the king's treasure from London to [Portsmouth?]. To John son of Geoffrey and others, appointed to audit the account of H. bishop of Ossory (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247 -1258, p. 212). Allocate to the said bishop.... 3s. 4d. spent in

Page  148 148 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 1-cont. sending the king's treasure of Ireland to Chester on three occasions after he was treasurer [of Ireland]. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay 100s. of the king's gift to Robert de Cantuaria the elder. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve in no wise to fail in newly making 1000 hurdles for the king's voyage with the utmost speed in his wood of Asleg', so that his voyage may not be delayed by the sheriff's default. July 19. Liberate to Thomas Esperun 40s. for his expenses in bringing the Portsmouth. king's treasure to the king on two occasions, to Suwic' and Portesmuth. July 20. Allocate to the sheriffs of London, in the farm of their town, Portsmouth. 101. 9s. 61d. spent on the gear (atillio) of the king's pavilion at Westminster, the carriage of the pavilion to Portesmuth, and the expenses of John Griffin, who went with it. By Philip Luvel. July 21. Liberate to Thomas de Sancto Sepulcro, fitter (attilliatori) of Winchester. the king's crossbows, lid. daily in addition to the 7cd. for which there is a writ of liberate in the Exchequer. This writ should have been entered above, but there was no room. July 22. To the treasurer and chamberlains of Dublin. Liberate to Portsmouth. Peter de Sabaudia 250 marks granted to him of the king's gift out of the issues of the lands late of Theobald Le Butiler. To the same (sic). Liberate to William de Monte Revelli, king's yeoman, 100s. of the king's gift to pay for his harness. To fthe same (sic). Liberate to Philip Luvel 401. of the king's gift to maintain himself in the king's service. To Robert Waleram, keeper of the New Forest. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks out of the farm of his bailiwick to Eustace Fucher for the right which Eustace released to the king in a part of his bailiwick in the said forest for land therein which the king gave to the abbot and convent of Netley (loco Sancti Eduuardi). To the sheriff of Sussex. Contrabreve to let the minister of the friars minors of Chichester have 26 sufficient tunics to distribute among his brethren, the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Northants. Contrabreve, so long as he is sheriff, to pay 50s. yearly to a chaplain ministering in the chapel of the king's castle of Norhampton for his wages.

Page  149 37 HENRY III. 149 1253. Membrane — cont. July 29. Allocate to Robert de Grendon, sheriff of Salop and Stafford, Portsmouth. in the issues of those counties, 100 marks delivered in the wardrobe to P. Chaceporc, keeper, on the Tuesday before St. Peter's Chains. Liberate to Richard de Shireburn 241. 17s. 7d. due as arrears of his wages of 15d. daily down to St. Peter's Chains in the 37th year. By the keeper of the wardrobe. To the sheriff of Norfolk. Contrabreve to let Ralph de Erlham have 100s. out of the issues of his county to spend on the preparation of falcons............ To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to pay....... out of the farm of their town to the abbess of Lakoc. The rest of the roll is destroyed.

Page  150 ( 150 ) 38 HENRY III. No. 30.* Liberate et contrabrevia de anno regis Henrici filii regis Johannis xxxviij0. 1253. MEMBRANE 7. Oct. 28. Liberate without delay to John de Stratford, king's clerk, Westminster. 131. 5s. to pay the wages of certain mariners at Winchelese who are immediately going to bring the king his treasure in Gascony, as the king has enjoined on John. By C. Oct. 30. Liberate to Robert de Mauneby, Simon Passelewe, and Stephen Westminster. Fromund 13,060 marks to bring to the king in Gascony. By the queen, the earl, and C. Nov. 3. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to pay for a tun Westminster. of prisage-wine which the keepers of the king's wines will deliver, and which the abbot and convent of Beaulieu receive yearly at Suhampton to celebrate divine service. Mandate to the said keepers accordingly. Allocate to William de Mucheldevere, sheriff of Surrey and Sussex, in the issues of those counties, 76s. lid. spent in carrying the king's treasure from London to Portesmuth, and in the expenses of himself and the king's household and his own in escorting it. By Philip Luvel. Nov. 5. Liberate to Bernard Prosperin, Alebrand Alebrandini, and their Westminster. partners, merchants of Siena, 40 marks, on receipt of the king's letters patent and the letters of Master Nicholas de Plinton attesting the receipt from them of a loan to that amount to despatch the business beyond seas which the king enjoined on Nicholas. Liberate to John de Wyville 20 marks for Michaelmas term in the 37th year of the 40 marks which he receives yearly for sitting at the Exchequer of the Jews. By C. Nov. 7. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to admit William Luvel and Philip and Richard de Candevere, the king's huntsmen, whom the king is sending to take 60 does, 20 boars, and 50 wild sows for the queen in the forest of Dene; to afford them their * The writs on this roll are witnessed by the queen and the earl of Cornwall jointly till the queen's departure for Gascony on May 29, and afterwards by the earl.

Page  151 38 HENRY III. 151 1253. Membrane 7-cent. counsel and aid, to salt the game, to cut off the heads of the boars, and to carry the whole to the queen at Westminster against Christmas. By the steward. The king also sent Henry de Caundevere. To the sheriff of Salop and Stafford. Contrabreve to pay 101. to Meredith son of Richard for Michaelmas term in the 37th year (as on p. 86). By the queen. Nov. 12. Liberate to William de Valencia 1901. 6s. V6d. for Michaelmas Westminster. term in the 37th year of his yearly fee of 5001. Note that from that fee there are deducted 371. yearly for the manor of Bampton, 17l. for that of Kentewelle, 241. for that of Benham, and 321. for that of Colingeburn. From his fee of 500 marks there are deducted 401. yearly for the manor of Corebrugg, 1401. 19s. 8~d. for the wardship of the lands late of Roger son of John, Ills. 6d. dower of Ada de Bailloll, Roger's mother, which fell in afterwards, and for the wardship of the lands late of Isabel de Valoines 501. 13s. 4;d. Thus he is entirely quit of the 500 marks, and remains in surplusage of 91. 6s. 101d.; but this is allowed on his fee of 5001. By K. To the bailiffs of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pay to John Malemort, maker of the king's quarrels at St. Briavels, his liveries fortnightly from Michaelmas in the 37th year till Easter following, being 75d. daily for forging 100 quarrels, and 3d. for shafting and feathering them. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to let the said John have his requisites (as on p. 89). Nov. 14. Liberate to Henry de la Mare 50 marks for Michaelmas term in Westminster. the 37th year of his yearly fee of 100 marks etc. By C. Cancelled quia aliter inferius (p. 158). To the sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk. Contrabreve to pay to the bailiffs of Gernem' without delay 411. 5s. spent by them in the purchase with their own hands of 25 last of herring for the queen in the last fair at Gernem' and dressing (conreando) it, and to receive it and carry it safely to the New Temple in London for delivery to the queen's buyers there. By the steward. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to fell and trim (escapilliari) 5 oaks for timber in the forest of Dene at the choice of the carpenters of the king's works at Bristol castle, and carry them with their lop (escaetis) to Bristol for delivery to the keepers of those works to repair a barbican outside the castle. By the justice of Ireland.

Page  152 152 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 7-cont. To Alan la Zuche, justice of Chester. Contrabreve to receive 1,000 marks which are coming from Ireland to Chester for the king's use, and which he has ordered to be kept in Chester abbey, and carry them safely to Westminster. By the justice of Ireland. Nov. 16. Liberate to Michael Clincard 601., to James de Boninbrok Westminster. 141. 14s., to Baudettus de Waseris 951. 6s. 8d., and to John Saer 521. 13s. 4d., for cloths bought of them in St. Edward's fair in the 37th year by the hands of Roger de Ros the king's tailor. By C. Liberate to Clement de Welles and Robert de Coby, king's chaplains ministering in the Tower of London, 25s. each, being their wages at 50s. a year each from Michaelmas in the 37th year till Easter following. Liberate to Henry de Bratton 251. for Michaelmas term in the 37th year of the yearly fee of 501. granted to him for his maintenance so long as he is in the king's service. By C. Cancelled quia aliter inferius per breve de comp[utabitur?]. Nov. 21. Liberate to Ralph de Gorges 101. for the same term of his yearly Westminster. fee of 201. By the queen. Liberate to Master Henry de Gaunt in 8 days from the Purification without further delay 4001. of the first moneys coming to the Exchequer of St. Hilary in lieu of a like sum lent by him till that term to pay the queen's expenses; not failing hereof for any order of the king for payment of money directed or to be directed to the Exchequer. By the queen. Cancelled quia summma istius brevis continetur inferius in illo liberate quod continet summam mcxliiij 1. xv. s. Liberate to Warin son of Gerald 20 marks for Michaelmas term in the 37th year of the yearly fee of 40 marks granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service. By writ of the king. Nov. 23. To the sheriff of Salop and Stafford. Contrabreve to let Nicholas Westminster. de Turri have 201. without delay for Michaelmas term in the 37th year of the 401. which he receives yearly to maintain himself in the king's service, and 40s. arrears thereof for Easter term in the same year, out of the fines and amercements made before the king and his council abiding in England, the summons for which has reached the sheriff. By C. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to pay up to 60s. to the keepers of the king's works at Freymantel to finish roofing the king's hall there. By the queen.

Page  153 38 HENRY III. 153 1253. Membrane 7-cont. Liberate to Bernard Bek 231. 8s. for 13 tuns of wine, to Dominic de Tulus' 321. 8s. for 18 tuns, to Michael Almavin 211. 12s. for 12 tuns, to Ern' Maurell 108s. for 3 tuns, and to Peter Reymund of Gaylak 241. for 14 tuns, bought of them at Winchelese for the queen, by the hands of John Blundell; and to the said Bernard 40s. 8d. for freight and keeping thereof. By the steward. Nov. 27. Liberate to Roger de Leyburne 20 marks for Michaelmas term Westminster. in the 37th year of the yearly fee of 40 marks granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service till the king shall make provision for him in wards or escheats of that value. By writ of the king. Dec. 3. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to carry 10 tuns Westminster. of wine to Winchester, 10 to Clarendon, and 10 to Wudestok, to place in the king's cellars there, out of 30 which Roger le Flemeng, taker of the king's wines, will deliver at Suhampton. Witness A. the queen and R. earl of Cornwall. By the steward. Dec. 6. To Stephen de Feugere, keeper of the lands late of the countess of Eu (Augi) and William de Keu in England. Contrabreve to pay, by view and testimony of Richard de Tunelle, 1121. 11s. 3d. to Nicholas de Lugduno, Hugh de Bennebrok, and their partners for cloth and fur taken from them in Boston fair in the 37th year; 551. 9s. 6d. to Adam de Melkestrete, Thomas Hareng, and their partners for purchase of the like in St. Bartholomew's fair in London in the same year; 841. Os. lid. to John de Bardunc, John de Ralung, and their partners for the like taken in Winchester fair in the same year; 721. 3s. 4d. to Stephen Bukerel, Hervey le Laver, John de Norhampton, and their partners for the like in St. Edward's fair in the same year; and to Andrew Alain of Douay, James le Brun, and their partners 451. 5s. 5d. for the like in the fair of Norhampton in the 38th year; all taken by the hands of the said Richard to the queen's use, and delivered by him in her wardrobe to Walter de Bradele, keeper. By the queen. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to pay 101. of the king's gift to Gilbert de Preston, whom the king is sending to the north parts to extend the lands of William de Vescy together with other persons appointed therefor, for his expenses. By G. de Langele on behalf of the queen. MEMBRANE 6. Dec. 8. Liberate without delay to Master Roger de Cantuaria 5 marks Westminster. of the 10 marks granted to him this year to attend to the king's business. Witness A. the queen and R. earl of Cornwall. By the queen.

Page  154 154 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1253. Membrane 6-cont. Allocate to John de Plessetis, earl of Warwick, constable of the king's castle of Devizes, in the issues of that castle, of the manors thereto belonging, and of the forests of Chippenham and Melkesham, 201. for the 37th year, granted to him yearly at the Exchequer so long as he shall have the keeping of the Tower of London. By the queen. Allocate to Ralph de Aucy and Alice his wife 20s. to pay the rent of their dwelling for the 38th year. Dec. 14. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 60 tuns of Westminster. wine to Westminster and 60 to Windesores, to place in the king's cellars there, out of 120 which John de Gisorc' the king's chamberlain of London will deliver. Liberate without delay to William de Chabbeneys 151. for Michaelmas term in the 37th year of the 301. granted to him for the life of Margery de Vernun, and 201. for the same term of the yearly fee of 401. granted to him till the king shall make provision for him of lands of that value in wards or escheats. By writ of the king. Cancelled quia in anno sequenti habuit comp[utabitur]. Liberate to the king's sister A. countess of Penbroc and Leyc' 2001. for the same term of the 4001. which she receives yearly for her dower in Ireland, for which the king is surety. By the queen in the presence of Philip Luvel, H. de la Mare, and R. de Muscegros. Liberate to S. de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, 3,000 marks for the same term of the 7,000 marks of the fine made by the king in the name of Edward his son for the surrender to the king of the castles and land of Gascony. By the queen in the presence of Philip Luvel and H. de la Mare. There remain due to the earl 2,000 marks only of the above sum, as he had a liberate of 2,000 marks last year. Dec. 18. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to pay for 16 tuns Westminster. of lawful prisage-wine in the keeping of Roger le Flemeng, taker of the king's wines at Suhampton, which he will deliver, and carry them without delay to Windesores to the queen's use to place in the king's cellars there. To Godfrey de Lyston. Contrabreve to pay week by week to Henry, fitter of the king's crossbows, his wages of 5d. daily from Michaelmas in the 37th year till Christmas following, out of the farm of Godfrey's bailiwick for Easter term next.

Page  155 38 HENRY III. 155 1253. Membrane 6-cont. Allocate to Godfrey de Lyston, keeper of the forest of Windesores, in the issues of his bailiwick, 3s. spent in carrying thorns and great switches of alder from the forest to Windesores to enclose the king's garden there and support his vine therein. Dec. 19. To the sheriff of Salop and Stafford. Contrabreve to pay 101. Westminster. to Griffin de Brunfeud for Michaelmas term in the 37th year of the 201. granted to him yearly. By the queen. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to buy 65 pairs of shoes in the city of London, part to be worth 41d. the pair, part worth 5d., and part worth 6d., and to deliver 50 pairs to the queen's almoner and 15 pairs to the almoner of Edward the king's son, so that they shall have them at Westminster on the Monday before Christmas, to distribute to the poor against that feast. By the queen. To the same. Contrabreve to buy 20 pairs of shoes, each pair to be as in the former writ (sic), in addition to the above 65 pairs, and deliver them to the queen's almoner at Westminster by Christmas Eve for distribution as above. 1254. Jan. 2. To the same. Contrabreve to pay 401. out of the farm of the Westminster. city for Easter term next to Walter de Bradele, keeper of the queen's wardrobe, to meet her expenses. By Philip Luvel. To the same. Contrabreve to carry 6 tuns of wine, to be delivered by John de Gisorc' the king's chamberlain of London, to Havering without delay to place in the king's cellars there. Mandate to John to take and deliver the wine. Liberate to Richard Testard 501. in recompense for the damage to his mills at Geudeford. By H. de la Mare. Jan. 6. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to buy 500 carcases of Westminster. bacon in his bailiwick and bring them without delay to Suhampton to be placed on board ship and carried to Bordeaux for the king together with the corn which the king has ordered to be carried there for him. Witness A. the queen and R. earl of Cornwall. The like to the sheriff of Gloucester to buy 500 carcases of bacon and carry them to Bristol. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to receive 50 does to be taken in the forest of Bradene and delivered to him by William Luvel and Henry de Caundovere the king's huntsmen, and to salt them and carry them to the queen in the parts of Windesores for delivery to the keeper of her larder.

Page  156 156 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1254. Membrane 6-cont. To the bailiffs of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pay 40s. to the constable of Gloucester castle, as the king has taken into his hand the taking of lampreys on Sunday nights and the tithe which the keepers of the weirs and the makers of burrocks (burrachiarum) used to have in the time of lamprey-fishing, for a payment to them of that sum by the hands of the constable. By the queen and C. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to carry 15 tuns of wine, to be taken at Suhampton for the queen and delivered to them by Roger le Flemeng, taker of the king's wines, to Winchester to place in the king's cellars there. Jan. 15. Allocate to John de Norhampton and Richard Pykard, sheriffs Windsor. of London, in the farm of the city, 27s. ld. spent in purchase of 150 fowls and 50 partridges in London for the queen against the feast of St. Edward last past. By the steward. Liberate to Matthew de la Mare, William de Chaveringuuorth and Margery de Crek, whom the king is sending to the parts of Scotland, 40 marks of the king's gift for their expenses. By the queen. Jan. 20. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 60 tuns of Windsor. wine to Westminster, 10 to Keniton, and 90 to Windesores, to place in the king's cellars there, out of 160 to be taken and delivered to them by John de Gisorc' the king's chamberlain of London. Mandate to John accordingly. Liberate to Laurence del Brok 101. for Christmas term in the 38th year of 201. granted to him yearly for his maintenance so long as he is in the king's service. Liberate to the abbot of Tyrun 20 marks for Michaelmas term in the 37th year of the 20 marks granted to him yearly as the king's fixed alms. By the queen. Jan. 25. To Godfrey de Lyston. Contrabreve to pay 25s. each to six Windsor. chaplains ministering in the king's chapels of Windesores, being their wages at 50s. a year each from Michaelmas in the 37th year till Easter following. Jan. 26. Allocate to the said Godfrey, in the farm of the manor of Kempton. Keniton, 71. 11s. spent in purchase of lead and repairs of a gutter between the king's kitchen and his almonry, and 8d. spent in repairs of part of a wall, all at Keniton. By the queen.

Page  157 38 HENRY III. 157 1254. Membrane 6-cont. Jan. 28. Liberate to Maynettus Spire, Rustikellus Cambii, and their Westminster. fellows, merchants of Florence, the 1000 marks received of the treasure of Ireland, in lieu of a like sum borrowed of them by A. queen of England the king's consort to despatch the king's business and matters useful to the realm. By the queen. Feb. 3. Liberate to Alexander Reinerii daily during his life the 2d. which Westminster. Cecilia Mignote used to receive daily from the Exchequer during her life. These letters are patent. By the queen. Liberate to Lucy late the wife of Rhiwallon (Rualens') de Brey 100s. for Michaelmas term in the 37th year of her yearly fee of 101. By the queen. Allocate to Simon Druel, escheator in co. Bedford, in the issues of that escheatry, 16s. 5d. spent in taking 20 does in the park of Kemeston, which is in his keeping, and salting them and carrying them to Westminster for the queen against the Purification last. By the queen's steward. Feb. 4. Allocate to R. earl of Gloucester and Hertford, in the debts Westminster. first due from him at the Exchequer, 401. 19s. 51d. which he should have received in the 38th year for the barton of Bristol. To the bailiffs of Southampton. Contrabreve to carry 4 tuns of wine to Lutegarsale and 10 to Merleberge, to place in the king's cellars there, out of 14 to be taken for the queen at Suhampton and delivered to them by Roger le Flemeng, keeper of the king's prisage. Mandate to Roger to take and deliver the wines. By the steward. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to cause six of the king's heron-falcons and four of Edward the king's son, which are in the keeping of Ralph de Erlham, to be mewed at Geytinton, finding necessaries for them and certain greyhounds and livery for a groom (as on p. 103) as long as the falcons are in moult. By the steward. Allocate to William de Horsenden, sheriff of York, in the issues of the county, 20 marks which he delivered to Geoffrey de Langele for his expenses in going on the king's errand to the parts of Scotland. By the queen. Liberate to Walter de Bradelegh, keeper of the queen's wardrobe, 11441. 15s. to pay her expenses. By the queen and W. de Bradelegh.

Page  158 158 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1254. MEMBRANE 5. Feb. 18. Liberate to brother Ralph de Sancta Trinitate, setting out on Windsor. the king's errand to the king in Gascony, 5 marks for his expenses. By the queen. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to make bridges and hurdles for 300 ships against the queen's voyage to the king in Gascony, for delivery to the king's constable at Porecestr' by mid-Lent at latest, and to make firm prohibition of all carpentry throughout the county till they are finished. By the queen and the earl. Mandate to Ernald de Bosco to permit the knights and freemen who have underwoods in the forests of Hampshire to sell material therefrom to the sheriff for the above purpose. Mandate to the constable to permit the sheriff to take such wood as is necessary for this purpose in the forest of Porecestr' by tally between them of the number of oaks, to receive the bridges and hurdles from the sheriff when made, and to keep them safely in the castle of Porecestr' till the voyage. Mandate to the keeper of the forest of Asselegh to permit the sheriff to take switches in his bailiwick for 1,000 hurdles. Like mandate to Avice de Columbariis, keeper of the forest of Cett', for making 3,000 hurdles in her bailiwick. Liberate to Henry de la Mare 25 marks for Michaelmas term in the 37th year in part payment of 50 marks which he should have received for that term of the 100 marks granted to him for his maintenance so long as he shall remain in the king's service, returning to the king the writ of liberate of 50 marks for that term lately sent (p. 151), as the king will make payment elsewhere of the 25 marks in arrear (see next entry but one). Witness as the annulled writ, the date of which is at Westminster on November 14. Feb. 19. Liberate to Master Roger de Cantuaria 5 marks arrears of the Windsor. 10 marks granted to him this year to attend to the king's business. By the queen. To the sheriff of Surrey and Sussex. Cottrabreve to pay 25 marks to Henry de Mara (as above). He has his whole fee down to Easter next. By the queen. Feb. 24. Allocate to Godfrey de Lyston, keeper of the king's manors of Windsor. Cokham and Braye, in the issues thereof, 61. 11s. 4d. spent in construction of a new grange 88 feet by 34 in the king's court of Braye, 41. 15s. lld. spent in making a bridge across a branch (cursum) of the Thames to the mill of Cokham; 31s. ld. spent in assarting, ditching, and enclosing a purpresture at Braye; 18s. 4jd spent in making a weir in the Thames at Braye; 15s. 6d.

Page  159 38 HENRY III. 159 1254. Membrane 5-cont. spent in buying a barge at Keniton to keep in the Thames there; 53s. 4d. spent in buying two painted pictures and placing them before the altar of the chapel in the king's park of Windesores; 28s. 6d. spent in clearing the stew in the park of stumps and roots, 18s. in making a preserve (deposito) to keep the fish meanwhile, and 4s. 6d. in keeping the fish; 6s. spent on wax for the said chapel during six years; and 12s. spent in buying hay to keep the deer (bestias) in the king's park in winter. By the queen. Liberate to Oliver de Staunford and his fellows, serjeants of the king's chapel, 59s. 2d. for 142 pounds of wax used in sealing the king's writs from the feast of St. Peter and St. Paul in the 37th year till the feast of St. Matthias in the 38th year. To Godfrey de Lyston. Contrabreve, so long as he is keeper of the king's manors of Braye and Cokham, to pay 50s. yearly wages to a chaplain celebrating divine service in the king's chapel in his park of Windesores. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to pay 251. without delay to Henry de Bratton for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of the yearly fee of 501. granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service. By the queen. Feb. 27. Liberate to Alan de Kancia, brother of the knighthood of the Windsor. Temple in England, 15001. sterling to carry to Paris for delivery to the count of Toulouse at the approaching mid-Lent by view and testimony of the king's clerk whom the king is sending from the parts of Gascony to meet him there at that term. Witness A. the queen and R. earl of Cornwall. By the queen. Liberate to the said Alan 101. for his expenses on the journey. By the queen. March 3. To the mayor and bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to admit Windsor. Bartholomew the queen's butler, whom the king is sending to Bristol to take 50 tuns of good wine for his use; to bestow on him their counsel and aid, and to carry 20 tuns of the wine to Shrewsbury, 20 to Hereford, and 10 to Bruges. To Godfrey de Lyston. Contrabreve, out of the farm of the king's manor of Keniton, to make a wall at Keniton 20 perches in length between the queen's herb-garden and [that of] Thomas le Hare, and a penthouse over the steps to the queen's herbgarden; to repair the end of the queen's chamber and the walls (parietes) of the stable where necessary; to make a gutter between the king's bedchamber (thalamum) and chapel; and to mend the fencing of the park where necessary; the cost to be credited by view. By the queen.

Page  160 160 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1254. Membrane 5-cont. To the same. Contrabreve to pay 20s. to William, vicar of Sunnebur', as last year, in recompense for damage sustained by the taking of his land to enlarge the king's park of Kenyton. By the queen. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to pay for 20 tuns of wine of lawful prisage to be delivered by Roger le Flemeng, keeper of the king's prisage at Suhampton, in whose keeping they are, and carry them to Portesmuth to place in the king's cellars there. Mandate to Roger to deliver the wine. Mandate to the bailiffs of Portesmuth to receive it and place it securely in safe cellars against the queen's arrival. March 13. Liberate to Geoffrey de Langele 50 marks in part payment of the Windsor. yearly fee of 100 marks granted to him so long as he shall remain in the king's service in Scotland. By the queen. To the bailiffs of Stanford. Contrabreve to pay the farm of Staunford for Easter term next, and the arrears thereof for past terms, with all the issues of the coming fair there, to Simon Passelewe and John de Sumercote to make the king's purchases in the fair. By the queen. March 13. To the bailiffs of Portesmuth. Contrabreve to receive 50 does Reading. to be delivered by Philip le Hare, keeper of the queen's larder, to find casks and salt to prepare (attornandam) the venison as he will declare on the king's behalf, and to deliver it when so prepared to John de Stratford to export to the king in Gascony. By the queen. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to cause four of the king's gerfalcons which are in the keeping of Thomas de Hauvill to be mewed at Brikstok, finding for each of them -d. daily and for their keeper lId. daily for his livery as long as they are in moult. March 24. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to pay for a tun of Marlborough. prisage-wine which the takers of the king's wines at Suhampton will deliver to the abbot of Netley (loco Sancti Eduuardi) for celebration of divine service in his house, as granted to him yearly by charter. To the bailiffs of Gloucester. Contrabreve to export to the king in Gascony 100 quarters of wheat and 100 quarters of oats which the abbot of Persore has given to the king and will deliver to them.

Page  161 38 HENRY III. 161 1254. Membrane 5-cont. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to buy 5 fothers of lead and 200 pounds of tin in the city and send them by water to Rading for delivery to the abbot of Rading to keep till the keepers of the king's works at Freymauntel shall send for them to carry out those works. By the queen. Request to the abbot to keep the lead and tin safely in his house till sent for. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to make the following payments for lands used to enlarge the king's park of Freymauntel:-to Thomas Joce 18s. 6d. for 2 a. less 21 perches; to Henry de Wodecote 2s. for I a.; to Alan Hagheman 12d. for l a.; to Gilbert the smith 4s. for I a.; to Henry de Wodecote 5s. 2d. for i a. and 2 perches, to Reynold de la Cnolle 5s. 8d. for } a. and 7 perches, and to William de Wintereshull 7s. 6d. for i a., all sown with maslin; and to the abbess of Godestouue 22s. for 2 a., to Alan Hagheman 7s. for i a., and to Simon Danser 19s. 2d. for 1 a., all sown with oats. By the queen. Allocate to Reynold de Acle, constable of Merleberge, in the issues of his bailiwick, 10s. spent in hanging two bells in the steeple of the king's chapel of Merleberge, and 3s. spent in making a door to the king's cellar there. By the queen. To the said constable. Contrabreve to let the chaplain ministering in the chapel of the king's castle of Merleberge have 10 pounds of wax to celebrate divine service. By the queen. March 27. To the bailiffs of Southampton. Contrabreve to carry 5 tuns of Sandleford. wine to Winchester, 5 to Suwyk, and 40 to Portesmuth, to place in the king's cellars there, out of 50 to be taken for the queen at Suhampton and delivered to them by Roger le Flemeng, keeper of the king's prisage there, and Bartholomew the queen's butler. Mandate to Roger to take the wine, to admit Bartholomew to take it together with him, and to deliver it to the bailiffs. March 30. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to buy 78 pairs of Windsor. shoes (as on p. 155) and deliver them to the queen's almoner by the Tuesday before Easter to distribute them to the poor against that feast. April 1. To Godfrey de Lyston. Contrabreve to pay weekly to Henry, [Windsor.] fitter of the king's crossbows, his wages of 5d. daily from Christmas in the 38th year till Easter following. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to receive John le Poer, knight, and keep him safely in the king's prison of Salisbury till further orders, finding him lId. daily for his livery. By Matthew Bezille. 11 —(22)

Page  162 162 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1254. Membrane 5-cont. April 5. To the sheriff of Suffolk. Contrabreve to bring Oliver de Windsor. Blumvil, taken and detained in the king's prison of Gipewyc for the recent robbery of the wife of Eudo de Shelfangr', king's serjeant, to London under a sure guard for delivery to the keeper of the king's gaol of Neugate, who is ordered to receive him and keep him there safely till further orders. By C. Allocate to John de Hanneberge, bailiff of Wodestok, in the issues of his bailiwick, 12s. spent in carriage of venison from Wodestok to Portesmuth. By the queen. April 9. To Godfrey de Lyston. Contrabreve to pay to four serjeantsWindsor. at-arms dwelling in garrison in the castle of Windesores their wages of 9d. each daily from Michaelmas in the 37th year till Easter following. By the queen. To the sheriff of Cambridge. Contrabreve to take Eustace Duniger, accused (rettatum) of the recent robbery of the wife of Roger the king's tailor at Hallingebur', as the king marvels exceedingly that he has dismissed him on bail; and to carry him and others taken and detained in the king's prison of Cauntebr' for that robbery to London under a sure guard for delivery to the keeper of the king's gaol of Newegate who is commanded to receive them and keep them safely till further orders. By C. To the sheriff of Leicester. Contrabreve to bring John de Ichinton the king's approver, taken and detained in the king's prison of Warr', and John de Hodenhull, William le Hert, and Richard le Mercer, whom he appeals of complicity in robbery, to Neugate in safety for delivery to the keeper of the gaol there. April 15, To the sheriff of Sussex. Contrabreve to make purveyance Windsor. against the queen's voyage of 60 quarters of coal, 100 cartloads of brushwood, 20 quarters of salt, 30,000 eggs, 1000 pounds of suet (sagiminis) and lard, 1000 ells of canvas, 30 dozen chickens, 30 dozen fowls, 40,000 dishes, 100 cakes (gatis), 100 gallons of vinegar, 4,000 of cummin (? cygminorum), 60 quarters of flour, 30,000 horseshoes (? ferrorum), and 60,000 (clavorum de Wauz). To William de Wylton, keeper of the lands late of W. de Ferrariis, formerly earl of Derby. Contrabreve to take 100 bucks and 10 bulls in the forests and parks late of the earl, and carry them to the queen without delay together with 40 swans of the stock which was the earl's. To the bailiffs of Portesmuth. Contrabreve to make purveyance of 70 empty tuns to hold victuals and other things needful against the queen's voyage. By Matthew Bezille.

Page  163 38 HENRY III. 163 1254. MEMBRANE 4. April 18. Allocate to Godfrey de Lyston, keeper of the king's manors of Windsor. Cokham and Braye, in the farm thereof, 73s. 10-d. spent in repairing a bay of the stew in the park of Windesores. By the queen. To the said Godfrey. Contrabreve to repair the king's buildings in the park of Windesores and the hedge around it as far as is necessary out of the farm of the manors above named, the cost to be credited by view. By the queen. To the sheriff of Surrey. Contrabreve to pay 2d. daily to Ellis Maunsel from Michaelmas in the 37th year till Easter following for keeping the king's park of Geudeford. To Godfrey de Lyston, keeper of the king's manor of Kenyton. Contrabreve to pay 25s. to the king's chaplain of Kenyton for his wages during the above period. April 22. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to carry William de Windsor. Sauncton, taken and detained in the prison of Stanford, whom the bailiffs of Stanford will deliver, to London with all speed under a sure guard for delivery to the keeper of the king's gaol of Neugate, who is commanded to receive him and keep him safely till further orders. By the earl. April 27. To the bailiffs of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pay to John Westminster. Malemort his liveries (as on p. 151) from Easter in the 38th year till Michaelmas following. Liberate to Ralph de Bakepuz 101. for Easter term in the 38th year of the 101. granted to him yearly till the king shall make more abundant provision to maintain himself in his service. His yearly term is at Easter. By writ of the king. Liberate to William le Ruter, king's carpenter, his liveries of 3d. daily for the same term. Quia elemos'. May 1. Allocate to Simon de Eltesdon, sheriff of Bedeford and Bukingeham, in the issues of those counties, 14s. spent in purchase of partridges, hares, and fowls for the queen in his bailiwick against the last feast of St. Edward, and in carrying them to her at Westminster. By the queen. Allocate to Alan la Zuche, justice of Chester, in the farm of the county, 161. spent in purchase of 100 salmon in his bailiwick for the queen last Lent, and in carriage thereof to her together with 24 pike (liciorum) which (quas) he took in the king's stews and meres (maris) in the county. By W. de Bradelegh.

Page  164 164 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1254. Membrane 4-cont. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to buy 1000 ells of fair linen with speed where it may best and most conveniently be done in his bailiwick, and bring it to Portesmuth by the Sunday before Ascension at latest (ad tardius) for delivery to John de Sumercote and Richard de Ewell to send to the king in Gascony. By the queen. May 5. Allocate to the bailiffs of Gloucester, in the farm of their town, Westminster. 81. 16s. 10d. spent in purchase of 19 salmon and 55 shad (alosis) for the queen, and in carriage thereof and of lampreys to the queen and R. earl of Cornwall the king's brother through divers places, and in putting part of the fish in paste (pane). By Matthew Bezille. Allocate to Master Adam Wymar, in the issues of the king's stannary (staminar') of Devon, for the time when he had the keeping thereof from 27 January in the 37th year, and so on as long as he retains that office, 6d. daily for his wages. By the queen. Allocate to Alan la Zuche, justice of Chester, in the farm of the county, 81. 16s. 10d. paid to Gilbert Salmon, son and heir of Robert Salmon, for the terms of Easter, St. John the Baptist, and Michaelmas in the 37th year, and Christmas last past, being the yearly rent of 40s. for the king's mills of Darnhale and Makelefeld which the king is paying to Gilbert in the 37th year because Robert his father had it of the gift of Randolph formerly earl of Chester in exchange for a fee which he had in the earl's kitchen of ancient tenure, and for lands which he held of the earl in Normandy. By H. de Bathonia. May 5. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to let Thomas de Sancto Westminster. Sepulcro the king's crossbowman have a cart to carry the king's crossbows from the Tower and from the castle of Windesores to Portesmuth to send to the king in Gascony, and to pay carriage. May 6. Liberate to Bertram de Crioyl, constable of Dover, 320 marks for Westminster. Easter term in the 38th year of the 640 marks which he receives yearly for keeping the castle. By the queen and the earl. Liberate to Ebulo de Montibus 25 marks for the same term, granted to him yearly for the manor of Walton, which he surrendered to the king, till the king shall make provision for him in lands of that value of the king's lands or escheats. By the queen and the earl. Allocate to Robert de Crepping, formerly sheriff of York, in the issues of the county, 5s. spent in carriage of surplices and

Page  165 38 HENRY III. 165 1254. Membrane 4-cont. other ornaments of the king's chapel from York to Notingham when the king was last in those parts. May 8. Liberate to the hermit of Bruhill 50s. for Easter term in the Westminster. 38th year, which he receives yearly for serving the king's chapel of Bruhull. By the queen. Liberate to Griffin de Brumfeud 101. for the same term of the 201. granted to him yearly; and to Hoel de Brumfeud his brother 10 marks for Michaelmas term in the 37th year, granted to him yearly. By the queen. Liberate without delay to brother John, of the order of friars minors, the Pope's nuncio in England, 1,000 marks for Michaelmas term in the 37th year of the yearly rent (censu) of 1,000 marks which he receives at the Exchequer. By the queen and the earl. Liberate to Roger de Whittestre 100s. for Easter term in the 38th year (as on p. 127). By the queen. To John de Aneberghe and Peter de Lega. Contrabreve to spend up to 100s. out of their farm of Wodestok by view of lawful men in repairs of the king's buildings and stew at Wodestok where they see fit. By the abbot of Persore. Allocate to John de Scrutevill, in the issues of the king's manors in his keeping, lls. 64d. spent in repairs of the king's hall at Budon. By the same. May 10. Liberate to Richard de Shireburn and Reynold le Rus 100 Mortlake. marks to make purveyances against the queen's voyage. By the queen. Liberate to the abbot of Rading 201. in lieu of a like sum imprested to the king for the expenses of brother Luke and John de Stratford when they came to the king in Gascony with his treasure. By the queen. Liberate to Walter de Bradele, keeper of the queen's wardrobe, 16401. for her expenses. By the queen. Liberate to William Bardof 60 marks imprest till the Michaelmas Exchequer. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to carry 6 tuns of wine to Silveston, 24 tuns to Norhampton, 10 to Geytinton, 6 to Clive, 8 to Stanford, 20 to Notingeham, 6 to Clipston, and 20 to

Page  166 166 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1254. Membrane 4-cont. York, out of 100 which Robert de Dacre, taker of the king's wines, will take in the coming fair at Boston and deliver to him. By the queen. Afterwards Robert was commanded to take only 40 tuns. May 11. Allocate to Adam son of Walter and Robert le Corduaner, Mortlake. bailiffs of Oxford, in the farm of that town, 201. 154d. spent in paying for 20 cloths taken from them by John de Sumercote and Richard de Euuell for the king in the fair of St. Ives in the 38th year, and in carrying them from Oxford to the fair as enjoined by the king. By the queen, by witness of J. de Sumercote and R. de Ewell. Allocate to Robert le Vavasor, sheriff of Notingeham, his rightful allowance in respect of the grant to Edward the king's son of certain revenues to be collected by his bailiffs in the castellary of Tykehull for 7 years from 18 October in the 34th year (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 75). By the queen. Liberate to Master Henry the king's surgeon 5~ marks and 12d. for Easter term in the 38th year of his yearly fee of 101., and 4j marks of the king's gift to prepare himself for his voyage to the king in Gascony. By the queen. Note that there is deducted from his yearly fee 51s. 4d. for 13 shops late of Peter de Frowyc which the king gave him in the city of London. Allocate to Richard de Vernun, formerly bailiff of the Peak, in the issues of that bailiwick, 221. 6s. ld. delivered to Richard Brun, king's serjeant, to pay the Welsh serjeants whom he brought to the king in Gascony. By the queen. To the sheriff of Salop and Stafford. Contrabreve to pay 101. to Meredith son of Richard for Easter term in the 38th year (as on p. 86). By the queen. May 11. Allocate to the bailiffs of Lincoln 511. 3s. 6d. for 6 cloths of Mortlake. scarlet bought of the men of Lincoln in the fair of St. Ives by the hands of John de Sumercote and Richard de Ewell. By the queen. Liberate to William Tyrel 141. for 7 tuns of wine bought of him for the king; to William Ern[aldi] 271. for 15 tuns purchased 41. for 4 tuns of prisage-wine, and 1058. for 3 tuns purchased; to Peter Pinkac of Bordeaux 71. 4s. for 4 tuns purchased, and 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine; to Bernard de Brigerak 28 tuns for 20 tuns purchased and 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine; to Ern' Joan 151. 4s. for 8 tuns purchased; to Bidau de Baunc 641. 12s. for 28 tuns purchased and 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine; to William le Flemeng 351. for 20 tuns purchased and 40s. for 2 tuns

Page  167 38 HENRY III. 167 1254. Membrane 4-cont. of prisage-wine; to Peter de Burk 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine; to Peter Cuccu 211. for 12 tuns purchased and 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine; to William Bidau 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine; the like to Ern' Mercer; to William le Maresc[al] 231. 8s. for 13 tuns purchased and 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine; to Peter Lambert 211. 12s. for 12 tuns purchased and 41. for 4 tuns of prisage-wine; to William Artur 108s. for 3 tuns purchased; to Peter de Loupe 191. for 10 tuns purchased and 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine; to John Pakere 261. for 13 tuns purchased; to William Josceaume of Bordeaux 321. 6s. for 17 tuns purchased; to Amauvin de Burgo 191. for 10 tuns purchased; to Peter Russinol 11. 8s. for 6 tuns purchased; to the partner of Ern[ald] Frers 151. 4s. for 8 tuns purchased; to Michael Tony 71. for 4 tuns purchased; to William Batencort 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine; the like to Himbert de Haubegeis; to John Aruffard 41. for 4 tuns of prisage-wine; to Bidau de Porta 40s. for 2 tuns of prisagewine; to John de Gisorc' 101. for 10 tuns of prisage-wine of Saundwic, and 16s. 8d. for carrying them from Sandwic to Westminster; all taken by the same John for the queen at London and Sandwic in the 27th and 28th years. Allocate to William de Wylton, in the issues of the bishopric of Lincoln while in the king's hand, 50 marks for his expenses while keeper thereof. Liberate to the cloth-merchants of Beverl' 521. 10s. 11d. for 18 cloths bought of them in the fair of St. Ives in the 38th year by the hands of John de Sumercote and Richard de Ewell. Liberate to Simon de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, 2001. for Easter term in the 38th year of the 4001. which he receives yearly at the Exchequer as dower of Eleanor his wife, the king's sister, in Ireland, for which the king is surety. By the queen. Liberate to the same earl 1069 marks balance of the fine of 7,000 marks made with him in the name of Edward the king's son for the surrender to the king of his castles and land of Gascony. By the queen. The king's letters obligatory for the said 7,000 marks are to be first received at the Exchequer. Note that the earl is satisfied of the whole sum by writs of liberate enrolled in this year and the last. Allocate to the same earl, in his net debts to the king, 1031. 6s. 8d. in lieu of a like sum, being arrears of the above 7,000 marks. Cancelled quia aliter in rotulo finium.* * In the Fine Roll of this year, m. 5, 63rd entry, debts of the earl amounting to 1051. 138. 4d., together with others unspecified, are respited by a writ of 16 May till the king's return from Gascony.

Page  168 168 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1254. Membrane 4-cont. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 7 tuns of wine, which John de Gisorc' the king's chamberlain of London will deliver out of the king's wines at Westminster, to Windesores with all speed to place in the king's cellars there. By Matthew Bezille. May 16. Liberate to Pelerin de Luk' 80 marks for 30 gold-wrought cloths Windsor. bought of him for the queen by the hand of Philip Luvel the treasurer, and [delivered] to Walter de Bradelegh, keeper of the queen's wardrobe, at London in the 38th year. By the queen. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to carry to Windesores for the use of the king's children 6 tuns of wine which the king has at Havering. MEMBRANE 3. May 17. Liberate to brother Alan de Kancia, of the order of the Temple Windsor. in England, 14601. to take to Paris and deliver to Alphonso, count of Toulouse, at the coming Whitsuntide, by view of William Bardof or the king's messenger, whom the king will send from the parts of Gascony to meet him there. By the queen. Liberate to the said brother Alan 101. for the expenses of his journey to escort the king's treasure to Paris. By the queen. To the constable of Merleberge. Contrabreve to carry all the carcases of bacon which the king has at Merleberge, whether coming from Roger de Muscegros or from other sources, to Portesmuth for the king without delay, to deliver to Richard de Shireburn and Reynold le Rus. By Matthew Bezille. Liberate to John Petri, merchant of Portugal, 81. 6s. 6d. for 4- hundred of wax (quadringentis cere et dimid') bought of him for the queen in London by the hand of Richard de Ewelle in the 38th year. By Walter de Bradelegh. May 18. To Godfrey de Lyston. Contrabreve to pay their wages of Windsor. 9d. each daily to four of the king's serjeants-at-arms dwelling in garrison in the castle of Windesores from Easter in the 38th year till Michaelmas following. By the queen. To the same. Contrabreve to pay weekly to Henry, fitter of the king's crossbows, his wages of 5d. daily for the same period. By the queen. To the same. Contrabreve to pay 25s. to each of five chaplains ministering in the king's chapels at Windesores, being their wages of 50s. each yearly for the same period.

Page  169 38 HENRY III. 169 1254. Membrane 3-cont. May 19. To the sheriff of Berks. Contrabreve to repair the king's gaol Reading. without the castle at Walingeford where necessary, spending 100s. thereon by view and testimony of lawful men, unless it can be repaired for less. By the queen. May 22. Allocate to the bailiffs of Bristol, in the farm of their town, Winchester. 2 marks spent on the voyage of brother Simon de Boninton, of the order of the Temple in England, whom the king lately sent on his errand to the parts of Ireland. By the queen. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to buy 8 weys (pisas) of iron in his bailiwick and carry them to Bristol for delivery to the constable of the castle there, to use as the king has enjoined. By G. de Langele. To John de Sumercote, keeper of the exchange. Contrabreve to pay 250 marks to R. earl of Cornwall for Easter term in the 38th year of his yearly fee of 500 marks. By the queen. The master of the hospital of St. Mary at Chichester (unfinished). To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to carry William Koc of Winneferthing, approver, who is detained in the prison of Ocham, and whom the sheriff of Roteland will deliver, to London under a sure guard for delivery to the keeper of the king's gaol of Niwegate, who is commanded to keep him safely there till further orders. By earl Richard. May 25. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to pay for a tun Winchester. of prisage-wine and deliver it to the keepers of the king's wines at Bristol to use as he has enjoined. Witness A. the queen and R. earl of Cornwall. Quia aliter inferius. May 26. To the same. Contrabreve to pay for a tun of prisage-wine Waltham. given by the king to the abbot of Hayles, which the keepers of the king's wines at Suhampton will deliver. By the queen. May 28. To the same. Contrabreve to buy a tun of wine in their town Portchester. and let the wife of Reynold de Drumare have it of the king's gift. By the queen. May 29. Liberate to Simon Passelewe 991. 15s. to take to the king in Portsmouth. Gascony, out of the tallage of 5,000 marks lately assessed on the king's Jews of England. By the queen. Liberate to Peter Gile and Gerard de Bosco, merchants of Bordeaux, 1081. for 60 tuns of wine taken from them at Suhamp

Page  170 170 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1254. Membrane 3-cont. ton for the queen against her voyage to Gascony in the 38th year by the hands of Bartholomew her butler. By the queen's steward. Allocate to the sheriff of Wilts, in the issues of his county, 111. 11s. 8d. spent in purchase of 80 carcases of bacon, 188 hens, and cages, and in carriage thereof to Portesmuth against the queen's voyage. By the steward. Liberate to Henry de la Mare 50 marks for Easter term in the 38th year of the yearly fee of 100 marks granted to him to maintain himself so long as he is in the king's service. By the queen. Allocate to Henry de Bathonia, in his fine and other debts to the king, 50 marks remaining due to him for the same term of the yearly fee of 100 marks granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service. By the queen. To the sheriff of Oxford and Berks. Contrabreve to carry the timber of La Wasse to Freymauntel without delay to carry out the king's works there, seeing that Nicholas Hanrede, formerly sheriff, has not done so as commanded. By the queen. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to receive Vivian de Egremund, whom the constable of Porecestr' will deliver, and carry him under a sure guard to Corf for delivery to the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset, who is commanded to receive him and keep him safely in the castle of Corf till further orders. By the queen and C. To the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset. Contrabreve accordingly, finding necessaries for Vivian so long as he is in his keeping. By the queen. To the bailiffs of Portesmuth. Contrabreve to repair the thatch of the king's buildings at Portesmuth where necessary. To the constable of Corf. Contrabreve to find sufficient of what is needful in victuals, as is fitting, for the king's fifteen prisoners whom the sheriff of Suhampton will deliver, till the king's return from Gascony. By the queen. To the bailiffs of Portesmuth. Contrabreve to carry to Windesores six tuns of the king's wine which is at Portesmuth, and one which is at Suwyk. By Matthew Bezille. May 30. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to carry all the bridges Merewell. and hurdles left at Suhampton of those which he made against the queen's voyage to Gascony, to Porecestr' without delay, and

Page  171 38 HENRY III. 171 1254. Membrane 3-cont. place them in safety under good cover together with those already in the castle there, so that they may not be damaged by earth or water. May 29. Allocate to the sheriffs of London, in the farm of the city, Portsmouth. 41. 13s. 4d. paid to Thomas Caponeshors of London and his partners for three thick cloths, 151. 10s. 8d. delivered to John de Sancto Edmundo and his partners for 13 pieces of fur of grey work, and 381. 16s. delivered to Nicholas de Warewyk for 20 pieces of the like, all taken from them for the king in London by the hands of John de Sumercote and Richard de Ewell in the 38th year; and 14s. 8d. delivered to William Box of London for canvas, hair-cloth (heyris), and cords taken from him in like manner, and for tying up and loading the cloths and furs. By the queen and the buyers in the fair; by the queen (sic). Allocate to the bailiffs of Norhampton in the farm of their town 681. 6s. 4d. paid to Benedict Dod of Norhampton and his partners for 60 pieces of fur of grey work taken as above in the fair of St. Ives (Jovonis). By the queen. June 7. Liberate to Simon de Wycumb, clerk, keeper of the king's Windsor. children dwelling at Windesores, 50 marks for their expenses. By earl Richard. June 14. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve so to repair 1- weirs Reading, which are in the keeping of Matthew Bezill at Gloucester that the king may incur no loss of lampreys or other fish. May 28. Allocate to William de Mucheldovere (sic), sheriff of Surrey and Portsmouth. Sussex, in the issues of those counties, 23s. spent in purchase of boars (braonibus) and fowls for the queen against the feast of St. Edward which was a fortnight after Michaelmas last, and in carrying them to Westminster; and 4s. 8d. spent in the like preparations for the feast of St. Edward which was on the eve of the Epiphany last. By Matthew Bezille. June 16. To the sheriff of Surrey. Contrabreve to roof the vaults of the Reading. king's buildings burnt at Geudeford and the king's new work there, to mend the gutters of the king's burnt hall so that the walls may not be damaged, to prop up the unburnt part of the ridge (cumuli) of the hall so that it may not be dangerous, and to take down the burnt remains of the hall and keep them safely for the work thereon; the cost to be credited by view. By the earl. June 20. Allocate to Gilbert de Preston, in his debts to the king, 201. Oxford. for Easter term in the 38th year of the yearly fee of 401. granted to him to maintain himself so long as he is in the king's service. By earl Richard.

Page  172 172 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1254. Membrane 3-cont. A[llocate] (entry unfinished). To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to repair the thatch of the king's chapel and chamber at Oxford where necessary, the cost to be credited by view. By R. the earl. July 13. Liberate to Hugh de Bueles 201., being 101. for the 36th year and Northampton. 101. for Michaelmas term in the 37th year, of his yearly fee of 101. By the earl, by order of the king. Liberate to Laurence del Brok 101. for the term of St. John the Baptist in the 38th year of the 201. granted to him yearly to maintain himself so long as he is in the king's service. To the sheriff of Cambridge. Contrabreve to take Cecily the widow, who dwells at Cauntebr' by the house of the mother of Statius Duning, and William the cook of Cauntebr' in Briggestrete, who are indicted of receipt of stolen goods (receptamento latrocinii), and carry them under a sure guard to London for delivery to the keeper of the king's gaol of Neugate, who is commanded to receive them and keep them safely there till further orders. By earl Richard. Allocate to John Sampson and Walter de Rowell, bailiffs of Norhampton, in the farm of that town, 231. Os. 4d. delivered to Benedict Dod and other men of Norhampton for six cloths of burnet and six of dark blue (pers') taken from them for the king in the fair of St. Ives by the hands of John de Sumercote and Richard de Ewell in the 38th year. By the queen before her voyage. July 17. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to mend the walls Luffield. and thatch of the king's stable at Selveston, to repair and mend the king's larder there, which needs repair, and to repair the thatch of the king's kitchen there where necessary, the cost to be credited by view. By earl Richard. July 20. Liberate to the master and brethren of the hospital of St. Oxford. Lazarus of Jerusalem in England 40 marks for Michaelmas term in the 37th year of the 40 marks granted to them yearly of the king's fixed alms. By earl Richard. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to pay half a mark to the chaplains ministering in the king's chapel at Oxford to buy linen to make an alb, and to buy towels and a lamp for the chapel. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to repair and maintain the buildings at Clarendon as they were before the king's voyage to Gascony. By earl Richard.

Page  173 38 HENRY III. 173 1254. MEMBRANE 2. July 20. Liberate to the master of the Templars in England 100 marks for Oxford. the 37th and 38th years of the yearly fee of 50 marks granted to them to maintain a knight in the Holy Land. By earl Richard. Liberate to William de Chabbeneys, for Easter term in the 38th year, 151. of the 301. granted to him during the life of Margery de Vernun, and 201. of the yearly fee of 401. granted to him, till the king shall make provision for him in wards or escheats of land of that value. By command of the king. Cancelled quia inferius habuit inde comp[utabitur] (p. 67). Allocate to William de Tynhide, sheriff of Wilts, in the issues of that county, 15s. Id. spent in repairs of the king's oven for pies at Clarendon in the 37th year. Liberate to brother Alan de Kancia, brother of the order of the Temple in England, 24 marks for expenses of himself and two clerks coming to the king in Gascony. By the earl. July 22. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to cause the stags, which Oxford. Philip and Richard de Candovere the king's huntsmen will take in the forest of Pykering and [deliver] to him, to be well salted and carried to Winchester for delivery to the sheriff of Hants, who is commanded to receive them. The like to the sheriff of Cumberland. The like to the constable of St. Briavels concerning 80 bucks to be taken by William Luvel and Henry de Candovere in the forest of Dene. The like to the sheriff of Wilts concerning 30 bucks to be taken by the same in the forest of Bradene. The like to the sheriff of Hants concerning 60 bucks to be taken by them in the New Forest. By earl Richard. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks to the said William and Henry as an imprest on their wages for their expenses. By the earl. The like to the sheriff of Cumberland for the said Philip and Richard. Allocate to Henry de Ferlegh, sheriff of Hants, in the issues of the county, 10 marks spent by order of R. earl of Cornwall in thatching the king's hall at Freymauntel and raising the knobs (pomell') of the windows by taskwork (ad tascham), and 20 marks delivered by the like order to Robert de Edmundesthorp to enclose the park of Freymauntel with a ditch as enjoined by the earl. By earl Richard. Allocate to Alan la Zuche, justice of Chester, in the issues of his bailiwick, 2 marks paid to Master Gerard the king's carpenter for

Page  174 174 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1254. Membrane 2-cont. his expenses, and 61. in lieu of the like sum which he should have received in three years from the king's mill of Ryu, which the king gave to Eignon son of Oen for life. Liberate to Wybert Baubeyn of Duay and his partners 891. 12s. for forty cloths bought of them in the fair of Staunford, to John Potekin of Ypres and his partners 571. 4s. 4d. for 25 rayed [cloths] and 16 caps bought of them in the same fair, and to Walter Pedargent and Wibert Beudeyn of Duay 621. 6s. 8d. for 25 cloths bought of them at London, all by Simon Passelewe and John de Sumercote. By the queen before her voyage. Allocate to the bailiffs of York 491. 9s. 10d. paid to John Verdenel and his partners, men of York, for 14 cloths taken from them in the fair of St. Ives by the hands of John de Sumercote and Richard de Ewell in the 38th year. By the queen before her voyage. Liberate to Henry de Hasting 101., and to Geoffrey de Lucy 100s., as imprest on the wages which they should have received. By earl Richard. To the escheator in co. Bedford. Contrabreve to pay 100s. out of the issues of the lands late of Alina Wak, which are in the king's hands and in the escheator's keeping, to Robert de Ho for the maintenance for one year of Barnabas de Styuecle her heir, whose wardship the king committed to Robert because he espoused her daughter, as is said. By the queen before her voyage. To the escheator of Lindes', co. Lincoln. Contrabreve to pay 201. for Easter term last and Michaelmas term next out of the issues of the king's escheats in his bailiwick to James Fres[el], escheator, to maintain himself in the king's service. By earl Richard. July 14. To the sheriff of Somerset. Contrabreve to levy 251. without Oxford. delay of the 50 marks by which the abbot of Glastonbury made a fine in the king's court for having an inquisition, and to pay them to Henry de Bretton for Easter term in the 38th year of the 501. granted to him yearly to maintain himself in the king's service. By H. de Mara. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to levy 10 marks without delay by which the men of Faveresham made a fine in the king's court against the abbot of Faveresham, and to pay them to Nicholas de Turri in part payment of 201. for Easter term in the

Page  175 38 HENRY III. 175 1254. Membrane 2-cont. 38th year of the 401. granted to him yearly to maintain himself in the king's service. To the sheriff of Cambridge. The like as to 10 marks by which Robert Hubert of Cauntebr' made a fine in the king's court for failure to produce there Eustace Dunning, a malefactor, for whom he had given bail. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to carry six cartloads of stone of Haselbir' to Freymauntel to finish the king's works there. By R. the earl. To the sheriff of Stafford. Contrabreve to repair the king's stew at Stafford, the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Hants. - Contrabreve to carry to Freymauntel for the king's works there 15 cartloads of planks which are in the forest of Penbere and stone from the quarry of Netham for three windows of the hall and a chamber. To John de Haneberge and Peter de Leg'. Contrabreve to make a wall to extend from the gate of the king's town of Wodestok to the corner of the king's stable there according to the injunctions of R. earl of Cornwall the king's brother on his behalf, the cost to be credited by view. By earl Richard. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to repair where necessary two bridges of Oxford castle, the repairing whereof belongs to the king, the cost to be credited by view. By the earl and by inquisition made. July 26. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to cautiously take Walter Wallingford, the' one-handed, dwelling near Segrimeswell in Winchester, Gervase the baker, dwelling in the High Street of Suhampton, John the miller of Suhampton, Alexander le Pestur, and John the miller who dwells in the house of St. Mary at Suhampton, all appealed of complicity and receipt of stolen goods by certain approvers detained in the king's gaol of Neugate, and to carry them under a sure guard to London for delivery to the keeper of that gaol, who is commanded to receive them. To the sheriff of Oxford. The like concerning Peter le Puleter, dwelling in Stokwollestrete in Oxford, and Ralph de Stanham, dwelling in Peter le Poleter's house. The like to the sheriff of Leicester concerning Stephen le Chaumberleyn, a widow's son. The like to the sheriff of Buckingham concerning Nicholas the clerk, dwelling in the town of Eylesbur'. The like to the sheriff of York concerning Peter de Estorp, dwelling in Estorp.

Page  176 176 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1254. Membrane 2-cont. The like to the sheriff of Essex and Herts concerning Robert le Giun of Waurich, Robert le Poleter 'le Dosser' of Brentwood (Bosco Arso), and Nicholas le Charpenter of Maldon. The like to the sheriff of Cambridge and Huntingdon concerning William Tyrrel the scribe of Cambridge, Robert le Keu called ' le petit 'in Huntedon, William le Clerc of Pappeworth, a widow's son, and Simon de Elmham. The like to the sheriff of Warwick concerning Adam Chede of Lalleford, Nicholas de Wygornia, dwelling in (de) Warr', and Ellis Sivekere, dwelling in (in) Westrete, Warr'. The like to the sheriff of Kent concerning Geoffrey Duraunt of Malling. The like to the sheriff of Surrey and Sussex concerning Haukin le Puleter of Kingeston, John de Glouc', who sometimes resorts (redit) to the house of Richard de Rippleye, Robert de Welle, cook, dwelling at Arundell, and Adam Hund of Peteresfeld. The like to the sheriff of Hereford concerning William Turnebacin, dwelling in Braunton, and Nicholas le Rus, dwelling in Hereford. To the sheriff of Lincoln. The like concerning Richard Cook (Cocum) of Stanho, Henry Scot, Stephen le Clerk of Tyd, John de Parva Tyd, who espoused the daughter of Roger, reeve of that town, William Tyrel, and Stephen de Beverlaco. To the sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk. The like concerning Ralph de Stanho, John de Glouc', who sometimes resorts to the house of John Goldsmith (Aurnfabri) of Hopton. Roger le Chapeleyn of Lenne, dwelling at St. James's gate, and James his partner, Roger de Sutbur, son of Geoffrey le Kumongur, Adam de Marla, partner of Guy de Mortuo Mari, Adam de Sypindeham, dwelling in the market of that town, Bartholomew Creme of Elmham, and Nicholas son of Matthew de Burnham. July 30. Liberate to Eymo Thurbert, constable of Windesores, and Windsor. Simon de Wycumb, clerk, keepers of the king's children dwelling there, 50 marks to pay the children's expenses. Liberate to John de Westbur', chamberlain of Mariota the king's niece dwelling at Windesores, 23s. 10ld. spent in maintenance of her grooms and horses before they were received to stay (perendinandum) at Leicester, and in purchase of some small jewels for her before the queen's voyage to Gascony. Account was rendered in the presence of the constable of Windesores. To the bailiff of Windesores. Contrabreve to mend the thatch of both the king's kitchens in the castle of Windesores and of the king's great hall and old chamber, the kitchen of the household as regards walls and tie-beams (ligatura), and the oven with the

Page  177 38 HENRY III. 177 1254. Membrane 2-cont. building over it where necessary, and to buy cords for the well and the bells; to cost to be credited by view. Aug. 4. Liberate to John de Laufare 101. for Easter term in the 38th Westminster. year of the yearly fee of 201. granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service. Liberate to Clement de Welles and Robert Coby, chaplains ministering in the Tower of London, their wages of 25s. each from Easter in the 38th year till Michaelmas following at the rate of 50s. each yearly. Aug. 6. Liberate to brother Alan de Kancia, brother of the order of the Westminster. Temple in England, 4672 marks to carry to the king in Gascony. Liberate to 20 mariners and 3 master mariners carrying the king's treasure to the king in Gascony, 131. for 40 days' wages. Aug. 13. To Godfrey de Lyston, keeper of the manor of Kenyton. Kempton. Contrabreve to pay 25s. to the king's chaplain of Kenyton for his wages from Easter in the 38th year till Michaelmas following. Aug. 19. To the sheriff of Stafford. Contrabreve to salt 15 stags and Westminster. 30 bucks which Ernald de Bosco will take in the forest of the county, and carry them to Wodestok. Aug. 27. To the bailiff of Havering. Contrabreve to mend the pond of the Stratford. stew in the king's park of Havering, spending up to 4 marks thereon by view of lawful men. Sept. 1. To Ralph de Arderne, keeper of the honour of Hadlegh. Waltham. Contrabreve to pay one mark to Margery de Wamford, half at Michaelmas in the 38th year and half at Easter following, the king having granted her the wardship of John her son, and that sum for his maintenance. Sept. 15. Liberate without delay to John de Exonia, king's clerk, whom Wallingford. the king lately sent from Gascony on his errand to England, an imprest of 10 marks for his expenses. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to carry Thomas de Brackele, Bartholomew de la More, and Thomas de Eboraco, taken and detained in the king's prison of Lincoln, to Westminster under a sure guard before the king's justices of the bench by 8 days from Michaelmas next, to answer William de Wynneforthing, an approver detained in the king's gaol of Niwegate, for robbery and complicity in robbery, whereof he appeals them. 12-(22)

Page  178 178 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1254. Membrane 2-cont. To the same. Contrabreve to take Richard de Boselingthorp, knight, with speed, and carry him to London under a sure guard for delivery to the keeper of the king's gaol of Flete, who is commanded to receive him. To the bailiffs of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pay 100s. to the keepers of the king's works at Gloucester to mend the king's buildings in the castle there where necessary. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 40 tuns of wine to Westminster, 6 to Keniton, 20 to Windesores, and 2 to Sutton-at-Hone (Sutton Hospitelar') to place in the king's cellars there, out of 68 to be taken at London and delivered to them by John de Gisorc' the king's chamberlain there. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to carry 3 tuns of wine to Canterbury and 2 to Rochester, to place in the king's cellars there, out of 5 which the same John will deliver at London. Mandate to John according to the last two writs. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to carry 10 tuns of wine to Winchester, 2 to Shireburn, 6 to Rading, 2 to Sandelford, 10 to Merleberge, 2 to Luttegarsale, and 10 to Clarendon, to place in the king's cellars there, out of 42 to be delivered at Suhampton by Roger le Flemeng. Sept. 20. To the sheriff of Surrey. Contrabreve to pay to Ellis Mauns[el] Reading. his wages of 2d. daily for keeping the king's park of Geudeford from Easter in the 38th year till Michaelmas following. Oct. 1. Liberate to Bertram de Criollis, constable of Dover, 320 marks Westminster. for Michaelmas term in the 38th year of the 640 marks which he receives yearly for keeping the said castle. Liberate to John de Laufare 101. for the same term of the yearly fee of 201. granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service. Allocate to William de Sancto Audoeno, formerly keeper of the manor of Wodestok, in the issues of the forest eyre in co. Oxford, if not otherwise allowed, 101. delivered in the wardrobe at Windesores to P. Chaceporc, keeper, on the Tuesday in Whit week in the 30th year. MEMBRANE 1. Oct. 6. Allocate to John de Scrutevill, formerly keeper of the manor of Westminster. Meleburn, in the issues thereof from the feast of St. John the Baptist in the 33rd year, unless otherwise allowed, 6d. daily

Page  179 38 HENRY III. 179 1254. Membrane 1-cont. granted to him out of the said issues for his maintenance so long as he should have the keeping of the manor. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to carry to London Ralph son of John le Turnur, arrested at Canterbury for robbery, whereof he is accused (rettatus), whom the bailiffs of Canterbury will deliver together with the money and goods found with him at his arrest, and to deliver him to the keeper of the king's gaol of Nywegate, who is commanded to receive him, and to deliver the money and goods to the mayor of London, who is commanded to receive them by tally between the mayor and the sheriff. Liberate to Eymo Thurbert, constable of Windesores, and Simon de Wycumb, clerk, 401. for the expenses of the king's children at Windesores. Oct. 12. Liberate to Reynold de Drumare 151., being 100s. for Michaelmas Westminster. term in the 37th year, 100s. for Easter term following, and 100s. for Michaelmas term in the 38th year, arrears of his yearly fee of 101. Liberate to Ebulo de Montibus 25 marks for Michaelmas term in the 38th year, of the 50 marks yearly whereby the king in Gascony lately increased the fee of 25 marks which he used to receive; and 231. 14s. arrears of his wages while with the king on his service in Gascony with two other knights down to the Thursday after St. Giles, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk. To William le Bretun, keeper of the bishopric of Ely. Contrabreve to till and sow the lands of the bishopric. To John de Sumercote, keeper of the exchange. Contrabreve to pay 250 marks to the king's brother R. the earl for Michaelmas term in the 38th year of the yearly fee of 500 marks granted to him at the Exchequer. Oct. 14. Liberate to Stephen de Salinis 101. for the same term of his Westminster. yearly fee of 201., and 15 marks for a horse of his lost on the king's service in Gascony. Liberate to William le Ruter the king's carpenter his liveries of 3d. daily from Michaelmas in the 38th year till Easter following. Liberate to Roger de Wytestre 100s. for Michaelmas term in the 38th year (as on p. 127).

Page  180 180 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1254. Membrane l-cont. Liberate to John Malemort hisliveries (as on p. 151) from Michaelmas in the 38th year till Easter following. Oct. 15. Liberate to S. de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, 2001. (as on p. 167) Westminster, for Michaelmas term in the 38th year. Liberate to brother Alan de Kancia, brother of the order of the Temple in England, 4,000 marks to take by land to the king in Gascony, and 60 marks for his expenses. Liberate to the sacrist of Westminster 12 (obol 'de muse') arrears for the Translation of St. Edward last past, of 20 which the king granted yearly to be paid as chevage on the high altar at Westminster by the hand of the king or queen if present in the realm, and if not, by the hand of the treasurer for the time being, that is, 12 at the feast of the saint's deposition and 12 at that of his translation. Oct. 17. Liberate to William Luvel and Philip, Richard, and Henry de Westminster. Caundovere, the king's huntsmen, 10 marks imprest on their wages for their expenses. Allocate to William de Tinhide, sheriff of Wilts, in the issues of the county, 81. 2s. 6d. spent in purchase of 600 ells of linen against the feast of St. Edward last, which he delivered to Philip the king's treasurer and Edward de Westm' to make napkins against the feast. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to pay to William de Chabbeneys 151. for Easter term in the 38th year and 151. for Michaelmas term following of his yearly fee of 301. and 201. and 201. arrears for the same terms of his yearly fee of 401. (as on p. 173). To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to buy lead and therewith sheet (plumbari) the great tower in the king's castle of Salisbury and the tower over (ultra) the queen's chamber at Clarendon, to enclose the park of Clarendon with a hedge where paling was previously ordered, to remove 40 perches of paling from the top of the park to the bottom towards the lawn, and to repair the buildings at Clarendon and Salisbury castle where necessary. To the bailiffs of Andovere. Contrabreve to obey and answer Robert Waleram for the rents and issues of the manor of Andovere term by term from Michaelmas term in the 38th year, as they have been used to answer the king, till Robert has fully received therefrom 350 marks due to him from the land of Wykham, which the king bought of him for William de Valencia after granting it to

Page  181 38 HENRY III. 181 1254. Membrane 1 —cont. Robert after the death of William de Boeles, who held it of the king's gift. To the constable of Devizes. Contrabreve to make 20,000 shingles without delay in the forest of Chippenham and carry them to Merleberge for delivery to the constable of Merleberge to repair the king's buildings there, the cost to be credited by view. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to pay for a tun of prisage-wine to be delivered by the keepers of the king's wines there, which the abbot and convent of Beaulieu receive there by the king's charter for celebration of divine service. Mandate to the said keepers accordingly. To the bailiff of Winchelese and La Rye. Contrabreve to repair the houses of the king's galleys of La Rye where necessary by view and testimony of lawful men, spending one mark thereon unless it can be done for less. Oct. 19. Liberate to Nicholas de Synos 281. 3s. 4d. for 13 tuns of Gascon Westminster. wine, and to John Pelet 71. 12s. for 4 tuns of wine, bought of them in Boston fair by the hands of Robert de Dacre. Liberate to John de Frethorn 10 marks as an imprest on his wages. By Philip Luvel, by order of the earl. Allocate to Henry de Bathonia, in his debts to the king, 50 marks due to him for Michaelmas term in the 38th year of the yearly fee of 100 marks which he receives to maintain himself in the king's service. Liberate to Clement de Welles and Robert Coby, chaplains, their wages (as on p. 177) from Michaelmas in the 38th year till Easter following. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to carry John de Berkhamsted, detained in the king's prison of Norhampton for forgery of the king's money, whereof he is accused (rettatus), to London under a sure guard for delivery to the keeper of the king's gaol of Niwegate, who is ordered to receive him. Oct. 28. Allocate to John de Sumercote, keeper of the exchange, in the Windsor. issues thereof, 27s. 8d. spent in making 24 silver spoons for the king's children dwelling in the castle of Windesores. Allocate to Stephen de Feugeres, keeper of the lands of the countess of Eu (Com' Augi) in England, in the issues thereof, 3861. 6s. 8d. delivered to the keepers of the king's works at Windesores to carry out those works.

Page  182 ( 182 39 HENRY III. No. 31.* Liberate de anno regis Henrici tercii tricesimo nono facte coram consilio suo in Anglia dum fuit in partibus Wasconie. 1254. MEMBRANE 14. Oct. 29. Allocate to Gilbert de Preston, in his debts to the king, 201. Windsor. remaining due to him for Michaelmas term in the [38th] year of the yearly fee of 401. which he receives to maintain himself in the king's service. To Godfrey de Lyston. Contrabreve to pay weekly to Henry, fitter of the king's crossbows, his wages of 5d. daily from Michaelmas in the 38th year to Easter following. To the same. Contrabreve to pay to four of the king's serjeants dwelling in garrison in the castle of Windesores their wages of 9d. each daily for the same period. To the sheriff of Salop and Stafford. Contrabreve to pay to Meredith son of Richard, who has lost his lands in Wales through his service to the king, 101. for Michaelmas term in the 38th year of the yearly fee of 201. granted to him during pleasure to maintain himself in the king's service. Nov. 1. Liberate to Bernard de Bailloll 10 marks arrears for Easter Westminster. term in the 38th year of his yearly fee of 20 marks. Allocate to Stephen de Feuger', for the whole time during which he had the keeping of the lands late of the countess of Eu (Augy) and William de Keu, in the issues thereof, 9d. daily for the livery of the king's constable of Tykehill and 20s. yearly for his robe; 4d. daily for the livery of the porter (janitoris) and watchman there, and 20s. yearly for their robes; 7d. daily for the livery of a serjeant keeping the manor of Burghes and the rape of Hastinges, and 208. yearly for his robes; 2d. daily for the livery of a serjeant keeping the manor and hundred of Wylitton, and 1 mark yearly for his robes; and ld. daily for the livery of a serjeant keeping the manor of Elham. Nolv. 4. Liberate to Henry de Hastinges 10 marks and to Geoffrey de Westminster. Luscy 5 marks as imprest on their wages. * The writs on this roll are tested by Richard earl of Cornwall down to December 26, and afterwards by the king.

Page  183 39 HENRY III. 183 1254. Membrane 14-cont. Liberate to Eymo Turbert, constable of Windesores, and Simon de Wycumb, keepers of the king's children dwelling at Windesores, 201. to pay the expenses of the said children. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to pay to William de Chabbeneys his arrears for Michaelmas term in the [38th] year, being 151. and 201. (as on p. 154). Note that he has his whole fee last year for the following terms down to Easter in the 39th year. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to admit Philip and Richard de Caundovere the king's huntsmen, whom he is sending to take 100 wild boars and sows in the forest of De[ne]; and to salt the game and carry it to Westminster for delivery to Edward de Westm'. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to salt 100 bucks which William Luvel and Henry de Caundovere will take in the forest of Bradene, and carry them to Westminster as above. To Godfrey de Lyston, keeper of the king's manor of Keniton. Contrabreve to repair and thatch the king's buildings and walls at Kenyton without delay where necessary, so that on the king's arrival in England no defect may be found therein for which he should betake himself seriously to him; the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 4 tuns of wine, to be delivered at Westminster by John de Gysorc' the king's chamberlain of London, to Windesores for delivery to Eymo Turbert, constable, and Simon de Wycumb, clerk, keepers of the king's children there, for the children's use. Nov. 7. Allocate to John de Turbervill, sheriff of Oxford and Berks, in Westminster. the issues of his counties, 121. 12s. 11ld. for 30 oxen, and 65s. 2d. for 26 pigs, bought against the feast of St. Edward which was in 15 days from Michaelmas. To John de Hanneberge and Peter de Legh, bailiffs of Wodestok. Contrabreve to repair the king's buildings and gutters at Wodestok where necessary, spending 100s. thereon by view and testimony of lawful men, unless they can be repaired for less. Liberate to Richard de Ewelle 131. 9s. lid. for purchase and shearing of cloths for robes for Richard the chaplain, Simon de Wycumb, clerk, Master Godwin the cook, six yeomen, and a washerwoman, dwelling with the king's children at Windesores, for the term of Whitsuntide in the 38th year, and for a coverlet

Page  184 184 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1254. Membrane 14-cont. of scarlet bought the same year for the king's niece dwelling there; and 41. 15s. 7d. for 8 ells of blue cloth bought for two capes (capas) for Margaret the king's daughter and the king's niece, and a camlet (camelino) bought for winter robes for Edmund the king's son, the king's two daughters, his said niece, and Henry de Lascy, all dwelling at Windesores, in Michaelmas term in that year, and for shearing the said cloths and carrying them from Winchester to London. Nov. 14. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to carry 2,000 Westminster. of wax, to be taken in this fair at Norhampton and delivered to them by Richard de Ewelle and John de Stratford, to the New Temple at London for delivery to the preceptor, who is commanded to receive them. Liberate to Master Henry the king's surgeon 51 marks and 12d. for Michaelmas term in the 38th year of the yearly fee of 101. granted to him at the Exchequer till the king shall make provision for him in lands of that value. Note that from his said fee there is deducted 51s. 4d. yearly for certain houses which the king gave him in the city of London. Liberate to Geoffrey Gacelyn, brother and executor of William Gacelyn, 101. which William should have received at Easter in the 38th year of the yearly fee of 101. granted to him to maintain himself so long as he should be in the king's service. Nov. 18. Liberate to John de Wyvill 20 marks for Easter term in the Westminster. 38th year, and the like for Michaelmas term following, being arrears of the yearly fee of 40 marks which he receives for sitting at the Exchequer of the Jews. Liberate to Geoffrey Gacelyn 141. arrears of his wages while in the king's service in Gascony down to the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains, reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk; 14s. arrears if William Gacelyn his brother, deceased; and 7s. arrears of Gumbald de Duras and Geoffrey le Baneur, and 70s. for arrears of wages of Richard de Drumare, all for the same time. Allocate to Henry de la Mare, keeper of the castle and manor of Merleberge, in the farm of the manor, 50 marks for Michaelmas term in the 38th year of the yearly fee of 100 marks granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service. Liberate to Simon Passelewe 2,000 marks to bring to meet the king at Paris.

Page  185 39 HENRY III. 185 1254. Membrane 14-cont. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to levy 25 marks of the issues of the eyre in the county, and pay them to Roger de Wytestre to maintain himself in the office of the king's justice down to Easter next. The like for William Le Bretun. Nov. 19. Liberate to Simon Passelewe 20 marks for his expenses in Westminster. taking the king's treasure to meet the king at Paris. To the bailiffs of Windesores. Contrabreve to pay 13 marks out of the farm of their town to Eymo Turbert, constable of the castle of Windesores, to widen and repair a ditch in the castle. Allocate to Roger de Haverhulle, in the issues of the exchange of Ireland while he had the keeping thereof, 40 marks arrears of the 40 marks which he should have received during that time to maintain himself in the said office. Nov. 20. Liberate to John de Westbur' 30s. 81d. spent in offerings and Westminster. other small expenses of Mary de Ferrariis the king's niece from the feast of St. Margaret in the 38th year till Saturday, the morrow of St. Edmund the martyr following; and half a mark to meet his expenses during his illness in London. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to carry to the Tower of London the cloths as well of wool as of silk and the furs which John de Stratford and Richard de Ewelle will deliver to him for the king. To the sheriff of Buckingham. Contrabreve to levy 25 marks of the issues of the last eyre in the county and pay them to William Trussel (as in the sixth entry above). The like to the sheriff of Essex concerning Alan de Wassaund. The like for Giles de Erdintone. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to pay 251. without delay to Henry de Bretton for Michaelmas term in the 38th year of the yearly fee of 501. granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service. To the sheriff of Buckingham. Contrabreve to levy 25 marks of the issues of the last eyre in his county and pay it to Nicholas de Hadlo (as in the eighth entry above). To brother Robert de Maneby, William de Axem', and Master John de Chishulle, keepers of the bishopric of Ely. Contrabreve to sow out of the issues of the bishopric the lands thereof which remain to be sown.

Page  186 186 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1254. Membrane 14-cont. Nov. 24. Liberate to Roger de Leyburn 20 marks for Michaelmas term W[estminster]. in the 38th year of the yearly fee of 40 marks granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service till the king shall make provision for him in lands of that value out of his wards or escheats. Liberate to John de Norhampton, citizen of London, 1001. to buy furs for the king against his arrival in England. Liberate to Richard de Rokesle 38s. for a hundred of wax bought of him for the king's children dwelling at Windesores [by the hand of Philip Luvel, treasurer] * in the 38th year. By Philip Luvel. MEMBRANE 13. Nov. 24. Allocate to William de Esseby and Robert de Linton,t sheriffs Westminster. of London, in the farm of the city, 311. 14s. 5id. spent in purchase of bread, flour, canvas, napkins, towels, boars (braonibus), cranes, fish, salt, and other things against the celebration of the feast of St. Edward last past. To the sheriff of Hereford. Contrabreve to spend up to 100s. by view and testimony of lawful men in mending the hall and chamber in the king's castle of Hereford. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to let John Malemort, maker of the king's quarrels at St. Briavels, have materials etc. (as on p. 89). To the sheriff of Surrey. Contrabreve to let Ellis Maunsel have 2d. daily from Michaelmas in the 38th year till Easter following for keeping the park of Geudeford. Nov. 30. To the sheriff of Buckingham. Contrabreve to levy 25 marks Westminster. of the issues of the last eyre in the county and pay them to Robert de Shotin[den] (as on m. 14, 13th entry from foot). The like for John de Cave. The like to the sheriff of Bedford to levy 30 marks for Master Simon de Wautton. To the sheriff of Cambridge. Contrabreve to levy without delay the amercements of 10 marks each imposed on Nicholas de Chilman, Leoneus Duning', and Peter Wulward before the king's council resident in England for not producing Eustace son of Adam Duning, a malefactor, and John Wulward, whom * Cancelled by dots underneath. t These names are replaced by others in the printed list of sheriffs.

Page  187 39 HENRY III. 187 1254. Membrane 13-cont. they had bailed, and pay them to Nicholas de Turri in lieu of 201. which he should have received at Michaelmas in the 38th year of the 401. which he receives yearly to maintain himself in the king's service. Cancelled quia aliter inferius (13th entry below). Liberate to Ralph de Ausy and Alice his wife 20s. to pay the rent of their dwelling for the 39th year. Dec. 1. Allocate to William de Micheldevere, in the farm of co. Surrey Westminster. while he was sheriff, 15s. 4d. spent in escorting the king's treasure. To the sheriff of Norfolk. Contrabreve to receive ten swans which Roger de Turkelby has given to the king at his manor of Aldeby, and carry them to Canterbury or Westminster by two days before Christmas at latest, according as he hears that the king is going to celebrate that feast. Dec. 4. Liberate to Bartholomew de Sarr', yeoman of the queen's Westminster. butlery, for life the 3d. daily which Burnel formerly the king's carpenter used to receive during his life. Dec. 6. Liberate to Pelerin the Gascon (Gasconico) 161. for 10 tuns of Ospringe. wine, to Peter de Burgo 71. 10s. for 5 tuns, to Peter de Pergus 25 marks for.... tuns, to Bernard de Puteo 241. for 16 tuns, to Bertram de Palacio 35 marks for 14 tuns, to Peter de Germez 172 marks for 7 tuns, and to...... de Gailac 91. for 6 tuns, all taken from them for the king by the hand of John de Gisorc', his chamberlain of London, in the 38th year. To the sheriff of Norfolk. Contrabreve to repair where necessary the barrier (garioll') and palisade round the king's castle of Norwich, which were lately blown down by the wind, [the cost to be credited] by view. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry to Canterbury under a sure guard the king's wardrobe, which Bonacius de Melane, Richard de Ewelle, Andrew Puinnaunt and the clerk of Roger the tailor will prepare and deliver, for delivery there to Bonacius and Richard or one of them by ten or eight days before Christmas at latest. Dec. 15. Liberate to Oliver de Asprevill 100s. of the king's gift. Canterbury. By earl Richard. Dec. 20. Liberate to Edward de Westm' 40s. for the silver for the Dover. king's seal of Gascony, 35s. to pay for work on the seal, 241. to pay for the king's alms at Westminster on the feast of St. Ed[ward] which was in 15 days from Michael

Page  188 188 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1254. Membrane 13-cont. mas in the 37th year, and 111. 16s. 9d. to pay for the king's purveyances against the [same] feast; to brother Lewis de Ispannia 61s. 8d. to buy a cup of the king's gift; to Simon Passelewe 21s. to pay for the carriage of the king's treasure to Portem' at St. Peter's Chains in the 38th year; to Richard de Ewelle..1. to make purchases for the king in divers fairs against his arrival in England; to Eymo, constable of Windesores, and Simon de Wycumb, keepers of the king's children dwelling at Windesores, 271. 10s. 9d. to pay the children's expenses; and to Andrew Poyn[ant] 20s. to make certain small purveyances for the wardrobe against the king's arrival in England. To John de Sumercote, keeper of the exchange. Contrabreve to pay 45 marks without delay to Thomas Abelin out of the king's share of the issues of the exchange to make certain small purchases for the king against the coming Christmas, and to pay for the carriage of wines taken for the king against the same feast. To Sampson de Bremegrave, bailiff of Feckenham. Contrabreve to repair where necessary the king's stew at Feckenham with 8 oaks of 'wertwode' and 30 cartloads of thorns from the pasture (la Berse) to be delivered by Ernald de Bosco, justice of the forest. Dec. 26. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to carry the king's wardrobe Dover. which is at Canterbury to the Tower of London without delay under a sure guard for delivery to John de Stratford [and] Richard de Ewelle. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to pay 201. to Nicholas de Turri (as in 13th entry above) out of the fines and amercements made before the king and his council residing in England for which the summons has reached the sheriff. Dec. 30. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to rack two tuns of the Faversham. king's wines at Suttun without delay and carry them to Lesnes by the Circumcision or early the following morning against the king's arrival. Mandate to the master of the hospital of Suttun to permit the bearer of these presents to deal with the wines accordingly. 1255. Jan. 1. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to carry the whale which Rochester. lately ran ashore at Middelton to Westminster without delay for delivery to the keeper of the king's larder. Allocate to Ralph de Arderne, sheriff of Essex, in the issues of the county, 28s. spent in the carriage of 94 bucks from Havering to Canterbury against Christmas last, and in guarding them on the way.

Page  189 39 HENRY III. 189 1255. Membrane 13-cont. Jan. 4. Allocate to Reynold de Cobeham, sheriff of Kent, in the issues Westminster. of the county, 71. 5s. spent in making 8 bridges and 40 hurdles for the king's ship against his voyage from Whitsaund to England. Liberate to William de Esse the king's watchman during his life the 3Id. daily which Maud late the wife of Vilanus de Fossato used to receive of the king's fixed alms, and which the king has granted to him for life to receive for his maintenance as Maud did. Jan. 8. To the bailiffs of Norhampton. Contrabreve to let the wife of Westminster. Nicholas de Sancto Mauro have a tun of wine of the king's gift out of the farm of their town. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to carry all the king's venison which is in his keeping at Winchester to the king without delay. Allocate to John de Hanneberge and Peter de Legh, bailiffs of Wodestok, in the farm of their bailiwick, 119s. 5d. spent in making a limekiln (rogum) for the king's works at Wodestok, as the king is informed by an inquisition made by the sheriff of Oxford. MEMBRANE 12. Jan. 10. Liberate to Robert Cornevill and Thomas de Brampton, Westminster. serjeants of the king's chapel, 75q. for 90 pounds of wax which they found for sealing the king's writs when he was last in Gascony, as reckoned by Roger de Messenden, king's clerk. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 8 tuns of wine to Merton and 8 to Kenyton to be kept for the king's use out of 16 which John de Sumerset will deliver. Jan. 12. Allocate to John de Lexinton, keeper of the king's manor of Westminster. Pikering, in the issues thereof, 531. (?) 6s. 8d. for his expenses in going to the parts of Scotland on the king's errand on several occasions after the king's last voyage to Gascony. Liberate to John de Swineford, king's clerk, 101. arrears for Michaelmas term last of his yearly fee of 201. Allocate to Arnald de Bosco, justice of the forest, in the farm of his bailiwick in co. Northampton, 20 marks for the expenses which he is about to incur in going on the king's errand to the parts of Scotland. Cancelled quia redditum fuit breve.

Page  190 190 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 12-cont. Allocate to John de Lessinton,* (as in the third entry above) 50s. paid to a chaplain celebrating divine service in the king's chapel at Scardeburg as a year's wages from the feast of St. Valentine in the 37th year, and 50s. as his wages for the following year. Liberate to Wygger de Lubek 104s. 6d. for 11 timbers of byse (bissis) and 381. 19s. for 1900 pounds of wax, to Jerkin Wygger 121. 6s. 10d. for a thousand of byse and half a thousand of red (russorum) byse, to Paul de Gutlaunde 72s. for 12 timbers of red byse and 331. 16s. 6d. for 1650 pounds of wax, to Hugh le Lung 62s. 4d. for 11 timbers of red byse and 141. 7s. for 700 pounds of wax, to Ludbriht 131. 2s. 6d. for 2,000 red byse, to John Balke 151. for 1,000 byse and 81. 4s. for 400 pounds of wax, to Frederick de Colonia 201. 10s. for 1,000 pounds of wax, to Lewis de Susak 121. 6s. for 600 pounds of wax, to Hildebrand de Esthuse 141. 6s. for 700 pounds of wax, to John de Brilo 451. 2s. for 2200 pounds of wax, to Peregrine de Susak 231. 11s. 6d. for 1150 pounds of wax, to Ernulph de Herie 71. 3s. 6d. for 350 pounds of wax, and to John de Luvers 35s. 9d. for 51- pounds of wax, bought for the king at London against Christmas last by the hands of Andrew Poynnaunt, John de Norhampton, and Richard de Ewelle. By Philip Luvel. Liberate to Richard de Walebrok 211. 13s. 82d. for 385 pounds of pepper and 386 pounds of ginger, and 46s. 4d. for 12 pounds of setwall (cqtewaut), 4 pounds of mace (maces), and 16 pounds of sugar of Alexandria, bought as above. By Philip Luvel. To John de Lessintone, keeper of the king's manor of Pykering. Contrabreve to find a chaplain in the king's chapel of Scardeburgh and another in his chapel of Pykering, to pay 50s. yearly wages to each of them so long as he has the keeping of the manor, and to buy books, vestments, a chalice, cruets, and all other things needed for celebration of divine service in the chapel of Pykering. Jan. 12. To Godfrey de Lyston, keeper of the king's manors of Kocham Westminster. and Bray. Contrabreve to let Master James, keeper of the queen's wardrobe, have 40 marks on sight hereof to pay her expenses. The like to Gilbert de Tegula, bailiff of Windesores, to pay 20 marks out of the farm of the town of Windesores. Jan. 13. Allocate to John de Sumercote, keeper of the exchange, in the Westminster. issues thereof, 2001. delivered in the wardrobe to Aubrey de Fiscanno and Peter de Winton, clerks thereof, on the feast of St. Hilary in the 39th year. * Lexinton in nuargin.

Page  191 39 HENRY III. 191 1255. Membrane 12-cont. Liberate to William de Los 121. 7s. 6d. for arrears of his wages while with the king on his service in Gascony; to Lubaud de Rochechivard 71. 7s. 8d. for the like and 8 marks 11s. 4d. for a horse which the king bought for him in Gascony; to William Reller 161. 5s. 2d., and to Ralph de Lingner' 71. 2s., for like arrears of wages; to Ingram de Vilers 71. for the like, and 70s. to the use of Henry de Vilers for the like; and to Bartholomew de Fontibus 20 marks for horses lost on the king's service in Gascony, 71. for arrears as above, and 70s. to the use of William de Vernail for like arrears. Jan. 16. Allocate to Hugh Gargat, in the issues of his bailiwick, 100 marks Merton. delivered in the wardrobe at Merton to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Friday after St. Hilary in the 39th year. Allocate to Ralph de Arderne, sheriff of Essex and Herts, in the farm of those counties, 55s. 4d. spent in purchase of hens, fowls (volatilibus), and eggs in his bailiwick for the king against the feast of St. Edward in the 39th year. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 100 tuns of wine to Westminster, 10 to Mertone, 10 to Kenyton, 50 to Windesores, 4 to St. Albans, 4 to Bernewelle, 6 to Wautham, and 4 to Havering, to place in the king's cellars there, out of 188 to be taken for the king and delivered by John de Gisorc' the king's chamberlain of London. Jan. 19. Allocate to John de Doddeker and Thomas Chicche, bailiffs of Merton. Canterbury, in the farm of the city, 121. for 6 tuns of wine bought against the king's arrival in England and delivered to John de Sumerset and other the king's butlers when the king was last at Canterbury. Liberate to William de Wytsaund, without fail, laying aside all impediment and delay, 1151. 16s. 5d. custom and transit-dues (paagio) due for the king and his men and all who crossed at his cost at Wytsaund, *[and for the ships] which (quas) the king hired to ship his people to Dover, and for the freight of 27 tuns of wine carried from Wytsaund to London. To Martin de Chaumflur. Contrabreve to pay 60 marks without delay for the king's works at Guldeford to the keepers thereof out of the issues of the king's manors of Maurdin and Lugwardyn while he had the keeping of those manors. * There is no gap, but it would appear from the sense that certain words have not been copied.

Page  192 192 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 12-cont. Jan. 19. Allocate to the bailiffs of Lincoln, in the farm of their city, Merton. 661. 16s. 8d. for 8 scarlet cloths (viij scarlettis) which they brought thence to London and delivered them to Roger Tailor (Scissori) and Bonacius Lumbard to make the liveries of the wardrobe. Liberate to Walter Pedeargent the younger, merchant of Douay, 751. 4s. 2d.; to Walter Pedeargent the elder and Waubert Waubeyn, merchants of Douay, 1141. Os. 8d.; and to John Alard and John Bardolf, merchants of Ypres, 681. 4s. 8d.; all for cloths taken from them in the last fairs of Norhampton and St. Edmund's by the hands of Richard de Ewell and John de Stratford, who delivered them to Roger Tailor and Bonacius Lumbard to make the king's liveries. Liberate to James le Gunteneys 151. 13s. 4d., to Roger de Rucham 46s. 8d., to John de Norhampton, citizen of London, 381. 3s., to Alan de Bratton 191. 10s. 8d., to Anketill de Auvern 51s., to Ralph Smith (Fabro) 48s. 3d., to Nicholas Adrian 8s. 81d., to Henry le Paumer 9s. 4d., and to Richard de Rotomago and his partner 103s. 6d., for furs, cushions, silken cloths wrought with gold and of Larest (de aresta), hangings (tapetis), canvas, cords, and hair-cloths (heyris), all taken from them in the above fairs and the city of London by the hands of Richard de Ewell and John de Stratford against the king's arrival in England and delivered in the wardrobe to Roger Tailor and Bonacius Lumbard. takers of the king's cloths. Liberate to Richard de Walebroc 211. 13s. 8d. for 385 pounds of pepper and 386 pounds of ginger bought of him for the king in the 39th year by Andrew Poynaunt, clerk of the wardrobe. Allocate to Roger de Haverhull, in the issues of the exchange of Ireland while he was keeper thereof, 4001. delivered to H. bishop of Ossory, treasurer of Ireland, by order of the queen and of R. earl of Cornwall the king's brother when they were keepers of the kingdom of England, and 1071. 16s. 9jd. delivered to the same treasurer by the like order on Roger's departure from Ireland; the bishop's letters patent witnessing the payments to be retained in the Exchequer. By Philip Lovel, John le Fraunceys, and Edward de Westm'. To the sheriff of Warwick. Contrabreve to pay to Adam de Aston 25s. arrears of his wages at 12d. daily for 25 days from the feast of St. Stephen last to that of St. Fabian and St. Sebastian, both days included. Jan. 20. Liberate without fail to Rocholf de Swania and Henry his Merton. comrade, who have come to the king to receive the belt of knight

Page  193 39 HENRY III. 193 1255. Membrane 12-cont. hood from him, 40s. of the king's gift for their expenses, setting aside all delay and impediment. Jan. 24. To Godfrey de Liston, keeper of the manor of Keniton. Kempton. Contrabreve to repair the bays of the king's stew of Keniton where necessary, the cost to be credited by view and testimony of lawful men. Jan. 25. To the same. Contrabreve to let Master James, keeper of the Windsor. queen's wardrobe, have 201. to pay her (his?) expenses. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to repair and roof where necessary the king's buildings and walls outside Oxford castle, that is, the king's chamber and chapel, the kitchen, saucery, scullery, and hen-house (puletriam), the great gate, the chamber of Edward the king's son, the queen's wardrobe, and the furthest chamber of the servants, with the needful walls and locks; the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks of the king's gift without delay to Reynold de Drumare for the maintenance of himself and his wife. To the sheriff of Northumberland. Contrabreve to pay 15 marks without delay to Robert de la Barre for a horse bought by him for the king. To the sheriff of Norfolk. Contrabreve to carry to Westminster without delay, whole and undiminished, part of the whale which drove ashore lately in the harbour of the manor of Brannecestr' while the abbey of Rames' was void and in the king's hand, which part the abbot's bailiff there will deliver by tally of the number of pieces between him and the sheriff, for delivery to the keeper of the king's larder at Westminster. Mandate to the bailiff accordingly. Jan. 26. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to pay to Ingram de Percy Windsor. without delay 91. 16s. arrears of his wages while with the king in Gascony, as reckoned by Ralph Lof, clerk of the marshalsea. Feb. 28. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to buy 2,000 boards Westminster. without delay in London and bring them to Windesores for delivery to the constable of the castle to make certain wainscots there. Jan. 27. Liberate to John de Bifeld 116s. for lambskin trimmings bought Windsor. of him in the fair of Norhampton, and to Bartholomew le Mercer 102s. 5d. for napkins and towels bought of him in the fair of St. 13-(22)

Page  194 194 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 12-cont. Edmund, all bought by the hands of Roger the tailor and Richard de Ewell. To the sheriff of Surrey. Contrabreve to pay 50s. a year so long as he is sheriff to a chaplain ministering in the chapel of the hospital of St. Thomas at Guldeford for his usual wages. To the sheriff of Berks. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks of the king's gift to Sibilla Giffard. Jan. 28. To the sheriff of Surrey. Contrabreve to carry to the king 10 Windsor. does to be delivered by Robert de Edmundesthorp, who will tf.ke them in the king's park of Guldeford. MEMBRANE 11. Jan. 28. To Hugh Garget, keeper of the manor of Gillingham. ContraWindsor. breve to let Reynold de Drumare have 71. worth of corn according to the valuation of corn usual in those parts, in lieu of 71. arrears of his wages while in the king's service in Gascony down to the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains last, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffurn), king's clerk. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to buy 200 iron bars (esperdutas) in his bailiwick without delay and carry them to Windesores for delivery to the keepers of the king's works there to carry out those works. To the sheriff of Oxford and Berks. Contrabreve to pay 25 marks without delay to the constable of Windesores and other keepers of the king's works there to carry out those works. To Godfrey de Liston. Contrabreve to pay to five chaplains ministering in the king's chapels of Windesores their wages of 25s. each from Michaelmas in the 38th year till Easter following out of the issues of his bailiwick, as they each receive 50s. yearly. Feb. 3. Liberate to Philip Lovel, treasurer, and Edward de Westm' Westminster. 17 marks for two gold buckles, the one bought for St. Edward and the other for St. Edmund, of the king's new gift. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to cause six of the king's heron-falcons and four of Edward the king's son, which are in the keeping of Ralph de Erlham, to be mewed at Geytinton, finding necessaries for them and certain greyhounds and livery for a groom (as on p. 103) as long as the falcons are in moult.

Page  195 39 HENRY III. 195 1255. Membrane 1 l-cont. Feb. 7. Liberate to Edward [? de Westm'] 10 marks spent in purchase Westminster. of a cope of samite of the king's gift for John, prior of Newburgh, the king's chaplain. Liberate to William Hasard, formerly yeoman of Ralph de Haya, 2 marks of the king's gift which the king while in Gascony ordered Philip Lovel to pay him, and which he did not get. Allocate to W. bishop of Worcester, in his debts to the king, 25 marks paid to Master Peter de Teyo of the king's gift. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to let John Malemort, forger of the king's quarrels at St. Briavels, have iron, coal, lard, bran, wood, a millstone, and barrels to hold (impennandos in error for imponendos) the quarrels as he shall see fit and as John has been used to have them, from the time when he himself received the keeping of the castle so long as he retains it. Feb. 10. Liberate to Master Henry the versifier during his life the 3d. Westminster. daily which the king had granted to John de Corbye, ceasing the payments to John, and paying any arrears due to him to Henry. Liberate to Bertram de Crioyl 81. for 4 tuns of wine taken from him and consumed (expensis) in the household when the king was last at Dover, and to Adam Champeneys of Withsand 41. for 2 tuns taken from him and consumed in the household when the king was last at Canterbury. By Drew de Barentin, steward. Liberate to Peter de Saltu 341. for 17 tuns of wine, and to Vigeros' de Bro 40s. for 1 tun, taken from them against the king's arrival in England by the hands of Richard Oysel, king's clerk, 12 tuns whereof were sent to Dover castle, and the other six consumed in the household when the king was last at Canterbury. To the bailiffs of Brehull. Contrabreve to pay 201. to Richard de Hurel and Joan his wife for the share falling to her by inheritance of the serjeanty late of Geoffrey de Bagesete in the forest of Windesores, which the king has bought (comparavimus) from them and the other heirs of Geoffrey together with the land of Bagesete. Feb. 10. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to pay 17 marks to Ingram Westminster. de Percy for horses lost in the king's service in Gascony and Schedule. testified by John de Grey and Drew de Barentin the king's stewards. Feb. 16. To the justices of the Jews. Allocate to Elias le Eveske and Westminster. Aaron son of Abraham, king's Jews of London, in the first term of

Page  196 196 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane I 1-cont. the tallage of 10,000 marks assessed on the commonalty of the king's Jews in England, 140 marks of silver which they spent in purchase of a cameo (kamauto) bought for the king in London. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to buy a tun of wine and deliver it to the abbot of Netley (loco Sancti Edwardi), as the king has granted him one yearly by charter to celebrate divine service in his house. Feb. 18. Liberate to Eschivat, count of Bigorre, 20 marks of the king's Westminster. gift. Feb. 19. Liberate to Master Nicholas de Plimpton yearly 25 marks at the Westminster. Easter Exchequer and 25 marks at that of Michaelmas, granted to him till the king shall make more abundant provision for him. Allocate to John de Sumercote, keeper of the exchange, in the issues thereof, 1131. 6s. 8d. delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Friday before St. Peter's Chair in the 39th year. To the keeper of the exchange of London. Contrabreve to pay to John Silvestr' 81. which he delivered by order of Peter Chaceporc, formerly keeper of the wardrobe, and Edward de Westm' to Henry de Frowik to make a silver ewer thereof for the king's daughter Margaret queen of Scotland. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to enclose (percludi) the park of Edward the king's son at Freytmauntell, the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Salop. Contrabreve to pay 2 marks to the friars of Coulan' dwelling at Shrewsbury to buy a chalice of the king's gift. Feb. 20. Liberate to Aldebrand Aldebrandini and his partners, merchants Westminster. of Siena, at the Easter Exchequer in the 39th year, 140 marks, whereof they promised to lend 100 beyond seas to the king's clerk Master Nicholas de Plumpton, and have already lent him 40 marks (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 399). To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to carry out the following works with speed, the cost to be credited by view:-The tower above the cellar (ultra bovam) in the king's castle of Winchester to be unroofed in order to raise the woodwork of the machicoulis (garritacionis) and re-roofed; the earth lying in the bailey to be taken out; the tower behind the hall, and the chamber of the

Page  197 39 HENRY III. 197 1255. Membrane 1 —cont. king's stewards, to be finished; and the king's kitchen and other buildings in the castle which need repair to be mended. Liberate to the abbot of Tyrun, 20 marks for Michaelmas term in the 38th year of the 20 marks granted to him yearly of the king's fixed alms. Feb. 20. Allocate to Bertram de Criollo, keeper of Dover castle, in his Westminster. account of stock received from the king to provision the castle, 827 quarters of wheat, 425 quarters of barley, 75 quarters of oats, 125 tuns of wine, and 50 pounds of wax of the said stock (d. libras de predicto instauro cere) reckoned and valued at the Exchequer on the Friday before St. Peter's Chair in the 39th year at 4061. 8s. lid., and granted to him in payment of that sum, balance of 4261. 13s. 4d. which he receives yearly for keeping the castle for Easter and Michaelmas terms in the 38th year. By the treasurer and barons. As the said balance is contained in writs of liberate which are in the hands of the treasurer and chamberlains, they are commanded to make no further payments on those writs. By the same. Feb. 24. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve, so long as he is sheriff, Westminster. to pay 10 marks yearly to Richard Foliot and Juliana his wife for their lives, that is, 5 marks at Easter and 5 marks at Michaelmas, and 5 marks yearly to the survivor for life (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 399). Feb. 26. Liberate to Gervase, usher of the queen's chapel, daily during his Westminster. life the 2d. which Nicholas le Someter used to receive while he lived. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to make a building without delay at the Tower for the king's elephant, 40 ft. long and 20 ft. wide, and to see that it is made of such fashion and of such strength as to be fit and necessary for other uses when required, the cost to be credited by view. March 1. Allocate to William Essewy and Robert de Lynton, formerly Westminster. sheriffs of London, in the farm of the city, 40s. spent in purchase of a hundredweight of wax for Edmund the king's son and the king's other children dwelling at Windesores, which they sent to them by John de Brummor, yeoman of the king's said son, in 15 days from Michaelmas in the 35th year. Liberate to Roger Dersett * 100s. yearly for life, that is, 50s. at the Easter Exchequer and 50s. at that of Michaelmas, granted * Desert in margin and in Patent Roll.

Page  198 198 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 11 -cont. to him for his maintenance because he was maimed in the king's service. To the sheriff of Surrey and Sussex. Contrabreve to carry the king's timber at Shaftebur' to Corf and let Master Gerard the king's engineer have what he needs to repair the bridge of the castle therewith, the cost to be credited by view. Afterwards this writ was given up. Cancelled. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to go in person to the Tower and view the defects thereof, and do the necessary repairs to all the buildings and turrets, the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks to Peter de Neyrford and 4 marks to Nicholas de Romes' for their expenses, as the king is sending them to despatch certain business in his forests. To the sheriff of Buckingham. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks to Simon Passelewe and 5 marks to Alexander de Hamden on the like account. To the sheriff of Stafford. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks to Henry de Helweton and 4 marks to John de Swyneford on the like account. MEMBRANE 10. Allocate to William de Assewy and Robert de Lynton, formerly sheriffs of London, in the farm of that town, 321. 188. 4d. spent on 311 oxen (xxxj bove et dim'), 10 boars (braonibus), 100 pigs, 456 fowls, 29 hares, 66 rabbits, 9 pheasants, 56 partridges, 68 woodcocks (wydecok), 39 plovers (pluver'), 6 lapwings (vanell'), a heron, and 300 eggs, bought for the king and delivered to W. de Whathamsted and J. de Suwerc his buyers against Christmas, and in carriage thereof from London to the king at Canterbury. March 2. Liberate to Richard de Funtenay, king's knight, yearly during Westminster. his life 50s. at the Easter Exchequer and 50s. at that of Michaelmas, which the king has granted to him for his maintenance because on account of his service to the king he has been disinherited of the lands and tenements in Normandy which should have descended to him by hereditary right. Liberate to Maud Pesche (?), formerly washerwoman of the king's pantry, lid. daily for life, which the king has granted to her for her maintenance.

Page  199 39 HENRY III. 199 1255. Membrane l0-cont. Liberate to John de Stratford, king's clerk, 40s. for his expenses in carrying the wardrobe from London to Canterbury against the king's arrival in England, and from Canterbury to London. March 4. Allocate to John de Sumercote, keeper of the exchange, in the Westminster. issues thereof, 15 marks, whereof he delivered 9 marks to William de Glouc' to make a brazier (calefactorium), a basin, and a mop (wispilionem) for the monks of Westminster, and the other 6 marks to Peter le Blund, constable of the Tower of London, to repair the king's crossbows there. Liberate to Peter Everard 20 marks for Easter term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 20 marks (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 402). To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to cause the king's gerfalcon which is in the keeping of Thomas de Hauvill to be mewed at Brikestok, finding for it Id. daily, and for its keeper lid. daily for his livery as long as it is in moult. To the sheriff of Essex and Herts. Contrabreve to send 120 marks to Westminster by Sunday in mid-Lent early in the morning out of the issues of co. Essex and of the last eyre in co. Herts, for delivery in the wardrobe to make certain purveyances for the king against Easter, in no way failing hereof as he loves himself and all that he has. March 5. Liberate to Cristiana, wife of Master Thomas the king's surgeon, Westminster. 1008. of the king's gift for her expenses while he was with the king on his service in Gascony. March 6. Liberate to Aldebrand Aldebrandini, merchant of Siena, 300 Westminster. marks which Guy de Russillun formerly the king's clerk received on loan in the king's name by the king's letters patent at the court of Rome from Boniface Bonseguur and Bonaventure Bernardini, merchants, Aldebrand's partners, to pursue certain difficult business there; the said letters patent to be received on payment. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay 61. 2s. 3d. to Robert de Sotebrok, king's yeoman, arrears of his wages from the Sunday after Ascension till Monday, the morrow of All Saints following, while he was with the king on his service in Gascony, as reckoned by Ralph Lof, clerk of the marshalsea. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to pay 2s. daily to Geoffrey de Leukenor from the Monday before mid-Lent till St. John the Baptist following for his expenses during that time in selling part of the king's woods in the forests beyond Trent, as

Page  200 200 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 10-cont. the king has appointed him for that purpose together with Richard de Shireburn, king's clerk. To the sheriff of Nottingham and Derby. The like for payment of 18d. daily to the said Richard. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to go in person to the anchoress of St. Margaret Pattens (Sancte Margarete de Patyns) to view her buildings and the defects thereof, and repair them where necessary (qua necessarie indigent), the cost to be credited by view and testimony of lawful men. To the same. Contrabreve to carry all the fish coming from Winchelse to London for the king, and also all the fish taken for him at London, as Henry Kingesonne and Adam Bruning will intimate more fully, to the king at St. Albans without delay. To the same. Contrabreve to carry 6 tuns of wine, which John de Gisorc' will deliver, to the king at St. Albans by Thursday for his breakfast. March 10. Liberate without further delay to the king's brother Geoffrey de St. Albans. Lezignan at the Easter Exchequer 3001. granted to him yearly till he shall have full seisin of all the lands granted to him in Ireland, and 50 marks due to him for arrears of his knights' wages and their losses of horses while he was with the king on his service in Gascony. Allocate to the men of Wich, in the farm of their town, 261. 10s. paid in the wardrobe at St. Albans to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Tuesday after St. Perpetua and St. Felicitas in the 39th year. March 13. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pay to John St. Albans. Walerand, king's clerk, at this Easter Exchequer 30 marks granted to him yearly at that Exchequer to maintain himself in the king's service till the king shall make more abundant provision for him. March 17. Liberate at the same Exchequer to Bartholomew le Bygod 100s. Waltham. of the 101. granted to him yearly as a fee, half at the Easter Exchequer and half at that of Michaelmas. Liberate without delay to Philip de Vallibus 201. for Michaelmas term in the 38th year, which sum he receives yearly as a fee, unless he has already had it by another writ of liberate under the seal which the king used in Gascony.

Page  201 39 HENRY III. 201 1255. Membrane 10-cont. To the sheriff of Herts. Contrabreve to repair the king's gaol at Hertford where necessary, the cost to be credited by view and testimony of lawful men. March 16. To the bailiff of Havering. Contrabreve to repair the walls Stratford. round the king's court at Havering out of the issues of the manor, the cost to be credited as above. March 19. Allocate to Ralph de Ardern, sheriff of Essex and Herts, in the Westminster. issues of the last eyre in co. Essex, 801. sterling delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Sunday after St. Chad, and 531. 6s. 8d. delivered in like manner on the Thursday after St. Gregory, both in the 39th year. March 21. To the sheriff of Surrey. Contrabreve to salt the 30 does which Westminster. the king ordered to be taken in his park of Guldeford against Easter, and carry them to Westminster against that feast. Westminster. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to let brother Giles the king's almoner have 330 pairs of shoes (as on p. 155) by the Tuesday before Palm Sunday to distribute among the poor against Easter. To the same. Contrabreve to carry 10 tuns of wine to Westminster, 8 to Merton, 10 to Kenyton, and 2 to Certes', to place in the king's cellars there, out of 30 to be delivered by John de Gysorc' the king's chamberlain of London. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to let brother Alan de Kancia the Templar and brother Peter Aucher and brother Simon Quarel his companions, whom the king is sending on his errand beyond seas, have safe and speedy transport at Dover for themselves and their men, horses, and harness. Liberate without delay to Dovein Petri, messenger of the king of Castile, 5 marks of the king's gift. March 24. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry to Windesores Westminster. for delivery to the queen's butlers there 20 tuns of wine which John de Gizorc' the king's chamberlain of London will take and deliver to them. March 25. Liberate to Artald de Sancto Romano, king's clerk, keeper of the Westminster. wardrobe, 1721. 3s. sterling to pay the king's expenses. Liberate without delay to Stephen de Salines 101. for the term of the coming Easter of his yearly fee of 201. By the queen.

Page  202 202 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 10-cont. Liberate to Master James the queen's treasurer 30 marks of the king's gift to maintain himself in the queen's service. Liberate without delay to the friars minors of Paris 30 marks of the king's gift to pay their debts. By the queen and brother H. de Cyr'. April 1. Liberate without delay to Roger de Messenden, king's clerk, Merton. 101. for the term of the coming Easter of his yearly fee of 201. (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 342). March 26. Liberate yearly to the brethren of the gild of Westminster who Westminster. are appointed to ring the great bells there 50s. at the Easter Exchequer and 50s. at that of Michaelmas (same Calendar, p. 403). These letters are patent. April 2. Liberate to the king's brother William de Valencia 1901. 6s. 6Jd. Merton. for Michaelmas term in the 38th year of his yearly fee of 5001., unless it has already been paid by another writ of liberate, and 1801. 6s. 6id. of the same fee for Easter term in the 39th year. Note that from his yearly fee of 5001. there are deducted yearly for the manor of Bampton 371., for that of Kentewell, 171., for that of Benham 241., for that of Colingeburn 321., and for that of Wykham late of W. de Buweles 101. if it was extended at that sum. From his fee of 500 marks there are deducted yearly for the manor of Corbrug 401., for the wardship of the lands late of Roger son of John 1401. 19s. 8d., for the dower of Ada de Bayloll, Roger's mother, which fell in afterwards, 111/. 6d., and for the wardship of the lands late of Isabel de Valoynes 501. 13s. 44d. Thus he is altogether quit of receiving the said 500 marks, and still remains in surplus of 91. 6s. 10Yd., which will be allowed on his fee of 5001. (Afterwards the king remitted this surplus by writ dated 1 October, which is enrolled on the Fine Roll) * (Excerpta e Rotulis Finium, II, 216). April 2. To Sampson de Bremesgrave, farmer of Fekham, Norton, and Merton. Bremesgrave. Contrabreve to pay 601. for the king's works at Guldeford to the keepers thereof. To the bailiff of Gillingham. Contrabreve to finish the king's buildings and chapel at Gillingham without delay, to put glass windows (vitrea) in the chapel, and repair and mend all defects, so that all may be well at the king's arrival, which, as he hopes, within 15 days from Trinity; the cost to be credited by view and testimony of lawful men. * Added afterwards.

Page  203 39 HENRY III. 203 1255. Membrane 10-cont. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay to B. de Criollo, constable of Dover, 21s. spent at the port of Dover on the transport of William Talyne, merchant, returning homewards. To the sheriff of Sussex. Contrabreve to buy two cartloads of iron in his bailiwick without delay and let the keepers of the king's works at Guldeford have them to carry out those works. MEMBRANE 9. April 3. Allocate to John de Somerkote, keeper of the exchange, in the Merton. issues thereof, 931. 6s. 8d. delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on Thursday, the feast of the Annunciation in the 39th year. Liberate to Geoffrey de Lezignan the king's brother 40 marks which he lately lent the king to hand over to William de Trubbevil, going on the king's errand to Ireland. April 5. Liberate without delay to the king's cousin (consobrino) William Merton. de Chavenny 200 marks for Michaelmas term in the 38th year of his yearly fee of 200 marks, and 45 marks arrears of wages while with the king on his service in Gascony, as reckoned by Peter Chaceporc, formerly treasurer; to William de Noylliaco 40 marks for the same term granted to him yearly as a fee; and to Geoffrey de Cerys 15 marks for the same term granted in like manner; but payment must first be made of the sums due to Simon de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, and on oath to divers merchants for divers debts. Allocate to John de Plessetis, earl of Warwick, constable of the king's castle of Devizes, in the issues of the castle, the manors thereto belonging, and the forests of Chippenham and Melkesham, 201. for the 38th year, granted to him yearly so long as he shall have the keeping of the Tower of London. Liberate without delay to Henry de Hasting, who is in the king's ward, 431. 9s. 9jd. arrears of his wages from Easter in the 38th year till Christmas Eve in the 39th year, acquitting him of 25 marks imprest on his wages while the king was in Gascony, because it was deducted therefrom. Liberate to Hugh Chacepork 30 marks for Michaelmas term in the 38th year of his yearly fee of 30 marks, after payment of other debts (as in the third entry above). Liberate without delay to Girard, count of Armagnac and Fezensac, 50 marks sterling of the hundred marks granted to him yearly as a fee at the Easter Exchequer.

Page  204 204 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 9-cont. Liberate to Richard de Muneto 40 marks granted to him at the Easter Exchequer, and 141. 3s. 4d. arrears of his wages while with the king in his train (sequicio) in Gascony with two other knights, as the king has retained in his own hands the letters obligatory under his seal of Gascony which Richard had for the said arrears. Liberate without delay to Thomas Watath, William le Convers, and their comrades, archers, 301. 5s. 4d. arrears of their wages while with the king on his service in Gascony, as he has retained in his own hands the letters obligatory therefor as above. Allocate to Henry de Bathonia, in his debts to the king, 50 marks remaining due for Easter term in the 39th year of the yearly fee of 100 marks which he receives to maintain himself in the king's service. April 5. Liberate without delay to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper of Merton. the wardrobe, 500 marks for the expenses of the household and to buy the king's robes. Liberate without delay 500 marks for the works of the church of Westminster and 1,000 marks to the said Artald for expenses. Vacated quia non habuit. April 7. Allocate to Nicholas de Henred, sheriff of Oxford, in the issues Windsor. of the county, 14 marks wherewith he bought a horse and delivered it to the king's brother Geoffrey de Lezignan of the king's gift. Liberate to Drew de Barenty (sic) 40 marks spent in provisioning two castles in Gascony by view of S. de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, and Nicholas de Molis when the earl was seneschal of Gascony. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to pay 121. 16s. to William le Moyne and another knight, being arrears of their wages while with the king on his service in Gascony down to the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, unless they have had the money before by another writ of computabitur under the king's seal of Gascony. April 7. Liberate to Ellis Barbe and Raymond Makayn 2601. 10s. for Windsor. 114 tuns of purchased wine and 4 tuns of prisage-wine, to Ralph Hardel 81. for 4 tuns purchased, to Richard Pykard 70s. for 2 tuns purchased, to Robert de Garcicherch 105s. for 3 tuns purchased, to John Muffard 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine, to Peter Auger 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine, to William Frere 161. 13s. for 9

Page  205 39 HENRY III. 205 1255. Membrane 9-cont. tuns purchased, to Martin Ma. ryn 111. 2s. for 6 tuns purchased, to William Bydau Xeyre 221. 4s. for 12 tuns purchased, to Pelerin Peyset 431. 168. for 19 tuns purchased and 2 tuns of prisage-wine, to Peter Pyncak and Ernald his partner 331. 10s. for 14 tuns purchased, and 2 tuns of prisage-wine, to William Reymund of St. Jaques and Ernald de Bosco his partner 531. 15s. for 23 tuns purchased and 2 tuns of prisage-wine, and to Ernald de Bosco 361. for 16 tuns purchased, all taken for the king by John de Gisorc' his chamberlain of London in the 39th year, after the king's return from Gascony. Liberate to Henry le Peytevyn 101. each for Michaelmas term in the 37th year, Easter and Michaelmas terms in the 38th year, and Michaelmas term in the 39th year, of the yearly fee of 201. granted to him till the king shall make more plentiful provision for him in wards or escheats. April 8. Liberate to Andrew de Bilambyz, citizen of Dax (Aq'n'), Windsor. 100 marks 29s. lid. lent by him to the king in Gascony at the request of S. de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, to despatch the king's business there, receiving from him the king's letters patent for the debt; and 100 marks of the king's gift, first making payment of the sums in which the king is bound by oath to the earl and to divers merchants for several debts. Liberate to Lambert de Puteo and Peter Andree de Luka, citizens of Bayonne, 370 marks 2s. 4d. due for a loan made to the king by the hands of S. de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, Peter de Sabaudia, and William de Cantilupo, and 50 marks of the king's gift, on conditions as above. April 8. Liberate without delay to brothers John the Welshman and Windsor. Stephen, monks, proctors of the abbot and convent of Pontigny, or to one of them bearing these presents, 107 marks 9s. 6d. due for the pittance promised to them when the king and queen were at Pontigny, and for other things which he took from them to do his alms there (see Calendar of Patent Rolts, 1247-1258, p. 384). Allocate to Godfrey de Lyston, keeper of the king's manors of Cokham and Braye, in the issues thereof, 4 marks delivered by him to the chaplains ministering in the king's chapel of Windesores to buy a chalice therefor, and 31 marks spent in purchase of a barge for the king at Kenyton. Liberate to Pelerinus and Matthew de Sancto Severo 140 marks received from them at St.-Sever by the hands of S. de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, and others as above, and 40 marks of the king's gift, on conditions as above.

Page  206 206 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 9-cont. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks on sight hereof to John de Freth6rn for his expenses about the king's goshawks while the king was beyond seas. April 10. Allocate to Peter de Sabaudia, in his debts to the king, 1001. Windsor. sterling lent to the queen by the hands of Maynettus......, merchant, to buy her 50 tuns of wine while the king was in Gascony. Allocate to Robert de Dacre, formerly keeper of the bishopric of Carlisle, in the issues thereof, 60 marks delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Saturday after St. Ambrose in the 39th year to buy gold. April 10. Liberate without delay to the abbot of Sordes 50 marks out of Windsor. 100 marks due to him for damages sustained in the king's war in Gascony, as the king has retained his letters patent which the abbot had for that sum; and to Raymond Guillelmi the abbot's messenger, the bearer hereof, 1 mark of the king's gift for his expenses. Liberate to John le Marscal, king's serjeant, who has lost the sight of his eyes in the king's service, 6d. daily granted to him for his maintenance from 7 September in the 38th year during his life. These letters are patent. April 12. Allocate to Hugh Garget, in the issues of his bailiwick, 70 marks Windsor. delivered to the proctors of the abbot and convent of Pontigny for the king's debt to them as above. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to carry 4 tuns of wine to Chauton, 10 to Gildeford, 4 to Whereswell, 6 to Lutegareshale, 15 to Rading, 6 to Oxford, 40 to Wudestok, 6 to Brehull, 40 to Clarendon, 20 to Marleberg, 4 to Sandelford, 4 to Walingford, 6 to Abbendon, 4 to Freytmauntel, and 30 to Winchester, and place them safely in the king's cellars there, out of 139 to be taken and delivered to them by Roger Flemmeng, keeper of the king's prisage at Suhampton. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks without delay to Matthew Bezylles for his expenses on theking's service in Gascony. To Godfrey de Liston, keeper of the king's manors of Cokham and Braye. Contrabreve, so long as he retains that office, to pay 50s. yearly in 15 days from Easter and 50s. in 15 days from Michaelmas to Geoffrey de Sutton, king's serjeant, granted to him for his maintenance on account of his long service to the king and

Page  207 39 HENRY III. 207 1255. Membrane 9 —cont. queen, either for life or until the king shall make more plentiful provision for him. April 12. To the bailiffs of Gloucester. Contrabreve to furnish part of Windsor. the king's tower in his castle of Gloucester with flooring and joists, to whiten it inside, and to repair it where necessary, the cost to be credited by view. April 13. Liberate to the hermit of Brehulle 50s. for Easter term in the Windsor. 39th year, which sum he receives yearly for serving the chapel of Brehull. April 15. To James Fresel, constable of the castle of St. Briavels. Contra[Windsor.] breve to rebuild the part of the castle wall which has fallen down, and to repair the king's rooms (domos), the palisades (palacia), and [certain] buildings where necessary, the cost to be credited by view. April 15. Allocate to John de Curtennay, in his debts to the king, 25 marks [Windsor.] which he should have received at the [Easter] Exchequer in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 50 marks. Liberate to Humphrey de Bohun the younger 40 marks for Michaelmas term in the 38th year and 40 marks for Easter term in the 39th year, of the yearly fee of 80 marks granted to him yearly till the king shall make provision for him in lands of that value out of wards or escheats; and to Henry de Bohun 50 marks for the same terms of the yearly fee of 50 marks granted to him in like manner. Liberate without delay to Artald de Sancto Romano, king's clerk, keeper of the wardrobe, 600 marks to pay the expenses of the household. April 17. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to make a fireplace and a Chertsey. suitable (decentem) privy chamber for the new chamber made above the new rock at Clarendon, the cost to be credited by view. To Godfrey de Lyston, keeper of the king's manor of Kenyton. Contrabreve to pay 25s. to the king's chaplain of Kenyton for his wages from Michaelmas in the 38th year till Easter following. April 17. To the same. Contrabreve to pay 20d. yearly so long as he has Chertsey. the keeping of the said manor to William, vicar of Sunnygbir', in recompense of his losses sustained by the enclosure of the king's park of Kenyton, and also the arrears thereof, being 10s. for 6 years.

Page  208 208 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 9-cont. Liberate to Geoffrey de Lucy 131. 13s. 5-d. arrears of his wages both in robes and in other things from Whitsuntide in the 38th year till Christmas following, acquitting him of 81. 6s. 8d. imprested on his wages while the king was in Gascony, as the king deducted that sum from his wages. Liberate to Master James, keeper of the queen's wardrobe, 200 marks for the expenses of her household. Liberate to the sacrist of Westminster 5 marks spent in making an embroidered coat. Liberate without delay to Philip Doye, knight of the king's brother R. earl of Cornwall, 15 marks of the yearly fee of 501. granted to Alan le Usser, deducting this sum from the first payment of Alan's fee, as he has appointed Philip to receive it in his name. MEMBRANE 8. April 22. Liberate to Simon de Rupe Cauardi the king's kinsman 50 marks [Chertsey.] for Michaelmas term in the 38th year of the fee of 50 marks granted to him, till the king shall make more abundant provision for him, receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 299). Liberate to Guy de Lezygnan the king's brother 501. for Michaelmas term in the 38th year and 501. for Easter term following, granted to him yearly as an increase on the yearly fee granted to him. Note that he received 1001. in the wardrobe in Gascony by the hand of P. Chaceporc on the fee which he receives on behalf of Goulher de Castellone for the said Michaelmas term, which sum is to be allowed on his fee. Liberate to William de Valencia 40 marks paid by him in Gascony to Walter and Alan de Mez of their yearly fee for Easter term last past, and 91. due to him for the same term of the yearly fee which he receives at the Exchequer. April 23. Liberate to William de Frethorn 10 marks for Michaelmas term Westminster. in the 38th year of his yearly fee of 10 marks, unless he has already had them by a writ of liberate under the seal of Gascony. Liberate to Ebulo de Rupe Forti 100 marks for Easter term last of his yearly fee of 100 marks. April 24. Liberate to Margaret, viscountess of Thouars, 100 marks for Westminster. Michaelmas term in the 38th year of the yearly fee of 100 marks granted to her for life.

Page  209 39 HENRY III. 209 1255. Membrane 8-cont. Liberate to Isabel, lady of Crohun, 60 marks for the same term, granted to her yearly for the manor of Burne, late of Peter de Crohun, which the king gave to Peter de Sabaudia till he should make provision for him in lands of that value. Liberate to Ebulo de Montibus 25 marks for Easter term last past of his yearly fee of 50 marks. Allocate to Ralph de Ardern, sheriff of Essex, in the issues of the county, 23s. 8d. spent in purchase of one boar, 80 hens, and 80 chickens against Easter, which were delivered to the buyers of the king's kitchen at Westminster. Liberate to William de Glouc' 100 marks for 10 marks of gold, and to Bernard Nicholai 14 marks for three gold-wrought cloths and a cope of red samite, bought of them for the king. Liberate to Bonus Runcinus, merchant, 101. 18s. for five gold-wrought cloths and a piece of red sendal to make a cloth to hang in St. Peter's church at Westminster, to Pelerinus de Luk 36s. for two pieces of green sendal for a border thereto, and to Master Peter de Hispannia 10s. for gold bought to finish it. By Philip Luvel. To Henry de la Mare, farmer of Merleberg and Lutegareshale. Contrabreve to repair the buildings and walls of the king's castle of Merleberg and of Lutegareshale where necessary and to make a new bridge at the entrance to the court of Lutegareshale, the cost to be credited by view. April 27. Liberate to Peter de Chauntenay 40 marks of his yearly fee of Westminster. 40 marks, to Emo de Chauntennay 25 marks of his yearly fee of 25 marks, and to Guy de Chauntenay 25 marks of the like fee, all for Easter term last past. Liberate to William de Pemes 60 marks for the same term, the king having increased his yearly fee of 40 marks to that amount. Liberate to Reynold de Monte Sancti Leodegarii 40 marks in part payment of the arrears of his yearly fee of 10 marks. Note that there still remain due to him 40 marks of these arrears down to Michaelmas in the 39th year. Allocate to John de Hanebergh and Peter de Legh, the king's farmers of Wodestok and its members, in their farm, 251. paid at Westminster on the Wednesday before St. Philip and St. James for the king's works at Guldeford to Ellis Maunsell and Richard the constable, keepers thereof. 14-(22)

Page  210 210 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 8-cont. April 28. Allocate to Robert de Wileweby, escheator of Lindes' in co. Westminster. Lincoln, in the issues of the escheatry, 151. delivered as above. Liberate to Ellis Wyger 191. for 10 tuns of Gascon wine, to Ralph le Petyt of Suthampton 71. 12s. for 4 tuns of wine, and to Gaylard Ninon 151. for 9 tuns of wine, bought of them at Suthampton in the 39th year by the hand of Robert de Dacre, king's clerk. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 40 tuns of wine to Wyndesores, 10 to Kenyton, 10 to Merton, and 60 to Westminster, to place in the king's cellars there, out of 120 to be delivered by John de Gisorc' the king's chamberlain of London. Liberate to William de Grey 61. 10s. for Easter term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 131. Liberate to Eymo Thurbert, constable of the castle of Wyndesores, 601. 7s. 92d. for the expenses of the king's children dwelling there, incurred while the king and queen were beyond seas. To Hugh Garget, bailiff of Melkesham. Contrabreve to bring 60 quarters of wheat to Clarendon against this Whitsuntide, and to see that he has 60 quarters more ready for the king at warning. Liberate without delay to William de Sancto Ermino 40 marks for Easter term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 40 marks, and 10 marks arrears from last year. Liberate to Peter de Monte Forti 50 marks for the same term of his yearly fee of 50 marks. April 30. Liberate to Bertram de Crioll, constable of Dover castle, 320 Westminster. marks for the same term of the yearly fee of 640 marks which he receives for keeping the castle. Liberate to William le Ruter, king's carpenter, his liveries of 3d. daily from Easter in the 39th year till Michaelmas following. Liberate without delay to Artald de Sancto Romano, king's clerk, keeper of the wardrobe, 500 marks for the expenses of the household. Liberate without delay to John de Castello, knight, 301. for the expenses of himself and Walleram de Juliers, Henry de Hufalis', and their comrades, knights of Germany, and 20 marks on the yearly fee of 50 marks promised to him of the king's gift.

Page  211 39 HENRY III. 211 1255. Membrane 8 —cont. Liberate to Ellis Barbe, citizen of Bordeaux, 781. 15s. for 15 tuns of wine bought of him at Whitsand by John de Suwerk, and 1101. for 50 tuns bought of him by John de Gisorc', king's chamberlain, and to Raymond Makayn 1501. for 68 tuns bought of him by the same John (sic), receiving from them the king's letters patent witnessing to the said money. Liberate to Isabel de Crohun the king's sister 50 marks for Easter term in the 39th year of her yearly fee of 100 marks. Allocate to Roger de Cobham, sheriff of Kent, 22s. spent in purchase of dishes for the king against Christmas in the' 39th year. April 30. Liberate to Peter de Monte Forti 35 marks which he lent by the Westminster. hands of Stephen Baucean in Gascony to Geoffrey de Burlemunt on his fee when he went on the king's errand to Spain. Liberate to John de Laufare 101. for Easter term in the 39th year of the yearly fee of 201. granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service. Liberate to Master Gilbert de Millers 25 marks for Easter term last of his yearly fee of 50 marks. Liberate to the same Gilbert and to Stephen de Salines 50 marks for their expenses in going on the king's errand beyond seas. Liberate to Raymond Guntaut 100 marks of an imprest made to the king in Gascony; to Amaneus de la Roke 200 marks for his losses of the castle of Neyrak; to William Segyn of Ryuns 241. 15s. 8d. arrears of his wages; to the preceptor and brethren of the Hospital of Roquebrune 1001. for their losses; to the preceptor and brethren of the Hospital of St. Anthony of Pondaurat (Ponte Deaurato) 50 marks for their losses; to Bernard, count of Astarac, 60 marks of his fee of 30 marks for the 38th and 39th years; to Bernard, count of'Comminges, 1151. 16s. 8d. arrears of his wages, and 2001. of his fee of 1001. for Easter terms in the 38th and 39th years; to Geoffrey de Nyoyl and his comrades, knights, 181. 12d. for their wages and 10 marks of the king's gift; to Peter, viscount of Tartays, 471. 11s. 4d. arrears of his wages, 261. 13s. 4d. for keeping the castle of Ste.-Croix, and 401. for loss of 5 horses; to John de Sordes and Peter Ern' 20 marks for a horse bought of him (sic); [to John Petri of Pampilon 10 marks for the like] *; to Eymus Cruse of Pampyllun 25 marks for the like; to Bernard de Huntet, Hugh de * Interlined.

Page  212 212 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 8-cont. Sancto Amando, and William his brother 101. for spices bought of them, and again 116s. for the like; to Peter de Badestan of Pampilion 30 marks for a horse bought of him; to Jocelin Vend 67s. 5d. for shoes bought of him for the king's alms; to William de Hauns 768. 9jd. for timber bought of him; to Robert Berau and Peter de Tillol 101. for harness for their knighting, and 8 marks for loss of two horses; to Geoffrey Bern' of La Rochelle 77s. for fish bought of him; to Robin (Robino) Berau 121. 148. 8d. for cords and sheets (telis) for the king's pavilions, 5 marks which he paid on the king's account to William de Berkele, 60s. for divers wares, and 248. for sendal bought of him; and to Peter Ranulphi, citizen of Bordeaux, 100 marks for Philip, elect of Seville, of the king's gift; the letters patent severally containing these sums to be received from each of the debtors. Liberate to Arnold de Monte Pesaz 1111. 15s. 8d. of the arrears of 2111. 15s. 8d. due to him and his nephews for divers debts, receiving from him the letters patent which he had for the whole sum. He received 1001. from Hugh Bygot, so that nothing remains due to him hereof. Liberate to William de Talyve 700 marks arrears of divers debts, receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor. Allocate to Hugh le Bygot, in his fine of 500 marks for the forestership of Farendale, 1001. paid at Westminster to Ernald de Monte Pesaz. Liberate to Lugana late the wife of Peter Andr' 101. for hay taken from her for the king by John de Suwerk, receiving from her the king's letters patent therefor. Liberate to John de Castellone 151. due to him for harness for his new knighthood (miliciam), and 60 marks for Easter term in the 39th year of his yearly fee, receiving from him the king's letters patent. Liberate to Nicholas de Bolevyle, as soon as the merchants for whom writs have been received at the Exchequer have been satisfied for the king's debts, 331. 6s. 8d. said to be arrears of his fee of 201., first searching the rolls of the Exchequer to see whether the arrears are so great; and 10 marks arrears of the 30 marks given to him to buy himself a horse. Allocate to Ralph de Ardern, sheriff of Essex and Hertford, in the issues of those counties, 228. 10d. spent in purchase of 61 geese and 104 fowls against the feast of St. Edward last.

Page  213 39 HENRY III. 213 1255. Membrane 8-cont. May 2. Liberate to the master and brethren of the hospital of St. Mary Merton. of the Teutons 80 marks due to them for Easter terms in the 38th and 39th years of the 40 marks which they receive yearly of the king's fixed alms. May 2. Whereas Ralph Hardel, mayor of London and the sheriffs have Merton. undertaken for themselves and the commonalty of the city to produce before the king's justices, at the first assize when they shall come to the Tower, Ralph de Neketon, Robert de Basing, Walter Russel, Edmund de Herewes, Alan de Suaffham, and Thomas de Saundon, who are of the liberty of the city and are detained in the king's prison of Colecestr' for the death of Ralph Testard, whereof they are appealed by Joan Revel late his wife, the sheriff of Essex is commanded to deliver them from the said prison in bail (ballium) to the said mayor and sheriffs. MEMBRANE 7. May 2. Liberate to the master and brethren of the hospital of St. Lazarus Merton. of Jerusalem 40 marks for Easter term in the 39th year which they receive yearly of the king's fixed alms. Allocate to Samson de Bremesgrave, in the farm of the king's manor of Feckenham, 14s. 5d. spent in taking bream in the king's stew of Feckeham, putting them in paste (pane), and carrying them to the king at Westminster against Easter last past. May 3. Liberate without delay to Philip de Vallibus to the use of Kempton. Matthew Hanybal, who with three comrades is about to take arms of knighthood from the king, 30 marks to buy small matters of their harness (minuta hernesia sua) needed for their knighthood. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to pay for 20 tuns of wine of lawful prisage to be delivered by Roger le Flemmeng, keeper of the king's prisage at Suthampton, in whose keeping they are, and carry 12 tuns thereof to Clarendon, 2 to Lutegareshale, and 6 to Merleberg, to place in the king's cellars there. To the keeper of the forest of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to admit the king's huntsmen, whom he is sending to take 40 bucks in the forest against Whitsuntide, and to salt the venison and carry it to Clarendon against the said feast. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to pay 2 marks without delay to Robert de Norhampton for his expenses in making a view of the king's woods which are to be sold in the county.

Page  214 214 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 7-cont. To the bailiffs of Norhampton. Contrabreve to carry to the Tower of London without delay, for delivery to the keeper of the wardrobe there, the cloths to be delivered to them by John de Strafford, king's clerk. *April 7. Liberate to Reynold de Salines 201. due on his fee of 201., that Reading. is, 101. for Michaelmas term in the 38th year and 101. for Easter term following; 121. 2s. arrears of his wages while with the king on his service in Gascony, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk; 101. for a horse lost on the king's service there as testified by Robert Walerand; and 10 marks for the like as testified by Richard de Grey; first receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor. Liberate to the priors (sic) and brethren of the Carthusians 50 marks etc. Cancelled quia aliter inferius (5th entry below). Liberate to Raymond de Sancto Martino 20 marks 7s. ld., being 10 marks 3s. 6~d. for Easter term in the 37th year, and the like for Michaelmas term following, of the sum which he receives yearly. Aliter inferius. Ideo vacat istud liberate. Liberate to Iterius de Anguisse (Angusse in margin) 141. arrears of his wages while with the king on his service in Gascony down to the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, receiving from him the letters patent which he has therefor; and 30 marks for Easter term in the 39th year of the 30 marks granted to him yearly as a fee to maintain himself in the king's service. To the bailiffs of Winchester. Contrabreve to let the king's almoner Simon the chaplain have 100 pairs of shoes (as on p. 155) at Clarendon on the Wednesday before Whitsuntide for distribution to the poor against that feast. To the bailiffs of Windesores. Contrabreve to let the queen's almoner Hugh the chaplain have 71 pairs of shoes (as on p. 155), for distribution as above, and 5s. lld. to sew 71 poor men's tunics, all at the above date at Windesores. Liberate to the prior and brethren of the Carthusians 50 marks for the 37th year and 50 marks for the 38th year of the 50 marks which they receive yearly of the king's fixed alms. Note that nothing now remains due to them but 25 marks for Easter term in the 39th year. * Rectius May?

Page  215 39 HENRY III. 215 1255. Membrane 7-cont. May 9. Liberate to Bernard Burdel, king's yeoman (vatletto), 61. 3s. 2d. Reading. arrears of his wages from the Sunday after Ascension in the 38th year till the morrow of All Saints following, as reckoned by Ralph Lof, clerk of the marshalsea. Liberate to Raymond de Sancto Martino, knight of A. elect of Winchester, 20 marks and 7s. granted to him yearly in lieu of the wages which he used to receive in. the king's household. Note that there are still due to him 33 marks 7s. 6d. arrears of the 38th and 39th years, for which he has letters patent. [Afterwards he had a writ of liberate.] * See sixth entry above. Liberate to Hugh de Chopes 101. for Easter term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 101. Liberate to Simon de Genvyle 50 marks for the same term of his yearly fee of 50 marks. Liberate to the king's sister Alesia, countess of Warenne, 30 marks of the king's gift. Liberate to Simon Grosparmy, burgess of Perieres, 791. 16s. for 42 tuns of wine at 38s. the tun, taken from him for the king by Walter le Flemmeng, keeper of the king's prisages at Suthampton. Liberate to Bernard de Bevyle, deceased (defuncto) of Ste. Bazeille 231., to Nisard de Bevyle 171. 10s., to Anexancius de Kaumunt 221. 10s., to William de Clarel 131., to Osard the unmounted knight 41. 13s. 9d., to Raymond de Perelung 49s., to Anexancius de Cerres 71., to Alexander de Cerres 71., to William Arn[aldi] de Tyrauns 71., to William de Forceus 110s., to Oger Mote 110s., to Hugh de Cerres 60s., to Bertram de la Molere 41. 4s., to Rolin de Judics 71., to Ernald de Myremand 351., to Pedroll' 60s., to Honinus de Nevyle 70s., to Arnold del Port the elder 50s., to Arnold del Port the younger 70s., to Borau de Pyns 55s., to Raymond de Pyns 40s., to Garsias Pykot 70s., to Raymond Forment 40s., to Bertram de Ferusak 70s., to Mancipius de Ferusak 70s., to Boneu de Cerres 70s., to Manin de la Barte 60s., to Gaylard de Sancto Michaele 12s., and Oger de Sancto Michaele 12s., arrears of their wages while with the king on his service in Gascony, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk; to Anexancius de Cavo Monte and Isard de Bevyle, lords of Ste.-Bazeille, and other good men of that town 5001. due to them in recompense of damages sustained by a fire in the town * Interlined.

Page  216 216 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 7-cont. while the king's army was there; and to William de Galard 101. sterling in lieu of 501. money of Bordeaux due to him for a knight named Walter de Fossato whom he took in manner of war (guerrine) in Gascony. May 10. Liberate to William de Hastencot, whom Peter de Bevyle and Reading. Geoffrey de Chevreuile attorned before the king in their place for the purpose, 36s. 8d. arrears of their wages while they were with the king on his service in Gascony, reckoned as above, receiving from them the king's letters patent therefor. Liberate to Peter de Culturis 601. arrears for the 34th, 35th, 36th, 37th, 38th, and 39th years of his yearly fee of 101. Liberate to Columbus de Burgo, formerly the king's constable of Cusak, 971. 20-d. in lieu of 4851. 8s. 7d. of Bordelais money, arrears of wages of himself and all the knights and serjeants in garrison in the castle of Cusak while he was constable, first receiving from Him the king's letters patent therefor, payment to be made as soon as possible. [Note that he produced the king's letters patent for an older debt, which is believed to be included in this liberate, and carried them back with him. This must be seen to, as appears in the schedule hanging hereto].* 1st Schedule. Letters patent acknowledging the king's debt to the said Columbus on his account for keeping the castle of Cusak in the 37th and 38th years. Meilhan, 18 April, 39 (rectius 38) Henry III. (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 287, under April 12.) Letters patent acknowledging a debt to the said Columbus for lime, dated as above (ib.). Letters patent acknowledging that the king is indebted to Columbus as on the roll for wages down to the Wednesday after St. Peter and St. Paul, as reckoned by Peter Chaceporc, brother Robert de Manneby, William de Axemuhe, and John de Swyneford, king's clerks. The king promises payment at Bordeaux in 15 days from Easter in the 39th year, and Columbus will acquit him against all the knights and serjeants who were in the garrison. Bordeaux, 2 November, 39 Henry III. MEMBRANE 7 (continued). Allocate to Nicholas de Hanred, sheriff of Oxford, in the tallage of the town of Oxford and of the king's demesnes in the county, 1001. delivered in the wardrobe at Rading to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Saturday after Ascension. * Added afterwards,

Page  217 39 HENRY III. 217 1255. Membrane 7-cont. Liberate to Arnold de Bevyle, lord of Myremunt, 50 marks for loss and expense sustained in the king's service in Gascony, receiving from him at payment the king's letters patent therefor. May 11. Liberate to Roger de Whitestre 100s. for Easter term in the 39th Reading. year (as on p. 127). Liberate to Robert de Fer[rariis] without delay 501. of the 1001. yearly granted to him in the name of his marriage (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 317), and held in suspense till it should be discussed whether he should receive them on that ground or as wages. Liberate to Henry de Peyny 80 marks for Easter term in the 39th year of the yearly fee of 80 marks granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service. Liberate without any delay to Ferand Gocelyn,* who is of the land of the king of Castile, who wrote specially to the king on his behalf, 91. due for wax taken from him for the king by John de Suwerk, king's clerk, and 241. due for 120 quarters (squartis) of wheat taken from him for the king by the same John by view and testimony of the king's stewards; the treasurer and chamberlains not to fail hereof on the faith which they owe the king, wherever they can obtain the money, first receiving from Ferand the king's letters patent for those sums. May 13. Liberate without delay to Bernard de Chenery 71. 17s. due for Marlborough. iron, to Martin de Poylon 111. 1ls. 5d. for iron and steel for the king's engines, to Bernard son of John 91. 17s. 9jd. for cables and cords, to John de Dordial 191. 4s. 3d. for iron and steel, all taken from them for the king by John de Suwerk, king's clerk; and to Peter Reymundi de Baiona, 301. 13s. 4d. and 100s., to Peter Johannis 201. 17s. 3d., to Arnold de Pinzall 131. 8s., and to Ellis Corder 43s. 3d., all for cables (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247 -1258, p. 348). Seeing that these merchants are of foreign countries, payment is to be made as soon as possible, that the king may not be further troubled on their account; and on payment, the king's various letters patent for those sums are to be received from them. Liberate without delay to the king's uncle Thomas de Sabaudia the count 1100 marks arrears of the yearly fees of himself and the son of the count of Savoy his nephew, which the king promised to pay at the last Easter Exchequer by his letters patent which Thomas on payment the letters are to be received if in England; * Goscelyn in margin.

Page  218 218 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 7-cont. if not, the payment (pagam) is to be enrolled with a note that the letters are to be restored to the king. Cancelled quia redditum fuit breve et habuit aliud breve de liberate ut patet in rotulo anni xl. 2nd Schedule. May 13. Liberate to the said Thomas 575 marks arrears of his yearly fee Marlborough. of 500 marks. By Philip Luvel. MEMBRANE 7 (continued). Liberate to Peter de Cranzun 30 marks for Easter term in the 38th year and 30 marks for Easter term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 30 marks. To Hugh Garget. Contrabreve to take charge of the king's buildings and works at Gillingham during pleasure, keeping a man there on his behalf day and night to guard them, and spending 501. of the issues of his bailiwick in finishing the fireplaces, amending other defects, and enclosing the courtyard, by view and testimony of lawful men. May 15. Liberate to Adam de Basyng, citizen of London, 201. for an Clarendon. embroidered cope taken from him and given to the church of St. Alban by the hand of Edward de Westm'. To the sheriff of Dorset. Contrabreve to amend the defects of the king's castle of Shireburn by task-work by view of good and lawful men. MEMBRANE 6. May 17. Liberate to Simon Passelewe 20 marks for Easter term last past Clarendon. of the 40 marks granted to him yearly to maintain himself in the king's service till the king shall provide for him more abundantly. Note that in future he will not have a liberate, because he has a writ patent of liberate directed to the treasurer and chamberlains, as appears below. Liberate to Adam de Basyng 50 marks due for two embroidered copes taken from him for the king by the hands of Aubrey de Fiscampo, king's clerk. Liberate to William de Sancto Leodegario 71. 8s. 8d. arrears of his wages while with the king on his service in Gascony down to the Sunday after the Nativity of St. Mary, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor; and 101. for Easter term in the 38th year and 101. for Easter term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 101.

Page  219 39 HENRY III. 219 1255. Membrane 6 —cont. Liberate to Simon Passelewe, king's clerk, 40 marks granted to him yearly as above (1st entry), that is, 20 marks at the Michaelmas Exchequer and 20 marks at that of Easter. This writ of liberate is patent. Liberate to Master Peter de Tayo 10 marks due to him on a promise made in Gascony. May 18. Liberate to John de Wyvile 20 marks for Easter term in the Clarendon. 39th year (as on p. 150). Allocate to William de Mucheldovr', of the king's grant and favour, in his farm for the profit of co. Surrey throughout his term of office, whatever has been paid to the king by the bailiffs of Suwerk, to whom the abbot of Persor' when escheator demised the town at farm, in excess of what used to be allowed to the sheriffs in the body of the county; and likewise whatever the king has been answered for the farm of the town of Guldeford in excess of the like allowance; seeing that the sheriffs used to have these towns in their farm. By Philip Luvel. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 8 tuns of wine to M[erton], 12 to Kenyton, 40 to Windesores, and 60 to Westminster, to place in the king's cellars there, out of 120 to be taken for the king and delivered to them by John de Gysorc' his chamberlain of London. Liberate to Alan le Usser 251. for Michaelmas term in the 38th year of his yearly fee of 501., unless he has already had it by another writ of liberate under the king's seal of Gascony. May 19. Liberate to the said Alan 211. 10s. arrears of his wages while Clarendon. in the king's service with three other knights in Gascony down to the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, 30 marks of the king's gift in addition thereto, 15 marks for a horse lost on the king's service there, and 301. promised to him to go with the king's son Edward into Spain, receiving from him the king's letters patent for these sums; also 251. for Easter term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 501. Liberate to Gerard Peletan 151. 4s. for 8 tuns of wine taken from him for the king, to Raymond Bonet 631. for 27 tuns of purchased wine and 20s. for 1 tun of prisage-wine, to Lambert de Salynak 961. 12s. for 46 tuns purchased and 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine, to Ellis Barbe 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine, to Bydau de Tholosa 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine, and to Peter Lamberti and his partner 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine and 151. 15s. for 7 tuns purchased; all taken or purchased by John de Gysorc' the king's chamberlain of London.

Page  220 220 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 6-cont. May 20. Liberate to the wife of Roger le Taylur 10 marks to buy herself Clarendon. a robe, promised to her when the king was in Gascony, unless she has already had them by another writ under the king's seal of Gascony. To the sheriff of Cumberland. Contrabreve to amend the defects of the king's castle of Carlisle by view of good and lawful men. Liberate to Peleryn Peset 581. for 29 tuns of wine, to Bernard de Safrayn 621. for 31 tuns, and to Peter and John de Jak 1201. for 60 tuns, all taken from them for the king at Suthampton by Robert de Dacre, king's clerk, at 40s. the tun. Liberate to Ellis Gilberti and Foucaud his son 151. 16s., to Oliver de Burg 62s., to Ellis Roberti 62s., to Foucaud de Formentyn 62s., to Peter Salebrech 62s., to Raymond de Sancto Martino 62s., to Emeric de Ripariis 62s., to Hugh de Chastillun 62s., and to Raymond de Baret with another knight 61. 15s., all for arrears of wages while in the king's service in Gascony down to the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, and to Fulk Gilberti 15 marks for loss of a horse testified by the king's brother Geoffrey de Lezignan, receiving from them on payment the king's letters patent for these debts. Liberate to William Brand 671. 4s. 9d. for 8 pieces of Lincoln scarlet taken from him against the king's arrival from Gascony in the 39th year by Roger the tailor the king's serjeant. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to carry 4 tuns of wine to Selveston and 16 to Norhampton out of 20 that they should have carried to Winchester, 6 to Geydinton that should have been carried to Chauton, and 4 to Clyve which should have been carried to Freytmauntel. Liberate to Peter de Anesye 71. 10s. for Easter term in the 38th year, 71. 10s. for Michaelmas term following, and 71. 10s. for Easter term in the 39th year, of his yearly fee of 151. May 22. Liberate to Bertram de Cygoynes 201. for Easter term in the Clarendon. 38th year and 201. for Easter term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 201. Liberate to Segur de Castro Novo 50 marks arrears for the 38th year and 100 marks for Easter term in the 39th year of the yearly fee of 100 marks to which the king has increased his fee of 501.

Page  221 39 HENRY III. 221 1255. Membrane 6-cont. Computate to William de Bingham and Eudo de Storton, in the issues of the sale of wood of the forests of Milcet, Chet, and Graveling, 181. 18s. 5d. which they paid in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on Saturday, the eve of the Holy Trinity. May 22. Liberate to Reynold de Pynkenny 20 marks for Easter term in Clarendon. the 39th year of his yearly fee of 40 marks. Liberate to Bernard de la Mote and his comrades, knights of Meilhan (Millano), 2141. 18s. arrears of their wages while in the king's service in Gascony; to Garsias de Angulo and other good men of Meilhan 7 marks 5s. 4d. for wines taken from them for the king at Meilhan; to Arnald Guillelmi de Massilles 64s. for 4 tuns of wine taken from them for the workmen of Pondaurat by the hand of Philip de Arcy; to Raymond Willelmi de Brion 60s. for a horse lost on the king's service in Gascony; to Stephen de la Moler 41. for the like; and to Raymond de Puyoles 48s. arrears of his wages while in the king's service in Gascony; receiving from them the king's letters patent therefor. Liberate to Anexancius de Cerres and his two comrades, knights of Ste.-Bazeille, to Raymond de Perelong, burgess thereof, and to Berdun Floryn and his comrade, knights of Meilhan, 6 marks of the king's gift for robes lately promised to them, being 1 mark each. Liberate to Marcays (Markes'),* mayor of Bazas (Vasaten'), 641. 2s. for an imprest made to the king for the expenses of the messengers of the king of Castile, and for wines taken from him for the king and the said messengers at Bazas, receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor. Mandate to the barons of the Exchequer to take with them John de Somerkote and arrange and decide concerning the king's coin-dies of Canterbury as may seem to them best for the king and that exchange. Cancelled quia alibi. Liberate to Columbus de Burgo 241. for 2,000 quarters (equartis) of lime which he sold to the king in Gascony, receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor. Liberate to Guy de Cheyns of Reyns 40 marks for Easter term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 40 marks, and to Hugh Espallard 15 marks for Michaelmas term in the 38th year of his yearly fee of 15 marks. * Makas' in margin.

Page  222 222 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 6-cont. Liberate without delay to Richard de Munbiliard 60 marks for Easter term in the 39th year, to which sum the king has increased his former fee of 40 marks. Liberate without delay to Peter Chauvent 60 marks for the same term of his yearly fee of 60 marks, 61. 8s. arrears of his wages while with the king on his service in Gascony as reckoned by Ralph Lof, clerk of the marshalsea, and 20 marks for loss of two horses on the king's service there, receiving from him the king's letters patent for the said arrears and loss. May 23. Liberate without delay or hindrance to Jordan Chabbeneys Clarendon. 81. 15s. id. arrears of his wages of Gascony to send home his people who are leaving him by order of the king's court; to Geoffrey Martel 32s. for the like; to Philip de Mala Valle 40s., to Imbert la Fuyle 75s., and to Philip de Netherol 41. 11s. 9d., all for arrears of Gascony, as they are leaving the king's court by the same order; to Gyrard de Tayo 1 mark, and to William Chapun 20s., of the king's gift for their expenses, as they are leaving the court in like manner; to Bartholomew de la Marthe, leaving in like manner, 4s. 9d. arrears of Gascony, and 1 mark of the king's gift for his expenses; and to Ralph le Peytevyn 73s. arrears of his wages while with the king on his service in Gascony, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, receiving from Ralph the king's letters patent therefor. Liberate to Philip de Vallibus, whom the king is sending on his errand, 20 marks of the king's gift without delay. Liberate without delay to Hugh de Nede 41. 6s. 8d. arrears of his wages while on the king's service in Gascony, as reckoned by [Ralph] Lof, clerk of the marshalsea, to despatch certain of his serjeants who are discharged from the king's service by order of the king's court and sent home. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to carry the wardrobe, lately landed there in charge of Eustace le Taylur, bearer of these presents, to the Tower of London for delivery to the constable, and to pay the freight due for the carriage thereof to Suthampton. To the sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk. Contrabreve to pay 191. 0Od. to Master Thomas the king's surgeon for arrears of his wages while he was with the king on his service in Gascony and the time of his illness, as reckoned by Ralph Lof, clerk of the marshalsea.

Page  223 39 HENRY III. 223 1255. Membrane 6-cont. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to mend the paintings in the king's and queen's chambers at Clarendon and all the other defects there, and the defects of the king's hall and the chamber by the well; to finish the bailiff's chamber and roof it with tiles; and to make a privy chamber for the chamber above (ultra) the rock; the cost to be credited by view and testimony of lawful men. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to pay to Master Gerard the king's engineer 20s. for Michaelmas term in the 37th year, 20s. for Easter term in the 38th year, 20s. for Michaelmas term following, and 20s. for Easter term in the 39th year, of the 40s. granted to him yearly for keeping the king's buildings in his castle of Winchester. Liberate to John de Swyneford 101. for Easter term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 201. May 25. Liberate without any delay or hindrance to Bernard Jordani Marlborough. and Gaylard de Cambel, yeomen (vatlettis) of Bernard de Myro Monte and Bernard de Turri, 10 marks for their expenses homewards. To Henry de la Mare, keeper of the king's castle of Merleberge and manor of Lutegareshale. Contrabreve to make a new stable in the castle of Merleberge as the king instructed him (vobis divisimus), to place a new glass window in the gallery (oriolo) in front of the queen's chamber, and to repair the pond and bays of the king's stew and the wall in the tower where necessary; to make a limekiln (rogum) there and another at Lutegareshale; and to wainscot and roof the king's chamber at Lutegareshale, to wainscot the queen's chamber, to paint an image of St. Nicholas, and to set up and repair the castle wall and the battlements, which are defective. Cancelled quia redditum fuit breve. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay 101. without delay to Ellis de Hertford 101. for Easter term in the 39th year of the 201. granted to him yearly to maintain himself in the king's service in the office of escheator. May 28. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to buy 1500 boards for Abingdon. wainscoting in his bailiwick and carry them without delay to Lutegareshale for the king's works there. To the constable of the castle of Devizes. Contrabreve to make 16,000 shingles in the forest of Devizes and carry them as above.

Page  224 224 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. MEMBRANE 5. May 31. Allocate to Nicholas de Hanred, sheriff of Oxford, in the issues Woodstock. of his bailiwick, 2 marks paid to the friars preachers and friars minors of Oxford of the king's gift for their breakfast. June 1. Contrabreve to carry 60 fothers of lead, to be delivered by Woodstock. Geoffrey de Langele, to Westminster without delay for the king's works there. June 2. Liberate to Matthew de Mara 10 marks for Easter term in the Woodstock. 39th year of his yearly fee of 20 marks. June 4. Liberate to Arnold de Gyrunde 401. 25s. arrears of wages while Woodstock. in the king's service in Gascony with two other knights and 20 crossbowmen on foot down to the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, and 200 marks in recompense of damages sustained in the king's war in Gascony, receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor. Liberate to Guy de Lezygnan the king's brother 91. 10s. sterling in lieu of 481. 5s. money of Bordeaux, arrears of his wages while with the king on his service at Meilhan in Gascony in the time of P. Chaceporc, formerly the king's treasurer, as witnessed by Ellis de Hertford, then Peter's clerk. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to go in person to the king's castle of Rokingham to view all the defects thereof, and amend them with all possible speed by view and testimony of good and lawful men. Allocate to Richard de Baggingewurth and Walter de Hunteleye, in the sale of wood in the forest of Dene, 971. paid in the wardrobe at Wodestok to Artald de Sancto Romano on the Saturday after the octave of Trinity in the 39th year as testified by Aubrey de Fiscampo, king's clerk. June 6. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to pay to Bartholomew le Woodstock. Bygod and John de Bruera, king's knights, 201. 15s. 8d. arrears of their wages while with five serjeants-at-arms in garrison in the castle of Bourg (Burgo) with William de Trubevyle down to the Friday before the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, as reckoned by brother Robert de Manneby and William de Axemuhe, king's clerk; and 81. 5s. 4d. arrears of their wages while in the king's service with the said serjeants in garrison in the king's castle of Fruncak from the said Friday, when they left the castle of Bourg, to the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains, as reckoned by the said William.

Page  225 39 HENRY III. 225 1255. Membrane 5-cont. To the sheriff of Buckingham. Contrabreve to repair the king's buildings at Bruhull where absolutely necessary (qua necessario indigent) by the king's arrival there, which will be shortly, the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to repair the king's buildings in all his manors in the county where absolutely necessary with all speed against the king's arrival, as he is shortly about to pass through those parts, the cost to be credited by view. June 11. Allocate to Walter de Wassingle and Simon Maufe, in the issues Woodstock. of the sale of the king's woods of Wauberge and Sappele, 531. 6s. 8d. paid in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on Friday, the feast of St. Barnabas in the 39th year. Allocate to Simon de Eltesden, sheriff of Bukingham and Bedeford, in the issues of those counties, 29s. 4d. spent in purchase of 2 cranes and 6 partridges for the king against the feast of St. Edward last, and 45s. 2d. spent in purchase of a boar (braone), 4 swans, 68 hens, and 140 chickens against last Easter, all delivered to William de Whethampstead and Paulinus de Bampton the king's buyers. Liberate to William Saget 71. 19s. due for canvas for tents taken for the king while in Gascony by the hands of John de Suwerk, clerk, receiving from William the king's letters patent therefor under the seal of Gascony. Liberate to John Dordeles 40s. of the king's gift for his expenses homewards, first fixing a day at Easter next for him and Bernard Johannis his comrade for all the debts wherein the king is bound to him by divers letters patent. Note that the treasurer and chamberlains are commanded to pay 8 marks to Peter Reymundi de Baiona for his expenses, on the king's debt to him of 108 marks 22d. June 13. To the sheriff of Norfolk. Contrabreve to pay 20s. for his ex[Woodstock.] penses to John de Suwerk, king's clerk, whom the king is sending to his bailiwick to despatch certain business enjoined upon him. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to carry 6 tuns of wine with speed to Selveston, 30 to Norhampton, 16 to Geydenton, 8 to Clyve, 10 to Sanford, 6 to Croxton, 50 to Notingham, 6 to Clipston, 6 to Hodesak, 6 to Donecastr', 6 to Pontefract, and 50 to York, and place them safely in the king's cellars there, out of 200 to be taken in the coming fair of Boston and delivered to them by Robert de Dacre, taker of the king's wines. 15-(22)

Page  226 226 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 5 —cont. Liberate to Theobald le (sic) Veer 100s., receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor. (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247 -1258, p. 382.) June 15. Liberate to William de Hastentot 101. for Michaelmas term in Woodstock. the 37th year, and 101. for Michaelmas term in the 38th year, arrears of his yearly fee of 101. Allocate to Hugh Garget, in the issues of his bailiwick, 63 quarters of wheat lately delivered -at Clarendon to Ralph the king's baker to make bread for the king, and 165 quarters of oats delivered in small parcels to William the king's avener at Clarendon, Merleberg, and Wodestok for provender for the king's horses. June 16. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks Woodstock. of the king's gift without delay out of the issues of the eyre in his county to Nicholas de Hadlou, as he has travelled (laboravit) greatly at his own expense in the king's service at assessing tallage and making several inquisitions. By C. To the same. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks without delay out of the same issues to the said Nicholas, and 20 marks to John de Cava, king's clerk, to maintain themselves in the king's service (obsequio). By C. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks of the king's gift to William de Cobham out of the issues of the last eyre in the county for his expenses in the office of justice. To the sheriff of Surrey. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks to Roger de Whitestre for the same purpose out of the issues of the present eyre at Bermundes'. To the bailiffs of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pay to John Malemort out of the farm of their town his liveries from Easter last past till the Nativity of St. John the Baptist in the 39th year as he used to receive them daily, that is, 6id. daily for making 100 quarrels in a day, and 3d. for shafting and feathering them. Allocate to Gilbert de Preston, in his debts to the king, 201. for Easter term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 201. June 17. Liberate without delay to Arnald de Gyndres 171. 3s. 4d. Woodstock. arrears of his wages while on the king's service in Gascony, receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor (not enrolled).

Page  227 39 HENRY III. 227 1255. Membrane 5-cont. Liberate to Henry de Norwico 1 mark for his expenses in going lately with the count of St.-Pol to Blyth (Blidam). Liberate to Peter Andree de Luka 101., to Matthew Andrce de Sancto Severo and Andrew de Balanbiz, citizen of Dax (Aquens'), 10marks, to Amatus de Gestas', citizen of Bayonne, 100s.. to Robert Barreu 5 marks, and to John, messenger of Marcays, mayor of Bazas, 100s., for their expenses in awaiting payment of the debt due to them till the Exchequer of Michaelmas; to Ralph Markeys, messenger of Amaneus de Labret, 10 marks, to Bernard de la Font, messenger of Peter de Burdegala, 100s., and to Balinger, messenger of William Arn[aldi] de Tantalon, 408. for the like till the Exchequer of Easter; and to Peter Reymundi, messenger of the elect of Seville, 50s. on his pay (pagam) for the like till the Exchequer of Michaelmas. Liberate to Ralph de Bakepuz 101. for Easter term in the 38th year and 101. for Easter term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 101. To John Clarel and Adam de Hilton, keepers of the archbishopric of York. Contrabreve to pay 201. of the king's gift to John, prior of Newburgh, for his expenses in the king's service. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to carry to the king at Wodestok with all speed the 12 tuns of wine which Matthew Bezille will deliver at Gloucester. To Hugh Garget. Contrabreve to pay 401. without delay out of the issues of the king's manors which are in his keeping for the king's works at Guldeford to Ellis Maunsell and Richard the constable, keepers thereof, by 15 days from St. John the Baptist next. Liberate to Robert Walerand 200 marks for his expenses in the court of Rome in despatching certain difficult business of the king there as enjoined, receiving from him the king's letters patent for contracting a loan of 1001. for that purpose which was not done. Cancelled. Note that this liberate is to be withdrawn from the Exchequer, because Robert had another writ of computabitur as appears below under 7 August (p. 236). June 18. Liberate without any delay to Drew de Barentyn, whom the Woodstock. king is sending with all speed to the parts of France and Savoy to despatch his business there, 50 marks for his expenses. June 18. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks of Woodstock. the king's gift to William Trussel out of the issues of the present eyre in the county for his expenses in the office of justice.

Page  228 228 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 5 —cont. Liberate to Walter de Sancto Johanne 71. 8s. 3d. arrears of his wages while with the king on his service in Gascony, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, receiving from Walter the king's letters patent therefor (not enrolled). Liberate to Master Payn, provost of the church of St. Saviour in the diocese of Genoa and chaplain of the pope, 1,000 marks due to the pope for the 39th year of the rent (censu) of 1,000 marks which he receives yearly. June 20. Liberate without delay to the abbess and nuns of Fontevraud Woodstock. or to their known messenger bearing these letters, at the next Michaelmas Exchequer without further delay, 801. 50s. for Michaelmas term in the 38th year and 801. 50s. for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of the 801. 50s. which they receive yearly of the fixed alms of the king and his predecessors. Liberate without delay to Mabel, late the wife of Master Henry the king's surgeon, for the maintenance of his children, 5 marks 7s. 8d. for Easter term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 101., from which fee is to be deducted 51s. 4d. yearly for 13 shops in London late of Peter de Frowik (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, pp. 205 and 342). Liberate without delay to John de Castello, knight, 30 marks due to him for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 50 marks (see same Calendar, p. 413). Liberate without delay to Artald de Sancto Romano, king's clerk, keeper of the wardrobe, 300 marks to do what the king has enjoined. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to buy a tun of wine and deliver it to the wife of Drew de Barentyn of the king's gift. June 22. To John de Somercote, keeper of the exchange. Contrabreve Woodstock. to pay 200 marks without delay out of the king's share of the profits of the exchange to Artald de Sancto Romano (as above). Liberate to Roger le Convers 100s. arrears of his wages while on the king's service in Gascony, and 21 marks 7s. arrears of his wages while with the king of Castile in Spain, all as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum) and Ralph Lof, king's clerks. Liberate to Sancho (Sanctio), clerk of Philip, elect of Seville, setting aside all delay and hindrance, 10 marks of the king's gift for his expenses homewards.

Page  229 39 HENRY III. 229 1255. Membrane 5-cont. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to let Matthew Hanybal and his companions have safe and speedy transport without delay at Dover for themselves, their men, horses, and harness. To the same. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks of the king's gift to William de Englefeld, to maintain himself in the king's service in the office of justice, out of the issues of the amercements which will arise from the next eyre in the county. MEMBRANE 4. June 23. Liberate to Audebert le Provost (Preposito) 201. for Easter Woodstock. term in the 38th year and 201. for Easter term in the [39th] year of his yearly fee of 20.; 201. 3s. 8d. arrears of his wages while in the king's service in [Gascony] with another knight down to the Sunday before the Nativity of St. Mary, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk; and 15 marks for a horse lost on the king's service while with Philip de Aray in garrison at Mijllan, as testified by Philip, and by precept of Ralph son of Nicholas; receiving from him the king's letters patent for the said arrears (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 341; Roles Gascons, I, No. 4431). Liberate without delay to Charles de Rupe Forti 25 marks for Easter term in the 38th year, 25 marks for Michaelmas term following, and 25 marks for Easter term in the 38th year, of his yearly fee of 50 marks, and 25 marks promised to him while the king was in Gascony, receiving from him the king's letters patent for the promise (see same Calendar, pp. 164 & 319). June 23. Liberate to Raymond de Sancto Martino 33 marks 7s. 6d. Woodstock. arrears of his yearly fee of 20 marks 7s. Id., receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor (same Calendar, p. 409). Liberate to Stephen Fromund, king's serjeant, 161. 10s. arrears of his wages while on the king's service in Gascony as reckoned by Aubrey de Fiscampo and Peter de Winton, clerks of the wardrobe. Liberate to Fortuner de Luk', knight, 46s. arrears of his wages down to Thursday, the Nativity of St. John the Baptist in the 39th year, and 60s. of the king's gift for his expenses in going to the court of Rome. Allocate to John de Haneberg, bailiff of Wodestok, in the farm of the manor, 30s. spent in repairing and amending the king's buildings there down to the above date.

Page  230 230 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 4-cont. Liberate without delay to Philip de Male Valle, whom the king has decked with a belt as a knight on the Nativity of St. John the Baptist (sic), 100s. for small matters of his harness for his new knighthood, not failing hereof, as he is about to return home and is expecting nothing further there. Liberate without delay to Ellis de Cuture 101. of the king's gift for the good news which he brought of the delivery of Joan, wife of the king's brother W. de Valencia, of a son. Statement to the treasurer and barons that of the 600 [marks] for which John [Maunsell], king's clerk and provost of Beverley, made a fine for the wardship of the land and heirs of Matthew Hupsee, he delivered 50 marks in the wardrobe to Peter Chacepore, then keeper, before the king's last voyage to Gascony, and the king has pardoned him the other 550 marks. Perdona vacat * [quia in rotulo finium]. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to let Mary the king's niece, wife of Robert de Ferrariis, have safe and speedy transport at Dover for herself and her men, horses, and harness. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to repair and amend the king's buildings in the castle of Norhampton without delay against his arrival, which, God willing, will be shortly, the cost to be credited by view. June 26. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve, so long as he is Silverstone. sheriff, to pay to the king's chaplains ministering in the chapels of his castles of Notingham, Belesovr' (sic), and Harestan and his manor of Clipston their wages as they have been used to receive them in the times of other sheriffs. To Godfrey de Liston. Contrabreve to pay 101. out of the farm of his bailiwick for the despatch of the king's works at Windesores to the keeper thereof. June 29. Allocate to John son of Bernard, in his debts to the king at Northampton. the first terms of payment, 101. due to him of the king's gift for small matters of harness for the new knighthood of himself and another. Liberate without delay to Theobald Chabboc 20 marks for Michaelmas term in the 38th year and 20 marks for Easter term in the 39th year of the yearly fee of 40 marks granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service, and 131. 2s. arrears * In margin.

Page  231 39 HENRY III. 231 1255. Membrane 4 —cont. of his wages while with two other knights with the king on his service in Gascony down to the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, receiving from Theobald the king's letters patent for the said arrears. June 30. Liberate to Domingus Bonus of Spain 81. 5d., to Ernald ReyNorthampton. mundi 181. 14s. 8d. (sic), and to Bartholomew de Baiona 70s., all for iron and steel, receiving from them the king's letters patent attesting the debts (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, pp. 348-9). To the bailiffs of Norhampton. Contrabreve to pay 321. 6s. without delay out of the farm of their town to Guy de Rupe Forti for arrears of wages of himself and two other knights in Gascony down to the Sunday after the Nativity of St. Mary in the 38th year as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, seeing that the king when in Gascony ordered the sheriff of Northampton by his writ of computabitur under the seal of Gascony (not on Gascon Roll) to pay it out of the issues of the county, but Guy received nothing thereof, because the sheriff sent back the writ to the king. To the sheriff of Salop and Stafford. Contrabreve to pay to Meredith son of Richard, who lost his lands in Wales on account of his service to the king, 101. for Easter term in the 39th year out of the yearly fee of 201. granted to him during pleasure to maintain himself in the king's service. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to let five sisters minors at Norhampton have five tunics of russet of the king's gift. To the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset. Contrabreve to let the keeper of the king's prisoners in the castle of Corf have 40s. for their maintenance. Allocate to Hugh de Goldingham, keeper of the forest between the bridges of Oxford and Staunford, in the issues of his bailiwick, 10 marks paid in the wardrobe at Geydenton to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Friday after St. Peter and St. Paul to buy gold. Liberate to Ralph Noel, king's serjeant, 75s. arrears of his wages while on the king's service in Gascony from the Sunday before St. Dunstan to the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains, both in the 38th year, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk.

Page  232 232 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 4-cont. July 3. Allocate to Master John Clarel and Adam de Hylton, keepers of Geddington. the archbishopric of York, in the issues thereof, 3661. 13s. 4d. delivered in the wardrobe at Geydenton to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, by the hands of Richard de Bulteford and Robert Russell on the Saturday after St. Peter and St. Paul. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks to William the Breton to maintain himself in the king's service out of the issues of the forest eyre of him and his companions in the county. To the same. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks each out of the issues of the same eyre to Nicholas de Romes', Geoffrey de Leuekenor, and Simon de Throp to maintain themselves in the king's service. July 5. Allocate to James Fresell, keeper of the castle of St. Briavels Geddington. and the forest of Dene, in the issues thereof, 401. paid in the wardrobe at Geytinton to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on Monday, the morrow of the translation of St. Martin. Allocate to Richard de Baggingeden and Walter de Hunteley, sellers of the woods of the forest in co. Gloucester, in their sales, 431. delivered as above. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to give his counsel and aid to John de Suwerk, king's clerk, whom the king is sending to the present fair of Boston to buy 80 fothers of lead, to pay for it, and to carry it to London for delivery to the keepers of the works of the church at Westminster to carry on those works, the said keepers being commanded to receive it, and to pay John 20s. for his expenses. July 8. To Hugh Garget. Contrabreve to let Reynold de Drumare have Geddington. 10 marks' worth of corn for the maintenance of his wife and children as an imprest on the money due to him, out of the issues of the king's manors which are in Hugh's keeping. In margin. Redditum fuit breve. To the sheriff of Leicester. Contrabreve to pay a mark of the king's gift to Cristiana the recluse of Haverberg for her maintenance. June 13. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to pay 251. to Henry de Woodstock. Bratton for Easter term in the 39th year of the yearly fee of 501. granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service.

Page  233 39 HENRY III. 233 1255 Membrane 4-cont. July 14. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to repair where King's Cliffe. necessary the weir and half-weir at Gloucester which are in the keeping of Matthias Bezill, keeper of Gloucester castle, so that the king may incur no loss of lampreys or other fish for lack of such repairs, the cost to be credited by view. Liberate to Girard Belet 100s. for Easter term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 100s. July 16. To the bailiffs of Southampton. Contrabreve to let Philip de Croxton. Sancto Maxencio, king's clerk, have a tun of good wine of the king's gift. July 17. Liberate to Savarus de Vivun' 30 marks for Easter term in the Nottingham. 39th year of his yearly fee of 30 marks. July 18. Allocate to Master John Clarel and Adam de Hylton, keepers of Nottingham. the archbishopric of York, in the issues thereof, 4131. 6s. 8d. delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Saturday before St. Margaret in the 39th year for the expenses of the household. Liberate to Richard de Ivetot 14s. arrears of his wages while with the king on his service in Gascony down to the Saturday after St. German, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk; 10 marks due to him on promise in excess of his wages; 41. 3s. 4d. due by agreement for his stay with the king in Gascony down to the Assumption, for which time he had no wages; and 101. for a horse lost there in the king's service; receiving from him on payment the king's letters patent testifying the debt. To Master John Clarel and Adam de Hylton, keepers of the archbishopric of York. Contrabreve to pay 1001. to Master James, keeper of the queen's wardrobe, for her expenses. July 19 Commission of the keeping of the bishopric of St. David's Nottingham. during pleasure to William de Axemuth and Geoffrey de Norhampton. Cancelled quia in rotulo finium. To the said William. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks to the said Geoffrey out of the issues of the bishopric for the expenses he will incur in keeping it, both of them to be credited therewith. July 13. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to repair where King's Cliffe. necessary the buildings and walls of the castle of Norhampton, the gaol, gate, well, dovecote, bridges, windows, chamber, and tower, the steps of the great tower, and the wall round the park, and the buildings at Selveston, Geydenton, Clyve, and Brikestok,

Page  234 234 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 4-cont. and to finish the queen's wardrobe newly begun at Geydenton, the cost to be credited by view and testimony of lawful men. July 25. Liberate to Vidaldus de la Grave 541. for 24 tuns of wine, to Nottingham. John Columbi 451. for 20 tuns, to Thomas Sabat 451. for 20 tuns, to Affyade Malinade 361. for 16 tuns, to Martin de Insula 331. 15s. for 15 tuns, to Peter de Gisorciis 221. 10s. for 10 tuns, to Raymond de Bussoun 111. 5s. for 5 tuns, to Peter de Brugerak 151. 15s. for 7 tuns, to Raymond Alande 451. for 20 tuns, to John le Borater 221. 10s. for 10 tuns, to Jordan Conte 131. 10s. for 6 tuns, to Maynald Guyteryn 151. 15s. for 7 tuns, to Alexander Everardi 181. for 8 tuns, to William Bozon 181. 15s. for 11 tuns, to William de Pyns 311. 10s. for 15 tuns, and to William le Bruter 121. 11s. for 6 tuns, taken for the king in Boston fair last past by Robert de Dacre, king's clerk. To the bailiffs of Lincoln. Contrabreve to pay 50 marks out of the farm of their town on sight hereof, setting aside all delay and hindrance, to Roger the king's tailor to pay for certain small purchases in the said fair. To Stephen Fromund. Contrabreve to pay 1001. out of the issues of his bailiwick for the king's works at Guldeford to Ellis Maunsell and Richard le Conestable, keepers thereof, one-half at the Assumption next, and the other at the Nativity [of St. Mary '] following. July 26. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 50 marks out Nottingham. of the farm of the city of London without any delay to Edward de Westm', Peter le Blund, constable of the Tower, and John de Suwerk to show honour, as enjoined, to the elect of Toledo and Garsias Martini, messengers of the king of Castille, who are shortly coming to England. MEMBRANE 3. July 27. Liberate to Laurence de Brok 101. for Christmas term in the 39th year and 101. for the term of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist following, out of the 201. granted to him yearly to maintain himself as long as he is in the king's service. To John de Somercote, keeper of the exchange. Contrabreve to pay 30 marks out of the issues of the king's share of the exchange to William de Glouc', goldsmith, that is [20] marks to make a silver almsdish for Eleanor, consort of Edward the king's son, and 10 marks to make two silver censers for the king.

Page  235 39 HENRY III. 235 1255. Membrane 3-cont. July 29. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to pay without Nottingham. delay to Nicholas de Turri, out of the fines and amercements made before the king, the summons for which has reached the sheriff, 201. for Easter term in the 39th year of the 401. which he receives yearly to maintain himself in the king's service. July 30. Liberate to Adam de Gesemuth 101. for Michaelmas term in the Nottingham. 38th year and 101. for Easter term following of his yearly fee of 201. (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 329). July 30. Duplicate of the preceding, cancelled quia superius. Nottingham. Aug. 1. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to pay a mark to Nottingham. Nicholas de Sancto Mauro to be delivered as enjoined on him. To the sheriff of Cumberland. Contrabreve to receive 160 stags to be taken in the forest of Ingelwode by Philip and Richard de Candovr' the king's huntsmen and delivered to him, and to salt the venison and carry it to Westminster against the feast of St. Edward for delivery to the keeper of the larder there. To James Fresel, constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to admit William Lovel the king's huntsman, whom the king is sending to take 100 bucks in the forest of Dene, to give him his counsel and aid, and to salt the venison and carry it to Westminster as above. Aug. 2. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to carry six oaks Nottingham. with their lop (escactis), which the king has given to the friars minors of Notingham in the forest of Shyrewode, to their house in Notingham. Aug. 3. To Stephen Fromund. Contrabreve to let Reynold de Drumare Clipston. have 17 marks' worth of corn out of the issues of the king's manors which are in Stephen's keeping, seeing that Hugh Garget, formerly the king's bailiff, has not done so as commanded (p. 232). To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to buy without delay a missal, a gradual, a troper, and a suitable cross, to cost 40s. in all, and place them in the king's chapel of Clipston. Aug. 4. To the same. Contrabreve to repair the buildings and cellars Warsop. (bovas) of the castle of Notingham where absolutely necessary, the cost to be credited by view. Liberate to Reynold de Drumare 100s. for Easter term in the 39th year of the 101. which he receives yearly.

Page  236 236 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 3-cont. Aug. 7. To James Fresel, bailiff of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to pay Scrooby. 200 marks without delay out of the issues of the sale of a clearing (trenchie) made in the forest of Dene, or out of other issues of his bailiwick, to Robert Walerand, who spent that sum on the despatch of the king's business in the court of Rome, and is bound therefor to the men of Cahors, and to whom the king ordered it to be paid at the Exchequer (p. 227), but he did not get it. Aug. 11. To William Herun, justice of the forest this side Trent, and to Cawood. the sheriff of Northumberland. Contrabreve to pay 15 marks of the king's gift without delay to Robert Walerand out of the issues of the office of justice or those of the county. Aug. 14. To the sheriff of Warwick. Contrabreve to pay 161. 6s. to York. Nicholas de Sancto Mauro, going to Gascony by order of the king, being arrears of his wages while with the king on his service in Gascony from the Sunday after St. Dunstan in the 38th year till Monday, the morrow of All Saints following, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk. To the mayor and bailiffs of York. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks to Richard de Grey, going on the king's errand beyond seas, to buy himself a palfrey of the king's gift. To the sheriff of Northumberland. Contrabreve to make purveyance of 6 tuns of wine at Durham without delay against the king's arrival there. Aug. 16. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to find safe and speedy York. transport at Dover for Richard de Grey, whom the king is sending on his errand beyond seas, with his men, horses, and harness. The like for Nicholas de Sancto Mauro. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to carry to Westminster without delay 50 fothers of lead to be delivered by the sheriff of Nottingham and Derby, for delivery to Edward de Westm', keeper of the king's works at Westminster. Allocate to the citizens of York, in the farm of their town for the coming Michaelmas term, 131. 6s. 8d. delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the morrow of the Assumption in the 39th year, and 311. 13s. for wax, almonds, and facings (penulis) of minever taken from them for the king at York by the hands of the said Artald in that year. Allocate to Master John Clarel and Adam de Hilton, keepers of the archbishopric of York, in the issues thereof, 200 marks paid

Page  237 39 HENRY III. 237 1255. Membrane 3 —cont. in the wardrobe to the said keeper thereof on the Tuesday after the Assumption in the 39th year, and 15 marks paid the same day to Nicholas de Sancto Mauro, going on the king's errand to Gascony, for his expenses. Aug. 18. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to cover in the works at York. York castle without delay against the coming winter, and to make rubble (attractumrn) of stone and lime against next summer to carry on the same, the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to buy two or three pack-horses without delay out of the farm of their town by view of Peter le Blund, constable of the Tower, and leather sacks (bulgias) as he may find convenient and needful, and deliver them to Geoffrey de Meleces, king's yeoman, to bring the king some part of his arms as enjoined, and to pay Geoffrey 2 marks for his expenses and for carriage of the arms. Aug. 18. To the sheriff of Worcester. Contrabreve to receive 30 bucks Newburgh. from Henry de Candovr' the king's huntsman, whom the king ordered to take them in the forest of Fekham; to salt them well and prepare them, and to carry them to Westminster so as to arrive before the feast of St. Edward next. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to receive 60 bucks which the king ordered Robert de Edmundestrop and Robert de Sunninges his huntsmen to take in the bailiwick of Hugh de Goldington, and 30 which he ordered Henry de Candovr' his huntsman to take in the forest of Roteland; and to salt, prepare and carry them as above. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to make purveyance of 6 tuns of wine at Lincoln against the king's arrival, and of 2 tuns to carry to La Bruere, and to carry to Sympyngham 2 tuns of the king's wine which are at Staunford and 2 to Huntendon. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 2 tuns of wine to Royston, 2 to Hertford, and 2 to W[altham?] out of 6 to be delivered by John de Gisorciis. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to carry 3 tuns of the king's wines which are at York to Kawode without delay. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to carry 3 tuns of the king's wines which are at Notingham to Lanum without delay.

Page  238 238 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 3-cont. Aug. 21. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to carry to the king at Durham. Newcastle-on-Tyne by night and day, setting aside all [delay] and hindrance as he loves his body and all his possessions and as he would save the king from scandal, 40 tuns of wine to be delivered at York by the mayor and 39 tuns to be delivered by the keepers of the king's wines there. Aug. 22. Allocate to William le Latymer, sheriff of York, in the issues of Durham. the farm of his county, 771. 6s. 8d. delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, king's clerk, keeper, in 8 days from the Assumption in the 39th year. Aug. 22. To Master J. Clarel and R. de Hylton, keepers of the archDurham. bishopric of York. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks without delay to brother Robert de Barneby for his expenses in going to Germany by order of the king, and 25 marks for Easter term last past of the 50 marks granted to him yearly to maintain himself in the king's service. Aug. 24. Newcastle-onTyne. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks of the king's gift to Nicholas de Turri, king's clerk, for his expenses in following the king northwards in autumn, out of the amercements of pleas before the king. By K. Allocate to Henry de Bathonia, in his debts to the king, 50 marks for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of the yearly fee of 100 marks granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service. Aug. 28. Newcastle-onTyne. To the sheriff of Salop. Contrabreve to pay 15 marks to Hamo le Estraunge for Easter term last past, and 15 marks for Michaelmas term in the 39th year, of the yearly fee of 30 marks granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service, as he is engaged in obedience (obsequiis) to the king in the parts of Scotland. Cancelled quia aliter in rotulo de liberate anni xl., xxv. die Aprilis. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks of the king's gift to the king's yeoman Jordan de Chabbeneys, sick at Notingham, for his expenses. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to carry to Newcastle-onTyne without delay 20 stags of the game taken by R. Bygot, earl of Norfolk, in the forest of Galtriz, which David le Lardener will deliver. Sept. 1. Newcastle-onTyne. To the bailiffs of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Contrabreve to pay 40s. of the king's gift to Geoffrey de Lucy to buy himself a horse.

Page  239 39 HENRY III. 239 1255. Membrane 3-cont. To the sheriff of Hereford. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks of the king's gift to Matthias Bezill in partial recompense for horses lost on the king's service. Sept. 3. To the bailiffs of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Contrabreve to pay 40s. Alnwick. without delay to the king's yeoman Emery de Lucy to buy himself a horse of the king's gift. Sept. 5. To the same. Contrabreve to make a like payment of 40s. to Chillingham. the king's yeoman Bertram de Beyvyle. To the sheriff of Northumberland. Contrabreve to carry 2 tuns of wine with speed to Durham on view of these letters, 1 to Derlynton, and 1 to Alverton, to place in the king's cellars there against his arrival, of the king's wines which are at Newcastleon-Tyne. Sept. 6. To the bailiffs of York. Contrabreve to pay 100s. without delay Wark. to the king's chaplain John, prior of Newburgh, to buy himself a palfrey of the king's gift. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve, so long as he is sheriff, to pay 10 marks yearly to Richard Folyot and Juliana his wife, and one-half to the survivor on the death of either, as they were long since disinherited of all their lands in Normandy for their service to the king, and he granted them this sum for life, half at Easter and half at Michaelmas. Sept. 7. To the sheriff of Cumberland. Contrabreve to pay 20s. to the Wark. king's miners of Aldeston who have come to the king in the parts of Scotland for their labours and expenses in so doing. To the sheriff of Northumberland. Contrabreve to pay 40s. to William de Renham, king's yeoman, to buy himself a horse of the king's gift. MEMBRANE 2. Sept. 13. To the mayor and bailiffs of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. ContraWark. breve to pay 2 marks to John de Tany, king's yeoman, to buy himself a rouncey of the king's gift. Allocate to Reynold de Cobham, sheriff of Kent, in part payment of 20 marks of gold whereof he made a fine for the wardship and marriage of the land and heir of [Robert] de Sevauns, 10 marks of gold paid in the wardrobe, that is, 2 marks at Windesores on the Thursday after St. Scolastica, 2 at Westminster on the Saturday after St. Philip and St. James, and 2 at Portesm' on the Thursday after the Translation of St. Martin, all in the 37th

Page  240 240 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 2-cont. year, and 2 on the Morrow of the Purification and 2 on the Wednesday after St. Mark, both at Westminster in the 39th year, as testified by Peter de Winton, clerk of the wardrobe. Sept. 14. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to amend and repair where Wark. necessary the king's forge in Dover castle, the gutters of the great hall, and the gutters and cisterns of the tower, the cost to be credited by view. To the mayor and bailiffs of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Contrabreve to pay 40s. without delay to Henry de Nyvele, king's yeoman, to buy himself a rouncey of the king's gift in lieu of a horse lost in the king's service. To the same. Contrabreve to pay 40s. without delay to the king's yeoman William Byset for a rouncey lost in the king's service. To the sheriff of Northumberland. Contrabreve to carry 15 tuns of wine to Werk without delay for the queen, who is dwelling there, out of 80 tuns which lately came from York to Newcastle for the king. Sept. 16. To the treasurer and chamberlains of Dublin. Mandate to Wark. pay 201. to Robert Walerand without delay [for] Michaelmas [term] in the 37th year out of the issues of the bishoprics, abbeys, and priories of Ireland, of his yearly fee of 201., unless he has already received it of them by command of the king; and 201. for Michaelmas term in the 38th year. Allocate to Hugh le Bygod, in 200 marks which he should pay at the next Michaelmas Exchequer of his fine of 500 marks for having [a wife], 100 marks paid to the king's brother Geoffrey de Lezignan to maintain himself in the king's service in England. By K. and William de Valencia. Sept. 21. To the mayor and bailiffs of York. Contrabreve, setting aside Wark. all delay and hindrance, to pay 1001. without fail to the queen, who is staying behind the king at Wer[k], for the expenses of her household. Sept. 24. Allocate to the king's clerk, Robert de Dacre, formerly keeper of Newminster. the bishopric of Carlisle, in the issues thereof, 801. delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Thursday before Michaelmas. Sept. 24. Allocate to William Heyrun, sheriff of Northumberland, in Newminster. the issues of the county, 13 marks, whereof he delivered of the

Page  241 39 HENRY III. 241 1255. Membrane 2-cont. king's gift 3 marks to Bernard de Burdel, 5 marks to Hugh de Nede, and 5 marks to William de Muntrevel, all king's yeomen, in recompense for horses lost in the king's journey northwards. By K. Allocate to the same, in the same issues, 8 marks delivered by order of R. de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, and J. Maunsell, provost of Beverley, to Eustace Heyrun, crossbowman, to go with them into Scotland, being arrears of his wages while with the king in Gascony. Sept. 26. Newcastle-onTyne. Allocate to the mayor and bailiffs of Newcastle-on-Tyne, in the farm of their town, 101. 16s. for 48 quarters of wheat delivered to Laurence de Mauneby, clerk of the pantry, to make bread for the king at Newcastle; 75s. for 180 pounds of wax bought of Boydekyn le Flemmeng and Thomas Torold and delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, as witnessed (testificatas) by Peter de Winton, clerk of the wardrobe; 6 marks paid to Robert de Fer[ariis] and 40s. to Henry de Hasting, both king's yeomen, for horses lost while going with the king towards the parts of Scotland; 20s. paid to the nuns of Newcastle of the king's gift; and 151. delivered to William de Sancta Ermina, P. Everardi, Waukelin de Ardern, Bartholomew le Bygod, William Gernun, Ralph de Bakepuz, and Imbert Pogeys, that is, 40s. each (sic), for loss of horses on the king's service in the parts of Scotland. By William de Grey. Sept. 26. Allocate to the same in the said farm 10 marks delivered to the Durham. king's steward William de Grey and 3 marks to Henry le Peytevyn, of the king's gift for the loss of their horses on the king's journey towards Scotland. Sept. 26. Allocate to the same in the said farm 24s. 7d. spent in unloading Durham. 76 tuns of wine sent from York by the sheriff of York, and storing (hospitandis) them at Newcastle. Sept. 28. Allocate to William Heyrun, sheriff of Northumberland, in the Darlington. farm of the county, 1921. 12s. 8d. spent in purchase of 83 quarters of [wheat], 52 tuns of wine, meat, fish, brushwood, litter, coal, oats, and hay delivered to the serjeants of the household for the king's expenses while in the parts of Northumberland, and in carriage thereof to divers places there, by view and testimony of William de Grey the king's steward, as reckoned by him and Artald de Sancto Romano and Aubrey de Fiscampo, [keepers] of the wardrobe, where they have the particulars enrolled. To the bailiffs of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Contrabreve to carry 59 tuns of wine in their keeping at Newcastle, of those sent from 16-(22)

Page  242 242 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 2-cont. York by the sheriff........, to York without delay for delivery to Robert de Dacre, king's clerk, and Cacius de Calvo Monte, mayor of York, to deal with as the king has enjoined. Sept. 30. Allocate to the mayor and bailiffs of York, in the farm of the York. town, 131. Ils. 8d. for fine linen (sindone), gold, cloths, facings (penulis) and wax taken for the king in York and delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper. Oct. 2. To the bailiffs of Nottingham. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks Scrooby. without delay to the king's yeoman Jordan de Chabbeneys for [his] expenses. Oct. 4. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to let the prior of St. Lincoln. Katherine's hospital at Lincoln have a silver-gilt cup worth 5 marks to reserve (reponendum) the Lord's body over the high altar in the great church. To the mayor and bailiffs of Lincoln. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks to John de Bruera for a horse lost on the king's service in Scotland. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to pay 40s. to Master Thomas the king's surgeon for the like cause. Oct. 6. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to pay to Geoffrey Sempringham. de Notingham, leech (fisico), who lately cured (curavit) Jordan de Chabbeneys in laudable fashion of a grave infirmity wherewith he was oppressed at Notingham, 408. to buy himself a palfrey of the king's gift. Oct. 7. Allocate to Gilbert de Cheyle, sheriff of Lincoln, in the farm of Stamford. the county, 40s. delivered to Hermann the German, king's yeoman, to buy himself a rouncey of the king's gift, in recompense for one which he lost on the king's service. Oct. 14. Liberate without delay to the king's brother Geoffrey de Westminster. Lezignan 300 marks promised to him for divers delays, expenses, and expeditions (missionibus) made by him concerning the acquisition (prosequcionem) of the land given to him by the king in Ireland. By K. and R. earl of Cornwall (twice repeated). Liberate without delay to the king's clerk Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper of the wardrobe, 10001. to pay the expenses of the wardrobe and household. Oct. 13. To James Fresel, constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to Westminster. pay 5 marks to Mabel de Cantilupo for the term of St. John the

Page  243 39 HENRY III. 243 1255. Membrane 2-cont. Baptist in the 39th year of the 10 marks granted to her yearly for life out of the issues of his bailiwick for the quitclaim of a forge which she had in the forest of Dene, and the said 10 marks in future during her life as long as he holds his office, half at the feast of St. Martin and half at that of St. John the Baptist. Oct. 15. To Godfrey de Liston. Contrabreve to pay to five chaplains [Westminster.] ministering in the king's chapels at Windesores, each of whom receives 50s. yearly, their wages of 25s. each from Easter in the 39th year till Michaelmas following. To the same. Contrabreve to pay to Henry, fitter of the king's crossbows, his wages of 5d. daily from week to week [for the same period]. Oct. 16. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to finish without delay Westminster. by view and testimony of lawful men the king's works at the Tower begun by their predecessors, sheriffs of London. Oct. 18. Liberate to William de Chenney, steward of the king's daughter Westminster. the consort of Edward the king's son, 50 marks for [her].expenses, and 3i marks for a gold buckle which she offered at the feretory of St. Edward on her arrival at Westminster. Oct. 19. Allocate to William de Tynhyde, late sheriff of Wilts, in the Westminster. issues of that county, 81. 58. ld. spent in purchase of [5]66 ells of linen at 3 1d. the ell against the feast of St. Edward in the 38th year, and 3s. spent in carriage thereof to Westminster. By Philip Luvel. Oct. 20. Allocate to Ellis Maunsell, keeper of the king's mills at GuldeWestminster. ford, in the issues thereof, 251. 2s. delivered for the king's works at Guldeford to Richard le Conestable, Alfred le Clerk, Walter Purbyk, and Alard le Parmenter, keepers thereof, as witnessed by [the abbot] of Persor'. Oct. 20. Liberate without delay to the king's clerk Roger de Messenden Westminster. 101. for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 201. By Philip Lovel. To Stephen Fromund, keeper of the king's castle of Merleberg. Contrabreve to repair where necessary the oven and gutters of the castle and the pond and bays of the stew, the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Surrey. Contrabreve, so long as he is sheriff, to pay to two chaplains ministering in the chapel of the king's castle of Guldeford and one in the hospital of St. Thomas in the

Page  244 244 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 2-cont. town their wages of 50s. each yearly, as they used to have them in the times of former sheriffs. Oct. 21. Liberate without delay to the king's clerk Master James, keeper Westminster. of the queen's wardrobe, 100 marks to pay her expenses in returning from the north parts. Oct. 25. Allocate to Ellis de Rabayne, in the 101. which he should pay at Westminster. Michaelmas in the 39th year of the farm of the king's manor of D..., co. Dorset, 101. for that term out of the 201. which he receives yearly for keeping the corpus of the castle of Corf. MEMBRANE 1. Oct. 21, Liberate to the king's brother William de Valencia for MichaelWestminster. mas term in the 39th year 1901. [of] his [yearly] fee of 5001. Note that the yearly deduction from this fee is enrolled [above] after the last writ of liberate which he had in this year. Oct. 22. Allocate to Reynold de Cobham, sheriff of Kent, in the issues of Westminster. his bailiwick, 491. 1 ls. 44d. spent..... of the king's [daughter] Eleanor, consort of Edward the king's son, and of her household, and on part of her expenses from Dover to Westminster, attested (testificatos) by William de Cheney and John de L[ondon] her [stewards?]. Allocate to the bailiffs of Canterbury, in the farm of their town or in the king's tallage last assessed upon them, 291. lls. Id. spent [in part of the expenses?] of the said Eleanor at Canterbury on the vigil and the day of St. Edward, attested by W. de Cheney and John de London, clerk............... Oct. 23. Liberate without delay to John, prior of Newburgh, king's Westminster. chaplain, going on the king's errand through the parts [beyond] seas to the king of Germany, 40 marks for his expenses. Liberate without delay to brother Ralph de Lyndes' and brother Hugh de With his comrade, of the order of Minors, and to brother Robert de Attrabato and brother H................, of the order of Preachers, who lately came to the king in England from the Holy Land on the common business of all the Christendom of that land, 10 marks for their expenses and 6 marks [for]............ shoes, of the king's gift; and to John Pelevyleyn, knight, coming in like manner, 10 marks. Liberate without delay to Adam, yeoman of John de Avennes, 5 marks of the king's gift for his expenses. By John Ma[unsel?].

Page  245 39 HENRY III. 245 1255. Membrane 1-cont. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay the passage of the king's chaplain John, prior of Newburgh, whom the king is sending in haste on his business beyond seas. Oct. 24. Allocate to Reynold de Cobham, sheriff of Kent, in the issues of Westminster. his bailiwick, 791. 4s. 3d. spent in payment........... of the port of Dover at the landing of the elect of Toledo, Garsias Martini, and their household at Dover and in their expenses thence to the New Temple in London, testified by F......, steward of the said elect. By Philip Luvel. Liberate without delay to Haucon de Norwagia, messenger of the king of Norway, 40s. of the king's gift for his expenses. Oct. 25. Liberate to Clement de Welles and Robert de Coby, chaplains Westminster. ministering at the Tower of London, each of whom receives 50s. yearly, their wages of 25s. each from Easter to Michaelmas in the 39th year. Oct. 25. To Master John Clarel and Adam de Hilton, keepers of the Westminster. archbishopric of York. Contrabreve to pay 3001. to the queen for her expenses. To the sheriff of Dorset. Contrabreve to carry the king's timber which is at Melebir' to York without delay for the works of the castle there. Allocate to Reynold de Cobham, sheriff of Kent, in the issues of his bailiwick, 121. 19s. lid. spent in [purchase] of pigs, fowls, rabbits, boars (braon'), mallards (madlardis), widgeons, plovers, hares, eggs, and dishes against Christmas last, attested by Peter de Wynton, clerk of the wardrobe; 61. 17s. 5d. spent in transport of the king's elephant at Dover; 36s. 9d. spent in transport of John de Grangia and Stephen de Porta, messengers of the king of France, at Dover; 1ls. 10d. [spent in transport] of Richard le Rus, king's clerk, and a knight of Dover castle, whom the king sent with his treasure to Whitsand to make payment (pacam) to the Picards who were in arms with him; 16s. 10d. spent in carriage of 3 tuns of wine from London to Faversham, 4 tuns to Rochester, and 2 tuns to............. [against] the king's arrival there from the parts of Gascony; and 15s. 5d. spent in payment of the custom of the port of.......... for........... and his household at their landing there. Allocate to Aunfrid de Feringes, formerly sheriff of Surrey, in the issues of the county, 20s. 6d. spent in [purchase of] fowls against Christmas last past, as testified by Peter de Winton, clerk of the wardrobe.

Page  246 246 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 1-cont. Oct. 26. Liberate without delay to Geoffrey Curtomer, merchant of Westminster. Paris, 60 marks for two enbroidered caps and........... To the bailiffs of Norhampton. Contrabreve to let the wife of Nicholas de Sancto Mauro have one............. without delay. Oct. 28. Allocate to R. de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, in the Westminster. first debts which he is to pay at the Exchequer, 401. [which he should] have received from the king in the 39th year for the barton of Bristol. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 6 tuns of wine to Westminster and 3 to Windesores to place in the king's cellars there, and one to the dwelling of the bishop of Bologna in Bermundese, one to that of the elect of Toledo, and one to that of Garsias Martini, messenger of the king of Castile, out of 12 tuns to be taken by John de Gisorciis the king's chamberlain of London. Allocate to R. earl of Gloucester and Hertford as above 401. in lieu of a like sum delivered by him to Baldwin................ in the 29th year of 801. granted by the king to Baldwin yearly to maintain himself so long as he should be in the king's ward. Liberate to Ellis Maunsel and Richard le Conestable, keepers of the king's works at Guldeford, 150.... to carry out [those works]. MEMBRANE ld. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay to Eustace de Braunford and Robert Turneboel during their lives 50s. each at Michaelmas and 50s. at Easter (as in Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 430).

Page  247 ( 247 ) 40 HENRY III. No. 32. Liberate de anno regni regis Henrici filii regis Johannis xlo. 1255. MEMBRANE 19. Oct. 29. To Master John Clarel, keeper of the archbishopric of York. Westminster. Contrabreve to take 80 does in the parks and woods of the archbishopric against the coming Christmas and have them salted, prepared, and taken to the king by that feast. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry to Westminster to place in the king's cellars there 20 tuns of wine which John de Gisorciis the king's chamberlain of London will take and deliver to them. To the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset. Contrabreve, so long as he is sheriff, to pay to the king's two chaplains ministering in the chapel of the castle of Syreburn their wages of 50s. each yearly, their first term to begin at Christmas in the 40th year. To the sheriff of Cambridge. Contrabreve to pay 91. 12d. to Robert le Botiller, arrears of his wages while on the king's service in Gascony down to the Thursday after St. Giles in the 38th year as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk. Oct. 31. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to pay 30 marks of the Westminster. king's gift to Bartholomew Peche for his expenses in the king's service in Gascony, as he has not yet received it from the bailiffs of Oxford, who were commanded while the king was in Gascony to pay it out of the farm of the town of Oxford. Nov. 2. Liberate to Bonus Runcinus, merchant, 131. for 3 gold-wrought Westminster. cloths worth 40s. each, 3 worth 2 marks each, and 6 cloths of silk worth 10s. each, which the king sent to his daughter A., wife of Edward his son, for her offerings in divers churches on her first arrival in England, and 81. 16s. 8d. for three gold-wrought cloths worth 40s. each, and 2 pieces of sendal worth 15s. each which the king offered at Westminster on the feast of St. Edward, and for 1 gold-wrought cloth worth 2 marks which he offered at St. Paul's. By Edward de Westm'. Liberate without delay to Roland Dynant the messenger 40s. of the king's gift for his expenses.

Page  248 248 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 19-cont. Liberate to the king's kinsman Master Simon de Rupe Cauardi 50 marks for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of the yearly fee of 50 marks granted to him till the king shall provide more abundantly for him. Added in another hand:-Quia hoc anno nichil percipiet de provisione quam ei fecimus. Liberate to the wife of Master Thomas the king's surgeon 100s. of the king's gift for her expenses, which the treasurer should have delivered to her by the king's command issued while in Gascony, but which she has not yet received. To the sheriff of Cumberland. Contrabreve to find what may be useful for Master Girard the carpenter to finish the two catapults (blidas) in the castle of Carlisle which he began by the king's order when Robert de Brus had the county, the cost to be credited by view. To Godfrey de Liston. Contrabreve to make a gallery (oriolum) by the entrance to the new turret in the castle of Windesores, with a suitable small chapel for the queen as Matthias Bezill will tell on the king's behalf, before the king's arrival, which will be shortly, the Lord willing; the cost to be credited by view. Liberate to Charles de Rupe Forti 25 marks for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of the yearly fee of 50 marks granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service. Liberate to Bartholomew le Bigod 100s. for the same term of his yearly fee of 101. Liberate to John de Laufare 101. for the same term of the yearly fee of 201. granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service. Liberate to Henry le Peytevyn 101. for the same term of the yearly fee of 201. granted to him till the king shall provide for him more abundantly in wards or escheats. Liberate to Ebulo de Montibus 25 marks for the same term of his yearly fee of 50 marks. Nov. 4. Liberate to William le Ruter, king's carpenter, his liveries of Westminster. 3d. daily from Michaelmas in the 39th year till Easter following. Liberate to Lucy late the wife of Rhiwallon (Rualn') de Brey 100s. for Easter term and 100s. for Michaelmas term, both in the 39th year, of her yearly fee of 101.

Page  249 40 HENRY III. 249 1255. Membrane 19-cont. Nov. 5. To William de Axemuth. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks out Westminster. of the issues of the bishopric of St. David's to Geoffrey de Norhampton, to whom the king has committed the keeping of the bishopric jointly with him, for the expenses which he will incur therein down to St. Peter's Chains, and 20 marks yearly for his expenses so long as the bishopric is vacant and in the king's hand, unless the king chooses to give him more; both of them to be credited therewith. Liberate to John de Wyvyle 20 marks for Michaelmas term in the 39th year (as on p. 184). Liberate to Ralph de Ausy and Alice his wife etc. Cancelled quia aliter inferius (14th entry below). Liberate to S. elect of Toledo 400 marks of the king's gift, and to Garsias Martini 200 marks for the 38th and 39th years of his yearly fee of 100 marks. Nov. 7. Liberate to Wylemin formerly the queen's marshal 50s. for Westminster. Michaelmas term in the 39th year, granted to him yearly for life for his maintenance. Liberate to Imbert de Castellone 201. for the same term of his yearly fee of 101. Liberate to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper etc., 100 marks to pay the expenses of the household. Liberate to William Furt 20 marks in part payment of the arrears of the king's debts to him. Liberate to the abbot of Tyrun 20 marks for Michaelmas term in the 39th year which he receives yearly of the king's fixed alms. Liberate to Hugh Espaulard 15 marks for the same term of his yearly fee of 15 marks. Cancelled quia inferius. Liberate to the messenger of the viscount of Armagnac (Erminiaco) 5 marks of the king's gift for his expenses homewards. Liberate to John, yeoman of the countess of Angoul~me, 5 marks in like manner. Liberate to Deuteitus the merchant 271. for a palfrey bought of him and delivered to P. bishop of Hereford of the king's gift.

Page  250 250 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 19-cont. Liberate to Baldwin de Insula 401. for Easter term in the 39th year of the 801. granted to him yearly in lieu of all other payments, unless he has received it by another writ made in Gascony (R6les Gascons, I, No. 4232). Nov. 7. Liberate to Hugh de Bueles 101. of his yearly fee of 101., and to Westminster. William Bluet O00s. and to John de Busceby 100s. of their yearly fees, all for Michaelmas term in the 39th year. Liberate to Matthias de la Mare 10 marks for the same term of his yearly fee of 20 marks. Liberate to Ralph de Ausy and Alice his wife 20s. for the 40th year of the 20s. yearly granted to them for life to pay the rent of their lodging, on account of the praiseworthy service which Ralph has long done to the king and king John his father. Liberate to Master Gilbert de Millers 25 marks for Michaelmas term in the 38th year of his yearly fee of 50 marks. Liberate to Peter de Gundon, messenger of the count of Armagnac (Armoniaco), 40s., and to Peter de Nugelolio, messenger of Amanevus de Vastalad, two marks for their expenses homewards, out of the arrears due to their lords. Liberate to Huncosin the crossbowman 47s. arrears of his wages while in the king's service in Gascony down to the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, and to John de Huncosin 47s. for the like, receiving from them the king's letters patent therefor. Nov. 6. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to let the elect of Toledo, Westminster. brother of the king of Castile, and his men, have prompt transport at Dover, and to pay for it on the king's behalf. To Godfrey de Liston. Contrabreve to pay to four serjeants-atarms dwelling in garrison in the castle of Windesores their wages of 9d. each daily from Easter to Michaelmas in the 39th year out of the issues of his bailiwick. Liberate to Nicholas de Chel, foot-crossbowman, 33s. arrears of his wages while in the king's service in Gascony down to the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor. Nov. 7. Allocate to Simon de Eltesden, formerly sheriff of Bukingham, Westminster. in the issues of the county, 59s. 6d. for sheep, boars, and fowls

Page  251 40 HENRY III. 251 1255. Membrane 19-cont. bought against the feast of St. Edward which was in 15 days from Michaelmas in the 38th year and delivered to John, clerk of Edward de Westm', and for the carriage thereof to Westminster. By Philip Lovel. Liberate to Roger the tailor and Hugh de Turri his partner 20 marks to pay their expenses in the last fair at Boston and other fairs elsewhere in purchases for the king. Liberate to Odo, chaplain of William de Pemes, 60s. of the king's gift for his expenses homewards. Liberate to Sancho de Rymbes, messenger of Fortunerius de Casa Nova, 40s. for his expenses homewards out of his lord's arrears. Liberate to Thomas Esporun, king's clerk, 20 marks yearly, half at the Michaelmas Exchequer and half at that of Easter, granted to him as long as he shall be in the king's service at the Exchequer of the Jews, and till the king shall make more abundant provision for him. This liberate is patent. Liberate to John de Suyneford, king's clerk, 101. for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 201. Liberate to Henry le Tyeys, fitter of the king's crossbows at the Tower of London, his liveries of 41d. daily from the Purification in the 39th year, when he first came to the Tower by order of the king, till Martinmas in the 40th year. MEMBRANE 18. Nov. 12. Liberate to Vigoureux Yssuk, citizen of Bordeaux, 241. 11s. Windsor. for a horse delivered to William de Turnham, Picard, for arrears of his wages down to his departure from the parts of Gascony; to him and William Reymundi his brother 45 marks for two horses delivered to Baldwin de Croulan and Perot de Wast, Picards, for arrears of their wages while with the king on his service in Gascony; and to both 15 marks for a horse delivered to Drew de Barentyn in lieu of one lost in the king's service in Gascony; all bought by Peter Chacepork, formerly treasurer; receiving from them on payment the letters patent of the king and Peter witnessing the debt. Liberate to William de Frethorn 10 marks for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 10 marks.

Page  252 252 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 18-cont. Liberate to William de Grey 61. 10s. for the same term of his yearly fee of 131. Nov. 13. Liberate to Reynold de Monte Sancti Leodegarii 40 marks Windsor. arrears down to Michaelmas in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 10 marks. Nov. 13. Contrabreve to carry 10 tuns of white wine, to be delivered by Windsor. John de Gisorciis the king's chamberlain of London from the king's wines at Westminster, to the king at Windesores with speed for delivery to his butlers there. To the sheriff of Northumberland. Contrabreve to repair the king's buildings in the castle of Bamburg where absolutely necessary at the least possible cost, which will be credited by view. Liberate to Ralph son of Nicholas 10 marks for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of the 20 marks granted to him yearly so long as he shall have the keeping of the castle of Notingham. Liberate to Peter Roberti 30 marks for Michaelmas terms in the 37th, 38th and 39th years of the yearly fee of 10 marks granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service. Liberate to Emeric de Sonevyle and John and Ernald his brothers 751. 6s. 8d., being four years' arrears of their yearly fee of 201., receiving from them the king's letters patent therefor. Note that this fee is in arrears for Michaelmas term in the 39th year. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to pay 1008. without delay to Ralph de Gorges, king's yeoman, of the king's gift for the maintenance of his wife and children, as he has been disinherited on the king's account, and has no means of maintenance except what the king finds for him by an impulse (intuitu) of charity. Liberate to John^ de Monte Acuto, merchant of Nerbun, and Peter Arnaldi, merchant of Gaylak, 10 marks for their expenses, in part payment of the king's debts to them. Liberate to Artald de Sancto Romano, king's clerk, keeper of the wardrobe, 2001. to pay the expenses of the household. Liberate to the king's sister Isabel, lady of Crohun, 50 marks for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of her yearly fee of 100 marks, and 60 marks for the same term of the 60 marks granted to her till the king shall make provision for her in lands of that value

Page  253 40 HENRY III. 253 1255. Membrane 18-cont. in lieu of the manor of Burn, late of Peter de Crohun, which the king gave to P. de Sabaudia. Nov. 15. Liberate to the king's sister Margaret, viscountess of Thouars, Windsor. 100 marks for the same term of her yearly fee of 100 marks. Liberate to Matthias de Mara 151. 4s. arrears of his wages while with the king on his service in Gascony from Thursday, the vigil of St. Boniface, till Monday, the Commemoration of All Souls, in the 39th year as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk. Allocate to the mayor and bailiffs of York, in the farm of the town, 301. 18d. for cloth bought of them by Roger le Taylur and Hugh de Turri in the last fair at Westminster in 15 days from Michaelmas in the 39th year. Liberate to Segur de Castro Novo 231. 10s. arrears of his wages while with the king with three other knights on his service in Gascony down to the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk; 201. for a horse lost there on the king's service; and 101. for the harness of two knights whom the king decked there with the belt of knighthood at his request; receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor. (Cf. Roles Gascons, I, Nos. 3040, 3265, and 3303). Nov. 16. Allocate to the good men of Gernem', in their debts to the king, Windsor. 191 marks spent in transport of the duke of Lissimburg and the count of Limburg to the parts of Germany. To Master John Clarel and Adam de Hylton, keepers of the archbishopric of York. Contrabreve to pay 271. 18s. 4-d. to the good men of Beverl' for cloth bought of them for the king by Roger le Taylur and Hugh de Turri in the last fair at Westminster, which was in 15 days from Michaelmas in the 39th year. To the sheriff of Northumberland. Contrabreve, from the time when the castle of Werk was committed to his keeping by R. earl of Gloucester and Hereford and John Maunsel, provost of Beverl', and as long as it shall so remain, being in the king's hand, to pay to 8 foot-serjeants dwelling in garrison there their wages of 2d. each daily. Nov. 16. Liberate to Edmund the king's son, whom the king is sending Windsor. to the sea at Dover to meet Edward his brother the king's eldest son, 20 marks for his expenses immediately on view hereof.

Page  254 ,254 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 18-cont. Liberate to brother John, penitenciary and chaplain of the Pope, immediately on view hereof, 20 marks for his expenses in returning to the court [of Rome] to despatch the king's business which the treasurer and chamberlains know. Liberate to Ellis de Hertford, king's clerk, 101. for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of the yearly fee of 201. granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service. Liberate to Guy de Fretun, knight, who came into England with Eleanor, consort of Edward the king's son, 100s. of the king's gift for his expenses. Liberate to Philip de Mauverne, messenger of the king of Castile, 408. of the king's gift for his expenses in returning to the parts of Spain. Liberate to William Golard 131. 16s. 8d. arrears of his wages while on service with the king in Gascony as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, receiving from William the king's letters patent therefor. Nov. 18. Liberate to Guy de Rupeforti 181. for Michaelmas term in the Windsor. 39th year of his yearly fee of 181. Liberate to William de Chauvini 200 marks for the same term of his yearly fee of 200 marks. Philip Luvel is commanded, if William cannot have it at present, to let Emeric de Nillak and Laurence Picher his messengers have 15 marks for their expenses homewards in part payment, pledging some of the king's jewels therefor if necessary. Liberate to Griffin de Brumfeud 101. for Michaelmas term in the 38th year and 101. for Easter and 101. for Michaelmas terms in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 201.; and to Hoel de Brumfeud his brother 10 marks for Michaelmas term in the 38th year and 10 marks for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 10 marks. Liberate to the good men of Sauz 100 marks due to them for damages sustained in the king's war in Gascony, receiving from them the king's letters patent therefor. Liberate to the abbot of Sordes 50 marks arrears of 100 marks, receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 407). Philip Luvel is commanded if the abbot cannot have it at present, to let Raymond the chap

Page  255 40 HENRY III. 255 1255. Membrane 18 —cont. lain his messenger have 5 marks for his expenses homewards in part payment thereof. Liberate to the abbot of Susa 40 marks in part payment of the arrears of his yearly fee of 40 marks. Mandate to Philip Lovel to let Arnold, messenger of P. viscount of Tartas, have 40s. for his expenses in part payment of the king's debts to him. Liberate to Ernald Marthan 481. arrears of his wages while with the king on his service in Gascony, and 281. for keeping the castle of Miremunt, all as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, receiving from Ernald the king's letters patent therefor. Philip Luvel is commanded, if Ernald cannot have it at present, to let Henry his messenger have 40s. for his expenses homewards in part payment thereof. To the sheriff of Salop and Stafford. Contrabreve for a payment to Marmeduk' son of Richard. Cancelled quia inferius (m. 17, fifth entry.) Liberate to the prior and brethren of the Carthusians 25 marks for Easter term and 25 marks for Michaelmas term, both in the 39th year, of the 50 marks which they receive yearly of the king's fixed alms. Liberate to Robert de Ferariis 501. for Michaelmas term in the 39th year (as on p. 217). Nov. 18. Liberate to Arnold the chaplain and Arnold Guillelmi, mesWindsor. sengers of the good men of Saut, 40s. for their expenses in awaiting the arrival of Edward the king's son, with whom the king will discuss the business of the men of Saut. MEMBRANE 17. Nov. 19. Allocate to Alan la Zuche, formerly justice of Chester, in the Windsor. farm of that county, 9 marks for the issues of the mill of Ryw for the 35th, 36th, and 37th years, when the county was in the king's hand, he having granted the mill to Eignon son of Owen for life in the end of the 34th year in lieu of 40s. formerly granted to him at the Exchequer; and 2 marks delivered to Master Girard the king's engineer in the 34th year for his expenses when sent to order and view the king's works and engines in the castles of Gannok and Dissard.

Page  256 256 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 17-cont. Liberate without any delay 3001. for the king's works at Westminster to the keepers thereof. Liberate to the spigurnels 101. 12s. 8d. for 464 pounds of wax found by them to seal the king's writs from the Epiphany in the 39th year till the day of St. Edmund the king in the 40th year. Nov. 18. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to pay for a tun Windsor. of prisage-wine, to be delivered by the keepers of the king's wines there, which the abbot and convent of Beaulieu receive by charter at Suthampton to celebrate divine service. Mandate to the keepers accordingly. To the sheriff of Salop and Stafford. Contrabreve to pay to Marmeduc' son of Richard, who lost his lands in Wales on account of his service to the king, 101. for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of the yearly fee of 201. granted to him during pleasure to maintain himself in the king's service. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to carry 6 tuns of.wine to Radingg, 2 to Schirburn, 2 to Sandelford, 6 to Merleberg, 2 to Lotegereshale, 20 to Clarendon, 2 to Werwell, 30 to Winchester, 2 to Chauton, and 8 to Gildeford, to place in the king's cellars there, out of 80 to be taken at Suthampton and Portesm' and delivered to them by Faukes the king's butler. Nov. 20. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay 10s. to Eustace de Windsor. Braunford and 10s. to Robert Turneboel of the king's gift this time by special favour to buy themselves robes. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to let Master John de Glouc' the king's mason have 1008. to make a wardrobe in the constable's lodging (constablia) in the Tower as enjoined on him. Nov. 21. To the sheriff of Buckingham. Contrabreve to pay 15 marks to Windsor. William le Bretun, 10 marks to Nicholas de Rumes', 10 marks to Geoffrey de Leuckner, and 10 marks to Simon de Trop to maintain themselves in the office of justices of the forest. Liberate to Robert Walerand 11. 5s. for 9 tuns of wine bought of him when the king was last at Bordeaux by the hands of John de Suwerk the king's butler. Liberate to John de Bruera 201. for Michaelmas terms in the 36th, 37th, 38th, and 39th years of his yearly fee of 100s.

Page  257 40 HENRY III. 257 1255. Membrane 17-cont. Nov. 25. Liberate to Imbert Guidonis 30 marks for Michaelmas term in Windsor. the 38th year and 30 marks for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 30 marks. Nov. 24. Allocate to Godfrey de Liston, in the issues of his bailiwick, Windsor. 65s. pannage of the forest of Windesores in the 38th year, and 201. of the same for the 39th year; and in the issues of his farm of the king's manors of Cokham and Braye, 51. 16s. 8d.; all paid in the wardrobe at Windesores to Artald de Sancto Romano etc. on Monday, the feast of St. Cecilia in the 40th year. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to buy 16 fothers of lead and carry them to Westminster for the king's works, to deliver to the keepers thereof. To the sheriff of Sussex. Contrabreve to levy 1001. with all speed on view hereof out of the issues of the present eyre in the county, and pay it to Ellis Maunsell and Richard the constable, keepers of the king's works at Guldeford, to finish those works, as the king intends to be there at the coming feast of the Circumcision, on his return from Winchester, where by divine permission he is going to celebrate the coming Christmas, and his buildings at Guldeford are not so well repaired that he can be sufficiently housed therein; and if the sheriff cannot pay the money to the keepers in a lump sum at once, to let them have it piecemeal as fast as he can levy it of the said issues, so that the buildings may not remain unfinished for lack of the money, on which account the king would need to betake himself grievously to the sheriff. To Godfrey de Liston. Contrabreve to pay to Henry, fitter (attilliatori) of the king's crossbows, from week to week his wages of 5d. daily from Michaelmas in the 39th year to Easter in the 40th year, and 1 mark for equipping (attilliandas) the said crossbows. Nov. 27. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry to the king Windsor. at Windesores by the Sunday before St. Andrew, or early on the Monday morning at the latest 12 tuns of wine to be delivered by John de Gisorciis the king's chamberlain of London. To Godfrey de Liston. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks to Ralph Hunfr' for his land by the king's garden at Windesores, which the king enclosed to make his new shoeing-forge (marescalciam), as it has been testified before the king that the land was valued at that sum down if it was to be kept for the king for ever. Nov. 29 To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to receive 50 does to be Windsor. taken in the forests of Melkesham and Cippeham and delivered to 17-(22)

Page  258 258 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 17-cont. him by William Lovel and Henry de Candovr' the king's huntsmen, and salt the game and carry it to Winchester against Christmas for delivery to the keepers of the king's larder there. To John de Somerkote, keeper of the exchange. Contrabreve to pay 1001. without delay to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper of the wardrobe, to buy furs for the king against Christmas, so that the king may not be without furs at the feast through John's default. Liberate to the said Artald without any delay 361. 16s. to buy jewels as enjoined on him to present on the king's behalf to the bishop of Bologna and his men, not failing hereof as they love the king's honour. By Artald de Sancto Romano and Aubrey de Fiscampo. Nov. 30. Liberate to Peter Roberti 141. 5s. 4d. arrears of his wages while Windsor. with the king on his service in Gascony down to the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, and 15 marks for a horse which he lost on the same service, receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor. Dec. 1. Liberate to William de Gardinis 10 marks for Easter terms in Windsor. the 38th and 39th years of his yearly fee of 5 marks. Liberate to Ernald Feidiz, king's yeoman, 81. 3s. arrears of his wages while with the king in Gascony from the Sunday after Ascension in the 38th year till All Saints following, as reckoned by Ralph Lof, clerk of the marshalsea; and 101. for his horses lost on the king's service there; receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor. To Godfrey de Liston. Contrabreve to pay to five chaplains ministering in the king's chapels at Windesores, each of whom receives 50s. yearly, their wages of 25s. each from Michaelmas in the 39th year till Easter following. Liberate to Nicholas de Stokbrigg, king's clerk, usher of the kitchen, 91. 18s. 9d. arrears of his wages while with the king on his service in Gascony as reckoned by Ralph Lof, clerk of the marshalsea. Dec. 5. Liberate to the king's brother Guy de Lezinian 1001. which he Windsor. receives yearly in the name of Gaucher de Chastillun for the manor of Derteforde, and 501. of the yearly fee of 1001. granted him as an increase of his yearly fee, both for Michaelmas term in the 39th year.

Page  259 40 HENRY III. 259 1255. Membrane 17-cont. Liberate to William de Hatintoft 101. for the same term of his yearly fee of 101. Liberate to William Bygod 100s. due to him to arm himself in the newness of his knighthood, first receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 334). Dec. 6. Allocate to Gilbert de Preston, in his debts to the king, 201. Windsor. for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 401. To the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset. Contrabreve so long as he is sheriff, to pay 121. yearly to John de Gorges for his maintenance, that is, 61. at Easter and 61. at Michaelmas. Dec. 7. Liberate without delay to brother Ern' the Templar, messenger Windsor. of B. count of Comminges, 5 marks for his expenses homewards. Cancelled quia inferius (5th entry below). Liberate without delay to Bertram de Ahones, knight, messenger of the king of Aragon, 60 marks of the king's gift for his expenses homewards. Liberate to Geoffrey de Lezingnan 10 marks to buy himself a palfrey of the king's gift. Liberate without delay to Peter de Torthay and Peter de Rupe, knights of the said Geoffrey, 91. for handing over to the king their prisoners taken in a hostile encounter outside La Reole (Regulam) in time of war when the king was last in Gascony. Liberate to the said Geoffrey 3001. for the term of the Purification in the 40th year of the yearly grant to him of 3001. (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 424). Liberate to Garsias Martini 100 marks for his expenses homewards; to two players (istrionibus) of the king of Castile 20s. each; to Gundisalvus, servant of the same king, who brought horses to king Henry and carried a buckler, 40s.; to the messenger of the king of Castile, 1 mark; and to brother Arnold the Templar and another messenger of the count of Comminges (Cuminarum), 5 marks for their expenses; all of the king's gift; and to William Bonquer the king's marshal, escorting Garsias and his men to the sea, 40s. for his expenses. Dec. 8. Liberate to William Golard, knight of the king's sister M. Windsor. viscountess of Thouars, 5 marks for his expenses homewards.

Page  260 260 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. MEMBRANE 16. Liberate to Ernald Willelmi, burgess of Sault-St.-Navailles (Saltu), 4 marks for his expenses homewards, as the king cannot at present pay his debt to him and other burgesses of Sault. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry to Windesores without delay to place in the king's cellars there 20 tuns of wine to be taken for the queen and delivered to them by John de Gisorciis the king's chamberlain of London. Dec. 8. To the same. Contrabreve, so long as they are sheriffs and the Windsor. king's elephant is in London, to find what is reasonably necessary for it and its keeper. To John de Sumercote, keeper of the exchange. Contrabreve to take 60 marks out of the issues of the exchange for his expenses in going on the king's errand to the court of Rome for the business enjoined on him. Dec. 10. Liberate to William de Sancta Ermina 40 marks in hand for Reading. Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 40 marks, to pay certain debts of his in London as he has asked. To the sheriff of Oxford and Berks. Contrabreve to pay 15 marks of the king's gift to the canons of Caveresham for the fabric of their church. Dec. 17. To Stephen Fromund, bailiff of Lutegarsale. Contrabreve Ludgershall. to make a limekiln (rogum) and to repair and amend where absolutely necessary the walls and battlements and the building over the gate of the king's castle of Lutegarsale, the cost to be credited by view. Dec. 17. To the bailiffs of Winchester. Contrabreve to let the king's Clarendon. almoner Simon the chaplain have 50 pairs of shoes for the poor against Christmas, at Winchester by the Thursday before Christmas, one-half to be worth 5d. the pair and the other half worth 4-id. Dec. 22. Allocate to John de Vernun, sheriff of Wilts, in the issues of the Clarendon. county, 5s. 10d. spent in repair of a chamber at Clarendon. To the bailiffs of Winchester. Contrabreve to let Andrew Poynaunt, keeper of the king's chandlery, have 500 pounds of wax against Christmas by the coming day of St. Thomas at latest. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to buy 500 pounds of wax against Christmas and send them without delay to the king at Winchester so that he may have it in the wardrobe on the coming Thursday before Christmas.

Page  261 40 HENRY III. 261 1255. Membrane 16-cont. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay for the transport at Dover of J. bishop of Bologna and J. de Somerkote, king's clerk, whom the king is sending with the bishop on his errand to the court of Rome. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to carry to Salisbury (Novas Sarr') a tun of wine which Faukes, taker of the king's wines at Suthampton, will deliver to William Pynnok, citizen of Salisbury, in lieu of a tun taken from him for the king when last at Salisbury. Dec. 27. Allocate to Roger de Cobham, sheriff of Kent, in the issues of Winchester. the eyre of Gilbert de Preston and his fellows, justices last itinerant in the county, 1661. 13s. 4d. levied in his bailiwick of men amerced in that eyre and delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano etc. on Christmas Eve in the 40th year by the hands of Robert de Bech the sheriff's clerk. Allocate to Master John Clarel and Adam de Hilton, keepers of the archbishopric of York, in the issues thereof, 3331. 6s. 8d. delivered in the wardrobe as above by the hand of John for the king's expenses, and 200 marks delivered to Nicholas formerly bishop of Durham by the hand of John to complete the repayment of 1000 marks borrowed from him (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 423). To the bailiffs of York. Contrabreve to let Hawise, wife of Robert de Stopham, king's serjeant, have a tun of wine of the king's gift. Allocate to John de Somerkote, keeper of the exchange, in the issues thereof, 50 marks spent in purchase of (exp'), horses and harness delivered to Bartholomew de Ferentino, knight, 50 marks delivered to the said Bartholomew of the king's gift, and 81. 5s. 4d. spent in presents (exenniis) to Garsias Martini, messenger of the king of Castile. Dec. 29. Allocate to Henry de Farleg', sheriff of Hants, in the issues of Winchester. the county, 61. 10s. 4d. delivered to Nicholas Kipping and Richard de Baukwell, citizens of Winchester, for a cloth of camlet and furs bought of them by Roger le Taylur and Hugh de Turri and delivered to the messengers of the prince of Antioch for their robes of the king's gift. To John de Somerkote, keeper of the exchange. Contrabreve to take 20 marks of the issues of the exchange for his expenses in going to the court of Rome, in addition to the 60 marks already granted.

Page  262 262 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1255. Membrane 16-cont. To the bailiffs of York. Contrabreve etc. Cancelled quia superius (4th entry). Dec. 29. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to pay 40s. without delay to Master Thomas the king's surgeon for his robes burnt and consumed by the king. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to find a set of vestments (vestimentum), books, and other ornaments needful to serve the chapel in the castle of Suthampton for the king's chaplain ministering there. Dec. 29. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to wainscot the king's Winchester. pantry and cellar in his castle of Winchester, to remove the earth from the ditch under the king's tower behind the hall, to examine (rimari) and mend the walls of the castle where necessary, to make the postern gate of new timber and likewise a building outside the king's oven, to amend the painting in the king's and queen's chamber, to renew the painting near the king's desk (lectum) in the chapel, to remove the earth from the road (chemino) between the gate of the castle and the barbican, and to mend the common privy chamber, which threatens to fall down; the cost to be credited by view. Cancelled quia aliter inferius xxix die Junii. 1256. Jan. 2. To the sheriff of Surrey and Sussex. Contrabreve to pay 20 Guildford. marks without delay to Richard Testard and 20 marks to Geoffrey de Braybuf in partial recompense for their losses from the king's mills at Guldeford, which were set up lower [down stream] than theirs. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to finish the queen's wardrobe begun close to her chamber at Geydenton, the cost to be credited by view. Jan. 3. To the sheriff of Surrey. Contrabreve to pay 2d. daily to Ellis Guildford. Maunsell for keeping the king's park of Guldeford from Easter in the 39th year till the Epiphany in the 40th year and thenceforward so long as he (the sheriff) remains sheriff, as other sheriffs have received that sum therefor in past times. To the sheriff of Sussex. Contrabreve to pay 1001. without delay out of the issues of the last eyre in the county to Richard the constable and Ellis Maunsell, keepers of the king's works at Guldeford, to pay certain arrears of debts incurred on the works, to wainscot the king's and queen's chapels, the king's chamber, and other chambers new built there, to make two great windows in the king's chapel, to bar the windows of the king's new chamber

Page  263 40 HENRY III. 263 1256. Membrane 16-cont. with iron, to make a porch of stone for the hall, to paint the story of Dives and Lazarus in the king's hall opposite his seat, to make an image with beasts in the seat, to lengthen the chamber of the king's chaplains, and to do and repair other small matters in the buildings as enjoined. Jan. 8. Allocate to John de Cortenay, in his debts at the Exchequer, Westminster. 25 marks in lieu of a like sum which he should have received at the Michaelmas Exchequer in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 50 marks. Jan. 8. Liberate to Laurence de Brok 101. for Christmas term in the Westminster. 40th year of the 201. granted to him yearly to maintain himself so long as he is in the king's service. Allocate to John de Somerkote, keeper of the exchange, in the issues thereof, 41. 5s. spent of the king's gift in small matters of harness for Bartholomew de Florentyn and robes for his servants in the newness of his knighthood. MEMBRANE 15. * Liberate to Nicholas de Hadlo 40 marks for his expenses in the office of justice in past time. * Liberate to William de Chenney 45 marks sterling arrears of his wages while on the king's service in Gascony, as reckoned by Peter Chacepork, formerly treasurer, which should have been paid to him on the morrow of St. Martin in the 39th year. No attestation. Jan. 8. Liberate to Roger de Thurk[elby] 50 marks for Michaelmas term Westminster. in the 39th year of the yearly fee of 100 marks granted to him to maintain himself so long as he shall be in the king's service. By K. Allocate to Robert de Dacre, formerly keeper of the bishopric of Carlisle, in the issues thereof, 201. delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the morrow of the Epiphany in the 40th year for the king's expenses. Liberate to Reynold de Drumare without delay 15 marks of the king's gift to maintain himself in the king's service, not failing hereof as the king has enjoined by word of mouth and as they love him. * Cancelled quia aliter inferius; see 8th and 9th entries.

Page  264 264 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 15-cont. Liberate to Gerard de Rumiliaco 8 marks for 8 tuns of wine taken from him by William son of Herbert and John de Somers[et] the king's butlers, receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor (Roles Gascons, I, No. 4130). Jan. 9. Liberate to Esquivat (Esciuardo) de Chabbeneys, count of Westminster. Bigorre, 100 marks of the king's gift for his expenses in coming to the king in England. By K. Liberate to Nicholas de Hadlou 40 marks for his expenses in going with Philip Luvel the treasurer to make inquisitions and extents by order of the king, and in the office of justice in past time. Liberate to William de Chenney 211. 4s. arrears of his wages while with another knight with the king on his service in Gascony from the Sunday after St. Dunstan to the Sunday before the Nativity of St. Mary as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, the king's letters patent for 45 marks arrears of Gascony, which he says that he has lost, to be treated as null. Liberate to Baldwin de Villa 151. for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 201. Note that he has been fully paid down to Michaelmas in the 40th year. Liberate to Ellis de Strafford (Stratford in margin) 5 marks sterling in lieu of half a mark of gold which he gave to have a bailiwick in the forest of Whitlewode whereof Hugh his brother was deprived by judgment, and which the king does not wish Ellis to have. Liberate to Stephen Hurtyn of Dover 10 marks for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of the yearly fee of 10 marks granted to him for life of the king's gift for his maintenance. Liberate to Henry le Tyeys, fitter of the king's crossbows at the Tower of London, his liveries of 4d. daily from Martinmas in the 40th year so long as he shall remain in that office. Liberate to Mabel Frowe, Ingalesia wife of William de Limberg, Robert le Sachier, Gilbert de Distavelan, Pake de Bassieshag', Robert de Westmelen', Richard Gencelin, Ingolf le Pestur, William le Paumer, William Tilly, Maud wife of Walter le Poter, Thomas le Furner, Walter de Bassiehag' (sic), Robert de Bassieshag', William de Waltham, William de Lincoln, and Stephen Purd 30 marks in part payment of very many debts due to them, making sure that the money shall be divided equally among them according to the amount of the debts and the tallies

Page  265 40 HENRY III. 265 1256. Membrane 15-cont. that they have therefor, till the king shall make provision for payment of the balance. Liberate to Matthew de Sancto Severo 10 marks of the king's gift for his expenses in waiting for payment of 192 marks long ago borrowed for the king's urgent business by the hands of Simon de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, in Gascony, which the king cannot pay before Michaelmas next. By the queen. Jan. 9. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to carry Hugh le Westminster. Brun and Warin le Taverner, approvers detained in the king's prison of Gloucester, to London in safe keeping for delivery to the keeper of the king's gaol of Neugate who is commanded to receive them. Jan. 10. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to pay without Westminster. delay out of the last tallage of their town to Clement le Walur 161. 4s. for 9 tuns of wine, to Thurstan Heyrun 111. 18s. for 7 tuns, to Matthew Geyse 108s. for 3 tuns, to Henry le Bod 72s. for 2 tuns, to Richard le Grant 36s. for 1 tun, to John de Langun 72s. for 2 tuns, to Peter le Rus 121. 12s. for 7 tuns, to Emeric de Engolismo 101. 16s. for 6 tuns, to Peregrine de Pyann' 71. 4s. for 4 tuns, and to Bernard de Moyssak 301. 12s. for 17 tuns, taken from them for the king at Suhampton by the hands of Faukes his butler in the 40th year. To Master John Clarel and Adam de Hylton, keepers of the archbishopric of York. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks to Robert de la Bare, king's serjeant, for a horse lost in the king's service in going to meet Edward the king's son beyond seas, and 21 marks for his expenses on the journey. To the same. Contrabreve to pay 30 marks without delay to J. prior of Newburgh, being arrears of his expenses when on the king's errand in Germany. Jan. 10. To the same. Contrabreve to pay 338 marks to Bertram de Westminster. Crioll for arrears due to him for keeping and garrisoning Dover castle while keeper thereof. Note that two writs of liberate which he had for these arrears should be withdrawn from the Exchequer. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to let Peter de Abucun the king's kinsman, studying at Oxford, have 2 tuns of wine of the king's gift without delay for his maintenance there. Liberate without delay to Robert le Poleter, Walter de Kingeston, John Bunting, Ralph de la Marche, and their partners,

Page  266 266 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 15-cont. 201. in part payment of debts to them for divers kinds of fowls and fish taken from them for the king while in Gascony by the hands of William de Whethamstede, king's clerk, and Paulinus de Bampton, king's buyer, as reckoned by Aubrey de Fiscampo and Peter de Winton, clerks of the wardrobe. Liberate to Clement de Welles and Robert Coby, chaplains ministering at the Tower of London, each of whom receives 50s. yearly, their wages of 25s. each from Michaelmas in the 39th year to Easter in the 40th year. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay for the passage homewards at Dover of Garsias Martini, messenger of the king of Castile. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 72 tuns of wine without delay to Windesores, 12 to Kenyton, 8 to Merton, and 69 to Westminster, to place in the king's cellars there, out of 161 to be delivered by John de Gisorciis the king's chamberlain of London. Jan. 10. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay the passage at Westminster. Dover of John Maunsell, provost of Beverley, and Bertram de Crioll, whom the king is sending on his errand beyond seas. Jan. 15. Liberate to Arnold de Hispannia without fail 100s. of the king's Merton. gift (corrected from to be credited in the king's debts to him) for his expenses homewards. By K. Liberate to Girard de Bloun, Hugh de la Culture, and Bovo de Bonak, whom the king has made knights at the instance of his brother William de Valencia and Master Simon de Rupe Cauardi his kinsman, 100s. each for harness for their new knighthood. Liberate to Garsias Martini 1001. of the king's gift for his expenses, and to Edward de Westm' 20 marks to make four candlesticks as enjoined. Jan. 17. To Godfrey de Liston, keeper of the manor of Kenyton. Kempton. Contrabreve to pay 25s. to William de Westm', chaplain, ministering in the king's chapel of Kenyton, for his wages from Michaelmas in the 39th year till Easter following. Liberate to William Bonquer 100s. to do honour (faciendum inde honores) to Garsias Martini on his journey to the sea. Liberate to Simon de Fruencurt 10 marks for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of the yearly fee of 10 marks granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service.

Page  267 40 HENRY III. 267 1256. Membrane 15-cont. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to spend 100s. this year in amendment and maintenance of the buildings in the king's castle of Gloucester by view and testimony of the constable and the viewers of the king's works there, as the king does not wish that the buildings should fall down for lack of repairs. Jan. 20. Liberate without delay to Deuteutus, merchant of Florence, Windsor. 671. for 30 tuns of wine, to Philip Taylor (Cissori) 231. 6s. 8d. for 10 tuns, to Peter Coyfer 501. 8s. for 24 tuns, to William Reymundi 1201. for 60 tuns, and to Peter Gyles 841. for 40 tuns, taken from them for the king by the hand of John de Gisorciis his chamberlain of London. Liberate to Arnold, chaplain of Saut, 101. for damages, losses, and expenses sustained through the king's war in Gascony. Liberate to Martin, yeoman of William Arnaldi de Tarl' (rectius Tard?) 40s. for his expenses homewards, to be reckoned against the arrears of his lord's wages, for which the king cannot satisfy him before Michaelmas next. Jan. 20. To the sheriff of Cumberland. Contrabreve to finish the two Windsor. great catapults (blidas) which the king ordered to be made by Master Gerard his engineer at Carlisle, the cost to be credited by view. Jan. 20. To the bailiffs of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Contrabreve to make Windsor. cords, slings, and ironwork fit for the said catapults in their town as Master Gerard will tell them on the king's behalf, and to carry them to Carlisle for delivery to him to finish the catapults, the cost to be credited by view. Liberate to Master Henry de Averenches 60s. of the king's gift for his expenses. Jan. 23. Liberate to Peter de Monte Forti 251. yearly at the Easter Windsor. Exchequer, and 251. at that of Michaelmas, granted to him and his heirs till the king shall make provision for them in lands of that value, in lieu of the release which he made of his right and claim in all the woods which the king holds in the forest of Roteland. These letters are patent. MEMBRANE 14. Jan. 25. Liberate to William de Augmania, who has been staying with Windsor. the king in expectation of the money due to Fulk de Mastak his lord, 5 marks of the king's gift for his expenses homewards.

Page  268 268 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 14-cont. Liberate to Bernard de Puteo 105 marks for 30 tuns of wine bought for the king at London by the hands of John de Gisorciis the king's chamberlain. By P. Luvel. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to carry 20 tuns of wine with speed under a sure guard to Merleberge, 50 to Wodestok, and 6 to Oxford, to place in the king's cellars there, out of 76 to be taken and delivered to them at Portesm' by Faukes the king's butler. Liberate to Walkelin de Ardern 10/. for Easter term in the 39th year and 101. for Michaelmas term following of his yearly fee of 201. Liberate to Nicholas de Sancto Mauro 101. for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 201. Liberate to the king's clerk Robert Fulconis 10 marks arrears of his wages for last year, when he was ill in the king's service. To Godfrey de Liston. Contrabreve to pay 201. out of the issues of his bailiwick to Master John the king's mason and Master Alexander the king's carpenter to repair and amend the hall and chambers in the upper castle of Windesores where the king's children are brought up. Allocate to William le Latymer, sheriff of York, in the issues of the county, 1221. 8s. 8d. delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Wednesday before the Purification. Jan. 25. To Ralph de Ardern, sheriff of Essex and Herts. Contrabreve Windsor. to pay to Gregory, the chaplain ministering in the chapel of St. John the Evangelist at Cloverhing where St. John received a ring from St. Edward the king, 50s. for his wages yearly from Michaelmas in the 39th year so long as he is sheriff, and to find a lamp burning before the altar there. Jan. 25. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 50 marks to Windsor. William de Glouc', goldsmith, for jewels bought of him for the king by the hands of Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper of the wardrobe, at Christmas in the 40th year. By Peter de Wynton. Jan. 27. Liberate to Stephen de Buces 20 marks for Michaelmas term in Reading. the 38th year and 20 marks for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 20 marks.

Page  269 40 HENRY III. 269 1256. Membrane 14-cont. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to find safe and swift transport at Dover for Drew de Barentin and the prior of Hurleye, whom the king is sending on his errand beyond seas. Jan. 31. To the sheriff of Hereford. Contrabreve to spend 601. by view Woodstock. and testimony of lawful men in repairing and mending the buildings and turrets of Hereford castle where most needful, as the king understands that they are falling down for want of repair and maintenance. Liberate to Ralph de Gorges 101. for Easter term in the 39th year and 101. for Michaelmas term following of his yearly fee of 201. Feb. 2. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to pay 10s. 5d. to the Woodstock. brethren of the hospital of St. John without the east gate of Oxford for liveries of 100 poor men for the Saturday after Trinity last past, and 10s. 5d. for the like for the Saturday before the Purification following, on both which dates the king was at Oxford, reckoned by Simon the chaplain, the king's almoner, as the king by his charter granted to the brethren of the said hospital, which is of his foundation, that whenever he came to Oxford they should have liveries of the king's alms to feed 100 poor men as they are fed in his almonry. To the sheriff of Dorset. Contrabreve to repair the bridge of the castle of Corf where necessary without delay, the cost to be credited by view. Feb. 4. Liberate to Drew de Barentin 531. arrears of his wages when Woodstock. last with the king in Gascony, receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor, and 100 marks for the expenses of his journey to the parts of Spain on the king's errand; and to the prior of Hurle, whom the king is sending with him, 100 marks for the like expenses. Feb. 5. Allocate to Ralph de Ardern, sheriff of Essex and Hertford, in [Woodstock.] his farm of those counties, 10s. 2d. spent in purchase of 114 fowls and 200 eggs against the feast of St. Edward last, which he delivered to the king's poulterer, as testified before the king by William de Grey the steward. Feb. 6. Liberate to Ralph de Dungun 40 marks for Michaelmas term Woodstock. in the 39th year of the 40 marks yearly granted to him by charter (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 316). Allocate to Henry de Fernlegh, sheriff of Hants, in the issues of the county, 438. 8d. spent in purchase of 523 fowls against the

Page  270 27~0 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 14-cont. feast of St. Edward last past, delivered to the king's poulterers as testified before the king by William de Grey his steward. Liberate to Philip le Tayllur, merchant of London, 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine bought of him in London by the hand of John de Gisorciis the king's chamberlain there. Feb. 7. To the sheriff of Hereford. Contrabreve to pay without delay Woodstock. to Imbert de Munferaunt, whom the king is sending on his errand to Ireland, 30 marks of the king's gift for his expenses. To Godfrey de Lystone. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks without delay to Katharine the king's daughter, dwelling at Windesores, to meet the expenses of herself and her household. Feb. 11. Allocate to William le Latimer, sheriff of York, in the issues of [Woodstock.] the county, 661. 138. 4d. delivered in the wardrobe at Wodestok to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on Thursday, the feast of St. Scholastica in the 40th year. Liberate to Deutaytus the king's merchant 100 marks of the king's gift for his praiseworthy service. By the bishop of Hereford and Master Rostand the pope's chaplain for the affair of Apulia. Allocate to Godfrey de Lyston, in the issues of his bailiwick, 91. 10s. delivered in the wardrobe at Windesores to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Monday after St. Katherine in the 40th year, of the pannage of the park of Windesores for the 39th year. To Sampson de Bremesgrave, bailiff of Feckenham. Contrabreve to repair the king's hall, chambers, chapels, and kitchens at Feckenham, and the paling round the courtyard, where absolutely necessary, out of his farm, the cost to be credited by view. Feb. 13. To the sheriff (corrected from mayor and bailiffs) of Oxford. Woodstock. Contrabreve to pay for the 500 pounds of wax which Andrew Poynaunt took for the king in Oxford. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to cause six of the king's falcons which are in the keeping of Ralph de Erlham to be mewed at Geytendon, finding for each falcon id. daily, the like as necessaries for each of three of the king's greyhounds, and ljd. daily as livery for a groom keeping them all so long as the falcons are in moult.

Page  271 40 HENRY III. 271 1256. Membrane 14-cont. Feb. 15. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 2 tuns of wine Woodstock. with all speed to St. Albans, 1 to Dynesle, and 2 to Royston, to place in the king's cellars there against his arrival, which will be shortly, out of 5 to be delivered by John de Gisorciis the king's chamberlain of London. Feb. 19. Liberate to Master William de Tholosa, carpenter, 71. 2s. 6d. Woodstock. arrears of his wages (vadiorum) while with two of his men on the king's service in Gascony down to Thursday, the feast of St. Agatha, and 114s. 2d. arrears of his stipend (stipendiorum) on the like service down to the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains, all reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, receiving from William the king's letters patent therefor. Jan. 2. Liberate to Roger de Thurk[elby] 50 marks for Easter term in Guildford. the 39th year of the yearly fee of 100 marks granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service. Note that higher up in this roll is another liberate which he had for his fee for Michaelmas term in that year. Feb. 18. To Peter son of Geoffrey and Andrew Arketel, formerly bailiffs Woodstock. of Staunford. Contrabreve, seeing that it is established by inspection of the charter of William de Humet, formerly true lord of their town, and of the confirmation thereof by King John (Rotuli Chartarum, 202), that William in his lawful power gave 10 marks of silver yearly out of the issues of the town to the church of Citeaux, which the king has learnt for certain that he had full power to do, and that since the said gift the abbot of Citeaux has been in full seisin of that sum down to last year, when the king held the town in his own hand, to pay to the abbot or his proctor without delay 10 marks arrears for that year out of the arrears they owe the king. To Godfrey de Lyston. Contrabreve to pay 6d. each daily to Herlewin Norman, William Blampomer, Engelard de Synagun, and Richard de Aubervyle, serjeants-at-arms dwelling in garrison at the castle of Windesores, from Michaelmas last to Easter next, as the king has fixed their stipend at that sum, diminishing and modifying his former sumptuous expenses on keeping and garrisoning his castles, in view of the immense and burdensome debts which he owes in divers ways. To the same. Contrabreve to repair the breach of the castle of Windesores which has lately fallen in, by the advice of Master John the mason, the cost to be credited by view. Feb. 19. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve, so long as he is sheriff, to Woodstock. spend 100 marks yearly by view and testimony of lawful men on the works of York castle till they are finished.

Page  272 272 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 14-cont. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to repair where necessary the breach of the castle of Salisbury which has lately fallen in, the cost to be credited by view. MEMBRANE 13. Schedule. Note that 130 marks were delivered to William Bonquer for his expenses in going beyond seas, 100 marks to Peter de Soler' for his expenses in going with him, to Master Finatus and Master Robert de Baro the king's proctors in the court of Rome 20 marks each on their respective fees, to Master Jordan the Pope's notary 30 marks on his fee, and to Raymond Makeyn 50 marks of the king's gift for his praiseworthy service and because he was waiting to be paid in England. Feb. 20. To the constable of the castle of Merleberg. Contrabreve to Woodstock. pay 501. without delay to the queen to meet the expenses of her household. Allocate to Nicholas de Hanred, sheriff of Oxford, in the issues of his county, 50 marks delivered in the wardrobe to Artald etc. on the Sunday before St. Peter's Chair in the 40th year for the king's expenses. To John de Haneberg and William de Ruston, farmers of the king's manor of Wodestok. Contrabreve to mend the fireplace of the queen's inner wardrobe at Wodestok so far as is necessary; to buy an image of St. Mary for the chapel of the queen's chamber; to amend the painting in the king's chamber where necessary; to make a penthouse between the queen's kitchen and the new chamber towards the king's cellar, with a porch before the door of the chamber, and a wardrobe by the chamber of the king's stewards; to block up the two doors of the same chamber and make a new one where necessary; to make a hedge round the king's stew in his garden and another between the chamber at the gate of Evereswell and the king's chapel at the wells there; and to mend the bay next the king's stable where necessary, and the buildings and walls where absolutely necessary; the cost to be credited by view. Allocate to the same John, in the issues of the same manor, 8s. 2d. spent in salting 30 bucks taken by the king's brother R. earl of Cornwall in the forest of Wodestok for the king, and in carrying them to Westminster against the feast of St. Edward last past; and 12s. 8d. spent in salting 200 does taken in the park by Robert de Mares, and in carriage of one-half thereof to Winchester against Christmas last, and of the other half to Westminster against the next feast of St. Edward.

Page  273 40 HENRY III. 273 1256. Membrane 13-cont. Feb. 21. To the bailiffs of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pay 101. to the Woodstock. keepers of the works at Gloucester castle to finish a turret begun close to the chamber of Edward the king's son. Feb. 23. To the sheriff of Hants. Mandate to pay without delay, out Brill. of the issues of the last eyre in the county, for 26 tuns of wine which Faukes the buyer of the king's wines will take at Suhampton, the cost to be allowed when known to the king. Mandate to Walter le Flemeng and the bailiffs of Suhampton to graciously permit Faukes to take the wine. Cancelled quia in rotulo clausarum. Allocate to Robert le Savage, sheriff of Bukingham and Bedeford, in the farm of those counties, 801. delivered in the wardrobe at Wodestok to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Sunday after St. Valentine in the 40th year for the king's expenses. Allocate to Nicholas de Henred (Hanthered above, Hanrade in margin), sheriff of Oxford, in the issues of the county, 60 marks delivered in the wardrobe at Brehulle to the said Artald on the morrow of St. Peter's Chair for the king's expenses. Feb. 24. Liberate to William Le Wyne and his partners 1481. due to them, Essenden. aS the king has learnt by letters of the [treasurer, chamberlains] and barons transmitted to him, for 80 fothers of lead taken from them for the king by Gilbert de Cheyli, formerly sheriff of Lincoln, as the sheriff has not paid them, nor has the money been allowed on his account, as the king has learnt by the said letters. Feb. 21. To the sheriff of Buckingham. Contrabreve to repair and clean Woodstock. the king's buildings at Brehull against his arrival, as he is coming thither within a week. Feb. 23. To the same. Contrabreve to carry after the king to St. Albans Brill. by Saturday, the morrow of St. Matthias, at latest, 12 bucks to be taken in the forest of Bernwod and delivered to him by William Luvel and his fellows, the king's huntsmen, whom the king is leaving behind at Brehull. Feb. 25. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to carry to the king St. Albans. towards the parts of Norfolk and Suffolk with all speed two cartloads of the share of a whale which Robert de Weleweby, escheator of Lyndes', will deliver by view of Joceus de London, and one cartload to the queen at Merleberg, and the rest of the share to London as Joceus will enjoin. To Robert de Manneby and James Fresel, keepers of the bishopric of Salisbury. Contrabreve to pay 801. without delay to 18-(22)

Page  274 274 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 13-cont. Master James, keeper of the queen's wardrobe, for her expenses, out of the tallage lately assessed on the tenants of the bishopric. Liberate to the friars minors of London 141 marks to make their conduit of water, to the friars of the order of St. Augustine 40s., and to Allemannus the king's yeoman 100s. for his expenses homewards, all of the king's gift. Feb. 28. Liberate without delay for the works of the church of WestSt. Albans. minster 5001. for the keepers thereof. Liberate to the provost of Lincop', clerk and messenger of the king of Sweden, 20 marks of the king's gift for his expenses. Liberate to Thomas de Wymburn, citizen of London, 131. 5s. lad. for six gold buckles bought for the king, and 10 marks for a mark of gold obols (ob' musche), all delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper. Liberate to Henry de Avereng' 25s. of the king's gift for his expenses. Liberate to Alan le Usser 55 marks of the arrears of his yearly fee of 501. To the sheriff of Northumberland. Contrabreve to pay to Alan le Usser 941. 16s. 8d. due to him for arrears of his said fee out of the issues of the first eyre in the county, which will be immediately after Easter next. By Philip Lovel. Marginal note. The two preceding writs of liberate which he had for those arrears should be estreated by the Exchequer. Feb. 29. Allocate to William Herun, sheriff of Northumberland, in the Royston. farm of the county, 71. 17s. 8d. spent in purchase of 3 tuns of wine, 22 oxen, 10 sheep, and 3 quarters of salt, bought for the queen while she was in those parts after the king's last departure thence, and delivered to her servants for her expenses. Allocate to Matthew Bukerel and John le Myneur, sheriffs of London, in the farm of the city, 71. 10s. delivered to Ralph Hardel, mayor, for 3 tuns of new wine sent by the king's special command to Windesores before Christmas last past when he was there, and for the carriage thereof by land from London to Windesores. March 1. Allocate to John de Marines, sheriff of Cambridge, in the farm Ditton. of the county, 201. delivered in the wardrobe at Dytton to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on Ash Wednesday in the 40th year.

Page  275 40 HENRY III. 275 1256. Membrane 13-cont. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to repair where absolutely necessary the king's hall, chambers, wardrobes, gaol, and bridges of his castle at Oxford, his hall, chambers, chapels, kitchens and other buildings in the courtyard outside the castle, and the walls round the courtyard, by counsel of Master John de Glouc' the king's mason, spending 40 marks thereon by view and testimony of lawful men. To Godfrey de Liston. Contrabreve to mend the great fireplace of the king's chamber at Windesores by counsel of the said Master John, the cost to be credited by view. March 3. Allocate to the bailiffs of York, in the farm of the city, 12 marks Ely. 9. spent in purchase of 4 tuns and 9 sesters of wine for the queen, delivered to her butlers for her expenses on her return from the north parts after her stay there behind the king. Allocate to the same bailiffs, in the tallage last assessed on the city, 401. delivered in the wardrobe at Ely to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Friday after Ash Wednesday. To the sheriff of Cambridge. Contrabreve to pay 50s. each to William de Renham and William Belet, king's yeomen, for the loss of their beds. To the same. Contrabreve to spend 50s. in mending the king's gaol at Cambridge. March 3. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve, on his loyalty to the king Ely. and as he loves him and his honour and his own safety, to pay 30 marks without delay to Roger the tailor and Hugh de Turri his fellow, takers of the wardrobe, to make certain purchases in the coming fair of Staunford for the king and queen, for which he is sending them there. The like to the sheriff of Northampton. March 4. To the bailiffs of Dover. Contrabreve to let William Bonquer Chippenham. and Master Peter de Solariis, whom the king is sending,beyond seas to despatch certain business of his, have swift transport at Dover. March 5. To the sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk. Contrabreve to pay 201. St. Edmund's. of the king's gift to the abbot and prior of St. Edmund's to finish by the sheriff's view the picture which is in front of the high altar of St. Edmund. Liberate to Nicholas de Turri 201. for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of the yearly fee of 401. granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service.

Page  276 276 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 13-cont. Liberate to Reynold de Salines 100s. for William de Arboys, receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 379). Cancelled quia inferius per breve de computabitur. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to pay 101. to Reynold de Salynes for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 201. March 7. St. Edmunds. Mandate to the barons to enrol and keep the terms of payment by Henry de Hanehuth of 2 marks yearly till the debt of 21 marks, balance of the fine of Thomas his father, whose heir he is, shall be fully paid off to the king, who has learnt in his passage through the parts of Suffolk, that the whole of Henry's land does not exceed the yearly value of 2 marks. See Excerpta e Rotulis Finium II, 224-5. Allocate to William de Suyneford, sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, in the farm of those counties, 16s. 8d. spent on purchase of a robe delivered to Fortunatus de Luka, king's knight, of the king's gift. March 8. St. Edmund's. Allocate to Matthew Bukerel and John le Myneur, sheriffs of London, in the farm of the city, 23s. 4d. spent in purchase of 25 gallons of nut-oil in London delivered to the keepers of the king's larder, in carriage thereof from London to the king at St. Edmund's, and in barrels and cords for that purpose. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to pay 71. 4s. to Hermann de Buttebir', king's yeoman, being arrears of his wages when last with the king in Gascony from the Sunday after St. Dunstan till the Thursday after the Translation of St. Edward, as reckoned by Ralph Lof, clerk of the marshalsea. MEMBRANE 12. March 15. To Gilbert de Tegula, bailiff of the town of Windesores. ContraWalsingham. breve to pay 5 marks without delay to brother William the painter of Westminster to renew and amend certain paintings in the king's and queen's chambers and the chapels at Windesores. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to cause the king's gerfalcon which is in the keeping of Thomas de Hauvyle to be mewed at Brikestok, finding for it Id. daily and for its keeper lid. daily for his livery so long as it is in moult. March 17. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 2 tuns of wine Walsingham. with all speed to Haveryng and 2 to Wautham, to place in the

Page  277 40 HENRY III. 277 1256. Membrane 12-cont. king's cellars there against his arrival, which will be shortly, out of 4 to be delivered by John de Gisorciis the king's chamberlain of London. March 20. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to buy a tun of Broomholm. wine and deliver it to the abbot of Netley (Loco Sancti Eduuardi), as the king has granted him one yearly by charter to celebrate divine service in his house. March 21. Allocate to William de Lesseberg, sheriff of Gloucester, in the St. Benet issues of the last eyre in the county, 200 marks, whereof he Hulme delivered 100 at Wodestok on the Monday after St. Scholastica and 100 at St. Benet Hulme on St. Cuthbert's day in March to the king's clerk Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper of the wardrobe, for the king's expenses. March 22. To the sheriff of North[ampton]. Contrabreve to receive the Norwich. lead which the sheriff of Notingham will deliver, and carry it to Westminster for delivery to the keepers of the king's works there. March 24. Allocate to John le Bretun, sheriff of Hereford, in the issues of Norwich. the last eyre of Master Simon de Wauton and his fellows at Hereford, 661. 13s. 4d. paid in the wardrobe at Wodestok by the hands of William de Hida on the Saturday after St. Matthias, and 1001. delivered by the hands of William Sorel at Norwich on Wednesday, the morrow of St. Benedict in Lent, to Artald de Sancto Romano etc. To the bailiffs of Norwich. Contrabreve to pay a mark without delay out of the tallage of Norwich to Sarah the recluse of Hecham of the king's gift. March 25. To the same. Contrabreve to let the king's knight Fortunatus Norwich. de Luka have 4 ells of suitable cloth worth 2s. the ell and a fur trimming of rabbit-skins sufficient to make him a tabard of the king's gift, out of the said tallage. April 4. Allocate to William de Suyneford, sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, St. Osyth's. in the farm of those counties, 161. 3d. spent in purchase in his bailiwick of 762 pounds of wax delivered in the wardrobe, price 42s. the hundred; 1121. 6d. delivered in the wardrobe at Norwich to Artald etc. on the morrow of the Annunciation for the expenses of the household; 501. spent in purchase of 23 tuns and 15 sesters of wine in his bailiwick, whereof 10 tuns were bought for 201., 11 tuns for 251., and 2 tuns for 70s., and 1ls. 3d. spent in carrying the wines through divers places.

Page  278 278 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 12-cont. To the sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks of the king's gift to the abbot of Leyston to buy a cup to reserve (imponendum) the body of Christ in his church. To the same. Contrabreve to find necessaries for the king's charger staying at Beckles to be shod (marscalciandum), and for his smith (marscallo), so long as they remain there. April 5. To the sheriff of Essex and Hertford. Contrabreve to pay 5 Colchester. marks of the king's gift to Bartholomew Bygod to maintain his wife and children. April 9. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to let the king's almoner Westminster. Simon the chaplain have 150 pairs of shoes, one-half worth 5d. the pair and the other half worth 41d., at Westminster by the Thursday before this Easter for distribution to the poor on behalf of the king and queen against that feast. April 11. Liberate to William de Abbechurch, Mabel la Frowe, William Westminster. de Line', Robert le Lung, Adam le Wulf, William Tylly, John Finamur, Ralph de Bassisawe, Robert le Sawer, Stephen Purte, William le Paumer, Maud wife of Walter le Poter, Robert le Enveyse, Ingolf le Baker, Robert de Westmeln, Thomas le Furner, Richard Gencelyn, Roger de Billingesgate, William de Wautham, Gilbert de Distaflane, Katherine de Medingham, and William de Malling, 50 marks in part payment of the debts of the household to them, pending provision for payment of the balance, the money to be divided among them in proportion to the amount of their debts and to the tallies which they have therefor. By Philip Luvel. Liberate to William de Glouc' the king's goldsmith of London 70 marks to buy gold so that the king may have it by St. Peter's Chains next. Liberate to Bonus Runcinus, merchant of Lucca, 221. for 12 gold-wrought cloths bought of him and delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, against the coming Easter. April 12. To the sheriff of Essex and Herts. Contrabreve to pay to the Westminster. keepers of the king's works at Haveryng 15 marks by the view of Master John the king's mason to pay for the masonry (cementariam) of the queen's chapel there, and 16 marks at terms which Master John will make known to pay for the carpentry thereof. To the bailiffs of Winchelse and La Rye. Contrabreve to pay 100s. out of the farms of those towns for the 40th year to Robert

Page  279 40 HENRY III. 279 1256. Membrane 12 —cont. de Cadomo, to whom the king has granted it yearly at Easter for his praiseworthy service. April 13. Allocate to Henry de Bathonia, in his debts to the king, 50 Westminster. marks for Easter term in the 40th year of the yearly fee of 100 marks granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service. April 18. Liberate to Richard Bene, Albinus the baker, William de Westminster. Wynton, Pakeman de Bassieshawe, Edmund de Havering, Walter de Bassieshawe, Roger Albast, William Samuel, Hervey Crisp (Crispo), Andrew Cnotte, William Samuel (sic), and Ellis de Garscherche 60 marks in part payment of the debts due to them from the household till the king shall have provided for payment of the balance, the money to be divided (as in the 6th entry above). Allocate to Master John Clarel and Adam de Hylton, keepers of the archbishopric of York, in the issues thereof, 661. 13s. 4d. delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the morrow of Easter in the 40th year to buy gold. Liberate to Ralph de Gorges 101. for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 201. Liberate to William Bonquer 20 marks for the same term of his yearly fee of 40 marks (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 447). April 16. To Stephen Fromund, constable of the castle of Merleberg. Westminster. Contrabreve to pay to a chaplain ministering in the chapel of the castle, to one in the chapel of the hospital for the sick at Merleberg, and two in the king's chapels of Lutegareshale, their stipends of 50s. each yearly out of the farm of the manors of Merleberg and Lutegareshale from the time when he received the keeping thereof and afterwards so long as he retains that keepership, as they have been used to receive it in the time of other constables. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to let Philip de Sancto Maxencio, king's clerk, have a tun of wine of the king's gift. April 19. Liberate to John de Avennes without delay 1001. for Easter Westminster. term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 2001. (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 461). To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to let Ralph son of Nicholas have 10 marks for the same term without delay of the 20 marks granted to him yearly so long as he shall have the keeping of the king's castle of Notingham.

Page  280 280 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 12-cont. April 20. Allocate to Gilbert de Preston, in his debts to the king, 201. Westminster. for the same term of his yearly fee of 401. Liberate without delay to Baldwin de Avennes 50 marks imprest on his yearly fee of 100 marks. Liberate to John de Castello, knight of John de Avennes, 20 marks of the king's gift for his expenses homewards. April 21. Allocate to Stephen Fromund, constable of the castle of MerleWestminster. berg, in the issues of his bailiwick, 50s. spent in repair of a bridge over (ultra) the castle ditch towards the meadow, of a sluice, and of the great lawn (pratelli) below the king's chamber, when the queen was staying there in Lent last. Allocate to Ralph de Ardern, sheriff of Essex and Herts, in the issues of those counties, 1131. 6s. 8d. delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, at Westminster on the Friday in Easter week in the 40th year for the king's expenses; 41. 8s. 4d. for purchase of 2 tuns of wine delivered to John de Somersete the king's butler on the king's last journey through the parts of Essex; and 6s. 2d. spent in purchase of six dozen and two fowls against Easter last, delivered to the keepers of the king's poultry. Allocate to John de Sumercote, keeper of the exchange, in the issues thereof, 331. 6s. 8d. delivered in the wardrobe at Westminster to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Saturday after Ash Wednesday in the 40th year by the hands of John Hardel, and 1331. 6s. 8d. delivered in like manner on the Tuesday in Easter week. Allocate to the bailiffs of Colecestr', in the farm of their town, 231. 6s. lid. for 518 ells of russet of Colecestr' bought of them by the hands of Roger le Taylur and Bonacius the Lombard, then buyers of the wardrobe, against the king's last return from Gascony, and for carriage thereof from Colecestr' to Westminster. April 21. Liberate without delay to brothers William de Prato and Westminster. William Amanevi, messengers of the guardian and convent of friars minors of Bordeaux, 25 marks out of 50 marks granted to them to buy a plot (aream) to enlarge the site of their house. Liberate without delay and without fail to Vincent, clerk and messenger of the bishop of Morocco, 5 marks for his expenses homewards, as the king cannot at present make satisfaction of the money he owes the bishop.

Page  281 40 HENRY III. 281 1256. Membrane 12-cont. April 21. Liberate to William de Englefeud (Englefeld in margin) after Westminster. payments to Count Thomas de Sabaudia and others as enjoined, 20 marks for Easter term in the 40th year of the 40 marks granted to him yearly to maintain himself in the king's service so long as he is itinerant in the office of justice. Cancelled quia habuit inde breve de allocate ut patet inferius. Like writs for William de Cobbeham and Roger de Whittestre. April 23. Liberate without delay to Master Henry, provost of Lincop', Merton. messenger of the king of Sweden, 40 marks of the king's gift for his expenses homewards. Liberate without delay to Bernard Jordan and Gaylard de Cambel 5 marks of the king's gift for their expenses homeward, as he cannot at present satisfy them of the debts he owes them. April 25. Liberate to Gervase de Mesnyl, serjeant, 10 marks for damages Westminster. sustained in the king's service in Gascony. Liberate without delay to Peter de Castellone, knight, messenger of the king of Castile, 20 marks of the king's gift for his expenses homewards. Liberate to Geoffrey de Soldaio, nephew of the archbishop of Bourges, 10 marks of the king's gift for his expenses. Liberate to William de Pemmes 60 marks for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 60 marks. Allocate to John son of John de Repinghale, son and heir of John son of Hugh, formerly escheator of Kesteven, in his father's debts to the king, 241. 10s. delivered by his said father to John de Sumercote and Roger de Ros of the farm of the town of Graham while in the king's hand, which Roger acknowledged before the king that he received at Michaelmas in the 35th year to pay for the king's prisages; and 61. delivered by the deceased to the anchoress of Graham for 6 years, being 20s. yearly of the fixed alms of W. formerly earl Warenne in the manor of Graham. April 25. Liberate to Count Thomas de Sabaudia 2500 marks arrears of Westminster. his yearly fee of 500 marks, including his fee for Easter term in the 40th year, paying any further arrears, and making allowance of any excess payments, at the next terms of payment of his fee. Liberate to Boniface son of A. count of Savoy 500 marks arrears of his yearly fee of 200 marks etc. as above.

Page  282 282 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 12-cont. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pay 40s. of the king's gift to Guibert de Ruwe, knight. To Godfrey de Lyston, keeper of the king's manors of Cokham and Braye. Contrabreve to make a cistern in the king's cloister at Windesores, and to roof two turrets in the castle and amend their defects, the cost to be credited by view. Allocate to Alan la Zuche, in the farm of co. Chester, 201. 19s. 2"d. spent in repair of the bridge of Chester when he was justice there, the money to be levied without delay from the men of the county and paid into the Exchequer, as the king has learned by inspection of the book called Domesday which is at the Exchequer that they are bound to repair the bridge. By W. de Merton. April 25. Liberate to William le Ruter the king's carpenter his liveries Merton.. of 3d. daily from Easter in the 40th year till Michaelmas following. MEMBRANE 11. April 25. Liberate to Peter de Chauntenny 20 marks, and to Aymo de Westminster. Chauntenny and Guy his brother 20 marks, in part payment of their yearly fees for Easter term in the 40th year. Afterwards they had another writ of liberate for an imprest of 20 marks, as appears below (p. 285). Liberate to Baldwin de Insula 40 marks for the same term of 80 marks granted to him (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 346). Liberate to Master Alan the cook 41. 3s. 3d. for delivery to divers merchants of London for cloth and other necessaries bought from them for brother John de Derlington and his fellows, friars preachers attending (obsequencium) on the king. Allocate to brother Robert de Manneby and James Fresell, keepers of the bishopric of Salisbury, in the issues thereof, 3 marks' weight of gold leaf delivered in the wardrobe at Colecestr' by the hand of the said Robert to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on St. Ambrose's day in the 40th year; 2 marks' weight of gold leaf and 1401. delivered in like manner by the hand of the said James at Westminster on Easter eve; and 801. delivered in the queen's wardrobe to Hugh de Penna, clerk thereof, on the Tuesday after the Annunciation in the same year to pay the queen's expenses.

Page  283 40 HENRY III. 283 1256. Membrane 1-cont. Liberate without delay to Elenard de Seniggeham 25 marks arrears of his fee, as the king would not have him depart ill paid at this time, but has commanded his clerk Henry de Wengham to send the writ to the Exchequer after Elenard's departure, wishing that the 25 marks may be paid by all means. Liberate to Ralph de Bakepuz 101. for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 101., after payment to Thomas de Sabaudia and others as enjoined. April 25. Liberate to Peter Everardi 20 marks for the same term of the Merton. yearly fee of 20 marks which he receives to maintain himself in the king's service, and 100s. of the king's gift to meet his expenses while detained by illness, payment first being made to Count Thomas de Sabaudia and others as enjoined. To the sheriff of Dorset. Contrabreve to repair the buildings in the king's castle of Corf where absolutely necessary, the cost to be credited by view. April 26. Liberate to A. elect of Winchester 100 marks delivered to Roger Merton. le Taillur (scissori), king's serjeant, in the last fair at Winchester to make purchases for the king there, after payments as in the last entry but one. Liberate without delay to Roger le Taillur and Hugh de Turri 2001. to make purchases for the king in the coming fair of St. Ives. April 29. Liberate to William le Bretun 20 marks for Easter term in the Windsor. 40th year of the 40 marks granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service so long as he is itinerant as justice of the forest, after payments as in the fourth entry above. Like writs for Simon de Throp, Geoffrey de Leuekenor, and Nicholas de Rumes', for 15 marks each of a yearly fee of 30 marks for the like office. Liberate to John de Laufare, king's clerk, 101. for Easter term in the 40th year of the 201. granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service, after payments as above. To the sheriff of Salop. Contrabreve to pay 15 marks for Easter term and 15 marks for Michaelmas term to Hamo Le Estraunge of the yearly fee of 30 marks granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service, as he has long been on duty for the king in the parts of Scotland.

Page  284 284 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 11-cont. Liberate to Elenard de Seniggeham without delay and without fail 5 marks, to make up 30 marks arrears of his yearly fee together with the payment of 25 marks already commanded. Allocate to Ellis de Rabayn, keeper of the castle of Corf, in the farm of the king's manor of Bere, 81. of the 101. which he was to receive at the coming Easter Exchequer of the 201. granted to him yearly for keeping the corpus of the castle. Liberate to Ellis Rabayn 401. balance of the said 101. after payments as above. April 29. Liberate to the master and brethren of the hospital of St. Windsor. Lazarus of Jerusalem 40 marks for Easter term in the 40th year, which they receive yearly of the king's fixed alms, after the payments to Count Thomas of Savoy specially enjoined. Vacated quia redditum fuit breve. To the bailiffs of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pay 30 marks to the keepers of the works at Gloucester castle to clean and repair the ditches by counsel of Matthias Bezill, constable of the castle, and Master John de Glouc' the king's mason. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve for a like payment of 30 marks. April 30. Liberate to Henry de Peyny 80 marks for Easter term in the Windsor. 40th year of the yearly fee of 80 marks which he receives to maintain himself in the king's service, after payment as above. Liberate to Peter de Gysorciis, Robert de Chesewyk, and Richard Sare 201. 5s. for 4 lasts and 5 thousand (millear') of herrings consumed (expens') in the queen's household in Lent in the 39th year, as witnessed by Robert Waller[and?] and William de Grey the king's stewards and Eudo de Shelfangr', buyer of the queen's kitchen, after payment as above. May 1. Liberate to Master Thomas the king's surgeon 408. of the king's Windsor. gift for his maintenance. Allocate to Stephen de Salinis, in his debts to the king, 15 marks arrears for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of the yearly fee of 201. which he used to receive when alive. Liberate to Robert de Ferrariis 501. for Easter term in the 40th year of the 1001. which he receives yearly in the name of marriage, [after payments as above].* * Added after the attestation,

Page  285 40 HENRY III. 285 1256. Membrane 11 —cont. Liberate to Roger de Messenden, king's clerk, 101. for the same term of the yearly fee of 201. granted to him till the king shall make ampler provision for him. Liberate without delay to the king's clerk Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper of the wardrobe, 2001. for the expenses of the household. Liberate to Master Alan the cook, king's serjeant, 111. 16s. 4d. for 3 palfreys, saddles, capes, and other small matters of harness bought for brother John de Derlingeton and his companion, in addition to the payment of 41. 3s. 3d. already ordered (3rd entry on this membrane). May 1. Liberate to William de Valencia 1901. for Easter term in the Windsor. 40th year of his yearly fee of 5001., after payments to Count Thomas de Sabaudia and others as above. Note that the deductions of the said fee are enrolled in the writ of liberate which he had on 2 April in the 39th year (p. 202). Liberate to Guy Peverau, after payments as above, 801. arrears for the 37th, 38th, 39th, and 40th years of the fee of 901. granted to him yearly at the Easter Exchequer. Cancelled quia aliter inferius. Liberate to the same Guy, after payments as above, 401. in part payment of the said arrears. Liberate to Richard de Munbiliard, after payments as above, 60 marks for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 60 marks. May 2. Liberate to Richard de Muneto, after payment as above, 40 Windsor. marks for the same term of his yearly fee of 40 marks. Liberate to Peter de Monteforti, after payment as above, 50 marks for the same term of his yearly fee of 50 marks. Liberate to Peter de Chaunteny and Aymo and Guy his sons, after payments as above, 20 marks in part payment of their fees for the same term. They had another liberate as appears above (1st entry on this membrane). Liberate to S. de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, after payments as above, 2001. for Easter term in the 39th year, 2001. for Michaelmas term following, and 2001. for Easter term in the 40th year, of the 4001. which he receives yearly as dower of his wife Eleanor the king's sister in Ireland, for which the king is surety.

Page  286 286 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 11-cont. Liberate to Guy de Cheyns of Reyns 40 marks for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 40 marks, and to Hugh Espaulard 15 marks for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 15 marks, both after payments as above. Liberate to Reynold de Monte Sancti Leodegarii, after payment as above, 40 marks arrears of his yearly fee of 10 marks. Liberate to Ebulo de Montibus, after payment as above, 25 marks for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 50 marks. May 2. Liberate to Raymond Elye, citizen of Bordeaux, 41. for 4 tuns Windsor. of prisage-wine taken at London by the hands of John de Gisorciis the king's chamberlain. Liberate without delay to Laurence Pichor, messenger of William de Chavinny, 5 marks of the king's gift for his expenses homewards, as the king cannot at present satisfy his lord of his fee. Allocate to Humphrey de Feringes, formerly sheriff of Surrey and Sussex, in the farm of those counties, 63s. 8d. spent in purchase of rabbits, boars, plates (scutellis),and cups against the feast of St. Edward which was in 15 days from Michaelmas in the 38th year while the king was in Gascony, and in carriage thereof to Westminster, as testified by Edward de Westm' and Robert de Fuleham, constable of the Exchequer. Liberate to William de Chabbeneys, after payments to Count Thomas de Sabaudia and others as enjoined, 151. for Easter term in the 39th year, 151. for Michaelmas term following, and 151. for Easter term in the 40th year, of the 301. granted to him yearly during the life of Margery de Vernun. Liberate without delay to Bernard de Burdellia, king's yeoman, 5 marks to maintain himself in the king's service and for loss of his horses therein. Liberate to Everard de Castro Vileyn, after payments as above, 71. 7s. 8d. arrears of his stipend while in the king's service in Gascony down to the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains in the 38th year, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Rufur), king's clerk, receiving from Everard the king's letters patent therefor. May 3. Liberate to the hermit of Brehull, after payments as above, Windsor. 50s. for Easter term in the 40th year, which he receives yearly for serving the king's chapel of Brehull.

Page  287 40 HENRY III. 287 1256. Membrane 11 —cont. Liberate to John de Freschenvill, after payments as above, 71. 10s. for arrears of his stipend as above and for loss of a horse on the king's service, receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor. MEMBRANE 10. May 3. Liberate to William Aubegeys and nine other mounted crossWindsor. bowmen, after payments as above, 211. 10s. arrears of their stipends as above, receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor. Liberate to Ralph de Sancto Edmundo 75s. and Michael de Sancto Edmundo 75s., arrears of their wages while with the king on his service in Gascony down to St. Peter's Chains, reckoned as above. Liberate to Martin Shench, crossbowman, 61. 7s., and to Martin Peris 61. 7s., arrears of their wages on the like service down to the Sunday before Michaelmas reckoned as above, receiving from them the king's letters patent therefor. Allocate to Roger de Coteleg', formerly escheator in co. Dorset, in the issues of his office, 50s. delivered to Master Nicholas de Vian of the issues of the manor of Stures, which was in the king's hand when the abbey of Preaux was void and in the king's ward. May 4. Liberate to Matthias de Mara, after payments to Count Thomas Windsor. de Sabaudia and others as enjoined, 10 marks for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 20 marks. Liberate to Nicholas de Sancto Mauro, after payments as above, 101. for the same term of his yearly fee of 201. Liberate without any delay to Reynold de Pres', merchant, 5 marks for his expenses concerning (super) the king's debts to him, as the king cannot at present satisfy him of those debts. Allocate to Master John Clarel and Adam de Hilton, keepers of the archbishopric of York, in the issues thereof, 100 marks delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the morrow of the Invention of the Holy Cross in the 40th year to buy gold. To the sheriff of Derby. Contrabreve to buy 60 fothers of lead for the king's works at Westminster and carry them thither for delivery to the keepers of those works.

Page  288 288 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 0 —cont. To the sheriff of Salop and Stafford. Contrabreve to pay to Marmeduc' son of Richard 101. for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 201. (see p. 182). May 5. Liberate to William de Chanlite, after payments to Count Windsor. Thomas de Sabaudia and others as enjoined, 50 marks for Michaelmas term in the 38th year and 50 marks for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 50 marks. Liberate to Geoffrey de Bulemund, after payments as above, 60 marks in part payment of arrears of his yearly fee of 60 marks. Liberate to William de Forges and Bernard Reymundi Barinuni 181. 158. for fifteen silk quilts bought of them by Bonacius the Lombard and Robert de Linton, clerk of Roger the tailor, receiving from William and Bernard the king's letters patent therefor. Liberate to the king's kinsman William de Abbezun, after payments as above, 1201. remaining due for the 38th, 39th and 40th years of the fee of 40 marks granted to him yearly at the Easter Exchequer. Liberate, after payments as above, to William de Forges 71. for lead bought of him for the king, and to Gerard le Carpenter 27s. 10d. for timber taken from him, for the king, both by John de Suwerc, king's clerk, the king's letters patent therefor to be retained [in the Exchequer]. Liberate to Arnold the chaplain of Sault-St.-Navailles (Saltu), setting aside all delay and hindrance, 10 marks for his expenses till the king shall provide otherwise for his losses sustained on the king's behalf in Gascony. Allocate to P. bishop of Hereford, in the farm of the king's manors of Lugwardin and Mawurdin, 711. lls. 8d., balance of 3001. pardoned by the king when last in Gascony for his labour and expense in staying with the king there and going on his errand into Spain, which sum was to have been allowed on his debts, but the sum allowed was only 2281. 8s. 4d. as his debts did not then exceed that sum. Liberate to Guy de Lezinan the king's brother, after payment [to Thomas de Sabaudia etc.] as above, 501. for Easter term in the 40th year of the 1001. granted to him yearly in increase of his yearly fee, 1001. of the king's gift, and 100 marks for his expenses, receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, pp. 457 and 463).

Page  289 40 HENRY llI. 289 1256. Membrane l0-cont. Allocate to John de Lessinton, formerly justice of the forests beyond Trent, in the issues thereof, 100 marks yearly according to his letters patent (same Calendar, p. 165). Mandate to make the same allowances to the said John while he has the keeping of the castle of Bamburg as to William Hayrun in all things, and to let him enjoy all the conditions therein that William did, as is more fully contained in the letters patent whereby the king committed to John the keeping thereof (same Calendar, p. 193). To Godfrey de Liston. Contrabreve to amend the defects of the masonry in the top of the great tower of the castle of Windesores; to bring the water of the spring in the court by the tower as far as the cloister in the lower court, and thence to the door of the king's hall, and if it does not suffice, to take the water of the spring in the great tower to supplement it; to renew the building over the spring with the wheel and other machines and a bath at the end of the hall on the east side; to mend a fireplace in the tower towards the town in the chamber where Guy de Lezignan lies, and other defects in the masonry here and there in the castle as requisite; to wall in (construi) a well in the king's garden with freestone; and to mend the thatch of the hall and other defects in the other buildings as necessary; the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Surrey and Sussex. Contrabreve to whitewash the king's hall at Guldeford within and without, to marble (marbrari) the posts with the arches, and to paint the two gables; to whiten and diaper (quarellari) the king's great chamber, and to paint the ceiling green and spangle (extencellari) it in comely fashion with gold and silver; to whitewash the king's and queen's chapels and the queen's chamber and great wardrobe within and without; to amend the painting in the queen's chamber; and to new make a gallery (oriolum) in front of the door of the king's hall and a cloister with marble columns in the king's garden; the cost to be credited by view. To Godfrey de Liston, keeper of the king's manors of Cokham and Braye. Contrabreve to pay 101. without delay to Simon de Wicumbe, queen's clerk, to meet the expenses of Katherine the king's daughter and her household at Windesores last winter in the absence of the king and queen. To Stephen Fromund, constable of the castle of Merleberge. Contrabreve to repair where absolutely necessary the wall of the castle of Merleberge, which has fallen down in three places. 19-(22)

Page  290 290 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 10-cont. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to spend 50 marks on the works of York castle by view and testimony of lawful men in addition to the 100 marks which he has been ordered to spend this year as in others. To the sheriff of Dorset. Contrabreve to let the wife of Ralph de Gorges, which Ralph has been disinherited on the king's account, have 10 marks and a robe worth 40s. without any delay. May 6. Liberate without any delay to the king's clerk Henry de Malo Windsor. Lacu 5 marks for his expenses in going through divers counties of England to extend all the lands late of Gilbert de Segrave, William de Cantilupo, and Gilbert * de Maunoers. Liberate to Bertram de Cigoynes, after payment to Count Thomas de Sabaudia as enjoined, 201. for Easter term in the 40th year of the 201. which he receives yearly. Liberate to Raymond Baret, after payment as above, 101. for the same term of the 101. granted to him yearly (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 210). Cancelled quia aliter inferius. He says that it is two years in arrear. May 6. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 40 tuns of Windsor. wine, to be taken by Philip Lovel and the king's chamberlain of London and delivered to them, to Windesores without any delay to place in the king's cellars there. Liberate to Bartholomew le Bigod, after payment as above, 100s. for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 101. Liberate to Lucy late the wife of Rhiwallon (Rual'n') de Brey, after payment as above, 100s. for the same term of her yearly fee of 101. Liberate to Philip Marmyun, after paymentl as above, 20 ma rks for Michaelmas term in the 39th year and 20 marks for Easter term following of his yearly fee of 40 marks. May 8. Allocate to brother Robert de Manneby, keeper of the abbey of Windsor. Evesham, in the issues thereof, 350 marks delivered in the wardrobe at Westminster to Artald do Sancto Romano, keeper, Easter Eve in the 40th year. Allocate to Reynold de Cobham, sheriff of Kent, in the issues of his bailiwick, 281. 13s. 7d. spent in making a step with a door * Michael in Calondar of Patelt Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 392.

Page  291 40 HENRY 111. 291 1256. Membrane 10-cont. and gallery (oriolo) on the right side of the king's chapel at Rochester, so that strangers and others can enter the chapel without going through the middle of the king's chamber as they used to do. Allocate to Stephen Fromund, formerly keeper of the king's manor of Somerton, in the issues thereof, 71. 11s. 6d. spent in making a stone building there to store the king's corn and for the king's serjeants dwelling there. May 8. Liberate to Simon de Geynvyle, after payment to Count Windsor. Thomas de Sabaudia as specially enjoined, 50 marks for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 50 marks. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to fell 50 oaks in the king's wood of Kingeswode in the forest of Essex by the counsel and aid of Master John, carpenter of Dover castle, whom the king is sending for that purpose; to trim them, and to carry the timber and such lop as is needed to Dover for delivery to Reynold de Cobham, constable of the castle, for the works there; and to make profit for the king of the chips and the lop less needed by view and counsel of Richard de Muntfichet, steward of the forest, who is commanded to permit the sheriff to do this and to give his said counsel and aid as he shall see fit. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay 1001. without delay to Reynold de Cobham, keeper of Dover castle, in part payment of 500 marks which he receives yearly for keeping the castle, including the wards belonging to the castle and the customs of passage in the port of Dover which belong to the king. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to receive 20 bucks to be taken by William Luvel and Henry de Candovr' the king's huntsmen in the bailiwick of Devizes, and 10 to be taken by them in the forest of Selewode in his county, and delivered to him, and to salt the venison and carry it to Westminster against the coming Whitsuntide for delivery to the keeper of the larder there. To the sheriff of Somerset. Contrabreve to receive 10 stags to be taken by Richard and William de Candovr' the king's huntsmen in his park of Petherton and delivered to the sheriff and to deal with the venison as above. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to repair the defects of the Tower where absolutely necessary by task-work as Master John de Glouc' the king's mason shall have ordered the repairs (eos commiserit reparandos), the cost to be credited by view.

Page  292 292 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 10-cont. To the sheriff of Surrey. Contrabreve to pay 40s. without delay to Geoffrey de Lucy, who is in the king's ward, for a horse lost in the king's service. May 8. Allocate to Amfrid de Ferringes, formerly sheriff of Surrey and Windsor. Sussex, in the issues of those counties, 61. 10s. delivered for the works at Guldeford to Ellis Maunsel and Richard the constable, keepers thereof, at the Invention of the Holy Cross in the 39th year, and 65s. 2d. spent in purchase of iron delivered to the said keepers for the works in the same year, as testified by Ellis. By Walter de Merton. Liberate to Master Girard de Lygne, after payment to Count Thomas de Sabaudia as specially enjoined, 101. for Easter term in the 40th year of the 101. granted to him yearly till the king shall provide for him in a sufficient ecclesiastical benefice. May 8. Allocate to Roger le Bigoth, earl of Norfolk and marshal of Windsor. England, in his debts due at the Easter Exchequer in the 40th year, at the instance of A. elect of Winchester his debtor, 100 marks in lieu of a like sum payable to the said elect by a recent writ of liberate (p. 283), unless the latter payment has been already made. Allocate to Alan la Zusche, formerly justice of Chester, in the farm of the county, 441. 16s. 5d. wherewith he was charged by John de Grey, formerly justice, in rendering his account, for the munitions of the castles of Gannoc and Dissard which Alan received from him and delivered to Edward the king's son, provided that John's valuation is just. Liberate without delay and without fail to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper of the wardrobe, 200 marks for the expenses of the household. May 10. To John de Somerkote, keeper of the exchange, or his deputy. Windsor. Contrabreve to pay to the king's brother R. carl of Cornwall 250 marks for Easter term and 250 marks for Michaelmas term in the 39th year, and 250 marks for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 500 marks. Liberate to William de Clare, after payment to Count Thomas de Sabaudia as specially enjoined, 50 marks for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 100 marks (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 456). Liberate to Yoland, countess of La Marche, after payment as above, 501. for Michaelmas term in the 39th year and 501. for

Page  293 40 HENRY III. 293 1256. Membrane 10-cont. Michaelmas term in the 40th year, being her dower of the fee which Hugh her husband used to receive at the Exchequer; and to Hugh de Lezignan 1001. and 25 marks for Michaelmas term in the 39th year, and 1001. and 25 marks for Michaelmas term in the 40th year, of the yearly fee of the said count his father which the king has given back to him and take his homage therefor. Liberate to Raymond de Sancto Martino, after payment as above, 20 marks and 7s. for Easter term in the 40th year (as on p. 215), and 39s. arrears of his wages while on the king's service in Gascony. May 11. Liberate to Bernard de Villa Honoris, after payment as above, Windsor. 601. for Easter terms in the 38th, 39th, and 40th years of his yearly fee of 201. MEMBRANE 9. May 11. Liberate to Bernard de Baly 4 marks for a horse lost on the Windsor. king's service in Gascony, receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor (R6les Gascons, I, No. 4242). Liberate to Emeric de Rateys, after payment as above, 10 marks for Michaelmas term in the 38th year and 10 marks for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 10 marks. Liberate to Master James de Aqua Blanca, keeper of the queen's wardrobe, 1001. to meet the expenses of her household. Liberate to the king's yeoman Henry de Witsand, sick at London, 2 marks of the king's gift to meet his expenses. May 14. Liberate to Robert de Cilterna, after payment [to Count Thomas] Reading. as above, 91. 16s. arrears of his wages while with four other serjeants under Nicholas de Bolevyle in garrison in the castle of Fruncak down to the Monday after St. Dunstan as reckoned by Aubrey de Fiscampo and John de Swyneford, king's clerks. Liberate to John le Parker, after payment as above, 821. 12s. arrears of wages while he was with fifteen other serjeants under two knights on the king's service in Gascony, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor (not on Patent or Gascon Roll). Allocate to William de Englefeld, in his debts at the Exchequer, 20 marks for Easter term in the 40th year of the 40 marks granted to him yearly to maintain himself in the king's service so long as he is itinerant in the office of justice.

Page  294 294 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 9-cont. May 16. Liberate, after payment as above, to Richard Alencun 61. 21Id., Reading. to William de Gardinis 61. 21id., to John de Busceby 61. 21Id., to William Wacelyn 61. 21Id., to Robert de Hoyland 61. 21Id., to Matthew Morel 61. 21jd., to Martin de Vivar' 61. 211d., and to William de Ipre with nine other foot-crossbowmen 61. 17s. 6d., arrears of their wages while in the king's service in Gascony down to the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, receiving from them the king's letters patent therefor. To Godfrey de Liston, keeper of the king's manors of Cokham and Bray. Contrabreve to pay to Master William the painter, monk of Westminster, 2s. daily for his stipend, going back to 8 days from Easter last past (ab octabis Pasche proximo preteritis in antea) so long as he shall be engaged in painting the buildings in the castle of Windesores. To the bailiffs of Windesores. Contrabreve to let the said Master William have 40s. to buy various colours for his said painting. To the sheriff of Buckingham. Contrabreve to let the abbot of Medmeham have 100s. of the king's gift without delay for the fabric of his church. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks without delay to Roger de Leyburn for Easter term in the 39th year, 20 marks for Michaelmas term following, and 20 marks for Easter term in the 40th year, of his yearly fee of 40 marks. To the sheriff of Hereford. Contrabreve to pay to Peter, bishop of Hereford, out of the issues of the last eyre in the county or the issues of the county, 1001. of the king's gift without delay for his expenses in the king's service both this side the sea and beyond. By Robert Walerand. May 17. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to pay without delay to Reading. Nicholas de Turri, out of the issues of the present eyre in the county, 201. for Easter term in the 40th year of the 401. granted to him yearly to maintain himself in the king's service. Allocate to Nicholas de Hanred, sheriff of Oxford, in his farm, 40 marks delivered in the wardrobe at Rading to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Tuesday after St. Dunstan. May 18. Liberate to William de Sancto Leodegario, after payment to Reading. Coullt Thomas de Sabaudia as enjoined, 101, for Easter term in

Page  295 40 HENRY III. 295 1256. Membrane 9-cont. the 40th year of his yearly fee of 101. Cancelled quia inferius per breve de comp[utabitur]. May 18. Allocate to Arnold de Bosco, formerly justice of the forest, Windsor. [and his executors] * 100 marks for every year of his office according to the king's letters patent (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247 -1258, p. 191). Allocate to Robert de Crepping, in his debts to the Exchequer, 10 marks for his expenses about the extent of lands late of William de Vescy and about the tallage assessed on the king's demesnes by him and brother Robert de Manneby. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to carry 20 logs lying at La Weyleheth on the Medewey, 6 lying at Maidstone, and 6 lying in the wood of Hamo de Crevequer in Bokenesfald, to be delivered by Master Alexander the king's carpenter, to Westminster without delay for delivery to the said carpenter for the works of the church of Westminster. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to carry 12 tuns of wine to Rading, 12 to Oxford, 60 to Wodestok, 6 to Sandelford, 20 to Merleberg, 8 to Luttegareshale, 40 to Clarendon, 4 to Wherewell, 16 to Winchester, 4 to Chauton, and 10 to Guldeford, and place them safely in the king's cellars there, out of 192 to be taken and delivered to them by Roger le Flemmeng, keeper of the king's prisage at Suthampton. By William de Grey. Allocate to Peter Braunche, in the first terms of his debts at the Exchequer, 161. 6s. 8d. arrears of his stipend while in the king's service in Gascony as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, receiving from Peter the king's letters patent therefor. See Roles Gascons, I, No. 2976. May 19. Allocate to Alan Sampson, Thomas de Overton, and Robert Windsor. Verdenell, bailiffs of York. in the farm of the city, 521. delivered to Gaceus de Calvo Monte, mayor, in lieu of a like sum, balance of 721. due to him for wines taken by him by the hand of John de Gysorciis the king's chamberlain of London, for which a writ of liberate was issued, whereon 201. has been paid, leaving the said balance, unless it has been paid on that writ. To the sheriff of North[ampton]. Contrabreve to carry to Westminster without delay, for delivery to the keepers of the king's works there, 60 fothers of lead to be delivered by the sheriff * Interlined.

Page  296 296 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 9-cont. of Notingham and Derby, together with the lead already in his hands, which he should have delivered long since. May 19. To the sheriff of Nottingham and Derby. Contrabreve to repair Windsor. the defects of the king's castles of Notingham and Bolesovr' where absolutely necessary, the cost to be credited by view. Allocate to Godfrey de Liston, keeper of the king's manors of Cokham and Braye, in the issues thereof, 15 marks spent in building a grange at Cokham to store the corn of the manor, and 18 marks spent in painting the king's chamber in the park of Windesores. May 21. To Godfrey de Lyston. Contrabreve to wainscot the new chapel Windsor. erected by the new turret in the upper bailey of the castle of Windesores, the nurses' chamber in that bailey, and the entrance to the king's great chamber above (ultra) the door of his great wardrobe in the lower bailey; and to make a cupboard (almariolum) in the middle of the turret of the upper bailey to keep the queen's clothes, and another under the altar of the great chapel for the vestments of the chapel; the cost to be credited by view. To the same, keeper of the forest of Windesores. Contrabreve to repair the king's buildings in the park of Windesores without delay where absolutely necessary, the cost to be credited by view. Liberate to William de Monte Guidonis, after payment to Count Thomas de Sabaudia as enjoined, 131. 15s. arrears of his stipend while with another knight with the king on his service in Gascony as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, receiving from William the king's letters patent therefor (not on Patent or Gascon Roll). To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to pay 10 marks of the king's gift without delay to the prioress and nuns of Bromhale. By Wibert de Kancia. Liberate to Master Henry the versifier, after payment as above, 40s. of the king's gift. May 26. Liberate to Ellis le Meschyn of ChAteauneuf (Castro Novo), Westminster. after payment as above, 47s. 4d. arrears of his wages when in the king's service in Gascony as reckoned by Richard Ie Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, receiving from Ellis the king's letters patent therefor (not on Patent or Gascon Roll).

Page  297 40 HENRY III. 297 1256. Membrane 9-cont. Liberate without delay to Reyner de Luk 9 marks for four gold-wrought cloths bought of him by Edward de Westm', king's clerk, and offered at Westminster at the Ascension last past. Liberate to William de Glouc' the king's goldsmith before the feast of St. Simon and St. Jude in the 41st year 1,000 marks to buy gold for the king against that feast. May 26. Liberate to the king's uncle Count Thomas de Sabaudia 500 Westminster. marks of the arrears of his yearly fee of 500 marks. Cancelled quia non habuit. Note that he had another writ of liberate for the said arrears, as appears a little above. Liberate without delay to brother John de Derlynton 15 marks to buy himself a manuscript (scripturam) of the king's gift. By K. Liberate to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper of the wardrobe, 1001. to meet the expenses of the household. May 27. Liberate to brother John de Kancia, messenger of the Pope, Westminster. 1,000 marks due to his lord for the 40th year of his yearly tribute (censu) of 1,000 marks. Allocate to John de Grey, in his debts at the Exchequer, 471. 7s. 3d. spent in repairs of the gate of the king's castle of Colecestr' and other works at the castle when he had the keeping thereof by grant of the king. By Roger de Legh. May 29. Liberate to two chaplains ministering in the king's chapels at Westminster. the Tower of London their stipends of 50s. each yearly from Easter in the 40th year till Michaelmas following. Liberate to Bonus Runcinus, merchant, 18 marks for an embroidered cope bought of him and given to the church of St. Edmund the king; to Adam de Basing, citizen of London, 16 marks for the like; and to Bernard Nicolas' 20 marks for an embroidered cope bought of him and given to the church of St. Peter at Westminster. By Philip Luvel. MEMBRANE 8. May 29. Liberate to Peter Bertram 841. 12s. for 44 tuns of wine bought of Westminster. him by the hand of Philip Luvel, treasurer, and 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine taken from him, and to Peter Gyle 101. for 6 tuns bought of him by the hands of the same treasurer; all in the 40th year.

Page  298 298 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 8-cont. Liberate to Peter le Burgoynun, messenger of Richard de Munbelyal (sic), John de Rosey, messenger of Reynold de Monte Sancti Leodegarii, and Stephen Baylon, messenger of Guy de Reyns, 1 mark each for their expenses homewards. May 29. Allocate to Robert de Crepping, formerly sheriff of York, in the Westminster. farm of that county, 20 marks for every year of his office for the hundred of Yucros, paid at the Exchequer during that time by Alice de Stavele, who held the hundred at farm. May 25. To Godfrey de Liston. Contrabreve to roof the king's stable Westminster. at Kenyton with tiles, and to repair and mend the gutters and buildings there where absolutely necessary, the cost to be credited by view. May 29. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to let Simon the chapWestminster. lain, the king's almoner, have 171 pairs of shoes at Westminster by the Wednesday before Whitsuntide at latest, for distribution against that feast, one part to be worth 2~d. the pair, one part to be worth 5d., and one part to be worth 6d. To John de Haneberg and William de Riston, bailiffs of the king's manor of Wodestok. Contrabreve to make a fireplace in the stewards' chamber there according to the orders of Master John de Glouc' the king's carpenter, the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve, on his loyalty to the king and as he loves himself and all his lands and chattels, to set aside all delay and hindrance on sight hereof, and to go in person to the coming fair at Boston, and give efficient aid and council to Peter de Gisorciis, whom the king has appointed to take the prisage of his wines throughout England, in buying 120 tuns of wine for the king, paying for them out of the farm of the county or some other source by view and testimony of Peter; and to carry 44 tuns to Jakele for delivery to the sheriff of North[ampton], 40 to the end of his bailiwick towards Notingham for delivery to the sheriff of Notingham, and the other 36 by water to York for delivery to the sheriff of York, at days of which he is to inform the respective sheriffs. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to receive 44 tuns of wine which the sheriff of Lincoln will bring to Jakele as above, and carry 6 tuns thereof to Clyve, 12 to Geydenton, 20 to Northampton, and 6 to Selveston, and place them safely in the king's cellars there. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to receive 36 tuns of wine which the sheriff of Lincoln will bring as above, to place 30 tuns

Page  299 40 HENRY III. 299 1256 Membrane 8-cont. thereof in the king's cellars at York, and to carry 2 tuns to Shireburn, 2 to Pontefract, and 2 to Donecastr' and place them safely in the cellars there. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to receive 40 tuns of wine which the sheriff of Lincoln will bring as above, and carry 4 tuns to Croxton, 30 to Notingham, 4 to Clipston, and 2 to Hodesak, and place them safely in the king's cellars there. Allocate to brother Robert de Manneby and James Fresell, keepers of the bishopric of Salisbury, in the issues thereof, 401. delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on Whitsun eve in the 40th year for the king's expenses. Allocate to the bailiffs of Suthampton, in the farm of the town, 41. 14s. 91d. spent in purchase of 2 lasts of herrings for the queen last Lent and in carriage thereof to Merleberg, as attested by Matthias Bezill the queen's steward. Liberate to Oliver de Alprevill (sic; Asprevyle in margin), after payment to Count Thomas de Sabaudia as enjoined, 71. arrears of his wages while with the king on his service in Gascony, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, receiving from Oliver the king's letters patent therefor (not on Patent or Gascon Rolls). Cancelled quia aliter in rotulo anni xlv. June 3. Liberate to Philip de Vallibus, after payment as above to Count Westminster. Thomas only, the king's brothers consenting thereto, 201. for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of his yearly fee of 101. May 17. To the sheriff of Sussex. Contrabreve to pay 101. to William de Reading. Sancto Leodegario for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 101. Allocate to Aunfrid de Fering, formerly sheriff of Surrey and Sussex, in the issues of those counties, 13s. 8d. spent in purchase of 164 fowls against the feast of St. Edward which was on the vigil of the Epiphany in the 39th year, as testified by Philip de Winton, clerk of the wardrobe. June 6. Liberate to Henry le Peytevyn, after payments to Count Thomas Westminster. de Sabaudia and the king's brothers as enjoined, 10. for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 201. Liberate to Reynold de Drumare, after payments as above, 100s. for Michaelmas term in the 39th year and 100s. for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 101,

Page  300 300 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 8-cont. June 6. Liberate to William de Gardinis, after payments as above, Westminster. 5 marks for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 5 marks. Allocate to Walter Giffard, formerly escheator in co. Devon, in the issues of his bailiwick, 25 marks 6s. 8d. delivered to John Walerand, king's clerk, in part payment of 30 marks for the same term of the yearly fee of 30 marks which he receives at the Exchequer till the king shall provide for him more abundantly. June 7. Allocate to Henry de Droeys, escheator in co. Gloucester, in Westminster. the issues of his bailiwick, 4 marks 68. 8d. delivered to the said John in part payment of the said 30 marks. Note that by the two preceding writs the whole sum for that term has been paid. June 7. Allocate to Hamo de Crevequer, in his debts to the king, Westminster. 401. for 100 oaks which he sold at the king's request in his park of Bukingefald by the hands of Master Alexander the king's carpenter for the works of the church of Westminster in the 40th year. Liberate, after payments to Count Thomas de Sabaudia and others as enjoined, to Hugh de Clifford 20 marks for Easter term in the 39th year and 20 marks for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 20 marks, and to Richard de Ripariis 40 marks for the same terms of his yearly fee of 20 marks. Allocate to Hugh de Goldingham, steward of the forest between the bridges of Oxford and Stanford, in the issues of his bailiwick, 101. from Easter in the 39th year to Easter in the 40th year, and 101. thenceforward to Easter in the 41st year, for his maintenance in that office.. By Philip Luvell. June 7. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 5 tuns of wine Westminster. with all speed to Guldeford to place in the king's cellars there, and 30 tuns by water to Henleye for delivery to the sheriff of Oxford, who is commanded to receive them there and carry them with all speed to Wodestok against the king's arrival there, which will be shortly, out of 35 tuns to be delivered at London by Philip Luvel the treasurer. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to receive the said 30 tuns at Henleye and carry them to Wodestok as above and place them safely in the king's cellars there. To the sheriff of Norfolk. Contrabreve to pay 30 marks of the king's gift without delay to Geoffrey de Bello Campo. By John Maunsell.

Page  301 40 HENRY III. 301 1256. Membrane 8 —cont. Like order to the sheriff of Bedford. By John Maunsell. June 9. Liberate to Hamo de (sic) Estraunge, after payments to Count!Westminster.] Thomas de Sabaudia and the king's brothers as enjoined, 15 marks for Easter term in the 40th year of the yearly fee of 30 marks which he receives to maintain himself in the king's service. June 9. Liberate to John de Castellone, after payments as above, 60 Westminster. marks for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 60 marks. To the sheriff of Hereford. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks out of the farm of his county or other sources for the works at Gloucester castle to the keepers thereof. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to carry 50 oaks, which the sheriff of Essex will carry to Dover harbour, from that harbour to the castle for delivery to the constable for the works there. June 10. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to find and pay for speedy [Westminster.] transport at the port of Dover for Master Giles de Brideport, dean of Wells, the abbot of Westminster, and Henry de Mar', whom the king has assigned for his errand to the court of Rome. Liberate to Philip le Taylur (Cissori) 40s. for 2 tuns of prisagewine, to Peter de Gisorciis 40s. for the like, to Bartholomew le Especer 40s. for the like, to Ellis de Campis 40s. for the like, to William Bidau 40s. for the like, to Bidau de Camperian and his partner 40s. for the like, to Bernard de Puy 701. for 30 tuns purchased, to Ern' Araby 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine, to Bernard de Puy 40s. for the like, to Richard Picard 141. for 6 tuns purchased, to John de Gisorciis 301. for 15 tuns purchased, to Robert Raton of Sandwich 41. for 2 tuns of French wine purchased, to Alan de Bentle 40s. for 1 tun purchased and 40s. for 2 pipes, to Thomas Martin 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine and 71. 10s. for 5 tuns purchased, to Nicholas de Fontenay 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine and 261. 5s. for 15 tuns purchased, to Philip le Taylur 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine, to Emeric Duraunt and Peter Coyfer 40s. for the like, to Martin de la Tuiler' 40s. for the like, to Ern' Frere and Raymond Makayn 40s. for the like, to Ern' Dalyon of Bordeaux 40s. for the like, to Bartholomew Estiveyn 40s. for the like, to Thomas Sanater 40s. for the like, to Raymond Elye 41. for 4 tuns of prisage-wine, to William Gotevine of Bordeaux 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine, to Peter Pyncun 40s. for the like, to Peter Gyle 41. for 4 tuns of prisage-wine, to William Reymundi de Sancto Jacobo 41. for the like, to William Bidau 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine, to Lambert de Salagnak 40s. for the like, to Ern' de Hispania, knight, 40s. for the like,

Page  302 302 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 8-cont. to Raymond Makayn and Raymond Molader 40s. for the like, to Bidau de Camperian 40s. for the like, to Menaud Giterinz of Besaz 40s. for the like, and to Pelegrinus Peyset 40s. for the like, all taken by the hands of John de Gisorciis formerly the king's chamberlain of London. MEMBRANE 7. June 11. Allocate to Ralph de Ardern, sheriff of Essex, in the issues of Westminster. the county, 13s. 4d. for 64 hens and 160 chickens purchased for the king against Whitsuntide last past, as testified by Peter de Winton, clerk of the wardrobe. Allocate to William de Bekwell and Henry son of Martin, bailiffs of Suwerk, in the issues of their bailiwick, 11s. 4d. spent in purchase of 84 fowls and 96 chickens as above. Liberate to Peter Cok, yeoman of Edmund the king's son, 9 marks and 2s. to pay for two palfreys which Eymo Thurbert, knight of the said Edmund, bought for Edmund from Richard le Sergaunt of London. Liberate to Bidau de la Grave 401. for 20 tuns of purchased wine and 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine, to Philip le Taylur 401. for 20 tuns purchased, to William le Taylur (Cissori) 401. for the like, to Bernard de Brugerak 101. for 5 tuns purchased and 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine, to Stephen de Chelmereford 401. for 24 tuns purchased and 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine, to Pelerin Peset 301. for 15 tuns purchased and 40s. for 2 tuns of prisagewine, to Benedict de Rochemadur 151. 4s. for 8 tuns purchased, to Adam de la Bedern 101. for 5 tuns purchased and 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine, to Peter Coyfer 40s. for 2 tuns of prisagewine, to Peter Cucu 40s. for the like, to William le Rey 40s. for the like, to Bernard Russynol 551. for 28 tuns purchased and 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine, to William Gocelyn 601. for 30 tuns purchased and 40,'. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine, and to William de Neyrs 501. for 25 tuns purchased and 40s. for 2 tuns of prisagewine, all taken for the king by Philip Lovel, treasurer; and to Roger le Savuner 115s. for carriage of 115 tuns hereof to Westminster and 5s. 4d. for carriage of 4 tuns to Merton, as witnessed by Philip. Liberate to Garsias Martini of Bures 10l. of the king's gift for his expenses homewards. June 12. Liberate to Audebert le Provost (Audeberto prepositi; sic), Westminster. after payments to Count Thomas de Sabaudia and the king's

Page  303 40 HENRY 111. 303 1256. Membrane 7-cont. brothers as enjoined, 201. for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 401. Liberate to the master and brethren of the hospital of St. Mary of the Teutons, after payments as above, 40 marks for the same term of the 40 marks which they receive yearly of the king's fixed alms. Liberate to Robert de Corby, after payments as above, 69s. arrears of his wages while with the king on his service in Gascony down to the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, receiving from Robert the king's letters patent therefor (not on Patent or Gascon Roll). June 12. Liberate to Walter Wastehus, who has long served the king and Westminster. is infected with the stain of leprosy, 20s. of the king's gift for his expenses in entering the leper hospital at St. Albans, where he proposes to end his days. Liberate to Savaric de Vivone, after payments as above, 30 marks for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 30 marks. Liberate, after payments as above, to Thomas de D)eserto 43s., to Michael le Chevre 19s. 14d. (sic), to Walter Wastehose 19s. 4d., to Simon de Cantuaria 19s. 4d., and to Richard do Sadewell 19s. 4d., arrears of their wages while on the king's service in Gascony as reckoned by Richard le Rus, king's clerk, receiving from them the king's letters patent therefor (not on Patent or Gascon Roll). Liberate, after payments as above, to Henry Page 74s., to John de la Burne 74s., to Richard son of Thomas 46s. 21d., and to Richard de Sancto Marco 32s. 51d., arrears of their wages while with the king on his service in Gascony etc. (as above). Allocate to brother Robert de Manneby, formerly one of the keepers of the bishopric of Ely and the abbeys of Rames', Evesham, and Seleby, in the issues thereof, 50 marks due for his expenses in so serving the king and in dealing with the said issues as enjoined, and 30 marks due on the king's promise made to him in Gascony for his praiseworthy service there. In margin. Note that by this writ he is quit of his fee of 50 marks for the future, and has surrendered the king's letters patent which he had therefor, and so is to receive no more thereof.

Page  304 304 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 7-cont. Liberate without delay to Ernald, chaplain of Sault-de-Navailles (Saltu), who has been disinherited in Gascony on the king's account, 5 marks of the king's gift for his maintenance. June 12. Liberate to John del Boys, merchant, 311. 13s. 8d. for 16 panels Westminster. of minever bought of him at Paris in the 36th year by the hands of Roger le Taylur (Cissoris), taker of the wardrobe. Liberate without delay to Reymond Elye 41. for 4 tuns of prisagewine taken by John de Gisorciis formerly the king's chamberlain of London. June 12. Liberate to Guy Peverel 5 marks due for a horse lent to the king [Westminster.] for a cart of the wardrobe when he was at Bois Poureau (Boscum Peverel) on his way from Gascony to England. Liberate without delay to Master Thomas the king's surgeon, sick at London, 40s. of the king's gift for his expenses. June 18. Liberate to Bonacius de Mediolano, after payments to Count Merton. Thomas de Sabaudia and the king's brothers as commanded, 30 marks for the 39th year and 15 marks for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 30 marks. June 11. To the sellers of the king's wood in the forest of Dene. ContraWestminster. breve to pay 50 marks without delay to Robert Waleraund, going beyond seas on the king's errand, of the king's gift for his expenses. June 16. To the sheriff of Salop. Contrabreve to repair where absolutely Merton. necessary the defects in the king's castles of Brug', Salop', and Elsemer, the cost to be credited by true testimony of lawful men. June 17. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to repair and mend the Merton. tower of Dover castle, that of Rochester castle, and other defects in both castles by counsel of Master Alexander the king's carpenter, who has seen them, being sent therefor, and to carry to Westminster for the works there the 100 oaks sold to the king by Hamo de Crevequer in his wood of Bokenefolde, with the shingles which the king has had made in his wood of Meredene, the cost to be credited by view and testimony of lawful men. June 18. To the same. Contrabreve to fell 20 oaks for timber in the Morton. king's wood of Meredene by counsel of the said Master Alexander, and carry them to Rochester castle for the works there. June 17. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to receive and carry to Merton. Dover for the works there 50 oaks which Richard Mutfichet (sic),

Page  305 40 HENRY 111. 305 1256. Membrane 7-cont. keeper of the forest of Essex, is commanded to deliver in the forest of Colecestr' in addition to 50 which he lately delivered, together with those long since felled there when John de Grey was constable of the castle of Colecestr', so that the sheriff shall have 100 in all. June 20. Liberate for the king's works at Westminster 5,000 marks by Guildford. Christmas. To the sheriff of Surrey and Sussex. Contrabreve to pay 1001. out of the issues of his bailiwick or some other source, without fail as he loves himself and his possessions, to Ellis Mauns[el] and Richard the constable, keepers of the king's works at Geudeford, for certain small works which the king enjoined by word of mouth on Master John de Glovernia his mason. To the bailiff of Wyndesores. Contrabreve to pay 109s. lid., as reckoned by Aubrey de Fiscampo, to Thomas de Ingefelde, Robert le Mareschal, and John Buch for hooping and tarring 305 tuns of wine and carrying them from the water of Thames to the king's cellars at Wyndesores. To the sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk. Contrabreve to pay 1001. to Roger the tailor and Hugh de Turri to make purchases in the fair of Lenn as enjoined. To the sheriff of Surrey. Contrabreve to salt the game which Hugh le Fraunceys and his fellows will take in the king's parkof Geudeford, and carry it to the king at Winchester. June 24. Allocate to the bailiffs of Kingeston, in the farm of their town, Winchester. 38. 10d. spent in purchase of 42 fowls and 7 chickens against Easter in the 40th year, and 6s. 5d. spent in purchase of 35 fowls and 96 chickens against Whitsuntide in the same year, all as testified by Peter de Winton, king's clerk. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 166 tuns of wine to Westminster, 8 to Merton, 60 to Windesores, 12 to Kenyton, 2 to Certes', 8 to Havering, 6 to Waltham, 4 to St. Albans, and 2 to Royston, and place them safely in the cellars there, out of 268 to be taken and delivered by William de Haselbech the king's chamberlain of London. To the sheriff of Gloucester (entry unfinished). To the bailiffs of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pave the king's and queen's chambers in Gloucester castle with tiles with all 20-(22)

Page  306 306 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 7-cont. speed, and thatch the staircase (gradum) to the entry to the chamber of Edward the king's son, so that all shall be ready by the king's arrival, which will be shortly; the cost to be credited by view. June 26. Liberate, after payments to Count Thomas de Sabaudia and Winchester. others as specially enjoined, to Bernard de Luginak 75s., to Erm' de Ours 75s., and to Gaylard de Ursmort 75s., arrears of their wages while with the king on his service in Gascony down to the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffurn), king's clerk, receiving from them the king's letters patent therefor. Cancelled quia alibi per breve de computabitur anni xlj. To Robert Waleraund, constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks to Mabel de Cantilupo for the term of St. John the Baptist in the 40th year out of 10 marks granted to her yearly for life for her quitclaim of a forge which she had in the forest of Dene, and to pay 10 marks yearly in future, so long as he holds office, half at the feast of St. Martin and half at that of St. John the Baptist. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to salt well 20 bucks which John de Lessinton is ordered to take in the forest of Shyrewode, and to carry them to Westminster against the feast of St. Edward next for delivery to the keeper of the larder. June 26. Allocate to James le Sauvage, sheriff of Suhampton, in the Winchester. issues of the last eyre for common pleas in the county, 501. delivered in the wardrobe at Winchester to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Monday after St. John the Baptist. Liberate to Bernard de Villa Honoris, after payments [to Thomas de Sabaudia and others] as above, 116s. due as arrears of his wages while in the king's service in Gascony as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffurn), king's clerk, receiving from Bernard the king's letters patent therefor (not on Patent or Gascon Roll). To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to repair where absolutely necessary the great bridge of the castle of Norhalmpton, the walls of the king's park there, and the buildings, walls, gutters, and bays of the stews in the king's manors of Selveston, Geytinton, Bricstok, and Clyve, the repairs to be done by taskwork, receiving the timber therefor from Hugh de Goldinham, steward of the forest between the bridges of Stanford and Oxford, who is commanded to deliver sufficient; the cost to be credited by view.

Page  307 40 HENRY III. 307 1256. MEMBRANE 6. June 27. To the sheriff of Salop and Stafford. Contrabreve, on his Winchester. loyalty to the king and as he loves himself and all that he has, to go in person to Bristol and there buy 20 tuns of good wine, paying for them out of the issues of the counties or some other source, and carry 8 tuns to Shrewsbury, 4 to Wenlok, 4 to Bruges, and 4 to Bobinton, and place them safely in the cellars there against the king's arrival, as he proposes to come shortly to those parts, God willing; the cost to be credited by view. Like writ to the sheriff of Hereford to buy 8 tuns and carry 2 to Ledebur' and 6 to Hereford as above. Like writ to the sheriff of Worcester to buy 18 tuns, and carry 10 to Worcester, 4 to Feckenham, 2 to Evesham, and 10 to Kedeminstr' as above. Like writ to the sheriff of Gloucester to buy 18 tuns, and carry 2 to Berkele, 12 to Gloucester, 2 to Teokebur', and 2 to Otinton, the manor of the elect of York, as above. June 29. Allocate to James le Sauvage, sheriff of Hants, in the issues of Winchester. the eyre of Gilbert de Preston and his fellows, justices last itinerant in the county for common pleas, 1441. spent in purchase of 72 tuns of wine from divers merchants at Suhampton against Whitsuntide last. Liberate without delay to John de Castello, knight, 50 marks for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 50 marks (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 413). Liberate without any hindrance or delay to William de Trublevill, going on the king's errand in the utmost haste to the parts of France, 20 marks for his expenses. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to wainscot the king's pantry and cellar in his castle of Winchester, to remove the earth from the ditch under the king's tower behind the hall, to examine (rimari) and mend the walls where necessary, to make the postern gate of new timber, to amend in like manner a building over (ultra) the king's oven and the painting in the king's and queen's chambers, to wainscot the queen's wardrobe, to renew in like manner the painting in the chapel by the king's bed, to remove the earth from the road between the castle gate and the barbican, to mend the common privy chamber, which threatens to fall down, to make a stairway from the door out of Rosamond's chamber to the chapel by the king's bed, to crenellate well the buttress (columpnam boteraz) from the bottom of the tower ditch

Page  308 308 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 6-cont. to the top of the tower, to finish the town wall as far as the said tower, to repair anew and mend the doors and windows of the tower, to amend everything in the castle that is absolutely in need of repair, to wainscot the chapel of St. Katherine in the top of the tower; to make a glass window in the chapel of St. Thomas with an image of majesty, and under (de sub) the majesty an image of St. Edward holding in his hands a king offered to the majesty; to make an image of St. George on the wall over the entrance to the hall, with two leaded windows; to wainscot the chamber in which Guy de Lezignan the king's brother lay; and to remake and cover with lead two decayed mantlets (bretaschias); the cost to be credited by view. July 3. Allocate to James Fresel, keeper of the bishopric of Salisbury, Clarendon. in the issues thereof, 661. 13s. 4d. delivered in the wardrobe at Clarendon to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on Sunday, the feast of St. Swithun in the 40th year. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to repair where necessary the 1- weirs at Gloucester which are in the keeping of Matthias Bezill, keeper of the castle, so that the king may not incur loss of lampreys or other fish for lack of such repairs; the cost to be credited by view. To the bailiffs of the king's manor of Gillingham. Contrabreve to pay to Gilbert, the chaplain ministering in the king's chapel of Gillingham, his stipend of 50s. yearly, as he used to receive it in the time of other bailiffs, from the time when they received the farm so long as they retain it. Liberate to Henry, archdeacon of Bremen, 40 marks for Easter terms in the 37th, 38th, 39th, and 40th years of the 10 marks which he receives yearly at the Exchequer. July 5. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to find and pay for speedy Clarendon. transport at Dover for W. bishop of Ely, setting out at the king's request on his errand to the king of Spain, and for his household with their horses and harness. July 7. Liberate to Peter de Culturis, after payments [to Thomas de Clarendon. Sabaudia and others] as above, 101. for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 101. Allocate to James le Sauvage, sheriff of Hants, in the issues of the last eyre in the county, 501. paid in the wardrobe at Clarendon to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on Thursday, the octave of St. Peter and St. Paul in the 40th year.

Page  309 40 HENRY III. 309 1256. Membrane 6-cont. Allocate to John de Vernun, sheriff of Wilts, in the farm of the county, 41. 6s. 8d. spent in purchase of 7 swans, 7 peacocks, 700 fowls, and 350 eggs for the king against Christmas in the 40th year, as testified by P. de Winton, clerk of the wardrobe. July 8. Liberate without delay to Roger de Pynkeny 20 marks for Clarendon. Michaelmas term in the 39th year and 20 marks for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 40 marks. Mandate to Philip Lovel, treasurer, and Edward de Westm', if they have not the money at hand, to obtain it by any means from merchants, Jews, or goldsmiths, pledging the king's jewels therefor if necessary, and let Roger have it without loss of time on the arrears of his fee contained in writs of liberate issued now and at other times, and to fix a day for payment of the rest of the arrears in 15 days from Michaelmas next, because he is a kinsman of the consort of Edward the king's son. July 9. Allocate to John de Vernun, sheriff of Wilts, in the issues of the Clarendon. eyre of Gilbert de Preston and his fellows, justices last itinerant in the county, 1331. 6s. 8d. delivered in the wardrobe at Clarendon to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on Saturday, the morrow of the Translation of St. Thomas the martyr. Allocate to Robert Walleram, keeper of the king's castle of St. Briavels, in the farm thereof and of the forest of Dene, 191. delivered in the wardrobe at Clarendon by the hand of John de Ardern his clerk to the said keeper on the Sunday after the said feast. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to receive 2 pipes of clove-scented (gariofilati) wine, which the sheriffs of London will deliver at Haunbeg (sic), and carry them without delay to Wodestok. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to receive the said 2 pipes, which the king's chamberlains of London will deliver, and carry them without delay by water to Henlegh for delivery to the sheriff of Oxford as above. To the sheriff of Surrey. Contrabreve to pay 2d. daily from 15 March in the 40th year as long as he is sheriff to Alan de Guldeford, king's serjeant, keeper of the king's buildings and park of Guldeford, for his maintenance in that office. July 9. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to pay without delay out Clarendon. Of the issues of the last eyre in the county for 26 tuns of wine taken for the king by Faukes, buyer of his wines, at Suthampton, and worth 40s. the tun, for which Henry de Farleg', late sheriff,

Page  310 310 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 6-cont. was ordered to pay out of the said issues but did not, because he was removed from office before the estreats of the eyre came to him. Liberate to Peter de Chauvent, after payments to Count Thomas de Sabaudia and the king's brothers as enjoined, 60 marks for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 60 marks. Liberate to Laurence del Brok, after payments as above, 101. for the term of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 201. Liberate without fail to John de Gatesden, of the first moneys received at the coming Michaelmas Exchequer, 1001. borrowed by him of certain foreign merchants for his expenses in setting out with W. bishop of Ely on the king's errand to the parts of Spain. July 10. To Stephen Fromund, keeper of the king's manors of Merleberge Clarendon. and Lutegareshale. Contrabreve for a payment into the queen's wardrobe (see m. 5, 7th entry). Cancelled quia aliter inferius. To the keeper of the bishopric of Salisbury. Contrabreve to pay 50 marks with all possible speed to the keeper of the queen's wardrobe for her expenses, out of the issues of the bishopric or those of the last eyre of the liberties of the bishopric in co. Wilts. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to pay for 3 tuns of wine of lawful prisage to be delivered by Roger le Flemmeng to John Picard of Rading in lieu of 3 tuns taken from him for the king by the hands of Johel the king's butler when the king was last at Rading. July 10. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to pay to Reynold Clarendon. de Salynes 101. for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 201., and 100s. for William de Arboys (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 379). To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to go in person to the king's castle of Porrecestr' with Master John the mason and Master Alexander the carpenter, to whom the king is writing, to view the defects of the castle and its buildings, and to contract (committas) therefor by task-work without delay by the advice of the said masters, doing as may seem to him best for the king's advantage. July 11. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to receive 12 bucks to be Amesbury. taken in Adam de Greynvyle's bailiwick of Selewode and delivered

Page  311 40 HENRY III. 311 1256. Membrane 6-cont. to him by William Luvel and Henry de Caundovr' the king's huntsmen, and to salt the venison and carry it to the king in the parts of Gloucester to deliver it to the keeper of the larder. To the sheriff of Somerset. Contrabreve to receive 5 stags to be taken in William de Plessetis's bailiwick of Munedep by Richard and William de Caundovre the king's huntsmen, and deal with them as above. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to pay 40s. without delay to Reynold de Drumare to buy a tun of wine of the king's gift. July 12. To the same. Contrabreve to paint the doors and windows of Potterne. the king's chamber at Clarendon and the picture above the altar of the king's chapel, to make a glass window in the king's wardrobe, to repair other glass windows in the king's buildings where necessary, to make a privy chamber in the house of Robert de Stopham, to buy a cord with a bucket for the well and a fother of lead to mend and repair the gutters, and to mend the buildings above (ultra) the rock, the king's almonry, and the aisles (alas) of his hall where necessary; and to make a fireplace in the queen's chamber in the castle of Devizes; the cost to be credited by view. To the same. Contrabreve to thoroughly salt 50 bucks which the king has ordered to be taken in his forests of Melkesham and Chippeham and his park of Devizes by the earl of Warr' and Hugh le Fraunceys, king's serjeant, and delivered to him, and to carry 20 after him to the parts of Gloucester and Bristol and 30 to Wodestok against the feast of the Assumption. July 13. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks withBristol. out delay to the abbot of Kaynesham to buy a silver cup of the king's gift to reserve (imponendum) the body of Christ above (ultra) the high altar in the conventual church of Kaynesham. To the same. Contrabreve to pay 1 mark without delay to Fortunatus de Luka the king's knight to buy a robe in lieu of the one he lost when the king ordered him to be thrown into the bath at Bath. MEMBRANE 5. July 16. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to pay without delay to Bristol. Henry de Bretton, out of the farm of the county or other issues of his bailiwick, 361. 13s. 4d. remaining due for Michaelmas term in the 39th year and Easter term in the 40th year of the yearly fee of 501. granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service.

Page  312 312 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 5-cont. To the sheriff of Somerset. Contrabreve to pay 1 mark of the king's gift to the prioress and nuns of Beruwe. July 21. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to pay 5 marks of the king's Gloucester. gift to Bartholomew le Bigod. Allocate to Robert le Sauvage, sheriff of Bedeford and Bukingham, in the issues of those counties, 30 marks paid in the wardrobe at Merton to Artald de Sancti Romano, keeper, on the Wednesday after Ascension, 30 marks paid in like manner at Gildeford on the Tuesday after the octave of Trinity, and 40 marks paid at Gloucester on the Wednesday after St. Kenelm, all in the 40th year, as testified by Peter de Winton, clerk of the wardrobe. July 22. Allocate to William de Dene and William de Weston, sellers Gloucester. of wood in the forest of Dene, in the issues of the sale of the said forest by provision of Henry de Bathonia, 1031. delivered in the wardrobe at Gloucester to the said Artald on Friday, the morrow of St. Margaret. Allocate to John de Suyneford, and William de Suyneford, sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, formerly keepers of the abbey of St. Benet, Hulme, in the issues thereof, 971. 6s. 8d. delivered in the wardrobe at Westminster to the said Artald on the Friday in Whit week in the 40th year. To Stephen Fromund. Contrabreve to pay 601. without delay to the keeper of the queen's wardrobe for her expenses out of the issues of his present bailiwick or of others which he has held of the king, To the sheriff of Somerset. Contrabreve to pay 50s. without delay to William Sleg', vintner of Bath, for 57 sesters of wine taken from him by the hand of Joel the king's butler when the king was last at Bath, as attested by Aubrey de Fiscampo, clerk of the wardrobe. July 22. Liberate to Roger de Thurk[elby] 50 marks for Easter term in Gloucester. the 40th year of the yearly fee of 100 marks which he receives to maintain himself in the king's service. Allocate to Stephen de Aston, sheriff of Somerset and Dorset, in the issues of the last eyre of Gilbert de Preston and his fellows in those counties, 1301. delivered in the wardrobe at Gloucester by the hands of Oliver de Aston his clerk to Artald de Saneto Romano, [keeper,] on Monday the vigil of St. James. Cancelled quia non habuit.

Page  313 40 HENRY III. 313 1256. Membrane 5-cont. Allocate to William de Lasseberg, sheriff of Gloucester, in the issues of the king's fair of Winchecumbe, 181. 16s. 8d. spent in purchase of a palfrey and two pack-horses for the queen in the said fair by view and testimony of Master Walter the queen's farrier (marescalli) and Master John the king's farrier; and 151. 18s. delivered in the wardrobe at Gloucester to the said Artald on the morrow of St. James in the 40th year. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to remove the king's kitchen which adjoins the chamber of Edward the king's son in Gloucester castle and put it in another appropriate place to be found by Matthias Bezille, keeper of the castle, and Master John the mason; to make a chamber for the king's chaplains there by arrangement of the said Matthias and John; and to paint the king's chapel there; the cost to be met out of the farm of the county or other issues of his bailiwick, and credited by view and testimony of lawful men. To the same. Contrabreve to let the said Matthias have a tun of good wine of the king's gift from the like sources. To the same. Contrabreve to pay 1 mark of the king's gift out of the issues of the county to Thomas Cherlot, formerly minstrel (istrioni) of Godfrey de Craucumbe. To the sheriff of Salop. Contrabreve to let the king's kinsman Peter Aubucun have a tun of wine of the king's gift. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to pay 15 marks to the keepers of the king's works at Havering to finish the queen's chapel there. July 26. Allocate to the bailiffs of Gloucester, in the farm of their town, Cloucester. 181. 6s. 5Id. spent in purchase of 100 lampreys and 8 shad (alosis) sent to the king in the 39th year, as accounted for and attested by Peter de Winton, clerk of the wardrobe; 67s. 24d. spent in purchase of 30 lampreys and 10 shad sent to the king in the 40th year, as accounted for and attested by the same Peter; 28s. 9d. spent in purchase of 10 lampreys sent to the queen at Merleberge in the same year as testified by Matthias Bezill her steward when the king was in the parts of Norfolk and Suffolk; and 41. 7s. 8d. spent in carriage of the same and of other lampreys coming from the king's own weirs in those years. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to let the keepers of the king's works at Gloucester castle have 6 oaks in the forest of Dene for those works, in addition to the 6 already ordered,

Page  314 314 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 5-cont. and carry them all when trimmed to the Severn for delivery to the said keepers. To the sheriff of Bedford and Buckingham. Contrabreve to repair the king's gaols of Bedeford and Aylesbury without delay where absolutely necessary, the cost to be credited by view. July 28. Allocate to James Fresel, formerly constable of the castle of St. Briavels. St. Briavels, in the issues of that bailiwick, 191. delivered at Flexleg' to Artald de Sancto Romano, [keeper of the wardrobe,] on Wednesday, the morrow of St. James. July 30. Liberate to Henry de Bohun 25 marks for Michaelmas term in Hereford. the 39th year and 25 marks for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 50 marks. Allocate to William de Dene and William de Weston, (as on p. 312), 301. delivered in the wardrobe to Artald etc. (as above) on Wednesday, the morrow of St. Peter's Chains in the 40th year. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to pay 101. without delay to John de Plessetis, earl of Warwick, keeper of the king's castle of Devizes, to repair certain defects there. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay 100s. to Maunsell le Taillur, king's serjeant, of arrears due to him for wages in Gascony. Cancelled quia inferius. To the sheriff (sic) of Middlesex. Contrabreve to let Andrew Poynant, king's clerk, whom the king has sent to London for his utensils and jewels, to have transport and a sure escort to bring them to Wodestok against the coming feast of the Annunciation. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry to the king at Wodestok against the said feast the pavilions lent to the king by R. de Clare, earl of Gloucester, and the king's own which are in the Tower, as Maunsell le Taillur (scissor) will enjoin on the king's behalf. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to admit William Luvell and Henry de Caundover, king's huntsmen, whom the king is sending to take 60 bucks and 10 stags in the forest of Dene, which is in the constable's keeping, against the same feast, to bestow on them his counsel and aid, and to salt the venison when taken and carry it to the king at Wodestok by the third day before the said feast for delivery to the keeper of the larder,

Page  315 40 HENRY III. 315 1256. Membrane 5-cont. Aug. 3. Allocate to Roger de Lovetot, sheriff of Notingham and Derby, Hereford. in the issues of those counties, 241. 18s. 2d. spent in purchase of 57 oxen for the king at Derby by view and testimony of Master Paulinus de Bampton, king's serjeant, and in driving them thence to Wodestok against the same feast. Aug. 3. Allocate to John le Bretun, sheriff of Hereford, in the farm of Hereford, the county, 101. delivered in the wardrobe at Hereford to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains in the 40th year to meet certain expenses of the household. Allocate to the same sheriff in the same farm 20s. delivered to the nuns of Acornebyr', 5s. to the lepers of the hospital of St. (name omitted), Hereford, and 3s. to a poor man of Sugwas, of the king's gift. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to buy a tun of good wine in the town of Gloucester and let Waleran the German have it of the king's gift. Aug. 3. To the same. Contrabreve to let the huntsmen William Luvel Hereford. and Richard, Henry, and William de Caundovre have 12 marks without delay, that is, 40s. each, to buy four rounceys. To the sheriff of Hereford. Contrabreve to make a wall and a quay between the wall of Hereford castle and the water of Waye where necessary to save the castle wall from the water; to make a new gaol and a new kitchen for the king's household; to mend the windows of the king's and queen's chambers and the king's chapel, to bar them with iron, and glaze them; to enclose the king's garden; to repair the step of the great tower; and to finish the columns between the castle gate and the new tower and elsewhere where necessary, and other works as enjoined; all out of the farm of the county and other issues of his bailiwick; the cost to be credited by view. Aug. 6. To the sheriff of Salop. Contrabreve to receive 30 or 40 stags Worcester. and 15 bucks which William de Clare and Roger de Somery will take in the forest of Kynefare, and to salt the venison and carry it to Wodestok by the Sunday before the Assumption for delivery to the keeper of the larder. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to buy a tun of wine in their town and let the abbot of Heyles have it of the king's gift to celebrate divine service in his house. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to pay 20 marks of the king's gift without delay to Geoffrey de Bello Campo to maintain himself in the king's service,

Page  316 316 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 4-cont. To the sheriff of Salop. Contrabreve to pay to William de Gardinis and Sibilla his wife without delay, out of the farm of the county or some other source, 15 marks for their maintenance and 40s. of the king's gift to buy themselves a tun of wine, as by occasion of their service to the king they have been disinherited of the lands they had in Normandy. To the bailiff of Feckenham. Contrabreve to plaster the wall between the king's chapels there, to make a privy chamber to the wardrobe under the king's chamber, and to finish other works as ordered, the cost to be credited by view and testimony of lawful men. Aug. 11. Allocate to Master Simon de Wauton, in the farm of the manor Evesham. Of Fekham, 121. 13s. 8d. spent in making a new kitchen with stone walls in the king's court there, 76s. spent in making a porch with a penthouse, and 53s. 10d. spent in lengthening certain windows and mending the king's wardrobes, all while he was farmer. The king made him a writ of computabitur at the time for doing all this by view and testimony of lawful men; but the cost was not allowed, because the viewers deceased before his account, that is (sic, rectius scilicet), when the king was lately at Fekham. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to let Fortunatus de Luk', king's knight, have 6 ells of cloth worth 2s. the ell, and a trimming of rabbit-skin worth 4s. for a robe, all of the king's gift without delay. MEMBRANE 4. Aug. 15. Allocate to Robert de Wyleweby, escheator in Lindes', in the Woodstock. issues of his escheatry, 201. delivered in the wardrobe at Wodestok to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the day of the Assumption in the 40th year. Aug. 16. Allocate to William de Kyleby, escheator in co. Leicester, in Woodstock. the issues of his escheatry, 61. as above. Allocate to Philip de Leye, escheator in co. Stafford, in the issues of his escheatry, 66s 8d. as above. Aug. 18. Liberate to Ebulo de Montibus 25 marks for Michaelmas term Woodstock. in the 40th year and 25 marks for Easter term in the 41st year of his yearly fee of 50 marks, granted to him in advance because he is going to Ireland with Edward the king's son. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to find transport at Dover with all speed on view hereof, paying for it out of the farm of the

Page  317 40 HENRY ll. 317 1256. Membrane 4-cont. county, for Master W. archdeacon of Surrey and Drew de Barentyn, whom the king is appointing for his errand beyond seas. Liberate to William de Glouc', goldsmith of London etc. (cancelled quia superius xxvj die Maii, i.e. p. 317). Liberate to Nicholas de Haudlo (Hadlou in margin) 30 marks for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of the yearly fee of 60 marks, to which the king has increased the fee of 40 marks which he used to receive to maintain himself in the king's service in the office of justice, as the king has learnt for certain by trustworthy men that he cannot honorably maintain himself on 40 marks, [because he is about to go to distant parts on the king's service].* Allocate to Philip de Lega, escheator in co. Stafford, in the issues of his escheatry, 50 marks delivered in the wardrobe at Wudestok to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the day of the Assumption in the 40th year, being the fine made by Richard le Brun with John Wallerand to the king's use for the wardship of the lands late of Robert de Mere in Hamchurch and Robert de Holdich in Cumton till the majority of their heirs, with the marriage of Robert son and heir of the latter. Aug. 20. Allocate to James Fresel, formerly keeper of the bishopric of Woodstock. Salisbury, in the issues thereof, 2- marks delivered to Hugh le Fraunceys and his fellows for their expenses in taking game for the king in the forest of Gillingham against the feast of the Assumption last past. Allocate to William de Lessebergh, sheriff of Gloucester, in the farm of the county, 36s. 4d. spent in purchase of 168 geese against the same feast and in carrying them to Wudestok, as reckoned and attested by William de Grey the king's steward. Allocate to William Heyrun, sheriff of Northumberland, in the farm of his county, 181. 2s. ll-d. expenses of the king of Scotland and his queen at Newcastle-on-Tyne on the day of St. Peter's Chains last past. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to receive 100 bucks which William Luvel and Henry de Candovr' the king's huntsmen will take in the bailiwick of Hugh de Goldingham, and 30 which they will take in the forest of Roteland, and deliver to the sheriff, and salt the venison and carry it to Westminster against the coming feast of St. Edward for delivery to the keeper of the larder. * Following the attestation, in another hand.

Page  318 318 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 4-cont. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to receive 10 bucks to be taken by the same huntsmen in the forest of Bernewod and delivered to him, and to salt the venison and carry it to Westminster by the coming Saturday after St. Bartholomew at latest, for delivery to the keeper of the larder. To the bailiff of Wodestok. Contrabreve to pave the king's and queen's chambers and all the chapels of the manor of Wodestok, and to make a chamber with a fireplace by the well at Evereswell, the cost to be credited by view and testimony of lawful men. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to carry to London without delay the pavilions which R. earl of Gloucester lent to the king at Wodestok at the Assumption last past. To the sheriff of Surrey. Contrabreve to receive 20 bucks which William de Admundestorp and Francis the king's porter will deliver, and salt the venison and carry it to Westminster for delivery to the keeper of the larder. Aug. 23. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to carry 10 stags with all Woodstock. speed to Westminster by the coming Saturday after St. Bartholomew, and salt 20 and carry them to Westminster against the coming feast of St. Edward, all for delivery to the keeper of the wardrobe, out of 30 to be taken in the forest of Wulvemar' and delivered to him by Richard and William de Candovr' the king's huntsmen. Aug. 23. To the sheriff of Dorset. Contrabreve to admit the same Woodstock. huntsmen, whom the king is sending to take 20 stags in his warren of Corf, which is in the sheriff's keeping, to [bestow] on them his counsel and aid, and to salt the stags when taken and carry them to Westminster against the coming feast of St. Edward for delivery to the keeper of the larder. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to pay 30 marks without delay to the king's knight William Bonquer to meet the expenses of the king's kinsman Henry brother of the king of Castile. Liberate to S. de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, and Eleanor his consort, out of the arrears of 600 marks yearly to be received at the Exchequer of the heirs of Walter, formerly earl Marshal, 1000 marks according to the king's letters patent (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 493, last entry). Cancelled quia redditum fuit istud breve et de )ecunia illa fuit eis satisfactum per aliud breve regis.

Page  319 40 HENRY 111. 319 1256. Membrane 4-cont. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to pay 1001. to the king's son A. king of Scotland in lieu of 100s. which he should receive daily for his expenses whenever he happens to come to the king in England at his command, and 111. 16s. for his recent expenses at Wyndesores. To the same. Contrabreve to pay 100s. of the king's gift for their food for one day to the friars preachers about to meet in general chapter at York, as the king understands that the said chapter is to be held there shortly. To the sheriff of Cumberland. Contrabreve to carry the two catapults (blidas), with all their gear, which Master Gerard the king's engineer made at Carlisle and will deliver, to Carlisle castle, and place them in safety there under good cover till further orders. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to finish where needed the chamber begun at the end of the hall at Freymantel towards the west, the cost to be credited by view and testimony of lawful men. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to let the king's knight William de Trublevill, whom he is sending on his errand beyond seas, have free passage at the port of Dover, and to return to him without delay his wages taken from him by the king's bailiffs of Dover at his last passage, in no wise failing hereof. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to pay to Alan le Usser 251. for Easter term and 251. for Michaelmas term, both in the 40th year, of his yearly fee of 501. Sept. 3. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to receive 100 bucks Merton. which the king has ordered to be taken in his parks of Haveringes and Hadleg' and the forest of Essex by Hugh le Fraunceys and his fellows, who will deliver them, and to salt the deer and carry them to the king. Sept. 4. Liberate to Roland, clerk of the queen of Cyprus, 10 marks of Westminster. the king's gift for his expenses homewards; and 5 marks of the king's gift to a messenger who brought the first report of the birth of a child to the king's sister, the wife of William de Chaveny. Allocate to John de Hamebergh (sic), bailiff of Wudestok, in the farm of the manor, 171. 4s. 2~d. spent on wood, coal, hurdles (cleys), planks (tabul'), ovens, fences about the pavilions, and other small necessaries there against the Assumption last, as testified by William de Grey the king's steward.

Page  320 320 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 4-cont. Liberate, postponing all other business as yet enjoined, to A. king of Scotland 500 marks, and to Henry son of the king of Castile 200 marks, of the king's gift; 200 marks for the king's works at Westminster to the keepers thereof; 100 marks to the keeper of the queen's wardrobe to meet her expenses; and 300 marks to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper of the wardrobe, to meet the expenses of the household. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to pay 100s. yearly at Michaelmas so long as he is sheriff to the daughter of Joan de Gorges, who used to dwell in the queen's chamber at Windesores, of the king's gift for her maintenance. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to buy a tun of wine at Bristol and deliver it to Wybert de Ruwe of the king's gift. Sept. 9. Liberate to the king's brother Guy de Lezignan to the use of Westminster. Raymond de Baret, who has appointed him to receive it, 301. for Easter terms in the 38th, 39th, and 40th years of the yearly fee of 101. granted to Raymond to maintain himself in the king's service. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to buy in his bailiwick 300 quarters of wheat and 50 tuns of wine, either wine of the last vintage or wine of rack (recco) which will presently come to England, and deliver them to Reynold de Cobham, constable of Dover castle, for its supply, as it is not at present supplied with corn and wine as it should need to be; the cost to be credited by view. Sept. 10. Liberate to John le Archer 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine, to Westminster. Raymond Arn[aldi] 101. for 5 tuns of wine, to Amaneus Colum 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine, to Ern' Rose 201. for a thousand of wax, to Richard Box 201. for the like, and to Peter Ludbek 25s. for 100 pieces of sturgeon (frustris de esturgun) taken from them for the king by William de Heselbech his chamberlain of London. Cancelled. In margin: Non (corrected from nondum) habuit breve. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to receive 50 stags given to the king by Edward his son in his forest of the Peak, which Richard and William de Candovr' the king's huntsmen will take there and deliver, and to salt the venison and carry it to Westminster against the coming feast of St. Edward for delivery to the keeper of the larder. To the sheriff of Northumberland. Contrabreve to pay 20s. each for 6 tuns of wine of lawful prisage in his keeping taken by

Page  321 40 HENRY 111. 321 1256. Membrane 4-cont. Peter de Gisorciis, taker of the king's wines, at Newcastle-onTyne. Sept. 12. Allocate to William de Stowa, sheriff of Cambridge, in the farm Westminster. of the county, 38s. 9d. spent in the purchase in his bailiwick of 150 sticks (stikys) of eels delivered to the keeper of the larder, and in carriage thereof to Wodestok against the Assumption last past, as reckoned and testified by W. de Grey the king's steward. * Liberate to William de Rychemund 71. 3s. 4d. for furs taken from him for the king in the fair of St. Edward in the 38th year by Roger le Taylur, and to Olaf Jacobi, Sigfrid Ranulphi, Martin Aywicher of Gutlaunde, Peter Scultr', Botolph Sillinger and James de Norlaund 1051. 10s. 4d. for wax and greywork taken from them for the king by the said Roger and Hugh de Turri in Boston fair in the 40th year. Sept. 14. Allocate to John Maunsel, treasurer of York, in his debts to the Westminster. king, 301. sterling granted to him for the issues of the manor of Hildersle, co. Berks, extended at 151. yearly and granted to him as an escheat of the lands of the Normans, for two years from the time when it was restored to the earl of Leicester (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 210) till the king made provision for John of 101. worth of land in co. Sussex in part recompense thereof, having granted to make provision for him in lands worth 151.; 401. granted to him for the issues of 100s. worth of land, balance of the said 151., for 8 years last past from the time when provision was made for him of the said 101.; and 521. 10s. granted to him for the issues of 151. worth of land in La Mayness', co. Kent, granted to him and restored 31 years afterwards to B. archbishop of Canterbury (see above reference), which the king is bound to replace. Sept. 14. Liberate to Gaylard de Byron 251. 20d. sterling arrears of his Westminster. wages while on the king's service in garrison of the castle of Muncuk in Gascony with four mounted serjeants and 20 footserjeants down to the Sunday after the Nativity of St. Mary in the 38th year as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, receiving from Gaylard the king's letters patent therefor (not on Patent or Gascon Roll). MEMBRANE 3. Sept. 13. Liberate to Master Albert, chancellor of Milan, 20 marks of Westminster. the king's gift. Liberate in future to the king's clerk Master Henry de Averenches 3d. in addition to the 3d. granted to him daily for life, so that he shall have 6d. daily for life. This writ is patent. 21-(22)

Page  322 322 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 3-cont. Allocate to P. bishop of Hereford, in the farm of the king's manors of Mawardyn and Lugwardyn, 200 marks granted to him for his expenses on the king's errand to Gascony to despatch certain business there committed to him. Sept. 14. Allocate to Geoffrey de Genvyle, in his fee at the Exchequer, Westminster. 401. yearly of the farm of the manor of Dylun, so long as he holds it of the king at farm and until the king shall make provision for him in lieu of the fee. - By K. Allocate to Matthew Bukerel and John le Mynur, sheriffs of London, in the farm of the city, 100s. delivered to the friars minors of London of the king's gift to feed their provincial chapter at London for one day. Sept. 13. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to let the sheriff Westminster. of Hants and the other keepers of the works at the castle of Porrecestr' have a cable and two lesser cords out of the farm of the town, such as the keepers shall think fit for the works and shall ask of them. Sept. 13. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to let the bishop of HereWestminster. ford, whom the king is sending beyond seas for his business, have speedy transport, and to pay for it. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to find id. daily for each of six of the king's falcons which are in moult at Geydenton in the keeping of Ralph de Herlham, necessaries for three of the king's greyhounds as Id. each daily, and lid. daily for livery of a groom keeping them, from the time when the king removed William de Insula from the keeping of the county so long as the falcons are in moult; and for the king's gerfalcon in moult in the keeping of Thomas de Hauvyle at Brikestok jd. daily, and the like livery for a man to keep it, from the same date, so long as it is in moult. Sept. 20. To the same. Contrabreve to mend and repair where absolutely Maidstone. necessary the bays of the king's stew and his buildings and walls at Clyve, the cost to be credited by view. Sept. 23. Allocate to Reynold de Cobham, sheriff of Kent, in the issues of Canterbury. the county, 408. delivered to the brethren of the king's hospital of Ospreng of the king's gift to buy a silver cup to reserve (imponendum) the Lord's body; and 40s. delivered to the nuns of Davynton of the king's gift in his last passage through those parts. To James Fresel, formerly keeper of the bishopric of Salisbury. Contrabreve to pay to John de Suyneford, king's clerk, out of the

Page  323 40 HENRY III. 323 1256. Membrane 3-cont. issues of the bishopric, 10. due to him for Easter term in the 40th year of the 201. which he receives yearly at the Exchequer. Sept. 25. Allocate to Walter le Clerc the king's bailiff of Winchelse, in Sandwich. the farm thereof, 20 marks delivered in the wardrobe at Canterbury to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Saturday before Michaelmas in the 40th year, as testified by Peter de Winton, clerk thereof. Sept. 27. Liberate to William de Turbervyle yearly 10 marks at the Dover. Michaelmas Exchequer and 10 marks at that of Easter, granted to him for his homage and service as a fee till the king shall make provision for him of 20 marks' worth of land in wards or escheats. This writ is patent. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay 100s. of the king's gift without delay to the Friars Preachers of Canterbury to make glass windows for their church. Sept. 30. Liberate to Stephen Hurtyn of Dover 10 marks for Michaelmas Canterbury. term in the 40th year of the 10 marks yearly granted to him for life for his maintenance, after payment of 4,000 marks wherein the king is bound to divers merchants, [as is known at the Exchequer].* Liberate to Amane(uv)us de Labret 100 marks for Easter term in the 39th and 40th years of the yearly fee of 50 marks granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service, and 2001. 12s. arrears of his stipend while with the king on his service in Gascony with 19 other knights and 20 mounted serjeants down to the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains in the 39th year as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, after payments as above, receiving from Amanevus the king's letters patent therefor (cf. Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, pp. 274 and 349). Sept. 30. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pull down the barrier Canterbury. (jarollum) round the church in Dover castle and replace it by an embattled stone wall of the same height, to repair the castle forge, and to amend where absolutely necessary the other urgent (necessarios) defects in the castle; the cost to be credited by view and testimony of lawful men. To the same. Contrabreve to pay lid. daily of the king's gift to the anchoress dwelling in Dover castle for her maintenance from Michaelmas in the 40th year so long as he is sheriff. * Interlined.

Page  324 324 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 3-cont. Allocate to John Dodekere and Thomas Chiche, bailiffs of Canterbury, in the farm of the town, 100s. delivered to John de Valuynes, whom the king will deck with the belt of knighthood at the instance of Henry de Wingham, king's clerk, at the coming feast of St. Edward, for small matters of harness belonging to his new knighthood. Oct. 2. Allocate to Stephen de Aston, sheriff of Somerset and Dorset, Canterbury. in the issues of the last eyre in those counties, 1331. 6s. 8d. delivered in the wardrobe at Gloucester to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Monday after St. Mary Magdalen, 2001. delivered at Wodestok on the Wednesday after the Assumption, 1001. at Merton on the morrow of St. Giles, and 331. 6s. 8d. at Canterbury on the Sunday after Michaelmas. Oct. 3. Allocate to Sampson de Bremmesgrave, formerly bailiff of Canterbury. Fekham, in the farm of the manor, 7s. lId. spent in fishing for bream and eels in the king's stew of Fekham, putting them in paste (pane), and carrying them to Wodestok against the Assumption last past, as witnessed by Walter le Avener, king's serjeant. Liberate to Ralph de Gorges 101. for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 201., after payment of 4,0001. wherein the king is bound to divers merchants, as is known at the Exchequer. *[Note a deduction of 20s. from his fee in the first term, being an amercement before the justices itinerant in co. Devon, whereof the king has acquitted him by writ to the sheriff of Devon. Oct. 3. Allocate to Reynold de Cobham, sheriff of Kent, in the issues of Canterbury. the county, 56s. 0d. delivered to the anchoress dwelling in Dover castle, due as arrears of lid. granted to her daily for her maintenance, from the time when he received the keeping of the castle down to Michaelmas in the 40th year; and 5 marks delivered to William de Muntrevel, knight, of the king's gift. Oct. 7. Allocate to the same, in the farm of the county, 391. delivered Rochester. in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano on the Wednesday after Michaelmas in the 40th year; 151. for 801 quarters of wax (cerere) bought and delivered in the wardrobe, and for carriage thereof from Sandwich to Canterbury when the king was last there; and 121. 13s. 4d. spent in purchase of 6 tuns of wine at Malling, Maydenstan, Faversham, Dover, and Rochester when the king was last in those parts; the last two items reckoned and attested by William de Grey the king's steward. * Added afterwards.

Page  325 40 HENRY III. 325 1256. Membrane 3 —cont. Oct. 9. Allocate to William de Dene and Philip Badirun, in the issues Westminster. of sales which they were appointed to make in the forest of Dene, 1331. 6s. 8d. delivered in the wardrobe at Westminster to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on St. Dennis's day in the 40th year. Like letters to William de Dene and William de Weston, appointed for the like purpose, for 116s. Liberate to William Bonquor 20 marks for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of the yearly fee of 40 marks granted to him till the king shall make provision for him in lands of that value from wards or escheats. Oct. 10. Liberate to Nicholas Karach of Naples and Bernard de Sen', Westminster. messengers of Count Peter de Galabria, 40s. each of the king's gift for their expenses. To the bailiffs of Canterbury. Contrabreve to pay without delay to John Dodeker 81. for 4 tuns of wine, to Gregory le Paumer 38s. for 1 tun, to Walter Adriani 41. for 2 tuns, to Geoffrey Rikeward 41. for 2 tuns, and to Henry, clerk of the exchange, 40s. for 1 tun, taken from them by the hands of Johel the king's butler when the king was last at Canterbury, and reckoned and attested by William de Grey the king's steward. Oct. 11. Liberate to the king's two chaplains ministering in the Tower of Westminster. London their stipends at the- rate of 50s. each yearly from Michaelmas in the 40th year till Easter following, after payments to merchants (as under Oct. 3). Liberate to the king's brother William de Valencia 1901. for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 5001. immediately after payment as above. By K. Cancelled quia restitutum est breve et habet alibi breve de computabitur anno xlj~. Liberate to Roger de Messenden, king's clerk, 101. for the same term of the yearly fee of 201. which he receives till the king shall make ampler provision for him, after payments as above. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to find such necessaries as are reasonably required for the king's elephant and its keeper from Michaelmas last past as long as they are sheriffs and the elephant is in London. Oct. 12. To the sellers of the king's woods in the forest of Dene. ContraWestminster. breve to pay to Robert Waleram, whom the king has sent on his errand to Gascony, 70 marks of the king's gift without delay for his expenses out of the first issues of their sale.

Page  326 326 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 3-cont. Oct. 14. Allocate to the king's bailiffs of Basingestok, in the farm of Westminster. the manor, 20 marks delivered to Walter de Merton, king's clerk, for the expenses of a monk whom the king lately sent on his errand to the parts of Spain. Liberate to Ralph de Dungun, king's clerk, 40 marks for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of the 40 marks granted to him by charter yearly at the Michaelmas Exchequer till the king shall make ampler provision for him, after payments to merchants as above. Oct. 14. Liberate to Matthias de Mara 10 marks for Michaelmas term in Westminster. the 40th year of his yearly fee of 20 marks, after payments as above. Liberate to William de Cobbeham 20 marks for the same term of the yearly fee of 40 marks granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service so long as he is on eyre in the office of justice, after payments as above. Oct. 16. Liberate to Roger de Thurkilby 50 marks for the same term of Westminster. the yearly fee of 100 marks which he receives to maintain himself in the king's service, after payments as above. Liberate to Robert de Ferariis 501. for the same term of the 1001. which he receives yearly by way of marriage, after payments as above. Liberate to Peter de Burdegala, after payments as above, 161. 12s. 8d. arrears of his wages while with the king on his service in Gascony with nine other knights down to Thursday, the vigil of St. Kenelm, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk; and 131. 14d. due for his seneschalcy of Gascony, as reckoned by Peter Chaceporc, formerly treasurer; receiving from the said seneschal the king's letters patent therefor. Allocate to Gilbert de Preston, in his debts to the king, 201. for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of the yearly fee of 401. granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service. Liberate to Roger de Leyburn, after payments as above, 20 marks for the same term of his yearly fee of 40 marks. Allocate to Thomas de Copmanwra, escheator in co. Lancaster, in the issues of the escheatry of that county, 201. delivered to Roger the tailor (Scissori) and Hugh de Turri his colleague, takers for the wardrobe at Boston fair last past, to pay for certain purchases made there, as they have acknowledged; and 401.

Page  327 40 HENRY III. 327 1256. Membrane 3-cont. delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano on the Monday before St. Luke in the 40th year. Liberate to Simon de Wycumb, queen's clerk, 601. to pay the expenses of the king's children during several residences at Windleshour in the absence of the king and queen. MEMBRANE 2. Oct. 16. Liberate to Stephen de Buwes (Stephen Buet on Patent Roll), Westminster. after payments to merchants (as under Oct. 3) 20 marks for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 20 marks. Liberate to Hugh Espaulard, after payments as above, 15 marks for the same term of his yearly fee of 15 marks. Liberate to Geoffrey de Genvyle, after payments as above, 60 marks for Easter term in the 39th year and 60 marks for Easter term in the 40th year of the yearly fee of 60 marks granted to him till the king shall make provision for him of land worth that sum from wards or escheats. Allocate to James Fresel, formerly keeper of the bishopric of Salisbury, in the issues thereof, 801. delivered in the wardrobe at Westminster to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the vigil of St. Edward in the 40th year. Oct. 18. Allocate to Reynold de Cobbeham, sheriff of Kent, in the farm Westminster. of the county, 42s. 2d. spent on transport of Master Rostand, subdeacon and chaplain of the Pope, returning to the court of Rome; 12s. 3d. spent on transport of Garsyas Martini, messenger of the king of Castile, returning homewards; and 1 mark spent on the transport of John Fovis the king's yeoman and James, yeoman of Peter de Sabaudia, going on the king's errand beyond seas; for all which he paid at Dover. Liberate to John de Laufare, king's clerk, after payments (as under Oct. 3), 101. for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of 201. granted to him yearly to maintain himself in the king's service. Liberate to Baldwin de Insula, after payments as above, 401. for the same term of the 801. granted to him yearly (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 346). Liberate to William de Grey, after payments as above, 61. 10s. for Easter term and 61. 10s. for Michaelmas term, both in the 40th year, of his yearly fee of 131.

Page  328 328 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 2-cont. Liberate to William de Frethorn, after payments as above, 10 marks for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 10 marks. Liberate, after payments as above, to Raymond Ernaldi 101. for 5 tuns of wine, to Amanevus Columbi 261. for 12 tuns, to Martin Chench 411. 3s. 4d. for 19 tuns, to Ralph Hardel 6f marks for 2 tuns, to Richard Pycard 101. 16s. 8d. for 5 tuns, to William Gotsalm 71. for 4 tuns, to William le Wympler (?) 81. for 4 tuns, and to Alexander de Suffolch 40s. 40d. for 1 tun; and of prisagewines, to Amanevus Columbi 40s. for 2 tuns, and to John Archer 40s. for 2 tuns; all taken by William de Haselbech, the king's chamberlain of London. Oct. 18. Liberate to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper of the wardrobe Westminster. 2,000 marks for the expenses of the household. To Godfrey de Liston. Contrabreve to pay weekly to Henry, fitter of the king's crossbows, his stipend of 5d. daily from Easter in the 40th year till Michaelmas following. Oct. 20. Liberate to Ellis de Rabbayne, keeper of the king's castle of Westminster. Corf, after payments (as under Oct. 3), 101. for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of the 201. granted to him yearly for that office. Liberate to John de Wyvyle, after payments as above, 30 marks for the same term of the 60 marks granted to him yearly to maintain himself so long as he is in the office of the king's justice, whereas he used to receive 40 marks for sitting at the Exchequer of the Jews. Liberate to William de Chabbeneys, after payments as above, 151. for the same term (as on p. 286). Allocate to Henry de Bathonia, in his debts to the king, 501. for the same term (as on p. 279). Allocate to Hugh de Mitton [and] Gilbert de Mules, keepers of the king's vaccaries of Wiresdale, in the farm thereof, 121. 16s. 8d. delivered in the wardrobe at Westminster to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Friday after St. Luke in the 40th year. Liberate to Imbert de Munferaunt, after payments (as under Oct. 3), 101. for Michaelmas term in the 40th year (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 501). Liberate to Roger de Wyttestre, king's clerk, after payments as above, 20 marks for the same term of the 40 marks granted to him yearly so long as he is on eyre in the office of justice.

Page  329 40 HENRY III. 329 1256. Membrane 2-cont. Liberate to Bartholomew le Bigod, after payments as above, 100s. for the same term of his yearly fee of 101. Liberate to the abbot of Tyrun, after payment as above, 20 marks for the same term of the 20 marks granted to him yearly of the king's fixed alms. Allocate to William de Stowa, sheriff of Cambridge, in his farm of the county, 151. 15s. 10d. spent on pike and eels which he bought in his bailiwick against the feast of St. Edward last past and delivered to the keepers of the larder, and in carriage thereof to Westminster, as reckoned and attested by William de Grey, king's steward. Oct. 20. Allocate to Patrick de Ulvesby, sheriff of Lancaster, in the issues Westminster. of the last eyre in the county (corrected from the farm of the county), 1211. delivered to Roger de Ros the king's tailor and Hugh de Turri his colleague, takers of the wardrobe at Boston fair last past, to pay for certain purchases, as they have acknowledged before the king. Allocate to William de Englefeud, in his debts to the king, 20 marks for Michaelmas term in the 40th year (as on p. 281). Oct. 22. Liberate to Lucy late the wife of Rhiwallon (Rual'n') de Brey, Westminster. after payments (as under Oct. 3), 100s. for the same term of her yearly fee of 101. Oct. 21. * Liberate to the king's clerks Aubrey de Fiscampo and Simon Westminster. Passelewe, to the use of William de Abbechirch, Mabel la Frowe, John Fynamur, William de Line', Ralph de Bassishawe, Robert le Long, William Tylly, Robert Sawer, Stephen de Ponte, William le Paumer, Maude wife of Walter le Poter, Robert de Westmeln, Adam Wulf, Robert le Enveyse, Thomas le Furner, Ingolt (sic) le Baker, Richard Jencelyn, William de Waltham, Gilbert de Distaflane, Katherine de Modingham, William de Malling, and Roger de Bellingesgate, 100 marks in part payment of debts of the household, the money to be divided among them according to the amount of the debts and the tallies they hold till the king shall provide for payment of the balance. Liberate to Andrew Poygnaunt, king's clerk, 191. 10s. for 1,000 pounds of wax bought by him for the king by view and testimony of Philip Luvel, treasurer; and to Arnold Rose 201. for the like bought of him by William de Haselbech, the king's chamberlain of London, and delivered in the wardrobe, as testified by P. de * Marginal heading- De pacacione facta pluribus de London'.

Page  330 330 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 2-cont. Winton, clerk thereof. * [Afterwards, at the instance of William, the treasurer was commanded to find (perquireret) 100 of the said 200 marks either on pledges or by a letter obligatory, and deliver them to him.] Liberate to William de Chavinny, after payments (as under Oct. 3), 200 marks for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 200 marks. Liberate to Henry le Peytevin, after like payments, 101. for the same term of his yearly fee of 201. Allocate to John Vernun, sheriff of Wilts, in the issues of the last eyre in the county, 2401. spent at Suhampton in purchase of 120 tuns of wine delivered to the bailiffs there for carriage as enjoined by the king. Liberate to the king's brother Geoffrey de Lezignan 80 marks of the king's gift in recompense of arrears of his fee for this Michaelmas term which he declares to be due by reason of the wardship of the lands and tenements of Henry de Hastinges, which (quam) the king has restored to Henry. Liberate to Ralph de Bakep[uz] 10 marks for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of the yearly fee of 20 marks granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service, whereas he used to receive 101. only. Oct. 24. Liberate without delay to Henry brother of the king of Castile Westminster. 100 marks of the king's gift for his maintenance. [Oct.] 22. Allocate to William Heyrun, sheriff of Norhumberland, in the Westminster. issues of the last eyre in the county, 100 marks delivered to Roger de Ros the king's tailor and Hugh de Turri, takers of the wardrobe at Boston fair last past, to pay for certain purchases there. Liberate to Adam de Forde, yeoman of the king's daughter M. queen of Scotland, to her use, after payments to merchants (as under Oct. 3), 3001. giveh to her by the king of Scotland her lord of the money due to him for arrears of his marriage. Oct. 22. Liberate to Geoffrey de Cerys, t [after payments] (as under Westminster. Oct. 3), 101. for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 101. Liberate to Ebulo de Rocheford, after payments as above, 100 marks for the same term of his yearly fee of 100 marks. * Added in another hand. t In this entry these words are added after the date.

Page  331 40 HENRY III. 331 1256. Membrane 2-cont. Liberate to brother Arnold the Templar, messenger of the count of Comminges, 100s. of the king's gift for his expenses homewards, because he had no payment for the arrears of his lord's fee, for which he came to England. Liberate to Hugh de Bueles, after payments (as under Oct. 3), 101. for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 101.; and to William Bluet 100s., to John de Busceby 100s., and to John de la Bruere 100s. for the same term of their yearly fees. Liberate to Alice late the wife of Ralph de Ausy, after payments as above, 20s. for the 41st year of the 20s. granted to her yearly to pay the rent of her lodgings for the praiseworthy service long since done by her husband to the king and king John his father. Liberate to William de Sancta Ermina 40 marks in hand for Easter term in the 41st year of his yearly fee of 40 marks. Allocate to Nicholas de Hanred, sheriff of Oxford and Berks, in the issues of those counties, 121. 10s. 5d. spent in purchase of 391 quarters of wheat, 20 pigs, 3 boars (braonibus), 57 fowls, 301 chickens, and 4,500 eggs against the Assumption last past, as testified by William de Grey, king's steward. Oct. 28. Liberate to Raymond Guillelmi, messenger of William Furt, Westminster. 2 marks, to Arnold Guillelmi and Berdun, knights of Meillan, 10 marks, to Sancho (Sanctius) de Rymbe.., messenger of Fisand de Maulevat, 20s., to Salvat, messenger of Emenevus de Beseland, 2 marks, to Peter Arnaldi Cordel, messenger of Peter Reymundi Cordel, 24 marks, to Domingus Bon (Bono) and Arnold Reymundi Dordyales 24 marks, to John Dordayles (sic) 22 marks, and to Reynold le Perers, messenger of Simon Grosparmy, 40s., for their expenses, on the arrears due to their lords, of which they cannot have more money at present. Liberate to Adam de Greynvill, after payments (as under Oct. 3), 20 marks for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of the 20 marks yearly granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service while sitting at the Exchequer of the Jews. Liberate to the king's clerk Richard de Middelton, after payments as above, 5 marks for the same term of the 10 marks granted to him yearly for keeping (custodiendo without preposition) the king's writs before his justices of the Bench. Liberate to Hugh Gaunch, after payments as above, 20 marks for Michaelmas term of his yearly fee of 20 marks.

Page  332 332 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. MEMBRANE 1. To Godfrey de Liston. Contrabreve to pay to Herlewin le Normaund, William Blauncpomer, Engelard de Sinagun, and Richard de Aubervill, king's serjeants-at-arms dwelling in garrison in his castle of Windesores, their stipends of 6d. each daily from Easter in the 40th year till Michaelmas following. Liberate to Richard Boxe, citizen of London, 66s. for 200 pounds of wax taken from him by the hand of William de Haselbech, late the king's chamberlain of London, and delivered to the sacrist of Westminster to make a light (luminare) about the feretory of St. Edward against the Nativity of St. Mary last past. Liberate to Michael de Weston, after payments (as under Oct. 3), 74s. arrears of his wages while with the king on his service in Gascony down to the [Thursday] after St. Peter's Chains, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, receiving from Michael the king's letters patent therefor (not on Patent or Gascon Roll). Liberate to Geoffrey le Marescall 72s., to Laurence le Waleis 74s., and to William de Caxton 74s., arrears as above, receiving from them the king's letters patent therefor; all after payments as above. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to pay to Ralph son of Nicholas 10 marks for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of the 20 marks granted to him yearly so long as he shall keep the castle of Notingham. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to let Juliana de Albiniaco, wife of William de Albiniaco, have a tun of wine of the king's gift without delay. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to pay for the 50 pounds of wax which Andrew Poynnaunt took for the king in Oxford. To Peter de Legh. Contrabreve to pay 151. out of his farm of Wudestok to John de Haneberg' to finish the king's chamber. Allocate to Richard de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, in his first debts due at the Exchequer, 401. 19s. 5d. which he should have received in the 40th year for the barton of Bristol. Oct. 24. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to finish the stone Westminster. quay begun below the Tower of London, to roof the great wardrobe there with lead, and to repair and amend other defects, by view and counsel of Master John the king's mason, the cost to be credited by view.

Page  333 40 HENRY III. 333 1256. Membrane l-cont. Oct. 23. Liberate to Roger le Taylur, king's serjeant, 40 marks yearly, Westminster. that is, 20 marks for Michaelmas last past, 20 marks for Easter term following, and so from year to year, granted to him for good and praiseworthy service, for life or until the king shall make provision for him in wards or escheats of that value. This writ is patent. Oct. 27. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay to Maunsell le Westminster. Taylur, king's serjeant, 100s. arrears of wages of Gascony due to him. Note that the king has committed his manor of Pulton, co. Wilts, to Nicholas de Sancto Mauro from Michaelmas in the 40th year till [the end of 5 years] during which time a deduction is to be made from his fee of 201. See Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 496.

Page  334 ( 334 ) 41 HENRY III. No. 33. ROTTLUS DE LIBERATE ANNI XLJ. 1256. MEMBRANE 13. Nov. 2. Liberate to John de Dornay, after payment of 4,000 marks Windsor. wherein the king is indebted to divers merchants, as the treasurer and chamberlains know, 50 marks for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of the yearly fee of 50 marks granted to him till the king shall provide for him in lands of that value out of wards or escheats. Liberate to Vigerus (Vigo Roso) Yssuk 2 marks for his expenses in part payment of the king's debts incurred while last in Gascony, whereof the king cannot satisfy him at present. Liberate to William de Clare, after payment etc., 50 marks for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 100 marks. Allocate to James Fresel, formerly keeper of the bishopric of Salisbury, in the issues thereof, 401. for the 39th year and 201. for the 40th year of the 201. granted to him yearly to maintain himself in the office of escheator. Allocate to John de Somerkote, keeper of the exchange of London, in the issues thereof, 1001. delivered in the wardrobe by the hands of John Hardel his clerk to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, at Wyndlesore on the Wednesday after St. Philip and St. James last, as testified by Peter de Wynton, clerk of the wardrobe. Liberate to William de Trubevil 191. 15s. 51d. arrears of wages of himself, his clerk, and 5 serjeants while in garrison in the castle of Bourg as reckoned by brother Robert de Manneby and William de Axemuth, king's clerk; 71. 15s. 8d. arrears of his wages while on the king's service in Gascony down to the Sunday before the Nativity of St. Mary in the 38th year; and 101. due to him for the loss of a horse in the said service; receiving from him the king's letters patent for these debts. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to let Mansel the king's serjeant have 2,000 ells (duo miliaria) of canvas out of the issues of the farm of London to make the king's pavilions.

Page  335 41 HENRY III. 335 1256. Membrane 13-cont. Nov. 3. Allocate to Robert Walerand, formerly keeper of the bishopric of St. David's, in his debts to the king, 161. 16s. spent in maintenance of serjeants, mounted and on foot, to keep the manors of the bishopric while void and in his keeping. To the sheriff of Salop and Stafford. Contrabreve to let Marmaduke son of Richard, who lost his lands in Wales on account of his service to the king, to have 101. for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of the yearly fee of 201. granted to him during pleasure to maintain himself in the king's service. To the bailiff of Havering. Contrabreve to finish the queen's chapel at Havering out of the farm of the manor by the advice of Master John de Gloucestria the king's mason, the cost to be credited by view and testimony of lawful men. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to carry 40 tuns of wine without delay to Winchester, 4 to Wherwell, 40 to Clarendon, 8 to Lotegarshale, 30 to Merleberge, 4 to Sandelford, 16 to Radinge, 4 to Abbendone, 8 to Oxford, 40 to Wodestok, 4 to Chauton, 12 to Geudeford, 8 to Brehulle, and 2 to Farendone, out of 220 (sic) to be taken in the parts of Suthampton by Peter de Gisorciis, taker of the king's wines, and to stow them safely in the cellars of those places against the king's arrival. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 112 tuns of wine to Westminster, 6 to Waltham, 4 to St. Alban's, 2 to Royston (Crucem Roes'), 2 to Dinneslegh, 12 to Merton, 2 to Sutton, 16 to Keninton, 2 to Certeseye, and 80 to Windesores, out of 238 to be taken and delivered to them at London by Thomas Sporun and Matthew Bokerel, king's chamberlains of London, and to stow them as above. Nov. 4. Liberate to William de Chaunlite 30 marks for his expenses and Windsor. other small items of armour against his new knighthood, the king having lately decked him and two others with the belt of knighthood. Liberate to the king's brother Guy de Leziniaco 1001. for Michaelmas term in the 40th year which he receives yearly in the name of Gaucher de Chastyllun for the manor of Derteford, and 501. for the same term of the yearly fee of 1001. which he receives in addition to his yearly fee. Nov. 4. Allocate to Robert Wallerand, in the issues of co. Gloucester Westminster. while he was sheriff, 20s. spent in salting 20 pigs and 40 sows taken by the king's huntsmen in the forest of Dene and carrying them to Westminster against Christmas in the 33rd year; 24s.

Page  336 336 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 13-cont. spent in purchase of lampreys, shad and salmon in Lent of that year; and 41. 5s. spent in repair of the king's weir of Menstrewrth while sheriff for the 34th year; unless allowance has been already made by writs of comp[utabitur]. Liberate to Geoffrey de Leuekenor 9 marks 8s. for his expenses in going to make sales in the king's demesne woods in cos. Nottingham, York, Northumberland, Cumberland, and Lancaster, 2s. daily having been assigned to him for his maintenance while in those counties on that business. Liberate to the abbot of the Holy Cross without Bordeaux 10 marks for his expenses. Liberate without delay to the messengers of the countess of Angoul6me and of Isabel de Croun the king's sister 6 marks, being 3 marks each of the king's gift for their expenses homewards. Nov. 5. Liberate to Master Thomas the king's surgeon, who is sick at Windsor. London, 50s. of the king's gift for his expenses. Liberate to Perin, messenger of John de Dornay, 2 marks, and to Guillemin, messenger of Hugh Espaulard, 2 marks, for their expenses homewards, the king being at present unable to pay his debts to their masters. Liberate to John Renger, king's clerk, 101. yearly at the Easter Exchequer and 101. at that of Michaelmas of the 201. granted to him yearly so long as he shall be in the king's service. Nov. 6. Liberate to Henry de Castello, brother of the king of Castile, Windsor. 40 marks for the expenses of his journey to France; and to his household remaining in England till his return 20s. daily for their maintenance from the Wednesday before St. Simon and St. Jude. Liberate to Geoffrey de Burlemmunt 60 marks in part payment of the arrears of his fee. Liberate to Punchard de la Duyne 100 marks for the like cause. Nov. 5 Liberate to Adam de Basinges, citizen of London, 61. 5s. 6d. Windsor. for divers things bought of him for the decoration of two copes of saffron samite given to the church of St. Martin's le-Grand, London, that is, for 2 wide orphreys 7 marks, for 2 narrow ones 7 marks, for 2 shoulder-pieces (crestis) 16d., for 6 fringes 28., for silk cloth 5s. 6d., for waxed cloth 16d., and for making 28.; 488. 6d. for divers things bought for the decoration of a saffron chasuble given to the same, that is, for one wide orphrey 2j marks, for one

Page  337 41 HENRY III. 337 1256. Membrane 13-cont. narrow one 10s., for 3 fringes 12d., for waxed cloth 8d., for silk cloth 2s. 6d., and for making 12d.; 37s. for divers things bought for the decoration of a saffron tunic and dalmatic given to the same, that is, for 6 orphreys 30s., for 13 fringes 4s. 4d., for silk cloth 2s., and for waxed cloth 8d.; 60s. for embroidered apparels (paruris), a stole, fanon (fannula), cuffs (pugnell'), collar (lambell') and amice, and 5s. for an alb, all given to the same, and 2s. for making the tunic and dalmatic; 71. 16s. 8d. for divers things bought of him for the decoration of a chasuble of ciclaton (ciclade) given to the church of Westminster, that is, for 2 wide orphreys 9 marks, for one narrow one 12s., for waxed cloth 12d., for making 12d., for a narrow orphrey for certain apparels (paruras) 4s. 6d., for 4 fringes 20d., for making the apparels 6d., and for a stout cloth of cendal (una sindone afforciata) for lining the chasuble 16s.; for 2 wide orphreys 61., and for 2 narrow ones 20s., for the decoration of two saffron copes given to the church of Westminster, for silk cloth for the borders thereof 5s., and for making an alb of white cendal and for cloth (tela) for lining the same 18d.; and 101. for an embroidered cope bought of him by Philip Luvell and given to the church of St. Edmund the king. Liberate to Gilet, yeoman of Ebulo de Rupe Forti, 2 marks for his expenses homewards, as the king cannot at present pay his debts to his master. By Edward de Westm'. Liberate to Luke de Luca, merchant, 181. for 12 gold-wrought cloths and 71. 4s. for 18 cloths of Arest bought of him and sent to the king at Wudestok; and 61. for 3 gold-wrought baudekins, half a mark for white cendal, and 41. for a piece of saffron samite bought of him and given to the church of Westminter. By E. de Westm'. Allocate to William de Malteby, sheriff of Westmoreland, in the issues of the last eyre in that county, 391. sterling delivered to Roger de Ros the king's tailor and Hugh de Turri, takers for the wardrobe in the last Boston fair, as they have acknowledged, to pay for certain purchases there. Nov. 7. Liberate to Drew de Barentin 101. for the sumpter palfreys and Windsor. harness of his nephews, receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 459). Liberate to Hugh de Turri, king's clerk, 101. for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of the 201. yearly granted to him to maintain himself in the king's service. Liberate without delay to Arnold de la Scoumb and Arnold Rabin, merchants of William de Talive, 20 marks for their 22-(22)

Page  338 338 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 13-cont. expenses homewards, as the king is at present unable to pay his debt to William. To Godfrey de Liston, keeper of the king's manor of Kenyton. Contrabreve to let William de Westm', the king's chaplain of Kenyton, have 25s. out of the issues thereof as his wages from Easter in the 40th year till Michaelmas following. To the same. Contrabreve to let the king's five chaplains of Windesores, each of whom receives 50s. yearly, to have 25s. each as their wages for the same term out of the issues of his bailiwick. Nov. 8. Liberate without delay to William Bonquer 1001., and to Master Peter de Lymoges, king's clerk, 40 marks, for their expenses in going to the court of Rome to despatch certain business of the king there. Nov. 8. Liberate to John de Hyndale and Ralph de Frekeberne 81. 20d. Windsor. arrears of their wages while on the king's service in Gascony with 17 serjeants their comrades in garrison in the castle of Bourg with William de Trubbevyle, as reckoned by brother Robert de Manneby and William de Axem[uth], receiving from them the king's letters patent therefore, payment being made etc. Liberate to Alan Burnel 10 marks for loss of his horses on the king's service in Gascony as testified by Robert Waleram the king's steward, payment being made [previously of 4,000 marks to divers creditors].* Nov. 10. Liberate without delay and without fail to Drew de Barentyn, Windsor. going beyond seas to despatch certain business of the king that requires speed, as is well known at the Exchequer, 30 marks for his expenses. Nov. 10. Liberate to William de Munrevel, king's yeoman, 61. 98. 10d. Windsor. arrears of his wages while with the king in Gascony, as reckoned by Peter de Winton, clerk of the wardrobe. Nov. 10. Liberate, of the king's gift for their expenses, to Ernald GuilWindsor. lelmi, messenger of the good men of Saut, who has lost much in the king's service, 1008., to Raymond Guillelmi, messenger of the good men of Joses, 208., and to Arnold the chaplain of Saut 1008., as the king cannot at present pay his debts to the men of Saut and Joses. * See Exchequer Roll (i.e. issue Roll 1209).

Page  339 41 HENRY III. 339 1256. Membrane 13 —cont. To the sheriff of Kent or his bailiffs in the port of Dover. Contrabreve to let Henry, brother of the king of Castile, and his household have prompt transport at the port of Dover to go and return. To the sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk. Contrabreve to let Roger de Ros, tailor, and Hugh de Turri have 401. out of the issues of his counties to make certain purchases for the king in the fair of St. Edmund. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to pay for a tun of prisage-wine which the abbot and convent of Beaulieu receive by charter at Suthampton to celebrate divine service, and which the keepers of the king's wines there will deliver. Mandate to the said keepers accordingly. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to let Roger de Ros, tailor, and Hugh de Turri have 401. out of the issues of his county to make certain purchases for the king at the fair of Norhampton. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to salt 80 does which William Luvell and Henry de Candevre the king's huntsmen will take in the forest of Bernwod and deliver to him, and carry the venison to Westminster for delivery to the keeper of the larder there by the third day before Christmas against the feast. The like to the sheriff of Somerset concerning 10 hinds to be taken by Richard and William de Candevre the king's huntsmen in the wood (broyllo) of Ceddre. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to transport William Bonquer and Peter de Lymoges, whom the king is sending on his errand to the court of Rome, from the port of Dover with their horses and harness without delay. Nov. 10. Liberate to Vitalis de Navi and Arnold Guillelmi, messengers Windsor. of Arnold Guillelmi de Morthan and Auger de Duasyn, 5 marks for their expenses homewards, as the king cannot at present pay his debts to them. Liberate to Geoffrey de Assay, clerk of Isabel the king's sister, viscountess of Thouars, 408. for his expenses, as the king cannot wholly pay his debts to her at present. Allocate to Godfrey de Lyston, in the issues of his bailiwick, 308. spent on a silver chalice and a book called ' portehors ' to serve the king's chapel of Keninton,

Page  340 340 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 13-cont. Liberate to John de Besevyle 41. arrears of his wages while with the king on his service in Gascony, and 41. arrears of wages of William de la Bazoche his knight while in garrison at the castle of Blankeford at his expense, both reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, and 1008. of the king's gift while in Gascony; and to Henry del Bek 181. 8s. 4d. like arrears reckoned by the same Richard; receiving from them the king's letters patent therefor which they have, and first making payment as above (see note, p. 338). MEMBRANE 12. Allocate to Laurence de Percy the king's chaplain, keeper of the king's wards (wardarum) in the castle of Windesores, in the issues of such wards, 5 marks, whereof he has delivered 3 marks to Bernard de Bovill and 2 marks to Ingram de Percy for their maintenance. Nov. 12. Liberate to the prioress and nuns of Ankerwyz, unless already Windsor. delivered, 101. which should have been delivered by a writ of liberate issued in the 37th year to Walter de Bradeleg', formerly the queen's clerk, to take to the queen to buy a rent of 1 mark of the king's gift to the said nuns. Liberate to Robert Russell, queen's serjeant, without delay and without fail on sight hereof, postponing all other matters, 20 marks for the expenses of Katherine the king's daughter and a kinswoman of the king and the household that is to dwell with them at Windlesores in the coming absence of the king and queen. Nov. 14. Liberate without delay to Walter Shaylard 388. 3d. for bread Guildford. formerly taken from him for the king by Adam Maunsell, serjeant of the pantry, who has acknowledged the fact; payment to be without fail, as Walter has fallen into poverty for lack thereof. Liberate without delay to Henry de Roeng 758. arrears of his wages while on the king's service in Gascony down to the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains in the 38th year as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, and 20s. delivered by the king's order to John Blench in those parts. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to receive 10 hinds to be taken in the forest of Graveling and delivered to them by Richard and William de Candover the king's huntsmen, and to salt the venison and carry it to Westminster for delivery to the keeper of the larder by the third day before Christmas against the feast.

Page  341 41 HENRY III. 341 1256 Membrane 12-cont. To the sheriff of Northampton. Like order concerning 80 does to be taken in the forest of Wytlewod by William Luvell and Henry de Candover the king's huntsmen, and 60 to be taken in that of Roteland by Robert de Edmundestrop. To the bailiffs of Windlesores. Contrabreve to make a wardrobe in the castle for the queen, to buy great cords for the well in the upper tower, to place a great table in the queen's hall, to tile the roof of the building appointed for works, to amend the defects in the roofs of the towers and elsewhere in the castle, and to make a ditch round the queen's chamber, the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset. Contrabreve to let Reynold de Drumar', who has lost his land through his service to the king, have 10 marks out of the issues of those counties to maintain himself and his wife and children. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to spend up to 50s. if necessary by view of lawful men in repairing the bridge of Northampton castle. Allocate to Geoffrey de Cruce, sheriff of Surrey and Sussex, 401. in the arrears of debts of the prior of Lews and others in that bailiwick, and 201. in the issues of the counties, which sums the king has assigned to be spent on his works at Guldeford by view of the keepers. To the sheriff of Stafford and Salop. Contrabreve to let Walkelin de Ardern, going to the parts of Wales on certain difficult business of the king, have 20 marks out of the issues of those counties to buy himself a horse of the king's gift. To the sheriff of Dorset. Contrabreve to salt 80 does which the king has ordered to be taken in the forest of Gillingham by Robert de Edmundestrop his serjeant, and to salt them etc. (as on p. 340). Like order to the sheriff of Surrey and Sussex concerning 80 does to be taken by the same Robert in the king's park of Guideford. The like to the sheriff of Essex and Herts concerning 80 does to be taken in the park of Haveryng and 40 in that of Hadleg' by Hugh le Fraunceys. Nov 18. To the sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk. Contrabreve to let Winchester. William de Valencia the king's brother have 1901. for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 5001. Cancelled quia aliter inferius.

Page  342 342 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. Membrane 12-cont. 1256. Liberate without delay and without fail to Bertram de Bovyle Nov. 23. * [and Bernard his brother], king's yeoman, 10 marks in part Winchester. payment of arrears of their wages while with the king in Gascony. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to let the sheriff of Hants have 6 fothers (carratas) of lead out of the farm of the town for the works at the castles of Winchester and Porrecestr'. To the same. Contrabreve to let Roger Alys have a tun of wine of the king's gift out of the said farm. To the sheriff of Surrey and Sussex. Contrabreve to make a stone gateway at Guldeford, and over it a solar 32 feet within the walls by 18 feet, and a sufficient wardrobe therefor (eidem solio, rectius solario); in the chancellor's chamber there, to remove the fireplace and place it further northwards, to remove the (halder') of the chamber and put it elsewhere, and to whitewash and wainscot the chamber above (ultra) the chancellor's bed; in the gable of the king's hall to make four glass windows, in the chapel of St. Katherine to mend a window, to heighten and mend the fireplace in the queen's chamber, to whitewash and mend the tower of the castle where absolutely necessary, and to whitewash and mend the bailey walls; all to be done by the view and counsel of Master John de Glouc' the king's mason and Master Alexander the king's carpenter, the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk. Contrabreve, on his loyalty and as he loves himself and all his possessions, to go in person in all haste to Yarmouth and Norwich, and buy 30 last of good herrings by the counsel and testimony of the bailiffs and good men of those towns, paying for it out of the farm of the counties or otherwise, and to carry it by water to Westminster for delivery to the keepers of the larder, not failing hereof as he cares for his own safety. To the sheriff of Bedford and Buckingham. Contrabreve to pay 100s. out of the issues of his counties to John son of Bernard for a goshawk bought for the king. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to let Roger Alys have a tun of wine (as in the fourth entry above). To the sheriff of Warwick and Leicester. Contrabreve to let Bernard de Luginak, Arnold de Curs and Gaylard de Ursmort have 75s. each out of the issues of his counties for arrears of their wages while with the king on his service in Gascony down to the * Interlined.

Page  343 41 HENRY III. 343 1256. Membrane 12-cont. Thursday after St. Peter's Chains, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, receiving from them the king's letters patent which they have therefor. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 100 tuns of wine, which the king has ordered to be taken and delivered to them by Thomas Esporun and Matthew Bokerel, his chamberlains of London, against Christmas, to Westminster with all speed and put them safely in the king's cellars there. Nov. 28. Allocate to James le Sauvage, sheriff of Hants, in the issues of Winchester. the county and the farm of the town of Winchester, 151. delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the vigil of St. Andrew at Winchester to pay 101. to Hanekoc de Winton, Philip de Litton, Roger Whitpayn, William Torlewan, Robert Longespee, Philip de Portesm', and Fromund de Wuton, butchers, for meat, and 50s. each to William Torlewan and William Kentys for bread, bought of them for the king on his last arrival at Winchester. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to pay for 4 tuns of prisage-wine to be delivered to Robert Hackesalt and Henry Brian by the keepers of the king's wines at Suthampton in lieu of 4 tuns lately taken from them for the king at Winchester. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to do the following works at Winchester out of the issues of the county. The king's privy chamber to be wainscoted; the painting of the queen's chamber, of a picture in her chapel, and of the windows with the king's arms in his hall to be renewed; a tile pavement to be made on the upper step of the hall towards the east; a picture in the chapel of St. Thomas to be new painted; all the windows of the king's small chapel to be barred with iron; all the gutters in the castle to be examined and mended; the house of the king's chaplains to be lengthened by 24 feet and a cellar and solar made out of the extra length, the cellar to be wainscoted for the use of the chaplains, and a cornice (tabulamentum) to be made on the wall above the house; a small oven for pies to be made by the king's oven; the lead over (ultra) the gate to be removed and melted and the gate to be roofed with new lead; the king's buildings in the castle to be mended at other points where needful; and the great tower, which threatens to fall, to be pulled down and rebuilt; the cost to be credited by view and testimony of lawful men. Dec. 2. Liberate to Ralph le Specer of London and Amphelisa his wife Clarendon. 17 marks 5s. 8d. for ale taken from them for the king by the hands of Simon de Norwico, formerly king's clerk, receiving from them

Page  344 344 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 12-cont. the letters patent of Thomas de Winton, formerly clerk of the wardrobe, and the tallies that they have therefor. Allocate to Philip Badirun and Henry de Dene, appointed to make certain sales in the forest of Dene, in the issues of such sales, 129 marks delivered in the wardrobe to Artald etc. at Clarendon on the morrow of St. Andrew. To the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset. Contrabreve to roof the buildings of the king's castle of Shyreburn where absolutely necessary, the cost to be credited by view. To the same. Contrabreve to newly repair the great bridge of the castle of Corf, which is fallen down, the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to let A. elect of Winchester, the king's brother, have 50 marks out of the issues of the manor of Awelton in lieu of a like sum lent by him at the king's request to the king's sister Margaret, viscountess of Thouars, on the arrears of the fee due to her from the king. Cancelled quia redditum fuit breve et aliter in rotulo anni xlij. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to let Robert de Maris have 508. out of the issues of the county to buy himself a palfrey of the king's gift. To the bailiffs of Andovere. Contrabreve to let A. elect of Winchester the king's brother have 60 marks without fail out of the farm of their town for next Easter term in lieu of a like sum lent by him at the king's request to the king's sister Isabel, lady of Crohun (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 532). Another writ for the same elect which has been lost in Chancery is to be held for null if it reaches them. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to let Henry de Bretton, king's clerk, have 251. without delay for Michaelmas term last out of the issues of the present eyre in that county, out of the 501. granted to him yearly to maintain himself in the king's service. To the sheriff of Salop and Stafford. Contrabreve to let Griffin son of Wenunwen have 25 marks out of the first issues of those counties to buy himself a horse of the king's gift. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to let John the chaplain the king's almoner have 150 pairs of shoes for the use of the poor, half to be worth 5d. the pair and half to be worth 4id., so that he

Page  345 41 HENRY III. 345 1256. Membrane 12-cont. may have them at Westminster on the fourth day before Christmas against the feast. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to let Nicholas de Turri have 201. without delay for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of the 401. granted to him yearly to maintain himself in the king's service, out of the fines and amercements of the county made before the king and the said Nicholas for which summons have reached the sheriff. To the sheriff of Norfolk. Contrabreve to let Ralph de Erlham the king's serjeant have 40s, out of the issues of the county to buy himself a rouncey of the king's gift. Dec. 6. Liberate to Reynold de Sancto Albino, messenger of Gerard de Clarendon. Blavia, returning homewards, 10 marks to be reckoned in the arrears of the king's debts to the said Gerard. Allocate to John and William de Suyneford, formerly keepers of the abbey of St. Benet, Hulme, in the issues thereof, 67s., being their expenses while the abbey was void and in their keeping. Dec. 7. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to receive 20 does which Clarendon. Robert de Admondestrop will deliver, to salt and prepare them well, and to carry them to Westminster without delay against this Christmas. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to let the abbess and nuns of Wylton have 5 marks for a pittance of the king's gift out of the issues of the county or some other source, seeing that at the king's request they have admitted the daughter of his beloved and familiar knight Reynold de Drumar' to be their sister and fellownun. Liberate without delay to John de Castello 30 marks of the king's gift for his expenses while on the king's service in the parts of Germany. To Stephen Fromund, bailiff of Merleberg. Contrabreve, as he loves himself and his possessions, to let Queen Eleanor have 100 marks out of the farm and issues of his bailiwick to pay her expenses at Merleberg. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to let John Fonnis, king's yeoman, whom the king is appointing to be his messenger beyond seas, have speedy transport at Dover, and to pay therefor.

Page  346 346 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. Membrane 12-cont. 1256. Allocate to John de Vernun, sheriff of Wilts, in the issues of the last eyre of Gilbert de Preston and his fellows, justices, 341. 6s. 8d. delivered in the wardrobe to Artald etc. at Clarendon on the Sunday after St. Nicholas. To the sheriff of Cambridge. Contrabreve to let the king's yeoman John de Bruay have 61. 11s. 3d. out of the issues of the county, being arrears of his wages while with the king on his service in Gascony, as reckoned by Ralph Loff, clerk of the marshalsea. To the sheriff of Somerset. Contrabreve to let Reynold de Drumar' have a tun of wine of the king's gift against Christmas. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to amend the king's chamber at Clarindon where absolutely necessary, to renew the painting of the panels (tabularum) in the king's chapel and to enclose the penthouse between the king's wardrobe and the chamber of Alexander with boards; to wainscot the chamber near the park above the bed, to make a small oratory therein, and to mend the windows; and to amend all the other defects in the king's court of Clarindon; the cost to be credited by view and testimony of lawful men. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to feed the friars preachers of Wilton, the friars minors of Salisbury, and 100 poor persons, so that each poor person shall have ld., for the soul of Robert de Mares, deceased at Clarendon. As the king has asked the dean and canons of Salisbury, being present, to bury the corpse in their cathedral, the sheriff is to find oblations and other things needful for the burial, and to let the keepers of the works of the church have 5 marks of the king's gift to continue those works. MEMBRANEi 11. Dec. 16. Allocate to Stephen Fromund, bailiff of Merleberg, in the farm Winchester. of the manor, 208. 10id. spent in taking bream in the king's stew of Merleberg and putting them in paste, and sending 18 to the king at Clarendon on his arrival there before Christmas last, 60 to the king at Winchester against that feast, and 60 to the king at Wodestok against the Assumption last, as accounted and testified by William de Grey the king's steward. Dec. 18. Allocate to John son of Bernard, in the next terms of his debts Guildford. at the Exchequer, 15 marks paid for a goshawk for the king. Allocate to Robert de Tottehale, sheriff of Bedford and Buckingham, in the issues of those counties, 100 marks delivered in the

Page  347 41 HENRY III. 347 1256. Membrane 11 —cont. wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, at Guldeford on Wednesday, the vigil of St. Thomas. Allocate to Philip Baderon, William de Dene, and William de Weston, appointed to make certain sales in the forest of Dene, in the issues of such sales, 60 marks delivered in the wardrobe at Westminster to the same Artald on St. John the Evangelist's day. Allocate to the said William and William, in the issues of like sales, 20 marks delivered as last above. Allocate to William de Leyrton, sheriff of Lincoln, in the issues of the eyre of the abbot of Peterborough and his fellows, justices last itinerant in the county, 5031. 12d. paid in the wardrobe by his own hand to the said Artald on St. Stephen's day. To the sheriff of Surrey. Contrabreve to make a penthouse out of the issues of his bailiwick between the chamber of the king's chaplains and the king's kitchen at Geudeford, the cost to be credited by view and testimony of lawful men. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to let John de Avenis, Waleram de Juliaco, and other magnates of Germany, who have come to the king this Christmas on his business, have prompt transport at Dover, and to pay for it out of the farm of the county. To Thomas de Rammesden, sheriff of Essex and Herts. Contrabreve to let Gregory, the chaplain ministering in the chapel of St. John the Evangelist at Clavering, where St. John received a ring from the blessed Edward the king, have 50s. yearly for his wages, and to find a lamp burning before the altar there, from Michaelmas in the 31st year so long as he is sheriff. Dec. 27. Allocate to Margaret de Lascy, countess of Lincoln, in the Westminster. demand made on her by summons of the Exchequer for her share of the arrears of the dower of the king's sister Eleanor, countess of Leicester, in Ireland, 1600 marks whereof she has satisfied Simon de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, and the said Eleanor his wife, as stated by Philip Luvel the treasurer and the king's chamberlains, receiving from her the king's letters patent commanding such payment (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, pp. 493-494, 2 entries). Dec. 30. Liberate to Laurence del Broc 101. for this Christmas term of the Westminster. yearly fee of 201. which he receives to maintain himself in the king's service.

Page  348 348 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1256. Membrane 11 —cont. Dec. 30. Liberate to Emeric de Plessetis 20 marks, and to Peter de Rupe Westminster. 151., of their yearly fees of those amounts, for Michaelmas term in the 40th year. Liberate to Henry de Castello, brother of the king of Castile, 100 marks of the king's gift for his expenses. Liberate to Drew de Barentyn 50 marks for his expenses on the king's errand beyond seas. 1257. Jan. 3. Allocate to Stephen de Aston, sheriff of Somerset and Dorset, in Merton. the issues of those counties, 8s. 2d. spent in carrying the king's venison from Shireburn to Westminster against this Christmas. Witness Robert Waleram the king's steward. Allocate to William de Swineford, sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, in the issues of those counties, 401. delivered to the king's brother William de Valancia on the arrears of his fee for Michaelmas term in the 40th year. To the sheriff of Salop. Contrabreve to let Ouhel son of Blethyn have 20 marks of the king's gift without delay out of the issues of the county for his maintenance. To the sheriff of Norfolk. Contrabreve to let the wife of Drew de Barentyn have a tun of wine of the king's gift. To the sheriff of Notingham. Contrabreve to repair the defects of the castle of Notingham where absolutely necessary, the cost to be credited by view. To the bailiffs of Wynlesoures. Contrabreve to repair the bridge of the castle of Wyndlesoures where absolutely necessary without delay, the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Norfolk. Contrabreve to repair the palisade and buildings of Norwich castle where necessary, the cost to be credited by view. K Allocate to the bailiffs and burgesses of Scardebur', in the farm of their town for Michaelmas term in the 41st year, 50 marks paid at the Michaelmas Exchequer of the 40th year of their recent fine of 60 marks for a charter of liberties,[ seeing that they paid in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, another 50 marks on that account by distress on the day of Epiphany, and 10 marks at which they were amerced for failure to pay the said 50 marks at 15 days from Michaelmas as enjoined. Vacated

Page  349 41 HENRY III. 349 1257. Membrane 11-cont. quia aliter in rotulo clausarum. (Calendar of Close Rolls, 1256 -1259, pp. 23-4). Jan. 8. Liberate to Baldwin de Villa 101. for Michaelmas term in the Westminster. 40th year of his yearly fee of 201. Allocate to Hugh de Acovre, sheriff of Salop and Stafford, in the issues of those counties, 101. paid in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the day of Epiphany in this year. Jan. 10. Allocate to the bailiffs and good men of Norwich, in the farm of Westminster. their town and their other debts to the king, 37l. 10s. spent in purchase of 15 last of herring by the hands of the sheriff in this year, and delivery thereof to Master Paul and other keepers of the larder at Westminster. Allocate to William de Swineford, sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, 1001. delivered to Roger the tailor and Hugh de Turri in the fair of Lenn for the king's purchases there in the 40th year, and 401. delivered to them for purchases in the fair of St. Edmund in the 41st year, as testified by them. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to let William de Berkele the king's yeoman have 201. without delay out of the farm of the county or elsewhere in recompense for the marriage of Alice late the wife of Richard Luvel, which he did not have, though granted to him by the king. See Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, pp. 395 and 503-4. To the bailiff of Wynches'. Contrabreve to make two good strong galleys with all the gear thereto belonging in the coming Lent out of the farm of the town by counsel of William Beaufiz and other good and lawful men of Wynchelse, the cost to be credited by view of lawful men. To the sheriff of Berks. Contrabreve to let Thomas le Ferun, monk of Syreburn, have 4 marks of the king's gift without delay out of the issues of his bailiwick to make three altars in the said Thomas's new work at Shyreburn. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to let the king's brother William de Valencia have 1501. without delay out of the issues of the last eyre in the county as arrears of his yearly fee for Michaelmas in the 40th year. To the sheriff of Suffolk. Contrabreve to repair where necessary the buildings of the king's castle of Oreford which were lately

Page  350 350 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 1l-cont. thrown down by the rage of the wind, the cost to be credited by view and testimony of good and lawful men. To the sheriff of Warwick. Contrabreve to let John de Swyneford, king's clerk, have 101. for Michaelmas term in the 40th year without delay out of the issues of his bailiwick of the yearly fee of 201. which he receives at the Exchequer to maintain himself in the king's service. To John de Haneburg, bailiff of Wudestok. Contrabreve to let the keepers of the king's works at Wudestok have 101. due for those works out of the farm of his bailiwick of Bladne. Liberate to Master Alexander the king's carpenter 40s. to buy himself a horse of the king's gift, as the king has appointed him together with Master John de Gloucestria, king's mason, to view the defects of the king's castles and buildings this side Trent and to give orders therefor as they may think best for the king's profit. Jan. 13. Liberate to William de Hastencot 101. for Michaelmas term in the Westminster. 40th year of his yearly fee of 101. Jan. 14. Allocate to Robert Wallerand, keeper of the king's manor of Westminster. St. Briavels, in the farm thereof, 45 * marks delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Friday after St. Nicholas; and in the issues of the bishopric of Ely 900 marks delivered in like manner on the Monday after Epiphany. Allocate to Thomas de Rameden, sheriff of Essex and Hertford, in the farm of those counties, 41. 8s. 4d. spent in purchase of 26 pigs and 100 fowls delivered to the keeper of the larder and the king's poulterers at Westminster as reckoned and attested by William de Grey the king's seneschal; and 26s. spent in salting and transporting 80 does taken in the king's parks of Haleg' and Havering and delivered to the said keeper as testified by Nicholas, clerk of the kitchen; all against Christmas. Allocate to William de Stowa, sheriff of Cambridge and Huntingdon, in the farm of those counties, 24s. spent on a crane, 4 peacocks, and 4 swans delivered to the king's poulterers against Christmas, as testified by William de Grey the king's seneschal. Allocate to Ralph de Ardern, formerly sheriff of Essex and Hertford, in the farm of those counties, 75s. spent during a year and a half in wages of a chaplain ministering in the chapel of * There is a dot under the 5.

Page  351 41 HENRY III. 351 1257. Membrane 1 -ont. St. John at Clavering, who receives 50s. yearly for his maintenance; and 3s. 9d. spent on a lamp burning in the said chapel all the time that he was sheriff. Allocate to William de Swineford, sheriff of Norfolk etc., in the issues of those counties, 778. 4d. spent in carriage of 15 last of herring, taken for the king from the burgesses of Norwich, by water from Norwich to Westminster, and of 15 last taken from the burgesses of Jernem'. Jan. 14. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay at the port of Dover Westminster. for the passage of John de Gatesden, whom the king is sending beyond seas with his men, horses, and harness. Allocate to Hugh de Nevyle, in his debts to the king, 25 marks for this Easter term assigned to John de Gatesden for his expenses beyond seas, for which he holds himself to be sufficiently paid. Jan. 14. Allocate to William de Suyneford, sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, Westminster. in the issues of those counties, 331. 15s. spent in purchase of 15 last of herring from the burgesses of Gernem' in this year, which were delivered to Master Paulinus and other keepers of the larder at Westminster on the morrow of Epiphany. Allocate to Stephen de Aston, sheriff of Somerset and Dorset, in the issues of those counties, 451. spent in the purchase against Christmas of 150 oxen delivered to Nicholas de Stokbrugg, keeper of the larder, as testified by William de Grey the king's steward. Jan. 15. Liberate to Geoffrey de Bello Campo 601. for Michaelmas terms Westminster. in the 38th, 39th, and 40th years of his yearly fee of 201. Liberate to Master Paulinus de Bampton, king's serjeant, 201. spent on certain purveyances against last Christmas. Vacated quia non habuit. MEMBRANE 10. Jan. 17. Liberate to William de Gloucestria, goldsmith, 5 marks 14d. Westminster. for a gold buckle bought by order of the king and delivered to offer at the feretory of St. Edward on the said saint's day last past. Allocate to the executors of William Hardel, in his debts to the king, 121. of pure silver to make crosiers, 61. 13s. 4d. to make an image, and 26s. 8d. to make chains for a censer, all delivered by William de Colecestr' his clerk to Edward de Westm'; and 60s.

Page  352 352 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 0 —cont. delivered by the same William to William de Haverhull to make a censer, and 188. for gold to gild it. By Edward de Westm'. Liberate without delay to Henry le Tyeys 20s. to buy the gear needed to repair the king's crossbows. Liberate to Ernald the chaplain of Sault 5 marks of the king's gift for his expenses. To the sheriff of Dorset. Contrabreve to take with him lawful men to the castle of Corf to view the defects of the king's buildings therein, and to repair them out of his farm where absolutely necessary, the cost to be credited by view and testimony of lawful men. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to let Master Maunsell have without delay 6,000 ells of white canvas, 1,000 ells of serge and bunting (stamine), 1,000 ells of canvas dyed in India (Ynda), 3,000 ells of black canvas, timber, cords, irons, leather and thread to make the king's pavilions, so that they may not remain unmade by default of the sheriffs. To the bailiff of Havering. Contrabreve to carry six logs of alder (fusta de alier) or holly, to be delivered by the keeper of the king's park of Havering, to the Tower for delivery to Master Henry le Tyeys (Teutonico) to repair the king's crossbows there, whereof he is fitter (attiliator). To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to carry 20 does, to be taken in the king's park of Havering and delivered to him by Hugh the Frenchman, king's serjeant, to the king for delivery to the keeper of the larder. To the sheriff of Warwick. Contrabreve to let John de Swyneford, king's clerk, have 101. without delay out of the issues of his bailiwick, unless already delivered by another writ of computabitur, out of the yearly fee of 201. which he receives at the Exchequer to maintain himself in the king's service. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to let Master Richard de Furnivall, chancellor of Amiens, and the household that he will bring with him, have prompt transport at Dover, and to pay for it out of the farm of the county or otherwise. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to let Henry de Castello have two boat-loads of brushwood worth 5 marks out of the farm of their town.

Page  353 41 HENRY III. 353 1257. Membrane l0-cont. To the sheriff of Nottingham and Derby. Contrabreve to let Meredith ap Richard, who is disinherited in Wales on the king's account, have 50 marks without delay of the king's gift out of the issues of those counties. To the bailiffs of Canterbury. Contrabreve to let Robert de Cantuaria, king's clerk, have a tun of good wine of the king's gift out of the farm of Canterbury. Jan. 18. Liberate without delay to Master William de Waterford 50 Westminster. marks for his expenses on the king's errand to the parts of Spain; to Gaston de Gontaut 30 marks as arrears of any debts due to him from the king, and of the king's gift; to the messenger of P. bishop of Hereford, coming to the king in England on his lord's behalf, 100s. of the king's gift; and to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper of the wardrobe, 12 marks 6s. 8d. to use as enjoined. Jan 19. Liberate to Philip Taylor (Cissori) 431. and half a mark for 20 Westminster. tuns of wine bought of him at London by the hands of Thomas Esperun and Matthew Bukerel, the king's chamberlains of London. Liberate to the spigurnels 131. 10s. lOd. for 700 pounds of wax found by them to seal the king's writs from the day of St. Edmund the martyr in the 40th year to St. Hilary last, as reckoned by John le Faukener, keeper of the hanaper. Westminster. Liberate to William the king's goldsmith 60s. for a censer which the king offered to the feretory of St. Edward. By Henry de Mertinton. Liberate to Bernard de Castelned 4 marks of the king's gift for losses and damages sustained through the king's war in Gascony. Jan. 22. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to let Master William de Westminster. Watford (sic), whom the king has appointed as his messenger to the parts of Spain, and his men and horses have prompt transport at Dover, and to pay therefor. To the same. The like for Peter Gunsall, knight of Henry brother of the king of Castile, returning homewards with his horses and household. Liberate to the king's brother Guy de Lezinan 100 marks which he claims as arrears concerning the wardship of the lands and tenements of Henry de Hastinges, the king's letters patent 23-(22)

Page  354 354 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 10-cont. acknowledging the debt (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 530) to be received at the Exchequer. Liberate to Gerard Boer, attorney of Peter Kaillou, citizen of Bordeaux, 5 marks for his expenses in waiting for payment of many immense debts of the king to the said Peter, which the king cannot at present satisfy. Jan. 28. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to let Guy de Castello, Windsor. clerk of P. bishop of Hereford, going as the king's messenger beyond seas, have prompt transport at the port of Dover. To Godfrey de Lyston. Contrabreve to let Herlewin le Normant, William de Blauncpom[eray], Engelard de Synagun, and Richard de Aubervill, king's serjeants dwelling in garrison in the castle of Windlesores, have their wages of 6d. each daily from Michaelmas in the 40th year till Easter in the 41st year out of the issues of his bailiwick. To the same. The like for the king's five chaplains of Windlesores, being 25s. each out of their yearly wages of 50s. To the same. The like for Henry, fitter (attilliatori) of the king's crossbows, whose wages are 5d. per day, to be paid weekly. Feb. 1. Allocate to William Heyrun (Herun in margin), sheriff of NorthWestminster. umberland, in the issues of the lands of Robert de Ros, 15 marks paid in the wardrobe at Westminster to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on Sunday, the morrow of St. Hilary. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to let Master Thomas de Waltham, canon of St. Martin's, London, and keeper of the works of that church, have 15 marks of the king's gift without delay to repair the ridge of the nave roof. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to cause the king's six falcons which are in the keeping of Ralph de Erleham to be mewed etc. (as on p. 270). Feb. 1. Allocate to Walter de Rudham and Martin de Chamflur, Westminster. keepers of the bishopric of Carlisle, in the issues thereof, 531. 6s. 8d. delivered in the wardrobe at Westminster to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Tuesday after St. Hilary. Liberate to Gerard Belet 100s. for Easter term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 100s.

Page  355 41 HENRY III. 355 1257. Membrane 10 —cont. Allocate to the executors of Robert le Vavasur, formerly sheriff of Nottingham and Derby, in his debts to the king, 50 marks delivered to Ralph son of Nicholas, formerly keeper of the castle of Notingham, for keeping it from the Purification in the 38th year till the same feast in the 39th year, and 25 marks for the like from the latter feast till the feast of St. John the Baptist following. Feb. 7. Liberate to Master Nicholas de Plimton 100s. for the expenses of Westminster. himself and his comrades whom the king is sending on his errand to the archbishop of Canterbury. Feb. 8. Allocate to Gervase de Horton, sheriff of Devon, in the farm of Westminster. the county, 331. 12s. spent in purchase of 144 oxen delivered to the keeper of the larder against Christmas last, as reckoned and testified by William de Grey the king's steward and the clerks of the wardrobe. Allocate to Laurence, chaplain of the castle of Wyndesores, in the issues of the wards (wardarum) thereof, 41. 8d. spent on the liveries of three watchmen and a porter there, each receiving 2d. daily, and 26s. 5~d. spent on the livery of a gardener there, who receives 2Id. daily; all from Michaelmas in the 40th year to the Purification following, both days included. Allocate to John de Plessetis, earl of Warwick, keeper of the castle of Devizes, in his debts at the Exchequer, 25 marks for keeping the castle in the 40th year, and 50s. wages of a chaplain ministering in the king's chapel there in that year, and so on yearly at the same rate as long as he shall have the keeping of the castle. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to let Master John Clarel, king's clerk, whom the king is sending beyond seas, have a good ship without delay to pass whither he will, as he will tell the sheriff. Feb. 12. Allocate to John de Somerkote, keeper of the exchange, in the Westminster. issues thereof 25 marks delivered to brother John de Dya for his expenses in going to the court of Rome. Rider. Feb. 20. To the keeper of the bishopric of Ely. Contrabreve to let Robert Windsor. Walerand, setting out beyond seas on the king's errand, have 50 marks without delay for his expenses out of the issues of the bishopric, unless already allowed to him by another writ of computate. Draft writ.

Page  356 356 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. MEMBRANE 9. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to pay for the passage of brother John de Dya and his brethren with horses and their harness at the port of Dover. Feb. 14. Allocate to William Heyrun, sheriff of Northumberland, in the Westminster. farm of the county, 131. 128. 8d. remaining due to him for 119 oxen bought on the king's arrival in Northumberland in the 39th year, being 2s. 3~d. per head, in addition to 25d. per head already ordered to be allowed therefor. Feb. 15. Allocate to Richard, son and heir of Robert le Sauvage, late Westminster. sheriff of Buckingham and Bedford, in the issues of those counties, 141. 178. 91d. spent by the said Robert in purchase of 26 pigs, 2 boars, 450 eggs, 45 geese, 315 fowls, 415 chickens, 36~ quarters of wheat, and 36 quarters of oats against the Assumption last, and in carriage thereof to Wodestok, as reckoned and testified by William de Grey the king's senesclial. Allocate to William Heyrun, sheriff of Northumberland, in the issues of the county, 20 marks for the expenses of himself and Robert de Tuenge on divers occasions when going on the king's errand to the parts of Scotland. Feb. 12. Liberate to William de Rothomago 151. 4s. for 14 tuns of Westminster. purchased wine and 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine; to John le Burser 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine; to Thomas Martin 11l. 16s. for 8 tuns purchased and 20s. for 1 tun of prisage-wine; to Bonus Runcinus 41. 10s. for 3 tuns purchased; to Pelerin Pesec 321. for 16 tuns purchased and 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine; to Bernard de Caute 321. for 16 tuns purchased and 20s. for 1 tun of prisage-wine; to Ellis de Campis 321. for 16 tuns purchased and 20s. for 1 tun of prisage-wine; to Peter de Gysorz 191. 10s. for 9 tuns purchased; to Peter Maynaunt 581. for 29 tuns purchased and 20s. for 1 tun of prisage-wine; to William Bidaud 20s. for 1 tun of prisage-wine; to William Russinou 60s. for 2 tuns purchased and 20s. for 1 tun of prisage-wine; to Jonas Burgeys 281. for 14 tuns purchased; to Amaneus Sichard and Peter Cuku 20s. for 1 tun of prisage-wine; and to William Gocelin 121. for 6 tuns purchased and 40s. for 2 tuns of prisagewine; all taken at London by the hands of Thomas Esperun and Matthew Bukerel. Liberate to Raymond the smith 501. for 25 tuns of purchased wine taken at London by the hands of Thomas Esperun and Matthew Bukerel, the king's chamberlain (sic) of London. Feb. 15. Liberate without delay and without fail to the archbishop of Westminster. Messina (Menssan', Exch. Messun') and Master Rostand 15 marks

Page  357 41 HENRY III. 357 1257. Membrane 9 —cont. for distribution to divers messengers, both knights and others, coming to the king on errands from Apulia. Feb. 20. To John Walerand, keeper of the bishopric of Ely. Contrabreve Windsor. to let Robert Walerand have 50 marks (as in rider above). Cancelled quia redditum fuit breve et aliter in cedula appensa. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 8 tuns of wine to St. Albans and 4 tuns to Waltham at once with all possible speed against the king's arrival there, out of 12 tuns to be delivered by Thomas Sporun and Matthew Bukerel, the king's chamberlains of London. Allocate to Koc son of Aaron, the king's Jew of London, in the first terms of his old debts to the king, the following debts belonging to the said Aaron and paid into the Exchequer after his death:-from Roger de Sumery 531. and half a mark, from William Heyrun 181., from William Bolet 301., from Philip de Columbariis 161., from Laurence de Frowyc 40s., from Thomas de (sic) Bygod 100s., from Geoffrey de Mandevill 151., from Richard de Ripell' half a mark, from Walter son of Bernard 100s., and from John de Curtenay 25 marks. By counsel of Philip Luvel. Liberate to Bertram de Bevill, king's yeoman, for himself, Bernard his brother, and two knights of theirs, 781. 10s. 8d. arrears of their wages while with the king on his service in Gascony, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk. Liberate to Hugh de Grandi Monte 201. for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of the yearly fee of 201. granted to him, unless already delivered by another writ. Liberate to Peter de Graunzun 201. arrears of the yearly fee due to him; to Peter de Meysins, knight of Peter de Sabaudia, whom the king decked with the belt of knighthood in Gascony, 100s. for small items of the armour of his new knighthood; and to Erard de Pavy, knight, Geoffrey de Bolemund, and divers other messengers of Burgundy coming for arrears of their lords' fees, whereof the king cannot at present satisfy them, 100s. to distribute among them for their expenses. Allocate to the bailiffs of Suhampton in the farm of their town, unless allowed by other writs, 441. spent in payment for 44 tuns of wine of the king's lawful prisage by order of Faukes de Walkefeud while taker of the king's wines there in the 40th year. 17 -tuns hereof were taken by the hand of Roger le Flemeng, keeper of prisage at Suhampton, that is, from Reynold Grosparun 2 tuns,

Page  358 358 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 9-cont. from Iterus Gyraudon 2 tuns, from Arnold de Gamadey 2 tuns, from Arnold Bidau and William Arnaud 2 tuns, from Arnold Bernard 2 tuns, from Laurence le Frutyer 2 tuns, from Peregrine Pefet 2 tuns, from Bartholomew de Vendines 2 tuns, and from Gaylard de Selva 1 tun; and the other 27 tuns were taken by the hand of the same Roger in the 40th year, that is, from Ellis de Byayne 2 tuns, from Peregrine de Pyayn (?) 2 tuns, from Peter Elyey 2 tuns, from Arnold de Brow and Jocelin Buratyes 2 tuns, from William de Pyns and Arnold de Euresay 2 tuns, from Columbus de Burgo 2 tuns, from Peter Regyer (?) and John Beraudi 2 tuns, from Peter le Rous 2 tuns, from Raymond Parre and Peter de Burdigalis 2 tuns, from Robert Gygan 2 tuns, from Arnold Guillame 1 tun, from John le Ferires and Arnold de Moisaco 2 tuns, from Arnold Bernard 2 tuns, and from Bidald Godefrem 2 tuns. Feb. 27. Liberate to the following persons 561. 7s. 3d. due to them for Windsor. poultry taken for the king from his last return from Gascony to England [till mid-Lent in the 41st year] *:-to Robert the poulterer of the Bows (Arcubus) in London, by 18 tallies, 2s. 1 1d.; to John le Stainer, by 2 tallies, 20s.; to Juliana la Poletere, by 1 tally, 43s.; to Almer de Essex, by 1 tally, 17s. 3d.; to William Bonting, by 4 tallies, 61. lls. 11d.; to Osbert Long, by 2 tallies, 27s. 8d.; to Roger de la Berton, by 2 tallies, 43s. 7d.; to Maud Black (Nigre), by 3 tallies, 2s. 11d.; to Robert de Holeburn, by 3 tallies, 60s. 5d.; to Thomas the Welshman, by 2 tallies, 14s. 1d.; to John the Welshman, by 2 tallies, 19d.; to William le Formager, by 1 tally, 12s.; to Walter the poulterer, by 5 tallies, 16s. 6~d.; to Robert de Gannok, by 6 tallies, 11s. ld.; to Robert le Rus (Ruffo) by 1 tally, 3d.; to William Black (Nigro) by 4 tallies, 4s. 6~d.; to Walter (corrected from William) de Kingeston, by 2 tallies, 7s. 3Id.; to William Baban, by 1 tally, 33s. 2d.; to Godfrey le Formager, by 1 tally, 4s.; to Ellis le Formager, by 1 tally, 2s. 2d.; to William le Formager, by 1 tally, 6d.; and to William de Bissopesgate, by 1 tally, 12d., the tallies to be received back on payment. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to let Adam de Gesemue have 301. out of the issues of the county, being 101. for Michaelmas term in the 39th year, and 201. for 2 terms in the following year, of the yearly fee of 201. which he receives at the Exchequer. Feb. 28. To the sheriff of Warwick and Leicester. Contrabreve to let Windsor. Alexander de Coventre have 45s. for oil taken from him for the queen during Lent in the 39th year, as testified by Matthew Bezille her steward. By Eudo de Selfhanger. * Cancelled.

Page  359 41 HENRY III. 359 1257. Membrane 9-cont. Feb. 28. To Godfrey de Liston. Contrabreve to repair the king's great Windsor. stable at Windesores where absolutely necessary out of the issues of his bailiwick. March 2. To the same. Contrabreve to let the keeper of the king's garden [Windsor] at Windesores have as many stakes as may be necessary to prop up the king's vine there, with carriage thereof, and to repay him the 16d. which he spent thereon last year. March 3. Allocate to Philip de Aure, William de Dene, and William de Amersham. Weston, appointed to make certain sales in the forest of Dene, in the issues thereof, 731. 13s. 4d. delivered in the wardrobe at Amondesham to Artald etc. on Friday in the first week of Lent. March 7. Liberate to the king's kinsman Henry, brother of the king of St. Albans. Castile, 20s. daily for the maintenance of his household from Friday, the morrow of St. Thomas the apostle in the 41st year, till the coming mid-Lent, both days included. March 16. Liberate to William Gumbard 71. 15s. 3d. for gingerbread Westminster. taken from him for the king in the 37th year by the hands of Roger de Ros and of Richard de Shireburn, king's clerks. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to buy a tun of wine and deliver it to the abbot of Netley (Loco Sancti Edwardi), as the king has granted him a tun yearly by charter for the celebration of divine service in his house. To the same. Contrabreve on their allegiance, seeing that the king is in very great need of wine for the parliament which he is to hold in London in mid-Lent, to carry with all speed to Kingeston for delivery to the bailiffs there, that they may carry them to the king at Westminster as enjoined, the 40 tuns of wine which Walter le Flemeng will deliver out of 120 tuns taken by Peter de Gisorcio, taker of the king's wines, and which the king commanded them to carry to various places to furnish his cellars there; not failing hereof as they love the king's honour and their own safety. To the bailiffs of Kingeston. Contrabreve to carry the said 40 tuns to Westminster for delivery to the king's butlers there. March 20. Allocate to William de Leyrton, sheriff of Lincoln, in the issues Westminster. of the last eyre of the abbot of Peterborough, Roger de Thurk[ilby], and their fellows in the county, 2631. 7s. 7d. delivered in the wardrobe at Westminster to Artald etc. on the Tuesday after mid-Lent. Marginal notes: (1) Istam pecuniam solvit in garderoba regis set nondum habuit inde breve (2) Vacat quia aliter inferius.

Page  360 360 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 9 —cont. To the bailiffs of Suthampton and Kingeston. Contrabreve to provide 40 tuns of wine against the parliament (as above). To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve, on their allegiance, to carry to Windesores with all speed for delivery to the queen's butler 20 tuns of wine which Walter le Flemmeng of Suthampton will deliver to them as above, seeing that the queen, who is lying ill at Windesores, and her children dwelling there with her, are greatly in want of wine. To the same. Contrabreve to buy a tun of wine for the abbot of Netley. Cancelled quia superius (i.e. 5th entry above). To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to let the keepers of the works of Gloucester castle have 10 marks without delay out of the farm of the county or some other source to make certain sluices and a bridge over (ultra) the castle ditch towards Llanthony as they shall see most fit. March 19. Like order to the bailiffs of Gloucester for 10 marks. Westminster. March 19. To the same. Contrabreve to let Matthew Bezill have a tun Westminster. of good wine of the king's gift without delay out of the farm of the town. Allocate to Richard le Provost of Clyve and Augustine de Clyve, the king's bailiffs of Clyve, in the farm of that manor, 17s. 3d. spent in salting 36 pike and putting 88 bream in paste, and carrying the whole from Clive to Westminster against the feast of St. Edward, being 15 days from Michaelmas in the 40th year, and mid-Lent following, as reckoned by Nicholas de Stokbrugg, clerk of the kitchen. March 21. Allocate to Richard son of Robert and Peter son of Adam, Westminster. bailiffs of Brixstok, in the farm of that manor, 10s. 9d. spent in salting 36 pike and carrying them to the king at Westminster against the feast of St. Edward as above. Allocate to Walter de Rudham and Martin de Chamflur, keepers of the bishopric of Carlisle, in the issues thereof, 201. delivered in the wardrobe at Westminster to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Thursday after St. Benedict in this year. Liberate to Peter de Cuntys 110s. for 20 frails of figs bought of him by the hand of Roger de Ros the king's tailor and delivered in the wardrobe in this year, as testified by the same Roger before the king.

Page  361 41 HENRY III. 361 1257. Membrane 9-cont. Allocate to Robert Walerand, formerly keeper of the bishopric of Coventry and Lichfield, in the issues thereof, 641. 48. 101d. delivered in the wardrobe at Westminster to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Friday after St. Benedict in this year. MEMBRANE 8. March 25. Allocate to John Walerand, keeper of St. Edmund's abbey, in Westminster. the issues thereof, 661. 13s. 4d. delivered in the wardrobe at Westminster as above on the Wednesday after St. Cuthbert in this year. Liberate to Richard de Ewell, unless he has already received it by another writ of liberate, 501. 9s. 7~d. spent in divers purchases and purveyances made for the king in the fairs of Norhampton and St. Edmund's in the 39th year, by the hands of himself and of John de Stratford, king's clerk, against the king's arrival in England from Gascony, as is understood by the testimony of Roger the tailor, king's serjeant. Cancelled quia aliter inferius. Liberate to the same, unless already received as above, 501. 9s. 7d. spent on cloth, furs, napkins, towels, linen (tela), and hemp (canubio), with carriage and expenses, all delivered to Roger the tailor, king's serjeant, as acknowledged by the latter, against the king's arrival in England from Gascony. Allocate to Richard de Ewelle and William Eswy, sheriffs of London, in the farm of the town, 7 marks spent in purchase of two horses delivered to the friars preachers departing into Wales on the king's errand, one of whom lost his eyes on the journey. March 26. To the constable and bailiffs of Dover. Contrabreve to let Westminster. Master Ralph, warden of the church of Peronne, Simon de Claro Monte, Sir Nigel, and Peter Chambellan (Cambellano), messengers of the king of France, have prompt transport homewards, and to pay therefor. Liberate to Peter Bariler 2441. 3s. 4d. for 119 tuns of wine bought for the king and delivered to John (entry unfinished; vacated quia aliter inferius). Allocate to William de Aselbeche and Richard le Rus, in the issues of the fair of St. Ives, in the 40th year, 61. 15s. 5jd. for expenses of themselves and 17 serjeants keeping that fair, and 2 marks for hire of buildings there. April 3. Liberate to Peter le Bariller 2511. 3s. for 122 tuns of wine Westminster. bought for the king, whereof 97 tuns were delivered to John de

Page  362 362 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 8-cont. Somerset and Robert le Trehur the king's butlers, and 25 tuns to Matthew Bezill the queen's steward. Liberate to Thomas le Blund 35 marks for an embroidered cope bought of him by Philip Lovel the king's treasurer and delivered to the sacrist of Westminster of the king's gift in honour of St. Edward. Allocate to William de Haselebech and Richard le Rus, the king's keepers of the last fair of St. Ives, in the issues thereof, 40 marks delivered to Roger de Ros, tailor, and Hugh de Turri, takers for the wardrobe, to pay for the king's purchases there, as testified by the said Roger and Hugh. To the bailiff of Sumerton. Contrabreve to let Reynold de Drumar' have 101. without delay out of the issues of the manor, being 100s. for Michaelmas term in the 40th year and 100s. for Easter term following out of the yearly fee of 101. which he receives at the Exchequer. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to let Richard Foliot and Juliana his wife have 5 marks yearly at Easter and 5 marks at Michaelmas out of the issues of the county so long as he is sheriff, according to the king's grant (Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 399). To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to purvey a thousand pounds of wax in the city with all speed and bring it to Westminster for delivery to Andrew Poynaunt, keeper of the chandlery. April 4. Allocate to William de Lehirton (Leyrton in margin), sheriff of Westminster. Lincoln, in the issues of the eyre of the abbot of Peterborough and his fellows, justices last itinerant in the county, 4641. 7s. 7d. delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, in divers parcels by the hand of William de Notingham his clerk, besides 5031. 12d. formerly delivered in like manner for which the king has already made him a writ of allocate. Allocate to the same sheriff 40s. delivered in the wardrobe to the said Artald on Wednesday, the feast of St. Luke, by the hand of William de Notingham, his clerk. To William de Riston, bailiff of Wudestok. Contrabreve to finish out of the issues of the manor, by the counsel of Master John de Glovernia, the king's mason, whom the king has appointed therefor, the chamber with a stove which the king

Page  363 41 HENRY III. 363 1257. Membrane 8-cont. ordered to be made at Evereswell when he was at Wodestok at the Assumption last, and which has now been begun. To the same. Contrabreve to repair the roofing and gutters of the king's buildings at Wudestok, where absolutely necessary, spending up to 100s. by view of good and lawful men, unless it can be done for less; the cost to be credited by view. To the bailiff of Havering. Contrabreve to finish the queen's chapel formerly begun there, by the counsel of Master John de Glovernia, appointed thereto as above, the cost to be credited by view. To Godfrey de Liston. Contrabreve to let John Pollard, porter (janitori) of the castle of Wyndesores, have 32 marks, being 20s. for making the chamber in which he lies, and 2 marks for making a candlestick there. April 5. Allocate to Robert Walerand, keeper of the bishopric of Ely, Westminster. in the issues thereof, 1331. 6s. 8d. delivered in the wardrobe at Westminster to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Wednesday after Palm Sunday. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to receive 20 bucks, to be taken in the park of Havering and delivered to him by Hugh the Frenchman, king's serjeant, and salt them and carry them to Westminster for delivery to the keeper of the larder against Easter. Mandate to the keeper of the park to admit Hugh therefor. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to let John the chaplain, the king's almoner, have 171 pairs of shoes for the poor at Westminster on the fourth day before Easter, half to be worth 5d. the pair and half to be worth 4d., to be distributed on behalf of the king and queen and their children. To John de Somerchot, keeper of the exchange. Contrabreve to let the king have 300 silver dishes weighing 2 marks each and 300 silver sauce-boats weighing half a mark each without delay by parcel, out of the issues of the exchanges of London and Canterbury, setting aside all other business, and not failing hereof as he loves himself and the king's honour. To Godfrey de Liston. Contrabreve to repair and amend where necessary the queen's old chamber in the upper bailey of the castle of Windesores, and make a new wardrobe for the queen there, all out of the issues of his bailiwick, by the advice and provision of Master John de Gloucestria, the king's mason, and

Page  364 364 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 8-cont. Master Alexander his carpenter, whom the king has appointed therefor. To Robert Waleraund, keeper of the bishopric of Ely. Contrabreve to let four chaplains, appointed by Hugh, late bishop, have 10 marks for the term of the Annunciation last past, and 20 marks for the future at the terms of Michaelmas and the Annunciation, out of the issues of the bishopric so long as the keeping thereof shall be in the king's hand, as granted by charter (Calendar of Charter Rolls, I, 329). April 9. Liberate to Roger de Thurk[elby] 50 marks for this Easter Westminster. term of his yearly fee of 100 marks. April 11. Liberate to Roger de Leyburn, 20 marks for this Easter term Westminster. of his yearly fee of 40 marks, first paying the 20,000 marks for the expenses of the household, and the 1,0001. for the expenses of the church of Westminster, reserved out of the first moneys to come to the Exchequer of Easter and Michaelmas. Liberate to Ralph de Gorges 91. for this Easter term of his yearly fee of 201., after payments as above. For this term there have been deducted 20s., allowed to him in lieu of a like sum wherein he was amerced before the justices itinerant in co. Devon. Allocate to William de Leyrton, sheriff of Lincoln, in the issues of the county, 5 marks delivered to John de Suyneford, king's clerk, for his expenses in going on the king's errand to those parts to despatch certain business of the king. Liberate to Roger de Whitestre, king's clerk, after payments as above, 20 marks for this Easter term of the yearly fee of 40 marks granted to him at the Exchequer so long as he shall be in eyre in the office of justice. Liberate to John de Wyvyle, after payments as above, 30 marks for this Easter term (as on p. 328). April 13. To Thomas de Ramesden, bailiff of Haveringg. Contrabreve to Westminster. let Richard, the chaplain ministering in the king's chapel of Haveringg, have 50s. yearly for his wages, and to let Adam, the king's parker of Havering, have three halfpence daily as his livery for keeping the park; both from Michaelmas in the 40th year so long as he is bailiff. Liberate to Nicholas de Haudlo, after payments as above, 30 marks for this Easter term of the 60 marks to which his yearly fee

Page  365 41 HENRY III. 365 1257. Membrane 8 —cnt. of 40 marks was increased to maintain himself in the office of justice. Liberate to [our beloved and faithful] * Robert de Ferrariis, after payments as above, 501. for this Easter term of the 1001. which he receives yearly at the Exchequer by way of marriage (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 458). To Walter le Clerk, bailiff of Wynchelesfe and La Rye. Contrabreve to let Robert de Cadamo have 100s. yearly at Easter out of the farms of those towns, as granted to him for praiseworthy service, from the vigil of this Easter so long as Walter is bailiff. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to let Alan le Usser have 251. for this Easter term out of the issues of the county of the yearly fee of 501. which he receives at the Exchequer, after payment of the money due to Simon de Monteforti, earl of Leicester, as Roger de Turk[elby] will tell. To Robert Walraund, bailiff of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to let the king's knight William de Hastencot have 5 marks of the king's gift without delay out of the farm of St. Briavels. April 17. Liberate to Hathias (rectius Matthias?) de Mara, after payments Merton. as above, 10 marks for this Easter term of his yearly fee of 20 marks. Allocate to William de Weston, William de Dene, and Philip de Aure (as on p. 359), 531. 6s. 8d. delivered in the wardrobe to Artald etc. on the morrow of the Close of Easter. April 17. Allocate to Hugh de Manneby, sheriff of Northampton, in the Merton. issues of the county, 60s. 4d. spent in purchase of 3 boars, 1000 eggs, and 400 fowls for the king against the feast of St. Edward, being the vigil of the Epiphany last, as testified by Peter de Winton, clerk of the wardrobe. April 19. Allocate to the bailiffs of Gloucester, in the farm of the town, Merton. 251. lOs. spent in purchase of lampreys and shad and in carriage (portagio) thereof by instalments last Lent, being 191. for 191 lampreys and 6 shad sent to the king as testified by William de Grey his steward, and 61. 10s. for 55 lampreys and 2 shad sent to the queen as testified by Matthew Besile her steward. * Cancelled by dots underneath.

Page  366 366 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 8-cont. April 20. Liberate to Walkelin de Arderne 201. for the 40th year and 101. Merton. for Easter term in this year of his yearly fee of 201., after payments as above. Liberate to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper of the wardrobe, 2,000 marks for the expenses of the household and to pay for the king's purchases. April 20. Liberate to Roger le Taylur and Hugh de Turri his colleague Merton. 301. for cloth bought for the robes of Henry de Castello and his fellows and of certain knights of the king, and for cloth for the king's and queen's alms against Easter last, for which purchases the king promised to pay with all speed because he thinks they are to be reckoned among the expenses of the household. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 33 tuns of wine with all speed to Westminster and 25 tuns to Windlesores, and place them in the king's cellars there, out of 58 tuns to be delivered to them by Th. Esperun and Matthew Bukerel, the king's chamberlains of London, who lately took 60 tuns for the king. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to let William Brand, citizen of Lincoln, have 901. without delay out of the issues of the last eyre in the county, for cloth taken last year by the hands of Roger le Taylur and Hugh de Turri his colleague, buyers for the wardrobe, as testified by them. To the sheriff of Salop. Contrabreve to repair the tower of the king's castle of Shrewsbury where absolutely necessary, the cost to be credited by view and testimony of lawful men. Liberate to Alan Burnel 161. 1ls. arrears of his wages while on the king's service in Gascony from Sunday, the morrow of St. Nicholas in the 38th year till All Souls in the 39th year, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, after payments as above. Liberate to Henry de Castello 381. for his expenses from Monday, the morrow of Mid-Lent, till St. Mark's day at 20s. daily for the expenses of his household, as the king thought this was sufficiently paid in the wardrobe among the expenses of the king's household. MEMBRANE 7. April 23. Allocate to Ellis de Rabayn, keeper of the castle of Corf, Merton. yearly so long as he has the keeping thereof, in the 201. granted to him yearly therefor, the 10 marks due from him yearly for the

Page  367 41 HENRY III. 367 1257. Membrane 7-cont. keeping of the warren of Corf; the balance of 20 marks to be paid to him yearly out of the issues of cos. Somerset and Dorset by the hand of the sheriff. Liberate without delay to the Friars of the Penance of Jesus Christ 100 marks which should have been paid to them as promised of the king's gift to buy themselves a house to dwell in out of the moneys coming to the Exchequer before the last provision for payment of the king's expenses, as the treasurer well remembers, because he pledged himself therefor. Liberate without delay to John de Aveines 1001. for this Easter term of his yearly fee of 2001. (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 461), as the king thought that the money was sufficiently paid in the wardrobe. Allocate to Henry de Bathonia, in his debts to the king, 50 marks for this Easter term of his yearly fee of 100 marks. Allocate to Gilbert de Preston, in his debts at the Exchequer, 201. for this Easter term of his yearly fee of 401. April 24. Allocate to Walter the clerk, bailiff of Winchelese and La Rye, Merton. in the issues of those towns, 191. 11 d. for fish bought by the hand of Master Roger the king's cook last Lent, as testified by Imbert the king's steward. Allocate to the same in like manner 61. 4s. 10d. for fish bought by the hands of Hugh the king's cook against the feast of St. Edward, being 15 days from Michaelmas in the 40th year, as testified by William de Grey the king's steward. To Robert de Valle, sheriff of Essex and Herts. Contrabreve, so long as he is sheriff, to let Gregory, the chaplain ministering in the chapel of St. John the Evangelist at Havering where the saint received a ring from the blessed Edward the king, have 50s. yearly for his wages, and to find a lamp burning before the altar there all out of the issues of the counties. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to let Guy de Rupe Forti have 941. 48. 10d. without delay, arrears of his fee at the Exchequer, out of the farm of the county or the last eyre there. To John Blundel and Stephen de Edworth, keepers of the current fair of St. Ives. Contrabreve to let Master Mansell have up to 30 marks' worth of canvas by their view in the fair out of the issues thereof, to make the king's pavilions.

Page  368 368 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 7-cont. To the sheriff of Lincoln (unfinished duplicate of last entry but one). To the sheriff of Huntingdon. Contrabreve to carry to London the above-named canvas, which the keepers of the fair will deliver to Mansell. Cancelled quia redditum fuit breve. Allocate to John de Vernun, sheriff of Wilts, in the issues of the last eyre of Gilbert de Preston and his fellows in the county, 331. 6s. 8d. delivered in the wardrobe at Clarendon to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Thursday after St. Nicholas, as testified by Peter de Winton, clerk of the wardrobe. [April] 28. Allocate to William de Staynton, sheriff of Westmoreland, in Merton. the issues of the last eyre in the county, 181. delivered to Roger le Taylur (cissori) and Hugh his colleague, takers for the wardrobe in the last fair of Staunford, to pay for the king's purchases there, as testified by them before the king. Liberate to Richard de Midelton, after payments as above, 5 marks arrears for this Easter term of the 10 marks which he receives yearly so long as he is engaged in keeping the king's writs and rolls in the Bench. Liberate to John de Laumfare, after payments as above, 101. for this Easter term of the 201. granted to him yearly to maintain himself in the king's service. Liberate to Goscelin Binater and Peter Grigun his partner 40s. for 2 tuns of wine of lawful prisage, to Bernard Mathei 1141. for 56 tuns of purchased wine and 2 tuns of prisage-wine, to Peter Gaylun and Ellis de Campis 421. for 20 tuns purchased and 2 tuns of prisage-wine, and to Peregrine Peset 40s. for 2 tuns of prisage-wine, all taken for the king by Thomas Esporun and Matthew Bukerel, his chamberlains of London, in this year. Liberate to two chaplains of the king ministering at the Tower of London, who receive 50s. each yearly, their wages from this Easter till Michaelmas following. April 29. Liberate to William de Chabbeneys, after payments as above, Windsor. 151. for this Easter term out of the 301. yearly granted to him so long as Margery de Vernun shall live. To William de Riston, bailiff of Wodestok. Contrabreve to let three chaplains ministering in the king's chapels of Wodestok have their wages of 50s. each yearly from Michaelmas in the 40th year so long as he is bailiff of the woods (') there.

Page  369 41 HENRY III. 369 1257. Membrane 7-cont. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to let Leonard de Troye, knight, have without delay a robe, that is, a tunic and supertunic of green furred with squirrel, and to let Pascalis and Matthew, messengers of (de Brandicio) two suitable robes furred with rabbit, of the king's gift, as Andrew Poynaunt, king's clerk, will tell. April 30. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to buy two tuns of Windsor. good wine out of the farm of their town, and let Isabel the wife of Nicholas de Sancto Mauro have them of the king's gift. Allocate to the bailiffs of Gloucester, in the farm of the town, 73s. 6d. spent in the carriage (portagio) of 270 lampreys coming from the king's weir and half weir which are in the keeping of Matthew Bezill, constable of Gloucester castle, who sent them by instalments to the king and queen this Lent. Allocate to Robert de Totenhale, sheriff of Berks and Bedford, in the farm of those counties, 73s. 4d. spent in purchase of boars, swans, peacocks, fowls, chickens and eggs for the king against Christmas and Easter last, as reckoned and testified by William de Grey the king's steward. May 1. Liberate to Peter de Cultura 101. for this Easter term of his Windsor. yearly fee of 101. after payments as above. Allocate to William de Bello Campo, sheriff of Worcester, in the issues of the county, 488. l1d. spent in purchase of boars, eggs, chickens, and pigeons for the king against the Assumption, which the king celebrated at Wodestok in the 40th year, as reckoned and testified by William de Grey the king's steward. To Robert Walerand, keeper of the bishopric of Ely. Contrabreve to let John Walerand, king's clerk, have 201. out of the issues of the bishopric for this Easter term out of the yearly fee of 201. granted to him at the Exchequer to maintain himself in the king's service till the king shall make fuller provision for him. To Aymo Trumbert, constable of the castle of Windesores. Contrabreve to let three watchmen, a porter (janitori), and the king's gardener there have their liveries out of the issues of the wards (wardarum) of the castle from the Purification last so long as he has the keeping of the castle, being 2jd. daily for the gardener and 2d. for each of the others. To the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset. Contrabreve to pay for 100 marks' worth of marble bought or to be bought in the parts 24-(22)

Page  370 370 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 7-cont. of Corf by the keepers of the works of the church of Westminster, out of the arrears of the issues of the last eyre in those counties, or the farm of the counties, or some other source, by view and testimony of the said keepers; and if he has not the money ready at present, to give security to the sellers of the marble for payment up to that amount within a short term. May 1. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to let Geoffrey de Windsor. Leukenor have 101. for this Easter term out of the issues of the current forest eyre, of the 201. granted to him at the Exchequer to maintain himself in the king's service. The like for Nicholas de Rummese, king's clerk. May 1. To Godfrey de Liston, keeper of the manor of Kenyton. Windsor. Contrabreve to let William de Westm' the king's chaplain of Kenyton have 25s. out of the issues of the manor for his wages from Michaelmas in the 40th year till Easter following. May 3. Liberate to the master and brethren of the hospital of St. Chertsey. Lazarus of Jerusalem, after payments as above, 80 marks, being 40 marks for Easter term in the 40th year and 40 marks for Easter term following, of the 40 marks granted to them yearly of the king's fixed alms. To the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset. Contrabreve to receive 6 stags to be taken by Richard and William de Candovre the king's huntsmen in his hay of Pederington, 6 to be taken in his warren of Corf, and 10 bucks to be taken in the forest of Recchich, all which they will deliver, and to salt the venison and carry it to Westminster for delivery to the keepers of the larder against Whitsuntide, which the king will celebrate there if God will. The like to the sheriff of Hants as to 10 bucks to be taken by William Lovel and Henry de Candovre in the forest of Axiholt. The like to the sheriff of Oxford as to 10 bucks and 6 roes to be taken by Hugh the Frenchman and John le Naper in the forest of Brehull. May 4. Liberate to the hermit of Brehull 50s. for this Easter term, Chertsey. which sum he receives yearly for serving the king's chapel of Brehull. May 6. To the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset. Contrabreve to let Merton. Ralph de Bakep[uz] have 10 marks without delay for this Easter term of the yearly fee of 20 marks which he receives at the Exchequer to maintain himself in the king's service. May 8. Liberate to William de Clare, after payments as above, 60 Merton. marks for this Easter term of his yearly fee of 100 marks.

Page  371 41 HENRY III. 371 1257. Membrane 7-cont. Liberate to Baldwin de Villa of his yearly fee of 201., after payments as above, 101. which he should have received at the last Michaelmas Exchequer together with 10. for which a writ of liberate was received there. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 80 tuns of wine to Westminster, 10 to Kenyton, and 30 to Windesores, out of 120 which Thomas Esporun and Matthew Bokerel the king's chamberlains of London will take and deliver, and to place them safely in the king's cellars there. To the same. Contrabreve to let John the chaplain, the king's almoner, have 164 pairs of shoes, half to be worth 5d. the pair and the other half to be worth 4d., so that he can have them at Westminster on the fourth day before Whitsuntide against the feast, to be distributed to the poor by the king and queen and their children. MEMBRANE 6. May 9. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to let William le Bretun Merton. have 20 marks for this Easter term out of the issues of the current forest eyre in the county, of the yearly fee of 40 marks granted to him at the Exchequer to maintain himself so long as he is in the office of justice of the forest. To Aymo Thrumbert, constable of the castle of Windesores. Contrabreve to let Henry, fitter (atilliatori) of the king's crossbows at Windesores, have 20s. out of the issues of his bailiwick to buy requisites for making crossbows by view of the constable. May 10. Liberate to Domingus de Gawiak, merchant, 621. 2s. 6d. for Merton. 350 pounds of wax bought by Philip Lovel the treasurer at 35s. the hundredweight. Philip will answer for the wax in the wardrobe. May 11. Allocate to Master Robert de Wichampton and John de Merton. Holteby, steward of G. bishop of Salisbury, in 276 marks 4s. 8d. which they undertook to pay the king for summer-corn (bladis de tramesio) and hay of the bishopric when last void and in the king's hand, granted to the bishop at that price, 891. delivered to James Fresel, then keeper of the bishopric, to satisfy the executors of W. formerly bishop for corn found in the manors of the bishopric after his death, which James received to that value, as the king learns from him, to sow the demesnes of the bishopric. Liberate without delay to Deuteitus, merchant of Florence, 70 marks for 20 tuns of wine bought of him by William de Grey and Imbert Pogeys the king's stewards,

Page  372 372 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 6 —ont. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve, as he loves himself and all his possessions, to receive all the wines of lawful prisage besides 120 tuns or more to be taken in the present fair of Boston by Peter de Gisorciis, taker of the king's wines, and delivered to him, and to carry 40 tuns thereof to York, 40 tuns to Notingham, and the remainder to Northampton, and place them safely in the king's cellars there, the cost to be credited by view of Peter. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve stating that last year the king commanded Ralph de Ardern, then sheriff, to fell 50 oaks in the king's wood of Kingeswode in the forest of Essex by the counsel and aid of Master John, the carpenter of Dover castle, to trim (escapelliari) them, and to carry the timber and unavoidable lop (escaetas necessarias) thereof to Dover for delivery to Reynold de Cobham, constable of the castle, for the works there. Ralph felled and trimmed the oaks, but removed part of the timber, which has still to be carried, as the king is informed. The sheriff will therefore carry all the remaining timber to Dover as above without delay, not failing hereof as he loves himself and all his possessions, the cost to be credited by view. May 12. Liberate to Master James de Aqua Blanca, keeper of the queen's Merton. wardrobe, 601. for her expenses. May 12. To Roger de Northwode, steward of the liberty of B. arch. Merton. bishop of Canterbury. Contrabreve to let Imbert Pogeys the king's steward have 20 marks for this Easter term of the yearly fee of 40 marks granted to him at the Exchequer for long and praiseworthy service, out of the king's money for which Roger is to answer at the Exchequer on account of the liberty. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to let Robert Walerand, steward of the forest this side Trent, to have 50 marks for this Easter term out of the issues of the current forest eyre in that county, of the 100 marks granted to him yearly to maintain himself so long as he is steward of the forest. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve, as he shall love himself and all his possessions, to repair where necessary the king's weir and half weir which are in the keeping of Matthew Bezill, constable of Gloucester castle, so that the king may not incur loss of lampreys or other things for lack of such repair, and therefore betake himself seriously to the sheriff. May 13. Liberate to Simon de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, 2001. for Merton. Michaelmas term in the 40th year and 200i. for this Easter term of the 4001. which he receives yearly at the Exchequer as dower of Eleanor his wife, the king's sister, in Ireland, whereof the king

Page  373 41 HENRY III. 373 1257. Membrane 6-cont. is to be acquitted by the heirs of Walter Marshal, earl of Pembroke, for whom the king is surety and from whom the money is to be levied. May 15. Allocate to James Fresel, formerly keeper of the bishopric of Westminster. Salisbury, in the issues thereof, 31s. 6d. delivered to Henry Snou, keeper of the bishop's buildings at St. Bride's, being 2d. daily for his maintenance in that office while the bishopric is void, of the 60s. 10d. which he used to receive therefor in the time of William, formerly bishop. The king has inspected a confirmation by the chapter of Salisbury and accepts it as clear (evidenter). Allocate to James Fresel, formerly constable of St. Briavels, in the issues of that office, 6 marks 40d. delivered to John Malemort for Michaelmas term in the 39th year of the 25 marks which he receives yearly for making 25,000 quarrels yearly in the forest of Dene, as he undertook before the king. Allocate to Geoffrey de Cruce, formerly sheriff of Surrey and Sussex, in his farm of those counties, 73s. 2d. spent on boars, fowls, chickens, and other victuals wherewith he furnished the king against the feasts of St. Edward in the 39th year and Christmas and Easter in the 40th and 41st years, and in carriage thereof, as reckoned and testified by William de Grey the king's steward. May 15. Liberate to Alexander de Elmeden 468. 10~d. arrears of his Westminster. wages while on the king's service in Gascony down to the Thursday after St. Peter's Chains, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor, and making reservation as above. May 16. Liberate to Mansel the king's tailor 20 marks for making the Westminster. king's pavilions as enjoined. Allocate to James Fresel, formerly keeper of the abbeys of Thorney and Croyland, in the issues thereof, 801. delivered to William de Axem, for the merchants of Bordeaux in part payment of 5,000 marks borrowed by the king when last in Gascony, as William has acknowledged before the king. Liberate to John the chaplain, the king's almoner, 511. 12s. 4d. for the funeral of Katherine, the king's daughter, lately deceased. May 18. Liberate to William de Batencort 291. for 12 tuns of purchased Westminster. wine and 2 tuns of prisage-wine, to Gocellinus de Cantemerle 541. for 24 tuns purchased and 2 tuns of prisage-wine, and to Rostand de Lopiak 181. for 20 tuns purchased and 2 tuns of

Page  374 374 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 6-cont. prisage-wine, all taken for the king by Thomas Esporun and Matthew Bokerel, his chamberlains of London. Liberate to Lucy late the wife of Roalen de Bray 100s. for this Easter term of the 101. which she receives yearly at the Exchequer for her maintenance. May 18. Liberate to the king's kinsman Henry de Castello 321. for his Westminster. expenses from the morrow of St. Mark in this year till Whit Sunday following, both days included, being 20s. daily for the maintenance of his household. Allocate to John Blundel and Stephen de Edworth, keeper of the last fair of St. Ives, in the issues thereof, 33s. ld. spent in purchase of canvas there delivered to Master Mansell to make the king's pavilions, and in carriage of the same to Westminster. Liberate to Margaret countess of Flanders 500 marks arrears of her yearly fee of 500 marks, and to Baldwin de Aveynes 50 marks for this Easter term of his yearly fee of 100 marks. May 21. Liberate to Walter de Kingeston, Ralph de la Marche, John de Westminster. Oxonia, Richard de Ambresberi, and their partners 331. 7s. 4d. balance of 531. 7s. 4d. due to them for divers kinds of fowl and fish taken from them for the king while in Gascony by the hands of William de Wethamstede, king's clerk, and Paulinus de Bamtone, king's buyer, as reckoned by Aubrey de Fiscampo and Peter de Wynton, clerks of the wardrobe. To the sheriff of Surrey and Sussex. Contrabreve to let the king's three chaplains of Gudeford, two celebrating in the king's court there and the third at the leper hospital outside Gudeford, have their wages of 50s. each yearly from this Easter so long as he is sheriff. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to spend up to 300 marks out of the issues of the current forest eyre in the county on the works of Salisbury castle by view and testimony of Robert Walerand, steward of the forest, and Master John de Gloucestria, king's mason. Liberate to Bartholomew le Bigod 100s. for this Easter term of his yearly fee of 101. May 21. Liberate to Roger de Messenden, king's clerk, 101. for this Easter Westminster. term of the yearly fee of 201. granted to him till the king shall make fuller provision for him.

Page  375 41 HENRY III. 375 1257. Membrane 6-cont. Allocate to John Blundel, clerk, and Stephen de Edworth, keepers of the last fair of St. Ives, in the issues thereof, 41. 15s. expenses of keeping it, and 4s. spent in carriage of arms thither from London. To the sheriff of Surrey and Sussex. Contrabreve to finish the works begun at Guldeford out of the issues of the counties by the arrangement of Master John de Gloucestria, king's mason, and Master Alexander, king's carpenter, the cost to be credited by view. The like to the sheriff of Wilts as to necessary repairs of the king's chamber at Clarendon. The like to Godfrey de Liston to finish the work begun on the queen's wardrobe at Windesores out of the farm of his bailiwick. To the sheriff of Cambridge and Huntingdon. Contrabreve to let Henry le Peytevyn have 101. for this Easter term out of the issues of those counties, of the yearly fee of 201. which he receives at the Exchequer. To the sheriff of Nottingham and Derby. Contrabreve to let William de Grey the king's steward have for this Easter term out of the issues of those counties 61. 10s. of the yearly fee of 131. which he receives at the Exchequer, and 10 marks of the 20 marks which he receives yearly for keeping the castle of Notingham. May 22. To Adam de Grenvyle. Contrabreve to sell all the king's woods Westminster. which the king has put up for sale as may seem most for the king's profit, and to enclose such woods as he shall find can be enclosed without injury to any person, the cost to be credited by view. Liberate to brother Richard, the hermit of La Charring, 50s. yearly during his life, the king having granted him that sum to maintain a chaplain to celebrate divine service daily in the chapel of the hermitage of La Charring for the soul of Katherine, the king's daughter, lately deceased. These letters are patent. Liberate without delay to Simon de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, unless already delivered to him or his attorney by another writ of liberate made in Gascony, 5001. granted to him in Gascony by letters patent under the seal which the king then used, to be received at the Easter Exchequer of the 38th year in recompense of his losses and expenses on the king's service in Gascony. These letters patent are to be retained at the Exchequer. Cancelled quia per aliud breve fuit ei satisfactum de illa pecunia. May 24. Liberate to Roger de Ros and Hugh de Turri, buyers for the Westminster, wardrobe, 571. to pay for purchases of cloth and furs made by

Page  376 376 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 6-cont. their hands in London for the king and queen against the coming Whitsuntide. Liberate to Ernald, chaplain of Sault, 5 marks to maintain himself in the king's service there. Liberate without delay and without fail to brother Hugh Rosteyn, Templar, 10 marks of the king's gift for his expenses homewards. May 26. To the sheriff of Berks. Contrabreve to receive all the timber Westminster. bought in the park of Roger de Mortuo Mari of Stratfeld by Master Alexander the king's carpenter for the king's works at Westminster, which he will deliver at Stratfeld, and to carry it by land and water to Westminster for delivery to the said Alexander, so that the works may not be delayed for lack thereof, on which account the king would have to betake himself seriously to the sheriff; the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to let Roger le Fevre, making the king's quarrels at the Tower of London, have 41d. daily for his wages from the Monday after the Invention of the Holy Cross in this year till Michaelmas, and also iron, coal, a millstone, and other necessaries for making the same by view of the constable of the Tower. MEMBRANE 5. May 28. Liberate to William de Cobham 20 marks for this Easter Westminster. term of the 40 marks granted to him yearly for his maintenance so long as he is in eyre in the office of justice, making reservation etc. May 28. To the sheriff of Somerset. Contrabreve to let Master Simon Westminster. de Welles have 2 marks out of the issues of the county for his expenses in coming to the king at Westminster (monasterium) at his command, and for his future expenses in coming to Westminster to dwell there and make a tomb (tumulum) over (ultra) the body of Katherine the king's daughter, which has been delivered for burial in the church of Westminster; and to carry to Westminster his tools (utensilia) necessary for the work, as he will tell. May 28. Liberate to Master Simon de Welles 50 marks to complete an Westminster. image of gilt bronze as enjoined to place on the said tomb, and for his expenses in all things, to be paid by successive instalments as he shall be seen to labour on the despatch thereof.

Page  377 41 HENRY III. 377 1257. Membrane 5-cont. May 30. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to let John de SuyneWestminster. ford, king's clerk, have 101. for this Easter term of the 201. yearly which he receives at the Exchequer. Liberate to Laurence Picher, messenger of William de Chavyny, 40s. for his expenses in coming for the yearly fee which William receives at the Exchequer, as the king thought that the money was sufficiently paid in the wardrobe for the expenses of the household. To the sheriff of Somerset. Contrabreve to buy a tun of wine out of the issues of the county and let Joan wife of Roger de Drumar' have it of the king's gift. Liberate to Emeric de Raceys 10 marks for Michaelmas term in the 40th year of his yearly fee of 10 marks, making reservation etc. as above. June 2. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve, as he loves himself and Westminster. all his possessions, to let William de Valencia the king's brother have 1471. without delay out of the issues of the county or the amercements of the last eyre in those parts, for which he shall have tallies at the Exchequer which the king will cause him to be allowed, as the Exchequer is closed at the date of these presents so that the king can have no money thence to pay this sum, being due for this Easter term, as is proved by search of the rolls of the Exchequer, on the yearly fee of 5001. granted to William and his heirs at the Exchequer till the king shall make provision for them in lands of that value. By Philip Lovel, treasurer. June 4. Liberate without delay to Bernard de Bruggelak 211. 10s. sterling Westminster. due to him for 15 tuns of wine lately taken from him by Thomas Esperun and Matthew Bukerel, the king's chamberlains of London. June 4. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve to let Gwybert de Westminster. Ruwe have 5 quarters of wheat, 5 quarters of barley, and a tun of wine without delay to maintain his wife and children, of the king's gift out of the issues of the sheriff's bailiwick. June 5. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry to Westminster Westminster. without delay 160 tuns of wine to be taken and delivered to them of the wines which have come or are shortly coming to London by Thomas Esporun and Matthew Bukerel the king's chamberlains of London, and to place them safely in the king's cellars there. June 5. Liberate to Richard de Munbiliard 60 marks for this Easter Westminster. term of his yearly fee of 60 marks, with reservation as before. The like for Peter de Chauvent.

Page  378 378 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 5 —cont. Liberate to Peter de Chauvent 60 marks for this Easter term of his yearly fee of 60 marks. June 6. Liberate to Michael de Fednes 50s. delivered to John Flury, Westminster. provost of St. Emilion, when the king was last at Merton. Liberate to Ellis de Roffa the king's farrier (mariscallo) 11 marks for a palfrey bought for the queen. Liberate to Geoffrey de Boleymunt 60 marks for this Easter term of his yearly fee of 50 marks, with reservation of 20,000 marks as above. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to let the executors of William de Kasingham have 101. out of the issues of the county for Michaelmas and Easter terms last past, which sum he should then have received of the 101. yearly which he used to receive at the Exchequer for his long and praiseworthy service. June 8. To the same. Contrabreve to let Master Roger de Cantuaria, Westminster. king's clerk, have 10 marks for this Easter term out of the issues of the county, of the 20 marks yearly granted to him at the Exchequer till the king shall make fuller provision for him. Liberate to William de Trubevyle, who is lately sick and is now recovering, 5 marks of the king's gift. By K. Liberate without delay to Bernard de Bruc' 40s. of the king's gift for his expenses, because the king cannot at present satisfy him of what he owes him. To the constable and bailiffs of Dover. Contrabreve to let the bishop of Jaen (Jahenn') and the prior of Cornellana (Cornelian'), messengers of the king of Castile, and their household, have a good ship in the port of Dover to cross the seas, acquitting them of the custom of Dover, and protecting and defending them so that they suffer no injury or grievance. Liberate to Adam Bruning 25s. for a hundred of sturgeon taken for the king by the hands of William de Haselbech when king's chamberlain of London, sent to the king at Wodestok, and delivered to Master Paulinus the king's buyer, as testified by the latter. Allocate to Richard de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, in the first debts payable by him at the Exchequer, 401. 19s. 5id. which he should have received from the king last year for the barton of Bristol. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to enclose a corner of the king's park of Freytmauntel with a hedge of the underwood of the park.

Page  379 41 HENRY III. 379 1257. Membrane 5-cont. June 12. Liberate to Henry de Castello 291. for his expenses from Whit Westminster. Monday to the morrow of St. John the Baptist in this year, both days included, being 208. daily for the maintenance of his household. June 12. Liberate to the king's niece Mariota wife of Robert de Ferariis Westminster. 751. 17s. 51d. for palfreys, pack-horses, rounceys, silver plate, beds, tablecloths, towels, and other necessaries bought for her when she crossed the seas to Poitou with the king's licence, and for her expenses on the journey. Liberate to William de Gloucestria, goldsmith, 10 marks for a buckle bought of him by Philip Lovel, treasurer, and sent to offer at the feretory of St. Edmund of Pontigny. June 14. Liberate to William Abbe 101. 10s. 10d., to Firmin le Pestur Westminster. 41. 16s., to Richard Ballac 29s. 10d., to William de Wicumb 12s. 41d., to Stephen Puree 81. 16s. 3d., and to Robert le Seber 10s., due for bread taken from them when the king was last in Gascony by the hand of Laurence de Manneby, then clerk of the pantry, as reckoned and testified by Peter de Winton, clerk of the wardrobe. Liberate to Simon de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, 391. 6s. 6d. arrears of wages and all manner of expenses incurred in his last journey to Bayonne in Gascony at the king's command, as reckoned and testified by the same Peter. June 14. To the sheriff of Surrey and Sussex. Contrabreve to let Alan Westminster. de Guldeford, keeper of the king's buildings and park of Guldeford, have 2d. daily to maintain him therefor so long as the sheriff retains office. Allocate to John Selvestre, formerly keeper of the exchange of London, in the issues thereof, 281. 7s. lid. delivered to Henry de Wroxhull, clerk of the king's brother Richard, now king of Almain, for the farm coming to him of 22711. 5s. of old money sent from Ireland, which the king exchanged in the said exchange; and 281. 7s. lid. delivered to the same Henry of the share coming to the king of the said money. By Philip Lovel, treasurer, and the other barons of the Exchequer. June 18. Liberate to Arnold del Unde and Bernard his partner 2291. Westminster. for 100 tuns of purchased wine and 4 tuns of prisage-wine taken from them this year by the hands of Matthew Bokerel and Thomas Esporun the king's chamberlains of London.

Page  380 380 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 5-cont. June 18. Allocate to William de Englefeld, in his debts at the Exchequer, Westminster. 20 marks for this Easter term of the 40 marks granted to him yearly to maintain himself in eyre in the office of justice. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to let Reynold de Cobham, constable of Dover castle, have 1001. without delay out of the farm of the county in part payment of the 500 marks which he receives yearly for keeping the castle, wherein are included the wards belonging to the castle and the customs of passage at the port of Dover belonging to the king. June 18. Liberate to Master Mansel le Taillur 30 marks to finish the Westminster. king's pavilions, not failing hereof lest they should remain unmade for lack of the money. June 18. Allocate to William de Dene, Philip Baderun, and others, sellers Westminster. of the king's wood in the forest of Dene, in the issues of the sale, 661. paid in the wardrobe at Westminster to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Tuesday before the next feast of St. John the Baptist. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to buy 10 pounds of cords out of the issues of the county, by view of the bearer of these presents, and deliver them without delay to Master Mansel le Taylur or his attorney to finish the king's pavilions. Liberate to Geoffrey de Melates 16 marks for 2 sets of surcoats (choopertur'), 2 sets of corslets, and 2 sets of iron boots bought for the king in the city of London. Liberate to Ralph de Bakepuz, with reservation as above, 161. 6s. arrears of his wages while with the king on his service in Gascony from the Sunday after St. Dunstan in the 38th year till Monday, the feast of All Souls in the 39th year, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk. June 18. Liberate to Hugh de Turri, king's clerk, with reservation as Westminster. above, 101. for this Easter term of his yearly fee of 201. Allocate to the bailiffs of Gipewic, in the farm of their town for next Michaelmas term, 13 marks spent in the transport of Robert Houel, whom the king has sent on his errand to his brother the king of Almain, as testified by Robert's letters. Liberate to Hugh le Lung 181. 10s. for 1] thousand of calaber taken from him in the 34th year, and to John de Gutland 161. for wax taken from him in the 35th year, all by Roger le Taillur and John de Somerkote, then takers for the wardrobe.

Page  381 41 HENRY III. 381 1257. Membrane 5-cont. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to receive from Sibilla Giffard, keeper of the king's castle of Oxford, Ralph de Leycestre, approver, taken and kept in prison there, and carry him under a sure guard to London for delivery to the keeper of the king's gaol of Nywegate, who is commanded to receive him. To William de Ryston, bailiff of Wodestok. Contrabreve to make a limekiln for the king's works at Wodestok of the brushwood left after the celebration of the king's feast there at the coming of the king of Scotland, the cost to be credited by view and testimony of good and lawful men. June 20. Liberate to Master Mansel le Taylur 30 marks to finish the king's Westminster. pavilions in addition to the 30 marks already commanded, provided that he shall account in the Exchequer for all sums received for that work. June 20. Liberate to Geoffrey de Bello Campo, who is setting out beyond Westminster. seas, 100 marks to include arrears of his fee, all the king's debts to him, and a gift from the king. By K. & C. June 26. Liberate without delay to W. bishop of Worcester, going on the Windsor. king's errand to the parts of Almain, 100 marks for his expenses. Liberate to William de Trubbevyl 5 marks for his expenses while he was lately ill in London. No attestation. Windsor. To the sheriff of Warwick and Leicester. Contrabreve, as he loves his body and all his possessions, to purvey 100 quarters of wheat and 100 quarters of oats with all speed for the king in his bailiwick, and bring them to Newcastle-under-Lyme by St. Peter's Chains next at the latest for delivery to such persons as the king shall by then have commanded; seeing that the king has summoned his army to Chester for that feast to start thence with the king into Wales to succour that land against the king's Welsh (Walenges) enemies, as the sheriff knows, where he will need purveyance of victuals; not failing hereof lest the king should betake himself seriously to him if he incurs loss by the sheriff's default. The like to the sheriff of Salop and Stafford for 100 quarters of wheat and 100 quarters of oats. The like to the sheriff of Nottingham. The like to the sheriff of Worcester for 100 quarters of oats. The like to the sheriff of Northampton for 100 quarters of old wheat to be brought to Newcastle by the said feast, and 100 quarters of new wheat to be brought thither by the Exaltation of the Holy Cross next following.

Page  382 382 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 5 —cont. The like to the sheriff of Cumberland for 200 fat oxen and cows to be brought to Frodesham by St. Peter's Chains aforesaid. The like to the sheriff of Lancashire. The like to the sheriff of Northumberland. The like to the bailiffs of Newcastle-upon-Tyne for 500 good salt salmon to be brought to Chester by the same feast for delivery to the keepers of the larder. The like to the sheriff of Devon for 2,000 salt congers and 6,000 hake (hacorum) to be brought by sea to Chester [by the same date]. The like to the bailiffs of Carlisle for 300 salt salmon to be brought to Chester [by the same date]. June 25. Liberate to William de Gloucestria, goldsmith, 10 marks to Windsor. finish a silver image of St. Mary which the king lately ordered to be delivered to the prior of Merton of the king's gift to adorn his church. To the constable of Dover castle and the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to find and pay for prompt transport for W. bishop of Worcester, S. de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, Peter de Sabaudia, and Hugh Bigod, departing beyond seas on the king's errand, when they shall come to Dover. MEMBRANE 4. June 25. To the constable and bailiffs of Dover. Contrabreve to find Windsor. safe and prompt transport in the port of Dover for the king's kinsman Henry de Castello, brother of the king of Castile, his horses, harness, and household. To Godfrey de Liston. Contrabreve to make a suitable chamber with an upper storey (ad stagium) with all speed for the queen in the upper bailey of the castle of Windesores, where her chamber was before, by the counsel of Master John de Glovernia the mason and Master Alexander the carpenter, as they shall arrange; the cost to be credited by view and testimony of lawful men. Note that on the Tuesday before St. Peter and St. Paul, Gerard de Arminiaco received 1001. in the wardrobe at Windesores on the arrears of his fee. June 26. On the same day Amauvin de Varreys received 50 marks in Windsor. like manner. June 27. Liberate to Benedict de Rochemadur 408. for 2 tuns of wine of Windsor. lawful prisage, to Amaneus Solum and Peter Coyfer the like, to William Reys and Rustard de Lupiac the like each, and to

Page  383 41 HENRY III. 383 1257. Membrane 4-cont. Peter Grant 20s. for 1 tun, all taken at London in this year by Thomas Esperun and Matthew Bukerel the king's chamberlains of London. June 18. Liberate to William de Gloucestria, goldsmith, 20 marks to Westminster. work a precious cloth for the altar of St. Edward as enjoined on him, that the repair thereof may not be delayed by default of the Exchequer. June 28. Liberate to Mansel le Taylur 100s. to prepare himself against Reading. his arrival with the king's pavilions in the direction of Wales. June 30. Liberate to Martin de Amyens 81. for silken cloths taken from Reading. him by Roger le Taylur (cissorem) and Richard de Shireburn in the 37th year, as testified by Roger. To Godfrey de Liston. Contrabreve to let the king's five chaplains of Windesores have 25s. each out of the issues of his bailiwick, being their wages at 50s. each yearly from this Easter till Michaelmas following. To the same. Contrabreve to let Herlewin le Normant, William de Blancpom[eray], Engelard de Synagun, and Richard de Aubervile, king's serjeants-at-arms in garrison in the castle of Windesores, have their wages of 6d. each weekly for the above period out of the issues of his bailiwick.* The like for Henry, fitter (atilliatori) of the king's crossbows, at 5d. daily to be paid from week to week.* To the constable of the castle of Dover and the bailiffs there. Contrabreve to let Master Rostand, king's clerk, sub-deacon and chaplain of the Pope, have sure and prompt transport without delay when he comes to the port. June 30. To the sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk. Contrabreve to buy a Reading. cope of samite worth 10 marks without delay out of the issues of those counties, and let the prior and convent of St. Edmund's have it of the king's gift to adorn the feretory of St. Edmund. Liberate to Adam Bakun 43s. arrears of his wages while with the king on his service in Gascony, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, unless already delivered by another writ, receiving from him the king's letters patent testifying to the debt, and reserving 20,000 marks for the expenses of the household * Carcelled quia reddita aunt brevia.

Page  384 384 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 4-cont. and 1,000 marks for the work at Westminster from the money of the Easter and Michaelmas Exchequers of this year as ordered. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to receive 5 stags to be delivered by Richard and William de Candon (sic), king's huntsmen, who have taken them in the forest of Cette, and to salt the venison and carry it to the king at Wodestok without delay. Liberate without delay and without fail to Arnold, chaplain of Sault, who has lost his inheritance on the king's account, 21 marks to maintain himself till the king's return from the parts of Wales, in addition to the 5 marks already ordered (p. 376); and if he has not yet had the latter, he is to have them without any delay together with the 24 marks. July 6. Allocate to Adam de Greinvill, appointed to sell the king's Woodstock. woods in divers counties, in the issues of such sale, 1601. which the king ordered to be delivered therefrom to Waubert Bondener, merchant of Douai, during Boston fair, for old debts of the wardrobe due to him, for which Adam has lately had the king's writ. Allocate to Robert Waleraund, in the issues of the keepership of the bishopric of Ely, 1331. 6s. 8d. paid in the wardrobe at Wudestok to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Friday after the octave of St. John the Baptist. Liberate to Laurence del Brok, after payments for the maintenance of the household and the work at Westminster, 101. for this term of St. John the Baptist of his yearly fee of 201. The king has given respite till the Assumption to William de Bello Campo of Bedeford and Ida his wife of a debt of 60 marks demanded of them by a summons of the Exchequer for divers debts; and the sheriff is ordered to allow them such respite on receiving security from them to pay the king in full at the said term wherever he shall then be. July 7. To the sheriff of Buckingham. Contrabreve to repair the king's Woodstock. buildings of Bruhull without delay where absolutely necessary, the cost to be credited by view and testimony of good and lawful men. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to repair the walls round the king's buildings of Selveston which need repair, the king's old chapel, the kitchen, and the walls of the king's chamber, the cost to be credited by view.

Page  385 41 HENRY III. 385 1257. Membrane 4-cont. Liberate without delay to Imbert de Muntferant 101. for this Easter term of the yearly fee of 201. granted to him till the king shall provide otherwise for him in wards or escheats. July 11. Liberate without delay to Master Simon de Welles, who should Woodstock. have made a bronze image over the tomb of Katherine the king's daughter in the church of Westminster, 51 marks for his expenses in coming to London on that business and returning homewards. Liberate by instalments to William de Gloucestria, king's goldsmith, 70 marks to make a silver image over the said tomb. To the bailiffs of Suhampton. Contrabreve to carry to Oxford 6 tuns of wine which the keepers of the king's wines at Suhampton will deliver, and to deliver 3 tuns to William le Specer of Oxford, 1 tun to Henry de Gamages, 1 tun to Nicholas de Kingeston, and 1 tun to John le Taverner, in lieu of 6 tuns lately taken from them for the king. July 13. To the sheriff of Nottingham. Contrabreve to roof, clean, and Woodstock. repair where necessary the buildings of the castle of Notingham with all speed, as the queen is shortly coming to Notingham to stay; the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Cambridge. Contrabreve to let Nicholas de Turri have 201. without delay for this Easter term of the 401. granted to him yearly, out of the fines and amercements of the county made before the king and the said Nicholas for which summons have reached the sheriff. July 15. Allocate to Robert Waleraund, keeper of the bishopric of Ely, Woodstock. in the issues thereof, 401. delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Sunday before St. Margaret. To the constable of Dover castle and the bailiffs there. Contrabreve to find prompt transport in the port of Dover for Master Nicholas de Plimpton, whom the king is sending on his errand beyond seas. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to let Nicholas de Wincele, king's yeoman, have a horse to bring 6 targets and 6 lances to the king at Wodestok. To the sheriff of Gloucester. Contrabreve, as he loves himself and all his possessions, seeing that Robert Waleraund has purveyed 200 tuns of wine for the king at Brystoll and corn and other victuals in the county to send into Wales against the king's arrival there with his army, to receive the corn and victuals from 25 —22)

Page  386 386 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257, Membrane 4-cont. Robert, to carry the corn to Bristol, and to carry 10 tuns of the wine to Gloucester to place in the king's cellars there, 40 tuns to Worcester for delivery to the sheriff to carry to divers places thereabouts as ordered, and the rest with the corn and victuals by water from Bristol to Chester against the arrival of the king and his army, as Robert will enjoin on the king's behalf; and the sheriff shall so bear himself in the execution hereof that the king may incur no damage by default of the sheriff or the transport, which would compel the king to betake himself seriously to the sheriff's body, lands, and goods. To the sheriff of Worcester. Contrabreve to receive 40 tuns of wine at Worcester to be delivered by the sheriff of Gloucester as above, and to place 5 tuns in the king's cellars there, and to carry 5 tuns to Kyderminster for the like purpose, and to carry 30 tuns to Brug' for delivery to the sheriff of Salop and Stafford to carry whither the king has enjoined. To the sheriff of Salop and Stafford. Contrabreve to receive the said 30 tuns, to place 5 in the king's cellars at Brug', and to carry 5 to Wenlok and 20 to Shrewsbury to place in the cellars there against the king's arrival. The abbot of St. Peter's, Gloucester, is commanded by writ of comp[utabitur] to let Robert Waleraund have 301. out of the farm of the barton without Gloucester to pay for wine, corn, and other victuals bought in the county and carry them to Chester against the arrival of the king and his army, for which provisions and money Robert will render account. The like to the abbot of Cyrencestre to let Robert have 301. out of the farm of the seven hundreds which he holds of the king at farm. The like to the bailiffs of Gloucester to let him have 201. out of the farm of their town. The like to William de Beyfeld, Ellis de Heydon, and Henry the clerk's son, farmers of the manors of Menstreworth and Reddeleg', to let him have 201. out of the farm thereof. The like to Ellis de Heydon, farmer of the manor of Nenham, to deliver him 10 marks out of the farm thereof. A writ to the sheriff of Gloucester to deliver him 100 marks out of the issues of his county or some other source is vacated because returned, and is otherwise at the end of this roll. Writ to Robert Waleraund to levy 1001. of his farm of St. Briavels and 100 marks of his farm of the bailiwick of Rokengham, and to pay for corn, wine, etc., therefrom as above. Writ to William de Dene, Philip Badirun, and William de Weston, sellers of the king's woods in the forest of Dene, to deliver 2001. to Robert out of the issues of such sales, and 201. to the

Page  387 41 HENRY III. 387 1257. Membrane 4-cont. sheriff of Gloucester to carry the victuals whither the king shall enjoin. Wodestok, 17 July. Robert will account for all these moneys assigned for payment for victuals. The form of the writ of computabitur directed to abbots, sheriffs, and bailiffs:Rex tali salutem. Cum dilectus et fidelis noster Robertus Waleraund providerit nobis per preceptum nostrum de vinis bladis et aliis victualibus in comitatu Gloucestrie mittendis in Walliam contra adventum nostrum et excercitus nostri ibidem, tibi precipimus quod de firma etc. cum omni celeritate facias habere prefato Roberto xxx. libras ad predicta victualia aquietanda quantum eedem xxx. libre ad hoc sufficient; et hoc sicut nos et honorem nostrum diligitis non omittas, ne per defectum pecunie illius in hac necessitate nostra dampnum incurramus, quod vobis imputare debeamus. Teste rege apud Wodestok 16 dic Julii. A space follows equal to about seven lines of writing. July 20. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to receive six two-foot Woodstock. crossbows, 20 one-foot crossbows (ad duos pedes.... ad unum pedem), and 15,000 or 20,000 quarrels to be delivered by the constable of the Tower, and carry them night and day to the king with all speed for delivery in the wardrobe, not failing hereof as they love themselves and all their possessions. Mandate to the constable of the Tower to deliver the said quarrels. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to buy 12 cartloads of lead in Suthampton and carry it to Porrecestre for the works of the castle. Allocate to Nicholas de Hanrade, sheriff of Oxford and Berks, in the issues of those counties, 101. delivered in the wardrobe at Wodestok to Artald etc. on the Friday after the Translation of St. Martin. Allocate to James le Gaunter, bailiff of Windesores, in his farm of the town of Windesores, 201. 8s. Od. expenses of Nicholas de Segrave, Hugh de Nede, and William de Monte Revelli, king's yeomen, lately lying ill at Windesores, of their grooms and horses, and of Master Eustace the king's physician dwelling with them there, and for spices and electuaries and other things needful for them from 2 March to 3 May in this year, as reckoned by Simon Passelewe, king' clerk. July 20. Allocate to Nicholas de Hanrade, sheriff of Oxford, in the farm Woodstock. of the town of Oxford, 201. delivered to Adam Feteplace for Warin son of Gerald, being arrears of wages due to him.

Page  388 388 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 4 —cont. Liberate to Henry de Bretton, after reservation as above, 251. for this Easter term for the 501. which he receives at the Exchequer. Allocate to Nicholas de Hanrad, sheriff of Oxford and Berks, in the issues of those counties, 3. marks for two robes of camlet and two furs of squirrel bought and delivered of the king's gift to Bernard La Fendue and William, players (istrionibus) of the king of Castile. MEMBRANE 3. July 18. To the sheriff of Sussex. Contrabreve, as he loves himself and Woodstock. all his possessions, to purvey the king with speed of 100 good archers in his bailiwick on view hereof, and send them to the king at Chester by St. Peter's Chains or within three days following with their bows and arrows, ready and prepared to go thence to the king in Wales, and let them have their wages in hand for 20 days at 2d. each daily, letting the king know the date from which they are paid, as he has summoned his army to Chester etc. (as on p. 381). To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to carry to Oxford two tuns of wine which the keepers of the king's wines at Suthampton will deliver, for delivery to Adam Feteplace and William le Especer in lieu of 2 tuns taken from them when the king was last at Wudestok. To the same. Contrabreve to buy a tun of wine out of the farm of their town without delay and deliver it to William de Turbervill of the king's gift. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to purvey the king of 100 good lancers (lengatoribus) and to send them to Chester with their lances (lengis) etc. (as in third entry above, but omitting the rate of wages). To the bailiffs of Billingham (sic). Contrabreve to let Reynold de Drumar', knight, have 100s. of the king's gift without delay out of the farm of Gillingham. To the bailiff of Bladen. Contrabreve, as he loves himself and all his possessions, to spend 81. out of the farm of his bailiwick on the king's works at Wudestok before St. Peter's Chains by view and testimony of Master John de Gloucestria the king's mason and the viewers of the king's works there, not failing hereof lest the works be delayed through his default. The like to the bailiff of Wudestok for 121. out of the farm of his bailiwick.

Page  389 41 HENRY III. 389 1257. Membrane 3-cont. The like to Agnes late the wife of Stephen Baucan, farmer of Witton, for 151. out of her farm. The like to Peter de Legh, bailiff of Hanebergh and Blockeshale, for 201. The like to the bailiffs of Cumbe and Stuntesfeld for 61. * Afterwards the order to spend the money was replaced by an order to pay it to the keepers of the king's works. To the sheriff of Derby. Contrabreve to send 8 cartloads of lead to Wudestok without delay for the king's works there, not failing hereof lest the works should remain undone for want of the lead. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to carry 4 tuns of wine, which the keepers of the king's wines at Suthampton will deliver, to Oxford without delay for delivery to Adam Feteplace in lieu of 4 tuns taken from him by the hand of Matthew Bezil for the queen when the king was last at Wudestok. Mandate to P. de Gisorciis, taker of the king's wines, to deliver it out of the king's wines at Suthampton. To the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset. Contrabreve to receive 40 bucks which Robert de Edmundesthorp, king's serjeant, has been ordered to take in the forest of Gillingham, and 40 which William Luvel and Henry de Caundover, king's huntsmen, have been ordered to take in the forest of Selewud and deliver to him, to salt the venison well, and to carry it to Winchester for delivery to the sheriff of Hants, who is commanded to receive it and keep it safe till further orders. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to receive 20 bucks which Robert de Edmundesthorp has been ordered to take in the forest of Cett and deliver to him, and to salt them well and carry them to Winchester to keep till further orders. To the sheriff of Salop and Stafford. (Unfinished duplicate of 4th entry below.) To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to admit William Luvell and Henry de Candevre, king's huntsmen, whom the king is sending to take 100 bucks in the said (sic) forest, to bestow his aid and counsel therein, and to salt the venison and carry it after the king to Chester as they will enjoin, for delivery to the king's knight Walkelin de Arderne or his deputy to keep till further orders. *Added later.

Page  390 390 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 3-cont. Allocate to William Mansell, formerly sheriff of Warwick and Leicester, in the issues of those counties, 331. 6s. 8d. paid in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Sunday after St. Scholastica in the 40th year, as certified by Peter de Wynton, clerk of the wardrobe. Afterwards the writ being lost, William had another in the same form with a clause nisi. July 30. To the bailiffs of Windesores. Contrabreve to receive 40 Lichfield. one-foot crossbows and 10 two-foot crossbows which the constable of the castle of Windesores will deliver out of those which he has in his keeping there, and carry them to the king at Chester with all speed by night and day, not failing hereof as they love their own bodies and all their possessions. Mandate to the constable accordingly. To the sheriff of Salop and Stafford. Contrabreve to receive 50 stags which Richard and William de Candovre, king's huntsmen, have been ordered to take in the forest of Kenefare and deliver to him, to salt the venison well, and to carry to the king at Chester for delivery to the keepers of the larder there as the said huntsmen will enjoin. To the sheriff of Warwick and Leicester. Contrabreve to let Anketill de Wikewane, burgess of Coventry, have 10 marks without delay out of the issues of those counties or some other source, for 3 tuns of wine taken from him at Coventry on the king's arrival there by the hand of John de Somers[et], king's butler, as reckoned and testified by William de Grey and Imbert Pogeys, king's stewards; not failing hereof as he loves himself and all his possessions. July 30. To the sheriff of Salop and Stafford. Contrabreve to carry 5 Lichfield. tuns of wine which the king lately ordered to be placed at Bruges against his arrival in those parts, 5 at Wenlok, and 19 at Shrewsbury, to Chester with all speed for delivery to the king's butlers there, as the king, God willing, is very soon coming with his army to Chester, where he needs purveyance of wine; the sheriff not failing hereof as he loves himself and all his possessions. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to carry 30,000 quarrels of those which are in his keeping to the king at Chester with all speed by night and day for delivery in the wardrobe, not failing hereof etc., as the king is about departing with his army for the parts of Wales. To the sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk. Contrabreve to levy 400 marks with all speed of the issues of the last eyre in his county (sic), and let Roger de Ros the tailor and Hugh de Turri his

Page  391 41 HENRY III. 391 1257. Membrane 3-cont. colleague, takers for the king's wardrobe, have them to pay for certain purchases of the king, not failing hereof etc. July 30. Allocate to William Maunsell, formerly sheriff of Warwick and Lichfield. Leicester, in the issues of those counties, 231. 3s. 6d. spent on boars, pigs, sheep, fowls, capons, chickens, and eggs, and in carriage thereof to Wodestok against the Assumption in the 40th year, as reckoned and testified by Imbert Pogeys the king's steward and Peter de Winton, clerk of the wardrobe. Afterwards this writ was lost, and another was issued in the same form with the clause nisi. Aug. 1. Allocate to Hugh de Acovre, sheriff of Salop and Stafford, in the issues of those counties, 16 marks delivered to Ralph de Teruen', canon of Lichefeld, William de Eccleshale, and Master Thomas Comyn for 4 tuns of wine taken when the king was last at Lichefeld by J. de Somerset, king's butler. Cancelled quia aliter per breve de liberate et reddidit breve. To the sheriff of Warwick and Leicester. Contrabreve to let the dean and chapter of Lichefeld have 10 marks without delay out of the issues of those counties to make two silver candlesticks of the king's gift for their church of Lichefeld. To the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset. Contrabreve to let Nicholas de Molis, going on the king's expedition to the parts of South Wales, have 60 marks of the king's gift without delay out of the issues of the counties. To the sheriff of Nottingham and Derby. Contrabreve to receive 60 stags from Edward the king's son's forest of the Peak and 20 from his forest of Makelesfeld, which the king's huntsmen Richard and William de Candovre have been ordered to take and deliver, and to salt the venison and carry it to the king at Chester by parcels as taken, for delivery to the keepers of the larder there. Aug. 3. To the sheriff of Stafford. Contrabreve to repair the bridge of Newcastle. the king's stew of Stafford where absolutely necessary, the cost to underLyme. be credited by view. To the sheriff of Norfolk. Contrabreve to levy 2241. without delay out of the issues of the last eyre in the county, and let the king's brother Guy de Lezingnan have them for arrears of his fee, being 1001. of his yearly fee of 2001., and 501. of the 1001. yearly addition thereto, both for this Easter term, and 741. arrears. To the sheriff of Lancaster. Contrabreve to receive 20 bucks and 10 stags which Hugh the Frenchman and John le Naper,

Page  392 392 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 3-cont. king's huntsmen, have been ordered to take in the forest of Lancaster and deliver, and to salt the venison and carry it to Chester for delivery to the keepers of the king's provisions (providenciarum). Aug. 11. Mandate to the keeper of the said forest to admit the said Chester. huntsmen. Aug. 16. Liberate to William de Pemmes 60 marks for this Easter term Chester. of his yearly fee of 60 marks. Liberate to Master Peter de Hispannia, whom the king has retained in his service to make his paintings (depicciones) when necessary, 6d. daily for his wages from the Assumption in this year so long as he remains in that office in the king's service; and 101. for his expenses in going beyond seas by order of the king with the elect of Toulouse and returning thence, for two shields which he made and brought to the king at Chester, and for other arrears due to him. Aug. 18. To the bailiffs of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Contrabreve to let Adam Chester. de Gesem[uth] have 211. 4s. out of the farm of their town for arrears of his wages while with the king on his service in Gascony, as reckoned by Richard le Rus (Ruffum), king's clerk, receiving from him the king's letters patent therefor. Sept. 14. Liberate without delay to Bartholomew le Bigod 101. of the Chester. king's gift to repair his buildings at Dunmowe, which were lately burnt by mischance while he was with the king on his service in Wales. To the bailiffs of Gloucester. Contrabreve to let the prior provincial and brethren of the order of Preachers, assembled in provincial chapter at Gloucester, have 100s. of the king's gift out of the farm of their town for the accommodation (procuracionem) of the said chapter, not failing hereof as they love the king's honour. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to receive 12 stags which Richard de Caundevere and William de Caundovere (sic), king's huntsmen, have been ordered to take in the forest of Bradene and deliver, and to salt the venison and carry it to Westminster for delivery to the keeper of the larder by the vigil of St. Edward at latest against that feast. To the keeper of the bishopric of Ely. Contrabreve to let Robert Waleraund have 100 marks out of the issues of the bishopric for his expenses while on the king's service in Wales.

Page  393 41 HENRY III. 393 1257. Membrane 3-cont. Sept. 21. To the bailiff of Feckenham. Contrabreve to admit Hugh de Bridgnorth. Bradelegh, king's serjeant, whom the king is sending to take 120 bream in his stew of Feckenham against the coming feast of St. Edward; to bestow his counsel and aid therein, and to put the bream in paste and carry them to Westminster for delivery to the keeper of the larder by the vigil of that feast at latest. To John Waleraund, keeper of the bishopric of Ely. Contrabreve to purvey 10,000 pimpernolls, 300 'steylingis,' and 100 live pike of 2 feet or 24 feet for the king in the bishopric against the aforesaid feast, and carry them to Westminster as above. To the bailiffs of Wodestok. Contrabreve to let the keepers of the works of the king's chapel at Wodestok have 111. out of their farm for the coming Michaelmas term to finish the said works. To Peter de Legh. Contrabreve to let the same keepers have 181. 2s. 5,d. out of the farm that he owes for the same term to finish the said works. MEMBRANE 2. Sept. 21. To the bailiff of Merleberge. Contrabreve to admit John Goch, Bridgnorth. king's serjeant, whom the king is sending to take 20 pike and 40 bream in his stew of Merleberge against the coming feast of St. Edward, to bestow his counsel and aid therein, and to put the bream in paste and carry them with the pike to Westminster for delivery to the keeper of the larder by the vigil of the said feast at latest. To Roger de Haverhulle. Contrabreve to let the keepers of the works of the king's chapel at Wodestok have 102s. to finish those works out of the farm that he owes for the coming Michaelmas term. To Agnes Bazan. The like for 47s. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve to receive 20 pike and 30 bream which John Goch, king's serjeant, has been ordered to take in the king's stew of Wulvemare and deliver, and deal with them as above. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to admit William the king's fisherman, whom the king is sending to take 60 pike and 60 bream in the king's stews of Silveston, Bryckest[ok], and Clyve, to bestow his counsel and aid therein, and to put the bream in paste and carry it with the pike to Westminster as above.

Page  394 394 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 2-cont. To the sheriff of Salop. Contrabreve to wainscot the king's and queen's chambers in the castle of Bruges, to make two windows and a fireplace in the queen's chamber and a window in the king's, and a window in the king's hall, all without delay, the cost to be credited by view. Sept. 25. To the sheriff of Cambridge. Contrabreve to purvey 5,000 Worcester. pimpernolls, 200 ' steilingis,' and 100 live pike for the king in his bailiwick, against the coming feast of St. Edward, and send them all to Westminster by the vigil of the said feast for delivery to the keeper of the larder. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to carry 47 tuns of wine, left at Boston of the wines taken by Peter de Gisorciis, taker of the king's wines, at Boston fair last, which the king had ordered the sheriff to carry to Norhampton, to London with all speed to place in the king's cellars at Westminster against his arrival, not failing hereof as he loves himself and all his possessions. Sept. 26. To the agistors of the forest of Gillingham. Contrabreve to let Worcester. Robert Walerand, steward of the forest this side Trent, have 50 marks for Michaelmas term in the 41st year of the hundred marks granted to him yearly so long as he holds that office, out of the issues of the agistments of the said forest which are in their hands from past years. To the bailiffs of Shrewsbury. Contrabreve to let Hamo le Strange (Extraneo), dwelling in the parts of Mungomeri on the king's service, have a tun of wine of the king's gift out of the farm of Shrewsbury. Sept. 30. To the sheriff of Lancaster. Contrabreve to receive 8 bucks Woodstock. and 4 stags left out of 20 bucks and 10 stags taken in the forest of Lancaster which were to have been carried to Chester (as on pp. 391-2), and other stags and bucks which John le Naper will take in the said forest, and salt the venison and carry it to Westminster with all possible speed for delivery to the keeper of the larder, not failing hereof as he loves himself and all his possessions. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to receive 20 bucks and 6 or 7 stags which Hugh the Frenchman, king's serjeant, has been commanded to take in the forest of Brehull and deliver against the coming feast of St. Edward, and to salt the venison and carry it to Westminster for delivery to the keeper of the larder by the vigil of that feast.

Page  395 41 HENRY III. 395 1257. Membrane 2-cont. Liberate without fail to Artald de Sancto Romano, king's clerk, keeper of the wardrobe, * [out of the first moneys to reach the coming Michaelmas Exchequer, notwithstanding any past or future commands,] 100 marks to pay the expenses of the household. Allocate to the burgesses of Northampton, in the farm of their town, 40 marks lately delivered in the queen's wardrobe on her journey towards Notingham to pay her expenses, as the king understands by her letters. Oct. 1. Liberate to William de Hastencot 20 marks for this Michaelmas Woodstock. term, to which the king for his praiseworthy service has increased the fee of 15 marks which he used to receive at the Exchequer. To the bailiff of Fekham. Contrabreve to repair the king's pond and buildings of Fekham by view of Master John the king's mason and other lawful men of the manor, and enclose the courtyard with a hedge of thorns and switches, out of the farm and other issues of the manor. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to buy a tun of wine out of the farm of their town and deliver it to the abbot of Heyles of the king's gift to celebrate divine service in his church. Oct. 3. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to make a stable for the Abingdon. king's horses in the king's courtyard of Oxford, and likewise a wardrobe for the queen and a chamber for the king's chaplains, the cost to be credited by view. Oct. 5. Liberate to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper of the wardrobe, Windsor. 2001. without delay to pay for the expenses of the household and the king's works at Windesores, sending the money to the king at Windesores at once on sight hereof by Andrew Poygnant, and setting aside all delay and excuse. Oct. 5. Liberate without delay and without fail to Simon de Wycumb, Windsor. clerk of the queen's wardrobe, 1001. for delivery in the said wardrobe to pay the expenses of her household. Liberate to John Cunte, whom the king will deck with the belt of knighthood at the coming feast of St. Edward at the request of the community of Marsil', 100s. to pay for small matters of his harness. * Written over an erasure.

Page  396 396 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 2-cont. Oct. 7. Liberate without delay to the keepers of the king's works at Windsor. Westminster 500 marks for those works. Oct. 8. Liberate to the king's brother William de Valencia 1901. for Windsor. this Michaelmas term of his yearly fee of 5001. Note that the yearly deductions of his fee are enrolled in the Liberate Roll of the 39th year under 2 April. Marginal note. In the first term should be deducted 201. 8(?)s. 6d. for the land late of Walter de Morton, a Norman, and 501. for the manor of Dun[h]am. Oct. 8. Liberate to Herlewin le Normand and others, king's serjeantsWindsor. at-arms, and to Henry, fitter (atilliatori) of the king's crossbows, their wages from Easter to Michaelmas in this year (as on p. 383) because Godfrey de Liston, who should have made these payments by the king's writs, did not do as commanded. Liberate to John de Wyvyle 30 marks for this Michaelmas term (as on p. 328). Liberate to the king's five chaplains of Windesores their wages from Easter term in the 51st (sic) year till Michaelmas following (as on p. 383), Godfrey de Liston having made default as above. Oct. 14. Liberate to Nicholas de Haudlo 30 marks for this Michaelmas Westminster. term of his yearly fee of 60 marks, to which the king has increased the fee of 40 marks which he used to receive to maintain himself in the office of justice. Liberate to Hugh de la Penn, clerk of the queen's wardrobe, 3041. 8s. 21d. to pay the expenses thereof. Allocate to the mayor and bailiffs of Oxford, in the farm of their town, 261. 13s. 4d. lately paid in the said wardrobe to the said Hugh at Wodestok for the queen's expenses. Liberate to Roger de Messinden, king's clerk, 101. for this Michaelmas term (as on p. 372). Liberate to Richard de Mineto 40 marks for this Easter term of his yearly fee of 40 marks. Liberate to Hugh Espaulard 15 marks for this Michaelmas term of his yearly fee of 15 marks. Oct. 15. Liberate to John de Lamfare, king's clerk, 101. for their Easter Westminster. term of his yearly fee of 201.

Page  397 41 HENRY III. 397 1257. Membrane 2-cont. Oct. 15. Liberate to Ralph Dungun, king's clerk, 40 marks for this Westminster. Michaelmas term of the 40 marks yearly granted to him at the Exchequer until the king shall make fuller provision for him. Oct. 15. Liberate to Walkelin de Ardern 101. for the same term of his Westminster. yearly fee of 201. Oct. 15. Liberate to Bartholomew le Bygoth 100s. for the same term of Westminster. his yearly fee of 101. Oct. 16. Liberate without delay to Roger de Mortuo Mari 100 marks for Westminster. his maintenance in the present war in Wales. Oct. 15. Liberate to Hugh de la Penne, clerk of the queen's wardrobe, Westminster. 500 marks at the coming Michaelmas Exchequer and 500 marks at the Easter Exchequer following for arrears of divers expenses of the queen reckoned at the Exchequer. Oct. 19. Liberate to Ralph de Bagep[uz] 10 marks for this Michaelmas Westminster. term of his yearly fee of 20 marks. Liberate to Robert de Ferariis 501. for the same term of the 1001. which he receives yearly at the Exchequer on account of marriage (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 458). Liberate to Reynold de Salines 301., being 101. for Michaelmas term in the 40th year and 101. each for Easter and Michaelmas terms in this year of his yearly fee of 201. Liberate to Hugh de Bueles 101. for this Michaelmas term of his yearly fee of 101. Allocate to Robert Walerand, keeper of the bishopric of Ely, in the issues thereof, 1331. 6s. 8d. paid in the wardrobe at Westminster to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Monday before St. Luke. Allocate to the same, in the issues of the last eyre in co. Norfolk which concern the liberty of the bishopric, 661. 13s. 4d. paid in the wardrobe in like manner. Liberate to Raymond de Sancto Martino, knight of the king's brother A. elect of Winchester, 20 marks and 7s. for this Easter term, which the king has granted to him at the Exchequer in lieu of the wages he used to receive in the household (ospicio). Allocate to Adam de Greynvill, in the issues of the sale of the forest of Clive, 181. 10s. paid in the wardrobe at Westminster to

Page  398 398 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 2-cont. Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on Friday, the morrow of St. Luke. Liberate to Ebulo de Montibus 25 marks for this Michaelmas term of his yearly fee of 50 marks. To the sheriff of Norfolk. Contrabreve to let the king's sisters Isabel, lady of Croun, and Margaret, viscountess of Toarch', have 200 marks out of the issues of the present eyre in the county of the arrears of their fee due to them. Vacated quia aliter inferius (p. 401). To the bailiffs of Gloucester. Contrabreve to let the keepers of the works at Gloucester castle have 10 marks out of the farm of the town to finish the same. MEMBRANE 1. Oct. 28. Liberate to William de Chabbeneys 151. for this Michaelmas term of the 301. granted to him yearly during the life of Margaret de Vernun. Liberate to Roger de Leyburn, king's knight, 20 marks for the same term of his yearly fee of 40 marks. Liberate to Peter Welthes 20 marks in part payment of 261. due for iron taken from him by John de Suwerk, formerly king's clerk, when the king was last in Gascony, receiving from him the king's letters patent testifying the debt. Allocate to Amice countess of Devon, in the farm of the lands of Baldwin de Ripariis, formerly her husband, while (he) had them at farm of the king, 901. assigned to the queen and paid in her wardrobe by the countess during that time, as the king understands from the queen. Oct. 20. Liberate to William de Arundel, whom the king decked with the Westminster. belt of knighthood at the feast of St. Edward last, 100s. for small matters of harness belonging to his new knighthood. Liberate to Avice and Agnes, formerly nurses of Katherine the king's deceased daughter, 10 marks each of the king's gift. Oct. 20. Allocate to Peter de Nevill, in his debts at the Exchequer, Westminster. 301. for Easter term in the 39th, 40th, and 41st years of his yearly fee of 101.

Page  399 41 HENRY III. 399 1257. Membrane 1-cont. Liberate to William Bonquer 40 marks, being 20 marks each for Easter and Michaelmas terms in this year of his yearly fee of 40 marks (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 447). Oct. 22. Liberate without delay and without fail to the keepers of the Westminster. king's works at Westminster 400 marks for those works. Liberate to Alice, late the wife of Ralph Ausy, 20s. for the 42nd year of the 20s. yearly granted to her for life to pay the rent of her dwelling, on account of the praiseworthy service done long ago by Ralph to the king and King John his father. Oct. 20. Liberate to the prior of Ploys 9 marks 7s. 8d., to John de Gardino Westminster. 558. 2d., to Adam Vanell 1 mark, to John de Meynill 46s., to Wyot de Amynoys 11s. 6d., to Michael de Plowys 36s. *[2d., to William de Nevyle 41s. 3d., to James de Timbern 40s.,] and to Henry de Mota 57s. 5d., for [the loss of] t their rounceys on the king's service in Gascony, as attested by William de Axemue, king's clerk, receiving from them the king's letters patent therefor. Cancelled quia aliter inferius (p. 400). [Oct.] t 22. Liberate to Mereduc de Karliun 60 marks for loss of horses and Westminster. for expenses incurred lately in the king's war in Wales. Liberate to William de Clare 50 marks for this Michaelmas term of his yearly fee of 100 marks. Liberate to Guy de Lesinnan 1001. which he receives yearly in the name of Gaucher de Chastilun for the manor of Derteford, 501. of the 1001. yearly granted to him as an increase of his yearly fee, and 1001. of his yearly fee of 2001., all for this Michaelmas term. Liberate to the king's two chaplains ministering at the Tower of London their wages at the rate of 50s. yearly from this Michaelmas till Easter following. Liberate to Henry le Tyeis, fitter (attiriatori) of the king's crossbows at the Tower of London, 40s. to buy the necessary gear (attillium) for the repairs thereof. To the bailiff of Winchelese. Contrabreve, on his loyalty and as he loves himself and all his possessions, to pay for one of certain barges out of the farm of the town by view and testimony of four or six good and discreet men of Winchelese who know * Added in margin. t The right edge of the membrane has here been rubbed.

Page  400 400 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 1-cont. best how to deal with the making of galleys and barges, the king having commanded the barons and bailiffs of Winchelese to choose and swear such men, and to make in their town without delay two galleys of 50 oars each and two barges of 28 oars each, with all the gear thereto belonging, for the pending expedition to Wales, to be well made and ready by the coming mid-Lent, in no way failing hereof. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve, with like injunctions, to go to Winchelese in person without delay and pay for one of the said galleys and barges by view of the same persons out of the farm of the county or some other source. Vacated quia restitutum fuit istud breve et aliter in rotulo anni xlij per breve de allocate. Liberate to William de Cobeham 20 marks for this Michaelmas term of the 40 marks granted to him yearly to maintain himself so long as he is on eyre in the office of justice. Oct. 23. Liberate to the prior of Ploys and others (as on p. 399, reading Westminster. Wyot Amnoys for Wyot de Amynoys, and Neuvill for Nevyle). Allocate to Richard de Shireburn, king's clerk, escheator beyond Trent, in the issues of his bailiwick, 661. 13s. 4d. delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, keeper, on the Monday after St. Luke. Liberate to William de Grey 61. 1Os. of his yearly fee of 13 marks, and 10 marks of the 20 marks yearly which he receives for keeping the castle of Notingham, both for this Michaelmas term. Liberate to Imbert de Munferaunt 101. for the same term of his yearly fee of 201. (see Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 501). Liberate to Ralph de Gorges 101. for the same term of his yearly fee of 201. Oct. 22. Liberate to Imbert Pugeys the king's steward 20 marks for the Westminster. same term of his yearly fee of 40 marks. Vacated quia aliter in rotulo anni xlij. Oct. 23. Allocate to Gilbert de Preston, in his debts to the king, 201. Westminster. for the same term of 401. granted to him yearly to maintain himself in the king's service. Liberate to the king's spigurnels (sprigonell') 121. 3s. 4id. for 570 pounds of wax taken by (ab) them for sealing the king's writs from St. Hilary till the Thursday after St. Simon and St. Jude, as reckoned by John le Faukener, deliverer of the king's writs.

Page  401 41 HENRY III. 401 1257. Membrane 1-cont. Liberate to Maunsell the king's tailor 23 marks to make the king's pavilions; to John de Ely and Peter le Clerk 201. for carriage of the king's harness from London to Chester, as reckoned at the Exchequer; to Henry de Frowyk 101. for a buckle which the king offered at the feretory of St. Edward on the feast of his Translation; and to Garsias de Say and Sanadus de Perky 1461. 4s. for 8,600 pounds of wax taken by Philip Luvel the treasurer. To William de Sancta Ermina, keeper of the manor of Havering. Contrabreve to let Richard, the chaplain ministering in the king's chapel of Havering, who receives 50s. yearly for his wages, have 25s. out of the issues of the manor from Easter to Michaelmas in this year, and 50s. yearly thenceforward so long as Richard remains keeper. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to let Roger le Fevere, making the king's quarrels in the Tower, have 41d. daily for his wages from Michaelmas in this year till Michaelmas following, and meanwhile iron, coal, a millstone, and other things necessary therefor by view of the constable of the Tower. Liberate to Roger de Whytestre 20 marks for this Michaelmas term (as on p. 364). Liberate to the king's sisters Isabel, lady of Crown, and Margaret, viscountess of Toarch', 300 marks on the arrears of their fee. Liberate to Matthias de Mara 10 marks for this Michaelmas term of his yearly fee of 20 marks. Allocate to Hugh de Molendino and John de Cruce, the king's bailiffs of Kingeston, 8s. llid. spent in carriage of 8 tuns of wine from Kingeston to Westminster, 6 tuns to Merton, and 1 tun to Kenington last Lent, as reckoned by Imbert Pugeys the king's steward. Oct. 28. Allocate to the same, in the farm of their town, 37s. for pike Westminster. and 68. for 300 lamperns (lampron') and 12s. 6d. for fresh fish, all bought for the king against the feast of St. Edward last, as reckoned by Imbert Pogeys the king's steward. Liberate to S. de Monte Forti, earl of Leicester, 2001. for this Michaelmas term of the 4001. which he receives yearly (as on pp. 272-3); and mandate to levy it from the heirs of Walter Marshal, formerly earl of Pembroke. 26-(22)

Page  402 402 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane l-cont. To the sheriff of Lancaster. Contrabreve to buy 120 fat oxen without delay out of the issues of his bailiwick and salt and prepare (atorn') them well and keep them till further orders. The like to the sheriff of Northumberland for 200 oxen. The like to Richard de Shireburn, escheator beyond Trent, for 100 fat oxen and 200 carcasses of bacon. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to let the daughter of Joan de Gorges, who used to dwell in the queen's [chamber?] at Windesores, 100s. yearly at Michaelmas out of the issues of the county so long as he is sheriff, of the king's gift for her maintenance. Cancelled quia redditum fuit breve et aliter in rotulo anni xlij. Oct. 8. Liberate to Cecilia the king's laundress yearly during her life Windsor, the l1d. daily which Maud Pi[lche] the king's laundress used to receive of the king's gift, in the same manner as Maud. See Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1247-1258, p. 581. Oct. 21. Liberate to Richard de Middelton, king's clerk, 5 marks for Westminster. this Michaelmas term of the yearly fee of 10 marks which he used to receive when attending to the keeping of the king's writs and rolls in the Bench. To the sheriff of Berks. Contrabreve to let Oliver de Stanford, who was with the king in his army in Wales, have 15 marks promised to him for loss of horses there. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 20 tuns of wine to Westminster and 10 to Windesores out of 30 which the king caused to be brought to London from the parts of Boston, and which Robert le Treur his butler will [deliver] * at London, and to place them safely in the king's cellars there. To the sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk. Contrabreve, on his loyalty and as he loves himself and all his possessions, to go with speed in person to Gernem' and Norwich, and buy there [by view] * and testimony of good and lawful men 40 lasts of good herring out of the farm of the counties or some other source, and carry it by water to Westminster for delivery to the keepers of the larder, not failing hereof as he cares for his own safety. Oct. 29. To Robert Waleraund. Contrabreve, seeing that the king lately Westminster. commanded Henry de Pembrok, sheriff of Gloucester, to let Robert have 100 marks out of the issues of the county or some other source to pay for wine, corn, and [other] * victuals which * The right edge of the membrane has boon rubbed.

Page  403 41 HENRY III. 403 1257. Membrane 1-cont. Robert had purveyed last summer to send to Wales against the arrival of the king and his army there, and that the sheriff [did] * nothing in the matter, but returned the writ without making payment, to levy 50 marks without delay out of the issues of Robert's bailiwick of Rokingham and pay for the victuals so far as it will suffice. Aug. 13. Liberate to Richard de Ewell, appointed to make purchases and Chester. prises for the wardrobe, 201. yearly granted to him to maintain himself in that office, being 101. at the Michaelmas Exchequer and 101. at that of Easter. These letters are patent. Liberate et contrabrevia et allocate anni xlj. * The right edge of the membrane has been rubbed.

Page  404 ( 404 ) 42 HENRY III. No. 34A. Liberate anni xlij. 1257. MEMBRANE 5. Oct. 30. Liberate to the abbot of Tyrun 20 marks for Michaelmas term Westminster. in the 41st year of the 20 marks granted to him yearly of the king's fixed alms. Liberate to the abbess and nuns of Fontevraud, or their known messenger bearing these letters, 801. 50s. for Michaelmas term in the 40th year and 801. 508. for Michaelmas term in the 41st year, which they receive yearly of the fixed alms of the king's predecessors. Allocate to Henry de Bathonia, in his debts at the Exchequer, 50 marks for Michaelmas term in the 41st year of his yearly fee of 100 marks. Oct. 29. Liberate to Stephen de Bues 20 marks for the same term of his Westminster. yearly fee of 20 marks. Allocate to Hugh de Acovre, formerly sheriff of Salop and Stafford, in the issues of those counties, 291. 78. 6d. spent in purchase of 107 oxen in his bailiwick and delivering them to the keeper of the larder at Wodestok against the Assumption, which the king celebrated there in the 40th year, and in driving them to Wodestok, as reckoned and testified by William de Grei the king's steward. Allocate to William de Stowe, sheriff of Cambridge and Huntingdon, in the issues of those counties, 111. 8s. spent in purchase of pike, ' steylingis,' and pimpernoll and in carriage thereof to Westminster against the last feast of St. Edward, as reckoned and testified by Imbert Pugeys the king's steward. Allocate to Walter le Clerc the king's bailiff of Wynchelese, in the farm of the town, 115s. 4d. spent in purchase of fish against the same feast, reckoned and testified as above. Oct. 30. Allocate to John de Curtenay, in his debts to the king, 25 marks Westminster. for Easter term and 25 marks for Michaelmas term, both in the 41st year, of the yearly fee of 50 marks granted to him at the

Page  405 42 HENRY III. 405 1257. Membrane 5-cont. Exchequer till the king shall make provision for him of lands of that value from wards or escheats. Liberate without delay and without fail to Imbert Pugeys and Simon Passelewe, going on the king's errand to his brother the king of the Romans, 40 marks for their expenses. Oct. 29. To William de Leseberue. Contrabreve, on his loyalty and as Westminster. he loves himself and all his possessions, to let Robert Waleraund have 50 marks with all speed out of the arrears of William's farm of co. Gloucester to pay as far as it will suffice for victuals for which Henry de Penebrok the sheriff failed to pay (as on pp. 402-3). To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to let Geoffrey de Leukenore have 101. for Michaelmas term in the 41st year out of the issues of the current forest eyre in the county, of the 201. yearly granted to him for his maintenance so long as he retains the office of justice of the forest. To the same. The like for 20 marks for William le Breton. To the same. The like for 101. for Nicholas de Rummesy. Nov. 2. Liberate without fail to Peter de Ryvallis, king's clerk, keeper Westminster. of the wardrobe, 2,000 marks for the expenses of the household. Liberate to Robert Houel 100s. for his expenses on the king's errand to Germany. Nov. 4. Liberate to brother John de Kancia the Pope's messenger Westminster. 1,000 marks due for the 41st year of the yearly rent (censu) of 1,000 marks which the Pope receives at the Exchequer. Liberate to Ralph de Terne, William de Eccleshale, and Master Thomas Comin, canons of Lichfield, 18 marks for 4 tuns of wine taken from them at Lichfield by John de Sumerset the king's butler when the king was last there. Liberate at the coming Easter Exchequer to Deuteitus, citizen and merchant of Florence, 401. lent by him to William de Chabboneys on the fee wherein the king is bound to William, the king's letters patent therefor to remain at the Exchequer. To the sheriff of Warwick. Contrabreve to let the prior of Coventry have 10 marks out of the issues of his bailiwick to buy a chasuble of the king's gift for his church of Coventry.

Page  406 406 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 5-cont. Liberate to William Bluet, John de Bosceby, and John de Bruer 100s. each of their yearly fee for Michaelmas term in the 41st year, that being the whole sum that they receive yearly. Liberate to brother Alan, preceptor of the New Temple in London, 10 marks for his expenses on the king's errand to Scotland. Allocate to William de Sancta Ermina, keeper of the manor of Havering, in the farm thereof, 10 marks delivered to Wibert de Kancia, king's clerk, for two horses bought of him and given to William in lieu of his horses lost when last with the king in Gascony, and 15 marks for a horse taken from William and given to Adam de Gesemuth in lieu of one lost in the king's service there. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to amend the urgent (necessarios) defects in the Tower of London which need repair by view of Master John de Glouc', king's mason, and Master Alexander, king's carpenter. To the sheriff of Nottingham and Derby. Contrabreve to buy 28 fothers of lead out of the issues of his counties, and carry 20 to Westminster, and 8 to Wodestok for the king's works. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to let Master Thomas de Weseham the king's surgeon have 10 marks of the king's gift out of the farm of the county of London (sic) without delay. To the same. Contrabreve to let Henry le Tyeys (Theutonico), fitter (attilliatori) of the king's crossbows at the Tower, have 60s. out of the same farm to buy fish-glue to repair the crossbows. Nov. 5. Liberate to John de Kanc', the pope's messenger, 1000 marks, Westminster. the annual tribute for the 42nd year. By K. To the sheriff of Norfolk. Contrabreve to let Sarah the anchoress of Hegham have 209. of the king's gift for her maintenance out of the farm of the county or some other source. Liberate to Bernard Nicholas, merchant, 7 marks for a cloth of black samite taken from him long ago by Edward de Westm', king's clerk, and 100s. for two baudekins and three backed cloths of Genoese fabric (pannis de Genuen' afforc') lately taken from him by Philip Luvell, treasurer, to make the king's oblations. To Godfrey de Liston. Contrabreve to let William de Westm', king's chaplain of Kyneton, who receives 50s. yearly, have his

Page  407 42 HENRY III. 407 1257. Membrane 5-cont. wages out of the issues of the manor of Kyneton from Easter in the 41st year till Michaelmas following. To the sheriff of Hants. Contrabreve, as he loves the king and his honour and himself and all his possessions, to carry all the king's wines that are in Winchester castle to Westminster with speed for delivery to the keepers of the king's cellars (celerariorum) there, not failing hereof as he wishes to avoid his indemnity (sic), seeing that the king intends, God willing, to celebrate the coming feasts of Christmas and Edward at Westminster, and also on account of important business must spend a longer (duciorem) time there than he thought. Nov. 7. Liberate to Amauvin de Varreys 50 marks for Michaelmas term in the 41st year of his yearly fee of 50 marks. Allocate to Hugh de Acavere, formerly sheriff of Salop and Stafford, in the issues of those counties, 2 marks spent on the carriage of the king's pavilions from Thamwrth to Chester last year. Liberate to Arnold de Rabyn, messenger of William de Taliva, 100s. of the king's gift for his expenses homewards. Liberate to William de Munrevell 30 marks of the king's gift for his maintenance, of the old [marks] of the Exchequer of the king's Jewry. Allocate to Walter de Rudham and Martin de Campo Florido, keepers of the bishopric of Carlisle, in the issues thereof, 1001. delivered by Walter in the wardrobe at Westminster to Peter de Ryvallis, keeper, on Tuesday, the feast of St. Leonard. Liberate to Guy de Rupe Forti 201. on the yearly fee granted to him, in lieu of a like sum withdrawn therefrom on account of the wardship of the land and heirs of Gunnora de la Mare, which the king granted to him and which he has restored to the heirs, who are of full age. To the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset. Contrabreve to let Nicholas Red and his colleagues, viewers of the taking of the king's marble at Purbic, have 35z. without delay out of the issues of his bailiwick to pay for marble taken there for the king's works at Westminster, paying by instalments as quickly as possible if he cannot pay one sum at once. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve to receive 100 does which the king has ordered William Lovel and Henry de

Page  408 408 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 5-cont. Caundure his huntsmen to take where they think best in the forests of the county and deliver, and to salt the venison well and carry it to Westminster against Christmas for delivery to the keepers of the larder. To the sheriff of Cambridge and Huntingdon. Contrabreve to let Henry the Poitevin have 101. without delay and without fail for Michaelmas term in the 41st year of his yearly fee of 201. out of the farm of the said counties or some other source. To the constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to admit Richard and William de Candovere the king's huntsmen, whom he is sending to take 20 wild boars and 60 sows in the forest of Dene, to bestow his counsel and aid therein when required, to salt the boars and sows well, to pickle (succidiri) the heads of the boars and prepare them well, and to carry the whole to Westminster against Christmas for delivery to the keepers of the larder, in no wise failing hereof. Nov. 7. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to receive 50 does which Westminster. Hugh the Frenchman, king's serjeant, has been ordered to take in the forest of Bruhill and deliver, and to salt the venison well and carry it to Westminster as above. Nov. 7. Mandate to the keeper of the forest to admit Hugh therefor. Westminster. Nov. 8. Liberate to William Franc 10 marks in part payment of the Windsor. king's debts to him. MEMBRANE 4. Nov. 9. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to finish the queen's Windsor. chapel at Havering with the needful repairs before the king's arrival by the counsel of Master Alexander the king's carpenter, whom he is sending thither, as the king intends to come to Havering by God's grace at the approaching feast of St. Andrew for a residence of some time. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to let the king's nephew Hugh de Lezinan, son of the count of Marche, have 250 marks out of the issues of the current forest eyre, of the yearly fee due to him for the 41st year. The letter patent for this fee is enrolled on the Patent Roll for Gascony of the 38th year (Rl6es Gascons, I, No. 3897). To the bailiffs of Aundover. Contrabreve to let A. elect of Winchester the king's brother have 50 marks without delay out of the farm of Aundovere in lieu of a like sum which he lent at the

Page  409 42 HENRY III. 409 1257. Membrane 4-cont. king's request to the king's sister Margaret viscountess of Thouars on the arrears of the fee due to her, as the sheriff of Hants was commanded to pay it out of the issues of the manor of Aulton for the 41st year, but returned the writ without doing so. Liberate to W. de Valencia the king's brother 411. 18s. ld. for which a tally was made out to him of the arrears of his fee for Easter term last, this sum not having been allowed him as commanded by a former writ. Liberate without delay to John de Norhampton, citizen of London, 2871. 28. 2d. for furs taken from him by the hands of Roger le Taylur (Cissoris) and Hugh de Turri, takers for the wardrobe in the 41st year, when Artald de Sancto Romano was keeper. To Stephen Fromund, bailiff of Merleberg. Contrabreve to carry all the wines which are in the king's cellars at Merleberg, which the keepers thereof will deliver, to Wyndesores with all speed to place in the king's cellars there, not failing hereof as he loves himself and all his possessions, seeing that the king has to make a longer stay than he thought in the parts of London and Wyndesores on account'of difficult business. Liberate to Huel son of Maddok 30 marks of the king's gift to maintain himself in the king's service till Whitsuntide next. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to pay out of their farm for wines which the king has enjoined Philip Luvel the treasurer to buy in London, to the amount of 200 marks. To the same. Contrabreve to receive 10 tuns of wine which Matthew Bukerel the king's chamberlain of London will take for the queen in London, and will deliver, and to carry them to Wyndesores. To Henry de Farel. Contrabreve to let the king's five chaplains of Wyndesores, each of whom receives 50s. yearly, have their wages out of the issues of his bailiwick from Michaelmas in the 41st year till Easter following, being 25s. each. To John Pelard. Contrabreve to deliver 131. 78., which he received from the pannage of the king's park at Wyndesores, to the keeper of the king's works at Wyndesores for those works. Nov. l. To the sheriff of Somerset. Contrabreve to receive 6 hinds and all the does which the king ordered William le Chanu, yeoman of Robert Walerand the king's steward, to take in the forest of

Page  410 410 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 4-cont. Munedep, and to salt them and carry them to Westminster against Christmas for delivery to the keepers of the larder. To Henry de Farel, bailiff of Kocham and Braye. Contrabreve to let the keepers of the king's works at Wyndesores have 50 marks without delay out of the first issues of his bailiwick to finish the queen's chamber begun there and other works. Liberate to Nicholas de Turri 201. for Michaelmas term in the 41st year of the 401. granted to him yearly. Nov. 23. Allocate to Richard de Ewell and William Essewy, late sheriffs Guildford. of London, in their farm of the city, 36s. spent on a boatload of brushwood which they let Henry brother of the king of Castile have last year of the king's gift. Allocate in like manner 7- marks spent in purchase of two horses delivered to the friars preachers setting out on the king's errand to the parts of Wales. Nov. 25. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to let Reynold de Drumar' Guildford. have 100s. out of the issues of the county for Michaelmas term in the 41st year of the yearly fee of 101. which he receives at the Exchequer. To the sheriff of Surrey. Contrabreve to make a door with a fireplace at Guldeford as the king has enjoined on Master John his mason, a saucery and larder under one roof, and a building to store brushwood; to pave the king's and queen's chapels and chambers; to make a building for a stable (stabliam) between the hall and the kitchen; to block the outer and inner doorways of the chamber under the gallery (oriolo) and make a doorway to enter it under the gallery from the wardrobe; to make a small building for warming the queen's food, a penthouse from the chamber of Edward the king's son to the kitchen, and another from the chaplains' chamber to the kitchens; and to repair and amend all the other buildings, as well those of the almoner as others, by view and testimony, as the king has more fully enjoined on the said Master John. Nov. 26. To the sheriff of Essex. Contrabreve to receive 20 does which Guildford. the king has ordered John le Naper his huntsman to take in the forest of Essex against Christmas and deliver, and to salt them and carry them to Westminster for delivery to the keepers of the larder. To the sheriff of Surrey. Contrabreve to let Geoffrey de Braytof and Richard Testard have 20 marks without delay out of the farm

Page  411 42 HENRY III. 411 1257. Membrane 4-cont. of his county or some other source in part payment of the money due for their losses by the mills which the king ordered to be set up at Guildford to the damage of their mills in the town, as is said; the money to be delivered by view and testimony of the carpenters themselves, to move the king's mills to the sites of the former mills of the town. To the same. Contrabreve to make a kitchen worth 60s. in the castle of Gildeford, and to have the defects of the castle gaol viewed by good and lawful men, and repaired without delay where absolutely necessary; the cost to be credited by view and testimony of good and lawful men, together with the 60s. for the kitchen. The keeper of the park of Gildeford is commanded to let him have timber for both purposes. Dec. 1. Liberate to Roger de Mortuo Mari at the next Hilary Exchequer Westminster. 100 marks still due of the 200 marks granted to him of the king's gift to maintain the war in Wales. Liberate to William de Blauncpom[eray], Herlewin le Normaund, and Richard de Aubervill, king's serjeants dwelling in garrison in the castle of Wyndesores, 150s. imprest on their wages down to Michaelmas next. Liberate to Emeric de Raceys 10 marks for Michaelmas term, in the 41st year of his yearly fee of 10 marks. Cancelled quia aliter inferius. Allocate to Nicholas de Hanrade, sheriff of Oxford and Berks, in the issues of those counties, 10 marks delivered in the wardrobe to Artald de Sancto Romano, formerly keeper, on the Tuesday after Michaelmas, as testified by Peter de Winton, clerk of the wardrobe. Dec. 4. Liberate to the keepers of the king's works at Westminster Westminster. 300 marks to pay the arrears thereof and to carry them on. To the sheriff of Somerset. Contrabreve to let Alexander de Monte Forti, justice itinerant of the forest, have 101. for Michaelmas term in the 41st year out of the issues of the forest eyre in the county, of the 201. granted to him yearly so long as he continued in that office. Dec. 7. Allocate to William le Latimer, sheriff of York, in the issues of Westminster. Roger de Thork[ilby] and his fellows, justices last itinerant in the county, 1201. delivered in the wardrobe at Westminster to Peter de Rivallis, keeper, on Friday, the morrow of St. Nicholas,

Page  412 412 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 4-cont. Dec. 7. Liberate to Master Roger de Cantuaria, king's clerk, 10 marks for Westminster. Michaelmas term in the 41st year (as on p. 378). Dec. 6. To the sheriff of Oxford. Contrabreve to let the keepers of the Westminster. king's works at Wudestok have 201. to finish those works out of the issues of the county or some other source, not failing hereof as he loves himself and all his possessions. Dec. 6. To Robert Walerand or John his brother. Contrabreve to Westminster. buy two gold buckles worth 8-marks each without delay out of the issues of the bishopric of Ely and the abbey of St. Edmund, whereof Robert is keeper, and offer one at the feretory of St. Audrey in the church of Ely and the other at the feretory of St. Edmund in his church, both of the king's gift, and fasten them up there. Dec. 6. To the same Robert. Contrabreve to repair and amend where Westminster. absolutely necessary the chamber at Ely called the queen's chamber, the cost to be credited by view and testimony of lawful men. To Henry de Farleye, keeper of the manors of Cokham and Braye. Contrabreve to let Henry, fitter (attilliatori) of the king's crossbows at Windlesores, who receives 5d. daily for his maintenance, have his wages from Michaelmas in the 41st year till Easter following out of the issues of his bailiwick. Dec. 5. To the bailiffs of Gloucester. Contrabreve to let the wife of Westminster. Matthew Bezill have a tun of wine of the king's gift without delay out of the farm of their town. Dec. 5. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to let Isabel de Gorges, Westminster. who used to dwell in the queen's chamber at Windlesores, have 1008. of the king's gift for Michaelmas term in the 41st year, and the like at the same term yearly in future for her maintenance so long as he is sheriff. Dec. 7. To the constable of the castle of Dover, and the sheriff of Kent. Westminster. Contrabreve to let Simon Passelewe, king's clerk, whom the king is sending on his errand beyond seas, have prompt transport without delay at the port of Dover, and to pay therefor. Liberate to Hugh de Penna, clerk of the queen's wardrobe, 1601. for the expenses of her household. Liberate to Hugh de Grandy Monte 201. for Michaelmas term in the 41st year of his yearly fee of 201.

Page  413 42 HENRY II1. 413 1257. MEMBRANE 3. Dec. 8. To Henry de Farleg', keeper of the manors of Cokham and Westminster. Braye. Contrabreve to let the chaplain of the king's park of Windlesores have 25s. out of the issues of those manors for Michaelmas term in the 41st year for his wages till Easter following, and 508. yearly henceforward so long as he [Henry] is keeper of the manors. Dec. 11. Liberate to Nicholas the clerk, nephew of Master Nicholas the Westminster. Pope's chamberlain, 20 marks for the same term granted to him yearly of the 40 marks which the said Master Nicholas used to receive at the Exchequer. Liberate to Homodeus, clerk of Ottobonus the Pope's cardinal, 10 marks of the king's gift for his expenses. Cancelled quia redditum fuit breve. Allocate to Hugh Passelewe, in his debts to the king, 261. 13s. 4d. spent in repairs of the king's buildings and quay at Suthampton when he was the king's bailiff there, as testified in the Exchequer by Thomas le Blund and Thomas de Puteo, viewers of the said works. Liberate to Ralph de Casingham, son and heir of William de Casingham, 1008. for Easter term and 1008. for Michaelmas term in the 41st year of the 101. yearly granted to William and his heirs for his praiseworthy service to the king in former times. Dec. 11. Liberate to Stephen Hurtyn of Dover 10 marks for Michaelmas Westminster. term in the 41st year of the 10 marks yearly granted to him for life. Nov. 16. To the sheriff of Surrey and Sussex. Contrabreve to buy 100 Guildford. carcasses of bacon in his bailiwick by view and testimony of John de Gatesden. Dec. 14. Liberate to Peter de Chaunteny and Aymo and Guy his sons Westminster. 120 (sic) marks due to them for Easter terms in the 40th and 41st years of their yearly fees. Peter receives 40 marks yearly at Easter and each of his sons 25 marks. Liberate to Girard Belet 100s. for Easter term in the 41st year of his yearly fee of 1008. Dec. 12. To the sheriff of Devon. Contrabreve to buy 1000 congers and Westminster. 10,000 hake in his bailiwick without delay and carry them to Bristol by 3 weeks from Easter to send to Chester against the king's arrival.

Page  414 414 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 3-cont. To the sheriff of Warwick and Leicester. Contrabreve to buy 100 quarters of wheat and 200 quarters of oats in his bailiwick without delay and carry them to Chester by 3 weeks from Easter against the king's arrival. Dec. 14. Liberate to Elerius, abbot of Persor', 301. 7s. 3id. to distribute Westminster. among the king's workmen at Gillingham, for arrears of their wages while the said abbot had the keeping of the manor and the works there. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to let John the chaplain the king's almoner have 150 pairs of shoes for the poor (as on pp. 344-5). To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to pay out of the farm of their town for 24 tuns of wine of the king's lawful prisage which the keeper thereof at Suhthampton will deliver, and carry 12 tuns to Clarendun and 12 to Merleberg and place them safely in the king's cellars there. Dec. 12. To the sheriff of Northampton. Contrabreve (as to the sheriff Westminster. of Warwick in the fourth entry above). The like to the sheriff of Nottingham for 150 quarters of wheat and 150 quarters of oats, to the sheriff of Cumberland for 500 salmon, and to the sheriff of Northumberland for 500 salmon. Dec. 12. To the sheriff of Wilts. Contrabreve to buy 150 quarters of Westminster. wheat and 200 quarters of oats in his bailiwick without delay against the king's arrival at Chester, and carry them to Bristol by 3 weeks from Easter at the latest. Dec. 13. To the sheriff of Sussex. The like for 500 carcasses of bacon. Westminster. The like to the sheriff of Gloucester for 200 quarters of wheat, and to the sheriff of Somerset for 100 quarters of wheat and 200 quarters of oats. Dec. 16. Liberate to Peter de Ryvallis 60 marks to pay the expenses of the Westminster. household. Dec. 15. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to carry 30 tuns of Westminster. wine to Winchester with all speed, 2 to Wherewell, 30 to Clarendon, 6 to Lutegareshale, 20 to Marleberg, 2 to Sandeford, 8 to Oxford, 2 to Abbendon, 30 to Wodestok, 4 to Bruhill, 2 to Chauton, 12 to Gildeford, 10 to Rading, and 2 to Shireburn out of 160 to be taken at Suthampton or Portesmuth and delivered to them by Peter de Gisors, taker of the king's wines, and to place them safely in the cellars there.

Page  415 42 HENRY III. 416 1257. Membrane 3-cont. Allocate to the men of Sylveston, in the farm of their town, 4s. spent in taking 20 pike in the king's stew of Sylverston and in salting (saliandis) them and carrying them to London, against the feast of St. Edward in the 40th year. Dec. 15. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to let Alan le Usser have Westminster. 251. out of the issues of the county for Michaelmas term in the 41st year of his yearly fee of 501. Further in lieu of the said fee the king committed to him the manor and castle of Bolesovre to keep, as appears on the Fine Roll. Dec. 18. Allocate to Robert Walerand, constable of St. Briavels, in the Westminster. issues of his bailiwick, 25 marks delivered to John Malemort, maker of the king's quarrels there, from Michaelmas in the 39th year till Michaelmas following for 25,000 quarrels which he made in that year as he undertook before the king. Allocate to Adam de Greynvyle, in the issues of the sale of the king's woods, 401. delivered in the wardrobe at Westminster to Peter de Rivallis, keeper, on the Sunday after St. Lucy. To Robert Walerand, constable of St. Briavels. Contrabreve to take good surety from John Malemort, who makes quarrels there, to make 50,000 quarrels a year during the war in Wales, as he has already undertaken before the king to do; to pay him 50 marks a year from this Christmas so long as he is constable and John makes the quarrels, and to receive them and keep them safely till further orders; seeing that on account of the war the king is in extreme need of quarrels to equip divers places in Wales, and desires that the making thereof at St. Briavels should not cease. Dec. 19. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to purvey a thousand of Westminster. wax in the city with speed, and bring it into the wardrobe by Thursday, the vigil of St. Thomas the apostle, for delivery to Andrew Poygnant, keeper of the chandlery, against Christmas. To the same. Contrabreve to carry 150 tuns of wine to Westminster, 10 to Merton, 10 to Keninton, and 30 to Windlesores, out of 200 to be taken and delivered by Thomas Esperun and Matthew Bukerel, the king's chamberlains of London, and to place them safely in the king's cellars there. * To Peter de Rivallis. Contrabreve to let the wife of Imbert Pugeys have a complete dress of the king's gift, that is a tunic, super-tunic, and cloak furred with byse. * CarnceUed quia in rotulo clausarum.

Page  416 416 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1257. Membrane 3-cont. * To the same. Contrabreve to let David de Lindes' and Alan le Usser (ostiario) have complete suits, that is, a tunic, supertunic, and cloak with (entry unfinished). Dec. 21. Allocate to Hugh le Bigod, in the farm of the manor of Pikering, Westminster. granted to him for a term, 401. for his expenses in going to the king of France on the king's errand. Cancelled quia aliter inferius. Liberate to Bernard Nicholai 5 marks for two gold-wrought cloths taken from him by P. Lovel the treasurer and lately offered by the king at the feretory of St. Edward; to Edward de Westm' 36 gold obols (ob' musce) lately offered by the king for his chevage at the same feretory; to John the king's farrier (mascallo nostro) 111. Os. 2d. for 4 horses bought and delivered to 4 friars preachers and friars minors going on the king's errand beyond seas, 69s. 7id. expenses of the horses and of grooms keeping them for 35 days, and 66s. 9d. for harness for the friars; to Elenard de Seningham 20 marks of the arrears of his fee; and to Elenard's messenger 2 marks of the king's gift for his expenses. Dec. 23. Allocate to William de Glouc', keeper of the exchange, in the Westminster. issues thereof, 100 marks delivered in the wardrobe to Peter de Rivallis, keeper, on the Sunday before Christmas. Liberate to Nicholas de Leuns, James Pedargent, Baldwin de Roberg', Michael Clincard, and their partners, merchants of Doway, 2271. 188. 4d. for cloth taken from them for the king in St. Ives' fair in the 40th year, 541. 8s. 8d. for the like in the 41st year, and 1151. 2s. 8d. for cloth taken from them in Boston fair in the 40th year, all by Roger le Taylur and Hugh de Turri, then takers for the wardrobe, as testified by Hugh. Dec. 28. Liberate to Master Gilbert de Millers, king's clerk, 25 marks for Westminster. Easter term in the 41st year and 25 marks for Michaelmas term following of his yearly fee of 50 marks. Allocate to William de Englefeud, in his debts at the Exchequer, 20 marks for Michaelmas term in the 41st year of the 40 marks granted to him yearly to maintain himself in eyre in the office of justice. Dec. 23. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to let W. bishop of WorWestminster. cester and brother Adam de Marisco, whom the king is sending on his errand beyond seas, have prompt transport at the port of Dover, the sheriff paying. * Canceled quia in rotulo olausarum.

Page  417 42 HENRY III. 417 1257. MEMBRANE 2. Dec. 28. Liberate to Master Gilbert de Millers, king's clerk, 50 marks on Westminster. the arrears of his yearly fee of 50 marks. Allocate to Robert Walerand, keeper of the bishopric of Ely, in the issues thereof, 50 marks for his expenses on the king's errand to the parts of France, whither the king lately sent him. Dec. 30. Allocate to Adam de Greyvyle, in the issues of the sale of Westminster. forest, 341. 14s. 3d. delivered in the wardrobe to P. de Rivallis, keeper, on Monday, the vigil of the Circumcision (sic), in the 42nd year. To Henry de Ferleg', keeper of the manor of Kenyton. Contrabreve to let William de Westm' the king's chaplain of Kenyton, who receives 50s. yearly, have his wages from Michaelmas in the 41st year to Easter following out of the issues of the manor. To the sheriff of Dorset. Contrabreve to repair the bridges of the castle of Corf, and to roof and repair the buildings of the castle, where absolutely necessary, the cost to be credited by view. To the sheriff of Lincoln. Contrabreve to let Peter de Percy have 60 marks out of the issues of the county or some other source for his expenses in the office of the king's justice (justic[ia]*rie nostre) in the 41st year. 1258. Jan. 1. To the bailiffs of Bristol. Contrabreve to let Edward the king's Merton. son have 200 marks of the king's gift out of the arrears of the farm of their town, setting aside all delay and excuse, as the king understands from the barons of the Exchequer that they and the township are indebted to the king in 7001. and more of such arrears for the time when the town was in the king's hand. To the sheriff of Hereford. Contrabreve to levy 300 marks from the goods of John le Bretun, who will be credited therewith at the Exchequer, and to let Edward the king's son have it of the king's gift, as the king understands from the barons of the Exchequer that John is indebted to him in 7001. and more for the time when he was sheriff and one of the eyre in the county. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. Contrabreve to pay for a tun of prisage-wine which the abbot and convent of Beaulieu receive by the king's charter at Suthampton, to celebrate divine service, and which the keepers of the king's wines there will deliver. Mandate to the keepers accordingly. * The right-hand edge of the membrane is perished. 27-(22)

Page  418 418 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1258. Membrane 2-cont. Jan. 2. To the sheriff of York. Contrabreve to let Alan le Usser have Merton. 40 marks of the king's gift out of the issues of the county. Jan. 3. To the sheriff of Kent. Contrabreve to finish and equip without Merton. delay out of the issues of the county the two galleys and two barges which the king ordered to be made at Wynchelse by Roger de Cobeham, formerly sheriff. Jan. 9. Allocate to the bailiffs of Clyve, in the farm of the manor, (corrected 9s. 2d. spent in buying dough (pasto), pepper and salt for putting from 8.) 20 bream in paste and salting 9 pike taken in the king's stew of Merton. Clyve, in carriage thereof from Clyve to Westminster against the last feast of St. Edward, and in purchase of a barrel to carry them, as reckoned and testified by William de Grey and Imbert de (sic) Pugeys the king's stewards. Jan. 9. Allocate to the bailiffs of Brikestok, in the farm of the manor, Merton. 2s. 5d. spent in salt for salting 19 pickerel taken in the king's stew of Bristok, in carriage (portagio) thereof from Bristok to Westminster against the last feast of St. Edward, and in carriage (cariagio) of a barrel from Pippewell to Bristok to hold them, as reckoned etc. (as above). To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to buy a thousand of wax for the queen without delay out of the farm of the city, and to deliver it in her wardrobe to the keeper thereof. To the bailiffs of Suthampton. ~ Contrabreve to let Bartholomew Peche have a tun of wine without delay of the king's gift out of the farm of their town. Liberate to Lucy de Bray 100s. for Michaelmas term in the 41st year of the 101. yearly which she receives for her maintenance. Jan. 10. To the sheriff of Somerset and Dorset. Contrabreve to let Merton. Ralph de Gorges have 201. without delay out of the issues of those counties of the arrears of his fee, whereof he received nothing at the Exchequer by the writ of liberate which he had. Note that the writ of liberate for the last term of his fee is to be found above. Jan. 14. Liberate to Ernald de Rabyn, merchant of William de Taliva, Windsor. 2j marks of the king's gift for his expenses. Liberate to the king's brother William de Valencia 1001. which he lent to pay Robert son of Nicholas for the manor of Dunham, which he demised and quitclaimed to the king to the use of

Page  419 42 HENRY III. 419 1258. Membrane 2-cont. William, to whom the king has granted it in fee, deducting from his fee 501. yearly, at which sum the manor was extended. Jan. 13. Liberate without any delay and without fail to Gerard de Bosco, Windsor. merchant of Bordeaux, 70 marks for 20 tuns of wine lately taken by William the queen's butler and carried to her at Wyndlesores. To Hugh le Despenser, farmer of the manor of Harestan. Contrabreve to repair without delay where absolutely necessary out of the farm of the manor the buildings of the castle of Harestan, which is in his keeping, the cost to be credited by view and testimony of lawful men. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to let William Taillard, sacrist of Westminster, have a hundredweight (unum centum) of wax without delay of the king's gift out of the farm of the city. Liberate without delay and without fail to Edward the king's son, 300 marks of the 500 marks granted to him of the king's gift to maintain his war in Wales. To the sheriffs of London. Contrabreve to carry 10 tuns of wine to Merton, 30 to Windsor, 6 to St. Albans, 4 to Waltham, and the other 100 to Westminster, out of 150 to be taken and delivered to them by Thomas Esporun and Matthew Bukerel the king's chamberlains of London, and to place them safely in the king's cellars there. Jan. 16. To William de Riston, bailiff of Wodestok. Contrabreve to Windsor. spend up to 1008. out of the issues of the manor in repairing the king's buildings at Wodestok and the chancery buildings at Hensinton by view and testimony of Master John de Glouc' the king's mason. To Henry de Farleye, keeper of the forest of Wyndesores. Contrabreve to let the keepers of the king's works at Westminster have 6 boatloads of brushwood from old leafless trunks in the forest, and to carry them by the water of Thames to Westminster for delivery to the said keepers to make a limekiln for their works. Liberate to Deutautus Guillelmi 1971. for 78 tuns of purchased wine and 2 tuns of wine of lawful prisage, to Philip the tailor 461. 13s. 4d. for 20 tuns of purchased wine, to William the tailor 461. 13s. 4d. for the like, to William de Senun* (?) and Gocelin, treasurer * of Master Rostand, 941. 6s. 8d. for 40 tuns purchased * Membrane damaged.

Page  420 420 CALENDAR OF LIBERATE ROLLS. 1258. Membrane 2-cont. and 1 tun of wine of lawful prisage, to Gerard de Bosco 271. for 13 tuns purchased and 1 tun of wine of lawful prisage, to Garsias Arnaldi 501. for 21 tuns purchased and 1 tun of lawful prisage, and to John de Sancto Arardo 531. 16s. for 24 tuns purchased and 1 tun of lawful prisage; all taken by the hands of Matthew Bukerel, king's chamberlain of London, in this year. Liberate to Deodatus, merchant of Florence, 261. for robes, ornaments (phaleris) and other harness bought by his hand in divers parcels for Edmund the king's son at the time of the king's last passage to Gascony. Jan. 17. Liberate without delay to Peter de Rivallis, keeper of the Windsor. wardrobe, 300 marks to pay the expenses of the household. Jan. 18. Liberate without delay to Emma, late the wife of Gilbert de Windsor. Rading, who all his days gave praiseworthy service to King John of good memory and the present king, 50s. of the king's gift to maintain herself and her children. Liberate without delay to Nicholas de Molis, constable of