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

BLAdd.Roll39666B (AD1543[1])

RAMSEY. ESTREAT OF THE VIEW OF FRANKPLEDGE WITH COURT OF SIR RICHARD WILLIAMS HELD THERE ON THE FIRST DAY OF OCTOBER, IN THE THIRTY-FIFTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING HENRY VIII [1]

1

[?6 s.] [2] from the lord's Bailiff as common fine.

2

2 d. each from Henry Sheerman, Thomas Colles, John Inges, Thomas Messe, Robert Cretyng, Michael Taylor, Thomas Ensworth, Joan Hasson, John Drurye, Oliver Silcocke, John Forthe, Hugh Drury, John Hennes, Henry Corbytt and George Can as customary fine to the lord for permission to keep shops in Ramsey for selling their merchandise.

3

1 d. each from Martin Nelson, Henry Tyler, William Androwe, Richard Beres, William Crokford and Thomas Pulter, retailers of ale, for not keeping the assize.

4

2 d. each from Agnes Dawby, widow, John Thressher, George [3] Everingham, William Burton and Thomas Bette, common bakers of human bread, for selling bread contrary to the assize.

5

2 d. each from Thomas Messe, Robert Nelson, Agnes Dawby, George Everyngham, William Burton, Martin Oldmedowe, John Thressher, Robert Borowe, Thomas Browne and George Can, brewers, for selling ale against the assize.

6

12 d. from Thomas Heywarde for trespass against the lord's official called the Hayward by recusing a distress.

7

12 d. from Henry Tyler for assaulting John Halling, against the King's peace.

8

12 d. from Thomas Taylor for violating the ordinance by allowing six pigs to go about unringed.

9

2 d. from Beatrice for allowing her pigs to go about unringed, in violation of the ordinance.

10

2 d. from Hugh Drury for the same.

11

3 d. each from William Whitwell, Margaret Metcalfe, Joan Campion, Thomas Telforthe and John Forest, owing suit to court, for failing to appear when exacted.

12

3 d. each from William Newell, William Watson, John Palmer, William Woode, Humphrey Ward, Richard Dixy, and Robert Tyler, owing suit to the King's court, for failing to appear when exacted.

13

Total: 17 s. 10 d.

Notes

1. 1 October, 1543.

2. Torn away.

3. Deleted: Hugo.