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

BLAdd.Roll34379R-F (AD1552[1])

RAMSEY. ESTREAT OF THE LEET WITH COURT HELD THERE ON 10 OCTOBER, IN THE SIXTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING EDWARD VI. [1]

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(6 s.) as common fine from the Bailiff at the last Michaelmas [2] for the whole year then ending.

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4 d. from Henry Hiller for assaulting Nicholas Philippe, against the King's peace.

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4 d. each from William Crispe and John Bossald for the same.

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20 d. from Christopher Thomas for assaulting and drawing blood from John Bateman, against the King's peace.

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6 d. from Thomas Filbie and 2 d. each from Christopher Thomas and John Inge, bakers, for selling bread contrary to the assize.

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2 d. each from William Crockforde, Richard Beres (dead), Martin Nelson (dead), Robert Boroughe, Thomas Tayler, Laurence Amore, Robert Bocher, John Harte, John Thressher (dead), Thomas Browne, Robert Nelson and William Cowper, victualers and brewers, for charging too much for victuals and for selling ale by illicit measures.

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2 d. each from Robert Creting, John Johnson and John Skoote (dead), butchers, for selling unhealthy meats and for charging too much.

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3 s. 4 d. from Thomas Eynesworthe for frequenting the house of Thomas Mane, against the decree made in the last court.

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5 s. from William Sandie for keeping sheep on the common beyond the limit allowed. (Amercement remitted by the lord.)

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20 d. from the same William for keeping cows and other cattle and pigs on the common in diverse places prohibited by the homage.

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8 d. from Robert Michell (dead) and 4 d. from Pavie [blank] (dead) for selling sedge outside the vill, against the decree.

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3 s. 4 d. from Robert Pikerd (Senior) of Wistow for cutting down trees called alders growing in the marsh of this vill.

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15 s. from Thomas Woodwarde Junior as fine for one fishpond, one house and one close which he has by surrender of John Wynder.

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[...] [3] from Richard Hilleri as fine for one pasture with appurtenances.

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[...] [4] from Katherine Looremore as fine for one messuage with adjacent garden.

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[...] [5] from Gilbert Smithe, gentleman, and Thomas Carnebie, owing suit to couert, for default.

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[...] [6] from the Bailiff for one stray mare, two years old and of black color.

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5 s. from Matthew Androwe for overburdoning the common with more animals than he should keep.

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Total: 59 s. 8 d., of which 6 s. are common fine, 17 s. 6 d. are fines for land, 10 s. 4 d. are for stray animals, and 25 s. 10 d. are amercements. Less 13 s. 4 d. as expenses of the Steward and tenants. Balance: 46 s. 4 d. Examined and concorded with the court roll by Tebalde.

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PTR N="7" TARGET="N3300"/> Ramsey: 23 s. 6 d; Upwood: 4 s; Bury with Hepmangrove: 29s. 4 d; Broughton: 3 s. 4 d. Total: #3 10 s. 2 d. Broughton: 4th and 5th years: 10 s. 8 d.

Notes

1. 10 October, 1552.

2. 29 September.

3. Torn away.

4. Torn away.

5. Torn away.

6. Torn away.

7. At bottom of membrane, in a different, more cursive hand.