RAMSEY. VIEW OF FRANKPLEDGE HELD THERE ON THURSDAY IN PENTECOST WEEK, IN THE FOURTEENTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING RICHARD II AND THE THIRTEENTH YEAR OF THE LORD ABBOT EDMUND. 
[INQUEST/JURORS:] John Berford, John Ravelee, William Colin, Thomas de Coquina, Thomas atte Cros, William Claxton, William Barbor, Henry Berford, Robert Lache, Thomas Picard, Robert Sewer, Thomas Taillor.
CAPITAGE: 6 s. 8 d. from the whole homage as common fine.
6 d. from the original pledges of Hugh Foukesson of Yaxley for not having him to answer to John Goldsmyht (who did not prosecute) in a plea of debt. Order that he be put to better pledges before the next court.
[PRESENTMENTS BY THE ALE-TASTERS]
6 d. from Agnes Putifer, 3 d. from Isabelle Pardoner, 6 d. from Agnes Tilre, 12 d. from Agnes Maddyngle, 12 d. from Ellen, wife of the clerk of the Prior, 12 d. from Alice Dodesthorp, 2 s. from Denise Draper, 18 d. from Emma Barbor, 12 d. from Emma Berforde,18 d. from Alice Gervis, 12 d. from Matillis Brouse, 2 s. from Orframya Wrighte, 2 s. from Christina Robin, 2 s. from Joan Cook,12 d. from Joan Frost, 2 s. from Maria Bodeseye, 6 d. from Alice Whitebreed, 2 s. from Alice Osegood, 18 d. from Margaret Waker,12 d. from Joan Oxeborgh, 30 s. from Ellen Schepherd, and 2 s. from Katherine Lilleford for brewing and selling ale contrary to the assize [of ale.]
3 d. from Agnes Maddyngle, 6 d. from Alice Gerveys, 12 d. from Orframya Wrighte, 12 d. from Maria Bodeseye, 6 d. from Alice Osegod, and 2 s. from Robert Lilford for selling ale before the tasting.
3 d. from Orframya Wrighte, 3 d. from Maria Bodeseye, 6 d. from Alice Osegod, and 6 d. from Robert Lilleford for refusing to justify themselves by the ale-tasting. 
Note that all the brewers sell ale by the cup and not be sealed measures.
[Amercement unrecorded] from William Colyn and Walter Chircheward, ale-tasters, for not performing their office.
[PRESENTMENTS BY THE JURORS]
4 d. each from Thomas Howden, William Pegil, Simon Abbot, Richard Bere and John Heymes, butchers, for charging too much in their trade.
6 d. from Robert Cobeler for charging too much in selling diverse foods, and 6 d. for persuading and threatening a certain Peter Waker, in Lent of 13 Richard II,  to sell five herrings for 1d. when the said Peter wishes to sell six for 1 d., to the greatest oppression of the people.
4 d. from Reginald Tyler and 2 d. from John Cook for charging too much in selling horse bread.
6 d. from Simon Abbot for having two horrible dogs,  on account of which his neighbors do not dare go out of their own houses, either by day or night, to conduct their business.
12 d. from Henry Coupere for illicitly having one pig that devours many goslings of his neighbors, despite the fact that he has often been warned about this.
12 d. each from William Coupere, Robert Dekne and John Merch for digging peat this year in the marsh of Ramsey, where they do not have common.
12 d. from John London, 18 d. from William Thatcher, 12 d. from William North, 2 s. from John Leighton of Hepmangrove, 40 d. from John Lincoln, 6 d. from Thomas Carlton, 40 d. from John Wellis, 2s. from John Egelyne, 12 d. from Thomas Horncastell, and 12 d. from Roger Palfreyman for agreeing among themselves, at their own instigation, against the law and custom of the realm, that none of them would take less than 4 d. for digging a millenaria of peat, when the proper wage is (2 1/2d.) 
[Amercement unrecorded] from John Egelyne for narrowing a certain common road leading into the marsh and for charging diverse men of the vill of Ramsey 2 d. per day for meals for digging peat, this year, against the Statute. 
8 d. from John Lincoln and 3 d. from John Egelyne  for taking many crofts to their own use, to the oppression and damage of the whole community.
[No amercement recorded] from John Laborer, tenant of Richard Heryng and living in the Wyght  for uprooting [gavell'] in two places in the marsh.
3 d. each from William Pudifer and Roger Palfreyman for obstructing the common bank at Mugg Ditch  with their dung heaps.
3 d. each from John Wellis and Roger Worlshale for the same there.
3 d. each from William Barbor, John Draper and Ralph Skynnere for putting ashes and dung in the common lade.
12 d. from Walter Glovere for putting rotted leather in the common lade, to nuisance.
3 d. each from John Heymes, William Pegil, Simon Abbot, (and Thomas Howden) for putting rotting entrails in the common lade, to nuisance.
3 d. each from John Palfreyman, Peter Vinyur, Richard Feror, Andrew Spen[delove],  Thomas [?othe Kichen], [...]  atte Feld, John Gavelok,  Thomas Bere, Robert[Deken],  [...],  Cecilia Taillor, John Milton, Little John Taillor, Robert Cobeler, John Milnere of [...],  and[...]  for putting dung heaps [?in the common lade],  to nuisance.
6 d. from Henry, son of Henry atte Feld for drawing blood from Simon Hunt. Pledge: his father.
6 d. from Reginald Tyler for the same from John Willymot. Pledge: John Cok.
[No amercement] from John Egelyne for the same from John Mice. Pledge: the Constable. 
6 d. from Robert Sewer for the same from John Glatton. Pledge: Henry Berford.
6 d. from John [...],  cleric, for the same from William Laurencesman. Pledge: William Colyn.
3 d. from Stephen Howden for a hue and cry justly raised on him by Olive Glatton. Pledge: the Constable.
6 d. from John Gritford and 3 d.  from Andrew Pykeler for putting carcasses in the common lade, to nuisance.
3 d. from John Tye of Hepmangrove for not cleaning his gutter behind his croft. Order to correct.
3 d. from Henry Thatcher for not cleaning his gutter next to his dwelling. Order to correct.3 d. from Martin Merch for not cleaning his gutter at the end of the vill next to the road leading [?to his tenement.] Order to correct.
3 d. from John Grene for not cleaning his gutter at Boners Lane.  Order to correct.
[No amercement] from the Almoner for not repairing a certain bridge at Boners Lane.  Order to correct.
3 d. from John Randolf for not cleaning the gutter opposite the tenement he holds from the Cellarer.
3 d. from Richard Bere for not cleaning the gutter there.
3 d. from John Austyn for the same at the end of his croft.
3 d. from John Gritford for the same in New Field  opposite the tenement of Emma Milnere.
3 d. from Robert Outy for the same opposite his tenement.
3 d. from Emma Milnere for the same opposite her tenement.
3 d. from Nicholas Schenyngdon for the same at Mylleres Lane. 
3 d. from John Lincoln for the same there.
3 d. from Robert Outy for the same in Biggin Way. 
3 d. from John Weilden for the same opposite the tenement once belonging to Poules.
3 d. each from Thomas Caunvyll, Thomas Rideman, Thomas Picard, John Austyn and John London, owing suit to court, for default. No amercement from William Thatchere for the same, because he came afterwards.
3 d. each from Simon atte Cros Junior, John atte Cros Senior, Roger Worshale, Robert Andreu of Ripton, Simon Estchirche of Hamerton, William Bodeseye, Simon Abbot and Thomas Blench for default. 
6 d. from John Beverech for the same.
No amercement from John Barker for the same because he came afterwards.
3 d. from Richard Smyth of Weston for the same.
12 d. from Andrew Pykeler for erecting a certain bridge at the end of his garden, to nuisance.
3 d. from the original pledges of William Derby for not having him to answer to Nicholas Ladeler in a plea of debt. Order that he be put to better pledges before the next court.
3 d. from John Hunfrey for an unjust complaint of debt against John Barker.
3 d. from John Barker for detaining 12 d. from William Godale, which are ordered collected to William's use.
3 d. from the original pledges of Thomas Brer (the Second) for not having him to answer to Alice Smert in a plea of trespass. Order that he be put to better pledges before the next court.
[Amercement unrecorded] from Joan Brere for a licence of concord with John Waleis in a plea of debt.
1. 18 May, 1391.
2. Whole entry deleted.
3. 16 February-2 April, 1390.
4. MS: canes horribiles.
5. Superscript: iii d.
6. Statute 12 Richard II (Statutes of the Realm 2, p.55 et seq).
7. Insertion and deletion of: Johannes Wellis.
8. MS: le Wighte.
9. MS: Mokedych.
10. Deleted: Johannes Maddyngle.
11. MS: Newefeldholt.
15. Deleted: Johannes Baudewyn.
20. No location recorded.
21. Entry deleted.
23. Deleted: vi d.
25. MS: Bonereslane.
26. MS: Bonereslane.
27. MS: Newefeld.
28. MS: Milnereslane.
29. MS: Biggingweye.
30. Deleted: Johannes Lincoln.
31. MS: Secundus.