Sheriffs' Court Roll, 1320
Membrane 7 (transcript pp.26-28)

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[m. 7] Philip le Chapeleyn, renter of John de la Chaumbre, was attached to answer Maude Russeles in a plea of trespass. The pl. complains that she rented from him a house in the par. of St. Mary Abcherche from Christmas, 13 Edward II [1319] to Christmas 14 Edward II [1320] for 10s. per annum, and that on Friday before Easter last past [28th March, 1320] the said Philip came with force and arms to the said house and seized blankets, sheets, robes and other goods to the value of 10m. The def. denies his guilt, and puts himself upon his country.
[p. 27] A jury of the venue of the par. of St Mary Abcherche is summoned. Afterwards it comes by Roger le Lung and the others on the panel and returns that the def. entered the house of the pl. before the expiration of her term and seized their goods to the value of 8d., to her damage 40d. It is adjudged that the pl. recover the said 8d. and damages against the def., who is ordered to be taken, etc .
William Fuatard of Leicestre was attached to answer John le Brus and Christina his wife in a plea of trespass. The pls. complain that on Tuesday after the feast of the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 14 Edward II [8th July, 1320], at le Heywharfe, London, the def. assaulted them with force and arms, beating and otherwise ill treating the said Christina. The pl. [sic.] comes and denies his guilt, and puts himself upon his country. A jury of the venue of le Heywharfe is summoned, and the def. is mainprised by Richard le Glasier and Geoffrey Trewelove.
jurata proxima A jury of Dowegate is summoned to recognize whether Edmund of Kersaultone, tailor, on Thursday after the feast of the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 14 Edward II [10th July 1320], at Dowegate assaulted William of Michford with force and arms, wounding him on the head. Afterwards the jury comes by Andrew of Tyndale and the others on the panel, and finds the def. guilty. Damages 6d. It is ordered that the def. be committed to prison until etc.
patria A jury of the venue of Castle Baynard is summoned to recognise whether William Smith, carter, of St. Albans on Wednesday after the feast of the Translation of St Thomas the Martyr, 14 Edward II [9th July, 1320], at Castle Baynard assaulted John of Eppinghethe, servant of Walter Gorst, with force and arms. The def. cannot find manucaptors and is committed to prison until etc. Afterwards the jury comes by William of Suttone and the others and finds the pl. [sic.] guilty. Damages 40d. It is ordered that the def. be committed to prison etc.
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Thomas of Redyngge waged his law v. Joce le Gentil that he does not owe him 4s. said to have been lent him on Monday after Christmas, 13 Edward II [31st December, 1319].
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misericordie
Robert le Chaundeler waged his law for himself and Alice his wife v. Hamo Le Barbier that the said Alice did not, on Monday after the feast of St. Barnabas the Apostle, 13 Edward II [16th June, 1320], purchase from the said Hamo of Queenhithe, four quarters of barley for 20s. to be paid within the quindene. Afterwards Robert successfully made his law, and was adjudged to be quit. Pl. in mercy.
[m 7d.] William of Aroundel, merchant, was summoned to answer Humphrey Staci, merchant, in a plea of account. The pl complains that on-
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-Tuesday the eve of the Assumption of the B.V.M, 12 Edward II [14th August, 1319], at Smethefelde, [William] received from him horses to the value of 100m. to sell to the common profit of the said Humphrey and William between the said eve of the Assumption and the feast of St. Martin next following [11th November], rendering account therefore; but that he afterwards refused, and still refuses to account. The def. denies that he received the said horses, and thereupon puts himself upon his country. Afterwards a jury of the venue of Smethefelde comes by Henry le Barber and others, and returns a verdict for the def. It is therefore adjudged that the pl. be in mercy, and the def. sine die.
lex ad quindenam William Godfrey waged his law v. Godfrey le Webbe, that he did not make satisfaction to him for 11s. 11d. being the price of beef and pork bought of him in London on divers occasions between the feast of the Purification of the B.V.M, 13 Edward II, and the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist next following [2nd Feb. 1320 - 24th June, 1320].
patria A jury of the venue of Cornehulle of the par. of St. Michael is summoned to recognize whether Richard le Heymongere, on Tuesday after the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 14 Edward II [30th June, 1321] at Cornehulle, assaulted Amice la Crengestere. The def. is mainprised by William the Baker, living beside Bishopsgate, and John le Fourbour, living beside St. Helens.
patria A jury of Holebourne is summoned to recognize whether John le Bollere and
Albreda his wife, or Sunday after the feast of the Nativity of St. John the
Baptist, 13 Edward II [29th June, 1320] assaulted and abused Ralph of Candeure, clerk. Manucaptors Henry le Callere and Henry atte Gate, 'tableter'.
A jury of the venue of Chepe is summoned to recognize whether Richard le Pynnere, jun., on Thursday before the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 13 Edward II [19th June, 1320], assaulted William le Northern at Chepe beside Soperslane, with force and arms.
misericordia Henry the Cook of Westminster was attached to answer Roger Trugge and Amice his wife in a plea of debt. The pls. complain that whereas on Sunday after the feast of the Apostles Peter and Paul, 11 Edward II [1st July 1318], the def. bought from them silk of divers colours and a chest, to the use of his daughter Margaret, promising to pay there for 111s. 8d at certain fixed terms; and undertook further, on the same Sunday, to pay within the quindene the 18s. still owing of 40s. due from the said Henry for the apprenticing of the said Margaret, he afterwards refused and still refuses payment of the same. The def. came and acknowledged the debt. Therefore it was adjudged that the pls. should recover £6. 9. 8. against him, and that he should be in mercy for unjust detention.