217. (C. p. 163; D. art. 8).—King John grants to Holmcoltran the hermitage of St. Hylda in his forest of Engelwode with
the clearing (landa) which Roger Goki, late hermit, held there.
They may cultivate it or hold it in pasture as they please. He
agrees to their having a vaccary there for 40 cows, with pasture in
the forest and with calves up to two years old, and as many
horses and oxen as are needed for the cultivation of the landa.
They are to be quit of escape and reception of foresters except at
their own free will. Witnesses—P[eter de Rupibus], bishop of
Winchester, William Briwere, Warin f. Gerold, Henry f. Count.
Given by the hand of Master Richard de Marisco, chancellor, at
Windeshore, March 1st, 16 John [1215. Roger Goki—Dugdale's
'Croky' is an error—was in 1192 fined 10s. for 'waste' by making
a mill where he ought not to have made it. He paid 17d. and was
forgiven the rest by the king's brief (P.R.)].
218. (C. p. 164; D. art. 42).—King Henry [III] confirms the
charter [no. 217] of his father king John. Witnesses—Walter,
archbishop of York, Walter, bishop of Carlisle. Given by the
hand of Radulph, bishop of Chichester, chancellor, at Westminster,
April 17th [read 7th], 11 Henry [1227. In P.R. 1227–8 the abbot
owes 40 marks for the confirmation of the charters of kings
Richard and John, probably no. 216, and others relating to St.
Hylda's hermitage, Englewude forest, the island of Holm coltran,
219. (C. p. 166; D. art. 51).—Thomas de Lascell quitclaims
to Holm all rights in their enclosure at St. Hylda's hermitage.
Witnesses—Roger Bertram, Robert de Ros, William de York,
Ranulf f. Henry and Thomas f. John, justices itinerant; Thomas
de Multon, Richard de Levington, Alan de Lassels, etc. [Dated
by the next 1235.]
219a. (H. 2).—Final Concord in the king's court in Cumberland on the morrow of Low Sunday, 19 Henry III, before Roger
Bertram, R. de Ros, etc. justices itinerant. Thomas de Lascelis,
petent, and Gilbert, abbot of Holm, tenent, in the matter of 60
acres of wood in Hildekirk. It was agreed that Thomas should
quitclaim all rights, and the abbot granted him all the benefits of
the Church of Holm. [A common-form stating these benefits is
given in the next. Date of no. 219a is 1235.]
219b. (H. 1).—"Brother—,abbot of N—and convent,
to Sir N—and his wife and children, writes that the monks
agree to their request and grant full participation, God willing, in
all the benefits of their house; so that, when their decease is
notified to the chapter, they shall receive absolution like one of
themselves and shall be remembered in all the masses and prayers
which are made every year in the chapter for their own brethren.