Coram Rege. Mich., 7 E. II.
Staff. Alice daughter of Thomas de la Bache appeared against John son
of William de Mere, and Robert son of Roger de Mulneton in a plea of trespass. The defendants did not appear and the Sheriff was ordered to distrain
John who had found sureties, and to arrest the said Robert and produce them
both at the Quindene of Hillary. m. 27.
A mandate was sent by the King to be enrolled, addressed to Roger le
Brabanzon and his Fellow Justices, stating that no one was to be molested,
for the capture, detention or death of Piers de Gavaston. Dated at Westminster,
16 October, 7 E. II.
Staff. Robert de Bures appeared against Hugh de Salt and Gilbert his
brother in a plea of trespass. The defendants did not appear and the Sheriff
was ordered to distrain and produce them at the Quindene of Hillary. m. 45,
Coram Rege. Hillary, 7 E. II.
Staff. A writ of fieri facias to raise fifty marks from the goods and chattels
of John Hastang, the arrears of a debt of £150 owing to John Doyly, Knight,
according to a recognizance made in Court by the said John Hastang in
6 E. II. m. 5.
Staff. John de Herunville and Juliana his wife were attached to answer
the plea of Richard son of Nicholas Justiceman of Birmyngeham that they
had illegally seized his cattle, viz.: two horses worth 40s. on the high road at
Wodnesbury and impounded them. John and Juliana appeared in person
and denied the trespass, and appealed to a jury, which is to be summoned for
three weeks from Easter. m. 19.
Staff. Roger de Morteyn appeared in Court and acknowledged his deed
in these words, viz.:—Pateat universis per presentes me Rogerum de Morteyn
relaxasse, etc., Willelmo Hillary heredibus et assignatis suis omnimoda servitia
et consuetudines que idem Willelmus michi facere solebat de omnibus terris et
tenementis suis que de me tenet in manerio de Walsale, salvo michi et heredibus
meis annuatim uno flore rose ad Festum Sancti Johannis Baptiste, etc., Hiis
testibus, Ricardo de Aberbury, Rogero de Edresleye, Simone de Norton et aliis,
Datum in parochiâ, Sancti Clementis Dacorum extra barram Novi Templi
Londoniarum (sic), 2 E. II.
Coram Rege. Easter, 7 E. II.
Warw. The Sheriff had been ordered to raise twenty marks from the
lands and chattels of William de Burmingham, lord of Burmingham, and bring
them into Court in order to pay 60s. to Thomas de Thorp and his companions
the Clerks of the King, the assignees of Richard atte Wyghalle and other
tenants of the King of the Manor of Bremesgrave and Norton, which is of the
ancient demesne of the Crown of England, the residue of the twenty marks
which were the damages which had been sustained by the said men on account
of a toll illegally taken from them in the vill of Burmingham. And the
Sheriff returned that there were no goods or chattels from which any money
could be raised, and that all the lands of the said William lay uncultivated.
He was therefore ordered as before, and to pay the money into Court at the
Octaves of Trinity. m. 7.
Staff. Thomas de Stretton, Chaplain, and William his brother, and Roger
son of Amice Fychet, were attached at the suit of Robert Champyoun for
taking his fish at Stretton on the Tuesday after the Feast of St. Michael,
6 E. II., and for a month afterwards, and for which he claimed £40 as damages.
The defendants appeared by attorney and denied the trespass, and appealed to
a jury which is to be summoned for a day in Trinity Term. m. 25.
Staff. Hugh de Druton was attached at the suit of Roger de Bisshebury,
for illegally breaking into his pound at Esynton on the Sunday after the
Feast of St. Matthew and rescuing eight oxen and seven steers belonging to
Robert de Esynton which he had impounded according to the law and custom
of the realm, and for which he claimed £20 as damages. Hugh denied the
trespass and appealed to a jury, which is to be summoned for the Quindene of
He also sued Robert de Esynton, Richard son of Osbert de Esynton,
Thomas le Couper, Richard Broun, and Robert Knott of Esynton in a plea of
trespass, and they did not appear. The Sheriff was ordered to distrain and
produce them at the same date. m. 57.