Plea Rolls for Staffordshire
1 Edward III

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Institute of Historical Research

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Major-General Hon. G. Wrottesley & Rev. F. Parker (editors)

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1890

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3-4

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'Plea Rolls for Staffordshire: 1 Edward III', Staffordshire Historical Collections, vol. 11 (1890), pp. 3-4. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=52477 Date accessed: 30 October 2014.


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Extracts From The Plea Rolls. Temp. E. III.

De Banco Roll. Easter, 1 E. III.

Pleas at Westminster, before W. de Herle and his Fellow Justices of the Bench. Easter, 1 E. III.

Staff. Simon, son of Thomas de Slyndon sued Richard, son of Adam de Crasswalle in a plea that he should perform the customs and right services, which were due for a freehold in Stafford. Richard did not appear, and the Sheriff was ordered to attach him for the Octaves of Michaelmas. m. 6.

Staff. Hugh de Florence, the Parson of Sheille, Isabella, formerly wife of Thomas de Rydeware, and Gilbert Henry, the executors of the will of Thomas de Rydeware, appeared against John Symound in a plea that he should render to them a reasonable account for the time he was Bailiff of the said Thomas in Rydeware Hampstal. John did not appear and the Sheriff returned he held nothing, etc. He was therefore ordered to arrest and produce him on the morrow of St. John the Baptist. m. 6, dorso.

Warr. Roger de Somerville sued John, son of Thomas de Somerville of Whichenore for a messuage and 20 acres of land in Stokton. John did not appear, and the Sheriff was ordered to take the tenements into the King's hand, and to summon him for the Octaves of St. Michael. m. 24.

Staff. Clement de Wolvernehampton sued Robert de Gresebrok for a debt of 60s. Robert did not appear, and the Sheriff was ordered to attach him for the Octaves of Trinity. m. 32.

Staff. The same Clement sued Henry de Bermyngham, John, Parson of the Church of Aylleston, and Matilda, formerly wife of Fulk de Penebrugge, executors of the will of Fulk de Penebrugge, for a debt of 100s. None of the defendants appeared, and the Sheriff was ordered to attach them for the Octaves of Trinity. m. 32.

Staff. William de Podemor and Agnes his wife sued Henry, son of Matthew de Hurnleye, for a messuage and half a virgate of land in Hopton, which he claimed as dower of Agnes. Henry did not appear, and the Sheriff was ordered to take the tenements into the King's hand and to summon him for the Quindene of Trinity. m. 52.

Staff. William de Hikelyng sued William, son of William de Frodeswall for a messuage and 40 acres of land and two and a half acres of meadow in Creswelle, and he did not appear and was plaintiff. The suit was therefore dismissed. m. 52.

Bucks. William Sad of Onnynge and Lucy his wife not prosecuting their suit against Otewel Purcel and Beatrice his wife and Dionisia (Denise), the daughter of the said Otewell and Beatrice, for a messuage and 22 acres of land in Tyngewyk, the suit was dismissed (fn. 1) . m. 52, dorso.

Warr. Laurence Trussel, and two others, the executors of the will of William Trussel, of Cubblesdon, sued William le Botiller of Wemme for a debt of £200. William did not appear, and the Sheriff was ordered to attach him for the Quindene of Michaelmas. m. 78.

Staff. John Trussel, Thomas Trussel, and Laurence Trussel sued John, son of William Trussel the younger, for a debt of £1,000. The defendant did not appear and the Sheriff was ordered to attach him for the Quindene of Michaelmas. m. 78.

Staff. William de Pyrye sued William Haweton for a messuage and eight acres of land in Pyrie (Perry Barr), and he sued William, son of Nicholas de Wyrleye for a messuage and seven acres of land in the same vill, by writ of "quare cessavit." The defendants did not appear, and the Sheriff was ordered to take the tenements into the King's hand, and to summon them for the Quindene of Michaelmas. m. 78, dorso.

Staff. Robert de Throkemarton and Richard atte Well, of Everdon, sued John le Clerk of Bobynton to give up to them a bond which he unjustly detained. John did not appear, and the Sheriff was ordered to attach him for the same term. m. 82.

De Banco Roll. Mich., 1 E. III. Apud Ebor.

Staff. Joan de Peyto, by Richard de Mere her attorney, sued John, son of William Trussel of Cubeleston for 30 marks owing to her, the arrears of an annual rent of 10 marks. John did not appear and the Sheriff was ordered to attach him for the Quindene of Hillary. m. 30.

Salop. Vivian, son of Robert de Staundon, sued Geoffrey de Wolseleye, the Parson of the Church of Chetelton, and William de Weston of Haukeston, for a debt of £100. The defendants did not appear, and the Sheriff was ordered to attach them for the Quindene of Hillary. m. 30.

Staff. Richard, son of Richard Wolrich, sued Adam, son of Richard Wolrich, for an acre and a half of land in Great Sondon, and he sued William, son of Richard Wolrich for an acre of land in the same vill. The defendants did not appear, and the Sheriff was ordered to take the tenements into the King's hand and to summon them for five weeks from Easter. m. 41. (fn. 1)

Footnotes

1 Otewel Purcel was Lord of Shareshill in Staffordshire.
2 Richard recovered seisin of the land against both defendants at the Easter term, 2 E. III, the defendants making default.