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Records 1401-1500 (texts)

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By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2014-05-04. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-11-01.

The following 21 records are found for the period 1401-1500:

1407 - Richard del Lee of Nottingham

[13 Oct. 1407:]
Item dicunt, quod Henricus Wylford et Ricardus del Lee jactant cineres et fimum extra muros villatae in antra communia, in obturationem dictorum antrorum.

[W.H. Stevenson's translation:]
They also say, that Henry Wilford and Richard del Lea throw cinders and dung outside the walls of the township in the common caves, to the blocking up of the said caves.[1]

1408 - Richard del Lee of Nottingham

[23 Apr. 1408:]
Item dicunt, quod Ricardus del Lee aedificavit domum super solium commune ibidem juxta.

[W.H. Stevenson's translation:]
They also say, that Richard del Lee has built a house upon the common ground near there.[2]

1422 - Stone of Robert Hode

[1422:]
Grant1 by John Jubbe of Wrangbrok and Richard Jubbe of Upton to John Pullene of Wrangbrok of a tenement in Wrangbrok built on as it lies between the cottage of the nuns of Hampole on the west and the land of Peter de la Hay on the east, and extends to the beck of the said vill towards the south, together with twelve acres of arable land lying in (fo. 182d) the fields and territory of Wrangbrok, Slepill, and Skelbrok; whereof one acre lies in Haverlands between the land of John Bargan on the north and the land of the monks of Bretton on the south, and a rood of land lies in the same field between the land of the John Jubbe on the west and the land of John Wodward on the east, another half acre lies in Mykilffurland between the land of William Lord on the west and the land of the said monks on the east, one rood lies in the same culture between the land of the said monks on the west and the land of William Shepherd on the east, another half acre lies in Le Estfeld between the land of William Bargan on either side, and one rood lies in the same culture between the land of John Jubbe on the west and the land of the said monks on the east, half a rood lies in the same field between the land of the said monks on either side, one acre [lies] in the same culture between the land of John Haitfeld on the west and the land of John Wodward on the east, half an acre lies in the same culture between the land of William Lord on the west and the land of William Bargan on the east, one acre lies between the land of the said monks on the north and the land of John Adamson on the south, half an acre lies in the same field between the land of William Bargan on the north and the land of the said monks on the south, one acre lies in the same culture between the land of the prioress of Hampall on the north and the land of William Lord on the south, half an acre lies in the same field between the land of the said monks on either side, half an acre lies in Slephill between the land of the said prioress on the west and the land of Richard Slephill on the east and abuts on Lynges of Skelbrok, half an acre lies in the same field between the land of John Adamson on the west and the land of the prioress on the east and abuts on Le Lynges aforesaid, half an acre lies in the same culture between the land of William Lord on the west and the land of Reginald Pullayne on the east and abuts on the aforesaid Lynges and upon the stone of Robert Hode2 towards [p. 106:] the north, an acre (fo.183) lies in the same field between the land of the said prioress on the west and the common land on the east and abuts upon their (the grantors') land towards the north, half an acre lies in the same field between the land of William Calthorn on the south and the land of the lord of Skelbrok on the north and abuts on their (the grantors') land towards the west, half an acre lies in the same field between the land of William Calthorn on the north and the land of the said lord on the north [sic] and abuts on the King's highway towards the east, half an acre lies between the land of William Calthorn on the north and the land of John Janyn on the south and abuts on the same highway to the east.1 To hold and to have to the said John Pulayne for his life, freely, quietly, etc., from the chief lords of that fee, by the services due and accustomed, rendering thence yearly to the lord of Burghwaleis 5d. and to the prior of Bretton 3s. 7d. And after the death of the said John, remainder to John his son and the heirs of his body; and if he shall die without such heir, remainder to the right heirs of John Polayne for ever. Witnesses, John Wentworth of Elmesall, William Lorde of Wrangbrok, Richard de Wrangbrok, and others. Dated at Wrangbrok, Sunday in the feast of Holy Trinity, 1322.2[3]

1446 - John Petyt of London

[Nov. 10 1446:]
William Dymmok of Teukesbury, co. Gloucester, 'hosyer,' for not appearing before the justices of the Bench to answer John Petyt, citizen and grocer of London, touching a debt of 40s.London.[4]

1446 - Richard Lee of London



[Oct. 18 1446:]
John Neet late of Bekyngton, co. Somerset, 'clothemaker,' for not appearing before the justices of the Bench to answer Richard Lee, citizen and grocer of London, touching a debt of 14l. 8s. 2d.Somerset.[5]

1447 - John Petyte of Stockbury

[May 8 1447:]
William Taunton of Stokebury, co. Kent, 'husbondman,' for not appearing before the same [sc. the justices[6]] to satisfy Robert Sybelynge of 40s., recovered by Robert by reason of a plea of detention of a writing obligatory, which Robert recovered against John Petyte of Stokebury, 'gentilman'; and to answer the same Robert touching a debt of 20 marks. Kent.[7]

1447 - Litell John ship of Calais

[7 Oct. 1447:]
Grant to the king's serjeant, Thomas Byrmychamp, esquire for the body, of all that pertains to the king of the forfeiture of two ships called 'spynners' alias 'farkenstekers,' laden of late with wool and other goods and merchandise in the port of Pole or other places and 'crykes' pertaining thereto, which, issuing thence secretly without payment of cocket or custom, were taken by two ships called Litell John of Calais and Nicholas of London. By K. etc.[8]

1449 - John Petyt of Helions Bumpstead

[24 Oct. 1447:]
John Petyt late of Bumsted Helyon, co. Essex, 'husbondman,' for not appearing before the same ['Richard Neuton and his fellows',[9] i.e. the judges] to answer Gerard le Hay and John Brun touching a debt of 10l. Essex.[10]

1450 - William Scarlet of Dersingham

[24 Oct. 1447:]
Thomas Halle late of Walpol, alias Walpoll, co. Norfolk, 'yoman,' for not appearing before the justices of the Bench to answer William Scarlet of Dessyngham, 'mercer,' touching a debt of 7l. London.[11]

1451 - John Petit of Cornwall (1)

[Aug. 16 1451:]
Commission to William Bonevile of Chuton, knight, John Colsyll, knight, Nicholas Ayssheton, John Petit, Thomas Bere and the sheriff of Cornwall, appointing them to make inquisition in the county touching all goods and merchandise, not customed or cocketed, shipped in the county, and touching all arrests made and not observed, and all armour and victuals sold to the king's enemies and the value thereof, and by whom done.[12]

1451 - John Petit of Cornwall (2)

[Aug. 15 1451:]
Commission to John Colsill, knight, John Nanfan, esquire, and John Petit, appointing them to array all men at arms and other fencible men, as well hobelers as archers, in Cornwall and to lead them to the seacoast and other places in the county to resist the king's enemies, and to take the muster of the same from time to time, and cause wards and vvatches to be kept and 'bekyns' to be set up in the usual places, committing to prison all contrary herein, till further order.[13]

1451 - John Petit of London

[May 15 1452:]
John Immayn of Coventre, co. Warwick, 'bocher,' for not appearing before Richard Neuton and his fellows to answer John Estmond the younger of Rode, co. Somerset, touching a debt of 40s.; and by the name of John Emeyn late of Coventre, to answer John Petit, citizen and grocer of London, touching a debt of 40s. London.[14]

1451 - Little John ship of Portsmouth

[17 Feb. 1451:]
Commission to John du Port of Salisbury the younger, John Spadard of Pole, John Marche of Guerneseye, John Martyn, William du Port, Thomas Robyn, Thomas Maubry, Peter du Rocker, Philip John and Reynold Mayn, reciting that divers lieges of the king in a balinger of England called le Littell John of Portesmouth, whereof Ralph Atkyn is master and George Blakherst possessor and victualler, took a pinnace of the isle of Guernesey pertaining to merchants thereof and lying at anchor within the port of Kyhaven in the isle of Wight, co. Southampton, with divers goods and merchandise therein of no small value, disposing thereof at will; and appointing the said commissioners to arrest the balinger, pinnace and merchandise and commit to prison the guilty and keep the balinger and merchandise safely till further order.[15]

1452 - John Petyt of London

[May 15 1452:]
John Vertu, late of Colchestre, co. Essex, 'dyer,' for not appearing before the justices of the Bench to answer John Petyt, citizen and grocer of London, touching a debt of 8l. 14s. Middlesex.[16]

1453 - Richard Lee of London

[1453:]
Sir George Irlond, knight, Sir Thomas Urswyk, [p. 207:] knight, Sir John Crosby, knight, Robert Moleneux, Thomas Rygby, Richard Lee, and John Mitchell, and David Errell, and Elizabeth, his wife, daughter and heir of Alexander Marchall. Premises in the parish of St. Giles, without Crepulgate, London.[17]

1484 - Robin Hood's Close (Nottingham)

[1484-85:]
Item paid, the xij. day of Maj to Richard Norys and
John' May for hedgyng at þe Copy and at Robyn-
hode Closse
, by þe space of iiij. dayes, eider of
them takyng by þe day to mete and hier, iiijd.:
summa . . . . . . . . . ijs. viijd.[18]

1485 - Robin Hood's Close (Nottingham)

[1485-86:]
[...] Item paid, the same tyme, to Richard Norys for hedgyng
of Robynhode Closse by þe space of ij. dayes, he
takyng by þe day to mete and hier iiijd.: summa . viijd.[19]

1487 - John Lyttell of Ashburton

[1487:]
John Lyttell for work—4d.[20]

1489 - John Littell of Ashburton

[1489:]
22d. at the hands of John Littell & John Wreyfforde collected on Souls' Eve.[21]

1493 - Lands formerly belonging to William Scarlet

terram quond' Willelmi Scarlet

[IRHB translation:]

the land formerly belonging to William Scarlet[22]

1499 - Robin Hood's Close (Nottingham)

[1499-1500:]
[...] Compotus Johannis Rose, bocher, et Johannis Williamson, Cameeariorum villae Notingham [...p. 66:...] de xs. per ipsos reccptis pro firma pasturae vocatae 'Robynhode Closse' de Johanne Selyok et Ricardo filio suo sic eis dimissae pro termino [blank] 1 annorum exnunc futurorum, etc. [...]

[Translation in printed source:]
[...] The account of John Rose, butcher, and John Williamson, Chamberlains of the town of Nottingham [... p. 67:...] for 10s. received by them for the rent of a pasture called 'Robynhode Close' from John Seliok and Richard his son so let to them for the term of [blank] 1 years still to come, etc. [...][23]

Notes

  1. Stevenson, W.H.; Raine, James, transl.; Baker, W.T., ed.; Guilford, E.L., ed.; Gray, Duncan, ed.; Walker, V.W., ed. Records of the Borough of Nottingham, Being a Series of Extracts from the Archives of the Corporation of Nottingham (London; Nottingham, 1882-1956), vol. II, pp. 40, 41.
  2. Stevenson, W.H.; Raine, James, transl.; Baker, W.T., ed.; Guilford, E.L., ed.; Gray, Duncan, ed.; Walker, V.W., ed. Records of the Borough of Nottingham, Being a Series of Extracts from the Archives of the Corporation of Nottingham (London; Nottingham, 1882-1956), vol. II, pp. 60, 61.
  3. Walker, John William, ed., Abstracts of the Chartularies of the Priory of Monkbretton (Cambridge, 2013), pp. 105-106.
  4. [Bland, A.E., compil.; Isaacson, Robert F., compil.; Maxwell-Lyte, Henry Churchill, introd.]. Calendar of the Patent Rolls, preserved in the Public Record Ofice. Henry VI. Vol. V. A.D. 1446–1452. (London; Edinburgh; Dublin, 1906), p. 9.
  5. [Bland, A.E., compil.; Isaacson, Robert F., compil.; Maxwell-Lyte, Henry Churchill, introd.]. Calendar of the Patent Rolls, preserved in the Public Record Ofice. Henry VI. Vol. V. A.D. 1446–1452. (London; Edinburgh; Dublin, 1906), p. 10.
  6. [Bland, A.E., compil.; Isaacson, Robert F., compil.; Maxwell-Lyte, Henry Churchill, introd.]. Calendar of the Patent Rolls, preserved in the Public Record Ofice. Henry VI. Vol. V. A.D. 1446–1452. (London; Edinburgh; Dublin, 1906), p. 14.
  7. [Bland, A.E., compil.; Isaacson, Robert F., compil.; Maxwell-Lyte, Henry Churchill, introd.]. Calendar of the Patent Rolls, preserved in the Public Record Ofice. Henry VI. Vol. V. A.D. 1446–1452. (London; Edinburgh; Dublin, 1906), p. 14.
  8. [Bland, A.E., compil.; Isaacson, Robert F., compil.; Maxwell-Lyte, Henry Churchill, introd.]. Calendar of the Patent Rolls, preserved in the Public Record Ofice. Henry VI. Vol. V. A.D. 1446–1452. (London; Edinburgh; Dublin, 1906), p. 104.
  9. [Bland, A.E., compil.; Isaacson, Robert F., compil.; Maxwell-Lyte, Henry Churchill, introd.]. Calendar of the Patent Rolls, preserved in the Public Record Ofice. Henry VI. Vol. V. A.D. 1446–1452. (London; Edinburgh; Dublin, 1906), p. 287.
  10. [Bland, A.E., compil.; Isaacson, Robert F., compil.; Maxwell-Lyte, Henry Churchill, introd.]. Calendar of the Patent Rolls, preserved in the Public Record Ofice. Henry VI. Vol. V. A.D. 1446–1452. (London; Edinburgh; Dublin, 1906), p. 288, and see 287.
  11. [Bland, A.E., compil.; Isaacson, Robert F., compil.; Maxwell-Lyte, Henry Churchill, introd.]. Calendar of the Patent Rolls, preserved in the Public Record Ofice. Henry VI. Vol. V. A.D. 1446–1452. (London; Edinburgh; Dublin, 1906), p. 294.
  12. [Bland, A.E., compil.; Isaacson, Robert F., compil.; Maxwell-Lyte, Henry Churchill, introd.]. Calendar of the Patent Rolls, preserved in the Public Record Ofice. Henry VI. Vol. V. A.D. 1446–1452. (London; Edinburgh; Dublin, 1906), p. 480.
  13. [Bland, A.E., compil.; Isaacson, Robert F., compil.; Maxwell-Lyte, Henry Churchill, introd.]. Calendar of the Patent Rolls, preserved in the Public Record Ofice. Henry VI. Vol. V. A.D. 1446–1452. (London; Edinburgh; Dublin, 1906), p. 480.
  14. [Bland, A.E., compil.; Isaacson, Robert F., compil.; Maxwell-Lyte, Henry Churchill, introd.]. Calendar of the Patent Rolls, preserved in the Public Record Ofice. Henry VI. Vol. V. A.D. 1446–1452. (London; Edinburgh; Dublin, 1906), p. 483.
  15. [Bland, A.E., compil.; Isaacson, Robert F., compil.; Maxwell-Lyte, Henry Churchill, introd.]. Calendar of the Patent Rolls, preserved in the Public Record Ofice. Henry VI. Vol. V. A.D. 1446–1452. (London; Edinburgh; Dublin, 1906), p. 441.
  16. [Bland, A.E., compil.; Isaacson, Robert F., compil.; Maxwell-Lyte, Henry Churchill, introd.]. Calendar of the Patent Rolls, preserved in the Public Record Ofice. Henry VI. Vol. V. A.D. 1446–1452. (London; Edinburgh; Dublin, 1906), p. 490.
  17. Hardy, W.J., ed.; Page, W., ed. A Calendar to the Feet of Fines for London & Middlesex, vol. I (London, 1899), p. 207, No. 43.
  18. Stevenson, W.H.; Raine, James, transl.; Baker, W.T., ed.; Guilford, E.L., ed.; Gray, Duncan, ed.; Walker, V.W., ed. Records of the Borough of Nottingham, Being a Series of Extracts from the Archives of the Corporation of Nottingham (London; Nottingham, 1882-1956), vol. III, p. 230.
  19. Stevenson, W.H.; Raine, James, transl.; Baker, W.T., ed.; Guilford, E.L., ed.; Gray, Duncan, ed.; Walker, V.W., ed. Records of the Borough of Nottingham, Being a Series of Extracts from the Archives of the Corporation of Nottingham (London; Nottingham, 1882-1956), vol. III, p. 254.
  20. Hanham, Alison, ed. Churchwardens' Accounts of Ashburton, 1479-1580 edited with an introduction by Alison Hanham (Devon and Cornwall Record Society, New series, vol. 15) (Torquay, 1970), p. 11.
  21. Hanham, Alison, ed. Churchwardens' Accounts of Ashburton, 1479-1580 edited with an introduction by Alison Hanham (Devon and Cornwall Record Society, New series, vol. 15) (Torquay, 1970), p. 14.
  22. Reaney, P.H. The Place-Names of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely (English Place-Name Society, vol. XIX) (Cambridge, 1943), p, 123 n. 3.
  23. Stevenson, W.H.; Raine, James, transl.; Baker, W.T., ed.; Guilford, E.L., ed.; Gray, Duncan, ed.; Walker, V.W., ed. Records of the Borough of Nottingham, Being a Series of Extracts from the Archives of the Corporation of Nottingham (London; Nottingham, 1882-1956), vol. III, pp. 66, 67; and for date see vol. III, p. 62.