Edward II 1307-1313
On 06 Aug 1307 Edward II 1307-1313. Edward II King England (23) . Dumfries. To the treasurer and the barons of the Exchequer. Order to discharge the Abbot of Hayles of 50l. Yearly, which he used to pay for the town of Leechelade to the late Edmund earl of Cornwall, and, after his death, to the late King, the king having granted the earldom of Cornwall and all the lands of the said Edmund to Peter de Gavaston (23) , knight.
To the like favour of Michael de Meldon for 4 marks annually for his lands in Worton.
On 12 Dec 1307 Edward II 1307-1313. Edward II King England (23) . Westminster. To John de Brittania, earl of Richmond, [keeper] of Scotland. Order to restore to Aymer de Valencia, earl of Pemrbrok, his lands, etc., in the counties of Sellekyrk and Twedale and in the forest of Sellekyrk, which he has seized into the king's hands because the men and tenants of the same had late traitoroursly adhered to Robert de Brus (33) , the king's enemy and rebel.
On 08 Jan 1308 Edward II 1307-1313. Edward II King England (23) To the Sheriff of Leicester. Order to cause a coroner for that county to be elected in place of John de Noveray, of Burton, lately elected in the late King's reign, who is insufficiently qualified.
Memorandum, that on Sunday before the Feast of St Vincent the Martyr [22 Jan], at Dover in the King's chamber in the Priory of St Martin, in the evening (crepsusculo noctis), in the presence of William Inge, knight, William de Melton and Adam de Osgoodby, clerks, John Langton Bishop Chichester, the King's Chancellor, delivered under his seal to the said King his great seal; and the King received the said seal in his own hands, and delivered it to Sir William Melton [William Melton Archbishop York to be carried with him in the wardrobe beyond sea; and the King straightaway delivered by his own hand another seal of his shortly before made anew at London for the government of the realm in the King's absence in a red bag (bursa) sealed with the seal of William Inge to the chancellor. With which seal the chancellor caused writs to be sealed, after the King's passage, in the hospital of Domus Dei, under the testimony of Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall (24) then Keeper of the realm of England, on the Monday next following, on which day the King in the early morning (summo mane) passed the sea at Dover.
On 22 Jan 1308 Edward II 1307-1313. Edward II King England (23) . Dover. Robert Terry, of Whytefield, imprisoned at Northampton for the death of Galianus de Bek, has letters to the Sheriff of Nottingham to bail him until the first assize. Witness: Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall (24) .
On 22 Jan 1308 Edward II 1307-1313. Edward II King England (23) . Dover To the Sheriff of Kent. Order to provide 75 thousands of wood and 200 quarters of charcoal for the expenses of the King's household on his return from parts beyond the sea, so that he have at Dover against the King's return 25 thousands of wood and 30 quarters of coal, and at Canterbury 30 thousands of wood and 100 quarters of coal, and at Rochester (Rofham) 20 thousands of wood and 70 quarters of coal; to be delivered by indenture to John de Sumery, scullion (scutell') of the king's household, or such as supply his place. Witness: Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall (24) .
On 24 Jan 1308 Edward II 1307-1313. Edward II King England (23) . Canterbury To the Sheriffs of London. Order to deliver John de la Dune, Roger de Hopton, Richard le Harpour, Roger de Soppewalle, Roger le Keu, Rober le Hunt, Thomas de Sydenham, Henry le Gardener, Thomas de la More, Philip Kemp, John le Wayt, and John le Wodeward, the men and servants of Adam de Kyngeshemede, in the King's prison of Newgate [Newgate Prison] for a trespass committed by them upon the King's men at Westminster, from prison upon their finding sufficient mainpernors to have them before the King or his Lieutenant in the quinzaine of the Purification of St Mary to stand to right concerning the said trespass. Witness: Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall (24) .
On 24 Jan 1308 Edward II 1307-1313. Edward II King England (23) . Westminster. To John Sampson, contable of the king's castle of Scardeburgh . Order to permit Henry Percy (34) and his consort and their household to dwell in the houses within the said castle, provided that the castle be safely guarded.
On 03 Feb 1308 Edward II 1307-1313. Edward II King England (23) . Ewell. To the Treasurer and the Barons of the Exchequer. Whereas the king lately commanded them to put into execution all the writs of the late King pending in the exchequer, and although the late King commanded his treasurer and barons of the exchquer, at the supplication of the burgesses of Great Yarmouth, by his writ now in the exchequer, as the said burgesses assert, to allow them 1,000 marks in which the late king was bound to them for a loan in the time when John de Kirkeby was his treasurer, and 1,760l. for the arrears of the wages of divers men sent by them to the late King's command into Gascony for the expedition of this war and for remaining there for a great time, and also for 250l . which they expended, by the order of the late King, in the making of two galleys (galiarum) in the said town, and also 780l. for the wages of certain sailors and divers other costs expended by them at divers times for the expedition of the war in Scotland, to be allowed to them out of the debts owing by them to the said late King, as well as the tenth, eleventh, sixth, seventh, twentieth, and thirtieth granted by the community of the kingdom to the late King, as from other causes whatsoever; they are ordered to execute the said writs. Witness: Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall (24) .
On 08 Feb 1308 Edward II 1307-1313. Edward II King England (23) . Dover. To William Leyburne. Order to attend the king's coronation with his wife on Sunday next after the feat of St Valentine [14 Feb]. [Foedera; Parl; Writs.]
The like to seventy others in various counties.
On 09 Feb 1308 Edward II 1307-1313. Edward II King England (23) . Dover. To Alice, late wife of Roger Bigod, earl of Norfolk and Marshall of England. Order to meet the king at Dover on his return from France with his consort about Sunday next after the feast of the Purification of St Mary [02 Feb]. Witnessed by Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall (24) . [Foedera; Parl; Writs.]
The like to:
Elizabeth (25) , countess of Hereford and Essex.
Henry de Lancastre (27)
Robert de Monte Alto
Almaric de Sancto Amando[Ibid]
To R Archbishop of Canterbury. Order to attend the king's coronaion on Sunday next after the feast of St Valentine [14 Feb] at Westminster, to execute what pertains to his office. [Foedera; Parl; Writs.]
To the sheriff of Surrey. Order to proclaim in market towns, etc., that no knight, esquire, or other shall, under pain of forfeiture, pressure to tourney or make jousts or bordices (torneare, justos seu burdseicas facere), or otherwise go armed at Croydon or elsewhere before the king's coronation. [Foedera]
On 06 Mar 1308 Edward II 1307-1313. Edward II King England (23) . Westminster. To Thomas de la Hide, late steward of Cornwall and sheriff of the same. Order to deliver to Peter de Gavaston (24) , knight, all the ferms, rents, and issues of the said County from Michaelmas last, and of the lands of the late Edmund earl of Cornwall, the king having granted to the said Peter the county of Cornwall, and all the lands of the said Edmund. [Foedera.]
The like to John de Tresimple, for the ferms, etc., of the manor, etc.
The like to Walter de Gloucester, escheator this side of Trent, for the ferms, etc., of the manors.
On 17 Mar 1308 Edward II 1307-1313. Edward II King England (23) . Westminster. To John Sampson, contable of the king's castle of Scardeburgh . Order to permit Henry Percy (34) and his consort and their household to dwell in the houses within the said castle, provided that the castle be safely guarded.
On 01 Aug 1309 Edward II 1307-1313. Edward II King England (25) . Stamford. To the A85455. Order to proclaim in his full county [court] and elsewhere that no merchant or other, shall, under pain of forfeiture, carry armour, corn, meat, or other victuals to the king's enemies the Scots, who have brokern the truce, or communicate with them in any way.
To all like sheriffs in England.
On 16 Jan 1310 Edward II 1307-1313. Edward II King England (25) . Stamford. To the Sheriff of York . Order to proclaim that the king does not intend to change the money current in the Kingdom in the late King's time, as had been rumoured, and to forbid anyone from thinking little of it, whereby victuals and other necessaries may be sold more dearly. [Foedera].
The like to all the Sheriffs of England [Ibid].
Enrolment of deed of Peter de Gavaston  (26) , knight, surrendering to the king the castle, manor, and honour of Knaresborough, with the free chase of Knaresborough, and the manors of Routheclyve and Auldburgh, lately granted to him by the King for his lifetime. Witnesses: Gilbert Clare 8th Earl Gloucester, 7th Earl Hertford, Henry Lacy 3rd Earl Lincoln, 4th Earl Salisbury (59) , John Warenne 7th Earl Surrey (23) , John de Brittania , Earl of Richmond, Hugh "Elder" Despencer 1st Earl Winchester (48) , Henry Percy 1st Baron Percy (36) , Robert son of Walter, Robert son of Payn, William de Burford, William Inge. Dated at Stamford July 26, 3 Edward II.
Enrolment of like surrender by the said Peter  (26) of the county of Gaure and the castles of Talanon, Tantalon, and Mauleon, the provostships (preposituras) and Camparian(um) called 'la Cointal' and of the city of Bayonne, the manor of Erebafaveyra, Born, Comtad, Salmun, Dagenes, and the island of Oleron, and the lands of Marempne and of Lancras in Saintogne, and all rights, appurtenances, etc., etc., thereto pertaining to the king, which the king lately granted him for life. Witnesses as above. Dated August 4, 3 Edward II.
Memorandum, that this deed was delivered to the king in his chamber in the House of the Friars Preachers at Stamford, by the hands of the said Peter  (26) and the king delivered the said deed to J his chancellor, to be enrolled in the chancery, and it was afterwards delivered to Ingelard de Warle, keeper of the King's Wardrobe to be kept in the king's wardrobe, but the king's charters that the said Peter hereof were not then restored. [CONTINUES]
On 16 Jan 1310 Edward II 1307-1313. Edward II King England (25) . The Grove[?]. To the Treasurer  and the Barons of the Exchequer . Order to discharge the Abbot of Hayles of 100l. yearly, the rent of the manor of Lychelad , as the King granted it to Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall (26) and Margaret  his wife.
To the same. Order to discharge the men of Wallingford of the ferm of that town from August 5 last, to Piers Gaveston 1st Earl Cornwall (26) and Margaret  his wife.
Richard II 1389-1392
On 06 Jul 1389 at Westminster. To Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent Constable Tower of London, or to his Lieutenant. Order to have Adam Fryday, imprisoned in the Tower of London by command of the King, this instant Thursday in chancery to answer touching what shall be laid before him. [Richard II 1389-1392]
On 16 Jul 1389 at Westminster. To Thomas Holland 1st Earl Kent Constable Tower of London, or to his Lieutenant. Order to suffer John Rypoun chaplain in his custody in the Tower of London, to have the tonsure as beseems his order of priest. [Richard II 1389-1392]
On 23 Jul 1389 at Westminster. To Henry Percy 1st Earl Northumberland (47) , … Order until the Assumption next to make no inquisition for lack of repairs of marshes, pastures or other members and appurtenances of the manor of Heckington by virtue of the King's commission on 05 May 11 Richard II (1389). [Richard II 1389-1392]
On 10 Oct 1389 at Westminster. To Thomas Mowbray 1st Duke Norfolk (21) Warden of the East Marches towards Scotland. Prohibition, until further order, against granting any safe conduct or protection to any person of Scotland by authority of any commission of the King to him, or suffering corn, malt, or other victuals to be taken out of the realm to any foreign parts without special licence of the King. Like writ to Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland (25) Warden of the West Marches and John Ros 5th Baron Ros Helmsley Warden of the West Marches. [Richard II 1389-1392]
On 10 Oct 1389 at Westminster. To Margaret Plantagenet 2nd Countess Norfolk, Countess of Norfolk, farmer of certain lands in the heritage of John Hastings 3rd Earl Pembroke (17) a minor in the ward of the King. Order, of her farm, to pay the Earl henceforward 200l a year during his nonage; as with assent of the council of the King has granted 200l a year to the earl who by appointment of the King is abiding in his household, namely 100l which the countess is bound yearly to pay the King for maintenance of the earl from the time he was twelve years of age, over and above the farm of 413l 2s 2 I/2d that she might be discharged of keeping him until age and other 100l which the king has granted him of the said farm by the hands of the countess in aid of his maintenance during his nonage, to maintain his estate and his men while abiding in the household. Er erat prens. [Richard II 1389-1392]
Henry VI 1399-1402
Henry VI 1402-1405
On 22 Oct 1402 at Westminster. To Elizabeth Mohun who was wife of William Montagu 2nd Earl Salisbury. Order, under a pain of 500 marks, to deliver Isabel Thorley or to her attorney, John, son and heir of Rochard Thomer esquire, to be married, or else in person in chancery on the Feast of St Leonard (06 Nov) next, having the said heir with her at that day; as the King has granted to the said Isabel the ward of all lands of the said Richard in Somerset, which came to the King's hand by his death and by reason of the heir's nonage, and because of the lands of the late William Montagu 2nd Earl Salisbury of whom the said Richard held by knight service lands the value of 100s a year, and the marriage of the said heir. [Henry VI 1402-1405]
On 06 Nov 1402 at Westminster. To the keepers, farmers or receivers for the time being of Rockingham Castle and of the stewardship of the forest and hundred between the bridges of Oxford and Stamford. Order to pay Michael Pole 3rd Earl Suffolk (8) 47l 13s 4d a year during the life of Isabella Beauchamp 2nd Countess Suffolk, and the arrears since the date hereinafter mentioned; as the late King granted that yearly sum of the farm of 120 marks a year of the issues and profits of the said castle and stewardship during the life of the said Isabella Beauchamp 2nd Countess Suffolk to (the late) Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk (41) and to his heirs; and at the petition of the now earl Michael Pole 3rd Earl Suffolk (8) , being the son of the late earl, by letters patent of 05 December 1 Henry IV the King granted the same to him and his heirs from Easter then last during the life of the said Isabella Beauchamp 2nd Countess Suffolk. Er erat patens.
To the mayor and bailiffs of the City of Winchester for the time being. Like order, mutatis mutandis, for payment of 29l a year of the fee farm of that city. Et erat patens. [Henry VI 1402-1405]
Edward IV Edward V Richard III
Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485
On 16 May 1483 Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England (30) . Westminster. Grant for life to the king's servant Henry (28) duke of Buckingham, of the offices of chief justice and chamberlain in South and North Wales, constable of the castles and counties of Kermerdyn and Cardigan, the castles of Abrustwith, co Cardigan, and Denevour in South Wales, the castle and town of Tonebigh, co. Pembroke, the castle and lordship of Kylgarvan in South Wales, the castle and town of Llan Stepham in South Wales, the lordship of Wallewynscastell  in South Wales, the lordship of Westhaverford in South Wales, constable, steward, and receiver of the castle, lordshiop and manor of Uske, the castle and lordship of Carlion, the castle, lordship and manor of Dynas, the castle and a moiety of the lordship of Ewyas Lacy, the castles, lordships and manors of Belth,Clifford, Radnore, Melenyth, Montgomery, Dynbigh, Elvell and Narberth, the castle, lordship and manors of Wygmore and Holt in the marches of Wales, and the lordship and manor of Bromfield in the same marches, steward and receiver of the lordships and manors of Norton, Knyghton, Raydor, Guerthrenyon, Comotoyder, Glasbury, Weryfreton, Cherbury, Terthic, Halcetur, Kadewyn, Newton, Kyry in the marches ..
On 20 May 1483 Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England (30) . Westminster. Grant to the king's kinsman Henry (28) duke of Buckingham, of the supervision and power of array of the king's subjects in the counties of Salop, Hereford, Somerset, Dorset and Wilts. [FOedera.] By p.s.
On 20 May 1483 Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England (30) . Westminster. Grant for life to the king's servant William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (52) , knight, of the office of master and worker of the king's moneys and keeper of the exchange within the Tower of London, the realm of England and the town of Calais according rto the form of certain indentures, receiving the accustomed fees. By p.s.
On 30 Jun 1483 Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England (30) . Westminster. Commission to the king's kinsman John (40) , duke of Norfolk, to execute the office of steward of England at the king's coronation. [Foedera.] By K.
On 30 Jun 1483 William Catesby (33) was appointed as Chancellor of the Exchequer. Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England (30) . Westminster Grant for life to William Catesby (33) , esquire, of the office of Baron of the Exchequer, receiving the accustomed fees at the Exchequer or the receipt of the Exchequer, with all rights, profits and commodities. By p.s.
On 15 Jul 1483 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham (28) was appointed as Constable England. Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England (30) . Westminster. Grant for life to the king's kinsman Henry (28) , duke of Buckingham, of divers specified offices and powers in North and South Wales and the marches.
The like to the same (28) of the office of constable of England, with the accustomed fees. By p.s.
On 25 Jul 1483 Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk (40) was appointed as Lord Admiral of all England, Ireland and Aquitaine. Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England (30) . Westminster. Grant for life to the king's kinsman Henry (40) , duke of Norfolk, of the office of admiral of England, Ireland and Aquitaine, with certain specified powers and the accustomed fees. By p.s.
On 14 Aug 1483 Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell (27) was appointed Chief Butler of England. Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England (30) . Westminster. Grant for life to the king's kinsman Francis Lovell (27) , knight, viscount Lovel, the king's chamberlain, of the office of Chief Butler of England, void by the death of Anthony, late earl Rivers, receiving feses of 100l. yearly from the customs and prises of wines and other issues of his office, with all other profits. By p.s.
On 23 Oct 1483 Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England (31) . Leicester. Precept to the sheriff of Devon to issue a proclamation (English) denouncing Thomas Dorset (28) , late Marquess of Dorset, who holds unshameful and mischievous woman called Shore's wife in adultery, Sir William Noreys (42) , Sir William Knevet (43) , Sir Thomas Bourghchier of Barnes, Sir George Broun, knights, John Cheyne, John Noreis, Walter Hungerford, John Russh and John Harecourt of Staunton, who have assembled the people by the comfort of the great rebel (29) the late duke of Bukyngham and bishops of Ely and Salisbury, and offering rewards for their capture and pardon for all who withdraw from them. [Foedera.] By K.
On 28 Oct 1483 Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England (31) . Leicester. General commission of array to the king's kinsman Francis Lovell (27) , viscount Lovel his chamberlain, for the resistance of the rebel Henry (29) , duke of Buskingham. Mutilated. By K. by word of mouth.
On 05 Nov 1483 Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England (31) . Bridport. Commission of array in Wales to the king's kinsman William (60) , earl of Huntingdon, and James Tyrrell (28) , knight, for the resistance of the rebels. By K. by word of mouth.
The like to James Tyrell, knight.
On 09 Mar 1484 Edward IV Edward V Richard III 1476-1485. Richard III King England (31) . Westminster. Grant for life to the king's servant Robert Brackenbury of the office of Constable Tower of London and 100l. yearly for his wages from the issues of the manors or lordships of Wrottell, Haveryng, Boyton, Hadlegh, Raylegh and Rocheford, co Essex, and Tunbrich, Penshurste, Middleton and Merdon and the hundred of Middleton, co Kent, with arrears from 17 July last, in lieu of a grant to him by letters patent of that date surrendered. By p.s.
Edward IV Henry VI
Edward IV Henry VI 1467-1477
On 06 Jun 1474 at Westminster. Exemplification at the request of Richard Duke of Gloucester  (21) , of the tenour of an act (English) in the Parliament summoned at Westminster, 6 October, 12 Edward IV, and continued to 9 May, 14 Edward IV, ordaining that George York 1st Duke Clarence (24) , and Isabel his wife  (22) and Richard Duke of Gloucester  (21) , and Anne his wife  (17) , daughters and heirs to Richard Nevyle, late Earl of Warwick, and daughters and heirs apparent to Anne Beauchamp 16th Countess Warwick (47) , his wife should possess and enjoy as in the right of the said wives all possessions beloning to the said Countess as though she were naturally dead and that she should be barred and excluded therefrom, that they should make partition of the premises and the same partition should be good in law, that the said Dukes should enjoy for life all the possessions of their wives if they should outlive the latter, that the said George (24) and Isabel  (22) should not make any alienation, grant, fine or recovery of any of the premises to the hurt of the said Richard (21) and Anne (17) or the latter to the hurt of the former, that if the said Richard (21) and Anne (17) } be divorced and afterwards married this Act should hold good, that if they be divorced and he do his effectual diligence to be married to her and during her life be not wedded to any other woman he should enjoy as much of the premises as should appertain to her during his life, and that notwithstanding the restraint of alienation or recovery above specified the lordship, manor and wappentake of Chesterfield and Scarvesdale with the appurtenances and all the lands and tenements in Chesterfield and Scarvesdale sometime of Ales, late Countess of Salisbury, might be given to the King and his heirs in exchange for other lands and tenements, which shall however be subject of this Act. [Edward IV Henry VI 1467-1477] [Anne Neville declared Legally Dead]