close Roll 45 Edward III

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25 Jan. 1371
Kilkenny
To the T. and barons of the Ex.

Concerning the petition presented by John Boys, keeper of the lordship of Carbury, to the Lt and council at Kilkenny and endorsed by them, the petition and endorsement are to be inspected and the appropriate action taken.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
C: 

NAI, RC 8/32, p. 442.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife

This glossary is by no means comprehensive. Readers may also wish to consult standard references books such as Joseph Byrne, Byrne’s dictionary of local Irish History from the earliest times to c.1900 (Cork, 2004); P. G. Osborn, Osborn’s concise law dictionary, ed. Sheila Bone (London, 2001).

Abbreviations

  • AN = Anglo-Norman
  • Ir. = Irish
  • Lat. = Latin
  • ME = Middle English
  • OED = Oxford English Dictionary

 

Term

Explanation

advowson

The right of patronage or presentation to a church benefice.

allocate, writ of

A writ authorizing allowance to be made by the officers of the Ex. of a specified amount: often this amount is to be off-set against the debts owed to the K. by the beneficiary.

alterage

A form of affinity proscribed in late medieval Ireland between the Irish and the English, whereby a man stood sponsor for a child at baptism; (also) gossipred.

assize

Technical term for legal proceedings or various kinds. See mort d’ancestor, novel disseisin.

avener [Lat. avarius]

provider of oats, esp. for the household of the K. or his chief governor

avoirdupois

Miscellaneous merchandise sold by weight.

bonnaght [Ir. buannacht]

The billeting of mercenaries or servants.

cask

See tun.

certiorari, writ of

Letters close issued by the K. to his officers commanding them to supply information to him concerning a specified matter, normally by searching the records.

chattels

Property, goods, money: as opposed to real property (land).

dicker [Lat. dacra]

A measure of 10 hides.

dower

Portion (one third) of a deceased husband’s estate which the law allows to his widow for her life.

escheat

The reversion of land to the lord of the fee to the crown on failure of heirs of the owner or on his outlawry.

extent

A survey and valuation of property, esp. one made by royal inquisition.

falding [Ir. fallaing]

A kind of coarse woollen cloth produced in Ireland; the mantle or cloak made from the same.

fee-farm
 

A fixed annual rent payable to the K. by chartered boroughs.

fotmel [Lat. fotmellum]

A measure of lead.

engrossment

Technical term: the action of writing out, for instance patent letters and charters; (also) the documents thus written out.

enrolment

Technical term: the action of recording in the records of the K., esp. the registering of a deed, memorandum, recognizance; (also) the specific item or record thus enrolled.

hanaper

A repository for the keeping of money. The ‘clerk of the hanaper in chancery’ was the chancery official responsible for the receipt of fines for the issue, engrossment and ensealing of writs, patents and charters issued by the chancery.

herberger [Lat. herbergerius, hospitator]

One sent on before to purvey lodgings for an army, a royal train (OED).

galangal [AN galyngale]

The aromatic rhizome of certain Asian plants of the genera Alpinia and Kaempferia, of the ginger family, used in cookery and herbal medicine; (also) any of these plants (OED).

generosus [Lat.]

Term designating social status: translated as ‘gentleman’.

king's widow [Lat. vidua regis]

The widow of a tenant in chief: so called because whe was not allowed to marry a second time without royal licence.

knights’ fees

Units of assessment of estates in land. Originally a single knight’s fee was the amount of land for which the military service of one knight (=knight service) was required by the crown. ‘Fee’ derives from the Latin feudum, which in other contexts translated as ‘fief’. In practice the descent of landed estates meant that many knights’ fees came to be subdivided and, in the later Middle Ages, personal service was frequently commuted to money payments (=scutage).

liberate, writ of

A chancery writ issued to the treasurer and chamberlains of the Ex. authorizing them to make payment of a specified amount, often the annual fees, wages and rewards of the K.’s officers.

linch [Lat. lincia]

A measure of tin.

livery

The delivery of seisin, or possession, of an estate hitherto held in the K.’s hand, for instance when a minor reaches the age of majority.

mainprize

Legal term: the action of undertaking to stand surety (=‘mainpernor’) for another person; the action of making oneself legally responsible for the fulfilment of a contract or undertaking by another person (OED).

mass [Lat. messa]

A standard measure of metal.

messuage

A portion of land occupied, or intended to be occupied, as the site for a dwelling house; (also) a dwelling house together with outbuildings and the adjacent land assigned to its use (OED).

mort d’ancestor, assize of [Lat. assisa mortis antecessoris]

A legal process to recover land of which the plaintiff’s ancestor (father, mother, uncle, aunt, brother sister, nephew or niece) died seised (=in possession), possession of which was since taken by another person.

nolumus, clause of [Lat. cum clausula nolumus]

A standard clause inserted especially in letters of protection by which pleas and suits are delayed for a specified period of time.

novel disseisin, assize of [Lat. assisa nove disseisine]

A legal process to recover land from which the plaintiff claims to have been dispossessed (=disseised).

pensa See wey.
piece [L. pecia] A standard quantity of merchandise.
pendent seal Seal hanging from engrossed letters patent attached to a tongue or tag of parchment.
perpresture An illegal encroachment upon royal property.
plica A fold along the foot of engrossed letters patent and charters to create a double thickness of parchment, used for attaching the ‘great seal pendent’ to the letters. An incision was made in the plica and through which a tag of parchment was attached. A wax impression of a seal was then affixed to the tag.
protection An act of grace by the K., granted by chancery letters, by which the recipient is to be free from suits at law for a specified term; granted especially to persons crossing overseas or otherwise out of reach of the courts in the K.’s service.
quare impedit, writ of An action brought to recover the advowson of a benefice, brought by the patron against the bishop or other person hindering the presentation.
scutage The commutation of personal military service to the crown for a money payment. Normally called ‘royal service’ in Ireland.
seisin Formal legal possession of land.
sendal [Lat. cendallum; ME cendal] A thin rich silken material (OED).
stallage [Lat. stallagium, estallagium] Payment for a market stall.
tun [Latdolium] A large cask or barrel, esp. of wine.
valettus A term designating social status: translated ‘yeoman’.
Vidua Regis [Lat.] See King's widow.
volumus, clause of [Lat. cum clausula volumus] A standard clause inserted esp. in letters of protection by which pleas and suits are delayed for a specified period of time. In full the clause runs: volumus quod interim sit quietus de omnibus placitis et querelis (=we wish that meanwhile he be quit of all pleas and plaints).
waif A piece of property which is found ownerless and which, if unclaimed within a fixed period after due notice given, falls to the lord.
waivery [AN weiverie] The technical term for proceedings of outlawry in the case of women.
wey [Lat. pensa, peisa, pisa] A standard of dry-goods weight.
worsted [ME wyrstede] A woollen fabric or stuff made from well-twisted yarn spun of long-staple wool combed to lay the fibres parallel (OED).
writ [Lat. brevis] Letters close containing commands by the K. to certain specified persons, esp. royal officers. Returnable writs, which were not normally enrolled in the chancery rolls, were to be returned by the officer to chancery with details of the actions taken by the officer in response to the contents. See also allocate, certiorari, liberate.
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26 Jan. 1371
Kilkenny
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay William Skepwith, chief justice of the Jcr's court, £55 4s for his expenses from 25 April [1370] last until 25 Jan. [1371] following, viz. 276 days, at 4s a day, by ordinance and advice of William Windsor, Lt, and others of the council, and a further £7 for expenses in coming to the sea and remaining there.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
Authorized: 
By letters of the Lt.
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §283.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
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26 Jan. 1371
Kilkenny
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay Stephen [Valle], bp Meath, £140 granted to him of the K.'s gift by advice of the council, in recompense for his expenses in the K.'s service going on the advice of William Windsor, Lt, and the council to Munster to defend the K.'s faithful people and to resist the K.'s enemies, remaining there from the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary 43 Edw. III [8 Sept. 1369] until 2 Feb. [1370] following, without receiving anything from the K., and maintaining a force of men at arms and hobelars, armed and unarmed, in addition to his household.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
Authorized: 
By letters of the Lt.
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §153.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
4
28 Jan. 1371
To Thomas, abp Dublin; Stephen, bp Meath; the bishops of Kildare, Leighlin, Lismore and Waterford, Cork, Killaloe, Emly and Limerick, the keeper of the spiritualites of the bishopric of Ossory, the bishop of Cloyne and the archbishop of Cashel.

Concerning the payment of sums […de summis liberandis…]

C: 

Bodl., MS Rawl. B. 502, f. 93.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
5
8 Feb. 1371
Kilkenny
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

The K. has granted to James Penkeston and William Lawless, going to Cork, Youghal and Kinsale to arrest and collect ships and boats to fight Obreen and McConmarre in Thomond, 2s a day for their expenses in doing so. ORDER to pay them £7 8s from 8 Sept. [1370] last until 14 Oct. [1370] following, viz. 37 days.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
Authorized: 
By letters of the Lt.
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §263.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
6
13 Feb. 1371
Kilkenny
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay John Troye, general attorney of Nicholas Gernon kt, £53 6s 8d which was received by Robert Holywood, baron of the Ex., and Simon Charwelton clk, then remembrancer of the Ex., at Easter and Michaelmas [1370] last, for urgent reasons because of imminent war, for the K.'s use, out of the annual rents and profits of the farm of the town of Drogheda on both sides that belonged to the said Nicholas.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
Authorized: 
By letters of the Lt.
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §39.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
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17 Feb. 1371
Kilkenny
To John Duket, John Passavant, mayor of Dublin and the mayor and seneschal of Drogheda on both sides.

In consideration of how, on the advice of the K.'s council in Eng., various citizens and burgesses of towns and boroughs in the said kingdom went to Calais in France to live there and bring their merchandise from the kingdom and remained there for a certain time, the K. wishing to provide for the relief and construction of Limerick which was burnt by Irish enemies and rebels and where the staple of wool, hides and fells is, on the advice of the Irish council, for the common profit of the K.'s faithful lieges of Munster, ordered by various writs to Edmund Berle, Nicholas Serjant, Richard Chamberleyn, John Hukeland, Geoffrey Callan, John Feyl and Walter Passavant, citizens of Dublin, and Richard Mole, Richard Rath, Thomas Rath senior, Thomas Fishe, Henry Gernon and Roger Fleyn, burgesses of Drogheda, to be at Limerick at Easter [1371] next, to live and remain there and practice their trade for their profit, as they see fit. Appointment of John [Duket] and John [Passavant] to deliver the writs to the said citizens of Dublin, and John Duket and the mayor and seneschal to deliver the other writs to the burgesses and to ask for bills under their seals and to seize and arrest all those who act against the said writs or refuse to go to Limerick, and commit them to prison until they find sufficient sureties. Order to do this diligently and to send the sureties taken by them to the Lt by Sunday in the second week of Lent, along with this writ. ORDER to the mayor and seneschal to seize all rebels until sufficient surety is taken.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/4.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
8
18 Feb. 1371
Kilkenny
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay James Pickering, deputy of the Lt for hearing pleas, 110s in recompense for his expenses and labours in the K.'s service at Buttevant from Wednesday after Christmas [++] last until the following Sunday [++], and at Waterford from Thursday before Purification [++] to the following Tuesday [++], taking 10s a day.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
Authorized: 
By letters of the Lt.
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §211.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
9
18 Feb. 1371
Kilkenny
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay James Pykering, appointed deputy of William Windsor, Lt, £15 from 2 Oct [1370] last until 16 Feb. [1371] following, in part payment of his annual fee of £40.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
Authorized: 
By letters of the Lt.
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §8.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
10
27 Mar. 1371

[ENROLMENT of] an indenture made between William of Windsor, Lt of Ire., and the K.'s council of Ire. of the one part and Bryan s. of Philip Obryn, for himself and those of his lineage adhering to him, of the other part. The Lt took the oath of Bran and his lineage, viz. the septs of Doulyn, of Simon, of Marghith Roth and of Ranylde, that they would not support the K.'s Irish enemies, English rebels or robbers, or allow them to use his territory, or to bring stolen goods there.

Bryan agrees to hand over if required any enemy leader whom he might capture on being paid there ransom in return. He and his adherents are not to cultivate or graze the lands of any English marchers, unless an agreement had been made with them for the payment of an agreed rent. In such a case the owners might distrain for the rent. If any English marchers should seize any pledges in the territory of Obryn, on account of any claims they might have, Brian was not to go to war on that account, but within a month he is to go to the Lt or send a sufficient person to the Lt to seek justice; and within a month of the time of that complaint the Lt shall both ordain due punishment upon those who are delinquent and also cause restitution to be made to Brian. Furthermore, Brian promises that he and his adherents shall not support any McMurghe made or created by the Irish, except a McMurghe appointed by the K.

They will allow all tithes and other ecclesiastical dues to be collected by the rectors and prebendaries to which they belonged and to respect the propoerty in the area of the two Dublin cathedrals and of the archbishopric, and to obey the mandates of the archbishop's officials. They were with all haste to rebuild at their own costs the church of Wicklow which had been burned maliciously by the Obrines.

Bryan is to place Jordan, son of Simon late brother of Brian, into the hands of the Lt as a hostage, whom the same Brian wishes and agrees shall be fofeited if he acts against the K.'s peace or any of the premises. And if it should happen that Jordan escapes from custody, by connivance of Brian, then another sufficient hostage is to be provided in his place. In security for this Bran places himself under the jurisdiction of the archbishop of Dublin, who shall proceed against Bran and his adherents as against heretics if they break the agreement. In case of such breach a fine of 20m is to be paid to the papal Camera, to be levied by its clerks in Ire.

In testimony of this, the seal of the following persons were affixed: the venerable father Thomas [Mynot], abp Dublin, and also Sir Robert Holywood, baron of the Ex. of Ire., and also the seal of the mayor of Dublin and William fitz William, sheriff of co. Dublin.

Master Thomas Wafre and Thomas White, notaries public, by apostolic authority, wrote out this indenture in the cathedral church of Holy Trinity, Dublin, 27 March 1371.

T: 

TCD, MS 588, ff 202v–204r.

C: 

K.W. Nicholls, ‘Crioch Branach: the O’Byrnes and their country’, Feagh McHugh O’Byrne: the Wicklow firebrand. A volume of quartercentennial essays (Rathdrum Historical Society, no. 1, 1998), pp 18–19.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
11
28 Mar. 1371
Cashel
To the T. and barons of the Ex.

The K.'s town of Limerick has been burnt by Irish enemies and English rebels, as a result of which the citizens and community have little left. In order to assist the citizens in their reconstruction, on the advice of William Windsor, Lt, the mayor, bailiffs and community are pardoned the farm of the city from the time of the fire, during pleasure, and they are granted the issues of the custom or subsidy of wool, hides and other merchandise normally paid by citizens and merchants to the K.'s staple, to be expended by James de la Hyde, captain of that city, and other citizens to be electec by the community. ORDER not to trouble the mayor, bailiffs and commonalty for payment.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
C: 

NAI, RC 8/31, pp 160–63; COA, PH 15170, p. 183.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
12
29 Mar. 1371

Restoration of the temporalities to the abbey of Navan, John Leighton, canon being abbot elect, and confirmed by Stephen [Valle], bp Meath.

C: 

Bodl., MS Rawl. B. 502, f. 93.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
13
8 Apr. 1371
Clonmel

CONFIRMATION of possessions of the church of Blessed Mary de Surio, of the Cistercian order, where the house of Inchelanenagh is situated.

Attested: 
[William Winsdor], Lt
C: 

Bodl., MS Rawl. B. 502, f. 94.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
14
21 Apr. 1371
Cashel
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay Geoffrey Vale £40 reward for good service against the Irish, and for good service in killing Milo McDermot and others.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
Authorized: 
By the Lt.
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §149.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
15
25 Apr. 1371
To M[ilo Sweteman] abp Armagh.

WRIT of summons to a parliament to be held at Cashel on the octave of Holy Trinity [8 June 1371].

T: 

Reg. Sweteman, §54; Parls & Councils, §27 item A (pp 38–9).

C: 

H. J. Lawlor, 'A calendar of the register of Archbishop Sweteman', PRIA, 29:C8 (1911), §54 (p. 233).

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
16
28 Apr. 1371
Cashel
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay Nicholas Foliet £9 5s for freight of a ship to carry goods and chattels owed to him by William Chaldon, whose goods and chattels are forfeited and in the K.'s hand.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
Authorized: 
By letters of the Lt.
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §146.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
17
8 May. 1371
To the archbishop of Tuam.

It was found by inquisition taken by [Tommaltach Ó Conchobair] the archbishop that Nicholas [Ó Leaáin], bp Kilmacduagh in Connacht, entered into the temporalities without having done fealty and remained there without […] by writ of the Irish chancery […] extended for the next 10 years and more and which are extended by that inquisition at 40m. ORDER to take the temporalities into the K.'s hand without delay.

C: 

Bodl., MS Rawl. B. 502, f. 93.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
18
18 May. 1371
Clonmel
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

On 28 April 1371 the K. ordered them to pay Nicholas Foliet £9 5s by they have not done so. In a great council held at Balydoill before the Lt and council it was adjudged that Nicholas should be paid this sum as promised. ORDER to pay him or to inform the K. of the reason for their refusal to obey his orders.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
Authorized: 
By the Lt and council.
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §147.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
19
8 Jun. 1371
Cashel
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay Couegry Omolmoy 10m granted to him of the K.'s gift for labouring to keep the peace in co. Meath by order of William Windsor, Lt, and others of the council, and in recompense for his labours and expenses.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
Authorized: 
By letters of the Lt.
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §135.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
20
22 Jun. 1371
Cashel

The pope, in the vacancy of the see of Ossory by the death of John [of Oxford], the last bishop, provided Alexander [Petit], late canon, and on 12 May [1371] the K. took his fealty and restored the temporalities to him.

C: 

Bodl., MS Rawl. B. 502, ff 93–93v.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
21
2 Jul. 1371
Cashel
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay Thomas Rokeby 10m in part compensation for horses worth £10.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
Authorized: 
By letters of the Lt.
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §142.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
22
3 Jul. 1371
Cashel
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay William Skipworth, chief justice of the Lt's court, £52 owed to him for expenses from 26 Jan. [1371] last until 30 June following, viz. 156 days, at 5s a day and a further increment of 20d while he holds that office, granted to him on the advice and by the order of William Windsor, Lt, and the council.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §155.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
23
10 Jul. 1371
Tillagh [Tullow]
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay Robert Preston 100s in compensation for the loss of horses in the Irish wars.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §119.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
24
13 Jul. 1371
Cashel
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay John Keppok, second justice of the Lt's court, £23 6s 8d owed to him for expenses from 23 Feb. [1371] last until 12 July following, at 40d a day, by advice and ordinance of the Lt and council.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §157.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
25
24 Jul. 1371
Cashel
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay James Penkeston, keeper of the rolls and writs of the common bench, 33s 4d arrears of his fee of 5m p.a., from 23 Jan. until 23 July 1371.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §51.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
26
3 Aug. 1371
Cashel
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay Simon Charwalton £10 for remaining lately at Carlow for the safe custody of the town on the advice of the Lt and council.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §140.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
27
4 Aug. 1371
Cashel
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay William Salteby 6m for horses valued at 9m taken by Richard de Burgh and his accomplices at Holy Cross abbey, as a result of which Richard was captured by him and detained in prison.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3, §144.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
28
4 Aug. 1371
Cashel
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay William Bray 2m in part compensation for a horse valued at 5m taken by Richard de Burgh and his accomplices at Holy Cross abbey, as a result of which Richard was captured by him and detained in prison.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3, §131.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
29
4 Aug. 1371
Cashel
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay Robert Euere 20m for his good service in going to the K. and council in Eng. on business touching the K. and the land of Ire., at his own expense.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §127.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
30
8 Aug. 1371
Cashel
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay William s. of Simon Lawless 100s granted to him on the advice of the council for his expenses in the K.'s service, remaining at Carlow from 25 July 1369 until 10 Oct. following to supervise a ward there while John Scrope, clerk of the wages of the army was elsewhere in Leinster in the company of William Windsor, Lt, and on another occasion during his absence from 8 Dec. 1369 until 13 Jan. [1370] following, expediting and recording various matters of the K., and also from 28 Feb. 1370 until 12 April following, both in writing and expediting various matters of the K. in the Ex. and in Dublin in charging John Scrore clk on his account.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3, §138.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
31
10 Aug. 1371
Cashel
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay Roger Hakensawe, escheator, 24m for 9 goshawks bought for the K. in Ire. and delivered to John Eldon, the K.'s hawker, to be brought to the K. in Eng.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §129.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
32
13 Aug. 1371
Cashel
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay William Nassh 100s for keeping the castle of Inskyfty, by order of the T. of Ire., after the capture of Gerald s. of Maurice, e. Desmond, the custodian, by the Irish enemies. William remained there with 20 men from 1 Aug. 1370 44 Edw. III to 1 Feb. [1371] following 45 Edw. III at his own expense, without receiving anything from the K. for the custody.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
Authorized: 
By petition of council sealed with the seal of the Lt.
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §265.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
33
23 Aug. 1371
Cashel
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay William Ilger £20 granted to him by the advice of the Lt and council for good service at his own expense in the past and for future service.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §133.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
34
23 Aug. 1371
To the mayor and sheriff of co. Cork.

ORDER to proclaim in the said city that no wine merchant or other should sell a gallon of wine there or in other maritime towns in the said county for more than 10m on pain of forfeiture.

C: 

COA, PH 15170, p. 191.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
35
12 Oct. 1371
Limerick
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

The K., lately wishing to be informed concerning the arrears of the annual fee of Nicholas Cadewelly, constable of Carlow castle, ordered that the T. and chamberlains should examine the rolls and memoranda and return their findings. They returned that the arrears from 8 May 1369 43 Edw. III to 11 July following, viz. 63 days, amounted to 68s 10¾d. ORDER to pay Nicholas this sum.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §3.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
36
6 Dec. 1371
To the archbishop of Dublin, the bishops of Leighlin, Cloyne, Ardfert, Cork, Killaloe, Emly, Limerick and Ossory, the vicar general of the bishop of Ferns, the vicar general of the bishop of Lismore and Waterford, the prior of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem in Ire., the abbots of Tracton, Jerpoint, Magio, Tintern and Dunbrody, the priors of Holy Trinity, Dublin, Connell, Louth and Kells in Ossory.

Writ of summons to parliament […] because Richard Og de Burgh with great force […] has risen […].

C: 

Bodl., MS Rawl. B. 502, f. 93v.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
37
12 Jan. 1372
Kilkenny
To the sheriff of Cork.

The K. has learnt by inquisition that the manor and lordship of Castlecors, that belonged to Thomas Carew, convicted of felony, were in his hand for a year and a day, and that Thomas held the manor and lordship of the bishop of Cloyne, and that Guy Carew had the year, day and waste, for which he ought to answer. ORDER, if true, to cause the bishop to have full seisin without delay.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
C: 

The Pipe Roll of Cloyne, p. 42.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
38
20 Jan. 1372
Cashel
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay William Windsor, Lt, £255 paid by him in fees and wages of men-at-arms and archers in his company in the second year of his sojourn in Ire. over and above the men-at-arms [etc.] retained by him as of the indenture between him and the K., because the subsidy of 13s 4d per carucate granted by the prelates, magnates and commons in a great council at Dublin at Easter [1371] last for the said wages is not sufficient, as was found by auditors appointed at the parliament held at Kilkenny.

Attested: 
William Windsor, Lt
Authorized: 
By the council.
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §159.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
39
24 Jan. 1372
To the T. and barons of the Ex.

Writ on the petition of Geoffrey Valle, sheriff of Carlow, to cause to be done what is right.

C: 

COA, PH 15170, p. 184.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
40
[No date.]

[…] James Butler, e. Ormond. To the honour of God and his saints. Parliament assembled at Cashel in octave of Trinity [20–26 Jan.] 1371 […]
clergy of Dublin, £84 6s 8d;
county of Dublin, £341;
city of Dublin, £134 4s;
clergy of Armagh, £44;
county of Uriel, £242;
farm of Drogheda, 242m;
clergy of Meath, £110;
county of Meath in the liberty, £650;
clergy of Kildare, £44;
county of Kildare, £242;
clergy of Leighlin, £5 10s;
county of Carlow […];
clergy of Ferns, £44;
county of Wexford in the liberty, £176;
clergy of Ossory, £44;
county of Kilkenny, £352;
clergy of Cashel, £44;
county of Tipperary or the liberty, 44m;
county and city of Waterford, £187;
clergy of Cork, £22;
clergy of Cloyne, 44m;
county and city of Cork, £385
clergy of Limerick, £33;
clergy of Emly, 11m;
county of Limerick, £242;
clergy of Kerry, £22;
county of Kerry or the liberty, £110;
clergy of Tuam, £22;
clergy of Killaloe, £22;
clergy of Ross, 11m;
clergy of Killala, 11m;
clergy of Down, £33;
clergy of Connor, £22;
clergy of Elphin, £5 10s;
clergy of Annaghdown, £5 10s;
clergy of Clonfert, £5 10s;
clergy of Kilmacduagh, £5 10s.

C: 

Bodl., MS Rawl. B. 502, f. 93v–94.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
41
[No date.]
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay Edmund de Burgh £20 for Easter term last in part-payment of the £40 p.a. granted to him for remaining with the K. in all wars in Ire.

O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/3 §26.

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife