close Roll 48 Edward III

1
15 Feb. 1374
Castledermot
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

In response to a writ of certiorari concerning the amount of arrears due to John Cornewahll kt, formerly constable of Carlow castle, the T. and chamberlains returned that they amount to £30 for 1½ years. ORDER to pay him that sum.1

Attested: 
Brother William Tany, prior of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem in Ire., Jcr of Ire.
C: 

RIA, MS 24.D.5, p. 85; RCH.

N: 

Rep. RCI 1816–20, 8th rep., p. 385.

Footnotes: 

1 This is the first item of RCI roll §34, identified as follows in RCH: 'Rotulus clausus de anno 48 Edw. III'. A trial reconstruction of the roll was previously published: Elizabeth Dowse and Margaret Murphy (eds), 'Rotulus clausus de anno 48 Edward III: a reconstruction', AH, no. 35 (1992), pp 87–154. The calendar presented here represents an independent attempt to reconstruct the roll.

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.
2
3 Mar. 1374
To Roger Hakensowe, deputy escheator.

ORDER to cause reasonable dower to be assigned to Agnes, widow of Walter Palmere dcd, who held of the heir of John Wogan kt, dcd, the K.’s ward, who held of the crown in chief; to be delivered to her by Richard Walsh, K.’s clk, keeper of the said lands during the minority of the heir.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 19, p. 175; RCH.

N: 

Rep. RCI 1816–20, 8th rep., p. 385.

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
3
4 May. 1374
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.]

ORDER to pay brother William Tany, prior of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem in Ire., C. of Ire., his fee for a quarter year.

C: 

RCH.

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
5 Mar. 1374
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.]

ORDER to pay brother William Tany, prior of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem in Ire., Jcr, £125, his fee for a quarter year.

C: 

RCH.

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
6 Feb. 1374
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.]

ORDER to pay Robert Sutton, keeper of the rolls [of chancery], 100s, his fee for a quarter year.

C: 

RCH.

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
12 Mar. 1374
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

The K. lately wished to be informed concerning the amount of arrears owed to Edmund Berle of the 40m that the K. granted to him of his gift, by the advice of the then Jcr and others of the K.’s council, on account of his laudable service labouring to restore peace in Meath in the company of brother Thomas Burley, formerly C. of Ire., where he was taken by the men of Carbury, wounded and detained in prison until he made a redemption for his release of money, horse and arms to the value of £40. The K. ordered the T. and chamberlains to search the rolls and memoranda of the Ex. concerning the premises and to return their findings without delay in chancery under the seal of the Ex. They returned that the arrears amount to 113s 4d.1 Wishing that satisfaction be made, ORDER to pay him that sum.

Attested: 
William Tany, prior of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem in Ire., Jcr of Ire.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 126.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 16; RCH; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 18.

Footnotes: 

1 RCH reads '13s 4d' in error.

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
7
20 Mar. 1374
Naas
To the deputy escheator.

The K. has learned by inquisition that Richard Brune dcd held of the K. in chief in co. Carlow 1 messuage and 1 carucate of land in Ardeneth as of the K.’s manor of Castelston, […] by suit of court twice annually, worth £60 annually, and that the K. occupied those lands from the time of his death except for three years during which a certain Thomas Brune kt […] of co. Meath occupied them. Margaret Brune is the daughter and heir of Richard and of full age, and pleads [etc.]. As her fealty has been taken and she has given surety that she will not marry without license, ORDER give her full seisin.

C: 

RCH; NAI, Lodge MS 19, p. 175.

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
28 Mar. 1374
Naas
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.]

Maurice s. of Thomas, e. Kildare, has pleaded that the K. should reward him for labouring in obedience to the K.’s writs in various councils in various part of Ire. at great expense without reward. The K. has granted him £20 of his gift in part satisfaction of his labour and expenses, and also for damages and losses sustained by the said earl on that account. ORDER to pay him.1

Attested: 
William Tany, prior of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem, Jcr
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 127.

C: 

RCH; NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 16.

Footnotes: 

1 RCH gives the place-date as Dublin.

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
6 Apr. 1374
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

James Butler, e. Ormond, has pleaded that in the time of Robert Ashton, formerly Jcr, the K. granted him £100 of his gift for his expenses and labours in various wars. The earl levied certain tallies in the Ex. in part-payment of the said £100 from various debtors of the K. He has not yet received some of the sums of money contained in the said tallies, nor will he be able to do so, as he says. He has asked the K. to cause the tallies to be renewed and assignment to be made elsewhere. The earl has returned the tallies to court in the presence of the council, and the T. and chamberlains have received his letters of acquittance. ORDER to renew the said tallies and cause the earl to have assignment of the sums contained in them where payment can better be made.

Attested: 
William Tany, prior of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem, Jcr
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 129.

C: 

RCH; NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 16.

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
26 Mar. 1374
Clane
To the escheator.

The K. has learned by inquisition that Robert Clinton kt and Thomas, his son, held 1 messuage and 5 acres of land in Abeynagh in co. Louth of John Clinton by service of 18d p.a., and that 40d p.a. were paid to Roger Gernon, and that they were worth nothing more. They also held in their demesne as of fee 1 messuage and 15 acres of land in Callan in the same county of the abbot of Mellifont, held in chief by service of 3s 3d p.a., worth nothing more; and 1 messuage and 1 carucate of land in the same town of the said abbot by the service of 13s 4d p.a., worth 10s more annually at the time of their death. The said John is the next heir to these lands and of full age. ORDER to remove the K.’s hand and to give John full seisin.1

C: 

BL, Egerton MS 75, p. 22; NAI, Lodge MS 1, p. 29;
RCH; COA, PH 13203, p. 29.

Footnotes: 

1 The dating clause in RCH reads Slane (co. Meath), which is an error for Clane, co. Kildare.

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
12 Mar. 1374
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

On 22 Feb. [1342] 16 Edw. III, the K., by letters patent under the g.s., granted Nicholas Gernon, for good service, 20 librates of rents and appurtenances in Drogheda that Simon fitz Richard lately held, in the K.’s hand by reason of forfeiture, to hold for life, the said rent and appurtenances to return to the K. and his heirs after his death. On 28 Aug. [1354] 19 Edw. III, by other letters, the K. granted him £46 13s 4d p.a. for life of the farm of the town of Drogheda, to be paid by the hand of the seneschal, mayor and bailiffs of the said town at Michaelmas and Easter in equal portions, for which Nicholas was provided with lands and tenements to the above value in Meath and Louth.

Afterwards, with the assent of the prelates, magnates and others of the K.’s council, it was ordained that anyone holding lands [etc.] in Ire. should be in that land or send people there before Easter [1369] 43 Edw. III, to remain there to help in the defence of the land under pain of forfeiture of the lands [etc.]. And because Nicholas remained in Eng. and did not send anyone in accordance with the ordinance, the said 20 librates of rent and appurtenances and the £46 13s 4d were seized into the K.’s hand. On 12 July, the K. pardoned Nicholas the above forfeitures and the lands [etc.] were restored with the issues of the said lands [etc.] and arrears for the time of the forfeiture, of the K.’s gift.

Wishing to be informed as to the amount answered for in the Ex. both of the 20 librates of land and the £46 13s 4d, viz. from 16 Sept. [1374] 46 Edw. III, the K. lately ordered the T. and chamberlains to search the rolls and memoranda of the Ex. and to return the findings in chancery. They returned that £98 are answered for of the farm of the town of Drogheda, which is equal to the 20 librates and £46 13s 4d altogether. Wishing that Nicholas be satisfied of the said £98, as is just, ORDER to pay him the said £98; with proviso that he should cause to be done and sustained for the defence and salvation of Ire. those things which are incumbent upon him by reason of the same.

Attested: 
William Tany, prior of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem in Ire., Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, ff 124–5.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 35; RCH.

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
20 Apr. 1374
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.].

ORDER to pay brother William Tany, prior of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem in Ire., Jcr, £62 10s, his fee for one eighth of a year.

C: 

RCH.

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
20 Mar. 1374
Dunboyne
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.]

Although the K. committed to Robert Sutton the office of chief clerk of the chancery, receiving £20 annually, it was his intention that that fee should be divided between him and Thomas Everdon, chancery clk, because they were both charged to officiate in chancery before the said council at once and together. ORDER to pay Robert and Thomas £20 in equal portions.

C: 

RCH.

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
23 Mar. 1374
To the mayor, seneschal and bailiffs of Drogheda on both sides of the water.

John Gerre, owner of a certain ship called [etc.], has pleaded by petition before the Jcr and council that although that ship was arrested by the K.’s writ to cross to Eng., he did not cross on the specified day because he had no one to engage or direct the sailors. The K. has pardoned him the said contempt. ORDER to cause his ship to be delivered to him.

C: 

RCH.

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
12 Apr. 1374
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

In response to a writ of certiorari concerning the amount of arrears due to Walter Evyr, keeper of the writs and rolls and keeper of the chirographs of the common bench, of his fee of 100s p.a., the T. and chamberlains returned that they amount to £7 10s. ORDER to pay him.

C: 

RCH.

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
20 Apr. 1374
Dublin
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.]

The K. lately wished to be informed as to the amount of arrears owed to Richard Cruys and Nicholas Waffre of the 20m granted to them when they were in the K.’s service in the company of brother Thomas Burley, then C. of Ire., in Carbury to restore peace there, where they were captured, wounded and imprisoned by the Berminghams [les Bermynghames], rebels and enemies. For their release, a fine was necessary of 10m, 1 hauberk, 1 palet worth 5m and other gifts for […] and sustenance to the value of 5m, which the K. granted of his gift. The K ordered the T. and chamberlains to search the rolls and memoranda of the Ex. and return their findings in chancery under their seal. They returned that the arrears amount to £10. Wishing that Richard and Nicholas be satisfied of the said £10, ORDER to pay them.

Attested: 
William Tany, prior of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem in Ire., Jcr of Ire.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 133.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 16; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 18; RCH.

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
6 Apr. 1374
Dublin
To Richard Cruys of Coulmyn and John Tyrell of Poerestoun.

The prior of Little Malvern has shown by petition to the Jcr and council that when the K. learned lately by report of Richard Cruys of Coulmyn and John Tyrell of Poerestoun that the lands, tenements and possessions of the said prior in Ire. had been seized into his hand, he granted by letters patent custody of the same to the said Richard and John. At the instance of the prior, pleading by another petition to Ralph Cheyne, then deputy of Robert Ashton, then Jcr of Ire., the K. ordered Roger Hakensolke, deputy escheator, to return to the K. in chancery under his seal, distinctly and openly, the manner and cause of taking those lands, tenements and possessions into the K.’s hands. And, although it was reckoned by the return of that writ that those lands, tenements and possessions were in no way seized into the K.’s hand, Richard and John nevertheless received the issues and profits from them by reason of the K.’s commission, and still receive them, to the grave damage of the prior, as he asserts. The prior has asked the K. to provide a suitable remedy.

Because it was reckoned by the return of the said Roger that the said lands, tenements and possessions are and were in no way seized into the K.’s hand, the K. has thought fit that they should be delivered to the said prior by order of the Jcr and council, and he ordered that they be delivered to him by the said Roger, as is clear from inspection of the rolls of chancery. ORDER to interfere no further in those lands, tenements and possessions by reason of any commission of the K. made before this time.

Attested: 
The Jcr
T: 

CPI, p. 66.

C: 

RCH.

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
12 Apr. 1374
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay 33s to Henry Michell, K.’s attorney before the justices of the bench and before the T. [etc.] in the Ex.

C: 

RCH.

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
[4 May. 1374]

MEMORANDUM that on 18 Apr. 1374, William Windsor, governor and keeper of Ire., landed at Waterford and, on 4 May, the K.’s letters patent granting him that office were shown and read out before the K.’s council at Kilkenny.1

C: 

RCH; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 18.

Footnotes: 

1 The date on which the memorandum was enrolled is not given in RCH; the date given here is that mentioned in the text.

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
5 May. 1374
Kilkenny
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.].

ORDER to pay Robert Preston, chief justice of the bench, £10 of [his] fee for a quarter year.

C: 

RCH.

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
7 May. 1374
Kilkenny
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

Comare McComarre, chieftain of his lineage, has shown by petition before the governor and keeper of Ire., and others of the council, that O Breen of Thomond, the K.’s Irish enemy and rebel, lately waged war on John McComarre, father of Comare, now dcd, and wasted the greater part the lands and tenements of the said John in co. Limerick and adjacent part because John and his men became the K.’s faithful lieges. After the death of his father, Comare gathered a great retinue of defensible men to the number of four hundred to fight the said Obren, whom he retained at his own expense from Christmas until now, whereby the faithful people of those parts were much comforted and better able to restrain the malice of Obren. Comare can no longer maintain his men or oppose Obren in the future without suitable aid from the K. and he has therefore sought remedy. Because James Butler, e. Ormond, the mayor and bailiffs of Limerick, and other faithful subjects of the K. in those parts have testified before the council as to the truth of the premises, and the said town and environs are threatened by Obren unless Comare repulses him, the K. by advice of council granted Comare 50m for the said arrears, as a gift. ORDER to pay Comare those 50m, receiving from him letters of acquittance.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor and keeper of Ire.
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 136–136v

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 16; RCH; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 18.

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
7 May. 1374
Kilkenny
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.]

William fitz Richard Burgh of Connacht has pleaded that he was ordered by the K.’s council to go from Kilkenny to Richard Burgh, his father, in Connacht to inform his father to fight Obreen of Thomond, chieftain of his lineage, who falsely and without title claims to have the lordship of Ire., and also to treat with others there, both English and Irish, enemies and rebels, and to restore them to the K.’s peace. William could not proceed to those parts without a great company of horse because of the dangers of the roads and the remoteness of the places. He has asked the K. to grant him a suitable reward for the various costs and excessive expenses he sustained in this part. On the advice of council and being favourable to his request, the K. granted William 10m of his gift as a reward and for the said reasons. ORDER to pay William those 10m.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 135.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 17; RCH; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 18.

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
18 May. 1374
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.]

ORDER to pay John Tyrell, K.’s pleader, 40s, his fee for half a year.

C: 

RCH.

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
25 May. 1374
To the mayor and bailiffs of Waterford.

Walter Ryburgh, John Shone, William Pys of Salisbury, William Wolton, Nicholas Snyppeston and John Southam of London, merchants,1 have pleaded that Richard Lane, their attorney, loaded a ship called [etc.] at Lussebone [Lisbon] with their merchandise and caused it to be brought to the port of Waterford. Although the said merchandise belonged to the said merchants and not to others, the K.’s ministers arrested the ship, merchandise, attorney, master and mariners, pretending that the said attorney, and the master and mariners, were the K.’s enemies. ORDER to cause them to be delivered.

C: 

RCH.

Footnotes: 

1 Their names are given in the English close rolls as follows: 'Walter Ryburgh, John Shone, William Gys of Salisbury, William Wotton, Nicholas Snyppeston and John Southam of London' (CCR 1374–7, p. 13.)

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
4 Jun. 1374
Dublin
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.]

ORDER to pay James Penkeston, keeper of writs, rolls and memoranda before the governor and keeper of Ire., 75s.

C: 

RCH.

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
4 Jun. 1374
Dublin
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.]

ORDER to pay James Penkeston, keeper of writs and indictments of the bench, 50s.

C: 

RCH.

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
6 Jun. 1374
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay Patrick de la Freigne kt £20 granted to him for his costs and labours in the K.’s service in various marches and part of Ire.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 145.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 17; RCH.

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
10 Jun. 1374
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.]

ORDER to pay Conghir O’Myghan 20s granted to him because of his expenses and losses in the K.’s service.

C: 

RCH; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 18.

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
28 May. 1374
Dublin
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.]

The K. wished lately to be informed as to the amount of arrears owed to John Duket of £20 granted to him for his expenses and labours which he sustained in Ire. in the company of William Windsor, formerly Lt, and also for his horses, worth 40m, that were lost in the K.’s service. The K. ordered the T. and chamberlains to search the rolls and memoranda of the Ex. and to return the findings without delay in chancery under the seal of the Ex. They returned that the entire £20 is in arrears. ORDER to pay the said £20.

Attested: 
William Windsor
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 141.

C: 

RCH.

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 Jun. 1374
Dublin
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.]

William Karlell, one of the barons of the Ex., has shown that he was appointed by letters patent in the time of Robert Ashton, formerly Jcr, to purify the green wax in cos. Waterford, Cork, Kilkenny and Tipperary, and to take elections of sheriffs in the crosslands of Kilkenny, Tipperary and Wexford and in cos. Waterford and Cork. He also caused various inquisitions to be taken for the K.’s advantage, among which it was reckoned that James Butler, e. Ormond, received £200 and more of the prisage of wines at Waterford, for which, by right, he should answer to the K. William lost two horses worth 20m while working for six weeks on the said business and arresting a ship at Waterford, and also a horse worth 100s while going by the Jcr’s order from Carlow to Tristernagh to receive the oath of James de la Hyde, formerly1 seneschal of the liberty of Meath, who could not travel to Carlow to take his oath there because of the wars then impending in Meath. William similarly laboured in co. Wexford by order of the governor and council, inquiring there concerning treasure trove. William has sought remedy for his labours and expenses. The K. has granted him £20 of his gift, by name of reward. ORDER to pay him.

Attested: 
William Windsor
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 146–146v.

C: 

RCH; RIA, MS 12.D.16, p. 49.

Footnotes: 

1 RCH reads nuper senesc', which could also be translated as 'late seneschal'.

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
8 Jun. 1374
Dublin
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.]

Walter Coterell has shown by petition to the governor and council that he was appointed by letters patent in the time of Maurice s. of Thomas, e. Kildare, formerly keeper of Ire., and Robert Ashton, formerly Jcr, to labour in the K.’s service in cos. Wexford and Waterford arresting ships and taking many inquisitions and assizes. Walter acted in the said business for four weeks with eight horses in his company without receiving anything for his labours and expenses, as also in the company of John Keppok, chief justice at pleas, and that of William Karlell, one of the barons of the Ex., inquiring for 14 days concerning treasure trove in co. Wexford. He has sought remedy. The K. has granted 10m to Walter of his gift. ORDER to pay him.

Attested: 
William Windsor
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 147–147v.

C: 

RCH.

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
10 Feb. 1374
Westminster
To the mayor and bailiffs of Dublin.

Being confident in the fealty and prudence of the venerable father, Stephen [Valle], bp Meath, the K. thought fit to retain him specially on his council in Ire. For that reason, he granted him by letters patent 100m to have and receive annually during pleasure, viz. £40 from the farm of the city of Dublin and 20m from the farm of the city of Cork, wishing that the remaining 20m should be deducted and allowed each year from the manor of Crumlin in Ire., which manor the K. committed by letters patent to the bishop, rendering annually at the said Ex. in the bishop’s own hand the extent to be made thereof, as is more fully contained in the said letters patent.1 ORDER to pay the bishop £40 annually by indenture so long as he receives the said 100m from the K., for which the K. shall cause them to have allowance of debts in their account at the Ex. of Ire.

Attested: 
English g.s.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 116; Foedera [R], ii, pt 2, 998.

C: 

CCR 1374–7, 5; RCH; COA, PH 15170, p. 172.

Footnotes: 

1 The grant of the manor of Crumlin was inspected and confirmed under the g.s. of Ire. on 12 May 1382 (see CIRCLE, PR 5 Ric. II, §252).

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
10 Feb. 1374
Westminster
To the mayor and bailiffs of Cork.

Being confident in the fealty and prudence of the venerable father, Stephen [Valle], bp Meath, the K. thought fit to retain him specially on his council in Ire. For that reason, he granted him by letters patent 100m to have and receive annually during pleasure, viz. £40 from the farm of the city of Dublin and 20m from the farm of the city of Cork, wishing that the remaining 20m should be deducted and allowed each year from the manor of Crumlin in Ire., which manor the K. committed by letters patent to the bishop, rendering annually at the said Ex. in the bishop’s own hand the extent to be made thereof, as is more fully contained in the said letters patent. ORDER to pay 20m annually to Stephen, bp Meath, for which the K. shall cause them to have allowance of debts in their account at the Ex. of Ire.

Attested: 
English g.s.
T: 

Foedera [R], ii, pt 2, 998.

C: 

RCH.

N: 

COA, PH 15170, p. 172.

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
[No date.]

MEMORANDUM that those two writs [§§32–3] were patent.

C: 

RCH.

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
13 Jun. 1374
Dublin
To the sheriff of Dublin.

Stephen [Valle], bp Meath, has shown by petition before the governor and keeper of Ire. that the K. lately committed by his letters patent to Thomas Astenwaith the custody of all the lands together with the tenements, rents and free services that belonged to William Bagot in Bagotesrath near Dublin, for the good service, labours and losses of Thomas in the company of William Windsor, Lt, to hold for so long as they should remain in the K.’s hand without rendering anything. Thomas granted and sold the said custody to the bishop of Meath for a certain sum. After the bishop had taken possession, one William fitz William obtained the said custody under the name of the manor of Bagotesrath from the K. by false suggestion, concealing the custody granted to Thomas Astenwaith in the time of Robert Ashton, Jcr; and he occupies it at present. The complaint was accepted.

Wishing that justice be done, the K. ordered the sheriff of Dublin to notify William fitz William to appear in chancery, wherever it should be in Ire., in the quindene of Trinity next to show why the custody should not be removed from him and delivered to the bishop, and to return in chancery the names of those through whom he notified William and the writs addressed to him. The sheriff returned that William was notified, as above. On that day, the bishop by his attorney, David Noulig, and William fitz William in person came to the chancery at Dublin. When asked about the custody, William alleged nothing and did not deny that the bishop had been in possession of the custody by virtue of the said grant and sale when he was expelled without warning. The K. adjudged that the grant to William should be revoked and the said custody together with the issues should be restored to the bishop. ORDER to restore them without delay.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 149–149v.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 19, p. 175; RCH.

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
13 Jun. 1374
Dublin
To William fitz William.

ORDER to interfere no further in that custody [as in §35] on account of the commission to him, and to restore to the bishop the issues taken by him.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 149–149v.

C: 

RCH.

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
4 Jun. 1374
To the T. and barons of the Ex.

Walter de la Botellere has shown the K. that although the K. granted him custody of lands in Bertoun and Glassely that belonged to Leonard Carew dcd, who held of the K. in chief, to have without rendering anything until the heir should come of age, the T. [etc.], by virtue of a writ directed to them, caused them to be seized into the K.'s hand. ORDER to cause them to be restored.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 19, p. 175; RCH.

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
26 Jun. 1374
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.].

ORDER to pay John Corbet, constable of Limerick castle, 10m, his fee for one year.

C: 

RCH.

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 Jun. 1374
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

On the advice of the council in Ire., the K. has granted 100s of his gift to John Traharn on account of the great expenses and labours he incurred in the K.'s service in the K.'s wars in Leys and Slemargy and elsewhere in Leinster against the Irish enemies and rebels, and in the safe and secure custody of the roads from Carlow to Kilkenny for those going against the Irish enemies and rebels. ORDER to pay him the said 100s.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 150.

C: 

RCH.

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
2 Jul. 1374
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.].

ORDER to pay John Keppok, formerly chief justice [etc.], £30, [his] fee for three quarters of year.1

C: 

RCH.

Footnotes: 

1 This is the first of two items calendared in RCH as bundle with the item-number range §§37–8.

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
41
2 Jul. 1374
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay John Keppok, formerly chief justice at pleas following the Jcr, now chief justice at pleas following the governor and keeper […], £38 owed to him for his expenses from 15 Nov. [1373] last until […] following inclusive, viz. 228 days, taking daily […] as is contained in the letters patent […].1

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor and keeper
O: 

TNA (PRO), E 101/245/9, pt 2, §39.

C: 

RCH.

Footnotes: 

1 The right side of TNA (PRO), E 101/245/9, pt 2, §39, is missing.

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
42
5 Jul. 1374
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.].

ORDER to pay Walter Somery 100s granted to him because of his costs and labours in the K.'s service.

C: 

RCH.

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
43
7 Jul. 1374
Dublin
To the bishop of Kildare.

The K. has been shown that John Percy clk was tried for various felonies in the K.'s court before William Tany, Jcr, and delivered into the custody of the bishop of Kildare according to clerical privilege. Although John should long ago have been brought before the said bishop for purgation according to the law of the church, the bishop has not yet done so, in breach of the liberties of the church. On behalf of John, ORDER to call before him those concerned so that the purgation can proceed and to do all things according to the law of the church.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 153.

C: 

RCH.

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
44
8 Jun. 1374
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

William Tany, prior of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem in Ire., has shown by petition to the governor and council that after the withdrawal from Ire. of Ralph Cheyne, then deputy of Robert Ashton, formerly Jcr, which left that land without any governor, he was elected Jcr of that land by various prelates, magnates and the commons of Ire. The prior continued in that office from 3 Dec. [1372] 46 Edw. III until 17 April last, viz. 1½ years. During that time, he had to maintain for the defence of the subjects against Irish enemies in various part of Ire. 20 men-at-arms, 20 armed hobelars and 40 unarmed hobelars, and 20 armed archers beyond the 20 men-at-arms that he was bound to maintain from his fee as Jcr, and he was engaged along with the men of his retinue in defending various marches and treating with various enemies and rebels at great expense and labour, for which he has sought recompense. Considering the premises and the supplication, the K. has granted him with the advice of council £40 of his gift in recompense for his labours and expenses. ORDER to pay £40 to the said prior or to assign it in debts.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 148–148v.

C: 

RCH; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 18; Lib. mun. pub. Hib., i, pt 2, p. 198.

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
45
16 Jul. 1374
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

John Duket has shown the K. that he lost three horses, arms and other things worth 40m while crossing to Ire. in the K.'s service in a ship that was then totally destroyed by storms. ORDER to pay him £10 granted for these reasons.

C: 

RCH.

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
46
18 Jul. 1374
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.].

ORDER to pay Robert Preston, chief justice of the bench, £10, his fee for a quarter year.

C: 

RCH.

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
47
24 Jun. 1374
To Stephen [Valle], bp Meath.

John Porter has shown that the K. committed to him by letters patent the custody of the manor of Dysert in co. Meath to have for all his life rendering 5m p.a at the Ex. Although John was compelled to answer to the K. for the said 5m annually, Stephen [Valle], bp Meath, would not permit him to enter the said manor, but received the profits himself. ORDER to restore the same.1

C: 

RCH.

Footnotes: 

1 This is the first of two writs calendared in RCH as a bundle with a single item-number.

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
48
3 Jul. 1374
To the T. and barons of the Ex.

ORDER to compel Stephen [Valle], bp Meath, to answer for the issues and profits [of the manor of Dysert, co. Meath, as in §47] for the time of his occupation.

C: 

RCH.

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
49
3 Jun. 1374
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

The seneschal and bailiffs of Drogheda on the side of Meath have shown that they were amerced at 40s by the T. and chamberlains for failing to appear to make their proffer on the first day of Easter term [1373] 47 Edw. III, on the morrow of Michaelmas following, and on the first day of Easter term [1374] in the present year, viz. 20s for the first day, 6s 8d for the second day and 13s 4d for the third day, as in the estreats of the amercements in the Ex. The governor and council have been fully informed that the seneschal and bailiffs incurred great expense and labour in repairing the bridge of the town. The K. has pardoned and remitted to them the said amercements. ORDER to supersede the said demand for the amercements and to exonerate and acquit them, according to the K.'s pardon.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 142–142v.

C: 

RCH; NAI, RC 8/31, pp 94–6; COA, PH 15170, pp 171–2; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 18.

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
50
3 Jun. 1374
Dublin
To the T. and barons of the Ex.

John Dowdall, sheriff of Louth, has shown by petition to the governor and council in a great council held at Dublin how he was called to account before the T. and chamberlains at the quindene of Hilary [1372] 46 Edw. III. Although that day was adjourned until the quindene of Easter because the said sheriff was ordered to be present at a parliament then being held at Kilkenny, yet he was amerced 100s at the Ex. Afterwards, although that day was adjourned by the Jcr and T. until the quindene of Michaelmas because he was in Drogheda attending to his office and in the company of the Jcr going to treat with O Neil and other rebels, yet because of his absence in the quindene of Hilary, Easter term and Michaelmas, he was amerced for large sums amounting to 100s. And the day was further adjourned until the quindenes of Martinmas, yet he was amerced in £20 for his absence at the Morrow of All Souls, the quindene of Michaelmas and the quindene of Martinmas and seeks remedy for his expenses and albours and for the amercements. Because it is agreed that these articles are true, the K. has pardoned and remitted all amercements for the said reasons to the sheriff. ORDER to supersede all the said amercements and to pardon the sheriff for the same.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 143–143v.

C: 

RCH; COA, PH 15170, p. 203; NAI, Ferguson Repertory 1, p. 6; NAI, RC 8/31, pp 299–303.

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
51
21 Jul. 1374
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

The K. lately wished to be informed as to the amount of arrears owed to Roger Gabyard and his company of 23 archers and horsemen of their wages for the time they stayed in the ward at Carlow for the safety of that town by order of the K.'s council there, after they withdrew from the company of Robert Ashton, formerly Jcr of Ire. The K. ordered the T. and chamberlains to search the rolls and memoranda of the Ex. and to return their finding in chancery under the seal of the Ex. They returned that the arrears of the wages of Robert and the others from 29 Oct. [1373] 47 Edw. III until 20 Dec. following, viz. for 53 days1 counting the first and last, each taking 6d a day, amount to £31 16s. The K. wishes to make satisfaction to Roger and his fellows. ORDER to pay them the said £31 16s, or assign them debts.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 154.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 17; RCH.

Footnotes: 

1 The reading of '43 days' in RCH is an error.

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
52
1 Aug. 1374
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.].

ORDER to pay William Serjeaunt 100s granted to him on account of his costs and labours in the K.'s service.

C: 

RCH; NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 17.

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
53
5 Aug. 1374
To the T. [and chamberlains of the Ex.].

In response to a writ of certiorari concerning the amount of arrears owed to John Northampton, keeper of the gaol of Cork, of the 100s p.a. granted to him for life for the said custody, the T. and chamberlains returned that they amount to 16s 6¼d for 61 days and £7 10s for three terms. ORDER to pay him.

C: 

RCH.

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
54
24 Jul. 1374
To the seneschal of the liberty of Meath.

Adam fitz Davy has shown how the K. by letters patent committed to him the office of the chief serjeanty of co. Meath, then in the K.'s hand, rendering the extent. He occupied that office until, in the time of Robert Ashton, formerly Jcr of Ire., it was committed by other letters patent of a later date to one Henry Plesyngton. ORDER to restore Adam to his former estate.1

C: 

RCH.

Footnotes: 

1 This writ is calendared in RCH as part of a bundle with a single item-number; the bundle contains two letters, of which this is the first.

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
55
26 Jul. 1374
To Henry [Plesyngton].

ORDER not to interfere in the said [chief] serjeanty [of co. Meath, as in §54].

C: 

RCH.

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
56
12 Aug. 1374
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

The K. granted £20 of his gift by name of reward to Edmund Berle, citizen of Dublin, in consideration of his great labours, expenses and losses [sustained] in various marches of Leinster in wars against Irish enemies and rebels. ORDER to pay him the said sum or to make assignment.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
Authorized: 
By the governor and council.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 157.

C: 

RCH; NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 17.

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
57
12 Aug. 1374
To the sheriff of Waterford.

Meiler Dexetre found sufficient surety for being in the Ex. [etc.] to account for money that Jordan, his father, owed the K. from the time when he was sheriff of co. Connacht. ORDER to cause the lands of his father in that county [Waterford] to be delivered to him.1

C: 

RCH.

Footnotes: 

1 This is the first of three items calendared in RCH as a bundle with a single item-number.

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
58
12 Aug. 1374
To the seneschal of the liberty of Kilkenny.

Similar ORDER [to cause lands in that liberty to be delivered to Meiler Dexetre, as in §57].

C: 

RCH.

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
59
12 Aug. 1374
To the sheriff of Cork.

Similar ORDER [to cause lands in that county to be delivered to Meiler Dexetre, as in §57].

C: 

RCH.

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
60
16 Aug. 1374
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

Philip Gaseran has shown the K. that when the governor was last at Kilkenny Roger Hakeneshawe dcd borrowed from Philip 10m which were paid to Comarre, chieftain of his lineage, for the K.'s business; and now, all Roger's goods have been seized into the K.'s hand because of certain accounts and debts, so that Philip cannot obtain payment. ORDER to pay him the 10m granted to him on that account.

C: 

RCH.

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
61
12 Aug. 1374
Dublin
To the T. and barons of the Ex.

Joan, who was the wife of Roger Hakenshawe, has petitioned the governor and council that Roger was lately killed by Irish enemies and rebels when in the K.'s service, after which all his goods and chattels were seized into the K.'s hand so that she has nothing from those goods with which she could bury him or continue her own life. The K. has granted her 10m of the goods and chattels that belonged to Roger for the expenses of the burial. ORDER to cause Richard Mynot, her present husband, and Joan to have allowance of 10m in debts in their account of the said goods and chattels.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 159.

C: 

RCH.

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
62
6 Sep. 1374
Naas
To the escheator.

When the cathedral church of Cashel was vacant lately by the death of Thomas [Mac Cearbhaill], the last archbishop,1 the pope provided to that archiepiscopal see master Philip Toryntoun [Torrington], O.F.M., professor in theology, as appears by letters with the papal bull directed to the K. As the archbishop renounced all and singular things prejudicial to the K. and his crown contained in those letters and submitted that he will conduct himself humbly to the K., the K. took his fealty on 19 Sept. [1373] and ordered William Windsor, governor, or his deputy, to cause the temporalities with issues to be restored from 19 Sept., as is contained in letters patent of Eng. ORDER to restore the temporalities to the archbishop, with appurtenances and issues from 19 Sept., to be held in the said form.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 160.

C: 

RCH; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 18.

Footnotes: 

1 Tomás Mac Cearbhaill, abp Cashel, died on 8 Feb. 1372 (NHI, ix, 290).

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
63
6 Sep. 1374
Naas
To John Colton, T. of Ire.

ORDER, without delay, to cause to be seized into the K.'s hand the manors of Chastelwarny, Oughtrard and Hontonrede, and also all lands and tenements pertaining to them.

C: 

RCH.

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
64
6 Sep. 1374
Naas
To Philip [Torrington], abp Cashel.

By reason of Philip's recent creation as archbishop, the K. will nominate one of his clerks to receive a certain pension annually until he should be provided with a suitable benefice by the archbishop. The K. has nominated John Howeden, his clerk, and asks the archbishop to grant John the said pension by letters patent under the archbishop's seal and the seal of the dean and chapter of the cathedral of St Patrick's, Cashel. ORDER to write to him concerning the premises.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 161.

C: 

RCH.

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
65
12 Sep. 1374
Castledermot
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay Thomas Harold, constable of Newcastle McKynegan, 120m, the arrears of his fee of 120m which he takes annually while the war lasts between the K. and the Irish rebels and enemies near the castle, viz. from 30 Sept. [1373] to 30 Sept. [1374] following, for one whole year.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 165.

C: 

RCH.

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
66
15 Oct. 1374
Castledermot
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay John fitz Rery, appointed to pay the wages of men-at-arms [etc.] in Munster, £500 to make payments where necessary according to the survey and ordinances of Stephen [Valle], bp Meath, and to account with the Ex.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 17; RCH.

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
67
12 Aug. 1374
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

Master John Colton, T. of Ire., has petitioned the governor and council that when the said governor was Lt, after he departed from Leinster to Munster, Omorthe of Leys and other Irish enemies and rebels rose in war against the K. and his people, and burned and destroyed the town and priory of Athy, and the neighbouring parts. John went to the town to protect it with 26 horse and other marchers [marchionibus] and remained there for twelve days at his own costs. For this reason, John was obliged to provide horses, arms and equipment for some of his men staying there. Many of the enemy were thus defeated and killed. Later, after the withdrawal of Robert Ashton, formerly Jcr, Obrynne and others adhering to him were at war, John similarly stayed at Carrykmayn for eight days, and later for one month, with a great company of defensible men beyond his own retinue to resist them [the Irish] in salvation of the neighbouring marches, where every day he rode from morning to evening with others of the said marches undertaking various excessive labours at his own costs. And also, when Newcastle McKynegan was taken, burned and destroyed by the said Obrynnes and there was nothing in the treasury, the T. pledged his own goods for money for recovery and repair of the castle, to his damage and impoverishment. He and Nicholas Serjaunt, citizen of Dublin, with 35 of his fellows in his company, remained in the custody of the castle for five days at their own costs, because no one wished to be charged with the custody of that castle. While he was withdrawing, his horse worth 20m was killed by the Obrynnes. For all of which, John seeks remedy. As the governor and council are satisfied concerning the premises, the K. has granted £40 to John of his gift. ORDER to pay him the said sum.

Attested: 
William Windsor
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 158–158v.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 17; RCH.

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
68
11 Oct. 1374
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.].

ORDER to pay Henry Michell, K.'s attorney before the justices of the bench and barons of the Ex., 33s arrears of [his] fee for half a year.

C: 

RCH.

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
69
12 Oct. 1374
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.].

ORDER to pay Robert Preston, chief justice of the bench, £10, his fee for a quarter year.

C: 

RCH.

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
70
23 Sep. 1374

John Broun and John Percevale give half a mark for a writ.1

C: 

RCH.

Footnotes: 

1 This item is the first part of an unnumbered bundle consisting of two fines, which appear on RCH, p. 87, between §62 and §63. The unnumbered items are listed here as RCH 87/62 (a) and RCH 87/62 (b).

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
71
[23 Sep. 1374]

Nicholas Tallon also [gives half a mark for a writ, as in §70].

C: 

RCH.

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
72
[15 Oct. 1374]

MEMORANDUM that, when war flourished in Leinster and Munster, and William Windsor, governor, could not proceed from Leinster to Munster without danger of loss or destruction of various parts and marches of Leinster, it was agreed by the same governor and council at Naas on Thursday, the eve of the Nativity of the Blessed Mary [7 Sept. 1374], that Stephen [Valle], bp Meath, should proceed to Munster in aid of Comarre McComarre and the faithful people there against Obreen and others, both English and Irish, and that he should have in his company as many men-at-arms, archers, hobelars and foot, armed and unarmed, as seemed useful and necessary, appointed at the K.'s wages or to be appointed by the governor and council according to the tenor of a commission on this matter made by the K. in Eng. to the said bishop, and enrolled in this chancery for the present year, viz.:

for the wages of the bishop, 13s 4d a day;
for men-at-arms with horses suitably armed for their state, 12d;
for reward or fee 5⅞d;
for unarmed hobelars, 4d;
and for any other man-at-arms, the accustomed expenses;
the fees and wages of foot, 2d;
for the wages of a captain of 20 foot, 4d;
and for the fees with reward of such a captain, just as the bishop can agree with them;
and that they should have fees and wages on the first day that they move from their homes.

And because the K. did not then have in the treasury of Ire. the means whereby war might be maintained, nor was it believed that he would have in the future, it was ordained and agreed that the said bishop should induce the K.'s faithful people and lieges in the said parts to grant subsidies by wahtever ways and means he could; and if they were unwilling to grant [subsidies] and the bishop was unable to obtain from the K.'s money the fees and wages whereby he might pay, that then grain and beasts for victualling and expense might be assessed and levied in each county of Munster by the sheriffs of the said counties paying reasonably at the K.'s expense from the issues of their bailiwicks, as follows below. Also, it was ordered that a writ of liberate should be made for the delivery of £500 to John fitz Rery, clerk of the wages, for making the said payments.1

C: 

RCH; NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 18; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 19.

Footnotes: 

1 The date on which the memorandum was enrolled is not given in RCH; the date given here is that of the writ of liberate mentioned in the text (=above, §66).

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
73
18 Oct. 1374
Castledermot
To John fitz Rery, clerk of the wages and receiver general of the K.'s money in Munster.

ORDER to pay the K.'s money received or to be received by him in those parts as often as necessary, by order of Stephen [Valle], bp Meath, who is in the K.'s service with a large company in those parts on expedition, and by the controller, Henry Michell. From the money thus received, he is to pay 13s 4d a day to the said bishop, and 3s 4d to Henry while they remain in the K.'s service. He himself is to take 3s 4d a day for his wages while he remains in the K.'s service. The K. will allow him in debts in his account both the payments made by order of the bishop and Henry, and the wages paid to the bishop, Henry and himself. He is to omit nothing under pain of forfeiture.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
Authorized: 
By the governor and council.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 167.

C: 

RCH.

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
74
16 Oct. 1374
Castledermot
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay Comare MacConmar, chieftain of his lineage, 82m granted to him of the K.'s gift for his labours and expenses from Pentecost last [21 May 1374] until now for going to Limerick to defend our lieges against Obreen and other Irish enemies and rebels, and remaining there with 80 men, horse and foot, at his own expenses without receiving anything from the K., and for making various good expeditions against Obreen and killing many of his men.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 166.

C: 

RCH.

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
75
20 Sep. 1374
Castledermot
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.]

ORDER to pay brother William Tany, prior of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem in Ire., C. of Ire., £20, his fee for half a year.

C: 

RCH.

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
76
20 Oct. 1374
Castledermot
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.].

ORDER to pay Walter Evere, formerly constable of Carlow castle, £10, being his arrears from 18 July to 18 Aug. of those £20 granted to him annually during pleasure.

C: 

RIA, MS 24.D.5, p. 28; RCH.

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
77
1 Nov. 1374
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.].

ORDER to pay Walter Evere, keeper of writs and rolls before the justices of the bench and keeper of chirographs there, 75s, his fee for three quarters of a year.

C: 

RCH.

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
78
23 Oct. 1374
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.].

ORDER to pay 10m to the prior and Friars Preachers of Dublin in part-payment of the 35m granted annually to them and to their brethren in Drogheda, Waterford, Cork and Limerick of the K.'s alms.

C: 

RCH.

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
79
25 Oct. 1374
Castledermot
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

The K. has granted 40m to master John Colton, dean of St Patrick's, Dublin, T. of Ire., by advice of the governor and council, in recompense for his labours and expenses in going to Eng. concerning various important matters concerning the K. and the state of Ire. ORDER to pay him.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 170.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 19; RCH; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 18.

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
80
20 Oct. 1374
Castledermot
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

Peter Shirbourne has shown the K. that he lately took by force and arms Fullan Dancesson, Gilpatrick Okerwell and Donaldus Symondesson, Irish malefactors and disturbers of the peace of the lineage of les Otothils, and he delivered them for safe custody to Dublin castle, where one of them died. Although the K.'s faithful lieges of the neighbouring parts were bettered, comforted and relieved by their capture, and long afterwards the peace between them and les Otothils was far better established and faithfully held, yet because of various complaints and pleas that Otothill, captain of the said nation, made against the said Peter and other lieges of the K. on account of the said capture and for other reasons, and in order to avert greater perils, on the advice of the K.'s council it was decided that Peter should pay 18m to the said Otothill, to his damage and the depression of his estate. Peter asked the K. to consider the benefit of the capture of the said malefactors and the damage he suffered in paying the 18m, for which he seeks remedy. As the council was satisfied as to the truth of the premises, the K. granted 100s to Peter of his gift. ORDER to pay him the 100s granted to him as reward.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 169–169v.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 19; RCH; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 18.

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
81
28 Oct. 1374
Castledermot
To the T. and barons of the Ex.

John Bromwiche kt [chivaler] has shown the K. that although the K. lately by letters patent pardoned him the forfeiture of the town of Bannow and other land and tenements in Jerpoint and Everdrym in co. Wexford seized by reason of a certain ordinance made by the K. and council in Eng. and restored to the same John together with the issues due to the crown by the said forfeiture, nevertheless the T. and barons of the Ex. summoned his attorneys and the K.'s farmers of the said lands [etc.] to answer at the Ex. both for the issues thereof at Easter [1369] 43 Edw. III, of which satisfaction was made to the said John by his attorneys before they had notice of the ordinance, as might appear by his acquittance to them for the same, and also for other issues received by the attorneys and farmers afterwards to his great loss and contrary to the tenor of the patent. He has sought a remedy. By inspection of the rolls of chancery, it appeared that the K. had entirely granted and restored the premises to him with all their issues and profits. ORDER to exonerate John, his attorneys and farmers and to cause him to be quit.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 1, p. 29; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 22;
RCH; COA, PH 13203, p. 29.

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
82
3 Nov. 1374
Castledermot
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

William Windsor kt [chivaler] has shown by petition to the council of Ire. that the K. by letters patent under the g.s. of Eng. lately granted him and his heirs the castle of Blakcastell, with all fisheries, chases, parks, woods, warrens, rents [etc.] to the value of 60m, in part satisfaction of the 1000m in lands and rents that the K. granted him and the heirs of his body by other letters patent. Because of this grant, William was fully seised of the said castle and continued to be so until the time of Robert Ashton, formerly Jcr, when Roger Hakensowe, escheator, seized it into the K.'s hand without any reasonable cause and even though William was not summoned or brought to answer, contrary to the form of the statute that no one should be removed from his free tenement unless he should have been brought to answer and evicted by course of law. The castle remained in the K.'s hand to William's great loss, for which he has sought remedy.

Wishing to be informed as to the reason for taking the same into his hands, the K. ordered the rolls to be searched. No cause was found for the seizure except certain letters of the p.s. of the former Jcr [Robert Ashton] by which he commanded the C. to issue a writ to the said escheator to seize the same, together with various other lands specified in that writ, which the escheator did in accordance with the writ. Afterwards an inquisition was taken by order of the K. and returned into chancery, by which it was found that the premises were granted to William by letters patent dated 24 June [1369] 43 Edw. III. Whereupon it was decided in chancery, by advice of the K.'s council, that the K.'s hand should be removed and the K. ordered the escheator by writ dated 24 June [1374] 48 Edw. III to remove the K.'s hand and to restore the issues and profits from 17 Sept. [1372] 46 Edw. III, the day of the seizure. In response to a writ of certiorari concerning the amount that was answered for to the K. from the said castle while it was in the K.'s hand, the T. and chamberlains returned that it was £56. ORDER to pay William that sum.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
C: 

BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 22; NAI, Lodge MS 1, pp 29–30; RCH; COA, PH 13203, p. 29.

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
83
12 Nov. 1374
Castledermot
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.].

ORDER to pay John Tyrell, K.'s pleader, 50s, his arrears for half a year.

C: 

RCH.

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
84
4 Dec. 1374
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.].

ORDER to pay brother William Tany, prior of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem, C. of Ire., £10 his fee for a quarter year.

C: 

RCH.

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
85
3 Nov. 1374
Castledermot
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

The K. lately wished to be informed as to the amount of arrears owed to Robert Tyrell, formerly keeper of the peace in co. Dublin, of £53 6s 8d granted to him in the time of the earl of Desmond, formerly Jcr of Ire., because, when Robert was in Meath in the company of brother Thomas Burley, C. of Ire., he was taken by the rebels of Carbury, and wounded and detained in prison and held by them until he paid a ransom of horses and arms worth £100 for his release, to the damage of the said Robert. The K. ordered the T. and chamberlains to search the rolls and memoranda of the Ex. and to return their findings in chancery. They returned that the arrears amount to £43 13s 4d. And now William Boltham and Joan his wife, administrators of the goods and chattels of Robert, plead that they be granted the said arrears in recompense for expenses incurred by them in paying Robert's debts as administrators of Robert's goods and chattels. The K. has granted them the said £43 13s 4d in recompense for Robert's debts paid by them. ORDER to pay them the said £43 13s 4d.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 171–171v.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 19; RCH.

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
86
18 Oct. 1374
Castledermot
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

The K. lately wished to be informed as to the amount of arrears owed to David Tryvers of the 100s granted to him by the council when he was in the K.'s service in the company of James Butler, e. Ormond, and of brother Thomas Burley, C. of Ire., labouring continually at his own costs with 1 covered horse, 2 archers against the les Otothyllys and other Irishmen, then being at open war against the K., until peace was confirmed. The K. ordered the T. and chamberlains to search the rolls and memoranda of the Ex. and to inform him accordingly. They returned that the arrears amount to £4 15s. ORDER to pay David the said £4 15s.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 168.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 19; RCH.

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
87
1 Aug. 1374
Dublin
To the escheator.

The K. wished to be informed as to the reason for taking into his hands the manors of Incheroryk, Grenmoyars, Imlagh, Staanagh, Lesmolyng and 2 carucates of lands in Finnore, 3 messuages and 1 carucate of land in Doulek, and 2 messuages and 140 acres of land in Clonmel that belonged to Fulk s. of Patrick de la Freigne and Katherine, his wife, previously wife of Edmund Butler. The escheator returned that the reason for the seizure was that Edmund was indicted in co. Kildare of various felonies committed by him against the K.'s peace and outlawed there in the K.'s bench at the suit of Geoffrey s. of Robert. And furthermore he returned that Edmund could not forfeit those lands of Katherine's estate that he had obtained in jointure with her. ORDER to remove the K.'s hand and to restore the said lands, saving to the K. the reversion of the manor of Lesmolyng, and 2 messuages and 140 acres in Clonmel, and also of other [lands] that were entailed to the heirs of the said Edmund, after Katherine's death.

C: 

RCH; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 23; NAI, Lodge MS 1, p. 30; COA, PH 13203, p. 30.

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
88
22 Nov. 1374
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

William Windsor kt [chivaler] has shown the K. that although certain tallies of £20 in part-payment of debts that the K. owed William while he was Lt of Ire. were delivered by the T. [etc.] to Roger Levenes, then collector of customs in the ports of Dublin and Drogheda, to be levied from the issues of the said customs and delivered to William, the said collector then had nothing and still has nothing [etc.]. ORDER to pay the same from the K.'s treasury.

C: 

RIA, MS 12.D.16, p. 51; RCH.

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
89
15 Dec. 1374
Naas
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.].

ORDER to pay Edmund Burgh kt £20 in part-payment of the fee of £40 p.a. granted to him by letters patent.

C: 

RCH; NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 17.

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
90
10 Dec. 1374
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.].

ORDER to pay Nicholas Moenes, formerly justice at pleas [etc.], 4m 3s 4d arrears.

C: 

RCH.

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
91
1 Aug. 1374
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay O Molmoye, chieftain of his lineage, 40s granted of the K.'s gift for good service rendered in bringing various Irish enemies and rebels of the K. to his peace.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 156.

C: 

RCH; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 18.

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
92
20 Jan. 1375
To Edmund Lorence, escheator of Ire.

William s. of David Omyhull, who held of the K. in chief, has died. ORDER to take into the K.'s hand the lands and tenements he held in chief and to find by inquisition the time of his death, who are his heirs and to return the same in chancery.

C: 

NAI, Lodge, MS 19, p. 175; RCH.

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
93
20 Jan. 1375
To Edmund Lorence, escheator of Ire.

ORDER to take the lands of John Wotton dcd, who held in chief, into the K.'s hand.1

C: 

NAI, Lodge, MS 19, p. 175; RCH.

Footnotes: 

1 This item is unnumbered in RCH; it appears on RCH, p. 88, between the items numbered as §83 and §84. It is listed here as RCH 88/83 (a).

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
94
12 Jan. 1375
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.].

ORDER to pay Robert Preston, chief justice of the bench, £10 arrears of his fee.

C: 

RCH.

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
95
23 Jan. 1375
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.].

ORDER to pay Richard Plunket, K.'s pleader, £18 5s, his fee for 3¾ years.

C: 

RCH.

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
96
23 Jan. 1375
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.].

ORDER to pay James Penkeston, keeper of the writs, rolls and memoranda before the governor and keeper of Ire., 75s arrears of his fee.1

C: 

RCH.

Footnotes: 

1 This writ is calendared in RCH as part of a bundle with a single item-number; the bundle contains two letters, of which this is the first.

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
97
23 Jan. 1375
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.].

[Similar ORDER to pay James Penkeston] 40s.

C: 

RCH.

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
98
20 Nov. 1374
Castledermot
To Edmund Lorence, escheator of Ire.

On 26 March [1371] 45 Edw. III, at the request of his beloved son, John Hastings, e. Pembroke, the K. pardoned by letters patent the forfeiture of lands and tenements, with various franchises, profits liberties and commodities in the town of New Ross that Walter Mauny1 and Margaret his wife lately held, being the inheritance of the said Margaret. This forfeiture was incurred by them by virtue of the ordinances made at Guildford by the K. and council for the salvation of the land of Ire. because of the necessity of preserving of the said lands. The K. restored the same to them, which were held in chief, to be held by the heirs of the said Margaret forever of the crown by the ancient service, the said ordinances notwithstanding, provided that after their restoration they should surrender them to the earl of Pembroke and Anne his wife, who was Margaret's daughter, to be held by Anne's heirs of the crown by the said services forever; and once the earl gained possession, he should make suitable provision for their defence, just as for other lands of her inheritance in Ire., in aid of the salavation of that land, as appears by letters patent.

Now the K. has has been informed, on behalf of the said earl and Anne, that although he ordered Robert Ashton, then Jcr of Ire., to cause the lands to be delivered to Walter and Margaret, and afterwards they surrendered together while Walter was alive (though now lately he has died) and Margaret alone after his death, the lands to the earl and Anne his wife in the agreed form, yet the Jcr of Ire., asserting that he was utterly ignorant of that deed, did not cause seisin to be delivered to them, to their great loss. By inspection of an enrolment of a certain indenture of Margaret herself, dated 3 Feb. [1372] 46 Edw. III, which was later acknowledged by her in chancery on 10 May [1373] 47 Edw. III and enrolled in chancery, it appeared that she surrendered the said lands to the earl and Anne. Consequently, the K., by writ dated 4 Aug. [1374] last, ordered William Windsor, governor and keeper of Ire., and the C. and T. there, or their deputies, to cause seisin to be delivered to the earl and his wife, or their attorneys, together with the issues from 3 Feb., to be held by Anne's heirs. ORDER to deliver that seisin.

C: 

BL, Egerton MS 75, p. 23; Hore, Wexford, i, 200; RCH; NAI, Lodge MS 1, p. 31; COA, PH 13203, p. 31.

Footnotes: 

1 'Manny' in RCH.

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
99
6 Dec. 1374
Castledermot
To the seneschal of the liberty of Meath.

James de la Hyde kt, dcd, owed the K. on the day he died various accounts and debts from the time when he was sheriff of Limerick, seneschal of the liberty of Meath and escheator of Ire., for which the K. wishes to be satisfied. ORDER to take into the K.'s hand all his lands and goods in Dunshaghlyn, Roweston, and elsewhere in the barony of Ratoath or in his bailiwick, with the exception of the manor of Maynclare, and to show before T. and barons of the Ex. in the quindene of the Purification of BMV next what the K. should do therein.

C: 

BL, Egerton MS 75, p. 23; RCH; NAI, Lodge MS 1, p. 30; COA, PH 13203, pp 30–31.

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
100
[No date.]

[This item was illegible by 1828.]1

C: 

RCH.

Footnotes: 

1 This was the first item on the dorse of RCI roll §34.

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
101
[No date.]

[This item was illegible by 1828.]

C: 

RCH.

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
102
[No date.]

[This item was illegible by 1828.]

C: 

RCH.

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
103
[No date.]

[This item was illegible by 1828.]

C: 

RCH.

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
104
4 Mar. 1374
Dublin
To Oliver fitz Eustace.

Nicholas Cadwelly has shown by petition before the Jcr and council of Ire. that the custody of the K.'s castle of Newcastle McKynegan was committed to him by advice of the K.'s council after the death of Hugh Lawless, formerly constable, because no one else then wished to accept the office. Nicholas and his men maintained the office securely until Obryn, chieftain of his lineage, with a great force of Irish enemies and rebels, broke into the castle, and took Nicholas who was found in the same [castle] and wounded him badly, and he still holds him in prison and will not deliver him unless the K. causes to be delivered to Obryn one Jordan McSymond Obryn, Irishman, a hostage to be forfeited to the K. on account of the breach of the peace in this part, who is in the custody of the said Oliver fitz Eustace. Nicholas has pleaded that the K. should grant the delivery of the said Jordan to be released to the said Obryn so that Nicholas himself might be delivered. Having considered the plea and on the advice of council, ORDER to bring the said Jordan to Dublin as swiftly as possible and to deliver him to Nicholas or Hugh Possewyk, his attorney, by indenture.

Attested: 
William Tany, Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 123–123v.

C: 

RCH; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 18.

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
105
26 Mar. 1374
Clane
To Thomas [Mynot], abp Dublin.

The K. has learned that Obreen of Thomond, chieftain of his lineage, who is at open war with the K. and his faithful people of his land of Ire., has now proceeded anew to Munster with a great force of Irish enemies and rebels of the K. to destroy the K.'s faithful people in the said part. As the K. wishes to resist their malice and impudence [eorum malicie et protervie] with God's help and by the advice of Thomas [Mynot], abp Dublin, and others of the K.'s council, ORDER to be in Dublin on the next Wednesday before Easter next [29 March 1374] to treat and give council on the premises and other urgent matters specially concerning the salvation and defence of the K.'s said land with the K.'s beloved in Christ, Brother William Tany, prior of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem in Ire., the K.'s Jcr of Ire., and others of the K.'s council summoned there on the said day. And as the archbishop loves the peace and tranquillity of the K.'s lieges and the salvation of his land, he should omit nothing.1

Attested: 
William Tany, Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 128 (=Parls & councils, §31).

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 36; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 18.

Footnotes: 

1 This is the first of two items calendared in RCH as a bundle with a single item-number.

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
106
26 Mar. 1374
Clane

Similar WRITS [of summons, as in §105] issued to the following persons, viz.:

Maurice fitz Thomas, e. Kildare;
Robert Preston;
and John Keppok.

Attested: 
William Tany, Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 128 (=Parls & councils, §31).

C: 

RCH.

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
107
12 Feb. 1374
Dublin
To the sheriff of Limerick.

William, bp Emly, informed the K. by his letters that William Lyn, formerly vicar of Any in his diocese, and David Browery for a quarter year and more were condemned for heretical pravity by the said bishop, because of which their goods and chattels—which were extended at £28 0s 11d by an inquisition taken before the said bishop—were adjudged to fall to the K. according to the law of the church. At the request of the bishop, the K. lately ordered the sheriff of Limerick to seize the said goods and chattels according to that extent, or another if necessary; and this was done.

Now the K. has been shown by a public instrument in chancery that William and David had appealed to Rome both before and after the sentence and they intend to prosecute their appeal there. The said bishop has demanded the execution of their sentences not withstanding the said appeals, and the confiscation of their goods and chattels to the damage of David and William. The K. has accepted this.

Wishing to do justice to David and William, ORDER to restore the said goods and chattels to David and William, or their attorneys, for the above reasons and no other, on acceptance of suitable surety from them that they shall answer for the said goods and chattels if it is found that by right they belong to the K. And he is to testify to the T. and barons concerning the said surety.

Attested: 
William Tany, prior of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem in Ire., Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 119–119v.

C: 

RCH.

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
108
28 Mar. 1374
To the prior of Holmpatrick.

ORDER to cause all men-at-arms and archers of whatever condition belonging to the retinue of William Windsor, governor and keeper of Ire., who come to the coast there in order to cross to foreign parts without the K.'s licence to be arrested and kept in prison; and they are not to be released without further order.

Attested: 
William Tany, prior of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem in Ire., Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 128.

C: 

RCH; NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 36; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 18.

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
109
28 Mar. 1374
To the mayor, seneschal and bailiffs of Drogheda of both sides of the water.

Similar ORDER [concerning deserters from the retinue of William Windsor, as in §108].

T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 128.

C: 

RCH; NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 36; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 18.

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
110
28 Mar. 1374
To the sheriff of Louth.

ORDER to take into the K.'s hand 80 acres of land in Leskyne, co. Louth, whose custody the K. lately committed to Adam fitz Davy, notwithstanding that grant; and he is to answer for the issues of it in the Ex. until the K. should notify him otherwise.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 19, p. 175; RCH.

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
111
28 Mar. 1374
To the escheator of Ire. or his deputy.

ORDER to seize into the K.'s hand the lands that belonged to William fitz Morice, late baron of Barnchurch, whose custody was committed by letters patent to John Weston.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 19, p. 175; RCH.

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
112
28 Mar. 1374
To John Colton, T. of Ire.

ORDER to seize into the K.'s hand the lands in Berton and Glassely that belonged to Leonard Carew dcd, who held of the K. in chief, whose custody the K. committed to Walter de la Botellerie.

C: 

RCH.

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
113
28 Mar. 1374
To Robert Preston, justice of oyer and terminer in co. Carlow.

Brother Roger, master of Kyllergy, who is in the company of the Jcr of Ire. in the K.'s service, could not appear in the common bench at Carlow to answer for various trespasses and felonies. He was indicted on that account and had a day by mainprize. ORDER not to trouble him for that default.

C: 

RCH.

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
114
18 Apr. 1374

William Hebrigge acknowledges that he owes 33s 4d to Robert Sutton clk.

C: 

RCH.

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
115
9 May. 1374
Kilkenny
To the T. and barons of the Ex.

ORDER to supersede until the quindene of Martinmas next all demands made by summons of the Ex. to the abbot of the Blessed Mary of Tintern to answer the K. for 13m from an annual pension of 13m rendered annually by the said abbot and his successors to the prior of Canterbury before the proclamation in Ire. of the ordinance lately made by the K. and his council at Guildford, those 13m having been paid in Eng. for the first year after the ordinance and its proclamation. Meanwhile, they are not to trouble the abbot himself or Henry Wogan, seneschal of the liberty of Wexford on that acount.

C: 

RCH.

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
116
[11 May. 1374]

MEMORANDUM that on Ascension Thursday [11 May 1374], James Butler, e. Ormond, lord of the liberty of Tipperary, and Patrick de la Freigne kt, seneschal of the liberty of Kilkenny, came into chancery at Kilkenny. There, because of reciprocal complaints made by the commons of co. Tipperary and the commons of co. Kilkenny before the governor and council, the said earl delivered Edmund s. of Edmund Butler to Stephen [Valle], bp Meath, and Brother William Tany, prior of St John of Jerusalem in Ire., C. of Ire., as surety [vadium] for making restitution and amends for all murders [etc.] and other trespasses committed by the commons of co. Tipperary against the commons of co. Kilkenny by the inquisition to be taken on that account and according to the decision of the said bishop and C. And the said Patrick delivered Ralph Freigne as surety [etc.] for trespasses committed by the commons of co. Kilkenny against the commons of co. Tipperary. These sureties were returned to the earl and to Patrick on condition that they both deliver them respectively on specified days and places, or other suitable sureties, by arbitration of the bishop and C. for those restitutions [etc.]. If they should not do so, they conceded that they would each be bound to the K. in 200s. Afterwards, the earl protested that he would not satisfy for those of the lineages of the Tobyns and Purcells of co. Tipperary.1

C: 

RCH; NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 60; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 18.

Footnotes: 

1 The date on which the memorandum was enrolled is not given in RCH; the date given here is that referred to in the text.

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
117
8 May. 1374
Castledermot

John s. of Robert Sweteman kt mainprized that he would produce Humphrey Prendergast, his servant, before the governor and keeper of Ire. and the council.

C: 

RCH.

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
118
20 May. 1374
Dublin
To the T. and barons of the Ex.

On 18 Jan. [1374] 46 Edw. III, in return for the sum of £20 to be paid in the Ex. by Stephen Fleming, the K. granted a licence to Robert Wakeman, Richard Lawless, William Warwyk, Richard Eustace and Gilbert Wryghte, chaplains, that they might receive and retain forever the following lands, viz.:

the manor of Duleek and also a moiety of a fourth part of the customs and services both of free tenants and Irishmen pertaining to the manor;
and also a moiety of a fourth part of the manor of Loghseudy;
and also two hundred acres of land in le Rothe;
and the customs and full services both of free tenants and Irishmen of the towns of Dunboyne, Keene, Drummoghire, Gormanston, Balygart and Cruyseston;
and 7m of rent in Dundalk, together with the lordship and services of all the K.'s tenants there;
and also the advowsons of the vicarages of the churches of Dundalk and Coolock.

They acquired them from Peter Howth clk and Hugh Portes, chaplain, who held them with Walter Fouler, chaplain, of the K. in chief, without the assent of the said Walter and without having obtained the K.'s licence, as appeared by inquisition taken before Roger Hakenshawe, deputy to Richard [Stury], escheator of Ire., and returned into chancery. Further that they might hold the same forever to themselves and their heirs of the crown by due and accustomed services, and that, together with the said Walter Fowler, they might assign the same to Reginald s. of Simon Fleming and the heirs of his body to be held of the K. and his heirs for due and accustomed services forever, with successive remainders to Thomas s. of Simon Fleming and his heirs, and Stephen Fleming and his heirs.

On 24 Jan. 1374, at the suit of the said Stephen and considering the great expenses he sustained in supporting the said Thomas, son and heir of Simon dcd, who held in chief and was a minor in Stephen's custody at the K.'s command, the K. pardoned the said Stephen £10 of the £20 he was bound to pay. ORDER to cause Stephen to have due allowance for payment of the said £20.1

C: 

BL, Egerton MS 70, p. 24; RCH; COA, PH 15170, 168–71; COA, PH 13203, p. 32; RIA, MS 12.D.25, p. 36; NAI, Lodge MS 1, p. 32.

Footnotes: 

1 RCH reads '£30'.

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
119
20 Mar. 1374
Dublin
To [Thomas Mynot] abp Dublin.

A great council is to be held at Dublin on Saturday, the eve of Holy Trinity next [27 May 1374]. ORDER to attend in person with suitable procurations for the clergy of the diocese and with sufficient powers to treat and consent concerning that which the governor and keeper and council expound there. And he is to omit nothing and to have the names of the procurators and this writ.1

Attested: 
The governor
Authorized: 
By the governor and council.
C: 

NAI, Lindsay MS 1, ff 19–20; Betham, Const. Eng. & early parl. Ire., pp 315–16; RCH.

Footnotes: 

1 RCH records that the remainder of the original enrolment, including the date, was damaged by 1828 ('Cetera una cum data deleta sunt'). It appears as if RCH omitted a series of related writs of summons, which are calendared here as §§120–4 below in order to preserve the original sequence of the roll.

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
120
20 Mar. 1374
Dublin

Similar WRITS [of summons to a great council at Dublin on 27 May 1374, as in §119] were addressed to the archbishop of Armagh and the bishops of Meath, Kildare and Leighlin.

Attested: 
The governor
Authorized: 
By the governor and council.
C: 

NAI, Lindsay MS 1, ff 19–20; Betham, Const. Eng. & early parl. Ire., pp 315–16.

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
121
20 Mar. 1374
Dublin

Similar WRITS [of summons to a great council at Dublin on 27 May 1374, as in §119] were addressed to the following, viz.:

the abbot of Mellifont;
the abbot of St Thomas the Martyr near Dublin;
the abbot of St Mary's near Dublin;
the prior of Louth;
the prior of the church of the Holy Trinity, Dublin;
Master Walter Crump, archdeacon of Meath;
and the prior of Conall.

Attested: 
The governor
Authorized: 
By the governor and council.
C: 

NAI, Lindsay MS 1, ff 19–20; Betham, Const. Eng. & early parl. Ire., pp 315–16.

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
122
20 Mar. 1374
Dublin

Similar WRITS [of summons to a great council at Dublin on 27 May 1374, as in §119] were addressed to the following persons, viz.:

Maurice s. of Thomas, e. Kildare;
William Loundres kt;
Patrick de la Freigne kt;
Simon Cusack kt;
Robert Preston kt;
Nicholas Cartmarten kt;
James de la Hyde kt;
Thomas Tuite kt;
R. Calf, baron of Norragh;
J. Hussee, baron of Galtrim;
John Bellew;
Richard Plunket;
John Tyrel;
Oliver s. of Eustace;
William Wellesley;
Walter l'Enfaunt;
Adam Lyt;
Thomas Cruys;
William Boltham;
John Cref;
Roger Gernon;
Philip Haddesore;
Geoffrey White of the Warde;
Richard Taff;
Thomas Talbot kt;
Nicholas Howth;
Geoffrey Travers;
Michael Darcy.

Attested: 
The governor
Authorized: 
By the governor and council.
C: 

NAI, Lindsay MS 1, ff 19–20; Betham, Const. Eng. & early parl. Ire., 315–16.

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
123
20 Mar. 1374
Dublin

Similar WRITS [of summons to a great council at Dublin on 27 May 1374, as in §119] were addressed to the sheriffs of Dublin, Louth, Kildare and Carlow; and the sheriff of the crosslands of Meath and the seneschal of the liberty of Meath, ordering them to cause to be elected two suitable men.

Attested: 
The governor
Authorized: 
By the governor and council.
C: 

Betham, Const. Eng. & early parl. Ire., p. 315.

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
124
20 Mar. 1374
Dublin

Similar WRITS [of summons to a great council at Dublin on 27 May 1374, as in §119] were addressed to the mayor and bailiffs of Dublin for the election of two citizens and to the mayor and bailiffs of Drogheda and the provost and bailiffs of Dundalk for the election of two burgesses each.

Attested: 
The governor
Authorized: 
By the governor and council.
C: 

Betham, Const. Eng. & early parl. Ire., p. 315.

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
125
9 Jun. 1374
[To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.].

ORDER to pay William Windsor kt [chiv'], formerly Lt of Ire., 100m and £18 in respect of certain tallies that were formerly delivered to him towards payment of money for the K.'s debt, but which were later superseded.

C: 

RCH.

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
126
3 Jun. 1374
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

The seneschal and bailiffs of Drogheda on the side of Meath have pleaded that they are amerced in the sum of 46s 8d both from the time of John Staunton, seneschal, and of William Symcok, now seneschal, for failing to make their proffers before the T. and chamberlains of the Ex. in certain terms. William Windsor, governor, and the council have been fully informed that the said seneschal and bailiffs incurred great expense and labour in repairing the bridge in that town, for which the K. has pardoned them the 46s 8d. ORDER to exonerate them of the said sum and acquit them according to the K.'s pardon and not to trouble them in any way.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor and keeper.
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 144.

C: 

RCH; COA, PH 15170, p. 95; NAI, RC 8/30, pp 360–1.

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
127
7 Jul. 1374
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

The abbot of the Blessed Mary near Dublin has petitioned the governor and council that, although his predecessors were enfeoffed of all the possessions pertaining to the abbey to hold to them and their successors forever in pure and perpetual alms without doing any secular services on that account, and the K. and his progenitors by their charters had granted and confirmed that the predecessors of the abbot and his men residing in that house, whether Irish or English, should be quit of carrying arms and maintaining wards, as is fully contained in the charters, yet the present abbot was amerced in the sum of 13s 4d because he was not with Robert Ashton, formerly Jcr of Ire., at a certain parley between him and the Irish of Leinster. The abbot has sought remedy. As it has been testified that the present abbot sustained great expenses and burdens during the war between the K. and his adversaries in Ire. and considering the enfeoffment shown in chancery, and wishing to act on behalf of the said abbot, the K. pardoned him the said 13s 4d. ORDER to exonerate him completely of the said sum in chancery according to that pardon and the grants and confirmations of charters.

Attested: 
William Windsor.
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 152–152v.

C: 

RCH; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 15.

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
128
2 Jul. 1374
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

Robert Holywood, chief baron of the Ex., has petitioned the governor and council that on the first arrival in Ire. of William Windsor, formerly Lt, he retained at his own costs 8 men-at-arms, 16 hobelars and archers at Carlow for one month for the defence of that town while the Lt was fighting elsewhere in Leinster. And also Robert was ordered to remain with many men and horses at the K.'s parliament, twice at Balydoyll and twice at Kilkenny, once for a month and once for three weeks; and he also laboured in levying a subsidy granted by Dublin, Drogheda and Skreen in aid of the K.'s war, suffering the ingratitude of the people; and also at Kilkenny and elsewhere, where other councils and parliaments were held, both in the time of the duke of Clarence and that of other justiciars and keepers; and also he went to cos. Dublin, Meath and Kildare to extend lands in the K.'s hand and to take inquisitions at great expense. And the said Robert was sent by the council to various treaties and parleys with the Irish and the K.'s lieges in various marches in cos. Dublin, Kildare and Carlow for which many men-at-arms, hobelars and archers were retained in his company, without receiving anything from the K. for any of the above. On this account, he seeks remedy. The K. has granted him £40 of his gift for the above reasons. ORDER to pay Robert the said £40.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor.
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 151–151v.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 19; RCH.

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
129
25 Jun. 1374
Dublin
To the mayor, seneschal and bailiffs of Drogheda on both sides of the water.

ORDER to cause it to be proclaimed that, under pain of forfeiture, no one may cross the sea from that port without special licence, merchants and mariners excepted. And they are to seize, imprison and keep in safe custody all persons failing in this matter.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 43; RCH; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 18.

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
130
8 Aug. 1374

Simon Cusak kt acknowledges that he owes £100 to William Windsor kt.

C: 

RCH.

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
131
[31 Jul. 1374]

MEMORANDUM that on 31 July [1374], by assent and ordinance of William Windsor, governor, and of the council, Henry Wogan kt and John Cruys were elected as messengers to Eng. with certain urgent matters intimately concerning the needs of the faithful lieges of Ire. to set forth, pursue and further before the K. and council there. And it was agreed and granted that Henry should receive £10 in his hands, and that when he should return, if the said matters were furthered, he would receive £20; and if they were not furthered according to the desires and wishes of the council as contained in indentures made between the said council and Henry, he would receive 20m. And further [it was agreed] that John should have £20 for his crossing and stay in Eng., and for the furthering of the said matters. And [it was agreed] that the C. should cause a writ of liberate to be made on this matter [etc.].1

C: 

RCH; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 18.

Footnotes: 

1 The date on which the memorandum was enrolled is not given in RCH; the date given here is that mentioned in the text.

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
132
7 Aug. 1374
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

By assent and ordinance of the governor and council in Ire., Henry Wogan and John Cruys have been elected as messengers to Eng. to further and pursue various urgent matters before the K. and council in Eng. On the advice of the governor and council, the K. has granted £10 to Henry and £20 to John for their expenses in going to those parts and remaining there to further the said matters. ORDER to pay the said sums, receiving letters of acquittance.

Attested: 
The governor
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 155v.

C: 

RCH.

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
133
30 Jul. 1374
To the sheriff of Dublin.

ORDER to take Peter Shirbourne and send him before the governor. He is also to inquire by oath [etc.] what goods he had in co. Dublin and to cause them to be seized.

C: 

RCH.

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
134
6 Sep. 1374
Naas

Thomas [Mynot], abp Dublin; Stephen [Valle], bp Meath; brother William Tany, prior of St John of Jerusalem in Ire.; Robert Preston kt; Robert Holywood kt; and master John Colton clk, dean of the cathedral church of St Patrick, Dublin, acknowledge that they owe £40 to Maurice, e. Kildare.

C: 

RCH.

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
135
6 Sep. 1374
Naas

The same persons [as in §132] acknowledge that they owe £20 to Richard Northland kt.1

C: 

RCH.

Footnotes: 

1 This item is unnumbered in RCH; it appears on RCH, p. 89, between the items numbered as §117 and §118. It is listed here as RCH 89/117 (a).

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
136
8 Sep. 1374
Naas
To the mayor and bailiffs of Dublin.

ORDER to proclaim publicly in the city of Dublin that no one belonging to the retinue of William Windsor, of whatsoever condition, may board any ship or barge in that port to cross the sea without special licence from the K. or governor, merchants and mariners excepted. And if, after proclamation, they find any masters of ships, or sailors, permitting those who wish to cross the sea to board their ships, they are to be seized and kept in safe custody until further order. They are to certify the names of those wishing to travel and the names of the owners, masters and sailors of the ships, and in which ships they have travelled. And they are to omit nothing.1

Attested: 
The governor
Authorized: 
By the governor and council.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 164.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 43; RCH; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 18.

Footnotes: 

1 This writ is calendared in RCH as part of a bundle with a single item-number; the bundle contains three letters, of which this is the first.

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
137
8 Sep. 1374
Naas
To the mayor, seneschal and bailiffs of Drogheda.

Similar ORDER [concerning deserters from the retinue of Sir William Windsor, as in §136].

Attested: 
The governor
Authorized: 
By the governor and council.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 164.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 43; RCH; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 18.

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
138
8 Sep. 1374
Naas
To Thomas Talbot and Nicholas Howth in their lordships.

Similar ORDER [concerning deserters from the retinue of Sir William Windsor, as in §136].

Attested: 
The governor
Authorized: 
By the governor and council.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 164.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 43; RCH; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 18.

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
139
3 Aug. 1374

'John Hastings, e. Pembroke, lord of Wexford, Bergen and Manny gives power to the bishop of Meath to receive the attorneys of John Roche whom he wishes to attorn before him in his place, for better or worse [etc.], in all pleas in Pembrokeshire.

Tested by John Abraham, chancellor of Pembroke, at Pembroke.'1

C: 

RCH.

Footnotes: 

1 An enrolment of letters of the earl of Pembroke.

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
140
10 Nov. 1374
Castledermot
To the sheriff of Louth, the keeper of ports in that county and the mayor, seneschal and bailiffs of the town of Drogheda on both sides of the water.

On account of the scarcity of grain, ORDER to cause it to be proclaimed that no one may give, sell, lease, export or exchange any corn to any foreign part.

C: 

RCH; BL, Egerton MS 78, p. 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
141
12 Dec. 1374
To the mayor, seneschal and bailiffs of Drogheda, and the keeper of the passage in the port of the same town.

ORDER to permit the abbot of Fourneys in Eng., to whom the K. has given licence to transport freely grain and victuals to Eng., to load whatever he may wish in a ship in the said port and transport it to Eng.

C: 

RCH.

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
142
22 Apr. 1374
Kilkenny

APPOINTMENT of Nicholas Peke1 to buy, seize and provide meat, viz. beef, pork, mutton, deer, poultry or fish (fresh or salted), and other victuals for the kitchen of William Windsor, governor and keeper of Ire., wherever it can be found, both inside and outside liberties, except ecclesiastical fees, paying a reasonable amount of the governor's money by the hands of the T. of the Ex. And he is to obtain suitable transportation of the said victuals [etc.] to whatever place the governor may be present. And he is ordered to be intendant in the above matters. And the K. has ordered all sheriffs, mayors, bailiffs, provosts, serjeants, subserjeants and all other ministers and faithful subjects, both within liberties and without, to be intendant in the above matters, advising and helping Nicholas where necessary.2

Attested: 
The governor.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 134.

C: 

RCH.

Footnotes: 

1 RCH reads 'Nicholas Polter'.
2 This writ is calendared in RCH as part of a bundle with a single item-number; the bundle contains two letters, of which this is the first.

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
143
22 Apr. 1374
Kilkenny
To John Porter.

Similar COMMISSION [as in §140] to buy, seize and provide wheat, oats, hay and litter for the use of the governor wherever [etc.], charging where necessary.

Attested: 
The governor
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 134.

C: 

RCH.

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
144
22 Nov. 1374
Castledermot
To the T. and barons of the Ex.

On the supplication of Walter Coterell, sheriff of the crosslands of Kilkenny, the K. has pardoned him 6s 8d for which he was amerced having failed to proffer 2s at the Ex. in Carlow on the morrow of the Close of Easter.

C: 

NAI, RC 8/31, pp 96–7; COA, PH 15170, p. 172; RCH.

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
145
22 Nov. 1374
Castledermot
To the T. and barons of the Ex.

ORDER to cause Thomas Holhirst, collector of customs in the ports of Cork, Waterford and Limerick, to have allowance of whatever pertains to him of his fee of £20.

C: 

RCH.

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
146
11 Dec. 1374
Naas
To the T. and barons of the Ex.

Joan, who was the wife of James de la Hyde, petitioned before the governor and council at Naas that 4 bullocks, 6 heifers, 20 hogs and […] acres of grain that belonged to her husband on the day he died were seized into the K.'s hand because of some debts that he owed the K., and that James was killed in the K.'s service maintaining the peace and left six orphans. She has sought restoration of the said goods and chattels in aid of the support and maintenance of herself and her children. The K. has granted her petition. ORDER to permit her to have the said goods and chattels.

C: 

NAI, Lodge MS 21, p. 30; RCH.

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
147
13 Dec. 1374
To the T. and barons of the Ex.

William Balymore has petitioned that lately he was made sheriff of Kildare by coercion and distraint of the K.'s court. He occupied the office for one year and more, to his impoverishment [etc.]. The K. has granted him 10m as a reward. ORDER to allow him that sum in his account.

C: 

NAI, RC 8/31, pp 423–4; COA, PH 15170, p. 229; RCH.

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
148
13 Dec. 1374
Naas
To the T. and barons of the Ex.

Geoffrey Vale, sheriff of Carlow, has shown by petition to the governor and council that he was engaged in the K.'s service both with the governor himself in Carlow, and also with others elsewhere. The K. has granted him £20 of his gift as a reward for services rendered. ORDER to allow him that sum in his account of the issues of the said county.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor.
C: 

NAI, RC 8/31, pp 424–5; COA, PH 15170, p. 229; RCH.

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
149
15 Dec. 1374
Dublin
To the T. and barons of the Ex.

The K. has pardoned the mayor and bailiffs of Dublin an amercement of 40s for failing to proffer at the Ex. at Easter 47 Edw. III [1373], because they were occupied in the K.'s service on that day. ORDER to supersede all demands on them.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
C: 

NAI, RC 8/31, pp 224–6; COA, PH 15170, pp 192–5; RCH.

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
150
6 Nov. 1374
Castledermot
To Robert Broun, constable of Carlow castle.

ORDER to cause David Fitz Geffrey Fynnesson, hostage of the K., who is in Carlow castle, to be delivered without delay to William Stene, by indenture. The K. granted him to William on advice of his council in Ire. for his great service in taking and killing various Irishmen and robbers on the K.'s highway [latrones regales vias insidiantes].

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor.
Authorized: 
By petition of council.
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 172.

C: 

RCH.

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
151
1 Jan. 1375
Castledermot
To the justices of the bench in Ire.

For the common salvation of Ire., a parliament has been summoned to Dublin in the Octaves of Hilary next [20 Jan. 1375]. They are to attend in person to deal with certain important and most urgent matters. Since they cannot attend to the holding of pleas of the common bench at Carlow because of attending the said parliament, ORDER to cause all pleas pending there to be adjourned until the octaves of the Purification next.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 173.

C: 

RCH.

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
152
1 Jan. 1375
To the T. and barons of the Ex.

Similar WRITS [concerning the parliament of Hilary 1375, as in §151].

T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 3, f. 173.

C: 

RCH.

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
153
20 Nov. 1374
Naas
To Milo [Sweteman], abp Armagh.

Various damages and losses have befallen the K.'s faithful people of his land of Ire. in various parts of the said land and especially in Ulster, and the K. fears that more may happen (which God forbid!) unless a remedy is supplied. For this reason and for certain other most urgent reasons specially concerning the K. and the state of his land, having taken the deliberation and advice of all the K.'s council in his said land on the premises, the K. has thought fit to ordain that a parliament be held on Saturday, the Octaves of Saint Hilary next [20 Jan. 1375] at Dublin, where there is equal assembly of each part of the same land [ubi equalis concursus singularum partium eiusdem terre extat]. ORDER to the archbishop, firmly enjoining him by the fealty and love that he owes the K., to be present in his own person and not by proctors without excuse or delay, having with him sufficient power from his clergy to consent for him and his clergy and also to treat and agree together with the other prelates, magnates and peers of the same land on these things which should be shown to him there on that day and place on the K.'s behalf. And he is to omit nothing and to have this letter there. Notification that the K. does not intend to excuse his person as the affairs cannot be discussed without him; and further notification that the said business must not be delayed or impeded by his absence in any way.

Attested: 
William Windsor, governor and keeper of Ire.
Authorized: 
By the governor and council.
T: 

Lynch, Legal Institutions, pp 321–2 (=Ir. parl., pp 302–3; Gale, Ancient corporate system of Ire., p. cclv); Parls & councils, §32 (pp 52–3); Reg. Sweteman, §111.

C: 

NAI, Lindsay MS 1, ff 9–11; RCH; H. J. Lawlor, 'A calendar of the register of Archbishop Sweteman', PRIA, 29:C8 (1911), §111 (p. 250).

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
154
20 Nov. 1374
Naas

Similar WRITS [of summons to the parliament of Hilary 1375, as in §153] were addressed to the the following archbishops and bishops, viz.:

the archbishop of Dublin;
the archbishop of Cashel;
the archbishop of Tuam;
the bishop of Kildare;
the bishop of Cork;
the bishop of Limerick;
the bishop of Emly;
the bishop of Ardfert;
the bishop of Leighlin;
the bishop of Ferns;
the bishop of Ossory;
the bishop of Lismore and Waterford;
the bishop of Killaloe;
the bishop of Down;
the vicar general of the bishop of Meath;
the vicar general of the bishop of Cloyne;
the keepers of the spiritualities of the bishopric of Connor sede vacante.

Attested: 
The governor
Authorized: 
By the governor and council.
T: 

Lynch, Legal institutions, pp 321–2 (=Ir. parl., p. 303; Gale, Ancient corporate system of Ire., p. cclvi).

C: 

RCH.

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
155
20 Nov. 1374
Naas
To the abbot of St Thomas the Martyr near Dublin.

WRIT of summons [to the parliament of Hilary 1375, as above §151].

Attested: 
The governor
Authorized: 
By the governor and council.
T: 

Lynch, Legal institutions, p. 322 (=Ir. parl., pp 303; Gale, Ancient corporate system of Ire., p. cclvi).

C: 

RCH.

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
156
20 Nov. 1374
Naas

Similar WRITS [of summons to the parliament of Hilary 1375, as in §153] addressed to the following abbots and priors, viz.:

the abbot of Mellifont;
the abbot of St Mary's near Dublin;
the abbot of Baltinglass;
the abbot of Jerpoint;
the abbot of Tintern;
the abbot of Duiske;
the abbot of Dunbrody;
the abbot of Tracton;
the abbot of Maigue [Monasteranenagh];
the prior of Holy Trinity near Dublin;
the prior of St Peter's near Trim;
the prior of Conall;
the prior of Kells in Ossory;1
the prior of All Hallows near Dublin.

Attested: 
The governor
Authorized: 
By the governor and council.
T: 

Lynch, Legal institutions, p. 322 (=Ir. parl., p. 303; Gale, Ancient corporate system of Ire., p. cclvi).

C: 

RCH.

Footnotes: 

1 RCH mistakenly gives this as Kenles in Ofal'.

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
157
20 Nov. 1374
Naas
To the K.'s beloved and faithful cousin, James Butler, e. Ormond.

WRIT of summons [to the parliament of Hilary 1375, as in §153].

Attested: 
The governor
Authorized: 
By the governor and council.
T: 

Lynch, Legal institutions, p. 323 (=Ir. parl., p. 303; Gale, Ancient corporate system of Ire., pp cclvi–cclvii).

C: 

RCH; NAI, Lindsay MS 1, f. 13.

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
158
20 Nov. 1374
Naas

Similar WRITS [of summons to the parliament of Hilary 1375, as in §153] were addressed to the following earls, magnates and peers, viz.:

Maurice s. of Thomas, e. Kildare;
Gerald fitz Maurice, e. Desmond;
Thomas fitz John kt;
Patrick de la Freigne kt;
Walter Cusak kt;
Thomas Talbot kt;
Hugh Byset kt;
Henry Savage kt;
Robert de la Freigne kt;
Richard Burgh kt;
John fitz Nichol kt;
Thomas Clifford kt;
Robert Sweteman kt;
Walter Lenfaunt kt;
David Barry kt;
Walter Lenfaunt kt;
Nicholas Howth;
Richard Verdon;
William London kt;
Robert Calf kt;
Simon Cusak kt;
Nicholas Castlemartin kt;
Thomas Tuite kt;
Thomas Brune kt;
Thomas Vernaill kt;
Roger Gernon;
Richard Taaf;
John Taaf;
Richard Plunket;
John Hussey, baron of Galtrim;
John Bellew;
Maurice fitz Richard;
Thomas oge Butler;
Nicholas Poer;
Philip s. of William Barry;
Geoffrey de la Launde;
Matthew fitz Henry;
Richard Wyttey;1
William Wellesley;
Oliver s. of Eustace fitz Eustace;
Geoffrey Vale.

Attested: 
The governor
Authorized: 
By the governor and council.
T: 

Lynch, Legal institutions, p. 323 (=Ir. parl., pp 303–4; Gale, Ancient corporate system of Ire., p. cclvii).

C: 

RCH.

Footnotes: 

1 RCH reads Wyney.

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
159
20 Nov. 1374
Naas

Similar WRITS [of summons to the parliament of Hilary 1375, as in §153] were addressed to the followings persons who are of the K.'s council, viz.:

the prior of the hospital of St John of Jerusalem in Ire., C. of Ire.;
John Colton, T.;
Robert Preston kt;
Robert Holywood kt;
William Karlell clk;
John Karlell kt;
John Keppok;
Richard Plunket;
John Tyrell;
Henry Michell.

Attested: 
The governor
Authorized: 
By the governor and council.
T: 

Lynch, Legal institutions, p. 324 (=Ir. parl., p. 304; Gale, Ancient corporate system of Ire., pp cclvii–cclviii).

C: 

RCH.

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
160
20 Nov. 1374
Naas
To the sheriff of Dublin.

For certain reasons [as in §151], ORDER to the sheriff, firmly enjoining him that, by common assent of the community of that county, he is to cause to be elected two of the more worthy and law-worthy knights of the same county, who are capable of serving, and who shall have full power for themselves and […]. Those who are elected are to appear on the said day and place [a parliament be held at Dublin on 20 Jan. 1375] to consent, treat and agree upon those things that shall be expounded there and then on the K.'s behalf. And the sheriff is to be present in person on that day. And he is to omit nothing. And he shall have there and then this writ.

Attested: 
The governor
Authorized: 
By the governor and council.
T: 

Lynch, Legal institutions, p. 324 (=Ir. parl., p. 304; Gale, Ancient corporate system of Ire., p. cclviii).

C: 

RCH.

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
161
20 Nov. 1374
Naas

Similar WRITS [to cause the election of two knights to attend the Hilary parliament at Dublin on 20 Jan. 1375, as in §160] are addressed to the following sheriffs and seneschals of liberties, viz.:

the sheriff of Kildare;
the sheriff of Carlow;
the sheriff of Louth;
the sheriff of Waterford;
the sheriff of Cork;
the sheriff of Limerick;
the seneschal of the liberty and the sheriff of the crosslands of Ulster;
the seneschal of the liberty and the sheriff of the crosslands of Meath;
the seneschal of the liberty and the sheriff of the crosslands of Wexford;
the seneschal of the liberty and the sheriff of the crosslands of Tipperary; the seneschal of the liberty and the sheriff of the crosslands of Kerry.

Attested: 
The governor
Authorized: 
By the governor and council.
T: 

Lynch, Legal institutions, p. 32