Henry III

1
29 Apr. 1244
Dublin
Maurice s. of Gerald, Jcr of Ire., to the sheriff of Dublin.

ORDER, without delay, diligently to take an inquisition by twelve free and law-worthy men of co. Dublin, by the counsel of the mayor and citizens of Dublin, concerning where water can be best and most conveniently taken from its course and conducted to the K.'s city of Dublin, for the improvement of the city and at the cost of the citizens, who have mainprized to pay the amount. The sheriff is also to inquire by jury whether any damage can arise by thus taking and bringing the water. He is to return the inquisition to the Jcr under his seal and those of the jurors. Any who oppose are to be suppressed by force and to be attached to appear before the Jcr at the next assizes; those who resist are to be arrested and held until further order.

[28 Hen. III.]

Attested: 
Maurice s. of Gerald, Jcr
O: 

DCA, White Book of Dublin City, f. 46.

T: 

Gilbert, Hist. & mun. docs, §35 (at p. 105).

C: 

'Calendar of the contents of the Liber Albus: the White Book of the city of Dublin', CARD, i, p. 92 (§24).

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.
3
20 Nov. 1248
Dublin
To Peter Bermingham and his heirs.

GRANT of the manor of Esker with its appurtenance for 120 bovates of land until the K. and his heirs assign to him and his heirs 160 bovates of land in the waste, Peter [Bermingham] and his heirs paying £14 yearly to the Ex. until the assignment is made. But from the time that the K. and his heirs shall have assigned to the said Peter and his heirs the aforesaid 160 bovates in the waste lands, Peter and his heirs shall hold that land of the K. and his heirs by military service for which the K. shall reasonably provide in the aforesaid assignment but in the meantime they shall hold the said manor as before mentioned to support them in the K.'s service.

Attested: 
John s. of Geoffrey, Jcr
C: 

NAI, Lindsay MS 10, f. 20.

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 Aug. 1249
Castle Mora

The men of Cork have accounted for the farm of the said city for Michaelmas 33 Hen. III for £32 16s 11d which they spent at the K.'s request on expenses of the army which John s. of Geoffrey, Jcr, led into Desmond against Fineen McCarty and 13 other reguli who were disturbing the K.'s peace, viz. £16 paid for 96 men sent by sea to the islands of Desmond occupied by the said reguli and other enemies; £11 8s 4d spent on four tuns and other measures of wine, bread and corn sent to the Jcr; 3s 7d spent on six sets of fetters for the sheriff of Cork to hold hostages and others captured in the expedition; 100s spent on twenty tuns of wine for Athtruim in Connacht, and 5s for collecting the said tuns.

Attested: 
[John s. of Geoffrey], Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 1, f. 167–167v

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
19 Jan. 1252
To the sheriff of Louth

ORDER to inquire what lands and fees belonging to Roger Pipard of the barony which he held of the K. in Ire. were lately alienated; and he is also to inquire what lands and fees were alienated after the death of William, his son and heir, and their value.

Attested: 
John s. of Geoffrey, Jcr
O: 

NLI, D 162.

C: 

COD, i, §116.

Footnotes: 

{1} This is a returnable writ and may not have been enrolled on the original close roll of 36 Hen. III. The text of the inquisition is given in COD i, §116.

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
15 Jun. 1253
Dublin
To the sheriff of Louth

ORDER to cause the manor of Es to be extended by the oaths of trustworthy and law-worthy men in his bailiwick, a manor that the K. has given to master Richard le Cru. The sheriff is to inquire as to its value in lordships, rents, services and all other annual issues.

Attested: 
John Butler
Authorized: 
By writ under the g.s.
C: 

Inquisitions & extents, §17 (p. 9).

Footnotes: 

{1} This is a returnable writ and may not have been enrolled on the original close roll of 36 Hen. III. The text of the inquisition is given in COD i, §116.

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
9 May. 1254
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

The K. has learned by an inquisition that he caused to be made that the abbot and monks of St Mary's near Dublin are injured each year by the K.'s mill built anew near the K.'s castle of Dublin up to the sum of 10m. Therefore, the K. has granted to the abbot and monks, in recompense of that injury, 1 carucate and 14 acres of land, with appurtenances, in his tenement of Newcastle, which land is called Collytheny, saving to the K. 8d p.a. from the said land. ORDER to permit the abbot and monks to hold and peaceably possess that land until the K. confirms the same land to them by his charter.1

Attested: 
John s. of Geoffrey, Jcr
T: 

CStM, i, pp 194, 304; Gilbert, Hist. & mun. docs, pp 439–40.

Footnotes: 

1 Cf. English writ dated 29 Aug. 1249 (CDI, i, §3007).

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
8
18 May. 1256
Dublin
To William Bakepuz, escheator.

ORDER to pay 10s from the issues of the archbishopric of Dublin to the abbess of St Mary de Hogges [etc.] for Easter term.

Attested: 
Richard de la Rochelle
O: 

TNA (PRO), PRO, C 47/35/14, §10.

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
17 Aug. 1257
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay the following sums:

40s to John Farnwell, crossbowman [balistarius], going to Wales with two companions, taking 12d a day for 40 days from Thursday after St Peter in Chains 41 Hen. III [2 Aug. 1257];
46s 8d to William Crok and two servants for guarding meat and transporting it, William taking 8d a day and the servants each taking 6d a day, viz. for their wages for 3 weeks from the eve of St Laurence the Martyr 41 Hen. III [16 Oct. 1257];
£9 12s to 18 carpenters of Drogheda sent with the the Lord Edward's brattices, each taking 6d a day, viz. for their wages for one month beginning on Sunday before St Laurence the Martyr 41 Hen. III [14 Oct. 1257];
£20 to Roger s. of John Andrew for freighting ships in the ports of Arklow, Wicklow and Wexford to convey the Lord Edward's brattices;
46s to master Richard London, carpenter, being transported with the said brattices, viz. for his wages, from Sunday after St Laurence the Martyr [20 Oct. 1257] 41 Hen. III [20 Oct. 1257];
36s 6d to nine servants of the said master crossing with the said bretath, each receiving 6d a day from Sunday after St Laurence the Martyr [20 Oct. 1257] for 20 days following;
£4 8s 10d to Gregory le Marchant which he paid for 25 tuns of wine for the Lord Edward's use and for sending the wine from Dublin Castle to the sea, and also for the wages of certain servants guarding 45 tuns of the Lord Edward's wine in the same castle for 37 weeks;
10s 8d paid for their expenses to seven messengers carrying the Lord Edward's writs to various part of Ire.;
20m to Waleran Wellesley for his expenses incurred in the K.'s service.

Attested: 
Alan la Zuche, Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 1, f. 212r–212v (=Lydon, 'Three Ex. docs, Hen. III', p. 23).

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
17 Aug. 1257
Dublin
Edward, illustrious first-born son of the K. of Eng, to his T. and chamberlains of the Ex., Dublin.

ORDER to pay the following sums from the Lord Edward's treasury:1

4m for his expenses to Robert Loccard, going and conducting the Lord Edward's treasure of £2086 10s to Chester;
24s 11d for his expenses to William Meshouke, going with Robert to guard the treasure;
half a mark to the same Robert [Loccard] to carry the treasure to the sea;
3s 8d to the same Robert to buy a certain lantern [Lanternam] to be placed in the ship carrying the treasure;
60s to Hugh Clyue and Elias Frey, constable of the household, for the use of 60 satellites sent to Wales, viz. for their food for 4 days;
40d to the same Elias for the use of 40 satellites sent there for their food for 1 day;
44s 4d to two mounted crossbowmen [balistariis equitibus] sent there, both taking 8d a day, viz. for their wages for 40 days from Monday before St Peter in Chains 41 Hen. III [30 July 1257];
£40 for one hundred satellites, each of whom takes 2d a day, viz. for their wages for 40 days from the Friday before St Peter in Chains 41 Hen. III [3 Aug. 1257];
£30 0s 4d to William Wilton for his expenses in coming to Ire. and staying there in the the Lord Edward's service, and in crossing to Wales in his encounter [occursum];
1m for his expenses to Walter le Serjant, going as the Lord Edward's messenger to Wexford, New Ross and Waterford;
39s 6d to Alan s. of Roger for 316 crannocks of grain carried from Swords to Dublin to be sent to the Lord Edward;
£9 6s 8d to Robert le Heavnor, Richard Clive, Stephen Smith [Fabro] and Robert Marshal, sent in the Lord Edward's service, each of whom takes 14d a day for themselves and for their two smiths [duobus hominibus suis fabris], viz. for their wages for 40 days from Saturday after St Peter in Chains 41 Hen. III [4 Aug. 1257];
10m for ten unmounted crossbowmen [balistarii peditibus], each of whom takes 4d a day, viz. for their wages for 40 days from Thursday after St Peter in Chains 41 Hen. III [2 Aug. 1257];
2m for their expenses to Alured Passavaunt, Richard Beumes and their two companions, for 70 crannocks of milled grain;
£12 to Adam Fermyn, going to Cardigan to pay 20 crossbowmen [balistarii] in the castle there, each of whom takes 6d a day, viz. for 20 days from Tuesday after the said feast 41 Hen. III [7 Aug. 1257];
£4 6s 8d to Alexander Hereford for two tuns of wine bought from him for the Lord Edward's use that it might be sent to Cardigan for the provisioning of the castle there;
£4 13s 4d to Michael Kermerdin2 and Simon Unred, citizens of Dublin, for making nails and brattices [Bretachias].

Attested: 
Alan la Zuche, Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 1, f. 211–211v (pr. Lydon, 'Three Ex. docs, Hen. III', 20–1).

Footnotes: 

1 The record begins: 'Diversa brevia de liberate de thesauro Edwardi promgeniti regis Anglie, in expeditionem versus Waliam, 41 Henrici III. Ex dorso rotuli recepte in turri Birmingham, anno Henici tertii 41, termino Sancti Michaelis'. There is a partial transcription in C. McNeill (ed.), 'Harris: Collectanea de rebus Hibernicis', AH, no. 6 (1934), 290–2.
2 Lydon's edition reads 'Krinerdin'.

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
17 Aug. 1257
Dublin
Edward to the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay the following sums:

2m to William Flamstede for hemp bought for the Lord Edward's use to make sacks to carry lime to ships and to be sent to Wales;
£50 to William Derethey to be brought to Henry Pordoune and William Picot clk at Dungarvan for the wages of carpenters appointed to make brattices [Bretachias] and other works;
5m to William Krike for preparing and salting meat, placing it in ships, and sending it there [Wales];
£27 3s 4d to eighty trenchers [fossatoribus] sent there, of whom three masters take 3d a day and all the rest 2d, viz. for their wages for for 40 days from Thursday after St Peter in Chains 41 Hen. III [2 Aug. 1257];
10m to Richard le Marchaunt in part-payment of a sum of money the Lord Edward owes him for salt bought from him to salt meat;
£32 to Alan s. of Roger for 140 crannocks of wheat, long count [per majorem numerum], bought from him for the Lord Edward's use and sent there;
£50 to Hugh Campanner to be brought to Laurence Sigin to freight ships in the parts of Waterford and to carry the same brattices;
half a mark to the same Hugh for bringing that money to the same Laurence;
105s to the master of the ship called Magdalena and twelve sailors of that ship going in the Lord Edward's service, the master taking 6d a day and the sailors at 3d, viz. for 28 days from the Tuesday before St Laurence the Martyr 41 Hen. III [7 Aug. 1257];
36s 9d to William s. of the smith [filio Fabri], master of a ship called Hildebrand, and five sailors of that ship going there in the Lord Edward's service, each taking daily as before, viz. for their wages for 15 days from the same day;
26s 3d to the master of the ship [called] St Mary of Andterlew and five sailors going in the K.'s service, each taking daily as before, viz. for their wages for 15 days from the same day;
22s 6d to William Staggefot and the master of his ship and four sailors of that ship, going in the Lord Edward's service, each taking daily as before, [viz.] for their wages for 15 days from the same day.

Attested: 
Alan la Zuche, Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 1, f. 211v–212 (= Lydon, 'Three Ex. docs, Hen. III', 20–1).

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
12
15 Sep. 1257
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay the following sums:

49s 6d to William Wilton for carrying £440 to the Lord Edward in Eng.;
49s 6d to John Whiteges, master of the St Mary, carrying treasure, and 15 sailors on the ship each receiving 3d a day and the master 6d for their wages for 14 days from the Thursday after the feast of BMV 41 Hen. III [6 Sept. 1257];
17½d to Nicholas Vale for nails of barrels in which to place the same treasure and carry it to Cardigan;
40s to Roger Oweyn, taking the K.'s cloth to Drogheda and paying one thousand satellites being sent to Cardigan;
22s 11d to William de la Benelio, master of a ship called Parva Nostra of Bristol bringing the the Lord Edward's brattices to Wales, and 11 sailors on that ship each receiving 3d a day, and the master 6d, for 7 days from the morrow of the Decollation of St John the Baptist 41 Hen. III [30 Aug. 1257];
42s 3d to William Kemerdyn and Walter Unred, citizens of Dublin, for making nails for the bretath;
£6 4s to Simon Gernoun for 2000 small boards and 200 large boards bought from him and sent to Wales for the Lord Edward's use;
48s 9d to the said Simon, master of the ship called le Enueyse for carrying the said boards there, and to one pilot and ten sailors on the ship, the master and pilot taking 12d a day and the sailors 3d for their wages for 14 days from Thursday after St Bartolomew the Apostle 41 Hen. III [23 Aug. 1257].

Attested: 
Alan la Zuche, Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 1, f. 212v–213r (=Lydon, 'Three Ex. docs, Hen. III', pp 23–4).

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
13
15 Sep. 1257
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay the following sums:

40s to Elice le Yves and Robert Reynol, constables of the garrison and 40 satellites sent to Cardigan in the K.'s service, for food for four days;
2s for his expenses to the messenger carrying the the Lord Edward's writs to magnates in various part of Ire.

Attested: 
Alan la Zuche, Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 1, f. 213r (=Lydon, 'Three Ex. docs, Hen. III', p. 24).

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
27 Jan. 1258
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay Ralph Euere, sheriff of Dublin, £18 13s 4d for freighting two ships with 300 crannocks of wheat and 300 crannocks of oats to be carried to Gascony for the the Lord Edward's use.

Attested: 
Alan la Zuche, Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 1, f. 220v (=Lydon, 'Three Ex. docs, Hen. III', p. 26).

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
15
28 Jan. 1258
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay Robert Shardelaw £20 for 100 crannocks of corn bought from him and sent to Wales for the Lord Edward's use around the Assumption 41 Hen. III [15 Aug. 1257].

Attested: 
Alan la Zuche, Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 1, f. 220v (=Lydon, 'Three Ex. docs, Hen. III', pp 26).

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
18
30 Jan. 1258
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay the following sums:

£11 5s to William Henn and Richard Mundegune for 90 cod [Mulvellis] bought for the Lord Edward's use and sent to him in Wales in the ship of Ralph Wickinglo;
£11 11s to the same for 77 meases of herrings bought and sent in the same ship;
£11 13s 4d to the same for 3800 hake [Hakes] bought and sent in the same ship;
£10 to the same for 3000 eels bought and sent in the same ship.

Attested: 
Alan la Zuche, Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 1, f. 220v (=Lydon, 'Three Ex. docs, Hen. III', p. 26).

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
17
30 Jan. 1258
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay Philip Albunater and William Picot £100 for herrings, cod [Mulvellis], hake [Hacis] and other kinds of fish bought at New Ross, Waterford, Dungarvan and Youghal bought and sent to the Lord Edward in Wales.

Attested: 
Alan la Zuche, Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 1, f. 220v (=Lydon, 'Three Ex. docs, Hen. III', p. 26).

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
19
3 Feb. 1258
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORCER to pay £22 5s 8d to John Polyt, burgess of Drogheda, for 178 meases of herrings bought from him for the K.'s use and for 22 meases of herrings to be carried to Chester in the ship Baldewin by Michael Kragfergus, master of the said ship, and delivered to the Lord Edward's Jcr or chamberlain there for his use.

Attested: 
Alan la Zuche, Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 1, f. 221r (=Lydon, 'Three Ex. docs, Hen. III', p. 26).

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
20
3 Feb. 1258
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay £40 to Nicholas Ingnereby and Walter Pyrunn, burgesses of Drogheda, for making provision of meat to be bought at Drogheda and Dundalk and the surrounding parts and sent to Chester; and also £40 to the same for buying herrings, cod [Mulvellis], hake [hacis] and other kinds of fish for the Lord Edward's use and and sending them there.

Attested: 
Alan la Zuche, Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 1, ff 220v–221r (=Lydon, 'Three Ex. docs, Hen. III', p. 26).

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
21
3 Apr. 1258
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay 50m to the citizens of Waterford in part-payment of 280m that the Lord Edward owes them for a loan, which they made to him.

Attested: 
Alan la Zuche, Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 1, f. 220 (=Lydon, 'Three Ex. docs, Hen. III', p. 25).

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
5 Apr. 1258
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay the Lord Edward's beloved clerk, master Thomas Prinolesdoner, 60s that Alan la Zuche, Jcr of Ire., acknowleged that he received as a loan at Dundalk for the food for one day for three hundred satellites of the household [satellitum de familia] whom the Lord Edward sent with his seneschal of Ulster into his land of Ulster for the protection and defence of that land.

Attested: 
Alan la Zuche, Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 1, f. 220 (=Lydon, 'Three Ex. docs, Hen. III', p. 25).

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
9 Apr. 1258
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay William Lyndesor £140 which he paid on the Lord Edward's behalf to Celenus le Mestre, Celenus Paynecock and Henry le Mestre, merchants of Flanders, for cloth bought from them at the fair of Trim for the K.'s use in 41 Hen. III [1257].

Attested: 
Alan la Zuche, Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 1, f. 220 (=Lydon, 'Three Ex. docs, Hen. III', p. 25).

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
12 Apr. 1258
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay John le Poer, keeper of the K.'s castle of Dungarvan, £6 16s 10d for Hilary term 42 Hen. III for the custody of the said castle and the same for Easter term following.

Attested: 
Alan la Zuche, Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 1, f. 220 (=Lydon, 'Three Ex. docs, Hen. III', p. 25).

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
15 Apr. 1258
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay the following sums:

20m to Alexander Nottingham, one of the K.'s justices in co. Tipperary, from Jan. [1258] last, for his expenses in that eyre;
20m to William Bakepuz, another justice in the same eyre;
10m to Robert s. of Warin, the third justice in that eyre;
10m to William Weyland, the fourth justice.

Attested: 
Alan la Zuche, Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 1, f. 220 (=Lydon, 'Three Ex. docs, Hen. III', p. 25).

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
29 Jan. 1259
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

ORDER to pay the following sums:

10m to John Swemeshey and Robert Rose, burgesses of Drogheda, for 60 meases of herrings bought from them for the K.'s use and sent to Cardigan for the K.'s castle there;
1m to Robert Long, burgess of Drogheda, for freighting of his ship in which the said herrings and four tuns of wine were carried.

Attested: 
Alan la Zuche, Jcr
T: 

NLI, [Harris] MS 1, f. 220v (=Lydon, 'Three Ex. docs, Hen. III', p. 26).

The following abbreviations are used within in the text of CIRCLE

  • abp = archbishop [of]
  • BMV = beate Marie Virginis [of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
  • C. = chancellor [plural: chancellors]
  • co. = county (i.e. medieval shire: lower case ‘c’) [plural. cos.]
  • dcd = deceased
  • e. = earl of
  • Edw. = Edward (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • Eng. = England
  • esq. = esquire [plural: esquires]
  • Ex. = exchequer
  • g.s. = great seal
  • Hen. = Henry
  • Ire. = Ireland
  • Jcr = justiciar [plural: justiciars]
  • JP = justice of the peace
  • K. = king
  • kt = knight
  • Lt = lieutenant
  • O.Carm. = Order of Carmelites
  • O.F.M. =  Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans)
  • O.P. = Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
  • Ric. = Richard (used when giving dates by regnal year)
  • s. = son
  • sen. = seneschal of
  • T. = treasurer [plural: treasurers]
  • w. = wife
26
29 Apr. 1263
Dublin
To the T. and chamberlains of the Ex.

By his charter, the K. granted to his servant Henry Mandeville, for his laudable service, custody of the castles of Drumtarssy and Coleraine, and Lochkel with the county of Coleraine to guard as long as he shall live and faithfully serve us, answering for the issues and perquisites of the same annually to the Ex. of Dublin; and each year £25 and eighty crannocks of oatmeal are to be allowed to him for guarding the same for as long as he has that custody. ORDER, according to the tenor of the said charter, to cause to be allowed to the said Henry the £25 and eighty crannocs of oatmeal from the said issues, and to have this done and enrolled.

[47 Henry III.]1

Attested: 
Richard de la Rochelle, Jcr
T: 

Edmund Curtis (ed.), 'Sheriffs' Accounts of the Honor of Dungarvan, of Tweskard in Ulster, and of County Waterford, 1261–63', PRIA, 39 (1929), 11.

Footnotes: 

1 In the text used by Curtis (BL, Add. Roll 26515) the attestatation clause reads 'D. de Rupella'. Richard de la Rochelle was Jcr from autumn 1261 until 6 Dec. 1264 (NHI, ix, 471).

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
7 Aug. 1265

GRANT to the church of Blessed Mary of Killacoul of the Cistercian Order the grants made to them by Donaldus O Brian.

C: 

Bodl., MS Rawl. B. 502, f. 91v.

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
5 May. 1268

Similar ORDERS to the following persons, viz.:

the mayors and bailiffs of Cork and Limerick;
the bailiffs of Drogheda on the side of Louth;
the sheriffs of cos. Dublin, Waterford, Cork, Limerick, Kerry, Connacht and Louth;
and the seneschal of Ulster.

[52 Hen. III.]

O: 

NAI, EX 1/2, m. 31d

T: 

CPI, p. 32.

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
5 May. 1268
Dublin
To the mayor and bailiffs of Dublin.

ORDER to cause proclamation to be made that ships which are not of the land or the inheritance of Walter Marshal, late earl of Pembroke and Leinster, are not to go to New Ross or Hervy's Island with wine or merchandise of any kind, to trade there, on pain of forfeiture of their wine and merchandise.

[52 Hen. III.]1

Attested: 
David Barry, Jcr
Authorized: 
By writ under the g.s.
O: 

NAI, EX 1/2, m. 31d

T: 

CPI, p. 32.

Footnotes: 

1 The memoranda roll entry has the note 'enrolled in the Irish chancery roll 52 Hen. III for the lord Edward and the citizens of Waterford;.

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
7 Apr. 1269
Rabo [Roebuck]
Edward, illustrious first-born son of the K. of Eng, to the sheriff of Louth.

ORDER to cause John Verdon to render to Matilda, daughter of Hugh Lacy, 2½ carucates of land, with appurtenances, in Stachmanasran, into which John has not entry [except] by Rose or N. Verdon, to whom Nicholas Verdon demised, who unjustly and without judgement disseised Lechelina Lacy, mother of Matilda, whose heir she is, after the last return of K. John from Ire. into Eng., as is said. If John does not do so, and if Matilda shall make surety to prosecute her claim, the sheriff is to summon John to be before the Lord Edward's justices at Dublin, on the octave of Michaelmas [1269] to show why he shall not have done so. And the sheriff is to have there the summoners and this writ.

Attested: 
Robert Ufford, Jcr
O: 

NLI, MS 1646 (Gormanston Register), f. 190.

C: 

Reg. Gormanston, 144–5.

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
24 Jan. 1270
Dublin
Edward, illustrious first-born son of the K. of Eng, to all bailiffs and faithful people of Ire.

Theobald Walter, butler of Ire., and his men and tenants in cos. Tipperary and Limerick were accused of various robberies, felonies receiving of outlaws and other malefactors, and many other trespasses and forfeitures committed in the land of Ire. against the peace of the Lord Edward. The said Theobald came before Robert Ufford, Jcr of Ire., at Athissell [Athassel] on the next Wednesday after St Lucy the Virgin [13 Dec. 1268] 54 Hen. III, and made a fine with the Lord Edward for £500 to be rendered at the Ex. of Dublin, for himself and all his men and tenants, both English and Irish, in those counties. PARDON to him and his men of all robberies and felonies and also all receiving of outlaws and other malefactors, and all forfeitures which they made in the Lord Edward's land of Ire. against his peace up to the said day.

Attested: 
Robert Ufford, Jcr
O: 

NLI, D 238.

T: 

COD, i, §175 (at p. 75).

C: 

COD, i, §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
32
22 Oct. 1270
Dublin
Edward, illustrious first-born son of the K. of Eng, to the T. and barons of the Ex.

The Lord Edward had granted the manor of Newcastle Lyons with all its appurtenances to his beloved and faithful Fromund le Brun, C. of Ire., to hold for a term of ten years from Michaelmas 48 Hen. III [1264], rendering £147 5s 3d annually at the Ex., half at Easter and the other half at Michaelmas. Later, within the said term, the Lord Edward assigned and gave to the bishop of Killaloe £33 6s 9d of land and rent annually by the extent of the manor of Newcastle Lyons, in exchange for the manor of Roscrea with its appurtenances, which that bishop had recovered previously from the K., as the right of his church of Killaloe. ORDER to acquit Fromond of the said £33 6s 9d from the time the said bishop had seisin, viz. the Nativity of the Blessed Mary 52 Hen. III [8 Sept. 1268], and to cause this to be enrolled.1

Attested: 
Richard de Exeter
T: 

Ir. parl., p. 289 (=transcript of BL, Add. MS 4790, f. 195).

Footnotes: 

1 Cf. a later charter granting the manor of Roscrea to the K. in 1280 in exchange for lands in Newcastle Lyons: CDI 1252–84, §1663; CChR 1257–1300, p. 225.

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
2
[No date.]
Dublin
Maurice s. of Gerald, Jcr of Ire., to the abbot of St Mary near Dublin, or his proctor.

PROHIBITION from prosecuting a plea in the court of Christianity concerning the chattels or debts of William Lenne, who complains that the abbot transfers him to the court of Christianity by authority of papal letters even though those chattels or debts are not connected with testament or marriage, whereas pleas concerning chattels which are not derived from testament or marriage belong to the crown and the dignity of the K.

Attested: 
Maurice s. of Gerald, Jcr of Ire.
T: 

CStM, pp 57–8.

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