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CLOSE ROLLS 18. HENRY III

Court Rolls for 18th Year of Reign of King Henry III, i.e. 28th October 1233 - 27th October 1234

Extract of an entry under 1234 (m. 30).

Pro Willelmo de Sancto Johanne. -- Rex Willelmo de Haverull', custodi archiepiscopatus Cantuariensis, salutem. Sciatis quod perdona-vimus  dilecto  et  fideli  nostro  Willelmo de Sancto Johanne quad-raginta solidos quos ab eo exigitis, eo quod non venit nobiscum in servicium  nostrum  ad  partes  Wallie.   Perdonavimus  etiam  Willelmo  de  Ros,  qui  filiam  predicti Willelmi duxit in uxorem,  quadraginta solidos  quos  ab eo exigitis pro eodem.    Et ideo vobis mandamus quod occasione predicta ipsos Willelmum et Willelmum non distringas, quia volumus ipsos de predictis denariis esse quietos, eo quod fuerunt tempore predicto per preceptum nostrum ad maritimam custodiendam. Teste  rege  apud  Wyntoniam,   xxiiij. die  Januarii,   anno  xviij.      Per  P.  de  Rivall'.

Note: xxiiij Januarii, anno xviij is 24th January 1234 (new style calendar)

 

Translation (provided by John Lloyd Marlow, June 2007):

For William de St. John. -- The King to William de Haverull, keeper to the archbishop of Canterbury, greetings. Know that we have granted to our beloved and faithful William de St. John forty shillings that were due from him, as he did not come with us on service in parts of Wales. Also we have granted William de Ros, who has married the daughter of the aforesaid William, forty shillings. And ... ...(etc)