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Close Rolls 1351-1400
1 March 1388. William archbishop of Canterbury, John bishop of Hereford and John Kepston clerk, executors of Edmund earl of la Marche, to Margaret countess of Norffolk, John lord Cobeham of Kent and Sir Robert Carbonell knight and to their executors. Grant and lease for eight years of the manors of Brymesgrove and Norton co Worcester, Penbrugge and Kyngeslane co Hereford, the castle, town and manor of Lodelowe co Salop, the castles of Blenleveny and Dynas, the lands and lordships of Blenleveny and Ewias Lacy [Ewyas Lacy] in Wales, to the value of 600 marks a year beyond reprise, whereof among other lands etc on 20 January 3 Richard II a lease for twenty years was made to the testator and his executors by William Latymer of Daneby, Richard Lescrope knights, Nicholas Carreu, Peter de la Mare knight, John de Bishhopeston, Walter de Colmpton clerks and Hugh de Boraton at a rent of £100 a year; and covenant to discharge the rent above reserved, and all other annuities and charges upon the premises. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, by the said Robert 12 March, by John de Cobeham 17 March, by the archbishop and John Kepston 13 April.
Calendar of Close Rolls, Richard II (483-484)
4 March 1388. William archbishop of Canterbury, sometime bishop of Hereford, William bishop of Winchester, Richard Lescrope knight, Nicholas de Carreu, Walter Clompton, Hugh de Boraston and John de Bridwode clerk to Margaret countess of Norfolk, John lord Cobham of Kent and Robert Carbonell knight. Confirmation of their estate in the manors of Brimesgrove and Norton co Worcester, Kyngeslane and Penbrugge co Hereford, the castle, town and manor of Lodelowe co Salop, the castles of Blenleveny and Dynas and the lands and lordshops of Blenleveny and Ewyas Lacy in Wales, which the grantees have for a term of eight years by lease enrolled in chancery of William archbishop of Canterbury, John bishop of Hereford and John Kepston, clerk, executors of Edmund earl of la Marche. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the said archbishop and Richard, 13 April.
[Calendar of Close Rolls, Richard II (1385-1389, p472)]
In typescript records of ancient documents relating to Herefordshire; Vol 14, p197-8