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of Blakemere, for the sum of 4 marks, of all his messuage in la Rode in the parish of Seleburne between the croft which William Robert formerly held on the east and the highway to the Priory of Seleburne on the west and extending from the tenement of Rich. le Muleward on the south to the tenement of Rich. Burdun on the north. Witn.: Sir Thomas Paynel, Sir James de Nortone, knts., Peter de Heghes, John Chiltely, Will. de Havecly, Will. le Turnur, Will. de Ovinge, Rich. le Meleward.-[363.]

Small round green seal; inscription of one or two words, illegible.

1312, 4 Dec., 6 Edw. [II]; at Wyndesore. Licence from the King to Thomas Paynel, in consideration of a fine of 20s. paid by him, to grant to the Prior and Convent of Seleburne the fifteen acres of land and 2s. of annual rent in Akhangre which he holds of the King in chief, in exchange for fifteen acres which they hold of the King in the same village. [116.]

Great seal, brown, attached by red and green silk strings; rubbed, and the inscription broken. Rev.: the King in full armour with sword drawn, on horseback, the three leopards (passant to the right) on the horse-cloth: "Edwardus Dei gracia Rex Anglie Dñs H . . . . nie, Dux Aquitanie." Obv.: the King on a throne, with back and sides of pinnacles and tabernacle-work, and the castle on each side (which distinguishes the seal of Edward II from that of his father), together with the dog.

1312, 29 Dec., "die Ven. in f. S. Tho. mart., 6 Edw. fil. Edw.; at Lydeschete. Grant from Thomas Paynel, in pursuance of the preceding license from the King of 4 Dec., to the Prior and Convent of Seleborne of fifteen acres of land in Akhangre, lying between the land of the Prior and Convent called la Broke and the way leading from the Cross of la Rode which is called Piris Crouch to Akhangre, abutting at one end on the land of the grantor and on the other on that of the Prior and Convent, of Peter the Cobbler, and Will. le Turnour; and of 15d. of annual rent issuing from a messuage, a garden and two crofts, which Peter the Cobbler formerly held within the grantor's manor of Akhangre; in exchange for fifteen acres in the same village. Witn. Sir Will. Paynel, Sir James de Nortone, Sir John de Popham, Sir Nicholas Gentyl, knts., John de Venuz, John de Westkote, Rich. de Westkote, Richard de Tystede, Peter de Wordlham (sic), Peter de Hezes, John Courcy.-[152.]

Round brown seal, good impression, same as that attached to No. 135, of 1 Sept., 1311.

1312, 29 Dec., "die Ven. in f. S. Tho. apost." (lege mart.), 6 Edw. fil. Edw.; at Lydeschate. Power of attorney from Thomas Paynel, knt., to

Henry Cousin to give seisin to the Prior and Convent of Selebourne of fifteen acres of land and 15d. of annual rent in Achangre, in exchange for other fifteen acres of land.-[165.]

Small fragment of seal.

[c. 1312.] (Date omitted). Release from Thomas Paynel, knt., to the Prior and Convent of Seleburne in all his right in a certain way which he used to have beyond certain land in la Broke, which they have by his gift in exchange. Witn.: James de Nortone, John Popham, knts., John de Venuz, John de Westkote, Richard de Westcote, John de Candevere, Peter de Hezes, Peter de Worldham, Roger de Bradeschate, John Curcy, John Fruman.-[328.]

Seal lost.

1316, 20 Sept., "xii kal. Oct."; at "Lamht." (Lambeth). Certificate by Walter (Reynolds) Archbishop of Canterbury, that having cited the Prior and Convent of Selebourne before him, during the vacancy of the see of Winchester, to shew their right to the appropriation of the church of Great Worldham, they have exhibited instruments establishing that right.-[219.]

Fragment of the archiepiscopal seal, oval, green, exhibiting a knight in the act of murdering Becket before the altar.

1316, 29 Sept., "in f. S. Mich.," 10 Edw. fil. Edw.; at Aultone. Grant from John de la Rudelonde, bailiff of the Prior of Selebourne, to Robert atte Lydgate of the parish of Esbourne, for a certain sum of money, of 12d. of annual rent from a piece of ground which the said John demised to Galiana the wife of Will. de Ovynge; viz., that which lies in la Rode, between the highway leading from la Rode to the Priory of Selebourne on the west, and the grantor's land on the east, and extends in length from the land of Will. le Grom on the south (to) opposite the land of Will. Gylerous. Witn.: Will. Elot, John Foghelare, Will. de la Fermerye, Will. Horn, Rich. de la Lyde, Will. atte Broke, Thos. atte Broke.-[361.]

Small black seal; a cat (?) and two birds; above, "Sohovis" (?) or some strange word like this.

1317, 4 Oct., "die Martis pr. p. f. S. Mich.," 11 Edw. fil. Edw.; at la Rode. Grant from John Bertyn of Blakemere to John de Tychburne, knt., for the sum of 40s. of all his messuage in la Rode in the parish of Seleburne, situate between the croft which Will. Robert formerly held on the east, and the highway to the Priory of Seleburne on the west, and extends from the tenement of Rich. le Muleward on the south to

that of Rich. Burdon on the north. Witn.: Sir James de Nortone and Sir Rich. de Burhonte, knts., Peter de Heghes, John de Chiltelye, Roger de Bradeshete, Robert de Tystede, Will. de Rutherefeld.—[360.]

Round red seal; a star: "S' Johannis Blakemere."

1318, 12 Nov., "die domin. in crast. S. Mart.," 12 Edw. fil. Edw.; at Selebourne. Lease from William, the Prior, and Convent of Selebourne, to William le Turnur of a messuage with a garden adjacent in la Wyk, which Alice Cappe held of them; to hold for the term of his life, rendering annually one red rose. Witn.: Sir James de Nortone, John de Candovere, John de Thetdone, John de Aultone, Adam Wylekyng, Will. de Romesy, William Marescall de la Wyke.—[75.]

Small green seal; a squirrel.

1319, 2 June, “die sab. pr. p. f. S. Petronille virg.,” 12 Edw. fil. Edw.; at Seleburn. Grant from Joan Gurdun, daughter and heiress of Sir Adam Gurdun, knt., to her brother John Bastard and Gunnora Brutun his wife of a messuage with two gardens adjacent which were Angnes's, the daughter of the smith, in Seleburne, of which one garden lies above Ywhulle; and also one acre of arable land which was formerly Arnulph's, the son of Hugh, in the same vill, in the field called Pithlake, between the land of Peter the Cobbler and that of Henry Boyngeslie; paying an annual quit-rent of 1d. to the chief lords. Witn. Sir James de Norton, knt., Henry de Estone, Will. de Rutherfeld, Peter de Heghe, John de la Hacche.-[1.]

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Round pink seal, curious; a full length female figure, holding in her right hand a shield with three (griffins? or lions rampant ?), and in her left a shield with a bend dancettée; on either side of her a griffin rampant: "Sigillum Joanne Achard."

1320[-1], 2 Feb., " 4 non. Feb."; at Winchester. Acknowledgment by the Prior and Convent of St. Swithin, Winchester, sub-collectors in the archdeaconry of Winchester of the tenth granted by the Pope for one year to the King of England for the defence of his kingdom, of the receipt from the Prior of Selebourne of 9s. 92d. for the moiety of all his temporal goods; and for the moiety of the tenth of his spiritual goods, viz., the church of Selebourne with its chapel, the church of Great Worlham, the church of Tistede, and the church of Basinge and Basingstoke with the chapel, £4. 4s., for the second term.-[389.] Small fragment of red seal.

1322, 19 July, "die lune pr. ante f. S. Margarete virg." Acknowledgment by the Prior of the cathedral church of St. Swythin, Winchester, collector in the archdeaconry of Winchester for the King of 5d.

out of each mark of all ecclesiastical goods granted by the prelates and clergy of the province of Canterbury in the Parliament held at York, of the receipt from the Prior of Selebourne of 52s. 6d. for his spiritual goods and 6s. 1d. for his temporal goods.-[94.]

Seal lost.

1323, 11 May, "vto idus Maii"; at Winchester. Acknowledgment by the Prior and Convent of St. Swithin, Winchester, sub-collectors in the archdeaconry of Winchester of the two-years' tenth granted by Pope John XXII to King Edward for the defence of his kingdom, of the receipt from the Prior and Convent of Selebourne of £4. 4s., for the ecclesiastical goods of the churches of Basingges with the chapel, Seleburne, Westtystede and Great Worldham, and of 9s. 94d. for their temporal goods, viz., Bromdene, Schete, Seleburne, Theddene, and rents in Winchester.-[96.]

Fragment of small red seal; obv.: two heads; rev.: a head, with sun and moon; inscription broken and indistinct.

1326, 29 Sept., "in f. S. Mich. archang."; at Selebourne. Acknowledgment by Walter de Bartone and Richard de Aultone, executors of the will of master Philip de Bartone, archdeacon of Surrey, deceased, that they have received from Walter, Prior of Seleburne, all the debts for which the said Prior and Convent were bound to the said deceased. -[358.]

Seals lost.

1327, 14 March, "prid. id. Marcii"; at Motesfunte. Acknowledgment by Richard de Aultone, one of the executors of master Philip de Barton, formerly archdeacon of Surrey, of the receipt of one mark from the Prior and Convent of Seleburne, in part payment of 36 marks for which they were bound to him and his co-executor, master Walter de Barton, by their recognizance made in the Exchequer.-[319.]

Fragment of a small green seal, with Arabic inscription: see No. 320, 2 Feb. 1339.

1328, 17 Oct., "16 kal. Nov."; at Hyde. Acknowledgment by the Abbot and Convent of Hyde, sub-collectors in the archdeaconry of Winchester of the clergy's tenth granted at Leycester to the King in aid of some weighty matters in many ways pressing on him for the defence of his kingdom, of the receipt from the Prior and Convent of Seleburne (of the same sums as those mentioned in No. 389 of 2 Feb. 1320-1, supra).-[391.]

Seal lost.

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1329, 19 Oct., "in crast. S. Lucæ Ewang."; at Winchester. knowledgment by master Rich. de Barton of the receipt of half a mark from Sir Walter, Prior of Selebourne, in further payment of the debt mentioned in the preceding deed (No. 319) of 14 March, 1327.—[321.]

1336, 26 May, 10 Edw. III; at Wodestok. "Inspeximus" and confirmation by Edw. III of the charter of Hen. III of 10 April, 1234. Witn.: John, Archbishop of Canterbury, chancellor, H., Bishop of Lincoln, treasurer, R., Bishop of Durham, John, Earl of Cornwall "filio nostro carissimo," Will. de Montacute, Rob. de Ufford, steward of the household. "Ex. per Eliam de Gryme et Tho. de Capenhirste."-[110.]

Very fine impression of great seal in green wax; attached by pink and green silk strings, in yellow silk case.

1337, 3 Nov., 11 Edw. III; in the castle of Winchester. Acknowledgment by John de Scures, sheriff of Southampton, of the receipt of two marks from the Prior of Selebourne, for the use of master Walter Bartone and master Rich. de Aultone, out of a debt of 36 marks. upon a writ from the Exchequer.-[322.]

Seal lost. See above, 1327 and 1329.

1338, 6 Feb., 12 Edw. III; in the castle of Winchester. Similar acknowledgment by the same of the further receipt of 60s. levied on the goods and chattels of the Prior in pursuance of another writ from the Exchequer.-[317.]

Small fragment of seal.

1338, 31 Oct., "ij kal. Nov."; at Schaldeford.

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Dean of Guildford to Adam, Bishop of Winchester, reporting that in obedience to a writ from him (which is recited in full) dated at Merwell, ij id . . . . (torn), he has solemnly denounced in the churches of his deanery those who have carried off an ox from the manor of the Prior and Convent of Selebourne at Schonlonde as having incurred the greater excommunication, and that having found that Ralph (?) Poynaunt was the guilty person, he has cited him to appear before the Bishop's Commissary at Winchester, as ordered, and has also cited Rob. de Homlye, Will. Marlyn, and John de Lupere.-[14.]

Small oval green seal ; an eagle: "S' Decanatus de Gildeford."

1338, 1 Nov., "in f. Omn. SS.," 12 Edw. III; at Selebourne. Acknowledgment by Walter de Bartone and Richard de Bartone, clerks, of the further receipt of 5 marks, out of 16 now remaining due. (See preceding deeds of 3 Nov., 1337, and 6 Feb., 1338, Nos. 322, 317.) -[318.]

Seals lost.

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