Robert de la Beche states that although he was always ready to obey the king's will and command, and at his peace, and never with the contrariants, John de Broghton, formerly Sheriff of Berkshire, by writ of the privy seal has seized into the king's hands all his lands, tenements, goods and chattels in that county. He requests the king's grace and pleasure.
Nature of endorsement:
He is to have a writ in Chancery, to give information about the means and cause of the capture.
John de Broghton (Brompton), Sheriff of Berkshire.
Dated on the guard to c. 1322, with reference to John de Broghton or Brompton, who was Sheriff of Oxfordshire and Berkshire between 8 February 1319 and 20 May 1322.CPR 1321-4 p.16 is dated at Westminster, 20 August 1321.