Catalogue description Petitioners: Eble (Ebulo) Lestraunge (Lestrange) and Alice de Lacy, countess of...

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Details of SC 8/176/8775
Reference: SC 8/176/8775
Petitioners: Eble (Ebulo) Lestraunge (Lestrange) and Alice de Lacy, countess of Lincoln, his wife.
Name(s): Lestraunge (Lestrange); de Lacy, countess of Lincoln, Eble (Ebulo); Alice
Addressees: King.
Nature of request: [Petition in 3 parts].1) The Lestraunges request . . . as they are ousted from 400 marks of land by Henry de Lancaster, which lands were granted to her by the king for life. They request that he will command his council that they will ordain . . . for her life.2) Alice requests that she be granted the 20 marks which John Talbot renders for the lease of Lincoln castle, which she had the custody of and leased to Talbot, and which is maintained in the hand of the king.3) They requests the grant of a charter of licence that Alice may give to her husband the lands . . . Holmer and Cowling which are not worth more than £40 annually.
Nature of endorsement: [On face].1) They should sue at the common law.2) They should sue against Talbot at the common law.3) This cannot be done.[On dorse, none].
Places mentioned: Lincoln, [Lincolnshire]; Holemere (Holmer Green), [Buckinghamshire]; Coulynge (Cowling), [West Riding of Yorkshire].
People mentioned: Henry de Lancaster, Earl of Leicester; John Talbot.
Note: The petition is dated to c. 1327 as a patent roll entry concerning the issues of the constabulary of Lincoln castle may well be in response to part 2 of this petition (CCR 1327-30, p.169).
Date: [c. 1327]
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: French
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
Publication note:

Calendar of Close Rolls, Edw III, vol. I, 1327-1330, (Public Record Office, 1896), p.169 (order to the former escheator on the detention of the issues of the constabulary of Lincoln Castle)

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