Duties of Officials

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H1379 A: John Vynter brought a bill against Robert de Goldyngton, former sheriff of Hertford, accusing him of delaying execution of two writs which were handed over to him at Ghesthunt and which were returnable in the Court of Common Pleas for a bribe of 20s. Robert's defence was that the writs were delivered to him too late, that is to say four days before the return day (octaves of Martinmas) [12]

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T1302 A: Sheriff's duty to give bill of receipt for writs. [[1]]

M1304 A: Authority of undersheriff in regard to releasing prisoners. Release by undersheriff of prisoner committed by warden of the chace to the prison of Exeter. Matthew de Hethcote (sheriff) v. Robert de Stokheye (undersheriff). [2]

M1305 A: Itinerant bailiff cannot enter certain liberties without a non omittat order. Northamptonshire. Richard Mauncel de Haregrave v. Robert Stace de Kynebolton & William his son. [3]

H1307 A: Sheriff's bailiff's account. John de Wonere v. John de Acton. False imprisonment. John de Acton justified that Wonere as sub-bailiff of Walter de Kingeshemede (the sheriff's bailiff of Bradford hundred) rendered account for the bailiff and was imprisoned for the resulting debt. [4]

H1307 B: Duty of sheriff to give bill of receipt for writ delivered. Rex & William Gardyn v. Robert de Baiocis sheriff of Huntingdonshire. [5]

H1309 A: Norfolk sheriff's itinerant bailiff delivered writ monstravit and attaching party. [6]

H1313 A: Duties of the bailiff of Disce under the sheriff of Norfolk; complications that might arise from unfree status. [7]

M1313 A: Robert de Warwick, sheriff v. Richard Mautild de Westinton, Thomas Mautild de Westinton, Gilbert Cherle de Westinton, John West de Brode Caumpedene, Henry Mautild de Westinton, John de Cestre de BRode Caumpedene, Thomas atte Fortheye, Richard le Cherles, John Aleyn de Brode Caumpedene, William atte Halle, William son of Hugh de Brode Caumpedene, Roger Mautylde de Westinton, & William de Houland de Brode Caumpedene. Impeding the holding of the sheriff's turn in the hundred of Pershore. [8]

T1315 A: Difficulty in executing order to restore seisin in execution of judgment in novel disseisin; tenement in East Greenwich. [9]

T1316 A: Thomas le Moigne de Billesfeld v. Thomas de Tuteleye & Simon Sacke de Louth. False imprisonment. Tuteleye pleaded that he was sheriff of Lincolnshire, and Moigne was his bailiff of Beltisloe hundred for the collection of money owed to the exchequer and for other duties. Because Moigne was in arrear by 63s for exchequer money on his account, Tuteleye arrested him. Moigne asserted that he held the bailiwick for a certain farm, half due at Michaelmas and half due at Easter; Tuteleye had asked him to pay the farm for the Easter term to come and when he did not pay, the sheriff imprisoned him thus unjustly. No verdict. [10]

T1318 A: Rex v. John le Feraunt, Peter Scarlet, Richard atte Pyrie, Richard atte Wode, and William atte Pyrie. Essex. Rescue from the sheriff of Simon Feraunt who had been arrested and bound and was being taken to Colechester. [11]