The Chronicle of London

Rex Ricardus Secundus

1385

Id'm Maior

Nicholl Exton. John Frossf', m'c'.

In this yere were called ayeyne to there ansuere John Northampton, John More, and Richard Norbury in the tour of London, before Sr. Robert Tresylyan justice, and before Sr. John Deverose thanne styward of the kynges houshold, and before Sr. Nicholl Brembre thanne maire of London. In this yere the kyng at parlement be assent of the comounes made Sr. Edmond Langeley, thanne erle of Caumbregge, duke of Yorke; Sire Thomas Wodestoke, thanne erle of Notyngham, duke of Gloucestre; Sr. Robert le Veer, thanne erle of Oxenford, duke of Irlond; and sitthe he made hym marqwys of Develyn, and yaf hym alle the comodites of Irlond, terme of hys lyf, to mayntene the werres of Irlond: also Sr. Mighell of Pole was mad erle of Suffolke, and Sr. John Urmonde was mad erle of Urmond. In this yere kyng Richard, the duke of Lancastre, with a grete powere redyn into the north, and distroied into the Scottes see. And in this yere was the bataille in the palys at Westm', betwen Martigo Novyle of Naverne apeler, and John Walssh defender; the whiche Martigo apeled the said John that he schulde have p'posyd and sold the castell of Chirburgh: the whiche John there hadde the victorye and was mad knyght, and the said Martigo was drawen and hanged. Also in this yere Sr Nicholl Brembre was chosen maire ayeyne, be the said craftes and be men of the contre at Harowe and the contre there aboughte, and not be fre eleccion of the citee of London as it owith to be: and the oolde halle was stuffed with men of armes overe even, be ordinaunce and assente of Sr. Nicholl Brembre for to chese hym maire on the morwe; and so he was.




Id'm Maior

Nicholl Exton. John Frossf', m'c'.

In this year were called again to their answer John Northampton, John More, and Richard Norbury, from the tower of London, before sir Robert Tresylyan, justice, and before sir John Deverose, then the steward of the king's household, and before sir Nicholl Brembre, then mayor of London. in this year the king at Parliament, by assent of the commons, made sir Edmund Langley, then earl of Cambridge, duke of York; Sir Thomas Wodestoke, then earl of Nottingham, duke of Gloucester; sir Robert le Veer, then earl of Oxford, duke of Ireland and since has made him marquis of Devon, and gave him all the commodities of Ireland, for the term of his life, to maintain the wars in Ireland: Also Michael de la Pole was made earl of Suffolk and sir John Urmonde was made earl of Urmond. In this year king Richard, the duke of Lancaster, with a great power rode into the north and destroyed in the Scottish land. And in this year was the battle in the palace of Westminster, between Martigo Novyle of Navarre, appellant, and John Walssh, defendant; in which Martigo appealed the said John that he should have purposed (?) and sold the castle of Cherbourg: the which John had the victory and was made knight, and the said Martigo was drawn and hanged. Also in this year sir Nicholl Brembre was chosen mayor againby the said crafts and by men of the country at Harrow and the country thereabout, and not by free election of the city of London as it ought to be: and the old hall was stuffed with men of arms, by order and assent of sir Nicholl Brembre for to choose him mayor on the morrow, and so he was.



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