Thursday, July 22, 2010

G22: 2500164

2500164. Roger Dygge & 2500165. Albina ?

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7/12/1349 at Maghefeld, Grant of John, archbishop of Cantebury, … Witnesses :– … Sir Roger Dygge, steward of the archbishop’s household, … (S) CPRs.

10/30/1361, “Endorsement: Richard de Hurst, Sheriff, replies that he has sent the writ to Roger Digg {Digge}, Bailiff of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Liberty of Croydon.” (S) UKNA.

1362, Roger a legatee of the will of Edmund Stablegate of the City of Cantebury.

11/22/1363, “Creditor: Roger Digge [merchant of Canterbury, Kent]. Amount: £40.” (S) UKNA.

5/1/1365, Commission to … Roger Dygge … to make inquisition … town of Romeneye … of the archbishopric of Canterbury … (S) CPRs.

1366-7, “Robert Tibetot, knight, to grant the manor of Kingstone to Roger Digge for life, retaining one-fourth of the manor of Kingsdown. Kent.” (S) UKNA.

5/10/1369, Licence for William de Say, ‘chivaler,’ to enfeoff Robert de Bealknap, … and Roger Digge, of the manors of Westgrenewich and Codeham, co. Kent, … (S) CPRs.

1369, Roger Dygge and others commissioner to overlook banks and ditches.

7/6/1370, Commission of array in the county of Kent … Roger Digge … keepers of the peace … (S) CPRs.

1371-2, “Geoffrey Lucy, knight, … in Luton and Wodecrofte to …, Roger Dygge, William Haldene, … Bedford.” (S) UKNA.

9/30/1373, “the chapter of Canterbury Cathedral Priory To: Mgr John Digg', clerk; Roger Dygg' The priory confirms John and Roger's estate in 35 acres of land or pasture next to 'Goryswode'. … leases John and Roger 9 acres of pasture next to 'myddelgore' for a term of 80 years. … John and Roger's other lands in the parishes of Ickham and Adisham …” (S) UKNA.

10/26/1373, “From: Edward III, king of England To: …; Robert Bealknappe; …; Roger Dygge; … The land drainage and sea defences in Kent between the vill ('villa') of 'Newynton' on the shore of the River Thames ('aqua Thamis'') and Dover and from there along the shore of the marsh to Appledore in Romney Marsh are so damaged by the sea and fresh water flooding that great losses have occurred. The king, wishing to provide a remedy, assigns them to survey the walls and other defences to find out by whose fault the losses have occurred and who holds lands, pastures or fisheries there. They are to carry out distraints, amercements and anything else necessary to pay for the repair, renewal and clearing of the sea defences. They are to appoint wardens ('custos') for the protection of the sea defences, to hear the accounts of the collectors of money for repairing the defences, to distrain for arrears of these collections and to hear and determine any disputes. They are to compel any who resist to repair the defences.” (S) Calendar of Patent Rolls, 1370-1374, P314.

5/16/1374, “Creditor: Roger Dygge [merchant of Canterbury] …” (S) UKNA.

7/28/1374, Roger Dygge and others assigned to arrest persons named in a list. (S) CPRs.

1374, Roger Dygge and others commissioner to overlook banks … “lying betwxt the towns of Hethe and Newenden” and impress laborers as necessary in co. Kent.

11/29/1374, Commission to … Roger Digge … to survey the superfluous and unnecessary houses and buildings in divers castles and manors of the king in the county of Kent, and to inform themselves for what they could be sold. (S) CPRs.

1/12/1375, “Creditor: Roger Dygge [merchant of Canterbury] …” (S) UKNA.

7/18/1375, Commission de walliss et fossatis to Robert Beleknap, … Roger Dygge … (S) CPRs.

9/16/1375, Roger a legatee of the will of his brother John Digge: “I leave John Dygge son of my brother my silver and gilt cup with cover and six silver dishes … I wish that everything that remains in my disposition by the will of Roger my brother shall be disposed by my executors.”

12/1375, Sir Roger Digge wrote his will. (S) De Controversian in Curia Militari, Scrope, 1832, P435.

1379-80, Roger died. (S) UKNA, IPM.

Bef. 10/8/1380, Roger died. “Creditor: Roger Dygge [merchant of Canterbury] now deceased.” (S) UKNA.

(S) History of Romney Marsh, Holloway, 1849, P105.

Family notes:
• Albina is buried in the church of Barham, co. Kent.

Child of Roger and Albina:

i. John Dygge (1250082), born ~1360 in England.

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