Deeds: A.901 - A.1000

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A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds: Volume 1. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1890.

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A.901 - A.1000

[Glouc.] A. 901. Grant by John Stanburne, of Thornbury, to John Adys, of Oldebury in the Marsh, the elder, and Margaret his wife, of the moiety and fourth part of a burgage in Thornbury, which he had by feoffment of William Clyvedon. Witnesses:—John Erneburgh and William Taillour, bailiffs of the town, and others (named). Saturday before the Ascension, 10 Henry VI. Seal.
Glouc. A. 902. Release by Joan, late wife of John Danyell, late of Thornbury, co. Gloucester, and John Danyell, of London, their son and heir, to John Adam, alias Buggegood, and Isabel his wife, of Thornbury, of a messuage called 'Colyns,' and lands adjoining in Thornbury, which they had by feoffment of Thomas Bartelot, alias Forster, son and heir of Nicholas Forster. Thornbury, 4 March, 38 Henry VI. Two seals.
[Glouc.] A. 903. Grant by John Pengirsek to Richard Monke, Matilda his wife, and John their son, of a third part of a croft called 'Margerycroft,' adjoining the Chyrcheweye, in Oldbury, within the manor of Thornbury, at a yearly rent of 4s. Thornbury, 20 October, 13 Henry IV. Seal.
[Glouc.] A. 904. Grant by Richard Kyng to William Clevedon, of two tenements in Thornbury, with curtilages adjoining, situate as described. Thornbury, 20 June, 9 Henry IV. Seal.
[Glouc.] A. 905. Duplicate of A. 855. Seal. Damaged.
[Glouc.] A. 906. Grant by Robert Nelme and Alice Fleshewar, of Thornbury, executors of John Fleshewar, to Sir John Brompton, clerk, of the half burgage in Thornbury, which they had by feoffment of the aforesaid John Fleshewar to dispose of as is contained in his will [see A. 868]. Witnesses:—William Sely and Walter Broun, bailiffs of the town, and others (named). Monday next after Michaelmas, 13 Richard II. Two seals.
Glouc. A. 907. Acknowledgment by Richard Knight (Miles), of Tewkesbury, merchant, that he owes William Adams, the elder, of Moreton in Thornbury hundred, husbandman, 100s. for a loan, to be paid at Easter next. The Conception, 13 Henry VI. Seal.
[Glouc.] A. 908. Grant by David Smallcombe and Joan his wife, to William Champeneys, of Aylberton, Joan's kinsman, of the reversion when it falls in of a half burgage called 'Pattesplase,' in Thornbury, winch Isabella, late wife of Nicholas Parker, holds for her life, with remainder to the said Joan, his daughter, by the terms of his will [see A. 891]. 30 September, 36 Henry VI. Two seals.
[Glouc.] A. 909. Grant by Walter, son of Matilda Whyte, to the said Matilda, for her life, of the parcel of a burgage with curtilage and croft adjoining in Thornbury, which he acquired of Nicholas Pennok. Witnesses:—Thomas Bartelot, William Rogers, bailiffs, and others (named). Thornbury, 10 June, 5 Henry IV. Seal.
[Glouc.] A. 910. Grant by Henry III. to his eldest son Edward of the manor and castle of St. Briavell's, with the forest and other appurtenances. Westminster, 8 February, 50 Henry III. Fragment of Great Seal.
Glouc. A. 911. Grant by Edward II. to Hugh le Despenser of free warren in Wynston. Witnesses:—W. bishop of Worcester, Chancellor, J. bishop of Chichester, Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester and Hertford, Thomas Earl of Lancaster, and others (named). London, 26 August, 5 Edw. II. [See Charter Roll, 5 Edward II., no. 40.] Portion of Great Seal.
[Glouc.] A. 912. Grant by William, son of Richer de Thimelthorp, with consent of Beatrice his wife, to Sir Philip Basset, of land called 'Coccelhale croft,' situate as described, and the land he held of Weevilda, of the fee of Matilda de Wascuil, in Charffeld. Witnesses:—Robert de Roingges, William le Bastard, Nicholas de Hastingges, and others (named). Two seals.
[Glouc.] A. 913. Release by Robert le Croise, of Eddeworthe [Edgeworth ?] son of William de Eddeworth, to Philip Basset, of land in the close of Oxecroft. Witnesses:—Sir Thomas le Blund, Master Henry de Hyntun, Philip Rikespaud, and others (named). Seal, slightly damaged.
[Glouc.] A. 914. Demise by Henry, son of William le Fox, to Sir Philip Basset, of land in the fields of Chareffeld, called 'Middelvente,' for eight years from Michaelmas, 37 Henry III. Witnesses:—William, Henry and Roger Crisping and others (named). 37 Henry III. Seal.
[Glouc.] A. 915. Assignment by Stephen, vicar of Charsfeld, to Sir Philip Basset of land in Charsfeld, in exchange for the dower made by Sir Philip on his behalf to Olive, late wife of Robert de Windervile; the said laud to revert to the said Stephen when that granted by Sir Philip to Olive reverts to him at her death. Witnesses:—Sir Ralph de Arden, Gilbert de Halsted Nicholas de Misteleg', and others (named).
[Glouc.] A. 916. Grant by Beatrix, late wife of William Fox, to Sir Philip Basset, of pasture at Charsfeld, for seven years from Michaelmas, 36 Henry III' Witnesses:—William Bastard, William de Cloptune, William, Alexander and Roger Crisping and others (named). 36 Henry III. Seal with legend "S' Beatricis fil' Henrici Cock."
[Glouc.] A. 917. Grant by Beatrix, late wife of William Fox, of Tymeltorp, to Sir Philip Basset, of the land and tenement, meadow and pasture that the said William formerly sold him. Witnesses:—William Bastard, William de Brendehalle, of Cloptone, and others (named). Seal as above, A. 916.
[Glouc.] A. 918. Grant by Beatrix le Fox to Sir Philip Basset, for 40s., of five acres of land in Chasfeud, adjoining the Earl of Aubemarle's land, in the field called 'Munkeswde.' Witnesses:—Sir William de Honhuz, William de Thisteldene, William de le Brendehall, William, Roger, and Alexander Crisping, and others (named). Seal.
[Glouc.] A. 919. Release by John de Pinchinni, son of Hubert Gernegan, to Sir Philip Basset, of the land he had by feoffment of Robert de Windervill in Charsfeud. Witnesses:—Sirs Ralph de Ardene, Hugh de Ardene, William de Insula, William de Holebroc, Master William de Brumford, and others (named). Portion of Seal.
[Glouc.] A. 920. Grant by William, son of Robert son of Walter, to Emma, wife of Richard de Winervull, of all the land her husband held of him and gave her as dower. Witnesses:—Adam, Pain, and John, clerks, Hervey son of Peter, Robert son of Peter, Ralph de Nueris, and others (named).
Endorsed: "Charsfeud." Seal damaged.
Glouc. A. 921. Grant by John son of Reginald, knight, to Sir Hugh le Despenser, of the manor of Bardeslegh, with park, &c. Witnesses:— Sirs Henry Tyes, Richard Amary, and John Hastang, knts., Sirs Robert de Harwedon, Philip de Say, and Adam de Shortecumbe, clerks, and others (named). Seals.
[Glouc.] A. 922. Grant by Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester and Hertford, to Sir John Giffard, of Begeworthe manor, with a knight's fee that John de Mucegros, Henry de Boruhulle, and Ralph de Wyletone hold in Dunhatherleie, and the fifth part of a fee that John Cropet holds in Sourdinton. Witnesses:—Sirs Almaric de St. Amand, Thomas son of Otho, Thomas de Berkeley, William de Monte Kaniso, of Edwardeston, Walter de Hyda, Philip de Colevile, William de Derneford, of Derhurste, knts., and others (named). Seal.
[Glouc.] A. 923. Grant by Henry, son of William Fox, of Thimbelthort, to Sir Philip Basset, of land in Charsfeld called 'Crowespet,' situate as described. Witnesses:—Sirs William Dyne, Roger de Sanford, Ranulf de Amundevil, Ernulf de Ketelberg, and others (named). Seal.
[Glouc.] A. 924. Grant by Henry, son of William le Fox, of Letheringeham, to Sir Philip Basset, for 8s., of the homage and rent of 8d. yearly paid him by Stephen, vicar of Chasfeud, for land held of him in Chasfeud. Witnesses:—William le Bastard, William, Alexander, and Roger Crisping, and others (named). Seal as above, A. 923.
[Glouc.] A. 925. Indenture witnessing the grant by John Mountague, Earl of Salisbury and lord of Mountehermer, to William Grevel, of Campeden, of Chedworth manor, and lands, &c., in Gothurst, for 12 years from Michaelmas last, at a yearly rent of 17l., with the right to cut timber for repairing the manor in Gothurst Grove, Conyng, and Stayresty; the Earl supporting him against Walter Power, &c. 20 March, 21 Richard II. Seal.
Glouc. A. 926. Letters Patent of Edward II. containing grant to Hugh le Despenser, the elder, in part payment of what he owes him, of the custody of the manor of Cheddeworth, which was Guy's, late Earl of Warwick, who held it in capite, and which is in the King's hands from the minority of the heir; it being worth 16l. 10s. 1¼d. yearly, and being granted till the heir is of age, saving the property of the executors of the Earl's will therein. Westminster, 10 June, 10 Edward II. Great Seal, imperfect.
[Glouc.] A. 927. Grant by Malcolm Musard to Sir Hugh le Despenser of his manor of 'La Musadere' [alias Grenehamstede] with the site of the castle, the park, and advowson of the church of the said manor, which he had by gift of his father, Nicholas Musard, and of which his mother, Christina Musard, holds a third part as dower; which third part he grants in reversion. Witnesses:—John Peyner, John Hastang, Peter Malore, John de Holte, Robert de Estanegrene, knts. London, the Vigil of St. James the Apostle, 25 Edward I.
Glouc. A. 928. Release by Malcolm Musard, son of Nicholas Musard, to Sir Hugh le Despenser, of the manor of Grenehamstede, "which manor by some is called 'La Musardere,'" with advowson of the church and other appurtenances. Witnesses:—Sirs Nicholas de Bosco and Walter Haket, knts., and others (named). London, Friday, the feast of St. Dunstan, 29 Edward I. Seal.
Glouc. A. 929. Letters of attorney of John Giffard, of Brymesfeld, empowering William de Brotton, clerk, to deliver to Sir Hugh le Despenser, seisin of the land, &c., granted in A. 931. Seal.
Glouc. A. 930. Letters of attorney of Nicholas, son of Hugh de Grossmont, empowering John de Cestre to deliver seisin of the manor of 'La Lee,' to Sir John Inge, knt., which Nicholas has for his life by feoffment of Sir John ap Adam. Gloucester, 2 January, 19 Edward II. Seal.
[Glouc.] A. 931. Grant by John Giffard, lord of Brymmesfeld, to Sir Hugh le Despenser, of land and wood called 'Kalvelegh,' in Brymmesfeld parish, situate as described. Witnesses:—Sirs Henry de Penbrugge, Richard de Croupes, John de la Rivere, William Mansel, William de Walton, Nicholas de Kyngeston, John Tany, knts., and others (named). Brymmesfeld, Thursday the feast of St. Edmund, King and Martyr, 3 Edward II. Portion of seal.
[Glouc.] A. 932. Grant by John le Longe, of Coulestone, to Sir Hugh le Despenser, for 10l., of a messuage and land in the "villata" of La Musardere,' at Suthgrave. Witnesses:—Sirs Thomas le Botyler and William Mauncel, knts., and others (named). 29 September, 1 Edw. II. Seal.
[Glouc.] A. 933. Grant by Osbert Gyffard, knt., to Sir Hugh le Dispenser, of his watermill called 'Bobbenhullesmulle,' in Dadington, and the advowson of the church there, &c. Witnesses:—Sirs Richard Damary, Thomas de Jardyn, Walter de Wythille, knts., and others (named). Seal of arms, defaced.
[Glouc.] A. 934. Release by Nicholas Musard, lord of Seinbury and Stanelei, to Sir Hugh le Despenser, of the whole manor of Musardere, with site of the castle, advowson of the church, &c., in Bisleye hundred, viz., whatever is contained in a, certain charter made in his name to his son Malculm, by grant from whom Sir Hugh has the premisses. Witnesses:—Sirs John Giffard, Ralph de Freskenvile, Thomas de Gardinis, and John de Holte knts., and others (named). Alcestre, Sunday next after the Ascension 26 Edward I. Seal.
Glouc. A. 935. Indenture of demise by John Grevill, of Milcotes, co. Warwick to Richard Emson, of Sesoncote manor, saving to the said John knights fees, advowsons of benefices, chapels, and chantries, the manor place and some housing thereof, for 20 years from the Annunciation next, at a yearly rent of 51l.; provided that if lady Grey, late wife of Sir Thomas Cokesey, recover any part of the manor as dower, so much shall be allowed the said Richard yearly. 26 November, 14 Henry VII. Seal damaged.
[Glouc.] A. 936. Demise by Philip and Robert, sons of William de Witschelde to Jordan the Clerk, son of Hutlage de Wrmedale, of an annual rent of 12d. issuing from three messuages in Newent, situate and occupied as described. Witnesses:—William de la Haya, Wibert le Palmer, and others (named).
[Glouc.] A. 937. Grant by Edward II. to Hugh le Despenser, the younger, of Rokhampton manor, escheated to the Crown through the rebellion of John Giffard, of Brymmesfeld. Witnesses:—W. archbishop of Canterbury, primate of all England, and others (named). Westminster, 10 March, 17 Edward II. [See Charter Roll, 17 Edward II., No. 22.] Portion of Great Seal.
[Glouc] A. 938. Grant by Hugh le Despenser, lord of Glamorgan and Morganno, to William, son of Paulyn de Kerdyf, of Rokhampton manor with appurtenances, except the advowson of the church, to be held by service of one knight's fee and doing suit at his court of "Teukesbirs," in exchange for Waleton manor. Witnesses:—Sir Robert de Mohant, Robert de Watevill, John de Bek, Richard Talbot, Robert Sapy, John Sapy, and Edmond Gascelyn, knts., and others (named). Bury St. Edmunds, 27 December, 19 Edward II. French.
Glouc. A. 939. Receipt by John Grevile for 23l. received of Richard Emson for rent reserved of Sesoncote manor, due at Michaelmas last according to the lease thereof granted the said Richard [see A. 935]. 23 October, 16 Henry VII. Seal.
[Glouc] A. 940. Grant by John Fort John Catour, and Sirs John Vale and John Capelon, chaplains, to Margaret Walweyn, widow, daughter and heir of John Rolvys, of Hope, of their manor of Phelpattys, &c., in Thornbury hundred, which they had by feoffment of the said John Rolvys, with remainder to the right heirs of the said John. Phelpattys manor, Tuesday the feast of SS. Nereus, Achilleus, and Pancratius, 22 Henry VI. Seal.
[Glouc] A. 941. Grant by John Foort, of Thornbury, to Thomas Payn, of Oldbury, Joan his wife and John their son, for their lives, of his share of a croft called 'Margeriecroft,' and the meadow John Erneburgh lately held of him in 'le Hamme' and Sparpull in Oldbury, paying 4s. 8d. yearly and keeping the croft paling in good repair. Oldbury, 24 September, 5 Henry VI.
[Glouc] A. 942. (1.) Grant by Robert son of Heymo to St. Mary's of Tewkesbury, of as much liberty in any land they hold of his fee as he himself has from his lord, viz., sac and soc, tol and teym, &c. Witnesses:— Geoffrey de Meyseo, Ascio the Constable, Robert the Chaplain. Transcript.
(2.) Confirmation by William, Earl of Gloucester, to the Church of St. Mary, of Tewkesbury, of all churches, lands, tithes, &c., granted them by Robert son of Hamo, his grandfather, and Robert 'Consul' his father. Witnesses:—Reginald de Chaiun', Fulk son of Warin, Roeland de Valoniis, Roger de Guvyz, Pykard the Clerk, Peter de Saltemar, Agellyn de Purbyk, Ernald Brytho. Warham, 1140, ii. Id. Januar. Transcript.
(3.) Confirmation by King William to St. Mary's monastery, Tewkesbury, of the grant to them by Robert son of Hamo, of the fishing of the town with free stream, mills, a meadow for tithes, a meadow for pasture which is by the fishery, the meadows of Edmundeshulla and Seldena, the land of Roger "vinitor," and the churches of Walys, a "beyd" with a fishery where an island divides the "beyd," &c. Witnesses:—William the Chancellor, Robert son of Heymo, Roger son of Gerold, Water Gyffard. Transcript. [See Charter Roll, 28 Edward I., No. 28; Deputy Keeper's 29th Report. App. p. 37].
(4.) Confirmation by Henry I. to the abbot and monks of St. Mary, of Tewkesbury, of all their possessions in churches, tithes, lands, &c., as freely as when they were the demesne of Robert son of Heymo, the founder of the church, and as when in the demesne of King William and Queen Matilda, his father and mother, quit of shires and hundreds, gelds and danegelds, &c. Witnesses:—Roger, bishop of Salisbury, Robert, bishop of Lincoln, Robert, Earl of Mellent, Robert, Earl of Gloucester, Bryen, son of the Earl, Hamo Dapifer, Walter of Gloucester. Winchester [A.D. 1119– 1123]. Transcript. [See Charter Roll, 28 Edward I., No. 16; Deputy Keeper's 30th Report, App. p. 203.]
Glouc. A. 943. Grant by Henry de Penbrugge, knt., for 100l., to Sir Hugh le Despenser, of a wood and land in Wynestan, contiguous to Sir Hugh's wood and castle of 'la Musardere'; the bounds of such wood and land being very accurately specified. Witnesses:—Sirs Walter de Paveli, Ingeram Berenger, Johu de Actone, John de Langeleie, knts., Master William de Apperle, and others (named). Wynestan, Wednesday the feast of the Apostles Philip and James, 31 Edward I. Seal of arms.
[Glouc.] A. 944. Agreement whereby Roger de Toketon and Lucy his wife release to Stephen, son of Robert de Crofte, all lands and tenements they had in the hundred of . . . ., as the said Lucy's dower after the death of William de Toketon her late husband, in exchange for a grant of 18 acres of Stephen's land. Witnesses:—John Savage, John Elys, John and Walter, sons of John de Tenent, Ralph de West Renham, and Peter his son, and others (named). Damaged.
[Glouc] A. 945. Release by Henry, son of William le Fox, of Thimeltorp, for 20s., to Sir Philip Basset, of a meadow his father held in Wycham parish, called 'Redmedwe.' Witnesses:—Sir William de Anhor, William del Brendehaulle, of Clopetune, William and Henry Crisping, of Chasfeud, and others (named). Seal.
[Glouc] A. 946. Grant by Geoffrey de Pulham, lord of Wyneston, to Sir Hugh le Despenser, of Wynestone manor, with the advowson of the church, &c. Witnesses:—Sirs Peter de Breouse and Ingeram Berenger, knts., John de Ratyndene, Thomas le Butiller, and others (named). Seal.
Glouc. A. 947. Grant by Malculm Musard to Sir Hugh le Despenser, the elder, of all his rent, as well of freemen as villains, &c, which he had by grant of Alexander de Apetot, in Tettebury, Upton, Aughton, and Cherleton. Witnesses:—Sirs John de Langelee, Milo de Reddebergh, knts., Thomas de Peddewith, and others (named). Seal.
[Glouc.] A. 948. Release by Henry Bovet, of Wyneston, to Sir Hugh le Despenser, of that part of his land between the boundaries settled between Sir Hugh and Sir Henry de Penebrugge [see A. 943] on Tuesday the Vigil of the Apostles Philip and James, 31 Edward I., together with the common of pasture he has in the wood and tenement with which the said Hugh was enfeoffed by the said Henry. Witnesses:—Sir William Mauncel, knt., Richard le Eyr, of Byseleye, and others (named). 31 Edward I. [United to A. 949–955 by a strip of parchment endorsed: "Quitclaims of the men of Wyneston of lands and pastures included within the park of La Musardere."
[Glouc] A. 949–955. Similar releases by John de Conlegh, William atte Hulle, of Weneston, John le Noble, John de la Hyde, John le Clerk, of Syde, Henry le Coock, of Weneston, and Simon son of Gilbert, respectively. All witnessed as above (A. 948). 31 Edward I. Seals to A. 949, 953, and 955.
[Herts.] A. 956. Release by Geoffrey de Scalariis, knt., to Richard the prior and the convent of Holy Trinity, Alegate, London, of the annual rent of 10s. they were wont to pay him for certain land they held of him in Widihale. Witnesses:—Sirs John de Scalariis, John de Gatelbiry, John de Novavilla, knts., and others (named). Seal of arms, broken.
[Herts.] A. 957. Grant by the same to the same of 32 acres of land in Widihale, situate as described. Witnesses as in A. 956. Seal of arms, broken.
[Herts.] A. 958. Grant by Geoffrey de Scalariis, son of Hugh de Scalariis, to Holy Trinity, London, of 30 acres of land in Wydyhale, situate as described, at a yearly rent of 10s. [see A. 956.] Witnesses:—Ralph de Bradefeld, Richard Muschet, William Flambard, William de Mora, Nicholas Tailard, and others (named).
[Herts.] A. 959. Acquittance by David Zoche and Dame Margaret Bryan his wife, for a pipe of wine received from John Husee, knt., chief butler of England, by the hands of Roger Dele, his deputy in the port of London, towards the tun of wine granted her yearly at Michaelmas by the King. 18 December, 17 Henry VIII. Two seals.
[Herts.] A. 960. Grant by John, son of John de Tyteburst, for 10 marcs paid him, to Adam de Stratton, clerk, of his land in the field called 'Echenefeld' in Tyteburst, in Aldenham parish. Witnesses:—Ranulph de Mimmes, John Talyeboys, and others (named). Seal.
[Herts.] A. 961. Grant by Thomas son of Adam de Wrobele, to Saer son of Henry, for 9l., of land in Senle, paying therefor yearly ½ lb. of cummin and 2s. Witnesses:—Helias de Sunning', William de Ladon, then sheriff of Middlesex, Peter son of Alan, John his brother, "William the clerk, son of John de Grenewiz, who composed this grant," and others (named). Before Christmas, 18 Henry III. Seal.
[Herts.] A. 962. Grant by Robert White (Albus) of Northwydihull, to William, son of Ayluard de Wyhihull, of half a half virgate of land in West Wydihull, with half the croft and messuage that William Carter formerly held, at a yearly rent of 2s. Witnesses:—William Malenard, of Wydihull, and others (named). Seal.
[Herts.] A. 963. Acquittance by Richard de Thewinge, clerk, for a yearly farm of 6 marcs received from the prior and couvent of Holy Trinity, London, for land they hold of him in Thewinge and Hertfordingebury, so that they are quit of such yearly payment till the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle, 1273. London, Sunday next after the translation of St. Edward, 1273. Seal.
[Herts.] A. 964. Grant by William Wayte, son and heir of the late Thomas Wayte called Swon, of St. Alban's, to John Radeslo, of the same, shoemaker, of all his lands, &c., in St. Alban's, in the parishes of Rykemeresworth and Northhawe. Witnesses:—William Nonny, then bailiff of St. Alban's, and others (named). Friday before Holy Trinity, 41 Edward III. Seal.
[Herts.] A. 965. Grant by John, son of Alan de Tythebyrste, to Hugh son of Alan, of lands in Tythebyrste called 'La Wouderidinge' and 'Jordan's field,' situate as described, paying therefor 2s. yearly. Witnesses:—Guy Taylbois, John Durant, and others (named). Damaged.
[Herts.] A. 966. Release by Juliana, late wife of Robert Grymbald, of Ware, to John, son of William Attewatere, of a moiety of a messuage in Ware, situate as described. Ware, Sunday next after the Conception, 27 Edward III. Seal.
[Herts.] A. 967. Grant by William, son of William de London, clerk, to Sayer son of Henry, of lands, &c, in Wal[tham.] Witnesses:—Sir John de Lamfare, Ralph de Moriwal, and others (named). Seal. Fragment.
[Herts.] A. 968. Grant by Milo de Westmelle and Alice his wife, formerly wife of Hugh de Manny[ng], to John de Man[nyng] of land in Thunmannemade, situate as described. Witnesses:—Sir John le Moyne, Sir Robert de la Rokele, and others (named). Seal. Very much damaged.
[Herts.] A. 969. Certificate of John le Despenser and Alice his wife, to their tenants of Wydihull, that they have appointed John de la Morewelese, their attorney, to put Sir Adam de Stratton in possession of rents of 7s. 6d., ½ lb. cummin, and ¼ lb. of pepper, which the tenants pay for the lands, &c, they hold, and which they have demised to the said Adam in perpetuity. London, Sunday after St. Gregory the Pope, 4 Edward I. Seal.
[Herts.] A. 970. Grant by William Sandresshe, of Erdele, co. Hertford, to John Clerk, John Scot, of the same, William Hooge, of Wattone atte Ston, and William Marchal, of Ware, of a tenement in Ware, formerly John Parker's, situate as described. Ware, Thursday before St. John ante Portam Latinam, 4 Henry IV.
[Herts.] A. 971. Grant by John Scrippe, son of the late Symon Scrippe, of Sabritew[o]rthe, to John Horn, citizen of London, and Anice his wife, of a quit rent of ½d. he receives of Richard le Ger for land in 'la Hyde' in Sabritew[o]rthe parish. Witnesses:—John le Blund, Geoffrey de Matham, Henry de Savecompe, and others (named). Portion of seal. Damaged.
[Herts.] A. 972. Release by Cecilia, late wife of John Mauveis, of Hertford, to Richard de Tewinge, clerk, of the dower land, &c, she has of the tenement of Ealdbury, formerly her husband's, in Hertfordingebury. Witnesses:—John son of Norman, Alexander Clobbe, Alexander, provost of Hertford, and others (named). Market Place of Hertford, St. Scolastica the Virgin's Day, 1251. Seal.
[Essex.] A. 973. Surrender by Alice, late wife of Henry de Erdelee, to John Dodebroke, of Borham, of a messuage and 26 acres of land in Borham, for ejection from the wardship of which she had been impleaded by Dodebroke, before Geoffrey de Scrope and his companions, the wardship belonging to him by reason of the minority of John, son and heir of Henry de Erdelee, the premises being held by knight's service: she having acknowledged before the Justices at Northampton, at Easter, 2 Edw. III., that the wardship thereof belonged to Dodebroke till the heir was of age. Witnesses:—Edmund de Baduwe, Roger de Cliftone, Hamo Peverel, and others (named). Borham, Tuesday the feast of St. Petronilla the Virgin, 2 Edward III. Seal.
[Herts.] A. 974. Grant by John Bolom to Roger ate Dore of a tenement in St. Albans parish, in Sopwell Lane, situate as described. St. Albans, St. Mark the Evangelist's day, 20 [?] Edward III. Seal. Much damaged.
Herts. A. 975. Licence by Laurence de Hastynges, Earl of Pembroke, lord of Weyseford and Bergeveney, to Thomas de Cheddesworth, clerk, to assign to the prior and convent of Anglesey the lands he holds in Brahyng, which formerly belonged to Sir Robert de Chalers. London, 3 May, 21 Edward III. Portion of seal. Much damaged.
[Herts.] A. 976. Grant by Elias Trussel to Adam de Stratton, clerk, of an annual rent of 2d. issuing out of lands called 'Heremede,' &c, in . . . . Witnesses:—Gregory de Wrobbele, Ranulph de Mimmes, John Tayleboys, and others (named). . . May, 1 Edward 1. Seal. Portion of the document gone.
[ ] A. 977. Fragment of document, undecipherable. Seal: "Roberti fil' Roberti Blis [?]."
[Herts.] A. 978. Bond of Simon Hagar, of Ware, Herts, to David Hagar, of the same, in 40l., to be paid if he fail to pay the said David yearly, during his life, the sum of 4l. 6s. 8d. for a messuage called "the Kateryn Whele" in Ware, wherewith the said David and Thomas Mershe, of Stansted, Herts, have enfeoffed Simon, and Thomas Birche, Charles Bull, Nicholas Thorne, and others, to Simon's use, by deed of the same date as this bond. 29 April 21 Henry VIII.
Herts. Essex. A. 979. Grant by [Thomas] bishop of Durham, Robert Bothe, clerk, Thomas Portyngton, and others, to Thomas bishop of Lincoln, William Hastynges, Thomas Vaughan, knt., Richard Pigot, serjeant-at-law, William Huse, and others, of the manors of Hunnesdon and Estwyk, and all other lands, &c., in cos. Herts and Essex, lately belonging to William Oldhall, knt.: appointing attorneys to deliver them possession of the premises [A.D. 1514]. Four seals remaining. Fragment, much damaged.
[Herts.] A. 980. Grant by Ranulph de Mirames, and Mary his wife, to Walter de Camera and Emma his wife, of seven acres of land in . . . . called 'Wlfordingemere.' Two seals. Very much damaged.
[Herts.] A. 981. Grant by Thomas de Flaunden to William Lambert, of a messuage, curtilage, and garden, &c., in Flaunden. Seal. Fragment.
[Herts.] A. 982. Release by Geoffrey the Clerk, of Great Hormead, and Avelina his wife, to Sir Denis de Montekensio, of two acres of land in Little Hormead. Witnesses:—Sir William le Baud, Sir John Bard, Sir Peter Cardun, and others (named). Portion of seal. Much injured.
[Herts.] A. 983. Grant by John de Brutewell to Adam de Stratton, clerk, of a messuage and land in Harpesfeld. Witnesses:—Walter de Meriden, Walter le Blound, John le Bretun, and others (named). London, Saturday before St. Mark the Evangelist, 56 Henry III. Seal. Very much damaged.
[Herts.] A. 984. Release by Robert le Eyseler to Adam de Stratton, clerk, of 14 acres of land which he held, at a yearly rent of 8s., in Titeburste, in Aldenham parish, which the said Robert had by grant of John de Wauton, knt., whose charter thereof he delivered to the said Adam on Friday the feast of St. Matthew the Apostle, 52 Hen III. Witnesses:—John Taileboys, Richard le Bokelere, John de Bretun, and others (named). 52 Henry III. Seal. Damaged.
[Herts.] A. 985. Grant and bond of Richard le Bokelere to Adam de Strattone, clerk, to pay him 6s. 8d. yearly rent, to make suit of court, and perform other services to him in Titeburste, which he has been wont to pay to John, son of John de Titeburste, for the lands, &c., he holds of him there: which services the said John has sold to the said Adam. London, Tuesday the vigil of St. Mary, 52 Henry III. Seal.
[Herts.] A. 986. Release by Joan, late wife of Walter de Wald, to the prioress of the cell by St. Albans, and the convent of the same place, of land in St. Stephen's parish, in 'le Park' soken, in the meadow called 'Lakerssete.' Witnesses:—William de Bolum, then steward of the liberty of St. Albans, John Kenelm, and others (named). April, 1283.
[Herts.] A. 987. Grant by William, the prior, and the convent of Holy Trinity, London, to John Symund, of Wadesmelne, for 60s., of land in Aspedene, in the field called 'Reefeld,' situate as described, at a yearly rent of 3s. Witnesses:—Roger Bryen, Peter de Thany, Simon Trenchefoil, and others (named).
[Herts.] A. 988. Release by Thomas Umfrey, butcher, of St. Albans, to William Newelond, the like of the same, of a shop in the Butchery of St. Albans, sitnate as described. Witnesses:—William Nony, then bailiff of St. Albans, and others (named). 20 February, 44 Edward III.
[Herts.] A. 989. Grant by Hysouda, daughter of Ralph Burel, to Nicholas the Tailor (Cissor'), son of Nicholas Belemeyns, and Christiana his wife, for 10s., of a messuage in Fispoll Street, St. Albans, situate as described, they paying her ½d. yearly, and to the prioress of Sopwell 28d. Witnesses: —Thomas Benet, then provost, Alexander le Taylur, Thomas le Prestere, and others (named).
[Herts.] A. 990. Grant by William Throwere, of Redburne, Herts, to William Cok, butcher, of St. Albans, and John Pryour, of Barnet, of a shop in the Butchery, St. Albans, situate as described. Witnesses:—William Todde, bailiff of St. Albans, John Valantyne, and others (named). Tuesday the feast of St. Gregory the Pope, 4 Henry VI.
[Herts.] A. 991. Release by Margery, late wife of Peter de Beuchamp, to William Poleys, of Buntyngford, of all lands, &c., which the latter has by grant of her said husband and John his son, in Alfledewyk. Witnesses:— John de Beuchamp and others (named). Buntyngford, Saturday next after Michaelmas, 19 Edward II.
[Herts.] A. 992. Grant by Roger, son of Sir William de Ayete, knt., and Juliana his wife, to John le Tannur and Agnes his wife, for 40s., of a tenement in Fisshpolestrete, St. Albans, situate as described, paying therefor yearly 2s. to the nuns de Pratis. Witnesses:—William de Bullun, marshal of the liberty of St. Albans, Adam de Nedham, and others (named).
[Herts.] A. 993. Grant by Sir John de Walthon, knt., to Robert le Sollere, of land in Titeburste, in the parish of Aldenham, formerly Alan le Lanediman's, at a yearly rent of 8s. Witnesses:—Roger de Heydene, Henry de Freme, John Tailleboys, and others (named).
[Herts.] A. 994. Release by Richard, the prior, and the convent of Holy Trinity, London, to Walter Hakun, son of Roger Hakun, of 3s. annual rent he owed them for 10 acres which the canons granted to Henry de Hichintone, Roger's great-grandfather (proavo); in exchange for which Walter has granted the prior and canons 2 acres in Apsedene. Witnesses:—Sir Henry de Boclond, John de Scalariis, and others (named). Hertford, at the itinerary of the Justices in Eyre, viz., Henry de Baton, Alan de Wassand, Reginald de Cobbeham, William Brito, and William de Wilton, 32 Henry III.
[Herts.] A. 995. Confirmation by Aubrey de Marines of the grant made by John de Marines, his brother, to Richard, the prior, and the canons of Holy Trinity, London, of 49 acres and a meadow in Ayshesaldwyk. Witnesses: —Ralph son of Fulk, Richard Muschet, Luke de Tany, Oliver de Sandun, and others (named).
[Herts.] A. 996. Grant by Agnes daughter of Robert, to the nuns of St. Mary of Sopwelle, of an annual rent of 3s. issuing from a shop in St. Albans, situate as described, and of a stall in the market-place there, paying yearly ½d. to Godfrey Rufus, and for the stall 1d. to Ralph Rop, and 1s. to Thomas, son of Richard Astmar. Witnesses:—William de Hussebury, then steward, Geoffrey de Gildewich, and others (named).
Cornw. A. 997. Grant by John Stubulwas, of Trederf, to Ivo his son, of a moiety of all his land in Trederf that Ralph de Trederf, his father, held, to be held in capite, paying 4s. yearly to Sir Ralph de Tregod, chief lord of the fee, and tallage of county Cornwall. Other covenants specified. Trederf, Saturday after Scolastica, 16 Edward I.
Herts. A. 998. Grant by Alice Long, of Aspeden, Herts, late wife of John Long, to Roger Bylle, reetor of Aspeden, Luke Long, Henry Reymond, of Buntyngford, William Archer, and John Howe, of the same, of all her lands and possessions in Aspeden, Leyston, Wakele, and Alsewyk, or elsewhere in co. Hertford. Sunday next after St. Martin, 15 Henry VI.
[Herts.] A. 999. Release by Katherine, daughter and one of the heirs of John Poley, of Buntyngford, of certain lands and tenements that Nicholas de Langeleye and Alice her mother hold for the latter's life in Aspeden, Alfladewyk, Bokolonde, Wydihale, Throkkynge, Westmelne, and Wakele, the reversion whereof belongs to her sisters and herself; releasing her right therein to the said Nicholas and Alice and the heirs of the former. Feast of St. Marcellus the Martyr, 31 Edward III.
[Herts.] A. 1000. Release by Robert Street (de Strata) and Felicia his wife to John, the prior, and the canons of Holy Trinity, London, of a messuage and land in Aspeden, situate as described. Witnesses:—Sir Robert de Rupell, John de Marinis, and others (named). [A.D. 1252–1258.]