A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds: Volume 4. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1902.
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A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds: Volume 4. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1902.
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|Essex.||A. 7801. Indenture of feoffment by John Nethersale the elder and John Chartesey of Chelmesford, co. Essex, to Richard Artour the elder of Spryngfeld in the same county and Isabel his wife, daughter of John Nele att Water, late while he lived of Springfeld aforesaid, of all the lands &c. called 'Homes' late John Munde's in Spryngfelde, with 12a. land there in 'Pesyngfeld' between the highway from Chelmesford to Sandfordmelle on the west and lands called 'Spryngfeldebernelandes' belonging to the chantry of Great Badowe on the east, abutting on land of Thomas Tyrell, knight, called 'Hylmar'' to the north and on the said highway on the south, and whereof 6a. late belonged to John Pese and 6a. to Robert Plomer, gentlemen, all which they had of the gift and feoffment of the said Richard and Isabel, John Osberne and Thomas Byrde by charter dated at Springefeld, 1 December, 13 Henry VII; to hold to the said Richard and Isabel and the heirs of her body, with remainder in default to the right heirs of the said Richard. Witnesses:—Richard Browe, rector of a mediety of the church of Spryngfelde and others (named). 18 December, 13 Henry VII. Seals.|
|[Norf.]||A. 7802. Feoffment by Sir Roger de Ormesby, knight, to Emma late wife of Robert de Westlee of a piece of arable of 1½ roods in Ormesby field between land late the said Robert's on either side and abutting northwards on land belonging to the Norman Spital (Hospitali Normannie) of Norwich. Thursday after St. John before the Latin gate, 13 Edward III.|
|[Norf.]||A. 7803. Feoffment by Simon de Steyngate of Scrouteby to Richard Bokele of Leyston and Thomas Issabel of Scrouteby of the lands and tenements he had and held in fee on day of date in the town and fields of Scrouteby, Ormesby and Hemesby. 24 September, 43 Edward [III].|
|Norf.||A. 7804. Feoffment by Oliver Groos, esquire, and Nicholas Wichyng- ham, esquire, according to the effect of the last wills of William Clere, esquire, of Ormesby, the elder, and of John his son and heir, both deceased, and with the assent and at the request of Robert Clere, esquire, son and heir of the said John, to Edmund Clere, esquire, son of the said John of the manors of Burgh, co. Norfolk, called 'Vausehalle' and 'Stalhamhalle,' to him, his heirs and assigns. Witnesses:—Miles Stapilton, esquire, John Clyppesby, esquire, and others (named). 10 April, 8 Henry VI. Seals (a martlet, Groos).|
|Norf.||A. 7805. Letter of attorney by Oliver Groos, esquire, and Nicholas Wychyngham, esquire, to Richard Sterre, clerk, and Thomas Arnald, gentleman, to deliver seisin to Edmund Clere, esquire, of the manors of Burgh, co. Norfolk, called 'Vausehalle' and 'Stalhamhalle.' 10 April, 8 Henry VI. Seals (a martlet, Groos).|
|[Norf.]||A. 7806. Release by John Jermy and Thomas Jermy, esquires, Roger Dokkyng of Strumpeshaugh and John Wattes of Northberlyngham to Roger Cullum of Claxton, Edmund Aleyn of Hasyngham and John Treman of the same of their right in a close called 'Moorcrofte Zarde,' reckoned at one acre of land, in Bokenhamfery, which together with other lands and tenements they had jointly with the said Roger Cullum, Edmund and John Treman, by the gift and feoffment of Thomas Coupere of Bokenham aforesaid. 19 March, 11 Henry VII.|
|A. 7807. Release by William Jennay to William Oldhalle, knight, William Norwiche the younger and John Gilbert, citizens and aldermen of Norwich, Robert Norwiche of Beeston, John Westgate and John Darby citizen of Norwich, and the heirs and assigns of the said William Norwiche, of his right in the manor and advowson of Bokenham Ferye, and one rood land in, and the advowson of, Hasyngham. 20 January, 35 Henry VI. Seal.|
|[Norf.]||A. 7808. Feoffment by Richard Wellys of Scrouteby, to Elizabeth Clere of 11d. rent from William Stywardesson for la. 3 roods land in Ormesby with the fealty and service of the said William. Witnesses:— John Paston, Edmund Clere of Castre and Edmund Clere of Stokeby, esquires. 10 September, 33 Henry VI. Seal.|
|[Norf.]||A. 7809. Feoffment by Walter Cordewaner of Ormesby to Elizabeth Clere of the same of 12d. rent which Henry Cordewaner his father used to receive from her for 3a. land at Skynwelle, 8d. he used to receive from Richard Shotesham for 2a. in Ormesby, 6d. from Nicholas Aylewarde for 2a., 2d. from Margaret Granoc for ½a., 5d. from James Cordewaner for la. 1 rood, 12d. from John Empool of Scrouteby for 3a., 5d. from John Fastolf, knight, for 1a. 1 rood, 9d. from Margaret Caston for 2a. 1 rood, 3d. from Hubert Sparhow for 3 roods, and 8d. from Walter Shipdam for 2a. called 'Chekirlonde,' all in Ormesby, together with the rents and services of the aforesaid persons tenants of the suit called 'Cacher' (tenendum ad sectarn Cacher). 3 April, 3 Edward IV. Seal. Cf. A. 7769.|
|[Norf.]||A. 7810. Indenture of feoffment by Oliver Wyth, knight, to Robert Clere of Ormesby and Alice his wife and the heirs of their bodies to be begotten, of 1 rood land in Burgh St. Mary in Flegg, together with the advowson of the church of St. Mary of the same town by service of a rose at Midsummer, with remainder in default of such issue to be begotten to Robert and William their sons successively in tail, with reversion in default of their issue to him the said Oliver. Witnesses:—Sir Robert de Benale and Sir Robert de Mauteby, knights, Thomas de Ormesby, and others (named). Monday after St. Hilary, 30 Edward III. Seal of arms (a chevron between three mullets of six points) with legend sigillum . . roberti . . [c]lere.|
|[Norf.]||A. 7811. Release by Roger de Hurle of Skeyton to Ralph Henri of Ormesby and his heirs, of his right in a piece of arable in Castre field. Tuesday the eve of the Epiphany, 1 Edward III. Seal.|
|[Norf.]||A. 7812. Feoffment by Nicholas le Clerk of Castre to Ralph Henry of Ormesby of a piece of land containing 7a. in Castre field. Sunday after Michaelmas, 17 Edward II.|
|[Norf.]||A. 7813. Release by Margery relict of Nicholas le Clerk of Castre, in her widowhood, to Robert son of Ralph Henry of Ormesby, of her right by reason of her dower or otherwise in a piece of land in Castre field, between lands of Nicholas Fastolf and John de Filby. Wednesday after Christmas, 17 Edward III.|
|[Norf.]||A. 7814. Bond by Ralph Henry of Ormesby to Nicholas son of Thomas le Clerk of Great Yarmouth (Magna Jernemuta) and Margaret his wife in 20l. for a piece of land called 'Sevene Acres' in Castre field, which he lately bought of the said Nicholas, to be paid at Castre in Fleg in the house of John Hervy of the same on Saturday after the feast of St. Andrew, 17 Edward II. Ormesby, Thursday before St. Luke, 17 Edward II. Seal.|
|London.||A. 7815. Feoffment by Walter de Ellesworth, chaplain, to Roger atte Ponde, citizen of London and Juliana his wife of a toft containing 2a. land with a dovecot thereon in Estsmethefeld in the parish of St. Botolph without Algate, London, between land of Stephen de Cauntebrigge on the east and tenements of Agnes Lucas and others on the west and running from the highway on the north to the tenement of William Haunsard and others on the south. Thursday after the Holy Trinity, 21 Edward III.|
A. 7816. Feoffment by Cristina late the wife of William le Bret,
citizen and goldsmith of London, in her widowhood, to John Neyrneut,
citizen of London, of one mark quitrent which she was accustomed yearly
to receive from Walter Cady, citizen and chandler of London, for a tenement
she had demised to him for the term of her life, and which came to her in
dower after her said husband's decease, in the parish of St. Nicholas Olave
in the old fishmarket, and which she lately held by the assignment of
Henry de la More, late citizen and goldsmith of London, being situate
between the tenement late the said Henry's on the east and south, Roger de
Ely's tenement on the west and the highway on the north; the reversion
of which tenement expectant on her decease belonged to the said John
Neirneut by the grant and sale of John de Hynggestone, goldsmith, and
John de Totenham, chandler, citizens of London, executors of the will of
the said Henry de la More. Witnesses:—Robert de Ely being alderman of
the ward &c. London, Monday after All Hallows, 3 Edward III.
|A. 7817. Indenture being an agreement between Sir William Calceby, rector of the church of St. Dionis Bakchirche, London, John Wyk and Adam Grove, churchwardens, and Thomas Bonantre, John Kelseye, and John Silkeston, parishioners of the same, of the one part, and Alice late the wife of Nicholas Marchant, late citizen of London and William Castre, 'cotiller,' citizen of the said city, of the other, for the repair and scouring of a leaden gutter between a tenement of the said rector and parishioners and the tenements of the said Alice and William formerly of William Newport, 'fisshmonger,' in the parish of St. Margaret Lothebury, London. 23 October, A.D. 1393, 17 Richard II. Three seals intact.|
|London.||A. 7818. Release by Simon son of William son of Adam to the prior, John, and convent of Holy Trinity, London, of his right in a tenement which Avice his mother in her widowhood gave them in Goderone Lane in the parish of St. John Zachary, London; for this they gave him ½ mark Witnesses:—Ralph Hardel, mayor, William Aswy and Richard de Ewelle, sheriffs, Adam de Basingges and others (named).|
|London.||A. 7819. Release by John de Ewelle of London to the prior, Thomas, and convent of Holy Trinity, London, of his right in a shop which Henry atte Roche, chandler of London then held by their demise, situate at the corner of Ismongereslane in Chepe, London. Friday before St. Philip and St. James, 10 Edward III. Seal.|
|[London.]||A. 7820. Memorandum of an agreement for the payment by William Blund (blundus) of Marthelane, capper (capcllarius), to Simon the woollen draper (lanario) of Cornhull of his debt of 13½ marks 2s. viz. he has pledged his two small houses to him in the parish of St. Olave towards Alegath between Roger Burguin's land to the east and the land of Pentecost the goldsmith to the west, and made him full seisin thereof, so that he may receive the issues thereof yearly in payment of the said money by tally made between them to begin, viz. on the feast of St. John Baptist, 25 Henry III. when he took the first issues. Simon is to acquit the houses yearly against the lords of the fee of 42d. the balance to be allowed in payment; repairs to be done by William; the houses to revert to him when the debt is paid.|
|[London.]||A. 7821. Chirograph, not indented, being a grant and demise by Hernisius son of Hugh the dyer to Mauger (Malgero) of Candelewrite Strate of the land which Mauger held of his said father; to hold in fee and heredity rendering 3s. yearly for all service; and in augmentation he has demised to the said Mauger and his heirs the land which Gerard the smith (faber) held of the said Hugh his father; to hold for 3s. 8d. yearly. The sum of the rent is half a mark yearly to wit 40d. within the octave of Easter, and 40d, within the octave of Michaelmas; for this Malgerus has given him 20s. in gersum for the one, and 40s. for the other, tenement, and to Juliana his wife 2s. in gersum. Witnesses:—William the priest (sacerdote) of St. Clement, Robert the priest of Habechirce, Benedict the alderman, Peter son of Neuel, Thomas son of Margaret and others (named).|
|[London.]||A. 7822. Grant by Turold warden of the leprous maidens (infirmarum puellarum) of the hospital of St. James by Charing (Cherringam) and the brethren and sisters of the same place to Jordan son of Saiet of all that their land which Durantus the fuster (fustarius) held of them in the parish of St. Michael in Bassieshage, between the land of Adam the cutler and the land of John Palmer; to hold to him and his heirs in fee and heredity rendering therefore yearly to them 3s. for all service, to wit within the octaves of St. Michael and Easter, without let and 'meskenninga.' The said land contains in width 19 ells of the ells of king Richard and in length 29 ells; for this he has given them ½ mark silver in gersum. Witnesses:— Henry son of Ailwin, mayor of London, Roger son of Alan, John son of Robert son of Herlicun, Robert son of Bartholomew, alderman, William Villanus, Richard son of Osbert, William de Eppinge, Andrew de Holebourne, Reginald the tanner (tannario) and other. Endorsed:—Carta Hospitalis puellarum infirmarum de Sancto Jacobo quam habuimus cum Jordano Saiet de terra in Bassishage pro iij. solidis per annum.|
A. 7823. Feoffment by Robert de Suffolk, citizen of London, to
Walter de Forda, citizen of the same, and Christina his wife of a tenement
he had by the demise of Jeremy de Trye in the lane called 'les Arches' in
the parish of St. Michael of 'Pater nostres cherche' in the city of London,
between the wall of the seld called 'Wynchestre Seld' on the east and the
said lane on the west; area in ells; a chamber with solar over it reserved;
rent 1d. at Midsummer; to the chief lords of the fee, to wit to the prior
and convent of Holy Trinity, London, ½ mark, to the prior and convent of
St. Mary's, Suwerk, 4s. to the prior and convent of St. Bartholomew's,
Smithefeld, London, 40d. to the nuns of Kelebourne, 40d. and to dame
Joan de Sancto Benedicto, nun of Kelebourne, 2s. yearly; for this they
have given him 20l. in gersum. Witnesses:—Gregory de Roquesle mayor
of London, and alderman of that ward, John Horn and Ralph le Blond,
sheriffs, Robert de Roquesle, Peter Cosin and others (named).
Endorsed: Carta faciens mencionem de vj.s. viij.d. redditu quem percipimus de Henrico le Palmere in parochia de Paternoster Cherche in London."
A. 7824. Release by Ralph la Justise to Richard the prior and the
canons of Holy Trinity, London, of 42s. rent which William Chamberlain
(camerarius) gave him in frank marriage with Dionisia his daughter in
London, to wit, from land and houses of the countess of Oxford in the
parish of Pater Noster cherche ½ mark; from the land and house of Peter
de Trye there ½ mark; from the house and land of Stephen le Gros (crassi)
in the parish of St. James, 5s.; from the house and land of the prior of
Lewes in the parish of St. Thomas Apostle, 4s.; from the house and land
of William le Gros (crassi) there 10s.; from the shop of John Sonke in the
west fishmarket in the parish of St. Nicholas, 3s.; and from the house and
land of Richard Foliot in the parish of St. Faith, ½ mark; for this
they gave him 10 marks. Witnesses:—Ralph Aswy mayor of
London, John son of John Viel and Thomas de Durham (Dunholmia)
then sheriffs of London, Reyner de Bungeye, Ralph Hardel, Thomas son of
Richard, Lawrence de Frowyk, Richard son of Walter and James Blund,
aldermen, John Noreman, Henry son of William, John de Coudres, John
Everad, Geoffrey parson of St. Dunstan, John de Teffunt and other.
Endorsed:—Quieta clamacio Radulphi Justiciarii.
|A. 7825. Letters patent by John Marchaunt son of Nicholas Marchaunt, late citizen of London, reciting the grant by William Castre, citizen and cutler of London, by his charter enrolled in the Husting of London of pleas of land held Monday the feast of St. Wulstan the Bishop, 6 Henry IV, to the said John Marchaunt and to John Castre, his son, begotten on Alice his wife, sister of the said John Marchaunt, of two adjacent tenements in the parish of St. Margaret Lothbury, in one of which the said Nicholas dwelt while alive and William Neuport late citizen and fishmonger of London in the other, bounded by the tenement of Richard Willesdon late citizen and chandler of London on the east, the tenement belonging to the church of St. Dionis on the west, Lord de Nevile's tenement on the south and the highway of Lothebury on the north, to hold to them and the heirs of the body of the said John Castre the son, with reversion in default to the said John Marchaunt, his heirs and assigns; assignment by the said John Marchaunt of the said reversion expectant on the death without issue of the said John Castre the son, to Henry Julyan, smith (ferroni), Richard Osbarn and Henry Hert, citizens of London, Henry Jolypace and Thomas Preston, clerks, their heirs and assigns for ever. Robert Chichele being then mayor, and Walter Cotton and John Reynewell then sheriffs of London, Witnesses:—John Caundisshe, Thomas Roter, William Crane, Robert Rever. 2 November, 13 Henry IV. Memorandum endorsed of enrolment Monday before St. Martin the Bishop in winter, 13 Henry IV, in the Husting of Common Pleas. Fragment of Seal.|
|[London.]||A. 7826. Feoffment by John Hornepite and Juliana his wife to Ralph Cook (coco) of Winchester of all that their land they held in Limstrate of Henry Lafaitie of the fee of Ramsey (Ramescia), to hold in fee and heredity, rendering ½lb. cummin for all service save the service of the chief lord of that land, to wit 42d. yearly which he, the said John, used to pay to William Lafaitie the said Henry's father; for this Ralph has given them 4 marks in gersum. Witnesses:—William de Sancto Andrea and Lawrence de Omnibus Sanctis, chaplains, Master Henry Lafaitie, Theobald son of Yvo, William Fubert, Matthew Blund (albo) and Alan Burser (bursario), aldermen, Roger de Parisiis, Roger and Reginald his sons, Robert son of Durantus, Hugh Palmer his servant, Gilbert de Parisiis, Robert his son, Roger Palmer, William Bascat, William Francis (gallico), Richard Bascat, Richard his servant, Alfwin Palmer, John Peverel, Solomon Dauber (dubario), Richard Corder (cordario), Simon de Parisiis, cook, Ralph Wimpler (wimplario), Richard 'Savonier,' Stacekinus, Ralph de Norfolk, William son of Ralph Little (parvi), Elyot Cook (coco), Alexander Cook (coco), Robert Ippescade and Ernald his son, Rand' Palmer, Paganus Tabur and Peter his son, Edmund de la Hale, Spilemannus, Richer, Richard de Westmouster, Robert Crisp (crispo), Robert Blanc Cheval, Gilbert brother of Conan, Willekinus his brother, Richard nephew (nepote) of Walter, Sanson de Barbefluctu, Hugh de Parisiis, Hugh 'Torto,' Gerald 'le bochir,' David son of Ralph, Lawrence his brother, William the clerk and many other.|
A. 7827. Feoffment by John Long (longus), citizen and butcher
(carnifex) of London, to Hugh de Waltham, clerk, of 40s. quit rent from a
brew-house (tenemento bracino) in the parish of St. Leonard in the street of
Estchep, London, which he had by the feoffment of Richard Scharp, citizen
and butcher of London, between Nicholas de Farndon's tenement to the
east, a tenement of the said Richard and a sollar without basement (sine
fundamento) belonging to him, the said John, by the gift of the said Richard,
to the west, in length, and in width between a tenement formerly of William
de Hakeneye and Robert de Multon to the north and land formerly Gilbert
Mullyng's to the south; and also from a tenement with two shops and a
curtilage which he had by the feoffment of Geva Mullyng sometime wife of
the said Gilbert, which formerly was John Frank's, in the said parish,
situate between his, the said John's, tenement on the east and north,
Richard Scharp's tenement on the west and the highway on the south; to
hold in fee and heredity, with power of distraint. Witnesses:—John de
Gysorz, mayor, John Lambyn, alderman of the ward of Bridge, one of the
sheriffs and Adam Lutekyn the other, Nigel Drury, alderman of the ward of
Billingesgate, John de Mockyngge, John Freshfish. and others (named),
John de la Barre, serjeant of Billinggesgate ward, John le Gros, serjeant of
Bridge ward. Thursday after the Purification, 6 Edward II.
Memorandum, endorsed of enrolment in the Husting of pleas of land, Monday the feast of St. Gregory the Pope, 6 Edward II.
|[Middx.]||A. 7828. Feoffment by Odo de Westmonasterio son of Edward de Westmonasterio to Sir Adam de Stratton, clerk, of 4a. meadow in the town of Stebbenheth which he had by the gift of his father, rendering 1d. at Easter for all service; consideration, 20 marks. Witnesses:— Sir Elias de Herteford then remembrancer of the King's Exchequer and others (named).|
|[London.]||A. 7829. Feoffment by Adam son of Richard le Chaufoner to Adam de Stratton, clerk, of a place of land between his tenement and the said Adam's in the parish of St. Sepulchre without Newegate, extending from the prison of Flete in length, to the little lane (parvam venellam regiam) which reaches from the bailey without Newegate to the Flete (usque Flete); it was uniformly 3½ feet wide and on it the said Adam was to build a wall of stone or earth or a paling (pallicium) at his pleasure between their respective tenements. Witnesses:—Thomas son of Thomas, then mayor of London, Edward le Blund and Peter Anger, sheriffs, Michael Tovy, alderman of the ward, Richard de Enefeld, Richard le Bedel, Henry le Wympler and other.|
A. 7830. Feoffment by Cristiana daughter of the late William de
Alegate, 'feleper,' to Jorninus son of Abraham, the Jew, of a messuage in
the parish of St. Botolph in Estsmethefeud, between the land of Walter le
Porter to the south, the land of John de Sancto Ositho, carpenter, to the north,
being 26 ells long of the iron ells of the king and 5 ells wide; to hold
by the rent of a clove gilliflower at Easter for all service; consideration,
40s. beforehand in gersum. Witnesses:—Sir Walter Hervy then mayor
of London, Walter le Poter and John Horn, sheriffs, Ranulf de Andebur',
under-constable (sub conestabulo) of the Tower of London, Walter le Porter
of Christcherche, John Godale, and others (named). Fragment of seal.
Endorsed: Soka in Smethefeld.
A. 7831. Release by Richard son of William de Alegate, 'feleper,'
to Jorninus son of Abraham, the Jew, of his right in a messuage in the
parish of St. Botolph of Estsmethefud, bequeathed by his said father to
Cristiana his sister. Witnesses:—Ranulf de Andebur', under-constable of
the Tower of London, Walter le Porter of Christcherch, and others (named).
Fragment of seal.
|[Middlesex]||A. 7832. Feoffment by Geoffrey son of Richard Cook (coci) of Edelmeton, to the prior, Richard, and canons of Holy Trinity, London, of 12d. rent which they used to pay him for a tenement they held of him in the town of Edelmeton; rendering only 2d. at Michaelmas for all service; for this they have given him 1 mark silver in gersum. Witnesses.|
A. 7833. Counterpart indenture between John Chelrey, clerk,
Richard Forster, Thomas Vynent and Paul Gisors, of the one part, and
Sir William Burcestre, knight, and Margaret his wife of the other; reciting
that Alice late the wife of John Chichestre formerly held for the term of
her life after the death of John Gisors her first husband by his devise all
his shops and sollars near the Conduit of London, between the tenements
formerly Thomas Hauteyn's now Maud Holbech's to the east and the
tenement formerly Richard Dynes' now of William Stamelden, goldsmith,
to the west, the reversion thereof expectant to 'Frank Nichol' and dame
Margaret wife of Sir William Burcestre, knight, as cousins and heirs of the
said John Gisors; and reciting that the said Frank granted the reversion of
a moiety of the said shops and sollars to them the said John Chelrey,
Richard and Thomas to hold in common with the said dame Margaret his
coparcener; and reciting that on the death of the said Alice the demesne
of the said shops and sollars came to them the said Margaret, John,
Richard and Thomas as tenants in common; release of their moiety by the
said John, Richard, Thomas and Paul to the said Sir William and dame
Margaret his wife in exchange for a perpetual rent charge on the whole of
the premises of 7 marks. French.
Memorandum endorsed of enrolment in the Husting of pleas of land Monday before St. Margaret, 9 Richard II.
|London.||A. 7834. Release by Margery Somery late the wife of John Somery to Henry de Langare, citizen and goldsmith of London, and Emma de Hallyngebyri his wife of her right in a place of land with buildings in Goderonlane in the parish of St. John Zachary, London, against Kyronlane, between her tenement on the east, the highway on the west, a tenement formerly Adam de Hallingebyri's on the north and her tenement on the south; it contains 4¾ ells in width and 11¼ ells 4 inches in length; for which place of land she impleaded the said Henry and Emma in the Husting of London by writ of right. Witnesses:—Elyas de Suffolk, alderman of the ward, &c. Wednesday the feast of St. Faith, 10 Edward II. Enrolment in the Husting of London of pleas of land, Monday the feast of St. Luke, 10 Edward II, endorsed.|
A. 7835. Letters patent being a statement of account and receipt by
brother John de Capriaco, prior of the house of the Hospital of Jerusalem
in France and John de Faremer, treasurer of the said house at Paris.
Whereas they had received 5,000 marks sterling from Robert Burnell,
archdeacon of York, lieutenant of Edward king of England, by the hand of
Lottus Hugolini, of Siena (Senens'), partner of Baldus Aldebrandi and
Bartholomew Marky dwelling at London, for the payments the said king
was bound to make by the manucaption of the master and convent of the
Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem to divers of his creditors in France, for
receipt of which sum the said Robert had their letters patent; they had
retained unpaid of the said sum for Pascal Abdon 109 marks 2s. 8d. sterling;
for Elyas and Halep, the Jews, 2,578 marks 9s. 4d. sterling, which sums
were paid in October last by the said master in Acre (partibus Aconens')
on the said king's behalf; Item they had retained unpaid in respect of
3,033l. 6s. 8d. Tournois, which, by the said master's order they paid on
behalf of the said king to Keryan de Sala and James Folianellus merchants
of Pisa (Pysanis) the same month, 1,137 marks and a half; Item they paid,
for the said king, to Philip Guysi, merchant of Vannes (Venecens') at the
Lagny fair (nundinis Latiniaci) last past in respect of 1,526l. 5s. Tournois in
which the said king was bound to him, 572 marks 4s. 7d. sterling; Item
they paid at the same fair to William and Reymund de Polers, Robert de
Muntyni and Peter de Dunes, merchants of Narbonne (Norbon') in part of
the payment the said king was bound to make them, in respect of
1,606l. 4d. Tournois, 602 marks 3s. 5d. sterling; and so, reckoning four
Tournois for one sterling, the sum total of the said payments is 5,000
Subsequently they received at the said fair from Iterius Bochard, clerk, and Luke de Lucca (Luca), deputed to make the payments of the said king, 361l. 12s. 2d. Tournois to complete the payment which the said king was bound to make to William and Reymund de Polers and their partners at the said fair.
Item they received from the same for Thomas Grassus, Reginald Pysan, and their partners, 3,754l. 7s. 11d. Tournois which the said king was bound to pay them by a letter patent of his.
Item they received from the said Iterius and Luke for the said Thomas Grassus and his partners 1,953l. 11s. 6d. Tournois which the said king by another letter patent was bound to pay them at the said fair.
The sum of the money received from the said Iterius and Luke is 6,059l. 11s. 7d. Tournois. Dated Saturday before the chair of St. Peter, A.D. 1272.
|[Middx.]||A. 7836. Release by Alice daughter of Robert Selveyn, of Edel- meton, widow, to the prior, John, and canons of Holy Trinity, London, of 3½a. land and ½a. meadow in Edelmeton, for which she impleaded them by writ of morte d'ancestor in the king's court; and release of her right in all lands formerly her said father's there; for this they have given her 40s. beforehand. Westminster, 27 May, 43 Henry III. Witnesses:— Sir John de Wyvile, then justice of the king in bench at Westminster, Eichard de Haveringe and others (named).|
A. 7837. Feoffment by Roger de Estchep to the prior, John, and
canons of Holy Trinity, London, of 5s. quit rent from houses, cellars and
shops in the parish of St. Leonard of Estchep, London, for which
tenements he was bound to render yearly to the said canons 16s. 4d.
besides the said 5s.; for this they have given him 36s. beforehand.
Witnesses:—Ralph Hardel being then mayor of London, Stephen de
Ostregate and Henry de Walemund, sheriffs, Michael Tovi, Robert Hardel,
Nicholas Bat and others (named).
Endorsed: Rogerus de Estchep de v. s. redditus ad pitanciam pro anima Roberti de Haringeh'.
|[Middx.]||A. 7838. Demise by the prior, William, and convent of Holy Trinity, London, to John Tailor (cissori) of Edelmeton, for his homage and service of land in Edelmeton between the grove formerly Ralph Heyron's to the south, the highway to the north, John Kelyng's land to the east and William Bedel's (bedelli) to the west; to hold to him and his heirs for ever; rendering 12d. yearly for all service; a right of way from the highway to the grove reserved to them; for this he has given them 4s. beforehand. Fragment of seal.|
A. 7839. Chirograph, indented, being a grant by the prior, Richard,
and canons of Holy Trinity, London, to Swein son of William de Havering
of 6a. land in Edelmeton of the fee of Ralph de Heyrun next the land which
was Sigar's to the east and extending from their grove to the road; to hold
to the said Swein his heirs and assigns in fee and heredity; rendering 2s.
yearly; for this he has given them 10s. sterling in gersum. Witnesses.
Fragment of seal.
Endorsed: Contrascriptum carte Sweini de sex acris apud Edelmeton pro ij s. Modo H. Somer: also Modo Willelmus Pymme tenet in feodo per servicium ij s. ut infra et homagium et ideo distringatur per eodem.
|[London.]||A. 7840. Chirograph, not indented, being a grant by the prior, Peter, and convent of Holy Trinity, London, to Alvred le Bochiere of a certain land of theirs which is in the parish of St.Olave towards the Tower, which next before him John Herlizun held; to hold to him and his heirs freely and quietly in fee and heredity for 12d. yearly for all service, to wit 6d. at Michaelmas and 6d. at Easter; he has sworn in the chapter of the canons on the four evangiles to be faithful to the church for this tenement and that he will keep well the appointed terms for rendering the rent (censu) without fail (sine occasione et meskenning'); the said land is 6½ ells wide on the street and 30½ ells deep; if he wish to pledge or sell his fee the canons to have the preference by one bezant; for this he has given them 12d. in gersum. Witnesses:—John de Ballio and others (named).|
|[Middx.]||A. 7841. Release by Henry son of William of Edelmeton to John son of John of the same of his right in a wood formerly Robert Selveyn's there, and in 12d. rent from a messuage then held by Gilbert Bolle there; for this release the said John has given him and his heirs a croft called Edelputel there and 10 marks beforehand.|
|London.||A. 7842. Feoffment by Henry Chaunterel of Westminster to Adam de Strattone, clerk, of 9½d. rent to be received yearly at the hands of Ralph T[anur] and his heirs for a tenement in the suburb of London in the parish of St. Sepulchre in the little lane behind the Flete prison; also release of his right in a tenement lying between the court of the said Adam and the house of the said Ralph in the said lane. Fragment of seal.|
|[London.]||A. 7843. Feoffment by Geoffrey de Brynkele to Roger Clerk (clerico) son of Roger Palmer of land with buildings on it in Godronelane in the parish of St. John Zachary against Kyrunelane, next land formerly Eustace Painter's (pictoris) to the south, 6½ ells wide to the street, of iron ells of king Henry, and 17 ells long, extending from the highway to the stone wall which was Roger Palmer's and in width at the said wall from the south part of the cellar window in it to the land which was Eustace Painter's (pictoris); rent ½lb. of cummin or 1d. at Michaelmas, and the service due to the lords of the fee, viz. 2s. to the bishop of Ely yearly: the said Geoffrey has sworn (affidavi) in the full Husting of London to keep, &c.; for this Roger has given him 40s. in gersum. Witnesses:—Andrew Bukerell then mayor, Roger Blund, Simon son of Mary, Joceus son of Peter, then aldermen, Michael de Sancta Elena and others (named).|
|London.||A. 7844. Counterpart demise by the prior and convent of Holy Trinity, London, to Richard de Hanneye, citizen and goldsmith of London, and Joan his wife for their lives in survivorship of a tenement which John Michel and Maud late his wife used to hold of them in Goderonlane in the parish of St. John Zachary in the city of London, bounded by the tenements late Adam de Hallingburi's on the south and east, the tenement of the said prior and convent, then held by Joan late the wife of John le Gay, on the north, and Goderonlane on the west, at 16s. rent and on condition of doing repairs. Sunday before the Conversion of St. Paul, 7 Edward III. John de Hyngeston being alderman of the ward, &c.|
A. 7845. Release by John son and heir of Elyas Baker (pistoris) in
full Husting of London to the prior and convent of Holy Trinity, London,
of his right in a tenement his father held of them in Hoggenelane and
Godrunelane in the parish of St. John Zachary, London. Witnesses:—
Sir Ralph de Sandwich then warden of the city of London, William de
Horefeud and Thomas de Stanes, sheriffs, and Sir John de Bagwell
alderman of the ward, Sir Ralph le Blund and others (named). Seal.
Endorsed: Nomina eorum qui interfuerunt quando Johannes filius Elye nos seisivit de tenemento infra scripto Stephanus de Wyndleshor &c. Also—Memorandum of enrolment in the Husting of London, Monday before St. Andrew, 16 Edward [I].
|[London.]||A. 7846. Counterpart demise by the prior and convent of Holy Trinity, London, to John Mich [el] and Maud his wife for their lives of a tenement he dwelt in between the tenement formerly Adam de Hallingeburi on the south and east, the tenement John le Gay then held on the north and Goderonlane on the west; rent 16s., tenant doing repairs. Feast of the Assumption, 2 Edward II. Seal, broken.|
|London.||A. 7847. Feoffment by John de Hyngeston, citizen and goldsmith of London, to Robert de Schordich, citizen and goldsmith of London, son of Roger le Hornere, late citizen of London, of the tenements he had by the feoffment of John Neirneut and Margery his wife in the parish of St. Nicholas Olof in the old fishmarket (veteri piscaria), London, which tenements formerly were Henry de la More's, citizen and goldsmith of London, by the gift and feoffment of William le Bret, citizen and goldsmith of London; the said tenements stretch from St. Nicholas' Church to the house formerly Adam Haryng's: Richard de Rothyngg being alderman of the ward &c. Friday the feast of the Conception, 9 Edward III. Seal.|
|Memorandum endorsed of enrolment in the Husting of London of Common Pleas, Monday after St. Nicholas, 9 Edward III.|
|London.||A. 7848. Release by Perottus Vanne, executor of the testament of John Vanne, late citizen of London, to Robert de Shordich the younger, citizen and goldsmith of London, of all the tenements which by virtue of the king's writ to the sheriffs of London were extended and delivered to him the said Perottus as executor of the said testament to hold by the extent thereof made in the parish of St. Nicholas Olof in the city of London for 15l. sterling in part payment of 47l. then in arrear of a debt of 1,200 marks sterling wherein Margaret de Mortimer, John Bygot parson of Cotingham in the diocese of York, Robert de Fenes, Robert de Depyngg parson of Colne Quincy, Andrew de Staunford skinner of London, Adam le Taillour citizen of London, Richard But citizen of London and Henry de la More of London goldsmith, were bound to the said John Vanne by their recognizance in the Exchequer of King Edward I, which tenements formerly belonged to the said Henry de la More. 8 March, 12 Edward III. Seal of arms, broken.|
|London.||A. 7849. Testament, with probate endorsed, of Robert de Schordych citizen and goldsmith of London son of the late Roger le Horner citizen of the same; to be buried in the great churchyard of St. Paul's, London; to high altar of St. Vedast's, London, of which he was then parishioner', for tithes forgotten 40d.; to the master clerk there 12d., to the under clerk 6d., to the high altar of St. Nicholas Olave's, London, 40d., to the master and under clerks there 12d. and 6d. respectively; to the almonry (elemosine) of St. Dunstan ½ mark; to William his brother for his labour about his will, ½ mark; to Richard de Basyngstok the younger ½ mark for the like; release to said brother of all debts; to Joan his wife for life his cellar (selarium) in the parish of St. Nicholas Olave in Bredstrete then held by Nicholas called Blakecolle as a tavern and the buildings above it then held by Robert Chaundos; the said Joan to have the custody of their daughters Alice, Isabel, and Parnel (Petronille); his other tenements in the said parish of St. Nicholas to be charged with 40l. sterling for his said daughters, viz. 20 marks apiece as it could be conveniently raised from the rents for their marriages, the said tenements thus charged to remain in his executor's custody till the sum was levied; the reversion of the said tenements and of the said cellar and houses to John his son in tail with remainder in default to his surviving daughters and their issue, with remainder in default to his right heirs; Robert de Schordich the elder, citizen and goldsmith of London, to have the custody of the said John and of the said reversions, finding security in the Guildhall (Gyhalda); his executors to arrange for John de Welton his apprentice to serve out his term, and the like in the case of his other apprentices; residue for sale by his executors for the payment of his debts; executors to be his said wife and brother and Richard de Basyngstok the younger, supervisors, Robert de Schordych the elder and Adam Walpol. London, Thursday after St. Valentine, A.D. 1348, 23 Edward III. Proved before Geoffrey de Haryngworthe commissary of the Dean of St. Mary Arches, V Kal. March, A.D. 1348, by Joan and William with power reserved to Richard. The first out of Jive seals remaining.|
|[Norf.]||A. 7850. Release by John Gerard, 'gentilman,' citizen of Norwich to William Norwych the younger, William Liminour, William Prentya, Richard Chirche of Bungay and Roger Crosse, clerk, of his right in a messuage by Bokenham Ferye in the town of Carleton with two parts of the ferry and boat and the appurtenances in Carleton, Langle, Bergh, Thurton, Assheby and Claxton, in the hundred of Lodne. 12 December, 25 Henry VI. Seal.|
|[Norf.]||A. 7851. Feoffment by Alice Derlynge dwelling in Norman Spital, Norwich, to John Kyng of Ormesby, Alice his wife and Robert their son of ½a. arable in 'le lyttelfeld' of Ormesby. Ormesby, Wednesday, Midsummer day, 12 Henry IV. Seal.|
|[Norf.]||A. 7852. Letter of attorney by same to William Davy to deliver seisin to same of same. Norwich, Thursday after Midsummer day, 12 Henry IV.|
|[Norf.]||A. 7853. Feoffment by Nicholas son of Simon Slyngge of Ormesby to John de Ormesby, knight, of 2d. rent due from the said Sir John for a piece of land there called 'Emmotes half aker.' Tuesday before St. Augustine, 9 Edward II.|
A. 7854. Feoffment by John Jory of Bokenhamfery and John
Treman of Hasyngham the elder to Robert Byrdysdale of Bokenham
aforesaid Nicholas Wellys of Strumpeshagh and John Sproute of
Hasyngham of a messuage, croft, 3a. arable and an alder bed in
Bokenhamfery, position, &c. described, which together with Nicholas
Heryng and Nicholas Cowper, since deceased, they had by the feoffment of
Richard Jory of Bokenhamfery, since deceased, dated 20 October,
37 Henry VI:
Also feoffment by the said John Jory to the same of 1a. 1 rood land called 'Gravelond,' described, which together with the said Nicholas Cowper and Robert Sprygy, since deceased, he had by the feoffment of William Lyghtfoot, late deceased, dated Monday before the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 2 Edward IV:
Also feoffment by same to same of 2a. 3 roods land in Bokenham field, described, which together with the said Cowper and Sprygy he had by the feoffment of the said Lyghtfoot, Monday after St. George, 3 Edward IV: to hold by 12d. rent at Michaelmas yearly. Witnesses. Dated Monday after St. Martin in winter, 2 Henry VII.
|[Norf.]||A. 7855. Release by Robert atte Northous of Ormesby to Henry parson of St. Mary of Burgh in Fleg of his right in the manors of Burgh called Stalham Halle and Vaux Halle, and in the manors of Stratton by Hevyngham and Frethorp called Morhalle, which together with William Wychyngham, knight, Reginald de Eccles and Hugh Fastolf he had by the feoffment of William Clere. Witnesses:—John de Mauteby, knight, Thomas de Berneye, knight and others (named). Ormesby, Monday after St. Nicholas, 2 Richard II. Seal, broken.|
|[Norf.]||A. 7856. Counterpart of feoffment by Thomas de Hemenhale parson of Wynterton, Geoffrey de Somerton and Robert atte Northous to Denise (Dyonise), late the wife of William Clere of Ormesby, of the manors of Burgh called Vausehalle and Stalhamhalle and the manor of Frethorp called Morhalle for the term of her life while chaste and sole. Witnesses:— John Mauteby, knight, John son of Nicholas Fastolf and others (named). Ormesby, Wednesday after St. Lucy the Virgin, 8 Richard II. Seal. French.|
|Norf.||A. 7857. Feoffment by Henry Heydon, knight, son and heir of John Heydon to Philip Calthorpp, esquire, James Hobert, Richard Southwell, William Gurney, John Heydon, Robert Southwell, John Barley S.T.D. and Thomas Wymer, clerk, of the manor of Ormesby, the advowson of Wynterton and of the chapel of Est Somerton and of lands &c. in Ormesby, Hemmesby, Scrowby, Wynterton, Maudeby, Filby, Runham, Clepisby, Somerton, Horssey, Yermouth, Martham and Castre in Flegge, co. Norfolk, which the said John Heydon, together with Reginald Rous, Simon Briggegate, clerk, Thomas Arnold, William Bonde and John Marsham, deceased, whom he survived, had by the feoffment of Robert Clere the elder, esquire, since deceased; attorneys to deliver seisin Edward Andreus and William Haye. Ormesby, 25 March, 8 Henry VII. Witnesses. Seal.|
|[Surrey.]||A. 7858. Feoffment by William le Gaunter of Rutherhuth to Adam de Aldeham of a curtilage in Rutherhuth between the tenement of Master Hamo the physician (fisici) on the west and the said Adam's tenement on the east, the highway on the south and the curtilage of Gregory de Rokesle on the north; rendering 1d. at Michaelmas and to the rector of Ruther- hithe church and his successors 5d. quarterly and a cock and hen at Christmas, and the man and woman bringing that rent shall have their meal (prandium) that day at the rector's house, and finding a man for the rector for one day in autumn for the autumn works, for whom the rector shall find three meals a day: consideration 16s. in gersum. Witnesses, Stephen Pikerun and others (named).|
|[Surrey.]||A. 7859. Letter of attorney by John atte Felde of London, fish- monger, to Richard Bartelmew to deliver seisin to Stephen de Preston of 4s. rent from a messuage which was John de la Gare's in Retherhith. London, Wednesday after the Nativity of St. John Baptist, 10 Edward II. Fragment of seal of arms.|
|[Surrey.]||A. 7860. Feoffment by Richard le Zounge of Haveryng atte Boure, co. Essex, and Sarah his wife to John Shotiere and Alice his wife of a cottage and garden in the parish of St. Mary of Rethurhethe near the city of London, between the tenement and garden of Robert Bernereue on the east, the land John le Baker then held of the prior and convent of Bermundeseie and the said John le Shotiere's garden on the west, the land of Sir Richard Vyncent, rector of the church of St. Osith (Scite) London, on the south and the highway on the north. Dated at Rethurhuth, Friday the feast of the Annunciation, 25 Edward III. Fragments of seals.|
|Surrey.||A. 7861. Chirograph, being a demise by Stephen de Preston, citizen of London, to Sarah de Rokesle late the wife of William de Rokesle, late citizen of London, for the term of her life of the lands, &c. which he had by her demise in the parishes of Retherhuth and St. Mary Magdalen of Bermundesey, co. Surrey. Witnesses. Sunday after St. James the Apostle, 2 Edward II. See A. 7868.|
|[Surrey.]||A. 7862. Sale by Sarah de Rokesle late the wife of William de Rokesle, late citizen of London, to Stephen de Preston, citizen of London, of all her goods, stock &c. in the parishes of Retherhuthe and St. Mary Magdalen of Bermundsey. London, St. Barnabas' day, 1 Edward II. Seal.|
|A. 7863. Counterpart of A. 7861. Seal, broken.|
|[Surrey.]||A. 7864. Feoffment by Cristina and Margery daughters and heirs of William le Rus to Gregory de Rokele and Avice his wife in survivorship and their heirs of a place of land called 'Slede' in Retherheth with the bank (walla) belonging to it against the Thames; boundaries described; rendering 1d. at Michaelmas for all service; consideration 20s. One seal.|
A. 7865. Indenture of demise by the prior, John de Cusancia, and
convent of St. Saviour's Bermundeseye to Tydemann Lymbergh, merchant of
Almain and Geoffrey de Wychingham, citizen and mercer of London, of land
in 'la Breche' in the parish of Retherhethe, together with a piece of land
there recently entered upon and enclosed by Richard Vynsent, with waters
fisheries and rents and services of the said prior's tenants in 'la Breche'; to
hold for the term of the life of the said Tydemann and five years over;
witnesses. Friday the feast of St. Ambrose the bishop, 22 Edward III.
Fragment of conventual seal.
Endorsed: . . . . de maresco vocato la Breche . . . .
|[Norf.]||A. 7866. Feoffment by Eufemia late the wife of Stephen de Somerton in her widowhood to Henry Gamel and Beatrice his wife of 1½ rood land in Scrouteby field. Witnesses:—Roger de Ormesby and others (named).|
|[Essex.]||A. 7867. Release by Maud daughter of John King, spinster, to Roger Prodome and Katharine his wife of her right in a tenement formerly Roger le Kyng's in Borham. Seal, effaced.|
|[Essex.]||A. 7868. Feoffment by Humphrey, duke of Buckingham Thomas, bishop of Ely, Henry, viscount Burgchiere, knight, John Hampton, Richard Wallere and Thomas Stones, esquires, Peter Arden, Richard Rich, citizen and mercer of London, John Grene of Wydyton, Thomas —, William Goodynge and William Gorffen to Joan Child, widow, of Wittham, Robert Downe, esquire, Thomas Grene, John Debynham the elder, Thomas Warner, Robert Bryd and Richard Squiere of Wittham, of a toft and garden in Borham, anciently called 'Dassches' now 'Bruers,' between the highway from Wittham to Chelmesford, a croft of Margaret Segges, and 'Boreham ponde;' also four crofts of arable, boundaries described, lying dispersed in Boreham with a certain moor (mora) of pasture adjacent, and 2a. 3 roods of meadow; all which, jointly with Richard Aired of Boreham, since deceased, they had, together with other lands, by the feoffment of Thomas Hill of Badowe and Thomas Gayll of Sabrythford. Copy.|
|[Surrey.]||A. 7869. Release by Richard Touorthe of Bermundeseye to Stephen de Preston, corder, citizen of London, of his right in 1d. quit rent from the said Stephen's garden in Retherhethe which Gregory de Rokesle and Avice his wife formerly had by his feoffment. Monday, the Invention of the Holy Cross, 9 Edward II. Seal.|
|[Norf.]||A. 7870. Indenture between John de Leem of the one part and Ellen late the wife of Henry Rose of the other; reciting that the said John had sued his parceners (participes) Geoffrey Wyth and Isabel his wife, the said Ellen, Robert Trenchemer and Alice his wife and Nicholas 'in the Wyllyges' and Ellen his wife, in the king's court, to permit him to present a fit person to the church of Burgh St. Mary in Fleg, and had recovered the said presentation by their default; agreement between the said John and Ellen that, the said judgment and recovery notwithstanding, he should present at the next turn, and she at the one after. Stalham, Thursday after St. Barnabas, 4 Edward III. Seal of arms obliterated (? a saltire engrailed).|
|Middx.||A. 7871. Feoffment by William le Schephyrde of Nesdone, to John de Middeltone, citizen of London, of a piece of land in Willesdon, co. Middlesex, in Biry field, between land of the said John and of John de la Stokke and the highway called 'Crucestrate.' Sunday after St. Peter and St. Paul, Apostles, 15 Edward II. Seal.|
|[Surrey.]||A. 7872. Indenture being a feoffment by Peter Sarrang of Bermundesey to John Bauderi, fishmonger of London, of a piece of meadow, described, which he had by the demise of the late William le Boteler in the parish of St. Mary Magdalen of Bermundesey, in exchange for an acre and a piece of meadow formerly John le Luminor's, the said acre being in the parish of St. Mary of Retherhuth in Shitenhale meadow and the said piece of meadow in a place called Attegore; rent, a clove gillyflower. Witnesses:—John de Pyrele, then bailiff of Bermundesey, and others (named). Seal.|
|[Bedf.]||A. 7873. Release by Robert de Broi, by hair from his head placed on the altar, and by Walter his son in person, to Ramsey abbey, of their claim to Crawley. Printed in 'Cart. Monast. de Rameseia,' vol. I. p. 257.|
|Norf.||A. 7874. Letter of attorney by Simon Briggate, clerk, and Thomas Arnald of Rollesby to John Kendale and Thomas Beryngton to deliver seisin to Edmund Clere, John Hastyngges, Philip Wentworth, Thomas Sharneborne, John Blakeneye and John Jernegan, esquires, and William Boondes of the manors of Burgh, co. Norfolk, called 'Vaushalle' and 'Stalhamhalle.' 20 October, 28 Henry VI. Seals.|
|Norf.||A. 7875. Feoffment by Simon Brygate, clerk, and Thomas Arnald of Rollesby to Edmund Clere and others, as in A. 7874, of the said manors of Burgh, which together with William Paston of Paston and John Smethe, clerk, since deceased, they had by the gift of the said Edmund, son of John, son of William Clere of Ormesby, esq. the elder. Witnesses:—John Fastolf and Miles Stapilton, knights, John Clippesby, esq. John Berkyng, Nicholas Pekeryng. 20 October, 28 Henry VI. Seals, one broken.|
|Middx.||A. 7876. Letter of attorney by Robert Curson, otherwise called Betele, citizen and mercer of London, to Thomas Spark, mercer, to deliver seisin to John Middelton and Richard Bures, citizens and mercers of London, of a moiety of a messuage, 500a. land, 10a. meadow, 30a. wood and 26s. 8d. rent in Willesdon and Hendon. 22 November, 11 Henry IV. Seal.|
|[Essex.]||A. 7877. Feoffment by Robert Porter and William Smyth of Borham to John Pyrie of Ronewell of lands &c. in Borham which they had by the feoffment of John Pyrie his father; also of a field there called Cherchefeld which they had by the feoffment of Lawrence Clerk, John Bole and Richard Gygel. Thursday before the Annunciation, 7 Richard II. One seal, broken.|
|[Essex.]||A. 7878. Release by Thomas Bryd of Borham to John Pyrie of Ronewell of his right in the lands and tenements in Borham whereof John Pyrie father of the said John enfeoffed him together with William Creket, Robert Porter and William Smyth, except all the lordship which he ought of right to have in a croft of land called Crauenhocroft; also release of his right in a field of land called Cherchefeld in Borham. Friday the feast of the Annunciation, 7 Richard II.|
|[N'hamp.]||A. 7879. Feoffment by Philip Francton of Schopes to William Cook and Thomas Sclatier of 8a. arable and ½a. meadow in Helydene fields. Tuesday before St. Andrew the Apostle, 20 Richard II.|
|[Surrey.]||A. 7880. Indenture being a settlement out of court between William de Blicheburgo of the one part and William de Rokesle and Sarah his wife of the other of a suit touching a ditch between their premises. Rether- hithe, Thursday after St. Gregory, 25 Edward I.|
|[Leic.]||A. 7881. Indenture tripartite between the prior, John, and convent of Lewes, to whom the church of Melton Mouubray was appropriated, the prior, William, and convent of Monks Kyrkeby, late portionists in the said church, and the master and brethren of the hospital of Burton St. Lazars, owners of certain mills in Melton; reciting that disputes had arisen between the predecessors of the said prior of Kyrkeby and the masters of the said hospital touching the tithes, parcel of the said portion, arising from the said mills; and that an agreement was come to that the said masters should pay half a mark yearly to the said priors of Kyrkeby in respect of the said mills; and reciting that Maurice late prior of Kyrkeby and the convent there had granted the said portion to the said prior and convent of Lewes for a yearly payment of 6 marks; agreement between all the parties that the said master and brethren should pay the said half mark yearly to the said prior and convent of Lewes and be quit of all payment to the prior and convent of Kyrkeby.|
|[Berks.]||A. 7882. Feoffment by William Paris to Adam de Argoges for his service of two virgates of land in Offynton which James de Offynton formerly held of him. Witnesses:—Alan de Farenham and Nicholas de Lusteshull, knights, William parson of Offynton and others (named).|
|[Middx.]||A. 7883. Release by Beatrice Derman late the wife of Thomas Heyne of Kyngesbury, widow, to Thomas de Middelton son of the late John de Middelton of the parish of Willesdon of her dower in a croft in Willesden which the said Thomas Heyne gave to the said John and he to his son the said Thomas. Witnesses:—John de Middelton, John Roberd and others (named). Sunday after Easter, 9 Edward III. Seal effaced and broken.|
|Hunt.||A. 7884. Eelease by Margaret Cuckowe late the wife of John Cuckowe, of Perye, to Robert Bolton of the same, of her right in a messuage in 'le Estende' there which he lately had by the feoffment of Thomas Cuckowe her son. 9 January, 8 Edward IV. Seal.|
|[Norf.]||A. 7885. Indenture between Elizabeth Clere of the one part and Ralph Shelton, esq. of the other, being the defeasance of his bond to her of even date in 1,000l. viz. that if, in the event of the death without issue of Robert her son and heir apparent in her life time, neither she nor her feoffees were disturbed during her life, or afterwards during a term to be appointed by her last will, in the possession of the manors &c. which belonged to Robert Clere, esq. her late husband or to Thomas Ovdale her father whose heir she was, by the said Ralph or Margaret her daughter whom he was about to wed, the bond should be void. 24 January, 7 Edward IV. Seal.|
|[Essex.]||A. 7886. Feoffment by Richard Bernard of Borham to John Peyntour of the same of his free lands (terras liberas) to take effect on his decease. Borham, Saturday the feast of St. Denis, 46 Edward III. Seal effaced.|
|[Glouc.]||A. 7887. Letters patent of Theobald de Verdoun ordering his tenants doing suit to the manor and hundred of Byselegh to be intendent to Sir Hugh le Despenser the elder, to whom he had granted the said manor with the advowson and his part of the said hundred. Lambeth, Wednesday before St. Simon and St. Jude, 7 Edward [I]. Fragment of seal.|
|Berks.||A. 7888. Feoffment by Roger Walden, archbishop of Canterbury and Papal legate, and John Walden, esquire, his brother, to King Richard of two messuages, a mill, 140a. land, 16a. meadow and 40a. pasture in Esthenrith, co. Berks, which they had by the grant of John Sudbery of Wantynge by fine levied in the octave of the Purification in the 20th year of the said king. Witnesses:—William Sturmy and John Roches, knights, Lawrence Drew, Thomas Chelrey and Edmund Sparsholt. Stevyngton, 12 April, 22 Richard [II]. Seals of arms, broken.|
|[Essex.]||A. 7889. Feoffment of Richard Peyntour of Bockyngg to John Crips and Helena his wife and his heirs of two crofts in the town of Borham between land of . . . . . on the one side and . . . . 'le Bole,' one head abutting on the lane from Crowenhotye towards the land of Richard Bernard and the other head on the lane called 'Sagoresheystrate.' Sunday the feast of St. Thomas the Archbishop and Martyr, 7 Edward III. Seal effaced.|
|[Middx.]||A. 7890. Feoffment by Thomas Cole of Wilesdone to John de Middeltone, citizen of London, of la. 1 rood land in the parish of St. Mary of Wilesdone in Longgefeld. Thursday after Easter, 2 Edward II. Seal.|
|[Middx.]||A. 7891. Feoffment of Thomas Cole of Willesdon son of the late John Cole of the same to John de Middelton, citizen of London, of a piece of meadow in a croft called 'le Longefeld,' and a piece of arable called 'le Forlond.' Willesdon, 4 March, 35 Edward I. Seal.|
|[Middx.]||A. 7892. Release by Alice atte Stocke daughter of William atte Stocke of Wilesdone to John de Middelton, citizen of London, of 1d. rent he paid her for land in Wilesdone parish. Friday the feast of St. Katherine the Virgin, 24 Edward I. Seal, broken.|
|[Middx.]||A. 7893. Feoffment by Thomas le Hackere to John de Middelton of a half acre of arable in Scheperode field in the parish of St. Mary of Willesdon, between land of William Roberd &c. Sunday before the Ascension, 3 Edward II. Seal.|
|[Middx.]||A. 7894. Feoffment by Thomas Cole of Willesdon son of the late John Cole to John de Middelton, citizen of London, of 2½a. arable and ½a. meadow in the town and parish of Willesdon in a field called 'le Longefeld.' Wednesday after St. John before the Latin gate, A.D. 1307. Seal.|
|[Essex.]||A. 7895. Feoffment by Richard Bernard of Borham to John Peyntour of the same of a croft containing one acre and a half in the town of Borham between land of the abbot and convent of Waltham Holy Cross on the one side and the road from Chelmersforde to Great Leighs on the other; also of another croft there between land of John le Duk and the green lane from Richard le Crips' house to the wood of Sagorishey. Saturday before St. Luke, 46 Edward III.|
|[N'hamp.]||A. 7896. Renunciation by William de Walda, rector of the church of Langeport and of Faxton, of the appeal he interposed from the sentence whereby Elyas, prior of Westminster and master William de Purle, judges delegated by pope Honorius III (W. archdeacon of London their fellow judge excusing himself), condemned him to pay to the prior and monks of Lewes 40s. yearly while he lived and held the church of Faxton, for two parts of the tithe of sheaves from the demesne of Ingeram de Dumart[in].|
|[Kent.]||A. 7897. Feoffment by John Smeht son of Thomas Denys of Prestone to John de Prestone of la. land in Prestone hundred between land of Henry Coc toward the 'souht' and the common path going to the mill of Dame Juliana de Leybourne towards the 'norht,' the path leading from Helewardone at Doune towards the 'east' and land of the heirs of John le Frode towards the 'west'; for this gift &c. made and recorded in the month of August, 20 Edward II, the said John gave him 14s. in gersum. Witnesses:—John ate Doune of Preston and others (named). Seal.|
|[Kent.]||A. 7898. Indenture made Sunday before St. Dunstan, 6 Edward III, being a feoffment by Adam son of John le Frode to John de Preston son of Walter de Welles of a messuage and 7½a. ½ rood land in Preston and Elmerestun together with four bushels of barley of yearly farm arising from 1½ rood land which John le Mous held at Shitestrete next land of Stephen Chike, and together with a cottage at Shitestrete, which Elias Morkoc held; which messuage lay at Peadebrok between the stream separating the demesnes of Preston and Elmerstun toward the 'suth' and the demesne land of Preston towards the north, and the land lay part next the said messuage, la. 1 rood in Elmerstun between land of Sir William de Clinton towards the 'east' and land of the heirs of John de Pedebrok towards the 'west,' and 3½a. lay dispersed (jacent per loca) at Doune; to hold the said messuage and land, farm, and a rent of two hens and the cottage, &c. all which would come to him by inheritance on the death of the said John his father and Joan his wife, and Stephen le Frode his uncle, rendering there- fore to the said Adam during his life 3s. yearly. See A. 7902, the counterpart.|
|[Kent.]||A. 7899. Release by William Stonhard and Walter Stonhard to John de Prestone of their right in 1½ virgate land and a house thereon in the hundred of Preston next Houndepette. Prestone, IV Kal. Aug. 9 Edward III. Seals.|
|[Kent.]||A. 7900. Feoffment by William de Hauekeslonde son of Master Walter de Wenderton to John son of Walter de Preston of a marsh called Pirihope in the parish of Preston next Wyngeham between the marsh belonging to the manor of Preston on the 'suth,' 'north' and 'west' and the Stour (Landsturam) on the 'east'; for this gift, &c. made and recorded 28 February, 2 Edward III, the said John gave him 8 marks 40d. in gersum. Fragment of seal.|