A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds: Volume 5. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1906.
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A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds: Volume 5. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1906.
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|[Worc.]||A. 11201. Grant by Ralph ate Wode of Madersfeld to Alice late the wife of John de Holond of a half quarter of corn (bladi) yearly for life, whereof half shall be wheat (framentum) good, dry and clean, and the other half beans and peas (fabarum et pisarum), viz. at Michaelmas one bushel of wheat and one bushel of beans, and at Lady Day one bushel of wheat and one bushel of peas; also grant to her of two days' ploughing (duas dietas arure) at convenient times at the winter sowing and Lent sowing (ad semen quadragesimale); for the performance of this he binds himself &c. and all his tenements in Madersfeld, into whose hands soever they may come. Witnesses:—William le Quokes and others (named). Madersfeld, Saturday after St. Barnabas, the Apostle, 5 Edward III.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11202. Feoffment by William Burry to Ralphs de Eggerton, esquire, of two bovates of land with an increment and with 4d. rent yearly from a parcel of land called 'Nickecroft,' lying within the fee of Chetelton. Witnesses: Thomas Munkeford and others (named). Chetelton, Monday after Lady Day, 19 Henry VI.|
|Camb.||A. 11203. Feoffment by John Pryme 'atte Grene,' Thomas Scotte and Thomas Godfrey the younger of Thriplowe to John Hawke of Newton the elder, Robert Frevile, esquire, John Saintgeorge, gentleman, Thomas Pryme of 'Pattis,' John Ferrour the elder of Thriploo and Robert Payne of Fulmer, and the heirs of the body of the said John Hawke, of all the land &c. which formerly were of John Basset of Chishull, co. Essex, after- wards of John Thirlowe and of late of Nicholas Thirlowe, in the town of Thriploo aforesaid; also of 6½a. land in divers fields of the said town of Thriplowe, viz. 2½a. in 'Churchfeld,' 2a. in 'le Hethfelde,' 2a. in 'le Westfelde'; all of which they, together with John Paryse of Lynton, esquire, Nicholas Hughson and George Nicols, gentlemen, since deceased, had by the feoffment of the said Nicholas Thirlowe, John Woode, gentle- man, and John Ferby, by charter dated at Thriplowe, 20 September, 2 Henry VIII. Thriplowe, 15 December, 11 Henry VIII. Seals. Memorandum of livery of seisin endorsed, with names of witnesses from Thriplowe and Newton respectively.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11204. Release by Agnes late the wife of William son of John del Forde, widow, to Hugh Tumour of her right in the land, &c. which formerly were Henry de Berkesford's, within the fees of Ippestones and Chetelton. Scharpeclyf, Sunday after St. Mark the Evangelist, 6 Henry IV.|
A. 11205. Indenture made 30 December, 27 Elizabeth, being a grant
by Sir John Savage of Rocksavage, knight, to John Egerton of Olton,
esquire, of the wardship and marriage, without disparagement, of Thomas
Venables son and heir of Robarte Venables late of Antrobus, co. Chester,
gentleman, and the custody and wardship of the lands &c. whereof the said
Robert died seised and which came to the said Thomas as his heir; which
lands &c. are holden of the said Sir John Savage by knight's service of 'the
hundred parte of one knightes fee.' Signature of Sir John Savage.
Endorsed: Delivered to Edward Savage, gent., to the use of the said John Egerton, esquire, in the presence of Francis Savage, Richard Gregge, Edward Nangreve.
|[Staff.]||A. 11206. Feoffment by Nicholas Bentelegh to James Rommesore of Rommesore, of a messuage and four bovates of land and meadow within the fee of Chetulton. Chetulton, 15 November, 6 Henry VI.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11207. Feoffment by Robert de Chetelton, knight, to Adam son of Hugh of Chetelton of four bovates of land in the town of Chetelton, which the said Hugh formerly held, with two increments (incrementis), to wit half of 'Lechemers,' between Robert de Munkeforde's meadow and the highway lying between Munkeford and Leke, and a quarter of 'Labozegreves,' lying next the green way leading to (apud) Munkeford; for his homage and service in fee and heredity, as freely as any other man can hold in that town, to wit common (commune) in meadows &c., turbaries, fishing, hunting, snaring of birds (volucres capiendo), and in the common (communi) of Chetelton for all necessaries to burn in his house over the said land on either side of the Chernet; rent, 7s. 2d.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11208. Release by Matthew son and heir of William de Chetulton, knight (militis), to Thomas son of Henry Schirard 'del Forde,' in tail, of his right by inheritance or otherwise, in the lands &c. which William 'dele Wode' and Geoffrey de Catteswall held for term in the fee of Chetulton as contained in an indenture make between William de Chetulton, knight, his father and the said Thomas. Witnesses:—John de Draycote, knight, John Toke, rector of the church of Grendon, and others (named). Chetul- ton, Sunday before St. James the Apostle 14 Edward III. Seal of arms, effaced.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11209. Feoffment by Richard Hasels, son of William Hasels, to Ralph de Eggerton the elder, esquire, lord of Chetulton, of a messuage called 'Hulhouse,' within the lordship of Chetulton. Tuesday after Mid- summer, 30 Henry VI. Seal, cracked.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11210. Indenture made at Bettele, 5 April, 26 Edward III, witnessing that whereas Sir John de Haukeston had enfeoffed Nicholas de Haukeston his brother and William Baillif of Hodynet, chaplain, of his manors of Wyrme, Madele, Onele, Audele and Stanlawe, and of other lands in Leek, Chetilton, Wrythenford and Haywod, and had given them all his goods and chattels, as by his charter and deed appeared; they grant, for themselves and their heirs, that they will, whenever it pleases him, re-enfeoff him, Anable his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, of the said manors and lands, and that they will give him back the said goods, and if he shall not be thus enfeoffed they grant that the said charter of feoffment and grant of goods shall be held for void. French.|
|Chester, Staff.||A. 11211. Release by Thomas Mascie of Wrinehill, co. Stafford, 'yoman,' and Margaret Mascie, his wife, to Ralph Egerton, knight, of their right in lands in a pasture called 'The Wrynque' in Rannsall in the counties of Chester and Stafford, in the occupation of Robert Herdynge. 23 September, 6 Elizabeth. Seals. Witnesses' names endorsed.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11212. Letter of attorney by William Burry of Chetulton to Thomas de Mounford to deliver seisin to Ralph de Eggerton the elder, esquire, of two bovates of land in Chetulton. Monday after the Purification, 30 Henry VI. Seal.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11213. Release by Roger son of Robert de Levynton to Hamo Lestraunge, knight, and Margaret his wife, of the land &c. which he had by their demise within the manor of Levynton for term of his life. Witnesses:—Sir John Lestraunge of Whitchurch (Blauncminster), Sir John Trussell of Cublesdon, Sir John de Chetewynd and Sir John Trussell of Acton, knights, Robert de Knyghteleye, lord of the same, Adam de Peshale, Jordan de Pyuelesdon, Roger de Brewode. Levynton, Thursday before St. Dunstan, 17 Edward III.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11214. Feoffment by Roger lord of Levynton, son of Robert de Levynton, to Sir Hamo Lestraunge of Cheseworthyn, knight, and Dame Margaret his wife, of his whole manor of Levynton with tenants free and bond &c. to them and the heirs and assigns of Hamo; consideration, 100 marks beforehand. Witnesses:—Sir Ralph le Botiler, Sir Thomas de Halghton, Sir John Trussel, knights, Robert de Knyghteleye, William de Weston, Jordan de Pywelesdon and others (named). Levynton, Tuesday after Michaelmas, 12 Edward III.|
|Chester.||A. 11215. Bargain and sale by Robert Wilde of Torperley, 'yoman,' in part performance of indentures of even date to John Egerton of Egerton, knight, of a messuage in Eyton with its appurtenances in Eyton. or Rushton, in the occupation of Ellen Wilde, widow, or her assigns, and also of the cottages, lands &c. in the same, now or late in the occupation of the said Ellen, of himself, of Robert Hunt, or of John Fisher, late the hereditaments of Eobert Wilde his father; attorneys to deliver seisin, William Richardson of Utkinton and William Johnson of Eaton, in the said county, 'yomen.' 27 September, 42 Elizabeth. Signature of Robert Wild. Witnesses to sealing and delivery and to livery of seisin endorsed.|
|[Staff]||A. 11216. Letter of attorney by Richard Wyld and Alice his wife and John Burry, son of William Burry of Chetulton to Thomas Mounford, to deliver seisin to Ralph Eggerton, esquire, of a messuage, with land &c. within the lordship of Chetulton. Tuesday before St. Thomas the Apostle, 30 Henry VI. One Seal.|
|Chester.||A. 11217. Grant by 'William, earle of Darby,' to John Egerton of Egerton, esquire, of the 'office of baylywicke' of his manors &c. of Bidston, Moreton, Nesson, and of all other his lands &c. within Worrall, 'to hold the said bayliffwicke and office of beinge bayliffe for life, with the accustomed fees. 12 October, 38 Elizabeth, 1596. English.|
A. 11218. (1) Grant by Robert lord of Chedylton to Benet his
brother of leave to enclose a place of land in Mosseleyclyff in his manor of
Chedulton, saving a reasonable right of way between the said place and the
leat called 'Barkeffordebroc' for the men of his said manor to their common
pasture; also grant of turbary and peat for the said Benet's land of
Moseley and land of Bothom everywhere within the said manor where the
other free men of his said manor take the same; to hold to the said Benet
in tail, with remainder in default to himself and his heirs.
(2) Release by James de Audeley, lord of Red Castle (rubeo castro) and of Heyle, to William de Leversete, of his right in a place of land in Smalewod called 'le Knolls,' containing 20a. land, formerly John Deveroys' and which the said William held of Sir Thomas de Haukyston for the term of Sir Thomas' life. Witnesses:—Sir William de Chedulton, Sir Thomas de Haukyston and Sir Philip de Cheytwynne, knights. Copies on one skin.
|[Chester.]||A. 11219. Feoffment by Edward Egerton of Wrinehill, cos. Stafford and Chester, esquire, to John Ashton of Wrynehill, 'yoman,' of the closes &c. in the occupation of John Weyld and Elizabeth Henshawe, widow, in Newbold and Newbold Astburie, co. Chester; to hold to the said John, to the use of Roland Egerton, son and heir apparent of John Egerton of Egerton, co. Chester, esquire; attorney to deliver seisin, Ralph Sherratt of 'the Hille' in the parish of Chedlton, co. Stafford, 'yoman.' Wrinehill, 19 September, 38 Elizabeth. Signed: Ed. Egerton. Seal, broken. Wit- nesses' names endorsed.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11220. General release by Agnes late the wife of Thomas de Badyley of Chetulton, co. Stafford, widow, to Ralph de Beresford and Ellen his wife, late the wife of Hugh Tumour of Chetulton. Witnesses:—Hugh Stanford, receiver of the earl of Stafford, and others (named). Tone, Tuesday after All Hallows, 3 Henry VI. Seal.|
|[Derby.]||A. 11221. Feoffment by William de Longeforde, son and heir of William de Longeforde, of 'le Hales,' to Sir Giles Meygnill, knight, of all the lands, &c. which descended to him of the inheritance of the said William his father, in the towns of Yeveley and 'le Hales,' together with his capital messuage in 'le Hales'; a place of land in the town of Yeveleye, with houses and garden, excepted, namely that oposite the hall of Sir William de Meygnill. Witnesses:—Sir William de Meygnill, Sir Henry de Braylisforde, Sir John de Longeforde, Sir Ralph de Schyrleye, knights, and others (named). Dalebur', Sunday before St. Hilary, 22 Edward [I], Seal.|
|Camb.||A. 11222. Feoffment by Richard Fuller of Great Shelford, co. Cambridge, 'husbondman,' to William Hawke of Thryplowe, co. Cambridge, 'yoman,' of all tbe land, &c. formerly of John Basset of Cheshull, co. Essex, afterwards of John Thurlowe, afterwards of Nicholas Thurlowe and lately of John Hawke, in the town and fields of Thryplowe aforesaid, which he had by the feoffment of the said William Hawke by charter dated 18 December, 32 Henry VIII; to hold to the said William in tail. 19 December, 32 Henry VIII. Seal, broken. Memorandum of livery of seisin endorsed.|
|[Derby.]||A. 11223. Feoffment by Agnes Wace of Foston to John son of Engelard Bond of Foston, of la. land in the field and fee of Scropton and Foston, 1r. on 'Cleyhul,' lr. on 'Plumstreferlong,' lr. in 'Eys' on 'le Cromplondes,' lr. on 'Coppelowe,' &c. Thursday before St. Benedict, 1315.|
|Staff||A. 11224. Indenture being a feoffment by Anabilla daughter of Matthew de Cheteltpn to John de Haukeston, knight, and Anabilla his wife, of all her land, &c. in Forde, and the advowson of the church of Chetelton; and whereas William de Horton gave the manor of Chetelton to William de Chetelton, knight, for life, with remainder, after the decease of the said William, to William son of Matthew de Chetelton, and Katharine daughter of John de Ardene, knight, and the heirs of the bodies of the said William son of Matthew and Katharine, with remainder, in default of their issue, to the right heirs of the said William de Chetelton; and whereas the the said William de Chetelton and the said William son of Matthew were dead, and one Ralph (Ran's) de Wetenhale and the said Katharine his wife then held the said manor for the life of the said Katharine, with reversion expectant to her, the said Anabilla, as cousin and heir of the said William de Chetelton, inasmuch as the said William son of Matthew died without heir between him and the said Katharine begotten; grant by the said Anabilla of the said reversion to the said John and Anabilla and the heirs of their bodies, to hold of her and her heirs by the service of a rose at Midsummer, with reversion of the said land, &c. and manor, in default of their issue, to her and her heirs. Witnesses:—Sir Richard de Stafford, Sir Nicholas le Beek, Sir John de Verdon, and Sir John de Draycote, knights, and others (named). Chetelton, Friday, the eve of the Nativity of the B.V.M. 32 Edward III. Cf. A. 11236.|
A. 11225. Chirograph indented, being the agreement made at
Easter, 5 Edward II, between John Squirel of the one part and Walter le
Clerk of Trippelawe and his son John of the other, to wit the said John
Squirel, demised, for the term of his life, to the said Walter and John, all
his land and tenements which he had by the curtesy in the town of Trippe-
lawe, from Michaelmas next, rendering to him therefor yearly at Berking,
co. Essex, six marks at their costs and risk, &c.; if they died in his lifetime
their heir to find security for the rent; on his death the land to revert to
his heirs therein, with certain fields ploughed (warectatis et rebinatis), &c.,
with certain implements, &c. Seal (a squirrel).
Endorsed: Indentura de le Squerell.
|[Derby.]||A. 11226. Feoffment by Walter Trotok of Brumaldiston to Roger Wildegos and Alice his wife, of la. arable in the territory of Foston, between the lands of Henry Portejoye of Scropton and Robert Schiret, and extending on to 'Banehulle,' and 'Smalmedue,' and of la. meadow in Mackeleye meadow, between 'Thachemedue' &c., one end on the leat of 'Swetebrok,' the other on 'Ruyeholm'; to hold the said land and meadow in the towns of Foston and Mackeleye, &c.; rent, 1d. at Midsummer, for all service. Witnesses:—Sir Roger Brabazon, steward of the Honor of Tuttesbury, and Sir William de Meygnill, knights, and others (named). Foston, Thursday after the Nativity of the B.V.M. 1287. Seal, effaced.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11227. Feoffment by Richard Wyde and Alice his wife and John Burry son of William Burry of Chetulton to Ralph de Eggerton, esquire, the elder, of a messuage with land, &c. belonging, within the lordship of Chetulton, lately William Ryngey's. Tuesday before St. Thomas the Apostle, 30 Henry VI. Seals.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11228. Feoffment by Thomas de Monkeford to William Burry of two bovates of land, with an increment, lying within the fee of Chetelton, which he had by the gift and feoffment of Robert de Monkeford his father; rent, to the chief lord, 3s. 7d.; warranty of the said two bovates, with the increment, and with a rent of 4d. from a parcell of land called 'Nickecroft,' &c. Chetelton, the feast of St. James the Apostle, 2 Henry V. Seal, effaced.|
|Staff.||A. 11229. Feoffment by Hugh Rosette (Hugo Rosette) of the parish of Chetulton to Ralph de Eggerton the elder, esquire, of a messuage called 'le Bothum,' with land &c. belonging, within the lordship of Chetulton. Monday after the Purification, 30 Henry VI. Seal, broken.|
|[Heref.]||A. 11230. Release by John de Bradewelle to John Joye of Wytebourne of all the land &c. which Richard de Swenesfeld, sometime bishop of Hereford, obtained by the demise of Walter le Botiler, within the manor of Wytebourn at Sapybrugge; for this the said John gave him three seams (summas) of corn for life. Thursday after the feast of the Holy Trinity, Corpus Christi day (die Jovis post festum Sancte Trinitatis de corpore Christi), 16 Edward II.|
|[Camb.]||A. 11231. Release by Amicia late the wife of John Robyn of Trippe- lowe, widow, to John son of Walter le Clerc (clerici) of Trippellowe of her right by way of dower in la. 3r. in Trippellowe field, which her husband sold to Walter le Clerc (clerico), whereof ½a. in 'Cherchefeld' at 'Tynnes- pathe' &c., lr. in the field of 'Bruerie' at 'Londoneweye' &c., ½a. in the same field at 'Setecoppe,' &c., and ½a. in 'Brockestrate Grifftes,' &c. Saturday before St. Valentine, 8 Edward II.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11232. Feoffment by Geoffrey de Wlseleye, rector of the church of Chetelton, to Adam son of Pola (filio Pole) of Chetelon of 9a. land, those, to wit, which Robert son of Ranulph of Leyes had by the gift and feoffment of Henry late lord of Chetelton, in Chetelton, between the highway, 'le Wythynesiche,' 'le Mulnestonesegge,' &c. Witnesses:—William, lord of Chetelton, Richard Schirard, William son of Richard Schirard, and others (named). Chetelton, Thursday before St. James the Apostle, 1323.|
|Staff||A. 11233. Counterpart of indenture made 10 September, 3 Elizabeth, between Sir Raulph Egerton of Wryne Hill, knight, and Dame Anne his wife, and John son of John Heth of the parish of Chedulton; reciting that by indenture dated 5 June, 4 Edward VI, Sir Raulph demised to John Heth, the father, who survives, a half messuage and a 'lessow' or pasture called 'Depe Hey' in Chedulton; demise by the said Sir Raulph and by Dame Anne, who now had an estate for life therein, to John Heth the son, in consideration of 16l. of the said half messuage and 'lessow' for a further term of twenty-one years, to begin on the determination of the term of .years which his father had therein, viz. from Lady Day 1577, at 30s. 8d. rent, &c. Seal.|
|[Essex.]||A. 11234. Feoffment by Thomas atte Cossh, son and heir of the late Philip ate Cossh of Elmedon, to Adam de Elmedon, citizen and fripperer (phelipario) of London and Imanna his wife, of his land, &c. in Elmedone, Arkesdene and Wendenelauth, with the reversion of the lands &c. which Richard le Monk and Ada his wife held for the term of Ada's life of his inheritance there, both of those which they held by fine levied in the king's court, and of those which they held in dower of the same Ada after the death of the said Philip his father. Friday after St. Peter's Chair, 20 Edward III. Seal.|
|[Sussex.]||A. 11235. Feoffment by Richard de Wylesham to John de Coudenne and William his son and the heirs of the body of William, of a field called 'Wellecroft,' with the brake (broc') adjacent called 'Wellebrok'; rent, 8d. for all service. Witnesses:—Adam, John, William and Michael 'les Botheles,' Richard le Skot, William de Brykedenne, William de Rode. Esbournham, Sunday after the Ascension, 10 Edward II.|
|Staff.||A. 11236. Indenture, being a feoffment by Anabilla daughter of Matthew de Chetelton, to John de Haukeston, knight, and Anabilla his wife, of all her lands and tenements in Forde and of the advowson of the church of Chetelton; also grant that the manor of Chetelton which Ralph (Ran's) de Wetenhale and Katharine his wife held for the life of the said Katharine of her inheritance and which after the death of the said Katharine ought to revert to her, shall remain to the said John and Anabilla and the heirs of their bodies, rendering to her and her heirs therefore a rose at Midsummer; with reversion in default of their issue to her and her heirs. Witnesses:— Sir Richard de Stafford, Sir Nicholas le Beek, Sir John de Verdon and Sir John de Draycote, knights, and others (named). Chetelton, Friday the eve of the Nativity of the B.V.M. 32 Edward III. Seal. Cf. A. 11224.|
|Chester. Staff.||A. 11237. Feoffment by Thomas Tomkyn of Hampton, co. Chester, 'yeoman,' to William Johnson of his lordship or manor of Chedelton, co. Stafford, and of his manor and capital or mansion (mancionale) messuage of Wrynehill, in cos. Stafford and Chester; and of his manor of Neubold Astbury, co. Chester; and of all other his manors &c. in Chedelton, Fourd, Uncote alias Oncote, Butterton, Bradnapp, Ipstons, Rannsor, Betleye and Wrynehill, co. Stafford, and of all other his lands &c. in Wrynehill aforesaid, Checkley, Heywood Barnes, Newbold Astbury, and Moulton, co. Chester; all of which he had by the feoffment of John Bowker, 'yoman,'; attorneys to deliver seisin, Thomas Dodd and Ranulph Palyn. 2 August 41 Elizabeth. Witnesses to sealing and delivery and to livery of seisin endorsed. Cf. A. 11243, 11262, 11281, 11304, 11307.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11238. Feoffment by Robert de Mounforde, son of Adam de Mounforde, to Sir Richard del Bentylee, chaplain, of two bovates of land, which he had by the gift and feoffment of the said Adam his father, in Mounforde within the lordship of Chetelton. Mounforde, Saturday after the Nativity of the B.V.M. 5 Henry IV. Seal.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11239. Feoffment by Richard Bosley of Chetulton and Joan his wife to Ralph de Eggerton the elder, esquire, of two bovates of land in Chetulton, late belonging to William Mounford and Tibot his wife. Chetulton, Monday after the Purification, 30 Henry VI. Seals, broken.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11240. Feoffment by John de Sallewey of Kanck, co. Stafford, to Hugh Turner, of the parish of Ypstones, in tail, of a messuage in 'le Fernyhalg,' in the fee of Chedylton, which John Wolffe of the same formerly held; rent, 5s. at Michaelmas for all service. Friday, Michaelmas day, 1 Henry V. Memorandum added that the rent is to be paid at Kanck. Seal, broken.|
|[Derby.]||A. 11241. Indenture being a feoffment by John Wildegosse, son of William Wildegosse of Foston to William Wildegosse son of Robert Wildegosse of Foston of two selions of arable on 'le Horee diche,' in the fee of Foston and Scropton, with a marl-pit (marlera), water, &c. one end abutting on the highway, the other on the church-path, in exchange for two selions of arable, in the same fee, on 'Calvelondes,' which the said William bought of Henry Portejoye, one head abutting on the parson's land, the other on 'Stoniacres' &c. Seal.|
|[Cornw.]||A. 11242. Bill, indented, witnessing that William Mayon accounts with John Marney, knight, for the receipt of the whole rent of the demesne land of Kylquyt, from Michaelmas, 33 Henry VI to the same feast, 34 Henry VI. &c.|
|Chester. Staff.||A. 11243. Feoffment of William Johnson of Eaton, co. Chester, yeoman, to William Richardson, of the manors of Chedelton, Wrynehill, Newbold Astbury &c., as in A. 11237, which he had by the feoffment of Thomas Tomkyn, 'yoman'; attorneys to deliver seisin, Thomas Dodd and Ranulph Yong. 6 August, 41 Elizabeth. Signature of Johnson. Witnesses, and witnesses to livery of seisin, endorsed. Cf. A. 11264, 11281, 11304, 11307.|
|Staff.||A. 11244. Sale, in consideration of 13l. 6s. 8d., by Robert Cowper of Betteley, 'yoman,' to Ralph Egertonof Wrynehill, knight, of the messuage in Betteley aforesaid, which the said Ralph had sold him, as by charter dated 6 February, 12 Elizabeth appeared, being then in the occupation of Margaret Silitoo, widow; attorneys to deliver seisin, Ralph Sherard and John Hoolme, 'yomen.' 16 April, 13 Elizabeth. Signature of 'Robert Cowper.' Memorandum, endorsed, of livery of seisin and Margaret Silitoo's attornment.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11245. Feoffment by William de le Scharpeclif to Richard his son of the meadow called 'Hondemor' between the river Chyrnet and 'Barkes- fordebrock' and between the meadow of William de le Wode and that of the lord of Chetelton, which Henry le Frensche formerly held. Witnesses:—Sir John de Ippestan, knight, William, lord of Chetelton, and others (named). Chetelton, Wednesday after St. Luke the Evangelist, 18 Edward II.|
|[Cornw.]||A. 11246. Bill, indented, headed 'Colquyte,' made 15 April, 19 Edward IV, witnessing that [Sir] Harry Marny had received 15s. from John Slee, 'reve,' who the same day paid 40s. 2d. by the hand of John Walter. English.|
|Chester. Salop. Staff.||A. 11247. Indenture being a demise by Ranulph Eggerton, esquire, and Richard Delves and Robert Fouleshurste, clerks, John Aston, knight, and William Chetwyn and John Cotes, esquires, feoffees to the use of the said Ranulph, and at his request, to Eleanor Eggerton, late the wife of John Eggerton, esquire, deceased, of all their messuages, &c. in Betteley and Drayton, cos. Stafford and Salop, now or late in the tenure and occupation of the said Ranulf, formerly of John Denston, with two crofts in Betteley called 'Elmer Riddynges,' of Thomas Blore and others (named), and of a meadow in Drayton aforesaid called 'Churton Medowe,' and of a burgage there called Seynt Marie Hall'; also demise to her of all their messuages, &c. in Forde, Uncote, Grenehong', Knyghton, Oneley, Sydway and Butterton, co. Stafford; also of all their messuages, &c. in Shokclage, Farnedon, Pikmere, Crue, Neuton nigh Malpas, Spurstowe and Haghton, co. Chester; also of certain messuages and tenements in Balterley, co. Stafford, to the yearly value of 3l. 12d. and in Caldecote, co. Chester, to the yearly value of 53s. 4d.; to hold to the said Eleanor for her life with reversion to themselves to the use of the said Ranulf in tail male with successive remainders in default to the use of Robert Eggerton in tail male and to the use of the right heirs of John Eggerton for ever; warranty by Ranulf Eggerton; attorneys to deliver seisin, Humphrey Wilbrame and Morgan Broghton. 12 April, 9 Henry VIII. Five Seals. Memorandum, endorsed, of livery of seisin, 16 April in the said year by Humfrey Wilbraham to Owen Brereton, attorney of the said Eleanor, at Oneley, co. Stafford, at Grenehongur and at Neuton nygh Malpas, in the name of all the lands in the counties of Stafford, Salop and Chester respectively.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11248. Letter of attorney by Ralph Eggerton the elder, esquire, lord of Chetulton to Thomas Walker to receive seisin of a messuage with land, &c. called 'Hulhouse,' within the lordship of Chetulton, according to the charter thereof made to him by Richard Hasels, son of William Hasels. Tuesday after Midsummer, 30 Henry VI. Seal.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11249. Letter of attorney by Ralph de Eggerton, the elder, esquire, to Thomas Walker, to receive seisin from Richard Wyld, Alice his wife and John Burry, son of William Burry, of a messuage with land, &c. within the lordship of Chetulton, according to their charter to him thereof. Tuesday before St. Thomas the Apostle, 30 Henry VI. Seal, broken.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11250. Release by Alice daughter of Robert Godesson of Arpesford to John son of Richard de Scharpeclyf of her right in a messuage in the fee of Chetelton called 'Brokhouson,' which William Poleson formerly held. Friday after St. Barnabas the Apostle, 43 Edward III.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11251. Feoffment by William son of Roger de Rowenhale to William son of Alditha of Chetelton of the land, &c. which he held of Sir Robert de Chetelton and his heirs, in the fee and manor of Chetelton, to hold with all liberties, &c. as contained in the original charter. Witnesses:—William Shirard, Richard, his brother, and others (named). Sunday the morrow of St. Peter's Chains, 1304.|
|Chester.||A. 11252. Counterpart of 'indenture of defezaunce,' made 3 June, 21 Elizabeth, between Katharine Downeham of Mynshull, widow, late the wife of William bishop of Chester, of the one part and Richard Mynshull, late of Mynshull aforesaid, esquire, and Lancelot Mynshull, late of Asheburie, gentleman, of the other, being the defeasance of a statute merchant of even date in 1,500l., acknowledged to her by the said Richard and Lancelot before William Jewet, the mayor, and Richard Birkheved, esquire, the recorder of Chester; viz. if she has quiet enjoyment of the capital house or messuage commonly called 'the Hall of Mynshull,' in the parish of Mynshull, with the lands, &c. therewith demised, 10 March, 19 Elizabeth, by the said Richard and Lancelot to her said late husband for twelve years from Lady Day then next, quit of all incumbrances created by the said Richard or Lancelot, or either of them, a lease only excepted made by the said Richard to Thomas Mynshull of Erdswick, gentleman, of four 'pastures or fildes comonly called the Ryddinges' for a term of which one year only remains unexpired; and if she has quiet enjoyment of the said fields called the 'Ryddinges' after the expiration of Thomas Mynshull's term therein for the remainder of the said twelve years; then the said statute merchant shall be void. Signatures of 'Rycharde' and 'Lancelots Mynshull.' Witnesses' names endorsed. English.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11253. Feoffment by Robert son of Peter de Chetulton to Geoffrey son of Aldred of Schertefurlong and his heirs, for their homage and service, of two bovates of land in 'Barclesforde,' which Wen held, and the island which was of Sewyn the hermit and the whole grove (nemus) round the said island and Barchlesforde, by certain bounds set out; to hold with waters, mills, &c. and other easements of the same town of Barclesforde; rent, 3s. 6d. for all service and aid, save an aid for knighting his eldest son and marrying his daughter; for this Geoffrey gave him 50s. Witnesses:— Ranulph the clerk (clerico), &c. In the hundred of Tatemoneslawe. Copy.|
|Staff.||A. 11254. Release by Dame Alice Eggerton, widow, late the wife of Sir Ralph Eggerton of King's Bromley, William Yerdeley of Yerdeley and Ralph Thicknes of Balterley, gentlemen, to Edward Eggerton, in con- sideration of 32l. of their right in a capital messuage formerly in the occu- pation of Thomas Mounteforde, the elder, and William Mountforde his son in Chedeldon, alias Chedulton alias Chedleton, with the land, &c. there- to belonging and in a 'water mylne for grayne or corn and one fullinge mylne both under one roofe uppon the ryver of Churnett' in Chedeldon aforesaid, formerly in the occupation of Margerye Clowes, widow, and William Clowes, as demised to the said William and Ralph, 10 April 30 Elizabeth, by the said Sir Ralph, then of Wrynehill, cos. Stafford and Chester, and the said Edward Eggerton, his son and heir apparent, for eighty years then next, if the said Dame Alice so long lived, by way of in- crease of her jointure if she survived the said Sir Ralph. 18 January 38 Elizabeth. Signatures of 'A.E.,' 'William Erdley,' 'Rauffe Thicknes.' Witnesses' names endorsed. English.|
|Staff.||A. 11255. Exemplification under the seal of the Common Pleas, 13 May, 5 Charles, of a fine levied within five weeks of Easter in the same year, between William Wilkinson and Thomas Pendleburye, querents, and Simon Ridgeley, esquire, deforciant, of four messuages, a dovecot, six gardens, eight orchards, 200a. land, 30a. meadow, 300a. pasture, 100a.wood, 100a. of heath and common of pasture for all manner beasts in Marching- ton Woodland, Marchington Uttoxater and the forest of Needwood, to wit the said Simon acknowledged the said tenements and common of pasture to be the right of the said William, as those which the said William and Thomas had by his gift, and remised and quitclaimed the same to the said William and Thomas, and William's heirs, with warranty of the same for himself and his heirs; for this they gave him 500l.|
|[Camb.]||A. 11256. Bill made 25 January, 32 Henry VIII, being an acquit- tance by William Hawke of Thryplowe, co. Cambridge, 'yoman,' to John Chapman for 6l. 13s. 4d. in part of 80l. for land bought of him. Signature of 'Wyllyam Hauke.'|
A. 11257. Indenture made 4 May, 26 Elizabeth, being a demise by
'Syr Rauf Eggerton of the manner of Wrynehill,' co. Staff., knight, and
Dame Anne his wife to 'Rauf Selitoe of Rannshall,' in the same county,
'shoomaker,' and Jone his wife, in consideration of 8l. of a messuage or
cottage in Rannshall, then in the occupation of Margaret Selitoe, widow, or
of the said Rauf; to hold to the said Rauf and Jone for the term of their
lives in survivorship, at 10s. rent, and at Christmas yearly 'twoe hennes
for and in the name of a present or newe yeares gifte and in harvest tyme
yearly during the said tearme twoe dayes average, &c.; attorneys to deliver
seisin, Hugh Tilston, clerk, and John Henbury. Signatures of 'Ra.
Eggerton' and 'Anne Edgerton.' Seals.
Witnesses and memorandum of livery of seisin, 8 May 1584, endorsed. English.
|[Derby.]||A. 11258. Feoffment by John Mascori of Foston to John Mileward, the younger, of Scropton of lr. land in Scropton field in the tilth (cultura) called 'le Fouleslogh flat.' Sunday before Midsummer, 1390, 13 Richard II.|
|[Camb.]||A. 11259. Grant by Alice daughter of the late Richard Stonhard of Trippelowe to Walter le Clerc (clerico) of the same of the reversion expectant on the decease of Agnes wife of Thomas Hawk, who held the same in dower, of a croft, a rood, &c. there, with liberty of a fold (cum tota libertate franchefalde). Fulmere, Tuesday after the Epiphany, 26 Edward [I].|
|Kent.||A. 11260. Indenture of bargain and sale, 10 February, 1651, by James Bix of the city of Canterbury, gentleman, and Henry Jowle of Gillingham, esquire, trustees of the will of John Bix of the said city, esquire, to Sir John Roberts of the said city, knight, and John Cogan of the same, gentleman, of the manor of Litleborne, co. Kent, and of a water corne mill there, late belonging to the late archbishop of Canterbury and which were sold to the said John Bix by the trustees for the sale of the late archbishops' and bishops' lands and estates by deeds, indented, enrolled, dated 11 February, 1647. Memorandum at foot of acknowledgment by Jowle and Bix before Francis Lovelace, esquire, 'Maister in Chancery.' Copy. English.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11261. Feoffment by Robert de Munforde to Thomas his son of two bovates of land with an increment (uno incremento) within the lordship and fee of Chetulton, which descended to him on the death of Robert de Munforde, his father; rent, 3s. 7d. to the chief lord of the fee. Monday before St. George, 18 Richard II. Fragment of seal.|
|Chester. Staff.||A. 11262. Feoffment by Thomas Dodd of Loynton, co. Stafford, 'yoman,' to James Gest, of all his lordship or manor Chedulton, &c. as in A. 11237, which he had by the feoffment of William Richardson, 'yoman.' Attorneys to deliver seisin, John Wilkinson and William Johnson. 8 August, 41 Elizabeth. Memorandum of livery of seisin endorsed. Cf. A. 11243, 11281, 11304, 11307.|
|[Hants.]||A. 11263. Feoffment by John Tracy, younger son of Sir William Tracy, knight, to John de Brommore for service rendered of a robe of his livery (de secta mea) with fur and 20s. yearly from his manor of Nethere- burghate on the feast of All Hallows for life. Forde, Thursday after the Nativity of the B.V.M. 13 Edward III. Seal.|
|Chester.||A. 11264. Indenture of demise, 10 September, 38 Elizabeth, by Edward Egerton of Wrynehill, cos. Stafford and Chester, esquire, to Richard Hardinge of Wrynehill aforesaid, co. Stafford, and John Weld of Newbold Astburie, co. Chester, yeomen, of closes, &c. in Newbold and Newbold Astbury, co. Chester, called 'Mosseley Hey,' then or late in the tenure of John Welde and Elizabeth Henshawe, widow; to hold for 21 years, at 10s. rent, and a heriot on deaths. Signature of Ed. Egerton. Seal. Witnesses' names endorsed. English.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11265. Letter of attorney by James de Rommesore to William Fynay to deliver seisin to John Oldryche, younger son of Richard Oldryche, of a messuage and four bovates of land and meadow, in the fee of Chetulton, which he had by the gift and feoffment of . . . . . of Bentlegh. Rommesore, Tuesday before St. Nicholas the bishop, 8 Henry VI. Seal, broken.|
|Staff.||A. 11266. Counterpart indenture, leading to the uses of a fine, made 24 September, 3 and 4 Philip and Mary, between Sir Ralph Egerton, knight, lord of Chedulton, and William Fynny of Fynney Lane, co. Stafford, 'yoman'; viz. that whereas the said William held of the said Ralph divers lands &c. in Fynney Lane and Chedulton by divers rents and services; in consideration of a certain sum the said Ralph covenants to levy a fine before the 'feste of All Seyntes' next of the said lands by the name of a toft, 30a. land, 20a. meadow, 40a. pasture, 20a. wood and 10a. 'hethe and fur,' as those which William had by his gift, with remise and quitclaim thereof to William and his heirs, and warranty against Ralph's heirs; the true intent of the said fine being to extinguish all rents and services due to the said Ralph from the premises, save 8d. rent and service twice a year to the court of the manor of Chedulton. Signature of 'William Fynney.'|
|[Cornw.]||A. 11267. Acquittance by John Marney, knight, to William Mayowe of the parish of Hellond, for 60s. received by the hand of John Glyn. 14 May, 35 Henry VI. Cancelled by cuts.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11268. Feoffment by Hugh Whetereue, vicar of the church of Leek, and Sir Oliver Feney, chaplan, to Ralph de Eggerton, esquire, of all the land, &c. which they had by the gift and feoffment of John de Olderiche, younger son of Richard de Olderiche, within the lordship of Chetilton, which land, &c. were lately James de Rommeshore's. Monday after St. Hilary, 19 Henry VI. Cf. A. 11273.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11269. Indenture made Tuesday the feast of St. Edward the King, 14 Edward III, between William de Chetelton, knight, and Thomas son of Henry son of William Schirard, being a feoffment by William to Thomas, in tail, of two messuages and all the land, &c. which William de le Wode and Geoffrey de Catteswalle formerly held of him in Chetelton, between the highway from 'le Berneforde,' &c. in exchange for the rever- sion, expectant on the decease of Parnel late the wife of William Schirard, of land, &c. in 'le Forde,' and for the land, tenements and services of tenants, bond and free, which the said Thomas inherited on the death of his father Henry in the same town; rent, to the said William, 1d. at Whitsuntide; and the said William grants that Thomas and the heirs of his body shall grind all grain growing on the said land at his mill of Chetelton free of toll; and they shall have common of pasture and turbary wherever other free tenants have common in Chetelton; and the said Thomas grants to Sir William all the land, &c. in 'le Forde' which descended to him from his father Henry and the said reversion, &c. Wit- nesses:—Sir John de Draycote, knight, and others (named).|
|[Staff.]||A. 11270. Grant in frank marriage by Sir William de Chetulton to Thomas son of Nicholas de Budeley with Agnes his daughter, of part of his land in Ryngehays, by these bounds, from the way leading from Barkusford to Leek mounting by Aldusbroc, &c. and for augmentation thereof (de incremento), the meadow which Thomas Clere held, &c. the meadow beside Chyrned which Ranulf son of Lawrence formerly held, and the meadow which Adam Stinst assarted and held; to hold to them and the heirs of the body of the said Agnes; rent, a pair of white gloves at Christmas. Copy.|
|Bedf.||A. 11271. Counterpart of bargain and sale by Richard, earl of Kent, lord of Hastynges, Waysford and Ruthyn, to Richard Willoughby, 'gentil- man,' for 40 marks, of the 'warde and marriage' of Henry Wayte, son and heir of John Wayte, late of Silshoo, 'gentilman'; the earl's obligation of even date, in 100l. to be void if the covenants, &c. are kept. 26 February, 2 Henry VIII. English. Seal.|
|Staff.||A. 11272. Counterpart of demise, 10 September, 3 Elizabeth, by Sir Raulph Egerton of 'the Wryne hill,' knight, and Dame Anne his wife, to John Fernehalgh son of John Fernehalgh of Barsforde, in consideration of 4l., of a half messuage or tenement in Barsforde, now or late in the occupation of his said father, from Lady Day, 1572, for twenty-one years, at 9s. rent, &c. English. Seal.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11273. Letter of attorney by Ralph Eggerton to John de Oldereche of Chetulton, to receive seisin from Hugh Whetereue, vicar of the church of Leek, and Oliver Feney, chaplain of the land, &c. in Chetulton which he had by the feoffment (A. 11268) of the said Hugh and Oliver. Chetulton, Monday after St. Hilary, 19 Henry VI.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11274. Feoffment by William Burry of Chetulton to Ralph de Eggerton, the elder, esquire, of two bovates of land in Chetulton, which he bought lately of Thomas Mounford. Monday after the Purification, 30 Henry VI. Seal.|
|[Norf.]||A. 11275. Feoffment by Hervey and William sons of William Laweman to Stephen the Dyer (tinctori), for his homage and service and 26s. in gersum, of a piece of land in the town of Dilham, to wit a moiety of the whole toft formerly of William Romaus (Romay) next land of - Stephen Romaus (Romay), which his mother holds in dower, abutting on land of Thomas Willaus (Willay), &c.; rent 1¼d. at Michaelmas for all service. Witnesses:—Philip and Eustace de Wrthested, William de Crostweit and others (named).|
|[Staff]||A. 11276. Chirograph, indented, of demise by Hugh de Audeleg', knight, to Sir Geoffrey de Wolseleie, rector of Chetulton, of a messuage with gardens and crofts adjacent, and of all his land in Chestreton, 1d. yearly rent due from Geoffrey le Bret at Michaelmas, and a bovate of land in Bradewalle for twelve years from Michaelmas 3 Edward II, at 4l. rent and 1d. to the chief lord of Chestreton yearly &c. Witnesses:—Sir William de Mere, Sir William de Stafford, and Sir Robert de Doneton, knights, and others (named).|
|Camb.||A. 11277. Grant by Robert de Veer, earl of Oxford, at the request of his beloved son Thomas de Veer, to John de Wattone of John son of Geoffrey Crysp of Abyton, his bondman, with all his issue, &c. goods &c. Witnesses:—Sir John de Prayers and Sir Thos. Gobyoun, knights, and others (named). Benetlegh, Monday after Lady Day, 3 Edward III.|
|[Chester.]||A. 11278. Feoffment by Robert Whitbie of Dunham on the Hill, gentleman, to John Egerton of Egerton, knight, of the whole manor of Kirkeby Walley alias Wallezey and Liskatt, with land, fisheries, regalities, &c., to the sole and proper use of the said John, &c.; attorneys to deliver seisin, John Dodd and Ran' Palyn. 20 July, 2 James. Signature of 'Robert Whitbie.' Seal, a chevron between in chief two crosses patty fitchy and in base a snake coiled. Witnesses' names endorsed; also memorandum that, 22 July 1604, 'Randole Paline one of two within named attornies did enter upon the landes within named and did cutt a clod of the soyle thereof and deliver the same and possession in the name of all the landes within mencioned," &c. Cf. A. 11313.|
A. 11279. Certificate by Robert George, rector of the church of
Bagotesmorton, and Sir Edmund Huye, chaplain of Wyke nigh Perschor,
that they had published and testified that one Emma Calawe, late the wife
of John Hayward, the elder, of Wyke, aforesaid, as a daughter of iniquity,
on the eve of the Assumption of the B.V.M. 18 Richard II, about midnight,
seeing the said John her husband at death's door and deprived of memory
and speech, &c. sent the said Edmund after Thomas Sampson, chaplain,
similarly a son of falsehood, &c. and so the said Thomas with the consent
and assent of the said Emma and of John her son, wrote a false charter of
the lands and tenements of the said John Hayward, to wit that the said
John should give to the said Emma the said lands and tenements for ever,
together with a tenement in 'le Brugge Stret' of Perschor, &c. and the said
Emma, Thomas Sampson and John took a silver button from her hood
and put it in the hand of the said John, and so took his hand with the
button and laid it on the false deed; all which was falsely done, the said
John being insensible, and to the disherison of his heirs, as appears by
the testimony of the said Edmund, who was present; and in further proof
John Atherston, esquire, of Wyke and the said Sir Robert George, on
Sunday the morrow of the Assumption in the said year, came to the said
house and questioned the said Emma and John the son, &c. who denied
the said deed and held it for void, &c. In witness whereof, &c.
At foot: Item, the said John, the heir, was bidden by Thomas Cru, esquire, to enter the said tenement in 'le Brugge Stret' in Perschore to hold and occupy by hereditary right; and was so bidden in the house of the said Thomas Cru, the last day of February, the feast of St. Oswald the Bishop and Confessor, 5 Henry V. Seals.
|[Staff.]||A. 11280. Feoffment by Robert, lord of Chetildon, to Robert de Moncforde, of a place of land, for his homage and service, beside Moncforde, cabled 'le Calvehull,' surrounded by a ditch, as Robert formerly held it, &c.; rent, 4d.; consideration, ½ mark beforehand. Witnesses:—Robert de le Wyttenhale and others (named). Copy.|
|Chester. Staff.||A. 11281. Feoffment by John Bowker of Bickerton, co. Chester, 'yoman,' to Thomas Tomkyn, of the lordship or manor of Chedelton, &c., as in A. 11237, which he had by the feoffment of John Egerton, knight; attorneys to deliver seisin, Thomas Dodd and John Dodd. 1 August 41 Elizabeth. Signature of 'John Bowker.' Memorandum of livery of seisin endorsed. Cf. A. 11243, 11262, 11281, 11304, 11307.|
|Staff.||A. 11282. Counterpart indenture, made 21 June, 5 Elizabeth, being the memorandum of an agreement between Sir Rauffe Egerton of Wryne Hyll, cos. Stafford and Chester, knight, and Robert Cowper, of Rannsall in the parish of Betteley, co. Stafford, 'yeman,' for an exchange, viz. Sir Rauffe grants to the said Robert the reversion, expectant on the decease of Dame Eleanor Brereton, widow, of a cottage, &c. in Eannsall afore- said, in the occupation of Katharine Heywood, in exchange for the arable land of the said Robert, in the occupation of Rauf Bloore in a field called the 'Wryne,' cos. Stafford and Chester, near the town or hamlet of 'the Wryne Hyll'; also release by the said Sir Rauf, in consideration of the said exchange, of 12d. rent from the land, &c. of the said Robert in Betteley and in Rannsall and Wryne Hyll, &c. Signature of 'Robert Cowper.' English. Seal. Witnesses' names endorsed.|
|Staff.||A. 11283. Letter of attorney by Fulk de Southleye, Ralph del Cleyes, John de Pulford, and Hugh le Harper, chaplains, to Hugh de Calveleye, son of Peter son of John de Calveleye, to deliver seisin to Henry Sporstoue of Sporstoue, William del Moyles of Wyrall, Ralph de Berleston of Crue, Roger Bruyne of Stapelforde, and John Thikenes of Betteleye, of the manors of Chetelton and Wryme, which they had by the gift and feoffment of William de Egerton, within the county of Stafford. Wryme, Monday after Trinity Sunday 10 Henry IV. Seals.|
|[Chester.] Salop. [Staff.]||A. 11284. Letter of attorney by Henry Spurstowe to Hugh Walker to deliver seisin to Richard Fleccher. parson of the church of Haselwall, Richard Haukyn, vicar of the church of Madeley, and John Loburschaght, parson of the church of Bertumley, of the manors of Wryme, Chetelton, Forde and Rounall, and of land &c. in Betteley, Balterley, Audeley and Madeley, co. Stafford, and in Onyley, co. Salop. Le Wryme, the morrow of the Annunciation, 8 Henry VI. Fragment of seal of arms.|
|[Chester.] Salop. Staff.||A. 11285. Feoffment by Henry Spurstowe of Spurstowe, to Richard le Fleccher, parson of the church of Haselwall, Richard Haukyn, vicar of the church of Madeley, and John Lobursaght, parson of the church of Bertumley, of the manors of Chetelton, Forde, Rounall and Wryme, and lands &c. in Betteley, Balterley, Audeley, and Madeley, co. Stafford, and in Oneley, co. Salop. Le Wryme, Lady Day, 8 Henry VI. Seal of arms (three mullets pierced).|
|[Staff.]||A. 11286. Feoffment by Hugh son of Roger of Rowenhale to Adam son of Pola (filio Pole) of the messuage and land which he had by the feoffment of Henry, late lord of Chetelton, at 'le Brock,' in Chetelton. Witnesses:—William, lord of Chetelton, and others (named). Monday before All Hallows, 1320. Seal, effaced. Cf. A. 11293.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11287. Feoffment by Philip del Fyney to William Rounale of the house, with two chambers (domum cum duabus cameris adjunctis), which he had by the feoffment of Robert de Oldebarkesforde, in Oldebarkesforde, which house is commonly called 'le Newehalle,' and of a place of land lying 'del corner del Berue' to 'le Redeston' in 'le Foldyord,' and so 'del Redeston' to 'le Owene' and so 'del Owene' descending by 'le Stanwal' to 'le Corner' under the well (fontem), and so mounting by 'le Stanwal' next the meadow to 'le Yatestude' and so by 'le Yardyord' to the corner of the curtilage of the said Philip, and so to 'le Chaumbresende,' and so to 'le corner del Berue' by 'le Chaumbresyouz' and by 'le Housyouz'; also of two parts of a meadow lying, in length, 'del Stanwal' to the Chyrnet and, in width, 'del Potwalle' to 'le Groundleswalle'; rent, to the lords of Chetelton, 2d., &c. Witnesses:—William, lord of Chetelton, Richard Schyrard, and others (named). Thursday before St. Thomas the Apostle, 1318.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11288. Feoffment by Robert, called Schirard, lord of Chetilton, to William son of William de Stanleg', for his homage and service, of the land, with the new hall, buildings, meadows, &c. which Master John de Stanleg' held to farm of William de Chetilton, his father, in 'Oldebarkesforde'; to hold with all liberties and free commons within the manor of Chetilton, &c.; rent, ½ mark, &c. for all service, save the king's foreign service and four suits of his court of Chetilton yearly, &c. and save the site of a pond (vivarii) in Oldebarkesforde, to be finished (perficiendi) at the pleasure of himself and his heirs, &c. Witnesses:—Master John de Stanlega, Walter his brother and others (named). Seal, effaced.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11289. Feoffment by Robert son of William son of William de Stanleg' to Philip de Fyneys of the land with the new hall, buildings, meadows &c. which he had on the death of the said William, his father, in the town and fields of Oldebarkesforde, in the fee of Chetelton, &c. with liberties and free commons within the manor of Chetelton, &c.; rent, to the lords of Chetelton ½ mark and suit of four courts yearly, &c. Witnesses:— William, lord of Chetelton, John, lord of Ippeston, Richard Schyrard and others (named). Oldebarkesforde, Whit Monday, 1317.|
|[Staff.]||A. 11290. Feoffment by Henry, lord of Chetulton, to William son of Adam Hill (super montem), for his homage and service of a place of land in the manor of Chetulton called 'Monkeleymor,' boundaries described, and a place of meadow which Richard son of Peter formerly held of Sir Robert de Chetulton, by the river Chyrnet &c.; to hold to him, his heirs and assigns, save religious, the chief lord, and great men (magnatibus terre), by whom the said Henry, or his heirs, might be disturbed; rent, 16d. Copy.|
|[Worc.]||A. 11291. Feoffment by Richard de Kersi to Henry de Coule, for his homage and service, of 1a. land in the field of Smalolre; rent, an arrow, barbed and well fledged (flegittatam) at Easter; consideration ½ mark. Witnesses:—Robert de Spechesleg', Reginald de Wlseston, Robert de Hertthyate, John de Worcester (Wigorn'), clerk, and others (named).|
A. 11292. Feoffment by Gregory son of William of Bettileye to
Emot late the wife of John son of Stephen of Bettileye of a place of land
in 'Rannsaulg rudyng' &c.; rent to chief lord of Bettileye, 3d. Witnesses:
—Peter le Loker and others (named). Friday before Palm Sunday, 1348.
|[Staff.]||A. 11293. Feoffment by John son of Richard de Scharpeclyf of Ipstones to Richard Wylde and Richard de Lylshull, chaplains, of a messu- age, with land, &c. adjacent, within the fee of Chetelton which William son of Adam Poleson formerly held (Cf. A. 11286); also of a messuage in the said fee, with land &c. adjacent, which he had by the feoffment of William son of Richard de Schawe, called 'Schawe'; also of a meadow in the said fee called 'Hondemor,' which descended to him on the death of Richard de Scharpeclyf, his father; also of a meadow under Scharpclyf called 'Cloght- meduue.' Witnesses:—William son of Thomas Scherard and others (named). Brokhouses, Wednesday the feast of St. Peter's Chains, 43 Edward III. Seal broken and effaced.|
A. 11294. Feoffment by John son of Serlo of Wenden Lohut to
Richard Pechun of Neuporte and Alice his wife, their heirs and assigns, of
1a. arable in the parish of Elmedone in 'Lemmanecroft,' next the way
called 'Holestrat' leading to 'le Wytedich,' and abutting on 'le Gelden
Halvaker '; rent to the chief lords 3d. Sunday, the feast of St. Hilary,
25 Edward I. Seal.
Endorsed: Carta Johannis Serle de Wenden Louthe. Pechomes.
A. 11295. Release by Robert son of William Allewy of Wych to
Sir William Corbet of all the moiety of that land which William Allewy,
his father, gave him in Esside; for this release the said Sir William
released to him the other moiety of that land which his father gave him,
for 1d. yearly, for all service. Witnesses:—Sir William son of War [in],
John and Richard de Movirun, and others (named).
|Essex.||A. 11296. Feoffment by Nicholas de Teveresham, chaplain, to Adam de Elmedon, citizen of London, of all the lands &c., rents and services of free and bond, together with the reversion of the land &c. which Richard Haumond and Ada his wife hold in dower for her life, which he, together with John Castelmartyn, John rector of the church of Stokken Pelham and William de Burgh, chaplain, had by the gift of John de Dodenho of Frekenham, in the towns of Elmedon, Wenden Louth and Waldene. Elmedon. Monday before St. Nicholas, 19 Edward III.|
A. 11297. Feoffment by Philip del Fyneye to Henry de Monkeforde of
a place of land in the meadow of Oldebarkesford in length between 'le
Petedelf' and the river Chirnet, and in width between the ditch (fossatum)
'del Petedelf,' where it abuts on (lanceat in) the Chirnet on one side, and
the land which Hugh de Chelle holds of the lord of Chetelton on the other.
Witnesses:—William lord of Chetelton, Richard Schyrard, and others
(named). Oldebarkesforde, Monday the feast of St. Philip and St. James,
Endorsed: Old Basford.
A. 11298. Release by William son of Robert Cook (coci) of Maderes-
feld to Sir Waiter de In[t]eberwe, chaplain, of his right in la. land called
'Brodefeld,' lying between land of the church of Maderesfelde and land late
Gilbert le Steman's. Maderesfeld, Sunday after the Apostle Peter and
Paul, 15 Edward II. Seal.
Endorsed: 'Quieta clamacio Willelmi Belte de Brodefeldesacre.'
|[Staff]||A. 11299. Release by Richard Witemor, chaplain, to William Pynne of all the land, &c. which he had by the feoffment of the said William in the town and fee of Chetulton. Kyngesley, Tuesday after the Conception, 21 Richard II. Seal.|
|[Chester.]||A. 11300. Indenture between Sir Richard de Stafford and Philip de Eggerton witnessing that, whereas their lord, the Prince, Sir John de Wenggfeld, the said Richard de Stafford and Master John de Brunham, the younger, chamberlain of Chester, had granted and sold to the said Philip, his executors and assigns, all the oaks (keynes) in the wood of Bykelegh, except seventy which are not marked (queux ne sount my merchez), those growing at a place called ' Haukeserd,' and those in the fields of Bykelegh, outside the said wood, to cut, &c. during eight years; and whereas, by reason of the said sale, the said Philip was bound to the said Sir Richard by seven recognizances made in the exchequer of Chester, viz. with Robert de Pulle, and others, in 269l. 4s., with Ken' Pecok and others, John Dun and others and Roger del Malpas and others in 27 marks 2d. respectively, with David son of William del Malpas and others and David de Wyggelond and others in 9l. 1½d. respectively, and with Hugh del Malpas, parson of the church of Bertumlegh, and others in 113l. 14s. 11d.; grant by Sir Richard that if the said Philip were disturbed in the cutting and carrying the said oaks either by the Prince and his ministers, or by Sir John de Seynt Piere or his heirs, the said recognizances should be void. Chester, 10 March, 32 Edward III. French.|