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The Register: Blindcrake, Setmurthy

Pages 41-42

Register and Records of Holm Cultram. Originally published by T Wilson & Son, Kendal, 1929.

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Blindcrake.

106c. (H. 2).—Assize was held to enquire whether Thomas f. Norman de Redmane, W[illiam] de Brettebi and Matildis his wife, William de Wheteley, vicar of Issale [Isel], Richard le Parker of Issale, Robert Gode, J. le Mouner, T. le Mouner of Blencraik and Robert Harigand had unjustly disseised the abbot of Holm [Robert de Keldesik] of a free tenement in Blencraic and deprived him of 10s. revenue from a mill in that vill. Thomas and the rest pleaded that they had not done so. The jury found that the abbey had held it for 40 years until Thomas, etc. disseised it. The abbot recovered the property with damages and arrears taxed at 33s. 4d. [An entry quoted in V.C.H. Cumberland, ii, 172, dates this 1297.]

Setmurthy.

107. (C. p. 75; D. art. 81).—Aliz f. Roger f. Gerard grants to Holm abbey 5 acres arable in Satmirthoc, i.e. in that sixth part of Satmirthoc which she holds from Roger de Stirkeland; 3 perches at Hallestede where Waldeve dwells; one perch in Ormescroft with a barn built thereon; one acre in Arkylecroft between the house formerly of Langus and the beck; one acre in the Avenam [enclosure] and one acre in Langeland; with common pasture of the vill for 8 oxen, 2 horses, 60 ewes and as many goats, and six swine, with the young of all these animals up to 3 years of age, and all else common to the pasture of Satmirthoc. [Roger is mentioned (F.F.) in 1246 and (St. Bees) 1250–60. The date of his daughter would be c. 1260–70.]