||Benes, xi cent.; Benhers, Benessh, Barnersh, Beynersshe, xiii, xiv cent.
||a The name Bras has not been found in any later records. It may perhaps be a scribal error for Bray,
part of which vill seems to have been included in Beynhurst Hundred; but it is noticeable that there was a
church there. Possibly the name of a hundred has been omitted.
V.C.H. Berks. i, 327b, 348a, 368a, 356a, 358b, 367b, 336a, 343a, 327b.
||Assize R. 40 (45 Hen. III), m. 26 d. (where Peter de Montfort, lord of Remenham, is one of the
defaulters returned under Beynhurst Hundred); cf. ibid. 38 (32 Hen. III), m. P. 21 d., where Geoffrey the
clerk of Remenham is a juror for Beynhurst; Lay Subs. R. bdle. 73, no. 5, and others quoted below.
||Lay Subs. R. bdle. 73, no. 5, 6, 7.
||Ibid. bdles. 73, no. 6, 7; 76, no. 463. Cookham had been separated from the hundred before this
date (see below).
||See under Bray and White Waltham.
Hund. R. (Rec. Com.), i, 9, 14. A hundred formed since Domesday.
||Lay Subs. R. bdle. 73, no. 5.
||Assize R. 38 (32 Hen. III), m. P. 21d. Here as the vill of Cookham it appears separately by its twelve.
||Ibid. m. P. 28 d.
||Ibid. 40 (45 Hen. III), m. 25 d. See under hundred of Cookham.
||In 1296 it was found that John de Shottesbrook paid sheep penny to the bailiff of the Seven
Hundreds for the manor of Shottesbrook (Chan. Inq. p.m. 24 Edw. I, no. 19 ; cf. 14 Edw. III [2nd nos.],
no. 50). But in 1432 the manor of Pinkneys in Cookham was returned as held by suit of court at Beynhurst
Hundred (Chan. Inq. p.m. 10 Hen. VI, no. 9).
||Ct. R. (Gen. Ser.), portf. 154, no. 13.
||cf. Assize R. 38 (32 Hen. III), m. P. 28 d., where the Prior of Hurley is said to have subtracted his
suit from the Seven Hundreds.
||Lay Subs. R. bdles. 73, no. 5, 6, 7 ; 76, no. 463; 75, no. 335.
||Ibid. bdle. 73, no. 141.
Cal. S. P. Dom. 1637–8, p. 336.