Fines of mixed counties
Richard II

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Institute of Historical Research

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Major-General Hon. G. Wrottesley & Rev. F. Parker (editors)

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1890

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205-210

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'Fines of mixed counties: Richard II', Staffordshire Historical Collections, vol. 11 (1890), pp. 205-210. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=52499 Date accessed: 30 September 2014.


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Fines of Mixed Counties. Temp. Ric. II.

On the Octaves of Holy Trinity. 51 E. III.

And afterwards recorded on the Morrow of All Souls. 1 Ric. II.

Between Robert de Alreston and Margaret his wife, complainants, and John Pidele, of Longerugge, and Beatrice his wife, deforciants of the moiety of a messuage, and forty-six acres of land and six acres of meadow in Pencrich, in co. Stafford, and of the moiety of two messuages in Welles, in co. Somerset.

John and Beatrice granted the tenements to Robert and Margaret and heirs of Robert, for which Robert and Margaret gave them 20 marks.

On the Quindene of Easter. 2 Ric. II.

Between Robert de Ferrers, Chivaler, and Elizabeth his wife, complainants, and William de Beauchamp, Chivaler, and Louis de Clifford, Chivaler, deforciants of the manors of Wemme, Lepynton, and Hynstok, and of the advowson of the church of Wemme, in co. Salop, and of the manor of Tyrley, in co. Stafford.

Robert and Elizabeth acknowledged the right of the deforciants, for which they granted the said manors and advowson to Robert for his life, with remainder to Elizabeth for her life, with remainder to the issue of Robert and Elizabeth, and failing such, to the right heirs of Elizabeth for ever. (fn. 1)

At a month from Michaelmas. 3 Ric. II.

Between Thomas de Brumpton, complainant, and John de Lichefeld and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants of the manor of Middelaston, in co. Oxon, and of the manor of Brumpton, in co. Berks.

John and Elizabeth granted the manors to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them 200 marks.

On the Morrow of All Souls. 1 Ric. II.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of St. Hillary. 5 Ric. II.

Between Robert Daunsere, Parson of the Church of Eccleshale, Geoffrey Budel, Chaplain, William Muleward, Chaplain, and John March, complainants, and John de Morhall and Agnes his wife, deforciants of the manors of Water Eton and Longenorle, of two parts of the manor of Assheleye, and of the advowson of Assheleye, in co. Stafford, and of the manors of Byllyngsleye, Myllynghope, Wyrketon, and Walkeslowe, and of two parts of the manor of Borewardesleye, and of three messuages, two carucates of land, four acres of meadow, four acres of wood, and 52s. of rent in Littel Posthorn, Mychel Posthorn, and Thongelond, and of the advowsons of the churches of Byllyngesleye, Borowardesleye, and Assheleye (sic), in co. Salop.

John de Morhall and Agnes acknowledged the right of the complainants, and conceded that the said two parts of the manors of Assheleye and Borowardesleye, and the above-named tenements (with certain exceptions named) which Thomas Latymer and Anne his wife, held for the life of Anne, of the inheritance of Agnes, shall remain to the complainants and heirs of Robert for the life of Thomas Latymer, if he should survive Anne, and also that the third part of the said manors, tenements and rent which Thomas Latymer and Anne held as dower of Anne, and which should revert after the death of Thomas and Ann, to John and Agnes and the heirs of Agnes, shall remain to the complainants and heirs of Robert, and for this concession the complainants gave to John de Morhalle and Agnes, 1000 marks.

At a month from Easter. 6 Ric. II.

Between John Grendon, junior, and William Blemenhull, complainants, and Fulk Pembrigg, Chivaler, and Margaret his wife, deforciants of the manors of Cublesdon and Acton Trussell, and of ten acres of meadow in Dunston, and of the moiety of the manor of Shirevehales, in co. Stafford, and of a moiety of the manor of Shirevehales, in co. Salop.

Fulk and Margaret acknowledged the right of the complainants, for which they granted the said manors and tenements to Fulk and Margaret and their issue, and failing such, to revert to John and William and the heirs of John for ever.

On the Morrow of St. Martin. 7 Ric. II.

Between John Say and Elizabeth his wife, complainants, and Thomas Cruwe and John de Asshebourne, deforciants of the manors of Wemme, Lopyngton and Hynstok, and of a moiety of the manor of Frankton, and a messuage in Salop, and of the advowson of the church of Wemme, in co. Salop, and of the manor of Tyrley, in co. Stafford.

John Say and Elizabeth acknowledged the right of the deforciants, for which the latter granted the said manors, advowson, and tenements to John Say and Elizabeth his wife, and the heirs of Elizabeth for ever.

On the Morrow of the Ascension. 9 Ric. II.

And afterwards recorded on the Quindene of St. John the Baptist. 10 Ric. II.

Between Roger Caumpedene, Clerk, John Hyde, Clerk, and Edward de Acton, complainants, and Hugh Burnell, Knight, and Joyce, his wife, deforciants of the castle of Weoleye and the manors of Northfeld, Craddeleye, and Oldeswynford, and of the advowson of the church of Oldswynford, in co. Wygorn, and of the manors of Hondesworthe, Clent, Meere, and Bobynton, and of the advowsons of the churches of Honesworthe and Meere, in co. Stafford, and of the manor of Bordesleye and the view of Frankpledge in Aston, in co. Warwick, and of the manors of Upton and Cantelupe, in co. Norfolk, and of the manor of Woketon, in co. Bucks.

Hugh and Joyce acknowledged the right of the complainants, and they further conceded that the said manor of Woketon, which Thomas Harecourt and Matilda his wife, held for the life of Matilda of the inheritance of Joyce, shall remain, after the death of Matilda to the complainants, and for this acknowledgment, etc., the complainants granted the said castle, manors, and advowsons to Hugh and Joyce, and the heirs of Joyce for ever.

On the Octaves of St. Hillary. 10 Ric. II.

Between Thomas de Friseby, George de Burstall, Roger de Gresley, and Richard Wolf, complainants, and John de Gresley, Chivaler, and Joan his wife, deforciants of the manors of Drakelowe, Lullynton, Gresley, and the advowson of the Priory of Gresley, in co. Derby, and of the manors of Morton and Kyngestonhome, in co. Stafford, and of the manor of Norton, near Twycrosse, in co. Leycestre.

John and Joan acknowledged the right of the complainants for which the complainants gave them £500.

At a month from Easter. 10 Ric. II.

Between John de Grendon, complainant, and Fulk de Pennebrugge, Chivaler, and Margaret his wife, deforciants of the manor of Cublesdon, in co. Stafford, and of the manor of Buyldon Morton, in co. Leycestre.

Fulk and Margaret granted the said manors to John and his heirs, for which John gave them £200.

On the Morrow of the Ascension. 10 Ric. II.

Between Edmund de Stafford, Clerk, Richard, Vicar of Ilum, Richard, Vicar of the Church of Alstanesfeld, Nicholas Rotour, Chaplain, and William Osmond, Chaplain, complainants, and Nicholas de Stafford, Chivaler, and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants of the manors of Throweley and Froddeswall, in co. Stafford, and of the manor of Tiddeswell, and of 22 messuages, a mill, 8 virgates of land, 20s. of rent in Tiddeswell, Wormhill, and Spondon, and of the bailiwick of the Forestership of High Peak, in co. Derby.

Nicholas and Elizabeth granted the said manors, tenements, rent and bailiwick, etc., to the complainants, for which the complainants gave them 500 marks.

At a month from Easter. 12 Ric. II.

Between Nicholas de Stafford, Knight, and Elizabeth his wife, and Roger Chaturley, and Elizabeth his wife, complainants, and William Buyton, and Matilda his wife, deforciants of the manor of Astwod, in co. Wygorn, and of two messuages, two tofts, five virgates of land, six acres of meadow, and 8¼d. of rent in Hilburworthe, Ippesley, and Stodley, in co. Warwick.

William and Matilda granted the said manor, tenements, and rent to the complainants, and to the heirs of Elizabeth, wife of Roger, for which the complainants gave them 200 marks.

At a month from Easter. 12 Ric. II.

Between Nicholas de Stafford, Knight, and Elizabeth his wife, complainants, and Roger Chaturley and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants of the manor of Astwode, in co. Wygorn, and of two messuages, two tofts, etc., (as in last fine).

Nicholas and Elizabeth acknowledged the said manor, tenements, and rent to be the right of Elizabeth, the wife of Roger, for which Roger and Elizabeth granted them to Nicholas, and Elizabeth his wife, for their lives, with remainder to Roger and Elizabeth his wife, and heirs of Elizabeth wife of Roger for ever.

On the Morrow of St. John the Baptist. 13 Ric. II.

Between Agnes, formerly wife of John de Morhall, complainant, and Robert Daunsere, lately Parson of the Church of Eccleshale, deforciant of the manors of Watereton and Longenorle, two parts of the manor of Assheleye, and of the advowson of the Church of Assheleye, in co. Stafford, and of the manors of Byllyngesleye, Myllyngehope, Wyrketon, and Walkeslowe, and two parts of the manor of Borowardesleye, and of three messuages, two carucates of land, four acres of meadow, four acres of wood, 52s. of rent in Littel Posthorn, Michel Posthorn, and Thongelond, and of the advowsons of the Churches of Byllyngesleye, Borowardesleye, and Assheleye, (sic) in co. Salop.

Robert granted to Agnes for her life, the said manors of Watereton, two parts of the manors of Longenorle, Byllyngleye, Myllyngehope, Wyrketon, and Walkeslowe, and two parts of the said tenements and advowsons; and delivered them to her in court, excepting two carucates of land, twelve acres of meadow, and five marks of rent in Watereton, and he further conceded that the said two parts of the manors of Assheleye, and Borowardesleye, and the said tenements above excepted, which Thomas Latymer and Anne his wife, held for the life of Anne, and which, after the death of Anne, should revert to John de Middelton, Parson of the Church of Wardon, William Northwode and others named, shall remain to Thomas Latymer for his life, if he should survive the said Anne, and likewise that the third part of the said manors of Longenorle, Byllyngesleye, Myllyngehope, Wyrketon, and Walkerslowe, and the third part of the said three messuages, two carucates of land, four acres of meadow, four acres of wood, and 52s. of rent, which the said Thomas Latymer and Anne held as dower of the said Anne, shall remain, after their death, to the said Agnes for her life, with remainder to Thomas Crewe, and Juliana his wife, and the heirs of the body of Juliana, by John Clopton, lately her husband, and failing such, to remain to the issue of Juliana, by Thomas Cruwe, and failing such, to the right heirs of Agnes for ever.

On the Morrow of the Ascension. 13 Ric. II.

Between John de Feltewelle, Clerk, John de Draycote, Clerk, and William Craas, Clerk, complainants, and Laurence de Frodesley, and Isabella his wife, Richard de ( . . . )ley, and Alianora his wife, and Peter de Melburne, and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants of the manor of Hondesacre, in co. Stafford, and of the manor of Chorleton, near Evesham, in co. Wygorn, and of five messuages, five virgates of land in Hygham, near Hyncley, in co. Leycestre, and of the fourth part of the manor of Repyngdon, in co. Derby, and of the third part of the manor of Estyryngton, in co. Lincoln.

Laurence and the other deforciants acknowledged the right of the complainants, for which the complainants gave them 500 marks.

On the Octaves of St. Martin. 14 Ric. II.

Between William de Shareshull, Knight, and Margaret his wife, complainants, and Richard Fauley, Clerk, deforciant of the manors of Patleshulle, Shareshulle, Great Sardon, and Little Sardon, and of two parts of the manors of Covene, and Brunsford, in co. Stafford, and of the manors of Roulesham, and Derneford, in co. Oxon, and of the manor of Bolyngehale, in co. Salop.

William and Margaret acknowledged the right of Richard, for which Richard granted the manors to them, and to the issue of William, and failing such, to remain to Richard Harecourt, and Margaret his wife, and to their issue, and failing such, to remain to the right heirs of William for ever.

On the Quindene of St. Martin. 15 Ric. II.

Between Walter Blount, Chivaler, Thomas Beek, Chivaler, and John Brette, Clerk, complainants, and Fulk de Penbrugge, Chivaler, and Margaret his wife, and John de Grendon, deforciants of the manor of Cubblesdon, in co. Stafford, and of the manor of Gyldenmorton, in co. Leycestre.

Fulk, and Margaret, and John acknowledged the said manors to be the right of the complainants, for which the complainants gave them 200 marks.

At York on the Morrow of All Souls. 16 Ric. II.

Between John Woderove, Richard Bank, and William Mirfeld, Clerk, complainants, and Thomas Sayvyll, and Katrine his wife, deforciants of the manor of Aldenham, the bailiwick of the Haye of Shirlet, and the fourth part of the manor of Clubury, in co. Salop, and of the manor of Aspeley, in co. Stafford, and of the manor of Murcote, in co. Gloucester, and of the manor of Hide, in co. Hereford.

Thomas and Katrine acknowledged the right of the complainants, for which the complainants granted the said manors and bailiwick to Thomas and Katrine and the heirs of Katrine for ever.

On the Octaves of Holy Trinity. 12 Ric. II.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of St. Martin. 18 Ric. II.

Between Thomas Rodhode, Chaplain, complainant, and Hamon de Peshale, Knight, and Thomasine his wife, deforciants of the manor of Colton, in co. Stafford, and of the manor of Osgosthorp, in co. Leycestre, and of the manors of Brassyngburgh and Carl . . . and a messuage, a carucate of land, and 20s. of rent in Thorleby, in co. Lincoln; and of the manor of Seton, in co. Ebor.

Hamon and Thomasine acknowledged the right of Thomas, for which he granted that the said manors and tenements which John de Greseley and Joan his wife held for the life of Joan, should remain to the said Hamon and Thomasine and heirs of Thomasine for ever.

On the Octaves of Holy Trinity. 16 Ric. II.

Between William Stretehay, Thomas Thickenes, Philip Stretehay, and Richard Snede, complainants, and Roger Hillary, Knight, and Margaret his wife, deforciants of a moiety of the manors of Audeley, Chesterton, Bradwall, and Endon, and of a messuage in the vill of Newcastleunder-Lyme, and of half a moiety of the manor of Norton, and of a moiety of a third part of the manors of Balterley and Alstanesfeld, and of a third part of the manors of Betteley, Tunstall, and Horton, and of the park of Helegh, and 30s. rent in Helegh, Betteley, Audeley, and Over Longesdon, in co. Stafford, and of a third part of the castle and manor of Redecastell, in co. Salop.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of St. Martin. 20 Ric. II., after the death of the said William.

The complainants acknowledged the said moieties and third parts to be the right of Margaret, for which Roger and Margaret granted to them a moiety of the manor of Chesterton, and of a messuage, two parts of a moiety of the manor of Audeley, half a moiety of the manor of Norton, a third of the manor of Tunstall, and two parts of the said third part of the manor of Horton, and of the said rent, to be held by them for the life of Margaret, and they further conceded that the said moiety of the manor of Endon, of the third part of the said castle and manors of Redecastell and Betteley, a moiety of the manor of Audeley, a third of the said manors of Horton, the park and rent and the said moiety of the third part of the manor of Balterley, which Elizabeth, formerly wife of Nicholas de Audeley, Knight, held as dower, and also that the said moiety of a third part of the manor of Alstanesfeld, which Nicholas de Stafford, Knight, held for life, and likewise the said moiety of the manor of Bradwall, which John Marshall held for his life, of the inheritance of Margaret, shall remain to the complainants for the life of the said Margaret, with remainder to John Tochet, son of John Tochet, of Marketon, Knight; Thomas Tochet, Parson of the Church of Makworth, John Cokayn l'uncle, John Tochet, son of Richard Tochet, of Makworth, and William Pakeman, and to the heirs of the said John, son of John for ever.

On the Morrow of All Souls. 22 Ric. II.

Between Thomas de Molynton and Elizabeth, his wife, complainants, and Geoffrey de Wode, Chaplain, and Edmund Randolf, deforciants of the manors of Wemme, Lopynton, and Hynstok, and of the advowson of the church of Wemme, in co. Salop, and of the manor of Tyrley, in co. Stafford.

Thomas and Elizabeth acknowledged the right of the deforciants, for which the deforciants granted the said manors and advowsons to them and to their issue, and failing such, to the right heirs of Elizabeth for ever.

On the Quindene of St. Martin. 15 Ric. II.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of St. Michael. 2 Hen. IV. After the death of John de Roos and of Philip Okore (Philip Okeover).

Between Robert, Bishop of London, John, Bishop of Hereford, John de Roos, of Hamelak, Knight, Robert de Haryngton, Knight, Gerard de Braybrok, Knight, the elder, Gerard de Braybrok, Knight, the younger, John Bagot, Knight, and Philip Okore (Okeover), Knight, complainants, and Reginald de Grey, of Ruthyn, Chivaler, deforciant of the manors of SuttonValence, Est Sutton, and Hertelegh, in co. Kent, of the manor of Padyngdene, in co. Surrey, of the manor of Benham, in co. Berks, of the Soke of Osewaldebeksokene, in co. Notyngham, of the manor of Aston Cauntelowe, in co. Warwick, of the manor of Worfeld, in co. Salop, and of the manor of Wygyngton, in co. Stafford, and of the manor of Littelton Paynell, in co. Wiltes, and of Thoreton and nine other manors named in co. Essex, and of Sarthorp and Goderiston, in co. Norfolk, and the manor of Wridelyngton, in co. Suffolk.

Reginald acknowledged the right of the complainants for which they gave him £1,000.

Footnotes

1 Another fine deals in the same way with the manors of Overesley and Merston Botiler, in co. Warwick, and the manor of Northeborgh, and advowson of the same in co. Leycester. Robert de Ferrers was a younger son of Lord Ferrers, of Chartley, and had married Elizabeth, the heiress of the Botelers, Barons of Wem. Dugdale's Baronage.)