Lancashire Fines
John, Duke of Lancaster (1377-83)

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'Lancashire Fines: John, Duke of Lancaster (1377-83)', Final Concords for Lancashire, Part 3: 1377-1509 (1905), pp. 1-19. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=52562 Date accessed: 26 July 2014.


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Final Concords. Lancaster.

The Regality of the County Palatine of John, King of Castile and Leon, Duke of Lancaster, (fn. 1) A.D. 1377—1399.

1 (m. 40). (fn. 2) At Lancaster, on Tuesday next before the feast of Pentecost, in the first year of the Regality of the County Palatine of John, King of Castile and Leon, Duke of Lancaster [12th May, 1377], and afterwards recorded on Monday next after the feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in the said year [17th August, 1377].

Between Nicholas de Syngleton, the younger, (fn. 3) plaintiff, and John, son of Adam de Syngleton, of . . . Werkehouses, deforciant of 7 messuages, 165 acres of land, 12 acres of meadow, and 2 acres of pasture in Broghton [Broughton, par. Preston.]

John remitted all right to Nicholas and his heirs, and he granted that 2 messuages, 50 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow, and an acre of wood, of the said tenements, which William de Ellale held for the term of the life of Matilda, late the wife of Adam de Syngleton, on the day this concord was made, should remain to Nicholas and his heirs, for which Nicholas gave him 100 marks. This concord was made in the presence of the said William, and he granted it and did fealty to Nicholas in the Court.

2 (m. 39). At Lancaster, on Monday next before Pentecost, 1 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [11th May, 1377], and afterwards recorded on Monday next after the Assumption in the said year [17th August, 1377].

Between Lawrence de Helm (fn. 4) and Isabella, his wife, plaintiffs, and William del Wode and Margery, his wife, deforciants of a messuage, 20 acres of land, and 2 acres of meadow in Chepyn [Chipping].

William and Margery remitted all right to Lawrence and Isabella and to the heirs of Lawrence, for which Lawrence and Isabella gave them 20 marks.

3 (m. 38). At Lancaster, on Thursday next after the Assumption, 1 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [20th August, 1377].

Between Thomas Le Molyneux, of Keuerdale, (fn. 5) plaintiff, and John, son of William de Gerstan, of Penwortham, and Joan, his wife, deforciants of 2 messuages, 40 acres of land, 20 acres of meadow, 30 acres of pasture, and 16 acres of wood in Lyvesay.

John and Joan remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them 100 marks.

4 (m. 37). At Lancaster, on Monday next after the Assumption, 1 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [17th August, 1377].

Between William de Par, chaplain, (fn. 5) plaintiff, and John de Risheton and Margery, his wife, deforciants of 3 messuages, 2 tofts, 1 garden, and 10 acres of land in Preston in Amondernesse.

John and Margery remitted all right to William and his heirs, for which William gave them 40 marks.

5 (m. 36). At Lancaster, on Thursday next after the Assumption, 1 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [20th August, 1377], and afterwards recorded on Wednesday after the feast of St. Andrew in the said year [2nd December, 1377].

Between Adam de Hoghton, knight, and Ellen, his wife, (fn. 5) plaintiffs, and John de Pilkyngton, parson of the church of Bury, John de Osbaldeston, chaplain, Ralph de Penwortham, chaplain, John de Cornay [William de Wetherby], chaplain, and Adam del Londe, chaplain, deforciants of the manor of Chipyn and a moiety of the manors of Alston, Dilworth, and Hodersale [Hothersall].

Adam de Hoghton acknowledged the said manor and moiety to be the right of John de Osbaldeston, for which the deforciants granted to Adam de Hoghton and Ellen the said moiety of the manor of Alston and . . . s. 3d. of rent in the said moiety. And they granted to Adam and Ellen . . . together with the homages and services of Robert de Alston, William Albyn, Adam de Ellale, and John, son of Adam de Ellale, and of their heirs, for the tenements which they formerly held of them in the said moiety; to have and to hold . . . to the said Adam and Ellen for their lives, after their decease to remain to the right heirs of Adam de Hoghton. The deforciants also granted to Adam de Hoghton and Ellen the said manor . . . and Hodersale, and they returned them in the same Court, except 11s. 3¾d. [of rent and the rent] of one grain of pepper in the said manor and moiety; and they granted to Adam de Hoghton and Ellen the said rent . . . [together with] the services of Richard Ayglad, John de Whythull, Alice, daughter of Jordan, Thomas, son of Richard de Hodirsale, Richard, son of Nicholas de Hodirsale, Richard, son of R . . ., . . . de Knoll, John, son of John de Barton, Lawrence de Helme, Alina de Bury, Richard Le Sotheron, Adam del Fere, Christiana de Grenehull . . . John de Thornelay, Henry del Halle, John de Grisehed and Beatrice, his wife, William Moton, chaplain, Adam del Knoll, John de Ha . . . and William de Alston, and of their heirs for the tenements which they formerly held in the said manor and the moiety of the manors of Dilworth and Hodirsale; to have and to hold the said manor, moiety and rent to the said Adam de Hoghton and Ellen for their lives, after their decease to remain to Henry, son of the said Adam de Hoghton, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Adam de Hoghton.

6 (m. 35). At Lancaster, on Monday the feast of St. Bartholomew, 1 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [24th August, 1377], and afterwards recorded on Wednesday next after the feast of St. Andrew in the said year [2nd December, 1377].

Between Thomas Le Wyse, clerk, and William Gronel, (fn. 6) plaintiffs, and William Le Mascy and Ellen, his wife, deforciants of 5 messuages, 100 acres of land, and 6 acres of meadow in Halton.

William Le Mascy and Ellen granted the said tenements to Thomas and William Gronel, to have and to hold to the said Thomas and William and to the heirs of the said Thomas for the lives of the said William Le Mascy and Ellen, rendering 36s. 8d. by the year. For which Thomas and William Gronel gave them 20 marks.

7 (m. 34). At Lancaster, on Monday in the second week of Lent, 2 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [15th March, 1378].

Between Geoffrey de Workeslegh, knight, and Mary, his wife, (fn. 7) plaintiffs, and John [Pilkington], parson of the church of Bury, and John del Mosse, chaplain, deforciants of the manors of Workeslegh [Worsley] and Hulton.

Geoffrey and Mary acknowledged the said manors to be the right of John de Pilkyngton, for which John and John granted them to Geoffrey and Mary and to the heirs issuing of their bodies, in default to remain to the heirs of the body of Geoffrey, in default to remain to Alice, sister of the said Geoffrey, and to the heirs of her body, in default to remain to the right heirs of Geoffrey.

8 (m. 33). At Lancaster, on Thursday next after the feast of St. Andrew, 1 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [3rd December, 1377], and afterwards recorded on Monday in the second week of Lent . . . [15th March, 1378].

Between Robert [de Ursewick?], (fn. 8) plaintiff, by Richard de Wynkedelegh put in his place, and Nicholas de Kyghley and Joan, his wife, deforciants of 5 messuages, 70 acres of land, and 10 acres of meadow in Great Eccleston, Little Eccleston, Inskip, and Etheliswyk [Elswick].

Nicholas and Joan remitted all right to Robert and his heirs, for which Robert gave them 20li.

9 (m. 32). At Lancaster, on Saturday in the second week of Lent, 2 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [20th March, 1378], and afterwards recorded on Thursday next after St. Peter ad Vincula in the said year [5th August, 1378].

Between John de Wandesford and John Le Botiller, of Merton, (fn. 9) plaintiffs, and William del Pole and Margery, his wife, deforciants of 2 messuages, 64 acres 1 rood of land, 1 acre of meadow and a half, and 5s. of rent in Grymser [Grimsargh], Brokholes, and Preston in Amundernesse.

William and Margery acknowledged the said tenements and rent to be the right of John Le Botiller, and they rendered 1 messuage, 40 acres 1 rood of land, and the said meadow to the plaintiffs, and they granted the said rent to them together with the homages and services of Adam de Horton and Richard de Smewes and of their heirs for the tenements which they formerly held of the said William and Margery in the said towns; to have and to hold to the said John and John and to the heirs of John Le Botiller. Moreover William and Margery granted for themselves and the heirs of Margery that the other messuage and 24 acres of land, of the said tenements, which Nicholas de Brokholes held for term of life, in Brokholes, should remain to John and John and to the heirs of John Le Botiller, for which John and John gave them 40 marks.

This concord was made in the presence of Adam and Nicholas, who granted it, and they did fealty to the said John in the Court.

10 (m. 31). At Lancaster, on Saturday in the second week of Lent, 2 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [20th March, 1378], and afterwards recorded on Monday next after St. Peter ad Vincula in the said year [2nd August, 1378].

Between Richard Sonderland, chaplain, (fn. 9) Edmund Forester, chaplain, John de Preston, chaplain, and Roger de Northbrek, chaplain, plaintiffs, and Robert de Ursewyk and Ellen, his wife, deforciants of the manor of Little Hole [Little Hoole].

Robert and Ellen granted the said manor to the plaintiffs and whatsoever the said Robert and Ellen had in the said manor for the term of Ellen's life they rendered to them, to have and to hold to them and their heirs for Ellen's life, rendering 10 marks by the year to Robert and Ellen, for which the plaintiffs gave them 100 marks.

11 (m. 30). At Lancaster, on Wednesday next after St. Lawrence, 2 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [11th August, 1378].

Between Christopher Broghton, (fn. 10) plaintiff, and John de Hodeleston, knight, and Katherine, his wife, deforciants of the manor of Broghton in Fourneys and of 11 messuages, 100 acres of land, 20 acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture, 10 acres of wood, and 13s. 4d. of rent in Ulverston and Little Urswyk.

John and Katherine remitted all right to Christopher and his heirs, for which Christopher gave them 60li.

12 (m. 20). At Lancaster, on Tuesday in the third week of Lent, 3 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [7th March, 1379].

Between John de Henthorn, chaplain, (fn. 11) plaintiff, and John Le White, of Coventre, baker, and Ellen, his wife, deforciants of 2 messuages, 14 acres of land, 2 acres of meadow, and 6 acres of moor in Inesblundell and Thorneton.

John Le White and Ellen acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of John de Henthorn, to have and to hold to him and his heirs, for which John gave them 20li.

13 (m. 28). At Lancaster, on Tuesday in the third week of Lent, 3 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [15th March, 1379].

Between James de Pykeryng, knight, (fn. 11) plaintiff, and John Fobell and Cristiana, his wife, deforciants of 23 messuages, 30 acres of land, and 2 acres of meadow in Ulverston.

John and Cristiana remitted all right to James and his heirs, for which James gave them 100 marks.

14 (m. 27). At Lancaster, on Tuesday in the third week of Lent, 3 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [15th March, 1379].

Between Henry Blondell, of Crosseby, plaintiff, and John Le White, of Coventre, baker, and Ellen, his wife, deforciants of 3½ acres of land in Little Crosseby.

John and Ellen remitted all right to Henry and his heirs, for which Henry gave them 100s.

15 (m. 26). At Lancaster, on Monday next after St. Peter ad Vincula, 3 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [8th August, 1379].

Between William Le Genour, (fn. 12) plaintiff, and Henry de Burton and Alice, his wife, deforciants of 1 messuage, 5 acres of land, 1 acre of meadow, and 1 acre of wood in Honeresfeld.

Henry and Alice remitted all right to William and his heirs, for which William gave them 10 marks.

16 (m. 25). At Lancaster, on Thursday in the fourth week of Lent, 4 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [8th March, 1380].

Between William de Couer, chaplain, and William de Bispham, chaplain, plaintiffs, by William de Dutton put in their place, and Robert de Neusum, of Wodeplumpton, and Joan, his wife, deforciants of 2 messuages, 40 acres of land, and 10 acres of meadow in Neuton near Kirkham, Riggeby, and Wraa.

Robert and Joan remitted all right to William and William and to the heirs of William de Bispham, for which William and William gave them 20 marks.

17 (m. 24). At Lancaster, on Monday in the fifth week of Lent, 4 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [12th March, 1380].

Between William de Aghton, plaintiff, and Adam Brekeale, chaplain, deforciant of the manor of Northemeles.

Adam remitted all right to William and his heirs, for which William gave him 100 marks.

18 (m. 23). At Lancaster, on Monday in the fourth week of Lent, 7 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [12th March, 1380].

Between Richard de Wynkedleye and Margaret, his wife, plaintiffs, and Richard de Syngleton, of Ingolheved, and Katherine, his wife, deforciants of 4 messuages in Lancastre.

Richard de Wynkedleye and Margaret acknowledged the said messuages to be the right of Katherine, for which Richard de Syngleton and Katherine granted them to Richard and Margaret for their lives, rendering a rose at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. After the decease of Richard and Margaret the said tenements to revert to Richard de Syngleton and Katherine and to the heirs of Katherine.

19 (m. 21). At Lancaster, on Wednesday next after St. Peter ad Vincula, 4 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [8th August, 1380].

Between John Rotour and Joan, his wife, Richard, their son, and Alexander, brother of the said Richard, plaintiffs, and William de Rigby and Katherine, his wife, deforciants of 2 messuages and 20 acres of land in Maudeslegh.

William and Katherine granted the said tenements to the plaintiffs, to have and to hold to them of the said William and Katherine and the heirs of Katherine for the lives of the said John, Joan, Richard, and Alexander, rendering 20s. by the year. After the decease of the plaintiffs the said tenements to revert to William and Katherine and to the heirs of Katherine, for which the plaintiffs gave them 20 marks.

20 (m. 22). At Lancaster, on Thursday the Vigil of St. Lawrence, 4 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [9th August, 1380].

Between John Le Botiller, (fn. 13) of Weryngton, chivaler, plaintiff, and John de Haydok and Joan, his wife, (fn. 14) deforciants of the manors of Great Laton, Little Laton, and Bispham, and of 4li. 7s. 8½d. of rent, and rent of a pair of spurs in Athirton, Westlegh, Pynyngton, Bold, Lydyate, Thorneton, Culchith, Ekirgarth, Tildeslegh, Glasebroke, Bedeford, Halsale, Ines [Ince Blundell], and Wyndhull [Windle], and of the manors of Warthebrek [Warbreck], Great Merton, and Great Sonky, except 35 messuages, 22 oxgangs, 250 acres 3 roods of land, and 65s. 11d. of rent in the said manors of Warthebrek, Great Merton, and Great Sonky, and of a third part of the manor of Weryngton, except 27 messuages, 80½ acres of land, 17 acres of meadow, and 6li. 9s. 11½d. of rent in the said third part.

John de Haydok and Joan (fn. 15) granted to John Le Botiller the said manors, rent, and third part, as is aforesaid, and whatsoever the said John and Joan had therein for the term of Joan's life, to have and to hold to him and to his heirs, for which John Le Botiller gave them 500 marks.

21 (m. 20). At Lancaster, on Saturday next after St. Lawrence, 4 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [11th August, 1380].

Between Alan de Caterale, (fn. 16) plaintiff, and Richard de Caterale and Isabella, his wife, deforciants of a moiety of the manor of Cun[des]halgh.

Richard and Isabella acknowledged the said moiety to be the right of Alan, to have and to hold to him and his heirs, for which Alan gave them 20 marks.

22 (m. 19). At Lancaster, on Friday the feast of St. Lawrence, 4 John, Duke of Lancaster [10th August, 1380].

Between Richard de Aynesargh, of Lyverpull, plaintiff, and Hugh Le Smytson, of Burton, and Ellen, his wife, deforciants of a messuage in Lyverpull.

Hugh and Ellen acknowledged the said messuage to be the right of Richard, to have and to hold to him and his heirs, for which Richard gave them 10 marks.

23 (m. 18). At Lancaster, on Friday the feast of St. Lawrence, 4 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [10th August, 1380].

Between Richard de Aynesargh, of Lyverpull, plaintiff, and John Le Mercer, of Lyverpull, and Agnes, his wife, deforciants of a messuage in Lyverpull.

John and Agnes acknowledged the said messuage to be the right of Richard, to have and to hold to him and his heirs, for which Richard gave them 10 marks.

24 (m. 17). At Lancaster, on Thursday the Vigil of St. Lawrence, 4 John, Duke of Lancaster [9th August, 1380].

Between Robert de Aluetham and Emma, his wife, (fn. 17) plaintiffs, and William Turpyn and Margery, his wife, deforciants of 18 acres of land, 6 acres of meadow, and the third part of a messuage in Hapton.

William and Margery remitted all right to Robert and Emma and to the heirs of Robert, for which Robert and Emma gave them 20 marks.

25 (m. 16). At Lancaster, on Wednesday next after St. Peter ad Vincula, 4 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [8th August, 1380].

Between Richard de Wysebeche, vicar of the church of Kirkeby in Lonesdale, and William Rider, chaplain, plaintiffs, and Adam Gibbesone, of Aldewenygton [Old Wennington], and Anabilla, his wife, deforciants of a messuage and 10 acres of land in Netherburgh [Nether Burrow] in Lonesdale.

Adam and Anabilla remitted all right to Richard and William and to the heirs of Richard, for which Richard and William gave them 10 marks.

26 (m. 15). At Lancaster, on Monday in the third week of Lent, 5 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [18th March, 1381].

Between William de Couer, chaplain, and John de Fourneys, chaplain, (fn. 18) plaintiffs, and John de Barton and Dionisia, his wife, deforciants of 2 messuages, 40 acres of land, 200 acres of wood, 100 acres of pasture, and 100 acres of moor in Gosenargh, and of the manor of Barton in Aumundernesse, except 12 messuages, 80 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow, and an acre of wood in the said manor.

John de Barton and Dionisia acknowledged the said manor and tenements, as is aforesaid, to be the right of William, for which William and John de Fourneys granted them to John and Dionisia for their lives, after their decease to remain to Thomas, son of the said John and Dionisia, and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said John de Barton.

27 (m. 14). At Lancaster, on Tuesday in the third week of Lent, 5 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [19th March, 1381].

Between Thomas de Clayton, chaplain, plaintiff, and Richard Le Clerk, of Whithull, and Joan, his wife, deforciants of a messuage and 4 acres of land in Whithfull in the Wodes.

Richard and Joan remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them 20 marks.

28 (m. 13). At Lancaster, on Saturday in the third week of Lent, 5 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [23rd March, 1381].

Between Richard de Redich, (fn. 19) plaintiff, and John de Chorlegh, of Shoteswall, and Joan, his wife, deforciants of a messuage, 29 acres of land, and 1 acre of meadow in Redich [Reddish].

John and Joan remitted all right to Richard and his heirs, for which Richard gave them 10 marks.

29 (m. 12). At Lancaster, on Monday in the third week of Lent, 5 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [18th March, 1381].

Between Thomas de Fasacrelegh, plaintiff, and Lawrence de Blakeburn and Agnes, his wife, deforciants of 2½ acres of land in Walton, near Derby.

Lawrence and Agnes remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them 10s.

30 (m. 11). At Lancaster, on Tuesday next after St. Lawrence, 4 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [14th August, 1380], and afterwards recorded on Monday in the third week of Lent in the 5th year of his Regality [18th March, 1381].

Between William de Bolton, 'clerke,' plaintiff, and Thomas de Byrkeheved and Alina, his wife, deforciants of a messuage, 13½ acres of land, and 2½ acres of meadow in Bolton in Lonnesdale.

Thomas and Alina acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of William, to have and to hold to him and his heirs, for which William gave them 20 marks.

31 (m. 10). At Lancaster, on Thursday in the third week of Lent, 5 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [21st March, 1381].

Between John, son and heir of Richard de Tounlay, (fn. 19) plaintiff, and William, son of Richard Le Parker, deforciant of a third part of the manor of Tounlay [Towneley].

William remitted all right to John and his heirs, for which John gave him 20s.

32 (m. 9). At Lancaster, on Wednesday next after the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, 5 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [21st August, 1381].

Between Robert de Maunton, vicar of the church of Eccles, and John de Maunton, chaplain, (fn. 20) plaintiffs, and Geoffrey de Workeslegh, knight, and Mary, his wife, deforciants of the manors of Workeslegh [Worsley] and Hulton, and of 6 messuages and 24 acres of land in Wygan.

Geoffrey and Mary remitted all right to Robert and John and to the heirs of Robert, for which Robert and John gave them 200 marks.

33 (m. 8). At Lancaster, on Thursday in the fourth week of Lent, [6] Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [20th March, 1382].

Between John de Horneby, parson of the church of Tatham, and William, son of Robert de Horneby, (fn. 20) plaintiffs, and [John de Dalton], deforciants of the manor of Bispham and of 12 messuages, 155 acres of land, 12 acres of meadow, and 35 acres of wood in Maudeslegh, H[eskin and Eccleston], . . . 1000 acres of turbary in the said town of Maudeslegh.

John de Dalton acknowledged the said manor, tenements and [turbary] to be the right of John de Horneby, whereof the said John and William had two parts of the gift of the said John de Dalton, for which John de Horneby and William granted the said two parts to John de Dalton, to have and to hold to him and to the heirs of his body. Moreover John de Horneby and William granted for themselves and the heirs of John that a third part of the said manor, tenements, and common which Robert de Urswyk and Ellen, his wife, held in the said towns, after Ellen's decease should remain to John de Dalton and to his heirs aforesaid, to hold with the other two parts. In default of an heir of the body of the said John de Dalton, the said manor, tenements, and common entirely to remain to Robert de Urswyk, of Uprouclif, and Ellen, his wife, and to the heirs males issuing of their bodies, in default to remain to John, son of Nicholas Le Botiller, knight, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Richard, brother of the said John, son of Nicholas, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Elizabeth, sister of the said John de Dalton, and to the heirs males of her body, in default to remain to Ellen, daughter of the said Robert and Ellen, and to the heirs males of her body, in default to remain to Thomas de Radeclif, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said [John de Dalton].

34 (m. 7). At Lancaster, on Thursday in the fourth week of Lent, 6 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [20th March, 1382].

Between Thomas de Ditton, of Fourneys, (fn. 21) Robert de Walton, of Fourneys, William de Kirkeham, William Flecher, of Fourneys, and John Marshall, of Fourneys, plaintiffs, and John Sharp, vicar of the church of Dalton, William Normand, vicar of the church of Urswyk, and Richard del Freres, chaplain, deforciants of the manor of Alynscales [Elliscales, in Dalton in Furness].

The deforciants acknowledged the said manor to be the right of William de Kirkeham, to have and to hold to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of William de Kirkeham, for which the plaintiffs gave them 100 marks.

35 (m. 6). At Lancaster, on Wednesday in the fourth week of Lent, 6 John, Duke of Lancaster [19th March, 1382].

Between John de Stanlowe, of Lancastre, plaintiff, and John Gervasson, of Lancastre, and Matilda, his wife, deforciants of a messuage in Lancastre.

John and Matilda remitted all right to John de Stanlowe and his heirs, for which John gave them 100s.

36 (m. 5). At Lancaster, on Wednesday in the fourth week of Lent, 6 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [19th March, 1382].

Between John Fairfax, parson of the church of Prestecote, plaintiff, by Henry de Rixton put in his place, and William de Wetteshagh and Emma, his wife, deforciants of 4 acres of land in Sutton, in Derbyshyre.

William and Emma remitted all right to John and his heirs, for which John gave them 40s.

37 (m. 4). At Lancaster, on Wednesday next after the feast of the Assumption, 6 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [20th August, 1382].

Between William de Athirton, knight, (fn. 22) plaintiff, and William de Barton, of Ridale, deforciant of the manor of Middelton, near Mamchestre.

William de Barton granted the said manor to William de Athirton for his life, rendering a rose by the year at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. After William's decease the said manor to revert to William de Barton and his heirs, for which William de Athirton gave him 100 marks.

38 (m. 3). At Lancaster, on Thursday next after the Assumption, 6 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [21st August, 1382].

Between Ralph de Langton, plaintiff, and Robert Le Fisshere, of Walton in le Dale, and Alice, his wife, deforciants of a messuage, a toft, and 11 acres of land in Walton in le Dale.

Robert and Alice acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Ralph, to have and to hold to him and his heirs, for which Ralph gave them 20 marks.

39 (m. 2). At Lancaster, on Wednesday next after the Assumption, 6 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [20th August, 1382].

Between William Moton, chaplain, and Richard Twistfeld, chaplain, plaintiffs, and William Albyn, of Alston, and Joan, his wife, deforciants of the third part of 2 messuages, 40 acres of land, and 3 acres of meadow in Alston.

William and Joan acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of William Moton, to have and to hold to the said William and Richard and to the heirs of the said William for ever, for which William and Richard gave them 10 marks.

40 (m. 1). At Lancaster, on Tuesday next after the Assumption, 6 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [19th August, 1382].

Between John Wassyngton and Joan, his wife, plaintiffs, and Walter de Styrkeland and Edmund de Wassyngton, deforciants of 24 messuages, 232 acres of land, 13 acres of meadow, and 60 acres of wood in Hesham [Heysham], Kerneford [Carnforth], [Over] Kellet, [Priest] Hoton, Warton, Silverdale, and Dalton in Lonesdale.

John and Joan acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Edmund, for which Edmund and Walter granted them to the said John and Joan and to the heirs issuing of their bodies, in default to remain to the right heirs of Joan.

41 (m. 36). (fn. 23) At Lancaster, on Wednesday next after the Assumption, 6 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [20th August, 1382], and afterwards recorded on Monday after the Assumption, in the 7th year of his Regality [17th August, 1383].

Between Master Richard de Wynewyke, parson of the church of Walton, and Master William de Assheton, clerk, (fn. 24) plaintiffs, and Richard, son of Robert de Ines, deforciant of the manors of Hasphull [Aspull] and Ines near Wygan, and of 12 messuages, 4 tofts, 16 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow, and 15s. of rent in Weryngton, Wygan, Haydok, Goldeburn, and Assheton, near Wygan.

Richard, son of Robert, acknowledged the said manors, tenements, and rent to be the right of the said Master Richard, whereof the said Masters had the said manors of the gift of the said Richard, son of Robert, except 122 acres and the third part of 4 acres of land, 4 acres and 1 rood of meadow, 2 acres of pasture, and 4li. 18s. 10d. of rent in the said manors, and he granted to them the said rent, and the said rent of 15s., together with the homages and services of John, son of Robert de Holand, knight, John de Haydok, Thomas Gerard, Henry, son of Thomas de Ines, William, son of William de Mikulfen, Jordan del Twys and Matilda, his wife, John del Childres, Gilbert, son of William de Ines, John Hobbesone, William Hythel, John Le White, Hugh de Ines, Mabel Brant, Hugh del Crosse, Thurstan de Byrom, Henry de Walton, John Gidlowe, Richard de Assheton, Roger Broun, Robert de Hyndeley, Henry de Ballesden, Hyon de Bradeshagh, Hugh de Swynley, Matthew de Marclan, Emma, late the wife of John de Assheton, Richard [Workesley ?], Bailiff of Chastershire, and Ellen, his wife, and Margery, late the wife of Richard Annot, and of their heirs for the tenements which they formerly held of the said Robert, son of Robert, in the said manors and towns, to have and to hold to the said Master Richard and Master William and to the heirs of Master Richard for ever. Moreover the said Richard, son of Robert, granted for himself and his heirs that 9 messuages and 2 tofts in Wygan which Thomas de Ines held for term of life, 1 messuage which Hugh Le Fissher held in the said town for term of life, 2 messuages, 2 tofts, 16 acres of land, and 6 acres of meadow in Weryngton which Hugh de Ines held for term of life, 100 acres of land and 4 acres of meadow of the tenements above excepted which William de Wyn . . . and Agnes, his wife, held for the term of the life of the said Agnes, 10 acres of land of the tenements above excepted which Yarward del Forde held for term of life, 12 acres of land, 1 rood of meadow, and 2 . . . of pasture of the tenements above excepted which Adam de Ryseley and Agnes, his wife, held for the term of the life of the said Agnes, and that the said third part above excepted which John de Pemberton and Joan, his wife, held for the term of Joan's life, of the inheritance of the said Richard, son of Robert, and which after the decease of the said Thomas de Ines, Hugh Le Fissher, Hugh de Ines, Agnes, Yarward, Agnes, and Joan ought to revert to the said Richard, son of Robert, should remain to the said Master Richard and Master William and to the heirs of Master Richard, for which Master Richard and Master William gave him 200 marks.

42 (m. 35). At Lancaster, on Saturday next after the Assumption, 7 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [22nd August, 1383].

Between Thurstan, son of Gilbert de Culchith and Elizabeth, (fn. 25) his wife, plaintiffs, by John Holcroft their guardian, and Gilbert de Culchith and Katherine, his wife, deforciants of 2 messuages and 52 acres of land in Culchith.

Gilbert and Katherine granted the said tenements to Thurstan and Elizabeth, to have and to hold to them and to the heirs issuing of their bodies, of the said Gilbert and Katherine and the heirs of Gilbert for ever, rendering by the year a rose at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. In default of their issue to revert to Gilbert and Katherine and to the heirs of Gilbert, for which Thurstan and Elizabeth gave them 20li.

43 (m. 34). At Lancaster, on Friday next after the Assumption, 7 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [21st August, 1383].

Between Gilbert de Culchith and Katherine, his wife, (fn. 26) plaintiffs, and Hugh del Hull, deforciant of 2 messuages and 52 acres of land in Culchith.

Gilbert acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Hugh, for which Hugh granted them to Gilbert and Katherine, to have and to hold to them and to the heirs issuing of their bodies, in default to remain to the right heirs of Gilbert.

44 (m. 33). At Lancaster, on Monday next after the Assumption, 7 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [17th August, 1383].

Between Adam de Fisshewyk, plaintiff, and William de Fornby and Alice, his wife, deforciants of a third part of a messuage and 18 acres of land in Whytyngham.

William and Alice acknowledged the said third part to be the right of Adam, to have and to hold to him and his heirs, for which Adam gave them 10 marks.

45 (m. 32). At Lancaster, on Friday next after the Assumption, 7 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [21st August, 1383].

Between Roger de Etheleston and Thomas Banastre, of Osbaldeston, plaintiffs, and Richard, son of John Banastre, of Walton in le Dale, (fn. 26) and Joan, his wife, deforciants of the manor of Altham.

Richard and Joan acknowledged the said manor to be the right of Thomas, to have and to hold to the said Roger and Thomas and to the heirs of Thomas, for which Roger and Thomas gave them 100li.

46 (m. 31). At Lancaster, on Wednesday next after the Assumption, 7 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [19th August, 1383].

Between William de Dutton, clerk, and Richard de Twystefeld, chaplain, plaintiffs, and Thomas de Yorderawes and Margery, his wife, deforciants of 2 messuages, 12 acres of land, 1 acre of meadow, and 3 acres of wood in Ribchastre.

Thomas and Margery acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Richard, to have and to hold to him and his heirs, for which William and Richard gave them 20 marks.

47 (m. 30). At Lancaster, on Thursday in the fourth week of Lent, 7 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [5th March, 1383], and afterwards recorded on Monday next after the Assumption in the said year [17th August, 1383].

Between William, son of John Hulm, (fn. 27) plaintiff, and John Cholmundlegh and Agnes, his wife, deforciants of 2 messuages, 60 acres of land, and 30 acres of moor in Barton, near Eccles.

John and Agnes granted for themselves and the heirs of Agnes that the said tenements which Richard de Workeslegh held for the term of the lives of the said John and Agnes, after their decease should remain to William and his heirs for ever, for which William gave them 20li.

48 (m. 29). At Lancaster, on Thursday next after the Assumption, 7 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [20th August, 1383].

Between Thomas Gerard and Matilda, his wife, plaintiffs, and John Fairfax, parson of the church of Prestcotes, (fn. 27) and Robert de Par, deforciants of the manor of Wyndhull [Windle], and a moiety of the manor of Raynhull [Rainhill], and of 20s. of rent in Eccleston, in Derbyshire.

Thomas acknowledged the said manor, moiety, and rent to be the right of John, whereof John and Robert had five parts of the said manor, a moiety of the said moiety, and the said rent of the gift of the said Thomas, for which John and Robert granted the said five parts, moiety, and rent to Thomas and Matilda, to have and to hold to them and to the heirs issuing of their bodies. Moreover John and Robert granted that the sixth part of the said manor which John de Raynford held for the term of John de Langeton's life, and that the other moiety of the said moiety of the manor which Gilbert de Sotheworth held for the term of the said John's life on the day this concord was made, after John de Langeton's decease should remain to Thomas and Matilda and to their heirs aforesaid, in default the said manor, moiety, and rent entirely to remain to the right heirs of the said Thomas.

49 (m. 28). At Lancaster, on Monday in the fifth week of Lent, 7 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [9th March, 1383], and afterwards recorded on Monday after the Assumption in the said year [17th August, 1383].

Between William de Becaneshowe, plaintiff, and John de Chernok and Cecilia his wife, deforciants of a messuage, 12 acres of land, and 4 acres of meadow in Ellale.

John and Cecilia, acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of William, to have and to hold to him and his heirs for ever, for which William gave them 10 marks.

Footnotes

1 John Plantagenet, styled "of Gaunt," fourth son of Edward III., was born 24th June, 1340, at Ghent in Flanders, and was created Duke of Lancaster on the 13th November, 1362. He became King of Castile and Leon by marriage with his second wife, Constance, first surviving daughter and heir of line of Pedro the Cruel, King of Castile and Leon, in 1372, but relinquished that style in 1388 in favour of his son-in-law. By charter dated 28th February, 1377, the County of Lancaster was erected into a Palatinate for the life of the Duke.
2 Palatinate of Lancaster, Fines, Bundle 1 (1–6 John of Gaunt).
3 Cf. Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 348.
4 Lawrence de Holm in Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 349.
5 Ibid., 349.
6 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 349.
7 Ibid., 350.
8 Ibid., 349.
9 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 350.
10 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 350.
11 Ibid., 351.
12 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 351.
13 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i. no. 4, 352.
14 Ibid., 353. See the writs for livery of the lands of William le Boteler, chivaler, after his death to John de Haydock and Joan, his wife, and to John le Boteler, knight, the son and heir of William.
15 Joan, daughter of Thomas de Dutton, of Dutton, knight, married Richard, eldest son and heir apparent of William le Boteler, of Warrington, in 1338, and in 1340 the above estates were settled upon the said Richard and Joan and the heirs of their bodies (Cf. pt. ii, p. 195). Richard died in or before 1343, and his relict Joan then married John de Haydock, and so conveyed a large part of the Boteler estates to her husband for her life. In 1380, when he succeeded his father, Sir John Boteler obtained a surrender of Joan's life estate in exchange for a payment of 500 marks. Cf. Annals of Warrington, Chetham Soc., lxxxvi, 188–191.
16 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 352.
17 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 352.
18 Ibid., 352, where the first name is given as Gouer.
19 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 354.
20 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 354.
21 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 355.
22 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 355.
23 Palatinate of Lancaster, Fines, Bundle 2 (7 to 11 John of Gaunt).
24 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 355.
25 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 356.
26 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 356.
27 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 356.