Lancashire Fines
1-20 Henry VI

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William Farrer (editor)

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1905

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88-108

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'Lancashire Fines: 1-20 Henry VI', Final Concords for Lancashire, Part 3: 1377-1509 (1905), pp. 88-108. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=52568 Date accessed: 21 November 2014.


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Lancaster.

Henry VI., A.D. 1422–1461, 1470–1.

1 (m. 93). (fn. 1) At Lancaster, on Wednesday in the fourth week of Lent, 1 Henry VI. [17th March, 1423].

Between William del Hethe, chaplain, and Thomas Walker, chaplain, plaintiffs, and John Norreys, of Wolveton, and Anilla, his wife, deforciants of 5 messuages, 61 acres of land, and 3 acres of meadow in Wolveton [Woolton], Childwall, Roby, and Hyton [Huyton].

John and Anilla acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of William, for which William and Thomas granted to John and Anilla 4 messuages, 51 acres of land, and the said meadow for their lives, after their decease to remain to Katherine, daughter of the said John, and to the heirs of her body begotten by Robert de Bury, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said John. The said William and Thomas also granted 1 messuage and 10 acres of land of the said tenements to Robert 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 the said John for ever.

2 (m. 92). At Lancaster, on Tuesday next after St. Lawrence, 1 Henry VI. [14th August, 1423].

Between Richard Botiller, of Kirklond, and William Abraham, vicar of the church of Croston, plaintiffs, by William Ambros, the younger, put in William Abraham's place, and Nicholas Botiller, of Roucliff, and Margery, his wife, deforciants of the manor of Little Hoole.

Nicholas and Margery remitted all right to Richard and William and to the heirs of Richard for ever, for which Richard and William gave them 200 marks.

3 (m. 91). At Lancaster, on Saturday next after St. Lawrence, 1 Henry VI. [11th August, 1423].

Between Richard Leuersegge, plaintiff, and Nicholas de Aynesworth and Joan, his wife, deforciants of a fourth part of a third part of the manor of Nethirderwynd [Nether Darwen], and of a fourth part of a third part of 2 mills in Nethirderwynd.

Nicholas and Joan acknowledged the said fourth parts to be the right of Richard, for which Richard granted them to Nicholas for his life, after his decease to remain to the said Joan and to the heirs of her body begotten by the said Nicholas, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Joan.

4 (m. 90). At Lancaster, on Monday next after St. Lawrence, 1 Henry VI. [13th August, 1423].

Between Aluered Radclif and Thomas Gydlowe, plaintiffs, and Robert Orell and Margaret, his wife, deforciants of 120 acres of land and 6 acres of meadow in Salford, Penulton [Pendleton], and Penulbury [Pendlebury].

Robert and Margaret granted the said tenements to Aluered and Thomas, to have and to hold to them for the said Margaret's life, for which Aluered and Thomas gave them 200 marks.

5 (m. 89). At Lancaster, on Saturday next after St. Lawrence, 1 Henry VI. [11th August, 1423].

Between Roger Bradley, plaintiff, and Lawrence de Hulme and Margaret, his wife, deforciants of a messuage in Mamcestre.

Lawrence and Margaret remitted all right to Roger and his heirs, for which Roger gave them 20li.

6 (m. 88). At Lancaster, on Tuesday in the second week of Lent, 2 Henry VI. [21st March, 1424].

Between John Bonyfaunt, of Lancastre, and John Drayton, plaintiffs, and Thomas de Loxhum, deforciant of a moiety of 8 messuages, 180 acres of land, 14 acres of meadow, and 13s. 4d. of rent in Longton and Hoton [Hutton in Leyland hundred].

Thomas acknowledged the said moiety to be the right of John Bonyfaunt, for which John and John granted it to Thomas for his life, after his decease to remain to William de Stirkland and Isabella, his wife, and to the heirs issuing of their bodies, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Thomas.

7 (m. 87). At Lancaster, on Wednesday next after the Assumption, 1 Henry VI. [18th August, 1423], and afterwards recorded on Wednesday in the first week of Lent, 2 Henry VI. [15th March, 1424].

Between Thomas de Urswyk, esquire, plaintiff, and Roger Whippe, of Lancastre, and Richard Ellall, and Alice, his wife, deforciants of a messuage, 20 acres of land, and 3 acres of meadow in Whetlay [Wheatley, par. of Chipping].

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

8 (m. 86). At Lancaster, before William Babington and John Cockaine, justices, on the morrow of St. Lawrence, 2 Henry VI. [11th August, 1424].

Between Thomas de [Langley], Bishop of Durham, John de Radclyf, knight, Richard de Radclyf, of Radclyf, Henry de Radclyf, and Richard de Barton, of Midelton, plaintiffs, and Roger [Ven]ables, parson of the church of Routhestorn, Ranulph de Coton, and Christopher de Tildesley and Joan, his wife, deforciants of the manor of Moston, near Manchester.

The deforciants remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of John, for which the plaintiffs gave them 500 marks. (fn. 2)

9 (m. 85). At Lancaster, on Monday in the fourth week of Lent, 3 Henry VI. [19th March, 1425].

Between John Le Fleccher, chaplain, plaintiff, and John de Assheton and Emma, his wife, deforciants of a messuage, 16 acres of land, and 2 acres of meadow in Ditton, Denton [in the par. Prescot], Raynhull, and Neuton in Makerfeld.

John de Assheton and Emma remitted all right to John Le Fleccher and his heirs, for which John Le Fleccher gave them 100 marks.

10 (m. 84). At Lancaster, on Thursday next after St. Lawrence, 3 Henry VI. [16th August, 1425].

Between John de Longshagh, vicar of the church of Hurlegh, co. Southampton, plaintiff, and Richard del Knoll, of Chepyndale, deforciant of the manor of Thorneley, and of 140 acres of land, 140 acres of meadow, 280 acres of pasture, and 40 acres of wood in Chepyn [Chipping], Wheteley, and Aghton near Dutton.

Richard acknowledged the said manor and tenements to be the right of John, for which John granted them to Richard for his life, after his decease to remain to Miles, son of the said Richard, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Gerard, brother of the said Miles, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Richard.

11 (m. 83). At Lancaster, on Monday next after the Assumption, 4 Henry VI. [19th August, 1426].

Between William Maweson, chaplain, plaintiff, and John Broun, of Chepyn, and Alice, his wife, deforciants of a messuage, 32 acres of land, 6 acres of meadow, 6 acres of pasture, 6 acres of wood, and common of turbary in Chepyn [Chipping].

John and Alice acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of William, for which William granted them to John and Alice for their lives, after their decease to remain to Thomas, son of the said John and Alice, and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to Richard, brother of the said Thomas, and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to Joan, sister of the said Richard, and to the heirs of her body, in default a moiety to remain to Agnes, sister of the said Joan, and to the heirs of her body, in default to remain to the right heirs of Cristiana de Grenehilles, mother of the said Alice. And also, after Richard's decease, the other moiety to remain to the said Agnes and to her heirs aforesaid, in default to remain to the said Joan and to her heirs aforesaid, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Cristiana.

12 (m. 82). At Lancaster, on Monday next after St. Lawrence, 4 Henry VI. [12th August, 1426].

Between William Merser, chaplain, plaintiff, and Master John Leyot, parson of a moiety of the church of Delacres, (fn. 3) deforciant of 525 acres of land and 3 acres of meadow in Hale and Halebonk.

Master John acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of William, for which William granted them to Master John for his life, after his decease to remain to John Leyot, the younger, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Robert Leyot and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Thomas Leyot, the younger, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to William Leyot and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Thomas Leyot, clerk, the elder, for his life, after his decease to remain to Joan Leyot for her life, after her decease to remain to William Norreys and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Robert Norreys and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to William de Irlond and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Master John.

13 (m. 81). At Lancaster, on Wednesday next after St. Lawrence, 4 Henry VI. [14th August, 1426].

Between Thomas Holden, esquire, plaintiff, and Richard Whitacre and Margery, his wife, and John del Bonk and Isabella, his wife, deforciants of a messuage, 14 acres of land, 6 acres of meadow, and 12d. of rent in Symondstone.

The deforciants remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them 20li.

14 (m. 80). At Lancaster, on Monday in the second week of Lent, 5 Henry VI. [17th March, 1427].

Between John de Assheton, knight, plaintiff, and William de Walton, deforciant of one rood of land in Mamcestre, and of the advowson of the church of Assheton under Lyne, which Thomas, Bishop of Durham, John Hennage, and Richard del Fryth hold for the term of the life of Thomas La Warre, clerk.

John de Assheton acknowledged the said land and advowson to be the right of William, for which William granted that after the decease of the said John La Warre the said land and advowson should remain to the said John de Assheton and to the heirs of his body, to hold of the said William and his heirs for ever, rendering a rose at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, in default of an heir of the body of the said John de Assheton the said land and advowson to remain to the heirs of the body of John, son of Thomas, son of Robert de Assheton under Lyne, in default to revert to the said William and to his heirs for ever.

15 (m. 79). At Lancaster, on Tuesday in the second week of Lent, 5 Henry VI. [18th March, 1427].

Between John Banastre, of Wakefeld, plaintiff, and Christopher Merseden, esquire, deforciant of the manor of Swynden, (fn. 4) and of 200 acres of land, 80 acres of meadow, and 20 acres of wood in Swynden.

Christopher remitted all right to John and his heirs, for which John granted the said manor and tenements to Christopher, to have and to hold for his life of the said John and his heirs, rendering a rose at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, after Christopher's decease the said manor and tenements to revert to the said John and his heirs for ever.

16 (m. 78). At Lancaster, on Saturday in the first week of Lent, 5 Henry VI. [15th March, 1427].

Between William de Walton, plaintiff, and John de Assheton, knight, deforciant of a rood of land in Mamcestre, and of the advowson of the church of Assheton under Lyne, which Thomas, Bishop of Durham, John Hennage and Richard del Fryth hold for the term of the life of Thomas La Warre, clerk.

John de Assheton granted the reversion of the said land and advowson after Thomas La Warre's decease to William and to his heirs for ever, for which William gave him 100li.

17 (m. 77). At Lancaster, on Wednesday next after St. Lawrence the Martyr, 5 Henry VI. [13th August, 1427].

Between William Mercer, chaplain, plaintiff, and Master John Leyot, parson of a moiety of the church of Malpas, (fn. 5) deforciant of 7 acres of land in Spek.

Master John acknowledged the said land to be the right of William, for which William granted it to Master John for his life, after his decease to remain to John Leyot, the younger, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Robert Leyot and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Thomas Leyot, the younger, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to William Leyot and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Thomas Leyot, clerk, the elder, for his life, after his decease to remain to William Norreys and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to William Irelond and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Master John.

18 (m. 76). At Lancaster, on Saturday next after St. Lawrence the Martyr, 5 Henry VI. [16th August, 1427].

Between John de Aynesworth, plaintiff, and John de Cherneley and Agnes, his wife, deforciants of 6 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow, and 2 acres of pasture in Wytton.

John de Cherneley and Agnes remitted all right to John de Aynesworth and his heirs, for which John de Aynesworth gave them 20 marks.

19 (m. 75). At Lancaster, on Tuesday next after the Assumption, 5 Henry VI. [19th August, 1427].

Between Thomas Urswyk, John de Brokholes, of Heton, Henry de Chernok, and Richard de Braam, chaplain, plaintiffs, and Robert de Brokholes and Isabella, his wife, deforciants of 8 messuages and a moiety of a messuage, 66 acres of land, and 8 acres of meadow in Lancastre, Assheton, Stoday [Stodday], and Bolton [Bolton le Sands], and of a moiety of a third part of the manor of Oxclif.

Robert and Isabella acknowledged the said tenements and moiety to be the right of Richard, for which the plaintiffs granted them to Robert and Isabella, to have and to hold to them and to the heirs issuing of their bodies, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Isabella.

20 (m. 74). At Lancaster, on Tuesday in the fourth week of Lent, 6 Henry VI. [16th March, 1428].

Between Alan de Kellet, plaintiff, and William de Hodelston and Joan, his wife, deforciants of the manor of Frekilton.

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

21 (m. 73). At Lancaster, on Saturday next after St. Lawrence the Martyr, 6 Henry VI. [14th August, 1428].

Between Robert de Stiholme, plaintiff, and Richard Woderof and Joan, his wife, deforciants of a messuage, 12 acres of land, 4 acres of meadow, and 2 acres of wood in Mellour.

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

22 (m. 72). At Lancaster, on Wednesday the feast of St. Lawrence the Martyr, 7 Henry VI. [10th August, 1429].

Between Thomas Walbonk, chaplain, plaintiff, and John Banes and Agnes, his wife, deforciants of 5 messuages, 60 acres of land, 6 acres of meadow, and 40 acres of wood in Broghton in Kertmell.

John and Agnes acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Thomas, for which Thomas granted them to John and Agnes for their lives, after their decease to remain to John, son of John Banes, and Alice, daughter of John Brokholes, of Heton, and to the heirs begotten of the bodies of the said John and Alice, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Agnes. (fn. 6)

23 (m. 71). At Lancaster, on Monday next before St. Lawrence the Martyr, 7 Henry VI. [8th August, 1429].

Between Richard de Syngleton, chaplain, and Robert de Brokholes, plaintiffs, and John Lussell, of Preston in Amondernesse, and Katherine, his wife, deforciants of 3 messuages, 40 acres of land, and 4 acres of meadow in Preston in Amondernesse.

John and Katherine remitted all right to Richard and Robert and to the heirs of Richard, for which Richard and Robert gave them 100 marks.

24 (m. 70). At Lancaster, on Tuesday next before St. Lawrence the Martyr, 7 Henry VI. [9th August, 1429].

Between Thomas Turnour and Margery, his wife, plaintiffs, and John Banes and Agnes, his wife, deforciants of 2 messuages, 12 acres of land, and 1 rood of meadow in Netherhesham [Nether Heysham].

John and Agnes remitted all right to Thomas and Margery and to the heirs of Margery, for which Thomas and Margery gave them 20 marks.

25 (m. 69). At Lancaster, on Tuesday in the second week of Lent, 8 Henry VI. [14th March, 1430].

Between Nicholas de Radclif, son of Ralph de Radclif, knight, plaintiff, and Robert de Tetlawe and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants of 2 messuages in Mamcestre.

Nicholas acknowledged the said messuages to be the right of Robert, for which Robert and Elizabeth granted them to Nicholas, to have and to hold to him and to his heirs for ever, rendering 8s. by the year to Robert and Elizabeth and to the heirs of Robert. (fn. 7)

26 (m. 68). At Lancaster, on Wednesday next after St. Lawrence, 7 Henry VI. [17th August, 1429], and afterwards recorded on Tuesday next before the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, 10 Henry VI. [4th September, 1431].

Between Rowland de Thornburgh, plaintiff, and Richard de Kellet, of Cartmell, co. Lancaster, gentleman, deforciant of 8 messuages, 200 acres of land, 20 acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, and . . . acres of wood in Broghton in Kertmell, which John Philipson, 'Forster,' holds for term of life by the law of England.

Richard granted that the said tenements after John's decease should remain to Rowland and to his heirs for ever, for which Rowland gave him 40 marks.

27 (m. 67). At Lancaster, on Wednesday in the second week of Lent, 8 Henry VI. [15th March, 1430].

Between Henry de Byrome, esquire, and Thomas Phelip, plaintiffs, and John, son of Matthew Hogekynson, of Assheton in Makerfeld, deforciant of 3 messuages and 20 acres of land in Neuton in Makerfeld, Assheton in Makerfeld, and Par.

John acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Thomas, for which Henry and Thomas granted them to John, to have and to hold to him and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to Henry, son of the said John, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to William, son of the said John, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Nicholas, son of the said John, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Ellen, daughter of the said John, and to the heirs males of her body, in default to remain to Agnes, daughter of the said John, and to the heirs males of her body, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said John for ever.

28 (m. 66). At Lancaster, on Tuesday next before the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, 10 Henry VI. [4th September, 1431].

Between John de Radclyf, of Ordesale, knight, and Joan, his wife, plaintiffs, and Alexander de Radclyf, son of John de Radclif, knight, and Agnes, his [Alexander's] wife, deforciants of a moiety of the manor of Flyxton, except 5 messuages, 36 acres and 2 roods of land, 4 acres and a moiety of 1 acre of wood, a moiety of 1 acre of . . . and a third part of 46 acres of pasture in the said moiety.

Alexander and Agnes acknowledged the said moiety to be the right of John, for which John and Joan granted it to Alexander and Agnes, to have and to hold to the said Alexander and Agnes and to the heirs of the body of Alexander, of the said John and Joan and the heirs of John for ever, rendering therefor 8s. 5d. by the year, in default of an heir of the body of the said Alexander the said moiety to revert to John and Joan and to the heirs of John for ever.

29 (m. 65). At Lancaster, on Friday next before the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, 10 Henry VI. [7th September, 1431].

Between John Wyngham, plaintiff, and John Radclif, of Chaderton, knight, and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants of the manor of Chaderton.

John and Elizabeth acknowledged the said manor to be the right of John Wyngham, for which John Wyngham granted it to John and Elizabeth, to have and to hold to them and to the heirs of the said John for ever.

30 (m. 64). At Lancaster, on Monday in the third week of Lent, 10 Henry VI. [24th March, 1432].

Between Matthew Newton, plaintiff, and Henry Chadkirke and Cecilia, his wife, deforciants of a toft in Salford.

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

31 (m. 63). At Lancaster, on Wednesday in the third week of Lent, 10 Henry VI. [26th March, 1432].

Between Christopher Berdesey and John Urswyk, plaintiffs, and John Broghton, esquire, and Margaret, his wife, deforciants of the manor of Bolton in Fourneys.

John and Margaret acknowledged the said manor to be the right of Christopher, and they granted for themselves and the heirs of Margaret that two parts of the said manor which Katherine, late the wife of Alan de Saupelond, (fn. 8) held for term of life, and also that a third part of the said manor which Margaret, late the wife of Richard de Saupelond, held for term of life on the day this concord was made, after the decease of the said Katherine and Margaret, late the wife of Richard, should remain to the said Christopher and John Urswyk and to the heirs of Christopher, for which Christopher gave them 100 marks.

32 (m. 62). At Lancaster, on Wednesday in the third week of Lent, 10 Henry VI. [26th March, 1432].

Between John Huntyngdon, clerk, Richard Bothe, Roger Bothe, Robert de Assheton, and John Hopton, plaintiffs, and Richard, son of John Byron, knight, and Lucy, his wife, deforciants of 8 messuages, 500 acres of land, 40 acres of meadow, 600 acres of pasture, 40 acres of wood, and 6s. 6d. of rent in Ryton [Royton], Boturworth [Butterworth], and Midelton.

Richard and Lucy acknowledged the said tenements and rent to be the right of John Huntyngdon, and they granted the said rent together with the homages and services of Adam de Tetlowe and of his heirs for the tenements which they formerly held of Richard and Lucy in Ryton, to have and to hold to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of the said John Huntyngdon for ever, for which the plaintiffs gave them 200 marks.

33 (m. 61). At Lancaster, on Tuesday in the third week of Lent, 10 Henry VI. [25th March, 1432], and afterwards recorded on Friday next before St. Lawrence in the said year [8th August, 1432].

Between Robert Laythwayte, chaplain, plaintiff, and Richard de Tunley and Margery, his wife, deforciants of a moiety of four messuages, 100 acres of land, and 4 acres of meadow in Maudesley.

Richard and Margery acknowledged the said moiety to be the right of Robert, for which Robert granted it to Richard and Margery for their lives, after their decease to remain to Geoffrey, son of the said Richard and Margery, and to the heirs which the said Geoffrey should beget by Alice, his wife, daughter of Robert Gelibrond, in default to remain to the heirs of the body of the said Geoffrey, in default to remain to Christopher, brother of the said Geoffrey, and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to William, brother of the said Christopher, and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to Thomas, brother of the said William, and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to Henry, brother of the said Thomas, and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Margery.

34 (m. 59). At Lancaster, on Wednesday next after St. Lawrence the Martyr, 10 Henry VI. [13th August 1432].

Between Thomas, Bishop of Durham, James de Langton, Henry, son of Ralph de Langton, knight, and Henry de Kighley, esquire, plaintiffs, and Lawrence de Standissh, esquire, and Alexander, his son, deforciants of the advowson of the church of Wygan.

Lawrence and Alexander remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of James, for which the plaintiffs gave them 300 marks.

35. At Lancaster, on 10 Henry VI. [1432].

Between Nicholas de Rysley, plaintiff, and Katherine, daughter of William de Risley, deforciant of a "messe" and 67 acres of land in Kenyan, Culcheth, Werington, Lawton, Croft, Sotheworth, and Penketh.

Katherine remitted all right in the tenement to Nicholas Risley, who gave her . . . marks. (fn. 9)

36 (m. 58). At Lancaster, on Tuesday next after the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, 11 Henry VI. [18th August, 1433].

Between Robert Le Wildesmyth and Margery, his wife, plaintiffs, and John de Stanley, knight, William Chauntrell, and William de Coppull, deforciants of 2 messuages, 20 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow, 3 acres of wood, and 3 acres of moss in Wygan.

The deforciants acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Margery, for which Robert and Margery granted them to the deforciants and to the heirs of William Chauntrell for ever. (fn. 10)

37. At Lancaster, . . . . . . St. Lawrence, 12 Henry VI. [ . . . August, 1434].

Between Christopher Banastre, plaintiff, and Isabella, late the wife of John Bank, of Wyswall, deforciant of 1 messuage, 24 acres of land, and 8 acres of meadow in Wyswall.

Isabella quitclaimed to Christopher and his heirs, for which Christopher gave her 100 marks of silver. (fn. 11)

38 (m. 57). At Lancaster, on Thursday next after the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, 13 Henry VI. [9th September, 1434].

Between Thomas Scaresbrek and Richard Halsall, plaintiffs, and Henry de Scaresbrek, deforciant of the manor of Scaresbrek.

Henry acknowledged the said manor to be the right of Thomas, for which Thomas and Richard granted it to Henry, to have and to hold to the said Henry and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Margaret, daughter of the said Henry, wife of Boneface de Bolde, and to the heirs of her body, in default to remain to William de Scaresbrek, brother of the said Henry, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Gilbert, brother of the said William, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Henry for ever. (fn. 12)

39 (m. 60). At Lancaster, on Friday next after the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, 13 Henry VI. [10th September, 1434], and afterwards recorded on Monday next before the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, 14 Henry VI. [5th September, 1435].

Between William del Shawe, the younger, and Joan, his wife, plaintiffs, and Peter de Bradshagh and Henry del Rowe, deforciants of a messuage, 40 acres of land, 4 acres of meadow, and 16 acres of pasture in . . . . . .

Peter and Henry granted the said tenements to the said William and Joan, and granted to them in the Court 20 acres of land, 2 acres of meadow, and 8 acres of pasture, to have and to hold to the said William and Joan and to the heirs of the said William begotten by the said Joan, in default the said 20 acres of land, 2 acres of meadow, and 8 acres of pasture to remain to William del Shawe, the elder, and Joan, his wife, for their lives, in default to remain to Alan, brother of the said William del Shawe, the younger, and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to the right heirs begotten of the body of the said Joan, wife of William Shawe, the elder, in default to remain to William Haryngton, of Horneby, knight, and to his heirs for ever. Peter and Henry also granted to the said William del Shawe, the younger, 1 messuage, 20 acres of land, 2 acres of meadow, and 8 acres of pasture, the residue of the said tenements, to have and to hold to the said William from the feast of St. Michael next after the said Friday for two years, after that term to remain to William Shawe, the elder, and Joan, his wife, for their lives, after their decease to remain to the said William del Shawe, the younger, and Joan, his wife, and to the heirs of the said William begotten by the said Joan, in default to remain to the said Alan and to the heirs of his body, to hold with the aforesaid tenements which remained to him by this Fine, in default to remain to the said Joan, wife of the said William Shawe, the elder, and to the heirs of her body, to hold with the aforesaid tenements which remained to her by this Fine, in default to remain to the said William Haryngton and his heirs, to hold with the aforesaid tenements which remained to him by this Fine, for ever.

40 (m. 56). At Lancaster, on Friday next after the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, 14 Henry VI. [9th September, 1435].

Between Boneface de Bolde and Margaret, his wife, plaintiffs, and Henry de Scaresbrek, deforciant of 5 messuages, a mill, 100 acres of land, 8 acres of meadow, 30 acres of pasture, 20 acres of wood, 30 acres of pasture, 20 acres of wood, 30 acres of turbary, and 16s. 7½d. of rent, and of a rent of a pair of gloves in Lydeyate.

Boneface acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Henry, for which Henry granted them to Boneface and Margaret, to have and to hold to them and to the heirs of the body of the said Margaret, of the said Henry and his heirs, rendering a rose by the year at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. And he granted the said rent together with the homages and services of Thomas de Lathum, William Tarleton, William Edmundson, Robert Walshe, and John Boteler, and of their heirs, for the tenements which they formerly held of the said Henry in the said town, to have and to hold to them and to the heirs of the said Margaret aforesaid as is aforesaid, in default of an heir of the body of the said Margaret the said tenements and rent to revert to the said Henry and to his heirs for ever.

41 (m. 55). At Lancaster, on Monday in the fourth week of Lent, 14 Henry VI. [19th March, 1436].

Between William Bothe, clerk, and John Biroun, knight, plaintiffs, and Robert Bothe, knight, and Dulcia, his wife, deforciants of 24 messuages, 500 acres of land, 40 acres of meadow, 40 acres of pasture, and 2s. 6d. of rent in Mamcestre.

Robert and Dulcia remitted all right to William and John and to the heirs of John, for which William and John gave them 100 marks.

42 (m. 54). At Lancaster, on Wednesday next after St. Andrew the Apostle, 15 Henry VI. [5th December, 1436].

Between Richard de Syngleton and Robert Autee, plaintiffs, and Roger Spenser, deforciant of a messuage, 40 acres of land, 2 acres of meadow, 2 acres of wood, and 3s. 1d. of rent in Lathum.

Roger acknowledged the said tenements and rent to be the right of Richard, for which Richard and Robert granted them to Roger, to have and to hold to him and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to Henry de Halsale, esquire, and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to Hugh de Aghton and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to William de Formeby and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to John Spencer, of Westhed, (fn. 13) and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Roger.

43 (m. 53). At Lancaster, on Thursday next after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 16 Henry VI. [19th September, 1437].

Between John Gartside, chaplain, Robert Grenehyll, chaplain, and Edmund de Berdisle, plaintiffs, and William de Hulme and Alice, his wife, deforciants of 10 messuages, 47 acres of land, 40 acres of pasture, 2 acres of wood, and 30 acres of moor in Barton, Salford, Mamchestre, Bury, and Spotlond.

William and Alice remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Edmund, for which the plaintiffs gave them 100 marks.

44 (m. 52). At Lancaster, on Tuesday in the fourth week of Lent, 16 Henry VI. [25th March, 1438].

Between Robert Haryngton, knight, and Cristiana, his wife, plaintiffs, and Thomas Flemyng and Isabella, his wife, and Robert Crakanthorp and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants of a moiety of the manor of Caton and of 400 acres of land, 100 acres of meadow, 80 acres of wood, and 600 acres of moor in Caton; and of a moiety of the manor of Presthoton [Priest Hutton], and of 400 acres of land, 40 acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, and 30 acres of wood in Presthoton.

The deforciants remitted all right to Robert Haryngton and Cristiana and to the heirs of Cristiana for ever, for which Robert and Cristiana gave them 200li. of silver.

45 (m. 51). At Lancaster, on Tuesday in the fourth week of Lent, 16 Henry VI. [25th March, 1438].

Between Robert de Radclyf, parson of the church of Langford, John de Grenoll, chaplain, and Henry de Erghum, chaplain, plaintiffs, and Nicholas Rigmayden and Eleanor, his wife, deforciants of 6 messuages, 70 acres of land, 20 acres of meadow, and 6 acres of wood in Gairstang and Cokirham.

Nicholas and Eleanor remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Robert, for which the plaintiffs gave them 100 marks.

46 (m. 50). At Lancaster, before James Strangways and William Chantrell, justices, on Saturday next before the feast of St. Bartholomew the Apostle, 16 Henry VI. [23rd August, 1438].

Between John Byron, knight, and William Bothe, clerk, plaintiffs, and Robert Sale and Alice, his wife, deforciants of 7 messuages, 180 acres of land, 4 acres of meadow, 20 acres of pasture, and 5 acres of wood in Burtonhed [in Sutton, par. Prescot] and Bedford. (fn. 14)

Robert and Alice acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of William, for which John and William granted the said tenements to Robert and Alice for their lives, after their decease 6 messuages, 120 acres of land, 2 acres of meadow, and 20 acres of pasture in Bedford to remain to Matthew de Hulton, son of the said Alice, and to the heirs males of her body, in default to remain to Oliver de Sale, son of the said Robert and Alice, in default to remain to the right heirs [of the said Alice]. And moreover after the decease of Robert and Alice, the residue of the said tenements in Burtonhed to remain to the said Oliver de Sale for his life, after his decease to remain to the said Matthew and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to the said Oliver, son of Robert and Alice, and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Alice. (fn. 15)

47 (m. 49). At Lancaster, on Monday in the fifth week of Lent, 17 Henry VI. [23rd March, 1439].

Between Robert de Rigby and Elizabeth, his wife, plaintiffs, and William de Athirton, knight, deforciant of 3 messuages, 140 acres of land, 10 acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, 4 acres of wood, 200 acres of turbary, and 40s. of rent in Asteley.

William acknowledged the said tenements and rent to be the right of Robert, for which Robert and Elizabeth granted them to William and to his heirs for ever. (fn. 16)

48 (m. 48). At Lancaster, on Monday in the fifth week of Lent, 17 Henry VI. [23rd March, 1439].

Between Thomas de Radclyf, knight, and Robert Longley, plaintiffs, and John Byron, knight, and Margery, his wife, deforciants of 53 messuages, 1000 acres of land, 240 acres of meadow, and 80 acres of wood in Clayton, Mamcestre, and Boterworth.

John and Margery acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Robert, for which Thomas and Robert granted them to John Byron, to have and to hold to the said John Byron and to his heirs for ever. (fn. 17)

49 (m. 47). At Lancaster, on Friday next after St. Lawrence the Martyr, 17 Henry VI. [14th August, 1439].

Between Henry de Scaresbrek, Thomas Barton, of Barton, Christopher Hilton, William Scaresbrek, brother of the said Henry, Edward Barton, Robert Maudesley, William Dantre, (fn. 18) Robert Dantre, son of the said William, Thomas Scaresbrek, and Robert Dantre, the elder, plaintiffs, and Gilbert Scaresbrek and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants of 3 barns, 1 stable, 1 ox house, 1 furnace, 2 yards, 2 gardens, 23 messuages, 150 acres of land, 20 acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture, 80 acres of wood, and 20 acres of turbary in Bolde.

Gilbert and Elizabeth granted the said tenements to the plaintiffs for the said Elizabeth's life, for which the plaintiffs gave them 100 marks. (fn. 19)

50 (m. 46). At Lancaster, on Thursday in the fourth week of Lent, 18 Henry VI. [10th March, 1440].

Between Thomas de Haryngton, esquire, and Edmund Skirauth, chaplain, plaintiffs, and John Gardyner and Isabella, his wife, deforciants of 8 messuages and a moiety of a messuage, 70 acres of land, and 8 acres of meadow in Lancastre, Assheton, Stoday, and Bolton in L[onsdale], and of a third part of the manor of Oxclif.

John and Isabella acknowledged the said 8 messuages and moieties to be the right of Edmund, for which Thomas and Edmund granted them to John and Isabella for their lives, after their decease to remain to the heirs of the said Isabella of her body begotten by the said John, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Isabella. (fn. 20)

51 (m. 45). At Lancaster, on Wednesday the feast of St. Bartholomew the Apostle, 18 Henry VI. [24th August, 1440].

Between William de Byrom, Henry de Par, and John Hope, (fn. 21) late of Hulme, plaintiffs, and Ralph de Prestwich, deforciant of the manor of Hulme, with the appurtenances, and of 9 messuages, 300 acres of land, 100 acres of meadow, 500 acres of pasture, and 100 acres of wood in Mamcestre, Crompton, and Oldom [Oldham].

Ralph remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Henry, for which the plaintiffs gave him 200li. of silver. (fn. 22)

52 (m. 44). At Lancaster, on Thursday in the second week of Lent, 19 Henry VI. [16th March, 1441].

Between Robert Bothe, knight, William Bothe, clerk, Roger Bothe, Robert Longley, Seth de Worsley, Peter Longley, clerk, and Thurstan Percyvall, chaplain, plaintiffs, and John Byron, knight, Sheriff of Lancaster, and Margery, his wife, deforciants of the manor of Clayton with the appurtenances in Mamchestre, and of 200 messuages, 2 mills, 3000 acres of land, 300 acres of meadow, 3000 acres of pasture, 1000 acres of wood, 1000 acres of turbary, and 4li. of rent in Mamchestre, Assheton, Wythyngton, Heton, Oldom, Crompton, Boterworth, Spotlond, Eggeworth, and Turton.

John and Margery acknowledged the said manor and tenements to be the right of Thurstan, and they remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Thurstan. Moreover John and Margery granted for themselves and the heirs of John that 20 messuages, 300 acres of land, 20 acres of meadow, 40 acres of pasture, 20 acres of wood, and 20 acres of turbary, of the said tenements, which Joan, late the wife of James Byron, held for term of life of the inheritance of the said John in Mamchestre on the day this concord was made, and which after Joan's decease ought to revert to John and Margery and the heirs of John, should remain to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Thurstan, for which the plaintiffs gave them 1000 marks of silver. (fn. 23)

53 (m. 43). At Lancaster, on Wednesday in the second week of Lent, 19 Henry VI. [15th March, 1441].

Between John Pasmych and William Sutton, plaintiffs, and Richard Clavynger, deforciant of a messuage, 40 acres of land, 6 acres of meadow, and 40 acres of pasture in Eccleston and Glest [par. of Prescot].

Richard remitted all right to John and William and to the heirs of William for ever, for which John and William gave him 100 marks. (fn. 24)

54 (m. 42). At Lancaster, on Saturday in the second week of Lent, 19 Henry VI. [18th March, 1441].

Between John Biron, knight, Sheriff of the said county, Robert Bothe, knight, Robert de Longley, Roger Bothe, and Robert Sale, plaintiffs, and Roger Brokholes, deforciant of the manor of Heton in Lonesdale, and of 12 messuages, 300 acres of land, 80 acres of meadow, 6 acres of wood, 200 acres of moor, and 100 acres of turbary in Heton in Lonesdale.

Roger remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Robert Bothe, for which the plaintiffs gave him 200li. of silver. (fn. 25)

55 (m. 41). At Lancaster, on Monday next before St. Lawrence, 19 Henry VI. [7th August, 1441].

Between James de Hall, chaplain, plaintiff, and Richard de Trafford and Katherine, his wife, deforciants of 2 messuages, 20 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow, and 3 acres of wood in Mamcestre.

Richard and Katherine remitted all right to James and his heirs, for which James gave them 40li. (fn. 26)

56 (m. 40). At Lancaster, on Tuesday next before St. Lawrence the Martyr, 19 Henry VI. [8th August, 1441].

Between Edward de Lathum, plaintiff, and Richard de Pemberton and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants of 6 messuages, one mill, 100 acres of land, 4 acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture, and 6 acres of turbary in Allerton.

Richard and Elizabeth remitted all right to Edward and his heirs, for which Edward gave them 100li. (fn. 27)

57 (m. 39). At Lancaster, on Friday next after St. Lawrence the Martyr, 19 Henry VI. [11th August, 1441].

Between Christopher Banastre, plaintiff, and Isabella, late the wife of John Bank, of Wiswall, deforciant of a messuage, 24 acres of land, and 8 acres of meadow in Wyswall.

Isabella remitted all right to Christopher and his heirs, for which Christopher gave her 100 marks.

58. At Lancaster, on . . . before the feast of St. Lawrence, 19 Henry VI. [7th–11th August, 1441].

Between Gilbert Cunclif and Edmund Parker, plaintiffs, and John de Qwytacre and Alice, his wife, deforciants of a moiety of 2 messuages, 108 acres of land, 20 acres of meadow, 60 acres of pasture, and 2 acres of wood in Little Mitton and Clytherawe.

John and Alice acknowledged the said moiety to be the right of Gilbert, for which Gilbert and Edmund granted it to John and Alice, to have and to hold for their lives, and after their decease to remain to Felicia, daughter of Geoffrey de Grymeshagh, and to the heirs of her body begotten by James Qwytacre, in default to remain to the said James and his issue, in default to remain to Christopher, brother of the said James, and his issue, in default to remain to Thomas, brother of the said Christopher, and his issue, in default to remain to the right heirs of Alice. (fn. 28)

Footnotes

1 Palatinate of Lancaster, Fines, &c. (1–27 Henry VI.), Bundle 6.
2 This fine was exemplified 15th May, 1 Henry VII. [1486]. Kuerden's MSS., College of Arms, ii, 188.
3 rectius Malpas.
4 A mesne manor in Great Marsden, par. Whalley. Vide Whitaker's Hist. of Whalley, 4th edit., ii, 261.
5 Vide Aston Hall Deeds, no. 607, now in the British Museum.
6 See also Palatinate of Lancaster, Fines, Bundle 8, no. 4.
7 A chirograph of this Fine among the Trafford muniments gives "the heirs of Elizabeth."
8 Perhaps "Copeland."
9 W. Beamont's MSS., Deeds at Hale Hall, nos. 58–9.
10 Writ of "precipe" dated 1st August, 11 Henry VI. [1433], in Palatinate of Lancaster, Fines, Bundle 8, no. 90.
11 W. Beamont's MSS., Deeds at Hale Hall, no. 60. Also "precipe" of the above fine, Teste at Lancaster, 12th July, 12 Henry [VI., 1434].
12 See also Palatinate of Lancaster, Fines, Bundle 8, no. 98.
13 "Westheued" in the draft agreement, Palatinate of Lancaster, Fines, Bundle 8, no. 97. Writ of "precipe" to Richard de Syngleton and Robert Autee (no. 96). Also writ of "precipe," dated 16th November, 15 Henry VI. [1436], to Roger Spencer, to hold to Richard de Syngleton and Robert Autee the covenant made between them touching the above premises (no. 95).
14 See inq. p. m. Robert de Sale, Chetham Soc., vol. xcix, p. 47.
15 The writ of "precipe," dated 1st August, 16 Henry VI. [1438], a draft agreement for the above fine, and a mutilated copy of the fine, are preserved in Palatinate of Lancaster, Fines, Bundle 8, nos. 91 to 93. This fine was exemplified 12th March, 9 Henry VII. [1494]. Kuerden's MSS., College of Arms, ii, 188, also on f. 170.
16 Transcript of this fine, "concordia est talis," and writ of "precipe," dated 3rd March, 17 Henry VI. [1439], are preserved in Palatinate of Lancaster, Fines, Bundle 8, nos. 84 to 86.
17 Writ of "precipe," dated 1st March, 17 Henry VI. [1439], transcript of this fine, and "concordia est talis," are preserved in Palatinate of Lancaster, Fines, Bundle 8, nos. 87 to 89.
18 Probably "de Aintree."
19 A transcript of this fine, "concordia est talis," and writ of "precipe" in the same, dated 24th July, 17 Henry VI. [1439], are preserved in Palatinate of Lancaster, Fines, Bundle 8, nos. 81 to 83.
20 A transcript of this fine, "concordia est talis," and the writ of "precipe" in the same, dated 20th February, 18 Henry VI. [1440], are preserved in Palatinate of Lancaster, Fines, Bundle 8, nos. 78 to 80.
21 Called "Hepe" in the writ of "precipe," but not in the covenant.
22 A transcript of this fine, and the writ of "precipe" in the same, dated 1st August, 19 (sic) Henry [VI. 1441], are preserved in Palatinate of Lancaster, Fines, Bundle 8, nos. 74–5.
23 A transcript of this fine, with the writ of "precipe" in the same, dated 15th February, 19 Henry VI. [1441], are preserved in Palatinate of Lancaster, Fines, Bundle 8, nos. 72–3.
24 A transcript of this fine, and the writ of "precipe" in the same, dated 20th February, 19 Henry VI. [1441], are preserved in Palatinate of Lancaster, Fines, Bundle 8, nos. 70–1.
25 A transcript of this fine, and two writs of "precipe" in the same, dated 26th February, 19 Henry VI. [1441], are preserved in Palatinate of Lancaster, Fines, Bundle 8, nos. 67 to 69.
26 A writ of "precipe" and a transcript of this fine are preserved in Palatinate of Lancaster, Fines, Bundle 8, nos. 65–6.
27 A transcript of this fine, and two writs of "precipe" in the same, dated 14th January, 19 Henry VI. [1441], are preserved in Palatinate of Lancaster, Fines, Bundle 8, nos. 62 to 64.
28 Palatinate of Lancaster, Fines, Bundle 8, no. 76, and writ of "precipe" in the same, dated 1st August, 19 Henry [VI. 1441], no. 77.