Lancashire Fines
31-38 Henry VIII

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1910

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'Lancashire Fines: 31-38 Henry VIII', Final Concords for Lancashire, Part 4: 1509-1558 (1910), pp. 25-52. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=52579 Date accessed: 24 October 2014.


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31–38 Henry VIII

(Bundle 12, 31–8 Hen. VIII. 1539–1547).

m. 3. Monday in the fourth week of Lent, 4 and 5 Philip and Mary. [21 March, 1558].
Between William Stopforthe and Richard Mason, plaintiffs, and Joan [Dalton], widow, and Robert Dalton, esq., and Anne his wife deforciants of 4 messuages, one cottage, one toft, 4 gardens, 4 orchards, 100 a. of land, 30 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 4 a. of wood, 200 a. of turbary, 200 a. of moss, 100 a. of moor, and 100 a. of furze and heath in Byspham and Mawdesley.

The deforciants remitted all right to William and Richard and to the heirs of William for ever, for which William and Richard gave them £80.

m. 7. Monday next after the Assumption. 31 Henry VIII. [16 August, 1539.].
Between Alexander Lee, plaintiff, and Peter Heywode deforciant of 10 messuages, 100 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 10 a. of wood, and 20 a. of turbary and moss in Heywode, Heype [Heap], Burye and Middleton.

Peter acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Alexander, for which Alexander granted them to Peter for his life, after the decease of the said Peter to remain to Robert Heywode, son and heir apparent of the said Peter, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to James Heywode, brother of the said Robert, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to the right heirs males of the said Peter Heywode for ever.

m. 11. [16 August, 1539.]
Between Edmund Assheton, esq., plaintiff, and Robert Shakerley, gent., deforciant of 4 messuages, 100 a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 20 a. of wood, 100 a. of pasture, and 200 a. of moor in Hapton, Huncotte [Huncoat], Padyam [Padiham], and Burtwisell [Birtwistle].

Robert remitted all right in three messuages, 80 a. of land, 16 a. of meadow, 18 a. of wood, 60 a. of pasture, and 200 a. of moor in Hapton, Huncotte, Padyam, and Burtwisell, of the said tenements, to Edmund and his heirs. Moreover the said Robert granted that one messuage, 20 a. of land, 4 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, and 8 a. of wood in Hapton, which William Bardesey and Anne his wife held for the term of the said Anne's life on the day this agreement was made, after the said Anne's decease should remain to the said Edmund and his heirs, for which Edmund gave him £30.

m. 15. [16 August, 1539].
Between Richard Molyneux, esq., plaintiff, and Edward Elryngton and Grace his wife deforciants of the manors of Bradeley, Eccleston, Heskyn [Heskin Green], and Fysshewyke [Fishwik], and of 100 messuages, 6 cottages, 1000 a. of land, 100 a. of meadow, .... a. of pasture, 120 a. of wood, 100 a. of turbary, 200 a. of common, 50 a. of furze and heath, and £20 of rent in [Bradeley, Eccleston], Heskeyn, and Fysshewike.

Edward and Grace acknowledged the said manors &c. [to be the right of Richard] Molyneux, and granted that the said manors &c. which Dame Mary Semer, widow, late the wife of Thomas Semer, kt., deceased, held for the term of the said Mary's life, after the decease of the said Mary should remain to the said Richard Molyneux and his heirs, for which Richard gave them £500.

m. 18. [16 August, 1539].
Between Thomas Ratclyf, esq. and John Rigby, plaintiffs, and Thomas Standysh, esq., deforciant of 5 messuages, 300 a. of land, 60 a. of meadow. 300 a. of pasture, 100 a. of wood, and 60 a. of moss and heath in Standysh and Shevyngton.

Thomas acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Thomas Ratclyf, for which Thomas Ratclyf and John granted them to Thomas Standysh and to the issue male of his body, in default to remain to Ralph Standysh, brother of the said Thomas, and to the issue male of his body, in default to remain to Roger Standysh and to the issue male of his body, in default to remain to the said Thomas Ratclyf and to the issue male of his body, in default to remain to Richard Standysh and to the issue male of his body, in default to remain to the said Thomas Standysh and to his heirs and assigns for ever.

m. 21. [16 August, 1539].
Between Bartholomew Hesketh, gent., plaintiff, and Richard Whalley, esq., deforciant of 7 messuages, 80 a. of land, 30 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 4 a. of wood, 100 a. of turbary, and 100 a. of furze and heath in Plesyngton [Pleasington], Leyuesey [Livesey], Chageley [Chaigley] in Aghton in Blakburnshire.

Richard remitted all right to Bartholomew and his heirs, for which Bartholomew gave him £100.

m. 25. Monday in the fifth week of Lent, 31 Henry VIII. [15 March, 1540].
Between Thomas Hurleton and Richard Nuttall, gent., plaintiffs, and Gilbert Burscogh, gent., and Eleanor his wife deforciants of 10 messuages, 120 a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 70 a. of pasture, and 10 a. of heath in Lathom.

Gilbert acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Thomas, for which the said Thomas and Richard granted to Gilbert and Eleanor 5 messuages, 70 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, and 5 a. of heath, and also a moiety of a messuage, 40 a. of land, 6 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, and 5 a. of heath, of the said tenements; to have and to hold to the said Gilbert and Eleanor and to the heirs males of their bodies, in default to remain to the heirs males of the body of the said Gilbert, in default to remain to the heirs of the bodies of the said Gilbert and Eleanor, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Gilbert. Thomas and Richard also granted the residue of the said tenements to the said Gilbert; to have and to hold to the said Gilbert and to his heirs males by the said Eleanor, in default to remain to the heirs males of the body of the said Gilbert, in default to remain to the heirs of the bodies of the said Gilbert and Eleanor begotten between them, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Gilbert for ever.

m. 28. [15 March, 1540].
Between Nicholas Butler, esq., plaintiff, and Robert Parker and Matilda his wife deforciants of a moiety of the manor of Stalmyn, with the appurtenances, and 11 messuages, 30 saltpits, 180 a. of land, 60 a. of meadow, 240 a. of pasture, 300 a. of turbary, and 3s. of rent in Stalmyn, Presehoo [Preesall], Catterall, Gosenargh, Staynowe [Stainall], and Wodplumpton.

Robert and Matilda acknowledged the moiety of the said manor of Stalmyn and the moiety of 9 messuages, 30 saltpits, 170 a. of land, 54 a. of meadow, 240 a. of pasture, 260 a. of turbary, and 3s. of rent of the said tenements to be the right of Nicholas. And further Robert and Matilda granted for themselves and the heirs of Matilda that, whereas Dowcia Gosenargh, late the wife of Thomas Gosenargh, holds 2 messuages, 20 a. of land, 6 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, and 40 a. of turbary in Stalmyn and Stanowe, of the said moiety, being the residue, for the term of her life, the remainder after her decease belonging to the said Matilda and her heirs, the reversion of the said 2 messuages, 20 a. of land, 6 a. of meadow, 6 a. of pasture, and 40 a. of turbary should remain to the said Nicholas, his heirs and assigns for ever, for which Nicholas gave them £300.

m. 31. Monday next after the Assumption, 31 Henry VIII. [16 August, 1539].
Between John Browne, plaintiff, and Thomas Boteler, kt., deforciant of the manors of Pole [Blackpool ?], Warbreyke [Warbreck], Great Marton, Byspeham [Bispham], and Little Laton, with the appurtenances, and of 80 messuages, 2000 a. of land, 1000 a. of meadow, 2000 a. of pasture, 100 a. of wood, 500 a. of marsh, and 40s. of rent in Pole [Blackpool], Warbreyke, Great Marton, Byspeham, and Little Laton.

Thomas remitted all right to John and his heirs, for which John gave him £1000.

m. 34. Monday the Vigil of St Bartholomew the Apostle, 32 Henry VIII. [23 August, 1540].
Between Richard Bruche, esq., Lawrence Standisshe, and John Rysley, gent., plaintiffs, and John Ruttor deforciant of 4 messuages, 100 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 4 a. of wood, and 60 a. of .... in Standisshe, Revyngton [Rivington], and Hethchernoke [Heath Charnock].

John Ruttor acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Richard, for which Richard Lawrence and John Rysley granted them to John Ruttor. To have and to hold for the term of his life, after his decease to remain to Ralph Ruttor, son of the said John, and to the heirs of the body of the said Ralph, in default to remain to the heirs of the body of the said John Ruttor, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said John Ruttor for ever.

m. 37. [23 August, 1540].
Between Alexander Osbaldeston, kt., plaintiff, and Arthur Darcye, kt., and Mary his wife deforciants of 3 messuages, 300 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 200 a. of pasture, and 60 a. of wood in Balderston and Osbaldeston.

Alexander acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Arthur, for which Arthur and Mary granted them to Alexander for his life, after his decease to remain to Richard Osbaldeston, son of the said Alexander, and to the heirs males of his body, in default the said tenements to remain to Henry, son of the said Alexander, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Thomas, son of the said Alexander, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Thurstan, son of the said Alexander, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to William, son of the said Alexander, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Alexander for ever.

m. 40. [23 August, 1540].
Between Thomas Gerrard, of Ince, esq., William Asteley, chaplain, and Richard Gerrard, plaintiffs, and Thomas Tildesley, gent., and Joan his wife deforciants of 44 messuages, 100 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 20 a. of wood, and 16½d. of rent in Wygan and Scolles [Scholes.]

Thomas and Joan remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Thomas Gerrard, for which the plaintiffs gave them £295 and 20d.

m. 43. [23 August, 1540].
Between James Standisshe, esq., and Peter Anderton, esq., plaintiffs, and Alexander Caterall deforciant of 8 messuages, 120 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 120 a. of pasture, 10 a. of wood, and 40 a. of moor and turbary in Shevyngton, Wygan, Ince near Wygan, and Aspull.

Alexander acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of James, for which James and Peter granted them to Alexander for his life, after his decease to remain to Peter Caterall, of Buckesbury, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Lawrence Caterall, of Shevyngton, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Alexander for ever.

m. 46. Monday next before the Nativity of the Blessed Mary, 33 Henry VIII. [5 September, 1541.]
Between Henry Hoghton, plaintiff, and George Hoghton, gent., Thomas Townley and Ellen his wife deforciants of a third part of 3 messuages, 10 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 10 a. of pasture, 3 a. of wood, and 100 a. of moor in Twyston.

The deforciants acknowledged the said third part to be the right of Henry, for which Henry granted it to the said George for his life, after his decease to remain to the said Thomas for his life, after his decease to remain to the said Ellen and to the heirs of her body, in default to remain to the said Henry and to his heirs for ever.

m. 49. [5 September, 1541].
Between Nicholas Townley, son and heir of Richard Townley, plaintiff, and George Hoghton, gent., and Thomas Towneley and Ellen his wife deforciants of 6 messuages, 200 a. of land, 100 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 20 a. of wood, and 200 a. of moor in Colne, Great Marsden, Whalley, and Troyden [Trawden].

The deforciants acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Nicholas, for which Nicholas granted them to George for the term, of his life, after his decease to remain to Thomas for his life, after his decease to remain to Ellen and to the heirs begotten of her body, in default to remain to the said Nicholas and to his heirs for ever.

m. 52. Monday in the fifth week of Lent, 33 Henry VIII. [27 March, 1542].
Between Edmund Assheton, of Chaterton, plaintiff, and Roger Risshton deforciant of a messuage, 12 a. of land, 6 a. of meadow, 8 a. of pasture, and 16 a. of furze and heath in Huncote.

Roger granted for himself and his heirs that the said tenements, which Giles Whitacres held for the term of the life of Anne, wife of William Bardesey, esq., on the day this agreement was made, after the decease of the said Anne should remain to the said Edmund and his heirs, for which Edmund gave him £20.

m. 54. Monday next before the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, 33 Henry VIII. [5 September, 1541.]
Between Thomas Hurleton and Richard Nuttall, plaintiffs, and John Launcelyn, and Margaret his wife deforciants of 11 messuages, 1 toft, 2 saltpits, 200 a. of land, 20 a of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, and 4d. of rent, and a fourth part of 4 messuages, 60 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, and 20 a. of pasture in Pulton in Amoundernes [Poulton le Fylde], Little Marton, Norcrosse [Norcross], Thistelton, Staynyng, Prescowe [Preesall], Hackensall, Dalton in Fornes [Furness], and Elswyk [Elswick, par. St. Michael on Wyre].

John and Margaret acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Thomas, for which Thomas granted them to John and Margaret for their lives, after their decease to remain to John Launcelyn, the younger, son and heir apparent of the said John and Margaret, and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to Thomas Launcelyn, younger son of the said John and Margaret, and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to the heirs of the body of the said Margaret begotten by the said John, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Margaret.

m. 57. [5 September, 1541].
Between Nicholas Whitacre, plaintiff, and Thomas Ryley and Joan his wife deforciants of a messuage, 100 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, and 2 a. of wood in Henthorn, Little Mytton, and Clyderowe [Clitheroe].

Thomas and Joan, for themselves and the heirs of Joan, remitted all right to Nicholas and the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to the right heirs of a certain James Whitacre, deceased, for ever, for which Nicholas gave them 100 marks.

m. 60. [5 September, 1541].
Between Gabriel Hesketh, plaintiff, and John Syngleton deforciant of 4 messuages, 80 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 2 a. of wood, 10 a. of moor, and 12 a. of turbary and heath in Claghton [Claughton, par. Garstang], and Grymsawre [Grimsargh].

John granted, released and quitclaimed all his right to Gabriel and his heirs, for which Gabriel gave him £100.

m. 63. [5 September, 1541].
Between Thomas Langeton, kt., plaintiff, and Thomas Parke deforciant of a messuage and a garden in Preston in Amondernes.

Thomas Parke remitted all right to Thomas Langeton and his heirs, for which Thomas gave him £40.

m. 66. Monday next before the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, 34 Henry VIII. [4 September, 1542].
Between Thomas Holcrofte, esq., plaintiff, and Richard Abraham deforciant of the manor of Bykershawe [Bickershaw], and of 8 messuages, 500 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 600 a. of pasture, 100 a. of moor, 200 a. of turbary, and £4 of rent in Bykershawe, Hyndelay, and Abraham [Abram].

Richard remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave him £200.

m. 69. Monday in the fourth week of Lent, 34 Henry VIII. [5 March, 1543.]
Between Marmaduke Tunstall, kt., plaintiff, and Wulfrid Preston, esq., and Joan his wife deforciants of the manor of Hakensey, and of 6 messuages, 1000 a. of land, 200 a. of meadow, 200 a. of pasture, 10 a. of wood, 100 a. of furze and heath, 100 a. of turbary and moss, and 40s. of rent in Priso [Preesall], Stannowe [Stainall], and Stalmayne [Stalmine].

Wulfrid and Joan remitted all right to Marmaduke and his heirs, for which Marmaduke gave them £100.

m. 72. [5 March, 1543.]
Between Richard Bold, esq., plaintiff, and William Shardelay and Ralph Shardeley deforciants of 6 messuages, 300 a. of land, 100 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 40 a. of wood, 100 a. of furze and heath, 100 a. of turbary and moss, and 20s. of rent in Sutton and Bedford.

William and Ralph acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Richard, for which Richard granted that he and his heirs would render every year during the life of a certain Ralph Arosmythe, an annuity of £4. 13s. 4d., and after the said Ralph's decease an annuity of £7. 6s. 4d., to the said William and his heirs for ever.

m. 75. Monday next after the Assumption, 34 Henry VIII. [21 August, 1542].
Between Edward Moldyng, clerk, plaintiff, and Robert Waddyngton deforciant of three messuages, 100 a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, 5 a. of wood, and 300 a. of furze, moor and turbary in Chageley [Chaigley].

Robert acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Edward, for which Edward granted them to Robert for his life, after the decease of the said Robert to remain to Richard Elston and his heirs for ever.

m. 78. [21 August, 1542].
Between John Spynke, chaplain, plaintiff, and Henry Lee and John Lee deforciants of 4 messuages, 200 a. of land, 60 a. of meadow, 300 a. of pasture, 10 a. of wood, and 300 a. of furze, heath and turbary in Oldom [Oldham] and Butterworth.

Henry and John acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of John Spynke, for which John Spynke granted them to the said Henry for his life, and after his decease the aforesaid messuages, lands and tenements in Oldom to remain to Elizabeth Lee, daughter of Alexander Lee, and to the heirs begotten of her body; and the aforesaid messuages, lands and tenements in Butterworth to remain to John College and Joan his wife and to the heirs begotten of the body of the said Joan. In default of such issue the said tenements entirely to remain to the right heirs of the said Henry Lee for ever.

m. 81. [21 August, 1542].
Between Edward Moldyng, clerk, plaintiff, and Ralph Elston, the elder, deforciant of 2 messuages, 200 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 60 a. of wood, and 100 a. of furze, moor and turbary in Brokhole [Brockholes, tp. of Ribbleton].

Ralph acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Edward, for which Edward granted them to Ralph for his life, and after the said Ralph's decease to remain to Richard Elston, son and heir apparent of the said Ralph, and to his heirs for ever.

m. 85. [21 August, 1542].
Between Edmund Leighe, plaintiff, and Seth Taylor and Joan his wife, daughter and heir of John Stansfeld, deforciants of 4 messuages, 12 a. of land, 14 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, 6 a. of wood, and 100 a. of moor in Assheton [Ashton-under-Lyne ?].

Seth and Joan acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Edmund, for which Edmund granted them to Seth and Joan; to have and to hold for the life of the said Joan, after her decease to remain to the said Edmund and to his heirs for ever.

m. 89. Monday next after the Assumption, 35 Henry VIII. [20 August, 1543].
Between John Byron, kt., plaintiff, and James Gartsyde deforciant of a messuage, a garden, 30 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 6 a. of wood, and 60 a. of moor, and of the eighth part of a certain moor called Burdssell More [Buersill Moor] with the appurtenances, in Butterworth and Castelton.

James acknowledged 20 a. of land, 6 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, and 60 a. of moor, and the said eighth part to be the right of John. Moreover he granted that the residue, which Roger Urmeston and Joan his wife held in right of the said Joan for the term of her life, after the decease of the said Joan should remain to the said John and his heirs, for which John gave him 100 marks.

m. 91. Monday in the fourth week of Lent, 35 Henry VIII. [23 March, 1544].
Between Richard Bolde, esq., plaintiff, and Ralph Dauemport deforciant of 3 messuages, 40 a. of land, 20 a. of pasture, and 12 a. of meadow in Sutton and Whyston in the parish of Prescote.

Ralph remitted all right to Richard and his heirs, for which Richard gave him 100 marks.

m. 94. Monday next after the Assumption, 35 Henry VIII. [20 August, 1543].
Between Anthony Broun, gent., and Joan his wife, plaintiffs, and Henry Faryngton, kt., and Dorothy his wife deforciants of 4 messuages, one cottage, and a moiety of one cottage, and 11 a. of pasture in Leylonde [Leyland].

Henry and Dorothy acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Joan, for which Anthony and Joan granted them to Henry and Dorothy; to have and to hold to them and to the heirs of their bodies begotten between them.

m. 97. [20 August, 1543].
Between John Mordaunt, kt., Lord Mordaunte, Humphrey Browne, kt., one of our Justices of the Common Bench, Robert Mordaunt, esq., John Longtre, esq., Richard Lathome, esq., William Chorley, and John Lyndesell, plaintiffs, and Henry Faryngton, kt., deforciant of the manor of Faryngton, [Farington], with the appurtenances, and of 38 messuages, 2 mills, 600 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 300 a. of pasture, 20 a. of wood, 1000 a. of moss and heath, and 21s. 7d. of rent in Faryngton, Laylond, Preston, and Ulueswalton [Ulneswalton], and of a moiety of the manor of Laylond, with the appurtenances, and of 15 cottages in Laylond.

Henry remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Humphrey, for which the plaintiffs gave him 1000 marks

m. 100. [20 August, 1543].
Between the Lord the King, plaintiff, and Thomas Butler kt., deforciant of 18 messuages, 2 water-mills, 1000 a. of land, 200 a. of meadow, 1000 a. of pasture, 50 a. of wood, and 300 a. of furze and heath in Burtonwode and Great Sonky [Sankey].

Thomas remitted all right to the King, and his heirs, for which the King gave him 1000 marks.

m. 103. [20 August, 1543].
Between Christopher Draper, plaintiff, and Baldwin Willoghby and Joan his wife deforciants of the manor and cell called Kirssall [Kersall], with the appurtenances, and of 20 messuages, 8 cottages, one water-mill, 1000 a. of land, 300 a. of meadow, 400 a. of pasture, 100 a. of wood, 500 a. of furze and heath, and 20s. of rent in Kirssall.

Baldwin and Joan acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Christopher, for which Christopher granted them to Baldwin and Joan for the term of their lives and the life of the longest liver of them, and after their decease to remain to Ralph Sacheverell, gent., and Philippa his wife, and to the heirs of the body of the said Philippa by the said Ralph begotten, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Philippa for ever.

m. 106. Monday in the fourth week of Lent, 35 Henry VIII. [23 March, 1544].
Between George Southworth, gent., plaintiff, and Edward Southworth, gent., and Joan his wife, and John Stodaghe deforciants of 11 messuages, 110 a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, and one a. of wood in Stodaghe [Stodday], Borrowe [Burrowe, tp. Scotforth], Babrige [Bailrigg], Brigtheit [Bigthwaite], Hessibrige [Hazelrigg], and Lancastre.

The deforciants remitted all right to George and his heirs, for which George gave them £100.

m. 109. [23 March, 1544].
Between Thomas Hurleton, plaintiff, and John Birkheved, of Crouton, deforciant of 10 messuages, 3 tofts, 60 a. of land, 12 a. of meadow, and 20 a. of pasture in Weryngton [Warrington], Bold, Farneworth, Denton, Wygan, and Walton in Le Dale.

John acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Thomas, for which Thomas rendered them to John in the same court, to have and to hold to the said John for the term of one month; after that term to remain to Margaret Birkheved, widow, late the wife of Ralph Birkeved, late son and heir apparent of the aforesaid John, to have and to hold to the said Margaret for the term of her life, to remain after her decease to the aforesaid John Birkheved and to the heirs males begotten of his body; in default to remain to Elizabeth Birkheved, daughter of the said Ralph, and to the heirs males begotten of her body; in default to remain to Margery Birkheved, daughter of the said Ralph, and to the heirs males begotten of her body; in default to remain to Richard Birkheved, son of the said John, begotten by Margery Forneby, and to the heirs males of his body; in default to remain to the heirs males of the body of Henry Birkheved, brother of the said John, and to the heirs males of the body of the said Henry; in default to remain to Ralph Birkheved, son of Robert Birkheved, brother of the said John, and to the heirs males of the body of the said Ralph; in default to remain to the heirs males of the body of the said Robert; in default to remain to Richard Birkheved, of London, brother of the said John, and to the heirs males of the body of the said Richard Birkheved, of London; in default to remain to John Tochet, son of Margaret Tochet, late the wife of Thomas Tochet, late sister of the said John Birkheved, and to the heirs males of the body of the said John Tochet; in default to remain to Richard Hurleton, son of Elizabeth Hurleton, another sister of the said John Birkheved, and to the heirs males of the body of the said Richard Hurleton; in default to remain to Richard Salesbury, son of Joan, another sister of the said John Birkheved, and to the heirs males of the body of the said Richard Salesbury; in default to remain to George Lokar, son of Ellen, another sister of the said John Birkheved, and to the heirs males of the body of the said George; in default to remain to Richard Fleccher, son of Alice, another sister of the said John Birkheved, and to the heirs males of the body of the said Richard; in default to remain to the heirs males of the body of the said Margaret Tochet, in default to remain to the heirs males of the body of the said Elizabeth Hurleton, in default to remain to the heirs males of the body of the said Ellen, in default to remain to the heirs males of the body of the said Alice Fleccher, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said John Birkheved for ever.

m. 112. Monday in the fourth week of Lent, 36 Henry VIII. [16 March, 1545].
Between Giles Parker, plaintiff, and Richard Sherburne, kt., deforciant of a messuage, two burgages, 12 a. of land, 4 a. of meadow, and 4 a. of pasture in Cliderowe [Clitheroe].

Richard remitted all right to Giles and his heirs, for which Giles gave him £30.

m. 114. Monday next after the Assumption, 36 Henry VIII. [18 August, 1544].
Between Lawrence Asshowe, and Thomas Gelibrande, plaintiffs, and Richard Atherton and Elizabeth his wife deforciants of 2 messuages, 40 a. of land, 2 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, and 12 a. of moor and turbary in Agheton [Aughton] near Ormeskyrke, and Raynford.

Richard and Elizabeth acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Lawrence, for which Lawrence and Thomas rendered them to the said Elizabeth in the said court; to have and to hold to her for her life, to remain after her decease to the said Richard Atherton for his life, after his decease to remain to Thomas Nelson and Cecilia his wife and to the heirs of the said Cecilia for ever.

m. 117. Monday in the fourth week of Lent, 36 Henry VIII. [16 March, 1545].
Between Miles Gerrarde, plaintiff, and Arthur Ines, of Ines, deforciant of a messuage, 6 a. of land, and 17s. 8d. of rent in Ines [Ince, par. Wigan].

Arthur remitted all right to Miles and his heirs, for which Miles gave him £20.

m. 120. [16 March, 1545].
Between Thomas Leylonde, esq., and Edward Bradshawe, plaintiffs, and John Starkie deforciant of the manor of Agheton [Aughton], with the appurtenances, and of 7 messuages, 4 tofts, 200 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 3 a. of wood, 40s. of rent, and of a windmill in Agheton.

John remitted all right to Thomas and Edward and to the heirs of Thomas, for which Thomas and Edward gave him £100.

m. 123. Monday next after the Assumption, 36 Henry VIII. [18 August, 1544].
Between Edward Barker, plaintiff, and Humphrey Newton, esq., and Etheldreda his wife deforciants of 4½ a. of land and the moiety of a messuage and 10 a. of land in Preston in Amondernes and Urton [Warton].

Humphrey and Etheldreda remitted all right to Edward and his heirs, for which Edward gave them £20.

m. 126. [18 August, 1544].
Between Elizabeth Stathome, widow, plaintiff, and Thomas Butler, kt., and Thomas Butler, esq., son and heir apparent of the said Thomas Butler, kt., deforciants of 7 messuages, 120 a. of land, 12 a. of meadow, and 100 a. of pasture in Great Sonky [Sankey].

Thomas and Thomas remitted all right to Elizabeth and her heirs, for which Elizabeth gave them £100.

m. 129. [18 August, 1544].
Between Miles Clayton, plaintiff, and Thomas Lyster and Anne his wife deforciants of a messuage, 30 a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 10 a. of wood, and 100 a. of moor and turbary in Hapton.

Thomas and Anne remitted all right to Miles and his heirs, for which Miles gave them £20.

m. 132. Monday in the fourth week of Lent, 36 Henry VIII. [16 March, 1545].
Between James Walton, the elder, plaintiff, and John Studday deforciant of 2 messuages or burgages, 2 gardens, and 4 a. of land in Preston in Amoundernes.

John remitted all right to James and his heirs, for which James gave him 20 marks.

m. 135. Monday next after the Assumption, 36 Henry VIII. [18 August, 1544].
Between Oliver Breres, of Preston in Amoundernes, plaintiff, and Humphrey Neuton and Etheldreda his wife deforciants of a messuage, and an a. of land in Preston in Amoundernes.

Humphrey and Etheldreda remitted all right to Oliver and his heirs, for which Oliver gave them £10.

m. 138. Monday in the fourth week of Lent, 36 Henry VIII. [16 March, 1545].
Between George Southworth, gent., plaintiff, and John Stoddagh and Lucy his wife deforciants of the manor or capital messuage called "Halotryse," with the appurtenances, and of 4 messuages, 80 a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 10 a. of pasture, 4 a. of wood, 40 a. of marsh and turbary, and 20 a. of furze and heath in Halotryse [in Scotforth], in the parish of Lancastre, Balerigge [Bailrigg], Stody [Stodday], Hasilrige [Hazelrigg], and the town of Lancaster.

John and Lucy remitted all right to George and his heirs, for which George gave them £100.

m. 141. [16 March, 1545].
Between Ralph Browne, plaintiff, and James Walker deforciant of 2 messuages or burgages, 2 gardens, and one a. of land in Salforde.

James remitted all right to Ralph and his heirs, for which Ralph gave him £20.

m. 144. Monday in the fourth week of Lent, 37 Henry VIII. [5 April, 1546].
Between Robert Parke, plaintiff, and Thomas Parke deforciant of a messuage and 5 a. of land in Preston in Amoundernes.

Thomas remitted all right to Robert and his heirs, for which Robert gave him 10 marks.

m. 148. Monday next after the Assumption, 37 Henry VIII. [17 August, 1545].
Between Robert Gregson and Thomas Capelande, plaintiffs, and James Walton, the elder, and Alice his wife deforciants of the fourth part of a messuage, 40 a. of land, 4 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, 2 a. of wood, and 20 a. of furze and heath in Aghton [Aughton].

James and Alice acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Robert, for which Robert and Thomas granted them to James and Alice, to have and to hold to the said James and Alice for the term of the said Alice's life; after her decease to remain to James Walton, the younger, son and heir of Thomas Walton, deceased, and to the heirs begotten of the body of the said James; in default to remain to Alice Walton, sister of the said James Walton, the younger, and to the heirs begotten of her body; in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Alice, wife of the said James Walton, the elder, and to the heirs of the said Alice for ever.

m. 151. Monday the Vigil of St Bartholomew the Apostle, 38 Henry VIII. [23 August, 1546].
Between Francis Colman and Richard Sotheworth, plaintiffs and George Sotheworth, esq., and Agnes his wife deforciants of their whole part and pourparty of 20 messuages, 6 cottages, 20 gardens, 60 a. of land, 6 a. of meadow, and 10 a. of pasture in Orton [Overton], Skyrton [Skerton], Slyne, Potom [Poulton le Sands], and Lancastre.

George and Agnes acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Francis, for which Francis and Richard granted them to George and Agnes for their lives and the life of the survivor of them, after their decease to remain to the right heirs of the said Agnes for ever.

m. 155. Monday in the fourth week of Lent, 37 Henry VIII. [5 April, 1546].
Between Thomas Holt, kt., and Robert Langley, esq., plaintiffs, and William Leylond, kt., and Alice his wife, and Thomas Leylond, esq., son and heir apparent of the said William deforciants of the manor of Morley, otherwise Morlas [Morleys], with the appurtenances, and of 13 messuages, 4 cottages, a dovecote, a windmill, a horse-mill, 282 a. of land, 24 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 6 a. of wood and underwood, 400 a. of moor, moss and turbary, 200 a. of furze and heath, and 10s. of rent in Asteley.

The deforciants acknowledged the said manor &c. to be the right of Robert Langley, for which the plaintiffs granted them to William for his life; after his decease to remain to the said Thomas Leylond and to the heirs males of his body begotten and to be begotten by any other woman than Anne, now his wife, daughter of George Atherton, esq., deceased; in default to remain to John Leylond, son of the said William and Alice, and to the heirs males begotten of his body; in default to remain to Thomas Leylond, uncle of the said William, and to the heirs males begotten of his body; in default to remain to the right heirs of the said William for ever.

m. 158. [5 April, 1546].
Between Thomas Holt, kt., and Robert Longeley, esq., plaintiffs, and Thomas Leylond, esq., son and heir apparent of William Leylond, kt., deforciant of 25 messuages, 3 cottages, 240 a. of land, 47 a. of meadow, 208 a. of pasture, 9 a. of wood, 102 a. of moss, and 56s. of rent in Whittyngham, Assheley, Wheteley, Studdeley, Chepyn [Chipping], Thorneley, and Lancaster.

Thomas Leylond acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Robert, for which Thomas and Robert granted to Thomas Leylond the said 3 cottages in Whittyngham and Assheley, and 2 messuages, 30 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 2 a. of wood, 100 a. of moss, and 7s. 2d. of rent in Whittyngham and Assheley, parcel of the said tenements; to have and to hold to the said Thomas Leylond and to the heirs males of his body begotten and to be begotten by any other woman than by Anne, now his wife, daughter of George Adderton, esq., deceased; in default to remain to John Leylond, son of the said William Leylond, kt., and to the heirs males begotten of his body; in default to remain to the heirs of the body of the said Thomas Leylond begotten and to be begotten by any other woman than the said Anne; in default to remain to Anne and Alice, daughters of the said Thomas Leylond, and to the heirs begotten and to be begotten of the bodies of the said Anne and Alice; in default to remain to Anne and Margaret, daughters of the said William Leylond, kt., and to the heirs begotten and to be begotten of the bodies of the said Anne and Margaret; in default to remain to the right heirs of John Syngelton, of Withgyll, for ever. And, moreover, the said Thomas Holt and Robert granted the residue of the said tenements to William Leylond, kt., to have and to hold to the said William for his life; after his decease the said residue to remain to the said Thomas Leylond and to the heirs males of his body begotten and to be begotten by any other woman than by the said Anne; in default to remain to the said John Leylond and to the heirs males begotten of his body; in default to remain to the heirs of the body of the said Thomas Leylond begotten and to be begotten by any other woman than by the said Anne; in default to remain to the said Anne and Alice and to the heirs of their bodies begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to the said Anne and Margaret, daughters of the said William, and sisters of the said Thomas Leylond and to the heirs of their bodies begotten and to be begotten, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said John Syngelton for ever.

m. 161. [5 April, 1546].
Between Richard Mason, Edmund Smolte, Hugh Hollande, Thomas Nelson, Hugh Halghton, James Halghton, Roger Carre, Thomas Halworth, George Raynsforth, Adam Martyndale, and Thomas Mawdesley, plaintiffs, and James Carre deforciant of 8 messuages, 8 yards, 8 gardens, 87 a. of land, 16 a. of meadow, 2 a. of wood, and 22s. of rent in Lathome and Burscoghe.

James Carre remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Richard Mason, for which Richard gave them £100.

m. 164. [5 April, 1546].
Between Lawrence Irelande, esq., plaintiff, and James Scarysbryoke, esq., deforciant of the manor of Egurgarth [near Lydiate], with the appurtenances, and of 5 messuages, a water-mill, 200 a. of land, 60 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 40 a. of wood, 200 a. of moor and turbary, and 4s. of rent in Egurgarth, Lydiat, and Aghton [Aughton].

James remitted all right to Lawrence and his heirs, for which Lawrence gave him £200.

m. 167. [5 April, 1546].
Between Nicholas Pynnyngton, of Wegan, plaintiff, and John Pynnyngton, of Ince, deforciant of 2 messuages, 19 a. of land, 2 a. of meadow, 10 a. of pasture, and 4 a. of turbary in Wegan [Wigan] and Ince.

John remitted all right to Nicholas and his heirs, for which Nicholas gave him £10.

m. 170. [5 April, 1546].
Between Richard Lathome, plaintiff, and Richard Banester, deforciant of 2 gardens, 20 a. of land, 20 a. of pasture, and one a. of wood in Wrightyngton and Parbalde [Parbold].

Richard Banester remitted all right to Richard Lathome and his heirs, for which Richard gave him £20.

m. 173. [5 April, 1546].
Between Matthew Clyfton, plaintiff, and William Bradshawe, esq., and Edward Bradshawe deforciants of the fourth part of the manor of Dalton, with the appurtenances, into four parts divided, and of the fourth part of 20 messuages, 10 cottages, 400 a. of land, 100 a. of meadow, 400 a. of pasture, 800 a. of wood, 500 a. of moor and turbary into four parts divided, and of 6s. 8d. of rent in Dalton within the parish of Wygan.

William and Edward remitted all right to Matthew and his heirs, for which Matthew gave them £100.

m. 177.[5 April, 1546].
Between Thomas Holt, kt., and Robert Langley, esq., plaintiffs, and William Leylond, kt., and Alice his wife, and Thomas Leylond, son and heir apparent of the said William, deforciants of 8 messuages, 7 cottages, 2 burgages, 3 saltpits, 540 a. of land, 52 a. of meadow, 540 a. of pasture, moor and turbary, 200 a. of furze and heath, a free fishery in the water of Wyre, and 3s. 4d. of rent in Tyldysley, Bedforth [Bedford], Hyndley, Hamleton, Preston in Amoundernes, and Overderwent [Over Darwen].

William, Alice, and Thomas acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Robert Langley, for which the plaintiffs granted them to William and Alice for their lives and the life of the longest liver of them; after their decease to remain to the said Thomas Leylond and to the heirs males of his body begotten and to be begotten by any other woman than by Anne, now wife of the said Thomas, daughter of George Atherton, esq., deceased; in default to remain to John Leylond, son of the said William and Alice, and to the heirs males begotten of the body of the said John; in default to remain to Thomas Leylond, uncle of the said William, and to the heirs males begotten of the body of the said Thomas ; in default to remain to the right heirs of the said William Leylond, kt., for ever.

m. 181. Monday next after the Assumption, 37 Henry VIII. [17 August, 1545].
Between Thomas Birkeheued and Richard Nutthall, plaintiffs, and James Standysshe, esq., and Elizabeth his wife deforciants of 12 messuages, 40 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, the 16th part of 1000 a. of pasture and 1000 a. of moor in Scotforde, Lancastre, and Ellyll.

James and Elizabeth acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Thomas, for which Thomas and Richard granted them to James and Elizabeth, to have and to hold to the said James and Elizabeth and to the heirs males begotten between them; in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Elizabeth for ever.

m. 184. [17 August, 1545].
Between Thomas Hardman, Thomas Croslegh, Richard Rydyng, James Rydyng, Richard Medowecroft, and Bartholomew Hopwode, plaintiffs, and James Assheton, esq., and Anne his wife deforciants of 6 messuages, 2 cottages, 80 a. of land, 30 a. of meadow, 30 a. of pasture, 12 a. of wood, 60 a. of furze and heath, and 60 a. of moss and turbary in Spotlande, Hunderfeld, and Wolstenholme.

James and Anne remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Thomas Hardman, for which the plaintiffs gave them £60.

m. 187. [17 August, 1545].
Between James Walton, the elder, plaintiff, and Thomas Butler, kt., deforciant of 2 closes, called "Croscheis" [Cross Keys ?], and one a. and a half of land in Preston in Amondernes.

Thomas remitted all right to James and his heirs, for which James gave him £40.

m. 190. [17 August, 1545].
Between Thomas Dyconson, plaintiff, and William Orrell deforciant of 3 messuages, 2 barns, 2 gardens, 40 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, 4 a. of wood, 20 a. of moor and turbary, and 5d. of rent in Charnok Richard.

William granted for himself and his heirs that the said tenements which Christopher Seede and Ellen his wife held for the term of the said Ellen's life, after the said Ellen's decease should remain to the said Thomas and to his heirs for ever, for which Thomas gave him £40.

m. 193. Monday in the fourth week of Lent, 37 Henry VIII. [5 April, 1546].
Between Roger Molyneux, plaintiff, and Thomas Molyneux, son and heir apparent of Roger Molyneux, and Elizabeth his wife deforciants of a messuage, 100 a. of land, 6 a. of meadow, and 100 a. of pasture in Pemberton and Hawkeley.

Thomas and Elizabeth remitted all right to Roger and his heirs, for which Roger gave them £80.

m. 196. [5 April, 1546].
Between Peter Leigh, kt., plaintiff, and Guy Hollande deforciant of 60 a. of land, 6 a. of meadow, 10 a. of pasture, and 10 a. of wood in Haydoke in Makerfelde.

Guy remitted all right to Peter and his heirs, for which Peter gave him £60.

m. 199. Monday next after the Assumption, 37 Henry VIII. [17 August, 1545].
Between Richard Crompton, plaintiff, and Nicholas Halgh deforciant of 4 messuages, 2 tofts, 4 barns, 4 gardens, a water-mill, 20 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, 1 a. of wood, and 100 a. of moor and moss in Rybchester and Huddersall [Hothersall].

Nicholas remitted all right to Richard and his heirs, for which Richard gave him £60.

m. 202. Monday in the fourth week of Lent, 37 Henry VIII. [5 April, 1546].
Between Richard Assheton, plaintiff, and Giles Curwen and Thomas Curwen, son and heir apparent of the said Giles deforciants of 16 messuages, 60 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 30 a. of pasture, 6 a. of wood, 80 a. of moor and moss, and 100 a. of turbary in Cartmell, Docker [in Whittington], Flucborowe [Flookburgh], and Whytyngton.

Giles and Thomas remitted all right to Richard and his heirs, for which Richard gave them £60.

m. 205. [5 April, 1546].
Between Charles Ratclyff, plaintiff, and Richard Hopwode, of Stanley, and Joan his wife deforciants of 5 messuages, 40 a. of land, 40 a. of pasture, 20 a. of meadow, and 20 a. of wood in Todmerden and Langfelde.

Richard for himself and the heirs of Joan remitted all right to Charles and his heirs, for which Charles gave them £60.

m. 208. Monday next after the Assumption, 37 Henry VIII. [17 August, 1545.]
Between John Byron, kt., plaintiff, and James Gartsyde, of Garsydehall, in Butterworth, gent., deforciant of 6 messuages, 20 a. of land, 16 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, and pasture for 40 beasts and 100 sheep, and turbary in the common pasture of Butterworth and Castelton, with their appurtenances, in Butterworth and Castelton.

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

m. 211. [17 August, 1545].
Between Richard Crompton, plaintiff, and George Halgh and William Bolton deforciants of 4 messuages, 2 tofts, 4 barns, 4 gardens, a water-mill, 30 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, 1 a. of wood, 100 a. of moor and turbary in Ribchester and Huddersall [Hothersall].

George and William remitted all right to Richard and his heirs, for which Richard gave them £60.

m. 214. Monday the Vigil of St. Bartholomew the Apostle, 38 Henry VIII. [23 August, 1546].
Between Richard Sherburne, kt., plaintiff, and Robert Sherburne and Margery his wife deforciants of 2 messuages, 60 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 10 a. of pasture, 4 a. of wood, and 24 a. of moor, moss and turbary in Aghton [Aighton].

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

m. 217. [23 August, 1546].
Between Richard Leyver, gent., plaintiff, and George Entwysell, esq., deforciant of 2 messuages, a garden, a croft, and 3 a. of land in Bolton on the Moors.

George remitted all right to Richard and his heirs, for which Richard gave him £20.

m. 219. [23 August, 1546.]
Between Thomas Birche and Francis Pendelton, plaintiffs, and Thomas Becke deforciant of 4 messuages, 20 a. of land, 5 a. of meadow, 10 a. of pasture, 2 a. of wood, and 4 a. of moor and turbary in Mauncestre [Manchester], Salford, Monshalgh [Monsall], and Newton near Mauncestre.

Thomas acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of the said Thomas Birche and Francis, for which Thomas Birche and Francis granted them to Thomas Becke during the life of the said Thomas Becke; after his decease to remain to Robert Becke, son and heir apparent of the said Thomas, and to the heirs males begotten of the body of the said Robert; in default to remain to Nicholas Becke, younger son of the said Thomas, and to the heirs males begotten of his body; in default to remain to the heirs males begotten of the body of the said Thomas Becke, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Thomas for ever.

m. 223. [23 August, 1546].
Between Richard Sherburne, kt., plaintiff, and Richard Haghton and Alice his wife deforciants of a messuage, 10 a. of land, 3 a. of meadow, and 6 a. of moor and moss in Aghton [Aighton].

Richard and Alice remitted all right to Richard Sherburne and his heirs, for which Richard gave them £20.

m. 226. [23 August, 1546].
Between James Lowe and Isabella his wife, plaintiffs, and Richard Sherburn, kt., and the Lady Matilda his wife deforciants of a messuage, called "Rydyng," a close called "Laucrofte," 10 a. of land, 3 a. of meadow, 3 a. of wood, and 10 a. of moor and moss in Aghton [Aighton].

Richard and Matilda remitted all right to James and Isabella and to the heirs of Isabella, for which James and Isabella gave them 40 marks.

m. 229. [23 August, 1546].
Between Thomas Barton, gent., plaintiff, and William Syngleton, esq., and Mary his wife deforciants of 12 messuages, 100 a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 12 a. of wood, and 10 a. of moss and turbary in Barton [par. Preston].

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

m. 232. [23 August, 1546].
Between Richard Sherburne, the elder, plaintiff, and Richard Sherbourn, kt., and the Lady Matilda his wife, and Thomas Johnson, otherwise called Thomas Thomlynson deforciants of 14 a. of land and 2 a. of meadow in Bayley in the township of Aghton [Aighton].

Richard Shereburne, the younger, Matilda and Thomas acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Richard Sherburne, the elder, for which Richard Sherburne, the elder, granted them to Thomas Johnson, otherwise Thomas Tomlynson: to have and to hold for his life, after his decease to remain to Richard Tomlynson and to his heirs for ever.

m. 235. [23 August, 1546].
Between Ellis (Elesens) Bradshaw, plaintiff, and George Entwysell deforciant of 3 messuages, 3 gardens, 100 a. of land, 80 a. of meadow, 200 a. of pasture, 4 a. of wood, and 300 a. of moor in Egeworth [Edgeworth].

George remitted all right to Ellis and his heirs, for which Ellis gave him 100 marks.

m. 238. [23 August, 1546].
Between Robert Fletcher, plaintiff, and Philip Strangwayes, gent., and Stephen Bech deforciants of 3 messuages, 3 crofts, 2 gardens, 2 a. of land, 2 a. of meadow, and 2 a. of pasture in Maunchester and Chetam [Cheetham].

Philip and Stephen acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Robert, for which Robert granted to Philip an annuity of 39s. 6d. issuing from the said tenements; to have, hold and take the said annuity to the said Philip, his heirs and assigns at Christmas and the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. And Robert granted the said tenements to Stephen; to have and to hold to the said Stephen, his heirs and assigns for ever.

m. 241. [23 August, 1546].
Between William Browne, plaintiff, and George Gallie deforciant of 7 messuages, 2 cottages, 6 gardens, 4 a. of land, and 4s. 4d. of rent in Maunchester and Salforde.

George remitted all right to William and his heirs, for which William gave him £30.

m. 244. [23 August, 1546].
Between Richard Sherburne, kt., plaintiff, and Elizabeth Roodes, widow, deforciant of a messuage, 13 a. of land, 3 a. of meadow, 4 a. of pasture, 2 a. of wood, and 6 a. of moor and turbary in Aghton.

Elizabeth remitted all right to Richard and his heirs, for which Richard gave her £20.

m. 247. [23 August, 1546].
Between Ralph Worseley, plaintiff, and Robert Pemberton, of Russheden, and Margaret his wife deforciants of 8 messuages, a water-mill, 200 a. of land, 100 a. of meadow, 300 a. of pasture, 40 a. of wood, 100 a. of furze and heath, 20 mines of coals, and 5s. of rent in Pemberton, Orrell, Golborne, Wygan, Wynstanley, Hollande [Upholland], and Assheton [Ashton in Makerfield].

Robert and Margaret remitted all right to Ralph and his heirs, for which Ralph gave them 100 marks.

m. 250. [23 August, 1546].
Between James Scolfelde, plaintiff, and Arthur Bamforthe deforciant of a messuage, 2 gardens, 6 crofts, 40 a. of land, 4 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, 60 a. of moor, moss and turbary, and 8d. of rent in Spotlande, Chadwyke, and Rachedale.

Arthur remitted all right to James and his heirs, for which James gave him £20.

m. 253. [23 August, 1546].
Between Arthur Holte, Lawrence Smythurst, and Henry Smythurst, plaintiffs, and Alexander Radclyff, kt., deforciant of his whole part and pourparty of 4 messuages, 2 cottages 40 a. of land 20 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 30 a. of wood, and 100 a. of moor, moss, furze and heath in Loumals [Lomax], in the parish of Burie.

Alexander remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Arthur, for which the plaintiffs gave him £20.

m. 256. [23 August, 1546]
Between William Partyngton, plaintiff, and John Gregory, and John Gregory, son and heir apparent of the said John deforciants of 6 messuages, 6 gardens, 6 orchards, 40 a. of land, 8 a. of meadow, and 12 a. of pasture in Urmeston in the parish of Flyxston [Flixton].

John and John remitted all right to William and his heirs, for which William gave them £100.

m. 259. [23 August, 1546].
Between Richard Sherbourn, kt., plaintiff, and James Lowde and Isabella his wife deforciants of a messuage, 13 a. of land, 2 a. of meadow, 4 a. of pasture, 2 a. of wood, and 6 a. of moor and moss in Aghton [Aighton].

James and Isabella remitted all right to Richard and his heirs, for which Richard gave them 40 marks.

m. 262. [23 August, 1546].
Between Miles Gerrerd, esq., plaintiff, and Thomas Platt deforciant of 9 a. of land in Wygan.

Thomas remitted all right to Miles and his heirs, for which Miles gave him £40.

m. 265. [23 August, 1546].
Between Robert Fletcher, plaintiff, and Philip Strangwayes, gent., and Thomas Becke deforciants of a barn, a garden, and 3 closes (clausure) containing 6 a. of pasture in Maunchester and Logher Ardewyke [Lower Ardwick].

Philip and Thomas acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Robert, for which Robert granted to Philip an annuity of 8s. 2d. issuing from the said tenements; to have, hold and take the said annuity to the said Philip, his heirs and assigns, at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist and Christmas, for all services and demands. And the said Robert granted the said tenements to the said Thomas; to have and to hold to him, his heirs and assigns for ever.

m. 268. [23 August, 1546].
Between John Massy, plaintiff and Philip Strangwayes, esq., and William Strangwayes, gent., deforciants of 24 messuages, 20 burgages, 20 cottages, 20 tofts, 20 crofts, 24 gardens, a water-mill, 1000 a. of land, 1000 a. of meadow, 2000 a. of pasture, 40 a. of wood, 2000 a. of moor and heath, 100 a. of turbary and moss, £5. 13s. 4d. of rent, and the moiety of a water-mill in Chetam [Cheetham], Strangewayes, Rachedale [Rochdale], Spotlande, Owdam [Oldham], Chesden [Cheesden, tp. Spotland], Maunchester, Solforde [Salford], Oldefelde [Oldfield], Wythyngton, and Ardewyke.

Philip and William acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of John, for which John granted them to the said Philip and his assigns for the said Philip's life; after his decease to remain to the said William and to the heirs males of his body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to George Strangwayes, brother of the said Philip, and to the heirs males of his body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Philip.

m. 271. [23 August, 1546].
Between Lawrence Brownlaw, plaintiff, and George Entwysell, esq., deforciant of a messuage, a garden, and an orchard in Bolton on the Moors.

George remitted all right to Lawrence and his heirs, for which Lawrence gave him £20.

m. 274. [23 August, 1546].
Between Ralph Pycrofte, plaintiff, and John Byron, kt., deforciant of a messuage, 2 cottages, 3 gardens, 2 orchards, 14 a. of land, and 10 a. of moor and turbary in Dyddesbery [Didsbury], Withyngton, and Eton Norres [Heaton Norris].

John remitted all right to Ralph and his heirs, for which Ralph gave him £20.

m. 278. Monday next after the Assumption, 38 Henry VIII. [16 August, 1546].
Between Robert Fletwode and Robert Fletcher, plaintiffs, and William Tyldesley, esq., and Lora Browne, widow, late the wife of James Tyldesley, esq., deceased, deforciants of a capital messuage in Nether Hylton, called "Le Pyle of Hylton," otherwise "Le Hall of Which Eves," 10 messuages, 7 cottages, a water-mill, 10 gardens, 400 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 40 a. of wood, 1000 a. of moor, moss and turbary, and a rent of one pair of gloves, and of the moiety of a pound of pepper in Worsley, Tyldesley, Asteley, and Nether Hylton, otherwise "Le Whiche Eves" [in Little Hulton].

William and Lora acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Robert Fletwode, for which Robert and Robert granted to Lora 4 messuages, 3 cottages, 5 gardens, 4 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, 200 a. of moor, moss and turbary, of the said tenements; to have and to hold to the said Lora for her life, after her decease to remain to the said William Tyldysley and to his heirs for ever. And, moreover, Robert and Robert granted to the said William Tyldesley the residue of the said tenements; to have and to hold to him and to his heirs for ever.

m. 281. Monday the Vigil of St. Bartholomew the Apostle, 38 Henry VIII. [23 August, 1546].
Between Ralph Lache, clerk, plaintiff, and Richard Sherbourn, kt., and Matilda his wife, and Robert Helme deforciants of 27 a. of land, 14 a. of meadow, 35 a. of pasture, and 20 a. of moor and moss in Myrscoll [Myerscough], Broughton, and Great Carleton.

The deforciants acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Ralph, for which Ralph granted them to Robert; to have and to hold to the said Robert for his life, after his decease to remain to Thomas Helme, son and heir apparent of the said Robert, and to his heirs for ever.

m. 284. [23 August, 1546].
Between John Holcroft, esq., plaintiff, and Robert Worseley, kt., deforciant of a moiety of 2 messuages, 30 a. of land, 10 a. of pasture, 4 a. of furze, and of a fourth part of 20 messuages, 400 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 200 a. of pasture, 300 a. of moor, and 4s. of rent in Pynnyngton [Pennington, par. Leigh].

Robert remitted all right to John and his heirs, for which John gave him £100.

m. 287. [23 August, 1546].
Between John Byron, kt., plaintiff, and William Greves deforciant of 2 messuages, 2 gardens, 2 orchards, 100 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 60 a. of pasture, 10 a. of wood, and 200 a. of moor, moss and turbary in Spotelande, Chadewyke, and Rachedale.

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

m. 290. [23 August, 1546].
Between Thomas Longton, kt., plaintiff, and Robert Parke and Margaret his wife deforciants of a messuage and 5 a. of land in Preston in Amoundernez.

Robert and Margaret remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them 100s.

m. 293. [23 August, 1546].
Between Elizabeth Roodez, widow, plaintiff, and Thomas Johnson, otherwise Thomas Thomlynson, Richard Thomlynson, Thomas Richardson, otherwise Thomas Thomlynson, and Elizabeth his wife deforciants of a messuage, called "Woodscolehowe," 5 a. of land, 3 a. of meadow, 4 a. of pasture, 6 a. of moss and turbary, and 3s. 4d. of rent in Thorneley.

The deforciants remitted all right to Elizabeth and her heirs, for which Elizabeth gave them 40 marks.

m. 296. [23 August, 1546].
Between Richard Haghton and Alice his wife, plaintiffs, and Richard Sherbourn, kt., and the Lady Matilda his wife deforciants of a messuage, called "Armetrydyng," 16 a. of land, 6 a. of meadow, 10 a. of pasture, 3 a. of wood, and 10 a. of moor and moss in Chageley [Chaigley], in the township of Aghton [Aighton].

The deforciants remitted all right to Richard and Alice and to the heirs of Alice for ever, for which Richard and Alice gave them 100 marks.

m. 299. [23 August, 1546].
Between Elizabeth Roodes, widow, plaintiff, and Richard Sheyrburne, kt., and the Lady Matilda his wife deforciants of a messuage, 8 a. of land, 6 a. of meadow, 10 a. of pasture, and 20 a. of moor, moss and turbary in Woodeplumton, in the Wapentake of Amoundernes.

Richard and Matilda remitted all right to Elizabeth and her heirs, for which Elizabeth gave them £20.

m. 302. [23 August, 1546].
Between Richard Sherebourn, kt., plaintiff, and Robert Helme and Thomas Helme, son and heir apparent of the said Robert, deforciants of 12 a. of land, 8 a. of meadow, 10 a. of pasture, 4 a. of wood, and 20 a. of moor and moss in Aghton [Aighton].

Robert and Thomas remitted all right to Richard and his heirs, for which Richard gave them 40 marks.

m. 305. [23 August, 1546].
Between George Kyrkby, esq., and Thomas Gelybrande, gent., plaintiffs, and George Entwysell. esq., deforciant of 30 messuages, 1000 a. of land, 200 a. of meadow, 1000 a. of pasture, 40 a. of wood, and 2000 a. of moor and turbary, and 22s. of rent in Entwysell [Entwistle], Wao [Wayoh Fold], Bolton-on-the-Moors, Chorleton [Chorlton-cum-Hardy], Russham [Rusholme], Ardweke [Ardwick], Wythyngton, and Maunchester.

George Entwysell remitted all right to George and Thomas and to the heirs of Thomas, for which George and Thomas gave him £500.

m. 308. [23 August, 1546].
Between Thomas Butler, kt., Lawrence Asshaw, and James Massy, gent., plaintiffs, and James Scarysbreck, esq., deforciant of the manor of Scaresbreke, with the appurtenances, 100 messuages, 40 cottages, 40 tofts, a dovecote, a water-mill, a wind-mill, 100 gardens, 40 orchards, 1000 a. of land, 200 a. of meadow, 600 a. of pasture, 100 a. of wood and underwood, 1000 a. of furze and heath, 600 a. of moor, moss, and turbary, and of a moiety of a pool (stagnum) called Marton Mere, and £5 of rent in Scarysbrecke, Ormeskyrke, Hurleton [Harleton Green], Aspynwall [Asmall], Snape, Fletestrete [Fleetstreet], Birchcarre [Bescar], Drombulsdale [Drummersdale], Okenhed, and Barwareshill [Barrison Green].

James Scaresbrecke acknowledged the said manor &c. to be the right of Thomas, for which the plaintiffs granted to the said James Scarysbrecke, and to Dorothy, now his wife, and to any other woman whom the said James Scarysbrecke hereafter shall take to wife, 20 messuages, 6 cottages, 6 tofts, 20 gardens, 10 orchards, 200 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 20 a. of wood and underwood, 300 a. of furze and heath, and 100 a. of moor, moss and turbary of the said tenements; to have and to hold to the said James and Dorothy and to whatsoever other woman the said James should take to wife, during their lives; and after the decease of the said James and Dorothy and whatsoever other woman he should take to wife, to remain to Edward Scarysbrecke, son and heir apparent of the said James, and to the heirs males of his body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to Thomas Butler and John Aghton, esqs., and to their executors for the term of one month after the decease of the said James, Dorothy, and whatsoever woman the said James hereafter should take to wife, and after the said term is ended to remain to the heirs males of the body of the said James Scarysbrecke begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to Gilbert, brother of the said James Scaresbreck, and to the heirs males of his body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to Henry Scarysbrecke, son of James Scarysbrecke, of Pyk..., [Bickerstaffe?], kt. (sic), and to the heirs males of the body of the said Henry begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Edward Scarysbrecke and to their heirs for ever. And, moreover, the said plaintiffs granted to the said James Scarysbrecke the said manor and the residue of the said tenements and rent; to have and to hold to the said James for his life, after his decease to remain to the said Edward Scaresbreck and to the heirs males of his body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to the said Thomas Butler and John Aghton, esqs., and to their executors for the term of one month, and after that term is ended to remain to the heirs males of the body of the said James Scarysbrecke begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to the aforesaid Gilbert and to the heirs males of his body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Edward Scaresbrecke and to their heirs for ever.