Final Concords for Lincs
29 Henry III (Case 130, File 32)

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'Final Concords for Lincs: 29 Henry III (Case 130, File 32)', Final Concords of the County of Lincoln: 1244-1272 (1920), pp. 16-33. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53620 Date accessed: 16 September 2014.


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Case 130, File 32: 29 Henry III

No. 51. At Lincoln; from Easter in one month, 29 Henry III, [14 May, 1245].

Between William de Bussey and Amabilla his wife, plaintiffs, and Robert de Samford, master of the knights of the Temple in England, tenant, by Robert de Mere put in his place, of 1 toft in Bliburg.

Plea. Wiliam and Amabilla have remised and quitclaimed from themselves and the heirs of Amabilla to the master and brethren of the knights of the Temple of Solomon at Jerusalem all the right and claim which they had in the toft, for ever. For this the master has given them 1 mark of silver.

No. 52. At Lincoln; from Easter in one month, 29 Henry III, [14 May, 1245].

Between Thomas prior of Cattele, querent, and Robert de Samford, master of the knights of the Temple in England, deforciant, by Robert de Mere put in his place, of the advowson of the fourth part of the church of Roueston.

Assize of darrein presentment. The prior has acknowledged the advowson of the fourth part of the church, together with one bovate of land and one toft belonging to the said church which Richard de Melton, chaplain, holds, to be the right of the master and his brethren of the Temple of Solomon at Jerusalem; and has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his successors and his church of Cattele to the master and his brethren all the right and claim which they had in the advowson of the fourth part of the church, for ever. The master has granted for himself and his successors and his brethren that they shall henceforth maintain and repair the prior's mill-pond in Cattele by their men of Roueston, to wit, of Scothdich which is the boundary between the meadows of Kyrkeby and Roueston even to the great bridge of Cattele towards the field of Roueston, without any damage and inconvenience to the prior, his successors and his church, for ever. The prior has granted for himself and his successors and his church that they shall find every year in Cattele for the said men of Roueston 3 quarters and 3 bushels of corn and 3s. of silver, for the maintenance of the pond, at two terms, to wit, at Pentecost 18d. and 1 quarter and 3½ (fn. 1) bushels of barley, and at the Nativity of the Lord 18d. and 1 quarter and 3½ (fn. 1) bushels of wheat (siliginis), for all service, custom and demand. For this the master has granted for himself and his successors and the brethren that they shall henceforth find every year for the said men 12d. and half a quarter of barley at the said terms. And likewise the master has granted for himself and his successors and the brethren and their men to the prior and his successors and his church and his men that they shall use the roads and paths accustomed and common through the fields and vill of Roueston for carrying and passing in every way, peaceably, for ever.

No. 53. At Lincoln; on the morrow of the Ascension of the Lord, 29 Henry III, [26 May, 1245].

Between Gilbert de Gaunt, querent, and Peter de Lekeburne and Joan his wife, impedients, of 2 messuages, 1 mill and 30 acres of land in Scotelthorp.

Plea of warranty of charter. Peter and Joan have acknowledged the premises to be the right of Gilbert as that which he has of their gift: to hold to Gilbert and his heirs of Peter and Joan and the heirs of Joan for ever; rendering therefor yearly 2d. at Pentecost for all service, custom and demand. [Warranty.] For this Gilbert has given them 13 marks of silver.

No. 54. At Lincoln; on the morrow of the Ascension of the Lord, 29 Henry III, [26 May, 1245].

Between Gilbert de Gaunt, plaintiff, and William abbot of Bardeneye, tenant, of 40 acres of land in Fryseby. And between the same plaintiff, and the same abbot, whom Lewis son of Robert de Pereris vouched to warrant, of 13 acres of land in the same vill. And between the same plaintiff and the same abbot, whom Robert son of Abel vouched to warrant, of 10 acres and 3 roods of land in the same vill. And between the same plaintiff and the same abbot, whom William son of Petronilla vouched to warrant, of 3 acres and 1 rood of land in the same vill. And between the same plaintiff and the same abbot, whom Robert de Pereris vouched to warrant, of half an acre of land in the same vill.

Recognition of the grand assize. Gilbert has acknowledged all the land to be the right of the abbot and his church of Bardeneye: to hold to the abbot and his successors and his church of Gilbert and his heirs in frank almoign. Moreover, the abbot has received Gilbert and his heirs into all the benefits and prayers which shall henceforth be made in his church for ever.

No. 55. At Lincoln; from Easter in one month, 29 Henry III, [14 May, 1245].

Between Andrew Luterel, querent, and Gilbert de Gaunt, deforciant, of customs and services which Andrew demanded of Gilbert in respect of the free tenement which he holds of him in Irnham; whereupon Andrew demanded of Gilbert that he should do homage to him for the said tenement, and that he should do for him the service of half a knight, and that he should give him relief for the tenement, to wit, for 10 bovates of land; which service Gilbert has not heretofore acknowledged to him.

Plea. Gilbert has acknowledged and granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth do homage to Andrew and his heirs for the fourth part of one knight's fee where formerly he demanded the service of half a knight's fee, and that they shall do for them for a scutage of 40s., whenever it falls, 10s., and for more more and for less less, and that they shall give them for each relief, after the death of Gilbert or of any of his heirs, 25s. sterling, for all service and demand. For this Andrew has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Gilbert and his heirs all the damages which he said that he had by reason of the arrears of the service even until the day on which this concord was made. And be it known that it shall not be lawful for Andrew or his heirs to distrain Gilbert or his heirs or his tenants on any ground in the said tenement excepting only for homages, scutages and reliefs so to be done, as is aforesaid. [Warranty.]

No. 56. At Lincoln; on the morrow of the Ascension of the Lord, 29 Henry III, [26 May, 1245].

Between Ralph Coyfe and Elena his wife, Alan de Frampton and Katherine his wife, Nicholas son of Nicholas and Alice his wife, plaintiffs, by the said Ralph and Nicholas put in the place of Alan and Katherine, Elena and Alice, and Robert de Dunigton, tenant, of 1 messuage and 9 acres of land in the vill of St. Botulph.

Plea. Robert has acknowledged the premises to be the right of Elena, Katherine, and Alice, and has rendered them to them in the same court; and for this the plaintiffs have granted to Robert the moiety of the premises, to wit, that moiety which lies towards the sun: to hold to Robert for his whole life of the plaintiffs and the heirs of Elena, Katherine and Alice; rendering therefor yearly 1d. at Easter; and rendering therefor yearly to the abbot and convent of Kyrkestede 10s. sterling; and doing therefor to the chief lords of that fee for the plaintiffs and the heirs of Elena, Katherine and Alice all the other services which to the same moiety belong. [Warranty.] After the death of Robert the moiety shall revert to the plaintiffs and the heirs of Elena, Katherine and Alice, quit of the heirs of Robert, for ever.

No. 57. At Lincoln; on the morrow of Trinity, 29 Henry III, [12 June, 1245].

Between Alexander prior of St. Margaret's, querent, by William Herte put in his place, and Robert Ramage, deforciant, of 24 marks of silver which were in arrear to the prior in respect of the yearly rent of 20s. which Robert was accustomed to render to the prior in respect of Robert's tenement in Herdwyck.

Plea. The prior has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his successors and his church to Robert and his heirs all the right and claim which he had in the yearly rent of 20s.; and, likewise, all the arrears of the rent, and all the damages which he said that he had sustained by reason of the witholding of the rent, for ever. For this Robert has given the prior 8 marks of silver.

No. 58. At Grymesby; on the morrow of St. James the Apostle, 29 Henry III, [26 July, 1245].

Between Hugh de Harington, plaintiff, and Richard son of Umfrey, and Lucy his wife, deforciants, touching customs and services which Hugh demanded of Richard and Lucy in respect of the free tenement which they hold of him in Drextorp, to wit, of 1 bovate of land; whereupon Hugh demanded of Richard and Lucy that they should render to him a rent of 3s. 4d. sterling for the tenement; which service Richard and Lucy have not heretofore acknowledged to him.

Plea. Richard and Lucy have acknowledged and granted for themselves and the heirs of Lucy that they shall henceforth render every year to Hugh and his heirs 3s. 10d. for the tenement, at 4 terms, etc., for all service and demand. For this Hugh has given them 2 marks of silver and quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to them and the heirs of Lucy all the damages which he said that he had by reason of the arrears of the service until the day on which this concord was made. If it happen that Lucy die without an heir begotten of her body, the tenement shall remain to Hugh and his heirs, quit of the other heirs of Lucy, for ever.

No. 59. At Lincoln; from Easter in five weeks, 29 Henry III, [21 May, 1245].

Between Adam de Staueleye, plaintiff, and Richard de Scuptorp and Iuetta his wife, impedients, of 1 toft, 1 bovate and 5 selions of land in Hybaldestowe.

Plea of warranty of charter. Richard and Iuetta have acknowledged the premises to be the right of Adam, as those which he has of the gift of Iuetta: to hold to Adam and his heirs of Richard and Iuetta and the heirs of Iuetta, for ever; doing therefor foreign service as much as belongs to the premises. [Warranty.] For this Adam has given them 1 mark of silver.

No. 60. At Notingham; on the morrow of the apostles Peter and Paul, 29 Henry III, [30 June, 1245].

Between Oliver de Albiniaco, plaintiff, and Iseult dau. of Garin, deforciant, of 3 bovates of land, excepting 1½ acres of land, in Brutton and Stapelford.

Plea of covenant. Iseult has acknowledged the land to be the right of Oliver: to hold to Oliver and his heirs of the chief lords of that fee for ever; doing therefor all the services which to the land belong. For this Oliver has granted to Iseult all the land: to hold to Iseult for her whole life of Oliver and his heirs; rendering therefor yearly 3s. sterling; and doing therefor foreign service, as much as belongs to the land, for all service, custom and demand. And after the death of Iseult the land shall revert to Oliver and his heirs, quit of the heirs of Iseult, for ever.

No. 61. At Lincoln; from Easter in three weeks, 29 Henry III, [7 May, 1245].

Between William abbot of Humberstayn, plaintiff, and Eudo de Marisco, tenant, by Robert de Marisco put in his place, of one bovate of land in Karleton.

Plea. Eudo has acknowledged the land to be the right of the abbot and his church of Humberstayn; and for this the abbot has granted, at the petition of Eudo, to Robert de Marisco, son of the same Eudo, all the land: to hold to Robert and his heirs of the abbot and his successors and his church, for ever; rendering therefor yearly 7s. for all service, suit of court, custom and demand. And the abbot and his successors and his church shall warrant the land to Robert and his heirs by the said service against all men for ever.

No. 62. At Lincoln; from Easter in three weeks, 29 Henry III, [7 May, 1245].

Between Hugh de la Grene and Maud his wife, plaintiffs, and Mabel de Thoresby, tenant, by Roger de Kirkeby put in her place, of 1 bovate of land in Thoynton.

Plea. Mabel has acknowledged the land to be the right of Maud, and has rendered it to her in the same court: to hold to Hugh and Maud and the heirs of Maud of Mabel and her heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 11s. for all service, suit of court, custom and demand. [Warranty.] For this Hugh and Maud have given Mabel one sore sparrow-hawk.

No. 63. At Lincoln; from Easter in fifteen days, 29 Henry III, [30 April, 1245].

Between Stephen son of Benedict de Riskinton, plaintiff, and Walter de Colingham, tenant, of 2 bovates of land in Ruueston.

Assize of mort d'ancestor. Stephen has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to William [sic] and his heirs all the right and claim which he has in the land, for ever. For this Walter has given Stephen 5 marks of silver.

No. 64. At Lincoln; from Easter in fifteen days, 29 Henry III, [30 April, 1245].

Between Ketell Cholle and Alice his wife, plaintiffs, and Thomas prior of Brydelinton, tenant, of one messuage and half a carucate of land in Gousle.

Plea. Ketell and Alice have acknowledged the premises to be the right of the prior and his church, and have quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Alice to the prior and his successors and his church, for ever. For this the prior has given Ketell and Alice half a mark of silver and 1 quarter of corn.

No. 65. At Lincoln; from Easter in fifteen days, 29 Henry III, [30 April, 1245].

Between Robert Engayn, plaintiff, and Adam son of Gilbert and Dyonisia his wife, impedients, of 1 messuage and 12 acres of land in Benington.

Plea of warranty of charter. Adam and Dyonisia have acknowledged the premises to be the right of Robert, as those which he had of their gift: to hold to Robert and his heirs of the chief lords of that fee for ever; doing therefor all services which to the premises belong. And Adam and Dyonisia and the heirs of Dyonisia shall warrant the premises to Robert and his heirs against all men for ever. For this Robert has granted to Adam and Dyonisia 2 acres of land of the same land, to wit, those 2 acres of land which lie in the cultivated land which is called 'fenland,' to wit, one and a half acres which lie between the land of Richard de Poller on the one side, and the land of Jocey the Carpenter (Carpentarius) on the other, and half an acre which lies between the land of Reginald son of Gilbert on the one side, and the land of Reginald son of Reginald on the other: to hold to Adam and Dyonisia and the heirs begotten by both of them, of Robert and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 1d. for all secular service and demand. [Warranty.] And if it happen that Adam and Dyonisia shall die without an heir begotten of the bodies of both of them, the 2 acres of land shall revert to Robert and his heirs, quit of the other heirs of Adam and Dyonisia, for ever.

No. 66. At Lincoln; from Easter in one month, 29 Henry III, [14 May, 1245].

Between Thomas de Pauely, plaintiff, and William son of Nigel, deforciant, of customs and services which Thomas demanded of William in respect of the free tenement which he holds of Thomas in Breyceby, to wit, of 5 bovates and three parts of 1 bovate of land; whereupon Thomas demanded of William that he should render to him yearly 57s. 6d. sterling for the tenement; and that William should plough with his plough twice in winter, and have for his ploughing 1d. or four loaves (panes); and that he should plough with his plough twice in summer, and have for his ploughing 1d. or four loaves; and that he should find one man for one day until noon for reaping the corn of Thomas in autumn without food; and that he should reap one acre which is called Wethacre; and that he should find one man for one day to mow the meadows of Thomas, and should have nothing; and that he should find one man for one day at the great boonday to mow the meadows of Thomas, such man being supplied with food by Thomas, and having 2d., and 1 halfpenny for drink (potum); and that he should find one man for one day at the great boonday to reap the corn of Thomas in autumn, such man being supplied with food by Thomas; which customs and which services William has not heretofore acknowledged to him.

Plea. William has acknowledged and granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth render every year to Thomas and his heirs 13s. 1d. sterling for the tenement. And for this Thomas has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to William and his heirs all the other customs and services which he has heretofore demanded of him for the tenement, for ever. And, moreover, William has given Thomas 44s. 6d. sterling.

No. 67. At Lincoln; from Easter in one month, 29 Henry III, [14 May, 1245].

Between Thomas de Pauely, querent, and Reginald de Saperton, deforciant, of customs and services which Thomas demanded of Reginald in respect of the free tenement which he holds of him in Saperton, to wit, of 3 bovates of land; whereupon Thomas demanded of Reginald that he should render to him yearly 30s. sterling for the tenement; and that Reginald should plough [as in the case of William in no. 66, lines 8–20]; which customs and which services Reginald has not heretofore acknowledged to him.

Plea. Reginald has acknowledged and granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth render every year to Thomas and his heirs 8s. sterling for the tenement, etc. And for this Thomas has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Reginald and his heirs all the other customs and services which he has heretofore demanded of him for the tenement, for ever. And, moreover, Reginald has given Thomas 44s. 5d. sterling.

No. 68. At Lincoln; from Easter in five weeks, 29 Henry III, [21 May, 1245].

Between Walter de Kyluingholm, plaintiff, and Ernisius son of Alan de Cotes and Imania his wife, impedients, by Ernisius put in the place of Imania, of 1½ tofts and 4½ bovates of land in Kiluingholm.

Plea of warranty of charter. Ernisius and Imania have acknow ledged the premises to be the right of Walter, as those which he has of their gift: to hold to Walter and his heirs of Ernisius and Imania and the heirs of Imania for ever; doing therefor foreign service, as much as belongs to the premises, for all service, custom and demand. [Warranty.] For this Walter has given Ernisius and Imania 37 marks of silver.

No. 69. At Lincoln; from Easter in five weeks, 29 Henry III, [21 May, 1245].

Between Alan Bygot and Amabilla his wife, plaintiffs, and William de Herlaweston, tenant, of 1½ roods of meadow in Houcton.

Assize of mort d'ancestor. Alan and Amabilla have remised and quitclaimed from themselves and the heirs of Amabilla to William and his heirs all the right and claim which they had in the meadow, for ever. For this William has given them 10s. sterling.

No. 70. At Lincoln; on the morrow of the Ascension of the Lord, 29 Henry III, [26 May, 1245].

Between William son of Hugh, plaintiff, by David Marshall (Marescallus) put in the place of William, and Agnes daughter of Thomas the Chaplain (Capellani), tenant, of 1 messuage and 2 acres of land in Scamelesby.

Plea. Agnes has acknowledged the premises to be the right of William; and for this William has granted them to Agnes: to hold to her and her heirs of William and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 6d. for all service, custom and demand. [Warranty.]

No. 71. At Lincoln; from Easter in five weeks, 29 Henry III, [21 May, 1245].

Between Robert de Teleby, plaintiff, and Gilbert Leverun of Thedeltorp, tenant, of 1 toft and 1 bovate of land in Thedeltorp.

Plea. Gilbert has acknowledged the premises to be the right of Robert, and has rendered them to him in the same court; and for this Robert has granted the premises to Gilbert: to hold to him and his heirs of Robert and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 4s. sterling, and doing therefor foreign service as much as belongs to the premises, and doing therefor every year for sheriff's aid 6d., for all service, custom and demand. [Warranty.] Moreover, Gilbert has given Robert one mark of silver.

Endorsed: And Gilbert son of Richard puts in his claim, etc.

No. 72. At Lincoln; from Easter in one month, 29 Henry III, [14 May, 1245].

Between Thomas de Pauely, querent, and Walter Ardegrey, deforciant, of customs and services which Thomas demanded of Walter in respect of the free tenement which he holds of him in Brayceby, to wit, of 3 bovates of land; whereupon Thomas demanded of Walter that he should render to him yearly 30s. sterling for the tenement; and that Walter should plough [as in the case of William in no. 66, lines 8–20]; which customs and which services Walter has not heretofore acknowledged to him.

Plea. Walter has acknowledged and granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth render every year to Thomas and his heirs 7s. 7d. sterling for the tenement. And for this Thomas has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Walter and his heirs all the other customs and services which he heretofore demanded of him for the tenement, for ever. And, moreover, Walter has given Thomas 44s. 5d. sterling.

No. 73. At Lincoln; on the morrow of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 29 Henry III, [25 June, 1245].

Between Roger de Lascel, plaintiff, and Picot de Lascel, whom Thefania who was the wife of Eudo de Karl vouched to warrant, of 10 librates of land (excepting 2 bovates and 1 acre of land), in Alysby, and the mediety of the advowson of the church of the same vill [sic]. And between the same plaintiff and the same Picot, whom Flandrina who was the wife of Ralph Blundi vouched to warrant, of 2 bovates of land in the same vill. And between the same plaintiff and the same Picot, whom Hugh de Harington vouched to warrant, of 10 librates of land in the same vill.

Assize of mort d'ancestor. Roger has acknowledged the 10 librates, 2 bovates and 1 acre of land in Alesby, excepting the mediety of the advowson of the church of the same vill [sic], to be the right of Thephania, which she had as her free marriage-portion of the gift of Roger de Lascel the father of Pigot: to hold to Thephania and her heirs of Pigot for her whole life. And, moreover, Roger has acknowledged the other 10 librates of land to be the right of Hugh: to hold to Hugh and his heirs begotten of the body of Maud de Lascel, formerly the wife of Hugh, of Roger and his heirs, for ever, by the services which to the 10 librates belong. And for this Pigot de Lascel, the brother of Maud, has acknowledged all the land of Askerick and Scuruerton and Thyrnetoft that she has in co. York to be the right of Roger: to hold to Roger and his heirs of the chief lords of that fee, for ever, by the services which to all the aforesaid land belong. And for this Roger has granted to Pigot all the land of Askerick and of Scuruerton and of Thyrnetoft: to hold to Pigot for his whole life of the chief lords of those fees, by the services which to the land belong. So, to wit, that if Pigot shall have an heir begotten of his espoused wife, then all Pigot's land in co. York and all Roger's land in co. Lincoln, with the service of all the aforesaid land of Alesby, shall be halved between the heirs of Pigot and Roger; so that the heirs of Pigot shall hold their moiety of Roger and his heirs by the services which to that moiety belong. And if, perchance, it happen that Pigot die without an heir begotten of his espoused wife, then all his said land in co. York shall revert to Roger and his heirs, quit of the other heirs of Pigot, for ever. Roger has granted for himself and his heirs that Pigot shall give 10 librates of land of the same land in co. York to whomsoever and wheresoever he will from the time of the 24th year of king Henry son of king John; so, however, that if Pigot shall have given more of the aforesaid land in co. York than 10 librates, as is aforesaid, he shall after the said term restore to Roger as much as shall be in excess of the 10 librates. Roger has also granted for himself and his heirs that Roger de Lascel, the brother of the said Pigot, and his heirs shall hold 120 acres of land in the vill of Askerik, which Pigot has given to Roger, and which lie in a certain 'Rifley' in the territory of Askeryk, with a certain toft and croft, as much as pertains to 4 bovates of land, in the same vill, of Pigot for the whole life of Pigot by the services which to those 120 acres belong. And after the death of Pigot, Roger brother of Pigot and his heirs shall hold the aforesaid 120 acres of land of Roger de Lascel and his heirs, unless Pigot have an heir begotten of the wife espoused to him, as is aforesaid. And for this Roger brother of Pigot has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Roger and his heirs all the right and claim which he had or could have in the said lands and tenements of Askeryk, Scuruerton and of Thyrnetoft. And if it happen that Maud wife of Pigot shall overlive Pigot, the capital messuage of Askeryk shall remain to her for the capital messuage of her dower: to hold to Maud for her whole life with the other lands belonging to her dower.

No. 74. At Lincoln; in eight days of Trinity, 29 Henry III, [18 June, 1245].

Between Godfrey abbot of Vaudey, plaintiff, by brother Henry his monk put in his place, and Roger de Ingoldeby, touching this that Roger should acquit the abbot of the service which Gilbert de Gaunt demands of him in respect of his free tenement which he holds of Roger in Morton and Hermethorp, to wit, of 9 bovates of land; and whereupon the abbot complained that Gilbert distrained him to do to him homage, relief, scutage and suit of court for the tenement, whereof Roger ought to acquit him, as he says, because Roger is mesne between the abbot and Gilbert.

Plea. Roger has acknowledged the tenement to be the right of the abbot and his church of Vaudey, as that which the abbot and his predecessors and his church had of the gift of Osbert son of Nigel de Ingoldeby, the father of Roger, whose heir he is: to hold to the abbot and his successors and his church of Roger and his heirs in frank almoign. [Warranty.] The abbot has received Roger and his heirs into all the benefits and prayers that shall henceforth be made in his church for ever.

No. 75. At Lincoln; on the morrow of the Ascension of the Lord, 29 Henry III, [26 May, 1245].

Between Thomas de Grelay, plaintiff, and Ernisius son of Hugh de Nevill, tenant, of the manor of Grymestorp.

Plea. Thomas has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Ernisius and his heirs all the right and claim which he had in the manor, for ever. For this Ernisius has given Thomas 40 marks of silver.

No. 76. At Lincoln; on the morrow of the Ascension of the Lord, 29 Henry III, [26 May, 1245].

Between Thomas Fossard and Agnes his wife, Nichol de Lunderthorp and Edusa his wife, plaintiffs, by Thomas and Nichol put in the place of Agnes and Edusa, and Thomas prior of Sempingham, tenant, of 1 messuage, 1 bovate and 1 rode of land in Stowe, and of 4 acres of land and 1 acre of meadow in Billingburg.

Assize of mort d'ancestor. The prior has acknowledged the premises to be the right of Agnes and Edusa, and has rendered them to them in the same court: to hold to Thomas and Agnes, Nichol and Edusa and the heirs of Agnes and Edusa of the prior and his successors and his church of Sempingham for ever; rendering therefor yearly 4s. 6d. sterling; and doing therefor the foreign service which to the premises belongs. [Warranty.] For this the plaintiffs have given the prior 1 sore sparrow-hawk.

No. 77. At Lincoln; in eight days of Trinity, 29 Henry III, [18 June, 1245].

Between Walkelin de Ardern and Agnes his wife, plaintiffs, and Auda Gubinn, whom (quam) Walter de Kanuul, Thomas Gunny, Henry Paibien, Richard Ithewro and Mabel the widow vouched to warrant; and between the same plaintiffs and William de St. Quintin, whom Henry Estiby, Gregory son of Mabel, Henry le Paumer, Richard Prikemody and Thomas son of William vouched to warrant, of suit at the mill of Walkelin and Agnes in Normanneby.

Plea. Auda and William have granted for themselves and their heirs that their men holding those tenements in the vill of Normanneby shall henceforth do suit at the mill to Walkelin and Agnes and the heirs of Agnes at Normanneby for ever; and that they shall henceforth give for their multure the twentieth vessel for toll, and by this they shall be quit of toll. And if, perchance, it happen that the men holding those tenements are unable to grind at the said mill for want of water or by any other hindrance of the same mill, then it shall be lawful for them to grind elsewhere at their will, without hindrance and gainsaying of Walkelin and Agnes and the heirs of Agnes, as long as that defect or impediment, by which they are unable to grind there, shall last.

No. 78. At Lincoln; in eight days of Trinity, 29 Henry III, [18 June, 1245].

Between Beatrice daughter of Thomas, Geoffrey de Gunnesse and Maud his wife, John son of Geoffrey and Albreda his wife, plaintiffs, and Robert abbot of Thorneton, tenant, by brother Philip de Hedon, his canon, put in his place, of 1 toft and 2½ bovates of land, excepting 2 acres and 1 perch of land, in Croxeby.

Assize of mort d'ancestor. The plaintiffs have remised and quitclaimed from themselves and the heirs of Beatrice, Maud and Albreda to the abbot and his successors and his church all the right and claim which they had in the premises, for ever. For this the abbot has given the plaintiffs 20s. sterling.

No. 79. At Lincoln; in eight days of Trinity, 29 Henry III, [18 June, 1245].

Between Reyner de Burgeo and Joan his wife, by William Cheuere put in their place, Warin son of Hugh, and Alice his wife, by the same Warin put in the place of Alice, and Hervey de Stanho and Ela his wife, plaintiffs, by William Gambun put in their place, and Richard abbot of Croyland, tenant, of 1 messuage, 6 acres of meadow and 3 solidates of rent in Croyland.

Assize of mort d'ancestor. The plaintiffs have remised and quitclaimed from themselves and the heirs of Joan, Alice and Ela to the abbot and his successors and his church all the right and claim which they had in the premises, for ever. For this the abbot has given them 15l. sterling.

No. 80. At Lincoln; on the morrow of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 29 Henry III, [25 June, 1245].

Between Aylet daughter of William son of Adam, plaintiff, and William son of Adam, impedient, of 1 messuage, 18 acres of land in Sutthon.

Plea of warranty of charter. William has acknowledged all the premises to be the right of Aylet, as those which she has of his gift: to hold to Aylet and her heirs of William and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly half a pound of cumin at the feast of St. Botulph for all service, custom and demand. [Warranty.] For this Aylet has granted to William all the premises: to hold to him for his whole life of Aylet and her heirs; rendering therefor yearly 20s. sterling at three terms, etc., for all service, custom and demand. And after the death of William the premises shall revert to Aylet and her heirs, quit of the heirs of William, for ever.

No. 81. At Lincoln; from Easter in fifteen days, 29 Henry III, [30 April, 1245].

Between William de Engleby, plaintiff, and Jocelin de Ryskinton, impedient, of 2 carucates of land in Kyrketon and in Ryskinton.

Plea of warranty of charter. Jocelin has acknowledged the land to be the right of William as that which William has of the gift of Jocelin; to hold to William and his heirs of the chief lords of that fee for ever; doing therefor all the services which to the land belong. [Warranty.] For this William has granted to Jocelin the manor of Engelby, excepting the free tenants and their tenements, and his wood of the same vill, which remain to William by this fine; so, nevertheless, that Jocelin shall have his reasonable estovers in the same wood for 'Husbote' and 'Haybote,' for burning and fencing, without waste and destruction of the said wood: to hold to Jocelin of William and his heirs for the whole life of Jocelin; rendering therefor yearly one pair of gilt spurs or 6d. at Easter for all service, suit of court, custom and demand. [Warranty.] And after the death of Jocelin the manor shall revert to William and his heirs, quit of the heirs of Jocelin, for ever.

No. 82. At Lincoln; from Easter in five weeks, 29 Henry III, [21 May, 1245].

Between Walter de Kyluingholm, querent, and John de Thorne and Mabel his wife, impedients, by the same John put in the place of Mabel, of the moiety of 1 toft and 1 oblate of rent and 2 bovates of land, excepting 2 acres, in Kyluingholm.

Plea of warranty of charter. John and Mabel have acknowledged the premises to be the right of Walter, as those which he has of their gift: to hold to Walter and his heirs of John and Mabel and the heirs of Mabel for ever; rendering therefor yearly 1d. at Easter; and doing therefor to the chief lords of that fee for John and Mabel and the heirs of Mabel foreign service as much as to the premises belongs for all service, suit of court, custom and demand. [Warranty.] For this Walter has given John and Mabel 10 marks of silver.

No. 83. At Lincoln; from Easter in three weeks, 29 Henry III, [7 May, 1245].

Between Jollan de Hamby, querent, and William son of Ralph de Wyhum, deforciant, of customs and services which Jollan demanded of William in respect of the free tenement which Jollan holds in Wyhum, to wit, of 2 bovates of land; whereupon Jollan demanded of William that he should do for him for a scutage of 40s., whenever it should fall, 5s. 6d. for the tenement, and for more more and for less less; which service William has not heretofore acknowledged to him.

Plea. William has acknowledged and granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth do for Jollan and his heirs for a scutage of 40s., whenever it shall fall, 3s. 8d. for the tenement, and for more more and for less less. For this Jollan has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to William and his heirs all the arrears of the service and all the damages which he said that he had sustained, by reason of the witholding of the service, until the day on which this concord was made.

No. 84. At Lincoln; from Easter in fifteen days, 29 Henry III, [30 April, 1245].

Between Richard son of Tholy and Elizabeth his wife, Walter son of Eudo and Margaret his wife, plaintiffs, and Martin de Sybecey, tenant, of half a bovate of land, excepting 1½ acres, in Sybecey.

Assize of mort d' ancestor. Martin has acknowledged the land to be the right of Elizabeth and Margaret and has rendered it to them in the same court. For this the plaintiffs, at the petition of Martin, have granted to Andrew son of Hugh de Weston the moiety of all the aforesaid land, together with the capital messuage: to hold to Andrew and his heirs of the plaintiffs and the heirs of Elizabeth and Margaret, for ever; rendering therefor yearly one pound of incense for all service, suit of court, custom and demand. [Warranty.] For this Andrew, at the petition of the plaintiffs, has granted to Martin the moiety of the capital messuage; to hold to Martin for his life of Andrew and his heirs, free and quit of all secular service and demand. And after the death of Martin, the said moiety of the messuage shall revert to Andrew and his heirs, quit of the heirs of Martin, for ever. And, moreover, the plaintiffs have given Martin 9 marks of silver.

Endorsed: And Hugh son of Martin and Randulph his brother put in their claim.

No. 85. At Lincoln; from Easter in fifteen days, 29 Henry III, [30 April, 1245].

Between Roger son of William, and Isabel his wife, plaintiffs, and Joan de La L[a]und, tenant, of one bovate of land and one toft in Thorgramby.

Plea. Roger and Isabel have acknowledged the premises to be the right of Joan, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Isabel to Joan and her heirs for ever. For this Joan has given them 10s. sterling.

No. 86. At Lincoln; from Easter in five weeks, 29 Henry III, [21 May, 1245].

Between Walter de Kyluingholm, querent, and Matthew de Kiluingholm and Iseult his wife, impedients, by Matthew put in the place of Iseult, of 4½ acres of land and 1 perch of land in Kyluingholm.

Plea of warranty of charter. Matthew and Iseult have acknowledged the land to be the right of Walter, as that which he has of their gift: to hold to Walter and his heirs of Matthew and Iseult and the heirs of Iseult for ever; rendering therefor yearly 1 pin (acum) at Pentecost for all service, custom and demand. [Warranty.] For this Walter has given Matthew and Iseult 60s. sterling.

No. 87. At Lincoln; on the morrow of the Ascension of the Lord, 29 Henry III, [26 May, 1245].

Between Cecily who was the wife of William de la Launde, plaintiff, by Gilbert de Chele put in her place, and Syrith de Dunigton, tenant, of the fourth part of one bovate of land in Donigton.

Plea. Syrith has acknowledged the land to be the right of Cecily, and has rendered it to her in the same court. And for this Cecily has remised and quitclaimed from herself and her heirs all the right and claim which she had in the neifty of Syrith and all her sequel issuing from her (ab ca), for ever; so, nevertheless, that Syrith and her heirs shall render every year to William de Landa and his heirs 1d. at the feast of St. Michael.

No. 88. At Lincoln; in eight days of Trinity, 29 Henry III, [18 June, 1245].

Between Thomas prior of Bridlinton, querent, and Hugh son of Martin Swayn, deforciant, of customs and services which the prior demanded from Hugh in respect of the free tenement which he holds of the prior in Lincoln, to wit, of one toft; whereupon the prior demanded of Hugh that he should render to him yearly 3s. 4d. sterling for the tenement; which service Hugh has not heretofore acknowledged to him.

Plea. Hugh has acknowledged and granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth render every year to the prior, his successors and his church 3s. 4d. sterling at two terms for the tenement, etc., for all service, custom and demand. For this the prior has remised to Hugh all the arrears of the service which he demanded of him until the day on which this concord was made.

No. 89. At Lincoln; in eight days of Trinity, 29 Henry III, [18 June, 1245].

Between Ralph prior of the hospital of St. Katherine of Lincoln, querent, and William son of Jordan, and Maud his wife, impedients, of 2 bovates of land and 6 acres of meadow in Boby.

Plea of warranty of charter. William and Maud have acknowledged the premises to be the right of the prior and his church of Lincoln, as those which the prior and his church have of their gift: to hold to the prior and his successors and his church in pure and perpetual alms, free and quit of all secular service and demand, for ever. William and Maud and the heirs of Maud shall warrant, acquit and defend the premises to the prior and his successors and his church against all men for ever. And the prior has received William and Maud and the heirs of Maud into all the benefits and prayers which shall henceforth be made in his church for ever.

No. 90. At Lincoln; in eight days of Trinity, 29 Henry III, [18 June, 1245].

Between Gilbert Pilat, plaintiff, by Robert Pilat put in his place, and Beatrice de Munby, by William de Thusse put in her place, and Alice sister of the same Beatrice, by Thomas le Clerc of Munby put in her place, whom Richard abbot of Croyland vouched to warrant, of 13 acres of land in Claxeby.

Plea. Gilbert has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Beatrice and Alice and their heirs all the right and claim which he had in the said 13 acres of land, for ever. And for this Beatrice and Alice have given Gilbert 2½ marks of silver.

No. 91. At Lincoln; in eight days of Trinity, 29 Henry III, [18 June, 1245].

Between John son of Ralph, and Edusa his wife, plaintiffs, and Robert de Stures, tenant, of 29 acres of land and 1 rood of meadow in Faldingwrthe.

Recognition of the grand assize. John and Edusa have acknowledged the premises to be the right of Robert, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Edusa to Robert and his heirs for ever. And for this Robert has granted to John and Edusa 1 rood of meadow in the same vill, to wit, that rood which lies in the meadow called Westlanges, together with a certain plot (placia) of land which lies between the land of Robert Alger on the west and the land of Thomas son of John son of Baldwin on the east, in the same vill: to hold to John and Edusa and the heirs of Edusa of Robert and his heirs for ever, together with 1 bovate of land which John and Edusa heretofore held of Robert in the same vill; rendering therefor yearly 3s. sterling at 2 terms, etc., for all service, custom and demand.

No. 92. At Lincoln; from Easter in three weeks, 29 Henry III, [7 May, 1245].

Between John son of Alan de Brancewell, plaintiff, and John de Bayocis, tenant, of 6 bovates of land in Brancewell, and of the advowson of the church of the same vill.

Plea. John de Bayocis has acknowledged the premises to be the right of John son of Alan: to hold to him and his heirs of John de Bayocis and his heirs for ever; doing therefor the service of the third part of one knight's fee for all service, custom and demand. And for this John son of Alan, at the petition of John de Bayocis, has given and granted to God and the blessed Mary and the brethren of the knights of the Temple of Solomon at Jerusalem 3 bovates of land of the same land, together with the moiety of the capital messuage belonging to the same land, and the advowson of the said church: to hold to the brethren and their successors of John son of Alan and his heirs in pure and perpetual alms, free and quit of all secular service and demand, for ever. And John son of Alan and his heirs shall warrant to the brethren and their successors the land and the moiety of the capital messuage and the advowson of the church as their free and perpetual alms against all men for ever. And, moreover, John son of Alan has given John de Bayocis 10 marks of silver.

No. 93. At Lincoln; from Easter in three weeks, 29 Henry III, [7 May, 1245].

Between John de Cateby, plaintiff, and Ralph de Beseby and Alice his wife, tenants, by the said Ralph put in the place of Alice, of 2 bovates and 12 selions of land in Cateby. And between the same plaintiff and the same Ralph and Alice, whom Richard de Cateby vouched to warrant, of 1 bovate of land and 1 toft, excepting 1 perch in length and 6 feet in breadth, in the same vill.

Recognition of the grand assize. Ralph and Alice have acknowledged all the land and the toft to be the right of John. For this John has granted to Ralph and Alice all the land and the toft, excepting 1 bovate of land and 1 toft, which Ralph and Alice heretofore held of the dean and chapter of Lincoln, which shall remain to John and his heirs by this fine for ever: to hold to Ralph and Alice and the heirs of Alice of the chief lords of that fee for ever; doing therefor all the service which to the land belongs.

No. 94. At Lincoln; from Easter in one month, 29 Henry III, [14 May, 1245].

Between Richard son of Richard Duket, querent, and Richard Duket, impedient, of 3 carucates of land and 1 messuage in Filingham.

Plea of warranty of charter. Richard Duket has acknowledged the premises to be the right of Richard son of Richard Duket, as those which Richard son of Richard Duket has of the gift of Richard Duket: to hold to Richard son of Richard Duket and his heirs to be begotten of the wife espoused to him, of the chief lords of that fee, for ever; doing therefor for Richard Duket and his heirs all the services which to the land and messuage belong. [Warranty.] For this Richard son of Richard Duket has granted to Richard Duket the land and messuage: to hold to Richard Duket for his whole life of Richard son of Richard Duket and his heirs begotten of the wife espoused to him; rendering therefor yearly one mark of silver at the feast of St. Michael for all service, custom and demand. And after the death of Richard Duket the land and messuage shall revert to Richard son of Richard Duket and his heirs begotten of the wife espoused to him, quit of the other heirs of Richard Duket, for ever. And if it happen that Richard son of Richard Duket die without an heir begotten of the wife espoused to him, the land and messuage shall revert to the heirs of Richard Duket, quit of the other heirs of Richard son of Richard Duket, for ever.

No. 95. At Lincoln; on the morrow of Trinity, 29 Henry III, [12 June, 1245].

Between Reginald and Picot sons of Picot, plaintiffs, and Richard son of Andrew and Maud his wife, tenants, of 16 acres of land and 1 messuage in Aluingham.

Plea. Richard and Maud have acknowledged the land and messuage to be the right of Reginald and Picot, and have rendered them to them in the same court: to hold to Reginald and Picot and their heirs of the chief lords of that fee for ever; doing therefor all the services which to the land and messuage belong. For this Reginald and Picot have given them 20s. sterling.

No. 96. At Lincoln; from Easter in fifteen days, 29 Henry III, [30 April, 1245].

Between Henry de Tholetorp and Emma his wife, plaintiffs, and John de Huntinfeld, tenant, of 16 acres of land in Toftes.

Assize of mort d'ancestor. Henry and Emma have acknowledged the land to be the right of John, and have remised and quitclaimed it from themselves and the heirs of Emma to John and his heirs, for ever. For this John has given them one sore sparrow-hawk.

No. 97. At Lincoln; from Easter in three weeks, 29 Henry III, [7 May, 1245].

Between Geoffrey Le Despenser, querent, by Hugh de Sanford put in his place, and Robert le Leu', deforciant, by Richard le Leu' put in his place, of the manor of Kaueneby, and of the marriages of John son and heir of the said Geoffrey and Joan daughter and heir of the said Robert, and Ralph son and heir of Robert Musard and Sarah daughter of Ralph de Crumbwell.

Plea of covenant. Robert has given and granted to John le Despenser son of the said Geoffrey in free marriage with Joan his daughter all his land which he had or might have in the vill of Kaueneby, without any retainment; and for this Geoffrey has given and granted to Robert the marriage of Ralph Musard, son and heir of Robert Musard, to the use of Sarah who was the daughter of Ralph de Crumbwell, about to be espoused to the said Sarah; provided, however, that if Joan does not wish or is not able to marry herself to John Le Despenser, so that the marriage be hindered or broken off by her or her friends, or if Joan die before she come to marriageable age (si de predicta Johanna ante annos nubiles humanitatis contigeril), or if it happen that Robert shall beget other children by raising up sons or daughters, then all the said land of Kaueneby shall remain to Geoffrey Le Despenser and his heirs or his assignes until Geoffrey and his heirs or his assigns shall receive from Robert and his heirs 40 marks of silver for the marriage of Ralph Musard. And if it happen that John son of Geoffrey die before he come to marriageable age, Robert has granted for himself and his heirs to Geoffrey and his heirs or his assigns the marriage of the said Joan his daughter to marry her to whomsoever they will, provided, however, that she shall not be married to an inferior (disparagetur). Likewise, if Sarah die before she come to marriageable age, Geoffrey has granted for himself and his heirs that Robert and his heirs or his assigns shall be able to marry Ralph Musard to whomsoever they will, provided, however, that he shall not be married to an inferior, as is aforesaid.

No. 98. At Lincoln; from Easter in one month, 29 Henry III, [14 May, 1245].

Between Theobald de Stikeswald, querent, and William de Dyue and Ermentrude his wife, by Richard de Ware put in the place of Ermentrude, of this, that William and Ermentrude should acquit Theobald of the service which Gilbert de Gaunt demands of him in respect of his free tenement which he holds of William and Ermentrude in Wyllkheby; whereupon Theobald complained that Gilbert destrained him to do suit at his court of Fokyngham for the tenement, to wit, for the fourth part of one knight's fee; of which suit William and Ermentrude ought to acquit him, as he says, because they are mesne between him and Gilbert.

Plea. William and Ermentrude have acknowledged the tenement to be the right of Theobald; to hold to Theobald and his heirs of William and Ermentrude and the heirs of Ermentrude for ever; doing therefor the service of the fourth part of one knight; and doing therefor suit to William and Ermentrude and the heirs of Ermentrude at their court of Hayl, to wit, as often as their court shall be held there by themselves or their attorney, at the summons of William and Ermentrude and the heirs of Ermentrude or their bailiff; so, nevertheless, that when there shall be judgement to be done in it in respect of a plea which shall be there by the king's writ, and likewise when there shall be any thief to be judged in it, that he shall be there by compulsion of the court and at the reasonable summons of William and Ermentrude or their heirs. And if it happen that any contention shall arise between Theobald's peers (pares) that he shall be there himself or by his attorney, by compulsion of the court, to do justice. And likewise when a contention shall arise between Theobald and his peers, that he shall be there to receive justice, as is aforesaid. [Warranty.] And for this Theobald has remised and quitclaimed for himself and his heirs to William and Ermentrude and the heirs of Ermentrude all the damages which he said that he had sustained by reason of the distraint, for ever.

No. 99. At Lincoln; from Easter in three weeks, 29 Henry III, [7 May, 1245].

Between Gerard son of Gerard de Furniuall, querent, and Cristiana de Furniuall, impedient, of the manor of Hulme, and of 2 bovates of land in Sutton and Bekingeham, together with the advowson of the church of Bekingeham.

Plea of warranty of charter. Cristiana has acknowledged the premises to be the right of Gerard, as those which he has of her gift: to hold to Gerard and his heirs begotten of the wife espoused to him of Cristiana and her heirs for ever; doing therefor the service of half a knight for all service, suit of court, custom and demand. [Warranty.] And if it happen that Gerard die without an heir begotten of the wife espoused to him, Cristiana being alive, the premises shall revert to Cristiana and her heirs, quit of the other heirs of Gerard, for ever. And if Gerard survive after the death of Cristiana, and die without an heir begotten of the wife espoused to him, the premises shall revert to Joan, daughter of the said Cristiana, sister of the said Gerard, and the heirs begotten of her body, as is aforesaid. And if Joan die without an heir begotten of her body, all the premises shall revert to John de Braybrock, son of Cristiana, and his heirs begotten of the wife espoused to him as is aforesaid; and if John die without an heir begotten of the wife espoused to him, the premises shall revert to Alice, Margery and Mabel, daughters of Cristiana, and their heirs, for ever. And for this Gerard has given Cristiana one sore sparrow-hawk.

No. 100. At Lincoln; on the morrow of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 29 Henry III, [25 June, 1245].

Between Geoffrey de Swalecliue, querent, and Ralph Wagge and Berte his wife, impedients, by Carleol' son of Gilbert de Lincoln put in the place of Ralph, of 10 acres and 1 perch of land in Luth.

Plea of warranty of charter. Ralph and Berte have acknowledged the land to be the right of Geoffrey, as that which he has of their gift: to hold to Geoffrey and his heirs of the chief lords of that fee for ever; doing therefor for Ralph and Berte and the heirs of Berte all the services which to the land belong. [Warranty.] For this Geoffrey has given them 10l. sterling.

No. 101. At Lincoln; on the morrow of Trinity, 29 Henry III, [12 June, 1245].

Between Geoffrey son of Richard King, plaintiff, and Matthew son of Matthew le Marchand, tenant, of 2 acres of land in Spalding.

Assize of mort d' ancestor. Geoffrey has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Matthew and his heirs all the right and claim which he had in the land, for ever. For this Matthew has given him 4 marks of silver.

No. 102. At Lincoln; from Easter in five weeks, 29 Henry III, [21 May, 1245].

Between Thomas Takel and Maud his wife, querents, by the said Thomas put in the place of Maud, and Margaret daughter of Osbert, impedient, of the third part of 4 bovates of land in Northtorp.

Plea of warranty of charter. Margaret has acknowledged the land to be the right of Maud, as that which Thomas and Maud have of her gift: to hold to Thomas and Maud and the heirs of Maud of the chief lords of that fee for ever; doing therefor for Margaret and her heirs all the services which to the premises belong. [Warranty.] And for this Thomas and Maud have granted for themselves and the heirs of Maud to Margaret that they shall find every year for the whole life of Margaret 4 quarters of corn at two terms, to wit, at the feast of St. Michael 1 quarter of wheat and 1 quarter of barley, and on the Nativity of the Lord 1 quarter of wheat and 1 quarter of barley. After the death of Margaret, Thomas and Maud and the heirs of Maud shall be quit of the payment of the said corn, for ever. And, moreover, Thomas and Maud have given Margaret 1 mark of silver.

No. 103. At Lincoln; from Easter in one month, 29 Henry III, [14 May, 1245].

Between Robert de Bruys and Beatrice his wife, plaintiffs, by Geoffrey Buyss put in the place of Beatrice, and William de Kesteby, tenant, of 1 messuage and 10 acres of land in Kesteby.

Plea. William has acknowledged the premises to be the right of Beatrice, and has remised and quitclaimed them from himself and his heirs to Robert and Beatrice and the heirs of Beatrice, for ever. And for this Robert and Beatrice have given William 1 sore sparrow-hawk.

No. 104. At Lincoln; on the morrow of the close of Easter, 29 Henry III, [24 April, 1245].

Between Robert bishop of Lincoln, plaintiff, by William de Lee put in his place, and Henry the Chamberlain (Camerarius), tenant, of 4 bovates, 6 acres of land and 9 tofts in Wykingheby. And between the same bishop, plaintiff, and the said Henry, whom Agnes prioress of Steynfeld vouched to warrant, of 14 acres of land in the same vill.

Recognition of the grand assize. Henry has acknowledged the land and tofts to be the right of the bishop and his church of Lyncoln. For this the bishop has granted the premises to Henry: to hold to him and his heirs of the bishop and his successors and his church, for ever; rendering therefor yearly 20s. sterling for all service belonging to the bishop his successors and his church, whereas Henry was not used heretofore to render to the bishop more than 10s. for the said tenement.

Footnotes

1 '3½' is probably a mistake for '5½.'