Final Concords for Lincs
30-33 Henry III (Case 130, File 33)

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Case 130, File 33: 30–33 Henry III

No. 1. At York; on the morrow of St. John the Baptist, 30 Henry III, [25 June, 1246].

Between Robert de Kyme, querent, and Simon de Kyme, deforciant, of 23 quarters of wheat, 23 quarters of barley and 50 quarters of oats, which are in arrear to Robert in respect of a yearly rent of 20 quarters of wheat, 20 quarters of barley and 50 quarters of oats which he owes to him.

Plea. Simon has acknowledged and granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth render every year to Robert, for his whole life, 23 quarters of wheat, 23 quarters of barley, 50 quarters of oats, 14 marks of silver and 40d. at three terms, etc., at Kyme. And, moreover, Simon has given Robert 30 marks of silver for his arrears. And after Robert's death, Simon and his heirs shall be quit of all the said payment of corn and pence for ever. And for this Robert has granted to Simon all the rents and tenements which Robert formerly had of the gift of Thomas de Muleton in St. Botulph in the county of Lincoln, without any retainment: to hold to Simon and his heirs of the chief lords of that fee for ever; doing therefor all the services which to those rents and tenements belong. Moreover, Robert has remised and quitclaimed from himself to Simon and his heirs all the arrears of the corn and pence and all the damages which he said that he had sustained by reason of the withholding of the rent until the day on which this concord was made.

(fn. 1) Lincoln, not in co. York. (fn. 1) York.

Endorsed: And Lambert de Muleton puts in his claim to the aforesaid land.

No. 2. At Westminster; from St. Hilary in fifteen days, 30 Henry III, [27 January, 1245–6].

Between Thomas prior of Ormesby, querent, and Ralph de Hauley, impedient, of the advowson of the church of St. Bartholomew of Couenham.

Plea. The prior has acknowledged the advowson to be the right of Ralph, and has remised and quitclaimed it from himself and his successors and his church to Ralph and his heirs, for ever. And for this Ralph has given and granted to the prior 2 bovates of land in Couenham, (excepting the tofts which were of the appurtenances of the 2 bovates, and which shall remain to Ralph and his heirs by this fine), to wit, 1 bovate of land which William the Carpenter (Carpuntarius) heretofore held, and 1 bovate of land which Gilbert son of Aslacus heretofore held: to hold to the prior and his successors and his church in frank almoign. [Warranty.]

No. 3. At Westminster; from St. Hilary in fifteen days, 30 Henry III, [27 January, 1245–6].

Between Ralph de Leycestre, parson of the church of Irnham, querent, and Andrew Luterel, deforciant, of common of pasture in Irnham which Ralph claimed to have for his cattle of every kind as belonging to his church of Irnham.

Plea. Andrew has granted for himself and his heirs that Ralph and his successors, parsons of the church, and his church, shall henceforth have common of pasture for his cattle of every kind everywhere in the woods and pastures of Irnham, for ever, excepting in Andrew's park in the same vill as it was enclosed on the day on which this concord was made, in which park they shall not have any common. And for this Ralph has given Andrew one sore sparrow-hawk.

No. 4. At Westminster; from Easter in three weeks, 30 Henry III, [29 April, 1246].

Between Nigel de Amundeuill, plaintiff, and Herbert abbot of Albemarl, whom Robert abbot of Thorinton vouched to warrant, of the advowson of the church of Carleton.

Recognition of the grand assize. Nigel has acknowledged the advowson to be the right of the abbot and his church, and has remised and quitclaimed it from himself and his heirs to the abbot and his successors and his church, for ever. For this the abbot has given Nigel 20 marks of silver.

No. 5. At Westminster; from St. John the Baptist in fifteen days, 30 Henry III, [8 July, 1246].

Between Roger de Hagh and Hawis his wife, and Maud and Agnes sisters of the said Hawys, plaintiffs, by Roger put in the place of Hawys, Maud and Agnes, and William son of Lettice (Leticie), tenant, of 1 messuage and 6 bovates of land in Geueleston.

Plea. The plaintiffs have acknowledged the premises to be the right of William; and for this William has granted to them 2 bovates of land of the same land, to wit, those 2 bovates which lie scattered (particulatim) in the fields always next the land of Geoffrey Le Manner in the same vill: to hold to the plaintiffs and the heirs of Hawis, Maud and Agnes of William and his heirs, for ever; rendering therefor yearly 4s. 5¼d., at four terms, etc., for all service, custom and demand to William and his heirs belonging; and doing therefor to the chief lords of that fee for William and his heirs all the other services which to the 2 bovates belong. [Warranty.]

No. 6. At Westminster; from Easter in fifteen days, 30 Henry III, [22 April, 1246].

Between Ranulph son of Richard, plaintiff, and Andrew de Swaleclyue, tenant, of 2 bovates. and 10 acres of land and 1 messuage in Branceby (Banceby), and of half a bovate and the fourth part of 1 bovate of land in Stretton.

Plea. Ranulph has acknowledged the land and messuage to be the right of Andrew: to hold to Andrew and his heirs of Ranulph and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 3 halfpennies at Easter for all service, suit of court, custom and demand to Ranulph and his heirs belonging; and doing therefor to the chief lords of that fee for Ranulph and his heirs all the other services which to the land and messuage belong. [Warranty.] And for this Andrew has given Ranulph 1 sore sparrow-hawk.

No. 7. At Westminster; in eight days of St. Michael, 30 Henry III, [6 October, 1246].

Between William de Sumercotes, querent, and Augnes de Sumercotes, impedient, of two parts of the third part of the manor of Scremby, two parts of the third part of 6l. of rent in Basingham and two parts of the third part of the moiety of the manor of Kyrkeby.

Plea of warranty of charter. Augnes has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of William as those which he has of her gift: to hold to William and his heirs of Augnes and her heirs, for ever; rendering therefor yearly one pair of white gloves or one halfpenny at Easter for all service, custom and demand to Augnes and her heirs belonging; and doing therefor to the chief lords of that fee for Augnes and her heirs all the other services which to the tenements belong. [Warranty.] And for this William has given Augnes I sore sparrow-hawk.

No. 8. At Westminster; from St. John the Baptist in fifteen days, 30 Henry III, [8 July, 1246].

Between Gilbert de Sancto Laudo and Roesia his wife, querents, and Walter Ketene, deforciant, of customs and services which Gilbert and Roesia demanded of him in respect of his free tenement which he holds of them in Staunford, to wit, of the fourth part of one carucate of land; and whereupon Gilbert and Roesia demanded of Walter that he should render to them yearly 5s. sterling for the tenement; which service Walter has not heretofore acknowledged to them.

Plea. Walter has acknowledged and granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth render every year to Gilbert and Roesia and the heirs of Roesia 5s. 5s. [sic] sterling for the tenement for all service, custom and demand. And for this Gilbert and Roesia have given him I sore sparrow-hawk.

No. 9. At Leicester (Layc'); in eight days of St. Hilary, 31 Henry III, [20 January, 1246–7].

Between Thomas de Welleby, plaintiff, and Stephen son of Stephen de Gaunt, whom Stephen de Gaunt vouched to warrant, of 7 bovates of land in Welleby.

Plea. Thomas has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Stephen son of Stephen and his heirs all the right and claim which he had in the land, for ever. For this Stephen de Gaunt, at the petition of Stephen son of Stephen, has given and granted to Thomas one virgate of land in Sauseby, to wit, that virgate of land which Robert Siluester heretofore held: to hold to Thomas for his whole life of Stephen and his heirs; rendering therefor yearly one pair of white gloves or one halfpenny at Easter; and doing therefor the foreign service which to the virgate belongs for all service and demand. And after the death of Thomas, the virgate shall revert to Stephen de Gaunt and his heirs, quit of the heirs of Thomas, for ever. And, moreover, Stephen has given Thomas 100s. sterling.

No. 10. At Ocham; on the morrow of St. Peter ad Vincula, 31 Henry III, [2 August, 1247].

Between William son of William Weynesythe, plaintiff, and William de Aumundeuill, whom William de Blesby vouched to warrant, of 3 bovates of land and 2 tofts in Bleseby.

Plea. William son of William has acknowledged the land and tofts to be the right of William de Aumundeuill; and for this William de Aumundeuill has granted to William son of William one toft of the said tofts and two parts of the aforesaid land, to wit, that toft which Richard de Elmede heretofore held, and those two parts of the said land which everywhere lie towards the sun: to hold to William son of William and his heirs of William de Bleseby and his heirs, for ever; rendering therefor yearly 5s. 4d. and two parts of one pound of pepper; and doing therefor the foreign service which to the toft and the two parts of the land belongs, for all service and demand. And the other toft and the surplusage of the land shall remain to William de Bleseby and his heirs, quit of William son of William and his heirs, for ever.

No. 11. At Canterbury; from St. Michael in three weeks, 31 Henry III, [20 October, 1247].

Between William son of William Bardolf, querent, and William Bardolf, impedient, of the manor of Fillingham and the moiety of the manor of Ruskenton.

Plea of warranty of charter. William Bardolf has acknowledged the premises to be the right of William son of William Bardolf, as those which he has of his gift. For this William son of William Bardolf has granted the premises to William Bardolf: to hold to William Bardolf for his whole life of the chief lords of that fee by the services which to the premises belong. And after the death of William Bardolf the premises shall revert wholly to William son of William Bardolf and his heir begotten of his body, quit of the heirs of William Bardolf: to hold of the heirs of William Bardolf by the services which to those tenements belong, for ever. And if, by chance, it happen that William son of William Burdolf die without an heir begotten of his body the premises shall remain to the heirs of William Bardolf: to hold of the chief lords of those fees, according as is aforesaid, for ever.

No. 12. At Canterbury; from St. Michael in fifteen days, 31 Henry III, [13 October, 1247].

Between Juliana who was the wife of Hugh Myrre, plaintiff, and Henry le Moyne, tenant, of 14 acres of land, excepting one toft, in Spalding and Pyncebek.

Plea. Henry has acknowledged the land to be the right of Juliana; and for this Juliana has granted the land to Henry: to hold to him and his heirs of her and her heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 18d. for all service, custom and demand. [Warranty.] And Henry has given and granted to Juliana one acre of land in Pyncebek which lies between Henry's land on the north side and the land of William son of Ralph on the south side: to hold to Juliana and her heirs of Henry and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 6d. at the feast of St. Botulph for all service, custom and demand. [Warranty.] And, moreover, Henry has given Juliana 14 marks of silver.

No. 13. At Canterbury; from St. Michael in three weeks, 31 Henry III, [20 October, 1247].

Between Walter son of Basil, Jocelin and Hugh his brothers, plaintiffs, and William de Hengelby, tenant, of the fourth part of 240 acres, 14 bovates, and the fourth part of 1 bovate of land in Ryskinton and Kirketon, which Walter, Jocelin and Hugh claimed to be their reasonable part which came to them of the inheritance which was of Jocelin Coterel, their maternal uncle (avunculi), whose heirs they are.

Plea. The plaintiffs have remised and quitclaimed from themselves and their heirs to William and his heirs all the right and claim which they had in the said fourth part of the same land, for ever. And for this William has given them 12 marks of silver.

No. 14. At Canterbury; from St. Michael in one month, 31 Henry III, [27 October, 1247].

Between Alan son of William de Kyrkeby, querent, and Symon de Kyme, touching this, that Simon should acquit him of the service which William Lungeespeye and Idonea his wife demand of him in respect of the free tenement which he holds of Simon in Kyrkeby, Euedon and Layethorp, to wit, of 3 carucates of land; and whereupon Alan complained that William and Idonea distrained him to do to them for a scutage of 40s., when it shall fall 30s., and for more more and for less less, in respect of the tenement; of which service Simon, who is mesne between them, ought to acquit him.

Plea. Simon has acknowledged and granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth acquit and defend Alan and his heirs against William and Idonea and the heirs of Idonea in respect of the service, for ever. And, moreover, Simon has acknowledged the tenement to be the right of Alan: to hold to him and his heirs of Simon and his heirs for ever; doing therefor for a scutage of 40[s.], when it shall fall, 24s., and for more more and for less less, for all service, custom and demand. [Warranty.] And for this Alan has remised and quitclaimed from himself to Simon all the damages which he said that he had sustained by reason of the distraint, for ever.

No. 15. At Canterbury; from St. Michael in fifteen days, 31 Henry III, [13 October, 1247].

Between William de Curzun, querent, and Robert de Luffwyk' and Beatrice his wife, impedients, of 6 bovates of land in Basingham and Stapilford.

Plea of warranty of charter. Robert and Beatrice have acknowledged the land to be the right of William, as that which William has of their gift: to hold to William and his heirs of Robert and Beatrice and the heirs of Beatrice for ever; doing therefor to the chief lords of that fee for Robert and Beatrice and the heirs of Beatrice all the services which to the land belong. [Warranty.] And for this William has given Robert and Beatrice 16 marks of silver.

Endorsed: William de Sumercote puts in his claim.

No. 16. At Canterbury; from St. Michael in fifteen days, 31 Henry III, [13 October, 1247].

Between Roger son of Robert, plaintiff, and Henry son of Gilbert de Lekeburn, tenant, of two parts of 2 carucates of land in Lekeburne, and of two parts of 2 carucates of land in Demelby. And between the same plaintiff and the same Henry, whom Peter de Wyham and Lauretta his wife vouched to warrant, of the third part of 2 carucates of land in Lekeburne, and of the third part of 2 carucates of land in Demelby.

Plea. Roger has acknowledged all the land to be the right of Henry, and has remised and quitclaimed it from himself and his heirs to Henry and his heirs for ever. And for this Henry has given Roger 15 marks of silver.

No. 17. At Warwick; from Easter in three weeks, 31 Henry III, [21 April, 1247].

Between brother Robert de Sanford, master of the knights of the Temple in England, querent, by brother Geoffrey the purchaser (emptorem), put in his place, and William Bardolf, deforciant, of one mark of silver which was in arrear to the master in respect of a yearly rent of one mark which was due to him in respect of William's mill of Reskinton.

Plea. William son of the said William Bardolf, who held the manor of Riskinton together with the aforesaid mill of the gift of the said William on the day on which this concord was made, was present in the same court; and, at the petition of William Bardolf, has granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth render every year to the master and his successors and the brethren of the Temple, for William Bardolf and his heirs, one mark of silver from the mill, by the hands of the bailiffs of William and his heirs of (de) the same manor, or by the hands of those who shall hereafter hold the mill, for ever, at two terms at Reskinton, etc.; so nevertheless, that if the mill shall at any time fall down, William son of William and his heirs shall render to them yearly the aforesaid mark of silver from the aforesaid manor at the aforesaid terms, for ever. And, moreover, William son of William has given the master one mark of silver; and for this the master has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his successors and the brethren to William Bardolf and his heirs all the arrears of the rent and all the damages which he said that he had sustained by reason of the with olding of the rent until the day on which this concord was made.

No. 18. At Westminster; from Trinity in three weeks, 31 Henry III, [16 June, 1247].

Between Simon de Sowe, plaintiff, by William de Suwerk' put in his place, and John de Marton, tenant, of half a bovate of land in Marton.

Plea. John has acknowledged the land, together with 2 tofts belonging to it, to be the right of Simon, and has rendered them to him in the same court. And for this Simon, at the petition of John, has given and granted to Roger de Sowe the aforesaid land and messuages [sic]: to hold to Roger and his heirs of the chief lords of that fee, by the services which to the land and messuages belong, for ever. And, moreover, Simon has given John 6½ marks of silver.

No. 19. At Westminster; from St. Martin in fifteen days, 31 Henry III, [25 November, 1246].

Between Richard son of Walter de Suth Leyrton, plaintiff, and William Cymagre and Margery his wife, tenants, of the moiety of the third part of 2 bovates of land in Stowe, and of 3 acres of meadow in Lee.

Plea. The tenants have acknowledged the land and meadow to be the right of Richard, and have rendered them to him in the same court: to hold to Richard and his heirs of William and Margery and the heirs of Margery for ever; rendering therefor yearly 22d. at the Assumption of the blessed Mary for all service, custom and demand. [Warranty.] And for this Richard has given William and Margery 70s. sterling.

No. 20. At Westminster; on the morrow of St. Martin, 31 Henry III, [12 November, 1246].

Between Robert de Samford, master of the knights of the Temple in England, querent, by Gilbert de Derleg' put in his place, and John son of Hugh Pygot, [deforciant], touching this that John should acquit the master of the service which Gilbert de Gaunt demands of him in respect of the free tenement which he holds of John in Asgarby and Leythorp; and whereupon the master complained that Gilbert distrained him to do suit at his court of Fukingham from three weeks to three weeks; of which service John, who is mesne between them, ought to acquit him.

Plea. John has acknowledged and granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth acquit the master and his successors and the brethren of the knights of the Temple of Solomon against Gilbert and his heirs in respect of the said suit, and of all the other services which to that tenement belong, for ever. And, moreover, John has acknowledged the tenement to be the right of the master and brethren: to hold to the master and his successors and the brethren in frank almoign. [Warranty.] And the master has received John and his heirs into all the benefits and prayers which shall henceforth be made in his house of the knights of the Temple, for ever.

No. 21. At Westminster; from Easter in fifteen days, 31 Henry III, [14 April, 1247].

Between Peter de Staunford, querent, and Elena daughter of Walter Furnage, impedient, of 4 bovates of land in Crosholm and Norton.

Plea of warranty of charter. Elena has acknowledged the land to be the right of Peter, as that which he has of her gift: to hold to Peter and his heirs of Elena and her heirs, for ever; rendering therefor yearly one pound of cumin at the feast of St. Michael for all service, custom and demand to Elena and her heirs belonging; and doing therefor to the chief lords of that fee for Elena and her heirs all the other services which to the land belong. [Warranty.] And for this Peter has granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth provide for Elena all her estovers as long as she lives. And if it happen that Elena shall survive Peter, two parts of the land shall remain to her for her whole life: to hold of the chief lords of that fee by the services which to those two parts of the land belong; rendering therefor yearly to the heirs of Peter one pair of white gloves at Easter. And after Elena's death the two parts shall revert to the heirs of Peter, quit, for ever.

No. 22. At Westminster; in eight days of St. Martin, 31 Henry III, [18 November, 1246].

Between Geoffrey de Swalueclyue, querent, and Roger le Taylur and Hawis his wife, impedients, of four bovates of land in Alfleteby.

Plea of warranty of charter. Roger and Hawis 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 Roger and Hawis and the heirs of Hawis, for ever; rendering therefor yearly Id. at the feast of St. Michael; and rendering therefor yearly to Hugh son of Jollan de Stowe, the chief lord of that fee, for Roger and Hawys and the heirs of Hawys 20d. for all service, custom and demand. [Warranty.] And for this Geoffrey has given Roger and Hawys 40 marks of silver. And this concord was made the aforesaid Hugh being present and acknowledging that he could claim no right in the land excepting the 20d. which is aforesaid.

No. 23. At Westminster; from Easter in one month, 31 Henry III, [28 April, 1247].

Between Gilbert Seluayn, plaintiff, and Alan de Cranewell, tenant, by William de Cranewell put in his place, of 1 messuage and 2 bovates and 2 acres of land in Cranewell.

Plea. Gilbert has acknowledged the messuage and land to be the right of Alan: to hold to Alan and his heirs of Gilbert and his heirs, for ever; rendering therefor yearly one pound of cumin at the feast of St. Botulph; and doing therefor foreign service as much as belongs to so much land of the same fee in the same vill for all service, custom and demand. [Warranty.] And for this Alan has given Gilbert 4 marks of silver.

No. 24. At Westminster; from Easter in fifteen days, 31 Henry III, [14 April, 1247].

Between Henry de Bathonia, querent, by Baldwyn de Formeseles put in his place, and Joceus de Flete and Agnes his wife, impedients, of 7 acres of meadow in Pyncebek'.

Plea of warranty of charter. Joceus and Agnes have acknowledged the meadow to be the right of Henry, as that which he has of their gift: to hold to Henry and his heirs of Joceus and Agnes and the heirs of Agnes, for ever; doing therefor to the chief lords of that fee for Joceus and Agnes and the heirs of Agnes all the services which to the meadow belong. [Warranty.] And for this Henry has given Joceus and Agnes 12 marks of silver.

No. 25. At Westminster; from St. Hilary in three weeks, 31 Henry III, [3 February, 1246–7].

Between Maud who was the wife of William de Scremby, plaintiff, by John de Braytoft, clerk, put in her place, and Robert de Tateshal, tenant, of the third part of 1 carucate of land and 9s. of rent in Kyrkeby, which Maud claimed to be her reasonable dower which fell to her in respect of the free tenement which was of William, formerly her husband, in the same vill.

Plea. Maud has remised and quitclaimed from herself to Robert and his heirs all the right and claim which she had in the third part in the name of dower, for ever. And for this Robert has granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth render every year to Maud for her whole life 6s. 8d. at the feast of St. Botulph at Robert's house at Kanloby. And after Maud's death Robert and his heirs shall be quit of the payment for ever. And if, by chance, it happen that Robert or his heirs shall make default in the payment at any term, it shall be lawful for Maud for her whole life to distrain him and his heirs by their chattels found in their tenement of Kanlaby until the pence be fully paid.

No. 26. At Westminster; on the morrow of St. Martin, 31 Henry III, [12 November, 1246].

Between Jordan son of Jordan de Askeby, querent, and Robert de Samford, master of the knights of the Temple in England, deforciant, by Gilbert de Derleya put in his place, of common of pasture in Askeby.

Plea of covenant. Jordan has granted for himself and his heirs that the master, his successors and the brethren of the knights of the Temple of Solomon shall have every year pasture for 400 sheep in the common of pasture of Askeby (fn. 2) belonging to Jordan and his heirs where formerly they only had pasture for 300 sheep in the same vill; and that they shall have every year common of pasture for 8 oxen in herbage-time in the same common of pasture; and that they shall have every year common of pasture for 100 pigs in the common of pasture in the same vill from the feast of St. Peter ad Vincula [1 August] until the feast of St. Michael when the corn has been carried. And, if it shall be necessary that the pasture shall be enclosed, it shall be enclosed in common, or the pasture shall be depastured in common by the view of the master, his successors and the brethren and Jordan and his heirs. And it shall be lawful for the master and his successors and the brethren, when the corn has been reaped, to put the 100 pigs in their own parcels of arable land lying in the fields of Askeby without doing damage to the corn and meadows of Jordan and his heirs and their men of Askeby, for ever. And if the 100 pigs or any of them shall be found to have done damage to Jordan or his heirs or their men of Askeby, it shall be lawful for Jordan and his heirs or any of their men of Askeby to impound the pigs, without impeachment or vexation by the master and his successors and the brethren, in any place or manner until the damage to Jordan or his heirs or their men shall be fully made good; or if the pigs of Jordan or his heirs or his men shall be found to have done damage to the master and his successors and their men of Askeby, it shall be lawful for them to impound the pigs, without impeachment or vexation by Jordan or his heirs or their men of Askeby, in any place or manner until the damage shall be fully made good; provided that they be impounded within the vill of Askeby both by the master, his successors and their men, and by Jordan and his heirs and their men, for ever. And, moreover, it shall be lawful for the master and his successors and the brethren or their men and for Jordan and his heirs or their men henceforth to carry their corn and hay and food freely, as they were used, [everywhere in the fields and meadows of Askeby without doing damage to the corn and hay of either party (fn. 3) ]. And be it known that the master and his successors and the brethren shall not henceforth have more beasts and cattle in the said common of pasture of Askeby than the 100 pigs within the said term, and 8 oxen in time of herbage, and only 400 sheep for the whole year, without special licence from Jordan and his heirs; nor can Jordan and his heirs or any of his men henceforth claim or demand any right in the pasture between the king's highway which leads from Lincoln to Lafford and the road which leads from Lincoln to Staunford on the west side of Askeby, for ever.

[On the dorse there is a copy of no. 23 (see page 40), with the exception of the date at the beginning.]

No. 27. At Chelmsford; from St. Hilary in three weeks, 32 Henry III, [3 February, 1247–8].

[The rest of this concord is the same as no. 26, except for one additional sentence (see note 1 below)].

No. 28. At Canterbury; from St. John the Baptist in one month, 32 Henry III, [22 July, 1248].

Between Silvester bishop of Carlisle, plaintiff, and William de Huntecumbe, tenant, of 20l. of land and rent in Tinton, Maringes and Hornecaster. And between the same bishop, plaintiff, and Joan de Lewelyn, tenant, of 20l. of land and rent in Enderby, Moresby, Welkeby and Cuningeby, and of the advowson of the church of Moresby; which lands and rents and advowson the bishop claimed against them as the right of his church of Carlisle.

Plea. William and Joan have acknowledged all the land and rent, with the advowson of the church, to be the right of the bishop and his church of Carlisle; so that William has rendered to the bishop the 20l. of land and rent which he claimed against him, and has remised and quitclaimed it from himself and his heirs to the bishop and his successors bishops of Carlisle and his church, for ever. And for this the bishop has given and granted to William and Joan the homage and all the service of Ivo son of Odo de Tymleby and his heirs in respect of the whole tenement which Ivo heretofore held in Tymleby of Walter late bishop of Carlisle, the predecessor of the same bishop, together with all the land with appurtenances which the bishop claimed against Joan (excepting the homage and service of Robert de Tateshal and his heirs in respect of the tenement which heretofore he held of Walter late bishop of Carlisle, and the advowson of the church of Moreby, which shall remain to the bishop, his successors and his church of Carlisle, for ever); so, nevertheless, that all that land which the bishop has granted to William and Joan, shall be divided equally between them, in such manner that both William and Joan, and their heirs shall severally hold their moieties in chief of the bishop and his successors; doing therefor the fourth part of the service of one knight for all service, custom and demand, to wit, each of them an eighth part. And William and Joan have granted for themselves and their heirs, as much as belongs to them, that their free men, tenants of the same land, shall henceforth do suit twice every year at the court of the bishop and his successors at Hornecastre at 2 'Lawedays,' to wit, once at the next court after the feast of St. Michael and the second [time] at the next court after Easter; and, moreover, that they shall do suit at the same court whenever there shall be judgement to be done in it in respect of a plea moved by the king's writ, or when there shall be a thief to be judged therein, and by compulsion of the court at the reasonable summons of the bishop and his successors or their bailiffs. And be it known that William and Joan have done their homage in the said court to the bishop in respect of the whole of the land which remains to them by this fine, according as is aforesaid; and they have surrendered to the bishop all the charters and all the muniments which they had, as well by the gift of Walter late bishop of Carlisle as by confirmation of the chapter of Carlisle; so that should it happen that William and Joan or their heirs shall henceforth produce any charters or muniments against the bishop or his successors in respect of the said land and rent or advowson, they shall be held for nought. And be it known that the bishop has granted for himself and his successors that they shall henceforth warrant, acquit and defend to William and Joan and their heirs the land that remains to them by this fine, and the homage and service of Ivo and his heirs, according as is aforesaid, by the said service against all men, for ever.

Endorsed: Hugh son of Ralph puts in his claim.

No. 29. At Lichefeld; on the morrow of the Purification of the blessed Mary, 32 Henry III, [3 February, 1247–8].

Between Robert de Wateruill, plaintiff, and Maud who was the wife of Thomas de Sumerdeby, tenant, of 2 carucates of land in Sumerdeby which Maud holds in dower of the inheritance of Thomas, late her husband and kinsman of Robert, whose heir he is.

Plea. Maud has acknowledged the land to be the right of Robert; and for this Robert has granted it to Maud: to hold to her of Gilbert de Preston and his heirs for her whole life in the name of her dower; doing therefor to Gilbert and his heirs all services which to the land belong. And after Maud's death the land which she holds in dower of the inheritance of Robert, as is aforesaid, and which after her death ought to revert to Robert and his heirs, shall remain to Gilbert and his heirs, quit of Robert and his heirs, for ever: to hold to Gilbert and his heirs of the chief lords of that fee, for ever; doing therefor all the services which to the land belong. And be it known that Maud was present in the same court and granted that she shall henceforth hold the land of Gilbert and his heirs, and that she shall do to them the aforesaid services which to the land belong, for her life.

Endorsed: Walter de Coleuill puts in his claim.

No. 30. At Hereford; in eight days of St. Michael, 32 Henry III, [6 October, 1248].

Between Hugh de Harinton, querent, and Walter de Kiluingholm and Fretheseuta his wife, deforciants, of two parts of the church of Fulleteby.

Assize of darrein presentment. The deforciants have granted for themselves that Hugh shall have his presentation for this turn to the said two parts. And if the two parts shall be vacant during the life of Fretheseuta, then Walter and Fretheseuta shall present for the second turn. And thus Hugh and his heirs and Walter and Fretheseuta shall present alternately for the whole of Fretheseuta's life. And after her death Hugh and his heirs shall present for the one turn and William de Wyleby, Fretheseuta's heir, and his heirs for the other turn, for ever. This concord was made in the presence of William, who granted it.

Endorsed: And Robert de Wilegheby puts in his claim, etc.

No. 31. At Lichefeld; on the morrow of the Purification of the blessed Mary, 32 Henry III, [3 February, 1247–8].

Between Robert de Wateruill, plaintiff, and Ida who was the wife of Osbert de Sumerdeby, tenant, of 2 carucates of land in Boby and West Thorp, which Ida holds in dower of the inheritance of Osbert, formerly her husband, the kinsman of the said Robert, whose heir he is.

Plea. Ida has acknowledged the land to be the right of Robert, and for this Robert has granted it to Ida: to hold to Ida, for her life, of Gilbert de Preston of [sic] his heirs in the name of her dower; doing therefor to Gilbert and his heirs all the services which to the land belong. And after Ida's death the land which she holds in dower, and which ought then to revert to Robert and his heirs, shall remain to Gilbert and his heirs, quit of Robert and his heirs, for ever: to hold to Gilbert and his heirs of the chief lords of that fee for ever; doing therefor all the services which to the land belong. And be it known that Ida was present in court and granted that she shall henceforth hold the land of Gilbert and his heirs, and that she shall do to them henceforth for her whole life the services which to the land belong.

Endorsed: Walter de Coluill puts in his claim.

No. 32. At Huntingdon; in eight days of St. Martin, 32 Henry III, [18 November, 1247].

Between Hugh le Bretun, querent, and Warner Engayne, impedient, by Robert de Chauelegh put in his place, of 4 messuages in the vill of St. Botulph, 1 messuage, 25 acres of land in Benington, 1 carucate of land in Tofte and Fenne, and 60 acres of land in Cybeceye.

Plea of warranty of charter. Warner has acknowledged the messuages and land with the appurtenances, as in demesnes, homages, services of free men, reliefs, wards, escheats, villeinages, meadows, pastures, feedings, waters, roads, paths and all other things to the said messuages and land belonging (excepting three plots (placiis) of meadow in Toft and Fenne, whereof one is called Cucroft, the second Kaluecroft, and the third Kasteldeyles, which shall remain to Warner for his life by this fine), to be the right of Hugh as those which he has of the gift of Warner: to hold to Hugh and his heirs of Warner and his heirs, for ever; doing therefor for the messuages, 25 acres and 60 acres of land, all services which to them belong. And doing therefor for a scutage of 20s., when it shall fall, for the carucate of land, 20d. sterling and 3 farthings, and for more more and for less less, for all service, custom and demand. [Warranty.] And for this Hugh has granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth render every year to Warner for his whole life 40s. sterling at the feast of St. Botulph. And after Warner's death the 3 plots of meadow shall remain to Hugh and his heirs, quit of the heirs of Warner, for ever; and then Hugh and his heirs shall be quit of the payment of the said 40s. for ever. And if Hugh or his heirs make default in the payment of the 40s. at any term, it shall be lawful for Warner for his whole life to distrain them by their chattels found in the tenements unto the full payment of the pence.

No. 33. At Huntingdon; on the morrow of St. Martin, 32 Henry III, [12 November, 1247].

Between Richard abbot of Croyland, Geoffrey master of the nuns of Stykeswald, Bartholomew son of William, and Thomas de Thoynton, querents, by the said Bartholomew put in the place of Thomas, and William abbot of Thuppeholm, Robert de Neuill and Joan his mother, deforciants, by Peter the cook (cocum) put in the place of Joan, of common of pasture in Bukenhale; whereupon the abbot of Thuppeholm, Robert and Joan were summoned to show by what right they demanded common on the land of the abbot of Croyland, the master of Stykeswald, Bartholomew and Thomas in the same vill, seeing that the abbot of Croyland, the master, Bartholomew and Thomas have no common in the land of the abbot of Thuppeholm, Robert and Joan, and that the abbot of Thuppeholm, Robert and Joan have not done service to them whereby they ought to have the common.

Plea. The abbot of Croyland and the master of Stykeswald have granted for themselves and their successors and their churches of Croyland and Stykeswald and the said Bartholomew and Thomas have granted for themselves and their heirs to the abbot of Thuppeholm and his successors and to the said Robert and Joan and their heirs that the whole pasture which is open on the west of the wood of Burrethe, which is called Suthwude, to the arable land of Bukenhale towards the south, and from the said wood to Brockholewelle, and from Brockholewelle to the said arable land of Bukenhale shall be divided into two parts, so that that moiety of the pasture which is next the land of Bukenhale shall remain to the abbot of Croyland, the master and their successors and their churches, and to Bartholomew and Thomas and their heirs severally, for ever; and the other moiety which is next the land of Burrethe to Brockholewelle, and from Brockholewell to Campaneye, and from Campaneye to Wydme, shall be common of the said vills of Bukenhale and Burrethe for all manner of beasts excepting the pigs of both parties (utriusque partis), and excepting the arable lands and meadows in which they shall not have common (communicabunt) until after the corn and hay are carried; and it shall not be lawful for the meadows to be enclosed (poni in defensu) before the middle of March. And for this the abbot of Thoppeholm for himself and his successors and his church, and Robert and Joan for themselves and their heirs have granted that the abbot of Croyland, and the master and their successors, and Bartholomew and Thomas and their heirs and their men shall have common of pasture in the whole field of Burrethe on the south side, which is called Suthfeld, for all manner of their beasts excepting the pigs of both parties, and excepting the arable lands and meadows in which they shall not have common until after the corn and hay are carried; and it shall not be lawful to them to cause the meadows to be enclosed before the said term. And be it known that it shall not be lawful for the abbot of Croyland, the master of Stykeswald and their successors, or for Bartholomew and Thomas and their heirs maliciously to leave their corn or hay in the said fields and meadows, so that the abbot of Thuppeholm or his successors and Robert and Joan or their heirs shall be obstructed from having common of the fields or meadows, or be shut out after the time of commoning. And it shall not be lawful for the abbot of Thuppeholm or his successors, or for Robert and Joan or their heirs maliciously to leave their corn and hay in the fields and meadows so that the abbot of Croyland and the master or their successors, and Bartholomew and Thomas or their heirs shall be obstructed from having common of the fields or meadows, or be shut out after the time of commoning. And it shall not be lawful for the abbot of Croyland and the master or their successors, or for Bartholomew and Thomas or their heirs, or for the abbot of Thuppeholm or his successors, or for Robert and Joan or their heirs to put or bring any foreign beasts into the said pastures of Bukenhale and Burrethe, but only the beasts of themselves and their men of the vills of Bukenhale and Burrethe; nor shall it be lawful for the abbot of Thuppeholm or his successors, or for Robert or Joan or their heirs to claim or demand any common in the moiety of that pasture which remains to the abbot of Croyland and the master and their successors, and to Bartholomew and Thomas and their heirs, severally, for ever. And be it known that it shall be lawful for the abbot of Croyland and the master and their successors, and for Bartholomew and Thomas and their heirs to enclose with a hedge a third part of the wood situated in the said pasture whenever they wish to cut (secare) [it], and to keep it enclosed for six years without gainsaying of the abbot of Thuppholme and his successors and of Robert and Joan or their heirs. And after the six years, the said third part of the wood shall be the common of the vills of Bukenhale and Burrethe; so, nevertheless, that two parts of the wood shall always remain unenclosed and commonable between the abbots, the master, Bartholomew and Thomas, Robert and Joan, and their successors and heirs, for ever. And if it happen that the beasts of the abbot of Thuppeholm or his successors or of Robert and Joan and their heirs shall at any time, by default of enclosure, have entered into that third part of the wood which ought to be enclosed, they shall not be impounded, but shall be driven back without injury to the beasts, for ever. And be it known that all the severalties and closes which shall have been made at the time of this concord, shall remain so made, for ever.

No. 34. At Hertford; on the morrow of the close of Easter, 32 Henry III, [27 April, 1248].

Between William son of William Lungespe, querent, and William Lungespe and Idonia his wife, impedients, of the manor of Sutton, the manor of Luton, the manor of Swaueton and the manor of Brotelby.

Plea of warranty of charter. William Lungespe and Idonia have acknowledged the manors to be the right of William son of William Lungespe, as those which he has of the gift of William Lungespe and Idonia: to hold to the querent, and his heirs, lawfully begotten of the wife espoused to him, of the impedients for the lives of both of the impedients; doing therefor the service of half a knight for all service, custom and demand to the impedients belonging; and doing therefor to the chief lords of that fee for the impedients all the other services which to the manors belong. [Warranty.] And if it happen that the querent shall die without an heir lawfully begotten of the wife espoused to him, during the lives of the impedients or either of them, the manors shall revert to the impedients: to hold for the life of both of them of the chief lords of those fees by the services which to the manors belong. And then after the death of both of them, they shall remain to the other heirs of the querent: to hold of the chief lords of that fee by the services which to those manors belong, for ever. Or if it happen that the querent shall survive the impedients, he shall hold the manors to himself and his heirs, quit for all time, of the chief lords of that fee by the services which to the manors belong, for ever. And for this the querent has given the impedients one sore goshawk.

No. 35. At Chelmereford; on the morrow of St. Hilary, 32 Henry III, [14 January, 1247–8].

Between Petronilla who was the wife of Oliver de Vallibus, querent, and Roger de Huntingfeld, deforciant, of the wardship of William son aud heir of Thomas de Pyncebek', whose wardship belongs to her because Thomas held his land of her by military service.

Plea. Petronilla has remised and quitclaimed from herself and her heirs to Roger and his heirs all the right and claim which she had in the wardship of William and his heirs, for ever. And for this Roger has given Petronilla 20l. sterling.

No. 36. At Rading; on the morrow of St. John the Baptist, 32 Henry III, [25 June, 1248].

Between Simon prior of Spalding, querent, by Robert de Hauton put in his place, and Nigel de Weston, William son of Ralph, Simon son of Joyce (Joce), Simon de Wundeswerd, Geoffrey Baret, Nicholas de Mercato, Jollan son of Simon de Pelbrigg, Matthew son of [Elyas (fn. 4) ] de Couenham, Richard son of Hubert, William son of Hugh de Moleton, John de Folneye, Lambert de Alstanesdik', John Brian, Joceus son of Elyas, Gilbert de Peving', Godesman le [Peschur (fn. 5) ], Simon son of [Richard (fn. 5) ], William Humpe, Alan son of Gilbert, Adam le Vineter, Sebrand Pudding, Lambert son of Herbert, Robert son of Bertholomew the Merchant (Mercatoris), Simon Pumpe, Richard the Merchant (Mercatorem), William Grussy, Robert son of Hubert, [. . . . (fn. 5) ] son of Geoffrey, William Prouost, Nigel son of Lambert, Godfrey Bussel, Matthew son of Matthew, Ralph Hayk', Richard le Buttler, Alan Brian, John le Blunt, Robert Cadunay, Roger son of [. . . . (fn. 5) ], Peter son of Richard, Gilbert Herlewine, Reginald le Feuere, Wydo son of Ulf. Thomas de Stok', Gilbert son of Stephen, Adam the clerk, John de la Sale, Godwin Capun, Simon son of Roesia, William [le . . . . (fn. 5) ], Richard le Peschur, Adam le Peleter, Ranulf Kede, Gilbert Sauser, Lambert son of the clerk, Herbert son of the clerk, Gregory son of the clerk, Roger son of Roger, Haldewin son of Roger, Gregory Prat, Geoffrey son of Geoffrey, Alger Burgeys, Geoffrey Fox, Geoffrey the clerk, Thomas Ketel, James le Fraunk', Bertholomew le Frank', William son of Affard, Hugh son of Willfrith, Lambert son of Aylled, [Hugh (fn. 5) ] son of Aylled, Lambert Kellod, Seman de Weston, William Breton, Robert son of Maud, and Thomas de la Graunge, deforciants, by Nigel de Weston put in their place, of customs and services which the prior demanded of Nigel de Weston and all the others in respect of their free tenements which they held of his fee in Spalding, Pincebek', Muleton and Weston; and whereupon the prior demanded from them that they and all the males of their households in the same vills, being of the age of fifteen years, and likewise all their villeins and cotters in the same vills should do suit at his next court in Spalding after the feast of St. Michael in each year at the view of frank pledge; which suit they have not heretofore acknowledged to him.

Plea. Nigel and the others have acknowledged and granted for themselves and their heirs that henceforth they and all the males of their households in the said vills, being of the age of fifteen, and all their villeins and cotters in the same vills, shall, at the reasonable summons of the prior and his successors, every year do suit at his next court after the feast of St. Michael at the view of frankpledge there to be made; and that they shall there answer concerning all the articles (capilula) which by right ought to be demanded at the view of frankpledge, according to the law and custom of the kingdom of England; so nevertheless, that they shall not be molested (occasionabuntur) in the said court by reason of such answer to any article unless any of them shall owe anything which ought to be amended at the view of frank pledge, in which case he shall make amends in the said court according to his forfeiture. And if it happen that any one of their household, being of the age of fifteen years, or of their villeins or cotters has not done suit at the court, he shall not be molested (occasionabitur) by reason of the said default unless he has withdrawn himself out of malice, or has transgressed in anything which ought to be amended at the view of frank pledge; and then in the said court he shall stand to right. And if he will not come to the court, his lord shall be summoned to have him at the next court of the prior or his successors in Spalding to stand to right upon those matters in which he has transgressed. And if his lord shall not cause him to come to the court, the prior or his successors, by consideration of the court, shall take reasonable amends from his lord for the transgression, and shall none the less distrain the delinquent, who withdraws himself from the court, to come and make reasonable amends to the prior and his successors for the transgression, unless his lord for him shall have already given them satisfaction for the transgression.

No. 37. At Strauda; in eight days of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 33 Henry III, [1 July, 1249].

Between Walter abbot of Roche (Rupe), querent, by Robert de Mar, put in his place, and Gilbert de Wauton and Elena his wife, impedients, of 5 marks of rent in Rokesby.

Plea of warranty of charter. Gilbert and Elena have acknowledged the rent to be the right of the abbot and his church of Roche, as that which he and his church have of their gift: to hold to the abbot, his successors and his church in frank almoign. [Warranty.] And, moreover, Gilbert and Elena have remised and quitclaimed from themselves and the heirs of Elena to the abbot and his successors and his church all the right and claim which they had in 20 bovates of land in the same vill, for which the abbot and his church were accustomed to render to them yearly the aforesaid rent of 5 marks, for ever.

No. 38. At Westminster; from St. Michael in three weeks, 33 Henry III, [20 October, 1249].

Between Simon abbot of Kyrkested, querent, and Philip Marmyun, deforciant, of the marsh which is called Wyldemor in Cunninggesby; whereupon Simon complained that Philip (contrary to the fine (fn. 6) made in the court of the king, before his justices at Westminster, between Robert son of Robert Marmyun the elder, Philip's father, whose heir he is, plaintiff, and Robert Marmyun the younger, tenant, of 2 carucates of land in Cunninggesby, by which fine the marsh remained to Henry abbot of Kyrkested, the predecessor of the said abbot, and his successors and his church, to hold of Robert father of Philip and his heirs) broke the abbot's fold, which was in the said marsh, and took away the beasts of the abbot and likewise the beasts of others which were in the fold, and took money for beasts which were not the abbot's for pasture in the same marsh, which money it belonged to the abbot to receive.

Plea. Philip has acknowledged the marsh to be the right of the abbot and his church, as that which Henry formerly abbot of Kirkestede, his predecessor, and the same church, had of the grant of Robert father of Philip, to wit, whatever Philip's ancestors had in the marsh as well in woods, herbages, meadows, pastures, as in services, customs and all other things and profits issuing from the marsh, without any retainment; saving to Philip and his heirs common of herbage in the marsh for all their own beasts, and common of turbary in the turbary of the marsh for their own use; so that neither he nor his heirs shall henceforth give or sell any part of the turves of the turbary to anyone, or admit or bring the beasts of others into the herbage of the marsh; and saving to the tenants of Philip and his heirs at Cunninggsby their common in respect of the said herbage and in respect of taking turves for their own use, except that they shall not admit or bring the beasts of others into the marsh, or give or sell the turbary of the marsh; so that the abbot and his successors shall hold the whole of the marsh, which remains to them by this fine, of Philip and his heirs in free and perpetual alms, for ever; rendering therefor yearly 20s., etc., for all service, suit of court, custom and demand. And Philip and his heirs shall warrant, acquit and defend to the abbot and his successors and his church the whole marsh as their free and perpetual alms by the said services against all men, for ever. And, moreover, Philip has granted for himself and his heirs and his villeins of Scrivelesby and Cunningesby that they shall henceforth neither take nor drive any beast belonging to another (alienum) out of the fold of the abbot or his successors in the marsh, or in any way meddle with the fold, except only in respect of their own beasts if they shall be therein, which, by view of the bailiff of the abbot and his successors, they shall take and have out of the fold upon the good faith that the beasts which they thus take and drive away are their own. Philip has also remised and quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to the abbot and his successors and his church all the right and claim which he had of demanding or having any warren in the marsh of la Wyldemore or in the woods of the abbot and his successors by Langwat; and likewise all the right and claim which he had of demanding any suit to be done at the court of himself and his heirs at Scrivelesby by the abbot or his successors for the mill of Holtham which the abbot holds of him, for ever. For this the abbot has granted for himself and his successors and his church that Philip and his heirs shall henceforth enclose their wood which is called Osgotebarnewude by a dike or hedge, and keep it enclosed, and make thereof their profit at their will without any common which the abbot or his successors can have therein; so that if the cattle of the abbot or his successors enter the wood by default of enclosure or dike, the cattle shall not be impounded or taken, but shall be driven out without harming them, for ever.

No. 39. At Strauda; in eight days of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 33 Henry III, [1 July, 1249].

Between William abbot of Bardeneye, querent, by Alan Le Messager put in his place, and William de Kyme, brother and heir of Symon de Kyme, touching this, that William de Kyme should acquit him of the service which Gilbert de Gaunt demands of him in respect of his free tenement which he holds of William in Luceby, Wynceby and Eston; and whereupon the abbot complained that Gilbert distrained him to give relief in respect of the tenement; of which service William, who is mesne between them, ought to acquit him.

Plea. William has acknowledged and granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth acquit and defend the tenement against Gilbert and his heirs in respect of the said service and all other services to the tenement belonging, for ever. And for this the abbot has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his church of Bardeneye to William all the damages which he said that he had sustained by reason that William has not heretofore acquitted him in respect of the service, for ever.

No. 40. At Shrewsbury; from All Saints in fifteen days, 33 Henry III, [15 November, 1248].

Between William Le Latimer, querent, and Benedict de Fenne and Agatha his wife, impedients, of 2 bovates of land in Elpringham.

Plea of warranty of charter. Benedict and Agatha have acknowledged the land to be the right of William as that which he has of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Agatha; doing therefor to the chief lords of that fee all the service which to the land belongs for all service and demand. [Warranty.] And for this William has given them 40s. sterling.

No. 41. At Wilton; from Easter in three weeks, 33 Henry III, [25 April, 1249].

Between Henry de Bathonia, querent, and Richard son of William de Norffolcia and Emma his wife, impedients, of 2 acres and 10 perches of land in Pincebek'.

Plea of warranty of charter. Richard and Emma have acknowledged the land to be the right of Henry, as that which he has of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Emma for ever; doing therefor to the chief lords of that fee for them and the heirs of Emma all services which to the land belong. [Warranty.] And for this Henry has given Richard and Emma 7 marks of silver.

No. 42. At Strauda; from the day of St. John the Baptist in fifteen days, 33 Henry III, [8 July, 1249].

Between William Lungesp' the younger, querent, and William son of Reginald de Neuport and Sarah his wife, impedients, of 13 bovates of land in Brotelby.

Plea. The impedients have acknowledged the land to be the right of William Lungespe, and have remised and quitclaimed it from themselves and the heirs of Sarah to William Lungesp' and his heirs for ever. And for this William Lungesp' has given them 120 marks of silver.

No. 43. At Westminster; from St. Michael in fifteen days, 33 Henry III, [13 October, 1249].

Between Simon, prior of Spalding, querent, by brother John his monk put in his place, and Henry de Bedeford and Agnes his wife, impedients, of 1 messuage and 2 acres of land in Spalding.

Plea of warranty of charter. Henry and Agnes have acknowledged the messuage and land to be the right of the prior and his church, as that which the prior and his church have of their gift: to hold to the prior his successors and his church in frank almoign. [Warranty.] And the prior has received Henry and Agnes and the heirs of Agnes into all the benefits and prayers which shall henceforth be made in his church for ever.

Footnotes

1 —1 By a later hand.
2 'Haskeby' in no. 27.
3 These words occur in no. 27, which, except for the date, is otherwise identical with this concord.
4 The ink of the document is much faded, and the reading of these names is uncertain.
5 The ink of the document is much faded, and the reading of these names is uncertain.
6 See F.C., i, 163, 350.