Final Concords for Lincs
34 Henry III (Case 130, File 34)

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Case 130, File 34: 34 Henry III

No. 1. At Lincoln; from Easter in five weeks, 34 Henry III, [1 May, 1250].

Between Agnes prioress of Steynfeld, querent, by Ivo Le Clerk put in her place, and Osbert le Kumper and Agnes his wife, impedients, of 1 messuage, 1 toft and half a bovate of land in Steynfeld.

Plea. Osbert and Agnes have acknowledged the tenement to be the right of the prioress and her church of Steynfeld, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Agnes to the prioress and the other prioresses, who shall succeed her, and her church, for ever. For this the prioress has given Osbert and Agnes 40s. sterling.

No. 2. At Westminster; from St. Martin in fifteen days, 34 Henry III, [25 November, 1249].

Between Roger de Thurkelby, querent, and Warin son of Hugh, and Alice his wife, impedients, of 1 messuage and 33 acres of land in Gedeneye, and of 7s. 6d. of rent in Quappelade and Holebech.

Plea of warranty of charter. Warin and Alice have acknowledged the land and rent with all their appurtenances, as in the advowson of the church, demesnes, rents, wards, reliefs, escheats, homages and services of free men, villeinages, meadows, pastures and marshes and all other things which to the said land and rent belong, to wit, whatsoever Warin and Alice heretofore held in the said vills, without any retainment, to be the right of Roger as those which he has of their gift: to hold to Roger and his heirs of Warin and Alice and the heirs of Alice for ever; rendering therefor yearly one pair of white gloves or one halfpenny at Easter; and doing therefor to the chief lords of that fee for Warin and Alice and the heirs of Alice the foreign service which to the tenements belong for all service and demand. And, moreover, Warin and Alice have granted for themselves and the heirs of Alice that all the land and tenements which Godfrey de Mylers and Ida his wife and John Pycot and Lucy his wife held as the dower of Ida and Lucy in the said vills on the day on which this concord was made, of the inheritance of Alice, and which, after the death of Ida and Lucy, ought to revert to Alice and her heirs as the purparty of Alice shall, after their death, remain to Roger and his heirs: to hold, together with the lands and tenements which remain to them by this concord, of Warin and Alice and the heirs of Alice by the said services, for ever. And Warin and Alice and the heirs of Alice shall warrant, acquit and defend to Roger and his heirs all the tenements for the said services against all men, excepting the earl of Albemarl and his heirs in respect of certain suit if it is due to them in respect of the tenements, for ever. And for this Roger has given Warin and Alice 100l. sterling.

No. 3. At Westminster; in eight days of Trinity, 34 Henry III, [29 May, 1250].

Between Roger de Thurkelby, querent, and John Pikot and Lucy his wife, deforciants, of 60 acres of land in Gedeneye.

Plea of covenant. John and Lucy have granted and demised the land to Roger, to wit, all the land and tenements which John and Lucy heretofore held as Lucy's dower in the vills of Gedeneye and Holebech with the appurtenances, as in demesnes, rents and services of free men, villeinages, meadows and pastures and all other things to the land belonging: to hold to Roger and his heirs of the chief lords of that fee for the life of Lucy without doing any service to John and Lucy; and doing therefor for John and Lucy all the services which to the land belong. [Warranty.] John and Lucy have granted for themselves that they will warrant, acquit and defend to Roger and his heirs all the land for Lucy's life; so, however, that after her death, John and his heirs shall not be bound to warrant, acquit or defend the land to Roger and his heirs against anyone, for ever. And for this Roger has given John and Lucy 60 marks of silver.

No. 4. At Westminster; in eight days of St. Martin, 34 Henry III, [18 November, 1249].

Between William de Gray and Agnes his wife, querents, and Richard de Bylegh and Felicia his wife, impedients, of 1 messuage and 8 bovates of land in Sauseby.

Plea of warranty of charter. Richard and Felicia have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of William and Agnes as those which they have of their gift: to hold to William and Agnes and the heirs of William, of Richard and Felicia and the heirs of Felicia, for ever; rendering therefor yearly 1d. at Easter; and doing therefor for Richard and Felicia and the heirs of Felicia all the services which to the tenements belong. [Warranty.] And for this William and Agnes have granted for themselves and the heirs of William that they shall henceforth render every year to Richard and Felicia for the life of Felicia 10 quarters of wheat and 10 quarters of barley. And after the death of Felicia, William and Agnes and the heirs of William shall be quit of the payment of the 20 quarters of corn, for ever.

No. 5. At Westminster; from the day of St. John the Baptist in fifteen days, 34 Henry III, [8 July, 1250].

Between Walter de Sumervill and Elena his wife, querents, and Warin de Vernun and Ralph de Vernun, touching this, that Warin and Ralph should acquit Walter and Elena of the service which Roger de Sumeri demands of them in respect of their free tenement which they hold of Warin and Ralph in Askeby, Thedelthorp, Markeby, Othoft, Brinkhil, Farlethorp, to wit, of one knight's fee and three parts of one knight's fee; and whereupon Warin and Ralph, who are mesne between them, ought to acquit them; and whereupon Walter and Elena had complained that Roger distrained them, by the default of Warin and Ralph, to do to him homage and relief, and 20s. for a scutage of 20s., when it shall fall, and for more more and for less less.

Plea. Warin and Ralph have acknowledged and granted for themselves and their heirs that they shall henceforth acquit and defend Walter and Elena and the heirs of Elena against Roger and his heirs in respect of the homage, relief and scutage to the knight's fee and the three parts of the knight's fee belonging, by the service of one knight and of three parts of one knight, for ever. And for this Walter and Elena have remised and quitclaimed from themselves and the heirs of Elena to Warin and Ralph and their heirs all the damages which they said that they had sustained by reason that Warin and Ralph have not heretofore acquitted them of the services, for ever.

No. 6. At Westminster; on the morrow of Souls, 34 Henry III, [3 November, 1249].

Between Emma who was the wife of Philip de Coleuil, plaintiff, and Robert de Gascrik' and Joan his wife, tenants, of the third part of 1 messuage, 1 windmill, and the third part of 3½ bovates of land in Saxeby, which third part Emma claimed to be her reasonable dower which came to her in respect of the free tenement which was of Philip, formerly her husband, in the same vill.

Plea. Emma has acknowledged the third part of the tenements to be the right of Joan, and for this Robert and Joan have granted to Emma 1 croft and 1 bovate of land in the same vill, to wit, that croft which John son of Henry heretofore held, and that bovate of land which lies between the land of Robert and Joan on the one side and the land of the prior of Elesham on the other: to hold to Emma of Robert and Joan and the heirs of Joan for the life of Emma in the name of her dower; doing therefor all the services which to the croft and to the bovate of land belong. Moreover, Robert and Joan have granted for themselves and the heirs of Joan that they shall henceforth give every year to Emma for her life one quarter of wheat at the Nativity of the Lord. And after Emma's death the croft and bovate shall revert to Robert and Joan and the heirs of Joan, quit of the heirs of Emma, and Robert and Joan and the heirs of Joan shall be quit of the payment of the corn, for ever. The residue of all the tenements shall remain quit to Robert and Joan and the heirs of Joan, for ever. And, moreover, Robert and Joan have given Emma one mark of silver.

No. 7. At Lincoln; from Trinity in three weeks, 34 Henry III, [12 June, 1250].

Between Geoffrey son of David, and Mary his wife, plaintiffs, and Henry son of Master Sampson de Staunford, tenant, of 1 messuage, 3½ acres of land and half an acre of meadow in Staunford. And between the same plaintiffs and the same Henry, whom Walter son of Walter de Tikencote and Margery his wife, vouched to warrant, of 3 messuages and 5 shops (shoppis) in the same vill.

Plea. Henry has acknowledged the messuages, shops, land and meadow to be the right of Mary; and for this Geoffrey and Mary, at the instance of Henry, have granted the premises to Walter and Margery: to hold to them and their heirs, begotten of the body of Margery, of Geoffrey and Mary and the heirs of Mary for ever; rendering therefor yearly one pair of white gloves or one penny at Easter for all service to them belonging; and doing therefor to the chief lords of that fee for Geoffrey and Mary and the heirs of Mary all the other services which to the tenements belong. And if it happen that Margery shall die without an heir begotten of the body of Walter, Henry being then alive, the premises shall revert wholly to Henry: to hold for his life of Geoffrey and Mary and the heirs of Mary; rendering therefor yearly one pair of white gloves or one penny at Easter for all service to them belonging; and doing therefor to the chief lords of that fee for Geoffrey and Mary and the heirs of Mary all the other services which to the tenements belong. And after Henry's death the premises shall wholly revert to Geoffrey and Mary and the heirs of Mary: to hold of the chief lords of that fee by the services which to those tenements belong, quit, for ever. And, moreover, Henry has given Geoffrey and Mary 20 marks of silver.

No. 8. At Lincoln; from Easter in five weeks, 34 Henry III, [1 May, 1250].

Between Juliana de Rasne, plaintiff, and Ralph de Normanuill, tenant, of 2 bovates of land and 1 toft in Staynton.

Assize of mort d'ancestor. Juliana has remised and quitclaimed from herself and her heirs to Ralph and his heirs all the right and claim which she had in the land and toft, for ever. And for this Ralph, at the instance of Juliana, has given and granted the 2 bovates to Stephen de Lund': to hold to him and his heirs of Ralph and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 5s.; 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, moreover, Stephen has given Juliana 40s. sterling.

No. 9. At Lincoln; from Trinity in one month, 34 Henry III, [19 June, 1250].

Between Margery who was the wife of William Cusyn, plaintiff, and Thomas de Beufou, tenant, of 3 tofts and 2 bovates of land in Hundelby.

Plea. Margery has acknowledged and quitclaimed from herself and her heirs to Thomas and his heirs all the right and claim which she had in the tofts and land, for ever. And for this Thomas has given her 6 marks of silver.

No. 10. At Spalding; on the morrow of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 34 Henry III, [25 June, 1250].

Between Geoffrey master of Stykeswald, querent, by brother Robert put in his place, and Thomas son of Thorald and Henry son of Robert, by the same Henry put in the place of Thomas, touching this, that Thomas and Henry should acquit [the master of the service which (fn. 1) ] the earl of Derby demands of him in respect of his free tenement which he holds of Thomas and Henry in Horsington; and whereupon the master complained that the earl distrained him to do suit [at the earl's court from three (fn. 1) ] weeks to three weeks; of which suit Thomas and Henry, who are mesne between them, ought to acquit him.

Plea. Thomas and [Henry have quitclaimed the tenement (fn. 1) ] to the master [and the successors (fn. 1) ] of the master and his church of Stykeswald as that which he and his church have of the gift of Thomas and his ancestors and of the ancestors of Henry: to hold to the master [and his church in (fn. 1) ] frank almoign. [Warranty.] The master has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his church to Thomas and Henry [and their heirs all the damages which he said that he had sustained by reason that (fn. 1) ] they have not heretofore acquitted him in respect of the suit, for ever.

No. 11. At Lincoln; from Easter in five weeks, 34 Henry III, [1 May, 1250].

Between Gilbert son of Henry de Foterby, and Margaret his wife, plaintiffs, and Geoffrey de Keles, tenant, of 1 bovate of land and 1 messuage in Foterby.

Recognition of the grand assize. Gilbert and Margaret have remised and quitclaimed from themselves and the heirs of Margaret to Geoffrey and his heirs all the right and claim which they had in the tenement, for ever. And for this Geoffrey has given them one mark of silver.

No. 12. At Lincoln; on the morrow of Trinity, 34 Henry III, [23 May, 1250].

Between Doda daughter of Ralph Terry, plaintiff, and Robert prior of Symplingham, tenant, of 1 toft in Sumarodeby.

Assize of mort d'ancestor. Doda has remised and quitclaimed from herself and her heirs to the prior and his successors and his church all the right and claim which she had in the toft, for ever. And for this the prior has given her 20s. sterling.

No. 13. At Lincoln; from Trinity in fifteen days, 34 Henry III, [5 June, 1250].

Between Godfrey abbot of Vaudey (Valle dei), querent, and Eborard son of Gilbert, touching this, that Eborard should acquit the abbot of the service which the prior of Spalding demands of him in respect of his free tenement which he holds of Eborard in Pyncebek; and whereupon the abbot complained that the prior distrained him to do suit at his court of Spaldinge from three weeks to three weeks; of which suit Eborard, who is mesne between them, ought to acquit him.

Plea. Eborard has acknowledged and granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth acquit and defend the abbot and his successors and his church against the prior and his successors and his church in respect of the suit, for ever. And for this the abbot has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his church to Eborard all the damages which he said that he had sustained by reason that Eborard has not heretofore acquitted him of the suit.

No. 14. At Lincoln; from Trinity in fifteen days, 34 Henry III, [5 June, 1250].

Between Roger son of Alan de Cranewell, plaintiff, and brother Robert de Saunford, master of the knights of the Temple in England, tenant, by Roger de Brauncewell put in his place, of 2 bovates of land in Cranewell.

Plea. Roger has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to the master and his successors and the brethren of the Temple all the right and claim which he had in the land, for ever. And for this the master has given him one mark of silver.

No. 15. At Spalding; on the morrow of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 34 Henry III, [25 June, 1250].

Between Hugh de Bussey, querent, and Symon de Thistelton and Maud his wife, impedients, of 15 acres of land in Thistleton.

Plea of warranty of charter. Symon and Maud have acknowledged the land to be the right of Hugh, as that which he has of their gift: to hold to Hugh and his heirs of Symon and Maud and the heirs of Maud for ever; rendering therefor yearly one penny at Easter for all service. [Warranty.] And for this Hugh has given them one sore sparrowhawk.

No. 16. At Lincoln; from Easter in fifteen days, 34 Henry III, [10 April, 1250].

Between William de Wendour and Maud his wife, plaintiffs, and Henry dean of Lincoln and the chapter of the same, tenants, by Robert de Bolleshor' put in their place, of 2½ bovates of land and half a messuage in Karleton.

Assize of mort d'ancestor. William and Maud have acknowledged the tenement to be the right of the dean and chapter, and have remised and quitclaimed it from themselves and the heirs of Maud to the dean and chapter and their successors for ever. And for this the dean and chapter have, at the instance of William and Maud, assigned (attornauerunt) and appointed the tenement for the life of Peter of the Bail of Lincoln, Maud's father, to the works (fabricam) of the church of the blessed Mary of Lincoln, for ever [sic].

Endorsed: The abbot of Barlinge puts in his claim.

No. 17. At Lincoln; from Trinity in one month, 34 Henry III, [19 June, 1250].

Between Reginald de Basingham, querent, and Robert son of Ralph de Karleton, deforciant, of 2 bovates of land in Karleton.

Plea of covenant. Robert has acknowledged the land to be the right of Reginald, as that which Reginald has of his gift: to hold to Reginald and his heirs of Robert and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 2s. sterling for all service. [Warranty.] And for this Reginald has given Robert half a mark of silver.

No. 18. At Lincoln; from Easter in five weeks, 34 Henry III, [1 May, 1250].

Between William Luuet, plaintiff, and Geoffrey son of Adam, tenant, of 2 tofts, 2 parts of 1 toft and 2½ bovates, excepting 7 acres, of land in Neuton.

Recognition of the grand assize. William has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Geoffrey and his heirs all the right and claim which he has in the premises, for ever. And for this Geoffrey has given William 5 marks of silver.

No. 19. At Lincoln; from Trinity in one month, 34 Henry III, [19 June, 1250].

Between William Braund of Lincoln, querent, and Andrew son of Constance, and Tecia his wife, impedients, of 1 messuage in Lincoln.

Plea of warranty of charter. Andrew and Tecia have acknowledged the messuage 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 Tecia for ever; rendering therefor yearly one penny at the Nativity of the Lord for all service. [Warranty.] And for this William has given them 10 marks of silver.

No. 20. At Lincoln; from Trinity in one month, 34 Henry III, [19 June, 1250].

Between Gilbert Seluayn, plaintiff, and John le Buf, tenant, of 1 messuage, 6 bovates and 11½ acres of land in Cranewell.

Plea. John has acknowledged the premises to be the right of Gilbert; and for this Gilbert has granted the premises to John: to hold to him and his heirs of Gilbert and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly one penny at Easter; and doing therefor foreign service as much as belongs to so much land of the same fee in the same vill for all service and demand. [Warranty.] And, moreover, John has given Gilbert 6 marks of silver.

No. 21. At Lincoln; on the morrow of St. James, 34 Henry III, [26 July, 1250].

Between Hugh de Gynnay, plaintiff, and William son of Walter, tenant, of the third part of 1 messuage and 1½ acres of land in Barton. And between the same plaintiff and Gilbert son of Peter de Barton, tenant, of 1 bovate of land in the same vill. And between the same plaintiff and John son of Andrew de Fereby, tenant, of 3 acres of land in the same vill. And between the same plaintiff and Henry son of Baldwin, tenant, of 3 acres of land in the same vill. And between the same plaintiff and Ralph son of Thomas, tenant, of 3 acres of land in the same vill. And between the same plaintiff and Roger le clerk, tenant, of 1 toft in the same vill.

Assize of mort d'ancestor. Hugh has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to the tenants and their heirs all the right and claim which he has in the premises, for ever. And for this the tenants have given Hugh 2 marks of silver.

Endorsed: Robert de Tateshal puts in his claim.

No. 22. At Lincoln; in eight days of Trinity, 34 Henry III, [29 May, 1250].

Between John le Vineter of Lincoln, querent, and Walter Bene and Margery his wife, impedients, of 1 messuage in Lincoln.

Plea of warranty of charter. Walter and Margery have acknowledged the messuage to be the right of John, as that which he has of their gift: to hold to John and his heirs of Walter and Margery and the heirs of Margery for ever; rendering therefor yearly one halfpenny at the Nativity of the Lord for all service to them belonging; and doing therefor for them to the chief lords of that fee all the other services which to the messuage belong. [Warranty.] For this John has given Walter and Margery 20s. sterling.

No. 23. At Lincoln; from Easter in five weeks, 34 Henry III, [1 May, 1250].

Between Stephen Sybry, querent, and Ralph son of William de Westrasne, and Agnes his wife, impedients, of 17 acres of land and 2 acres of meadow in Westrasen.

Plea of warranty of charter. Ralph and Agnes have acknowledged the premises to be the right of Stephen, as that which he has of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Agnes for ever; rendering therefor yearly one penny at the Nativity of the Lord for all service. [Warranty.] For this Stephen has given Ralph and Agnes 20s. sterling.

Endorsed: William de Hotham puts in his claim.

No. 24. At Lincoln; from Easter in five weeks, 34 Henry III, [1 May, 1250].

Between Lettice de Hausted, querent, by William de Hausted put in her place, and Hugh de Nevill, deforciant, of 8½ marks which were in arrear to Lettice of a yearly rent of 20s. which is due to her.

Plea. Hugh has acknowledged and granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth render every year to Lettice for her life 20s. sterling. And, moreover, Hugh has given Lettice 8½ marks for her arrears. And after the death of Lettice, Hugh and his heirs shall be quit of the payment of the rent, for ever. For this Lettice has remised and quitclaimed from herself to Hugh all the damages which she said that she had sustained by reason of the withholding of the rent until the day on which this concord was made. And if Hugh or his heirs shall make default in the payment of the money at any term, it shall be lawful for Lettice, for her life, to distrain him by his chattels found in his tenement in Hal' until the money which is in arrear in respect of that term shall be fully paid.

No. 25. At Lincoln; from Easter in five weeks, 34 Henry III, [1 May, 1250].

Between William son of Roger de Wyberton and Margery his wife, plaintiffs, and Gilbert Pissy, tenant, of 1 acre and 1 perch of land in Wyberton.

Plea. William and Margery have remised and quitclaimed from themselves and the heirs of Margery to Gilbert and his heirs all the right and claim which they had in the land, for ever. And for this Gilbert has given them one mark of silver.

No. 26. At Lincoln; from Easter in five weeks, 34 Henry III, [1 May, 1250].

Between Alan son of Henry Le Knyt, plaintiff, and Beatrice, who was the wife of Jollan de Bradehowes, and Thomas her son, tenants, of 7 acres of land in Spalding.

Plea. Alan has acknowledged the land to be the right of Thomas, and has remised and quitclaimed it from himself and his heirs to Thomas and his heirs for ever. And for this Beatrice and Thomas have given Alan 1 mark of silver.

No. 27. At Lincoln; from Easter in five weeks, 34 Henry III, [1 May, 1250].

Between Adam Tysun, Dametta daughter of Reginald, Robert Nunnecotun and Agnes his wife, Sunnyua daughter of William, and Margery her sister, and Richard Duve and Milisand his wife, plaintiffs, and Master Odo de Kylkenny, tenant, of 4 bovates of land and 2 tofts in Houton.

Plea. Adam, Damietta [sic], Robert and Agnes, Sunnyva and Margery, Richard and Milisand have remised and quitclaimed from themselves and the heirs of Adam, Dametta, Agnes, Sunnyva, Margery and Milisant to Master Odo and his heirs all the right and claim which they had in the premises, for ever. And for this Odo has given them 60s. sterling.

Endorsed: Thomas de Bekering puts in his claim.

No. 28. At Lincoln; on the morrow of the close of Easter, 34 Henry III, [4 April, 1250].

Between Ralph de Camera, querent, and Maud daughter of Robert Aungeuin, impedient, of 13 acres of land in Tyd.

Plea of warranty of charter. Maud has acknowledged the land to be the right of Ralph, as that which he has of her gift: to hold to him and the heirs begotten of his body of Maud and her heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 3s. sterling, for all service to them belonging; and doing therefor for guard of Lancaster castle, when it shall fall, for Maud and her heirs as much as belongs to 8 acres of land of the same fee in the same vill. [Warranty.] And if it happen that Ralph shall die without an heir begotten of his body, the land shall revert to Maud and her heirs, quit of the other heirs of Ralph, for ever. And for this Ralph has given Maud 10 marks of silver.

No. 29. At Lincoln; in eight days of Trinity, 34 Henry III, [29 May, 1250].

Between Thomas prior of Kattele, querent, and William son of Geoffrey de Dyggeby, impedient, of 40d. of rent in Dyggeby.

Plea. William has given and granted the rent to the prior and his church of Kattel' to be received yearly of the hands of Geoffrey son of Richard de Dyggeby, and Agnes his wife, and the heirs of Agnes, from one bovate of land which Geoffrey and Agnes heretofore held of William in the same vill, together with the foreign service to the said bovate of land belonging: to hold to the prior and his successors and his church of William and his heirs for ever; doing therefor for the scutage of the lord the king, when it shall fall, as much as belongs to one bovate of land of the same fee in the same vill for all service. [Warranty.] And, moreover, William has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to the prior and his successors and his church all the right and claim which he had in the rent of one pound of pepper, which the prior and his church were accustomed to render to him in respect of one toft which Nichol' P[yke (fn. 2) ] well heretofore held in the same vill of Dyggeby, for ever. And this concord was made in the presence of Geoffrey and Agnes, who acknowledged that they owe the rent and foreign service as is aforesaid.

No. 30. At Lincoln; on the morrow of St. James, 34 Henry III, [26 July, 1250].

Between Robert son of William, and Legard his wife, plaintiffs, and Hugh de Hepeham, tenant, of the moiety of one messuage in Lincoln.

Plea. Robert and Legard have remised and quitclaimed from themselves and the heirs of Legard to Hugh and his heirs all the right and claim which they had in the moiety, for ever. For this Hugh, at the instance of Robert and Legard, has given and granted the moiety to William de Hepeham: to hold to him and his heirs of the chief lords of that fee for ever; doing therefor all the services which to that moiety belong. And, moreover, Hugh has given Robert and Legard 30s. sterling.

No. 31. At Lincoln; from Trinity in one month, 34 Henry III, [19 June, 1250].

Between Peter son of Herbert de Lincoln, plaintiff, and Nicholas Brokendisse, tenant, of one messuage in Lincoln.

Plea. Peter has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Nicholas and his heirs all the right and claim which he had in the messuage, for ever. And for this Nicholas has given him 40s. sterling.

No. 32. At Lincoln; on the morrow of St. James, 34 Henry III, [26 July, 1250].

Between Thomas son of Gilbert and Cristiana his wife, plaintiffs, and Emma daughter of Swartbrand, tenant, of 4 acres of land in the suburb of Lincoln.

Plea. Emma has acknowledged the land to be the right of Cristiana; and for this Thomas and Cristiana have granted it to Emma: to hold to her for her life of Thomas and Cristiana and the heirs of Cristiana; rendering therefor yearly one penny at Easter for all service. And after Emma's death the land shall revert to Thomas and Cristiana and the heirs of Cristiana, quit of the heirs of Emma, for ever.

No. 33. At Lincoln; on the morrow of St. James, 34 Henry III, [26 July, 1250].

Between Philip prior of Noketon, querent, by brother Robert de Coreby, his canon, put in his place, and Nicholas de Neuton, deforciant, of customs and services which the prior demanded of Nicholas in respect of his free tenement which he holds of the prior in Lincoln; and where upon the prior demanded of Nicholas that he should render to him yearly 7s. sterling and one pound of pepper for the tenement; which service Nicholas has not heretofore acknowledged to him.

Plea. Nicholas has acknowledged and granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth render every year to the prior and his successors and his church of Noketon 7s. sterling and one pound of pepper for all service. And, moreover, Nicholas has given the prior 11s. 6d. for his arrears. And for this the prior has remised and quitclaimed from himself and his church to Nicholas all the damages which he said that he had sustained by reason of the withholding of the service until the day on which this concord was made. And if Nicholas or his heirs shall make default in the payment of the money and pepper at any term, it shall be lawful for the prior and his successors and his church to distrain them by their chattels found in the tenement till the money and pepper which is in arrear in respect of that term shall be fully paid.

No. 34. At Lincoln; in eight days of Trinity, 34 Henry III, [29 May, 1250].

Between Osbert de Skilinton, plaintiff, and William de Dyseny, tenant, of one carucate of land in Stapelford.

Plea. Osbert has acknowledged the land to be the right of William; and for this William has granted to Osbert 4 bovates of land of the same land, which Ralph Gok and Margery who was the wife of Robert Rychild heretofore held: to hold to Osbert and his heirs of William and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 6s.; and doing therefor foreign service as much as belongs to so much land of the same fee in the same vill for all service. William has granted for himself and his heirs that they shall warrant to Osbert and his heirs the 4 bovates of land which remain to them by this concord by the said service against all men for ever.

No. 35. At Lincoln; on the morrow of the Ascension of the Lord, 34 Henry III, [6 May, 1250].

Between Nicholas de Lundestorp and Edusa his wife, and Thomas Fossard and Agnes his wife, plaintiffs, and Robert prior of Symplingham, tenant, of 3 acres of land in Stowe, and of 3 acres of land and 1 acre of meadow in Bylingburg', and of 1½ acres of land in Horblinge.

Assize of mort d'ancestor. Nicholas and Edusa, Thomas and Agnes have acknowledged the land and meadow, together with one meadow which is called Eycroft, which lies on the east side of the vill of Stowe, to be the right of the prior and his church of Symplingham: to hold to the prior and his successors and his church of the chief lords of that fee for ever; doing therefor the services which to the land and meadow belong; and for this the prior has granted to Thomas and Agnes the 3 acres of land in Stowe, and the acre of meadow in Bylingburg' which lies in Loclosdeyl, and which Master Gilbert de Stowe heretofore held: to hold to Thomas and Agnes and the heirs of Agnes of the prior and his successors and his church for ever; rendering therefor yearly 22d.; and doing therefor the foreign service which to this land and meadow belong for all service. And the prior and his successors and his church shall warrant to Thomas and Agnes and the heirs of Agnes the land and meadow, which remain to them by this concord, by the said service against all men for ever. And Thomas and Agnes, at the instance of the prior, have granted to Nicholas and Edusa the moiety of the 3 acres of land and meadow which is towards the shade: to hold to Nicholas and Edusa and the heirs of Edusa of Thomas and Agnes and the heirs of Agnes for ever; rendering therefor yearly 11d.; and doing therefor the foreign service which to this moiety belongs for all service. And Thomas and Agnes and the heirs of Agnes shall warrant to Nicholas and Edusa and the heirs of Edusa the moiety, which remains to them by this fine, by the said service against all men for ever.

No. 36. At Lincoln; in eight days of Trinity, 34 Henry III, [29 May, 1250].

Between Henry de la Mare, plaintiff, and Bartholomew de Castorp, tenant, of the fifth part of 2 bovates of land and [the fifth part of] 4½ acres of wood in Herlaueston.

Plea. Bartholomew has acknowledged the land and wood to be the right of Henry, and has rendered the wood to him in the same court: to hold to him and his heirs of the chief lords of that fee for ever; doing therefor all services which to the wood belong. And for this Henry has granted the land to Bartholomew together with 1 messuage which Henry heretofore held in the same vill, and 4 acres of land in the same vill, whereof 2 acres lie in the field which is called Northfeld, and 2 lie in the field which is called Suthfeud, and with the fifth part of Henry's pasture which is between the wood which was heretofore of William de Mortimer (Mortuo Mari) and Henry's wood in the same vill: to hold to Bartholomew and his heirs of Henry and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 8d. at the feast of St. Michael for all service and demand. Henry and his heirs shall warrant to Bartholomew and his heirs the said tenement, which remains to them by this concord, by the said service against all men for ever. And for this Bartholomew has granted to Henry the whole part which came to Bartholomew of this messuage which formerly was of William de Herlaveston, Bartholomew's uncle, whose heir he is, in the same vill: to hold to Henry and his heirs of Bartholomew and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly one clove gillyflower at the feast of St. Michael for all service, homage, fealty, relief, wardship, suits of court, aids, custom and demand. And Bartholomew and his heirs shall warrant to Henry and his heirs the said part of the messuage, which remains quit to him by this fine, by the said service against all men for ever.

No. 37. At Lincoln; from Trinity in fifteen days, 34 Henry III, [5 June, 1250].

Between Thomas son of Constance, plaintiff, and Adam son of Henry, tenant, of 2 bovates of land and 2 parts of 1 bovate of land in Neweton.

Plea. Adam has acknowledged the land to be the right of Thomas; and for this Thomas has granted it to Adam: to hold to him and his heirs of Thomas and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 5s. sterling; and doing therefor foreign service as much as belongs to so much land of the same fee in the same vill for all service. [Warranty.] And, moreover, Adam has given Thomas 40s. sterling.

Endorsed: Stephen son of Osbert puts in his claim.

No. 38. At Lincoln; from Trinity in three weeks, 34 Henry III, [12 June, 1250].

Between Alice daughter of Ralph, William the clerk and Margery his wife, Walter son of Richard and Joan his wife, Beatrice daughter of Ralph and Mabillia her sister, plaintiffs, by the said Walter put in their place, and Master Walter de Withcal', tenant, of 1 toft and 1 bovate of land in Withcal'.

Assize of mort d'ancestor. The plaintiffs have remised and quitclaimed from themselves and the heirs of Alice, Margery, Joan, Beatrice and Mabillia to Master Walter and his heirs all the right and claim which they had in the toft and land, for ever. And for this Master Walter has given them half a mark of silver.

No. 39. At Lincoln; from Trinity in three weeks, 34 Henry III, [12 June, 1250].

Between Robert son of Jordan de Wurth, querent, and Geoffrey de Wurth and Grace his wife, impedients, of the manors of Estrasne and Heynton.

Plea of warranty of charter. Geoffrey and Grace have acknowledged the manors to be the right of Robert as those which he has of the gift of Grace in respect of her free widowhood: to hold to Robert and his heirs of Geoffrey and Grace and the heirs of Grace for ever; rendering therefor yearly one pair of gilt spurs or 6d. at the feast of St. Botulph for all service. [Warranty.] And for this Robert has given Grace 120l. sterling.

Endorsed: William de Hardredishill' puts in his claim.

No. 40. At Lincoln; from Trinity in three weeks, 34 Henry III, [12 June, 1250].

Between William de Lascell, querent, by Robert Martel put in his place, and Roger de Cotingham, deforciant, of the third part of one knight's fee in Kylingholm.

Plea. William has acknowledged the third part to be the right of Roger: to hold to him and his heirs of William and his heirs for ever; doing therefor the foreign service of the sixth part of one knight's fee for all service. [Warranty.]

Endorsed: Robert de Castre and Margery his wife and Margery countess of Lincoln put in their claims.

Footnotes

1 The document has been damaged, and the words within brackets have been supplied conjecturally.
2 There is a hole in the document, and the reading is uncertain.