Final Concords for Lincs
56-57 Henry III (Case 132, File 50)

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'Final Concords for Lincs: 56-57 Henry III (Case 132, File 50)', Final Concords of the County of Lincoln: 1244-1272 (1920), pp. 266-279. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53638 Date accessed: 20 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Case 132, File 50: 56–57 Henry III

No. 101. At Lincoln; from St. Martin in one month, 56 Henry III, [9 December, 1271].

Between Hugh son of Ivo de Staunford, and Margery his wife, querents, and Henry Lomb and Margaret his wife, impedients, of 1 messuage in Staunford.

Plea of warranty of charter. Henry and Margaret have acknowledged the messuage to be the right of Hugh and Margery, as that which Hugh and Margery have of their gift: to hold to Hugh and Margery and their heirs of Henry and Margaret and the heirs of Margaret for ever; rendering therefor yearly one rose for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services for ever. [Warranty.] And Hugh and Margery have given Henry and Margaret 10 marks of silver.

No. 102. At Lincoln; from the Purification of the blessed Mary in one month, 56 Henry III, [1 March, 1271–2].

Between Laurence prior of Thornholm, querent, and Geoffrey de Neuile and Margaret his wife, by Thomas de Bereuile put in the place of Geoffrey, touching this, that the prior complained that Geoffrey and Margaret have distrained him for this cause, that his convent of Tornholm, when he was elected as its prior, presented him to Hugh de Neuile of Cadeneye as patron of the priory.

Plea. Geoffrey and Margaret have acknowledged and granted for themselves and the heirs of Margaret that, after the death or cession of any prior of Thornholm, it shall be lawful for the convent of Thornholm to present the person whom it shall elect as its prior to Hugh de Neuile of Cadeneye without gainsaying or let of Geoffrey and Margaret or the heirs of Margaret for ever. They have also granted for themselves and the heirs of Margaret that they shall not henceforth, at the time of any voidance of the priory, demand any wardship in respect of any lands or tenements belonging to the priory, nor shall they at that time lay claim to any administration of any goods moveable or immoveable belonging to the priory. And, moreover, Geoffrey and Margaret, at the instance of the prior, have quitclaimed from themselves and the heirs of Margaret to Hugh de Neuile of Cadeneye and his heirs all the right and claim which they had in the advowson of the priory of Thornholm for ever. And Hugh, at the instance of the prior, has given and granted to Geoffrey and Margaret 10s. of rent to be received yearly in respect of the lands and tenements which William Hodmin and John son of William son of Margaret heretofore held in Wyrkesburg': to hold to Geoffrey and Margaret and the heirs of Margaret, together with the lands and tenements which Geoffrey and Margaret hold in purparty of the inheritance which was of John Malherbe, the ancestor of Hugh and Margaret, whose heirs they are.

No. 103. At Lincoln; from the Purification of the blessed Mary in one month, 56 Henry III, [1 March, 1271–2].

Between Adam de Rendham and Basilia his wife, and Matthew de Rendham and Alice his wife, plaintiffs, and Roger de Hundegate, tenant, of 7 acres of land in Algerkyrk.

Plea. The plaintiffs have quitclaimed from themselves and the heirs of Basilia and Alice to Roger and his heirs, all the right and claim which they had in the land for ever. And Roger has given them 40s. sterling.

No. 104. At Lincoln; from the Purification of the blessed Mary in fifteen days, 56 Henry III, [16 February, 1271–2].

Between Adam prior of Thurgerton, querent, by Ralph Brese put in the place of the prior, and Walter Maulouel and Amabillia his wife, impedients, of 1 toft in Scaupewyk'.

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

No. 105. At Lincoln; from the Purification of the blessed Mary in fifteen days, 56 Henry III, [16 February, 1271–2].

Between Adam son of Richard de Kelleseye, querent, and Alan Feych and Agnes his wife, impedients, of 1 messuage and 1 bovate of land in Nortkelleseye.

Plea of warranty of charter. Alan and Agnes have acknowledged the premises to be the right of Adam, as those 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 halfpenny for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services for ever. [Warranty.] And Adam has given Alan and Agnes 20s. sterling.

No. 106. At Lincoln; from the Purification of the blessed Mary in fifteen days, 56 Henry III, [16 February, 1271–2].

Between John de Langeton and Avicia his wife, plaintiffs, and Master Walter de Stauenesby, tenant, of 1 toft and the moiety of 1 bovate of land, excepting 1 acre of land, in Stauenesby.

Assize of mort d'ancestor. John and Avicia have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Walter, and have quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Avicia for ever. And Walter has given them 40s. sterling.

No. 107. At Lincoln; from the Purification of the blessed Mary in one month, 56 Henry III, [1 March, 1271–2].

Between William de Thoresby and Margaret his wife, and Alice sister of the same Margaret, plaintiffs, and Gilbert son of Robert de Thoresby, tenant, of 1 messuage and 1 bovate of land in Thoresby.

Plea. William and Margaret and Alice have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Gilbert, and have quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Margaret and Alice to Gilbert and his heirs for ever. And Gilbert has given them 40s. sterling.

No. 108. At Lincoln; on the morrow of Souls, 56 Henry III, [3 November, 1271].

Between Robert de Grimescroft and Maud his wife, querents, and Baldewyn le Wake, impedient, of the manor of Stanigod.

Plea of warranty of charter. Baldewyn has acknowledged the manor with the appurtenances, as in demesnes, arable lands, services of free men, villeinages with the villeins holding those villeinages and all their sequels, homages, wards, reliefs, escheats, woods, meadows, pastures, moors, marshes, turbaries, fisheries, waters, ponds, mills, roads, paths and all other things to the manor belonging, to be the right of Robert and Maud, as that which they have of his gift: to hold to them and the heirs of Robert of Baldewin and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly at Skeldinghop 6d. for all service. [Warranty.] And Robert and Maud have given him 40 marks of silver.

No. 109. At Lincoln; on the morrow of Souls, 56 Henry III, [3 November, 1271].

Between Nicholas son of Anketin de Spalding, querent, and Ranulph de Wyham and Emma his wife, impedients, of 2 acres of land in Spalding.

Plea of warranty of charter. Ranulph and Emma have acknowledged the land to be the right of Nicholas, as that which he has of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Emma for ever; rendering therefor yearly 2d. for all service. [Warranty.] And Nicholas has given them 40s. sterling.

No. 110. At Lincoln; from St. Martin in three weeks, 56 Henry III, [2 December, 1271].

Between Margery daughter of Ingeram and Helewis her sister, plaintiffs, and Roger de Borgraue and Asselina his wife, tenants, of the third part of 1 messuage and 1 toft (tofli) in Laghton. And between the said plaintiffs and the said Roger and Asselina, whom William de Lac vouched to warrant, of the third part of 1 bovate of land in the same vill.

Assize of mort d'ancestor. Roger and Asselina have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Margery and Helewis. And Margery and Helewis have granted them to Roger and Asselina: to hold to Roger and Asselina, for the life of Asselina, of Margery and Helewis and their heirs; rendering therefor yearly 5d. for all service. [Warranty.] And after Asselina's death, the tenements shall revert to Margery and Helewis and their heirs, quit of the heirs of Asselina: to hold of the chief lords for ever.

No. 111. At Lincoln; from St. Martin in one month, 56 Henry III, [9 December, 1271].

Between Joan who was the wife of Hugh le Bretun, plaintiff, by Simon de Edelington put in her place, and Joceus de Stepping and Maud his wife, tenants, of the third part of 1 messuage, 60 acres of land, 30 acres of meadow and pasture, 4 tofts and 3 bovates of land, which are held in villeinage in Toft; and of the third part of 2 tofts and 1½ bovates of land in Buterwyk'; and of the third part of 36 acres of land and 15 acres of meadow and 12d. of rent in Thibeseye [sic]; and of the third part of 30 acres of land in Benighton; and of the moiety of 2 messuages, 1 mill and 1 acre of land in Skyrebek'; and of the moiety of 1 messuage and 1 plot (placei) which contains 160 feet in length and 20 feet in breadth; and of the moiety of the fourth part of 1 messuage in the vill of St. Botulph; which lands and tenements Joan claimed to be her reasonable dower which fell to her in respect of the free tenement which was of Hugh, formerly her husband, in the same vills.

Plea. Joceus and Maud have acknowledged the third part of all the lands and tenements in Toft, Buterwyk', Sibbezeye and Benighton, and the moiety of all the lands and tenements in Skyrebek' and the vill of St. Botulph to be the right of Joan; and have rendered them to her in the same court: to hold to Joan for her life, in the name of dower, of them and the heirs of Joceus; rendering therefor yearly 3s. 6½d.; and doing therefor foreign service as much as belongs to such a tenement of the same fee in the same vills for all service. [Warranty.] And after Joan's death, the tenements shall revert to Joceus and Maud and the heirs of Joceus, quit: to hold of the chief lords of those fees for ever.

No. 112. At Lincoln; in eight days of St. Martin, 56 Henry III, [18 November, 1271].

Between Alan son of William de Denton, plaintiff, and Geoffrey abbot of Croxton, tenant, by brother Robert de Spalding, his canon, put in his place, of 34d. of rent and of the rent of one pound of cummin in Denton.

Assize of mort d'ancestor. Alan has quitclaimed the rent from himself and his heirs to the abbot and his successors and his church of St. John the Evangelist of Croxton, for ever. And the abbot has granted for himself and his successors and his church that they shall henceforth render every year to Alan and his heirs 34d. at Croxton for ever. [Power of distraint for Alan and his heirs in default of payment.]

No. 113. At Lincoln; on the morrow of the Purification of the blessed Mary, 56 Henry III, [3 February, 1271–2].

Between Robert Le Scot of Lincoln, querent, and Hugh de Claworth and Basilia his wife, and Gilbert le Parment' and Juetta his wife, impedients, of 1 messuage in the suburb of Lincoln.

Plea of warranty of charter. The impedients have acknowledged the messuage to be the right of Robert, as that which he has of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Basilia and Juetta for ever; rendering therefor yearly one rose for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services for ever. [Warranty.] And Robert has given the impedients 1 mark of silver.

No. 114. At Lincoln; from the Purification of the blessed Mary in one month, 56 Henry III, [1 March, 1271–2].

Between Master Robert Galle, querent, and Robert de Lincoln and Limota his wife, impedients, of 13 acres and 1 rood of land in Suthbrok', Holm and Scotthorn.

Plea of warranty of charter. Robert de Lincoln and Limota have acknowledged the land to be the right of Robert Galle, as that which he has of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Limota for ever; rendering therefor yearly one pound of cummin for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services. [Warranty.] And Robert Galle has given the impedients one sore sparrow-hawk.

No. 115. At Lincoln; from the Purification of the blessed Mary in three weeks, 56 Henry III, [23 February, 1271–2].

Between Peter son of Gilbert de Suth Keleseye, querent, and Arnald de Wyrksop and Alice his wife, impedients, of 1 messuage in the suburb of Lincoln.

Plea of warranty of charter. Arnald and Alice have acknowledged the messuage to be the right of Peter, as that which he has of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Alice for ever; rendering therefor yearly one rose for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services, for ever. [Warranty.] And Peter has given Arnald and Alice 100s. sterling.

No. 116. At Lincoln; on the morrow of Souls, 56 Henry III, [3 November, 1271].

Between Roger son of Benedict, querent, and Richard Le Orfeuere and Beatrice his wife, impedients, of 1 messuage in the suburb of Lincoln.

Plea of warranty of charter. Richard and Beatrice have acknowledged the messuage to be the right of Roger, as that which he has of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Beatrice for ever; rendering therefor yearly one halfpenny for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services, for ever. [Warranty.] And Roger has given Richard and Beatrice 40s. sterling.

No. 117. At Lincoln; from St. Martin in three weeks, 56 Henry III, [2 December, 1271].

Between Geoffrey son of Simon de Pincebeck, querent, and Richard Schirlock and Emma his wife, impedients, of 1½ acres of land in Spalding.

Plea of warranty of charter. Richard and Emma have acknowledged the land to be the right of Geoffrey, as that which he has of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Emma for ever; rendering therefor yearly 6d. for all service. [Warranty.] And Geoffrey has given them 8 marks of silver.

No. 118. At Lincoln; from St. Martin in one month, 56 Henry III, [9 December, 1271].

Between Reginald prior of Sixle, querent, and John de Alazun and Maud his wife, impedients, of half an acre of land in Netelton, and the mediety of the advowson of the church in the same vill.

Plea of warranty of charter. John and Maud have acknowledged the premises to be the right of the prior and his church of the blessed Mary of Sixle, as those which the prior and his church have of their gift. And, moreover, John and Maud have acknowledged the other mediety of the advowson of the church to be the right of the prior and his church, as that which the prior and his church have of the gift of William Blaunchard, Maud's father, whose heir she is: to hold to the prior and his church of John and Maud and the heirs of Maud in frank almoign. [Warranty.] And the prior has received them into all the benefits and prayers which shall henceforth be made in his church for ever.

No. 119. At Lincoln; from St. Martin in three weeks, 56 Henry III, [2 December, 1271].

Between Henry son of William de Ludeford, querent, and Walter de Helegloue, deforciant, of 1 messuage and 26½ acres of land in Ludeford.

Plea of covenant. Henry has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Walter, as those which Walter has of his gift. And Walter has granted them to Henry: to hold to Henry, for his life, of Walter and his heirs; rendering therefor yearly 12s. 2d. for all service. [Warranty.] And after Henry's death, the tenements shall revert to Walter and his heirs, quit of the heirs of Henry: to hold of the chief lords for ever.

No. 120. At Lincoln; from the Purification of the blessed Mary in one month, 56 Henry III, [1 March, 1271–2].

Between Brian de Herdeby, querent, and Guydo de Foresta, master of the Knights of the Temple in England, deforciant, by Walter de Silbeston put in his place, of 200 perches of land in length and 1 perch of land in breadth in Swaynesthorp.

Plea of covenant. Brian has acknowledged the land to be the right of the master. And the master has granted to Brian 4 feet of land in breadth everywhere towards (versus) the lands of the master outside the dike (fossatum) of the park (parci) and the field which is called Stokinge in Swaynesthorp: to hold to Brian and his heirs of the chief lords by the services which to the tenements belong, for ever. And, moreover, the master has granted to Brian that he shall have a road through the master's land in Swaynesthorp for chase and rechase of beasts of every kind belonging to Brian and his heirs, to wit, by that road which is called Muldik', and by that bound which lies on the east side of the park between the park and the master's land, from Brian's land of Herdeby to his land of Swaynesthorp. In such wise that if the master and his successors and the brethren shall receive any damage to their corn by the said chase, reasonable amends shall be made therefor by the view of one man on the part of the master and his successors and the brethren and by the view of one man on the part of Brian and his heirs. The master has also granted for himself and his successors and the brethren and likewise Brian for himself and his heirs, that all the parcels of land (diuise) between the master's demesne lands and Brian's demesne lands in Swaynesthorp shall be pastured in common, or the crop issuing therefrom shall be equally divided between them. And Brian has granted for himself and his heirs that the master and his successors and the brethren and their men of Swaynesthorp, shall be able to water their beasts in the dike which is on the west side of the said park; in such wise, however, that they shall not, by reason of the watering, be able to demand any right or claim in the soil of the dike and of 4 feet beyond its breadth, for ever. And likewise Brian has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to the master and his successors and the brethren all the right and claim which he had in the 200 perches of land in length and 1 perch of land in breadth, excepting the 4 feet of land in breadth outside the dike of the park and the assart; and saving to Brian and his heirs common of pasture for their beasts in Swaynesthorp.

No. 121. At Lincoln; in eight days of St. Martin, 56 Henry III, [18 November, 1271].

Between Ranulph Le Marchaunt of Graham and Nicholas Le Marchaunt of the same, querents, and William son of Walter Le Porcher of Graham, and Iseult his wife, impedients, of 1 messuage in Graham.

Plea of warranty of charter. William and Iseult have acknowledged the messuage to be the right of Ranulph and Nicholas, as that which Ranulph and Nicholas have of their gift: to hold to Ranulph and Nicholas for the life of both of them and to the heirs of the longer liver of them, of William and Iseult and the heirs of Iseult for ever; rendering therefor yearly one rose for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services for ever. [Warranty.] And Ranulph and Nicholas have given William and Iseult 6 marks of silver.

No. 122. At Lincoln; from St. Hilary in fifteen days, 56 Henry III, [27 January, 1271–2].

Between Richard de Couentr', plaintiff, and James de Couentr', tenant, of 2¼ bovates of land and 60s. of rent in Hotoft, Sauzthorp, Billesby, Thurleby, Haneye and Markebye.

Assize of mort d'ancestor. Richard has acknowledged the tenements, to wit, whatever James held in the aforesaid vills and in Langeton, Asfordeby and Haueneby on the day on which this concord was made, to be the right of James, as those which James has of the gift of Walter de Couentr', Richard's father, whose heir he is: to hold to James and his heirs begotten of his body of Richard and his heirs for ever; doing therefor foreign service as much as belongs to the service of one knight of the same fee in the same vills for all service. [Warranty.] And if it happen that James shall die without an heir begotten of his body, the tenements shall revert to Richard and his heirs, quit of the other heirs of James: to hold of the chief lords, for ever. And James has given Richard 25 marks of silver.

Endorsed: John de Villers and Sybil wife of Robert de Burstal put in their claim.

No. 123. At Lincoln; from the Purification of the blessed Mary in one month, 56 Henry III, [1 March, 1271–2].

Between Jordan de Insula, querent, and Andrew de Misne and Alice his wife, impedients, of the third part of 1 bovate of land in Misne.

Plea of warranty of charter. Andrew and Alice have acknowledged the land to be the right of Jordan, as that which he has of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Alice for ever; rendering therefor yearly 12d.; and doing therefor foreign service as much as belongs to such a tenement of the same fee in the same vill for all service. [Warranty.] And John has given them 6 marks of silver.

No. 124. At Lincoln; from the Purification of the blessed Mary in fifteen days, 56 Henry III, [16 February, 1271–2].

Between William Hakelyn and Cecily his wife, plaintiffs, and Alan son of William de Spalding, tenant, of 1 acre of land in Spalding.

Plea. William and Cecily have quitclaimed from themselves and the heirs of Cecily to Alan and his heirs all the right and claim which they have in the land, for ever. And Alan has given them 1 mark of silver.

No. 125. At Lincoln; on the morrow of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 56 Henry III, [25 June, 1272].

Between Ralph son of Alan Brun of Dunneswra, querent, and Baldric son of Hawise de Ulseby, and Roesia his wife, impedients, of 4 acres of meadow in Ingaldesmeles.

Plea of warranty of charter. Baldric and Roesia have acknowledged the meadow to be the right of Ralph, as that which he has of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Roesia for ever; rendering therefor yearly one halfpenny; and doing sea-walling (walduram maris) as much as belongs to such a tenement of the same fee in the same vill for all service.[Warranty.] And Ralph has given them 6 marks of silver.

No. 126. At Lincoln; on the morrow of Souls, 56 Henry III, [3 November, 1271].

Between Nicholas son of Warin de Deping, querent, and Simon del Felde and Beatrice his wife, impedients, of 1 messuage and 3 acres of land in Deping.

Plea of warranty of charter. Simon and Beatrice have acknowledged the premises to be the right of Nicholas, as those which he has of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Beatrice for ever; rendering therefor yearly one rose for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services, for ever. [Warranty.] And Nicholas has given Simon and Beatrice 2 marks of silver.

No. 127. At Lincoln; in eight days of St. Martin, 56 Henry III, [18 November, 1271].

Between Brian son of Alan, plaintiff, by Walter de Bikere, clerk, put in his place, and Robert prior of Buttel', tenant, by Reginald de Cretinge put in his place, of 1 messuage and 1 bovate of land in Bikere.

Plea. The prior has acknowledged the premises to be the right of Brian. And Brian has granted them to the prior: to hold to the prior and his successors and his church of the blessed Mary of Buttel' in frank almoign. [Warranty.] And, moreover, the prior has received Brian into all the benefits and prayers which shall henceforth be made in his church for ever.

No. 128. At Lincoln; on the morrow of St. Martin, 56 Henry III, [12 November, 1271].

Between William de Bereford, querent, and Eustace le Cupare and Idonea his wife, impedients, of 3 acres and 1 rood of land in Quappelade.

Plea of warranty of charter. Eustace and Idonea 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 Idonea for ever; rendering therefor yearly one clove gillyflower; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services for ever. [Warranty.] And William has given them 40s. sterling.

No. 129. At Lincoln; from the Purification of the blessed Mary in one month, 56 Henry III, [1 March, 1271–2].

Between Walter Le Mercer, querent, and William Bilkes of Staunford and Beatrice his wife, Thomas de Neuile and Alice his wife and Robert de Beuerleye and Cristiana his wife, impedients, of 1 messuage in Staunford.

Plea of warranty of charter. Robert and Cristiana have acknowledged the third part of the messuage to be the right of Walter, to wit, that third part which lies towards the shade, as that which Walter has of their gift. And likewise the impedients have acknowledged the two parts of the messuage, to wit, those two parts which lie towards the sun, to be the right of Walter, as those which he has of the gift of Peter Gunny, father of Beatrice, Alice and Cristiana, whose heirs they are: to hold to Walter and his heirs of the impedients and the heirs of Beatrice, Alice and Cristiana for ever; rendering therefor yearly 3 roses, where heretofore he was wont to render 1 mark, for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services for ever. [Warranty.] And Walter has given the impedients 10 marks of silver.

No. 130. At Lincoln; from St. Hilary in fifteen days, 56 Henry III, [27 January, 1271–2].

Between Thomas abbot of Seleby, querent, and Adam de Fleyburgh and Emma his wife, deforciants, of 2 messuages and 7 bovates of land in Stalingburgh.

Plea of covenant. Adam and Emma have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of the abbot and his church of St. Germain of Seleby, as those which the abbot and his church have of their gift: to hold to the abbot and his successors and his church of Adam and Emma and the heirs of Emma in frank almoign. [Warranty.] And the abbot has granted for himself and his successors and his church that they shall henceforth render every year to Adam and Emma, for the life of both of them, two monks' corrodies, to wit, two monastic white loaves, two gallons (lagenas) of monastic beer, two messes (fercula) and two pittances; in such wise, to wit, that when flesh is eaten they shall receive messes of flesh thrice in the week; and, besides the corrodies, every day one brown (bisum) loaf such as the ploughmen (carucatores) of the abbey receive; and that they shall give Adam and Emma every day, for the life of both of them, one groom's (garcionis) corredy, to wit, one esquire's loaf, one mess and one gallon of the second beer; and that they shall give them every year at the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist 6 stones of cheese and 3 stones of butter for their suppers (cenaculis); and that they shall give them, for the life of both of them, every year at the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist 2 marks and 12s. 8d.; and that they shall give them yearly at the feast of St. Michael two pairs of monastic boots (botarum). The abbot has also granted to Adam and Emma, for the life of both of them, one messuage in Seleby, to wit, that messuage which William le Taylur of Beverle heretofore held; in such wise, to wit, that the abbot and his successors and his church shall, at their own costs, maintain the messuage for the life of both Adam and Emma and, if need be, rebuild it, and warrant it to Adam and Emma against all men for the life of both of them. And, moreover, the abbot has granted for himself and his successors and his church that they shall henceforth render to Adam, for his life, 10,000 turfs, together with 10 cartloads of firewood, to be received on the feast of St. Michael at the messuage which remains to them by this fine; and that they shall give Adam every year 7 quarters of good oats, 4 cartloads of good hay and 3 cartloads of wheat-straw and half a quarter of salt, to be received at the feast of St. Michael; and that they shall give Adam every year 2 stones of tallow (cepi) and 2 pounds of wax and half a stone of hog's grease, to be received at the feast of St. Martin in winter. And likewise the abbot has granted to Adam, for his life, 1 acre of meadow in the vill of Seleby, to wit, that acre which lies in the meadow which is called Heyistede on the west side of the same meadow. And after the death of both Adam and Emma, the abbot and his successors and his church shall be quit of the payment of the two monks' corrodies, the corrody of one groom, the bread, beer, cheese, butter, 2 marks and 12s. 8d., and the two pairs of monastic boots, for ever. And likewise the messuage in Seleby shall revert to the abbot and his successors and his church, quit of the heirs of Adam and Emma, for ever. And likewise after the death of Adam, the abbot and his successors and his church shall be quit of the payment of the turfs, firewood, oats, hay, straw, salt, tallow, wax and grease, for ever. And likewise the meadow shall revert to the abbot and his successors, quit of the heirs of Adam, for ever.

No. 131. At Lincoln; from St. Martin in one month, 56 Henry III, [9 December, 1271].

Between William son of Osbert de Thawelle, querent, and Benedict de Hacham, deforciant, of 2 messuages, 1½ bovates and 66 acres of land, and 3s. 6d. of rent in Thawelle.

Plea of covenant. Benedict has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of William, and has rendered to him in the same court 1 messuage and 1 bovate of land and 3s. 6d. of rent, to wit, that messuage and that bovate which Walter de Wythgale heretofore held; and has quitclaimed them from himself and his heirs to William and his heirs for ever. And William has granted to Benedict the other messuage and the half bovate and the 66 acres of land, as in demesnes, arable lands, meadows, pastures, waters, roads, paths and all other things to the land belonging, to wit, that messuage and that half bovate of land which William Bat heretofore held. And, moreover, William has given and granted to Benedict 12 acres of land in the same vill which lie at Littell[? p]erwes between William's land and Benedict's land: to hold to Benedict and his heirs, together with the lands and tenements which remain to him by this fine, of William and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 1d. for all service. [Warranty.] And, moreover, Benedict has given William 36 marks of silver.

No. 132. At Lincoln; from the Purification of the blessed Mary in fifteen days, 56 Henry III, [16 February, 1271–2].

Between Roger, prior of Sempingham, querent, and Nicholas Stiward, deforciant, of 36 shillings which were in arrear to the prior, in respect of a yearly rent of 5s. which he owes to him.

Plea. Nicholas has acknowledged and granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth render every year at Holebech 5s. to the prior and his successors and his church of the blessed Mary of Sempingham. And if it happen that Nicholas or his heirs shall make default in the payment of the money, it shall be lawful for the prior and his successors and his church to distrain them and all others who shall hereafter hold the tenements which he held in Holebech on the day on which this concord was made until the money which shall be in arrear has been paid. And the prior has quitclaimed from himself and his successors to Nicholas and his heirs all the aforesaid arrears, for ever.

No. 133. At Lincoln; from St. Martin in three weeks, 56 Henry III, [2 December, 1271].

Between Thomas abbot of Newehus, querent, and Ingeram de Moncell', touching this, that Ingeram should acquit the abbot of the service which Edmund son of the same king, and Nicholaa (fn. 1) his wife demand of him in respect of the free tenement which he holds of Ingeram in Kyllingholm, to wit, 3 tofts and 8½ bovates of land; and whereupon the abbot complained that Edmund and Nicholaa distrained him for suit at their court of Barewe from three weeks to three weeks; whereof Ingeram, who is mesne between them, ought to acquit him.

Plea. Ingeram has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of the abbot and his church of St. Marcial of Newehus: to hold to the abbot and his successors and his church of Ingeram and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 5s. 6d. for all service. [Warranty.] And the abbot has remised from himself and his successors all the damages which he said that he had suffered by reason that he had not heretofore acquitted him.

No. 134. At Lincoln; on the morrow of the Purification of the blessed Mary, 56 Henry III, [3 February, 1271–2].

Between Philippa who was the wife of Ralph de Arcy, plaintiff, and Norman de Arcy, tenant, of 2 tofts and 8 bovates of land in Nocton.

Plea. Philippa has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Norman. And Norman has granted them to Philippa: to hold to Philippa, for her life, of him and his heirs; rendering therefor yearly one sore sparrow-hawk or 2s. for all service. [Warranty.] And after her death, the tenements shall revert to Norman and his heirs, quit of the heirs of Philippa: to hold of the chief lords for ever.

No. 135. At Lincoln; from St. Martin in three weeks, 56 Henry III, [2 December, 1271].

Between Michael son of Walter, querent, and Walter Lully, impedient, of 1 messuage, 10 acres of land and 1 acre of meadow in Gonwardeby.

Plea of warranty of charter. Walter has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Michael, as those which Michael has of his gift: to hold to Michael and his heirs of Walter and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 1d. for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services for ever. [Warranty.] And Michael has given Walter one sore sparrow-hawk.

No. 136. At Lincoln; from the Purification of the Blessed Mary in one month, 56 Henry III, [1 March, 1271–2].

Between Walter Le Pestur of Netelham and Albreda his wife, plaintiffs, and William de Lexinton, dean of the church of the blessed Mary of Lincoln, and the chapter of the same, tenants, of 1 messuage in Lincoln.

Plea. William and Albreda have quitclaimed from themselves and the heirs of Albreda to the dean and his successors and the chapter all the right and claim which they had in the messuage, for ever. And the dean and chapter have given them 40s. sterling.

No. 137. At Lincoln; on the morrow of Souls, 56 Henry III, [3 November, 1271].

Between Astin Le Freman and Agnes his wife, querents, and Gilbert Attecherech of Normanby and Mabillia his wife, impedients, of 1 toft and 1 bovate of land in Normanby.

Plea of warranty of charter. Gilbert and Mabillia have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Astin and Agnes, as those which Astin and Agnes have of their gift: to hold to Astin and Agnes and the heirs of Astin of Gilbert and Mabillia and the heirs of Mabillia for ever; rendering therefor yearly one rose at the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services, for ever. [Warranty.] And Astin and Agnes have given Gilbert and Mabillia 15 marks of silver.

No. 138. At Lincoln; from St. Hilary in fifteen days, 56 Henry III, [27 January, 1271–2].

Between Gilbert de Birmingeham, querent, and Hawis de Hippetoft, deforciant, of 1 messuage, 100 acres of land and 14s. of rent in Algarkirk, Kyrketon and Sotterton.

Plea of covenant. Hawis has acknowledged the tenements with the appurtenances, as in demesnes, arable lands, homages, services of free men, villeinages with the villeins holding those villeinages and their sequels, wardships, reliefs, escheats, meadows, pastures, moors, marshes, turbaries, roads, paths, fisheries, ponds, vivaries (vivariis) and all other their appurtenances, to be the right of Gilbert, as those which he has of her gift: to hold to him and his heirs of her and her heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly one pair of white gloves or 1d. for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services for ever. [Warranty.] And Gilbert, at the instance of Hawys, has granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth render 30s. every year to Alexander his brother for his life; and likewise render 30s. every year to Roger the brother of Alexander for his life. [Power for Alexander and Roger to distrain in default of payment.] And after the death of both Alexander and Roger, Gilbert and his heirs shall be quit of the payment of the moneys for ever.

No. 139. At Lincoln; from St. Martin in fifteen days, 56 Henry III, [25 November, 1271].

Between Andrew de Swalecliue and Margaret his wife, querents, and Ralph de Normanby, deforciant, of 1 messuage, 3 tofts, 15 bovates of land, 1 mill, 200 acres of wood, 14s. 6d. of rent, and the rent of one pound of cummin in Coringham.

Plea of covenant. Ralph has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Andrew and Margaret, as those which they have of his gift. And, moreover, Ralph has granted for himself and his heirs that all the lands and tenements which Joan who was the wife of Robert de Normanby held in dower in the same vill of Ralph's inheritance on the day on which this concord was made, and which, after her death, ought to revert to Ralph and his heirs, shall, after her death, revert to Andrew and Margaret and their heirs: to hold, together with the aforesaid tenements, of the chief lords by the services which to the tenements belong, for ever. And Andrew and Margaret have granted for themselves and their heirs that they shall henceforth render every year to Ralph, for his life, 20 marks of silver. And if it happen that Andrew and Margaret or their heirs shall make default in the payment of the money, it shall be lawful for Ralph, for his life, to distrain them in all their lands and tenements in Coringham by all their chattels found in the said tenements, etc. And after Ralph's death, Andrew and Margaret and their heirs shall be quit of the yearly payment of 20 marks, for ever. And this concord was made in the presence of Joan, who acknowledged that she claimed no right in the tenements which she holds in the vill of Coringham except in the name of dower.

No. 140. At Westminster; in eight days of St. Michael, 56 Henry III, [6 October, 1272].

Between brother Roger de Ver, prior of the hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England, querent, by John de Dynggel' put in his place, and Symon son of Symon de Ver, impedient, of two parts of the manor of Botnesford in Lyndeseye and [two parts of] the advowson of the church of the same vill.

Plea of warranty of charter. Symon has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of the prior and the brethren of the hospital, as those which the prior and the brethren have of his gift: to hold to the prior and his successors and the brethren of Symon and his heirs in frank almoign. And, moreover, Symon has granted for himself and his heirs that the third part of the tenements, which Ada who was the wife of Symon de Ver held in dower of Symon in the same manor of the inheritance of Symon on the day on which this concord was made, and which third part, after her death, ought to revert to Symon and his heirs, shall, after her death, remain to the prior and his successors and the brethren: to hold, together with the tenements which remain to them by this fine, in frank almoign. [Warranty.] And the prior has received Symon and his heirs into all the benefits and prayers which shall henceforth be made in the hospital for ever. And this concord was made in the presence of Ada, who acknowledged that she claimed no right in the third part of the tenements except in name of dower.

Endorsed: And the prior of Thorholme puts in his claim.

No. 141. At Westminster; in eight days of Trinity, 56 Henry III, [26 June, 1272].

Between Robert de Horbling, querent, by Adam de Plumpton put in his place, and Andrew de Briges and Agnes his wife, impedients, of 2½ acres of land and the sixth part of 1 messuage in Horbling.

Plea of warranty of charter. Andrew and Agnes have acknowledged the tenement to be the right of Robert, 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 rose for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services. [Warranty.] And, moreover, Andrew and Agnes have quitclaimed from themselves and the heirs of Agnes to Robert and his heirs all the right and claim which they had in all the lands and tenements which were of John son of Roger, the father of Agnes, in the same vill on the day on which he died, for ever. And Robert has given Andrew and Agnes 100s. sterling.

No. 142. At Lincoln; on the morrow of St. Hilary, 56 Henry III, [14 January, 1271–2].

Between William Brun of Flet, querent, and Thomas de Trikingham and Margaret his wife, impedients, of 5 acres of land in Holebech.

Plea of warranty of charter. Thomas and Margaret 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 Margaret for ever; rendering therefor yearly 6d. for all service. [Warranty.] And William has given them one sore sparrow-hawk.

Endorsed:: Anger de Crek and Roger son of Nigell de Quappelade, and Beatrice his wife put in their claim. And the abbot of Croilaund puts in his claim.

No. 143. At Westminster; on the morrow of St. Martin, 57 Henry III, [12 November, 1272].

Between William de Norburgo, querent, and Robert son of William de Metheringham, impedient, of 1 messuage, 120 acres of land and 7 acres of meadow in Ledinham; 1 messuage, 9 bovates of land and 6s. 6d. of rent in Blaunkney; 8s. 6d. of rent in Scaupewik'; and 1 toft and 15s. of rent in Kyseby.

Plea of warranty of charter. Robert has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of William, as those which William has of his gift: to hold to William and his heirs of Robert and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 1d. for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services. [Warranty.] And William has given Robert one sore sparrow-hawk.

Footnotes

1 Edmund earl of Lancaster, the second son of Henry III, married, in April, 1270, Avelina, daughter and heiress of William de Fortibus, earl of Aumale, and she did not die until November, 1273. 'Nicholaa' therefore seems to be a mistake for 'Avelina'.