Final Concords for diverse counties
Henry III

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'Final Concords for diverse counties: Henry III', Final Concords of the County of Lincoln: 1244-1272 (1920), pp. 280-294. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53639 Date accessed: 16 September 2014.


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Case 282, File 7: 44 Henry III

No. 139. At Westminster; from St. Martin in fifteen days, 44 Henry III, [25 November, 1259].

Between Geoffrey de Cotes, querent, and William prior of Lewes, deforciant, by William de Danecastre put in his place, of the advowson of the church of Cotes.

Assize of darrein presentment. Geoffrey has acknowledged the advowson to be the right of the prior and his church, and has remised and quitclaimed it from himself and his heirs to the prior and his successors and his church for ever. And the prior has received Geoffrey and his heirs into all the benefits and prayers which shall henceforth be made in his church for ever.

Endorsed: Touching the advowson of the church of Cotes.

No. 140. [A duplicate of no. 139.]

Case 283, File 12: 30–34 Henry III

No. 207. At York; on the morrow of the Ascension of the Lord, 30 Henry III, [18 May, 1246].

Between William prior of Malton, querent, and Roger son of William, and Alice his wife, impedients, of half a carucate of land and 4s. of rent in Swynton.

Plea of warranty of charter. Roger and Alice have acknowledged the premises to be the right of the prior and his church, as those which the prior and his church have of their gift: to hold to the prior and his successors and his church of them and the heirs of Alice in frank almoign; doing therefor to the chief lords all the services which to the land and rent belong. [Warranty.] And the prior has granted to Roger and Alice 6 acres of land and 5s. of rent in Suhtbroc, co. Lyncoln, which Roger and Alice heretofore had of his gift: to hold to Roger and Alice and the heirs of Alice of the prior and his successors and his church for ever; rendering therefor yearly 1d. for all service. [Warranty.] And, moreover, the prior has given Roger and Alice 30 marks of silver.—York, Lincoln.

No. 218. At Westminster; from St. John the Baptist in fifteen days, 31 Henry III, [8 July, 1247].

Between John abbot of La Dale, querent, and William de Poynton and Joan his wife, impedients, of 9¼ bovates of land in Alwoldeston, Aylwoldeston, Amboldeston and Thurleston.

Plea of warranty of charter. William and Joan have acknowledged the land to be the right of the abbot and his church, as that which the abbot and his church have of their gift: to hold to the abbot and his successors and his church of them and the heirs of Joan in frank almoign; rendering therefor yearly 24s. 6d. for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords foreign service as much as belongs to so much land of the same fee in the same vill, for all service. [Warranty.] And the abbot has given and granted to William and Joan 4 bovates of land and 2 tofts in Steynton, co. Lincoln, to wit, whatever the abbot and his church had in that vill on the day on which this concord was made: to hold to William and Joan and the heirs of Joan of the abbot and his successors and his church for ever; rendering therefor yearly 1d. for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services. [Warranty. Power for William and Joan and the heirs of Joan to distrain in default of payment of the rent.]—Derby, Lincoln.

No. 235. At Launceueton; from Easter in one month, 33 Henry III, [2 May, 1249].

Between John de Everingham, querent, and Isabel de Everingham, impedient, by John son of Thomas put in her place, of the moiety of the manor of Riskinton, and of the advowson of the mediety of the church of the same manor, co. Lincoln, and of the manor of Berking and the advowson of the church of the same manor, co. York.

Plea of warranty of charter. Isabel has acknowledged the tenements and the advowson of the church of Berking and the advowson of the mediety of the church of Riskinton with the appurtenances, as in demesnes, homages, rents, reliefs, villeinages, services of free men, villeins with their sequels, woods, plains (planis), meadows, pastures, roads, paths, waters, ponds, vivaries (vivariis) and mills, to be the right of John, as those which he has of her gift. And, moreover, Isabel has granted for herself and her heirs that all the lands and tenements which Isabel who was the wife of Simon de Cokefeld held in dower in Berking of the inheritance of Isabel de Everingham on the day on which this concord was made, and which, after the death of Isabel de Cokefeld, ought to revert to Isabel de Everingham, shall then remain to John and his heirs, without any retainment, for ever: to hold to him and his heirs of Isabel de Everingham and her heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly for the manor of Berking one pair of white gloves or 1d. for all service; and doing therefor for the moiety of the manor of Riskinton the service of one knight's fee as in scutages only for all service. [Warranty.] And John has given Isabel one sore falcon.—Lincoln, York.

Endorsed: Cornwall, at Lanceueton, 33 Henry III.

No. 248. At Westminster; on the morrow of St. Martin, 34 Henry III, [12 November, 1249].

Between Sarah who was the wife of Jollan de Neuill, plaintiff, and Jollan son of Jollan de Neuill, tenant, of the third part of the manor of Cotes in co. Lincoln, of the third part of the manor of Rolleston, co. Nottingham, of the third part of the manor of Pykehal, co. York, and of the third part of the manor of Shorne, co. Kent, which third parts Sarah claimed to be her reasonable dower, which belonged to her in respect of the free tenement which was of Jollan, her late husband, in the aforesaid manors.

Plea. Jollan has granted to Sarah the manor of Rolleston, together with the advowson of the church of Walesby with the appurtenances in co. Lincoln; and likewise all the services of Reginald de Cobbeham, John de La Grene, Joan de La Grene, William de Ifeld, Henry del Feld [sic], Philip de Timberwode, Henry son of Thomas, Walter his brother, Ralph son of Augustine, Walter his brother, John son of Albricius, John le Ismonger, Nicholas Le Neue, Peter son of Henry Le Neue, Richard Martin, Potin Le Feuere, John Le Baynard, Richard del Cheyne, Hamon his brother, Walter Frode, Henry del Brok', Adam his brother, Robert son of Walter, Nicholas son of Walter, Gilbert de Orpinton, Peter del Mareys, William de La Sole, John de Kuckelstan, Richard son of Roger, Walter Cusyn, Philip son of Hamon de Ofham, Adam his brother, Matthew son of Hamon, Thomas son of Richard, Roger his brother, Gervase son of Nicholas, John son of Geoffrey, Nicholas son of Simon, William son of Ralph, Matthew Le Feuere, Simon de Tuonge, and their heirs, in respect of the tenements which the said Reginald, John and the others heretofore held of Jollan in Shorne, co. Kent; and likewise all the service of Master Ralph de Coringham and his heirs in respect of the tenements which he heretofore held of Jollan in Coringham, co. Nottingham (fn. 1) ; and likewise all the service of Richard de Heyling and his heirs in respect of all the tenements which he heretofore held of Jollan in Cotington in the same county; and likewise all the service of William Payn and his heirs in respect of the tenements which he heretofore held of Jollan in Newerk in the same county, without any retainment. And likewise Jollan has granted to Sarah the service of Ralph de Hundelby, William Le Champiun and Cecilia de Hokeswurth and their heirs in respect of one knight's fee which Ralph, William and Cecilia heretofore held of Jollan in Hokesworth in the same county: to hold to Sarah, for her life, of Jollan and his heirs in the name of dower; doing therefor all the services. [Warranty.] And after Sarah's death, the manor, with the advowson of the church of Walesby, and all the services of Reginald, John and the others, shall revert to Jollan and his heirs, quit, for ever. And Sarah has quitclaimed from herself to Jollan and his heirs all the right and claim which she had of demanding or having any dower in respect of all the other lands or tenements which were of Jollan, her late husband, in the said manors or elsewhere, for ever. And this concord was made between them in the presence of Ralph de Hundelby, William Le Champiun and Cecilia who have acknowledged that they hold one knight's fee.—Lincoln, Nottingham, York, Kent.

Case 283, File 13: 37 Henry III

No. 283. At Westminster; in eight days of St. Hilary, 37 Henry III, [20 January, 1252–3].

Between John de Albiniaco, plaintiff, and William de Albiniaco, tenant, of 2 parts of one knight's fee in Barkeston and Plungard. And between the same plaintiff and the said William, whom Roger de Birmingham and Hawys his wife vouched to warrant, of the third part of one knight's fee in the same vill.

Plea. John has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to William and his heirs all the right and claim which he had in the said knight's fee, for over. And William has given and granted to John 9 markates of land in Kroxton, to wit, whatever William heretofore held in the same vill, without any retainment; and likewise 1 bovate of land in Daltun, to wit, that which Robert son of Nicholas the Reeve (prepositi) held in Dalton: to hold to John and the heirs begotten of his body of William and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly one pair of gilt spurs or 6d.; and doing therefor the foreign service, which to the said land in the vills of Kroxton and Dalton belongs, for all secular service. [Warranty.] And if it happen that John shall die without an heir begotten of his body, the lands in Kroxton and Dalton shall revert to William and his heirs, quit, for ever.—Lincoln, York.

No. 287. At Westminster; from St. Hilary in fifteen days, 37 Henry III, [27 January, 1252–3].

Between Pagan de Sancto Phileberto, querent, and William de Amundeuill and Idonea his wife, impedients, of 7½ bovates of land in Clifton; and of 8s. 6d. of rent in Herdewyk', co. Lincoln.

Plea of warranty of charter. William and Idonea have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Pagan, as those which he has of their gift: to hold to Pagan and his heirs of William and Idonea and the heirs of Idonea for ever; rendering therefor yearly one pair of white gloves for all service. [Warranty.] And Pagan has given them one sore sparrow-hawk.—Nottingham, Lincoln.

Case 283, File 14: 39-42 Henry III

No. 313. At Westminster; from St. Michael in three weeks, 39 Henry III, [20 October, 1255].

Between Adam de Punteyse and Avicia his wife, querents, and Roger de Magneby, deforciant, of the manor of Magneby, co. York. And between the same parties of the manors of Fulstowe and Alesby, co. Lincoln.

Plea of covenant. Roger has acknowledged the manor of Magneby to be the right of Adam and Avicia, as that which they have of his gift: to hold to them of Roger and his heirs for the life of both of them; doing therefor to the chief lords all the services. And after the death of both Adam and Avicia, the manor shall revert to Roger and his heirs: to hold of the chief lords for ever. And Adam and Avicia have granted to Roger the manors of Fulstowe and Alesby: to hold to him and the heirs begotten of his body of Adam and Avicia for the life of Avicia; and, after her death, of the chief lords for ever; doing therefor all the services. And if it happen that Roger shall die without an heir begotten of his body, the manors of Fulstowe and Alesby shall revert to Adam and Avicia and the heirs of Avicia: to hold of the chief lords for ever. And, moreover, Adam and Avicia have quitclaimed to Roger and his heirs all the right and claim which they had in the name of Avicia's dower in the manors of Berburg and Kirkeby Criol' for ever. And, moreover, Adam has granted for himself that if he shall raise up issue by Avicia, and shall survive her, the manor of Eskrik, co. York, which, by the law of England, ought to remain to him for the term of his life, shall, after her death, remain to Roger and the heirs begotten of his body, or to the heirs of Avicia if Roger die without an heir of his body: to hold of the chief lords by the services which to that manor belong. And be it known that it shall not be lawful for Adam and Avicia to give, sell, mortgage or otherwise to aliene any part of the manors of Scurueton, Tyrentoft and Eskrik, or to commit waste, destruction or ruin of the manor of Magneby, so as to prevent the manors from reverting to Roger and his heirs, after the death of Adam and Avicia, for ever.—York, Lincoln.

No. 326. At Westminster; from St. Michael in one month, 40 Henry III, [27 October, 1256].

Between Idonea who was the wife of William de Mundeuill, plaintiff, and Pagan de Sancto Phileberto and Iseult his wife, tenants, of the third part of 1 messuage, 2 carucates of land, 1 mill and 15s. of rent in Snardeford, and of the third part of 1 messuage, 1 carucate of land and 1 mill in Scotelthorp, co. Lincoln; and of the third part of 60 acres of land in Thorp, co. Suffolk; which third parts Idonea claimed to be her reasonable dower which fell to her in respect of the free tenement which was of William her late husband.

Plea. Pagan and Iseult have acknowledged the third parts to be the right and the reasonable dower of Idonea. And Idonea has granted them to Pagan and Iseult: to hold to them and the heirs of Iseult of Idonea for the life of Idonea; rendering therefor yearly 11 marks of silver at Snartford. [Power for Idonea to distrain in default of payment.] And after Idonea's death, Pagan and Iseult and the heirs of Iseult shall be quit of the payment, for ever. And, moreover, Idonea has quitclaimed from herself to Pagan and Iseult and the heirs of Iseult all the right and claim which she had, in the name of dower, in all the other lands and tenements which Pagan and Iseult held in the aforesaid vills of the inheritance which was William's on the day on which this concord was made; and likewise all right and claim which she had of demanding any dower in respect of any tenements, which were of William's inheritance, against any persons to whom Pagan and Iseult and the heirs of Iseult are bound to warrant those tenements by William's feoffment.—Lincoln, Suffolk.

No. 335. At Nottingham; from St. Martin in three weeks, 42 Henry III, [2 December, 1257].

Between Richard prior of Thurgerton, querent, and Robert de Houcton, deforciant, of the advowson of the church of Houcton.

Plea. The prior has acknowledged the advowson to be the right of Robert; and has quitclaimed it from himself and his successors and his church to Robert and his heirs for ever. And Robert has given and granted to the prior 1 toft and 3 bovates of land in the same vill, that toft and those 2 bovates of land, to wit, which Richard Hare heretofore held, and the third bovate of land of his demesne in the same vill, whereof, 2½ roods lie upon Wyndmilnehyll between the land of Roger son of Eda (Ede) and the road of Newerk, 1 rood of land in Steyncroft abutting upon Northeng next the land of William the Miller (molendinarii), half an acre of land in a certain plot of cultivated land (cultura) which is called Holfures next the land of Rainer son of William upon (super) le Bek', half an acre in the same plot (cultura) next the land of Stephen the Smith (Fabri), half an acre of land in Myddelbek' between the land of William the Miller and the land of Hugh ad capud Vie, 1 rood of land upon Greyelande between the land of William the Miller and the land of William Ketil, 1 rood of land upon Shortebrott between the land of William the Miller and the land of Hugh ad capud Vie, 1 acre and 1 rood of land upon Nyhuerod' between the land of William the Miller and the land of William Cole, 1 acre of land in Aldemor between the land of William the Miller and the land of William Ketil, 1 acre of land upon Smethefeld between the land of William the Miller and the land of William de Akham, 1 acre of land upon Stretefurlong between le Bek' and the land of William Andrew, half an acre of land upon Copethorn between the land of William Andrew and the land of William Ketil, 1½ acres of land upon Myddildeyl between the land of William the Miller and the land of Hugh ad capud Vie, 1 acre of land upon Archerhill between the land of Hugh ad capud Vie and the land of William Brennehand, 1 acre of land upon Mannesheued between the land of Stephen the Smith (Fabri) and the land of William Gaydergo, 1 acre of land upon Thornebergh between the land of Geoffrey the Reeve (Prepositi) and the land of Hugh ad capud Vie, 1½ roods of land upon Archerhill between the land of William de Akham and the land of Thomas Andrew, 3 roods of meadow upon Bradayl between the meadow of Hugh ad capud Vie and the meadow of Geoffrey the Reeve, and 3 roods of meadow upon Polfurlong between the meadow of Anger de Houcton and the meadow of William Brennehand: to hold to the prior and his successors and his church of Robert and his heirs in frank almoign, together with 7 bovates of land and 4 tofts in the same vill, with Stephen de Houcton, William de Bingham, Walter le Despenser and Maud le [sic] Dekne, villeins holding the same tenements in villeinage, with their sequels; and together with 3 tofts and 1½ bovates of land in Wodeburgh, with Adam son of Hugh, William son of Thurstan, Geoffrey the prior's man, and Emma the widow, villeins holding that villeinage, and their sequels; and together with the homage and all the service of William de Neuill and his heirs in Fulebek in respect of the tenement which he held in the same vill of Roger de Houcton, Robert's brother, whose heir he is, which homage and service and villeinage, with the villeins and their sequels, without any retainment, the prior and his predecessors had of the gift of Roger, in the same vills. [Warranty.] And the prior has received Roger and Robert into all the benefits and prayers which shall henceforth be made in his church for ever. And this concord was made in the presence of William de Neuill, who in the same court has done homage to the prior for the toft and 2 bovates of land in Fulebek, and has granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth pay every year to the prior and his successors and his church 12s. 6d. for those tenements. And likewise in the presence of Stephen de Houcton, William de Bingham, Walter le Despenser, Maud la [sic] Dekne and Adam son of Hugh, William son of Thurstan, Geoffrey the prior's man, and Emma the widow, who in the same court have acknowledged that they hold those tenements in villeinage, and are the prior's villeins.— Nottingham, Lincoln.

No. 346. At Westminster; from Trinity in fifteen days, 42 Henry III, [2 June, 1258].

Between Philip de Chauncy and Lucy his wife, by John de Beningworth put in the place of Lucy, and Maud de Mortuo Mari, plaintiffs, by Richard de Gedeneye put in her place, and John de Bathonia, whom William de Bathonia vouched to warrant, of the manors of Moneketon and Sandwach and the advowson of the church of the manor of Moneketon.

Plea. John has acknowledged the manor, to wit, whatever in the same vills after the death of Symon de Alton fell to him and Philippa his wife, the daughter and heir of Geoffrey de Benigwrth, in respect of Geoffrey's inheritance, excepting the capital messuage of Muneketon, which Symon held outside Geoffrey's inheritance, to be the right of Lucy and Maud; and has rendered it to them in the same court, and has quitclaimed it from himself and his heirs to Philip and Lucy and Maud and the heirs of Lucy and Maud for ever. And Philip and Lucy and Maud have granted to John the manors of Wulmeresty and Salemundeby with the appurtenances and the advowson of the church of Salemundeby: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Lucy and Maud for ever; rendering therefor yearly one pair of white gloves for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services. And Philip and Lucy and Maud and the heirs of Lucy and Maud shall warrant to John and his heirs the manors of Wulmeresty and Salemundeby and the advowson of the church of Salemundeby by the said services against all men for ever; in addition to (preter) certain land which William de Curzun held in the vill of Salmundeby of the gift of Geoffrey de Beningwrth, and which they are bound to warrant to John and his heirs as they would be bound to warrant to William and his heirs, had they held it. And be it known that if John or his heirs be at any time impleaded in respect of the tenement by any heirs of William, or by any son of William, or by their heirs, Philip and Lucy and Maud and the heirs of Lucy and Maud are not bound to warrant to John or his heirs against them. And be it known that if John survive Hawis who was Geoffrey's wife, the manors of Cotes and Scrichefeld, together with the advowson of the church of Scryzefeld, which Hawis holds in dower, ought, after her death, to fall to him: to hold to him for his life, together with the manors of Benigwrth, Bamburg, Billingheh [and] Walecote and the advowson of the church of Beningwrth. And it shall not hereafter be lawful for John in any wise to aliene any part of the manors of Benigwrth, Bamburg, Byllinghehe, Walcote, Kotes and Scryzefeud, with the advowson [sic] of the churches of Benigwrth and Scryzefeud, so as to prevent the manors with the advowsons from falling, after his death, to Philip and Lucy and Maud and the heirs of Lucy and Maud.—York, Lincoln.

Case 283, File 15: 43-45 Henry III

No. 361. At Westminster; from St. Martin in fifteen days, 43 Henry III, [25 November, 1258].

Between Richard de Clare, earl of Gloucester and Hertford, querent, by Richard de Middelton put in his place, and Nigel de Amundeuill, impedient, by William de Burneton put in his place, of 3 carucates of land in Sutho and Cestreton, co. Hontindon, 3 carucates of land in Carleton, co. Lincoln, and 1 carucate of land in Preston en Crauene, co. York.

Plea of warranty of charter. Nigel has acknowledged the lands with the appurtenances, as in demesnes, homages, services of free men, wardships, reliefs, escheats, villeinages, meadows, pastures, woods, parks, vivaries, waters, ponds, mills and all other things to the lands belonging, together with the advowson of the priory of the blessed Mary of Hontingdon with the appurtenances, and with the homage and all the services of Henry Engayne, Berenger le Moyne and Robert and Robert (fn. 2) de Beaumes and their heirs in respect of all the lands and tenements which Henry, Berenger and Robert heretofore held of Nigel in Weresleye, Thyrningg and Sautre to be the right of the earl, as those which the earl has of Nigel's gift. And the earl has granted to Nigel and Joan his wife the lands in Sutho, Cestreton and Carleton, saving to the earl and his heirs the carucate of land in Preston, the advowson of the priory with the appurtenances and the homage and services of Henry, Berenger and Robert and their heirs in respect of the lands and tenements which they hold: to hold to Nigel and Joan, for their lives, of the earl and his heirs; rendering therefor yearly one pair of gilt spurs for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services which belong to the lands which remain to Nigel and Joan by this fine. And after the death of both Nigel and Joan, the lands in Sutho, Cestreton and Carleton shall revert to the earl and his heirs, quit of the heirs of Nigel: to hold, together with the land in Preston, and the advowson of the priory, and the homage and services of Henry, Berenger and Robert and their heirs, of the chief lords for ever. And, moreover, the earl has given Nigel 200 marks of silver.

Endorsed: And Ranulph de Eadmundeuill puts in his claim.— Huntingdon, York, Lincoln.

No. 371. At Westminster; from St. Michael in fifteen days, 43 Henry III, [13 October, 1259].

Between William son of Hugh, plaintiff, and William son of Robert, tenant, of 2 carucates of land in Askeby, and of the manor of Wyleby, excepting 7 bovates of land.

Plea. William son of Robert has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of William son of Hugh; and has rendered to him in the same court the 2 carucates of land in Askeby together with all the other lands and tenements which William son of Robert holds in the same vill on the day on which this concord was made: to hold to William son of Hugh and his heirs of the chief lords for ever; doing therefor all the services. And William son of Hugh has granted to William son of Robert the manor of Wyleby together with all the other lands and tenements which William son of [Robert (fn. 3) ] held in Slotheby, Hardistorp, Hoggisthorp, Hellesheye, Langholm, Andreby, Daleby, Danmark, Althoft, Bonthoft, Wayinfelet, Slecholm, Ingoldeby, Scriueleby and Habirthoft, co. Lincoln, as in demesnes, homages, rents, services, villeinages, advowsons of churches, liberties, wardships, reliefs, escheats, woods, meadows, pastures, waters, ponds, mills, fisheries and all other things to those lands and tenements belonging, and the homage and all the service of Robert Aclum and his heirs in respect of the whole tenements which Robert held in Galmeton, co. York, of William son of Robert on the day on which this concord was made: to hold to William son of Robert and his heirs of William son of Hugh and his heirs for ever; doing therefor the service of two knights' fees for all service. And William son of Hugh and his heirs shall warrant to William son of Robert and his heirs the tenements, which remain to them by this fine, by the said service against all men, for ever. And be it known that William son of Robert in the same court has acknowledged that he has done homage to William son of Hugh for the tenements which he holds as aforesaid.—York, Lincoln.

No. 384. At Westminster; from St. John the Baptist in fifteen days, 44 Henry III, [8 July, 1260].

Between Dyonisia who was the wife of Robert de Eyuill, querent, and Thomas son of William, deforciant, of 51 librates, 8 solidates and 8 denariates of land in Barneburg, Bernethorp, Herlington, Wambewell, Milnehuses, Derfeld, Little Wodehall, Tershill and Byleham.

Plea of covenant. Thomas has acknowledged the tenements with the appurtenances, as in demesnes, homages, services of free men, wardships, reliefs, escheats, villeinages with the villeins holding those villeinages and all their sequels, woods, meadows, pastures, moors, marshes, waters, ponds, mills, fisheries, vivaries and all other things to the tenements belonging, without any retainment, to be the right of Dyonisia, as those which she has of his gift in exchange for the manor of Gretewell; (which manor John de Warenna, earl of Surrey, heretofore demanded against Dyonisia in the court of the king in the presence of his justices itinerant at Lincoln; where Dyonisia vouched Thomas to warrant against him; and he came and warranted to her; and this manor Thomas afterwards rendered to John in the same court in the presence of the same justices itinerant at Nottingham): to hold to Dyonisia and her heirs of Thomas and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly at Barniburg 20s. sterling on the eve of St. Michael where she was heretofore wont to render for the manor of Gretewell 13 marks for all services. [Warranty.] And be it known that the fine which was heretofore made between Thomas and Robert and Dyonisia of the manor of Gretewell is annulled by this fine; and that Dyonisia has released to Thomas all the claims which she had against him by reason of an extent (extensionis) of the manor of Gretewell; and likewise all the damages which she said that she had suffered by reason of the same extent (extensionis). And, moreover, Dyonisia has acknowledged that she has done homage to Thomas for the lands and tenements which remain to her by this fine. And she has granted for herself and her heirs that they shall not henceforth be able to claim or demand anything else in the vills excepting only those lands and tenements which she had by reason of the extent of the manor of Gretewell.—York, Lincoln. [Ebor' Barneburg, etc. Gretewell Manerium. (fn. 4) ]

No. 396. At Northampton; from St. John the Baptist in fifteen days, 45 Henry III, [8 July, 1261].

Between John abbot of St. Peter sur Dive (super Diuam), querent, by Osbert de Moubyr' put in his place, and Simon son of Simon de Brickeleswurth, and Maud his wife, deforciants, by Thomas Le Mareschal put in the place of Maud, of 8 virgates of land in Eston.

Plea of covenant. The abbot has acknowledged the land to be the right of Simon and Maud; and has quitclaimed it from himself and his successors and his church of St. Peter sur Dive to Simon and Maud and the heirs of Maud for ever. And Simon and Maud have granted for themselves and the heirs of Maud that they shall henceforth render every year to the abbot and his successors and his church, or to the prior of Wuluricheston for the time being, in the name of the abbot and his successors, 6 marks at Eston for the 8 virgates by the hands of Simon and Maud or their bailiffs, or by the hands of those who shall hereafter hold the 8 virgates. And likewise that they render every year to the abbot and his successors, or to the prior of Wuluricheston, in the name of the abbot and his successors, 3s. in respect of a certain messuage which Simon and Maud held in Staunford, co. Lincoln, on the day on which this concord was made. [Power for the abbot and his successors to distrain in default of payment.] And, moreover, Simon and Maud have given the abbot 20 marks of silver.—Northampton, Lincoln.

Case 283, File 16: 47–52 Henry III

No. 408. At Westminster; from St. Hilary in fifteen days, 47 Henry III, [27 January, 1262–3].

Between John prior of Schelford, querent, by brother Walter de Foston, his canon, put in his place, and Adam de Eueringham, deforciant, by John de Wylers put in his place, of 12 bovates of land in Schelford, the advowson of the mediety of the church of the same vill, 100 acres of wood in Gedling, the advowson of the mediety of the church of the same vill, the advowson of the church of Lexinton, 20s. of rent in Westburg, and the advowsons of the mediety of the church of the same vill, of the mediety of the church of St. Peter at Arches, Lincoln, of the mediety of the church of Stubeton, of the mediety of the church of Rouceby, and of the mediety of the church of Dyrington.

Plea of covenant. The prior has acknowledged the advowson of the church of Lexinton to be the right of Adam; and has rendered it to him in the same court; and has quitclaimed it from himself and his successors and his church to Adam and his heirs for ever. And Adam has acknowledged the aforesaid land, wood and rent and the advowsons of the medieties of the aforesaid churches, and whatever within the site of the priory of Shelford is of Adam's fee, together with that whole plot (area) which is called Le Holm', and the whole part of the ancient dike (fossati) which is called Milnedam, to be the right of the prior and his church, as those which the prior and his church have of the gift of Adam's ancestors and by the confirmation of Adam: to hold to the prior and his successors and his church of Adam and his heirs in frank almoign. [Warranty.] And the prior has received Adam and his heirs into all the benefits and prayers which shall henceforth be made in his church for ever. And be it known that the prior and his successors and his church shall receive yearly the aforesaid rent of 20s. in respect of the part of the mill of Westburg which is of Adam's fee by the hand of the bailiff (prepositi) for the time being of Adam and his heirs.—Nottingham, Lincoln.

No. 411. At Lincoln; from Easter in five weeks, 47 Henry III, [6 May, 1263].

Between Robert de Wykliue, querent, and Roger prior of Markeby, deforciant, of 1 acre of land in Anderby, and the advowson of the church of Wykliue, co. York.

Plea of covenant. The prior has acknowledged the premises, as belonging to Robert's manor of Wykliue, to be the right of Robert, as those which he has of the gift of the prior; and has quitclaimed them from himself and his successors and his church to Robert and his heirs for ever. And Robert has given him one sore sparrow-hawk.— Lincoln, York.

No. 414. At Westminster; in eight days of Trinity, 47 Henry III, [3 June, 1263].

Between Stephen le Moyne and Isabel his wife, querents, and John le Moyne and Joan his wife, impedients, of 1 messuage, 160 acres of land, 40 acres of marsh and 2s. 8d. of rent in Tyd St. Mary; 4 acres of turbary in Tyd St. Giles; 5 acres of land and 14½d. of rent in Sutton; 6½ acres of land in Quappelade; 10 acres of land in Holebech; and 14 acres and 1 rood of land in Leuerington.

Plea of warranty of charter. John and Joan have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Stephen and Isabel, as those which Stephen and Isabel have of their gift: to hold to Stephen and Isabel and the heirs whom Stephen shall beget of Isabel of John and Joan for the life of both John and Joan; rendering therefor yearly 30l. for all service. And after the death of both John and Joan, Stephen and Isabel and their heirs shall be quit of the payment, and shall hold the tenements of the chief lords for ever. And if it happen that Isabel shall die without an heir of her body begotten by Stephen, the tenements, after the death of Stephen, shall remain to the next heirs of Isabel: to hold of the chief lords for ever.—Lincoln, Cambridge.

No. 441. At York; from Trinity in fifteen days, 52 Henry III, [17 June, 1268].

Between Ralph de Hulle and Alice his wife, plaintiffs, and Robert de Estheselerton, tenant, of the moiety of 1 messuage, 8 tofts and 20 bovates of land in Estheselerton, which Ralph and Alice claimed to be the reasonable portion which fell to her in respect of the inheritance which was of Robert son of Tyeca de Estheselerton in Estheselerton, father of Alice and grandfather of Robert, whose heirs they are.

Plea. Ralph and Alice have acknowledged the tenements, to wit, whatever Robert held in the same vill of the inheritance of Robert son of Tyeca on the day on which this concord was made, as in demesnes, arable lands, meadows, feedings, pastures, services of free men, villeinages with the villeins holding those villeinages, homages, fealties, reliefs, escheats and all things to the tenements belonging, to be the right of Robert; and have quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Alice to Robert and his heirs for ever. And Robert, at the petition of Ralph and Alice, has given and granted to Roger, the son of Ralph and Alice, 4 tofts, 4 bovates of land, and 6s. of rent in Bondebi, co. Lincoln, to wit, whatever Robert had in the same vill on the day on which this concord was made, without any retainment. He has also granted and given to Roger 1 toft in Scakthorp and 1 bovate of land in Estheselerton, co. York, to wit, that toft which Peter, the brother of Robert, heretofore held, and that bovate of land which John son of Hugh heretofore held: to hold to Roger and his heirs of Robert and his heirs for ever: doing therefor the foreign service which belongs to such tenements of the same fee in the same vills for all service. And, moreover, Robert has granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth render every year to Roger and his heirs at Estheselerton one mark of silver. [Power for Roger and his heirs to distrain in default of payment. Warranty by Robert for himself and his heirs.] And this concord was made in the presence of Roger, who in the same court has done his homage to Robert for the tenements.—York, Lincoln.

Case 283, File 17: 55-57 Henry III

No. 481. At Westminster; on the morrow of St. Martin, 55 Henry III, [12 November, 1270].

Between William Marmiun, querent, and Ralph Rydel, impedient, by John de Aubesle put in his place, of the manor of Kysby.

Plea of warranty of charter. Ralph has acknowledged the manor, to be the right of William, as that which William has of his gift. And William has granted it to Ralph and Maud his wife: to hold to them and the heirs begotten of the body of Ralph of William and his heirs for ever; doing therefor the service of one knight's fee for all service. [Warranty.] And if it happen that Ralph shall die without an heir begotten of his body, the manor, after the death of both Ralph and Maud, shall revert to William and his heirs, quit of the other heirs of Ralph: to hold of the chief lords for ever. And Ralph has granted and rendered to William all the tenements which he had of the demise of William in Galby, Neuton and Lousby, co. Leicester, and has quitclaimed them from himself and his heirs to William and his heirs for ever.—Lincoln, Leicester.

No. 490. At Westminster; from St. Martin in fifteen days, 56 Henry III, [25 November, 1271].

Between Richard de Breous and Alice his wife, querents, and John Gyfford and Maud his wife, deforciants, of the manors of Akenham, Wytingeham, Brumle, Stradebrook, Clopton, Asketon, Stynton, Luburc, and Syuelyngton, and the advowsons of the churches of the same manors.

Plea of covenant. John and Maud have acknowledged the manors and advowsons to be the right of Alice and, excepting the manors of Asketon and Stynton and the advowsons of the churches of the same manors, have quitclaimed them from themselves to Richard and Alice and the heirs of Alice for ever. And Richard and Alice have granted to John and Maud the manors of Asketon and Stynton with the appurtenances, as in demesnes, services of free men, villeinages, wardships, reliefs, escheats, marriages, advowsons of the churches of the same manors and all other things to those manors belonging: to hold to John and Maud for Maud's life of Richard and Alice and the heirs of Alice; rendering therefor yearly 9s. 9d. at the manor of Asketon for all service. [Warranty.] And after Maud's death, the manors of Asketon and Stynton and the advowsons of the churches of the same manors shall revert to Richard and Alice and the heirs of Alice, quit of the heirs of John and Maud, for ever. And be it known that it shall not be lawful for John and Maud, during Maud's life, at any time to give, sell, mortgage or in any other way to aliene the manors which remain to them by this fine, or to make waste or ruin of the woods, houses, gardens, meadows, vivaries or villeins of the aforesaid manors, so as to prevent the manors from reverting to Richard and Alice and the heirs of Alice quit. And be it known that the fine heretofore made between Maud, Richard and Alice of the aforesaid manors and the advowsons of the churches is annulled by this fine.—York, Lincoln, Norfolk, Suffolk, Surrey.

No. 503. At Westminster; on the morrow of Souls, 57 Henry III, [3 November, 1272].

Between Thomas de Sancto Phileberto, querent, and Margery de Sancto Phileberto, impedient, of 7½ bovates of land in Clyfton, co. Nottingham; and 8s. 6d. of rent in Herdewyk, co. Lincoln.

Plea of warranty of charter. Margery has acknowledged the premises to be the right of Thomas, as those which he has of her gift. And Thomas has granted the premises to Margery: to hold to her, for her life, of him and his heirs; rendering therefor yearly one rose for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services. And after Margery's death, the premises shall revert to Thomas and his heirs, quit of the heirs of Margery: to hold of the heirs of Margery for ever; rendering therefor yearly 1d. for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services. And then the heirs of Margery shall warrant the premises to Thomas and his heirs by the aforesaid services against all men, for ever.—Nottingham, Lincoln.

No. 504. At Westminster; on the morrow of St. Martin, 57 Henry III, [12 November, 1272].

Between Gilbert Haunsard and Joan his wife, querents, and Egelina de Columbariis, deforciant, of 100 librates of land in Suthkelleseye and Blaketoft.

Plea of covenant. Egelina has acknowledged the land, together with the advowson of the church of Torinton, to be the right of Gilbert and Joan, as those which they have of her gift: to hold to them and the heirs whom Gilbert shall beget of the body of Joan of the chief lords of those fees by the services which to those tenements belong, for ever. And if it happen that Gilbert shall die without an heir begotten of the body of Joan, and Joan shall survive him, the tenements shall remain to her: to hold of the chief lords, by the aforesaid services, for her life. And after her death, they shall remain to the right heirs of Gilbert: to hold of the chief lords of those fees by the aforesaid services for ever. And Gilbert and Joan have given Egelina one sore sparrow-hawk.— York, Lincoln.

Case 284, File 18: 31 Henry III

No. 70. At Wyndesouer; from St. Hilary in three weeks, 31 Henry III, [3 February, 1246–7].

Between the lord the king, plaintiff, and Warner Engayn, tenant, of the fee of half a knight in Ledenham and Fulebec and the advowson of the church of Fulebec, which the king said was of his escheat, in respect of the lands of the Bretons (Britonum).

Plea. Warner has acknowledged the premises to be the right of the king, as pertinent to the honour of Richemund. And the king has granted to Warner the half knight's fee, excepting the advowson: to hold to Warner, for his life, of the king and his heirs; rendering therefor yearly one pair of white gloves or 1d. for all service. And after Warner's death, the king has granted the half fee and the advowson to Peter de Sabaudia: to hold to Peter and his heirs of the king and his heirs for ever as pertinent to the honour of Richemund, which Peter has of the king's gift.

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No. 74. At Westminster; in eight days of St. Hilary, 32 Henry III, [20 January, 1247–8].

Between Norman de Arscy, plaintiff, and Ralph de Albiniaco, tenant, of 6½ carucates of land in Engelby and Brokesholm.

Plea. Norman has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Ralph and his heirs all the right and claim which he had in the land, for ever; and likewise in the residue of all the lands and tenements which Ralph holds, or any one of his tenants held, of the same fee in the same vills, on the day on which this concord was made, for ever. And Ralph has given Norman 200 marks of silver.

No. 127. At Bristol; from St. John the Baptist in fifteen days, 40 Henry III, [8 July, 1256].

Between Alice prioress of Appelton, querent, by Geoffrey de Appelton put in her place, and William de Kyme, deforciant, of common of pasture which the prioress claimed to have in William's lands and pastures in Hymyngham for all and all manner of beasts belonging to her in the same vill; whereof the prioress complained that William unjustly deforced her.

Plea of covenant. William has acknowledged and granted for himself and his heirs that the prioress and her successors and her church shall henceforth have for ever in the common pasture of the same vill pasture for 600 sheep with the demesne sheep of William and his heirs, throughout the whole year; and likewise every year for the issue of the same sheep of one year until the feast of the Apostles Philip and James; so that all the lambs of the issue of the sheep shall then be removed from the pasture; excepting 100 lambs which shall remain in the pasture with the 600 sheep until the feast of St. Martin in the winter; and then they shall be removed from that pasture or be reckoned in the number of the 600 sheep. Moreover, William has granted for himself and his heirs to the prioress and her successors and her church common of pasture in the same vill for 10 cows, 1 bull, 12 oxen, 5 beasts of draught (affros) and 16 pigs, throughout the whole [year], with the demesne cows, bull, oxen, beasts of draught and pigs of William and his heirs, for ever; except in William's three several pastures, namely Sclaues, Warlotes and Cotescroft; in two of which pastures, namely, Sclaues and Warlotes, the prioress and her successors shall have common after the corn and hay have been cut and carried, and not before, unless William or his heirs shall enter before, and unless William and his heirs shall maliciously choose to leave the corn or hay upon the land and pasture longer than they ought; so that if they should do this, it shall be lawful for the prioress and her successors to enter upon the pasture at the feast of the Assumption of the blessed Mary, at their will, without let or hindrance of William or his heirs or their bailiffs, with all their said beasts every year in the manner aforesaid, for ever. And in the same pastures and meadows and in le Ker they shall henceforth have common with all manner their beasts, according as is aforesaid, in peace, until the middle of March; and then the beasts shall be removed from the several pastures and meadows and le Ker. And into the third several pasture, to wit, Cotescroft, the prioress and her successors shall enter after the corn and hay have been cut and carried, and shall have common in the same with their said beasts until the feast of St. Martin every year, without let or hindrance of William or his heirs or their bailiffs, for ever; and then they shall be removed therefrom. And be it known that the lambs issuing from the 600 sheep shall be numbered in le Hald at the feast of the Apostles Philip and James every year, without any impounding being done, or damage to the prioress and her successors, for ever. And likewise all the said sheep with the 100 lambs shall likewise be numbered at the feast of St. Martin every year, as is aforesaid. So that the prioress and her successors shall not have from that term within the aforesaid pasture more than 600 sheep altogether, as is aforesaid, until the lambing season; and let the numbering be done by the view of lawful men in the presence of the prioress or her successors or their bailiffs, if they wish to be present. [Warranty.] And the prioress has quitclaimed from herself and her successors and her church all the right and claim which they have of demanding common in the aforesaid pasture for more beasts and pigs than is aforesaid, for ever. And, moreover, the prioress has given William 100s. And be it known that all charters and instruments, which the prioress or her successors shall henceforth produce under the name of William's ancestors in respect of having common in the aforesaid pastures, shall by this fine be annulled and held for naught.

Footnotes

1 Perhaps a mistake for 'co. Lincoln.'
2 'and Robert' is probably repeated by mistake.
3 Written upon an erasure.
4 By a later hand.