Deeds
A.501 - A.600

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H. C. Maxwell Lyte (editor)

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1890

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59-70

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'Deeds: A.501 - A.600', A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds: Volume 1 (1890), pp. 59-70. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=64197 Date accessed: 16 September 2014.


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A.501 - A.600

[ ]A. 501. Grant by William, the prior, and the canons of Blakemore. The late Alan de Sanford, son of the late knt. their patron, Sir John de Sanford, had elected to be buried in their church near his forefathers, and Sir Gilbert Basset, uncle (advunculus) of the same Alan, had converted to their use 30 acres which lady Alice de Sanford held of them in Alfladewike, for the "remedium" of his said deceased grandson and knt.; and by this and other largesses the said Gilbert, with their said patron and lady Alice his wife, have caused their church to have perpetual memory of the deceased. Wherefore they grant to Gilbert and his heirs the right of presenting one canon, whom they shall be bound to admit; such canon to be called the 'Basset' canon. Witnesses:— Sir Fulk Basset, provost of Beverley, Sir John de Sanford, Sir Thomas Basset, and Sir Warin, brothers, Sir Adam de Periton, Sir Robert de Wattevile, Sir Thomas de Gulafre, Sir Geoffrey de Bideford, Gilbert de Sanford. [A.D. 1213–1234.]
[Essex.]A. 502. Release by Alditha, daughter of William de la Felde, to Ansith de Heye and Godeva his wife, her sister, of land in Havering. Witnesses:—Elyas son of Roger, Norman de Bruera, Stephen de Lega, and others (named).
[Essex.]A. 503. Grant by Philip de Columbariis to Ralph de Hastings "of all that land of Horisselle which his ancestors held of mine."Witnesses:— William Crues, Geoffrey de Bosco, Hugh son of Warin, Ralph son of Osbert, William, son of Wall' Brainel, Roger his son, Geoffrey de Nerreford, Hugh de Sancta Cruce, Jurdan the clerk. [Hen. II. ?]
[Essex.]A. 504. Release by Robert de Tyllindon to William de Montek', of an annual rent of 1d. he was wont to receive from Robert de Camera for an acre of land in Westhaningefeld, next the meadow formerly belonging to Mathew de Gurnay. Witnesses:—William de Sancto Claro, John de Boun, William de Clovile, and others (named). Seal.
[Essex.]A. 505. Grant by Baldwin, Count of Ghisnes, to his brother Robert de Ghisnes, knt., of all the manor of Hoylande. Witnesses:—Sir Stephen Longespee, Anselm Marshall, Richard de Montfichet, Richard de Clara, and others (named). October, 1241.
[Essex]A. 506. Release by John de Ginge, son and heir of Sir Reginald de Ginge, to Robert de Frekebere, Joan his wife, and John his son, of an annual rent of 5s. and suit of court paid by Robert for a tenement and field called 'Kingesland,' and a rent of 3s. and suit of court paid by Alice de Sepe or John her son for another tenement, in Ginge Rauff parish. Witnesses:—Hubert de Brunford, Richard Travers, William Waleis, William de Goldhord, and others (named). [Edw. I. See A. 511. Cf. Cal. Inq.p.m., Vol. I., p. 72.]
[Herts ?]A. 507. Release by Amfelisia, late wife of Walter de Furches, to Sir Fulk Basset, bishop of London, of the tenement she held in dower of Alice de Furches her daughter [in Hadham]. Witnesses:—Sirs William de Graundcurt and John de Patemere, knts., and others (named). [A.D. 1242–1259.]
[Essex.]A. 508. Certificate by R[obert] de Ghynes, knt., to his freemen and villeins of Hoyland Parva, that he has granted that manor to Sir F[ulk], bishop of London, to whom they are to perform their services; and has appointed Michael, the bearer, his attorney to give full seisin thereof to the bishop. Witnesses:—Sir William, abbot of St. John's, Colchester, William, prior of Hatfield Regis, Sir Philip Basset, Master Robert, precentor of St. Paul's, London, Sir Peter de Anesye, John de Nevile, canon of Chichester, Robert le Moyne, canon of St. Paul's, John de Angre, clerk. Tholeshunte, xvi. Kalends of September, 1248.
[Essex.]A. 509. Grant by Robert le Shereve, of Shamelherst, to William, the prior of Lewes, of the land in Hatfield parish he once held of the prior, and the service of Walter le Porter for land in the same parish. Witnesses:— Andrew de Michelham, Robert de Brethurst, Richard de Bikestrode, and others (named).
[Essex.]A. 510. Release by Helias Crol to Sir John Dispenser (Dispensator) of his water and fishery in Kingesbrugge. Witnesses:—Nicholas de Didenham, John de Ludewelle, William de la Wifaude, and others (named).
[Essex.]A. 511. Grant by Adam Burre, of Ramesdon Belhus, to Robert de Frekbere, Joan his wife, and John his son, of the rents and services in Ginge Rauff which John de Ginge, son and heir of Sir Reginald de Ginge, released to them [see A. 506]. Witnesses:—William Anne, Geoffrey le Pech, William le Eyr, Thomas Roch.
[Essex ?]A. 512. Grant by William Stapelford and Matilda his wife to Adam de Stratton, clerk, of land in Harenhull. Witnesses:—Robert de Abindon, John Aylmer, James de Grundewell, Robert Chaneu, and others (named). One seal, imperfect.
[Essex.]A. 513. Grant by Walter le Wylere, of Broumfeld, to Laurence de Pacchyng, of a croft called 'Shortcroft,' in the vill of Broumfeld and hamlet of Pacchyng Pycot. Broumfeld, Saturday next before Christmas, 22 Edw. III. Seal.
[Essex.]A. 514. Grant by Robert de Ghynes, knt., to Sir Fulk Basset, bishop of Loudon, for 460l., of his manors of Toleshunteand Hoyland. Witnesses: —Sir William, abbot ot St. John's, Colchester, William, prior of Hatfeld Regis, Sir Philip Basset, Master Robert, precentor of St. Paul's London, Sir Gilbert de Saunford, Richard Fyllol, Roger de Hardeb[u]r', Hugh le Gros, Robert de Sevaunz, knts., John de Neville, canon of Chichester, Robert le Moyne, canon of St. Paul's, John de Aungre, clerk. [A.D. 1246–1256.]
[Essex.]A. 515. Grant by Ralph de Siflewast to William de Paris, son of Robert de Paris, of land in Ileford, in a meadow called 'Tunmannemad.' Witnesses:—William Dun, John de Witifeld. Reginald de Claia, and others (named). Seal.
Essex.A. 516. Release by Sir Ralph son of Simon, and Ivecta his wife, to Sir Philip [Basset], of all their right to the lands granted to Sir Philip by the late John de Subiry, in Lammers, Henye, Clapton, and Twinstede, of which they promise to have a chirograph made before the King's Court when next the Justices in Eyre come into Essex: Sir Philip granting Ralph and Ivecta all lands he had by grant of the aforesaid John in Middelton and Subyry, paying two marcs yearly, and the services due to the abbot of St. Alban's as chief lord of the fee. Fragment of seal. Damaged.
[Essex.]A. 517. Demise by Lady Alice Marmyon, prioress of Wykes, to John Maunche, of their marsh by Maldon, with 100 ewes, 5 rams and 20 lambs (worth 12d., 3s.,and 6d. a piece respectively), for three years from Michaelmas, 31 Edw. III., at a yearly rent of 100s., the said John undertaking to restore the land and stock in good condition at the end of the term, marked with the prioress's mark, and allowing the steward of the convent to inspect such stock once a year at Michaelmas. Wykes, Saturday next after St. Laurence the Martyr, 31 Edw. III.
Essex.A. 518. Grant by Guy the Clerk (Cl'icus), to John, son of Anselm de Claindone, of the land in Lemdon he held of Richard de Berdestaple, which belonged to Hugh de Lemdon, save a third part which Cecilia, last wife of the said Hugh, holds in dower for her life, with remainder to the said John; and also of land adjoining Lemdon church: paying 6s. yearly and a pair of gilt spurs. Witnesses:—John de Langdon, knt., Geoffrey de Lale, John the Clerk, of Langedon, and others (named). Damaged.
[Essex.]A. 519. Grant by John de Burgh, son and heir of the late Sir Hubert de Burgh, Earl of Kent, to Peter de Huntingefeld, of the land called 'Wykeland' that he bought of Ralph, son of Oliver de Stanweye, in Lexendene and Stanweye, land in Lexendene called 'Westmeres,' and Walter de le Broc his nativus there; together with free fishing in his river of Lexendene from the new bridge to the mill, right of way over his land, and other privileges. Witnesses:—Sirs Guy de Recheford, Anselm de Gyse, Richard de Suthirehe, knts., Hubert de Botingham, and others (named) [A.D. 1243–1248.]
[Essex.]A. 520. Release by Agnes, daughter of Alan le Taylur, widow, to Sir Philip Basset, of the land she held of him in Lamerss in the field called 'Smerdeslond.' Witnesses:—Sir Ralph de Waskeyl, John de Frithe, Richard Turgis, William de Reymes, and others (named).
[Essex.]A. 521. Grant by Brian [rector of Lamersh], to Sir Ralph de Arderne and Alina de Beuchamp his wife, and the heirs of Alina, of licence to build a chapel in their court of Lamersh, saving the rights of the mother church of Lamersh, and provided the chaplains appointed to the said chapel take an oath to the rector to indemnify his church and pay over to it all offerings made to the chapel; such chapel to cease to exist if the said Ralph and Alina, or their heirs, grant their manor of Lamersh to any religious house. Witnesses:—Sir Philip Basset, Masters Thomas and William de Brainford, Sir Robert de Andretune, chaplain, Simon de Beauchamp, and others (named). Damaged.
[Essex.]A. 522. Agreement between Ralph, the prior, and the convent of Holy Trinity, London, and Master Edmund de London, the master, and the brethren of the house of St. Thomas of Acon, London, concerning an annual rent of 9s. 6d. the prior and convent were wont to receive for a mill in Stratteford, now destroyed, which the master and brethren held and the site whereof they still hold. The latter agree that the convent shall receive yearly 9s. 6d. of their rent issuing from the tenement William Poyntel holds of them without Bisshopesgate, London, for five years from Michaelmas next, the prior and convent having released to them all arrears of the said annual rent up to Michaelmas last. The master has also paid the prior 9s. 6d. for the rent between last Michaelmas and next. London, St. Valentine's day, 1305[–6], 34 Edward [I.].
Essex.A. 523. Grant by Hugh le Despenser to his "vadlettus," Thomas de Wydeslade, for life, of all his lands and tenements in Leyre, which Sir Thomas de Twynstede held for term of his life. Witnesses:—Sirs Ralph de Coykyn, Ralph de Camoys, Robert de Echingham, Henry de Podringan, Ingeram Berenger, knights, and others (named). London, 1 November, 1 Edward [I.].
[Essex.]A. 524. Grant by Thomas Gernun, of Pebners, to Sir Hugh le Despenser, of a wood lying within 'le Park' of Lammers. Witnesses:— Sirs Alan de Goldingham, John de Wascoyl, William de Haningfeud, knights, Thomas de Twynsted, and others (named). Seal.
[Essex.]A. 525. Release by Joan, late wife of Benedict Gernon, of Peberners, to Sir Hugh le Despenser, of the wood she formerly held in dower, which Sir Hugh has by grant of her son Thomas Gernun [see A. 524], lying within Sir Hugh's wood called 'le Park' of Lammers. Witnesses as in A. 524. Seal.
[Suff.]A. 526. Release by Stephen le Calicer, of Stokes "juxta la Eylonde," to Sir Hugh le Spenser, of the homage and service due from John le Holebrook for a certain tenement in Leyham that Sir Richard le Holebrook, knight, father of the said John, had by feoffment of Stephen. Witnesses: —Sirs Walter de Fanacurt and Richard de Cokefeld, knights, Robert de Pereres, Nicholas de Lapham, Roger de Aldham, and others (named).
[Essex.]A. 527. Release by John le Bretun to Sir Hugh le Despenser, of land called 'Buggelond,' formerly belonging to Ralph de Belencumbre, lying within Sir Hugh's wood, called 'le Park' of Lammershl Witnesses:— Sirs William, son of Ralph de Pebenersh, Alan de Goldingeham, John de Wascoyl, knights, Thomas de Twynstede, and others (named). Seal of arms, defaced.
Essex.A. 528. Grant by Hugh le Despenser to Sir Ralph Pyppard, of the whole manor and advowson of the church of Lammersse for his life, with remainder to himself and his heirs. Witnesses:—Sirs William son of Ralph, Alan de Goldyngham, John de Wascoyl, Thomas de Twynstede, knights, and others (named). London, 6 June, 29 Edward I.
[Essex.]A. 529. Grant by Hugh le Despenser to Thomas de Twynstede, of his messuage and tenement of Leghere for life, paying the usual services to the chief lords of the fee, and a rose to himself and his heirs in his manor of Lammers, to whom the premises shall revert on decease of Thomas. Witnesses:—John de Wascoyl, John de Ry, John Brian, and others (named).
[Essex.]A. 530. Release by Petronilla, relict of Nicholas Heved, to Nicholas, the rector of Misteley church, of a capital messuage, formerly her husband's at Manitre in Misteley parish. Witnesses:—Edmund son of Thomas, Roger de Reimes, John Dispenser, and others (named).
[Essex.]A. 531. Grant by Henry, son of Robert de Aiswelle, to Sir Philip Basset, for 10 marcs, of the land Algard de la Heyse formerly held in Stapelford, and the increment of three acres of assart, he paying 6d. yearly and finding a man for one day within the Octaves of Christmas to repair the hedge of Havering Park, &c. He also grants Sir Philip three hogs free of pannage in Stapelford wood. Witnesses:—Elyas del Frith, Gilbert del Eyt, Ranulf de Monte Vironis, and others (named). Seal.
[Essex.]A. 532. Release by Alice, daughter of Ralph Carpenter, and Joan her sister, for 40s., to Roger le Bigod, Earl Marshal, of a mill with land adjoining in Lammers. Witnesses:—Sir Laurence de Scaccario, Sir Ralph de Wascoyl, John de Wascoyl, Peter de Pelham, and others (named). [A.D. 1225–1270.]
Endorsed: "Carta de molend' full' de Quenebrak."
[Essex.]A. 533. Release by Katherine, late wife of Sir William Giffard, knight, to Sir Hugh le Despenser, the younger, of the yearly pension of 10l. he granted her for life out of his manor of Lammersch. London, Saturday next after the Purification, 14 Edward II.
Endorsed: "Istud scriptum irrotulatur dorso Clausarum in Cancellaria domini Regis E., filii Regis E., mense Octobris, anno &c., xiiijo."
[Essex.]A. 534. Grant by William de Crikeshire, and Alice his wife, to Sir Fulk Basset, bishop of London, of 120 acres of land in Leyndune, Estle, and Berdestaple. Witnesses:— Richard de Seintowayn, Robert Oswald, Walter the Clerk of Horningdune, William de Grancurt, and others (named). [A.D. 1242–1259.] Seal, damaged.
Essex.A. 535. Grant by Hugh le Despenser to Sir Ralph Pippard of the manor of Lamersse, and the advowson of the church of the same manor, for his life, with reversion to the said Hugh at his decease. Witnesses:—Sirs William son of Ralph, Alan de Goldyngham, John de Wascoyl, Thomas de Twynsted, knts., and others (named). London, 6 June, 29 Edward I.
[Essex.] [Suff.]A. 536. Grant by John de Subery to Sir Philip Basset of all his land in Lammers, Heny, Middeltone, and Clopton, with advowson of the church of the vill of Lammers. Witnesses:—Sir Henry de Bathon', Sir Henry de la Mare, Sir John de Wyvil, Justices of the King, Sir Ralph de Arden, Sir Thomas le Blunt, Sir William de Insula, Sir Ralph de Glannvyle, Sir Ralph de Wascoyl, Richard de Kacstone, and others (named). 38 Henry III. Damaged.
Annexed: Certificate that John de Wyvile and Ralph de Arderne, sent by the King's Council to John de Subiry detained by infirmity in the city of London, on Monday next after the Invention of Holy Cross, come and say that the same John was detained by infirmity, but was of good and sound memory, and quite understood and willingly agreed to the grant of lands he made to Philip Basset, who has the charter thereof, which was read before the said John and Ralph. It was therefore enrolled before the Council of our lord the King at Westminster, Monday next after the Invention of Holy Cross, in the year 38 [Henry III.]. Damaged.
Essex.A. 537. Release by Nicholas de Reshey to lady Alyne la Despensere, Countess of Norfolk, of the common of pasture he claims for all beasts in a certain field the Countess holds in demesne, called 'Reshey,' which was sometime a grove. Witnesses:—Sir Ralph, son of William de Pebeners, Sir Ralph de Wascoyl, John his son, John de Ry, and others (named). Sunday next before the Apostles Philip and James, 8 Edward I.
Endorsed: Lammersh, Essex.
[Essex.]A. 538. Grant by Emma, late wife of Gilbert Lynn, to Arnulph, son of Henry de Panfeld, and Fina his wife, for 40s., of two acres in Legh Magna, which she holds of the bishop of Norwich's fee, and a message that Gerald Clovelec had on his marriage with Alice her daughter, which they have released to her; paying 14d. yearly. Witnesses:—Sir Robert de Borham, knt., Robert de Halesdon, and others (named). Seal.
[Essex.]A. 539. Grant by Richard, son of Peter de Binesle, to Sir Philip Basset, of 12 denariates of annual rent in Bolemere parish, issuing out of two acres in the field called 'Snoudune.' Witnesses:—Sir Ralph de Wascuil, and Sir R. de Glanville, John de Subiry, Stephen de Beauchamp, and others (named).
[ ]A. 540. Acknowledgment by Matilda de Rothing' that she is bound to restore to Hugh Dispenser or his heirs, on payment of 20 marcs, the messuage and virgate of land in Luttheburgh she had by grant of the same Hugh for term of her life. Witnesses:—Sir Henry de Chykehull, knt., Sir Stephen de Ruston, rector of Cosinton church, Richard Pendorayl, and others (named). Seal.
[Essex, &c.]A. 541. Duplicate of A. 536. Seal.
[Essex.]A. 542. Grant by Henry Sad to Cristiana his sister of all the land [in Lamburn] his father gave her on her marriage, to be held of William Wastinel at a yearly rent of 12d. Witnesses:—William Wastinel, William de Hatfeld. William de Lamburne, and others (named). Seal.
[Essex.] [Suff.]A. 543. Letters of attorney of John de Subiry, empowering the bearer, Simon his valet, to deliver to Sir Philip Basset full seisin of all the land the said John held in Lammers, Heny, and Cloptone, so that Robert de Bures, Sir Philip's steward, may receive such seisin. [38 Hen. III. See A. 536, 541.]
Essex. Suff.A. 544. Release by Ralph de Wascoyl to Sir Philip Basset of the advowsons of the churches of Lammers and Cloppton, in return for the release to him by Sir Philip of the advowson of the church of Great Henny. Witnesses:—Sir Ralph de Arderne, Sir Walter de Creppingg', Sir Angeler de Cantelupe, Sir Peter de Mareville, Sir Mathew de Leyham, Sir Robert de Leyham, Sir Geoffrey de Badel, Sir William de Onhus, knts., Stephen de Beauchamp, and others (named). Angre (Ongar), Sunday next after the Apostles Philip and James, 41 Hen. III.
Cornw.A. 545. Grant by Thomas Lovell, knight, of the King's body guard, to Nicholas Crowmere, esquire of the same, of an annual rent of 50 marcs issuing out of his lordships and manors of Bodrugan alias Bodrigan, Tremodret, Trevelen, Pentrasawe, Trethek, Tregrian alias Tregrehan, Trelowthe, Trevorrok, Cosawys, Trevagh, Resogowe, Dorset Tucoys, Penryn borough, Pencoys, Huntyngdon and Castell, Trebullok, Crukevallaunce, Trevisethek, and Trernborough, with reversion to the King if the said Nicholas and his sons die, 6 May, 3 Hen. VII.
York.A. 546. Letters of attorney of William Batman, son and heir of Thomas Batman, of Lonesdalefele, authorising John Proctor, the younger, son of Thomas Proctor, to deliver Richard Redmayn, son of William Redmayn,of Thorneton, possession of a messuage and tenement in Thorneton. 5 April, 4 Henry VII.
Derby, Notts. Linc. Kent. Essex.A. 547. Indenture between Sir John St. John and Sir Henry Willoughby, knts., and Thomas Leeke and Roger Johnson, recoverers of divers lands, &c., of the late Henry Lord Grey. A bargain was made between Lord Grey and John Zouche for sale and purchase of the manor and castle of Codnore, and the manors and lordships of Henor, Losco, and Langley, co. Derby, and of Estwayte, co. Notts, all which Zouche was to have immediately on the decease of Lord Grey; and of the reversion of his lands in Bitame and Castle Bitame, co. Lincoln, and of lands in Essex and Kent worth 100l. yearly, belonging to the said lord, which Zouche was to have on the decease of Katherine, wife of Lord Grey: paying therefor 600 marcs, of which 100l. is paid to Dame Katherine, executrix and late wife to Lord Grey, and to the said Thomas Leeke. Thomas and Roger now agree to make to Sir John and Sir Henry (at the cost of the latter) a sufficient and lawful estate of the premises in cos. Derby and Nottingham, and a grant of reversion of the premises in cos. Lincoln, and of the reversion of lands in Kent and Essex, to the yearly value of 100l., to have to them after the decease of the said Katherine; Sir John and Sir Henry paying them 300l. therefor. 18 August, 15 Henry VII.
Signed: "T. Leeke." Portions of two seals.
Derby, &c.A. 548. Counterpart of the above indenture, signed "per me Henricum Wyllughby." Two seals.
Bedf. Bucks.A. 549. Grant by Thomas Lee and William Marten, clerks, to John Duke of Suffolk of the manor of Grovebury and Leighton Busard with appurtenances in cos. Bedford and Bucks, or elsewhere, (which they lately had by feoffment of the Duke) for his life, without impeachment of waste; with remainders to Elizabeth, Duchess of Suffolk, William Hastyngs, of Hastyngs, knt., and others named, and after the Duchess's death to the right heirs of the Duke. They also appoint attorneys to give the Duke full possession of the premises. 20 October, 16 Edward IV. Portions of two seals.
Bedf.A. 550. Indenture between Thomas, abbot of Ramsey, and the convent there, and Dame Sybil, late wife of Sir Thomas de Dale, knt., touching the manor of Berkeford, called 'Dalys,' otherwise 'Leyham,' which Thomas, son and heir of the above Thomas, lately held of the abbey, and left to Sybil for her life, with reversion to himself and his heirs, and afterwards died, leaving a son and heir Thomas within age, whose wardship and marriage belong to the abbey; by whom they are hereby granted to Sybil for 100 marks, to be paid in the course of the next 20 years, upon conditions and covenants hereinafter specified. Ramsey, in the chapter house of the abbey, 1 July, 10 Henry IV. French.
Bedf.A. 551. Final concord between Thomas Lucy and Henry Grey, knts., William Lucy, Richard Catesby, William Spencer, and others (named), plaintiffs, and Richard Humfrey and Joan his wife, deforciants, concerning the manor of Sharpenho alias Bekeryngis, and messuages and lands in Sharpenho, Bekeryngis, Sedgynho and Regmond. Westminster, Easter, 17 Hen. VIII. Paper copy.
Bedf.A. 552. Demise by William Pecke and John his son to John, prior of Newenham, of all their lands and tenements in Bedford, Goldyngton, and Clopham, reserving to themselves, however, all chambers in the east end of their principal hall in St. Cuthbert's parish, Bedford, and the stable there with the house over it, and free entry into the garden on the north of the hall to walk there for recreation; except also a tenement called 'le Cok' with garden opposite, a tenement in which Richard Cours lives, a tenement in Goldyngton, and another in Bedford called 'Bysshope's House'; to be held for eight years from Christmas 1477, paying 8l. at once, and 40s. each year of the said term. 8 September, 16 Edward IV. Portion of seal.
[Berks.]A. 553. Grant by Richard Stonyforde, of Burefelde, to John Caylok and Joan, daughter of Richard, of his lands and tenements in Woodstreet, Reading, situate as described. Witnesses:—John Whyte, mayor of Reading, and others (named). St. Stephen's day, 26 December, 5 Henry IV.
[Berks.]A. 554. Grant by Joan, relict of Nicholas Croydon, of Reading, to John Caylok and William Hicches, of all her lands and tenements in 'le Wodestret' of Reading, between the grange Roger Hay holds of the abbey, and the tenement John Thedrych inhabited, which Richard Stonyford her father had by gift of John Foughlere, of Reading, and which she and John Caylok had by grant from her father. [See A. 553.] Witnesses:—John Whyte, mayor of Reading, John Kent, Richard Glovere. Roger Hay, Richard Stour, bailiffs of the borough of Reading. Saturday next before St. Barnabas the Apostle, 5 Henry IV. Seal of arms.
[Berks.]A. 555. Release by the same to the same of the above premises. Witnesses as in A. 554. Sunday next before St. Barnabas, 5 Henry IV.
[Berks.]A. 556. Release by Matilda Hunte, late widow [sic] of John Hunte, of Reading, butcher, to Peter Vincent, a burgess, of the messuage he lately acquired of her by charter of feoffment. Witnesses:—William Wylton, mayor of Reading, and others (named). 20 January, 10 Henry IV. Portion of seal.
[Berks.]A. 557. Grant by John Cailok, the elder, of Hertle, to William Stappere, of Reading, of his tenement, called 'Fowleres place' in'le Wodestret,' Reading, extending from the said street on the east to Batayle Lane on the west. Witnesses:—Robert Kaynes, mayor of Reading, John White, Nicholas Barbour, Richard Farle, bailiffs, and others (named). 11 March, 5 Henry VI. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 558. Grant by William Stappere, of Reading, to John Say, clerk, John Whyte, and John Veyre, of his tenement 'Fowleres place,' in Wodestret, Reading, situate as described. Witnesses:—Robert Morys, mayor of Reading, Robert Godewyne, Robert Kaynes, William Huntyndon, Nicholas Barbour, and Richard Farle, bailiffs. Tuesday next before the Nativity of John the Baptist, 7 Henry VI. Portion of seal.
[Berks.]A. 559. Grant by William Stapper, of Reading, to Richard Pake, and Agnes his wife, of all the property in 'le Wodestrete,' Reading, which he had by feoffment of John Caylok, of Shenyngfeld. Witnesses:—Simon Kent, mayor, and Nicholas Barbour and Richard Farle, bailiffs of Reading, and others (named). The Nativity of John the Baptist, 8 Hen. VI.
[Berks.]A. 560. Release by William Stapper to William Baron, both of Reading, of the lands in 'le Wode stret,' Reading, he lately held by feoffment of John Caylok, of Shenyngfeld, herein specified. Witnesses:— John Vayre, mayor, Nicholas Barbour and Richard Farle, bailiffs of Reading, and others (named). 12 September, 10 Hen. VI.
[Berks.]A. 561. Grant by Agnes Pake, of Reading, late wife of Richard Pake, to John Barnet, of the same, groom of the King's Household, of the tenements she lately had by feoffment of William Baron, situate as described in 'le Wodestrete', Reading. Witnesses:—William Parvecote, mayor, William Baron, John Brode, and William Blewet, bailiffs of Reading, and others (named). 5 October, 34 Hen. VI. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 562. Release by William Baron to Richard Pake, and Agnes his wife, all of Reading, of the tenements he lately held by feoffment of the same Richard and Agnes in 'le Wodstret.' Reading, 24 December, 10 Henry VI. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 563. Demise by Sir Richard Beauchamp, rector of Amotesham, to Richard Pake, of Reading, mason, and Agnes his wife, of the lands and tenements in 'le Wodstrete,' Reading, which he lately had by feoffment of the same Richard and Agnes, for 16l. paid them; paying therefor 20s. at Michaelmas next, and 20s. yearly till the sum of 16l. be fully paid, they also doing repairs during those years. 21 October, 19 Henry VI. Damaged. Portion of seal.
[Berks.]A. 564. Grant by Richard Whytyngton, of Reading, to Nicholas Langeford and Elizabeth his wife, of Caversham, Oxon, of his tenement in Wodestrete, Reading, situate as described, if they pay him five marcs on the morrow of St. Peter ad Vincula next. Witnesses:—Robert Morys, mayor, Richard Farle and Bartholomew atte More, bailiffs of Reading. 5 June, 19 Henry VI. Portion of seal.
[Berks.]A. 565. Grant by John Mereham, of Reading, shoemaker, to Robert Sawier, of Stratfeldsay, and Alice his wife, of his messuage in London Street, Reading, situate as described, which he and his wife Matilda lately had by feoffment of John Marner and John Sley, executors of the testament of John Turnour, of Reading. Witnesses:—Simon Porter, mayor, Richard Farle and Bartholomew atte More, bailiffs of Reading, and others (named). 13 January, 20 Henry VI. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 566. Release by Matilda, relict of John Mereham, of Reading, to Robert Sawier, of Reading, and Alice his wife, of a tenement in London Street, Reading, situate as described, of which they are already in full possession. Witnesses:—Edward Lynacre, mayor, Richard Farle and Bartholomew atte More, bailiffs of Reading, and others (named). 31 December, 22 Henry VI. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 567. Release by William Bryght, of Reading, Christina his wife, William Skathelok, and Margaret his wife, daughter of the said William and Christina, to Alice, relict of Robert Sawyer, of Reading, of the messuage in London Street, Reading, which she and her husband formerly had by feoffment of John Mereham [see A. 565]. Witnesses:—William Rede, mayor of Reading, and others (named). 23 March, 31 Henry VI. Four seals.
[Berks.]A. 568. Grant by Alice, late wife of Robert Sawyer, of Reading, to John Stokes, esquire, of Brympton, and John Sawyer, of Reading, draper, of her messuage in London Street, Reading. Witnesses:—William Reede, mayor of Reading, and others (named). Saturday next after the Decollation of John the Baptist, 32 Henry VI. Seal, defaced.
[Berks.]A. 569. Letters of attorney of Richard Beauchamp, bishop of Salisbury, empowering William Philip, of Reading, to deliver to Richard Restwold, esquire, Robert Mildenale, of the King's Exchequer, and William Barnet, of the Queen's household, full possession of the lands and tenements in 'le Wodestrete,' Reading, which he had by feoffment of Richard Pake, of Reading, and Agnes his wife. 20 April, 35 Henry VI.
[Berks.]A. 570. Release by Richard Beauchamp, bishop of Salisbury, to the three persons above named, of the above premises in 'le Wodstrete,' Reading. Witnesses:—William Rede, mayor of Reading, and others (named). 21 April, 35 Henry VI. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 571. Grant by the same to the same three persons of the above premises in 'le Wodstrete,' Reading. Witnesses:—William Rede, mayor of Reading, John Sayer, Thomas Clerk, draper, William Blewet and John Brode, bailiffs. 21 April, 35 Hen. VI. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 572. Will of Agnes, wife of John Barnet, of Reading. Leaves 2d. to the mother church of Sarum; to the table of the high altar of St. Mary's, Reading, a silver ring worth 6d.; and the house she had by feoffment of Edward Lynacre, William Barnet, and Thomas Goldare, situate in London Street, Reading, to John Barnet her husband, on condition of his providing her sister Matilda with a room for life. Other legacies of articles of clothing. 2 January, 1456[–7].
Endorsed: Proved before the official of the archdeacon of Berks, 13 March in the year above said. Seal, defaced.
[Berks.]A. 573. Certificate that Agnes Pake, of Reading, widow, on 5 October, 34 Hen. VI., gave John Barnet, the King's servant, possession of all her property in Wodestrete, Reading, situate as described, in presence of William Parvecote, then mayor, John Brode and William Blewet, "baylyes," Edward Lynacre, and Nicholas Smyth, town clerk; and on 20 October, 34 Hen. VI., came into Reading Guildhall, and before the said mayor and many burgesses (some named) reported the above, and said her husband John Barnet should have and "rejoyse" the above premises. Reading, 24 April, 35 Hen. VI.
Strings of seals of the burgesses above-named attached: portions of 13 seals remain.
[Berks.]A. 574. Letters of attorney of Richard Restwold, esquire, empowering Thomas Restwold, the elder, esquire, and John Ougham to deliver to John Chamberleyn, of Reading, cutler, Isabel his wife, and William Baron, esquire, full seisin of the premises in 'le Wodestrete,' Reading, which he lately had by grant of Richard Beauchamp, bishop of Salisbury, according to the grant thereof made by him to the above. 4 March, 39 Hen. VI. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 575. Release by Richard Restwold, esquire, to John Chaumbyrleyn, cutler, of Reading, Isabel his wife, and William Baron, esquire, of the premises in 'le Wodestrete,' Reading, mentioned above [A. 574.] Witnesses:—Thomas Clerk, hosier, mayor of Reading, and others (named). 3 March, 39 Hen. VI. Portion of seal.
[Berks.]A. 576. Grant by the same to the same of the above-mentioned premises. Witnesses as in A. 575. Reading, 26 February, 39 Hen. VI. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 577. Release by William Blewet, of Lymestre, and Isabel his wife, daughter of Richard Turnour, of Reading, to John Parson, of Reading, mason, of a tenement in High Street, Reading, situate as described. Witnesses:—Edward Lynacre, mayor of Reading, and others (named). 15 February, 22 Hen. VI. Two seals.
[Berks.]A. 578. Release by Robert Langford to Thomas Cokcettur, of a tenement in 'le High strete,' Reading, situate as described. 31 October, 7 Edward IV. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 579. Release by Robert Porter, of Reading, to Robert Cockcestur, of a tenement with garden in Reading High Street, situate as described. 10 June, 1 Edward V. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 580. Grant by Stephen Cokcetre, late of Causham (Caversham), Oxon, husbandman, son and heir of Robert Cockcetre, of Mapledereham, deceased, to John Williams, of Esthamstede, Berks., of a tenement (mentioned above [A. 579] as in the High Street) in Reading, between 'the Cocke' and the tenement Ralph Taillour inhabits; which came to him on his said father's decease: appointing Thomas Wall and Thomas Playttys his attorneys to give peaceable possession thereof to Williams. 18 July, 7 Hen. VII. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 581. Release by John Williams, esquire, to Thomas Carpynter, mercer, of Reading, of a tenement with garden in High Street, Reading, situate as described. 22 May, 12 Hen. VII. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 582. Release by Stephen Cockecetere, son and heir of Robert Cockecetere, of Caversham, Oxon, deceased, to John Williams, esquire, of a tenement and garden in High Street, Reading [see A. 580, 581], situate as described. Reading, 22 April, 12 Hen. VII. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 583. Grant by John Williams, esquire, to Thomas Ca[r]pynter, mercer, of Reading, of a tenement in High Street, Reading, situate as described, which he himself had by feoffment of Stephen Cockecetur [see A. 580], appointing Ralph Millinton and William Buck his attorneys to take possession thereof in his name and deliver the same to Carpenter, according to the grant he has made to the latter [see A. 581]. Witnesses: —John Baxster, Master of the Gild of the said borough, John Derling, Thomas Heot, bailiffs. John Sevar, Thomas Kelsall, constables, and others (named). Reading, 21 May, 12 Hen. VII. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 584. Grant by Joan Cockcestur, of Caversham, Oxon, relict of Stephen Cockcestur, to Richard Cleche, Robert Porter and John Turnor, of her tenement called 'le Cok' in High street, Reading, situate as described. Witnesses:—John Bakester, mayor, John Derlyng, Henry Justice, bailiffs of Reading, and others (named). 20 January, 1 Richard III. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 585. Release by John Stokes, of Brympton, esquire, to John Sawier, of Reading, draper, of the tenement in Londonstrete, Reading, situate as described, which he formerly had together with Sawier, by feoffment of Alice, widow of Robert Sawier, late of Reading. 8 April, 1 Edward IV. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 586. Letters of attorney of John Chaumberleyn, of Reading, cutler, empowering Thomas Aleyn to deliver possession to William Barnett, of the King's household, and William Rede, mercer, of Reading, of the premises in 'le Woodestret,' Reading, situate as described, which he, together with Isabel his wife and William Baron, esquire, lately had by feoffment of Richard Rastewold, esquire, see [A. 575.] 29 November, 4 Edward IV. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 587. Release by John Chaumberleyn, of Reading, Isabella his wife, and William Baron, to William Barnett, of the King's household, and William Rede, of Reading, of the premises in Wodestrete, Reading, mentioned above [A. 586.] Witnesses:—William Blewet and John Brode, bailiffs of Reading, John Uppstone and Henry King, constables, and others (named). 29 November, 4 Edw. IV. Three seals.
[Berks.]A. 588. Release by John Sawier, draper, of Reading, to Thomas Goldore, Stephen Dunster, and Joan, wife of Gilbert Sawier, of a messuage in Londonstrete, Reading, situate as described, "which we lately had together with John Stokes, esquire, deceased." Reading, 10 March, 6 Edward IV. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 589. Release by same to the same and William Bray, clerk, of a messuage in Londonstrete, Reading, situate as described, lately held as above. Reading, 10 March, 6 Edward IV. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 590. Demise by Gilbert Sawyer to John Body, for life, of a tenement in Londonstrete, Reading, situate as described, on payment of a red rose yearly, if required, Sawyer doing the repairs, excepting any damages that Body or his servants shall cause, which the latter shall remedy at his own cost. Reading, Michaelmas, 6 Edward IV.
[Berks.]A. 591. Grant by John Parson to Thomas Cokcettur, of a tenement in the Highstrete, Reading, situate as described, which he had by feoffment of William Brussele. Witnesses:—William Rede, mayor, William Blewett and John Brode, bailiffs of Reading, and others (named). 3 October, 7 Edw. IV. Seal, defaced.
[Berks.]A. 592. Grant by Thomas Cokcestur, of Caversham, to John Leche, esquire, Robert Porter, and John Frethorn, of a tenement in Highstreet, Reading, situate as described. Witnesses:—John Uppston, mayor, Thomas Rastrik, Thomas Blewett, bailiffs of Reading, and others (named). 20 March, 14 Edward IV. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 593. Demise by William Rede, of Reading, mercer, to John Mundes and Agnes, his wife, William Britayne, citizen and woolpacker of London, Robert Rede, and Robert Swane, of all his tenements in 'le Wodestrete,' Reading, situate as described, which he and William Baruet, of the King's household, deceased, had by feoffment of John Chamberleyne and Isabel, his wife, deceased, and John Baron, esquire. Witnesses:—William Pervecot, mayor, Thomas Blewet and Thomas Rastrik, bailiffs of Reading, and others (named). 6 September, 15 Edward IV. Portion of seal.
[Berks.]A. 594. Grant by Joan Tokehill, of Hungreford, widow, to William Aspull, Richard Cleche, John Peytowe, and Thomas Carpenter, of a tenement in Londonstreet, Reading, situate as described, which she had, together with Stephen Dunster and Thomas Goldore, deceased, by grant from John Sawier, of Reading, deceased: also appointing John Feithfull and Richard Plecy her attorneys, to put the grantees in possession of the premises. Witnesses:—Stephen Dunster, mayor, John Derlyng and Henry Justice, bailiffs of Reading, and others (named). 25 February, 22 Edward IV. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 595. Release by Stephen Dunster to Joan, relict of Robert Tokehill, late of Hungreford, and formerly wife of Gilbert Sawier, of Reading, deceased, of the tenement in Londonstrete, Reading, which he had together with Thomas Goldore, deceased, and the aforesaid Joan. 20 February, 22 Edward IV.
[Berks.]A. 596. Release by John More, of Olney, Bucks, and Matilda his wife, to John Denys, of Reading, of a tenement in Londonstrete, Reading, situate as described, which descended to the said Matilda on the death of her brother Gilbert Sawyer. Witnesses:—John Baxster, mayor of Reading, and others (named). 19 April, 6 Hen. VII.
[Berks.]A. 597. Release by Sir William Bray, prior of St. Bartholomew's, Newbury, to John Denys, of Reading, cook, of a tenement with garden in Londonstrete, Reading, situate as described. Witnesses:—John Elis, bailiff of Newbury, and others (named). 2 March, 12 Henry VII.
[Berks.]A. 598. Bond of William Pyry, of Bryghtwell, Berks, husbandman, to John Carpynter, of Caversham, Oxon, husbandman, in 20l. if he and his wife Joan fail to deliver to Carpynter possession of "a tenement set in Redyng, called 'the Cok,' with a shopp in the Bocher row," by the feast of the Annunciation next. 23 December, 20 Hen VII. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 599. Release by John Aspull, of Reading, gentleman, to John Denys, cook, of a tenement with garden in Londonstrete, Reading, situate as described. 4 December, 13 Henry VII.
[Berks.]A. 600. Grant by William Pyry, of Bryghtwell, Berks, and Joan his wife, to John Carpynter, of Caversham, Oxon, and Helen his wife, of a tenement called 'le Cok' in Highstreet, Reading, and a shop in 'le Bocher row,' paying therefor 12s. yearly to the said Joan. Reading, 23 December, 20 Hen. VII. Two seals.