Deeds
A.7701 - A.7800

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H. C. Maxwell Lyte (editor)

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1902

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'Deeds: A.7701 - A.7800', A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds: Volume 4 (1902), pp. 202-218. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=64392 Date accessed: 27 August 2014.


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A.7701 - A.7800

Essex.A. 7701. Indenture being a grant by John Morton, clerk, Master of the Rolls, John Hardyng, master of the house of St. Thomas the Martyr called of Acon, London, Gilbert Talbot brother of John Talbot late earl of Shrewsbury, Thomas Moungomery, knight, Thomas Ormond, esquire, John Pygot, Serjeant at law, William Paston, esquire, John Clopton, esquire, John Bygonell, esquire, John Donn, citizen and mercer of London, and William Nanseglos, gentleman, at the request of the said Thomas Ormond, to whose use they were enfeoffed of the manor of Newhall, and of other lands, formerly Coggeshale's, co. Essex, of a rent of 20l. to received thereout by Anne Boleyn, widow, and William Boleyn, esquire, yearly, with power of distraint, until the sum of 100l. lent to the said Thomas by the said Anne, and in which he was bound to her by four several writings obligatory, should be repaid. Seals.
[Essex.]A. 7702. Feoffment by John Oulmere of Chelmersford, to Simon Ropere of the same and Hamo Wrihte of all his lands and tenements in Chelmersford and Springefeld, with the exception of a croft called 'Loveles- feld' in Springefeld. Thursday after St. Giles, 40 Edward III.
Essex.A. 7703. 'Bill endented' witnessing that Joan Harling 'of the towne of Chelmesford,' widow, had bargained and sold to Thomas, earl of Ormond, a tenement with its appurtenances in Springfeld and Littil Waltham, co. Essex, called 'Bisshops,' for the sum of forty marks. 26 March, 2 Henry VII. English.
Endorsed:—'Harlying for land bought to Newhall.'
Essex.A. 7704. Feoffment by John Pese of Springfeld, Nicholas Boxsted, and Richard Wulvette, of the same, to Guy Herlyng, John Grene, gent., John Herlyng, son of Guy, William Skynner, Thomas Yenge, Geoffrey Bigulon and John Newton, of the lands in Sprengfeld and Little Waltham, co. Essex, which together with John Bishop the elder, since deceased, they had by the feoffment of John Nele of Springfeld, the elder. Witnesses:—John Wolvette, the elder, and others (named). 20 July, 35 Henry VI. Three seals.
[Essex.]A. 7705. Feoffment by Thomas son of Sewallus Sawyne, clerk, and Richard son of Sabina Osebarn, of Springefeld, to Richard Colyn, of the same, and Joan his wife in survivorship, of the lands in Springefeld and Borham which they had by the feoffment of the said Richard Colyn, three acres lying in two crofts called 'Cherchepathe' and 'Wellecroft' only excepted, with remainder to Amicia their daughter, and Richard her son in tail, with remainder to the said Amicia in fee. Wednesday the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 18 Edward III. Seals.
[Essex.]A. 7706. Feoffment by William Wolvet of Little Waltham, to John Bysshop, of a croft, enclosed, called 'Herewoldescroft,' in Little Waltham, bounded on two sides by land of the said John Bysshop, and by the street called 'Oklestrat.' Saturday, 8 May, 41 Edward III. Seal.
[Essex.]A. 7707. Feoffment by Henry Stonhard of Spryngefeld and Alice his wife, daughter and heir of Eustace Olyver, 'fauconer,' to John Gebeloun of Bromfeld, John Bysshop of the same, John Bovyngdon, Richard Bette of Spryngefeld and Richard Wolvet of the same, of the tenements &c. there which descended to him on his father's decease. 4 March, 33 Henry VI. Seals.
Endorsed: 'Bysshopys.'
[Essex.]A. 7708. Release by William Brikkyld of Chester and Maud daughter of William Lovel of Chelmesford his wife to Robert Bolemere of Chelmesford of their right in three acres of land in a croft called 'Heringeslond' in Springefeld, between land of the said Eobert on one side and of John Mynot on the other. Monday the feast of St. Gregory the Pope, 21 Edward III.
Essex.A. 7709. Feoffment by John Bysshop son and heir of John Bysshop of Spryngefelde, co. Essex, to William Creket, John Chaynel, Thomas Belstede and Thomas Stelewoman, of the lands in Spryngefelde and Little Waltham which came to him on his said father's decease, and whereinto he had entered. Witnesses:—John Wolvet, John Neel, Thomas Bygeloun, John Bosy, and John atte Pathe. 20 May, 22 Richard II. Seal.
Essex.A. 7710. Feoffment by Joan Herlyng of Chelmesford, co. Essex, widow, to John Colvyle and Thomas Stafford of the same town of the manor or tenement called 'Glamvyles' in Felsted, in the said county, late belonging to Guy Herlyng her husband; also the tenement in Felsted called 'Enfeldys,' late John Penycok's; also all her lands &c. in the parishes of Felsted, Chelmesford and Spryngfeld, or elsewhere in the said county, late the said Guy's. Witnesses:—Richard Pratte, Thomas Tendryng, bailiff, and others (named). 18 November, 1 Henry VII. Seal.
[Essex.]A. 7711. Feoffment by William de Wendene, rector of a mediety of the church of Springefelde, Roger de Wodeham, Roger de Kybsford, and Richard Botyld of Bromffeld, to John Byssop, son of John Byssop the younger of Springefeld in tail, of three roods of meadow in Springefeld in a meadow called 'Raynysmad' between the meadow which was Sir John de Wandover's and the meadow of John called Byssop son of John Byssop the younger, and abutting on 'le Mane Wey' and the stream (ripam) running from 'Dunbregge melle,' to 'Springfeld melle,' with remainder in default to Margery Neles in fee. Sunday after St. John before the Latin Gate, 25 Edward III. Three seals, effaced.
Essex.A. 7712. Feoffment by John Colvyle and Thomas Stafford of Chelmesford, co. Essex, to Joan Herlyng of Chelmesford, widow, late the wife of Guy Herlyng of the same, Robert Plomer and Thomas Sall, gentlemen, Richard Pratte, Thomas Tendryng, bailiff, Thomas Chalke, 'draper,' John Cornyssh the elder, 'mercer,' John Chartesey the elder, John Munde, 'mercer,' John Holdeyn, 'fuller,' William Munde son of the said John Munde, Thomas Harry otherwise called Salmon, Thomas Laurence, 'carpenter,' John Love and Richard Bygmore of Chelmesford, 'shomaker,' of the manor or tenement called 'Glamvyles' and the tenement called 'Enfeldys' in the parish of Felsted, in the said county; also all other lands, &c. to the same belonging in the parishes of Felsted, Chelmesford and Spryngfeld or elsewhere in the said county; all which they had by the gift and feoffment (A. 7710) of the said Joan. Witnesses:—William Danyell, Robert Downeham, John Elys, William Carre, John Byglon, William Bysshop, Richard Maryon, William Eve, Robert Wolston, William Heyward and William Tyler. 20 November, 1 Henry VII. Copy.
Essex.A. 7713. Feoffment by John Bysshop of Spryngefelde the elder, co. Essex, to John Bosy of the same, John atte Pathe, Thomas Harry, Richard Wulvet and John Neel the younger of the same, of all his lands in Spryngefeld and Little Waltham. Sunday after St. Martin the Bishop, 11 Henry VI. Seal.
[Essex.]A. 7714. Feoffment by Joan daughter of Agnes Bisshop of Springefeld, to James Rybode of Springefeld and Anabilla his wife, their heirs and assigns, of a cottage and two pieces of land in Springefeld, abutting on land of the said James and others. Saturday before the Holy Trinity, 35 Edward III.
Essex.A. 7715. Feoffment by Thomas Stelewoman of Spryngefelde, co. Essex, the elder, to John Bysshop of the same the elder, of the lands in Spryngefelde and Little Waltham, which, together with William Creket, John Chaynel and Thomas Belstede since deceased, he had by the gift and feoffment (A. 7709) of the said John. Friday before St. Luke, 11 Henry VI. Seal.
[Essex.]A. 7716. Feoffment by John son of Thomas Sawyne to Sir John Fermer of Foxherd, knight, of l½a. wood which he had by the feoffment of Robert de Aldeholte in Springefeld in a wood called 'Middilhey.' Witnesses:—Peter de Wendovere, William de Rokeswell, William rector of the church of Springefeld, William Doreward and John Osemond. Monday after St. John before the Latin Gate, 23 Edward III. Seal.
[Essex.]A. 7717. Feoffment by John Fermer, knight, to William Chaynel of Hanyngfeld of 1½a. wood which he had by the feoffment of John son of Thomas Sawyne in Springefeld in a wood called Middelhey. Witnesses:— John Dodbrok, John Aldholte and others (named). Springefeld, 21 May, 27 Edward III. Seal of arms, viz. Ermine, a chevron between three roses.
[Essex.]A. 7718. Release by John at Pathe of Little Waltham to John Nele of Springfeld of his right in the lands and tenements late belonging to John Bisshopp of Springfeld in Springfeld and Little Waltham, which together with the said John Nele, and John Bosi of Springfeld, Thomas Harri and Richard Wolvet, since deceased, he had by the gift (A. 7713) of the said John Bisshopp the elder. 1 March, 34 Henry VI. Seal.
[Essex.]A. 7719. Release by Joan Grene, widow, late the wife of Thomas Grene late of Witham, co. Essex, to John Clopton, Robert Tyrell and Robert Kemp, esquires, Thomas Sall, Robert Rouchester of Loyes, and Richard Skylman, of her right in a messuage, 131a. land, 4a. meadow, and 12s. rent in Spryngfeld, Chelmesford, Mulsham, Boreham and Little Waltham, and in all the lands and tenements anciently called 'Olyvers' and 'Rybodes Tenement'; also in l½a. meadow in 'Westmore mede'; all which she had jointly with them and James Lumbarde, since deceased, by the feoffment of Thomas Smyth of Witham, clerk. 26 November, 8 Henry VII. Seal.
Essex.A. 7720. Feoffment by John Clopton and Robert Tyrell, esquires, Robert Kemp, Thomas Sall, Robert Rouchester of Loyes and Richard Skylman, to Joan Grene, widow, late wife of Thomas Grene of Witham, co. Essex, of the above premises, all of which they lately had together with James Lumbarde, since deceased, and the said Joan, who by her deed (A. 7719) had released her right therein to them; to hold to the said Joan for the term of her life without impeachment of waste, with remainder to Thomas, earl of Ormond, Gilbert Talbot, Thomas Mongomery and Henry Vernon, knights, John Hardyng, master of the house of St. Thomas the Martyr called of Acon, London, William Paston and Thomas Greynvild, esquires, Thomas Hobard, and William Power, to the use of the said earl and his heirs. Attorneys to deliver seisin, John Heede and Thomas Miller. Witnesses:—Thomas Tyrell and Richard Lewes, knights, John Boteler, Thomas Rolf, Thomas Zouche, Nicholas Boreham, John Tendryng, the elder, and Thomas Tendryng. The last day of November, 8 Henry VII. Six seals.
[Essex.]A. 7721. Feoffment by Richard Hille, chaplain, and Thomas Gale, to Robert Forster, vicar of Bromefeld, William Cony, chaplain, and John Reynold, of a messuage, 131a. land, 4a. meadow, and 12s. rent in Spryngefeld, Chelmesford, Mulsham, Borham and Little Waltham called Olyvers; also 3a. land called 'Gulgutteslond' in Spryngefeld; which messuage, land, meadow and rent they had jointly with Thomas Hille of Badowe, since deceased, by the feoffment of Maurice Bruyn, knight, Robert Darcy, John Doreward, Henry Clovyle, John Grene of Wydyton and Henry Stampe of Leyre Breton. Witnesses:—Thomas Tendryng, Robert Lyfton, Robert Chelmesford, John Bastwyk, and John Tendryng of Borham Halle. 14 July, 30 Henry VI. Seals.
[Essex.]A. 7722. Letter of attorney by Richard Hille, chaplain, and Thomas Gale to Thomas Rande and Walter Papworth to deliver seisin to Robert Forster, vicar of Bromefeld and others of a messuage and land, as in A. 7721. 14 July, 30 Henry VI. Seals.
[Essex.]A. 7723. Release by Thomas Smyth, clerk, to Joan late wife of Thomas Grene of Witham, co. Essex, John Clopton, Robert Tyrell and Robert Kemp, esquires, Thomas Sall, Robert Rouchester of Loyes and Richard Skylman, of his right in a messuage, 131a. land, 4a. meadow, and 12s. rent in Spryngfeld, Chelmesford, Mulsham, Boreham and Little Waltham, co. Essex; in all those lands and tenements called from of old 'Olyvers' and 'Rybodes Tenement'; and in 1½a. meadow in 'Westmore mede.' Witnesses:—Thomas Tyrell, knight, Richard Lewes, knight, and others, as in A. 7720, and John Neele. 25 November, 8 Henry VII. Seal.
Essex.A. 7724. Feoffment by Thomas Mongomery, knight, David Mortymer and Thomas Grene, esquires, Richard Garlond, 'gentilman,' and Edmund Mone of Wytham, to Thomas Smyth of Wytham, clerk, of all the lands &c. formerly William Nobettes in Spryngfeld, Little Waltham, Great Leighes, Terlyng, Borham and Bromefeld or elsewhere, co. Essex: also all the lands and tenements called 'Wymbisshes' in Little Waltham; also a messuage 131a. land, 4a. meadow and 12s. rent in Spryngfeld, Chelmesford, Mulsam, Borham and Little Waltham called 'Olyvers'; also 3a. land called 'Gulgutteslond' in Spryngfeld; also all that land with a garden adjacent containing by estimation 5a. called 'Ribodestenement' in Spryngfeld, between the land called 'Olyvers' on the south and a road to Borham, and abutting on Neles messuage on the east; all which they together with Peter Arderne, knight, John Grene of Wydyngton, Clement Spice, Humphrey Spice and Walter Writell, esquires, John Rows and Hugh Smyth of Witham since deceased, had by the feoffment of John Wayte, Hugh Freman, Thomas Ardelegh, Thomas Pasford and Reginald Rokes. Attorneys to deliver seisin William Power of Borham and Thomas Rothele of Witham. Witnesses:—John Osebern, John Pese, John Nell, William Danell, Thomas Chalk, John Bigelon, John Bastwick, John Tendryng, Robert Brewer, Thomas Bigelon and William Poley. Last day but one of May, 4 Henry VII. Copy, paper.
[Essex.]A. 7725. Release by Gerard Braybrook and John Tyrell, esquires, Peter Hennewyk, clerk, Philip Ingelfeld, esquire, Robert Rykedon of Wytham, Thomas Rolff, William Andeby, John Berdefeld, John Fitz Symond, and John Brewer of Chelmersford to Geoffrey Colvylle of Chelmersford, Andrew Mychell and John Warewyk, 'spycer,' of Chelmersford, of their right in a messuage, 131a. land, 4a. meadow, and 12s. rent in Spryngfeld, Chelmersford, Mulsham, Borham and Little Waltham, called 'Olyveres,' and also in 3a. land called 'Gulgutteslond' in Spryngefeld, all which together with the said Geoffrey, Andrew and John they had by the feoffment (A. 7727) of Richard Waltham of Norton, co. Essex. Witnesses:— Guy Duk and others (named). Chelmersford, Monday the feast of St. Mary Magdalen, 8 Henry V. Seals.
[Essex.]A. 7726. Counterpart indenture between Thomas, earl of Ormond, of the one part and Johane Grene, widow, late the wife of Thomas Grene of Witham, co. Essex, Eobert Tyrell, John Clopton, 'squyer,' Thomas Sall, Robert Rouchester, Robert Kemp and Richard Skylman, of the other; reciting that Thomas Smyth, clerk, being seised of a 'mees,' 131a. land, 4a. 'mede' and 12s. rent in the 'townes' of Spryngfeld, Chelmesford, Mulsham, Boreham and Litill Waltham, called 'Olyvers,' in fee, to the use of the said Thomas Grene and his heirs, enfeoffed the said Johane and the others, together with one James Lumbarde, thereof, to the use of the said Thomas and of his last will; and reciting that the said Thomas by his last will directed that the said feoffees should stand seised thereof to the use of the said Johane during her life, and that the reversion thereof should be sold by the discretion of the said feoffees and of his executors, and that the said Thomas, earl of Ormond, should "have a preferrement to bye it before eny other persone"; and reciting the death of the said James Lumbarde, and that the said Thomas appointed as his executors the said Johane, John Clopton, Robert Tyrell, William Duffeld, clerk, Thomas Sall and Robert Rouchester, and died; bargain and sale by and at the 'speciall instaunce and desire' of the said Johane and Robert, as feoffees and executors, with the assent of all the executors, and by the said John Clopton and the others as feoffees and not as executors, to the said earl, for the sum of 60l., of 'alle the seid mees londe medowe and rent,' 'and also all the londes and tenementes of olde tyme called Olyvers and Rybodes Tenement, with an acre and dimidiam of medowe more or lesse as it lyeth in Westmore mede,' saving the said Johan's life estate. 24 November, 8 Henry VII. English. Seals.
[Essex.]A. 7727. Feoffment by Richard Waltham, of Norton, co. Essex, to Gerard Braybrook and John Tyrell, esquires, master Peter Henewyk, rector of the church of Chelmersford, Philip Ingelfeld, esquire, Robert Rykedon of Witham, Thomas Rolff, Geoffrey Colvylle, William Andeby, John Berdefeld, Andrew Mychell, John Fitz Symond, John Brewer of Chelmersford and John Warewyk, 'spycer' of the same, of a messuage, 131a. land, 4a. meadow and 12s. rent in Spryngefeld, Chelmersford, Mulsham, Borham and Little Waltham, called 'Olyveres'; also of 3a. land called 'Gulgutteslond' in Spryngefeld; all which the said Richard, together with Thomas Wilynghale of Wrytele, since deceased, and Walter Waltham, who released his estate therein to the said Richard and Thomas, had by the feoffment of the said Geoffrey Colvylle. Witnesses. Spryngefeld, 3 July, 4 Henry V. Seal.
Essex.A. 7728. Indenture of feoffment by John Clopton and Robert Tyrell, esquires, Robert Kemp, Thomas Sall, Robert Rouchester of Loyes and Richard Skylman to Joan Grene, widow, late the wife of Thomas Grene of Witham, co. Essex, of a messuage, 131a. land, 4a. meadow and 12s. rent in Spryngfeld, Chelmesford, Mulsham, Boreham and Little Waltham in the said county; also of a tenement called 'Rybodes Tenement' containing 5a. more or less in Spryngefeld, between land called 'Olyvers' on the south and a road to Newehalle on the north and abutting on a messuage called 'Neles' on the east and on 'Olyvers' on the west; also l½a. meadow in 'Westmore mede'; all of which they had by the feoffment of Thomas Smyth, clerk, by his charter dated 3 June, 4 Henry VII, together with James Lumbarde, since deceased, and the said Joan, who by her writing (A. 7719) dated 26 November, 8 Henry VII, released her right therein to them; all of which the said Thomas Smyth had by the feoffment (A. 7724) of Thomas Mongomery, knight, and others, dated the last day but one of May, 4 Henry VII; all of which the said Thomas Mongomery and the others had by the feoffment of John Wayte and Hugh Freman, dated 15 April, 6 Edward IV; all of which the said John and Hugh had by the feoffment of Nicholas Cony, chaplain and John Reynold, dated 16 July, 1 Edward IV; all of which the said Nicholas and John had by the feoffment (A. 7721) of Eichard Hylle, chaplain, and Thomas Gale, dated 14 July, 30 Henry VI; all of which the said Richard and Thomas had by the feoffment of Maurice Bruyn, knight, Robert Darcy, John Dorreward and Henry Clovilde, esquires, John Grene of Wedyngton and Henry Stampe of Leyre, dated 26 November, 24 Henry VI; all of which the said Maurice, and the others, had by the feoffment (A. 7732) of Andrew Michell and John Spycer, dated 18 October, 2 Henry VI; to hold to the said Joan for the term of her life, without impeachment of waste, with remainder to Thomas, earl of Ormond, Gilbert Talbot, and others, as in A. 7720, to the use of the said earl; attorneys to deliver seisin John Heed and Thomas Miller. Witnesses:—As in A. 7720 and John Neele. The last day of November, 8 Henry VII. Seals.
A. 7729. Counterpart of A. 7728, executed by same parties.
[Essex.]A. 7730. Indenture of fine levied at Westminster in the Octave of the Purification, and afterwards in the quinzaine of Easter, 8 Richard II, between Geoffrey Colvyll, querent, and John de Goldyngton, son and heir of John de Goldyngton, son and heir of John de Goldyngton, knight, deforciant, of a messuage, 131a. land, 4a. meadow and 12s. rent in Sprynge- feld, Chelmesford and Mulsham, called 'Olyvers,' which Roger Redlegh and Cicely his wife then held for life, with reversion expectant to the said John; to wit that the said John has acknowledged the reversion thereof to be the right of the said Geoffrey, who has paid him for this acknowledgment 100 marks.
A. 7731. Counterpart of A. 7730.
[Essex.]A. 7732. Feoffment by Andrew Mychell and John Warewyk, 'spycer,' of Chelmersford, to Maurice Brune, knight, William Loveneye, Robert Darcy, Richard Baynard, John Doreward and Henry Clovyll, esquires, William Escourt, clerk, John Symound of Toppesfeld, John Grene of Wedyton, Thomas Stampe son of Thomas Stampe the elder of Writele, Henry Stampe the younger, of Leyre Breton, William Waldene of Wenden Lowtys, Thomas Stampe of Badewe and Thomas Grene of the hamlet of Mulsham, of a messuage, 131a. land, 4a. meadow and 12s. rent in Spryngefeld, Chelmesford, Mulsham, Borham and Little Waltham, called 'Olyvers;' also 3a. land called 'Gulguttesland' in Spryngefeld; all which they lately had, jointly with Gerard Braybrook and John Tyrell, esquires, master Peter Henewyk late rector of the church of Chelmesford, Philip Ingelfeld, esquire, Robert Rykedon of Wytham, Thomas Rolf, William Andeby, John Berdefeld, John Fitz Symond and John Brewere of Chelmersford, who had released (A. 7725) their right therein to them, and together with Geoffrey Colvyll, since deceased, by the feoffment (A. 7727) of Richard Waltham of Norton, co. Essex, and which the said Richard Waltham together with Thomas Wylynghale of Writele and Walter Waltham, since deceased, had by the feoffment of the said Geoffrey Colvyll; to hold to the said Maurice Brune, and the others, to the use of the last will of the said Thomas Stampe son of Thomas Stampe. Witnesses:—John Borham and others (named). Spryngefeld, 18 October, 2 Henry VI. Seals.
[Essex.]A. 7733. Feoffment by Margery daughter and heir (una filia et heres) of Richard Bisshop of Spryngefeld to James Rybode and Anabella his wife and their heirs, of all the lands which descended to her on the death of the said Richard her father in Spryngefeld. Witnesses:—John Pesee and others (named). Spryngefeld, Saturday after the Purification, 25 Edward III. Seal.
[Essex.]A. 7734. Feoffment by John Houchon, John Jown, 'glover,' and Reginald Haukewode of Chelmesford, to John Ardelegh, 'bocher,' Thomas Harry of Spryngefeld and John Hyldemar of Wedeforde, of all the lands in Spryngefeld they had by the gift and feoffment of John Schobery of Chelmesford called 'Rybodestenement.' Witnesses. Spryngefeld, 20 March, 14 Henry VI. Seals.
Essex.A. 7735. Feoffment by John Hildemar of Wedeford, the elder, to Thomas Ardeleghe, Reginald Rokes, Thomas Pasford and Nicholas Boxsted of Springfeld, of all those lands in Springfeld, co. Essex, called 'Ribodestene- ment which he had together with John Ardelegh, 'bocher,' and Thomas Harri of Springfeld, since deceased, by the feoffment (A. 7734) of John Houchon, John Youn, 'glover,' and Reginald Hawkewode of Chelmesford. Witnesses:—John Nele and others (named). Springfeld, 7 May, 2 Edward IV. Seal.
[Essex.]A. 7736. Release by Margaret Stampe, widow, late the wife of Thomas Stampe of Writtell, co. Essex, and Thomas Stampe of Mulsham, in the same county, son and heir of Thomas Stampe, to Richard Hill, chaplain, Thomas Hill of Badowe and Thomas Gale of Sabrisforth, of their right in the tenement called 'Olyvers' in Spryngfeld and 3a. land called 'Gulguttesland' in Spryngfeld, Chelmesford, Mulsham, Borham and Little Waltham, and in all those lands &c. which the said Richard and the others lately had by the feoffment of Maurice Brune, knight, Robert Darcy, John Doreward and Henry Colvyle, esquires, John Grene of Wedyton and Henry Stampe of Leyre Breton. Witnesses. Spryngefeld, 24 June, 24 Henry VI. Seals.
[Essex.]A. 7737. Feoffment by Thomas Ardelegh, Thomas Pasford of Spryngfeld and Reginald Rokes, to Thomas Grene, esquire, Thomas Mongomery, knight, Humphrey Spyce, esquire, John Rows, 'gentilman,' Hugh Smyth and Edmund Moone of Witham, of all that land with a garden adjacent containing 5 acres, called 'Ribodestenement' in Spryng- feld, bounded as in A. 7724, which, together with Nicholas Boxsted of Spryngfeld, since deceased, they had by the feoffment (A. 7735) of John Hildemar of Wedeford, the elder. Attorney to deliver seisin, Thomas Rothele of Witham. Warranty by Thomas Ardelegh and his heirs. Witnesses:—John Nele and others (named). Spryngfeld, 8 April, 15 Edward IV. Seals.
Essex.A. 7738. Indenture between Thomas, earl of Ormond, of the one part and Joan Grene, widow, late the wife of Thomas Grene of Witham, co. Essex, of the other; reciting that by virtue of a demise (A. 7728) she was seised of the premises therein mentioned in her demesne as of frank tenement; demise by the said Joan to the said earl thereof for forty years, if she so long lived, at the rent of 7 marks yearly. 4 January, 8 Edward VII. Seal.
A. 7739. Counterpart of the above. Seal effaced.
[Essex.]A. 7740. Release by Roger Smith (faber) of Thorintone, for 15s. to Sir William de Monte Kaniso, his lord, of a grove (gravam) he held of him in Thorintone in the wood called 'Levedies Grave' on the west side. Witnesses:—John de Fratinges, Roger de Coggeshal and others (named).
Essex.A. 7741. Release by Robert, Francis and Anthony Sowthwell, gentle- men, brothers of Richard Sowthwell of Woodrisynge, co. Norfolk, esquire, to Thomas Awdeley, knight, Keeper of the Great Heal, William Pawlett, knight, Controller of the Household, Christopher Hales, Attorney General, Thomas Crumwell, esquire, Master of the Jewels and William Brabazon to the king's use, of their right in the manors of Fyllolles Hall and Coggesall Hall, co. Essex, and in all other lands in the said county late belonging to their said brother. 26 September, 24 Henry VIII. Executed 'per me Robertum Southwell.' Seal.
[Essex.]A. 7742. Feoffment by Nicholas Clovyer of Borham, to William Borham and John Ardele of the same, of 5a. land in Springefeld in 'Peperescroft,' between Dame Margaret Coggesshale's land on either side and abutting on the road from Chelmersford to Colchester. Witnesses. Borham, the feast of the Chair of St. Peter, 2 Henry V. Seal.
[Essex]A. 7743. Feoffment by John Waleyse son and heir of Thomas Waleyse late of Borham, to John Love of Chelmesford, Thomas Brewer son of Robert Brewer, and Thomas Bastewyk son of John Bastewyk of Walkefare, of a croft of land called 'Crokyd Croft' in Borham, which descended to him on the death of his said father, between land of John Tendryng on one side and land of William Turner called 'Gerdeners' on the other, and abutting on land of Sir Thomas de Urmond and on the road from Borham to Chelmesfurd. Witnesses:—John Bastewyk and others (named). 9 September, 3 Henry VII. Seal.
[Essex.]A. 7744. Feoffment by John Ardelegh 'atte Ponde' the elder of Borham, to Thomas Ardelegh 'tylere,' John Wight, Thomas Peyntour, John Luddenham, Richard Forde of Borham, and Roger Mason of Hatfeld Peverell, of 5a. land in 'Peperescroft' in Spryngefeld, which together with William Borham, since deceased, he had by the feoffment (A. 7742) of Nicholas Cloviere. Witnesses:—Richard Alrede, esquire, and others (named). Spryngefeld, 7 August, 19 Henry VI. Seal.
[Essex.]A. 7745. Feoffment by John Knokill of Rocheforde to Thomas Lokke, Richard atte Gate and John Chapman called 'Gardyner' of Rocheforde of the lands in Rocheford and Hakewell which together with John Cokerell, chaplain, and Robert Hervy of Rocheforde, since deceased, he had by the feoffment of John Power of Rocheford. Witnesses:—Nicholas Cheynelle, Robert Brianzoun, John Purdy, John Giffrey and John Masselyn. Monday before the Annunciation, 10 Henry IV. Seal.
[Essex.]A. 7746. Letter of attorney from Bartholomew Tumour of Borham to John Clerk otherwise called Barbour of the same to deliver seisin to Thomas Ardelegh, son of Edmund Ardlegh of Borham, of a croft of land in Spryngefeld called 'Peperiscroft.' Borham, Michaelmas, 27 Henry VI.
Essex.A. 7747. Feoffment by John Wight of Borham, co. Essex, to John Tenderyng of the same, 'chaundeler,' Thomas Gerold, Thomas Bykener and Henry Cornewell of Borham, of 5a. land in 'Peperescroft' in Springfeld, between land late of Margaret Coggeshale now of Thomas, earl of Ormounde, on either side, and abutting on the road from Chelmesford to Colchester, which together with Thomas Ardelegh 'tyler,' Thomas Peyntour, John Luddenham, Richard Forde and Roger Mason, since deceased, he had by the feoffment (A. 7744) of John Ardelegh atte Ponde; attorney to deliver seisin John Waleys of Borham. Witnesses. Spryng- feld, 6 November, 5 Henry VII. Seal.
Essex.A. 7748. Counterpart indenture between Thomas, earl of Ormond, of the one part and John Tenderyng of Borham, co. Essex, of the other, being an agreement that the said earl shall have 'Pepers Hylle and the copy holde called 'Peyses' and a crofte of londe called Croked Crofte, 'with' vij peces of evydences' thereof; the said John to have 40s., 'Redhod Downe with the More and a pece of grounde lying within the grounde of the said John,' and 'iij acres and a rode' in 'Colver mede late bought of Rawlyn of Hatfelde,' paying to the lord of 'Newhawle' for the time being 7½d. for the latter, 5d. for 'Redhod Downe,' and 1d. 'for the pece of ground within the v acres.' 27 July, 23 Henry VII. Seal. English.
Essex.A. 7749. Deed poll by Margaret Strange of Maldon, co. Essex, widow, late the wife of John Strange, deceased, and daughter and heir of John Spylman of Hatfeld Peverell in the said county; reciting that Robert Bounde and Thomas Hexun being seised in fee of 3a. meadow lying dispersed in Borham, in the said county, now called 'Boundesmede,' in a meadow there called 'Colworthmade,' enfeoffed John Sergeant of Hatfeld Peverell thereof, who being thus seised by his charter dated at Hatfeld, 2 July, 14 Henry VI, enfeoffed John Fynch of Ultyng, Thomas Fuller of Hatfeld, John Hawkyn, John Veryng, the said Thomas Hexun, John Spylman, John Penywhite, the elder, John Gilliam, the younger, John Pypere and Henry Chaundeler thereof; and reciting that the said John Spylman survived his co-feoffees and his right in the premises descended to the said Margaret as his daughter and heir; release by her of her right therein to John Rawlyn of Hatfeld Peverell, son and heir of John Rawlyn of the same being in his possession. 6 November, 19 Henry VII.
[Essex.]A. 7750. Indenture being a grant by Bartholomew Turnour of Borham to Thomas Ardelegh son of Edmund Ardelegh of the same of a croft of land called 'Peperiscroft' in Spryngefeld between 'Hamstall feld' on one side and 'Peteswenge' on the other and abutting on the road from Borham to Chelmesford and on 'Petisbrome' respectively, which, together with John Ardelegh the elder, Henry Turnour, Robert Hyde and John Sanderman, since deceased, he had by the grant of William Borham, deceased; with remainder, should the said Thomas die without issue, to him the said Bartholomew, John Clement, William brother of the said John and Thomas Hyde, for sale to the best advantage, the proceeds to be distributed in masses, mending bad roads, assisting the poor and other alms, according to the will of Joan late the wife of the said Edmund Ardelegh, for the souls of the said Edmund and Joan their parents and friends and all faithful deceased; executed by the said Bartholomew and Thomas respectively. Witnesses:—John Borham, Thomas Tenderyng, John Tenderyng atte Hall (ad aulam) of Borham, John Bastwyk and William Waleys, 'glovere.' Borham, Michaelmas, 27 Henry VI. Seal.
Essex.A. 7751. Release by John Tendryng of Boreham, co. Essex, to Gilbert Talbot, Henry Vernon and Thomas Greynfeld, knights, Thomas Hobart, esquire, and Christopher Davyson, yeoman, being in their possession, to the use of Thomas Ormond, knight, earl of Ormond, of his right in 5a. land in Spryngfeld, in a croft called 'Pepyrs Hill' alias 'Pepyrs Croft,' in Boreham aforesaid, whereof by deed dated 5 March previous he had enfeoffed them. The last day of March, 24 Henry VII. Seal.
Essex.A. 7752. The feoffment above referred to 5 March, 24 Henry VII. Seal.
Essex.A. 7753. Counterpart indenture, executed by John Tendryng of Boreham, being a feoffment by Thomas Hobard, esquire, John Nethersale of Chelmesford, Thomas Beknar and Nicholas Cornwell, to the said John Tendryng, at the request of Thomas Ormond, earl of Ormond, of 3a. meadow called 'Boundesmede' in 'Culvermede' in Boreham, whereof they were enfeoffed to the said earl's use, to hold to the said John, his heirs and assigns for ever for 7½d. yearly for all service; and further, whereas the said John by his deed (A. 7755) of even date had enfeoffed Gilbert Talbot, Henry Vernon and Thomas Greynfyld, knights, Thomas Hobard, esquire, and John Coke of a croft in Boreham called 'Croked Crofte,' to the use of the said earl, if their possession therein should be disturbed, it should be lawful to the said Thomas Hobard and his co-feoffees to re-enter on 'Boundesmede'; attorneys to deliver seisin, Christopher Davyson and Thomas Geryng. 5 March, 24 Henry VII. Seal.
Essex.A. 7754. Release by Thomas Brewer son of Eobert Brewer, to Gilbert Talbot, Henry Vernon and Thomas Greynfeld, knights, Thomas Hobard, esquire, and John Cook, being in their possession, to the use of Thomas Ormond, knight, earl of Ormond, of his right in a croft of land in Boreham, co. Essex, called 'Croked Croft,' as described in A. 7755, which they had by the gift of John Tendryng of the same. The last day of March, 24 Henry VII. Seal.
Essex.A. 7755. Indenture, being a feoffment by John Tendryng of Boreham, co. Essex, to Gilbert Talbot, knight, and others, as in A. 7753, to the use of the earl of Ormond, of a croft of land there called 'Croked Croft,' between land late John Tendryng's on one side, the land of Edward Lane and his wife called 'Gardeners' on the other, and abutting on land of the said earl and on the road from Boreham to Chelmesford respectively; with proviso for re-entry should the said John be disturbed in possession of 'Boundesmede' which he had by the feoffment (A. 7753) of even date of Thomas Hobard and others. 5 March, 24 Henry VII. Seal.
A. 7756. Counterpart of A. 7753. Seals.
Essex.A. 7757. Counterpart indenture between Thomas Ormond, knight, earl of Ormond of the one part and John Tendryng of Boreham, co. Essex, Thomas Rolf, Thomas Harrye and Henry Beknar of the other, being a feoffment by the said earl to the said John Tendryng and the others to the use of the said John of a close called 'Redhode Downe' in Boreham, a moor (moram) thereto adjoining under the south side of it, and a parcel of land called 'Fyve Acres' within other land of the said John on the east, rendering 6d. yearly to the said earl, viz. 5d. for the close and moor and 1d. for the parcel of land; attorneys to deliver seisin John Nethersale and Thomas Geryng. 5 March, 24 Henry VII. Seals.
[Norf.]A. 7758. Deed poll by Robert son and heir of John son and heir of William Clere, of Ormesby, reciting that Elizabeth his mother, late wife of the said John, was seised of the manor of Ormesby with the advowson of the church of Wynterton and of the chapel of Est Somerton, with all the lands &c. in Ormesby, Hemmesby, Wynterton, Somerton, Scrouteby, Mauteby, Fylby and Castre in Flegg which had belonged to the said William Clere; lands called 'Vernouns' and 'Tavershams' only excepted, for the term of her life by the demise (A. 7766) of Oliver Groos, esquire, and Nicholas Wychyngham, esquire, who, together with Robert Berney, knight, William Applyard, esquire, and others since deceased, had the same inter alia by the feoffment of Robert atte Northows, with reversion thereof expectant to him the said Robert by virtue of a further writing of the said Oliver and Nicholas and the said Elizabeth's attornment thereon; grant by the said Robert of the said reversion to William Paston, John Heydon, Reginald Rous, Simon Bryggate, clerk, John Elmham, clerk, Thomas Arnald, William Bond and John Marsham. Witnesses:—John Berney and John Clepisby, esquires, and others (named). Ormesby, 5 October, 9 Henry VI. Seal (an eagle displayed).
[Norf.]A. 7759. Feoffment by John Overee of Scrouteby, chaplain, to master Robert de Thurgerton, rector of the parish church of Wyntterton, William Benne of Hemesby, chaplain, William Bole of the same and Henry Colman of the town of Great Zernemuth, of all his lands and tenements in Scrouteby, Ormysby and Hemysby. Witnesses. Scrouteby, Sunday the feast of St. James the Apostle, 19 Richard II.
Norf.A. 7760. Feoffment by Robert Clere, knight, to Philip Calthorp, James Hobertt and Robert Southwell, knights, John Heydon and John Schelton, esquires, and John Thurston, of his manors in Burgh, co. Norfolk, called 'Vauxhalle' and 'Stalhamhall,' with the advowson of the church of St. Mary in the town of Burgh, all of which he, together with Anne his wife, since deceased, had by the grant of John Kendale by his charter dated 22 January, 12 Edward IV, to hold to the said Sir Philip and the others to the use of his last will; attorney to deliver seisin, William Pallyng. Witnesses. The last day of March, 21 Henry VII.
Memorandum of livery of seisin, 8 April following, endorsed. Seal (an eagle displayed).
[Norf.]A. 7761. Release by John Groos, esquire, Robert Norwich, John Norman, clerk, and Nicholas Scole of Irsted to Agnes late the wife of Semannus Haddon of their right in the lands &c. which they had by his and her gift in the fields and marshes of Clepysby, Rollesby, Burgh, Bylokby, Ouby and Reppes or elsewhere in Westfleg hundred. Clepysby, 1 March, 37 Henry VI. Seals.
Norf.A. 7762. Release by John Shelton, esquire, to Philip Calthorp, knight, and the others, his co-feoffees, of his right by virtue of the feoffment A. 7760 above. 1 September, 22 Henry VII. Seal (a rebus, an escallop shell and a tun).
[Norf.]A. 7763. Release by Stephen de Sumerton, with the assent of Eufemia his wife, to Nicholas Clere of Ormesby and Mabilia his wife and their heirs, of his right in 4d. rent which the said Robert was wont to pay them for a piece of land called 'Millemount' above the land formerly William Telur's of Scrouteby on the north; consideration, 2s. Witnesses:— William de Foro, Richard Scneke, Nicholas Everard and others (named). Seal.
[Norf.]A. 7764. Feoffment by Henry, parson of the church of blessed Mary of Burgh in Fleg to William de Wychyngham, knight, Reginald de Eccles, Robert atte Northhous, Thomas de Hemenhale, parson of the church of Wynterton, Richard de Wychyngham and Geoffrey de Somerton, of the manor of Burgh in Fleg called 'Stalham hall,' the manors of Stratton by Hevyngham called 'Merkeshales' and 'Refhames,' and the manor of Frethorp called 'Morhall.' Witnesses:—John de Mauteby, knight, Thomas de Berneye, knight, and others (named). Burgh in Fleg, Friday after Christmas, 2 Richard II. Ecclesiastical seal.
Norf.A. 7765. Release by Elizabeth Clere, widow, late the wife of Robert Clere of Ormesby, esquire, to Robert Clere, esquire, her son, of her right by virtue of a feoffment made to her by John Hastyngges and John Jernegan, esquires, in the manors of Burgh, co. Norfolk, called 'Vauxhalle' and 'Stalham Halle' and the advowson of the church of St. Mary of Burgh. Witnesses. Burgh, 29 July, 12 Edward IV. Seal.
[Norf.]A. 7766. Indenture of demise by Oliver Groos and Nicholas Wychyngham, esquires, in accordance with the last wills of William Clere of Ormesby and of John his son and heir, to Elizabeth late wife of the said John, for the term of her life, of the manor of Ormesby, the advowson of Wynterton Church and Est Somerton Chapel and all the said William's lands in Ormesby, Hemmesby, Wynterton, Somerton, Scrouteby, Mauteby, Filby and Castre in Flegg, lands called 'Vernouns' and 'Taverhammes' only excepted, all of which they, together with Robert Berneye, knight, William Appelyerd, esquire, and others, since deceased, had by the feoffment of Robert atte Northows; with reversion after her decease to them the said Oliver and Nicholas for the further execution of the said wills. 28 September, A.D. 1422. Seals (a martlet, Groos).
[Norf.]A. 7767. Feoffment by John Cullyng of Strumpsawe, John Prentize of the same and Lawrence Roberdys of Sprouston to Thomas Jenney, gentleman, master Andrew Jenney, elerk, Robert Woodcrofte, John Treman and John Barfoote of 1a. arable in Strumpsawe field, between land late Thomas Dallyng's, &c., which they had by the feoffment of Thomas Crede of Strumpsawe, 12 March, 16 Edward IV; attorney to deliver seisin, John Palmer. Witnesses. 6 April, 6 Henry VII. One seal. Written at foot 'ad usum Margarete Jenney ad terminum vite sue.'
[Norf.]A. 7768. Release by Oliver Lyng of Norwich, to John Swyte of Cleppesby, of four pieces of arable in Cleppesby, the first between 'Lampe Rode' on the east, John Reder's land on the south, and land of Sir John Fastolf, knight, on the north; the second contains 3 roods, abuts on land of Geoffrey Ilberd on the east and on land of the said Oliver on the west, and lies next land of John Cleppesby, esquire, on the south; the third contains half an acre, abuts on the highway on the west, on land of the said Oliver on the east, and lies next land of the bishop on the south; the fourth contains 3 roods, abuts on the highway on the east, on the abbot of St. Bennet of Hulme on the west, and lies next land of John Clippesby, esquire, on the south. Witnesses. Cleppesby, Monday before the feast of Simon and Jude, 6 Henry V. Seal.
[Norf.]A. 7769. Grant by Richard Nudde to Elizabeth Clere, of Ormesby, of 6d. rent he was used to receive of her for ½a. land in Ormesby; 6d. of Henry Cordewaner for ½a. land; 11d. of Nicholas Aylewarde for la. 3 roods land; 15d. of Walter Shipdam for 1a. 1 rood land; 2d. rent of William Empool for 1 rood; 4d. of John Aylewarde for 1a. land; 3d. of William son of Henry Granour for ½a. land; 4d. of Simon Pool for ½a. land; 5d. of Hubert Sperhow; 4d. of Stephen Ravyngham for ½a. land; 3d. of John Wode for ½a. land with a messuage in Ormesby; and 16d. rent he was used to receive of John Fastolf, knight, for 3½a. land; together with the rents and services of the said Henry, Nicholas and the others, tenants of the suits called 'Davynet' and 'Sywardes.' Witnesses. Ormesby, 20 November, 33 Henry VI. Cf. A. 7809.
[Norf.]A. 7770. Feoffment by Henry Brunstan of Scrouteby to Isabella late the wife of John de Haverlond of Ormesby of a piece of arable in Ormesby field. Sunday [after the feast of] St. Margaret the Virgin, 26 Edward III.
[Norf.]A. 7771. Feoffment by Bernard son of Algit of Ormisby to Reginald Gavel of Yarmouth (Gernemuta) for his homage and service and 20s. gersum, of a piece of land in Ormisby field, between the land of John son of dame Mabilia de Ormisby and the land of Peter son of Nicholas of Ormisby and abutting on land of Sir Roger de Ormisby and of William brother of Haibuerus Neil; rendering 2d. on the feast of St. John the Baptist in summer for all service. Witnesses:—Simon ad Forum, Everard, Elvred ad Forum, William Sclinke and others (named).
[Norf.]A. 7772. Feoffment by Bernard son of Aldit of Ormisby to Reginald Gavel of Yarmouth (Genemuta) of 1 rood land in Ormisby field, between the free land of the church of St. Andrew and the land which was of Nicholas de Bukestune, for his homage and service and 20s. given in gersum; rendering 2d. at the feast of St. John the Baptist in summer for all service. Witnesses:—Simon de Foro, William Slinge and others (named).
Norf.A. 7773. Indenture made 12 November, 23 Henry VII, between Sir John Fyneux, knight, 'Chief Juge of our sovereign lord the Kyng of plees before the same Kyng to be holden assigned' and Dame Elizabeth his wife of the one part and Sir Robert Clere, knight, of the other; reciting that the said Sir Robert by indenture dated 26 October, 14 Henry VII, granted to Sir John Paston, knight, since deceased, father of the said Elizabeth, by way of jointure for her and William Clere, then her husband, his eldest son, that his feoffees should stand seised from Lady Day, A.D. 1504, of his manors of Kesewyk, Reynthorp and Rusteyns to the use of the said William and Elizabeth and the heirs of the body of the said William in satisfaction of jointure to the amount of 40l. yearly, and that his feoffees of the manors of Stratton and Multon should stand similarly seized of them to the amount of 26l. 13s. 4d. in reversion after his decease, in full of such jointure, viz. of 100 marks; ratification by Sir Robert of the above grant, with further grant that in event of the profits of the said manors falling short of the said respective sums of 40l. and 26l. 13s. 4d. the difference shall be made good out of his manor of Ormesby, co. Norfolk, by his feoffees who shall stand seised thereof during the life of the said Elizabeth to the use of the said Sir John and Elizabeth for the sum required. Executed by 'John Fyneux,' 'E. Fyneux.' One seal remaining. English.
[Norf.]A. 7774. Letter of attorney by John Heydon, Reginald Rous, Simon Bryggate, clerk, Thomas Arnald, William Bonde and John Marsham to John Kendale to deliver seisin to Elizabeth late the wife of Robert Clere, esquire, deceased, of the manor of Ormysby, the advowson of Wynterton church and Est Somerton chapel and all their lands &c. in Ormysby, Hemesby, Somerton, Scrowby, Maudeby, Filby and Castre in Flegg, according to an indenture thereof made to her. 20 October, 25 Henry VI. Six seals.
Norf.A. 7775. Feoffment by John Hastyngges and John Jernegan, esquires, to Elizabeth late the wife of Robert Clere of Ormesby, esquire, of the manors of Burgh, co. Norfolk, called 'Vaushalle' and 'Stalhamhalle' which they together with Edmund Clere of Castre and Thomas Sharnburne, esquires, since deceased, had by the feoffment of Simon Briggate, clerk, and Thomas Arnalde of Rollesby by deed dated 20 October, 28 Henry VI. Burgh, 12 January, 3 Edward IV. One seal remaining.
[Norf.]A. 7776. Feoffment by Alexander Dun of Ormesby to Alexander, Samuel and William Selede of the same for their homage and service of a piece turbary in Ormesby marsh, rendering ¼d. at Midsummer for all service. Witnesses:—Roger de Ormesby, William Clere, John Everard and others (named).
[Norf.]A. 7777. Feoffment by John son of Thomas Julie of Ormesby and Beatrice his wife to Stephen Cope of the same of a piece of arable in the field there, next land of Simon de Steyngate. Sunday the feast of St. Dunstan the Archbishop, 33 Edward III. Seal.
[Norf.]A. 7778. Indenture executed by John Paston, John Wymondham and Nicholas Applyerd, esquires, brother Henry Wichyngham, professor of theology; and confessor 'in extremis' of Eobert Clere, esquire, deceased, Roger Hayles, rector of the church of Takelston, and Roger Ormesby, being a notification that the said Eobert Clere declared his last will to them of his manors, lands and tenements as follows, which will he desired should be written and sealed by the advice of John Heydon and that they should notify the said John Heydon and his feoffees of it, though from approaching death or the absence of the said John Heydon it could not be written or sealed, viz. he willed and declared to them that Elizabeth his wife should have all his manors, lands and tenements without any exception for term of her life; for his children he would make no provision nor would have his wife charged with their maintenance, having full confidence that if they bore themselves well and humbly to her she would maintain them (dictos pueros) becomingly (honeste), or if they did otherwise he wished her to give them naught; and after her decease he willed William his son and heir should have the manor of Ormesby, the manor and advowson of Wynterton and the manor of Frethorp, to him and the heirs of his body; that Thomas his son should have the manor of Stratton Streles to him and the heirs of his body, with remainder in default to the right heirs of the body of him, the said Robert, begotten; and that Eobert his son should have the manor of Kesewyk with the like remainder; provided that if either Thomas or Robert became priest (presbiterari vellet) he should be presented to the church of Wynterton on a vacancy and further should have the manor of Wynterton for life but should lose the other manor before limited to him, which William should have in recompense of the manor of Wynterton; he further willed that his heir before obtaining any estate of the manor of Ormesby should be bound over not to hinder the performance of his will and not to disturb his brethren; in the event of the decease without issue of his said sons before they had received estate in the manor of Ormesby, he willed Edmund his brother should have it to him, his heirs and assigns, and that the other manors &c. should remain to Margaret his daughter, for whose marriage he declined to provide, but left it solely to her mother's discretion. In witness whereof both they and the said John Heydon have put their seals to the present indentures prepared by the said John's advice and according to their declaration. Dated 3 August, 24 Henry VI. Three seals, intact.
Endorsed: 'Ultima voluntas Eoberti Clere': 'The Counterpart herof is in the basket to be delivered to the ffeodary, therfor this may be reserved.'
Essex.A. 7779. Feoffment by John Bolle, son and heir of John Bolle late of Chelmesford, co. Essex, 'dyer,' deceased, to John Tendryng, son and heir of John Tendryng late of Borham, 'chaundeler,' and Henry Slyford, chaplain, of 2 crofts, enclosed, lying together, in Borham, the one called 'Helwysecroft,' late Eobert Bubbe's, the other 'Reedhoodes Croft,' late Adam Eldefeld's, containing 7a. and 1a. respectively, boundaries defined. 26 July, 14 Henry VII. Seal.
Essex.A. 7780. Feoffment by John Nele otherwise called Munde son and heir of John Neell atte Watir late of Spryngfeld, co. Essex, to John Dynham, knight, lord de Dynham, John Eeynesford and William Tysted, esquires, William Carre of Chelmesford and Anne his wife, John Cornyssh, the elder, mercer, John Elys, grocer, John Chartesey the elder and John Bygland, 'bocher,' of the same town of Chelmesford, of all those his lands &c. in Spryngfeld and Little Waltham called 'Olde Neeles,' which formerly were of John Nele his grandfather and afterwards of John Neell atte Watir his father and which he had by the gift and feoffment of Thomas Patford of Spryngfeld dated 19 March, 2 Richard III; to hold to them the said John Dynham and the others to the use of the said William Carre and Anne his wife. 24 November, 2 Henry VII. Seal.
Essex.A. 7781. Letter of attorney by John Bolle to John Nethersole of Chelmesford and Thomas Geryng of Borham to deliver seisin to John Tendryng of 2 crofts in Borham, as in A. 7779. 26 July, 14 Henry VII. Seal.
Essex.A. 7782. Bond by John Tendryng the elder, of Boram, co. Essex, 'chaundeler,' to Thomas, earl of Ormond in 20l. due at the Purification next, conditioned for the performance of covenants contained in indenture (A. 7785) of even date. 19 December, 14 Henry VII. Seal.
Essex.A. 7783. Release by John Neele to John Dynham, knight, lord de Dynham and others of his right in lands in Spryngfeld and Little Waltham, as in A. 7780. Last day of January, 2 Henry VII. Seal.
Essex.A. 7784. Release by Richard Artour of Spryngfeld, co. Essex, to John, cardinal archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Ormond, knight, Gilbert Talbot, knight, John Byconell, knight, John Hardyng, clerk, and John Nethersole and the heirs of the said Thomas Ormond of his right in a messuage, 36a. land, 3a. meadow and 12a. pasture in Spryngfeld and Little Waltham called 'Olde Neeles.' 5 February, 13 Henry VII. Seal.
Memorandum of enrolment endorsed 'in Banco rotulo Secundo de cartis scriptis et proteccionibus cognitis et allocatis de Termino Sancti Hillarii,' 13 Henry VII.
Essex.A. 7785. Counterpart indenture made 19 December, 14 Henry VII, between Thomas, earl of Ormond, and John Tendryng the elder of Boram, co. Essex, 'chaundeler,' being a bargain and sale by the latter of 2 pastures or closes enclosed lying together on the west side of the lane from the highway towards Boram to Newhalle, the one called 'Hellewise' and the other 'Redhodes'; for which the earl shall pay 7l., viz. 113s. 4d. in hand and 26s. 8d. at Candlemas. Seal. English.
Essex.A. 7786. Release by John Tendryng son and heir of John Tendryng formerly of Borham, co. Essex, 'chaundeler,' deceased, and John Bolle son and heir of John Bolle, late of Chelmesford, co. Essex, 'dyer,' deceased, to John cardinal archbishop of Canterbury, chancellor of England, Thomas Ormond, knight, lord Ormond, otherwise called Thomas, earl Ormond, John Hardyng, master of the house of St. Thomas the Martyr called of Acon, London, Gilbert Talbot, knight, brother of John Talbot, late earl of Shrewsbury, and John Byconell, knight, being in their possession, to the use of the said earl, of two crofts in Borham called 'Helwyse Croft' and 'Reedhoodes Croft,' &c. Warranty by Tendryng. 20 August, 14 Henry VII. Seals.
[Essex.]A. 7787. Indenture of fine levied at Westminster in the quinzaine of Hilary, 13 Henry VII, between John cardinal archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Ormond, knight, Gilbert Talbot, knight, John Byconell, knight, John Hardyng, clerk, and John Nethersole, querents, and Richard Artour of Spryngfeld and Isabel his wife, deforciants, of a messuage, 36a. land, 3a. meadow and 12a. pasture in Spryngfeld and Little Waltham, acknowledged to be the right of the said Thomas, with remise and quit- claim to the archbishop and the others and the heirs of Thomas, and warranty against the said Richard and Isabel and her heirs; consideration, 40 marks.
[Essex.]A. 7788. Counterpart of A. 7787.
Essex.A. 7789. Indenture of fine levied at Westminster in the quinzaine of Easter, 12 Henry VII, between John, cardinal archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Ormond, knight, Gilbert Talbot, knight, John Byconell, knight, John Hardyng, clerk, John Clopton, esquire, and John Nethersole, querents, and William Carre and Anne his wife, deforciants, of a messuage, 36a. land, 3a. meadow and 12a. pasture in Spryngfeld and Little Waltham, acknowledged to be the right of the said Thomas, with remise and quitclaim to the cardinal and the others and the heirs of Thomas, and warranty against the said William and Anne and her heirs; consideration, 40l.
Essex.A. 7790. Counterpart of A. 7789.
Essex.A. 7791. Indenture of feoffment by Thomas Patford of Spryngfeld, co. Essex, to John Neell the younger son and heir of John Neell atte Watir late of Springfeld of all the lands &c. there and in Little Waltham, co. Essex, which together with the said John Neell atte Watir, Thomas Birde, Nicholas Boxstede, William Love and Eichard Bette since deceased he had by the feoffment of John Wodward late of High Easter (Alta Estern); to hold to him the said John Neel the younger and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten, with remainder in default to Isabel wife of Richard Artur, his sister, and the heirs of her body, with remainder in default for sale, in accordance with the last will of John Neell the elder late of Spryngfeld, grandfather of the said John Neel the younger. 19 March, 2 Richard III. Seal.
Essex.A. 7792. Counterpart of A. 7791.
Essex.A. 7793. Receipt by Thomas Peryent, esquire, sheriff of Essex, for 6s. 8d. from Thomas Ormond, knight, for licence to levy fine, in Easter Term, 12 Henry VII (A. 7789) of land in Sprynfeld. 14 Henry VII. Official seal.
Essex.A. 7794. Counterpart of demise, 6 October, 2 Henry VII, by John Nele of Springfeld, co. Essex, grocer, son and heir of John Nele att water of the same, and Richard Artour, malteman, and Isabel his wife of the same, to Thomas Tendryng and William Eve, of Chelmesford, yeomen, of lands &c. called 'Olde Nelys' in Spryngfeld and Little Waltham from Michaelmas last for five years at the rent of a red rose at Midsummer. Seals. English.
[Essex.]A. 7795. Copy of the will of John Neel of Spryngfeld the elder, dated 18 February, 1470; to be buried in churchyard there; high altar for tithes forgotten 20d.; to son John, the elder of that name, tenement called 'Old Neelles' in Spryngfeld and Little Waltham, and la. 1 rood meadow in 'Cuvetun Meed,' with remainder in default of his issue for sale for the souls of the testator, his parents and benefactors, provided always that the said John cause the testator's obit to be kept in the parish church of Spryngfeld; to son John the younger a tenement called 'Twenys' in Springfeld &c. to him, his heirs and assigns for ever; residue to son John the elder and Richard Ballard of Fayrsted, executors, to be disposed to God's pleasure and profit of soul.
Essex.A. 7796. Indenture of bargain and sale, made 16 October 2 Henry VII, by 'John Munde otherwise callid John Neele of Spryngfeld in the Counte of Essex yoman son of John Nele att water late of the seid town of Springfeld while he levyd malter,' to William Carre of Chelmesford in the said county, yeoman, of land called 'Old Neles' in Springfeld and Little Waltham, for 40 marks. English.
[Essex.]A. 7797. Indenture of bargain and sale, made 18 December, 12 Henry VII, by William Carre of Chelmysford, 'yoman,' to Thomas, earl of Ormond, of his tenement called 'Nelys' in Spryngfeld and Little Waltham, for 40l. viz. 'at the day of makyng of the state and knowlagyng of the fyne to bemade by Anne his wiff in the High Court att Westminster by the fest of Candelmas next' 20l. and the residue at Christmas. English.
Essex.A. 7798. Probate of the will of John Neel of Spryngfeld, as in A. 7795, but with differences, granted by the Official of the Archdeacon of Essex. 26 March, A.D. 1471.
[Essex.]A. 7799. Feoffment by Thomas Godeman of Little Waltham, John Belstede of the same, Thomas Herry of Spryngfeld, John Bisschop the elder of the same, Thomas Brydde of the same, Richard Wolvet of the same and John Bosy of the same, to John Neele of Spryngfeld, Thomas Herry of the same, Salamon Herry of the same and John Wodeward of High Easter (Alta Eston) of the lands &c. in Spryngfeld and Little Waltham which they had by the gift and feoffment of John Neele the elder otherwise called John Munde of Spryngfeld. 18 January, 17 Henry VI. Seals.
Essex.A. 7800. Bond by Henry Baker late of Pryttylwell, co. Essex, yeoman, and John Nethersale late of Chelmesford in the said county, yeoman, to William Carre in 40 marks due at Christmas next, conditioned for the payment of 20l. at the same date. 8 February, 12 Henry VII.