Deeds: C.1601 - C.1700

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C.1601 - C.1700

[Essex.] C. 1601. Appointment by William Bateman, sheriff of Essex, of Lewis Bledelowe and John Draper, of Arkesden, King's bailiffs and deputies of the sheriff for the execution of writs, &c.; and writ of King Richard II. to the said sheriff, directing him to place Robert de la Rokele, the younger, in seisin of the manor of Wygepet, which he had recovered in the King's Court against John Ludeseye, clerk, John Basset, of Chishull, and John Charwelton: witness:—W. Thirnynge. Westminster, 29 November, 20 Richard II. Chelmsford, 8 December, 20 Richard II.
[Warw.] C. 1602. Grant by Richard, son of Sir Richard de Whitacre, knight, to Thomas, son of John Wanters, of Pilatenhal, that he shall hold the land which Geoffrey Wanters, of the same place, formerly held in Elmedon by the gift of the said Sir Richard. Witnesses:—Sir John de Whitacre, rector of the church of Elmedon, and others (named). Wednesday after St. Simcn and St. Jude, 22 Edward III.
Endorsed: Memorandum, that the grantor on the execution of the above deed had not his own seal and borrowed the seal of Henry de Stanydelft, his steward.
[Middx.] C. 1603. Ratification by Edmund de Baunton and Christina his wife, daughter of Martin Box, formerly citizen of London, of a sale by John de Ware, executor of the said Martin's will, and Henry de Basingges, executor of the will of Robert le Wolf, late co-executor with the said John de Ware, to Richard Wolmar, citizen of London, of 32s. yearly and quit rent, which the said Martin bequeathed to Isabella, the said Christina's sister, out of a tenement in the parish of St. Botolph's, Billingsgate. Witnesses:—Sir John le Blound, Mayor of London, Reginald de Thunderlee and William Cosyn, sheriffs, Hugh Pourte, alderman of that ward, and others (named). London, Monday before St. Katherine the Virgin, 34 Edward I. Fragment of seal.
Endorsed: Memorandum of enrolment in the Hustings Court of common pleas, Monday after St. Edmund the King, 34 Edward I.
[Middx.] C. 1604. Ratification by Adam Box, son of the late Martin Box, citizen of London, of a sale by John de Ware, executor of the said Martin's will, and Henry de Bassinges, executor of the will of Robert le Wolf, late co-executor with the said John de Ware, to Richard Wolmar, citizen of London, of 32s. yearly and quit rent, which the said Martin bequeathed to Isabella, the said Adam's sister, out of a tenement in St. Botolph's parish, Billingsgate. Witnesses as in C. 1603. London, St. Luke's day, 33 Edward I.
[Middx.] C. 1605. Grant by Ralph de Dontone, citizen and pepperer of London, to William Pox and Martin de Leueseham, citizens and merchants of London, of 30s. yearly and quit rent issuing out of a tenement which John Brother holds in the parish of St. Botolph's, Billingsgate. Witnesses:—Sir Gregory de Rokesle, Mayor of London, Henry de Frowyke and Luke de Batencurt, sheriffs, Wolmar de Essex, warden of that ward, and others (named). [3 Edward I.]
[Bedf.] C. 1606. Defeasance to a mortgage by John Campe, of Northampton, and Margery his wife, to Nicholas de Wilshamstede,of Dunstable, of land in 'les Southcroftes' of Dunstable. Monday after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 22 Edward III. Fragment of seal.
[Middx.] C. 1607. Bond of Richard Fitzlowys, of Bardewell, Suffolk, esquire, to William Stonore, of co. Oxford, esquire, for 160l. sterling, for merchandise bought of him in the staple of Westminster. The staple of Westminster, 14 February, 14 Edward IV. Seal.
[Middx.] C.1608. Ratification by John Box, son of Martin Box, late citizen of London, of a sale by John de Ware, executor of the said Martin's will, and Henry de Basingges, executor of the will of Robert le Wolf, late co-executor with the said John de Ware, to Richard Wolmar, citizen of London, of 32s. yearly and quit rent issuing out of premises in St. Botolph's parish, Billingsgafe [see C. 1603]. Witnesses:—Sir John le Blount, Mayor of London, Reginald de Thunderle and William Cosyn, sheriffs, Hugh Pourte, alderman of that ward, and others (named). London, St. Luke the Evangelist's day, 33 Edward I.
[Middx.] C. 1609. Indemnity from Ralph de Duntone, citizen of London, to John Brother, against Nicholas de Wouburne, with respect to a yearly rent of 30s. to be paid by the said John Brother for a tenement in the parish of St. Botolph, Billingsgate, which the said John bought of Joan de Wouburne. The said Nicholas had conveyed the said rent to Ralph, and the said John Brother refused to pay without the above indemnity. Witnesses:— Walter Herd, Mayor of London, John Horn and Walter le Poter, sheriffs, and others (named). [1 Edward I.]
Endorsed: Memorandum of enrolment in the Hustings Court, London, Monday the morrow of St. Gregory the Pope, 1 Edward I.
[Middx.] C. 1610. Grant by Henry Moncoy, called Sterre, citizen and fishmonger of London, to John de Croydon, citizen and fishmonger of the same, and Lucy his wife, of two marcs yearly and quit rent issuing out of a tenement in Gracechurch Street, in the parish of All Saints, Gracechurch, in the city of London, in exchange for a shop with solar above in Briggestrete, London. 21 February, 7 Edward III. Fragment of seal.
Endorsed: Memorandum of enrolment at the Husting for Pleas of land, Monday the morrow of St. Mark the Evangelist, 7 Edward III.
[Middx.] C. 1611. Ratification by Nicholas de Boloigne and Helen his wife, daughter of Martin Box, late citizen of London, of a sale of 32s. rent issuing out of premises in St. Botolph's parish, Billingsgate [see C. 1603]. Witnesses as in C. 1603. London, St. Luke's day, 33 Edward I.
Endorsed: Memorandum of enrolment in the Husting of London for Pleas of land, Monday the feast of St. Luke, 33 Edward I.
[Warw.] C. 1612. Indenture of sale by Richard de Bockemor to William atte Birches of land in 'le Brodefeld' and in the Morfeld, part in Craberwallefeld, 'le Luttelemore,' and a meadow called 'le Whytemarsh.' The premises were not of the value stated, and the deed provides for the sums to be paid in respect thereof, and the times of payment, &c. Solihull, Sunday the feast of All Saints, 12 Edward III.
Endorsed: Memorandum as to the valuation of a wood in 'le Luttelemor,' &c.
[Oxford.] C. 1613. Grant by Hugh Payn, of Bekkele, to Richard de Kynnesdeleye, of Staunton St. John, and Luticia his wife, of land in the field of Beckley, part in a culture, called ' Southwood,' adjoining the land of the rector of Beckley, part in Medforlonge, in a furlong in 'le Portweye,' and by the field of Wodepyrye. Witnesses:—Sir Gilbert de Elsefeld, knight, and others (named). Thursday the feast of St. Philip and St. James, 17 Edward III.
[Berks.] C. 1614. Grant by John Maillard, of Borwardescot, to Thomas Cathewy, of Harewell, and Joan his wife, of lands, &c., in the parish of Buscott, which came to the grantor by descent. Friday after the Conversion of St. Paul, 29 Edward III.
[Warw.] C. 1615. Grant by Thomas Pykot, of Solihull, to Thomas, son of Edith Pilling, of land, at Bouckemor in the manor of Solihull (except one mansion house with garden which Alice le Blunt held) viz., land between the way leading by the house of John Adelston towards Caldeford, and other land of Pykot's, and adjoining the road leading from Lee to Colleshull, with a halfpenny rent to be received from Richard de Bouckemor. [13th century.]
[Linc.] C. 1616. Defeasance to a mortgage by John Baker, the younger, of Greyby, to Geoffrey son of John de Greyby, of land in the south field of Greyby. The said Geoffrey is to have the land for eight years, and the said John is to pay him six marcs a year during that time, and the land is to be reconveyed at the end of the period, &c. Monday after St. Martin in Winter, 42 Edward III.
[Middx.] C. 1617. Grant by Matilda, late the wife of Richard Toky, late citizen and woolmonger of London, to Richard Toky, of London, pepperer, kinsman of her late husband, of tenements, with shops, houses, &c., which she had by the feoffment of Richard de Chaddeslee, clerk, and John de Cambridge, citizen and fishmonger of London, in Gracechurch Street, in the parish of St. Bennet of Gracechurch, London, and tenements, &c., which she had by the gift of William Howes, chaplain, in the parishes of St. Edmund, Lombard Street, and St. Bennet Gracechurch; also 13s. 4d. yearly quitrent issuing out of a tenement of the prior and convent of the House of St. Mary, Southwark, in Gracechurch Street aforesaid. John Lovekyn, Mayor of London, John de Briklesworth and Thomas Irlond, sheriffs. London, Friday after the Invention of Holy Cross, 40 Edward III.
Endorsed: Memorandum of enrolment in the Husting of London for Pleas of land, Monday before St. Dunstan the Archbishop, 40 Edward III. Seal.
[Middx.] C. 1618. Grant by Edward Louvekyn and Isabella his wife, citizens of London, to John Louvekyn, of Kynggeston, and Cecilia, daughter of Henry le Yongge, of land and houses which formerly belonged to John son of Ledulph the German, late citizen of London, and which the said John recovered by writ of right against Alice Hanyn in the Hustings Court of London, in the parish of St. Botolph's, Billingsgate; with a proviso that the grantees shall pay 20s. a year to Christina, a nun of Clerkenwell, daughter of the said Isabella. Witnesses:—John le Blound, Mayor of London, Roger de Parys and John de Lincoln, sheriffs, Hugh Pourt, alderman of that ward, and others (named). Two seals, imperfect.
[Warw.] C. 1619. Release by Thomas, son of Richard le Bockemor, of Solihull, to John Davy, of Elmodon, chaplain, of all his right in a plot of land with a grange thereon, which the said John had by the feoffment of the said Richard, and in a rent in Solihull. Tuesday after St. Martin the Bishop, 10 Edward III.
[Dorset.] C. 1620. Grant by John Aleyn and John Cassy, of Wych, to John Starye, of the same place, of all their lands, &c., in Wyke, which they had of the feoffment of William Robilard, of Wyke, chaplain. Witnesses:— John Dragun, bailiff of Wyke, and others (named). Saturday after St. Barnabas the Apostle, 34 Edward III. Seal.
Glouc. C. 1621. Release by Johu Umfrey, of Stokeorchard, co. Gloucester, brother and heir of John Umfrey, of Tredynton, in the same county, to William Wye, of Teukesbury, and Richard Wye his son, of all his claim to certain parcels of laud in the field of Southewyke, Gloucester, in 'le Dene,' adjoining the road called 'Portewey,' leading to Gloucester, and adjoining a tillage called 'Blodyforlong,' and adjoining Moredyche and elsewhere. Witnesses:—Nicholas Dobyns, one of the bailiffs of Tewkesbury, and others (named). Morrow of the Assumption, 13 Henry VII.
[Essex.] C. 1622. Indenture stating the conditions of a grant by Henry Bosse, of Colchester, to John Seman, of New Hithe, Colchester, John Mannyng, and John Walman, of certain rents and a shop at New Hithe. The grant is to take effect upon payment of 18l. to the said Henry by the grantees, otherwise to be void. Witnesses:—Alexander Cogg', John Cristion, bailiffs of Colchester, and others (named). 8 October, 8 Richard II.
[Kent?] C. 1623. Grant by Robert le Crabbe, of Horton, to John de Horton, clerk, of a power of distraint on all his lands in Horton for a fee farm rent of a quarter and a half of best corn, issuing out of a piece of land in Horton which he held by the feoffment of the said John in a certain field near his messuage. 30 May, 7 Edward II.
[Suff.] C. 1624. Grant by Walter Smart, 'bercator,' and Margaret his wife, to Henry le Fermer of 2s. yearly rent issuing out of a piece of land which they had by the gift of the said Henry, in Boxford. Thursday after Michaelmas, 7 Edward II.
[Bedf.] C. 1625. Grant by John, son of Ambrose Hauch, of Houton, to Thomas son of Stephen le Syre, of Budewell, of an acre of land in the north field of Houghton, adjoining the land of the prior of Dunstable, and abutting on 'Le Vonte.' Wednesday after St. Peter ad Vincula, 23 Edward I.
[York.] C. 1626. Indenture between Richard de Oxpringe, of Cotheworth, and William de Dightton, of Dalton, witnessing that the said Richard had delivered to the said William at Barneslay, 2 Henry V., certain deeds touching the lands and tenements of John son of William de Staynton, within the boundaries of Wollay, a schedule of which is given. The names of the parties, &c., are:—Alexander son of William de Staynton; Alexander son of Robert, son of Thomas North, of Wollay; Roger son of Richard de Darton; John de Staynton; Joan, daughter of Henry de Birthewayte; John son of John de la Roche, tailor; Peter de la Hay; William son of John de Staynton; the prior and convent of St. Mary Magdalene, of Bretton; Orm son of Cornelius; John Abot, of Wollay, and Margaret his wife; John son of Thomas de Staynton; Matthew de Schepelay; Thomas de Heton, of Bergh; Henry Hubbe, son of William Hubbe, of Wollay; Margery, daughter of Henry Anabill, of Wollaymorehouse; John del More; William, son of Adam Warde; Henry son of Anabilla de Wollaymorehouse; Thomas son of Thomas de Staynton; William de Nolton; Robert son of Thomas de Staynton; Alice, daughter of Robert de Pontefract, &c. The names of places, lands, &c., are (inter alia) Goddirdrodeynge, Kesburgh, Malford, Holdefeld, Goddardkarre, 'le Weterode,' Godderkeringe, 'le Kylnecroft,' &c. Tuesday after the Assumption, 2 Henry V.
[Warw.] C. 1627. Grant by Richard le Flesshewere, of Solihull, to John Pecche, lord of Hampton and Arden, knight, Geoffrey Rolves and William Taverner, of Hynton, of a messuage in the borough of Solihull, adjoining the High Street. Wednesday after the Exaltation of Holy Cross, 31 Edward III.
[Essex?] C. 1628. Grant by Edith, daughter of the late Thomas the Baker (Pistoris), of Waltham, to Moses de Waltham, son of John List, of a messuage in Waltham, paying therefor yearly 2s. to the abbot and convent of Waltham, &c. [13th century.]
[Heref.] C. 1629. Grant by John Mey, the elder, of Hereford, and Matilda his wife, daughter and heiress of William de Wylton, late citizen of Hereford, and Katherine his wife, to John Mey, clerk, their eldest son, of a tenement in the suburbs of Hereford in a street called 'Bysshopestrete.' Wednesday the morrow of the Epiphany, 17 Richard II. Fragments of two seals.
[Middx.] C. 1630. Grant by William de Beton, citizen of London, to Gilbert the Surgeon (Surigico), citizen of the same, and Felicia his wife, of 28s. yearly free and quit rent, out of 48s. quit rent which the grantor used to receive from the said Gilbert and Felicia for a tenement in the parish of St. Anthony, London, adjoining the garden of Bokerelesbery, &c. Witnesses:—John le Blond, Mayor of London, John de Lincoln and Roger de Paris, sheriffs, Thomas Romain, alderman of that ward, and others (named). London, Thursday after the Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 33 Edward I.
Berks. C. 1631. Grant by Thomas de Stonore, esquire, to Juliana, late the wife of Richard Bruus, of half a hide of land in Dudecote for her life. A deed by which Hugh de la Mare granted the premises to Walter son of Syreman de Harewell in fee, is recited in full. 1 May, 2 Henry VI. Seal.
[Bedf.] C. 1632. Grant by Joan, daughter of the late Robert Cachepol, of Dunstable, to Matilda, daughter of Robert le Foulere, of the same place, of a tenement, curtilage, and croft, which she had by the gift of Adam le Rous, in South Street, Dunstable, adjoining Watlingstreet. Monday after St Hilary, 9 Edward II.
[Dorset.] C. 1633. Grant by William de Larkepache and William Tracy, wardens of the lands, &c., of the commonalty of the town of Bridport, to John Morevile and Matilda his wife, daughter of Edward Reynaud, of a tenement and curtilage in Bridport, between 'La Tolhalle' and the tenement of Gregory de Lym, for their lives. Witnesses:—Laurence Elyot, Adam Gulofre, bailiffs of Bridport, and others (named). Friday after St. Dunstan, 7 Edward III.
Wilts. C. 1634. Licence from Sir John Ayly, abbot of the monastery of St. Mary, of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, and of St. Aldelm the Bishop (Presulis) at Malmesbury, of the order of St. Benedict, to John Yorke, son and heir of William Yorke, esquire, to grant to William Mille, perpetual chaplain celebrating at the altar of St. Mary the Virgin in the church of the Holy Cross in the town and parish of Ramesbury, diocese of Sarum, called the chantry of Wotton and Yorke chantry, and his successors, a messuage called 'Gascoyn,' and other messuages, lauds, rents, &c., in Puryton, Puryton Stoke, Bentham Lydyzard, and Brokenburgh, held from the said lord abbot, by right of the said monastery. Malmesbury, 1 August, 16 Edward IV. Fragment of seal.
[Suff.] C. 1635. Grant by Reginald de Helpestone, brother of Sir Robert de Helpestone, rector of the church of Naueltone, to Robert de Bryssete, clerk, and Joan his wife, of the tenement of Lose, in Hecsham, called 'Brychtwildesfeld.' Tuesday before St. Barnabas the Apostle, 14 Edward I.
Essex. C. 1636. Grant by Richard Rolf, of Westhamme, Essex, to John Bokeler and William Hegman, of pasture in Westham in 'le Lake,' abutting on the wood of the abbot and convent of Stratford, also land in a field called 'Longeacre,' also a messuage in Upton adjoining a field called 'Perifelde,' and land, part in Upton, and part in a field called 'Dennyngisfelde.' 8 March, 3 Henry IV. Fragment of seal.
[Heref.] C. 1637. Grant by Richard Hynton, chaplain, to Hugh Harpere, rector of the church of Busschopuston, and Roger Partrich, of Welynton, of all his lands, &c., in Welynton which he had of the gift of Peter Codeshale. 10 January, 16 Richard II.
[Devon.] C. 1638. Grant by Richard Treby, clerk, to Thomas Olyver, of Kyngesbrigge, of a virgate of land in Dodebrook, adjoining the highway from Dodebrook to Charleton, which he had of the gift of Elena, late wife of William Falcombe, for his life, with remainder to his daughter Elena and the heirs of her body, &c. 31 May, 8 Henry VI. Seal.
Oxford. Berks. C. 1639. Disclaimer by Thomas Stonor, esquire, of a deed lately shown to him by Humfrey Forster, esquire, in which the said Humfrey Forster named him, together with John Wroughton, esquire, Richard Bedford, and Hairy Dogett, to be enfeoffed in his manor of Harpeden, and the advowson of the church there, and in lands, &c., in Rotherfeld Grey, and in the towns and parishes of Harpeden, Henley, Rotherfeld Grey, Rotherfeld Pyppard, co. Oxford, and Remenham, Berks. 12 February, 13 Edward IV. English. Seal.
[Wilts.] C. 1640. Grant by John le Spicer, of Remmesbury, to William Shephirde and Margery his wife, of a tenement which he had by the gift of Robert Tablett, in the town of Ramsbury. 10 June, 41 Edward III.
[Heref.] C. 1641. Grant by Roger Mervin to Richard de Baginden, of an acre of land in the territory of Welinton in Dalfurlonge, abutting on the way called 'Cokateswey.' [13th century.]
Surrey. C. 1642. Release by Katherine Hamond, late wife of Robert Standon, formerly of Peckham, Surrey, to Richard Skynner and Agnes his wife, of all her right in a barn and stable in the parish of Camberwell adjoining land called 'le Lodge,' &c. 24 June, 34 Henry VI. Fragment of seal.
[Essex.] C. 1643. Grant by Walter de Colworthe, of Eppinghathe, to John Waubake, of Northwelde, of a piece of land in 'le Fryth' of Theydene Gernoun, abutting on Northwelde Park and Geynes Park, &c. Eppinghathe, Monday before St. Thomas the Apostle, 17 Edward II.
[Heref.] C. 1644. Grant by Roger Mervin to Richard de Baginden of an acre of land in Welinton, in Hope, extending to Maribroc, and the way leading to Dunemore. [13th century.] Seal.
[Suff ?] C. 1645. Release by John, son of Hamo Segot, of Aketune to Sir John de Hodebo . . of all his right in land in Acton. [13th century.]
[Heref ?] C. 1646. Grant by Adam de Longelond to Adam le Botiler, of Brochamton, of land between the land which formerly belonged to William Wade and the land of Helen de Possewyc. Witnesses:—Sir John le Moyne and others (named). [13th century.]
[Kent.] C. 1647. Grant by Adam Sprake, of the parish of St. Mary in Hoo, to John Palmere, of the same parish, of five virgates of land in the field called 'Meldownne,' part adjoining land called 'Waty rlokstrete.' St. Mary's parish, vigil of Trinity, 4 Henry VI. Seal.
[Norf.] C. 1648. Grant by William son of Geoffrey de Humenhal, of Smalburgh, to Sir Geoffrey Wyth, knight, and Isabella his wife, of 6d. yearly rent, to be paid, as to part, by John de Byllokeby for the south part of his messuage, part by Bartholomew Attewad for a marsh north of his messuage, part by the heirs of John Brys for a marsh, part by William de Bryggate for land in Westcroft, part by Richard de Snoringge, of Dylham, for a piece of land in Hethfeld. Smallburgh, Saturday after the Conversion of St. Paul, 3 Edward III.
[Bucks ?] C. 1649. Bond of John de Brok to Simon de Kensington, Richard, servant of Sir Hugh son of Othes, William de Grangia of Cestrcsham, and Alice, the wife of Richard son of Clement, of Cestresham, to pay good, new, and lawful money for ten quarters of corn and five quarters of oats received from them, at Michaelmas, A.D. 1281.
[Bedf.] C. 1650. Grant by William, son of John Ban, of Dunstable, to Stephen, son of John Garlec, of the same place, of a messuage and curtilage, which descended to the grantor from his uncle, in South Street, Dunstable, extending to Watlingstreet. Morrow of St. Faith the Virgin, 24 Edward I.
[Kent.] C. 1651. Grant by John Kyrkeby, of Horton, to James Hersynge, of all the lands and tenements in Westbere, Sturreye, Swalclyve, and Chistelot, which Ralph Seintlaurence, and Beatrice his wife, had from Henry Apuldorefeld by fine levied 28 Edward I. 30 May, 7 Richard II. French.
[Heref.] C. 1652. Grant by John, son of Nicholas Mervin, to Richard de Baginden, of land in the field of Wellinton, part by the road leading to Dunemore, part in Esforlong, part in Grutforlung extending to Maribroch. Witnesses:—Roger de Chandos and others (named). [13th century.] Fragment of seal.
[Heref?] C. 1653. Grant by John de Bagyndene to Gregory Maubon of two crofts in Wotton, one called 'Kentescroft,' the other called 'le Smythescroft,' adjoining the way leading to the wood. Sunday after Michaelmas, 38 Edward III.
Essex. C. 1654. Grant by William Fyndern, knight, William Chuvys, clerk, John Prest, chaplain, and John Vawey, feoffees of the manor of Macchynghalle in Macchyng, co. Essex, and of other manors and lands in the same county, to the use of Henry Langley and for the purposes of his will, to Humfrey Langley, brother of the said Henry, of a yearly rent of six marcs issuing out of the said manor called 'Macchynghalle.' Saturday the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, 14 Henry VII.
[Suff.] C. 1655. Grant by Nicholas Kemesyngge, of Boxforde, to John Aleyn, of Miland by Colchester, Robert Ropere and John Prentys, the younger, of 'la Neylond,' of all his lands, &c., which formerly belonged to William de Suttone in Boxford aforesaid. 8 April, 48 Edward III.
[Middx.] C. 1656. Release by Godfrey son of Geoffrey de Hadestoke, formerly citizen of London, to William de Bettun, mercer, citizen of London, of all the right which descended to him from Joan his mother or otherwise, in two marcs yearly rent which the said Joan had from his tenement in the parishes of St. Anthony and St. John, Walbrook, London, adjoining Bokerelesberi. Witnesses:—Henry le Waleis, Mayor of London and alderman of that ward, Jordan Godchep and Martin Box, sheriffs of London, and others (named). [12 Edward I.]
[Bedf.] C. 1657. Grant by John Potter, of Birchemor, and Robert Deystere, of Wowburne Chapel, to William Sweyn, of Stanbrigg, of a messuage in Stanbrugge which they had of the gift of Peter Talbot. Sunday after the Annunciation, (5 Henry IV. Fragment of seal.
Herts. C. 1658. Letters of attorney from Richard do Wynneferthyng, clerk, to Robert de Botelier to deliver seisin to King Edward of the manors of Anesty, Mesdene, Hormad, and West Melne. London, Monday after the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, 19 Edward I.
Middx. C. 1659. Grant by John Somervile, citizen and goldsmith of London, and Catherine his wife, daughter and heiress of Roger Monckoy, formerly citizen and fishmonger of the same, to William Drynkele, citizen and chandler of London, of a tenement which descended to the said Katherine from Roger her late father in St. Martin Orgar Lane, in the parish of St. Laurence by Candelwykstrete, London. Witnesses:—William Walworth, and others (named). 15 May, 48 Edward III. Seal and fragment of seal.
Endorsed: Memorandum of enrolment in the Hustings Court of Common Pleas, Monday after St. Barnabas the Apostle, 48 Edward III.
Oxford. C. 1660. Grant by John Sheperd, of Menygrove, to John Sweteser and Margaret his wife, of a messuage, garden, and close within the parish of Pissehill, which Richard West lately held. 4 October, 8 Edward IV. Fragments of two seals.
[Oxford.] C. 1661. Grant by Margaret Sheperd, of Menygrove, to Richard West and Margery his wife, of a messuage and garden in Menygrove aforesaid, in the parish of Pyssehill, adjoining the land of the abbot of Dorchester, also of a close called 'Cowfild' and eight perches of another close called 'Homecroft,' which, with Thomas Sheperd her husband, she lately purchased of John Sheperd. 12 July, 1 Edward IV. Seal.
[Bedf.] C. 1662. Grant by Richard Angewyn, of Dunstable, to William le Baxtere, of the same place, of an acre of Tand in the west field of Dunstable, in exchange for an acre in the field of Kenesworth. Sunday after St. Valentine, 48 Edward III. Fragment of seal.
[Bedf.] C. 1663. Grant by Idonya Wate, late wife of Nicholas Clerk, of Dunstable, to William Piston and Christiana his wife, of three rods of land in 'les Iulondes,' on the south of Dunstable. Wednesday before St. Martin, 6 Edward II.
[Bedf.] C. 1664. Grant by Robert Roberd, of Dunstable, to William de Wylshamstede, of the same place, of an acre of land in 'les Southinnyngges' of Dunstable. Monday after St. Luke the Evangelist, 23 Edward III.
[Bedf.] C. 1665. Grant by John Campe, of Northampton, and Margery his wife, to Nicholas de Wilshamstede, of Dunstable, of land in 'les Southcroftes,' of Dunstable. Saturday before the Exaltation of Holy Cross, 22 Edward III. Seal.
[Norf.] C. 1666. Grant by Roger son of Henry to Richard de Senges, of land in Mundham, lying to the south of Stubinge, and abutting on Oldegate; also land adjoining Oldegate, and land in Breche, called 'Crispes treches,' and an acre called 'le Sure aker,' a messuage and toft in the parish of St. Ethelbert, Mundham, and land in the north part of Lodnegate. [13th century.]
[Bedf.] C. 1667. Grant by John, son of the late William Baker (Pistor'), of Dunstable, chaplain, to Nicholas de Wylshamsted, baker, in South Street, Dunstable, and Joan his wife, of land in 'les South Inlondes' of Dunstable. Saturday before St. Gregory the Pope, 17 Edward III.
[N'hamp.] C. 1668. Grant by Alexander de Buketon to Ralph son of Alexander de Draiton, of land in Buketon, part upon the Church Vale of Boughton, part in Stowedale, part at Winemiln, part at Cocwelles, part on the great road to Northampton, and adjoining the Langeho road and the said great Northampton road, and adjoining the field of Torp. [13th century.]
Dorset. C. 1669. Grant by John Durlyng, of Stalbrig, Dorset, and Alice his wife, to Baldwin Whittock and Joan his wife, of a messuage with curtilage in Shirbourne in the liberty of 'la Newlond.' Copy, paper.
[Middx.] C. 1670. Defeasance to a Statute Staple bond from Richard Fitz Lowys, of Bardewell, Suffolk, esquire, to William Stonore, of co, Oxford, esquire, for 160l. sterling.
The bond is to be void if the said Richard keeps the said William indemnified, &c., against George Stile, of London, gentleman, as to 140l. sterling. 14 February, 14 Edward IV. Seal.
[N'hamp.] C. 1671. Grant by Alexander de Buketon to the Hospital of the Holy Trinity without Northampton, and the brethren of the same, of a rent of 12s. in Buketon, also of pasture in the fields of Buketon for 12 score sheep. [13th century.]
[Oxford.] C. 1672. Demise by Thomas Carssewell and Katherine his wife, late wife of Thomas Croxford, to Nicholas Norisse, son of Hugh Norisse, and Helen, wife of the said Nicholas, of a messuage in Curtlyngton, called 'Croxfordesplace.' Witnesses:—William Coston, vicar of Curtlyngton, and others (named). Whitsunday, 10 Henry V.
[Dorset.] C. 1673. Letters of attorney from William Hychecok, the elder, of Bridport, to Richard Webbe, to deliver seisin to William Mountforl. William Butte, and John Clement, of lands, &c., in Bridport. Thursday after St. Hilary, 7 Henry V. Fragment of seal.
[Middx.] C. 1674. Agreement between William Chamberlain (Carrier'), son of Jordan Chamberlain, and Eustace Mercer, son of Walter de Edelmeton, about a privy which the said William had made on land in the fee of Mereton, by his land in the parish of St. Anthony. Witnesses:—Serle Mercer, Mayor of London, Richard Renger and Thomas Lambert, sheriffs, and others (named). [6 Henry III.] Fragment of seal.
[Middx.] C. 1675. Indenture witnessing that John Madley, bailiff of the manor of Carleton of Sir Thomas Fynderne, knight, has delivered to Harry Bray, draper, dwelling at the Stokkys, London, nine hundred five score and ten fleeces. Feast of St. Bartholomew, 23 Henry VI. English.
[Wilts.] C. 1676. Release by John de Remmesbury, son and heir of Robert de Remmesbury, to William Holbech and Matilda his wife, and Thomas Holbech, of all his right in a messuage, laud, meadow, pasture, and 56s. yearly rent, together with the tenants and the bondmen with their issue in Fitelton; also of all his right in other lands, &c., and in the fishery and millpond of the said William in Fitelton and Combe. Westminster, Friday the morrow of the Ascension, 37 Edward III.
Endorsed: Memorandum of enrolment in Banco, Easter term, 37 Edward III.
[Surrey.] C. 1677. Grant by Gilbert de Malevile to William de Cherlewode, of 4s. 4d. yearly and quit rent, which Sir Richard de Gatewik owes for lands and tenements which he holds in Chepstede, for a tenement called 'le Pagelond,' and land called 'le Longusruydene' and 'Witesruydene.' Witnesses:—Sir Peter, parson of Chipstead, and others (named). Sunday after St. Augustine the Apostle of England, 3 Edward III. Seal.
[Linc.] C. 1678. Grant by Richard, son of Richard the Carpenter (Carpentarii), of Oselby, to John son of Simon of Claxby, of land in the territory of Oselby. [13th century.]
[Herts.] C. 1679. Release by George Preston and Cecilia his wife, late wife of John Thressher, butcher, and John Nanny, to Thomas Colman, Thomas Long, clerk, John Vessy, and Richard Dyer, of all their right in a curtilage in Holy welstrete, St. Albans, by the stream called 'Holywelstreme,' running towards Sopwell. Witnesses:—Richard Pavor, bailiff of St. Albans, and others (named). 11 September, 36 Henry VI. Seal.
[Bedf.] C. 1680. Release by William Assruges, of Dunstable, to Nicholas de Wylshamsted, baker, in South Street, Dunstable, and Joan his wife, of all his right in land in 'le West Inlondes' of Dunstable. Wednesday the feast of St. Gregory the Pope, 17 Edward III.
[Bedf.] C. 1681. Release by John Brian, of Dunstable, to Stephen Garlec, of the same place, of all his right in a messuage in South Street, Dunstable. Sunday before St. George the Martyr, 25 Edward I.
[Heref.] C. 1682. Grant by Walter Bestot, son of John Bestot, to Adam de Leyborne, porter of Aunemore, of a messuage in Welintone opposite the grantor's door. [13th century.]
[Warw.] C. 1683. Grant by Robert de Fynchale, rector of the church of Elmedon, to William atte Graunge, chaplain, and Thomas de Fynchale, his brother, of Solyhull, of all his lands in the fee of Solyhull. Solyhull, Sunday after Michaelmas, 35 Edward III.
[Middx.] C. 1684. Release by John Henley, of Depford Strande, Kent, gentleman, and Thomasine his wife, one of the daughters of Richard Spencer, deceased, late of London, gentleman, to Robert Hawkyns, citizen and haberdasher of London, executor of the will of the said Richard, of all actions. 2 December, 4 Henry VIII. Signed.
[Derby.] C. 1685. Receipt from William Makkeneye, son of Sir William Makkeneye, knight, to his mother Dame Helen Makkeneye, executrix of the said Sir William, for 5 marcs, part of a legacy of 10 marcs bequeathed to him by the will of the said Sir William Makkeneye. Friday the morrow of St. Barnabas the Apostle, 6 Richard II.
Surrey. C. 1686. Grant by John Gryme, of Peckham, Surrey, to William Causton, of the same place, of a cottage in Peckham, in the parish of Camberwell, adjoining a way called 'Brechelane,' which the grantor had together with John Giblot, deceased, by the gift of John Drynkewater, of Peckham. 26 July, 3 Henry VI.
Bedf. Bucks. C. 1687. Receipt from William, Earl of Suffolk, to John Hampden, of Hampden, esquire, sheriff of the counties of Bedford and Bucks, for 20l., part of 60l. which Henry, late King of England, granted by letters patent to John, Duke of Bedford, out of the revenues and profits of the said counties. 30 June, 13 Henry VI.
[Middx.] C. 1688. Grant by Joan, late the wife of Nicholas Kynbell, esquire, to Nicholas Kynbell, her son, Nicholas Conyngiston, and William Breton, citizen and draper of London, of two tenements with houses and shops, &c, in the parish of St. Botolph's, Billingsgate, London, adjoining Temystret. 5 November, 12 Henry IV.
Bucks. C. 1689. Release by Andrew Nyxon, of Princes Risborough, Backs, to Nicholas Kyngge, of all actions. 18 January, 5 Edward IV.
[Middx.] C. 1690. Grant by Richard Broghton, citizen and stockfishmonger of London, to John de Vache, fishmonger, John Beauford, stockfishmonger, John Austyn, fishmonger, and Thomas Henclyf, butcher, citizens of London, of a brewhouse tenement, called 'le Dolfyne on le Hoop,' in Thamysestrete, in the parish of St. Magnus in the city of London, which he formerly had, together with others, by the gift of Richard Coksete, of Rochester, Kent, and Joan his wife. [Before] William Marwe, Mayor of London, John Yonge and Thomas Oulgreve, sheriffs, Robert Home, alderman of that ward, and other witnesses (named). 28 July, 34 Henry VI. Seal.
Essex. C. 1691. Grant by John Pykeman, the younger, of Lambourne, Essex, and Alice his wife, to Edmund de Kent, of Stratford Langthorne in the parish of Westhamme, in the same county, of pasture land in 'le lake ' at Stratford Langthorne aforesaid, abutting on the wood of the abbot and convent of Stratford and the highway from Brendewode to London. 29 October, 4 Henry V. Two seals.
[N'hamp.] C. 1692. Demise by Richard Bollesore, master of the House of the Holy Trinity by Kyngesthorp, and the brethren of the same, to Thomas Maget, of West Haddon, and John, Joan, Matilda, and Dionisia, his children, of the reversion of a house and garden at Westhaddon, which Richard Kyn, of Everdon, holds for his life. Wednesday before the Conversion of St. Paul, 15 Richard II. Three seals.
[Middx.] C. 1693. Release by Anne Hert, of London, widow, late the wife of John Hert, deceased, citizen and grocer of London, and executrix of his will, to John White, of Bodman, Cornwall, mercer, of all actions. 12 June, 22 Henry VII. Seal.
[Warw ?] C. 1694. Grant and release by Alexander, son of Ranulph Rastel, of Littlebromwyz, to William le Ferur, of Stichford, and Agnes his wife, of 1d. yearly rent issuing out of land in Little Bromwich, in a field called 'la Oldefelt.' Stichford, Friday before the Ascension, 24 Edward 1.
[Dorset.] C. 1695. Bond of Thomas Ellewell, of Oxkereswell, to John Croukes, for 100s. sterling. Saturday before St. Peter ad Vincula, 17 Richard II. Endorsed: Defeasance. The bond is to be void on payment of certain sums by the said Thomas at Bridport on certain dates specified.
[Bedf.] C. 1696. Receipt from Thomas Peyvere (?) to Henry Pybakere,' of Dunstable, for 40s. in full payment of 18l. Todyngton, feast of St. Katherine the Virgin, 4 Henry VI.
[Kent.] C. 1697. Letters of attorney from Robert le Hert, of Faveresham, and Elizabeth his wife, to John de Leyham, to receive seisin of land which they acquired from Solomon son of Thomas de Alledon, in Westwell and Pette by Cherringe. Faversham, Monday the vigil of St. Gregory the Pope, 18 Edward II.
Bedf. C. 1698. Demise by Richard, Earl of Kent, to William Hewyns, of Ampthill, co. Bedford, baker, of his mill called 'Clophyll Myll,' in Clophill, with the dam and pytyll belonging to the said mill, &c. 12 February, 5 Henry VIII. English. Fragment of seal.
[Warw.] C. 1699. Letters of attorney from John, son of Richard atte Wode, of Solihull, sojourning in Lichfield, to John Harpour, of Solihull, and Richard atte Wode, butcher, to deliver seisin to William, son of Thomas Hore, of Elmedon, and Margaret, wife of the said William, of two plots of land and pasture in Solihull, one called 'Schawelond,' the other 'Maderiscroft.' Sunday after St. Valentine, 10 Richard II.
[Middx.] C. 1700. Receipt from Robert Spenser, knight, and Eleanor his wife, Countess of Wilts, late the wife of James, late Earl of Wilts, to Thomas, Earl of Ormonde, William Husee, Chief Justice of the King's Bench, John Cheyne, knight, William Hody, knight, John Biconell, knight, William Dunthorn, clerk, William Martyn, William Froste, and Thomas Cary, for 40 marcs paid at the Rood of the north door of St. Paul's, part of an annuity of 80 marcs payable to the said Countess out of certain manors and lands. 3 November, 3 Henry VII, Signed. Two seals.