Deeds: A.7501 - A.7600

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A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds: Volume 4. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1902.

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A.7501 - A.7600

Devon. Cornwall. A. 7501. Grant by Robert Tresilian, knight, that, whereas the king had retained him, unworthy as he was, of his Council for life, and by letters patent under the great seal had granted him, for his services past and to come, 100 marks by the year from the issues of his stannary, in the counties of Cornwall and Devon, at Michaelmas and Easter, during his life, nevertheless the king should not be bound to the said payment so long as he was in receipt from the king of any other fees or wages by reason of any office or otherwise. London, 15 February, 8 Richard II. Fragment of seal of arms. Memorandum of enrolment on the dorse of the Close Roll in the said month and year endorsed. See Cal. Pat. Roll, Richard II. A.D. 1881–1385, p. 531.
[Berks.] A. 7502. Indenture of demise by Nicholas Bakere of Olde Wyndyshore, to Richard atte Wode of a tenement with a vat (plumbo), 13½a. arable and 2½a. meadow there, for 6 years from Michaelmas next, at 24s. rent. Thursday in Whitsun week, 17 Richard II. Seal.
[Hunt.] A. 7503. Release by Geoffrey son of Geoffrey atte Chapel of Tyche- mersh, to Robert of Peterborough (de Burgo), rector of Houghton, of his right in the lands and tenements in Weston and Brynton which Joan late the wife of Edmund Hotot held in dower, the reversion whereof the said Robert had by the feoffment of William son and heir of the said Edmund Hotot. Rameseye, Monday, the feast St. Simon and St. Jude the Apostles, 16 Edward III. Fragment of seal.
[Camb.] A. 7504. Feoffment by William son of Henry in Halke, to Ralph son of Geoffrey de Storithe for his homage and service and ½ mark silver given in gersum, of 1a. arable in Saham field between one marsh and another, rendering 1d. at Michaelmas for all service.
[Glouc] A. 7505. Bond by Thomas Burnell of Sybland near Thornbury, co. Gloucester, to John Hulpe of Thornbury in 40l. to be paid on the feast of the Epiphany next. 28 December, 49 Henry VI, 'readepcionis sue regie potestatis anno primo.' Seal.
[Warw.] A. 7506. Feoffment by John Brome of Warrewyk, the younger, to John Catesby, esquire, of all his estate in a tenement in Henley in Arden, which Simon Felton of the same, formerly had by the gift of Richard de Mountfort. Tuesday after St. Tiburcius, 5 Henry VI. Seal.
Endorsed: Names of witnesses to livery of seisin.
[Warw.] A. 7507. Release by Agnes late the wife of Simon Felton of Henley, widow, to John Catesby, esquire, of all her right in a messuage with a curtilage in Henley in Arden, which the said Simon formerly had by the gift and feoffment of Richard Mountfort, and which Simon gave to John Brome of Warrewyk, the younger, whose estate therein the said John Catesby now has. Sunday before Michaelmas, 6 Henry VI. Seal.
Warw. A. 7508. Feoffment by Maud (Matildis) relict of the late Nicholas de Aboveton, to John de Fraunketon of Coventre, merchant, of 5s. yearly rent from a tenement which Geoffrey Warein then held in Coventre, in the street called 'Irenchepyng.' Friday, Christmas Eve, 10 Edward II.
[Bucks.] A. 7509. Feoffment by Robert de London, Thurbert son of Robert de London, and William son of Thurbert, to Sir Hugh son of Otho, of a messuage, arable land, &c. (described) in Cestresham, which they had by the gift of Lawrence de Brok and Hugh his son, and of the said Hugh. Witnesses:—Sir John de Cheyne, Sir Roger de Becheworthe, Sir Stephen de Chendut, the younger, and others (named). Two seals.
[Herts.] A. 7510. Feoffment by Ralph son of Fulk to John le Bel for his homage and service of 2a. land in Hapsedene with all building, &c. lying between the fee of Wakelaie and the fee of the canons of Holy Trinity, London, rendering 6d. at Easter and 6d. at Michaelmas for all service; for this John has given him 1 mark in gersum.
Endorsed: 'Aspedene.'
[Herts.] A. 7511. Grant by William son of Ralph de Hihinton to John le Bel for his homage and service of 1a. land in Refeld abutting on Erningestrate; rendering 2d. at Easter and 2d. at Michaelmas for all service; for this John has given him 9s. in gersum.
Endorsed: . . . . de Ikenton; Absedene.
[Herts.] A. 7512. Confirmation by Avice, daughter of Ralph de Hichyntun, of the grant which Fulk, her husband, made to John le Bel, of 1a. land in the parish of Apseden, lying in the field called 'Refeld,' part abutting on the fee of the Templars.
[Herts.] A. 7513. Feoffment by Fulk de Rifford, with the consent of Avice his wife, to John le Bel, of the land described in A. 7512; rent 4d. consideration 12s.
[Warw.] A. 7514. Indenture between Dame Margerye Belyngham, 'sometyme wiffe to Thomas Ryton otherwise Draper,' and Nicholas Catesby, son and heir of Robert Catesby, esquire; witnessing that he had received from her 13s. 4d. in full of an annuity which 'dueth yerely to be paied' from lands and tenements in Bobenhull formerly belonging to the said Thomas which she held for her life, with reversion to the right heirs of the said Thomas. Last day of September, 14 Henry VII. English.
[N'hamp.] A. 7515. Feoffment by John son and heir of Thomas Watford late of Great Creton, esquire, deceased, to John Umfrehay of Barton Hanred, esquire, and Eleanor his wife, of two crofts of pasture, and all other his lands and tenements, &c. which formerly belonged to his said father, Thomas, in Watford. Witnesses:—William Catesby, knight, and others (named). 3 May, 2 Edward IV. Seal.
[Cornw.] A. 7516. Release by Ralph Tregrygyou, dean of Exeter, to Ralph Reskymmer, of all his right in the manor of Reskymmer, and in all messuages, lands, and tenements in Tregoys, Boscawen, Sule, Trevelgon, Wyke, Lannargh, Trelees, Tregudyn, Trelyver, Prysken, Treberveth, Cornhelles, Trefynweth, Tredower, and Trelowyth, with the mills of Wyke, Tregudyn, Trelees, and Trelowyth; with all the services of all his free tenants in the hundred (sic) of Kerreer and Penwoth, also in all the lands and tenements within the county of Cornwall, which together with others he had by the grant of John Reskynmer (sic), father of the said Ralph. 26 October, 14 Henry IV. Fragment of seal.
[Kent.] A. 7517. Feoffment by Richard de Cumbe son of John de Cumbe, to Sir William de Valencia of 12s. 8½d. rent and a rent of three hens and a half hen and of 22 eggs in Aldelose, whereof Stephen the clerk of Hastingelegh was wont to render 3s. 4d. John de Copherst and the heirs of Thomas de Copherst 2s. 4d. one hen and 17 eggs, the heirs of Osbert de Gotesdenne 20d., the heirs of Alexander de Cumbe 19d. a half hen and 5 eggs, the heirs of John del Brok 3d., William de Wadessole, clerk, 7¼d., Robert Edmond 6d., John Meriweder and partners (participes) 4d. and a hen and Roger and Walter sons of William Martin 2s. 1¼d. and one hen for the lands and tenements they held of him in the fee of Aldelose; for this the said Sir William has given him 10 [marks] sterling before hand. Small fragment of seal.
[Warw.] A. 7518. Grant by John son of Thomas de Halys of Burmingham, to Maud (Matildam) de Staunforde, his wife, for her life as dower, of the moiety of a burgage in Burmingham, which descended to him on his father's death; rendering yearly to Thomas Gerard a pair of gloves worth 1d. on Palm Sunday, or 1d. and 6d. to the hospital of Jherusalem, on the same day for all service; with reversion on her death to him and his heirs. Witnesses:—Henry the baker (pistore), bailiff in Coventry, Stephen, Roger, John and Philip de Halys and others (named). Seal, effaced.
[N'hamp.] A. 7519. Feoffment by Simon de Trop, to John son of William le Heyr of Norton, of a half acre of meadow in 'le Hovermede' of Welton, rendering 2s. at Easter and 2s. at Michaelmas yearly for all service. Thursday before Easter, 15 Edward [I]. Seal.
[Cornw.] A. 7520. Feoffment by Robert son of William, to Master John, his son, for his homage and service, of all his land of Trewrdre, rendering 6s. by half yearly payments, for all service. Witnesses:—Sir Lawrence son of Richard, Sir John de Mules, Master Richard de Treveribow, Sir John de Walebraus, Master Henry de Sancta Nwylina, Randulf de Rosmerin, and others. Portion of seal, effaced.
[N'hamp.] A. 7521. Release by William son and heir of the late Robert at Well (ad Fontem) of Helydene, clerk, to William Snou, of the same, and Isabel his wife, of all his right in two cottages, with courts adjacent there which the said William Snou had, for his life, by the demise of Alice his mother. Thursday after St. Luke, 11 Edward III. Seal.
N'hamp. A. 7522. Indenture of demise by Alice late the wife of Robert son of John of Charwelton, to William Snow of Heliden, for his life and a year over of two cottages in Heliden, to wit those which he had by the demise of the said Robert. Witnesses:—Sir Richard de Chadesden, rector of Charwelton and others (named). Thursday in Easter week, 4 Edward III. Seal, effaced.
[N'hamp.] A. 7523. Release by Alice, relict of the late Robert at Well (ad Fontem) of Helyden, widow, to William Snou of the same, and Isabella his wife, of all her right in two cottages in Heliden which the said William held, for his life, by her demise. Thursday after St. Luke, 11 Edward III. Seal.
[N'hamp.] A. 7524. Counterpart of demise by John Watteford, esquire, of Great Creton, to Emma Mosell of Norhampton, widow, late the wife of Richard Mosell of Norhampton 'glasyer,' and Thomas Mosell, their son, for their lives, in survivorship and 20 years over, of a messuage with houses, garden adjoining, and closes in 'le Berwardestrete' of Norhampton, at 16s. rent. 20 October, 37 Henry VI. Seal.
[N'hamp.] A. 7525. Sale by William Smyht of Weldone, to William Stormos- worthe of Zelvertoft, and Marjary his wife, of a half acre arable in Zelvertoft, on the furlong (stadium) called 'Flyhtlond.' Sunday after the Purification, 14 Richard II.
[Glouc.] A. 7526. Release by Lawrence de Tresham, to Sir Hugh le Despenser, of all his right in a place called 'Ewcoumbe' which Sir Hugh had by the gift of Sir Henry de Pennebrigge, and in all lands, tenements, woods or pastures inclosed or to be inclosed in Sir Hugh's park of 'la Musardere.' Witnesses:—Sir Henry de Botligham, Sir William Maunsel, Sir Miles de Rodebergh, knights, and others (named). Bardesleye, Monday before St. Martin in winter, 32 Edward I.
[N'hamp.] A. 7527. Feoffment by Robert Shepherd of Welton, to John Frend, Thomas Frend, Richard Warde, of Welton, and John Philipp, of a messuage with a garden adjacent, in Welton, between a tenement of John Barnard, knight, and a tenement called 'Marchall Place.' 3 January, 15 Henry VI.
[N'hamp.] A. 7528. General release by Thomas Totty, esquire, to John de Catesby. Assheby Leger, Thursday before St. Margaret, 3 Henry V. Seal.
[Warw.] A. 7529. Counterpart of demise by William de Charindon lessor (tradentem) to Roger son of John le Fraunk of Schotrith, and Isabella his wife lessees (recipientes), for the life of the said William, of a messuage and a virgate of land in Schotrith, which John Syremon formerly held in villenage of Sir John de Bisschopusdon, knight; rendering yearly eight quarters of grain (bladi), to wit 4 quarters of corn (frumenti), 3 quarters of barley, half a quarter of beans, and the like of peas, to the said William, who also reserves to himself one good (honesta) chamber with a gardrobe, with free ingress and egress, as long as he lives. Stratford on Avon, Wednesday after Palm Sunday, 11 Edward II. Portion of seal.
[Warw.] A. 7530. Feoffment by William de Alveston of Hatton, to Thomas Lovekyn of Schreueleye, of 3 half acres of arable lying dispersed in Schreueleye field. Monday before the Annunciation, 10 Edward II. Seal.
[Warw.] A. 7531. Indenture of demise by William le Clerk of Geydon, to Ralph Kuten of Derset, Christian his wife and Thomas their son, for their lives at 5s. rent, of a moiety of a messuage in Chepyngderset. Derset Magna, Friday after the Purification, 16 Edward III.
[N'hamp.] A. 7532. Indenture of exchange between Simon de Tewe of Welleton and Robert de Caldecote, of one half acre and one rood arable for the like in Welleton. Hokeday, 22 Edward [I]. Injured. Seal.
[Somers.] A. 7533. Release by Robert de Vite, to Philip Basset, of a rent of 1d. or one pair of gloves of that price due from Ralph le Tort for his land of Heliswrthe, also of the homages, reliefs, and services, &c., and all the releasor's right in the said land. Witnesses:—Sir William, parson of Wtton, Geoffrey de Kitenore, and others (named). See A. 8210.
[Essex.] A. 7534. Counterpart of a 'bill indented' between Annes Aired late the wife of Richard Aired, esquire, and William Cotton, esquire, of the one part, and Richard Riche of London, mercer, of the other, witnessing that they had delivered to his safe keeping a chest with evidences. 7 April, 32 Henry VI. English. Seal.
London. A. 7535. Indenture being the defeasance of a bond by Nicholas the prior, and the convent, of Holy Trinity, London, to John the prior, and the convent, of the Charterhouse, London, in 80l., due at the feast of St. Thomas the Martyr next; viz. on payment of 40l. in A.D. 1378, the bond to be void. 16 March, 47 Edward III. Fragments of seal.
[N'hamp.] A. 7536. Grant by Edmund de Watford, to Roger and Nicholas, his sons, for their lives, of a messuage and virgate of land in Watford. Wednesday after St. Ambrose, 23 Edward III.
[Warw.] A. 7537. Feoffment by John Holte, to John Catesby and Richard Merbrook, esquires, of all his estate in a messuage called 'Venneplace' in Toneworth, with its appurtenances and in a parcel of land there called 'Calvesley.' Monday, St. John's eve, 5 Henry VI. Seal.
[Warw.] A. 7538. Demise by Robert de Hambury, to Alice Abel, sister of Agnes Abel the wife of Nicholas Gouwer of Toneworth, for her life, of all the messuage, with a curtilage adjoining, which Richard Noreys formerly held of Thomas Durvassal, lord of Spernoure, within the manor of Tone- worth; doing to him and to the lords of the manor of Betlesworth the services due and accustomed. Wednesday the feast of St. Peter which is called 'ad Vincula,' A.D. 1830.
[Norf.] A. 7539. Counterpart indenture, being a feoffment by Eobert Clere of Ormesby, to Agnes late the wife of William Dekon, John Wiltschire, clerk, and John Kendale, of the same, of 3 roods arable there, rendering to Elizabeth, his mother, lady of the manor of Ormesby, and her successors the rents and services due therefrom, viz. 3¼d. and a half farthing according to the new composition lately made between her and the tenants of the said manor, with right of re-entry in default. Last day of October, 6 Edward IV. Three seals.
Warw. A. 7540. Feoffment by Margery Dastyn of Derset Magna, to William le Clerk, of Geydon, of 23½d. yearly rent from a half virgate of meadow in the great meadow of 'la Southende' and Herdewyk, in the said Derset, with power to cut and carry away the hay from the said land in case of default. Friday before St. Martin, 21 Edward III. Seal.
[Warw.] A. 7541. Defeasance of above grant, viz. that if the said Margery acquit the said William against the King and the lord of Derset Magna during the next ten years of the proportion of rent incumbent on the lands and tenements which he had acquired of her in Derset, the grant to be void. Sunday after St. Martin, 21 Edward III. Seal.
Underwritten: Memorandum that neither the said Margery nor her heirs, &c. have paid anything to the lord of Derset, or to the King, or to the sheriff, &c. of the services and payments incumbent on the land of 'le Hurnelonde,' for William le Clerk of Geydon, during the said ten years, so that the above grant stands.
[Warw.] A. 7542. Feoffment by Geoffrey Austyne of Hulle, to William de Teynton of Coventre, Hugh de Pakkewode, and Adam de Allesleye, of a tenement in Coventre called 'Wymondeslone,' adjoining the running water called 'Shirburne.' Witnesses:—Nicholas Michel, mayor of Coventry, Richard Frebern and Richard Keresleye, bailiffs and others (named). Thursday after the invention of the Holy Cross, 23 Edward III. Seal.
A. 7543. Bill indented, being an acquittance by Sir Guye Wolston, knight, to Sir Richard Emson, knight, for 10l. in full payment of all money due to him upon the marriage between Thomas Emson, son and heir of the said Sir Richard, and Awdry his daughter and heir. 30 May, 19 Henry VII. English. Seal.
Berks, Oxford. A. 7544. Release by Roger Poure, esquire, to Robert Conyers, knight, and Elizabeth, late the wife of John Blaket, knight, of all his right in the manors and advowsons of Takle and Seukeworth, and in all the lands and tenements they had in Takle, Seukeworth, and Wyghthull, and in 5a. land and 5a. meadow called 'le Wylde' or 'Wytheley,' in Seukeworth aforesaid. 7 July, 16 Henry VI.
Endorsed: Memorandum of enrolment before the king at Westminster, in Trinity Term, 19 Henry VI.
[Wilts.] A. 7545. Release (manumisi, vendidi et quietum clamavi) by Waleran de Bluntesdune, to Adam the clerk, son of Thomas de Argwillis of Stratton, of Ralph son of Robert Speyle with his offspring and chattels; for this Adam has given him 8s. 6d. before hand and the said Ralph has bound himself (obligavit se fide media) to pay 1d. yearly, for all service, to the said Adam. Witnesses:—Sir John, parson of Stratton, John de Gardino, and others (named). Fragment of seal.
[Linc.] A. 7546. Demise by Thomas Wodethorp, rector of the church of Tetford, Thomas Gunby, and Thomas Dymmok, of Lincoln, to Alice Copuldike, William Skipwith, knight, and others (named), for the term of her life, of the manor of Freston, which they had by her demise for term of her life. 20 April, 13 Edward IV.
[Chesh.] A. 7547. Feoffment by William de Bulkilegh, rector of the church of Chedle, and Richard de Okelegh, chaplain, to Henry del Scoles, John Gamel, and others, named, chaplains, of all the lands and tenements in Tymperlegh, with woods and commons, &c. thereto belonging which they had by the gift and feoffment of Philip Phippe. Chester, Thursday before St. George the Martyr, 48 Edward III. Seal, injured.
[Middx.] A. 7548. Feoffment by Master William de Bredstrate, John de Boveneye and Alice his wife, to John de Middilton, citizen of London, of all the lands, rents, and tenements which they had in the parishes of Wyllisdon and Endon by the gift and feoffment of Simon Godard, citizen of London; for this he has given them 95 marks before hand. Two seals.
[N'hamp.] A. 7549. Demise by John son of Robert Terry, to William son of Emma Belte, of a half acre and one rood land in Yelvertoft, for ten crops, the said John and his heirs ploughing and harrowing the said land with their own beasts at their own expense during the said term. Thursday the morrow of St. James the apostle, 17 Edward III.
[N'hamp.] A. 7550. Feoffment by Agnes Drayton late the wife of John Drayton of Welton by Daventre, widow, to John Ledyngton of Welton, of a toft and a half acre arable, one rood of arable, and one 'swat' of meadow there. Feast of the Assumption, 6 Henry IV. Seal.
Kent. &c. A. 7551. Feoffment by Thomas Lovell, Henry Marney, and Thomas Inglefeld, knights, John Erneley, and John Porte, to the King of the castle and lordship of Tonge, the manors of Swancombe, Moreworth, Swanton, Erehith, Southfrith by Tunbrigge, Kyngesdon, Drayton, Westgrenwiche, Shillingfeld in Chilham, Ifeld, Wellys, Cosyngton, Ledes, and Bromfeld, co. Kent;'the manors of Walsingham, Bircham, Oulton, Bale, Gunthorp, and Sharrington, co. Norfolk; the manors of Claretthall, Berdefeld, Thaxstede, Lachelhall, and Northfanbrigge, co. Essex; the manors of Newbury, New Wyndesore, Old Wyndesore, Stratfeld Mortymer, and Woughfeld, co. Berks; the manors of Roiston, Alington, Gilden Mardon, Armyngton, Harleton, Hardewike, Toft, Swafham Pryour, Swafham Bulbek, and Hernyngeshey, co. Cambridge; the castles of Wigmore, Nerberth, Clyfford, and Radnore, and the lordships of Commotoydour, Prestheved, Elvell, Dynas, and Bulth; the manors of Wigmore, Beriton, Elleton, Lenthale Counte, Lenthale Starkez, Lynt- wardyn, Pedwardyn, Malmehull Lacy, Wolferlowe, Waltestone, Ewyas Lacy, Penbrugge, Kyngeslane, Orleton, Mawardyn, Wynferton, Ereslane, Marcle, Nerberth, Blenleveney, Netherwode, Thornebury, Glasebury, Wodhampton, Legh, Yetton, Cranlech, Croft, Wrathrei[n]ghnon, Norton, and Beaudeley, co. Hereford and Marches of Wales; the manors of Doklington and Fynmere, co. Oxford; also the boroughs of Wareham and Waymouth, and the manors of Marshwode, Cranbourne, Tarentgundevile, Pymperne, Stupull, Wike, and Portland, co. Dorset; the manors of Sanden and Bokeland, co. Hertford; the castles of Kentles, Ludlowe, Mountgomery, and Knoklas, and the hundred of Shirbury, also the lordships of Millenyth, Ludlowe, Mountgomerye, and Mortymers Hall, and the manors of Denbigh, Clibury, Ernewode, Hugley, Staunton Lacy, and Beauley, co. Salop and Marches of Wales; the manors of Worthymortymer and Houkmortymer, co. Hants, also four messuages, land, wood, furze and heath, and 20s. rent in Great Graymesdon, co. Huntingdon; also the castles of Carlian, Uske, and Tregruke, and the lordships of Edelwogan and Uske, and the manors of Brymmeston, Wynston, Bisseley, Hamptenet, Musarden, Lyswyry, Lebenet, Trilbek, and Trigruke, co. Gloucester and the Marches of Wales; the castle and borough of Briggewater, the manors of Eston, Haygrove, Odecombe, Mulverton, Neweton Plecy, Nerecheche, Menedenip, North Pederton, and Exmore, co. Devon and Somerset; the manors of Bagshotte and Shire, co. Surrey; the castle and borough of Clare, and the manors of Erbury, Hunden, Wodhall, Sudbury, and Southwold, co. Suffolk; the manors of Hoton Panell, Hoton on the hill (super montem), and Doncastre, co. York; the manors of Bremesgrome, Norton, and Clyfton on Denied, co. Worcester; the manor of Arley, co. Stafford; and the manors of Whaddon, Stupleclayden, Cresse- lowe, Nasshe member of Birton, Agmondesham, and Wendover, co. Bucks; all which premises formerly belonged to the late King Edward IV as earl of March, and which they had lately recovered against Katharine, countess of Devon, one of the daughters and heirs of the said late king and Thomas Howard, knight, and Anne his wife, another such daughter and heir, as appears of record before the justices of the Bench in Trinity Term of the undermentioned year. 6 July, 3 Henry VIII. Signed. Five seals, one of arms (Englefield) and one broken.
Endorsed: Memorandum of enrolment on the Close Roll, 3 Henry VIII.
[Glouc.] A. 7552. Letters patent by Robert de Somery to Sir Hugh le Despenser, lord of Lougtheburgh, reciting that the said Sir Hugh had been enfeoffed by Malcolm Musard of certain lands and tenements in Doughton, Tettebury, Cherleton, and Upton, which he the said Robert had heretofore claimed as his right, and that he had released his right therein to Sir Hugh for 20 marks, paid him at Sir Hugh's hostel at Lambhethe on the undermentioned date; bond for the repayment of the said sum, at the quinzaine of St. Hilary next, should the said Malcolm succeed in establishing his title to the said tenements, and that he was competent to make an estate of inheritance thereof to the said Sir Hugh. 25 November, 7 Edward II. French. Portion of seal.
[N'hamp.] A. 7553. Defeasance of a bond by Thomas Tewe and John Tewe of Welton, to John Malore of Welton, for 40l. to be paid at Michaelmas next; and also of another bond by the said John Malore and Henry le Heyre of Welton, to Thomas Tewe of the same, for 40l. to be paid at the said date; witnessing that if the said Thomas shall stand to the arbitration of the four arbitrators, named, elected respectively on the part of Dame Joan Malore and the said John Malore, her son, and on the part of the said Thomas, concerning all actions between the said Dame Joan, her said son John, and the said Thomas, or to the arbitration of an umpire to be chosen by the said arbitrators, in case they cannot agree, then the said bond by the said Thomas and John Tewe shall be void; also if the said Dame Joan and John her son shall stand to the said arbitration, then the said bond by the said John Malore and Henry le Heyre shall be void. Morrow of St. Margaret, 7 Richard II. Two seals.
[Norf.] A. 7554. Feoffment by John Tryppe of Ormysby, John Myller of the same, and Robert Baret of Brandonferry, to William Palmer, clerk, vicar of Ormysby, William Hanyng the elder, and John Willyams, of a piece of heath with two pightles annexed, in Ormisby, lying in a place called 'le Heyth' and abutting on 'Holme dykys' and 'Barowe dykys'; which premises the grantors, with Agnes Trypp, lately had by the gift of the said Palmer, Hanyng, and Willyams. 10 June, 21 Henry VIII. Three seals, one broken.
Endorsed: Memorandum of livery of seisin on the above mentioned date in the presence of . . . . (no names given).
[Suff.] A. 7555. Grant by Geoffrey of Norwich (de Noruico), parson of the church of St. Lawrence of Cove, to the said church, in pure and perpetual alms, of all the land, with a messuage of his buying in Cove, lying between the said church and the marsh and adjoining the road to the marsh; provided however that Martin de Mautiedenia, chaplain, shall have the said land for his life, rendering 1d. on St. Lawrence's day to the parson of the said church for all service, and if the said Martin erect any buildings in the said messuage, let him do with them as he will. Witnesses:—Sir Robert de Colevill and others (named). Endorsed:—Carta iija de Cove.
[Warw.] A. 7556. Indenture of release by John Catesby and Richard Mer- brook, to Thomas Sydenhale, and Thomas Grene, of all their right in the moiety of the manor of Lappeworth which formerly belonged to Dame Rose Mountfort, and in all other lands and tenements, &c. in Lappeworth formerly belonging to her, and in the manor of Codbarowghe, and in all lands, &c. in Nuthurst, called 'Peches,' 'Sandycroftes,' 'Holwey,' 'Peloryfelde,' 'Longe Crofte,' 'Hethepeche,' and 'Byrchefelde'; also in 16d. yearly rent from a cottage in Nuthurst and in all the lands and tene- ments, &c. in Toneworth called 'Wygstones,' 'Haumvyles,' 'Goodharplonde,' 'Berfordlonde,' and 'Swanesdyche,' and in a croft which Robert atte Berne held; all which they together with the said Thomas and Thomas lately had of the gift of the said Dame Rose. 29 March, 5 Henry VI. Seal.
[Norf.] A. 7557. Feoffment by Nicholas de Bekham of Hemisby, to Simon de Steynegate of Scrouteby, and Hawise his wife, of 3 roods of land in the south field of Scrouteby. Monday after St. Ambrose, 26 Edward III. Seal, injured.
[Hunt.] A. 7558. Grant by Richard 'of' Belynbere, of Ramesaye, to Sirs Thomas Rose, chaplain, and William Belynbere, chaplain, of Granham, and Sirs Thomas Rutton and John Jakys, chaplains, of all his goods and chattels. The feast of the Conception, 1 Henry IV. Seal, injured.
[N'hamp.] A. 7559. Feoffment by Robert Baude of Lodyngton, to John Mallore of Welton, of all his tenements, rents, and reversions, &c. in Welton. 1 October, 12 Richard II. Seal.
Endorsed: Memorandum of enrolment in Banco, rotulo primo de cartis et protectionibus in Michaelmas Term of the said year.
N'hamp. A. 7560. Letter of attorney by Robert Baude to John Sou, Richard Benet, and Robert Leukenore, of Welton, to receive all his rent from all his tenants and tenements in Welton. Sunday after Easter, 9 Richard II. Seal.
[N'hamp.] A. 7561. Release by John le Baud of Lodyngton, and Rose late the wife of the late William Viel of Swyneford, widow, to John de Tuwe of Welton, and Thomas Tuwe, his son, for their lives, of all their right in the rent which the said John and Thomas used to render to them for lands and tenements in Welton. Friday before St. John the Baptist, 20 Edward III. Seal.
[N'hamp.] A. 7562. Indenture of demise by the same, to the same, for their lives and a year over, of a plot of land in Weltone, with hedges, ditches, ponds and stews (rirariis), &c. called 'le Fishwere yierd,' and 5a. arable there in 'le White Wong.' Monday after the Annunciation, 19 Edward III. Two seals, much defaced and injured.
[N'hamp.] A. 7563. Counterpart of A. 7562. Seal, injured.
[Warw.] A. 7564. Feoffment by Richard Eliis of Hattone, to Everard de Schriveleby, of 3 half acres of land in Redehulfelt, part lying on Middelfurlonk, and part at Totenhul.
[N'hamp.] A. 7565. Indenture of demise by John Mallore, knight, to John atte Brugge of Weltone, for his life, of 2a. arable, 2 roods pasture and one 'swath' of meadow, in Weltone, reserving to the grantee, his heirs or executors, on the day of his death, the last crop from the said lands, &c. Sunday after the Invention of the Holy Cross, 37 Edward III.
[Warw.] A. 7566. Feoffment by John son and heir of Richard Martyn of Thoneworthe, to Nicholas Gower, of the same, of all his lands and tene- ments there. Sunday before the Assumption, 11 Edward II. Seal, broken.
Warw. A. 7567. Letter of attorney by Elizabeth Catesby, widow, and Richard Catesby, her son, to John Burman and William Smyth, clerks, and Thomas Brayfeld alias Plome, to receive possession, for them, from Robert Catesby, 'gentilman,' son and heir of Nicholas Catesby, esquire, of all the lands, tenements, rents, and services, &c. in Bobenhill, Thurlaston, Grenburgh, and Bulkyngton, and in Ryton in the parish of Bulkyngton, which they had by the feoffment of the said Robert. 20 December, 22 Henry VII. Two seals (a cat).
Warw. A. 7568. Feoffment by Robert Catesby, 'gentilman,' son and heir of Nicholas Catesby, esquire, to Elizabeth Catesby, widow, and Richard Catesby, her son, of land, &c. as in A. 7567, which he inherited at his father's death; with letter of attorney to John Eyre, clerk, and John Faulclyff to deliver seisin. 20 December, 22 Henry VII. Seal.
Endorsed: Names of witnesses to livery of seisin.
Warw. A. 7569. Release by the said Robert to the saidElizabeth and Richard, of all his right in the said premises. 20 January, 22 Henry VII. Seal.
Calais. A. 7570. Indenture between John Harald, esquire, and John Basyng, citizen of London, and burgess of Calais, reciting that the said Basyng had granted to the said Harald a void plot of land, two parts of which he had purchased from John Newerk and others, and the third part came to him by inheritance; and that the said plot was said to be charged with [finding] two guards (gaitez) and 3s. 8d. yearly; covenant by Basyng to deliver the charters of the two parts and as to the said third part to search the books of the treasurer and should it be found that the said plot was overcharged, the said Harald should pay less, and the said Basyng should repay him that which he had paid beyond the amount due since receiving seisin of the said plot. Calais, last day of April, 19 Richard II. French.
[Glouc.] A. 7571. Grant by Richard Kynge of Kyngton, to William Clyvedon of Thornbury, of a moiety and a fourth part of one burgage with houses built thereon and curtilages in the street leading towards the church of Thornbury. 6 February, 1 Henry IV. Seal.
[Norf.] A. 7572. Feoffment by William atte Grene of Sharyngtone, merchant, dwelling in Little Walsygham, to Simon Bobe, dwelling in Walsyngham, and Agnes his wife, of 2 roods land in Walsyngham at Bekfurlong, abutting on the high road to Hoghton, and 3½ roods land in Hoghton at Bekfurlong, abutting on the meadow of the lord of 'le March.' Thursday before St. Agnes, 10 Richard II. Seal.
Norf.] A. 7573. Feoffment by Joan late the wife of Geoffrey de Causton, of Little Walsyngham, to William atte Grene of Sharyngton, of the lands described in A. 7572. 8 July, 10 Richard II. Seal.
[Norf.] A. 7574. Feoffment by Geoffrey de Derham, vicar of the church of All Saints, Great Walsingham, and John de Frenge of Little Walsingham, to Geoffrey de Causton of Little Walsingham, and Joan his wife, of land, as in A. 7572, in Little Walsingham and Houghton, which they had by the feoffment of Richard Brekewastel. Sunday after Midsummer day, 33 Edward III. Two seals.
[Wilts.] A. 7575. Charter of King Henry [I] granting to the church of St. George of Boscherville (Balcherii villa), and the monks thereof, for the safety of his soul and the souls of all his ancestors, the land of Weston and the church and the land of Avebury (Avesberia), with the lordship (dominio) and the land of Wintreborn and the church of Helis, in frank almoin, free from shire and hundred [courts], and hidage (hildrag') and wapentake and pleas of the justice of the king of murder (muldra) and theft, and of Danegeld and pontages, &c. Witnesses:—Bernard, bishop of St. Davids, John, bishop of Lisieux, William de Tankervill the chamberlain, G[eoffrey] son of Payn, at Winchester. [A.D. 1115–1129.]
[Norf.] A. 7576. Indenture being a feoffment by Robert atte Northous of Ormesby, to William Clere of the same, of a piece of meadow in the meadow of Ormesby called 'Marmewe,' in exchange for a messuage in Ormesby. Friday the feast of St. Katharine, 36 Edward III. Seal.
[Warw.] A. 7577. Release by Christian late the wife of Robert Burnel of Hodenhull, to William de Catesby, of all her right in the meadow called 'le Bruscroft' in Hodenhull, which the said William had by the gift and feoffment of Richard Geremund her father. Sunday after St. James the apostle, 16 Edward III. Seal.
[London.] A. 7578. Sale in his necessity (pro necessaria sustentacione mea vendidi forisaffidavi, quietam clamaci et presenti carta mea confirmavi) by Augustin the weaver (tellarius), to Saer son of Henry son of Reiner, for 9 marks, of land with houses &c. and 28d. quit rent due from William Colnere for land adjoining. Witnesses:—Serle the mercer (mercenario), mayor of London, Richard Renger, and Thomas Lamberd, sheriffs, Richard son of Maurice de Russi, alderman, Joceus son of Peter, and others (named). [A.D. 1221.]
[London.] A. 7579. Confirmation by Reiner the weaver (tellarius) and Rose (Roisia) daughter of Augustin the weaver, wife of the said Reiner, of the sale in A. 7578. Witnesses as above. Portion of seal. [A.D. 1221.]
N'hamp. A. 7580. Letter of attorney by William Lubbenham of Brekeles- worth and Richard Wylowghby of Norhampton, to Geoffrey Bekerton to deliver seisin to John Steward, parson of the church of Rodborne, John Hancokes, chaplain, and William Overton, of all the lands, tenements, rents and services, in Creton, which they lately had by the gift and feoffment of Thomas Haddon alias Geffesson, of Hamslape, and Alice his wife. Monday after St. Denis, 9 Henry V. Two seals.
N'hamp. A. 7581. Release by Thomas Haddon alias Geffesson, of Hamslape co. Bucks, and Alice his wife, to John Steward and others of their right in land, &c. as in A. 7580. Creton, feast of St. Luke the Evangelist, 9 Henry V. Two seals.
N'hamp. A. 7582. Letter of attorney by Thomas Haddon alias Geffesson, of Hamslape, co. Bucks, and Alice his wife, to Geoffrey Bekerton to deliver seisin to William Lubbenham of Brekelesworth, and Richard Wylowghby of Norhampton, of all the lands, tenements, rents, and services, in Creton, which they lately had by the feoffment of Robert Burdet, and Joan his wife. Thursday the feast of St. Denis, 9 Henry V. Two seals.
N'hamp. A. 7583. Feoffment by the same to the said William Lubbenham and Richard Wylowghby of land, &c. as in A. 7582. Thursday, the feast of St. Denis, 9 Henry V. Two seals.
N'hamp. A. 7584. Feoffment by the above mentioned William Lubbenham and Richard Wylowghby to John Steward, parson of the church of Rodborne, John Hancokes, chaplain, and William Overton, of the premises specified in A. 7580. Monday after St. Denis, 9 Henry V. Two seals.
Warw. A. 7585. Letter of attorney by Thomas Wydevill, John Longevill, John Barton, the younger, and William Thommes, clerk, to Gilbert Bury, clerk, and John Berd, to deliver seisin to Sir Robert Roos, knight, of the county of Lincoln, Philip Tylney, John Loterell, rector of the church of Gedney, Thomas Sutton, esquire, Thomas Meers, esquire, Thomas Clay- mond of Hale, John Wessyngton, and Robert Willyngham, of the manor and advowson of Stretton on the Fosse, and of the lands, &c. there and in Erdyngton and Sutton, which they together with William Palmer and Robert Syward, since deceased, had by the gift of Elizabeth, late lady de Clynton. 4 November, 4 Henry VI. Three seals, one injured.
[N'hamp.] A. 7586. Indenture of demise by Edmund Hynton, lord of Hynton, to Henry Hutty of Watford, 'taillour,' Alice his wife, and John their son, for their lives, of a messuage and half virgate of arable in Watford, paying 12s. yearly and 3½d. for 'le knyghtes pens' and 'Shurreves zeld.' Michaelmas day, 9 Henry IV. Seal.
[Salop.] A. 7587. Counterpart of demise by Richard Archer, 'squier,' to William Barker, William Wermot, Roger Cattystre, and Roger Barker, for ten years, at 40s. rent, of lands called 'the Newhalfeld,' 'Webbecroft,' and 'Shawebury,' enclosed by 'meres, heggys, and dyches,' from the 'Brodepit upon the parke Combe unto Chirchfeld,' and following Chirchfeld unto a mere called 'Croked Oke,' with the 'closure' between it and the new park, with leave 'to stokke and hewe uppe be the rotes all maner of busshes, thornes and trees' growing on the said land, except oak, ash, and crabtree, and also to have six hogs, yearly, in time of pannage, free, 'or elles to kepe & holde the seid londes severall in the seid tyme of pannage atte choice of the seid Ric[hard]'; and to take as much 'wode and trouse' growing on the said land as is sufficient for closure of all the said lands. Feast of the Purification, 36 Henry VI. English. Four seals, two injured.
Endorsed: 'Salop.'
[Warw.] A. 7588. Grant by John de Berkeswell, and Agnes his wife, late the wife of Giles le Waydour of Coventre, to Hugh de Toucestre, chaplain, and Giles, son of Geoffrey le Waydour, of the same, for the life of the said Agnes, of all that messuage, &c. which formerly belonged to the said Giles le Waydour in Coventre, lying opposite 'le Yrenmongeresrowe.' Tuesday after the beheading of John the Baptist, 18 Edward III. Two seals, injured.
[Warw.] A. 7589. Counterpart of demise by Hugh de Toucestre, of Coventre, chaplain, and Giles son of Geoffrey le Waydour, of the same, to Thomas le Warde, of the same, for the life of Agnes wife of John de Berkeswell, and late the wife of Giles le Waydour of Coventre, of all the tenement which lies at 'le Potteresrowe' in Coventre, which the said Hugh and Giles son of Geoffrey, had by the grant of the said John and Agnes. Monday after St. Gregory the pope, 19 Edward III.
Middx. A. 7590. Grant by John atte Hacche of Wyllesdon, to John Braynt of Hendon, Ralph Chalkhill of the same, Ralph Blood of Wyllesdon, and Richard Veyser of the same, of all his goods, debts, and chattels. 28 August, 19 Henry VI. Seal.
Middx. A. 7591. Will of John atte Hacche of Wyllesdon touching his lands and tenements, &c. in the parish of Wyllesdon, whereof John Braynt and others, as in A. 7590, were enfeoffed to his use; viz., that upon his decease they should enfeoff Agnes his wife thereof for her life with reversion to themselves for sale for the good of his soul; further, that upon his decease they should make over to the said Agnes all his goods, chattels, and debts, but should she predecease him the said goods, &c. to be disposed for his soul. 29 August, 19 Henry VI. Seal.
[Oxford.] A. 7592. Release by Thomas son of Gervase of Wauton, to Sir John de Lodbrok, knight, of his right in the lands, &c. which belonged to Master Simon de Wauton in Alkerynton and Balskote; for this Sir John gave him 40s. beforehand. Witnesses:—Thomas de Arden, John son of Wy, Hugh de Braunteston and Robert Wandard, knights and others (named). Dated at Warwick, in the eyre of Sirs John de Vallibus, William de Saham, and their fellows, justices of the king. Tuesday after St. Scolastica, 13 Edward I.
[London.] A. 7593. Release by John de Farneburgh, citizen of London, brother of Thomas de Farneburgh, citizen of London, to John Salle, 'coteller,' citizen of London, and Margaret his wife, of his right in a tenement with houses built thereon, which they had by the gift and feoffment of the said Thomas, in the parish of St. Mary Colcherche, by the Conduit, London, adjoining a tenement they then held called 'la Horsheved on the hope.' 29 May, 1 Richard II. Seal.
Endorsed: Memorandum that the above writing was read and enrolled in the Husting of London, on Monday after the Annunciation in the above mentioned year.
London. A. 7594. Feoffment by Robert Hardyng, late citizen and alderman of London, to Thomas Rychemonde, clerk, William Ilger and John Pyke, goldsmiths, John Worsopp, courthand writer, and Robert Chaunterey, fishmonger, citizens of London, of his tenement or messuage, with houses built thereon, in the parish of St. Mary Colchirche, London, adjoining a tenement belonging to the Fraternity of Corpus Christi in the Poultry, a tenement of Richard Charleton, knight, and a tenement belonging to the art or mistery of Taylors (cissorum), London; which premises he together with John Hardyng and Geoffrey Gough, of London, goldsmiths (who had released their right therein to him) lately had, to the use of the said Gough, by the gift of John Apseley, esquire. 17 December, 16 Henry VII. Portion of seal.
Endorsed: Names of witnesses to delivery of seisin: William Remyngton being then mayor of London and William Purches alderman of the Ward of Chepe, in which the said tenement is.
London. A. 7595. Release by the above mentioned John Hardyng and Geoffrey Gough, to the said Robert Hardyng, of premises as in A. 7594. 21 July, 5 Henry VII. Two seals.
[York, W.R.] A. 7596. Release by Ellota daughter and heir of Thomas the clerk of Burton in Lonisdal, son of Robert le Mercer, to Alyna, daughter of John de Rypon, of her right in a burgage in Burton. Witnesses:— Gregory, bailiff of Burton, John de Thorneton, bailiff of Youcros, John de Clapham and others (named).
[Linc.] A. 7597. Feoffment by Philip Spensar, knight, lord of Gousyl, to William de Wynceby, parson of the church of Braddeford, and William, parson of a mediety of the church of Bagendirby, of 2 marks rent in Bagendirby and Stanesby, formerly of Peter Bavent, knight. Wednesday the feast of St. Barnabas, 5 Richard II. Injured.
[Norf.] A. 7598. Feoffment by John Harald of Scrouteby, and William Bachere (?) of Ormesby, to John Deye of Scrouteby, of two pieces of arable in Scrouteby and Ormysby. Wednesday the feast of the Invention of Holy Cross, 48 Edward III. Two seals.
[Norf.] A. 7599. Feoffment by Roger Dokkyng of Strumpeshagh, John Dussyng, clerk, and John Cok of Calthorp, to William Spryggy of Strumpeshagh, John Berney, esquire, John Holer, gentleman, Robert Broom of Norwich, brewer, and William Rysyng of Strumpeshagh, of the messuages in Bokenhamferye, with lands, tenements, rents and services, waters, rush-beds (juncariis) &c. thereto belonging, in Bokenhamferye, Strumpeshagh, and Catton, which they together with John Jory of Bokenhamferye and Katharine his wife since deceased, had by the feoffment of Robert Cobbe of Bokenhamferye by deed dated Monday after St. Andrew, 2 Henry VII.; attorneys to deliver seisin, Edmund Skynner, clerk, and John Bernard of Blofeld. 16 February, 8 Henry VII. Three seals.
[Norf.] A. 7600. Feoffment by . . . . . . . . Fuller, Richard Quarell, and Edmund Congham, all of Little Walsyngham, to Agnes Browstere, of the same, Alan Dykkys, chaplain, and William Fyssher, of the same, of an acre of land in Houghton at Bekfurlong, abutting on the meadow of the lord of 'le Marche,' which they had by the feoffment of Thomas Rysby, chaplain, and John Ken . . . . together with Robert Hogon, since deceased. Thursday after the beheading of St. John the Baptist, 31 Henry VI. Injured. Portions of three seals.