Close Rolls, Henry VI: March 1439

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Calendar of Close Rolls, Henry VI: Volume 3, 1435-1441. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1937.

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March 1439

March 6.
Henry Grene esquire to Walter Hungerford, Edmund Hungerford knights, John Fortescu serjeant at law, Alexander Hody and Michael Skyllyng. Recognisance for 2,000 marks, to be levied etc. in Norhamptonshire.
Condition, that within one quarter of a year after he shall take her to wife he shall make to himself and dame Constance late the wife of John Paulet knight and to the heirs male of his body by her a lawful estate in the manor of Wermester, the hundred fairs, markets etc., and the manors of Westbury, Bysshoptre, Laventon, Dycheryche co. Wiltesir, Grateley co. Suthampton and Matherne in Southwales, and in all lands etc. there, discharged of statutes merchant and of the staple, recognisances, judgments, executions and annuities whatsoever, this recognisance excepted; and if the same so discharged shall not reach the yearly value of 200l., as may be proved by advice of the said Walter and the others and the said Henry and of their counsel respectively, within half a year after such proof he shall make a like estate in other lands to make up that value, and that within half a year after taking her to wife he shall make a like estate in the reversion of lands now held for life by dame Katherine Felbrygge to the yearly value of 100 marks.
John Bailly of London esquire to Robert Acremaun citizen and 'wollepakker' of London. Bond in 10l. payable at Whitsuntide next. Dated 22 March 17 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 23 March.
Membrane 22d.
William Jardyn otherwise Gardyn of Herefordshire to John Stafforde bishop of Bath, Richard Stukeley esquire, Edmund Morys 'gentilman' and Sir William Hylle clerk of the chancery, their executors and assigns. Gift with warranty of all his goods and chattels moveable and immovable, quick and dead. Dated London, 7 February 17 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 16 February.