Close Rolls, Henry VI: 1436

Pages 95-96

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

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Membrane 24d.
John Welles citizen and grocer of London dwelling in Suthwerke co. Surrey to Arthur Ormesby esquire, Edmund Mille of Surrey and John Trebover of Suthwerke 'spicer,' their heirs, executors and assigns. Gift with warranty of all his goods and chattels moveable and immovable, quick and dead. Dated 12 June 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment in chancery at Westminster, 3 September this year.
John Martyn one of the justices of the Common Bench and John Franke clerk to Robert lord Ponyngges knight and the heirs of his body. Charter indented of a yearly rent of 40l. to be taken of the manor of Thirlyngham co. Kent, under a condition that the same shall be levied if Eleanor daughter of Eleanor lady Arundell and Mautravers, now heir apparent of the said Robert namely daughter of Richard his son, the heirs of her body, her husband or husbands shall make any alienation or feoffment breaking the entail of the said manor or any parcel thereof in fee simple, fee tail, for life or freehold, except it be for life of Eleanor the daughter, her husband or husbands, and except that the heirs male of her body may grant an estate therein for life of a wife or wives, and further that her heirs female may make an estate therein for life of a husband or husbands, but otherwise the rent shall be in suspense; and proviso that this grant shall in no wise be a charge upon the grantors, their heirs or executors, nor shall they or their heirs be troubled by writ of annuity, assize of novel disseisin or any other action by reason of non-payment of the said rent, but this grant shall merely extend to craving, levying and suing for the rent of the manor aforesaid and the tenants thereof for the time being. Dated Thirlyngham, 19 August 14 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 8 September this year.
William Palmer, son of Richard Palmer of Coventre deceased, to William Derby clerk and John Circetur, their heirs and assigns. Quitclaim with warranty of three cottages and appurtenances in Coventre in their possession, situate together in 'Fletestrete' between a tenement belonging to the fraternity of Holy Trinity on the south, a tenement now held by Walter Northfolke 'sherman' on the north and east, and the high street on the west, as shewn by metes and bounds, which cottages they had by his feoffment. Witnesses: Giles Allesley, John Essex, Richard Walforde, Walter Northfolk, Robert Bakster. Dated 8 October 15 Henry VI.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 9 October.