Thoroton's History of Nottinghamshire: Volume 3, Republished With Large Additions By John Throsby. Originally published by J Throsby, Nottingham, 1796.
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In Thorp, Scoteby, and Rounton were two car. (fn. 1) Soc to the kings great manor of Maunsfeld.
(fn. 2) There was a writ of false judgement, 21 H: 8, between Elizabeth Fenton, widow, plaintiff, and John Hill, Thomas Capstoke, and Robert Johnson alias Robert Smith, concerning three mess. two hundred acres of land, forty of meadow, twenty of pasture, four of wood, and 10s. rent, with the appurtenances in Scofton, in the kings court of Maunsfeild in Sherwood.
The prime capital mess. in Scofton hath for some time belonged to the Jesoppes.