Staffordshire Fines
Richard II

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Institute of Historical Research

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Major-General Hon. G. Wrottesley & Rev. F. Parker (editors)

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1890

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192-205

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'Staffordshire Fines: Richard II', Staffordshire Historical Collections, vol. 11 (1890), pp. 192-205. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=52498 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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Final Concords, Staffordshire. Temp. Ric. II.

No. 1. On the Quindene of St. Michael. 1 Ric. 2.

Between William Colesone, of Waleshale, and Alice his wife, complainants, and Richard le Carter, of Pelshale, and Agnes his wife, deforciants of a moiety of a toft, 20 acres of land, 4 acres of meadow, and 2 acres of wood in Russhale and Great Barre.

Richard and Agnes remit all right to William and Alice and heirs of William, for which William and Alice gave them 100 shillings of silver.

No. 2. On the Quindene of Easter. 1 Ric. 2.

Between John Normon, of Abbots Bromleye, and Alice his wife, complainants, and John de Worthynton, of Burton, and Alice his wife, deforciants of 10 acres of land and 2 acres of meadow in Blithefeld and Bromley Bagot.

John de Worthynton and Alice remit all right to John Normon and Alice, and heirs of John, for which John Normon and Alice gave them 20 marks of silver.

No. 3. At a month from Easter Day. 1 Ric. II.

Between William Chetwynd, of Ingestre, Knight, William Dyngel, Chaplain, and John de Langeley, of Engleton, complainants, and Henry Doyly, and Isabel his wife, deforciants of two messuages, sixty acres of land, three acres of meadow, and 4½d. of rent in Coton, Befcote, and Couleye.

Henry and Isabel remit all right to the complainants and the heirs of William Dyngel, for which the complainants gave them 100 marks of silver.

No. 4. On the Morrow of St. John the Baptist. 1 Ric. II.

Between Richard de Swynfen, of Lichefeld, complainant, and Cornelius de Wyrleye, and Katherine his wife, deforciants of a shop and 4s. of rent in Lichefield.

Cornelius and Katherine remit all right to Richard and his heirs, for which Richard gave them 20 marks of silver.

No 5. On the Octaves of St. Hillary. 2 Ric. II.

Between William Hebbe, Chaplain, complainant, and Richard de Thornbury, and Dionisia his wife, deforciants of three messuages, fifty-six acres of land, twelve acres of meadow, and two acres of wood in Charteley and Gayton.

Richard and Dionisia remit all right to William and his heirs, for which William gave them 100 marks of silver.

No. 6. At three weeks from Easter. 1 Ric. II.

And afterwards recorded on the Quindene of Easter. 2 Ric. II.

Between Ralph de Ferrars, Knight, and Thomas Harecourt, Knight, complainants, and Thomas de Asteley, the younger, and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants of the manor of Elenale.

Ralph and Thomas Harecourt acknowledged the manor to be the right of Elizabeth, for which Thomas de Asteley and Elizabeth granted it to Ralph for his life at a rent of one buck yearly, at the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Mary; with remainder to Thomas de Harecourt for his life to be held at a rent of one rose by the year at the Feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist; and after his decease to revert to Thomas de Asteley and Elizabeth, and the heirs of Elizabeth for ever.

No. 7. On the Quindene of Easter. 2 Ric. II.

Between Ralph Basset, of Drayton, Knight, complainant, and John Huggon, of Wedenesbury, and Agnes his wife, deforciants of eight acres of land, and four acres of pasture in Benteley.

John and Agnes remit all right to Ralph and his heirs, for which Ralph gave them 10 marks of silver.

No. 8. On the Quindene of Easter. 2 Ric. II.

Between Ralph Bassett, of Drayton, Knight, complainant, and William Coleson, and Alice his wife, deforciants of fifty acres of land, two acres of meadow, five acres of pasture, and three acres of moor in Benteley.

William and Alice remit all right to Ralph and his heirs, for which Ralph gave them 100 marks of silver.

No. 9. On the Quindene of Easter. 2 Ric. II.

Between Ralph Basset, of Drayton, Knight, complainant, and Thomas Hecstall, and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants of thirty acres of land, five acres of pasture, and five acres of moor in Benteley.

Thomas and Elizabeth remit all right to Ralph and his heirs, for which Ralph gave them 20 marks of silver.

No. 10. On the Quindene of St. Michael. 3 Ric. II.

Between Nicholas, Parson of the church of Bukkeby, complainant, and Cornelius de Wyrleye, and Katherine his wife, deforciants of 30s. 10½d. of rent in [W]ylmondecote.

Cornelius and Katherine remit all right to Nicholas and his heirs, for which Nicholas gave them 20 marks of silver.

No. 11. On the Octaves of St. John the Baptist. 3 Ric. II.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of St. Hillary. 3 Ric. II.

Between Thomas de Nevill, and Joan his wife, complainants, and William de Furnyvall, deforciant of the manor of Alveton, which Joan, formerly wife of Thomas de Furnyvall held as dower of the inheritance of William.

William granted the reversion of the said manor, after Joan's decease, to Thomas and Joan his wife and their issue. Rendering to him for his life, after Joan's decease, if he should survive her, £40 at the Feasts of St. Michael and Easter by equal portions, and if Thomas and Joan his wife died without issue, the manor to revert to William and his heirs. For this grant Thomas and Joan gave 100 marks. Made by virtue of the King's precept.

No. 12. On the Quindene of St. Hillary. 3 Ric. II.

Between Thomas Bowyer, and Katherine his wife, complainants, by William atte Wode her attorney, and William, son of John de Morton, of Congelton, and Margery his wife, deforciants of a third part of two parts of the manor of Knypresley.

William and Margery remit all right to the said third part which Margery held as dower, to Thomas and Katherine and the heirs of Katherine, for which Thomas and Katherine gave them 100 marks of silver.

No. 13. At three weeks from the day of St. Michael. 4 Ric. II.

Between John Dunclent and Alice his wife, and William Reynald, Chaplain, complainants, and John Burdon and Alice his wife, deforciants of a messuage, a toft, sixty acres of land, and six acres of meadow in Brome-nextClent.

John Burdon and Alice remit all right to the complainants and heirs of John Dunclent, for which the complainants gave them 100 marks of silver.

No. 14. On the Morrow of All Souls. 4 Ric. II.

Between Richard Olyver, of Burton-on-Trent, complainant, and William Bonde and Agnes his wife, deforciants of a messuage in Burton-on-Trent.

William and Agnes remit all right to Richard and his heirs, for which Richard gave them 10 marks of silver.

No. 15. At a month from the day of St. Michael. 6 Ric. II.

Between Henry de Delves, complainant, and Geoffrey le Stryngere, of Newcastle-under-Lime, and Agnes his wife, deforciants of three messuages and ten acres of land in Newcastle-under-Lime, Knutton, and Great Clayton.

Geoffrey and Agnes acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Henry, for which he granted them to Geoffrey and Agnes for their lives at a rent of a rose yearly, with reversion to Henry and his heirs for ever.

No. 16. At a month from the day of St. Michael. 6 Ric. II.

Between William Port, Chaplain, and Roger Levedene, Chaplain, complainants, and Hugh Smyth, of Shareshull, and Edith his wife, deforciants of a toft in Wolvernehampton.

Hugh and Edith remit all right to William and Roger and the heirs of William, for which William and Roger gave them 100 shillings of silver.

No. 17. On the Quindene of Holy Trinity. 6 Ric. II.

Between Robert de Onyleye, Chaplain, complainant, and John del Forde, of Chedle, and Alice his wife, deforciants of a messuage, forty acres of land, and three acres of meadow in Chedle.

John and Alice remit all right to Robert and his heirs, for which Robert gave them 100 marks of silver.

No. 18. On the Quindene of Holy Trinity. 6 Ric. II.

Between John Obdon and John Elynhale, complainants, and Walter Stafford and Agnes his wife, deforciants of three messuages, two carucates of land, ten acres of meadow, and 10s. of rent in Stafford and Levedale.

Walter and Agnes grant the said tenements to the complainants, to be held by them and the heirs of John Obdon, and for this grant the complainants gave them 100 marks of silver.

No. 19. On the Morrow of St. John the Baptist. 8 Ric. II.

Between Thomas Beche, of Stafford, and Cristina his wife, complainants, and William Louk, of Neuport, and Scolastica his wife, deforciants of a messuage in Stafford.

William and Scolastica remit all right to Thomas and Cristina and heirs of Thomas, for which Thomas and Cristina gave them 10 marks of silver.

No. 20. On the Octaves of St. Hillary. 8 Ric. II.

Between John, son of Adam de Grendon, complainant, and Fulke de Pembrugg, Knight, and Margaret his wife, deforciants of the manor of Cublesdon.

John acknowledged the said manor to be the right of Margaret, for which Fulke and Margaret granted it to John for his life, at a rent of £10 sterling yearly, with reversion to Fulke and Margaret and the heirs of Margaret for ever.

No. 21. On the Octaves of Holy Trinity. 8 Ric. II.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of St. Michael. 9 Ric. II.

Between James de Boghay and Elizabeth his wife, complainants, and Henry Clerk, of Coventre, and Joan his wife, daughter of John de Whitemore, deforciants of a moiety of the manor of Whytemore.

Henry and Joan remit all right to James and Elizabeth and the heirs of James, for which James and Elizabeth gave them 100 marks of silver.

No. 22. On the Morrow of the Purification. 9 Ric. II.

Between William de Whitemore, of Radewode, complainant, and John de Betteley and Alice his wife, deforciants of a messuage, eighty acres of land, four acres of meadow, and a moiety of a messuage, thirty acres of land, and 16s. 8d. of rent in Radewode and Chaldon.

John and Alice remit all right to William and his heirs, for which William gave them 100 marks of silver.

No. 23. On the Morrow of the Ascension. 9 Ric. II.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of Holy Trinity. 9 Ric. II.

Between Edmund Bradeley, complainant, and William atte Wode, and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants of a moiety of a messuage, and twelve acres of land in Esyngton.

William and Elizabeth remit all right to Edmund and his heirs, for which Edmund gave them 10 marks of silver.

No. 24. On the Octaves of St. Michael. 10 Ric. II.

Between Thomas le Bower and Katherine his wife, complainants, and Emma le Bower, deforciant of the manor of Knypresley.

Thomas and Katherine acknowledged the said manor to be the right of Emma, for which Emma granted it to them and their issue at a rent of 60s. yearly during Emma's life; and if they died without issue, to remain to the right heirs of Katherine, quit of the said rent for ever.

No. 25. At three weeks from the day of St. Michael. 10 Ric. II.

Between Juliana, formerly wife of Robert de Knyghteley, and John de Knyghteleye her son, complainants, and John de Launde and Sibilla his wife, deforciants of a messuage, ten acres of meadow, four acres of wood, and a moiety of a virgate of land in Couley.

John de Launde and Sibilla remit all right to Juliana and John de Knyghteleye, and the heirs of John, for which Juliana and John gave them 20 marks of silver.

No. 26. On the Quindene of Easter Day. 10 Ric. II.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of Holy Trinity. 10 Ric. II.

Between William Cubbok, complainants, and William de Halum and Alice his wife, deforciants of a messuage in Acton.

William de Halum and Alice remit all right to William Cubbok and his heirs, for which William Cubbok gave them 10 marks of silver.

No. 27. On the Quindene of Easter. 11 Ric. II.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of Holy Trinity. 11 Ric. II.

Between Nicholas de Kyncheale, Parson of the church of Buckeby, Simon de Lichefeld, Clerk, and John Chaloner, Chaplain, complainants, and William de Burton and Joan his wife, deforciants of three messuages in Faresleye.

William and Joan remit all right to the complainants and heirs of Nicholas, for which Nicholas, Simon, and John gave them 20 marks of silver.

No. 28. On the Morrow of the Ascension. 12 Ric II.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of Holy Trinity. 12 Ric. II.

Between Thomas de Copenhale, Vicar of the church of Wybbenbury, and Richard de Buyrton, Chaplain, complainants, and William de Stonylowe and Matilda his wife, deforciants of a messuage, one toft, one virgate of land, and four acres of wood in Madelegh and Keel.

William and Matilda remit all right to Thomas and Richard, and heirs of Thomas, for which Thomas and Richard gave them 20 marks of silver.

No. 29. On the Quindene of Easter. 12 Ric. II.

Between William Ilsshawe, complainant, and Walter Lynley, of Coventre, and Rose his wife, deforciants of a messuage, thirty acres of land, and six acres of meadow in Penkerych and Pylatenhale.

Walter and Rose remit all right to William and his heirs, for which William gave them 20 marks of silver.

No. 30. At a month from Easter Day. 12 Ric. II.

Between Thomas de Everdon, and John de Gunston, complainants, and John de Onne and Sibil his wife, deforciants of a messuage, six acres of land, and one acre of meadow in Bisshebury.

John de Onne and Sibil remit all right to the complainants, for which they grant the said tenements to John de Onne and Sibil, and the heirs of Sibil for ever.

No. 31. At a month from Easter Day. 12 Ric. II.

Between Thomas de Whichenore, of Lichefeld, and Margaret his wife, complainants, and John Luttele, of Whitynton, and Elena his wife, deforciants of a messuage in Lichefeld.

John and Elena remit all right to Thomas and Margaret and the heirs of Thomas, for which Thomas and Margaret gave them 10 marks of silver.

No. 32. At three weeks from Easter Day. 13 Ric. II.

Between John Hyde, Chaplain, and Henry Cotesmore, Chaplain, complainants, and Hugh Burnell, Knight, and Joyce his wife, deforciants of the manor of Bobynton.

Hugh and Joyce remit all right to John and Henry, and heirs of John, for which John and Henry gave them 200 marks of silver.

No. 34. (fn. 1) On the Morrow of St. Martin. 13 Ric. II.

Between John, son of Geoffrey Charmon, of Brusenh[u]ll, complainant, and Simon Clerk, of Albryghton, and Margaret his wife, deforciants of a messuage, four acres of land, and one acre of meadow in Halughton.

Simon and Margaret remit all right to John and his heirs, for which John gave them 10 marks of silver.

No. 35. At a month from Easter Day. 13 Ric. II.

Between William Naysshe, John Marchall and Adam de Fulford, Chaplain, complainants, and Ralph de Houton and Ermetrude his wife, James de Boghay and Elizabeth his wife, and Henry Clerk, of Ruyton, and Joan his wife, deforciants of an acre of land in Bydulf, and the advowson of the church of the same vill.

Ralph and Ermetrude, James and Elizabeth, and Henry and Joan granted the said land and advowson to the complainants and heirs of John, for which the complainants gave them 100 marks of silver.

No. 36. At a month from the day of St. Michael. 14 Ric. II.

Between Henry Broun and William de Strethay, complainants, and Robert de Folton and Joan his wife, deforciants of two messuages, fourteen acres of land, two acres of pasture, and a moiety of a messuage in Lychefeld and Morwhale.

Henry and William acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Joan, for which Robert and Joan granted them to Henry and William and heirs of Henry for ever.

No. 37. On the Quindene of St. Michael. 14 Ric. II.

Between Sampson de Clyfton, Thomas de Podmore and Walter Amicelle, of Haywode, complainants, and Henry le Stryngere and Agnes his wife deforciants of a moiety of four messuages, two tofts, and ten acres of land in the vill of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Clayton, Gryffyn, and Penkhull.

Henry and Agnes remit all right to the complainants and the heirs of Thomas, for which the complainants gave them £20 sterling.

No. 38. On the Quindene of St. Michael. 14 Ric. II.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of St. Hillary. 14 Ric. II.

Between John de Dymmesdale, Chaplain, complainant, and Ralph, son of Richard de Smalwode, and Alice his wife, deforciants of a messuage, a toft, and four acres of land in the vill of Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Ralph and Alice remit all right to John and his heirs, for which John gave them 10 marks of silver.

No. 39. On the Morrow of St. Martin. 14 Ric. II.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of St. Hillary. 14 Ric. II.

Between Nicholas de Bradeshawe, complainant, and John de Burgh and Alice his wife, deforciants of a messuage in Stafford, which John Bochard held for life, of the inheritance of Alice. John and Alice granted the reversion after John Bochard's death to Nicholas, and his heirs, for which Nicholas gave them 10 marks of silver.

No. 40. At a month from Easter Day. 14 Ric. II.

Between Richard Walton, of Lichefeld, the elder, complainant, and William Housom, of York, and Margaret his wife, deforciants of a fourth part of seven messuages, and twenty acres of land in Lichefeld.

William and Margaret remit all right to Richard and his heirs, for which Richard gave them £20 sterling.

No. 41. On the Morrow of the Ascension. 14 Ric. II.

Between Richard de Grendon, Parson of the Church of Blore, and John Wylymot, Parson of the Church of Creswall, complainants, and Peter de Careswall, Knight, and Mary his wife, deforciants of the manor of Littilwode.

Peter and Mary remit all right to John and Richard and the heirs of John, for which Richard and John gave them 100 marks of silver.

No. 33. At a month from Michaelmas. 15 Ric. II.

Between Thomas de Bradeleye, Clerk, and William de Werlascroft, complainants, and Edmund Botilere and Isolda his wife, deforciants of a moiety of the manor of Engulton near Brewode.

Edmund and Isolda, remit all right to Thomas and William, and the heirs of Thomas, for which the complainants gave them 100 marks of silver.

No. 42. On the Morrow of All Souls. 15 Ric. II.

Between John Morell, complainant, and John Hauke and Joan his wife John de Belepere and Elizabeth his wife, and John de Drayton and Matilda his wife, deforciants of a messuage, three-and-a-half acres of land, and one rood of meadow in Bromlegh Bagod.

The deforciants remit all right to John Morell and his heirs, for which John Morell gave them 10 marks of silver.

No. 43. On the Morrow of All Souls. 15 Ric. II.

Between Henry Wryde, of Brodeoke, complainant, and William of the Walle, of Chedell, and Agnes his wife, deforciants of a messuage, 40 acres of land, five acres of meadow, and four acres of wood in Kyngesley.

William and Agnes remit all right to Henry and his heirs, for which Henry gave them 100 marks of silver.

No. 44. On the Morrow of St. Martin. 15 Ric. II.

Between John Knyghteleye, complainant, and John Cobham and Joan his wife, deforciants of the manor of Ronton.

John Knyghteleye acknowledged the said manor to be the right of Joan, for which John Cobham and Joan granted it to him for his life, at a rent of a rose yearly, to revert after his death, to John Cobham and Joan, and the heirs of Joan for ever.

No. 45. At a month from the day of St. Michael. 15 Ric. II.

Between Henry Blore, Chaplain, Robert atte More, Chaplain, John Pyghtesley, Thomas Sheter and Thomas More, complainants, and John Cruys, Knight, and Matilda his wife, deforciants of the manor of Verdon manor in Elaston. (fn. 2)

John Cruys and Matilda remit all right to the complainants and heirs of Thomas, for which the complainants gave them £100 sterling.

No. 46. On the Octaves of St. Martin. 15 Ric. II.

Between William, son of Henry Corbyn, complainant, and John Goldsmyth and Edith his wife, and Roger Balle and Felicia his wife, deforciants of a virgate of land in Lutteleye.

John and Edith, and Roger and Felicia remit all right to William and his heirs, for which William gave them 100s. of silver.

No. 47. On the Quindene of St. Martin. 15 Ric. II.

Between William Sauvage, Ralph Cobeham, and Thomas Joop, complainants, and John Cobeham and Joan his wife, deforciants of the manor of Ronton.

And afterwards recorded on the Quindene of St. Michael. 17 Ric. II., after the death of the said Joan; between the said William, Ralph, and Thomas, complainants, and John, deforciant.

John and Joan acknowledged the said manor to be the right of the complainants, for which they granted that the said manor, which John Knyghtley held for life, should remain after his death to John Cobeham and Joan, and their male issue, and failing such issue, to the right heirs of Joan for ever.

No. 48. At a month from Easter Day. 15 Ric. II.

Between Roger de Greseley, Edmund Toly, John Abel, of Caldewall, and John de Yoxhale, complainants, and John Greseley, Knight, and Joan his wife, deforciants of the manor of Colton, called Marchalles and Gryffyns, (fn. 3) and four messuages, sixty acres of land, twelve acres of meadow, sixty acres of moor, and 20s. 6d. of rent in Colton and Wolseley, and the advowson of the Church of Colton.

John Greseley and Joan acknowledged the said manor, etc., to be the right of the complainants, for which they granted them to John Greseley and Joan for their lives, with remainder to Thomas Greseley and Margaret his wife, and their issue, and failing such issue, to remain to the right heirs of John Greseley for ever.

No. 49. On the Morrow of the Ascension. 15 Ric. II.

Between Henry Broun, complainant, and Robert Wardelowe and Joan his wife, deforciants of a moiety of a messuage in Lychefeld.

Robert and Joan remit all right to Henry and his heirs, for which Henry gave them 100s. of silver.

No. 50. At York. On the Octaves of St. Martin. 16 Ric. II.

Between Richard Tylere, of Great Saredon, and Robert Bounde, of Little Saredon, complainants, and William in le Putte, of Little Saredon, and Felicia his wife, deforciants of two messuages, 100 acres of land, seven acres of meadow, and six acres of pasture in Shareshull, Great Saredon, and Little Saredon.

William and Felicia acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of the complainants, for which they granted them to William and Felicia, for their lives, with remainder to William their son, and his male issue, and failing such, to Thomas, brother of the said William, son of William and Felicia, and his male issue, and failing such, to Richard, brother of the said Thomas, for his life, and after his decease they shall remain to the right heirs of Felicia for ever.

No. 51. At York. At a month from the day of St. Michael. 16 Ric. II.

Between John de Hulme and John Loksmyth, of Newcastle-under-Lyme, complainants, and James del Boghay and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants of the manors of Whitemore and Bydulf, and two messuages, three bovates of and, and 40s. of rent in Bukkenhale, and a fifth part of the manor of Aundesley.

James and Elizabeth acknowledged the said manors, etc., to be the right of the complainants, for which they granted them to James and Elizabeth for their lives excepting 10 marks of rent; with remainder to John their son, and Margaret his wife, and their issue, and failing such, to the right heirs of Elizabeth for ever.

No. 52. On the Morrow of the Ascension. 16 Ric. II.

Between Thomas Tikhill and John de Hunston, of Derby, complainants, and William Groos, of Derby, and Dionisia his wife, deforciants of four messuages, seventy acres of land, twenty acres of meadow, and two acres of wood in Amburton, Cherteley, Gayton, and Grenley.

William and Dionisia acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of the complainants, for which they granted them to William and Dionisia, and their issue, and failing such issue, to the right heirs of William for ever.

No. 53. At a month from Easter Day. 16 Ric. II.

Between John de Knyghteley and Elizabeth his wife, complainants, and Elias de Burgh and Alice his wife, deforciants of a messuage, a virgate of land, four acres of meadow and four acres of wood in Overbourgh.

Elias and Alice granted the said tenements to John and Elizabeth, and their issue, and failing such, to remain to the right heirs of John; and for this grant John and Elizabeth gave 100 marks of silver.

No. 54. On the Morrow of the Ascension. 16 Ric. II.

Between John Marchall, of Betteley, complainant, and John Geffray, of Salop, and Alice his wife, deforciants of the manor of Adbaston.

John Geffray and Alice remit all right to John Marchall and his heirs, for which John Marchall gave them 100 marks of silver.

No. 55. On the Morrow of St. John the Baptist. 17 Ric. II.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of St. Michael. 17 Ric. II.

Between John Bradeley, complainant, and William Dyghere and Alice his wife, and Henry Thomkyns and Margery his wife, deforciants, of five messuages, three tofts, eighty acres of land, eight acres of meadow, six acres of pasture, and six acres of wood in Wolvernehampton and Esyngton.

William and Alice, and Henry and Margery acknowledged the right of John and his heirs, and granted that one messuage, one toft, thirty-six acres of land, and a moiety of three messuages, one toft, eight acres of land, eight acres of meadow, six acres of pasture, and six acres of wood, of the said tenements which Nicholas Putte held for life by the courtesy of England, and also that one messuage, one toft, thirty-six acres of land and a moiety of three messuages, one toft, eight acres of land, eight acres of meadow, six acres of pasture, and six acres of wood, of the said tenements, which William atte Wode held for life by the courtesy of England of the inheritance of Alice and Margery on the day on which this agreement was made, after the decease of Nicholas and William atte Wode, should remain to John and his heirs, and for this grant John gave the deforciants £20 sterling.

No. 56. At a month from Michaelmas. 17 Ric. II.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of St. Hillary. 17 Ric. II.

Between Thomas de Meysham, complainant, and Henry Bromleye, of Lichefeld, and Alice his wife, deforciants, of two messuages and sixteen acres of land in Lichefeld which Richard Walton, of Lychefeld, and Margery his wife, held for the life of Margery, of the inheritance of Alice. Henry and Alice remit all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them 20 marks of silver.

No. 57. On the Quindene of St. Hillary. 17 Ric. II.

Between John Phelipottes, of Enefeld, complainant, and Henry Morff and Katherine his wife, deforciants of eight acres of land in Bobynton, which Idonia atte Lee held for life of the inheritance of Katherine. Henry and Katherine granted the reversion of the said tenements, after Idonia's death, to John and his heirs, for which John gave them 10 marks of silver.

No. 58. On the Octaves of the Purification. 17 Ric. II.

Between Margery, formerly the wife of Thomas de Bresenhull, complainant, and Thomas Hancokes, of Eyton, and Isabel his wife, deforciants of a messuage, a virgate of land, and three acres of meadow in Alreston.

John and Isabel remit all right to Margery and her heirs, for which Margery gave them 10 marks of silver.

No. 59. On the Quindene of Easter. 17 Ric. II.

Between John de Horesley, Chaplain, complainant, and William de Sogunhull and Juliana his wife, deforciants of two messuages and three acres of land in Eccleshale and Wo[tto]n.

William and Juliana acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of John, for which he granted them to William and Juliana for their lives, at a rent of one rose yearly, and to revert after their death to John and his heirs for ever.

No. 60. On the Octaves of St. Hillary. 17 Ric. II.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of Holy Trinity. 18 Ric. II.

Between Thomas atte Walle, of Little Haywode, Chaplain, and Nicholas Baxter, complainants, and William Chisnale and Katherine his wife, deforciants of the manor of Syrescote, and a messuage and twenty acres of land in Wygynton, which John Parker held for a term of fifty years, of the inheritance of Katherine.

William and Katherine granted the reversion of the said manor, etc., after the above term to the complainants, for which the complainants gave them 100 marks of silver.

No. 61. On the Morrow of All Souls. 19 Ric. II.

Between John de Rossyndale, Chaplain, and Thomas Gilbart, Chaplain, complainants, and Ralph de Houton and Ermentrude his wife, deforciants of the manor of Derlaston.

Ralph and Ermentrude acknowledged the said manor to be the right of the complainants, for which they granted it to them for their lives, with remainder to William, son of Ralph de Houton and Elena his wife, and their issue, and failing such issue, to remain to the right heirs of Ermentrude for ever.

No. 62. On the Octaves of Holy Trinity. 19 Ric. II.

Between William Hethe, Chaplain, complainant, and Richard Boys and Alice his wife, deforciants of sixteen acres of land, two acres of meadow, and a moiety of a messuage in Newebolt.

Richard and Alice remit all right to William and his heirs for which William gave them 20 marks of silver.

No. 63. At a month from Easter Day. 19 Ric. II.

Between Edmund atte Lowe, complainant, and John Barnthurst, the younger, deforciant of the manor of Tresele (Trysull), and a toft and three carucates of land in Wolmere.

John remitted all right to Edmund and his heirs, for which Edmund gave him £100 sterling.

No. 64. On the Octaves of St. John the Baptist. 19 Ric. II.

Between William Ilshawe, complainant, and Thomas Marchall, of the Croschepynge of Coventre, (fn. 4) and Agnes his wife, deforciants of a messuage and twenty acres of land in Pylatenhale and Wolgaston.

Thomas and Agnes remit all right to William and his heirs for which William gave them 20 marks of silver.

No. 65. On the Octaves of St. John the Baptist. 19 Ric. II.

Between William Ilshawe, complainant, and Alexander Ferrour and Alice his wife, deforciants of two messuages, sixty acres of land, and ten acres of meadow in Pyletonhale, Pencrich, Otherton, and Huntydon.

Alexander and Alice remit all right to William and his heirs, for which William gave them 100 marks of silver.

No. 66. On the Quindene of Easter. 19 Ric. II.

And afterwards recorded on the Quindene of Holy Trinity. 19 Ric. II.

Between Walter Blount, Knight, complainant, and John Whiteside, of Chisulden, and Margaret his wife, deforciants of the manor of Falde, which Agnes, formerly the wife of John Cursoun, held for life of the inheritance of Margaret.

John and Margaret grant the reversion of the said manor, after the death of Agnes, to Walter and his heirs, for which he gave them 100 marks of silver.

No. 67. On the Octaves of St. Michael. 20 Ric. II.

Between William Mareschall, of Betteley, complainant, and John Anyn and Emma his wife, deforciants of a messuage, five acres of land, and one acre of meadow in Betteley.

John and Emma remit all right to William and his heirs, for which William gave them 20 marks of silver.

No. 68. On the Octaves of St. Michael. 20 Ric. II.

Between John Hondale, of Shareshull, Chaplain, and Richard Tyler, of Great Saredon, complainants, and William Pynson, son of William Pynson, and Alice his wife, deforciants of a messuage, sixteen acres of land, two acres of meadow, and one acre of moor in Great Saredon, and Little Saredon.

William and Alice remit all right to the complainants, for which John and Richard gave them 20 marks of silver.

No. 69. On the Morrow of All Souls. 20 Ric. II.

Between John Wryght, of Oncote, complainant, and John, son of Simon Mulward, of Penkele, and Agnes his wife, and Henry Lylye, of Boterton, deforciants of a messuage, and thirty acres of land in Boterton.

John, son of Simon, Agnes, and Henry remit all right to John Wright and his heirs for which John Wryght gave them 20 marks of silver.

No. 70. On the Quindene of Holy Trinity. 20 Ric. II.

Between William le Bowyer and Margaret his wife, complainants, and Thomas le Bowyer, of Newcastle-under-Lyme, and Katherine his wife, deforciants of three messuages, 164 acres of land, 20 acres of meadow, 40 acres of pasture, and 20 acres of wood in Knypuresley.

Thomas and Katherine granted the said tenements to William and Margaret and their issue; to be held at a rent of a rose yearly; and if they died without issue, to revert to Thomas and Katherine, and to the heirs of Katherine for ever; and for this grant, William and Margaret gave 100 marks of silver.

No. 71. At a month from Easter Day. 20 Ric. II.

Between Edmund Lowe and Alianora his wife, complainants, and Roger Lowe and John Prestwode, deforciants of the manor of Whityngton.

Edmund acknowledged the said manor to be the right of Roger, for which Roger granted it to Edmund and Alianora, and their issue; with remainder to the right heirs of Edmund.

No. 72. On the Quindene of Easter. 20 Ric. II.

Between Roger de Longrugg, Nicholas de Braddeshawe, and John Colclogh, complainants, and John Wolaston and Isabel his wife, deforciants of seven messuages, two carucates of land, sixteen acres of meadow, six acres of wood, and 2s. of rent in Walton, near Stone and Chatewalle.

John Wolaston and Isabel remit all right to the complainants, for which the complainants gave them 100 marks of silver.

No. 73. At a month from the day of St. Michael. 21 Ric. II.

Between John del Hethe, of Aston, and Margery his wife, complainants, and William de Donsowe and Felicia his wife, deforciants of a messuage and an acre of land in Aston-on-le Colefeld.

William and Felicia remit all right to John and Margery, and the heirs of John, for which John and Margery gave them 10 marks of silver.

No. 74. At three weeks from Easter Day. 21 Ric. II.

Between John Morell and Joan his wife, and Ralph Morell, Clerk, complainants, and John Brokhole and Agnes his wife, deforciants of fifteen acres of land, one acre of meadow, and a moiety of a messuage in Bromley Bagot.

John Brokhole and Agnes remit all right to the complainants, for which the complainants gave them 10 marks of silver.

No. 75. At a month from Easter Day. 21 Ric. II,

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of Holy Trinity. 21 Ric. II.

Between Robert de Swynfen, John de Aylesbury, Chaplain, John West, of Elmehurst, and John Powere, complainants, and Thomas Broun, of Curburgh, and Margery his wife, deforciants of five messuages, one toft, twenty-eight and a-half acres of land, and four acres of pasture in Lychefeld.

Thomas and Margery granted the said tenements to the complainants, of which they held one messuage and four and a-half acres of land, and they also granted that four messuages, the said toft, twenty-four acres of land, and the pasture, which Richard Russell, of Shrewsbury, and Joan his wife, held for the term of Joan's life, of the inheritance of the aforesaid Margery, on the day on which this agreement was made, should revert to the complainants, after the death of Joan, and for this grant the complainants gave to Thomas and Margery 100 marks.

No. 76. On the Morrow of St. Martin. 22 Ric. II.

Between John Paulyn, Chaplain, complainant, and William Brompton, and Margery his wife, deforciants of four messuages, two shops, one garden, fourteen acres of land, two acres of meadow, and half an acre of pasture in Newcastle-under-Lyme.

William and Margery acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of John, for which he granted them to the said William and Margery for their lives, with remainder to William Skitby and Elena his wife, and their issue, and failing such issue, to the issue of Elena, and failing such issue, to Katherine, Elena's sister, and her issue, and failing such issue, to the right heirs of Margery for ever.

No. 77. At three weeks from the day of St. Michael. 22 Ric. II.

Between James de Draycote, complainant, and William Roweton and Felicia his wife, John Gaweley and Joan his wife, and John Justice, deforciants of forty-two acres of land in Kyngeley and Brodoke.

The deforciants remitted all right to James and his heirs, for which James gave them 10 marks of silver.

No. 78. At three weeks from the day of St. Michael. 22 Ric. II.

Between Stephen Batkyn, complainant, and John Salford, of Hampton, and Alice his wife, deforciants of a messuage, and twenty acres of land in Hildurston.

John and Alice remit all right to Stephen and his heirs, for which Stephen gave them 10 marks of silver.

No. 79. On the Morrow of the Ascension. 22 Ric. II.

Between William Walters, complainant, and John Wynnesbury and Joan his wife, deforciants of three messuages, forty acres of land, and two acres of meadow in Pencrych.

John and Joan granted the said tenements to William and his heirs, for which William gave them £20 sterling.

No. 1. At a month from Easter. . . .

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of Holy Trinity. (fn. 5) []

Between Adam de Peshale, Knight, complainant, and Thomas de Thomenhorn and Alice his wife, deforciants of the manors of Tomenhorn and Ruggeley, eight messuages, one toft, one carucate and thirty acres of land, 120 acres of meadow. . . . of pasture, ten acres of wood, one wear, the bailiwick of Puysbaillie (fn. 6) in Cannok, and 13s. 4d. of rent . . . Wyginton, Tymmore, and Whytyngton.

Thomas and Alice acknowledged the said . . . wear and bailiwick to be the right of the said Adam, of which the same Adam held the said manors, six messuages, the toft, three acres of meadow . . . of the gift of Thomas and Alice. And for this Adam granted to Thomas and Alice, the said manors, tenements, wear, and bailiwick, to be held by them and their issue, at a rent of a rose yearly, at the Feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. And Adam further granted that a messuage which John Edson, and Agnes his wife held for life, and a messuage which Adam Littell and Alice his wife held for life, on the day on which this agreement was made, shall, after their decease, remain to the said Thomas and Alice and their issue, and failing such issue, the manors, tenements, wear, and bailiwick, shall revert to Adam de Peshale and his heirs for ever.

Footnotes

1 No. 33 follows No. 41.
2 Ellaston was a double manor, one part being held by the Verdons, of Alton, and the other part by the Longfords, of Longford, co. Derby.
3 Colton was a double manor, one part being held by the Wasteneys, and after them by the Gresleys, and the other part by the Griffins and Mareschalls. As in most cases of double manors these parts were held under different overlords, the Wasteneys holding under the Stafford Barony, and the Griffins under the Fitzalans.
4 De Croschepynge de Couentre.
5 This fine is included amongst those of Edward III at the Record Office, but the names of the Justices on the Bench on the day it was levied, show conclusively it is a fine of 22 Ric. II.
6 Namely, the bailiwick formerly held by the family of Dupuis or de Puteo.