Fines of mixed counties
Henry IV and V

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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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223-227

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'Fines of mixed counties: Henry IV and V', Staffordshire Historical Collections, vol. 11 (1890), pp. 223-227. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=52502 Date accessed: 24 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Fines of Mixed Counties. Temp. Hen. IV.

On the Morrow of the Purification. 2 Hen. IV.

And afterwards recorded on the Quindene of Easter. 2 Hen. IV.

Between Robert, Parson of the Church of Broughton, Edmund Wolfe, Dean of Asteley, William Moreton, Chaplain, and Nicholas Palmer, complainants, and William Weylond and Hawise his wife, deforciants of twelve messuages and twelve virgates of land in Sharneford and Aston Flamvylle, in co. Leycestre; and of a messuage and a carucate of land in Hyntes, in co. Stafford; and of three messuages and three and a half virgates of land in Hathe-cotwarde and Oslaston and Coulond, in co. Derby.

William Weylond and Hawise his wife acknowledged the right of the complainants, for which the complainants gave them £100.

On the Octaves of the Purification. 4 Hen. IV.

And afterwards recorded on the Quindene of Easter. 4 Hen. IV.

Between Thomas de Coton, Henry Heth of co. Stafford, Richard Fyton and Robert Fyton of co. Chester, complainants, and Robert de Haywode and Joan his wife, deforciants of the manor of Weston, near Staundon, co. Stafford, and of the manors of Chetewynde, near Neuport, and Beudeport, near Muccleston, and of the advowson of the church of Chetewynde, in co. Salop.

Robert and Joan acknowledged the right of the complainants, for which the complainants granted the said manors and advowson to Robert and Joan, and to their issue, and failing such, to the right heirs of Joan for ever.

On the Morrow of the Ascension. 6 Hen. IV.

And afterwards recorded on the Quindene of . . . 7 Hen. IV.

Between William Best, Chaplain, John Verney, Chaplain, and John Muleward, Chaplain, complainants, and William de Mere and Cecily his wife, deforciants of the third part of the manor of Flossebrok (Flashbrook) and of a messuage, a virgate and four acres of land, 2s. 4½d. of rent in Adbaston, in co. Stafford, and of the third part of five messuages, four tofts, a carucate and two virgates of land, five acres of meadow, six acres of moor, 100 acres of heath, and 13s. 4d. of rent, and the fourth part of a virgate of land in Pullesdon, in co. Salop.

William de Mere and Cecily acknowledged the right of the complainants, for which the complainants granted the said third parts to them and to their issue, and they further conceded that the third part of the said manor, which Thomas Jurdan held for life, and likewise the third part of a messuage and the said fourth part of a virgate of land in Pullesdon, which Alice Stalbrok held for life, should revert to the said William de Mere and Cecily and to their issue, and failing such issue, the said third parts, etc., shall remain to William Bukkenale and his issue, and failing such, to Reginald de Weston and his issue, and failing such, to Richard Bronde, and his issue, and failing such, to Thomas de Moreton and his heirs for ever.

At a month from Easter. 8 Hen. IV.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of Holy Trinity. 8 Hen. IV.

Between William Knyghtley and Elizabeth his wife, complainants, and William Lee and Joan his wife, deforciants of two messuages and forty acres of land, two acres of meadow, two acres of pasture, and 40s. of rent in Gnousale, Coton, Plerdewyk, Sutton and Apeton, in co. Stafford, and of 7s. rent in Corff, in co. Salop.

William Lee and Joan granted the said tenements and rent to William and Elizabeth and to their issue, and failing such, to revert to the said William Lee and Joan, and to the heirs of Joan, and for this grant William and Elizabeth gave 100 marks.

At three weeks from Easter. 10 Hen. IV.

Between Richard Pechesey, Chaplain, complainant, and Robert Typtoft and Joan his wife, deforciants of the manor of Weston, near Staundon, in co. Stafford, and of the manors of Chetewynde near Neuport, Beudeport near Moccleston, and of the advowson of the church of Chetewynde, in co. Salop.

Robert and Joan acknowledged the right of Richard, for which he granted the said manors and advowson to Robert and Joan, and to their issue, and failing such, to the right heirs of Joan for ever.

On the Morrow of the Ascension. 10 Hen. IV.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of Trinity. 10 Hen. IV.

Between John Harwedon and Emma his wife, complainants, and Nicholas Horncastell and John May, Chaplain, deforciants of . . . messuages, two tofts, three virgates of land, nine acres of meadow and 5s. 6d. of rent and of a rent of two hens in Northampton, Handyngesham and Coten . . . . in co. Northampton, and of a toft, a carucate and a half of land and four acres of meadow in Horburne, in co. Stafford.

John and Emma acknowledged the right of the deforciants, for which the deforciants granted the tenements and rents to John and Emma for the life of Emma, and, after her death, the said messuages, two tofts, three virgates of land, nine acres of meadow and the said rents in co. Northampton, shall remain to Robert Doyle, son of Edmund Doyle, Knight, and to his issue, and failing such, to Henry Doyle, brother of . . . and to his issue, and failing such, to Alice, sister of Henry, for her life, with remainder to Edward Doyle, son of Thomas Doyle, and to his issue, and failing such, to the right heirs of Emma; and the said toft and carucate and a half of land, and four acres of meadow in Horborn shall remain to the said Henry and to his issue, and failing such, to the said Robert and his issue, and failing such, to the said Alice for her life, with remainder to the said Edward and his issue, and failing such, to the right heirs of Emma for ever.

At a month from Michaelmas. 7 Hen. IV.

And afterwards recorded on the Quindene of Easter. 12 Hen. IV.

Between Nicholas Bradshawe, complainant, and Roger Bradshawe and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants of the manor of Longeley, and of the fourth part of the manors of Newehalle, Yevelay and Helyngton, in co. Derby, and of the fourth part of the manors of Burton-Overay and Upton, in co. Leycestre, and of the fourth part of the manor of Kyngeley, in co. Stafford, and of the fourth part of the manor of Savagebury, in co. Wygorn.

Roger and Elizabeth acknowledged the right of Nicholas, for which he granted the said manor and fourth parts to Roger and Elizabeth, and to their issue, and failing such, to the right heirs of Elizabeth for ever.

At three weeks from Easter. 13 Hen. IV.

Between Richard Lyversegge and John Clayton, complainants, and John Savage and Matilda his wife, deforciants of six acres of wood and of £10 6s. 8d. of rent in Reppyngton, and Doore, in co. Derby, and of the manors of Thene, Blythewode and Hopton, and of £18 8s. 4d. of rent in Draycote, Madley and Tyllyngton, and of the advowson of the church of Chekley, in co. Stafford.

John Savage and Matilda acknowledged the right of the complainants, for which they gave John and Matilda 200 marks.

Fines of Mixed Counties. Temp. Hen. V.

At three weeks from Michaelmas. 2 Hen. V.

Between Baldewyne Strange, Knight, Thomas Cruwe, William Birmyngeham and Nicholas Ruggeleye of Haukesyerd, complainants, and Thomas Burgulon, deforciant of a messuage, fifty-six acres of land, six acres of meadow, forty acres of wood and 14s. rent in Birmyngeham and Witton, in co. Warwick, and of three messuages, 358 acres of land, forty-three acres of meadow, seventy-eight acres of wood and 56s. rent in Piry, Little Barre and Honesworthe, in co. Stafford.

Thomas Burgulon acknowledged the right of the complainants, for which they gave him 100 marks.

On the Quindene of St. Martin. 2 Hen. V.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of St. Hillary. 2 Hen. V.

Between George Longevylle and Elizabeth his wife, complainants, and Edmund Ferreres of Charteleye and Elena his wife, deforciants of the manor of Stapulton, in co. Leycestre, and of the manors of Kreghton and Pekestones (sic) and . . . messuages, 100 acres of land, and twenty-four acres of meadow in Strongeshille (Stramshall), in co. Stafford.

Edmund and Elena granted the said manors and tenements to George and Elizabeth, and the heirs of Elizabeth, for which they gave 100 marks.

On the Morrow of St. John the Baptist. 3 Hen. V.

Between Richard, Bishop of Norwich, Thomas, Earl of Arundel, Richard, Earl of Warwick, Henry Lescrope, Chivaler, Thomas de Berkeley, Chivaler, Edward Charleton, Chivaler, Joan, formerly wife of William Beauchamp, of Bergevenny, John Pelham, Chivaler, Robert Corbet, Chivaler, John Greyndon, Chivaler, Walter Lucy, Thomas Chaucer, William Walwyn, Thomas Holgote, and Richard Wygmore, complainants, and Edmund, Earl of March, deforciants of the castles and lordships of Raydre (here follows a list of 100 manors in various counties, and the manor of Arley, in co. Stafford).

The Earl of March acknowledged the right of the complainants, for which they gave him £100,000.

On the Octaves of Holy Trinity. 4 Hen. V.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of Michaelmas. 4 Hen. V.

Between William Haukeford, Knight, William Cheyne, son of William Cheyne, of co. Sussex, Edmund Dauntsey, William Wonard, and John D'Abernoun, complainants, and Walter Dauntesey, son of John Dauntesey, Knight, deforciant of a moiety of the manor of Pencryche, in co. Stafford, and of a moiety of the manor of Bokevylle, in co. Oxon, which Amice, formerly wife of Robert Bardolf, Knight, held for her life.

Walter granted the reversion of the said moieties to the complainants and heirs of William Haukeford, for which the complainants gave him 100 marks.

At a month from Easter Day. 5 Hen. V.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of Holy Trinity. 5 Hen. V.

Between William Haukeford, Knight, William Cheyne, and the others named in the last fine, complainants, and Walter Dauntesey, Knight, deforciant of a moiety of the manor of Bokevylle, otherwise Bokenhille, formerly belonging to Robert Langford, in co. Oxon, and of a weekly market on Thursdays at Pencrych, and of a fair once a year, for five days, viz., for the vigil, and day of St. Michael, and three following days, at Pencrych, and of a moiety of the manor of Rodbaston, in co. Stafford.

Walter acknowledged the right of the complainants and heirs of William Haukeford, for which the complainants gave him £100.

At three weeks from Michaelmas. 5 Hen. V.

Between Nicholas Ruggeley, Armiger, and Edith his wife, complainants, and Hugh de Strauley, Armiger, and Joyce his wife, deforciants of a third part of the castle of Weolegh, and of the manors of Northfeld, Cradeley, and Oldeswynford, and of the advowson of the third part of the church of Oldeswynford, in co. Wygorn, and of a third part of the manors of Bordesley and Haybern, and of a third part of the view of frankpledge of Aston, in co. Warwick, and of a third part of the manors of Mere, Hondesworth, and Clent, and of the advowsons of the third part of the churches of the same in co. Stafford, which Hugh Burnell, Knight, lord of Holegote and Weolegh held for his life.

Hugh de Strauley and Joyce granted the reversion of the said third parts to Nicholas and Edith, and heirs of Edith, for which Nicholas and Edith gave them 300 marks.

At a month from Michaelmas. 5 Hen. V.

Between Joan, formerly wife of William de Beauchamp, of Bergevenny, Knight, Philip Morgan, Clerk, Bartholomew Brokesby, Armiger, and John Russell, complainants, and Nicholas Ruggeley, Armiger, and Edith his wife, deforciants of the third part of the castle of Weolegh, and of the manors of Northfeld, Cradeley, and Oldeswynford, and of the advowson of the third part of the church of Oldeswynford, in co. Wygorn, and of the third part of the manors of Bordesley, and, Haybern, etc. (as in the last fine up to co. Stafford), which Hugh Burnell, Knight, lord of Holegote and Weolegh, held for the term of his life.

Nicholas and Edith granted the reversion to the complainants and heirs of Joan, for which the complainants gave Nicholas and Edith 300 marks.

On the Quindene of Easter. 7 Hen. V.

Between John Baysham, Clerk, John Harewell, senior, John Throkmarton, and William Wollashyll, complainants, and William Clopton, Knight, deforciant of the manors of Byllyngesleye, Millyngehope, Wirketon and Walkerslowe, and two parts of the manor of Borwardesleye, and of three messuages, two carucates of land, four acres of meadow, four acres of wood, and 52s. of rent in Litel Posthorn, Muchel Posthorn, and Thongelond, and of the advowsons of the churches of Billyngesley and Borowardesleye, in co. Salop, and of the manors of Watereton, and LongeNorle (Water Eaton and Longnor), and two parts of the manor of Assheleye, and of the advowson of the church of Assheleye, in co. Stafford.

William Clopton granted the said manors, tenements, and advowsons to the complainants and heirs of John Throkmarton, for which the complainants gave him 300 marks.

On the Morrow of the Ascension. 5 Hen. V.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of Michaelmas. 7 Hen. V.

Between John Benteley, Clerk, John Aston, Clerk, William Galley, Chaplain, William FitzHerberd, and Richard Bronde, complainants, and William Mosse, Clerk, and Walter . . . Clerk, deforciants of the manor of Gyldemourton, and of two messuages, two virgates of land, and four acres of meadow in Sharneford, in co. Leycester, and of twenty acres of land and four acres of meadow in Weston and Blumenhull, and of the fifth part of the manor of Weston-under-Luseyerd, and of the advowson of the church of the said manor, and of the advowson of the fifth part of the church of Blumenhill, in co. Stafford.

William Mosse and Walter acknowledged the said manor, tenements, and the said fifth parts and advowsons to be the right of Richard, and they surrendered in Court to him and the other complainants the said messuages, two virgates, and four acres of land in Sharneford, to be held by them and the heirs of Richard, and they further granted that the said manor, which Margaret Neuport held for life, and likewise eighty acres of land and four acres of meadow in Weston and Blumenhull, and the fifth part of the manor of Weston-under-Luseyerd, and the said advowsons which Adam Peshale, Chivaler, held for his life, after the death of the said Margaret and Adam, should remain to the complainants and heirs of Richard, and for this grant the complainants gave them 100 marks.

On the Morrow of All Souls. 7 Hen. V.

Between Joan, formerly wife of William Beauchamp, Chivaler, John Braaz, Walter Kebbyll, and John Carlethorp, Clerk, complainants, and Adam Peshale, Chivaler, and Joyce his wife, deforciants of the third part of the castle and manor of Weolegh, and of the manors of Northfeld, Cradeley, and Oldeswynford, etc. (as in former fine of 5 Hen. V).

Adam and Joyce granted the reversion of the said third parts, etc., to the complainants and heirs of Joan, for which Joan and the other complainants gave them 1,000 marks.

At a month from Easter. 8 Hen. V.

Between John Myners, senior, William Myners, Nicholas Bradley, Vicar of the church of Uttoxhathour, Robert Hert, Chaplain, and John, son of John Myners, complainants, and Margery Hunt, daughter of William Hunt, deforciant of a messuage, fifteen tofts, 100 acres of land, eighty acres of meadow, and 140 acres of pasture in Uttoxhattour, in co. Stafford, and of a messuage, a carucate of land, twenty acres of meadow, and twenty acres of pasture in Smerhull, in co. Derby.

Margery granted the tenements to the complainants and heirs of John Myners, for which the complainants gave her 200 marks.

On the Quindene of St. John the Baptist. 9 Hen. V.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of St. Michael. 9 Hen. V.

Between John Baysham, Dean of Hereford, Richard Ulverstone, Clerk, John Hedeney, Citizen and Clothier of London, and John Horold, Citizen and Wolman of London, complainants, and Richard L'Estraunge, Lord of Knokyn, Knight, and Constance his wife, deforciants of the manor of Middilton, and of the advowson of the same in co. Cambridge, and of the manors of Herdewyke and Merton, in co. Salop, and of the manor of Shenstone, in co. Stafford, and of two mills at Denham, in co. Bucks.

Richard L'Estraunge and Constance acknowledged the right of the complainants, for which they granted the said manors, advowson, etc., to Richard and Constance and their issue, and failing such, to the right heirs of Constance for ever. (fn. 1)

Footnotes

1 Dugdale, in his Baronage, does not give the parentage of this Constance, the wife of Richard l'Estrange, but she was clearly the heiress of Shenstone.