Staffordshire Fines
Edward IV and Richard III

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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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238-242

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'Staffordshire Fines: Edward IV and Richard III', Staffordshire Historical Collections, vol. 11 (1890), pp. 238-242. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=52504 Date accessed: 20 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Final Concords, Staffordshire. Temp. Edw. IV And Ric. III.

No. 1. At one month from Easter Day. 1 E. IV.

Between Thomas Waldyeve, and William Fox, complainants, and John Coton, of Tamworth, deforciant of two messuages, sixty acres of land, ten acres of meadow and eight acres of pasture in Hopwas, Coton and Tamworth.

John granted the said tenements to Thomas and William, to be held by them and the heirs of Thomas for the life of William Haddon, of Lee, and, after the decease of the said William Haddon, to remain to John Gresley, Knight, William Harecourt, Armiger, Henry Ferrers, Armiger, Humphrey Stanley, son of John Stanley, Knight, John Ferrers, son of Thomas Ferrers, Knight, John Cumberford, son of William Cumberford, John Goldston, Nicholas May, Richard Kelyng and Thomas Lancasshire, Clerk, and to the heirs of the said Thomas Lancasshire; and for this grant Thomas Waldyeve and William Fox gave to John Coton £40 sterling.

No. 2. At a month from Easter Day. 5 E. IV.

Between Thomas Worseley, Armiger, Humphrey Whitgreve and John Harewey, Chaplain, complainants, and Thomas Coke and Joan his wife, deforciants of a messuage in Stafford, which formerly belonged to John Bradley, of Stafford.

Thomas Coke and Joan acknowledged the said messuage to be the right of the complainants, for which they granted it to John Coke and Joan, for their lives, with remainder to William Baxter, son of the said Joan, and to his issue, and, failing such issue, to the right heirs of Joan for ever.

No. 3. At a month from the Day of St. Michael. 5 E. IV.

Between William Fyssher, complainant, and William Repyngton, of Little Amyngton, and Emma his wife, deforciants of seven messuages and six acres of land in Lichfeld.

William Repyngton and Emma remit all right to William Fyssher and his heirs, for which William Fyssher gave them 40 marks of silver.

No. 4. At three weeks from the Day of St. Michael. 6 E. IV.

Between Master John Redehill, Clerk, and Thomas Redehill, complainants, and Richard Redehill and Agnes his wife, deforciants of a messuage and a carucate of land in Pype Hardwyke.

Richard and Agnes remitted all right to the complainants and heirs of Thomas, for which the complainants gave them £40 sterling.

No. 5. On the Morrow of St. John the Baptist. 7 E. IV.

Between Thomas Whitehurst, complainant, and William Eyndon and Rose his wife, deforciants of a messuage, two tofts, two gardens, twelve acres of land, one acre of meadow, one acre of pasture and one acre of wood in Acto[n], within the lordship of Swynerton.

William and Rose remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which William and Rose (fn. 1) gave to the aforesaid Thomas 40 marks of silver.

No. 6. At three weeks from the Day of St. Michael. 7 E. IV.

Between Richard Dawesone, complainant, and William Fyer and Agnes his wife, deforciants of a messuage, one acre of land, one acre of meadow, six acres of pasture and three parts of a messuage in Uttoxh[a]tre.

William and Agnes remit all right to Richard and his heirs, for which Richard gave them 40 marks of silver.

No. 7. On the Morrow of the Purification. 8 E. IV.

Between Thomas Hampton, of Oldestoke, in the co. of Southampton, Armiger, and John Hampton, Armiger, and Anne his wife, deforciants of nine messuages, four cottages, forty acres of land, ten acres of meadow and forty acres of pasture in Wulvernehampton.

John and Anne remitted all right, and granted that the said tenements, which Bevis Hampton held for life, of the inheritance of the said John, may remain, after the death of Bevis, to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas granted the said tenements to John and Anne for their lives, at a rent of a rose yearly; and, after their decease, they shall revert to Thomas and his heirs for ever.

No. 8. On the Morrow of All Souls. 12 E. IV.

Between Thomas Acton and John Salter, complainants, and Robert Gyfford, Armiger, and Cassandrea his wife, deforciants of the manors of Chilynton, Whiston and Walton, and two messuages, a cottage, two carucates of land, four acres of meadow and twenty acres of pasture in Chilynton and Stretton.

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

No. 9. At three weeks from Easter Day. 13 E. IV.

Between Richard Ruggeley, complainant, and Richard Wade, Chaplain, Thomas Bette and Alianora his wife, and Thomas Carter and Alice his wife, deforciants of a moiety of three messuages, 160 acres of land and eight acres of meadow in Longdon and Canke.

The deforciants acknowledged the said moiety to be the right of Richard Ruggeley, for which he granted it to Thomas Carter and Alice, to be held for the life of Alice at a rent of one rose at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, and, after her decease, it shall revert to Richard Ruggeley and his heirs for ever.

No. 10. On the Morrow of All Souls. 13 E. IV.

Between William Basset, Armiger, complainant, and Henry Grey, Knight, Lord Grey, and Margaret his wife, deforciants of the manor of Chelle, otherwise called the manor of Chedull (Cheadle), and 100 acres of land, forty acres of meadow, thirty acres of pasture and twenty acres of wood in Chelle, otherwise Chedull.

Henry and Margaret remitted all right to William and his heirs, for which William gave them 300 marks of silver.

No. 11. At a month from the Day of St. Michael. 13 E. IV.

Between John Harecourt, Armiger, Robert Charleton, Armiger, and Roger Walle, Clerk, complainants, and Roger Leukenore, Knight, deforciant of the manor of Ronton, which John Doyly, son of Edward Doyly, Armiger, held for life.

Roger Leukenore remitted all right in the reversion of the said manor to the complainants and heirs of John Harecourt, for which the complainants gave him 500 marks of silver.

No. 11A. On the Quindene of St. Martin. 15 E. IV.

Between Ralph Yong, Chaplain, John Okeley, Chaplain, Roger Bothe, Chaplain, John Sprote, Chaplain, and John Atte Well, complainants, and William Kempston and Alice his wife, deforciants of a messuage, five acres of land and a fourth part of one acre of meadow in Lychefeld.

William and Alice remitted all right to the complainants and heirs of John Okeley, for which the complainants gave them £10 sterling.

No. 12. On the Morrow of St. John the Baptist. 17 E. IV.

Between Thomas Hynde, complainant, and John Bromesgrove and Joan his wife, deforciants of thirty acres of land, thirty acres of pasture, thirty acres of moor and a moiety of a messuage in Westbromwyche.

John and Joan remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them forty marks of silver.

No. 13. On the Morrow of St. Martin. 17 E. IV.

Between William Frebody, Armiger, complainant, and Thomas Jenkyns and Cristina his wife, deforciants of a messuage, four tofts, 100 acres of land, twenty acres of meadow, sixty acres of pasture, forty acres of wood and 6s. 8d. of rent in Great Barre, Little Barre, Westbromewyche and Woddesbury.

Thomas and Cristina remitted all right to William and his heirs, for which William gave them 200 marks of silver.

No. 14. At three weeks from the Day of St. Michael. 19 E. IV.

Between John Nedeham, Knight, complainant, and William Grymbald and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants of a moiety of a fourth part of a fifth part of the manor of Bedulf (Biddulph), and of five messuages, a mill, 100 acres of land, twenty acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, forty acres of wood, and 10s. of rent in Bedulf, Russheton and Yatton.

William and Elizabeth remitted all right to John and his heirs, for which John gave them forty marks of silver.

No. 15. At three weeks from Easter Day. 21 E. IV.

Between John Duddeley, Knight, Lord of Duddeley, complainant, and Humphrey Grey, Armiger, son of Alianora Grey, late the wife of Robert Grey, and Anne his wife, deforciants of the manor of Oxley.

Humphrey and Anne remitted all right to John and his heirs, for which John gave them 300 marks of silver.

No. 16. At a month from Easter Day. 21 E. IV.

Between Ralph Wolseley, complainant, and Thomas Littilton, Knight, deforciant of a rent of 22s. issuing from four tofts, 100 acres of land, thirty acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture and twenty acres of wood in Colton.

Thomas granted the said rent, which John Gresley, Knight, tenant of the said tenements, was wont to render to the said Thomas and his heirs, to Ralph and his heirs, to be received every year by the hands of the said John Gresley and his heirs, and for this grant Ralph gave Thomas twenty marks of silver.

No. 17. On the Morrow of the Ascension. 22 E. IV.

Between Thomas Knyghtley, Chaplain, John Dudston, Chaplain, John Hoorde, William Humfreyston, William Clerk and Humphrey Swynerton, complainants, and Robert Gyfford, Esquire, and Cassandrea his wife, deforciants of the manor of Whyston, in the parish of Penkerych.

Robert and Cassandrea remitted all right to the complainants and heirs of Thomas, for which the complainants gave them 400 marks of silver.

No. 18. On the Quindene of St. John the Baptist. 22 E. IV.

Between Ralph Wolseley, one of the Barons of the Exchequer, complainant, and Thomas Oldeacre and Agnes his wife, daughter and heir of Thomas Hampton, and kinswoman and one of the heirs of Robert Bissheton, and Joan Bissheton, one of the sisters and heirs of the said Robert, deforciants of a third part of three messuages, 200 acres of land, twenty acres of meadow and eighty acres of pasture, and a fourth part of a messuage, a garden, thirty acres of land, six acres of meadow and ten acres of pasture, and a fourth part of a third part of three messuages, 200 acres of land, twenty acres of meadow and eighty acres of pasture in Bissheton, Colwiche, Morton, Colton, Hixton and Charteley.

The deforciants remitted all right to Ralph and his heirs, for which Ralph gave them 40 marks of silver.

No. 19. On the Quindene of St. Hillary. 22 E. IV.

Between Richard Dilron, complainant, and Nicholas Benet and Margery his wife, and Roger Burton and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants of a messuage in Stafford.

The deforciants remitted all right to Richard and his heirs, for which Richard gave them £10 sterling.

No. 20. On the Octaves of St Hillary. 22 E. IV.

Between Robert Short, son of John Short, complainant, and James Broun and Cristina his wife, daughter of Richard Short, deforciants of a messuage, a garden, eighty acres of land, six acres of meadow and sixteen acres of pasture in Covon, in the parish of Brewode.

James and Cristina remitted all right to Robert and his heirs, for which Robert gave them £20 sterling.

No. 21. On the Quindene of St. Michael. 1 Ric. III.

Between Hugh Aderley, Clerk, John Aston, Armiger, William Bassett, Armiger, Hugh Eggerton, Armiger, Ralph Fitzherberd, Armiger, John Fitzherberd, Armiger, Henry Pryns, Clerk, William Alyn, Clerk, Edward Merell, Clerk, Humphrey Harreson, Clerk, Ralph Blyth, Clerk, Richard Neuburgh, Clerk, Stephen Hill, Clerk, and Henry Caule, complainants, and Thomas Hampton and Joan his wife, deforciants of a messuage, sixty acres of land, two acres of meadow and eighty acres of pasture in Abbotes Bromley, Bromley-Baggot, Blithfeld, Garardesthorp and Colton.

Thomas and Joan remitted all right to the complainants and heirs of Hugh Aderley, for which the complainants gave them £40 sterling.

Footnotes

1 So in the Record.