Staffordshire Fines
21-38 Henry VIII

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

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1890

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269-292

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'Staffordshire Fines: 21-38 Henry VIII', Staffordshire Historical Collections, vol. 11 (1890), pp. 269-292. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=52508 Date accessed: 25 July 2014.


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21-38 Henry VIII

No. 60. On the Morrow of the Purification. 21 Hen. VIII.

Between Ralph Longford, Armiger, Thomas Fitzherbert, Armiger, William Bassett, the younger. Armiger, John Stanley, Armiger, Humphrey Cotton, Gentleman, William Wythall, Gentleman, and Thomas Tonkys, Yoman, complainants, and Nicholas Waryngys and Joan his wife, deforciants of a messuage, 100 acres of land, ten acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, and thirty acres of wood in Wolverhampton.

Nicholas and Joan remitted all right to the complainants, for which they gave 400 marks of silver.

No. 25. At a month from Easter Day. 22 Hen. VIII.

Between Anthony Fitzherbert, Knight, and Matilda his wife, complainants, and Thomas Repyngton and Joan his wife, and John Repyngton, son and heir of the said Thomas and Joan, deforciants of two acres of meadow and eight acres of pasture in Lichefeld.

Thomas and Joan, and John remitted all right to Anthony and Matilda and heirs of Anthony, for which he and Matilda gave them £16 sterling.

No. 64. On the Octaves of the Purification. 21 Hen. VIII.

And afterwards recorded on the Quindene of Easter. 22 Hen. VIII.

Between John Smyth, Gentleman, William Wythall, Gentleman, Robert Wythall, Gentleman, and Laurence Rolleston, Gentleman, complainants, and Elizabeth Lord, sister and heir of Henry Lord, deforciant of seven messuages, 200 acres of land, forty acres of meadow, thirty acres of pasture, and 200 acres of furze and heath in Waterfall.

Elizabeth acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of the complainants, for which they granted to her and her issue an annual rent or annuity of £7 4s. issuing from the said tenements, and failing such issue, the said tenements shall remain to John and his issue quit of the said annuity for ever.

No. 27. On the Morrow of St. John the Baptist. 22 Hen. VIII.

Between Hugh Gylberd and Thomas Gylberd, complainants, and William Bosworth, deforciant of a messuage, a garden, ten acres of land, three acres of meadow, and four acres of pasture in Hornynglowe.

William remitted all right to the complainants and heirs of Hugh, for which the complainants gave him £20 sterling.

No. 46. At a month from Easter. 22 Hen. VIII.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of Holy Trinity. 22 Hen. VIII.

Between William Babyngton and Laurence Rolleston, complainants, and William Woode, otherwise called William Dene, and Wenefred his wife, deforciants of two messuages, 300 acres of land, sixty acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture, and 100 acres of wood in Codeshall and Molseley.

William Woode and Wenefred acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of the complainants, for which they granted them to William Wood and Wenefred for their lives, with remainder to Richard Woode, their son, and to his issue, and failing such issue, to remain to the right heirs of William Wood for ever.

No. 59. At a month from the day of St. Michael. 22 Hen. VIII.

Between Anthony Fitzherbert, Knight, and Matilda his wife, Ralph Longford, Armiger, William Basset the younger, Armiger, John Sacheverell, Armiger, Thomas Fitzherbert, John Fitzherbert, Richard Fitzherbert, William Fitzherbert, and Humphrey Coton, complainants, and Thomas Reynoldes, deforciant of eight acres of pasture in Lechefeld.

Thomas Reynoldes remitted all right to the complainants, for which they gave £20 sterling.

No. 1. On the Quindene of St. John the Baptist. 23 Hen. VIII.

Between Walter Smyth and Mary his wife, complainants, and Richard Huddylston and Margery his wife, deforciants of £13 6s. 8d. of annual rent issuing from the manor of Elforde, and from twenty messuages, 1,000 acres of land, 500 acres of meadow, 1,000 acres of pasture, and 100 acres of wood in Elforde, Okeley, and Hasyllour.

Richard and Margery granted the said rent to Walter and Mary, for the life of Mary, and for this grant Walter and Mary gave them 400 marks of silver.

No. 42. On the Morrow of St. Martin. 23 Hen. VIII.

Between Hugh Fletcher, Roger Fowke, Richard Pype, and John Kynnersley, complainants, and Robert Biggys and Agnes his wife, deforciants of a messuage, two gardens, and half an acre of land in Wulverhampton.

Robert and Agnes remitted all right to the complainants, for which they gave £40 sterling.

No. 26. On the Octaves of St. Hillary. 23 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Rugewe (sic), and John Rugewey, complainants, and William Marler and Alice his wife, deforciants of a messuage, a garden, twenty acres of land, ten acres of meadow, forty acres of pasture, and ten acres of wood in Little Bloxwich.

William and Alice remitted all right to the complainants, for which they gave £80 sterling.

No. 72. At a month from Easter Day. 24 Hen. VIII.

Between William Kyngeston, Knight, Roger Mynours, Knight, John Gyfford, Knight, Nicholas Gravenour, William Agevens, Henry Farre, and Richard Farre, complainants, and John Smythe, deforciant of two messuages, six acres of land, sixteen acres of pasture, and two acres of wood in Weddysbury and West Bromwyche.

John Smythe remitted all right to the complainants, for which they gave him 40 marks of silver.

No. 68. On the Octaves of St. John the Baptist. 24 Hen. VIII.

Between Hugh Brynner, the elder, complainant, and Ralph Pekyn, deforciant of a messuage, twenty acres of land, three acres of meadow, six acres of pasture, and 2s. of rent in Kneghton.

Ralph remitted all right to Hugh and his heirs, for which Hugh gave him £40 sterling.

No. 14. On the Quindene of Holy Trinity. 24 Hen. VIII.

Between John Gifford, Knight, Edward Lytelton, Armiger, Thomas Gifford, Armiger, William Chetwen, Armiger, James Greysley, Armiger, Robert Cawarden, Armiger, Richard Lytelton, Thomas Foster, Thomas Chetwen, and Humphrey Mynourz, Gentlemen, complainants, and Thomas Boteler, Armiger, Anthony Greysley, Gentleman, Thomas Colwiche, Gentleman, Christopher Colwiche, Gentleman, Robert Camden, Gentleman, John Saunder, Richard Wakefeld, Thomas Saunder, Ralph Webb, and Hugh Yerdeley, deforciants of the manors of Colton and Kynston, and of sixty messuages, thirty tofts, 2,000 acres of land, 500 acres of meadow, 1,400 acres of pasture, 2,000 acres of wood, 1,000 acres of furze and heath and £10 of rent in Colton, Kynston, Blithbury, Blithford, Colwiche, Admaston, Rydwar, Little Loxley, Bloxwiche, Colehill, Leeshill, and Newland, and the advowson of the church of Colton.

The deforciants remitted all right to the complainants and heirs of Humphrey, for which the complainants gave 2,000 marks of silver.

No. 150. At a month from the day of St. Michael. 24 Hen. VIII.

Between Nicholas Leveson and James Leveson, complainants, and Nicholas Parker and Juliana his wife, deforciants of twelve acres of pasture in Wodnesfeld.

Nicholas Parker and Juliana remitted all right to the complainants and heirs of Nicholas Leveson, for which the complainants gave them 20 marks of silver.

No. 151. At a month from the day of St. Michael. 24 Hen. VIII.

Between Richard Cave, Armiger, Ralph Lane, the younger, Armiger, William Wyrley, Armiger, John Saxby, Thomas Wilson, John Sennewes, Clerk, and John White, Clerk, complainants, and William Pygeon and Margaret his wife, Anthony Harcourt, and Elizabeth Bret, widow, deforciants of two messuages, forty acres of land, twenty acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture, twenty acres of wood, and 6s. 8d. of rent in Great Barr and Little Barr.

William Pygeon and Margaret, Anthony and Elizabeth remit all right to the complainants, for which they gave £80 sterling.

No. 152. At a month from the Day of St. Michael. 24 Hen. VIII.

Between Edward Warner, Robert Middellmore, Thomas Holte, Thomas Warner, and Gregory Warner, complainants, and John Worley, and Anne his wife, deforciants of twenty acres of land, twenty acres of meadow, forty acres of pasture, and two acres of wood in Hannysworth (Handsworth).

John and Anne remit all right to the complainants, for which they gave £40 sterling.

No. 11. On the Morrow of the Purification. 24 Hen. VIII.

And afterwards recorded on the Quindene of Easter. 25 Hen. VIII.

Between John, Bishop of Exeter, complainant, and Hugh Bold and Cecilia his wife, and Robert Bold their son and heir apparent, deforciants of a messuage, forty acres of land, six acres of meadow, forty acres of pasture, and two acres of wood in Hardewyk and Sandon.

Hugh, Cecilia, and Richard remitted all right to the Bishop and his heirs for which the Bishop gave them £40 sterling.

No. 39. At a month from Easter Day. 25 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Skrymshawe, John Otley, and William Forster, complainants, and Lewis Bagot, Knight, deforciant of the manors of Blythfyld, Feld, Bromley-Bagot, and (fn. 1) Colton, and of 100 messuages, 2,000 acres of land, 200 acres of meadow, 1,000 acres of pasture, 1,000 acres of wood, 100 acres of furze and heath, and £20 of rent in Blythfyld, Feld, Bromley-Bagot, Colton, Neweton, Grenley, Admaston, Ley, Blythbere, Abbots Bromley, Stafford, Heywode, and Dunstall, and of the advowson of the Church of Blythfyld.

Lewis remitted all right to the complainants, for which they gave him £1,600 sterling.

No. 131. On the Quindene of St. Michael. 25 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Smyth, Knight, complainant, and Roger Trubsha and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants of a messuage, twelve acres of land, twelve acres of pasture, twelve acres of wood, and a mill, called "a Blome Smethy," in Wolstynton.

Roger and Elizabeth remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them 80 marks of silver.

No. 70. On the Morrow of St. Martin. 25 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Cokayn, Knight, John Gyfford, Knight, John Dawne, Armiger, Germaun Pole, Armiger, John Frauncis, Armiger, John Porte the younger, Armiger, Simon Starky, Clerk, Henry Aynesworth and Ralph Fiton, Gentlemen, complainants, and John Boteler and Anne his wife, deforciants of the manor of Sandon, and five messuages, three cottages, 200 acres of land, thirty acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture, forty acres of wood, 300 acres of furze and heath, a third part of a water-mill, and 20s. of rent in Sondon.

John Boteler and Anne remitted all right to the complainants, for which they gave 200 marks of silver.

No. 36. On the Morrow of All Souls. 25 Hen. VIII.

Between Edmund Warde and Humphrey Cotton, complainants, and John Bowyer and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants of five messuages, three tofts, 200 acres of land, twenty acres of meadow, fifty acres of pasture, ten acres of wood, ten acres of furze and heath, 5s. of rent, and common of pasture for 1,000 beasts in Sydwey, Merewey, Aston, Meyre, Wyllybrig, and Madeley.

John and Elizabeth acknowledge the said tenements and common of pasture to be the right of the complainants, for which they granted them to John and Elizabeth and their issue, and failing such issue, to remain to the right heirs of Elizabeth for ever.

No. 46. On the Quindene of St. Michael. 25 Hen. VIII.

Between Anthony Fitzherbert, Knight, one of the Justices of the Common Bench and Matilda his wife, complainants, and John, Bishop of Exeter deforciant of two messuages, forty acres of land, ten acres of meadow twenty acres of pasture, one acre of wood, and common of pasture for forty beasts in Homerwiche and Ruggeley.

The Bishop remitted all right to Anthony and Matilda and heirs of Anthony, for which he and Matilda gave him £40 sterling.

No. 56. On the Quindene of St. Hillary. 25 Hen. VIII.

Between Nicholas Leveson, John Wrottisley, Thomas Leveson, Clerk, and George Robynson, complainants, and John Sutton, Knight, Lord Dudley, deforciant of the manors of Overpen, Netherpen, Rowley-Somerey, and Oxley, and forty messuages, 1,000 acres of land, 200 acres of meadow, 700 acres of pasture, 100 acres of wood, and £10 of rent in Overpen, Netherpen, Rowley-Somerey, Oxley, and Walsall.

Sir John Sutton remitted all right to the complainants, for which they gave £800 sterling.

No. 59. On the Quindene of St. Hillary. 25 Hen. VIII.

Between Humphrey Coton, Gentleman, and John Pipe, complainants, and Richard Hoode and Anne his wife, deforciants of a messuage, forty acres of land, thirty acres of meadow, forty acres of pasture, ten acres of wood, and twenty acres of common of pasture for twenty beasts in Hondisacre and Bromley Regis.

Richard and Anne remitted all right to the complainants, for which they gave £30 sterling.

No. 77. On the Quindene of St. Hillary. 25 Hen. VIII.

Between Rouland Hyll, Richard Wylson, Thomas Lee, William Cotton, William Hyll, John Gratewood, and Thomas Dyremayne, complainants, and George Nevyle, Knight, Lord Bergevenny, deforciant of £29 of rent in Wyggyngton, Hoppas, Cotton, Comberford, and Tamworth.

George Nevyle remitted all right to the complainants, for which they gave £600 sterling.

No. 1. At a month from Easter Day. 26 Hen. VIII.

Between Nicholas Wydder, complainant, and Henry Stanley and Alice his wife, deforciants of three messuages, fifty acres of land, thirty acres of meadow, thirty acres of pasture, and twenty acres of wood, and common of pasture for 100 beasts in Rungehey, in the lordship of Chedulton.

Henry and Alice acknowledged the said tenements and common of pasture to be the right of Nicholas, for which he granted them to Henry and Alice, and to the lawful issue of Alice for ever.

No. 2. On the Octaves of the Purification. 25 Hen. VIII.

And afterwards recorded on the Quindene of Easter. 26 Hen. VIII.

Between William Babyngton, Armiger, George Perpoynte, Armiger, Thomas Babyngton, Armiger, and John Babyngton, Armiger, complainants, and Richard Churcheyarde, deforciant of three messuages, 200 acres of land, sixty acres of meadow, and forty acres of pasture in Wyttyngton and Tynmore.

Richard remitted all right to the complainants, for which they gave £80 sterling.

No. 3. On the Morrow of St. John the Baptist. 26 Hen. VIII.

Between Henry Clerke, Thomas Clerke, Walter Blount, John Fitzherbert, Clerk, William Palmer, Robert Mylward, and Richard Warde, complainants, and Charles Whyte and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants of a messuage, two burgages, three gardens, 100 acres of land, and two acres of meadow in Uttoxater and Crakemershe.

Charles and Elizabeth remitted all right to the complainants, for which they gave £50 sterling.

No. 4. At a month from the Day of St. Michael. 26 Hen. VIII.

Between William Lytton and Thomas Lytton, complainants, and Henry Stanlowe and Alice his wife, deforciants of three messuages, two gardens, sixty-eight acres of land, thirty acres of meadow, twenty acres of pasture, twenty acres of wood, ten acres of marsh, and ten acres of furze and heath in Rungehey and Chedulton.

Henry and Alice remitted all right to the complainants, for which they gave £40 sterling.

No. 5. On the Morrow of all Souls. 26 Hen. VIII.

Between William Saltfort, complainant, and William Kynnerton and Alice his wife, deforciants of a messuage, fifty acres of land, ten acres of meadow, and sixty acres of pasture in Woldyngton, in the parish of Patteshull.

William Kymerton and Alice acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of William Saltfort and his heirs, for which he granted an annual rent or annuity of 20s. to William and Alice and their assigns, for 15 years, and at the end of the said term he granted to them and to the heirs of William, an annual rent or annuity of 26s. 8d. for ever.

No. 6. On the Octaves of the Purification. 26 Hen. VIII.

And afterwards recorded on the Quindene of Easter. 26 Hen. VIII.

Between John Peyssall, Armiger, complainant, and John Harecourte, Armiger, and Anne his wife, deforciants of a messuage, four acres of meadow, thirty-six acres of pasture, and six acres of wood in Horseley.

John Harecourt and Anne remitted all right to John Peyssall and his heirs, for which John Peyssall granted to John Harecourt and Anne, and to the heirs of John Harecourt an annuity of 20s., issuing from the said tenements.

No. 7. On the Morrow of St. Martin. 27 Hen. VIII.

Between Edward Warner, Gentleman, complainant, and John Worley, deforciant of thirty acres of pasture, and ten acres of wood in Hannysworth.

John remitted all right to Edward and his heirs, for which Edward gave him £40 sterling.

No. 8. On the Quindene of Easter. 28 Hen. VIII.

Between Anthony Yong, complainant, and Robert Launder, deforciant of a messuage, twenty acres of land, two acres of meadow, and twenty acres of pasture in Barleston.

Robert remitted all right to Anthony and his heirs, for which Anthony gave him 20 marks of silver.

No. 9. At a month from Easter Day. 28 Hen. VIII.

Between John Pillesworth and Elizabeth his wife, complainants, and Ralph Forde, and Amisia his wife, deforciants of a third part of two messuages, and a toft, 100 acres of land, twenty acres of meadow, fifty acres of pasture and twenty acres of wood in Morwall and Stretehay.

Ralph and Amisia remitted all right to John and Elizabeth, and the issue of Elizabeth, for which John and Elizabeth gave them £40 sterling.

No. 10. On the Octaves of St. Martin. 28 Hen. VIII.

Between William Blount, Gentleman, Henry Clerke, Robert Mylward, William Hert, and John Palmer, complainants, and Arthur Browne, deforciant of a messuage, eight curtilages, five acres of land, two acres of pasture, and three acres of meadow in Uttoxatur.

Arthur remitted all right to the complainants, for which they gave £40 sterling.

No. 11. On the Octaves of St. Martin. 28 Hen. VIII.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of St. Hillary. 28 Hen. VIII.

Between John Pype and William Clayton, complainants, and Stephen Howlat, and Joan his wife, deforciants of a messuage, thirty acres of land, four acres of meadow, and thirty acres of pasture in Overpen and Neiderpen.

Stephen and Joan acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of the complainants, for which they granted them to Stephen and Joan for their lives, with remainder to the right heirs of Stephen for ever.

No. 12. On the Morrow of the Purification. 28 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Overton, complainant, and Richard Weston and Joan his wife, deforciants of a messuage, called Bowre-Ende, twenty acres of land, five acres of meadow, and ten acres of pasture in Mawdeley (Madeley).

Richard and Joan acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Thomas, for which he granted them to Richard and Joan for their lives, and to the survivor, without impeachment of waste, with remainder to Margaret Weston, their bastard daughter, and to the issue of Margaret, and failing such issue, to remain to the right heirs of Richard for ever.

No. 13. On the Quindene of St. Hillary. 28 Hen. VIII.

Between George Warner, complainant, and Margaret Whithurste, Robert Warner and Elena his wife, deforciants of a moiety of a messuage, and a moiety of twenty acres of land, seven acres of meadow, twenty acres of pasture, six acres of wood, and of a messuage, twenty acres of land, four acres of meadow, ten acres of pasture, and four acres of wood in Chedull and Dylron (Dilhorn).

Margaret, and Robert and Elena remitted all right to George Warner and his heirs, for which George gave them £40 sterling.

No. 14. On the Morrow of St. John the Baptist. 29 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Agard, Gentleman, complainant, and William Myners, otherwise Mynors, and Humphrey Coton, deforciants of the manor of Blakenall, and six messuages, 600 acres of land, 200 acres of meadow, 600 acres of pasture, and 100 acres of wood in Blakenall, Yoxhall, Woodhouse, and Barton-under-Nedewode, and common of pasture for 300 beasts in Nedewode and of a fishery in the water of Trent.

William and Humphrey remitted all right to Thomas Agard and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them £400 sterling.

No. 15. At a month from the Day of St. Michael. 29 Hen. VIII.

Between Humphrey Coton and Anne his wife, complainants, and John Leeke, deforciant of a messuage, a cottage, a croft, sixty acres of land, ten acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, and ten acres of wood, called Fulffen, lying and being in Breudewode, and common of pasture for 300 sheep, and 200 beasts in the forest of Canoke, Luffullewode, and Pype.

John granted the said tenements and common of pasture to Humphrey, and to his issue male by Anne, and failing such issue, to remain to the right heirs of Humphrey for ever, and for this grant Humphrey and Anne gave 100 marks of silver.

No. 16. On the Octaves of St. Martin. 29 Hen. VIII.

Between John Porte, Knight, complainant, and Thomas Hussey, John Hussey and Elena his wife, and Mary Hussey, deforciants of three messuages, five tofts, twenty acres of meadow, and sixty acres of pasture in Bronston and Burton-on-Trent.

Thomas, John Hussey, and Elena remitted all right to John Porte and his heirs, for which John Porte gave them £60 sterling.

No. 17. On the Morrow of All Souls. 29 Hen. VIII.

Between James Leveson, Armiger, complainant, and William Kynnerton and Alice his wife, deforciants of a messuage, fifty acres of land, ten acres of meadow, and sixty acres of pasture in Woldyngton, in the parish of Patteshall.

William and Alice remitted all right to James and his heirs, for which James gave them £40 sterling.

No. 18. At a month from the Day of St. Michael. 29 Hen. VIII.

Between William Holland and Katherine his wife, complainants, and Richard Holland and Joan his wife, deforciants of two messuages, a garden, forty acres of land, two acres of meadow, and eight acres of pasture in Aldrych, Barre, Burton-on-Trent, and Goscote.

Richard and Joan remitted all right to William and Katherine, and heirs of William, for which William and Katherine gave them £40 sterling.

No. 19. On the Morrow of all Souls. 29 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Hackluyt, Gentleman, complainant, and Simon Hyett, Armiger, and Alienora his wife, deforciants of a moiety of the manor of Henley, and of six messuages, six gardens, 100 acres of land, forty acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture, ten acres of wood, 100 acres of furze and heath, and 3s. of rent in Henley.

Simon and Alianora remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them £100 sterling.

N.B.—This fine is marked Salop, and has been included by mistake amongst the Staffordshire Fines at the Record Office.

No. 20. At a month from the Day of St. Michael. 29 Hen. VIII.

Between Humphrey Coton and Anne his wife, complainants, and John Fitzherbert, Clerk, Thomas Clegge, Gentleman, and William Bothom, Clerk, deforciants of ten acres of land, ten acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture, and four acres of wood in Great Wyrley and Norton, otherwise called Canke Norton.

John, Thomas, and William remitted all right to Humphrey and his heirs, and warranted the said tenements to him against William, Abbot of Westminster, and his successors for ever, for which Humphrey and Anne gave them 100 marks.

No. 21. On the Octaves of St. Hillary. 29 Hen. VIII.

Between [Ralph] Sacheverell, Armiger, complainant, and Christopher Hunte and Margaret his wife, deforciants of the manor of Hyntes, otherwise Hynce, and twenty of . . . cottages, 1,000 acres of land, 100 acres of meadow, 800 of . . . acres of wood, 1,000 acres of furze and heath, and 20s. [of rent] in Hyntes, otherwise Hynce, and Wyggynton.

Christopher and Margaret remitted all right to Ralph and his heirs, for which Ralph gave them £400 sterling.

No. 22. On the Morrow . . . . 29 Hen. VIII.

Between Anthony Fitzherbert, Knight, and Matilda his wife, complainants, and Thomas Venables, Armiger, and Matilda his wife, deforciants of . . . messuages, forty acres of land, twenty acres of meadow, and forty acres of pasture in Gayton and Hamptall Rydwar.

Thomas and Matilda remitted all right to Anthony and Matilda his wife, and heirs of Anthony, for which he and Matilda gave £50 sterling.

No. 23. On the Morrow of the Purification. 29 Hen. VIII.

Between Owen Jurden, complainant, and Richard Jurden and Margery his wife, deforciants of a messuage, forty acres of land, and one acre of meadow and . . . . in Netherpen.

Richard and Margery acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Owen, for which he granted them to Richard and Margery and their issue, and failing such issue, to remain to the right heirs of Richard for ever.

No. 24. On the Octaves of St. Hillary. [29 Hen. VIII. (fn. 2) ]

Between Thomas Basset and Margaret his wife, complainants, and Christopher Hunte, Armiger, deforciant of a messuage, 100 acres of land, twenty-four acres of meadow, 260 acres of pasture, 120 acres of wood, and 300 acres of furze and heath in Hyntys (Hints).

Christopher acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Thomas and Margaret, for which they granted to Christopher and to his heirs an annual rent of £4 issuing from the said tenements.

No. 25. . . . [29 Hen. VIII. (fn. 2) ]

Between John Fowke, complainant, and William Wyrley and Joan [his wife] . . . deforciants of a messuage, thirty acres of land, forty acres of pasture, twenty acres of meadow . . . in Great Saredon.

William and Joan acknowledged the said tenements to be the right [of John], for which he granted them to William and Joan for their life, and to the survivor of them without impeachment of waste, and after their decease to remain to . . . Joan, and to the heirs of the body of the said Henry, lawfully begotten, and failing such issue, they shall remain to the right heirs of Joan for ever.

No. 26 . . . [29 Hen. VIII. (fn. 2) ]

Between Robert Barresford (Beresford), complainant, and Philip Draycott, Knight, deforciant of a messuage, eight acres of land, eight acres of meadow, and eight acres of pasture in Alstonfeld.

Philip remitted all right to Robert and his heirs, for which Robert gave him £20 sterling.

No. 27. On the Octaves of the Purification. 29 Hen. VIII.

And afterwards recorded on the Quindene of Easter. 30 Hen. VIII.

Between William Byllyngesley, complainant, and John Pyddocke, and Joyce his wife, deforciants of a messuage, sixty acres of land, and twenty acres of pasture in Chikynhyll.

John and Joyce remit all right to William and his heirs, for which William gave him £40 sterling.

No. 28. At a month from Easter Day. 30 Hen. VIII. (fn. 3)

Between Brian Fowler, Armiger, complainant, and Arthur Neuton, Armiger, deforciant of a capital messuage, a cottage, an orchard, a garden, and one acre of land, in the vill of Salop.

Arthur remitted all right to Brian and his heirs, for which Brian gave £40 sterling.

No. 29. At a month from Easter Day. 30 Hen. VIII. (fn. 3)

Between William Whorwood, Armiger, complainant, and William Nicols, and John Nicols, Clerk, deforciants of two messuages, 200 acres of land, twenty acres of meadow, twelve acres of pasture, thirty acres of wood, and forty acres of furze and heath in Rommesley, Leumores, and Alveley.

The deforciants remitted all right to William Whorwood and his heirs, for which he gave them £100.

No. 30. On the Quindene of Easter. 20 Hen. VIII.

And afterwards recorded on the Quindene of Easter. 30 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Moreton, Gentleman, Richard Warde, Gentleman, and John Moreton, Clerk, complainants, and John Warde, and Edith his wife, deforciants of four messuages, twenty acres of land, ten acres of meadow, and 100 acres of pasture in Morehall and Penkeriche, and one messuage, four acres of meadow, and forty acres of pasture in Chyllyngton and a moiety of forty acres of pasture in Wulverhampton.

John Warde and Edith acknowledged the said tenements and moiety to be the right of the complainants, for which they granted the tenements in Morehall, and two messuages, five acres of land, four acres of meadow, and eight acres of pasture in Penkeriche, parcels of the said tenements, to John Warde and Edith, to be held during their life and to the survivor, without impeachment of waste, and after their decease, to remain to Alice Dyckyns and Elena, daughters of Edith, and to their issue; and, failing such issue, they shall remain to the right heirs of Alice and Elena. They also granted to John Warde and Edith, one messuage, two acres of land, two acres of meadow, and three acres of pasture in Penkeriche, and one messuage, four acres of land, and forty acres of pasture in Chyllyngton, also a moiety of forty acres of pasture in Wulverhampton, the residue of the said tenements; to be held by them during the life of Edith, and after her decease, to remain to John Moreton, son of the said Thomas Moreton, and Alice, daughter of the said Edith, and to the issue of the said Alice by the said John Moreton, the son; and failing such issue, they shall remain to the right heirs of Alice for ever.

No. 31. On the Quindene of Holy Trinity. 30 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Grey, Armiger, complainant, and George Acworth, Gentleman, deforciant of the manors of Orton otherwise Overton, and Womborn, and ten messuages, four crofts, 200 acres of land, thirty acres of meadow, forty acres of pasture, twenty acres of wood, and 40s. of rent in Orton, otherwise Overton, Womborn, and Tresull.

George remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave him £140 sterling.

No. 32. On the Quindene of Holy Trinity. 30 Hen. VIII.

Between Richard Whorwood, Gentleman, complainant, and Richard Rogers and Margaret his wife, and Nicholas Russell, deforciants of a messuage, twenty-four acres of land, two acres of meadow, and ten acres of pasture in Humeleghe otherwise Hymley.

The deforciants remitted all right to Richard Whorwood and his heirs, for which he gave them 20 marks of silver.

No. 33. On the Quindene of St. John the Baptist. 30 Hen. VIII.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of St. Michael. 30 Hen. VIII.

Between William Hollys, Knight, and Elizabeth his wife, complainants, and William, Earl of Southampton, and Mabel his wife, deforciants of the manor of Yoxhall, and forty messuages, twenty cottages, one water-mill, two dovecotes, forty gardens, forty orchards, 2,000 acres of land, 300 acres of meadow, 1,000 acres of pasture, 100 acres of wood, 400 acres of furze and heath, 200 acres of marsh, and £10 of rent in Yoxhall, and the advowson of the church of Yoxhall.

The Earl and Mabel granted the said manor, tenements, rent and advowson to William Hollys and Elizabeth for their life and to the survivor of them, without impeachment of waste, with remainder to Francis Hollys, son of the said William, and to his issue, and failing such issue, to remain to William Hollys, another of the sons of the said William Hollys, and to his issue, and failing such issue, to Joan Whyddon. daughter of Anne Whyddon, daughter of the said William Hollys, Knight, and Elizabeth, and to her issue, and failing such issue, they shall remain to the right heirs of William Hollys, Knight, for ever; and for this grant William Hollys and Elizabeth gave £1,200 sterling.

No. 34. On the Morrow of All Souls. 30 Hen. VIII.

Between Francis Repyngton and Matilda his wife, and Richard their son, complainants, and Richard Cotton, Gent., and Alice his wife, deforciants of a messuage, thirty acres of land, six acres of meadow, sixteen acres of pasture, and six acres of wood in Marchyngton and Hownehyll.

Richard Cotton and Alice remitted all right to the complainants and heirs of Richard Repyngton, for which the complainants gave them £30 sterling.

No. 35. On the Morrow of St. Martin. 30 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Walker, complainant, and Thomas Lyng, deforciant of a messuage or burgage, six cottages, three tofts, six gardens, and two acres of land in Burton-on-Trent.

Thomas Lyng acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Thomas Walker, for which he granted them to Thomas Lyng for his life, with remainder to Thomas Walker and his heirs for ever.

No. 36. On the Octaves of St. Martin. 30 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Dudley, complainant, and Roger Hardwyke and Margaret his wife, deforciants of a messuage, a cottage, twenty-four acres of land, and six acres of meadow in Tybyngton and Segeley.

Roger and Margaret remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them £40 sterling.

No. 37. On the Quindene of Easter. 31 Hen. VIII.

Between James Leveson, Armiger, complainant, and Edward Sutton, otherwise Dudley, Armiger, deforciant of the manors of Overpen, Netherpen, Oxley, and Rowleysomyrey, and twenty messuages, 600 acres of land, 300 acres of meadow, 600 acres of pasture, 200 acres of wood, 100 acres of furze and heath, and £12 of rent in Overpen, Netherpen, Oxley, and Rowleysomyrey.

Edward remitted all right to James and his heirs, for which James gave him £800 sterling.

No. 38. At a month from Easter Day. 31 Hen. VIII.

Between John Harecourte, Knight, and Margaret his wife, complainants, and John Wyseman and Joan his wife, deforciants of the manor of Ronton, and seven messuages, six cottages, one water-mill, one windmill, two dovecotes, twelve gardens, 500 acres of land, 100 acres of meadow, 600 acres of pasture, 200 acres of wood, and common of pasture for all beasts, without number, and 10s. of rent in Ronton, Elynall, Seightford, Hethehouse Graunge, and Gnossall.

John Wyseman and Joan remitted all right to John Harecourt and Margaret and heirs of Margaret, for which John Harecourte and Margaret gave £400 sterling.

No. 39. On the Quindene of St. Michael. 31 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Shrymscher, Armiger, complainant, and Humphrey Bourchier, Armiger, and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants of the manor of High Offeley, and thirty messuages, 3,000 acres of land, 1,000 acres of meadow, 2,000 acres of pasture, 200 acres of wood, 200 acres of furze and heath, and 100s. of rent in High Offeley, Tunstall, and Lee.

Humphrey and Elizabeth remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them £600 sterling.

No. 40. On the Morrow of St. Martin. 31 Hen. VIII.

Between Anthony Asteley and Mary his wife, complainants, and Thomas Skrymsher and Joan his wife, deforciants of a messuage, sixty acres of land, two acres of meadow, 600 acres of pasture, and two acres of wood in Medleys.

Thomas and Joan remitted all right to Anthony and Mary and heirs of Anthony, for which Anthony and Mary gave them 50 marks of silver.

No. 41. On the Quindene of St. Michael. 31 Hen. VIII.

Between Richard Colclough, of Little Chell, complainant, and John Colclough, Richard Colclough, son of the same John, and Anthony Colclough, deforciants of a messuage, a cottage, a water-mill, forty acres of land, ten acres of meadow, forty acres of pasture, and six acres of wood in Little Chell and Cunstall.

The deforciants remitted all right to Richard Colclough of Little Chell, and his heirs, for which Richard Colclough gave them 100 marks of silver.

No. 42. At a month from the Day of St. Michael. 31 Hen. VIII.

Between Henry Clerke, complainant, and William Wall, of Lyghtwod, and Elena his wife, deforciants of two messuages, forty acres of land, 100 acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, twenty acres of wood, and 40 acres of furze and heath, also common of pasture for 100 beasts and 1,000 sheep in Chetyll, otherwise Chedull (Cheadle).

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

No. 43. On the Octaves of the Purification. 31 Hen. VIII.

And afterwards recorded on the Morrow of All Souls. 32 Hen. VIII.

Between James Leueson, Armiger, complainant, and John Dudley, Knight, (fn. 4) and Joan his wife, deforciants of the manor of Perton, and 300 acres of land, 100 acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, forty acres of wood, and 40s. of rent in Perton and Trescote.

John and Joan remitted all right to James and his heirs, for which James gave them £400 sterling.

No. 109. At a month from Easter Day. 32 Hen. VIII.

Between John Taylour, complainant, and Edward Gamon and Isabel his wife, deforciants of two messuages, a toft, eighty acres of land, four acres of meadow, forty acres of pasture, and one acre of wood in Great Barre and Westbromwiche.

Edward and Isabel remitted all right to John and his heirs, for which John gave them 50 marks of silver.

No. 110. At a month from Easter Day. 32 Hen. VIII.

Between Ralph Caldwall, complainant, and John Caldwall, of Aston, the elder, deforciant of four messuages, 300 acres of land, ten acres of meadow, twenty acres of pasture, and ten acres of wood in Alston, Haughton, Apeton, Berton, Bradley, and Byllyngton.

John acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Ralph, for which he granted them to John, to be held for his life, without impeachment of waste, with remainder to John Caldwall, son and heir apparent of the said John, and to the issue male of John, the son, and failing such issue, they shall remain to Richard, another of the sons of the said John, the father, and to his issue male, and failing such issue, they shall remain to Geoffrey Caldwall, son and heir apparent of the aforesaid Ralph, and to his issue male, and failing such issue they shall remain to the right heirs of the said Ralph for ever. (fn. 5)

No. 189. On the Octaves of Holy Trinity. 32 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Tyrer, Clerk, complainant, and Humphrey Walker and Juliana his wife, deforciants of a messuage, a cottage, two gardens, twelve acres of land, twenty acres of meadow, and thirty acres of pasture in Blokeswyche.

Humphrey and Juliana acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Thomas, for which he granted them to Humphrey, for the term of one month, with remainder to Thomas Walker and Alice his wife, and to their lawful issue, and failing such issue, they shall remain to the said Thomas Walker and his lawful issue, and failing such issue, to the aforesaid Humphrey and Juliana and their lawful issue, and failing such issue, they shall remain to the right heirs of Humphrey for ever.

No. 190. On the Quindene of Holy Trinity. 32 Hen. VIII.

Between John Grosvenour, complainant, and John Mighell and Juliana his wife, deforciants of a messuage and six acres of land in Wolverhampton.

John Mighell and Juliana acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John Grosvenour, for which he granted them to John Mighell and Juliana for their lives, with remainder to John Cowper and Katherine his wife, and to their issue, and failing such issue, they shall remain to the right heirs of John Mighell for ever.

No. 191. On the Octaves of Holy Trinity. 32 Hen. VIII.

Between William Whorwood, Armiger, complainant, and John Staresmore, Armiger, Francis Staresmore and Mary his wife, deforciants of two messuages, sixty acres of land, thirty acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture, twenty acres of wood, and 100 acres of furze and heath in Rowley.

The deforciants remitted all right to William and his heirs, for which William gave them £220 sterling.

No. 192. On the Morrow of St. John the Baptist. 32 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Skrymsher, Gentleman, complainant, and Philip Butteler, Knight, and Elizabeth his wife, and John Butteler, Armiger, and Griselda his wife, deforciants of a rent of £26 13s. 4d. issuing from the manor of Norbury; together with the advowson of the Church of Norbury.

Philip, and Elizabeth, and John, and Griselda remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them 800 marks of silver.

On the Octaves of St. Martin. 32 Hen. VIII.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of St. Hillary. 32 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Smyth, Draper, complainant, and William Brasbrige, deforciant of a messuage, a garden, ten acres of land, eight acres of meadow, and twenty acres of pasture in Barre and Hylton.

William remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave him 100 marks of silver.

No. 176. On the Morrow of All Souls. 32 Hen. VIII.

Between Walter Wrottesley, Armiger, complainant, and Giles Strangways, Knight, and Joan his wife, deforciants of the manor of Lutley, and twenty messuages, ten cottages, a water-mill, 300 acres of land 300 acres of pasture, sixty acres of meadow, forty acres of wood, 200 acres of furze and heath, and £4 of rent in Lutley, Meere, Morff, and Enfeld, and the advowson of the chantry of the Blessed Mary in the parish Church of Enfeld (Enville).

Giles and Joan remitted all right to Walter and his heirs, for which Walter gave them £340 sterling.

No. 178. On the Morrow of All Souls. 32 Hen. VIII.

Between Ralph Broke, Gentleman, complainant, and Giles Strangweys, Knight, and Joan his wife, deforciants of three messuages, two cottages, three tofts, forty acres of land, 100 acres of pasture, twenty acres of meadow, twenty acres of wood, and 4s. of rent in Bobynton and Leeton.

Giles and Joan remitted all right to Ralph and his heirs, for which Ralph gave them £60 sterling.

No. 179. On the Morrow of All Souls. 32 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Grey, Armiger, complainant, and Giles Strangways, Knight, and Joan his wife, deforciants of the manor of Amelcote, otherwise called Ambelcote, and twelve messuages, six cottages, 300 acres of land, 100 acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, forty acres of wood, 200 acres of furze and heath, and 40s. of rent in Amelcote, otherwise called Ambelcote, and Sturbrige.

Giles and Joan remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them £440 sterling.

No. 240. On the Quindene of Easter. 33 Hen. VIII.

Between James Collyer, complainant, and George Cotton, Armiger, and Mary his wife, deforciants of the manor of Erled (Yarlet), otherwise Erledgraunge, and a messuage, 300 acres of land, thirty acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, forty acres of wood, and 24s. of rent in Erledgraunge, Whytgrave, Aston near Stone, Enston, and Great Sandon.

George and Mary remitted all right to James and his heirs, for which James gave them £120 sterling. Made by virtue of the King's precept.

No. 241. At three weeks from Easter Day. 33 Hen. VIII.

Between Francis Stedeman, complainant, and Nicholas Byrre and Agnes his wife, deforciants of a moiety of a messuage, thirty acres of land, five acres of meadow, and forty acres of pasture in Gostecote.

Nicholas and Agnes remitted all right to Francis and his heirs, for which Francis gave them 40 marks of silver.

No. 242. At three weeks from Easter Day. 33 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Morton and Humphrey Mynars, complainants, and Edward Aston, Knight, deforciant of the manor of Milwych, and seven messuages, one water-mill, 240 acres of land, forty acres of meadow, 300 acres of pasture, 100 acres of wood, 9s. 4d. of rent, and a rent of one pound of cummin in Milwyche, Coton, and Geryngsale.

Edward acknowledged the said manor, tenements, and rents to be the right of Thomas, and granted that the said manor, rents, and tenements, which William Aston, brother of the said Edward, held for life, after the death of the said William, shall remain to the complainants, for which the complainants granted them to Edward to hold immediately after the death of the said William, for his life without impeachment of waste, and after his decease they shall remain to Leonard Aston, the son of Edward, for his life, and after the death of the said Leonard they shall remain to the right heirs of Edward for ever.

No. 292. On the Morrow of All Souls. 33 Hen. VIII.

Between Robert Mylward, complainant, and Alice Barns, widow, deforciant of seven acres of pasture in Crakemarshe.

Alice remitted all right to Robert and his heirs, for which Robert gave her £30 sterling.

No. 291. At three weeks from Easter Day. 33 Hen. VIII.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of St. Michael. 33 Hen. VIII.

Between Francis Repyngton and Matilda his wife, complainants, and Richard Coton, deforciant of eight messuages, two tofts, eight gardens, twenty acres of land, forty acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, ten acres of wood, and 200 acres of furze and heath in Chedell, Huntley, Drynton, Cotton, Blythbury, Newland, Rydware-Hamptall, Pype-Rydware, and Heteley.

Richard remitted all right to Francis and Matilda, and heirs of Francis, for which Francis and Matilda gave him £140 sterling.

No. 290. At a month from the Day of St. Michael. 33 Hen. VIII.

Between Edward Littelton, Armiger, complainant, and William Lone and Marion his wife, deforciants of a messuage, fifty acres of land, twenty acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, and ten acres of wood in Cotton, Kyngston, and Arbarton.

William and Marion acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Edward and his heirs, for which Edward granted them to William for his life.

No. 159. On the Quindene of St. Hillary. 33 Hen. VIII.

Between Edward Saunders, Citizen and Letherseller, of London, complainant, and Thomas Vernon, deforciant of a messuage, a barn, a garden, and an orchard in Newcastle-under-Lyne.

Thomas remitted all right to Edward and his heirs, for which Edward gave him £30 sterling.

No. 158. On the Octaves of St. Michael. 33 Hen. VIII.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of St. Hillary. 33 Hen. VIII.

Between Henry Sukkeley, complainant, and John Jekys, Gentleman, and Elena his wife, deforciants of the manor of Tamworth, and eight messuages, 100 acres of land, twenty-four acres of meadow, fifty acres of pasture, and six acres of wood in Tamworth and Wolvourhampton.

John and Elena remitted all right to Henry and his heirs, for which Henry gave them £200 sterling.

No. 157. On the Octaves of St. Hillary. 33 Hen. VIII.

Between Geoffrey Whitney, complainant, and John Sharpe, and Thomas Vernon and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants of eight messuages, two cottages, 100 acres of land, forty acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture, and 200 acres of furze and heath in Waterfall.

John, Thomas, and Elizabeth remitted all right to Geoffrey and his heirs, for which Geoffrey gave them 220 marks of silver.

No. 190. On the Quindene of Easter. 34 Hen. VIII.

Between Edward Aston, Knight, complainant, and William Lawrence and Joan his wife, deforciants of a messuage, forty acres of land, six acres of meadow, and ten acres of pasture in Brocketon.

William and Joan acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Edward, for which he granted them to William and Joan for their lives, with reversion to Edward and his heirs for ever.

On the Quindene of Easter. [34 Hen. VIII.]

Between Edward Lyttelton, Armiger, complainant, and Anthony Wyngefeld, Knight, and Robert Wyngfeld, Gentleman, deforciants of a messuage, 100 acres of land, 200 acres of pasture, twenty acres of meadow, ten acres of wood, and 100 acres of heath and moor in Curborowe, Kyngys—Bromley, Abnall, Wall, and Lichefeld.

Anthony and Robert remitted all right to Edward and his heirs, for which Edward gave them £114 sterling.

On the Quindene of Easter. [34 Hen. VIII.]

Between Richard Salte, complainant, and John Whytynge, the younger, deforciant of three messuages, six acres of land, five acres of meadow, and twelve acres of pasture in Barton-under-Nedewod.

John remitted all right to Richard and his heirs, for which Richard gave him £40 sterling.

No. 157. On the Octaves of Holy Trinity. 34 Hen. VIII.

Between William Whorwod, Armiger, complainant, and Thomas Leveson, Armiger, and Richard Poultney, Gentleman, and Joan his wife, deforciants of six messuages, six cottages, 100 acres of land, forty acres of meadow, 300 acres of pasture, forty acres of wood, and 100 acres of furze and heath in Rowley and Dudley.

The deforciants remitted all right to William and his heirs, for which William gave them £80 sterling.

No. 156. On the Octaves of St. John the Baptist. 30 Hen. VIII.

And after wards recorded on the Morrow of Holy Trinity. 34 Hen. VIII.

Between Humphrey Coton, Gentleman, and Anne his wife, complainants, and John Leeke, otherwise Leke, deforciant of ten messuages, three cottages, four gardens, 100 acres of land, forty acres of meadow, 300 acres of pasture, ten acres of wood, sixty acres of furze and heath, and 10s. of rent in Asshemerebroke, Lychefeld, Chorley, Hamewyche, Pype, Longdon, Farwall, Breudewoode, and Chylderheyend.

John remitted all right in the reversion of the said tenements, after the death of Hugh Bowde, who held them for life, to Humphrey and Anne, and to the heirs of Humphrey; for which Humphrey and Anne gave him £160 sterling.

No. 333. On the Octaves of St. Michael. 34 Hen. VIII.

Between Edward Lytleton, Armiger, complainant, and Anthony Wyngfeld, Knight, and John Wynfeld, Armiger, son and heir apparent of the said Anthony, deforciants of the manors of Longryche and Leydall, and ten messuages, 200 acres of land, fifty acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture, twenty acres of wood, and 20s. of rent in Longryche, Leydall, Shenston, and Pencryche.

Anthony and John remitted all right to Edward and his heirs, for which Edward gave them 250 marks of silver.

At a month from Easter Day. 35 Hen. VIII.

Between Humphrey Cumbreforde, complainant, and William Sareson and Joan his wife, deforciants of two messuages, two acres of land, and three acres of meadow in Wedsbury and Walstede Delves.

William and Joan remitted all right to Humphrey and his heirs, for which Humphrey gave them £20 sterling.

No. 161. On the Morrow of Holy Trinity. 35 Hen. VIII.

Between Vincent Moundy, Armiger, complainant, and George Blountt, of Kynlett, in the co. of Salop, Armiger, and Constance his wife, deforciants of a third part of the manor of Austonfeld, otherwise Aulsefeld, and of sixty messuages, 1,000 acres of land, 500 acres of meadow, 1,000 acres of pasture, ten acres of wood, 2,000 acres of furze and heath, 500 acres of marsh and turbary, and a rent of 20s. in Austonfeld, otherwise Aulsefeld, Stansehoope, and Hoope.

George and Constance remitted all right to Vincent and his heirs, for which Vincent gave them £250 sterling.

No. 128. On the Morrow of Holy Trinity. 35 Hen. VIII.

Between John Chaterton, complainant, and Hugh Shipton and Alice his wife, deforciants of two messuages, two gardens, and three acres of land in Whytyngton.

Hugh and Alice remitted all right to John and his heirs, and granted that one messuage and one garden, parcel of the said tenements which Margaret Chaterton, widow, held for the term of her life, and that one messuage and one garden, which Thomas Chaterton held for the term of his life, of the inheritance of the said Alice, shall remain to John and his heirs, and for this grant John gave them £40 sterling.

No. 105. On the Morrow of the Purification. 35 Hen. VIII.

Between Roger Tayler, complainant, and William Brasebrygge, Gentleman, and Joan his wife, deforciants of a messuage, sixty acres of land, four acres of meadow, and sixty acres of pasture in Little Saredon, and Great Barre.

William and Joan remitted all right to Roger and his heirs, for which the said Richard (sic) gave them £40 sterling.

No. 310. On the Morrow of the Purification. 35 Hen. VIII.

Between John Porte, complainant, and John Wyddur, and William Wyddur, son and heir apparent of the said John, deforciants of three messuages, three cottages, six gardens, 100 acres of land, 100 acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, 100 acres of wood, and 400 acres of furze and heath in Ilam, Ilam More, Duffdale, and Bunster,

John Wyddur and William acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of John Porte and his heirs, for which he granted to William an annuity of £9 issuing from the said tenements.

No. 1. At a month from Easter Day. 36 Hen. VIII.

Between Philip Orme, complainant, and William Orme, the elder, deforciant of a cottage, forty acres of land, two acres of meadow, and thirty acres of pasture in Westbromewyche and Rowley.

William acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Philip, for which he granted them to William for his life, without impeachment of waste, with remainder to William Orme, the younger, and to his issue, and failing such issue, they shall remain to the right heirs of William, the elder, for ever.

No. 2. On the Quindene of Easter. 36 Hen. VIII.

Between John Hunt and Amice his wife, complainants, and John Dygby, Armiger, and Mary [his] wife, deforciants of the manors of Salt and Enston, and six messuages, three cottages, six tofts, eight gardens, 1,000 acres of land, 1,000 acres of moor, 1,000 acres of pasture, 1,000 acres of wood, and 40d. of rent in Salt, Enston, Wettmore, Doglane, Mylwiche, Whytmore, Stone, and Newcastell-under-Lyne.

John Dygby and Mary remitted all right to John Hunt and Amice, and heirs of John Hunt, for which John Hunt and Amice gave them £100 sterling.

No. 3. On the Quindene of Easter. 36 Hen. VIII.

Between Richard Bydulffe, Armiger, complainant, and Roger Knyght and Isabel his wife, deforciants of a messuage, ten acres of land, five acres of meadow, and four acres of pasture in Bydulphe.

Roger and Isabel remitted all right to Richard and his heirs, for which Richard gave them £40 sterling.

No. 4. On the Quindene of Easter. 34 Hen. VIII.

And afterwards recorded on the Morrow of Holy Trinity. 36 Hen. VIII.

Between James Leveson, Armiger, complainant, and John Peyto, Gentleman, deforciant of the manor of Great Worley (Wlrley), and six messuages, 200 acres of land, 100 acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, 100 acres of wood, and £10 10s. 1¼d. of rent in Great Worley.

John remitted all right in the reversion of the said manor and tenements and rents after the death of Margaret Peyto, widow, who held them for her life, of his inheritance, to James and his heirs, for which James gave him £220.

No. 5. At a month from Easter Day. 36 Hen. VIII.

And afterwards recorded on the Morrow of Holy Trinity. 36 Hen. VIII.

Between John Leveson, complainant, and William Brasebrigge, Gentleman, and Joan his wife, deforciants of eight acres of meadow, and fourteen acres of pasture in Great Barre.

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

No. 6. At a month from Easter Day. 36 Hen. VIII.

And afterwards recorded on the Morrow of Holy Trinity. 36 Hen. VIII.

Between Edward Lyttelton, Armiger, complainant, and Richard Ley and Anne his wife, Henry Cowper and Dorothy his wife, and John Colburne, otherwise Colbarne, and Wenefrid his wife, deforciants of three parts of two messuages, five cottages, and three parts of a moiety of one watermill, thirty acres of land, twenty and a half acres of meadow, and 100 acres of pasture divided into four parts, in Penkeryche, Wogaston, Pylletnall, and Whyston.

The deforciants remitted all right to Edward and his heirs, and granted that three parts of one messuage, with the appurtenances, in Penkeryche and Wogaston, which Beatrice Hussey, widow, late the wife of William Hussey, mother of the said Anne, Dorothy and Wenefrid, held for the term of her life, after her decease should remain to the said Edward and his heirs, and for this grant Edward gave £80 sterling.

No. 7. On the Morrow of Holy Trinity. 36 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Cradok, complainant, and Stephen Warde, deforciant of two messuages, two gardens, sixty acres of land, six acres of meadow, ten acres of pasture, and 6s. of rent in Brocton-next-Bastwyche.

Stephen remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave him £40 sterling.

No. 8. At three weeks from Easter Day. 36 Hen. VIII.

And afterwards recorded on the Morrow of Holy Trinity. 36 Hen. VIII.

Between William Whorwood, Armiger, complainant, and Richard Lawley, Armiger, and Barbara his wife, deforciants of the manor of Typton, and ten messuages, six cottages, 300 acres of land, sixty acres of meadow, 500 acres of pasture, fifty acres of wood, 200 acres of furze and heath, and 100s. of rent in Typton, Segeley, and Bilston.

Richard and Barbara remitted all right to William and his heirs, for which William gave them £400 sterling.

No. 9. On the Octaves of St. Hillary. 36 Hen. VIII.

Between John Asshynhurst, complainant, and William Sapurton and Alice his wife, deforciants of seven messuages, two cottages, 200 acres of land, 200 acres of pasture, 300 acres of meadow, and forty acres of wood in Bradnap, Leyke, and Ipstons.

William and Alice remit all right to John and his heirs, for which John gave them £120 sterling.

No. 10. On the Octaves of St. Hillary. 36 Hen. VIII.

Between William Egerton, complainant, and John, Earl of Bath, deforciant of ten acres of land, twenty acres of pasture, and 300 acres of wood in Betteley, Heley, Madeley, and Audeley, and a third part of the manor of Betteley, and a third part of a water-mill in Betteley.

The Earl granted the reversion of the said tenements and third parts, which Elizabeth, Countess of Bath, widow, held for the term of her life, to William and his heirs, for which William gave him £104 sterling.

No. 11. On the Octaves of St. Hillary. 36 Hen. VIII.

Between John Grosvenour and Rose his wife, complainants, and Rose Cleyton, widow, deforciant of fifty acres of land, five acres of meadow, and thirty acres of pasture in Smallegreves, Dobbruche, and Sewall Style, in Wolvernehampton.

Rose Cleyton remitted all right to John and his wife Rose, and heirs of John, for which John and Rose gave her £40 sterling.

No. 12. On the Octaves of St. Hillary. 36 Hen. VIII.

Between George Walker, Gentleman, complainant, and John Ireland, Gentleman (son and heir apparent of Thomas Ireland, Armiger), and Alice his wife, deforciants of the manors of Whytmore and Bedulph, and twentyfour messuages, four cottages, 500 acres of land, 100 acres of meadow, 500 acres of pasture, sixty acres of wood, sixty acres of furze and heath, a water-mill, and £4 of rent in Whytmore, Bedulph, Ansley, and Bucknall.

John and Alice acknowledged the said manors, tenements and rent to be the right of George, for which he granted them to John and Alice and their issue, and failing such issue to remain to the right heirs of Alice for ever.

No. 13. On the Morrow of the Purification. 36 Hen. VIII.

And afterwards recorded on the Quindene of Easter. 36 Hen. VIII.

Between John Leveson, Gentleman, complainant, and Richard Foxall and Alice his wife, deforciants of a messuage, twenty acres of land, six acres of meadow, and ten acres of pasture in Wodnesfeld, otherwise Weddysfeld.

Richard and Alice remitted all right to John and his heirs, for which John gave them 20 marks of silver.

No. 14. On the Quindene of Easter. 36 Hen. VIII.

Between Richard Smyth, complainant, and Thomas Shadwall and Joan his wife, and Walter Eyvott and Margery his wife, deforciants of six acres of pasture and 9s. of rent in Lutley.

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

No. 15. At a month from Easter Day. 37 Hen. VIII.

Between John Leveson, complainant, and Humphrey Conyngesbye, Armiger, deforciant of two messuages, sixty acres of land, forty acres of pasture, twenty acres of wood, and 10s. of rent in Cannock, otherwise Cank, Adnesford, Leycroft, Worley, and Norton, and a third part of twenty messuages, six cottages, twenty gardens, 1,000 acres of land, 200 acres of meadow, 800 acres of pasture, forty acres of wood, and 30s. of rent in Dunston, Stafford, Tyllyngton, Stretton, Alderwyche, Salt, Smalryche, Sondon, Hardewycke, Burston, Weston-on-Trentham (sic), Whytgreve, Fernehall, and Chedulton.

Humphrey remitted all right to John and his heirs, for which John gave him £80 sterling.

No. 16. On the Quindene of Easter. 36 Hen. VIII.

Between Edward Littelton, Armiger, complainant, and Thomas Harecourt and Robert Harecourt, deforciants of the manor of Levedale, otherwise Leydall, and two messuages, twenty acres of land, ten acres of meadow, ten acres of pasture, three acres of wood, and 11s. of rent in Levedale, otherwise Leydall.

Thomas and Robert remitted all right to Edward and his heirs, for which Edward gave them £40 sterling.

No. 17. On the Quindene of Easter. 36 Hen. VIII.

Between Ralph Taylour, complainant, and Robert Marres and Joyce his wife, deforciants of fifteen acres of pasture in Barton.

Robert and Joyce remitted all right to Ralph and his heirs, for which Ralph gave them 50 marks of silver.

No. 18. On the Octaves of the Purification. 36 Hen. VIII.

And afterwards recorded on the Quindene of Easter. 36 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Prowde and Margaret his wife, complainants, and Humphrey Wurley and Isabel his wife, deforciants of a messuage, sixty acres of land, four acres of meadow, forty acres of pasture, and four acres of wood in Overende, and Hansworth.

Humphrey and Isabel remitted all right to Thomas and Margaret, and heirs of Thomas, for which Thomas and Margaret gave them £30 sterling.

No. 19. At three weeks from Easter Day. 37 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Myddelton, Gentleman, complainant, and Henry Sterkey and Agnes his wife, deforciants of a messuage, sixty acres of land, sixty acres of meadow, and twelve acres of wood in Handesworth.

Henry and Agnes remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them 55 marks of silver.

No. 20. On the Quindene of Easter. 36 Hen. VIII.

Between Henry Whorwood, complainant, and Thomas Shadwall and Joan [his] wife, and Walter Eyvott and Margery his wife, deforciants of two acres of meadow, six acres of pasture, and 2s. 10d. of rent in Lutley.

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

No. 21. On the Quindene of Easter. 36 Hen. VIII.

Between John Hunt, Gentleman, complainant, and Francis Ryggeley, Gentleman, and Matilda his wife, and Anthony Ryggeley, Gentleman, deforciants of the manor of Salt, and ten messuages, five cottages, twenty tofts, twelve gardens, 500 acres of land, 200 acres of meadow, 1,000 acres of pasture, 200 acres of wood, and 20s. of rent in Geyton, Wetmore, Doglane, Cooton, Fradswall, Salt, Mylwyche, Eston, Wytmore, Stone, and Newcastellunder-Lyne.

Francis and Matilda remitted all right to John and his heirs, for which John gave them £80 sterling.

No. 22. On the Quindene of Easter. 36 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Hoode, complainant, and John Atlowe, deforciant of a messuage, fifty acres of land, four acres of meadow, thirty acres of pasture, and twenty acres of wood in Busbury and le Lowe Hyll.

John acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Thomas, for which Thomas granted them to John, to hold for one month, and after that term to remain to Henry Bradney and Alice Atlowe, daughter of the said John and to the lawful issue of Alice by the aforesaid Henry, and failing such issue, they shall remain to the right heirs of John for ever.

No. 23. On the Quindene of Easter. 36 Hen. VIII.

Between William Fowke, complainant, and William Brasebryge and Joan his wife, deforciants of two messuages, one cottage, one curtilage, twenty acres of land, sixty-six acres of meadow, 160 acres of pasture, ten acres of wood, and 100 acres of furze and heath in Great Barre, Little Barre, Hylton, Esyngton, Gretsardon, Lyttelsardon, and Shareshull.

William Brasebryge and Joan remitted all right to William Fowke and his heirs, for which William Fowke gave them £80 sterling

No. 24. On the Quindene of Easter. 36 Hen. VIII.

Between John Beaumont, Armiger, complainant, and Edward Nalle and Joan his wife, deforciants of a messuage, three gardens, and five acres of pasture in Wednesbury.

Edward and Joan remitted all right to John and his heirs, for which John gave them 40 marks of silver.

No. 25. On the Octaves of St. Michael. 37 Hen. VIII.

Between Henry Clerke, complainant, and Christopher Elys and Margery his wife, deforciants of a messuage, called le Harte, one garden, one orchard, two acres of land, and one acre of meadow in Uttoxeter, otherwise Uxceter.

Christopher and Margery remitted all right to Henry and his heirs, for which Henry gave them £20 sterling.

No. 26. On the Morrow of All Souls. 37 Hen. VIII.

Between James Thurkell, complainant, and John Blout, deforciant of a messuage, a garden, ten acres of land, twelve acres of meadow, twenty acres of pasture, and six acres of wood in Calengewoode.

John remitted all right to James and his heirs, for which James gave him £40 sterling.

No. 27. On the Octaves of St. Michael. 37 Hen. VIII.

Between John Howlatt, complainant, and Roger Starky, and Elizabeth his wife, and John Nycols, and Alice his wife, deforciants of three acres of land, and two acres of pasture in Enfeld.

The deforciants remitted all right to John Howlatt and his heirs, for which John Howlatt gave them £20 sterling.

No. 28. On the Morrow of the Ascension. 37 Hen. VIII.

And afterwards recorded on the Octaves of St. Michael. 37 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Rowley, Gentleman, and Richard Gravenour, and Thomasine his wife, and Hamo Gravenour, Clerk, deforciants of a messuage, six acres of meadow, twenty-three acres of pasture, and three acres of wood in Norton-on-le-Mores.

Richard and Thomasine, and Hamo remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them £40 sterling.

No. 29. On the Morrow of St. Martin. 37 Hen. VIII.

Between Richard Parker, complainant, and William Durrant, and Agnes his wife, deforciants of a messuage, two burgages, ten acres of pasture, four acres of meadow, and two acres of wood in Burton-on-Trent.

William and Agnes remit all right to Richard and his heirs, for which Richard gave them £40 sterling.

No. 30. On the Octaves of St. Michael. 37 Hen. VIII.

Between John Gyfford, Knight, Thomas Gyfford, Armiger, and Thomas Moreton, Gentleman, complainants, and Edward Swynnerton, Armiger, deforciant of twenty messuages, ten burgages, 300 acres of land, 100 acres of meadow, 300 acres of pasture, eighty acres of wood, twenty acres of furze and heath, and 20s. of rent in Isewall, Badnall, Slyndon, Brockehurst, Blymhill, Brynton, Marston, Littell Onne, and Wodde Eyton, and a fourth part of a water-mill in Blymhill.

Edward acknowledged the said tenements and rent and fourth part to be the right of John, and granted that the said tenements and rent and fourth part, which Nicholas Bradbury, and Lucy his wife, held for the life of Lucy, shall remain after the death of Lucy, to the complainants, for which the complainants granted them to Edward for his life, without impeachment of waste, with remainder to his issue, and failing such issue, they shall remain to Richard Swynnerton, brother of the said Edward, and to his issue, and failing such, they shall remain to Anne, Elizabeth, and Joan, sisters of the said Edward, and to their heirs for ever.

No. 31. At a month from the Day of St. Michael. 37 Hen. VIII.

Between Roger Lees, complainant, and Richard Heth, deforciant of four messuages, 100 acres of [ ], 100 acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture, twenty acres of wood, forty acres of furze and heath, and thirty acres of moor in Wodford, Marchyngton, Uttoxatur, and Elaston.

Richard remitted all right to Roger and his heirs, for which Roger gave them 260 marks of silver.

No. 32. On the Quindene of Easter. 38 Hen. VIII.

Between William Staunford, and Margaret his wife, and Thomas Staunford, complainants, and Humphrey Wyrley, deforciant of two messuages, fifty acres of land, thirty acres of meadow, eighty acres of pasture, forty acres of wood, and forty acres of heath and moor in Handesworth, Woverend, and Newe Inne.

Humphrey remitted all right to the complainants and heirs of Thomas, for which they gave him 130 marks of silver.

No. 33. On the Quindene of Easter. 38 Hen. VIII.

Between Richard Clyff, complainant, and Thomas Patingeham, deforciant of a barn, twenty acres of meadow, and forty acres of pasture in Rowley.

Thomas remitted all right to Richard and his heirs, for which Richard gave him £30 sterling.

No. 34. On the Quindene of Easter. 38 Hen. VIII.

And afterwards recorded on the Morrow of Holy Trinity. 38 Hen. VIII

Between William Orme, complainant, and William Wyrley, Armiger, and Elizabeth his wife, and Thomas Wyrley, Gentleman (son and heir apparent of the said William) and Dorothy his wife, deforciants of thirty acres of pasture in Rowley and Rowley Regis.

The deforciants remitted all right to William Orme and his heirs, for which William Orme gave them £40 sterling.

No. 35. On the Quindene of St. Michael. 38 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Stanley, Armiger, and Robert Maynwaryng, Armiger, complainants, and Edward Maynwaryng, Armiger, and Alice his wife, deforciants of the manors of Whyttermore, and Bedulphe, and twenty-four messuages, four cottages, one water-mill, 500 acres of land, 100 acres of meadow, 500 acres of pasture, sixty acres of wood, sixty acres of furze and heath, and £4 of rent in Whyttermore, Bedulphe, Ansley, and Buknall.

Edward and Alice acknowledged the said manors, tenements, and rents to be the right of the complainants, for which they granted them to Edward and Alice for their lives, and to the survivor of them, without impeachment of waste, with remainder to the issue of Edward by Alice, and failing such issue, they shall remain to Margaret Irelond, daughter of Alice, and to her lawful issue, and failing such issue, they shall remain to the lawful issue of Edward, and failing such issue, they shall remain to the right heirs of Alice for ever.

No. 36. On the Octaves of St. Michael. 38 Hen. VIII.

Between George Warner, complainant, and Edmund Wall, and Joan his wife, and Thomas Gledyngherst, and Joan his wife, deforciants of two messuages, thirty acres of land, eight acres of meadow, eighty acres of pasture, and three acres of wood in Chedull, and Kyngeley.

The deforciants acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of George, for which he granted them to the said Edmund and Joan his wife, for their lives, and to the survivor of them, with remainder to the said Thomas and Joan his wife, and their issue, and failing such issue, they shall remain to the right heirs of Joan, wife of the said Thomas for ever.

No. 37. On the Octaves of St. Michael. 38 Hen. VIII.

Between James Leveson, Armiger, complainant, and John, Earl of Oxford, deforciant of the manor of Shryvehales (Sheriffhales), and fortyeight messuages, two water-mills, 600 acres of land, 200 acres of meadow, 600 acres of pasture, 200 acres of wood, 1,000 acres of furze and heath, and 20s. of rent in Shryvehales, Burlaghton, Hethehyll, Hylton, Little Hales, and Little Chetwall.

The Earl remitted all right to James and his heirs, for which James gave him £200 sterling.

No. 38. On the Octaves of St. Michael. 38 Hen. VIII.

Between Thomas Ryle, complainant, and John Pyllysworth, and John Pyllysworth, his son, deforciants of eighteen acres of pasture in Strethey.

The deforciants remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them 50 marks of silver.

No. 39. On the Octaves of St. Michael. 38 Hen. VIII.

Between Richard Bidulf, Armiger, complainant, and Richard Inkepen, Armiger, and Anne his wife, and Edward Twynehoo, Armiger, deforciants of two parts of four messuages, a water-mill, 100 acres of land, 300 acres of meadow, 500 acres of pasture, 500 acres of wood, 100 acres of moor and marsh, and 1,000 acres of furze and heath in Horton.

The complainants acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Richard Bidulf and his heirs, for which Richard Bidulf granted them to Richard Inkepen and Anne for the life of Anne.

Footnotes

1 The "Little Hay" Manor (Colton).
2 These dates are illegible, but the Fines are doubtless of 29 Hen. VIII.
3 Fines No. 27, 28, and 29 are Salop Fines included by mistake at the Record Office amongst the Staffordshire Fines.
4 Sir John Dudley, afterwards Duke of Northumberland, attainted and beheaded, 1 Mary.
5 A Writ of Error, dated 12 Feb., 4 Eliz., is attached to this Fine, which, on the plaint of Geoffrey Caldwyn (sic), directs a transcript of the Fine to be sent into the Court of Queen's Bench on the Quindene of Easter following; the said Geoffrey having complained that the Fine was to his great hurt and detriment.