Cartulary of Trentham Priory
'Coknage'

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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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306-309

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'Cartulary of Trentham Priory: 'Coknage'', Staffordshire Historical Collections, vol. 11 (1890), pp. 306-309. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=52511 Date accessed: 24 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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"Coknage."

Om' Xti fidelibus p. scriptum visuris vel audituris Johannes Bertram' de Cokenage' salutem' in Domino eternam, "Noverit univ' vestra me remisisse et quiet' clamasse, pro me et heredibus meis, omne jus et clamium quod habui vel habere potui versus Priorem et Conventum de Trenteham racione viarum et purpresturarum factarum seu faciendarum villa de Coknage undecunque existencium vel contingencium, salva mihi et heredibus meis viâ competenti versus forum de novi Castri, ecclesiam, et molendinum, sicut carta originalis quam Galfridus de Coknage habet de predicto Priore et conventu. Ita quod predicti Prior et conventus se poterunt appruare de omnibus vastis suis ubicunque et quandocunque voluerint. Salvo mihi et heredibus meis libero ingressu et exitu et sufficientem pasturam ad tenementum meum secundum provisionem de Merton. In cujus rei testimonio presenti scripto sigillum meum apposui. Hiis testibus, Roberto domino de Chetilton, Johanne Coyne domino de Weston, Roberto de Bevile, Roberto de Caldwell, Ricardo Demur, et aliis. (C. 1280.)

Another deed of Richard, son of Robert' Cissoris' (the tailor ?) of Coknage to the Prior and convent to the same purport, and attested by the same witnesses.

Also a similar grant from Henry de la Mere de Cocknage, likewise attested by these witnesses.

Omnibus Xti fidelibus p'. scriptum visuris vel audituris Johannes, filius Galfridi de Coknage, salutem in Domino' Noveritis me remisisse, &c., pro me et heredibus meis Ricardo Priori de Trentham et ecclesie sue B. Marie de Trentham totum jus et clamum quod habui vel habere potui in bosco de Coknage, &c. In cujus rei, &c. (warranty and seal.) Hiis testibus, Johanne Coyne, Thoma de Titnesover, Henrico de Verduyn (sic) Willielmo de Bagenholt, Roberto de Caldewalle, et aliis. Dat' apud Trentham die S. Michaelis Archangeli. A.R. Regis Edwardi visesimo octavo. (1300 A.D.)

Pateat universis has literas visuris, &c., quod Ego Johannes, filius et heres Galfridi de Cocknage, concessi relaxavi et omnino pro me et heredibus meis vel assignatis in perpetuum quietum clamavi Priori et Conventui B.M. de Trentham, et successoribus suis, totum jus et clameum, &c., in toto wasto de Cokenage, et (in) quinque messuagiis et sexdecim acris terre regalibus ac pertinenciis in eadem. Ita quod nec ego, nec heredes mei, in toto prenominato vasto, &c., quicquid juris vel clamei exigere poterimus, &c., salvâ tamen mihi et heredibus meis et tenentibus meis de Cokenage sufficienti pasturâ cum libero ingressu et egressu ad eandem quanta pertinet ad tenementum meum liberum in villâ de Cokenage supradictâ, et etiam salvis mihi, et heredibus meis, terris et tenementis de quibus die confectionis presentium plene fueram in seysinâ. In cujus rei, &c. Hiis testibus, Henrico de Verdon, Thoma de Tytenesover, Johanne de Withemor, Roberto de Caldewall, Ricardo le Demor, et aliis, Dat' apud Trentham, die Jovis proximo ante festum Sancti Augustini, Anno Dñi milessimo tricentesimo secundo, et A.R. Regis Edwardi tricesimo. (1302 A.D.)

Anno R. Regis Edwardi quinto, die sancti Petri que dicitur ad vincula, facta fuit hac carta ad modum cyrographi et confecta super quibusdam articulis que (de ?) quibus controversia mota fuit inter dominum Priorem et conventum de Trentham ex unâ parte et Galfridum de Cokenage ex alterâ, que amicabili contraposicione inter predictos in hunc modum conquievit,' omnibus Xti fidelibus p scriptum visuris &c., Frater Johannes, Prior de Trentham, et ejusdem loci conventus, salutem in domino sempiternam, Noverit universitas vestra nos unanimi assensu dedisse et concessisse et hac p' cartâ nostrâ confirmasse Galfrido de Cokenage et heredibus suis duas acras terre regias que simul jacent inter le Wodebroc et Lewolidyate de Cokenage, super unam placeam anglice dictam "Lidyatemor," et unam placeam terre que jacet ad caput ville de Cokenage, juxta le' Schawefeld' de Cokenage, et continet se in latitudine unam acram regiam, et in longitudine longitudinem antedicti campi de Schawefeld, Habend "et tenend" de nobis et successoribus nostris, dicto Galfrido et heredibus &c., exceptis magnatibus terre, et ordine Cistercens,' libere, quiete, bene et in pace in feodo et hereditate in perpêtuum, post asportacionem f'eni et bladi: Salvis dominicis defensis quibus usi fuerant; Reddendo inde annuatim nobis et successoribus nostris dictus Galfridus et beredes sui duodecim denarios ad quatuor anni terminos, in manerio de Trentham statutos, pro omni servicio nobis pertinente. Salvâ dicto Galfrido et hominibus suis &c., de Cokenage competenti viâ ad forum Novi Castri, videlicet le Le wode lidyate in longitudine usque in angulam assarti Ricardi, filii Roberti cissoris, et sic de predicto angulo directe usque in angulam assarti Ade filii Doffe, et sic ad altam viam descendendo usque ad vadum de Longedon. Et alia via versus ecclesiam et molendinum dimissa inter divisam de Berlaston, et approvamentum prioris de Litlewode, unâ cum semitâ antiquâ a villâ de Cokenage usque Caldewell. Pro hac antem donacione &c., predictus Galfridus remisit, &c., pro se et heredibus suis omnes acciones viarum villam de Cokenage contingentes super quibus lis orta fuit inter nos et ipsum Galfridum remisit etiam omnes actiones purprisarum factas, vel aliquo modo faciendas, Ita quod predictus Prior vel conventus se poterint appruare de omnibus wastis suis undecunque provenientibus, &c., &c. In cujus rei, &c., tam predictus Prior, &c., quam dictus Galfridus presenti scripto alternatim sua apposuerunt sigilla Hiis testibus, Dominis Willelmo de Caverswell. Roberto de Staundon, militibus, Roberto domino de Chetilton, Johanne Coyne de Weston, Roberto de Beyvil, et aliis multis. (1277 A.D.)

S' p' et f' quod Ego Johannes James de Cublesdon dedi, &c., Priori de Trentham, &c., unum messuagium cum curtilagio in villâ de Cokenage quod quondam fuit Ricardo le Tailour de Hanberyate et jacet inter messuagium Nicholai Bertram et messuagium quondam Roberti Pronelot, Habend, &c., (Warranty and seal), Reddendo inde annuatim et faciena' capitali domino servicia inde debita et de me consueta. Hiis testibus, Domino Rogero de Swynnerton, Viviano de Verdon, Magistro Johanne de Titnesovre, Radulpho de Burgiloun, Johanne de Blorton et aliis. Dat' apud Trentham, die Lune in festo S. Martini Episcopi, A. R. R. Edwardi tercii a conquestu, decimo. (1337 A.D.)

A deed of entail by Hugh de Colclogh confirming to William de Cokenage, son and heir of Robert de Cokenage, and to his heirs, all the lands and tenements Hugh had of the gift and feofment of Robert de Cokenage, and if William die without legitimate heirs, then the lands are to pass to Richard de C., his brother and his heirs; failing him and his heirs, then to John brother of Richard and his heirs, failing them, then to Hugh brother of John and his heirs, warranty from Hugh de Colclough and seal. These witnesses, Robert le Marchall de Aston juxta stone, John Jovce (almost obliterated) Richard Lagon, William le Hunte, John Bertram, junior, and others. Done at Cokenage friday next after the feast of St. Wulstan Bp., in the 4th year of King H. 4. (1403 A.D.)

[How this deed came to be among the Priory charters does not appear].

Hugo Bertrem de Berlaston gives to Stephen Prior of Trentham, and his successors, all his messuages, lands, &c., in Cokenage, with all rights, for a term of five years from the feast of St. Michael next ensuing. The Prior and convent paying yearly the chief rent and service, which pertained to Thomas Shelley, and to Hugh Bertrem and his heirs, i.e., a red rose. The monday next after the feast of Corpus Xti. 33. H. 6. (1455 A.D.)

Stephen Prior of Trentham and convent let all men know that they have unanimously granted to Thomas Shelley, an annual rent of twenty shillings in return for certain grants and concessions he had made them in Cokenage and which he had of the gift and feofment of William Cokenage, son and heir of Robert Cokenage. Given at their chapter house at Trentham, April 27. 18, Ed. 4. (1479 A.D.)

John Bartram de Berlaston, and John Bertram de Cokenage, his son and heir, give to Robert Stringer, Prior of Trentham, and the convent, all their right in one messuage held by Thomas Porter in Cokenage. April 3. 13, H. 8. (1522 A.D.)