Cartulary of Trentham Priory
Wall

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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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333-334

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'Cartulary of Trentham Priory: Wall', Staffordshire Historical Collections, vol. 11 (1890), pp. 333-334. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=52523 Date accessed: 23 July 2014.


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Omnibus Sancte matris ecclesie filiis presentibus et futuris presentum cartam inspecturis vel audituris, Ranulphus, comes Cestrie, salutem' Noverit universitas vestra me, pro animâ Comitis Hugonis patris mei, et pro salute anime mee, et antecessorum meorum et successorum; remisisse et in perpetuum quiet' clamasse de me, et de heredibus meis, Deo et Beate Marie et domui de Trentham, et canonicis ibidem Deo servientibus, in puram et perpetuam elemosinam, servicium unius peditis quod in exercitu facere debuerunt pro terrâ suâ de Wal et ut hec mea concessio et quieta clamatio perpetue firmitais robur obtineat eam presenti scripto et sigillo meo confirmavi. His testibus, Philippo de Orreby, tunc justiciario Cestrie, Rogero de Montalto, tunc dapifero meo, Henrico de Aldideley, Petro clerico meo, Hugone et Thoma et Henrico dispensar' . . . ., Waltero de Damvill, Alfredo de Suleney, Warino de Vernun, W. de Venabul', Hamone de Masci, Normanno Panton, Ricardo Phitton, Roberto de Cowdray, Roberto de Hardreshull, Roberto de Say, Roberto de Damvill, Hugone et Galfrido de Dutton, Jorcamb de Hellesb', Ricardo de Kingeslee, et multis aliis.

Carta Ele de Aldithlegh, donacionem Henrici, filii sui, de bosco de Threpwode confirmans.

Omnibus hoc scriptum visuris vel audituris, Ela de Aldithlegh, (fn. 1) quondam uxor domini Jacobi de Aldithlegh, salutem in domino cum dilectus filius meus Henricus de Aldithelegh, Divine caritatis intuitu, et pro salute anime mee, et animarum antecessorum suorum, dederit dilectis in Xto fratribus Priori et Conventui ecclesie Sancte Marie de Trentham boscum qui vocatur Threpwode (fn. 2) juxta le Wal; cum solo et tenemento que tam ego quam predictus Henricus habuimus ibidem, cum pertinenciis, ego predictum donum ratifico, concedo, et hoc presenti scripto meo confirmo, et totum jus meum quod inde nomine dotis habui vel habere potui eisdem quietum clamavi tenendum in perpetuum predictis Priori et Conventui prout carta feofamenti, quam habent de predicto Henrico filio meo, plenius testatur. In cujus rei testimonium presenti scripto sigillum meum apposui. Hiis testibus Domino Roberto de Henneth, Radulfo de Burg, Rogero de Touk, (fn. 3) Nicholao de Bercleswell, Willielmo de Bagenhold, Roberto de Chetilton, (fn. 4) Johanne Coigne et aliis.

21 Ed. I. The king sued the Prior of Trentham for the manor of Wal, near Leek, of which King Hen. II, had been seised, but lost his cause. The jury deciding for the Prior (Vol. VI, p. 249).

6 Ed. II. The Prior and Convent of Trentham sued William de Stanhorse and others concerning tenements in Wal near Leeke.

Agreement dated 1284, setting at rest a controversy between the Abbot and Convent of Dieulacres, and the Prior and Convent of Trentham. The latter grant leave to the Abbot, &c., and their men to build a bridge over the "Chirnete," and to have free road to it for carts through their land of Wal', the A of Dieulacres and convent granted to them in return (here the deed is unreadable). These witnesses, William then Abbot of Hulton, William de Fenton, clerk, then Rector of Kaverswelle, Master Robert de Swineshed, William de Cherteltona, Benedict de Cowdray, (fn. 5) William de Wenfelowe, Henry de la Forde and Henry his son, Robert de Barclefford and others. [The greater part of this deed is illegible through a dark stain.]

Footnotes

1 Ela de A., c. 1 Ed. I–21 Ed. I ?
2 "Threpwode" seems to have passed to them by exchange from Hulton Abbey, see deed supra.
3 Roger de Toke of Anslow, co. Staff., died previous to 15 Ed. I.
4 Rob. de Chetilton occurs in 6 Ed. I.
5 In 1240 a William de Chetilton and Benedict de Cowdray witness a deed given by Sleigh in his "History of Leek."