Lancashire Fines
John, Duke of Lancaster (1384-93)

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1905

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'Lancashire Fines: John, Duke of Lancaster (1384-93)', Final Concords for Lancashire, Part 3: 1377-1509 (1905), pp. 19-43. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=52563 Date accessed: 19 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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John, Duke of Lancaster (1384–93)

50 (m. 27). At Lancaster, on Tuesday next after St. Lawrence, 4 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [14th August, 1380], and afterwards recorded on Monday in the third week of Lent in the 8th year [7th March, 1384].

Between Richard del Forde and Margery his wife, plaintiffs, and John de Swynlegh, of Wygan, and Alesia, his wife, deforciants of 2 messuages and 7 acres of land in Wygan and Standissh.

Richard acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Alesia, for which John and Alesia granted two parts of the said tenements to Richard and Margery, to have and to hold to them and to the heirs issuing of their bodies, of the said John and Alesia, and the heirs of Alesia, rendering a rose by the year at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. Moreover John and Alesia granted that the third part of the said tenements which David de Pynyngton and Margery, his wife, held in dower of the said Margery in the said towns on the day this concord was made, after the decease of the said Margery, David's wife, should remain to the said Richard and Margery, his wife, and to their heirs aforesaid, in default the said tenements to revert entirely to John and Alesia and to the heirs of Alesia.

51 (m. 26). At Lancaster, on Wednesday next after the Assumption, 7 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [19th August, 1383], and afterwards recorded on Monday in the third week of Lent in the 8th year [7th March, 1384].

Between Hugh de Standissh, the elder, plaintiff, and Robert, son of Nicholas Le Norreys, deforciant of a messuage and 20 acres of land in Dokesbury [Duxbury], which Henry Dyotteson and Ellen, his wife, held for the term of Ellen's life.

Robert acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Hugh, and he granted that the said tenements after Ellen's decease should remain to the said Hugh and his heirs, for which Hugh gave him 20 marks.

52 (m. 25). At Lancaster, on Tuesday in the third week of Lent, 8 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [15th March, 1384].

Between Richard Shaklady, of Ormyskyrk, plaintiff, and John de Eccliston, of Lyverpoll, and Ellen, his wife, deforciants of a messuage in Ormyskirk.

John and Ellen acknowledged the said messuage to be the right of Richard, to have and to hold to him and his heirs for ever, for which Richard gave them 10 marks.

53 (m. 24). At Lancaster, on Monday in the third week of Lent, 8 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [14th March, 1384].

Between William de Whethull, the elder, plaintiff, and Roger Le Spenser, of Halewod, and Alice, his wife, deforciants of 2 messuages and 15 acres of land in Hale.

Roger and Alice remitted all right to William and his heirs, for which William gave them 20li.

54 (m. 23). At Lancaster, on Thursday the morrow of St. L[awrence], 8 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [11th August, 1384].

Between Richard de Sutton and Henry de Bradeshagh, (fn. 1) plaintiffs, and Roger de Bradeshagh and Matilda, his wife, deforciants of the manor of Lythyrlond [Uplitherland], near Halsall, a fourth part of the manor of Dalton, near Lathom, a third part of the manor of Aghton, near Bykerstath, together with the advowson of the same manor of Aghton.

Roger and Matilda acknowledged the said manor, fourth part, third part, and advowson to be the right of Richard, for which Richard and Henry granted the said manor, third part, and advowson to Roger and Matilda, to have and to hold to them and to the heirs issuing of their bodies, in default to remain to the heirs males of the body of the said Matilda, in default to remain to Margaret, daughter of the said Roger and Matilda, and to the heirs males begotten of her body, in default to remain to Isabella, sister of the said Margaret, and to the heirs males of her body, in default to remain to Katherine, sister of the said Isabella, and to the heirs males of her body, in default to remain to Agnes, sister of the said Katherine, and to the heirs males of her body, in default to remain to Cecilia, sister of the said Agnes, and to the heirs males of her body, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Matilda. Richard and Henry also granted to Roger and Matilda the said fourth part [of the manor of Dalton], to have and to hold to the said Roger and Matilda for their lives, after their decease to remain to Thomas, their son, for his life, after his decease to remain to the heirs males issuing of the bodies of the said Roger and Matilda, in default to remain to the heirs males of the body of the said Matilda, in default to remain to the said Margaret and to her heirs males aforesaid, in default to remain to the said Isabella and to her heirs males aforesaid, in default to remain to the said Katherine and to her heirs males aforesaid, in default to remain to the said Agnes and to her heirs males aforesaid, in default to remain to the said Cecilia and to her heirs males aforesaid, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Matilda.

55 (m. 22). At Lancaster, on Monday next after the feast of St. Peter [ad Vincula, 8] Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [8th August, 1384].

Between Thomas, son of Henry de Tyldeslegh, and Alice, (fn. 2) his wife, plaintiffs, and John de Maunton . . . . . . of pasture, 10 acres of wood, and rent of one pair of gloves and a moiety of one pound of pepper in Workeslegh [Worsley], Tyldeslegh, and Astle[gh]. . . .

Thomas and Alice acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of John, for which John granted them to Thomas and Alice . . . together with [the homages] and services of Peter de Shakerslegh and John, son of Hugh de Hilton, and of their heirs, to have and to hold to the said Thomas and Alice for their lives. Moreover John granted that 4 messuages, 16 acres of land, 1 acre of meadow, 6 acres of pasture, and 2 acres of wood, of the said tenements, which Agnes de Workeslegh held in dower, after her decease should revert to Thomas and Alice . . . . . . Alice and the heirs of the said Peter by Matilda, his wife, in default to remain to the heirs of the body of the said Peter, in default to remain to Seth, brother of the said [Peter and to the heirs of his body], in default of an heir of his body to remain to Thurstan, brother of the said Seth and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to John, brother of the said Thurstan and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to Agnes, sister of the said John, and to the heirs of her body, in default to remain to Ellen, sister of the said Agnes, and to the heirs of her body, in default to remain to [Katherine, sister of the said Ellen, and to the heirs of her body, in default] after the decease of the said Katherine the said tenements and rent to remain to Emma, sister of the said Katherine, and to the heirs of her body, in default to [remain to the right heirs of the said Thomas, son of Henry] for ever.

56 (m. 21). At Lancaster, on Thursday in the third week of Lent, 8 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [8th March 1384], and afterwards recorded on Monday next after St. Peter ad Vincula in the said year [8th August, 1384].

Between Thomas del Acres, chaplain, and William de Fasacrelegh, plaintiffs, and Richard de Halsale and Emma, his wife, deforciants of a messuage, 100 acres of land, and 16 acres of meadow in Walton and [West] Derby.

Richard and Emma acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Thomas, for which Thomas and William granted them to Richard and Emma for their lives, after their decease to remain to Richard, their son, and Margery, his wife, and to the heirs issuing of their bodies, in default to remain to Simon, brother of the said Richard, son of Richard and Emma, and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Emma.

57 (m. 20). At Lancaster, on Saturday next after St. [Lawrence], 8 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [13th August, 1384].

Between Peter de Shakerslegh, (fn. 3) plaintiff, and John de Leght, chaplain, deforciant of the manor called Shakerslegh, in Tildeslegh, and of . . . messuages, 40 acres of land, and 4 acres of meadow in Workeslegh [Worsley].

Peter acknowledged the said manor and tenements to be the right of John, for which John granted them to Peter, to have and to hold to him and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to Thomas de Radeclif and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to James de Radeclif and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Peter.

58 (m. 19). At Lancaster, on [Thursday] in the third week of Lent, 8 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [8th March, 1384], and afterwards recorded on Monday next after St. Peter ad Vincula in the said year [8th August, 1384].

Between Richard de Tettelowe and Robert de Fenton, plaintiffs, and Nicholas de Baumford and Cecilia, his wife, deforciants of 2 messuages, 44 acres of land, 4 acres of meadow, and 2 acres of [pasture] in Mancestre and Wythynton.

Nicholas and Cecilia acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Richard, for which Richard and Robert granted them to Nicholas and Cecilia, to have and to hold to them and to the heirs issuing of their bodies, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Cecilia.

59 (m. 18). At Lancaster, on Monday next after St. Peter ad Vincula, 8 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [8th August, 1384].

Between William de Tunstall, (fn. 4) plaintiff, and William de Austewyk, of Erghum [Arkholme], and Joan, his wife, deforciants of 2 messuages, 1 oxgang, and 40 acres of land, and 6 acres of meadow in Erghum [Arkholme].

William de Austewyk and Joan acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of William de Tunstall, for which William de Tunstall granted them to William and Joan for their lives, rendering a rose by the year at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. After the decease of William and Joan the said tenements to revert to William de Tunstall and his heirs for ever.

60 (m. 17). At Lancaster, on Tuesday the Vigil of St. Lawrence, 8 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [9th August, 1384].

Between John de Maunton, chaplain, plaintiff, and Thomas, son of Henry de Tyldeslegh, and Alice, his wife, deforciants of a messuage, 24 acres of land, 2 acres of meadow, 8 acres of pasture, and 1 acre of wood in Workeslegh [Worsley] and Tyldeslegh.

Thomas and Alice remitted all right to John and his heirs, for which John gave them 20li.

61 (m. 16). At Lancaster, on Saturday next before the feast of St. Bartholomew, 6 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [23rd August, 1382], and afterwards recorded on Monday next after St. Peter ad Vincula in the 8th year [8th August, 1384].

Between Robert de Frekilton, plaintiff, and John de Neweton, deforciant of a messuage, an oxgang, and the fourth part of an oxgang of land, and a moiety of a messuage in Neweton and Warton in Amondernesse.

John acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Robert, for which Robert granted them to John, to have and to hold to the said John, of the said Robert and his heirs for the life of the said John, rendering a rose by the year at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. After John's decease the said tenements to revert to Robert and his heirs for ever.

62 (m. 15). At Lancaster, on Wednesday in the fourth week of Lent, 9 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [8th March, 1385].

Between John, son of William de Neuham, (fn. 5) plaintiff, and John, son of Richard de Neuham, deforciant of 2 messuages, 40 acres of land, 2 acres of meadow, and 6 acres of pasture in Barton [par. Eccles].

John, son of Richard, acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of John, son of William, whereof the said John had 1 messuage, 28 acres of land, and the said meadow and pasture of the gift of the said John, son of Richard, for which John, son of William, granted the said tenements to John, son of Richard, for his life, rendering a rose by the year at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. Moreover John, son of William, granted that the other messuage and 12 acres of land which Margery de Neuham held in dower in the said town on the day this concord was made, after her decease should remain to the said John, son of Richard, for his life, after his decease the said tenements entirely to revert to the said John, son of William, and his heirs.

63 (m. 14). At Lancaster, on Wednesday in the second week of Lent, 9 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [1st March, 1385].

Between John de Corney, chaplain, plaintiff, and Thomas Jonson Amotson, del Le . . . and Ellen, his wife, deforciants of two messuages, 18 acres of land, and 2 acres of meadow in Englesshelee [English Lea] and Frensshelee [French Lea].

Thomas and Ellen acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of John, to have and to hold to him and his heirs for ever, for which John gave them 20 marks.

64 (m. 13). At Lancaster, on Monday in the second week of Lent, 9 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [27th February, 1385].

Between William de Hexham, clerk, plaintiff, and John Chesynhale del Holt (fn. 6) and Matilda, his wife, deforciants of a messuage and a rood of land in Wrightyngton.

John and Matilda remitted all right to William and his heirs, for which William gave them 10 marks.

65 (m. 12). At Lancaster, on Wednesday in the second week of Lent, [8] Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [9th March, 1384], and afterwards recorded on Monday next after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross in the 9th year [18th September, 1385].

Between Thomas de Strangways and Ellen, his wife, (fn. 6) plaintiffs, and Henry de Strangways, deforciant of the manor called Nicholasmanor [in Tyldesley]. (fn. 7)

Thomas and Ellen acknowledged the said manor to be the right of Henry . . . . . . Thomas and Ellen except 32s. of rent in the said two parts of two parts, for which . . . . . . parts of two parts and the rent, with the appurtenances, together with the homages and the whole services of Peter de Shakerslegh, Thomas . . . . . . of Tildeslegh, . . . . . . Machon and Agnes, sister of the same Margery, and of Margaret, sister of the same Agnes, and Adam Watson and Agnes, his wife, and of their heirs . . . . . . of two parts. And he rendered the aforesaid two parts of two parts, with the appurtenances, as is aforesaid to the said Thomas and Ellen in the same Court, to have . . . . . . of Thomas and Ellen issuing of the chief lords of that fee by the services which to the aforesaid two parts of two parts and . . . . . . of the aforesaid manor with the appurtenances which Amice, late the wife of William de Bradeshagh, chivaler, held in dower and . . . . . . and Alice, his wife, held in dower of the said Alice of the inheritance of the aforesaid Henry on the day this agreement was made, and which . . . . . . to revert, after the decease of the said Avice and Alice shall entirely remain to the aforesaid Thomas and Ellen and to their heirs males aforesaid . . . . . . which remain to them by this fine, of the chief lords of that fee by the services which to those third parts pertain for ever. And if it shall happen [that they decease without heirs male] of their bodies issuing, then after the decease of the said Thomas and Ellen the said manor, with the appurtenances, shall entirely remain to John, son of Henry de Kyghley, knight, and . . . lords of that fee, &c., in default of an heir male begotten of his body to remain to Hugh, brother of the said John, son of Henry, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Richard, brother of the said Hugh, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Cecilia, daughter of the said Thomas and Ellen, and to the heirs males of her body, in default to remain to the heirs of the bodies of the said Thomas and Ellen . . . . . . in default to remain to [the right heirs of the said Henry de Strangways].

66 (m. 11). At Lancaster, on Monday next after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 9 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [18th September, 1385].

Between Richard Braybon, chaplain, and Richard Dunstere, plaintiffs, by William Barry put in Richard Braybon's place, and Roger de Ese and Margery, his wife, deforciants of 3 messuages and 3 tofts in Mamchestre.

Roger and Margery acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Richard Dunstere, to have and to hold to the said Richard and Richard and to the heirs of Richard Dunstere for ever, for which Richard and Richard gave them 10 marks.

67 (m. 10). At Lancaster, on Wednesday next after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 9 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [20th September, 1385].

Between Elias de Heth, chaplain, plaintiff, and Richard del Hull and Agnes, his wife, deforciants of a messuage and 5 acres of land in Walton, near Lyverpull.

Richard and Agnes remitted all right to Elias and his heirs, for which Elias gave them 10 marks.

68 (m. 9). At Lancaster, on Wednesday in the first week of Lent, 10 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [7th March, 1386].

Between Ralph de Sherdeley, plaintiff, and Richard de Sherdeley and Emma, his wife, deforciants of a moiety of a messuage and 38 acres of land in Bedeford.

Ralph acknowledged the said moiety to be the right of Emma, for which Richard and Emma granted it to Ralph, to have and to hold to the said Ralph and to the heirs of the said Ralph by Agnes, his wife, of the said Richard and Emma and the heirs of Emma for ever, rendering a rose by the year at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. In default of an heir of the said Ralph by the said Agnes, the said moiety to revert to Richard and Emma and to the heirs of Emma.

69 (m. 8). At Lancaster, on Tuesday next after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 10 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [18th September, 1386].

Between Thomas de Walton, chaplain, and John Pecke, chaplain, plaintiffs, and William de Walton and Alice, his wife, deforciants of a messuage and 7 acres of land in Preston in Amondernesse, which Joan, late the wife of Adam de Horton, held for term of life.

William and Alice granted the reversion of the said tenements after Joan's decease to Thomas and John and to the heirs of Thomas for ever, for which Thomas and John gave them 20 marks.

70 (m. 7). At Lancaster, on Tuesday next after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 10 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [18th September, 1386]. (fn. 8)

Between Thomas, son of Richard Hughson, of Dokesbury, plaintiff, and Robert de Derby and Joan, his wife, and Richard Le Serjant, of Walton in le Dale, and Anabilla, his wife, deforciants of 4 messuages, 32 acres of land, and 4 acres of meadow in Coppull, Worthyngton, and Chernokerichard [Charnock Richard].

The deforciants remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them 20li.

71 (m. 6). At Lancaster, on Friday next after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 10 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [21st September, 1386].

Between John de Stanlowe, plaintiff, and Thomas Milnbek, of Lancastre, and Margery, his wife, deforciants of a messuage in Lancastre.

Thomas and Margery remitted all right to John and his heir, for which John gave them 10 marks.

72 (m. 5). At Lancaster, on Tuesday next after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, 10 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [18th September, 1386].

Between John de Holcroft, plaintiff, and Richard de Midelton and Margery, his wife, deforciants of 14 acres of land and 3 acres of meadow in Culchith and Kenyan, which Thomas de Byrom holds for term of life.

Richard and Margery granted for themselves and Margery's heirs that the said tenements after the decease of Thomas should remain to John and to his heirs for ever, for which John gave them 20 marks.

73 (m. 4). At Lancaster, on Wednesday in the second week of Lent, 8 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [9th March, 1384], and afterwards recorded on Tuesday in the third week of Lent in the 11th year [5th March, 1387].

Between John de Holcroft, plaintiff, and Richard de Midelton and Margery, his wife, deforciants of 2 messuages, 30½ acres of land, and 6 acres of meadow in Culchyth and Kenyane.

Richard and Margery acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of John, and they granted for themselves and the heirs of Margery that the said messuage, 8 acres of land, and 3 acres of meadow, of the said tenements, in Culchyth, which John de Par and Agnes, his wife, held for the term of the life of the said Agnes, and that 15½ acres of land and 2 acres of meadow in the said towns which Thomas de Byrome held for term of life by the law of England, and also that 7 acres of land and 1 acre of meadow, of the said tenements, in Culchyth, which Margaret, late the wife of William del Twys, held in dower on the day this concord was made, after the decease of the said Agnes, Thomas, and Margaret, should remain to the said John de Holcroft and to his heirs, for which John gave them 20 marks.

74 (m. 3). At Lancaster, on Wednesday in the third week of Lent, 11 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [13th March, 1387].

[Between] Simon, parson of the church of Wencelawe [Wensley], Peter de Gerdeston, clerk, William de Welton, parson of the church of Kirkebyt Raveneswath, William de Wencelawe, parson of the church of Willesford, Thomas de Clayton, chaplain, Henry de Morelay, John de Oterburn, John [de Caterall], and Thomas Jolilok, plaintiffs, and Robert de Plesyngton, (fn. 9) knight, and John de Plesyngton, deforciants of 15 messuages . . . . . . 2 mills, 160 acres of land, 10 acres of meadow, and 8s. of rent in Penwortham, . . . Warton, Kirkham, Pulton [in the Fylde], Uprouclif [Uprawcliffe], Caterall, Claghton, Gosenargh, Lancastre, and Ellale, and of a third part of the manors of Ellale . . . . . . (fn. 10) in Amondernesse.

The deforciants acknowledged the said tenements and third part to be the right of Thomas de Clayton, to have and to hold to the same . . . William, Thomas, Henry, John de Oterburn, John de Caterall, and Thomas, and to the heirs of the said Thomas de Clayton for ever, for which the plaintiffs gave them 200li.

75 (m. 2). At Lancaster, on Wednesday in the third week of Lent, 11 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [13th March, 1387].

Between Simon, parson of the church of Wencelawe, Peter de Gerdeston, clerk, William de Welton, parson of the church of Kirkeby Ravenswath, William de Wencelawe, parson of the church of Willesford, Thomas de Clayton, chaplain, Henry de Morelay, John de Oterburn, John de Caterall, and Thomas Jolilok, plaintiffs, and Robert de Plesyngton, knight, deforciant of a moiety of the manor of Eccleston in Leylondshire.

Robert granted the said moiety to the plaintiffs and whatsoever he had in the said moiety for term of life, to have and to hold to them and to the heirs of the said Thomas de Clayton for the life of the said Robert, for which the plaintiffs gave him 100li.

76 (m. 1). At Lancaster, on Monday in the third week of Lent, 11 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [11th March, 1387].

Between William de Dutton, plaintiff, and John de Leylond, of Preston, "tailliour," and Cecilia, his wife, deforciants of a messuage in Preston.

John and Cecilia granted the said messuage to William, to have and to hold to him and to his heirs for ever, rendering by the year to John and Cecilia and to the heirs of Cecilia for the first 40 years a rose at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, and every year then following 40s., for which William gave them 10 marks.

77 (m. 60). (fn. 11) At Lancaster, on Friday next after the Feast of Pentecost, 12 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [22nd May, 1388].

Between William de Dutton, plaintiff, and Robert de Neusum and Joan, his wife, deforciants of a messuage, 40 acres of land, 4 acres of meadow, and 5 acres of pasture in Wodeplumpton and Neusum.

Robert and Joan granted the said tenements to William and whatsoever they had therein for term of life, to have and to hold to the said William for the lives of the said Robert and Joan, rendering 40s. therefor by the year to Robert and Joan, for which William gave them 10 marks.

78 (m. 59). At Lancaster, on Thursday next after the feast of Pentecost, 12 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [19th May, 1388].

Between Roger de Brokhole, plaintiff, and John Le Glovere and Margery, his wife, deforciants of a messuage, 16 acres of land, 2 acres of wood, and 1 acre of meadow in Claghton [Claughton, par. Garstang].

John and Margery remitted all right to Roger and his heirs, for which Roger gave them 20 marks.

79 (m. 58). At Lancaster, [on Friday next after the] feast of Holy Trinity, 12 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [29th May, 1388].

Between Richard de Werthyngton, plaintiff, and John de Chisenhale, of Cophull, and Matilda, his wife, deforciants of 3 messuages and 7 acres of land in Heskyn and Eccleston in Leylandshire.

John and Matilda acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Richard, for which Richard granted them to John and Matilda, to have and to hold to the said John and Matilda for the life of the said Matilda, after her decease to remain to John de Cophull and Emma, his wife, and to the heirs issuing of their bodies, in default to remain to the heirs of the body of the said Emma, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Matilda.

80 (m. 57). At Lancaster, on Wednesday next after the feast of St. Bartholomew, 12 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [26th August, 1388].

Between Robert [son of Geoffrey] del Holt, (fn. 12) plaintiff, and James de Ra[dcliffe and Henry . . .], deforciants of 40 messuages, 600 acres of land, 600 acres of meadow, 700 acres of pasture, and 40 acres of wood in Honeresfeld, Caste[lton] Spotl[and] Midilton, . . . . . . Heton Norreys.

Robert acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of [the said James and Henry, for which acknowledgment] Henry and James granted the said tenements to Robert, to have and to hold to him [and to the heirs males of his body] for ever, in default to remain to John de Holt, younger brother of the said Robert, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to . . . males of his body, in default . . . then after the decease of the said James the said tenements to remain to Roger Jepson del Holt, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to John Jepson del Holt, the elder, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Robert, son of Hugh del Holt, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Hugh, brother of the said Robert, son of Hugh, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to William, brother of the said Hugh, brother of Robert, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Robert, son of Geoffrey.

81 (m. 56). At Lancaster, on Friday next after Holy Trinity, 12 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [29th May, 1388], and afterwards recorded on Thursday next after the Assumption in the said year [20th August, 1388].

Between William de Hexham, clerk, plaintiff, and John Thomlynson, of Burtonwode, and Agnes, his wife, deforciants of 5 messuages, 6 tofts, 41 acres of land, 4 acres of meadow, 3 acres of wood, and 6d. of rent in Neuton in Makerfeld.

John and Agnes acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of William, for which William granted them to John and Agnes, to have and to hold to them and to the heirs issuing of their bodies, in default to remain to the heirs of the body of the said Agnes, in default to remain to Emma, sister of the said Agnes, and to the heirs of her body, in default to remain to the heirs of the body of the said John, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Agnes.

82 (m. 55). At Lancaster, on Tuesday next after the feast of St. Bartholomew, 12 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [25th August, 1388].

Between Richard de Hoghton, knight, plaintiff, and John de Haydok, of Coton, and Margaret, his wife, deforciants of a messuage, 14 acres of land, and 1 acre of meadow in Le Lee Anglica [English Lea].

John and Margaret remitted all right to Richard and his heirs, for which Richard gave them 10 marks.

83 (m. 54). At Lancaster, on Tuesday in the third week of Lent, 13 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [23rd March, 1389].

Between Henry, son of Ralph de Tildeslegh, and Alesia, his wife, plaintiffs, and William [torn], the younger, deforciant of 7 messuages, 90 acres of land, 5 acres of meadow, 20 acres of pasture, 2 acres of turbary, 4s. 3½d. of rent, and a moiety of a messuage in Ditton [torn].

Henry and Alesia acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of William, for which William granted them to Henry and Alesia for their lives, after their decease to remain to Ralph, their son, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Nicholas, brother of the said Ralph, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to the heirs males begotten of the bodies of the said Henry and Alesia, in default to remain to the heirs begotten of the bodies of the said Henry and Alice, in default to [torn] heirs of the said Alesia.

84 (m. 53). At Lancaster, on Monday in the third week of Lent, 13 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [22nd March, 1389].

Between Nicholas Stynecle, (fn. 13) knight, Thomas Claymond, of Hale, Ranulph Bolle, of Swynesheved, and Richard Wolmere, plaintiffs, and John La Warre, knight, and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants of the manors of Mamcestre and Keuerdele [Cuerdale] and the advowsons of the churches of Mamcestre and Asshton [Ashton-under-Lyne].

John acknowledged the said manors and advowsons to be the right of Nicholas, for which the plaintiffs granted them to John and Elizabeth, to have and to hold to them and to the heirs issuing of their bodies, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said John.

85 (m. 52). At Lancaster, on Tuesday in the third week of Lent, 13 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [23rd March, 1389].

Between John Le Yong, of Preston in Amondernesse, and Matilda, his wife, plaintiffs, and Adam Le Wryght, of Preston in Amondernesse, and Margaret, his wife, deforciants of a messuage and an acre of land in Preston in Amondernesse.

Adam and Margaret remitted all right to John and Matilda and to the heirs of John, for which John and Matilda gave them 10 marks.

86 (m. 51). At Lancaster, on Monday in the third week of Lent, 13 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [22nd March, 1389].

Between Matthew de Sotheworth and John de Sonky, plaintiffs, by Gilbert de Sotheworth put in John's place, and Agnes, late the wife of William de Moston, deforciant of 5 messuages, 3 oxgangs, and 20 acres of land, and 17s. 5d. of rent in Wolston and Glasebroke.

Agnes granted the said tenements to Matthew and John, to have and to hold to them and to the heirs of Matthew for the life of the said Agnes, for which Matthew and John gave her 20li.

87 (m. 50). At Lancaster, on Monday in the third week of Lent, 13 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [22nd March, 1389].

Between Robert de Haryngton, knight, and Isabella, his wife, (fn. 14) plaintiffs, and John de Stanlowe, Thomas Nitere, John Marreys, chaplain, and Robert Langeman, chaplain, deforciants of the Castle of Gleston, the manors of Aldyngham and Thirnum, and the advowson of the church of the manor of Aldyngham.

Robert de Haryngton acknowledged the said Castle, manors, and advowson to be the right of John Marreys, for which the deforciants granted them to Robert and Isabella, to have and to hold to them and to the heirs males issuing of their bodies, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Robert de Haryngton.

88 (m. 49). At Lancaster, on Friday next after the feast of Holy Trinity, 13 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [18th June, 1389].

Between Nicholas de Bradshagh and Katherine, his wife, plaintiffs, and John de Okilshagh, deforciant of 2 messuages, 80 acres of land, and 40 acres of pasture in Bedford and Tildeslegh.

Nicholas and Katherine acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of John, for which John granted them to Nicholas and Katherine, to have and to hold to them and to the heirs issuing of their bodies, in default to remain to the right heirs of Katherine for ever.

89 (m. 48). At Lancaster, on Saturday in the week of Pentecost, 13 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [12th June, 1389].

Between William de Perbald, of Wygan, and Margaret, his wife, plaintiffs, and Thomas de Walton, chaplain, and Richard Le Straunge, chaplain, deforciants of 4 messuages, 5 acres of land, and a moiety of an acre of meadow in Wygan.

William and Margaret acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Thomas, for which Thomas and Richard granted them to William and Margaret, to have and to hold to them and to the heirs of Margaret for ever.

90 (m. 47). At Lancaster, on Tuesday next after the feast of Holy Trinity, 13 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [15th June, 1389].

Between Thomas de Bradeley, of Chipyndale, plaintiff, and John, son of Thomas, son of Roger de Chepyn, and Cecilia, his wife, deforciants of a messuage and 46 acres of land in Thornlay.

John and Cecilia remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them 20 marks.

91 (m. 46). At Lancaster, in the Court of John, son of the King of England, Duke of Aquitaine and Lancaster, Earl of Leicester, Lincoln and Derby, and Steward of England, on Monday in the fourth week of Lent, in the 14th year of the Regality of his County Palatine [14th March, 1390].

Between Thomas Gerard, knight, plaintiff, and Thurstan Fynche and Joan, his wife, deforciants of a third part of a messuage and 10 acres of land in Goldburn.

Thomas and Joan acknowledged the said third part to be the right of Thomas Gerard, to have and to hold to him and to his heirs for ever, for which Thomas Gerard, gave them 40s.

92 (m. 45). At Lancaster, on Saturday in the third week of Lent, 14 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [12th March, 1390].

Between John de Middelton, of Lancastre, plaintiff, and Adam de Bredkirk and Olive, his wife, deforciants of a messuage in Lancastre.

Adam and Olive remitted all right to John and his heirs, for which John gave them 20li.

93 (m. 44). At Lancaster, on Thursday next after St. Peter ad Vincula, 14 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [4th August, 1390].

Between Henry de Rissheton and Margaret, his wife, plaintiffs, and John de Standen, brother of Henry de Standen, deforciant of a moiety of the manor of Clayton on the Moors, and of a moiety of a messuage, 3 acres of land, and 14d. of rent in Preston and Huncote.

Henry and Margaret acknowledged the said moieties to be the right of John, for which John granted them to Henry and Margaret, to have and to hold to them and to the heirs issuing of their bodies, in default to remain to the heirs of the body of the said Margaret, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Margaret.

94 (m. 43). At Lancaster, on Wednesday next after St. Peter ad Vincula, 14 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [3rd August, 1390].

Between John, son of Henry Le Couper, of Ditton, plaintiff, and Richard, son of Alexander de Lathum, and Alice, his wife, deforciants of a toft and 5 acres of land in Lathum.

Richard and Alice remitted all right to John and his heirs, for which John gave them 100s.

95 (m. 42). At Lancaster, on Monday next after St. Peter ad Vincula, 14 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [8th August, 1390].

Between John Pekke, chaplain, plaintiff, and William de Walton, of Preston, and Alice, his wife, deforciants of 8 marks of rent issuing from 6 messuages, 82½ acres of land, 3 acres of meadow, and a moiety of a messuage in Walton in the Dale and Kerden [Cuerden].

William and Alice granted the said rent, which John de Walton, of Miggehalgh, Geoffrey del Sidgreves, and John Dicunson, of Faryngton, tenants of the said tenements, were wont to pay, to the said John, to have and to take every year for ever, for which John gave them 100 marks.

96 (m. 41). At Lancaster, on . . . next after the feast of St. Lawrence, 14 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [11th17th August, 1390].

Between William Chorlegh, the elder, plaintiff, and John Bull, chaplain, deforciant of 10 messuages, 1 mill, 100 acres of land, 6 acres of meadow, and 4½ acres of pasture in Chorlegh, Walton in the Dale, Eccleston in Laylandshire, and Neuton in Makerfeld.

William acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of John, for which John granted them to William, to have and to hold to him and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to Richard de Chorlegh and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to John de Chorlegh and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to Agnes, wife of Henry de Ugnale, and to the heirs males of her body, in default to remain to William de Chorlegh, the younger, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Roger, son of William de Chorlegh, the elder, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to Nicholas de Haveryngton, knight, and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to the right heirs of William de Chorlegh, the elder, for ever.

97 (m. 40). At Lancaster, on Tuesday in the fourth week of Lent, 15 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [7th March, 1391].

Between James de Pykeryng, knight, and Agnes, his wife, plaintiffs, and Henry Geffray and Joan, his wife, and William de Lyndesay and Alice, his wife, deforciants of 3 messuages, 44 acres of land, and 14 acres of meadow in Lancaster and Assheton, near Lancastre.

The deforciants remitted all right to James and Agnes and to the heirs of Agnes, for which James and Agnes gave them 40 marks.

98 (m. 39). At Lancaster, on Thursday next after St. Peter ad Vincula, 15 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [3rd August, 1391].

Between John de Brittwishull, chaplain, plaintiff, and John de Walton and Katherine, his wife, deforciants of a messuage, 20 acres of land, 6 acres of meadow, 8 acres of wood, and 40 acres of wood in Aghton. (fn. 15)

John de Walton and Katherine granted the said tenements and whatsoever they had therein for the term of Katherine's life to John de Brittwishull, to have and to hold to him and to his heirs for the said Katherine's life, for which John de Brittwishull gave them 10 marks.

99 (m. 38). At Lancaster, on Thursday next after St. Peter ad Vincula, 15 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [3rd August, 1391].

Between Gilbert, parson of the church of Standissh, plaintiff, and John, son of John de Chernok, and Cecilia, his wife, deforciants of a messuage, 28 acres of land, 2 acres of meadow, 4 acres of wood, and 5d. of rent in Worthyngton and Cophull.

John and Cecilia remitted all right to Gilbert and his heirs, for which Gilbert gave them 20li.

100 (m. 37). At Lancaster, on Friday next after St. Peter ad Vincula, 15 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [4th August, 1391].

Between Richard de Baylay and Agnes, his wife, plaintiffs, by Nicholas de Haveryngton, knight, their guardian, and William de Dransfeld and Margaret, his wife, deforciants of 10 messuages, 1 mill, 180 acres of land, 4s. of rent, and a moiety of a messuage in Longton, which Margaret, late the wife of John de Shirburn, knight, held in dower.

William and Margaret for themselves and the heirs of Margaret granted that the said tenements after the decease of Margaret, late the wife of the said John, should remain to the said Richard and Agnes and to the heirs issuing of their bodies, rendering a rose at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. In default of issue of the said Richard and Agnes the said tenements to revert to William and Margaret and to the heirs of Margaret, for which Richard and Agnes gave them 100 marks.

101 (m. 36). At Lancaster, on Friday in the fourth week of Lent, 15 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [10th March, 1391], and afterwards recorded on Wednesday next after St. Peter ad Vincula in the said year [2nd August, 1391].

Between John de Cotom, of Kirkham, plaintiff, and Thomas Sothewode and Cecilia, his wife, deforciants of a messuage in Kirkham.

Thomas and Cecilia acknowledged the said messuage to be the right of John, to have and to hold to him and his heirs for ever, for which John gave them 40s.

102 (m. 35). At Lancaster, on Monday next after St. Peter ad Vincula, 15 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [7th August, 1391].

Between John, son of Adam de Blaklache, plaintiff, and Adam Baldewyne and Agnes, his wife, deforciants of 2 messuages, 13 acres of land, 1 of meadow, and 1 acre of wood in Leyland.

Adam and Agnes acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of John, to have and to hold to him and to his heirs for ever, for which John gave them 10 marks.

103 (m. 34). At Lancaster, on Thursday the feast of St. Lawrence, 15 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [10th August, 1391].

Between John de Radeclif, of Chaterton, plaintiff, and Richard Banastre, of Alvetham, and Joan, his wife, deforciants of a messuage and 30 acres of pasture in Spotlond.

Richard and Joan acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of John, to have and to hold to him and to his heirs for ever, for which John gave them 40s.

104 (m. 33). At Lancaster, on Wednesday in the second week of Lent, 16 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [13th March, 1392].

Between John de Ansty, vicar of the church of Cokirham, plaintiff, and John Le Botiller, of Kirkland, and Alice, his wife, deforciants of the manor of Kirkland, and of 16d. of rent in Gairstang.

John Le Botiller and Alice acknowledged the said manor and rent to be the right of John de Ansty, except a messuage, 24 acres of land, and 2 acres of meadow in the said manor, for which John de Ansty granted the said manor and rent to John and Alice, together with the homage and the whole services of Robert del Boure and his heirs, to have and to hold to the said John and Alice and to the heirs males of the body of the said Alice. Moreover John de Ansty granted that the said tenements above excepted which Nicholas de Kirkland held for term of life, after the decease of the said Nicholas should remain to the said John and Alice, and to the heirs males aforesaid of the said Alice, in default the said manor and rent entirely to remain to Margaret, daughter of the said John and Alice, and to the heirs males of her body, in default to remain to Joan, sister of the said Margaret, and to the heirs males of her body, in default to remain to Katherine, sister of the said Joan, and to the heirs males of her body, in default to remain to Ellen, sister of the said Katherine, and to the heirs males of her body, in default to remain to Elizabeth, sister of the said Ellen, and to the heirs males of her body, in default to remain to Isabella, sister of the said Elizabeth, and to the heirs males of her body, in default to remain to the heirs issuing of the bodies of the said John Le Botiller and Alice, in default to remain to the heirs of the body of the said Alice, in default to remain to the heirs of the body of the said John Le Botiller, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Alice.

105 (m. 32). At Lancaster, on Saturday in the second week of Lent, 16 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [16th March, 1392].

Between Master William de Asshton, John de Asshton, and John de Wolleton, chaplain, plaintiffs, and Robert de Standissh, knight, and Isolda, his wife, deforciants of a fourth part of the manor of Dounelithirlond [Down Litherland].

Robert and Isolda granted the said fourth part and whatsoever they had therein for the term of Isolda's life to the plaintiffs, to have and to hold to them and to the heirs of John de Wolleton for the said Isolda's life, for which the plaintiffs gave them 100 marks.

106 (m. 31). At Lancaster, on Wednesday next after St. Peter ad Vincula, 16 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [7th August, 1392].

Between Thomas de Speek, clerk, plaintiff, by John Hank put in his place, and William de Sutton, of Lyverpull, and Alice, his wife, deforciants of a messuage, 3 acres of land, and a moiety of a messuage in Lyverpull.

William and Alice remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them 10 marks.

107 (m. 30). At Lancaster, on Saturday the feast of St. Lawrence the Martyr, 16 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [10th August, 1392].

Between John, son of Henry, son of John de Standen, the elder, and Margaret, his wife, plaintiffs, by Richard Banastre, guardian of the said John and Margaret, and Henry, son of John de Standen, the elder, and Alice, his wife, deforciants of a messuage, 80 acres of land, 20 acres of meadow, 60 acres of pasture, and 2 acres of wood in Little Mitton.

Henry and Alice granted the said tenements to John and Margaret, to have and to hold to them and to the heirs issuing of their bodies, of the said Henry and Alice and the heirs of Alice, rendering 40s. by the year for the lives of Henry and Alice. In default of an heir of their bodies the said tenements to revert to Henry and Alice and to the heirs of Alice, for which John and Margaret gave them 20li.

108 (m. 29). At Lancaster, on Thursday next after St. Peter in Cathedra, 16 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [29th February, 1392].

Between Christopher de Broghton, plaintiff, and William Daudson and Alice, his wife, deforciants of 5 messuages, 60 acres of land, 6 acres of meadow, and 6 acres of wood in Uluerston in Fourneys.

William and Alice remitted all right to Christopher and his heirs for ever, for which Christopher shall pay 26s. 8d. every year to William and Alice for Alice's life.

109 (m. 28). At Lancaster, on Monday next after St. Lawrence, 17 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [11th August, 1393].

Between Lewis Gerstan, plaintiff, and John de Gerstan and Joan, his wife, deforciants of 2 messuages, 60 acres of land and 6 acres of meadow in Leuesay [Livesey].

John and Joan granted the said tenements to Lewis, to have and to hold to the said Lewis and to the heirs of his body, of the said John and Joan and the heirs of Joan for ever, rendering one pair of gloves by the year for the first 14 years, and after that term 33s. 4d. to John and Joan for their lives. In default of an heir begotten of the body of the said Lewis the said tenements to remain to William, brother of the said Lewis, and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to Nicholas, brother of the said William, and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to Alice, [sister ?] of the said Nicholas, and to the heirs of her body, in default to remain to Margery, sister of the said Alice, and to the heirs males of her body, in default to remain to Richard de Whalley and to the heirs of his body, in default to revert to John and Joan and to the heirs of the said Joan, for which Lewis gave them 20 marks.

110 (m. 27). At Lancaster, on Friday next after St. Peter ad Vincula, 17 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [8th August, 1393].

Between John, son of Henry del Hill, plaintiff, and William del Breke, of Whityngham, and Ellen, his wife, deforciants of a messuage, 15 acres of land, 1 acre of meadow, and 1 acre of wood in Whityngham.

William and Ellen acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of John, for which John granted a third part of the said tenements to William and Ellen, to have and to hold to the said William and Ellen, of the said John and his heirs for the said Ellen's life, rendering a rose at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. After Ellen's decease the said third part to revert to John and to his heirs.

111 (m. 26). At Lancaster, on Thursday next after St. Lawrence, 17 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [14th August, 1393].

Between Alan de Caterale, plaintiff, and William del Grenhils, of Gosenargh, and Cristiana, his wife, deforciants of 3 messuages and 27 acres of land in Gosenargh.

William and Cristiana acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Alan, to have and to hold to him and to his heirs, for which Alan gave them 10 marks.

112 (m. 25). At Lancaster, on Thursday next after St. Peter ad Vincula, 17 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [7th August, 1393].

Between William de Becanshowe and Robert de Thornhill, plaintiffs, and William de Drousfeld and Margaret, his wife, deforciants of the manor of Wyswall.

The deforciants acknowledged the said manor to be the right of William de Becanshowe, for which the plaintiffs granted it to the deforciants, to have and to hold to them and to the heirs of Margaret for ever.

113 (m. 24). At Lancaster, on Wednesday next after St. Peter ad Vincula, 17 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [6th August, 1393]. (fn. 16)

Between John Layet, clerk, plaintiff, and Robert, son of Richard de Hale, deforciant of a messuage and 3 acres of land in Hale.

Robert remitted all right to John and his heirs, for which John gave him 10 marks.

114 (m. 23). At Lancaster, on Wednesday next after St. Peter ad Vincula, 17 Regality of John, Duke of Lancaster [6th August, 1393].

Between Master John Layet, clerk, plaintiff, and Matthew de le Pole, deforciant of a messuage and 8 acres of land in Hale.

Matthew acknowledged the tenement to be the right of Master John, as that which the said Master has of his gift, and remitted all right to John and his heirs, for which John gave him 100s.

Footnotes

1 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 357.
2 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 357.
3 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 357.
4 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 357.
5 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 358.
6 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 358.
7 Cf. Inq. p. m. of Thomas Tyldesley in 1410 (Chetham Soc., xcv, 95).
8 The justices were John de la Pole and John de Lockton
9 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 359.
10 The names of about two other manors are quite indistinct.
11 Palatinate of Lancaster, Fines, Bundle 3 (12–20 John of Gaunt).
12 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 4, 361.
13 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 361, where the name is given as Styveley.
14 Dep. Keeper's 32nd Rep., App. i, no. 361.
15 Probably Aighton, par. Mitton, county of Lancaster.
16 The justices were Thomas de Pynchebek and John de Markham.