Lancashire Fines
21-30 Henry VIII

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1910

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'Lancashire Fines: 21-30 Henry VIII', Final Concords for Lancashire, Part 4: 1509-1558 (1910), pp. 13-25. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=52578 Date accessed: 01 August 2014.


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21–30 Henry VIII

m. 142. Monday in the fourth week of Lent, 21 Henry VIII. [28 March, 1530].
Between William Shepperd and William Harryson, plaintiffs, and Thomas Lewens deforciant of 7 messuages, 40 a. of land, 6 a. of meadow, and 20 a. of pasture in Wolverston [Ulverston], Dalton [in Furness], and Kirkeby Ireleth.

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

m. 140. [28 March, 1530].
Between Bartholomew Hesketh, plaintiff, and George Leye and Margery his wife deforciants of 4 messuages, 3 burgages, 30 a. of land, and 4 a. of meadow in Lancaster and Great Staynoll.

George and Margery remitted all right to Bartholomew and his heirs, for which Bartholomew gave them 40 marks.

m. 138. Monday in the fifth week of Lent, 20 Henry VIII. [14 March, 1529].
Between James Scaresbrike, of Bykerstath, esq., plaintiff, and Rowland Shakelady and Margery his wife deforciants of 11 messuages, 6 burgages, 20 a. of land, 4 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, 20 a. of heath, and 20 a. of turbary in Ormeskirke, Lathum, and Newburgh.

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

m. 135. Monday next after the Assumption, 22 Henry VIII. [21 August, 1530].
Between Thomas Tochet and Thomas Birkened, plaintiffs, and Edward Gelibrond, of Wigan, and Agnes his wife deforciants of 5 messuages, 6 tofts, 10 a. of land, 7 a. of meadow, and 10 a. of pasture in Wygan and Walton in Le Dale.

Edward and Agnes, for themselves and the heirs of Agnes, remitted all right to Thomas and Thomas and to the heirs of Thomas Tochet, for which Thomas and Thomas gave them 40 marks.

m. 132. Monday in the fifth week of Lent, 20 Henry VIII. [14 March, 1529].
Between James Scaresbrike, of Bykyrstath, esq., plaintiff, and Rowland Shakelady and Margery his wife deforciants of a messuage, 2 cottages, 2 a. of land, one a. of meadow, and 2 a. of pasture in Ormeskirke.

Rowland and Margery granted that the said tenements, which Henry Raynescrofte and Edith his wife held for the term of the said Edith's life on the day this agreement was made, after the said Edith's decease should remain to the said James and to his heirs for ever, for which James gave them 20 marks.

m. 129. [14 March, 1529].
Between Thomas Holte, esq., Lawrence Longley, gent., and William Holte, plaintiffs, and Robert Holte, late of Garberton, gent., deforciant of 5 messuages, a mill, 100 a. of land, 30 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, 10 a. of wood, 100 a. of furze and heath and 20½ d. of rent in Bury, Spotland, and Honersfeld [Hundersfield, par. Rochdale].

Robert Holte remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Thomas, for ever, for which the plaintiffs gave him 200 marks.

m. 126. [14 March, 1529].
Between Bartholomew Hesketh, plaintiff, and Rowland Ince and Agnes his wife deforciants of 2 messuages, 30 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 2 a. of wood, 20 a. of furze and heath, 20 a. of moor, and 20 a. of turbary in Aspenell [Asmall, near Ormskirk], Scaresbrek, Litherland [par. Aughton], and Ince Blundell.

Rowland and Agnes remitted all right to Bartholomew and his heirs, for which Bartholomew gave them £10.

m. 123. Monday next after the Assumption, 21 Henry VIII. [22 August, 1529].
Between Lawrence Irelonde and Bartholomew Hesketh, plaintiffs, and Thomas Halsall, esq., and Joan his wife deforciants of 20 messuages, . . a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 4 a. of wood, 100 a. of moor and turbary, and 4s. of rent in Halsall.

Thomas and Joan, for themselves and the heirs of Joan, remitted all right to Lawrence and Bartholomew and to the heirs of Lawrence, for ever, for which Lawrence and Bartholomew gave them £200.

m. 126. Monday in the fifth week of Lent, 20 Henry VIII. [14 March, 1529].
Between Bartholomew Hesketh, plaintiff, and Rowland Ince and Agnes his wife deforciants of 2 messuages, 30 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 2 a. of wood, 20 a. of furze and heath, 20 a. of moor, and 20 a. of turbary in Aspenell [Asmall], Scaresbrek, Litherland, and Ince Blundell.

Rowland and Agnes remitted all right to Bartholomew and his heirs, for which Bartholomew gave them £10.

m. 123. Thursday next after the Assumption, 21 Henry VIII. [18 August, 1529].
Between Lawrence Irelonde and Bartholomew Hesketh, plaintiffs, and Thomas Halsall, esq., and Joan his wife deforciants of 20 messuages, . . a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 4 a. of wood, 100 a. of moor and turbary, and 4s. of rent in Halsall.

Thomas and Joan remitted all right to Lawrence and Bartholomew and to the heirs of Bartholomew, for which Lawrence and Bartholomew gave them £200.

m. 120. Monday next after the Assumption, 21 Henry VIII. [22 August, 1529].
Between Richard Dweryhowse, Richard Houghton, kt., Henry Faryngton, James Skarsbrike, Thomas Halsall, and John Syngleton, plaintiffs, and William Dweryhowse and Margaret his wife deforciants of 5 messuages, 4 gardens, 120 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, and 40 a. of pasture in Preston, Penwortham, and Walton [le Dale].

William and Margaret, for themselves and the heirs of Margaret, remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Richard Dweryhowse, for which the plaintiffs gave them 100 marks.

m. 116. Thursday the 25th day of August, 22 Henry VIII. [1530].
Between Richard Tempest, kt., William Westby, esq., Andrew Barton, esq., and Alexander Standisshe, esq., plaintiffs, and John Sale, of London, draper, deforciant of the manor of Bedford, with the appurtenances, and of 8 messuages, 2 tofts, 100 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 60 a. of pasture, 100 a. of furze and heath, and 20d. of rent in Bedford, Parre, Wydnes, and Crawncton [Cronton].

John remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Alexander, and granted that three messuages, one toft, 50 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, and 10 a. of furze and heath in Bedford which John Newport and Agnes his wife held in right of the said Agnes for the term of her life, after the decease of the said Agnes should remain to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Alexander, for which the plaintiffs gave him 200 marks.

m. 113. Wednesday the feast of St. Bartholomew the Apostle, 22 Henry VIII. [24 August, 1530].
Between Thomas Seymer, kt., Richard Austen, Richard Wilson, and Bartholomew Barons, citizens and mercers of London, plaintiffs, and John Dudley, kt., and Joan his wife deforciants of the manors of Braydley otherwise called Bradley [Bradley Hall], Eccleston [in Leyland hundred], and Fisshwik [Fishwick], with the appurtenances, and of 42 messuages, 400 a. of land, 300 a. of meadow, 460 a. of pasture, 60 a. of wood, 200 a. of moor, 200 a. of common, and £20 of rent in Fisshwike, Heskays [Heskin Green], and Eccleston.

John and Joan, for themselves and the heirs of Joan, remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Richard Austen, for which the plaintiffs gave them £1000.

m. 108. Monday in the fifth week of Lent, 22 Henry VIII. [27 March, 1531].
Between Ralph Standisshe, esq., plaintiff, and Christopher Rygby and Joan his wife deforciants of a third part of three messuages, 60 a. of land, 8 a. of meadow, and 4 a. of wood in Ducsbury [Duxbury], and Chorley.

Christopher and Joan, for themselves and the heirs of Joan, remitted all right to Ralph and his heirs, for which Ralph gave them 40 marks.

m. 107. Monday next after the Assumption, 22 Henry VIII. [21 August, 1530].
Between Alexander Radclyff, kt., William Leylond, kt., and Nicholas Langley, plaintiffs, and William Sale deforciant of a messuage, 10 a. of land, 4 a. of meadow, 6 a. of pasture, 20 a. of moor, and 10 a. of furze and heath in Bedford.

William Sale granted that the said tenements which Ralph Hill and Margaret his wife held for the term of Margaret's life in right of the said Margaret on the day this agreement was made, after the decease of the said Margaret should remain to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of the said Nicholas, for which the plaintiffs gave him £20.

m. 104. Monday next after the Assumption, 23 Henry VIII. [19 August, 1531].
Between Ralph Standisshe, esq., Andrew Barton, esq., Alexander Standisshe, and Roger Ryssheton, plaintiffs, and Thomas Holden and Elizabeth his wife deforciants of a messuage and 40 a. of land in Bastwell, in the parish of Blakeburne.

Thomas and Elizabeth, for themselves and the heirs of Elizabeth, remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Ralph, for which the plaintiffs gave them 100 marks.

m. 102. [19 August, 1531].
Between William Westby, plaintiff, and Lawrence Preston and Beatrice his wife deforciants of the manors of Molbreke and Heyton, with the appurtenances, and of 100 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 4 a. of wood, and 100 a. of furze and heath in Wessome [Wesham], Molbreke [Mowbrick], and Heyton [Heaton par. Lancaster].

Lawrence and Beatrice, for themselves and the heirs of Beatrice, remitted all right to William and his heirs for ever, and granted that they will warrant the said manors and tenements against John, abbot of Whalley and his successors, for which William gave them 200 marks.

m. 99. Monday in the fifth week of Lent, 23 Henry VIII. [18 March, 1532].
Between Peter Kyd, plaintiff, and William Kyd and Anne his wife deforciants of a messuage and 6 a. of land in Skaresbroke [Scarisbrick] and Hurleton [Harleton Green].

William and Anne remitted all right to Peter and his heirs, for which Peter gave them £10.

m. 94. Monday next after the Assumption, 24 Henry VIII. [18 August, 1532].
Between Thomas Stanley, Lord de Mountegle, plaintiff, and John Swifte and Anne his wife, one of the kinswomen and heirs of James Haryngton, kt., and one of the kinswomen and heirs of John Haryngton, kt., deforciants of a third part of the manors of Horneby, Mellyng, Arholme, Cawode [Cawood, in Arkholme], Roborondale [Roeburndale], and Wray, with the appurtenances, 40 messuages, 300 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 100 a. of wood, 1000 a. of pasture, 2000 a. of furze and health, and £20 of rent in Horneby, Mellyng, Arholme, Cawode, Roborondale, and Wray.

John and Anne remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave him £100.

m. 93. [18 August, 1532].
Between Gervase Middilton, esq., plaintiff, and Thomas Wawen and Joan his wife, deforciants of a messuage, a garden, 8 a. of land, 3 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, 10 a. of wood, and 4 a. of turbary in Wharton [Warton, near Carnforth].

Thomas and Joan acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Gervase, for which Gervase granted them to Thomas and Joan for their lives; rendering therefor yearly to Gervase, his heirs and assigns 10s. After the decease of the said Thomas and Joan the said tenements to remain to Gervase and his heirs for ever.

m. 89. [18 August, 1532].
Between William Holand and John Cave, plaintiffs, and James Holand and Isabella his wife deforciants of 2 messuages, 14 a. of land, 10 a. of pasture, 3 a. of wood, and 3½d. of rent in Lathum.

James and Isabella acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of William, for which William and John granted them to James and Isabella during the lives of the said James and Isabella and the life of the survivor of them, after their decease to remain to Hugh Holand, brother of John Holand, and to the issue of his body, in default to remain to Thomas Holand, brother of the said Hugh, and to the issue of his body, in default to remain to Joan, daughter of the said James and Isabella, and to the issue of her body, in default to remain to Elizabeth Holand and to the issue of her body, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Isabella for ever.

m. 85. [18 August, 1532].
Between James Anderton, of Eukeston [Euxton], plaintiff, and Raynbroun Robynson and Elizabeth his wife deforciants of a messuage, 3 gardens, and 20 a. of pasture in Kirkham.

Raynbroun and Elizabeth, for themselves and the heirs of Elizabeth, remitted all right to James and his heirs, for which James gave them £20.

m. 84. Monday next after the Assumption, 25 Henry VIII. [17 August, 1533].
Between Adam Byrun, plaintiff, and John Wursley and Ellen his wife deforciants of a messuage with the appurtenances in Manchester.

John and Ellen granted the said tenements to Adam. To have and to hold to the said Adam and to his heirs for ever; rendering therefor to John and his heirs the yearly rent of 20s., for which Adam gave them one sor sparrowhawk.

m. 81. Monday in the fifth week of Lent, 25 Henry VIII. [23 March, 1534].
Between James Wynstanley, Lawrence Irelond and Lawrence Asshowe, plaintiffs, and Roger Breres and Blanche his wife, and George Garstan and Margaret his wife deforciants of 16 messuages, 200 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 300 a. of pasture, 20 a. of wood, 300 a. of furze and heath, and 10s. of rent in Lyverpole, Great Walton, West Derby, Everton, Coppull, Goulburn, Heyth Charnoke [Heath Charnock], and Kirkedale.

The deforciants acknowledged that the said tenements, which Edmund Crosse, William Dowce, and Joan Crosse, late the wife of William Crosse, deceased, now hold for the term of their lives, of the inheritance of the said Blanche and Margaret on the day this agreement was made, should remain to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Lawrence Asshow after the decease of the said Edmund Crosse, William Dowce, and Joan Crosse, for which the plaintiffs gave them £100.

m. 77. Monday the feast of St. Bartholomew, 26 Henry VIII. [24 August, 1534].
Between Ralph Talbot and William Hurde, chaplain, plaintiffs, and John Gelibrond deforciant of 4 messuages, 30 a. of land, 3 a. of meadow, 10 a. of pasture, one a. of wood, and 10 a. of furze and heath in Asteley.

John acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Ralph and granted that the said tenements which Margaret Gelibronde, widow, mother of the said John, held for the term of her life on the day this agreement was made, after the decease of the said Margaret should remain to Ralph and William and to the heirs of Ralph for ever, for which Ralph and William gave him 100 marks.

m. 71. Monday in the fourth week of Lent, 27 Henry VIII. [27 March, 1536].
Between Richard Assheton, esq., Edmund Hopwode, Miles Gerrerde, Richard Gerrerde, clerk, John Hopwode, and Ralph Gerrerde, plaintiffs, and Owen Radcliff deforciant of 16 messuages, 10 burgages, 6 cottages, 400 a. of land, 160 a. of meadow, 160 a. of pasture, 100 a. of wood, and 40 a. of furze and heath in Middleton, Maynchester [Manchester], and Bolton in the Mores.

Owen remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Richard Gerrerde, for which the plaintiffs gave him £200.

m. 68. [27 March, 1536].
Between Richard Hudson, clerk, Marmaduke Tunstall, kt., John Myddelton, esq., and William Lancastre, gent., plaintiffs, and Richard Wasshyngton, gent., deforciant of a messuage and 70 a. of land in Tuetfelde [Tewitfield] within the parish of Warton.

Richard Wasshyngton remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Richard Hudson, for which the plaintiffs gave him 200 marks.

m. 65. Monday next after the Assumption, 28 Henry VIII. [20 August, 1536].
Between William Flemyng, clerk, plaintiff, and Hugh Flemyng, esq., deforciant of 8 messuages, 100 a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 12 a. of wood, and 300 a. of moor and turbary in Great Ursewik, Blawith, and Torver.

Hugh remitted all right to William and his heirs, for which William granted them to Hugh for his life, remainder to David Flemyng, son of the said Hugh, for his life, remainder to the right heirs of the said Hugh for ever, for which William gave him £100.

m. 64. Monday in the fourth week of Lent, 28 Henry VIII. [12 March, 1537].
Between John Cleyton, plaintiff, and Francis Banaster, gent., and Elizabeth his wife deforciants of 3 messuages, 200 a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 10 a. of wood, 500 a. of furze and health, and 100 a. of turbary in Leylond, Clayton [le Woods], and Walton in le Dale.

Francis and Elizabeth remitted all right to John and his heirs, for which John gave them £40.

m. 59. [12 March, 1537].
Between Lawrence Asshowe, and Thomas Masse, gent., plaintiffs, and Edward Hopkyn deforciant of 2 messuages, 16 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 15 a. of pasture and 17 a. of turbary in Oldom [Oldham].

Edward remitted all right in the said tenements, which Margaret Hopkyn and Edmund Hopkyn held for the term of their lives and the life of the longest liver of them, after the decease of Margaret and Edmund, to Lawrence and Thomas and to the heirs of Lawrence for ever, for which Lawrence and Thomas gave him 20 marks.

m. 56. Monday next after the Assumption, 28 Henry VIII. [20 August, 1536].
Between William Flemyng, clerk, plaintiff, and Hugh Fleming, esq., deforciant of the manor of Conyston in Fournes [Coniston in Furness], with the appurtenances, and of one messuage, 40 a. of land, 12 a. of meadow, 70 a. of pasture, 30 a. of wood, and 500 a. of moor in Conyston [Church Coniston].

Hugh acknowledged the said manor and tenements to be the right of William, for which William granted them to Hugh for his life, remainder to Thomas Flemyng, son of the said Hugh, for his life, remainder to the right heirs of the said Hugh for ever, for which William gave him £100.

m. 53. [20 August, 1536].
Between Humphrey Coton and John Pipe, plaintiffs, and John Lamplugh, kt., deforciant of 4 messuages, one cottage, 80 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 7 a. of pasture, 7 a. of moss, and 24s. 2d. of rent in Pulton [Poulton-le-Sands], Whytyngton, Dokwray [Docker], and Newton.

John Lamplugh acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Humphrey, for which Humphrey and John granted them to John Lamplugh. To have to him for one month, and after that term is ended to remain to Katherine Lamplugh, wife of the said John, for her life, after her decease to remain to the said John Lamplugh and to his heirs for ever.

m. 50. [20 August, 1536].
Between Thomas Langton, kt., plaintiff, and William Dene, son and heir of John Dene, and Agnes his wife, sister and one of the heirs of Robert Worseley, deforciants of 5 messuages, one mill, 80 a. of land, 30 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 20 a. of wood, 100 a. of moor, and 100 a. of moss and turbary in Twistilton [Twiston] and Downeham.

William Dene acknowledged that the said tenements, which John Dene now holds for the term of his life by the law of England, after the death of the said John should remain to the said Thomas Langton. To have and to hold to him and to his heirs for ever, rendering £40 yearly to William and his heirs after the death of the said John, for which Thomas Langton gave him £20.

m. 47. [20 August, 1536].
Between Adam Byrom, Robert Byrom, clerk, and William Wilde, plaintiffs, and Adam Pendilton and Ellen his wife, and Hamon Bibbe deforciants of 3 messuages and 2 gardens in Salford.

The deforciants remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Adam, for which the plaintiffs gave them £20.

m. 44. [20 August, 1536].
Between John Rigmayden, esq., John Parkynson, and Thomas Beseley, plaintiffs, and Richard Higham deforciant of 2 messuages, 9 a. of land, 5 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, and 10 a. of furze and heath in Claghton [Claughton, par. Garstang].

Richard remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of John Rigmayden, for which the plaintiffs gave him £40.

m. 43. Monday next after the Assumption, 29 Henry VIII. [19 August, 1537].
Between Edmund Assheton, plaintiff, and George Chatherton, deforciant of 4½ a. of land, an a. of pasture, and 4d. of rent in Greneacres, within the town of Oldam, and of a moiety of a messuage, 20 a. of land, 20 a. of pasture, 13 a. of meadow, 4 a. of wood, and 20 a. of moor and marsh in Oldom [Oldham].

George remitted all right to Edmund and his heirs, for which Edmund gave him £40.

m. 40. Monday in the fourth week of Lent, 29 Henry VIII. [1 April, 1538].
Between George Standisshe, son and heir apparent of John Standisshe, gent., plaintiff, and the said John Standisshe deforciant of 2 messuages, 200 a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, and 20 a. of pasture in Eccleston, near Prescott.

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

m. 37. [1 April, 1538].
Roger Ugnall, plaintiff, and Robert Lucas and Cecilia his wife, and Lawrence Pilkyngton and Alice his wife deforciants of 4 messuages, 100 a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 30 a. of wood, 40 a. of furze and heath, and 60 a. of marsh in Coppull, Eccleston, and Chorley.

The deforciants acknowledged 2 messuages, 20 a. of land, 6 a. of meadow, 10 a. of pasture, 6 a. of wood, and 10 a. of furze and heath, parcel of the said tenements in Coppull and Chorley, which Agnes Ugnall, widow, late the wife of Robert Ugnall, deceased, now holds for her life, of the inheritance of the said Cecilia and Alice, to be the right of Roger, and remitted all right to Roger and his heirs. And further they remitted all right in the residue of the said tenements to Roger and his heirs, for which Roger granted to Lawrence and Alice one messuage, 9 a. of land, and 3 a. of pasture in Coppull, which the said Agnes now holds for the term of her life. To have to the said Lawrence and Alice for the term of their lives and the longest liver of them, rendering 20s. therefor yearly to Roger and his heirs after the decease of the said Agnes.

m. 34. Monday next after the Assumption, 29 Henry VIII. [19 August, 1537].
Between Brian Fell, plaintiff, and William Bardsey, esq., and Nicholas Bardsey, son and heir apparent of the said William deforciants of five messuages, 6 gardens, 26 a. of land, 3½ a. of meadow, and 2 a. of wood in Pennyngton, Broughton [in Furness], Rossett [Roshead], Belclyf [Baycliff], and Ulverston in Fournes.

William and Nicholas remitted all right to Brian and his heirs, for which Brian gave them £40.

m. 31. [19 August, 1537].
Between Roger Rysshton, plaintiff, and Robert Shakerley deforciant of a messuage, 12 a. of land, 6 a. of meadow, 8 a. of pasture, and 60 a. of furze and heath in Huncote [Huncoat, near Accrington].

Robert granted for himself and his heirs that the said tenements which Giles Whitacres held for the term of the life of Anne, wife of William Bardesey, esq., on the day this agreement was made, after the decease of the said Anne should remain to the said Roger and to his heirs for ever, for which Roger gave him £10.

m. 29. Monday in the fourth week of Lent, 29 Henry VIII. [1 April, 1538].
Between Richard Pole, plaintiff, and Thomas Longton, kt., Thomas Hurleton, and Humphrey Hurleton deforciants of 5 messuages, 200 a. of land, 100 a. of pasture, 60 a. of meadow, and 300 a. of moor in Walton in le Dale.

Richard acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Thomas Longton, for which the deforciants granted to Richard an annuity of £10 issuing from the said tenements, during his life.

m. 27. Monday in the fifth week of Lent, 30 Henry VIII. [24 March, 1539].
Between Thomas Holte, esq., plaintiff, and Geoffrey Holte, son and heir of Robert Holte, of Carbarton, co. Notts, deforciant of 4 messuages, 40 a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 10 a. of wood, and 200 a. of furze, heath and moss in Spotland and Humersfeld [Hundersfield].

Geoffrey acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Thomas, for which Thomas granted them to Geoffrey. To have and to hold to the said Geoffrey and to the heirs males of his body, in default to revert to the said Thomas Holte and to his heirs for ever.

m. 24. [24 March, 1539].
Between Richard Wasshyngton, esq., plaintiff, and John Cressener, esq., and Edward Bowlande, gent., deforciants of 40 messuages, 400 a. of land, 50 a. of meadow, 130 a. of pasture, 20 a. of wood, and 2s. of rent in Sylverdale, Hesham [Heysham], Middelton [par. Lancaster], [Nether] Kellett, Erholme [Arkholme], [Priest] Hutton, Tatham, Dalton [in Kendal], and Warton in Amoundernes.

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

m. 21. [24 March, 1539].
Between Roger Asshowe, esq., and Lawrence Asshow, gent., plaintiffs, and James Crosse deforciant of 25 messuages, 300 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 200 a. of pasture, 10 a. of wood, 300 a. of furze and heath, 100 a. of turbary, and 10s. of rent in Lyverpole [Liverpool], Everton, Great Wolton [Woolton], Little Wolton, [West] Derby, Coppull, Hethchernoke [Heath Charnock], Wygan, and Golbourne.

James acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Roger, and granted for himself and his heirs that 6 messuages, . . . a. of land, 3 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 100 a. of furze and heath, and 30 a. of turbary of the said tenements in Lyverpole, Everton, Great Wolton, Little Wolton, and Derby . . . . . . . . 100 a. of land, 3 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 100 a. of furze and heath, and 30 a. of turbary, which Joan Crosse held for the term of her life on the day this agreement was made, after the decease of the said Joan should remain to the said Roger and Lawrence and to the heirs of the said Roger for ever. And that 5 messuages, 60 a. of land, 6 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, 3 a. of wood, 40 a. of furze and heath and 20 a. of turbary in Coppull and Hethchernok, which Edmund Crosse held for the term of his life on the day this agreement was made, after the decease of the said Edmund should remain to Roger and Lawrence and to the heirs of Roger for ever. And that 13 messuages, 120 a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 20 a. of wood, 60 a. of furze and heath, and 16 a. of turbary, another parcel of the said tenements, in Wygan and Lyverpole, which John Crosse and Alice his wife held for the term of the said Alice's life on the day this agreement was made, after the decease of the said John and Alice should remain to the said Roger and Lawrence and to the heirs of Roger for ever. And that the residue of the said tenements, in Golbourne and Lyverpole, which William Dowse held for the term of his life on the day this agreement was made, after the decease of the said William should remain to Roger and Lawrence and to the heirs of Roger for ever, for which Roger and Lawrence gave him £100.

m. 16. Monday next after the Assumption, 30 Henry VIII. [18 August, 1538].
Between Edward Elryngton, esq., and Grace his wife, plaintiffs, and Thomas Seymer deforciant of the manors of Eccleston, Fisshwyke [Fishwick], and Bradley [near Eccleston], with the appurtenances, and of 100 messuages, 70 a. of land, 300 a. of meadow, 460 a. of pasture, 70 a. of wood, 340 a. of furze and heath, and £6 of rent in Eccleston, Fisshwyke, and Bradley.

Thomas remitted all right to Edward and Grace and to the heirs of the said Edward for ever, for which Edward and Grace gave him £1000.

m. 13. [18 August, 1538].
Between Thomas Sothworth, kt., plaintiff, and Thomas Haughton and Ellen his wife, Henry Norres and Margaret his wife deforciants of 6 messuages, 200 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, and 100 a. of moor and turbary in Haghton [Houghton Green], Lawton, Holme [Hulme, near Winwick], and Golborne.

The deforciants, for themselves and the heirs of Ellen and Margaret, remitted all right to Thomas Sothworth and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them £40.

m. 10. [18 August, 1538].
Between Edmund Assheton, esq., plaintiff, and Robert Shakerley, gent., deforciant of a messuage, 12 a. of land, 8 a. of meadow, 6 a. of pasture, and 6 a. of wood in Hapton.

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

m. 7. [18 August, 1538].
Between Charles Townley, plaintiff, and Peter Feilden and Margaret his wife deforciants of a messuage, 10 a. of land, 6 a. of meadow, 16 a. of pasture, and 40 a. of moor in Oswoltwysell [Oswaldtwistle].

Peter and Margaret remitted all right to Charles and his heirs, for which Charles gave them £40.

m. 6. Monday in the fifth week of Lent, 30 Henry VIII. [24 March, 1539].
Between Edmund Assheton, esq., plaintiff, and Robert Shakerley deforciant of a garden and 50 a. of pasture in Huncote and Hapton.

Robert remitted all right to Edmund and his heirs, for which Edmund gave him £40.

m. 3. [24 March, 1539].
Between Thomas Holte, esq., plaintiff, and William Leyland, kt., and Thomas Leyland, esq., son and heir apparent of the said William, deforciants of 7 messuages, 6 cottages, 20 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 8 a. of pasture, 3 a. of wood, and 100 a. of furze, heath, moss and moor in Spotland, Honersfeld [Hundersfield], and Rachedale [Rochdale].

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