Lancashire Fines
1-3 Edward VI

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1910

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'Lancashire Fines: 1-3 Edward VI', Final Concords for Lancashire, Part 4: 1509-1558 (1910), pp. 52-79. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=52580 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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1–3 Edward VI

(Bundle 13, 1–3 Edward VI, 1547–1550).

m. 308. At Lancaster, on Monday in the fourth week of Lent, 1 Edward VI. [21 March, 1547].
Between Lawrence Brownlowe and Roger Brownlowe, plaintiffs, and George Haugh deforciant of 10 messuages, 8 cottages, 16 gardens, 16 orchards, 200 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 60 a. of pasture, 20 a. of wood and underwood, 200 a. of moor, moss and turbary, 18d. of rent, and the moiety of a fulling-mill in Tonge and Bolton on the Moors.

George remitted all right to Lawrence and Roger and to the heirs of Lawrence, for which Lawrence and Roger gave him 200 marks.

m. 303.. . . . 1 Edward VI. [28 March, 1547.]. (fn. 1)

Precipe to John Byron, kt., to hold to John Masse and John Arderon, gent., . . . [the agreement made between them touching]. . . . . . . . . . [the manor of] Clayton with the appurtenances in Manchester, and of 300 messuages, 3 watermills, 3 fulling-mills, . . . . . . . . 4000 a. of land, 500 a. of meadow, 4000 a. of . . . . . . . . . . pasture, 1000 a. of wood, 1000 a. of turbary, 500 a. of furze and heath, 3 dovecotes, £8 of rent, view of frankpledge . . . . . . . . free warren, liberties and franchises in Clayton, Manchestre, Drylesden [Droylsden], Feylesworth [Failsworth], Blakeley, Gorton, . . . . . . . Oldham, Crompton, Rachedale, Butterworthe, Spotland, and Dyddesburye [Didsbury].

John Byron acknowledged the said manor, tenements, rent &c. to be the right of John Arderon, for which the said John Massy and John Arderon granted them to the said John Byron; to have and to hold to him and to the heirs males of his body, in default to remain to John Byron, bastard son of the said John Byron, kt., and to the heirs males of his body; in default to remain to the said John Byron, kt., and to the heirs of his body; in default to remain to the said John Byron, bastard, and to the heirs of his body; in default to remain to Thomas Wymbysshe, esq., and to the heirs males of his body; in default to remain to Richard Townley, esq., and Frances his wife, Francis Norton, esq., and Habrea his wife, and to the heirs males of the bodies of the said Frances and Habrea; in default to remain to William Radclyff, of Ordsall, co. Lancaster, kt., and to the heirs males of his body; in default to remain to Henry Sutton, of Aram, co. Notts, kt., and to the heirs males of his body; in default to remain to John Bothe, of Barton, co. Lancaster, esq., and to the heirs males of his body; in default to remain to John Savege, of Croxston, co. Leicester, kt., and to the heirs males of his body; in default to remain to Edmund Molyneux, kt., the King's Sergeant at Law, and to the heirs males of his body; in default to remain to Richard Assheton of Myddelton, co. Lancaster, kt., and to the heirs males of his body; in default to remain to Edward Gryffyn, esq., the King's Solicitor General, and to the heirs males of his body; in default to remain to the right heirs of John Byron, deceased, late of Cleyton, co. Lancaster, kt.

m. 300. Monday in the fifth week of Lent, 1 Edward VI. [28 March, 1547].
Between George Byrom, plaintiff, and Gabriel Gybons and Katherine his wife deforciants of 8 burgages, 8 gardens, 3 orchards, 4 a. of land, 2 a. of meadow, and 2 a. of pasture in Salforde.

Gabriel and Katherine remitted all right to George and his heirs, for which George gave them £20.

m. 297. [28 March, 1547].
Between Lawrence Asshawe, gent., plaintiff, and John Atherton, kt., deforciant of 8 messuages, 4 tofts, 200 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 10 a. of wood, 200 a. of turbary, and 40s. of rent in Asteley, Bedford, and Pynnyngton [Pennington].

John remitted all right to Lawrence and his heirs, for which Lawrence gave him £200.

m. 294. [28 March, 1547].
Between William Plumpton, younger son of George Plumpton, plaintiff, and the said George Plumpton deforciant of 4 messuages, 6 cottages, 60 a. of moor, moss and turbary, and 20d. of rent in Warton in Amoundernes.

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

m. 291. 1 Edward VI. [28 March, 1547].
Between (John Crumboke and Edward Bradyll, plaintiffs, and Robert) Morley deforciant of a capital messuage, with the appurtenances, 2 messuages, 3 gardens, 3 orchards, a water-mill, 100 a. of land, 100 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 50 a. of wood and underwood, and 60 a. of moor, moss and turbary, and 16s. of rent in Byllyngton and Dynkley.

Robert acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Edward, for which John and Edward granted and in the said Court rendered the said tenements and rent to Robert, to have and to hold for the term of the said Robert's life; after his decease to remain to Ughtred (Huglrigius) Morley, son and heir apparent of . . . . . . . . . . and to the heirs of his body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to Henry Morley, brother of the said Ughtred and to the heirs of his body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to John Morley, brother of the said Ughtred and Henry, and to the heirs of the body of the said John begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to the right heirs of . . . . . . . Morley, and to their heirs for ever.

m. 288. Monday in the fifth week [of Lent], 1 Edward VI. [28 March, 1547].
Between Michael Willoughby and Robert Fletcher, plaintiffs, and Thomas Burton and Anne his wife, John Burton, son of the said Thomas, and Margaret Fazakerley deforciants of 4 messuages, 30 a. of land, 4 a. of meadow, 6 a. of pasture, 200 a. of moss and turbary, and common of pasture for 40 beasts and 200 sheep in Lynacar [Linacre], Boutull [Bootle], Kyrkedale, Lyverpole, Innes Blundell, Downlytherland, Orrell, and Forde. . . .

Thomas and Anne acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Michael, for which the plaintiffs granted to John Burton and Margaret Fazakerley, whom (God granting) the said John would take to wife, one messuage, 12 a. of land, half an acre of meadow, 6 a. of pasture, 30 a. of moss and turbary, common of pasture for 20 beasts and 40 sheep, part of the said tenements, in Boutull and Kyrkdale; to have and to hold to the said John and Margaret and to the heirs of the body of the said John begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to the said Anne and to the heirs begotten of her body; in default to remain to the right heirs of John Hadocke, father of the said Anne, and to the heirs of the said John for ever. Besides Michael and Robert granted the residue of the said tenements and common, in Lynacar, Lyverpole, Innesblundell, Dounlytherland, Orrell, and Ford, to Thomas and Anne for their lives; after their decease to remain to the said . . . . . . . and to the heirs of his body; in default to remain to the said Anne. . . . . . . . . lawfully begotten; in default to remain to the right heirs of the said John Haydoke and to their heirs for ever.

m. 284. [28 March, 1547].
Between Thomas Dyconson, plaintiff, and William Orrell deforciant of 3 messuages, 2 barns, 2 gardens, 40 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, 4 a. of wood, 20 a. of moor and turbary, and 5d. of rent in Charnoke Rychard.

William granted for himself and his heirs that the said tenements and rent, which Christopher Seede and Ellen his wife, in right of the said Ellen, hold for the term of the said Ellen's life, after the decease of the said Ellen should remain to the said Thomas Dyconson and to his heirs for ever. And the said William remitted the said tenements and rent to the said Thomas and to his heirs for ever, for which Thomas gave him £40.

m. 281. [28 March, 1547].
Between George Crede, plaintiff, and Nicholas Hogekynson, of Tarnacar, and Richard Whyte deforciants of 2 messuages, 2 gardens, one orchard, 20 a. of land, 4 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, and 100 a. of moor, moss and turbary in Tarnacar [par. St. Michael on Wyre].

Nicholas and Richard acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of George, for which George granted them to Nicholas and Agnes, his wife, for their lives, after their decease to remain to the said White and to his heirs for ever.

m. 278. [28 March, 1547].
Between William Lathewayt, plaintiff, and William Bradshawe, esq., deforciant of a messuage, a barn, a garden, an orchard, 5 crofts, 20 a. of land, 4 a. of meadow, 24 a. of pasture, and 10 a. of wood and underwood in Aghton [Aughton].

William Bradshawe remitted all right to William Lathewayt and his heirs, for which William gave him £100.

m. 272. [28 March, 1547].
Between Richard Banaster, of Fayrehurst, plaintiff, and Thomas Nelson deforciant of a capital messuage, with the appurtenances, in Wrightyngton, 2 messuages, a dovecote, a water-mill, a barn, 2 gardens, 2 orchards, 100 a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 20 a. of wood, 20 a. of moss and heath, and 20s. of rent in Wrightington, Parbald, and Byspham.

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

m. 271. [28 March, 1547].
Between John Holcrofte, kt., plaintiff, and Thomas Eccleston, esq., deforciant of 8 a. of land and 4 a. of pasture in Culchett.

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

m. 268. [28 March, 1547].
Between Thomas Fletwode and Barbara his wife, plaintiffs, and Richard Banester, gent., deforciant of 10 messuages, 4 cottages, 8 gardens, 100 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 60 a. of pasture, 10 a. of wood, 100 a. of moor, moss and turbary, and 3s. 4d. of rent in Eccleston, Heskyn, Wrightyngton, and Parbolde.

Richard remitted all right to Thomas and Barbara and to the heirs of Thomas, for which Thomas and Barbara gave him 200 marks.

m. 265. [28 March, 1547].
Between Thomas Nelson, plaintiff, and Richard Banester deforciant of a messuage, with the appurtenances, called "Sowters House," 80 a. of land, 8 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 6 a. of wood, and 60 a. of moss and heath in Parbolde, Wryghtyngton, and Byspham.

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

m. 262. [28 March, 1547].
Between Roger Nowell, plaintiff, and Thomas Morley deforciant of 7 a. of land, 5 a. of meadow, and 4 a. of pasture in Great Morley [Mearley].

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

m. 259. [28 March, 1547].
Between Nicholas Hancoke and Richard Grenacre, plaintiffs, and Henry Dyneley and Ralph Grenacre deforciants of 6 messuages, 4 cottages, 10 gardens, 4 barns, 70 a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 50 a. of pasture, 20 a. of wood, 150 a. of moor, moss, and turbary, 50 a. of furze and heath, and 2s. of rent in Clyderowe [Clitheroe].

Henry and Ralph remitted all right to Nicholas and Richard and to the heirs of Nicholas, for which Nicholas and Richard gave them £100.

m. 256. [28 March, 1547].
Between Roger Hadocke, plaintiff, and Robert Gydlowe deforciant of the third part of a messuage, 24 a. of land, 6 a. of meadow, 8 a. of pasture, and 20 a. of moor and heath in Coppull and Longtre [Langtree].

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

m. 253. [28 March, 1547].
Between Edward Jennye and Francis Pendylton, plaintiffs, and Thomas Tetlawe deforciant of 2 burgages, a barn, and 2 gardens in Manchester.

Thomas remitted all right to Edward and Francis and to the heirs of Edward, for which Edward and Francis gave him £30.

m. 250. [28 March, 1547].
Between Thomas Gerrard, of Brynne, kt., plaintiff, and Roger Molyneux, of Hawkeley, gent., deforciant of 2 messuages, 100 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, and 20 a. of pasture in Pemberton.

Roger remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave him £80.

m. 247. [28 March, 1547].
Between Alexander Radcliff, kt., Henry Halsall, of Prescott, gent., Lawrence Asshawe, gent., and Thomas Hurleton, gent., plaintiffs, and Peter Stanley, esq., and Elizabeth his wife deforciants of the manor of Bicurstath [Bickerstaffe], with the appurtenances, 80 messuages, a wind-mill, 1000 a. of land, 500 a. of meadow, 3000 a. of pasture, 40 a. of wood, 7000 a. of moor, moss and turbary, and 40s. of rent in Bicurstath, Ormeskirke, Aghton, Lydyatt, Raynford, Byllyng, Sutton, Whyston, Dalton, Wryghtyngton, Haskon [Heskin], and Little Eccleston in Amoundernes.

Peter and Elizabeth remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Alexander, for which the plaintiffs gave them 1000 marks.

m. 244. Monday next after the Assumption, 1 Edward VI. [22 August, 1547].
Between Richard Johnson, plaintiff, and Humphrey Newton, gent., and Etheldreda his wife deforciants of a moiety of a messuage, 3 burgages, 10 a. of land, 2 a. of meadow, 200 a. of pasture, and 40 a. of moss and turbary in Scotforth and Flukeborowe in Cartmylle.

Humphrey and Etheldreda remitted all right to Richard and his heirs, for which Richard gave them £20.

m. 242. Monday next after the Assumption, 2 Edward VI. [20 August, 1548].
Between Thomas Asshawe and Richard Newton, gent., plaintiffs, and George Redmayn, gent., and Margaret his wife deforciants of the manor of Barwyke [Borwick], with the appurtenances, 100 messuages, 40 cottages, 100 gardens, a water-mill, 4000 a. of land, 100 a. of meadow, 500 a. of pasture, 100 a. of wood and underwood, 200 a. of moor, 100 a. of turbary, 200 a. of moss, and 20s. of rent in Barwyke, Staynton [par. Heversham co. Westmorland], Wyttyngton, Docker, Wharton [Warton], and Bentam [Bentham, co. York].

George and Margaret acknowledged the said manor and tenements to be the right of Thomas, for which Thomas and Richard granted them to George and Margaret; to have and to hold to the said George and Margaret for their lives and the life of either of them living the longest; after their decease to remain to Thomas Redmayn, son and heir apparent of the said George and Margaret, and to the heirs of the body of the said Thomas; in default to remain to Marmaduke Redmayn, younger son of the said George and Margaret, and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Margaret and to their heirs for ever.

m. 239. Monday next after the Assumption, 1 Edward VI. [22 August, 1547].
Between Walter Butler, plaintiff, and Maurice Dennys and Elizabeth his wife deforciants of 7 messuages, 120 a. of land, 12 a. of meadow, and 100 a. of pasture in Great Sonky.

Maurice and Elizabeth remitted all right to Walter and his heirs, for which Walter gave them £30.

m. 236. [22 August, 1547].
Between Richard Bolde, Toucher Bolde, esqs., Matthew Smyth, younger son of Roger Smyth, of Hylleswode, Thomas Smyth, of Keuerdeley, and William Walker, plaintiffs, and Matthew Smyth, clerk, deforciant of a messuage, 20 a. of land, 4 a. of meadow, and 4 a. of pasture in Sutton.

Matthew Smyth, clerk, remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Richard, for which the plaintiffs gave him £30.

m. 233. [22 August, 1547].
Between Arthur Asshton, plaintiff, and James Gartsyde deforciant of 10 messuages, 5 cottages, 12 gardens, 4 orchards, 60 a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 30 a. of pasture, 4 a. of wood, and 100 a. of moor and turbary in Huddersfeld [Hundersfield] and Spotland.

James remitted all right to Arthur and his heirs, for which Arthur gave him 200 marks.

m. 230. [22 August, 1547].
Between Thomas Asshaw, plaintiff, and Thomas Stanley, kt., Lord Mountegle, and Mary his wife deforciants of 14 a. of land, 2 a. of meadow, and 2 a. of wood and underwood in Hethcharnoke [Heath Charnock].

Thomas and Mary remitted all right to Thomas Asshaw and his heirs, for which Thomas gave them £30.

m. 227. [22 August, 1547].
Between Richard Radclyff, plaintiff, and Owen Radclyff, gent., deforciant of a capital messuage in Middelton, 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 Middelton, Manchester, and Bolton in le Mores.

Owen remitted all right to Richard and his heirs, for which Richard gave him £200.

m. 223. [22 August, 1547].
Between Thomas Sorocold, plaintiff, and Hamon Bybbye, deforciant of a rood of land in Salford.

Hamon remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave him £20.

m. 217. [22 August, 1547].
Between Giles Parker, plaintiff, and Thomas Aghton, the younger, deforciant of 12 a. of land, 6 a. of meadow, and 10 a. of pasture in Clidero [Clitheroe].

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

m. 214. [22 August, 1547].
Between (William Banester and Nicholas Robertes, plaintiffs) and Lawrence Whittaker, of High Whittaker, gent., and Joan his wife deforciants of 20 messuages, 20 gardens, 20 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 10 a. of wood and underwood, 100 a. of moor, 100 a. of turbary, and 40 a. of moss in High Whittaker, Paddyan [Padiham], Symonstone, and Clydero.

Lawrence and Joan acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Nicholas, and granted that 4 messuages, 4 gardens, 40 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 4 a. of wood and underwood, 40 a. of moor, 40 a. of turbary, and 10 a. of moss which Alice Whittaker, widow, held for the term of her life, of the inheritance of the said Lawrence, on the day this agreement was made, after the decease of the said Alice should remain to the said William and Nicholas and to the heirs of Nicholas for ever; for which William and Nicholas granted the said 4 messuages, 4 gardens, 40 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 4 a. of wood and underwood, 40 a. of moor, 40 a. of turbary, and 10 a. of moss to Lawrence and Joan, to have and to hold to the said Lawrence and Joan immediately after the decease of the said Alice, for their lives, and immediately after the decease of the said Lawrence and Joan to remain to Henry Whittaker, son and heir apparent of the said Lawrence, and to the heirs of his body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to Christopher Whittaker, younger son of the said Lawrence, and to the heirs of his body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Lawrence and to their heirs for ever. And further William and Nicholas granted to the said Lawrence and Joan 16 messuages, 16 gardens, 160 a. of land, 30 a. of meadow, 60 a. of pasture, 6 a. of wood and underwood, 60 a. of moor, 60 a. of turbary, and 30 a. of moss, to have and to hold to the said Lawrence and Joan for their lives; after their decease to remain to the said Henry and to the heirs of his body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to the said Christopher and to the heirs of his body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Lawrence and to their heirs for ever.

m. 211. [22 August, 1547].
Between Thomas Asshaw and Vane Haghton, gent., plaintiffs, and Nicholas Rigby, the elder, of Harrokhill, deforciant of a capital messuage in Wrightington, and of 16 messuages, 4 cottages, a windmill, 20 gardens, 20 orchards, 400 a. of land, 50 a. of meadow, 200 a. of pasture, 30 a. of wood, 100 a. of moor, 100 a. of moss, 100 a. of turbary, and 4d. of rent in Wrigtington.

Nicholas acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Thomas, for which Thomas and Vane granted them to Nicholas for his life; after his decease to remain to Nicholas Rygby, son and heir apparent of the said Nicholas, and to the heirs males of his body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to John Rygby, younger son of the said Nicholas, the father, and to the heirs males of his body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to Edward Rygby, brother of the said John, and to the heirs males of his body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to William Rygby, brother of the said John and Edward, and to the heirs males of his body begotten; in default to remain to Alexander Rygby, brother of the said John, Edward and William, and to the heirs males of his body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to Ralph Rygby, brother of the said John, Edward, William, and Alexander, and to the heirs males of his body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Nicholas, the father, for ever.

m. 210. Monday in the fifth week of Lent, 2 Edward VI. [19 March, 1548].
Between Thomas Birkenhed, the younger, and Richard Hawarden, plaintiffs, and John Hawarden deforciant of the manor of Wolston [Woolston, par. Warrington], with the appurtenances, and of 13 messuages, 6 cottages, a water-mill, 200 a. of land, 100 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 1000 a. of moss and turbary, 400 a. of common, and 40s. of rent in Wolston and Halewode.

John acknowledged the said manor and tenements to be the right of Thomas, for which Thomas and Richard granted them to John for his life; after his decease to remain to Adam Hawarden, son and heir apparent of the said John, and to the heirs males of his body begotten by Alice Hawarden, now his wife; in default to remain to the heirs males of the body of the said John Hawarden; in default to remain to the heirs males of the body of Thomas Hawarden, father of the said John; in default to remain to the right heirs of the said John Hawarden, for ever.

m. 205. [19 March, 1548].
Between Thomas Dyconson, plaintiff, and Thomas Mercer deforciant of 4 messuages, 2 cottages, 6 gardens, 6 crofts, 4 tofts, 60 a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 4 a. of wood and underwood, and 20 a. of moor, moss and turbary in Croston and Mawdysley.

Thomas Mercer acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Thomas Dyconson, for which Thomas Dyconson granted them to Thomas Mercer for his life; after his decease to remain to Thomas Mercer, son and heir apparent of the said Thomas Mercer, and to the heirs of his body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Thomas Mercer, the son, and to his heirs, for ever.

m. 201. [19 March, 1548].
Between John Machell, and William Machell, son of the said John, plaintiffs, and William Pagett, knight of the most noble order of the Garter, and the Lady Anne his wife deforciants of the manor of Conyshede, otherwise Conyngshed [Conishead], with the appurtenances, and also 10 messuages, 6 cottages, 4 tofts, 10 gardens, 8 orchards, 2 dovecotes, a water-mill, 200 a. of land, 100 a. of meadow, 200 a. of pasture, 40 a. of wood and underwood, 100 a. of moor, 100 a. of moss, 100 a. of turbary, 100 a. of furze and heath, and 4s. of rent in Conyshede otherwise Conyngshede.

William and Anne remitted all right to John and William and to the heirs of John, for which John and William gave them £200.

m. 198. [19 March, 1548].
Between Ralph Standisshe and George Browne, gent., plaintiffs, and Arthur Ince, gent., deforciant of 7 messuages, 200 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 200 a. of pasture, 10 a. of wood, 100 a. of heath, 100 a. of moor, and 4d. of rent in Ince [par. Wigan], Makerfelde, and Wygan.

Arthur remitted all right to Ralph and George and to the heirs of Ralph, for which Ralph and George gave him £60.

m. 194. [19 March, 1548].
Between John Radyche, esq., plaintiff, and Henry, Earl of Sussex, and Thomas, Lord Fitzwater, son and heir apparent of the said Earl, deforciant of the manors of Moston and Cromshall [Crumpsall], with the appurtenances and also of 50 messuages, 20 cottages, 50 gardens, a fulling-mill, 400 a. of land, 200 a. of meadow, 400 a. of pasture, 200 a. of wood and underwood, 500 a. of moor, 500 a. of moss, 500 a. of turbary, and 100 a. of furze and heath, and of a free fishery in the waters of Irke and Medelake [Medlock], with the appurtenances in Moston and Cromshall.

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

m. 191. [19 March, 1548].
Between George Sharples and James Sharples, plaintiffs, and John Browne, esq., deforciant of a messuage, 20 a. of land, 4 a. of meadow, and 20 a. of pasture in Frekilton.

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

m. 190. [19 March, 1548].
Between Thomas Fletwode and Hugh Anderton, gent. plaintiffs, and John Swansey deforciant of 3 messuages, 2 cottages, 2 tofts, 4 gardens, 200 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 10 a. of wood and underwood, 100 a. of moss, 100 a. of marsh, 100 a. of moor, and 100 a. of turbary in Rybchester and Mellor.

John remitted all right to Thomas and Hugh, and to the heirs of Thomas, for which Thomas and Hugh gave him £100.

m. 184. [19 March, 1548].
Between Francis Baker and George Lyvesey, plaintiffs, and William Latwys deforciant of a messuage, 6 cottages, a barn, 36 a. of land, and common of pasture for 20 beasts and 60 sheep in Culchethe, Asteley, and Newton [in Makerfield].

William acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Francis, for which Francis and George granted them to William for his life, after his decease to remain to John Latwys, son of the said William, and to the heirs of the said John, for ever.

m. 180. [19 March, 1548.]
Between William Kenyan, plaintiff, and Robert Gydlowe deforciant of 4 messuages, 4 gardens, a watermill, 80 a. of land, 12 a. of meadow, 30 a. of pasture, 2 a. of wood, 10 a. of moor, and 6 a. of turbary in Aspull and Ince [par. Wigan].

Robert granted that the said tenements, which William Bardsey and Anne his wife held for the term of the said Anne's life on the day this agreement was made, after the decease of the said Anne should remain to the said William and his heirs for ever, for which William gave him £90.

m. 177. [19 March, 1548].
Between Elizabeth Ambrose, plaintiff, and William Bradeshawe, esq., deforciant of 9 messuages, 9 gardens, 100 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, and 40 a. of pasture in Aghton [Aughton] and Uplytherlande [Litherland, par. Aughton].

William remitted all right to Elizabeth and her heirs, for which Elizabeth gave him £100.

m. 173. [19 March, 1548].
Between Christopher Lyster, esq., and James Hargreves, chaplain, plaintiffs, and Lawrence Parker, of Holthouse deforciant of 4 messuages, 3 barns, 4 gardens, 2 orchards, 18 a. of land, 8 a. of meadow, 6 a. of pasture, 10 a. of wood, and 40 a. of moor and turbary in Colne.

Lawrence acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Christopher, for which Christopher and James granted them to Lawrence for his life; after his decease to remain to Henry Parker, son and heir apparent of the said Lawrence, and to the heirs of his body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to Lawrence Parker, younger son and heir apparent of the said Henry, and to the heirs of his body begotten and to be begotten, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Henry.

m. 170. [19 March, 1548].
Between Edward Standysshe, brother and heir of Ralph Standysshe, plaintiff, and Ralph Bradshawe, of Longtre, deforciant of 2 messuages, 2 cottages, 2 gardens, 40 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, one a. of wood, and 20 a. of turbary in Longtre, Standysshe, and Shevyngton.

Ralph acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Edward, whereof the said Edward had a messuage, 2 cottages, a garden, 30 a. of land, 9 a. of meadow, 18 a. of pasture, one a. of wood, and 20 a. of turbary in Longtre, Standysshe, and Shevyngton, parcel of the said tenements, of the gift of the said Ralph, and remitted all right to Edward and his heirs. Besides, Ralph granted for himself and his heirs that the residue, which Margaret Bradshaw, widow, late the wife of Gilbert Bradshaw, deceased, held for the term of the said Margaret's life on the day this agreement was made, after the said Margaret's decease should remain to the said Edward and his heirs for ever, for which Edward gave him £20.

m. 166. [19 March, 1548].
Between William Brian, plaintiff, and Baldwin Wylloughby, esq., and Joan his wife, Ralph Sacheverell and Philippa his wife deforciants of the manor and Cell, called Kyrssall [Kersall], and of 20 messuages, 8 cottages, a water-mill, 1000 a. of land, 300 a. of meadow, 400 a. of pasture, 100 a. of wood, 500 a. of furze and heath, and 20s. of rent in Kyrssall.

The deforciants acknowledged the said manor &c. to be the right of William, for which William granted to the said Baldwin and Joan an annuity of £16. 12s. issuing from the said premises; to have, hold and take to the said Baldwin and Joan and to their assigns for the term of the lives of the said Baldwin and Joan and of either of them living the longest. And further William granted the said manor &c. to Ralph and Philippa; to have and to hold to the said Ralph and Philippa and to the heirs of the body of the said Philippa begotten by the said Ralph, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Philippa.

m. 162. [19 March, 1548].
Between John Kechyn, esq., plaintiff, and William Hamylden and Grace his wife, late the wife of John Kechyn, the younger, deforciants of a messuage, 212 a. of land, 200 a. of meadow, 200 a. of pasture, and 2 a. of wood in Cokersand, Pylyn [Pilling], and Forton.

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

m. 158. [19 March, 1548].
Between William Ravald, plaintiff, and Baldwin Willoughby and Joan his wife, Ralph Sacheverell and Philippa his wife, daughter and heir apparent of the said Baldwin deforciants of a messuage, 22 a. of land, 4 a. of meadow, 10 a. of pasture, and 4 a. of wood, and also of a moiety of 8 a. of land, 2 a. of meadow, and 4 a. of wood in Kerssall, in the parish of Manchester.

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

m. 155. Monday next before the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 2 Edward VI. [3 September, 1548].
Between Richard Hunt, plaintiff, and William Strangwayes, gent., deforciant of 10 a. of land, 2 a. of meadow, 10 a. of pasture, an a. of wood, and 2s. of rent in Manchester and Oldam.

William remitted all right to Richard and his heirs, and granted that the said tenements which Philip Strangways, father of the said William held for the term of his life, after the decease of the said Philip should remain to the said Richard and his heirs, for which Richard gave him £10.

m. 152. [3 September, 1548].
Between Ralph Kenyan, plaintiff, and Ralph Sacheverell and Philippa his wife deforciants of the manor and Cell called Kirsall [Kersall], with the appurtenances, and of 20 messuages, 8 cottages, a water-mill, 1000 a. of land, 300 a. of meadow, 400 a. of pasture, 100 a. of wood, 500 a. of furze and heath, and 20s. of rent in Kirsall, Sydall [Siddall, tp. Hopwood], Assheton [under Lyne], Manchester, and Middleton.

Ralph and Philippa remitted all right to Ralph Kenyan and his heirs, for which Ralph Kenyan gave them £200.

m. 149. [3 September, 1548].
Between Thomas Singleton, plaintiff, and Nicholas Ambrose, of Woode Plompton, deforciant of the manor or capital messuage of Ambrosehall, with the appurtenances, and of 10 messuages, 10 cottages, 1000 a. of land, 300 a. of meadow, 300 a. of pasture, and 5s. of rent in Woode Plompton, Middeforth in the parish of Penwortham, Gosenargh, and Wymmarley [Winmarleigh].

Nicholas acknowledged the said manor and tenements to be the right of Thomas, and granted that 3 messuages, 60 a. of land, 4 a. of meadow, 4 a. of pasture, in Woode Plompton and Middelforth, which Elizabeth Ambrose, widow, held for the term of her life on the day this agreement was made, should remain to the said Thomas and to his heirs for ever, for which Thomas granted the said manor &c., to Nicholas for his life; and after his decease to remain to William Ambrose, son and heir apparent of the said Nicholas, and to the heirs males begotten of his body, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Nicholas for ever.

m. 146. [3 September, 1548].
Between William Crombelom and John Woodeborne, plaintiffs and James Halsall and Elizabeth his wife, and Richard Parker, son and heir apparent of the said Elizabeth, deforciants of a messuage, a toft, 30 a. of land, 6 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, 10 a. of wood, 40 a. of moor, and 20 a. of furze and heath in Clayton [le Dale].

The deforciants acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of William, for which William and John granted to the said Elizabeth an annuity of 43s. 8d. issuing from the said tenements; to have and to take to the said Elizabeth and her heirs. And further the said William and John granted to the said Elizabeth an annuity of 15s., to have and to take the said annuity to the said Elizabeth and her heirs immediately after the decease of Joan Talbott, wife of Ralph Talbott. And further the said William and John granted the said tenements to James and Elizabeth for the term of one week, and after that term is ended the said tenements to remain to the said Ralph Talbot and to Richard, son of the said Ralph, for the term of the lives of the said Ralph and Richard and of either of them living the longest, after their decease to remain to the said Elizabeth and to her heirs for ever.

m. 143. [3 September, 1548].
Between Robert Shereburn and Richard Shereburn, plaintiffs, and Richard Haghton and Alice his wife deforciants of 4 messuages, 2 cottages, a dovecote, 6 gardens, 4 orchards, 100 a. of land, 30 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 20 a. of wood, 40 a. of moor, 40 a. of moss, and 20 a. of turbary in Aghton [Aighton], and Chageley.

Richard and Alice acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Robert, for which Robert and Richard Sherborne granted them to Richard Haghton for his life; and after his decease one moiety of the said tenements to remain to John Haghton, son and heir apparent of the said Richard and to the heirs males of the body of the said John begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to Roger Haghton, brother of the said John, and to the heirs males of his body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to the heirs males of the body of John Aghton, father of the said Richard Haghton, begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Richard Haghton and to their heirs for ever. Further the said Robert and Richard Sherburn granted that other moiety of the said tenements, immediately after the decease of the said Richard Haghton, to the said Alice for her life; after her decease to remain to the said John Haghton and to the heirs males of his body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to the said Roger Haghton, brother of the said John, the son, and to the heirs males of his body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to the heirs males of the body of the said John Haghton, the father; in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Richard Haghton and to their heirs for ever.

m. 142. [3 September, 1548].
Between Richard Penketh and Thomas Dale, plaintiffs, and Thomas Butler, kt., deforciant of an a. of land, called "Crabtre acre," with the appurtenances and of rent of £6. 10s. 8d., and a pound of pepper in Wyndell [Windle], Culcheth, Atherton, Bold, Penkenth [Penketh], Ryxton, Glasebroke, Bedford, Pynyngton [Pennington], Thorneton near Sefton, Halsall, Lydyat, Ince Blundell, Barton [par. Halsall] and Tyldysley, and also of the advowson of the church of Weryngton [Warrington].

Thomas Butler acknowledged the said acre of land and the following rents and services, parcels of the said rent, and the advowson to be the right of Richard, viz. 20d. from Thomas Gerrard, kt., in Wyndell. (fn. 2)

[2s. 2] ½d. from John Holcroft, kt., in Pesforlange, in Culchett.

13s. 4d. from John Atherton, kt., in Atherton.

2s. 2½d. from the said John Holcroft, kt., in Culchet.

2s. 2½d. from Gilbert Culchet, esq., in Culchet.

2s. 2½d. from John Rysley, esq., in Culchet.

21s. 4d. from Richard Bold, esq., in Bold.

21d. from Thomas Assheton, in Penketh.

21½d. from Hamon Assheton, in Glasebroke.

12d. from Richard Massy, in Glasbroke.

16d. from William Sergiant, in Bedford.

12d. from Richard Shotelworth, in Bedford.

6d. from William Sale, in Bedforde.

2s. 3d. from Lawrence Asshaw, in Bedfford.

4s. 6d. from Henry Kyghley, esq., in Bedfford.

1d. from Richard Rynacres, in Pynyngton.

. . . . . from George Pemerton [for Etherston Hall], in Bedford.

4s. 10d. from Rowland Stanley, esq., in Pynyngton.

3s. 1d. from George Starky, in Pynyngton.

3s. 1d. from the said John Holcroft. kt., in Pynyngton.

d. and a pound of pepper from Richard Molyneux, esq., in Thorneton.

20d. from John Molyneux, in Thorneton.

d. from Henry Halsall, esq., in Halsall.

d. from William Tarleton, in Thorneton.

13½d. from Robert Botell and Elizabeth his wife, in right of the said Elizabeth, in Thorneton.

½d. from Brian Lunt in Thorneton.

20d. from the said Henry Halsall, in Lydyat.

5s. 4½d. from Lawrence Ireland, esq., in Lydyat.

7d. from the said Lawrence Ireland, in Lydyat.

6s. from Robert Blundell, in Ince Blundell.

10½d. from John Aghton, esq., in Barton.

20d. from Geoffrey Tyldysley, in Tyldysley.

6d. from the said Richard Molyneux, esq., in Thorneton.

And he remitted all right to the said Richard and Thomas and to the heirs of the said Richard, for which Richard and Thomas Dale granted them to Thomas Butler; to have and to hold to him and to his heirs for ever.

m. 136. [3 September, 1548].
Between Ralph Snarte, plaintiff, and Ralph Gerrard and Grace his wife deforciants of 14 a. of land in Ince in Makerfeld.

Ralph Gerrard and Grace remitted all right to Ralph Snarte and his heirs, for which Ralph gave them £40.

m. 133. [3 September, 1548].
Between James Gerrard, plaintiff, and Ralph Gerrard and Grace his wife deforciants of a messuage, 4 gardens, an orchard, 14 a. of land, and 8 a. of meadow in Ince in Makerfeld.

Ralph and Grace remitted all right to James and his heirs, for which James gave them £40.

m. 130. [3 September, 1548].
Between James Bankys, son and heir apparent of Henry Bankys, plaintiff, and the said Henry deforciant of 5 messuages, 2 cottages, 4 gardens, 3 orchards, 40 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 10 a. of wood, 20 a. of moor, 20 a. of moss, and 20 a. of turbary in Golborne and Chernock Richard.

Henry acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of James, and granted for himself and his heirs that 2 messuages, a cottage, a garden, 10 a. of land, 4 a. of meadow, and 10 a. of pasture in Golburne, which James Browne and Joan his wife, in right of the said Joan, held for the term of the said Joan's life, after the decease of the said Joan should remain to the said James Bankes and to his heirs for ever, for which James Bankys gave him £20.

m. 127. [3 September, 1548].
Between James Lightollers and Richard Morecroft, plaintiffs, and Lionel Gerrerd, gent., deforciant of 24 messuages, 10 burgages, 6 cottages, 10 tofts, 24 gardens, 20 orchards, 300 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, 20 a. of wood, 40 a. of moor, 20 a. of moss, 40 a. of turbary, 40 a. of furze and heath, and a rent of 1d. in Ormeskyrk, Aghton in Westderbyshyre, Bykurstath, Assheton in Makerfeld, Formeby, Standysshe, Lathom, Wygan, Lyverpole, and Skelmersdale.

Lionel remitted all right to Richard and James and to the heirs of James, for which Richard and James gave him £20.

m. 124. [3 September, 1548].
Between Thomas Fletewode, gent., and Barbara his wife, plaintiffs, and Richard Banester, gent., deforciant of 10 messuages, 4 cottages, a dovecote, 10 gardens, 10 orchards, 200 a. of land, 100 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 20 a. of wood and underwood, 100 a. of moor, 80 a. of turbary, and 40 a. of furze and heath in Walton in le Dale, Preston, and Lee [Lea] in the parish of Preston.

Richard remitted all right to Thomas and Barbara and to the heirs of Thomas, for which Thomas and Barbara gave him £200.

m. 121. [3 September, 1548].
Between George Cottom, Robert Tayleor, and Richard Warde, plaintiffs, and Henry Seede and Ellen his wife, and William Blakeburne deforciants of 4 messuages, 8 gardens, 30 a. of land, 3 a. of meadow, 10 a. of pasture, 2 a. of wood, 100 a. of moor, 100 a. of moss, and 40 a. of furze and heath in Rybchester.

The deforciants remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of George, for which the plaintiffs gave the said Henry and William 20 marks.

m. 118. [3 September, 1548].
Between Richard Bolton and Thomas Plumpton, plaintiffs, and John Ogle deforciant of a messuage, a garden, 15 a. of land, and 7½d. of rent in Thyngwale [Thingwall, tp. Little Woollon].

John remitted all right to Richard and Thomas and to the heirs of Thomas, for which Richard and Thomas gave him £20.

m. 117. Monday in the fourth week of Lent, 3 Edward VI. [1 April, 1549].
Between James Nowell, plaintiff, and Thomas Aghton, the younger, deforciant of 8 a. of land, 2 a. of meadow, and 6 a. of pasture in Clyderow [Clitheroe].

Thomas remitted all right to James and his heirs, for which James gave him £10.

m. 114. [1 April, 1549].
Between William Nicollson, plaintiff, and Robert Worseley, kt., deforciant of a messuage, a garden, an orchard, 14 a. of land, 14 a. of meadow. 4 a. of pasture, and rent of 9d. in Heton Norres in the parish of Manchestre.

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

m. 111. [1 April, 1549].
Between Thurstan Sowthworth and Anthony Sowthworth, plaintiffs, and Richard Bruche, esq., and Thomas Bruche, son and heir apparent of the said Richard, deforciants of a barn and 13½ a. of land in Waryngton.

Richard and Thomas remitted all right to Thurstan and Anthony and to the heirs of Anthony, for which Thurstan and Anthony gave them £20.

m. 108. [1 April, 1549].
Between Peter Stanley, esq., plaintiff, and Philip Atherton deforciant of 2 messuages, 2 gardens, 2 orchards, 60 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 2 a. of wood, 10 a. of moor, and 4 a. of turbary in Bycurstath [Bickerstaffe], and Skelmersdale.

Philip remitted all right to Peter and his heirs, for which Peter gave him £40.

m. 105. [1 April, 1549].
Between Roger Ryssheton, plaintiff, and William Barowclogh and Elizabeth his wife deforciants of a messuage, a toft, 2 gardens, an orchard, 20 a. of land, 2 a. of meadow, 4 a. of pasture, 20 a. of moor, and 20 a. of moss in Oswaldwysell [Oswaldtwistle] and Churche.

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

m. 102. [1 April, 1549].
Between Robert Low, plaintiff, and Ralph Clyderow, esq., deforciant of a moiety of the manor of Bayly, and of a moiety of 13 messuages, 2 cottages, 246 a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 80 a. of pasture, 100 a. of wood, 300 a. of moss, 20 a. of marsh, and 7s. 3d. of rent in Bayly [Bailey, par. Mitton] and Gosenargh.

Ralph acknowledged the said moiety to be the right of Robert, for which Robert granted it to Ralph; to have and to hold to the said Ralph and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to Thomas Grene and to the heirs of his body, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Ralph for ever.

m. 98. [1 April, 1549].
Between Thomas Langton, kt., John Rygmayden, William Langton, and Peter Faryngton, plaintiffs, and John Deyne and Ellen his wife deforciants of a messuage, 20 a. of land, 2 a. of meadow, and 2 a. of wood in Byllyngton; and of 5 messuages, a cottage, a water-mill, 100 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 200 a. of pasture, 20 a. of wood, 120 a. of moor, 120 a. of moss, and 100 a. of turbary in Twyston, Downham, and Wylpshyre.

William and Peter remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of Thomas Langton, for which the plaintiffs gave them £20.

m. 94. [1 April, 1549].
Between John Bradell, gent., plaintiff, and John Deyne and Ellen his wife deforciants of a messuage, a barn, a garden, an orchard, and 3 a. of turbary in Byllyngton.

John and Ellen remitted all right to John Bradell and his heirs, for which John gave them £10.

m. 91. [1 April, 1549].
Between Robert Holt, gent., and Walter Nowell, plaintiffs, and John Deyne and Ellen his wife deforciants of 5 messuages, 5 gardens, 4 orchards, 100 a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 40 a. of pasture, 16 a. of wood, 40 a. of moor, 20 a. of moss, 10 a. of turbary, and 20 a. of furze and heath in Billington.

John and Ellen acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Robert, for which Robert and Walter granted them to John and Ellen for their lives and the life of the survivor of them; after their decease to remain to Thomas Deyne, son and heir apparent of the said John, and to the heirs of his body begotten and to be begotten, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said John for ever.

m. 88. [1 April, 1549].
Between John Bradell, plaintiff, and Robert Blakeborne deforciant of 3 messuages, 2 cottages, 4 tofts, 4 gardens, 2 orchards, 20 a. of land, 2 a. of meadow, 5 a. of pasture, 2 a. of wood, 30 a. of moor, 10 a. of moss, 4 a. of turbary, and 4 a. of furze and heath in Byllyngton.

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

m. 85. [1 April, 1549].
Between John Rigmayden, the elder, and Thomas Cayrus, esq., plaintiffs, and Thomas Stanley, kt., Lord Mountegle deforciant of the manors of Caton, Taytham, Overkellett, and Bolton, with the appurtenances, and also of the site, circuit, ambit, and precinct of the late Priory or Cell of Horneby, and of 200 messuages, 40 cottages, 40 tofts, 3 dovecotes, 3 water-mills, 200 gardens, 100 orchards, 1500 a. of land, 200 a. of meadow, 1000 a. of pasture, 100 a. of wood, 1000 a. of moor, 100 a. of moss, 100 a. of turbary, 1000 a. of furze and heath, and rent of £5 in Caton, Taytham, Overkellet [Over Kellet], Bolton [le Sands], and Horneby.

Thomas Stanley acknowledged the said manors &c. to be the right of John, for which John and Thomas granted them to Thomas Stanley; to have and to hold for his life, and after his decease to remain to the Lady Ellen, now wife of the said Thomas Stanley, for her life; and after her decease to remain to the right heirs of the said Thomas Stanley for ever.

m. 81. [1 April, 1549].
Between Edward, Earl of Derby, plaintiff, and William Pagett, kt. of the most noble order of the Garter, and Anne his wife deforciants of the site, circuit, ambit, and precinct of the late Priory of Burscogh, and also of 2 messuages, 10 tofts, 10 gardens, 10 orchards, a water-mill, a wind-mill, a dovecote, 1000 a. of land, 500 a. of meadow, 1000 a. of pasture, 400 a. of wood and underwood, 10,000 a. of moor, moss and turbary, 1000 a. of furze and heath in Burscogh, and a free fishery in Merton Meare [Martin Mere, near Southport]; and also of the advowson and right of patronage of the vicarage of Ormeskyrke.

William and Anne remitted all right to the Earl and his heirs, for which the Earl gave the said William £100.

m. 77. [1 April, 1549].
Between John Holcroft, kt., plaintiff, and Thomas Butler, kt., deforciant of the manor of Holcroft, and of 16 messuages, 3 cottages, 400 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 6 a. of wood, 300 a. of moss, 40 a. of heath and moor, 2 water-mills, and 3s. 6d. of free rent in Culchet, of the manor of Pesseuerlonge [Peasfurlong], and 28 messuages, 2 cottages, 400 a. of land, 400 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 20 a. of wood, 100 a. of moss, 20 a. of heath and moor, and 3s. 6d. of free rent in Culcheth aforesaid, and of 12 messuages, 2 cottages, 100 a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 3 a. of wood, 10 a. of moss, 10 a. of heath and moor, and 21d. of free rent in Pynnyngton [Pennington].

Whereas the said John Holcroft has and holds to himself and his heirs the said manor of Holcroft, 16 messuages, 3 cottages, 400 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 10 a. of pasture, 6 a. of wood, 300 a. of moss, 40 a. of heath and moor, and 2 water-mills in Culchet, of the said Thomas Butler by homage, fealty, uncertain scutage, and 3s. 6d. of rent by the year, and suit of the court of the said manor of Waryngton. And whereas the said John Holcroft has and holds to himself and his heirs the 12 messuages, 2 cottages, 100 a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 3 a. of wood, 10 a. of moss, and 10 a. of heath and moor in Pynnyngton, of the said Thomas Butler by homage, fealty, uncertain scutage, and 21d. of rent by the year and suit of the court of the manor of Waryngton. And that whereas the said John Holcroft has and holds to himself and his heirs the 12 messuages, 2 cottages, 100 a. of land, 20 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 3 a. of wood, 10 a. of moss, and 10 a. of heath and moor in Pynnyngton aforesaid, of the said Thomas Butler by homage, fealty, uncertain scutage, and 20d. of rent by the year and suit of the court of the said manor of Weryngton. The said Thomas Butler for himself and his heirs ratified and confirmed the whole estate and interest of the said John Holcroft of and in the said manor of Holcroft, and of and in 16 messuages, 3 cottages, 400 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 100 a. of pasture, 6 a. of wood, 300 a. of moss, 40 a. of heath and moor, and 2 water-mills in Culchet; to have and to hold to the said John Holcroft and to his heirs for ever, to hold of the said Thomas Butler and his heirs by fealty only for all services, customs, exactions and demands (and so with regard to the other premises). For which John Holcroft gave him £30.

m. 73. Monday next after the Feast of St. Bartholomew the Apostle, 3 Edward VI. [26 August, 1549].

Between Thomas Chysnall, plaintiff, and William Orrell deforciant of 5 a. of land, one a. of meadow, and 2 a. of wood in Upholland.

William remitted all right to Thomas and his heirs, for which Thomas gave him £10.

m. 70. [26 August, 1549].
Between Francis Pendylton and Ralph Pedley, plaintiffs, and Humphrey Harte and Margery his wife, daughter and heir of Oliver Hall deforciants of a messuage, 16 cottages, 2 a. of land, 1 a. of meadow, and 3 a. of pasture in Manchester.

Humphrey and Margery acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Francis, for which Francis and Ralph granted them to Humphrey and Margery, to have and to hold during the said Margery's life. And besides the said Francis and Ralph granted to Humphrey Hart, son of the said Humphrey and Margery, an annuity of 13s. 4d. issuing from the said tenements, commencing immediately after the death of the said Humphrey Hart, the elder, and Margery; to have, hold and take the said annuity for his life. And further the said Francis and Ralph granted to John Hart, younger son of the said Humphrey and Margery, an annuity of 13s. 4d. issuing from the said tenements, commencing immediately after the death of the said Humphrey, the elder, and Margery; to have, hold and take the said annuity to the said John Hart, the younger, and his assigns during his life. After the decease of the said Humphrey, the elder, and Margery, the said tenements to remain to John Hart, son and heir apparent of the said Humphrey, the elder, and Margery, and Margaret, wife of the said John, and to the heirs of his body begotten by the said Margaret; in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Margery and to their heirs for ever.

m. 66. [26 August, 1549].
Between James Anderton, plaintiff, and William Orrell, of Orrell in Makerfeld, gent., deforciant of 10 a. of land, 4 a. of meadow, and 20 a. of pasture in Orrell [par. Wigan].

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

m. 63. [26 August, 1549].
Between Richard Asheton, esq., and Charles Spokeman, plaintiffs, and Thomas Leylonde, esq., deforciant of 4 messuages, 3 cottages, 6 gardens, 6 orchards, 40 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, 4 a. of wood, 20 a. of moor, and 20 a. of turbary in Astley.

Thomas granted that the said tenements, which John Leylonde held for the term of his life on the day this agreement was made, after the decease of the said John should remain to Richard and Charles and to the heirs of the said Richard, for which Richard and Charles gave him £40.

m. 60. [26 August, 1549].
Between Gervase Tetlow, gent., plaintiff, and George Tetlow, gent., deforciant of a messuage, a cottage, a garden, an orchard, 6 a. of land, 4 a. of meadow, and 6 a. of pasture in Dewhurst, Spotland, and Honersfeld in Rachedale; and of a moiety of 3 messuages and 3 gardens in Rachedale; and also of a moiety of 3 a. of land, 4 a. of meadow, and 4 a. of pasture in Eccles.

George remitted all right to Gervase and his heirs, for which Gervase gave him £20.

m. 56. [26 August, 1549].
Between Richard Molyneux and John Aghton, esq., plaintiffs, and Henry Blundell, esq., deforciant of the manors of Little Crosby and Dytton, and also of 140 messuages, 100 cottages, 20 tofts, 200 gardens, 40 orchards, a wind-mill, 1000 a. of land, 200 a. of meadow, 1000 a. of pasture, 20 a. of wood, 100 a. of moor, 200 a. of moss, 100 a. of turbary, 100 a. of furze and heath, and rent of 20s. in Little Crosby, Dytton, Great Crosby, Morehouses, Ince Blundell, Thorneton, Lyverpole, Orrell [par. Sefton], Bolde, Hyndeley, and Werryngton.

Henry acknowledged the said manors and tenements to be the right of Richard, for which Richard and John granted them to Henry for his life; after his decease to remain to Richard Blundell, son and heir apparent of the said Henry, and to the heirs males of his body begotten and to be begotten, in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Richard and to their heirs for ever.

m. 52. [26 August, 1549].
Between James Chetham, plaintiff, and James Hulme deforciant of 2 messuages and 2 gardens in Manchester.

James Hulme acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of James Chetham, for which James Chetham granted to James Hulme an annuity of 17s. 6d.; to have and to take the said annuity to the said James Hulme and his heirs at Christmas and the Nativity of St. John the Baptist yearly.

m. 48. [26 August, 1549].
Between William Bagulay, plaintiff, and James Hulme, gent., deforciant of a messuage and a garden in Manchester.

James acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of William, for which William granted to the said James an annuity of 4s. issuing from the said tenements; to have, hold and take the said annuity to the said James and his heirs for ever.

m. 44. [26 August, 1549].
Between John More and Robert Fletcher, plaintffs, and Henry Terboke and Matilda his wife deforciants of 2 a. of land, an a. of meadow, and 3 a. of pasture in Hyton [Huyton].

Henry and Matilda acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of John, for which John and Robert granted them to Henry and Matilda for their lives and the life of the longest liver of them; after their decease to remain to Richard Terboke, called son of the said Henry and Matilda, and to the heirs of the body of the said Richard begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to the heirs of the body of the said Matilda begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to Joan Terboke, called daughter of the said Henry and Matilda, and to the heirs of her body begotten and to be begotten; in default to remain to Barbara Stanley, wife of Richard Stanley and sister of the said Matilda, and to the heirs of the said Barbara for ever.

m. 40. [26 August, 1549].
Between Ralph Pedley, plaintiff, and James Hulme deforciant of 4 cottages, 2 gardens, an orchard, and an a. of land in Manchester.

James acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of Ralph, for which Ralph granted to James a yearly rent of 8s. issuing from the said tenements; to have, hold and take the said yearly rent to the said James and his heirs.

m. 36. [26 August, 1549].
Between William Radclyff, kt., Richard Brereton, esq., Richard Mascy, Robert Assheton, clerk, Edmund Assheton, and Richard Radclyff, plaintiffs, and Richard Assheton and Katherine his wife deforciants of 30 messuages, 10 cottages, 400 a. of land, 400 a. of meadow, 200 a. of pasture, 60 a. of wood, 400 a. of moor, moss and turbary in Pulton [le Sands], Fluckeborough [Flookburgh], Lyndall [Lindale, par. Cartmel], and Whittington.

Richard and Katherine remitted all right to the plaintiffs and to the heirs of the said William, for which the plaintiffs gave them 40 marks.

m. 32. [26 August, 1549].
Between Richard Assheton, esq., and Charles Spokeman, plaintiffs, and Thomas Leylond, esq., deforciant of 4 messuages, 3 cottages, 6 gardens, 6 orchards, 40 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, 4 a. of wood, 20 a. of moor, and 20 a. of turbary in Astley.

Thomas granted that the said tenements which John Woodborne and Margaret his wife, in right of the said Margaret, held for the term of the said Margaret's life, after the decease of the said Margaret should remain to Richard and Charles and to the heirs of the said Richard for ever, for which Richard and Charles gave him 40 marks.

m. 29. [26 August, 1549].
Between Robert Beck, plaintiff, and Edmund Hopwood, of Hopwood, deforciant of 2 messuages, 2 gardens, 2 orchards, 20 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 10 a. of pasture, an a. of wood, and 20 a. of moss in Manchester, Hopwood, Clayden, and Newton.

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

m. 25. [26 August, 1549].
Between Baldwin Bold and William Charnok, plaintiffs, and Robert Traveres, gent., deforciant of 14 a. of land and 16 a. of pasture in Whyston in the parish of Preston.

Robert remitted all right to Baldwin and William and to the heirs of Baldwin, for which Baldwin and William gave him £40.

m. 21. [26 August, 1549].
Between Richard Weston, esq., and John Lyndesell, plaintiffs, and Anthony Broun and Joan his wife deforciants of a moiety of the manor of Clayton and a moiety of 40 messuages, 20 tofts, 200 a. of land, 40 a. of meadow, 120 a. of pasture, 60 a. of wood, 500 a. of furze and heath, 500 a. of moss, and £10 of rent in Clayton [le Woods], and Laylond.

Anthony and Joan acknowledged the said moiety to be the right of Richard, for which Richard and John granted it to Anthony and Joan; to have and to hold to the said Anthony and Joan and to the heirs males of their bodies, in default to remain to Dorothy Beconsawe, daughter of the said Joan, and to the heirs of her body; in default to remain to the right heirs of the said Joan for ever.

m. 18. [26 August, 1549].
Between Robert Barton, esq., plaintiff, and Henry, Earl of Sussex, and Thomas, Lord Fitzwater, son and heir apparent of the said Earl, deforciant of the manors of Oswaldetwysell and Foldes, otherwise called Oswaldewysell and Foldes, and of 50 messuages, 20 cottages, 50 gardens, 600 a. of land, 600 a. of meadow, 1000 a. of pasture, 200 a. of wood, 1000 a. of moor, 1000 a. of moss, 1000 a. of turbary, 1000 a. of furze and heath in Oswaldewysell and Foldes.

The Earl and Thomas remitted all right to Robert and his heirs, for which Robert gave them £540.

m. 15. [26 August, 1549].
Between John Redman, esq., plaintiff, and Christopher Proctor and Margaret his wife deforciants of 4 messuages, 2 tofts, 4 gardens, 4 orchards, 40 a. of land, 10 a. of meadow, 20 a. of pasture, 4 a. of wood, 20 a. of moss, and 20 a. of moor in Wrayton, and also of the fourth part of the manor of Wrayton [par. Melling] in four parts to be divided.

Christopher and Margaret remitted all right to John and his heirs, for which John gave them 40 marks.

m. 11. [26 August, 1549].
Between William Radclyff, gent., plaintiff, and James Hulme, gent., deforciant of 3 cottages, 5 gardens, an orchard, 4 barns, and an a. of land in Manchester.

James acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of William, for which William granted to James and his heirs a yearly rent of 6s. 8d. issuing from the said tenements.

m. 7. [26 August, 1549].
Between John Nevyll and Richard Hunt, plaintiffs, and Ranulph Wynnyngton, gent., deforciant of 9 messuages and 4 orchards in Manchester.

Ranulph acknowledged the said tenements to be the right of John, for which John and Richard granted them to Ranulph and his heirs for ever.

m. 4. Monday next after . . . . . . 3 Edward VI. [? 26 August, 1549].
Between Margaret Longworth, widow, and Ralph Longworth, plaintiffs, and Hamon Leyver deforciant of 6 messuages, 6 gardens, 4 orchards, 20 a. of land, 2 a. of meadow, 10 a. of pasture, and 20 a. of moor in Bolton on the Moors.

Hamon remitted all right to Margaret and Ralph and to the heirs of Ralph, for which Margaret and Ralph gave him £. . . .

Footnotes

1 The foot of the Fine has almost perished.
2 Compare these particulars with those contained in an extent made circa 1332. See Lancs. Inquests (Record Soc. LIV) 239.