Final Concords for Lincs
37-39 Henry III (Case 130, File 38)

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'Final Concords for Lincs: 37-39 Henry III (Case 130, File 38)', Final Concords of the County of Lincoln: 1244-1272 (1920), pp. 99-112. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53626 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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Case 130, File 38: 37–39 Henry III

No. 1. At Westminster; from Trinity in three weeks, 37 Henry III, [6 July, 1253].

Between Richard son of Geoffrey de Hauburc, querent, and Hugh de Vyuone and Petronilla his wife, impedients, of 2½ bovates, the fourth part of 1 bovate, and the third part of 2 bovates and 6 acres of land, and the third part of 1 messuage in Gerlethorp.

Plea of warranty of charter. Hugh and Petronilla have acknowledged the tenements with the appurtenances, as in demesnes, villeinages and rents, together with the ferry (passagio) of Maresdihc and of Don, and all other things to those tenements belonging, without any retainment, to be the right of Richard, as those which he has of the gift of Hugh and Petronilla: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Petronilla for ever; rendering therefor yearly 1d. at Easter for all service to Hugh and Petronilla and the heirs of Petronilla belonging; and doing therefor to the chief lords of that fee all the other services which to the tenements belong. [Warranty.] And for this Richard has given Hugh and Petronilla 100 marks of silver.

No. 2. At Westminster; from Easter in five weeks, 37 Henry III, [25 May, 1253].

Between Ralph son of Walter, plaintiff, by Walter Bakun put in his place, and John de Criteleston, tenant, by Robert son of John put in his place, of 1 toft and 1 bovate of land in Northcotes.

Plea. John has acknowledged the toft and land to be the right of Ralph: to hold to Ralph and his heirs, together with a certain salt pit (salina) to the toft and land belonging, of John and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 42d. at the feast of St. Botulph, and 4 sextaries (sesteria) and one bushel of salt at the feast of St. Michael for all service. [Warranty.] And for this Ralph has given John 5 marks of silver.

No. 3. At Westminster; from Easter in one month, 37 Henry III, [18 May, 1253].

Between Pagan de Sancto Phileberto and Iseult his wife, querents, and William de Amundeuill and Idonea his wife, impedients, of 1 messuage and 1 carucate of land in Marum, and 1 messuage and 3 carucates of land in Snardeford.

Plea of warranty of charter. William and Idonea have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Iseult, as those which Pagan has in marriage with her of the gift of William and Idonea. And for this Pagan and Iseult have granted the tenements to William and Idonea; in such wise, however, that William and Idonea shall hold the tenements in Snardeford for William's life, and the tenements in Marum for the life of Henry de Bodeyate, Idonea's father, or for the life of William and Idonea if Henry de Bodeyate shall survive them, of Pagan and Iseult and the heirs whom Pagan shall beget of Iseult; doing therefor all the services which to the tenements belong. And after William's death the tenements in Snardeforde, and likewise after Henry's death or after the death of both William and Idonea, if Henry shall survive them, the tenements in Marum shall revert to Pagan and Iseult and the heirs whom Pagan shall beget of Iseult: to hold of the chief lords of that fee; doing therefor all the services which to the tenements belong. And if it so happen that Pagan and Iseult shall die without an heir whom Pagan shall have begotten of Iseult, the tenements in Snardeford shall revert to William and his heirs, and the tenements in Marum shall revert to William and Idonea and the heirs of Idonea, quit, for ever. And be it known that if Iseult shall die without an heir whom Pagan shall have begotten of her, Pagan being alive, the tenements shall none the less revert to Pagan: to hold for his life of the heirs of William and Idonea by the services which to those tenements belong. And be it known that William and Idonea shall not give, sell, mortgage or in any other way alien any part of the said tenement, or make waste or ruin (exilium) of the tenements, so as to hinder them from reverting to Pagan and Iseult and the heirs of Iseult, for ever.

No. 4. At Westminster; from St. Michael in fifteen days, 37 Henry III, [13 October, 1253].

Between brother Rocelin de Fosse, master of the knights of the Temple in England, plaintiff, by William Porcehors put in his place, and William abbot of Kirkestede, tenant, by Nigel his monk put in his place, of the common of pasture which the master demanded to have in la Wyldemor.

Plea. The master has quitclaimed from himself and his successors and the brethren of the Temple to the abbot and his successors and his church all the right and claim which they had in the pasture which is called 'la Wildemor' belonging to Hornecastr and Scriuelby, by reason of any tenement which they have in Sybbeseye; saving to the master and his successors and the brethren the common of pasture belonging to their free tenement in Sybbeseye in all places of the Honour of Bolingbroke, for ever. And for this the abbot has quitclaimed from himself and his successors and his church to the master and his successors and the brethren all the right and claim which he had in half a mark of rent, which he was accustomed to receive from the master for the tenement which he holds of him in Thorpe, for ever.

No. 5. At Westminster; on the morrow of St. Martin, 37 Henry III, [12 November, 1252].

Between Geoffrey de Torny and Avicia his wife, plaintiffs, by Richard de Thorny [sic] put in their place, and brother Reginald, prior of Syxle, tenant, by brother Henry de Houton, his canon, put in his place, of 22s. 6d. of rent in Keuermund.

Plea. Geoffrey and Avicia have acknowledged the rent to be the right of the prior and his church; and have quitclaimed it from themselves and the heirs of Avicia to the prior and his successors and his church for ever. And, moreover, Geoffrey and Avicia have quitclaimed from themselves and the heirs of Avicia to the prior and his successors and his church all the right and claim which they had in all the lands and tenements which John de Rodeston heretofore held in the same vill, for ever. And for this the prior has given Geoffrey and Avicia 100s. sterling.

No. 6. At St. Bride's, London; from St. Michael in three weeks 37 Henry III, [20 October, 1253].

Between Thomas son of Ralph Pylet, plaintiff, and William de Skyrebek', tenant, of 5½ acres of land and 1 acre of meadow in Heketon.

Plea. Thomas has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to William and his heirs all the right and claim which he had in the premises, and likewise in all the other lands and tenements which William held in the same vill on the day on which this concord was made, for ever. And for this William has given him 5 marks of silver.

No. 7. At Westminster; on the morrow of Souls, 37 Henry III, [3 November, 1252].

Between Robert Goher, plaintiff, by Hugh le Franceys put in his place, and Walter de Kyluingeholm and Frethesenta his wife, tenants, by Geoffrey de Seuerby put in the place of Frethesenta, of 6 messuages and 10½ bovates of land in Wyuelingeham. And between the same plaintiff and the said tenants, whom Roger Derekin of Wyuelingeham vouched to warrant, of the moiety of 1 messuage and half a bovate of land in the same vill.

Plea. Robert has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Walter and Frethesenta and the heirs of Frethesenta all the right and claim which he had in the premises, for ever. And, moreover, he has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to them and the heirs of Frethesenta all the right and claim which he had in all the lands and tenements which William de Scotenye heretofore held in the same vill. And for this they have given him 20 marks of silver.

No. 8. At Westminster; from Easter in one month, 37 Henry III, [18 May, 1253].

Between John de Ry, plaintiff, and Richard Lane, tenant, of 14 acres of land in Goseberchirche.

Plea. John has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Richard and his heirs all the right and claim which he had in the land, and also in all the lands and tenements which Richard held in Gosebercherche and Surflete of the fee of the bishop of Lincoln, and in those also which he held on the same day in the same vills of the Honour of Rychemund, for ever; saving to John and his heirs the services of the same lands and tenements, if those services belong to them in respect of the same tenements by a certain chirograph made between [the said Richard (fn. 1) ] and Robert de Rye in the court of the lord the king. And, moreover, John has granted to Richard half a bovate of land in Sufflet [sic] that, to wit, which Godfrey Beueroch heretofore held; also the fourth part of 1 acre of land in Quadauring, which Richard had of the gift of Robert de Rye; and, moreover, 1 marsh which is called Crosmers, together with the common of pasture which belongs to the fourth part of 1 bovate in Quadauering: to hold to Richard together with the villeins holding the half bovate and their sequel, without any retainment, of John and his heirs, for Richard's life; rendering therefor yearly half a mark of silver at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist for all service. [Warranty.] And after Richard's death the half bovate, the fourth part of 1 acre, the marsh and the pasture shall revert to John and his heirs, quit of the heirs of Richard; and the heirs of Richard shall be quit of the payment of the half mark yearly, for ever. And for this Richard has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to John and his heirs all the right and claim which he had in the half markate of rent in Goseberchirche and Surflet, which he was heretofore accustomed to receive of Symon son of Hugh, Gilbert Foleschouke, William son of Juliana (Jul') and Alan Floutere, for ever.

Endorsed: And Robert de Ry puts in his claim.

No. 9. At Westminster; on the morrow of Souls, 37 Henry III, [3 November, 1252].

Between Hugh son of Ralph, plaintiff, and Gerard de Rodes, whom Sylvester bishop of Carlisle vouched to warrant, of the manor of Horncastre with the soke and the advowson of the church of the same manor, and the advowson of the church of Marum.

Plea. Hugh has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Gerard and his heirs, and the bishop and his successors and his church, all the right and claim which he had in the premises, and also in knights' fees and all other things pertaining to the tenements, for ever. And, moreover, Hugh has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Gerard and his heirs, and the bishop and his successors and his church all the right and claim which he had in all the lands and tenements which Myles Neiriunt (fn. 2) and Walter de Lewelme held of the bishop in Endreby, Moreby, Wylkesby (fn. 3) and Cunningeby on the day on which this concord was made, for ever. And for this the bishop has received Hugh and his heirs into all the benefits and prayers which shall henceforth be made in his church for ever.

No. 10. At Westminster; in eight days of St. Hilary, 37 Henry III, [20 January, 1252–3].

Between William de Bussey, querent, and David de Esseby, impedient, of 1½ bovates of land and 2 messuages in Bliburgh.

Plea of warranty of charter. David has acknowledged the messuages and land to be the right of William, as those which William has of his gift: to hold to William and his heirs of David and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly one pair of white gloves at Easter for all service. [Warranty.] And, moreover, David has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to William and his heirs all the right and claim which he had in 2 carucates of land in Little Limberg', which Elyas de Houcton heretofore held, for ever. And for this William has given him 30 marks of silver.

No. 11. [This concord is identical with No. 9, except for unimportant verbal differences, and for the addition, at the end, of the following clause— And for this the bishop has given Hugh 400 marks of silver.]

No. 12. At Westminster; in eight days of St. Hilary, 37 Henry III, [20 January, 1252–3].

Between John de Neuil, plaintiff, and the abbot of Louth Park, tenant, of 60 acres of wood, 32 acres of meadow and 6 acres of land in Cokerinton.

Plea. The abbot has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John; and for this John has granted them to the abbot: to hold to him and his successors and his church of John and his heirs in frank almoign. [Warranty.] And, moreover, the abbot has given John 65 marks of silver.

No. 13. At Westminster; from St. John the Baptist in fifteen days, 37 Henry III, [8 July, 1253].

Between Ralph son of William de Schitebrok', plaintiff, and Simon abbot of Thorre, tenant, by brother Roger his canon put in his place, of the fourth part of the advowson of the church of Schitebrok'.

Assize of darrein presentment. Ralph has acknowledged the fourth part to be the right of the abbot and his church of Thorre; and has quitclaimed it from himself and his heirs to the abbot and his successors and his church for ever. And the abbot has received Ralph and his heirs into all the benefits and prayers which shall henceforth be made in his church for ever.

No. 14. At Westminster; from Easter in three weeks, 37 Henry III, [11 May, 1253].

Between Herbert de Clerbec, querent, and Osbert de Bolbec, deforciant, of 1 messuage, 1½ carucates of land and 9 marks of rent in Fulstowe, and 1 messuage and 1½ carucates of land and 40s. of rent in Tathewelle.

Plea of covenant. Osbert has acknowledged the tenements in Fulstowe to be the right of Herbert, as those which Herbert has of his gift: to hold to Herbert and his heirs of Osbert and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 15d. at Easter; and doing therefor to the chief lords of that fee all the other services which to the tenements in Fulstowe belong. And, moreover, Osbert has granted for himself and his heirs that all the lands and tenements which Elena, his mother, held in dower of his inheritance on the day on which this concord was made and which, after her death, ought to revert to him and his heirs, shall after her death remain to Herbert and Robert de Bosco, his [brother ? (fn. 4) ], and their heirs, in such wise that they shall be divided between them: to hold of Osbert and his heirs for ever; doing therefor to the chief lords of that fee all the services which to those tenements belong. And, moreover, Osbert, at Herbert's petition, has granted for himself and his heirs that all the tenements in Tathewell which Elena held in dower on the aforesaid day, and which after her death ought to revert to Osbert and his heirs, shall after her death remain to Robert and his heirs: to hold of Osbert and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 6d. at Easter; and doing therefor to the chief lords of that fee all the other services which to the tenements belong. And Osbert and his heirs shall warrant all the tenements to Herbert and his heirs and likewise to Robert and his heirs, by the said service, against all men for ever. And for this Herbert has given Osbert 60 marks of silver. And this concord was made in the presence of Elena, who acknowledged that she claimed no right in the tenement excepting in the name of her dower.

Endorsed: And Adam de Hulmo, Herbert Puterel and Alice his wife put in their claim.

No. 15. At Westminster; in eight days of St. Hilary, 37 Henry III, [20 January, 1252–3].

Between John de Rye, plaintiff, and Henry abbot of Swynesheued, tenant, of 18 acres of meadow in Goseberchirche.

Plea. The abbot has acknowledged the meadow to be the right of John; and for this John has granted to the abbot the meadow and, moreover, all the lands and tenements which the abbot or his predecessors had of the fee of Robert de Rye, Ranulf de Rye and Thomas de Rye, John's ancestors, whose heir he is, in Gosberchirche, excepting the land which they held of Robert son of Philip de Rye, on the day on which this concord was made: to hold to the abbot and his successors and his church of John and his heirs in frank almoign. [Warranty.] And, moreover, the abbot has given John 60 marks of silver.

Endorsed: And Robert de Rye puts in his claim.

No. 16. At Westminster; from Easter in three weeks, 37 Henry III, [11 May, 1253].

Between Robert Goer, plaintiff, by Hugh le Fraunceys put in his place, and Peter de Scoteny, whom Beatrice who was the wife of Thomas de Scoteny vouched to warrant, of 2 messuages and 7 bovates of land in Wyuelingeham. And between the same plaintiff and the said Peter, whom Walter son of Alan vouched to warrant, of half a bovate of land in the same vill. And between the same plaintiff and the said Peter, whom Thomas Sely vouched to warrant, of the moiety of 1 bovate of land in the same vill. And between the same plaintiff and the said Peter, whom Roger Derkin vouched to warrant, of the moiety of 1 messuage and [the moiety of] half a bovate of land in the same vill. And between the same plaintiff and the said Peter, whom Peter Brenheft vouched to warrant, of 1 bovate of land in the same vill.

Plea. Robert has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Peter and his heirs all the right and claim which he had in the tenements, for ever. And, moreover, he has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Peter and his heirs all the right and claim which he had in all the lands and tenements which Walter de Scoteny heretofore held in Wyueling'. And for this Peter has given him 12 marks of silver.

No. 17. At Westminster; from Easter in one month, 37 Henry III, [18 May, 1253].

Between Geoffrey abbot of Rughford, querent, by brother Roger, his monk, put in his place, and Osbert Selueyn, deforciant, of customs and services which the abbot demanded of him in respect of his free tenement which he holds of the abbot in Wyloweby, to wit, 1 messuage and 2 bovates of land; and whereupon the abbot demanded of him that he should do to him homage and relief, and render to him 4s. yearly, and do to him suit at his court of Rughford from three weeks to three weeks; which services Osbert did not acknowledge to him.

Plea. Osbert has acknowledged and granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth do to the abbot and his successors and his church homage and relief, and render to them 4s. every year for the tenement in eight days of All Saints, for all service, for ever. And if it so happen that Osbert or his heirs make default in the payment, or if they be unwilling to do homage and relief, it shall be lawful for the abbot and his successors and his church to distrain them by all their chattels found in Osbert's tenement in Thorp in the county of York until the money shall be fully paid, and also distrain them to do the homage and relief for ever. And for this the abbot has quitclaimed from himself and his successors and his church to Osbert and his heirs all the right and claim which he had of demanding of them any suit of court, for ever.

No. 18. At Cambridge; from Easter in one month, 37 Henry III, [18 May, 1253].

Between Symon de Staunford and Alice his wife, plaintiffs, and John Berne, tenant, of 1 messuage in Graham, which Symon and Alice claimed to be Alice's reasonable dower, which came to her in respect of the free tenement which was of Gilbert de Lincoln, formerly her husband, in the same vill.

Plea. Symon and Alice have quitclaimed from themselves to John and his heirs all the right and claim which they had in the messuage in the name of dower, for ever. And for this John has given them 20s. sterling.

No. 19. At Westminster; from St. Hilary in fifteen days, 37 Henry III, [27 January, 1252–3].

Between Walter de Killingham, querent, and Hugh de Neuill, touching this, that Hugh should acquit Walter of the service which William de Ros demanded of him in respect of his free tenement which he held of Hugh in Gousle; whereof Hugh, who is mesne between them, ought to acquit him; and whereupon Walter complained that William, by Hugh's default, distrained him to perform to him an aid for making his eldest son a knight and for marrying his eldest daughter, and to do suit at his court of Wraggeby from three weeks to three weeks.

Plea of fine. Hugh has acknowledged and granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth acquit and defend Walter and his heirs against William and his heirs in respect of the suit, aid and all the other services to the tenement belonging, for ever. And for this Walter has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Hugh and his heirs all the damages which he said that he had sustained by reason that Hugh did not heretofore acquit him of the services, until the day on which this concord was made.

No. 20. At Westminster; in eight days of St. Hilary, 38 Henry III, [20 January, 1253–4].

Between John de Rye, plaintiff, and William le Bretun, tenant, of half a bovate of land in Iwarby.

Plea. Walter has acknowledged the land to be the right of John; and for this John has granted it to William: to hold to him and his heirs of John and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 12d. for all service. [Warranty.]

No. 21. At Westminster; from St. Michael in three weeks, 38 Henry III, [20 October, 1254].

Between Thomas son of Lambert de Moleton, querent, and Henry de Muneden, deforciant, by Henry Bekel put in his place, of one knight's fee in Flete and Wadingham.

Plea of covenant. Henry has acknowledged the fee to be the right of Thomas: to hold to him and his heirs of Henry and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly one pair of white gloves or 1d. at the Purifica tion of the blessed Mary for all service, suit of court, wards, scutages, reliefs, aids, customs and demands where Thomas was accustomed to perform the service of one knight for Henry for the aforesaid fee. [Warranty.] And for this Thomas has given Henry 20 marks of silver.

No. 22. At Westminster; from St. Michael in fifteen days, 38 Henry III, [13 October, 1254].

Between Walter prior of Bolington, querent, and Roger de Theford, deforciant, of the advowson of the church of Hameryngeham.

Assize of d'arrein presentment. Roger has acknowledged the advowson to be the right of the prior and his church. And for this the prior has granted for himself and his church that Roger shall present his clerk to the same church for this turn; and after the death or cession of the clerk who shall be admitted and instituted on Roger's presentation, the advowson of the church shall remain to the prior and his successors and his church without any right or claim that Roger or his heirs can claim or have in the advowson, for ever.

No. 23. At Westminster; from St. Michael in fifteen days, 38 Henry III, [13 October, 1254].

Between William Pecke, querent, and Richard Pecke, impedient, of 1 messuage in Staunford.

Plea of warranty of charter. Richard has acknowledged the messuage to be the right of William, as that which William has of his gift: to hold to William and his heirs of Richard and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly one chaplet of roses at the Nativity of St. John the Baptist for all service. [Warranty.] And for this William has given Richard 1 sore sparrow-hawk.

No. 24. At Westminster; in eight days of St. Hilary, 38 Henry III, [20 January, 1253–4].

Between Adam de Punteys and Avicia his wife, plaintiffs, and Basilia prioress of Caumpeseye, tenant, by Thomas de Plesis put in her place, of the advowson of the church of Alesby.

Plea. Adam and Avicia have acknowledged the advowson to be the right of the prioress and her church; and have quitclaimed it from themselves and the heirs of Avicia to the prioress and the other prioresses, who shall succeed her, and her church, for ever. And for this the prioress has given them 40 marks of silver.

No. 25. At St. Bride's, London; in eight days of St. Martin, 38 Henry III, [18 November, 1253].

Between William son of Roger Guirdun, plaintiff, and William the Cook (Cokum), tenant, of 1 messuage, 2 bovates of land and 12d. of rent in Essewardeby.

Assize of mort d'ancestor. William son of Roger has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to William the Cook and his heirs all the right and claim which he had in the tenements, for ever. And for this William the Cook has granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth render every year to William son of Roger 10s. at Easter for Roger's life. And after his death William the Cook and his heirs shall be quit of the payment for ever. And, moreover, he has given William son of Roger 100s. sterling.

No. 26. At Westminster; from St. Hilary in fifteen days, 38 Henry III, [27 January, 1253–4].

Between Hugh de Wetecroft, plaintiff, and Philip de Wetecroft, tenant, of 1 messuage, 1 mill and 80 acres of land in Wynethorp and Skegenes.

Plea. Philip has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Hugh; and for this Hugh has granted them to Philip: to hold to him of Hugh and his heirs for Philip's life; doing therefor to the chief lords of that fee all the services which to the tenements belong. And after Philip's death the tenements shall revert to Hugh and his heirs, quit, for ever. And, moreover, Philip has given and granted to Hugh 18 acres of land in Wynthorp, which are called Malrotelaund: to hold to him and his heirs of the chief lords of that fee by the services which to the land belong, for ever. And this concord was made, saving to Petronilla Philip's wife, if she shall survive Philip, the third part of the tenements: to hold for her life in the name of dower of Hugh and his heirs, by the services which to the third part belong.

No. 27. At Westminster; from Easter in fifteen days, 38 Henry III, [26 April, 1254].

Between Peter de Escoteny and Isabel his wife, querents, and Henry le Chaumberleng', impedient, of 7 marks of rent in Blokesham.

Plea of warranty of charter. Henry has acknowledged the rent to be received yearly by the hands of Henry and his heirs at Wykingeby at two terms, to be the right of Isabel, as that which Peter has of Henry's gift in marriage with Isabel: to hold to Peter and Isabel, and the heirs whom Peter shall beget of Isabel, of Henry and his heirs, without doing therefor any service, for ever. [Warranty.] And if it so happen that Isabel shall die without an heir whom Peter shall beget of her, the rent shall revert to Henry and his heirs, quit, for ever. And for this Peter and Isabel have given Henry one sore sparrow-hawk.

No. 28. At Westminster; from Easter in one month, 38 Henry III, [10 May, 1254].

Between Amphelisa the anchoress (inclusam) of Riston, plaintiff, by Nicholas de Seteford put in her place, and Ralph de Hoyland, tenant, of 1 messuage in the vill of St. Botulph.

Plea. Amphelisa has quitclaimed from herself and her heirs to Ralph and his heirs all the right and claim which she had in the messuage, for ever. And for this Ralph has given her 3½ marks of silver.

No. 29. At Westminster; in eight days of St. John the Baptist, 38 Henry III, [1 July, 1254].

Between Master William de Suwell, querent, and John de Beuerle and Agnes his wife, Gilbert le Monner and Alice his wife, impedients, of two parts of 1 messuage in the suburbs of Lincoln.

Plea of warranty of charter. John and Agnes, Gilbert and Alice have acknowledged the two parts to be the right of William, as those which he has of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Agnes and Alice for ever; rendering therefor yearly one gillyflower at Easter; and doing therefor to the chief lords of that fee all the other services which to the tenements belong. [Warranty.] And for this William has given them 20 marks of silver.

No. 30. At Westminster; from Easter in fifteen days, 38 Henry III, [26 April, 1254].

Between Roger prior of Thornholme, querent, and William Marmyun and Loretta his wife, deforciants, of 11½ bovates of land in Messingham.

Plea of covenant. William and Loretta have acknowledged the land to be the right of the prior and his church, as that which the prior's predecessors had of the gift of Symon de Messingham in frank almoign; and have quitclaimed it from themselves and the heirs of Loretta to the prior and his successors and his church for ever. And for this the prior has given them 20l. of silver.

Endorsed: William Marshall (marescallus) puts in his claim.

No. 31. At Westminster; from St. Hilary in fifteen days, 38 Henry III, [27 January, 1253–4].

Between Geoffrey le Mercer, querent, and Richard de Cassingthorp and Agnes his wife, deforciants, of the moiety of 1 messuage, 1 acre and 1 rood of land in Staunford.

Plea of covenant. Richard and Agnes have quitclaimed from themselves and the heirs of Agnes to Geoffrey and his heirs all the right and claim which they had in the tenements, for ever. And for this Geoffrey has given them 7 marks of silver.

No. 32. At Westminster; from St. Michael in three weeks, 38 Henry III, [20 October, 1254].

Between Alexander son of Lambert de Algereskirk', querent, and Roger de Bermyngham and Hawis his wife, impedients, of 14 acres of marsh in Algereskirke.

Plea of warranty of charter. Roger and Hawis have acknowledged the marsh, with the herbage, sea-dikes and all its other appurtenances, to be the right of Alexander, as that which he has of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Hawis for ever; rendering therefor yearly one pound of cummin at the feast of St. Botulph for all service. [Warranty.] And for this Alexander has given them 10 marks of silver.

No. 33. At Westminster; from St. Michael in fifteen days, 38 Henry III, [13 October, 1254].

Between John de Neuill, plaintiff, and John le Vauassur and Alice his wife, tenants, of 1 messuage, 137 acres of land, 20 acres of meadow, 1 acre of wood and 2 bovates of land in Cokerington, and the rent of 12 bushels of salt in Somercote.

Plea. John de Neuill has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to John and Alice and the heirs of Alice all the right and claim which he had in the tenements; and likewise all the right and claim which he had in all the other lands and tenements which John and Alice held in the said vills on the day on which this concord was made, for ever. And for this John and Alice have given John de Neuill 103 marks of silver.

No. 34. At Westminster; from St. John the Baptist in fifteen days, 38 Henry III, [8 July, 1254].

Between Robert de Monte Alto, querent, and Norman de Monte Alto, impedient, of 1 toft and 20 acres of land in Hermistton.

Plea of warranty of charter. Norman has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Robert, as those which Robert has of his gift. And for this Robert has granted the tenements to Norman: to hold to Norman of him and his heirs for Norman's life; rendering therefor yearly 1d. at Easter for all service. And after Norman's death, the tenements shall revert to Robert and his heirs: to hold of the chief lords of that fee by the services which to the tenements belong, for ever.

No. 35. At Westminster; from St. Hilary in 15 days, 38 Henry III, [27 January, 1253–4].

Between Laurence son of William Alkar, querent, and William de Couplaund and Emma his wife, deforciants, of 1 messuage, 11 acres of land, 1 salt pit, and pasture for 60 sheep in Holebech.

Plea of covenant. William and Emma have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Laurence; and have quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Emma to Laurence and his heirs for ever. And for this Laurence has given them 100s. sterling.

No. 36. At Westminster; from Easter in one month, 38 Henry III, [10 May, 1254].

Between John de Bayllol and Dreuergoil his wife, querents, by James de Stiuenton put in their place, and Richard de Ces, (fn. 5) deforciant, of customs and service which they demand of him in respect of his free tenement which he holds of them in Totele, Gayton, Rysbton, Hermeston, Brokesby and Dunington; and whereupon they demanded of him that he should do homage and relief to them; which services Richard did not heretofore acknowledge.

Plea. Richard has acknowledged and granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth do to John and Dreuergoil and the heirs of Dreuergoil homage, and relief whenever it shall fall, for the tenement, for ever. And for this John and Dreuergoil have granted for themselves and the heirs of Dreuergoil that they shall henceforth acquit and defend Richard and his heirs against the heirs of the earl of Chester in respect of homage and relief and all the other services to the tenement belonging, for ever.

No. 37. At Bedford; in eight days of St. Martin, 39 Henry III, [18 November, 1254].

Between Adam de Hulmo and Herebert Puterel, querents, by Herebert put in the place of Adam, and Adam de Ponteyse and Avicia his wife, impedients, of 8½ bovates of land and 11 tofts in Foulstowe.

Plea of warranty of charter. Adam de Ponteyse and Avicia have acknowledged the premises with the appurtenances, as in demesnes, homages, rents, villeinages, meadows, pastures, mills, and all other things to the premises belonging, to be the right of the querents, as those which they have of the gift of the impedients: to hold to the querents and their heirs of the impedients and the heirs of Avicia for ever; rendering therefor yearly one pair of white gloves and 2 pounds of cummin; and doing therefor foreign service as much as belongs to a tenement of that size of the same fee in the same vill, for all service. [Warranty.] And for this the querents have given the impedients one sore goshawk and 10l. sterling.

No. 38. At Westminster; in eight days of Trinity, 39 Henry III, [30 May, 1255].

Between William abbot of Kirkestede, querent, by brother Reyner, his monk, put in his place, and Henry de Percy of Skirebec, deforciant, of 28s. which was in arrear to him of a yearly rent of 7s.

Plea. Henry has acknowledged and granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth render every year to the abbot and his successors and his church 7s. at the feast of St. Botulph for ever. And for this the abbot has quitclaimed from himself and his successors and his church to Henry and his heirs all the arrears of the rent, and likewise all the damages which he said that he had sustained, by reason of the withholding of the rent, until the day on which this concord was made.

No. 39. At Westminster; in eight days of St. Hilary, 39 Henry III, [20 January, 1254–5].

Between Master Richard dean of Lincoln, and the chapter of the same, querents, and Richard son of Herbert, parson of the church of Faldingwrth, deforciant, of 10 tofts and 7 bovates of land in Lincoln and in the suburb of Lincoln.

Plea of covenant. Richard son of Herbert has acknowledged the premises to be the right of the dean and chapter, as those which the dean and chapter have of his gift. And for this the dean and chapter have granted the premises to Richard son of Herbert: to hold to Richard son of Herbert for his life of the dean and his successors and the chapter; rendering therefor yearly half a mark of silver at Easter for all service. And after his death the premises shall revert to the dean and his successors and the chapter to hold of the heirs of Richard son of Herbert in frank almoign. [Warranty by the deforciant.]

No. 40. At Westminster; from St. Michael in fifteen days, 39 Henry III, [13 October, 1255].

Between William le Conestable, plaintiff, and Roger de Thurkelby, tenant, of the third part of 72 acres of land in Geden', to wit, the third part of one piece of land which is called Calfholm, and the third part of another piece of land which is called Henehepes.

Plea. William has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Roger and his heirs all the right and claim which he had in the third part, for ever. And for this Roger has granted to William and his heirs all the lands and tenements in Estwenn and Middelton which he ought to have of the grant of Alice de Bellomonte, which came to her in respect of the inheritance which was of Geoffrey de Oyri, her uncle, one of whose heirs she is.

No. 41. At Westminster; from St. Martin in fifteen days, 39 Henry III, [25 November, 1254].

Between Joseph de Pontefraucto, querent, and Roger de Bremingham and Hawis his wife, impedients, of 1 messuage and 16 acres of land in Algarchirche.

Plea of warranty of charter. Roger and Hawis have acknowledged the messuage and land to be the right of Joseph, as that which he had of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Hawis for ever; rendering therefor yearly 6d. at Easter for all service. [Warranty.] And for this Joseph has given them 40 marks of silver.

No. 42. At Westminster; on the morrow of Souls, 39 Henry III, [3 November, 1254].

Between Peter de Sabaudia, querent, and Peter le Paumer and Isabel his wife, deforciants, of 2 bovates of land and 4s. of rent in Ledenham.

Plea of covenant. The deforciants have acknowledged the premises to be the right of the querent, and have quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Isabel to the querent and his heirs for ever. And for this the querent has given them 10 marks of silver.

No. 43. At Westminster; from St. Hilary in fifteen days, 39 Henry III, [27 January, 1254–5].

Between Eudo prior of Hauerholm, querent, by John le Chaumberleyn, his canon, put in his place, and John de Everingham by William de Scutheresskelf put in his place of the mediety of the advowson of the church of Riskington.

Assize of darrein presentment. John has acknowledged the mediety to be the right of the prior and his church: to hold to the prior and his successors and his church of John and his heirs in frank almoign. [Warranty.] And the prior has received John into all the benefits and prayers which shall henceforth be made in his church for ever.

No. 44. At Westminster; from St. Hilary in fifteen days, 39 Henry III, [27 January, 1254–5].

Between William de Skitebroc, querent, and Roger de Skitebroc, impedient, of 60 acres of land in Scitebroc and Sumercotes.

Plea of warranty of charter. Roger has acknowledged the land to be the right of William, as that which William has of his gift. And for this William has granted the land to Roger: to hold to Roger for his life of William and his heirs; doing therefor to the chief lords of that fee all the services which to the land belong. And after Roger's death, the land shall revert to William and his heirs: to hold of the heirs of Roger for ever; rendering therefor yearly one halfpenny at the feast of St. Michael; and doing therefor to the chief lords of that fee all the other services which to the land belong. And the heirs of Roger shall warrant the land to William and his heirs by the said services against all men, for ever.

No. 45. At Westminster; in eight days of Trinity, 39 Henry III, [30 May, 1255].

Between Thomas Crespin, querent, and Robert prior of Ormesby, deforciant, of customs and services which the prior ought to do to him in respect of his free tenement which he holds of him in Barton upon Humbr', to wit, 3 bovates of land; and whereupon Thomas demanded of the prior that he should render to him yearly one mark; which service the prior did not acknowledge to him.

Plea. Thomas has acknowledged the land and tofts to be the right of the prior and his church, as those which they have of the grant of Walter Crespin, the brother of Thomas, whose heir he is: to hold to the prior and his successors and his church of Thomas and his heirs in frank almoign. [Warranty.] And the prior has received Thomas and his heirs into all the benefits and prayers which shall henceforth be made in his church for ever.

No. 46. At Westminster; from Trinity in three weeks, 39 Henry III, [13 June, 1255].

Between Eudo prior of Hauerholm, querent, and John Malet of Ireby, touching this, that the prior complained that, whereas by a fine made in the king's court, in the presence of his justices, at Lincoln, between Simon formerly prior of Hauerholm, the prior's predecessor, plaintiff, and John de Ouneby, and Isabel his wife, John Malet's mother, whose heir he is, of 5 bovates of land in Wyuelesford, John ought to acquit the prior of the suit of court and all the other services to the land belonging, Richard earl of Cornwall, by default of John's acquittance, has distrained him to do suit to him at his court of Anecastr' from three weeks to three weeks, whereof John ought to acquit him.

Plea. John Malet has acknowledged the land to be the right of the prior and his church, as that which they have of the gift of John de Ouneby, and Isabel, John's mother, whose heir he is: to hold to the prior and his successors and his church of John and his heirs in free and perpetual alms for ever; rendering therefor yearly one pound of cummin at the feast of St. Botulph; and doing therefor foreign service as much as belongs to so much land of the same fee in the same vill, for all service. And John Malet and his heirs shall warrant the land to the prior and his successors and his church by the said services against the earl and his heirs and all other men in respect of the suit of court and all the other services to the land belonging, for ever. And for this the prior has quitclaimed from himself and his successors to John and his heirs all the damages which he said that he had sustained, by reason that John has not heretofore acquitted him of the suit, until the day on which this concord was made.

No. 47. At Westminster; from St. Michael in fifteen days, 39 Henry III, [13 October, 1255].

Between Elias de Rabayne, querent, and Adam son of William de Baiocis of Lindwod, deforciant, of the advowson of the church of Lindwod.

Plea. Adam has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Elias and his heirs all the right and claim which he had in the advowson, for ever. And for this Elias has given him 10 marks of silver.

Footnotes

1 The ink is much faded.
2 'Neyrunt' in No. 11 (see below).
3 'Wylkeby' in No. 11 (see below).
4 The ink is faded.
5 Called 'Richard de Sayes' in Testa de Nevill, p. 331, col, a.