Final Concords for Lincs
44-46 Henry III (Case 131, File 43)

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'Final Concords for Lincs: 44-46 Henry III (Case 131, File 43)', Final Concords of the County of Lincoln: 1244-1272 (1920), pp. 174-186. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=53631 Date accessed: 24 October 2014.


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Case 131, File 43: 44–46 Henry III

No. 1. At Westminster; from St. Martin in fifteen days, 44 Henry III, [25 November, 1259].

Between Walter abbot of Reuesby, querent, and Roger de Claxby, impedient, of 3 tofts, 28 acres of land and 4 acres of meadow in Claxby.

Plea of warranty of charter. Roger has acknowledged the tenement to be the right of the abbot and his church, as that which he and his church have of Roger's gift: to hold to the abbot and his successors and his church of Roger and his heirs in frank almoign. And Roger and his heirs, and all those who hereafter shall hold that land which Roger held in Spridlington on the day on which this concord was made, shall warrant the tenement to the abbot and his successors and his church in frank almoign. And the abbot has granted to Roger 1 toft and 40 acres of land in the same vill, whereof 14 acres of land and 1 acre of meadow lie on the north side of Claxby, and 22½ acres of land and 10 acres of meadow lie on the south side of the same vill, and that toft which Richard son of Ranulph heretofore held: to hold to Roger for his life of the abbot and his successors and his church; rendering therefor yearly 1d. for all service. [Warranty.] And after Roger's death they shall revert to the abbot and his successors and his church, quit of the heirs of Roger, for ever.

No. 2. At Westminster; in eight days of St. Michael, 44 Henry III, [6 October, 1260].

Between Richard Ingeramus, querent, and Robert de Burewell, touching this that Robert should acquit him of the service which Geoffrey de Neuill demands of him in respect of his free tenement which he holds of Robert in Lesseby, to wit, 9 bovates of land; and whereupon Richard complained that, by Robert's default, he was distrained to do suit at Geoffrey's court at Lesseby from three weeks to three weeks; and whereof Robert, who is mesne between them, ought to acquit him.

Plea. Robert has granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth acquit and defend Richard and his heirs against Geoffrey and his heirs in respect of the suit, for ever. And, moreover, Robert has acknowledged the tenement to be the right of Richard, as that which Richard has of his gift: to hold to Richard and his heirs of Robert and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 1d. for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services. [Warranty. Quitclaim by Richard in respect of damages.]

No. 3. At Westminster; from St. John the Baptist in fifteen days, 44 Henry III, [8 July, 1260].

Between William abbot of Kyrkested, querent, by brother Nigell de Weston, his monk, put in his place, and Philip Marmyon, deforciant, touching the marsh of la Wyldemore which the abbot claimed to have by a fine made in the court of the said king, before his justices at Westminster, between Symon abbot of Kyrkested, the abbot's predecessor, querent, and the said Philip, deforciant, touching the said marsh; and whereupon the abbot complained that, whereas by the aforesaid fine he ought to have the said marsh with all its appurtenances, without any retainment, Philip, against the aforesaid fine, deforced him of certain fisheries in the waters of Wydme and of the booths (bothas) situate near the same water, which are of the appurtenances of the marsh.

Plea of fine made. The abbot has granted for himself and his successors and his church that Philip and his heirs shall henceforth have in the aforesaid water certain fisheries and the underwritten booths, to wit, all the fishery which is at the foot (sub) of the croft of the Hermitage (Ermitorii) of Kyrkested; all that fishery which is called Langrake, with the booth to the same fishery belonging; all that fishery which is called Little Langerake; all that fishery which is called Nokefub; all that fishery which is called Tynebering', with the booth of Alexander to that fishery belonging; all that fishery which is called Swetybyth; all that fishery which is called Inganwater; all that fishery which is called Dryedisk; the moiety of that fishery which is called Tawylewes, with the booth to the same fishery belonging; all that fishery which is called Rauncewater, with the booth to the same fishery belonging; without let or gainsaying of the abbot and his successors and his church. Saving to the abbot and his successors and his church in the aforesaid waters of Wydme all the under-written fisheries, to wit, all that fishery which is called Asegerwel; all that fishery which is called Lytlewater; all that fishery which is called Aldebythe, with the booth to the same fishery belonging; and likewise saving to the abbot and his successors and his church all that fishery which is called Brotherwater, with the booth to the same fishery belonging; in such wise that Philip and his heirs shall not henceforth be able to fish in the same fisheries, nor to claim any common of fishery, for ever. And it shall be lawful for the abbot and his successors and his church, and for Philip and his heirs henceforth to fish anywhere at their will in that fishery which is between Asegerwel and Mermuthe, for ever. The abbot, moreover, has granted for himself and his successors and his church that they shall every year henceforth cause their shepherds of Hunildhus, Langwath, the mill of Beyne, Ructon, New Duwewode, Old Duuewode and Wodehall to come, on the Saturday next after the feast of the Holy Trinity, to the gate of the abbey and, before the abbot or his attorney and before the bailiff of Philip or his heirs, to swear upon the most holy relics (sacrosanctis) that they will not, of their freewill, suffer the cattle (averia) of the said places to enter Philip's woods of Thornton, Ructon and Cunesby. And for this Philip has granted for himself and his heirs that if the cattle of the abbot or his successors shall in any case enter the aforesaid woods they shall not be impounded, but shall be removed by the servants of Philip and his heirs without any kind of hurt. And, moreover, Philip has acknowledged all the lands and tenements which the abbot and his church held in Cunesby and Langeton by Wraggeby of Philip's fee, on the day on which this concord was made, to be the right of the abbot and his church, as those which the abbot and his church have of his grant and confirmation: to hold to the abbot and his successors and his church in frank almoign. [Quitclaim by the abbot in respect of damages.] And this concord was made between them, saving to Philip and his heirs and his men common of pasture in the said marsh of la Wyldemore, and 20s. to be received every year in respect of the marsh, as is contained in the former fine thereupon made between Philip and Symon, the abbot's predecessor.

No. 4. At Westminster; in eight days of St. John the Baptist, 44 Henry III, [1 July, 1260].

Between Hugh prior of Wrokestan, querent, by Master Robert de Myley put in his place, and William de Wauere, deforciant, of the advowson of the church of Syghestan.

Assize of darrein presentment. The prior has granted for himself and his successors and his church that William shall have the first presentation to the church. And for this William has granted for himself and his heirs that the prior or his successors shall have the second presentation. And thus William and his heirs and the prior and his successors shall present their clerks alternately and successively to the church, for ever.

No. 5. At Westminster; from Easter in fifteen days, 44 Henry III, [18 April, 1260].

Between Peter Seylberd and Joan his wife, Margery daughter of Simon de Farlesthorp, Benedict de Hagham and Beatrice his wife, Robert de Sumercote and Alice his wife, plaintiffs, by Eudo son of Robert de Scupeholm put in their place, and Roger prior of Markeby, tenant, by Walter son of Alan de Anderby put in his place, of 1 toft and 2 bovates of land in Cumberwurth.

Plea. The plaintiffs have quitclaimed from themselves and the heirs of Joan, Margery, Beatrice and Alice to the prior and his successors and his church all the right and claim which they have in the tenement, for ever. And the prior has given them 76s. 8d. sterling.

No. 6. At Westminster; in eight days of St. Martin, 44 Henry III, [18 November, 1259].

Between Symon son of Ranulph, plaintiff, and Alexander de Sancto Botulpho, tenant, by William his son put in his place, of the moiety of 9 acres of land in Suthus'.

Plea. Symon has acknowledged the land to be the right of Alexander; and has quitclaimed it from himself and his heirs to Alexander and his heirs for ever. And Alexander has given him one sore sparrowhawk.

No. 7. At Westminster; from Easter in one month, 44 Henry III, [2 May, 1260].

Between Gilbert de Theford, querent, by Walter de Freskeney put in his place, and Richard de Foxleye and Margery his wife, deforciants, of 20s. of rent in Theford.

Plea of covenant. Richard and Margery have quitclaimed from themselves and the heirs of Margery to Gilbert and his heirs all the right and claim which they had in the rent for ever. And, moreover, Richard and Margery have acknowledged all that tenement, which Gilbert held of them in the same vill on the day on which this concord was made, to be the right of Gilbert: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Margery for ever; rendering therefor yearly one halfpenny for all service, suit of court, homage, custody, wardship, relief, aid, custom and demand. [Warranty.] And Gilbert has given them 21½ marks of silver.

No. 8. At Westminster; from St. John the Baptist in fifteen days, 44 Henry III, [8 July, 1260].

Between John son of Robert, querent, and Robert Dyue, impedient, of 1 message and 5 bovates of land in Swafeld.

Plea of warranty of charter. Robert has acknowledged the tenement to be the right of John, as that which John has of his gift. And for this John has granted the tenement to Robert: to hold to Robert for life of John and his heirs; rendering therefor yearly 12d. for all service. [Warranty.] And after Robert's death, the tenement shall revert to John and his heirs, quit of Robert's heirs: to hold of the chief lords by the services which to that tenement belong, for ever.

No. 9. At Westminster; from Easter in three weeks, 44 Henry III, [25 April, 1260].

Between Nicholas Russel, querent, by Stephen de Sempingham, put in his place, and William de Engleys and Mary his wife, impedients, of 9 acres of land in Old Lafford.

Plea of warranty of charter. William and Mary have acknowledged the land to be the right of Nicholas, as that which he has of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Mary for ever; rendering therefor yearly half a pound of cummin for all service. [Warranty.] And Nicholas has given them 18 marks of silver.

No. 10. At Westminster; from Easter in five weeks, 44 Henry III, [9 May, 1260].

Between Henry de Longo Campo, querent, and Ralph abbot of Croylaund, deforciant, by brother Walter de Morburn, his monk, put in his place, of customs and services which Henry demanded of the abbot in respect of his free tenement which he holds of Henry in Burton, to wit, 61/8 bovates of land; and whereupon Henry demanded of the abbot that he should do suit at his court at Burton from three weeks to three weeks; and perform for him foreign service as much as belongs to so much land of the same fee in the same vill, for the tenement; which customs and which service the abbot did not acknowledge to him.

Plea. Henry has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to the abbot and his successors and his church all the right and claim which he had in the customs and services which he demanded of him, as is aforesaid, for ever. And, moreover, Henry has acknowledged the tenement, together with another whole tenement which the abbot and his church held of Henry in the same vill on the day on which this concord was made, to be the right of the abbot and his church, as that which they have of the gift of Henry's ancestors: to hold to the abbot and his successors and his church of Henry and his heirs in frank almoign. [Warranty.] And the abbot has received Henry and his heirs into all the benefits and prayers which shall henceforth be made in his church for ever.

No. 11. At Westminster; in eight days of St. Hilary, 44 Henry III, [20 January, 1259–60].

Between John de Lincoln, querent, and William de Mere and Agnes his wife, deforciants, of 3 messuages, 16 acres and 3 roods of land in Braundestone and Mere.

Plea of covenant. William and Agnes have acknowledged the premises to be the right of John, as those which he has of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Agnes for ever; rendering therefor yearly one pair of white gloves or 1d. for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services. [Warranty.] And John has given William and Agnes 30 marks of silver.

No. 12. At Westminster; on the morrow of St. Martin, 44 Henry III, [12 November, 1259].

Between Hugh de Freskeny, plaintiff, by Walter his son put in his place, and Wydo son of Symon de Waynfle, whom Geoffrey son of Symon de Waynfle vouched to warrant, of 5 acres of land and 1 messuage, excepting 1 salt-pit (salina) in Waynfle. And between the same plaintiff and the said Wydo, whom Beatrice who was the wife of William de Freskeny vouched to warrant, of 2½ acres of land in the same vill.

Plea. Hugh has acknowledged the tenement to be the right of Wydo, and has quitclaimed it from himself and his heirs to Wydo and his heirs for ever. And Wydo has given him 8 marks of silver.

No. 13. At Westminster; from St. Michael in three weeks, 45 Henry III, [20 October, 1261].

Between John prior of Spalding, querent, by Thomas Page put in his place, and William de Flete and Dionisia his wife, impedients, of 31 acres of land in Quappelade.

Plea of warranty of charter. William and Dionisia have acknowledged the land to be the right of the prior and his church, as that which the prior and his church have of their gift: to hold to the prior and his successors and his church of William and Dionisia and their heirs in frank almoign. [Warranty.] And the prior has received William and Dionisia and their heirs into all the benefits and prayers which shall henceforth be made in his church for ever.

Endorsed: And John Maynard puts in his claim.

No. 14. At Westminster; from Easter in five weeks, 45 Henry III, [29 May, 1261].

Between William de Scaccario, querent, and Roger de Sowe and Margery his wife, deforciants, of 1 messuage in Staunford.

Plea of covenant. Roger and Margery have acknowledged the messuage to be the right of William, as that which he has of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Margery for ever; doing therefor to the chief lords all the services. [Warranty.] And William has given Roger and Margery one sore sparrow-hawk.

No. 15. At Westminster; from Easter in one month, 45 Henry III, [22 May, 1261].

Between Robert de Tateshal, querent, by John de Chaneleg' put in his place, and Peter de Sabaudia, by Thomas de Wyndhull put in his place, touching this, that Robert complained that Peter did not permit him to have in the times of the fairs of St. Botulph tronage and pesage of wool and lead descending upon his fee in the vill of St. Botulph, and attachments and pleas, and amends for all trespasses which the merchants commit in the said fee, in the time aforesaid; and that he could not freely hire out (conducere) his houses, stalls and plots during those times in the aforesaid vill to any merchants, at his will, without hindrance from Peter and his bailiffs, as he ought to have them, and is wont to have and hire them out, and as he and his ancestors in the times of this king and in the times of his predecessors, kings of England, were wont to have and hire them out.

Plea. Peter has granted for himself and his heirs that Robert and his heirs shall henceforth let (locare) their houses, plots and stalls in their fee in the time of Peter's fairs, and peaceably receive and wholly possess the leases (locaciones), without gainsaying or hindrance from Peter and his heirs, for ever; and that the merchants coming to the fairs shall peaceably lodge in the fee of Robert and his heirs, and expose their merchandize for sale, and there sell and buy. Saving, however, to Peter and his heirs all the ancient customs used in the said fairs of St. Botulph with reference to the depositing (reponendis) of the divers merchandizes in their due places in Peter's fee within the vill of St. Botulph, as of old was wont to be done; which customs are in no wise abolished by this concord. Saving also to Peter and his heirs, as lords of the fairs, all manner of liberties and lordships (dominiis), both in attachments and all other things everywhere in the said fairs, as well in Robert's fee as elsewhere. And, moreover, Peter has granted for himself and his heirs that Robert and his heirs shall henceforth have a moiety of the tronage and pesage in Robert's fee, and a moiety of the amercements from all the attachments made everywhere within the said fee, by delivery (tradicionem) of the bailiffs of Peter and his heirs. And if it happen that Robert or his heirs wish to have a certain servant bearing a rod in their fee in the time of the fairs to make attachments in the said fee, together with the bailiffs of Peter and his heirs, they may do so. Provided, however, that that servant be presented to the bailiffs for the time being of Peter and his heirs every year, and be by them accepted as suitable, after having made oath to the said bailiffs that he will faithfully guard the fairs of Peter and his heirs and preserve the liberties of the said fairs in all things uninjured and unimpaired, and that he will not concern himself with things which could befall to the prejudice of Peter or his heirs, or could be set down to the diminishing of the liberties of their fairs. Peter has also granted for himself and his heirs that the court of pleas touching all attachments made in the fee of Robert and his heirs in the time of the fairs shall be held in the said fee by the bailiff of Peter and his heirs; in which court Robert and his heirs shall have a certain servant or clerk to the bailiffs of Peter or his heirs, sworn according to the form afore-written; and he shall be present in the court to hold pleas with the bailiffs of Peter and his heirs, and to transcribe the rolls of the court, so that he may receive a moiety of all the perquisites of the court in his lord's fee, after the close (recessum) of the fairs, to the behoof of his lord. And for this Robert has granted for himself and his heirs that Peter and his heirs shall have their fairs well and in peace in Robert's fee as elsewhere; and that neither Robert nor his heirs shall henceforth claim any larger right in the said fairs of St. Botulph than is noted above touching matters which belong to the said fairs, during the time of the fairs.

No. 16. At Westminster; on the morrow of St. Margaret the Virgin, 45 Henry III, [21 July, 1261].

Between Robert de Veteri Ponte, querent, by Walter de Morton put in his place, and Joan daughter of Joceus de Styuecle, deforciant, of 1 messuage, 11 bovates of land, 22 acres of meadow and 1 acre of wood in Morton.

Plea of covenant. Joan has acknowledged the tenement to be the right of Robert, as that which he has of her gift: to hold to him and his heirs of her and her heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 1d. on St. Laurence's day at Morton for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services. [Warranty.] And Robert has granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth render every year to Joan, for her life, 10l. 8s. 10d. And after her death, Robert and his heirs shall be quit of the payment for ever. And if it happen that Robert or his heirs or they who during Joan's life hold Robert's manors of Neubotil and Boclaund shall make default in the payment at any term, it shall be lawful for Joan, during her life, to distrain them by their chattels found in the manors, etc. And moreover, Robert has given Joan 50 marks of silver.

No. 17. At Westminster; from Easter in fifteen days, 45 Henry III, [8 May, 1261].

Between Richard bishop of Lincoln, querent, by Master William de Muryden' put in his place, and Alan son of Roald, and Maud his wife, impedients, of 2 acres of land in Meyre and the advowson of the church of the same vill.

Plea of warranty of charter. Alan and Maud have acknowledged the premises to be the right of the bishop, as those which he has of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Maud for ever; rendering therefor yearly in the cathedral church of Lincoln one grain of corn on St. Michael's day for all service. [Warranty.] And the bishop has given them 40l. sterling.

Endorsed: And Miles de Hasting' and Dionisia his wife, and William de Nodar' and Isabel his wife put in their claim.

No. 18. At Westminster; in eight days of St. Martin, 45 Henry III, [18 November, 1260].

Between William son of David, querent, by Robert son of William put in his place, and Andrew de Goyerstok' and Cecily his wife, impedients, of 1 messuage in Stanford.

Plea of warranty of charter. Andrew and Cecily have acknowledged the messuage to be the right of William, as that which he has of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of the chief lords by the services which to that messuage belong, for ever. And William has given them one sore sparrow-hawk.

No. 19. At Westminster; from St. John the Baptist in fifteen days, 45 Henry III, [8 July, 1261].

Between William de Tykincot', plaintiff, and William son of Reginald, tenant, of the moiety of 1 messuage with the appurtenances, excepting the moiety of 60 feet of land in length and the moiety of 44 feet in breadth, in Staunford.

Recognition of the grand assize. The plaintiff has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to the tenant and his heirs all the right and claim which he had in the tenement, for ever. And for this the tenant, at the instance of the plaintiff, has granted the tenement to William de Notingham: to hold to him and his heirs of the tenant and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 1d. for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other service. [Warranty.]

No. 20. At Westminster; in eight days of the Purification of the blessed Mary, 45 Henry III, [9 February, 1260–1].

Between Alexander son of Hugh, querent, and Laurence de Dunham, deforciant, by Henry his brother put in his place, of 1 toft and 2 carucates of land in Dunham.

Plea of covenant. Laurence has granted the tenement to Alexander, to wit, whatever Laurence held in the same vill on the day on which this concord was made, as in demesnes, homages, services of free men, villeinages, wardships, reliefs, aids, escheats, meadows, pastures and all other things to the tenement belonging: to hold to Alexander and his heirs of the chief lords of that fee by the services which to that tenement belong, for ever. And for this Alexander has granted to Laurence that whole tenement which he the said Alexander holds in Yreby on the day on which this concord was made, as in demesnes, homages, services of free men, villeinages, wardships, reliefs, aids, escheats, meadows, pastures and all other things to that tenement belonging: to hold to Laurence and his heirs of the chief lords by the services which to that tenement belong, for ever. And, moreover, Alexander has granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth render every year to Laurence, for Laurence's life, 5 marks of silver. And after Laurence's death, Alexander and his heirs shall be quit of the payment, for ever.

Endorsed: And Laurence de la Chaumpaingne of Dunham puts in his claim, etc.

No. 21. At Westminster; from St. Hilary in fifteen days, 45 Henry III, [27 January, 1260–1].

Between Simon de Dryby, querent, and Hugh son of Ralph, deforciant, by Stephen de Neuill' put in his place, of the manor of Lauinton.

Plea of covenant. Hugh has acknowledged the manor, with the appurtenances, as in demesnes, homages, services of free men, villeinages, wardships, reliefs, escheats, woods, meadows, pastures, ponds, mills, fisheries, liberties and all other things to the manor belonging, to be the right of Simon, as that which he has of Hugh's gift. And for this Simon has granted the manor with the appurtenances to Hugh: to hold to him of Simon and his heirs from the feast of St. Michael in the 44th year of the present king's reign until the end of 25 years next following fully to be completed; rendering therefor yearly 100s. for all service. And at the end of the said term the manor shall revert to Simon and the heirs whom he shall have begotten of Alice his wife, Hugh's daughter, quit of the heirs of Hugh: to hold of Hugh to the same heirs forever; doing therefor the service of one knight's fee for all service. And the heirs of Hugh shall warrant the manor to Simon and his heirs, etc. And if it happen that Hugh shall die before the end of the term, the manor shall revert to Simon and his heirs: to hold as is aforesaid, for ever.

Endorsed: Nicholas de Cantilupo and Eustachia his wife put in their claim.

No. 22. At Westminster; from St. Martin in fifteen days, 45 Henry III, [25 November, 1260].

Between Walter prior of Newstead (Nouo Loco) without Stanford, querent, and Geoffrey Le Estryuein and Mary his wife, impedients, of 1 messuage in Stanford.

Plea of warranty of charter. Geoffrey and Mary have acknowledged the messuage to be the right of the prior and his church, as that which the prior and his church have of their gift: to hold to the prior and his successors and his church of the chief lords by the services which to that messuage belong, for ever. And the prior has given Geoffrey and Mary 35 marks of silver.

No. 23. At Westminster; from Easter in five weeks, 45 Henry III, [29 May, 1261].

Between Henry de Hastinges, querent, and Ralph son of Symon, deforciant, of customs and services which Henry demanded of Ralph in respect of his free tenement which he holds of Henry in Ormeby, Ketlesby, Wombegar, Roklond, Swaby, Steyn, Malbyrthorp' and Thedilthorp', to wit, that whole tenement which Ralph held in the same vills of John late earl of Huntingdon on the day on which he died, which earl was Henry's maternal uncle (avunculus), Henry being one of his heirs; and whereupon Henry demanded of Ralph that he should do to him the service of three knights' fees for the tenement; which service Ralph did not acknowledge.

Plea. Ralph has acknowledged and granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth do to Henry and his heirs the service of one knight's fee for the tenement for all service. And Henry has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Ralph and his heirs the service of two knights' fees which he demanded of him, as is aforesaid, for ever; and likewise all the arrears of the service and all the damages which he said that he had suffered, by reason of the withholding of the service, until the day on which this concord was made.

No. 24. At Westminster; from Easter in fifteen days, 45 Henry III, [8 May, 1261].

Between Peter de Scoteny, plaintiff, and John Paynel, deforciant, of 6 bovates of land and 30s. of rent in Middle Rasene.

Plea. Peter has acknowledged the tenement to be the right of John, as that which John has of the gift of Peter's ancestors: to hold to John and his heirs of Peter and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 2s. for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services. [Warranty.] And John has given Peter 20 marks of silver.

No. 25. At Westminster; from St. Martin in fifteen days, 45 Henry III, [25 November, 1260].

Between Gilbert de Cestreton, querent, and John son of Geoffrey de Gunnewardeby and Aumfelisa his wife, impedients, of one burgage (burgagio) with the appurtenances, excepting three store-chambers (celariis) in Stanford.

Plea of warranty of charter. John and Aumfelisa have acknowledged the burgage to be the right of Gilbert, as that which he has of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Aumfelisa for ever; rendering therefor yearly one pound of pepper for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services. [Warranty.] And Gilbert has given John and Aumfelisa 15 marks of silver.

No. 26. At Westminster; in eight days of St. Hilary, 45 Henry III, [20 January, 1260–1].

Between Roger de Cadeneye, querent, and Robert de Fenneby and Agnes his wife, impedients, of 1 messuage, 2 bovates and 7 acres of land in Fenneby and Hawardeby.

Plea of warranty of charter. Robert and Agnes have acknowledged the tenement to be the right of Roger, as that which he has of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of the chief lords by the services which to that tenement belong, for ever. And Roger has granted to Robert and Agnes the third part of one messuage in Fenneby, which they held on the day on which this concord was made: to hold to them, for their life, of Roger and his heirs; rendering therefor yearly 1d. for all service. And, moreover, Roger has granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth render every year to Robert and Agnes, for their life, 12s., 6 quarters of wheat and 4 quarters of barley. And if either of them die, and the other survive, the moiety of the money and corn shall cease. And after the death of them both, Roger and his heirs shall be quit of the payment, and the said third part of the messuage shall revert to him and his heirs, quit of the heirs of Agnes, for ever.

No. 27. At Westminster; from the Purification of the blessed Mary in fifteen days, 45 Henry III, [16 February, 1260–1].

Between Symon de Gokinton, chaplain, querent, and Reyner son of Robert, and Alice his wife, deforciants, of 10s. of rent in Staunford.

Plea of covenant. Reyner and Alice have acknowledged the rent to be the right of Symon, as that which he has of their gift, and have quitclaimed it from themselves and the heirs of Alice to him and his heirs for ever. And Symon, at the instance of Reyner and Alice, has granted the rent to John abbot of Peterborough and his church, and has quitclaimed it from himself and his heirs to the abbot and his successors and his church for ever. And, moreover, Symon has given Reyner and Alice 7 marks of silver.

No. 28. At Westminster; from St. Michael in one month, 46 Henry III, [27 October, 1262].

Between John de Vallibus, querent, and Henry de Longo Campo, son and heir of Petronilla de Croun, impedient, of the manor of Freston.

Plea of warranty of charter. Henry has acknowledged the manor with the appurtenances, to wit, whatever John held in the same manor of Freston and Boterwyk' [sic] on the day on which this concord was made, as in demesnes, rents, villeinages, the advowson of the priory of the same vill, meadows, pastures, waters, mills, marshes, turbaries, liberties and all other things to the tenement belonging, (excepting the homages and all the services of Herbert Peche and Lucy his wife, William de Pokebrok' and Margery his wife, and the heirs of Lucy and Margery, in respect of the tenement which Herbert and Lucy, William and Margery held in the same manor on the day on which this concord was made, and excepting a yearly rent of 25s. which William de Huntingfeld owes for a certain tenement in the vill of St. Botulph), to be the right of John, as that which John has of the gift of Petronilla. And, moreover, Henry has granted to John the homages and all the services of Nigell de Pincebek', Laurence de La Roche, Alexander de Poynton, John de Rocheford, William de Boterwyk', John de Forcell', Richard son of Robert de Chedestan, Alan Clement, John Germin and Thomas son of Jordan and their heirs in respect of the tenement which they heretofore held of Petronilla in the vills of Freston, Boterwyk' and Toft and the vill of St. Botulph: to hold to John and his heirs lawfully begotten of the wife espoused to him of Henry and his heirs for ever; doing therefor the ser vice of three knights' fees for all service. [Warranty.] And if it happen that John shall die without an heir lawfully begotten of the wife espoused to him, then the tenement shall revert to Henry and his heirs, quit of the other heirs of John, for ever. And for this John has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Henry and his heirs all the right and claim which he had in the yearly rent of 25s., and in the homages and services of the said Herbert and Lucy, William and Margery, and the heirs of Lucy and Margery, and likewise in the homages and all the services of Lucy de Edelington, Margery her sister, John de Saunton, William de Aungeuyn and William de Huntingfeld and their heirs, in respect of the tenement which they held in the said vills on the said day, forever. And be it known that Laurance, Alexander, John de Rocheford, William de Boterwyk', John de Forcell, Richard, Robert, Alan, John Germin and Thomas have done their homage to John de Vallibus in the same court in respect of the tenement which they hold, as is aforesaid.

Endorsed: And the abbot of Croylaund puts in his claim.

No. 29. At Westminster; from St. Martin in fifteen days, 46 Henry III, [25 November, 1261].

Between Roger vicar of the church of Hogh', querent, and Robert de Lincoln, deforciant, of the third part of 1 messuage, 1 bovate of land and 2 acres of meadow in Honington.

Plea. Robert has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Roger, and has rendered them to him in the same court: to hold to Roger and his heirs of Robert and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly one halfpenny for all service. [Warranty.] And Roger has given Robert one sore sparrow-hawk.

No. 30. At Westminster; from St. Michael in one month, 46 Henry III, [27 October, 1262].

Between Ralph Buzun and Loretta his wife, plaintiffs, and Robert de Kyrketon, tenant, of 1 messuage and 3 bovates of land in Ellesham.

Assize of mort d'ancestor. Ralph and Loretta have quitclaimed from themselves and the heirs of Loretta to Robert and his heirs all the right and claim which they had in the tenement for ever. And, moreover, they have quitclaimed from themselves and the heirs of Loretta to Robert and his heirs all the right and claim which they have in all the other lands and tenements which Robert held in the same vill of Ellesham and in Cotes, Askeby, Grymesby, Ouresby, Roppesl' and Humby on the day on which this concord was made, for ever. And Robert has acknowledged all the lands and tenements which Ralph and Loretta held in Claxton and Worthinton, of Robert's gift, on the day on which this concord was made, to be the right of Loretta: to hold to Ralph and Loretta and the heirs of Loretta of the chief lords of those fees by the services which to those lands and tenements belong, for ever.

Endorsed: William de Neuill and Elizabeth his wife put in their claim.

No. 31. At Westminster; from Easter in one month, 46 Henry III, [7 May, 1262].

Between Gilbert de Orreby, plaintiff, and Roger prior of Thornholm, deforciant, of the advowson of the mediety of the church of Feryby. And between the same parties of the advowson of the church of Orreby.

Plea. Gilbert has acknowledged the premises to be the right of the prior and his church, and has quitclaimed them from himself and his heirs to the prior and his successors and his church for ever. And the prior has given him 40l. sterling.

No. 32. At Westminster; on the morrow of the Ascension of the Lord, 46 Henry III, [19 May, 1262].

Between Andrew Arketel, querent, and Symon Kempe and Agnes his wife, impedients, of 1 messuage in Staundford.

Plea of warranty of charter. Symon and Agnes have acknowledged the messuage to be the right of Andrew, as that which he has of their gift: to hold to him and his heirs of them and the heirs of Agnes for ever; rendering therefor yearly one halfpenny for all service; and doing therefor to the chief lords all the other services. [Warranty.] And Andrew has given Symon and Agnes one sore sparrow-hawk.

No. 33. At Westminster; from St. Michael in one month, 46 Henry III, [27 October, 1262].

Between Andrew de Marton, querent, and Roger de Lingew, deforciant, of 1 toft, 2 bovates and 12 acres of land in Askeby.

Plea of covenant. Roger has acknowledged the tenement to be the right of Andrew; and for this Andrew has granted it to Roger and Cecily his wife: to hold to them and the heirs, whom Roger shall beget of Cecily, of Andrew and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 18s. 4d. for all service. [Warranty.] And if it happen that Roger shall die without an heir begotten of the body of Cecily, the tenement shall, after Cecily's death, revert to Andrew and his heirs, quit of the other heirs of Roger and Cecily, for ever.

No. 34. At Westminster; in eight days of St. Martin, 46 Henry III, [18 November, 1261].

Between Philip Gaugy, plaintiff, and Geoffrey Gaugy, tenant, of the moiety of 1 messuage, 1 toft, 17 acres of land and 2 acres of meadow in Staunford.

Plea. Geoffrey has acknowledged the tenement to be the right of Philip, and has rendered it to him in the same court: to hold to Philip and his heirs of the chief lords by the services which to that tenement belong, for ever. And Philip has granted to Geoffrey 1 messuage, 1 toft, 11½ acres of land and 2 acres of meadow in the same vill, whereof 7 acres lie next le Sudmor, 3½ acres lie at Midlondes, 1 acre lies at Chardyk' and 2 acres of meadow lie beyond the hospital of St. Giles, and the messuage and toft which Henry Gaugy heretofore held: to hold to Geoffrey and his heirs begotten of his body of Philip and his heirs for ever; rendering therefor yearly 2s. for all service. [Warranty by Philip and his heirs.] And, moreover, Geoffrey has quitclaimed from himself and his heirs to Philip and his heirs the whole right and claim which he had in 6 acres and 3 roods of land which the said Henry held in the same vill on the day on which he died, to wit, 3 acres lying in Ruggeford, 1 acre lying in Derneford, 1 acre which is called Longacre, 1 acre which is called Spytelacre, and 3 roods lying upon Okholt, for ever. And if it happen that Geoffrey shall die without an heir begotten of his body, the tenement shall revert to Philip and his heirs, quit of the other heirs of Geoffrey, for ever.

No. 35. At Westminster; in eight days of St. John the Baptist, 46 Henry III, [1 July, 1262].

Between Gilbert de Neuill, querent, by Ranulph de Tathewell put in his place, and Arnald de Areynes, touching this, that Arnald should acquit him of the service which Thomas de Fortibus demanded of him in respect of his free tenement which he holds of Arnald in Ketelby in the county of Lincoln; and whereupon Gilbert complained that, by Arnald's default, he was distrained to do suit at Thomas' court at Barewe from three weeks to three weeks, and to do foreign service as much as belongs to such a tenement, whereof 48 carucates of land make one knight's fee, in respect of the tenement; and whereof Arnald, who is mesne between them, ought to acquit him.

Plea. Arnald has granted for himself and his heirs that they shall henceforth acquit and defend Gilbert and his heirs against Thomas and his heirs in respect of the services, for ever. [Quitclaim by Gilbert in respect of damages.]

No. 36. At Bedeford; from Easter in five weeks, 46 Henry III, [14 May, 1262].

Between Robert de Styuekele, querent, and William Le Waleys and Joan his wife, William Le Coynte and Alice his wife, and Peter de Boweles and Mary his wife, impedients, of 15s. 4d. of rent with the appurtenances in Rouceby and Morton in the county of Lincoln.

Plea of warranty of charter. The impedients have acknowledged the rent, with the appurtenances, to wit, the homage and the whole services of John son of John de Reppingehal and his heirs, in respect of the whole tenement which John heretofore held of the impedients in the same vills, to be the right of Robert, as that which Robert has of the gift of the impedients: to hold to Robert and his heirs of the impedients and the heirs of Joan, Alice and Mary for ever; rendering therefor yearly 3 iron nails (acus) for all service. [Warranty.] And for this Robert has given the impedients 9 marks of silver. And this concord was made in the presence of John, who in the court has done homage to Robert for the tenement.

No. 37. At Bermundeseye; from St. Michael in three weeks, 46 Henry III, [20 October, 1262].

Between John prior of Spalding, querent, by William de Statar' put in his place, and Ralph de Sancto Laudo, touching this, that Ralph should acquit the prior of the service which Baldwyn Wake demands of him in respect of his free tenement which he holds of Ralph in Lund, to wit, 1 bovate of land; and whereof Ralph, who is mesne between them, ought to acquit him. And whereupon the prior complained that Baldwyn, by Ralph's default, distrains him to do homage to him for the tenement, and to do suit at his court of Brunne from three weeks to three weeks.

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