Deeds
A.101 - A.200

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H. C. Maxwell Lyte (editor)

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1890

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9-21

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'Deeds: A.101 - A.200', A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds: Volume 1 (1890), pp. 9-21. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=64193 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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A.101 - A.200

Bedf.A. 101. Letters patent of William de Brewose as to the manors of Stotfold, Haime, and Wyliton. 28 November, 16 Edward II.
[Bedf.]A. 102. Release by Nicholas Pig, of Bedford, to Gregory de Sancto Albano, clerk, of a messuage and curtilage upon Berdesstapel in Bedford, rendering for "hagablum" ½d. at "Hokeday." Witnesses: — John Brodeye, Alan de Caudewelle, James, son of James Folebrit, John le Noreis, Ralph de Statsand.
Endorsed: Sealed in the chamber of Gregory the clerk at the Hospital of St. John's, Bedford, on the vigil of All Saints, 44 Henry III. [The last four witnesses are noted "obiit."]
[Bedf.]A. 103. Grant by Richard de Shevingdon, abbot of Ramsey, to William de Risceby, the elder, for his life, of the rent issuing from lands demised in fee farm by Hugh [de Sulgrave], abbot of Ramsey, and his convent to William Waleys and Joan his wife, in the fields and meadows of Great Gravenhirst. Ramsey, 23 February, 49 Edward III. Norman French.
[Bedf.]A. 104. Grant by Ralph de Tyvill to Hugh, the abbot, and the convent of Ramsey, of a tenement with appurtenances in Gravenhurst, Eye, Suthlingdon, and Pekesden, and the tenement which Elena, relict of Hugh de Tyvill, uncle of Ralph, held in dower in the same places (except one acre of land farmed to Roger Wythbred before this agreement), for ten years or until the abbot and convent have received ten complete crops therefrom, stubble not being counted a crop. For which grant they have paid Ralph 74 marcs "in his urgent necessity." Witnesses:—Master Gilbert de Wepsted, Eustace de Caunville, and others (named). The morrow of St. Brice the Bishop, 50 Hen. III.
[Bedf.]A. 105. Obligation of Nicholas de la Penne, of Gravenhyrst, to pay the abbot of Ramsey the yearly rent of 8s. he owes for eight acres of land he holds of the fee of Robert Bryan in Gravenhyrst Parva, and to quitclaim all the land the abbot and convent have bought of Ralph de Tyvylle, of the fee of Robert Bryan, of all demands that could be made thereupon. Witnesses: — Nicholas de Mapertishale, Richard Gabyun, Richard de la Bere, and others (named). [50 Hen. III.] Seal.
[Bedf.]A. 106. Confirmation by William de Cantilupe to the chapel in his court of Eyton, of the grant made to it by his father, William de Cantilupe, of a messuage and 12 acres of land in Eyton, 6 measures of wheat yearly, and 22 solidates of annual rent; with a further grant of 50s. yearly, to support a second chaplain, and of a croft to keep a lamp burning in the chapel; with stipulations as to the appointment and support of the two chaplains. Witnesses:—Sir John son of Geoffrey, William de Warnevill, and others (named). [Edw. I.]
Endorsed: "Eytona com. Bedf. nunc Eton. It appears that Cantilupe had Eyton and it was settled on Millecent, married to Ive Zouche, Claus. 2 E. I. dorso m. 12. Scr. P. L. [Le Neve]."
[ ]A. 107. Grant by William de la More to the canons of Holy Trinity, London, of the homage and service of Ailbod Rufus, and all the land Ailbod holds of him in Langeport, at a yearly rent of two white gloves; saving the King's foreign rent appertaining to three acres of the same fee. Witnesses:—Richard de Satesbir', Adam de Bracking, and others (named). [c. A.D. 1238.] Seal.
[Herts.]A. 108. Grant by Theobald, son and heir of William de Mora, to Richard, the prior, and the convent of Holy Trinity, London, of the tenement that John Plume and Reginald Scherewind held at Apseden, at a yearly rent of 1d. to himself, and 4d. to the lord. For this grant the canons have paid four silver marcs. Witnesses:—Robert de la Rochele, John des Eschalers, Thomas son of Wi, John de Lesnes, Nicholas de Anesti, Oliver de Sandon, Walter Hacon, John de Marines, Peter Bussel, John de Tefonte, and others (named). The day of St. Peter in Cathedra, 1240[–1].
Bucks.A. 109. Grant by Nicholas, son of Richard the Merchant (Mercatoris), of Dorney, of the half of a messuage and all his land and rents in Dorney, to John, son of Richard in la Lane, of Windsor, upon the marriage of the latter with his daughter Matilda, at an annual rent of 2s. 11d., the premises to revert to Nicholas and his heirs after the death of the said John and Matilda. Witnesses:—Richard de Suthore, Ralph de la Hyelde, and others (named). Seal.
Bucks.A. 110. Grant by Nicholas, son of Walter the Smith (Fabr'), of Dorney, to Walter, son of Walter son of Robert de Cippeham, of three acres of land in Dorney, at a yearly rent of 12d. Witnesses:—Robert de Brutewelle, clerk, Walter de Dorneye, clerk, and others (named). [Edward I.] Seal.
Bucks.A. 111. Grant by Thomas, son of Walter Reynild, of Dorney, to Thomas son of Walter, of the same, of half an acre in Dorney, to be held by the services due to the chief lord of the fee. Witnesses:—William Lovel, Nicholas le Cave, and others (named). Monday next before St. Matthew the Apostle, 19 Edward II.
Bucks.A. 112. Grant by Robert called 'le Priour,' of Chepyng Farndon, to Robert le Grete, for a certain sum of money, of a messuage and curtilage in Dorney, which he had by gift from Alice Davers. 4 July, 5 Edward III.
Bucks.A. 113. Grant by Robert atte Sawegere to William, son of Richard son of Walter de Dorney, of the cottage and curtilage in Dorney he formerly had by feoffment of Robert le Priour. Tuesday, the feast of St. Thomas the Martyr, 6 Edward III.
Bucks.A. 114. Grant by William, son of Richard son of Walter de Dorney, to Robert atte Saugere and Matilda his wife, of a cottage and curtilage in Dorney. Thursday next before St. Valentine, 7 Edward III. Seal.
Bucks.A. 115. Grant by Matilda, formerly wife of Robert atte Saugere, to Robert le Heir, of Frymelee, and Matilda his wife, of a cottage with curtilage in Dorney. Tuesday, the feast of St. Peter ad Vincula, 9 Edward III.
[Bucks.]A. 116. Grant by Thomas Fizwater, of Dorney, to John Michel, of Burnham, of arable land in Burnham, from the present time till next Michaelmas and for 14 years from then, free of rent. The said Thomas binds himself to observe these covenants under penalty of 20s. to the said John, to be levied on his goods if he infringe them. 24 March, 21 Edward III. Fragment of seal.
Bucks.A. 117. Release by Richard Lovel, son and heir of William Lovel, of Boveneye, to Richard, son of Thomas Fizwater, of Dorney, of an acre of land in 'le Southfelde.' Dorney, 6 March, 26 Edward III.
Endorsed: "Carta de 1 acra terre in 'le Suthfeld' super Wethull."
[Bucks.]A. 118. Grant by Symon Saffrer, of Dorney, to his son Richard and his lawful heirs, of an acre of land lying on the 'Heywey' [in Dorney], with reversion to Symon and his heirs in case of the decease of Richard and his lawful heirs. Dorney, Saturday next before St. Perpetua the Virgin, 22 Edward III. Seal.
Bucks.A. 119. Grant by Walter . . . . . to Richard . . . . of the moiety of a messuage and some land in Dorney. 29 [Edward III.] Decayed, only half the document remaining.
Bucks.A. 120. Grant by Simon de Worthyngpole, of Dorney, to Thomas William, of Dorney, of a piece of his garden in Dorney, containing 13 ft. by 63 ft. 12 October, 13 Edward III. Fragment of seal.
Bucks.A. 121. Grant by Margery, daughter of Ralph Elys, of Dorney, to Walter, son of Walter son of Robert, of a cottage with curtilage and three acres of land in Dorney. Witnesses:—Robert the Clerk (Clerico), of Dorney, and others (named).
Bucks.A. 122. Grant by Henry Lovel, of Boveneye, to Walter, son of Walter de Dorney, of two acres of land in Dorney, at a yearly rent of one clove. Witnesses:—Robert le Clerk of Dorney and others (named.). [Edward I.]
Endorsed: "Carta de duabus acris terre in 'le Suthfeld' super 'le Wethulle.'"
Bucks.A. 123. Grant by Geoffrey Maister and Juliana, his wife, to Walter son of Robert, for 16 marcs of silver, of a messuage and 13 acres of land in Dorney, coming to them by the death of Richard son of Alexander, father of the said Juliana, a yearly rent of 4s. 2d. issuing from a tenement which Nicholas Culp holds of them, and a rent of 2s. 5d. issuing from other tenements in Dorney, at a yearly vent of one clove. Witnesses:— Ralph le Roter and others (named).
Bucks.A. 124. Grant by Nicholas Fitz Water to Robert Scot and Richard Plemell, all of Dorney, of all his lands, tenements and other possessions in co. Bucks, viz., in Dorney, Boveney and Burnham. Wednesday the feast of the Apostles Philip and James, 21 Richard II. Seal.
Bucks.A. 125. Grant by Nicholas William to Nicholas Fitzwater, both of Dorney, of all his lands and tenements in Dorney and Boveney, which formerly belonged to Thomas William, of Dorney, except one house and garden adjoining, and of annual rents of 12d. issuing from a certain cottage, 10d. from tenements specified, and 4d. from an acre of land at Warnyngpole, the situation of all the premises being clearly defined. Sunday, the morrow of Michaelmas, 10 Richard II. Seal.
[Bucks.]A. 126. Grant by Nicholas Dent, of Dorney, and John Webbe, of New Windsor, to Magota, late wife of Richard Kenebolde, of Dorney, of a messuage with curtilage and six acres of land in Dorney, for her life, with reversion to the right heirs of Richard Kenebolde. Witnesses:—Nicholas Fewater and others (named). Friday, the feast of St. Gregory the Pope, 18 Richard II. Two seals, one a fragment.
[Bedf.]A. 127. Grant by Peter de Buelles and Mary his wife, to the church of St. Benedict at Ramsey, the abbot Hugh, and the convent there, of land in Gravenhurst, in exchange for the same quantity of land belonging to the abbey granted to them by charter under the abbot's seal. Witnesses: —Sir Richard, son of Ralph de Smelhesho, knight, Bartholomew de Bray, John de la Mare, Roger de Akholt, Thomas de Grauntcurt, and others (named). [A.D. 1254–1267.]
[Bedf]A. 128. Release by Ralph de Tyville to the church of the Blessed Mary and St. Benedict of Ramsey, and the abbot and convent there, of all his manor of Gravenhurst, with its appurtenances in Suthlingdon, Gravenhurst, Pekesden, and Meparteshale, on payment to him of 1d. [yearly] at Easter. For this grant the abbot and convent have paid him 250 marcs of silver. Witnesses:—Bartholomew le Juven', then sheriff of Bedford, Master Gilbert de Wepstede, then steward of Ramsey, William de Stowe, John de Sulegrave, John de Beames, Eustace de Caumvill, John de Bray, and Geoffrey Bolond. [A.D. 1266–1270.] Seal.
Endorsed: "Carta de manerio de Gravenhyrst dupplicata."
[Bedf.]A. 129. Duplicate of the above release to Ramsey Abbey. The same witnesses, the last only being omitted. [A.D. 1266–1270.] Seal.
[Bedf.]A. 130. Grant by Ralph de Tyvile to the church of St. Mary and St. Benedict at Ramsey, Hugh, the abbot, and the convent there, of 16 acres of land in a field called 'Sudgrave,' in frankalmoign. The position of the land is accurately defined. Witnesses:—Sir William le Moneye and Sir Berengar le Moyne, knights, Master Gilbert de Welpsted, then steward of Ramsey, Thomas de Grantcurth, Eustace de Caumville, William the Clerk (Cl'ico) of Pekesdene, John de Sulgrave, John de Benmeys, and William de Stowe. [c. A.D. 1270.]
[Bedf.]A. 131. Grant by Ralph, called 'the Marshal' (Marescallus), of Craunfeld, to John de Sutton, clerk, for 40s., of his wood called 'Brechgrove,' in Craunfeld. Saturday next after the Nativity of John the Baptist, 22 Edward [I.]. Seal.
[Bedf.]A. 132. Grant by Nicholas de la Dole to the church of St. Benedict at Ramsey, Sir Ranulf, the abbot, and the convent there, of all his land of 'la Dole' in Cranfeld. Witnesses:—William de Wassingel', Geoffrey son of Rodlaund, Roger de Hacolt, and others (named). [A.D. 1231–1253.]
[Bedf.]A. 133. Confirmation by H[ugh], abbot of Ramsey, of the grant by Geoffrey the Cook (Coci), brother of Gervase de Hokes, of Cranfeld, to Thomas the Mason (Cementar'), of Wuburn, of the tenement in which Gervase de Hokes died seised in demesne as of fee, to be held of the abbot and his successors on payment of half a marc of silver yearly at the same three terms as the other tenants of the abbey in Cranfeld. Witnesses:— Geoffrey Rodland, William de Wassingele, Ralph the Marshal (Mariscallo), of Cranfeld, and others (named). [A.D. 1216–1231].
[Bedf.]A. 134. Release by Ralph, called 'the Marshal,' of Craunfeld, to John de Suttone, clerk, of the wood in Craunfeld, called 'Brechgrove,' which he has granted to the said John by charter [see A. 131]. Witnesses:—Richard Rodland, Robert de la Bourne, Philip Rycher, William de Wassingle, and others (named). Wednesday next before St. Mark the Evangelist, 23 Edward I. Fragment of seal.
[Bedf.]A. 135. Release by John de Sutton, clerk, to John, abbot of Ramsey, of the wood called 'Brechgrove' [in Cranfeld], which he had by grant and feoffment from Ralph called 'le Mareschal,' of Craunfeld. Witnesses:— John de Clervaus, Ralph de Clervaus, Alexander de Rypton, William de Wassingle, Richard Rodlaund, Philip Richer, Robert de la Burne. [A.D. 1285–1316.] Fragment of seal.
Bedf.A. 136. Letters of attorney of John, abbot of Ramsey, authorising Stephen de Deneford, his fellow-monk, to receive the seisin, by feoffment of William de Wassingley, the elder, of a messuage and land in Craunfeld which formerly belonged to Elias de Hokes. Ramsey, Tuesday next before St. Hilary, 4 Edward II. Fragment of seal.
[Bedf.]A. 137. Grant by William, son of William son of Robert de Craunfeld to William, son of William de Wassyngleye, of Craunfeld, for 20 marcs, of all his land and tenement in Craunfeld, with all appurtenances and the homage and service of free tenants, many of whom are named, the said William paying the grantor annually, for term of his life, six mares of silver. Witnesses:—Roger Hermer, of Merston, Philip Richer, of Wroxhulle, and others (named). Tuesday, the vigil of St. Ambrose the Bishop in April, 24 Edward I. Contemporary transcript.
[Bedf.]A. 138. Grant by John de Suttdne, clerk, to the church of St. Benedict of Ramsey, to John, the abbot, and the convent thereof, of all his wood called 'Brechgrove' in Craunfeld. Witnesses:—Richard Rolland, Philip Rycher, William Robert, and others (named). Tuesday next after St. Nicholas, 33 Edward I.
[Bedf.]A. 139. Demise by Simon, the abbot, and the convent of Ramsey, to Sir William de Herle, knight, Robert de Sadyngton, and Master Robert de Burgh, rector of Houghton, of the manor of Schutlyngdon, with the hamlets of Pekesdene and Gravenhurst, the manors of Barton and Craunfeld, with the appurtenances, saving the advowsons of the churches of all the manors, at the yearly rent of 113l. 6s. 8d. for the manor of Shutlyngdon, for Barton 50l., and for Craunfeld 100l. of silver, with right of re-entry upon the premises in case of failure of payment. Witnesses:—Sirs William le Moigne and John de Deen, knights, and others (named). Ramsey, 3 February, 11 Edw. III.
[Bucks.]A. 140. Grant by Roger de Walecote, and Alice his wife, daughter of William Bataile, to Richard, the prior, and the canons of Holy Trinity, London, of all land with appurtenances which they held in Langeley of the fee of Sir Ralph de Cheyndedut, paying 8s. yearly to the lord of the soil (domino fundi). Witnesses:—Reiner de Bungeye, then Mayor of London, John de Gisortz, Michael Tovy, then sheriffs of London, John de Chodres, sheriff of Middlesex, William de Paris, John Harding, Roger de Blakevile, Ralph le Tailur, and others (named). [23 or 25 Hen. III.] One of the two seats remaining.
[Bucks.]A. 141. Confirmation by Ralph de Cheyndedut to Richard, the prior, and the canons of Holy Trinity, London, of the above grant, the property being described as "the tenement with houses and appurtenances which Roger de Walekote, and Alice his wife, held in Langley;" the rent of 8s. being reserved, and the prior and convent] giving 20 marks of silver for this confirmation. Witnesses:—Sir Geoffrey de Arenden, Alexander de Chesney, Geoffrey de Childewik, Hugh Pirun, knights, Nicholas de Bulstrode, Ralph le Tailur, and others (named). [A.D. 1223–1252.] Seal.
[Bucks.]A. 142. Grant by Ralph de Cheyndedut to Richard, the prior, and the canons of Holy Trinity, London, of 3½ ferthings (ferthingos) of land with messuages, &c. in Langele, at the yearly rent of 2s. Witnesses:—Sir Geoffrey de Arendene, Nicholas de Flaumdene, Reginald Rudifat, Nicholas de Bruera, Nicholas de Bulestrode, and others (named). [A.D. 1223–1252.]
[Bucks.]A. 143. Confirmation by Stephen de Cheyndedut, son of Ralph de Cheyndedut, to Richard, the prior, and the canons of Holy Trinity, London, of all lands granted them by his father Ralph in Langele, to be held according to the tenor of charters of the said Ralph. Witnesses:—Philip Basset, Richard de Banstede, clerk, Peter de Tany, John de Esenefeld, and others (named). [A.D. 1223–1252.]
[Berks.]A. 144. Grant by Thomas, son of Thomas son of Adam de Denchesworth, to Sir Adam the Clerk (Clerico) of Stratton, of all his land in Dencheswurth except what Alice his mother holds as her dower; at an annual quit-rent of 1d. For this grant the said Adam has paid him 27 marcs of silver. Witnesses:—Walter de Ripariis, of Hanney, John de Gopsulle, William de Semmor, of Hanney, William de la More, and others (named).
[Berks.]A. 145. List of a jury, headed "Inquisicio de Henrico de Chokes." Fifteen of the names have the word "Jur'" against them. Damaged.
[Berks.]A. 146. Letters of attorney of William de Wykham, archdeacon of Lincoln, John de Estburi, and Thomas Temese, appointing Robert Northward to receive seisin of the manor of Wadelee and Wykyngesham, granted them by Sir Richard de Penbrugg. Wadelee, 3 February, 38 Edward III. Fragments of three seals.
[Berks.]A. 147. Release by Rosa, relict of John de Horsull, of New Windsor, deceased, to John, son of Simon Russel, of Datchet, of three acres of old inclosure at Barndestone by 'le Knappes,' in Old Windsor, according to a grant thereof made by the said John Horsull [sic] to the same Russel. Thursday, the morrow of the Conception, 18 Edward III.
[Berks.]A. 148. Release by John [de Estbury ? See Inq. p.m., 48 Edward III., No. 22] to Fulk . . . . . of a burgage in Spenhamland recovered by writ of right in Berkshire against David Lakefat. For this quitclaim Fulk has given him 20s. Witnesses:—Elias de Bagenore, Roger Walerond, Ralph Fitele, Roger de Loges, then steward, and others (named). Decayed.
[Berks.]A. 149. Grant by Sir John Brocas to the King of all his lands and tenements in Clewer, Bray, Dydeworth, and Windsor. Witnesses:—Simon bishop of Ely, John bishop of Worcester, William de Wykeham, archdeacon of Lincoln, John de Foxlee, John Syfrewast, and John atte Lee, knights. Windsor, 25 February, 38 Edward [III.]. Seal of arms broken.
[Berks.]A. 150. Release by Peter de Brumpton, clerk, to King Edward III., of all his lands and tenements in Windsor Park. London, 1 June, 50 Edward III. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 151. Grant by John Smyth, of New Windsor, to King Edward III. and his right heirs, of an acre of land in the field called 'Lydecroft,' below Windsor Castle. Witnesses:—John Cyfrewast, knight, and others (named). Windsor, 1 March, 42 Edward III. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 152. Grant by Isabel Hertle, of New Windsor, to the same, of an acre of land in the field called 'Lydecroft.' Same witnesses named as in A. 151. 1 March, 42 Edward III. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 153. Grant by William Trussel, knight, of Cublesdon, to Edward King of England and France, of his lands and tenements of "Fobye Johan Hiremere and Wicchemere," assarted from the soil of the forest of Windsor and his possessions in Old Windsor, New Windsor, Wynkefeld, and Ascot, which are parcel of the castle and manor of Windsor, and which Oliver de Burdeux held by grant from Edward, father of the present King; also of the lands which the said Oliver had in Eton by Windsor, and which William de Stratton, knight, holds for the term of Oliver's life, after whose death they ought to remain to Trussel, but such remainder he transfers to the King. This is in exchange for the manor of Eton Hastyngs, co. Berks, and the advowson of the church of the same manor, which the King has granted Trussel by his charter. Witnesses:—William bishop of Winchester, John bishop of Rochester, Richard, Earl of Arundel, and Roger de Mortimer, Earl of March, Geoffrey de Say, John de Gray, of Retherfeld, Richard la Vache, and John Brocas. New Windsor, 2 January, 1348[–9], 32 Edward III.
[Berks.]A. 154. Release by Roger Monfort, called 'Hunte,' of Reading, to Richard atte Stonyforde, of the lands and tenements formerly the property of John le Foughlere, in Wood Street, Reading. Witnesses:—Richard Budel, mayor of Reading, and others (named). Reading, Thursday next before St. George, 3 Richard II. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 155. Grant by Adam Caperon, of New Windsor, to the King, of an acre of land in the field called 'Lydecroft.' Same witnesses named as in A. 152. 1 March, 42 Edward III. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 156. Grant by William de la Wysande to Hugh le Dispenser (Dispensatori), son and heir of Sir Hugh le Dispenser, of a messuage and curtilage in St. Giles' parish, Reading, at a yearly rent of 18d. silver; the said Hugh having paid 5 marcs of silver for this grant. Witnesses:— Gilbert le Blunt, Nicholas de Didenham, William de la Gaston', and others (named).
[Berks.]A. 157. Release by John le Foughlere, son and heir of the late Gilbert le Foughle [sic], of Reading, to Richard atte Stonyford, of lands and tenements formerly belonging to John le Foughlere, his uncle, in Wood Street, Reading. Witnesses:—Richard Budel, mayor of Reading, and others (named). Reading, Wednesday next before St. George, 3 Richard II. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 158. Release by Walter Strode, of Reading, to Richard Stonyngforde, of Birefilde parish, of a tenement called 'Stonyngfordes place,' in Wood Street, Reading. Tuesday next before St. Laurence, 17 Richard II.
[Berks.]A. 159. Grant by John Foughlere, son and heir of the late Gilbert le Foughlere, to Roger Hunte, and Isabel his wife, of a tenement in Wood Street, Reading, which came to him at the death of John le Foughlere, his uncle, during the life of each of them, and for a year after their decease, at a yearly rent of 12s. Reading, Monday next after Michaelmas, 3 Richard II. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 160. Grant by John le Foughlere, son and heir of the late Gilbert le Foughlere, of Reading, to Richard atte Stonyford, of all the lands and tenements in Wood Street, Reading, which came to him on the death of John le Foughlere, his uncle. Witnesses:—Geoffrey Budel, mayor of Reading, and others (named). Reading, Tuesday next before St. George, 3 Richard II. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 161. Grant by John de Olney to King Edward III. "and his right heirs of England," of 5 acres in the field called 'Lydecroft,' below Windsor Castle. Witnesses:—John Cyfrewast, knight, and others (named). Windsor, 1 March, 42 Edward III. Seal of arms.
[Berks.]A. 162. Declaration by John Marner and John Sly, executors of the will of John Turnour, of Reading, that the latter by his will, dated Tuesday next before the feast of St. Laurence the Martyr, 1397, having left a certain messuage in London Road, Reading, to Margaret his wife, for her life, and directed that after her death it should be sold by consent of the mayor for the time being, and the proceeds given to the support of the work in the nave of St. Giles' Church, Reading; with the assent of William Skoryare, this year mayor of Reading, they have granted the said messuage to John Merham, of Reading, and Matilda his wife. Witnesses:—William Skoryare, this year mayor of Reading, John Barbour, and William Norhampton, bailiffs, and others (named). 8 April, 21 Richard II. Two seals.
[Berks.]A. 163. Release by Marion Barr', late wife of Adam Barr', of Old Windsor, to Richard atte Wodde, of the same place, of all the property in the parish of Old Windsor formerly belonging to her husband. Witnesses:— Thomas Gooldehoppe and Robert Ward, of Aylesbury, and others (named). Sunday next after the Annunciation, 21 Richard II.
[Berks.]A. 164. Letters Patent containing the grant to Isabel Queen of England, "our Consort," of the castles, boroughs, and honours of Walyngford and St. Valery (de Sancto Walerico), with their appurtenances, for her life; all dues that could or ought to be levied therein for the use of the King or his heirs to be levied for the Queen's use. Westminster, 22 April, 10 [Edward II.].
Endorsed: "De Castro et Manerio de Wallingford." Duplicate. Fragment of Great Seal.
[Berks.]A. 165. Letters Patent confirming the grant to Richard de Penebrugge, knight, by the abbot and convent of Stanley Abbey, Wilts, of their manor lately called 'Worda,' but now called the manors of Wadele and Wykyngesham, together with the knights' fees, advowsons of churches, and all other appurtenances, although the Abbey had those manors from the King's ancestors in frankalmoign. Westminster, 4 July, 37 Edward [III.] Great Seal, slightly damaged.
[Berks.]A. 166. Release by John Bryth', of Old Windsor, to John Warde, of the same, of an acre of land in Crokkerescroft, in the same town, of which he has made Warde a grant. Old Windsor, Tuesday, the feast of the Annunciation, 5 Henry IV.
[Berks.]A. 167. Grant to Richard de Pembrugg of two fairs yearly in his manors of Wadelee and Wykyngesham, on Ascension Day and Mary Magdalene's Day, respectively, under certain restrictions specified; and also licence to impark 200 acres in the manors aforesaid. Witnesses:— S[imon] bishop of Ely, Chancellor, J[ohn] bishop of Worcester, Treasurer, John, Duke of Lancaster, and Edmund, Earl of Cambridge, "our most dear sons," Richard, Earl of Arundel, William de Monte Acuto, Earl of Salisbury, Thomas de Veer, Earl of Oxford, Edward le Despenser, and John atte Lee, Steward of the Household. Westminster, 10 February, 38 Edward [III.]. Fragments of Great Seal in leather bag.
[Berks.]A. 168. Grant by William de Wikham, archdeacon of Lincoln, John de Estbury, and Thomas Temese, by royal licence, to Richard de Pembrugge, knight, of the manor [sic] of Wadelee and Wykingesham, which they had by grant of the same Richard; with remainder to Edward, King of England, and his heirs if Pembrugge die without heirs. Witnesses:— Almaric de St. Amand, Robert de Corbet, and Thomas de Besils, knights, Gilbert de Schotesbrok, John Clet, John de Eketon, and others (named). Wadelee, 18 February, 38 Edward III. Two seals of arms, and one with a device.
[Berks.]A. 169. Grant by Richard de Penbrugge, knight, by royal licence, to William de Wykham, archdeacon of Lincoln, John de Estburi, and Thomas de Temese, of his manor of Wadelee and Wykyngesham, which he had by grant of the abbot and convent of Stanlegh [co. Wilts]. Witnesses as in A. 168. Wadelee, 13 February, 38 Edward III. Seal of arms.
[Berks.]A. 170. Letters patent licensing John, abbot of Stanley, co. Wilts, and the convent of the same abbey, to enfeoff Richard de Penebrugge, knight, with their manor, lately called 'Worda,' but now known as the manors of Wadele and Wykyngesham, with its knights' fees, advowsons, and all other appurtenances, and giving permission to Penebrugge to hold the same. Westminster, 1 June, 37 Edward [III]. Portion of Great Seal.
Endorsed: "Irrotulatur in memorandis Scaccarii, videlicet, inter Recorda de termino Sancti Michaelis, anno xlviii° Regis Edwardi tertii, ex parte Rememoratoris Regis, in quodara proccssu tangente Ricardum de Penebrugge infrascriptum."
[Berks.]A. 171. Grant by John Pope, of Old Windsor, to Adam Barr', of half an acre of land bordering on the Thames in Old Windsor parish, formerly belonging to John Causere, in a meadow called 'Quenegrove.' Old Windsor, Thursday next after St. Barnabas the Apostle, 28 Edward III.
[Berks.]A. 172. Grant by Thomas de Tyle, of Old Windsor, to Adam Barr' and Marion his wife, of the same place, of a tenement and croft adjoining, and 7½ acres of land in 'la Northfeld,' 'le Walles,' 'le Hame,' and elsewhere in the fields of Old Windsor, as herein specified, at yearly rents of 2s. 6d. to himself, and 6d. to the prioress of Ankerwyk. The morrow of St. Julian the Bishop, 37 Edward III. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 173. Release by William Howeman, of Aylesbury, and Cristina his wife, to Richard atte Wodde, of Old Windsor, of all lands and tenements in Old Windsor parish, formerly belonging to Adam Barr', father of the said Cristina. Witnesses:—Thomas Goldehoppe and Robert Ward, of Aylesbury, and others (named). Old Windsor, 2 April, 21 Richard II. Two seals.
[Berks.]A. 174. Letters of attorney of Marion Barr, relict of Adam Barr, of Old Windsor, authorising Thomas Mulleward, of New Windsor, and John Ward, of Old Windsor, to give seisin to Richard atte Wodde, of Old Windsor, of all her lands and tenements [in Old Windsor, see A. 175], as in a grant of fee simple thereof made to the said Richard is more fully contained. Old Windsor, Sunday next before the Annunciation, 21 Richard II. Seal.
[Berks.]A. 175. Grant by the same to the same of all her lands and tenements in Old Windsor. Witnesses as in A. 174. Old Windsor, Sunday next before the Annunciation, 21 Richard II. Fragment of seal.
[Bucks.]A. 176. Grant by William de Kenebell to Warin de Monte Canesy of seven solidates of rent due to him annually from Ralph, son of John de Wendover, and John his father, for land in Massenden Magna (Missenden), and 25 denariates of rent issuing from a croft in Stokes parish; for which grant Warin has paid him 100s. fine. Witnesses:—Sir Milo Neirnuit, Sir William de Huptun, Alexander his son, Sir Jordan de Arches, Sir Andrew de Hengham, Sir Thomas de Fossa, Gilbert de Bracy, William Neirnuit, Sir Gilbert de Bolebec, and others (named). Portion of seal.
[Bucks.]A. 177. Certificate by William, son of Robert de Verdonn, of Schenley Maunsell, that he has restored the manor of Schenley Maunsell to his brother Robert, which he had for term of his life by grant from the said Robert, together with all his goods found therein. Witnesses:—John de Peyto, the younger, John Comyn, the elder, John de Middelmor, John Comyn, the younger, and John de Conyngesby. Thursday next after the Octaves of St. Hilary, 13 Edward III. Seal of arms.
[Bucks.]A. 178. Grant by Hugh Dispenser (Dispensator) to Robert de Fornham, for term of his life, of a water-mill in Querendon, called 'le Middelmulne,' with millpond and all appurtenances (reserving the right of free grinding therein for his own family), on condition of his keeping it in repair, and that after his death his heirs restore it, in as good condition as he received it, to Dispenser or his heirs. Witnesses:—Serle de Thorp, Gilbert Petimon, of Barewe, and others (named). Lutteburg (Lothbury), St. Vincent the Martyr's day, 8 Edward [I.]. Portion of seal.
[Bucks.]A. 179. Grant by John atto Ok, of Haversham, baker of Tykeford priory, to Alexander Wocche, porter of the same, of a messuage in Tykeford, paying 6d. yearly towards the lamp of St. Peter in the chancel of Newport Pagnell. Tykeford, Tuesday next after St. Alban the Martyr, 23 Edward III.
[Bucks.]A. 180. Release by Amabil, relict of Walter, son of Miles de Tykeford, to John, son of Alan de Haversam, of a small house in Tykeford. Witnesses:—Laurence Culpyn, and others (named). Tykeford, the sixth day from Christmas, 30 Edward [I.].
[Bucks.]A. 181. Grant by William de Wenrych, vicar of Aston Rohand [co. Oxford], to Robert de Wenrych, clerk, of a tenement in Tykeford, extending from the foot of Tykeford bridge to the garden of the vicar of Newport, which he had by grant of Walter de Crawele. Witnesses:— John de Crawele, John le Bareker, and others (named). Tykeford, Wednesday, the feast of St. Margaret, 8 Edward III. Portion of seal.
[Bucks.]A. 182. Grant by Roger, son of Roger Terri, of Newport Payne, to Walter, son of John Grikke, of the same place, for a fine'of a marc of silver, of a curtilage in Tykeford "ad pontum australem," abutting on the Castlemead. Witnesses:—Robert Terri, Henry Grikke, and others (named).
[Cornw.]A. 183. Grant by Ralph de Arundell to Oliver de Arundell, his son, of land in Bodvaluc, renderingTyearly a pair of gilt spurs or 6d., and the service due from himself to the lords of Kardynan. Witnesses:—Sirs Thomas le Arcedeakene and John de Treiagu, John de Beaupri, Stephen de Podiford, and others (named). [13th century.]
[Bucks.]A. 184. Grant by John Golaffre, of Certeden, by consent of Alice his wife, to John de Hinton, upon the latter's marriage with Matilda his daughter, of all his property in Saunderdon. Witnesses:—Sir William de Beauchamp and Sir William de Saunderton, knights, Henry Dayrel, Ralph Broun, and Hugh de Colverdon. Portion of seal.
[Bucks.]A. 185. Grant by Agnes, late wife of John Bartelot, of Tykeford, to John, son of Humfry, and Alice his wife, of the same place, of land in Tykeford, adjoining land belonging to the prior of Tykeford, abutting on Smethehull and in Stremmede and Watermede. Witnesses:—Roger Hodelyve, William Gully, Roger le Marchal,and others (named). Neuport Paynel, Friday, the feast of St. James, 20 Edw. II.
Bucks.A. 186. Grant by John Batayle and John Hunte, of Brykhull Parva, to Joan late wife, and Joan daughter of Thomas Stubbes, of all lands and tenements in Ravenston, which they formerly had by feoffment of the said Stubbes. Witnesses:—John Barkere, of Weston, and others (named). Rauneston (Ravenston), 6 March, 22 Richard II. Fragment of seal.
Bucks. Oxf.A. 187. Certificate by Alan Plokenet that whereas he had granted to Sir Hugh le Despenser, the elder, his manor of Pydintone in cos. Bucks and Oxon, he now grants him all chattels and other his moveables in the said manor, except the ornaments of the chapel. London, 14 June, 2 Edward II. Portion of seal.
[Bucks.]A. 188. Demise by Hugh le Despenser, the younger, to Isabel atten Oke, for her life, of all the lands and tenements in Merlawe Magna, which he had by demise from the same Isabel; granting her also yearly four quarters of wheat out of his manor of Merlawe, and two cartloads of wood: after her death her executors to have free administration of all her goods and chattels. Witnesses:—Robert de West Wicombe and others (named). Wednesday next before St. Peter in Cathedra, 14 Edward II. Seal.
[Bucks.]A. 189. Release by Isabel atten Oke, of Merlawe Magna, to Sir Hugh le Despenser, the younger, of all lands and tenements she held in Merlawe Magna, with all chattels therein. Witnesses as in A. 188. The feast of St. Valentine, 14 Edward II. Seal.
[Chesh.]A. 190. Release by Alice de Kenyan, late wife of William de Derisbury, to Hugh de Derisbury and his heirs, of all the portion coming to her as dower on the death of William her husband, of his land in Derisbury, for term of her life, paying her therefor 3s. yearly. Witnesses: —Sir Hugh de Dutton, Ralph de Derisbury, Adam de Hatton, Henry le Norrays, Henry de Kenyan, and others (named).
[Chesh.]A. 191. Demise by Thomas, son of Richard son of Michael de Medio Wico, to William Swan and Joan his wife, of a messuage in Middlewich, for twelve years from Christmas, 1339. Witnesses:— Richard de Bulkelegh, Richard del Shawe, Richard Haregreve, and others (named). Middlewich, the morrow of the Purification, 1339[–40]. Portion of seal.
[Chesh.]A. 192. Grant by Simon the Chaplain (Capellanus), of Middlewich, to John de Luchteburgh, and Felicia his wife, of all lands and tenements he held by grant from the said John in Middlewich, and "in territorio de Neuton." Witnesses:—Robert de Bulkylegh, John de Coton, Adam le Parker, Richard de Warihul, and Peter Calvilegh. Middlewich, Tuesday after St. Matthias the Apostle, 1324.
[Chesh.]A. 193. Release by Isabel de Derisburi, relict of Alan de Lascelis, to Henry le Norreys. and Margery his wife, of her third part of the whole vill of Derisburi, in Halytonsire; they giving in exchange to her and Henry de Bechinton and Alice his wife all their land in Pulton in Waley, Lisecare, and Secumbe. Witnesses:—Sir Geoffrey de Chedle and Sir Geoffrey de Werburton, knights, Adam de Hutton, and others (named). Seal.
[Chesh.]A. 194. Grant by Beatrice'de Deresburi to William her son, of the land William de Mara formerly held of her in Deresburi, and all her new assarted land, with incident privileges, at a yearly rent of 1 lb. of pepper during her life. Witnesses:—Sir Thomas de Dutton, Sir Geoffrey de Clifton, and others (named). Slightly damaged.
[Chesh.]A. 195. Letters patent containing grant to William Danyell, of Deresbury, whom the King has retained by him for his life, of 100s. yearly, to be paid out of the Exchequer at Chester during his life, or till the King direct otherwise. Sealed with the seal of the Exchequer at Chester. 10 October, 21 Richard II. No seal.
[Chesh.]A. 196. Grant by Hugh, son of Walter de Middlewich, to Roger his son, of all the moiety of the whole moiety (totam medietatem totius medietatis) of land called 'Stamfurlong' [? in Middlewich], which John Kiel (?) formerly held of him, with reversion to his younger brother Henry if he should die without heirs. Witnesses:—Sir W. de Venables, Ralph de Vernun, Richard de Soubache, knights, William de Sporeston, then sheriff of Cheshire, Alexander de Banvile, Roger de Faunscroft, Richard lord of Croxton, and others (named).
[Staff.]A. 197. Grant by Ralph, son of John Norman, of Chester, to Robert, son of Henry le Mercer and Felicia his wife, of a "placea" of land in Newcastle, with remainder to the nearest heirs "ex parte patris et matris dicte Felicie genitis," paying 4s. yearly at Chester at Robert's expense, who has given five marcs of silver for this grant. Witnesses:—Ralph de Thiknesse, then mayor of Newcastle, Thomas Forestar, Ralph Baker, then bailiffs, Adam son of Juliana, William de Stobleye, and others (named).
Chesh.A. 198. Grant by Alesia, who was wife of Thomas late Earl of Lancaster, and daughter and heir of Henry de Lascy, late Earl of Lincoln, to her kinsman Hugh le Despenser, the younger, of the remainder of the manors of Congelton, Wyteleye, Ronkore, and of the constabulary of Chester, with all advowsons, and other their appurtenances in co. Chester (which Joan, who was wife of the aforesaid Henry, holds in dower, of Alesia's inheritance, to revert to her on Joan's decease) from and after the death of the said Joan. Witnesses:—John de Britannia, Earl of Richmond, Aymer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke, Edmund, Earl of Arundel, Ralph Basset, of Drayton, William de Beauchamp, John de Barton, of Fryton, and Roger Beler. Barlingges, 27 July, 16 Edward II. Seal of arms.
Chesh.A. 199. Demise by Sir Laurence de Saunford to Sir James de Aldateles, for his life, of all land he held at Wymabank, Newhall, and Hesinglinton, for 20l. yearly, to be paid at Burncester at Sir James' cost, the first term to begin at Easter, 41 Henry III.; and for this demise Sir James has paid 25l. Witnesses:—Sirs Philip Basset, William Lungspere, Henry de Baton, Henry de Mar, Hugh Dispenser, William de Insula, William de Gorham, and others (named). 41 Hen. III.
Endorsed: Inter Laur' de Samford et Jacob' de Audel'. Seal of arms.
Chesh.A. 200. Grant by Hugh de Wyvinton, and Matilda his wife, to the abbot and convent of Darenhale of a half saltpit in Nortwych that Agnes, daughter of Richard son of Stephen, gave him on his marriage with the said Matilda, and of which the abbot of Darenhale recovered the other half from Randulf Suethebrond. Witnesses:—Sir Gossellin de Badelesmere, then Justice of Chester, Rond' de Oldeton, then sheriff of Cheshire, Hugh de Dutton, William de Venables, Thomas de Lostoke, John de Wetenhale, Robert de Wyvinton, and others (named). [15 Edw. III.]