Deeds
C.7001 - C.7100

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H. C. Maxwell Lyte (editor)

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1915

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416-431

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'Deeds: C.7001 - C.7100', A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds: Volume 6 (1915), pp. 416-431. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=64500 Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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C.7001 - C.7100

[Staff.]C. 7001. Indenture, dated 24 June, 4 Edward VI, being a demise by Ralph Egerton, esquire, to William Egerton, of Betteley, Jane, his wife, and Ralph, his son and heir apparent, of a pasture called 'Elmere Ridding' with a parcel of meadow adjoining, for their lives and the life of the longest liver; rent, after the death of Dame Eleanor, late the wife of Sir William Brereton, knight, 10s. Signed: William Egerton. English. Seal, damaged. Endorsed: William Egerton. Lease for thre lyves.
Staff.C. 7002. Quitclaim by John Sydwaye, one of the executors of the will of Thomas Bowyer, of Stonelowe, gentleman, to Edward Egerton, of Wrynehill, esquire, of all debts due to him under the will. Signed: Jo. Sydwaye. English. Seal, damaged. Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Staff. Salop. Chester.C. 7003. Indenture, being a grant by John Egerton, esquire, to Master Richard Delves and Master Robert Fouleshurst, clerks, John Aston, knight, Thomas Harcourt, William Chetwyn, John Cotes, and William Hill, the younger, of his manors of Wrymhill, Chedilton, Haselwall, and Caldey, and all his lands, &c. in the counties of Stafford, Salop and Chester (except the jointure of Eleanor, his wife, and a burgage in Newcastle-under-Lyme, late of Henry Tuppe) for the purposes expressed in a schedule annexed. 1 May, 23 Henry VII. Endorsed with names of witnesses.
Schedule (in English) directing the feoffees, after his death, to apply the profits of the manor of Chedilton and lands there and in Haselwall and Caldey to the yearly value of 40l. for the marriage of his daughters, and for the payment to Anne, his daughter, of 10 marks yearly during her life, and to Eleanor and Isabel, his daughters 10l. each yearly till they have each received 300l., and to his daughter Elizabeth 10 marks yearly till she has received 200 marks (unless he provides otherwise for them), to William, his bastard son, 40s. yearly. And if he shall have any children by Eleanor, his wife, other than his heir, the sums appointed to his daughters to be divided among them and the other children, unless any of them be of evil disposition or marry contrary to his will or to the will of his feoffees after his death, in which case they shall receive only such sum as the feoffees think proper; the residue of the profits to be applied to the payment of his debts and performance of the terms of his will, and subject thereto to the use of the heirs male of his body, with successive remainders in tail male to Randal and Robert his brothers; his other lands to his own use and the use of the heirs male of his body, with like remainders. Seal, damaged.
Staff.C. 7004. Indenture, dated 24 June, 4 Edward VI, witnessing that Ralph Egerton, of Wrynehill, esquire, has leased to William Egerton, of Betteley, Jane, his wife, and Ralph, his son and heir, for their lives, a pasture called 'Chedulton Park,' within the lordship of Chedulton; rent, 51s. 8d. after the death of Dame Isabel Draycote, wife of Edward Lytilton, esquire. English. Signed: William Egerton. Seal, damaged.
Lanc. Chester.C. 7005. Bond by Thomas Holcrofte, of Great Wolden, esquire, for the payment of 500l. to John Egerton, of Egerton, esquire. 28 April, 35 Elizabeth. Signatures of Thomas Holcroft and witnesses. Seal. Endorsed (in English) with condition for saving the said John harmless in respect of a bond for 400l. in which he and the said Thomas are bound to Sir Richard Molinex, of Sephton, knight, for the payment of 200l.
Staff.C. 7006. Indenture, dated 20 July, 19 Elizabeth, witnessing that Sir Ralph Egerton, of the Wrynehill, knight, Dame Anne, his wife, and Edward, his son and heir apparent, have demised to William Mounforde, husbandman, for 13l. 6s. 4d. beforehand, a messuage in Rownall within the lordship of Chedulton for twenty-one years from Lady-Day, 1588; rent, 10s., a capon and a hen; a heriot of the best beast at the death of each tenant; the tenants to repair the buildings and fences, receiving great timber, hedgebote, and 'tynsell.'
Surrey.C. 7007. Copy from the episcopal registers of [Winchester] of the will of Richard Beden, esquire; bequests to the churches of Godalmyn and Peper Harow, 1572. Certificate in Latin, will in English; mutilated and partly illegible. Fragments of seal.
Middx.C. 7008. Indenture, dated 14 December, 19 Henry VII, wit- nessing that John Meautys, of Kensyngton, gentleman, has sold for 210l. to William Heron, of Alford, co. Lincoln, receiver of the Duchy of Lancaster for the county, and John, his son, all his lands within the parish of Haryngay. English. Seal.
[Devon.]C. 7009. Quitclaim by Margaret Holme, late the wife of John Holme, labourer, to John Beaupell, of Fremyngton, of her right in one-third of a tenement in Braddon within the parish of Bokelond Bruer. 21 October, 11 Henry VIII. Seal.
[Wilts.]C. 7010. Letters of Thomas Bonham, William Gore, Robert Saleman and . . . ., appointing Richard Shayl their attorney to [deliver] seisin of the manor of Knyghton, and knights' fees, &c. there, which they had by the gift of John Lovell, knight, Robert Lovell, esquire, and Ralph Lovell, clerk, to Thomas . . ., for life, with remainder to William Darell and Elizabeth, his wife. 1 November, 14 Henry IV. Fragment of seal.
Chester.C. 7011. Indenture whereby John Mynshull, of Mynshull, esquire demises to Dormicius Ulster 1a. land in Bebyngton Wood; rent, 4s. 28 October, 1560. Signed: John Mynshull. Seal. Endorsed with signatures of witnesses and with a note of due delivery.
[Chester.]C. 7012. Quitclaim by John and Darby, younger sons of Derby Ulster, deceased, to Peter Ulster, their elder brother, of their right in the houses, lands, goods, &c, late of their father. 3 February, 35 Elizabeth. Signed: John Ulster, Darbie Ulster. Seals, marked J.V., D.V. Endorsed with names of witnesses.
Chester.C. 7013. Bond by Peter son of Darby Ulster, late of Over Beb- bington, to John Egerton, of Olton, esquire, for the payment of 200l. 1 October, 36 Elizabeth. Signed: Peter Ulster. Signatures of wit- nesses. Seal, marked T.S. Endorsed (in English) with condition for assurance to the said John of a messuage and land in Bebington Wood, in Over Bebington, sold to him by the said Peter.
Chester.C. 7014. Chirograph, indented, being a final concord, dated 35 Elizabeth, whereby John Egerton, esquire, bought for 100l. from Peter Owlster, John Glover and Anne, his wife, and John Bowker, 7 messuages, 2 dovecotes, 7 gardens, 100a. land, 30a. meadow, 100a. pasture and 10a. wood in Bebington, Over Bebington, Kelsall, Budworthe in le Frith, and Rushton.
Chester.C. 7015. Bond by Peter son of Darby Ulster, to John Egerton, of Olton, esquire, for the payment of 100l. 1 October, 36 Elizabeth. Signatures and seal as in C. 7013. Endorsed (in English) with con- dition for the quiet possession by the said John Egerton, during the lives of the said Peter Ulster and John Ulster, his brother, and the longer liver of them, of a close in Over Bebington called 'the Breinde Hay.'
Chester.C. 7016. Indenture, dated 10 August, 29 Elizabeth, between Derby Ulster, of Bebington, physician, of the one part, and John Aston, of Lincoln's Inn, and Henry Bunburye, of Stanney, gentlemen, of the other part, witnessing that the said Derby, in consideration of a marriage to be had between Peter, his son, and Winifred, one of the daughters of John Aston, of Aston, esquire, deceased, grants 1a. land and a messuage thereon in the parish of Bebington, after his death, to the said Peter and his heirs male by the said Winifred or any other wife; remainder to Peter's heirs female by the said Winifred; re- mainder to the said Derby Ulster's right heirs. Signed: Jo. Aston, Henry Bunbury. Two seals. Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Middx.C. 7017. Conveyance by Richard Heigham, serjeant-at-law, Richard Cornyssh, gentleman, and Master Thomas Horne, clerk, to John Meautis, gentleman, and others (as in C. 6992) of a croft called 'Crouchend Croft,' which they, with others, had by the gift of Henry Quarles. 20 March, 12 Henry VII. Two seals and a fragment of a third.
Herts.C. 7018. Indenture, being a confirmation by Henry Conyngsbye, esquire, to John Robbardes, yeoman, of land called 'Jordans,' held at a yearly rent of 2s. 6d., a messuage called 'le Bell,' near Mymwoode, held at a yearly rent of 18d., meadow called 'Ingoldsmeade' held at a yearly rent of 2s., lands called 'Bucklersburye,' held at a yearly rent of 8s., and lands called 'Fabes,' held at a yearly rent of 6s., all owing suit of court at his manor of Northmyms. 20 April, 27 Elizabeth. Signatures of witnesses.
Chester.C. 7019. Indenture, dated Lady Day, 8 Henry VII, between Richard Harper, citizen of Chester, of the one part, and Sir Robert his son, priest, John Dichefeld and Henry Sherman, of the other part, witnessing that the said Richard has granted to the said Sir Robert, John, and Henry a messuage with an orchard in Forgatestrete, Chester, to be conveyed to Margaret, his daughter, on her marriage and to the heirs of her body; remainder to the said Richard. English.
[Dorset.]C. 7020. Extract from the roll of the court of the manor of Helton, containing the verdict of a jury in a dispute between Hugh, abbot of Ab[bottis]burie, and Herbert, rector of Helton, to the effect that the rector may put sheep, oxen, &c. on the pasture of the manor without the abbot's leave, and that he has housebote, heybote, and faldbote in the abbot's wood, 20a. land in the north and south fields of Helton, half an acre of meadow, pasture for 6 oxen and two cart-horses with the abbot's, and for 200 sheep and 100 hoggets, wood for his hearth, and housebote, heybote, and faldbote. [Part of the above is printed from a Salisbury register (where it is said to refer to Herbert de Bedewynd) in Hutchins's History of Dorset under Hilton.]
Staff.C. 7021. Indenture, dated 16 February, 44 Elizabeth, witnessing that Edward Egerton, of Wrynehyll, esquire, has demised to John Wyddowes, of Bowre End in the parish of Mudeley, yeoman, his messuage in Betteley, for seven years; rent, 20s. Signed: Ed. Egerton. Seal. Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Letters of the said Edward, of even date, appointing Richard Brock, of Bunbery, co. Chester, yeoman, his attorney to make delivery. Signed: Ed. Egerton. Seal. Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Staff.C. 7022. Indenture, dated 16 February, 44 Elizabeth, witnessing that the above Edward has demised to the above John his messuage or mansion house in Betteley called 'Bridg End,' and land called 'Jeffernes Feild,' and other land in the parish of Awdeley, for seven years; rent, 40s. Signed: Ed. Egerton. Seal. Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Letters of the said Edward, of even date, appointing the above Richard Brock his attorney to make delivery. Signed: Ed. Egerton. Seal. Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Kent.C. 7023. Will, dated 18 July, 5 Edward VI, of William Gold- smythe, of Sutton Valance: 10s. to be bestowed, on the day of his burial, on the minister, clerk, and people, and 10s. at the 'monthes- daye'; to his sons Thomas, Ralph and Creature 6l. and to his daughters Isabel, Mary and Eleanor 4l. each at the age of eighteen years, the sons to divide the share of a son and the daughters of a daughter dying earlier; other personal legacies; Joan, his wife to be executrix, and John, his son, 'overseer' of his will; his tenement in the parish of Sutton Valance to the said Joan, for life with remainder in tail to Creature (who is to pay 26s. 8d. to Thomas and 40s. to Ralph), remainder in tail to Ralph (who is to pay 26s. 8d. to Thomas), remainder in tail to Thomas (who is to pay 40s. to John), and ultimate remainder in fee to John (who is to pay 40s. to his sisters then living). English. Writ of probate, dated 18 August, 5 Edward VI. Endorsed (in English) with receipts for payments under the will.
Bucks.C. 7024. Quitclaim by Margaret Jenkynson alias Alen, widow, to Henry Myller, of Buk[ingham] draper, of her right in a messuage in Buk[ingham] called 'le Cok' with a garden and close adjacent, and in a croft called 'the Temple Lond' and a lane called 'le Waterlane.' 28 May, 16 Henry VIII. Signed: By me Ric. Langston.
Staff.C. 7025. Indenture, dated 18 July, 1586, witnessing that Sir Ralph Eggerton, of Wrynehill, knight, and Dame Anne, his wife, have demised to Robert Benteley, husbandman, for a fine of 20l. 10s. their messuage in Robert's occupation in Rownall, in the parish and lordship of Chedulton, with houses, land, and common thereto belonging, for sixteen years from Lady Day, 1592; rent, 18s. 4d. and two capons; a heriot of the best beast at each tenant's death; suit at the court and mill of Chedulton, and service with Sir Ralph at the Queen's wars; the tenant to pay in proportion to his rent to find men for the Queen's service and to repair all buildings and fences, receiving only great timber, 'trowse, and tynsell.' English. Seal. Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Cambridge.C. 7026. Indenture, dated 16 February, 7 Henry VIII, witnessing that Nicholas Thyrlowe, yeoman, has sold to John Hawke, of Newton, yeoman, and the heirs of his body, to be delivered at his death, all his lands, &c. which late were Bassett's, in Thryplowe, for 140l., of which 20l. is to be paid to him at once, 40l. to Thomas Pepes and Clement, his wife, his daughter, at his death, and 40l. to Thomas Draper and Margaret, his wife, another daughter, at his death, and the remaining 40l. is to be retained by John to the use of himself and Isabel, his wife, another of his daughters. English. Fragment of seal.
Staff.C. 7027. Indenture, dated 21 June, 3 Elizabeth, whereby Sir Ralph Eggerton, of the Wrymehyll, knight, and Dame Anne, his wife, demised to Richard son of Roger Sherrad, for 4l. beforehand, a messuage called the 'Olde Fyld,' and land called the 'Pleyk' in Chedulton, for twenty-one years from Lady Day, 1579; rent, 14s. 4d., the tenant to do all repairs, but to receive great timber, to serve Sir Ralph in the Queen's wars, and to pay his best beast as a heriot. English. Seal.
Heref.C. 7028. Conveyance by Hugh Ragon, clerk, Thomas Breynton, Henry Harper, Roger Gybbes, and John Breynton to Elizabeth, late the wife of William Mey, citizen of Hereford, of two tenements in Hereford, between Seynt Thomastrete and Oldescolestrete, and between a tenement of the chantry of the Holy Trinity in the church of St. Owen, two tenements in Bysshopestrete, in the suburbs of Hereford, and land in Wydmershe Portfeld and Tyddenorys Hyrons, which they had by the gift of the said William. Hereford, 4 March, 6 Henry VII. Two seals.
[Suffolk.]C. 7029. Conveyance by Thomas Fuller alias Garbysham, of Disse [co. Norf.], to William Hanworth, of Yaxlee, and John Ede alias Bek, of Dysse, of all his lands, &c. in Yaxlee, Thrandeston, Palgrave, Melles, Thornham Parva and elsewhere within the hundred of Hertysmere, which he, with others, had by the gift of Thomas Carman, vicar of Yaxlee. 7 September, 18 Henry VII. Signatures of witnesses.
Chester.C. 7030. Indenture, dated 28 October, 28 Elizabeth, witnessing that Sir Ralph Eggerton, of Wrynehill, knight, and George, his second son, have demised to Richard Sherrard or Sherratt, servant to Sir Ralph, for 7l. 10s. to be paid before Lady Day next, their messuage &c. in the occupation of William Shermon, within the manor of Newbold Astberye, for twenty-one years from Sir Ralph's death; rent, 20s. and two capons and the best beast as a heriot; the tenant to keep the buildings in repair (for which he is to have great timber) and to serve with Sir Ralph's heirs in the Queen's wars and contribute to the furnishing of men. English. Fragment of seal. Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Suffolk.C. 7031. Bond by John Grengresse, Thomas Bradstrete and others for the payment of 100l. to Thomas Havell and Edmund Boode and Anne, his wife, executors of the will of John Goode of Cretinge St. Mary. 25 May, 3 Elizabeth. Endorsed (in English) with con- dition for the payment by John Bradstrete and Alice, his wife, daughter of the said Goode, of his debts, saving harmless the executors and Anne wife of the said Edmund, the other daughter of the said Goode, from all claims on his estate.
Staff.C. 7032. Indenture, dated 1 February, 5 Edward VI, witnessing that Ralph Egerton, of the Wrymhill, esquire, has sold to George Wood, gentleman, for 14l. 3s. 4d., his messuage, &c. in Balterley, in the occupation of the said George Wood. English. Signed: George Wode. Seal of arms.
Warw.C. 7033. Indenture, whereby John Blicke, husbandman, in con- sideration of a marriage to be had between Clement, his son, and Joan, the daughter of John Knight, the elder, of Tadnham, co. Glou- cester, husbandman, grants to Solomon Craikar, of Swakliffe, co. Oxford, clerk, and John Knight, the younger, of Tadnham, husbandman, his messuage, &c. in Bewsall within the lordships of Honiley and Bewsall, which he bought from Henry Ferrers, of Bad- disley Clinton, esquire, to the use of the said Clement and Joan, for their life and the life of the longer liver; remainder to the heirs of their bodies; but if Clement die during the minority of the heirs, to the use of Joan till they attain the age of twenty-one years, and then one moiety to her use and the other moiety to their use; remainder to his own right heirs. 4 November, 31 Elizabeth. English. Endorsed with names of witnesses.
[Staff.]C. 7034. Indenture, dated 5 September, 28 Elizabeth, witnessing that Sir Ralph Eggerton, of Whrinehill, knight, and Dame Anne, his wife, have demised to William Fawkner, of Harracles, husbandman, for a fine of 40s., land called the 'Mylne Poole,' with a cottage thereon and common rights in Wettelye Moor, in the tenure of John Fawkner, William's father, for twenty-one years from Lady Day, 1591; rent, 6s. and a capon; the best beast or other best good as a heriot on the death of a tenant; suit at the court and mill of Chedulton; service with Sir Ralph in the queen's wars and a con- tribution towards furnishing men; the tenant to do all repairs, but to receive great timber and 'trowse and tynsell' for fencing. English.
Suffolk.C. 7035. Indenture, dated 2 August, 35 Henry VIII, witnessing that Robert Wrenne, of Thweyght, husbandman, has sold to Thomas Sherman, the elder, for 20l. all his copyhold lands in Yaxlee and Thrandeston, formerly of John and Robert Wrenne or Thomas Wrenne, his father, and all his other lands there (except those formerly of John Hanworth and afterwards of John Felgate) free of all encumbrances and of all rents except those due to the chief lord of the fee. English. Seal, damaged. Witnesses (endorsed): William Eglyn, vicar of Yaxley, and others (named).
Cornw.C. 7036. Indenture, being a grant by William Frye, of Polruan, merchant, to John Pope, the elder, Maryn, his wife, John Clemens, her son, and to the first child of the said John Pope and Maryn, for their lives in survivorship, of all his part in all the messuages and lands in Playton and Sutton, and also his cottage in Playton, with a close called 'the Furs Parke,' within the parish of Tallande, all formerly of John Braye; rent, 6s. 8d. and the best beast as a heriot. 1 March, 3 Edward VI. English. Endorsed with signatures of witnesses, &c.
[Bedford.]C. 7037. Chirograph, indented, whereby Henry Mauntell, John and Laurence Baldok, and Thomas Kerver conveyed to John Castell, Laurence Pycot, Richard Preston, and John Knyght all their lands late of William de Wilyen and Agnes, his wife, in Dunstaple, Cadyngdon, and Kennesworth, and a parcel of the east end of their tenement, formerly of Thomas Wilyen, styled 'le Skynner,' called 'le Neuchamber,' reserving a free passage through the gate of the principal tenement in Dunstaple to draw water from a spring, and excepting a certain curtilage during the lives of Thomas Wilyen and Joan, his wife; the grantees to pay 20 marks at All Hallows next, and 60 marks by half-yearly instalments of 5 marks, keeping every thing in repair and not alienating anything till all payments are made. 20 August, 8 Henry VI. Four seals, one damaged.
Chester.C. 7038. Indenture, dated 4 June, 7 Elizabeth, witnessing that Sir Ralph Egerton, of the Wrynehill, knight, has demised to Randal Walley, of Warmyncham, husbandman, a messuage, &c. in Newbolde, for twenty-one years from the death of Dame Eleanor, late the wife of Sir William Brereton, knight; rent, 12s. and the same 'duties, heriottes, capons and customes,' as Sir Ralph's other tenants of the like tenure and rent; the tenant to do all repairs, for which he is to have timber grown on the premises. English.
Cambridge. Essex.C. 7039. Indenture, dated 24 October, 12 Edward IV, between Henry Bourgcher, earl of Essex, and Thomas Ormond, esquire, wit- nessing that it is agreed that the said Thomas shall enter on the possession of the manors of Swavessey, co. Cambridge, and New- halle, co. Essex, and a third part of the manors of Wolfehamston, Gyng Margerite, Hyrowthyng, Ovessam Hall, and Langton Hall, forfeited on the attainder of Thomas Ormond, knight, and granted to the said earl and Isabel, his wife (which attainder is held not to extend to the said Thomas Ormond, esquire), that all personal actions against the said earl, Walter Wircell, esquire, John Barnewell of London, fishmonger, John Ormesby, John Gange, William Fayrer, or any other of the earl's officers or tenants, shall be released and that the said Barnewell shall be allowed to occupy the manor of Newhall till Michaelmas next. English.
Cambridge. Essex. Suffolk.C. 7040. Acknowledgment by Edward de Veere, earl of Oxford, &c., of the receipt from Richard Peacocke and Rowland Martyn, leather-sellers, and Thomas Skynner, clothworker, citizens of London, of 13,400l. for the purchase of the manors of Camps, Fowlemere, Overhall and Netherhall, and the park of Lavenham. 30 November, 26 Elizabeth. English. Signatures of the said earl and of Edward Stanhope, master in Chancery, and seal of arms. Endorsed with note of enrolment on the Close Roll.
Norfolk.C. 7041. Indenture, dated 14 August, 10 Elizabeth, witnessing that John Alleyn of Erleham, gentleman, has demised to John Brereton, of Norwich, grocer, all his right of fishing in Heylesden stream, belonging to his manor of Erleham, between St. Laurence Acre and Heylesden bridge, for twenty-one years; rent, 8d. English. Paper. Signed: John Allen.
Herts.C. 7042. Bond by Francis Raye, labourer, for the payment of 200l. to Thomas Gayton, of the New Inn, gentleman. 6 June, 35 Elizabeth. Mark, signatures of witnesses, and seal, damaged. Endorsed (in English) with condition for the confirmation by the said Francis of all acts done by the said Thomas as his attorney in a suit against Richard Raye, his younger brother, and for the recovery of a messuage and 3a. copyhold land at Crowchefeilde, in the parish of Hemelhamsted, to which he is entitled as next heir of Christopher Raye, his father, and, if such recovery be made, for the surrender of the messuage and land by him and Ellen, his wife, and the admission of the said Thomas as the queen's copyhold tenant.
Staff.C. 7043. Indenture, dated 15 March, 26 Elizabeth, witnessing that Sir Ralph Eggerton, of the Wrynhill, and Dame Anne, his wife, have demised to Thomas Chauner, of Chedulton, weaver, a cottage and two gardens with liberty to dig turf on the common called Whetley Moor, and 'sustaine and keepe his goodes and cattels' as other tenants of the lordship of Chedulton do, for twenty-one years; rent, 3s. 4d.; the best beast as heriot on the death of a tenant; the tenant to do all repairs, but to have great timber and 'trouse and stackwood' for fencing. English. Endorsed with names of witnesses.
Beds.C. 7044. Bond by Richard Bonar, of Westnyng, miller, to Thomas Nycoll, for the payment of 20l. 20 September, 1 Mary. Endorsed (in English) with condition for the observance of the covenants com- prised in a pair of indentures of even date.
Kent.C. 7045. Sale by Ralph Goldsmythe, of Petham, weaver, to Thomas Goldsmyth, of Boughton Monchelsey, tailor, his brother, for 11l. 6s. 8d., of his reversion to a messuage and 2½a. land in the parish of Sutton Valance on the death of Joan Iden, his mother, late the wife of John Iden, of Boughton Monchelsey, and previously the wife of William Goldsmyth, his father. 30 April, 13 Elizabeth. Signed: by me Raff. Gowlld smyth. Fragment of seal. Endorsed with names of witnesses.
Kent.C. 7046. Chirograph, indented, witnessing that Robert Hawkyns, citizen and haberdasher of London, has demised to William Burwell, citizen and skinner of London, for 30l. his messuage and 120a. land in Codeham, late of John Oberd and Joan, his wife. 29 January, 3 Henry VIII. English. Seal, damaged.
Suffolk.C. 7047. Quitclaim by John Awty, of Ipswich, innholder, and Margaret, his wife, daughter and heir of John Awoode, to Laurence Woode, of Kenton, the elder, for 40s., of their right in 3a. land in a close called 'Little Belwell' in the parish of Debenham. 16 March, 15 Henry VIII. Signed: by me John Awty. Two seals. Endorsed: John Lawton.
[Suffolk.]C. 7048. Copy of the roll of the court of the manor of Sakvyles in Debenham, held on Monday after St. Augustine, 1 Henry VII, whereat Adam Wode surrendered a close called 'Belwelle,' formerly in the occupation of Robert Toke, abutting on land of the manor of Aspale and on a lane leading to Kenton and Bedyngfelde, to the use of John Wode, his son and heir, who was admitted a tenant by the rod at a yearly rent of 23s. 4d., with fine, fealty, and suit of court.
[Suffolk.]C. 7049. Copy of the roll of the court of the manor of Sakevyles in Debenham, held on Monday before Pentecost, 6 Henry VII; surrender by John Wode of the above close to Laurence Wode, who was admitted a tenant by the rod.
[Suffolk.]C. 7050. Copy of the roll of the court of the manor of Debenham Sakvyles, held on Tuesday after Corpus Christi, 14 Henry VII; presentment that whereas at the last court it was found that Richard Lathered had sold a piece of villein land to John Garveys, esquire, who had sold it to Richard Sewale, who had sold to Laurence Woode 2a. land called 'le Half Acre,' the said Richard and Richard have since surrendered the land, by the hands of Nicholas Hervy, bailiff of the manor, in the presence of Robert Roundeketyll, a villein tenant, to the use of Laurence, who is admitted as tenant by the rod.
[Suffolk.]C. 7051. Copy of the roll of the court of the manor of Bludhall in Debenham, held on Wednesday, 10 July, 30 Elizabeth; surrender by William Lawton, esquire, and Mary, his wife, of 6a. villein land called 'Rookes' to the use of themselves and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to Mary's right heirs; George Brooke, esquire, to have the right of purchasing the premises for 30l. within a year of the succession of the right heirs, if no part thereof has been alienated before Mary's death. Paper. Endorsed: This coppie was shewed unto Mr. Rivett, one of the depotes at his examination before us: Thomas Goodwyn, R. Wareyn, William Playne, Tho. Smyth.
[Suffolk.]C. 7052. Copy of the roll of the court of the manor of Blodehall Debenham, held on Thursday after Michaelmas, 18 Henry VIII; admission of Laurence Woode as tenant by the rod of a 6a. close called 'Rokes.'
[Suffolk.]C. 7053. Copy of the roll of the court of the manor of Blodhall in Debynham, held on Monday after Martinmas, 14 Henry VII; surrender by Richard Lathered of a 6a. tenement called 'Rokes,' abutting on the close called 'Bellewelle,' to the use of Laurence Wode, who was admitted tenant by the rod at a rent of 6s. 4d. and suit of court.
[Suffolk.]C. 7054. Copy of the roll of the court of the manor of Blode Hall in Debenham, held on Thursday after St. Peter's Chains, 34 Henry VIII; surrender of the above tenement by Laurence Wood and regrant to him and George Woode, his kinsman, to the use of Laurence, for life, and after his death to George as tenants by the rod. Endorsed: John Lawton.
[Suffolk.]C. 7055. Grant by Richard Yaxley and William Reydon to John Harvy, of Stonhamantegan, the elder, John Wryght, of Wurtham, and Nicholas Harvy, of Debenham, of closes called 'Kegillis' and 'Dereboughtes,' a piece of land in a close called 'Dobbys Feld,' near the road from Soham to Bedyngfeld called 'le Brodwey,' and all then- other lands, &c. in Kenton and Monk Soham which they had jointly with others by the demise of Thomas Brews, John Tymperley, esquire, Roger Stanard, of Ipswich, Laurence Fidion, William Woode and Roger Hubberthorn, chaplain. 12 March, 7 Henry VII. Two seals.
[Suffolk.]C. 7056. Extracts from the roll of the court of the manor of Aspall with Herberth, held on Thursday before Michaelmas, 5 Elizabeth:
(1) Common essoins.
(2) Jurors of inquest.
(3) Fines for non-warranty of essoins.
(4) Escheat of a close called 'Brookes Close,' between land of the manor of Sackevyles and land called 'Notleys Close,' and abutting on the highway from Kenton to Debenham, by the death of Laurence Awood, bastard, without heirs.
(5) Death of George Harrison, estate unknown. Paper.
[Suffolk.]C. 7057. Copy of the roll of the court of the manor of Sackvills, 28 August, 30 Elizabeth, John Barker, esquire, and Edward Goodinge, gentleman, being bailiffs of Ipswich; at the last court, William Lawton, esquire, and Mary his wife, surrendered 16a. land called 'Great Bellwell,' with a pightle, and a pightle called 'le Half Acre,' con- taining by estimation two acres, all in Debenham, to the use of themselves and the heirs of their bodies, with remainder to the heirs of the body of the said Mary, and further remainder to her right heirs, provided that if the premises and 13a. land called 'Brookes' and other land of the said Mary in the field called 'Little Bellwell,' in Debenham, have not been alienated before the death of the said Mary without lawful issue, and if the said right heirs within two years of the deaths of the said William and Mary shall not on reasonable request convey the premises to George Brooke, of Aspall, esquire (provided that the said right heirs shall not thereby be compelled to leave the county where they shall then happen to dwell and that the said George shall pay them 60l.) or if the said George shall pay them 40l. within the said two years, then the premises shall be to his use in fee simple; and at this court the said William and Mary pray to be admitted tenants in form aforesaid and are so admitted. Certified a correct copy by John Hawys, steward. Paper. Endorsed as on C. 7051.
[Staff.]C. 7058. Copy of an indenture, dated 13 July, 33 Elizabeth, wit- nessing that Sir Ralph Egerton, of Kings Bromley, knight, and Dame Alice, his wife, for 20l., have demised to William Mounforde, hus- bandman, a messuage called 'Chedulton Hale,' late in the occupation of Thomas Mounforde, father of the said William, deceased, for twenty- one years from the end of the lease now held by the wife of the said Thomas and William, his son, if the lessors or either of them so long shall live; rent, 22s. and two capons, the tenant to do repairs (for which he shall have timber), to wait upon Sir Ralph in the queen's wars, to pay the best beast or 'quicke good' at his death as a heriot, and to observe all the customs of the lordship. Paper. English. Endorsed: Trew coppy of William Mounfordes lease of the haulehowse in Chedulton which orygynall lease affor (after ?) he had surrendered because he stoud uppon other tearmes with me more then other of my tennantes dyd I gave hym hys leace agayne and doe mynd after the decease of Mrs. Browne that he shalbe no longar my tennant for then hys leace expyrethe.
C. 7059. Copy or draft of an indenture, dated 11 November, 18 Edward IV, between Sir Thomas Howard, knight, and Elizabeth, his wife, late the wife of Sir Humphrey Bourgchere, knight, of the one part, and Sir William Sandys, knight, of the other part, witnessing that it is agreed that John, Sir William's son and heir apparent, shall marry Margaret, one of the daughters of Sir Humphrey and Elizabeth, and that Sir William shall convey lands of the yearly value of 50 marks to John lord Howard, Thomas Howard and Thomas Bourghchier, knights, John Clopton, Richard Southwell, James Hobart, Richard Fenys, lord Dacres, John Cheyne, Walter Hungerford, John Whiteheed, and Richard Jay, to pay the profits to Sir Thomas and Elizabeth for seven years for the support of John and Margaret and the expenses of their marriage, and afterwards to the use of John and Margaret and the heirs of John's body, without impeachment of waste unless the waste exceed 6l. 13s. 4d.; remainder to Sir William in fee; and Sir William covenants that within half a year of the birth of issue to John and Margaret, or of John's attaining the age of twenty-one years if no issue be then born, he will, if Margaret be then alive, convey lands to the value of 10 marks to her and John, as above; Sir William to receive all profits of court and feudal incidents; provided that if the marriage be not consummated or if Margaret die without issue or if she and her issue die in the lifetime of Sir William, the use of the premises shall be to Sir William and his heirs; and Sir William shall assure from the time of his death to John land worth 80l. if Margaret be then alive, and land worth 100l. after his own death and that of Margaret, his wife; in consideration of all which Sir Thomas and Elizabeth are to pay to Sir William 300l. at times specified. English.
Staff.C. 7060. Indenture, dated 5 September, 28 Elizabeth, witnessing that Sir Ralph Eggerton, of Whrinehill, knight, and Dame Anne, his wife, have demised to William Hasulls, husbandman, for 20 marks and 10s. beforehand their messuage, &c. in the occupation of the said William in Chedulton for twenty-one years; rent, 10s. 6d. and two capons, the best beast or other best good as heriot on the death of a tenant, the tenant to do all repairs, for which he is to have timber, 'trowse, and tynsell'; to do suit to the court and mill of Chedulton, and to do service and contribute to the fitting out of men for the queen's wars. English. Mark and seal.
Staff.C. 7061. Indenture, dated 4 June, 28 Elizabeth, witnessing that Sir Ralph Eggerton and Dame Anne, his wife, have demised to William Fernihalghe, husbandman, for 6l. beforehand, half a messuage, &c. in William's occupation at Barsforde in the lordship of Chedulton for twenty-one years; rent, 9s. and two capons; the other conditions as in C. 7060. English. Mark and fragments of seal. Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Staff.C. 7062. Indenture, dated 3 August, 19 Elizabeth, witnessing that Sir Ralph Egerton, Dame Anne, his wife, and Edward, his son and heir apparent, have demised to Richard Manyfolde, husbandman, for 8l. beforehand, a messuage, &c. in the Forde, within the lordship of Gryndon, in the occupation of the said Richard and Emytt Manyfolde, late the wife of George Manyfolde, for 21 years from 24 October, 1592; rent, 15s. 4d., a heriot of the best beast or other best good at the death of a tenant, service with the said Sir Ralph and Edward in the queen's wars, and other customary services; the tenant to do all repairs, for which he is to have timber. English. Mark and seal.
Staff.C. 7063. Indenture, dated 11 August, 14 Elizabeth, witnessing that Sir Ralph Egerton and Dame Anne, his wife, have demised to John Sherratt, of Basford, husbandman, and John, son of John Snowe, for 6l. beforehand, their messuage called 'the Ridge' in the lordship of Chedulton, and half a messuage in Basford, for twenty-one years from Lady Day, 1578; rent, 19s. 6d.; the lessees to have timber for repairs and to do suit and service. English. Fragment of seal.
Kent.C. 7064. Bond by Ralph Goldsmithe, of Petham, weaver, to Thomas Goldsmithe, of Boughton Monchelsey, tailor, for the pay- ment of 30l. 30 January, 15 Elizabeth. Signed: by me Raff Gowld- smyth. Fragment of seal. Endorsed (in English) with condition for conveyance to the said Thomas of a messuage and land in the parish of Sutton Vallans (as in C. 7045).
Middx.C. 7065. Acknowledgment by Nicholas Newton, of London, gentleman, to Robert Hawkyns, citizen and hatter of London, of the receipt of 53l. 6s. 8d. 1 April, 9 Henry VII. Signed: per me Necolam Neuton. Seal.
Suffolk.C. 7066. Bond by John Brastrete, of Creatinge St. Mary, to William Blomefeld, the younger, for the payment of 11l. 29 September, 12 Elizabeth. Signatures of the said John and a witness. Endorsed (in English) with condition for payment of 5l. 13s. 4d.
Staff.C. 7067. Indenture, dated 7 August, 1585, witnessing that Sir Ralph Eggerton, of Wrinehill, knight, Dame Anne, his wife, and Edward, his son and heir apparent, have demised to Ralph Sherrarde, his servant, for the surrender of a former lease and 10l. beforehand, their messuage in the parish and lordship of Chedulton called 'the Hills,' for twenty-one years; rent, 20s. and two capons; a heriot of the best beast or other best good on the death of a tenant; the tenant to do no wilful waste, but to keep the premises in repair, for which he shall have timber, and to find an able footman for service in the queen's wars. Seal. Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
[Devon.]C. 7068. Indenture, being a grant by Robert Broghton to John Holme, for life, of all his messuages, &c. in Braddon and Tothcote within the parish of Bokelond Brwer, which he had by the said John's gift. 24 June, 11 Henry VII. Fragment of seal.
[Middx.]C. 7069. Copy of the roll of the court of the manor of Haryngey, held on Thursday before Martinmas, 19 Henry VII, at which John Mewtys and Agnes, his wife, surrendered a 2a. croft called 'Somnouresmede' in Haryngey at Maynerdstrete, and a cottage and croft at Crouchend between lanes called 'Fretheslane,' 'Jonestrete,' &c. to John Heron, who was admitted tenant by the rod.
[Middx.]C. 7070. Quitclaim by John Bradman, citizen and salter of London, to William Heron, of Alford, co. Lincoln, esquire, John Heron, the elder, esquire, and John Heron, the younger, of his right in the manor of Toppesfeld in Haryngey. 27 April, 19 Henry VII. Seal. Endorsed with note of enrolment in the Common Pleas.
Montg.C. 7071. Indenture, dated 14 September, 35 Elizabeth, witnessing that John ap David ap Jevan ap Llywelyn ap Eynus has demised to Gwen verch John ap David, his daughter, a messuage called 'y Ty Mawr,' and land in the township of Halven, for sixty years; rent, 6d. English. Fragment of seal. Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Surrey.C. 7072. Quitclaim by Thomas at Hoo, of Tanrydge, yeoman, to Robert Hawkyns, citizen and 'hattermarchaunt' of London, of all actions and demands. 11 October, 7 Henry VII.
[Middx.]C. 7073. Extract from the roll of the court of the manor of Toppesfeld Hall, held 29 April, 12 Henry VII, shewing that Margaret Bayly, widow, surrendered 2a. land in Haryngey, adjoining a croft formerly of John Vavisour, a justice of the Common Pleas, and now of John Mates, the king's secretary, to John Knap, brewer, who was admitted tenant by the rod. Endorsed: Harnssey.
Warw.C. 7074. Quitclaim by Thomas Gest, chaplain, to William Bownell, chaplain, William Cookys, and William Byssehill of his right in all the lands, &c. which he granted to them in Byrmyngeham and Bordesley. Saturday after Epiphany, 23 Henry VII. Signed: Thomas Geest.
C. 7075. Acknowledgment by Alice, late the wife of John Broke, of St. Albans, Thomas West, of the same, and John and Thomas Bukberd, of Harow on the Hill, executors of the said John Broke, of the receipt from Robert Hawkyns, citizen and 'hattermerchaunt' of London, of 6l. 4s. 4d. 18 March, 12 Henry VII. Three seals and fragment.
Chester.C. 7076. Indenture, dated 10 December, 30 Elizabeth, witnessing that John Egerton, of Egerton, the younger, esquire, has demised to Augustine Turner, of Birkett, yeoman, the passage of Tranmoll alias Tranmor, for twenty-one years, if John Poole, of Sutton, esquire, and John and George Poole, his sons, or any of them, so long live; rent, 4l. And Augustine agrees to maintain at his own cost a ferry boat for the passage. English. Seal. Signed. Austin Tumor. Endorsed with names of witnesses.
Middx.C. 7077. Statute staple, given by Thomas Bett, of Nevestok, co. Essex, yeoman, to Richard Spencer, citizen and merchant haber- dasher of London, for 50l. for goods bought in the staple at West- minster, 24 July, 21 Henry VII. Two seals. Endorsed with note of transmission to Chancery by William Broun the younger, mayor.
[Kent.]C. 7078. Chirograph, indented, being a final concord, dated 16 Elizabeth, whereby Ralph Goldsmythe conveyed to Joan Iden, for 40l., a messuage and 3a. land in Sutton Valance.
Staff.C. 7079. Indenture, dated 25 October, 19 Elizabeth, witnessing that Sir Ralph Egerton, of the Wrynehill, knight, Dame Anne, his wife, and Edward, his son and heir apparent, have demised to John Sherratt, husbandman, for 8l. beforehand,half a messuage in Barsford in the lordship of Chedulton, for twenty-one years from Lady Day, 1593; rent, 12s. and the usual services; the tenant to do all repairs, for which he is to have timber. English.
Essex.C. 7080. Conveyance by John Trotter, John Drayton, clerk, and William Morkyn to Thomas Grafton, merchant of the staple of Calais, Thomas Gerth, esquire, Thomas Bernewell, citizen and fishmonger of London, Robert Parker, and Edmund Sawell of 16a. land in Wretill abutting on the high road to Blakemore, which they had, jointly with others, by the grant of Stephen Robchaunt, William Coope and the said Edmund. 20 April, 3 Henry VII. Three seals, two damaged.
London. Essex.C. 7081. Bond by Henry Averell, citizen and goldsmith of London, to Andrew Childe, of Little Tottham, yeoman, for the payment of 35l. 5 October, 43 Elizabeth.
Condition (in English) for observance of an indenture of even date. Signatures of Henry Averell and witnesses. Paper.
[Staff.]C. 7082. Quitclaim by Maud Scherart, widow, to Thomas Dousone, her son, of her right in a messuage in Bettiley, between the messuage of John Delves, knight, &c. and extending from the High Street to 'le Waschemere.' Wednesday after Michaelmas, 49 Edward III.
Essex.C. 7083. Indenture, dated 24 September, 1601, witnessing that Henry Averell, citizen and goldsmith of London, has demised to Abraham Pond, husbandman, for 24l. beforehand, a messuage and land in the parishes of Sandon and Purley (reserving the woods and a way for cutting them) for three years at a peppercorn rent. English, on paper. Signature and remains of seal.
Essex.C. 7084. Bond by Miles Bowdisshe, of Barkinge, schoolmaster (pedagogum), to John Parke, yeoman, for the payment of 30l. 1 March, 1586. Signature. Endorsed (in English) with condition for the quiet possession by John of a tenement in Shoprowe Barkinge called 'Morrells,' sold to him by Miles, and freedom from any claim in respect of dower by Thomasina, Miles' wife.
[Middx.]C. 7085. Copy of the roll of the court of the manor of Cauntlous, held the morrow of St. Nicholas, 17 Henry VII.; admission of John Kempe on the death of Richard Kempe and Maud, his wife, as their son and heir, to be tenant of a cottage and 1a. land at Higate called 'le Swanne.'
York,W.R.]C. 7086. Indenture, dated 20 February, 17 Elizabeth, witnessing that Charles Sykes of Netherflockton, in the parish of Thornell, yeoman, has sold to Leonard Hall, of Nether Shytlyngton, nailer, for 76l. 10s., a tenement and closes of land in Nether Flockton called 'Wood Rood,' 'Rawcrofte,' 'Syxe lands,' 'Care Yng,' 'Lyngfeld,' and land in 'the Holmes,' together with the rights of common in the moors of Flockton held in respect of a rent of 20s., which is assessed for con- tributions to the church and the queen's service; saving the rents and service due to the chief lord and a yearly rent of 3l. 6s. 8d. due to Robert Allot, of Bentleye, yeoman. English. Seal, broken.
Heref.C. 7087. Indenture, dated 31 October, 14 Henry VIII., witnessing that John Breynton, gentleman, has demised to John Mason his messuage in the nether moor of Bodenham, for sixty-three years; rent, 26s. 8d. English. Signed by proxy.
Staff.C. 7088. Indenture, dated 24 September, 19 Elizabeth, witnessing that Sir Ralph Egerton, of the Wrynehyll, knight, and Dame Anne, his wife, have demised to John Bradburye, for a fine of 3l., lands in the parish of Chedulton for twenty-one years from Lady Day, 1583; rent, 2s. English.
Middx.C. 7089. Quitclaim by William Milbourne, clothworker, and John Stork, grocer, citizens of London and executors of the will of William Horne, knight, alderman of London, to John Meautice, gentleman, secretary to the king, of all actions, real and personal. 7 February, 18 Henry VII. Two signatures and seals, one of arms.
Kent.C. 7090. Sale by Thomas Goldsmythe, of Boughton Monchelsey, tailor, to Joan Iden, widow, his mother, for 12l., of his messuage and 2½a. land in the parish of Sutton Valance. 6 November, 16 Elizabeth. Signature and seal. Endorsed with names of witnesses.
Cambridge.C. 7091. Conveyance by John Swan to John North and Thomas Pryme of a messuage and 4a. arable, 10a. pasture and 3a. wood in Thriplow, which he lately recovered from William Hawke. 15 December, 19 Henry VIII. Seal.
[Middx.]C. 7092. Chirograph, indented, being a final concord, dated 3 Henry VII., whereby Thomas Walker and Cecily, his wife, conveyed to William Horn, alderman of London, Robert Horwode, gentleman, Henry Wodecok, John Bradman, and William Bradman, the younger, a messuage and 10a. meadow in Haryngey, for 40l.
Middx.C. 7093. Quitclaim by Gregory Spencer, son of Richard Spencer, gentleman, deceased, to Robert Hawkyns, citizen and haberdasher of London, of all claims on the said Robert as executor of the said Richard. 21 July, 5 Henry VIII. Seal.
[Oxford.]C. 7094. Indenture, dated at Stonore, 6 March, 22 Edward IV., witnessing that John Elam, of Hendley upon Temys, husbandman, has bought from Sir William [S]tonore the ash-grove by Harry Persus's house; the said John to fell all ashes, beeches, and underwood, and all oaks, in the spring, and to clear them away forthwith. Draft on paper. English.
[Suffolk.]C. 7095. Copy of the roll of the court of the manor, held at Bridge Place in Codenham on Thursday, 4 April, 2 Elizabeth, whereby John Goode surrendered 9a. land in Cretinge All Saints to the use of Anne and Alice Goode, his daughters, who were admitted tenants by the rod.
Staff.C. 7096. Indenture, dated 27 January, 20 Elizabeth, witnessing that Sir Ralph Egerton, knight, has demised to Joan Alcocke, spinster, for 3l. 6s. 8d. beforehand, a messuage, etc. in Chedulton for twenty-one years from the death of Agnes Alcocke, her mother; rent, 2s. and the best beast or other best good as a heriot on the death of a tenant. English. Fragment of seal. Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Kent.C. 7097. Grant by William Sampson of the parish of Aylesford to John Sampson, of London, carpenter, his son, of all his lands in the tenure of East Preston and in the parish of Aylesford according to the terms of an indenture annexed. 1 January, 49 Henry VI.
Indenture (English), of even date, witnessing that William has sold to John the reversion of the above lands from a year after his death, he and his executors taking the profits till then, and John paying the executors five marks on the falling in of the reversion and 40s. yearly afterwards till he has paid 40 marks. Seal joining the two documents.
Middx.C. 7098. Quitclaim by John Grenerygge, citizen and cordwainer of London, to Robert Haukyns, citizen and 'hattermerchaunt' of London, of all actions and demands. 13 March, 3 Henry VII. Seal.
Middlesex. Surrey.C. 7099. Bond in 40l. by Edward Kyng, of Totenham, yeoman, to Robert Hawkyns, of Totyng, gentleman. 1 July, 4 Henry VIII. Seal. Endorsed, with condition for the observance of the award of John Musket, Owen Meredith, and John Joynour, gentlemen.
Middx.C. 7100. Bond in 60l. by John Grene, of London, gentleman, to Robert Hawkyns, citizen and merchant-haberdasher, of London. 20 October, 23 Henry VII. Signature. Fragment of seal. Endorsed (in English) with condition for the discharge of Robert from a recog- nisance of 50l. wherein, at the instance of John, he is bound to the Exchequer.