Deeds
C.8001 - C.8060

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History of Parliament Trust

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H. C. Maxwell Lyte (editor)

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1915

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553-562

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'Deeds: C.8001 - C.8060', A Descriptive Catalogue of Ancient Deeds: Volume 6 (1915), pp. 553-562. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=64510 Date accessed: 29 August 2014.


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C.8001 - C.8060

Somerset. [Dorset.]C. 8001. Declaration by Sir Richard Rogers, knight, of the uses of C. 7999, namely to the use of Andrew his son and heir in tail male until the said Andrew shall deprive John, Richard or Thomas his brothers of any possessions that the said Sir Roger may give or bequeath to them, or shall alienate or defeat his own estate tail in the manors and lands of Bryanston, Sutton Walrond, Langton, Langton Latell, Langton Butler, Langton Longe Blandford, Lyttelton, Nutford, Pymperne, Blandford Forum, and the farm of Furmage; the said John, Richard, and Thomas to be compensated for such deprivation out of the profits of the manors of Kylve alias Kulve, and Holford and also to take the profits of the manors successively in tail male during the remainder of the demise. 1 December, 1598. English. Signed: Rychard Rogers. Seal of arms.
Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Montg.C. 8002. Indenture, dated 10 January, 45 Elizabeth, between John ap David ap Jevan ap David and Maurice ap Hugh ap David ap Bedo of Kevenkleisiog, yeomen, witnessing that the term of redemption of a messuage called 'Tyddyn yn y Voel Lwyd' with lands thereto belonging in the parish of Garthbeibio, sold to the said Maurice for 20l., is extended from All Hallows' Day, 1603 to All Hallows' Day, 1606, 1610, or 1614, in consideration of a payment of 12l. and the price of redemption being increased from 20l. to 32l. English. Attested copy. Signature of Maurice David ap Jevan.
Norfolk.C. 8003. Indenture, dated 25 November, 1585, witnessing that William Dyx of Wickmer, esquire, has demised to Nicholas Clover of Thetford, mercer, the Castle Mill in Thetford with its stream and fishery and two meadows and an alder-carr near by for twenty-one years if Philip, earl of Arundel, and Lord Thomas and Lord William Howard, sons of the late Duke of Norfolk, shall so long live; rent, 10l.; the lessee to leave two millstones of specified size in the mill at the end of his lease, forfeiting 7s. for every inch of deficiency in breadth or thickness and receiving 7s. for every inch of excess. English. Signature of William Dyx.
Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
N'hamp.C. 8004. Indenture, dated 17 November, 14 Elizabeth, witnessing that Edward Barnewell, gentleman, has demised to Anthony Cotes, gentleman, the mansion house of the manor of Cransley, the orchard, garden, and close enclosed by the said Anthony, all lands thereto belong- ing sown with corn, or to be sown before the tenth of May, and common of pasture for 300 sheep in Maseley field in Cransley, to hold the arable lands till 30 October next and the mansion house, &c. for three years; rent, 4l. English. Signature of Anthony Cotes. Seal.
Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Staff. Chester.C. 8005. Indenture, dated 16 October, 4 Elizabeth, witnessing that Sir Ralph Egerton of the Wrynehill, knight, and Dame Anne, his wife, have demised to Robert Hardynge his servant, Agnes wife of the said Robert, and Richard their son, for their lives in survivorship, for a fine of 22l. 6s. 8d., a messuage and land in Ransall, and a croft called 'Browne Hill' with two others in the Wryme; rent, 19s. 2d. and two capons. English. Fragment of seal.
Endorsed: Leace for Reves Howse of Ransale.
Staff.C. 8006. Indenture, dated 20 October, 28 Elizabeth, witnessing that the above Sir Ralph and Dame Anne have demised to Ralph son of John Brassington, husbandman, for a fine of 40 marks and 10s., a messuage in the occupation of the said John and Joan Woolsenam his mother, with lands and rights of common in Chedulton, for ten years from Lady Day, 1598; rent, 39s. 4d. and two capons at Christmas; the best beast as a heriot, suit to the court and mill of Chedulton, and the usual services. English. Signed: Ra. Egger- ton. Seal of arms, damaged.
Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
York [N.R.]C. 8007. Indenture, dated 29 May, 44 Elizabeth, witnessing that Edwin Sandys of London, esquire, has demised to Christopher and Brvan Kitchinman of Carlton, yeomen, enclosures called 'South Wildon Hill, North Wildon Hill' (with the 'loning' adjoining), 'South Lockwood Close, North Lockwood Close, and Fuister Close' with a cottage and two pieces of ground adjoining the latter, all parcels of Wildon Grange, for four years if the lessor, Edwin Sandys of Omberslie, co. Worcester, or Robert Sandys of Claberie, co. Essex, gentlemen, so long shall live; rent, 23l. 6s. 6d.; the lessees to pay an additional rent of 6s. 8d. an acre on any further land ploughed up except it be in North and South Wildon Hill, not to carry hay off the premises, and to pay one-fourth of the assessments on the north moiety of Wildon Grange; covenant as to fencing. English. Paper. Mark.
Endorsed with signatures of witnesses, note of area, &c.
N'hamp.C. 8008. Indenture, dated 16 November, 13 Elizabeth, witnessing that Anthony Cotes, gentleman, has sold to Edward Barnewell, gentle- man, his interest in the mansion house of the manor of Crannesley, and all lands thereto belonging, which he had by the gift of Thomas Dexter of Fedyngeworthe, co. Leicester, gentleman, son of Humphrey Dexter, deceased, together with a lease thereof to the said Humphrey from the dean and canons of the New College of the Blessed Lady of Leicester. English. Signature of Anthony Cotes. Seal.
Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Chester.C. 8009. Indenture, dated 4 November, 1575, witnessing that Sir Ralph Egerton of Wrinehill, knight, has demised to Hugh Gidmon, husbandman, a moiety of the lands belonging to a tenement in Newbolde Astburie, late in the occupation of the said Hugh jointly with John Stretton, for twenty-one years; rent, 8s. 4d.; power to the tenant to dig marl and to burn Newbold Wood; Sir Ralph to pro- vide timber to build a house and barn; the tenant to do the usual services and to carry to Wrinehill once a year three bushels of barley of Congleton measure. English. Seal.
Herts. Bedford.C. 8010. Indenture, dated 24 June, 33 Elizabeth, witnessing that Robert Hide, gentleman, has sold to Nicholas his brother all the woods and underwoods (except oak-trees and such firewood as the said Robert shall use in his house at Aldebury) that shall be growing on Aldebury Heath during the said Robert's life; and demise of the rectory and tithes of Eaton for the unexpired term of a lease for forty years from 16 June, 3 & 4 Philip and Mary, granted to Thomas their father by Trinity College, Cambridge; rent, 19l.; covenant by the said Robert to pay to Trinity College the rent of 20l. reserved in their said lease. English. Fragment of seal.
Huntingdon.C. 8011. Indenture, dated 26 June, 15 Elizabeth, witnessing that Jane, late the wife of William Naylor of London, esquire, one of the Six Clerks of Chancery, has granted to Gilbert Dethicke, Garter King of Arms, a yearly rent of 50l to be charged on the rectory of Godmanchester during her lease of thirty-six years. English. Signatures of G. Dethick and others.
Kent.C. 8012. Hackington alias St. Stephen. Fragment, with signature of Edward Nethersole.
Kent. Sussex.C. 8013. Indenture of grant by Thomas Darell, esquire, to George Robertes, gentleman, his nephew or grandson (nepoti), of a yearly rent of 26l. charged on the manor of Scotney in the parish of Lamberherst, and on all his lands there and in Wadherst, Tyseherst, Brenchysley, Pepyngbury, and Horsmonden, redeemable for 260l. on the feast of All Hallows, 1567. 23 November, 7 Elizabeth. Signed: Thomas [Da]rell.
Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Durham.C. 8014. Sale by John Sympsone, serjeant-at-mace of Hartlepole. to John Atherall, shipwright, for 30s., of his burgage in Northgate, Hartlepole, which he had by the gift of Christopher, son and heir apparent of Robert Devaunde of South Sheiles, mariner, John Hodge and Joan his wife, and James Atchinsone and Katherine his wife, of Westowe. 2 January, 1586. Mark. Seal.
Endorsed with signatures of John Browne, mayor, and other witnesses, &c.
Oxford.C. 8015. Indenture, dated 20 January, 29 Elizabeth, witnessing that Morgan Williams, clerk, rector of Swarford, has sold to John Butcher of Church Enston, for 49l., a messuage and land at Clieveley in Enston free of all charges other than rents due to the chief lords of the fee. English. Signature of Morgan Williams. Mark.
Endorsed with signatures of witnesses to livery of seisin.
Montg.C. 8016. Indenture, dated 20 September, 25 Elizabeth, witnessing that Edward Leighton of Watlesborough, co. Salop, esquire, has demised to John Dackyn, yeoman, for 9s. 4d., 2a. land in Balseley adjoining the highway from Dythor to the Crewe Grene, formerly part of the waste of the manor of Balseley called 'Balseley Wood,' and now enclosed, for one thousand years; rent, 3s. 4½d., and the customary services of the lordship ('rente services and tacke of swyne excepted'); the lessor not to be bound to go further than Mountgomery or Poole to complete the conveyance; covenants as to felling of timber and further enclosure of the waste. English. Signed: E. Leighton. Seal, wrapped in paper.
Endorsed: For Mr. John Hardinge seaven parcelles.
C. 8017. List of deeds dated 1607–1693 delivered into Chancery in the suit Wallis and others v. Usher. 21 March, [16]95. English. Two sheets of paper. Signed: Tho. Pitt.
Middx. [Staff.]C. 8018. Assignment by Robert Hardinge, alderman and sheriff of London, to Simon his son of the messuage wherein he dwells, with the contents thereof, which he bought from William Parkar, and of the park of Abbottes Bramley; and gift of his interest in a ship called The Christe of London and of his swans, swan-game, and swan-mark on the Thames. 24 October, 10 Elizabeth. English. Paper. Signed: Robert Hardyng. Seal.
Herts.C. 8019. Indenture, dated 3 May, . . Elizabeth, witnessing that Thomas Allyn, yeoman, has sold to John Allyn, labourer, for 13l. 6s. 8d., a close in Betlow and 3½a. arable in Betlow, Tyscott and Nawldwyck in the parish of Tryng, with common for one cow, over and above the common of the said lands, to be taken in the lands in the said places bought by the said Thomas from William Allyn, husbandman, a yearly quit-rent of 16d. being reserved to the manor of Betlow, with suit of court, in lieu of all other rents. English.
Endorsed with names of witnesses.
C. 8020. Indenture, dated 19 June, 18 Elizabeth, of defeasance by Gilbert Cawdrey of Westminster, gentleman, of a statute staple for 100l. acknowledged by John Williams of Stoforde, co. Devon, esquire, and Walter Wottone, on condition of the performance of the terms of an indenture of even date between the said Gilbert and John. English. Mark. Seal, damaged.
Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Herts. Bucks.C. 8021. Grant by Thomas Allen, yeoman, to Eobert Hide of Aldebury, esquire, of lands in Tiscote, Naldwick and Betlowe, in exchange for 5a. land there and in the parish of Masworthe, partly adjoining Marson Brook. 15 November, 24 Elizabeth. Seal. Signatures of witnesses.
Wilts.C. 8022. Indenture, dated 16 July, 23 Elizabeth, witnessing that John Wren of Hungerford, tanner, has sold to William Darell of Little- cott in the parish of Ramesbury, esquire, for 4l., land in a field called 'Charletonfeild alias Charnamfeild,' in the parish of Hungerford, without encumbrance by him or by George Hidden of Shalborne, yeoman. English.
N'hamp.C. 8023. Sale by Richard Davison, Edward son of Giles Barnewell (Richard Wourthington erased) and Richard Stevenson to Robert Finall of their interest in land in Cranslaye for the term of years for which they hold it from Leonard Chaumberlayne, gentleman. 12 August, 20 Elizabeth. English. Signed: Edwarde Barnewell, Rychard Stephenson. Mark. Three seals.
Endorsed with signed note of livery of seisin.
Lincoln.C. 8024. Indenture, dated 5 January, 25 Elizabeth, witnessing that Henry Sapcotte of Bracebridge, esquire, has assigned to John Hope of Naynbye, yeoman, a lease of the parsonage of Wellingore for sixty-one years from Midsummer, 3 Elizabeth, at a rent of 15l., granted by the dean and chapter of Lincoln to Edward Sapcotte, whose executor he is. English. Signed: H. Sapcote. Seal.
Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Kent. Sussex.C. 8025. Indenture, dated 7 November, 6 Elizabeth, witnessing that George Robertes of Gray's Inn, gentleman, has demised to Thomas Darell of Scotney, esquire, the messuages and lands called 'Derondalle,' with the forge and ironworks thereto belonging, a messuage and land called Sandeherst in the parishes of Lamberherst, Pepyngebury, Brencheley and Franthe, and lands called 'Abdale' in the parishes of Lamberherst, Tyseherst, and Wadherst, for seven years; rent, 100l.; power to fell timber and dig iron. English. Signed: Thomas Darell.
Flint.C. 8026. Indenture, dated 26 September, 6 Elizabeth, witnessing that Piers Mostyn, esquire, has demised to Jevan ap Harrie ap John the lands in Pictyn and Axton which he bought from Harry ap . . , ap . . . and Agnes verch David ap Jevan, and the said Jevan their son; rent, 36s. 8d., the lessee paying all Crown rents. English. Signature of Piers Mostyn.
Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
—.C. 8027. Release by Sir John Popham, knight, lord chief justice of England, and Thomas Hanam, serjeant-at-law, to Edmund Uvedale, esquire, of all actions and claims in respect of any bonds given by the said Edmund or by Henry his father before the marriage of the latter with Elizabeth now his wife. 10 September, 1592. English. Signed: Jo. Popham, Tho. Hanam. Two seals of arms.
Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Kent.C. 8028. Indenture, dated . . November, 20 Elizabeth, witnessing that Ralph Drayton of Benenden has sold to George Day of the parish of Charte by Sutton Vallence, for 7l. 10s., 5a. pasture called '[Ove]ries Field' in the parish of Sutton Vallence (as in C. 7976) clear of all en- cumbrances except the rent due to the chief lords of the fee. English.
Kent.C. 8029. Indenture, dated 11 April, 1589, witnessing that Thomas Smythe of London, esquire, has demised to Roger Leake 36a. land in the old inned marsh in the parish of Ereth for eighteen years; rent, 21l. 12s.; the lessee to do all repairs except to the main walls and common sewers of the marsh, and a deduction from his rent to be assessed by the justices of the peace in case of a flood. English. Signed: Roger Leeke. Fragment of seal.
Salop.C. 8030. Indenture, dated 22 May, 44 Elizabeth, witnessing that Edward Onislowe of Onislowe, esquire, has demised to Alice, wife of William Peplowe of Shrewesbury, cooper, and Eleanor and Elizabeth her daughters successively for their lives in survivorship, in con- sideration of the surrender of a similar lease made to Mary late the wife of Edward Harecourte, Eleanor late the wife of William Hasylwall, mercer, and the said Alice, by the name of Alice Harecourte, his messuage near the stone bridge in Shrewesbury in the occupation of the said William Peplowe and Alice; rent, 20s. to the lessor and 2s. 4d. to the bailiffs and burgesses of Shrewesbury. English. Three marks. Fragments of three seals.
Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Staff.C. 8031. Assignment by George Mylner of the parish of Chedulton, husbandman, to Thomas Bromale of the Ringe, husbandman, of a lease by Sir Ralph Eggerton of the Wrinehill, knight, to Thomas Smythe of Rownall, 'corvisor,' of an enclosure of 20a. land made by agreement between the said Sir Ralph and the tenants of the manor of Chedulton in Watley Moor, with common of pasture and turbary therein, for twenty-one years from 20 October, 25 Elizabeth. 27 August, 1590. English. Paper. Mark. Seal. Signatures of witnesses. Cf. C. 8034.
Staff.C. 8032. Indenture, dated 4 August, 19 Elizabeth, witnessing that the above Sir Ralph, Dame Anne his wife, and Edward his son and heir have demised to William Taylior of the Fernyhalgh, husbandman, a meadow called 'the Wyldmore Meadow' in Basford in the lordship of Chedleton for twenty-one years from Lady Day, 1592; rent, 5s. and the customary services; the lessee to have 'trowse' and stakes for fencing. English. Signed: Ra, Eggerton, Anne Edgerton, Fragment of seal.
Staff.C. 8033. Indenture, dated 20 December, 32 Elizabeth, witnessing that Sir Ralph Eggerton of Lychfielde, knight, has demised to Katherine Benteley, spinster, a cottage in Rownall in the lordship of Chedulton, with a leasowe or pasture adjoining Sowthlowe meadow and abutting on Cunsall Edge, with common of pasture and turbary and stakes and 'trowses' for 'tynnynge' and fencing, for twenty- one years, if he shall live so long; rent, 8s. 4d. and two capons at Christmas; the tenant to pay a heriot and do the customary services. English. Signed: Ra. Eggerton.
Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Staff.C. 8034. Indenture, dated 20 October, 25 Elizabeth, witnessing that Sir Ralph Eggerton of Wrinehill, knight, has demised to Thomas Smith of Rownall, 'corvysor,' land on Watteley Moor (as in C. 8031) for twenty-one years; rent, 16s. and two capons on New Year's Day; the tenant to pay a heriot and do the customary services, to build 'twoo bayes of howsinge' before Lady Day, 1586, receiving timber therefor and 'trowse, tynselde and stakes' for fencing, and not to sublet the premises to any freeholder of the lordship without leave. English. Signed: Ra. Eggerton. Seal of arms.
Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Staff.C. 8035. Indenture, dated 3 August, 19 Elizabeth, witnessing that the above Sir Ralph, Dame Anne his wife, and Edward his son and heir have demised to John Brounte, husbandman, for 25l., a messuage in Forde in the lordships of Bradnapp and Gryndon for twenty-one years from 24 October, 1592; rent, 23s. 2d. and two capons on New Year's Day; the tenant to pay a heriot and do the customary services, and to do repairs, receiving timber therefor. English. Signed: Ra. Eggerton, Anne Edgerton. Two seals, one of arms.
Staff.C. 8036. Indenture, dated 18 July, 28 Elizabeth, witnessing that the above Sir Ralph and Dame Anne have demised to Barbara Boote, widow, for 8l. 10s., the messuage wherein she now dwells in Chedulton for twenty-one years; rent, 21s. and two capons at Christmas; the tenant to pay a heriot and provide the customary services; covenant transferring the lease to her son Thomas Boote if she marry or die during the term. English. Signed: Ra. Eggerton.
Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Staff.C. 8037. Indenture, dated 3 August, 19 Elizabeth, witnessing that the above Sir Ralph, Dame Anne his wife, and Edward his son and heir have demised to Richard Manyfold, husbandman, for 8l., a messuage and land in the Forde in the lordship of Gryndon for twenty-one years from 24 October, 1592; rent, 15s. 4d.; services, &c. as in C. 8035. English. Signed: Ra. Eggerton, Anne Edgerton. Two seals, one of arms.
Staff.C. 8038. Indenture, dated 4 February, 32 Elizabeth, witnessing that Sir Ralph Egerton of Lichfield, knight, has demised to Thomas Watson, husbandman, for 5 marks, the messuage in which the said Thomas dwells in Chedulton for twenty-one years from Lady Day, 1598, if Sir Ralph should live so long; rent, 11s.; the tenant to pay a heriot and do the usual services and to do repairs, receiving great timber therefor. English. Signed: Ra. Eggerton.
Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Staff.C. 8039. Indenture, dated 10 September, 3 Elizabeth, witnessing that Sir Ralph Egerton of the Wryne Hyll, knight, and Dame Anne his wife have demised to William Forde, husbandman, for 12l., a messuage in the occupation of the said William in the lordship of Chedulton for twenty-one years from Lady Day, 1577; rent, 24s. 1d.; the tenant to perform the customary services and to do repairs, receiving timber therefor. English. Signed: Ra. Eggerton, Anne Egerton. Seal, marked H, and fragments.
Endorsed with note of assignment of the premises by Ralph Forde, son of the said William, to John Forde of Consall, his brother-in-law, to the use of Ralph's children as declared in his will. 25 June, 29 Elizabeth. English. Mark.
Staff.C. 8040. Indenture, dated 12 September, 22 Elizabeth, witnessing that the above Sir Ralph, Dame Anne his wife, and Edward their son and heir have demised to Ellen Fentton, widow, and William her son for 20 marks, half a messuage in the lordship of Chedulton for ten years from Lady Day, 1591; rent, 16s. and two capons at Christmas; covenants as to services and repairs (as in C. 8035). English. Signed: Ra. Eggerton, Anne Edgerton. Seal of arms.
Endorsed with names of witnesses.
Staff.C. 8041. Demise by Richard Goulde of Grindon, yeoman, to Robert Grundye, husbandman, for 40 marks, of half a messuage at the Foorde in Grindon, and grazing for 4 beasts in a close called 'the Haye' in Leeke, held on lease from Sir Ralph Egerton, knight, to be held by the said Robert for ten years for a yearly rent of 12d. and the services due to the queen and to the parish church of Grindon. 12 November, 28 Elizabeth. English. Paper. Mark. Seal.
Middx.C. 8042. Indenture, dated 16 February, 35 Elizabeth, witnessing that John Potte of Mannyngton, co. Norfolk, esquire, has demised to Miles Helme, citizen and grocer of London, a garden near Gray's Inn Lane alias Purpoole Lane, abutting on the common sewer there, for twenty-four years from Christmas, 1599; rent, a peppercorn if demanded. English. Signed: John Potte. Fragments of seal, in wrapping.
Staff.C. 8043. Indenture, dated 4 June, 28 Elizabeth, witnessing that Sir Ralph Eggerton of Wrynehill, knight, and Dame Anne his wife have demised to William Fernihalghe husbandman, for 6l., half a messuage at Barsforde in the lordship of Chedulton for twenty-one years; rent, 9s. and two capons at Christmas; covenants as to a heriot, services, and repairs. English. Signed: Ra. Eggerton. Seal of arms.
Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Staff.C. 8044. Assignment by Thomas Roode, yeoman, Elizabeth Barsford widow, and Dorothy Gould, widow, to Ralph Sherrarde of Hils in the parish of Chedulton, yeoman, of their interest in all the messuages in the occupation of themselves, Robert Grundie, Thomas and Humphrey Meller, and Robert Walbanke in the lordships of Grindon and Bradnapp. 6 May, 38 Elizabeth. English. Paper. Signed: Thomas Rodt. Marks. Three seals.
Staff.C. 8045. Indenture, dated 15 May, 1591, witnessing that Sir Ralph Eggerton, knight, has demised to William Tatton, husbandman, for 40s., a cottage in Rownald in the lordship of Chedulton inhabited by the said William, with common of pasture on Wetley Moor, for twenty-one years, if Sir Ralph should live so long; rent, 4s. and a capon at Christmas; covenants as to the payment of a heriot and the performance of the usual services. English. Signed: Ra. Eggerton. Fragment of seal of arms.
Staff.C. 8046. Indenture, dated 10 July, 28 Elizabeth, witnessing that the above Sir Ralph and Dame Anne his wife have demised to Robert Wall, husbandman, for 8l., a messuage in the occupation of the said Robert and of William his father in the lordship of Chedulton for fourteen years from Lady Day, 1593; rent, 21s., and two capons at Christmas; covenants as to services, repairs and the payment of a heriot. English. Signed: Ra. Eggerton.
Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
N'hamp.C. 8047. Assignment by Joan Fynall of Hardingston, late the wife of Robert Fynall, and Ralph Adyngton of the same, husbandman, executors of the will of the said Robert, to William Cammock and Thomas Clarke, yeoman, servants to Sir Thomas Cecill, knight, son and heir apparent of William Cecill, lord Burghley, of their interest in the tenements in Cranesley acquired by the said Robert from Edward Barnwell, gentleman, Leonard Chamberlayne, gentleman, Richard Davyson, Edward son of Giles Barnwell, Richard Stevenson, and Richard Worthington. 6 September, 27 Elizabeth. English. Two marks. Two seals.
Endorsed with note of livery of seisin.
Chester.C. 8048. Confirmation by Sir Ralph Eggerton of Kinges Bromley, co. Stafford, knight, of a lease made verbally on 1 May, 1586, to John Lowndes, yeoman, for life, of a messuage in the tenure of the said John in Newbold Astburie at the ancient rent and services. 15 January, 1591. English. Signed: Ra. Eggerton. Seal of arms, broken.
Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Middx.C. 8049. Release by Edward Treene, citizen and goldsmith of London, late the husband of Elizabeth Fuller, deceased, and James Naylor, citizen and embroiderer of London, and Margaret his wife, to George Pitt, esquire, executor of the will of Richard Fuller, citizen and barber surgeon of London, father of the said Elizabeth and Margaret, of all actions and claims in respect of the will of the said Richard, by the custom of London, or otherwise concerning the said Richard's estate. 11 January, 1626. English. Paper. Signed: Edward Treene, James Naylor. Seals.
Note.—166l. in full payment of the orphanag money and legacie money due to Johan Fuller and allso for the proceed or profitt that hath bene raised.
Surrey. Berks.C. 8050. Quitclaim by Robert Malthus of London, yeoman, son of Richard Malthus of the Inner Temple, esquire, deceased, to James Munsey, citizen and grocer of London, of his interest in his father's messuages and lands at the Banckes Side and in Warfeilde and Bynnefeilde. 4 March, 1588. English. Signed: Robert Malthus. Seal, marked J.R., damaged.
Montg.C. 8051. Indenture dated 16 November, 1597, witnessing that Peter Raby, citizen and merchant tailor of London, has demised to Humphrey ap Thomas of Rhose Auloe, husbandman, his messuage called 'Castell Eigion' and 3a. land parcel of land called 'Gwaun Jevan Vigel' in Rhuhiriarth, for twenty-one years; rent, 20s. to the lessor, 8d. to the chief lords of the fee, and 2s. to the heirs of Jevan ap Llywelyn Gwynn; the lessor to build a house containing two bays of sawn timber with a solar over one of them ready to be thatched and clayed within three years. English. Seal.
Endorsed with names of witnesses.
Surrey.C. 8052. Indenture, dated 1 September, 40 Elizabeth, witnessing that Robert White of Aldershott, co. Hants, esquire, has demised to Richard Geale of Frimley, yeoman, the parsonage of Frimsum and 4a. land called 'the Personage Close' for six years at a yearly rent of 50s., reserving the rooms belonging to the archdeacon of Surrey, all 'mortuaries,' and the ponds, fishings and swans. English. Paper.
Wilts.C. 8053. Indenture, dated 4 June, 27 Elizabeth, witnessing that William Davye, fishmonger, has granted to John Venarde the younger, gentleman, and Thomas Ellyott, draper, all of Salisbury, his corner messuage in the Fisherowe adjoining the market-place of Salisbury, and his houses in Browne Street to his own use for life, with remainder in fee simple to Richard Godfrey, fishmonger, his stepson. English. Signed: William Davy, John Venarde. Mark. Fragments of seals.
Endorsed with signed note of livery of seisin.
Worc.C. 8054. Grant by John Cooke, smith, to Thomas his son, shoe- maker, both of Parshor, of his messuage in Parshor in 'le Millstrete.' 29 December, 30 Elizabeth. Mark. Fragment of seal.
Endorsed with names of witnesses.
Norfolk.C. 8055. Grant, indented, by Geoffrey Myghte, gentleman, to Thomus Myghte of Flitcham, his brother, and Thomas and Cuthbert Norrys and Stephen Shortinge, his kinsman, of 12a. land called 'Mayes and Bodhams,' which he had from William and Edmund Lomnour, gentlemen, in Gunthorpe, lands which he had from Gregory and Christopher Davy in Gunthorpe, Thurisford and Hindringham, 18a. land which he had from Robert Bozome in Birnyngham, 4a. land which he had from Edmund Framingham, yeoman, in Hindringham, 25a. ½r. land which he had from James Borne in Feldalling, and 85a. 3r. land which he had from Joan wife of Thomas Dygbye in Bathely alias Bale and Gunthorpe; the grantees to pay to Richard, his eldest son, who has disappeared, or to the heirs of his body, a yearly rent of 30l. to be charged on the above lands. 18 August, 33 Elizabeth. English. Signature of Geoffrey Might.
Endorsed with note of livery of seisin and attornment of John Fletcher, a tenant.
Berks.C. 8056. Quitclaim by Margaret Englefild, widow, to Francis Moore, esquire, of her interest in the manor of West Compton, Bottom Hampsted and Hampsted Norrys and all other lands in the county, demised jointly to her and the said Francis by Katherine, late Countess of Northumberland, by indenture dated 20 July, 36 Elizabeth. 24 July, 39 Elizabeth. English. Signed: Margaret Englefylde. Fragment of seal.
Endorsed with signatures of witnesses.
Berks.C. 8057. Indenture, dated 20 November, 45 Elizabeth, witnessing that Sir Edwin Sandys of Eyton, co. Bedford, [knight], has demised to William Sandys of Flattburie, co. Worcester, esquire, the manor and park of Remnam, redeemable on repayment of certain debts. English.
Endorsed with signature of a witness.
Denbigh.C. 8058. Indenture of defeasance, dated 20 January, 43 Elizabeth, by John ap Morys of Scrwgon, yeoman, of a conveyance in fee simple by William ap Gryffith of the same, yeoman, of land called 'Yr Ole Las,' on condition of the payment of 4l. 6s. 8d. at Michaelmas, 1607, or at the end of any third year from then within fifteen years. English. Mark. Seal.
Endorsed with names of witnesses.
C. 8059. Acknowledgment by John Danyel of Clement's Inn, gentleman, of the receipt from William Averell of Asheldham, co, Essex, gentleman, of 5l. in part payment of a debt. 23 February. 1563–4. English. Paper. Signature of John Danyell. Seal.
Norfolk.C. 8060. Indenture, dated 24 August, 34 Elizabeth, witnessing that Nicholas Hyde of Isellhamstede Latymers, co. Buckingham, esquire, has assigned to Henry Barrett of Gressenhall, yeoman, Michael Denby of Skarninge, clerk, and John Hamond of Wendlinge, in consideration of 140l., for the payment of which by the feast of All Hallows a bond for 200l. has been given by John Ferrour of Beteringe in Gressenhall, Henry Ferrour of Wendlinge, and Edmund Ferrour of Skarnynge, gentlemen, his interest under an extent in the manors of Dighton and Brockdishe in Atlebridge and in lands and a fold-course in Atlebridge, Swannyngton, Alderforth, Taverham, Rynglond, Morton. Gressenhall, and elsewhere, until they have recovered therefrom the sum of 200l. and his expenses; the assignment to be void if the said sum of 140l. or the penalty of the bond be not paid. English. Paper. Signed: Henry Barret, Michael Denbigh.