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{gg) Robert, the prior, and chapter of Christ Church, Canterbury,
ratify and approve the donation to the abbot and convent of
Faversham {ff). Dated in their chapter, 8 April, 14 Ed. III.

(M) Appropriation by John, archbishop of Canterbury, of the churches
of Bocton under the Bleu and Weston near Osprenge to the abbot
and convent of Faversham.

Dated in the chapter of his diocese, 18 May, 1340, and confirmed
by Robert, the prior, and the chapter of Christ Church,
Canterbury, same time.

(n) Proceedings in the matter of a licence to John de Osprenge from
the prior of Ledes, for his admission into the order of the friars
preachers, London, upon his own petition.
Dated at Ledes, 4 Id. Nov., 1343.

{Ikh) Letter from Simon, archbishop of Canterbury, to Richard Vagham,
LL. D., revoking the admission of John de Rothewelle to the church
of Great Hardres. Dated at Maghefeld, 10 Kl. Nov., 1359.

(Jl) Commission from Simon, archbishop of Canterbury, to the official
of the archdeacon of Canterbury, commanding him to hold an
inquiry as to who is the true patron of the church of Great Hardres,
to which master John de Rothewell had been admitted on the
presentation of the prior and convent of Tunbridge, which admission
for certain causes was revoked [mm). The presentation claimed by
Ralph, earl of Stafford. Dated at Maghefeld, 10 Kl. Nov., 1359.

(mm) The prior and convent of Tunbridge claim from the executors
of sir Ralph Neadgeres, earl of Stafford, certain debts due to them
for rent, windows in the church, and for his interment.
Dated 7 Rich. XL

(nn) Composition for the endowment of the vicarage of Teudell
(Tudley) made by David, the prior, and convent of Tunbridge to
Nicholas de Debeham, priest.

Dated at Tunbridge, 5 Kl. March, 1273.

{00) Mutilated deed.



IN THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY. 137

KENT.
(jpp) Petition from the prior and convent of Tunbridge to the pope, con-
cerning the appropriation of the church of Legh, Rochester diocese.

(qq) Presentation of Henry de Hegham to the church of St. Mary-
Magdalen of Stokeby, Canterbury diocese, by the prior and convent
of Ledes. Dated at Ledes, 19 Nov., 1347.

(rr) Henry de Hegham, presented to the church of Stokeby by the
prior and convent of Ledes, appoints A. de B. his attorney to act for
him in all the business touching the said presentation.
Dated &c.

(ss) Letter from the prior and canons of Tunbridge, to the earl of
Lancaster, asking him to send letters to Robert de Can stone and J.
de Harwell, executors of the earl of Gloucester for arrangement of
an account.

(tt) Petition to the king for his licence to appropriate the church of
Legh to the priory of Tunbridge.

(uu) Letter from King Edward III to John de Offord, dean of
Lincoln, and chancellor, granting his licence for the appropriation
of the church of Legh to the prior and convent of Tunbridge, at
the request of Ralph, baron of Stafford.

Dated at Westminster, 23 July, 22 Ed. III.

(vv) Letters patent tested at Westminster, 23 July, 22 Ed. .Ill, for
the appropriation of the church of Legh as in (uu).

(wiv) Petition from the prior and convent of Tunbridge to the bishop
of Rochester, setting forth the damage done to their church, chapter
house, dormitories and dining hall, as also the library and vestment
room, with the books, vestments, and ornaments by fire, and asking
that the church of Legh, taxed at <£i2 per annum, may be appro-
priated and incorporated for their support, and also the support of
two canons in their priory.

(ccic) Letter from Ralph, earl of Stafford, lord of Tunbridge, to the
archbishop of Canterbury (1) praying him to assist his chaplains the
prior and canons of Tunbridge, on account of their loss by fire and
other grievous charges.

Written at Tunbridge the 12 th day of December.

{yy) Petition from the prior and convent of Tunbridge to the pope,
for the appropriation of the church of Legh, Rochester diocese,
setting forth the disaster which had befallen them, &c. (see ww).

izz) Petition from the prior and convent of Tunbridge to the pope,
praying that their churches and tithes, privileges and indulgences,
rents and services, lands and possessions, with their appurtenances,
which they enjoyed before the nth day of July, 1327, when their
house was burnt, may be confirmed to them, under pain of ex-
communication.

iaaa) Commission from Richard de Haversham, treasurer of the
church of Llandaff, who together with the prior of St. Bar-
tholomew, London, the abbot of Westminster and the prior of the
Holy Trinity, London, had been appointed by the pope conservators



138 CALENDAR OF CHARTERS, ROLLS, ETC.

KENT.

of the rights and privileges of the order of St. John of Jerusalem,
England, to the dean of Mallyng, Rochester diocese, commanding
him to cite or cause to be cited, David, the perpetual vicar of
Teudele (Tudley), to appear before the said prior of St. Bartholomew
or one of the above, in the church of St. Bartholomew on the third
law day after the feast of St. Juliana the virgin next following,
concerning the usurpation of ecclesiastical rights and the adminis-
tration of the sacraments, and also the unjust taking away of
offerings in the said church of the chapel [in ecclesia capelle], made
to the same hospitallers. Dated at London, 5 Kl. Feb., 1351.

(bbb) Ralph, earl of Stafford, petitions the pope, that the church of
Heghhardres with the chapel of Stellyngge, taxed at 40 marks,
may be appropriated to the priory of Tunbridge, for the support of
two canons.

(ccc) Letter of sir John de Harewell to sir Robert de Caustone,
touching the settlement of the debts due to the prior of Tunbridge
by sir Hugh de Audley, earl of Gloucester, deceased, and receiving
at the hands of the prior the following goods which were in his
custody, viz. ' siz quillers d'or et de Jaspre, et en cire oevrez cxc
livres, xii. pieces de orailes de leure en amaillez, viii. papilons des
margeries, un pyn de Ivoir, un Tablet de Ivoyr de ymagerie, ii.
petitz forceas de Ivoyr dount jay donez luu al Eghse a mettre
dedeynz Corpus Christi et altres reliques ; ' the prior also requesting
the good offices of the earl of Lancaster for the obtaining a licence
of mortmain from the king.

(ddd) Petition from the canons of Tunbridge to the king for a licence
to purchase £20 of land and rents to the memory of Hugh de
Audley, late earl of Gloucester, and Margaret his wife, cousin of the
king. ^

(eee) Letter of the prior of Tunbridge to sir Robert de Caustone,
recapitulating the contents of the letter of sir John de Harewell
(ccc), and adding that the ' coffre ' would be sent to John de Weston
at Weston.

(fff) Letter to John de Weston enclosing the letters of sir John de
Harewell (ccc), and of the prior to sir Robert de Caustone {eee), and
telling him that the ' coffre ' shall be forwarded to him at the first
opportunity.

(ggg) Petition of the prior of Jjedes for the appropriation of the church
of Lethered.

(hhh) Appropriation by John, archbishop of Canterbury, of the church
of Lethered to the prior and convent of Ledes.
Dated at Croydone, 12 Kl. April, 1345.

(m) Letter from King Edward III to pope Clement VI, setting out
the depression of the priory of Ledes in consequence of the damage
done to it during the siege of the castle of Ledes.
Dated at Westminster, 24 May, . . .

(kkk) Petition of King Edward III to the pope on behalf of the prior
and canons of Ledes for the appropriation of the church of Letherhed,
Winchester diocese, valued at 52 marks sterling, to that priory.



IN THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY. 139

KENT.

{Ill) Letter from King Edward III to A., bishop of Tusculum, con-
cerning the appropriation of the church of Lethered.
Dated at Westminster, 5 July.

(mmm) Petition of King Edward III to the pope, on behalf of the
prior and convent of Ledes, for the appropriation of the church of
Lethered to their use.

{n7in) Form of a bond.

(000) Part of a petition to the pope by the prior and convent of
Ledes, setting forth the damage done to them during the siege of
the castle of Ledes, as also to their manors and churches by burning,
and asking him to cause the church of Lethered to be appropriated
to them.

{P2^jP) Detter from John Colepeper to the earl of Huntyngdon, to the
effect that having been ordered to commit the office of deputy of the
hundred of Wechilston to Nicholas Merifeld in the place of Roger
de Barden, the prior of Tunbridge begs that the said Nicholas may
be relieved from that office, inasmuch as he has care of possessions
of the prior in Brenchesley.

(qqq) Letter from the prior of Tunbridge to the earl of Huntyngdon,
praying that Nicholas Merifeld, their bailiff of Brenchesley, may not
be appointed deputy of the hundred of Wechilston.

(rrr) Letter of thanks from the prior of Tunbridge.

(sss) John Vaccham, alias Freeman, rector of Leghe, Rochester diocese,
appoints master William Bradle, canon of London, sir Thomas
Vacham, priest, and John Godwyne, clerk, his proctors to act for
him conjointly or dividedly in all matters connected with his
church or any other ecclesiastical business.
Dated at Canterbury, 12 Aug., 1354.

(ttt) Letter from the prior and canons of Tunbridge to the archbishop
of Canterbury, praying him to seal a new bond to be laid before
him by sir Thomas de Wolton in lieu of a former cancelled bond.

{uuu) Letter to sir Thomas de Wolton enclosing the foregoing (ttt)
and the new bond for the archbishop's seal.

(yvv) Letter from King Edward III to John bishop of Rochester,
soliciting the prayers of the people of his diocese for the success of
his arms in France, in consequence of the conduct of the French at
the court of the pope in refusing to ratify the treaty of Calais.
Dated at Westminster, 9 June, 29 of his reign.

(www) Notice of their proposed visitation of the priory of Tunbridge
from the priors of Ledes and of St. Gregory, Canterbury, the
visitors of houses of the order of St. Augustine in the dioceses of
Canterbury and Rochester, on the 8th of June following.
Dated at Ledes, 20 May, 1356.

{poxx) Bond given by Roger de Barden to sir William de Mallyng, the

prior, and the convent of Tunbridge, to secure the payment of

.£10 4s. id., in case of default a distraint to be levied on his goods.

Dated at Tunbridge the Tuesday next after the feast of St.

Katherine, 26 Ed. III.



140 CALENDAR OF CHARTEHS, ROLLS, ETC.

KENT.
{yyy) Warrant for preparing letters patent for the repayment of £4

to the prior of Tunbridge, lent by him to the king on the 25 June,

21 Ed. IIL

{zzz) Letters patent, dated at Reading 25 June, 21 Ed. Ill, for the
repayment at Michaelmas, 1348, of the preceding loan {yyy).

{aaaa) "Warrant from Ralph, earl cf Stafford, to John Fromond his
receiver for the lordship of Tunbridge, to allow the prior of Tun-
bridge to keep 60 pigs free of pannage within the forest of Tun-
bridge. Dated 9th April, 31 Ed. III.

(6666) John, son of Thomas de Cobeham, quit-claims to Walter, son
of sir Thomas Colepeper, kt., all right in all lands and tenements
together with rents and services which will fall to him after the
death of Elizabeth his mother, wife of the said Walter, in the
county of Surrey at Gatewick.

Dated at Tunbridge, 4 July, 33 Ed. III.

{cccc) John, son of Thomas de Cobeham, remits to Walter Colepeper
and Elizabeth his wife all right in all the lands and tenements,
which will fall to the said John after the decease of Walter and
Elizabeth in the coimty of Kent ; nevertheless the said Walter
grants for himself and his heirs, that if the said John or Thomas de
Weston in his name, come and pay to Walter or his attorney £40
in the priory of Tunbridge on the day of the nativity of St. John
the Baptist, within 3 years next following the date of these presents,
then the writing of relaxation that John made to Walter shall be
void. Dated at London, 4 July, 33 Ed III.

idddd) John, son of Thomas de Cobeham, is bound in a sum of 40
marks sterling to Walter, son of sir Thomas Colepeper, kt.

Dated at London in the house of John Tamworth, clerk, 15 July,

33 Ed. m.

ieeee) John, son of Thomas de Cobeham, is bound to Walter, son of

sir Thomas Colepeper, kt., in 40 marks sterling, payable in the

priory of Tunbridge on Easter day after the date of these presents, to

secure the payment of 20 marks.

Dated at London, 16 July, 33 Ed. III.

{ffff) Letters patent of King Edward III, dated at Reading, 24 January,
33rd of his reign, granting to John Parys of Tunbridge and
Margaret his wife a certain piece of land containing 2 acres of
meadow in Tunbridge, formerly Roger Bavent's, to hold the same
for ever.

igggg) Letter of the prior of Tunbridge to the archbishop of Canter-
bury desiring to be excused on the ground of poverty from the
charge of some person entrusted to the priory by him.

(hhhh) Petition from the prior and convent of Tunbridge to Lionel,
earl of Ulster, for the continuance of their privileges of a daily
supply of wood, of pannage for 60 pigs, and of the yearly gift of a
stag within his forest of Tunbridge.

(iiii) Warrant from Ralph, earl of Stafford and lord of Tunbridge, to



IN THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY. 141

KENT.
John Fromond his receiver there, to pay to the prior and convent
lo marks.
Dated at Tunbridge on the feast of the translation of Sfc. Thomas,
35 Ed. III.
STRADISHALL and DENERDISTON, co. SUFFOLK.
Two membranes of a roll concerning the chapel of Denerdiston and
the rectory of StradeshuUe.

Dated at Tunbridge on the day of St. Dunstan the archbishop,

1 291, and attested by "Walter le Noreys, son of the late Robert

Lawys of Kellum. Kent Rolls, 9.

TUNBRIDGE (Priory of). Roll containing stipends of servants,

payments and gifts, allowances and reparations, (c. 1420.) [Mutilated.']

Kent Rolls, 10.

Rent Roll of the prior and convent of Tunbridge for the 41st Ed.
III. Kent Rolls, 11.

LANCASHIEE.

CROFTBATHOC. Benedict, son of Richard de Croftbathoc,
grants to the hospital of St. John of Jerusalem three tofts which lie
between Witingham and Selecroft, namely ' Gillecroft,' and ' Gillemi-
helecroft,' and the croft which Richard formerly held of the hospital ;
and the third part of ' Eregehoved,' with 2 fields pertaining to it.
(c. 1160-70.) Lancashire Charters, i.

CALLAW. "W., the prior, and convent of Cartmel acknowledge
that they are bound to pay annually to the brethren of the hospital
of St. John of Jerusalem an annual rent of 7s. for the land of Callan.
(c. 1200.) Ch. 2.

LANCASHIRE. Certificate of the appointment of Philip, lord
Wharton, as lieutenant of the county of Lancaster by the parliament.
[Signed by Jo. Browne, the clerk of the parliament,] Ch. 3.

Duplicate copy of the above certificate. Ch. 4.

LANCASTER (Duchy of). Copy of a writ of King Ed. Ill
(undated) granting privileges to Henry Plantagenet, earl of Lancaster.

Ch. 5.

Charter of King Henry V confirming to John, duke of Lancaster,
Blanche his wife, and their heirs, the privileges, &c. belonging to
the duchy of Lancaster.

Dated at Westminster, 15 Feb., 2 Hen. V. Ch. 6.

PRESTWICH. Letters patent of King William III, dated
23 Dec, 1682, granted to John Lake, bp. of Sodor and Man, to enable
him to hold in commendam the rectory of Prestwich and the prebend
of Fridathorp in St. Peter's church, York. Ch. 7.

SKELMERSDALE. Bond in £200 given by sir Thomas Hes-
keth of RufForth, kt., to Richard Smalshagh for the performance of
certain covenants in a pair of indentures, concerning a sale of a
messuage, &c. in Skelmersdale.

Dated 4 Jan., 2 and 3 Philip and Mary. [Signed, Thomas
Hesketh.] Ch. 8.



142 CALENDAR OF CHARTERS, ROLLS, ETC.

LANCASTER.
Thomas, Bon of Jolin Mersh, constitutes Oliver Asslieton his attorney
to deliver seisin to Richard Taillior of Bolde, of all his lands and
tenements in Skelmersdale.

Dated 24 August, 2 Rich. III. Ch. 9.

Thomas, son of John Mershe, grants to Richard Taillior of Bolde
all his lands and tenements in Skelmersdale.

Dated at Skelmersdale the Monday next after the feast of the
Assumption B.M.V., 2 Rich. III. Ch. 10.

Thomas, son of John Mersh, quit-claims to Richard Taillior of Bolde
all his right in a messuage and certain lands, &c. in Skelmersdale.

Dated the Wednesday next before the feast of St. George the

martyr, i Hen. VII. Ch. 11.

Richard Tallior grants to Thomas Hesketh, esq., all his lands,

messuages, tenements, &c. in the village of Skelmersdale in the county

of Lancashire, paying annually to the said Richard 1 05.

Dated 16 Feb., 8 Hen. YITL Ch. 12.

Richard Talior quit-claims to Thomas Hesketh, esq., all his right
in messuages, lands, &c. in Skelmersdale.

Dated 17 Feb., 8 Hen. VIII. Ch. 13.

Richard Tailor and Thurstan his son quit-claim to Thomas Hesketh,
esq., all their right in all their messuages, lands, &c. in Skelmersdale,
for a payment of .£21. Dated 9 Dec, 11 Hen. VIII. Ch. 14.

Fine made at Lancaster the Monday in the 5th week of Lent, 2 and
3 Philip and Mary, between Richard Smalshawe, plaintijff, and sir
Thomas Hesketh, kt., and Alice his wife, defendants, by which the
said sir Thomas acknowledges that a messuage, orchard, lands, &c.
in Skelmersdale belong to the said Richard, he paying £30 sterling.

Ch. 15.

Will, inventory, and probate of James Smalshawe of Skelmersdale,

yeoman. Will dated 3 July, 1614. Probate dated 8 Dec, 161 4.

Ch. 16.

HAWKESHEAD. A catalogue of books presented to the
grammar school of Hawkeshead by Daniel Rawlinson, citizen and
vintner of London, and friends, at his request, (c. 1680.)

Lancashire Rolls^ i.

NEWTON, &c. Roll containing four extracts from the pipe-rolls
of 37 Eliz., 10 Chas. I, and 6 James I, relating to sums of money due
to the crown on account of recusancy, from lands in Newton, Saviles-
bury, &c. Extracted 27 June, 15 Chas. I, 1639. Rolls, 2.



LEICESTERSHIRE.

ASHBY de la ZOUCH. Thomas Ormond, esq., quit-claims to
William Stephens and his heirs all his right in the manor of Assheby
de la Zouche.

Dated 2 July, 12 Ed, IV. [Siyned, T. Ormond.]

Leicestershire Charters, 1.



IN THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY. 143

LEICESTER.
ASHBY de la ZOUCH, PACKINGTON, and the Hundred of
FRAML AND. Thomas Harvey of Ashby de la Zoucli, gent., grants to
King James all his right in the rectory of Ashhy de la Zouch and the
rectory of Packington, co. Leicester, and in the hundred of Framland,
also in the manor of Ashby de la Zouch, and in a grange called 'Alton
Grandge,' and in certain lands parcel of the manor of Packington, all
in the county of Leicester, also in the manors of AUer and Allermore
in the co. of Somerset, also in 2 parts of the manor of Canford in the
CO. Dorset, parcel of the possessions of Henry, earl of Huntingdon, to
hold during pleasure. Dated 13 Feb., 9 James I. Gh. 2.

BURTON OVERY. Indenture made i August, 36 Hen. VIII,
by which John Beaumont of Gracedew, co. Leicester, for the sum of
£12 demises to John Weston of Burton Overey and Edward his son
a close of land in Burton Overey for 200 years at an annual rent of
14H Ch. 3.

BURTON LAZARS (Hospital). Letter from sir William
Sutton, kt., master, and the brethren of the hospital of Burton
Lazars to William of Barrytam (?) receiving him as a benefactor
into the brotherhood.

Dated at Burton, 1475, April 17. Ch. 4.

ENDERBYE. Indenture made i Nov., 30 Q. Elizabeth, by
which sir George Hastings of Goppishill in the county of Leicester,
kt., in consideration of the receipt of .£500, lets to farm the rectory
of Enderbie for 31 years, to Dyonise Orme, citizen and merchant
taylor of London, at an annual rent of £9 6s. 8c?. Ch. 5.

Indenture made 25 Nov., 30 Elizabeth, by which Richard Bran-
thwaite of London, esquire, and Roger Bromley of Bagworth park,
Leicester, esq., at the request of Henry, earl of Huntingdon, and for
a certain sum of money, sell to sir George Hastings, kt., brother of the
said earl, the rectory of Enderbye, lately belonging to the dissolved
monastery of the meadow of Leicester. Ch. 6.

Indenture made i June, 35 Elizabeth, by which the right hon.
Henry, earl of Huntingdon, &c., grants to Dionise Orme of London,
merchant taylor, the manor of Enderby in the county of Leicester.
Deed recites a previous grant of the manor to his brother sir George
Hastings for 2000 years, at an annual rent of £22. Ch. 7.

List (on paper) of deeds, &c. relating to the rectory of Enderby.

Ch. 8.

POXTON. "Will of Robert Sprigge of Foxton, co. Leicester, dated
26 November, 16 19. Probate dated 27 March, 1620. Ch. 9.

Indenture made i October, 22 Chas. II, by which Thomas Sprigge
of Foxton, in consideration of the receipt of 5s., sells unto George
Grene and Theophilius Grene, a messuage, close, and homestead,
lying in Foxton, in the co. of Leicester, for a term of four months.

Ch. 10.

Exemplification of a recovery inrolled at Westminster, Michaelmas,
22 Chas. II (roll 60), between Theodore Grene and Edward Chapman,



144 CALENDAR OF CHARTERS, ROLLS, ETC.

LEICESTER,
plaintiffs, and George Grene and Theophilus Grene, gentlemen, de-
fendants, concerning one messuage, 2 gardens, 10 acres of land, one
acre of meadow, 8 acres of pasture and common of pasture for all
cattle and appurtenances in Foxton.

Dated at AVestminster, 28 Nov., 22 Chas. II. l^With seal.]

Ck II.

GREENBOROUGH. William, son of Robert de Harecurt,
grants to AVilliam Part and his heirs, for his homage and service, the
bodies of Geoffrey the carter and of Robert Batele, his natives, with
all their belongings, together with half a virgate of land which the
said Geoffrey and Robert hold in the village of Greneberue ; paying
annually for the same one pair of white gloves of the price of one
penny at Easter for all secular services and demands, (c. 1270-80.)

Ch. 17.
HINKLEY. Exemplification of a grant of a yearly pension of
£5 6s. 8d. to the parish priest of Hynkeley, out of the late possessions
of the dissolved monastery of Mountegrace, co. of York.

Dated at Westminster, 12 Feb., 36 Hen. VIII. [With seal.]

Ch. 12.
LEICESTER. Richard Glen of Leicester grants to Richard de
Rothewell of Leicester one messuage with appurtenances in Belegrave-
gate, Leicester, situated between a tenement of Roger de Gretham and
the tenement of Richard de Glen, paying annually after the expiration
of 16 years los.

Dated at Leicester, 2 Feb., 17 Ed. 11; witness, John Alsis,

mayor of Leicester. Ch. 13^

Articles of enquiry concerning lands, &c. in the county of Leicester

held by those who had taken part in the late disturbances (turhatio

re(7m) against the king. (c. 1270-80.) Ch. 14.

Roger de Sileby and Leticia his wife (daughter of William the

smith) grant to Alexander Persun for 29s. of silver in hand paid,

a certain piece of land in Leicester near the north gate.

Dated the day of St. Agatha the virgin, 1266. Ch. 15.

IiEICESTER (Abbey of St. Mary Pr6). Indenture made
16 August, 28 Hen. VIII, by which John, the abbot, and convent of
the monastery of our Lady in the medows of Leicester, grant to Robert
Grenwod of Sigresham a messuage and 2 yards of land in the town
and fields of Sigresham for 3 1 years at an annual rent of 305. 4c?.

Ch. 16.

MOWESLEY. Roger, son of William Brabazon of Mowesley,
grants to John Oudeby of Stokedrie, co. Rutland, the whole of his
lordship in the village of Mowesley, together with 12s. annual rent and
the homage and services of the freemen for their lands and tenements
held of him. Also attached to this charter is a schedule of the chief
rents of Mowesley payable at Michaelmas.

Dated at Mowesley, 4 April, 19 Ed. III. [With seals.] Ch. 18.

PACKINGTON, co. LEICESTER, and MEASHAM, co.
DERBY. Exemplification of a decree between Henry, earl of



IN THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY. 146

LEICESTER.
Huntingdon, plaintiff, and Thomas Pestell, clerk, defendant, concerning
the claim to the tythes of the parsonages of Packington on the heath,
and Mesam, in the counties of Leicester and Derby.

Dated at "Westminster, 29 January, 4 Chas. I. [With seal.]

CL 19.

SADYNGTON. Condition of a grant from sir "William de
Botereaux, kt., to John Cook of Leicester, of an annual rent charge of
£6 upon his lands and tenements in Hard wick, co. Bucks, during the
life of Elizabeth, wife of the said sir William, namely that if the
said Elizabeth does not recover her dower out of the manor of
Sadyngton, held by the said John, then the said grant of annuity shall
become void.

Dated the Friday on the feast of the translation of St. Thomas the
martyr, 47 Ed. III. [With seal] Ch. 20.

STERMESWORTH. Sir Richard de Egebaston, kt., in Swyne-
ford, grants to John his son and heir for ever, a certain messuage in
Stermesworth which AVilliam, son of Juliana de Neubolde, holds for



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