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of that messuage with appurtenaitces situated in the parish of
All Saints, Oxford, between a tenement he inhabits at the time of
making this charter on the west, and the tenement which Philip de
Wormenhale holds of him on the east ; also he grants to the said
John and Joan Ss. annual rent which he was accustomed to receive
annually from a tenement of Robert de Gonwardby in St. Ebbe'p,

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292 CALENDAR OF CHAETERS, ROLLS, ETC.

OXFORD.
Oxon ; to hold the same to them and their heirs for ever, in default
to revert to the heirs of John son of Walter.

Dated at Oxford the Sunday next after the feast of All Saints,
I Ed. II.
(i) John, son of Walter the goldsmith, of Oxford, grants to John his
son all the land and tenements, rents and services, meadows and
pastures, with appurtenances, which he has in the town of Oxford,
and the counties of Oxon and Berks ; to hold the same to him and
the heirs of his body by an annual payment of 14 marks of silver,
in default of heirs the whole to revert to John Gonwardby and
Joan his wife and their heirs ; in default to revert to the heirs of
the said John son of Walter for ever.

Dated at Oxford, 2 July, i Etl. IL

{k) Fragment of the pleadings in the suit between Edmund and
Idonea Fraunceys and University College.

Hustings court roll, being proceedings before Richard de Oarston,
mayor, and John Merston and Richard Brayn, bailiffs, of Oxford, con-
cerning the right to a messuage in the parish of St. Mildred commonly
called ' Chekerhalle,' claimed to be held of the king by Thomas
Holand, earl of Kent, by the free service of one penny, and of which
he was unjustly disseised by William Shipton, 15 Rich. II.

(4 Courts.) Rolls, 29.

Inquests held within the city of Oxford by John de Oseney,
coroner, 29-31 Ed. I. (9 Inquests,) Rolls, 30.



PRIORY OF ST. NICHOLAS, LITTLEMORE.

ABING-DON. Benjamin, formerly rector of the church of St.
Nicholas of Abbendon, grants to the church of St. Nicholas, Littlemor,
for the health of his soul, and for the souls of his father and mother, and
all the faithful deceased in frankalmoigne, one messuage in the village of
Abbendon, situated between the gate of master R., rector of the church
of St. Helen's, and the house of Hubert la Withe, paying to the abbot
of Abbendon 8c?. at the feast of St. Michael and id. at Chergeschet.
Witnesses. Sir Alan de Fernham, Henry de Baywith. (c. 1240-
50). Ch. 25.

BAYWORTH. Robert, the abbot, and convent of Abbendon, and
Benjamin, rector of the church of St. Nicholas, Abbendon, grant and
confirm to Grod and the blessed Virgin and the church of St. Nicholas
of Sanford, all the tithes in Beywrth of the demesne of Hugh de
Sanford which they have by the gift of Thomas de Sanford.

AVitnesses. John de St. Helen, Matthew de Bicstrop, Ralph
de Sanford, Alan de Farnham, James, rector of Wittenham.
{c. 1230-40.) Ch. 14.

BAYWORTH, SUNNINGWELL, and CHILSWELL.

An inspeximus and confirmation by Robert, bp. of Sarum, of a com-
position between John, rector of the church of Sunningewell, and the
prioress and convent of Litlemore, concerning the tithes of Bayworth,



IN THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY. 293

OXFORD.
Sunningewell, nnd Cliiieleswell, which they have by the gift of Thomas
de Samford. [With seal] Dated July 1246. CA. 29*.

BERGHEIA and BRILL, co. Bucks. King Henry II. con-
firms to the church of St. Nicholas of Sanford and the nuns there
serving Gocl, the land of Bergheia which Roger de Sanfort gave to
them in frankalmoigne, which was paying 40s. per annum, and one
acre of land in Brehilla, which was Areth's his grandfather, and given
to the mother of the said Roger in frank-marriage ; to hold the same
as the charter of the said Roger wdtnesseth.

Dated at Windesor'. (c. 1170-80.) Ch. 6*.

Koger de Sanford grants to the church of St. Nicholas of Sanford
and the nuns there, in frankalmoigne, the land of Bergheia, for the
souls of the Empress Matilda and King Henry her son, who gave the
land to him for his service, and for the souls of his father and mother,
and for the health of his own soul, and the souls of his parents and
friends, as freely as King Henry by his charter gave and confirmed it
to them. Besides he grants to them one acre of land in ' Bruhella '
(Brill), which Ared his grandfather gave to his mother in frank-
marriage, from which they have 25. or one measure (seam) of nuts
on Ash Wednesday. ■ •;

Witnesses. Jordan de Sanford, Garnerius, John, and Balph de
Sanford, Geoffrey de Wanci.,,- (c. 1170-80.) Ch. 8.

E,oger de Sanford grants to the church of St. Nicholas, Sanford, in
frankalmoigne, the land of Bergera for the souls of the Empress Matilda
and King Henry her son, which land she gave to the said Roger for
his service, also an acre of land in BruhiEI" which Ared his grandfather
gave to his mother in frank -marriage.

Witnesses. Jordan de Sanford, Thomas de Sanford, Warner de
Sanford, Fulco de Sanford, Geoffrey de Wanci. (c. 1170-80.)

Ch. 10.

Fragment of a charter, temp. Hen. II, containing the name of
Robert de Sanford as a witness. Ch. 6,

COWLEY (Temple). Indenture made 31 Sept. (sic), 22 Henry
VII, between Katherine, the prioress, and convent of Litullmore of the
one part, and Henry Ivory of Churchefcowley and John Ivory, son of
the said Henry, son and heir of Alice, late the wyff of the said Henry,
daughter and heir of John Smyth, late of Oxford, in the same countie,
of the other part, witnesseth that the said prioress and convent covenants
to pay to the said Henry an annuity of 26s. 8d. during his life, for a house
and land in Temple Cowley and Churchecowley, in the which William
Porter, clerk, and John Eggecombe, gent., with others, were infeoffed ;
the prioress and convent also agreeing to find commons, a chamber
within their priory, to bury in their church, and provide yearly an obit
for the said Henry. Ch. 47*,

Counterpart of indenture, 47*. Ch. 48,

FOHEST-HILL. Richard, son of Hugh Cordiwan of Chibbehurst,
grants and quit-claims to the church and nuns of St. Nicholas, Sanforrl,
all his right in one viigate of land in ForsthuUe, viz. that whicU



294 CALENDAR OF CHARTERS, ROLLS, ETC.

OXFORD.
Matthew de Bikestrope had of the gift of Hugh, father of the said
Richard.

Witnesses. Sir Ralph, kt. of Sanford, John, parson of Ger-
singdon. (c. 1250.) Ch. 16.

GARSINGrTON. Walter de Gersingdon grants to the nuns of
St. Nicholas, Sanford, one acre of land in Hemeland, in the village of
Garsington, in frank almoigne.

Witness. Geoffrey, priest of Gersingdon. (c. 1170-80.) CA. 5.

)lU Charter of Theobald, archbishop of Canterbury, addressed to Robert,
'i^*^T \^V- of Lincoln, confirming to Matilda and the nuns [of Littlemore]. .

. "^.1' ^° acres which gave them towards the way of

rrp l*^ Garsington, and 8 acres from his son \^A fragment^ Ch. 3.

p -«4/ • Roger, son of Hugh de Gersendon, grants to the church and nuns of

St. Nicholas of Sanford in frankalmoigne, 13 acres of land in Gersendon,
viz. 3I acres in ' Merlhembroc,' and 4I acres between the village of
Gersendon and Bradetheie, between the land of G. de Fonte in the upper
culture, and five acres in a culture which is called ' Langburne,' be-
tween the land of G. de Fonte and the land of Randal Lemol, to hold
the same by the service of 6d. per ann. to him and his heirs. /

Witnesses. John, parson of Gersendon, Ralph de Sanford, Adam/
chaplain of Weston, (c. 1220-30.)

Cecilia, daughter of Walter Pagan of Gersendon, grants to the
church of St. Nicholas of Sandford in frankalmoigne, three half acres
of land and part of a garden which the said Walter, her father, gave
her.

Witnesses. Sir Ralph, kt. of Sanford, John, parson of Gersendon.
{c. 1240-50.) Ch. 15.

1 '^Ho]!L KENNINGTON, co. Berks. Roger de Sanford, for the health of

the souls of the Empress Matilda, himself, and tlie king, grants to the

- nuns of the church of St. Nicholas of Sanford in frankalmoigne, the third

part of the island which is in ^ Keintona,' between Kenintonand Sanford.

Witnesses. John de Sanford, marsliall of the king, sir Geoffrey de

"Wanci, kt., Thomas, Adam, Richard, and Roger de Sanford.

(c. 1170-80.) Ch. 7.

Robert de Wileby, for the health of his soul, &c., grants to the
prioress and nuns of the church of St. Nicholas, Litlemore, in frankal-
moigne, 25. of annual rent in the village of Kenington which Alan de
Kenington was accustomed to pay for a messuage held of Robert in
Kenington.

Witnesses. Sir Henry de Baiwich, kt., William Wastehose de
Samford. (c. 1250.) Ch. 26.

LAMBOURN, co. Berks. Thomas de Ingaldestorp, dean of
St. Paul's, London, renounces all right, &c. to the tithes of a hide of
land in the parish of Lamburn of the demesne formerly Ralph Musard's,
to the prioress and convent of Littlemore, for a payment of 20s. per
ann. Dated July, 1280. Ch. 38*.

Decree of the Court of Arches in a tithe cause, in which John de



m THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY. 295

OXFORD.
Everdon, dean of St. Paul's, and rector of Lambourne, appeals against
the prioress and convent of Littlemore for spoliation of the tithes of
grain of the fee commonly called ' Musard ' in Lambourne.

Dated at London, 13 Kl. Jan. 1334. Ch. 41.

LEWARTONE, co. BerkB. Geoffrey de Vanci grants in frankal- '^^^^x^
moigne to the church of St. Nicholas and St. Edmund of Sanford, for ^^

the souls of himself, his father Robert, his mother Avice, and Cecilia
his wife, and by this present charter confirms, the land which Tappin
holds in the village of Lewartone. (c. 1160-70.) Ch. 2.

William de Wanci grants to Henry, rector of the church of Chilton,
for his homage and service, one messuage with a croft, and one acre
without the croft, near the way leading to Heywode in the village of
Lewerton, namely, that which William Falcator held, paying annually
for the same i2d.; for this donation he gave to the said William three
marks of silver, and to his wife Matilda half a mark.

Witness. Simon de Wanci. (c. 1180-90.) Ch. 11.

Charter by which de Wancy, son of Simon de Wancy, grants

to the church of St. Nicholas, Litlemore, seven acres of land

Witnesses. Bartholomew de la Hase, de la Hose, Joe. de

Holte. [Mutilated.] (c. 1220-30.) Ch. 20.

Convention between Amicia, prioress, and the convent of Littlemore
of one part, and William de Wanci of the other, concerning the right
of common of pasture in a certain wood of Heiwude.

Witnesses. Sir R., abbot of Abyngdon, Matthew Bigestrop, Simon
de Wanci. (c. 1220-30.) Ch. iS.

William de Wanci grants to the church of St. Nicholas of Litlemore ^
the whole of the pasture of Ma Dune' in 'Lewertune' without ^^<*^
'Puppedich,' in frankalmoigne ; also the said William acknowledges
that he and his heirs ought to close the half of a foss which is between
the arable field and the said pasture, and the nuns the other half.

Witnesses. Ralph de Sanford, Bartholomew de la Hose, Alan
de Fernham^ Joce de Holte. (c. 1220-30.) C/i. 17.

Geoffrey, son of William de Wanci, confirms to the church of t)iw^
St. Nicholas of Sanford the whole of his land with a wood in the
village of Lunewartune, which the aforesaid William his father gave
and granted in frankalmoigne to the said church. For this con^
firmation the nuns gave to the said Geoffrey two marks sterling.
Witnesses. Joe. de Holte, Thomas Noreis. (c. 1220-30.)

Ch. 19.

Emma grants and quit-claims in

the village of Lewerton

AVitness. Joce de Holte. [A fragment.] Ch. 21.

Geoffrey, son of Ralph Tapping of Lewarton, gi'ants and confirms

to the prioress and nuns of the church of St. Nicholas, Litlemore,

in frankalmoigne, the whole of his land in the village of Lewarton.

Witnesses. Sir Nicholas, then sheriff of Berks, Jocie de Holte,

Richard de Wanci. (c. 1220-30.) Ch, zd.



296 CALENDAR OF CHARTERS, ROLL^, ETC.
OXFORD.
Charter (indented) by which . . ., prioress of Litlemore, grants to
William Thomas of Lewartone, Margaret his wife, and John his j,
brother, the whole of a tenement and land in Lewartone . . for . . . , y\k

years at an annual rent of and four pence. |^ *

Dated at Litlemore the Thursday in Easter Week, 30 Ed. III.

Gh. 44.
Indenture by which Christiana Shrevenham, the prioress, and
convent of Lytilmore demise their manor of Haywode, co. Berks, with
a certain pasture called Cotons, together with the lands and tenements
to the same manor belonging in Leverton, to John Clydesdale of
Leverton, for his life, paying annually to the said priory seven marks
sterling. Dated i October, 4 Hen. VII. Ch. 47.

Indenture made 20 Nov., 22 Hen. YII, by which Katherine, the
prioress, and the convent of Lytylmor demise to Thomas Hall and
John Cledysdale the younger their manor of Heywoode, co. Berks,
with a certain pasture called Cotons, and all other their lands in
Leverton for 33 years at an annual rent of £4 13s. 4c?. CK 48 a.

LITTLEMORE. Robert de Maisnil grants to the church and
nuns of St. Nicholas of Sanford, the donation which Ralph de Maisnil,
his father, made to them in Lithelmore, also he grants to them in
frankalraoigne 3s. of annual rent in Lithlemore, from land which
Hugh Young (' juvenis') holds of him.

W^itnesses. Thomas de Sanford, Richard and Rob. and Hugh his

brothers, Ralph de Wanci. (c. 11 90-1 200.) Ch. 12.

Richard, son of William de Clifd [on], grants to the church of St.

Nicholas, Sanford, in frankalmoigne, one acre in the meadow ' Inford-

math.'

Witnesses. Robert, canon of Salisbury, Richard de Sandford his

brother, Hugh brother of the said Robert, Ralph, clerk of

Sanford. (c. 1 190-1200.) [Mutilatsd.^ Ch. 13.

Bull of Pope Innocent lY addressed to the faithful of Lincoln, Ely,

and Salisbury dioceses, granting to those who should assist in the

building and completing the church of the prioress and nuns of

Littlemore, an indulgence of ten days.

Dated at Lugden . . . June, 2nd year of his pontificate [i. e. 1245].

Ch. 29.
MODERUL. Roger de Thoen gives to the nuns of Littlemore
twenty acres of his demesne upon Moderul in alms for his soul,
and for the souls of his father and mother and kindred.

Witness. William, the priest of Sanford. Ch. i.

OXFORD. Philip, the miller, of Oxford, grants to the church
and nuns of St. Nicholas of Litlemore, one seld which Hugh the
marshal held of him for one mark of silver, with a solar that extends
itself beyond the said seld and beyond another seld on the south, namely
that next the house which was Robert Oweyn's, in the parish of St,
Michael at the north gate ; paying annually 4^, for all service.

Witnesses. Peter, son of Torald, then mayor, Laurence, son of
William Geoffrey de Stockwell, Adam Feteplace, Thomas under
the Wall, Hugh Fane, then provosts, (c. 1 240-50.) [ With seal]

Ch. 32*.



IN THE BODLEIAN LIBRAEY. 297

OXFORD.

Charter by which grants to the prioress and

nuns of Littlemore one mark of annual rent in frankalmoigne, for the
health of his soul, arising annually out of a tenement in the 'Aurifabria'
in the parish of All Saints, inhabited by Richard the goldsmith.

Witnesses. Geoffrey de Henxeie and John Padi, provosts of
Oxford. [Temp. Hen. III.] [A fragment] Ch. ^^,

INIatilda de Rye, prioress, and the convent of Littlemor, grant to John
de Bybury, a certain shop in Oxford in the * Cordewanaria/ between a
tenement which was Philip de Ew's, on the north, and a tenement of
the said John's on the south, to hold the same for his life.

Dated at Littlemor, 29 March, 16 Ed. III. Ch. 42.

Prioress and convent of Littlemore grant to Michael de Cornubia,
and Frideswide his wife, one shop in Oxford, in the parish of All
Saints, situated near the lane of St. Edward's on the west, and a
tenement of the prior and convent of St. Frideswide on the east.

Dated at Oxford the Wednesday on the feast of the apostles
SS. Philip and James, 26 Ed. III. [In dwplicate.] Ch. 43.

PUSEY, Berks. Robert de Sanford grants in frankalmoigne, to
the church of St. Mary, St. Nicholas, and St. Edmund, Cherleyham
('"Cerleiam'), certain lands with a mill in his demesne of Pusey, and
also confirms conjointly with Jordan his son, and Christiana, wife
of the said Jordan, whatever Roger the son of Richard and Ralph his
son gave and will give to the same church, as well as the gifts of
Christiana his little daughter and Robert the son of Warner, (c. 11 60.)

Ch. 4.

PTJTEHAM. E., prior, and convent of Esseby confirm to the
'JiCi^/^ prioress and nuns of Littlemore one mark which they received ....



Witnesses. Ralph D'Aumeri, dean of Warwick, James the

chaplain, parson of All Saints, Oxford, Robert, clerk of Swale- ^<uM>t^ ^^
weclive. [Mutilated^ Ch. 22. i^' .|-f, *<

Convention between Osbert, the prior, and convent of Essebi and ■*'*■ ^(AJU r
the prioress and nuns of Sanford, concerning the church of Puteham,
by which the convent of Essebi agree to pay annually to the nuns of
Sanford one mark of silver.

Witness. Ralph de Aumari, dean of Warwick. Ch. 23.

SANDEORD. Ralph, son of Fulc de Sanford, grants to Geoffrey
de Chibbehiirst for his service, one half hide of land in Sanford, namely
that which the nuns of Littlemore held of his father to farm, of the
dower of his mother, without the messuage and croft. For this
donation the said Geoffrey gave 1 6 marks of silver.

Witnesses. Richard Ic Thus, Richard Fitz-Neal. (c. 1180-90.)

Ch, 9.

William Wastehose of Samford and Amabilia his wife, for the
health of their souls and for the soul of Ralph, the knight of Samford,
grant to the church of St. Mary and St. Nicholas, Samford, in
frankalmoigne, one acre of arable land in the fields of Samford, viz.



298 CALENDAR OF CHARTEES, ROLLS, ETC.

OXFORD.

that one acre of the two acres which sir Ralph de Samford, kt.,
with his body granted to the said church.

Witnesses. Sir Peter Foliot, John, parson of Garsingdon,

Geoffrey Aumari. (c. 1240-50.) Ch. 30.

Thomas Bussel of Samford and Mabih'a his wife, daughter of Ralph,
the knight of Samford, grant to the church of St. Nicholas, Litlemore,
in frankalmoigne, one virgate of land, viz. 16^ acres in the fields of
Samford.

Witnesses. John de Turbervile, sheriff of Oxon, William

Wasthose.
Dated the Tuesday next before the feast of the Assumption, 1254,
38 Hen. m. CA. 31.

Charter (indented) being a convention dated Easter, 1265, 49
Hen. Ill, by which Isabel de Turribus, the prioress, and convent of
Litlemore grant to Ralph de Samford, son of William Wastehose of
Samford, 10 1 acres of land in the fields of Samford, in exchange for
another 10 J acres in the same fields. Ch. 36.

Confirmation by K. Henry IV of letters patent of King Rich. IT,
enabling the prioress and convent of Littlemore to hold eight marks of
land annual rent in the village of Saunford.

Dated 5 of his reign. [Mutilated^ Ch. 45.

Richard, the abbot, and convent of Abendon, give and appropriate
to Agnes, the prioress, and convent of Littlemore two messuages,
three cottages, one carucate of land, and . . s. rent in Saunford. For
this licence the said prioress gave to the abbot and convent of
Abendon 1005.

Dated at Abendon, 12 January, 10 Hen. lY. Ch. 46.

Indenture made 1 2 August, 9 Hen. VIII, by which dame Kateryn
Wellys, the prioress, and convent of Lytyllmore demise to Richard
Stokker of Sanforde, their ferm of Sanforde called Lytyllmore ferm,
to hold the same for 21 years, paying annually £3. [^Sea^.] Ch. 48*.

SANDFORD, NEWNHAM, LITTLEMORE, and IFPLEY.

John Laurence de la More quit-claims to Ralph, son of William de
Saunforde, and Agnes, his wife, all the right which he has in three
messuages, two carucates of land, and 125. rent in Saunford,
Newenham, Lutlemor, and Zistele, together with the reversion of the
tenements held by Joan, wife of Ralph de Saunford, by the name of
dower.

Dated at Saunford the Friday next after the feast of St. Barnabas,
5 Ed. II. Ch. 40.

STANTON and FOREST-HILL. Matthew de Bikestrop grants
to the church and nuns of St. Nicholas, Lutlemore, in which church
he desires his body to be buried, the whole of his land in the parishes
of Stanton and Forsthulle.

^ Witnesses. Sir Robert, abbot of Thame, John, parson of
Garsingdon. (c. 1232-43.) (7A. 27.



IN THE BODLEIAN LIBRAKY. 299

OXFORD.

SUNNING-WELL, co. Berks. An acknowledgment given by
Bobert de Caumpdene, rector of Sunningwell, to the prioress and
convent of Lyttlemore, that the tithes arising out of the demesne of
Katherine Paygnel, about which there had been a dispute between
them, shall be held by the said Robert for the term of his life only, he
paying to the said convent 20s. annually : after his death the said
tithes to be held by tlie said convent.

Dated at Abingdon, 2 Nones Apl., 1303. Ch. 39.

SYDENHAM. Roger de Quency, earl of Winchester, constable
of Scotland, for the health of his soul, and for the souls of his ancestors
and successors, remits and quit-claims to God and the church of St,
Mary and St. Nicholas of Littlemore, the suit of his court at Chennord
which was required of them for the 18 acres of land in the fields of
Sydenham, which the said nuns had of the gift of Seer de Quency his
father, (c. 1250-60.) Ch. 24.

Peter de Herwell, with the assent of Christiana his wife, grants to
Amicia, the prioress, and the nuns of St. Mary and St. Nicholas of
Littlemor, in alms, with two of his daughters to be made nuns of the
same house, one messuage and half m. hide of land, and so much
meadow as pertains to one hide of land in Sydenham, and another
messuage which Geoffrey, lord of Hancepe, held of him in the same
village, paying annually one penny at Easter, and to the chief lords of
the fee one pound of pepper. For this donation the prioress gave to
him 60 marks of silver beforehand.

Witness. Richard de Saunford. (c. 1260-70.) (7A. 38,

Roger de la Mare grants to the church and nuns of St. Nicholas of )
Litlemore, the whole of that virgate of land with appurtenances, '
except a meadow, which Robert Quenkine formerly held of him in the-
village of Sydenham, paying annually to him and his heirs 8c?. r^ m^^

Witness. Ysaac, vicar of Sydenham, (c. 1260-70.) ¥} ^

Roger de la Mare grants to the church and nuns of St. Nicholas of
Littlemore, the whole of that half virgate of land which Robert
Quengine formerly held of him in the village of Sydenham. u, * . ^

(e. 1260-70.) m n^

TUWSTODE. Charter (indented) by which , the prioress,

and the convent of Litlemore grant in perpetuity to Walter de
Gersindon one acre of land in Tunstode, and half a rood and pasture
for two colts, paying to them and their successors 12c?. annually.

Witness. Ralph de Sanford. [Mutilated.^ Ch. 35.

UTTHAM. Sir Hugh de Plessetis, kt., grants to the prioress and
nuns of Litlemor' 15s. of annual rent, viz. 105. which he had of the
gift of John de Plessetis, earl of Warwick, his father, and 5s. to the
kitchen which H . . . . gave to Hugh de Saunford his grandfather^
in frankalmoigne, from the village of Uttham. v

Witness. Ra^ph de Saunford. I ■ jt^O^l 0/ Ch. ^2.



300 CALENDAR OF CHARTERS, ROLLS, ETC.

OXFORD.

PRIORY OF ST. FRIDESWIDE.

ASCOT under WYCHWOOD. Judgment in a tithe cause
between the prior and convent of St. Frideswide, and Helyas Ridel,
rector of Sliipton, by the priors of Dunstable and St. Alban's and the
archdeacon of St. Alban's, delegated by the Pope to hear and determine
the same, who make the award that the tithes of the demesne of Roger
d'Oilli in Escot belong to the prior and convent of St. Frideswide,
and also the tithes of hay of lo virgates of land, saving 2S. which the
said canons annually pay at Escot to the church of Shipton.

Done in the year 1227, ist year of Pope Gregory IX, the
Saturday after the translation of St. Thomas the martyr, at
Flamsted. Ch. 82.

BECKLEY. Mandate from the dean of arches, London, to the
archdeacon of Worcester, to remove a cause to the arches court, con-
cerning tithes, between the prior and convent of St. Frid. and Michael
de Northampton, called rector of Beckelee.

Dated at London the Friday next after the feast of St. Katherine,
1276. Ch. 104

Michael de Northampton, rector of the church of Beckelee, con
stitutes William Brun, clerk, his proctor, to act for him in all causes.

Dated at London the Saturday next after tlie feast of St

1276. Ch. 103

Fragment of a charter dated at Oxford, St. Katherine's day, 1277
concerning the church of Beckley, in which sir Michael de Northampton
appears as rector [of Beckley] against the prior and convent of St
Frid. in a cause before the for Ch. 106

Certificate of a citation and denunciation served upon Michael de
Northampton, called rector of Beckley, for not appearing in a cause in
which the prior and convent of St. Frideswide are plaintiffs and he
defendant, concerning spoliation of tithes. [Mutilated.^



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