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John her husband.

Dated at Davyntr' the Friday after the Nativity of St. John Bapt.,
18 Ed. III. Ch. 84.

Simon, son of Robert Fissher of Daventre, demises to Richard de
Neubold of Daventre, one acre and one rood of meadow in Daventre,
viz. in * Tounslade,' for his life, at an annual rent for the first 10 years
of one rose, at the feast of St. John the Bapt., if demanded, and beyond
that term of 5.5.

Dated at London the Thursday next after the feast of the Purifi-
cation B.V. M., 29 Ed. III. Ch. 85.

Simon, son of Robert le Fisshere of Daventre, grants to Richard de

Neubold of Daventre, two acres of arable land in the field of Daventre.

Dated at Daventre the Friday next before the feast of St. Margaret,

virg., 29 Ed. III. Ch. 86.



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NORTHAMPTON.

John AVaundel of Daventre quit-claims to Roger of the Halle all
right in those tenements in Daventre and Newelond which he had by
the gift and feoffment of William Smyth.

Dated at Daventre the Thursday next before the feast of St.
Gregory, 33 Ed. HL Ch. 87.

Agnes, wife of Thomas Robard of Daventre, widow, grants to Adam

.... and Simon Baudewyne, two messuages in Daventre and one

* Thoronaker,' lying in the field of Daventre at ' les Wyndemulnes.'

Dated at Daventre the Wednesday next after the feast of St.

Peter . . . . , 35 Ed. IIL " Ch, 88.

Sir Thomas Fitz-Wauter, kt., lord of Daventre, quit-claims to the
prior and convent of Daventre, all his right in certain tenements and
reversions in Daventre and Drayton.

Dated at Daventre on the feast of St. Michael, 40 Ed. III.
[With seals.'] Ch. Sg.

Fragment of a grant from Sarah, widow of of a messuage

in Daventre. Dated at Daventre, 45 Ed. LEI. Ch. 90.

Indenture made between William, the prior, and convent of Daventre,
of the one part, and John Waundell of Daventre of the other part,
being a confirmation of an annual rent of 35. 4d. payable during the
life of Elizabeth, late wife of John Herberd of Throp, demised by her
to the said John Waundell.

Dated at Daventre on the feast of St. Laurence, 19 Ric. II.

Ch. 91.

William Newenham, esq., Henry Michell of Dodford, and Henry
Smyth of AYest Haddon, demise to Thomas Arnold of Daventre and
Alice his wife, a messuage in Daventr' in Hogges markett, and they
appoint Edmund Hays to deliver seisin of the same.

Dated at Daventre, 12 Nov., 22 Ric. II. Ch.g2.

Richard Hall of Daventre demises to farm to John Sadeler and
Agnes his wife, for their lives and the longest liver of them, one
messuage with a curtilage adjoining in Daventre, situated in ' le New-
lond,' at an annual rent of 85.

Dated at Daventre on the feast of St. Michael, 7 Hen. V. Ch. 93.

Memorandum relating to the priory of Daventry. (1420.) Ch. 93*.

DAVENTRY and DRAYTON. Thomas Everdon of Snottes-
combe grants to Thomas Nassyngton, clerk, Peter . . . . , and John
Keteryng, certain lands, tenements, rents, and services, in the village
and fields of Daventre and Drayton.

Dated at Daventre, . . January, 6 Hen. YL Ch. 94.

John, son and heir of Edmund Warilawe of Daventre, grants to
Richard Harvy, clerk, and AYilliam Longge of Staverton, two mes-
suages with gardens and closes.

Dated at Daventre, 26 April, . . [Hen. VI.] Ch. 95.



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NORTHAMPTON.

Indenture witnessing that Robert, the prior, and convent of
Daventre, demise to farm to John "Willoughby, Agnes his wife, and
Thomas their son, a messuage with a garden adjacent in Daventre,
for 90 years, at an annual rent of 105.

Dated at Daventre, 14 March, 10 Hen. VI. Ch. 96.

Nicholas West of Daventre remits and quit-claims to Thomas Hall
all his right in two cottages with appurtenances in Daventre.

Dated at Daventre, i May, 1 7 Hen. VI. Ch. 97.

Letters patent of K. Hen, VI, dated at "Westminster, 26 June, 3rd
of his reign, being a general pardon to the prior and convent of
Daventry. Ch. 98.

Simon Stareton, otherwise called Simon Scrope, of Daventr', glover,
and Isabella his wife, demise to John Stareton or Scrope, and Isabella
his wife, for their lives, a messuage and croft, at an annual rent of one
rose on the feast of St. John Bapt.

Dated 7 Oct., 39 Hen. VI. Ch. 99.

An acquittance to the prior of Daventry by William Weston, rector
of Mersh, co. Bucks, for 3s. ^d.

Dated . . May, 16 Ed. IV. Ch. 100.

William Newenham, esq., justice of the peace for the county of
Notts, grants liberty to Henry Smyth and John Malyn of Daventry
on security. Dated 10 April, 16 Ed. IV. Ch. loi.

DAVENTRY and STAVERTON. Nicholas Fleknoede of
Daventre, husbandman, grants to Nicholas Catesby, esq., Edward
Newenham, William Lane of Orlingber, William Staverton, and
Thomas Graunte, gentylman, one cottage with a garden adjacent in
Daventre, also three half-acres of land in the field of Staverton, and
the said Nicholas appoints Robert Lane his attorney to deliver seisin
of the same. Dated at Daventre, 14 Feb., . . Ric. III. Ch. 102.

Joan, wife of John Boteler of Daventre, widow, quit-claims to
Nicholas Catesby, esq., Edmund Newenham, William Staverton, and
Thomas Graunte her right in one half acre of arable land in the north
field of Daventre.

Dated at Daventre, 15 ,4 Hen. VII. Ch. 103.

Henry Smythe of Westhaddon, yeoman, grants to Nicholas Catesby,
esq., Edmund Newenham, William Lane of Orlyngberd, William
Staverton, and Thomas Graunte, one tenement with a curtilage
adjacent in Daventre, and one half-acre of arable land in the west
field of Drayton.

Dated at West Haddon, 11 March, 4 Hen. VII. Ch. 104.

George Monox and William Rycardes remit and quit-claim to
Thomas Ylston, the prior of the monastery of Daventre, all right of
action &c. to this present date.

Dated i May, 21 Henry VII. Ch. 105.



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NORTHAMPTON.

Thomas Ilstone, the prior, and convent of Daventre, are bound to
John Warde, citizen and alderman of London, and Thomas Frowyk,
sergeant-at-law, in X200 sterling, payable the 4th of April, 1498.

Ch. 106.

DRAYTON". Convention made 1248 between the prior and con-
vent of Davintr', of the one part, and Henry the smith of the same
village, of the other part, by which the said prior and convent grant
one acre and one rood of arable land in Drayton, in exchange for one
acre of arable land in the north field of Davintr'. Ch. 107.

Henry Lodbroch of Daventr' sells to Peter, the prior and convent
of Daventr, all his goods moveable and immoveable in Drayton,
(c. 1270-80.) Ch. 108.

An agreement between John Fers of Daventr', of the one part, and
Agnes, daughter of Ralph le . . . . , of the other, by which the said
John appoints Alice as his heir, to have after his decease two mes-
suages in Drayton, paying to the chief lords of the fee 2S. (c. 1290.)

Ch. 109.

Roger, son of Lucy de Baddeby in Daventr', g^rants and quit-claims
to Roger Marshal of Daventr' and Agnes his wife, all his right in one
half-acre of arable land in the north field of Drayton.

Dated at Daventr' the Thursday on the feast of the Annunciation
B.V.M., 9Ed. II. Ch. 110,

"William Yonge, vicar of Daventre, grants to Roger Newenham of
Daventre, one half acre of arable land in the north field of Drayton,
lying in Ayreslade.

Dated at Daventre .... after the feast of the translation of St.
Thomas, 34 Ed. III. [With seal^ Ch. iii.

HADDON (West). Sir Eustace, lord of Watford, kt., grants to
the church and monks of Davintr', the whole of a tenement with
appurtenances in West Haddon which John, vicar of West Haddon,
sometime held of him; to hold the same in frankalmoigne. (c. 1240.)

Ch. 112.

MXJNCOTE. Indenture witnessing that, whereas John Chapeleyn
of Norton, near Daventre, is bound to AVilliam Smyth of Muncote,
husbandman, in £100, payable at the feast of Easter next; yet the
said William grants l)y these presents that if he and his assigns hold
peaceably those lands &c. in Muncote which the said John demised to
him by charter, then the said bond to be void.

Dated 6 M . . , 17 [Hen.VII.]. Ch, 113.

NORTHAMPTON. Indenture witnessing that Thomas, the
prior, and convent of Daventre, have demised to Richard Stone of
Northampton, barber, Alice his wife, and John their son, a messuage
with a garden adjacent, situated in Northampton, in a lane called
Marvelleslye lane ; to hold the same for their lives at an annual rent
of idd. Dated at Daventre, 6 March, 30 Hen. VI. Ch. 114.



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NORTHAMPTON.

NORTON. Henry de Norton, skinner, grants to the church and
monks of Davintr* sixpence annual rant of Robert de Norton, skinner,
for one messuage with its appurtenances, which the same Robert
sometime held of him, to the west of the church-yard against the
church, (c. 1230.) Ch. 115.

Admission of Thomas the priest of Nortun to the church of Nortun,
on the presentation of R, prior of Daventry, in place of Vincent who
had intruded himself into that church, (c. 1250.) Ch. 116.

Philip de Davintr', in the year 1260, at the Purification of the
B.Y. M., demised to Nicholas de Ely, prior of Daventr , one virgate of
land in the village of Norton for a term of 20 years, for 20 marks
sterling which the said prior gave for assisting him in his affairs.

C^. 117.

Sir Philip de Davintr', kt., has received of his lord Nicholas, the
prior of Davintr', the whole of that sum of money he was bound for,
the infeoffment of that virgate of land in Norton which the said sir
Philip demised to farm for 20 years. (1260.) Ch. ii8.

Confirmation of sir William de "Weleham concerning the gift of sir
Philip de Davyntr of one virgate of land in Northon. (c. 1260.)

Ch. 119.

Richard, son of William the knight of Davintr', in the year 1263,
at the feast of St. Michael, demised to Nicholas de Ely, prior of
Davintr', one virgate of land in Norton, to hold the same for 10 years
for a payment of ten marks sterling which the said prior gave to
Richard for assisting him in his affairs. Ch. 120.

Letters patent, dated at Westminster, 42 Ed. Ill, being a licence
to the prior and convent of Daventr to hold lands in Norton near
Daventr. Ch. 121.

John Boteler alias John Cowper of Daventr' grants to William
Catesby of Asshebylegger, William Lane of Orlyngber, and William
Staverton, all his lands, tenements, meadows, &c., in the village and
fields of Norton, and appoints Robert Lane his attorney to deliver
seisin of the same.

Dated at Norton, 24 June, i Ed. Y. [Copy.] Ch. 122.

John Boteler alias John Cowper of Daventr' quit-claims to William
Catesby of Asshebylygger, William Lane of Orlyngber, and William
Staverton, all his right in all lands, tenements, &c. in the village and
fields of Norton.

Dated 8 January, i Rich. III. [Copy.] Ch. 123.

John Geff'rey of Norton quit-claims to William Staverton of
Daventr', William Lane of Orlyngber, Edmund Newenham, and
Thomas Lane, jun., his right in all lands and tenements &c. in the
village and fields of Norton.

Dated at Norton, 20 March, 3 Hen. YII. [Copy.] Ch. 124.

Edmund Newenham of Everdon, gentleman, John Staverton, late
of Daventr', and Thomas Clerke of Norton, demise to Robert Mauntell,

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NORTHAMPTON.
William Knyght of Norton, sen., John Knyght of Charwelton, Henry
Gierke, John Falclyffe, and William Knyght, jun., an acre of arable
land in the field of Norton, which they lately had by the gift of
Thomas Leke of Thrope ; and they appoint Thomas Harryes of Thrope
and John Knyght of Norton their attorneys to deliver seisin of the
same. Dated at Norton, 30 July, 4 Hen. YIL Ch. 125.

William de Orlyngber, Edmund Newenham, and Thomas ,

confirm to John Mauntell and others, all their lands, rents, &c. in
Norton near Daventr',

Dated at Norton, 30 July, . . Hen. VII. [Mutilated^ Ch. 126.

William Lane, the prior, and convent of Daventr' quit-claim to
John Knyght and others all their right in an acre of arable land in
Norton near Daventr'.

Dated . . August, 4 Hen. VII. [Mutilated.^ Ch, 127.

SCALDEFORD. Indenture made between the prior and convent
of Daventr' of the one part, and Robert Waltham of Scaldeford of
the other, being the least of a croft in Scaldeford, for 1 2 years, at an
annual rent of 3s.

Dated at Daventr' the Monday on the feast of St. Michael, 17
Ed. III. Ch, 128.

Sentence of the official of Lincoln diocese in the cause of spoliation
of the tithes of Scaldeford at the instance of the prior and convent of
Daventry.

Dated at Lincoln, 15 Kl. June, 1385. [With seaZ.] Ch. 129.

STAVERTON. Nicholas, the prior, and convent of Daventr'
demise to William de Depecrold and Felicia his wife, one messuage in
the village of Staverton which Richard de Fleckeho gave to them in
frankalmoigne. (c. 1230-64.) Ch. 130.

Gilebert le Grait of Staverton grants to the church and monks of
St. Augustine, Davintr', in frankalmoigne, one acre of land near
* Lortewell,' in the east field of Staverton.

Dated 18 Kl. May, 1240. Ch. 131.

Mutilated grant from William de Fonte of Staverton to the prior
and convent of Daventr'. Ch. 132.

THROP. Thomas Michel of Throp grants to John Rede of
Norton certain land in Throp beyond Churche weye.

Dated on the feast of St. Laurence the martyr, 1 3 Rich . II.

Ch. 133.

William atte Water de Horpoll quit-claims to Roger Perkyn of
Throp and Alice his wife his right in lands, tenements, &c. in the village
and fields of Throp near Daventre.

Dated at .... , Annunciation B.Y.M., 6 Hen. lY. Ch. 134.

William at the Water de Horpoll grants to Roger near

Daventre and Alice his wife all his right in all lands, &c. in

[6 Hen. IV.] [Fragment:] Ch. 135.



IN THE BODLEIAN LIBBARY. 659

NORTHAMPTON.

William Staverton of Daventre grants to John Leete of Thrope and
Agnes his wife a certain croft lying in Thrope.

Dated at Thrope, 8 November, 2 Hen. VII. [Mutilated.]

Ch. 136.

Thomas Leeke and Agnes his wife grant to Edmund Newenham,
John Staverton, and Thomas Gierke, certain lands, tenements, rents,
and services in the villages and fields of Thrupe and Norton, and
appoints Kobert Lane of Daventr', yeoman, his attorney to deliver
seisin of the same.

Dated at Thrope, 18 Dec, 3 Hen. VIL Ch. 137.

Indenture made at Thrope besyde Daventre, 16 Jan., 3 Hen. VII, wit-
nesseth that William Harryes of Thrope grants to William Lane, the
prior, and monastery of St. Austeyn of Daventre and their successors,
a tenement with a croft adjoining in Thrope, and all appurtenances
except one bay in the foresaid tenement in which the said William
now dwelleth, for 21 years, at an annual rent of 4s. Ch. 138.

WELTON. Ralph de Trop and his heirs grant to the house and
monks of St. Augustine, Davintr', one mark of silver annually from
one virgate of land which he held of them in Weleton, viz. that which
Hugh Louvel and Wido held ; and one acre in Trop ; and for two
virgates of land which they hold of the same in Trop. (c. 1 1 90-1 200.)

Ch. 139.

Fragment of a charter de Weltona quit-claims to Richard

de in the same village of the monks of the abbey of

St. Augustine of Daventr'. (c. 1230.) Ch. 140.

William de Welton grants to the prior and convent of

Daventr' one portion of his court with appurtenances of Welton.

(c. 1300.) [Mutilated^ Ch. 141.

Richard Golafre of Watteford quit-claims to Benedict de Drayton in
Wellton and his heirs all right in i J acre and i rood of land in the
fields of Wellton.

Dated at Daventr the Wednesday next after the feast of St. Luke
the evang., 9 Ed. II. [^ojP2/-] Gh. 142.

William atte Wodecete quit-claims to Henry ..... his estate in
a certain land called * le Torree.'

Dated at Welton , 40 Ed. III. Ch. 143.

WELTON and DAVENTRY. Richard Drayton of Wellton
grants to John Attewell of Wellton, chaplain, and John, son of the
said Richard, all his lands &c. in the villages and fields of Wellton
and Daventre.

Dated at Wellton the Saturday next after the feast of St. Ambrose,
bp., 2 Eic. II. Ch. 144.

John, son of Richard Drayton of Wellton, grants to John Attewell
of Wellton, chaplain, all lands and tenements, rents and services, and

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reversions, which Richard Drayton held in the village of Wellton and
Daventre.

Dated at Wellton rear Daventre the Sunday next after the feast
of St. Michael, 6 Rich. 11. Ch. 145.

Robert, the prior, and convent of Daventre demise to Hugh ....
and Margaret his wife, one messuage with a curtilage adjoining in
"Welton, for the term of the lives of themselves and Agnes their
daughter. Dated i Hen. IV. Ch. 146.

Simon Taillour of Welton grants to John Malary, esq., Henry
Brokhole, and Richard Smyth of Welton, two cottages with curtilages
adjoining, lying in Walton aforesaid.

Dated at Welton, 15 June, 2 Henry IV. Ch. 147.

WELTON and ASSHEBY-LEGGER. Richard Taylor, vicar
of Fallewesley, appoints John, son of Thomas Slawston of Wellton, his
attorney to place in full and peaceable seisin the said Thomas and
Joan his wife in all those lands, &c. in the village and fields of Wellton
aforesaid, and also in the fields of Asshebyligger.

Dated at Wellton on the feast of St. James the apostle, 3 Hen. IV.

Ch. 148.

Thomas Wright of Norton, near Daventre, quit-claims to Thomas
Slawston of Wellton and Joan his wife all his right, &c. in the lands,
rents, and services which were John and Agnes Drayton's.

Dated at Wellton on the feast of St. James, 7 Hen. IV. Ch. 149.

Agnes, formerly wife of John Drayton of Wellton, widow, grants to
.... Broun, clerk, and William Wright of Daventre certain lands
and tenements, &c. in Wellton.

Dated at Wellton the Saturday before the Purification B.V. M.,
7 Hen. VI. [Mutilated.] Ch. 150.

Robert CI .... of Asshebelegger, Thomas Hynkeley, and John
Balches of Berughby demise to John Frende of Weltun two acres of
arable land and one rood of meadow in the field of Welton.

Dated at Welton, 8 October, 28 Hen. VI. Ch. 151.

Robert Shawe grants to William Catesby, esq., Edmund Newenham,
William Staverton, and Henry GryjSythe one messuage and 22 J acres
of land and one swathe in the village and field of Welton, and the
said Robert appoints Henry Warde his attorney to deliver seisin of
the same. Dated i ,23 Ed. IV. Ch. 152.



OXFOEDSHIEE.

OSENEY. Fragment of a charter of a grant of lands in Twic.
(c. 1210-20.) Ch. 153.

Portion of the will of Henry de Chaderton (?), archdeacon of Leices-
ter, appointing Thomas [de Cudlinton], abbot of Oseney, his executor,
and leaving his library of books, goods, &c. to various persons, and



IN THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY. 661

OXFORD.

considerable benefactions to Oseney. Among the legatees are John de
Belvero, rector of Kyrkeby Mallory, Richard de Medmenham, rector
of Upton-on-Severn^ Philip, chaplain of Wyrthorp, near Staunford,
John, chaplain of Epwell, Peter, rector of Nayleston, Alexander, rector
of Shakerstone, &c. (c. 1250-60.) Ch. 153*.

Mutilated account, 30 Hen. VI. Ch. 154.

Mandate from King Edward YI, dated at Westminster, 10 Nov., 6th
of his reign, to William Hyde, esq., late sheriff of Oxon and Berks, to
deliver the rolls, &c. to Leonard Chamberlain, esq., who has been
appointed sheriff by letters patent. Ch, 155.

OXFORD. Mandamus from King James I, dated at Westminster,
29 March, 15 of his reign, to the dean and chapter of Ch. Ch., Oxford,
for the admission of Samuel Fell, clerk, into the canonry that shall be
first vacant through any cause. Ch. 156.

Letters patent of K. James I, dated at Westminster, 29 March, 15
of his reign, granting to Samuel Fell the next canonry or prebend in
the cathedral church of Christ in Oxford. Ch. 157.

Letters patent of K. Charles I, dated at Westminster, 9 January,
ist of his reign, being a dispensation to Samuel Fell, S.T.P. Ch. 158.

Licence from the chancellor and university of Oxford to Henry
Hammond, S.T.B., Mag. Coll., to preach in any Church in England.
Dated 21 July, 1634. Ch. 159.

Letters patent of K. Charles I, dated at Canbury, 28 June, 14 of
his reign, granting the deanery of Christ Church, Oxford, to Samuel
Fell, S.T.P., vacant by the promotion of Brian Duppa to the bishopric
of Chichester. Ch. 1 60.

Letters patent of K. Chas. II, dated at Westminster, 3 Nov., 12 of
his reign, granting the deanery of Christ Church, Oxford, to John
Fell, S.T.P, vacant by the promotion of George Morley, S.T.P.

Ch. i6t.

Induction of William Paule, S.T.P., to the bishopric of Oxon, vacant
by the translation of Robert Skinner.

Dated 22 December, 1663. Ch. 162.

Appointment by William Paule, S.T.P., bp. of Oxon, of Richard
Allestree and Sebastian Smith, cnnons of Christ Church, as his
proctors. Dated 28 December, 1663. Ch. 163.

Mandate from K. Charles II, dated at Westminster, 6 June, 17 of
his reign, to the dean and chapter of Ch. Ch., Oxford, for the ad-
mission of Thomas Lockey, S.T.P., as canon of that cathedral, vacant
by the death of William Creed, S.T.P. ' Ch. 164.

BAMPTON, &e. An exemplification of a fine made on the
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OXFORD.

Aston, Bampton, and Golleffers, with certain lands and rents, are
granted to Roland Hyll by George, earl of Huntingdon, and others.
Dated at Westminster, i6 October, 30 Hen. VIII. [With seal.]

Ch. 165.

BINSEY. Indenture made 31 Jan., 34 Hen. VIII, by which
John Olyver, the dean, and the chapter of Cli. Ch. lease to John
Oglethorpe of Newyngton, co. Oxford, their manor or lordship of
Byndesey, with the wyke and St. Margaret's well, for 80 years, at an
annual rent of £18. [With seal.'] Ch. 166.

CHARLBTJRY. The account of Richard Assher, bailiff of the
rectory and manor of Cherlebury, from the feast of the Purification
B. V. M., 2 1 Hen. VI, to the feast of the Nativity of St. John next
following. Ch. 166*.

TEMPLE COWLEY. Richard Hyth of Merston and Joan his

wife grant to a messuage and 2 acres of land.

Dated at Temple Covele, 16 July, [Fragment^

Ch. 167.

HAMPTON GAY. John, the abbot, and convent of Oseney
lease to Thomas Fleccher of Hampton Gay their manor and ferm of
Hampton Gay, for 41 years, at an annual rent of £11. Ch. 168.

Letters of Deacon's orders to John Cooke, M.A., scholar of C.C.C,
from Thomas, bp. of Oxford. Dated 5 June, 1757. ^^- 169.

OXFORD (All Saints). Indenture made i October, 30 Q.
Elizabeth, being a lease from the dean and chapter of Ch. Ch. of
their decayed tenement and garden abutting on Cheney Lane, to
William Freer, for 40 years, at an annual rent of 35. Ch. 170.

Fragment of a lease from the abbot and convent of Oseney to
William Freurs, alderman of the city of Oxford, of garden ground
in the parish of All Saints, Oxford, at an annual rent of 285.

[rm_p. Hen. VIIL] a. 171.

OXFORD (St. Mildred). Robert, son of Henry Gurand, quit-
claims all his right in his capital messuage, which lies between the
land formerly John the tailor's, of the one part, and the land of John
Fessant, of the other, in the parish of St. Mildred.

Witnesses. Nicholas de Stocwell, then mayor of Oxford, John de
Colleshull and Geoffrey le Mercer, then provosts. [With seal]

Ch. 172.

OXFORD (St. Thomas). Indenture made 12 Dec, 13 James I,
being a lease from the dean and chapter of Ch. Ch. to William Arnold
of St. Michael's north, cordwainer, of a tenement in the parish of St.
Nicholas alias St. Thomas, Oxford, for 40 years, at an annual rent of
i3«- 4<^. Ch. 173.



IN THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY. 663

SALOP.

SHROPSHIEE.

ACTON SCOTT. Terrier of Acton Scott alias Acton upon the
hill, made and taken 4 May, 5 James I. Ch. 174.

BURWARDSLEY. Thomas Gierke of Wenloke grants to William
Gierke his son the whole of a tenement and land called Chyldeswode-
lond, within the lordship of Burwardsley.

Dated at Burwardsley the Monday next before the feast of the
Invention of the Gross, 26 Hen. VI. [With seal^ Gh. 175.

GROTYNGTON. Indenture witnessing that Thomas Farnecote,
clerk, and William, vicar of the church of Long Stanton, grant to John
Daras and Juliana his wife, and to Roger their son, an annual rent
going out of the manors of Grotyngton, Weston, Stowe, and Kenley in
the county of Salop, and Hampton Bonet in the county of Worcester,
upon certain conditions expressed.

Dated the Tuesday next before the feast of St. Hilary at Williley,
22 Rich. n. Ch. 175*.

Appointment of Leighton Owen to a captaincy of a troop of horse
raised as volunteers for the defence of the county of Salop.

Dated 7 August, 1646. Ch. 176.



SOMEESETSHIRE.

GLASTONBURY. Public notarial instrument attested by
Robert Toneys, clerk, of the election of Richard Whytyng as abbot of
the monastery of the B.V.M. of Glastonbury, vacant by the death of



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