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gardens, curtilages and appurtenances, of which one messuage, which
was formerly Richard Tafle's, lies at ' le Brode-strete,' in Hatfield afore-
said, and 8 acres of the said 1 7 J acres lie in the fields called Hamstal,
Godwenesfeld, and Estfeld, and the other messuage which was formerly
William Godewyn's, 9 J acres of land and ij of meadow, lies at Me
Brousseheade ' in the same village.

Dated at Hatfield on the feast of St. Matthew the apostle,

2 Rich. IL Ch. 205.

John Pervyle of Hatfield Regis grants to Robert Schrub two acres
of land and more, and one piece of land, of which the said two acres
and more lie in a field called * Mecheroysefeld,' and the said piece of
land lies in Lytylroysefeld, in exchange for one croft called Tay-
loryscroft with a garden adjacent, and for one piece of land lying in
Blakelond.

Dated at Hatfield Regis on the feast of St. Valentine, 18 Hen. VI.

Ch. 206.



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ESSEX.

John Speller quit-claims to Richard Lyndesell, John Warde, Nicholas
Ales, John Fleccher, John Glascok, John Taverner, John Garrard, and
"William Gierke, full and jDeaceable possession and seisin the day of the
making these presents to the use of the said Richard Lyndesell, his
heirs and assigns for ever, all right in one croft of land containing lo
acres more or less in Hatfeld Regis, together with two other crofts
and certain parcels of land. Dated i Jan., 37 Hen. YIII. Ch. 207.

An acknowledgment that on 31 Dec, 27 Hen. VIII, John Speller
the elder, of King's Hatfield, received of Ry chard Lynsell £16 135. ^d.
for the purchase of certain lands in King's Hatfield. Ch. 208.

HATFIELD PEVEREL (Priory of). Composition between
Ralph, bishop of Norwich, and the prior and convent of Hatfield Peverel
concerning the tithes arising out of the parishes of Terling and
Hatfield. Dated 9 Kl. Aug. 1291. \With seal.'\ Ch. 209.

HAVERINGE PARKE. Indenture made 17 June, 17 Chas. II,
by which Queen Henrietta Maria assigns and leases to Elizabeth
Gauden three parts of certain enclosed lands known as Haveringe
Parke for 21 years, at an annual rent of £150. [Signed hy the Queen.^

Ch. 210.

HENGHAM. The prioress and convent of Castle Hedingham
demise to Geofirey Jarnynggham, for his life, their mill of Hengham,
paying annually for the first 4 years 7 quarters of corn, and for the
remainder of the term 8 quarters.

Dated at Hengham the Thursday after the feast of St. George the
martyr, 8 Ed. II. Ch. 211.

HENNY (Great). Indenture witnessing that Robert Skout of
Great Henny grants to Edmund Botilor one piece of a meadow in the
village of Great Henny, called ' Skouttis Merchs,' for 20 years.

Dated at Bulmer in the feast of St. Matthew the apostle, 22
Ed. in. Ch. 212,

LIGHES (Priory of St. John the evangelist). An acquittance
by which John Webb, prior of Lighes, acknowledges to have received of
John Doyll, of Hadleye, co. Suffolk, esq., 25., being an annual quit-rent
from lands in Roy don.

Dated on the morrow of St. Michael, 19 Ed. IV. [With seal]

Ch. 213.

MISTLEY. Sabina, formerly wife of Thomas de Dykelega, quit-
claims to Geoffrey Carbonel and his heirs all claim which she had by
name of dower to 75. annual rent which the said Geoffrey held in fee
of Thomas de Dykelega in the parish of Mystelega ; for this quit-claim
Geoffrey paid to Sabina half a mark of silver, (c. 1250.) Ch. 214.

MORETON. John Gierke of Stanford quit-claims to John King
de la Hill, John Glascock, and others, all right in lands and tenements,
called Wilchons, alias Downhams, in Moreton in Essux.

Dated at Moreton, 28 Nov., 15 Hen. VIII. Ch. 215.

NEWPORT, WIDDINGTON, and WICKEN. An exem-
plification of an inrollment of a plea of land in Hilary Term, 1654,
whereby Edward Shiers and William Glascocke, esqs., demand against



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Robert Shiers, esq., certain messuages, 450 acres of land, 40 acres of
meadow, 60 acres of pasture, 40 acres of wood, in Newport, Widdington,
and Wicken, as their right, &c.

Dated 12 Feb. 1654. Ch. 216.

NOTLEY (Black and White). John, son of sir Robert de Aspale,
kt., grants to Robert de Aspale his father the manor of Slamundeshey
and all that belongs to it in Blake Nottele and White Nottele, co.
Essex, for the term of his life.

Dated at Coulingge the Monday on the morrow of the Holy
Trinity, 2 Ed. III. Gh. 217.

ORSETT. Indenture made 7 Feb., 15 James I, by which Abigail
Baker of London grants to Thomas Clum of Orsett in the county of
Essex the wardship, lands and marriage of Thomas Dry wood, son and
heir of Thomas Drywood, late of Orsett. Ch. 218.

PENTLOW. Bond given by John Buntyng of Pentlowe to
Helmyng Legett, in .£20 payable three years after date.

Dated at Pentlowe the Monday after the feast of St. John the
Baptist, 33 Ed. IIL Ch. 219.

STOKE NAYLAND, Suffolk. Deed reciting the appropria-
tion of the church of Stoke with the chapel of Eylond by Pandulph,
bishop elect of Norwich, to the prior and convent of Prittlewell and
ordination of the vicarage, namely, the vicar to have the altarage of
the mother church and chapel of Eylond, a messuage near the church-
yard with two crofts adjoining to build his edifice upon, and to serve
the church in good faith, (c. 1220.) Ch. 220.

Letters patent of King Edward III, confirming a composition
between the bishop of Norwich and the priory of Priterwell, relating
to the filling up of vacancies in the church of Stokeneylond, appropriated
to the said priory.

Dated at Westminster, 8 July, 16 Ed. III. Ch. 221.

ROTHYISTG-BEAUCHAMP. John Fray, senior, of Rothyng-
Beauchamp grants to Thomas Poole of the same place, William
Cherche and John Lukas, one croft of arable land with a certain lane
belonging in the village of Rothyng-Beaucharap.

Dated at Rothyng-Beauchamp the Sunday next after the feast of
St. Mark the evangelist, 10 Hen. YI. Ch. 222.

John Fray, late chief baron of the Exchequer, quit-claims to Thomas
Poole of Rothyng-Beauchamp all right in one croft of arable land
called * Merkescroft,' in the village of Rothyng-Beauchamp.

Dated at London, 26 Nov., 31 Hen. YI. Ch. 223.

SHOEBXJRY. Peter de Sobyre, page ['alumpnus'] of William
the knight of Sobyre, grants to William Fitz Osward three acres of land
in the village of Sobyre, paying annually to the said Peter i^d. For
this donation the said William gave 225. (c. 1230.) Ch. 224.

Fragment of a charter by which Michael the janitor grants to

Richard * piment ' with Joan, daughter of the said Michael

in Suthbury in free marriage, (c 12 10.) Ch. 225.



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Indenture made 1 2 July, 2 1 James I, by which "William Broughton,

of Little Lawford, Warwick, esq. and Abigail Baker ofShobery grant

to John Baker an annuity of £10 issuing out of the third part of the

manor of Shobery. Ch. 226.

SMETHETON. Indenture made the Thursday in Easter week,
I Ed. Ill, by which sir James Laules, attorney of sir James le
Botiller of Ireland, grants to farm to Edmund le Botiller of Bulmer,
the manors of Smetheton and F . . . borgh, from the date of this
writing to the feast of St. Michael next following for 20 marks, and
from the same feast to the end of a term of 16 years, for an annual
rent of 40 marks. [/S'eaZ.] Gh. 227.

STAPLEFORD. Indenture made 3 March, 16 Charles II, by
which Princess Henrietta Maria and others demise to William Crofts,
esq., one of her majesty's servants in ordinary, a tenement in Stapleford
called ' Hammonds ' in the co. of Essex for 2 1 years, at an annual rent
of £8 I OS. {Signed hy the Queen.) Ch. 228.

WENDON Manor. Thomas de Berkeleye, lord of Berkeleye,
grants to Maurice de Berkeleye his eldest son and Eve his wife, the
whole of his manor of Wendene in co. Essex, with all its appurtenances,
for their lives.

Dated at Berkeleye the Saturday on the feast of the Nativity of
St. John the Baptist, 29 Ed. I. Ch. 230.

WESTHAM. Indenture dated 17 July, 6 Edward VI, reciting a
former indenture dated 12 August, 26 Hen. VIII, in which William
Huddleston, the abbot, and the convent of Stratford Langthorne, co.
Essex, demised to one Hamlett Shaw certain parcels of land in West-
ham for 41 years. This indenture witnesseth that Margery Cheshire,
relict of Thomas Cheshire, for a certain sum of money sells to John
Groodwin of Overwinchindon, Bucks, the remainder of the term of the
eaid above recited lease. Ch. 229.

Copy of the will of James Streeter of Stratford in the parish of
West ham, Essex, made 30 May, 1669. Ch. 233.

WETHERSFIELD. Indenture made 13 May, 15 Charles I,
by which the rev. Father in God, William, bishop of London, demises
to Thomas Wyngfield of Nettlesteed, co. Suffolk, esq., the rectory of
Wethersfield for a term of lives, at an annual rent of £15 os. lod.
[^Signed hy William Juxon, bp. London.] Ch. 234.

Indenture made 24 May, 18 Charles I, by which William, the
bishop of London, demises to Martyn Noell of London the rectory and
parsonage of Wethersfield in the co. of Essex, for a term of lives, at an
annual rent of £15 os. lod. [Signed.] Ch. 235.

WICKHAM (Little) and BULMER. John, son of John de
Nassandre, quit-claims to Henry de Wycham all his right in a tene-
ment, &c. which sir Hugh de Nassandre, kt., his grandfather, gave
to Walkeline Visdelow in Little Wickham and in the parish of
Bulemere.

Dated at Great Acle, St. Vincent's day, 3 Ed. I. Ch. 236.

WICKHAM (Little). John Vys-de-lu quit-claims to Richard de



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Wicham, clerk, all his right in a tenement with messuages and edifices
which Walkeline Vis de lu his father had in Little Wicham in the
parish of Bolemere, by the gift and feoffment of Hugh de Nassandra.
(c. 1290.) [With seal] Ch. 2^*j.

Margery, daughter of Roger le Sepustere of Wicham St. Paul,
grants to Strangia, wife of Roger le Botelyr of Bulmer, all her
right in a piece of land in Wycham St. Paul.

Dated at Wycham the Sunday on the feast of St. Peter 'in
cathed.' 3 Ed. II. Ch. 238.

WIDDINGTON. Roger, son of William Quintyn of Neup

in Essex, grants to William the smith one halfpenny of annual rent
for one acre of land in the village of Wyditone.

Dated, 2 April .... Ed. II. CA. 231.

WIDDINGTON and DEPDEN. John London, George Sutton,

Thomas Duke, John Hobbys and others, quit-claim to Nicholas Fox

of Wydyton all right in 36 acres of land in Wedynton and Depden,

CO. Essex. Dated 15 Oct., 21 Hen. VIII. Ch. 232.

WIKES (Nunnery of). Indenture made 20 May, 11 Hen. VIII,
by which Mary Hevyngham, prioress of the house of Wykes, demises to
John Martin certain lands, &c., called * Wasselyne,' for certain years at
a certain rent. [Decayed.] Ch. 239.

WIKES, WETHERSEIELD, &c. Indenture made i August,
40 Queen Elizabeth, by which Henry Best of London, writer, for a
certain sum of money sells to John Hobart of the middle Temple,
London, gent., and Robert Hobarte of London, gent., the whole of the
rectory of Wikes in the county of Essex with all that appertains
to it, formerly part of the possessions of the priory of Wikes in
the same county and demised to Richard Master for 40 years,
at an annual rent of 555. 8c?. And also all his lands in Wethers-
feilde, co. Essex, lately belonging to the monastery of Waltham, also
certain tithes, &c., of Glatton and Holme in co. Hunt, late of the
monastery of Borne, co. Lincoln, also tithes of Swaffham, co. Norfolk,
also portion of tithes in Tudnam Falgate in same county, also tithes
in Holton, co. Suffolk, also tithes of Kettleborough in the same county,
which said tithes belonged to the late dissolved monastery of Rum-
boroughe alias Rumburgh, in the said co. of Suffolk. Ch. 240.

WITHAM. Will and probate of Thomas Richmond of Witham,
Essex. Will dated June 16, 1696. Probate dated 16 July, 1698.

Ch. 241.

WIVENHOE. Licence of Mortmain from King Henry V, to
Robert Newport and others, for the foundation of a chantry in
Wivenhoe for two chaplains to pray for Richard Walton, esq. and
Isabella his wife, and all the faithful.

Dated at Westminster, 14 Jan., ist of his reign. Ch. 242.

WOODFORD. Bond of £150 given by Thomas, lord Grey, and
Henry Parker, to secure the payment of £51 to William Payne of
London, haberdasher. Dated 29 July, 43 Elizabeth. Ch. 243.

Bond in a sum of £ioo given by Thomas, lord Grey, and Henry



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ESSEX.
Parker of Woodford, to Lawrence Greene to secure payment of
£51 5s.

Dated 22 Nov., 44 Elizabeth. [Signed hy Grey.] Ch. 244.

Bond in a sum of .£100 given by Thomas, lord Grey of Wilton,
Henry Parker of Woodford and John Grovett of London, to William
Payne, citizen and haberdasher of London, to secure the sum of
£51 5s. 6d. Dated 31 Dec, 44 Elizabeth, 1601. CA. 245.

Bond in a sum of <£ioo given by Thomas, lord Grey of Wilton, and
Henry Parker of Woodford, to Daniel Adrey alias Laymant, to
secure payment of £100.

Dated 29 Oct., 44 Elizabeth, 1602. C% 246.

Bond in a sum of £300 given by Thomas, lord Grey of Wilton, and
others to Henry Bate to secure payment of certain money to William
Stoddard. Dated 4 April, 43 Elizabeth, 1601. Ch. 247.

WOODHAM FERRERS. Master John de Thvyford, rector of
Wodeham, acknowledges to have received of Richard de Flammamvill,
proctor, of the abbot of Bee in England, two parts of all the tithes
arising from the lordship of -the lords of Ferrers, in the said parish of
Wodeham, paying annually to the proctor 605.

Dated 1259, the day of the translation of St. Swithiu. [TTz^A seal.]

Ch. 249.

Sir Simon de Wycumbe, rector of Wodeham, acknowledges to have
received from Richard de Flammamvill two parts of the tithes of the
demesne of the lords of Ferrers, paying annually 605.

Dated 1261, the Friday after the octaves of St. Michael.

Ch. 248.

Robert de Hanneya, rector of Wodeham, acknowledges to have
received of Richard de Flammamvill, proctor of the abbot of Bee,
two parts of the tithes of the lordship of the lords of Ferrers.

Dated 1273, on the morrow of St. Nicholas. Ch. 250.

Chirograph reciting a mandate from Pope Gregory X, to the priors
of Merton and Bermundes, to hear and determine a suit for spoliation
of tithes between the abbot and monks of Bee, and Robert, rector of
Wodeham, who decree that the tithes arising from the lordships of the
lords of Ferrers shall be farmed by the rector of Wodeham at a rent
of 605. annually. (1275.) [ With seal. ] Ch. 251.

Indenture made the Saturday next after the feast of St. Valentine,
3 1 Ed. I, between Robert Fitz Walter, lord of Wodeham, of one part
and the lady Mary de Basingbourne, concerning an agreement and
exchange of divers pieces of land near Upmere. Ch. 252.

Memorandum, in which Robert, archbishop of Canterbury, certifies
that the payment of an annual pension of 60s. from the church of
Wodeham Ferrers, for two parts of the tithes of the whole of the
lordship of Wodeham, to the abbot and convent of Bee Herlewin,
shall be made by Richard de Ferrers, rector of the said church, during
his life.

Dated at Reynes the Ides of June, 1303. [With seal.] Ch. 254.



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ESSEX.
Proceedings in a tithe suit between Richard, rector of Woodham
Ferrers, and the prior and convent of Becc, a.d. 1303. [Illegible.~\

Ch. 253.



BARGEHEYS (Manor of). The court roll of the said manor
held 18 Sept., 1654. In the time of Thomas Blount, lord and farmer
thereof. Essex Rolls, 1^.

CHITCH ST. OSYTH. A map of a farm called Marsh farm,
being the estate of Samuel Gibbons of London — surveyed by William
Moss, 1739. Rolls, I.

COLCHESTER. Roll of accounts (on paper), heading gone ;
containing the receipts and payments of the borough of Colchester,
(c. 1500.) Rolls, 2.

COLNE-ENGAINE. A paper roll, being a yearly rental of the
manor of Colne Engaine, made and renewed at a general court holden
21 April, 8th year of William the Third, by John Chaplyn, gent.,
steward. Rolls, 3.

DYNES, HOSEDENS and CAXSTON'S Manors. Rental of
John Scudamore and Edmund Felton, esqs., 5th and i6th of Elizabeth,
for the above manors ; and also lands in Hevingham Sible, Little
Maplestead, Halstead and Gosfeld, 5th Elizabeth only. Rolls, 4.

ESSEX (County of). The extract of the Sheriffs turn held at
Lexden the Tuesday in Easter week, 16 Queen Elizabeth. Rolls, 5.

GING-JOYBERD-LAUNDRY, aUas BLUNT'S Manor. View
of frankpledge with courts baron of Paul Bayninge, esq., held 14
May, 4 James I, 30 Dec, 4 James I, and 2 2 April, 5 James I.

Rolls, 6.

LEXDEN (Hundred of). Court rolls of Katherine Audeley,
widow, called ' Le hundred courte ' for ward silver of the said Katherine,
held at Emperford bridge alias Stausway bridge, within the hundred,
before Anthony Asshe and John Cockerell, Seneschals— from Monday
called Hocke Monday alias Rope Monday, 10 April, 23 Elizabeth to
5 May, 37 Elizabeth. (12 membranes.) Rolls, 7.

LIGHES (Priory of). Court rolls with view of frankpledge of
the manor of Little Leigh from the 14 Ed. I to the 12 Ed. H. The
prior and convent of Lighes being lords of the said manor. (6 mem-
branes ) Rolls, 8.

ROIDON (Manor of). Plan of the mansion house and demesne
lands of the manor of Roidon, with the parsonage and glebe lands to
the same belonging. Rolls, 9.

SAWTRY, MOYNES, and SAWTRY IVETT. Roll of 3
membranes, dated 1632, headed 'The charge of the court leete, and
court barron at Sawtrye,' i. e. forms &c. used at the manor court.

Rolls, 10.



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ESSEX.

TILBURY (Lodge and Park). A survey of Tilbury Lodge with

the park and woods thereto belonging in the parishes of Tilbury,

Ashon, Belchara St. Paul, and Overton, co. Essex, taken 1740 by T.

Skynner. Rolls, ii.

WALTHAM (Forest of). Roll of 5 membranes, being : — A Swan-
nimote held at Great Ilford, 10 June, 1594, 36 Queen Elizabeth.

Rolls, 12.

WALTHAM (G-reat). 'The extent off John Warners, maners
lyynge in moche Waltham callyd Warners otherwyse Waleys wyth
Astelyns and Olde Warners wyth the demesne landys belongynge to
the same maners, made the 21st yere off the reynge off Kynge
Henry the Eyght.' Rolls, 13.

WIVENHOE, Copy of an inquisition ad quod damnum, taken
the Thursday next after the feast of the Epiphany, i Hen. V, for the
foundation of a chantry for the souls of Richard Walton, esq. and
Isabella his wife, in the parish church of Wivenhoe. Rolls, 14.



PRIORY OF ST. LAWRENCE, BLACKMORE.

BLACKMORE. Indenture made between Robert, the prior, and
convent of Blackmore of one part, and George Irlond, citizen of
London, of the other part, by which the said prior and convent, for a
certain sum paid by the said George, leases lands and a cottage for 61
years, at an annual rent of 20s. [Mutilated.^

Dated . . . Sept., 1458. Charters, 157.

Indenture made 28th day of . . . 14 Hen. VIII, by which Thomas
Goodwyn, tlie prior, and convent of Blackmore demise to Thomas
Simond of Blackmore a certain mead called ' Sowtter's mead ' in
Blackmore for 99 years, at an annual rent of 2od. Ch. 164.

MARGARETTING. Indenture witnessing that Thomas Bassette,
the prior, and convent of St. Lawrence of Blackmore have demised to
William Whibbill of Gyngmargerete, the whole of their land called
Clarkesland in the village of Gyngmargarete, and six acres of land
called ' priores-land ' in Gyngables for 2 1 years, at an annual rent of
2 IS. 4d. Dated at Blakemor, 30 Sept., 23 Hen. VII. Ch. 158.

Indenture by which the prior and convent of Blackmore demise to

Robert in Margettyng, paying annually for the

same (c. 1500.) [Mutilated.^ Ch. 159.

Indenture dated 5 Hen. VIII, by which Thomas Goodwyn, the prior
of the house of Blackmore, &c., leases to Thomas Lorkyn for 99 years
certain land in Gyngmargaret, at an annual rent of 55. [Mutilated.^

Ch. 160.

Indenture made 24 Oct., 5 Hen. VIII, by which Thomas Goodwyn,
the prior, and convent of Blackmore demise to Geoffrey Radley of
Norton Maundefeld a piece of land called ' priors land ' for 3 r years,
at an annual rent of 25. 8c?. Ch. 16 1»



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Indenture between Thomas Goodwyn, the prior, and convent of St.
Lawrence of Blackmore of the one part, and "William Pascall of Gynge-
margarete, yeoman, of the other part, by which the prior and convent
lease to the said William their parsonage of Gyngemargarete and certain
lands for 41 years, at an annual rent of £12 and certain payments in
kind. Dated at Blackmore, 12 Jan., 9 Hen. YIII. Ch. 162.

Thomas Godwyn, the prior of Blackmore, grants to John Gierke of
Brendwod, lands and a cottage called 'priours lands' for 61 years, at
an annual rent of los. [Nearly obliterated^

Dated 11 Hen. VIII. Ch. 163.



ABBEY OF ST. JOHN, COLCHESTER.

BARTON (WESTCOTE), and SANDFORD, OXON. Adam,
the abbot, and convent of Colchester grant to John, clerk of Berton,
2 parts of the tithes of the lordship of Berton and of Samford, with all
that pertains to them whether in garbs or small tithes, and in every
thing which ought to be tithed, to hold the same with 2 acres and
messuages, to farm for 25 years at an annual rent of 30s. sterling, with
other conditions if the abbot and monks should visit there, (c. 1200.)

Ch. 94*.

WICKHAM SKE YTH, SUFFOLK. Mandate of King Stephen

addressed to B concerning half a hide and two of land

in Wicham, belonging to the abbot and convent of Colchester, (c. 1 1 40.)
[Illegible:] Ch. 84.

Robert de Salchovilla grants to the monks of St. John, Colchester,
his manor of Wicham, in frankalmoigne. (c. 1140.) Ch. 87.

King Henry II to Hugh Pincerna [the butler] commanding him
without delay to return to the monks of Colchester their land in
Wicham, so that they may hold the same in peace and freely, as the
charters of King Henry his grandfather, and of himself, testify,
(c. T160.) Ch. 85.

Hugh Pincerna [the butler] confirms to the abbey of St. John,
Colcliester, certain lands in Wicham, formerly given by Ralph his
grandfather: Adam Pincerna, son of Ralph, confirmed the gift,
(c. 1160.) Ch.^6.

Adam Pincerna [the butler] grants to the church of St. John of
Colchester in frankalmoigne the donation which Ralph his father made
to them of half a hide of land and two men within his manor of
Wicham. (c. 1160.) Ch.^6*.

Jordan de Salcovilla grants to the church of St. John the Baptist in
frankalmoigne the manor of Wicham, which Robert, with the consent
of Lettice his wife and his sons and heirs, had given to the monks of
Colchester, (c. 1160.) CA. 88.

Adeliz, daughter of Hugh, son of Stephen, grants to the church of
St. John, Colchester, in frankalmoigne all those tenements of her fee
which Hugh her father gave to the said church, viz. the tenement



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which Godfrey Fitz-Osbert holds in Wicham, and half a hide of land
at Scyrtam which Maurice de Haia gave to the same church of the
same fee, and the land of Dunilande of that fee, and land of Legre
which John the clerk held of that fee. (c. 1180.) Gh. 89.

Sarah, daughter of Hugh, son of Stephen, with the assent of Godfrey
her son, grants to the abbot and convent of St. John, Colchester,
all those tenements of their fee which Hugh her father gave to the
said abbey in frankalmoigne. (c. 1180.) Ch. 90.

Katelina, daughter of Hugh, son of Stephen, grants to the abbey
of St. John, Colchester, in frankalmoigne a tenement in "VVicham and
half a hide in * Scyerta,' and land of Duniland, all of the fee of Hugh
Fitz-Stephen. (c. 11 80.) Ch. 91.

Agatha, daughter of Hugh, son of Stephen, grants to the abbey of
St. John, Colchester, all the tenements which the said church holds of
their fee, and which Hugh her father gave to the said church in
frankalmoigne, viz. land and tenements in Wicham, Scyerta, and
Duniland. (c. 1180.) Ch. 92.

Adam, the abbot, and the monks of Colchester demise and confirm
to Thomas Gernun, nephew and heir of Ralph Gernun, clerk, lands
which the said Ralph held in Wicham, paying annually to the abbey
95. for the same. (c. 1200.) Ch. 93.

Adam, the abbot, and the monks of Colchester grant to Brian, son of
Thomas, for his homage and service, the land which Edmund de Sehei
held in Wicham. (c. 1200.) [Partly illegible.] CA. 93*.

King Henry III grants to the abbot and convent of St. John,
Colchester, free warren in their demesne lands of Wicham and
Bevingham, co. Suffolk, and other lands in Hertford and Essex.

Dated at Westminster, 28 Jan., 37 Hen. III. Ch. 94.

William, the abbot, and the convent of Colchester grant to Mabilia,
formerly the wife of Osbert de Colchester, the whole of the land which
is called the land of the church in Wicham. (c. 1240.) Ch. 95.

Agnes, formerly the wife of Robert Mans of Wicham, quit-claims
to the abbot of St. John, Colchester, her right of dower in ^^d. of



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