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sions of the said monastery of Glastonbury, before its dissolution.
Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 3, no. 39.

Plaintiff Anthony Godwyn. Defendants Dorothy Maye and

Margaret Godwin. Deeds. A messuage in Wells, County

Somerset, and other estates (where is not specified) conveyed

to plaintiff by his late brother Richard Godwin as an indemnity.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 4, no. 52.



82 2 ENGLISH GOODWIN FAMILY PAPERS.

Plaintiff Christopher Goodwin, messenger of the Court of
Wards and Liveries — . Defendant Thomas Skynner, esq., and
Edward Bakon. To be quieted in the possession of an office.
The stewardship or keeping of the Courts of the Manors of
Lavenham als Lauham, county Suffolk, and Castle Camps and
Foulmer, county Cambs., granted to plaintiff by Thomas Skynner,
late Lord Mayor of London, deceased, father of defendant.
Skynner, lord of said manor.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 5, no. 15.

Plaintiff Anthony Godwyn. Defendants Thomas Kenne, esq.,
and another. Personal matters.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 5, no. 42.

Plaintiffs Henry, Robert, Thomas and Haggas Greene.
Defendant Theodor Goodwyn. Bill to redeem an Inn in New-
market, county Cambs. called the Swan and ten acres of land
in the fields of Ditton mortgaged by Richard Greene, deceased,
father of plaintiffs to Thomas Farkes for the delivery of certain
malt.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 5, no. 44.

Plaintiff Richard Goodwyn. Defendants Humfrey Goodwyn
and Henry Harryson. To support a marriage settlement. Two
messuages in Monyashe and Hourdelowe, county Derby, and
divers lands thereto belonging which on the marriage of William
Goodwyn and Margaret the daughter of John Harryson were
conveyed to trustees to divers uses.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 5, no. 49.

Plaintiff William Goodwyn. Defendants John and William
Harryson. For production of a deed of settlement. Divers
messuages and tenements in Monyashe and Hourdelowe, county
Derby settled by plaintiff's father Humphrey on plaintiff's mar-
riage.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 6, no. 36.

Plaintiff Christopher Goodwin. Defendant Elizabeth Fisher,
widow. Personal matters.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 6, no. 41.



CHANCERY PROCEEDINGS. 823

Plaintiff Robert Gould. Defendant Thomas Buckenham. To
protect plaintiff's title by lease certain marsh ground in Oxford,
county Suffolk, demised to plaintiff by George Goodyng.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 7, no. 19.

Plaintiff William Greene, esq. Defendants John Sledd senr,
John Sledd junr. Claim under an assignment of lease. The
rectory or parsonage of Great Milton, county Oxon, demised by
Thomas Godwin DD. prebendary of the said rectory or par-
sonage to the Earl of Pembroke which said lease was confirmed
by the Bishop of Lincoln patron and ordinary of the said rectory
or prebendary and also by the Dean and Chapter of Lincoln.
Title deduced through several mesne assignments.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 7, no. 44.

Plaintiffs Thomas Goodwyn als Clarke and Anne his wife,
Robert Bowyer and Alice his wife, John Cox and Susan his wife
and Andrew Richards and Isabell his wife. Defendants John
Smalle, Robert Hunt and Richard Ayloffe. Claim by descent in
coparcenary. Bill of revivor and supplement a messuage and
garden in Parshore, county Worcester, formerly conveyed by
George Desseley to Richard Bell and Anne his wife grandfather
and grandmother of the plaintiffs wives.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 8, no. 61.

Plaintiff Thomas Goodinge. Defendant Sir Nicholas Bacon,
knight, Richard Gooche and Robert Kett. To establish certain
rights appertaining to the Manor of Freston, county Suffolk, the
inheritance of plaintiff' who claims in respect thereof a way
through a wood called Assendowne to a wood called Freston
Wood.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 10, no. 39.

Plaintiff Nicholas Godynge als Reynolds of Otrye St. Mary
Devon. Defendant Thomas Reymonde of Wythercombe Raleigh,
county Devon and Julian his wife. To complete conveyance by
lease to plaintiff pursuant to agreement. Capital tenement Man-
sion house barton and farm called Pyestocke (where situated is
not mentioned) the inheritance of defendants.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 11, no. 19.



824 ENGLISH GOODWIN FAMILY PAPERS.

Plaintiff Sir John Goodwin, Knight. Defendants Sir WilHam
Pelham, Knight, Dame Dorothy his wife and Robert Dormer,
Esq. To ascertain metes and bounds divers parcels of lands in
two fields of Bechendenin parish of Waddesden, County Bucks,
the inheritance of plaintiff and adjoining the lands of defendants.
Chancery Procedings, EHzabeth, G, bundle ii, no. 56.

Plaintiff Theodore Goodwin. Defendant Julian Barber widow.
To support plaintiff's title by purchase, messuages and land in
North Tuddenham. county Norfolk, sometimes the estate of
Thomas Blackwell, Esqr.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 12, no. 41.

Plaintiff Matthew Goodyng. Defendant John Dameson. To
obtain admittance- to copyholds land in Westerfield, county Suf-
folk, late the estate of Edward Goodyng plantiff's father and held
of defendant as of his manor of Westerfeld.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 13, no. 3.

Plaintiff Valentyn Goodwyn. Defendant Christopher Good-
wyn. Personal matters.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 13, no. 28.

Plaintiff Anthony Goodden. Defendants John Harrison and
Johan Goodden. Claim l)y devise, messuage and land in Hart-
ington, county Derby, held of the manor of Hartington by Rich-
ard Godden, deceased, the testator.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 14, no. 17.

Plaintiff Sir John Goodwin, Knight. Defendants Lodowick
Greville Esq., Nicholas Lane and Thomas Trussell. To protect
plaintiff's title by purchase a third part of the manor of Cranwell
and divers other lands and tenements in the parishes of Wad-
disdon and Alisbury, county Bucks, purchased by plaintiff of
defendant Grevill.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 14, no. 30.

Plaintiff Richard Goodwyn. Defendant Thomas Lewes. Per-
sonal matters.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 14, no. 54.



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CHANCERY PROCEEDINGS. 825

Plaintifif George Goodyng. Defendant William Semycroft.
For performance of contract for purchase. Lands in Melton,
county Suffolk, agreed to be sold by plaintiff to defendant.
Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 15, no. 3.

Plaintiff Andrew Godwyn. Defendant Andrew Baker. Per-
sonal matters.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 15, no. 36.

Plaintiff John Hippesley, Esqr. Defendants John Boyer,
Anthony Godwin and others. Claims under sundry special deeds.
Lands in the several parishes of Bridgewater, North Petherton
and Chewton in county Somerset sometime the estate of Henry
Northinge and by him settled and assured for the payment of an
annuity to his wife and for several other uses and afterwards
purchased by plaintiff's father.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, H, bundle 11, no. 41.

Plaintiff Elizabeth Hudson, widow, administratrix of Thomas
Hudson. Defendants Edward Alford, Bartholomew Goodwyn
and Thomas Pope. For payment of a debt. Ralphe Hill being
seised in fee of the lands in Sheener, Abinger and Wotton,
county Surrey conveyed same to defendant Alford in trust for
payment of his debts.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, H, bundle 13, no. 15.

Plaintiffs John and William Harrison. Defendants William
Goodwyn and Bryan Slater. Re deeds. Lands in the parish of
Hartington, county Derby, the inheritance of plaintiffs.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, H, bundle 14, no. 28.

Plaintiffs Nicholas Hare and Hugh Hare, Esqre. Defendant
John Goodwyn. To obtain admittance to copyhold lands and
tenements in Smytherton held of the manor of Shropham. county
Norfolk, which were surrendered to the use of plaintiffs by

Stephen Gall, the defendant, Godwin being steward to

Wenn, lord of said manor.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, H, bundle 18, no. 45.

Plaintiff John Holdiche. Defendants Sampson Michell and
William Goodwyn. Re deeds in support of plaintiff's right of



826 ENGLISH GOODWIN FAMILY PAPERS.

common. Plaintif being seised in fee of the manor of Rand-
worth claims a right to depasture 700 sheep on certain waste lands
in Randworth and Pausef orth, county Norfolk.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, H, bundle 23, no. 9.

Plaintif Richard Lee, Esqr. Defendants Sir John Goodwyn,
knight and Edmond Hogan. To recover deed of assignment.
The manor or farm of Hocknorton als Hoganorton the parsonage
or rectory of Hocknorton, county Oxon, held under a lease from
the Bishop of Oxon by the name of Robert Kinge, Abbot of Tame
and Commendatory of the late monastery of our Lady the Virgin
of Ossney, county Oxford and the convent of the same

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, L, bundle 5, no. 58.

Plaintiff Christopher Lewes. Defendant John Goodwin. Per-
sonal matters.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, L, bundle 9, no. 46.

Plaintif Robert Mulforde. Defendants Thomas Mulford and
Edward Goodwyn. Claim as heir by special custom. A mes-
suage or mansion house and certain copyhold lands holden of the
manor of Mylton in the parish of Dorking, county Surrey, late
the estate of Hugh Alulford and Alice his w^fe, to which plaintiff
claims to be entitled as youngest son of said Hugh according to
custom of said manor which manor was formerly parcel of the
possessions of the dissolved priory of Sheene.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, M, bundle 3, no. 14.

Plaintifs Richard and Thomas Mowse. Defendants Theodore
Goodwin and others. To recover title deeds. The scite of the
mannor of Stoneham and a wood called Derehey in county Suffolk
granted to plaintiffs temp. Edward VL by Sir John Jerningham,
knight, lord of said manor.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, Al, bundle 11, no. 40.

Plaintiffs William Peter and Anne his wife. Defendants i
William Styward and John Goodwyn, senior. To obtain admit-
tance to copyholds, Lands holden of defendant, Styward, Lord of i
the manor of Wellburne als Welsburne Stywards, county Norfolk 1
and surrendered out of court to use of plaintiffs by Thomas j
Ultinge.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, P, bundle 9, no. 24.



CHAXCERY PKOCEEDIXGS.



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Plaintitt Robert Roblet. Defendants Jeffrey Went and Robert
Goodwin. Qaim as heir to a purchaser tenement called Cocks
and divers lands in Foxall holden of the manor of Tyrrell Hall in
county Suffolk purchased bj- Robert Roblett plaintiff's father,
deceased, who took the conveyance in the names of John Went
and Stephen Goodw-in as trustees,

Qiancerj- Proceedings, E in ; 7. : i'.t 11, no. 52.



Plaintiff Walter Taylor. T>-'-r ' - ~ - -.nd Nicholas

Godden. Discovery as to ::.r : . 7 ; :iim of a rent

charge affecting the plaintiff's purchase and to compel them to
bring a deed granting the same ::. Messuage and lands

in Chart next Sutton \'alence, coimty Kent, purchased by plain-
tiff after the decease of Thomas Massa :.- td his estates
to be sold to pay his debts.

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Chancery Proceeding, Elizabedi S, bundle 20, no. 54.

14 June 1578. To the Right Honourable Sir Nicholas Bacon,
Knight, Lorde Keeper of the Create Seale of England. Bill of
Complaynt of Christopher Goodwyn of Ipswich in the comity of
Su5:'k. merchant, above seven years past your said orator aa



828 ENGLISH GOODWIN FAMILY PAPERS.

trust did delyver one Olyver Fyssher of the City of London,
yronmonger, deceased, late husbande to Elizabeth Fissher, nowe
widowe, one obligation made and delivered to your said orator by
one Valentyn Goodwyn of Thornehend in the county of Norfolk,
merchaunte, the said Valentyn standeth bound to your said orator
for £500 your said orator would upon redelivery of the said bond
pay to one Robert Goodwyn brother to your said orator or to the
said Olyver Fyssher, to use of the said Robert £26 which your
said orator did then owe to the said Robert Goodwyn. Sithence
one Thomas Starkye. Skynner and Alderman of London did make
attachment in London of the said £26 in the hands of your orator
certain somes owing to the said Thomas Starkye by the said
Robert Goodwyn and the said Thomas hath recovered the said
£26. Now sithence the death of the said Olyver the said obli-
gacion is come unto the hands of the said Elizabeth Fysher and
although the said some of £26 is so recovered and that your said
orator's brother is very well pleased that the said obligacion
shoulde be delyvered to your said orator and your said orator at
dyvers tymes hath gently requyred the said obligacion etc. etc.
yet the said Elizabeth rather of a f roward and perverse mind than
any just cause doth deny your said orator etc. etc. With answer
of said Elizabeth Fyssher, widow.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 6, no. 41.

18 May 1579. To Rt. Honorable Sir Thomas Bromley, Knight,
Lord Chancellor of England. Bill of Complaint of Valentyn
Goodwyn, gent., by obligation dated 7 November, 5 Elizabeth, for
determination of certain actions etc. between your said orator
and one Christopher Goodwyn brother to your orator became
bound to said Christopher in £500 with condition for the perfor-
mance of the award of John Rivers, grocer, Edward Hewar,
draper, Thomas Atkinson scrivener, city of London, soe that it
were made and given up in writing under the handes and scales
of the said arbitrators before the first of December next following
and awarded that your orator should pay to the said Christopher
£146. 13s. 8d. at the dwelling house of one Raff father of your
orator and said Christopher, in Ipswich in county Suffolk and said
Christopher doubted of the assurance he had of payment of the
said somme and would take no benefit of the said bond of £500
the said arbitrators did awarde that your orator should deliver up



CHANCERY PROCEEDINGS. 829

one recognisance or statute made according to the statute of the
23rd Henry VIII and become bound to the said Christopher in
£210 etc. your said orator hath both paid the said somme of £146.
13s. 8d. and also hath delivered the said bond of £210 yett the said
Christopher refuseth to deliver the said writing obligation and
hath of late commenced a suite on the said bond of £500 etc.
With answer of Christopher Godwyne and the replicacion of
Valentyne Goodwyne.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 13, no. 28.

1586. Plaintiff Thomas Woode administrator of Robert
Woode Junior, the Plaintiff's late brother. Defendants Gregory
Goodwyn and Daniell Goodwyn. For accounts of rent etc. of
certain lands and tenements called Hores and Mellers, in Mose,

i county Essex, holden of the manor of Mose by the said Robert

I Wood by descent from his father.

I Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, W, bundle 20, no. 22.

1588. Plaintiff Samuel Smyth. Defendant Christopher God-
wine. To protect title by purchase and praying commission to
examine witnesses. Capital messuage in Ipswich, county Suffolk.
Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, S, bundle 12, no. i.

1588. Plaintiffs Thomas Stayner and wife. Defendants

Humphrey Sackford and William Smith, George Goodwyn and

I Robert Myles. To complete purchase messuages and lands in

the parishes of Bradfield, Melton, Woodbridge and Hasketon

Vowlye, county Suffolk.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, S, bundle 16, no. 41.

20 November 1589. To Right Honorable Sir Christopher Hat-
ton, K.G. Lord Chancellor. Bill of Complaint of Richard Good-
wyn that about fourteen years last past a marriage concluded be-
tween William Goodwyn sonne and heire apparent of Humfrey
Goodwyn nowe deceased and Margaret daughter of John Hary-
son consideration of £200 paid by said Harryson to said William
and Humfrey for advancement of said Margaret and her children
said Humfrey conveyed two tenements in Monyashe and Hourde-
lowe in county Derbie and other lands to Henry Sheldon and
William Harryson for use of Humfrey for life and then to said
William and Margaret (duly did) levyed a fine to Thomas Hydde



830 ENGLISH GOODWIN FAMILY PAPERS.

and Thomas Woodcocke. Issue two daughters (of WilHam and
Margaret) viz. EHzabeth and Anne yet lyving. Said Margaret
deceased, said William marryed another wyfe viz. Elizabeth
daughter of Anthony Hyde father of said Thomas Hide by
whome he hath yssue now a sonne by reason whereof the said
Thomas Hide confederating with one Humfrey Goodwyn and
Henry Haryson now tenants or occupyers of the premises seeking
to avoyde the conveyance to the said Henry Sheldon and the said
William Harryson to the disinherison of the said two daughters
in tyme to come but for the advancement of the said Elizabeth
the nowe wief of the said William and hath gotten by casual or
other means the wrytings etc. out of the hands of your said
orator whoe had the same in trust for the said twoe daughters to
and for whose use and the said Margaret your orator gave his
word etc. and doe utterlie refuse to returne said writings etc.
With answers of Elenry Harrison and of Humfrey Goodwyn.
Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 3, no. 49.

1 59 1. Plaintiff John Sledd. Defendant John Slcdd. To
protect a lease. The rectory of Melton with appurtenances
county Oxford, demised by Thomas Goodwyn to the Earl of
Pembroke and by him assigned to plaintiff for remainder of his
term. The said Goodwyn after assigned the reversion to defend-
ant who disputes the lease made to the Earl.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, S, bundle 20, no. 17.

1594 Plaintiffs Thomas Waterhouse and Mary his wife and
William Tresham and the daughter of Valentine Pigott, Esqr,
deceased and George Goodwyn clerk, parson of Lowghton.
Defendants George Pigott, Thomas Tresham, George Amisley,
Edmund Pigott, Mathew, Robert, Francis and Clement Pigott.
Claim by descent in coparcenary. The manor of Lowghton and
the advowson of the parish church of Lowghton and divers lands
and tenement in Lowghton, county Bucks, late the estate of the
said Valentine Pigott. The bill also states a dispute respecting
the presentation of the plaintiff Goodwin to the said church.
Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, W, bundle 6, no. 51.

1594 Plaintiffs Robert Storrye, Robert Bennett, Phill'ipp
Goodman, and John Wythie surviving lessees in trust for the
parish of Wyvelscombe, county Somerset. Defendants Dame



CHANCERY PROCEEDINGS. 83 1

Winifred Bande, widow, William Bande, Hugh Hyll and
Thomas Savidge. To protect title by lease. Gillet Borne late
Bishop of Bath and Wells being seised in fee in right of his
bishoprick of the manor and burrough of Wivelscombe, county
Somerset, demised to the churchwardens of the said parish and
others certain stands or stalls in the market there and divers
profifits thereto belonging for a long term of years : but the said
bishop being deprived of the bishoprick his successor Thomas
Goodwyn afterwards elected bishop made a lease thereof for a
great number of years to the Crown and the said term was by
letters patent granted to Sir George Bande, Knight, deceased and
Dame Winifred his widow and the other defendants dispute the
plaintiflFs title.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, W, bundle 12, no. 38.

1595. Plaintiff Sir John Savage. Defendants Richard Bate-
man, Humphrey Goodwyn, John Harrison, John Fearnes, Roger
Wordle and Nicholas Wheldowe. To estabhsh plaintiff's title in
fee and for relief as to defendants claim of common pasture. A
piece of waste ground containing 3000 acres called Warneford
pastures adjoining plaintiffs lands in Warneford, county Stafford
and to Dane Head. Defendants claim in their answer right of
common and pasture as customary tenants of the Queen's Manor
or Lordship of Hartington, county Derby, parcel of the tutleary
parcel of the Duchy of Lancaster.

Chancery Proceedinge, Elizabeth, S, bundle 13, no. 18.

1599. Plaintiff Edward Swinnerton. Defendants John Bar-
nett and John Goodwin. To complete contract of purchase,
messuage and land in Kinesley, county of Stafford.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, S, bundle 11, no. 5.

1599. Plaintiff Stephen Woodgate. Defendants John Good-
wyn, Edward Clarke and Anne Howe, widow. Claim by devise.
A messuage and lands in Esbergholte or East Bergholt, county
Suffolk, late of Stephen Woodgate deceased plaintiff's father who
devised the same to him in fee.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, W, bundle 21, no. 55.

I June 1601. To Right Honorable Sir Thomas Egerton,
Knight, Lorde Keeper of the Create Scales. Bill of Complaint



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832 ENGLISH GOODWIN FAMILY PAPERS.

of Anthony Godwin of Wokey, county Somerset, gent. That
about twenty years sithence your orator became debtor for one
Richard Godwin late of Welles in said county, esquire, now
deceased, your orator's brother to divers persons in £300. Said
Richard being visited with sickness at Welles was moved to pro-
vide what he could for security of your orator and being possessed
of a messuage and lands in Welles and also diuers goods, chat-
tells etc, to the value of £200 did in his sickness, your orator then
being at London, make a deede of gifte to your orator in con-
sideration of said debts etc. and also possessed of lands in Wells
of cleare yearly value of £30 per anum and by order of this
court was adjudged to pay to one Thomas Gawen £400 which he I
owed sold to one Thomas Jenkyns, gent, and Alyce his wife all ;
lands etc. which he the said Richard and your orator ought to
have from William Godyn, gent, their father, certain parcels 'I
excepted for use of your said orator in consideration of such debts ]
your orator had paid etc. etc. and dyed intestate having the afore- |
said goodes etc. etc. in his property. But now the said messuage, ]
lands, goods etc. etc. have come into the hands of Margaret
Godwin, widow, late the wife of the said Richard and one
Dorothye Maye widow, mother of the said Margaret, sometymes
the wyfe of one Robert Maye, Esquire, deceased, with the writ-
inges etc. With the answers of Dorothie Maye and Margaret
Godwin.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 4, no. 52.

7 February 1601. To Right Honorable Sir Thomas Egerton,
Knight, Lord Keeper of the Great Scale. Bill of Complaynt of
John Godwyn of Stanley, county Wiltes, husbandman. Whereas
Edward Baynton, Esqre, afterwards knight and since deceased
about 14 Elizabeth for good consideration grant to William God-
wyn your orator's father and to your orator his eldest sonne and
to William Godwyn your orator's brother by Coppie of Court
Roll of the mannor of Stanley a messuage and tenement and cer-
tain lands in Stanley in parish of Chippenham for terme of their
lives successively and said William entered and then dyed and
your said orator by vertue of said graunte and custome became
possessed etc. But now the said William your orator's brother
being in remaynder greedily thirsting to have the same attempted
by money to corrupt Sir Henry Baynton Knt, Lord of the Manor,






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CHANCERY PROCEEDINGS. 833

to joyne in a supposed forfeiture which said Sir Henry refused
and now said William doth now labour to prove that your orator
about ten years past did leave the said tenement to one Phillipp
Payne and that thereby the said terme became f orf eyted and hath
joined with one Edward Harris etc. etc. With answer of William
Godwyn and Edward Harris.

Chancery Proceedings, Elizabeth, G, bundle 2, no. 55.

Date illegible. Bill of Complaint of Thomas Goodwyn of
Momiashe in county Darby yeoman twelve years last past seised
of a barne and parcel of land in Momiashe called Bourne End,
at that tyme great occasion to use money contracted with William
Inglesant of Momiashe, husbandman, deceased, did make a bar-
gain with said William in respect of part of said land with condi-



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