|Author:||Leigh, Valentine, fl. 1562.|
|Title:||The moste profitable and commendable science, of surueying of landes, tenementes, and hereditamentes: drawen and collected by the industrie of Valentyne Leigh. Whereunto is also annexed by the same authour, a right necessarie treatise, of the measuryng of all kyndes of lande, be it meadow, pasture, errable, wood, hill, or dale, and that aswell by certaine easie, and compendious rules, as also by an exact and beneficiall table, purposely drawen and deuised for that behalfe.|
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The moste profitable and commendable science, of surueying of landes, tenementes, and hereditamentes: drawen and collected by the industrie of Valentyne Leigh. Whereunto is also annexed by the same authour, a right necessarie treatise, of the measuryng of all kyndes of lande, be it meadow, pasture, errable, wood, hill, or dale, and that aswell by certaine easie, and compendious rules, as also by an exact and beneficiall table, purposely drawen and deuised for that behalfe.
Leigh, Valentine, fl. 1562.
Imprinted at London: [By J. Kingston] for Andrew Maunsell, Anno Domini. 1577.
|Alternate titles:||Moste profitable and commendable science, of surveying of landes, tenementes, and hereditamentes Moste profitable and commendable science, of surveying of landes, tenementes, and hereditamentes.|
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Surveying -- Early works to 1800.
Valentine Leighe to the gentle Reader.
❧The true and moste liuely and per∣fecte description, and instruction, of the most necessarie and commendable Science of Sur∣ueiyng of Landes: drawne and deuised by the industrie of Valen∣tyne Leighe.
¶The firste Principle, or Rule.
¶The seconde Principle or Rule.
And first J vvill beginne to declare of all maner Rentes.
¶The thirde Rule.
¶The Fourth Rule. How a Surueiour should take a per∣fecte Ʋievv or Suruey of a Mannour or such Landes Tenementes or Hereditamentes.
¶The Toune of Dale. The vewe of the Mannour of Dale, taken the x. day of May in the xiiii. yere of the raigne of King Henry the eight. By A. B. generall Surueiour to the right honourable lorde. C. D. Lorde of the same by his Commaundement, and also by the o∣thes of E. F. & G. H. and many other tenauntes of the same, as hereafter ensueth.
Hereafter doe followe the examples, how the pre∣misses should be entred orderly. And first how the Mannour place, or Scite should bée entred, But∣ted and bounded.
How the Srye of a Personage or Rectorie, and Vicaredge may be bounded.
How the Tenementes or Mesuages of Fréehol∣ders should be butted, bounded and entred.
How other Mesuages, Tenementes or Cotages, holden of the Lorde at wille, or by Indenture, or by Copy of Courte rolle, should be butted, boun∣ded, contained and entred.
Howe to Butte and Bounde the whole common fieldes belonging to a Mannour.
How to but and bound the Meadowes of a Man, nour, and specially when they are common Mea∣dowes.
How a man should enter, butte and bound the se∣uerall Pastures, Croftes and Enclosures belon∣gyng to a Manour.
¶The fifte Rule. The description and enstruction for the makyng and engrossyng of a Terrour, of a Mannour or suche landes, tenements and hereditamentes.
Manerium de Dale in Comitatu praedicto.
¶Tenentes ad voluntatem.
¶ A bye Rule. Regula Apportionation̄ terrarum secundum reddit eiusdem.
¶The sixt Rule. ¶The fourme how a Suite Rolle shoulde be engrossed and kepte.
¶The seuenth Rule. The forme and instruction how to engrosse, and kepe a customarie Rolle of a Mannour.
¶The eight Rule. The forme and maner how to make a true and perfecte ready Rentall of a Mannour, when the same shall bee deliuered to any Bailife, Reue, or Collectour to gather by.
The ninth Rule.
The tenth Rule.
¶The Partes or Diuisions of one Acre with the Denominations of the same, accordyng to the Statute here mentioned.
¶A Generall Rule to be learned of the simple, to cast Pearches and dayworkes into Acres.
Jnstruction for Introduction.
¶The firste Rule, called the Rule of Squares.
¶ Example of Squares.
The Rules for vnequall parcelles of Lande.
¶ Examples of the saile vnequall figures afore∣saide here as ye see nowe separated.
¶The Rule of triangled Squares.
¶The most excellent Rule for measuryng of Wood Lande, and other peeces of Lande, that are deformed or on all si∣des vnequall.
❧The Rule of Roundes or Circles.
An example of partes and portions of a Circle.
The rule of Reguler squared lande.
¶The Rule for measuryng of Mountaynes or Mountaine Lande, and also valeys or valley grounde.
¶An example of measuryng the Ʋalley.