The Court Rolls of Ramsey, Hepmangrove, and Bury, 1268–1600

BLAdd.Roll39567, m.4 (AD1553[2])

BURY WITH HEPMANGROVE. ESTREAT OF THE COURT WITH LEET HELD AT RAMSEY ON THE FOURTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, IN THE FIRST YEAR OF THE REIGN OF QUEEN MARY. [1]

1

COMMON FINE: 2 s. 8 d., from the Bailiff.

2

[...] [2] from Mistress [blank], owing suit, for default.

3

[...] [3] from Henry Hiller for assaulting John Dawes, against the peace.

4

[...] [4] from William Benet, Christopher Oldam, Richard Tomson, William Tomson, John Gowler, Thomas Reade, Richard Butler and Henry Middelton for permitting their colts and horses to wander untied in the sown fields, against the ordinance.

5

[...] [5] from Robert Pikerd for tying his horses in Chevery, [6] against the ordinance.

6

[...] [7] from Thomas Cattlyn, Richard Edward, Richard Wylson and William Elington for putting their beasts upon Park Green, [8] against the ordinance.

7

[...] [9] from the vill of Upwood for permitting its cattle to wander in the marsh of Bury called the Turf Fen, [10] against the ordinance.

8

[...] [11] from William Graye and William Tomson, victualers, for charging too much for victuals.

9

[...] [12] from Thomas Filbie and John Cattesbie, bakers, for selling bread contrary to the assize.

10

Total: 16 s., of which 2 s. 8 d. in common fine, 13 s. 4 d. in amercements. [13] Less 7 s as expenses of the Steward and other officials with the tenants. Balance: 9 s. [Examined by] Tebalde.

Notes

1. 4 September, 1553.

2. Torn away.

3. Torn away.

4. Torn away.

5. Torn away.

6. MS: Chevereth.

7. Torn away.

8. MS: Parke Grene.

9. Torn away.

10. MS: le Turvefen.

11. Torn away.

12. Torn away.

13. Deleted: fine terrarum.