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

BLAdd.Roll39569 (AD1569[2])

BURY. VIEW OF FRANKPLEDGE WITH COURT BARON OF HENRY WILLIAMS, ALIAS CROMWELL, KNIGHT, HELD THERE ON THE FIRST DAY OF APRIL, IN THE ELEVENTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF ELIZABETH, BY THE GRACE OF GOD QUEEN OF ENGLAND, FRANCE AND IRELAND, DEFENDER OF THE FAITH. [1]

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ESSOINS: None.

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HOMAGE [JURORS:] William Baker, John Redman, John Haydon, John Champion, William Redman, Thomas Boulby, William Tomson, Thomas Champion, Robert Ball, Ralph Allen, Robert Shwer, Thomas Rede.

[CONVEYANCES]

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Surrender into the lord's hands by Thomas Champion and his wife, Eleanor, after she had been examined alone by the Steward, of one customary tenement and one piece of a close, two and a half selions of land, and 11 1/2 acres of land called Penny Land [2] to the use [3] of Ralph Alen, his heirs and assigns, to whom the lord, through his Steward, granted seisin, to be held from the lord, by the rod, at the will of the lord, according to the custom of the manor, for 16 s. 4 d. and one capon annual rent, suit to court and all other customs and services owed therein. Fine: (16 s. 4 d., one capon.) Fealty performed, admitted as tenant.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE JURORS]

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2 d. each from Robert Champion, George Robynson, John Haydon, Robert Balson, Thomas Rede, William Redman, Reyner Goodman, William Ellington, John Redman and John Smythe for not making their fences, according to the ordinance.2 d. each from John Smythe and Robert Champion for not cleaning their ditches, according to the ordinance.

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3 d. from [...]bye, [4] 2 d. from William Tomson and 4 d. from Robert Champion, bakers, for breaking the assize.

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AFFEERORS: the whole homage.

Notes

1. 1 April, 1569.

2. MS: Peny Londe.

3. MS: ad opus et usum.

4. Obliterated.