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

BLAdd.Roll34394, m.1d (AD1582[4])

RAMSEY. [1] COURT BARON OF HENRY WILLIAMS, ALIAS CROMWELL, KNIGHT, HELD THERE ON THE FOURTEENTH DAY OF DECEMBER, IN THE TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF ELIZABETH, BY THE GRACE OF GOD QUEEN OF ENGLAND, FRANCE AND IRELAND, DEFENDER OF THE FAITH. [2]

1

HOMAGE [JURORS:] William Mascall, Edward Clarkson, Thomas Palmer, Edward Fydgytt, John Horledge, John Chicheley, John Bomer [3] Senior, Robert Gowler, John Phillipp, Anthony Lansdall, William Whitwell, John Preeste.

[CONVEYANCES]

2

Determination by the homage that Thomas Dawson and Katherine, his wife, before the last court, outside the court, and after Katherine had been examined alone by the Steward, surrendered into the lord's hands, through the hands of Richard Aynsworth and Henry Burrowe, tenants of this manor, one messuage or customary tenement with one vacant piece of a fee with appurtenances, to the use [4] of Richard Royden and his heirs, 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. 8 d. annual rent, suit to court and all other customs and services owed therein. Fine: [Blank.] Fealty performed, admitted as tenant.

3

Determination by the homage that the same Thomas and Katherine also surrendered into the lord's hands, through the hands of the said Richard and Henry, one piece of a vacant fee containing nine feet in length and 20 feet in width lying at High Bridge End [5]with appurtenances, to the use [6] of the said Richard Royden and his heirs, 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 4 s. and one duck annual rent, suit to court and all other customs and services owed therein. Fine: [Blank.] Fealty performed, admitted as tenant.

4

Surrender into the lord's hands by Richard Dawson and Margaret, his wife, in person, after Margaret had been examined alone by the Steward, of all that tenement called the Tan House [7] once called three tenements, except for that tenement adjacent to the house of Edward Yonge, to the use [8] of Henry Godfrey and his heirs, 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 11 s. annual rent. Fine: [Blank.] Fealty performed, admitted as tenant.

Notes

1. BL. Add.Roll34395 is a draft of this roll, written in a more cursive hand.

2. 14 December, 1582.

3. BL. Add.Roll34395: Bowmer.

4. MS: ad opus et usum.

5. MS: High Bridge Ende.

6. MS: ad opus et usum.

7. MS: le Tann Howse.

8. MS: ad opus et usum.