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

BLAdd.Roll34396 (AD1583[2])

BURY. VIEW OF FRANKPLEDGE WITH COURT BARON OF HENRY WILLIAMS, ALIAS CROMWELL, KNIGHT, HELD THERE ON THE FIFTH DAY OF APRIL, 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. [1]

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HOMAGE [JURORS:] John Campion, Francis Heydon, John Redman Junior, Robert Sewer, Thomas Britfeild, Robert Tomson, Oliver Collyn, William Messenger, Michael Burrough, Henry Collyne, Hugh Powlter, John Alward, Nicholas Coles.

[PRESENTMENTS BY THE JURORS]

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12 d. from Nicholas Coles for not repairing his fences, according to the ordinance made in the last court.

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12 d. from Thomas Britfeild for permitting his beasts to wander at large in the Queen's road, contrary to the ordinance made in the last court.

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2 d. from John Sharpe, baker, who sells bread within this manor, for breaking the assize.

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2 d. from Robert Campion, alehouse-keeper, [2] for charging too much for victuals.

[CONVEYANCES]

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Determination by the homage that Silvester Campion, who held for himself and his heirs one customary messuage with five acres of leasows and meadow and one close called Wigney containing an estimated two acres lying within the manor of Bury, at the court held at Bury on 10 October, 1 and 2 Philip and Mary [3] surrendered the aforesaid properties into the lord's hands, to the use [4] of Isabelle, at that time his wife, for the term of her life, with remainder to Silvester and his heirs, and that the said Isabelle, before the last court, died, and that Robert Campion is Silvester's cousin and heir, namely the son and heir of John Campion, Silvester's brother and heir, and that the said Robert, present in this court, sought admittance, 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 26 s. 8 d. annual rent, and all other customs and services owed therein. Fine: (#15.) Fealty performed, admitted as tenant.

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Determination by the homage that William Collyn, who held for himself and his heirs one tenement, one garden and four and a half selions of land adjoining the said tenement, with one acre of marsh with appurtenances, surrendered the said properties into the lord's hands, to the use of Alice, then his wife, for the term of her life, with remainder to Thomas Collyn, his son and heir, and his heirs, and that the said Alice died before the last court, and that John Collyn is the brother and heir of the said Thomas, who, present, sought admittance, 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 13 s. 4 d. annual rent, suit to court and all other customs and services owed therein. Fine: (#10.) Fealty performed, admitted as tenant. Further, at this court the said John Collyn, in person, surrendered the said tenements into the lord's hands, to the use [5] of Henry Collyne, his brother, and his heirs perpetually, 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 13 s. 4 d. annual rent, (and all other customs and services owed therein.)Fine: [Blank.] Fealty performed, admitted as tenant.

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Total, excluding entry fines: 2 s. 4 d.

Notes

1. 5 April, 1583.

2. MS: pandoxator.

3. 10 October, 1554. See supra, 1554[2], no. 6.

4. MS: ad opus et usum.

5. MS: ad opus et usum.