Feet of Fines: CP 25/1/281/164


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CP 25/1/281/164, number 1.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, 13 Edward IV [2 May 1473].
Parties: John Assheton', knight, querent, and Henry Walker, deforciant.
Property: 4 messuages, 60 acres of land, 6 acres of meadow and 2 acres of wood in Myrfeld' and Thornhyll'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Henry has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John, of which John has 3 messuages, 40 acres of land, 4 acres of meadow and 1 acre of wood in the vill of Myrfeld' of his gift, and has remised and quitclaimed them from himself and his heirs to John and his heirs for ever. And besides Henry granted for himself and his heirs that 1 messuage, 20 acres of land, 2 acres of meadow and 1 acre of wood in the vills of Myrfeld' and Thornhyll' - which John Gledhill' and Alice, his wife, late the wife of Richard Walker, hold for the life of Alice of the inheritance of Henry on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Alice ought to revert to Henry and his heirs - after the decease of Alice shall remain to John Assheton' and his heirs, to hold together with the aforesaid tenements of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John Assheton' has given him 40 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Ashton, Henry Walker, John Gledhill, Richard Walker, Alice Walker
Places: Mirfield, Thornhill
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 2.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 13 Edward IV [16 May 1473].
Parties: William Snawesyll', querent, and William Barry, esquire, and Maud, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 2 messuages, 2 tofts, 35 acres of land and 1 acre of meadow in Thornton' sup[er] Swale.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William Barry and Maud have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of William Snawesyll', as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Maud to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: William Snawesyll' has given them 40 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Snawsell, William Barry, Maud Barry
Places: Thornton Bridge (in Brafferton)
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 3.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after All Souls, 13 Edward IV [3 November 1473].
Parties: William Gascoigne, esquire, querent, and Thomas Abyrforth' and Agnes, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage in Abyrforth'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas and Agnes have acknowledged the messuage to be the right of William, as that which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed it from themselves and the heirs of Agnes to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: William has given them 40 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Gascoigne, Thomas Aberford, Agnes Aberford
Places: Aberford
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 4.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from St Michael, 13 Edward IV [27 October 1473].
Parties: John Leyston' and Isabel, his wife, querents, and Thomas Wadyloue and Alice, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage in Doncastre.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas and Alice have acknowledged the messuage to be the right of John, as that which John and Isabel have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed it from themselves and the heirs of Alice to John and Isabel and the heirs of John for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John and Isabel have given them 40 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Leyston, Isabel Leyston, Thomas Waddilove, Alice Waddilove
Places: Doncaster
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 5.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Three weeks from St Michael, 13 Edward IV [20 October 1473].
Parties: Richard Raudon' of Wakefeld', querent, and Richard Mason' and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 1 garden and 2 acres of land in Wakefeld'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Richard Mason' and Joan have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Richard Raudon', as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Joan to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Richard Raudon' has given them 20 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard Rawdon, Richard Mason, Joan Mason
Places: Wakefield
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 6.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Martin, 13 Edward IV [18 November 1473].
Parties: William Syngleton', esquire, querent, and Brian Bolde, esquire, deforciant.
Property: The manor of Carleton' in Craven' and 39 messuages, 3 mills, 1280 acres of land, 330 acres of meadow, 4000 acres of pasture, 400 acres of wood and 100 shillings of rent in Carleton' in Craven', Yolosom' and Loderysdendale.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Brian has acknowledged the manor and tenements to be the right of William, as those which William has of his gift, and has remised and quitclaimed them from himself and his heirs to William and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: William has given him 700 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Singleton, Brian Bold
Places: Carleton in Craven, Yellison, Lothersdale (both in Carleton in Craven)
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 7.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from St Michael, 13 Edward IV [27 October 1473].
Parties: Richard Barneby, querent, and Henry Staneforth' and Margaret, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 8 acres of land and 6 acres of meadow in Gleydlys called Morehouse in the parish of Hannesworth'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Henry and Margaret have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Richard, as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Margaret to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Richard has given them 20 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard Barnby, Henry Stainforth, Margaret Stainforth
Places: Gleadless, 'Morehouse' (both in Handsworth), Handsworth
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 8.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St John the Baptist, 13 Edward IV [1 July 1473].
Parties: John Pilkyngton', knight, and James Smetherst', chaplain, querents, and John Gairgraue, esquire, deforciant.
Property: The manor of Snaypthorp' and 400 acres of land, 40 acres of meadow, 600 acres of pasture and 10 acres of wood in Thornes, Osset, Flansawe and Wakefeld'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Gairgraue has acknowledged the manor and tenements to be the right of John Pilkyngton', as those which the same John and James have of his gift, and has remised and quitclaimed them from himself and his heirs to John Pilkyngton' and James and the heirs of John Pilkyngton' for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John Pilkyngton' and James have given him 300 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Pilkington, James Smethurst, John Gargrave
Places: Snapethorpe, Thornes (both in Wakefield), Ossett (in Dewsbury), Flanshaw (in Wakefield), Wakefield
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 9.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St John the Baptist, 13 Edward IV [1 July 1473].
Parties: Thomas Draper, querent, and John Raulyn' the elder and Maud, his wife, and John Raulyn' the younger, deforciants.
Property: 2 messuages, 40 acres of land, 20 acres of meadow and 10 acres of wood in Waddesworth'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John and Maud and John have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Thomas, as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Maud to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Thomas has given them 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas Draper, John Rawlin, Maud Rawlin
Places: Wadsworth (in Halifax)
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 10.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after the Purification of the Blessed Mary, 13 Edward IV [3 February 1474].
Parties: William Syngleton', esquire, querent, and Geoffrey Midelton' and Isabel, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Carleton' in Craven' and 39 messuages, 3 mills, 1280 acres of land, 330 acres of meadow, 4000 acres of pasture, 400 acres of wood and 100 shillings of rent in Carleton' in Craven', Yolosom' and Loderisdendale.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Geoffrey and Isabel have acknowledged the manor and tenements to be the right of William, as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Isabel to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: William has given them 200 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Singleton, Geoffrey Middleton, Isabel Middleton
Places: Carleton in Craven, Yellison, Lothersdale (both in Carleton in Craven)
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 11.
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County: City of York [Yorkshire].
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 13 Edward IV [16 May 1473].
Parties: William Hanne, chaplain, John Dove, chaplain, and William Lasynby, querents, and William Wryght' and Mary, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage in Colyergate in Ebor'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William Wryght' and Mary have acknowledged the messuage to be the right of William Hanne, as that which the same William, John and William Lasynby have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed it from themselves and the heirs of Mary to William Hanne, John and William Lasynby and the heirs of William Hanne for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: William Hanne, John and William Lasynby have given them 20 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Hann, John Dove, William Lazenby, William Wright, Mary Wright
Places: Colliergate (in York)
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 12.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 14 Edward IV [8 May 1474].
Parties: William Lamberd', clerk, William West and Robert Nolson', querents, and Robert Vere and Alice, his wife, and Thomas Crauen' and Agnes, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 50 acres of land, 10 acres of meadow and 6 acres of pasture in Sowethorp'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Robert Vere and Alice and Thomas and Agnes have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of William Lamberd', as those which the same William, William West and Robert Nolson' have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Alice and Agnes to William, William and Robert Nolson' and the heirs of William Lamberd' for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: William, William and Robert Nolson' have given them 20 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Lambert, William West, Robert Nolson, Robert Vere, Alice Vere, Thomas Craven, Agnes Craven
Places: Southorpe (in Kilnsea)
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 13.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 14 Edward IV [8 May 1474].
Parties: William Rayner, querent, and Thomas Vendyloke and Agnes, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 27 acres of land and 4 acres of meadow in Gyldersome.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas and Agnes have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of William, as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Agnes to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: William has given them 40 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Rayner, Thomas Vendilok, Agnes Vendilok
Places: Gildersome (in Batley)
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 14.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 14 Edward IV [8 May 1474].
Parties: Richard Jakson', querent, and Robert Ryssheworth' and Alice, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage in Pountfrette.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Robert and Alice have acknowledged the messuage to be the right of Richard, as that which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed it from themselves and the heirs of Alice to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Richard has given them 40 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard Jackson, Robert Rushworth, Alice Rushworth
Places: Pontefract
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 15.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 14 Edward IV [8 May 1474].
Parties: William Gascoygne, esquire, Ralph Gascoygne, esquire, William Swillyngton', esquire, John Vauasour, esquire, and William Tanterell', clerk, querents, and William Abbey and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 16 acres of land and 1 acre of meadow in Kyrkehamerton'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William Abbey and Joan have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Ralph, as those which Ralph, William Gascoygne, William Swillyngton', John and William Tanterell' have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Joan to William Gascoygne, Ralph, William Swillyngton', John and William Tanterell' and the heirs of Ralph for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: William Gascoygne, Ralph, William Swillyngton', John and William Tanterell' have given them 20 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Gascoigne, Ralph Gascoigne, William Swillington, John Vavasour, William Tanterell, William Abbey, Joan Abbey
Places: Kirk Hammerton
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 16.
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County: City of York [Yorkshire].
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after All Souls, 13 Edward IV [3 November 1473]. And afterwards two weeks from Easter, 14 Edward IV [24 April 1474].
Parties: John Elys, the parson of the parish church of Thirnescogh', and William Wallis, chaplain, querents, and Henry Eltoftes and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage in Ebor'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Henry and Elizabeth have acknowledged the messuage to be the right of John, as that which John and William have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed it from themselves and the heirs of Elizabeth to John and William and the heirs of John for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John and William have given them 10 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Ellis, William Wallis, Henry Eltofts, Elizabeth Eltofts
Places: Thurnscoe, York
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 17.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from St Michael, 15 Edward IV [27 October 1475].
Parties: John Cobbok' and Alice, his wife, querents, and Peter Moyne and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 2 messuages, 30 acres of land and 1 and a half acres of meadow in Athewyk', Skelhall', Carcroft', Broddesworth', Pygburn' and Hangethawayte.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Peter and Joan have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John, as those which John and Alice have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Joan to John and Alice and the heirs of John for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John and Alice have given them 40 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Cobbock, Alice Cobbock, Peter Moyne, Joan Moyne
Places: Adwick Le Street, Skellow, Carcroft (both in Owston), Brodsworth, Pickburn (in Brodsworth), Hangthwaite (in Adwick Le Street)
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 18.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after All Souls, 15 Edward IV [3 November 1475].
Parties: Richard Pygot, serjeant-at-law of the lord king, Christopher Wandesford' and John Pygot, querents, and Simon Dagworth' and Elizabeth, his wife, one of the daughters and heirs of William Byngham, deforciants.
Property: A sixth part of the manor of Bagby by Thrysk' and a sixth part of 200 acres of land, of 10 acres of meadow, of 1000 acres of pasture and of 80 acres of wood in Bagby.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Simon and Elizabeth have acknowledged the sixth parts to be the right of Richard, as those which Richard, Christopher and John have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Elizabeth to Richard, Christopher and John and the heirs of Richard for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Richard, Christopher and John have given them 40 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard Pigott, Christopher Wansford, John Pigott, Simon Dagworth, William Bingham, Elizabeth Bingham
Places: Bagby (in Kirby Knowle), Thirsk
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 19.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St John the Baptist, 15 Edward IV [8 July 1475]. And afterwards one week from St Michael in the same year [6 October 1475].
Parties: Richard, duke of Gloucester, querent, and John Burne and Margery, his wife, and Godfrey Hylton', son of the same Margery, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Hoton' Panell' and 200 acres of land, 80 acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture, 20 acres of wood and 6 pounds of rent in Hoton' Panell'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John and Margery and Godfrey have acknowledged the manor and tenements to be the right of the duke, as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Margery to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty against John, abbot of St Peter, Westminster, and his successors.
For this: The duke has given them 500 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard, duke of Gloucester, John Burne, Godfrey Hilton, Margery Hilton
Places: Hooton Pagnell
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 20.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Three weeks from St Michael, 15 Edward IV [20 October 1475].
Parties: Robert Brome, querent, and John Martyn' and Margery, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 2 messuages, 12 acres of land and 2 acres of meadow in Wath' by Derfeld' and Brampton' Byrlowe.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John and Margery have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Robert, as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Margery to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Robert has given them 20 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Robert Broom, John Martin, Margery Martin
Places: Wath upon Dearne, Darfield, Brampton Bierlow (in Wath upon Dearne)
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 21.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after the Purification of the Blessed Mary, 15 Edward IV [3 February 1476].
Parties: Richard Andrewe, clerk, John Pakenham, clerk, William Poteman', clerk, John Gisburgh', clerk, and Richard Pygott, serjeant-at-law, querents, and John Greuyle, knight, and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Wyuerthorp' and 22 messuages, 16 tofts, 1 mill, 80 bovates of land and 8 pounds of rent in Wyuerthorp'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Greuyle and Joan have acknowledged the manor and tenements to be the right of Richard Andrewe, as those which the same Richard, John Pakenham, William, John Gisburgh' and Richard Pygott have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Joan to Richard, John Pakenham, William, John Gisburgh' and Richard and the heirs of Richard Andrewe for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Richard, John Pakenham, William, John Gisburgh' and Richard have given them 300 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard Andrew, John Pakenham, William Potman, John Guisborough, Richard Pigott, John Greville, Joan Greville
Places: Weaverthorpe
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 22.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, 16 Edward IV [28 April 1476].
Parties: John Pilkyngton', knight, querent, and Alice Pilkyngton', widow, who was the wife of Arthur Pilkyngton', esquire, daughter of Robert Manston' and heir of John Manston', deforciant.
Property: The manor of Manston' and 12 messuages, 474 acres of land, 31 acres of meadow and 200 acres of wood in Manston', Austhorp', Ledys, Scolys, Lutryngton' and Garford'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Alice has acknowledged the manor and tenements to be the right of John, of which he has the manor and 9 messuages, 394 acres of land, 29 acres of meadow and the wood in the vills of Manston', Austhorp', Ledys, Scolys and Lutryngton' of her gift.
For this: John has granted to Alice the same manor and tenements and has rendered them to her in the court, to hold to Alice, without impeachment of waste, of the chief lords for the life of Alice. And besides John granted for himself and his heirs that 3 messuages, 80 acres of land and 2 acres of meadow in the vill of Garford' - which William Maulyuerer and Joan, his wife, late the wife of Robert Manston', hold for the life of Joan of the inheritance of John on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Joan ought to revert to John and his heirs - after the decease of Joan shall remain to Alice, to hold, without impeachment of waste, together with the aforesaid manor and tenements of the chief lords for the life of Alice. And after the decease of Alice the manor and tenements shall remain to Joan Pilkyngton', daughter and heir of the said Arthur and of Alice, and the heirs of her body, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to George Gascoigne, son of Robert Gascoigne and of the aforesaid Alice, and the male heirs of his body, (2) to Humphrey, brother of the said George, and the male heirs of his body, (3) to William, brother of the said George and Humphrey, and the male heirs of his body and (4) to the right heirs of Alice.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Pilkington, Robert Manston, John Manston, Alice Manston, Arthur Pilkington, William Mauleverer, Joan Manston, Joan Pilkington, George Gascoigne, Robert Gascoigne, Humphrey Gascoigne, William Gascoigne
Places: Manston, Austhorpe (both in Whitkirk), Leeds, Scholes (in Barwick in Elmet), Lotherton (in Sherburn in Elmet), Garforth
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 23.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 16 Edward IV [12 May 1476].
Parties: Thomas Fitz William, esquire, son of Richard Fitz William, knight, querent, and William Swyket and Alice, his wife, deforciants.
Property: A moiety of the manors of Morthyng' and Brampton' in Morthyng' and a moiety of 1 messuage, of 30 acres of land, of 20 acres of pasture and of 20 pounds, 18 shillings and 10 pence of rent in Doncastre, Morthyng', Brampton', Sladehoton', Carehouse, Whistane, Ulley, Heigh' Melton', Mexburgh', Folde, Louersall' and Wykersley.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William and Alice have acknowledged the moieties to be the right of Thomas, as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Alice to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Thomas has granted to William and Alice the moieties and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to William and Alice, without impeachment of waste, of Thomas and his heirs for the lives of William and Alice, rendering yearly 1 rose at the feast of the Nativity of St John the Baptist, and doing to the chief lords all other services. And after the decease of William and Alice the moieties shall revert to Thomas and his heirs, quit of the heirs of William and Alice, to hold of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas FitzWilliam, Richard FitzWilliam, William Swickett, Alice Swickett
Places: Morthen (in Rotherham and Whiston), Brampton en le Morthen (in Treeton), Doncaster, Slade Hooton (in Laughton en le Morthen), Carhouse (in Doncaster) or Carr House (in Tickhill), Whiston, Ulley (in Aston and Treeton), High Melton, Mexborough, Folds (in Tickhill), Loversall (in Doncaster), Wickersley
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 24.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 16 Edward IV [12 May 1476].
Parties: Richard Manchestre, esquire, and Katherine, his wife, querents, and Henry Soulby and Joan, his wife, one of the daughters and heirs of William Byngham, late of Bagby by Thrysk' in the county of York, esquire, deforciants.
Property: A sixth part of the manor of Bagby by Thrysk' and a sixth part of 200 acres of land, of 10 acres of meadow, of 1000 acres of pasture and of 80 acres of wood in Bagby.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Henry and Joan have acknowledged the sixth parts to be the right of Richard, as those which Richard and Katherine have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Joan to Richard and Katherine and the heirs of Richard for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Richard and Katherine have given them 40 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard Manchester, Katherine Manchester, Henry Soulby, William Bingham, Joan Bingham
Places: Bagby (in Kirby Knowle), Thirsk
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 25.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 16 Edward IV [12 May 1476].
Parties: William Hastynges, knight, querent, and John Pereson' of Beuerlaco, mercer, and Isabel, his wife, John Lorymer of Beuerlaco, mercer, and Katherine, his wife, and John Spaldyng' of Beuerlaco, deforciants.
Property: 3 messuages, 1 mill, 1 garden, 9 bovates of land, 30 acres of meadow, 30 acres of pasture and 30 acres of wood in Colton' in Ridall'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John and Isabel, John and Katherine and John have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of William, as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Isabel and Katherine to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty by John Pereson' and Isabel and John Lorymer and Katherine for themselves and the heirs of Isabel and Katherine.
For this: William has given them 100 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Hastings, John Pearson, Isabel Pearson, John Lorimer, Katherine Lorimer, John Spalding
Places: Beverley, Coulton (in Hovingham)
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 26.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St John the Baptist, 16 Edward IV [25 June 1476].
Parties: William Tempest and Thomas Tempest, querents, and John Smyth' and Margaret, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 4 messuages, 10 bovates of land, 10 acres of meadow and 20 acres of pasture in Marton' in Crauen'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John and Margaret have granted to William and Thomas the tenements and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to William and Thomas and the heirs of the body of Thomas, of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to John Tempest, brother of the aforesaid Thomas, and the heirs of his body and (2) to the right heirs of the aforesaid William Tempest.
Warranty: Warranty by John Smyth' and Margaret and the heirs of John, against Thomas, abbot of Kirkstall, and his successors.
For this: William and Thomas have given them 60 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Tempest, Thomas Tempest, John Smith, Margaret Smith, John Tempest
Places: East Marton
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 27.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Hilary, 16 Edward IV [20 January 1477].
Parties: Richard, duke of Gloucester, John Pilkyngton', knight, John Woderof', Ralph Hothom, John Sotill' the younger, John Kendale, Walter Rothelay and William Rothelay, querents, and William Bythewater, deforciant.
Property: 1 messuage, 34 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow and 3 acres of wood in Cregylston'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William Bythewater has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of William Rothelay, and has remised and quitclaimed them from himself and his heirs to the duke, John, John, Ralph, John, John, Walter and William Rothelay and the heirs of William Rothelay for ever.
Warranty: Warranty against John, abbot of St Peter, Westminster, and his successors.
For this: The duke, John, John, Ralph, John, John, Walter and William Rothelay have given him 20 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard, duke of Gloucester, John Pilkington, John Woodruffe, Ralph Hotham, John Soothill, John Kendall, Walter Rothley, William Rothley, William Bythewater
Places: Crigglestone (in Sandal Magna)
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 28.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after the Purification of the Blessed Mary, 16 Edward IV [3 February 1477].
Parties: Robert Wyclyf, querent, and William Wyclyf', deforciant.
Property: 1 messuage, 30 acres of land, 10 acres of meadow, 16 acres of pasture, 10 acres of wood and 2 parts of 1 vaccary in Denton'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Robert, as those which Robert has of his gift, and has remised and quitclaimed them from himself and his heirs to Robert and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty against Thomas, abbot of the monastery of the Blessed Mary of Kirkstall, and his successors.
For this: Robert has given him 40 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Robert Wycliffe, William Wycliffe
Places: Denton (in Otley)
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 29.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Hilary, 16 Edward IV [27 January 1477].
Parties: Thomas Neleson', querent, and Thomas Shoreswod' and Margaret, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 4 messuages, 1 toft, 1 garden and 23 acres and 3 roods of land in Doncastre and Wheteley.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas Shoreswod' and Margaret have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Thomas Neleson', as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Margaret to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Thomas Neleson' has given them 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas Nelson, Thomas Shoreswood, Margaret Shoreswood
Places: Doncaster, Wheatley (in Doncaster)
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 30.
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County: City of York [Yorkshire].
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St John the Baptist, 16 Edward IV [1 July 1476].
Parties: William Welles, querent, and George Louell', esquire, and Ellen, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 3 messuages and 20 shillings and 8 pence of rent in Ebor'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: George and Ellen have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of William, as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Ellen to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: William has given them 40 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Wells, George Lovell, Ellen Lovell
Places: York
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 31.
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County: City of York [Yorkshire].
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St Martin, 16 Edward IV [12 November 1476].
Parties: Guy Fairfax, Thomas Normanuyle, knight, William Huse, Miles Willesthorp', William Ryther, Edmund Skerne and John Burton', clerk, querents, and Robert Roos of Laxton', esquire, and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Steton' and 4 messuages, 30 bovates of land, 16 acres of meadow, 60 acres of pasture, 4 acres of wood, 300 acres of moor and 3 acres of marsh in Steton'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Robert and Elizabeth have acknowledged the manor and tenements to be the right of Guy, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Robert to Guy, Thomas, William, Miles, William, Edmund and John and the heirs of Guy for ever.
Warranty: Warranty by Robert and Elizabeth for themselves and the heirs of Elizabeth, against Thomas, abbot of the monastery of the Blessed Mary of Kirkstall, and his successors.
For this: Guy, Thomas, William, Miles, William, Edmund and John have given them 200 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Guy Fairfax, Thomas Normanville, William Hussey, Miles Wilsthorpe, William Rither, Edmund Skern, John Burton, Robert Roos, Elizabeth Roos
Places: Laxton (in Howden), Steeton
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 32.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 17 Edward IV [4 May 1477].
Parties: John Pilkyngton', knight, John Huddelston', knight, James Tyrell', knight, William Hopton', esquire, Thomas Baro, clerk, Thomas Middelton', esquire, William Tunstall', esquire, Richard Ratcliff', esquire, Richard Middelton', esquire, Geoffrey Franke and Robert Brakenbury, querents, and Ralph Neuill', knight, and Isabel, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The honours, castles, lordships and manors of Middelham and Sherefhoton' with members and appurtenances, and the lordships and manors of Worton', Estlillyng', Westlillyng', Elvyngton', Skirpenbek', Yaresthorp', Raskell', Houke, Scoreby, Wilberfosse, Stanfordbrig', Hundburton', Knapton', Rise in Holdernesse, Sutton' sup[er] Derwent, Shirborn' in Herford' Lith', Appulton' in Rydale, Sutton' in Galtresse, Thorlesthorp', Carleton', Couerdale in Couerdale, Westwitton', Wodhalle, Ketilwell' in Crauen', Newbiggyng', Thoralby, Bisshoppesdale, Burton', Bayngbrig', the valley of Wensladale, Braythwayte, Aykestarth', Crakehalle, Buskeby, Faceby, Carleton' in Clyvelond', Litle Crakehalle, Bowes, Noua Foresta, Arkelgarthdale, Hopes called Esthope, Westhope, Multon', Forset and Gillyng', and free chase in Wensladale and the tolls of Bowes, Leamyng', Disford' and Smeton', and the wapentakes of Langbergh', Hang', Halikeld' and Gillyng', and 6 knights' fees and 1 mill in the castle, honour and lordship of Richemond', and 6000 acres of land, 4000 acres of meadow, 5000 acres of pasture and 1000 acres of wood in Middelham, Shirefhoton', Estlillyng', Westlillyng', Elvyngton', Snape, Skirpenbek', Yaresthorp', Raskell', Houke, Scoreby, Wilberfosse, Stanfordbrig', Hundburton', Knapton', Rise in Holdernesse, Sutton' sup[er] Derwent, Shirborn' in Herford' Lith', Appulton' in Rydale, Sutton' in Galtresse, Moremonketon', Walkyngton', Catton', Thorlesthorp', Bryan' Askam, Woderby, Teueryngton', Riton', Bugthorp', Towthorp' sup[er] le Wold', Wensladale, Worton', Carleton', Westwitton', Wodehalle, Ketilwell' in Crauen', Newbiggyng', Thoralby, Bisshopesdale, Burton', Bayngbrig', Braythwayte, Aykestarth', Crakehall', Buskeby, Faceby, Carleton' in Clyveland', Litle Crakehalle, Bowes, Noua Foresta, Arkelgarthdale, Hopes, Multon', Forset, Gillyng', Wilton', Walden', Esthawkeswell', Lirtyngton', Barnyngham, Stanhowkeld', Bolron', Segherby, Southcowton', Coldconyngston', Hilderwell', Rande, Neweton' and Harlesey, and 10 pounds of rent issuing from the castle and manor of Wilton', and also the advowsons of the churches of Moremonketon' and Elvyngton' and of the chantry in the church of Appulton'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Ralph and Isabel have acknowledged the honours, castles, lordships, manors, chase, tolls, wapentakes, knights' fees, tenements, rent and advowsons to be the right of Thomas Baro, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Isabel to John, John, James, William, Thomas, Thomas, William, Richard, Richard, Geoffrey and Robert and the heirs of Thomas Baro for ever.
Warranty: Warranty against John, abbot of Westminster, and his successors.
For this: John, John, James, William, Thomas, Thomas, William, Richard, Richard, Geoffrey and Robert have given them 10,000 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Pilkington, John Huddleston, James Tyrrell, William Hopton, Thomas Barrow, Thomas Middleton, William Tunstall, Richard Ratcliffe, Richard Middleton, Geoffrey Frank, Robert Brackenbury, Ralph Neville, Isabel Neville
Places: Middleham, Sheriff Hutton, Worton (in Aysgarth), East Lilling, West Lilling (both in Sheriff Hutton), Elvington, Skirpenbeck, Easthorpe (in Appleton Le Street), Raskelf (in Easingwold), Hook (in Snaith), Scoreby (in Low Catton), Wilberfoss, Stamford Bridge (in Low Catton), Humberton (in Kirby Hill), Knapton (in Acomb and York), Rise, Sutton upon Derwent, Sherburn, Appleton le Street, Sutton on the Forest, Tharlesthorp (in Patrington), Carlton, Coverdale (both in Coverham), West Witton, Woodhall (in Aysgarth), Kettlewell, Newbiggin, Thoralby, Bishopdale, Burton, Bainbridge (all 5 in Aysgarth), Wensleydale (in Wensley), Braithwaite (in East Witton), Aysgarth, Crakehall (in Bedale), Busby (in Stokesley), Faceby (in Whorlton), Carlton in Cleveland, Little Crakehall (in Bedale), Bowes, New Forest (in Kirkby Ravensworth), Arkengarthdale, East Hope, West Hope (both in Barningham), Moulton (in Middleton Tyas), Forcett, Gilling West, Little Leeming (in Bedale), Dishforth (in Topcliffe), Great Smeaton, Langbaurgh, Hang, Hallikeld, Gilling, Richmond, Snape (in Well), Moor Monkton, Walkington, Catton, Askham Bryan, 'Woderby', Terrington, Ryton (in Kirby Misperton), Bugthorpe, Towthorpe (in Wharram Percy), Wilton, Walden (in Aysgarth), East Hauxwell, Lartington (in Romaldkirk), Barningham, Stanghow (in Skelton in Cleveland), Boldron (in Startforth), Sewerby (in Bridlington), South Cowton (in Gilling West), Coniston Cold (in Gargrave), Hinderwell, Rand (in Bedale), Newton, Harlsey
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 33.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, 17 Edward IV [20 April 1477].
Parties: Edward Cresacre, clerk, James Haryngton', knight, William Gascoigne, esquire, John Cresacre, esquire, William Copley and Thomas Copley, querents, and John Sotehill' of Eueryngham, esquire, and Agnes, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 2 tofts, 2 gardens, 136 acres of land, 16 acres of meadow, 30 acres of pasture and 40 acres of wood in Berwyk' in Elmet, Poterton' and Hillom.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Sotehill' and Agnes have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Edward, as those which Edward, James, William, John Cresacre, William and Thomas have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Agnes to Edward, James, William, John Cresacre, William and Thomas and the heirs of Edward for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Edward, James, William, John Cresacre, William and Thomas have given them 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Edward Cresacre, James Harrington, William Gascoigne, John Cresacre, William Copley, Thomas Copley, John Soothill, Agnes Soothill
Places: Everingham, Barwick in Elmet, Potterton (in Barwick in Elmet), Hillam Burchard (in Aberford)
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 34.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St John the Baptist, 17 Edward IV [25 June 1477].
Parties: William Rilston', esquire, and Ralph Ligeard', querents, and John Riplyngham of Wynterton' in the county of Lincoln and Alice, his wife, and John Riplyngham of Ellerkar' in the county of York and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 3 tofts and 4 bovates of land in Etton'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John and Alice and John and Joan have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of William, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Alice and Joan to William and Ralph and the heirs of William for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: William and Ralph have given them 40 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Rilston, Ralph Lydiard, John Ripplingham, Alice Ripplingham, Joan Ripplingham
Places: Winterton (in Lincolnshire), Ellerker, Etton
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 35.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 17 Edward IV [4 May 1477].
Parties: Ellen Monkton', querent, and Thomas Moston', deforciant.
Property: The manor of Cavyll' and 3 tofts and 85 acres of land in Birland'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas has granted to Ellen the manor and tenements and has rendered them to her in the court, to hold to Ellen and the heirs of her body, of Thomas and his heirs for ever, rendering yearly 1 rose at the feast of the Nativity of St John the Baptist, and doing to the chief lords all other services. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to the heirs of the body of Margaret Danby, deceased, late sister of the aforesaid Ellen, and (2) to the heirs of the body of Joan Merler, deceased, late sister of the aforesaid Ellen and Margaret. In default of such heirs, the manor and tenements shall revert to Thomas and his heirs, quit of the other heirs of Ellen, Margaret and Joan, to hold of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Ellen Monkton, Thomas Moston, Margaret Danby, Joan Marler
Places: Caville, Burland (both in Eastrington)
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 36.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 17 Edward IV [4 May 1477].
Parties: James Knoll', querent, and William Hill' and Katherine, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 2 messuages and 1 acre of land in Wakefeld'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William and Katherine have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of James, as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Katherine to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty against Thomas, abbot of Kirkstall, and his successors.
For this: James has given them 20 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: James Knoll, William Hill, Katherine Hill
Places: Wakefield
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 37.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Three weeks from St Michael, 17 Edward IV [20 October 1477].
Parties: Thomas Wortley of Wortley, John Cresacre, William Copley, Thomas Copley, John Hunter and Christopher Fryklay, querents, and Thomas Denyas (or Thomas Deuyas) and Isabel, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 38 acres of land, 12 acres of meadow, 6 acres of wood and 26 shillings and 8 pence of rent in Fysshlake, Staynford', Wodehous and Donsthorp'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas Denyas and Isabel have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Christopher, as those which Christopher, Thomas Wortley, John, William, Thomas Copley and John have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Isabel to Thomas Wortley, John, William, Thomas Copley, John and Christopher and the heirs of Christopher for ever.
Warranty: Warranty against John, abbot of St Peter, Westminster, and his successors.
For this: Thomas Wortley, John, William, Thomas Copley, John and Christopher have given them 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas Wortley, John Cresacre, William Copley, Thomas Copley, John Hunter, Christopher Frickley, Thomas Denyas (or Thomas Devyas), Isabel Denyas (or Isabel Devyas)
Places: Wortley, Fishlake, Stainforth, Hatfield Woodhouse (both in Hatfield), Donsthorpe (in Fishlake)
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 38.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Michael, 17 Edward IV [13 October 1477].
Parties: Thomas, bishop of Lincoln, querent, and Robert Shatton', deforciant.
Property: The manor of Barnes.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Robert has acknowledged the manor to be the right of the bishop, as that which the bishop has of his gift, and has remised and quitclaimed it from himself and his heirs to the bishop and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: The bishop has given him 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas, bishop of Lincoln, Robert Shatton
Places: Barnes Hall (in Ecclesfield)
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 39.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from the Purification of the Blessed Mary, 17 Edward IV [9 February 1478].
Parties: John le Scrop', knight, querent, and William Swyket and Alice, his wife, sister and one of the heirs of John Tutehill' of Staynton' by Edlyngton', deforciants.
Property: A moiety of 8 messuages, of 160 acres of land, of 10 acres of meadow, of 300 acres of pasture, of 20 acres of wood and of 36 shillings and 8 pence of rent in Staynton' and Hoton' Robert.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William and Alice have acknowledged the moiety to be the right of John, as that which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed it from themselves and the heirs of Alice to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John has given them 100 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John le Scrope, William Swickett, John Toothill, Alice Toothill
Places: Stainton, Edlington, Hooton Roberts
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 40.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St Martin, 18 Edward IV [12 November 1478].
Parties: Christopher Banastre, son of Richard Banastre, querent, and John Smyth' and Margaret, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 2 messuages, 50 acres of land, 12 acres of meadow, 20 acres of pasture and a moiety of 1 messuage in Thorneton' in Crauen'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John and Margaret have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Christopher, as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Margaret to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty against Thomas, abbot of the monastery of the Blessed Mary of Kirkstall, and his successors.
For this: Christopher has granted to John and Margaret the tenements and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to John and Margaret, of Christopher and his heirs for the lives of John and Margaret, rendering yearly 1 rose at the feast of the Nativity of St John the Baptist, and doing to the chief lords all other services. And after the decease of John and Margaret the tenements shall revert to Christopher and his heirs, quit of the heirs of John and Margaret, to hold of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Christopher Banister, Richard Banister, John Smith, Margaret Smith
Places: Thornton in Craven
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 41.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after All Souls, 18 Edward IV [3 November 1478].
Parties: Richard Chewe, querent, and Richard Mallom, deforciant.
Property: 1 messuage, 30 acres of land, 6 acres of meadow and 14 acres of pasture in Feysour and Laukeland'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Richard Mallom has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Richard Chewe, as those which Richard has of the gift of Richard Mallom, and has remised and quitclaimed them from himself and his heirs to Richard Chewe and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty against Richard, abbot of Sawley, and his successors.
For this: Richard Chewe has given him 30 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard Chew, Richard Malham
Places: Feizor, Lawkland (both in Clapham)
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 42.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after All Souls, 18 Edward IV [3 November 1478].
Parties: Richard Raudon', otherwise called Richard Potter, querent, and William Broun' of the vill of Westm[inster] and Margery, his wife, daughter of Thomas Surflete, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 1 garden and 1 acre of land in Wakefeld'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William and Margery have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Richard, as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Margery to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty against William, prior of the monastery of St Oswald of Nostell, and his successors.
For this: Richard has given them 20 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard Rawdon, Richard Potter, William Brown, Thomas Surfleet, Margery Surfleet
Places: Westminster, Wakefield
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 43.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from St Michael, 18 Edward IV [27 October 1478].
Parties: Robert Beston', son of Brian Beston', late esquire, querent, and Ralph Beston', esquire, and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 10 acres of land, 11 acres of meadow and 2 acres of pasture in Cottyngley.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Ralph and Elizabeth have granted to Robert the tenements and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to Robert, of Ralph and Elizabeth and the heirs of Ralph for the life of Robert, rendering yearly 1 rose at the feast of the Nativity of St John the Baptist, and doing to the chief lords all other services. And after the decease of Robert the tenements shall remain to William Beston', Richard Beston' and Thomas Beston', brothers of the aforesaid Robert, to hold of Ralph and Elizabeth and the heirs of Ralph, for the lives of William, Richard and Thomas. And after the decease of Robert, William, Richard and Thomas the tenements shall revert to Ralph and Elizabeth and the heirs of Ralph, quit of the heirs of Robert, William, Richard and Thomas, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty against Thomas, abbot of the monastery of the Blessed Mary of Kirkstall, and his successors.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Robert Beston, Brian Beston, Ralph Beston, Elizabeth Beston, William Beston, Richard Beston, Thomas Beston
Places: Cottingley (in Bingley)
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 44.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Martin, 18 Edward IV [25 November 1478]. And afterwards one week from St Hilary in the same year [20 January 1479].
Parties: Ranulph Pygot, esquire, and Joan, his wife, querents, and James Strangways, knight, Richard Strangways, knight, and Edmund Maliuerer, esquire, and Eleanor, his wife, deforciants.
Property: A moiety of the manor of Sygeston' and 10 messuages, 100 acres of land, 7 acres of meadow, 80 acres of pasture and 6 acres of wood in Sygeston' and Foxton'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: James, Richard and Edmund and Eleanor have acknowledged the moiety and tenements to be the right of Ranulph, as those which Ranulph and Joan have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Eleanor to Ranulph and Joan and the heirs of Ranulph for ever.
Warranty: Warranty against William, abbot of the monastery of the Blessed Mary of Rievaulx, and his successors.
For this: Ranulph and Joan have given them 200 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Ranulph Pigott, Joan Pigott, James Strangeways, Richard Strangeways, Edmund Mauleverer, Eleanor Mauleverer
Places: Kirby Sigston, Foxton (in Kirby Sigston)
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 45.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Martin, 18 Edward IV [25 November 1478]. And afterwards one week from St Hilary in the same year [20 January 1479].
Parties: Edmund Malyuerer, esquire, and Eleanor, his wife, querents, and James Strangways, knight, Richard Strangways, knight, and George Strangways, clerk, deforciants.
Property: 40 acres of meadow and 80 acres of pasture in Whorleton' in Clyueland'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: James, Richard and George have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Edmund, as those which Edmund and Eleanor have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of George to Edmund and Eleanor and the heirs of Edmund for ever.
Warranty: Warranty against William, abbot of the monastery of the Blessed Mary of Rievaulx, and his successors.
For this: Edmund and Eleanor have given them 200 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Edmund Mauleverer, Eleanor Mauleverer, James Strangeways, Richard Strangeways, George Strangeways
Places: Whorlton
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 46.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Hilary, 18 Edward IV [27 January 1479].
Parties: Adam Brignell', chaplain, and John Hudson', chaplain, querents, and Lancelot Threlkeld', knight, and Margaret, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 10 messuages, 500 acres of land, 40 acres of meadow, 200 acres of pasture and 6 acres of wood in Esthorp', Towethorp', North'caue and Lonesburgh'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Lancelot and Margaret have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Adam, as those which Adam and John have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Margaret to Adam and John and the heirs of Adam for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Adam and John have granted to Lancelot and Margaret the tenements and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Lancelot and Margaret, of the chief lords for the lives of Lancelot and Margaret. And after the decease of Lancelot and Margaret the tenements shall remain to Christopher Thrylkeld', son of the said Lancelot, and of Joan, daughter of John Carlell', esquire, and the heirs begotten by Christopher on the body of Joan, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to Lancelot Threlkeld', son of the said Lancelot Threlkeld', knight, and the heirs of his body, (2) to the heirs of the bodies of the aforesaid Lancelot Threlkeld', knight, and Margaret and (3) to the right heirs of Margaret.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Adam Brignell, John Hudson, Lancelot Threlkeld, Margaret Threlkeld, Christopher Threlkeld, John Carlisle, Joan Carlisle
Places: Easthorpe (in Londesborough), Towthorpe (in Wharram Percy), North Cave, Londesborough
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 47.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from the Purification of the Blessed Mary, 18 Edward IV [9 February 1479].
Parties: John Norton', knight, and Robert Norton', chaplain, querents, and Robert Bank' and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 24 acres of land and 2 acres of meadow in Hertforth' by Gyllynge.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Robert Bank' and Joan have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John, as those which John and Robert Norton' have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Joan to John and Robert Norton' and the heirs of John for ever.
Warranty: Warranty against Thomas, abbot of Fountains, and his successors.
For this: John and Robert Norton' have given them 40 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Norton, Robert Norton, Robert Bank, Joan Bank
Places: Hartforth (in Gilling West)
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 48.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after the Purification of the Blessed Mary, 18 Edward IV [3 February 1479].
Parties: John Webster, querent, and Nicholas Saxton', deforciant.
Property: 2 messuages, 3 tofts, 300 acres of land, 30 acres of meadow and 15 shillings of rent in Grymston'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Nicholas has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John, as those which John has of his gift, and has remised and quitclaimed them from himself and his heirs to John and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty against Thomas, abbot of the monastery of the Blessed Mary of Kirkstall, and his successors.
For this: John has given him 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Webster, Nicholas Saxton
Places: Grimston
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 49.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after the Purification of the Blessed Mary, 18 Edward IV [3 February 1479].
Parties: John Woderoue, esquire, querent, and Thomas Holme and Joan, his wife, daughter of John More, deforciants.
Property: 2 messuages, 66 acres of land and 3 acres of meadow in Mikylbryng and Brathewell'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas and Joan have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John, as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Joan to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty against William, prior of the monastery of St Oswald of Nostell, and his successors.
For this: John has given them 40 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Woodruffe, Thomas Holme, John Moore, Joan Moore
Places: Micklebring (in Braithwell), Braithwell
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 50.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St John the Baptist, 18 Edward IV [8 July 1478]. And afterwards one week from St Michael in the same year [6 October 1478].
Parties: John Bawke of Bawke, querent, and Guy Roiclyf', esquire, deforciant.
Property: 3 messuages, 58 and a half acres and 2 bovates of land and 8 acres of meadow in Elingthorp', Braffarton' and Flawath', which Joan Roiclyff', widow, holds for life.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Guy has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John, and has granted for himself and his heirs that the tenements - which Joan held for life of the inheritance of Guy on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Joan ought to revert to Guy and his heirs - after the decease of Joan shall remain to John and his heirs, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John has given him 60 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Balke, Guy Roecliffe, Joan Roecliffe
Places: Balke (in Kirby Knowle), Ellenthorpe (in Aldborough), Brafferton, Flawith (in Alne)
 
CP 25/1/281/164, number 51.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St Martin, 18 Edward IV [12 November 1478].
Parties: Robert West, Robert Clayton' and John Leston', querents, and Thomas Yonge and Isabel, his wife, and Ralph Catley and Alice, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 9 acres of land and 2 acres of meadow in Tykhill'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas and Isabel and Ralph and Alice have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Robert West, as those which the same Robert, Robert Clayton' and John have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Isabel and Alice to Robert, Robert and John and the heirs of Robert West for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Robert, Robert and John have given them 20 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Robert West, Robert Clayton, John Leston, Thomas Young, Isabel Young, Ralph Catley, Alice Catley
Places: Tickhill


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