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CP 25/1/287/40, number 251.
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County: Wiltshire. Berkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Holy Trinity, 5 Edward III [9 June 1331]. And afterwards two weeks from Easter, 13 Edward III [11 April 1339].
Parties: Robert de Bilkemore and Anastasia, his wife, querents, and John de Ellerker, the parson of the church of Tyd', and Alan de Someresham, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Estwyke and Westcourt' of Shaldebourn' and 16 messuages, 1 carucate and 8 virgates of land, 6 acres of meadow, 60 acres of wood and 60 shillings of rent in Harden', Westbedewynde, Estbedewynde, Couenholte, Middelton', Borbache and Hungerford' and the advowson of the chapel of the manor of Westcourt' of Shaldebourn' in the county of Wiltshire and 6 messuages, 1 carucate and 1 virgate of land, 6 acres of meadow and 60 shillings of rent in Shaldebourn' and Hungerford' in the county of Berkshire.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Robert and Anastasia have acknowledged the manors, tenements and advowson to be the right of Alan, of which Alan and John have the manor of Estwyke, 13 messuages, 8 virgates of land, 4 acres of meadow, 20 acres of wood, 30 shillings of rent and 2 parts of the manor of Westcourt', of 1 messuage, of 1 carucate of land, of 2 acres of meadow, of 40 acres of wood [and] of 30 shillings of rent and the advowson of their gift, to hold to John and Alan and the heirs of Alan, of the chief lords for ever. And besides Robert and Anastasia granted for themselves and the heirs of Anastasia that the third part of the manor of Westcourt', of 1 messuage, of 1 carucate of land, of 2 acres of meadow, of 40 acres of wood and of 30 shillings of rent - which Mary, who was the wife of William de Hardene, held in dower - and also that all the tenements in the county of Berkshire - which the same Mary held for life - of the inheritance of Anastasia in the aforesaid vills on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Mary ought to revert to Robert and Anastasia and the heirs of Anastasia - after the decease of Mary shall remain to John and Alan and the heirs of Alan, to hold together with the aforesaid manor, tenements, 2 parts and advowson of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John and Alan have given them 100 pounds sterling.
Note: This agreement was made in the presence of Mary, and she did fealty to John and Alan in the court.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Robert de Bilkemore, Anastasia de Bilkemore, John de Ellerker, Alan de Somersham, William de Harding, Mary de Harding
Places: Tydd St Giles (in Cambridgeshire) or Tydd St Mary (in Lincolnshire), East Wick (in Wootton Rivers), Westcourt (in Shalbourne), Shalbourne, Harding, West Bedwyn (both in Great Bedwyn), Little Bedwyn, Conholt (in Chute), Milton Lilbourne, Burbage, Hungerford
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 252.
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County: Worcestershire. Lincolnshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, 5 Edward III [14 April 1331]. And afterwards two weeks from Easter, 13 Edward III [11 April 1339].
Parties: Joan, who was the wife of Richard Talebot' of Castro Ric'i, querent, and John de Wotton', chaplain, and William Balle of Underlith', deforciants.
Property: The manors of Coderugg' and Wychebaut and a moiety of the manors of Karkedon' and Homme and the advowsons of the church of Yeddefenloges, the chapels of Coderugg' and All Saints, Wygorn', in the county of Worcester and 10 pounds of rent in Denton' in the county of Lincoln.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Joan has acknowledged the manors, moiety, rent and advowsons to be the right of John and William, of which John and William have the manor of Coderugg' [and] the advowsons of her gift.
For this: John and William have granted to Joan the aforesaid manor and the advowsons and have rendered them to her in the court, to hold to Joan, of the lord king and his heirs for the life of Joan. And besides John and William granted for themselves and their heirs that the manor of Wychebaut and a moiety of the manor of Homme - which Isabel de Mortuo Mari held for life - and also that the rent and a moiety of the manor of Karkedon' - which Hugh de Mortuo Mari held for life - of the inheritance of John and William on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Isabel and Hugh ought to revert to John and William and their heirs - after the decease of Isabel and Hugh shall remain to Joan, to hold of the lord king and his heirs for the life of Joan. And after the decease of Joan the manors, rent, moiety and advowsons shall remain to John, son of the same Joan, and Julian, his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, to hold of the lord king and his heirs for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to Richard, brother of the same John, the elder* and the heirs of his body, (2) to Thomas, brother of the same Richard, and the heirs of his body, (3) to Richard, brother of the same Thomas, the younger* and the heirs of his body and (4) to the right heirs of Joan.
Note: This agreement was made by the command of the lord king.
Note: [* Refers to Richard.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard Talbot, Joan Talbot, John de Wootton, William Ball, Isabel de Mortimer, Hugh de Mortimer, John Talbot, Julian Talbot, Thomas Talbot
Places: Richards Castle (in Shropshire), Underly (in Wolferlow, Herefordshire), Cotheridge, Wychbold (in Dodderhill), Carton (in Bayton), Ham Castle (in Clifton upon Teme), Edvin Loach, All Saints, Worcester, Denton
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 253.
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County: Hertfordshire. Essex.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Hilary, 12 Edward III [20 January 1339]. And afterwards one month from Easter, 13 Edward III [25 April 1339].
Parties: Robert de Geddyng' and Elizabeth, his wife, querents, by John de Depeden', put in the place of Elizabeth, and John Baud, the parson of the church of Grantesete, deforciant.
Property: 3 messuages, 160 acres of land, 24 acres of meadow, 40 acres of wood, 2 acres of pasture and 100 shillings of rent in Amwell' in the county of Hertford and 1 messuage, 260 acres of land, 10 acres of meadow, 10 acres of wood, 6 acres of pasture and 30 shillings of rent in Clau[er]yng' in the county of Essex.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Robert has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John, as those which John has of his gift.
For this: John has granted to Robert and Elizabeth the tenements and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Robert and Elizabeth and the male heirs of the body of Robert, of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the right heirs of Robert.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Robert de Gedding, Elizabeth de Gedding, John de Debden, John Bawd
Places: Grantchester (in Cambridgeshire), Amwell, Clavering
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 254.
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County: Leicestershire. Staffordshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 13 Edward III [25 April 1339].
Parties: Ralph Basset of Weldon', knight, and Joan, his wife, querents, and Roger Basset, the parson of the church of Arthyngworth', and Henry, son of Philip Traylly, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Thorp' Langeton' in the county of Leicester and the manor of Madele in the county of Stafford.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Ralph and Joan have acknowledged the manors to be the right of Roger, as those which Roger and Henry have of their gift.
For this: Roger and Henry have granted to Ralph and Joan the manors and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Ralph and Joan, of the chief lords for the lives of Ralph and Joan. And after the decease of Ralph and Joan the manors shall remain to Ralph, son of Ralph Basset of Weldon', and Joan, daughter of Richard de la Pole, citizen of London', and the male heirs begotten by Ralph on the body of Joan, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the right heirs of the aforesaid Ralph Basset.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Ralph Basset, Joan Basset, Roger Basset, Philip Trailly, Henry Trailly, Richard de la Pole, Joan de la Pole
Places: Weldon, Arthingworth (both in Northamptonshire), Thorpe Langton (in Church Langton), Madeley, London
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 255.
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County: Staffordshire. Buckinghamshire. Northamptonshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after Ascension, 13 Edward III [7 May 1339].
Parties: Ralph Basset' of Drayton', Ralph, son of Ralph, son of Ralph Basset' of Drayton', and Joan, daughter of Thomas de Bello campo, earl of Warwick, querents, by Simon Pakeman, the guardian of Ralph, son of Ralph, and Joan, and William de Herle, knight, and Thomas de Radeclyue, the parson of the church of Olneye, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Walshale in the county of Stafford and the manor of Olneye in the county of Buckingham and the manor of Bucleby in the county of Northampton.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Ralph Basset' has acknowledged the manors to be the right of Thomas, as those which Thomas and William have of his gift.
For this: William and Thomas have granted to Ralph Basset' the manors and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to Ralph Basset', of the lord king and his heirs for the life of Ralph. And after the decease of Ralph the manors shall remain to Ralph, son of Ralph, and Joan and the heirs of their bodies, to hold of the lord king and his heirs for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the male heirs of the body of the aforesaid Ralph Basset'. In default of such heirs the manors shall remain to Ralph de Stafford', to hold of the lord king and his heirs for the life of Ralph de Stafford'. And after the decease of Ralph the manors shall remain to Richard de Stafford', to hold of the lord king and his heirs for the life of Richard. And after the decease of Richard the manors shall remain to Ralph, son of the aforesaid Ralph de Stafford', and the male heirs of his body, to hold of the lord king and his heirs for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to Richard, son of the aforesaid Richard, and the male heirs of his body, (2) to Thomas de Bello campo, son of the earl, and the male heirs of his body and (3) to the earl and his heirs.
Note: This agreement was made by the command of the lord king.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Ralph Basset, Thomas de Beauchamp, earl of Warwick, Joan de Beauchamp, Simon Pakeman, William de Herle, Thomas de Radcliffe, Ralph de Stafford, Richard de Stafford
Places: Drayton Bassett (in Staffordshire), Olney, Walsall, Long Buckby
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 256.
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County: Buckinghamshire. Kent.
Place: York and Westminster.
Date: At York, the day after St John the Baptist, 12 Edward III [25 June 1338]. And afterwards, at Westminster, one week from Holy Trinity, 13 Edward III [30 May 1339].
Parties: Thomas de Wenge, chaplain, querent, and Henry de Chalfhunte and Maud, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Dodynton' and the advowson of the church of the same manor in the county of Buckingham and the manor of Esshurst' and the advowson of the church of the same manor in the county of Kent.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Henry and Maud have acknowledged the manors and advowsons to be the right of Thomas, of which he has 2 parts of 2 parts of the manors and the advowsons of their gift.
For this: Thomas has granted to Henry and Maud the 2 parts and the advowsons and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Henry and Maud and the heirs of their bodies, of the chief lords for ever. And besides Thomas granted for himself and his heirs that the third part of the manors - which Thomas Traylly and Agnes, his wife, held in dower of Agnes - and also that the third part of the 2 parts of the manors - which John Louekyn and Margaret, his wife, held in dower of Margaret - of the inheritance of Thomas de Wenge on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Agnes and Margaret ought to revert to Thomas de Wenge and his heirs - after the decease of Agnes and Margaret shall remain to Henry and Maud and their aforesaid heirs, to hold together with the 2 parts and the advowsons of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the right heirs of Henry.
Note: This agreement was made in the presence of Thomas Traylly and Agnes and John and Margaret, and they did fealty to Henry and Maud in the court.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas de Wing, Henry de Chalfont, Maud de Chalfont, Thomas Trailly, Agnes Trailly, John Lovekin, Margaret Lovekin
Places: Dunton, Ashurst
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 257.
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County: Buckinghamshire. Oxfordshire.
Place: York.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, [13?] Edward III [11 April 1339]. And afterwards one week from Holy Trinity in the same year [30 May 1339].
Parties: Robert de la Hay, the parson of the church of Dachette, querent, and John de Molyns, deforciant.
Property: The manor of Lutegarsale in the county of Buckingham and the manor of Swireford' in the county of Oxford.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John has acknowledged the manors to be the right of Robert.
For this: Robert has granted for himself and his heirs that the manors - which John de Haudlo held for life of the inheritance of Robert on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of John de Haudlo ought to revert to Robert and his heirs - after the decease of John de Haudlo shall remain to John de Molyns, to hold of the lord king and his heirs for the life of John de Molyns. And after the decease of John the manor of Lutegarsale shall remain to John, son of the same John de Molyns, and the male heirs of his body, to hold of the lord king and his heirs for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to William, brother of the same John, son of John, and the male heirs of his body and (2) to the right heirs of the aforesaid John de Molyns. And the manor of Swireford' shall remain to the aforesaid William and the male heirs of his body, to hold of the lord king and his heirs for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to the aforesaid John, brother of the same William, and the male heirs of his body and (2) to the right heirs of the aforesaid John de Molyns.
Note: This agreement was made by the command of the lord king.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Robert de la Hay, John de Mullins, John de Haudlo, William de Mullins
Places: Datchet (in Buckinghamshire), Ludgershall, Swerford
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 258.
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County: Cambridgeshire. Huntingdonshire.
Place: York and Westminster.
Date: At York, two weeks from St Michael, 11 Edward III [13 October 1337]. And afterwards, at Westminster, two weeks from Holy Trinity, 13 Edward III [6 June 1339].
Parties: John de Chishull', the parson of the church of Berklowe, and Philip de Tanysore, the parson of the church of Stowe, querents, and Robert de Wauton' and Maud, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Stowe and the advowson of the church of the same manor in the county of Cambridge and 1 messuage, 50 acres of land, 12 acres of meadow and 100 shillings of rent in Wodehurst', Bluntesham and Herheth' in the county of Huntingdon.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Robert and Maud have acknowledged the manor, tenements and advowson to be the right of John, of which John and Philip have 2 parts of the manor and of the tenements and the advowson of their gift.
For this: John and Philip have granted to Robert and Maud the 2 parts and the advowson and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Robert and Maud, of the chief lords for the lives of Robert and Maud. And besides John and Philip granted for themselves and the heirs of John that the third part of the manor and of the tenements - which Maud, who was the wife of Philip de Stowe, held in dower of the inheritance of John on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Maud, who was the wife of Philip, ought to revert to John and Philip and the heirs of John - after the decease of Maud, who was the wife of Philip, shall remain to Robert and Maud, his wife, to hold together with the 2 parts [sic], of the chief lords for the lives of Robert and Maud, his wife. And after the decease of Robert and Maud the manor, tenements and advowson shall remain to William, son of the same Robert and Maud, and the heirs of his body, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to Bartholomew, brother of the same William, and the heirs of his body, (2) to Robert, brother of the same Bartholomew, and the heirs of his body, (3) to Thomas, brother of the same Robert, and the heirs of his body, (4) to John, brother of the same Thomas, and the heirs of his body and (5) to the right heirs of the aforesaid Maud, the wife of Robert de Wauton'.
Note: [Endorsed: John de Goldingh[a]m and Eleanor, his wife, and Alan, son of Alan de Bokesele (or Alan de Bokefele), put in their claim.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John de Chishall, Philip de Tansor, Robert de Wauton, Maud de Wauton, Philip de Stowe, Maud de Stowe, William de Wauton, Bartholomew de Wauton, Thomas de Wauton, John de Wauton, John de Goldingham, Eleanor de Goldingham, Alan de Bucksell (or Alan de Buckfield)
Places: Bartlow (in Cambridgeshire), Stow, Woodhurst, Bluntisham, Earith (in Bluntisham)
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 259.
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County: Oxfordshire. Buckinghamshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St John the Baptist, 13 Edward III [1 July 1339].
Parties: Robert Fitz Elys and Margaret, his wife, querents, and Thomas de Brully, the parson of the church of Waterstok', deforciant.
Property: The manors of Waterpyrye and Thomele in the county of Oxford and the manors of Okle and Wormenhale in the county of Buckingham.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Robert has acknowledged the manors to be the right of Thomas, of which Thomas has the manors of Waterpyrie, Okle and Wormenhale of his gift.
For this: Thomas has granted to Robert and Margaret the same manors and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Robert and Margaret and the heirs of their bodies, of the chief lords for ever. And besides Thomas granted for himself and his heirs that 2 parts of the manor of Thomele - which John, son of John de Thomele, held for life - and also that the third part of the manor of Thomele - which Maud, who was the wife of John de Thomele, held in dower - of the inheritance of Thomas on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of John and Maud ought to revert to Thomas and his heirs - after the decease of John and Maud shall remain to Robert and Margaret and their aforesaid heirs, to hold together with the aforesaid manors of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to John, brother of the same Robert, and the male heirs of his body, (2) to Thomas, brother of the same John, brother of Robert, and the male heirs of his body, (3) to William, brother of the same Thomas, brother of John, and the male heirs of his body, (4) to John de Brully and Bona, his wife, and the male heirs of their bodies and (5) to the right heirs of Robert.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Robert FitzEllis, Margaret FitzEllis, Thomas de Brouilly, John de Thomley, Maud de Thomley, John FitzEllis, Thomas FitzEllis, William FitzEllis, John de Brouilly, Bona de Brouilly
Places: Waterstock (in Oxfordshire), Waterperry, Thomley (in Waterperry, Oxfordshire, and Worminghall, Buckinghamshire), Oakley, Worminghall
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 260.
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County: Suffolk. Norfolk.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St John the Baptist, 13 Edward III [8 July 1339].
Parties: William Godwyne, the parson of the church of Holt', and Peter de Moryngthorp', the parson of the church of Thweyt, querents, and Thomas de Bauent, knight, deforciant.
Property: The manors of Chedestan and Eston' Bauent and 1 [messuage], 1 mill, 250 acres of land, 10 acres of meadow, 15 acres of pasture, 26 acres of wood and 40 shillings of rent in No[r...?]hales, Uggeshale, Wangeford', Chedestan, Suthelmham, Rumburgh', Wysete, Spectishale, Cokeleye, Walpol and Eston' by Reydon' and the advowson of the church of the manor of Eston' Bauent in the county of Suffolk and a moiety of the manor of Heynford' and the advowson of the church of the same manor in the county of Norfolk.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas has acknowledged the manors, tenements, moiety and advowsons to be the right of William, as those which William and Peter have of his gift.
For this: William and Peter have granted to Thomas the manors, tenements, moiety and advowsons and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to Thomas, of the chief lords for the life of Thomas. And after the decease of Thomas the manors, tenements, moiety and advowsons shall remain to William, son of the same Thomas, and Katherine, his wife, and the heirs of the body of William, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to Felice, sister of the same William, son of Thomas, and the heirs of her body, (2) to John, son of Thomas de Ulueston', and the heirs of his body, (3) to Richard, son of John, son of Baldwin de Bauent', and the heirs of his body and (4) to the right heirs of Thomas de Bauent.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Godwin, Peter de Morningthorpe, Thomas de Bavent, William de Bavent, Katherine de Bavent, Felice de Bavent, Thomas de Ulveston, John de Ulveston, Baldwin de Bavent, John de Bavent, Richard de Bavent
Places: Holt (in Norfolk), Thwaite St George (in Suffolk) or Thwaite St Mary (in Norfolk), Chediston, Easton Bavents, North Hales (in Covehithe), Uggeshall, Wangford, South Elmham, Rumburgh, Wissett, Spexhall, Cookley, Walpole, Reydon, Hainford
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 261.
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County: Wiltshire. Dorset. Gloucestershire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Michael, 13 Edward III [6 October 1339].
Parties: John Mautrauers the elder, querent, and Henry de Forneaux and Thomas de Homere, deforciants.
Property: The manors of Hulle Deu[er]el, Som[er]ford' Mautrauers and Cotes and the advowson of the church of the same manor of Som[er]ford' in the county of Wiltshire and the manors of Wythampton', Langeton', Wollecombe and Hammeprestone and the advowsons of the churches of the manors of Wythampton' and Langeton' and the advowson of the church of Melebury Bobbe in the county of Dorset and the manor of Wodechestre and the advowson of the church of the same manor in the county of Gloucester.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John has acknowledged the manors and advowsons to be the right of Henry, as those which Henry and Thomas have of his gift.
For this: Henry and Thomas have granted to John the manors and advowsons and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to John, of the chief lords for the life of John. And after the decease of John the manors and advowsons shall remain to John, son of John Mautrauers the younger*, and the male heirs of his body, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the right heirs of John, son of John.
Note: [Endorsed: The prioress of Kyngton' puts in her claim.]
Note: [* Refers to the father.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Maltravers, Henry de Furneaux, Thomas de Homer
Places: Hill Deverill, Somerford Mautravers (in Great Somerford), Coate (in Bishops Cannings), Witchampton, Langton Matravers, Woolcombe Matravers (in Melbury Bubb), Hampreston, Melbury Bubb, Woodchester, Priory of Kington St Michael (in Wiltshire)
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 262.
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County: Somerset. Dorset.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Michael, 13 Edward III [6 October 1339].
Parties: John Mautrauers the elder, querent, and Roger Mautrauers and Thomas de Homere, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Hyneford' by Yeuele in the county of Somerset and the manor of Lychet Mautrauers and the advowson of the church of the same manor in the county of Dorset.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John has acknowledged the manors and advowson to be the right of Roger, as those which Roger and Thomas have of his gift.
For this: Roger and Thomas have granted to John the manors and advowson and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to John, of the chief lords for the life of John. And after the decease of John the manors and advowson shall remain to John, son of John Mautrauers the younger*, and the male heirs of his body, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the right heirs of John, son of John.
Note: [* Refers to the father.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Maltravers, Roger Maltravers, Thomas de Homer
Places: Hendford (in Yeovil), Lytchett Matravers
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 263.
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County: Staffordshire. Warwickshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Michael, 13 Edward III [13 October 1339].
Parties: Ralph de Stafford' and Margaret, his wife, querents, and Alan Brid, the vicar of the church of Copenhale, deforciant.
Property: The manors of Stafford', Bradeleye and Madeleye subtus Limam and the advowsons of the churches of Stafford', Bradeleye and Madeleye in the county of Stafford and the manors of Waweswotton' and Tyso in the county of Warwick.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Ralph has acknowledged the manors and advowsons to be the right of Alan, as those which Alan has of his gift.
For this: Alan has granted to Ralph and Margaret the manors and advowsons and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Ralph and Margaret and the heirs of their bodies, of the lord king and his heirs for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the right heirs of Ralph.
Note: This agreement was made by the command of the lord king.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Ralph de Stafford, Margaret de Stafford, Alan Bride
Places: Coppenhall (in Penkridge, Staffordshire), Stafford, Bradley, Madeley, Wootton Wawen, Tysoe
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 264.
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County: Hertfordshire. Oxfordshire. Cambridgeshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Three weeks from St Michael, 13 Edward III [20 October 1339].
Parties: Alice, daughter of Robert de Insula, Elizabeth Peuerell', Richard de Baiocis, William de Ruston', Edmund de Benhale and Henry Ewenny, querents, by Geoffrey de Sutton', put in the place of Alice, Elizabeth and Henry, and Robert de Insula, deforciant.
Property: The manor of Pishobury in the county of Hertford and the manor of Heyford' Wareyn in the county of Oxford and the manors of Rampton', Cotenham and Westwyk' and the advowson of the church of Wynepol in the county of Cambridge.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Robert has granted to Alice, Elizabeth, Richard, William, Edmund and Henry the manors and advowson and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Alice, Elizabeth, Richard, William, Edmund and Henry, of Robert and his heirs for the lives of Alice, Elizabeth, Richard, William, Edmund and Henry, 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 Alice, Elizabeth, Richard, William, Edmund and Henry the manors and advowson shall remain to John, son of the aforesaid Robert, to hold of Robert and his heirs by the aforesaid services for the life of John. And after the decease of John, the manors and advowson shall remain to Robert, son of the same John, and the heirs of his body, to hold of Robert de Insula and his heirs by the aforesaid services for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to John, brother of the same Robert, son of John, and the heirs of his body, to hold of Robert de Insula and his heirs by the aforesaid services for ever. In default of such heirs, the manors and advowson shall revert to the aforesaid Robert de Insula and his heirs, quit of the heirs of Alice, Elizabeth, Richard, William, Edmund, Henry and John, son of Robert, and also of the other heirs of Robert, son of John, and John his brother, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
For this: Alice, Elizabeth, Richard, William, Edmund and Henry have given him 200 pounds sterling.
Note: [Endorsed: Geoffrey de Bolledon' puts in his claim.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Robert de Lisle, Alice de Lisle, Elizabeth Peverell, Richard de Bayeux, William de Ruston, Edmund de Benhall, Henry Ewenny, Geoffrey de Sutton, John de Lisle, Geoffrey de Bouldon
Places: Pishobury (in Sawbridgeworth), Upper Heyford, Rampton, Cottenham, Westwick, Wimpole
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 265.
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County: Norfolk. Essex.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from St Michael, 13 Edward III [27 October 1339].
Parties: Robert de Scales and Katherine, his wife, querents, by Thomas de Wolferton', put in their place by the lord king's writ, and William de Lalleforde, the parson of the church of Rewenhale, and William Waryn of Haslyngfeld', chaplain, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Middelton' in the county of Norfolk and the manor of Rewenhale in the county of Essex.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William de Lalleforde and William Waryn have acknowledged the manors to be the right of Robert, and have rendered them to Robert and Katherine in the court, to hold to Robert and Katherine and the heirs of Robert, of the chief lords for ever.
For this: Robert and Katherine have given them 100 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Robert de Scales, Katherine de Scales, Thomas de Wolferton, William de Lalford, William Warin
Places: Rivenhall, Haslingfield (in Cambridgeshire), Middleton
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 266.
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County: Cambridgeshire. Essex.
Place: York and Westminster.
Date: At York, two weeks from St John the Baptist, 10 Edward III [8 July 1336]. And afterwards, at Westminster, one week from St Hilary, 13 Edward III [20 January 1340].
Parties: John de Walkefare and Eupheme, his wife, querents, and John Waryn, the parson of the church of Sauecomp', and Thomas de Berdewell', chaplain, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Iselham in the county of Cambridge and the manor of Balydon' and 1 messuage, 120 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow, 3 roods of wood and 5 marks of rent in Farnham in the county of Essex.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John de Walkefare has acknowledged the manors and tenements to be the right of John Waryn, as those which the same John and Thomas have of his gift.
For this: John Waryn and Thomas have granted to John de Walkefare and Eupheme the manors and tenements and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to John de Walkefare and Eupheme and the heirs of their bodies, of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the right heirs of John de Walkefare.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John de Walter, Eupheme de Walter, John Warin, Thomas de Bardwell
Places: Sacombe (in Hertfordshire), Isleham, Ballingdon, Farnham
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 267.
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County: Middlesex. Essex.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Hilary, 13 Edward III [27 January 1339].
Parties: Roger de Bedefeld' and Maud, his wife, and Nicholas, son of the same Roger and Maud, querents, and Gratian (Gracianus) le Palmere and Julian, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 200 acres of land, 5 acres of meadow, 20 acres of pasture and 4 marks of rent in Kentissheton' and the parish of St Giles of the Lepers outside the bar of the old Temple, London', in the county of Middlesex and 15 acres of meadow in Leyton' in the county of Essex.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Gratian and Julian have acknowledged the tenements and meadow to be the right of Roger, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Julian to Roger and Maud and Nicholas and the heirs of Roger for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Roger and Maud and Nicholas have given them 100 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Roger de Bedfield, Maud de Bedfield, Nicholas de Bedfield, Gratian le Palmer, Julian le Palmer
Places: Kentish Town (in St Pancras), St Giles in the Fields, Leyton
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 268.
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County: Cambridgeshire. Surrey. Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after the Purification of the Blessed Mary, 14 Edward III [3 February 1340].
Parties: John Dabernoun, querent, and Thomas de Pernecote and Thomas atte Doune, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Dokesworth' in the county of Cambridge and the manors of Fecham, Aldebury and Stoke Dabernoun and 2 messuages, 1 carucate of land and 40 shillings of rent in Estwyk' and Lamhuthe and the advowsons of the churches of the same manors in the county of Surrey and the advowson of the church of Teynton' in the county of Devon.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John has acknowledged the manors, tenements and advowsons to be the right of Thomas atte Doune, as those which the same Thomas and Thomas de Pernecote have of his gift.
For this: Thomas and Thomas have granted to John the manors, tenements and advowsons and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to John, of the chief lords for the life of John. And after the decease of John the manor of Aldebury shall remain to William, son of John, son of the same John Dabernoun, and Margery, daughter of John de Hampton', knight, and the heirs of their bodies, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the right heirs of William. And all the other manors, tenements and advowsons shall remain to William and the heirs of his body, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the right heirs of William.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Dabernon, Thomas de Parncott, Thomas atte Down, William Dabernon, John de Hampton, Margery de Hampton
Places: Duxford, Fetcham, Albury, Stoke D'Abernon, Eastwick (in Great Bookham), Lambeth, Drewsteignton
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 269.
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County: Oxfordshire. Lincolnshire,
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, 14 Edward III [30 April 1340].
Parties: Roger Rouhaut, knight, and Eleanor, his wife, querents, and John de Cheu[er]ston', knight, and William Karshe, chaplain, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Aston' Rouhaut in the county of Oxford and the manor of Roppesle and the advowson of the church of the same manor in the county of Lincoln.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Roger and Eleanor have acknowledged the manors and advowson to be the right of John, as those which John and William have of their gift.
For this: John and William have granted to Roger and Eleanor the manors and advowson and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Roger and Eleanor and the male heirs of their bodies, of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to the male heirs of the body of Roger and (2) to Hugh Rouhaut, son of John de Cheu[er]ston', and Elizabeth, daughter of the aforesaid Roger Rouhaut', and the heirs of their bodies and (3) to the right heirs of Roger.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Roger Roald, Eleanor Roald, John de Chiverstone, William Carsh, Hugh Roald, Elizabeth Roald
Places: Aston Rowant, Ropsley
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 270.
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County: Leicestershire. Warwickshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, 14 Edward III [30 April 1340].
Parties: John, son of John de Holte, querent, and Hugh de [Walcote?], clerk, and Giles [...], clerk, deforciants.
Property: 12 messuages, 1 mill, 330 acres of land, 34 acres of meadow and 4 pounds and 5 shillings of rent and a rent of 1 pound of cumin, 1 pair of gloves, 2 needles, 2 [...] and 1 grain of pepper [in Holte?], Prestgraue, Drayton', Eston', Brynnynghurst' and Flekeneye in the county of Leicester and 6 messuages, 160 acres of land and 8 acres of meadow in Lalleford' and Cosseford' in the county of Warwick.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Hugh, of which Hugh and Giles have 13 messuages, the mill, 390 acres of land, 35 acres of meadow [and the rent] of his gift.
For this: Hugh and Giles have granted to John the same tenements and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to John, of the chief lords for the life of John. And besides Hugh and Giles granted for themselves and the heirs of Hugh that 6 acres of land in the vill of Drayton' - which John Nel held for life - and that 4 acres of land and 1 acre of meadow in the same vill - which Simon le Chappeman held for life - and that 7 acres of land in the same vill - which John Beton' held for life - and that 1 acre of land in the same vill - which William Tannok' held for life - and that 3 acres of land in the same vill - which Stephen de Dyggeby held for life - and that 1 messuage in the same vill - which Amabilla de Drayton' held for life - and that 1 messuage and 4 acres of land in the same vill - which Simon Heued held for life - and that 1 messuage and 1 acre of land in the same vill - which Simon Baron held for life - and that 1 messuage, 25 acres of land and 3 acres of meadow in the vill of Flekeneye - which William de Eston' held for life - and that 1 messuage, 25 and a half acres of land and 2 and a half acres of meadow in the same vill - which William Hod held for life - and that 2 acres of land in the same vill - which John Dereman held for life - and that 1 and a half acres of land in the vill of Holte - which Ralph Waryn held for life - and that 4 acres of land in the same vill - which Thomas Waryn, chaplain, held for life - and that 3 acres of land in the same vill - which William Faber held for life - and that 9 acres of land and a moiety of 1 acre of meadow in the same vill - which William de Saunfford' held for life - and that 2 acres of land in the vill of Prestgraue - which Thomas le Taillour held for life - and also that 2 acres of land in the same vill - which Alan Wake held for life - of the inheritance of Hugh on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of John Nel, Simon le Chappeman, John Beton', William Tannok', Stephen, Amabilla, Simon Heued, Simon Baron', William de Eston', William Hod, John Dereman, Ralph, Thomas Waryn, William Fabri, William de Saunford', Thomas le Taillour and Alan ought to revert to Hugh and Giles and the heirs of Hugh - after the decease of [the same persons] shall remain to John, son of John, to hold together with the aforesaid tenements of the chief lords for the life of John, son of John. And after the decease of John all the tenements shall remain to Sarah, who was the wife of Robert Louet', and Thomas, her son, and the heirs of the body of Thomas, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to Hugh Louet', brother of the same Thomas, and the heirs of his body, (2) to William, brother of the same Hugh Louet', and the heirs of his body, (3) to Edmund, brother of the same William, brother of Hugh, and the heirs of his body and (4) to the right heirs of Thomas, son of Sarah.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John de Holt, Hugh de Walcot, Giles [...], John Neal, Simon le Chapman, John Beaton, William Tannock, Stephen de Digby, Amabilla de Drayton, Simon Head, Simon Baron, William de Easton, William Hood, John Darman, Ralph Warin, Thomas Warin, William Smith, William de Sandford, Thomas le Taylor, Alan Wake, Robert Lovett, Sarah Lovett, Thomas Lovett, Hugh Lovett, William Lovett, Edmund Lovett
Places: Holt (in Medbourne), Prestgrave, Drayton (both in Bringhurst), Great Easton, Bringhurst, Fleckney, Lawford, Cosford (in Newbold-on-Avon)
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 271.
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County: Bedfordshire. Hampshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Three weeks from Easter, 14 Edward III [7 May 1340].
Parties: Robert de la Hay, the parson of the church of Dachet, querent, and John de Wodhull' and Eleanor, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manors of Wodhull' and Langeford' in the county of Bedford and the manor of Tuderle in the county of Southampton.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John has acknowledged the manors to be the right of Robert, as those which Robert has of his gift.
For this: Robert has granted to John and Eleanor the manors and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to John and Eleanor and the heirs of their bodies, to wit, the manors of Wodhull' and Langeford' of the lord king and his heirs and the manor of Tuderle of the chief lords, for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the right heirs of John.
Note: This agreement was made by the command of the lord king.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Robert de la Hay, John de Odell, Eleanor de Odell
Places: Datchet (in Buckinghamshire), Odell, Langford, Tytherley
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 272.
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County: Devon. Cornwall.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Three weeks from Easter, 14 Edward III [7 May 1340].
Parties: Roger, son of Peter de Prideas, knight, and Clarice, his wife, querents, and Roger, son of Roger de Prideas of Penuos, deforciant.
Property: The manor of Orcherton' in the county of Devon and the manor of Brothek' and the advowson of the church of the same manor [in the county of Cornwall].
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Roger, son of Roger, has acknowledged the manors and advowson to be the right of Roger, son of Peter, and has remised and quitclaimed them from himself and his heirs to Roger, son of Peter, and Clarice and the heirs of Roger for ever.
For this: Roger, son of Peter, and Clarice have given him 200 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Peter de Prideaux, Roger de Prideaux, Clarice de Prideaux
Places: Penvose (in Mawgan in Pydar), Orcheton (in Modbury), Braddock
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 273.
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County: Middlesex. Buckinghamshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after Ascension, 14 Edward III [26 May 1340].
Parties: Nicholas de la Despense, querent, and Ellis de Saunford' and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 6 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow and 44 shillings and 1 halfpenny of rent in Stanewell' in the county of Middlesex and 20 shillings and 4 pence of rent in Horton' in the county of Buckingham.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Ellis and Elizabeth have granted to Nicholas the tenements and have remised and quitclaimed whatsoever they had in them for the life of Elizabeth to him and his heirs for ever.
For this: Nicholas has given them 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Nicholas de la Spence, Ellis de Sandford, Elizabeth de Sandford
Places: Stanwell, Horton
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 274.
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County: Warwickshire. Lancashire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after Ascension, 14 Edward III [26 May 1340].
Parties: William le Botiller of Weryngton' and Elizabeth, his wife, querents, and Hugh Bachiler, chaplain, deforciant.
Property: The manor of Ecclishale in the county of Warwick and the manors of Magna Laton', Parua Laton', Bispham, Warthebrek' and Magna Merton' and 4 pounds, 7 shillings, 8 pence and 1 halfpenny of rent and a rent of 1 pair of spurs in Athirton', Westlegh', Pynynton', Bold', Lydyate, Thorneton', Culchith', Ekirgarth', Tildeslegh', Glasebrok', Bedeford', Halsale, Ines and Wyndhull' and the manor of Magna Sonky, excepting 65 shillings and 11 pence of rent in the manor of Magna Sonky, and a third part of the manor of Weryngton', excepting 27 messuages, 80 and a half acres of land, 17 acres of meadow and 6 pounds, 9 shillings, 11 pence and 1 halfpenny of rent in the same third part, in the county of Lancaster.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William has acknowledged the manors, tenements and third part to be the right of Hugh, as those which Hugh has of his gift.
For this: Hugh has granted to William and Elizabeth the manors, tenements and third part and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to William and Elizabeth, of the chief lords for the lives of William and Elizabeth. And after the decease of William and Elizabeth the manors, tenements and third part shall remain to Richard le Botiller and Joan, his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to John, brother of the same Richard, and the heirs of his body and (2) to the right heirs of William.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William le Butler, Elizabeth le Butler, Hugh Bachelor, Richard le Butler, Joan le Butler, John le Butler
Places: Warrington, Exhall, Great Layton, Little Layton (both in Bispham), Bispham, Warbreck (in Bispham), Great Marton (in Poulton-le-Fylde), Atherton, Westleigh, Pennington (all 3 in Leigh), Bold (in Prescot), Lydiate (in Halsall), Thornton (in Poulton-le-Fylde), Culcheth (in Leigh), Eggergarth (in Halsall), Tyldesley (in Leigh), Glazebrook (in Warrington), Bedford (in Leigh), Halsall, Ince Blundell (in Sefton) or Ince in Makerfield (in Wigan), Windle, Great Sankey (both in Prescot)
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 275.
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County: Norfolk. Gloucestershire. Warwickshire. Somerset.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, 14 Edward III [30 April 1340]. And afterwards one week from Holy Trinity in the same year [18 June 1340].
Parties: Geoffrey de Scardeburgh', the parson of the church of Onebury, and Thomas Asselote, the parson of the church of Wolstanston', querents, and John de Haudlo, deforciant.
Property: The manors of Billyngford', Ryston' and Thernynge and 20 acres of land in Foxle and the advowson of the church of the manor of Billyngford' in the county of Norfolk and the manor of Rysyndon' Basset' and 8 messuages, 12 shops, 15 cellars, 2 gardens and 62 shillings of rent in Bristoll' in the county of Gloucester and the manors of Bydeford' and Brome in the county of Warwick and the manor of Compton' [Danno] in the county of Somerset.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John has acknowledged the manors, tenements and advowson to be the right of Geoffrey, of which Geoffrey and Thomas have the manor of Billyngford', the tenements and the advowson of his gift.
For this: Geoffrey and Thomas have granted to John the same manor, the tenements and the advowson and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to John, of the chief lords for the life of John. And besides Geoffrey and Thomas granted for themselves and the heirs of Geoffrey that the manors of Ryston', Thernynge, Rysyndon' Basset', Bydeford', Brome and Compton' Danno - which Aline, who was the wife of Edward Burnel, held for life of the inheritance of Geoffrey on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Aline ought to revert to Geoffrey and Thomas and the heirs of Geoffrey - after the decease of Aline shall remain to John, to hold together with the aforesaid manor, the tenements and the advowson of the chief lords for the life of John. And after the decease of John all the manors, the tenements and the advowson shall remain to Nicholas, son of the same John, and his heirs, to hold of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Geoffrey de Scarborough, Thomas Aslet, John de Haudlo, Edward Burnell, Aline Burnell, Nicholas de Haudlo
Places: Onibury, Woolstaston (both in Shropshire), Billingford, Ryston, Thurning, Foxley, Little Rissington, Bristol, Bidford, Broom (in Bidford), Compton Dando
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 276.
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County: Essex. Surrey. Oxfordshire. Kent. Staffordshire. Buckinghamshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, 14 Edward III [30 April 1340]. And afterwards one week from Holy Trinity in the same year [18 June 1340].
Parties: Geoffrey de Scardeburgh', the parson of the church of Onebury, and Thomas Asselote, the parson of the church of Wolstanston', querents, and John de Haudlo, deforciant.
Property: The manors of Borham, Parua Waltham, Walkfare, Lachyndon', Magna Hoylond', Esthamme and Westhamme and the advowson of the church of the manor of Magna Hoylond' in the county of Essex and the manors of Retherhethe, Camerwelle, Hachesham, Westgrenewych', Suthwerk', Bermundseye and Hamme by Kyngeston' in the county of Surrey and the manor of Rollendright' and the advowson of the church of the same manor in the county of Oxford and the manor of Estwykham in the county of Kent and the manor of Horewode in the county of Stafford and 100 shillings of rent in Upton' by Aylesbury in the county of Buckingham.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John has acknowledged the manors, rent and advowsons to be the right of Geoffrey, as those which Geoffrey and Thomas have of his gift.
For this: Geoffrey and Thomas have granted to John the manors, rent and advowsons and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to John, of the chief lords for the life of John. And after the decease of John the manors, rent and advowsons shall remain to Nicholas, son of the same John, and his heirs, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
Note: [Endorsed: Amauri (Almaricus) de Sc'o Amando and Joan, his wife, Walter, son of John de Norwico, and Margaret, his wife, and Elizabeth, daughter of John de Haudlo, put in their claim.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Geoffrey de Scarborough, Thomas Aslet, John de Haudlo, Nicholas de Haudlo, Amauri de Saint Amand, Joan de Saint Amand, John de Norwich, Walter de Norwich, Margaret de Norwich, Elizabeth de Haudlo
Places: Onibury, Woolstaston (both in Shropshire), Boreham, Little Waltham, Walter Hall (in Boreham), Latchingdon, Great Holland, East Ham, West Ham, Rotherhithe, Camberwell, Hatcham (in Camberwell), Deptford, Southwark, Bermondsey, Ham (in Kingston upon Thames), Rollright, East Wickham, Compton Hallows, formerly Horewood (in Kinver), Upton (in Dinton), Aylesbury
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 277.
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County: Kent. Sussex. Somerset.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 14 Edward III [14 May 1340]. And afterwards the day after St John the Baptist in the same year [25 June 1340].
Parties: John de Boudon' and Mary, his wife, querents, and Thomas, the parson of the church of Coldewaltham, deforciant.
Property: The manors of Syberteswelde and Eghethorn' in the county of Kent and 1 messuage, 100 acres of land, 3 acres of pasture, 1 acre of wood and 25 shillings and 1 penny of rent in Ertham in the county of Sussex and 1 mill and 13 shillings and 4 pence of rent in Kyngeston' Seymor and a third part of the manor of Kyngeston' Seymor in the county of Somerset.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John has acknowledged the manors, tenements and third part to be the right of Thomas, of which Thomas has the manors, the messuage, the land, the pasture, the wood and 25 shillings and 1 penny of rent and the third part of his gift.
For this: Thomas has granted to John and Mary the same manors, tenements and third part and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to John and Mary and the heirs of their bodies, of the chief lords for ever. And besides Thomas granted for himself and his heirs that the mill and the rent in the vill of Kyngeston' Seymor - which Thomas de Boudon' held for life of the inheritance of Thomas the parson on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Thomas de Boudon' ought to revert to Thomas the parson and his heirs - after the decease of Thomas de Boudon' shall remain to John de Boudon' and Mary and their aforesaid heirs, to hold together with the aforesaid manors, tenements and third part of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the right heirs of John.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John de Bowdon, Mary de Bowdon, Thomas, Thomas de Bowdon
Places: Coldwaltham (in Sussex), Sibertswold, Eythorne, Eartham, Kingston Seymour
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 278.
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County: Kent. Middlesex.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Martin, 13 Edward III [25 November 1339]. And afterwards one week from St John the Baptist, 14 Edward III [1 July 1340].
Parties: John de Pulteneye, knight, querent, and Philip de Columbers, knight, and Eleanor, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manors of Penshurst' and Yenesfeld' and 28 pounds of rent in Alyngton', Aylesford', Boxlee, Dytton', Maydestan, Estmallyng', Barmlynge, Offeham, Tunstall', Bradegare, Milstede, Bordenne, Uppecherche, Sydyngbourn', Elmelee, Tonge, Iwade, Leysdon' and Eastcherche in the Isle of Shepeye in the county of Kent and the manor of Popeler in the county of Middlesex.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Philip and Eleanor have acknowledged the manors and rent to be the right of John, of which he has the manors of their gift, to hold to John and his heirs, of the chief lords for ever. And besides Philip and Eleanor granted for themselves and the heirs of Philip that the rent - which Stephen de Columbers held for life of the inheritance of Philip in the aforesaid vills on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Stephen ought to revert to Philip and Eleanor and the heirs of Philip - after the decease of Stephen shall remain to John and his heirs, to hold together with the manors of the chief lords for ever.
For this: John has granted for himself and his heirs that they will render each year to Philip and Eleanor for the lives of Philip and Eleanor 80 pounds sterling, to wit, a moiety at Easter and the other moiety at the feast of St Giles. Philip and Eleanor shall have the right to distrain in the manors of Penshurst' and Yenesfeld' for 60 pounds of the rent and also in the manor of Popeler for the remaining 20 pounds. And after the decease of Philip and Eleanor, John and his heirs shall be quit of the payment for ever.
Note: This agreement was made in the presence of Stephen, and he did fealty to John in the court.
Note: [Endorsed: Stephen de Cobeh[a]m and Margaret, his wife, and Henry, son of the same Stephen and Margaret, put in their claim.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John de Poultney, Philip de Columbers, Eleanor de Columbers, Stephen de Columbers, Stephen de Cobham, Margaret de Cobham, Henry de Cobham
Places: Penshurst, Ensfield (in Leigh), Allington, Aylesford, Boxley, Ditton, Maidstone, East Malling, Barming, Offham, Tunstall, Bredgar, Milstead, Borden, Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Elmley, Tonge, Iwade, Leysdown-on-Sea, Eastchurch, Sheppey, Poplar
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 279.
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County: Buckinghamshire. Oxfordshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St John the Baptist, 14 Edward III [8 July 1340].
Parties: John, son of John Neirnuyt, knight*, and Isabel, daughter of Richard de Williamescote, querents, and John Neirnuyt, knight, deforciant.
Property: 1 messuage, 300 acres of land, 12 acres of meadow and 40 shillings of rent in la Lee by Wendoure in the county of Buckingham and 20 messuages, 300 acres of land, 4 acres of meadow, 40 acres of wood and 40 shillings of rent in Lynleye and Kyngeston' by Stokenechurche in the county of Oxford.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Neirnuyt has granted to John, son of John, and Isabel the tenements and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to John, son of John, and Isabel and the heirs of their bodies, of John Neirnuyt 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, remainder to Thomas, son of the aforesaid John Neirnuyt, and the heirs of his body. In default of such heirs, the tenements shall revert to John Neirnuyt and his heirs, quit of the other heirs of John, son of John, and Isabel and Thomas, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
For this: John, son of John, and Isabel have given him 100 marks of silver.
Note: [* Refers to the father.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Neyrnuyt, Richard de Williamscot, Isabel de Williamscot, Thomas Neyrnuyt
Places: Lee, Wendover, Linley, Kingston Blount (both in Aston Rowant), Stokenchurch
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 280.
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County: Buckinghamshire. Hertfordshire. Middlesex.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St John the Baptist, 14 Edward III [8 July 1340].
Parties: John, the parson of the church of Cudynton', and Thomas Stiward', chaplain, querents, and John Neirnuyt', knight, deforciant.
Property: The manor of Fletemershton', 1 carucate of land in la Graue and the advowsons of the churches of Fletemershton' and Pychelesthorn' in the county of Buckingham and 2 parts of 1 messuage, of 2 mills, of 40 acres of land, of 10 acres of meadow and of 18 marks of rent in Ashwelle and Henxsteworthe in the county of Hertford and 2 parts of 1 messuage, of 1 mill [and] of 120 acres of land and a third part of 10 acres of meadow and of 18 shillings of rent in Hakeneye and Stebenhythe in the county of Middlesex.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John [Neirnuyt'] has acknowledged the manor, land, 2 parts, third part and advowsons to be the right of John the parson, as those which the same John and Thomas have of his gift, excepting 10 pounds of rent in the manor.
For this: John the parson and Thomas have granted to John Neirnuyt' the manor, land, 2 parts, third part and advowsons and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to John Neirnuyt', of the chief lords for the life of John Neirnuyt'. And besides John the parson and Thomas granted for themselves and the heirs of John that the rent in the manor above excepted - which William Neirnuyt', brother of the aforesaid John Neirnuyt', held for life of the inheritance of John the parson on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of William ought to revert to John the parson and Thomas and the heirs of John - after the decease of William shall remain to John Neirnuyt', to hold together with the manor, land, 2 parts, third part and advowsons of the chief lords for the life of John N[eirnuyt']. And after the decease of John the manor, land, 2 parts, third part and advowsons shall remain to John, son of the same John Neirnuyt', and the heirs of his body, [to hold] of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to Thomas, brother of the same John, son [of John, and the heirs of] his body and (2) to the right heirs of the aforesaid John Neirnuyt'.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John, Thomas Styward, John Neyrnuyt, William Neyrnuyt, Thomas Neyrnuyt
Places: Cuddington (in Buckinghamshire), Fleet Marston, Grove, Pitstone, Ashwell, Hinxworth, Hackney, Stepney
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 281.
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County: Berkshire. Oxfordshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St John the Baptist, 14 Edward III [25 June 1340]. And afterwards one week from St Michael in the same year [6 October 1340].
Parties: Richard de Hampton' and Margaret, his wife, querents, and Fulk de Birmyngham, knight, and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 1 carucate of land, 4 shillings of rent and a rent of 1 pound of pepper in Fyshide [sic] and Boklond' and the manor of Kyngeston' Bakepuys and the advowson of the church of the same manor in the county of Berkshire and 30 acres of meadow in la More in the county of Oxford.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Fulk and Joan have granted to Richard and Margaret the manor, tenements and advowson and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Richard and Margaret, of Fulk and Joan and the heirs of Fulk for the lives of Richard and Margaret, rendering yearly 24 marks, to wit, a moiety at the feast of St Michael and the other moiety at the feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Mary, and doing to the chief lords all other services. And after the decease of Richard and Margaret the manor, tenements and advowson shall revert to Fulk and Joan and the heirs of Fulk, quit of the heirs of Richard and Margaret, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Richard and Margaret have given them 100 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard de Hampton, Margaret de Hampton, Fulk de Birmingham, Joan de Birmingham
Places: Fyfield, Buckland, Kingston Bagpuize, Northmoor
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 282.
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County: Warwickshire. Staffordshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St John the Baptist, 14 Edward III [8 July 1340]. And afterwards one week from St Michael in the same year [6 October 1340].
Parties: Richard, son of Richard de Pirye, querent, and Sarah, who was the wife of John de Dixeleye, and John, son of John de Barre, the elder*, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Wytton', excepting 100 acres of pasture and 40 shillings of rent in the same manor, in the county of Warwick and 8 acres of land and 1 acre of pasture in Honesworth' in the county of Stafford.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Sarah and John have acknowledged the manor and tenements to be the right of Richard, and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to Richard and his heirs, of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty by Sarah and John for themselves and the heirs of John.
For this: Richard has given them 100 marks of silver.
Note: [* Refers to the son.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard de Perry, John de Dixley, Sarah de Dixley, John de Barr
Places: Witton (in Aston), Handsworth
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 283.
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County: Berkshire. Surrey. Hampshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St John the Baptist, 14 Edward III [8 July 1340]. And afterwards one week from St Michael in the same year [6 October 1340].
Parties: Nicholas de la Beche, knight, querent, and John, son of John de Sutton' sup[er] Trentam, knight, and Isabel, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 12 messuages, 1 mill, 2 carucates of land, 12 acres of meadow, 60 acres of pasture, 40 acres of wood, 40 pounds of rent and 30 knights' fees in Bradefeld', Ingefeld', Bastelden', Ufton' Roberd', Kyngeston' Bakepuz, Compton' by Ordeston', Esthildesle, Yatynden', Stanford', Westhildesle and Inkepenne in the county of Berkshire and 3 knights' fees in Abbrichesworthe and Middelton' in the county of Surrey and 50 shillings, 5 pence and 1 farthing of rent in Broune Candeuere, Prestones Candeuere and Polhampton' in the county of Southampton.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John and Isabel have acknowledged the tenements, rent and fees to be the right of Nicholas, and have remised and quitclaimed the tenements and 40 pounds of rent from themselves and the heirs of John to him and his heirs for ever. And besides John and Isabel granted for themselves and the heirs of John that the fees, 50 shillings, 5 pence and 1 farthing of rent - which John de Sutton' sup[er] Trentam, knight, held for life by the law of England of the inheritance of John, son of John, in the aforesaid vills on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of John de Sutton' ought to revert to John, son of John, and Isabel and the heirs of John - after the decease of John shall remain to Nicholas and his heirs, to hold together with the aforesaid tenements and rent of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Nicholas has given them 100 marks of silver.
Note: This agreement was made in the presence of John de Sutton', and he did fealty to Nicholas in the court.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Nicholas de la Beech, John de Sutton on Trent, Isabel de Sutton on Trent
Places: Bradfield, Englefield, Basildon, Ufton Robert (in Ufton), Kingston Bagpuize, Compton Beauchamp, Odstone (in Ashbury), East Ilsley, Yattendon, Stanford Dingley, West Ilsley, Inkpen, Abinger, Milton (in Dorking), Brown Candover, Preston Candover, Polhampton (in Overton)
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 284.
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County: Staffordshire. Worcestershire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Michael, 14 Edward III [6 October 1340].
Parties: John, son of John de Sutton' sup[er] Trentam, knight*, and Isabel, his wife, querents, and Stephen Swetemon of Duddeleye, clerk, and John de Colleshull', chaplain, deforciants.
Property: The castle of Duddeleye and the manors of Seggesleye, Kyngesswyneford' and Rouley Som[er]y and 1 messuage, 1 carucate of land, 6 acres of meadow and 6 acres of pasture in Tybynton' in the county of Stafford and the vill of Duddeleye in the county of Worcester.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John, son of John, has acknowledged the castle, vill, manors and tenements to be the right of Stephen and John de Colleshull', as those which Stephen and John have of his gift.
For this: Stephen and John de Colleshull' have granted to John, son of John, and Isabel the castle, vill, manors and tenements and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to John, son of John, and Isabel and the male heirs of their bodies, to wit, the castle, vill and manors of the lord king and his heirs and the tenements of the chief lords, for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the right heirs of John, son of John.
Note: This agreement was made by the command of the lord king.
Note: [* Refers to the son.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John de Sutton on Trent, Isabel de Sutton on Trent, Stephen Sweetman, John de Coleshill
Places: Dudley, Sedgley, Kingswinford, Rowley Somery (in Rowley Regis), Tipton
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 285.
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County: Sussex. Lincolnshire. Gloucestershire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St John the Baptist, 14 Edward III [8 July 1340]. And afterwards one week from St Michael in the same year [6 October 1340].
Parties: Maud, who was the wife of John Marmyoun, querent, and Robert Noreys, the parson of the church of Westretford', and Simon de Wyntryngham, the master of the hospital of St Giles by Catryk', deforciants.
Property: The manor of Berewyk' in the county of Sussex and the manor of Wyntryngham in the county of Lincoln and the manor of Quenton' in the county of Gloucester.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Maud has acknowledged the manors to be the right of Robert, as those which Robert and Simon have of her gift.
For this: Robert and Simon have granted to Maud the manors and have rendered them to her in the court, to hold to Maud, of the chief lords for the life of Maud. And after the decease of Maud the manors shall remain to Robert, son of John Marmyoun, to hold of the chief lords for the life of Robert. And after the decease of Robert the manors shall remain to John de Gray of Retherefeld' and Avice, his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to the heirs of the body of Avice, (2) to John de Bernak' and Joan, his wife, and the heirs of the body of Joan and (3) to the right heirs of Robert, son of John.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Marmion, Maud Marmion, Robert Norris, Simon de Winteringham, Robert Marmion, John de Grey, Avice de Grey, John de Barnack, Joan de Barnack
Places: West Retford (in Nottinghamshire), Hospital of St Giles by Brompton Bridge (in Yorkshire), Berwick, Winteringham, Quinton, Rotherfield Greys (in Oxfordshire)
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 286.
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County: Northamptonshire. Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Michael, 14 Edward III [13 October 1340].
Parties: Ralph de Bulmer, knight, and Alice, his wife, querents, and Edmund Paynell', the parson of the church of Berghton', and Richard de Amcotes, the parson of the church of Scalby, deforciants.
Property: [12] messuages, 106 acres and 5 and a half virgates of land, 12 acres and 3 roods of meadow, 5 acres of pasture, 40 shillings of rent, a third part of 3 messuages, of 1 mill, of 2 virgates of land, of 1 pound of pepper and of 1 pound of cumin in Herleston', Heyford', Brinton', Colentre and Brokhole and the advowson of a third part of the church of the vill of Heyford' in the county of Northampton and 53 messuages, 2 mills, 2 salt-works, 11 acres and 75 and a half bovates of land, 2 and a half acres of meadow and 60 shillings of rent in Boythorp', Foxholes, Willardeby, Welburn', Pinchonthorp', Laysyngby, Westcotum, Wilton' in Clyueland', Attyngwyk' in Holdernesse, Bulmer by Welburn' and Butterwyk' by Boythorp' in the county of York.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Ralph has acknowledged the tenements and advowson to be the right of Richard, as those which Richard and Edmund have of his gift.
For this: Edmund and Richard have granted to Ralph and Alice the tenements and advowson and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Ralph and Alice and the heirs of their bodies, of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the right heirs of Ralph.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Ralph de Bulmer, Alice de Bulmer, Edmund Paynell, Richard de Amcotes
Places: Broughton, Scalby (in Yorkshire) or Scawby (in Lincolnshire), Harlestone, Heyford, Brington, Collingtree, Brockhall, Boythorpe (in Foxholes), Foxholes, Willerby, Welburn (in Bulmer), Pinchinthorpe (in Guisborough), Lazenby (in Wilton), West Coatham (in Kirkleatham), Wilton, Atwick, Bulmer, Butterwick (in Foxholes)
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 287.
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County: Middlesex. Hertfordshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Martin, 14 Edward III [18 November 1340].
Parties: John de Dureme, querent, and Thomas de la Pannetrye and Maud, his wife, deforciants.
Property: A moiety of 1 messuage, of 260 acres of land, of 44 acres of meadow, of 20 acres of wood and of 24 shillings of rent in Suthmymmes in the county of Middlesex and a moiety of 34 acres of pasture and of 4 acres of wood in Regge in the county of Hertford.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas and Maud have acknowledged the moieties to be the right of John, and have rendered a moiety of 4 acres of land, of 11 acres of meadow, of 8 acres of wood and of 10 shillings of rent in the vill of Suthmymmes and a moiety of 22 acres of pasture and of 2 acres of wood in the vill of Regge to him in the court, to hold to John and his heirs, of the chief lords for ever. And besides Thomas and Maud granted for themselves and the heirs of Maud that a moiety of 256 acres of land, of 33 acres of meadow, of 12 acres of wood and of 14 shillings of rent in the vill of Suthmymmes and that a moiety of 12 acres of pasture and of 2 acres of wood in the vill of Regge - which Margaret, who was the wife of Richard Pountz, held for life of the inheritance of Maud on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Margaret ought to revert to Thomas and Maud and the heirs of Maud - after the decease of Margaret shall remain to John and his heirs, to hold together with the aforesaid moieties, of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John has given them 100 marks of silver.
Note: This agreement was made in the presence of Margaret, and she did fealty to John in the court.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John de Durham, Thomas de la Pantry, Maud de la Pantry, Richard Pountz, Margaret Pountz
Places: South Mimms, Ridge
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 288.
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County: Hampshire. Norfolk. Gloucestershire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St Martin, 13 Edward III [12 November 1339]. And afterwards two weeks from St Hilary, 14 Edward III [27 January 1340].
Parties: Edward de Sc'o Joh'e the nephew (le Neueu), querent, and Matthew, son of Herbert, deforciant.
Property: The manor of Wolferton' and the advowson of the church of the same manor in the county of Southampton and 1 messuage and 1 carucate of land in Morhalle in the county of Norfolk and 1 messuage and 1 carucate of land in Harsefeld' in the county of Gloucester.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Matthew has acknowledged the manor, tenements and advowson to be the right of Edward, as those which Edward has of his gift.
For this: Edward has granted to Matthew the manor, tenements and advowson and has rendered them to him in the court, to hold to Matthew and the heirs of his body, of Edward 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, the manor, tenements and advowson shall remain to Reynold, brother of the same Matthew, to hold of Edward and his heirs by the aforesaid services for the life of Reynold. And after the decease of Reynold the manor, tenements and advowson shall revert to Edward and his heirs, quit of the other heirs of Matthew and also of the heirs of Reynold, to hold of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Edward de Saint John, Herbert, Matthew, son of Herbert, Reynold, brother of Matthew, son of Herbert
Places: Wolverton, More Hall (in Salle), Haresfield
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 289.
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County: Lincolnshire. Rutland.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, 15 Edward III [22 April 1341].
Parties: Roger le Scaueler and Robert Beaufitz, querents, and William Beaufitz and Margaret, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 2 messuages and 2 acres of land in Staunford' in the county of Lincoln and 13 and a half acres of land in Staunford' and Parua Casterton' in the county of Rutland.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William and Margaret have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Roger, and have rendered them to Roger and Robert in the court, to hold to Roger and Robert and the heirs of Roger, of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty by William and Margaret for themselves and the heirs of Margaret.
For this: Roger and Robert have given them 40 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Roger le Scaveler, Robert Beaufitz, William Beaufitz, Margaret Beaufitz
Places: Stamford, Little Casterton
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 290.
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County: Berkshire. Dorset. Somerset.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, 15 Edward III [22 April 1341]. And afterwards one week from Holy Trinity in the same year [10 June 1341].
Parties: Ralph, son of Theobald Russel, and Alesia, his wife, querents, and Maurice de Brun the elder, Maurice de Brun the younger and Gilbert de Bradegate, chaplain, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Upton' in the county of Berkshire and 2 parts of the manors of Kyngeston' and Athelyngton' and the advowsons of the chapels of the manors of the same [sic] in the county of Dorset and 2 parts of the manor of Horsyngton' and the advowson of the church of the same manor in the county of Somerset.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Ralph has acknowledged the manor, 2 parts and advowsons to be the right of Maurice de Brun the elder, Maurice de Brun the younger and Gilbert, as those which Maurice, Maurice and Gilbert have of his gift.
For this: Maurice, Maurice and Gilbert have granted to Ralph and Alesia the manor, 2 parts and advowsons and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Ralph and Alesia, of the lord king and his heirs for the lives of Ralph and Alesia. And after the decease of Ralph and Alesia the manor, 2 parts and advowsons shall remain to Theobald, son of the same Ralph and Alesia, and the heirs of his body, to hold of the lord king and his heirs for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to John, brother of the same Theobald, and the heirs of his body and (2) to the right heirs of Ralph.
Note: This agreement was made by the command of the lord king.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Theobald Russell, Ralph Russell, Alesia Russell, Maurice de Bourne, Gilbert de Bradgate, John Russell
Places: Upton, Kingston Russell (in Little Bredy), Allington, Horsington
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 291.
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County: Middlesex. Suffolk. Cambridgeshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St John the Baptist, 15 Edward III [1 July 1341].
Parties: John de Wynwyk', clerk, John Oweyn of Pulteneye, Nicholas de Sprotton', chaplain, and John Skynner of London', querents, and John de Pulteneye and Margaret, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Popeler in the county of Middlesex and the manor of Wetheresfeld' in the county of Suffolk and the manor of Cheuele in the county of Cambridge.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John de Pulteneye has acknowledged the manors to be the right of John de Wynwyk', as those which the same John, John Oweyn, Nicholas and John Skynner have of his gift.
For this: John de Wynwyk', John Oweyn, Nicholas and John Skynner have granted to John de Pulteneye and Margaret the manors and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to John de Pulteneye and Margaret and the heirs of John, of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John de Winwick, John Owen, Nicholas de Spratton, John Skinner, John de Poultney, Margaret de Poultney
Places: Poultney (in Misterton, Leicestershire), London, Poplar, Withersfield, Cheveley
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 292.
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County: Hertfordshire. Cambridgeshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St John the Baptist, 15 Edward III [1 July 1341].
Parties: John de Wynwyk', clerk, John Oweyn of Pulteneye, Nicholas de Sprotton', chaplain, and John Skynner of London', querents, and John de Pulteneye and Margaret, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Shenle in the county of Hertford and the manor of Ditton' Camoys in the county of Cambridge.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John de Pulteneye has acknowledged the manors to be the right of John de Wynwyk', John Oweyn, Nicholas and John Skynner, as those which the same John, John, Nicholas and John have of his gift.
For this: John de Wynwyk', John Oweyn, Nicholas and John Skynner have granted to John de Pulteneye and Margaret the manors and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to John de Pulteneye and Margaret and the heirs of the body of John, of the lord king and his heirs for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the right heirs of John de Pulteneye.
Note: This agreement was made by the command of the lord king.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John de Winwick, John Owen, Nicholas de Spratton, John Skinner, John de Poultney, Margaret de Poultney
Places: Poultney (in Misterton, Leicestershire), London, Shenley, Ditton Camoys (in Woodditton)
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 293.
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County: Wiltshire. Somerset.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St John the Baptist, 15 Edward III [8 July 1341].
Parties: Peter de Cotes, clerk, querent, and Ralph de Middelneye and Elizabeth, his wife, and Sibel, daughter of John de Urtiaco, deforciants, by William de Cristchurch', put in the place of Elizabeth.
Property: The manors of Asshelegh' and Fennysutton' and the advowsons of the churches of Asshelegh' and Fennysutton' in the county of Wiltshire and the manor of Knolle in the county of Somerset and the manor of Putteneye Lorty and the advowson of the church of Putteneye Lorty in the same county.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Sibel has acknowledged the manors and advowsons to be the right of Peter, as those which he has of her gift.
For this: Peter has granted to Ralph and Elizabeth the manors and advowsons and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Ralph and Elizabeth, of the chief lords for the lives of Ralph and Elizabeth. And after the decease of Ralph and Elizabeth the manors and advowsons shall remain to John, son of the same Ralph, and the aforesaid Sibel and the heirs of their bodies, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to the heirs of the body of Sibel, (2) to the heirs of the bodies of Ralph and Elizabeth and (3) to the right heirs of Elizabeth.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Peter de Cotes, Ralph de Middleney, Elizabeth de Middleney, John de Lorty, Sibel de Lorty, William de Christchurch, John de Middleney
Places: Ashley, Sutton Veny, Knole (in Long Sutton), Pitney Lorty (in Pitney)
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 294.
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County: Oxfordshire. Buckinghamshire. Dorset. Somerset. Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Michael, 15 Edward III [13 October 1341].
Parties: Hugh, son of Hugh de Courteneye, earl of Devon, and Elizabeth, his wife, querents, and Hugh de Courteneye, earl of Devon, deforciant.
Property: The manors of Niwenham and Crawill' in the county of Oxford and the manor of Wauyngdon' in the county of Buckingham and the manor of Ebrighton' and the advowson of the church of the same manor in the county of Dorset and the manor of Estkoker, excepting the advowson of the church of the same manor, and the advowson of the church of Hardyngton' in the county of Somerset and the manor of Honyton', excepting the advowson of the church of the same manor, in the county of Devon.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: The earl has granted to Hugh and Elizabeth the manors and advowsons and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Hugh and Elizabeth and the heirs of their bodies, of the lord king and his heirs for ever. In default of such heirs, the manors and advowsons shall revert to the earl and his heirs, quit of the other heirs of Hugh and Elizabeth, to hold of the lord king and his heirs for ever.
For this: Hugh and Elizabeth have given him 1000 pounds sterling.
Note: This agreement was made by the command of the lord king.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Hugh de Courtenay, earl of Devon, Elizabeth de Courtenay
Places: Nuneham Courtenay, Crowell, Wavendon, Ibberton, East Coker, Hardington, Honiton
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 295.
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County: Devon. Dorset. Somerset.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Michael, 15 Edward III [13 October 1341].
Parties: Hugh de Courteneye, earl of Devon, and Margaret, his wife, querents, and William de Chebeseye, chaplain, and John Horncastel, chaplain, deforciants.
Property: The manors of Cadelegh', Niwenham Courteneye, Witewill' and Huntebeare and 10 pounds of rent in Milton' Daumarle and the advowsons of the churches of Wodelegh', Stok' Daumarle, Milton' Daumarle and St Leonard in the suburb of Exon' in the county of Devon and the manor of Hull' in the county of Dorset and a moiety of the manor of Crukerne in the county of Somerset.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: The earl has acknowledged the manors, rent, moiety and advowsons to be the right of William and John, of which William and John have the manors of Cadelegh', Niwenham Courteneye, [Wit]ewill' and Huntebeare, the rent, the moiety and the advowsons of his gift.
For this: William and John have granted to the earl and Margaret the same manors, rent, moiety and advowsons and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold, to wit, the same manors, the rent and the moiety to the earl and Margaret and the heirs of the earl and the advowsons to the earl and Margaret and the heirs of their bodies, of the lord king and his heirs for ever. And besides William and John granted for themselves and their heirs that the manor of Hull' - which Clarice, who was the wife of Robert de Hull', knight, held for life of the inheritance of William and John on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Clarice ought to revert to William and John and their heirs - after the decease of Clarice shall remain to the earl and Margaret and the heirs of their bodies, to hold together with the aforesaid manors, rent, moiety and advowsons of the lord king and his heirs for ever. In default of such heirs, the manor of Hull' and the advowsons shall remain to the right heirs of the earl, to hold of the lord king and his heirs for ever.
Note: This agreement was made by the command of the lord king.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Hugh de Courtenay, earl of Devon, Margaret de Courtenay, William de Chebsey, John Horncastle, Robert de Hull, Clarice de Hull
Places: Cadleigh (in Ermington), Newnham (in Plympton St Mary), Whitwell (in Colyton and Shute), Houndbeare (in Aylesbeare), Milton Damerel, Woodleigh, Stoke Damerel, St Leonard, Exeter, Hill (in Iwerne Minster), Crewkerne
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 296.
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County: Middlesex. Essex.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from St Michael, 15 Edward III [27 October 1341].
Parties: Richard Cardoill' and Margery, his wife, querents, by John fitz Simound', put in the place of Margery, and Thomas de Brayton', clerk, deforciant.
Property: The manor of Estsmethefeld' in the county of Middlesex and the manors of Mashebury and Braundon' in the county of Essex.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Richard has acknowledged the manors to be the right of Thomas, as those which Thomas has of his gift.
For this: Thomas has granted to Richard and Margery the manors and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Richard and Margery and the heirs of their bodies, of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to William, son of the same Margery, and the heirs of his body, (2) to William, son of William Carbonel, and the heirs of his body, (3) to Robert, son of John Haward', and the heirs of his body, (4) to Alice, daughter of Robert del Boys, and the heirs of her body, (5) to Thomas, son of William le Latimer, and the heirs of his body and (6) to the right heirs of Margery.
Note: [Endorsed: William Boteuyleyn and Thomas Boteuyleyn put in their claim.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard Carlisle, Margery Carlisle, John FitzSimon, Thomas de Brayton, William, William Carbonell, John Haward, Robert Haward, Robert del Boys, Alice del Boys, William le Latimer, Thomas le Latimer, William Buttevelyn, Thomas Buttevelyn
Places: East Smithfield (in St Botolph without Aldgate, London), Mashbury, Brundon (in Ballingdon)
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 297.
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County: Cambridgeshire. Suffolk.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St Martin, 15 Edward III [12 November 1341].
Parties: John de Pu[ltene]ye, knight, querent, and John Burdoun and Isabel, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Cheuele in the county of Cambridge and the manor of Wytheresfeld' in the county of Suffolk.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Burdoun and Isabel have acknowledged the manors to be the right of John de Pulteneye, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Isabel to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John de Pulteneye has given them 100 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John de Poultney, John Burdon, Isabel Burdon
Places: Cheveley, Withersfield
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 298.
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County: Norfolk. Suffolk.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Michael, 14 Edward III [13 October 1340]. And afterwards two weeks from St Hilary, 15 Edward III [27 January 1341].
Parties: Thomas de Totyngton', querent, and Ralph de Bagethorp' and Isabel, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 20 acres of land, 1 acre of meadow, 1 acre of wood, 3 shillings of rent, a third part of 1 messuage and a sixth part of 2 messuages in Mendham, Stirston' and Lynstede in the county of Norfolk and 3 acres of land in Lynstede in the county of Suffolk.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Ralph and Isabel have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Thomas, and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to Thomas and his heirs, of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty by Ralph and Isabel for themselves and the heirs of Isabel.
For this: Thomas has given them 20 marks of silver.
Note: [Endorsed: Ranulph de Hales and Dametta, his wife, put in their claim.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas de Tuttington, Ralph de Bagthorpe, Isabel de Bagthorpe, Ranulph de Hales, Dametta de Hales
Places: Mendham, Sturston, Linstead
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 299.
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County: Norfolk. Suffolk.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Michael, 14 Edward III [13 October 1340]. And afterwards two weeks from St Hilary, 15 Edward III [27 January 1341].
Parties: Thomas de Totyngton', querent, and John de Carleton' of Sloleye and Clemence, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 25 acres of land, 1 acre of meadow, 1 acre of wood, 6 pence of rent and a sixth part of 2 messuages in Stirston' and Mendham in the county of Norfolk and 4 acres of land and 2 shillings of rent in Medefeld', Mendham and Lynstede in the county of Suffolk.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John and Clemence have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Thomas, and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to Thomas and his heirs, of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty by John and Clemence for themselves and the heirs of Clemence.
For this: Thomas has given them 20 pounds sterling.
Note: [Endorsed: Ranulph de Hales and Dametta, his wife, put in their claim.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas de Tuttington, John de Carlton, Clemence de Carlton, Ranulph de Hales, Dametta de Hales
Places: Sloley (in Norfolk), Sturston, Mendham, Metfield, Linstead
 
CP 25/1/287/40, number 300.
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County: Cambridgeshire. Oxfordshire. Berkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from the Purification of the Blessed Mary, 16 Edward III [9 February 1342].
Parties: Edmund de Bereford', querent, and Philip de Englefeld', knight, deforciant.
Property: The manor of Clopton' and the advowson of the church of the same vill in the county of Cambridge and the manor of Newenham and 14 messuages, 2 tofts, 2 mills, 2 carucates and [...] virgates of land, 32 acres of meadow, 12 acres of pasture, 20 acres of wood and 28 pounds of rent in Croumersh' Giffard', Chalgraue, Berewik', [Oke?], Gang[ulue?]sden', [B...n?, ...]syngton', Ewelme, Warburgh', Shilyngford', Brightwell', Cadewell', Brutewell' Soleh[a]m, Goldore, Stanydelue, Parua Haselegh', Cheselhampton', Cokele, Heydon', [Shep?]hurst', Bix[e]brond', Bixegibbewyne and [Po]stelcombe and a moiety of the manor of Chalgraue in the county of Oxford and 20 messuages, 3 tofts, 2 carucates and 12 virgates of land, 24 acres of meadow, 8 acres of pasture, 24 shillings of rent, a ferry across the water of Thamisie and a fishery in the same water in Clopcote and Westwittenham in the county [of Berkshire.]
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Edmund has acknowledged the manors, tenements, ferry, fishery, moiety and advowson to be the right of Philip, [as those] which Philip has of his gift.
For this: Philip has granted to Edmund the manors, tenements, ferry, fishery, moiety and advowson and has rendered them to him in the court, to hold to Edmund and the heirs of his body, of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, the manors, tenements, ferry, fishery, moiety and advowson shall remain to Margaret, countess of Hereford, to hold of the chief lords for the life of the countess. And after the decease of the countess the manor of Clopton' and the advowson shall remain to Baldwin, [son] of the aforesaid Edmund, and the heirs of his body, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to John, brother of the same Baldwin, and [the heirs] of his body and (2) to the right heirs of Edmund. And the manor of Newenham, the tenements, the ferry, the fishery and the moiety shall remain to the aforesaid John and the heirs of [his] body, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to the aforesaid Baldwin and the heirs of his body and (2) to the right heirs of Edmund.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Edmund de Bereford, Philip de Englefield, Margaret, countess of Hereford, Baldwin de Bereford, John de Bereford
Places: Clopton (in Croydon cum Clopton), Newnham Murren, Crowmarsh Gifford, Chalgrove, Berrick Salome, Noke, Gangsdown (in Nuffield), B[...]n, [...]syngton, Ewelme, Warborough, Shillingford (in Warborough), Brightwell Baldwin, Cadwell (in Brightwell Baldwin), Britwell Salome, Golder, Standhill (both in Pyrton), Little Haseley (in Great Haseley), Chislehampton (in Stadhampton), Cookley (in Swyncombe), Hayden (in Nuffield), Chippinghurst (in Denton), Bix Brand, Bix Gibwen (in Bix Brand), Postcombe (in Lewknor), River Thames, Clapcot (in Wallingford), Long Wittenham


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