Feet of Fines: CP 25/1/290/59


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CP 25/1/290/59, number 1.
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County: Essex. Kent.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St Martin, 1 Henry [IV] [12 November 1399]. And afterwards one week from St Hilary in the same year [20 January 1400].
Parties: Thomas Erpyngham, knight, James Byllyngford', William Wolseley, William Burgh' and William Trendele, chaplain, querents, and John Curson', knight, and Beatrice, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Wokenden' Ep'i in the county of Essex and the manor of Ulcombe in the county of Kent.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John and Beatrice have acknowledged the manors to be the right of William Trendele, and have rendered them to the same William, Thomas, James, William Wolseley and William Burgh' in the court, to hold to Thomas, James, William, William and William and the heirs of William Trendele, of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty by John and Beatrice for themselves and the heirs of Beatrice.
For this: Thomas, James, William, William and William have given them 200 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas Erpingham, James Billingford, William Wolseley, William Burgh, William Trendell, John Curzon, Beatrice Curzon
Places: Cranham, Ulcombe
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 2.
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County: [Berkshire.]
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St John the Baptist, 23 Richard [II] [25 June 1399]. And afterwards one week from St Hilary, 1 Henry [IV] [20 January 1400].
Parties: William Benefeld' and Maud, his wife, querents, and Andrew Chapman and Agnes, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage and 2 acres of land in Breby and Assheton' Upton'*.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Andrew and Agnes have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of William, as those which William and Maud have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Agnes to William and Maud and the heirs of William for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: William and Maud have given them 10 marks of silver.
Note: [Right-hand copy. The left-hand copy is number 3.]
Note: [* Upthorp' in number 3.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Benefield, Maud Benefield, Andrew Chapman, Agnes Chapman
Places: 'Breby', Aston Upthorpe (in Blewbury)
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 3.
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County: [Berkshire.]
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St John the Baptist, 23 Richard [II] [25 June 1399]. And afterwards one week from St Hilary, 1 Henry [IV] [20 January 1400].
Parties: William Benefeld' and Maud, his wife, querents, and Andrew Chapman and Agnes, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage and 2 acres of land in Breby and Assheton' Upthorp'*.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Andrew and Agnes have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of William, as those which William and Maud have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Agnes to William and Maud and the heirs of William for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: William and Maud have given them 10 marks of silver.
Note: [Left-hand copy. The right-hand copy is number 2.]
Note: [* Upton' in number 2.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Benefield, Maud Benefield, Andrew Chapman, Agnes Chapman
Places: 'Breby', Aston Upthorpe (in Blewbury)
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 4.
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County: Dorset. Somerset. Oxfordshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St Martin, 1 Henry [IV] [12 November 1399]. And afterwards one week from St Hilary in the same year [20 January 1400].
Parties: William Auger, chaplain, querent, and Humphrey de Stafford', knight, the younger and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants.
Property: A moiety of the manors of Houke, Stapelford', Ouerkentecomb', Netherkentecomb', Yerd', Fromesfoughchurch', Westchikerell', Charleton', Badecomb', Wydehouk', Gorewill', Sturmynstre Marchall', Magna Crouford', Middelstrete and Speghtesbury and a moiety of 4 messuages, of 5 carucates and 40 acres of land, of 36 acres of meadow, of 6 acres of wood and of 5 marks of rent in Northporton', Southporton', Maydennyweton', Loscomb', Wynterborn' Clencheston' and Wynterborn' Martyn and a moiety [of the advowsons] of the churches of the manors of Houke, Westchikerell' and Badecomb' in the county of Dorset and a moiety of the manor of Kyngesdon' and a moiety of 1 messuage, of 1 carucate of land, of 5 acres of meadow and of 2 marks of rent in Haibrok' and Sampford' in the county of Somerset and a moiety of the manor of Crowell' and a moiety [of the advowson] of the church of the same manor in the county of Oxford.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Humphrey and Elizabeth have acknowledged the moieties of the manors and of the tenements and the moieties of the advowsons to be the right of William.
For this: William has granted for himself and his heirs that the moieties of the manors and of the tenements and the moieties of the advowsons - which Humphrey de Stafford' the elder and Elizabeth, his wife, held for the life of Elizabeth of the inheritance of William on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Elizabeth, the wife of Humphrey de Stafford' the elder, ought to revert to William and his heirs - after the decease of Elizabeth shall remain to Humphrey de Stafford' the younger and Elizabeth, his wife, 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 Elizabeth, the wife of Humphrey de Stafford' the younger.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Auger, Humphrey de Stafford, Elizabeth de Stafford
Places: Hooke, Stalbridge, Higher Kingcombe, Lower Kingcombe (both in Toller Porcorum), Yard Dairy (in Rampisham), Frome Vauchurch, Chickerell, Charlton Marshall, Batcombe, Withyhook (in Leigh), Gorwell (in Litton Cheney), Sturminster Marshall, Great Crawford, Middlestreet (both in Spetisbury), Spetisbury, North Poorton, South Poorton (in Powerstock), Maiden Newton, Loscombe (in Powerstock), Winterbourne Clenston, Winterbourne St Martin, Kingsdon, Holbrook (in Burlescombe), Sampford Arundel, Crowell
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 5.
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County: Middlesex. Buckinghamshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Hilary, 1 Henry [IV] [20 January 1400].
Parties: Thomas Arthyngton', querent, and John Kirkam of London' and Amice, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 3 messuages, 3 carucates of land and 10 marks of rent in Rysshelep', Stanwell', Harewe, Wexebrigge, Hykenham, Hylendon', Hermodesworth', Alpurton' and Southcote in the county of Middlesex and 64 shillings of rent in Horton' in the county of Buckingham.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John and Amice have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Thomas, as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Amice to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Thomas has given them 200 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas Arthington, John Kirkham, Amice Kirkham
Places: London, Ruislip, Stanwell, Harrow on the Hill, Uxbridge, Ickenham, Hillingdon, Harmondsworth, Alperton (in Harrow on the Hill), Southcote (in Ruislip), Horton
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 6.
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County: Warwickshire. Leicestershire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after the Purification of the Blessed Mary, 1 Henry [IV] [3 February 1400].
Parties: John Yepeswych' and Thomas Kays, querents, and Robert Litton' and Maud, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Bilton' and the advowson of the church of the same manor in the county of Warwick and the manor of Ailmesthorp' and the advowson of the church of the same manor in the county of Leicester.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Robert and Maud have acknowledged the manors and advowsons to be the right of Thomas.
For this: John and Thomas have granted to Robert and Maud the manors and advowsons and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Robert and Maud and the heirs of Maud, of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Ipswich, Thomas Keys, Robert Litton, Maud Litton
Places: Bilton, Elmersthorpe
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 7.
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County: Lincolnshire. Norfolk.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, 1 Henry [IV] [2 May 1400].
Parties: Thomas de Bardolf' of Wormyngay, knight, Richard Gray of Codnore, knight, Robert de Scales of Noysilles, knight, John Copuldyk', knight, Thomas Dymmok', knight, William de Waltham, clerk, Simon de Burton', clerk, Simon Barette, Richard Gegge, Thomas de Enderby and Hugh de Goudeby, querents, and Maud, who was the wife of Ralph de Cromwell', knight, deforciant.
Property: The manor of Candelsby and 1 messuage called le Grenegarth' and 44 acres of land, 10 pounds and 17 shillings and 7 pence of rent and 2 parts of 1 messuage called Ledenhalle in the vill of Sc'o Bot'ho in the county of Lincoln and a third part of the manor of Wymondham and a fourth part of the manor of Bokenham Vet[er]i and 48 acres of pasture and 47 acres of wood in Bokenham in the county of Norfolk.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Maud has acknowledged the manor, tenements, third part and fourth part to be the right of Simon de Burton', as those which the same Simon, Thomas, Richard, Robert, John, Thomas, William, Simon Barette, Richard, Thomas and Hugh have of her gift, and has remised and quitclaimed them from herself and her heirs to Thomas, Richard, Robert, John, Thomas, William, Simon, Simon, Richard, Thomas and Hugh and the heirs of Simon de Burton' for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Thomas, Richard, Robert, John, Thomas, William, Simon, Simon, Richard, Thomas and Hugh have given her 500 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas de Bardolf, Richard Grey, Robert de Scales, John Coppledick, Thomas Dymock, William de Waltham, Simon de Burton, Simon Barrett, Richard Gedge, Thomas de Enderby, Hugh de Goadby, Ralph de Cromwell, Maud de Cromwell
Places: Wormegay (in Norfolk), Codnor (in Derbyshire), Newsells (in Barkway, Hertfordshire), Candlesby, Greengarth, Leadenhall, (both in Boston), Boston, Wymondham, Old Buckenham
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 8.
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County: Essex. Staffordshire. Warwickshire. Norfolk.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, 1 Henry [IV] [2 May 1400].
Parties: Thomas de Bello Campo, earl of Warwick, and Margaret, his wife, querents, and Thomas Aldebury, clerk, deforciant.
Property: The manor of Welcamstowe Touny in the county of Essex and the manor of Drayton' Basset in the county of Stafford and the manor of Lodbrokes in Toneworth' in the county of Warwick and the manor of Paneworth' in the county of Norfolk.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: The earl has acknowledged the manors to be the right of Thomas Aldebury, as those which Thomas has of his gift.
For this: Thomas Aldebury has granted to the earl and Margaret the manors and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to the earl and Margaret and the heirs of their bodies, of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the right heirs of the earl.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas de Beauchamp, earl of Warwick, Margaret de Beauchamp, Thomas Aldbury
Places: Walthamstow Tony (in Walthamstow), Drayton Bassett, Ladbrooks, (in Tanworth-in-Arden), Panworth (in Ashill)
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 9.
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County: Somerset. Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 1 Henry [IV] [16 May 1400]. And afterwards one week from St Michael, 2 Henry [IV] [6 October 1400].
Parties: Maior Parys, John Frank', Henry atte Leagh' and John Boys, querents, and John Lopenford' and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 2 messuages, 1 toft, 24 acres of land, 1 virgate of meadow, 12 pence of rent and a moiety of 4 messuages and of 1 acre of land in Dunsterre and Karampton' in the county of Somerset and 2 messuages, 2 carucates of land, 200 acres of pasture, 6 acres of wood and 2 shillings of rent in Wymb[ourneford'?] in the county of Devon.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Lopenford' and Joan have acknowledged the tenements and rents to be the right of Henry, and have rendered 2 messuages, the carucates of land, the pasture and the wood to Henry, Maior, John Frank' and John Boys in the court, and they have granted to Maior, John Frank, Henry and John Boys the rents, together with the homages and all services of William Pynson' and William Jewe and their heirs, in respect of all the tenements which they held before of John Lopenford' and Joan in the aforesaid vills, to hold to Maior, John Frank', Henry, John Boys and the heirs of Henry, of the chief lords for ever. And besides John Lopenford' and Joan granted for themselves and the heirs of Joan that 2 messuages, 1 toft, 24 acres of land, the virgate of meadow and a moiety of 3 messuages and of 1 acre of land in the vills of Dunsterre and Karampton' - which William More and Alice, his wife, held for the life of Alice - and also that a moiety of 1 messuage in the vill of Dunsterre - which John Pete held for life - [of the inheritance] of Joan on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Alice and John Pete ought to revert to John Lopenford' and Joan and the heirs of Joan - after the decease of Alice and John Pete shall remain to Maior, John Frank', Henry and John Boys and the heirs of Henry, to hold together with the aforesaid tenements and rent of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Maior, John Frank, Henry and John Boys have given them 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Maior Paris, John Frank, Henry atte Leigh, John Boys, John Lopenford, Joan Lopenford, William Pinson, William Jew, William Moore, Alice Moore, John Peet
Places: Dunster, Carhampton, 'Wymb[ourneford']'
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 10.
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County: Somerset. Gloucestershire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St John the Baptist, 1 Henry [IV] [25 June 1400].
Parties: Thomas Rigge and Katherine, his wife, querents, and John Deuereux, knight, and Joan*, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manors of Charlecombe and Norton' Malreward' [in] the county of Somerset and the manors of Hanam, Churcheley and Upton', excepting 1 toft, a moiety of 1 acre of land and 8 shillings and 7 pence of rent in the manor of Hanam, in the county of Gloucester.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John and Joan have acknowledged the manors to be the right of Katherine, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Joan to Thomas and Katherine and the heirs of Katherine for ever.
For this: Thomas and Katherine have given them 100 marks of silver.
Note: [* Written as John here.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas Rigg, Katherine Rigg, John Devereux, Joan Devereux
Places: Charlcombe, Norton Malreward, Hanham (in Bitton), Churchley (in Syston and Wick and Abson), Upton Cheyney (in Bitton)
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 11.
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County: Gloucestershire. Somerset.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St John the Baptist, 1 Henry [IV] [1 July 1400].
Parties: John Deuereux, knight, and Joan, his wife, querents, and Thomas Rigge and Katherine, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manors of Nasse, Hanam, Upton' and Hurst in Lydeney in the county of Gloucester and the manors of Charlecombe and Norton' Malre[ward'] in the county of Somerset.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John and Joan have acknowledged the manors to be the right of Katherine.
For this: Thomas and Katherine have granted for themselves and the heirs of Katherine that they will render each year to John and Joan for the life of Joan 24 marks of silver, to wit, 6 marks at the feast of St Michael, 6 marks at Christmas, 6 marks at Easter and also 6 marks at the feast of the Nativity of St John the Baptist. John and Joan shall have the right to distrain. And after the decease of Joan, Thomas and Katherine and the heirs of Katherine shall be quit of the payment for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Devereux, Joan Devereux, Thomas Rigg, Katherine Rigg
Places: Nass (in Lydney), Hanham, Upton Cheyney (both in Bitton), Hurst (in Lydney), Charlcombe, Norton Malreward
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 12.
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County: Sussex. Kent.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St John the Baptist, 1 Henry [IV] [1 July 1400]. And afterwards one week from St Michael, 2 Henry [IV] [6 October 1400].
Parties: Thomas Kempe and John Kempe, querents, and William Scot and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 40 acres of land, 12 acres of meadow, 65 acres of pasture, 14 acres of wood and 10 shillings of rent in Lambirherst in the county of Sussex and 1 messuage, 1 mill, 60 acres of land, 19 acres of pasture, 56 acres of wood and 10 shillings of rent in Lambirherst in the county of Kent.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William and Joan have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Thomas, as those which Thomas and John have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Joan to Thomas and John and the heirs of Thomas for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Thomas and John have given them 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas Kemp, John Kemp, William Scott, Joan Scott
Places: Lamberhurst
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 13.
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County: Sussex. Middlesex.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St John the Baptist, 1 Henry [IV] [8 July 1400]. And afterwards one week from St Michael, 2 Henry [IV] [6 October 1400].
Parties: John Brook' and John Alfray, querents, and Richard Weyuyle and Agatha, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 3 messuages, 120 acres of land, 26 acres of meadow, 80 acres of pasture, 80 acres of wood, 7 pounds, 13 shillings and 4 pence of rent and pasture for 500 sheep in Ouyngdon', Bercombe and Kyngeston' by Lewes and the advowson of the church of the vill of Ouyngdon' in the county of Sussex and 1 messuage, 70 acres of land and 3 acres of meadow in Stebenheth' in the county of Middlesex.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Richard and Agatha have acknowledged the tenements, pasture and advowson to be the right of John Alfray, as those which the same John and John Brook' have of their gift.
For this: John and John have granted to Richard and Agatha the tenements, pasture and advowson and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Richard and Agatha and the heirs of Agatha, of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Brooke, John Alfrey, Richard Weyville, Agatha Weyville
Places: Ovingdean, Barcombe, Kingston, Lewes, Stepney
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 14.
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County: Oxfordshire. Somerset.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from Holy Trinity, 22 Richard [II] [1 June 1399]. And afterwards one week from St Michael, 2 Henry [IV] [6 October 1400].
Parties: Walter Hungerford' and Katherine, his wife, querents, and Thomas Peuerell' and Margaret, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Stoke Basset' in the county of Oxford and 53 shillings and 4 pence of rent in Halton' in the county of Somerset.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas and Margaret have granted to Walter and Katherine the manor and rent and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Walter and Katherine and the heirs of their bodies, of Thomas and Margaret and the heirs of Margaret 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 and rent shall revert to Thomas and Margaret and the heirs of Margaret, quit of the other heirs of Walter and Katherine, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
For this: Walter and Katherine have given them 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Walter Hungerford, Katherine Hungerford, Thomas Peverell, Margaret Peverell
Places: Stoke Basset (in Crowmarsh Gifford), Holton
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 15.
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County: Essex. Kent. Buckinghamshire. Hertfordshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St John the Baptist, 1 Henry [IV] [8 July 1400]. And afterwards one week from St Michael, 2 Henry [IV] [6 October 1400].
Parties: Thomas Beaupyne, Thomas Harewell' and Edmund Westbrook', querents, and William Venour and Elizabeth, his wife, Mabel Venour and John Stapulford', deforciants.
Property: The manors of Liston' Nethurhall' and Liston' Ouerhall' and the advowson of the church of Liston' Nethurhall' in the county of Essex and the manor of Magna Dels by Rouchestre in the county of Kent and the manor of Wasseworth' [sic] called Goldyntones in the county of Buckingham and the manor of Wasseworth' called Goldyntones in the county of Hertford.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William has acknowledged the manors and advowson to be the right of Thomas Beaupyne, as those which the same Thomas, Thomas Harewell' and Edmund have of his gift.
For this: Thomas, Thomas and Edmund have granted to William and Elizabeth, Mabel and John the manors and advowson and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to William and Elizabeth, Mabel and John and the heirs of the bodies of William and Elizabeth, 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: Thomas Beaupyne, Thomas Harwell, Edmund Westbrook, William Venner, Elizabeth Venner, Mabel Venner, John Stapleford
Places: Liston Netherhall, Liston Overhall (both in Liston), Lower Delce (in Rochester), Goldingtons (in Marsworth, Buckinghamshire)
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 16.
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County: Kent. Surrey. Derbyshire. Warwickshire. Leicestershire. Somerset. Northamptonshire. Worcestershire. Wiltshire. Cambridgeshire. Buckinghamshire. Bedfordshire. Hertfordshire. Suffolk. Norfolk.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Martin, 15 Richard [II] [25 November 1391]. And afterwards one week from St Michael, 2 Henry [IV] [6 October 1400] (after the death of John de Roos and Philip).
Parties: Robert, bishop of London, John, bishop of Hereford, John de Roos of Hamelak', knight, Robert de Haryngton', knight, Gerard de Braybrok', knight, the elder, Gerard de Braybrok', knight, the younger, John Bagot', knight, Philip Okore, knight, and John Hull', querents, and Reynold de Grey of Ruthyn, knight, deforciant.
Property: The manors of Wykham, Clayndon' and Sautiers and 20 messuages, 2 carucates of land, 20 acres of meadow and 40 shillings of rent in Estpekham, Westpekham, Wattryngbury and Demechirche in the county of Kent and the manor of Westcote and 1 messuage in Suthwerk' in the county of Surrey and the manor of Repyngdon' in the county of Derby and the manors of Fulbrok', Burdyngbury, Allesley, Fylongley, Pyllardyngton' and Chelmescote in the county of Warwick and the manors of Burbache, Barewell' and Nayleston' and 4 messuages, 80 acres of land and 40 shillings of rent in Dadlyngton' and the advowsons of the churches of Wystowe, Ypestoke and Yarkeston' in the county of Leicester and the manors of Berwyk', Stoford', Ottecombe, Mylu[er]ton' and Littelm[ar]ston' in the county of Somerset and the manor of Toucestr' in the county of Northampton and the manor of Intebergh' in the county of Worcester and 6 messuages, 1 carucate of land, 10 acres of meadow and 20 shillings of rent in Littelton' Huse, Fittelton', Cotes called Coldecotes and Combe in Combe in the county of Wiltshire and 2 parts of the manor of Magna Shelford' in the county of Cambridge and the manor of Croyndon' in the county of Buckingham and the manors of Blounham and Kempston' in the county of Bedford and the manor of La Mote and 8 pounds of rent in Stansted' Abbot and Stansted' Bury in the county of Hertford and the manors of Lydegate, Badmondesfeld', Reydon' and Ottele and 3 messuages in the vill of Sc'o Ed'o and the office of steward (Senescalcia) of the liberty of Sc'i Ed'i in the county of Suffolk and the manors of Sutton', Wynneferthyng', Tybenhamrowe, Foxlee, Hokham and Bergh' in the county of Norfolk.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Reynold has acknowledged the manors, tenements, office, 2 parts and advowsons to be the right of John Hulle, and has rendered them to the same John, the bishop, the bishop, John, Robert, Gerard, Gerard, John and Philip in the court, to hold to the bishop, the bishop, John, Robert, Gerard, Gerard, John, Philip and John and the heirs of John Hulle, of the chief lords for ever.
For this: The bishop, the bishop, John, Robert, Gerard, Gerard, John, Philip and John have given him 1000 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Robert, bishop of London, John, bishop of Hereford, John de Roos, Robert de Harrington, Gerard de Braybrook, John Bagot, Philip Okeover, John Hull, Reynold de Grey
Places: Helmsley (in Yorkshire), Ruthin (in Denbighshire), Wickham, Cleyndon (in Darenth), Salterns (in Upchurch), East Peckham, West Peckham, Wateringbury, Dymchurch, Westcote (in Dorking), Southwark, Repton, Fulbrooke, Birdingbury, Allesley, Fillongley, Pillerton, Chelmscott (in Brailes), Burbage, Barwell, Nailstone, Dadlington, Wistow, Ibstock, Harston, Barwick, Stoford (in Barwick), Odcombe, Milverton, Little Marston (in West Camel), Towcester, Inkberrow, Littleton Pannell (in West Lavington), Fittleton, Coate, Calcote (both in Bishops Cannings), Coombe (in Enford), Great Shelford, Long Crendon, Blunham, Kempston, La Mote (in Cheshunt), Stanstead Abbots, Stanstead (Stanstead Abbots), Lidgate, Bansfield (in Wickhambrook), Reydon, Otley, Bury St Edmunds, Sutton, Winfarthing, Tibenham, Foxley, Hockham, Bergh or Burgh
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 17.
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County: Kent. Surrey. Berkshire. Nottinghamshire. Warwickshire. Shropshire. Staffordshire. Wiltshire. Lincolnshire. Cambridgeshire. Essex. Norfolk. Suffolk.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Martin, 15 Richard [II] [25 November 1391]. And afterwards one week from St Michael, 2 Henry [IV] [6 October 1400] (after the death of John de Roos and Philip).
Parties: Robert, bishop of London, John, bishop of Hereford, John de Roos of Hamelak, knight, Robert de Haryngton', knight, Gerard de Braybrok', knight, the elder, Gerard de Braybrok', knight, the younger, John Bagot', knight, and Philip Okore, knight, querents, and Reynold de Grey of Ruthyn, knight, deforciant.
Property: The manors of Sutton' Valence, Est Sutton' and Hertelegh' in the county of Kent and the manor of Padyngden' in the county of Surrey and the manor of Benham in the county of Berkshire and the soke called Osewaldebeksokene in the county of Nottingham and the manor of Aston' Cauntelowe in the county of Warwick and the manor of Worfeld' in the county of Shropshire and the manor of Wygyngton' in the county of Stafford and the manor of Littelton' Paynell' in the county of Wiltshire and 10 messuages, 2 carucates of land, 20 acres of meadow and 100 shillings of rent in Donyngton', Wadyngton', Golseby and Alkebarewe in the county of Lincoln and a third part of the manor of Magna Shelford' in the county of Cambridge and the manors of Thoriton', Fordham, Braksted', Redeswell', Hanyngfeld', Esthanyngfeld', Westhanyngfeld', Southanyngfeld', Hassyngbrok' and Walbury in the county of Essex and the manors of Saxthorp' and Goderiston' in the county of Norfolk and the manor of Wridelyngton' in the county of Suffolk.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Reynold has acknowledged the manors, soke, tenements and third part to be the right of the bishop, the bishop, John, Robert, Gerard, Gerard, John and Philip, and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to the bishop, the bishop, John, Robert, Gerard, Gerard, John and Philip and their heirs, of the lord king and his heirs for ever.
For this: The bishop, the bishop, John, Robert, Gerard, Gerard, John and Philip 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: Robert, bishop of London, John, bishop of Hereford, John de Roos, Robert de Harrington, Gerard de Braybrook, John Bagot, Philip Okeover, Reynold de Grey
Places: Helmsley (in Yorkshire), Ruthin (in Denbighshire), Sutton Valence, East Sutton, Hartley, Paddington (in Abinger), Beenham, Oswaldbeck, Aston Cantlow, Worfield, Wigginton (in Tamworth), Littleton Pannell (in West Lavington), Donington, Waddington, Goulceby, Alkborough, Great Shelford, Thorrington, Fordham, Broxted, Ridgewell, East Hanningfield, West Hanningfield, South Hanningfield, Hassingbrook (in Stanford-le-Hope), Walbury (in Great Hallingbury), Saxthorpe, Gooderstone, Worlington
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 18.
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County: Sussex. Kent.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Michael, 2 Henry [IV] [13 October 1400].
Parties: William Marchaunt' and Richard Huntyngdon', querents, and William Brenchesle, knight, and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manors of Codyngge and Southeye and 30 acres of land and 5 acres of wood in Bryghtlynge in the county of Sussex and 3 messuages, 1 mill, 390 acres of land, 78 acres of meadow, 132 acres of pasture, 130 acres of wood and 41 shillings and 4 pence of rent in Hadelo, Capele, Tudele, Pepyngbury, Lamberherst, Brenchesle and Goutherst in the county of Kent.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William Brenchesle and Joan have acknowledged the manors and tenements to be the right of William Marchaunt, as those which the same William and Richard have of their gift.
For this: William Marchaunt and Richard have granted to William Brenchesle and Joan the manors and tenements and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to William Brenchesle and Joan, of the chief lords for the lives of William and Joan. And after the decease of William Brenchesle and Joan the manors and tenements shall remain to Richard Brenchesle and Anne, his wife, to hold of the chief lords for the lives of Richard and Anne. And after the decease of Richard Brenchesle and Anne the manors and tenements shall remain to Thomas Chitthe [sic], Thomas Wallere, John Brook', John Maycote and Thomas Brooke, draper, and the heirs of Thomas Wallere, to hold of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Merchant, Richard Huntingdon, William Brenchley, Joan Brenchley, Richard Brenchley, Anne Brenchley, Thomas Chich, Thomas Waller, John Brooke, John Maycot, Thomas Brooke
Places: Cooden, Southeye (both in Bexhill), Brightling, Hadlow, Capel, Tudeley (in Capel), Pembury, Lamberhurst, Brenchley, Goudhurst
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 19.
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County: Oxfordshire. Essex.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St Martin, 2 Henry [IV] [12 November 1400].
Parties: Thomas Tyllyn and Thomas Leuerton', querents, and Thomas Chaucer and Maud, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Ewelme and the advowson of the church of Ewelme in the county of Oxford and 1 messuage called Termyns, 1 carucate of land, 20 acres of meadow, 20 acres of wood and 10 shillings of rent in Hatfeld' Peuerell' in the county of Essex.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas Chaucer and Maud have acknowledged the manor, tenements and advowson to be the right of Thomas Tyllyn, as those which the same Thomas and Thomas Leuerton' have of their gift.
For this: Thomas Tyllyn and Thomas Leuerton' have granted to Thomas Chaucer and Maud the manor, tenements and advowson and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Thomas Chaucer and Maud and the heirs of their bodies, of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the right heirs of Maud.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas Tillin, Thomas Leverton, Thomas Chaucer, Maud Chaucer
Places: Ewelme, Termitts (in Hatfield Peverel), Hatfield Peverel
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 20.
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County: Oxfordshire. Surrey. Cambridgeshire. Suffolk.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Martin, 2 Henry [IV] [18 November 1400].
Parties: Walter Hoke and Thomas Joop', querents, and Philip Seintcler', knight, and Margaret, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manors of Barton' Seint Joh'n and Staunton' Seint Joh'n in the county of Oxford and the manors of Lagham, Merdene, Heggecourt and Burstowe in the county of Surrey and the manor of Swafham Priour in the county of Cambridge and the manor of Wytheresfeld' in the county of Suffolk.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Philip and Margaret have acknowledged, to wit, the manors of Barton' Seint Joh'n and Staunton' Seint Joh'n to be the right of Walter and Thomas and the manors of Lagham, Merdene, Heggecourt, Burstowe, Swafham Priour and Wytheresfeld' to be the right of Walter.
For this: Walter and Thomas have granted to Philip and Margaret the manors and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Philip and Margaret and the male heirs of their bodies, to wit, the manors of Barton' Seint Joh'n and Staunton' Seint Joh'n of the lord king and his heirs and the manors of Lagham, Merdene, Heggecourt, Burstowe, Swafham Priour and Wytheresfeld' of the chief lords, for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to the male heirs of the body of Margaret and (2) to the right heirs of Margaret.
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: Walter Hook, Thomas Jope, Philip Sinclair, Margaret Sinclair
Places: Steeple Barton, Stanton St John, Lagham, Marden (both in Godstone), Hedgecourt (in Horne), Burstow, Swaffham Prior, Withersfield
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 21.
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County: Wiltshire. Hampshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, 22 Richard [II] [13 April 1399]. And afterwards one week from St Hilary, 2 Henry [IV] [20 January 1401].
Parties: Master John Morys, the warden, and the scholars of the college called Seinte Marie College of Wynchestre, near the city of Wynton', querents, and Roger [G]ayton', late the parson of the church of Wath', and John Wolde, the parson of the church of Claypole, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Diryngton' in the county of Wiltshire and a moiety of the manor of Fernham in the county of Southampton.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Roger and John Wolde have acknowledged the manor and moiety to be the right of the warden and the scholars and their college, and have rendered them to the warden and scholars in the court, excepting 10 pounds of rent and a rent of 5 pounds of pepper, 2 pounds of cumin and 3 pairs of gilt spurs in the same manor and moiety, and have granted to the warden and scholars the same rents, together with the homages and all services of Sibel, the prioress of Ambresbury, and her successors, John Ingram, John Besyn, John Mody and Edith, his wife, Thomas Besyn, Thomas Spaldyng', John Skyllyng', John Stratford', John Wysman, William Fermer, Richard Yonge, Nicholas Bray, William Mewe, Henry Squyer, Henry Jankyns, John Cubbelwyk, Thomas Romesy, Henry Fermer, Thomas Bedyng', John Jankyns and their heirs, in respect of all the tenements which they held before of Roger and John Wolde in the manor and moiety, to hold to the warden and scholars and their successors and their college, in free, pure and perpetual alms, for ever.
For this: The warden and scholars have given them 1600 marks of silver.
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 Morris, Roger Gayton, John Wold, Sibel, John Ingram, John Basin, John Moody, Edith Moody, Thomas Basin, Thomas Spalding, John Skilling, John Stratford, John Wiseman, William Farmer, Richard Young, Nicholas Bray, William Mew, Henry Squire, Henry Jenkins, John Cobblewick, Thomas Romsey, Henry Farmer, Thomas Beeding, John Jenkins
Places: St Mary's College, Winchester, Waithe, Claypole (both in Lincolnshire), Durrington, Vernham Dean, Amesbury Priory (in Wiltshire)
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 22.
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County: Kent. Essex.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Michael, 2 Henry [IV] [6 October 1400]. And afterwards one week from St Hilary in the same year [20 January 1401].
Parties: John Kyrkeby*, William Tannere, the master of the college of Cobeham, Thomas Alwyne, Thomas Coggere and John Garland', querents, and John Mockyng', deforciant.
Property: The manor of Nustede and the advowson of the church of the same manor in the county of Kent and 6 messuages, 400 acres of land, 20 acres of meadow, 400 acres of marsh, 10 marks of rent and a rent of 14 hens and 120 eggs in Mockyng, Horndon', Dunton', Chaldewell', Stanford', Fobbynge, Northbemflete, Childendych', Langedon' and Coryngham in the county of Essex.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Mockyng' has acknowledged the manor, tenements, rents and advowson to be the right of John Kyrkeby, as those which the same John, William, Thomas, Thomas and John Garland' have of his gift, and has remised and quitclaimed them from himself and his heirs to John Kyrkeby, William, Thomas, Thomas and John Garland' and the heirs of John Kyrkeby for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John Kyrkeby, William, Thomas, Thomas and John Garland' have given him 200 pounds sterling.
Note: [* Written Kykeby here, but Kyrkeby in the rest of the document.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Kirby, William Tanner, Thomas Alwin, Thomas Cogger, John Garland, John Mucking
Places: Cobham College (in Kent), Nursted, Mucking, Horndon on the Hill, Dunton, Chadwell, Stanford-le-Hope, Fobbing, North Benfleet, Childerditch, Langdon Hills, Corringham
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 23.
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County: Sussex. Kent.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St Martin, 2 Henry [IV] [12 November 1400].
Parties: William Brenchesle, knight, querent, and William Duraunt the elder, deforciant.
Property: The manor of Fernthe in the county of Sussex and 8 acres of meadow in Hadlo in the county of Kent.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William Duraunt has acknowledged the manor and meadow to be the right of William Brenchesle, as those which William has of the gift of William Duraunt, and has remised and quitclaimed them from himself and his heirs to William Brenchesle and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: William Brenchesle has given him 100 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Brenchley, William Durant
Places: Frant, Hadlow
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 24.
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County: Lincolnshire. Nottinghamshire. Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Hilary, 2 Henry [IV] [27 January 1401].
Parties: Hugh, son of John Cressy, knight, querent, and Robert Cumberworth' and John Gayteford', deforciants.
Property: The manors of Risga[t?]e, Braytoft, Claypole and Exton' in the county of Lincoln and the manor of Hodesake in the county of Nottingham and the manor of Melton' in the county of York.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Hugh has acknowledged the manors to be the right of John, as those which John and Robert have of his gift.
For this: Robert and John have granted to Hugh the manors and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to Hugh and the heirs of his body, of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, a moiety of the manors shall remain to John de Clifton', knight, and Katherine, his wife, sister of the aforesaid Hugh, and the heirs of the body of Katherine, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to John Markham and his heirs begotten on the body of Elizabeth, late his wife, sister of the aforesaid Hugh. In default of such heirs a moiety of the same moiety shall remain to William Erghom', knight, and his heirs begotten on the body of Katherine, late his wife, sister of the aforesaid John Cressy. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to Elizabeth Vauasour, sister of the aforesaid John Cressy, and the heirs of her body, (2) to Hugh Cressy of Oulecotes and the heirs of his body and (3) to the right heirs of the aforesaid Hugh, son of John. And the other moiety of the same moiety of the manors shall remain to the aforesaid Elizabeth Vauasour and the heirs of her body, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to the aforesaid William and his heirs begotten on the body of the aforesaid Katherine, late his wife, (2) to the aforesaid Hugh Cressy and the heirs of his body and (3) to the right heirs of the aforesaid Hugh, son of John. And the other moiety of the manors shall remain to the aforesaid John Markham and his heirs begotten on the body of Elizabeth, late his wife, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the aforesaid John de Clifton' and Katherine, his wife, and the heirs of the body of Katherine. In default of such heirs, a moiety of the same moiety shall remain to the aforesaid William and his heirs begotten on the body of Katherine, late his wife. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to the aforesaid Elizabeth Vauasour and the heirs of her body, (2) to the aforesaid Hugh Cressy and the heirs of his body and (3) to the right heirs of the aforesaid Hugh, son of John. And the other moiety of the aforesaid moiety of the manors shall remain to the aforesaid Elizabeth Vauasour and the heirs of her body, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to the aforesaid William and his heirs begotten on the body of the aforesaid Katherine, late his wife, (2) to the aforesaid Hugh Cressy and the heirs of his body and (3) to the right heirs of the aforesaid Hugh, son of John.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Cressy, Hugh Cressy, Robert Cumberworth, John Gateford, Katherine Cressy, John de Clifton, Elizabeth Cressy, John Markham, William Ergham, Elizabeth Vavasour
Places: Risegate (in Gosberton), Bratoft, Claypole, 'Exton'', Hodsock (in Blyth), Melton, Oldcotes (in Blyth, Nottinghamshire)
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 25.
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County: Leicestershire. Staffordshire. Derbyshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after the Purification of the Blessed Mary, 2 Henry [IV] [3 February 1401]. And afterwards two weeks from Easter in the same year [17 April 1401].
Parties: Robert, the parson of the church of Broughton', Edmund Wolfe*, dean of Asteley, William Moreton', chaplain, and Nicholas Palmer, querents, and William Weylond' and Hawise, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 12 messuages and 12 virgates of land in Sharneford' and Aston' Flamuyll' in the county of Leicester and 1 messuage and 1 carucate of land in Hyntes in the county of Stafford and 3 messuages and 3 and a half virgates of land in Hathecotewarde, Oslaston' and Coulond' in the county of Derby.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William Weylond' and Hawise have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Robert, as those which Robert, the dean, William Moreton' and Nicholas have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Hawise to Robert, the dean, William Moreton' and Nicholas and the heirs of Robert for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Robert, the dean, William Moreton' and Nicholas have given them 100 pounds sterling.
Note: [* Apparently altered from Wolse.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Robert, Edmund Wolf, William Morton, Nicholas Palmer, William Wayland, Hawise Wayland
Places: Broughton, Astley (in Warwickshire), Sharnford, Aston Flamville, Hints, Hearthcote (in Church Gresley), Osleston (in Sutton on the Hill), Culland (in Brailsford)
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 26.
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County: Kent. Sussex.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, 2 Henry [IV] [17 April 1401].
Parties: Robert Sprynget of Goutherst and John Aldolf, querents, and Richard Sandhell' and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 26 acres of land and 2 shillings, 2 pence, 1 halfpenny and 1 farthing of rent in Pepyngbery in the county of Kent and 10 acres of land in Fernthe in the county of Sussex.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Richard and Joan have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John, as those which John and Robert have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Joan to Robert and John and the heirs of John for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Robert and John have given them 20 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Robert Springett, John Aldulf, Richard Sandell, Joan Sandell
Places: Goudhurst (in Kent), Pembury, Frant
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 27.
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County: Yorkshire. Nottinghamshire. Lincolnshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, 2 Henry [IV] [17 April 1401].
Parties: Robert de Waterton', querent, and John de Ecton', knight, and Katherine, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manors of Eueryngham, Brocton' and Skynmergreue in the county of York and the manor of North' Leuerton' in the county of Nottingham and a moiety of the manor of Westburgh' in the county of Lincoln.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John and Katherine have granted to Robert the manors and moiety and have rendered whatsoever they had in them for the life of Robert to him in the court, to hold to Robert, of the chief lords for the life of Robert.
For this: Robert has given them 200 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Robert de Waterton, John de Ecton, Katherine de Ecton
Places: Everingham, Brotton, Skinningrove (in Brotton), North Leverton, Westborough
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 28.
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County: Warwickshire. Worcestershire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from the Purification of the Blessed Mary, 2 Henry [IV] [9 February 1401]. And afterwards one week from Holy Trinity in the same year [5 June 1401].
Parties: Richard Birches, chaplain, Richard Belne and John Bukmore, querents, and John Duddeley of Couentre, wiredrawer, and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 2 messuages, 2 tofts, 1 carucate of land, 4 acres of meadow, 2 acres of wood and 10 shillings of rent in Toneworth' and Solyhull' in the county of Warwick and 1 messuage, 2 tofts, 1 carucate of land, 4 acres of meadow, 2 acres of wood and 10 shillings of rent in Yerdeley in the county of Worcester.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Duddeley and Joan have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Richard Birches, as those which the same Richard, Richard Belne and John Bukmore have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Joan to Richard, Richard and John Bukmore and the heirs of Richard Birches for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Richard, Richard and John Bukmore have given them 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard Birches, Richard Belne, John Buckmore, John Dudley, Joan Dudley
Places: Coventry (in Warwickshire), Tanworth-in-Arden, Solihull, Yardley
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 29.
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County: Derbyshire. Warwickshire. Northamptonshire. Gloucestershire. Bedfordshire. Oxfordshire. Berkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from Holy Trinity, 2 Henry [IV] [5 June 1401].
Parties: Drew Barentyn, John Harwedon', William Mackeney and Richard Cudlyngton', clerk, querents, and Philip Seyntclere, knight, Ives Fitz Waryn, knight, and Maud, his wife, Baldwin Seyntgeorge, knight, John Hore and Joan, his wife, and Thomas Loundres and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Meysham in the county of Derby and the manors of Wyshawe and Shoteswell' and the advowson of the church of Wyshawe in the county of Warwick and the manors of Stene and Farnyngho and the advowson of the church of Stene in the county of Northampton and the manor of Bykemersshe in the county of Gloucester and the manor of Biscote in the county of Bedford and the manors of Bryghtwell' Huscarlus and Newenham in the county of Oxford and the manor of Wittenham in the county of Berkshire.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Philip, Ives and Maud, Baldwin, John Hore and Joan and Thomas and Joan have acknowledged the manors and advowsons to be the right of Richard, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Philip, Maud, Baldwin, Joan and Joan to Drew, John Harwedon', William and Richard and the heirs of Richard for ever.
For this: Drew, John Harwedon', William and Richard have given them 1000 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Drew Barentine, John Harrowden, William Mackney, Richard Kidlington, Philip Sinclair, Ives FitzWarin, Maud FitzWarin, Baldwin Saint George, John Hoare, Joan Hoare, Thomas Loundres, Joan Loundres
Places: Measham, Wishaw, Shotteswell, Steane, Farthinghoe, Bickmarsh (in Welford, Warwickshire), Biscot (in Luton), Brightwell Baldwin, Newnham Murren, Long Wittenham
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 30.
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County: Bedfordshire. Buckinghamshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 2 Henry [IV] [1 May 1401]. And afterwards one week from Holy Trinity in the same year [5 June 1401].
Parties: Edmund Brudenell' and Alice, his wife, querents, and John Cheyne of Isnamstede, deforciant.
Property: 1 messuage, 2 carucates of land and 6 marks of rent in Bereford' by Newenham in the county of Bedford and 1 acre of land and a moiety of the advowson of the abbey of Mussenden' in Magna Mussenden' in the county of Buckingham, which Philip la Vache, knight, and Elizabeth, his wife, hold for the life of Elizabeth.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John has acknowledged the tenements and the moiety of the advowson to be the right of Edmund, and has granted for himself and his heirs that the tenements and the moiety of the advowson - which Philip and Elizabeth held for the life of Elizabeth of the inheritance of John in the aforesaid vills on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Elizabeth ought to revert to John and his heirs - after the decease of Elizabeth shall remain to Edmund and Alice and the heirs of Edmund, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
For this: Edmund and Alice have given him 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Edmund Brudenell, Alice Brudenell, John Cheyne, Philip la Vache, Elizabeth la Vache
Places: Chenies (in Buckinghamshire), Barford, Newnham (in Goldington), Great Missenden
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 31.
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County: Lincolnshire. Nottinghamshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St John the Baptist, 2 Henry [IV] [25 June 1401].
Parties: John Belle of Sc'o Bot'ho, William Michell', John Gulle and Robert Tolleston', chaplain, querents, and Roger Shyrre of Frampton' and Ellen, his wife, deforciants.
Property: A sixth part of the manor of South' Waynflete in the county of Lincoln and 2 messuages, 40 acres of land, 12 acres of meadow, 3 shillings and 4 pence of rent and a rent of a moiety of 1 pound of cumin in Southwell', Morton', [Ro]lleston', Upton' and Auerham in the county of Nottingham.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Roger and Ellen have acknowledged the tenements, rents and sixth part to be the right of Robert, and have rendered them to Robert, John, William and John in the court, to hold to John, William, John and Robert and the heirs of Robert, of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty by Roger and Ellen for themselves and the heirs of Ellen.
For this: John, William, John and Robert have given them 100 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Bell, William Mitchell, John Gull, Robert Tolleston, Roger Shear, Ellen Shear
Places: Boston, Frampton (both in Lincolnshire), Wainfleet, Southwell, Morton, Rolleston, Upton, Averham
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 32.
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County: Oxfordshire. Bedfordshire. Berkshire. Gloucestershire. Northamptonshire. Warwickshire. Derbyshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St John the Baptist, 2 Henry [IV] [25 June 1401].
Parties: Baldwin Berford', knight, and Elizabeth, his wife, querents, and Drew Barentyn, John Harwedon', William Mackeney and Richard Cudlyngton', clerk, deforciants.
Property: The manors of Bryghtwell' Huscarlus and Newenham in the county of Oxford and the manor of Byscote in the county of Bedford and the manor of Wyttenham in the county of Berkshire and the manor of Bykemyrssh' in the county of Gloucester and the manors of Ste[ne] and Farnyngho and the advowson of the church of Stene in the county of Northampton and the manors of Wysshawe and Shoteswell' and the advowson of the church of Wysshawe in the county of Warwick and the manor of Meysham in the county of Derby.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Drew, John, William and Richard have granted to Baldwin and Elizabeth the manors of Bryghtwell' Huscarlus, Newenham, Byscote, Wyttenham, Stene, Farnyngho, Wysshawe, Shoteswell' and Meysham and the advowsons and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Baldwin and Elizabeth and the heirs of the body of Baldwin, of the chief lords for ever. And besides Drew, John, William and Richard granted for themselves and the heirs of Richard that the manor of Bykemerssh' - which William Grynell' of Caumpden' held for life of the inheritance of Richard on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of William Grynell' ought to revert to Drew, John, William Mackeney and Richard and the heirs of Richard - after the decease of William Grynell' shall remain to Baldwin and Elizabeth and the aforesaid heirs of Baldwin, to hold together with the aforesaid manors and advowsons of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, a moiety of the manors of Bryghtwell' Huscarlus, Newenham and Byscote shall remain to Ives fitz Waryn, knight, and Maud, his wife, and the heirs of Maud, to hold of the chief lords for ever. And the other moiety of the same manors shall remain to Baldwin Seyntgeorge, knight, and his heirs, to hold of the chief lords for ever. And the manors of Stene, Farnyngho, Shoteswell' and Bykemerssh' and the advowson of the church of Stene shall remain to Philip Seintclere, knight, and his heirs, to hold of the chief lords for ever. And the manors of Wysshawe and Wittenham and the advowson of Wysshawe shall remain to John Hore and Joan, his wife, and the heirs of John, to hold of the chief lords for ever. And the manor of Meysham shall remain to Thomas Loundrez and Joan, his wife, and the heirs of the body of Joan, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to the heirs of the body of Thomas and (2) to the right heirs of Joan, the wife of Thomas.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Baldwin Bereford, Elizabeth Bereford, Drew Barentine, John Harrowden, William Mackney, Richard Kidlington, William Grinnell, Ives FitzWarin, Maud FitzWarin, Baldwin Saint George, Philip Sinclair, John Hoare, Joan Hoare, Thomas Loundres, Joan Loundres
Places: Brightwell Baldwin, Newnham Murren, Biscot (in Luton), Long Wittenham, Bickmarsh (in Welford, Warwickshire), Steane, Farthinghoe, Wishaw, Shotteswell, Measham, Chipping Campden (in Gloucestershire)
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 33.
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County: Hampshire. Wiltshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St John the Baptist, 2 Henry [IV] [1 July 1401]. And afterwards one week from St Michael, 3 Henry [IV] [6 October 1401].
Parties: John Chaundeler, clerk, John Aynell', clerk, and Nicholas Partute, clerk, querents, and Thomas Chapeleyn and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Crydelestrowe and 1 messuage in Lymyngton' in the county of Southampton and the manor of Chysyngbury and 1 carucate of land in Litelcote in the county of Wiltshire.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas and Joan have acknowledged the manors and tenements to be the right of Nicholas, as those which Nicholas, John and John have of their gift.
For this: Nicholas, John and John have granted to Thomas and Joan the manors and tenements and have rendered them to them in the court, excepting 10 shillings of rent in the same manors, and have granted to Thomas and Joan the same rent, together with the homages and all services of the prior of Okebourne and his successors, John Roches, son and heir of John Roches, knight, Ives Fitz Waryn, John Bacon', Richard Litelcote, William Stourton', Nicholas Coudray, John Tannere, Nicholas Asshford', Walter Olde and John Giffard' and their heirs, in respect of all the tenements which they held before of John Chaundeler, John Aynell' and Nicholas Partute in the aforesaid manors, to hold to Thomas and Joan and the heirs of the body of Joan, of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the right heirs of Joan.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Chandler, John Aynell, Nicholas Partout, Thomas Chaplin, Joan Chaplin, John Roches, Ives FitzWarin, John Bacon, Richard Littlecott, William Stourton, Nicholas Cowdray, John Tanner, Nicholas Ashford, Walter Old, John Giffard
Places: Criddlestyle (in Fordingbridge), Lymington, Chisenbury, Littlecott (in Enford), Ogbourne Priory (in Wiltshire)
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 34.
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County: Yorkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, 18 Richard [II] [25 April 1395]. And afterwards one week from St Michael, 3 Henry [IV] [6 October 1401].
Parties: [William Kelk] of Bernetby and Robert Tyrwhyt', querents, and John Ingelby and Ellen, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 1 mill, 10 bovates of land, 12 acres of meadow and 18 shillings of rent in Melton' and Northferiby.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John and Ellen have acknowledged the tenements and rent to be the right of Robert, of which Robert and William have the tenements of their gift, and they have granted to William [and Robert] the rent, together with the homages and all services of the prior of Feriby and his successors, Maud Wykes, Thomas de Welton', William Wesci, Robert Crosse of Hull', John Pothowe, William Melton', Thomas de Melton', William Ricardson', William Balcok, William Gardyner, Robert Haldenby, Walter Ake, William Balkholme and William Feriby and their heirs, in respect of all the tenements which they held before of John Ingelby and Ellen in the aforesaid vills, to hold to William Kelk and Robert Tyrwhit and the heirs of Robert, of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty by John and Ellen and the heirs of Ellen.
For this: William and Robert have given them 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Kelk, Robert Tyrwhitt, John Ingleby, Ellen Ingleby, Maud Wykes, Thomas de Welton, William Vescy, Robert Cross, John Potto, William Melton, Thomas de Melton, William Richardson, William Balcock, William Gardiner, Robert Haldenby, Walter Ake, William Balkholme, William Ferriby
Places: Bernetby, Melton (in Welton), North Ferriby, Kingston upon Hull
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 35.
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County: Somerset. Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 2 Henry [IV] [1 May 1401]. And afterwards two weeks from St Michael, 3 Henry [IV] [13 October 1401].
Parties: Richard Dill', chaplain, Roger Abyn, chaplain, and [Walter Tolomere], chaplain, querents, and Walter Tylly and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: A moiety of the manor of [Corypole?] and a moiety of 31 messuages, of 3 tofts, of 1 dove-cot, of 450 acres of land, of [90?] acres of meadow, of 88 acres of pasture, of 4 acres of wood, of 31 acres of moor, of 11 shillings, 11 pence, 1 halfpenny, 1 farthing and a moiety of a moiety of 1 farthing of rent, and a moiety of a rent of 3 roses, and a moiety of a moiety of 1 pound of cumin, in [Canyngton'], [Hunspill'], [Cherdelynch'], Northpederton', Hardyngton', Smalcombe, Boncombe, Samford' Brytte, [Welyton', Weycombe, ..., Chelton', Oterhampton', Stokelond' and Stokecursy], and a moiety of the advowson of the church of Cherdelynch' in the county of Somerset and a moiety of a third part of the manor of Hegheheaunton' and a moiety of 4 messuages, of 58 acres of land, of 2 acres of wood and of 22 acres [of marsh] and a moiety of 1 penny of rent in Bokelond' Dynham and Plymmouth' and a moiety of a third part of the advowson of the church of Hegheheaunton' in the county of Devon.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Walter Tylly and Joan have acknowledged the the moieties of the manor, of the tenements, of the rents and of the third part of the manor, and the moieties of the advowson and of the third part of the advowson, to be the right of Walter Tolomere, and have granted for themselves and the heirs of Joan that a moiety of the manor, of 4 messuages, of 1 dove-cot, of 130 acres of land, of 17 [acres and] 1 rood of meadow, of 52 acres of pasture, of 4 acres of wood, of 5 acres of moor, of 11 shillings, 11 pence, 1 halfpenny, 1 farthing and a moiety of a moiety of 1 farthing of rent, and a moiety of a rent of 3 roses and a moiety [of a moiety] of 1 pound of cumin in the vills of Canyngton', Hunspill', Stokelond', Oterhampton' and Northpederton' and the moiety of the advowson of the church of Cherdelynch' - which Richard Boyton' and Margery, his wife, held for the life of Margery - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 30 acres of land, of 2 acres of meadow and of 4 acres of moor in the vill of Cherdelynch' - which Henry Mares and Joan, his wife, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage and of 15 acres of land in the vill of Canyngton' - which Nicholas Borbache, Cristopolitanus, held for life - and that a moiety of 29 acres of land, of 1 and a half acres of meadow and of 7 acres of moor in the same vill - which John Pileman and Christian, his wife, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage and of 12 acres of land in the same vill - which John Danyell' held for life - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 3 acres of land and of 1 acre of meadow in the same vill - which John Asshwater and Joan, his wife, and John, son of the same John and Joan, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 6 acres of land in the same vill - which John Marchall' held for life - and that a moiety of 8 acres of land in the same vill - which John Asshwater and Joan, his wife, and Richard Howe held for their lives - and that a moiety of 5 acres of land and of 3 acres of meadow in the same vill - which Edward Touker held for life - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 3 acres of land and of 2 acres of meadow in the same vill - which John Bowe and Joan, his daughter, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 acre of meadow in the same vill - which the same John Bowe and Walter, his son, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 2 messuages, of 1 toft and of 2 acres of meadow in the same vill - which Julian Lyff' and John, her son, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 2 acres of land and of 1 acre of pasture in the same vill - which Richard Bonde held for life - and that a moiety of 1 messuage in the same vill - which John Bruton' and Lucy, his wife, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage and of 1 toft in the same vill - which John Sydenham the elder held for life - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 18 acres of land and of a moiety of 1 acre of meadow in the same vill - which Thomas Andrewe and Alice, his wife, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 6 acres of pasture in the same vill - which Hugh Gournay and Beatrice, his wife, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 1 toft, of 1 acre of land and of 1 acre of meadow in the same vill - which Roger Trapp' and Joan, his wife, and Robert, son of the same Joan, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 30 acres of land in the same vill - which Joan Pyllok' and Richard, her son, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 4 acres of land and of a moiety of 1 acre of meadow in the same vill - which John Smyth' and Margaret, his wife, held for the life of Margaret - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 5 acres of land and of 1 acre and 1 rood of meadow in the same vill - which Margaret Dey held for life - and that a moiety of 6 acres of pasture in the same vill - which John Somer held for life - and that a moiety of 1 acre of meadow in the same vill - which Robert Tryllok held for life - and that a moiety of 1 acre of meadow in the same vill - which John Bolley and Agnes, his wife, held for the life of Agnes - and that a moiety of 4 acres of land in the same vill - which Thomas Panter held for life - and that a moiety of 5 acres of land in the vill of Hunspill' - which Margaret Riche held for life - and that a moiety of 2 messuages in the vill of Stokelond' - which Walter Joce held for life - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 2 acres of land and of 1 acre of meadow in the same vill - which Henry Power and Joan, his wife, and William, son of the same Henry and Joan, and Isabel, sister of the same William, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 12 acres of land in the vill of Oterhampton' - which Simon White held for life - and that a moiety of 6 acres of meadow and of 5 acres of moor in the vill of Smalcombe - which Richard Grey and Christian, his wife, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 18 acres of land and of 3 acres of meadow in the vill of Chelton' - which John Kechewyn and Ellen, his wife, and John, son of the same John and Ellen, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 3 acres of land and of 3 acres of pasture in the vill of Smalcombe - which Richard [Hoper] held for life - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 6 acres of land and of 1 acre of meadow in the vill of Chelton' - which William Hoggys and Margery, his wife, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 16 acres of land and of 2 acres of meadow in the vill of Boncombe - which William Cachebare held for life - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 5 acres of land and of 12 acres of meadow in the vill of Northpederton' - which John Magote and Joan, his wife, and John, son of the same John and Joan, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 4 [acres] of land and of 1 acre of meadow in the same vill - which Henry Schotell' held for life - and that a moiety of 1 messuage and of 4 acres of land in the same vill - which John Bythesee and Joan, his wife, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 4 acres of meadow in the same vill - which John Iue and Agnes, his wife, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 2 acres of meadow in the same vill - which John Felpys and Elizabeth, his wife, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 3 acres of meadow in the same vill - which John Bolpanne held for life - and that a moiety of 5 acres of meadow in the same vill - which Thomas Semer (or Thomas Somer) held for life - and that a moiety of 5 acres of meadow in the same vill - which Nicholas Tunyng' held for life - and that a moiety of 5 acres of meadow in the same vill - which John Pechy held for life - and that a moiety of 5 acres of meadow in the same vill - which John Boncorps held for life - and that a moiety of 2 messuages, of 60 acres of land and of 17 acres of pasture and of 2 acres of moor in the vills of Welyton', Weycombe and Samford' Brytte - which John Boydon' held for life - and that a moiety of 2 messuages, of 10 acres of land, of 1 acre of meadow and of 8 acres of moor in the vill of Hardyngton' - which John Lyff' and Margery Schyrborne held for their lives - and that a moiety of a third part of the manor of Hegheheaunton' and a moiety of a third part of the advowson of the church of Hegheheaunton' - which Margaret Cary held for life - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 10 acres of land, of 10 acres of marsh and of 1 acre of wood in the vill of Bokelond' Dynham - which John [Ulf] and Christian, his wife, and Margery Schyrborne held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage [and] of 14 acres of land in the same vill - which Thomas Skompe and Thomasia, his wife, and Margery Schyrborne held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 14 acres of land and of 6 acres of marsh in the same vill - which Walter Hortopp' and Agnes, his wife, Richard, son of the same Walter and Agnes, and [Margery] Schyrborne held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 20 acres of land and of 6 [acres of marsh] in the same vill - which Robert Styllyng' and Margery Schyrborne held for their lives - and also that a moiety of 1 penny of rent in the vill of Plymmouth' - which Joan, who was the wife of William Cole, and [William Cofyn and] Alice, his wife, held for their lives - of the inheritance of Joan, the wife of Walter Tylly, on the day the agreement was made, and which same moieties after the decease of Henry and Joan, his wife, the Cristopolitanus, John and Christian, John, John and Joan, his wife, and John, John, John and Joan, his wife, Richard Howe, Edward, John and Joan, his daughter, John and Walter, his son, Julian and John, Richard Bonde, John and Lucy, John, [Thomas] and Alice, Hugh and Beatrice, Roger Trapp' and Joan, his wife, and Robert, Joan Pyllok' and Richard, her son, Margaret, Margaret, John, Robert, Agnes, Thomas, Margaret, Walter Joce, Henry and Joan, his wife, and William and Isabel, Simon, Richard Grey and Christian, John and Ellen and John, Richard Hoper, William and Margery, William, John and Joan, his wife, and John, Henry, John and Joan, his wife, John and Agnes, John and Elizabeth, John, Thomas, Nicholas, John, John, John, John and Margery, Margaret, John and Christian and Margery, Thomas and Thomasia and Margery, Walter Hortopp' and Agnes and Richard, son of the same Walter and Agnes, and Margery, Robert and Margery and Joan, who was the wife of William Cole, and William and Alice ought to remain to Richard Boyton' and Margery, his wife, if Margery survived [the same persons, omitting William and Alice at the end], to hold for the life of Margery, and which same moieties after the decease of Margery, the wife of Richard Boyton', [and the same persons] and also the moiety of the manor, of 4 messuages, of 1 dove-cot, of 130 acres of land, of 17 acres and 1 rood of meadow, of 52 acres of pasture, of 4 acres of wood, of 5 acres of moor, of 11 shillings, 11 pence, 1 halfpenny, 1 farthing and a moiety of a moiety of 1 farthing of rent, and a moiety of a rent of 3 roses and a moiety of a moiety of 1 pound of cumin and the moiety of the advowson and of the third part of the advowson* after [the decease] of Margery, the wife of Richard Boyton', ought to revert to Walter Tylly and Joan, his wife, and the heirs of Joan - after the decease of Margery, the wife of Richard Boyton', [and the same persons] shall remain to Richard Dill', Roger Abyn' and Walter Tolomere and the heirs of Walter, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
For this: Richard Dill', Roger Abyn' and Walter Tolomere have given them 200 marks of silver.
Note: [CP 25/1/290/64, number 59, concerns some of the same property and tenants.]
Note: [* Apparently the third part of the advowson is included here in error.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard Dill, Roger Abin, Walter Tolomere, Walter Tilley, Joan Tilley, Richard Boyton, Margery Boyton, Henry Mares, Joan Mares, Nicholas Burbage, John Pillman, Christian Pillman, John Daniel, John Ashwater, Joan Ashwater, John Marshall, Richard Howe, Edward Tucker, John Bow, Joan Bow, Walter Bow, Julian Life, John Life, Richard Bond, John Bruton, Lucy Bruton, John Sydenham, Thomas Andrew, Alice Andrew, Hugh Gurney, Beatrice Gurney, Roger Trapp, Joan Trapp, Robert, Joan Pillock, Richard Pillock, John Smith, Margaret Smith, Margaret Day, John Somer, Robert Trillek, John Bowley, Agnes Bowley, Thomas Panter, Margaret Rich, Walter Joce, Henry Power, Joan Power, William Power, Isabel Power, Simon White, Richard Grey, Christian Grey, John Kitchwin, Ellen Kitchwin, Richard Hooper, William Hodges, Margery Hodges, William Cachebare, John Magot, Joan Magot, Henry Shuttle, John Bythesea, Joan Bythesea, John Ive, Agnes Ive, John Phelps, Elizabeth Phelps, John Bolpanne, Thomas Seymour (or Thomas Somer), Nicholas Tuning, John Peachy, John Boncorps, John Boydon, Margery Sherborne, Margaret Cary, John Ulf, Christian Ulf, Thomas Scamp, Thomasia Scamp, Walter Hartopp, Agnes Hartopp, Richard Hartopp, Robert Stilling, William Cole, Joan Cole, William Coffin, Alice Coffin
Places: Currypool (in Charlinch), Cannington, Huntspill, Charlinch, North Petherton, Hardington, Smallcombe (in Camerton), Buncombe (in Broomfield), Sampford Brett, Williton (in St Decuman), Weacombe (in West Quantoxhead), Chilton Trinity, Otterhampton, Stockland Bristol, Stogursey, Highampton, Buckland Dinham (in Georgeham), Plymouth
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 36.
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County: Somerset. Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 2 Henry [IV] [1 May 1401]. And afterwards two weeks from St Michael, 3 Henry [IV] [13 October 1401].
Parties: [Richard Dill'], chaplain, Roger Abyn, chaplain, and Walter Tolomere, chaplain, querents, and Baldwin Malet' and Avice, his wife, deforciants.
Property: A moiety of the manor of Corypole and a moiety [of 31] messuages, of 3 tofts, of 1 dove-cot, of 450 acres of land, of 90 acres of meadow, of 88 acres of pasture, [of 4 acres] of wood, of 31 acres of moor, of 11 shillings, 11 pence, 1 halfpenny, 1 farthing and a moiety of a moiety of 1 farthing of rent, and a moiety of a rent of 3 roses, and a moiety of a moiety of 1 pound of cumin, in Canyngton', Hunspill', Cherdelynche, Northpederton', Hardyngton', Smalcombe, [Boncombe], Samford' Brytte, Welyton', Weycombe, Chelton', Oterhampton', Stokelond' and Stokecursy, and a moiety of the advowson of the church of Cherdelynche in the county of Somerset and a moiety of a third part of the manor of [Hegheheaunton'] and a moiety of 4 messuages, of 58 acres of land, of 2 acres of wood and of 22 acres of marsh and a moiety of 1 penny of rent in [Bokelond' Dynham and] Plymmouth' and a moiety of a third part of the advowson of the church of Hegheheaunton' in the county of Devon.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Baldwin and Avice have acknowledged the the moieties of the manor, of the tenements, of the rents and of the third part of the manor, and the moieties of the advowson and of the third part of the advowson, to be the right of Walter Tolomere, and have granted for themselves and the heirs of Avice that a moiety of the manor, of 4 messuages, of 1 dove-cot, of 130 acres of land, of 17 acres and 1 rood of meadow, of 52 acres of pasture, of 4 acres of wood, of 5 acres of moor, of 11 shillings, 11 pence, 1 halfpenny, 1 farthing and a moiety of a moiety of 1 farthing of rent, and [a moiety] of a rent of 3 roses and a moiety of a moiety of 1 pound of cumin in the vills of Canyngton', Hunspill', Stokelond', Oterhampton' and Northpederton' and the moiety of the advowson of the church of Cherdelynche - which Richard Boyton' and Margery, his wife, held for the life of Margery - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 30 acres of land, of [2] acres of meadow and of 4 acres of moor in the vill of Cherdelynche - which Henry Mares and Joan, his wife, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage and of 15 acres of land in the vill of Canyngton' - which Nicholas Borbache, Cristopolitanus, held for life - and that a moiety of 29 acres of land, of 1 and a half acres of meadow and of 7 acres of moor in the same vill - which John Pileman and Christian, his wife, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage and of 12 acres of land in the same vill - which John Danyell' held for life - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 3 acres of land and of 1 acre of meadow in the same vill - which John Asshwater and Joan, his wife, and John, son of the same John and Joan, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 6 acres of land in the same vill - which John Marchall' held for life - and that a moiety of 8 acres of land in the same vill - which John Asshwater and Joan his wife and Richard Howe held for their lives - and that a moiety of 5 acres of land and of 3 acres of meadow in the same vill - which Edward Touker held for life - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 3 acres of land and of 2 acres [of meadow] in the same vill - which John Bowe and Joan, his daughter, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 acre of meadow in the same vill - which the same John Bowe and Walter, his son, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 2 messuages, of 1 toft and of 2 acres of meadow in the same vill - which Julian Lyff' and John, her son, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 2 acres of land and of 1 acre of pasture in the same vill - which Richard Bonde held for life - and that a moiety of 1 messuage in the same vill - which John Bruton' and Lucy, [his wife], held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage and of 1 toft in the same vill - which John Sydenham the elder held for life - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 18 acres of land and of a moiety of 1 acre of meadow in the same vill - which Thomas Andrewe and Alice, [his wife], held for their lives - and that a moiety of 6 acres of pasture in the same vill - which Hugh Gournay and Beatrice, his wife, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 1 toft, of 1 acre of land and of 1 acre of meadow in the same vill - which Roger Trapp' and Joan, [his] wife, [and Robert], son of the same Joan, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 30 acres of land in the same vill - which Joan Pillok' and Richard, her son, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 4 acres of land and of a moiety of 1 acre of meadow in the same vill - which John [Smyth'] and Margaret, his wife, held for the life of Margaret - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 5 acres of land and of 1 acre and 1 rood of meadow in the same vill - which Margaret Dey held for life - and that a moiety of 6 acres of pasture in the same vill - which John Somer held for life - and that a moiety of 1 acre of meadow in the same vill - which Robert Tryllok' held for life - and that a moiety of 1 acre of meadow in the same vill - which John Bolley and Agnes, his wife, held for the life of Agnes - and that a moiety of 4 acres of land in the same vill - which [Thomas Panter] held for life - and that a moiety of 5 acres of land in the vill of Hunspill' - which Margaret Riche held for life - and that a moiety of [2] messuages in the vill of Stokelond' - which Walter Joce held for life - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of [2] acres [of land and of 1 acre] of meadow in the same vill - which Henry Power and Joan, his wife, and William, son of the same Henry and Joan, and Isabel, sister of the same William, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 12 acres of land in the vill of Oterhampton' - which Simon White held for life - and that a moiety of [6 acres of meadow and of 5 acres] of moor in the vill of Smalcombe - which Richard Grey and Christian, his wife, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 18 acres of land and of 3 acres of meadow in the vill of Chelton' - which John Kechewyn and Ellen, his wife, and John, son of the same John and Ellen, [held for their lives] - and that a moiety of 3 acres of land and of 3 acres of pasture in the vill of Smalcombe - which Richard Hoper held for life - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 6 acres of land and of 1 acre of meadow in the vill of Chelton' - which William Hoggys and Margery, his wife, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 16 acres of land and of 2 acres of meadow in the vill of Boncombe - which William Cachebare held for life - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 5 acres of land and of 12 acres of meadow in the vill of Northpederton' - which John Magote and Joan, his wife, and John, son of the same [John and Joan], held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 4 acres of land and of 1 acre of meadow in the same vill - which Henry Schotell' held for life - and that a moiety of 1 messuage and of 4 acres of land in the same vill - which John Bythesee and Joan, his wife, held for their lives - [and that a moiety of 4] acres of meadow in the same vill - which John Iue and Agnes, his wife, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 2 acres of meadow in the same vill - which John Felpys and Elizabeth, his wife, held for their lives - and that a moiety of 3 acres of meadow in the same vill - which John [Bolpanne] held for life - and that a moiety of 5 acres of meadow in the same vill - which Thomas Semer (or Thomas Somer) held for life - and that a moiety of 5 acres of meadow in the same vill - which Nicholas Tunyng' held for life - and that a moiety of 5 acres of meadow in the same vill - which John Pechy held for life - and that a moiety of 5 acres of meadow in the same vill - which John Boncorps held for life - and that a moiety of 2 messuages, of 60 acres of land and of 17 acres of pasture and of 2 acres of moor in the vills [of Welyton, Weyco]mbe and Samford' Brytte - which John Boydon' held for life - and that a moiety of 2 messuages, of 10 acres of land, of 1 acre of meadow and of 8 acres of moor in the vill of Hardyngton' - which John Lyff' and Margery Schirborne held for their lives - and that a moiety of a third part of the manor of Hegheheaunton' [and a moiety] of a third part of the advowson of the church of Hegheheaunton' - which Margaret Cary held for life - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 10 acres of land, of 10 acres of marsh and of 1 acre of wood in the vill of Bokelond' Dynham - which John Ulf' and Christian, his wife, and Margery Schirborne held for their lives - and that [a moiety of 1] messuage and of 14 acres of land in the same vill - which Thomas Skompe and Thomasia, his wife, and Margery Schirborne held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 14 acres of land and of 6 acres of marsh in the same vill - which Walter Hortopp' and Agnes, his wife, [Richard, son of the same Walter and] Agnes, and Margery Schirborne held for their lives - and that a moiety of 1 messuage, of 20 acres of land and of 6 acres of marsh in the same vill - which Robert Styllyng' and Margery Schirborne held for their lives - and also that a moiety of 1 penny of rent [in] the vill of Plymmouth' - which Joan, who was the wife of William Cole, and William Cofyn and Alice, his wife, held for their lives - of the inheritance of Avice, on the day the agreement was made, and which same moieties after the decease of Henry and Joan, the Cristopolitanus, John and Christian, John, John and Joan and John, John, John and Joan, Richard Howe, Edward, [John and Joan], John and Walter, his son, Julian and John, Richard Bonde, John and Lucy, John, Thomas and Alice, Hugh and Beatrice, Roger Trapp' and Joan and Robert, Joan and Richard, her son, Margaret, Margaret, John, Robert, Agnes, Thomas, Margaret, Walter Joce, Henry and Joan and William and Isabel, Simon, Richard Grey and Christian, John and Ellen and John, Richard Hoper, William and Margery, William, John and Joan and John, Henry, John and Joan, John and Agnes, John and Elizabeth, John, Thomas, Nicholas, John, John, John, John and Margery, Margaret, John and Christian and Margery, Thomas and Thomasia and Margery, Walter Hortopp' and Agnes and Richard, son of the same Walter and Agnes, and Margery, Robert and Margery and Joan and William and Alice ought to remain to Richard Boyton' and [Margery, his wife], if Margery survived [the same persons, omitting William and Alice at the end], to hold for the life of Margery, and which same moieties after the decease of Margery, the wife of [Richard Boyton', and the same persons] and also the moiety of the manor, of 4 messuages, of 1 dove-cot, of 130 acres of land, of 17 acres and 1 rood of meadow, of 52 acres of pasture, of 4 acres of wood, of 5 acres of moor, of 11 shillings, 11 pence, [1 halfpenny], 1 farthing and a moiety of a moiety of 1 farthing of rent, and a moiety of a rent of 3 roses and a moiety of a moiety of 1 pound of cumin and [the moiety of the advowson and] of the third part of the advowson* after the decease of Margery, the wife of Richard Boyton', ought [to revert] to Baldwin and Avice and the heirs of Avice - after the decease of Margery, the wife of Richard Boyton', [and the same persons] shall remain to Richard Dill', Roger Abyn and Walter Tolomere and the heirs of Walter, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
For this: Richard Dill', Roger Abyn and Walter Tolomere have given them 200 marks of silver.
Note: [CP 25/1/290/64, number 59, concerns some of the same property and tenants.]
Note: [* Apparently the third part of the advowson is included here in error.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard Dill, Roger Abin, Walter Tolomere, Baldwin Malet, Avice Malet, Richard Boyton, Margery Boyton, Henry Mares, Joan Mares, Nicholas Burbage, John Pillman, Christian Pillman, John Daniel, John Ashwater, Joan Ashwater, John Marshall, Richard Howe, Edward Tucker, John Bow, Joan Bow, Walter Bow, Julian Life, John Life, Richard Bond, John Bruton, Lucy Bruton, John Sydenham, Thomas Andrew, Alice Andrew, Hugh Gurney, Beatrice Gurney, Roger Trapp, Joan Trapp, Robert, Joan Pillock, Richard Pillock, John Smith, Margaret Smith, Margaret Day, John Somer, Robert Trillek, John Bowley, Agnes Bowley, Thomas Panter, Margaret Rich, Walter Joce, Henry Power, Joan Power, William Power, Isabel Power, Simon White, Richard Grey, Christian Grey, John Kitchwin, Ellen Kitchwin, Richard Hooper, William Hodges, Margery Hodges, William Cachebare, John Magot, Joan Magot, Henry Shuttle, John Bythesea, Joan Bythesea, John Ive, Agnes Ive, John Phelps, Elizabeth Phelps, John Bolpanne, Thomas Seymour (or Thomas Somer), Nicholas Tuning, John Peachy, John Boncorps, John Boydon, Margery Sherborne, Margaret Cary, John Ulf, Christian Ulf, Thomas Scamp, Thomasia Scamp, Walter Hartopp, Agnes Hartopp, Richard Hartopp, Robert Stilling, William Cole, Joan Cole, William Coffin, Alice Coffin
Places: Currypool (in Charlinch), Cannington, Huntspill, Charlinch, North Petherton, Hardington, Smallcombe (in Camerton), Buncombe (in Broomfield), Sampford Brett, Williton (in St Decuman), Weacombe (in West Quantoxhead), Chilton Trinity, Otterhampton, Stockland Bristol, Stogursey, Highampton, Buckland Dinham (in Georgeham), Plymouth
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 37.
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County: Norfolk. Lincolnshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from the Purification of the Blessed Mary, 22 Richard [II] [9 February 1399]. And afterwards the day after St Martin, 3 Henry [IV] [12 November 1401].
Parties: John Carp', clerk, Thomas More, clerk, William Aillesham, clerk, John Spenser, Richard Muriel and John Profyt, querents, and Thomas de Morlee, knight, deforciant.
Property: The manors of Banham, Marchals, Greys and a moiety of the manor of Bekhalle in the county of Norfolk and the manor of Aslagby in the county of Lincoln.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas de Morlee has granted for himself and his heirs that the manors of Banham, Marchals, Greys and the moiety - which Robert Braybrok, bishop of London, Thomas de Erpyngham, knight, William Rikhill', knight, John Churcheman, John Sturmy, Thomas Weylond', William Curson' of Byllyngford', John Gurnay, son of Edmund Gurnay, and James Byllyngford' held for the lives of Joan, who was the wife of Thomas de Felton', knight, and of Sibel de Felton', abbess of Berkyng' - and also that the manor of Aslagby - which the aforesaid Joan held for life - of the inheritance of Thomas de Morlee on the day the agreement was made, and which manor of Aslagby after the decease of Joan ought to remain to the bishop, Edmund Stafford', bishop of Exeter, John Armestorp', William Rikhill', Robert Nyweport', Richard Rokell', John Leuet', John Sturmy and Edmund Gyrne, if the abbess survived Joan, to hold for the life of the abbess, and which manors and moiety after the decease of Joan and the abbess ought to revert to Thomas de Morlee and his heirs - after the decease of Joan and the abbess shall remain to John Carp', Thomas More, William Aillesham, John Spenser, Richard Muriel and John Profyt and the heirs of John Spenser, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John Carp', Thomas More, William Aillesham, John Spenser, Richard Muriel and John Profyt have given him 200 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Carp, Thomas Moore, William Aylesham, John Spencer, Richard Meriell, John Proffitt, Thomas de Morley, Robert Braybrook, bishop of London, Thomas de Erpingham, William Rickhill, John Churchman, John Sturmy, Thomas Wayland, William Curzon, John Gurney, Edmund Gurney, James Billingford, Thomas de Felton, Joan de Felton, Sibel de Felton, Edmund Stafford, bishop of Exeter, John Armsthorpe, Robert Newport, Richard Rockell, John Levitt, Edmund Gurne
Places: Banham, Marshalls, Greys, Beck Hall (all 3 in Banham), Aslackby, Billingford (in Norfolk), Barking Abbey (in Essex)
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 38.
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County: Bedfordshire. Oxfordshire. Berkshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Hilary, 3 Henry [IV] [20 January 1402].
Parties: Robert Shotesbrok, querent, and Amauri (Almaricus) de Sc'o Amando, knight, and Eleanor, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manors of Hoghton', Milbrok, Amthull' and Grange by Milbrok and 6 messuages, 3 carucates of land, 80 [acres] of meadow, 80 acres of wood, 100 shillings of rent in Prestle and Stypyngle in the county of Bedford and the manors of Bloxham and Alcrynton' and the hundred of Bloxham and a third part of the manor of Adderbury, excepting 1 acre of land in the manor of Bloxham, in the county of Oxford and the manors of [Wodehay] and Ildesle in the county of Berkshire.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Amauri has acknowledged the manors, hundred, tenements and third part to be the right of Robert, as those which Robert has of his gift.
For this: Robert has granted to Amauri and Eleanor the manors of Bloxham, Alcrynton', Milbrok', Amthull' and Grange, the hundred and the third part, and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Amauri and Eleanor and their heirs, of the lord king and his heirs for ever. Robert has also granted to Amauri and Eleanor the manors of Hoghton', Wodehay and Ildesle and the tenements and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Amauri and Eleanor, of the chief lords for the lives of Amauri and Eleanor. And after the decease of Amauri and Eleanor the same manors and tenements shall remain to John Chitterne, clerk, Thomas Peuere, Edmund Daunuers, Richard Parker of Malmesbury and Henry Ingepene and the heirs of Edmund, to hold of the chief lords 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: Robert Shottesbrook, Amauri de Saint Amand, Eleanor de Saint Amand, John Chitterne, Thomas Peyver, Edmund Danvers, Richard Parker, Henry Inkpen
Places: Houghton Conquest, Millbrook, Ampthill, 'Grange', Priestley (in Flitwick), Steppingley, Bloxham, Alkerton, Adderbury, West Woodhay, Ilsley, Malmesbury (in Wiltshire)
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 39.
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County: Oxfordshire. Cambridgeshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St Martin, 3 Henry [IV] [12 November 1401]. And afterwards one week from St Hilary in the same year [20 January 1402].
Parties: Thomas Hore of Magna Childerlee and Stephen Tomson', clerk, querents, and John Hore and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Ellesfeld' and a moiety of a third part of the manor of Chalgraue in the county of Oxford and 1 messuage, 2 [tofts], 5 shops, 8 acres of land and 10 acres of meadow in Caumbrigg' and Rampton' and the manor of Magna Childerlee and the advowson of the church of the same manor in the county of Cambridge.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John and Joan have acknowledged the manors, tenements, moiety and advowson to be the right of Thomas, and have rendered the manors, tenements and advowson to Thomas and Stephen in the court, to hold to Thomas and Stephen and the heirs of Thomas, of the chief lords for ever. And besides John and Joan granted for themselves and the heirs of Joan that the moiety - which Thomasia, who was the wife of William Ellesfeld', held in dower of the inheritance of Joan on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Thomasia ought to revert to John and Joan and the heirs of Joan - after the decease of Thomasia shall remain to Thomas and Stephen and the heirs of Thomas, to hold together with the manors and tenements [sic] of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Thomas and Stephen have given them 200 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas Hoare, Stephen Thompson, John Hoare, Joan Hoare, William Elsfield, Thomasia Elsfield
Places: Elsfield, Chalgrove, Cambridge, Rampton, Childerley
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 40.
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County: Dorset. Somerset. Oxfordshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Hilary, 3 Henry [IV] [27 January 1402].
Parties: John Dynham, knight, and Maud, his wife, and Humphrey Stafford', knight, the elder, querents, and William Ekerdon', clerk, deforciant.
Property: A moiety of the manors of Houke, Stapelford', Ouerkentecombe, Nytherkentecombe, Yerde, Fromefoughchurch', Westchikerell', Charleton', Badecombe, Wydyok', Gorewell', Middelstrete, Speghtesbury, Magna Crouford' and Sturmynstre Marcharll' and a moiety of 4 messuages, of 5 carucates and 40 acres of land, of 36 acres of meadow, of 6 acres of wood and of 5 marks of rent in Northpourton', Southpourton', Maydenneweton', Loscombe, Wynterborne Clencheston' and Wynterborne Martyn and a moiety of the advowsons of the churches of the manors of Houke, Westchikerell' and Badecombe in the county of Dorset and a moiety of the manor of Kyngesdon' and a moiety of 1 messuage, of 1 carucate of land, of 5 acres of meadow and of 2 marks of rent in Haybrouk' and Sampford' in the county of Somerset and a moiety of the manor of Crowell' and a moiety of the advowson of the church of the same manor in the county of Oxford, which Humphrey Stafford' of Houke, knight, and Elizabeth, his wife, hold for the life of Elizabeth.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John and Maud have acknowledged the moieties of the manors and of the tenements and the moieties of the advowsons to be the right of William.
For this: William has granted for himself and his heirs that the moieties of the manors and of the tenements and the moieties of the advowsons - which Humphrey Stafford' of Houke, knight, and Elizabeth held for the life of Elizabeth of the inheritance of William on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Elizabeth ought to revert to William and his heirs - after the decease of Elizabeth the moieties of the manors of Houke, Stapelford', Ouerkentecombe, Yerde, of 2 messuages and of 2 carucates of land in the vills of Northpourton' and Southpourton' and the moiety of the advowson of the church of the manor of Houke shall remain to Humphrey Stafford', knight, the elder, to hold, to wit, the moiety of the manor of Houke and the moiety of the advowson of the church of the same manor of the lord king and his heirs and the moieties of the manors of Stapelford', Ouerkentecombe, Yerde, of 2 messuages and of 2 carucates of land of the chief lords, for the life of Humphrey. And after the decease of Humphrey Stafford', knight, the elder the same moieties of the manors and of the tenements and the same moiety of the advowson and also the moieties of the manors of Nytherkentecombe, Fromefoughchurch', Westchikerell', Charleton', Badecombe, Wydyok', Gorewell', Middelstrete, Speghtesbury, Magna Crouford' and Sturmynstre Marchall', Kyngesdon' and Crowell', of 3 messuages, of 4 carucates and 40 acres of land, of 41 acres of meadow, of 6 acres of wood and of 7 marks of rent and the moieties of the advowsons of the churches of Westchikerell', Badecombe and Crowell' after the decease of Elizabeth shall remain to John and Maud and the heirs of their bodies, to hold, to wit, the moiety of the manor of Houke and the moiety of the advowson of the church of the same manor of the lord king and his heirs and the moieties of the manors of Stapelford', Ouerkentecombe, Nytherkentecombe, Yerde, Fromefoughchurch', Westchikerell', Charleton', Badecombe, Wydyok, Gorewell', Middelstrete, Speghtesbury, Magna Crouford' and Sturmynstre Marchall', Kyngesdon' and Crowell' and the tenements of the chief lords*, for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to the heirs of the body of Maud, (2) to Humphrey Stafford' the younger, knight, and Elizabeth, his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, (3) to the heirs of the body of the same Elizabeth and (4) to the right heirs of the aforesaid Humphrey Stafford', knight, the elder.
Note: This agreement was made by the command of the lord king.
Note: [* The moieties of the advowsons to be held of the chief lords are omitted here.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Dinham, Maud Dinham, Humphrey Stafford, William Eckerdon, Elizabeth Stafford
Places: Hooke, Stalbridge, Higher Kingcombe, Lower Kingcombe (both in Toller Porcorum), Yard Dairy (in Rampisham), Frome Vauchurch, Chickerell, Charlton Marshall, Batcombe, Withyhook (in Leigh), Gorwell (in Litton Cheney), Middlestreet (in Spetisbury), Spetisbury, Great Crawford (in Spetisbury), Sturminster Marshall, North Poorton, South Poorton (in Powerstock), Maiden Newton, Loscombe (in Powerstock), Winterbourne Clenston, Winterbourne St Martin, Kingsdon, Holbrook (in Burlescombe), Sampford Arundel, Crowell
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 41.
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County: Yorkshire. Lincolnshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Hilary, 3 Henry [IV] [27 January 1402].
Parties: Robert, son of William Neuyll', knight, and Alice, his wife, querents, and William Neuyll' of Roldeston', knight, and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Yarnewyk in the county of York and the manor of Sutton' in the county of Lincoln.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William and Elizabeth have granted to Robert and Alice the manors and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Robert and Alice and the heirs of their bodies, of William and Elizabeth and the heirs of William 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 manors shall revert to William and Elizabeth and the heirs of William, quit of the other heirs of Robert and Alice, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
For this: Robert and Alice have given them 200 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Neville, Robert Neville, Alice Neville, Elizabeth Neville
Places: Rolleston (in Nottinghamshire), Yarnwick (in Kirklington), Sutton
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 42.
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County: Essex. Hertfordshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Hilary, 3 Henry [IV] [27 January 1402].
Parties: Edmund Bybbesworth', querent, and Hugh Bybbesworth' and Avice, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manors of Southous and Magna Salyng' and 12 pence of rent in [Spr]yngfeld' and a moiety of the manor of Latton' and also the advowson of the church of Spryngfeld' in the county of Essex and the manor of Bybbesworth' in the county of Hertford.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Hugh and Avice have acknowledged the manors, rent, moiety and advowson to be the right of Edmund, as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Hugh to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Edmund has given them 200 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Edmund Bibbesworth, Hugh Bibbesworth, Avice Bibbesworth
Places: South House (in Great Waltham), Great Saling, Springfield, Latton, Bibbesworth (in Kimpton)
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 43.
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County: Herefordshire. Warwickshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from the Purification of the Blessed Mary, 3 Henry [IV] [9 February 1402].
Parties: Thomas Lucy, querent, and John Smert and Isabel, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manors of Kyngeston' and Bodenham Fourches in the county of Hereford and the manor of Shreueley in the county of Warwick.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John and Isabel have granted to Thomas the manors and have rendered whatsoever they had in them for the life of Isabel to him in the court, to hold to Thomas and his heirs, of the chief lords for ever, rendering yearly to John and Isabel for the life of Isabel 26 marks of silver, to wit, a moiety at Easter and the other moiety at the feast of St Michael.
For this: Thomas has given them 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas Lucy, John Smart, Isabel Smart
Places: Kingstone, Bodenham, Shrewley
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 44.
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County: Oxfordshire. Somerset. Gloucestershire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Hilary, 3 Henry [IV] [27 January 1402]. And afterwards two weeks from Easter in the same year [9 April 1402].
Parties: John Popham, knight, and Isabel, his wife, querents, and Walter Romesey, knight, deforciant.
Property: 20 acres of meadow and 118 shillings and 9 pence of rent in Oxon' and the suburbs of the same vill in the county of Oxford and 2 parts of the manor of Wynfred' in the county of Somerset and 1 messuage, 1 carucate of land and 10 acres of meadow in Uleigh' and Camme in the county of Gloucester, which Eleanor, who was the wife of John, son of Peter le Veel, knight, holds for life.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Walter has granted for himself and his heirs that the tenements and 2 parts - which Eleanor held for life of the inheritance of Walter on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Eleanor ought to revert to Walter and his heirs - after the decease of Eleanor shall remain to John and Isabel and the heirs of their bodies, to hold of Walter 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 tenements and 2 parts shall revert to Walter and his heirs, quit of the other heirs of John and Isabel, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John and Isabel have given him 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Popham, Isabel Popham, Walter Romsey, Peter le Veale, John le Veale, Eleanor le Veale
Places: Oxford, Winford, Uley, Cam
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 45.
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County: Somerset. Gloucestershire. Warwickshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Three weeks from Easter, 3 Henry [IV] [16 April 1402].
Parties: Joan Scouyle, querent, and Henry Vyell' and Alice, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 60 acres of land in Clauerham in the county of Somerset and 4 pounds, 13 shillings and 4 pence of rent in Schenyndon' in the county of Gloucester and 5 marks of rent in Couyntre in the county of Warwick.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Joan has acknowledged, to wit, the land and the 5 marks of rent to be the right of Henry and the 4 pounds, 13 shillings and 4 pence of rent to be the right of Alice.
For this: Henry and Alice have granted to Joan the land and rents and have rendered them to her in the court, to hold, to wit, the land and the 5 marks of rent to Joan, of Henry and Alice and the heirs of Henry, and the 4 pounds, 13 shillings and 4 pence of rent to Joan, of Henry and Alice and the heirs of Alice, for the life of Joan, 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 Joan the land and the 5 marks of rent shall revert to Henry and Alice and the heirs of Henry and the 4 pounds, 13 shillings and 4 pence of rent shall revert to Henry and Alice and the heirs of Alice, quit of the heirs of Joan, to hold of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Joan Scoville, Henry Veale, Alice Veale
Places: Claverham (in Yatton), Shenington, Coventry
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 46.
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County: Berkshire. Wiltshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Three weeks from Easter, 3 Henry [IV] [16 April 1402].
Parties: John atte Twychene the elder and Robert Bele the elder, querents, and John Kirke and Alice, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage and 4 acres of land in Wokyngham in the county of Berkshire and 16 acres of land in Hurst in the county of Wiltshire.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Kirke and Alice have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Robert, as those which Robert and John atte Twychene have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Alice to John atte Twychene and Robert and the heirs of Robert for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John atte Twychene and Robert have given them 20 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John atte Twitchen, Robert Beale, John Kirk, Alice Kirk
Places: Wokingham, Hurst (in Berkshire and Wiltshire)
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 47.
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County: Yorkshire. City of York.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 3 Henry [IV] [23 April 1402].
Parties: Robert Tirwhit and Richard Woluyn, querents, and William, son of John de Feryby, deforciant.
Property: 11 messuages, 19 tofts, 632 acres of land, 23 acres and 1 rood of meadow and 6 pounds, 9 shillings and 6 pence of rent in Feryby, Swanland', Eluele, Melton', Hothom', North'caue and Kirkeby in Crendellyth' and the advowsons of the chantries of 2 chaplains in the chapel of St James of Melton' in the county of York and 2 messuages and 4 shops in the city of Ebor'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William has acknowledged the tenements and advowsons to be the right of Robert, as those which Robert and Richard have of his gift, to hold, to wit, the advowsons to Robert and Richard and the heirs of Robert, of the chief lords for ever.
For this: Robert and Richard have granted to William the tenements and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to William and the heirs of his body, of Robert and Richard and the heirs of Robert 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 Constance, daughter of John Carpe of Ellerker, and the heirs of her body. In default of such heirs, the tenements shall revert to Robert and Richard and the heirs of Robert, quit of the other heirs of William and Constance, to hold of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Robert Tyrwhitt, Richard Wolven, John de Ferriby, William de Ferriby, John Carp, Constance Carp
Places: North Ferriby, Swanland (in North Ferriby), Kirk Ella, Melton (in Welton), Hotham, North Cave, Kirby Grindalythe, Melton, York, Ellerker (in Brantingham)
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 48.
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County: Middlesex. Hertfordshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after Ascension, 3 Henry [IV] [5 May 1402].
Parties: John Dapriggecourt, knight, Ralph Marchinton' and Peter de Middulton', querents, and Walter Parker, ciizen and skinner of London', and Margaret, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 100 acres of land, 30 acres of meadow, 6 acres of wood and 26 shillings of rent in Enfeld' in the county of Middlesex and 10 acres of land and 4 acres of meadow in Chesthunt in the county of Hertford.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Walter and Margaret have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John, as those which John, Ralph and Peter have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Margaret to John, Ralph and Peter and the heirs of John for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John, Ralph and Peter have given them 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Dabridgecourt, Ralph Marchington, Peter de Middleton, Walter Parker, Margaret Parker
Places: London, Enfield, Cheshunt
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 49.
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County: Hampshire. Somerset. Wiltshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Hilary, 3 Henry [IV] [20 January 1402]. And afterwards one week from Holy Trinity in the same year [28 May 1402].
Parties: John [Wykyng'], John [Fanteleroy] and John Top', chaplain, querents, and Walter Romesey, knight, and Alice, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 2 messuages, 1 carucate of land, 20 acres of meadow, 10 acres of wood, 12 pounds of rent and a rent of 12 quarters of salt in Romesey, Dene, la Hide and Mer[che]wode in the county of Southampton and the manor of Ocle and 2 messuages, 3 carucates of land, 25 acres of meadow, 70 acres of wood, 6 pounds and 10 shillings of rent and a rent of 1 pound of wax and a moiety of 1 pound of pepper in Oturhampton', Comewyche and Pypulpenne and a third part of the manor of Modeford' Terry in the county of Somerset and a moiety of the manor of Combe Biset, excepting 1 acre of land in the same moiety, in the county of Wiltshire.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Walter and Alice have acknowledged the manor, tenements, rents, moiety and third part to be the right of John Wykyng', as those which the same John, John Fanteleroy and John Top' have of their gift.
For this: John, John and John have granted to Walter and Alice the manor, tenements, rents, moiety and third part and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Walter and Alice, to wit, the moiety of the lord king and his heirs and the manor, tenements, rents and third part of the chief lords, for the lives of Walter and Alice. And after the decease of Walter and Alice the manor, 2 messuages, 1 carucate of land, 20 acres of meadow, 10 acres of wood, 12 pounds of rent and a rent of 12 quarters of salt in the vills of Romesey, Dene, la Hide and Merchewode and the moiety and third part shall remain to Thomas, son of Thomas Romesey, to hold to Thomas and the male heirs of his body, to wit, the moiety of the lord king and his heirs and the same manor, tenements, rents and third part of the chief lords, for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to Walter, brother of the same Thomas, and the male heirs of his body. In default of such heirs, the moiety shall remain to the right heirs of the aforesaid Walter Romesey from the side of Margaret Biset, his mother, to hold of the lord king and his heirs for ever. And the same manor, tenements, rents and third part shall remain to the right heirs of the same Walter Romesey, to hold of the chief lords for ever. And 2 messuages, 3 carucates of land, 25 acres of meadow, 70 acres of wood, 6 pounds and 10 shillings of rent and a rent of 1 pound of wax and a moiety of 1 pound of pepper in the vills of Oturhampton', Comewyche and Pypulpenne shall remain to the aforesaid Walter, brother of Thomas, and the male heirs of his body, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to the aforesaid Thomas and his aforesaid male heirs and (2) to the right heirs of the aforesaid Walter Romesey.
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 Wiking, John Fauntleroy, John Topp, Walter Romsey, Alice Romsey, Thomas Romsey, Margaret Bissett
Places: Romsey, Dean, Hyde (in Winchester), Marchwood (in Eling), Oakley (in Chilthorne Domer), Otterhampton, Combwich (in Otterhampton), Pipplepen (in North Perrott), Mudford Terry (in Mudford), Coombe Bissett
 
CP 25/1/290/59, number 50.
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County: Berkshire. Oxfordshire. Wiltshire. Gloucestershire. Derbyshire.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after Ascension, 3 Henry [IV] [5 May 1402]. And afterwards two weeks from Holy Trinity in the same year [4 June 1402].
Parties: Henry Ingepenne, William Tuderle and Philip Shipiere, querents, and Amauri (Almaricus) de Sc'o Amando, knight, and Eleanor, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manors of Seint Eleyne by Abyndon' and Eton' by Comenore and 1 messuage, 1 carucate of land and 10 pounds of rent in Chilton' and Sutton' in the county of Berkshire and the manors of Pudlicote and Childeston' in the county of Oxford and the manors of Netherauene and Hakleston' in the county of Wiltshire and the manors of Southcerney and Cerneywyke in the county of Gloucester and the manor of Catton' sup[er] Trentam in the county of Derby.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Amauri has acknowledged the manors and tenements to be the right of Henry, of which Henry, William and Philip have the manors of Seint Eleyne, Pudlicote, Childeston', Netherauene, Hacleston, Southcerney and Cerneywyke and Catton' and the tenements of his gift.
For this: Henry, William and Philip have granted to Amauri and Eleanor the same manors and tenements and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Amauri and Eleanor, of the chief lords for the lives of Amauri and Eleanor. And besides Henry, William and Philip granted for themselves and the heirs of Henry [that the manor] of Eton' - which Margaret, who was the wife of John Euesham, held for life of the inheritance of Henry on the day the agreement was made, [and which after] the decease of Margaret ought to revert to Henry, William and Philip and the heirs of Henry - after the decease of Margaret [shall remain to Amauri] and Eleanor, to hold together with the aforesaid manors and tenements of the chief lords for the lives of Amauri and Eleanor. And after the decease of Amauri and Eleanor the manors and tenements shall remain to Thomas Peyure, Geoffrey Ippelpenne, Henry Durneford', clerk, and Edmund Daunvers and the heirs of Edmund, to hold of the chief lords [for ever].

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Henry Inkpen, William Tytherley, Philip Shipiere, Amauri de Saint Amand, Eleanor de Saint Amand, John Evesham, Margaret Evesham, Thomas Peyver, Geoffrey Ipplepen, Henry Durnford, Edmund Danvers
Places: St Helen's (in Abingdon), Eaton (in Appleton), Cumnor, Chilton, Sutton Courtenay, Pudlicote, Chilson (both in Shorthampton), Netheravon, Haxton (in Fittleton), South Cerney, Cerney Wick (in South Cerney), Catton (in Croxall)


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