Feet of Fines: CP 25/1/44/63


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CP 25/1/44/63, number 26.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Three weeks from Easter, 4 Richard [II] [5 May 1381].
Parties: John Waleys, clerk, William Snapedon' and Nicholas Fortescu, querents, and John Boold' and Margery, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 3 messuages and a fourth part of 1 acre of land in Sutton' Prior and Sutton' Vautort'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Boold' and Margery have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John Waleys, as those which the same John, William and Nicholas have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Margery to John Waleys, William and Nicholas and the heirs of John for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John Waleys, William and Nicholas have given them 10 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Wales, William Snapedon, Nicholas Fortescue, John Bold, Margery Bold
Places: Sutton Prior, Sutton Vautort
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 27.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, 4 Richard [II] [28 April 1381].
Parties: John de Cary, Thomas de Cary, clerk, Robert Vaggescombe, clerk, and William Meryfeld', chaplain, querents, and Robert Solers and John Burel and Alice, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Cokyngton'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Robert Solers, John Burel and Alice have acknowledged the manor to be the right of John de Cary, as that which the same John, Thomas, Robert Vaggescombe and William have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed it from themselves and the heirs of Robert and Alice to John de Cary, Thomas, Robert Vaggescombe and William and the heirs of John for ever.
Warranty: Warranty by Robert Solers, John Burel and Alice and the heirs of Robert, in respect of a moiety of the manor, and by Robert Solers, John Burel and Alice and the heirs of Alice, in respect of the other moiety.
For this: John de Cary, Thomas, Robert Vaggescombe and William have given them 200 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John de Cary, Thomas de Cary, Robert Vaggescombe, William Merrifield, Robert Sollers, John Burrell, Alice Burrell
Places: Cockington
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 28.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, 4 Richard [II] [28 April 1381].
Parties: William Boneuill', knight, querent, and Thomas Tollelone (or Thomas Tolleloue) and Maud, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 toft, 30 acres of land, 10 acres of meadow and 30 acres of wood in Membury.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas and Maud have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of William, and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to William and his heirs, of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty by Thomas and Maud for themselves and the heirs of Maud.
For this: William has given them 20 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Bonville, Thomas Tollelone (Thomas Tollelove), Maud Tollelone ( Maud Tollelove)
Places: Membury
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 29.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Holy Trinity, 3 Richard [II] [3 June 1380]. And afterwards one week from St Hilary, 4 Richard [II] [20 January 1381].
Parties: John Hacche, the parson of the church of Southmolton' and Thomas, his brother, querents, and Simon Colyn and Agnes, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage and 1 carucate of land in Nethermollecote.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Simon and Agnes have granted for themselves and the heirs of Agnes that 2 parts of the tenements, excepting 12 acres of land in the same 2 parts - which John Scoreman and Alice, his wife, held for their lives - and that the 12 acres above excepted - which Robert Dykere held for life - and also that the third part of the tenements - which John Brademore and Isabel, his wife, held in dower of Isabel - of the inheritance of Agnes in the aforesaid vill on the day the agreement was made, and which 12 acres of land after the decease of Robert ought to remain to John Scoreman and Alice (if John and Alice survive Robert), to hold for the lives of John and Alice, and which 2 parts after the decease of John Scoreman and Alice and the 12 acres of land after the decease of Robert, John Scoreman and Alice, and also which third part after the decease of John Brademore and Isabel, ought to revert to Simon and Agnes and the heirs of Agnes - after the decease of John Scoreman and Alice, Robert and John Brademore and Isabel shall remain to John Hacche and Thomas, to hold of the chief lords for the lives of John and Thomas, and after the decease of John Hacche and Thomas the tenements shall remain to Thomas, son and heir of Robert Hacche, and his heirs, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John Hacche and Thomas have given them 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Hatch, Thomas Hatch, Simon Collins, Agnes Collins, John Scoreman, Alice Scoreman, Robert Dicker, John Bradmore, Isabel Bradmore, Robert Hatch
Places: South Molton, Mullacott
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 30.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Michael, 5 Richard [II] [6 October 1381].
Parties: John Smart' of Bygeton', querent, and Robert Hempston' and William Norton', deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage and 32 acres of land in Bygeton' and Hempston' Cauntelo.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Robert, as those which Robert and William have of his gift.
For this: Robert and William have granted to John the tenements and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to John and the male heirs of his body, of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to John, son of the same John, and the heirs of his body, (2) to Stephen, son of the aforesaid John Smart', and the heirs of his body, (3) to the heirs of the body of John Smart' and (4) to the right heirs of John Smart'.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Smart, Robert Hempston, William Norton, Stephen Smart
Places: Bicton, Hempston Cantelo
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 31.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Michael, 5 Richard [II] [6 October 1381].
Parties: John de Hacche, the parson of the church of Southmolton', Thomas de Hacche and Joel de Affeton', the parson of the church of Lustelegh', querents, and John, son of Thomas de Affeton', deforciant.
Property: The manors of Affeton', Meushathe and Briggeruell' and the advowsons of the churches of Affeton' and Meushathe.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John, son of Thomas, has acknowledged the manors and advowsons to be the right of Thomas, and has remised and quitclaimed them from himself and his heirs to John de Hacche, Thomas and Joel and the heirs of Thomas for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John de Hacche, Thomas and Joel have given him 200 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John de Hatch, Thomas de Hatch, Joel de Affeton, Thomas de Affeton, John de Affeton
Places: South Molton, Lustleigh, Affeton, Meshaw, Bridgerule
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 32.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Three weeks from Easter, 4 Richard [II] [5 May 1381]. And afterwards one week from St Michael, 5 Richard [II] [6 October 1381].
Parties: John Sampson', querent, and William Snapedon' and Gunnor, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage in Sutton' Prioris.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William and Gunnor have acknowledged the messuage to be the right of John, as that which he has of their gift.
For this: John has granted to William and Gunnor the messuage and has rendered it to them in the court, to hold to William and Gunnor, of John and his heirs for the lives of William and Gunnor, rendering yearly 1 rose at the feast of the Nativity of St John the Baptist, and doing to the chief lords all other services, and after the decease of William and Gunnor the messuage shall revert to John and his heirs, quit of the heirs of William and Gunnor, to hold of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Sampson, William Snapedon, Gunnor Snapedon
Places: Sutton Prior
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 33.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Martin, 5 Richard [II] [18 November 1381].
Parties: Nicholas Braybrok', clerk, Robert Cantel, the parson of the church of Warblyngton', John Flemyng', the parson of the church of Pyworthy, William Styghulle, Walter Wydecombe, John Irlond' and David Lantrum, querents, and Ralph Secheuyle and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 7 messuages, 1 carucate of land, 16 acres of meadow, 1 acre of wood, 30 acres of moor and 6 shillings and 8 pence of rent in Clyst B'e Marie and the advowson of the church of the same vill.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Ralph and Joan have acknowledged the tenements and advowson to be the right of John Flemyng', and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Joan to Nicholas, Robert, John, William, Walter, John and David and the heirs of John Flemyng' for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Nicholas, Robert, John, William, Walter, John and David have given them 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Nicholas Braybrook, Robert Cantle, John Fleming, William Styghulle, Walter Widecombe, John Ireland, David Lantrom, Ralph Sackville, Joan Sackville
Places: Warblington, Pyworthy, Clyst St Mary
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 34.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Holy Trinity, 5 Richard [II] [15 June 1382].
Parties: John Keynok, chaplain, querent, and Hervey (Heruicus) atte Halle and Denise, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage in Assheperton'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Hervey and Denise have acknowledged the messuage to be the right of John, as that which he has of their gift.
For this: John has granted to Hervey and Denise the messuage and has rendered it to them in the court, to hold to Hervey and Denise and the heirs of Hervey, of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Keynok, Hervey atte Hall, Denise atte Hall
Places: Ashburton
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 35.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, 3 Richard [II] [8 April 1380]. And afterwards one week from Holy Trinity, 5 Richard [II] [8 June 1382].
Parties: Nicholas Kirkham, John Hulle, John Blake, John Fillegh', Robert Hulle and Richard Foldhay, querents, and Thomas de Beauchamp', deforciant.
Property: The manors of Clifton' and Clauton', which Nicholas de la Pom'ay holds for life by the law of England.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas has granted for himself and his heirs that the manors - which Nicholas de la Pom'ay held for life by the law of England of the inheritance of Thomas on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Nicholas de la Pom'ay ought to revert to Thomas and his heirs - after the decease of Nicholas de la Pom'ay shall remain to Nicholas Kirkham, John, John, John, Robert and Richard and the heirs of Robert, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Nicholas Kirkham, John, John, John, Robert and Richard have given him 200 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Nicholas Kirkham, John Hull, John Blake, John Filleigh, Robert Hull, Richard Foldhay, Thomas de Beauchamp, Nicholas de la Pomeroy
Places: Clifton, Clawton
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 36.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Michael, 5 Richard [II] [6 October 1381]. And afterwards two weeks from Easter in the same year [20 April 1382].
Parties: John fitz Payn, querent, and Ellis fitz Payn and Margaret, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage and 1 carucate of land in La Coue and Tyuerton', which John Wyx and Emma, his wife, hold for the life of Emma.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Ellis and Margaret have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John fitz Payn, and have granted for themselves and the heirs of Margaret that the tenements - which John Wyx and Emma held for the life of Emma of the inheritance of Margaret in the aforesaid vills on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Emma ought to revert to Ellis and Margaret and the heirs of Margaret - after the decease of Emma shall remain to John fitz Payn and his heirs, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
For this: John fitz Payn has given them 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John FitzPayn, Ellis FitzPayn, Margaret FitzPayn, John Wicks, Emma Wicks
Places: Cove, Tiverton
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 37.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after Ascension, 5 Richard [II] [16 May 1382].
Parties: Henry de Brokelond', the parson of the church of Moreton', querent, and Henry de Burton' and Alice, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Halberton', 5 messuages, 1 carucate of land and 30 acres of meadow in Fennewallebeere and Brethenebottome and a moiety of the hundred of Halberton'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Henry de Burton' and Alice have acknowledged the manor, tenements and moiety to be the right of Henry de Brokelond'.
For this: Henry de Brokelond' has granted to Henry de Burton' and Alice the manor, tenements and moiety and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Henry de Burton' and Alice and the heirs of their bodies, of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, the manor, tenements and moiety shall remain to the right heirs of Alice.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Henry de Brookland, Henry de Burton, Alice de Burton
Places: Moreton, Halberton, 'Fennewallebeere', Brithem Bottom
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 38.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Martin, 5 Richard [II] [18 November 1381].
Parties: Thomas de Stayndrop', clerk, Thomas de Barton', clerk, Alexander Merle and Robert de Brantyngham, querents, and John de Ralegh', knight, and Gwenllian (Wenthilina), his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Teyngton' Dreu.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John and Gwenllian have granted to Thomas, Thomas, Alexander and Robert the manor and have remised and quitclaimed whatsoever they had in it for the life of Gwenllian to Thomas, Thomas, Alexander and Robert and the heirs of Robert for ever.
For this: Thomas, Thomas, Alexander and Robert have given them 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas de Staindrop, Thomas de Barton, Alexander Marley, Robert de Brantingham, John de Raleigh, Gwenllian de Raleigh
Places: Drewsteignton
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 39.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Martin, 5 Richard [II] [18 November 1381].
Parties: Thomas Gouys, querent, and John de Monte Acuto, knight, and Simon Kyng', the parson of the church of Okforde, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Kynedon'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas has acknowledged the manor to be the right of John, as that which John and Simon have of his gift. For this, John and Simon have granted to Thomas the manor and have rendered it to him in the court, to hold to Thomas and the heirs of his body, of John and Simon and the heirs of John for ever, by the service of the fee of one knight. In default of such heirs, the manor shall revert to John and Simon and the heirs of John, quit of the other heirs of Thomas, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty by John and Simon and the heirs of John.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas Govys, John de Montague, Simon King
Places: Oakford, Kennedon
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 40.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Holy Trinity, 5 Richard [II] [15 June 1382].
Parties: John Hyppegras, querent, and John Whytyng' and Julian, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 2 messuages, 1 dove-cot, 32 acres of land, 6 acres of wood, 6 acres of moor, 40 acres of furze and 16 shillings and 1 penny of rent in Sydebury.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Whytyng' and Julian have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John Hyppegras, as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Julian to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John Hyppegras has given them 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Hyppegras, John Whiting, Julian Whiting
Places: Sidbury
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 41.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Three weeks from Easter, 4 Richard [II] [5 May 1381]. And afterwards one week from St Hilary, 5 Richard [II] [20 January 1382].
Parties: Roger Aleyn, querent, and Robert Aleyn and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 3 messuages, 2 carucates of land, 7 shillings of rent and a moiety of 1 messuage in Sythenhammaneray (or Sythenhammaueray), Litelsithenham, Hole and Bolehulle.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Robert and Joan have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Roger, of which he has 1 messuage, 1 carucate of land, the rent and the moiety of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Joan to him and his heirs for ever. And besides Robert and Joan granted for themselves and the heirs of Joan that 1 messuage and a moiety of 1 carucate of land - which Matthew Scryffen held for life - and also that 1 messuage and a moiety of 1 carucate of land - which William Maynard' held for life - of the inheritance of Joan in the aforesaid vills on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Matthew and William ought to revert to Robert and Joan and the heirs of Joan - after the decease of Matthew and William shall remain to Roger and his heirs, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
For this: Roger has given them 200 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Roger Allen, Robert Allen, Joan Allen, Matthew Scriven, William Maynard
Places: 'Sythenhammaneray' (or 'Sythenhammaueray'), Sydenham (in Marystow), Hole, Bullhill (in Marystow)
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 42.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 5 Richard [II] [4 May 1382]. And afterwards two weeks from Holy Trinity in the same year [15 June 1382].
Parties: John Prestecote and John Copelston', querents, and Richard Soccombe, the parson of the church of Hoxham, deforciant.
Property: 1 messuage, 1 carucate of land, 3 acres of meadow and 6 pence of rent in Hurberton'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Richard has acknowledged the tenements and rent to be the right of John Prestecote, and has granted to John and John the rent together with the homage and all services of Andrew Lercombe and his heirs in respect of all the tenements which he held before of Richard in the aforesaid vill, to hold to John and John and the heirs of John Prestecote, of the chief lords for ever. And besides Richard granted for himself and his heirs that the tenements - which John Nytheweye held for the life of Richard, of the inheritance of Richard in the aforesaid vill on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Richard ought to revert to the heirs of Richard - after the decease of Richard shall remain to John and John and the heirs of John Prestecote, to hold together with the rent, of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John and John have given him 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Prescott, John Copplestone, Richard Soccombe, Andrew Lercombe, John Netheway
Places: Huxham, Harberton
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 43.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, 5 Richard [II] [20 April 1382].
Parties: Ralph Peryn, chaplain, Robert Ramesey and Richard Ude, querents, and Osbert Hamely and Maud, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 6 messuages and 2 ferlings of land in Estpyk.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Osbert and Maud have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Ralph, and have rendered them to Ralph, Robert and Richard in the court, to hold to Ralph, Robert and Richard and the heirs of Ralph, of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty by Osbert and Maud for themselves and the heirs of Maud.
For this: Ralph, Robert and Richard have given them 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Ralph Perrin, Robert Ramsey, Richard Youd, Osbert Hamley, Maud Hamley
Places: East Peek
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 44.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Holy Trinity, 6 Richard [II] [31 May 1383]. And afterwards two weeks from Easter, 11 Richard [II] [12 April 1388] (after the death of Robert Cheddre).
Parties: Robert Cheddre of Bristollia and Joan, his wife, querents, and Ralph Waleys and Henry Wariner, deforciants.
Property: 8 messuages, 4 carucates of land, 40 acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture, 100 acres of wood and 50 shillings of rent in Holecombe Burnel, Upcotesnellard', Beme, Morehereward, Cullynggesdoune and Charleton' iuxta Otery Sc'e Marie and the manors of Yedeslegh' and Esseregny - excepting 1 acre of land in the manor of Esseregny and the advowson of the church of the manor of Esseregny - which John de Sully, knight, holds for life.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Ralph and Henry have acknowledged the manors and tenements to be the right of Robert, and have granted for themselves and the heirs of Ralph that the manors and tenements - which John held for life of the inheritance of Ralph in the aforesaid vills on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of John ought to revert to Ralph and Henry and the heirs of Ralph - after the decease of John shall remain to Robert and Joan and the heirs of Robert, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Robert and Joan have given them 500 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Robert Cheddar, Joan Cheddar, Ralph Wales, Henry Wariner, John de Sully
Places: Bristol, Holcombe Burnell, Upcott, Beam Mansion (in Great Torrington), 'Morehereward', Collingsdown (in Buckland Brewer), Charlton, Ottery St Mary, Iddesleigh, Ashreigney
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 45.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after Ascension, 6 Richard [II] [1 May 1383]. And afterwards two weeks from Holy Trinity, 7 Richard [II] [19 June 1384].
Parties: John Biry, querent, and Robert Hennefeld' and Alice, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 12 messuages, 29 shillings of rent and a fourth part of 1 acre of land in Ilfredecombe.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Robert and Alice have acknowledged the tenements and rent to be the right of John, of which he has 1 messuage of their gift. For this, John has granted to Robert and Alice the same messuage and the rent, together with the homages and all services of John Parker, Henry Porteman, Thomas Danyel, John Dauy, John Yalweton', John White, Walter Proutefot, Walter Busshep' and Stephen Rychard' and their heirs, in respect of all the tenements which they held before of John in the aforesaid vill, and [John] has rendered the same messuage to Robert and Alice in the court, to hold to Robert and Alice, of John and his heirs for the lives of Robert and Alice, rendering yearly 1 rose at the feast of the Nativity of St John the Baptist, and doing to the chief lords all other services. And besides John granted for himself and his heirs that 1 messuage - which William Gobbe and Agnes, his wife, held for their lives - and that 1 messuage - which Walter Warde and Joan, his wife, held for their lives - and that 1 messuage - which Thomas Fisshere and Margaret, his wife, held for their lives - and that 1 messuage - which William Stokhay and Maud, his wife, held for their lives - and that 1 messuage - which John Crosse and Joan, his wife, held for their lives - and that 1 messuage - which Walter Jon and Agnes, his wife, held for their lives - and that 1 messuage - which Richard Bernard' and Agnes, his wife, held for their lives - and that 1 messuage - which Thomas Lytelton' and Cecily, his wife, held for the life of Cecily - and that 1 messuage - which Thomas Willy held for life - and that 1 messuage - which Thomas Bredyport and Joan, his wife, held for their lives - and that 1 messuage - which John Blake and Alice, his wife, held for their lives - and also that the aforesaid fourth part - which Roger Gounsy held for life - of the inheritance of John Biry in the aforesaid vill on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of William, Agnes, Walter, Joan, Thomas, Margaret, William, Maud, John Crosse, Joan, Walter, Agnes, Richard, Agnes, Cecily, Thomas, Thomas, Joan, John Blake, Alice and Roger ought to revert to John Biry and his heirs - after the decease of [the same persons] shall remain to Robert and Alice, his wife, to hold together with the aforesaid messuage and rent, of John Biry and his heirs for the aforesaid service, for the lives of Robert and Alice, his wife. And after the decease of Robert and Alice, the tenements shall revert to John Biry and his heirs, quit of the heirs of Robert and Alice, his wife, to hold of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Bury, Robert Henfield, Alice Henfield, John Parker, Henry Portman, Thomas Daniel, John Davy, John Yelverton, John White, Walter Proudfoot, Walter Bishop, Stephen Richards, William Gobb, Agnes Gobb, Walter Ward, Joan Ward, Thomas Fisher, Margaret Fisher, William Stockhay, Maud Stockhay, John Cross, Joan Cross, Walter John, Agnes John, Richard Bernard, Agnes Bernard, Thomas Littleton, Cecily Littleton, Thomas Willey, Thomas Bridport, Joan Bridport, John Blake, Alice Blake, Roger Gounsy
Places: Ilfracombe
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 46.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St Martin, 7 Richard [II] [12 November 1383].
Parties: John Corp' of Dertemouthe and Elizabeth, his wife, querents, and Martin Ferrers and Leva (Leua) (or Lena), his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage in Southton' Dertemouthe.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Martin and Leva have acknowledged the messuage to be the right of John, and have remised and quitclaimed it from themselves and the heirs of Leva to John and Elizabeth and the heirs of John for ever.
For this: John and Elizabeth have given them 10 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Corp, Elizabeth Corp, Martin Ferrers, Leva Ferrers (or Lena Ferrers)
Places: Dartmouth, Southtown Dartmouth
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 47.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from Holy Trinity, 7 Richard [II] [12 June 1384].
Parties: Richard Boyecote and John Bone (or John Boue), clerk, querents, and Geoffrey Borne and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 24 acres of land and 3 acres of meadow in Estborne and Halberton'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Geoffrey and Joan have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John, as those which John and Richard have of their gift.
For this: Richard and John have granted to Geoffrey and Joan the tenements and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Geoffrey and Joan, of the chief lords for the lives of Geoffrey and Joan, and after their decease the tenements shall remain to Esmania, daughter of William Boiecote, and the heirs of her body, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to Margery, wife of John Bray, and the heirs of her body and (2) to the right heirs of Joan.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard Boycott, John Bone (or John Bove), Geoffrey Bourne, Joan Bourne, William Boycott, Esmania Boycott, John Bray, Margery Bray
Places: 'Estborne', Halberton
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 48.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Holy Trinity, 7 Richard [II] [19 June 1384].
Parties: John Jaycok, querent, and William Peuerell' and Edith, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 11 messuages, 152 acres of land, 4 acres of meadow, 2 acres of wood and 5 marks of rent in Wodehous, Aluyngton', Northdon', Coleputte, Legh', Dodebrokburgh' and Kyngesbrigge.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William and Edith have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Edith to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John has given them 200 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Jaycock, William Peverell, Edith Peverell
Places: Woodhouse (in West Alvington), West Alvington, Norden, Collapit (both in West Alvington), Leigh (in Churchstow), Dodbrooke, Kingsbridge
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 49.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St Martin, 6 Richard [II] [12 November 1382]. And afterwards two weeks from St Hilary, 7 Richard [II] [27 January 1384].
Parties: John Cary, querent, and William Dene and Isabel, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 4 messuages, 1 shop, 1 carucate and 10 acres of land and 4 shillings of rent in Exon', Howeton', Bowedon', Magna Cranebrok', Parua Cranebrok' and Pafford'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William and Isabel have acknowledged the tenements and rent to be the right of John, of which he has the tenements of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Isabel to him and his heirs for ever. And [William and Isabel] have granted to John the rent together with the homage and all services of John Pafford' and his heirs in respect of all the tenements which he held before of William and Isabel in the vill of Pafford', to hold to John and his heirs, of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John has given them 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Cary, William Dean, Isabel Dean, John Pafford
Places: Exeter, Howton, Bowden, Cranbrook, Pafford (all four in Moretonhampstead)
 
CP 25/1/44/63, number 50.
County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St Martin, 7 Richard [II] [12 November 1383].
Parties: Richard Bouryng', querent, and William Peuerel and Edith, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 14 shillings of rent in Legh'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William and Edith have acknowledged the rent to be the right of Richard, and have remised and quitclaimed it from themselves and the heirs of Edith to him and his heirs for ever.
For this: Richard has given them 10 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard Bowring, William Peverell, Edith Peverell
Places: Leigh


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