Feet of Fines: CP 25/1/45/79


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CP 25/1/45/79, number 1.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Holy Trinity, 10 Henry [V] [21 June 1422]. And afterwards one week from St Martin, 1 Henry VI [18 November 1422].
Parties: Thomas Brook', knight, querent, and Thomas Denys and Alice, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Wycroft.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas Denys and Alice have acknowledged the manor to be the right of Thomas Brook', as that which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed it from themselves and the heirs of Alice to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Thomas Brook' has given them 200 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas Brooke, Thomas Dennis, Alice Dennis
Places: Weycroft (in Axminster)
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 2.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St Martin, 1 Henry VI [12 November 1422].
Parties: William Weye and John Phylp', querents, and Thomas Hylle of Dertemouth' and Agatha, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 7 messuages and 20 and a half acres of land in Clyston' [sic] Dertemouth' Hardenasse and Tottenesse.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas and Agatha have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of William, as those which William and John have of their gift.
For this: William and John have granted to Thomas and Agatha the tenements and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Thomas and Agatha and the heirs of Thomas, of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Way, John Philip, Thomas Hill, Agatha Hill
Places: Clifton Dartmouth Hardness, Totnes
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 3.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St John the Baptist, 10 Henry [V] [8 July 1422]. And afterwards one week from St Martin, 1 Henry VI [18 November 1422].
Parties: John Tayle of Tauystok, querent, and William Coryton' and Agnes, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 4 messuages, 2 acres of meadow and 20 acres of pasture in Tauystok and Passehull'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William and Agnes have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John, as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Agnes to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John has given them 20 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Tayle, William Coryton, Agnes Coryton
Places: Tavistock, Parswell (in Tavistock)
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 4.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St John the Baptist, 8 Henry [V] [1 July 1420]. And afterwards two weeks from St John the Baptist, 1 Henry VI [8 July 1423] (after the decease of Joan).
Parties: William Boteler of Seteburgh', querent, and Richard Adam and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 4 messuages, 2 tofts, 3 carucates of land, 40 acres of meadow, 60 acres of moor, 77 shillings of rent and rent of 1 pound of wax and of 3 red roses in Seteburgh', Estaisch', Westaisch', Horton', Wynscote, Kysmeldon', Foghelhous, Skottewordy, Lymescote, Brighteneswordy, Depforde, Dodecote and Ferlegh'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Richard and Joan have granted to William 2 messuages, the tofts, 1 carucate of land, 20 acres of meadow, 20 acres of moor and 57 shillings of rent in the vills of Seteburgh', Estaisch' and Ferlegh', together with the homages and all services of Richard Drewe and Reynold, his son, John Eustace and William, his son, and Thomas White and their heirs in respect of all the tenements which they held before of Richard Adam and Joan in the vills of Seteburgh', Estaisch' and Ferlegh', and have rendered the same tenements to him in the court, to hold to William Boteler and the heirs of his body, of Richard Adam and Joan and the heirs of Joan 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. Richard Adam and Joan have also granted to William Boteler 20 shillings of rent and rent of 1 pound of wax and of 3 red roses, together with the homages and all services of Roger Thorne, Joan, who was the wife of John Hankeford', John Kymbere, John Vygors, John Toly, Richard Lymescote and John Goke and their heirs in respect of all the tenements which they held before of Richard Adam and Joan, his wife, in the vills of Westaisch', Horton', Wynscote, Kysmeldon', Foghelhous, Skottewordy, Lymescote, Brighteneswordy, Depforde and Dodecote, and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to William Boteler, of Richard Adam and Joan, his wife, and the heirs of Joan by the aforesaid services for the life of William Boteler. And besides Richard Adam and Joan, his wife, granted for themselves and the heirs of Joan that 1 messuage, 1 carucate of land, 10 acres of meadow and 20 acres of moor in the vill of Estaisch' - which Richard Drewe and Reynold held for their lives - and also that 1 messuage, 1 carucate of land, 10 acres of meadow and 20 acres of moor in the same vill - which John Eustace and William, his son, held for their lives - of the inheritance of Joan, wife of Richard, on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Richard Drewe and Reynold and John Eustace and William, his son, ought to revert to Richard Adam and Joan, his wife, and the heirs of Joan - after the decease of Richard Drewe and Reynold and John Eustace and William, his son, shall remain to William Boteler and his aforesaid heirs, to hold together with the aforesaid tenements and rent of Richard Adam and Joan, his wife, and the heirs of Joan by the aforesaid services for ever. In default of such heirs the tenements and rent shall revert to Richard Adam and Joan, his wife, and the heirs of Joan, quit of the other heirs of William Boteler, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
For this: William Boteler has given them 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Butler, Richard Adam, Joan Adam, Richard Drew, Reynold Drew, John Eustace, William Eustace, Thomas White, Roger Thorne, John Hankford, Joan Hankford, John Kimber, John Vigors, John Tooley, Richard Limscott, John Goke
Places: Sedborough (in Parkham), East and West Ash, Horton (both in Bradworthy), Winscott (in Pyworthy), Kismeldon, Volehouse (both in West Putford), Scotworthy, Limscott, Brexworthy (both in Bradworthy), Diptford, Dodscott (in St Giles in the Wood), Farleigh (in Diptford)
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 5.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 1 Henry VI [2 May 1423]. And afterwards one week from Holy Trinity in the same year [6 June 1423].
Parties: Thomas Stawell', knight, querent, and Robert Corun and Isabel, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manors of Welcombe and Suttecombe and the advowson of the church of Suttecombe.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Robert and Isabel have acknowledged the manors and advowson to be the right of Thomas, as those which he has of their gift.
For this: Thomas has granted to Robert and Isabel the manors and advowson and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Robert and Isabel and the heirs of their bodies, of the chief lords for ever, rendering yearly to Thomas and his heirs 100 shillings of silver, to wit, 25 shillings at each of St Michael, Christmas, Easter and the Nativity of St John the Baptist. Thomas shall have the right to distrain. In default of heirs of the bodies of Robert and Isabel, remainder to the heirs of the body of Isabel, subject to the same annual payment and provision for distraint. In default of such heirs, reversion to Thomas and his heirs, quit of the heirs of Robert and Isabel, and also of the other heirs of Isabel, to hold of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas Stawell, Robert Coren, Isabel Coren
Places: Welcombe, Sutcombe
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 6.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 1 Henry VI [2 May 1423]. And afterwards one week from Holy Trinity in the same year [6 June 1423].
Parties: William Squyer and Joan, his wife, querents, and William Peadehill' and Maud, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 2 messuages, 1 toft, 5 and a half acres of land and a third part of 1 messuage in Heaunton' Punchardon'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William Peadehill' and Maud have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of William Squyer, of which William Squyer and Joan have the messuages, toft and 4 acres of land of their gift, to hold to William Squyer and Joan and the heirs of William, of the chief lords for ever. And besides William Peadehill' and Maud granted for themselves and the heirs of Maud that 1 and a half acres of land and the third part - which John Fayreman' held for the life of Richard Golde of the inheritance of Maud in the aforesaid vill on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Richard ought to revert to William Peadehill' and Maud and the heirs of Maud - after the decease of Richard shall remain to William Squyer and Joan and the heirs of William, to hold together with the aforesaid tenements of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: William Squyer and Joan have given them 20 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Squire, Joan Squire, William Peadehill, Maud Peadehill, John Fairman, Richard Gould
Places: Heanton Punchardon
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 7.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Hilary, 9 Henry [V] [20 January 1422]. And afterwards one week from Holy Trinity, 1 Henry VI [6 June 1423].
Parties: Richard Hankeford', esquire, John Dabernoun, William Blenche and Walter Clerk of Fenne*, querents, and John Seccombe and Isabel, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 1 ferling of land, 3 acres of meadow, 40 acres of pasture and 2 pence of rent in Frithelstoke.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Seccombe and Isabel have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Richard, and have granted to Richard, John Dabernoun, William and Walter the rent, together with the homages and all services of William Hankeford', knight, and John Broun and their heirs in respect of all the tenements which they held before of John Seccombe and Isabel in the aforesaid vill, to hold to Richard, John Dabernoun, William and Walter and the heirs of Richard, of the chief lords for ever. And besides John Seccombe and Isabel granted for themselves and the heirs of Isabel that the tenements - which Isabel, who was the wife of John Crese, held for life of the inheritance of Isabel, the wife of John Seccombe, in the aforesaid vill on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Isabel, who was the wife of John Crese, ought to revert to John Seccombe and Isabel, his wife, and the heirs of Isabel - after the decease of Isabel, who was the wife of John Crese, shall remain to Richard, John Dabernoun, William and Walter and the heirs of Richard, to hold together with the rent, of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Richard, John Dabernoun, William and Walter have given them 100 marks of silver.
Note: [Presumably the placename marked * is intended to be 'Fenne', though if so there is one minim too many.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard Hankford, John Dabernon, William Blench, Walter Clarke, John Secombe, Isabel Secombe, William Hankford, John Brown, John Creese, Isabel Creese
Places: Venn, Frithelstock
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 8.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 1 Henry VI [2 May 1423]. And afterwards one week from Holy Trinity in the same year [6 June 1423].
Parties: Walter Grendon' of Grendon', querent, and William Wibbeton' and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 45 acres of land, 4 acres of meadow and 14 acres of moor in Fursham.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William and Joan have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Walter, as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Joan to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Walter has given them 20 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Walter Grendon, William Wibton, Joan Wibton
Places: Grendon (in Cheriton Bishop), Fursham (in Drewsteignton)
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 9.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 1 Henry VI [2 May 1423]. And afterwards one week from Holy Trinity in the same year [6 June 1423].
Parties: Richard Worthy and Katherine, his wife, querents, and Richard Brangweyn of Brydeport and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 5 ferlings of land, 3 acres of meadow, 2 acres of wood and 80 acres of moor in Myncheton' and Wolfresworthy.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Richard Brangweyn and Joan have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Richard Worthy, as those which Richard Worthy and Katherine have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Joan to Richard Worthy and Katherine and the heirs of Richard for ever.
For this: Richard Worthy and Katherine have given them 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard Worthy, Katherine Worthy, Richard Brangwin, Joan Brangwin
Places: Minchington (in Woolfardisworthy), Woolfardisworthy, Bridport
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 10.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 1 Henry VI [2 May 1423]. And afterwards one week from Holy Trinity in the same year [6 June 1423].
Parties: Robert Corun and Isabel, his wife, querents, and Thomas Stawell', knight, deforciant.
Property: The manors of Merton' and Alfrythesworthy, and 13 shillings of rent in Notteley and Holdesworthy and the advowson of the church of Merton'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas has acknowledged the manors, rent and advowson to be the right of Isabel, as those which Robert and Isabel have of his gift.
For this: Robert and Isabel have granted to Thomas the manors, rent and advowson and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to Thomas and the heirs of his body, of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to Elizabeth, the wife of Hugh Pyke, and the heirs of her body. In default of such heirs, reversion to Robert and Isabel and the heirs of Isabel, quit of the other heirs of Elizabeth [sic], to hold of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Robert Coren, Isabel Coren, Thomas Stawell, Hugh Pyke, Elizabeth Pyke
Places: Merton, Alfardisworthy (in Bradworthy), Nutley (in Tavistock), Holsworthy
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 11.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Martin, 9 Henry [V] [25 November 1421]. And afterwards one week from Holy Trinity, 1 Henry VI [6 June 1423].
Parties: John Crokker of Lynham, esquire, querent, and Roger Tauystoke and Isabel, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 2 messuages, 1 mill, 200 acres of land, 6 acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture, 6 acres of wood and 19 shillings and 6 pence of rent in Torre Peke, Tylia Peke and Pyles Peke.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Roger 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 have granted to John the rent together with the homages and all services of William Baroun', John Canterhull' and John Gybbe and their heirs, in respect of all the tenements which they held before of Roger and Isabel in the aforesaid vills, to hold to John Crokker 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 Crocker, Roger Tavistock, Isabel Tavistock, William Baron, John Cantrell, John Gibb
Places: Lyneham (in Yealmpton), Torpeek (in Ugborough), 'Tylia Peke', Piles (in Harford)
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 12.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Holy Trinity, 1 Henry VI [13 June 1423].
Parties: Reynold Henxlegh' and Sibel, his wife, querents, and William Henxlegh', deforciant.
Property: 13 messuages, 6 tofts, 280 acres of land, 24 acres of meadow, 1 acre of wood, 5 acres of alder, 5 acres of moor and 13 shillings of rent in Henxlegh', Colemanneslond', Westexe, Estgoteham, Westgoteham, Bontifyslond', Tyuerton', Estbradelegh', Frogwell', Morehayes, Lyuerlake, Crondon', Lomene and Cofyneslond'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Sibel, as those which Reynold and Sibel have of his gift. For this, Reynold and Sibel 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 the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the right heirs of William.
Warranty: Warranty by Sibel and her heirs.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Reynold Hensleigh, Sibel Hensleigh, William Hensleigh
Places: Hensleigh (in Tiverton), 'Colemanneslond'', West Exe (in Tiverton), Gotham, 'Bontifyslond'', Tiverton, East Bradley (in Tiverton), Frogwell (in Tiverton), Moorehayes (in Cullompton), Leverlake (in Tiverton), 'Crondon'', Uploman, 'Cofyneslond''
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 13.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Hilary, 1 Henry VI [20 January 1423].
Parties: Thomas Mitford' and John Taple, citizen and grocer of London', querents, and William Whitfeld' and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manors of Farlegh' and Playstowe.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William and Joan have acknowledged the manors to be the right of Thomas, of which Thomas and John have the manor of Playstowe and 2 parts of the manor of Farlegh' of their gift.
For this: Thomas and John have granted to William and Joan the same manor and 2 parts, and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to William and Joan and the heirs of their bodies, of the chief lords for ever. And besides Thomas and John granted for themselves and the heirs of Thomas that the third part of the manor of Farlegh' - which Arnulph Chaghstey and Elizabeth, his wife, held for the life of Elizabeth of the inheritance of Thomas on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Elizabeth ought to revert to Thomas and John and the heirs of Thomas - after the decease of Elizabeth shall remain to William and Joan and their aforesaid heirs, to hold together with the manor of Playstowe and 2 parts, 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: Thomas Mitford, John Taple, William Whitfield, Joan Whitfield, Arnulph Chasty, Elizabeth Chasty
Places: Farley (in Brendon), Plaistow (in Shirwell), London
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 14.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St John the Baptist, 1 Henry VI [8 July 1423]. And afterwards one week from St Michael, 2 Henry VI [6 October 1423].
Parties: Thomas Spore, clerk, querent, and John Penhale and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 7 messuages and 2 carucates of land in Eggeneswille.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John and Joan have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Thomas, as those which he has of their gift.
For this: Thomas has granted to John and Joan the tenements and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to John and Joan and the heirs of their bodies, of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to Joan, the wife of William Byle, daughter of the aforesaid John Penhale, and the heirs of her body, (2) to Thomas Penhale and the heirs of his body, (3) to Ralph Penhale and the heirs of his body and (4) to Hugh Courtenay of Haccumbe, knight, and his heirs.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas Spoor, John Penhale, Joan Penhale, Joan Penhale, William Byle, Thomas Penhale, Ralph Penhale, Hugh Courtenay
Places: Edginswell, Haccombe
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 15.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after All Souls, 2 Henry VI [3 November 1423].
Parties: William Frye, Thomas Hertescote, Thomas Foulehill', John Speke, John Fychet, William Cook, John Parker, Henry Cole, dyer, and John Cook of Otery B'e Marie, querents, and Henry Cook of Otery B'e Marie and Isabel, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 2 messuages, 200 acres of land, 5 acres of meadow and 4 acres of alder in Taleton' and Fyneton'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Henry Cook and Isabel have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John Cook, as those which the same John, William, Thomas, Thomas, John Speke, John Fychet, William, John Parker and Henry Cole have of their gift, to hold to William, Thomas, Thomas, John, John, William, John, Henry Cole and John and the heirs of John Cook, of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty by Henry Cook and Isabel for themselves and the heirs of Isabel.
For this: William, Thomas, Thomas, John, John, William, John, Henry Cole and John have given them 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Fry, Thomas Hurscott, Thomas Foulhill, John Speke, John Fitchet, William Cook, John Parker, Henry Cole, John Cook, Henry Cook, Isabel Cook
Places: Ottery St Mary, Talaton, Feniton
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 16.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after All Souls, 2 Henry VI [3 November 1423].
Parties: John Trelay, querent, and John Geasse and Alice, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 2 messuages, 2 acres of land and a moiety of 1 acre of moor in Honyton'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Geasse and Alice have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John Trelay, as those which he has of their gift.
For this: John Trelay has granted to John Geasse and Alice the tenements and has rendered them to them in the court, to hold to John Geasse and Alice, of John Trelay and his heirs for the lives of John Geasse and Alice, rendering yearly 1 rose at the feast of the Nativity of St John the Baptist, and doing to the chief lords all other services, and after the decease of John Geasse and Alice, the tenements shall revert to John Trelay and his heirs, quit of the heirs of John Geasse and Alice, to hold of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Trelay, John Gease, Alice Gease
Places: Honiton
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 17.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after All Souls, 2 Henry VI [3 November 1423].
Parties: John Smyth' of Pilton' and Walter Pollard', querents, and Thomas Passewere and Agnes, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage and 1 garden in Barnestaple.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas and Agnes have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John, as those which John and Walter have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Agnes to John and Walter and the heirs of John for ever.
Warranty: Warranty by Agnes for herself and her heirs.
For this: John and Walter have given them 10 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Smith, Walter Pollard, Thomas Passewere, Agnes Passewere
Places: Pilton, Barnstaple
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 18.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after the Purification of the Blessed Mary, 2 Henry VI [3 February 1424]. And afterwards two weeks from Easter in the same year [7 May 1424].
Parties: Peter Sturt, chaplain, and Richard Rowe, querents, and Stephen Baron' and Joan, his wife, and John Baron' and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage and a fourth part of 1 virgate of land in Kynggeswer'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Stephen, Joan, his wife, John and Joan, his wife, have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Peter, as those which Peter and Richard have of their gift.
For this: Peter and Richard have granted to Stephen and Joan, his wife, the tenements and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Stephen and Joan, his wife, of the chief lords for the lives of Stephen and Joan, and after their decease the tenements shall remain to John Baron' and Joan, 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 Joan, the wife of Stephen.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Peter Sturt, Richard Rowe, Stephen Baron, Joan Baron, John Baron
Places: Kingswear
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 19.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 2 Henry VI [21 May 1424].
Parties: John Bamfeld', querent, and Emma Lenne, deforciant.
Property: 1 messuage, 2 gardens, 60 acres of land and 6 acres of meadow in Taustoke.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Emma has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John, as those which he has of her gift, and has remised and quitclaimed them from herself and her heirs to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John has given her 20 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Bamfield, Emma Lenn
Places: Tawstock
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 20.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, 2 Henry VI [7 May 1424]. And afterwards one week from Holy Trinity in the same year [25 June 1424].
Parties: John Shaplegh' and Margaret, his wife, querents, and John Batyn, deforciant.
Property: The manor of Breyngton', which William Durlyng' holds for life.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Batyn has granted for himself and his heirs that the manor - which William held for life of the inheritance of John Batyn on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of William ought to revert to John Batyn and his heirs - after the decease of William shall remain to John Shaplegh' and Margaret and the heirs of their bodies, to hold of John Batyn 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 heirs of the bodies of John Shaplegh' and Margaret, reversion to John Batyn and his heirs, quit of the other heirs of John Shaplegh' and Margaret, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
For this: John Shaplegh' and Margaret have given him 100 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Shapley, Margaret Shapley, John Batten, William Darling
Places: Brenton (in Exminster)
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 21.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from Holy Trinity, 2 Henry VI [25 June 1424]. And afterwards one week from St Michael, 3 Henry VI [6 October 1424].
Parties: Richard Fortescu and Agnes, his wife, querents, and Margaret, who was the wife of John Stone, deforciant.
Property: 3 messuages, 9 ferlings and 7 acres of land, 12 acres of meadow, 8 acres of furze and heath and 12 shillings of rent in Holecombe iuxta Addeston', Keaton' iuxta [W]orthyhele*, Plympton' Comitis and Plympton' Prioris.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Richard and Agnes have acknowledged the tenements and rent to be the right of Margaret, as those which she has of their gift.
For this: Margaret has granted to Richard and Agnes the tenements and rent, together with the homages and all services of John Wylly, Walter Selman, John Wolder and Martin Chaldeswell' and their heirs in respect of all the tenements which they held before of Margaret in the aforesaid vills, and has rendered the tenements to them in the court, to hold to Richard and Agnes and the heirs of their bodies, of Margaret and her 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, reversion to Margaret and her heirs, quit of the other heirs of Richard and Agnes, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
Note: [* Worthy is at the end of one line and hele at the beginning of the next.]

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard Fortescue, Agnes Fortescue, John Stone, Margaret Stone, John Willey, Walter Selman, John Wolder, Martin Chaldeswell
Places: Hollowcombe (in Ermington), Addistone (in Holbeton), Keaton, Worthele (both in Ermington), Plympton St Maurice, Plympton Prior
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 22.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Michael, 3 Henry VI [6 October 1424]. And afterwards one week from St Hilary in the same year [20 January 1425].
Parties: John Beof', querent, and William Squyer and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 toft, 2 ferlings of land, 1 acre of meadow and 10 acres of wood in Mollond'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Joan, as those which William and Joan have of his gift.
For this: William and Joan have granted to John the tenements and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to John and his heirs, of the chief lords for ever, rendering yearly to William and Joan and the heirs of Joan 1 penny at St Michael for 50 years, and rendering also yearly to William and Joan and the heirs of Joan after the 50 years, 40 shillings of silver at St Michael for ever. William and Joan and the heirs of Joan shall have the right to distrain.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Beof, William Squire, Joan Squire
Places: Molland
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 23.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St Martin, 3 Henry VI [12 November 1424]. And afterwards one week from St Hilary in the same year [20 January 1425].
Parties: Richard Densill', esquire, and Joan his wife, querents, and Henry Keche, clerk, and John Dygon', clerk, deforciants.
Property: The manors of Lamerton', Whytechirche and Were Gyffard' and the advowson of the church of Were Gyffard'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Richard and Joan have acknowledged the manors and advowson to be the right of Henry, as those which Henry and John have of their gift.
For this: Henry and John have granted to Richard and Joan the manors of Lamerton' and Whytechurche and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Richard and Joan, of the chief lords for the lives of Richard and Joan, and after their decease the same manors shall remain to Richard Densill' the younger and the heirs of his body, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs the same manors shall remain to the right heirs of Joan. Henry and John have also granted to Richard Densill, esquire, and Joan the manor [of Were] Gyffard' and the advowson and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Richard and Joan and the heirs of their bodies, of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs the same manor and advowson shall remain to the right heirs of Joan.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard Densill, Joan Densill, Henry Keach, John Digon
Places: Lamerton, Whitchurch, Wear Gifford
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 24.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from the Purification of the Blessed Mary, 3 Henry VI [9 February 1425].
Parties: Thomas atte Wode and Mary Slade, querents, and William Galyon and John Cokworthy, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Burleston' and 4 messuages, 200 acres of land, 20 acres of meadow and 200 acres of pasture in Burleston', Fuwych' and Colryg'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William and John have granted to Thomas and Mary the manor and tenements and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Thomas and Mary and the heirs of their bodies, of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the right heirs of Thomas.
For this: Thomas and Mary have given them 200 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas atte Wood, Mary Slade, William Gallion, John Cockworthy
Places: Borlestone, Fuge (both in Blackawton), Coldridge
 
CP 25/1/45/79, number 25.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Easter, 9 Henry [V] [6 April 1421]. And afterwards two weeks from Easter, 3 Henry VI [22 April 1425].
Parties: Ralph Hill' and William Wyot, querents, and Thomas Wyndesore and Alice, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 2 messuages, 30 acres of land, 6 acres of meadow, 26 shillings and 8 pence of rent in Boreton', Holecombe, Keaton', Wlonkewille, Plympton' and Wryngworth'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas and Alice have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Ralph, as those which Ralph and William have of their gift.
For this: Ralph and William have granted to Thomas and Alice the tenements and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Thomas and Alice, of the chief lords for the lives of Thomas and Alice, and after their decease a moiety of the aforesaid tenements shall remain to William Rete and Isabel, his wife, and the heirs of the body of Isabel, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders, in respect of the moiety, (1) to Eleanor Wyndesore, daughter of Thomas Wyndesore, and the heirs of her body and (2) to the right heirs of Alice. And also after the decease of Thomas and Alice, the other moiety of the tenements shall remain to the aforesaid Eleanor and her aforesaid heirs, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders, in respect of the other moiety, (1) to the aforesaid William Rete and Isabel and the aforesaid heirs of Isabel and (2) to the right heirs of Alice,

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Ralph Hill, William Wyatt, Thomas Windsor, Alice Windsor, William Rete, Isabel Rete, Eleanor Windsor
Places: Burraton, Hollowcombe, Keaton (all in Ermington), Flankwell (in Plympton St Mary), Plympton, Wringworthy (in Mary Tavy)


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