Feet of Fines: CP 25/1/46/90


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CP 25/1/46/90, number 276.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from St Michael, 34 Henry VI [27 October 1455].
Parties: Martin Fortescu and Elizabeth, his wife, querents, and John Fortescu, knight, and Isabel, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Combe and 4 messuages, 1 dove-cot, 3 gardens, 6 ferlings of land, 5 acres of meadow, 12 acres of wood and 27 shillings and 8 pence of rent and rent of 1 wax candle worth 12 pence and of 1 pound of wax in Holbeton', Overcombe, Nethercombe, Battokkysburgh', Efford' and Alston'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John and Isabel have granted to Martin and Elizabeth the manor, tenements and rent and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Martin and Elizabeth, without impeachment of waste, of John and Isabel and the heirs of John, for the life of Elizabeth, 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 Elizabeth, the manor, tenements and rent shall remain to Martin and the heirs begotten by Martin on the body of Elizabeth, to hold of John and Isabel and the heirs of John by the aforesaid services for ever. In default of such heirs, reversion to John and Isabel and the heirs of John, quit of the other heirs of Martin and Elizabeth, to hold of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Martin Fortescue, Elizabeth Fortescue, John Fortescue, Isabel Fortescue
Places: Holbeton, Combe, Battisborough, Efford, Alston (all in Holbeton)
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 277.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from St Hilary, 34 Henry VI [27 January 1456].
Parties: Henry Drewe of Blakhall' and John Wode of Bukfastlegh', querents, and Robert Spryghille and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage and 60 acres of land in Tadeslade and Skyredon'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Robert and Joan have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Henry, as those which Henry and John have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Joan to Henry and John and the heirs of Henry for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Henry and John have given them 40 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Henry Drew, John Wood, Robert Sprighill, Joan Sprighill
Places: Blackhall (in Plymstock), Buckfastleigh, Addislade, Skerraton (both in Dean Prior)
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 278.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after Ascension, 34 Henry VI [7 May 1456].
Parties: Roger Keys, canon of the cathedral church of B'i Petri Exon', and William Slougge, chaplain, querents, and Robert Rokley and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Northalyngton' and the advowson of the church of Northalyngton'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Robert and Elizabeth have acknowledged the manor and advowson to be the right of Roger, as those which Roger and William have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Elizabeth to Roger and William and the heirs of Roger for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Roger and William have granted to Robert and Elizabeth the manor and advowson and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Robert and Elizabeth and the heirs of the body of Elizabeth, of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the right heirs of John Prideaux of Orcharton', esquire.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Roger Keys, William Slougge, Robert Rockley, Elizabeth Rockley, John Prideaux
Places: Exeter St Peter, East Allington, Orcheton (in Modbury)
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 279.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from the Purification of the Blessed Mary, 32 Henry VI [9 February 1454]. And afterwards one week from Holy Trinity, 34 Henry VI [30 May 1456].
Parties: John Flenyng' [sic] the younger, querent, and Richard Waterman, deforciant.
Property: 1 messuage, 120 acres of land, 12 acres of meadow, 5 acres of wood and 103 acres of furze and heath in Westhele otherwise called Heletyrell'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Richard has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John, as those which he has of his gift, and has remised and quitclaimed them from himself and his heirs to John and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John has given him 40 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Fleming, Richard Waterman
Places: Hele (in Petrockstowe)
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 280.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after St Martin, 35 Henry VI [12 November 1456].
Parties: Walter Belamy and Thomas Loragh', querents, and Henry Hardy and Nichole, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 40 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow and 60 acres of furze and heath in Forde and Pitlond' and common of pasture for all kinds of animals in Pendoune.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Henry and Nichole have acknowledged the tenements and common to be the right of Thomas, as those which Thomas and Walter have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Nichole to Walter and Thomas and the heirs of Thomas for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Walter and Thomas have granted to Henry and Nichole the tenements and common and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to Henry and Nichole and the heirs of the body of Nichole, of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to John Rous the younger and his heirs.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Walter Bellamy, Thomas Loragh, Henry Hardy, Nichole Hardy, John Rous
Places: 'Forde', Pitland (in Lamerton), 'Pendoune'
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 281.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after All Souls, 35 Henry VI [3 November 1456].
Parties: John Copleston', Henry Drewe, John Parker, clerk, and William Rugge, clerk, querents, and John Coote, deforciant.
Property: 2 messuages, 19 acres of land, 3 parts of 1 acre of meadow and a fourth part of 1 acre of wood in Bukfastlegh'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Coote has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John Parker, and has granted for himself and his heirs that the tenements - which Elizabeth, late the wife of John Wode, held for life of the inheritance of John Coote on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of Elizabeth ought to remain to John Fortescu, son of Richard Fortescu, esquire, if John Fortescu survives Elizabeth, for the life of John Fortescu, and which after the decease of Elizabeth and John Fortescu ought to revert to John Coote and his heirs - after the decease of Elizabeth and John Fortescu shall remain to John Copleston', Henry, John Parker and William and the heirs of John Parker, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
For this: John Copleston', Henry, John Parker and William have given him 40 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Copplestone, Henry Drew, John Parker, William Ridge, John Coote, John Wood, Elizabeth Wood, John Fortescue, Richard Fortescue
Places: Buckfastleigh
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 282.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Hilary, 35 Henry VI [20 January 1457].
Parties: James Chuddelegh', John Barnhous, Robert Gambon' and John Wille, querents, and John Gernon' and Alice, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 2 messuages, 40 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow and 2 acres of wood in Langallar.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Gernon' and Alice have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of James, as those which James, John Barnhous, Robert and John Wille have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Alice to James, John Barnhous, Robert and John Wille and the heirs of James for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: James, John Barnhous, Robert and John Wille have given them 40 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: James Chudleigh, John Barnhouse, Robert Gambon, John Will, John Gernon, Alice Gernon
Places: Langaller (in Bovey Tracy and Ilsington)
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 283.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Hilary, 35 Henry VI [20 January 1457].
Parties: James Chuddelegh', John Copleston' and Philip Copleston', querents, and John Moll' and Mary, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 1 garden, 18 acres of land, 1 and a half acres of wood, 12 shillings and 6 pence of rent and a moiety of 1 acre of meadow in Medenford', which John Fradell' and Henry Power hold for their lives.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Moll' and Mary have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John Copleston', and have granted for themselves and the heirs of Mary that the tenements - which John Fradell' and Henry held for their lives of the inheritance of Mary on the day the agreement was made, and which after the decease of John Fradell' and Henry ought to revert to John Moll' and Mary and the heirs of Mary - after the decease of John Fradell' and Henry shall remain to James, John Copleston' and Philip and the heirs of John, to hold of the chief lords for ever.
For this: James, John Copleston' and Philip have given them 40 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: James Chudleigh, John Copplestone, Philip Copplestone, John Mole, Mary Mole, John Fradell, Henry Power
Places: Maidenford (in Barnstaple)
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 284.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 35 Henry VI [15 May 1457].
Parties: John More and John Meryfeld' and Joan, his wife, querents, and Rose, who was the wife of John Docer, deforciant.
Property: 1 toft, 8 acres of land and 3 acres of meadow in Coweke.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Rose has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John Meryfeld', and has granted for herself and her heirs that the tenements - which John Whyte held for the term of 20 years by a rent of 16 shillings of the inheritance of Rose on the day the agreement was made, and which after the term ought to revert to Rose and her heirs - after the term shall remain to John More, John Meryfeld' and Joan and the heirs of John Meryfeld', to hold of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John More, John Meryfeld' and Joan have given her 20 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Moore, John Merrifield, Joan Merrifeld, John Docer, Rose Docer, John White
Places: Cowick (in Exeter St Thomas)
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 285.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from the Purification of the Blessed Mary, 27 Henry VI [9 February 1449]. And afterwards one week from St Michael, 36 Henry VI [6 October 1457].
Parties: William Lytelwyke, Nicholas Whyte, Thomas Smyth', clerk, and William West, querents, and Edward Langford', esquire, and Sanchia (Sanchea), his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manors of Catykkebeare and Melbyre and the advowson of the church of Monkeokhampton' and 8 acres of land, 9 pounds, 15 shillings, 10 pence and 1 halfpenny of rent and rent of 1 horse's nail and of 2 red roses in Monkeokhampton', Nythercote, Southcote, Maddeford', Blakedon', Crofte, Greneslade, Bradeworthe, Nythermelbyre, Wyggedon', More, Manyspesdyche, Ouermylbury, Brokescombe, Cokyswall', Northcombe, Wyke Germyn' and Fenne.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Edward and Sanchia have acknowledged the manors, land, rent and advowson to be the right of William Lytelwyke, of which the same William, Nicholas, Thomas and William West have the manors, land and advowson of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Sanchia to William, Nicholas, Thomas and William and the heirs of William Lytelwyke for ever. And besides Edward and Sanchia granted to William, Nicholas, Thomas and William the rent together with the homages and all services of Walter Nithercote, Walter Reynald', Thomas Coke, Henry Denbold', Thomas Wonnecote, John Madeford', John Grodon', Thomas Arnold', John Cnappeman', John Bex, Alice Bratyn', Thomas Pateryg', Martin Haywode, John Thorne, William Clerke, William Melbury, Baldwin Fulleford', William Langeford', John Manspesde[c]he, William Perys, John Heye, Roger Colompere, Nicholas Corune, Walter, prior of Frydelstoke, and his successors, Adam atte Fenne and William Cary and their heirs, in respect of all the tenements which they held before of Edward and Sanchia in the aforesaid vills, to hold to William Lytelwyke, Nicholas Whyte, Thomas Smyth' and William West and the heirs of William Lytelwyke, of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty against John, abbot of Tavistock, and his successors.
For this: William Lytelwyke, Nicholas Whyte, Thomas Smyth' and William West have given them 100 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Littlewick, Nicholas White, Thomas Smith, William West, Edward Langford, Sanchia Langford, Walter Nethercott, Walter Reynold, Thomas Cook, Henry Denbold, Thomas Wonnacott, John Madford, John Grodon, Thomas Arnold, John Knapman, John Bex, Alice Bratton, Thomas Patteridge, Martin Haywood, John Thorne, William Clarke, William Melbury, Baldwin Fulford, William Langford, John Mansditch, William Perris, John Haye, Roger Colompere, Nicholas Coren, Walter, Adam atte Fenn, William Cary
Places: Kigbeare (in Okehampton), Melbury (in Beaworthy), Monkokehampton, Nethercott (in Parkham), Southcott (in Winkleigh), Madford (in Beaworthy), Blagdon (in Clawton), Croft (in Okehampton), Greenslade (in North Tawton), Bradworthy, Wiggadon (in Huntshaw), Moor (in Pyworthy), Mansditch (in Beaworthy), Brockscombe (in Bratton Clovelly), Coxwall (in Beaworthy), Northcombe (in Bratton Clovelly), Germansweek, 'Fenne', Frithelstock
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 286.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 36 Henry VI [30 April 1458].
Parties: John Chuddelegh' and William Charleys, querents, and William Chuddelegh' and Christian, his wife, deforciants.
Property: A moiety of the manors of Worthell' and Wydecombe and a moiety of 1 messuage, of 200 acres of land, of 6 acres of meadow, of 12 acres of wood and of 3 shillings and 4 pence of rent in Barne and Georgeys Tenge.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William Chuddelegh' and Christian have acknowledged the moieties to be the right of John, as those which John and William Charleys have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Christian to John and William Charleys and the heirs of John for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John and William Charleys have granted to William Chuddelegh' and Christian the moieties and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to William Chuddelegh' and Christian, without impeachment of waste, of the chief lords for the lives of William Chuddelegh' and Christian, and after their decease the moieties shall remain to the heirs of the bodies of William Chuddelegh' and Christian, to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, remainder to the right heirs of Christian.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Chudleigh, William Charles, William Chudleigh, Christian Chudleigh
Places: Worthele (in Ermington), 'Wydecombe', 'Barne', George Teign (in Ashton)
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 287.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after Ascension, 36 Henry VI [12 May 1458].
Parties: John Wollecote, querent, and John Michell' and Alice, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage and 1 and a half acres of land in Chageford'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Michell' and Alice have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John Wollecote, as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Alice to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty against Edmund, abbot of Westminster, and his successors.
For this: John Wollecote has given them 20 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Wollacott, John Mitchell, Alice Mitchell
Places: Chagford
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 288.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 36 Henry VI [30 April 1458]. And afterwards one week from Holy Trinity in the same year [4 June 1458].
Parties: John Cokworthy and Thomasia, his wife, querents, and John Mogys and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 80 acres of land, 6 acres of meadow and 16 acres of moor in Bruscombe, and common of pasture for 30 cattle, 6 horses, 6 mares and 100 sheep in 300 acres of moor commonly called le co'en pasture of Cholecombe in the same vill.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Mogys and Joan have acknowledged the tenements and common to be the right of Thomasia, as those which John Cokworthy and Thomasia have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Joan to John Cokworthy and Thomasia and the heirs of Thomasia for ever.
For this: John Cokworthy and Thomasia have granted to John Mogys and Joan the tenements and common and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to John Mogys and Joan, of John Cokworthy and Thomasia and the heirs of Thomasia begotten by John Cokworthy, for the lives of John Mogys and Joan, rendering yearly to John Cokworthy and Thomasia and the heirs of Thomasia begotten by John Cokworthy 6 shillings and 10 pence of silver, to wit, a moiety at Easter and the other moiety at St Michael, and doing suit at the court of John Cokworthy and Thomasia and the heirs of Thomasia begotten by John Cokworthy of Cholecombe, held there from month to month each year. And after the decease of John Mogys and Joan, the tenements and common shall remain to Nicholas, son of the aforesaid John Mogys and Joan, to hold of John Cokworthy and Thomasia and the heirs of Thomasia begotten by John Cokworthy, by the aforesaid service and for a twentieth part of 1 knight's fee for the life of Nicholas. And after his decease the tenements and common shall remain to the heirs of the body of Nicholas, to hold of John Cokworthy and Thomasia and the heirs of Thomasia begotten by John Cokworthy, rendering yearly to them 10 shillings of silver, to wit, a moiety at Easter and the other moiety at St Michael, and doing all other service as aforesaid, for ever. In default of such heirs, reversion to John Cokworthy and Thomasia and the heirs of Thomasia, quit of the other heirs of John Mogys and Joan and Nicholas, to hold of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Cockworthy, Thomasia Cockworthy, John Moggs, Joan Moggs, Nicholas Moggs
Places: Buscombe (in Challacombe), Challacombe
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 289.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after All Souls, 37 Henry VI [3 November 1458].
Parties: John Threpland' and Joan, his wife, querents, and Thomas Honyton' and Margaret, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manors of Shylueston', Fursham and Doddyscomb' and 10 messuages, 710 acres of land, 66 acres of meadow, 80 acres of wood and 340 acres of furze and heath in Baunton', Rouston', Ryston', Lyouneslake, Portesham, Haggestor and Exon', and a fourth part of the manor of Legh' Peuerell', and the advowson of the same manor of Legh' Peuerell',
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas and Margaret have acknowledged the manors, tenements, fourth part and advowson to be the right of John, as those which John and Joan have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Margaret to John and Joan and the heirs of John for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John and Joan have given them 200 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Threpland, Joan Threpland, Thomas Honiton, Margaret Honiton
Places: Shilstone, Fursham (both in Drewsteignton), Doddiscombe (in Bampton), Bampton, Rousdon, Ruston (in East Worlington), 'Lyouneslake', Porsham, Haxter (both in Tamerton Foliot), Exeter, 'Legh' Peuerell''
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 289 (duplicate).
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Holy Trinity, 37 Henry VI [3 June 1459].
Parties: Richard Leuermore the elder, querent, and Thomas Garston' and Isabel, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 2 tofts, 2 gardens and 1 acre of land in Neuton' Popelford'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Thomas and Isabel have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Richard, as those which he has of their gift, and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to Richard and his heirs, of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty by Thomas and Isabel for themselves and the heirs of Isabel.
For this: Richard has given them 100 shillings of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard Levermore, Thomas Garston, Isabel Garston
Places: Newton Poppleford
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 290.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Martin, 37 Henry VI [18 November 1458].
Parties: John Gyffard', John Orchard' and William Coffyn', querents, and Ellis Nywham and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 5 messuages, 1 toft, 3 gardens, 443 acres of land, 27 acres of meadow, 12 acres of wood and 40 acres of moor in Miluerton', Louelynch', Hundesmore and Bruscheford'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Ellis and Joan have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John Gyffard', as those which the same John, John Orchard' and William have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Joan to John, John and William and the heirs of John Gyffard' for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John, John and William have granted to Ellis the tenements and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to Ellis, without impeachment of waste, of the chief lords for the life of Ellis, and after his decease the tenements shall remain to Joan and her heirs, to hold of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Giffard, John Orchard, William Coffin, Ellis Newham, Joan Newham
Places: 'Miluerton'', 'Louelynch'', 'Hundesmore', Brushford
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 291.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Martin, 37 Henry VI [18 November 1458].
Parties: John Bernehowse and William Fowell', querents, and Walter Trotyng' and Willelma, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage and 3 acres of land in Torremoun'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Walter and Willelma have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John, as those which John and William have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Willelma to John and William and the heirs of John for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John and William have given them 20 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Bernhouse, William Fowell, Walter Trotting, Willelma Trotting
Places: Tormoham
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 292.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after All Souls, 37 Henry VI [3 November 1458].
Parties: Henry Webber, clerk, Roger Keys, clerk, Richard Martyn', clerk, Richard Daweber, clerk, William Pawelyn', clerk, Richard Horygge, chaplain, and John Luffyngcote, querents, and John Carswell' and Isabel, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage and 6 acres of land within the parish and fee of Sc'e Satiuole outside the east gate of the city of Exon'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Carswell' and Isabel have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Richard Horygge, as those which the same Richard, Henry, Roger, Richard Martyn', Richard Daweber, William and John Luffyngcote have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Isabel to Henry, Roger, Richard, Richard, William, Richard and John Luffyngcote and the heirs of Richard Horygge for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Henry, Roger, Richard, Richard, William, Richard and John Luffyngcote have given them 40 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Henry Webber, Roger Keys, Richard Martin, Richard Dawber, William Paulin, Richard Horridge, John Luffincott, John Kerswell, Isabel Kerswell
Places: Saint Sidwell, Exeter
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 293.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 37 Henry VI [22 April 1459].
Parties: Richard Leuermore the elder, querent, and Stephen Raynell' and Maud, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 2 tofts, 3 gardens and 1 acre of land in the fee of Sc'e Satiuole outside the east gate of the city of Exon'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Stephen and Maud have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Richard, as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Maud to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Richard has given them 20 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Richard Levermore, Stephen Reynell, Maud Reynell
Places: Saint Sidwell, Exeter
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 294.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 37 Henry VI [22 April 1459].
Parties: Robert Warre, esquire, querent, and John Auenell' and Ismania, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 1 messuage, 30 acres of land, 3 acres of meadow and 1 acre of alder in Burlescombe, called Luceattewodes tenement.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John and Ismania have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Robert, as those which he has of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Ismania to him and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty against Edmund, abbot of Westminster, and his successors.
For this: Robert has given them 40 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Robert Warr, John Avenell, Ismania Avenell
Places: Burlescombe, 'Luceattewodes tenement'
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 295.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: Two weeks from Holy Trinity, 37 Henry VI [3 June 1459].
Parties: Thomas Lyghe', querent, and John Squyer, son and heir of Thomasia, who was the wife of Thomas Squyer, father of John, deforciant.
Property: 1 messuage, 1 toft, 1 garden, 2 acres of land and a moiety of 1 messuage in Holdesworthy.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Thomas, as those which he has of his gift, and has remised and quitclaimed them from himself and his heirs to Thomas and his heirs for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Thomas has given him 10 marks of silver.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas Leigh, John Squire, Thomasia Squire, Thomas Squire
Places: Holsworthy
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 296.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after All Souls, 38 Henry VI [3 November 1459].
Parties: John More and Richard Leuermore, querents, and John Meryfeld' and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 3 messuages, 173 acres of land, 16 acres of meadow, 30 acres of pasture, 4 acres of wood, 16 acres of furze and heath and 13 shillings and 8 pence of rent in Uppeton' Weuer, Kentisbeare, Allerpeuerell' and Langlegh'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Meryfeld' and Joan have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John More, as those which the same John and Richard have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Joan to John More and Richard and the heirs of John for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John More and Richard have granted to John Meryfeld' and Joan the tenements and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to John Meryfeld' and Joan, without impeachment of waste, of the chief lords for the lives of John Meryfeld' and Joan, and after their decease the tenements shall remain to the right heirs of John Meryfeld', to hold of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Moore, Richard Levermore, John Merrifield, Joan Merrifield
Places: Upton Weaver (in Cullompton), Kentisbeare, Aller (in Kentisbeare), Langley (in Cadeleigh)
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 297.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after All Souls, 38 Henry VI [3 November 1459].
Parties: William Beef, John More, John Whytyng' and Otes Gylbert, querents, and William Frenshe and Christian, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 2 messuages, 1 toft, 200 acres of land and 4 acres of meadow in Moryshede, Berehill' [and] Whytekkysdowene in the parish of Denepriour.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William Frenshe and Christian have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Otes, as those which Otes, William Beef, John and John have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Christian to William Beef, John, John and Otes and the heirs of Otes for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: William Beef, John, John and Otes have granted to William Frenshe and Christian the tenements and have rendered them to them in the court, to hold to William Frenshe and Christian, without impeachment of waste, of William Beef, John, John and Otes for the lives of William Frenshe and Christian, 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 Frenshe and Christian the tenements shall revert to William Beef, John, John and Otes and the heirs of Otes, quit of the heirs of William Frenshe and Christian, to hold of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Beef, John Moore, John Whiting, Otes Gilbert, William French, Christian French
Places: Moors Head, Barrall's Cottage (both in Dean Prior), 'Whytekkysdowene', Dean Prior
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 298.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Michael, 37 Henry VI [6 October 1458]. And afterwards one week from St Michael, 38 Henry VI [6 October 1459].
Parties: William Palmer, clerk, John Lyndon', clerk, John Pulford', clerk, Roger Borowe, clerk, Thomas atte Wylle, clerk, and Matthew Ryggeway, clerk, querents, and John Shillyngford', deforciant.
Property: 3 messuages, 1 mill, 800 acres of land, 40 acres of meadow, 35 acres of wood, 300 acres of furze and heath and 50 shillings of rent in Shillyngford', Stapilhill', Wydecombe in the More and Faryngdon' and the advowsons of the churches of Shillyngford' and Beate Marie de Gradibus Exon'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Shillyngford' has acknowledged the tenements and advowsons to be the right of Matthew, as those which Matthew, William, John Lyndon', John Pulford', Roger and Thomas have of his gift, and has remised and quitclaimed them from himself and his heirs to William, John Lyndon', John Pulford', Roger, Thomas and Matthew and the heirs of Matthew for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: William, John Lyndon', John Pulford', Roger, Thomas and Matthew have given him 400 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Palmer, John Lyndon, John Pulford, Roger Borrow, Thomas Atwill, Matthew Ridgeway, John Shillingford
Places: Shillingford, Staplehill (in Ashton), Widecombe in the Moor, Farringdon, Exeter St Mary Steps
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 299.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after All Souls, 38 Henry VI [3 November 1459].
Parties: John More, Thomas Gylle, John Meryfeld', John Cade and Richard Rake, querents, and John Jeornell' and Anne, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 2 messuages and 1 acre of land in Tounestall'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John Jeornell' and Anne have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John More, as those which the same John, Thomas, John Meryfeld', John Cade and Richard have of their gift, to hold to John More, Thomas, John Meryfeld', John Cade and Richard and the heirs of John More, of the chief lords for ever.
Warranty: Warranty by John Jeornell' and Anne for themselves and the heirs of Anne.
For this: John More, Thomas, John Meryfeld', John Cade and Richard have given them 40 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Moore, Thomas Gill, John Merrifield, John Cade, Richard Rake, John Jeornell, Anne Jeornell
Places: Townstall
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 300.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One month from Easter, 38 Henry VI [11 May 1460].
Parties: John Hundysdon', John Nubery and Robert Parys, querents, and Simon Loueton' and Joan, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 3 messuages and 120 acres of land in Bonelegh'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Simon and Joan have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John Hundysdon', as those which the same John, John Nubery and Robert have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Joan to John, John and Robert and the heirs of John Hundysdon' for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: John, John and Robert have granted for themselves and the heirs of John Hundysdon' that they will render each year to Simon and Joan for the lives of Simon and Joan 47 shillings and 8 pence of silver, to wit, 11 shillings and 11 pence at each of St Michael, Christmas, Easter and the Nativity of St John the Baptist. Simon and Joan shall have the right to distrain. And after the decease of Simon and Joan, John, John and Robert and the heirs of John Hundysdon' shall be quit of the payment for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: John Hunsdon, John Newbury, Robert Paris, Simon Loveton, Joan Loveton
Places: Bondleigh
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 301.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: The day after All Souls, 37 Henry VI [3 November 1458]. And afterwards one week from St Michael, 39 Henry VI [6 October 1460].
Parties: William Bysshop' and William Nicoll', querents, and William Moun' and John Uppeton' and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants.
Property: The manor of Poslynche and 3 messuages, 1 mill, 1 dove-cot, 600 acres of land, 20 acres of meadow and 200 acres of wood in Rowetorr' and Redbury.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: William Moun' has acknowledged the manor and tenements to be the right of William Bysshop', as those which the same William and William Nicoll' have of his gift, and has remised and quitclaimed them from himself and his heirs to William Bysshop' and William Nicoll' and the heirs of William Bysshop' for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: William Bysshop' and William Nicoll' have granted to William Moun' the manor and 1 messuage, the mill, dove-cot, 500 acres of land, 16 acres of meadow and the wood in the aforesaid vills and have rendered them to him in the court, to hold to William Moun', without impeachment of waste, of the chief lords for the life of William Moun'. And after his decease, the same manor and tenements shall remain to Elizabeth and the heirs of her body begotten by John Uppeton', to hold of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to the heirs of the body of Elizabeth and (2) to the right heirs of William Moun'. And William Bysshop' and William Nicoll' also granted to John Uppeton' and Elizabeth 2 messuages, 100 acres of land and 4 acres of meadow in the aforesaid vills, and rendered them to them in the court, to hold to John and Elizabeth and the heirs of their bodies, of the chief lords for ever. In default of such heirs, successive remainders (1) to the heirs of the body of Elizabeth and (2) to the right heirs of William Moun'.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: William Bishop, William Nicholl, William Mohun, John Upton, Elizabeth Upton
Places: Puslinch (in Newton Ferrers), Rough Tor (in Lydford), 'Redbury'
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 302.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Michael, 39 Henry VI [6 October 1460].
Parties: Thomas Heyward' and John Layman', querents, and Robert Gyfford' and Katherine, his wife, deforciants.
Property: 8 messuages and 120 acres of land in Chepyngtoryton', Westputford' and Hertlond'.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: Robert and Katherine have acknowledged the tenements to be the right of John, as those which John and Thomas have of their gift, and have remised and quitclaimed them from themselves and the heirs of Katherine to Thomas and John and the heirs of John for ever.
Warranty: Warranty.
For this: Thomas and John have given them 100 pounds sterling.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Thomas Hayward, John Layman, Robert Giffard, Katherine Giffard
Places: Great Torrington, West Putford, Hartland
 
CP 25/1/46/90, number 303.
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County: Devon.
Place: Westminster.
Date: One week from St Martin, 39 Henry VI [18 November 1460].
Parties: Ralph Forster, querent, and John Yonge of Sandulke, deforciant.
Property: 60 acres of land and 6 acres of meadow in Oneston', Otysworey, Wyllespryng', Brodelond' and Newemede.
Action: Plea of covenant.
Agreement: John has acknowledged the tenements to be the right of Ralph, and has granted for himself and his heirs that the tenements - which Henry Holeway and Christine, his wife, and the heirs of the body of Henry Lorewyll' held for the term of 80 years of the inheritance of John on the day the agreement was made, and which after the term ought to revert to John and his heirs - after the term shall remain to Ralph and his heirs, to hold of the chief lords for ever.

Standardised forms of names. (These are tentative suggestions, intended only as a finding aid.)
Persons: Ralph Forster, John Young, Henry Holloway, Christine Holloway, Henry Lerwill
Places: Sandick (in Swimbridge), Wonson (in Throwleigh), 'Otysworey', 'Wyllespryng'', 'Brodelond'', 'Newemede'


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