The revercon hereof is claymed to be holden by Jeffery Clerke (mort) & Richard Clarke (38) her sonne by vertue of a copye dated the third day of September in the 21st yeare if the raigne of Queene Elizabeth.
The revercon of the premisses is graunted to William Skull (54), Jeffery (46) and Morice (40) his brethren for theire lyves successively accordinge to the custome, by vertue of a copye dated the 29th day of March in the tenth yeare of the raigne of Queene Elizabeth by the name of a housse with the appurtenances called Tregolls. Note that it is graunted by a nother named than the former copy was.
A house a messuage with a garden orchard & curtilage adioyning with the appurtenances called Tregolls & in one close of pasture called Homeclose, another close of pasture called and lyeing under an hedge here & another close here called Neatherclose, another close called Reddhill, another close called Churchcroft, another close of meadowe called Churchcroft Meade.
The revercon thereof os graunted to John Greenwood gent for his lyfe accordinge to the custome by vertue of a copy dated the 29th daye of March in he 37th yeare of the raigne of Queene Elizabeth of the Right Hon Thomas Lord Howard Lord of the same mannor.
The revercon also of the same tenement is claymed by Walter Fosket (58) for his life accordinge to the custome by vertue of a copy dated the 16th day of March in the fourth yeare of the raigne of Queene Elizabeth of the graunte of Sir James Stumpe Knight made for three lyves in revercon of three then in beinge.
The reversion of this is graunted by indenture dated the 24th of November in the fourth yeare of the raigne of Kinge James of England &c & of Scotland the fortyeth unto Joane Pontinge (45) & Robert Pontinge (21) ioyntly ymediately from & after the death or forfeiture of the sayd Agnes for 90 years if they lyve soe longe, payinge therefore 20s yeerly at Michelmas & the Annunciacon.
Sum of rents of the tenants of the Lords lands £25 14s 7d.
Valued per annum to be letten if the same were in the Lords hands above the rente £413 10s 4d.
Copyright C.R.G. Henly 1994
The Lord of this mannor as in righte of the same mannor hath the drifte of the Foreste of Bradon adioyninge thereunto as much thereof as lyeth within the parishe of Brinckeworth as often in a yeare as his Bayliffe will dryve. Tythe of the Forest of Bradon
The Lord of this mannor hath in the same free warren, wayffes, estrayes, fellons goodes & deadands, to lettes or lawdayes in the same yearly to be holden.
The demesnes of the mannor of Brinckworth pay noe tythe to the Person of Brinckeworth, & all the tenants of this mannor have common of pasture throughout the whole Forest of Bradon at all tymes of the yeare, without styny & besids other commons they have common in one grounde calld the Marshe being two hundred acres or thereabouts.
Demesnes pay no tythe to the Parson of Brinkworth.
The customary tenants of this mannor doe pay yearly to the fermer of the demesnes certeine money called Meadsilver & the Lord doth receive yearly 10s of the sayd Meadsilver, & diverse of the sayde copyholders doe make the haye of one medowe of the fermors called Custome Meade as appeareth by theire copyes.
The customary tenants of this manor doe pay pannadge to the Lord at Michelmas yearly, that is to say for any hogge of a yeare old & upwards 1d & for a shoote ob., but for a sowe or a bore nothing.
The Lord of this mannor hath certeine woodes parcell of the sayd mannor called by the names of the Newparke, Oxethicke, Wickehurste, Woodhall & Blackmore containing by estimation eight hundred acres, wherein are trees of greate value to be sold or otherwise to be shrewded, & thereby to yeeld a present & future benefitte also to the Lord, soeinge in those parts fewell now begines to growe very scante, & the cuntrye there doth already hetch coles some 12 myles of or thereabouts for theire necessary fewell. 800 acres of wood.
The total somme of the yeerlye rents of the freetenants, copyholders, indenture holders for 2000 yeares & other tenants of the demesnes of this mannor & of the courtsilver, meadsilver, hennes & cocks valed as afforesayd doth amounte unto per annum to the Lord £52 4s 7d.
The yearly valed of all the copyholds indenture holds (other then 2000 yeares) & of the demesnes if they were all in the Lords hands is, above the rente £899 16s 4d.
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