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Wiltshire - Free Tenants of the Manor of Brinckworth (Brinkworth)

Transcribed by Clive R.G. Henly, 1994
From an original document held at the Wiltshire & Swindon Archives.
Library Reference: 88:2/49

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  1. The parson of Brinckworth holdeth to him & his successors certeine lands of the Lo: of this mannor by fealtie, sute of corte & yerly rent of 13s 4d.

    The parson also payeth yerlie to the Lo: of this mannor for cortsilver of fower tenements belonging to his personage 22d.

    Indenture holders for twoe thousand yeres

  2. James Daves als Taylor modo Anthony Daves claymeth to hold for 2000 yeres by indenture not shewed, but granted by Sir Henry Knyvett knight & Dame Elizabeth his wief (as ys alledged) twoe tenements with the appurtenances cont threeskore acres & payeth 12.

  3. John Lewyn (modo John Trewe gent) claymeth to hold by indenture not shewed, but granted by Sir Hen. Knyvett knight & Dame Elizabeth his wief (as ys alledged) twoe tenements the one called Wisdomes the other Selyes cont fowerskore & sixe acres & payeth yerlie 2s.

  4. Thomas Trumplyn claymeth to hold by indenture not shewed, but granted by Sir Hen. Knyvett knight & Dame Elizabeth his wief (as ys alledged) for 2000 yeres, one close called Greate Spachnam being thirtie five acres & payeth yerlie 12d.

  5. John Richmond claymeth to hold by indenture not shewed, but granted by Sir Hen. Knyvett knight & Dame Elizabeth his wief (as ys alledged) for 2000 yeres, one pasture ground called Hargrove cont twentye fower acres & eight acres in Glaseland with the appurtenances and payeth yerlie 12d.

    Coppieholders of the mannor of Brinckworth

  6. Margarett Henlie (88) widdoe claymeth to hold her widdoes estate & after to Agnes (61) her daughter for terme of her lief according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the 28th daye of May in the fyfte yere of the reigne of King Edward the six, one house called Churchmans with nynetene acres & a half of meadowe & pasture whereof the house with a close adioyning nowe devided into three partes cont by estimation tenne acres, a close of meadowe in the Windmill Field cont by estimation fower acres & one acre inclosed in the Rampse and payeth yerlie 9s 5d. Cortsilver 5d ob. Meadsilver 4d. Twoe hens & 1 cock. One herriott.


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  1. John Sherer (66, 69) & Richard (38, 40) his sonne doe clayme to hold for terme of their lives successivelie according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the the 27th daye of September in the sixe & thirtie yere of Queene Elizabeth, one tofte called Parkers Barton cont half an acre together with a house newlie built, one close called Parkers cont sixe acres & one close called Parkers Meade cont fower acres (with a coppie of license to lett or sett the same) & payeth yerlie 6s 1d ob. Cortsilver 5d ob. Mead silver 4d. One herriott.

  2. Roberte Beale (48, 56) Jeffrie Beale (44, 51) & Alice (42, 48) children of William Beale deceased doe clayme to hold for terme of their lives successivelie according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the 29th daye of March in the tenth yere of Queene Elizabeth, one house with the homestalls cont twoe acres, one close called the Lower Woer & the meadowe adioyning cont by estimation seaventene acres, a close called the Upper Woer cont by estimation seaven acres of pasture, a close of arrable called the Upper Westfeld cont by estimation nyne acres, a close of meadowe called Hargrove Hill nowe devided into twoe partes cont by estimation twentie fower acres, a close of meadowe called Hallcrofte cont five acres, a close of meadowe called Sladacre cont five acres, a close of pasture called Litle Close att Ovesyate cont by estimation twoe acres & payeth yerlie 53s 4d. Cortsilver 16d. Meadsilver 10d. Three herriotts.

  3. Edythe Sherer widowe late the wief of Thomas Sherer claymeth to hold her widd. estate according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the 21st daye of September in the twoe & twentie yere of Queene Elizabeth, one house called Pacyes als Heale House with a croft adioyning cont fower acres & a half of pasture, one close of meadowe in Windmill Feld cont by estimation foretene acres, one close called Westfeld cont by estimation eight acres, one close called Wyverne Heale cont by estimation twoe acres & a half & one close called Hallcrofte cont by estimation twoe acres & a half and payeth yerlie 5s 2d. Twoe henes & a cocke. Cort silver 5d ob. Workemoney 4d. One herriott.


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  1. Edmond Wallers (68, 72) claymeth to hold for terme of his lief according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the 28th day of Maye in the fyfte yere of the reigne of Kinge Edward the sixt, one house called Players with the homestalls, a croft & a close adioyning cont by estimation fower acres, one close called Millwards with a house therupon built cont one acre & a half, a close in the Wyndmillfeld cont by estimation sixe acres, a close of meaddoe called Lyngcrofts Mead next adioyning cont three acres, an other close in Wyndmillfeld called Asshie Close cont five acres, in Brodemead twoe acres of Lottmead, one close in the Westfeld cont tene acres, a close called the Rampes devyded into fower partes cont together twelve acres, a plott of meadowe in Pewkyn Mead cont by estimation half an acre (of which half acre Edmond Wallers hath the first cropp of haye one yere & William Taylor an other yere) & payeth yerlie 20s. Cortsilver 11d. Meadsilver 8d. Twoe herriotts.

    The reversion herof ys granted to Katherine Knyvett (36) daughter of William Knyvett, for her lief as ys alledged, but noe coppie shewed. Surrendered.

  2. Margarett Thorne (38) nowe the wief of Anthonie Frie claymeth to hold for terme of her lief according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the last of March in the one & twentie yere of Q. Elizabeth, one house called Wingods, with a croft adioyning nowe devided into twoe partes cont by estimation tenne acres, a close called Westfeld cont five acres, a close called Glaseland cont by estimation three acres & payeth yerlie 7s 7d. Cortsilver 5d ob. Meadsilver 4d. Twoe hens & a cock. One herriott.

  3. Joane Clerke (68, 71) widdowe claymeth to hold for terme of her lief, according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the 20th daye of Februarie in the first & second yeres of the reigne of King Phillipp & Queene Marie, one house with the homestalls & orchyard cont one acre, a close next adioyning cont twoe acres, a meadowe lying by the waters syde cont by estimation five acres, a close of pasture called Hillie Close cont fower acres, a close the next called Westclose cont twoe acres, a close called Wyndmillhill Close cont by estimation three acres, an other close called Wyndmillfeld cont twelve acres, a close in Westfeld cont eight acres & a half & one acre of Lottmead in Brodemead & payeth yerlie 16s 4d. Cortsilver 5d ob. Meadsilver 4d. One herriott.

  4. The reversion herof ys claymed to be holden by Jefferie Clerke (48, 51) & Richard Clerke (36, 38) her sonns by vertue of a coppie dated the third daye os September in the one & twentie yere of the reigne of Queene Elizabeth.


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  1. William Beale (68, 70) & Roberte (39, mort) his sonne doe clayme to hold for terme of their lives successively according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the third daye of April in the forteith yeare of Queene Elizabeth, one messuage called Morice with the lands meadowes & pastures therunto belonging, wherof the messuage with the close adioyning cont twelve acres, a close in Glaselands cont by estimation sixe acres & a close in the Lyefeld cont one acre, with a coppie of lycense to lett or sett the same & payeth yerlie 9s 10d. Cortsilver 5d ob. Meadsilver 4d. A mower & maker in Custome Mead. One herryott.

  2. Roberte Beale (39, mort) & John Beale (34, 40) sonnes of William Beale Junior doe clayme to hold for terme of their lives successivelie according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the 31st daye of Maye in the thirtie five yere of the reigne of Q. Elizabeth, one tofte called Stephens & a tenement or toft called Baldwyns, one lane called Webbs Lane as they lye nowe together cont by estimation thirtie acres, & a close in Lyefeld cont by estimation one acre & a half & all lanes, tenements, meadowes, feedings, pastures, commons and heredytaments whatsoever to the said messuage toftes or eyther of them belonging late in the occupation of Joane Webb widdowe, with a lycense therin to eyther of them to lett or sett the premisses or anie parte therof for nyntye yeeres or lesse, if they or anie of them soe long live, & to place anie undertenant or undertenants in the premisses or anie parte therof & to abide & dwell from the same & to cutt & throwe downe anie hedges in or upon the premisses or anie parte therof & to throwe downe & make playne the ditches of the same & to mowse & laye the said lane to Stephens Haye & to cutt downe & outhrowe the maples & willowes whatsoever upon the premisses & all other trees not exceeding twelve ynches in compasse att the foote & to sell & dispose the same as shall please them, and all the fewell, thornes, loppes & topps & shrowdes of trees whatsoever upon the premisses to sell & carrye awaye to their owne behoofe & payeth yerlie 12s 9d. Cortsilver 11d. Twoe hens & a cock. Meadsilver 6d. Two herriotts. Suite of Court. One ob. lesse in this coppie then the former rent therof.


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  1. Roberte Beale (39, mort) & John Beale (34, 40) clayme to hold for terme of their lives successivelie according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the 31st daye of Maye in the five & thirtie yere of Queene Elizabeth, one messuage or tenement called Baggs als Badgs & a close of pasture therunto adioyning cont eight acres & one acre of meadowe in Estlighe with the appurtenances & all lands tenements & heredytaments therunto belonging with lycense in the same to lett or sett the premisses or anie parte therof to anie person or persons for nyntie nyne yeres or anie lesse tyme, yf tey or eyther of them shall soe long lyve, and to place anie fitt tenant or tenants in the premisses or anie parte therof & to dwell, farm the same & cutt downe & outhrowe the hedges of the premisses or anie of them, and to lopp the ditches or anie of them & to cutt downe all maples & willowes whatsoever & all other trees not exceeding twelve ynches in compasse at the foote & the same to converte to their owne uses & the fuell, thornes, lopps, topps & shroudes of trees whatsoever upon the premisses to cutt take & carrie awaye to their owne uses & payeth yerlie 5s 3d ob. Cortsilver 5d ob. Meadsilver 2d. Twoe hens & a cocke. One herriott. Suite of corte.

  2. Elizabeth Sherer (58) widdowe late the wief of Thomas Sherer claymeth to hold her widdowes estate according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the first daye of September in the fyftenth yere of the reigne of Q. Elizabeth, one house called Sybells with the orchyard, homestalls & croft adioyning cont by estimation five acres, a close next adioyning cont by estimation fower acres, a close called Hillie Close cont by estimation eight acres & a meadowe adioyning to the homecrofte cont by estimation one acre & a half, and payeth yerlie 26s 8d. Cortsilver 5d ob. Meadsilver 4d. Twoe hens & a cock, One herriott.

  3. Thomas Lewyn (45, 48) claymeth to hold for terme of his lief according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the 29th daye of March in the tenth yere of Q. Elizabeth, one messuage with a gardene & curtilage called Fosters & a close called the Homeclose cont by estimation three acres, a close called Downecroft cont one acre & a half, a close called Gillings cont fower acres & a close called Combeclose cont three acres & payeth yerlie 7s 2d ob. Cortsilver 11d. Fower hens & a cocke. One daye mowing & making. Meadsilver 4d. Two herriotts.


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  1. Agnes Jones (78, 80) late the wief of George Jones nowe the wiefof William Clerke claymeth to hold for terme of her lief according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the 20th daye of October in the eight & twentie yere of King Henrie the Eight, one messuage with the appurtenances called Gorewayes als Coops & one messuage called Birds with the appurtenances & other messuage called Lacyes wherof one house with the orchyard, homestalls & a close adioyning cont by estimation tene acres, a close called Brookebreach cont by estimation seaven acres, a close called Burghe Heyes cont twoe acres, a close called Mumbrech cont three acres & a half, a close called Glaseland cont fower acres, a close called the Round Rampes cont five acres, a close called Long Rampes cont three acres, a close called Townesend Close cont tenne acres, a close called Long Lacyes cont one acre & a half, an other close called Litle Lacyes cont half an acre, a close called Greate Lacyes cont one acre & a half, a close called Stockmead cont twoe acres & a half & one close called Westfeld cont by estimation one acre & a half & payeth yerlie 22s 5d. Cortsilver 16d ob. Meadmoney 14d. Three herriotts.

  2. Richard Dirham (52, 60), Richard Dobbes (40, 44) & William Dobbes (38, 41) doe clayme to hold for terme of their lives successivelie according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the eightene daye of September in the eightene yere of Q. Elizabeth, one tenement with a barne a garden and orchyard called Paynes cont by estimation half an acre, and fower closes of meadowe & pasture therunto adioyning cont by estimation fortene acres and payeth yerlie £4. Cortsilver 5d ob. Meadsilver 4d. One herriott.

  3. Richard Becke (64) [crossed though] William Sherer (60, 64) sonne of Moris Sherer doe clayme to hold for terme of his lief according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the 20th daye of Februarie in the first & second yeres of the reigne of King Phillipp & Queen Marie, one messuage called Fletchers cont half an acre, three closes of pasture cont eight acres, a close lying in the Slowe cont three acres & fower ridges in Wymelsfeld cont half an acre and payeth yerlie 4s 1d ob. Cortsilver 5d ob. Meadsilver 4d. Twoe hens & a cock. One herriott.


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  1. Christian Hayward (58, 61) widdoe late the wief of John Hayward claymeth to hold her widdowes estate of one cappital messuage called Iles cont half an acre, one close called Homeclose cont twoe acres & a half, a close called Churchcrofte cont fower acres, one meadowe nere the Three bridges cont half an acre, one meadowe in Wyndmillfeld cont twelve acres & one acre of meadowe in Brodemeadowe, one close called the Worth cont fower acres, one other close called Northcrofte cont twoe acres (exchanged), one other close in Westfeld cont tene acres & a peece of meadowe in Woodclose cont twoe acres & payeth yerlie 18s 1d. Cortsilver 11d. Meadsilver 8d. One mower & maker. Twoe hens & a cocke. Twoe herriotts.

  2. John Barnes (48, 51) & Jefferie Barnes (46, 49) doe clayme to hold for terme of their lives successivelie according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the 23rd daye of March in the five & twentie yere of Q. Elizabeth the moyitie of a house called Harts & the moyitie of all houses to the same belonging that ys to saye the west parte of the house with a garden & orchyard adioyning & the moyitie of fower closes to the same house belonging & adioyning cont by estimation sixe acres & a half & the moyitie of one close of pasture called Howells viz the westend therof being three acres & a half, one meadowe called Glaselands cont three acres & a half, a meadowe called Munbrech cont twoe acres, a meadowe called Litlemeade cont half an acre & the moyitie of a mead lying in Wyndmillfeld cont by estimation sixe acres & a half & payeth yerlie 8s 8d. Cortsilver 5d ob. Meadsilver 4d. A mower and a maker half a daye. Twoe hens & a cock. One herriott.

  3. The foresaid John Barnes (51) & Jefferie Barnes (49) doe clayme to hold for terme of their lives successivelie according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the foresaid 23rd of March in the five & twentie yere of Q. Elizabeth aforesaid the other moyitie of the foresaid tenement called Harts & of all the houses therunto belonging viz the east parte of the said house with an orchyard & garden therunto adioyning & the moyitie of all closes lands meadowes & pastures to two houses called Harts & Howells belonging that ys to saye the moyitie of fower closes to the said house called Harts adioyning upon ye east & south partes of the said closes & ye moyitie of one pasture called Howells (that ys to saye) the west parte of ye same & one close of mead to same adioyning called Howells Meade & one close of meadowe in Estlye, & the moyitie of one close of mead lying in Windmillfeld viz the est parte of the said close & payeth yerlie 8s 8d. Cortsilver 5d ob. Meadsilver 4d. Twoe hens & a cocke. A mower & a maker half a daye. One herriott.

    This moitie doth conteyne as much as the other parte last gone before.


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  1. Jefferie Beale (44, 50) doth clayme to hold for term of his lief according to ye custome by vertue of a coppie dated the 30th daye of March in the tenth yere of Q. Elizabeth, one tofte called Horehowse cont fower acres, one close called Longcrofte cont one acre, one close called Litlehams with a house therupon built cont one acre, one tofte called Phelpes cont five acres, a close called Woodclose cont twoe acres & one acre of meadowe lying in Brodemeade and payeth yerlie 10s 3d. Cortsilver 11d. Meadsilver 6d. Twoe herriotts.

    The close called Woodclose ys exchanged with Chrstian Hayward for Northcrofte cont 2 acres.

  2. Raphe Pinell (48, mort) & Alice (45, 48) his sister doe clayme to hold for their lives successivelie according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the nynth daye of June in the sevententh yere of Q. Elizabeth, one messuage called Players & a close called the Homeclose cont eight acres, a close in Overwestfeld cont seaven acres, with a license to lett or sett the same, & payeth yerlie 7s 1d ob. Cortsilver 2d ob. Meadsilver 2d. One herriott.

  3. Joan Pinell (78, mort) widdowe, late the wief of John Pynell claymeth to hold her widdowes estate & after to Henrie (36) her sonne for his lief according to the custome by vertue if a coppie dated the nynth daye of June in the seavententh yere of the reigne of Q. Elizabeth, one meadowe called Hudescrofte cont by estimation three acres, one meadowe called Slowes Bridge cont by estimation twoe acres & a half, a close called Redhill cont by estimation sixe acres, and a close called Rampst cont by estimation sixe acres, with a lycense to lett the same or anie parte therof & payeth yerlie 7s 1d ob. Cortsilver 2d ob. Meadsilver 2d. One herriott.

  4. Michaell Frye (40, 50) claymeth to hold for his lief according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the first daye of October in the tenth yere of Q. Elizabeth, one messuage with a curtilage garden & orchyard adioyning called Freemans als Selwyns cont by estimation half an acre, one close called Homemead cont eight acres, one other close called Overleaze cont sixe acres & one other close called Stockmead cont by estimation seaven acres & payeth yerlie 6s 6d. Cortsilver 5d ob. Meadsilver 4d. A mower & a maker. One herriott.


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  1. William Henlye (48, 54) & Joane (54, 60) his sister doe clayme to hold for terme of their lives successivelie according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the 28th daye of March in the forth & fyft yeres of the reigne of King Phillipp & Q. Marie, twoe houses called Wisdomes & Waterholis with all lands meadowes & pastures to the said twoe houses belonging, wherof the messuages with the buildings cont half an acre, one close called Waterholis cont by estimation fower acres, a close called Litle Close cont twoe acres, an other close called Fishers cont three acres, one litle close therunto adioyning cont twoe acres, a close in Wyndmillfeld cont by estimation five acres, a close of meadowe called Towne Close cont by estimation one acre & a half & a close of meadowe called Nynocks cont one acre & a half, and payeth yerlie 14s 2d. Cortsilver 11d. Meadsilver 6d. Fower hens & a cock. Twoe herriotts.

  2. Richard Arnoll (56, 60) claymeth to hold for terme of his lief according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the 12th of October in the second yere of Edward the sixt, one tenement called Frittoes with a close cont by estimation sixe acres & three roods, and payeth yerlie 20s. Cortsilver 5d ob. Meadsilver 2d. One herriott.

  3. Thomas Walker (58, 61) claymeth to hold for his lief according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the 30th daye of March in ye tenth yere of the reigne of Q. Elizabeth, one messuage with a garden orchyard & curtilage therunto adioyning called Taylors & a close called Homeclose cont by estimation three acres, one other close called Estligh cont by estimation one acre & a half & one other close called Puttessug cont by estimation one acre & a half & payeth yerlie 7s 6d. Cortsilver 5d ob. Meadsilver 2d. Two hens & a cock. One herriott.

  4. William Barnes (42, 50) & Margaret (34, 40) his sister doe clayme to hold for their lives successivelie according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the 24th daye of Januarie in the fortenth yere of Q. Elizabeth, one tenement called Sladehouse with the homestalls orchyard & a close adioyning cont by estimation eight acres, one meadowe called Brookemead cont by estimation seaven acres, a close called Stonecrofte cont by estimation three acres, a close in Lyefeld cont one acre, a close called the Churchpeece cont by estimation fower acres, a close in Estfeld cont one acre & a close in the further Westfeld cont fower acres & a half, and payeth yerlie 13s 2d ob. Cortsilver 5d ob. Meadsilver 4d. Three hens & a cock. A mower & a maker. One herriott.


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  1. Morice Heale (41, 50) sonne of William Heale & Elizabeth (50, 54) his sister doe clayme to hold for terme of their lives successivelie according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the first day of October in the tenth yere of Q. Elizabeth, one messuage with a garden orchyard and curtilage adioyning called Churchmans & a close called Homeclose cont by estimation five acres, a close called Westclose cont by estimation twoe acres, a close called Newleaze cont by estimation nyne acres & a half, one other close called Parsons Crofte cont by estimation fower acres, a close called Lye Close with a litle parcell of meadowe called Wyverne Hele cont together by estimation twoe acres & a peece of meadowe under Fosketts Hedge cont by estimation one acre & payeth yerlie 12s ob. Cortsilver 5d ob. Meadsilver 4d. One herriott.

  2. Richard Pinell (71, 75) claymeth to hold for his lief according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the first daye of April in the first yere of the reigne of King Edward the Sixt, one tenement called Breaches & one orchyard cont half an acre, one close called Barnecrofte cont one acre, one pasture called Brodecrofte cont by estimation five acres, one pasture called Shepecroft cont by estimation twoe acres & one pasture called Sharpcroft cont (blank) one mead called Longmead cont by estimation fower acres, one acre of land in Wyndmillfeld & three acres in Glaseland & one other tenement called Bakers & a close called Baker Hayes cont by estimation twoe acres, and twoe other closes called Bakers cont by estimation three acres & payeth yerlie 7s 2d. Cortsilver 11d. Meadsilver 6d. Three hens & a cock. Two herriotts.

  3. Alice Beale (86, mort) late the wief of Humfrie Beale claymeth to hold her widdowes estate of one messuage called Delfords with ye homestalls cont by estimation twoe acres & a half, a close called Brodecrofte cont one acre, a close att the Towensend cont three acres & a half & a close in Wyndmillfeld called Hillcrofte cont by estimation three acres (but shewed noe coppie) and payeth yerlie 3s 9d ob. Cortsilver 5d ob. Meadsilver 2d. A hen & a cock. One herriott.

    The reversion of the premisses last within written ys claymed by John Beale (48, 60) & Humfrie (42, 50) his brother to hold for their lives successivelie according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the third daye of April in the fortenth yere of Queene Elizabeth.


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  1. John Skull (93, mort) claymeth to hold for term of his lief according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the twentie daye of April in the twentie yere of the reigne of King Henrie the Eight, one messuage half a yard land with the appurtenances called Whitewilliams, wherof the messuage with a close of meadowe to the same adioyning cont by estimation five acres, one close of pasture next adioyning cont by estimation five acres, one close called Churchcroft cont by estimation five acres, a peece of meadowe therunto adioyning cont by estimation one acre & one rood & one other close of meadowe called Redhill cont by estimation fower acres (with a coppie of lycense to lett or sett the same) & payeth yerlie 11s 5d. Cortsilver 5d ob. Meadsilver 4d. One herriott.

    The reversion of the premisses ys granted to William Skull (50, 54) Jefferie (38, 46) & Morice (35, 40) his brethren for their lives successivelie according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the 29th daye of March in the tenth yere of the reigne of Q. Elizabeth by the name of a house with the appurtenances called Tregols. Yt ys granted by an other name then the former coppie was.

  2. Elizabeth Foskett (88, 100) widdowe late the wief of Richard Foskett claymeth to hold her widdowes estate of one house called Beles with the homestalls & a close adioyning cont by estimation three acres, a close called the Ley Close cont by estimation sixe acres, a close called Somerleys cont by estimation eight acres, twoe closes of meadowe in Lyefeld cont by estimation sixe acres, a close called Hillie Close cont by estimation three acres, an other close next adioyning cont by estimation three acres, and one close of meadowe called Brookemead cont by estimation fower acres (but shewed noe coppie) and payeth yerlie 14s 5d. Cortsilver 5d ob. Meadsilver 4d. One herriott.

    The reversion herof ys granted to John Grenewood gent for his lief according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the 30th daye of March in the seaven & thirtie yere of the reigne of Queene Elizabeth of the Right Honorable Thomas Lord Howard lord of the same mannor.

    The reversion alsoe of the same tenement ys claymed by Walter Foskett (58) for his lief according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the 16th daye of March in the forth yere of the reigne of Queene Elizabeth of the grant of Sir James Stumpe knight, made for three lyves in reversion of three then in being.

    Note yt att ye tyme of this grant the mannor was by feoffment, as Mr Nicholas & Mr Poole & this grant ys for three lyves in reversion of three


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  1. Richard Hollowaye (58, 62, mort), Nicholas Panting (20, 24) & William Holloway (27, 40) doe clayme to hold for term of their lives successivelie according to the custome by vertue of a coppie dated the 11th of Aprill in the fortie yere of the reigne of Queene Elizabeth, one cottage or tenement with a garden adioyning cont by estimation one rood late in the tenure of Elizabeth Osbourne deceased & payeth yerlie 2s.

Sum of rents of customary tenants £22 18s 4d ob.
Cortsilver per annum 18s 9d ob.
 
Meadsilver 11s 8d wherof ys paid to ye  
Lord per annum 10s & the rest to the  
farmor. 10s.
 
Sixe & thirtie hens & 17 cocks per annum  
valued att 4d a peece 17s 8d
 
The coppiehold lands valued per annum  
to be letten (yf the same were all in  
my Lords hands) above the yerlie rent  
of the same £606 6s.

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Indenture holders of the Mannor of Brinckworth

  1. Agnes Parsons (68, 80) late wief of Christopher Nicholls deceased & Nicholas Panting as assigne to William Nicholls (45, 67) sonne of the said Christopher doe clayme to hold by indenture dated the 13th daye of Julie in the 15th yere of the reign of the late Queene Elizabeth of the demise & grante of Sir Henry Knyvett knight and Dame Elizabeth his wief deceased, all yt tenement with the appurtenances in Brinckworth & seaven acres of ground of ye demeasnes of the said mannor wherof three are called Litlebeane Furlong & other twoe are called Sible peece, together with all the teithing to the same belonging with the appurtenances late in the tenure of Christopher Nicholls. To have to the said Christopher nowe seceased & to the said Agnes and William duringe their naturall lyves & the lief of everie of them longest lyving, yelding 20s rent att the usuall feasts, and performing and doinge all custome workes duties and services dewe for the premisses as other customary tenants as for their coppiehold tenements doe use to doe, and yelding the best beast att the decease of everie of them dyinge tenant for heriott. Covenant for reparacions. Proviso yf the rent be behinde by the space of one moneth, and noe distresse &c being lawfullie demanded then a reentry to be made &c. 20s. Herriott the best beast. Custome workes. To hold from the Feast of the Annunciation next following. The teithings are .... out & not parcell of, or belonging to the premisses.

    Quere for ye assignee whether his assignement passed by lycence of seison or not.

  2. Nicholas Messeter (88) claymeth to hold for terme of his lief of the grant of William Stumpe gent by indenture dated the forth daye of April in the third yere of the reigne of King Edward the sixt, the one half of a pasture called Sheepehouse Furlong cont by estimation nyne acres with the tything of the same, by the rent of thirtene shillings & fower pence, att the feasts of the Annunciation and St Michael by even porcions. And to beare & doe all other chargs, customes, duties & services as customarie tenants doe within the Lordship & one herriott when yt happeneth, & not to sett or lett the premisses without lycense & to keepe the house to be built theron in reparacions.

    13s 4d. One herriott.


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  1. William Durren claymeth to hold by vertue of an indenture dated the sixe & twentie daye of April in the fortie yere of the reigne of Queene Elizabeth of the Right Honorable ye Lord Thomas Howard & Ladie Katherine his wief, a messuage newlie builded with the appurtenances & twoe severall closes called Shepehouse Close Furlong, with a plott of pasture lying att the north end of the said closes, cont by estimation three farundells, & with one cottage newlie erected upon the said plott, & the tythes arysing in or upon the premisses lying in Brinckworth, & nowe or lately in the severall tenure or occupacions of Thomas Dixon & Nicholas Messiter & their assignes. To have imediatlie from & after the decease, surrender, forfeiture or other determinacion of the estate of the said Nicholas Messiter, for fowerskore & nynetene yeres (yf the said William Durren & his wief and William their sonne or anie of them soe long live) by the rent of thirtene shillings & fower pence, att the feasts of St Michaell & the Annunciation, by even porcions, and with covenant for reparacions of the messuage & monies fo ye premisses att their dewe chargs, & soe to leave the same, & with comercion of reentrie yf the same rent or anie parte therof be unpaid by the space of a moneth after anie of the said feasts & noe sufficient distresse to be found. 13s 4d.

    Note he holdeth a house & other things in possession ...... by what grant .... this ys but in revercion.

  2. 42. William Clarke (42, 50) doth clayme to hold for his lief by vertue of an indenture dated the twentie daye of Januarie in the twentie yere of Queene Elizabeth of the semise of Sir Henrie Knyvett knight & Dame Elizabeth his wief the one half of the moyitie of a parcell & grove of wood called West Hargrove cont by estimation eight acres with the tythes of the same (except all ........ & tymber trees ....... or .... .... growe upon the premisses, with free ingresse egresse & regresse to cutt & carrie the same by the rent of five shillings att the feasts of the Annunciation & St Michaell by even porcions, with the remit to make ye hedges & diteches att their dewe coasts & soe to leave the same, and not to lett the premisses to anie person or persons, being att variance or contention with the lessors or their heires, nor to weave anie mans ..... but theire without their lycense in writing & with condicion of reentrye yf the rent or anie parte therof be unpaid, by the space of tenn weeks & noe sufficient distresse can be found for the same, with the arrerage therof yf anie be. 5s.


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  1. William Beale (30) Clerk holdeth by indenture dated the 20th saye of Januarie 1577 in the 20th yere of the late Queene Elizabeth of the demise & grante of Sir Henry Knyvett knight and Dame Elizabeth his wief deceased, the one half of a moitie or half parte of a parcell of ground or grove called Hargrove which lyeth on the south side of the cart waye of the same grove & on the east side of the same grove, which said one half of the said moytie or half parte of the said parcell of ground and grove ys sytuate att the north end of the said East moytie, & conteyneth by estimacion 8 acres be yt more or lesse in Brinckworth, and ys parcell of the demeasne lands there, with all the woods, underwoods, moores, roots, thornes & bushes then growing, standing or being, or which then after shall growe, stand or be aswell in the hedges, hedgeriwes, diches & bounds of the said one half of the said East moytie of the said parcell of ground or grove, are in or upon anie parte of ye same one half, together with all ye pasture, herbage & feedings, ponds, waters, wayes, profitts, ..siants, comodities, emoluments, advantages and heredytaments whatsoever to the same half of the said moitie of the said parcell of ground or grove belonging or in any wise appurteyning with the teithes & teithings of the same. All which late were in the occupacion of John Sherer or of his assignes (all premorphalls & tymber trees growing or to be growing in or upon the premisses with free ingresse, egresse and regresse to fell, cutt and carrie the same & a necessarie & common drifte waye through the said one half of the said East moytie or parcell of ground lying on the west side of the same grove to the leasses ys ......). To have to the said William & William his father deceased & to George his brother alsoe deceased, & to their assignes for their naturall lyves & the longest lyver of them yelding yerlie 5s att twoe usuall feasts. Covenant to estower the ditches & make ye hedges & moundes & to keepe & maynetayne ye same &c and not to lett or sett &c without lycence to anie person that ys or shall be att variance with the Lessor, provided that yf the rent be behinde in parte or in all by the space of ten weeks & noe distresse or .... therof made, the same being lawfullie demanded then lawfull to reenter. Lyverie of seison executed. 5s. From the day of the date.


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  1. Joan Pinell (48, 55) & Marie Clerke (30) her daughter nowe wief of William Clerke doe hold for their lyves of the grant of Sir Henry Knyvett knight & Dame Elizabeth his wief, by indenture dated the 15th daye of June in the eightene yere of Q. Elizabeth, the moyitie of one grove of wood called Hargrove which lyeth on the south syde of the cartwaye of the same grove cont by estimation sixtene acres with the tythes of the same, except all tymber trees & principalls, growing upon the same, to be holden by the rent of ten shillings att the feasts of the Annunciation & St Michaell by even porcions, with covenant to maynteyne the mounds & hedges & soe to leave the same & not to lett the premisses or anie parte therof to anie person or persons being att variance, or an open enymye of the lessors or their heires without lycense first had in writing nder their hands. 10s.

    Note Jo: Pynnell was ...taker last named & that Joane the wief ys noe partie to the indenture.

  2. Richard Hayes & Joane (48) his wief late wief of Jefferie Pynnell & Henry Pynnell (27) his sonne doe clayme to hold by indenture dated the 30th daye of Maye in the 26th yere of the reigne of the late Queene Elizabeth of the demise & grant of the Right Honorable Thomas Earle of Suffolk, a close of meadowe or pasture with the appurtenances cont by estimation five acres more or lesse lying in Netherwestfeld in Brinckworth aforesaid sometyme parcell of the customarye lands there in the tenure of John Sherer and by him surendered, & alsoe one close of meadowe or pasture called Horsecrofte parcell of the demeasnes of Brinckworth aforesaid cont by estimation one acre & a half more or lesse, one other close of meadow or pasture lying in Netherwestfeld cont by estimation seaven acres more or lesse with the teithes of both the said closes last before recyted, both which & the teithes of the same sometyme were in the possession of John London together with one sufficient & necessarye dryftewaye on the east end of Slade Acre into that parte of West Hargrove that then was in ye tenure of the said Jefferie Pynnell, att all tymes to and from the said close last before mencioned, with all other wayes, commons, easements & comodyties whatsoever to the said three closes or to anie of them belonging. To have to the said Joane and Henry and to their assignes for and duringe their naturall lives & the lief of eyther of them longest lyving, yelding for the said close in Netherwestfeld 5s, for the said close called Horsecrofte 6s 8d, for the other close in Netherwestfeld cont 7 acres 7s, att the twoe usuall feasts, and alsoe yelding yerlie for the said teithes att the foresaid feasts 16d. And yf the rents be behinde in parte or in all by the space of one moneth being lawfullie asked att Horsecrofte aforesaid to reenter. Covenant for reparacions takinge hedgeboot &c. Lyverie of seison. In toto 25s.


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  1. Nicholas Emott (67) & Henrie (36) his sonne doe clayme to hold by indenture dated the first of October on the twoe & twentie yere of Q. Elizabeth, of the grant of Sir Henry Knyvett knight & Dame Elizabeth his wief, one tenement latelie built with the appurtenances cont by estimation one roode, one acre of ground adioyning to Glaselands. To have for the terme of threeskoore yeres from the daye of the date of the deede (yf he & the said Henrie or eyther of them doe soe long lyve) by the rent of 12d att the feasts of St Michaell & the Annunciacion by even porcions & the best beast att everie of their deathes. 12d. One herriott. Note this nowe Thomas Dixon holdeth by an other lease.

  2. Ambrose White (68) & Margarett (64) his wief doe clayme to hold for their lives by indenture dated the 9th daye of November in the twoe & twentie yere of the reigne of Q. Elizabeth, of the grant of Sir Henrie Knyvett knight & Dame Elizabeth his wief, one house & a place called Joans Greene, with half an acre of ground, to be holden by the rent of twoe shillings, att the feasts of St Michaell & the Annunciacion by even porcions, with condicion of reentrie, if they lett or sett the premisses of anie parte therof, or keepe anie undertenant. 2s.

  3. William Beale (68) the yonger claymeth to hold by vertue of an indenture dated ye 14th daye of September in the eight & twentie yere of Q. Elizabeth of the grant of the Right Honorable the Lord Thomas Howard for fowerskoore & nyntene yeres from the death surrender or forfeiture of one Elizabeth Reeve (yf Roberte Beale (mort), Jefferie Beale (mort) & John Beale (37) sonnes of the said William Beale, or anie of them soe long live), all that messuage or tenement called Pingles & all lands, meadowes, leasowes, pastures, commons, feedings & heredyraments to the same belonging or commonlie used or letten with the same cont by estimation nyne acres, to be holden by ye rent of thirtene shillings fower pence, att ye feasts of St Michaell & the Annunciacion, by even porcions & with condicion of reentrie yf the rent or anie parte therof be unpaid by the space of twentie dayes after anie of the said feasts, & noe sufficient distresse for the same, with the arrerage therof, & with covenant to repaire maynetayne & keepe the messuage & premisses & the bounds & ditches of the same & soe to leave the same & to paye a herriott upon everie of their deathes of the said Roberte, Jefferie & John Beale of his or their best goods or chattells. 13s 4d. One herriott. This was before holden by copie att 20s rent.


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  1. William Beale (69) the yonger claymeth to hold by indenture dated the 15th daye of September in the eight & twentie yere of Q. Elizabeth, of the grant of the Right Honorable the Lord Thomas Howard for fowerskoore & nynetene yeres from the date therof (yf Roberte Beale (39). Jefferie Beale (mort) & John Beale (36) sonnes of the said William or anie of them soe long lyve), all those meadowes & pastures grounds called Pitts Lands cont by estimation fortie acres together with common of pasture for all manner of beasts & cattell in Brinckworth, Brinckworthes Marshe, Bradon & Bradon Forest, therunto belonging, & the tythes of the premisses. To hold by the rent of three pounds att the feasts of the Annunciacion & St Michaell by even porcions, with condicion of reentrie yf the same or anie parte therof be unpaid by the space of twentie dayes after anie of the said feasts & noe sufficient distresse for the same (with the arrerage therof) can be found, & with covenant to maynetayne the bounds, hedges & ditches & soe to leave the same. 60s.

  2. John Bleeke (58, 63) claymeth to hold for his lief of the demise of Sir James Stumpe knight by indenture dated the 13th daye of June in the third & forth yeres of the reigne of King Phillipp & Q. Marie, twoe closes of pasture called the Breaches cont by estimation ten acres lying on the west parte of Hargrove & one meadowe cont sixe acres, adioyning to the west parte of the said grove, by the rent of fortie shillings att twoe usuall feasts, with condicion of reentrie yf the said rent or anie parte therof be unpaid by the space of a moneth & noe sufficient distresse, & with covenant to keepe & skore the mounds & diches & to beare paye & doe all other customes services & suite to court as other customarie tenants of Brinckworth & to paye a herriott when yt doth fall & not to lett the premisses without lycense. 40s. One herriott. Note noe tythe herwith granted.


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  1. Thomas Dixon claymeth to hold by indenture dated the second daye of November in the five & thirtie yere of Q. Elizabeth of the grant of the Right Honorable the Lord Thomas Howard & Ladie Katherine his wief, all that close of pasture called Cuckoes cont by estimation five acres, one other close called Large Acre & one other close of pasture called Pudsuge in Wyndmillfeld late in the occupation of Alice Goldinge cont by estimation twoe acres & a half and all that close called Upper Brodecrofte cont by estimation three acres, late in the tenure of John Smyth als Davys, together with the tythes of the same. To have to the said Thomas Dixon from the daye of the date therof unto the end of fowerskore & nynetene yeres next following If Elinor Dixon (58, 60) wief of the said Thomas, Elizabeth Dixon (28, 34), Francis Dixon (25, 26) & Henrie Dixon (15, 21) their children or anie of them shall happen soe long to lyve) by the rent of sixe shillings nyne pence, att the feasts of the feasts of the Annunciacion & St Michaell by even porcions, with a covenant sufficientlie to repaire & Maynetayne the mounds & closes of the same, & soe to leave the same, and with condicion of reentrie yf the rent be unpaid in parte or in all by the space of eight & twentie dayes next after anie of the said feasts yf noe sufficient distresse can be found. 6s 9d. Note that these two things ..... held to my Lord before .... grant 7s 6d ob .... 4 herriott.

  2. Nicholas Pantinge (58) claymeth to hold of the grant of the Right Honorable the Lord Thomas Howard & Ladie Katherine his wief by indenture dated the 16th daye of April in the fortie yere of the reigne of Q. Elizabeth five acres of pasture called by ye name of Wisdomes ..... .... all & singular the appurtenances, together with the tythes coming or growing in or upon the same. To have for fowerskore & nynetene yeres from the date therof (yf the said Nicholas Panting & Nicholas Panting (17) & Roberte Pantinge (15) his sonnes or anie of them shall soe long lyve) by the rent of eightene pence, att the feasts of St Michaell & the Annunciacion by even porcions to be paid, with a covenant sufficientlie to maynetayne the mounds, and a condicion of reentrie yf the rent be unpaid by the space of a month. 18d.

  3. Baldwyn Smyth (66) claymeth to hold for his lief by indenture dated the 20th daye of Januarie 1577 in the twentie yere of the reigne of Q. Elizabeth, one messuage called Crosse House with a pasture thereunto adioyning cont by estimation one acre & a meadowe att Lipyeate cont by estimation half an acre, with all common, yelding sixe shillings att the usuall feasts. A covenant for reparacions & taking of hedgeboote upon the premisses without doing of waste, with a clause of reentrie in defect of distresse & not to lett or sett without lycense. 6s. From ye day of the date.


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  1. John Brooke (mort) & Thomas Brooke (mort) sometyme held by indenture for their lives one tenement & sixe acres & a roode of meadowe & pasture with the tythes therof & payed yerlie 10s.

  2. Edith Kent (58) claymeth to hold for her lief by indenture not shewed, one cottage with three acres & three roodes of pasture with the appurtenances and payeth yerlie 3s 4d.

    The revercion of all the said three last tenements ys granted to Thomas Dixon by the Right Honorable the Lord Thomas Howard & Ladie Katherine his wief, by indenture dated the third daye of Februarie in the fortie yere of the reigne of Q. Elizabeth by the name of one messuage or tenement called Crosse House in the tenure of Baldwyn Smyth als Davys cont by estimation one acre & a half & all that messuage or tenement & sixe acres of pasture with the appurtenances lying in Glasselands upon the Est parte of the Sheepehouse in the occupacion of John Brooke & Thomas Brooke & their assignes with the tythes of the same, & all that close in Glasseland aforesaid nowe in the occupacion of Thomas Kent or his assignes cont by estimation twoe acres. To have to his & his assignes (and after the deathes of the said Baldwyn Davys, John Brooke, Thomas Brooke & Edith Kent then severall tenants of the premisses) unto the end of fowerskoore & nynetene yeres from thence next following (yf Thomas Dixon (mort, 24), Francys Dixon (23, 26), Henrie Dixon (25, 21) & Katherine Dixon (30, 32) or anie of them shall happen soe long to live) yelding for Crossehouse sixe shillings & for the said messuage & sixe acres ten shillings & for the close in Glasselands three shillings & fower pence, with a clause of reentrie for no payment of the rent upon demand, and a covenant to repaire the premisses. In toto 19s 4d.

  3. William Lewyn (45, 50), Agnes (44, 50) his wief & David (17, 21) their sonne doe hold by indenture dated the 30th daye of April in the 35th yere of ye reigne of the late Queene Elizabeth of the grant of the Right Honorable the Erle & Countesse of Suffolk, one tenement or dwelling house lately erected and one parcell of ground therunto adioyning cont by estimation half an acre lying in Brinckworth att a place called the Clitcheboroughes Grene & adioyninge to Shepecrofte, late in the tenure of David Lewyn. To have to the said William, Agnes and Davyd & their assignes for threeskore yeres fullie to be compleate (yf they of anie of them soe long happen to lyve) yelding yerlie 12d. Covenant for reparacions. If the rent be behinde 20 dayes being lawfullie asked & noe sufficient distresse then lawfull to reenter. Warrantye for quiet enioyinge against the said Erle and Countesse and their heires. Lyverye of seison given. 12d. ... rent by 12d ... the last tenant for the sonne.


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  1. Dorothie Nicholls (36, 40) claymeth to hold for her lief, the remaynder to Theopholus Nicholls (17, 21) & Francis Nicholls (25, 21) successivelie for their lives by indenture dated the 17th of June in the fower & thirtie yere of Q. Elizabeth of the grant of the Right Honorable the Lord Thomas Howard & Ladie Katherine his wief, one dwelling house newlie erected together with a litle pasture ground therunto adioyning called Litle Berrye Close cont by estimation one acre, att the upper end of Berrie Streete, paying yerlie three shillings fower pence att the feasts of St Michaell & The Annunciation by even porcions, with a covenant to repaire the premisses during the said terme & soe to leave the same & with a clause of reentry for no payment of ye rent. 3s 4d. a die dat.

  2. Jefferie Skull (36, 50) William Skull (14, 20) & Elizabeth Skull (21, 28) clayme to hold for their lives of the grant of the Right Honorable the Lord Thomas Howard & Ladie Katherine his wief by indenture dated the 27th daye of Julie in the sixe & thirtie yere of Queene Elizaveth, one cottage a garden & orchyard with a peece of ground att the east end of Buthaye, by the yerlie rent of fower shillings, with a clause of reentrie for no payment of ye rent yf noe distresse can be found. 4s. a die dat.

  3. Thomas Beale (39) sonne of Thomas Beale claymeth to hold for his lief by indenture not shewed, but (as yt ys alledged) dated the 20th daye of Julie in the fyftenth yere of Queene Elizabeth, one messuage & a close called Woodclose with the appurtenances cont by estimation fyftene acres & one roode of pasture, by the rent of twentie shillings by the yere, with a clause of reentrie for no payment of the rent, with proviso not to lett or sett without lycense. A covenant that the lesse may take tymber for reparacions. 20s.

  4. William Henley (52, 56) claymeth to hold for his lief by indenture not shewed but (as yt ys alledged) dated the 20th daye of September in the thirtenth yere of Q. Elizabeth, one close of pasture called Frittows cont by estimation sixe acres with the appurtenances with the tything belonging to the same, by the rent of eight shillings fower pence by the yere, with clause of reentrie for no payment of the rent. 6s 4d.


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  1. Anne Stichall (59, 63) wief of William Stichall & William Henlie clayme to hold for their lives by indenture dated the 20th daye of September in the thirtenth yere of Q. Elizabeth, one crofte of pasture called Ipcrofts Furlong cont by estimation three acres with the tything of the same, yelding therfore yerlie five shillings att the usuall termes, with a covenant to paye & doe all charges & customes belonging to a customarie tenant. Alsoe paying twentie shillings for a herriott when yt shall happen, with a clause of reentrie for no payment of the rent. 5s. For a herriott 20s.

  2. Thomas Lewyn (45) holdeth by indenture of lease dated the 19th daye of Julye in the 10th yere of the reigne of the late Queene Elizabeth of the demise of Sir Henry Knyvett knight & Dame Elizabeth his wief deceased, one close of pasture with the appurtenances cont by estimation 12 acres comenlye called Lynkecrofte Peece latelie enclosed out of Wyndmill Field, together with the teith of the same close late in the tenure of William Skynner deceased. To have to him his executore and assignes for fowerskore yeres imediatelie after the decease of the said William, yf the said Thomas (mort), Thomas (51) & William (mort) his sonnes or anie of them soe long shall happen to lyve, by the yerlie rent of 3s 10d payable att the twoe usuall feasts &c. and doing suyte of courte, and alsoe yelding att the decease of evrye tenant of the premisses 3s 10d for & in the name of herriott. Provided that yf the rent be behinde sixe weeks next after eyther of the said feasts that then yt shalbe lawfull &c. to reenter. 3s 10d. Herriott 3s 10d. Thomas Lewen informeth that William Skynner died about the 14 of Marche 1577 as appeareth by a note out of the church booke.

  3. John Skull (88, mort) holdeth by indenture dated the 20th daye of September in the 10th yere of the reigne of the late Queene Elizabeth of the demise and grant of Henry Knyvett Esquire & Elizabeth his wief, for terme of fowerskore yeres then next following (yf the said John (mort) William Skull (50, 54) & Jeffrie Skull (46, 50) his sonnes or anie of them shall soe long lyve), one close of pasture with the appurtenances cont by estimation fower acres, called or knowne by the name of Lye Close. Paying therfore yerlie 6s 8d att twoe usuall feasts, and 6s 8d in the name of herriott when yt shall happen, with a clause of reentrie for no payment of the rent. 6s 8d. Herriott 6s 8d.


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  1. Thomas Walker (58, 61) claymeth to hold for his lief by indenture dated the third daye of September in the tenth yere of the reigne of Queene Elizabeth, one close of pasture called Horsecroft cont by estimation half an acre together with the tythes of the same, by the yerlie rent of twoe shillings, with a clause of reentrye for no payment of ye rent upon demand. 2s.

  2. John Sherer (65, 70), William Sherer (60, 66) & John (50) his brother hold by indenture dated the 21st of November in the 11th yere of the reigne of the late Queene Elizabeth, one house with the homesteads cont by estimacion fower acres, one close called the Homebrech cont by estimacion tenne acres, one close called the Furbrech cont by estimacion eight acres, a close of meadowe called the Home Meade cont by estimacion seaven acres, a close called Heiecrofts Hill cont by estimacion twelve acres, a close called the Furlong cont by estimacion seaven acres, a parcell of grove cont by estimacion three acres, a close called the Leyefeld Close cont three acres, a close called Brodecrofte cont one acre. To have for terme of their lyves & the lief of the longest lyver of them yeelding yerlie £8 att the usuall feasts. A clause of reentrie for no payment of the rent within 10 weeks after anie of the said feasts being lawfullie demanded. Covenant for to dyett the Lords officers att the Lords chardges. A covenant to repaire the houses hedges and fences of the premisses. And the said leesee ys to have the tythe of a pasture meadowe or coppice or anie parte therof with the workes of ye customarie tenants of the mannor heretofore used & to be done upon the said pasture or meadowe and the tythes of other parcells of land mencioned in the said lease. A covenant for the leassee to have sixe reasonable wane loades of greate wood towards his necessarie fewell by the Lords assignment or his woodward. And to lopp & shrowde the trees within or upon the scyte of the mannor for his fewell, with hedgeboote howseboote &c. And a covenant for the leassee to take tyle tymber and stone upon the premisses for repayring of the same, and payeth yerlie £8.


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  1. William Davyes als Taylor holdeth by indenture dated the third daye of Maye in the third & fourth yere of the reigne of King Phillipp and Queene Marie of the demise of Sir James Stumpe knight, all those three acres of demeasne lands with the teith of the same called Ipcrofte, lying being & knowen in Wyndmill feld in Brinckworth aforesaid sometyme in the tenure or occupacion of Walter Mills. To have to Thomas Davyes deceased late father of the said William (which Thomas was partie onlie to the indenture) and to the said William and James his sonnes being noe parties to that indenture, unto the end & terme of their lyves & to the longest lyver of them, yeldinge yerlie 3s 4d att twoe feasts usuall &c. Remaynder to William for his lief att lyke rent and after his decease remaynder to the said James att like rent. And yf the said terlie rent happen to be behinde by the space of sixe weekes &c. being lawfullie demanded, and noe sufficient distresse &c. then the lease to be voide. Warrantye from Sir James Stumpe in the lease conteyned for quiet enioying &c. Lyverie of seison by licence of attorney. 3s 4d. This ys a voide lease because ye tenant in possession ys no partie to the lease.

  2. Thomas Golding (58) claymeth to hold for his lief by indenture not shewed but (as yt ys alledged) dated the 18th daye of March in the second & third yeres of the reigne of King Phillipp & Queene Marie, one meadowe called Litle Spachenham cont by estimation foretene acres & one rood of pasture with the tythes of the same, by the yerlie rent of seaven shillings & eight pence. 7s 8d.

  3. John Frye (47, 53) holdeth for terme of his lief the remaynder to Anthonie Frye (42, 47) his brother for terme of his lief a pasture ground parcell of the demeasnes of the scyte of the mannor cont by estimacion five acres called & knowen by the name of Parkers, demised by Sir Henry Knyvett knight and Dame Elizabeth his wief deceased by indenture dated the 23rd daye of August in the 12th yere of the reigne of the late Queene Elizabeth by the name of fower acres called Parkers Furlong, together with the teith of the same, yelding yerlie 15s att twoe usuall feasts. And yf yt happen the rent to be behinde by the space of twoe moneths next after anie feast in which the same shalbe dewe then lawfull to reenter. Covenant for reparacions of ye hedges ditches and moundes &c. and warrantie from Sir Henry Knyvett & Dame Elizabeth for quiet enioying against them & their heires, and lyverie of seison executed by vertue of a licence of attorney in the lease conteyned. 15s.


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  1. (blank) Lucas & Dorathie his wief doe clayme to hold of the demise os the Right Honorable the Lord Thomas Howard by indenture not shewed for terme of fortie yeres (as yt ys alledged) one meadowe called Woodbridge & one close called Oxeheyes cont by estimation thirtie seaven acres, with the tythes of the same by the yerlie rent of 10s 10d.

  2. William Beale (40) the sonne of John Beale claymeth to hold for his lief by indenture not shewed but (as yt ys alledges) dated the sixt daye of September in the twelfth yere of Queene Elizabeth, one cottage with a close cont one acre of pasture, by the yerlie rent of fower shillings, with a clause of reentrie for no payment of the rent. 4s.

  3. William Bayliefe (78, mort), John (44, 56) & Thomas (38, 45) his sonnes doe clayme to hold for their lives by indenture dated the fyft daye of Julie in the fyftenth yere of the reigne of Queene Elizabeth, one cottage with a close of pasture with the appurtenances cont by estimation one acre, by the yerlie rent of fower shillings, with a clause of reentrie for no payment of the rent & a covenant to soe reparacions &c. 4s.

  4. Alice Skulle claymeth to hold for her lief by indenture dated the 28th daye of Januarie in the fortenth yere of the reigne of Queene Elizabeth, one cottage with an orchyard cont half a roode with the appurtenances by the yerlie rent of twelve pence, with a covenant to maynetayne the reparacions & a clause of reentrie for no payment of the rent. 12d.

  5. Hughe Mathewe (48) & Thomas Mathewe (44) clayme to hold for their lyves by indenture not shewed but (as yt ys alledged) dated the 14th daye of September in the twelfth yere of Q. Elizabeth, one cottage with an orchyard cont half a roode, by the yerlie rent of three shillings & fower pence. 3s 4d.

  6. Joane Wynkeworth (58) claymeth to hold for her lief by indenture dated the 6th daye of November in the twentie yere of the reigne of Q. Elizabeth, one cottage with an acre of pasture with the appurtenances by the yerlie rent of three shillings fower pence with a clause of reentrie for no payment of ye rent. 3s 4d.


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  1. John Twynney (55) holdeth by indenture dated the 15th of Julye in the 15th yere of ye reigne of the late Queene Elizabeth granted to Agnes Twynney deceased and to the said John and to one William Twynney alsoe deceased, one parcell of voyde ground cont by estimacion half an acre more or lesse adioyning to the lane called Weaks on the south, and Brinckworth Wood on the north, Richmondes ground on the west and John Barnes ground on the east. To have to the said Agnes during her lief, and after to remayne to the said John & after his decease to the said William nowe deceased, yelding yerlie &c. 2s att the usuall feasts. If the rent be 14 dayes behinde then lawfull to distreyne, yf behinde 28 dayes being lawfully demanded, then the lease to be voide. Covenant for reparacions and not to be lett or sett without lycence in writinge. Lyverie executed. 2s.

  2. Nicholas Smyth (38) claymeth to hold for his lief by indenture not shewed one cottage with a close cont one acre & a half by the yerlie rent of 4s.

  3. Elizabeth Davies nowe the wief of Thomas Packer holdeth att the will of the Lord one cottage with an acre of pasture with the appurtenances by the yerlie rent of 16d.

  4. Roberte Watts (88), Johane the Yonger (50) his daughter & Thomas (40) his sonne hold by indenture dated the 30th daye of August 1579 in the 21st yere of the reigne of the late Queene Elizabeth, one tenement or dwelling house newly erected, one parcell or peece of vacant or waste ground cont by estimacion one acre be yt more or lesse adioyning to the north side of a close of meadowe called Baggs. To have from the daye of ye date unto the said Roberte, Joane and Thomas for terme of their naturall lyves & the longest lyver of everie of them yelding 3s 4d yerlie rent att the twoe usuall feasts by equall porcions. Covenant for reparacions &c. A condicion yf the rent be behinde by the space of one moneth being lawfullie demanded & noe sufficient distresse can be found &c. then lawfull to reenter. A licence of attorney for giving lyverie of seison, and that given by the attorney accordingly. 3s 4d.

  5. Richard Grenewaye (58, 61) claymeth to hold for his lief by indenture not sealed, one cottage with the appurtenances by the yerlie rent of 20d.

  6. John Cowles (58), Margerie (46, 40) his wief & William Clarke (34) pre... .. Ireland mort it supposed doe clayme to hold for their lives by indenture dated the 10th of September in the one and twentie yere of the reigne of Q. Elizabeth, one cottage with half a roode of land by the rent of fower shillings by the yere, with a clause of reentrie for non payment of the rent, with a proviso not to lett or sett without lycense. 4s.


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  1. Margarett Heale (64, 80) & William Heale (45, 51) holde by indenture dated the third daye of June in the 31st yere of the reigne of the late Queene Elizabeth of the demise of the Right Honorable the Erle & Countesse of Suffolk for and during their lives & the longer lyver of them, one litle cottage or tenement scytuate lying & being in Brinckworth cont by estimacion half a farindell of ground, paying therfore yerlie 12d att the usuall feasts, with a clause of reentrie for no payment, and a covent for reparacions of the premisses and the moundes belonginge to the same. 12d.

  2. William Taylor (30) Katherine (14) & Margerie (3) his daughters hold by indenture dated the 20th daye of September in the first yere of the reigne of Kinge James of the demise and grant of the Earle & Countesse of Suffolk, one smale tenement or auncient cottage & backside & garden with the appurtenances late in the tenure or occupacion of Joane Taylor widdowe, and the herbage of a litle ground called Buthey (except to the said Earle his heires and assignes) sixe perches in lenght & fower in breadth in the west end of the said Buthey late in the occupacion of one Thomas Skull. To have &c. (except before excepted) for terme pof their lyves & the life of everie of them longest lyvinge successivelie one after an other, yelding &c. 12d att the usuall feasts &c. Suyte of courte &c. Provided that yf the rent be behinde 28 dayes &c. and noe sufficient distresse &c. that then this lease to ceasse & be voide. Covenant for reparacions. Warrantie for quiet enioyinge, and lyverie of seison by licence of attorney to Thomas Dixon. 12d.

  3. William [crossed through] James (mort) Skull & twoe others doe clayme to ghold for their lyves by indenture (as ys alledged) one cottage & a garden with the appurtenances by the yerlie rent of 12d.

  4. Joane Borne (58) & William (34) her sonne doe clayme to hold for their lyves by indenture dated the first daye of June in the nynetenth yere of Queene Elizabeth, one cottage with an orchyard cont half a roode with the appurtenances, by the yerlie rent of twoe shillings, with a proviso not to lett without lycense & a clause of reentrie for no payment of the rent. 2s.


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  1. John Hedges (63) & Isabell (76, 80) his wief late the wief of Walter Reade deceased doe holde by indenture dated the first daye of June in the 15th yere of the reigne of the late Queene Elizabeth of the demise & grant of Sir Henry Knyvett knight & Dame Elizabeth his wief deceased, one parcell of vacant or voide grounde in Brinckworth aforesaid cont by estimacion half an acre be yt more or lesse, scytuate betwene a close of pasture of the lands of Mr Thomas Walrond on the north side, the Highe Waye leading to Brinckworth Church on the south side & the dwelling house of Jeffrie Osborne on the west. To have to them &c. duringe their naturall lyves & the lief of eyther of them longest lyving, yelding &c. 2s att the usuall feasts. Covenant on the leassees parte to erect a dwellinge house of one feild & a cut, before the feast of St Michaell next after the date, att their proper coasts. And yf the rent be behinde by the space of one moneth & noe distresse sufficient, to reenter. Lyverie of seison by licence of Attorney. 2s.

  2. Elizabeth Pope (48, 59) claymeth to hold for her lief by indenture (as ys alledges) one cottage with a garden & three acres of meadowe therunto belonging by the yerlie rent of 3s 4d.

  3. William Oven & Agnes (48) his wief daughter of Roberte Pynnell deceased doe hold in the right of the said Agnes by vertue of an indenture of demise therof to the said Roberte Pynnell Deceased, Thomas Pynnell his sonne (whoe ys said to be dead) & to the said Agnes by Sir Henry Knyvett knight & Dame Elizabeth his wief deceased dated the first daye of June 1577 in the 20th yere of the late Queene Elizabeth, one tenement with the appurtenances latelie erected lyinge betwene a close called Bakers on the east side & the Kings Highe Waye att Bakers hedge on the west side. To have to them & their assignes for terme of their lyves & the lief of everie of them longest lyving, yelding yerlie &c. 2s rent att the twoe usuall feasts. Covenant for reparacions &c. and yf the rent happen to be behinde by the space of one moneth &c. being lawfullie demanded, then lawfull to reenter. Proviso that yt shall not be lawfull for anie the said tenants to lett or sett the premisses or anie parcell therof without lycence &c. in writinge obteyned, nor to keepe anie undertenant or undertenants therin upon payne of forfeiture &c. Lyverie of seison given 5th October sequen dat. 2s.

  4. John Pynnock (Peacocke) the Elder, John his sonne & Joane his daughter doe clayme to hold by indenture, one cottage & a garden with thr appurtenances by the yerlie rent of 2s.


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  1. Nicholas Emants & Henry his sonne hold by indenture dated the first daye of October in the 22nd yere of the late Q. Elizabeth, one cottage & half a roode of pasture with the appurtenances & one acre of ground adioyning to Glaselands, by the yerlie rent of 12d by even porcions, with a clause of reentrie for no payment of the rent, a herriott upon the death of the tenant dying possessed. 12d. One herriott. Mr Dixon holdeth the acre of land att Glaselands as he sayeth by .......

Sum of rents of the Lord's tenants £25 19s 7d.
Valued per annum to be letten yf the same  
were in my Lord's hands above the rent £294 10s 4d

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The Lord of this mannor as in the right of the same mannor hath the dryft of ye forest of Bradon adioyning therunto as much therof as lyeth within the parishe of brinckworth as often in a yere as his bayliffe will dryve.

The Lord of this mannor hath in the same free warren, wayfes, strayes, felons, goods & deodans, twoe leetes or lawdayes in the same yerlie to be holden.

The demeasnes of the mannor of Brinckworth paye noe tythe to the parson of Brinckworth & all the tenants of this mannor have common of pasture throughout the whole forest of Bradon att all tymes of the yere without stynt & besides other commons they have common in one ground called the Marshe being twoe hundred acres or therabouts.

The customarie tenants of this mannor doe paye yerlie to the farmer of the demeasnes certein money called meadsilver, and the Lord doth receyve yerlie ten shillings of the said meadsilver, & diverse of the said coppieholders doe make the haye of one meadowe of the farmers called Custome Mead as appeareth by their coppies.

The customarie tenants of this mannor doe paye pannage to the Lord att Michmas yerlie, that ys to saye for everie hogg of a yere old & upwards 1d & for a shott ob but for a sowe or a bore nothing.

The Lord of this mannor hath certeine lands parcell of the said mannor called by the names of the Newe Parke, Oxethick, Wickhurst, Woodhall & Blackmore, cont by estimation eight hundred acres, wherin are trees of greate valewe, to be sold or otherwise to be shrowded & therby to yeld a present or future benyfitt alsoe to the Lord, seeing in those parte fuell nowe begyn to growe verie scant, & the contrie there doth alreadie fetch coles some 12 myles of or therabouts for their necessarie fewell.

The totall some of the yerlie rents of fretenants, coppieholders, indenture holders for 2000 yeres & other tenants of the demeasnes of this mannor & of ye courtsilver, meadsilver, hens & cocks valued as aforesaid doth amount unto per annum to my Lord £52 4s 7d.

The yerlie value of all the coppieholds, indenture holds other then for 2000 yeres & of the demeasnes yf they were all in my Lords hands ys above the rent £899 16s.


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Index of Places

Note: the references are to the numbered sections above,
eg 'Asshie Close' in #10 above.

Asshie Close 10
 
Baggs 78
Baggs als Badgs 16
Baker Hayes 34
Bakers 34, 87
Bakers hedge 87
Baldwyns 15
Barnecrofte 34
Beles 37
Berrie Streete 57
Birds 19
Bradon Forest 49
Breaches 34, 50
Brinckworth Wood 75
Brinkworth Marsh 49
Brodecrofte 34, 35, 65
Brodecrofte, Upper 51
Brodemead 10, 12
Brodemeade 25
Brodemeadowe 22
Brookebreach 19
Brookemead 32, 37
Burghe Heyes 19
Buthaye 58
Buthey 82
 
Churchcroft 36
Churchcrofte 22
Churchmans 6, 33
Churchpeece 32
Clitcheboroughes Grene 56
Combeclose 18
Crosse House 53, 55
Cuckoes 51
 
Delfords 35
Downecroft 18
 
Estfeld 32
Estligh 31
Estlighe 16
Estlye 24
 
Fishers 29
Fletchers 21
Fosketts Hedge 33
Fosters 18
Freemans als Selwyns 28
Frittoes 30
Frittows 60
Furbrech 65
Furlong 65
 
Gillings 18
Glaseland 5, 11, 19, 34
Glaselands 14, 23, 46, 89
Glasselands 55
Gorewayes als Coops 19
 
Hallcrofte 8, 9
Hargrove 5, 43, 44, 50
Hargrove Hill 8
Hargrove, West 42, 45
Harts 23, 24
Heiecrofts Hill 65
Hillcrofte 35
Hillie Close 12, 17, 37
Home Meade 65
Homebrech 65
Homeclose 18, 22, 26, 31
Homemead 28
Horehowse 25
Horsecroft 64
Horsecrofte 45
Howells 23, 24
Howells Meade 24
Hudescrofte 27
 
Iles 22
Ipcrofte 66
Ipcrofts Furlong 61
 
Joans Greene 47
 
Lacyes 19
Lacyes, Greate 19
Lacyes, Litle 19
Lacyes, Long 19
Large Acre 51
Ley Close 37
Leyefeld Close 65
Lipyeate 53
Litle Berrye Close 57
Litle Close 8, 29
Litle Spachenham 67
Litlebeane Furlong 39
Litlehams 25
Litlemeade 23
Longcrofte 25
Longmead 34
Lye Close 33, 63
Lyefeld 14, 15, 32, 37
Lyngcrofts Mead 10
Lynkecrofte Peece 62
 
Millwards 10
Morice 14
Mumbrech 19
Munbrech 23
 
Netherwestfeld 45
Newleaze 33
Northcrofte 22, 25
Nynocks 29
 
Overleaze 28
Overwestfeld 26
Ovesyate 8
Oxeheyes 69
 
Pacyes als Heale House 9
Parkers 7, 68
Parkers Barton 7
Parkers Furlong 68
Parkers Meade 7
Parsons Crofte 33
Paynes 20
Pewkyn Mead 10
Phelpes 25
Pingles 48
Pitts Lands 49
Players 10, 26
Pudsuge 51
Puttessug 31
 
Rampes 6, 10
Rampes, Long 19
Rampes, Round 19
Rampst 27
Redhill 27, 36
Richmondes Ground 75
 
Selyes 3
Sharpcroft 34
Sheepehouse 55
Sheepehouse Furlong 40
Shepecroft 34
Shepecrofte 56
Shepehouse Close Furlong 41
Sible peece 39
Sladacre 8
Slade Acre 45
Sladehouse 32
Slowe 21
Slowes Bridge 27
Somerleys 37
Spachnam, Great 4
Stephens 15
Stephens Haye 15
Stockmead 19, 28
Stonecrofte 32
Sybells 17
 
Taylors 31
Three bridges 22
Towensend 35
Towne Close 29
Townesend Close 19
Tregols 36
 
Waterholis 29
Weaks Lane 75
Webbs Lane 15
Westclose 12, 33
Westfeld 9-12, 19, 22
Westfeld, Further 32
Westfeld, Upper 8
Whitewilliams 36
Windmill Feld 9
Windmill Field 6
Windmillfeld 24
Wingods 11
Wisdomes 3, 29, 52
Woer, Lower 8
Woer, Upper 8
Woodbridge 69
Woodclose 22, 25, 59
Worth 22
Wymelsfeld 21
Wyndmill Feld 66
Wyndmill Field 62
Wyndmillfeld 10, 12, 22, 23, 29, 34, 35, 51
Wyndmillhill Close 12
Wyverne Heale 9
Wyverne Hele 33

 


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Index of People

Note: the references are to the numbered sections above,
eg 'Richard Arnoll' in #30 above.

ARNOLL
  Richard 30
 
BARNES
  Jefferie 23, 24
  John 23, 24, 75
  Margaret 32
  William 32
 
BAYLIEFE
  John 71
  Thomas 71
  William 71
 
BEALE
  Alice 35
  George 43
  Humfrie 35
  Jefferie 8, 25, 48, 49
  John 15, 16, 35, 48, 49, 70
  Roberte 8, 14-16, 48, 49
  Thomas 59
  William 8, 14, 15, 43, 48, 49, 70
 
BECKE
  Richard 21
 
BLEEKE
  John 50
 
BORNE
  Joane 84
  William 84
 
BROOKE
  John 54, 55
  Thomas 54, 55
 
CLARKE
  William 42, 80
 
CLERKE
  Jefferie 13
  Joane 12
  Marie 44
  Richard 13
  William 19, 44
 
COWLES
  John 80
  Margerie 80
 
DAVES
  Anthony 2
 
DAVES als TAYLOR
  James 2
 
DAVIES
  Elizabeth 77
 
DAVYES
  Thomas 66
 
DAVYES als TAYLOR
  James 66
  William 66
 
DIRHAM
  Richard 20
 
DIXON
  Elinor 51
  Elizabeth 51
  Francis 51, 55
  Henrie 51, 55
  Katherine 55
  Mr 89
  Thomas 41, 46, 51, 55, 82
 
DOBBES
  Richard 20
  William 20
 
DURREN
  William 41
 
EMANTS
  Henry 89
  Nicholas 89
 
EMOTT
  Henrie 46
  Nicholas 46
 
FOSKETT
  Elizabeth 37
  Richard 37
  Walter 37
 
FRIE
  Anthonie 11
 
FRYE
  Anthonie 68
  John 68
  Michaell 28
 
GOLDING
  Thomas 67
 
GOLDINGE
  Alice 51
 
GRENEWAYE
  Richard 79
 
GRENEWOOD
  John 37
 
HAYES
  Joane 45
  Richard 45
 
HAYWARD
  Christian 22, 25
  John 22
 
HEALE
  Elizabeth 33
  Margaret 81
  Morice 33
  William 33, 81
 
HEDGES
  Isabell 85
  John 85
 
HENLEY
  William 60
 
HENLIE
  Agnes 6
  Margaret 6
  William 61
 
HENLYE
  Joane 29
  William 29
 
HOLLOWAY
  William 38
 
HOLLOWAYE
  Richard 38
 
HOWARD
  Elizabeth, Lady 58
  Katherine, Lady 41, 51, 52, 55, 57
  Thomas, Lord 37, 41, 48, 49, 51, 52, 55, 57, 58, 69
 
JONES
  Agnes 19
  George 19
 
KENT
  Edith 55
  Thomas 55
 
KNYVETT
  Elizabeth 63
  Elizabeth, Dame 2-5, 39, 42-44, 46, 47, 62, 68, 85, 87
  Henry 63
  Henry, Sir 2-5, 39, 42-44, 46, 47, 62, 68, 85, 87
  Katherine 10
  William 10
 
LEWYN
  Agnes 56
  David 56
  John 3
  Thomas 18, 62
  William 56, 62
 
LONDON
  John 45
  Lucas 69
  Dorathie 69
 
MATHEWE
  Hughe 73
  Thomas 73
 
MESSETER
  Nicholas 40
 
MESSITER
  Nicholas 41
 
MILLS
  Walter 66
 
NICHOLAS
  Mr 37
 
NICHOLLS
  Christopher 39
  Dorothie 57
  Francis 57
  Theopholus 57
  William 39
 
OSBORNE
  Jefferie 85
 
OSBOURNE
  Elizabeth 38
 
OVEN
  Agnes 87
  William 87
 
PACKER
  Thomas 77
 
PANTING
  Nicholas 38, 39
 
PANTINGE
  Nicholas 52
  Roberte 52
 
PARSONS
  Agnes 39
 
PEACOCKE
  Joane 88
  John 88
 
PINELL
  Alice 26
  Henrie 27
  Joan 27, 44
  John 27
  Raphe 26
  Richard 34
 
POOLE
  Mr 37
 
POPE
  Elizabeth 86
 
PYNNELL
  Henry 45
  Jefferie 45
  Jo: 44
  Roberte 87
  Thomas 87
 
PYNNOCK
  Joane 88
  John 88
 
READE
  Walter 85
 
REEVE
  Elizabeth 48
 
RICHMOND
  John 5
 
SHERER
  Edythe 9
  Elizabeth 17
  John 7, 43, 45, 65
  Moris 21
  Richard 7
  Thomas 9, 17
  William 21, 65
 
SKULL
  Elizabeth 58
  James 83
  Jefferie 36, 58, 63
  John 36, 63
  Morice 36
  Thomas 82
  William 36, 58, 63, 83
 
SKULLE
  Alice 72
 
SKYNNER
  William 62
 
SMYTH
  Baldwyn 53
  Nicholas 76
 
SMYTH als DAVYS
  Baldwyn 55
  John 51
 
STICHALL
  Anne 61
  William 61
 
STUMPE
  James 50
  James, Sir 37, 66
  William 40
 
SUFFOLK
  Earl & Countess 56, 81, 82
  Thomas, Earl of 45
 
TAYLOR
  Joane 82
  Katherine 82
  Margerie 82
  William 10, 82
 
THORNE
  Margaret 11
 
TREWE
  John 3
 
TRUMPLYN
  Thomas 4
 
TWYNNEY
  Agnes 75
  John 75
  William 75
 
WALKER
  Thomas 31, 64
 
WALLERS
  Edmond 10
 
WALROND
  Thomas 85
 
WATTS
  Johane 78
  Roberte 78
  Thomas 78
 
WEBB
  Joane 15
 
WHITE
  Ambrose 47
  Margaret 47
 
WYNKEWORTH
  Joane 74

 


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They are made available for the private use of genealogical researchers who may copy them and extract data from them for their personal use. They are not to be reproduced or republished in any other form whatsoever.