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Heselwod &c. Allso they say that the said William held the Mann' of Fryston [continued as given under GREAT SMEATON, vol. xii. 76].

Ing. 31 H. 6 [1453].

G 172 [vol. 127: should be GG 172, vol. 128] one messuage in Stubbs.

[See vol. x. 532.]

Escheats, 1 H. 5 [1413].

[Given under FRYSTON, vol. x. 540.]

GG [vol. 128] 171 After Earl of Westmorland, it reads "made to the said Henry & Margaret his wife," &c. Also

"Hesilwood, Woodhall."

Jn the writeings of Peter Midleton, K'.

L[vol. 135] 134 Know p'sent & to come that we Geffrey, vicar of the Church of South Kirkby, Thomas Byset of Castleford, & John de Yerdburgh of Cockerington, haue giuen to Robert de Swillington, Chiualer, Thomas de Nessefeld &c. by the Consent of William son & heire of William, sonne of Henry Vavasor,10 a certaine yearly rent of 5 (qy. 50) to be received of or Mannrs of Heselwod & Stubbs walding in the County of Yorke, & allso of the Mann' of Cockfield with the appurtnances in the Bishoprick of Durham. Witnesse Robert de Roos & Robert Plumpton Kts. &c. Dat. 6 R. 2. [1383].

Sutton nere Burghwalleis."

In the writeings of George Thurgarland of Lile in the pish of Mirfeild 16

No. 1629.

K [vol. 133] 89 J John de Hopton & Jone my wife haue granted & surrendered by this our present writeing confirmed to Robert son of James de Midhop all the Lands and Tenemts with the appurtnances which John son of James de Midhop gaue to James my father & to me the foresaid Jone & the heires of our bodies lawfully begotten, as they lie in the territories of Burghwalleis & of Sutton &c. Witnesse Roger de Novo mercato & John de Eland Kts. &c. Dat. at Burghwaleis 3 Ed. 1 [1275].12

Fines, 34 H. 6 [1456].

XXX [vol. 106] 81 [Given under AWSTON, vol. x. 262.]

10 The post mortem of this Henry VavaOur holding these properties is given vol. x. 540, as having been taken in 1413, his son and heir being Henry, then nine years old.

11 This is the same Sutton, already given under Owston. The classification of Harl. 800 is occasionally very defective. 12 And see also note 40, vol. x. 357.


AAA [vol. 26] 87 now 83

Pleas at Westminster (before John de Stonere &c.) Trinit. Terme, 18 Ed. 3 [1344] [vol. 104, Dodsworth]. Entered in Drax Coucher, fo. 86 "of the more of Swynflete," see ante, Inglesmore [vol. xi. 66]. Thomas, Abbot of St Maries of Yorke, was summoned to Answer Guilbert, Prior of Drax, in a plea wherefore he together with Nicholas Fader of Estoft tooke a certaine labouring beast [Jumentum in margin] of the said Priors, & the same vnjustly detained against vad & pleg, &c. And whereof the said Prior, by William de Drax his Atturney, saith that the foresaid Abbot together with &c. on Monday next before the feast of the purification of the blessed Virgin Mary in the 16 yeare of the now king [1342-3] in the towne of Houks in a certaine place which is called le prior place of Drax, tooke a certaine labouring beast of the said Prior & detained the same contra vad et pleg &c. vntill &c. whence he saith he is dampnified

hath losse to the valew of 40 wherevpon he produceth suite &. And the Abbot by Conrad de Tinerington, his attournay, cometh & defendeth &c. And saith that the said Prior held of one Geffrey Lestrop [Geoffrey Le Scrope] 26 p'ticatas of Land & more with the appurtnances in Houk, as of his Mann' of Whitegift by the fealty & service of 5 yearly for all services. Of which services the said Geffrey. was seised by the hands of the foresaid Prior, as by the hands of his true tenant. Which said Geffrey held allso the foresaid Mann's with the appurtnances of the Lord the King in Capite &c. which said Geffrey surrendred ye state which he had in the foresaid Mann' of Whitguift to the Lord the King that now is &c. And afterwards the said King granted the foresaid Mann with the appurtnances to Phillip Q. of England to hold for the terme of the life of the said Q. And he saith that the foresaid Q. afterward granted the foresaid Mann', with the Appurtnances, to the foresaid Abbot & his Successors, dureing the life of the said Q. paying therefore yearly to the said Queene dureing her life 200 Markes at the feast of Easter & St Michaell, by equall portions. And the foresaid Prior Attourned the foresaid Abbot of the foresaid fealty & 3 of the foresaid Rent of 5. And he saith that the now King after the guift & grant of the said Queen, for him & his heires confirmed the grant of the foresaid Queen to the said Abbot & Covent & their Successors. And he further granted to the said Abbot & Covent & their Successors foreuer the foresaid Mann' after the death the said Queene paying therefore to the said King & his successors after the death of the said Queen the foresaid 200 Markes at the termes aforesaid. And because the foresaid Rent of 5 for 5 yeares & 2 last past before the day of the foresaid takings was arreare to the foresaid Abbot, he tooke the foresaid horse in the said place &c. for the foresaid 2 of the 1 yeare of the foresaid 6 yeares as it pleased him &c. And the Prior not knowing that the foresaid Geffrey was seized of the foresaid Rent of 5 by the hands of the said prior, nor that he attourneyed neither to the Lord the King nor the Queen, nor the foresaid Abbot, of the aforesaid 3 &c. He saith that a certaine Prior of Drax the

13 Swinfleet is named neither in Domesday nor in the Poll Tax of 1378.

p'decessor of the now Prior held the foresaid Land & more of one Henry de Lascis, late E. of Lincolne, as of his Mann' of Whiteguift, which said Henry by his writeing Jndented granted & confirmed to the foresaid Prior and his successors 12 p'ticatas of morelands & marsh lands with the soyle in latitude in another place in Jnkelesmore in his Manu" & Soke [of the Soke, in the original], of Snaith aforesaid [near the town of Swynflete] lieing between (a certain more of the prior of Ormesby on the west, and) the lands & mores of the prior & Couent of St Oswald on the [east side, and forty perches of the more land and marsh with the soil in breadth, in another place in Jnklesmore in his Manor & Soke of Snaith as aforesaid, lie between the lands and mores of the Prior and Couent of St Oswald on the] west side nere the foresaid Towne of Swinflete & the lands & [mores &] Marsh of one John de Crull [Crowle] on the East side, extending it selfe to both places aforesaid from the Dich [a fossato, in margin] of Ouse towards the South in length, with all manner of p'fitts, appurtnances and easements, so long as the deep more

Marsh shall last for digging turfes. To hold to him & his successors for euer of the said Earle & his heires by the service of 2 yearly for all services. And he produceth here the foresaid writeing vnder the name of the said Earle which testifieth this. & from the said Henry the Mann' aforesaid descended together with the foresaid services into his hands [in the seisin of whom (Dodsworth)]. The said 14 Alice remitted & quit claimed all the right and claime which she had in the foresaid Mann' together with the foresaid services with the appurtnances to the foresaid Lord the King & his heires for euer. And he requireth Judgement &c.

Out of Thoresby Register, fo. 160.

B [vol. 28] 145 The Townesmen and Jnhabitants of Swynflete had liberty to erect & build on Chappell in the foresaid Towne of Swyneflete & to haue a Chaplaine to celebrate divine service there for euer because the towne of Swinflete is distant 2 miles from the Mother Church or poplar Chappell, which is scituate in the towne of Whiteguift, which way betwixt is deepe & durtie & espetially in Wintertime by the vehement Jnundations of water hapening more then ordinary, is so waterie & dangerous that they (you in original) cannot come to the said Church or Chappell to heare service without hurtfull labour & great danger &c. Dat. at Thorp [Bishop Thorpe] 21 Oct. 1370.

Out of Alexander Nevills Register, fo. 69 (should be 63). B [vol. 28] 166 Richard de Feriby the elder of good & p'fect remembrance makes his will 1381. Buried in the Chappell of St Trinities of Kingston vpon Hull. Bequeathed one bovate of land in Withestede & one Bovate of Land in Swanland to be sold for its true valew, & the money to be made to be paid to the Chaplaines &c. to celebrate diuine service for his soule so long as the money shall last. Matilda his wife, Agnes his daughter, to whom he gaue all his Tenement in Blackfrer gate in Kingston vpon Hull, and one Tenemt in

14 There is an evident omission here of the manner in which the daughter of Henry, Earl of Lincoln, became possessed.

She is called Alice here, though her name was Alesia, not Alicia.

Panteflete. He gaue to Maud his wife, & her heires, all the tenemt & Lands which he had in Redenesse & Swynflete. And he gaue to Thomas his sonne all his Tenemts with the appurtnances Houedon [Howden] & the remainder of all the Lands to hold to him & his heires for euer. [A few lines of the above occur under REDNESSE, ante, p. 61.]

C [vol. 120] 46

Charta, 33 Ed. 3 [1359] n. 52.

The King granted to Henry de Lacy, E. of Lincolne, a market on thursday at his Mann' of Swynflete in Com. Ebor. And one Faire there for 4 dayes, viz. on the day after the Exaltation of the Holy Crosse and 3 dayes following &c.

Chartæ, 4°. 11 Ed. 3 [1336] π 2.

C[vol. 120] 72 [Given under HOKE, vol. xi. 57, and REDNESSE, ante, p. 62.]

In the Coucher booke of Ormesby in Com. Lincoln, 1632, fo. 253. L [vol. 135] 139 John son of Roger de Huks [Hook] confirmed to the Covent of Ormesby, 6 p'ticats in breadth with the soyle in Swynesflete, & 6 bovates of land in Barton, & all the donations which they had of the guift of Roger his father, & Margret his mother [in Huk and Barton (Dodsworth)].

Out of the Leiger of St. Maries, Yorke, fo. 153. Z [vol. 156] 69 [Entered under REDNESSE, ante, p. 62.]

Tanshelfe1 nere Pontefract.

Out of the bundell of Escheats, 35 Ed. 3 [1361].

XX vol. 154] 103

C [vol. 120] 22

[See under AWSTON, vol. x. 262, and PONTEFRACT, vol. xii. p. 48.]

Charta, 41 H. 3 [1256] m. 3.16

The King granted to Edmund de Lacy 1 market on Wednesday at Tanshelfe in his Mann' of Pontefract And one faire there for three dayes, viz. on the Eue, the day, and the day after St Trinity &c.

15 There was no separate return for Tanshelf, either in the Domesday Survey or in the Poll Tax of 1378. In the above grant of a Fair, it is described as in the manor of Pontefract. But the corporate privileges of Pontefract never extended to Tanshelf, till they were obtained under a recent Borough Extension Act.

16 This seems to have been part of an attempt of Edmund de Lascy to raise the status of Tanshelf. It failed, however, and the fair was transferred to Pontefract by another charter of 22 Ed. I. (1294). See 31st Report of the DeputyKeeper of Public Records.

Thorne ats" Turnebrig 18 in Hatefeld pish. B [vol. 28] 87 Sufferance [Jndulgence] of xl. dayes granted for the building repairing & sustaining the Chappell 19 of Thoren within the p'ish of Hatefeld, 17 Kalends of June [16 May] 1320, Melton's Register, fo. 138.

2d p' Patents, 20 H. 6 m. 19 [1442].

D [vol. 121] 167 Of the Exemplification of a Petition to ye Parlia


For the Enlargement of Turnbrigg which was builded then of tymber & too low for ships or other vessells to passe vnder. That the Jnhabitants of Yorkeshire, Lincolne, Nottingham & Derby might at their own Charges take downe the said Bridge by the Authority of the said Parlamt last past, & another to be made five yards longer, a Yard and a halfe higher, which with all things contained in the said petition was granted by the said Parliament.

In the Deane of Yorks Register.

Z [vol. 156] 148 Mds that the Prior of Snayth hath licence to celebrate in the Chappell of Turnbrigg dureing all the time of totum tempus sedis vacationis," (Dodsworth)] dat. 26

ye vacation [per April, 1398.

Jn Mr. Dodsworth's Annotations.

Dun riseth in the vpper part of Peniston pish, nere Lady Crosse (which may be called Or Appenine because the Raine water that falleth sheddeth from Sea to Sea), cometh to Bircheworth, so to Peniston, thence to Boulsterstone by Modop, & leaueth Wharnecliff Chase on the North, belonging to Sr Francis Wortley, where he hath great Iron workes, the said Wharnecliffe affordeth 200 dozen of Cole for euer to his said workes, and leaueth Bethinns, a Chase & Tower of the Earle of

17 Thorne is recorded in the Domesday Survey to be in the fee of William de Warenne, to have a taxable area of four carucates, and to be tilled by 5 sokemen, 11 villanes, and 4 bordars. Its rateable value was not specifically mentioned, all the manors subordinate to Coningsborough (including Thorne) being rated in one lump sum. In the Poll Tax of 1378, the names of 90 taxpayers are given, 87 of whom paid only 4d. each, and 1 tailor paid 6d. The two most highly taxed, a chapman and a mercer, paid 12d. each, making a total of 31s. 6d.

18 Two different places are here confused: Thorne, a manor in the parish of Hatfield, and Turnbridge, a hamlet in the parish of Snaith.

19 This must be for the rebuilding of the chapel, which was an ancient foun

dation, and is named among the early chapels belonging to the Lewes Cluniac Priory.

20 This will be found more at large in THE SIEGES OF PONTEFRACT CASTLE (R. Holmes, 1887). But there is in Mon. Ebor. 402, a much earlier document of the year 1285, by which the land between "Thuren-brigs and the bank of the river Aire was made tithe-free. Unfortunately the reference escaped the index-maker, and therefore the passage is almost unknown. Burton gives page 22 of the Great Chartulary of Selby as his authority.

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21 I.e., between the death of Abp. John le Romaine and the confirmation of Abp. Henry de Newark. During vacancies, the Dean had charge of the cee and kept an independent Register.

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