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Confirmation by Walter [de Grey] Archbp of York of the

21 Jan. graut by the Canons of Rypon to Wm. de Maincestre concerning having a chantry in the chapel built by him in his court of North Stodeley. Rypon, 12 kal. Feb. 25 pont. [A. 77.]

Grant by the Chapter of St. Wilfrid's Rypon to Wm. de Maincestr' of a chapel and chaplain at North Stodeley on the following conditions. The said William will present to them the chaplain who will swear to save the chapter harmless with regard to offerings &c. due to their church; to be faithful to the church and chapter and to the canon to whose prebend the parish dues of Stodeley belong; to answer for the whole parish which he serves for the three offerings at Christmas, Easter, and St. Wilfrid's day, i.e. for every" husband," d., for every "husewythe" (sic) d. On these days the said William and his household shall attend the Mother Church, and the other parishioners on Christmas day, Candlemas, Holy Cross day, Easter, Ascension, Whitsunday, St. Wilfrid's day and All Saints day. The said William will supply the chaplain with food and clothing or a sufficient allowance as agreed upon between them. The Chaplain will receive on behalf of the Chapter the gifts (manupositum) offered to him by parishioners and others, except offerings at the festivals of the Chapel, and what is due to St. Wilfrid's Church, i.e., a tenth at marriages, churchings, doles (divises) and confessions. The Chapter will remove any Chaplain failing to keep this oath. The said William will also swear to save St. Wilfrid's Church harmless and observe the above.

Witnesses -Masters Geoffrey de Lardar', Laurence de Toppeclyf and Thos. de Kyrkeby, Canons of Rypon Sir Carinus de Apula, Robt. de Monkton, Alan de Aldefeld, Wm. de Claibert (?), Wm. de Stodeley. The three preceding, later copies on one piece of vellum.

1288. Demise by Hugh de Karleton to Wm. son of John de Clother 11 Nov. (um?) of a tenement in North Stodeley which he had in free marriage with Margery his wife, for 26 years from Martinmas 1288, at 24s. yearly rent, payable at the Invention of the Cross and at Rypon fair in the winter. The lessees shall grind their corn growing thereon at the mill in the town nearest the granary without toll, and shall keep up the buildings at their own expense, with compensation for or permission to remove additions. Witnesses :-Wm. de Clother (? um), John de Slengesby, John de Biscopton, John son of Robert, Hugh de Thorp.

Later copy.

Swinton. 69

[A. 82.]

Quitclaim by Reginald de Morthinc to Walter de Brompton of his right in the land and wood he bought from John de Roderam on Bernestokes in the field of Swinton', between his land and the boundary towards Addewyc, abutting on the Court of the Prior and Convent of Bretton ; for a yearly rent of 2s. to John de Roderam and 2d. to the Prior and

69 Near Rotherham, and in the parish of Wath-upon-Dearne, see S. Yorks. II., 76.

Convent of Wirkissope. Witnesses :-Ric. de Brerechink', Peter de Wath, Ric. Herlyng, Robt. de Parys, Wm. de Woth de Swinton'.

Endd: Carta Reginaldi de Morthyng de terra et bosco in Swynton. Swynton, ij.

Fragment of a green seal, * * de m

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Tanfield, West.7°

1293 Concord between Sir John Marmyun, knt. lord of Tanfeld and 26 Jan. Elyas son of Elias of the same, made at York, Tuesday before the Purification of the B. V. M. 1293, before Sir Hugh de Cressingham, and his fellows, justices in eyre. Elyas releases to Sir John his claim to common of pasture in Northscoth Wood, which Sir John can shut up if he please; the meadows of Newheng' and Cringelmire in Westwode; two messuages with 2 oxgangs of land in Westanfeld bought of Ric. son of Hugh; and the wardship of William son of Alan de Eskelby by reason of 2 oxgangs in Eskelby; If the said Elyas acquire by legal process any arable land from Wm. le Red of Este Tanfeld or from John de Barewell of Nosterfeld, he shall hold it of the said Sir John. Sir John grants to the said Elyas reasonable estovers, in Westewode, viz. "husebote," and "hay bote" by view of the forester, and twigs for burning and hedging without view, as by deed between lady Avice Marmyum and Elias father of Elyas; common of pasture in Tanfeld as pertains to the tenement which he holds of Sir John in Tanfeld; pannage for his own pigs in Westwod, but for his tenant's pigs, half the pannage must be paid to Sir John; pasture for ploughoxen in Newheng' for 15 days after haytime when Sir John's own oxen go there, (this is granted out of courtesy); and liberty to pick nuts in Westewod. Witnesses-Sir Robt. de Tatirsale, Sir Brian son of Alan, Sir Roger de Lasceles, Sir Andrew de Newyl, Sir Alan de Caberg', knts. Ric. de. Lyns, Wm. de Menyl, Robt. de Conyheres, Ralf de Rychemund, Nic. de Middelton, Thos. de Gaytenby, Hen. de Langeton, Geoffrey de Wyntringham, Robt. de Burton.

Counterpart of the preceding.


[A. 88.]

Concord between Sir John Marmyon knt, lord of Tanf' and 26 Jan. Elyas son of Elyas of the same, made at York, Tuesday before Candlemas, 1293, before Sir Hugh de Cressingham, and his colleagues justices in eyre, at York 22 Edw. I. Elias releases his right in common of pasture of the wood of Northscoth, in the whole wood and the circuit outside it, so that Sir John may enclose it; and also in the meadows of Neuenge and Cringelmire in Westwod, 2 messuages and 2 oxgangs in West Tanfeld bought of Richard son of Hugh of the same, and in the wardship of William son of Alan de Heskilby, with reasonable estovers, pannage and the picking of nuts. If Elias obtains any arable land from Wm. le Rede of Est Tanfield, or from John de Barewelle of Nosterfeld, he will hold it of Sir John. Sir John grants to Elias in Westwod husebote and haibote by view of the forester and twigs for

70 West Tanfield near Masham, a possession of the Marmions.

burning and hedging without view, as contained in a charter of lady Avice Marmion to Elias father of the said Elias, and common of pasture in Tanfeld as pertains to his tenement in Tanfeld held of the said Sir John excepting in Northscoth &c. If Elias's beasts trespass on Northschoe &c. by reason of the insufficiency of the hedge, they shall be quietly driven out, but if they break through, amends shall be made. Elias shall have pannage for his pigs only in Westwod; his tenants shall pay him for pannage and he shall pay half thereof to Sir John. Sir John, merely from courtesy, grants to Elias pasture for his plough oxen for 15 days in Nenenge after the half is carried, with his own oxen. Elias may pick nuts in Westwod. Witnesses :-Sir Robt. de Tatersale, Sir Brian son of Alan, Sir Roger de Lacels, Sir Andrew de Nevile, Sir Alan de Caberg', knts. Ric de Lyns, Wm. de Menehil, Robt. de Coynhers, Rolf de Rugemund, Nic de Mideltona, Thos de Gaitenby, Hen. de Langeton, Geoffrey de Wintringham, Robt. de Burtona.


[B. 47.]

Grant by Robt. Lademan of Old Place (de Veteri Loco) to Agnes de Paris of Tresk', of a messuage in the town of Tresk between the messuage late of Robt. son of William de Torp in the bailey, and the king's high road leading to St. Mary's Church, bought by him from Henry son of Walter the Cook (Coci) of Tresk; for one clove at Christmas to the grantor and 1lb. of cumin to the lord of the fee. Witnesses: Nic. Taluace, Wm. the Cook (Coco) Wm. de Aynderby, Robt. the Goldsmith (Aurifabro), Ric de Ballio, Alan the Smith (Fabro), Hugh de Malton, Thos. Godyer, Wm. Norman, Thos. Byndlowys clerk. Fragment of a green seal, an ear of corn? and legend * * Rob * *

1340. 1 Oct.

[A. 66.]

Grant by John de Thresk, chaplain, son of Adam le Gaunter to Robt. Beer of Thresk, and Agnes his wife, of all his lands and tenements in the town and territory of Thresk held by feoffment of the said Robert; for life, for one rose at Midsummer if asked for. Witnesses :-John de Kilvington, Wm. de Kilvyngton, John de Calveton, Robt. Skeyl, Robt. de Houyngham, Adam de Tanefeld, Robt. Broun. Thresk, Sunday after Michaelmas, 1340. 14 Edw. ii.

1390. 7 Dec.


[A. 150.]

Grant by Joan widow of Wm. Goodmon to John le Hunt, the elder, of all her lands and tenements in Thwonke, Yorks, held in dower, to hold for her life. Witnesses :-Robinet de Hopton, John Cay, Wm. del Wodde.

Thwonk, the eve of the Conception of the B. V. M., 14 Ric. ii.

[B. 122.]

71 Query Upper or Nether Thong near Holmfirth, formerly Thwong. See Y. A. J. viii., 492.


26 May.


Power of Attorney by Alice late wife of Richard Pulayn to Thos. de Codintone to receive the arrears of rent from Adam de Lees, Ric del Ille, Alex. son of Jordan de Lees, Geoffrey de Bosco and Robt. de Breretusil, her tenants in Thornhulle, Yorks, viz. :— 4s. 11d. for 13 Edw. [1.], 25s. 11d. for 14 Edw. [I.], 25s. 11d. for 15 Edw. [I.] and 20s. 5d. for 16 Edw. [I.] (5s. 6d. having been received that year from her Attorney Thos. de Glaston), 25s. 11d. for 17 & 18 Edw. [I.] respectively, and 19s. 11d. for 19 Edw. [I.], 6s. having been received from Thos. de Codintone; with power of distress. Puleyncston, Whitmonday, 20 Edw. [I.]. [A. 84.]

1359. Quitclaim by Adam son and heir of John de Methelay of 24 April. Thornhill, to Henry son of William de Clesby of Thornhill, Chaplain, of his right in messuages, &c. late belonging to Wm. de Foxoles within the bounds of Thornhill. Thornhill, Wednesday after Easter, 1359.

1431. 4 Nov.

[B. 95.]

Grant by John Baneray and Agues his wife to John Scotte of lands and tenements in the town and territory of Thornyll. Witnesses :-Sir Thos. Sayvell, John Sayvell, John Nettylton, John Wryght, Robt. Wyliamson. Thornyll, 4 Nov. 10 Hen. vj. Remains of two seals on one tag.


[A. 277.]

Grant by John Banery and Agnes his wife to John Scotte of all 4 Nov. their lands &c. in Thornhill. Witnesses :-Thos. Sayvell, knt. John Sayvell, esq. John Nettilton, John Wright, Robt. Williamson. Thornhill, 4 Nov. 10 Hen. vj.

Seal, I. crowned.


[A. 278.]

Quitclaim by Hen. del Grene to Hen. Wryght of his right in 1 Jan. the lands &c. held by Wryght in the town and territory of Thornhill. Witnesses-John Sayvell, Ric. Sayvell, John Hulingheg. Thornhill, 1 Jan., 10 Hen. vj.

One seal, the device defaced.



[A. 279.]

Grant by Thos. Dynyngton and Peter Wylton to Edmund, son 23 July. and heir of Robt. Waddeslay, and to Alice his wife of the whole town of Waddeslay, Yorks.; the whole town of Thorneton-in-the-Strete which he had by feoffement of the said Robt. Waddeslay; in fee tail.

72 At Thornhill, near Wakefield, the family of de Methelay had some lands. See Y. A. J. viii., 487.

73 Thornton le Street near Thirsk, so called because on the Roman Road.

Witnesses :-James Strangways, the younger, Allan Wylkynson, Wm. Barseworthe, John Knayton, Wm. Marschal, John Swaynby. Thorneton in the Strete. 23 July. 11 Henry vi. With remainder to the right heirs of Robt. Waddeslay.

Two seals. One, a shamrock-leaf. The other, the letter P. [B. 137.]


1345. Quitclaim by John son of John de Shardelowe to Henry son of 23 May. Aucher of his right in the manor of Thorp Arches, Yorks. by reason of the grant to the said John by Aucher son of Henry by fine levied in the King's Court.

Westm. Monday after Trinity Sunday 19 Edw. iij.

Fragment of a seal, with a shield which evidently bore a chevron between three cross crosslets fitchee; legend St. Johannis



... at . . . J. de iij de ..

termino S. Trinitatis Anno R. E. iij a conquesta xix.

protectionibus de [A. 158.]

1401. Quitclaim by John Depden, Knt. to Thos. Hulott and Wm. 7 Aug. Flaxton, chaplains, of his right in lands etc. in the manor of Thorparch, mills and the advowson of the priory of Nunnemunketon, and lands etc. in the town of Thorparch.

Witnesses-Henry Vavasour, Nicholas Midylton, Kuts. Ric. Fayrefax, Wm. Barkar of Tadcaster, Wm. Dayvyll of Bylton. Thorparch. Sunday after St. Peter ad vincula. 2 Henry iv.

Fragment of a seal inscribed S. Johannis two coats quarterly described in the note.

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